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  • Notes on watching "Aliens" for the first time again, with a bunch of kids

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    Matt Zoller Seitz
    28 Feb 2015 | 11:44 pm
    For his 11th birthday, my son asked if he could have a slumber party. He invited seven other fifth-grade boys. They played video games for a couple of hours, ate pizza, then said they wanted to watch a movie. They'd seen every comic book movie multiple times. Seen all the Indiana Jones films. Star Wars. Anything with a hobbit in it. The usual 11-year old boy options, circa 2015, weren't going to work. So I suggested "Aliens," thinking, "Well, it's exciting, and even if they haven't see the first one, the movie tells the story well enough that you won't be confused about who Ripley is and…
  • Rebekah Brooks To Run News Corp.’s Social Media News Agency Storyful

    Todd Cunningham
    1 Mar 2015 | 4:07 pm
    Rebekah Brooks, the former editor and top aide to Rupert Murdoch who was at the center of the U.K. phone hacking scandal, is apparently signing back on with News Corp. Brooks, who stood trial and was cleared of all charges, will run the company’s Storyful social media news agency, according to London’s Financial Times. She’ll be based in New York, and is also expected to advise Murdoch on potential digital acquisitions. Brooks resigned as chief executive of News Corp.’s News International, now known as News UK, in 2011. Her exit came in the wake of public outrage over reports that…
  • Arts, Briefly: ‘Fault in Our Stars’ Team to Adapt Another Novel

    NYT > Movies
    Compiled by ANDREW R. CHOW
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:19 pm
    The screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber have signed on to write the adaptation of John Green’s debut novel, “Looking for Alaska.”
  • Update: ‘Wake’, starring Bruce Willis, shut down due to financial problems

    On Location Vacations
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:42 pm
    Just a couple weeks after filming started in Cleveland, the Bruce Willis movie Wake has been shut down due to financial issues. “Benaroya Pictures is working quickly to remedy the delay in production on the feature film ‘Wake,’ and we are optimistic we will resume principal photography in approximately 2-3 weeks,” the production said in […] The post Update: ‘Wake’, starring Bruce Willis, shut down due to financial problems appeared first on On Location Vacations.
  • 7 Ways The Following Is Rebooting Itself in Season 3 movie-scoop
    Liz Raftery
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:17 pm
    The Following is giving itself a (some would say much-needed) makeover in Season 3.The action picks ... Read More >Other Links From The FollowingKevin BaconJames PurefoyShawn AshmoreJessica StroupAlexi HawleySam UnderwoodMichael Ealy
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  • Notes on watching "Aliens" for the first time again, with a bunch of kids

    Matt Zoller Seitz
    28 Feb 2015 | 11:44 pm
    For his 11th birthday, my son asked if he could have a slumber party. He invited seven other fifth-grade boys. They played video games for a couple of hours, ate pizza, then said they wanted to watch a movie. They'd seen every comic book movie multiple times. Seen all the Indiana Jones films. Star Wars. Anything with a hobbit in it. The usual 11-year old boy options, circa 2015, weren't going to work. So I suggested "Aliens," thinking, "Well, it's exciting, and even if they haven't see the first one, the movie tells the story well enough that you won't be confused about who Ripley is and…
  • Maps to the Stars

    Matt Zoller Seitz
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:00 am
    David Cronenberg is near the top of the list of directors whose works resist snap judgments. His mix of black comedy and unabashed melodrama is so delicate, and in some ways so off-putting, that at times it's hard to tell if he's kidding or serious (the answer is usually both). He's been described as a horror filmmaker, and his longstanding fascination with bodily invasion and the fragility of flesh confirms that label—or does it? A good many of his films play like horror movies even if they don't have genetic mutations or other obvious "monsters." Why? Maybe because he's less interested in…
  • Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

    Peter Sobczynski
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:48 pm
    If anyone needed proof as to how beloved Leonard Nimoy was, all they would need to do was look at the Internet to witness the tributes to the man and his long career following the announcement of his passing today at the age of 83 from advanced pulmonary disease, which he was hospitalized for earlier in the week and which he attributed to a smoking habit that he had given up three decades earlier. These weren't just the normal acknowledgements of the death of a celebrity that one usually sees. These were deeper and more personal, as if someone close to them had died, and showed that to them,…
  • Columbia/Urban League "Smile" Reviews: Table of Contents

    The Editors
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:16 am
    The following reviews were written by Chicago high school students as part of Columbia College Chicago's Columbia Links journalism program. has partnered with the Chicago Urban League and Columbia Links to mentor these students and to give them a platform for their writing. Click on each of the writer's names to read the full review. Read more about the program here. SMILE directed by Marquis DaisyReviewed by MATTHEW REILLYThough some viewers—like myself—have never experienced the feelings of grief, remorse or sorrow over a death, "Smile" has made it…
  • Thumbnails 2/27/15

    Matt Fagerholm
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:03 am
    1."Everything About the Edward Snowden / 'Citizenfour' Lawsuit Is Bats—t Crazy": Motherboard's Jason Koebler breaks down the timeline of bizarre events.“A very misguided man in Kansas is suing Edward Snowden, Laura Poitras, and the official promoters of ‘Citizenfour’ in one of the most annoyingly insane lawsuits in recent memory. The lawsuit filed in December on behalf of the entire population of the United States, has been pretty well covered elsewhere, but some new developments, not least of which is ‘Citizenfour’’s Oscar win, have made it noteworthy again. The…
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  • Rebekah Brooks To Run News Corp.’s Social Media News Agency Storyful

    Todd Cunningham
    1 Mar 2015 | 4:07 pm
    Rebekah Brooks, the former editor and top aide to Rupert Murdoch who was at the center of the U.K. phone hacking scandal, is apparently signing back on with News Corp. Brooks, who stood trial and was cleared of all charges, will run the company’s Storyful social media news agency, according to London’s Financial Times. She’ll be based in New York, and is also expected to advise Murdoch on potential digital acquisitions. Brooks resigned as chief executive of News Corp.’s News International, now known as News UK, in 2011. Her exit came in the wake of public outrage over reports that…
  • Kanye West Announces Religious-Themed Title for Next Album

    Anita Bennett
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:32 pm
    Kanye West is turning to religion, again. The “Jesus Walks” rapper, tweeted Saturday that his seventh studio album will be titled So Help Me God. The Grammy-winning musician also shared an image of four lowercase m’s connected in a diamond shape, which is a 13th century Monastic symbol of the Virgin Mary, according to Reddit. New Album title… — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) March 1, 2015 So Help Me God — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) March 1, 2015 This isn’t the first time West has incorporated religion into his music. His most…
  • William Shatner Arrives in LA, Won’t Discuss Leonard Nimoy Funeral (Video)

    Todd Cunningham
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:27 pm
    William Shatner has beamed himself back to Los Angeles where Leonard Nimoy‘s funeral was set to take place Sunday, according to media reports. It was a shocker, because earlier in the day the former Captain Kirk on the hit “Star Trek” TV series spent hours on Twitter defending his decision to miss the service for his co-star, explaining that he couldn’t make it because of an earlier commitment to a Red Cross charity function in Palm Beach, Fla. The 83-year-old Shatner even tweeted that his two daughters would attend in his place. But on Sunday afternoon, TMZ posted…
  • Josh Elliott Talks Decision to Leave ‘GMA’ for NBC, New ‘Dateline’ Disaster Series ‘Escape’

    Travis Reilly
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:11 pm
    When Josh Elliott left ABC’s “Good Morning America” nearly a year ago for a post at NBC Sports, the world was stunned. One of broadcast journalism’s rising stars had left a top-rated morning news show for an undefined role at a different network, where he would have to ride the bench for six months because of a non-compete clause in his previous contract. “I loved my time at ABC News. It was life-changing for me. I had the opportunity to tell so many different sorts of stories and be involved in so many different projects,” he told TheWrap. “But…
  • ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ Star Patti Stanger on Celebrity Fix-Ups: ‘No Scrubs Here’ (Video)

    L.A. Ross
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:45 pm
    Bravo’s “Millionaire Matchmaker” star Patti Stanger took up the cause of “Drinking With the Stars” with full heart this week when she brought us a few bottles of her new wine to drink as we talked about her veteran Bravo show — which just celebrated its 100th episode. Of course, we weren’t going to object. Stanger’s new pursuit in vino makes sense when you consider all the boozy mixers she throws for Southern California’s lovelorn elite. And considering “Millionaire Matchmaker” has been on the air since 2008 — an…
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  • Update: ‘Wake’, starring Bruce Willis, shut down due to financial problems

    27 Feb 2015 | 9:42 pm
    Just a couple weeks after filming started in Cleveland, the Bruce Willis movie Wake has been shut down due to financial issues. “Benaroya Pictures is working quickly to remedy the delay in production on the feature film ‘Wake,’ and we are optimistic we will resume principal photography in approximately 2-3 weeks,” the production said in […] The post Update: ‘Wake’, starring Bruce Willis, shut down due to financial problems appeared first on On Location Vacations.
  • New photos and videos from the set of ‘Gotham’ in NYC

    27 Feb 2015 | 12:53 pm
    The week the cast of Gotham was spotted filming around Manhattan and, lucky for us, a few of our readers and Twitter followers were kind enough to share their photos and videos from the set! We won’t say too much about what they caught, because there are some spoilers, but you can check it all […] The post New photos and videos from the set of ‘Gotham’ in NYC appeared first on On Location Vacations.
  • Chad Michael Murray spotted in Las Vegas

    27 Feb 2015 | 11:18 am
    On Saturday, Feb. 21, One Tree Hill star Chad Michael Murray stopped by Absinthe at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas to check out the 10 p.m. performance. Following the show, Murray met with The Gazillionaire and his assistant Joy Jenkins, as well as performers Charlie Starling, Lea Hinz and the “Green Fairy” Melody Sweets for […] The post Chad Michael Murray spotted in Las Vegas appeared first on On Location Vacations.
  • Clooney Watch 2015 is underway in NYC as ‘Money Monster’ begins filming

    27 Feb 2015 | 9:45 am
    This week the Jodie Foster-directed movie Money Monster began filming in NYC. The movie stars George Clooney as the host of a live stock investment TV show who makes a bad call on a hot stock, causing a disgruntled investor to storm his studio with a gun and threaten to kill him if the stock […] The post Clooney Watch 2015 is underway in NYC as ‘Money Monster’ begins filming appeared first on On Location Vacations.
  • Friday, Feb. 27 Filming Locations for Blacklist, Stalker, When the Bough Breaks, SVU, Money Monster & more!

    26 Feb 2015 | 10:35 pm
    Here’s a look at what’s filming on location for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015: If you have any scoop about where a movie or TV show is filming, let us know about it at or at! We depend on your tips to keep the site going, all of our info comes from our amazing […] The post Friday, Feb. 27 Filming Locations for Blacklist, Stalker, When the Bough Breaks, SVU, Money Monster & more! appeared first on On Location Vacations.
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    Film School Rejects

  • Two New Documentaries Take Very Different Looks at the Human Heart

    Rob Hunter
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:54 pm
    Filmbuff Two new documentaries opened this weekend on VOD and in limited theatrical release, but aside from being non-fiction they share absolutely nothing in common. Well, nothing obvious anyway, but through sheer will power and the finessing of a few adjectives I feel confident saying that these two wildly different films are both focused on exploring the human heart. The Widowmaker is obvious as it’s quite literally a look at a specific type of heart attack that has killed millions of people even though it’s quite possibly a preventable incident. The doc explores a quick…
  • Original Supergirl Star Helen Slater is Given a Second Chance With the Character

    Christopher Campbell
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:06 pm
    TriStar Pictures No, Helen Slater isn’t getting another go at playing the superhero 31 years after Supergirl flopped at the box office. There’s still no sequel to the movie planned, nor even a reboot, but a TV series of the same name is in the works for CBS, and Slater has been cast in an undisclosed part. TV Line reported that she and former Superman portrayer Dean Cain, who donned the cape for TV’s Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, are both joining the show, which will star Melissa Benoist in the title role this time around. Slater and Cain may only…
  • This Game of Thrones Season 5 Poster is a Monster

    Neil Miller
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:01 pm
    HBO There be dragons here. Simple and wonderfully effective is this final poster — known as Key Art — for Game of Thrones season 5. This is the final impression that HBO would like to leave us with before the show returns to our television screens on April 12. Guess what, they want us all to know that this season is fraught with danger. Big, fire-breathing danger. Standing right in front of all that danger is everyone’s favorite, Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage). There is still much to learn about this upcoming fifth season and we’ll undoubtedly have plenty to say…
  • There Are Good Movies to See During The Winter

    Samantha Ladwig
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:48 pm
    20th Century Fox Winter season has generally been home to some of the most forgettable movies, i.e. Gangster Squad, The Spy Next Door, and Endless Love. With the emphasis to catch up on Oscar nominees, and the spew of V-Day romances, it appears that there is little room for decent, original, and enjoyable films. However, with the decline in Oscar integrity there has been a rising intrigue in moviegoers to find the hidden gems amongst the sea of winter releases. With each year comes a larger chunk of films to get excited about and a growing interest towards festival screenings and new…
  • His Was The Most Human

    Neil Miller
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:09 pm
    Leonard Nimoy is a personal hero of mine. I’m sure that I’m not alone. I can only say that I met him once, albeit very briefly, but he was just as gracious and good natured as you’d expect.  He was most known as Spock from Star Trek, the logical first officer of the USS Enterprise. There was so much more to Mr. Nimoy than his most iconic work. So much so that the writing of any tribute in the wake of his passing today is a terrifying proposition. I’m not sure I have the words to truly sum up what Mr. Nimoy meant to several generations of fans, but I do know this:…
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  • Kanye West Reveals Next Album Title

    Alex Stedman
    1 Mar 2015 | 3:25 pm
    Kanye West had a surprise for fans Saturday night. After teasing followers by tweeting “New album title…,” the rapper then revealed the name to his follow-up to “Yeezus”: “So Help Me God.” He also included what many are speculating to be the album’s coverwork. As many observant fans caught, the photo seems to be a... Read more »
  • Family Equality Council Sings Praises of ‘Glee,’ ‘Modern Family’ at Awards Dinner

    1 Mar 2015 | 12:44 pm
    “Who gets to stand for something and still make people laugh and feel something at the same time?” said “Glee” star Alex Newell on the carpet at Saturday night’s Family Equality Council awards dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The answer? The casts of “Glee” and “Modern Family,” both honored at the event for doing just... Read more »
  • John Ridley, ‘American Crime’ Cast Talk Their Own Crime Fantasies

    Marianne Zumberge
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:29 pm
    If John Ridley were to commit a crime, he would want to do it in style. “Something like ‘Ocean’s Eleven,’ where I could hang out with a bunch of really good-looking people in great clothes in Vegas just having a great time,” he said. “American Crime,” Ridley’s new series on ABC, has rendered him something... Read more »
  • William Shatner Remembers Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Compassion and Dedication’ on Twitter

    Alex Stedman
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:08 pm
    William Shatner may be unable to attend Leonard Nimoy’s funeral, but that’s not stopping him from paying tribute to his friend and “Star Trek” co-star, taking to Twitter to remember Nimoy and answer fan questions about the two. After Shatner said on Twitter that he would be unable to make it to Nimoy’s funeral because... Read more »
  • ‘Fifty Shades’ Becomes Universal’s Highest-Grossing R-Rated International Release

    1 Mar 2015 | 10:58 am
    Sex, even of the kinky variety, apparently knows no boundaries and crosses all borders. “Fifty Shades of Grey” has become Universal Pictures’ highest-grossing R-rated international release with $338.4 million, topping the $330 million made by “Ted.” The erotic drama topped foreign charts for the third consecutive week, adding $36 million from 59 territories to its... Read more »
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  • Scott Walker Admits That He Flip-Flopped On Immigration

    Sam Levine
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:16 pm
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) admitted on Sunday that he had completely changed his stance on immigration and that he now has a much tougher position on undocumented individuals living in the United States."I don't believe in amnesty, and part of the reason why I've made that a firm position is I look at the way this president has mishandled that issue," Walker said during an interview on "Fox News Sunday."More...
  • 'SNL' Women Take Sara Bareilles' 'Brave' Lyrics Literally And Say What They Wanna Say

    Erin Whitney
    1 Mar 2015 | 1:47 pm
    Do you suffer from politeness? Are you tired of making coffee dates with people you don't like or holding back spoilers for the sake of your friends? You don't have to anymore, you just have to be brave!The ladies of "SNL" embrace their audacity in a new sketch that says it's OK to speak your mind, even if it's totally rude. Leslie Jones calls out Pete Davidson for not paying enough at lunch and Kate McKinnon flat out tells her co-worker she's not going to her birthday party.More...
  • William Shatner Fires Back At Critics After Missing Leonard Nimoy's Funeral

    Lauren Zupkus
    1 Mar 2015 | 1:26 pm
    William Shatner is facing some backlash since announcing that he could not attend Leonard Nimoy's funeral because of a commitment he made to a charity event in Florida. After the New York Daily News labeled Shatner "Captain Jerk" on its front page and others insisted that Shatner could have attended both events, the 83-year-old took to Twitter to fire back at his critics:“@NYDailyNews: An early look at tomorrow's front page.” I want to share this. Let's discuss it— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 1, 2015More...
  • Bernie Sanders Calls Out Media For Not Covering Obama's Trade Deal

    Andrew Hart
    1 Mar 2015 | 1:14 pm
    Adding to the chorus of protest over President Obama’s push for a controversial new trade pact with Asia, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sounded off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and accused mainstream media of not covering what could be one of the biggest trade agreements in history.“The major television networks are not covering the TPP. Incredible as it may sound, this trade agreement—the largest trade agreement in the history of the United States of America—has received virtually no coverage, no coverage, on the major networks,” Sanders said from the Senate floor on…
  • Dallas Ebola Nurse Slams Hospital, Claims They Used Her For PR

    1 Mar 2015 | 1:02 pm
    DALLAS, March 1 (Reuters) - The first person infected with Ebola in the United States, nurse Nina Pham, said she was used for publicity purposes by her hospital, which also invaded her privacy and did not properly train her, the Dallas Morning News reported on Sunday. Pham, 26, told the newspaper that chaos hit the Dallas hospital when it admitted Thomas Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States after he contracted it in Liberia. Nurses were ill prepared and received little guidance on how to treat Ebola or protect themselves. "I wanted to believe that they would have…
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  • Jason Momoa Talks Aquaman: How Much Is He In Batman v Superman?

    Joel D Amos
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:56 pm
    When that Aquaman poster for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice premiered, the internet practically exploded. Jason Momoa is a born Aquaman and his thrill with being able to talk about it was palpable. He also was quite impressed with the image Zack Snyder released as well. “Zack Snyder called me up and said, ‘I’m posting this picture now.’ He’s just a genius and I love him to death. He sent it over and we’re in the middle of the editing suite for the thing I’m doing right now, and we all freaked out, man,” Momoa told EW. “It was so amazing to see it come out.” So, now…
  • 13 Actresses Who Could Be Lara Croft: Who Should Star in Tomb Raider Reboot?

    Joel D Amos
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:08 pm
    When the first Lara Croft: Tomb Raider movie debuted in 2001, Angelina Jolie was twenty-six. We think she was born to be the video game heroine come to life on the silver screen. If producers are looking to cast the recently announced Tomb Raider reboot around the same age, we have a number of choices to be considered. Then again, we stretch it a little bit with a few of our choices because we think they have the talent to embody the role and take it to the next level -- some older than Jolie was when she debuted as Croft and some younger. We present many choices for the casting director…
  • Weekend Movie Preview: February 27, 2015

    Joel D Amos
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:05 pm
    The last weekend movie preview for the month of February finds Will Smith returning to his glory with Focus, Olivia Wilde getting wildly horrific in The Lazarus Effect and director David Cronenberg turning his fiery lens on Hollywood in Maps to the Stars.  Let's break it down... Focus: Smith is one of the best con men in the biz, but he gets his feathers ruffled a bit when he meets Margot Robbie and takes her under his wing. The con is on and this slick thrill ride has one of the most explosive scenes you will see this year. We'll just say three words: Super Bowl con! Focus Photos 1.
  • Avengers Age of Ultron Character Posters: Black Widow, Nick Fury & Thor Revealed

    Joel D Amos
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:15 am
    Hot on the heels of the first two Avengers: Age of Ultron character posters -- Iron Man and Hulk -- we’ve got not one more, but three additional character posters to brighten up your morning as we mourn Leonard Nimoy’s death and its loss in the sci-fi world. Samuel L. Jackson is back as Nick Fury and he gives us his best fierce Fury gaze in his character poster. Black Widow is ready for a fight (when isn’t she?) as the Scarlett Johansson character poster lands today as well. And what Friday would not be complete with a little hammer-time? Thor is the third and final Avengers: Age of…
  • Celebrities React to Leonard Nimoy Death: “Live Long and Prosper”

    Joel D Amos
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:47 am
    The news of the death of Leonard Nimoy has hit us hard here in Hollywood today. The man who helped define our childhoods (and what many of us now do for a living) has passed away and those who knew him well and were influenced by his work have reacted on social media. Here are just a few of the thoughts so far… "I loved him like a brother. We will all miss his humor, his talent, and his capacity to love," said William Shatner on Twitter. “Today, the world lost a great man, and I lost a great friend. We return you now to the stars, Leonard. You taught us to 'Live Long And Prosper,' and you…
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  • Recommended Cinema for March 01-March 07, 2015

    Not Coming to a Theater Near You
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    This calendar is a new addition to, and is updated each Sunday with suggested screenings for the upcoming week. Currently, the calendar contains listings for , , , , , , , and . Others will be added in the future, and if you're interested in curating a calendar in your part of the world, !
  • Vernon, Florida

    Rumsey Taylor
    9 Jun 2014 | 8:44 am
    Vernon, Florida is a portrait of America’s fringes, a document of a place that seems to have remained endearingly beholden to archaic mores. This is a romantic pretense, however, and those who admire the film will almost certainly find the real-life Vernon to be far more mundane and less folksy, but its history uncharacteristically perverse and violent.
  • Burn Hollywood Burn

    David Carter
    4 Jun 2014 | 1:46 pm
    One of the most spectacular flops in history, the film effectively ended the careers of Joe Eszterhas and Arthur Hiller, and it also marked the end of its film studio, Cinergi Pictures. It’s as though the film succeeds at antagonizing those whom it satarizes, and in result it is so noxious that few have opted to encounter it.
  • Pitfall

    Thomas Scalzo
    3 Jun 2014 | 1:53 pm
    Amid stark mountains of black coal and decrepit mining towns, traitors, backstabbers, and murderers carry out their soulless machinations. For those in power, selfishness and greed are the order of the day, and for the workingman, a bitter life of endless toil is rewarded only with a bitter afterlife of endless torment. And yet, beneath the caustic social commentary that dominates the film lies an almost imperceptible championing of the incorruptibility of the human spirit, injecting this otherwise bleak forecast for humanity with a modicum of hope.
  • The Adventures of Gerard

    Ian Johnston
    2 Jun 2014 | 9:18 am
    Jerzy Skolimowski’s films of the sixties - edgy, innovative, and challenging - were so clearly part of the collective new wave sweeping national cinemas of the day that the choice of The Adventures of Gerard as the first film of his international career seems doubly perplexing; it offers almost no connections with the work that went before.
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  • Watch: Maggie Smith Stars as 'The Lady in the Van' in First Trailer

    Alex Billington
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:01 pm
    "Would you like to push me up the street?" Today's trailer selection is for an adaptation of a play about an elderly woman named Mary Shepherd who lived in a battered car on the driveway of the writer Alan Bennett for 15 years. Oscar winning actress Maggie Smith plays Miss Shepherd, a character she has played before on stage and on the radio, and she looks like quite a hoot. She's joined by Alex Jennings as Alan Bennett, with appearances by Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Jim Broadbent, Frances de la Tour and a few others. The film won't be released for another 8 months, so this is more of our…
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Enters 'The Crowded Room' with 24 Personalities

    Ethan Anderton
    1 Mar 2015 | 10:52 am
    Later this year, we'll probably see Leonardo DiCaprio enter the awards race again with the lead role in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's The Revenant (get a first look right here). But it sounds like he's got another potential awards contender finally coming together after trying to get the project off the ground for nearly two decades. The Crowded Room is a real life drama about Billy Milligan, the first person to successfully use multiple personality disorder as a defense in a court of law. Sounds like a compelling enough story, and making the story more rich is the fact that Milligan had 24…
  • Warner Bros. Turning Animated 'Adventure Time' into Feature Film

    Ethan Anderton
    1 Mar 2015 | 10:28 am
    The wild and wacky journeys of Finn and Jake are heading to the big screen. Deadline has word that Cartoon Network's hit animated series Adventure Time is being developed by the channel's sister company Warner Bros. Pictures for a feature film adaptation. The LEGO Movie co-director and producer Chris McKay and Roy Lee are producing the film, so it's bound to be great. For those who don't know, the series follows a 12-year old boy named Finn and his talking dog best friend Jake who go on endless quests to protect their beloved Land of Ooo, usually from the Ice King who is searching for his…
  • 'MacGruber' Sequel is Still 'Priority #1' According to Star Will Forte

    Ethan Anderton
    27 Feb 2015 | 5:01 pm
    It's been about six months since we had any real update on the progress of MacGruber 2, a sequel that surprisingly has some legs even though the film bombed hard at the box office. The "Saturday Night Live" feature adaptation of the late night sketch parody of "MacGyver" has gained quite a following on home video though, and star Will Forte and writer/director Jorma Taccone have been at least slowly writing a sequel. And since Forte is currently doing the rounds for his new show "Last Man on Earth" on Fox (which you should watch because Phil Lord & Chris Miller have a hand in it), we have…
  • Sound Off: Glenn Ficarra & John Requa's 'Focus' - Your Thoughts?

    Alex Billington
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:37 pm
    Now that you've seen it, what did you think? It's about distraction. It's about focus. Now in theaters is the latest movie starring Will Smith, titled Focus, co-starring Margot Robbie of The Wolf of Wall Street. Smith plays Nicky, a con man in the midst of his latest scheme who is thrown for a loop when an accomplished femme fatale from his past shows up. Focus comes from the directors of Crazy Stupid Love and I Love You Phillip Morris, Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, and the cast also includes Adrian Martinez, Gerald McRaney, Rodrigo Santoro and BD Wong. So how is it? Worth your time or not?
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  • Joseph Kahn’s ‘Power/Rangers’ Copyright Debate Settled; Original Rangers Offer Opinions

    Germain Lussier
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:30 am
    UPDATE: The copyright debate over Power/Rangers has been settled and the film is back on YouTube and Vimeo. Click there to see both. Original story follows with the update after. One of the biggest movie stories this week was the release of Power/Rangers, a professionally made, R-rated fan film based on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Directed by Joseph Kahn (Torque) and produced by Adi Shankar (Dredd), the Power Rangers short film put a dark, kinetic spin on the ’90s cartoon. Fans seemed to enjoy it but two groups who didn’t like the short were Saban Brands, the company who…
  • This Week In Trailers: A Space Program, Lazer Team, Approaching the Elephant, Félix and Meira, Forbidden Films

    Christopher Stipp
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am
    Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we catch up with the other Neistat brother, get Hasidic and cheat on our husband, get homeschooled, wonder out loud just who or what in the hell Rooster Teeth is, and spend some time with the cinematic arm of the Nazi Party. A…
  • See New ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Poster and Clips

    Russ Fischer
    27 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm
    A new Game of Thrones season 5 poster is out, along with a couple of new clips. The poster is striking, because it features Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) standing on the prow of a ship, staring up at one of Daenerys’ dragons. And the clips are solid, because one features the hint of a little conversational conflict, while the other marks the return of fan-favorite character Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie). See it all below. Here’s the poster. Before you get too excited about a new look at a dragon, consider that the image here seems to borrow a shot of Drogon from…
  • Superhero Bits: Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Suicide Squad

    Germain Lussier
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:10 pm
    What happens when Bruce Wayne get put into 50 Shades of Grey? Can you get the Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 cassette tape? Is Anthony Mackie actually in Avengers: Age of Ultron? Who makes the costume in Daredevil? How did Miles Teller deal with the science of his Fantastic Four character? Did Margot Robbie audition for Suicide Squad? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. This Batman/50 Shades of Grey mashup by Josh Meeter doesn’t 100% work, but it’s still really funny. Evan Peters told Moviefone that he’s very excited to see what Aaron…
  • Page 2: House of Cards, BTTF, Peanuts, Frozen, Star Wars, Fifth Element, Shining, Star Trek

    Peter Sciretta
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:00 pm
    Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: FU 2016 t-shirt 9 Recently Introduced Television Characters We Instantly Despised 35 Promised Remakes of Documentaries That Still Haven’t Happened Dave Perillo’s “Hypocrisy + Casualties” Set of Cards prints In the Age of Hacking, Is the Con-Artist Movie Genre…
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    Wise Kwai's Thai Film Journal

  • Open Secrets revealed in Chulalongkorn documentary exhibition

    Wise Kwai
    25 Feb 2015 | 9:00 pm
    If you don't mind trying to watch films in the not-always-ideal setting of an art gallery, then perhaps you'll want to check out documentaries by noted Thai filmmakers and visual artists in the exhibition Open Secrets from tomorrow night until April 10 at Chulalongkorn University's Art Center in Bangkok.Among the directors is Jakrawal Nilthamrong, a visual artist and experimental filmmaker. He just premiered his debut feature Vanishing Point to award-winning acclaim at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. While we patiently wait for that show up in local cinemas, the…
  • Lav Diaz, The Raid 2 among Asian Film Awards nominees

    Wise Kwai
    25 Feb 2015 | 8:59 pm
    Demonstrating that it helps if you kick ass, Filipino auteur Lav Diaz and the Indonesian martial-arts film The Raid 2: Berandal will represent Southeast Asia at the ninth Asian Film Awards, which have once again not included any Thai films among its nominees.Indie-cult helmer Diaz is among the best director nominees for his latest opus, From What Is Before (Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon), which examines the profound social tattering of a village under martial law during the Marcos regime. The four-hour drama premiered in competition at last year's Locarno fest, where it won the top-prize Golden…
  • Last Executioner pops up in Bangkok

    Wise Kwai
    23 Feb 2015 | 8:00 pm
    If you missed seeing The Last Executioner (, Petchakat) last year (and lots did, given how it whirled in and out of cinemas) then here's a chance sighting in an unusual location, Bangkok's stately Neilson Hays Library.Starring Shanghai film fest award-winner Vithaya Pansringarm as Thai prison death-row rifleman Chavoret Jaruboon, it's a biopic and psychological study about a man conflicted by his faith and his lethal profession.The screening is set for this Thursday, February 26 at 7pm. Tickets are 400 baht (300bt for members/students).  Book here.On hand afterward will be director Tom…
  • Memory! fest has sweet treat for Bangkok

    Wise Kwai
    23 Feb 2015 | 5:27 am
    Sugar Is Not Sweet (, Namtan Mai Wan), a hyper-colorful romantic comedy by Thai cinema's pioneering auteur, R.D. Pestonji, is among a selection of classic films set to screen in the Memory! International Film Heritage Festival from February 26 to March 6 in Bangkok.From 1965, Sugar Is Not Sweet was the final feature from Pestonji, and is one of his more-personal efforts with its reflection on his own Indian heritage. Starring Sombat Metanee in one of his early leading roles, the story is about the slacker son of a Chinese-Thai businessman who has promised his boy's hand in marriage to the…
  • Academy for Southeast Asian Filmmakers workshops set for Bangkok, Jakarta

    Wise Kwai
    23 Feb 2015 | 3:27 am
    Mofilm, an outfit that puts on short-film contests around the world and acts as a social-network for indie filmmakers, will launch the Academy for Southeast Asian Filmmakers with workshops in Bangkok and Jakarta in May.Here's a bit more about it from an e-mail:Chevrolet and Mofilm have partnered to celebrate, foster and nurture filmmakers from across Southeast Asia, through the Academy for Southeast Asian Filmmakers (ASAF). The Academy workshops will be a free three-day course that will develop filmmaking expertise. The course, created and delivered by experts from the local filmmaking…
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  • Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To Alex de la Iglesia's A FERPECT CRIME!

    1 Mar 2015 | 10:00 am
    Hey, Toronto! Twitch is proud to present Dancing With The Devil - an extensive retrospective of Spanish maverick Alex de la Iglesia unspooling at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. Things continue this week with a March 3rd screening of his A Ferpect Crime and we want to give you tickets!TRafael (Guillermo Toledo) is the top clerk in a major metropolitan department store, where he has his pick of the female staff and clientele and his eye on a plum promotion. But when the promotion goes to a hated rival -- and when said rival ends up dead after a heated argument with Rafael -- the smooth-talking…
  • Review: Joyless Rebellion In Joel Potrykus's Hilarious, Disturbing BUZZARD

    28 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am
    BAMcinématek at the BAM Rose Cinemas will present a special advance screening of Joel Potrykus' Buzzard on March 4th, followed by a Q&A with the director and screenings of his previous two films, Coyote and Ape. Please visit BAM website for tickets.Joel Potrykus reconfirms his reputation as a 'real deal' in American indie scene with searingly funny and original Buzzard, the conclusion of his animal trilogy after Coyote and Ape, again, starring his muse, the incomparable Joshua Burge, as an angry social miscreant. Enter the world of Marty Jackitansky (Burge) - a $9.50/hr indefinite temp…
  • Twitchvision: Jason Gorber Remembers Leonard Nimoy

    28 Feb 2015 | 7:30 am
    We lost a truly iconic performer yesterday when Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015) passed away. He had a remarkable career, topped of course by playing one of the most iconic characters in popular culture.Here is a look back at the man and his career in the video tribute below.... [Read the whole post on]
  • Crowdfund This! Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs Wants To Make STOLEN

    28 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am
    When we at TwitchFilm were all making our 2014 year-end lists, I put an item in mine about Rhymes for Young Ghouls, and in particular about its lead actress Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs. About her, I wrote:"...the story introduces Aila, played fantastically by Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs, and she turned out to be the single protagonist I cheered for the most in 2014." (...) "She's a standout talent, and I hope we'll be seeing her a lot more often in the future." (...) "...after seeing Rhymes For Young Ghouls I'd already pay just to watch her read a phonebook." Well, apparently it's time to pull…
  • China Lion To Bring Andy Lau's LOST AND LOVE To N. America, Watch The Trailer

    27 Feb 2015 | 11:30 pm
    China Lion Film Distribution will release the Andy Lau drama Lost And Love in North America, Australia and New Zealand day-and-date with mainland China next month. Tackling the en vogue theme of child abduction, and based on real events, Lost And Love is the story of a desperate father, Lei (Andy Lau), from Hubei province who spends years scouring the country searching for his son, who was abducted as a young boy. A chance encounter with a young mechanic, Ceng (Jing Boran), who himself was kidnapped as a child, is the trigger for a profound friendship that brings hope, courage and…
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    Are You Screening?

  • Secrets & Lies Review – TV ABC

    Marc Eastman
    1 Mar 2015 | 7:05 am
    ABC‘s Secrets & Lies gives away the main thrust of the story with the gimmick itself, leaving the ten-episode dramatic effort to keep viewers interested with… well, all the secrets and lies. The trick here being that some of them aren’t actually either. Similar to such popular, recent efforts as Broadchurch (Gracepoint), this is another reworking of a foreign show. This one, like The Slap, an effort from Australia. The show opens with Ben Crawford (Ryan Phillippe) sprinting out of the woods to get help after he finds the body of a small boy, Tom Murphy. Tom was not just…
  • Welcome To Me Trailer

    Marc Eastman
    26 Feb 2015 | 6:44 pm
    Welcome to Me ought to be one of the films you can’t wait for, or at least very high on your list of upcoming indies, and Kristen Wiig, hot off of The Skeleton Twins, is about to take over the world. The story of a woman with a personality disorder, who obviously is off her meds, winning the lottery and spending the money to air her own talk show, Welcome to Me is indie gold, and Wiig is the person to deliver. Plus, the supporting cast is amazing, and if the trailer is a legitimate picture of the film, it should be brilliant. Take a look below, and let me know what you think of this…
  • RU? Instant Reaction Review Podcast Ep. 126 – Horrible Bosses Review

    Marc Eastman
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:42 pm
    Horrible Bosses 2 was so fantastic that we spent at least half the show answering listener questions about the Star Wars trailer, which makes us nervous. We also ran for a while on the idea of the user ratings from various sites, and the extent to which they are perhaps skewed in cases such as this movie, because you had to agree to show up for this one in order to rate it… theoretically. The most interesting thing to talk about here was contractual obligation, and it was more of a letdown than it might seem, because we are both on board for giving anything with Jason Bateman a chance,…
  • Rizzoli & Isles Fifth Season DVD Release Hits June 9th

    Marc Eastman
    26 Feb 2015 | 2:16 pm
    Rizzoli & Isles has been around for five seasons, and the 18-episode release of the latest season is headed your way. It hits June 9th, and has some interesting bonus features. The show has had some ups and downs, with some episodes feeling decidedly clunky, but it hasn’t hurt the ratings, and the show has become the hit of TNT. The release puts this one in your hand in time for the sixth season premiere, in case you need to do any catching up and/or revisiting. Check out all the info below, and make sure to pick up your copy.   Four-Disc Set Includes All 18 Episodes from the…
  • The Last Man On Earth Review – TV FOX

    Marc Eastman
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:13 am
    The main thing to know about FOX‘s The Last Man on Earth before going in is that it’s a long con. FOX is keeping things under wraps with the Will Forte vehicle (the clip above finally lets on that someone else is on Earth), but there’s only so much you can hide if someone really wants to know. For example, if you just go to, you find that Kristen Schaal, January Jones, Mel Rodriguez, and Cleopatra Coleman are all on the show as well. The gimmick is clear going in, and Will Forte is a talented enough comedian and actor that he can sell the idea of jumping on board…
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    DAILY FILM DOSE: A Daily Film Appreciation and Review Blog

  • Once Upon a Time in America

    Alan Bacchus
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:26 am
    It took 13 years for Sergio Leone to get this, his last film, onto the big screen. For the most part the time away served him well, as this superlative exercise in gangster cinema, dramatically heightened to the max with the same dreamy romantic sensabilities of his Spaghetti Westerns, comes close to being the final word in prohibition-era crime films.   Once Upon a Time in America (1984) dir. Sergio LeoneStarring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci, Treat WilliamsBy Alan BacchusThe long 229-minute version is available on Blu-ray, and since virtually everyone…
  • Blow Out

    Alan Bacchus
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:29 am
    By 1981, Brian De Palma was well into his ’Hitchcock period’, a string of films in the late 70s going back to 1973’s Sisters, but really starting with 1976’s Obsession, followed by Carrie that same year and then The Fury (1978) and Dressed to Kill (1980), which mashed together Alfred Hitchcock‘s most famous suspense set pieces with a tone of sleazy exploitation and dreamy cinematic bravura. The success of Carrie notwithstanding, Blow Out was arguably De Palma's most accomplished of these films.Blow Out (1981) dir. Brian de PalmaStarring: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, Dennis Franz,…
  • Chariots of Fire

    Alan Bacchus
    23 Feb 2015 | 1:27 pm
    The iconic shot of the athletes wearing Wimbledon white, running through the beach, splashing water in slow motion set to the synthesized grandeur of Vangelis's score buoys most of this picture. Looking back, the story of a group of British track and field athletes and their collective journeys to the 1924 Olympics in Paris, fighting for King and Country, is as stuffy and stodgy as British period films come, and is arguably one of the least memorable Best Picture Oscar winners.Chariots of Fire (1981) dir. Hugh HudsonStarring: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers, Sir. John…
  • Deliverance

    Alan Bacchus
    20 Feb 2015 | 9:47 am
    Perhaps the ultimate film about the male bravado, four city men, in the outback of Appalachia, out to conquer nature and canoe down the rapids of an untamed river wild, become hunted by a group of hillbilly locals. While some of the character conflict and thematic pronunciations hit the nail on the head, looking back 40 years later, Deliverance is still a riveting adventure film equalled by deep connections of man, nature, class and gender.Deliverance (1972) dir. John BoormanStarring: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronnie CoxBy Alan BacchusEach character is written to highlight the…
  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    Alan Bacchus
    19 Feb 2015 | 8:33 am
    As an exercise in research, I read some of the original reviews for A Streetcar Named Desire, both the 1951 film and the original Broadway play. Surprisingly, very little was made of Marlon Brando, then brand new to both Broadway and Hollywood. Brando's role as Stanley Kowalski, of course, is now almost universally recognized as ground zero for the dramatic shift away from the classical Hollywood studio form of acting to the immersive method style. And yet the original Variety review is surprisingly understated in their praise, writing, "Marlon Brando, at times, captures strongly the…
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    Box Office Mojo - Top Stories

  • 'Focus' Pulls Off Minor Heist

    1 Mar 2015 | 1:53 pm
    While it didn't quite return Will Smith to his former box office glory, Focus (2015) still easily took the top spot on a quiet weekend at the box office.Kingsman: The Secret Service and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water held on to second and third place, respectively, while The Lazarus Effect got off to a so-so start in fifth.Focus opened to an estimated $19.1 million this weekend, which is identical to Crazy, Stupid, Love.'s debut (that's the last movie from directors Glenn Ficarra ...
  • 'Fifty Shades' Approaches $500 Million Worldwide

    1 Mar 2015 | 10:45 am
    For the third weekend in a row, Fifty Shades of Grey easily took first place at the international box office.The worldwide phenomenon added $36 million from 59 markets, which brings its overseas total to a stunning $338.4 million. Holdover markets were off an average of 46 percent from last weekend. The movie's only new territory was South Korea, where it opened in fourth place with $1.8 million; according to Universal, this comparatively low debut correlates with the fact that the book nev...
  • Friday Report: 'Focus' Steals Away with $6.5 Million

    28 Feb 2015 | 9:05 am
    On another quiet Friday at the box office, newcomers Focus (2015) and The Lazarus Effect both started off a little bit slower than expected.Opening at 3,323 locations, Focus took first place with an estimated $6.47 million. That's nearly identical to Crazy, Stupid, Love. ($6.58 million), which was the previous outing from directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. It's also generally on par with star-driven, adult-friendly thrillers Limitless ($6.6 million) and The Adjustment Bureau ($6.7 mill...
  • Forecast: 'Focus' to Pickpocket $20-Million-Plus This Weekend... >

    26 Feb 2015 | 5:25 pm
    Will Smith and Margot Robbie team up this weekend in con artist movie Focus, which should pretty easily take first place ahead of holdovers like Fifty Shades of Grey and Kingsman: The Secret Service.Meanwhile, Blumhouse horror movie The Lazarus Effect also opens nationwide; unless it seriously over-performs, it will have to settle for runner-up status.Opening at 3,323 locations, Focus marks the first time that Will Smith has headlined an R-rated movie since 2003's Bad Boys II. That was in t...
  • Moviegoers Flee From 'Fifty Shades'

    22 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Coming off a massive holiday weekend, Fifty Shades of Grey plummeted 74 percent in its second outing. Still, the movie easily held on the top spot this weekend with $22.3 million.Among the new releases, McFarland, USA and The DUFF did solid business, while Hot Tub Time Machine 2 flopped.Fifty Shades of Grey's 74 percent drop is steeper than the second weekend declines for The Fault in our Stars, Valentine's Day, and all five Twilight movies. It's the second-biggest decline ever for a movie ...
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    Movie Reviews

  • Review: 'Lazarus Effect’ revives dead, but puts audiences out

    By Mick LaSalle
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:03 pm
    “The Lazarus Effect” is not the usual mindless thriller, but it’s as flat as an open soda from last week, with dull characters and virtually every scene taking place in a single location. In talking about “The Lazarus Effect,” a distinction must be made between the “Lazarus effect” within the movie and the effect of “The Lazarus Effect” on audiences watching the movie. Olivia Wilde and Mark Duplass play a girlfriend-boyfriend pair of scientists, working with two junior assistants, one melancholy and one jolly. (In horror thrillers, jolly assistants are preferred, because…
  • 'Queen and Country’ review: Riveting memoir of youth in army

    By Mick LaSalle
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:01 am
    Look around the bus or train — look out the window at the people passing by — pick any random person in a crowd, and chances are you’ll land on someone who would love to make a movie like “Queen and Country.” Every year, a dozen or so actually make the attempt, to immortalize their youth and capture the glow of some distant point in time, but they almost never succeed. [...] “Queen and Country,” John Boorman’s semiautobiographical film about his days as a conscript in the British army, has to be counted as something magical. The story is minimal, just a series of events in the…
  • 'Gett’ review: Divorce, Israeli style

    By David Lewis
    25 Feb 2015 | 11:00 pm
    Viviane (Ronit Elkabetz, electrifying) has been trying to get a divorce (a get) for three years, but her spouse, Elisa (Simon Abkarian, very good), simply won’t allow it, though he doesn’t really bother to explain why. Viviane gets about as much respect from the judges as a head of cattle, and her frustration builds as Elisa repeatedly skips his court appearances. The directors (Elkabetz and her brother, Shlomi) confine their film to basically one dingy room, making us feel the claustrophobic anguish of Viviane as she endures years of legal torture. Ronit Elkabetz commands the screen…
  • Capsule movie reviews, Feb. 22

    Chronicle staff report Chronicle staff report
    20 Feb 2015 | 11:24 am
    Capsule movie reviews, Feb. 22 American Sniper Clint Eastwood has directed a sly war film that, on the surface, is a laudatory biography of Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in American history, but is, in fact, a shrewd critique of the warrior mentality. Ballet 422 This interesting documentary focuses on appealing choreographer Justin Peck, who has only two months to mount a major ballet production in New York. Though the film keeps its star at arm’s length, it provides an intimate look at the process of creative collaboration. Birdman One of the best movies of 2014, this inventively…
  • 'What We Do in the Shadows’ review: Very funny vampire satire

    By Mick LaSalle
    19 Feb 2015 | 12:01 am
    [...] what a surprise to find in “What We Do in the Shadows” an inspired and funny vampire comedy, one that’s more than just a smart premise but that remains fun and inventive from beginning to end. [...] don’t avoid this film if you’re sick of vampires — you can’t be more sick of vampires than a film critic who sees them all and would love to put a stake through the whole genre. Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, who wrote and directed, take this situation and commit to it, finding all the possible angles for comedy and exploiting them with prankish self-assurance. Yes, the…
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    The Movie Blog

  • DVD Review: Birdman

    Jim Alexander
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:55 pm
        Synopsis: A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to...
  • What We Do In The Shadows is One of 2015’s Funniest Movies

    Kenny Miles
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:27 pm
      WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that’s not always hospitable to the undead. Clement...
  • Feast your eyes on this new Age of Ultron poster

    The "Superior" Anthony
    25 Feb 2015 | 6:57 am
      Joss Wheson’s “Marvel’s: Avengers: Age of Ultron” has unleashed a new theatrical poster to whet your while we await the release of the film. The expected result is that...
  • The Correct Opinion Ep. 11 talks Oscars and Spider-Man

    24 Feb 2015 | 12:34 pm
      The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Anthony, Ryan, Jim, and Kenny discuss Oscar nominations, Spider-Man going...
  • The Gambler: Wahlberg fails to live up to James Caan’s 1974 performance

    Bud Boomer
    22 Feb 2015 | 1:14 pm
        James Caan was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance in the 1974 gambling classic, The Gambler (Karel Reisz), but Mark Wahlberg is unlikely to enjoy the...
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    MarketSaw - 3D Movies, Gaming and Technology

  • We Are Wrapped!! 40 BELOW AND FALLING Enters Post Production!

    24 Feb 2015 | 7:53 pm
    We're wrapped! Into post we go. What a journey so far and I'm thrilled to be a part of such an awesome movie. I'll be sure to keep you all up to speed on happenings in post production as well and we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jason Momoa's AQUAMAN Breaks Surface!

    20 Feb 2015 | 9:02 am
    There is only one true King. Unite the seven. I think this is perfect casting and really amplifies my expectations for BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE. Jason Momoa just fits this role. Certainly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

    19 Feb 2015 | 1:47 pm
    Click to giganticizeWe already knew about TERMINATOR: GENISYS being released in 3D, but now word has dropped that the movie will also see a release in IMAX 3D. Here's the storyline for the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Whallopin' Websnappers!! Spidey Coming To Marvel Universe in 2017!!

    9 Feb 2015 | 9:07 pm
    Wow - wouldn't have thought I'd see this day happen any time soon, but here it is and the date will be July 28, 2017! Yes Sony and Marvel have partnered to bring Peter Parker and Spider-man into... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • 90 Percent Of World's Screens Are Digital - 3D Continues To Dominate Screen Conversions

    6 Feb 2015 | 5:49 pm
    90 percent of all the world's screens are now digital and marks an obvious important milestone in deployment. Not long ago film dominated the market. How things change. Furthermore, 73 percent of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Does marijuana produce an amotivational syndrome?

    Elizabeth Gorney
    1 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    Does marijuana produce an amotivational syndrome? Whether the amotivational syndrome exists or not is still controversial; there are still too few poorly controlled small studies that don’t allow a definitive answer. Most people who use marijuana don’t develop this syndrome. The few existing studies suggest that people who user moderate amounts of marijuana show no personality disturbances. In contrast, people who are heavy users of marijuana for a prolonged period of time are characterized as suffering from apathy, dullness, lethargy, and impairment of judgment, i.e. the classic…
  • Democracy is about more than a vote: politics and brand management

    Julia Callaway
    1 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
    With a General Election rapidly approaching in the UK, it’s easy to get locked into a set of perennial debates concerning electoral registration, voter turnout and candidate selection. In the contemporary climate these are clearly important issues given the shift to individual voter registration, evidence of high levels of electoral disengagement and the general decline in party memberships (a trend bucked by UKIP, the Greens, and the Scottish National Party in recent months). My concern, however, is that democracy has to be about far more than a vote. It’s not just about elections;…
  • Creating a constructive cultural narrative for science

    1 Mar 2015 | 1:30 am
    The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities (TORCH) is currently running a series of events on Humanities and Science. On 11 February 2015, an Oxford-based panel of three disciplinary experts — Sally Shuttleworth (English Literature), John Christie (History), and Ard Louis (Physics) – shone their critical torchlights on Durham physicist Tom McLeish’s new book Faith and Wisdom in Science as part of their regular ‘Book at Lunchtime’ seminars. How can we understand the relation between science and narrative? Should we even try to? Where can we find and deploy a constructive…
  • Nineteenth and twentieth century Scottish philosophy

    1 Mar 2015 | 12:30 am
    In the history of Britain, eighteenth century Scotland stands out as a period of remarkable intellectual energy and fertility. The Scottish Enlightenment, as it came to be known, is widely regarded as a crowning cultural achievement, with philosophy the jewel in the crown. Adam Smith, David Hume, William Robertson, Thomas Reid and Adam Ferguson are just the best known among an astonishing array of innovative thinkers, whose influence in philosophy, economics, history and sociology can still be found at work in the contemporary academy. The phenomenon of Scottish intellectual life in the…
  • Clarity about ‘the gay thing’

    28 Feb 2015 | 5:30 am
    Sometimes, we say what we don’t really mean. ‘You look really tired’, for example, when we mean to be caring rather than disparaging of appearance. ‘I thought you were older than that!’ when we mean to applaud maturity rather than further disparage appearance. And so it is with the gay thing. The accidental difference between what people are saying or writing, and their intended meaning, is becoming perplexingly polarized. It’s becoming an issue because respected news sources with style guides to guard the objectivity of their reporting are straying away from neutral. And this, in…
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    Observations on film art

  • BIRDMAN: Following Riggan’s orders

    23 Feb 2015 | 12:38 pm
    DB here: In a Broadway bar, the New York Times drama critic has just told Riggan Thomson that her review will destroy his play. Riggan snatches up her review of another production, reads it quickly, and declares it packed with meaningless “labels.” There’s nothing in here about technique. There’s nothing in here about structure. Nothing here about intention. Happy to oblige, Mr. Thomson. Spoilers ahead.   Structure: Icarus rises Birdman’s plot covers six days at a critical period in Riggan’s life. He’s an over-the-hill movie star identified with playing the…
  • The sirens’ song for Oscar

    15 Feb 2015 | 8:21 pm
    The Lego Movie. Another guest blog this week, this time from Jeff Smith, our colleague in the department here at UW–Madison. Jeff is one of America’s experts on movie music and sound technology. He contributed an entry on Atmos last year. He has written many articles on film sound, along with two books: The Sounds of Commerce and Film Criticism, the Cold War, and the Blacklist: Reading the Hollywood Reds. He’s also our collaborator on the eleventh edition of Film Art: An Introduction ‘Tis the season for Oscar buzz, and the media glut of award prognostications is…
  • Memory books, the movies, and aspiring vamps

    8 Feb 2015 | 6:42 pm
    Kristin here: We are happy to have a guest entry from our long-time friend and colleague, Leslie Midkiff DeBauche, who recently retired from teaching film at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. Back in the 1990s, when David and I were helping edit a series called “Wisconsin Studies in Film” (University of Wisconsin Press), Leslie contributed Reel Patriotism: The Movies and World War I. Now she is involved in a fascinating project on the same period, the 1910s. There is much focus these days on reception studies, which focuses on trying to gauge the reactions of…
  • The Getting of rhythm: Room at the bottom

    1 Feb 2015 | 8:59 am
    Music Land (Disney, 1935). DB here: “The great directors, I’ve learned, have a great sense of rhythm.” So says Alexandre Desplat, who’s again earned two Oscar nominations in the same year (for The Imitation Game and The Grand Budapest Hotel). The statement sounds true but vague. Musicians and musicologists have a firm sense of what the term rhythm means, but how can we understand it in relation to movies? Well, surely it refers, at least, to the rhythm of the music we hear in the film. But we usually think there’s more involved. There’s rhythm in the…
  • Filling the box: The Never-Ending Pan & Scan Story

    25 Jan 2015 | 7:34 am
    The Limey (1999). DB here: Here’s a story, so far not finished.   Chapter 1: You can’t put ten pounds of mud in a five-pound sack (Dolly Parton) Once upon a time, before home video and cable, movies were broadcast on television. They might be drawn from local TV stations’ 16mm collections or transmitted from the networks on “movie of the week” shows. When the film was a widescreen film, especially in anamorphic processes, it was adjusted, as we now say, “to fit your screen.” That TV screen was in an aspect ratio of about 1.33:1 (4 x 3), like pre-1950s commercial…
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    B-Lines and Felines

  • This Month’s Books (February 2015)

    Dave Brown
    28 Feb 2015 | 4:16 am
    L.T. Suzuki – A Warrior’s Tale (2010) “Imago Chronicles: Book One, A Warrior’s Tale” begins at the height of the turmoil that shall determine if indeed there will be a Third Age of Peace. Besieged by the enemy from the east and now immersed in war with soldiers of the Dark Army from the west, Nayla Treeborn and her people are about to engage in the next great war that will decide the fate of all mankind and Elves in Imago. In a desperate attempt to deliver word to the Elf king of Wyndwood and those of the alliance for a call to arms, she is the last surviving…
  • This Month’s Films (February 2015)

    Dave Brown
    28 Feb 2015 | 4:15 am
    The Fighter (2010) A look at the early years of boxer “Irish” Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s. Verdict: 8/10 Go to top The Invisible Woman (2013) Nelly (Felicity Jones) is haunted by her past. Her memories take us back in time to follow the story of her exciting but fragile relationship with Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes). Dickens – famous, controlling and emotionally isolated within his success – falls for Nelly. As Nelly becomes the focus of Dickens’ passion and his muse, for both of them secrecy is the price, and, for…
  • The Bleaklisted Movies: Fatal Attraction

    Dave Brown
    25 Feb 2015 | 7:22 am
    About The Bleaklisted Movies Many moons ago a despotic cat named Charlie decided that he wanted to be a book critic. It would fit so nicely with his existing roles as food critic, dog critic and owner critic. Thus The Bleaklisted Books was born. After fifty books Charlie ran out of the limited ideas and inspiration he had and turned his attention to the world of films. We apologise but this dictatorial little beast will not be contained. Read at your risk… (And beware… SPOILERS!) Fatal Attraction (1987) What happens? Married guy has an affair, wishes he hadn’t, then the whole…
  • The Diary of Mr Kain: Week #21

    Dave Brown
    23 Feb 2015 | 3:32 am
    Monday Another week, another job search for Beard Face. Today he turned his focus to opening a ski resort here in Barnsley. He was inspired by footage of winter sports and some very impressive people breaking the ski jump world record. Beard Face contacted the local council and put forward proposals to turn our garden into the said ski resort. Given how small it is, the lack of a slope, the lack of snow and the beard’s lack of skiing knowledge, the local authority sensibly passed on the opportunity to fund this ridiculous venture. Tuesday Beard Face finished reading…
  • Goodreads Challenge and SavvyReaders #50BookPledge: Books 1-20

    Donna Brown
    19 Feb 2015 | 7:18 am
    I’ve done the Goodreads reading challenge several times now – see my 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 challenges here – but this year I’m combining the Goodreads challenge and the SavvyReaders 50 Book Pledge. Here are my books 1-20 of the challenges so far. Each book links through to Goodreads in case you’d like to know more. 1-20 Challenge Books [see the SlideDeck]Are you doing any challenges? Which have been your favourite reads of 2015 so far? The post Goodreads Challenge and SavvyReaders #50BookPledge: Books 1-20 appeared first on B-Lines and Felines.
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    Jinni Blog

  • March’s Finest!

    Asaf_and _Barak
    25 Feb 2015 | 7:30 am
    Did you win any Oscar? A lifetime achievement award? No? Well, it’s all corrupted anyway. After all the glamour has faded, it’s time to enjoy some quality time with a good movie or a captivating new TV show. Lots of good films to watch this March and some fascinating new shows. Let’s check out March’s finest! Movies: Chappie – For those looking for some offbeat sci-fi action. What? In a world where robots serve as law enforcement, one robot is programed to feel and think. What would the consequences be? Exciting, at least by the looks of the trailer. When? March. 6, 2015. Who? Hugh…
  • A Movie For Everyone – Feb. 19, 2015

    19 Feb 2015 | 7:07 am
    The red carpet is ready, the paparazzi are cleaning their lenses, and stardust is about to settle. It’s Oscar weekend but before the prestigious ceremony takes place; let’s see what the studios prepared for us this weekend in the theaters. A movie for everyone this week: The silly humor of “Hot Tub Time Machine 2” promises countless gags for boys night. Girls on a night out should enjoy the witty humor of “The Duff“. It’s been a while since we had a good sports drama, maybe “McFarland, USA” would fit. A sexy option as we all know is the…
  • And the Oscar goes to…

    18 Feb 2015 | 7:48 am
    This year’s Oscars are coming up, so we decided to try and analyze the nominees and determine the winners while using the capabilities of our Entertainment Genome. So, what type of movies are nominated this year and what’s history trying to tell us regarding the winners in each major category? we made a genetic analysis of the winners and nominees over the past 25 years and these are the conclusions we’ve come up with. Spoilers inside??? Best Supporting Actor Psychological, nail-biting emotional drama which is also captivating and deals with obsession, parent and child…
  • A Movie For Everyone – Feb. 12, 2015

    12 Feb 2015 | 9:22 am
    In just one weekend we have Friday the 13th and Valentine’s day; two different days with totally different moods. But what mood will you be in? What mood is the film you want to see this weekend? Let’s check out our options. A movie for everyone this week: A sexy option for Valentine’s day is the erotic flavored “Fifty Shades of Grey“. Or if your date prefers some sentimental music, take them to “The Last 5 Years“. The stylized action comedy “Kingsman: The Secret Service” can give you 129 exciting minutes. A great option for teens and…
  • A Movie For Everyone – Feb. 5, 2015

    5 Feb 2015 | 7:52 am
    This weekend there are Fantasy movies, Sci-Fi, Drama, Animation, Comedy and one sniper who keeps on shooting whatever he sees. Would he keep on dominating this weekend? A movie for everyone this week: A great option for teens and pre-teens is the exciting young hero adventure – “Seventh Son“. Looking for an epic and futuristic action film? “Jupiter Ascending” is in a theater near you. Is it time for family outing? “The SpongeBob Movie” promises to be a humorous adventure in 3D. “A Most Violent Year” finally came out to more theaters so…
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  • GOTHAM: Season 1, Episode 18 TV Show Trailer: Everyone Has a Cobblepot [Fox]

    Thomas Fairfield
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:22 pm
      Gotham Everyone Has a Cobblepot Promo. Fox‘s Gotham: Season 1, Episode 18 Everyone Hase a Cobblepot TV show trailer stars Ben McKenzie, David Mazouz, Camren Bicondova, Cory Michael Smith and Robin Lord Taylor. Gotham: Season 1, Episode 18: Everyone Has a Cobblepot‘s plot synopsis: “While Gordon seeks information about the recent controversy with [...]Continue reading: GOTHAM: Season 1, Episode 18 TV Show Trailer: Everyone Has a Cobblepot [Fox]
  • TV Review: BANSHEE: Season 3, Episode 6: We Were All Someone Else Yesterday [Cinemax]

    Kevin Glover
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:46 am
      Cinemax‘s Banshee We Were All Someone Else Yesterday TV Show Review. Banshee: Season 3, Episode 6: We Were All Someone Else Yesterday was how you handle introspection. After all the bloodletting and mayhem last week and the tragic loss of series regular Deputy Siobhan Kelly (Trieste Kelly Dunn), “We [...]Continue reading: TV Review: BANSHEE: Season 3, Episode 6: We Were All Someone Else Yesterday [Cinemax]
  • TV Review: THE BIG BANG THEORY: Season 8, Episode 16: The Intimacy Acceleration [CBS]

    John Sammon
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:56 am
       CBS’ The Big Bang Theory The Intimacy Acceleration TV Show Review. The Big Bang Theory, Season 8, Episode 16: The Intimacy Acceleration combined success and failure, having some truly good moments with some that were almost totally superfluous, but the good still outweighed the bad. Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and [...]Continue reading: TV Review: THE BIG BANG THEORY: Season 8, Episode 16: The Intimacy Acceleration [CBS]
  • CBS Summer 2015 Premiere Dates Schedule: ZOO, EXTANT, UNDER THE DOME

    Rollo Tomasi
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:45 am
      CBS Summer 2015 Premiere Dates Schedule. The premiere dates and summer schedule for CBS for the summer of 2015 has been released. The schedule includes Zoo, Extant, and Under the Dome The official announcement of CBS’ Summer 2015 Premiere Dates Schedule: “Zoo,” a New Drama Based on James Patterson’s #1 Bestselling [...]Continue reading: CBS Summer 2015 Premiere Dates Schedule: ZOO, EXTANT, UNDER THE DOME
  • GAME OF THRONES: Season 5 TV Show Poster & Brienne, Jon Snow Clips [HBO]

    Rollo Tomasi
    28 Feb 2015 | 8:31 am
      Game of Thrones Season 5 Poster and Clips. HBO‘s Game of Thrones: Season 5 TV show poster and Three-Eyed Raven TV show clips entitled ‘The Sight: Jon Snow and Mance’ and ‘The Sight: Brienne and Podrick’ have been released. The poster shows Tyrion Laniister at the [...]Continue reading: GAME OF THRONES: Season 5 TV Show Poster & Brienne, Jon Snow Clips [HBO]
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  • Boy Next Door, The Movie Review (1/4 Stars)

    28 Feb 2015 | 2:17 pm
    My message to everyone who made this movie: The director, the cast, the writing, the boom mic guy, the people who did the lighting and... January itself. _______________$$$$ ______________$$____$$ ______________$$____$$ ______________$$____$$ ______________$$____$$ ______________$$____$$ __________$$$$$$____$$$$$$ ________$$____$$____$$____$$$$ ________$$____$$____$$____$$__$$ $$$$$... read more
  • SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, The Movie Review (3/4 Stars)

    25 Feb 2015 | 2:56 pm
    Who known that a SpongeBob Movie produce by Nickelodeon film would actually turn out not as terrible as I thought it will just because of Nickelodeon track record of the last couple years. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water is about a very important recipe goes missing, Spongebob jumps out of 2D and into our 3D world to retrieve it. But it's not going to be easy getting it back, as a scu... read more
  • Fifty Shades of Grey Movie Review (2/4 Stars)

    23 Feb 2015 | 8:03 pm
    I had high expectations for this film being a fan of the book. Leaving the theater I was left with mixed emotions. Jamie Dorian and Dakota Johnson's chemistry wasn't there. That was obvious from multiple interview confessions and it was easy relayed to the big screen. There was also huge characteristic traits missing for Christian Grey, some that I found most important for explaining his morals. ... read more
  • Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death, The Movie Review (2/4 Stars)

    22 Feb 2015 | 9:02 am
    The fact that this movie came out in the very beginning of January and now I'm reviewing it, well I tried to escape from January but it followed me. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death takes place 40 years after the initial haunting of the Eel Marsh House - when WWII threatens, a group of children finds themselves evacuated from London and placed in the house where it doesn't take l... read more
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review (3.5/4 Stars)

    21 Feb 2015 | 2:27 pm
    So Fifty shades of F***ing Sh*t top this movie at the box office where 50 shades got everything wrong and there's nothing good about it, but Kingsman got a lot of good things to talk about so at the end of the day Kingsman win. The story is about a street-wise punk with a set of fast hands (and a faster mouth), finds himself recruited by an underground spy agency. If he can pass their test, he... read more
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  • Nick de la Hoyde The Longest Way Single Review

    Karen Benardello
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:41 pm
    Title: The Longest Way Artist: Nick de la Hoyde Production: Written by Nick de la Hoyde, Lemoyne Alexander and Vikram Kaushik; Produced by Lemoyne ‘LA’ Alexander Instinctively and fearlessly pursuing a creative passion you have long desired to obtain and thrive in can be an intimidating process, especially when you take the first unprecedented step to achieve your distinct career goal. But as you patiently wait for your dreams to come to fruition, also realizing that you have to fight back against what’s standing in your way in order to get what you want is powerfully…
  • Hologram USA Lawsuit Over Homer Simpson Reaches Settlement

    1 Mar 2015 | 1:52 pm
    Hologram USA was out to protect its technology with a lawsuit filed against 20th Century Fox over the use of a Homer Simpson hologram at San Diego Comic Con. The hologram was featured alongside Matt Groening, the creator of “The Simpsons.” Hologram USA claimed, states Variety, that their patents to the technology had been infringed upon. According to them, Fox and Gracie Films, the production company for “The Simpsons” didn’t have a license to use the technology. Meanwhile, Fox fought for a court declaration stating that they didn’t commit patent…
  • Interview: Joe Reegan Talks Alien Outpost (Exclusive)

    Karen Benardello
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:18 pm
    Ambitiously and courageously embarking on an emotionally and physically daunting challenge can be a frightening experience for anyone, no matter how much time and effort they’ve put into mentally preparing themselves for the process. Not only did actor Joe Reegan fearlessly take on the social and emotional responsibilities of playing a soldier who’s actively in service in the sci-fi action film, ‘Alien Outpost,’ but he also boldly performed his own stunts to showcase his character’s terrifying predicament of defending Earth against alien invaders. His gripping…
  • Kidnapping Mr. Heineken Movie Review

    Harvey Karten
    1 Mar 2015 | 11:05 am
    KIDNAPPING MR. HEINEKEN Alchemy Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on Rotten Tomatoes. Grade:  B Director:  Daniel Alfredson   Screenwriter:  William Brookfield, based on the journalistic reports of Peter de Vries Cast:  Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess, Sam Worthington, Ryan Kwanten Screened at:  Review 1, NYC, 2/5/15 Opens:  March 6, 2015 Did you ever wonder how rich guys have to be before they will hire bodyguards?  When Bill Gates is shown on TV, his bodyguards must be at a discreet distance away.  Surely he has a couple of them with him at all times, perhaps even…
  • Great Guitar Riffs at the BBC Now on FilmOn

    28 Feb 2015 | 6:51 am
    The BBC has celebrated the best of the guitar and what its sound has contributed to popular music in BBC Four’s special “Great Guitar Riffs at the BBC.” The television special features BBC performances from some of the world’s most legendary guitarists, like Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, and more. Here’s more about the special: “Compilation of BBC performances featuring some of the best axe men and women in rock ‘n’ roll, from Hendrix to the Kinks, Cream to AC/DC, the Smiths to Rage Against the Machine and Radiohead to Foo Fighters. Whether…
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  • Behind the Scenes: Hugh Grant and Marisa Tomei filming “The Rewrite”

    15 Feb 2015 | 10:48 am
    Here is an exclusive behind the scenes look at Hugh Grant, Marisa Tomei, and Bella Heathcote filming Marc Lawrence’s recent film The Rewrite in Long Island, New York. In the film, an Oscar-winning writer (Grant) in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom (Tomei) taking classes there.
  • A First Look Video Of Batman Vs. Superman Filming in Chicago

    8 Nov 2014 | 10:40 am
    Are you in Chicago this week?  If you are downtown you are in luck.  They are filming the new Batman Vs. Superman film. The area of Jackson between Wells and Clark, Clark between Jackson and Monroe will be closed on Sunday. The area of LaSalle Between Jackson and Monroe will also be closed. If you can’t make it Sunday then head over to East Wacker and Michigan Avenue on Tuesday.  They will be filming there using the same building that was used during The Dark Knight. We were sent an email with links featuring a few filming location videos from JoAnn Martinez The videos were taken on…
  • New York Comic Con 2014 in Photos: TBS’s American Dad

    19 Oct 2014 | 4:24 pm
    “American Dad!,” the animated series created by Seth MacFarlane, Matt Weitzman and Mike Barker, moves from Fox to TBS starting Monday, October 20 9/8c with all new original episodes. The first episode of the brand new season premiered exclusively at New York Comic Con. Following the screening, cast and producers participated in a Q&A with the audience. Brian Boyle, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Weitzman, Rachael MacFarlane, Scott Grimes, and Wendy Schaal attended with a special appearance by Sir Patrick Stewart.
  • New York Comic Con 2014 in Photos: ABC’s Forever

    19 Oct 2014 | 4:22 pm
    ABC’s freshman drama “Forever” stars Ioan Gruffudd and Alana de la Garza along with creator Matt Miller descended upon New York Comic Con with a special video presentation and Q&A discussion. The series from Warner Bros. Television follows Dr. Henry Morgan, a New York City medical examiner who hasn’t aged since the clock stopped 200 years ago. It currently airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on ABC.
  • New York Comic Con 2014 in Photos: CBS’s Person of Interest

    19 Oct 2014 | 4:20 pm
    Series Stars Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Kevin Chapman, and Amy Acker returned to New York Comic Con for the fourth time with a special video presentation and Q&A discussion. They were joined by Executive Producer Greg Plageman. The fourth season of Person of Interest airs Tuesday’s 10/9c on CBS.
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    RELEVANT Magazine

  • The New Issue of RELEVANT Is Here

    27 Feb 2015 | 3:41 pm
    We're thrilled to announce that the new issue of RELEVANT is here. In this issue, we go inside the incredible rise and startling fall of Invisible Children, and find out why the group's co-founder Jason Russell says "I feel like Kony won." We also talk to Angelina Jolie and the Lone Bellow, and bring together a panel of experts for our annual discussion about the year in music. Check it out here ...
  • The 2015 Awards

    27 Feb 2015 | 2:35 pm
    This week we present the winners of the 2015 awards, featuring guest host Jon Acuff. Plus, we talk to author Rebekah Lyons, get a recap of Jesse’s Nickelback Challenge, name Cameron’s new haircut and uncover a mysterious Canadian hole in the ground.
  • What Everyone Needs to Know About Racial Reconciliation

    27 Feb 2015 | 2:30 pm
    As Black History Month comes to a close, here are a few things to keep in mind as we seek to build more diverse communities and lives. [Editor’s Note: In honor of Black History Month, we’re featuring conversations with a few Christian leaders who are working toward racial reconciliation. Yesterday we looked at how the Church can talk about race, today we're looking at personal steps toward reconciliation.] “Racial reconciliation” is a term that gets tossed around quite a bit in the Church, but it can be hard to know what it actually looks like.
  • A Chilling Account of Alleged Police Brutality Emerges in Pittsburgh

    27 Feb 2015 | 12:53 pm
    Questions are swirling in the aftermath of what looked like a simple hit-and-run in Pittsburgh, Penn. about just how police handled a man who fled the crash. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, police chased and apprehended a 23-year-old fugitive named Devon Davis who crashed into a car in downtown Pittsburgh and then fled police on foot. The Post-Gazette says police they found Davis "severely injured in a pool of blood" and that though his leg was broken, "it was not clear whether it was broken in the car accident or foot pursuit." However, witnesses say Davis actually sustained his…
  • 3 Things No One Told You About Trying to Succeed

    27 Feb 2015 | 10:45 am
    Everyone has advice about how to succeed, but there's a lot we forget to mention. Everyone wants to be successful. It’s grafted into our DNA to want to achieve, to accomplish and add significance to our lives. Even if it’s hard for you to admit that you want to be successful, take a moment to think about it. You may not want to be the next pop star, but you probably want to be a successful parent, successful at your career and successful in relationships. And can be a good thing, but it doesn’t always look like we think. Here are a few things you don’t always hear about success:
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    Dave On Film

  • Review: Black Sea

    Dave Taylor
    8 Feb 2015 | 3:15 pm
    The British indie film Black Sea is just as much about class relationships , corporations versus individuals and language and cultural barriers as it is a gripping, claustrophobic submarine drama. It’s also really good, with splendid performances and engaging visuals. Robinson (Jude Law) has been a submarine captain for the last thirty years, and when his most recent employer, an underwater salvage company, lets him go with a paltry severance and no prospects, it’s a hard blow for a man who decries “I even sacrificed my family for this job”. His friends in the…
  • Review: Outcast

    Dave Taylor
    8 Feb 2015 | 1:51 pm
    There’s a certain style of storytelling in a Chinese historical film that requires Western viewers to adjust their perspective and expectations just a bit. A bit of the mythic, an exaggeration for moral and ethical effect, and battles that are always epic and heroes who stagger on and fight until the very end, pulling arrows out of their torso and daring their opponent to stick them with another sword because one wasn’t enough to stop their righteous fury. Viewed through this lens, the new Chinese / Canadian / US production Outcast is a light, enjoyable Chinese tale of heirs…
  • Review: Jupiter Ascending

    Dave Taylor
    5 Feb 2015 | 11:01 pm
    Andy and Lana Wachowski haven’t been able to match the brilliance of their cultural touchstone movie The Matrix with anything else they’ve done. Not with the increasingly banal sequels to the film, and certainly not with the visual f/x abomination Speed Racer. The recent Cloud Atlas was their closest effort, a thoughtful, engaging but ultimately overreaching film based on a twisty book by David Mitchell. Into this troubled oeuvre comes their latest movie, Jupiter Ascending, a science fiction film with epic intentions. And it’s not bad. The story revolves around Russian…
  • Betting on the Academy Award for Best Picture

    Dave Taylor
    3 Feb 2015 | 6:24 am
    The lure of gambling is strong with some people, the desire to pit your predictive skills against someone else and defy the odds to pick the proverbial dark horse and cash in. There are tons of movies about it, including the recently released remake of The Gambler. The slate of 2015 Academy Award nominees for Best Picture don’t include any directly about gambling, but on the other hand isn’t Whiplash about musical competitions that’ll define a career? And isn’t Birdman about a self-referential comeback play that redefines an actor’s life with great drama? Both…
  • Review: Predestination

    Dave Taylor
    16 Jan 2015 | 11:58 am
    Time travel movies generally try to sidestep the fundamental paradox inherent in being able to go back in time: what if you change things and as a result aren’t born? You’ve seen the films where the family portrait slowly fades as one or more children are “unborn” (think Back to the Future), but still, most sci-fi films avoid the issue because it can undermine the sappy love story or whatever else is going on narratively. Go back and read the original time travel story, Verne’s classic The Time Machine and you’ll see how he side-stepped the issue rather…
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    Fandango Movie News

  • DIG: Have You Discovered the Truth?

    1 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    Congratulations! You have discovered DIG Treasure! Click the image or the link below to see if you are an instant winner.   The time is now. Watch the DIG music video trailer to discover a truth you can’t imagine.   DIG A USA Network event series COMING MARCH 5Read MoreRead Comments
  • 6 Things Thor Wants You to Know About 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

    27 Feb 2015 | 10:00 am
    The Avengers return to the big screen on May 1 in Avengers: Age of Ultron, one of this year's biggest and most anticipated sequels. To get you all caught up on the current status of your favorite Marvel heroes -- like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye, Black Widow and the Hulk -- Fandango took a little trip to the film's London set, where we got the skinny straight from the marvelous cast themselves. We've already grilled Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Mark Ruffalo (the Hulk)...Read MoreRead Comments
  • RIP: Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83

    27 Feb 2015 | 9:58 am
      Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83. He died Friday morning in his Los Angeles home, with his wife by his side, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.   Nimoy was best known to fans for his role of Spock in Star Trek-- a role he first played in 1966, and continued to embody over the decades, most recently in the J.J. Abrams' pair of Star Trek movies in a crucial role that bridged the old series with the new. But while Spock was...Read MoreRead Comments
  • News Briefs: 'Blade Runner 2' Confirms Harrison Ford, Hires Director

    26 Feb 2015 | 10:42 pm
    Blade Runner 2: Harrison Ford now confirms he will star in the sequel to 1982's Blade Runner. Ford will reprise his role as replicant hunter Rick Deckard; the story will take place several decades after the events in the original movie. There were whispers Ridley Scott might direct, but filmmakers are in negotiations with Canadian director Denis Villeneuve (Enemy, Prisoners) with production set to begin in the summer of 2016. [Heat Vision]   Jurassic World: New photos...Read MoreRead Comments
  • New 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Poster Brings Old and New Heroes Together (UPDATED)

    26 Feb 2015 | 1:51 pm
      UPDATE: Scroll to the bottom for solo posters of the Hulk and Iron Man. We have seen plenty of trailers and TV spots for Avengers: Age of Ultron so far, but only one official poster that was simply the Avengers symbol (the Comic-Con concept art doesn't count). But now Marvel's fixed that with a new poster that brings the entire gang together. So what stands out? Perhaps Black Widow's Tony Stark-ified suit, which looks like it's packing a little...Read MoreRead Comments
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    Talking Films

  • New Avenger’s Poster reveals new Super Hero

    John Kniles
    25 Feb 2015 | 5:05 pm
    Check out the official poster for @Marvel's #Avengers: #AgeOfUltron! — The Avengers (@Avengers) February 24, 2015 On Twitter Marvel has released the poster for the upcoming Avengers 2: Age of Ultron. With it comes the normal array of spandex clad heroes facing what appears to be a massive army, similar to the first Avengers movie. But hidden in the far corner, just above the Hulk lies a secret to be revealed. Floating above the crew, among the crowd of shadowed figures is one with a long flowing cape. Although capes are an iconic part of the typical…
  • Snyder Reveals 7 member Justice League

    John Kniles
    21 Feb 2015 | 7:12 am
    A new poster for Batman Vs. Superman has just been revealed. It shows Jason Momoa as Aquaman standing prideful behind his Trident. Covering most of the poster are three mysterious words, “Unite The Seven” Like most Zack Snyder movie teasers, the whole thing is dark and looks depressing, but with a strong undercurrent of bad ass. One theory is that the ‘seven’ in question refers to the seven seas. But there are not seven seas, and more importantly this is not an Aquaman movie. It seems unlikely that a movie called Batman Vs. Superman would allow Aquaman anything more than a cameo. In…
  • Home Alone: A Booby Trap Breakdown

    Andrew Fowler
    22 Dec 2014 | 6:22 am
    It’s been close to 25 years since Kevin McCallister took charge of his family home and fought off Harry and Marv. But would the story have been different if the McCallisters had modern security? Luckily Evander have created this handy breakdown of all the Home Alone booby traps and how they would compare to the gadgets and gizmos available on the market today.
  • ‘Cli-fi’ rising to new Hollywood heights

    18 Jul 2014 | 11:30 am
    It’s not every day that TIME magazine follows what NPR and the New York Times set in motion, but the May 19 issue of the weekly magazine does just that, and with aplomb. Reporter Lily Rothman went even a step further in her summer movie preview in the culture section headlined “Godzilla, ‘Into the Storm’ and More Summer ‘Cli-Fi’ Thrillers,” gently pushing the emerging genre of cli fi directly to the titans of Hollywood. Steve Tisch, are you following? John Blumenthal, savvy screenwriter and comic wit, are you reading? Christopher Nolan and Shekhar…
  • Review: ‘Godzilla’ is an Entertaining Monster Flick

    Russ Homer
    16 May 2014 | 5:54 pm
    “Godzilla” is a powerful return for one of the most famous monsters on film. This film is directed by Gareth Edwards. Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elisabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, and Bryan Cranston. The story follows The Character of Ford, Played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, as he is a Navy Lieutenant who gets wrapped up in his father’s, played by Bryan Cranston, quest to figure out what the government is hiding about an accident that caused the two personal loss. Once Ford’s wife, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and their son are trapped in the city, Ford has to take up the journey of…
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    The Cleveland Movie Blog

  • The Lazarus Effect

    Bob Ignizio
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:01 pm
    Review by Bob IgnizioIn Walt Disney's BAMBI, the rabbit Thumper quotes his father as saying, “If you can't say something nice, don't say nothin' at all.” If Thumper's dad were reviewing THE LAZARUS EFFECT, it would probably be one sentence: “THE LAZARUS EFFECTis less than an hour and a half long.” At least that's the only nice thing I can find to say about it. Of course film critics have never been the sort to take the advice of Thumper's dad to heart, so I'll elaborate further. Directed by David Gelb from a script credited to Luke Dawson and Jeremy Slater, THE LAZARUS EFFECTplays…
  • Akron Film +PRIDE presents LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS focused film series at the Nightlight Cinema

    Bob Ignizio
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:00 pm
    [Press release from CANAPI.]Community AIDS Network and Akron Pride Initiative (CANAPI) is proud to present Akron Film +PRIDE, an LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS-focused film series that will be featured at The Nightlight Cinema (30 North High Street). CANAPI, collaborating with Summit County Public Health, The Nightlight Cinema and The Gay Community Endowment Fund bring these contemporary issues to light on the second Monday of each month of 2015 at 7:00 p.m., February through November. “Our goal is to bring informative and entertaining films to the Akron community,” said CANAPI Outreach and Risk…
  • Leviathan (opens in Cleveland February 27th exclusively at the Cedar Lee Theatre)

    Milan Paurich
    25 Feb 2015 | 9:00 pm
    [LEVIATHAN opens in Cleveland on Friday February 27th exclusively at the Cedar Lee Theatre.]Review by Milan PaurichA masterpiece by Andrey Zvyagintsev, the greatest Russian director to emerge in the post-Soviet era, LEVIATHAN sucks you in like a vise grip. I think I held my breath for the entire 141-minute running time. With intonations of Chekhov (real estate squabbles) and Dostoevsky (crime, punishment), Zvagintsev’s Job-like parable set in Putin’s Russia has an intensity of feeling that seems almost primordial. Although set in present day, LEVIATHAN might as well be taking place…
  • Human Capital (February 26th and 27th at the Cleveland Cinematheque)

    Bob Ignizio
    25 Feb 2015 | 1:23 pm
    [HUMAN CAPITALscreens Thursday February 26th at 6:45 pm and Friday February 27th at 7:15 pm at the Cleveland Cinematheque.]Review by Bob IgnizioHUMAN CAPITAL begins with a cyclist being struck in a hit and run by an SUV. It then rewinds 6 months to tell the seemingly unconnected story of Dino (Fabrizio Bentivoglio), a middle class shlub who dreams of joining the ranks of Italy's wealthy elite. And he just may have an “in”, since his daughter Serena (Matilde Gioli) is dating Massimiliano (Guglielmo Pinelli), the spoiled son of an investor, Giovanni (Fabrizio Gifuni), and his ex-actress…
  • What We Do in the Shadows

    Wayne Richards
    25 Feb 2015 | 9:01 am
    Review by Wayne RichardsWHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS is a brilliant new comedy from the creative minds of two of New Zealand’s finest and funniest performers. Jemaine Clement (the bespectacled bassist of Flight of the Conchords) has teamed up with Oscar-nominated filmmaker Taiki Waititi (Two Cars, One Night) to make this unrelenting chuckle fest centered on the dilemmas of the modern day vampire. Together, Clement and Waititi have written, directed and starred in a movie that is on par with anything in the pantheon of the great improvisational, mockumentary-style films of Christopher Guest.A…
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  • Weekend Box Office Wrap-up: March 1, 2015

    Chris Agar
    1 Mar 2015 | 10:08 am
    It was another slow weekend at the box office, but the former king of ticket sales reclaimed his crown for the time being. Coming in at #1 this weekend is the new crime film Focus (read our review), which opened with $19.1 million. That’s a little bit below the expectations that distributor Warner Bros. had for it, and a sign that even with likable leads like Will Smith and Margot Robbie, a lukewarm critical reception will ultimately hurt your film, regardless of its level of competition. Smith, once a box office lock, has hit a snag in recent years, and that was not rectified by the…
  • SR Geek Picks: Amazing Marvel Movie Villains Art, Retro Superhero Posters & More

    Justin Vactor
    1 Mar 2015 | 9:29 am
    Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find the shocking truth behind Finding Nemo; if time travel really possible; a 5 year old boy proposing to Disney ladies; and a Delorean iPhone case. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks! To kick things off today, MovieCaseFiles has 12 Guilty Movie Pleasures, 80s Edition. If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post! Amazing Marvel…
  • Movie News Wrap Up: A New Bruce Lee Biopic, ‘Kung Fu Panda 3,’ ‘Pee-wee Herman’ Movie & More

    Robert Yaniz Jr.
    1 Mar 2015 | 7:58 am
    This week: A new Bruce Lee biopic is in the works; Leonardo DiCaprio to star in multiple personality drama; Will Ferrell to headline new comedy from the writers of Neighbors; Richard Linklater may direct Where’d You Go, Bernadette; Kung Fu Panda 3 lines up co-director; more details on the Judd Apatow produced Pee-wee Herman movie; and Nicolas Cage and more join Oliver Stone’s Snowden cast. Shannon Lee – daughter of the late screen legend Bruce Lee – has announced that a new biopic based on her father’s life is in the works. The film will reportedly aim to offer a…
  • ‘Suicide Squad’: David Ayer Says Jared Leto’s Joker Will Be ‘Majestic’

    Anthony Vieira
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:07 pm
    Warner Bros. and DC’s Batman v Superman has seen a lot of attention of late, but the DCMU’s other 2016 release – the supervillain team-up/showdown Suicide Squad- has has held fans’ fascination with several of the villains and anti-heroes set to be introduced, including Deadshot (Will Smith), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney), Rick Flagg (Joel Kinnaman), Enchantress (Cara Delevingne) and – in some capacity – Jared Leto’s Joker. The recent confirmation of Margot Robbie’s multi-picture contract and Will Smith’s…
  • Gary Whitta Wants to Make a ‘Last Starfighter’ Remake

    Molly Freeman
    28 Feb 2015 | 11:49 am
    Similar to 1982’s Tron, The Last Starfighter, released in 1984, was a cult classic science fiction film that has since been praised for being far ahead of its time in terms of using computer generated imagery. Starfighter follows Alex Rogen, who masters an arcade game called Starfighter and discovers the game was created by an alien race as a way to train and recruit new fighters in an intergalactic war. Alex is recruited into the war and must learn to use his skills with real lives on the line. Although Tron has since been revisited in the sequel TRON: Legacy, The Last Starfighter hasn’t…
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    The Daily Notebook

  • Movie Poster of the Week: Wim Wenders by Guy Peellaert

    Adrian Curry
    28 Feb 2015 | 5:50 am
    Above: French poster for Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders, West Germany/USA, 1984).  Best known in the US for his 1976 poster for Taxi Driver, his controversial cover for Diamond Dogs and his lavish 1974 coffee table book reverie Rocks Dreams, the Belgian artist Guy Peellaert (1934-2008) also had a very fruitful association in the 1980s with German director Wim Wenders. I wrote about Peellert in Film Comment a couple of years ago, but the occasion of the upcoming Wenders retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York seems a good excuse to gather together all the…
  • 87th Academy Awards. Awards

    20 Feb 2015 | 5:32 pm
    BEST PICTURE Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Julianne Moore (Still Alice)  ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Patricia Arquette (Boyhood) ANIMATED FEATURE FILM Big Hero 6 CINEMATOGRAPHY Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance COSTUME DESIGN The Grand Budapest Hotel DIRECTING Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of  Ignorance  DOCUMENTARY FEATURE CitizenFour3 DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 FILM…
  • Lost Film Spirits: A Conversation with Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson

    Daniel Kasman
    20 Feb 2015 | 12:26 pm
    The Forbidden Room director Guy Maddin and co-director Evan Johnson After its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, Guy Maddin and co-director Evan Johnson's The Forbidden Room had its international debut in the Forum section of the Berlin International Film Festival. Together, they've made made a feverish collage of false extracts from old movies, a half forgotten, groggily recalled, dreamily regained experience of cinematic potential. Originating from the Seances project, these self-described fragments are more like truncated (or over-extended) skits riffing from the…
  • Movie Poster of the Week: “The Private Life of Henry VIII” and Charles Laughton in Posters

    Adrian Curry
    20 Feb 2015 | 7:37 am
    Above: US three-sheet poster for The Private Life of Henry VIII (Alexander Korda, UK, 1933). The great Charles Laughton may not have been the prettiest of movie stars, but he had a presence that many matinee idols would have killed for (as the current retrospective running at Film Forum will attest). In an era in which glamor was everything, studio marketers may have struggled with how to present Laughton’s unconventional looks and his larger-than-life portrayals of larger-than-life characters (so many monsters, murderers,  tyrants, or simply overbearing…
  • The Noteworthy: New Directors/New Films, On Gilberto Perez, "Black Movie Poster Art"

    19 Feb 2015 | 9:15 am
    Edited by Adam Cook The lineup for this year's New Directors/New Films, "presented jointly by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art," has been announced. "For the Birds": Richard Brody picks on the Academy Awards. There's an intriguing new film journal on the scene: "The Completist," authored by Rumsey Taylor. Head over to the site to read his "Statement of Intentions". Described as being "roughly quarterly", we're looking forward to future instalments. In Film Comment, Tanner Tafelski writes on the films of John Korty: "Carroll Ballard, Francis Ford Coppola,…
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    GeekTyrant – Geek Movie and Entertainment News

  • 3 Interesting Facts about DIE HARD Video (GeekTyrant)
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:01 pm
    Movie Blast has released a new video that points out three interesting facts about Bruce Willis’ classic action film Die Hard. Maybe you’ve heard these, maybe you haven’t. I wasn’t familiar with two of the three facts. The one that I did know was that Willis wore special rubber shoes made to look like bare feet when he was walking through broken glass. 
  • Trailer for the Scientology Documentary GOING CLEAR (GeekTyrant)
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:00 pm
    The Scientology documentary Going Clear was one of the most talked about films at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Mostly because anyone who wrote a review on it, ended up getting an email from the Scientologists with the following message:“The above article concerning Going Clear, Alex Gibney’s film, was posted without contacting the Church for comment. As a result, your article reflects the film which is filled with bald faced lies. I ask that you include a statement from the Church in your article. There is another side to the story which has to be told. Do not be the…
  • Bizarre Trailer for the Documentary SPEARHUNTER (GeekTyrant)
    1 Mar 2015 | 10:30 am
    Here’s a trailer for a crazy looking documentary called Spearhunter, which introduces you to the weird and bizarre world of boar hunting with spears. I didn’t even know anything like this existed, but this doc follows a group of men in Alabama who hunt wild boar with spears. It seems to mostly center on one man who is the self-proclaimed greatest spear hunter ever, and he even created a museum dedicated to the art of spear hunting, and himself. The guy seems like quite the character, and he’s also a little frightening. Deep in the wilds of rural Alabama, a spear-hunter proclaims…
  • “Kiss Me I’m Deadpool” Video (GeekTyrant)
    1 Mar 2015 | 9:01 am
    Deadpool has gone through a lot of shit in his life, so I can understand why he would want to go around soliciting kisses from people in downtown Los Angeles. He manages to get a lot of fans out there will to give him a little TLC. 
  • Hans Zimmer Discusses Superhero Themes for BATMAN V SUPERMAN (GeekTyrant)
    1 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am
    Fan Art by CAMW1N Hans Zimmer has provided some wonderful musical score for superhero movies over the years, like Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy and Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel. He’s currently working on Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and when talking to MTV he spoke a little bit about what he plans on doing with the score of the film saying, “I’ve got a couple of ideas.”When asked if he would be writing individual themes for all of the superheroes that will be appearing in the movie, he said:“I’m trying, I’ll put it that way. We’re in early days.
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    AMC Movie News

  • Video Interviews - David Cronenberg Chats MAPS TO THE STARS with AMC

    27 Feb 2015 | 8:14 pm
    AMC's Amirose Eisenbach interviewed the fantastic David Cronenberg to discuss his latest film, Maps to the Stars. This haunting and humorous Hollywood satire, is now playing in AMC Theatres. Grab your tickets! Buy movie tickets, get theatre and showtime information now: LIKE us on Facebook: FOLLOW us on Twitter: Stay up-to-date on all the movie news: Subscribe to our channel!
  • AMCi: Eddie Redmayne as THE DANISH GIRL

    27 Feb 2015 | 4:28 pm
    Here’s the picture currently setting the internet alight. No, not the dress thing, but Eddie Redmayne as a transgender artist in ‘The Danish Girl’. This is a film the Oscar winner has been attached to for a while, and it sounds really intriguing. Directed by Tom Hooper, the film is a biopic about Lili Elbe, a 20th century painter who was one of the first people to undergo gender reassignment surgery. Working Title revealed this first look at Eddie Redmayne in costume via their twitter, and it quickly spread across social media. Personally, I think Eddie looks quite fetching,…
  • AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON SET VISIT #3 - Chris Hemsworth Reveals More About Thor

    27 Feb 2015 | 4:17 pm
    Everyone on the AMC Movie News team are all very jealous of our very own Jon Schnepp, who got to visit the London set of Marvel's highly anticipated sequel ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’. While there, he spoke with the cast, including the delightful Chris Hemsworth, about reprising his character of Thor in the sequel. Check out our video below to hear some of the interesting details Chris Hemsworth revealed! Be warned, the video contains a couple of minor spoilers, but they only serve to make us more excited for the film! Be sure to stay tuned for more juicy tidbits about the upcoming…
  • AMCi Indie Spotlight - Academy Awards and Independent Spirit Awards Winners and Reactions

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:50 am
    On this episode of AMCi Indie Spotlight (February 25th, 2015) we discuss: Academy Awards Winners Memorable moments of the Academy Awards Independent Spirit Awards Winners In Theatres round-up Foreign films indie picks Indie vs. studio films Oscar campaigns Favorite films with music as the backbone Buy movie tickets, get theatre and showtime information now: LIKE us on Facebook: FOLLOW us on Twitter: Stay up-to-date on all the movie news: Subscribe to our…
  • SUICIDE SQUAD Adds Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Signs Margot Robbie to Multi-Picture Deal

    25 Feb 2015 | 5:28 pm
    David Ayer's "Suicide Squad" is becoming one of the most highly anticipated films coming out of the aggressive and exciting D.C. film slate. Now we have two wonderful updates on the villain-heavy property. First up, after a lot of evading the direct answer, Viola Davis finally confirmed that she is officially playing Amanda Waller in the film. A certain class will be accompanying her high-level of talent and the tough-as-nails demeanor of Waller. It was also just revealed by Margot Robbie, who will be portraying beloved villain Harley Quinn in the film, that she signed a multi-picture…
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    The MacGuffin: Film Reviews, Movie Interviews, Top 5's, and More

  • Film Review – A Fuller Life

    Benjamin Nason
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:04 am
    Not everybody lives a life with so much activity that it could make an epic story. From crime-beat reporter to World War II soldier to novelist and filmmaker, the aptly titled A Fuller Life tells the epic story of Samuel Fuller, reporter, writer, producer and director. Over the course of eighty-five years, Sam Fuller lived the kind of life that would probably make most people feel exhausted just upon hearing about it. Or perhaps feel belittle by such a vast and at times humbling set of experiences. Fuller did it all, starting as a crime reporter as a teenager, and covering murders and…
  • Film Review – Timbuktu

    Sarah Ksiazek
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:28 am
    Oscar-nominated Timbuktu is centered on the town of the same name in Mali. It does not focus on a particular story, but an event that turns the small, diverse community upside down. Islamic Jihadists have taken over the area, implementing their rules and their form of justice. Through several incidents depicted throughout the film, it shows what can happen when a group takes over a community and their influence has ripple effects, affecting even those that live in the outskirts of Timbuktu. Set in an area surrounded by sand and buildings that reflect the landscape, director Abderrahmane…
  • Can You Dig It?: The Culture and Importance of Blaxploitation Films

    Benjamin Nason
    27 Feb 2015 | 8:42 am
    “Am I Black enough for you?” Reverend Deke O’Mailey shouts to a crowd in Harlem. “Are you Black enough to hear me?” he asks back. It’s a moniker that becomes a self referential joke throughout the Blaxploitation movie Cotton Comes to Harlem, as other characters ask each other in response to their handling of situations, “Was that Black enough for you?” The phrase is also a great way to embody the attitude of a generation of movies that Cotton Comes to Harlem helped kick start. Released in 1975, it was just five years after the Voting Rights Act…
  • Film Review – Focus

    Allen Almachar
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:04 pm
    I’ve always wondered about master criminals: if they’re so smart and meticulous – studying their jobs to the finest detail and executing with pinpoint precision – why are they criminals to begin with? If these people are so talented at what they do, couldn’t they focus their efforts on more productive (aka legal) means to success? Most crime come as a result of desperation, so if you’re portraying a master lawbreaker cinematically, you better have a darn good reason for their existence. Exhibit A: Focus (2015). Glenn Ficarra and John Requa share writing and directing…
  • Film Review – The Lazarus Effect

    Allen Almachar
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:03 pm
    Somewhere in the tangles of The Lazarus Effect (2015) lies a good movie. It has a few things going for it. It taps into that frightening and very real question that we’ve all thought about: what happens when we die. Whether our souls go on to some form of an afterlife or we sort of linger in nothingness for eternity, the fact that humanity simply doesn’t know what occurs when we cross that boarder is spine tingling. Sadly, the strength of that idea is wasted in a film that doesn’t take full advantage of it. Instead of capitalizing on our fears of death, it downshifts toward mundane…
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    Immortal Ephemera

  • TCM Preview & Recommendations for March 2015

    Cliff Aliperti
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:46 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal Ephemera Hope you didn’t miss my February TCM preview too much. At the beginning of the month I felt a bit bad about skipping it, but as February wore on and Prime Time became filled with ‘60s and ‘70s Oscar nominees I felt better about the decision. They still slipped in some oldies in the morning (sometimes), but "31 Days of Oscar" has always been weak on all but the best known 1930s movies, so I’m glad we’re about to move on to March. But March is TCM's shortest month since those "31 Days of Oscar" keep on running…
  • Secret of the Chateau (1934) Universal Murder Mystery Starring Claire Dodd

    Cliff Aliperti
    25 Feb 2015 | 1:21 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraUniversal Pictures. Released December 3, 1934. 66 minutes. Based on an original story by Lawrence G. Blochman. Directed by Richard Thorpe. Starring Claire Dodd, Alice White, Osgood Perkins, Jack La Rue, George E. Stone, Clark Williams, William Faversham, Ferdinand Gottschalk, DeWitt Jennings, Helen Ware, Frank Reicher, Alphonse Ethier. Secret of the Chateau is an effective murder mystery featuring several familiar faces, but no major stars. It’s reputation suffers because it was presented as a horror film, which it is…
  • Blonde Crazy (1931) Starring James Cagney and Joan Blondell

    Cliff Aliperti
    19 Feb 2015 | 12:40 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraWarner Bros. Premiered November 7, 1931 (Hollywood). 79 minutes. Written by Kubec Glasmon and John Bright. Directed by Roy Del Ruth. Starring James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Louis Calhern, Noel Francis, Ray Milland, Guy Kibbee, Polly Walter, William Burress, Maude Eburne, Nat Pendleton. Blonde Crazy is a fast-paced romantic crime comedy that feels a year or even two ahead of its time thanks to the adept, almost offhand, playing of the material by two of Hollywood’s best Broadway imports, James Cagney and Joan Blondell. This…
  • Lady and Gent (1932) Starring George Bancroft and Wynne Gibson

    Cliff Aliperti
    12 Feb 2015 | 11:49 pm
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraParamount Pictures. Released July 15, 1932. 84 minutes. Written by Grover Jones and William Slavens McNutt. Directed by Stephen Roberts. Starring George Bancroft, Wynne Gibson, Charles Starrett, James Gleason, John Wayne, Morgan Wallace, James Crane, William Halligan, Billy Butts, Joyce Compton, Frank McGlynn Sor., Charley Grapewin. I came to Lady and Gent backwards, only seeking it out after being impressed by the even more obscure 1939 remake Unmarried. I have to admit that I enjoyed the later movie a little more,…
  • Freddie Bartholomew: An Informal Biography – eBook Now Available

    Cliff Aliperti
    8 Feb 2015 | 11:16 pm
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraLast weekend I released a new eBook for Kindle, Freddie Bartholomew: An Informal Biography. It’s available right now for just 99¢ on Amazon. Amazon makes a more universal reader freely available for anyone who doesn’t own a Kindle. Freddie Bartholomew: An Informal Biography is the latest major revision of the most popular post on the site. I first posted my Freddie biography in three parts in early 2011, then revised it into a single post in mid-2012. You can still read that second version here. This third edition is…
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  • Little Caesars Introduces The Bacon Wrapped Crust DEEP!DEEP! Dish Pizza

    Larry Fire
    1 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    Through the years THE FIRE WIRE has posted about a multitude of bacon inspired concoctions such as Bacon Sundaes, Bacon Flavored Ritz Crackers, Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburgers and now Little Caesars has introduced the Bacon Wrapped Crust DEEP!DEEP! Dish pizza. The pizza packs a big flavor punch with two types of bacon and classic pepperoni on a Detroit-style deep dish crust.  Little Caesars is the first quick service restaurant to offer a pizza with a bacon wrapped crust. Starting February 23, 2015 the Bacon Wrapped Crust DEEP!DEEP! Dish pizza will be available for a limited time at Little…
  • Taco Bell’s Newest Test Item: Cap’n Crunch Delights

    Larry Fire
    28 Feb 2015 | 7:51 pm
    Taco Bell is now selling warm donut holes covered in Cap’n Crunch’s Crunch Berries cereal and filled with “milk icing”. The test began Thursday and the pastries are available in packs of two for $1.00, four for $1.69 or 12 for $4.49. Cap’n Crunch Delights are only being tested in 26 Taco Bell restaurants, all in Bakersfield, California, with the goal of expanding to addition locations pending customer approval.
  • Funko Premium Hikari Sofubi Lightning Darth Vader

    Larry Fire
    28 Feb 2015 | 5:19 pm
    Succumb to the power of the dark side! One of the most iconic characters from the Star Wars series is now a Premium Hikari Sofubi Vinyl Figure! Featuring a classic black color scheme, fans will adore the ice-blue highlighting that makes this Darth Vader incarnation stands apart! The Star Wars Darth Vader Lightning Premium Hikari Sofubi Vinyl Figure measures approximately 8-inches tall and is limited to only 1,500 individually numbered pieces world wide. The figure is set for release in April 2015, will retail for $80 and should be able to find him at all your favorite places for Funko…
  • Star Wars Art: A Poster Collection

    Larry Fire
    28 Feb 2015 | 1:00 am
    Star Wars Art: A Poster Collection is a sturdy paperback that houses 20 removable, frameable prints of the very best artwork from across the entire George Lucas–curated Star Wars Art series. Sixteen selections from Visions, Comics, Illustration, Concept, and Posters—including art by Jeffrey Brown, Philippe Druillet, Mike Mignola, Ralph McQuarrie, and Olly Moss—are joined by four newly commissioned artworks created specifically for this book by Max Dalton, Phantom City Creative, Tiny Kitten Teeth, and Jon Vermilyea. These high-quality, large-format, crease-free prints will be sure to…
  • Marvel’s Guardians of The Galaxy Cassette

    Larry Fire
    28 Feb 2015 | 12:26 am
    The biggest mix tape of the year now available on cassette tape! Playing an integral role in the blockbuster film, the songs live on a mix tape in the main character’s Walkman, which was given to him by his late mother. The set’s music is heard throughout the film and the tape itself has a prominent role in the movie’s story. The Guardians cassette will come with a digital download version of the album and is the first music cassette released by Disney since 2003. Order it HERE for $14.98.
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    The A.V. Club

  • Newswire: James Franco in talks to star in Why Him?, a movie without any assassinations

    1 Mar 2015 | 11:47 am
    James Franco’s last movie certainly made a lot of headlines, and without going any further into that because we’re all still sick of talking about it, it seems like he has decided to go a bit more low-key for one of his next projects. According to Variety, Franco is in talks to star in Fox’s Why Him?, a comedy about a “Midwestern father who takes his family to visit his daughter” at Stanford, and he “subsequently gets into a competition with his daughter’s boyfriend, a young Internet billionaire.” Presumably, Franco would play the young Internet billionaire, because even…
  • Newswire: The Red Sonja movie has a new writer, might actually happen

    1 Mar 2015 | 9:36 am
    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Nu Image/Millennium’s long-delayed Red Sonja movie has a new writer, suggesting that maybe it’ll actually happen now. Red Sonja, for anyone who doesn’t read comic books about beheading people, is a series that stars a red-haired and mostly naked barbarian woman—the eponymous Red Sonja—who does the sort of things a barbarian would do. She’s mostly known for having red hair and wearing a metal bikini, though. Shockingly, she was created by two men, Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith, who worked on Marvel’s Conan The Barbarian comics in the…
  • 11 Questions: Hot Tub Time Machine’s Clark Duke on going up against Seinfeld’s Uncle Leo

    27 Feb 2015 | 10:00 pm
    In11 QuestionsThe A.V. Clubasks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee.Clark Duke is one of those actors that you know, but you might not really know. With roles in both Kick-Ass moviesboth Hot Tub Time Machine movies, and spots on Greek, Two And A Half Men, and the final season of The Office, Duke has popped up in some beloved properties, but often without much fanfare. Still, Duke is a solid utility player, especially for parts requiring an actor to be nerdy but not that nerdy, awkward but not that awkward, and weird but,…
  • Newswire: UPDATED: Saban morphs into a company stabbing itself in the foot in Power/Rangers dispute

    27 Feb 2015 | 9:17 pm
    Even if you’re using a comically oversized, sparkly weapon to do it, stabbing yourself in the foot is still stabbing yourself in the foot. But that seems to be the route that billionaire Haim Saban and his company are taking in the dispute over Power/Rangers, the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fan film created and directed by music video director Joseph Kahn. Perhaps Saban Entertainment will soon overdub their legal action into different languages, so that people throughout the world can call them morons. The brouhaha began earlier this week, when Kahn released his fourteen-minute fan film…
  • Newswire: The world doesn’t have enough Robin Hood movies, so here’s another Robin Hood movie

    27 Feb 2015 | 7:56 pm
    According to Deadline, the writer behind Guy Ritchie’s upcoming King Arthur movies (Joby Harold) has written a gritty Robin Hood movie—not to be confused with the last gritty Robin Hood movie. Harold’s script is titled Robin Hood: Origins, because of course it is, and the project is competing with two other movies about Robin Hood that are already in development. One is a “revisionist” version at Disney called Nottingham And Hood, and the other is the set-up for yet another Avengers-style universe at Sony that is hilariously/confusingly titled Hood. Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way…
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  • Interview: SpoilerTV’s Andy Page on Organization, Page Load Speed, & Blogger

    Rollo Tomasi
    20 Feb 2015 | 1:18 pm
    A multitude of websites that utilize Google‘s Blogger content management system (CMS) exist but few have the polish that creator and editor-in-chief Andy Page has accomplished with SpoilerTV. The would-be editor-in-chief and neophyte with a freshly purchased domain name would be wise to look at SpoilerTV’s above-the-fold navigation system and the velocity at which new information is published (remember: content is king) on-site. If you wish to be regarded as relevant and efficiently shuttle site visitor’s to the information on your site they are seeking quickly, the…
  • Make Your Website’s Permalink Google News Compliant on Day One

    Rollo Tomasi
    5 Jan 2015 | 9:27 am
    If you are starting a news website, you’ll want as much organic traffic as you can get your hands on. More traffic means more page views for the news stories you are reporting on, the articles that you have written, and more clicks for the ads your site is displaying. The king of organic website traffic is new and returning visitors. The queen is Google’s SERPs. The third biggest resource is Google News. Google News usually appears at the top of regular Google SERPs. Because of this fact, getting into Google News is extremely beneficial to your site, its traffic, and its…
  • 8 WordPress Plugins: Podcast, Images, Meta, Optimization, Nagivation

    Rollo Tomasi
    24 Jul 2014 | 2:03 pm
    There are eight WordPress plugins that I have either begun using recently or that I have been using for some time now to aid my efforts in podcasting, managing image sizes, meta data, website optimization, website navigation, and a few other quandaries. These are in addition to the plugins listed here: Starting a Movie Website: WordPress Plugins and the ones listed here: 4 WordPress Plugins: SEO, Google Analytics, Image Resize, Contact Form. Below you find a description of each, why you should consider using them, and where to obtain them. Lets begin, shall we. P3 (Plugin Performance…
  • How to Automate Publishing Articles to a Google+ Profile or Page

    Rollo Tomasi
    26 May 2014 | 12:49 pm
    Automating Website Article Publishing on a Google+ Profile or Google+ Page can be accomplished through three methods. The first of these methods is Jetpack. Jetpack enables the user to automatically and simultaneously publish website articles to a Google+ Profile when that article is published on a website. The second option is Hootsuite. Hootsuite enables the user to automatically and simultaneously publish website articles to a Google+ Page when that article is published on a website. The third option is enables the user to automatically and simultaneously publish website…
  • How to Add Open Graph & Schema Meta Data to your Website’s HTML Pages

    Rollo Tomasi
    7 May 2014 | 8:03 am
    Learning how to add Open Graph and Schema meta data to your website’s HTML pages can be done easily or over the course of a business day. We will explore both methods in this article. First things first though. You have to be made aware of what Open Graph and Schema meta data are so that you know of their importance to your website and its HTML pages. What is Open Graph? The Open Graph protocol enables developers to integrate their pages into the social graph. These pages gain the functionality of other graph objects including profile links and stream updates for connected users. As an…
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  • Jason Momoa Talks About Aquaman’s Role In ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ & Future DC Films

    28 Feb 2015 | 3:54 am
    On the promotional rounds for his series “The Red Road,” Jason Momoa opened up to EW about his plans for Aquaman in the DC Cinematic Universe. The former ‘Game of Thrones’ star will make his debut as Aquaman in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ on March 25th, 2016, before appearing in ‘The Justice League Part One’ (November 10th, 2017), and then top-lining a stand-alone ‘Aquaman’ movie on July 27th, 2018. While ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ will mark his first big screen outing, Jason Momoa is quick to downplay the size of his part.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio To Play Multiple Personalities In ‘The Crowded Room’

    28 Feb 2015 | 3:34 am
    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Leonardo DiCaprio is set to play a role he’s eyed for nearly 20 years – that of Billy Milligan,  a man with 24 different personalities and the subject of Daniel Keyes’ 1981 nonfiction book “The Minds of Billy Milligan.” The book is being adapted for the screen by Jason Smilovic and Todd Katzberg. DiCaprio will also produce ‘The Crowded Room’ through his Appian Way shingle alongside Jennifer Davisson and New Regency’s Alexandra Milchan. Keyes’ book is described as follows: Out of control of his own actions, Billy…
  • ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Character Posters For Thor, Nick Fury & Black Widow

    27 Feb 2015 | 11:34 am
    Following the character posters for Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man and Mark Ruffalo’s The Hulk, Marvel have today set loose these new posters for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ featuring Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury, Chris Hemsworth’s Thor, and Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow. Joss Whedon’s ensemble superhero flick also stars Chris Evans as Captain America and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, the team must reassemble to defeat Ultron (James Spader), a terrifying technological villain hell bent on…
  • Legendary Actor Leonard Nimoy, Who Played Mr Spock On ‘Star Trek,’ Dies Aged 83

    27 Feb 2015 | 11:25 am
    Beloved actor, film director, poet, singer and photographer Leonard Nimoy has passed away at age 83 due to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy died this morning at his Bel Air home, as confirmed by his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy. Nimoy had a long career as both an actor and director. However, he was best known for his portrayal of the half-human, half-Vulcan character Spock in the original ‘Star Trek’ series, and in multiple film, television and video game sequels. He played the iconic character since 1966 and was the only actor from the original series to…
  • Clip From The Critically Acclaimed Horror ‘It Follows’ (Out Today In The UK & Ireland)

    27 Feb 2015 | 8:25 am
    This new clip has arrived online for writer-director David Robert Mitchell’s ‘It Follows,’ which opens today in the UK and on March 13th in the US. The film is led by Maika Monroe (The Guest) as Jay, a 19-year-old girl who after a strange sexual encounter finds herself haunted by nightmarish visions and the inescapable sense that something is after her. Currently holding a 100% rating on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes based on 16 reviews, the likes of Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto, Jake Weary, Olivia Luccardi and Lili Sepe co-star. After a date and seemingly innocent sexual…
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  • Always Number One (2009)

    7 Feb 2015 | 11:01 am
    The story of the encounter of Florian and Daniel -- two pupils at a German boarding school. The post Always Number One (2009) appeared first on TheSkyKid.Com. read more at TheSkyKid.Com
  • Finn (2013)

    5 Feb 2015 | 12:35 am
    Finn is an unpretentious, yet moving story of a nine-year-old motherless boy. The post Finn (2013) appeared first on TheSkyKid.Com. read more at TheSkyKid.Com
  • Oscar et la Dame Rose (2009)

    29 Jan 2015 | 3:08 pm
    This is the story, told in the film, based on the novel by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt Oscar et la Dame Rose (Oscar and the Pink Lady). It's a film filled with sadness and love, beautiful and full of wisdom. It is one you won't forget long after the final credits roll… The post Oscar et la Dame Rose (2009) appeared first on TheSkyKid.Com. read more at TheSkyKid.Com
  • Bringing Up Bobby (2011)

    14 Jan 2015 | 3:00 pm
    It's a film that has great cinematography and a great soundtrack. But it's the charisma of Milla Jovovich (Olive) and young Spencer List (Bobby), in wonderful performances in the lead roles, that will win your heart. The post Bringing Up Bobby (2011) appeared first on TheSkyKid.Com. read more at TheSkyKid.Com
  • Introducing John Robert Rimel

    8 Jan 2015 | 3:28 pm
    Who is John Robert Rimel? RJ Mendera introduces this young artist from Virginia. The post Introducing John Robert Rimel appeared first on TheSkyKid.Com. read more at TheSkyKid.Com
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    Go Metric

  • Jason Kao Hwang’s Sing House

    Go Metric
    20 Feb 2015 | 3:39 am
    By Mike Faloon “We are not two, we are one” – “Strangers” The Kinks *** Andrew Drury picks up a small, metal object, part of a sink faucet he got from a construction job. He leans over his floor tom,...
  • Bill Monbouquette - Sox Hurler & Maestro of the Mic

    Go Metric
    26 Jan 2015 | 4:46 pm
    Bill Monbouquette has left us. This bums me out. I never knew the man during his prime. He'd played his last game before I was born. I met him long after the sun had set on his playing days (1958-1968),...
  • The Other Night at Quinn’s: Avram Fefer

    Go Metric
    24 Jan 2015 | 8:59 am
    By Mike Faloon | Photos by Michael Bogdanffy-Kriegh / Studio MBK “That’s what’s most important if you want to be free: respect for and exasperation with boundaries.” – Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage *** Saxophonist...
  • Ten You May Have Missed in 2014

    Go Metric
    10 Jan 2015 | 6:44 am
    by Gary Pig Gold BARRACUDAS Mean Time (Closer) Having begun life when great white journalist Jeremy Gluck left Canada with his Jan & Dean collection, only to land smack-dub in the middle of post-punk London, The Barracudas by the time...
  • The Other Night at Quinn’s: Tarana – Ravish Momin, Rick Parker

    Go Metric
    31 Dec 2014 | 10:50 am
    By Mike Faloon | Photos by Michael Bogdanffy-Kriegh / Studio MBK “So laid back but so uptight” — Sebadoh, “The Freed Pig” * * * “Everything is all right / Uptight” — Stevie Wonder, “Uptight” * * * The leaves...
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    Film Threat


    Phil Hall
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:03 pm
    Phil Hall’s The Bootleg Files explores the wild world of memorable films and TV productions that can be found in unauthorized presentations. This week, Phil digs up a Russian spin on Agatha Christie...Read More at

    Elias Savada
    26 Feb 2015 | 10:00 am
    Hiden and Irvin make a great statement about how America is enjoying the great craft beer revolution. Drink up...Read More at

    Phil Hall
    25 Feb 2015 | 9:03 pm
    The obscurity of “Lock Up Your Daughters” – there is no evidence it ever played outside of the U.K. – has led to conspiracy theories regarding whether the film ever existed...Read More at

    Rick Kisonak
    24 Feb 2015 | 9:03 pm
    Half the jokes may miss but its creators machine gun so many it hardly matters. I guarantee you'll be offended by some but promise you'll be laugh your head off at others...Read More at

    Chris Cirillo
    24 Feb 2015 | 9:01 pm
    Digital Celluloid, a comic strip by artist Chris Cirillo, pokes fun at the films of today, tomorrow and yesterday. Whether it is a classic or an upcoming blockbuster, no film is safe! This week, we have some fun switching genres on a film with this month's book-to-movie adaptation that’s got everyone seeing grey...Read More at
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  • LITTLE BOY – Poster

    28 Feb 2015 | 3:14 pm
    Here is the poster from the upcoming film “LITTLE BOY.” The film is directed by Alejandro Monteverde, starring Kevin James, Michael Rapaport, Jakob Salvati, Emily Watson, and Ali Landry. LITTLE BOY, releases on April 24, 2015 WATCH TRAILER >>

    The Critic
    28 Feb 2015 | 6:47 am
    Shannon Lee, daughter of legendary martial artist Bruce Lee, announced today that his legacy will be brought to the screen in a new feature film, the first to be made with his family’s full involvement in the production. Lee’s company Bruce Lee Entertainment has partnered with Lawrence Grey and Janet Yang to produce a definitive […]
  • In Theaters February 27, 2015

    27 Feb 2015 | 3:03 am
      EVERLY  An action/thriller centered on a woman who faces down assassins sent by her ex, a mob boss, while holed up in her apartment.           FOCUS  Will Smith stars as Nicky, a seasoned master of misdirection who becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess (Margot Robbie). As he’s teaching her the […]
  • Fourth Annual Sun Valley Film Festival Prepares For Launch

    The Critic
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:46 am
    The Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, has announced new additions to its lineup for the fourth annual Festival, March 4-March 8, 2015, as preparations are being finalized for the event launch. Actor Chris Cooper joins The Film Lab, via Skype, to discuss his latest work, Coming Through the Rye. Host, Michael Tully […]
  • WELCOME TO ME – Trailer

    27 Feb 2015 | 2:40 am
    Here is the trailer from the upcoming film WELCOME TO ME . The film is directed by Shira Piven, starring Kristen Wiig, Wes Bentley, James Marsden, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Linda Cardellini. Alchemy will release WELCOME TO ME in theaters May 1st What happens when a young woman with Borderline Personality […]
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    Nerd Reactor

  • Star Wars Sage gets a LEGO remake

    James Martinez
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:57 pm
    Star Wars fans will get to see all six movies so far in LEGO form. Now this isn’t new as we have seen Star Wars Lego games; however, this will not be a game but a short series on Disney XD named Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales. The five-episode short series will air later this year and each episode will be 22 minutes long. Considering all six movies have hours worth of content, I’m interested in seeing how this will all be condensed into just five episodes. Why will you want to tune in? Well this story will be retold from the view point of C-3PO and R2-D2. This brand new story will start…
  • Adventure Time film being developed by LEGO Movie producers

    Mike Villarreal
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:54 pm
    Warner Brothers has just announced its plans to develop a full-length Adventure Time movie. The cartoon has become one of the most popular shows in Cartoon Network’s recent history. Warner Brothers is tapping LEGO Movie producers Chris McKay and Roy Lee. The producer duo are in high demand as of late due to the enormous success of the LEGO Movie. Both are penned to return for the sequel and The LEGO: Batman Movie. Adventure Time’s creator Pendleton Ward will be also be involved in the writing and the film’s production as well Cartoon Network. No word yet on a director or…
  • Michelle Rodriquez says minorities should stop stealing white superhero roles

    Mike Villarreal
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:52 pm
    Fast 7 star Michelle Rodriquez has recently stirred up some controversy. The actress told TMZ a bold statement that minorities should not be taken the roles of white superheroes. Apparently, there is an unknown rumor going around that she is in the running for the role as Jessica Cruz in the DC Cinematic Universe. Jessica Cruz is one of the few female Green Lanterns opposite Hal Jordan and Jon Stewart. According to Michelle that is not the cast. “That is the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard. I think it is so stupid with this whole minorities in Hollywood thing, but it is so…
  • Black Sails ‘XIV’ Recap and Review

    Joe Gonzalez
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:21 am
    Warning: Contains spoilers for tonight’s episode of Black Sails Last week’s episode left us with a shocking twist regarding the history between Captain Flint and Miranda Barlow: The affair that exiled them was between Captain Flint and Thomas Hamilton as they worked together to end piracy. Season 2 has given us so much misdirection, even having Flint and Miranda in an actual affair, that we were caught off guard when Flint and Thomas kissed. XIV started where the last one left off with Charles Vane and Flint at each other’s throats which is interrupted by Eleanor. While Vane…
  • NSFW version of gritty Power Rangers fan film is back online!

    Mike Villarreal
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:06 am
    You asked for it and your voices have been heard! Despite the disapproval of both Saban and Jason David Frank, the violent Power Rangers short has finally been posted back online after being taking down at the request of the creators of the beloved superhero sentai show. According to the film’s director, the filmmakers and Saban Entertainment had come to an agreement that would allow them to share the NSFW version of the video once again. Producer Adi Shankar revealed that the video was taken down Thursday because Saban wanted a disclaimer on the video so that kids wouldn’t…
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  • 7 Minute Workout

    Stacie Davis
    1 Mar 2015 | 8:21 am
    You don’t need expensive gym equipment for a good cardio workout.   You don’t even need a home gym or weight bench!       Try the 7 Minute Workout     We don’t sponsor specific exercises at Optimacy because each person should consult with their doctor regarding the right routine for them. However, here is a new article from the NY Times that offers a great alternative you should discuss with your doctor.   7 Minute Workout   One of the best…
  • Tweets, Memes, Funny Pics and Quotes

    Megan Meade
    28 Feb 2015 | 7:33 pm
    Funny pics and quotes about relationships                 There are worse places to start than Hugh Hefner He is the ultimate Pickup Artist, and this pic is not only funny but true. It also goes to show that you don’t have to be an Alpha Male PUA with an amazing physique.  You might think that you need money to compensate, but what earned Hugh Hefner all that money was his intelligence and being a risk taker. BTW, you can check out the Roast of Hugh Hefner for some more funny stuff.  …
  • Watch This Marriage Proposal!

    Megan Meade
    28 Feb 2015 | 7:06 am
        “Nice guys don’t always finish last!”         Dating and sex are fun, but the ultimate goal for many people is to find someone with whom to spend the rest of their life.   In this article, we highlight the marriage proposal of a guy we worked with several years ago – Alan. Alan was unlike most guys in their forties. (If you have seen the movie “The 40 Year Old Virgin“, then you would get a good idea of what Alan is like.) While he wasn’t a virgin, he had never married and had limited success with women. At first,…
  • Conversation Openers – Part IV – Common Mistakes

    Megan Meade
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:44 pm
    “People call me John…   But you can call me Tonight!”       Why do men use silly pickup lines?     Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe post Conversation Openers – Part IV – Common Mistakes appeared first on Optimacy.
  • Conversation Openers – Part II – Conquering Approach Anxiety

    Megan Meade
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:21 am
    Plato once said… Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.     Almost everyone can relate to the fear of approaching strangers and starting a conversation. The anxiety is natural. However, if you don’t conquer this fear, it will forever cripple your chances of generating attraction and having a fruitful dating life. The good news is that this fear can be overcome, and it doesn’t require complex steps or rituals. All it takes is a little education, a few clever tips, and a DESIRE to make it a thing of the past.   Republished by Blog Post…
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  • #FaceOff: season 8, episode 7 "Queen Bees"

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    25 Feb 2015 | 7:33 pm
    Last night's challenge featured ten artists, which means we're finally starting to separate the what from the chaff. The special guest judge is Oscar-winning make-up artist Lois Burwell -- she's been a fill...
  • 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb': A bittersweet farewell

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    24 Feb 2015 | 2:01 am
    When I first saw "Night at the Museum" I thought it was stupid fun. That was eight years ago, if you can believe it, and the trilogy finally comes to a close with this final installment. As the...
  • 'You're Next': The cure for what ails jaded horror fans

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    23 Feb 2015 | 4:10 am
    It's easy to get jaded if you're a fan of horror films. We've seen it all before: Slasher kills girl's family, girl meets slasher, slasher dies only to be resurrected in...
  • #FaceOff: season 8, episode 6 "Troll Bridge"

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    18 Feb 2015 | 6:25 pm
    Last night's episode resumed with all three coach teams down at least one person, with team Anthony trailing by two members. Just eleven artists remain. The contestants meet in the same area where the classic chase scene from...
  • #FaceOff: season 8, episode 5 "Sounding Off"

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    11 Feb 2015 | 3:19 pm
    Last night's episode featured just three artists remaining on Team Anthony, with Team Laura down to four artists and Team Rayce at full strength. It's still early in the season so we'll see...
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    Grumo Media

  • Caspian Graphene

    Miguel Hernandez
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:20 am
    Demo video produced by Grumo Media. Companies have been trying to find a better way to harness the suns’ energy for decades. And the need for alternative energy sources has never been more pressing. But today’s solar panels wear out in harsh climates and typically only convert a measly 12-14% of sunlight to energy. Part of the problem is that they are made with silicon, an outdated material. If we could find a way to convert more of the sun’s energy, we could literally change the world and take share of this 100 billion dollar industry. Introducing… Graphene, the key to the solar…
  • New Grumo: KnownCircle

    Miguel Hernandez
    24 Feb 2015 | 9:24 am
    Product demo video produced by Grumo Media. Service Providers know that the most powerful form of advertising is a personal referral. KnownCircle helps you scale your personal referrals by allowing new customers to find you via trusted friends - right at the time of their need. Here’s how: Join for free and start adding customers to your KnownCircle. Let’s say loyal customer Jack obliges. All it takes him is a single click to join your KnownCircle and in doing so he publicly endorses YOU as a trusted provider. With a simple share he can now instantly amplify his…
  • New Grumo: InsiteVR

    Miguel Hernandez
    19 Feb 2015 | 2:22 pm
    Product demo video produced by Grumo Media. When a space is meant to be enjoyed from the inside 3D models and renderings can be difficult to understand Now, thanks to virtual reality, attaining a sense of actual presence is possible. At InSite we make it easy for architects and 3D designers to create and publish simple virtual reality experiences. As you design your 3D space just drag and drop your 3D file onto our web platform. In a matter of seconds you can explore your model through virtual reality devices like the Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, or simply on your cell phone. All this…
  • Why is soda cheaper than water?

    Miguel Hernandez
    30 Jan 2015 | 1:24 am
    Hola Grumo fans of the world and beyond! We're really excited to introduce our new Youtube video series called Grumology. To kick off this series we settled on this question: Why is soda cheaper than water? Well.. Do you know why? no worries, we didn't have a clue either so we asked the Internet, processed a bunch of possible answers and came up with this, our first Grumology episode: As you know here at Grumo Media we are experts at explaining what companies do using short, fun and engaging animations. Over the last 4 years we've done hundreds of these explanation videos for companies big…
  • New Grumo: Plarity

    Miguel Hernandez
    29 Jan 2015 | 10:46 am
    Plarity provides you with lightning quick and in-depth intelligence on properties and people in the market. Product demo video produced by Grumo Media. To be a great Real Estate Professional, you have to work reallllly hard to gain a competitive advantage. Once you spot one, you have to research it from top to bottom, inside and out, and side to side. This could takes hours or even days. And by the time you’re ready to take action, you find out you’re competing with 3 other people. Again. Well, it doesn’t have to be this way... Plarity provides you with lightning quick and in-depth…
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    Three Stooges Pictures

  • Dopey Dicks photo gallery

    22 Feb 2015 | 5:23 pm
    Dopey Dicks photo gallery – photos from the classic Three Stooges short film, Dopey Dicks, with Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Fine, Christine McIntyre, Philip van Zandt – mistaken by Christine for detectives, the Three Stooges run to the rescue when kidnapped by mad scientist Philip van Zandt — who wants to transplant a human brain into his robot! The post Dopey Dicks photo gallery appeared first on Three Stooges Pictures.
  • Vagabond Loafers photo gallery

    16 Feb 2015 | 6:17 pm
    Photo gallery for the Three Stooges short film, Vagabond Loafers, starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Emil Sitka, Symona Boniface, Kenneth MacDonald, Christine McIntyre, and Dudley Dickerson The post Vagabond Loafers photo gallery appeared first on Three Stooges Pictures.
  • Vagabond Loafers

    15 Feb 2015 | 4:17 pm
    Vagabond Loafers (1949) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Emil Sitka, Kenneth MacDonald, Christine McIntyre, Dudley Dickerson Vagabond Loafers begins with the Norfleets (Emil Sitka and Symona Boniface) admiring their new, very expensive painting — only to find out that leaky plumbing may spoil their upcoming party. They call “Nite and Day Plumbers” — Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp Howard — who are about to have their first plumbing job. At the party, various dinner guests are admiring the painting; among them are Three Stooges regulars Kenneth…
  • Dunked in the Deep

    15 Feb 2015 | 5:06 am
    Dunked in the Deep (1949) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Gene Roth Dunked in the Deep begins with a Soviet spy listening to the radio talking about stolen documents — while he’s preparing to hide the microfilm of the stolen documents into three watermelons. The Three Stooges (Moe, Larry, Curly) visit, only to be told that Borscht is leaving the country that night — and he asks them to bring the watermelons to his ship later. After a farewell drink (that stains the desk and curls the wallpaper), they leave — and we next see them at…
  • Pies and Guys

    12 Feb 2015 | 9:13 pm
    Pies and Guys (1958) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser Pies and Guys starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser) is a shot by shot remake of Half-Wits Holiday (Moe, Larry, Curly) — which, in turn, was a remake of Hoi Polloi (Moe, Larry, Curly). The basic plot in all three remains the same: the Three Stooges are inept workers, who become the object of a bet between two professors on whether nature or nurture define a person. Professor Quackenbush (Milton Frome) tries to train the Stooges into becoming gentlemen, with the aid of his beautiful daughter…
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    Media Geeks

  • Best Picture Nominee Round-Up 2015

    Ryan S. Davis
    9 Feb 2015 | 2:13 pm
    I have been lucky enough again this year to have seen all of the Academy Award Best Picture nominees.  Because none of them got their own review, I am going to once again provide a short, one-paragraph review for all eight nominees in alphabetical order. American Sniper: The most financially successful movie to ever open wide in January, this is the most widely-seen nominee.  It can be political, but no matter your leanings, there’s something here to support your point of view.  Which in a way, means it feels free of political motive.  It’s got something for everyone, unless…
  • Star Wars Battle Pod

    Christopher Kirkman
    8 Feb 2015 | 10:14 pm
    In 1983, to coincide with the (then) final chapter of one of the biggest film franchises in history, arcades across the country prominently featured both stand up and sit down versions of Atari’s Star Wars Arcade Game. It’s a first person, on-rails shooter that places the player in the shoes of Luke Skywalker as he pilots his X-wing Fighter through a barrage of Tie Fighters, hostile artillery towers and finally down the iconic Death Star Trench in glorious color vector graphics. I loved it. Still do. Home versions have never been able to do it justice because of its unique yoke…
  • Jupiter Ascending

    Ryan S. Davis
    5 Feb 2015 | 7:51 pm
    You know how when you love something, it’s rarely because it’s perfect?  If you really love something, you can still recognize its flaws and accept them as part of the whole.  That’s generally how I feel about the Wachowski siblings’ films.  Everyone loves The Matrix, of course, but I even like the sequels–part 3 moreso than part 2.  And I totally dug Speed Racer, and thought Cloud Atlas was one of the top 5 movies of 2012.  So you have a good sense of where I’m coming from.   Their latest sci-fi epic is called Jupiter Ascending, and like a lot of…
  • Into The Woods

    Todd Lipska
    24 Dec 2014 | 7:00 pm
    It was in the late 90’s that I found out about Into The Woods; A musical where a few fairy tales are intermixed within the same world: Little Red Riding Hood on her way to her grandmother’s, Jack and his beanstalk, Cinderella and others. The original version I saw contained Tony Award winning actresses Joanna Gleeson and Bernadette Peters. That being said, it’s a high standard to live up to.   One of the benefits of movie musicals is the ability to extend the realism from a stage with a forest backdrop to an entire countryside. Along with the great performances, the…
  • Dracula Untold

    Ryan S. Davis
    13 Oct 2014 | 2:49 pm
    There is never a shortage of vampire movies, especially these days.  Just in time for Halloween comes another attempt at bringing back the original vampire, Dracula himself.  Unlike many Dracula movies, this one actually succeeds at bringing something new and worthwhile to the table.   The first sign of something new is the setting, sometime in the 1400s, I believe.  Dracula is simply known as Vlad, a human who has been trained especially well at fighting and killing from growing up in the army.  So there is a lot of medieval armor and clothing and fighting; it looks more like Lord…
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  • Welcome to Me

    27 Feb 2015 | 10:55 am
    A woman suffering from dissociative personality disorder (Kristin Wiig) uses her lottery windfall to produce a cable access talk show in a desperate and single-minded quest to become famous. Tim Robbins, Linda Cardellini, and Jennifer Jason Leigh co-star in a film produced by Will Ferell and Adam McKay.
  • Zombeavers

    27 Feb 2015 | 10:28 am
    They’re ferocious, they’re furry, they’re ZOMBEAVERS, the stars of this 2015 horror-comedy, directed by Jordan Rubin. When a trio of sexy college girls (Cortney Palm, Rachel Melvin, Lexi Atkins) arrive at a remote cabin for a weekend getaway, their vacation is quickly jeopardized by a hungry bear, a menacing hunter (Rex Linn), and the girls’ Read the Rest »
  • Eva

    27 Feb 2015 | 10:18 am
    Humans live along with machines. Alex, a renowned cybernetic engineer, returns to Santa Irene to carry out a very specific mission for the Robotic Faculty: the creation of a child robot. During his ten-year absence, life has moved on for his brother David and Lana, who got her life back together after his departure. Alex’s Read the Rest »
  • Champs

    27 Feb 2015 | 10:05 am
    Boxing, “the poor man’s sport,” has long given kids from America’s roughest neighborhoods an opportunity to escape violence with violence. But with success in the ring comes new fights for which there is no training: champions are made and broken in the blink of an eye, and young men thrust into the spotlight are often Read the Rest »
  • Bite Size

    27 Feb 2015 | 9:58 am
    America’s battle against childhood obesity is an issue too big for many to fully comprehend. With one in three children overweight, the epidemic is sweeping our nation at an unforgiving rate. But in spite of these odds, Bite Size showcases the stories of four inspiring kids from diverse backgrounds who are fighting for their health Read the Rest »
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    Obsessed Magazine » Film & Animation

  • #FILM: The Big Deal About “FOCUS”

    Israel Daramola
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:08 pm
    THE WHO Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Adrian Martinez,  Rodrigo Santoro in a film directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra. THE WHAT: Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith) is a seasoned con-man who becomes romantically involved with an attractive young woman (Margot Robbie); while introducing her to the tricks of his con man trade, she gets too close for comfort and he abruptly breaks it off. Three years later, the former flame shows up in Buenos Aires as the opposing side of the same scam: a billionaire international race car owner (Rodrigo Santoro), throwing his plans for a loop. THE BIG DEAL: Once…
  • #FILM: The Big Deal About Horror Movie “The Lazurus Effect”

    Israel Daramola
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:00 pm
    THE WHO Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Donald Glover, Evan Peters and Sarah Bolger in a film directed by David Gelb. THE WHAT: A team of medical professionals have found a way to bring dead patients back to life using a serum named “Lazarus.” After several successful tests are done on animals, Zoe (Olivia Wilde), one of the lead researchers, dies in a lab accident and the team uses “Lazarus” to bring her back successfully. When she begins to display unusual abilities, the team realizes that their attempt to resurrect the dead may have opened the door to something evil.
  • #Film: The Big Deal About “Black Sea”

    Israel Daramola
    30 Jan 2015 | 9:58 am
    THE WHO Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, David Threlfall THE WHAT: A submarine captain (Jude Law) assembles a crew of ex-Naval experts  to take on a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a WWII submarine rumored to be loaded with gold. As the crew gets closer to newfound wealth and possible acclaim, their dark sides begin to take hold. THE BIG DEAL: I don’t know what to make of Jude Law’s accent. It doesn’t feel authentic to any country; it’s thick in places and becomes a distraction at the most inopportune times. This is a…
  • #Film: The Big Deal About Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice”

    Israel Daramola
    9 Jan 2015 | 9:17 am
    THE WHO Joaquin Phoenix, Katherine Waterston, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Joanna Newsom, Hung Chau, Reese Witherspoon and Benicio del Toro in a film by Paul Thomas Anderson. THE WHAT Private detective Larry “Doc” Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix)  navigates a psychedelic world of surfers, stoners and cops to solve the case when his ex-lover mysteriously comes back into his life. THE BIG DEAL Short of studying Thomas Pynchon’s “Inherent Vice” novel like a graduate student, you’re probably not going to be able to take it all in one viewing. That’s part of its…
  • Two Dudes and a Movie: Random Thoughts on Seth Rogen and James Franco’s “The Interview”

    Adam November and Mariusz Zubrowski
    31 Dec 2014 | 9:57 am
    THE CONVERSATION What do you remember from seeing “The Interview”? “Dave Skylark (played by James Franco) goes to North Korea because Kim Jong-un’s a fan of his talk-show. The CIA asks him to kill Kim.” He goes with the fat guy. “Seth Rogen?” Yeah, he plays Skylark’s producer. “Honestly, if they made even a dollar off that movie I’d be sad. Normally the two of them are really good in movies, but this was just bad.” Man, it was predictable as fuck. “It was predictable.” Diana Bang, Seth Rogen and James Franco in “The Interview.” They spoon-fed you…
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  • A military man forced to walk the road of vengeance in Pound Of Flesh

    22 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm
    The official trailer for Pound of Flesh has arrived. Check out the first trailer to Pound of Flesh Here is three fan art works to Pound Of Flesh. Ernie Barbarash, the director of Pound of Flesh, spills some details about his film, mentioed that it is an “action movie that’s very character driven.”. Darren Shahlavi secured a role of a villain in the Pound Of Flesh. “I’ve wanted to work with Jean-Claude Van Damme for so many years and i’m very excited to be finally getting to work with him on such a great project as Pound of Flesh. I love the script and the team that…
  • A mysterious martial arts master of Warrior TV Series

    8 Feb 2015 | 5:46 pm
    NBC’s Warrior TV series just added a new cast member. It was announced on Thursday that Will Yun Lee will be joining the cast of the martial arts drama. The plot of the TV show is the story of a heroine who is working to bring down an international crime lord with the guidance of a mysterious martial arts master. The project is written and executive produced by the man behind Traveler, David DiGilio and directed by Phillip Noyce. Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald will served as executive producers as well. Lee, who is known for his roles in Hawaii Five-O, Trueblood and Marvel’s…
  • An exciting action packed ride Unlucky Stars

    3 Feb 2015 | 8:00 am
    If you liked Rope A Dope short film by Eric Jacobus you don’t want to miss this new martial arts movie that pays tribute to Hong Kong action cinema of 80s. Dennis Ruel presents Unlucky Stars, an exciting action packed ride with outstanding fighting choreography and comedy scenes in Jackie Chan’s style. So if you love martial arts and film fights, then you’ll surely appreciate Unlucky Stars. You should know Dennis Ruel by Barrio Brawler movie (if haven’t seen it you missing out) which received a limited theatrical release and now available on Netflix, and Rope A Dope short…
  • Best martial arts movies 2014

    1 Feb 2015 | 7:50 am
    Best movie The Raid 2 Street Fighter Assassin‘s Fist Tom Yum Goong 2 Best action hero Iko Uwais(The Raid 2) Christian Howard(Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist) Mike Moh(Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist) Best movie villain Cecep Arif Rahman(The Raid 2) Joey Ansah(Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist) Yayan Ruhian(The Raid 2) Best fighting choreographer Yayan Ruhian / Iko Uwais(The Raid 2) Joey Ansah / Christian Howard(Street Fighter Assassin’s Fist) Marrese Crump(Tom Yum Goong 2) Best Lady Dragon Julie Estelle(The Raid 2) Emi Takei(Rurouni Kenshin) Zara Phythian(He Who…
  • Kung Fu Jungle Giveaway

    30 Jan 2015 | 1:00 am
    Here is your chance to own the latest Donnie Yen’s flick Kung Fu Jungle on Blu-ray or DVD. To celebrate the release of Kung Fu Jungle on Blu-Ray, DVD and VOD on 18 February, thanks to my friends at Vendetta Films I have 3 Blu-ray and 3 DVD to give away. Competition open to Australian residents only. If you want to get your hands on one of these prizes, simply follow the next steps: – Follow budomate on Twitter – Answer the question: “Under what name was Kung Fu Jungle previously known?” – Re-tweet the following post using your twitter account –…
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  • 'American Idol' winners smackdown: Kelly Clarkson vs. Carrie Underwood (Poll)
    1 Mar 2015 | 6:33 am
    Last week, we tasked you with picking your favorite "American Idol" winner of all time in our new poll. Well, the results are in and it's virtually a tie between Season 1's Kelly Clarkson and Season 4's Carrie Underwood. Both ladies reaped about 40% of your votes, which means the other 11 winners are clinging to scraps at the bottom of the pile. If you disagree with those early results, then be sure to cast your own vote in our poll below. Hurry -- there's still time! -BREAK- Who is your favorite 'The Voice' winner of all time? (Poll) There are many worthy winners to choose from over the past…
  • Top 24 User Trevor Cox predicts Emmys: 'House of Cards' for Best Drama Series
    28 Feb 2015 | 2:42 am
    Last year our user Trevor Cox did so well at predicting the Emmy nominations -- 21st place out of more than 2,500 predictors -- that he's now featured in a league along with the other Top 24 Users to predict this year's nominations. (View his predix from last year here.) Last year the Top 24 Users did the best at predicting the Emmy nominations (78.55%) competing against Gold Derby's Editors (77.68%), All Users (74.78%) and our Experts (74.64%). Which group will come out victorious this year? (See all prediction accuracy rates here.) -BREAK- Cox is 23 years old and hails from…
  • Did you predict who would be eliminated on episode 2 of 'The Amazing Race'?
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:28 pm
    Did you know which of the 10 couples competing in the second leg of "The Amazing Race" was going to be sent packing? If you got the result right, why are you not taking part in our predictions contest? You could win a chance to chat with the ultimate winners as well as a $100 Amazon gift certificate and a place on our leaderboards. Every week, we will be canvassing our top predictors who will share their insights. Do you have what it takes to be the best among the most fervent fans of the "Race"? -BREAK- To get started CLICK HERE or scroll down and make your first…
  • Our 3 best Oscar predictors reveal their secrets
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:55 am
    Among the 3,200 people who made Oscar predictions at Gold Derby, three guys had top scores but weren't eligible to win the $1,000 prize because they aren't U.S. citizens, as required by our contest rules. Therefore, the sum went to Oliver Davidson, a resident of Houston, Texas, who landed in sixth place in our leaderboards. See our profile of him here. Why was Jack Mathews so sure 'Birdman' would win the Oscar for Best Picture? -BREAK- Two other high-ranked participants were also declared ineligible because they're part of the Gold Derby editorial team: first place Daniel Montgomery and…
  • Will Alison Sweeney finally earn Daytime Emmys love for 'Days of Our Lives' farewell?
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:19 am
    Alison Sweeney left "Days of Our Lives" in 2014 after more than two decades playing Sami Brady, but despite her long tenure in the role, she has never been nominated for a Daytime Emmy, so it's now or never for voters to finally embrace her. In fact, she's the only Best Actress pre-nominee this year who has never earned a bid. -BREAK- Daytime Emmy pre-nominations: 'Young and Restless' leads with 22 "Days" won Best Actress last year for Eileen Davidson, who, like Sweeney, had been awaiting her first victory after decades in daytime. But Davidson isn't among this year's pre-nominees. Instead,…
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  • The Imitation Game

    22 Feb 2015 | 9:05 pm
    Posthumously exonerating Alan Turing may not be enough to remind the world of the mathematician’s role in computing, World War II, and gay history. The Imitation Game certainly will put the genius into the common conscious and not just outside tech history lore. Thankfully, the film does not rely on an Oscar-bait polish to tell a compelling story that revisits a time when the Axis powers seemed utterly unstoppable.
  • 87th Academy Awards Predictions

    22 Feb 2015 | 2:00 am
    This year, I haven’t been as focused on writing for the site as I used to be, I still found sometime to whip up some predictions based on some data I’ve collected over the past year. Last year, I had a 91% success rate, which impressive. I felt it was an easy year for predictions, and this year seems roughly the same.
  • Trust, Greed, Bullets & Bourbon

    5 Feb 2015 | 2:00 am
    Nothing is more inspiring than a low-budget independent film with a fresh plot and an ensemble cast of character actors rising above the typical gunk, particularly the gunk often submitted to this site. Films like Trust, Greed, Bullets & Bourbon tend to live and die at film festivals, but the ensemble cast and clever mystery deserves a longer life-span, even if it becomes an unexpected gem on Netflix.
  • American Sniper

    4 Feb 2015 | 2:00 am
    The perils of being a sniper in America’s 21st century wars is shown in the opening scene of American Sniper, where Chris Kyle has a mother and her son in his scope. It’s a taste of the oppositional warfare has become increasingly reliant on guerrilla tactics since Vietnam; ironically, the same tactics that helped America define itself in the 18th century. Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper chronicles Chris Kyle’s decorated career as American’s most deadly sniper while side-stepping political sentiments for a character study.
  • Inherent Vice

    29 Jan 2015 | 9:05 pm
    Hippies will take offense to Inherent Vice, a dramatic farce set in the 1970s, where the boomer counter-culture is constantly in the cross hairs of the establishment. However, the “establishment” is seemingly undefinable as this expansive neo-noir with a sense of humor explores a chaotic series of events through the purple hazed eyes of the burned-out private detective, Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix).
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    Deadbolt » Movies

  • “Timbuktu”: the Impact of Islamic Extremism on a Simple Society

    27 Feb 2015 | 10:56 am
    “Timbuktu” attempts to present the impact Muslim fundamentalist enforcers have on the developing nation of Mali in West Africa. The various cultural traditions are shown to be put an end to by Islamic Extremists. The base of the story revolves around the death of a cow, which is considered as a symbol of coming problems. Islamic extremists are shown inflicting terror on a meager community. Entertainment activities for the characters, such as playing football, listening to music and smoking, are banned by the extremists. Acts of brutality, such as lashing and stoning for committing…
  • Dangers of “the Voices” Schizophrenics Hear

    Chris D'souza
    26 Feb 2015 | 10:46 am
    The Voices is the Hollywood directorial debut of Parisian/Persian filmmaker Marjane Satrapi. Starring Ryan Reynolds, who failed to make an impact with his last movie “R.I.P.D.” or the not as well as expected box office result of the “The Green Lantern”, plays the role of a schizophrenic. The movie is set in the Midwest where Ryan Reynolds (Jerry) begins a job at a bathtub factory. The movie shows unique patterns of industrial gray and ultra pink in a weird combination. In an attempt to fit in Ryan’s character, he joins the Factory Barbeque committee where he…
  • “the Loft”: Murder Suspects of Sexual Encounters of the Sinful Kind

    Chris D'souza
    23 Feb 2015 | 10:34 am
    “The Loft” is a murder mystery. It is the official remake of a Belgian movie, with the same title. The two main men behind the original movie, director Erik Van Looy and actor Matthias Schoenaerts, reprise their parts. The main cast features Eric Stonestreet, Wentworth Miller, James Marsden and Karl Urban. These characters play the role of 5 married men who decide to get a loft where they can indulge in extramarital affairs with provocative women. However, one day they discover the dead body of a woman in the apartment and no one accepts being the killer. Together, all 5 men go on…
  • Sex and the City Movie 3? Is it True?

    20 Feb 2015 | 1:34 pm
    In an exclusive interview with E!, Kristin Davis, the actress who plays the role of Charlott York-Goldenblatt, is in for a third Sex and the City movie. “We want to do it!,” she says. Back in October, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristin Davis started the rumor that there was another movie in the making and got us all excited. Well, “”I think we’d all like to do it again,” Kristin Davis told E! last night at Vanity Fair and Barneys New York’s Oxfam dinner at Chateau Marmont. Davis added, “Every once and while something comes over us…I…
  • The Wedding Ringer: What to Do When You Need a Best Man?

    Chris D'souza
    13 Feb 2015 | 11:01 am
    More famous for Disney’s animation success “Frozen” in which Josh Gad proved his dialogue delivery as the most creative snowman “Olaf”, he finally gets to prove his physical acting abilities on the screen in The Wedding Ringer. A little bit of junk food entertainment is provided in this feature film but it has some freakishly funny moments. Josh Gad has broken the barrier and proven his talents as an actor. The Story Josh plays the character Doug who is a successful lawyer and winds up engaged to the girl of his dreams (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting). He does have a few…
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    So Good It's Awesome

  • Erik the Viking (1989) - Review

    Bobby Brake
    16 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Erik the Viking is a fairly poorly made TV movie that serves as a decent intro course to Norse mythology.  If you have an interest in mythology or are just a really really huge Tim Robbins fan, then I guess it’s worth a shot.  I’m don’t really fall into either category, so I can tell you that this movie isn’t really for me.The biggest flaw in this film, besides its expectedly horrible production values, is the confused tone.  You can tell that it desperately wants to be Monty Python, but just doesn’t have the screenwriting to back this up.  As for me... I’m not…
  • 50 Shades of Grey (2015) - Review

    Bobby Brake
    15 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm
    This movie is complete smut!Just kidding.  Well, I mean, not really; this movie is unnecessarily trashy and immensely stupid, but I don’t find it immoral in the slightest.  Never mind the complete absurdity of finding a movie immoral or somehow a slight against your unfailing religion, but I’m not really sure how anybody can be upset with this movie (or the book, if it’s anything like this).  All that’s here is some soap-opera-level melodrama, some of the worst dialogue ever put to screen, and a heap of incredibly tame middle-aged woman porn.Miss Anastasia Steele is but…
  • After Earth (2013) - Review

    Bobby Brake
    14 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm
    There’s no getting around it: M. Night Shyamalan is a complete and utter laughing stock in Hollywood.  Everyone has a different jumping off point (for me, it’s after Signs) and similarly everyone has their opinions on whether his bad movies are funny in their incompetence or not (my opinion: usually), but few people argue that the films in the latter half of his filmography are any good at all.  I’m fully on board with that, but I’m not willing to concede that After Earth is his worst movie; I’m not even convinced that it’s really that bad of a movie.But to understand…
  • V/H/S/2 (2013) - Review

    Bobby Brake
    13 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Hey there, found footage!  Long time, no see!  Why did you come back again?Huh?  No way.  It couldn’t have been because someone wanted you here.  I’m very sure of that.V/H/S/2 was released a mere year after the first one, presumably because critics were mesmerized and unable to be satiated by the deluge of masterfully directed found footage movies.  Or because they the creators gripping, in vain, on a quickly-drying cash cow, hoping to make a quick buck for a limited amount of effort.Now, now, that’s not completelyfair.  This movie is marginally better…
  • Darkness: The Teen Space Vampire Saga (1999) - Review

    Bobby Brake
    12 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Darkness: The Teen Space Vampire Saga, or simply Teenage Space Vampires as it’s known on IMDb, is not worth your time.  It may look like a shitty direct-to-video film, and it is.  It may look like a cheap and completely transparent attempt at cashing in on the gullibility of the Twilight fanbase, and it is certainly that as well.  You might even think that it possesses the “so bad, it’s good” (as opposed to So Good, It’s Awesome) nature of the aforementioned sparkle vamp series.  Sadly, that’s where your lucky guessing streak would end.Uh-huh.Straight for…
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    The Cult of Matt and Mark

  • 152 Dirty Dancing

    22 Feb 2015 | 3:44 pm
    This week Matt and Mark embark on a voyage of teenage girl wish fulfillment and for our listeners, do not come up empty handed. To be as dismissive of this film as Ebert is would be to do it injustice. Just like elves and trolls are to adolescent boys, Johnny Castle is to adolescent girls. So what if the archetype is implausible? Doesn't matter. Whether it be a teenage vampire, an s&m billionaire, or a dance virtuoso at a blue blood Catskills resort, all that matters is they see Baby in the corner and lament whoever it is that put her there.Download: 152 Dirty Dancing
  • 151 The Raid: Redemption

    16 Feb 2015 | 6:30 am
    A film of choreography, physical expression, and near musical rhythm, The Raid: Redemption serves up kung fu style violence as a Bollywood film serves up its musical numbers. This not a film about violence, don't make that mistake, this is a film whose medium is violence. There's really no morality tale, despite the title. So if you're craving a blitz of gonzo chop socky, The Raid Redemption is for you!Download: 151 The Raid: Redemption
  • 150 Zardoz

    2 Feb 2015 | 6:38 am
    We were going to get around to discussing Zardoz sooner or later, and now is the time! Matt and Mark review this most awesome Boorman cult classic and wade deep into the questions its Sci-Fi world creates. Zardoz plays wit the idea of utopia and immortality in a way that makes us question humanity's relationship with the death. What is life without death? So boring you'll pray for the sweat death, apparently, even if meted out by a gang of mankini wearing Brutals from the Outlands.Download: 150 Zardoz
  • 149 Beetlejuice

    25 Jan 2015 | 10:12 pm
    This week Matt and Mark review the Tim Burton breakout Beetlejuice, a surreal ghost story that explores the mechanics and absurdest bureaucracy of being dead. A showcase for Burton's imaginative film making, many dismissed the film as gag-driven and style-over-substance (including a one R.Ebert). Matt and Mark disagree. To make work, even awkwardly, some of Beetlejuice's bizarre spectacle is to succeed. Must we regurgitate Dante every time we conjure the afterlife? The answer is "Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse".Download: 149 Beetlejuice
  • 148 Buckaroo Banzai

    20 Jan 2015 | 8:31 pm
    This week we tackle the beloved Buckaroo Banzai on The Cult of Matt and Mark. Unarmed with its plentiful quotes and sound drops, Matt feels we may have let the fanboys down on this one. Mark however takes a more measured and less apologetic approach. Just because Banzai might not occupy your childhood nostalgia, does not mean this fecund space farce's Tolkien-esque mythology cannot be respected and enjoyed. So monkey boys, head into the way-back machine and enjoy the 80's pop-rock stylings of the Hong Kong Cavaliers.Download: 148 Buckaroo Banzai
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  • 5 Universal Monster Movies Begging To Be Included In Universal’s Monster-Verse

    Evan Hopkins
    1 Mar 2015 | 10:52 am
    With Marvel proving that a shared cinematic universe is a sure-fire way to part moviegoers from their money, every studio is rushing to get a piece of this lucrative pie. DC has thrown its hat into the ring with an announcement of a slew of movies, and other studios are scrambling to find movies to […] Read 5 Universal Monster Movies Begging To Be Included In Universal’s Monster-Verse on Filmonic.
  • Box Office: Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies of 2014 Worldwide

    28 Feb 2015 | 11:19 am
    Thanks largely to a record run in China, Tranformers: Age of Extinction earned the most worldwide out of any other film released in 2014. I say this once more, box office success does not equal quality filmmaking, clearly. Last year didn’t offer quite as many surprises worldwide as it did domestically. Only one original work […] Read Box Office: Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies of 2014 Worldwide on Filmonic.
  • A Bunch of Focus Clips

    27 Feb 2015 | 5:30 pm
    Starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie, Focus is a romantic dark comedy in cinemas starting today. If you’re still not sold on the film then maybe this eight clips will change that. “Never drop the con, never break, die with the lie”, words to live by if you’re in this line of work. Will Smith […] Read A Bunch of Focus Clips on Filmonic.
  • Harrison Ford Joins Blade Runner Sequel

    27 Feb 2015 | 2:15 pm
    Yeah, you heard that right, Harrison Ford is now officially set to return to the role of Rick Deckard in the upcoming Blade Runner sequel. Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) is in negotiations to direct the film. The sequel is scheduled to start shooting next year in the summer so by the time it’s out we might […] Read Harrison Ford Joins Blade Runner Sequel on Filmonic.
  • A New Spectre Video Blog and Our First Look at Mr. Hinx

    27 Feb 2015 | 11:09 am
    This second video blog for the new Bond movie focuses on director Sam Mendes and what drove him to return for a second go at 007 with Spectre. Plus we get a first official look at Dave Bautista’s Mr. Hinx via a picture released by Empire. Basically he’s in it for the story and to […] Read A New Spectre Video Blog and Our First Look at Mr. Hinx on Filmonic.
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    The Moon is a Dead World: horror reviews

  • The Horror List | 5 Tips to Surviving Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies Outbreak

    Ryne Barber
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:15 pm
    If you own an Xbox One, then you’ve already had access to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare‘s new Exo Zombies mode for some time. But if you’re like me and recently switched over to Playstation 4, you’re just now getting the ability to download the new Havoc DLC for the game. Thanks to my wife, I got Advanced Warfare for Valentine’s Day and we really haven’t put it down yet; Exo Zombies, the new survival mode that takes a lot of cues from Treyarch’s Black Ops series, is a nice change of pace from all of the shoot-em-up online multiplayer, so long…
  • Horror Horizon – March 3, 2015

    Ryne Barber
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:50 am
    Horror releases for March 3 on DVD. Selections are subject to Blu-Ray release as well. Blacula/Scream Blacula Scream [Scream Factory Blu-Ray] “The eternally cool William Marshall puts a fresh spin on the age-old legend of the vampire, condemned to wander the Earth with an insatiable lust for blood in these riveting Blaxploitation classics. In 1780, African Prince Mamuwalde (Marshall) pays a visit to Count Dracula in Transylvania, seeking his support in ending slave trade. Instead, the evil count curses his noble guest and transforms him into a vampire! Released from his coffin nearly…
  • The Horror List | 8 Things American Horror Story: Hotel Needs to Do in Season 5

    Ryne Barber
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:00 am
    The secret is out, or at least the secret that Ryan Murphy actually wants you to know. The fifth season of American Horror Story is supposedly subtitled Hotel, and what’s more, Lady Gaga is set to be a star in the show. This recent news is not unlike the slow trickle of info that Murphy gives out every year; the race to follow the breadcrumbs is often more interesting than the season itself, like the recent Freak Show. Speaking of Freak Show, some (including myself) dubbed it one of the worst seasons of American Horror Story yet, and that’s saying something –…
  • The Noose: Scream Factory will release From a Whisper to a Scream and Carrie double-feature in April

    Ryne Barber
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:06 am
    April is shaping up to be a good month. Arrow Films and MVD will release a few great horror flicks to the US, and Scream Factory will pump out Invaders from Mars and the special edition of Escape from New York. Now, they’ve also announced From a Whisper to a Scream and a Carrie/The Rage: Carrie 2 on Blu-Ray! Carrie/The Rage: Carrie 2 will release as a combo pack on Blu-Ray April 14, including new Carrie audio commentary from David Carson while Carrie 2 will receive: “NEW 2015 Audio Commentary with director Katt Shea and Director of Photography Donald Morgan, moderated…
  • New Year’s Evil (Scream Factory Blu-Ray) | Movie Review

    Ryne Barber
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:08 am
    By the time New Year’s Evil came out in 1980, Halloween, Christmas, and Friday the 13th had been spoken for. It was a big time for holiday horror, and the oft-forgotten New Year’s Eve got its big break with Emmett Alston’s directorial debut: taking a cue from John Carpenter, he took one of the staple-points of the holiday, the countdown to the New Year, and made it into a sinister race to find a killer before he murders again at midnight in each time zone. It’s a surprisingly ambitious idea, to be honest; in later years, slasher films would adopt the holiday formula…
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  • 38 New Images From 'Run All Night'

    Movie News Plus
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:53 pm
    Warner Bros. Pictures has provided us with nearly 40 new images from Run All Night, the upcoming action film reuniting director Jaume Collet-Serra with his Unknown and Non-Stop star Liam Neeson. The film, opening in theaters March 13th, also stars Joel Kinnaman, Ed Harris, Vincent D'Onofrio, Genesis Rodriguez, Bruce McGill, Boyd Holbrook, Holt McCallany, Common, and Nick Nolte. In Run All Night, Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon (Neeson), once known as The Gravedigger, has seen better days. Longtime best friend of mob boss Shawn Maguire (Harris), Jimmy, now 55, is haunted by…
  • Weekend Box Office 2-27 to 3-01 (2015)

    Movie News Plus
    1 Mar 2015 | 1:07 pm
    Weekend Studio Estimates / February 27, 2015 - March 01, 2015Focus (Warner Bros.) led the way this weekend with an estimated $19.1 million. That's slightly below pre-release expectations for the Will Smith-Margot Robbie romantic heist film, which has a reported budget of $50.1 million. There's not much more to say about this one other than it will likely fall from the top ten rather quickly, despite the fact that moviegoers who did see the film appeared to enjoy it, as it received a respectable "B" rating CinemaScore. Focus opened on Friday with $6.47 million, increased 18 percent on Saturday…
  • New Trailer For 'While We're Young' Starring Ben Stiller And Naomi Watts

    Movie News Plus
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:28 pm
    A24 has released a new trailer for writer-director Noah Baumbach's (Frances Ha) latest film, While We're Young, starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried. In While We're Young, opening in select theaters on March 27th, Stiller and Watts play Josh and Cornelia Srebnick, happily married middle-aged members of New York’s creative class. They tried to start a family and were unable to — and have decided they’re okay with that. But as Josh labors over the umpteenth edit of his cerebral new film, it’s plain that he has hit a dry patch and that something is still…
  • Things Don't Sound Good For Rocky In New 'Creed' Official Synopsis

    Movie News Plus
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:58 pm
    Inside the ring, Rocky Balboa has taken a beating, but always came out on top as he defeated the likes of Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), Clubber Lang (Mr. T), Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren), Tommy 'Machine' Gunn (Tommy Morrison) and, more recently, Mason 'The Line' Dixon (Antonio Tarver). In the new Rocky spinoff, Creed, it looks like it will take something far different than a knock-out punch to be victorious, however, as the following official synopsis released by Warner Bros. and MGM reveals that "The Italian Stallion" is retired, but will battle a more serious opponent outside of the ring.
  • New 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Posters Feature Iron Man, Hulk, Black Widow, Nick Fury And Thor

    Movie News Plus
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:56 am
    Marvel has released new Avengers: Age of Ultron character posters featuring Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark / Iron Man), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), and Chris Hemsworth (Thor). Downey Jr. was the first to reveal his poster on Wednesday when he took to Twitter teasing "a big announcement coming in 8 days." We'll update you on that announcement then, but in the meantime, there's sure to be more of these posters over the coming days. Opening in theaters May 1st, Avengers: Age of Ultron also stars Chris Evans, Jeremy…
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    You Won Cannes

  • DVD Review: Silent Retreat (2014, Director, Tricia Lee)

    Shawn Francis
    4 Feb 2015 | 2:57 pm
    WARNING! BLOODY SPOILERS HAVE BEEN SPILLED! WARNING! I discovered this movie a couple of months ago on Upcoming Horror Movies‘ website. There was a Facebook link and that led me to Black Fawn Distribution’s website. I hit the Internet and found some reviews. I wanted to get a sense of whether this flick was any good before I tried for a review copy. That’s my reviewing MO. It cuts down on the amount of “bad movies” I might end up reviewing otherwise. Luckily most reviews were glowing, and even luckier I was able to get a copy to review. Technically you could…
  • Movie Review: Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis (2015, Dir, Ethan Spaulding)

    Shawn Francis
    27 Jan 2015 | 4:29 pm
    WARNING! SPOILERS ARE SWIMMING AROUND WITHIN! WARNING!  In the last Justice League movie subtitled, War, the movie ended with the heroes tentatively considering forming some kind of “league” to better defend the world. In this movie they finally come up with their destined name, Justice League, as we learn from Steve Trevor from a phone call while on his way to their S.T.A.R. Lab’s headquarters. Justice League tested better he tells whomever’s on the other end of the line. Someone should tell the heroes though they are now part of a team. We get to see the inside of their “Hall Of…
  • DVD Review: Frankenstein Vs. The Mummy (2015, Dir, Damien Leone)

    Shawn Francis
    25 Jan 2015 | 12:58 pm
    WARNING! SPOILERS ARE ALIVE & KICKING WITHIN! WARNING! “Tuesday, January 14th 2013. My name is Victor Frankenstein and I’m about to embark on a journey of discovery that will change the world forever…” Outside of Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) and The Wolf Man (1941), I’ve never really been a fan of Universal’s classic monsters. Frankenstein (1931) and The Mummy (1932) never interested me and Bela Lugosi’s Dracula (1931) didn’t do a thing for me either. Only when Hammer Films got a hold of them and did their own versions did I became a fan of some of them. To this…
  • Made-For-TV: Young Justice: Invasion (2012-2013) Blu-ray

    Shawn Francis
    21 Jan 2015 | 4:43 pm
    WARNING! IMMENSE AMOUNT OF SPOILERS WITHIN! WARNING! By the time Season One of Young Justice was done and over, at the time, as I mentioned in the review of that season, I had only seen the opening two-parter, the ending episode and a couple of episodes in the middle, and I was left kind of luke warm to not overly interested in the show as a whole. When news first circulated about Season Two, the first thing that kind of got me “back in the game,” so to speak, was the ‘Invasion’ subtitle being added. What I instantly took from this was that Season Two was going to be “different”…
  • The Madeleine Best Movie Awards 2014

    15 Jan 2015 | 7:38 am
    I saw 98 films released in the year 2014. Give or take a few titles. Most of them were pretty whatever, but some of them were pretty great. It’s the middle of January 2015 now, everyone else published their top 10 lists weeks ago, and the Oscar nominations were announced this morning. I think the Oscars are dumb and bad, so here’s my best of 2014 and some super cool awards that I’ve decided these movies deserve. Most Madeleine Movie of 2014: ENEMY (Dir. Denis Villeneuve) It was a pretty good year for doppelgängers. Although I really loved Coherence (which really belongs…
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  • Will Smith To Star In Action – Thriller ‘Bounty’

    19 Feb 2015 | 3:10 am
    Will Smith, the noted actor, producer and rapper is attached to star in the Paramount Pictures action – thriller ‘Bounty’. Paramount Pictures has picked up the spec script written by Sascha Penn. The story is set in Boston and revolves around a man (played by Will Smith) wrongly convicted of murder. He escapes from prison with a determination to prove his innocence – a nearly impossible task after the widow of the man he supposedly killed puts a $ 10 million bounty on him, dead or alive. Smith will produce the project through his Overbrook Entertainment banner along with Adam…
  • Watch The Trailer For ‘Qissa’ Starring Irrfan Khan And Tisca Chopra

    13 Feb 2015 | 6:28 am
    The trailer for Indian – German drama film Qissa with a tag line The Tale Of A Lonely Ghost has gone online. The project is directed by Geneva based Anup Singh, who has also extended his hand on script writing along with Madhuja Mukherjee. Music is given by Beatrice Thiriet and Manish J Tipu. The film stars Irrfan Khan, Tisca Chopra, Tillotama Shome, Rasika Dugal, Faezeh Jalali and Sonia Bindra. The movie has been screened at various film festivals including Toronto International Film Festival, Abu Dhabi International Film Festival, Mumbai Film Festival, International Film Festival…
  • Angelina Jolie Named The World’s Most Admired Woman

    2 Feb 2015 | 4:50 am
    Actress, filmmaker and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has been named the most admired woman in the world reported The Daily Mail on Sunday. She has beaten Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai, Hillary Clinton and Queen Elizabeth II. According to a survey of 25,000 people from 23 countries, the mother of six children was most worth of respect internationally. However, the YouGov study found that Brits still voted Queen Elizabeth II into the top spot nationally pushing Judi Dench into second place. The UN special envoy Jolie has been travelling around the world visiting war zones since 2001.
  • Shamitabh Starrer Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush To Perform Live

    19 Jan 2015 | 2:32 am
    The team of the upcoming Bollywood film ‘Shamitabh’ directed by filmmaker R. Balki is organising a special concert to celebrate the famous music composer Ilaiyaraaja’s 1000th film run. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will perform live to the Piddly track while Dhanush will croon some of Ilaiyaraaja’s choicest hits. When asked, director R. Balki said: “I really wanted to do something for Ilaiyaraaja who has composed the songs for my film too. One thousand films is no joke! It truly is a lot of films! And, we have to celebrate the milestone. And, despite a last minute request, I am told…
  • Watch The New Trailer For ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    13 Jan 2015 | 2:12 am
    The new trailer for the upcoming superhero film ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ has gone online. The film is based on Marvel comics The Avengers by Stan Lee Jack Kirby. The project is directed and scripted by Joss Whedon and produced by Kevin Feige. The star cast include Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Don Cheadle, Elizabeth Olsen, Cobie Smulders, Paul Bettany, James Spader and Samuel L. Jackson. Avengers: Age of Ultron is scheduled to hit theatres on 1st of May, 2015. Hit the video to watch the trailer:
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  • Zombeavers Theatrical Trailer is Here

    24 Feb 2015 | 1:59 pm
    Zombeavers is a horror comedy that is hilarious from the very first frame to the last one. Its delightfully silly and fun but also stands as a loving homage and tribute to films like the Evil Dead.
  • 5 Things You Missed on The Walking Dead The Distance

    24 Feb 2015 | 9:57 am
    As we all know AMC Greg Nicotero and Robert Kirkman are going to stuff as many little clues tributes and Easter eggs as possible into just about every single episode of the smash hit The Walking Dead. Its become such a norm that it could easily be branded a modus operandi of the lot. And the truth is we love that. Hardcore fans are constantly seeking out the cryptic sequences of the live action telling of The Walking Dead. And thats a great thing it adds a layer of depth to the show that most others just do not incorporate. And if you were searching this week you may have caught some of those…
  • Mas Negro Que La Noche (2014) Review

    23 Feb 2015 | 3:48 pm
    Greta (Zuria Vega) and three of her party girlfriends Maria (Adriana Louvier a striking doppelganger for one of my close friends) Pilar (Erendira Ibarra) and Vicky (Ona Casamiquela) move into a dusty and lavish old mansion in the remote Mexican countryside. Greta has inherited the place a stack of money the homes housekeeper Evangelina and a strange black cat named Beker from her eccentric old aunt. As you might guess their modern ways dont completely jive with the way things are kept at the cobwebby manse and as with any place (and story) such as this there are tantalizing secrets to be…
  • Big Driver (2015) Review

    23 Feb 2015 | 12:41 pm
    Lets throw it all out on the table shall we Based on all of the large billboards in LA proclaiming the release of last years Big Driver my hopes for greatness (or even slight intrigue to see the piece) were dashed when I saw that it was a Lifetime movie. Now I had never read this story (by Stephen King) knew nothing about the plot or characters so frankly it was only the Lifetime logo which held me at an arms length that and the presence of Maria Bello whom I so greatly disliked in the vastly overrated Prisoners from 2013. Needless to say this was not to be found anywhere in the vicinity of…
  • Spoiler The Walking Dead Season 5 Ep. 11 The Distance

    23 Feb 2015 | 10:37 am
    Lets face it last weeks episode can easily be considered a major disappointment. It was an hour long walk... and thats about it. If you werent entertained dont feel too bad there werent too many overjoyed with the slow melodrama offered by Them. And thats precisely why it is pivotal that AMC gets things back on track and the launch of a new story arc just may be exactly what were all in need of.
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    Out of the Past ~ A Classic Film Blog

  • Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life by Peter Ackroyd

    Raquel Stecher
    24 Feb 2015 | 9:30 am
    Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Lifeby Peter AckroydHardcover, 304 pagesISBN: 9780385537377October 2014Nan A. Talese (Knopf - Doubleday, an imprint of Penguin Random House)Barnes and NoblePowell'sIndieBound“Like a dancer he needed the full revelation of his art. He seemed to have a speed and movement that distinguished him from other performers.” - Ackroyd Charlie Chaplin is one of those major figures of whom I know little about. I’ve been eager to fill the gaps in my classic film knowledge and it was essential that I learn about the man who has such an enormous impact on film history.
  • New & Upcoming Classic Film Books (2)

    Raquel Stecher
    18 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am
    Find your next read with this list of new and upcoming classic film books! I have selected a variety of titles with publication dates ranging from January to July 2015 (specific on sale dates are subject to change). Links lead to Goodreads or the publishers' page. Books include biographies, memoirs, scholary texts, coffee table books and more from a variety of publishers.There are still several new and upcoming titles featured in my last post. Please make sure to peruse that one before starting on this one so you don't miss out on some of the new spring releases. The American Success Myth on…
  • How I Budget for the TCM Classic Film Festival

    Raquel Stecher
    11 Feb 2015 | 6:00 am
    There are two common complaints about the TCM Classic Film Festival: 1) it's too expensive and 2) it's too far away. For those who live near L.A. the expense isn't nearly as great as it is for someone who is traveling internationally or from the east coast.I made these same complaints online in 2012. My wallet was constantly being emptied due to the costs involved with my wedding and honeymoon and on top of that I was hit with many unexpected medical bills. I still really wanted to go to TCMFF but at that time I couldn't make it happen. However, I was determined to go in 2013. And not only…
  • Upcoming Festival Coverage: Cinefest 35 and TCM Classic Film Festival

    Raquel Stecher
    9 Feb 2015 | 9:12 am
    Next month I will be attending back-to-back film festivals. I’m starting with Cinefest 35 in upstate New York and then heading out almost immediately to Hollywood for the TCM Classic Film Festival. I’ll be reporting here on this blog about the events I attend at both festivals. I foresee a lot of caffeinated beverages in my future.Cinefest is a yearly festival celebrating the early days of film history. Most of the films screened are silents or from the early talkie era. This is the last hurrah for Cinefest which is currently in it’s 35th and final year. I couldn’t pass up one final…
  • Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance by Brent Phillips

    Raquel Stecher
    30 Jan 2015 | 2:30 pm
    Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Danceby Brent PhillipsHardcover, 368 pagesISBN: 9780813147215November 2014University Press of Kentucky Barnes and NoblePowell'sIndieBound“He was born to dance.” – Brent Phillips on Chuck WaltersWhen I started my classic film education I spent very little time learning about the people behind-the-scenes: the directors, producers, costume designers, make-up artists, etc. It left a gaping hole in my film knowledge, one I’ve been trying to fill up ever since. I had never heard of director Charles Walters until I acquired Brent Phillip’s…
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    You Won Cannes

  • DVD Review: Silent Retreat (2014, Director, Tricia Lee)

    Shawn Francis
    4 Feb 2015 | 2:57 pm
    WARNING! BLOODY SPOILERS HAVE BEEN SPILLED! WARNING! I discovered this movie a couple of months ago on Upcoming Horror Movies‘ website. There was a Facebook link and that led me to Black Fawn Distribution’s website. I hit the Internet and found some reviews. I wanted to get a sense of whether this flick was any good before I tried for a review copy. That’s my reviewing MO. It cuts down on the amount of “bad movies” I might end up reviewing otherwise. Luckily most reviews were glowing, and even luckier I was able to get a copy to review. Technically you could…
  • Movie Review: Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis (2015, Dir, Ethan Spaulding)

    Shawn Francis
    27 Jan 2015 | 4:29 pm
    WARNING! SPOILERS ARE SWIMMING AROUND WITHIN! WARNING!  In the last Justice League movie subtitled, War, the movie ended with the heroes tentatively considering forming some kind of “league” to better defend the world. In this movie they finally come up with their destined name, Justice League, as we learn from Steve Trevor from a phone call while on his way to their S.T.A.R. Lab’s headquarters. Justice League tested better he tells whomever’s on the other end of the line. Someone should tell the heroes though they are now part of a team. We get to see the inside of their “Hall Of…
  • DVD Review: Frankenstein Vs. The Mummy (2015, Dir, Damien Leone)

    Shawn Francis
    25 Jan 2015 | 12:58 pm
    WARNING! SPOILERS ARE ALIVE & KICKING WITHIN! WARNING! “Tuesday, January 14th 2013. My name is Victor Frankenstein and I’m about to embark on a journey of discovery that will change the world forever…” Outside of Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) and The Wolf Man (1941), I’ve never really been a fan of Universal’s classic monsters. Frankenstein (1931) and The Mummy (1932) never interested me and Bela Lugosi’s Dracula (1931) didn’t do a thing for me either. Only when Hammer Films got a hold of them and did their own versions did I became a fan of some of them. To this…
  • Made-For-TV: Young Justice: Invasion (2012-2013) Blu-ray

    Shawn Francis
    21 Jan 2015 | 4:43 pm
    WARNING! IMMENSE AMOUNT OF SPOILERS WITHIN! WARNING! By the time Season One of Young Justice was done and over, at the time, as I mentioned in the review of that season, I had only seen the opening two-parter, the ending episode and a couple of episodes in the middle, and I was left kind of luke warm to not overly interested in the show as a whole. When news first circulated about Season Two, the first thing that kind of got me “back in the game,” so to speak, was the ‘Invasion’ subtitle being added. What I instantly took from this was that Season Two was going to be “different”…
  • The Madeleine Best Movie Awards 2014

    15 Jan 2015 | 7:38 am
    I saw 98 films released in the year 2014. Give or take a few titles. Most of them were pretty whatever, but some of them were pretty great. It’s the middle of January 2015 now, everyone else published their top 10 lists weeks ago, and the Oscar nominations were announced this morning. I think the Oscars are dumb and bad, so here’s my best of 2014 and some super cool awards that I’ve decided these movies deserve. Most Madeleine Movie of 2014: ENEMY (Dir. Denis Villeneuve) It was a pretty good year for doppelgängers. Although I really loved Coherence (which really belongs…
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    The Stop Button

  • Turbo Charged (2003, Philip G. Atwell)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:44 pm
    With the exception of being a Hollywood production (even if it’s a Hollywood production for video), Turbo Charged plays like an amateurish short movie make on an iMac. The kind of thing iMovie was great for back in the late nineties–lots of imaginative transitions, the omnipresent music so there doesn’t need to be any dialogue or even sound recording. And at the center of Turbo Charged is movie star Paul Walker. He doesn’t have any lines, he just has to walk around, just has to run from the cops (he’s on the run, a rogue undercover cop, or so all the national…
  • [Stopped Buttons] Day 9½ | February 29

    Andrew Wickliffe
    28 Feb 2015 | 3:59 pm
    Stalingrad (1993, Joseph Vilsmaier) 2008 I remember seeing the STALINGRAD VHS at Video Adventure for years and years, both as a customer and employee. When I did see it, it was because Nicheflix had it as a rental. I remember it being long and boring and not particularly good. I wish I had made a list of all the things I wanted to see in my teens because I independently thought they were supposed to be good. Strangely enough, the STALINGRAD post gets a lot of readers. The year-to-year is descending and unstable, but still rather good. Serial Mom (1994, John Waters) 2012 I didn’t see…
  • [Stopped Buttons] Day 9 | February 28

    Andrew Wickliffe
    28 Feb 2015 | 3:58 pm
    Pandora’s Box (1929, Georg Wilhelm Pabst) 2008 I remember almost nothing about PANDORA’S BOX, which will make these posts of particular disinterest. The film is out from Criterion now, but at the time, it was only available in R2. Maybe Masters of Cinema; it was a Nicheflix rental. I’d heard about it for years–maybe it was even covered in a film book from undergrad–but I had never gotten around to seeing it. The PANDORA’S BOX post doesn’t get much in the way of readers. Unfortunately, silent film doesn’t seem to be gaining many new fans. Burke…
  • [Stopped Buttons] Day 8 | February 27

    Andrew Wickliffe
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:59 pm
    Home from the Hill (1960, Vincente Minnelli) 2006 HOME FROM THE HILL was one of the first Eleanor Parker moves I saw, mostly because it was available on VHS. Though I might not have seen it on VHS, but bought it on laserdisc right off. I can’t remember. Pan and scan must ruin it, of course. The laserdisc was a decent MGM/UA transfer, really nice packaging. I think it opened up (instead of two discs in one jacket). As far as the post’s readership, HOME FROM THE HILL does okay. Hopefully someone read about it after Eleanor Parker passed, saw it. The Seven-Ups (1973, Philip…
  • Blue Dream (2014, Gergö Elekes)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:59 pm
    Blue Dream runs just under five minutes. Until the end, I didn’t realize the protagonist isn’t a protagonist in a fictional story; rather Blue Dream is a very stylish documentary short. Elekes’s direction is fantastic; great Panavision-aspect composition. Great photography, great editing. And music. Elekes does almost all of it and the stuff he doesn’t do on his own, József Gallai helps with. The short follows swimmer Kinga Galambos, who’s actually a real person. It makes a difference. It changes how Blue Dream plays; it goes from a short where the narration is…
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    Punch Drunk Critics

  • Leonardo DiCaprio will have Multiple Personalities in 'The Crowded Room'

    Travis Hopson
    1 Mar 2015 | 1:06 pm
    Leonardo DiCaprio has been trying for nearly twenty years to get multiple personality disorder film The Crowded Room off the ground, and his perseverance is finally paying off.  The adaptation of Daniel Keyes' 1981 book, The Minds of Billy Milligan, is moving forward with a pair of new writers and a producing partnership between New Regency and DiCaprio's Appian Way. DiCaprio would be taking
  • Box Office: Will Smith's 'Focus' Pockets $19.1M, 'Lazarus' Dead on Arrival

    Travis Hopson
    1 Mar 2015 | 11:07 am
    1. Focus- $19.1M Don't call it a comeback...because it isn't one. Will Smith's Focus stole away the #1 spot from Fifty Shades of Grey with a $19.1M opening weekend, which is a pretty good start for a $50M adult-skewing romantic comedy. But it's hardly great, and for all the jokes made about it After Earth still managed to open with $27M. Of course it died after that domestically ($240M
  • Kristen Stewart Joins Michelle Williams in Kelly Reichardt's Next Film

    Travis Hopson
    1 Mar 2015 | 4:47 am
    It was only a week ago that Kristen Stewart became the first American actress to win France's Cesar Award for her great work on Olivier Assayas' Clouds of Sils Maria. Over the last few years we've seen Stewart working with some of today's to auteurs, and a win like that is validation of the career path she's taken. So why stop there? Now Stewart is boarding the next film from Wendy & Lucy, Old
  • Review: 'Bluebird' starring Amy Morton, John Slattery, and Louisa Krause

    Travis Hopson
    28 Feb 2015 | 1:05 pm
    The impact of tragedy is concentrated, more devastating in a small town where everybody knows everybody else. That's especially true in the failing, wintry Maine logging town of Lance Edmand's impressive directorial debut, Bluebird. In a place such as this, there are few escapes from the harshness of reality. Work is tedious and unrewarding; recreation amounts to ice fishing or getting drunk
  • New 'Cymbeline' Trailer with Ethan Hawke, Dakota Johnson, and Ed Harris

    Travis Hopson
    28 Feb 2015 | 5:49 am
    It was only a few weeks ago the last trailer for Cymbeline hit, and the odd thing about it was the title had been changed to the super-boring Anarchy. Some producer or marketing "genius" probably figured since they were updating Shakespeare's tale with biker gangs, it was a good idea to remind people about Sons of Anarchy. Whatever. Smarter heads have prevailed, and the title has been changed
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  • Marvel Releases Another Daredevil Motion Poster

    1 Mar 2015 | 2:32 pm
    Here's a new promo for Marvel's upcoming Netflix Original Series 'Daredevil'. The series stars Charlie Cox, and it premieres April 10.
  • 7 Things That Need To Happen In Guardians of the Galaxy 2

    1 Mar 2015 | 10:31 am
    Disney/MarvelCheck out a fun video about Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2'. What new elements of the Marvel Cinematic Universe should we see in the follow-up to 2014's smash hit?This video was posted online March 1, 2015.Related articlesRumor: 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Already In The Works (
  • Daredevil - Marvel Drops 8 Promo Images From The Netflix Original Series

    28 Feb 2015 | 4:39 pm
    Disney/MarvelMarvel has released a batch of promo pics from the upcoming 'Daredevil' series, which premieres on Netflix April 10.Check out the gallery via the Tweet below.Matt Murdock shows no fear in new @Daredevil images, coming only to Netflix April 10!— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) February 28, 2015Please share this post with your friends.Related articlesThat Marvel / Netflix 'Daredevil' Series Adds Big Name Star (
  • Mark Millar Talks Civil War and Spider-Man Joining the MCU

    28 Feb 2015 | 1:05 pm
    Mark Millar is the author of Marvel's 'Civil War' - which the 2016 movie 'Captain America: Civil War' is based on.Check out the video below to hear the writer's take on the Spidey/MCU news.
  • Fan-Made Trailer: Transformers vs DC Marvel

    28 Feb 2015 | 10:34 am
    Just wanted to share this new trailer from super-fan Alex Luthor, which pits the Transformers against the greatest heroes of Marvel and DC.Check out the video below, and let me know what you think.   Please share this post with your friends.
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    Home is behind, the world ahead.

  • Apotheon Game Review: A Brutal Ancient Greek Art Game

    1 Mar 2015 | 5:16 am
    We've seen this story before. A simple man versus the gods and insurmountable odds. Apotheon strips this ancient story to its very bones and what results is a very simple plot which is easy to follow. Story isn't Apotheon's bread and butter and it understands that by limiting story to brief conversations which serve to give you objectives to accomplish. This is an admirable trait as players who play Apotheon will do it for the bloody gameplay. Basically, the gods have abandoned humanity, causing death and destruction on Earth and Nikandreos with the help of Zeus' wife Hera, in an act of…
  • Snitch Movie Review - More than the action packed film it was marketed to be.

    9 Mar 2013 | 6:57 am
    In Snitch, John Matthews' son was set up in a drug deal and is set to be imprisoned for 10 years, and it is up to him to hopefully shorten his son's prison time even if it involves working undercover for the DEA.The premise of Snitch is simple and it works well because of it. It is in many ways a family movie injected with thrilling action and some surprisngly moving emotional work. The thing that sets this apart from other movies in the same genre is its emphasis on characters and their humanity. I was pleasantly surprised to discover this especially in a movie starred by The Rock Dwayne…
  • Stoker Movie Review - Provocative and Twisted yet Painfully Satisfying

    8 Mar 2013 | 5:51 am
    In Stoker, we witness the death of India's father and how all of a sudden, her uncle, who she doesn't know of, comes into the picture. However, whoever knew the truth about her uncle and tried to get in the way of his relationship with India, dies.Stoker is the American directorial debut of famed Asian director Park Chan Wook whose most notable movie is Old Boy. It was interesting to see how a director known for his style and movies that are filled to the brim with personality play out in front of a different audience.In this case, Stoker was a great debut movie for probably the widest…

    15 Feb 2013 | 8:14 am
    Hello there! I present to you my first AFTER EFFECTS PRESET I have ever made. Up top is a video tutorial of how to use it. Feel free to ask me any questions about my EYE REPLACEMENT PRESET if you can't use it properly. Also, please leave feedback! It would help me immensely!HERE IS THE LINK:!dw0V2TLD!FidgNUoEMftoORvZ_3CebFdCO1tzyVDCX75vQd2BOmIEnjoy!
  • John Dies at the End Movie Review - A Dark Comedy filled to the brim with personality

    27 Jan 2013 | 11:09 pm
    In John Dies at the End, Dave, John and their friends discover a new street drug called Soy Sauce that can send its users across time and dimensions. However, some people return as no longer human.The short synopsis above, as trippy and crazy as its sounds, is exactly what the movie is about. In more ways than one, the movie is over the top bizzarre, features strange and uncanny humor and is edgy as much as it is crazy. It is also some parts cheesy and some parts silly but the best thing about it is that the movie knows it is that kind of film and delivers on that concept on all fronts. Well,…
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    Wotan At The Movies

  • Leonard Simon Nimoy March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015

    The Wagnerian
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:09 am
    A very sad day."I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing." — Leonard Nimoy"I am not Spock." — Leonard Nimoy"Spock is definitely one of my best friends. When I put on those ears, it's not like just another day. When I become Spock, that day becomes something special." — Leonard Nimoy"You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise." — Leonard Nimoy"You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion that artists don't necessarily know what they're…

    The Wagnerian
    22 Jun 2014 | 10:39 am
    By David Brin, Ph.D."But there's probably no better form of government than a good despot."George Lucas (New York Times interview, March 1999)Well, I boycotted Episode I: The Phantom Menace -- for an entire week.Why? What's to boycott? Isn't Star Wars good old fashioned sci-fi? Harmless fun? Some people call it "eye candy" -- a chance to drop back into childhood and punt your adult cares away for two hours, dwelling in a lavish universe where good and evil are vividly drawn, without all the inconvenient counterpoint distinctions that clutter daily life.Got a problem? Cleave it with a light…
  • The Apocalyptic Cosmology of Star Wars

    The Wagnerian
    22 Jun 2014 | 9:55 am
    One might, or might  not agree with it but it displays an interesting point of view:John Lyden is Associate Professor Religion at Dana College in Blair, Nebraska. He received his B. A. in philosophy from Wesleyan University, his M. A. in theology from Yale Divinity School, and his Ph. D. from the University of Chicago Divinity School. His dissertation concerned Karl Barth's theological use of Immanuel Kant's philosophical epistemology. More recently, he has been interested in interreligoius dialogue (especially Jewish-Christian dialogue) and the relationship between religion and popular…
  • Listen to David Bowie's New CD free & prior to release

    Wotan Goes To The Movies
    3 Mar 2013 | 10:03 am
    In an unprecedented move, Itunes are presently steaming on demand,  Bowie's new, and might I say best in years, album The Next Day prior to its official release. And whats more for free. I wouldn't normally encourage Itunes with free advertising but in this case... To listen log into the Itunes store on whatever device you normally use (or go here if you don't) and it will appear on the homepage. Or alternatively simply click THIS LINK. Hear it 8 days before its official release.
  • New Short Film From David Bowie

    Wotan Goes To The Movies
    27 Feb 2013 | 5:37 pm
    Well, some might call it a music video but Bowie has been at this for far to long to throw out anything so "crass". And given his latest set of videos seem to be ruthlessly ridiculing the odd rumours about him that have circulated since his "retirement" 10 years ago... The video to the new single "The Stars (are out tonight)" proves no different. While the music shows a more than solid return to form. Musically closer perhaps to Outside then his previously released single which lay closer to the rather maudlin "Hours", the video features British actor Tilda Swinton, directed with Floria…
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  • Iranium

    24 Feb 2015 | 11:01 am
    Iranium is a timely documentary presenting the dangerous scenarios posed to the free world by a nuclear Iran. The film exposes the dangerous ideology guiding the Iranian regime, and the devastation caused both inside and outside Iran’s borders.
  • We Don’t Care About Music Anyway

    17 Feb 2015 | 11:19 am
    From radical turntablism (Otomo Yoshihide) to laptop music innovation (Numb), via classic instrument hijacking (Sakamoto Hiromichi), Tokyo’s avant-garde music scene is internationally known for its boldness.
  • Naked News Uncovered

    17 Feb 2015 | 11:15 am
    A jaw droppingly funny behind the scenes series about Naked News, the strangest news organization in the world as they battle to regain their former glory.
  • The Journey

    17 Feb 2015 | 11:11 am
    A global look at the impact of military use of nuclear technology and people’s perception of it.
  • Zero Tolerance

    17 Feb 2015 | 10:33 am
    Why are children as young as five being arrested in schools across the USA? In a misguided attempt to avoid another Columbine, in ‘zero tolerance’ states like Texas, Florida and California, police forces armed with guns and pepper spray have been patrolling hallways, monitoring playground activity and enforcing classroom discipline. As a result, each year...
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  • Focus Review

    25 Feb 2015 | 10:56 am
    The former Fresh Prince stars as Nicky, a third generation con man who runs a well-oiled team of hustlers who work the crowd at sporting events and large public gatherings, snatching wallets, rigging ATMs and swiping credit cards until they accumulate an impressive sum of money. Nicky comes across Jess (Margot Robbie) in a swish hotel bar where she tries to get him up to her room. He's onto her con from the beginning after spotting her steal a wallet from a drunk mark but lets her go through with it anyway. Jess realises Nicky is a veteran and practically begs him to teach her. He gives her a…
  • The Highs & Lows of the Oscars 2015

    23 Feb 2015 | 11:09 am
    Many of the night's best moments came from heartfelt speeches and spontaneous moments from the winners rather than the scripted bits that host Neil Patrick Harris and co delivered. So without further ado, the highs and lows of the 2015 Oscars... High: The Opening Musical Number Neil Patrick Harris' appointment as host seemed like a no-brainer. The How I Met Your Mother star is a song and dance man who has done a great job of hosting the Tonys and the Emmys in the past so it was reasonable to expect a bit of razzle-dazzle from Harris as host. Sure enough, after a nice opening zinger ("The best…
  • Oscar Winners 2015

    23 Feb 2015 | 9:39 am
    The other acting gongs went to their expected recipients: Julianne Moore scooped Best Actress for Still Alice; Patricia Arquette was rewarded for her supporting performance in Boyhood; and Eddie Redmayne beat stiff competition from Michael Keaton and Bradley Cooper to win Best Actor for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.  Though The Imitation Game and American Sniper only took home one trophy each despite their collective haul of 14 nominations, Boyhood seemed like the biggest loser on the night. Arquette's win was the only one for the film, which lost out in five…
  • Final Oscar Predictions 2015

    21 Feb 2015 | 9:15 am
    Much like every other year, the flurry of precursor awards and endless prognostication has left the Oscars largely predictable. However, this has been a rare year where the biggest prize – Best Picture – is still up in the air. Now let's not kid ourselves into thinking it's an open race - six of the eight nominees still have little to no chance - but it's still a race. The same question mark hangs over two of the other major categories: Best Director and Best Actor, so while a lot of the prizes feel like they've been over for months, there's still plenty to think about. As ever, I've…
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service Review

    20 Feb 2015 | 7:35 am
    Kingsman tells the story of a teenage tearaway named Eggsy (Taron Egerton) who's brought into the world of high-class espionage by Harry Hart (Colin Firth), an agent in covert British spy agency the Kingsmen who's still eaten up by guilt over the death of Eggsy's father during a failed mission in the Middle East. Harry takes Eggsy under his wing and introduces him to the world of the Kingsmen, from the Savile Row tailors he uses as a civilian cover to the Bond-like gadgets that include poisonous pens and hand-grenade Zippos. When an agent is killed in action, Harry puts Eggsy forward for an…
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  • Fright Club: Doc-Style Horror

    28 Feb 2015 | 2:51 pm
    The year’s first great comedy and first decent horror film – What We Do in the Shadows – releases wide this weekend. Hooray! We loved it so, and wanted to celebrate it as well as all our other favorite documentary-style horror films. There are so many greats to choose from – the Norwegian lunacy of TrollHunter? The meta-slasher Behind the Mask? Well, it took some doing, but we landed on our favorite documentary-styled horror films. Enjoy! What We Do in the Shadows (2015) In the weeks leading up to the Unholy Masquerade – a celebration for Wellington, New Zealand’s surprisingly…
  • Hatin’ on Hollywood

    27 Feb 2015 | 9:52 am
    Maps to the Stars by Hope Madden Who but David Cronenberg could take the bubbling Hollywood cesspool that is Maps to the Stars and create from it a chilly but fascinating snapshot of industry dysfunction? The truth is that Bruce Wagner’s screenplay requires Cronenberg’s anthropological approach and perverse sense of humor. Without it, he’s written a vulgar soap opera. With it, he’s written a revoltingly compelling, oddly austere essay on the self-indulgent, self-congratulatory, fraudulent, repugnant, insecure insanity that is Hollywood. The story itself couldn’t be more lurid, which…
  • Lazy Lazarus

    27 Feb 2015 | 5:23 am
    The Lazarus Effect by Hope Madden Four years ago filmmaker David Gelb directed the lovely, layered, joyous documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi. This weekend we see his newest effort, The Lazarus Effect. What the hell happened? Gelb abandons novelty and nuance for a by-the-numbers Frankenstein horror. Medical researchers work on a cure for death. Big Pharm is looking to steal their ideas for nefarious gain. Think Splice. The scientists test their process on animal subjects, but make the leap to human trials a tad prematurely when one of the team-Zoe (Olivia Wilde) – is electrocuted. Things…
  • Pros at Cons

    26 Feb 2015 | 11:29 am
    Focus by George Wolf There’s something inherently cool about heist movies, isn’t there? Exotic locales, beautiful people, and outlandish schemes to steal lots of cash often play well together. Focus has all the ingredients to be a solid entry to the genre – as long as you don’t mind a certain irony in the film’s title. Will Smith is Nicky, a veteran con man operating a well-oiled group of sophisticated thieves. He isn’t looking for any new recruits, until young Jess (Margot Robbie) impresses him with her grifting skills and her eagerness to move into the…
  • Dead and Loving It

    26 Feb 2015 | 6:59 am
    What We Do in the Shadows by Hope Madden Which sounds more stale, a fake documentary or a vampire movie? Maybe it’s a tie, but don’t let that dissuade you. What We Do in the Shadows – a fake documentary about vampires – is a droll gem of a film, and it feels like a gift during this dreary cinematic season. That’s right! Believe it or not, filmmakers are still doing something interesting with vampires. It’s as if the collective artistic mind decided to retrieve the once-worthy villain from the shame of Twilight. The great Jim Jarmusch made them cool again last year with Only…
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  • Swag Vs. Class: A "Kingsman: The Secret Service" Review

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    23 Feb 2015 | 11:18 pm
    Kingsman: The Secret Service’ riveting fighting sequences and beautiful combat choreography, made me want to jump into the screen to join the fight! The gripping and gory action coupled  with a badass soundtrack left me in a trance, which also abruptly ended as soon as the action is over, leaving me asking for more. The film’s action has Matthew Vaughn written all over it, reminding
  • Yúshēng and the 12 steps to Lo Hei

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    17 Feb 2015 | 7:00 pm
    I made several efforts to make 2015 a more fruitful and rewarding year than the previous one – I went to Pink Sister’s Convent at Tagaytay, wore something red on my first day at work, and even ate a significant amount of round fruits and sticky rice cakes on New Year’s eve (at the expense of my New Year’s resolution). In one of my earlier posts, I’ve also told you that part of my efforts was
  • Messianic Complex: A "Jupiter Ascending" Review

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    15 Feb 2015 | 6:30 pm
    “Meh”. That was what I thought to myself after leaving the cinema. A few months ago, Jupiter Ascending looked promising judging by its trailers, although I instinctively managed my expectations knowing that this is going to be one of those “You are the chosen one and the fate of all depends on you” kind of movie. But hey, I’m a sucker for sci-fi so it wasn’t really a question whether I should
  • Fifty Shades of Grey: A Rant and A Review

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    15 Feb 2015 | 5:07 am
    First of all, if you’re in the Philippines right now, don’t bother seeing this movie in the cinemas. Censorship and cinema regulation is ridiculously silly, Japanese porn does a better job at blurring. The Rant before the Review What’s up with all the awkward blurring and screen-blocks when the films already got an R-18 rating? I don’t know about you but I think 18-year olds are already
  • Excess Baggage: A "That Thing Called Tadhana" Review

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    12 Feb 2015 | 10:29 pm
    “There are all kinds of love in this world, but never the same love twice”                                                                                      -F. Scott Fitzgerald I know more than a few friends who would be able to relate to all the heartbreak that this movie oh so generously invested on, especially with Valentine’s Day looming around the corner. As simple as the plot may
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    Best For Film

  • Amour Fou

    Eli Andersen
    18 Feb 2015 | 7:37 am
    Doomed passion in Romantic-era Berlin would have most filmmakers reaching dutifully for the grand traditions of historical sweep, candle-lit interiors and an indulgence in every visual splendour of the time. In detailing the famed suicide pact between disaffected poet Heinrich von Kleist and timid hausfrau Henriette Vogel, Jessica Hausner’s film is instead a drily funny, strange and austerely composed chamber piece, and all the more intriguing for it. Early 19th century Berlin is gritting its teeth as a wave of Francophile ideals, fashions and philosophies disperse across Europe, an odious…
  • Au revoir les enfants

    Eli Andersen
    12 Feb 2015 | 4:17 am
    January 27 2015 marked 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. Since the end of WWII, Cinema’s capacity to comprehend the industrial-scale murder of the European Jews has been tested in films by turns mawkish and monolithic. The Holocaust has been filmed in manifold different ways and its representation invites all kinds of questions, not least what is appropriate when dealing with something so unprecedented in history, our civilisation’s black mark and a seemingly anomalous moment of unreality existing outside what we thought ourselves capable of. The presence of the Holocaust in…
  • Sponsored Post: Sailor Jerry – Here’s to life outside the lines

    Best For Film
    5 Jan 2015 | 11:29 pm
    Sailor Jerry has launched a new short film, ‘Here’s To Life Outside The Lines’ – celebrating spirit of rebellion through an unofficial lineage of road trips, choppers and wild times. ‘Here’s To Life OutsideThe Lines’ brings to life the philosophy of those who stand up for what they believe in and boldly live life on their own terms. Rather than assemble a cast through traditional talent agencies, the Sailor Jerry team reached out to people in bars and motorcycle clubs to find people who lived the spirit espoused by the rum. The film features a montage of new and archival footage…
  • Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    Declan Tan
    23 Dec 2014 | 7:48 am
    Remember Keaton in Batman? Sure you do; that pouting mouth, those ridiculous eyebrows, the dull-eyed ebb of all artistic integrity, draining, bitterly slow, as soul is traded for merchandising opportunity. Oh, not that last one? You sure? Then that sounds like a job for Super-Existentialist-Man! Alejandro González Iñárritu’s latest is the ‘single-take’ story of Riggan (Keaton) some years on from his breakthrough hit as Birdman. Fame has left him a slow-crumbling booze-addled wreck. Since the smash hit Birdman trilogy he’s lost nigh on all professional integrity, and finds himself…
  • Explore a cold and empty void – Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar

    John Underwood
    7 Nov 2014 | 4:07 am
    Somewhere between The Dark Knight and Inception Christopher Nolan became the people’s auteur. Walking the tightrope between critical dismissal and commercial unviability with near-impeccable balance, he’s mastered the art of making philosophical action flicks – or, if you prefer, thinky films that just happen to have a lot of things blowing up. Interstellar ought to be the apotheosis of this form, combining musings on the nature of spacetime and reality with rockets, wormholes and a classically Spielbergian family drama. Unfortunately, what it actually is is 169 minutes of nonsense.
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    Renegade Cinema

  • Save Yourself Releases New Teaser Trailer

    Shawn S. Lealos
    28 Feb 2015 | 4:19 pm
    by A new horror movie starring scream queen Jessica Cameron and directed by Ryan M. Andrews is coming and a brand new teaser trailer was just released. The trailer for Save Yourself employs not only the best use of the Stabbing Westward song of the same name but also looks like a glorious bloody time. Save Yourself tells the story of five female filmmakers en route to their big L.A. premiere. But when one of them goes missing at a rest stop, the women soon find themselves pitted against a deranged scientist hell-bent on using them for his mysterious research. Check out the Save Yourself…
  • Lucifer TV Series Casts Tom Ellis in Lead

    Shawn S. Lealos
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:07 pm
    by There was a lot of excitement when Fox announced they were making a television adaptation of Lucifer, the Sandman spin-off comic book series. However, there was also confusion and concern about the announcement. Fox was planning to make a TV show about Lucifer, the ruler of hell, and we all saw how a network could fumble the ball with something like this when they couldn’t make Constantine work. Well, Deadline reported today that Lucifer has cast Tom Ellis (Rush) in the lead role. That isn’t the troubling part of the news. Check out the synopsis description: Lucifer (Ellis),…
  • Brand New Avengers: Age of Ultron Character Posters

    Shawn S. Lealos
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:04 pm
    by Marvel just made all their fans a little happier as the countdown continues on for the release of the much anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron. Through the magic of Twitter, Marvel just released a few new character posters of Nick Fury, Black Widow, and Thor. These were all put out by Sam Jackson, who seems excited about the new movie, and maybe this excitement is because he is still trying to convince Marvel to extend his deal, which is just about up. Check out the new posters below. Feast your eye on the character poster for #NickFury in @Avengers #AgeOfUltron !
  • FIRST LOOK: Jason Momoa as Aquaman

    Shawn S. Lealos
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:17 pm
    by Zack Snyder dropped a huge surprise on the movie world last week with the first look at Jason Momoa as Aquaman. Now, Momoa has spoken out about how important this entire role is to him. First, the photo: There is only one true King. #unitetheseven — ZackSnyder (@ZackSnyder) February 20, 2015 That … is bad ass. Here is what Jason Momoa himself had to say about this. “That [photo] was a shocker for sure,” Momoa told Entertainment Weekly. “It was supposed to be a surprise in 2016, so it definitely helps [our show]. I’ve been holding…
  • Daredevil Showrunner Explains the Black Costume

    Shawn S. Lealos
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:53 am
    by When the first images and teasers came out for the Marvel Netflix Daredevil series, one of the most noticeable things was that Daredevil was wearing a basic, simple, black outfit with a black mask over half his face. This was a huge shock for people who grew up recognizing Daredevil from his iconic red (and yellow before that) costume. However, Daredevil showrunner Steven S. DeKnight explained why he is in a black costume … and it makes perfect sense. “Without giving too much away, this show is Matt learning to be a hero,” DeKnight told Empire. “He starts in that…
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  • John Wick Review : Headshots all the way

    Sasha Shapiro
    16 Feb 2015 | 1:59 pm
    Unlike other critics I was excited for john wick just like I'm always excited about Keanu Reeves films. Some may say that reeves lost the money making talent with his recent box office failures, I'm not one of those people.John WickJohn wick had this unlike approach to it, something we have not seen for a long time. That is because john wick was the directorial premiere of its two directors Chad Stahelski, David Leitch. The guys, who took part coordinating most of the fight cartography on the matrix films, brought it to john wick. They reminded us why we loved the matrix so much. I'll admit…
  • Wolves 2014 Review

    Sasha Shapiro
    2 Feb 2015 | 1:53 pm
    The first time I encountered Wolves was a trailer that Screen Rant shared on their FB wall. First impression was a sort of ambivalent one. On one hand you have Werewolves; I have a weakness for the genre no matter what it is whether its Werewolves or vampires I need to see it no matter how bad it is (not saying this film was bad). On the other hand the lead seemed to be too good for the role; the guy looked too clean like a boy scout. Eventually what shifted the balance was Jason Momoa as the villainous werewolf. Trailer: WolvesJason Momoa is a bad ass wolf I'll have to state right here and…
  • Ascesion Review

    Sasha Shapiro
    25 Jan 2015 | 1:40 pm
    It's been a while since Syfy created a decent TV show that can be called watchable. Actually ever since Battlestar Gallactica finished its run we didn't see something that can be called good or even decent. Previously we encountered Defiance which we barely survived its first season while the second was too big of a request. Another show that made a great first impression was Helix but it was only a mirage and we quit on the show after 4 episodes. Ascesion is a completely different story.  Ascesion The first part of the miniseries presented to us an interesting idea where a group of…
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    Great Movies From Year 2000 To Present Day - Tonight We Watch Movies 2k

  • Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

    1 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
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    1 Mar 2015 | 4:00 am
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    1 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
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    28 Feb 2015 | 8:00 am
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  • Focus

    27 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am
    Nicky (Will Smith) was destined to be a con man. His father was a con man. His father learned the trade from his own father. Nicky has traveled to New … Continue reading →
  • The Other Woman

    9 Feb 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Things are going well with Carly (Cameron Diaz) and her boyfriend, Mark King (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). He is attentive and treats her like a princess. When Mark cancels on meeting Carly’s … Continue reading →
  • The Good Lie

    8 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am
    War ravages through Sudan. Many of the villages are completely obliterated. Those who survive are sent to refugee camps. Years after they were orphaned, brothers Mamere (Arnold Oceng), Jeremiah (Ger … Continue reading →
  • The Interview

    7 Feb 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Dave Skylark (James Franco) hosts Skylark Tonight, in which he interviews celebrities. Aaron Rapaport (Seth Rogen) is the show’s producer. When they find out Kim Jong Un (Randall Park) is … Continue reading →
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2

    6 Feb 2015 | 1:00 pm
    After bringing the dragons and Vikings together, Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is poised to take over the role of chief from his father, Stoick (Gerard Butler). Hiccup, however, would rather explore … Continue reading →
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  • Marvel's 'Daredevil' Netflix Series Teaser Trailer [HD]

    Caleb Williams
    4 Feb 2015 | 6:39 am
    Meet Matt Murdock. Blinded as a boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, Matt fights injustice by day as a respected lawyer and by night as the masked vigilante known as Daredevil in Hell's Kitchen, New York. He'll do anything to make his city a better place, but at what price?  Marvel's Daredevil debuts on April 10th
  • Felicity Jones & Aaron Paul Are Top Contenders To Star in Gareth Edwards 'Star Wars'

    Caleb Williams
    3 Feb 2015 | 1:32 pm
    Several weeks ago we heard rumblings that Felicity Jones, Tatiana Maslany, Kate Mara and Ronney Mara were being eyed to star in Gareth Edwards upcoming Star Wars spin-off movie. Now The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star Felicity Jones is in final talks to star in the film. While other sites are reporting she has indeed signed onto the film. The site goes onto mention Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul as well as Edgar Martinez are being eyed as the male leads in the film. Last we heard was that the movie might be based on the idea of a group of bounty hunters…
  • 'Fringe' Star Lance Reddick Would Love To Play 'Black Panthers' Father and 'Martian Manhunter'

    Caleb Williams
    3 Feb 2015 | 9:23 am
    Today, IGN spoke with Fringe and John Wick star Lance Reddick about his time on John Wick. The actor goes on to reveal he would love to play T'Chaka the first Black Panther before handing down the mantle to T'Challa played by Chadwick Boseman. He also goes onto mention how he would love to play the DC Comics character Martian Manhunter whenever he is introduced into the Justice League:IGN: Before you go I have to ask is there any superhero or Star Wars character you would like to play?Reddick: If there's a Black Panther movie I'd love to play T'Chaka. If it's an origin story. IGN: There is!
  • TNT's 'Titans' Core Team Revealed?

    Caleb Williams
    2 Feb 2015 | 10:10 am
    Talk on TNT's upcoming Teen Titans live-action TV series has been minimal at best. We know that the show will feature on older Titans with Nightwing as the leader. It's pilot episode is expected to also be filmed sometime this year as well. Well, Nerdist has gotten word on what characters will make up the initial team for the series according to them Nightwing will of course be the leader. A wheel-chair bound Barbra Gordon will also be included as well as original Titans Raven and Starfire. They also add new comers Hawk and Dove will be a duo in the team. It's not all that surprising that…
  • 'True Blood' Star Mehcad Brooks Joins 'Supergirl' as Jimmy Olsen

    Caleb Williams
    29 Jan 2015 | 11:51 am
    TV Line has learned that True Blood star Mehcad Brooks has joined the cast of Supergirl as Jimmy Olsen. As many know Jimmy Olsen is typically depicted as a Caucasian but given that The Flash changed Iris West to an African-American female (which turned out great) this isn't to much of a surprise. The site goes onto to describe Olsen as a "smart, worldly photographer for CatCo, the media company where Kara works. He has recently been living and working in National City, though the reason is still a secret, and his salt-of-the-earth nature quickly piques Kara’s interest." Currently Whiplash…
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  • Marley

    Dan Meier
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:45 am
    Kevin Macdonald’s documentary about Bob Marley is basically Snoop Dogg’s Reincarnated, but with less weed. At two and a half hours, this is a thorough documentary that leaves no stoned unturned. Stone, sorry. The screen vibrates with love for a man who was a musical genius and remains a cultural icon. He’s variously described as charming, good-looking and competitive by a whole host of contributors, including Bunny Wailer, Jimmy Cliff and even former Jamaican prime minister Edward Seaga. The film interestingly delves into the incredible political significance of the…
  • Predestination

    Dan Meier
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:26 am
    This week marks the end of an era, as Orange Wednesdays comes to a close. This means there’s no longer any reason to be on EE, least of all those Kevin Bacon adverts. And there’s only one way to commemorate Kevin Bacon Wednesdays; by watching an Ethan Hawke movie! Predestination is not a prequel to Final Destination, but an Australian sci-fi film about a Temporal Agent, or “Time Cop” if you will. Oscar-loser Ethan Hawke plays a nameless bartender in 1970s New York. In walks a mysterious stranger, brilliantly played by Sarah Snook. Most of this noirish mystery is…
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Dan Meier
    25 Feb 2015 | 12:58 am
    From the team behind Kick-Ass comes Kingsman: The Secret Service; James Bond retooled for the Nuts magazine generation. Let’s call it Thunderballs. Thunderballs stars Colin Firth as an impossibly suave spy codenamed Galahad, and co-stars Mark Strong (Scottish), Samuel L. Jackson (lisping) and Michael Caine (seated). The titular secret service is a secret spy organisation made up entirely of posh blokes in suits – until they recruit a working class kid called Eggsy (Taron Egerton; Jack O’Connell was probably busy), who undergoes a rigorous recruitment process; a sort of TV…
  • Switchblade Romance

    Dan Meier
    22 Feb 2015 | 10:40 am
    Stop me if you’ve heard this one: two friends (Cécile De France and Maïwenn) drive out to a remote house for a getaway, which is rudely interrupted by a murderous maniac. For the most part, this French horror film is an effective exercise in terror. The generic home invasion riff is nicely executed by director Alexandre Aja, who has subsequently been snapped up by Hollywood. Wisely, they’ve not remade Switchblade Romance. Yet. This grizzly slasher acknowledges its debt to nasty classics of the genre, making it The Toulouse Chain Saw Massacre. Or wherever it’s meant to…
  • Rocky Balboa

    Alex Chafey
    20 Feb 2015 | 9:31 am
    And so we reach the final instalment of the Rocky franchise (so far). Rocky’s back in his Philadelphia neighbourhood and Adrian’s kicked the bucket in the intervening years, meaning Balboa now runs a restaurant with photos of his dead wife creepily plastered on every wall. To fill the void in his life, Rocky decides to step back into the ring, and is approached by reigning heavyweight champ Mason Dixon (Antonio Tarver) to fight one last exhibition match on the big stage. With Adrian out of the picture, Rocky trades her in for a new model, with Marie (Geraldine Hughes) taking the…
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    Movie Smack Talk

  • Will Rocky Die In New ‘Creed’ Film? Official Synopsis Hints At Serious Illness

    Zachary Rowell
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:55 am
    You may want to stuff some tissues in your pocket when you go see the upcoming Rocky spinoff, Creed. According to the official synopsis released yesterday, Rocky Balboa will be facing his deadliest opponent outside of the ring. Check out the release down below, and then we’ll talk about what this all could mean. “From Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures comes award-winning filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s ‘Creed.’ The film explores a new chapter in the ‘Rocky’ story and stars Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone in his iconic role. The film also…
  • 6 Great Films Being Added To Netflix In March

    Zachary Rowell
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:57 am
    Compared to previous months, March is going to be a little slow in the film category for Netflix. There are several television shows to look out for next month including, 3rd Rock From Sun, the 5th season of Archer, and the 7th season of Mad Men. However, the film additions are lacking in March, but don’t you worry! We were still able to find six great films being added to the streaming service next month. Check them out down below… (dates will be linked to Netflix once added) No. 6 – Evelyn (2002) Being added: March 1 Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, and Sophie…
  • Jamie Dornan Leaving ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Franchise? Not So Fast…

    Zachary Rowell
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:30 am
    You have probably heard the rumors by now. Several sources claim the actor was searching for a way out of his Fifty Shades of Grey contract. They claimed he didn’t want to reprise his role as Christian Grey for the sequel that is bound to happen. However, Dornan’s rep talked to PEOPLE yesterday, forcing a little bit of truth down our throats. “Jamie is delighted that the film is breaking box office records worldwide and whilst the studio has not made any formal announcements about sequels, he is looking forward to making the next film.” The rep also made it clear that this is the only…
  • Movie Review: The Duff – failure to follow the book leaves watered down results

    25 Feb 2015 | 8:18 pm
    In case you’re as curious as I was, a ‘duff’ is a designated ugly fat friend. According to the tag line, you either know one, you have one, or you are one. While you might be expecting a “Mean Girls” you’ll find this movie far more similar to “Easy-A”. We start out the movie meeting Bianca, (Mae Whitman) a happy high school senior who is perfectly happy being the tomboy among her prettier friends (Skyler Samuels & Bianca Santos). That is until she learns she’s been designated the Duff by popular mean girl Madison (Bella Throne) and the name is sticking. So, after…
  • Brand New Pee-wee Herman Movie Confirmed By Netflix, Judd Apatow Attached To Project

    Zachary Rowell
    25 Feb 2015 | 2:43 am
    People still love Pee-wee Herman, right? Netflix is counting on all that love still being there because they just confirmed the new feature film, Pee-wee’s Big Holiday. The film will be produced by Judd Apatow and Paul Reubens. Mr. Reubens wrote the film with Paul Rust (Arrested Development). We also learned that John Lee (Inside Amy Schumer, Broad City) will make his feature film directorial debut when production begins next month. I am a huge ‘Broad City’ fan, so I am extremely happy and excited for Lee. This will be the third film in the franchise. It will debut exclusively on…
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  • Episode 80: Fifty Shades of Frank

    Leftover Brian
    24 Feb 2015 | 6:29 pm
    xanax trip Fifty Shades of Grey review Share this: The post Episode 80: Fifty Shades of Frank appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
  • Episode 79: Spider-Man (Marvel, I’m Coming Home)

    Leftover Brian
    16 Feb 2015 | 9:14 am
    This week it’s Brian and Jake THE REAL LEFTOVERS talking about the huge Sony and Disney deal that will bring Peter Parker to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Spider-Man in the MCU!  We also talk about Matthew Vaughn’s new film “The Kingsman”.  So listen or whatever. -Pop Culture Leftovers Share this: The post Episode 79: Spider-Man (Marvel, I’m Coming Home) appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
  • Episode 78: Saturday, Saturday, Saturday

    Leftover Brian
    9 Feb 2015 | 4:01 pm
    This week the Leftovers talk about all the new Marvel, Daredevil, DC and Star Wars news.  Brian talks about Jupiter Ascending and The Loft.  Jake talks about Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out of Water.  Frank can’t stop laughing at poo. Share this: The post Episode 78: Saturday, Saturday, Saturday appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
  • Episode 77: Fantastic Four Trailer

    Leftover Brian
    2 Feb 2015 | 6:27 pm
    This week we’re down a Leftover.  No Jake this week.  But Brian and Frank pick up the slack and talk about lobsters, sex robots and the new Fantastic Four trailer.  Movie reviews for Cake, Project Almanac, Whiplash, Fruitvale Station and A Walk Among the Tombstones. Of course we have more Marvel, DC and Star Wars news.  And we find time to talk about a certain listeners glorious beard.  Who?  Listen and find out. Share this: The post Episode 77: Fantastic Four Trailer appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
  • Episode 76: Hoodie Pants

    Leftover Brian
    24 Jan 2015 | 5:40 pm
    This episode the guys are up late burning the midnight oil.  We talk about the end of the Marvel 616 and Ultimate Universe with the upcoming Secret Wars Battleworld.  Brian talks about The Wedding Ringer with Kevin Hart.  Frank talks about the Oatmeal Kickstarter.  Jake talks about the Mad Libs app.  And then there’s a ton of Marvel and DC news to go over.  Oh, and hoodie pants is a thing… Share this: The post Episode 76: Hoodie Pants appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
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  • Apple finally addresses the lack of diversity in emoji

    25 Feb 2015 | 7:59 am
    A sample of the new racially diverse Apple emoji As most of you are aware, people have been up in arms, ever since the first emoji made an appearance in 1998, about the lack of cultural diversity in the ideograms originally created by Shigetaka Kurita. The lack of sensitivity in these so-called emoji is to be expected since the Japanese have long been known for being unfriendly to outsiders and other cultures, and Mr. Kurita continued this trend of intolerance by creating the emoji to only be inclusive of the Japanese people. But Apple, an American company, has stepped in to correct the…
  • Apple having learned from Samsung, is now copying Google

    4 Feb 2015 | 7:26 am
    Source: The entire tech world is abuzz with news of a minivan equipped with an array of cameras mounted on its roof which has been seen driving around San Francisco. That in itself isn’t that exciting, but the minivan was found to be leased to Apple. Based on just these two pieces of information, it is clear without a doubt that Apple is preparing a Google Street View competitor. A similar car was also spotted last year in New York. With this type of intense activity (two vans spotted, one on each coast, is nothing short of amazing) on Apple’s part a Street View competitor is…
  • What you need to know about the Apple Watch

    4 Feb 2015 | 7:05 am
    Apple Watch – Credit: Apple There is absolutely nothing you need to know. And, if you do, then what you also need is a fresh perspective on life, and what you are doing with it. So here are some things you do need to know. How to properly use punctuation How to stop posting selfies How to use a public bathroom without leaving a trail of excrement and urine behind How to slow down just a tad bit while driving when you see someone signaling to enter the lane in which you are traveling How to acknowledge the person who put in the effort to hold a door open for you Basically, learn how to…
  • Apple to max-out on the gold Apple Watch douche factor

    2 Feb 2015 | 12:57 pm
    Some of you may have been worried that you wouldn’t be able to increase your douchiness enough by getting the Apple Watch, but since Apple is the leader in innovation, they foresaw the need from the hipster community and decided to include a gold edition which will cost thousands of dollars, hence necessitating the installation of jewelry-store type security once the new watches are available through Apple Stores. Imagine that! You’ll be able to act like a douche even before getting the Apple Watch. You can stand around in the store looking smug while an Apple employee scurries to the…
  • Apple’s 2015 Q1 numbers are somewhat impressive

    28 Jan 2015 | 8:53 pm
    Summary for Android fansDon’t worry. Q2 2015 will certainly be a terrible one for Apple. Don’t worry. Q2 2015 will certainly be a terrible one for Apple. Indeed, as the heading of the article says, the numbers of Apple’s first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year are impressive, which is really odd, because Steve Jobs has been dead for a while, yet Apple has yet to starts is death-spiral. Regardless, let’s take a look at the numbers. In a record-breaking quarter, Apple earned $74.6 billion in revenue, resulting in $18 billion in profits. These numbers beat Apple’s own forecast which…
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  • Epix and Syfy Host Weekend of Leonard Nimoy, Includes ‘Star Trek’ and ‘The Twilight Zone’

    Mansoor Mithaiwala
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:29 am
    To pay tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy, Epix and Syfy are hosting a weekend of some of his cherished and recent works. Here’s the schedule: Epix A Conversation with Leonard Nimoy Saturday 2/28 – 5:40PM ET & 10:00PM ET Sunday 3/1 – 8:00PM ET Star Trek Into Darkness Saturday 2/28 – 10:15PM ET Sunday 3/1 – 8:15PM ET Syfy – Sunday, March 1st The Twilight Zone/”A Quality of Mercy” – 9AM ET Star Trek: The Next Generation/”Unification: Part I” – 9:30AM  Star Trek: The Next Generation/”Unification: Part 2” – 10:30AM  Star Trek 6: The…
  • Watch the First Clip From the ‘Agents of SHIELD’ Mid-season Premiere

    27 Feb 2015 | 3:49 pm
    Now that the first season of Marvel’s Agent Carter has concluded, it’s time for Marvel’s sophomore show, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., to return. The season two mid-season premiere is this Tuesday, but you can watch the first clip below, right now. The mid-season premiere is titled “Aftershocks,” probably in reference to the events of the mid-season finale in which Skye becomes Inhuman. Here’s the synopsis for the mid-season premiere: “After discovering an alien city with ties to his resurrection, Coulson and his team destroyed it before the forces of Hydra…
  • Former Superman and Supergirl Will Guest Star on the New ‘Supergirl’ TV Series

    27 Feb 2015 | 12:11 pm
    DC Entertainment has always liked meta-casting in their TV shows. Most recently, they cast John Wesley Shipp – the star of the original Flash TV show – as Barry Allen’s dad on The CW’s The Flash. Now, DC has cast Helen Slater and Dean Cain in unknown guest-starring roles on the first season of CBS’s Supergirl TV series. Slater previously played Supergirl on the big screen in the 1984 movie Supergirl, and Cain played Superman on ABC’s TV series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. They both guest-starred on Smallville way back in the day, and…
  • Five-episode ‘LEGO Star Wars’ Miniseries Will Recap the Saga and Lead into ‘The Force Awakens’

    Mansoor Mithaiwala
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:03 am
    LEGO has several licensing agreements for properties like Batman, Jurassic Park, and Indiana Jones, but the most important, and biggest, one is Star Wars. The LEGO Star Wars games have put LEGO on the map in gaming for movie tie-ins and now they are looking to make a similar impact in television. THR reports Disney has partnered with LEGO once again to retell the Star Wars saga, but instead of re-releasing the Star Wars LEGO games, Disney XD will air a five-episode LEGO miniseries, titled LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales, that will recap the entire Star Wars saga and lead into J.J. Abrams‘…
  • ‘Mortal Kombat X’ Will Have Brutalities, First Time in 10 Years

    27 Feb 2015 | 9:08 am
    During a recent Twitch live-stream, NeatherRealm Studios confirmed the return of Brutalities for Mortal Kombat X! For the first time since Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks released, back in 2005, are Brutalities going to be prominent in a Mortal Kombat game. I’m not counting Li Mei’s fatality in Mortal Kombat Deception as a Brutality for this article, because she was the only character who had it. While NeatherRealm is bringing Brutalities back, they will be slightly different than before, but mostly the same: they will occur at the end of the match and not after the “Finish…
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    Mansi Dutta

  • An evening with the star cast of Roy

    Mansi Dutta
    11 Feb 2015 | 4:17 am
    ...After a small cameo in pk (his only film to release in 2014),  Ranbir is back with 'Roy'.He, along with Jacqueline, Arjun Rampal, director Vikramjit Singh, was at Dusit Devrana, Gurgaon to promote his film releasing Feb 13, 2015! Exclusive pictures inside...Interview to follow...
  • 15 films to watch out for in 2015

    Mansi Dutta
    11 Jan 2015 | 6:06 am
    ShaamitabhAfter working with Amitabh Bachchan in Cheeni Kum (2007) and Paa (2009), renowned ad filmmaker and director R Balki will be back with Shaamitabh starring Amitabh and Dhanush this February. Mahesh Bhatt, Karan Johar, Anurag Basu, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Rajkumar Hirani, wife Gauri Shinde, Javed Akhtar, Boney Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor would be seen in brief roles in the film. Badlapur  Ek Hasina Tha director Sriram Raghavan will swing into action with this thriller starring Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Yami Gautam next month. After playing fun, lighter roles in…
  • pk (2014) - Review

    Mansi Dutta
    24 Dec 2014 | 9:45 am
    pk follows director Rajkumar Hirani's signature template - formulaic, longish, with the regular song and dance routine (which by the way doesn't break the pace), homing in on a social message that rings with the masses. This time Hirani makes a commentary on the religious beliefs that mold our identity as individuals. The premise isn't much of a surprise after the recently-released religious satire OMG. But Hirani narrates his story in the most gripping, entertaining way. The humor is mostly subtle, dialogues incisive and with Aamir Khan's perfect timings, pk is easily one of the better films…
  • Happy Ending (2014) - Review

    Mansi Dutta
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:23 am
    Happy Ending takes a jibe at the cheesy romcoms, breaking away from the rhetoric at times while still giving in to the same rhetoric many a times. Despite the aberrations, it's the kind of film I wouldn't mind watching again. It's witty, often refreshing and effortlessly manages to keep you involved.I Hate Luv Storys tried a similar spin, spoofing romcoms, but failed miserably. It's too insignificant to even merit a comparison with this one.Saif Ali Khan here is pitch-perfect as Yudi. He balances minimal dialogues just as well as letting expressions take over, when required. Most times, he…
  • Haider (2014) - Review

    Mansi Dutta
    6 Oct 2014 | 12:18 pm
    The tremendously skilled Vishal Bhardwaj packs a terrific punch with Haider. His technical precision is palpable in every frame. I had no reason to complain about the length. He creates and builds upon every character, every scene with hearty indulgence, letting us soak up and savor every bit of it.How he adapts this Shakespearean family drama to tell the story of Kashmir, adds a feather to his perfected storytelling!His poetic rendition and minimalistic tone added to the overall impact. Bhardwaj's direction judiciously and compellingly emphasized reaction over action, which helped connect…
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  • How to get ownership of file in windows 7|8|8.1|10|easy guide

    1 Mar 2015 | 2:25 am
    Sometimes we needs administrator rights for while working on software in windows platform. Having admin rights over the account helps you to get through the all privileges of the software you need. Although having admin rights do not gives you the full privileges to gain the files and folders authority. But by get ownership of file and…
  • 5th 21 Gun Salute Vintage Car Rally Delhi Info Pics Photos videos News

    21 Feb 2015 | 12:05 am
    So finally The New Delhi has been renovated for the celebration of vintage car rally on 21st and 22nd February in Delhi organised by 21 Gun Salute Corp. The Rally has been started right now and There have been some pics and images live form the rally which shows the complete Rally in a glance…
  • Sunny Leone Ek Paheli Leela movie official hd theatrical preview hd trailer release date Video

    18 Feb 2015 | 9:02 am
    Sunny Leone Ek Paheli Leela movie official hd theatrical preview hd trailer release date Video: Sex bomb Sunny Leone is back with yet another sexy and glamourous role in the upcoming flick “Ek Paheli: Leela. Bhushan Kumar produced “Ek paheli: Leela” has shaken the silver screen with the first trailer. Sunny Leone is at her…
  • Ek Paheli: Leela movie shocking facts and information| sunny Leone uncut hot scenes

    18 Feb 2015 | 8:54 am
    Ek Paheli: Leela movie shocking facts and information| sunny Leone uncut hot scenes: The sultriest movie of the year is ready to bang the silver screen. The so called “Seduction Queen” Sunny Leone is right back to the box office with more and more spicy scenes in the movie “Ek Paheli: Leela”. For the first time…
  • 50 shades of grey movie reviews ratings net earnings report audience response

    18 Feb 2015 | 8:45 am
    The most awaited movie of this valentine season is out on 13th February and we are here to bring you the critical review of the movie (or you can the POSTMARTUM REPORT!!!!!!!). The movie is a novel adoption of the trilogy “50 shades of Grey” by E.L. James. The novel had turned out to be…
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    the Realm Cast

  • TMFT: FROZEN / THE THING Stop Motion short! (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    28 Feb 2015 | 2:59 am
    Because that’s why. A gent by the name of Lee Hardcastle decided to do something kinda batshit nuts, but in retrospect, makes total sense.  He took the infamous blood test scene from The Thing, and animated it with the cast … Continue reading →
  • Podcast- TAKE TWO: Episode 71 Robocop Replaces Bane (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    27 Feb 2015 | 7:53 pm
    In this week’s episode Chris and I sit down to discuss the Crimson Peak trailer, Gina Carano cast for Deadpool movie, Robocop replaces Bane in Suicide Squad, and Toy Fair! Toys people! Let’s get into this. Be sure to subscribe … Continue reading →
  • And the rest. More AVENGERS AGE OF ULTRON posters revealed (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:06 pm
    Gangs all here. Iron Man and Hulk the last 2 days, now we have Thor, Nick Fury and Black Widow.  I dig the Tron lines on Widow. Something different. Source
  • MORTAL KOMBAT X gets new story trailer (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:02 am
    Of course its violent Interested in the story of Mortal Kombat X?  There’s a story?  Yes! Yes there is.  And apparently Goro is back too! It all plays like an 80’s action film, and I’m down with that. Mortal Kombat … Continue reading →
  • Leonard Nimoy 1931-2015 (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:53 am
    Spock is gone. This is a huge bummer.  Leonard Nimory passed away today as the result of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease..  He was 83. Of course, every one knew the guy as Spock, the voice of reason on the original … Continue reading →
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    Pop Culture Whore

  • REVIEW: Madonna, Rebel Heart (Part 2)

    kyle mcmahon
    16 Feb 2015 | 10:05 pm
    Music REVIEW: Madonna, Rebel Heart (Part 2) Madonna, Rebel Heart (track by track review) For the review of the first 6 tracks, see REVIEW: Madonna, Rebel Heart (Part 1) By now you know the deal. Dozens of demos from Madonna's upcoming 13th album, then called Iconic, famously leaked just a week before Christmas and flooded the internet. Team Madonna quickly went into high gear finishing 6 of the songs, mastering them and releasing them via iTunes. Within the hour, the songs dominated the Top 10 of the iTunes chart and sent the pre-order of the album, now renamed Rebel Heart straight to #1…
  • 57th Annual Grammy Awards Wrap-Up (2015)

    kyle mcmahon
    10 Feb 2015 | 12:18 pm
    2015 Grammy Awards Wrap-Up57th Annual Grammy Awards Wrap Up (2015) The 57th annual Grammy Awards were Sunday night and as always, music's biggest night was one to watch. While many of the performers decided to do a ballad (snooze), there were some definite highlights including Madonna (of course), Annie Lennox, Katy Perry and Kanye West. They packed in almost 30 performances while giving away (seemingly) 10 awards. Which would normally be great except for the fact that many of the performers gave amazingly dull performances. Pop Culture Whore was super busy on Twitter where we live…
  • Madonna Releases Living For Love Video

    kyle mcmahon
    8 Feb 2015 | 1:11 pm
    Madonna Releases Living For Love Music VideoMadonna Releases Living For Love Music VideoAfter more than 30 years of pioneering, that doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon. Madonna debuted her newest music video Living For Love on the Snapchat app. It is the first music video to debut on the popular application. Yesterday, the music video was released to Vevo and YouTube, where it has garnered almost 2 million views already. The video for Living For Love, the first single off of the upcoming Rebel Heart  album, finds Madonna back in full form as she becomes the matador of an army…
  • REVIEW: Madonna, Rebel Heart (Part 1)

    kyle mcmahon
    22 Dec 2014 | 12:27 am
    Madonna, Rebel Heart (Part 1) ReviewA track by track review of Madonna's Rebel Heart albumMadonna, Rebel Heart (track by track review)By now you've heard the story. The Queen of Pop's upcoming 13th album, which she has been working on and teasing us about over the last year, was leaked. The 13 songs were demo versions Madonna had recorded and many of them weren't to make the final album, then called Iconic. But they were leaked anyway.The original plan was to release the first single, Living for Love, on Valentine's Day, followed by the video, with the album coming out…
  • 2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Horror Fans

    kyle mcmahon
    10 Dec 2014 | 1:07 pm
    2014 Holiday Shopping / Gift Guide for Horror Fans2014 Holiday / Christmas Shopping / Gift Guide for the Horror Fan Our Holiday Gift Guides are our most popular feature every year. We don't take that lightly. We know you trust Pop Culture Whore and our recommendations. After the success of our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Horror Fans, we've brought it back for 2014. Read on for all of the greatest gifts you could give to the 2013 horror fan in your life. Breathe easy knowing you can get all your shopping done (& help support the site) by clicking on our Amazon links. READ ON [Help…
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    Spoiler Free Movie Sleuth

  • Reviews: Wyrmwood - Road of the Dead

    Christopher George
    1 Mar 2015 | 11:38 am
    Once again, Australia does it better."Call me Max again and I'll blow yourflippin' head off!!!!The Australian answer to the zombie craze comes in the form of an over the top horror/action/comedy called Wyrmwood. The film is an amalgamation of The Road Warrior, Dawn of the Dead, and The Evil Dead franchise all wrapped up into a gore saturated package that makes The Walking Dead look the boring and plotless show that its turned out to be. Wyrmwood sets out to give the zombie trend a mainlined dose of action infused originality. It does so by blending themes and tropes from other…
  • Cinematic Releases: Everly

    Christopher George
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:22 pm
    Salma Hayek chops, cuts, swings, blasts, and mutilates her way through Everly. "I told you to stop staringat my boobs."Salma brings forth one of her best and violently outrageous efforts in years. From the first few seconds of the film, she bloodies herself and everyone around her in an oversaturated action flick that never tries to be anything its not. Everly is straight up, bombastic, gore filled cinematic eye candy that's rooted in every exploitive action film of the last twenty years. Try not to think because Everly is big dumb, volatile female led fun that never lets up. No one…
  • Cinematic Releases: Maps To The Stars

    Christopher George
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:33 pm
    Maps to the Stars hits a limited theatrical run today."Okay kids. This is what an orgasm looks like."David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars is not for everyone, nor should it be.  Picking up where Cosmopolis left off, the 71 year old Canadian auteur’s 21stfeature joins David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive and Bernard Rose’s ivansxtc in its savage, cynical excoriation of Hollywood and its unsavory miscreants’ synchronized paths towards self-destruction.  Where Lynch used surrealism to satirize studio hypocrisies by equating moguls with mobsters and Rose transposed Leo Tolstoy’s…
  • Cinematic Releases: The Lazarus Effect

    Christopher George
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:36 pm
    Olivia Wilde goes full black eyed evil in The Lazarus Effect. "Hey you!!! Human!!!Let me out!! I gotta pee!"If not for the fearless Olivia Wilde, The Lazarus Effect would be just another in a long line of soulless domestic horror films that borrow too heavily from numerous, far greater genre films. Dipping into the endless well of almost every horror trope to hit the screen, The Lazarus Effect is just a mildly effective mid-winter weekend release that quickly becomes tainted by poor character development, poor choices, hackneyed plot points, and a cast that truly struggles to…
  • Article: Alien Possibilities

    Christopher George
    26 Feb 2015 | 1:18 pm
    Andrew discusses the various possibilities with Blomkamp's upcoming Alien film.With the recent news of a fifth official entry into the Alien franchise courtesy of District 9Elysium and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp helming the picture, the science-fiction fanbase went into a tizzy.  After the controversial Ridley Scott prequel (if you can call it such) Prometheus hit the scene, fans were left either indifferent or enraged by the proceedings.  Needless to say, ever since the troubled release of David Fincher’s disowned Alien 3 back in 1992, the series has been in steady decline…
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  • Oh My Glob: Adventure Time movie in the works

    Josh Oakley
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:39 pm
    Beloved animated TV show Adventure Time to become a feature-length film. The post Oh My Glob: Adventure Time movie in the works appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • Leonard Nimoy 1931-2015

    Chris Evangelista
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:15 pm
    Leonard Nimoy has died at age 83. Live Long and Prosper. The post Leonard Nimoy 1931-2015 appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • This Week In Film Writing: February 27th Edition

    David Costill
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am
    This weeks best film writing includes pieces on the 2015 Oscars graphic design, David Cronenberg, Citizenfour, & More! The post This Week In Film Writing: February 27th Edition appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • The Lazarus Effect

    Jeff Rollins
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:00 am
    In the grand tradition of cheap horror films like Insidious and Sinister comes Blumhouse Productions' worst film yet: The Lazarus Effect The post The Lazarus Effect appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • Focus

    David Costill
    27 Feb 2015 | 5:45 am
    Will Smith and Margot Robbie pull off a thrilling and amusing con in Focus. The post Focus appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
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    Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood

  • Wild Bill Wellman and his resume of Precode Oscar ‘should-have-beens’

    20 Feb 2015 | 2:28 am
    This is my entry to the 31 Days of Oscar blogathon hosted by Kellee, Aurora and Paula from Paula's Cinema Club. To check out the other posts from the blogathon as well as other great cinema related content click here.   Classic film fans – like flavours of ice-cream – are not all the same. They have different main tastes, like sweet or citrus. Prefer diverse additions, as conflicting as chocolate topping and nuts and some even have movie length preferences akin to the cone versus cup ice cream debate. Still comparing sweet treats and the film industry, if director William…
  • Name that Star (because I can't)

    8 Dec 2014 | 2:05 am
    I was going through a couple of Photoplay Magazines and came across this picture. Perhaps I am overthinking things but is this really a picture of Una Merkel? It does say it’s her in the blurb but the image has no resemblance to the actress I know and love in several classic Precode films. I have added a few more Merkely pictures after. What does everyone else think?The Questionable Merkel Portrait:  The Usual Merkel:
  • Norma Shearer and Manic Pixie Dream Boys

    11 Nov 2014 | 9:43 pm
    Who’s that girl? It’s not Jess, it’s not even Norma, it’s the men Miss Shearer seemed to gather around her in almost every film role. In her Pre-code performances Shearer is not relegated to a supportive role nor is she doomed to a one-dimensional outlook or perpetually unalterable journey. In most cases she is in a constant struggle between a life of sexual and emotional liberation and an existence of a conventional wife and mother. Some might say in even a ‘soulful’ or ‘brooding’ manner. Her adventures through films from 1929 to 1934 are constantly peppered by the standard…
  • Free Pre-code Screenings

    5 Oct 2014 | 9:55 pm
    Running from 26 September – 2 November 2014, the Forbidden Hollywood: The Wild Days of Pre-Code Cinema festival is a celebration of the best films of the era. Making use of a rare selection of prints from museums and collections all over the world, it is not to be missed. Unfortunately, the collection is only screening at Brisbane at Australian Cinémathèque, Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). The films will be screening during the months of October and November and best of all its free! All the film information and timings are below:QAGOMA 50+ After Hours | Screening and TalkForbidden…
  • The New Dietrich: Sari Maritza and Lauren Bacall Tribute

    13 Aug 2014 | 5:23 pm
    Touted by Paramount Pictures in 1932 at the “New Dietrich”, Sari Maritza was as beautiful, exotic and captivating as her acting counterpart but without the dedication and longevity. Maritza was a Paramount acquisition groomed and educated like no other with the company’s executives waiting months before committing her to a picture. However, this highly anticipated and talented actress only appeared in pictures for four years, retiring to engross herself in her many and sadly short-lived marriages. Like so many Hollywood hopefuls, despite talent, good-looks and the backing of a large…
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    Film Inquiry

  • BOYHOOD: An Ambitious, Intimate Epic

    David Fontana
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am
    “Our life is frittered away by detail…simplify, simplify.” The average life of the white collar worker is, from sunrise to sunset, an endless escapade of chores, professional obligations, and miscellaneous daily tasks, from the big decisions we have to make (college, job, spouse, etc.), to the annoying, tiny details that often blind us to what’s really important. Because, if you really think about it, how lucky are we? We are here, and we’re alive in this world, and even if we have a small allotted time to actually enjoy ourselves, we should at least be…
  • Links, Camera, Action Vol. 3: Dark Times

    Derrek Greene
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    From ideation to financing, distribution to production, the movie industry is just that, an industry. Let’s take a peek behind the projectors and movie screens at all facets of the films, and the people behind them, that we love. Let’s check out the links for this week. A Venture Into Darkness What if the Power Rangers were embittered by war and friendships long dead? This dark imagining of the Power Rangers takes their story to an intense, mature level. You never know what the future holds, but if mankind goes south like it does in so many movies, the future looks incredibly bleak.
  • GET HARD Trailer

    Shane Sri
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Before being sent to maximum security prison for fraud, James King seeks the help of Darnell Lewis to survive prison. Darnell, of course, is not a thug but desperate people are a great source of income. Through this training King learns sad dog, the art of being so pathetic that no one will violate you…probably. Additional training includes mock prison riots which include one free monkey and sharp objects inserted deeply into your skull. If you ever find yourself in need of prison survival training, you’ll find everything you need to know in this complimentary trailer: Get Hard.
  • History of The Best Picture Oscar: Who Won And What We Remember

    Alexander Miller
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    Awarding movies with titles like “Best Picture” is a bit of an overstatement when you consider what goes into making a movie. And when you look through the winners over the years it’s frequently a surprise when you see who won, and the films that got snubbed. For example, 1998 is the year when Steven Spielberg shocked us with his WWII movie Saving Private Ryan, and yet Shakespeare in Love walked away with the Oscar for Best Picture. And this pattern repeats itself more often than not, if you look at the timeline. DISCLAIMER: The intention of this article is not to…

    Shane Sri
    25 Feb 2015 | 9:00 pm
    After watching Chinese movies for 20 plus years, I never expect a complete plot. It’s always more about some human truth, philosophical belief about the way the world works or an awesome visual spectacle. I’m leaning toward awesome spectacle in this instance. The upcoming trailer centers around legendary hero Zhong Kui as he walks heaven, earth and hell to save his countrymen and his lady-love. First thing you notice here are the excellent production values. Everything looks exceptionally detailed and visually gratifying. If anything, it seems worth a matinee viewing. It also…
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  • Best of 2014: The 11 Best Films of the Year

    3 Feb 2015 | 5:39 pm
    by Tony Dayoub My apologies to anyone still interested in reading my musings on cinema after my long absence from this site. I started a new job in November. I'm deep in its busy season (which began right after my busy season as a film critic and continues on through mid-April). But I feel like I can't really take any kind of temporary sabbatical without first posting my list of last year's best films (and definitely before the Oscars air). For your consideration, my top films of 2014, followed by the winners of the respective polls I voted in. 1. Inherent Vice, directed by Paul Thomas…
  • Movie Review: Selma (2014)

    24 Dec 2014 | 4:07 am
    by Tony Dayoub Director Ava Duvernay smartly avoids the usual obstacles filmmakers have encountered when bringing the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the screen. Selma avoids all the pitfalls of the traditional biopic by instead focusing on a particularly reprehensible flashpoint in the American Civil Rights struggle, the events surrounding March 7, 1965, "Bloody Sunday," and how they ultimately led to the passing of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. By homing in on this historical moment, Duvernay is able to give us a snapshot of the era, put us in the shoes of African American activists, the…
  • Blu-ray Reviews: Barker Lost & Found, a Pair of Sci-Fi Epics, Criterion x 3, and a Twilight Time Bonus

    22 Dec 2014 | 4:11 am
    by Tony Dayoub Wow, it's been a long time, even for me. I just started a second gig which is keeping me away from these pages more than I'd like, but hopefully this will be the first of a number of posts that will appear here with more regularity. Anyway, here are some Blu-rays I've been watching while I diligently fulfill some of my end-of-year critic vote duties. Except for Nightbreed's, all of these entries sport actual screen captures by moi. Nightbreed: The Director's Cut When Clive Barker's Nightbreed first opened years ago, it was immediately apparent that it wasn't your average…
  • Movie Review: Penguins of Madagascar (2014)

    27 Nov 2014 | 10:21 am
    by Tony Dayoub The mistake made with the holiday release of Penguins of Madagascar is a common one. Expanding the franchise by spinning off its comic relief into his/her/their own project rarely works. It's the reason Seinfeld's Kramer never got his own show. Or the reason Happy Days floundered once Ron Howard left the show and it became all about the Fonz. Eccentric sidekicks are often so potent that they overwhelm the story, and it's no different with Madagascar's four lovable clowns, Skipper (Tom McGrath), Kowalski (Chris Miller), Rico (Conrad Vernon) and Private (Christopher Knights).
  • RIP Mike Nichols

    23 Nov 2014 | 6:25 am
    by Tony Dayoub "Nichols discovered within himself a natural talent for drawing good work out of actors and for guiding playwrights through rewrites without making them feel threatened or trampled. He also found, to his own surprise, a kind of emotional comfort at being at the center of the action. 'I think people try to become famous because they think: If you can get the world to revolve around you, you won't die,' he remarked to a reporter. The comment typified the way Nichols handled himself with a press corps that was insatiably curious about his life with and without Elaine May—it was…
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  • Opening Giveaway from Stylehatch!

    11 Feb 2015 | 4:15 pm
    stylehatchclothing:Get a chance to win one of the following:• Hoodie• Crewneck Sweatshirt• ShirtHere’s how:Step 1: Like & Share this post with “#Stylehatch” as caption.Step 2: Like “Stylehatch” FB Fan page. Step 3: Comment your size!Step 4: Tag 5 of your friends.* Customized design based on your choice.* There will be three winners. (Random picked)* Announcement of winners will be on February 20, 2015 - Friday.* Prizes are not convertible to cash.Good Luck Everyone!
  • My Bias List

    8 Jan 2015 | 3:21 am
    My Bias List: nesvildistrict: Last year, I promised to myself to blog about my bias list and I’m excited to share what’s on my list. But Before anything else, let’s first give some info so those who are not a Kpop fan will understand those terms. “Bias” a K-pop term that means someone that Kpop fans really really like…
  • My Bias List

    6 Jan 2015 | 8:44 pm
    Last year, I promised to myself to blog about my bias list and I’m excited to share what’s on my list. But Before anything else, let’s first give some info so those who are not a Kpop fan will understand those terms.  “Bias” a K-pop term that means someone that Kpop fans really really like within the certain group. A fan can have different bias within different groups, but there will always be that number one bias that weights the most. “Bias list” is the list of top favorite groups and their biases from those groups. You can also include your favorite K-pop idols…

    5 Jan 2015 | 6:25 am
    It’s lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well. INTJs form just two percent of the population, and women of this personality type are especially rare, forming just 0.8% of the population - it is often a challenge for them to find like-minded individuals who are able to keep up with their relentless intellectualism and chess-like maneuvering. People with the INTJ personality type are imaginative yet decisive, ambitious yet private, amazingly curious, but they do not squander their energy. NOTHING CAN STOP…
  • You are a Peacemaker Soul

    5 Jan 2015 | 6:18 am
    You strive to please others and will compromise anyway you can. War or conflict bothers you, and you will do anything to keep the peace. You are a good mediator and a true negotiator. Sometimes you do too much, trying so hard to make people happy. While you keep the peace, you tend to be secretly judgmental. You lose respect for people who don’t like to both give and take. On the flip side, you’ve got a great sense of humor and wit. You’re always diplomatic and able to give good advice. Souls you are most compatible with: Warrior Soul, Hunter Soul and Visionary Soul
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    Film Waffle

  • VIDEO & Article: Blade Runner 2 — Everything we know so far F/W daily

    27 Feb 2015 | 9:23 am
    Blade Runner is out, and here’s everything we can know — video is above, and if you feel video is dead, you can always rely on futuristic “print” with an article, below It looks like the last film I thought would get a sequel got itself… er… a sequel, and it’s official. Blade Runner has […]
  • VIDEO & Article — Tomb Raider gets a reboot & Alien 5 to re-write HISTORY??!! Film Waffle Daily news

    26 Feb 2015 | 10:44 am
    Tomb Raiders, reboots and Aliens, oh my! It’s my Film Waffle Daily, and a handy article too in case you hate video…   Tomb Raider Reboot Looks like it is official that there is going to be a new Tomb Raider movie — and a reboot to… er… boot! The story, much like the recent videogame, will […]
  • VIDEO — POWER RANGERS IN LEGAL FIGHT!!! Snow White and Huntsman sequel has new top stars

    25 Feb 2015 | 10:31 am
    In the latest video, I tell you how Power Rangers is not doing itself any favours ahead of the reboot movie, and about who has joined the Snow White and the Huntsman sequel. So first off, it looks like a music director Joseph Kahn has landed himself in some trouble after creating his own bootleg […]
  • VIDEO — Ghostbusters to have zombies?? Guardians director’s smackdown with Indie helmer

    24 Feb 2015 | 10:37 am
    The new Ghostbusters movie might have zombies — and a superhero-sized smackdown with the indie world We have two really interesting stories for you today in the new Film Waffle Youtube show — delivering all your major movie news in about five minutes! First off the new Ghostbusters movie… could there in fact be ZOMBIES in it? […]
  • VIDEO SPECIAL — The BIGGEST mistakes that movie prequels make!

    23 Feb 2015 | 10:05 am
      Prequels have some classic pitfalls, and this video pinpoints the lot! Whether you like the Star Wars prequels, what happens in the Hobbit movies or have a penchant for Twin Peaks, you have to admit there is often something not… quite… right. I like all of these movies, and yet there are some problems […]
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  • Badlapur Bollywood Movie Tenth (10th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Tenth Day Business

    28 Feb 2015 | 11:06 pm
    Badlapur Bollywood Movie Tenth (10th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Tenth Day Business - The movie is running on the theaters and the movie had shown drop on Friday. The movie is starring the rising stars of the industry and the story line of the movie is the main attraction towards it. Many of you might had watched the movie till now. Below are the tenth day Box Office collection and report of the movie that you want to know about it. Badlapur Bollywood Movie Tenth (10th) Day Box Office Report The movie have many elements that had attracted people towards the theaters.
  • Badlapur Bollywood Movie Eighth (8th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Eighth Day Business

    26 Feb 2015 | 10:33 pm
    Badlapur Bollywood Movie Eighth (8th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Eighth Day Business - We are back again with the Box Office report of the movie running well at the theaters. The movie is starring the rising stars of the industry whom you would like to watch at the theaters. The movie is also having effective story line that had attracted good number of people. The movie is entering into another weekend and hope the movie will able to collect further more. Below are the eighth day Box Office report and collection of the movie. Badlapur Bollywood Movie Eighth (8th) Day…
  • Badlapur Bollywood Movie First (1st) Week Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| First Week Business

    25 Feb 2015 | 11:28 pm
    Badlapur Bollywood Movie First (1st) Week Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| First Week Business - The movie had completed first week at the theaters and the movie is expected to collect good amount. The movie is starring the rising stars of the industry and the story line of the movie is attractive. The story of the movie have mystery inside which had attracted people towards it. Below are the first week Box office collection and reports of the movie that you might want to know about. Badlapur Bollywood Movie First (1st) Week Box Office Report Badlapur had been loved by good…
  • Badlapur Bollywood Movie Seventh (7th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Seventh Day Business

    25 Feb 2015 | 10:52 pm
    Badlapur Bollywood Movie Seventh (7th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Seventh Day Business – So many of you might had watched the movie till now and many of you might had found it good. The movie is starring your favorite stars in the lead roles and the story line of the movie is very effective. The movie had collected very nice amount at the theaters and is still getting good number of people till now. Below are the seventh day Box Office collection and report on the movie that you want to know about. Badlapur Bollywood Movie Seventh (7th) Day Box Office Report…
  • Badlapur Bollywood Movie Sixth (6th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Sixth Day Business

    24 Feb 2015 | 10:46 pm
    Badlapur Bollywood Movie Sixth (6th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Sixth Day Business - We are back again with the Box Office status of the movie Badlapur running at the theaters. Many of you might want to know about the reports and collection of the movie. The movie is first of all starring the rising stars of the industry in the lead roles and with an attractive story line. The movie is having a mystery in the story that had attracted good number of people to the theaters. Below we are with the sixth day Box Office business of the movie that you might want to know about.
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    Scariest Movies Online

  • Alexia

    6 Feb 2015 | 2:43 pm
    For every happy couple out there in the world there’s also a broken-hearted soul who desperately wants to be loved. If you have ever broke someone’s heart by saying or doing something you didn’t mean, you might want to look over your shoulder this Valentine’s Day. Even if what you did was something as  little as “unfriending” them on Facebook, there’s a chance this person could be completely and utterly obsessed with you! It will not matter how long it’s been that you’ve forgotten about them and moved on, they will continue to believe…
  • Top 10 Obscure Horror Films of January 2015

    27 Jan 2015 | 8:04 pm
    Since our last post Playing with the Devil we realized it’s been 5 years since the launch of this site and we have yet to create a top 10 list. So, here it is… Our first top 10 obscure horror films list for January 2015. If you haven’t seen these films yet, then definitely check them out… They will without a doubt satisfy your horror cravings for some time. 1. Luna 2. The Summoners 3. Drudge 4. Playing With The Devil 5. The Wound 6. Slip Chain 7. To My Mother And Father 8. Dead Static 9. Crush The Skull 10. Night Swim  
  • Playing With The Devil

    22 Jan 2015 | 11:19 pm
    When you’ve exhausted all options and you’re restless and bored, There’s a game you can play that requires no score. Just locate the most raggedy of dolls you can find, And perform a small ritual that takes little time. Just follow the steps there’s no way you can fail, Cut here… Sew there… Add water… And clip finger nails. When the game starts you must play till the end, No leaving… No quitting… These are the devil’s rules my friend. Happy New Year horror freaks! Enjoy the first horror film of 2015…Playing With The Devil.
  • The Living Want Me Dead

    21 Dec 2014 | 9:24 pm
    When you have a measly job holding a sign alongside a hobo who does the exact same thing on the holidays, it’s safe to assume that your pride has taken a hike a long time ago. When you begin seeking financial advice from your homeless co-worker you can now officially call yourself insane. Christmas doesn’t just bring out the joy in people, it also brings out our sheer desperate need for survival and craziness out of our hearts. Why else would anyone consent to consume an experimental drug for just $50? When that miniscule amount of money is gone and all we have left is a scent…
  • Thresher

    19 Dec 2014 | 3:25 pm
    There are 10,000 possibilities in a 4 digit combination lock. With a little persistence, focus and a little time anyone can figure out the correct digits to unlock it. That’s precisely what the man in this next short has to do, and with just one lock left to go he looks like he’s almost free. Unfortunately, for him his time is almost up and there is something dark and terrifying waiting to reveal itself. Check out Thresher below and see just what’s in store for him.   Combination lock in a thick web of steel chains, Separating you from the reality you once stayed. The…
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    Film Pulse

  • Kickstart Sunday: HALLUCINAUT

    Adam Patterson
    28 Feb 2015 | 11:04 pm
    This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from Daniele Auber and his trippy short sci-fi film Hallucinaut. The film revolves around a man who gets shrunk down to a microscopic level and must traverse his own life-line. With a mix Read More: Kickstart Sunday: HALLUCINAUT Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
  • FOCUS Review

    Jacob Dornan
    28 Feb 2015 | 3:58 pm
    A glance in the wrong direction, the ground on which one stands - are you above or below the person? How easy is it to steal their wallet? Can you tap into their subconscious, use memories to bring back feelings? If Focus were directed by someone more attuned to how one can manipulate another person by tapping into their psyche and the physical aspects involved, it could have gone well beyond the typical con artist story. Read More: FOCUS Review Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More

    Blake Crane
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:22 pm
    How do you follow-up the rightfully acclaimed documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi? If you’re director David Gelb, it’s with cold fish horror-thriller The Lazarus Effect. The film posits some interesting, if unoriginal, questions and then quickly devolves into a bland amalgam of spurious science and benign, telegraphed “BOO!” moments that fit neatly within the PG-13 aesthetic. Read More: THE LAZARUS EFFECT Review Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More

    Adam Patterson
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:54 am
    The trailer for what will certainly be one of the more controversial films of this year’s SXSW, The Corpse of Anna Fritz has been released, which centers on a group of friends looking to catch a glimpse (and then much more) of Read More: SXSW 2015: THE CORPSE OF ANNA FRITZ Trailer (Very NSFW) Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More

    Ernie Trinidad
    27 Feb 2015 | 8:37 am
    It is 1871 in the American Midwest. After serving in the Danish/German war, Jon (Mads Mikkelsen) and his brother Peter (Mikael Persbrandt) have spent the last several years living on the frontier as pioneers. Jon’s dream of bringing his family to America is finally realized when they arrive in town after they had been apart for seven years. Read More: THE SALVATION Review Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
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    Doug's Film Reviews

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    22 Feb 2015 | 3:32 pm
    Fifty Shades of Grey     "Fifty Shades of Grey" is a picture that not only tests my moral judgement as a critic--and as a human being for that matter--but it seems to be the quintessential temptation to lure me into breaking my golden rule of thumb. The foundation of my career in film criticism is based on the conviction that the subject matter of a film is somewhat irrelevant, as the structure enshrouding it should be the focal point.    However, it is not the structure of "Fifty Shades of Grey" that perturbs me, but its content, which is essentially a depraved…
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

    19 Feb 2015 | 11:53 pm
    The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water     To say that a film's title exhibits little significance in this day and age would be a complete understatement, as one would have to go back at least twenty years to find a plethora of instances where a designation indicated more than just a simple restatement of events, or even worse, a lead character's name or attribute. I guess this is due to the fact that it is quite effortless to do so and much easier on the minds of Americans, who evidently have no capacity to think beyond a grade school level.    "The SpongeBob…
  • Lilo & Stitch

    14 Feb 2015 | 10:11 am
    Lilo & Stitch      Somewhere along the lines of the creative process of Disney's greatest imaginations came a spur of the moment thought: For once, let us shed the modish and rather reserved boundaries of previous creations and indulge in a separate, and inhuman, route for adolescent intrigue. Thus, Stitch was born.    "Lilo & Stitch" not only finds its way in a film that has several miscalculations, but it accomplishes its success through irregular techniques, that is, uncommon to Disney. The indulgence in an unconventional lead protagonist is not the only…
  • Selma

    13 Feb 2015 | 10:51 am
    Selma     "I cannot hide."    These three words faultlessly describe a man, of not only a rabid intellect, but one with a heart of pure charisma and pride. It is true that Martin Luther King Jr. was the face of this profound statement in human history, but beyond being the initiator of a seemingly unstoppable force, he was a family man with a deep respect for religion and humanity, itself; an aspect expressed almost too well in one of the best pictures of the year.    It is a rather disheartening feeling when watching "Selma," a film that chronicles the…
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron

    10 Feb 2015 | 11:59 pm
    Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron     There are times in cinema history where a film will provide a sense of enlightenment and elation, even almost unknowingly, in a package that would seem downright unfit. It is quite a romanticized notion to believe that a children's picture could ever sustain a message as powerful as the one found in "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron," yet it does, and in such a way that speaks directly to the human soul. What Dreamworks has created here, is a film that will stand the test of time, simply because we need it to.    Spirit is a young…
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  • AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON – Hulk Character Poster Debuts
    26 Feb 2015 | 1:59 pm
    More geek news at GeekMundo The latest Avengers: Age of Ultron poster has dropped, and this time the Hulk is up. I won’t be droning on about this one, folks. It’s is what it is.  Yesterday the poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron character poster for Iron Man dropped via Marvel , and now it’s the Hulk. I’m betting that […] "Like" us @ Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet and Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • SPECTRE – It’s a Stickup with Dave Bautista as Mr. Hinx
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:06 am
    More geek news at GeekMundo Here’s another first look at SPECTRE with fresh new images of Dave Bautista and Lea Seydoux debuting online. Dave Bautista keeps making big moves post-WWE career as “The Animal”, first with Guardians of the Galaxy and now with Spectre (Sony Pictures), the latest installment in the James Bond franchise. Empire Magazine has just released the […] "Like" us @ Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet and Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET x Eurythmics ‘Sweet Dreams’ Tee
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:22 am
    More geek news at GeekMundo Nightmare on Elm Street meets Eurythmics’ massive  80s hit “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” in this sick ass t-shirt. This t-shirt has Freddy Krueger all over it in more ways than one.  It’s not a stretch to consider the Nightmare on Elm Street villain one of the greatest horror movie monsters ever, but also […] "Like" us @ Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet and Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Character Poster – Iron Man
    25 Feb 2015 | 2:52 pm
    More geek news at GeekMundo The official Iron Man character poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron is here. There’s not much to say at this point.  Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) is featured in this brand new character poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron, and it’s pretty standard for our superhero playboy/philanthropist.  Check out the poster for Iron Man 3 and […] "Like" us @ Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet and Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • HBO’s Bessie Smith Biopic Will Debut in May
    25 Feb 2015 | 11:55 am
    More geek news at GeekMundo HBO Films’ Bessie highlights the rise of the 1920s “Empress of the Blues”, Bessie Smith, one of the best singers ever known. Yesterday, HBO announced the May 16th premiere date for Bessie (HBO Films), the biopic about the 1920s Blues powerhouse and “Empress of the Blues”, Bessie Smith.  The star-studded cast is rife with amazing […] "Like" us @ Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet and Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
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    Martial Arts Action Movies! Reviews, DVD's, Blu-rays from Martial Arts Movies!

  • Dragon Lord with Jackie Chan

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    1 Mar 2015 | 1:04 pm
    This is another Kung Fu comedy from the early 80’s, this time with the lovable Jackie Chan as Dragon Ho.  This film was originally intended to be a sequel to The Young Master – to be called ‘Young Master in Love’. In the similar style to Jackie’s portrayal of Wong Fei Hung in Drunken Master, […]
  • Ninja in the Dragon’s Den

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    22 Feb 2015 | 11:59 am
    I love ninjas.  They’re so damn cool, dressed all in black and jumping out of nowhere and making their kill with one of their various martial arts weapons. Well guess what this movie has in it?  Yeah, Ninjas.  I’m not exactly mysterious in my introduction to this movie, after all the title has the word […]
  • Wu Jing vs Andy On / 3 on 3 Fight from Fatal Contact

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    19 Feb 2015 | 12:45 pm
    Fatal Contact is just one of those top notch action packed Martial Arts movies.  Without a doubt, it is Wu Jing’s best work (in my opinion, on par with his performance in Killzone) and it demonstrates exactly what he is capable of. This fight is just one of the many exciting fights Fatal Contact has […]
  • The Kid with the Golden Arm

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    15 Feb 2015 | 1:07 pm
    This film, The Kid with the Golden Arm, is another classic Shaw Brothers film from the 70’s that has some very unique and colorful characters. The movie is about a group led by Yang Yu Heng, who must escort a rather large load of gold to a village full of starving people.  Luckily, the word […]
  • Return of the Street Fighter with Sonny Chiba

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    8 Feb 2015 | 1:10 pm
    The dirty fighting and cult violence master himself, Sonny Chiba, is back in The Street Fighter Returns – where he returns as Tsurugi from the first Streetfighter movie. Tsurugi is cleaning himself up, in this film he’s a bit more well mannered, and seems to be fighting for a good cause – to break up […]
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  • 11 Movies That Might Have Been Directed by Someone Else

    Simon Brew
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:45 pm
    Is the named director of a film the one who's actually been calling the shots? Here are 11 where a 'ghost director' may have been involved. The Lists It's not that uncommon for a director to take their name off a film, and to leave the moniker Alan Smithee or whatever the current equivalent is behind. However, what's considerably rarer is when a film is released under the name of one director, but it's later revealed or rumored that, actually, other hands were at work, either for a solid chunk or even the entirety of a production. That a film was, for want of a better phrase,…
  • Stephen King's The Running Man Was a Film Ahead of Its Time

    Simon Brew
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:01 pm
    A 1980s sci-fi classic? The last film Arnold Schwarzenegger made before he got really powerful? Guilty on both counts, Simon argues... Feature There's presumably, somewhere, an essay to be written on how the story of The Running Man was the latest to offer a tantalising prediction of the reality television epidemic that would have taken over TV schedules within 20 years of its release. Is it prescience on the level of The Truman Show? Probably not. But to the best of our knowledge, The Truman Show didn't feature a major action superstar clad in lycra. We ask you: who's the real winner…
  • Brewster's Millions: new remake on the way

    Simon Brew
    1 Mar 2015 | 11:25 am
    The 11th - really - big screen adaptation of Brewster's Millions is in the works... News The history of Brewster's Millions on the big screen is extensive. Based on the novel by George Barr McCutcheon, that was published in 1902, there have, to date, been ten screen adaptations of it (not including television projects). They range from the first, a 1914 adaptation directed by Cecil B De Mille and Oscar Apfel, through arguably the highest profile, the Richard Pryor-headlined version that landed in 1985. Well, number 11 is on the way (and we're indebted to Film Divider for pointing out…
  • 10 sequels that ignored previous films

    Ryan Lambie
    27 Feb 2015 | 8:43 pm
    In the wake of the Alien 5 news, here are 10 franchise sequels that also ignored at least one previous film. The Lists We all have moments in our lives we'd prefer to forget, and so too do filmmakers. So what do you do when a movie franchise starts to go off the rails? Simple, just forget that the lesser films in the series never happened. News recently broke that director Neill Blomkamp's taking this approach to the Alien universe. Recent interviews with both he and returning star Sigourney Weaver have revealed that Blomkamp's forthcoming sequel will not necessarily follow the events of…
  • New Bruce Lee Biopic in the Works

    Michael Cecchini
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:01 pm
    Bruce Lee's cinematic impact continues, as another biopic about the legendary martial artist is in the works. News Shannon Lee, daughter of legendary actor and martial artist Bruce Lee, is getting set to produce a new biopic about her father with Lawrence Grey (Last Vegas), Ben Everard, and Janet Yang. They're looking to make a "definitive" biographical look at Mr. Lee's life on film. “There have been projects out there involving my father, but they’ve lacked a complete understanding of his philosophies and artistry,” Ms. Lee said in a statement. “They haven’t captured the…
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    Top 10 Lists |

  • Who Was Napoleon Bonaparte? Read Top 10 Unusual Facts

    26 Feb 2015 | 10:38 am
    The post Who Was Napoleon Bonaparte? Read Top 10 Unusual Facts appeared first on Top 10 Lists | Who Was Napoleon Bonaparte?   Napoleon Bonaparte is considered one of the greatest military commanders of all time. The highly celebrated yet controversial military strategist and political figure can be viewed on a scale of two extremes ranging from genius leader to delusional megalomaniac. Thousands of books have been written by historians attempting to explore […] The post Who Was Napoleon Bonaparte? Read Top 10 Unusual Facts appeared first on Top 10 Lists |
  • Top 10 Myths about Genetically Modified Organisms

    25 Feb 2015 | 3:01 am
    The post Top 10 Myths about Genetically Modified Organisms appeared first on Top 10 Lists | Top 10 Myths about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) What would you say if you knew that we could feed the world with no hassle, that we can easily, even in the poorest agricultural areas, grow enough to make sure that nobody starves.  We would, quite rightly hail that ability as a miracle of modern times, […] The post Top 10 Myths about Genetically Modified Organisms appeared first on Top 10 Lists |
  • Top 10 Things that ISIS Really Wants

    23 Feb 2015 | 3:54 am
    The post Top 10 Things that ISIS Really Wants appeared first on Top 10 Lists | Top 10 Things that ISIS Really Wants:  Here’s What They’re After ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham) also known as ISIL, and DAESH seemed to appear very suddenly, out of nowhere, in 2014.  By 29 June of that year it had proclaimed a new Worldwide Caliphate with its leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi […] The post Top 10 Things that ISIS Really Wants appeared first on Top 10 Lists |
  • Top 10 Reasons Sexual Orientation Is Not a Choice

    19 Feb 2015 | 4:02 am
    The post Top 10 Reasons Sexual Orientation Is Not a Choice appeared first on Top 10 Lists | Top 10 Reasons Sexual Orientation Is Biological and Determined in the Womb (Not a Choice)   In recent years, the issue concerning the origin of human sexual orientation has generated a lot of attention not only in the LGBT community, but as well as in political and scientific circles. As a result, many doctors, psychologists, […] The post Top 10 Reasons Sexual Orientation Is Not a Choice appeared first on Top 10 Lists |
  • 10 Misconceptions about Mother Teresa; She was no Saint

    18 Feb 2015 | 4:25 am
    The post 10 Misconceptions about Mother Teresa; She was no Saint appeared first on Top 10 Lists | Top 10 Reasons Mother Teresa Was No Saint: 10 Misconceptions about Mother Teresa Mother Teresa known and celebrated worldwide as the Albanian Nun who received a calling to work with the poor in the slums of Calcutta.  Even now, many years after her death, her name is synonymous with charity, with love and care of […] The post 10 Misconceptions about Mother Teresa; She was no Saint appeared first on Top 10 Lists |
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  • Reviews: Wyrmwood - Road of the Dead

    Christopher George
    1 Mar 2015 | 11:38 am
    Once again, Australia does it better."Call me Max again and I'll blow yourflippin' head off!!!!The Australian answer to the zombie craze comes in the form of an over the top horror/action/comedy called Wyrmwood. The film is an amalgamation of The Road Warrior, Dawn of the Dead, and The Evil Dead franchise all wrapped up into a gore saturated package that makes The Walking Dead look the boring and plotless show that its turned out to be. Wyrmwood sets out to give the zombie trend a mainlined dose of action infused originality. It does so by blending themes and tropes from other…
  • Cinematic Releases: Everly

    Christopher George
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:22 pm
    Salma Hayek chops, cuts, swings, blasts, and mutilates her way through Everly. "I told you to stop staringat my boobs."Salma brings forth one of her best and violently outrageous efforts in years. From the first few seconds of the film, she bloodies herself and everyone around her in an oversaturated action flick that never tries to be anything its not. Everly is straight up, bombastic, gore filled cinematic eye candy that's rooted in every exploitive action film of the last twenty years. Try not to think because Everly is big dumb, volatile female led fun that never lets up. No one…
  • Cinematic Releases: Maps To The Stars

    Christopher George
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:33 pm
    Maps to the Stars hits a limited theatrical run today."Okay kids. This is what an orgasm looks like."David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars is not for everyone, nor should it be.  Picking up where Cosmopolis left off, the 71 year old Canadian auteur’s 21stfeature joins David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive and Bernard Rose’s ivansxtc in its savage, cynical excoriation of Hollywood and its unsavory miscreants’ synchronized paths towards self-destruction.  Where Lynch used surrealism to satirize studio hypocrisies by equating moguls with mobsters and Rose transposed Leo Tolstoy’s…
  • Cinematic Releases: The Lazarus Effect

    Christopher George
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:36 pm
    Olivia Wilde goes full black eyed evil in The Lazarus Effect. "Hey you!!! Human!!!Let me out!! I gotta pee!"If not for the fearless Olivia Wilde, The Lazarus Effect would be just another in a long line of soulless domestic horror films that borrow too heavily from numerous, far greater genre films. Dipping into the endless well of almost every horror trope to hit the screen, The Lazarus Effect is just a mildly effective mid-winter weekend release that quickly becomes tainted by poor character development, poor choices, hackneyed plot points, and a cast that truly struggles to…
  • Article: Alien Possibilities

    Christopher George
    26 Feb 2015 | 1:18 pm
    Andrew discusses the various possibilities with Blomkamp's upcoming Alien film.With the recent news of a fifth official entry into the Alien franchise courtesy of District 9Elysium and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp helming the picture, the science-fiction fanbase went into a tizzy.  After the controversial Ridley Scott prequel (if you can call it such) Prometheus hit the scene, fans were left either indifferent or enraged by the proceedings.  Needless to say, ever since the troubled release of David Fincher’s disowned Alien 3 back in 1992, the series has been in steady decline…
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    Bizarre Culture

  • Banksy in Gaza: Watch a short documentary detailing the horrors of Gaza

    Bizarre Culture
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:11 am
    Banksy is known for his provocative political art. The artist has unveiled his latest politically charged creation in the often violent region of Gaza, posting a photograph of a weeping figure wearing a head scarf, children playing on a fairground ride and a white cat licking its paws. He also posted a video titled “Make this the year YOU discover a new destination,” where he is entering an “illegal tunnel” in Gaza, and then paints several new pieces among rubble and destroyed buildings. ‘Banksy in Gaza’ a two-minute video of a satirical travel advert for Gaza…
  • House of Cards: 10 questions hanging over from the last season

    Jordan Dean
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:17 am
    Politics is often known to be scandalous, however I never thought a drama related to politics could be so intense that it would leave me binging for hours on end as soon as the new season is finally released onto Netflix. The Netflix original series, House of Cards, is the only series in the last few years that has managed to grip me as much as Games of Throne and Breaking Bad. One of the main reasons for the shows success is the superb central performance from Kevin Spacey (two Oscars, one BAFTA, one Golden Globe) who winds back the years with his brutal depiction of Frank Underwood, a…
  • Travel to Venice on a shoestring budget

    Alex Durham
    24 Feb 2015 | 11:16 am
    There’s no denying Venice’s reputation as a beautiful, yet expensive city. If you know where to look and what to book, though, arming yourself with some key tips can afford you the chance to soak up the voluptuous Venetian culture at extremely competitive prices.    A bakery window display in Venice. Photo by Nate Gray via Flickr “Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go. – Truman Capote” Snack… a lot   Venice’s sensuous food scene is not all about restaurants, so if you’re willing to trade in your sit-down meal for a stand-up snack, this…
  • Top Electronic Music Festivals to Watch Out For in 2015

    Navz Sangwan
    14 Feb 2015 | 1:37 pm
    The UK is fortunate enough to be rich in summer music festivals. The number of dance festivals taking place in the UK has exploded over the last few years. Whether you are looking for a day of fun or a whole solid weekend of dancing to the beats of the best DJs in the world, We’ve got 12 festivals lined up for you to get yourself in a state over. 1. Bloc. When:  13th – 15th March 2015 Where: Butlins Resort, Minehead, Somerset Tickets: Early bird from £169 Main Attractions: Jon Hopkins, Jeff Mills, Autechre , Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Modeselektor, ESG, Carl Craig, Hudson…
  • An Interview with Intrepid Traveller Damien Dante of Nomad Letters

    Bizarre Culture
    5 Feb 2015 | 9:42 am
    Damien Dante, Polish, 30, is a founder of Nomad Letters, a published writer, an achieved filmmaker and an explorer with one goal: to create more happiness in the world around us. He’s been travelling for a long time. In the past year he’s been to Colombia, South Africa, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar.  Damien recently published a book about how to achieve happiness – ‘The Wake-Up Journey: How To Live a Mind-Blowing Life’ which is available on Amazon. BC: Please tell us about your travels. DD: I like the word “exploring” more than “traveling.”…
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    Slack Jaw Punks

  • Walking Dead Recap 5:11

    Tim Ellis
    1 Mar 2015 | 7:34 am
    “ Here comes the bride, all dressed in…….” Was it just me, or did Michonne seem more like Rick’s wife in this episode? Calling all the shots, and setting him straight! And how about the scenes of Rick driving, Michonne in the front passenger seat, Carl and the baby in the back, they might as well been driving to Sunday Church with as family-like as they all looked. OK… maybe I am getting ahead of myself here, but let’s be honest, there is “something” starting to brew between Rick and Michonne! Episode 11 was a good one, a fun one, to watch. As we watch the team on the…
  • March Publications from IDW

    28 Feb 2015 | 2:34 pm
    Duff here… IDW is turning out a few books in March I know I will be snatching up; Monster Motors: The Curse of Minivan Helsing #2 and 3rd issue of Galaxy Quest cheifly . Not to mentions issues of October Fraction and Zombies Vs. Robots. But the book that should be everyone’s pull list is The Fly: Outbreak #1. It’s a straight up sequel to the 80’s classic, can’t wait! Jem and the Holograms #1—GEM OF THE MONTH Kelly Thompson (w) • Ross Campbell (a) • Campbell, Amy Mebberson x 4 (c) SHOWTIME, SYNERGY! Meet JERRICA BENTON—a girl with a secret. She and her…
  • Comics R Kewel Ep. 10: We Love Our Toys (Feat. Cullen Bunn)

    Iron Squid
    26 Feb 2015 | 2:53 pm
    Todays episode of Comics R Kewel, we dive into the bizarre world of toy fair and take a look at some of the worst comic book movie adaptions ever! Also an exclusive interview with a weird guy named Cullen Bunn, who defends himself that he didn’t change Lobo and that Hellbreak is a great comic book! Check it out! The post Comics R Kewel Ep. 10: We Love Our Toys (Feat. Cullen Bunn) appeared first on Slack Jaw Punks.
  • Help Astron-6 Make Monsters For The Void!

    Bub Smith
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:32 am
    Canadian film making group Astron-6 has been responsible for some of the best genre films of the last couple of years. Father’s Day, Manborg, Bio-Cop and The Editor are all films that we here at SJP not only love, but use to compare to all other genre films (yeah we set the bar low…). If you are a fan of 80’s and 90’s movies or just general awesomeness do yourself a favor and check these guys out. They have a “do it yourself” approach to film making that is infectious and really know how to stretch a buck that gives their films a large budget feel…
  • Duff’s Brown Paper Sack–My Pull List!

    26 Feb 2015 | 10:48 am
    Duff here… There’s just so many great comics hitting the shelves each week, and only so many hours to read and review them. So the gears in my noggin started to turn…write one article each week and discuss what you’re picking up (downloading) each week!! Eureka! (Speaking of Eureka!, anyone a fan of that show? I dug it. Dragged a bit it spots, but continently fun for the most part. Right?) Anyways… Here’s what I’m filling my brown paper sack with this week: (PS: I’m going to try to stick to books that been graciouslly sent to us for review.
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  • The Oscars Awards 2015 Review: 87th Academy Awards

    Sanjib Saha
    23 Feb 2015 | 7:12 pm
    Yes Ladies and Gentlemen, presenting before you a complete review of the 87th Academy Awards, the Oscars 2015. The Oscars are deemed to be one of the most prestigious awards for celluloid. The masters of cinema art have toiled for this award year after year and it has been a moment of emotional high and glory as each winning contributor to the silver screen held the Oscar in their hands. The perks, highs and lows of the Oscar 2015, you have everything. So read on. The Host Well “Suit-Up” as Oscars 2015 was hosted by Neil Pattrick Harris. So you can expect the show to be no less…
  • Download Hansika Motwani HD Wallpapers

    Sanjib Saha
    21 Feb 2015 | 10:36 pm
    Beginning her career as a child actress on the small screen, Hansika Motwani is now a renowned face of Bollywood. The jolly actress has appeared in many daily soaps like Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Shaka Laka Boom Boom, Des Me Nikla Hoga Chand where she dumbstraick everyone with her fine talent of acting. This was followed by her apperance in many TV commercials. The actress reached the zenith of her fame in quite a young age and made fortunes. With her recent ventures into Bollywood, the actress has proved that she is more than just a pretty face. The actress has done about 5 Bollywood…
  • Download Tamannna Bhatia HD Wallpapers

    Sanjib Saha
    17 Feb 2015 | 6:39 pm
    Making her debut from a Telugu movie called Kedi, this natural beauty has finally made her way to Bollywood. Her first film to be released in Bollywood was ‘Chand sa Roshan Chehra’ in 2005. Since then the actress has never looked back. The ravishing actress attracted critical acclaim for her movies Kalloori and Happy Days. Being a part of many Block Busters this actress has established herself as a queen of South Indian Film Industry. Download Tamannna Bhatia HD Wallpapers and check out the beauty closely. The fresh faced actress will bring a smile on your face when you will see her on…
  • Download Kajal Aggarwal HD wallpapers

    Sanjib Saha
    10 Feb 2015 | 1:23 am
    Kajal Aggarwal is considered to be amongst the most beautiful women in India. Albeit she made her debut in Bollywood as a supporting actress in an Aishwarya Rai Bachan movie called Kyun, Ho Gaya Na, the actress still made a mark with her exceptional beauty and charm. She is one of the best looking Telugu actress of all time. 2009 was her year, when she made chart busters with her Telugu movie of Magadheera. Since then the actress has never looked back. In addition to a famous personality in the South Indian cinema, the actress is known to endorses many brands and thus appears quite often in…
  • Sunny Leone Wallpapers from Ek Paheli Leela Movie

    Sanjib Saha
    7 Feb 2015 | 9:18 pm
    Latest Images of Sunny Leone from her Upcoming Bollywood Movie Ek Paheli Leela. Also Check: Sunny Leone HD Wallpapers and Images Also check: Sunny Leone Beautiful Photoshoot Images Also Check: Sunny Leone Phone number and Contact Information The post Sunny Leone Wallpapers from Ek Paheli Leela Movie appeared first on The Youth Sabha.
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  • Finding Right WordPress Theme

    1 Mar 2015 | 6:04 am
    The post Finding Right WordPress Theme appeared first on WiseFreaks - 'Curiosity Delivered'. My Experience on Finding Right WordPress Theme WordPress users want the right themes for their website and search articles on it for a long time. User’s especially new ones try out few of them to choose the right one for them. Well, it’s good to read articles on finding right WordPress theme as there are large number of themes available. It gives a breakdown to small number of themes to choose. When I was looking for a theme for my website I was very unhappy with most of the…
  • How to Choose WordPress Plugins and Essential Plugins

    14 Jan 2015 | 7:44 am
    The post How to Choose WordPress Plugins and Essential Plugins appeared first on WiseFreaks - 'Curiosity Delivered'. The WordPress users always have the need of various plugins for different purposes. This is because neither WordPress nor themes that you have chosen provide you all the things that you need for a website/weblog. Thus, these limitations are fulfilled by plugins. Plugins are a great tool to provide all things you need to add to your website. Though, if people know coding they can get what they need by using codes or you can get a developer if you have money to pay or…
  • Down To Earth, The True Meaning

    Nishant Sahai
    30 Dec 2014 | 6:32 am
    The post Down To Earth, The True Meaning appeared first on WiseFreaks - 'Curiosity Delivered'. We have come across to this word down to earth, so many times in our life. But how many times we have followed this word? Have we ever looked back when we move forward? Most of the time we have never looked back, but why? Because we take too much pride in what we do that we forget from where we have started, i.e., zero. This phenomenon not limited to only what we do, but what we think, speak or conduct ourselves with others. The first question one should ask themselves is what we are doing…
  • Apps that will fascinate your mind

    Tinni Debnath
    27 Dec 2014 | 5:12 am
    The post Apps that will fascinate your mind appeared first on WiseFreaks - 'Curiosity Delivered'. We’ve heard about The Ice Age (not the movie), The Iron Age and all other Ages that were to follow. With the advent of technology, it is really no surprise that the 21st Century is called The Internet Age. With people owning more smartphones than, well, people, the social platforms causing rampant break-ups and make-ups, and the micro-blogging sites that are plastered with sexy derrieres of beautiful and not so beautiful men and women, is it any wonder that cell phones dominate us…
  • Dichotomy Between British And American English

    16 Dec 2014 | 7:01 am
    The post Dichotomy Between British And American English appeared first on WiseFreaks - 'Curiosity Delivered'. Perpetual conflicts have staked their claims in the rivalry between Great Britain and the U.S.A. There exists a barrage of differences in their midst, albeit it is a known fact that they do share common ancestors, and they are indeed, the progeny of common forefathers. The English language is one of the common traits amongst them, but the method of using it, the spellings, diction as well as pronunciation varies vastly. ‘Queen’s English’, as the British…
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    The Reel Word

  • Avenged REVIEW

    Lola Sterrett
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:18 am
    Michael S. Ojeda’s Avenged is a movie that has struck the perfect combination between classic exploitation films and modern horror, combining the sweeping shots of dusty isolated highways and murderous (vaguely incestuous) families of the 70’s with today’s modern technology and supposedly tolerant social views. Avenged tells the story of Zoe (Amanda Adrienne), a beautiful young deaf woman, who is travelling through the south-west of America when she stumbles upon a pack of rednecks, led by Trey (Rodney Rowland) and West (Tom Ardavany), murdering two Native American men. Breaking…
  • Hidden Gem: Van Diemen’s Land

    Matthew Rooke
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:05 pm
    Hunger is a strange silence… Back in 2009 a Tasmanian actor-turned-filmmaker made good on his promise to bring to the big screen one of Australia’s darkest tales of misadventure. A tale so grim, that even when the man at its centre retold it no one believed him. That man was Alexander Pearce, the yarn was his escape from Hells Gates, the filmmaker was Jonathan auf der Heide, and the movie was Van Diemen’s Land. Why is it so grim? Why is it a big deal? Van Diemen’s Land is a true story of cannibalism and an unglamourised glimpse into the nature of Australia’s early history as a…
  • Kristen Stewart Joins Michelle Williams & Laura Dern in Untitled Kelly Reichardt Project

    28 Feb 2015 | 8:54 pm
    Kristen Stewart is the latest name to join the upcoming indie drama currently known as the Untitled Kelly Reichardt Project. Deadline reports Stewart will join Michelle Williams and Laura Dern in the latest from Kelly Reichardt, who directed Williams in Wendy and Lucy and Meek’s Cutoff, and who most recently directed Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning in 2013’s Night Moves. The film, a series of vignettes focusing on people living in small-town Montana, will see Stewart play a young lawyer from Boise who accepts a teaching job hours away from her residence. She soon develops a…
  • Will Forte May Tackle MacGruber 2 After Last Man on Earth

    28 Feb 2015 | 7:19 pm
    MacGruber wasn’t a hit. Not by any means. The 2010 SNL-based comedy made around $9 million worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo, and it cost around $10 million to make. Still, it’s been gathering its small fan base over the years, and it could very well be on its way to having a bit of a cult status…maybe. Either way, MacGruber fans, listen up: MacGruber 2 could be on the way. “It seems like we have a realistic shot at getting [MacGruber 2] made,” actor Will Forte told the guys over at The Wrap. “We have a loose outline of the first couple of acts, which…
  • Bruce Lee’s Family Producing “Definitive Biopic”

    28 Feb 2015 | 6:42 pm
    An official Bruce Lee biopic is on the way, this one backed by the martial artist’s family and produced by his company Bruce Lee Entertainment. Lee’s daughter, Shannon Lee, announced the biopic would be made with the family’s full involvement and that the film would focus on more than her father’s physical prowess. “There have been projects out there involving my father, but they’ve lacked a complete understanding of his philosophies and artistry,” Shannon Lee said in a press release. “Many don’t know that Bruce Lee was also a prolific writer and…
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  • Nick Fury, Black Widow and Thor get Age of Ultron Posters

    Chris Nelson
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:14 am
    Marvel continues to utilize their Stars social-media's presence to keep their 8 days of Avengers: Age of Ultron promo going. This time it's the former Director of SHIELD himself, Nick Fury. Samuel L Jackson took to twitter today to post his very own poster. But he didn't stop there. Samuel L. Jackson then went on to reveal posters for both Thor and Black Widow (played by 2 actors with no Twitter accounts). I'd say there is a solid chance we'll get Captain America's poster tomorrow via Chris Evans
  • More Daredevil craziness, new Poster drops

    Chris Nelson
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:57 pm
    It's been a crazy day for both Daredevil and Avengers: Age of Ultron. After giving us an awesome motion poster, Marvel and Netflix let slip this new Dardevil poster. Coming to Netflix April 10th, this will be Marvel's first adventure into the world of Internet TV. Let's hope this is just the start of Marvel's big push of their newest property.
  • New details emerge about the upcoming Daredevil series.

    Chris Nelson
    26 Feb 2015 | 10:42 am
    In this months issue of Empire Magazine (in stores now), Dan Jolin was able to sit down with both the Cast and Crew to find out a bit more about our new Man Without Fear and how Daredevil might connect to the larger MCU as a whole. Overall it's a quality read and I won't transcribe it word for word as I think everyone should go pick up a copy, but I will touch on some of the newer revealed information that could give us some more hints at what to expect for the upcoming Netflix series. You can check all of the pictures out from the article here. The biggest piece of news to come out of the…
  • New Agents of SHIELD Artwork; First look at an Inhuman Rania

    Chris Nelson
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:33 am
    When Agents of SHIELD took their break in December, we were left with a lot of unanswered questions. With both Skye (now Daisy?) and Rania undergoing Terrigenesis, it was anyones guess what exactly would happen to both of them. As we've seen in the Promo Videos and Photos from the upcoming 12 episodes of Agents of SHIELD, Skye has not undergone any physical transformation but certainly has developed powers. On the other hand, Rania was not so lucky. We were shown some small peaks at her transformation in the final scene, but outside of a glance at her new scaly hands and a very, very dark…
  • New Hulk poster from Age of Ultron

    Chris Nelson
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:05 am
    Yesterday we got the first official Iron Man poster and the day before that we got the final Movie poster. Well today, as expected, we got yet another character poster from Avengers: Age of Ultron with Mark Ruffalos The Hulk. Not a whole lot to see here but we can definitely count on 7 more character posters leading up to the big surprise Robert Downey Jr teased on Tuesday.
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  • Did “Horrible Bosses” Really Need A Sequel?

    Alyssa Milani
    22 Feb 2015 | 6:00 am
    In 2011, we were introduced to Horrible Bosses, a film about three friends who are tired with their boring jobs and hard-ass bosses. They just want out, but can’t afford to just quit, they come up with a scheme to kill their bosses in hopes of finally having the life and job they always wanted. … Continue reading Did “Horrible Bosses” Really Need A Sequel? →
  • History Channel’s “Vikings”: Historical Fiction Done Right

    Michael Giustini
    21 Feb 2015 | 6:00 am
    Grab your battleaxe and start pillaging because History Channel’s Vikings is back for its third season! If you’ve been watching the show from the beginning then you must be as excited as I am of the prospects of the oncoming year. Showrunner Michael Hirst has promised a wider scope, more characters and bigger action set … Continue reading History Channel’s “Vikings”: Historical Fiction Done Right →
  • “Better Living Through Chemistry”

    Alyssa Milani
    20 Feb 2015 | 7:59 am
    Sam Rockwell stars as Doug Varney, the town’s local pharmacist who just took over his father-in-law’s business. Doug is tired of being everyone’s doormat, having people walk over him day after day as he just cruises through life waiting for the bitter end. When his employee Noah, (played by Ben Shwartz, House Of Lies), yet … Continue reading “Better Living Through Chemistry” →
  • “Gone Girl” Done Right

    Alyssa Milani
    20 Feb 2015 | 7:52 am
      Based on the novel of the same title by Gilliam Flynn as well as the screenplay written by Flynn, Amy and Nick Dunne supposedly have this beautiful marriage, a happy life, a beautiful home, yet one morning Nick, (played by Ben Affleck, Argo, The Town), comes home to find the house in disarray and his … Continue reading “Gone Girl” Done Right →
  • The Boogeyman: “John Wick”

    Alyssa Milani
    18 Feb 2015 | 7:16 am
     After five years of being a retired hitman, John Wick’s, (played by Keanu Reeves, Matrix Trilogy), wife passes away and he is left with nothing but his ’69 Mustang to take care of. One day a delivery arrives of a puppy sent to him as ordered by his wife before her passing so that John … Continue reading The Boogeyman: “John Wick” →
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    She Blogged By Night

  • VANish (2015)

    26 Feb 2015 | 10:42 am
    VANish ★★★★✫ Director: Bryan Bockbrader Dark Sky Films (Official Site) 79 Minutes Available February 24 on VOD, iTunes, DVD and Blu-ray Bryan Bockbrader’s directorial debut VANish (2015) is a tight little action-horror film with plenty of twists, turns and splatter to entertain even the most jaded of indie movie fans. This ultra low-budget flick was shot in just 13 days and runs at a confident, snappy pace. Stalwart indie legends Tony Todd and Danny Trejo have small but pivotal roles, and they’re both terrific here, of course, because they’re Tony Todd and Danny…
  • Tura Satana at the Spiderpool

    26 Feb 2015 | 4:29 am
    NSFW: Vintage cheesecake photos! This post originally appeared at technoknob on July 15, 2010. Edited, moved to She Blogged By Night and new photos added February 26, 2015.   From Red Lemonade’s post on the Spiderpool.   The history of the Spiderpool is the quintessential Hollywood story, a particularly American brand of fairy tale that begins with excess and eccentricity, wild parties and beautiful women. Like so many American dreams, it was over almost as soon as it began, and what was once celebrated became nothing more than crumbling remnants of exploitation,…
  • The Wild Affair (1963)

    24 Feb 2015 | 11:00 am
    The Wild Affair (1963) is a charming, light and sophisticated British sex comedy, sadly forgotten despite being incredibly influential in its day. A vehicle for early-60s cinematic It Girl Nancy Kwan, The Wild Affair concerns a young working girl, her hapless fiance, assorted colleagues and the ever-present worry that one has not lived enough before jumping into that metaphorical death known as marriage. Though a rather calm and collected film once it gets going, The Wild Affair opens with some truly bonkers credits that feature a series of still photos of Kwan, staid and serene on one side…
  • An Important Content Announcement for SBBN Readers

    24 Feb 2015 | 3:14 am
    Rita Hayworth in Cover Girl, courtesy Dr. Macro.   Long-time SBBN readers know that this blog began back on the Blogger (Google) platform many years ago, and along with She Blogged By Night came its slightly naughty sister blog, Technoknob. SBBN is now on my own website with a WordPress install but Technoknob, a blog with a teeny tiny bit of infamy, remains on Blogger. Blogger has recently announced that they no longer allow nudity, except for what they personally deem has enough “substantial public benefit” to be “allowable.” Every Blogger user behind an…
  • White Comanche (1968)

    19 Feb 2015 | 9:29 am
      Johnny Moon (William Shatner) is a loner and wanderer in the unsettled American West, on a mission to find his long-estranged twin brother Notah (also Shatner) and settle a score. Both men are of mixed race, half European white and half Native American, and while Johnny identifies as a white man, the murderous Notah has hitched his wagon to the Comanche tribe, where he leads a small but vicious group of warriors. Johnny is tired of being accused of his brother’s crimes, and tells Notah to meet him in a few days in nearby Rio Hondo, where they will duel, because the only solution…
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    Shameless Pile of Stuff

  • Movie Review: Dungeons & Dragons

    28 Feb 2015 | 11:50 am
    Dungeons & Dragons Starring: Jeremy Irons, Bruce Payne, Justin Whalin, Marlon Wayans, Robert Miano, Tomas Havrlik, Thora Birch, Edward Jewesbury, Zoe McLellan, Lee Arenberg, Kristen Wilson, Martin Astles, Matthew O'Toole, David O'Kelly, Richard O'Brien, Kia Jam, Nicolas Rochette, David Mandis, Robert Henny, Stanislav Ondricek, Roman Hemala, Tom Baker, Andrew Blau, Marta Urbanová, Jirí MachácekDirector: Courtney Solomon New Line Cinema, Behaviour Worldwide, MDP Worldwide, Silver Pictures, Station X Studios, Stillking Films, Sweetpea Entertainment, USA, Czech Republic, 2000.First I…
  • Movie Review: Dragonlance - Dragons of Autumn Twilight

    25 Feb 2015 | 5:51 am
    Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight Voice cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Lucy Lawless, Michael Rosenbaum, Fred Tatasciore, Michelle Trachtenberg, Rino Romano, Jason Marsden, Neil Ross, Marc Worden, Phil LaMarr, Dee Bradley Baker, Juliette Cohen, Nika Futterman, Caroline Gelabert, Ben McCain, Jentle Phoenix, Susan Silo, David Sobolov, Mari WeissDirector: Will Meugniot Paramount Home Entertainment, Commotion Pictures, Toonz Animation India, Witox, USA, India, Germany, 2008.The story is based on the novel by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman.The land of Krynn is in trouble because the Gods…
  • Movie Review: Cockneys vs Zombies

    24 Feb 2015 | 12:11 am
    Cockneys vs Zombies Starring: Rasmus Hardiker, Harry Treadaway, Michelle Ryan, Jack Doolan, Georgia King, Ashley Thomas, Tony Gardner, Alan Ford, Honor Blackman, Tony Selby , Georgina Hale, Dudley Sutton, Richard Briers, Natalie Walter, Phil Cornwell, Josh Cole, Gary Beadle, Finlay Robertson, Elizabeth Webster, Joan Hodges, Michael Maris, David Ajao, Elena Argiros, Jonathan Stephenson, Dexter Fletcher, Dannielle Brent, George Brooks, Hayden Brandrith Director: Matthias Hoene Kintop, Limelight, Molinare, Tea Shop & Film Company, United Kingdom, 2012. Two construction workers find an old…
  • Movie Review: Phantoms

    23 Feb 2015 | 4:10 am
    Phantoms Starring: Peter O'Toole, Rose McGowan, Joanna Going, Liev Schreiber, Ben Affleck, Nicky Katt, Clifton Powell, Rick Otto, Valerie Chow, Adam Nelson, John Hammil, John Scott Clough, Michael DeLorenzo, William Hahn, Robert Himber, Bo Hopkins, Robert Kneppe, Paul Schmidt, Dean Hallo, Clive Rosengren, Edmund Wyson, Lucas Elliot Eberl, Rich Beall, Judith Drake, Yvette Nipar, Larry Odien Director: Joe Chappelle Miramax, Dimension Films, Fuji Creative, NEO Motion Pictures, Raven House, USA, Japan, 1998. Based on book Phantoms by Dean Koontz. Dr. Jennifer Pailey, M.D. (Joanna…
  • Movie Review: Romance With a Double Bass & Roman s Kontrabasom

    22 Feb 2015 | 9:56 am
    Romance With a Double Bass Starring: John Cleese, Connie Booth, Graham Crowden, Desmond Jones, Freddie Jones, Jonathan Lynn, Andrew Sachs, Dennis Ramsden, John Moffatt, Terry Nelson, Kathie O'Donoghue, June Whitfield, Vivian MacKerrellDirector: Robert YoungAnton Films, UK, 1974. Based on the short story by Anton Chekhov. In a lavish mansion a party is being prepared. Princess Costanza (Connie Booth) is reluctantly engaged to Count Alexei (Graham Crowden). Smychkov (John Cleese) is hired to play double bass at the betrothal ball. After having trouble entering the mansion because of strict…
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  • Coming to Bookshelves: ‘We Don’t Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy’

    PostMovie Team
    3 Feb 2015 | 12:31 pm
    In June, 2015, Plume Books will release We Don’t Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy by Caseen Gaines. The book covers the genesis of each film, including never-before-seen photographs and production art, and new interviews with director Robert Zemeckis, producer Bob Gale, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Huey Lewis, and dozens of others involved with the making of the trilogy. “Caseen Gaines has written a very compelling and enjoyable history of our trilogy,” said Bob Gale. “For me, reading it was like going back in time. And – Great Scott!
  • ‘Goodfellas’ 4k Scan Coming to Blu-ray

    PostMovie Team
    26 Jan 2015 | 1:31 pm
    Warner Bros. Home Video will release a new 4k scan of Goodfellas on Blu-ray on May 5, 2015. The HD mastered scan, supervised by Martin Scorsese, is from the original camera negative. The disc will include the prior Blu-ray release’s special features, in addition to a new documentary featuring interviews with Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Ray Liotta, Harvey Keitel and Martin Scorsese.
  • New Photos from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    PostMovie Team
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:25 pm
    Josh Wilding over at has a bunch of new photos from Avengers: Age of Ultron. The photos are from the latest issue of Empire magazine. Below are a few of them. Click HERE to check out the others at
  • ‘Divergent Series: Insurgent’ Animated Character Portrait and Posters

    PostMovie Team
    23 Jan 2015 | 1:10 pm
    Summit Entertainment has released an animated poster and new character posters for The Divergent Series: Insurgent. The film opens nationwide on March 20th. Synopsis: The Divergent Series: Insurgent raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the ruins of a futuristic Chicago. Tris (Woodley) and Four (James) are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine (Winslet), the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris’s family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them.
  • Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner and Tye Sheridan Join ‘X-Men Apocalypse’

    PostMovie Team
    22 Jan 2015 | 7:25 pm
    Some big news on the X-Men: Apocalypse front. Director Bryan Singer added three new cast members to his upcoming film. Via his Twitter account, Mr. Singer offered… Meet our new and brilliant young mutants: @Alexshipppp as #Storm @SophieT as #JeanGrey and @TyeSheridan as #Cyclops. #XmenApocalypse — Bryan Singer (@BryanSinger) January 23, 2015 Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner and Tye Sheridan join returning cast members Michael Fassbender (Magneto), James McAvoy (Professor X), Nicolas Hoult (Beast) and Jennifer Lawrence (Mystique). The production has yet to confirm Hugh Jackman’s…
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  • The Lazarus Effect

    Matt Taylor
    28 Feb 2015 | 11:26 am
    The post The Lazarus Effect appeared first on The Film Box. It’s a long established trope within the world of horror for a wide eyed, eager scientist to be brought down by that pesky thing we call hubris. It’s a tried and true element of horror going back to the early days of the genre. Man dabbles in some sort of hokey pokey science common sense … Continue reading » The post The Lazarus Effect appeared first on The Film Box.
  • Ultimate Facts – Psycho

    27 Feb 2015 | 12:30 pm
    The post Ultimate Facts – Psycho appeared first on The Film Box. 50 Facts About Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho - Psycho was released on June 16, 1960 by Paramount Pictures. - Runtime: 109 minutes. - The film had a budget of $806,947 and made 50 million at the box office. Or $394,264,075 million if adjusted for inflation today. - It is the highest grossing film of Hitchcock’s career. - … Continue reading » The post Ultimate Facts – Psycho appeared first on The Film Box.
  • Not Dead Yet: Ten Best Modern Westerns

    23 Feb 2015 | 11:01 pm
    The post Not Dead Yet: Ten Best Modern Westerns appeared first on The Film Box. “You’d be William Munny out of Missouri. Killer of women and children.” “That’s right. I’ve killed women and children. I’ve killed just about everything that walks or crawled at one time or another. Oh, and I killed the Western.” When William Munny rode out of Big Whisky he left more than the corpses of Little … Continue reading » The post Not Dead Yet: Ten Best Modern Westerns appeared first on The Film Box.
  • Oscars 2015: Like Most Movies, They Started Off Strong, But Couldn’t Pull Through

    23 Feb 2015 | 9:48 am
    The post Oscars 2015: Like Most Movies, They Started Off Strong, But Couldn’t Pull Through appeared first on The Film Box. Like Most Movies, They Started Off Strong, But Couldn’t Pull Through Opening Credits: It is yet another year and after all the usual hype, the Academy Awards have come and gone. Everyone has had their Oscar night parties, and predictions either fulfilled or vanquished. It is definitely arguable as to which were the best films and … Continue reading » The post Oscars 2015: Like Most Movies, They Started Off Strong, But Couldn’t Pull Through…
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  • You're Next - Surprise Crossbows & Home Alone Traps

    butt stuff inc
    11 Feb 2015 | 11:37 pm
    You're NextDirected by: Adam WingardWritten by: Simon Barrett Starring: Sharni Vinson, A.J. Bowen, Joe Swanberg Release Date: August 23, 2013 Run Time: 94 minutesThe Davison family are having a reunion in their secluded vacation home in the woods to celebrate mom and dad’s 35th wedding anniversary. Mommy and Daddy Davison, their four children and their spouses all gather at the house and tensions immediately boil over. The fighting is cut short when a tumultuous dinner is interrupted by an assault from relentless animal-masked murderers. Overpowered and out of…
  • Dead Snow 2: Red vs Dead - “It’s Satan’s Arm. It’s A Long Story."

    butt stuff inc
    12 Jan 2015 | 11:24 am
    Dead Snow 2: Red vs Dead (Død Snø 2) Directed by: Tommy WirkolaStarring: A bunch of Norwegians and Martin StarrRelease Date: February 12, 2014Run Time: 100 minutes Dead Snow 2 begins with a Friday the 13th-esque recap of the original movie and then picks up immediately where the last one ended, except now everyone magically speaks English. Martin escapes the clutches of the Nazi Zombie Colonel Herzog but gets into a violent car wreck. The doctors who resuscitate him surgically re-attach the arm found in the wreck with him - the arm of Colonel Herzog. Herzog is using…
  • Dead Snow - Are They Nazi Zombies or Zombie Nazis?

    butt stuff inc
    24 Dec 2014 | 12:19 am
     Dead Snow (Død snø)Directed by: Tommy WirkolaStarring: A bunch of NorwegiansRelease Date: January 9, 2009 Run Time: 91 minutesEight Norwegian med-students take their Easter Break in a cabin in the woods mountains of Finnmark, a place that I absolutely thought was made up because I am an uncultured idiot. There's some drinking, some dudebroing out, some risqué games, two people having sex in an outhouse. You know, vacation, just like Chevy Chase would have wanted it. One night a grizzled old man knocks on their door and calmly explains that a Nazi regimen…
  • The Taking of Deborah Logan - Look Kids, It's A Netflix Horror Movie That Isn't Hot Garbage

    butt stuff inc
    2 Dec 2014 | 12:03 am
      Deborah Logan is an elderly woman in the early stages of Alzheimer’s. The disease is aggressively taking over and her daughter, now her live in caretaker, is in danger of losing their house. They agree to let a film crew document her struggle with dementia. Shit gets bonkers. My first impression when starting this movie up was oh boy; possession, found footage, and direct to video. The fucking triumvirate of getting 45 minutes into a movie, realizing it's god awful, but being too far in to turn it off. Twenty minutes in I was impressed that not once had they used…
  • John Wick - Dog Bites Man. Man Bites Dog. Man Shoots Russians in Face.

    butt stuff inc
    30 Nov 2014 | 4:35 pm
    Keanu Reeves plays John Wick, an ex-hitman who fell in love with beautiful Bridget Moynahan, who is on screen for all of 3 minutes before dying of a terminal disease. To ensure John doesn't grieve alone, she arranges for a dog to be delivered to him after her death. Alfie Allen, the guy from Game of Thrones who diddles his sister on horseback, breaks into John's house and beats him up and steals his sweet ass muscle car. And just for good measure, he kill his puppy. It’s essentially every country song ever: John loses his wife, his dog, and his truck, but at least he still has his gee-tar…
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  • Kill me Three times Hollywood trailer

    ashok ashok
    1 Mar 2015 | 6:49 am
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  • Abhinandana Short film review -3.25/5

    ashok ashok
    1 Mar 2015 | 6:42 am
    By ashok ashokWhats it about? This is a story about a guy Abhi and a girl Nandana love  story.Watch the movie to find out how the story goes Before the Camera Main actor emoted well in all scenes.Girl did ok.All other supporting cast did their jobs well.Locations are good.Story is a bit average. Behind the Camera Cinematography is ...This is a post from Read the original post: Abhinandana Short film review -3.25/5
  • Pawan kalyan – Ramcharan film?

    Shrinu Nakka
    1 Mar 2015 | 4:06 am
    By Shrinu NakkaAccording to the latest buzz in tinsel town, Pawan kalyan will produce a movie under pawan kalyan creative works banner.Ram charan is gonna play the lead role . Whenever the news break out, mega fans go amok. Who is gonna direct Ram charan, Is a million dollar question. The banner will also encourage the new ...This is a post from Read the original post: Pawan kalyan – Ramcharan film?
  • Bosco Caesar

    Shrinu Nakka
    1 Mar 2015 | 3:43 am
    By Shrinu NakkaBollywood choreographer Bosco Caesar is doing choreography for Super star Mahesh babu in Sreemanthudu which is being directed by Koratal shiva. The makers are planned to import Caesar to add more buzz about superstar moves in this film. In 1Nenokkadine, Mahesh babu surprised with his moves. Will he repeat that again or not. To see ...This is a post from Read the original post: Bosco Caesar
  • Naga chaitanya tamil film?

    Shrinu Nakka
    1 Mar 2015 | 3:34 am
    By Shrinu NakkaAkkineni Naga Chaitanya is going to try his hand at tamil cinema  this time. The young actor is impressed with the line told by Karthikeya director Chandoo Mondetti. Naga Chaitanya asked the director to complete the script work and all. This upcoming is said to be as bilingual ( Telugu and Tamil)  thriller. Currently, Naga ...This is a post from Read the original post: Naga chaitanya tamil film?
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  • “Brick” – Nathan’s Movie Challenge, Week 8

    Nathan Chase
    28 Feb 2015 | 4:21 pm
    “I’ve got knives in my eyes, I’m going home sick.” The first film comparison that came to mind while watching Brick was that of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet. It has the same type of unusual, anachronistic dialog paired with teens. I understand what director Rian Johnson is aiming for with the film – the hardboiled noir style – juxtaposed against the landscape of a California high school. Still, I can never get past the stilted delivery of the lines. It’s as if all the actors are putting on a stage play for every scene, and reading their lines…
  • Weekend Box Office: “Focus” to Steal the Show

    Nigel Druitt
    28 Feb 2015 | 1:47 pm
    The new heist flick, Focus, from Crazy, Stupid, Love. directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, lifted $6.47 million from moviegoers pockets on Friday, putting it on track for a $20 million opening weekend. This is right on par with Crazy, Stupid, Love.‘s debut, and with thrillers like Limitless releasing around the same time in recent years. It’s a little below expectations for the star power of Will Smith, but nonetheless returns the star to the top of the box office following the disastrous After Earth in 2013. The other major release this weekend, The Lazarus Effect,…
  • Reel Rumbles: “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock” vs. “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home”

    Nigel Druitt
    28 Feb 2015 | 5:35 am
    On February 27, science fiction lost one of its greatest legends, as Leonard Nimoy – Mr. Spock himself – passed away quietly at his home after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. While Mr. Nimoy was, of course, more than “just” Spock, the venerable Star Trek franchise will forever be the indelible juggernaut of his legacy. In tribute, I would like to take a look at the two feature films that Leonard Nimoy directed for the franchise, with Star Trek III: The Search for Spock vs. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. (Be warned: There are spoilers here for anyone…
  • “The Jerk” – Nathan’s Movie Challenge, Week 8

    Nathan Chase
    27 Feb 2015 | 5:07 pm
    “Wait a minute, what’s happening to my special purpose?” Sigh. I don’t know if this movie can work watching it alone. I didn’t laugh or even smile much at all. Mostly, I was bored. It felt like a very flat version of a Farrelly Brothers comedy. Kingpin is a much better version of this type of “simpleton goes into the world” story. Bowfinger is a much better Steve Martin comedy. Maybe I’m just not into this film’s brand of humor, or Carl Reiner, but I didn’t get much out of The Jerk. The Jerk was at the time of this review at…
  • “Focus” Review: We All Got Robbed

    Brian Salisbury
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:53 pm
    Nicky (Will Smith) is one of the world’s foremost con artists. His skills are legendary and there isn’t anything about the business he doesn’t know, or so he thought. One night, he crosses paths with an amateur grifter named Jess (Margot Robbie). Jess desperately wants to learn the art of the steal, but Nicky is reluctant to train her. Finally relenting, a trip to New Orleans during the Super Bowl not only leads the pair to a massive score, but also kick-starts a chain of events that will place them at dangerous odds with one another. There are two types of movies centering…
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  • Movie News Roundup – Aquaman, Avengers, Dragon Tattoo

    24 Feb 2015 | 2:38 pm
    First Look Jason Momoa as Aquaman in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Source: Latino-Review Zack Snyder revealed on the internet today a first look at Jason Momoa as Aquaman in the upcoming film “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” which hits theaters on March 25, 2016. There is only one true King. #unitetheseven – ZackSnyder (@ZackSnyder) February 20, 2015     ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Responds to Superhero Movie Criticism Source: ScreenRant Superhero films have become a force to be…
  • Movie News Roundup – Oscars, Alien, History of Trailers, House of Cards

    19 Feb 2015 | 2:00 pm
      Movie-List’s 3rd Annual Predict the Oscars contest! It’s live! And as of now, you have just over 2 days to put in your picks. Head on over to the Predict the Oscars page and take your shot!     Neill Blomkamp Confirms ‘Alien’ Sequel Project As His Next Movie Source: FirstShowing After teasing fans with some concept art this January for an unrealized Alien sequel, sci-fi director Neill Blomkamp addressed the existence and status of the project in an interview earlier this month and was very hopeful that the project would get made, even though he…
  • Movie News Roundup – Spider-Man, Fifty Shades, Constantine, Batman

    11 Feb 2015 | 10:42 pm
    New info on Marvel/Sony Spidey deal; Civil War, spinoffs & more Source: JoBlo Update: THR has some additional details on Marvel’s Spider-Man deal with Sony worth checking out. THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN producers Matt Tolmach and Avi Arad have apparently “been downgraded to executive producers, with no real say in the creative direction of the franchise.” Sources have also told the site that director Marc Webb won’t be back for the next Spider-Man movie, which won’t be an origin story, according to WSJ’s Ben Fritz. But the biggest thing from THR’s…
  • Spider-Man joins Marvel Cinematic Universe!

    10 Feb 2015 | 7:43 am
      Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marvel Studios announced today that Sony is bringing Marvel into the amazing world of Spider-Man. Under the deal, the new Spider-Man will first appear in a Marvel film from Marvel’s Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sony Pictures will thereafter release the next installment of its $4 billion Spider-Man franchise, on July 28, 2017, in a film that will be co-produced by Kevin Feige and his expert team at Marvel and Amy Pascal, who oversaw the franchise launch for the studio 13 years ago. Together, they will collaborate on a new creative direction for the web…
  • Movie News Roundup – SHIELD, Deadpool, Zelda, Birdman

    8 Feb 2015 | 10:01 pm
    ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Midseason Return Trailer: Skye & Raina Become Inhuman Source: ScreenRant When we last left Coulson and his team before the midseason break, Skye was finally revealed to be the Marvel Comics character Daisy Johnson a.k.a. Quake. And yet, perhaps even more importantly, this major development introduced the Inhumans storyline to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And a brand new trailer from IGN doesn’t waste any time asking the central question from the midseason premiere: “What have they become?”     Ryan Reynolds Talks…
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  • Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

    27 Feb 2015 | 5:43 am
    Young Melanie: Why would you want to marry me for, anyhow? Young Jake: So I can kiss you anytime I want. [they kiss, and lightening strikes]   Other “Sweet Home Alabama (2002)” Movie quotes Wade: [breaking up Melanie and Jake's kiss in the rain] What the hell are you two tryin’ to do… get yourselves killed? Melanie Carmichael: What seems to be the trouble, officer? Wade: I’m here to bring you in, young lady! Jake: What did she do this time? Wade: Well, the way I hear it… seems she run out on a perfectly good cake! Melanie Carmichael: You’re the…
  • Best Movie Quotes in history

    20 Feb 2015 | 4:13 am
    Below is a list of the best movie quotes in history: “Bond, James Bond” From numerous James Bond movies. “Look, Daddy. Teacher says every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings” Carolyn Grimes as Zu Zu Bailey in It’s a Wonderful Life. “I’ll be back!” Arnold Schwarzenegger as the terminator - The Terminator “My mother always said, life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get” Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump - Forrest Gump. “Lawzy, we got to have a doctor. I don’t know nothin’…
  • Soul Surfer (2011)

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    17 Feb 2015 | 10:30 am
      Amélie: I like noticing details that no one else sees.
  • A Beautiful Mind (2001)

    16 Feb 2015 | 8:47 am
    Dr. Rosen: Imagine if you suddenly learned that the people, the places, the moments most important to you were not gone, not dead, but worse, had never been. What kind of hell would that be?   Movie quotes from A Beautiful Mind (2001):   Nash: Classes will dull your mind, destroy the potential for authentic creativity. Alicia: How big is the universe? Nash: Infinite. Alicia: How do you know? Nash: I know because all the data indicates it’s infinite. Alicia: But it hasn’t been proven yet. Nash: No. Alicia: You haven’t seen it. Nash: No. Alicia: How do you know for…
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  • Mr. Turner

    1 Mar 2015 | 9:55 am
    Mr. Turner – Watch Movies Online for Free An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner’s life. The post Mr. Turner appeared first on Watch Movies Online for Free Without Download.
  • Black Sea

    1 Mar 2015 | 9:48 am
    Black Sea – Watch Movies Online for Free In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a sub that’s rumored to be loaded with gold. The post Black Sea appeared first on Watch Movies Online for Free Without Download.
  • The Lovers

    26 Feb 2015 | 9:03 pm
    The Lovers – Watch Movies Online for Free Without Download Singularity is an upcoming epic romance time travel adventure film. Helmed by Roland Joffé from a story by Ajey Jhankar, the film is a sweeping tale of an impossible love set against the backdrop of the first Anglo-Maratha war across two time periods and continents […] The post The Lovers appeared first on Watch Movies Online for Free Without Download.
  • Leading Lady

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:39 pm
    Leading Lady – Watch Movies Online for Free An idealistic British drama school teacher, Jodi Rutherford, persuades a cynical South African farmer to prepare her for a role in a major film as an Afrikaans war heroine. In return Jodi … The post Leading Lady appeared first on Watch Movies Online for Free Without Download.
  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    16 Feb 2015 | 10:52 am
    Fifty Shades of Grey – Watch Movies Online for Free Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey. The post Fifty Shades of Grey appeared first on Watch Movies Online for Free Without Download.
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  • 10 Erin Brockovich Movie Facts You Have to Read

    The List Love
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:38 am
    Can you believe it has been nearly 15 years since Erin Brockovich first hit the big screen? If you haven’t seen this movie, run on over to Netflix right now! If you have seen it, check out the following 10 Erin Brockovich movie facts you have to read. 1. The Real Erin Brockovich The real Erin Brockovich makes a cameo in the movie. She is the waitress named Julia. 2. Cleavage While Erin Brockovich has stated the movie is 98% accurate, she denies that she consciously influenced individuals using her cleavage – but has stated that it may have had an influence. 3. Salary Soar Julia…
  • 10 American Sniper Facts to Read Before the Oscars

    The List Love
    5 Feb 2015 | 6:05 am
    American Sniper is one of the most talked about movies of the year, and could easily take home the Academy Award for Best Picture and Best Actor on 22nd February, 2015. The List Love loves the award season, so much so that we’re offering 10 American Sniper facts to read before the Oscars 2015. Warning: the following facts contain American Sniper spoilers. 1. Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood is one of the best directors in the movie industry at the moment, and the real Chris Kyle agreed, as he once stated that the director was the only film-maker allowed to make a movie on his life. Chris…
  • 10 Brokeback Mountain Facts You Will Love

    The List Love
    19 Jan 2015 | 4:11 am
    Brokeback Mountain (2005) was based on the Pulitzer Prize winning short story of the same name by Annie Proulx, and was later adapted for film by director Ang Lee. The movie lit up the world of cinema upon its release, telling the story of two Wyoming cowboys who somehow fall in love. It’s been ten years since the critically-acclaimed film first hit our screens; in celebration, here are 10 Brokeback Mountain facts you will love. 1. Pursed Lips You probably thought Heath Ledger’s pursed lips were an acting choice, right? Well, they weren’t. Last year, Anne Hathaway revealed…
  • 10 A Walk to Remember Facts to Make You Watch the Movie

    The List Love
    16 Jan 2015 | 4:10 am
    A Walk to Remember (2002) is one of the most popular romantic movies of the noughties, with the love story of Landon and Jamie capturing teenage girl’s hearts all over the globe. As Valentine’s Day is on its way, The List Love is taking a look back at the film with 10 A Walk to Remember facts to make you watch the movie. 1. Landon’s Car Shane West loved his character’s car, a  so much that he bought it for just $5,000 once the movie wrapped. 2. Filming A Walk to Remember was filmed in just 39 days – and they managed to finish the movie despite the fact Mandy…
  • 10 Amazing Academy Awards Facts

    The List Love
    15 Jan 2015 | 6:02 am
    The Oscar nominees have been announced and the 87th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on 22nd February 2015 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. In celebration of the celebrated movie awards show, The List Love is offering 10 amazing Academy Awards Facts. 1. The Most Nominations It’s hardly surprising that Meryl Streep has had the most nominations at 19, and has won 3. She won Best Actress for Kramer Vs. Kramer in 1980. Three years later she won the Best Actress Award for Sophie’s Choice in 1983, and her last win was for Best Actress in the 2010 movie The Iron…
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  • Ejecta Review

    Matt Donato
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:16 pm
    Calling back to the minimalist sci-fi stories of yesteryear, Ejecta blends found footage camerawork with an Area 51-esque experiment that wants to prove the existence of alien lifeforms. Penned by genre favorite Tony Burgess (Pontypool/Septic Man), it’s a story about paranoia that hits on a possession arc we typically see connected to exorcisms and demonic overtakings – but it’s not one that dares to push the envelope. What’s been said about extraterrestrial invasions is restated by Ejecta in a lot of the same ways, which only reminds us of past films that have…
  • Box Office Report: Focus Steals #1 Spot With Soft Opening

    Jordan Adler
    1 Mar 2015 | 10:28 am
    Will Smith and Margot Robbie’s romantic caper film Focus easily topped the North American box office this weekend, although with a milder debut than expected. The heist flick opened with an estimated $19.1 million, which is solid for a film about con artists, but pretty tepid for Will Smith’s standards. In the last 10 years, only one film with the Fresh Prince headlining has opened worse: 2008’s Seven Pounds ($14.9 million). Despite an appealing marketing campaign, a lack of competition, IMAX theaters and the presence of co-star Margot Robbie, Focus couldn’t even top…
  • The Tea & Crumpet Filmcast: Shaun The Sheep Movie, Jupiter Ascending And Talkin’ Sundance (Episode 16)

    Dominic Mill
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:46 pm
    Having finally clawed his way back from Park City, Utah, Dom joins a semi-depleted gang to run through the major releases hitting Britain for the first half of February. Joined by the apparently omnipresent David James, Dom and Liam discuss biopic exhaustion, why Eddie Redmayne should’ve really won the Oscar for Jupiter Ascending, and whether there was anything on at Sundance this year that was actually worth watching (spoilers: there was). Kicking off with a review of the Shaun the Sheep Movie (and the shocking revelation that a certain member of the Filmcast doesn’t…
  • Jason Momoa Talks Aquaman And Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

    Gem Seddon
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:28 pm
    In recent weeks, a lot of breaking movie and TV news has struck later in the day than usual. Of course, there’s no set pattern for Hollywood’s behavior, but casting and greenlight exclusives are definitely on the rise during twilight hours. This swift change hasn’t bypassed the actors who work within the industry, either, as Aquaman star Jason Momoa was just as taken aback as the rest of us when his Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice director Zack Snyder posted the first image of Momoa as the underwater king. “That was a shocker for sure,” he told…
  • Robin Hood: Origins Movie In The Works

    Gem Seddon
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:39 pm
    A brand new Robin Hood movie is cooking up over at Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company, as Deadline reports that Appian Way has snagged Robin Hood: Origins. The script comes from Joby Harold, who recently penned upcoming Guy Ritchie reboot King Arthur: Knights Of The Roundtable. According to the outlet, this latest in a long line of Hood movies will present “a gritty version of the rogue do-gooder.” Gritty or not, Origins faces its fair share of competitors. There are currently two other projects in development concerning the wealth redistribution agent, and with…
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  • Ejecta Review

    Matt Donato
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:16 pm
    Calling back to the minimalist sci-fi stories of yesteryear, Ejecta blends found footage camerawork with an Area 51-esque experiment that wants to prove the existence of alien lifeforms. Penned by genre favorite Tony Burgess (Pontypool/Septic Man), it’s a story about paranoia that hits on a possession arc we typically see connected to exorcisms and demonic overtakings – but it’s not one that dares to push the envelope. What’s been said about extraterrestrial invasions is restated by Ejecta in a lot of the same ways, which only reminds us of past films that have…
  • Box Office Report: Focus Steals #1 Spot With Soft Opening

    Jordan Adler
    1 Mar 2015 | 10:28 am
    Will Smith and Margot Robbie’s romantic caper film Focus easily topped the North American box office this weekend, although with a milder debut than expected. The heist flick opened with an estimated $19.1 million, which is solid for a film about con artists, but pretty tepid for Will Smith’s standards. In the last 10 years, only one film with the Fresh Prince headlining has opened worse: 2008’s Seven Pounds ($14.9 million). Despite an appealing marketing campaign, a lack of competition, IMAX theaters and the presence of co-star Margot Robbie, Focus couldn’t even top…
  • The Tea & Crumpet Filmcast: Shaun The Sheep Movie, Jupiter Ascending And Talkin’ Sundance (Episode 16)

    Dominic Mill
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:46 pm
    Having finally clawed his way back from Park City, Utah, Dom joins a semi-depleted gang to run through the major releases hitting Britain for the first half of February. Joined by the apparently omnipresent David James, Dom and Liam discuss biopic exhaustion, why Eddie Redmayne should’ve really won the Oscar for Jupiter Ascending, and whether there was anything on at Sundance this year that was actually worth watching (spoilers: there was). Kicking off with a review of the Shaun the Sheep Movie (and the shocking revelation that a certain member of the Filmcast doesn’t…
  • Jason Momoa Talks Aquaman And Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

    Gem Seddon
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:28 pm
    In recent weeks, a lot of breaking movie and TV news has struck later in the day than usual. Of course, there’s no set pattern for Hollywood’s behavior, but casting and greenlight exclusives are definitely on the rise during twilight hours. This swift change hasn’t bypassed the actors who work within the industry, either, as Aquaman star Jason Momoa was just as taken aback as the rest of us when his Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice director Zack Snyder posted the first image of Momoa as the underwater king. “That was a shocker for sure,” he told…
  • Robin Hood: Origins Movie In The Works

    Gem Seddon
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:39 pm
    A brand new Robin Hood movie is cooking up over at Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company, as Deadline reports that Appian Way has snagged Robin Hood: Origins. The script comes from Joby Harold, who recently penned upcoming Guy Ritchie reboot King Arthur: Knights Of The Roundtable. According to the outlet, this latest in a long line of Hood movies will present “a gritty version of the rogue do-gooder.” Gritty or not, Origins faces its fair share of competitors. There are currently two other projects in development concerning the wealth redistribution agent, and with…
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  • Top 5 Greatest Movie Moments from Laurence Fishburne

    That Moment In
    1 Mar 2015 | 5:17 am
    Laurence Fishburne was born in 1961 and began acting when he was only eleven years old. A few years later he famously lied about his age and got a part in Apocalypse Now, playing an American soldier on a Patrol Boat. From there, Fishburne took a string of roles on TV and bit parts in films…
  • That Moment In Star Trek’s The Devil in the Dark: A Fond Farewell to Mr. Spock

    That Moment In
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:17 pm
    Growing up, there was nothing like coming home from school and flipping on the TV to catch reruns of Star Trek the original series. Filled with imagination, the stories and characters that populated the short-lived show were amazing fodder for adventures in my own mind. With a host of action figures, coloring books, toy sets and more,…
  • That Moment In 48 Hrs. (1982)

    That Moment In
    26 Feb 2015 | 7:39 am
    The beat up truck barreling down the dusty dirt road can only mean one thing. Something bad. The prisoners in the road gang digging on an old railroad bed sense it. So do the armed guards. As the decades old rusted flatbed pick up truck skids to a halt, the men stop and stare, one…
  • Top 5 Greatest Most Awesome Movie Moments from Nicolas Cage

    That Moment In
    24 Feb 2015 | 5:43 pm
    Nicolas Cage, born Nicolas Coppola, changed his name when he started acting to avoid being associated with his family relationship to renowned director Francis Ford Coppola. Building a career out of eccentric performances, he has made a huge name for himself in both mainstream commercial films and offbeat cult classics, from his Academy Award winning role in Leaving…
  • Podcast Episode 22: Wyrmwood with Special Guest The IPC

    That Moment In
    23 Feb 2015 | 7:20 pm
    Join David and special guest Eric from the movie review website The IPC as they discuss B-Movies, Uwe Boll, the state of modern cinema and review the 2014 independent zombie film, Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead. Check out The IPC here.  
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