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  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

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    Matt Zoller Seitz
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:38 am
    Jennifer Lawrence's charisma and the the sly excellence of her supporting cast keep "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" aloft. This third installment in the "Hunger Games" saga (technically chapter three, part one) is a bleak, sometimes dire experience, and not only because it's the darkest installment yet in an already dark saga, catching dystopian rebels in a beaten-down and demoralized state. As written by regular series scribes Peter Craig and Danny Strong, and as directed by Frances Lawrence (who helmed the second film in the series, "Hunger Games: Catching Fire"), it also feels a bit…
  • Movie Review: ‘Happy Valley’ Documents Life Around Scandalized Penn State

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    By A. O. SCOTT
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:46 pm
    Joe Paterno, college football and the world of State College, Pa., home to Penn State, are examined in “Happy Valley,” a documentary built around the Jerry Sandusky child abuse case.
  • Around-the-World Roundup: 'Interstellar' Scores in China, Adds $106 Million Overseas

    Box Office Mojo - Top Stories
    16 Nov 2014 | 11:30 am
    Christopher Nolan's Interstellar had another fantastic weekend at the international box office. Playing in 63 markets, the movie added $107.9 million for an early total of $225.8 million.In China, Interstellar earned $41.7 million over its first five days. That's the second-biggest debut ever for Warner Bros. behind Pacific Rim (which received a boost from 3D pricing). The movie is now virtually guaranteed to earn over $100 million in this market.Interstellar's holdover markets dropped just...
  • Shirley Clarke: Made In America

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    Glenn Kenny
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:57 am
    Over the fall, I had the honor of teaching a section of the “Language of Film” course at New York University, to a group of very bright freshman. The main lecturer was in charge of the syllabus, and the textbook was David Bordwell and Kristen Thomson’s excellent “Film Art: An Introduction.” One of the sessions was on “Experimental Film,” and for that class I showed a section of Shirley Clarke’s 1985 “Ornette: Made In America,” ostensibly a documentary about the incredible jazz innovator Ornette Coleman. In an unusual coincidence, at the lecture prior to my class,…
  • In Defense of Bill Cosby (Guest Blog)

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    Richard Stellar
    22 Nov 2014 | 11:14 am
    Bill Cosby raped me. Now that I have your attention, consider this: the allegations of sexual misadventure and impropriety that has pummeled the Cos over the last few weeks is not the issue. The issue is the scurrilous environment where media outlets and journalists lie in wait, like aging corpulent prostitutes, their hair dyed flame red and their nails like elongated daggers — waiting to blow any John who dares to topple those who may be kings. It's once again an example of the TMZ-isation of journalism. Also read: Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Scandal: TheWrap Investigates 1969 Rape…
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  • Shirley Clarke: Made In America

    Glenn Kenny
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:57 am
    Over the fall, I had the honor of teaching a section of the “Language of Film” course at New York University, to a group of very bright freshman. The main lecturer was in charge of the syllabus, and the textbook was David Bordwell and Kristen Thomson’s excellent “Film Art: An Introduction.” One of the sessions was on “Experimental Film,” and for that class I showed a section of Shirley Clarke’s 1985 “Ornette: Made In America,” ostensibly a documentary about the incredible jazz innovator Ornette Coleman. In an unusual coincidence, at the lecture prior to my class,…
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

    Matt Zoller Seitz
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:38 am
    Jennifer Lawrence's charisma and the the sly excellence of her supporting cast keep "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" aloft. This third installment in the "Hunger Games" saga (technically chapter three, part one) is a bleak, sometimes dire experience, and not only because it's the darkest installment yet in an already dark saga, catching dystopian rebels in a beaten-down and demoralized state. As written by regular series scribes Peter Craig and Danny Strong, and as directed by Frances Lawrence (who helmed the second film in the series, "Hunger Games: Catching Fire"), it also feels a bit…
  • San Diego Asian Film Festival 2014

    Jana Monji
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:21 am
    San Diego, my hometown, is not only the summer superhero party central with San Diego Comic-Con in July, it is also the host of the San Diego Film Festival from Nov. 6-15. That's actually longer than the American Film Institute's Film Festival (Nov. 6-13). Because I was up in Hollywood at the AFI Fest, I have written reviews of some screeners kindly sent to me by the festival's very persuasive Brian Hu, Artistic Director of Pacific Arts Movement, presenters of the festival. He might not be Dr. Who, (Try the San Diego Gaslamp district in July for any one of those Whos), but if you're in San…
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    Sheila O'Malley
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:50 am
    Vampires will always be with us, representative as they are of humanity's endless interest in blood-sucking creatures of the night who stand in the tense space where fear meets desire, and two of the dreamiest most romantic movies released this year have been vampire movies. Jim Jarmusch's "Only Lovers Left Alive" created a nocturnal dreamspace of love and old (really old) age, and music and survival, with two soul mates meeting up again and again throughout the endless abyss of time. Ana Lily Amirpour’s black-and-white debut feature "A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night," with a vampire in a…
  • The King and the Mockingbird

    Christy Lemire
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:50 am
    What a tortured path “The King and the Mockingbird” has taken to reach theaters in the United States, and what a treat it is for us to be able to experience it now. The French animated gem—which massively influenced Hayao Miyazaki in the creation of his legendary Studio Ghibli—originally was conceived in the early 1950s, but became tangled in creative differences over which finished cut was the proper one. While it finally came out in France in 1980, it has been mired ever since in rights issues since, which have prevented its release in the U.S. Now, a digitally restored version…
 
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    TheWrap

  • In Defense of Bill Cosby (Guest Blog)

    Richard Stellar
    22 Nov 2014 | 11:14 am
    Bill Cosby raped me. Now that I have your attention, consider this: the allegations of sexual misadventure and impropriety that has pummeled the Cos over the last few weeks is not the issue. The issue is the scurrilous environment where media outlets and journalists lie in wait, like aging corpulent prostitutes, their hair dyed flame red and their nails like elongated daggers — waiting to blow any John who dares to topple those who may be kings. It's once again an example of the TMZ-isation of journalism. Also read: Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Scandal: TheWrap Investigates 1969 Rape…
  • What the ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Moviegoers Are Saying: 11 of the Funniest Reactions to the Threequel

    Tony Maglio
    22 Nov 2014 | 10:34 am
    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” is tearing up the box office, despite getting the least-positive reviews thus far of the movie franchise. That said, the impressive opening weekend take won't match the massive dollar amounts hauled in by the film's two predecessors either. Also read: 19 Biggest Box-Office Bombs and Bummers in 2014: From 'The Giver' to 'Winter's Tale' (Photos) Currently, “Mockingjay – Part 1” is sitting at a modest 67 percent freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The first “Hunger Games” theatrical installment,…
  • Allison Williams Admits Being Scared for ‘Peter Pan Live,’ Gushes About Christopher Walken (Video)

    Tony Maglio
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:43 am
    Allison Williams is prepared for takeoff — but the possible live TV turbulence of NBC's “Peter Pan Live” is not lost on her. The “Girls” star will don green tights and do some stunt-flying next month for the network Peter Pan adaptation, a followup to its hit “Sound of Music Live” last year. In a featurette released by the network on Saturday, Williams said that she knows people will draw comparisons between the two. She also admitted a moment of total fear over that fact. Also read: 'How I Met Your Mother' Finale: What the CBS Series Meant for…
  • William Riker Chases an Ensign, Jean-Luc Picard Cusses in ‘Star Trek: TNG’ Season 7 Gag Reel (Video)

    Tony Maglio
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:13 am
    Look out ladies, here comes Commander William T. Riker. Seriously, run faster, Tracy. Actor Jonathan Frakes busts up himself and his colleagues, and chases an ensign in the gag reel from “Star Trek: The Next Generation's” Season 7's Blu-ray, which comes out next month. Also read: J.J. Abrams’ TV Show Evolution: From ‘Felicity’ to ‘Revolution’ to ‘Almost Human’ (Photos) Also in the snippet, exclusive to Uproxx, LeVar Burton cannot keep it together, and Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) has to drop a few profanity bombs when…
  • Watch Bill Cosby's Florida Performance That Got Standing Ovation Amid Media Storm (Video)

    Tony Maglio
    22 Nov 2014 | 8:42 am
    Bill Cosby brushed aside a bombardment of mounting rape allegations and the ensuing media storm to perform business as usual on Friday night in Melbourne, Fla. That business? Ninety minutes of family-friendly stand-up comedy. Also read: Bill Cosby's Getting Another Sitcom: 10 Other TV Dads Who Adopted a New Family (Photos) The embattled ex-sitcom star got two standing ovations during his sold-out last night, despite all of the questions surrounding his character. There was just one lone protestor outside of the show; Rockledge resident Julie LeMaitre had a poster board sign that read:…
 
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    On Location Vacations

  • Friday, Nov. 21 Filming Locations for SVU, Chicago PD, NCIS:LA, Castle, American Horror Story: Freak Show, & more!

    Christine
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:50 pm
    Here’s a look at what’s filming on location for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014: If you have any scoop about where a movie or TV show is filming, let us know about it at olv@onlocationvacations.com or at Twitter.com/olv! We depend on your tips to keep the site going, all of our info comes from our amazing […]
  • Halle Berry filming ‘Kidnap’ in New Orleans

    Siobhan
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:33 pm
    Halle Berry has been photographed in the last few weeks around New Orleans shooting her latest movie, Kidnap. The pictures show Halle speaking on a phone looking very concerned. The film is about a mother who will stop at nothing to find her kidnapped son. It began shooting in late October and is slated to wrap […]
  • ‘The Walking Dead’ wraps up filming season five this week

    Christine
    20 Nov 2014 | 7:33 pm
    The cast and crew of The Walking Dead are expected to wrap up filming for the season tomorrow, Friday, 11/21. This week they’ve been filming scenes inside the large wall around the Gin Property in Senoia, GA that they began building last summer. It looks like this is where most of the second half of […]
  • ‘White Collar’ Throwback Thursday: Fan photos with Tim Dekay, Willie Garson, & Matt Bomer

    Christine
    20 Nov 2014 | 6:56 pm
    @olv – LOVE @TimDeKay. Even after a LONG day he still stopped to make OUR day♡ @StacieStark @PBouck pic.twitter.com/mxns4Rxmf2 — Mrs Grey (@helenebomer) July 24, 2014 We have a few more of our favorite White Collar fan photos taken while the show was filming last summer. It will be hard to find another cast that […]
  • ‘The Finest Hours’, starring Chris Pine, wraps up filming in Duxbury, MA today

    Christine
    20 Nov 2014 | 11:24 am
    The Disney movie The Finest Hours has been filming on Duxbury Beach and the Powder Point Bridge in Duxbury, MA since Monday. The shoot is expected to wrap up tonight. The Finest Hours is also scheduled to film scenes in Cohasset, Chatham, Norwell, Marshfield and the Gurnet section of Plymouth through mid-December. On December 3, […]
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    TVGuide.com: movie-scoop

  • New Dumb and Dumber To Clip Reveals Surprise Cameo… Kind Of

    Sadie Gennis
    14 Nov 2014 | 7:22 am
    While Jennifer Lawrence will no longer appear in Dumber and Dumber To, producers did manager to wrangle one major A-list cameo. Read More >Other Links From TVGuide.com Bill MurrayPeter Farrelly
  • Matt Damon Is Playing Jason Bourne Again — Find Out When!

    Sadie Gennis
    9 Nov 2014 | 7:57 am
    Matt Damon will reprise his role as Jason Bourne for fourth time. Read More >Other Links From TVGuide.com The Bourne IdentityMatt Damon
  • Toy Story 4 Is Happening, But Does Anyone Care?

    Sadie Gennis
    7 Nov 2014 | 7:59 am
    Lately, it feels as though 2014 will be defined as The Year Everyone Ran Out of New Ideas. With reboots and remakes happening left and right, it comes as no surprise that Pixar is bringing back Woody and Buzz for yet another Toy Story film. Read More >Other Links From TVGuide.com Toy StoryTim AllenTom HanksJohn LasseterToy Story 3
  • Idris Elba, Tom Hiddleston to Appear in Avengers Sequel

    Robyn Ross
    3 Nov 2014 | 8:09 am
    Idris Elba and Tom Hiddleston will return for Avengers: Age of Ulton, according to The Telegraph Over the weekend, Elba spilled to the paper that the two had filmed a scene for the anticipated sequel. "I'm in Avengers," he said. "And I'm doing a scene with Chris Hemsworth [who plays Thor] and Tom Hiddleston [Loki], and they're like, [whispers] — 'Aren't you in Ibiza?'" Elba had spent all summer in the Spanish city as a club DJ. Marvel announces new film slate and release dates for Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Captain America 3 and more Elba…
  • Starz' Magic City Being Resurrected as a Movie with Bruce Willis, Bill Murray

    Kate Stanhope
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:42 pm
    Don't bet against Magic City just yet. The Starz period casino drama, which was canceled last year after two seasons, is being resurrected as a feature film with much of the original cast set to reprise their roles, Deadline.com reports. More cult shows that deserve a movie In addition to ... Read More >Other Links From TVGuide.com Bill MurrayBruce WillisDanny HustonJeffrey Dean MorganKelly LynchOlga KurylenkoMagic CityMitch Glazer
 
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    Film School Rejects

  • Saturday Morning Cartoon: ‘Storytime’ with Terry Gilliam

    Daniel Walber
    22 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am
    Terry Gilliam Happy birthday, Terry Gilliam! Today the director, writer, animator and erstwhile-American turns 74 years old. It’s certainly cause for celebration. Even as a septuagenarian he’s still working. The Zero Theorem only recently opened in the United States, his twelfth feature film as director. There are plenty of ways to pay tribute to the artist and his work with your Saturday, though I’d imagine it’s hard to make the time to watch each of his dozen movies in a row. Instead, if you can carve out just under ten minutes, here’s a more practical…
  • The Uncanny Connections Between This Year’s Best Picture and Best Documentary Oscar Contenders

    Christopher Campbell
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:00 am
    Paramount Pictures/Bond 360 A lot of Best Picture hopefuls each year have documentary counterparts. It makes sense, because biopics and other true stories are great fodder for Oscar bait. Some are as easy as Monster and Milk being linked to Nick Broomfield’s Aileen Wuornos films and The Times of Harvey Milk, respectively, in part because the dramas were directly influenced by their doc predecessors. Others, like Dallas Buyers Club and How to Survive a Plague and Captain Phillips and Stolen Seas are not as officially linked but certainly go together by being about the same real-life…
  • 7 Glorious Uses of Nick Cave Music in Movies

    Monika Bartyzel
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:00 am
    Corniche Pictures By most accounts, Nick Cave is a particular taste, only occasionally entering pop culture by covering iconic songs or collaborating with pop superstars like Kylie Minogue. Yet the man who “sings every line like a Batman villain” thrives on film. His idiosyncratic brand of storytelling songwriting morphs to the occasion. It’s a strange phenomenon of film – that particular songs about particular experiences can become so universal in the right filmmaker’s hands. But this isn’t merely a songwriter whose early work is continually reembraced and reimagined like…
  • 7 Things We Need From ‘Zoolander 2′

    Kate Erbland
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:16 am
    Paramount Pictures We’ve been hearing rumors about a second Zoolander feature for what seems like years now — hey, it has actually been whole years! — and while we never exactly gave up hope that we would (one day!) suck back another hot batch of orange mocha Frappuccinos with the gang again, we haven’t been holding our breath on the feature. Turns out, that’s a good thing! We, like, totally would have died! But Zoolander 2 does apparently live, and it’s started casting to prove it. Deadline reports that Zoolander 2, set to be directed by star Ben…
  • ‘Reach Me’ Review: Crowdfunding Gone Horribly Wrong

    Emily Estep
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:00 am
    Millennium Entertainment The majority of Reach Me writer/director John Herzfeld‘s credits involve television, from TV series like Rob Lowe’s Dr. Vegas to TV films such as 1997’s Emmy-nominated Don King: Only in America. He’s done a bit of film work, notably 15 Minutes and 2 Days in the Valley, both films with enormous, famous casts that follow the lives of many supporting characters – falling in line closely with his latest. More importantly, he’s buds with Sylvester Stallone, who helped him crowdfund this project. In the movie, a mysterious author…
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    Variety

  • ‘Wizard of Oz’ Original Cowardly Lion Costume Up for Auction

    Maane Khatchatourian
    22 Nov 2014 | 11:04 am
    What can be better than receiving a Wizard’s gift? Buying a “Wizard of Oz” original costume. Burt Lahr’s Cowardly Lion costume can be yours if the price is right. The piece of movie history is going up for auction in New York on Monday. The costume from the classic 1939 film will be put on... Read more »
  • Adam Pally Exiting ‘The Mindy Project’

    Maane Khatchatourian
    22 Nov 2014 | 10:06 am
    Shulman & Associates is losing a gynecologist. Adam Pally is leaving “The Mindy Project” in early 2015, our sister site TVLine reports. Pally will make guest appearances as his schedule permits, but will no longer be a series regular on the hit Fox comedy come episode 13 of this season. Pally recently inked a two-year... Read more »
  • ‘Wild’ Director Jean-Marc Vallee Boarding Amy Adams’ Janis Joplin Biopic

    Dave McNary
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:13 am
    Jean-Marc Vallée, director of “Wild” and “Dallas Buyers Club,” is in talks to direct Amy Adams in the long-in-development Janis Joplin biopic. Vallée’s producing partner Nathan Ross told Variety that the movie will shoot during the summer and fall in Los Angeles and San Francisco, where Joplin began recording songs in 1964. She broke out... Read more »
  • ‘Blind Massage’ Is Surprise Winner of Golden Horse Awards

    Patrick Frater
    22 Nov 2014 | 8:03 am
    Early favorite "Black Coal, Thin Ice," has tough night; actor-director Chen Jian-bin claims three awards.
  • Box Office: ‘Mockingjay’ Soars to Largest Opening Day of Year, Despite Franchise Low

    Maane Khatchatourian
    22 Nov 2014 | 7:59 am
    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” soared to the largest opening day of the year with $55 million on Friday at the U.S. box office. The third installment in the Lionsgate franchise is on its way to north of $130 million this weekend, which would be the best debut of 2014. Despite the strong... Read more »
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    Huffington Post

  • These Adorable Beagles Got A Second Chance, But Their Story Is Part Of A Much Bigger Problem

    Kim Bellware
    22 Nov 2014 | 11:29 am
    Few things prompt you to grab a hankie quite like seeing adorable animals taste freedom for the first time.On Wednesday, a CBS affiliate in Chicago shared the story of four beagles getting a new lease on life after being released from unnamed research labs into the care of the Beagle Freedom Project, an animal advocacy group.More...
  • Bill Cosby Says He Won't Answer To 'Innuendos'

    Erin Whitney
    22 Nov 2014 | 10:14 am
    Before Bill Cosby took the stage at a sold-out theater in Melbourne, Florida on Friday night, he broke his silence on the recent sexual assault allegations.While speaking with Florida Today, the 77-year-old comedian addressed the claims and revealed his reason for silence. "I know people are tired of me not saying anything, but a guy doesn't have to answer to innuendos," Cosby told the publication. "People should fact check. People shouldn't have to go through that and shouldn't answer to innuendos."More...
  • 3 Pittsburgh 911 Dispatchers Allege Discrimination And One Says They Were Told They 'Speak Ghetto'

    Lilly Workneh
    22 Nov 2014 | 10:11 am
    PITTSBURGH, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Three minority women are suing a Pittsburgh 911 dispatch center where they worked, alleging that sexual harassment and race-based discrimination threatened their job performance and put callers at risk, their attorney said on Thursday.Kelli Rodriguez, 34, who worked at the Allegheny County 911 Communications Center in 2013 before being fired, charged in her lawsuit that her supervisor, a white man, used racist and sexual language in speaking to her.More...
  • The Lotus F1 Team Jumped A Semi-Truck Over One Of Their Race Cars

    Ryan Grenoble
    22 Nov 2014 | 10:06 am
    If Evel Knievel had ever traded in his hog for a giant semi-truck -- or a Formula One racer -- he would have likely attempted something like this.This is a video of a semi-truck jumping an F1 racer, setting a Guinness World-Record for longest jump length (83 feet, 7 inches) in the process.More...
  • U.S. Pledges $135 Million In Additional Syria Aid

    Reuters
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:51 am
    By Dasha Afanasieva ISTANBUL, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The United States pledged an additional $135 million in aid for the victims of the Syrian war on Saturday, much of it to help the United Nations with a funding shortfall it had warned could force it to scale back food distribution. Neighboring nations have borne the brunt of the humanitarian crisis sparked by the civil war, which has killed nearly 200,000 people and forced more than 3 million to flee. The money, which brings the total aid given by Washington since the start of the war in 2011 to more than $3 billion, will mainly go to the U.N.
 
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    Movies

  • In Bowling Alleys And In Rock Clubs, The Dude Abides

    Daniel Hajek
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:03 am
    Big Lebowski star Jeff Bridges is known as an actor, but he's been playing music for just as long. "Whenever I'm working, I'll have my guitar with me," he says.» E-Mail This
  • Remembering 'Comic Meteor' Mike Nichols

    Scott Simon
    22 Nov 2014 | 2:48 am
    NPR's Scott Simon remembers actor, director, and comedian Mike Nichols. Critics sometimes carped that they couldn't find a unifying theme to his work, but Nichols had fun doing different things.» E-Mail This
  • In 'The Homesman,' Wind Is The Sound Of Insanity

    Tim Greiving
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:03 pm
    Two composers became instrument builders to score the film, set in the pioneer days of the American West. "We both knew what the movie sounded like. We just had to find it," Tommy Lee Jones says.» E-Mail This
  • Benedict Cumberbatch: Code Breaker Alan Turing Was A Puzzle Himself

    NPR Staff
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:49 pm
    Cumberbatch stars in The Imitation Game, as the British mathematician who helped break German codes. "It's a war thriller, it's a love story and a tragic testament to a genius wronged," he says.» E-Mail This
  • Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Foxcatcher' And The Art Of The Trailer

    Linda Holmes
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:40 am
    On this week's show, we look at the eerie film Foxcatcher, the world of trailers, and what's making us happy this week.» E-Mail This
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    Movie Fanatic

  • The Stand Movie Is Happening: Stephen King’s Book Will Be Four Films!

    Joel D Amos
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:51 pm
    Stephen King’s The Stand has had many talented people trying to make the 1978 novel into a big screen movie. Sure, it was a TV series, but if there was a format that would make King’s story come alive, it is film. Writer-director Josh Boone (see his latest and watch The Fault in Our Stars online) is attached and he spoke with Kevin Smith for his podcast and updated us on where’s he at with The Stand. And it appears that filmmaker and studio (Warner Bros.) are on the same page. This thing is going to be four movies, people! “I really wanted to do an A-list actor, really grounded,…
  • 15 Fantastic 2014 Movies You Need to See: Catch Up on Greatness

    Joel D Amos
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:37 pm
    The movie year 2014 is rapidly coming to an end and it was a surprisingly fantastic year for film. Yet, there are many absolutely incredible movies that audiences have yet to discover, but they must! Movie Fanatic names 15 of our favorite movies of 2014 that, judging by box office results, you have not seen. Many are still in theaters and several are available to watch right now after you read this! Watch Snowpiercer online and there’s Chris Evans still being heroic, but in one of the most original sci-fi movies we’ve seen in years! Watch The Rover online and Robert Pattinson makes an…
  • Weekend Movie Preview: November 21, 2014

    Joel D Amos
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:39 pm
    This second-to-last weekend of November is all about one thing: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1!  That's right, the wait is over as the first half of the final chapter in The Hunger Games saga has arrived and it is going to be a surefire hit, as every other studio on the planet has stayed clear of this weekend which has allowed the Francis Lawrence film to stand all on its own.  Mockingjay Part 1: For everyone seeing this movie, right off the bat we have to say that you have to keep in mind that this is merely part one. Director Lawrence has built up quite a swell of emotion and…
  • Strange Magic Trailer: Two Worlds Collide in George Lucas’ Animated Fantasy

    Joel D Amos
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:16 pm
    George Lucas is back creating movie magic with Strange Magic and Touchstone Pictures has released the film’s first trailer. Strange Magic Trailer Strange Magic is inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (check out our favorite Superheroes dressed as Shakespeare muses!). Lucas’ tale is told with the use of some of the most popular songs from the last 50 years. As it is based on A Midsummer Night's Dream, look for elves, imps, fairies and goblins to swing into action as two worlds collide that have previously been living in peace for years. The team behind the Oscar-winning…
  • Into the Storm DVD Review: A Howling Ride

    Joel D Amos
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:58 am
    If nothing else, Into the Storm features some of the most astounding weather footage ever caught on film. The film follows a group of storm chasers as they encounter a once in a lifetime series of tornadoes that descend on a small town. Into the Storm is out now on DVD, Blu-Ray and digital download for home audiences to get all sorts of swept away. Director Steven Quale (Final Destination 5) has brought a whole different kind of terror with his latest. Sarah Wayne Callies plays a meteorologist who, painfully, has to be away from her daughter (thus the emotional pull of the film) during…
 
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    Screen & Stream

  • ‘F for Fake': Welles’ last magic trick

    Glenn Abel
    28 Oct 2014 | 12:51 am
    File “F for Fake” under truth in advertising. After all, this is not a real Orson Welles movie — at least not in the sense of “Touch of Evil,” or even “The Magnificent Ambersons.” Welles took an unfinished documentary shot by someone else, tacked on some hocus-pocus at the beginning and end, mixed in spicy […] Click on the blue headline to read the full post at ScreenAndStream.com
  • HBO cuts cord

    Glenn Abel
    15 Oct 2014 | 6:52 pm
    The main event in streaming video looks to be HBO vs. Netflix. The veteran pay cable service confirmed plans to offer a standalone HBO streaming service in 2015. Time Warner’s HBO currently offers an online-video service, but viewers must be subscribers via cable or satellite. “It is time to remove all barriers to those who […] Click on the blue headline to read the full post at ScreenAndStream.com
  • ‘Crouching’ Netflix

    Glenn Abel
    30 Sep 2014 | 1:50 am
    Fifteen years after “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” dazzled Western audiences with its wuxia moves, the martial arts adventure is getting a sequel — this time, debuting on Netflix. The subscription service is teaming up for the project with arthouse veterans Bob and Harvey Weinstein. “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend” will... Click on the blue headline to read the full post at ScreenAndStream.com
  • ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ on Blu-ray

    Glenn Abel
    3 Jul 2014 | 8:56 pm
    The long-awaited Blu-ray of “A Hard Day’s Night” comes with the prominent subtitle: Directed by Richard Lester. Truth in packaging, as the Criterion Collection’s smashing release of the Beatles’ film puts the focus squarely on the iconoclastic director, whose vision and bravery under fire made what could have been a forgettable “jukebox... Click on the blue headline to read the full post at ScreenAndStream.com
  • Fuller’s ‘Big Red One’ botched on Blu-ray

    Glenn Abel
    26 May 2014 | 4:46 pm
    Sam Fuller’s “The Big Red One,” a lost platoon of a movie that was cut to shreds upon initial release, finally came home to a hero’s welcome in 2005 with the release of “The Reconstruction.” What appeared to theatrical audiences of 1980 as a ragtag chronicle of young men at war now stands tall as […] Click on the blue headline to read the full post at ScreenAndStream.com
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  • Recommended Cinema for November 16-November 22, 2014

    Not Coming to a Theater Near You
    16 Nov 2014 | 12:00 am
    This calendar is a new addition to NotComing.com, 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: New Trailer for 'Kingdom of Dreams and Madness' Ghibli Doc

    Alex Billington
    21 Nov 2014 | 3:58 pm
    "As for me, I'm done making movies." Here's something to make you smile. GKids has released an official US trailer for The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness, a documentary about legendary animation house Studio Ghibli in Japan. From director Mami Sunada, the doc provides an unprecedented inside look at the inner workings of Ghibli and the daily life of animator Hayao Miyazaki, who has officially retired from making features. I've seen this documentary and it's absolutely wonderful, I was refreshed and felt so happy by the end. There's a certain magic to Studio Ghibli and they capture some of…
  • Review: 'Mockingjay - Part 1' Sets a Fine Stage for Superb Series' End

    Jeremy Kirk
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:56 pm
    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I, the first of a two-part finale wrapping up the beloved and lucrative Hunger Games franchise, is a stand-in representation of a number of rages in Hollywood. A dystopian future in which the people, under the control of a brutish government, are beginning to rebel? Check. A tough, female protagonist who finds her emotions torn between two men? Double check. Even the idea of splitting the final novel in Suzanne Collins' young adult series into two films is matching the current "way to do things." Despite its familiar tendencies, Mockingjay - Part I is a…
  • Watch: Take a Closer Look at the Science & Sound of 'Interstellar'

    Ethan Anderton
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:41 pm
    Though everyone will talking about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I after this weekend, there's still some life left in the discussion surrounding Interstellar. Whether it's about the quality of the film (especially when it comes to the sound mix) or an astrophysicist like Neil deGrasse Tyson talking about the mysteries of the film's science, there's plenty to talk about. So how about we add some more fuel to the fire with Tyson talking about the science from the ending of the film (without spoiling the narrative side of things). And for an added bonus, there's also a SoundWorks…
  • 'Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock' is Channing Tatum's Directorial Debut

    Ethan Anderton
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:26 pm
    At one time, Smashed and The Spectacular Now director James Ponsoldt was going to adapt Matthew Quick's young adult novel Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock. However, the project has switched hands and ended up in a surprising place as THR has learned that Channing Tatum will make his directorial debut with the film that follows the title character, a young man who heads out on his birthday with a gun in his backpack and a plan to kill his former best friend. However, he won't be alone because his producing partner Reid Carolin will co-direct the adaptation in addition to producing the film with…
  • Watch: Nicole Kidman Loses Her Kids in Aussie 'Strangerland' Trailer

    Ethan Anderton
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:04 pm
    Early next year, we'll see Nicole Kidman get a little evil by kidnapping the talking bear Paddington, and on the complete other end of the spectrum, there's Strangerland, a haunting thriller about a woman whose teenage kids go missing on the eve of a massive dust storm in the small Australian desert town of Nathgari. As red dust and darkness covers the town, the locals, including police officer David Rae (Hugo Weaving) try to help, but it soon becomes apparent that something terrible may have happened to them, and that's when fingers are pointed, and the situation escalates pretty quickly.
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  • ‘The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness’ Trailer: A Studio Ghibli Documentary With Hayao Miyazaki

    Germain Lussier
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    The best documentaries take a great subject and then get hit by lightning. You’re filming your movie and then, over the course of it, something incredible and magical happens that takes the story in a whole different way. For filmmaker Mami Sunada, unprecedented access into one of the most famous animation studios in the world, Studio Ghibli, was just the beginning. Things got very interesting when their most famous and revered filmmaker, Hayao Miyazaki, decided to announce his retirement. The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness is the result of that crazy story. It’s a documentary…
  • Why ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ Feels Like a Different Franchise [Movie Review]

    Germain Lussier
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:55 pm
    Note: This review was original published on November 10. We’ve bumped it up now that the film is in theaters.  It’s a shame The Hunger Games series gets filed into the “young adult” category. Sure, there’s some dystopian young romance in there, but with each subsequent film, the series proves it is about much more than unattainable love with sporadic action. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 takes the series to its furthest point from YA stereotypes yet. However, what’s most interesting about this latest installment — the first part of a two-part…
  • Superhero Bits: Ant-Man, Wolverine, Iron Man, Gotham, Guardians of the Galaxy, Wonder Woman

    Germain Lussier
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:30 pm
    How does Iron Man‘s Arc Reactor work? Was Evangeline Lilly scared to do Ant-Man once Edgar Wright left? What is Jennifer Lawrence‘s favorite superhero movie? Which James Bond actor almost played Batman for Tim Burton? Will Lego do an Avengers Helicarrier set? What’s up with this Wolverine Kia? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Gizmodo has a great article on how Tony Stark‘s Arc Reactor actually works. Evangeline Lilly talks about being a bit scared to do Ant-Man after Edgar Wright left. Have a peep at my #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy illustration ya…
  • WTF: Weird ‘Jurassic World’ Teaser From Universal Spain: “Something Big Is Coming”

    Russ Fischer
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:15 pm
    This promo video for Jurassic World is so odd that we thought it was a fake. Despite being hosted on the Universal Spain account, this short tease for the new film — labeled “something big is coming” — has none of the hallmarks of a legit promotion. There’s no studio logo, no URL for the official website that recently launched, and no movie title. Basically, it looks like a fan-made video that just happens to be hosted on an official studio account. Have a look at this low-key, weird Jurassic World teaser below. That is real, in the sense that it comes from a…
  • Sequel Bits: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’, ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3′, ‘Now You See Me 2′

    Angie Han
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:00 pm
    We’ve got some sequel-related odds and ends to take you into the weekend. After the jump: Jennifer Aniston makes a Horrible Bosses 3 casting suggestion Scooby-Doo and WrestleMania will team up once more Den DeBlois gives a How to Train Your Dragon 3 status update Producer wants Jonathan Levine to write Warm Bodies 2 That “leaked” Ghostbusters 3 script from 2009 is a fake Now You See Me 2 makes room for Sanaa Lathan Andy Serkis says the Apes franchise might go beyond a trilogy Flip through some Night at the Museum 3 character posters As Horrible Bosses 2 hits theaters, with Chris…
 
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  • Review: Vengeance of the Assassin

    Wise Kwai
    18 Nov 2014 | 5:11 am
    Directed by Panna RittikraiStarring Chupong Changprung, Nathawut Boonrubsub, Ping Lumpraploeng, Nisachon TuamsungnoenReleased in Thai cinemas on October 13, 2014; rated 18+Wise Kwai's rating: 4/5Vengeance of the Assassin (Rew Talu Rew, ) wasn't supposed to be Panna Rittikrai's last film. It feels more like a middling placeholder, a fun slice of gritty action to tide folks over until something bigger from the director and martial-arts choreographer comes along. Heck, there's even a tag that hints at a sequel to Vengeance of the Assassin, which was completed around a year or so ago and kept in…
  • EXpatZ sets Thai premiere

    Wise Kwai
    10 Nov 2014 | 5:39 am
    ExpatZ, a short film made in Thailand that has been screening and winning awards at fests worldwide, will make its Bangkok premiere next week at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand.Directed by Jimmie Wing, ExpatZ is a psychedelic horror-comedy mash-up set in the totally fictional country of Wighland, which bears no resemblance at all to Thailand. Nope. Not one bit. Anyway, in this strange land, a foreign TV journalist encounters all sorts of colorful characters as he tracks down a rogue retired American military officer.Here's more details:A foreign television reporter specializes in…
  • Review: So Be It

    Wise Kwai
    5 Nov 2014 | 10:22 pm
    Directed by Kongdej JaturanrasmeeStarring Sorawit William Caudullo, Bundit Laocharoeysuk, Phra Sanan Titameto, Phra Marhalatsiam ThammutasiuLimited release at House cinema in Bangkok on October 30, 2014; rated GWise Kwai's rating: 4/5Writer-director Kongdej Jaturanrasmee harnesses his flair for telling engaging stories about unusual people with So Be It (A-Wang, ), his first feature documentary.It's about Buddhism, but it isn't preachy. There are no talking-head interviews like ordinary documentaries. There's pleasant images of shaven-headed men and boys in saffron, but there's more to it…
  • Y/Our Music is coming to Bangkok

    Wise Kwai
    5 Nov 2014 | 9:32 pm
    The unusual documentary Y/Our Music attracted positive buzz when it screened at the Busan International Film Festival this year, and it's set for a Bangkok screening this Saturday.The venue, also a bit unsual, is The Space Bangkok, above the 7-Eleven at Klong San Plaza, next to Hilton Millenium Bangkok. Should be ferries and hotel boats that cross the river to take you there. It runs from 7 to 11.45pm. A "laid back" evening is promised, with Isaan music to follow by Mahidolwatit khaen band.Directed by David Reeve and Waraluck Hiransrettawat, the documentary covers a diverse array of musicians…
  • So Be It, The Eyes Diary, The Couple open in Thai cinemas

    Wise Kwai
    29 Oct 2014 | 9:26 pm
    It's a big week for new Thai films in Bangkok cinemas, with the release of three movies.Among the crop is the latest from Kongdej Jaturanrasmee, his documentary So Be It. And, owing to Halloween, there's two horror films, The Eyes Diary, which sees Chookiat Sakveerakul returning to his horror roots, and The Couple, the sophomore release of the indie-film shingle Talent 1.In So Be It (A-Wang, ), two very different boys – a poor hilltribe youngster and a half-Thai reality-TV star – ordain as novice Buddhist monks. The half-Thai, half-farang kid William was featured on the…
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  • OJUJU: Watch The Trailer For The Nigerian Zombie Film

    22 Nov 2014 | 8:00 am
    Despite being made with virtually no budget and minimal resources in extremely trying conditions, writer-director CJ Obasi's Ojuju emerged from the recent African International Film Festival in Calabar with the Best Nigerian Film prize ahead of many much higher budgeted efforts from more established directors. Why? Because while Obasi may not have had much to work with he's got plain old raw talent. We ran a review of the film yesterday and today we share the official trailer. And, yes, you can definitely see some of the technical limitations in there but you can also see a fair bit of what…
  • Cinema One 2014 Review: Dodo Dayao's VIOLATOR Is A Masterful Exercise In Mounting Dread

    22 Nov 2014 | 7:00 am
    A storm is coming and its bringing with it to Manila a rapidly escalating sense of dread. There would be panic, perhaps, were there any outlet for such an emotion but with the city on lockdown as water levels rise there is simply no opportunity for such a thing. Instead it brings with it anxiety of a sweaty, feral intensity and the sense that the entire city is simply stewing in its own sins and that those sins will soon consume all.Filipino blogger and critic Dodo Dayao makes his feature debut with Violator, a gorgeously executed and tightly controlled exercise in religious dread. It is a…
  • Watch: Lovecraftian Short Film ETHEREAL CHRYSALIS

    22 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    The Lovecraftian inspired short film Ethereal Chrysalis by Montreal based filmmaker Syl Disjonk is now available online for everyone who needs a little something to fuel their nightmares. Ethereal Chrysalis enjoyed lengthy run on the international film festival circuit. I first saw it a couple of years ago at Morbido where Disjonk took home a Silver Sugar Skull for an Audience Award. Falls into a nightmare where the inter-dimensional cosmic order is consumed by dementia. Leave your mind in the ethereal labyrinth of madness where the doors of perception become the annihilation…
  • Morbido Fest 2014 Review: FEED THE LIGHT, Beware The Sparkling Dust

    21 Nov 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Never separate a mother from her child. Sara is torn away from her daughter Jenny in the opening minutes of Feed the Light, a new film by Swedish director Henrik Möller that teeters between bad dreams and outright nightmares. Still furious, and learning that her ex-husband Jon has taken Jenny to an unmarked building, Sara gains access with her trusty knife -- and promptly finds herself in a job interview. The building is a subterranean world of long hallways and tiny offices and cramped rooms. As a puzzled Sara (Lina Sunden) answers a few brief questions from a straitlaced businesswoman…
  • Crowdfund This! Mister BABADOOK Pop-Up Book

    21 Nov 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Jennifer Kent's psychological horror film, The Babadook, tore up the festival circuit around the world in 2014 with its tale of a sinister and persistent ghost named Mister Babadook. The top-hatted spectre leaps out of the pages of a childrens pop-up-book to terrorize a single mother and her son who unwittingly read part of it as a bedtime story. The graphic design and layout of the evil tome is featured prominently into the film, and even spills into the closing credits. As many people were leaving the various cinemas in Australia, North America and Europe they were undoubtedly were…
 
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  • RU? Instant Reaction Review Podcast Ep. 116 – TMNT, The Giver & Sin City 2 Reviews

    Marc Eastman
    17 Nov 2014 | 8:08 am
    Here was a depressing week that hit us over the summer, and yes, we’ll be trying to keep up with posting these better (and catch up in the first place). Consider the official score the sum total of the three film experience. The Giver was the most depressing, and is hitting on Blu-Ray now (and with some nice bonuses), but the other two are as worthy of a pass as any films this year. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was basically everything you feared. There may be some value here for the younger audience members, but overall it left what potential it had untouched, opting for the most…
  • Maleficent Blu-Ray Review

    Marc Eastman
    13 Nov 2014 | 6:17 pm
    Maleficent Blu-Ray Review You may think you know the story of Sleeping Beauty, but Maleficent dares to opt for changing your mind about that. The story starts long before you imagined, with a young fairy who meets a young human thief. By way of impressive visuals, and surprisingly “normal” events, young Maleficent and Stefan become the best of friends. When Maleficent comes of age, she becomes the protector of her magical forest, which means when the King comes calling, and doesn’t fare well, she is the target of his rage. A now very ambitious Stefan sees an opportunity.
  • How To Train Your Dragon 2 Digital Release Review

    Marc Eastman
    11 Nov 2014 | 2:59 pm
    How to Train Your Dragon 2 Digital Release Review The How to Train Your Dragon franchise put together a fair stock of extended content before it even got to the sequel, and the second film, while not quite as solid as the first, avoids the usual pitfalls of sequels, and delivers all the fun and adventure viewers are after. How to Train Your Dragon 2 opens with an introduction to the new world Hiccup’s village has become, what with dragons now a part of daily life. Before long, Hiccup gets a surprise he never would have thought possible, he meets an unknown dragon rider. This leads to…
  • All Hail King Julien Hits On Netflix December 19

    Marc Eastman
    10 Nov 2014 | 9:33 am
    We all know that the best part of the Madagascar films is King Julien, and now he is finally getting the chance to take center stage as his own series hits on Netflix. All Hail King Julien, which apparently takes place before the events of the films, is just centered on life in King Julien’s court, and the wild antics that must take place there. Along with the familiar voices you know, there are plenty of new characters joining the show, including Henry Winkler as King Julien’s predecessor… Uncle King Julien. This one is going to kick off with the first five episodes, with…
  • The Hunger Games’ Natalie Dormer Goes Futuristic In Cosmo And Introduces Team In New Clip

    Marc Eastman
    10 Nov 2014 | 9:07 am
    Some people may not know the name Natalie Dormer yet, but unless those people avoid screens at all costs (or don’t watch interesting things), they know who she is. She’s been Moriarty on Elementary, and has one of the coolest roles on Game of Thrones. She was Anne Boleyn on The Tudors, and, long story short, she’s everywhere at the moment. She’s also in a little number coming your way soon, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (she’s in Part 2 as well). In the clip above you can catch her introducing her team. She recently grabbed attention for shaving half her…
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    DAILY FILM DOSE: A Daily Film Appreciation and Review Blog

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    Alan Bacchus
    30 Oct 2014 | 4:19 pm
    The Bard’s tale of the ambitious Scottish lord who with his wife conspire to take the throne of Scotland by hook or crook has always made for great cinema. It’s one of the more violent and action-packed of Shakespeare plays and through the eye of Roman Polanski, at the peak of his abilities, turns the story into a ruthless and bloody parable of ambition - a film even more resonant with the Charles Manson tragedy only a couple years behind this production.The Tragedy of Macbeth (1971) dir. Roman PolanskiStarring: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin ShawBy Alan BacchusAs Macbeth Jon Finch is…
  • Gone Girl

    Alan Bacchus
    6 Oct 2014 | 1:01 pm
    If you were to simply describe the plot of Gillian Flynn’s pulpy bestseller it would come off as an outrageous Joe Eszterhas-style potboiler ripped from the era of early 90’s sexual thrillers. But when orchestrated by a master of the genre, at the top of his game, where other filmmakers would have made this picture into a sloppy ham-fisted mess, David Fincher makes two and half hours a completely engrossing experience, terrifying and witty in equal measure and self-aware enough not to take itself too seriously.Gone Girl (2014) dir. David FincherStarring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Kim…
  • All That Jazz

    Alan Bacchus
    17 Sep 2014 | 1:42 pm
    The influence of Fellini’s 8 ½ is clear in Bob Fosse’s own memoir-like fictional film. The story of a theatre director under immense pressure to make his next show a hit, while under the usual pressures of the business, told with a mixture of fantasy and realism is cut from the same mould as Fellini’s great picture. The creative evolution of Fosse’s work from 'Sweet Charity', 'Cabaret' and 'Lenny' seems to culminate in this overly ambitious yet invigorating explosion of cinema.All That Jazz (1979) dir. Bob FosseStarring: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Ann ReinkingBy Alan…
  • Insomnia

    Alan Bacchus
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:58 am
    While Erik Skjoldbjærg built upon the established cinematic traditions of procedural crime thrillers, in the light of the recent trend of atmospheric crime procedurals such as True Detective, The Killing, Prisoners, 1997’s Insomnia, in hindsight looks to be a direct aesthetic antecedent  for these other more successful pictures/series.Insomnia (1997) dir. Erik SkjoldbjærgStarring: Stellan Skarsgård, Maria Mathiesen, Sverre Anker OusdalBy Alan BacchusInsomnia was by no means an unsuccessful picture, the film received a prestigious slot at the Toronto International Film Festival,…
  • Pickpocket

    Alan Bacchus
    4 Aug 2014 | 9:05 am
    The Bresson brand of neo-realism is perhaps exemplified best with this unconventional character study of a Parisian thief desperately in need to self-fulfillment. Remarkably Bresson's seemingly simple approach uncluttered by the elements of traditional cinematic narrative allows the master filmmaker to create as much uncompromising tension as anything in Alfred Hitchcocks's filmography. Pickpocket (1959) dir. Robert BressonStarring: Martin La Salle, Marika Green, Pierre Leymarie, Dolly Scal, Jean PelegriBy Alan BacchusOpening text strangely describes the story and theme we're about to see…
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  • My 2014 Movies: Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975, on DVD,...

    19 Nov 2014 | 8:36 am
    My 2014 Movies: Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975, on DVD, home collection) Traditionally when I’ve been writing up these watched-in-2014 posts, I like to use screenshots or Photoshops from the movies reviewed, but I kept seeing this BTS shot from Holy Grail on my dashboard, and liked it much, much better than anything else I might have made, so. And besides, I’m not planning to write much about seeing this movie, other than the fact that I shared it with my 14-year-old for the first time, and the two of us had more fun than calculating the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow.
  • Hm. I don’t remember this part at all. (original image via...

    18 Nov 2014 | 11:10 am
    Hm. I don’t remember this part at all. (original image via cinemamonamour)
  • RE: earlier @danhacker said: Why couldn’t the just teleport the bodies into the furnace? The whole...

    18 Nov 2014 | 9:11 am
    RE: earlier @danhacker said: Why couldn’t the just teleport the bodies into the furnace? The whole movie is problematic because of that one fact. Here’s the fun thing about time travel movies, from the greats (Terminator 1 & 2, Back to the Future) to the lames (oh so many): they all can be picked apart. All of them. They all have paradoxes and continuity discrepancies and nitpicky scientific falsities. Time travel is silly and we all know it. But the ones that become great? The near-perfects? The ones that reward rewatching? They forge on ahead and dazzle you with their innovation…
  • My 2014 Movies: Looper (2012, on Blu-ray, home collection) After...

    18 Nov 2014 | 8:08 am
    My 2014 Movies: Looper (2012, on Blu-ray, home collection) After finishing this the other night - I watched it over the course of several nights in the past week or so, usually while doing late-night laundry (my life is glamorous) - I figured I had already written about it last year, and was mildly surprised to see that I hadn’t. As a fan of Rian Johnson’s movies (and dynamite contributions to Breaking Bad) I remember being excited for this movie on its release, and doubly so when I got the Blu-ray for my birthday earlier this year. I liked Looper very much when I saw it in the theatre in…
  • My 2014 Movies: Chef (2014, on DVD, via Redbox) This was a fun,...

    17 Nov 2014 | 10:08 am
    My 2014 Movies: Chef (2014, on DVD, via Redbox) This was a fun, enjoyable movie night this weekend, and a terrific reminder of Jon Faverau’s admirable skill set as a writer, director and actor all working together on a scaled-down, more personal level than his superhero and western/sci-fi blockbuster projects. He’s really quite good at all three jobs here, bringing a unique energy and plot structure - in which the story finds basically no conflict it needs to resolve after perhaps the 40-minute mark - to an unconventionally-told and creatively-rendered story. Which makes it all the more…
 
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    Box Office Mojo - Top Stories

  • 'Mockingjay' Spreads Its Wings with $55 Million on Friday

    22 Nov 2014 | 8:45 am
    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 opened to an estimated $55 million on Friday, which is easily the biggest opening day of the year so far.Unfortunately, it's a big step back from the last two Hunger Games movies: Catching Fire opened to $71 million last year, while the original Hunger Games debuted to $67.3 million back in 2012.Mockingjay also opened below the penultimate chapters of the Twilight and Harry Potter franchises ($71.2 million and $61.7 million, respectively).If Mockingjay ...
  • Forecast: Will 'Mockingjay' Open Over $150 Million This Weekend?

    20 Nov 2014 | 4:46 pm
    Friday AM Update: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 opened to an estimated $17 million on Thursday night. While that's easily the biggest Thursday night debut of the year so far, it is significantly lower than Catching Fire's $25 million opening on the same weekend last year.It's also off from the first Hunger Games movie, which took in $19.7 million from midnight-only showings back in 2012. This is a concerning statistic-with showtimes starting at 8 p.m., Mockingjay absolutely should hav...
  • 'Dumb' Sequel Takes First Ahead of 'Big Hero 6,' 'Interstellar'

    16 Nov 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Nearly 20 years after moviegoers were first introduced to Harry and Lloyd, the pair of morons once again ruled the box office this weekend.Long-awaited sequel Dumb and Dumber To opened to $36.1 million, which was enough to take first place away from strong holdover Big Hero 6.The Top 12 earned $129.6 million this weekend, which is up nine percent from the same weekend last year. Dumb and Dumber To's $36.1 million is the biggest live-action debut for Jim Carrey since 2003's Bruce Almighty, a...
  • Around-the-World Roundup: 'Interstellar' Scores in China, Adds $106 Million Overseas

    16 Nov 2014 | 11:30 am
    Christopher Nolan's Interstellar had another fantastic weekend at the international box office. Playing in 63 markets, the movie added $107.9 million for an early total of $225.8 million.In China, Interstellar earned $41.7 million over its first five days. That's the second-biggest debut ever for Warner Bros. behind Pacific Rim (which received a boost from 3D pricing). The movie is now virtually guaranteed to earn over $100 million in this market.Interstellar's holdover markets dropped just...
  • Friday Report: 'Dumber' Sequel Leads with $14.2 Million

    15 Nov 2014 | 9:15 am
    Eager to finally see Harry and Lloyd's new adventure, Dumb and Dumber fans rushed out to theaters on Friday. The long-awaited sequel, Dumb and Dumber To, easily took first place yesterday, and should wind up with an opening weekend north of $35 million.Meanwhile, Interstellar topped Big Hero 6 on Friday, though those positions will switch for the full weekend.Playing at 3,154 locations, Dumb and Dumber To opened to an impressive $14.2 million yesterday. That's the biggest live-action openin...
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  • 'Better Angels’ review: Lincoln in black-and-white a la Malick

    By Mick LaSalle
    20 Nov 2014 | 12:01 am
    “The Better Angels” has bursts of life — moving, poetic moments of a kind that you won’t find in any other film this year — but it can’t honestly be described as a success. A movie can’t be a success if it makes the audience wish it were over, and with this noble effort, the wishes start rising to heaven after about an hour. [...] the artistic question that hovers over the project is whether the Malick approach to filmmaking can be exported. Shot in black-and-white, the film tells the story of the Lincoln family, from their early days in Indiana, through the death of Abe’s…
  • 'Foxcatcher’ review: Too small for the epic treatment

    By Mick LaSalle
    20 Nov 2014 | 12:01 am
    Inflating the tale beyond its natural scale only makes it feel trivial, like a fuss built around a minor incident. Miller applies the same treatment here to the story of eccentric millionaire John du Pont and the training facility he built in the late 1980s around the Schultz brothers, a pair of Olympic gold medalists in wrestling. If “Foxcatcher” has a saving grace (it doesn’t), it would be its performances, which are arresting enough to keep an audience rapt for the first hour. Steve Carell is especially striking as du Pont, a performance that mixes an imitation of the real du Pont…
  • 'Homesman’ review: You actually want to watch this boring movie

    By Mick LaSalle
    20 Nov 2014 | 12:01 am
    The film occupies that peculiar space that many of us would prefer to believe doesn’t exist, a movie that’s worthy but often inert, by turns enriching and enervating: a good boring movie. The phrase “feminist Western” has been thrown around with regard to the film. Better to say “The Homesman,” based on a 1988 novel by Glendon Swarthout, is concerned with the struggles of women in the West. Hilary Swank plays Mary, a resourceful landowner and respected member of the community who gets along fine on her own but would really like to have a husband. In any case, Mary is not…
  • 'Rocks in My Pockets’ review: Brave, dark look at family history

    By David Lewis
    20 Nov 2014 | 12:01 am
    The wildly imaginative “Rocks in My Pocket” isn’t your average foray into animation: The barrage of fantastical images and virtually nonstop voice-over make for a heavy-duty cinematic experience, but writer-director-animator-producer-narrator Signe Baumane adds a welcome dose of dark humor and redemption to make this intense ride worth going on. Signe, who suffers from her own bouts of depression, also discovers that three of her cousins are likewise dealing with mental illness. The talented Baumane is also somewhat off-putting as a narrator, though her powerful voice-over in the final…
  • 'Dumb and Dumber To’ review: What were they thinking?

    By Mick LaSalle
    13 Nov 2014 | 2:59 pm
    Either out of nostalgia, or a sense of loyalty, or some epic misreading of the script, or a payday beyond the dreams of most mere mortals, Carrey and Daniels agreed to appear in this ghastly sequel, which is more than just not funny. Directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly, who collaborated on the screenplay with four other people, “Dumb and Dumber To” gets off to an awful start that sets the tone for all that follows. Twenty years after their “Dumb and Dumber” adventures, Lloyd (Carrey) is catatonic and institutionalized, and Harry has been visiting him once a week for 20…
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    The Movie Blog

  • Interview: America the Beautiful 3 Director Darryl Roberts

    Jim
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:50 pm
              America the Beautiful 3 opens up in Chicago on Friday November 21st.  Prior to the release I got a chance to sit down and speak...
  • Trailer: Pitch Perfect 2

    The "Superior" Anthony
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:49 pm
      The Barden Bellas are back in “Pitch Perfect 2,” the follow-up to summer 2012’s smash hit. The comedy will be helmed by Elizabeth Banks, co-star and producer of “Pitch...
  • Review: America the Beautiful 3

    Jim
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:48 pm
        Synopsis: The third installment of America the Beautiful explores America’s controversial and shameless sexualization of our youth. Theories and observations merely scratch the surface of a culture centered...
  • Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 left me starving

    Ryan
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:45 pm
      Synopsis: When Katniss destroys the games, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destroyed. She meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion,...
  • The Correct Opinion Ep. 7 discusses Hunger Games, new Rocky film, and Jurassic World

    Ryan
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:18 pm
      The Movie Blog presents their official podcast, The Correct Opinion!   On this episode of The Correct Opinion:   Ryan, Anthony, and Jim discuss The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part...
 
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    MarketSaw - 3D Movies, Gaming and Technology

  • Blue Sky Studios PEANUTS by Schulz Trailer #2 Impresses

    19 Nov 2014 | 5:36 pm
    .post-space {line-height: 1.5em;} .red { color:#990000; } .green { color:#38761d; } .title { text-transform:uppercase; } Tim here, and I have to say that this second trailer for Peanuts coming... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Check The Full Gag Reel For GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY!

    19 Nov 2014 | 1:35 pm
    For all of you GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY fans out there (including me), I've been waiting for this! The full blooper reel from the movie in anticipation of the Blu-ray release that's coming on December... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • New BTS Video And The New Extended Trailer For AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

    12 Nov 2014 | 11:21 am
    Take a look at the new extended trailer for Joss Whedon's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON which features some new shots AND a cool 2 minute Behind The Scenes (BTS) video of the massive production. I'm... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Blackmagic Design Releases 3D VFX Software Fusion 7

    10 Nov 2014 | 3:54 pm
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  • STAR WARS EPISODE VII Title Revealed!

    6 Nov 2014 | 11:39 am
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  • Representations of purgatory and limbo in popular culture

    Alice
    22 Nov 2014 | 5:30 am
    In the Catholic tradition, purgatory is an afterlife destination reserved for souls who are ultimately bound for heaven. It is still a doctrine of the Catholic Church, despite confusion about its status. In 2007, the residing Pope Benedict XVI asked Church theologians to reconsider another Catholic afterlife destination: limbo. Limbo was traditionally thought to be on the “lip of hell” or the edge of heaven (hence the name limbo, which derives from the Latin limbus, for edge). Limbo was believed to be the final destination for the souls of unbaptized babies. The unsettling implications of…
  • Tiberius on Capri: in pursuit of vice or just avoiding mother?

    KatherineS
    22 Nov 2014 | 3:30 am
    In AD 14, two thousand years ago this summer, the emperor Augustus, having dominated Rome for over forty years, finally breathed his last. The new emperor was his step-son Tiberius. While Augustus’ achievement in ending civil war and discreetly transforming a republic into one-man rule provokes grudging admiration even from those who aren’t keen on autocracy, Tiberius has very few fans. Suetonius’ biography, the third in his twelve Lives of the Caesars, offers some intriguing insights into why this might be. Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar Descended from one of Rome’s most noble…
  • Windows on the past: how places get their names

    GeorgiaM
    22 Nov 2014 | 1:30 am
    Standing underneath the monstrous Soviet statue of “Motherland Calls” looking out over the mighty Volga River, I could understand why the city should have been renamed, rather unimaginatively, Volgograd “City on the Volga”. Between 1925 and 1961 it had been called Stalingrad, and was site of one of the most ferocious battles in the Second World War. By 1925, Josef Stalin was the Communist Party General Secretary, and the trend to rename cities and towns in his honor had begun. Since he had been chairman of the local military committee which had organized the defense of…
  • The literature and history of Chaucer

    Catherine Fehre
    22 Nov 2014 | 12:30 am
    To read Chaucer today is, in some measure, to read him historically. For instance, when the poet tells us in the ‘General Prologue’ to the Canterbury Tales that the Knight’s crusading experiences include service with the Teutonic Order in ‘Lettow’ (i.e. Lithuania), comprehension of the literal sense or denotation of the text requires some knowledge of fourteenth-century institutions, ideas and events. More generally, discussions of whether the Knight’s crusading activities are being held up for approval or disapproval in the ‘General Prologue’ (i.e., of the text’s…
  • Six questions with Amy DeRogatis

    Carolyn Napolitano
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:30 pm
    In her new book, Amy DeRogatis explores a relatively untouched topic: evangelicals and sexuality. While many may think that evangelicals are anti-sex, DeRogatis argues that this could not be further from the truth. We sat down with the author of Saving Sex: Sexuality and Salvation in American Evangelicalism to learn more about her research into the topic. How did you become interested in this topic? My interest in this topic began when I was asked a question by a student in my Religion and Gender class at Michigan State University (MSU). In the course we had been reading a book that discussed…
 
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    Observations on film art

  • Little things mean a lot: Micro-stylistics

    bordwellblog
    12 Nov 2014 | 8:11 am
    DB here: In The Sound of Fury (aka Try and Get Me!, 1951), Howard Tyler has drifted into crime under the guidance of a breezy sociopath. They commit a string of holdups, culminating in a kidnapping. Howard’s partner bashes in the skull of their young captive. Wandering drunk and despairing, Howard ends up in the apartment of Hazel, a lonely manicurist. As Howard lolls on the sofa, she turns away to switch off the radio. The next move is up to us. If we’re alert, we can spot, on the end table in the corner of the frame, a newspaper with a headline that may be announcing the police…
  • Bread, circuses, and Oscar buzz

    bordwellblog
    6 Nov 2014 | 2:01 pm
    Kristin here: A little over a month ago, Entertainment Weekly posted a story about this year’s Oscar bait. It began in a surprising way: It’s September, so why wouldn’t we start predicting an Oscar race that won’t finish for another five months? To be fair, Venice, Telluride, and the Toronto film festivals have all concluded. Many films have screened. Many films have connected with audiences, and a rough draft of the Oscar race is beginning to come into focus. Sure, no Academy member will even begin popping in those screener DVDs for another couple of months, but it’s still…
  • Say hello to GOODBYE TO LANGUAGE

    bordwellblog
    2 Nov 2014 | 6:44 pm
    DB here: Godard is making trouble again. Adieu au langage–known now as Goodbye to Language– is doing better in the US than any of his films have done in the last thirty-some years. It has a per-screen average of $13,500, which is about twice that attained by Ouija in its opening last weekend. But that average represents only two screens, and it’s going to be hard to expand because Goodbye to Language is in 3D. Many art houses would love to play it, but they lacked the money to upgrade to 3D during the big digital conversion of recent years. Even high-powered venues in New…
  • Gone Grrrl

    bordwellblog
    21 Oct 2014 | 5:44 pm
    Gone Girl. DB here: How are contemporary movies, even this weekend’s releases, indebted to earlier traditions? Sometimes Kristin and I tackle this question. We’re not (I hope) trying to impress you as connoisseurs of esoteric knowledge. We’re definitely not trying to play down a movie’s originality by yawning and shrugging and murmuring “We’ve seen it all before.” Instead, as historians of film forms and styles, we’re interested in the ways that current movies reconfigure techniques that have been circulating across cinema history. A lot of those techniques involve…
  • Adieu to Vancouver 2014

    bordwellblog
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:33 pm
    Jauja. Kristin here: The Vancouver International Film Festival ended this past Friday. I had hoped to post a wrap-up entry over the weekend, but illness intervened. Herewith a summary of several films I enjoyed this year.   Too clever by half Some films are obviously and thoroughly pretentious. This year Field of Dogs (Lech Majewski, 2014) fell into that category. I had had high hopes for it, since I very much liked Majewski’s The Mill & the Cross at the 2011 festival. Unfortunately, it’s a completely different film, overcomplicated and, for me, nearly unwatchable. Two…
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    B-Lines and Felines

  • Celebrate Losing Heart and The Bleaklisted Books with a #giveaway

    Donna Brown
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:37 pm
    It’s been a busy month! Donna launched Losing Heart earlier in the month and we’ll be rounding off the month with the release of The Bleaklisted Books (A Feline Central Book). To celebrate these two launches and the release of the Man vs Cat (A Feline Central Book) and Double-take Tales audiobooks, we’re hosting a giveaway. Happy reading (and listening)! Want to know any more about any of these books? Just click the covers! a Rafflecopter giveaway The post Celebrate Losing Heart and The Bleaklisted Books with a #giveaway appeared first on B-Lines and Felines.
  • Masterpieces #34: Resident Evil 2

    Dave Brown
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:22 am
    About Resident Evil 2 (1998)Resident Evil 2 is the next chapter in the unparalleled game that defines the survival horror genre. It begins as Raccoon City continues to endure an onslaught of terror and fear as a mysterious, flesh-eating virus spreads into the town that turns everyone it infects into zombies. Resident Evil 2 introduces players to Leon Kennedy, a Raccoon City rookie policeman, and Claire Redfield, a tough heroine in search of her brother. Players can control either Leon or Claire as they explore the entire Raccoon City locale with its huge 3D environments, and swarms of…
  • The Diary of Mr Kain: Week #7

    Dave Brown
    17 Nov 2014 | 3:32 am
    Monday The job search continues for Beard Face. His latest idea was to contact the local council and see if they’d pay him to walk the streets and prevent people stepping on the cracks in the pavement or walking under ladders. He tried to reason that such bizarre superstitions were genuine and that he could prove it because the previous night he’d watched a program on TV called The Gullible Morons’ Guide to Superstitious Thingies. Sounds genuine to me! Tuesday The Christmas shopping is now done and it’s down to Beard Face to wrap all the gifts. This will take some time because…
  • Masterpieces #33: A Fraction of the Whole

    Dave Brown
    12 Nov 2014 | 8:33 am
    About A Fraction of the Whole (2008)With rights sold around the world, this irreverent comic adventure spanning three continents is poised to be one of the most talked about fiction debuts of the year. A Fraction of the Whole marks the arrival of an ambitious new writer who deftly mixes humour, surprise, and astute observations of the human condition to create a novel that entertains, scandalizes, and enlightens. Martin Dean spent his entire life analyzing absolutely everything – from the benefits of suicide to the virtues of strip clubs versus brothels. Now that he’s dead, his…
  • The Diary of Mr Kain: Week #6

    Dave Brown
    10 Nov 2014 | 4:11 am
    Monday Charlie is excited about the imminent arrival of Bleaklisted Books. Championed by Beard Face and Frizzy Hair, looking to profit from the ramblings of a sadistic maniac, the book is out at the end of November and chronicles a series of books Charlie has read and condemned for a multitude of reasons. Sounds compelling reading. Think I’ll stick with my James Patterson novels. Tuesday Beard Face’s job search continues. This week he decided to try his luck with a job as a Cat Whisperer. He asked me if I’d mind being a guinea pig for him to experiment on before the interview. I asked…
 
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    Jinni Blog

  • A movie for everyone – 20.11.14

    Asaf
    13 Nov 2014 | 8:20 am
    Believe it or not, there are other films to watch this weekend other than “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1“. Really. Just watch the list below and maybe you’ll find something better suited for you and your viewing partner this weekend. A movie for everyone this weekend: There’s the critically acclaimed offbeat dramedy Birdman. Or how ’bout the thought provoking Rosewater? The captivating independent drama Whiplash is still pounding its’ way into viewers and critics hearts. Jake Gyllenhaal becomes a Nightcrawler in this tense and cynical crime drama.
  • November’s Finest

    Asaf_and _Barak
    5 Nov 2014 | 7:35 am
    In case you haven’t noticed, November is already here which means it’s time to see what’s worth seeing this month.  Some major blockbusters are heading our way plus Oscar wannabe contenders. On the TV section we have Lilyhammer in a new season plus  Katherine Heigl is back for another round on TV. Let’s see who are Novembers’ finest! Movies: Interstellar – For those looking for futuristic and stylized adventures. What? Perhaps the most talked-about film of the year. Christopher Nolan shows us what it would be like when mankind is forced to leave earth. A group of explorers are…
  • Octobers’ Finest!

    Asaf_and _Barak
    28 Sep 2014 | 2:36 am
    It’s October, the 10th month of the year and we’ve got 10 recommendations for you! We’ve got 5 movies and 5 TV shows for you to try. You’ll cry, you’ll laugh, you’ll get excited and you’ll experience all possible human emotions! Well, maybe that’s a bit stretching it but you’ll definitely be entertained… Ready? These are October’s Finest! Movies: Gone Girl – For those looking for critically acclaimed psychological thrillers. What? October brings with it  an Oscar breeze and here’s ‘Gone Girl’ which gets an Oscar buzz from previous screenings. David…
  • September’s Finest!

    Asaf_and _Barak
    31 Aug 2014 | 1:58 am
      Remember remember the 1st of September! For it marks the end of blockbuster season! For it marks the beginning of the end of summer! For it marks the date of our monthly blog about the best TV shows and movies coming at you this month! 8 TV shows, 8 movies. Let’s dance – These are Septembers’ Finest! Movies: The Identical – For those who love periodic music dramas.   What? –  A captivating and sentimental story about two twins, separated at birth, who years later find their paths collide on a tragic turn of events. Can music heal all wounds? When? 5.9 Who? Ray Liotta,…
  • August’s Finest!

    Asaf_and _Barak
    29 Jul 2014 | 8:14 am
    As we all know, Summer is the blockbuster season. The films with the biggest budget, biggest special effects and biggest marketing campaigns. This month we decided to pay more attention to the smaller budget films that might slip under you radar. Some of which only come out on limited release but you can mark them on your wish list for the future. For all you TV fans out there, check out the section below with all the whos and whats that are coming soon. So here we go, this is August’s Finest! Movies: Calvaryfor fans of the McDonagh brothers. What? A goodhearted priest is threatened during…
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    FilmBook

  • TV Review: CONSTANTINE: Season 1, Episode 5: Danse Vaudou [NBC]

    Mufsin Mahbub
    22 Nov 2014 | 4:26 am
      NBC’s Constantine Danse Vaudou TV Show Review. Constantine: Season 1, Episode 5: Danse Vaudou showed some progress for the show even though it wasn’t as a strong as last week’s one. The episode was a mere ghost story that involved some voodoo magic taking place in New Orleans. There [...]Continue reading: TV Review: CONSTANTINE: Season 1, Episode 5: Danse Vaudou [NBC]
  • Film Casting: PATIENT ZERO, ZOOLANDER 2, Katee Sackhoff in GIRL FLU

    Rollo Tomasi
    21 Nov 2014 | 6:46 pm
      Patient Zero, Zoolander 2, Girl Flu, and other films have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change. The Panopticon Keanu Reeves is in talks to star in Tarsem Singh‘s action-thriller “The Panopticon” “The [...]Continue reading: Film Casting: PATIENT ZERO, ZOOLANDER 2, Katee Sackhoff in GIRL FLU
  • THE STAND: Stephen King’s Book Will Be Split into Four Films

    Mufsin Mahbub
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:52 pm
      Josh Boone to Make The Stand into Four Movies. The Stand is regarded as one of Stephen King’s best work with its 1000-page story, but it would be difficult to put all that into a film. Back in September, it was hinted that the film will be more than [...]Continue reading: THE STAND: Stephen King’s Book Will Be Split into Four Films
  • TV Review: SUPERNATURAL: Season 10, Episode 6: Ask Jeeves [The CW]

    Lindsay Bern
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:43 pm
      The CW’s Supernatural  Ask Jeeves TV Show Review. Supernatural: Season 10, Episode 6: Ask Jeeves was, honestly, a bit disappointing. I have to say that this episode was, unfortunately, the type of episode I most fear in a Supernatural season: filler. No new monsters, no real advancement of the [...]Continue reading: TV Review: SUPERNATURAL: Season 10, Episode 6: Ask Jeeves [The CW]
  • GOTHAM: Season 1, Episode 10: Lovecraft TV Show Trailer [Fox]

    Thomas Fairfield
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:32 pm
      Gotham Lovecraft Promo. Fox‘s Gotham: Season 1, Episode 10: Lovecraft TV show trailer stars Sean Pertwee, David Mazouz, Camren Bicondova, Ben McKenzie and Nicholas D’Agosto. Gotham Season 1, Episode 10: Lovecraft‘s plot synopsis: “Following a misstep, Gordon is reassigned to duty at Arkham Asylum. Meanwhile, Selina leads a new friend on a [...]Continue reading: GOTHAM: Season 1, Episode 10: Lovecraft TV Show Trailer [Fox]
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    Daily Actor

  • Monologue: ‘Other Desert Cities’ | Male, Mid 20’s – Early 30’s

    Lance Carter
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:43 pm
    ‘Other Desert Cities’ by Jon Robin Baitz From: Play Type: Dramatic Character: Trip Wyeth, a bright, funny, TV producer Gender: Male Age Range: Mid 20’s, Early 30’s Summary: After listening to his family argue over a book his sister has just published about their late... If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
  • Monologue: ‘The Goodbye Girl’ by Neil Simon

    Lance Carter
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:10 pm
    ‘The Goodbye Girl’  by Neil Simon From: Movie Type: Dramedy Character: Elliott Gender: Male Age Range: 20’s, 30’s Summary: A frustrated Elliott explains what he thinks of his roommate, Paula. More Information: Amazon Watch Now Click here to download the monologue Elliott:... If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
  • Trailer: ‘Danny Collins’, A True Story Featuring Songs by John Lennon, Starring Al Pacino

    Lance Carter
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:05 am
    Danny Collins: Inspired by a true story, Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on... If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
  • Broadway Review: ‘Disgraced’ at the Lyceum Theatre

    Chris McKittrick
    20 Nov 2014 | 3:08 pm
    If you put an ex-Muslim lawyer, an African-American lawyer, a Jewish art curator, and a WASP artist who primary works with Islamic themes in her art together at a dinner party, mix with a few cocktails and professional stress, and then bring up religion and politics, well, you can guess what might... If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
  • Has Hollywood Taken A Step Back When It Comes to Women in Hollywood?

    Kristyn Burtt
    19 Nov 2014 | 1:58 pm
    If you think things have gotten better in Hollywood for women, think again. A recent Elle magazine article revealed that sexism is alive and well in Tinsel Town. While things certainly have improved over the decades, New York actress Katrina Day is pointing out areas where it still exists — casting... If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
 
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    Filmcrave.com New Movie Reviews

  • Nightcrawler Movie Review (3.5/4 Stars)

    22 Nov 2014 | 10:06 am
    Lou Bloom: "Steady hands, steady hands". The story is about a young man, desperate for work, stumbles upon the seedy underworld of L.A.'s crime journalism. The break-neck pace is all about being the first on the scene - murder, accidents, fires, mayhem - and selling the gratuitous footage to the local news stations. But the better he gets, the more likely he is going to become the ne... read more
  • Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, The Movie Review (2.5/4 Stars)

    22 Nov 2014 | 4:28 am
    On the one hand, it's nowhere near as bad as I thought it was gonna be considering how they cynically decided to split the last book into 2 movies solely for monetary gain. But on the other, while the film does take its time developing the characters alittle better there is little action and adventure compared to the previous installments in the series. It's probably the talkiest young-adult bl... read more
  • Dumb and Dumber To Movie Review (3/4 Stars)

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:30 am
    Harry's Dad: "We loved you, Harry". Lloyd Christmas: "They loved you long time". The film is about are two main character's Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne back together and are on a new quest: to track down a long-lost child in the hopes of gaining a kidney. It's be over years since the first movie came out and the critics may have hated the first movie, but for most people it was hilar... read more
  • Beyond the Lights Movie Review (3/4 Stars)

    19 Nov 2014 | 10:07 am
    The world of Pop music gets an unlikely makeover in the Amar'e Stoudemire produced, and Gina Prince-Bythewood directed film "Beyond the Lights." It stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw as singer/glam girl Noni Jean and Minnie Driver as her “momager” Macy Jean. We’re introduced to Noni first as a little girl in London, being made ready for a talent show by her mom. Her mom is frantically trying to c... read more
  • Interstellar Movie Review (2.5/4 Stars)

    16 Nov 2014 | 4:19 pm
    Interstellar is a film that has the ambitious vision to be one of the monumental films, making a unique mark on cinema, but which falls just short of that, and remains merely an excellent movie. When you aim that high, as Nolan has a habit of doing, you sometimes fall short. What this film has going for it is mind-boggling visuals, and high-concept inspiration that will be a cause for conversa... read more
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    Shockya.com

  • Enter to Win a What If Blu-ray Signed by Daniel Radcliffe in Shockya’s Twitter Giveaway

    Karen Benardello
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:17 am
    Discover the possibilities of finding true love and connections in the fast-paced life of Toronto in the upcoming home release of Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan’s romantic comedy, ‘What If.’ Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the film, which ponders the question of what if being friends has its benefits, on Tuesday (November 25) on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. In celebration of ‘What If’s upcoming home release, Shockya is giving away three copies of the romantic comedy’s Blu-ray, which are all signed by Radcliffe. To enter, follow us @Shockya and…
  • Exclusive Glimpse at the Cover for Jeffrey Reddick and J.D. Matthews’ Novel Tamara Shows Karma’s a Witch

    Karen Benardello
    22 Nov 2014 | 8:11 am
    Tamara Riley is proving that high school can be hell for everyone in the new cover for authors Jeffrey Reddick and J.D. Matthews’ recently released E-book, ‘Tamara.’ The cover for the novel, whose Kindle edition is now available on Amazon, is being revealed exclusively on Shockya before it’s officially unveiled for the novel’s expanded release in print. ‘Tamara’ is based on the original R-rated script Reddick penned for his 2005 horror film of the same name, which featured Jenna Dewan Tatum in the title role. The novel includes characters, storylines…
  • James Gunn on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Bonus Features, The Film’s Success & Beyond

    Melissa Molina
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:00 pm
    This is the week a lot of Marvel movie universe fans have been waiting for, and that’s the Digital HD release of James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’ While many of you are beginning to salivate at the mere thought of watching the hit summer movie at least twenty times over, let’s walk through some of the cool bonus feature pieces that are to be found. There’s a lot of highlights fans can find from the bonus features, but one of those that many are talking about is the 8-bit transitional points. The pixelated version of director James Gunn walks and flies…
  • New Clips from Late Phases Released in Time for VOD and Select Theatrical Release

    monique
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:18 am
    Dark Sky Film’s unconventional horror-thriller “Late Phases” is now available on VOD and in select theaters! The film, starring Nick Damici and Ethan Embry, is directed by Adrian Garcia Bogliano and features a war veteran who is being forced into a slower lifestyle by his son. But, as fate would have it, that slower pace has to be put on the backburner to save the community. “Crescent Bay is not the ideal place to spend one’s golden years, especially since the once-idyllic retirement community has been beset by a series of deadly animal attacks from the ominous…
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment Dares You to Enter Fear Clinic with Blu-ray and DVD Release

    Karen Benardello
    21 Nov 2014 | 6:56 am
    Get ready to be treated by horror icon Robert Englund in his anticipated film, ‘Fear Clinic,’ which is set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on Febraruy 10, 2015 by Anchor Bay Entertainment. The highly anticipated and shocking movie, which is based ont he critically acclaimed and fan favorite 2009 FEARnet.com series, was directed by ‘Laid to Rest’ helmer, Robert G. Hull. In addition to the famed ‘Freddy Krueger’ star, ‘Fear Clinic’ also features Fiona Dourif, Angelina Armani, Thomas Dekker, Stone Sour and Slipknot lead vocalist Corey Taylor in…
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    beforethetrailer.com

  • A First Look Video Of Batman Vs. Superman Filming in Chicago

    David
    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

    Paul
    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

    Paul
    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

    Paul
    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.
  • New York Comic Con 2014 in Photos: NBC’s Constantine

    Paul
    19 Oct 2014 | 4:19 pm
    Series Stars Matt Ryan, Angelica Celaya, and Executive Producer David S. Goyer attended an advanced screening of the complete pilot of new series “Constantine” followed by a brief Q&A. The series, based on the popular comic book series “Hellblazer” from DC Comics follows John Constantine, a seasoned demon hunter and master of the armed with a ferocious knowledge of the dark arts and a wickedly naughty wit. The series will premiere Friday, October 24th 10/9c on NBC.
 
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  • Neon Trees

    Anonymous
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:52 pm
    This week we spotlight the pop/rock band, Neon Trees, and talk with them about their fun, catchy new album, “Pop Psychology.” Plus we talk to author Eric Metaxas about his new book, “Miracles,” provide you with some Black Friday survival tips, share with you our Christmas list, discover the purpose of the cumberbun and create new ways to call someone “large and in charge.”
  • What Does God Sound Like?

    tania.harris.71
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Ridley Scott made an interesting decision for the voice of God, and it raises an important question. How would you depict God’s voice if you were making a movie? I was fascinated to hear of director Ridley Scott’s choice in his soon-to-released epic Exodus: Gods and Kings. Scott cast an 11-year-old British schoolboy to play the role. The director said the boy was chosen to ‘exude innocence and purity’. In the 1998 animated movie, The Prince of Egypt, each cast member whispered God’s lines, so that His voice ended up sounding like a symphony of various people.
  • Officer Darren Wilson May Soon Resign from Ferguson Police Department

    Anonymous
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:22 am
    The officer who shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown in a confrontation on Aug. 9 is in talks to resign from the Ferguson Police Department. According to reports, Officer Darren Wilson “is in the final stages of negotiations” with local officials over the terms of his resignation. Today, a grand jury will meet, likely for the last time, to determine if charges will be brought against Wilson in the Brown killing. Since the shooting, Wilson has said that he did nothing wrong. According to CNN he’s told colleagues that the resignation is a move “to help ease pressure and protect…
  • Your (Slightly Early) Christmas Playlist

    jessec
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:15 am
    It's (almost) the most wonderful time of the year. Because it’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year, we’ve compiled a playlist of new Christmas tunes (and a few favorites from the last couple of years), to get your holiday season off the right start. Sure, a sizable chunk of Christmas music borders on insufferable, but these songs really do help make the season bright. Give it a listen or—if you must—bookmark it and come back to it after Thanksgiving. Either way, fa la la la la la ...
  • Chris Traeger and Ann Perkins Are Returning to ‘Parks and Rec’

    Anonymous
    21 Nov 2014 | 6:57 am
    We’ve got good news and bad news for Parks and Rec fans. The good news is that Chris Traeger and Ann Perkins (played by Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones) will return to Pawnee for the show’s final season next year. The bad news is, they’ll only be back for a single episode. In an interview with TVLine.com, executive producer Mike Schur said, “We made a list of people that we needed to see back one more time. We didn’t get everybody we wanted … But a lot of the people we were hoping to see one more time — we managed to make that happen.” The seventh and final season of the NBC sitcom…
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    Dave On Film

  • Review: Interstellar

    Dave Taylor
    11 Nov 2014 | 9:34 pm
    Cinema can explore the most intimate of topics or the grandest, and sometimes the stories can be connected in surprising ways. How much difference is there between our relationship to each other and our relationship with the universe after all? It’s the intersection between these two core stories that makes Interstellar one of the most powerful films of 2014 and one of the best science fiction films of a very long time. The film is set in a dismal near future where horrendous dust storms decimate food and humankind is dying for something to eat. Wheat has died from blight, then the…
  • Review: Cantinflas

    Dave Taylor
    2 Nov 2014 | 6:37 pm
    I love the 1956 film Around the World in Eighty Days, a remarkable travelogue of a film by first-time producer Michael Todd, based on the terrific Jules Verne book of the same name. My kids have seen it multiple times too, and it’s become a family favorite with its action, adventure, dancing, romance and beautiful world-hopping story. One of the very best parts of the film is the manservant Passepartout, played by the popular Mexican actor Cantinflas. But who was Cantinflas? That’s what the 2014 art house biopic Cantinflas sets out to explore. Primarily in subtitled Spanish,…
  • Review: LFO

    Dave Taylor
    28 Oct 2014 | 9:55 am
    Some films lend themselves to the constraints of indie films with their lower budgets, slower pace and generally more claustrophobic sensibility. You can’t create Transformers or Inception on a shoestring. Fortunately, LFO is one of the indie films where it all really works perfectly, offering up a dark, twisted and wry sci-fi parable for our times. LFO tells the story of Robert (Patrik Karlson), a reclusive and troubled sound engineer who creates a hypnotic sound wave that instantly puts people into a passive, hyper-suggestive state when heard. But Robert is a twisted and bitter guy…
  • Review: Fury

    Dave Taylor
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:52 pm
    War is inherently cinematic. The stark comparison between good and bad, the grey areas of moral or amoral behavior, the stripping away of the thin veneer of civilization and civilized behavior, and the historical replay — or reinvention — of heinous situations. It’s no wonder that for any given war there are dozens if not hundreds of films. No war has been covered more thoroughly than World War II, however, with its deep and profound impact on all peoples and all corners of the globe. The grand sweep of the war has been covered effectively before, but it’s the ability…
  • Review: Dracula Untold

    Dave Taylor
    13 Oct 2014 | 7:04 pm
    While the popular mythology of vampires seems to be all sparkly and romantic (to wit, the banal Twilight series) the creatures themselves have a darker past, tapping into a mythic, archetypal fear of things that stir in the dark. Modern beliefs stem from 1890’s author Bram Stoker and his sensational book Dracula, but the myth is widely believed to have been based on the life of 15th Century nobleman Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia and member of the House of Draculesti. A bloodthirsty and vicious soldier, he was dubbed Vlad the Impaler for his habit of impaling his enemies on stakes,…
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    Fandango Movie News

  • News Briefs: Mel Gibson May Direct Andrew Garfield in a War Pic; New 'Fifty Shades of Grey' TV Spot

    20 Nov 2014 | 9:52 pm
    Hacksaw Ridge: Academy Award-winning director Mel Gibson is in talks to direct his first film since Apocalypto (2006). The new project, titled Hacksaw Ridge, tells the story of a U.S. Army medic during World War II who saved many lives; he became the first conscientious objector to win the Congressional Medal of Honor. Andrew Garfield is in talks to play the medic. [Deadline]   Green Room: Patrick Stewart is front and center in the first official photo from Green Room, a...Read MoreRead Comments
  • 'Zoolander 2' Is Happening and Here's What You Need to Know

    20 Nov 2014 | 1:14 pm
    As of today, Dumb and Dumber To -- a sequel to an absurd, 20-year-old comedy -- has been in theaters for less than a week and is already sitting on a box office haul of over $55 million. So when a simple, long-overdue sequel hits big, you can bet that Hollywood is paying attention. Enter Zoolander 2. The first Zoolander isn't quite as old as Dumb and Dumber, nor did it ever gain the same kind of household recognition, but it's had a very healthy life on DVD, cable and Netflix since...Read MoreRead Comments
  • Exclusive: 'Home' Poster Debut

    20 Nov 2014 | 10:00 am
    What could possibly go wrong when an ordinary Earth girl, an accident-prone alien and a cat named Pig embark on an intergalactic road trip? Find out when Home opens in theaters on March 27. Fasten your seatbelt and check out Fandango’s exclusive debut of the poster for the DreamWorks Animation film Home.  Read MoreRead Comments
  • Watch: The 'Pitch Perfect 2' Trailer Is Just Perfect

    20 Nov 2014 | 7:22 am
    It started out as a small movie about an all-female singing group, but not long after Pitch Perfect hit theaters it became an instant fan favorite, growing in popularity once it arrived on home video, and of course that meant a sequel wouldn't be too far away. Now we have the first trailer for Pitch Perfect 2, due in theaters on May 15, 2015, and... well, they crushed it. The Bellas are most definitely back, and this time they're going global. Even better... the female-driven...Read MoreRead Comments
  • News Briefs: 'The Graduate' Director Mike Nichols Dies at 83; Melissa McCarthy Will Be Tinker Bell

    19 Nov 2014 | 11:27 pm
    One of the finest directors of the last half century, Mike Nichols has left and gone away. The end of that sentence should hopefully remind you of his best known movie, The Graduate, for which he won the Oscar for Best Director in 1968. He was also nominated for helming Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Silkwood and Working Girl. The Remains of the Day, which Nichols produced, was a Best Picture nominee.   Going in Style: Dustin Hoffman is...Read MoreRead Comments
 
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    The Cleveland Movie Blog

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

    Matt Finley
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:46 pm
    Review by Matt FinleyWhen last we saw two-time Hunger Games competitor Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), she had just broken out of the arena and found sanctuary with a group of District 13 rebels under the leadership of game designer-turned-revolutionary Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman).  THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE director Francis Lawrence's THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1, an adaptation of the first half of the final book in Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy, picks up several weeks later, and chronicles the final steps in Katniss' transformation from The…
  • Dope Island: Just in time for Pearl Harbor Day, the latest from Japan

    Charles Cassady Jr.
    18 Nov 2014 | 10:26 pm
    As my regular readers (the columnist laughs ruefully, pauses) ...know, I have a sideline watching and reviewing fresh home-video releases in Japanese animation. This is a curious personal situation, as Japanese history and culture holds certain negative associations for me. Pearl Harbor, the Rape of Nanking, the bad KARATE KID sequels and some other disagreeable episodes that the Chinese and the Koreans and the Filipinos won't soon forget.Why would Japan, this sequestered, homogeneous nation of rigid, militaristic fanatics who elevated their Emperor Hirohito to the level of god, come to…
  • Viridiana (November 20 at 6:45 p.m.at the Cleveland Cinematheque)

    Charles Cassady Jr.
    18 Nov 2014 | 10:23 pm
    [VIRIDIANA screens Thursday November 20th at 6:45 pm at the Cleveland Cinematheque.]Review by Charles Cassady, Jr. Iconoclastic writer-director Luis Bunuel's VIRIDIANA was pretty hot stuff in 1961; I do fear that in our now-jaded era (hey, a just dropped the name of Jaded Era, a band that wouldn't give me an interview for an article once), not many will see what all the fuss was about. Still, it's got a sinister edge to it that I think still comes across.The production was considered the utmost in anti-Christian blasphemy and sacrilege in its day. But, just as with the novel The Satanic…
  • Frank (November 21st and 22nd at the Cleveland Cinematheque)

    Bob Ignizio
    18 Nov 2014 | 10:18 pm
    [FRANKscreens Friday November 21st at 10:10 pm and Saturday November 22nd at 7:25 pm at the Cleveland Cinematheque.]Review by Bob IgnizioRock & roll has always had its share of eccentrics who walk that fine line between genius and insanity. These are artists who generally don't achieve commercial success, but rather attract a loyal cult following. People like Roky Erickson, Skip Spence, Daniel Johnston, Captain Beefheart, and Wesley Willis. The title character in FRANKwould fit in well with that company. His face hidden behind an oversize paper mache head which he never takes off, Frank…
  • Excalibur (November 18th at the Capitol Theatre)

    Charles Cassady Jr.
    17 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    [EXCALIBUR screens Wednesday November 18th at 8:00 pm at the Capitol Theatre.]Review by Charles Cassady, Jr. Cleveland Cinemas is reviving 1981's EXCALIBUR as a benefit showing for a local women's crisis center (A women's crisis center? Oh, you mean your marriage? Rimshot!). Why exactly this Arthurian fantasy, and not SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY or something more appropriate? Because host for the night is WMMS afternoon-talk personality Alan Cox. And he says that EXCALIBUR holds a special place in his heart as the first theatrical feature in which he, as a youngster, saw bare "boobies" up there…
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    SnagFilms Recent Additions

  • Ricky

    20 Nov 2014 | 10:33 am
    A lovable loser with a Rocky obsession is unlucky in love
  • Double Trouble

    5 Nov 2014 | 7:48 am
    Two security guards persue a stolen painting through Taiwan
  • Finding Mr. Right

    5 Nov 2014 | 7:34 am
    A Beijing diva flies to Seattle to have the baby of her married boyfriend
  • The Big Lift - Trailer

    31 Oct 2014 | 12:54 pm
    Montgomery Clift stars in this classic war film about the 1948 Berlin Airlift
  • Carnival of Souls - Trailer

    31 Oct 2014 | 12:14 pm
    A woman is drawn to an abandoned pavilion in this 1962 cult horror classic
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    Screen Rant » Movie News

  • Rumor Patrol: ‘Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens’ Trailer to Debut Next Weekend

    Sarah Moran
    22 Nov 2014 | 8:32 am
    There’s roughly one year until the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and that means we’re very close to seeing the first tantalizing (and probably frustratingly short) trailer for the film. As the holiday movie season nears, all rumors and speculation point to December being the month chosen for this all important unveiling. What’s differed from report to report, however, is just how Disney and Lucasfilm intend to premiere this most hotly anticipated trailer. Some reports have suggested they’ll debut the first trailer for The Force Awakens on ABC, much like how…
  • ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ Recruiting ‘The Giver’ Actor Brenton Thwaites

    Robert Yaniz Jr.
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:39 pm
    It’s been a long road to production for the fifth installment of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. The most recent film, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, may have been the least successful at the domestic box office, but with a worldwide gross of more than $1 billion, there was little doubt that the Mouse House would do anything it could to have Johnny Depp set sail once more. With its eye on a summer 2017 release date, the new film – currently known as Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – will see Depp and co-star Geoffrey Rush…
  • ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Adding Bryce Dallas Howard; Confirmed for 2015 New Zealand Shoot

    Sandy Schaefer
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:23 am
    Pete’s Dragon is a Disney movie that holds nostalgia value for those who grew up on the 1977 feature; and like other Disney titles from the 20th Century, it’s now getting remade on the big screen for a new generation. The film’s cast already included Robert Redford, along with Oakes Fegley (Boardwalk Empire) and stage actor Oona Laurence; now, it seems that Bryce Dallas Howard (who returns to the big screen in Jurassic World in 2015) is preparing to join the acting roster. Directed and co-written by David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Disney’s new…
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1′: Natalie Dormer on Cressida’s Noble Propaganda

    Kofi Outlaw
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:21 am
    Even before The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1hit theaters, Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer was making headlines (pun intended) when an under-shave haircut for the film pushed her character – Capitol filmmaker-turned-rebel, Cressida – to the forefront of the new characters being introduced in the third installment. However, as indicated by her continued outspoken views on the need for “gender irrelevancy” in the TV/Movie industry, Dormer herself may frown upon the fact her character’s hairdo was the dominant topic of the conversation. After…
  • Andy Serkis Talks ‘Planet of the Apes 3′ and the Franchise’s Future

    Chris Agar
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:37 am
    After successfully rebooting the Planet of the Apes franchise with 2011′s surprise hit Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Fox upped the ante even more this past summer when the sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes became one of the brightest spots of the season. Further advancing the remarkable motion-capture effects from the first installment and expanding upon the themes of Rise, director Matt Reeves delivered one of the best followups in recent memory in many people’s eyes (read our review). Given the enthusiastic response for Dawn, anticipation will be even higher…
 
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    MIGHTY MOVIE PODCAST

  • Hour of the Wolf Movie Review: THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD

    Dan Persons
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:35 am
    An animated classic thirty years in the making gets its US debut in THE KING AND THE MOCKINGBIRD. If you’ve been going through the vast collection of films that have lapsed into the pubic domain — and you probably have, because who can afford entertainment otherwise? — you’ve likely stumbled upon an animated feature called, The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird, a strange little thing with voices by such luminaries as Peter Ustinov, Claire Bloom, and Denholm Elliott. Whether you watched it all the way through or just paused long enough to think, Huhn, what’s…
  • Hour of the Wolf Movie Review: INTERSTELLAR

    Dan Persons
    13 Nov 2014 | 10:16 am
    When planting your blanket and umbrella, please remember about high tide: The search for Earth 2 commences in INTERSTELLAR. Here’s the dilemma: I saw Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey when I was twelve years old, and to say it was a formative experience is an understatement. The film fundamentally changed the way I thought about science fiction, narrative story-telling, and the nature of film itself. Not that I was cognizant of all of that at the time — I was twelve fer chrissake — but something in that film set the switch that eventually led to the obsessive…
  • Hour of the Wolf Movie Review: LFO

    Dan Persons
    9 Nov 2014 | 3:02 pm
    Patrik Karlson gets a taste of unbounded power in LFO. Not all megalomaniacs are preening, medal-bedecked-uniform-wearing, sociopathic assholes. Sometimes they’re mousy, tatty, middle-class husbands with a basement full of electronic equipment and a murderous secret to hide. In LFO, Patrick Karlson plays an amateur scientist who discovers a sonic thrum that renders people susceptible to whatever suggestions cross his warped little mind. Bad news for the couple who have just moved in next door and who become the prime subjects of his experiments, worse news maybe for the world when the…
  • Director Alexandre Aja on HORNS: The CFQ Interview

    Dan Persons
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:48 pm
    Daniel Radcliffe moves past his wizardly ways in HORNS. A break from the standard Halloween fare of mad slashers and paranormal infestations, the new film HORNS brings a decidedly hometown slant to an examination of the good and evil that lives in all of us. Daniel Radcliffe plays Ig, a man (yes, man — we’re a long way from Hogwart’s) whose status within his small town after he’s accused of murdering his girlfriend isn’t at all helped once he starts growing a very Satanic pair of horns on his head. That these new appendages also compel people to confess their darkest desires and…
  • Coca-Cola’s Lesson in Human Values Inspires Tears, Makes You Thirsty (Sponsored Video)

    Dan Persons
    6 Oct 2014 | 7:16 am
    Yeah, this spot from one of Coca-Cola’s overseas branches (not sure which — Singapore? They’re very big on outreach over there) pushes the heartwarming button hard, and makes a certain fizzy, refreshing drink the keystone to its lesson, but at least it’s in the service of motivating better connection between fellow human beings, so I’m willing to let my stone-like heart thaw a bit if that’s what it takes. Besides, I’m 98% Coca-Cola anyway, so what am I griping about? Check the video out below.
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    The Daily Notebook

  • Jean Grémillon: Realism and Tragedy

    Ted Fendt
    20 Nov 2014 | 7:05 am
    Translators introduction: This article by Mireille Latil Le Dantec, the first of two parts, was originally published in issue 40 of Cinématographe, September 1978The previous issue of the magazine had included a dossier on "La qualité française" and a book of a never-shot script by Jean Grémillon (Le Printemps de la Liberté or The Spring of Freedom) had recently been published. The time was ripe for a re-evaluation of Grémillon's films and a resuscitation of his undervalued career. As this re-evaluation appears to still be happening nearly 40 years…
  • Mike Nichols, 1931 - 2014

    Notebook
    20 Nov 2014 | 5:33 am
    Mike Nichols, the director of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,  The Graduate, Catch-22 and many more, has passed away at the age of 83.
  • Trailer Premiere: Gina Telaroli's "Here's to the Future!"

    Notebook
    19 Nov 2014 | 9:01 am
    We're very excited to bring you the trailer for the much-anticipated new feature by Gina Telaroli, Here's to the Future!, which is premiering at Migrating Forms this December at BAMcinématek in Brooklyn. One a late-summer Sunday in 2011, a female director  (Telaroli herself) gathers a team of filmmakers, writers, musicians, artists, critics and friends in an apartment to recreate a scene from Michael Curtiz's Depression-era drama The Cabin in the Cotton. Over plates of pasta and glasses of red wine, a round robin of non-professional actors take turns performing the same…
  • Samantha Fuller's "A Fuller Life"

    Blake Lucas
    17 Nov 2014 | 1:38 pm
    A photograph of Samuel Fuller in "the shack." It is always well to remember that documentaries are first of all films like other films, meaning that no less than fictional narrative movies, they too have a narrative shaped by the vision of their maker and are not only about their subjects but also are that vision and the individual elements that make it up.  So, in A Fuller Life there are a number of choices that Samantha Fuller as director has made, for example to film in “the shack”—the bungalow her father kept as office and filled with his memorabilia from his…
  • The Noteworthy: "Making Waves", Huppert & Cattrall Look Back, "Missing Reels"

    Notebook
    16 Nov 2014 | 1:32 pm
     Above: a sultry new poster for Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice. Dumb and Dumber To has opened to unsurprisingly mixed reviews, but Farrelly brothers champion R. Emmet Sweeney makes a case for the long awaited sequel for Film Comment: "Dumb and Dumber To is about a deep, abiding friendship that can survive any indignities. After Harry and Lloyd’s journey is over, they’ve tossed away fortunes and frittered away kidneys, but they need each other to survive. As each momentary acquaintance slinks, or runs, away, it’s up to Harry and Lloyd to forget and move on. Or…
 
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    GeekTyrant – Geek Movie and Entertainment News

  • Why John Candy Passed on GHOSTBUSTERS Role

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    22 Nov 2014 | 12:12 pm
    There are a lot of “what if” moments in Hollywood in which certain characters could have been played by completely different actors. For example, Tom Selleck almost played Indiana Jones and Will Smith almost played Neo in The Matrix. In an interview with EW, Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman revealed that John Candy was up for the part of Louis Tully, who ended up being played by Rick Moranis. Candy didn't take the part because apparently he just didn’t get it. “He didn't like the treatment that I had sent. He didn't get it. He said, ‘Well, maybe if I played him as a…
  • FX Developing FROM HELL - Jack the Ripper TV Series

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    22 Nov 2014 | 12:11 pm
    The FX network is developing a drama event series based on the Jack the Ripper inspired graphic novel From Hell. The project was adapted into a feature film back in 2001, and it starred Johnny Depp. That film was pretty disappointing. The graphic novel comes from the minds of Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell, and was released as a comic series from 1989 to 1996. It will be adapted by David Arato, who wrote Children of Men. Thankfully the Hughes Brothers aren’t involved this time around. They directed the first movie. From Hell tells the story of Jack the Ripper with "the…
  • See a Very Christopher Walken-y Captain Hook in PETER PAN LIVE Trailers

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    22 Nov 2014 | 12:10 pm
    Two new trailers have been released for NBC’s Peter Pan Live, and when Christopher Walken says, “Who’s the greatest villain of all time,” I just couldn’t help but bust up laughing! It’s almost like he’s doing a parody of himself for the role of Captain Hook. I love the dramatic, off-beat pauses. Since this is supposed to be a live event, the footage you’ll see in the trailer was taken from a dress rehearsal for the show. After watching this trailer, I have to see this thing. Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful “The Sound of Music Live!”…
  • STAR WARS CELEBRATION 2015 Trailer

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:03 am
    Earlier this week we posted some cool poster art promoting Star Wars Celebration 2015. Today we have a trailer to share with you that was released for the event! This year it takes place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, and you can bet there's going to be a ton of awesome stuff for fans to see. Especially in regards to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, because let's face it, that's what we're all excited about! The official convention of a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars Celebration features appearances by Star Wars actors and creators, panel discussions, and…
  • Disney Hires Peter Segal to Direct GOBLINS

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    22 Nov 2014 | 9:02 am
    Peter Segal is set to direct a new film being developed at Disney called Goblins. The project is based on a children’s book called Goblins! A Survival Guide and Fiasco in Four Parts, which was written by Ari Berk and illustrated by Brian Froud. Froud is a Hugo-winning artist who worked as Jim Henson’s conceptual designer on Labyrinth and Dark Crystal.There’s no word on if the film will be fully animated, live-action, or a combination of both. Tom Astle and Matt Ember are writing the script, and it has the potential to be a great film. After all, who doesn’t like a bunch of crazy nasty…
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    WorstPreviews.com - Headlines (30 most recent)

  • First Poster for Get Hard Comedy, with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart

    22 Nov 2014 | 5:00 pm
    We recently got to see the first photos from the upcoming Warner Bros comedy, called "Get Hard," starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart. And now, the studio has unveiled the official poster. Check it out below and come back on Tuesday to see the trailer.
  • Angelina Jolie Will Quit Acting to Focus on Directing

    22 Nov 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Angelina Jolie is one of the most in-demand actresses in Hollywood, but she's also becoming a great director. And it seems that her passion in the film industry is behind the camera.
  • Trailer for George Lucas' Animated Strange Magic Film

    22 Nov 2014 | 11:00 am
    Lucasfilm has officially unveiled the trailer for its upcoming animated film "Strange Magic," which has a story by George Lucas and a voice cast comprised of Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth, Maya Rudolph, Alfred Molina, and Peter Stormare. Check it out below.
  • Trailer for Pitch Perfect 2 Arrives Online

    21 Nov 2014 | 6:00 pm
    Universal Pictures just unveiled the official trailer for its upcoming "Pitch Perfect" sequel, starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Elizabeth Banks, Adam Devine, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Hailee Steinfeld, and David Cross. Check it out below.
  • Zoolander 2 is Moving Forward, Penelope Cruz Joins Cast

    21 Nov 2014 | 3:00 pm
    We've been hearing about a sequel to "Zoolander" for several years. And now comes word that Paramount Pictures is officially moving with the new movie, which will be directed by Justin Theroux.
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    AMC Movie News

  • THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 Review - AMC Spoilers

    21 Nov 2014 | 3:38 pm
    The AMC Movie News crew give their HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 review and discuss the film in detail. THIS IS A SPOILERS REVIEW so please only watch if you've seen the film already or don't care about spoilers! Grab your tix to the film now! Buy movie tickets, get theatre and showtime information now: http://www.amctheatres.com LIKE us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/amctheatres FOLLOW us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/amctheatres Stay up-to-date on all the movie news: http://www.amctheatres.com/movie-news Subscribe to the Audio Podcast Feed on your favorite Podcast App:…
  • AMC Movie Talk - BIOSHOCK Movie, Tom Cruise For THE HIGHLANDER Remake

    20 Nov 2014 | 1:05 pm
    On this episode of AMC Movie Talk (Thursday November 20th 2014) we discuss: Sony drops the STEVE JOBS movie Tom Cruise wanted for Ramirez in HIGHLANDER PITCH PERFECT 2 trailer hits Melissa McCarthy to star in Tinker Bell Where's the BIOSHOCK movie? Will BIG HERO 6 = more Marvel Animated? More Oscar deserving: DiCaprio or Depp? ...and live questions from the viewers Buy movie tickets, get theatre and showtime information now: http://www.amctheatres.com LIKE us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/amctheatres FOLLOW us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/amctheatres Stay up-to-date on all the…
  • First Trailer for Elizabeth Banks' PITCH PERFECT 2

    20 Nov 2014 | 12:43 pm
    Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and the incredible cast of "Pitch Perfect" sung their way into our hearts and bellies with joyous laughter. When news hit of a sequel, we could not be more excited about it. Now the first trailer has hit for the film, which will mark the delightful Elizabeth Banks' directorial debut. Banks appeared as the hilarious Gale in the first film and was also on a producer. Her charm, intelligence and great comedic timing should prove to be real assets to the directing game and I hope this will be the first of many endeavors for her. Slated for a May 15th, 2015, much of the…
  • Sony Pictures Drops Aaron Sorkin's STEVE JOBS Biopic

    20 Nov 2014 | 11:57 am
    When the wonderful Aaron Sorkin wrote a script for a Steve Jobs biopic, we knew it would attract a lot of talent to the production. David Fincher was set to direct, then departed. Another accomplished director in the form of Danny Boyle stepped up to the plate. Then the actor that would play the subject of the film kept transforming, starting with Leonardo DiCaprio, to Christian Bale and more recently, Michael Fassbender. Despite talented people sprouting up in the place of those who kept departing, the endless shuffle was apparently too much for Sony Pictures, as they have…
  • AMCi: First Look At Ewan McGregor In SON OF A GUN

    20 Nov 2014 | 11:42 am
    A24 films have released the first trailer for Ewan McGregor’s Australian crime thriller “Son Of A Gun”, and it looks down and dirty! McGregor plays Brendan Lynch, a career criminal who takes a rookie (Brenton Thwaites) under his wing, and leads him into a dangerous new life. This is the first feature film from director Julius Avery, whose short film “Jerrycan” won the Jury Prize for Short Film at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival. Take a look at the first trailer below: “Son Of A Gun” will be released in limited theaters on January 16. What do you think…
 
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    Cinema Misfits

  • Oscar Bait Episode: Whiplash, Gone Girl, and Birdman

    cinemamisfits
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:47 am
    Despite a year of choppy, dangerous seas at the box office–resulting in both shipwreck (Noah) and disappointment (Spider-man 2)–Hollywood is furiously chumming the waters at the local multiplex, releasing 10 or more movies a week, hoping desperately to create a feeding frenzy among critics and moviegoers.In this inaugural edition of Trolling for Oscars, the Misfits take a nibble at Whiplash, Gone Girl, and Birdman.Thanks for listening!
  • Bonus Dystopian Future Episode: Divergent, The Giver, and The Maze Runner

    cinemamisfits
    3 Nov 2014 | 9:42 am
    In preparation for the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay–Part 1, the Misfits–joined by our resident young adult consultant, Katarina Aguilar–take a look at the movies spawned by the success of The Hunger Games: Divergent, The Giver, and The Maze Runner.  The Misfits also ponder the future of “post-apocalyptic futures” in movies. Thanks for listening!
  • Summer Grab Bag Episode: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Transformers: Age of Extinction, and Get on Up

    cinemamisfits
    19 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Even though the dog days of August are long gone, the Misfits are still playing catch-up with many of the summer’s big movie releases.  In this grab bag episode, we take a look at Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Transformers: Age of Destruction, and Get on up.
  • Encore “Hollywood Out of Ideas” Episode

    cinemamisfits
    7 Oct 2014 | 2:39 pm
    With the announcement of the Tetris movie now in development, the Misfits take a look back at episode number one and once again ask:  “Hollywood.  Out of ideas, or moving in a direction so bold, so unexpected that we can only tag along and wonder at Tinseltown’s peculiar kind of genius?”  Also:  Misfit movie mascot ideas for sports teams.
  • Tidbit Best Picture Prediction Episode

    cinemamisfits
    21 Sep 2014 | 8:52 pm
    It’s an annual event.  The Misfits attempt to predict the Oscar nominations for Best Picture. How can The Skeleton Twins not take it all?
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    The Horror Movie Show

  • HMPod.com Podcast 160 — The Zero Theorem, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Little Monsters, Infliction, Godzilla, Willow Creek, The Cottage

    Jerry
    19 Nov 2014 | 3:30 pm
    The Zero Theorem absurd & beautiful Greetings & welcome to another episode of The Horror Movie Show, hosted by Jerry & Mark. This week it’s a mixed bag of movies, from the very big to the rather small. Director Terry Gilliam knows his movie Brazil will be mentioned on his tombstone. But along the way the Monty Python animator & hambone has made a few other great movies, including 12 Monkeys, The Fisher King & The Adventures of Baron Munchausen. His latest, The Zero Theorem, stars Austrian superstar Christoph Waltz, as well as the lovely Mélanie Thierry, hilarious…
  • HMPod.com Podcast 159 — Deliver Us from Evil, Jodorowsky’s Dune, Circus of the Dead, Cabin Fever 1, 2 & 3, Bulletproof Monk

    Jerry
    12 Nov 2014 | 1:19 pm
    Deliver Us from bad movies Welcome, welcome, welcome dear listeners to another episode of The Horror Movie Show, hosted by Mark & Jerry, bringing you reviews, comments & two-bit opinions on movies new & not-so-new. First up is director Scott Derrickson‘s interesting new movie Deliver Us from Evil. Starring Eric Bana, this mostly grim feature relies heavily on Roman Catholic mysticism to fuel its supposedly factual story. But how can it be true if there aren’t free T-shirts? Alexandro Jodorowsky is an artist & auteur of the highest order of weirdness. His attempt…
  • HMPod.com Podcast 158 — The Walking Dead, Z Nation, Treehouse of Horror XXV, Annabelle, Rigor Mortis, Blue Ruin

    Jerry
    5 Nov 2014 | 1:16 pm
    Annabelle is a hell of a doll Howdy-do to our loyal & patient listeners. Welcome to another episode of The Horror Movie Show, hosted by Jerry & Mark. Are you sitting uncomfortably? Then we’ll begin. The guys begin their discussion with a spoiler-laden review of two zombie-rich television series: AMC‘s The Walking Dead & Syfy‘s Z Nation. While seeming to have much in common — small knots of heroes in a desperate struggle to survive the Zombocalypse — the styles of these shows is very different. Following this is a lengthy mention of The Simpsons‘…
  • HMPod.com Podcast 157 — Children of Sorrow, Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies, Scary or Die, Coyote, Deadly Revisions, Black Water Vampire

    Jerry
    1 Oct 2014 | 5:51 pm
    A Bill Oberst Jr. retrospective Good day to you, poor put-upon listener. Welcome to another edition of The Horror Movie Show, hosted by scary guys Jerry & Mark. This particular show is entirely about one of our fave-raves & an ultra-busy horror actor: Bill Oberst Jr. The man has made a lot of movies & will undoubtedly make a lot more — including some that are not horror. But the dudes will just be concentrating on a half-dozen frighteners, along with a preview of the then-unavailable Circus of the Dead. All the movies discussed are from 2012 (Children of Sorrow, Abraham Lincoln…
  • HMPod.com Podcast 156 — The Walking Dead, Under the Dome, In the Flesh, Dead Set, Ghostwatch, Psychoville

    Jerry
    10 Sep 2014 | 4:38 pm
    Anything good on the gogglebox? Howdy-do, gentle listeners. Your hosts Mark & Jerry offer something a little different on this episode of The Horror Movie Show: an all-television lineup. Beginning with some comments & questions about the early days of AMC‘s excellent zombie series The Walking Dead, the guys then try to figure out what the heck is going on Under the Dome. Is the latter series just making it up as it goes along, or is there some method to the madness? Next is the first of four British made-for-TV shows. In the Flesh is a very good take on a post-Zombie Apocalypse…
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    The MacGuffin: Film Reviews, Movie Interviews, Top 5's, and More

  • Film Review – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

    Allen Almachar
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:05 am
    Katniss Everdeen has gone through an interesting journey so far in the Hunger Games saga. Strangely, she has often been the victim of circumstance – constantly trying to adjust as things swirl further out of her control. In Catching Fire (2013) she entered the games again, being used (along with Peeta) as an instrument of oppression by the Capitol and the evil President Snow (Donald Sutherland). Anyone find it ironic that the major theme – freedom against control and dictatorship – is told through a billion dollar franchise with marketing and merchandizing coming out of the wazoo? Just…
  • Film Review – Dumb and Dumber To

    Nick Ahlers
    14 Nov 2014 | 4:33 am
    Put down that whining Tamagotchi and throw on your best pre-distressed jeans because it’s Nostalgia Weekend at the cineplex! A staggering 20 years have passed since Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne last graced the big screen (unless you count 2003’s ill-advised prequel, in which case, who ARE you?) and the results are in! It’s fine. The movie is just fine. Once Bitten‘s Jim Carrey and Heartburn heartthrob Jeff Daniels are back as America’s perennial pinheads and, despite being a little long in the tooth, both are more than game to enter The Farrelly…
  • Film Review – The Theory of Everything

    Sarah Ksiazek
    14 Nov 2014 | 4:28 am
    The Theory of Everything depicts the relationship between renowned physicist Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) and his first wife, Jane Hawking (Felicity Jones). It is based on a book by Jane Hawking entitled Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen. Contrary to what you might perceive a Stephen Hawking film to be like, this is not a biographical film about Stephen. He is half the story, as it tells the meeting of two people who fall in love and marry despite huge obstacles. The film starts off in 1963 when Stephen is a grad student at Cambridge. He meets Jane at a party and their…
  • Film Review—Rosewater

    Edward Davidson
    14 Nov 2014 | 4:23 am
    Isolation can be torture. Loneliness can be it’s own form of insanity. And if someone is forced into solitary confinement and threatened with physical harm for the crime of daring to broadcast a completely true news report, that torment can threaten one’s sanity. A real life example of this is brought to us by whip smart comedian Jon Stewart in the new film Rosewater. Gael Garcia Bernal shines as Maziar Bahari, a reporter for Newsweek magazine who returns home to Iran to cover their first “democratic” elections. He stays with his stoic mother (Shohreh Aghdashloo) and…
  • Film Review – Camp X-Ray

    Sarah Ksiazek
    14 Nov 2014 | 4:15 am
    Camp X-Ray tells the story of a precarious and interesting relationship between Cole and Ali. Cole (Kristen Stewart) is in the Army and starts a tour as a guard at Guantanamo Bay, where the government holds accused terrorists. Ali (Peyman Moaadi, A Separation) is a detainee. The film begins with Ali being taken from his apartment shortly after 9/11.The only evidence of any wrong-doing on his part is the multiple cell phones on his kitchen table. Flash-forward eight years, Cole arrives at Guantanamo to start her year commitment to working there as a glorified prison guard. Ali is a talkative…
 
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    Immortal Ephemera

  • Grant Mitchell – WHAT A CHARACTER! – Broadway to Hollywood, 1902-1948

    Cliff Aliperti
    19 Nov 2014 | 4:42 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal Ephemera He was stern on screen, priggish even, playing it straight in comedies as often as dramas. If he was somebody’s dad, he was usually a right guy, even if he was humorless. If he was a businessman, a lawyer, or a politician, look out, this fussbudget may very well be setting the hero up for a fall. Grant Mitchell played supporting roles in some big titles: Dinner at Eight, Wild Boys of the Road (both 1933), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), Arsenic and Old…
  • H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941) – King Vidor Brings John P. Marquand Bestseller to Life

    Cliff Aliperti
    14 Nov 2014 | 3:39 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraWho would have thought that Mr. Moto’s creator would ever win a Pulitzer? Back in the ‘20s and ‘30s the newsstands offered so many new magazines each week that a fiction writer could actually make a living writing short stories and serialized novellas. John P. Marquand was one who did so. His Mr. Moto debuted in the Saturday Evening Post in 1935 and was quickly spun into a popular fiction and movie franchise. Marquand had already published three Mr. Moto novels and Peter Lorre was about to start acting the part out…
  • Helen Twelvetrees – Biography of a Tragic Pre-Code Beauty & Talent

    Cliff Aliperti
    9 Nov 2014 | 1:44 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal Ephemera“See, I still can’t forget Hollywood. There’s no use kidding myself. Maybe some day I’ll go back. Movies are my real racket. But just remember this, brother. I’m not down and I’m very happy. There will be no benefits played for Helen Twelvetrees” — Helen Twelvetrees, 1942 (Feeney). Her Hollywood career was brief, but even with only a few years of top flight stardom, 1930-1933, Helen Twelvetrees left behind a worthwhile legacy in a handful of forgotten films that are ripe for rediscovery. She benefited from…
  • TCM Preview November 2014 – A Look Inside My Now Playing Guide

    Cliff Aliperti
    2 Nov 2014 | 1:31 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraWhile Turner Classic Movies is playing a few items of interest in November, the month feels a little light overall. It seems like a good month to try out a new format on my preview post. Hopefully this zeroes in a little better on the actual highlights. See Clara Bow in IT (1927) on Nov. 3The Star of the Month for November isn’t a single star at all, but a celebration of several Silent Stars. While I’d embrace this as a Friday Night Spotlight type feature, I do like my Star of the Month to actually be a single star.
  • The Films of Helen Twelvetrees – Capsule Reviews of 20 Movies

    Cliff Aliperti
    29 Oct 2014 | 1:58 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraClick the snazzy new CMBA logo to see other "Forgotten Stars" blogathon contributions.When signing on for the Classic Movie Blog Association's (CMBA) "Forgotten Stars" blogathon I selected Helen Twelvetrees as my subject with the intention of posting a traditional biography of one of my favorite pre-Code stars. Well, my Twelvetrees biography was due Tuesday and I haven't even reached first draft yet. It's coming. But for now, I'm going to deliver Part 2 of my Helen Twelvetrees post before Part 1. The best part about…
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    firewireblog.com

  • Pixar Releases Inside Out Character Posters

    Larry Fire
    22 Nov 2014 | 1:00 am
    The publicity machine for Pete Docter’s 2015 feature Inside Out is in full effect and new character posters have been released. Here is the film’s synopsis: From the tepuis of South America to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award-winning director Pete Docter has taken audiences to unique and imaginative places. In 2015, he will take us to the most extraordinary location of all – inside the mind of an 11-year-old named Riley. Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco.
  • Dark Hall Mansion To Release A Charlie Brown Christmas Print By Nicolas Delort On November 25, 2014

    Larry Fire
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:00 am
    Dark Hall Mansion’s yearly holiday tradition continues with the timeless classic that’s informed Christmas and the holiday season for almost 50 years, Charles M. Schulz’s 1965 masterpiece, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” this year beautifully and evocatively rendered by artist, Nicolas Delort. Flawlessly written by Charles Schulz, beautifully directed and animated by Bill Melendez and team, and of course, brilliantly scored by Vince Guaraldi, this film, perhaps more than any other, quietly, humorously, and evocatively reminds us in poetic and lyrical fashion just…
  • NECA Announces Special Edition Michael Keaton/Blu-ray Batman Figure Pack

    Larry Fire
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:00 am
    NECA announced a special edition Michael Keaton/Blu-ray Batman pack and put preorders up at ebay ($30): Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the film that defined Batman for the modern generation — pick up the new Batman Diamond Luxe Blu-ray and get a bonus Batman action figure! Made by NECA, Batman stands 7″ tall and features the likeness of Michael Keaton! The figure has over 25 points of articulation for great poses, plus removable cape, Batarang and Spear Gun accessories. In 1989, director Tim Burton breathed new life into one of the most complex and intriguing characters in…
  • Dark Ink Art To Release Jessica Print By Michael De Pippo On November 20, 2014

    Larry Fire
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:19 pm
    Dark Ink Art will release this Who Framed Roger Rabbit inspired Jessica Rabbit print by Michael De Pippo, on November 20th, 2014. The silk screen print with metallic pink ink measures 18″ x 24″ and will be released in a signed limited edition of 250 costing $50. It’s available Thursday, November 20 around 10.30am PDT. Follow them on Twitter @DarkInkArt for the on sale announcement.
  • Harrison Ford: High-Flying Hero

    Larry Fire
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:05 pm
    Harrison Ford made headlines a few weeks ago after he was spotted walking on crutches in a London grocery store. Don’t worry Star Wars fans, the newest installment to the series is still on track to be released December 18th, 2015. Though his injuries resulted in a two-week production pause, the movie has now resumed principal photography. During big productions, movie stars are often peppered with silly questions from reporters trying to scrape the rumor mill. This is unfortunate, because it often hides far more interesting stories. For instance, in this case your average reader may be…
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    The A.V. Club

  • Newswire: Andy Serkis thinks the new Planet Of The Apes series could go for five movies

    21 Nov 2014 | 6:52 pm
    The rebooted Planet Of The Apes movies may be surprisingly good, but, based on their weird titles, it’s a bit hard to tell them apart. Does a dawn come before a rise or does a rise come before a dawn? Either way, the problem is only going to get worse when 20th Century Fox comes out with a yet-untitled third entry in the series. If Andy Serkis—who plays lead monkey Caesar—gets his way, though, it’s probably going to get significantly more confusing before the series reaches an actual reboot of the original Planet Of The Apes movie. Speaking with MTV UK—which is a lot like the…
  • Coming Distractions: Here’s a crazy trailer for George Lucas’ new animated movie Strange Magic

    21 Nov 2014 | 4:33 pm
    For decades, movie fans were curious to see what fabulous cinematic worlds George Lucas would take them to after he was done with Star Wars. Then Red Tails came out, and movie fans decided that maybe they weren’t that curious anymore. Now, though, with Lucas washing his hands of Lucasfilm, Disney is here to dig up any fabulous cinematic worlds that he never got around to making movies out of. That’s where Strange Magic comes in. It’s based on an original story written by Lucas, but he’s almost certainly not involved at all beyond that—which means it’s OK to like it, Internet.The…
  • Newswire: Amy Adams to play character that is definitely Janis Joplin, not a 30 Rock reference

    21 Nov 2014 | 3:17 pm
    In a testimony to the enduring brilliance of 30 Rock, Jackie Jormp-Jomp jokes are being littered around the Internet like so many discarded bottles of Southern Comfort today as Amy Adams signs on to play Janis Joplin.Tentatively titled Get It While You Can, the project has been stumbling around Hollywood for a decade now, with directors including Lee Daniels, City Of God’s Fernando Meirelles, and Catherine Hardwicke attached at various points to the biopic about the hippie icon’s bluesy rise and boozy fall. Adams herself has been eyeing the project for over four years, presumably because…
  • Newswire: Jason Reitman and Nick Hornby join forces for a movie about a family of bank robbers

    21 Nov 2014 | 1:12 pm
    Not to be confused with the geriatric bank robbery movie that Zach Braff is probably directing, Jason Reitman and author Nick Hornby (High Fidelity, About A Boy) are teaming up for a family-centered take on everyone’s favorite federal crime. I Would Only Rob Banks For My Family, based on a Texas Monthly article by Skip Hollandsworth, tells the true story of an ordinary Texas family that secretly robbed banks in its spare time. Reitman will direct from a Hornby screenplay, which may or may not boast a neurotic male character who opines about various facets of pop culture. In keeping with the…
  • Newswire: Melt faces at home with your own Raiders Of The Lost Ark-inspired Toht candle

    21 Nov 2014 | 1:06 pm
    Few characters in cinema are as despicable as Major Arnold Ernst Toht, the Nazi Gestapo interrogator from The Raiders Of The Lost Ark was so slimy that even the other bad guys couldn’t stand him. Toht is so thoroughly terrible, in fact, that watching his face melt off qualifies as guilt-free, visceral enjoyment.Now you can watch Toht’s face melt even when the power is out, thanks to the Melting Toht Candle, courtesy of Firebox. No, the wax bust doesn’t bleed milk like the real Toht, but you won’t have to be tied to a post with your eyes clamped shut, either. The Melting Toht Candle is…
 
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    FlicksandBits.com - Movie News, Trailers, Interviews, Features, Images, Posters, Art & More

  • Channing Tatum To Direct The Adaptation Of ‘Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock’

    admin
    21 Nov 2014 | 3:22 pm
    With his career in front of the camera going from strength to strength, Channing Tatum is now reportedly attached to co-direct an adaptation of ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ author Matthew Quick’s novel ‘Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock.’ Tatum will co-direct the film with his producing partner Reid Carolin, with whom he developed ‘Magic Mike’ and its forthcoming sequel ‘Magic Mike XXL.’ The pair are developing the project for their Free Association banner and will produce along with the company’s Peter Kiernan. Tatum and Carolin are also…
  • Brenton Thwaites In Talks To Join ‘Pirates Of The Carribbean 5′

    admin
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:09 pm
    Brenton Thwaites is reportedly in talks for the key role of Henry, a British soldier, in the fifth ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.’ Javier Bardem is also in talks to play Captain Brand, a ghost bent on revenge against Johnny Depp’s Capt. Jack Sparrow, who he holds responsible for the murder of his brother. Geoffrey Rush is expected to reprise his role as Barbossa, who could team up with Captain Brand. Other returning cast members for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ will likely include Ian McShane and…
  • First Poster For The Will Ferrell & Kevin Hart Led ‘Get Hard’

    admin
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:16 am
    This first poster has arrived online for the Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart-led ‘Get Hard.’ The Etan Cohen-directed comedy follows a rich bank manager (Ferrell) who is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to time in a maximum security prison. To prepare himself for his incarceration, Ferrell’s character hires the man who washes his car (Hart) to toughen him up in his final 30 days of freedom. Also starring Alison Brie, Edwina Findley and Craig T. Nelson, ‘Get Hard’ opens on March 27th, 2015. The first trailer will arrive online next Tuesday at 7:30pm ET.
  • Stunning ‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies’ Concept Art Of Thorin In His Regal Armour

    admin
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:32 am
    UPDATE: I’ve added the music video for Billy Boyd’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies’ end credits song. Empire Magazine have revealed the collector’s cover for their upcoming January issue, featuring a piece of concept art showcasing Richard Armitage’s Thorin Oakenshield in the regal armour he wears in ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,’ the epic conclusion to Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy. ‘The Hobbit’ films tell a continuous story set in Middle-earth 60 years before ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ which Academy…
  • First Trailer For Lucasfilm’s Animated Film ‘Strange Magic’

    admin
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:20 am
    Touchstone Pictures and Lucasfilm have set loose the first trailer for the upcoming animated film ‘Strange Magic.’ The film is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. Lucasfilm Animation Singapore and Industrial Light & Magic, which created the CGI animation for 2011′s Academy Award-winning film ‘Rango,’ bring to life the fanciful forest turned…
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    Go Metric

  • The Other Night at Quinn’s: It’s Not About Time – The Spanish Donkey

    Go Metric
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:39 am
    By Mike Faloon | Photos by Michael Bogdanffy-Kriegh / Studio MBK It’s chilly tonight, cold in ways our backyard thermometer can’t measure, cold in ways that slows down everything and induces a huddle-round-a-fire feeling, triggers the need to pull in...
  • The Other Night at Quinn’s: Iron Dog

    Go Metric
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:39 pm
    By Mike Faloon | Photos by Michael Bogdanffy-Kriegh / Studio MBK There’s nothing quite like a quiet day at home, especially a beautiful, sweatshirt autumn day. Today is one of those. It’s also Rosh Hashanah, so there’s no school. I’m...
  • The Other Night at Quinn’s -- Peter Evans and Sam Pluta

    Go Metric
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:13 am
    By Mike Faloon | Photos by Michael Bogdanffy-Kriegh / Studio MBK “If you put all the knobs on your amplifier on 10 you can get a much higher reaction to effort ratio…Just a tiny tap on the strings can rattle...
  • Barrakuda McMurder: A Cigarette Meet Date EP

    Go Metric
    27 Sep 2014 | 5:54 am
    By Mark Hughson Remember on Futurama when Fry was excited to blast off into space, but they had already reached the moon before he could finish the countdown? That is what I felt like when acquiring this new EP from...
  • Razorcake Podcast #331

    Go Metric
    8 Sep 2014 | 4:02 pm
    Friends engage in any number of activities when they get together. Some compare monocles. Others debate Night Ranger vs. Styx. We dig spinning punk rock records and talking about them. This is what it sounded like one afternoon in August...
 
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    Film Threat

  • WHIPLASH

    Rick Kisonak
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:03 pm
    What a weird film. Are we not supposed to notice that it’s a valentine to an abusive relationship? Or that kids are pitted against one another like they're attending the University of Hunger Games?Read More at FilmThreat.com
  • LITTLE HOPE WAS ARSON

    Mark Bell
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:30 am
    IN LIMITED RELEASE AND ON VOD! How the investigation unfolds, and the dramatics escalate, is as engaging as any compelling narrative can be...Read More at FilmThreat.com
  • THE BOOTLEG FILES: OLIVER AND THE ARTFUL DODGER

    Phil Hall
    20 Nov 2014 | 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 takes a spin through Dickensian England...Read More at FilmThreat.com
  • THE MERV GRIFFIN SHOW 1962-1986 (DVD)

    Phil Hall
    19 Nov 2014 | 9:03 pm
    This may sound like apostasy, but the comedy highlights from Griffin’s 1960s shows surpassed anything that Carson was doing in that same period...Read More at FilmThreat.com
  • PRINCESS MONONOKE (BLU-RAY)

    Brad Cook
    18 Nov 2014 | 9:03 pm
    Miyazaki's classic film "Princess Mononoke" is now available in a Blu-ray + DVD edition, but, unfortunately, the bonus features aren't up to par with its status as a classic.Read More at FilmThreat.com
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    smartcine.com

  • FREE THE NIPPLE – Trailer

    The Critic
    21 Nov 2014 | 3:49 am
    Here is the trailer for the upcoming film FREE THE NIPPLE. The movie is directed by Lina Esco. Starring Lina Esco (LOL), Lola Kirke (Gone Girl), Monique Coleman (High School Musical) and Zach Grenier (“The Good Wife”) SUNDANCE SELECTS WILL RELEASE FREE THE NIPPLE ON DECEMBER 12, 2014, THEATRICALLY AND ON VOD. A group of […]
  • In Theaters November 21, 2014

    The Critic
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:48 am
      A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT  Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps and other sordid souls, is a bastion of depravity and hopelessness where a lonely vampire stalks its most unsavory inhabitants. Cinema’s first Iranian vampire western, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut feature basks in […]
  • KT TUNSTALL LIGHTS UP PIXIE HOLLOW MARCH 3rd 2015 ON BLU-RAY

    The Critic
    20 Nov 2014 | 5:38 pm
    Singer/songwriter/musician KT Tunstall heads to Pixie Hollow to help bring animal fairy Fawn’s story to life in “Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast.” Tunstall performs three new songs in the film, including “Float,” “Strange Sight” and “1000 Years.” “KT is a celebrated songwriter and musician,” says director Steve Loter. “She reminds me of […]
  • THE AGE OF ADALINE – Trailer

    milo
    20 Nov 2014 | 2:50 am
    Here is the trailer for the upcoming film THE AGE OF ADALINE. The movie is directed by Lee Toland Krieger, starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Kathy Baker, Amanda Crew, with Harrison Ford, and Ellen Burstyn. THE AGE OF ADALINE opens nationwide APRIL 24, 2015! After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline […]
  • CBS FILMS AND LIONSGATE ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR FILM DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP

    The Critic
    20 Nov 2014 | 2:30 am
    Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next-generation global content leader, and CBS Films, a multifaceted feature film studio releasing quality films in all genres, have formed a multi-year distribution partnership which will begin with the 2015 release of the teen comedy The DUFF, the two companies announced today. Under the agreement, CBS Films will acquire or […]
 
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    Nerd Reactor

  • Riot makes $1 billion from free-to-play MOBA

    NR Team
    21 Nov 2014 | 6:32 pm
    By Loren Mc Clain They say making the first million is hard, but what about your first billion dollars? How difficult is that to make? Well, in just a year’s time Riot Games’ revenue boomed from a mere (and I’m using that term loosely) $624 million to just a few million shy of $1 billion. Thanks in large part to the focused player-centered philosophy in managing League of Legends. As a free-to-play model, League offers a depth of strategy that keeps players coming back. An estimated 27 million individuals are said to log into League every day, and if that wasn’t shocking enough,…
  • Does this rumor reveal the ending to Star Wars: The Force Awakens?

    John 'Spartan' Nguyen
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:50 pm
    Of all the franchises out there, Star Wars is the one that seems to be having the most rumors on its plot. If you don’t want to be spoiled, look away now! Some of the rumors include Luke Skywalker MIA, Han Solo’s kid and friend searching for the lost jedi, and flashback sequences. Now a 4Chan discussion has lead to a user revealing the “real” ending. Take this with a huge grain of salt, but it makes for an interesting read. >Luke brought a cataclysm to Tatooine soon after Return of the Jedi after he visited Anakin’s birthplace and for whatever reasons it’s…
  • Interview with Cary Elwes on The Princess Bride, Saw, and Aquaman

    John 'Spartan' Nguyen
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:29 pm
    Photo by Miranda Penn Turin Cary Elwes is best known for playing Westley in The Princess Bride and Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Men in Tights. We had the chance to chat with the actor about The Princess Bride, Saw, and The Fast and the Furious series. He’s promoting his newest book, As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride. In the book, he talks about his journey from getting a call from his agent all the way until the 25th anniversary screening. Nerd Reactor: What can fans expect from your book, As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The…
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Unlimited materials/gold exploit (PS4 tested)

    Adam "Kharakov" Kharatian
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:51 pm
    BioWare’s newest title, Dragon Age: Inquisition, has been a shockingly insane improvement over its last iteration, Dragon Age 2. A massive, sprawling world awaits you as you battle demons, dragons and all sorts of beautifully rendered beasts. Defeating some of these has proven to be a real challenge (Hard – Nightmare difficulty) and can require your characters to have the best of gear the game has to offer. While items do drop aplenty, acquiring gold and resources to craft and upgrade gear can still be a hassle. Luckily for you, I’ve already put in close to 80 hours and…
  • Amiibo launch day hands-on first impressions

    Jada Griffin
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:05 pm
      November 21’st marked the launch day that Nintendo fans have been waiting for, and that is the launch of both Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire, and Super Smash Bros. Wii U. As excited I am to learn the ins and outs of these games, I am equally excited for the launch of Nintendo’s newest product, a line of NFC figurines called Amiibo. My first interaction with Amiibo was at E3 2014 where Nintendo had the first 12 Amiibo available to endlessly stare at their craftsmanship and anticipate their release. Now that the time has finally come for them to be released and allow fans…
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    Optimacy

  • What Men Want?

    Megan Meade
    22 Nov 2014 | 5:49 am
      Men have two emotions… Hungry and Horny       When it comes to attraction…men are typically portrayed as shallow and superficial. In most cases, the stereotype is true.  What men want is simple, and they are quite content if those needs are met. The reality is that… Men’s preference in women is largely based on physical beauty and youth. There is no sense denying or trying to fight it.  These instincts have evolved over thousands of years and become hardwired in men’s brains.  Attempts to change things at this point would be futile. A…
  • How to Get Over a Breakup – Part II – How to Get Your Ex Back

    Megan Meade
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:20 pm
      If you can’t stop thinking about an ex boyfriend or girlfriend, you’re not alone.       If you are ready to stop thinking about them and learn how to get your ex back, read further.   Unsurprisingly, the most common question we get at Optimacy involves how to get back an ex girlfriend (or how to get back an ex boyfriend). In Part I of Getting over a Breakup, we intentionally ignored this question because sometimes the desire is not genuine.   Many people just want an ex back to erase the feeling of rejection. They don’t REALLY need the…
  • 7 Ways to Generate Attraction with Good Posture

    Megan Meade
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:36 am
      Your posture is a barometer of your success.         The way you carry yourself speaks volumes as to the person you are.     If you slouch or have bad posture, you show a lack of confidence and self-esteem.   Good posture symbolizes strength and that you are a winner. Moving with confidence and assurance attracts virtually everyone.  It’s your secret to overcoming any genetic deficiency in physical beauty.   Don’t underestimate the power of good posture.   Your posture and body language will either DRAW people closer to you or scare…
  • Texting Part II – Etiquette

    Megan Meade
    20 Nov 2014 | 4:18 pm
    Rules of etiquette encompass virtually all aspects of social interaction.   Texting is no different!     In the previous article – Texting Part I –  we chronicled a case study that highlighted how a little effort and creativity can help you generate attraction. In this article, we outline some rules and do’s / don’ts to help you avoid killing attraction with your texts.   Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe post Texting Part II – Etiquette appeared first on Optimacy.
  • Procrastination is the Enemy of Opportunity

    Megan Meade
    20 Nov 2014 | 4:09 am
    Don’t Procrastinate…   The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The second best time is NOW…       Stop wasting time being alone or in failed relationships!   Learn the secrets of attraction and experience a unique excitement you’ve never had before.   Signs you need Optimacy   1.  You feel anxiety around the opposite sex. 2.  You have certain insecurities or low self-esteem. 3.  Your dating life is non-existent or sparse. 4.  You’re not getting a lot of second dates. 5.  You keep getting into the wrong relationships. 6.  The…
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    Total Film News

  • Jude Law set to join Guy Ritchie’s Knights Of The Roundtable

    16 Nov 2014 | 10:48 pm
    Guy Ritchie’s Camelot saga Knights Of The Roundtable looks set to add another big name to its growing ensemble, with Jude Law in negotiations to join the production. According to Variety, Law is circling the role of the new film’s chief villain, although the identity of said bad guy has yet to be disclosed… Warner has big plans for the film, which is expected to be the first in a potential six-film franchise. At this stage it is unclear whether Law’s role will be restricted to the first film, or whether he will recur throughout the series. Should he sign on the dotted line, Law will…
  • Vin Diesel stars in new image from The Last Witch Hunter

    16 Nov 2014 | 10:00 pm
    Vin Diesel has posted a new image from The Last Witch Hunter on his Facebook page, in which he stars as the titular witch hunter, Kaldur. The new image shows Kaldur looking mean and moody as a roaring fire rages all about him. Probably just burned some witches, knowing him… The new film will see Kaldur forced to partner up with a feisty young woman played by Rose Leslie, when a coven of witches threatens to unleash a deadly plague upon humanity. However, Leslie just so happens to be a witch herself, making for a very awkward partnership indeed. Expect mismatched sparks to fly every which…
  • Scream TV show will change Ghostface’s mask

    16 Nov 2014 | 1:52 pm
    Mina Lefevre, MTV’s executive vice president, has been discussing the network’s forthcoming Scream TV show, and has revealed that Ghostface’s iconic mask will be altered for the small screen. “Scream was incredibly iconic,” says Lefevre, “but we wanted to reinvent that for TV while of course keeping all the main elements that made it so iconic, including a mask, but also the soapy teen stories, pop culture humor, the scares and the killer.” “We’re tonally walking that line, yet delivering the scares in a significant way. The mask was a big discussion creatively. We wanted to…
  • Universal planning at least three more Fast & Furious films

    16 Nov 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Universal is planning to make at least three more Fast & Furious films, according to chairman Donna Langley, who has described the series as “still a growing franchise”. Fast & Furious 7 has still yet to be released, but according to Langley, the studio is confident that the series still has enough in the tank to support a further trio of films… “We think there’s at least three more,” says Langley. “Paul [Walker] is, and always will be, an integral part of the story. But there are many other great characters, and it’s also an opportunity to introduce new characters.” “I…
  • Daniel Bruhl to play villain in Captain America: Civil War

    16 Nov 2014 | 7:05 am
    Captain America: Civil War might be set to pit Captain America and Iron Man against each other, but there will also be a standalone villain involved, with Daniel Bruhl officially signing on to play the film’s big bad. It had been thought that Tony Stark might become the nominal villain of the piece, and while that might still be the case, Bruhl will ensure there is a fully fledged “bad guy” on the scene too. Intriguingly, Variety reports that Bruhl’s character may also be the chief antagonist in Doctor Strange, a revelation that is sure to set the rumour mill into overdrive regarding…
 
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  • #FaceOff season 7, episode 15 "One Knight Only"

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    29 Oct 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Last night's finale features the last three contestants: they very talented Dina, the offbeat Cig, and the likely-to-remain-in-third-place Drew. The contestants didn't get a breath, moving right from the spotlight...
  • #Lootcrate October 2014 (Fear): Smite Gift Card

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    25 Oct 2014 | 2:01 am
    Loot Crate is a monthly service in which you receive geek-friendly merchandise at a discount, grouped around a particular theme. This month’s theme was Fear, which is an opportunity to throw in everything about monsters and...
  • #Lootcrate October 2014 (Fear): Slashes & Bites Tattoos

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    24 Oct 2014 | 2:01 am
    Loot Crate is a monthly service in which you receive geek-friendly merchandise at a discount, grouped around a particular theme. This month’s theme was Fear, which is an opportunity to throw in everything about monsters and...
  • #Lootcrate October 2014 (Fear): The Walking Dead Comic (Issue 132)

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:01 am
    Loot Crate is a monthly service in which you receive geek-friendly merchandise at a discount, grouped around a particular theme. This month’s theme was Fear, which is an opportunity to throw in everything about monsters and...
  • #FaceOff: season 7, episode 13 "Creature Carnage"

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    22 Oct 2014 | 6:04 pm
    Last night's episode featured our four finalists (three men, one woman) meeting at a DC stage featuring news headlines of a famous landmark devastated by a monstrous creature. These headlines are inspiration for a giant monster makeup. &...
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    Outdoor-Movies.com

  • Get proper training before using your AIRSCREEN

    Alyssa Hollander
    20 Nov 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Knowing how to use your new inflatable movie screen makes your life so much easier in so many different ways. Nobody wants to spend all their time and effort setting up their equipment, only to realize that one little mistake they made makes all the difference. Now, time is one major reason to learn the ins and outs before attempting to use the equipment. With proper training, a crew of two people could set up a screen up to 24’ wide in less than an hour. Without it, well, who knows? Event organizers factor in set up time when planning the show. It could be catastrophic if your screen is…
  • iSERIES to use Macbook Air laptops

    Alyssa Hollander
    31 Oct 2014 | 8:54 am
    Outdoor movie nirvana. That’s what Outdoor Movies’ iSERIES outdoor theater system package is. It’s the most innovative and technologically advanced outdoor movie package we offer. The first generation of the iSERIES utilized iMac desktop computers for playback, but in listening to the needs of our customers, Outdoor Movies has made this theater system more portable and easier to use than ever. The second generation iSERIES outdoor movie package will now include an 11” MacBook Air laptop as the control console. The laptop is easier to transport and provides a more user-friendly…
  • Rooftop Films

    Alyssa Hollander
    30 Oct 2014 | 6:47 am
    “Bob is the best! He provides great service and shows an obvious passion for both his products and what he does.” William Chu Rooftop Films The post Rooftop Films appeared first on Outdoor-Movies.com.
  • Local events receive upgrades

    Alyssa Hollander
    28 Oct 2014 | 11:32 am
    Not every event is a star-studded, world-renowned Film Festival. While those large-scale events are important, especially from a business standpoint, we hold our local events to the same high standards. Beginning in November 2014, all local events serviced by Outdoor Movies will see upgrades in quality and performance. These events are for communities who want a weekly film series, property managers that want to promote their developments through movie nights, or any event that a client can think of in the Mid-Atlantic region. These improved rental packages now all feature full high…
  • Storing your screen for the winter

    Alyssa Hollander
    23 Sep 2014 | 3:10 pm
    All good things must come to an end – at least temporarily. And for those of us who are experiencing colder weather, that good thing is this year’s outdoor movie season. Now, that isn’t to say we can’t squeeze out another few weeks. We have outdoor movie events running through the end of October! But eventually, we’ll have to pack up much of our equipment until the weather warms up. It is imperative to properly store your inflatable movie screens during the winter months. Many of our customers may not use their equipment for six months at a time due to cooler temperatures. The way…
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    Grumo Media

  • You’ve never seen an orange dance like this

    Miguel Hernandez
    18 Nov 2014 | 12:45 pm
    Check out this funky dancing orange animation Grumo produced for EatThisMuch. This animated loop was an special request after we completed the EatThisMuch demo video (watch it here). The orange is their mascot and Louis DeMenthon, EatThisMuch CEO, wanted to bring it to live in a unique way.. and what a way! hehe Ok, now I need to take some dancing tips from this orange. Bye! This orange can dance better than you.. oh yeah!
  • New Grumo: Eat This Much

    Miguel Hernandez
    6 Nov 2014 | 10:05 am
    Eat This Much automatically creates meal plans that meet your diet goals. It can be personalized for your food preferences, budget, and schedule. Then, once a week, we give you a grocery list with everything you need. Client Testimonial Ross and Grumo Media totally blew away my expectations with how good this video is. I sent them a breakdown of what my website did with no idea how to turn it into a video, and then Ross presented me his idea for a concept and executed beautifully. I'm excited for the next time I need to get something animated. - Louis DeMenthon, Founder of Eat This Much. Eat…
  • Learn all about video production at Grumo Media – Interview with Miguel Hernández by Jon Acosta

    Miguel Hernandez
    5 Nov 2014 | 8:48 pm
    I had the pleasure to be interviewed by Jon Acosta for one of his video production Google+ Hangouts. What the full interview below to learn about the beginnings, inner workings, videos tips and future plans of Grumo Media. Jon Acosta is a Colombian American video producer & tech entrepreneur based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Jon has a passion for teaching, motivating, and empowering others in the art of visual storytelling. His goal is to reinvent the outdated standards of video production and business communications. You can follow Jon on Twitter at @thejonacosta. Jon Acosta and Miguel…
  • New Grumo: Rocketrip

    Miguel Hernandez
    9 Oct 2014 | 11:07 am
    Explainer video produced by Grumo Media. Your employees travel a lot and it’s costing your company zillions of dollars. You want your employees to treat the company’s money like it’s their own, but you know they can probably do better. So.. if you could reduce travel expenses and reward employees who cut costs, you’d be interested, right? Introducing Rocketrip - a super smart solution that does just that, rewards employees for going above and beyond to save your company money when they travel. How does it work? Easy. Rocketrip’s genius algorithms predict how much a trip should cost.
  • Larky for Financial Institutions

    Miguel Hernandez
    8 Oct 2014 | 10:15 am
    Product demo video produced by Grumo Media. If you run a financial institution, you know that loyalty retention and wallet-share are mission critical. But 20% of consumers consider switching accounts every year and even if they stay with you, they’re likely to buy half of their financial products from someone else. So how do you boost loyalty and revenue? You might use a rewards program to keep people happy. Trouble is, people have lots of cards in their wallet and lots of discounts available, so how do you get them to use yours at the right time and place? Plus, confusing points programs,…
 
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    DvdReleases.org

  • Late Phases

    elin
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:27 pm
    Crescent Bay is not the ideal place to spend one’s golden years, especially since the once-idyllic retirement community has been beset by a series of deadly animal attacks from the ominous forest surrounding it. When grizzled war veteran Ambrose McKinley (Nick Damici) is forced into moving there by his yuppie son Will (Ethan Embry), the Read the Rest »
  • Olive Kitteridge

    elin
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:04 pm
    Academy Award® winner Frances McDormand (Fargo, North Country) and Academy Award® nominee Richard Jenkins (The Visitor, HBO’s Six Feet Under) star in the HBO miniseries drama Olive Kitteridge, a film by Academy Award®-nominated director Lisa Cholodenko (The Kids Are All Right, Laurel Canyon). Based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and Read the Rest »
  • Spare Parts

    elin
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:37 am
    Based on an incredible true story, Spare Parts chronicles the journey of four undocumented Mexican-American high school students from Phoenix, AZ who form a robotics club and are led by their teacher (George Lopez) with nothing but spare parts and a dream to compete against MIT in a National Underwater Robotics Competition.
  • Goodbye to All That

    elin
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:19 am
    Paul Schneider (Parks and Recreation) stars as a newly single dad navigating the good, the bad, and the weird of the 30-something singles scene in this whip-smart comedy. When his wife unexpectedly informs him that she wants a divorce, well-meaning but oblivious husband Otto Wall (Schneider) finds himself thrust back into bachelorhood. Cue a hilarious Read the Rest »
  • The Sleepwalker

    elin
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:09 am
    Shocking family secrets shatter a woman’s quiet country life in this psychosexual thriller. Young couple Kaia (Gitte Witt) and Andrew (Christopher Abbott) spend their days restoring her family’s sprawling rural estate. Their peace is upended one night when Kaia’s emotionally disturbed sister Christine (Stephanie Ellis) shows up unexpectedly, followed by her distraught boyfriend (Brady Corbet). Read the Rest »
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    Obsessed Magazine » Film & Animation

  • Obsessed Exclusive: Our Night with Actor Eddie Redmayne

    Sinta Jimenez
    13 Nov 2014 | 3:52 pm
    While Channing Tatum fans like them big, dumb and full of…fun (ok, that’s what we’ll say), Eddie Redmayne appeals to opposing forces of attraction and is arguably the thinking fangirls’ idol of choice. Educated at Eton with Prince William and then proceeding to Cambridge for university, Redmayne’s new film, “The Theory of Everything,” has him diving back into his own past. Redmayne plays the renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking, and we caught up with him at the Smithsonian’s (cue girls in glasses swooning) red carpet screening on a crisp November…
  • #FILM: Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” Is a Love letter to Astronomy, Science and Discovery

    Israel Daramola
    7 Nov 2014 | 9:33 am
    THE WHO Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine in a film directed by Christopher Nolan. THE WHAT: With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers, led by Matthew McConaughey, travel beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. THE BIG DEAL: “Interstellar” follows the story of Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a former pilot and engineer, who is now a farmer due to widespread hunger caused by a future blight. He lives with his father-in-law (John Lithgow), teenage son Tom, and 10-year-old daughter Murphy…
  • #FILM: The Big Deal About Jake Gyllenhaal’s Crime Journalism Film, “Nightcrawler”

    Israel Daramola
    3 Nov 2014 | 1:23 pm
    THE WHO Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton THE WHAT: Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) is a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. With an eye for the obscene and calculating menace, Lou muscles into the dangerous realm of nightcrawling and turning victims into dollars and cents. THE BIG DEAL: Movies about Los Angeles tend to be self-involved. They move slow–basking in the palm trees and seemingly endless roads. They’re beautiful and vapid and, when it comes to movies like this one, show an underlying, terrifying and…
  • #FILM: The Big Deal About Bill Murray’s “St. Vincent”

    Israel Daramola
    17 Oct 2014 | 8:22 am
    THE WHO: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts and Jaeden Lieberher in a film directed by Ted Melfi. THE WHAT: Vincent (Murray) is a broke, drunken, gambling war veteran retiree who finds himself recruited by his new in-over-her-head, single-mom neighbor, Maggie (McCarthy), to watch over her small yet mature 12-year-old son Oliver (Jaeden Lieberher). THE BIG DEAL: I’ll be honest, I don’t follow Bill Murray, the meme, the way most people do. At some point, he became a hipster hero for both his choice in film roles and his offscreen antics–like wedding crashing. For…
  • Kim Gordon Breaks The Silence with New Memoir

    Sarah Marloff
    14 Oct 2014 | 10:06 am
    Sonic Youth lovers, mark those calendars for February 25. Kim Gordon’s long awaited memoir has finally been granted a release date that will surely shake off February’s winter blues. While “Girl in a Band: A Memoir” promises to look at all aspects of Gordon’s life – from childhood to her latest music project, Body/Head – the book will also explore the idea of partnership: what it means, and more so, “what happens when it dissolves,” says the press release. Presumably, alluding to the end of Gordon’s 27- year marriage with former Sonic Youth bandmate, Thurston…
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    Budomate.com - Martial Arts Movie News

  • Cowboy Ninja Viking film adaptation

    budomatemagazine
    20 Nov 2014 | 7:45 pm
    Chris Pratt is officially signed on to play Cowboy Ninja Viking in the movie. The story revolves around a counter-intelligence unit of Multiple Personality Disorder patients (that just sounds like they’re asking for trouble). Headed up by psychotherapist Dr. Sebastian Ghislain, these patients are transformed into agents known as Triplets (a reference to the three different personalities inside their minds). The unit eventually falls apart (surprise) and most of its members are turned into hired killers. Duncan, a Triplet who channels the skills of a Cowboy, Ninja, and Viking, is sent to…
  • John Wick movie review

    budomatemagazine
    15 Nov 2014 | 1:55 am
    If you are after well executed, slick and polished action movie, John Wick delivers it all. John Wick gets us into the underworld that exists beneath society where legendary hitman John Wick made a deal with mafia and escaped to a happy life with his lovely wife. But young Russian punk liked John’s near-flawless 1969 Mustang and decided that he can take it from him with the final gift of his wife. Of cause this little freak has no idea whom he has wronged and just accidentally put himself in the way of Wick’s odyssey of vengeance. Movie has a pleasantly surprising comic book-style…
  • When the eagle meets the Dragon Blade

    budomatemagazine
    13 Nov 2014 | 5:00 am
    Check out making of video of Dragon Blade, the upcoming Jackie Chan’s movie that will be released on February 19, 2015. New character posters to Dragon Blade. 3 new images from Dragon Blade. As reported on Tencent Entertainment, the actor, who attended the Chinese Film Festival held in Bucharest, Romania recently, stated that the theme song for the movie has been composed and ready to be recorded, but the singer has yet to be determined. “I was considering whether I should sing it myself or not. I hope to surprise you all,” said the actor during an interview. Jackie also…
  • Interpol agent who is out to save mankind in Black Salt

    budomatemagazine
    12 Nov 2014 | 9:20 pm
    Check out the second trailer to the Black Salt. Ben Ramsey, the director of the Michael Jai White‘s Blood And Bone, is back with a new martial arts short Black Salt. Based on the indie comic book of the same name, the film stars Kinyumba Mutakabbir as an Interpol agent who is out to save mankind from a global threat! Kinyumba Mutakabbir is a rising star who started in small feature roles in Entourage, Iron Man 3 and The Bold and the Beautiful. Black Salt also stars James Lew, Michelle Lee, Master Xiaojun Wang, Arnold Chon and Panuvat Anthony Nanakornpanom. Fight choreography by Ron Yuan…
  • Rise of The Legend has been picked up by Universal Pictures

    budomatemagazine
    12 Nov 2014 | 3:50 pm
    Check out the BTS video of Rise of The Legend. WOW! The official music video titled Legend by Taiwanese rock band MAYDAY rocks! Check it out guys! Check the new feature images from Rise of The Legend. Check out the latest poster to the Rise of the Legend. A batch of character posters arrived, check them out below. Watch the new trailer to Rise of the Legend. Universal Pictures International co-producee Rise of the Legend and also acquired all international rights, including North America and excluding Asia. Just a reminder that Sammo Hung portrays Wong Fei-hung’s mentor, while Corey Yuen…
 
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    GoldDerby

  • 15 hottest forums posts: Memories of director Mike Nichols

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    22 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
    Join the fiesty discussion going on right now in our infamous message boards where Hollywood stars, directors, execs and other honchos hide behind cyber-nicknames. Sample comments below with links to those hot threads. See more here. Related News Nuggets: Will 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' be the biggest movie of the year? -BREAK- Death of director Mike Nichols and memories Halo Insider: Despite his age, this came as a bit of a shock to me. Mike Nichols remained so active throughout his later years, and I thought we would get more still from him. I hope that he was at ease in his passing. He…
  • Time's up for Timothy & Te Jay on 'The Amazing Race''

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:45 am
    Did you know that it would finally be the end of the road for college sweethearts Timothy and Te Jay on Friday's episode of "The Amazing Race"? Our users did as that outcome led our odds as to what would happen. If you thought so too, 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 cash prize and a place on our leaderboards. Get started with your predictions HERE or scroll down and tell us who you think will lose the next leg of the "Race" using our easy drag-and-drop menu.  -BREAK- Psst: Here's how to…
  • Could conservative fans push Sadie Robertson to upset win on 'Dancing with the Stars'?

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    21 Nov 2014 | 3:33 am
    This month, conservative voters pushed out a lot of Democrats in the midterm elections, but might they also have unexpected power over reality TV? "Duck Dynasty" star Sadie Robertson has made the final four on "Dancing with the Stars," and though she's an underdog according to our racetrack odds, we might be underestimating her red-state appeal. Remember Candace Cameron Bure? -BREAK- 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: America picks final four, but can Alfonso Ribeiro still win? After a strong start last season, nerves got the better of Cameron Bure, and she struggled through some of her…
  • News Nuggets: Will 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' be the year's biggest movie?'

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:00 am
    With "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" opening this weekend, box office watchers are wondering if it will be the year's biggest movie. Lionsgate is projecting a wide range between $130 million and $150 million for 4,151 screens in North America. Analysts say it could be much bigger and in fact one of the five biggest openings of all time. It should hold on to the top spot at the box office for at least three weeks before "Exodus: Gods and Kings" opens on December 12. For this third film in the blockbuster franchise, actors Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth…
  • Oscar news: Benedict Cumberbatch on playing a genius, 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' sneak peek

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:03 pm
    . Diane Tsai observes: Benedict Cumberbatch is no stranger to portraying individuals of remarkable intelligence, having taken on roles ranging from "Star Trek"‘s super-human Khan to Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game." The actor says of portraying them, “It’s also, actually, the great gift I suppose — is to realize that they’re bound by the human condition. They’re blood and flesh like us. They live in the same worlds as us.” Time -BREAK- RELATED: 'Selma' intensifies its march on Oscars: Can it go all the way? Jeff LaBrecque sits down with…
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    CinemaFunk

  • Interstellar

    chris
    17 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
    Interstellar is the latest conceptual tour-de-force from Christopher Nolan, in which he traverses the scientific mysteries of deep space, while grounding his story in themes of love, family, and human perseverance. Although Nolan borrows from the likes of Kubrick, Tarkovsky, Ridley Scott, and others, Interstellar feels original and daring in its own right, as perhaps the first major feature film to reliably tackle 21st Century theories of astrophysics.
  • Woes Be Gone

    aaron
    16 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
     Last Sunday, October 25th, I caught a quick clip of A Prairie Home Companion on my way home from a bike ride. It turns out that the episode was a rebroadcast from 2011. What caught my ear was a story about a young man who had found himself at stagnant in his post-collegiate life. Image Source
  • Saving Cinema: GIFF 2015 at Channelside Cinemas

    aaron
    15 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
    The Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) found itself left hanging a few months ago when it was unable to secure the Hyde Park Cinebistro or the CentroYbor theatres for the 2015 film festival. Those venues had been two killer locations for the festival for the past several years. Centro Ybor had historic Ybor City while CineBistro featured a relaxed and upscale atmosphere with food delivered directly to your over-stuffed sofa chairs.Image Source
  • St. Vincent

    aaron
    11 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
    The wisdom of the elderly is priceless, but when your elderly babysitter owes money to loan sharks, the bank, and even to his own pregnant stripper/prostitute girlfriend, take the wisdom with a grain of salt. In St. Vincent, an unkempt, strapped-for-cash man becomes an unlikely babysitter and role model to a kid struggling to adapt to his new school. While certainly not the most original plot, St. Vincent finds its own stride and offers a satisfying spat of gags amongst some exceptional performances.
  • Harmontown

    aaron
    6 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
    The critically-acclaimed, but low-rated cult sensation Community underwent an upheaval after its third season, when Dan Harmon, its creator, was fired. Just before his exit, he started a monthly live show called “Harmontown”, which became a weekly show and podcast and post-occupational outlet for his creativity. Harmontown is a documentary that chronicles a selective tour the self-titled podcast undertook several months after Harmon’s termination.
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    Deadbolt » Movies

  • Kill the Messenger – a Rather Fascinating Thriller Drama

    Chris D'souza
    31 Oct 2014 | 11:51 am
    Kill the Messenger is a recently released American thriller drama film, written by Peter Landesman and directed by Michael Cuesta. The movie has a shocking story that will surely blow your mind away. It is about a reporter whose life is under threat. The film stars Jeremy Renner in the lead who also serves as a producer. It starts with Garry Webb (Jeremy Renner) who works for the San Jose Mercury News and is running a three-part article series known as the “Dark Alliance”. This article contained information and evidence of an agency that was dealing with drug lords. Soon, the…
  • Gone Girl: a Mysterious Take on Marriage

    Chris D'souza
    27 Oct 2014 | 11:39 am
    Adaption of Gillian Flynn’s bestseller, Gone Girl is a mysterious and thrilling take on marriage with Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike in leads. Directed by David Fincher, the story revolves around Amy (Rosamund Pike) and Nick (Ben Affleck), a perfect couple living in New York. They both are writers and their lives are going just perfect. However, that is only until both lose their jobs. They move back to Hicksville, Missouri in the event of his mother’s sickness. The dissatisfaction with their less than perfect lives is hinted at when Nick starts working at the town bar, which is…
  • As above, So below – a Journey Into Madness and Terror

    Chris D'souza
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:17 pm
    If you have seen Paranormal Activity but didn’t find it interesting or scary, perhaps As Above, So Below may entertain you. It is a found-footage horror film written and directed by John Erick Dowdle with his brother. The movie has a rather unique plot and doesn’t fail to disappoint horror freaks. It starts with Scarlett Marlowe, the lead actress in the film, as a young academy scholar who is continuing her deceased father’s work. Scarlett wants to fulfill her dad’s wish and wants to discover the philosopher’s stone. This stone is known to be a legendary…
  • Dolphin Tale 2 – a Splash of Emotion

    Chris D'souza
    20 Oct 2014 | 12:15 pm
    The astonishing true story of Winter was portrayed in Dolphin Tale and now America’s favorite dolphin is returning to the screens once again in the sequel Dolphin Tale 2. Directed by Charles Martin Smith, the story takes you three years after the original film. Sawyer (Nathan Gamble has grown into a teenager and still as fond of Winter. He is responsible for the volunteers working at the marina. Hazel (Cozi Zuehlsdorff) is Clay’s daughter and works with Sawyer. Kris Kristofferson reprises his role as Clay’s father, Ashley Judd plays Sawyer’s mother, and Morgan Freeman…
  • A Walk Among the Tombstones – a New Crime Flick

    Chris D'souza
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:09 pm
    An adaption of the best-selling mystery written by Lawrence Block, A Walk among the Tombstones, is the story of an ex-cop Matt Scudder (Liam Neeson), who is hired by the drug lord Kenny Kristo (Dan Stevens) to look into the strange kidnapping and murder of his wife. Undoubtedly, Liam Neeson is always a delight to watch and same is the case in A Walk among the Tombstone. However, sadly the script did not live up to his appeal. But nonetheless, it’s a movie that will prove a treat for all who love Neeson in his action avatar. So, the movie starts with depicting a terrible day for Scudder…
 
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    Androidのアプリがすごい件について

  • Android利用者は搭載済みのアプリもチェックしないとやばい

    admin
    16 Nov 2014 | 11:52 pm
    Androidを使う際に気をつけたいのが個人情報の漏洩! いまこれが結構問題になってるんです。 Androidは元より外部からの侵入に弱いと書いてきましたが、 個人情報を抜き取るような悪質なアプリは何も外部のみではありません。 なんとAndroidの懐中電灯アプリ、ユーザーの同意関係なしに個人情報を送信していたことが判明したとの事…! しかもこの懐中電灯アプリ、元から搭載されているものらしく…
  • 今主婦たちの間で流行ってるソフトって実は・・・?

    admin
    12 Nov 2014 | 10:28 pm
    Androidの機能がどんなに過ぎれても、人の使い道ってかぎられてますよね。 何か特定ジャンルのクリエイターなら、使いこなせる人もいるでしょう。 でも大半の人は大前提として「携帯電話」として持つわけですから、使う機能はやっぱり限られてきますよね。 特に今主婦層の間で話題なのが浮気チェッカーだそうです。 スマホで簡単に旦那さんの浮気をチェックできるアプリ。 お遊び要素の強いものもあれば、本格的なものまであります。…
  • Androidの機能をもっと活かした新機種はまだ?

    admin
    10 Nov 2014 | 8:35 pm
    AndroidもiPhoneも、このまま成長するといったいどうなるんでしょう。 次期iPhoneは3Dが搭載、なんて噂も有りますがまだどうなるかはわかりません。 でもスマホに3Dって、需要を考えてしまいますよね。 3DSですら、常に3Dスイッチオフであまり活用できていないのに、スマホの画面が3Dになってもうまく使いこなせる気がしません笑 3DSで実際に3Dを楽しんでいるひとってごくわずかじゃないかな?…
  • やましい事をしているとLINEでもバレる?

    admin
    9 Nov 2014 | 6:48 pm
    LINEって今スマホ持ってる人なら必ずと言っていいほど使っているアプリですが、 なんといっても大人も子供も困っているのが既読機能。 相手が読んだか読んでないか、わかったほうがいい時もあります。 それに普段使っててそこまで気になることはありません。 しかし中には既読をつけても返さないものぐささんもいますよね。 相手は返事がほしいのに、返事が帰ってこない。既読は付いているから、相手は読んでいるはずなのになぜ?…
  • 今のスマホ浮気調査アプリがエグすぎる?!

    admin
    6 Nov 2014 | 11:45 pm
    Androidのアプリって、本当にいろんなところに落っこちていて、 フリーの何に使うんだコレ?なんてものから、優れた有料のものまで幅広いですよね! やはりAndroidの強みは、一般人でもアプリを作れるという部分かと思います。 企業では作れないようなぶっ飛んだアプリもたくさんみますよね。 中でも浮気系のアプリでここまで出来る浮気調査アプリがエグすぎる。Android利用者は涙目物です。…
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    The Cult of Matt and Mark

  • 139 Robocop

    9 Nov 2014 | 7:39 pm
    "Domo arigato Mr. Roboto!" Matt and Mark review the Verhoeven classic, Robocop, a move that spawned a franchise that continues to this day. As usual, Verhoeven transcends the sci-fi high-concept and makes a prescient film packed with big ideas served it up with a beautiful does of satirical humor. Robocop's future is our present, a cornerstone of the cyberpunk zeitgeist, not only with its predictions of man/machine technologies, but also with its notions of politics and our exploitative media culture.Download: 139 Robocop
  • 138 Halloween

    26 Oct 2014 | 10:16 pm
    Matt and Mark's Halloween movie marathon "The horror... the horror... " concludes this week with the the titular 1978 classic by John Carpenter. A definitive slasher film if there ever was one, John Carpenter uses minimalism to his advantage with "now you see him/now you don't" camera shots that highlight paranoia and dread. The masked Michael Meyers is what Dr. Loomis dubbed the embodiment of evil, however a more fearful notion still is that Michael Meyers has decoupled from a human soul so completely, "good and evil" no longer hold meaning. Happy Halloween everybody!!Download: 138…
  • 137 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    19 Oct 2014 | 10:10 pm
    Our penultimate pick for our October "The horror... The horror.." marathon is the cult classic 1974 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. A film that adds family life to the derangement of your standard slasher-killer horror film standby, TTCM is the inspiration for arguably better fair such as Rob Zombie's House of a 1000 Corpses. Sadly, most of the film is consumed in tedious chase scenes and waits until its last 20 minutes to truly reveal is genius. Worth a watch none-the-less.Download: 137 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • 136 Killer Klowns from Outer Space

    13 Oct 2014 | 10:08 pm
    The Horror... The Horror... continues this week when we review the highly regarded B-movie Killer Klowns from Outer Space, a movie that sets your expectations low by its premise. Matt retells his childhood clown trauma while Mark patiently listens, trying to provide healing.  Why are these clowns so creepy? Partly, its the monster movie in reverse. You see them in all their gratuity at the outset, and as its silliness wears off, the disturbia settles in.Download: 136 Killer Klowns from Outer Space
  • 135 Ringu (Ring)

    5 Oct 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The Horror... The Horror... continues this week with your marathon run-up to Halloween. We review the original Japanese Ringu (Ring) from which inspired the highly successful American remake. A minimalist fright-fest, gone are the typical gory tropes of traditional film horror, instead replaced by a meta-foreboding that will make you jump at the site of grainy old school television sets and the shrill ring of land line phones. Matt and Mark ponder Sadako's curse in the age of Youtube and wonder if its possible to curse an entire  planet.Download: 135 Ringu (Ring)
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    Filmonic

  • 7 Things To Know About The New Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

    Brandy Anderson
    22 Nov 2014 | 10:09 am
    Is everyone ready to join Katniss in her crusade against The Capital? Taking cues from Harry Potter, The Hobbit, and Twilight (*cough*), the last Hunger Games book will be split into two movies. While Mockingjay Part 2 won’t be released until next year, we’ll be treated to the penultimate installment just in time for the holiday movie […] Read 7 Things To Know About The New Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 on Filmonic.
  • Billy Boyd’s “The Last Goodbye” from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    Alex
    22 Nov 2014 | 7:15 am
    Here’s the official music video for the end credits song of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, titled “The Last Goodbye”. Now the name Billy Boyd might sound familiar and if you can’t really put your finger on it, you will in a second. Yes, Billy Boyd was Peregrin “Pippin” Took in the […] Read Billy Boyd’s “The Last Goodbye” from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies on Filmonic.
  • The Heroes of The Interview

    Alex
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:10 pm
    When going after the supreme leader of North Korea and probably one of the most dangerous man in the world, you need the right people for the job and in The Interview, Aaron and Dave are definitely not the right people. Meet David Skylark, an entertainment talk show host played by James Franco who according […] Read The Heroes of The Interview on Filmonic.
  • Al Pacino is Looking for a Second Chance in Danny Collins

    Alex
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:19 pm
    You know what, I like this new Al Pacino and his choice of roles, I really do. Danny Collins looks like a fun movie but don’t take my word for it, see the trailer for yourself. Apparently this was inspired by a true story (as much as one would expect from a Hollywood movie, I […] Read Al Pacino is Looking for a Second Chance in Danny Collins on Filmonic.
  • Harrison Ford is in Love with an Immortal Woman in The Age of Adaline

    Alex
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:10 am
    The Age of Adaline is the story of an immortal woman, one that’s been living a solitary life for most of her many years in order to escape heartbreak. Based on the title I almost skipped this one, then I found out about the premise and yeah, here it is. Adaline is a young woman, […] Read Harrison Ford is in Love with an Immortal Woman in The Age of Adaline on Filmonic.
 
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    Overallsite

  • Telltale’s Games of Thrones Screenshot Leaked Online

    Pankaj Sharma
    17 Nov 2014 | 1:14 am
    New screenshots of Telltale's Game of Thrones episodic game series is leaked online.
  • The Gambler Official UK Red Band Teaser

    Pankaj Sharma
    26 Oct 2014 | 10:12 pm
    Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his own life as collateral.
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer and Poster

    Pankaj Sharma
    26 Oct 2014 | 9:52 pm
    When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance.
  • Fascinating Things About Tom Clancy’s The Division

    Pankaj Sharma
    22 Oct 2014 | 12:04 pm
    A perfect scenario of how a survival mode can be turned on in an imaginary or in the real world, which is built on just one complex system. It was shown in the presentation of Tom Clancy’s The Division
  • Katy Perry’s B-Day Present & Things Happening Around The Sensational Singer

    Pankaj Sharma
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:21 am
    Katy Perry's birthday is just around the corner, the date is October 25. The sensational singer made a wish about her 29th birthday few days ago.
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    The Moon is a Dead World

  • Hot Summer in the City (Vinegar Syndrome Direct) | Movie Review

    Ryne Barber
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:11 am
    Vinegar Syndrome recently opened a new streaming service for some of their films, including many of their pornos, called Vinegar Syndrome Direct. Thankfully, every time you purchase something from Vinegar Syndrome, you’ll unlock two more months of VS Direct services, which is a really nice feature for those people who buy regularly from the company. Right now, VS Direct has Hot Summer in the City streaming from their collection, a 1976 black sexploitation porno about the enslavement and gang rape of a virgin kidnapped running away from her mother’s gangbang. Hot Summer in the…
  • The Noose: Pop some champagne for Scream Factory’s Supernova; new release allows me to use Oasis reference

    Ryne Barber
    20 Nov 2014 | 1:12 pm
    For the first time, Supernova, the 2000 sci-fi thriller starring James Spader, Angela Bassett, and Lou Diamond Phillips, will blast its way to Blu-Ray with a special edition set thanks to Scream Factory. The film, about a space vessel named the Nightingale called to a distress signal near a supernova, will sport a host of bonus features including a new interview featurette called “The Making of Supernova,” deleted scenes, and a theatrical trailer. The explosion from this release of Supernova can be felt on January 13, 2015, when the Blu-Ray hits shelves. Oasis had only one…
  • Horror Out of Context: Family Guy: “Brian the Closer”

    Ryne Barber
    19 Nov 2014 | 9:25 am
    Not one to skimp on visual gags involving popular culture, Family Guy has had a huge number of references to horror throughout its 13-season run. One of those was an entire episode devoted to parodying Poltergeist, which hit most of the jokes right on the nose with straight-out-of-the-film jabs. In one of the more recent episodes of Family Guy, last week’s “Brian the Closer,” the show offered up another punchline riffing on horror, this time the slasher genre specifically. Jason has, of course, shown up before in similar gags. But this episode, where Brian gets his teeth…
  • Godzilla: Cataclysm #3 | Comic Review

    Ryne Barber
    19 Nov 2014 | 5:00 am
    Cullen Bunn’s Godzilla: Cataclysm has so far pumped out a lot of kaiju action, and that’s not a terrible thing with a series such as this because most of us are probably tuning in to see Godzilla stomp some tail anyway. The first two issues, however, lacked a plot to bind the action together, and the abundance of monsters just highlighted the fact that Bunn was giving us a post-apocalyptic world but not exploring it to its potential. In Godzilla: Cataclysm #3, the plot takes a more prominent turn, with a heavier emphasis on dialogue along with the obvious monster wars that the…
  • Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (Scream Factory Blu-Ray) | Movie Review

    Ryne Barber
    18 Nov 2014 | 8:01 am
    Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings is not a particularly good movie, and that has little to do with the overshadowing of its predecessor or the fact that this movie has nothing to do with the first one besides the titular character. There was always that feeling in Stan Winston’s first film that he was treading a line between realism and the overly fantastical, but Pumpkinhead as a symbol of revenge was effective enough, thanks to Lance Henriksen and the way Winston directed the death sequence of his little boy, where the sight of a man in a 9-foot monster costume morphed into something much…
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    filmrant.co.uk

  • A new full length AiVHS podcast (with interview) is here!

    Noel
    11 Nov 2014 | 4:26 am
    The Adventures in VHS podcast returns with a full-length episode of the show looking at the 1989 body horror classic Society (1989) – available exclusively to supporters of the Adventures in VHS book. Join me as I talk a little about my relationship with the film, its UK VHS release on Medusa Pictures and offer a full and frank review of the movie itself. In addition, there’s even a lengthy interview with the film’s director Brian Yuzna, who talks about the making of Society, his thoughts on the home video era of which it was a part… and even some plot details on a…
  • The Adventures in VHS care package is here!

    Noel
    7 Nov 2014 | 4:03 am
    If you know someone who’d love a copy of Adventures in VHS as a gift, but are worried you won’t have something to wrap and give them on the day… then I think I’ve come up with the solution! Likewise, maybe you were thinking of pledging to buy the book but want to treat yourself to some home video goodness in the meantime… either way, the Adventures in VHS care package is here to help! Over the next few months, I’ll be busy making sure the book gets funded and beautifully printed and packaged for all those who’ve been kind enough to support it.
  • Adventures in VHS – A message from Noel

    Noel
    8 Oct 2014 | 11:53 am
    The post Adventures in VHS – A message from Noel appeared first on .
  • You can now buy the Adventures in VHS book!

    Noel
    2 Oct 2014 | 3:27 am
    So, in case you missed the exclusive announcement on the most recent episode of the podcast, yesterday was a big day for the Adventures in VHS project as the book went live for pledges via Unbound. In case you don’t know who Unbound are, they are a publisher who were recently in the news for having got the first ever crowd-funded book on to the Man Booker Prize long list - and have graciously accepted me into their fold of authors. What’s great about Unbound is, not only do they offer a host of cool options for the book (digital, hardback and all sorts of other editions set by me…
  • Adventures in VHS Episode 15 – Breakdance 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)

    Noel
    1 Oct 2014 | 3:12 am
    A very special episode as I can finally and exclusively reveal how you can get your hands on the Adventures in VHS book! Not only that, but I also take an in depth look at one of the wildest, funniest and most 80s film of all time – Breakdance 2: Electric Boogaloo. As always, we start off with a look at the UK VHS release of the film, in this case released on Guild Home Video and Cannon Films, before immersing ourselves in trailers and cover art. Then, I’m joined by my old friend and podcasting partner Mr Ian Loring for a full and frank review of the movie. Subscribe to the…
 
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    MovieNewsPlus.com

  • Brenton Thwaites Cast in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'

    Movie News Plus
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:35 pm
    Earlier this month, Brenton Thwaites was said to be one of six actors being courted for a leading role in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, with the others being Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service), George Mackay (Pride), Mitchell Hope (Descendants), Ansel Elgort (The Fault In Our Stars) and Sam Keeley (In The Heart Of The Sea). Today, Disney has zeroed in on The Giver star, entering into final negotiations with the young Aussie to play "Henry," a British soldier, reports TheWrap. He'll join Johnny Depp, who is returning to reprise his role as the eccentric pirate…
  • Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell in New 'Get Hard' Poster

    Movie News Plus
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:58 am
    Kevin Hart prepares Will Ferrell for his stint in prison in this new poster for the upcoming Warner Bros. comedy Get Hard, which also stars Craig T. Nelson, Tip “T.I.” Harris and Alison Brie. In the film, when millionaire hedge fund manager James King (Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him 30 days to get his affairs in order. Desperate, he turns to Darnell Lewis (Hart) to prep him for a life behind bars. But despite James’ one-percenter assumptions, Darnell is a hard-working small business owner who has never received a parking ticket,…
  • Watch: The Trailer for Lucasfilm's Animated 'Strange Magic'

    Movie News Plus
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:22 am
    Lucasfilm has debuted the first trailer for their upcoming animated feature Strange Magic. With a story by George Lucas, the Touchstone Pictures release is directed by Gary Rydstrom and features a voice cast that includes Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth, Maya Rudolph, Sam Palladio, Meredith Anne Bull, Alfred Molina, Elijah Kelley, Bob Einstein, and Peter Stormare. Strange Magic is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and…
  • The First TV Spot Arrives for 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

    Movie News Plus
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:39 am
    Following last week's latest trailer reveal for the hotly-anticipated film adaptation of E. L. James' bestselling book, Fifty Shades of Grey has now brought online its first TV spot. Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, the film stars Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Eloise Mumford, Rita Ora, Max Martini, Marcia Gay Harden, and Callum Keith Rennie. Since its release, the "Fifty Shades" book trilogy has been translated into 51 languages worldwide and sold more than 100 million copies in e-book and print—making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book…
  • Matt Smith Joins Natalie Dormer in 'Patient Zero'

    Movie News Plus
    20 Nov 2014 | 7:41 pm
    Matt Smith's push into feature films is shaping up quite nicely. The former "Doctor Who" star already has a role in the upcoming Terminator: Genisys and Screen Gems’ Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Now it's been revealed that he's signed on for another Screen Gems film, Patient Zero, which centers on a devastating rabies outbreak. Smith will join "Game of Thrones" actress Natalie Dormer in the film. Stefan Ruzowitzky (Deadfall) is set to direct from a script by Mike Le. In Patient Zero, "an unprecedented global pandemic of a super strain of rabies has resulted in the evolution of a new…
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    You Won Cannes

  • Blu-Ray Review: The Expendables 3 (2014, Dir, Patrick Hughes)

    Shawn Francis
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:51 pm
    WARNING! THERE’S A GOOD CHANCE YOU’LL STEP ON MORE THAN A FEW SPOILERS! WARNING! I never liked the first Expendables movie, and I even watched the Unrated version of it. For an action flick I remember being extraordinarily bored by it. Now the sequel was a major improvement. I could easily re-watch it countless times, and then the trepidation came back when I heard Stallone and gang were going to do another. Rule of thumb for any ranchise is that the first is good, the second one is better and the third one sucks. Well, they already trashed that rule from the get go so maybe the…
  • Made-For-TV: Young Justice (2011-2012) Blu-ray

    Shawn Francis
    13 Nov 2014 | 3:24 pm
    (Warning! Huge amounts of spoilers contained within! Tread lightly!) I think at this point it’s safe to assume Greg Weisman is as important to super hero toons as Bruce Timm is. And that’s saying a lot since Timm redefined DC entertainment on TV with his first super hero toon Batman: The Animated Series (1992-1995). Since then he’s created, Batman Beyond, Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, and Green Lantern just to name a few. But Greg Weisman made an impressive debut with his own animated superhero toon, The Spectacular Spider-Man (2008-2009), that ran a very short but…
  • DVD Review: Premature (2014, Dir, Dan Beers)

    Shawn Francis
    7 Nov 2014 | 12:38 pm
    I mentioned this movie in my Edge Of Tomorrow (2014) review, for both share the ‘Groundhog Day time loop angle’, and here I am reviewing it. I was hoping it would work out this way. I had seen the trailer for Premature this past spring and thought it looked absolutely hilarious. The movie is billed on the DVD cover as “Groundhog Day Meets American Pie” and I’d say that’s pretty damn accurate. Before I start, this is the third movie I’ve seen where a three-breasted woman makes an appearance. In case you’re wondering the other two appearances were both in Total Recall, the…
  • Blu-Ray Review: Maleficent (2014, Dir, Robert Stromberg)

    Shawn Francis
    31 Oct 2014 | 6:23 pm
    (Warning! There are spoilers in these woods! Be careful in your tread! You have been warned) Maleficent is movie number five in the big budget, live action, Hollywood fairy tale reinvention series that’s currently en vogue. Other entries were Red Riding Hood (2011), Snow White And The Huntsman (2012), Hansel And Gretal: Witch Hunters (2013) and Jack And The Giant Slayer (2013). Maleficent is similar to Jack And The Giant Slayer in that its concept is to show the “real story” behind the fairy tale, with this movie it’s Cinderella, but told from the perspective of the perceived “evil…
  • Blu-Ray Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug: Extended Cut (2013, Dir, Peter Jackson)

    Shawn Francis
    26 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Own It On Blu-ray November 4!  If it wasn’t obvious before it’s pretty damn obvious now Greed is the primary sin slowly killing our society. As sins go, it’s an awful one too because it destroys any morality you may have had and any prejudices you might carry, thus making sure you think of nothing else but it. Greed has even found it’s way into the fantasy world of Middle Earth. Barring any “special rings” among the various beings that inhabit the realm, it appears Dwarves are more susceptible than most to its corruption. They used to live in this great mountain…
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  • Jolie – Pitt Make First Red Carpet Appearance As Married Couple

    Admin
    18 Nov 2014 | 3:42 am
    Well known Hollywood actors and filmmakers Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt made their first red carpet appearance after marriage at the world premier of her lastest film ‘Unbroken’ at Sydney on Monday in Australia. The 39 year old Jolie was looking beautiful in a strapless silver gown, fishtailed Gucci dress. The actress greeted thousands of fans who lined the streets by the State Theatre before walking on the red carpet. “We just feel that much closer. It makes us happy to be married. I don’t think we needed it, but it just feels like he’s my husband,” said Angelina Jolie.
  • The Official Trailer For ‘Tevar’ Starring Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha And Manoj Bajpayee

    Admin
    11 Nov 2014 | 6:35 am
    Eros International has released the trailer for the much awaited film Tevar on 10th of November. The project is directed by Amit Sharma and written by Gunasekhar. Music for the film is given by Sajid – Wajid. It is produced by Boney Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, Sunil Manchanda, Sunil Lulla and Naresh Agarwal. Film Tevar is based on the Telugu film Okkadu by Gunasekhar. The star casts include Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Manoj Bajpayee and Kader Khan. Tevar aims to hit theatres on 9th of January, 2015. Hit the video to watch the trailer:
  • Hrithik Roshan, Sussanne Khan Roshan Divorced

    Admin
    1 Nov 2014 | 9:59 am
    Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan and his estranged wife Sussanne Khan Roshan were granted divorce by Bandra family court on 1st of November 2014 (Saturday). Lawyer Deepesh Mehta said: “They are legally divorced now. Today at around 10.30 a.m., all things were done. They have got divorce in a unique and elegant way where there is no alimony and not a single document drawn up between them. It’s all on the basis of trust, faith and respect.” “This is an example they have set on how a couple should part ways in an elegant and classy way. They have joint custody. Whenever and whoever wants…
  • Watch The First US Trailer For The Film ‘Serena’

    Admin
    30 Oct 2014 | 2:52 am
    The first US trailer for the upcoming drama film Serena has gone online. The project is directed by Oscar winner Susanne Bier and written by Christopher Kyle. Music for the film is given by Johan Soderovist. The film is based on the novel of the same name by American author Ron Rash. The star casts include Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Sean Harris, Toby Jones, Rhys Ifans, David Dencik, Sam Reid, Blake Ritson, Charity Wakefield, Kim Bodnia and Michael Ryan. Magnolia Pictures will open the film on iTunes/VOD on 26th of February, 2015 and in theatres on 27th of March, 2015. Hit the video to…
  • Watch The Official Teaser Trailer For The Film “PK”

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    24 Oct 2014 | 3:57 am
    Bollywood’s Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan unveiled the teaser trailer of his forthcoming film “PK” on Diwali (Thursday). The comedy – drama film is directed by Rajkumar Hirani and written by Abhijat Joshi. It is produced by Rajkumar Hirani, Siddharth Roy Kapur and Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Music for the film is given by Ajay Atul and Shantanu Moitra. Aamir Khan plays the main lead. Stars supporting him are Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt, Boman Irani, Sushant Singh Rajput, Reema Debnath, Saurabh Shukla, Ram Sethi and Amin Khan. During the launch of the teaser ‘PK’, Aamir told the reporters,…
 
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  • Late Phases (2014) Review

    22 Nov 2014 | 11:25 am
    Late Phases is by no means a perfect film. But at its heart theres a moving and fantastic lead performance from Nick Damici (writer of the 2013 remake We Are What We Are). And the film casts a hypnotic spell over the viewer due in no small part to the uniqueness of being a horror flick with a lead character old enough to be living in a retirement village. No 20something stars of the CW Its bold Ill give it that. The journey through Crescent Bay (the fictional community of the film) offered by Late Phases is worth your time but fair warning the ride is far from smooth.
  • Starry Eyes (2014) Review

    21 Nov 2014 | 1:57 pm
    Starry Eyes arrived out of the blue... or black. One day no one had heard of the film the next our inboxes were inundated with press releases. So why the major push from Dark Sky Because Starry Eyes is a horrifying expedition into the darker recesses of both the mind and the Hollywood lifestyle. Its a powerful picture that drops all the eggs in the character basket and forces any aspiring thespian to question their true ambitions and what mortifying realities may wait. Dark and savage depressing and grim Starry Eyes is exactly the kind of horror film that serious horror buffs are going to…
  • The Woman in Black 2 Angel of Death Second Trailer is Crazy Creepy

    21 Nov 2014 | 9:08 am
    Hammer scored a commercial hit in 2012 with the release of the atmospheric chiller The Woman in Black. Daniel Radcliffes participation no doubt had an impact on audience draw and while the folow up The Woman in Black 2 Angel of Death wont have that same marquee appeal it does look markedly more eerie.
  • Spoiler American Horror Story Freak Show Review Test of Strength

    20 Nov 2014 | 12:22 pm
    I love Amazon Eve. Hearing the backstory of the actress who plays her made me love her even more. When Dell walks into Amazon Eves trailer after Stanley threatens to out him I may have been a little upset. They cant kill Amazon Eve She cant be killed in her sleep by Dell This isnt how things were supposed to go What was I thinking Amazon Eve is not one to be taken lightly and quite frankly she kicks Dells ass throwing him out of her trailer saying Whos the strong man now I think I love her even more.
  • Universal Betray Their Roots Plan Action Flicks for Classic Monsters

    19 Nov 2014 | 12:23 pm
    Maybe its time that Universal big wigs reevaluated the grand picture. Yes theyve tried unsuccessfully to make some good horror reboots. But they havent invested the energy time or passion to find the right people for the job. Seek out the great filmmakers and remarkable screenwriters to make these films successful. It can work. But it wont as long as Universal is content being lazy and dumping confused CGIheavy junk on the fans who are steadiily losing faith in the company.
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    Out of the Past ~ A Classic Film Blog

  • Wings of the Navy (1939)

    Raquel Stecher
    11 Nov 2014 | 5:00 am
    Wings of the Navy (1939) shines a spotlight on U.S. naval aviation. This Warner Bros. film was directed by Lloyd Bacon and produced by Cosmopolitan Productions (a Hearst company). It stars George Brent as Cass Harrington. Cass and his younger brother Jerry (John Payne) have followed in their father's footsteps by pursuing careers in the Navy. Their rear admiral father, who recently passed away, has left them with the responsibility of carrying on the Harrington name in the Navy so that his legacy would continue. Pride, self-sacrifice and honor are all major themes in the story and the driving…
  • Classic Film Indiegogo Campaigns

    Raquel Stecher
    10 Nov 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Do you love classic films? Consider putting your money where your mouth is and support an Indiegogo campaign. Here are a few classic film related campaigns looking for donors.Do you know of a campaign I missed? Let me know in the comments section below.All content is property of Out of the Past ~ A Classic Film Blog. Copyright © 2007-2014
  • Happy 100th Birthday Norman Lloyd!

    Raquel Stecher
    8 Nov 2014 | 7:13 am
    Happy Birthday to Norman Lloyd! He turns 100 today.I had the pleasure of seeing Norman Lloyd at the 2013 TCM Classic Film Festival. I shot a video of him in conversation with Leonard Maltin at the screening of Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938). I'm sharing it here today in celebration of Lloyd's milestone birthday!All content is property of Out of the Past ~ A Classic Film Blog. Copyright © 2007-2014
  • Hope: Entertainer of the Century by Richard Zoglin

    Raquel Stecher
    4 Nov 2014 | 8:00 am
    Hope: Entertainer of the Centuryby Richard ZoglinSimon & Schuster Hardcover - ISBN: 9781439140277576 pagesNovember 2014Barnes and NoblePowell'sIndieBound (your independent bookstore)"He was the most popular entertainer of the twentieth century; the only one who achieved success... in every major genre of mass entertainment in the modern era." - Richard ZoglinBob Hope's life was his work. If ever there was a man who was born to entertain it was him. The medium didn't matter. As long as there were funny jokes and an audience to laugh at them Bob Hope was happy."He transcended comedy;…
  • Flash Giveaway - Bob Hope #InfluenceofHope

    Raquel Stecher
    4 Nov 2014 | 5:00 am
    Tune in to Turner Classic Movies tonight at 8PM EST for their "Starring Bob Hope" 6 film tribute!8:00 PM EST - The Cat and the Canary (1939) 9:30 PM EST - My Favorite Blonde (1942)11:00 PM EST - My Favorite Brunette (1947)12:45 AM EST - The Seven Little Foys (1955)2:30 AM EST - The Princess and the Pirate (1944)4:15 AM EST - Road to Bali (1953)Thanks to the folks at TCM and Simon & Schuster, I am giving away two hardcover copies of the new biography Hope: Entertainer of the Century by Richard Zoglin. Stay tuned as I'll be sharing my review of the book…
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    You Won Cannes

  • Blu-Ray Review: The Expendables 3 (2014, Dir, Patrick Hughes)

    Shawn Francis
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:51 pm
    WARNING! THERE’S A GOOD CHANCE YOU’LL STEP ON MORE THAN A FEW SPOILERS! WARNING! I never liked the first Expendables movie, and I even watched the Unrated version of it. For an action flick I remember being extraordinarily bored by it. Now the sequel was a major improvement. I could easily re-watch it countless times, and then the trepidation came back when I heard Stallone and gang were going to do another. Rule of thumb for any ranchise is that the first is good, the second one is better and the third one sucks. Well, they already trashed that rule from the get go so maybe the…
  • Made-For-TV: Young Justice (2011-2012) Blu-ray

    Shawn Francis
    13 Nov 2014 | 3:24 pm
    (Warning! Huge amounts of spoilers contained within! Tread lightly!) I think at this point it’s safe to assume Greg Weisman is as important to super hero toons as Bruce Timm is. And that’s saying a lot since Timm redefined DC entertainment on TV with his first super hero toon Batman: The Animated Series (1992-1995). Since then he’s created, Batman Beyond, Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, and Green Lantern just to name a few. But Greg Weisman made an impressive debut with his own animated superhero toon, The Spectacular Spider-Man (2008-2009), that ran a very short but…
  • DVD Review: Premature (2014, Dir, Dan Beers)

    Shawn Francis
    7 Nov 2014 | 12:38 pm
    I mentioned this movie in my Edge Of Tomorrow (2014) review, for both share the ‘Groundhog Day time loop angle’, and here I am reviewing it. I was hoping it would work out this way. I had seen the trailer for Premature this past spring and thought it looked absolutely hilarious. The movie is billed on the DVD cover as “Groundhog Day Meets American Pie” and I’d say that’s pretty damn accurate. Before I start, this is the third movie I’ve seen where a three-breasted woman makes an appearance. In case you’re wondering the other two appearances were both in Total Recall, the…
  • Blu-Ray Review: Maleficent (2014, Dir, Robert Stromberg)

    Shawn Francis
    31 Oct 2014 | 6:23 pm
    (Warning! There are spoilers in these woods! Be careful in your tread! You have been warned) Maleficent is movie number five in the big budget, live action, Hollywood fairy tale reinvention series that’s currently en vogue. Other entries were Red Riding Hood (2011), Snow White And The Huntsman (2012), Hansel And Gretal: Witch Hunters (2013) and Jack And The Giant Slayer (2013). Maleficent is similar to Jack And The Giant Slayer in that its concept is to show the “real story” behind the fairy tale, with this movie it’s Cinderella, but told from the perspective of the perceived “evil…
  • Blu-Ray Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug: Extended Cut (2013, Dir, Peter Jackson)

    Shawn Francis
    26 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Own It On Blu-ray November 4!  If it wasn’t obvious before it’s pretty damn obvious now Greed is the primary sin slowly killing our society. As sins go, it’s an awful one too because it destroys any morality you may have had and any prejudices you might carry, thus making sure you think of nothing else but it. Greed has even found it’s way into the fantasy world of Middle Earth. Barring any “special rings” among the various beings that inhabit the realm, it appears Dwarves are more susceptible than most to its corruption. They used to live in this great mountain…
 
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    The Stop Button

  • [FYI] Announcing The Stop Button’s tenth anniversary celebration (#tsb10)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:12 am
    In three months, The Stop Button celebrates its tenth anniversary. While the blog did exist previous to February 20, 2004, when I was hosting it at jablog.com, the first post I retained when transferring from the original blogging platform to later ones was on February 20–a review of the assembly cut of Alien³. There have been a number of changes to The Stop Button in 2013 and 2014. Feature images for each film have returned for the first time since 2010 or so. The blog has a new theme. I am currently streamlining both the genre categories–previously I have been using genres…
  • Mannequin (1987, Michael Gottlieb)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    19 Nov 2014 | 8:20 am
    When Mannequin is at its best, it makes one forget about its worst. There’s a lot of weak writing–and some strong writing–and director Gottlieb is terrible with actors. What’s so strange about his inability to direct them (most visible with Carole Davis) is how well other performances turn out. Both James Spader and G.W. Bailey are playing, at best, thinly written buffoon roles, but both of them are entirely committed and it leads to some successes. The film gets off to a rocky start–after a nice animated opening credits sequence–because Gottlieb…
  • An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997, Arthur Hiller)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    9 Nov 2014 | 3:18 pm
    Besides being generally awful, the most annoying thing about An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn is how it never fluctuates. Once the director–Arthur Hiller took his name off, amusingly not as a publicity stunt but because of writer Joe Eszterhas–and Eszterhas’s script establish the rather paltry quality of the plot and the jokes, it never changes. It’s unrelentingly misguided, mean-spirited, misogynistic (but Eszterhas identifies all the females–except Whoopi Goldberg–as feminists, so it must be all right) and not funny. Poor Sylvester Stallone is…
  • The Devil’s Backbone (2001, Guillermo del Toro)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    7 Nov 2014 | 8:44 pm
    The Devil’s Backbone takes place at an orphanage during the Spanish Civil War (in Spain, obviously). The film follows Fernando Tielve as he arrives and has conflicts with the other boys, before everything gets worked out. For about half the film, one of the other boys, Íñigo Garcés, is the antagonist. But everything with the boys is basically a misunderstanding and, in the second half, the film introduces the real villain. There’s also a ghost, some political unrest, unrequited love between the school doctor and the headmistress, lust, greed and an unexploded bomb. Director del…
  • Moneyball (2011, Bennett Miller)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    1 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Moneyball is the traditional American sports movie with all the excitement sucked out of the accomplishment. The excitement isn’t gone because of the story–about how the Oakland A’s applied a statistical theory to how to win baseball games, but more because director Miller wants to make sure everyone is paying attention to the symbolism in his filmmaking. Miller’s style is generic, competent important mainstream filmmaking. He has a minimalist Mychael Danna, he has a big movie star (Brad Pitt) playing a guy who didn’t make it, he has a cast-against-type sidekick…
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    Punch Drunk Critics

  • Martin Campbell Reportedly Sought to Direct 'G.I. Joe 3'

    Travis Hopson
    22 Nov 2014 | 7:37 am
    The first two G.I. Joe films have combined for $675M worldwide, but do they seem like one Hollywood's top franchises? Hardly; in fact Paramount continues to try and find just the right formula, one that will appease diehard fans and lure in casual audiences.  Simply adding Dwayne Johnson into the mix for G.I. Joe: Retaliation was a good start, but as they gear up for G.I. Joe 3 the next step
  • Olivia Thirlby heads to Antarctica in Trailer for 'Red Knot'

    Travis Hopson
    22 Nov 2014 | 7:03 am
    “Red Knot is a film that I shot in Antarctica almost three years ago on a boat", Olivia Thirlby told Collider about her upcoming film, Red Knot. "It was a film that was improvised and it had very interesting circumstances while making the film, obviously.We were on a small boat bobbing around in Antarctica.  It was a really remarkable experience.  The filmmaker, his name is Scott
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club' Director Takes Over Janis Joplin Biopic starring Amy Adams

    Travis Hopson
    22 Nov 2014 | 6:37 am
    Want to know who is on one Hell of a roll right now? Jean-Marc Vallee, who helped take Matthew McConaughey to his first Oscar with Dallas Buyers Club, and has Reese Witherspoon possibly earning her next award for Wild. Basically, he knows how to pull the best from his actors, and now we're going to see what he can do for Amy Adams in the long-gestating Janis Joplin biopic. Okay, this news
  • Channing Tatum to Make Directorial Debut with 'Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock'

    Travis Hopson
    22 Nov 2014 | 6:20 am
    Already with a couple of screenwriting and producing credits to his name with both Magic Mike movies and the ensemble comedy 10 Years, Channing Tatum has been inching his way to becoming a director for some time. For a time it looked like he would direct Magic Mike XXL before that job went to Greg Jacobs, but Tatum has found a more than suitable project in an adaptation of a book by Silver
  • Brenton Thwaites to Join 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'

    Travis Hopson
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:54 pm
    While we await confirmation on Javier Bardem as the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales villain, another new face is ready to set sail. A couple of weeks ago a shortlist of names emerged for a brand new role in the franchise's fifth film. At the top of that list were Brenton Thwaites, Ansel Elgort, and Taron Egerton, but it looks like Thwaites has won the job. According to The
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    CAPES ON FILM

  • LOL Alert: Watch Mark Ruffalo Talk About Hulking-Out At A Preschool

    21 Nov 2014 | 3:14 pm
    Disney/MarvelMark Ruffalo was on +The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night (11-20-12), and he told Jimmy a hilarious story about the time a little kid recognized him.It seems Mark was at his daughter's preschool when one of her classmates suddenly realized Mark was none other than Hulk from 'Marvel's The Avengers'. It's a great story and if you're a Mark Ruffalo fan you'll love it.To put it lightly, that kid will have an awesome story to tell his friends for the rest of his life.Check out the video below and let me know what you think.Related articlesMark Ruffalo Offering…
  • Funny Video: How Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Should Have Ended

    20 Nov 2014 | 10:21 pm
    How It Should Have Ended (screenshot)If you loved 'Guardians of the Galaxy' (and really, who didn't?), I think you'll get a chuckle or two out of this video. The guys at How It Should Have Ended offer several alternate endings for the Marvel blockbuster. Make sure you stick around til the end to see the exchange between Batman (yes, Batman) and Baby Groot.Check out the video below and let me know what you think.
  • The Flash Vs. Arrow - Sneak Peek And Synopsis

    20 Nov 2014 | 5:12 pm
    The CWYesterday (11-19-14), +The CW Television Network revealed the first preview for the upcoming crossover event with 'The Flash' and 'Arrow'. This storyline featuring The CW's popular superhero shows is a two-parter - kicking off on the December 2 episode (8) of 'The Flash' and concluding the following night on Episode 208 of 'Arrow.Here's the synopsis for 'The Flash' Episode 8 'Flash Vs. Arrow': Part 1 -“Barry is thrilled when Oliver, Felicity and Diggle come to Central City to investigate a case involving a deadly boomerang. Excited about teaming up with his friend,…
  • Gotham Showrunner Drops Details On New Characters

    19 Nov 2014 | 11:50 pm
    DC ComicsThe executive producer of 'Gotham' - Bruno Heller - chatted with Entertainment Weekly about several characters who might be appearing on the series. Heller mentioned Batman's eventual sidekick, Robin, as well as the villainous Harley Quinn.“We’re going to do a prenatal origin story for Robin down the line,” Heller tells EW. Since Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz) is still a young teenager on the series, his youthful eventual partner Robin hasn’t even been born yet. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a way to tell a story that touches on his character. “There are no MRIs…
  • The Flash - Episode 7 Synopsis And Sneak Peek

    19 Nov 2014 | 6:19 pm
    The CWThe CW network has released the first preview for next week's episode of 'The Flash'. The episode is titled 'Power Outage', and it airs 11-25-14.Here's the synopsis -The Flash - Episode 7 'Power Outage': The Flash (Barry Allen) goes up against Farooq aka Blackout (guest star Michael Reventar), a metahuman who can harness electricity. During their battle, Farooq zaps The Flash and siphons all his electricity, leaving The Flash without his speed. Dr. Wells (Tom Cavanagh), Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) work to reverse the effects on Barry, but their efforts are…
 
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    I Love Docs

  • Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price

    ILoveDocs
    20 Nov 2014 | 11:52 am
    Black Friday is almost here and Walmart has decided to replace Black Friday with a week of deals. Walmart is often in the media around Black Friday and is known for it's mobs of crazed shoppers on this day. Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price looks at the impact this retail giant has on the communities around it.
  • Babies

    ILoveDocs
    20 Nov 2014 | 11:41 am
    Today is Children's Day! To celebrate the children of the world, watch Babies, the renowned doc that is a glimpse into the life of babies all over the world.
  • The Institute

    ILoveDocs
    13 Nov 2014 | 10:21 am
    On November 18, 2978, 918 people died in the infamous Jonestown mass suicide. The cult known as the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, lead by Jim Jones, were killed by cyanide poisoning. The Institute, a documentary that looks at the cult known as the Jejune Institute, shows how 10,000 people were inducted into a cult without ever realizing it.
  • Into The Abyss

    ILoveDocs
    30 Oct 2014 | 12:25 pm
    Velma Barfield, a convicted serial killer, was the first woman to executed by lethal injection on November 2nd, 1984. Barfield was convicted of one murder but later confessed to 6 more. Into The Abyss follows the story of two convicted murderers 8 days before their execution.
  • Free China

    ILoveDocs
    30 Oct 2014 | 10:48 am
    Bound by a common conviction, the fates of a woman living in Beijing and a man living in New York become inextricably linked in a story of courage and freedom. From the award-winning director of “Tibet: Beyond Fear”, Free China: The Courage to Believe, examines the widespread human rights violations in China through the remarkable...
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    Movie Reviews - Film Reviews & Features - Seensome - Film Reviews & Features - Seensome

  • The Drop Review

    19 Nov 2014 | 2:34 pm
    The good guy in the middle of this gritty milieu is Bob, played with a convincing Brooklyn accent by Tom Hardy. Bob is a quiet, mild-mannered and seemingly uneducated guy who gets by working at Cousin Marv's Bar, a dive bar run by his actual cousin Marv (James Gandolfini). Like many bars in Brooklyn – in this film anyway – Cousin Marv's has been taken over by Chechen gangsters who use it as a drop point for large sums of cash. Bob's simple life gets a whole lot more complicated when Cousin Marv's is held up by two gunmen and the Chechen's money is stolen. This brings him to the attention…
  • Interstellar Review

    12 Nov 2014 | 2:22 pm
    The film focuses on Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a former test pilot and astronaut currently eking out a living as a corn farmer in a near future where food supplies are severely depleted and humanity is on the brink of extinction. Cooper is an old-fashioned dreamer, disheartened by society's lack of ambition and complete abandonment of science. "We used to look up at the sky and wonder at our place in the stars", he bemoans, "Now we just look down and worry about our place in the dirt." He lives on his farm with his two children: teenage son Tom (Timothee Chalamat) and young daughter Murph…
  • The Imitation Game Review

    9 Nov 2014 | 6:17 am
    Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Turing, who is here presented as a typical movie genius: exceptionally intelligent and unerringly rational but often cold, callous and socially awkward. He's dedicated to his work but has little time for his colleagues; a team handpicked by the military to crack the Enigma code, who are all alienated by Turing's perceived intellectual superiority. While they work on cracking the Nazi's code by hand, day by day, in a mission that is essentially impossible, Turing holes away on his own, relentlessly and methodically assembling a machine that will crack the Nazi's…
  • Nightcrawler Review

    4 Nov 2014 | 3:24 pm
    Lou begins the film as a petty thief, scratching a living by stealing scrap metal and selling it back to building sites for a few bucks. He's ambitious but lost, desperate to find his calling, a job that he can grow into. That is until he happens upon a film crew – lead by Bill Paxton's boorish veteran Joe Loder - taping a car crash with the aim of selling the footage to the local morning news stations for a quick buck. After stealing a bike to raise the cash for a camera and a police scanner, Lou prowls the city at night with his lowly assistant Rick (Riz Ahmed), jumping on every accident…
  • The Babadook Review

    26 Oct 2014 | 5:00 pm
    The film focuses on Amelia (Essie Davis), a single mother traumatised by the loss of her husband, who died in a car crash on the way to the maternity ward. Six years on, her troubled young son Samuel is determined to step up and be the man of the house, protecting his mother from the monsters he sees in every shadow of their home. Samuel's obsession with imaginary monsters is worsened when he discovers a mysterious children's book named The Babadook, a creepy, hand-drawn pop-up book that's all sharp edges and monochrome drawings that recall the early silent films that seem to occupy Amelia's…
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    MaddWolf

  • Rebel Rebel

    maddwolf
    19 Nov 2014 | 3:22 pm
    The  Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 by Hope Madden What makes the Hunger Games franchise so much stronger than the rest of the adolescent lit series out there? Perhaps more than anything – more than a compelling hero’s quest, more than the peril and drama, more than director Francis Lawrence’s eye for action and sense of pacing – it’s that each new film expands the profound talent in this pool of actors. The great Julianne Moore joins ranks that include 2-time Oscar nominee Woody Harrelson, consummate bad guy Donald Sutherland, genius character actors Jeffrey Wright, Jena…
  • Two Bloody Kiwis For Your Queue

    maddwolf
    18 Nov 2014 | 6:17 am
    New Zealand has a distinguished history in horror-comedy (well, as distinguished as that category gets). Long before Hobbits and dragons, kiwi Peter Jackson filled New Zealand cinemas with laughs and screams while covering their screens in blood and body fluids. The torch has been passed to Gerard Johnstone, whose Housebound releases for home viewing today. A funny, clever, heart-racing horror flick about a potentially haunted house, it’s among the very best of the genre released this year. Naturally, you’ll want to pair this with something from Jackson’s goofy, bloody past. May we…
  • Counting Down Cinema’s Best Trilogies

    maddwolf
    17 Nov 2014 | 5:02 am
    The third Hunger Games installment is set to smash box office records this week. It’s part of that rare brotherhood of series where the sequel is stronger than the original, like Star Wars and Lord of the Rings. We’re eager to see what they can do with #3, which got us to thinking about our favorite trilogies. Today we are counting down the best trilogies in film. 10. Dead Trilogy George A. Romero may have gone to the well a few too many times, but the first three installments of his Dead series – Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead – were groundbreaking…
  • The Beat Goes On

    maddwolf
    15 Nov 2014 | 7:39 am
    Whiplash by Hope Madden Whether you recognize the name or not, you know J. K. Simmons. A that guy among that guys, Simmons has appeared in scores of films and dozens of TV shows – sometimes simultaneously – and he’s never turned in a mediocre performance. Perhaps the most reliable character actor of all time, Simmons finally gets a role that will no doubt draw Oscar attention with Whiplash. He plays Terence Fletcher, the meanest, most abusive professor at the finest music conservatory in New York. Miles Teller plays the driven young drummer taking the lion’s share of his torment at…
  • Stewart’s Moment of Zen

    maddwolf
    14 Nov 2014 | 5:41 am
    Rosewater by Hope Madden It should probably come as no surprise that Jon Stewart has keen instincts for telling a tale about journalistic integrity, witness bearing and global politics. It is perhaps even less shocking to find that he can weave wry humor into the most unexpected places, or that his insights are sharp and his material is smart. His directorial debut Rosewater recounts journalist Maziar Bahari’s story of capture and captivity during protests following Iran’s 2009 presidential election. The always wonderful Gael Garcia Bernal plays Bahari with the perfect mix of wisdom,…
 
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    GEOFFREVIEW

  • Disney's 2015 Cinderella Movie Releases New Trailer

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    19 Nov 2014 | 7:21 pm
    Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, and Helena Bonham Carter! Fast forward to March 2015, please! The latest trailer and official synopsis below: Cinderella 2015 Trailer The story of "Cinderella" follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate
  • Buffets Below 500 Series Part 3: A “Ristorante Bigoli” Review

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    17 Nov 2014 | 10:41 pm
    An Italian breakfast buffet…now that’s something new to my ears. I was up unusually early last Sunday, partly because my best friend won’t let me oversleep peacefully, and was already up and groggy at 6am (WTF, right?!). Since we’re practically 10 minutes away from Eastwood, she was asking me to have a breakfast buffet at Somethin’ Fishy (it’s also below Php 500.00, around Php 199.00 if I’m
  • Nolan’s Geometry Class: An "Interstellar" Review

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    16 Nov 2014 | 7:09 pm
    ”Do not go gentle into that good night, old age should burn and rage at close of day. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” To the followers of Nolan, I agree that Interstellar is stellar, if not, one for the classics. For the haters, the purists with their rigid Science hammers, go on, deconstruct Nolan’s world all you want. I leave the debate on how
  • Living an Excellent Lifestyle: The Taiwan Excellence Campaign

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    10 Nov 2014 | 3:33 am
    With Christmas fast approaching, everyone is saving up for their holiday shopping. It’s the time of the year where it’s a bit more reasonable to spend, although sometimes we don‘t really have much choice when the kids already use their puppy eyes to make us buy those expensive gifts. My nephew for example is asking for a new schoolbag, and I might also get him a new laptop for school. With
  • Superhero Club: A "Big Hero 6" Review

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    9 Nov 2014 | 11:59 pm
    Robots, Engineers, and an overdose of cuteness – of course they had to be Asian! Inspired by Marvel’s Big Hero 6 (you gotta check it out, it’s more badass), Disney’s Big Hero 6 tells us about a group of newbie superheroes who took it upon themselves to defeat a mysterious Kabuki-masked villain.  Our team of young crime-fighters are led by Hiro Hamada, a 14-year old robotics prodigy who,
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  • Sin City A Dame to Kill For [Full Movie] #FREEONLINEMOVIE

    Chungi Taylor
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:00 am
    Film Length and Release Date: 102 min | 22 August 2014Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants. WATCH FULL MOVIE BELOWDownload The Best App for mobile video play>>> Click Here!Having problems watching this video? Video Starts and Stops? Pause it, and come back to it in 5-10 minutes. Screen A Movie provides free online movies from early to latest for your convenient streaming enjoyment. Watch free online movies while at home or office 24/7 on your mobile device or computer.
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    19 Nov 2014 | 1:44 am
    Film Length and Release Date: 108 min | 27 August 2014An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect. WATCH FULL MOVIE BELOWDownload The Best App for mobile video play>>> Click Here!Having problems watching this video? Video Starts and Stops? Pause it, and come back to it in 5-10 minutes. Screen A Movie provides free online movies from early to latest for your convenient streaming enjoyment. Watch free online movies while at home or…
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    Chungi Taylor
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    Film Length and Release Date: 107 min | 22 August 2014 Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. WATCH FULL MOVIE BELOWDownload The Best App for mobile video play>>> Click Here!Having problems watching this video? Video Starts and Stops? Pause it, and come back to it in 5-10 minutes. Screen A Movie provides free online movies from early to latest for your convenient streaming enjoyment. Watch free online movies while at…
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    Film Length and Release Date: 112 min | 24 October 2014 A recent medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues -- though he has no initial idea of a recent, horrifying staffing change. WATCH FULL MOVIE BELOWDownload The Best App for mobile video play>>> Click Here!Having problems watching this video? Video Starts and Stops? Pause it, and come back to it in 5-10 minutes. Screen A Movie provides free online movies from early to latest for your convenient streaming enjoyment. Watch free online movies while at home or…
 
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  • 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.
  • For Bonfire Night, here are 10 people on fire in film

    John Underwood
    5 Nov 2014 | 11:41 am
    It’s the fifth of November, which means two things: someone on your Twitter will be being precious about how Bonfire Night celebrates the state-sanctioned murder of dissidents, you’ll think about watching V for Vendetta but forget, and your dog is going to have a nervous breakdown. But religious freedom, dogs and those Anonymous masks are all shit, so why not read about people getting set on fire instead? It’s seasonal, and getting set on fire is way cooler than being honey-trapped by Natalie Portman in a tutu. Here’s our top 10 flaming film characters. #10 – Mrs White (Clue)…
  • Night Moves

    Eli Andersen
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:55 am
    With a gradual build and little to nothing in the way of sudden movements, Kelly Reichardt has quietly announced herself as one of the best filmmakers living today. Capturing the fringes of society with hypnotic grace and a confidence in subtlety that demands close attention, she has created a small but remarkably strong body of work that is uniform in its quality. Reichardt continues to impress with Night Moves, her latest and most conventional film to date. It seems almost perverse that the midpoint of Reichardt’s new film is marked by something as crass and undignified as an explosion.
  • Pine Ridge

    Eli Andersen
    29 Jul 2014 | 8:29 am
      Pine Ridge follows a group of young Native American Oglala Sioux living on the eponymous South Dakota reservation, collecting their stories as they bum around gas stations and reservoirs during a hot and stormy summer. One of the most impoverished areas in the United States, Pine Ridge is both monument to a Native American past riddled with governmental injustice and home to a generation of young men and women whose cultural identity is slipping further and further away. With an emergent gang culture and prospective adulthood defined by alcoholism and drug addiction, Anna Eborn’s…
  • Competition: Win a copy of Danish thriller Northwest

    Best For Film
    25 Jul 2014 | 1:18 am
    From the award-winning director Michael Noer and the producers of the critically-acclaimed ‘A Hijacking’ comes new Danish thriller, Northwest. Northwest is in cinemas on 25th July and available on DVD, on demand and digitally on 28th July, courtesy of Arrow Films”. Best for Film has three DVDs to giveaway to the first three people who email ‘info@bestforfilm.com’ with the phrase, ‘Du er pisse irriterende.’
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  • Before Midnight starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy: The Sequel I’d So Wanted to Like

    lucydiamond
    2 Nov 2014 | 12:45 pm
    Image via eksiil.net. It’s essential to remember where we are coming from, and before diving straight into my review, I want to talk a bit about the two movies that came before. But you can head straight to the Before Midnight part if you like. Just scroll down a bit;) Before Sunrise: A Romantic Haven for The Realistic Romantic In 1995, Jesse and Celine met on a train, and connected like they haven’t connected with anyone. They were both cute, young (in their early 20s) and, as much as Jesse was more obviously so, romantic. They got along so well, in fact, Jesse didn’t want to get off…
  • The Affair Showtime Series Episode 3 Highlights: Starring Dominic West, Ruth Wilson & Joshua Jackson

    lucydiamond
    28 Oct 2014 | 7:03 am
    Episode 3 Highlights The Affair image via fan forum. From left: Joshua Jackson, Ruth Wilson, Dominic West and Maura Tierney. For a thorough plot summary and review for the first episodes, please read The Affair starring Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Joshua Jackson and Maura Tierney: The Good, The Weird, The We’ll See. Warning: There’ll Be Spoilers. Once again we have the story told first in Noah (Dominic West)’s point of view, and then Alison (Ruth Wilson)’s, and they continue to show the other one is the more active “pursuer.” But this time we get a bit more into their daily lives:…
  • The Affair starring Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Joshua Jackson and Maura Tierney: The Good, The Weird, The We’ll See

    lucydiamond
    26 Oct 2014 | 7:49 am
    The Affair image via variety.com. The Affair’s airing its 3rd episode tonight on Showtime, and I wanted to catch you up on the plot before things got more complicated (and to help you decide if you were wondering whether the show was worth your time.) The Affair :The Plot Noah Solloway (Dominic West) is a public school teacher with one published book and a creeping existential crisis. How can he not? Married to his college sweetheart Helen (Maura Tierney) with 4 kids (one teenager and one about to become one), obnoxious in-laws (though the father makes the mother seem like an angel) and a…
  • After The Dark Movie starring James Darcy, Sophie Lowe & Rhys Wakefield

    lucydiamond
    25 Oct 2014 | 10:27 am
    After The Dark movie poster via teaser-trailer.com The philosophy teacher Mr. Zimit (James D’Arcy) of a high school senior class at an international school in Jakarta presents an extremely challenging role play on their last day of school: It’s pretty much the atomic apocalypse, and they have the change to get to a nearby bunker. The bunker will protect them, and can keep them alive and healthy for a year. The problem is the bunker can only have 10 people, and there are 21 of them, including Zimit. Choosing will have to based on practicality as the teacher has them randomly choose an…
  • Suits starring Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams & Gina Torres: A Witty, Fun & Addictive Legal Dramedy Series

    lucydiamond
    23 Aug 2014 | 8:11 am
    Gabriel Macht (Harvey) and Patrick J. Adams   (Mike). Image via epictvshows.com. Premise Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) is the star attorney at Pearson Hardman. He’s great-looking, very smart, witty, confident, and to top all, he is the best closer in town. He can win in court, but he mostly doesn’t even let cases go that far. Unsurprisingly, he’s about to become a senior partner. Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams) is a different kind of genius. He has a photographic memory: once he reads something, he doesn’t even forget a comma from it. He’s street smart too: he’d be a great lawyer.
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  • Tom Cruise Wanted for ‘Highlander’ Remake

    Derek Johns
    20 Nov 2014 | 6:00 pm
    A remake of the cult classic Highlander has been stuck in development hell for the past several years over at Summit but a recent bit of news has breathed some new life into the project.  The studio is currently eyeing Tom Cruise to play the Highlander remake role of mentor that was famously filled by Sean Connery in the original. Of course, just because the studio wants him doesn’t necessarily mean the feeling is mutual. Cruise keeps a notoriously busy schedule and even now is busy shooting for Mission Impossible 5. What’s more, one of the actor’s representatives says…
  • Arrow ‘Draw Back Your Bow’ Recap- Episode 03.07

    Derek Johns
    20 Nov 2014 | 5:56 pm
    Cupid’s Arrow Before the fun can start this week, we get a brief flashback to six months ago during Slade Wilson’s siege.  Oliver notices a woman in trouble with one of the mirakuru soldiers and makes quick work of him.  The woman he saved turns out to be our villain of the week, Cupid. Cut to present day, where Captain Lance shows Arrow the corpse of last week’s baddie Isaac Stanzler, who was found wearing a green hood.  Lance tells Arrow that Stanzler had been killed while in police transport with a specially modified arrow and that the likely motive behind the murder…
  • American Horror Story: Freak Show ‘Test of Strength’ Recap: Episode 04.07

    Patricia Marquez
    20 Nov 2014 | 5:54 pm
    As we all know, American Horror Story is frustrating. Sometimes there are good parts, often there are bad parts, and rarely are there great parts. Last night’s episode was no exception. The good parts involved Grace Gummer’s character being tattooed, maimed, and “freakified” by her father, the great parts involved Evan Peters, and the bad parts… well, let’s just say viewing an opening rendition of Nirvana’s “Come As You Are” was one of the most painful and awkward television moments I’ve ever experienced in my own living room. In…
  • Sons of Anarchy ‘Suits of Woe’ Recap – Episode 07.11

    Caliber Winfield
    20 Nov 2014 | 6:30 am
    Before heading out for the day, Wendy tells Jax that she and Gemma helped Juice, which gets him thinking. Jax meets up with Wayne and finds out about the location of the Asian cat that Juice andGemma framed, and asks him to arrange a meeting at the prison with Juice. Jax meets up with him, and finds out the truth. Afterwards, he promises Juice that he’ll make it quick when the time comes. Jax shows up at T&M, and gets in a scuffle with Wayne when he tells Jax that he’d be a much better parent to his children if he weren’t out being a thug. After the scuffle, Jax…
  • Renegade Six Pack – Six Transcendent Benedict Cumberbatch Performances

    Bethany Lewis
    20 Nov 2014 | 6:00 am
    Benedict Cumberbatch is hugely popular these days, with an obsessive fanbase that goes by a number of creative names (Cumberbitches chief among them), and a growing demand among the leading Hollywood filmmakers. He’s already appeared in some of the biggest blockbusters of the last couple years (The Hobbit, Star Trek Into Darkness) and has an internationally acclaimed turn as Sherlock Holmes under his belt in the modern day adaptation Sherlock. He has a way about him that allows him to change his face without makeup or prosthetics – an inherent bearing of gesture and expression that…
 
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  • The Princess and the Queen Review

    Sasha Shapiro
    18 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am
    Dangerous Women: The Blacks and The Greens ReviewThe Princess and the Queen or The Blacks and The Greens follow the fallout of the events from The Rogues or The Rogue Prince and his Brother (prior reading this review you should check out The Rogues and than our review of The Rogue Prince).King Viserys’s death sparks the battle for the throne between Viserys’s second wife Quinn Alicent Hightower and her father the hand of the king Otto Hightower Who wanted to crown Queen Alicent’s first born Aegon the 2nd . And Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen The first born daughter of the late king Viserys…
  • 22 Jump Street: Awkwardness, Silly and Mostly Funny

    Sasha Shapiro
    4 Nov 2014 | 1:45 pm
    22 Jump Street Review22 Jump StreetI postponed watching 22 Jump Street because I was somehow disappointed from the concept that was introduced in 21 Jump Street compared to the original TV series of the late 80s and early 90s. Don't get me wrong 21 Jump Street from 2012 was a fun comedy but it was not what the fans of the TV show expected. 22 Jump Street was completely the same as the first film as it was overly mentioned in the film itself. Our two heroes go undercover this time to college in order to bring down the dealer and the supplier of new drug that's called wighfy. In my opinion 22…
  • Current TV Shows Evaluation

    Sasha Shapiro
    25 Oct 2014 | 11:21 am
    For some reason the current TV season looks bad, and I'm not even talking about quality because we almost never had quality on TV at this time of year. The problem in TV today that it seems boring, overhyped and simply difficult to stay still and find a decent couple of shows to pass more than 2 hours in a week.Let’s go a bit deeper and check out what exactly we got on our watch list in order to diagnose each and every show.Agents of ShieldLike you all remember I was not a fan of Agents of Shield’s first season. The show got a bit better towards the end but still to this day I struggle to…
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  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

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  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

    papiofsix
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    After she was rescued from the arena, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) is struggling with the fact that Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) is still missing. President Alma Coin (Julianne Moore), the leader of … Continue reading →
  • Trailer: The Age of Adaline

    papiofsix
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:30 am
    After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal … Continue reading →
  • A Million Ways to Die in the West

    papiofsix
    19 Nov 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Albert Stark (Seth MacFarlane) is a sheep farmer (who isn’t very good at keeping his livestock contained) who hates living on the frontier. There are too many things that can … Continue reading →
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

    papiofsix
    18 Nov 2014 | 2:00 pm
    In the early 1970s, Dr. Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage) began a campaign to create sentinels designed to hunt down and kill mutants, in an attempt to prevent any threat they … Continue reading →
  • Step Up All In

    papiofsix
    17 Nov 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Sean (Ryan Guzman) and The Mob dance crew moved to LA to pursue their dance careers after their success in Miami. After not faring so well in auditions, and a … Continue reading →
 
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  • Did Idris Elba Leave 'King Arthur' To Star in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'?!

    Caleb Williams
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:37 pm
    Last week it was revealed that Luthur and Thor star Idris Elba has since parted way's on Guy Richies Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur as the "Merlin" of the film. Then several days ago Jeff Snieder of The Wrap called into Meet the Movie Press and dropped a hint that Idris Elba's name has been thrown around to possible play the title villain in Bryan Singer's X-Men: Apocalypse! Many also know Elba as being the military commander at the end of Pacific Rim who gave the speech "We are canceling the Apocalypse!" well I guess that wasn't completely true...Jeff lastly adds Elba is just one of…
  • Paramount Wants 'Green Lantern' Director Martin Campbell For 'G.I.Joe 3'

    Caleb Williams
    20 Nov 2014 | 11:31 am
    Yesterday, the guys over at Schmoes Know got the scoop that Paramount is looking at Casino Royale & Green Lantern director Martin Campbell to direct their untitled G.I.Joe three-quel. This comes after G.I.Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu left the project to focus on Masters of the Universe which he also left for Jem: and The Holograms. It should be noted that Martin Campbell hasn't actually directed anything since 2011's Green Lantern which was panned by fans and critics alike.The directors reps have yet to respond to the request so nothing is set in stone regarding him taking on the…
  • 'Planet of the Apes' Series May be Longer Than A Trilogy

    Caleb Williams
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:20 am
    While promoting the DVD & Blu-Ray release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes star Andy Serkis reveals to MTV News that while it's not set in stone the series may be longer then just three films: “To be honest, it’s very, very early in where we choose to drop our anchor in the next film, so it could be five years after the event. It could be the night after the events of where we left ‘Dawn,’ so it’s very difficult to know where the story is going right at this moment because it’s being written as we speak. It might be three films. It could be four. It could be five. Who knows?
  • RUMOR: 'Scandal' Star Kerry Washington Being Eyed For 'Suicide Squad' ?

    Caleb Williams
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:18 am
    Several days ago it was revealed by Global News Canada that David Ayer's upcoming Suicide Squad would start filming April 2015 in Pinewood Toronto to meet it's 2016 release date. Well, while talking about this small tidbit Mike Messina of Mike The Film Guy dropped a small casting tidbit that Fantastic Four and Scandal star Kerry Washington is being eyed by DC to play "The Wall" herself Amanda Waller!Now while this is nothing more then a rumor at this point. What should be taken away from here is that Amanda Waller does indeed seem to be in the film even though we haven't had much of any…
  • Tom Cruise Is Wanted For 'Highlander' Reboot

    Caleb Williams
    19 Nov 2014 | 7:44 pm
    Today, The Wrap reported that Summit Entertainment and first time director Cedric Nicholas-Troyan are looking at Edge of Tomorrow star Tom Cruise to star in the upcoming Highlander reboot. Now while they want the actor, the actors reps have gone on record saying that several projects have been offered to Cruise and he has yet to even respond to this request. So it's entirely possible he will pass on the upcoming project. Highlander release date has yet-to-be announced
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  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1

    Alex Chafey
    20 Nov 2014 | 2:49 pm
    A bit after the events of Catching Fire, Catnip (Jennifer Lawrence) is in the hands of a rebel group, fighting President Snow (Donald Sutherland), ensconced deep in the Capitol of District 1. The rebels are led by President Coin (Julianne Moore) and Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman) who use Catflaps as their “Mockingjay”, videoing her surveying the atrocities cause by Snow’s governments to rally the people of the thirteen districts to their cause. Things have moved on from Catching Fire, and we are spared another repetition of the titular games, in favour of…
  • The Imitation Game

    Dan Meier
    17 Nov 2014 | 4:14 pm
    I love Benedict Cumberbatch, because I’m a human and alive now – the two prerequisites for loving Benedict Cumberbatch. Once he was just a funny name, but now he’s the go-to guy for playing real people with great intelligence and rubbish social skills. And dragons, obviously.  In The Imitation Game, Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing, the mathematician who led a team of codebreakers to crack the Nazi’s Enigma code during World War II, before being persecuted for his homosexuality and eventually driven to suicide by the British government. The film captures this…
  • I’ve Never Seen… E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    Dan Meier
    16 Nov 2014 | 4:48 am
    Welcome to a new feature, in which we review classics that we’d inexplicably never seen. It’s a bit like the Radio 4 show I’ve Never Seen Star Wars, except completely different and original because we’ve both seen Star Wars loads. I had, however, never seen E.T. until now. I’d always assumed it was a prequel to the TV show E.R. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a Steven Spielberg movie from 1982, about – well you know what it’s about, what are you, me yesterday? To borrow my co-goblin Alex’s description, it’s Close Encounters of the…
  • The Drop

    Dan Meier
    15 Nov 2014 | 12:47 pm
    The late James Gandolfini stars alongside Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace, in this engaging crime drama about a Brooklyn bartender (Hardy) whose bar is robbed and also finds a beaten dog in a bin. Tough week. The Drop revolves around Hardy’s magnetic performance, as quietly intense and interesting as we’ve come to expect from the versatile actor. His character is like a Brooklyn version of Rocky Balboa, with his slightly dumb likability and reluctant toughness, not to mention his lovely dog. His relationship with Rapace’s character is a faint glimpse of hope in a world of…
  • Nightcrawler

    Alex Chafey
    12 Nov 2014 | 12:25 pm
    Jake Gyllenhaal plays Louis Bloom, a low level crook who sees a business opportunity for an unscrupulous individual such as himself: flogging footage of crime and emergencies to local news stations. Louis’s initially charming persona plays to Gyllenhaal’s nice guy image, but gradually transforms into one of cinema’s great psychopaths. As he gets to know those around him he shifts from an affable and enthusiastic young man into an incredibly ruthless and forceful businessman that none of them can get in the way of, prepared to exploit any weakness to his own ends. The film…
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  • Movie Review: Theory of Everything (2014) – Intelligent, Well done but Not Deep Enough for an Oscar

    admin
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:24 pm
    In an industry that is focused on spitting out a new biographical movie about Johnny Cash every 15 minutes, it’s hard to find a biographical movie about someone I’d actually like to watch. All that changed when I saw “Theory of Everything” a movie based on the life of Stephen Hawking. Starring Eddie Redmayne (“Les Misérables”) and Felicity Jones (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″), this film follows the life of the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. But it’s not all math and earth shattering scientific theory. Instead, there’s a love story thrown in when…
  • ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Trailer Hits The Internet, Check Out The Hilariousness Inside!

    Zachary Rowell
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:08 am
    The first ‘Pitch Perfect‘ film shocked everyone by taking in over $100 million at the box office and creating some of the most hardcore fans around. And now Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Adam DeVine are ready to delight fans again with the sequel Pitch Perfect 2. All your favorite characters will be returning, and we will be welcoming new cast members Katey Sagal and Hailee Steinfeld. The trailer down below also gives us our first look at the special appearance by Green Bay Packers linebacker, Clay Matthews. Director Elizabeth Banks admits that the pressure was higher with this…
  • The First Stills From ‘Get Hard’ Starring Kevin Hart And Will Ferrell Have Been Released!

    Zachary Rowell
    20 Nov 2014 | 6:29 am
    Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart have been working hard at getting hard. I promise that sentence sounded better in my head. The first stills from Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming comedy starring Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell have finally been released. And with a March 27, 2015 release date, we will probably see the first trailer follow soon. Get Hard will mark the feature directorial debut of Etan Cohen, the writer behind films like Tropic Thunder and Men in Black 3. He also wrote 10 episodes of King of the Hill, which was one of the greatest animated comedy shows. The film follows a wealthy bank…
  • Movie Review: Big Hero 6 (2014) – A well written, well animated, Future Classic

    Essa
    19 Nov 2014 | 10:08 am
    I watched this movie for one reason. To find out what the ‘6’ means. I was pretty sure that this wasn’t a sixth sequel, as I’d never heard of Big Hero’s 1 through 5.Turns out, it was the name of the team. This movie is set in the futuristic town of San Fransokyo. Two orphaned brothers, Hiro (voiced by Ryan Potter) is and Tadashi (Daniel Henney), have their own obsession with science. Hiro is into creating robots for robot fights whole Tadashi is more into design and brainiac concepts. Of course, in standard Disney manner, disaster strikes leaving Hiro all by is lonesome,…
  • New Rocky Spin-Off ‘Creed’ Will Begin Filming Next Year, Get All The Details Inside

    Zachary Rowell
    19 Nov 2014 | 7:16 am
    We have been hearing about this Rocky spin-off for a little over a year, and it now looks like production will start on the film in January. And this news isn’t coming from some mythical source, this news is coming from the legendary Sylvester Stallone. He teased the upcoming ‘Creed‘ film briefly on his Twitter account yesterday. As you can see above, Stallone hints at the plot of this Rocky spin-off. The fantastic young actor, Michael B. Jordan will star in the film as the grandson of Apollo Creed. It looks like Mr. Balboa will be stepping out of the ring to help mentor…
 
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  • Episode 67: Star Wars Ketchup

    Leftover Brian
    17 Nov 2014 | 9:36 am
    This week the Leftovers discuss all the Star Wars The Force Awakens news they’ve been slacking on.  Brian gives a Dumb & Dumber To review.  Jake talks about the Simpsons and Futurama crossover Simpsorama.  Frank gives a review of the new Deadpool video game.  And Brian talks about the difference between ketchup and catsup and is totally wrong.  Sugar.  Not salt!  DOH!  Share this: The post Episode 67: Star Wars Ketchup appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
  • Episode 66: Interstellar, Big Hero 6, Star Wars

    Leftover Brian
    10 Nov 2014 | 7:05 pm
    The Force Awakens?  Was it asleep?  We’ll try and figure out this Star Wars title and some of the rumors surrounding the newly released title.  Brian also gives us an update on Star Wars Rebels.  We’re also rating & reviewing Christopher Nolan’s new science fiction film Interstellar. We’re also going to be rating & reviewing the new Disney movie Big Hero 6.  What do the Leftovers rate the rumor of Jared Leto being considered to play the new Joker?  And Frank turns the podcast into Tech TV and reviews the new Amazon Echo.  Listen to Pop Culture Leftovers…
  • Episode 65: The Marvel Event

    Leftover Brian
    3 Nov 2014 | 6:06 am
    I wanted to call this episode “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” but I didn’t.  Just listen and you’ll see why.  This episode we talk about the Wonder Woman rumors, the new Jake Gyllenhaal movie Nightcrawler, Terminator Genisys news, the Shadows of Mordor video game, the Superior Spider-Man comic book and of course all the news that sprung out of the Marvel Studios Event on Oct 28th.  Share this: The post Episode 65: The Marvel Event appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
  • Episode 64: Worst Episode Ever

    Leftover Brian
    27 Oct 2014 | 12:19 pm
      This is the episode that will have you scrambling to hit unsubscribe.  Worst episode ever.  Technical difficulties followed by not delivering on promises.  We were going to talk about our favorite scary movies and shows for Halloween but instead the episode scared us and we ran for our lives.  We do talk about how much this episode sucks though.  Our thoughts on the Avengers Age of Ultron trailer, the new Terminator Genisys film, Ridley Scott’s “The Martian”, the Wonder Woman solo film, reviews of Kill the Messenger, St. Vincent and John Wick.  If you can listen…
  • IFC’s The Birthday Boys

    Leftover Brian
    21 Oct 2014 | 7:03 pm
    What do you get when you have Ben Stiller and Bob Odenkirk produce a sketch comedy show?  IFC’s The Birthday Boys!  We’re talking to Tim Kalpakis, Jefferson Dutton and Chris VanArtsdalen from the sketch comedy show The Birthday Boys about Season 2 with guests like Jack Black, Tim and Eric, Dana Carvey, Chris Elliot, Fred Willard and even Fabio.  The Birthday Boys is on Fridays on IFC @ 11:30 EST/10:30 CST! Share this: The post IFC’s The Birthday Boys appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
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    All Documentaries

  • Malaria: The Serial Killer

    All Documentaries
    3 Nov 2014 | 5:53 pm
    Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a type of single cell microorganism) of the Plasmodium type.  Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, fatigue,vomiting and headaches. In severe cases it can cause yellow skin, seizures, coma or death. These symptoms usually begin ten to fifteen days after being The post Malaria: The Serial Killer appeared first on All Documentaries.
  • The Food of the Future

    All Documentaries
    28 Oct 2014 | 9:35 pm
    There are 7.1 billion people on the planet today, and that number grows at a rate averaging around 90 million per year. These people of course need to eat, and while much of the world is currently experiencing the most abundant and healthy proliferation of foodstuff in human history, there is still a third of The post The Food of the Future appeared first on All Documentaries.
  • The Smash Brothers

    All Documentaries
    7 Oct 2014 | 11:17 pm
    Made out of nine short episodes, this documentary series (The Smash Brothers) is possibly one of the best e-Sport documentary films of all time. The complete world of Smash Bros. is unraveled and producers have successfully elaborated why competitive players like this casual game. Smash Bros. was never meant to be competitive game. It’s a The post The Smash Brothers appeared first on All Documentaries.
  • Free to Play

    All Documentaries
    7 Oct 2014 | 11:15 pm
    In August 2011 a contest promoting one brilliant online strategy game, Defense of the Ancients (Dota) 2, took place in Germany. It provided the biggest award fund to date ($1.6 million) drawing attention to skilled players from around the globe. Just a decade ago competitive gaming was not existent. You would play for amusement against your The post Free to Play appeared first on All Documentaries.
  • The Next Black

    All Documentaries
    7 Oct 2014 | 11:08 pm
    When Coco Chanel declared that “fashion passes, style remains” she couldn’t have known how applicable that would be fifty years on. With every season we see more colors, collections and styles as never before. Although fashion moves faster and faster the concept of clothing hasn’t changed much in over 100 years. Textile still covers bodies The post The Next Black appeared first on All Documentaries.
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    Nerdacy

  • The weird story of how the ‘Batman vs Superman’ logo ended up in ‘I Am Legend’

    Kevin
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:20 am
    Six years before Warner Bros. announced they were making Batman vs Superman, there was a fictional logo placed in the world of I Am Legend, in which the famous comic book series was being adapted to film. So, why was that? Did director Francis Lawrence know the studio had plans to make a interconnected DC Universe on film before Marvel even made Iron Man? Sort of, but not really. “The reason that it was there is that the producer and writer of I Am Legend, Akiva Goldsman, actually wrote an early, early [draft of Batman v Superman],” Lawrence told Collider. “And I’m going…
  • Watch: First trailer for George Lucas’s animated Disney film, ‘Strange Magic’

    Nargis
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:06 am
    Disney has released the first trailer for their upcoming animated film, created by George Lucas and directed by Gary Rydstrom, called Strange Magic.  According to the film’s description, Strange Magic is “a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.” Strange Magic releases on January 23, 2015.
  • The track from Interstellar’s docking scene is being released for free

    Mansoor
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:25 am
    Hans Zimmer is a genius when it comes to composing soundtracks for films, which is evident in scores for Inception, The Thin Red Line, Gladiator, and now, Interstellar. The entire soundtrack is exceptional, but one scene, and one track specifically, stood out to people in the film–the docking scene. Unfortunately the track was not available in the Star Wheels Constellation edition (16 tracks) nor the Digital Deluxe edition (23 tracks) of the soundtrack. It may be included in the Illumination Star Projection edition (28 tracks), which releases in late December, but according to the…
  • Stephen King’s “The Stand” is now being adapted into four movies instead of one

    Nargis
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:37 am
    The Fault in Our Stars director Josh Boone has been hard at work writing the script for the film adaptation of Stephen King‘s famous novel, ” The Stand”, for Warner Bros, but condensing a 1000 page book into a two-three hour movie is proving to be quite tough. Boone finished a script after working on it for five months and presented it to the studio. Well, suffice to say, the studio loved it, but what if instead of making one movie, we got four movies? Uh, “f*ck yes,” Boone exclaimed while talking to Kevin Smith in his Hollywood Babble-on podcast. “I really…
  • Here’s every PS4 deal on Black Friday 2014

    Staff
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:19 pm
    Black Friday is a pretty big deal to us Americans. When it comes to scoring a great deal there isn’t a better day; but the problem is finding which place has the best deal. So to make things easier for people, we’ve gone ahead and gathered all the PS4 deals at national retailers. Check them out below. Click here to see our list of Xbox One deals. Walmart $399 – The Last of Us Remastered & Grand Theft Auto V PS4 bundle. $50 – Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare $35 – Various games: The Evil Within, Diablo 3, Watch Dogs, NBA 2K15 $25 – Various games:…
 
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  • Ah, limba română

    Biro Bela Florin
    6 Nov 2014 | 9:37 pm
    Ah, limba română.pps Post-ul Ah, limba română apare prima dată în Online Relaxing.
  • Cum se formeaza celulita si cum sa scapi de ea

    Biro Bela Florin
    6 Nov 2014 | 9:33 pm
    Cum se formeaza celulita si cum sa scapi de ea Post-ul Cum se formeaza celulita si cum sa scapi de ea apare prima dată în Online Relaxing.
  • Photo of the Day – Owl in the Snow

    Biro Bela Florin
    5 Nov 2014 | 9:33 pm
      NOVEMBER 5, 2014 Owl in the Snow Photograph by Sven Zacek, National Geographic Your Shot While on assignment photographing great gray owls for a Wild Wonders of Europe project, Your Shot member Sven Zacek got a call that a few owls had been sighted nearby. Zacek had been busy with another mission—shooting winter landscapes—but […] Post-ul Photo of the Day – Owl in the Snow apare prima dată în Online Relaxing.
  • Photo of the Day Leap of Faith

    Biro Bela Florin
    28 Oct 2014 | 11:53 pm
    OCTOBER 29, 2014 Leap of Faith Photograph by Nicole Cambré A migrating wildebeest leaps into the low waters of the Mara River in Tanzania. Wildebeests begin their annual migration at the edge of the Serengeti Plains. On their enormous loop following seasonal rains, the more than 1.5 million animals encounter deadly crossings like this one […] Post-ul Photo of the Day Leap of Faith apare prima dată în Online Relaxing.
  • Photo of the Day – Through the Woods

    Biro Bela Florin
    28 Oct 2014 | 12:48 am
      OCTOBER 28, 2014 Through the Woods Photograph by Gary Migues Rain dampens the forest floor along a trail in Montana’s Glacier National Park. Located in the Northern Rocky Mountains, the “crown of the continent” spans more than a million acres of rugged natural terrain. Among the features preserved within its borders are lakes and […] Post-ul Photo of the Day – Through the Woods apare prima dată în Online Relaxing.
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    Mansi Dutta

  • 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…
  • Khoobsurat (2014) Review

    Mansi Dutta
    19 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    Khoobsurat is as cliched-as-quirky coming together of lovers (and families) with contrasted upbringings.While Sonam's unapologetically over-the-top act (mostly in the first half) takes some getting used to, she shows steely intensity and is rather endearing in a lot of other scenes.Her excessively boisterous sense of style can pass for a young, 20-something but doesn't wash for her kind of profession. Or is it just me? Our blue-blood royal Prince Vikram Singh Rathore (Fawad Khan) impressively pulls off every bit of his act with swooning flair and restrained dignity.Their chemistry is…
  • Priyanka Chopra delivers a knockout performance in Mary Kom

    Mansi Dutta
    5 Sep 2014 | 9:35 am
    Riding high on emotion and melodrama, Mary Kom packs in enough punch to keep you rooting for the film and our protagonist till the end.I'm not sure how much of this real-life tale was fictionalized but director Omung Kumar takes enough cinematic liberties to hold the audience's interest and get its cash registers ringing.For a first-time director, Mary Kom is an above-average attempt. The screenplay is pacy, leaving no room for distractions except the dramatic flashbacks of Mary's child delivery scenes, which intended to create a build up, but end up all sizzle no steak.If there's only one…
  • ...quoted in The Asian Age

    Mansi Dutta
    14 Aug 2014 | 2:53 am
    The Asian Age ran a story on August 12, 2014 carrying our views :-)
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  • Reverse Flash is coming to THE FLASH, but who is he?

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:56 am
    Possibly not the obvious. A synopsis for episode 9 of The Flash has been released, revealing that we get our first real taste of Reverse Flash very soon. And like any good synopsis, it’s throwing off who the hell the … Continue reading →
  • Watch ATARI: GAME OVER, the doc about the ET Game landfill

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:47 am
    Urban legend now urban fact. Last year, writer now director Zak Penn went to a landfill in New Mexico with a camera crew to see if the urban legend of Atari dumping all of their unsold ET games was real.  … Continue reading →
  • Review: Hip Shot Dot

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    20 Nov 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Compete with the best When I first heard of the Hip Shot Dot I really didn’t know what to think. No seriously like everyone else I scratched my head saying that “I suck to bad at FPS games to care … Continue reading →
  • SHUTTER VARIANTS BY CHO, FAWKES & WORKMAN REVEALED

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:02 am
    The second story arc kicks off with three exciting variant covers “So completely and utterly new that it reminds you of the potential of this medium.” —Robert Kirkman Writer Joe Keatinge (GLORY, TECH JACKET) and artist Leila del Duca send … Continue reading →
  • First promo for the FLASH/ARROW crossover promises full on FlArrow action

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    20 Nov 2014 | 2:15 am
    Flash vs Arrow It’s upon us.  The big Flash/Arrow two parter that says we’ll see Barry and Oliver throw down.  What they’re not telling you is that Captain Boomerang make his debut in this two part special as well. The … Continue reading →
 
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    Filmy Trend

  • Beeruva Movie First Look Poster

    12 Nov 2014 | 11:13 pm
    Here is the Exclusive first Look poster of the film BEERUVA starring Sandeep kishan in the lead role. Directed by Kalyani and Produced by Ramoji Rao under Usha Kiran Films Banner. Thaman is the Music composer of this film where Chota K Naidu Handles the Cinematography.
  • RGV Ice Cream 2 -Ice Fruit Video Song - Naveena-JD Chakravarthy-Nandu

    12 Nov 2014 | 11:09 pm
    Introducing Naveena aka Mrudhula Basker in lead role alongside Nandu aka Anand Krishna who is known for movies like 100% Love, Autonagar Surya, Rabhasa. Ice Cream 2 also features actors like JD Chakravarthy, Dhanraj, Siddhu among others. Produced by Ramasatyanarayana, music composed by Shriram, lyrics by Sirasri, cinematography by Naveen Kalyan.
  • Amy Jackson Smoking Spicy Bikini Photo Shoot Photos

    12 Nov 2014 | 11:07 pm
  • Esha Gupta Photo Shoot for Exhibit Photos

    12 Nov 2014 | 11:04 pm
     
  • Brahmanandam is multi talented personality!!

    12 Nov 2014 | 10:59 pm
     Actor Brahmanandam Turned as Sculptor .He has shown his hidden talent today . Brahmanandam prepared an Ultimate Idol of Ravindranath Tagore with clay . he shared this photo in his official Facebook account . we should appreciate Brahmi for Moulding clay in such a beautiful and professional way .now with this every one should accept that Brahmanandam is multi talented personality.
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    Spoiler Free Movie Sleuth

  • Cult Cinema: Perfect Blue

    Christopher George
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:59 am
    Michelle and Andrew team up for an all encompassing review of Perfect Blue.Perfect Blue is one of the most enthralling and underrated anime films of all time. For whatever reason, it has stayed under the radar of many film aficionados and maintained somewhat of a cult status. The late Satoshi Kon was not unknown in the western anime world, having directed critically acclaimed masterpieces such as Millennium Actress, Tokyo Godfathers and Paprika. He was known for his incredible editing techniques and atypical approach to storytelling. Perfect Blue was his directorial debut- although he had his…
  • Cinematic Releases: The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 1

    Christopher George
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:28 pm
    The awaited The Hunger Games sequel, Mockingjay Part 1 was released tonight. Here's our review."This is for the leaked photos, pal."Katniss Everdeen is back in the third cinematic installment of The Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay Part 1. A favorite doomsday heroine in Young Adult lit, Katniss is once again brought to life by Jennifer Lawrence, vibrantly and authentically, on the big screen. As a fan of the book series first and foremost, I watch the films with a critical eye toward adaptation. The Hunger Games impressed me, and Catching Fire even more so. I was anxious to see if Mockingjay…
  • News: First Look at Disney's Cinderella

    Christopher George
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:49 am
    Disney just sent us the first poster image and trailer for the upcoming Cinderella feature. Check them both out here.
  • Brainstorming Douglas Trumbull: The Short Lived Film Directing Career of A Visual Master

    Christopher George
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:31 am
    Douglas Trumbull is bringing Showscan back with a new name and slight modifications, Magi. Here is a brief history of his short lived career as a director. On the set of Blade RunnerNominated for five Academy Awards over the course of his career, Douglas Trumbull is what the film industry often refers to as a special effects wizard.  The son of visual effects maestro Donald Trumbull, best known for the photographic effects of 1939’s timeless The Wizard of Oz, Douglas Trumbull began work in animation and graphic arts for a short film called To the Moon and Beyond.  With it,…
  • Video: I AM GROOT In Multiple Languages

    Christopher George
    18 Nov 2014 | 12:21 pm
    Guardians of the Galaxy gets an early streaming release today. In celebration, check out this new video of Groot's famous catch phrase in multiple languages!Thanks to our friends at Disney for forwarding this on to us!!
 
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  • The Infinity War Leaked Trailer

    Logan Fuller
    30 Oct 2014 | 9:55 am
    Avengers 2 Trailer Avengers 2 Trailer - The Avengers: Age of Ultron Fan Site The Infinity War Leaked Teaser This is the mother of all PRE-leaks and it includes the Infinity War leaked trailer or the Avengers 3 Trailer. The leaked Infinity War trailer you are about to... The Infinity War Leaked Trailer Logan Fuller
  • Watch the OFFICIAL Avengers 2 Trailer Age of Ultron

    Logan Fuller
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:38 pm
    Avengers 2 Trailer Avengers 2 Trailer - The Avengers: Age of Ultron Fan Site Watch The Avengers 2 Trailer Age of Ultron   No, the Avengers 2 Trailer leaked rumors are NOT true for once, because this is…   The First OFFICIAL Avengers Age of Ultron Trailer!   Avengers 2... Watch the OFFICIAL Avengers 2 Trailer Age of Ultron Logan Fuller
  • Avengers 2 Villain – Baron Von Strucker

    Logan Fuller
    9 Aug 2014 | 6:38 pm
    Avengers 2 Trailer Avengers 2 Trailer - The Avengers: Age of Ultron Fan Site One of the more overshadowed villains that will be squaring-off against the Avengers is Baron von Strucker, or Wolfgang von Strucker, the current leader of HYDRA. Even the Avengers 2 Trailer staff forgot about his... Avengers 2 Villain – Baron Von Strucker Logan Fuller
  • The Age of Ultron Trailer Audio Leaked

    Logan Fuller
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:39 pm
    Avengers 2 Trailer Avengers 2 Trailer - The Avengers: Age of Ultron Fan Site Age of Ultron Trailer Audio Leak (EDIT) You can find the FIRST OFFICIAL AGE OF ULTRON TRAILER right here! (ORIGINAL STORY) First, the bad news… This is ONLY the audio from the new Age of Ultron... The Age of Ultron Trailer Audio Leaked Logan Fuller
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron Panel #SDCC14

    Logan Fuller
    27 Jul 2014 | 3:40 pm
    Avengers 2 Trailer Avengers 2 Trailer - The Avengers: Age of Ultron Fan Site Age of Ultron Panel #SDCC14 Everyone is abuzz about the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer and the lack of an official trailer release. Here’s the deal, Age of Ultron footage was released to a... Avengers: Age of Ultron Panel #SDCC14 Logan Fuller
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  • That’s Tight – We’re Back!

    AS Andrew
    17 Nov 2014 | 10:32 am
    More accurately, we never really left. The truth of the matter is that there were some issues with our hosting provider. Bleh. It’s a long story; I don’t really want to talk about it. So, we don’t really have huge plans for updating the site right now, because we’re all involved in other projects, but you’ll probably hear from us a little more often. Awesome, right? Thought so. Shout-out as always goes out to The Doge Pound! Make sure to check them out. See you again soon, okay? Cool! The post That’s Tight – We’re Back! appeared first on AS…
  • 013 – Gaming, Movies and Marketing with The Doge Pound Part 2 of 2

    AS Andrew
    11 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    You know the deal. The Doge Pound chats with us some more! Topics of discussion include the Steam Summer Sale, PCs, email spam, podcasting ideas, movies, and anime. Click the play (►) button on the media player above to mitigate the effects of global warming. Yeah, we went there. But seriously, press play. There you go. Disclaimer: there is some questionable language in this and in the last episode of the podcast. Listener discretion is advised. Andrew’s audio is still distorting a bit (quite a bit) in this episode. We’re sorry. If you make it to the end of the show, thank you. Oh,…
  • 012 – Gaming, Movies and Marketing with The Doge Pound Part 1 of 2

    AS Andrew
    4 Jul 2014 | 3:00 pm
    That’s right, The Doge Pound is back again. This show was lovingly hosted by Jay. Well, not really, but it certainly could have been, as he carried the majority of this and the following episode all on his own. Click the play (►) button on the media player above to make the voices in your head go away. You can replace them with new, better voices. There you go. Disclaimer: there is some questionable language in this episode of the podcast. Listener discretion is advised. Andrew’s audio is distorting a little bit this time, but at least you can hear him. Overlords are less…
  • 011 – Survival Island !, ActRaiser, Various SNES Games and Comedy Movies

    AS Andrew
    6 Jun 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Yup! It’s us! I know, right? Andrew is back with another solo podcast episode. The last one was episode 2 (well, technically episode 1; but who cares about technicalities?). Click the play (►) button on the media player above to hear Andrew’s magnificent and soothing voice. Don’t be afraid. It will be okay. There you go. We weren’t entirely sure what we wanted to do this week (blog post, video, illustration, etc.), but it seemed like a good idea to make the podcast a priority, so that’s what we settled on. Andrew discusses a mobile game, a few SNES (or Super…
  • 010 – The Doge Pound Returns! Part 2 of 2

    AS Andrew
    30 May 2014 | 3:00 pm
    More messing around and general tomfoolery with The Doge Pound in the momentous 10th episode of the AS Movies & Games Podcast! Click the play (►) button on the media player above to hear the awesomeness. Trust us. You’ll like it. There you go. Disclaimer: there is some questionable language and suggestive allusions in this, and in the last episode of the podcast. Listener discretion is advised. By the way, we want to apologize for the audio quality. It’s not bad for the most part, but apparently Andrew’s condenser mic conveniently decided to turn into a dynamic mic, so…
 
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    Top Pinoy Movie

  • Let's Be Cops (2014)

    5 Nov 2014 | 4:17 am
    Two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party and become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted "heroes" get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.
  • The Judge (2014)

    22 Oct 2014 | 5:29 am
    Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.
  • The November Man (2014)

    8 Oct 2014 | 11:31 pm
    An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
  • Left Behind (2014)

    8 Oct 2014 | 3:48 am
    A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
  • Annabelle (2014)

    1 Oct 2014 | 1:51 am
    A couple begin to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.
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  • This Week in Film Writing: Nov 21st Edition

    The CutPrintFilm Staff
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    A look back at the best pieces of film journalism from the week ending Nov 21st. The post This Week in Film Writing: Nov 21st Edition appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • THE STAND May Now Be Four Movies Instead of One

    Chris Evangelista
    20 Nov 2014 | 5:21 pm
    Josh Boone claims his adaptation of THE STAND will span four films. Eat your heart out, Peter Jackson. The post THE STAND May Now Be Four Movies Instead of One appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • TRAILER: Pitch Perfect 2

    Chris Evangelista
    20 Nov 2014 | 4:14 pm
    The trailer for PITCH PERFECT 2 promises more charming silliness. The post TRAILER: Pitch Perfect 2 appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

    David Costill
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:39 am
    Mockingjay is dark, it is messy, and it completely lives up to the hype. The post The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • V/H/S Viral

    Josh Heath
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:34 am
    VHS Viral does not satisfy. Ever. It tries, it sure does. But its framing device is incomprehensible, and the individual stories lack cohesion, scares, and good ideas. The post V/H/S Viral appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
 
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    Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood

  • 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…
  • The Gentleman Gangster: Stone Wallace on George Raft – Part 2

    31 Jul 2014 | 10:12 pm
    This is part two of an interview I completed with George Raft biographer, Stone Wallace. For part one, click here. For everyone else, enjoy:Emma: How did Raft get into film acting? Did he have any training before beginning acting or was he simply a natural performer?      Stone: George was friendly with Texas Guinan, a famous cabaret hostess of the time and partner with mobster Larry Fay in the El Fey Club.  (The pair were later immortalized, if somewhat fictionally, as Eddie Bartlett and Panama Smith in The Roaring Twenties, played respectively by James Cagney…
  • The Gentleman Gangster: Stone Wallace on George Raft – Part 1

    24 Jul 2014 | 12:25 am
    In 1999 when the AFI released their 100 years…100 stars list of the top 50 greatest screen legends, most mainstream leading ladies and men were accounted for. They included Bogart – the dramatic actor, Cagney – the gangster, Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly – the musical stars, Charlies Chaplin, Buster Keaton and The Marx Brothers – the comedians and Kirk Douglas, Marlon Brando and Sydney Poitier – the new age. But I think every avid classic film fan has at least one or two objections to the list. For me I like to imagine George Raft has place 51. He was as accomplished an actor as…
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    Film Inquiry

  • HITCH HIKE: A Long and Lonely Road

    Thomas Winward
    21 Nov 2014 | 8:01 am
    The road of the motherless child is long and hard. So is the process of watching Hitch Hike, a short film about a teenage boy hitching a lift to find his birth mother. Although writer and director Matthew Saville’s story has the potential to be a powerful message that touches on a very real social issue, he shoots far too wide of the mark for any meaningful impact. New Zealand is a beautiful country, and Saville is keen to show it off. Long, lingering shots of the antipodean countryside make for a beautiful viewing experience. The film is confidently crafted across all technical elements,…
  • The Hunger Games Mockingjay Pt. 1 Focuses on Worldbuilding

    Alistair Ryder
    21 Nov 2014 | 4:00 am
    As much as I love movies, I’m completely against the franchise bandwagon. Every time I hear about a movie I love having a successful opening weekend at the box office I get a sense of impending dread that they are going to ruin my memories of it with a plethora of inferior sequels. Even though I grew up on the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings franchises, both the books and the films, I’m not feeling nostalgia so much as cynicism whenever a prequel is announced or released. The Hunger Games is notable for being the only blockbuster franchise where I actually care more with each…
  • Movies Opening in Cinemas On November 21

    Manon de Reeper
    20 Nov 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Every week Film Inquiry publishes the movies that are opening in cinemas! This week only four films are opening, most importantly the long awaited and much hyped The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part 1). The other three are The Sleepwalker, V/H/S: Viral, and Extraterrestrial. Note that these are based on the opening dates in the United States. If you’re looking for the opening dates for a certain movie in your country, click the ‘international release dates” below the movie details. Opening in Cinemas This Week: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) 123 minutes – Adventure,…
  • The American Southern: The Birth of a Modern Independent Film Genre

    Adam Evans
    20 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    “These men who bust their asses work like dogs. And I believe in them, but every day they hurt. They get old, they peel back… There’s no frontier anymore.” These words uttered by the titular character, played by a never-better Nicolas Cage, in David Gordon Green’s 2013 film Joe conjure a feeling shared by numerous American Independent films as of late: The western is dead and in its place are films about real people not trying to chase the American Dream, but rather simply trying to make it along without stumbling. The Indie South These films, which I’ve taken to…
  • The Beginner’s Guide: Paul Thomas Anderson, Writer/Director

    Jay Ledbetter
    20 Nov 2014 | 4:00 am
    Stories are built around characters. No matter how complex and fascinating a narrative may be, the only way to make people care is by implanting interesting characters to whom we can relate, root for, loathe, or sympathize with. Character creation is a skill that too few filmmakers possess today. But if there is one master of character building, it is Paul Thomas Anderson. More than any other writer/director today, Anderson is able to create worlds and characters that completely absorb the viewer. There is something about being a writer and director that can make a good script even greater…
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  • Movie Review: Listen Up Philip (2014)

    16 Nov 2014 | 8:19 am
    by Tony Dayoub One of my favorite comedies of the year is the gloriously misanthropic Listen Up Philip. Sadly, I missed it while it was playing at this year's New York Film Festival because it screened the day after my flight back home. But it's now playing on VOD and opened here in Atlanta (at the Plaza Theater) this past Friday. Jason Schwartzman plays what might be the douchiest among his repertoire of arrogant, self-absorbed characters. Promising young novelist Philip Lewis Friedman is someone who looks for any way to sabotage the great things he has going for him. He's the kind of jerk…
  • Movie Review: Big Hero 6 (2014)

    6 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    by Tony Dayoub The idea of Disney exploiting its newly acquired Marvel properties for an animated film is a great on its face. The first of these films, but hardly its last I believe, is Big Hero 6, a cute superhero movie that should prove to be a font of unending merchandising opportunities directed to young boys the way Frozen has been to young girls. Cute as it is however , Big Hero 6 still comes up short as a children's fantasy. The issues lie in how Big Hero 6 fuses superhero tropes with those of the traditional Disney narrative. The titular super team is brought together by the death of…
  • Movie Review: Interstellar (2014)

    5 Nov 2014 | 3:40 am
    by Tony Dayoub An adventure into time, space and the human soul, Interstellar is more than reminiscent of 2001: A Space Odyssey. But any similarities only heighten the sense that the nearly 50-year-old Stanley Kubrick science fiction classic may never be surpassed as the definitive movie on space exploration. And for director Christopher Nolan, that's a problem. Interstellar, with its integral dramatic dependence on concepts like the Einstein's theory of relativity and Newtonian physics, is Nolan's most significant stab at coherence. Yet the increased focus on the film's attendant…
  • Movie Review: Nightcrawler (2014)

    30 Oct 2014 | 12:59 pm
    by Tony Dayoub Elements of Peeping Tom, Network, Taxi Driver and a powerhouse performance by Jake Gyllenhaal are all fused together by veteran screenwriter Dan Gilroy in his directorial debut, the jittery, sleazy Nightcrawler. A gaunt-looking Gyllenhaal plays Louis Bloom, a twitchy bottom-feeder with aspirations, but for what? Even he's not certain. At the start of the film, he is busted by a security guard as he steals copper wiring, scraps of metal, and even the guard's wristwatch after he manages to overpower the man. But a transaction for the stolen items sets Bloom on a different path…
  • Movie Review: Whiplash (2014)

    27 Oct 2014 | 12:53 pm
    by Tony Dayoub In recent years, the American independent film has become as much a genre onto itself as it is a label distinguishing it as a work made outside the Hollywood system. The Sundance Festival movie in particular was burdened with all sorts of expectations which over time created a stereotype called the "indie." Featuring a cast of young up and coming actors, peppered with a few veterans working for little pay in the hopes of breaking out of some sort of career rut, the worst kind of indie generally recalls a special moment in a young man or woman's life, weighted with a deep, life…
 
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  • Experience the City of Love with Cadbury Dairy Milk New Variants!

    12 Nov 2014 | 4:18 pm
    Aside from our family, our friends influence us the most. So spending time with them is a valuable treasure because it’s a wonderful opportunity to learn about yourself and your peers as well. There are many moments that can give us sweet endings. Just like hanging out and laughing together during lunch just to catch up and enjoy being in each other’s company. I love all my friends so I included all of them in this blog post. And despite of our busy schedules, we still make time to see each other. By eating our lunch together we can share meaningful conversation and with Cadbury it…
  • Second semester will start next week so it means that I will become busy again. That’s why I’m here...

    9 Nov 2014 | 3:03 am
    Second semester will start next week so it means that I will become busy again. That’s why I’m here in tumblr to have some updates. First, I just want to thank God for giving me another year of life although I don’t really celebrate my birthday. I just don’t know why. And thanks to those people who greeted me. I appreciate those who texted me and sent personal message in face book.  Maybe because, I’m a private one who hates publicity :)) but still thanks for those who posted on my timeline and specially those who greeted me in twitter. I actually promised to myself to make some…
  • A Rainbow in Somebody’s Cloud from Nestie Villaviray on...

    4 Nov 2014 | 12:09 am
    A Rainbow in Somebody’s Cloud from Nestie Villaviray on Vimeo.Bottle of Dreams present: A Rainbow in Somebody’s Cloud C2 Sarap ng Bukas Musc Video Making Contest 2014 Song: Believe, Achieve Karen Kay Ratcliffe Nestie Bryal C. Villaviray Ma. Theresa Burato Stephanie Kate Alfabete Anne Erica Alfabete Lyrics: See where you’re going Know what you want Believe in your dreams Sarap ng bukas Sarap ng may pangarap Just believe in your heart Tiwala lang sa sarili Sarap ng bukas Chorus: Believe you can be, So the world will see. Set your dreams free! Sarap ng bukas! ‘Pag may C2, sarap ng bukas!
  • Equality ≠ Fairness

    26 Oct 2014 | 5:54 pm
    Equality ≠ Fairness: nesvildistrict: All men…are NOT created equal! Some are born smarter, or more beautiful, or with parents of greater status. Some, by contrast, are born weak of body or mind, or with few, if any, talents. All men are different! Yes, the very existence of man is discriminatory! That’s why there is war,…
  • What makes me proud?

    26 Oct 2014 | 5:31 pm
    30 day Blogging Challenge: What makes me proud? I guess, I need to rack my brain again. Maybe because I thought that accomplishment should be big enough to make me feel proud and completely satisfied. But I know that I’m wrong because no accomplishment is too big or too small. Small achievements pave the way for big achievements. So here the shortlist of my accomplishment that makes me feel proud: I never had a failing grade since kindergarten. Although, I lost my scholarship in college last year.  I never smoke or drink. However, I drink once or twice a year but in moderately and never…
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  • Dev D (2009) BluRay 1080p 5.1CH x264

    22 Nov 2014 | 11:31 am
    aka Dev.DInfo: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1327035/Release Date: 6 February 2009 (India)Genre: Comedy | Drama | RomanceLanguage: Hindi | Panjabi | English | French | TamilDirector: Anurag KashyapCast: Abhay Deol, Mahie Gill, Kalki KoechlinResolution: 1920*816Format: MatroskaUploader: Gre@t4DLSource: 1080p BluRay DTS x264-DRsDuration: 2h 23mnFile Size: 1.80 GiBSubtitle: Indonesia, EnglishSynopsis:Dev who, after spurning Paro's love due to a misunderstanding, turns to drugs and vodka for solace. Paro moves on but Dev still is in remorse. He meets Chanda, a prostitute with problems of her own.
  • Heavenly Sword (2014) BluRay 720p 650MB

    22 Nov 2014 | 11:20 am
    aka Mennyei kardInfo: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2006753/Release Date: 2014 (USA)Genre: Animation | Action | AdventureLanguage: EnglishDirector: Gun Ho JangCast: Ashleigh Ball, Barry Dennen, Thomas JaneResolution: 1280*720Format: MatroskaUploader: Gre@t4DLSource: 720p BluRay x264-SADPANDADuration: 1h 26mnFile Size: 650.17 MiBSubtitle: Indonesia, EnglishSynopsis:Heavenly Sword is a dramatic tale of revenge that sees Nariko (Anna Torv), a fiery red-haired heroine, embark on a quest for vengeance against the invading King Bohan (Alfred Molina) and his army. Once considered the failure of a…
  • Samar (2013) DVDRip 700MB

    22 Nov 2014 | 11:03 am
    aka Vetadu VentaduInfo: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2187114/Release Date: 13 January 2013 (India)Genre: Action | Adventure | ThrillerLanguage: TamilDirector: ThiruCast: Vishal, Trisha Krishnan, SunainaResolution: 704*304Format: MatroskaUploader: Gre@t4DLSource: DVDRip.x264.AACDuration: 2h 16mnFile Size: 696.91 MiBSubtitle: Indonesia, English (N/A)Synopsis:Sakthi (Vishal) is a guy who takes tourists on trekking in deep forest in and around Ooty. He is in love with Roopa (Sunaina), but breaks up with her and later goes on a trip to Bangkok in search of his lady love. Sakthi befriends Maya…
  • Immortal Desire (1993) DVDRip 700MB

    22 Nov 2014 | 10:37 am
    aka Deseo inmortalInfo: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0125222/Release Date: 1993 (USA)Genre: AdultLanguage: EnglishDirector: Philip ChristianCast: Lena Alany, Brad Armstrong, Angela BaronResolution: 352*240Format: MPGUploader: Gre@t4DLSource: DVDRipDuration: 1h 10mnFile Size: 699.40 MiBSubtitle: Indonesia, English (N/A)Synopsis:An Extraordinary Window Into An Erotic NetherWorld. Sarah Jane Hamilton, Anna of Gables, is haunted by dark, erotic visions of unspeakable acts, which she struggles to understand. The one constant is a perversley beatiful voodoo ritual that appears in her dreams, and…
  • Dev D (2009) BluRay 720p x264

    22 Nov 2014 | 10:22 am
    aka Dev.DInfo: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1327035/Release Date: 6 February 2009 (India)Genre: Comedy | Drama | RomanceLanguage: Hindi | Panjabi | English | French | TamilDirector: Anurag KashyapCast: Abhay Deol, Mahie Gill, Kalki KoechlinResolution: 1280*544Format: MatroskaUploader: Gre@t4DLSource: 1080p BluRay DTS x264-DRsDuration: 2h 23mnFile Size: 999.17 MiBSubtitle: Indonesia, EnglishSynopsis:Dev who, after spurning Paro's love due to a misunderstanding, turns to drugs and vodka for solace. Paro moves on but Dev still is in remorse. He meets Chanda, a prostitute with problems of her own.
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  • Kill Dil Third (3rd) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Reports| Third Day Business

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    15 Nov 2014 | 10:51 pm
    Kill Dil Third (3rd) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Reports| Third Day Business - The movie is running on the theaters and had been able to leave a good impact on the people. The movie is starring your favorite stars in the lead roles. Many of you might had watched the movie and liked it too but people are also giving mixed reviews and poor reviews about movie too. The movie is on the third day at the Box Office and the collection of the movie can rise. Below are the third day Box Office collection and reports of the movie that you might want to know. Kill Dil Third (3rd) Day Box…
  • Dhoom Dhaam Song HD Video and Lyrics Ft. Yami Gautum and Ajay Devgan – Action Jackson

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    14 Nov 2014 | 11:43 pm
    Mileya Mileya Song HD Video and Lyrics Ft. Illeana D’Cruz and Saif Ali Khan – Happy Ending - Here the movie got another song which you might like. The movie starring your favorite actors in the lead roles. The movie is  a action comedy that you might want to watch at the theaters. The movie that was known by the people before the actual release any trailer or poster of the movie. Below are the HD video and lyrics of the whole new song. Have a look The song is sung in the voices of Ankit Tiwari and Palak Muchhal while the lyrics are penned by Sameer Anjaan. The music composer of…
  • Kill Dil Second (2nd) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Reports| Second Day Business

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    14 Nov 2014 | 10:50 pm
    Kill Dil Second (2nd) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Reports| Second Day Business - So the movie had released on the theaters and many of you might had watched the movie. The movie had been liked many of the people but many of you might still be waiting for the collection of the movie to decide whether to watch the movie or not. The movie had got few reasons that can attract you to the theaters including the star cast, story and the genre. Below we are with the Box Office collection and earnings that the movie had managed to make on the second day. Kill Dil Second (2nd) Day Box…
  • Love is a Waste of Time Song HD Video and Lyrics Ft. Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma – PK

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    13 Nov 2014 | 11:11 pm
    Love is a Waste of Time Song HD Video and Lyrics Ft. Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma – PK - Here is the song from one of the most awaited movie of the year. The comedy genre movie that many of you might have eye on. Soon the movie will be releasing to the theaters and will set many records. The releasing of the song of movie had began and here is first song from the movie and more have to come. Below are the HD video and lyrics of the song that you might want and the song in the voices of you favorite singers. The song is sung in the voices of Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal while the…
  • The Shuakeens Eighth (8th) Day Second (2nd) Friday Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Reports| Eighth Day Second Friday Business

    boxoffice
    13 Nov 2014 | 10:39 pm
    The Shuakeens Eighth (8th) Day Second (2nd) Friday Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Reports| Eighth Day Second Friday Business - The comedy genre movie starring the best actors of the Bollywood industry is doing well at the theaters. Many people had loved the movie and some people found it well. But the movie is worth watching and movie had been able to give reasons to laugh in the movie. Akshay Kumar is presented as the extended cameo role while Lisa Hydon is die hard fan of him and the story revolves around it. The movie is on the eighth day of the collection and another movie is on…
 
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  • The Den

    SMO
    19 Nov 2014 | 10:49 pm
    If you’re a fan of the site Omegle then you’re going to love the concept of this next film. If you have never used Omegle it’s essentially a web site that randomly connects you with strangers from around the world to video chat with. Head on over to the site and check it out so you can get a first-hand experience in exactly how it works. Trust us you will appreciate the film even more once you use it yourself. The Den is the name of a fictional website that functions exactly like Omegle in this film. The premise is about a college student named Elizabeth who is doing her…
  • Drudge

    SMO
    18 Nov 2014 | 9:35 pm
    If you were a psychopathic welder who one day decided to become a serial killer, wouldn’t you want to think about your wardrobe? Of course you would. Not only would you want to have the right look, but your weapon of choice would have to be top priority as well. I mean, you wouldn’t want to go out there without the proper tools, right? Drudge is what you can describe as one bad-ass killing machine. Dressed in all black, a handmade black metal skull mask, and best of all an arm-attached arsenal of weapons that range from blades, nails, and one hell of a hook! Check out Drudge below…
  • Dead Static And Rocky Gray’s New Album Accursed

    SMO
    17 Nov 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Normally when we feature a film or trailer it’s usually on it’s own. Today, however, we decided to do things a little different. For months now we’ve been thinking about what other categories within the horror genre to include in our posts and the one that just keeps coming up is horror music. Let’s face it, without a truly terrifying soundtrack a horror film would not be the same. You can have a great story, incredible lighting for the perfect ominous look, and perfectly executed shots and angles but without the right music to build suspense the film will lack that…
  • Skypemare

    SMO
    17 Nov 2014 | 1:23 am
    Here’s a post-Halloween treat for you horror freaks. There are many things that women do that we find sexy and after watching Skypemare we added another one to the already extensive list and that is, video chatting in their revealing pajamas. We got to say that this film did a lot of things right especially in the distraction department. which was an element that was used brilliantly throughout. There was only one scene that we were hoping the suspense would have been “milked” a bit more, but other than that the film was very well done. So if you’re alone tonight…
  • Help Support Lunatic

    SMO
    23 Sep 2014 | 12:04 pm
    Do you miss the horror movies of the 70’s and 80’s? Have you been craving for a psychotic, frog masked, serial killer who goes around compressing the hell out of his victims in a stolen garbage truck? If you answered yes then you’re in for a special treat because that’s exactly what the film Lunatic can be with your help. If the idea of this film gets you excited then click the link below and show your support for Lunatic. Go ahead and also share it with your friends and remember every little bit helps and as always there are tons of cool perks! CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT…
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  • Happy new year 26 Days total collection | worldwide Business Report

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    18 Nov 2014 | 5:32 am
    Happy new year 26 Days total collection | worldwide Business Report Happy new year 26 Days total collection | worldwide Business Report:- Today the happy new year movie had completed its 26 days worldwide in all the countries that have the happy new year movie shows. it was a being hard time for the happy new year movie to reach to the 200 crore club after having a very good earning report in the 1st week of happy new year movie. the happy new year earning had been doing the collection below the 1 crore club after the end of the 2nd week of happy new year movie. after the end of the 2nd week…
  • Happy New Year 4th Day Monday Collection | Total 4 Days earning

    totalboxofficecollections
    27 Oct 2014 | 6:20 am
    Happy New Year 4th Day Monday Collection | Total 4 Days earning Happy New Year 4th Day Monday Collection | Total 4 Days earning:= The most successful movie on 2014 i.e. Happy New Year 2014 movie had today completed its 4th day (day 4) or 1st monday on box office. after the end of the opening weekend, SRK new release Happy new year 2014 had crossed the 100 crore club on domestic box office and made the total earning of Rs.108.89 crore after the end of 3 days or 1st weekend. the happy new year movie had done the most great and highest earning on the box office in the whole bollywood till now.
  • Happy New Year 1st day collection | opening day box office report

    totalboxofficecollections
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:27 am
    Happy New Year 1st day collection | opening day box office report Happy New Year 1st day collection | opening day box office report:- The happy new year 2014 movie is all done and ready to have the bang on the box office from friday on the domestic box office. the happy new year movie is all set for the opening day show of happy new year over the box office. we all know that shahrukh khan the king of the bollywood and all the movies are being super hit movie. the last movie of shahrukh khan i.e. SRK chennai express of both shahrukh khan and deepika. and not both of them are back on the box…
  • Happy New year Movie Review | HNY BO Collection Prediction

    totalboxofficecollections
    22 Oct 2014 | 11:26 am
    Happy New year Movie Review | HNY BO Collection Prediction Happy New year Movie Review | HNY BO Collection Prediction:- The new action cum dram movie i.e. Happy New Year 2014 Film is about to release on the box office and just one more day to go for the HNY to be on the screen for all the fans of SRK. the audience is definetly going to like the king khan’s new release happy new year as the movie comprises of comedy as well as drama as well as action. the happy new year is going to be the biggest hit of the 2014 year. before the release of happy new year movie, bang bang is reported to…
  • Happy New Year First Day Collection | Opening Day Box Office Review

    totalboxofficecollections
    22 Oct 2014 | 5:05 am
    Happy New Year First Day Collection | Opening Day Box Office Review Happy New Year First Day Collection | Opening Day Box Office Review:- The new comedy cum action movie i.e. Happy New year 2014 movie is to be release on box office on 24th october just one day after the diwali. that means this diwali it’s going to be some thing special from one of the biggest start of bollywood SRK together with deepika padhukone and abhishek bachchan. the happy new year is going to be the biggest release of bollywood of this 2014 year. earlier the bang bang was reported to be the largest earning…
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  • THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 Review

    Mary Leslie
    21 Nov 2014 | 10:38 am
    I must say I was underwhelmed by the latest chapter in The Hunger Games film saga, Mockingjay Part 1, which catches back up with Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) after a major event occurs in the narrative's last installment, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. A fan of the books, I eagerly awaited the all three movie versions and was flush with joy and relief upon seeing the visual treatment of the film adaptations for books one and two. Whereas my mind’s eye could imagine only so much of the eerie juxtaposition between the subjugated districts and the ruthless Capitol, the films stepped…
  • Lucasfilm’s STRANGE MAGIC Trailer

    Adam Patterson
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:38 am
    The debut trailer for Strange Magic has been released, which is based on a story by George Lucas. Oddly, the film comes out January 23rd, and this is the first anyone’s even heard of this project. Unfortunately, this trailer isn’t doing it Read More: Lucasfilm’s STRANGE MAGIC Trailer Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
  • LATE PHASES Review

    Blake Crane
    20 Nov 2014 | 7:58 pm
    Late Phases shows its cards early, establishing a sketch of a main character and the monster he’s pitted against. The setup shows promise with a no-nonsense, bloodthirsty, practical effects werewolf stalking a retirement community, but instead of using the unique setting for metaphor and/or mayhem, the film grinds in its transitions between tame terror and flaccid drama. The man-in-suit is amusing for all the wrong reasons, while the dime-store theater is stretched well beyond its depths. It all makes for an experience that taxes one’s patience instead of their nerves. There’s little…
  • CHEAP THRILLS Director E.L. Katz to Helm YOU’LL BE THE DEATH OF ME For Lionsgate

    Adam Patterson
    20 Nov 2014 | 2:10 pm
    It was announced today that Cheap Thrills director E.L. Katz‘s next film will be a horror-comedy for Lionsgate titled You’ll Be the Death of Me. The film will revolve around a young couple in New York whose budding romance becomes Read More: CHEAP THRILLS Director E.L. Katz to Helm YOU’LL BE THE DEATH OF ME For Lionsgate Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
  • THE MULE Review

    Adam Patterson
    20 Nov 2014 | 12:20 pm
    In theory, a story about a man who is trying not to poop for a week doesn’t sound like enough material for a feature length film. Fortunately, Angus Sampson’s The Mule proves that theory wrong by presenting a funny and incredibly gripping crime story. Sampson and co-writer Leigh Whannell  (who also star in this film), have been firmly planted within the horror genre, however this release proves they can easily transition to any other type of film with ease. Read More: THE MULE Review Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
 
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  • Sabotage

    18 Nov 2014 | 7:34 am
    Sabotage ★1/2       If someone were to tell me five years ago that Arnold Schwarzenegger would still be producing films at this stage in his career, I might have just brushed off the utterance and went about my daily affairs. After all, why would a man who has accomplished so much, aside from the silver screen, accept trivial roles of seemingly misguided intentions? I guess this is a question only he can answer.    David Ayer's "Sabotage" is a misfortune to say the least, both for the leading actor and the director, himself. Ayer has been at the helm of…
  • Interstellar

    12 Nov 2014 | 11:56 pm
    Interstellar     Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" is a film that requires patience and an understanding of human nature. It places humanity in an eleventh-hour quandary and sends a small group of individuals, forming a microcosm, into the infinite cold and darkness that is our universe. A journey that almost certainly will not transpire within my lifetime and would only reside in the pages of a science fiction novel.    A picture of this magnitude must be molded by a sense of truth, in this particular instance, a sincerity that can only be delivered by a skilled…
  • Nightcrawler

    5 Nov 2014 | 10:05 pm
    Nightcrawler ★1/2    Originality, in terms of Hollywood's perception, seems anomalous to say the least, and regrettably has become a peculiar language to us all. Barring few exceptions, the study of character has become a lost art. To be admired in the halls of cinematic history, only appreciated by sight, and never to be touched again. However, Louis Bloom is a man that gives us hope. He is a man that defines what it means to present a delineation of character like no other; and to give rise to a darker side of human nature.    Inner city Los Angeles is a…
  • The Stepfather

    5 Nov 2014 | 2:19 pm
    The Stepfather ★1/2    There are some pictures that should never, in the realm of logic and sound reasoning, be re-fashioned in any sense of the word. Rationally, there are two conditions in which this notion should be fulfilled. Firstly, if the original, in which this burden now bestowed is based upon, was simply not thought provoking or structurally significant. Secondly, and most importantly, a film should never be revamped if it is to offer nothing to the dominion that is filmmaking.    "The Stepfather" is unequivocally an offender of this train of…
  • The Book Of Life

    28 Oct 2014 | 3:50 pm
    The Book of Life ★1/2   There is a startling discovery made in the expository scenes of "The Book of Life." Evidently, oblivious to the intricacies of science and logic, we are told that Mexico is the center of the universe. Although this information was revealed in a discernibly playful manner, I could not help but wonder how many children, by the film's closing, would truly believe this fantasized notion. My guess is enough to unhinge teachers worldwide.   The mentioning of this tidbit of knowledge is pertinent because the underlying aim of this children's picture…
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  • The Woman in Black: Angel of Death – New Images Debut!

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    19 Nov 2014 | 12:03 pm
    More geek news at GeekMundo Get a look at the terror in The Woman in Black: Angel of Death with these brand new images from Relativity. Synopsis: During the London bombings of World War II, school teachers Eve Parkins (Phoebe Fox) and Jean Hogg (Helen McCrory) lead a group of children in evacuation to Crythin Gifford, a remote village outside […] "Like" us @ Facebook.com/GeekMundo Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet Twitter.com/SeattleSlim and Twitter.com/JonnyQBall79 Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • First Look – ANT-MAN: NATURAL ENEMY #1

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    19 Nov 2014 | 10:55 am
    More geek news at GeekMundo Marvel gets ready to let loose the Ant-Man hype machine with Jason Starr’s Ant-Man: Natural Enemy #1  in 2015, and we’ve got your preview. Just in time for his silver-screen debut, the Astonishing Ant-Man is making the leap to prose fiction! Prepare for Marvel’s smallest hero in his biggest story yet as he breaks new […] "Like" us @ Facebook.com/GeekMundo Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet Twitter.com/SeattleSlim and Twitter.com/JonnyQBall79 Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • Gael Garcia Bernal Rocks in New ROSEWATER Clips

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    6 Nov 2014 | 2:29 pm
    More geek news at GeekMundo Gael Garcia Bernal positively shines in these two new clips from the Jon Stewart-directed drama Rosewater. Two brand new clips for Rosewater, the biographical film depicting Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari‘s involvement in the Iranian Revolution of 2009, have dropped, and Gael Garcia Bernal is in rare form.  In one clip, titled “72 Virgins”, we see […] "Like" us @ Facebook.com/GeekMundo Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet Twitter.com/SeattleSlim and Twitter.com/JonnyQBall79 Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies – Arrows Fly in New Trailer!

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    6 Nov 2014 | 12:01 pm
    More geek news at GeekMundo The elves came squads deep, among others, in this epic new trailer for The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies.  See for yourself! The second domestic trailer for The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies just dropped, and it’s obviously just as amazing as all the others.  In fact, I’d say it’s even better.  The […] "Like" us @ Facebook.com/GeekMundo Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet Twitter.com/SeattleSlim and Twitter.com/JonnyQBall79 Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • ANGELA: ASGARD’S ASSASSIN #1 – First Look

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    6 Nov 2014 | 10:19 am
    More geek news at GeekMundo Thor’s hateful sister gets her shot in Marvel’s Angela: Asgard’s Assassin #1 out this December via Marvel.  Read on for a preview!   She’s deadly. She’s dangerous. And she’s getting her own solo series this December! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your first look at ANGELA: ASGARD’S ASSASSIN #1, the explosive new ongoing series […] "Like" us @ Facebook.com/GeekMundo Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet Twitter.com/SeattleSlim and Twitter.com/JonnyQBall79 Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
 
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  • Shanghai Noon with Jackie Chan

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    16 Nov 2014 | 12:54 pm
    This is the tale of Roy and the Shanghai Kid from back in the 1880’s, in an East meets West style of film reminiscent of the Kung Fu TV Series – only much, much funnier! Ok, so Jackie Chan plays ‘The Shanghai Kid’, whose real name is Chon Wang (which sounds an awful lot like […]
  • Flying Swords of Dragon Gate with Jet Li

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    9 Nov 2014 | 2:14 pm
    Flyign Swords of Dragon Gate is a remake of the original 1966 classic Dragon Gate Inn starring Jet Li.  This particular take on the film expands and creates a larger, more visually stunning universe. The nation is being policed by the East and West Bureas whilst the Emperor’s eunuch’s seem have attained a lot of […]
  • Raging Phoenix with Yanin Jeeja

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    4 Nov 2014 | 2:17 pm
    This serving of Thailand action has a cool style to it and once again shows off the awesome skills of Yanin Jeeja, the female martial arts actor from Chocolate! Jeeja played Deu, a young girl in Thailand with some attitude.  She’s in a metal band and during one of their perfomances finds her boyfriend with […]
  • Rush Hour with Jackie Chan

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    26 Oct 2014 | 2:51 pm
    Rush Hour is one of the movies which helped solidify Jackie Chan’s fame in the US and English speaking countries by introducing a Hong Kong action hero into an American environment, playing on the the contrast between both main characters – Lee played by Jackie Chan and Carter, played by Chris Tucker. It all starts […]
  • Versus

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    22 Oct 2014 | 2:27 pm
    Versus is one pretty unique concept for a martial arts film.  Basically it’s like a supernatural Zombie vs Yakuza style action flick that takes place in the woods. So yeah,  it’s a little different. So the introduction lets us know that are 666 portals (nice coincidental number) on earth that connect this world to the […]
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  • Christmas Movies and Shows on TV: 2014 Schedule

    Den Of Geek
    22 Nov 2014 | 10:00 am
    News Den Of Geek 11/22/2014 at 8:00AM We have a massive list of nearly every Christmas (and Thanksgiving) movie and TV episode during the 2014 holiday season... The number of classic Christmas movies and TV specials that will air during the 2014 holiday season is staggering. We've compiled a big list of nearly every holiday story on film, including Thanksgiving specials and TV episodes.  Using Christmas TV Schedule and HolidayPages4U, we strung together enough holiday films to have you sick of the Christmas season well before December 25! So, enjoy the best Christmas movies this season to…
  • Explaining the Interstellar Ending

    David Crow
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:30 pm
    Feature David Crow 11/21/2014 at 7:30PM What does the Interstellar ending mean? All of the Interstellar spoilers you ever wanted can be found here... Interstellar is now in theatrical release around the world, and with that comes the inevitable fallout of all Christopher Nolan films. What did it mean? How visually stunning was it? Did that ending make sense? For my money, Interstellar is a beautiful experience that operates on the grandeur of David Lean, with the sentimentality of early Steven Spielberg, and in the same ambitious, high-concept headspace of Stanley Kubrick. Yet, it still…
  • Jean-Marc Vallee helming Janis Joplin Biopic with Amy Adams

    David Crow
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:00 pm
    News David Crow 11/21/2014 at 5:00PM The director of Dallas Buyers Club has been tapped to helm a musical biopic about Janis Joplin starring Amy Adams. We can assure you that there is nothing cheap about this thrill, because it appears the long talked about Janis Joplin biopic starring Amy Adams is gaining traction. Jean-Marc Vallée, who just directed Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto to Oscars in last year’s Dallas Buyers Club, has been tapped to now helm the untitled biography movie about one the pioneering women of rock and roll music. This certainly adds to Vallée’s growing biopic…
  • Extraterrestrial Review

    David Crow
    21 Nov 2014 | 6:17 pm
    Review David Crow 11/21/2014 at 4:17PM The new alien slasher Extraterrestrial has some clever visuals to occasionally distract from its mediocrity.Those pesky kids and their cabins in the woods. If it is not a chainsaw-wielding murderer or demon from the fruit cellar, then it’s a gun-toting nut down the lake or little green men from another world. In Extraterrestrial, it’s both. Sadly, this tired joke is all that this indie alien horror has to go on beyond some admittedly impressive visual wizardry when it comes to a new kind of E.T. and his decidedly less friendly glowing finger. To be…
  • Hans Zimmer Talks About Scoring Interstellar, and Why Batman Needs a New Theme

    Don Kaye
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:59 pm
    Interview Don Kaye 11/21/2014 at 3:59PM The Oscar-winning composer talks traveling the cosmos with Christopher Nolan for Interstellar. Hans Zimmer has composed the scores for more than 100 films, winning an Academy Award in 1994 for The Lion King, but in the past decade he's collaborated five times with director Christopher Nolan -- on all three Dark Knight films (the first two with James Newton Howard), Inception and now Interstellar, the filmmaker's sci-fi epic that takes viewers on a journey across the far reaches of time and space. Moving away from the urgent, action-driven scores for…
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  • Top 10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage Should Be Legal

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    13 Nov 2014 | 5:14 am
    The post Top 10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage Should Be Legal appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. The growing need for LGBT rights has become much more apparent, what with increased awareness and the exposition of vicious hate crimes against this particular demographic. More and more people, even those who are not part of the LGBT community, recognize that these crimes violate basic human rights and have begun to take a stand […] The post Top 10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage Should Be Legal appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com.
  • 10 Reasons Concealed Carry Handguns Should Be Legal

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    6 Nov 2014 | 2:12 pm
    The post 10 Reasons Concealed Carry Handguns Should Be Legal appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. Top 10 Arguments in favor of the legality of concealed handguns. The term “concealed carry” refers to the act of keeping a weapon with you in public in a concealed manner. This usually applies to small arms like handguns and the like, and has been the topic of heated debate in the United States. This list […] The post 10 Reasons Concealed Carry Handguns Should Be Legal appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com.
  • Top 10 Reasons Churches Should Not Be Tax Exempt

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    21 Oct 2014 | 5:01 am
    The post Top 10 Reasons Churches Should Not Be Tax Exempt appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. Top 10 Reasons Churches Should Not Be Tax Exempt   The purpose of government is to provide law and order in society. They recognize that people have different beliefs, and should operate in order to protect the citizens from unnecessary conflicts that may arise from these beliefs. Another way you to consider their role would […] The post Top 10 Reasons Churches Should Not Be Tax Exempt appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com.
  • Top 10 Arguments in Support of Abortion

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    16 Oct 2014 | 4:56 am
    The post Top 10 Arguments in Support of Abortion appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. Top 10 Arguments in Support of Abortion Abortion is one of the hottest topics debated in the world today. By definition, an abortion is the conclusion of a pregnancy through the removal of the fetus from the womb, which directly results in its death. There are many reasons why this can happen, ranging from spontaneous occurrences (miscarriages) […] The post Top 10 Arguments in Support of Abortion appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com.
  • Top 10 Reasons Euthanasia Should Be Legal Everywhere

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    14 Oct 2014 | 11:03 am
    The post Top 10 Reasons Euthanasia Should Be Legal Everywhere appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. Top 10 Reasons Euthanasia Should Be Legal Everywhere   “Dying is not a crime” – Jack Kevorkian Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com   Euthanasia, from the Greek word meaning “good death”, is the practice of assisted suicide with the intention of relieving pain and suffering. Euthanasia is also known as mercy killing or physician assisted suicide. […] The post Top 10 Reasons Euthanasia Should Be Legal Everywhere appeared first on Top 10 Lists |…
 
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  • Cult Cinema: Perfect Blue

    Christopher George
    21 Nov 2014 | 11:59 am
    Michelle and Andrew team up for an all encompassing review of Perfect Blue.Perfect Blue is one of the most enthralling and underrated anime films of all time. For whatever reason, it has stayed under the radar of many film aficionados and maintained somewhat of a cult status. The late Satoshi Kon was not unknown in the western anime world, having directed critically acclaimed masterpieces such as Millennium Actress, Tokyo Godfathers and Paprika. He was known for his incredible editing techniques and atypical approach to storytelling. Perfect Blue was his directorial debut- although he had his…
  • Cinematic Releases: The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 1

    Christopher George
    20 Nov 2014 | 10:28 pm
    The awaited The Hunger Games sequel, Mockingjay Part 1 was released tonight. Here's our review."This is for the leaked photos, pal."Katniss Everdeen is back in the third cinematic installment of The Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay Part 1. A favorite doomsday heroine in Young Adult lit, Katniss is once again brought to life by Jennifer Lawrence, vibrantly and authentically, on the big screen. As a fan of the book series first and foremost, I watch the films with a critical eye toward adaptation. The Hunger Games impressed me, and Catching Fire even more so. I was anxious to see if Mockingjay…
  • News: First Look at Disney's Cinderella

    Christopher George
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:49 am
    Disney just sent us the first poster image and trailer for the upcoming Cinderella feature. Check them both out here.
  • Brainstorming Douglas Trumbull: The Short Lived Film Directing Career of A Visual Master

    Christopher George
    19 Nov 2014 | 11:31 am
    Douglas Trumbull is bringing Showscan back with a new name and slight modifications, Magi. Here is a brief history of his short lived career as a director. On the set of Blade RunnerNominated for five Academy Awards over the course of his career, Douglas Trumbull is what the film industry often refers to as a special effects wizard.  The son of visual effects maestro Donald Trumbull, best known for the photographic effects of 1939’s timeless The Wizard of Oz, Douglas Trumbull began work in animation and graphic arts for a short film called To the Moon and Beyond.  With it,…
  • Video: I AM GROOT In Multiple Languages

    Christopher George
    18 Nov 2014 | 12:21 pm
    Guardians of the Galaxy gets an early streaming release today. In celebration, check out this new video of Groot's famous catch phrase in multiple languages!Thanks to our friends at Disney for forwarding this on to us!!
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  • Film Review: Interstellar

    Jordan Dean
    15 Nov 2014 | 1:23 pm
    Director: Christopher Nolan Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Mackenzie Foy, Wes Bentley, Topher Grace, Casey Affleck, John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn, Bill Irwin, Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain. Plot: Planet Earth is dying and resources are quickly running out. NASA calls upon ex-astronaut Cooper (McConaughey) to pilot a ship through a wormhole in space to search for a new home for the human race. Review: Christopher Nolan has been arguably the most influential and original director in Hollywood over the last decade. He has continuously produced smart, thought…
  • Clean Cut: A Profile of Barbers in India

    Navz Sangwan
    8 Nov 2014 | 9:07 am
    In India, as tradition dictates, the barbering profession is inherited and passed down from generation to generation. Historically, and in addition to cutting hair, barbers have played other important social roles. For example, some of the earliest surgeons were barbers because of their expertise with handling razors. In ancient India, barbers were traditionally used as messengers, mediators and confidants, concerning themselves with the resolution of social matters. Even today, when arranging a marriage, barbers are the preferred mediators. The barber’s influence on Indian culture is…
  • Festival review: Simple Things 2014

    Alex Durham
    31 Oct 2014 | 7:13 am
    On paper On paper – or webpage – this year’s Simple Things festival in Bristol promised performances from an innovative cross-section of artists including Caribou, Mogwai, Death from Above 1979, Black Lips, Liars and How to Dress Well, dotted throughout the city centre in a creative selection of venues.   Our verdict With the festival spanning 15 stages, the main concern for any enthused muso attending would be the inevitability of being torn between giants like Mogwai, and up-and-comers such as dreamy, laptop pop act Oliver Wilde. With its fourth running year, and our…
  • Calling a Cambulance: the Desert’s Answer to Emergency Services

    Alex Durham
    26 Oct 2014 | 12:23 pm
    In developed countries, an ambulance can reach the scene of a medical emergency in a matter of minutes, with first world innovations and infrastructure saving millions of lives. But what about the isolated regions of the third world, particularly vast, arid deserts? With churning sandstorms, the defiance of seasonal drought, no road access and abject poverty, ploughing a large van armed with life support equipment to someone in need is rarely an option; medical care often cannot be delivered on time, and many people die as a result. Some of the world’s deficiently developed nations…
  • An Interview with Happa

    Navz Sangwan
    23 Oct 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Leeds based Samir Alikhanizadeh, aka Happa, has been making waves in the UK underground scene with his bass heavy, industrial techno music. And aside from all the enthusiastic conversations he’s happened to stir throughout the music community (Four Tet, Mary Anne Hobbs and James Blake are endorsing him!), people are talking about his age. He’s only 16, but don’t let it distract you from his music! It’s quite a forceful and ominous presence, with the stomach punching bass lines that help to create a violent and gritty resonance. Then comes the calm after the storm:…
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  • MOVIE REVIEW: Late Phases

    Bub Smith
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:27 pm
    Werewolf movies are always a gamble and I’m not sure why. Being a fan of the horror genre most likely means you’ve learned to love movies for being less than perfect. Fans of the genre (myself included) have learned to not just forgive, but fully embrace films for cheesy special effects, sub-par acting and storylines that make no sense. Sadly, it seems that the werewolf sub-genre not only features these character traits, but brings them to a whole new level of awfulness.  For every Dog Soliders there is at least a couple dozen 5$ bin throw away titles. Director Adrian Garcia…
  • Interview: Allen Bellman – Golden Age Comic Artist

    P.N. Guin
    21 Nov 2014 | 7:16 pm
    Golden Age artist Allen Bellman – best known for his original work on Captain America, along with The Human Torch, Sub Mariner Comics, Jet Dixon of the Space Squadron, The Destroyer, All Winners Comics, Marvel Mystery, and the original Let’s Play Detective – was one of the biggest stars at the Grand Rapids Comic Con starting tonight (Friday, Nov. 21). Bellman will be back again on Saturday to sign autographs, meet with guests and even do original Captain America artwork for fans! I was lucky enough to talk to Mr. Bellman for a few minutes at the start of the Grand Rapids Comic Con,…
  • Grand Rapids Comic Con off to Great Start

    P.N. Guin
    21 Nov 2014 | 6:47 pm
    The Grand Rapids Comic Con opened tonight (Friday, Nov. 21) with lots of fun, some awesome cosplay, and appearances from lots of great actors, actresses, artists and more! Taking place all weekend at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids, MI, the GR Comic Con is host to Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura, Star Trek: The Original Series), Golden Age artist Allen Bellman, Mighty Morphing Power Ranger David Yost, vehicles like the original and latest Batmobiles, Speed Racer’s Mach 5, and so much more! The opening night featured a few panels, including an exclusive anime screening, along with appearances by a…
  • Trailer: Marco Polo

    Duff
    21 Nov 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Duff here… Netflix continues to their push of creating a strong alternative to Dish, and Cable with Marco Polo. So far Netflix hasn’t stumbled too badly with their original programing; House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, the new Arrest Development, etc have all been strong outings. The kiddie cartoon Turbo is terrible, but I can’t think of anything else. I love their british imports masked as Netflix Orginals: Peaky Blinders, The Fall, etc…great stuff. Personally, I think Marco Polo will be their biggest test to date. No big star, historical period piece, big…
  • Interview: Andrew Shaffer , author of How to Surive a Sharknado & Other Unnatural Disasters

    P.N. Guin
    19 Nov 2014 | 1:06 pm
    P.N. Guin reporting (but not for duty)… I was recently able to interview author, satirist, and all around cool guy Andrew Shaffer, author of Fifty Shames of Earl Grey, Great Philosophers Who Failed At Love, countless short stories, and his latest book, How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Unnatural Disasters. I have to say, the man is as witty in person (or rather, through email) as he is in his books. For your reading pleasure, and to pass the time while you shovel the snow out of your driveway before going in with what is likely a bleak a miserable life, here are a few questions and…
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  • Latest Kannada movie release

    Saura Sen Gupta
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:38 pm
    Today the Kannada film industry sees more than 100 movies are made each year. Kannada films are discharged in an aggregate of 950 single screen theater in Karnataka and a hand sized scoop of the motion pictures, are likewise discharged from the United States, Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom and different nations. It was additionally 1970-1980 is referred to as the Golden Age of Kannada movies. This period saw the conception of interchange cinema or parallel cinema. Kannada cinema initiated the parallel cinema development in India alongside Hindi, Bengali and Malayalam cinemas. The…
  • Happy Ending Movie Review, Ratings and Starcast

    Saura Sen Gupta
    21 Nov 2014 | 12:47 am
    Not at all a disappointing movie release this week. ‘Happy Ending’ with its quirky comedy presence is a  better romantic comedy as compared with other recent  releases  are out in the theater  for you to have a good time. It’s strong in lyrics and presentation  conveys an assessment that Happy Ending could be an alternate film than normal “Masala” Bollywood potboilers, yet does Happy Ending truly end up being a “Hatke” film… it is for us to see ? Happy Ending Movie: Details Movie: Happy Ending Release Date: 21-11-14 Starcast: Saif Ali Khan, Kareena…
  • How to prepare for the Accenture Job Interview

    Saura Sen Gupta
    20 Nov 2014 | 8:13 pm
    Accenture Positioned as the Leader in the Garner Magic Quadrant for enterprise Application Service provider in China, Stevens Institute of Technology and Accenture collaborate to Help close talent gap in the financial service analysis in New York City, Accenture announces its collaboration with Amazon in Las Vegas, are only a few developments that have hit the headlines in recent times. A diverse MNC like Accenture is where you always wanted to do a job, don’t you. To make it happen ,it’s really a tough task to actually pass the Accenture Job interview with flying colors. Here are some of…
  • SBI Clerk Result 2014 Declared: Download PDF Now

    Sanjib Saha
    19 Nov 2014 | 8:45 pm
    SBI Clerk 2014 result have been declared today. Candidates who have appeared for the SBI Clerk exam can now check their result by visiting the official SBI website and downloading the list of selected candidates roll no. in the form of PDF. Candidates were anxiously waiting for their result and finally they have declared it. SBI Clerk Result 2014: Details Name of the exam: SBI Clerk 2014 Result: Declared Date of Declaration: 20th November 2014 Download Result: Official Website Link- Click here How to Check SBI Clerk 2014 Exam Result SBI Clerk 2014 exam result can be downloaded from the…
  • Scientist posts under Wildlife Institute Of India assures candidates

    Iyer
    19 Nov 2014 | 7:43 pm
    The Wildlife Institute of India is inviting bright candidates for the post of Scientist C and D. The First one carries 2 vacancies out of which one is reserved for OBC candidate and another is for unreserved castes.  The second one bears 1 vacancy which is open to any candidate. For the both the categories, the candidates have to have Master Degree in Wildlife Science/Life Science/Computer Science/Veterinary Science. For the post of Scientist C, the candidates must have three years experience and  seven years experience in that particular field for the second categories.   Even the…
 
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  • Amazing Google Facts

    WiseFreaks
    16 Nov 2014 | 9:13 am
    The post Amazing Google Facts appeared first on WiseFreaks. Two Ph.D. students at Stanford University Larry Page, 23 and Sergey Brin, 24 got the idea to create a new search engine. Google’s founders tried to sell it to Excite for under $1 Million in 1999. Excite turned them down. Google is now worth $371 Billion.     Google Homepage is available in 88 languages making it truly an international company. One of the language is Klingon (from Star Trek). If in future aliens attack the world and need Google to navigate thorough the situation.
  • How To Start A Blog

    WiseFreaks
    12 Nov 2014 | 10:08 am
    The post How To Start A Blog appeared first on WiseFreaks. Want to have your own blog and you are stuck how to start. # Take your time before you launch your weblog otherwise you will not be getting positive feedback from readers and they may not comeback again to your blog. # Have at least 5-10 quality articles ready before you make it available worldwide. Publish 6-10 articles per week to grow readers. # Have patience it will take time, work around if readers are not growing, there must be something wrong you are doing. Find out and overcome it. If you want our help in building your weblog…
  • Movies to watch with your date

    Tinni Debnath
    12 Oct 2014 | 6:19 am
    The post Movies to watch with your date appeared first on WiseFreaks. So you have a totally hot date coming over and you have decided make it a movie date. You stand before the DVD section and wonder, what should the pair of you watch so you don’t come across as a parent, overly attached partner, immature git. Do not fear. This article will help to make you come across as the charming, romantic person you are. Given below is the list of movies to watch with your date that will make your movie date as smooth as possible. So pick one, grab your sweeties, and get ready for a blast ! 1. The…
  • Stillness

    Roly Sahai
    9 Oct 2014 | 8:50 am
    The post Stillness appeared first on WiseFreaks. Christine was sitting by the pond at Plumstead in London. She was seeing something…not the pond, not the sky, not the flying birds. She was seeing the blankness. Christine’s father passed away when she was 12. Her mother raised her and gave the best of education she could with the meager salary. Christine was a diligent student and grew up to be a good professional. After she started working, she asked her mother to leave her job and take rest. Her mother was proud to have a daughter like her. Things were moving on. One day, Christine’s…
  • Inspiring Disney Movies

    Tinni Debnath
    8 Oct 2014 | 9:50 am
    The post Inspiring Disney Movies appeared first on WiseFreaks. Wild, lonely woods. Snow covered mountains. White, spacious castles. And then comes the princess, her dress made of silk, her hair as shiny as the stars…only Disney can make it possible. The master of animation movies creates magic not only for the little bundles of joy, but for everyone in the world. From Snow White to Frozen, each creation of Disney’s is a masterpiece, a mind blowing world of magic, of fairy tale, of love, life, and victories. They not only entertain us, but also show us things that we often don’t pay…
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  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 REVIEW

    Lily Davis
    21 Nov 2014 | 9:11 pm
    Katniss Everdeen blazed into the hearts of readers and viewers in the overwhelmingly popular Hunger Games series. Fans of the character will be rewarded in the latest instalment, Mockingjay – Part 1, as Jennifer Lawrence carries the heart of the film in her exceptional performance. However, fans of the narrative will be greatly disappointed. The film commences with Katniss waking up in District 13, the lost region of Panem, which was supposedly destroyed by the Capitol. What she finds instead is the home of a fierce rebellion, lead by President Coin (Julianne Moore). Katniss also…
  • Channing Tatum to Make Directorial Debut with YA Adaption

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    21 Nov 2014 | 8:21 pm
    Channing Tatum is to make his directorial debut with an adaptation of Matthew Quick’s YA novel Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock for The Weinstein Co. According to THR, Tatum is to co-direct and produce the film with Reid Carolin, Tatum’s long-time producing partner and Magic Mike screenwriter. Quick’s novel tells of a troubled high school student who decides to murder his best friend before killing himself. Tatum may play the teacher who realises the potential danger and intervenes. Quick also penned the novel Silver Linings Playbook, which brought The Weinsten Co. big success,…
  • Steve McQueen to Direct Film Based on British Series Widows

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    21 Nov 2014 | 7:22 pm
    Steve McQueen, the director of the Best Picture-winning 12 Years a Slave, will next be at the helm of a heist thriller. Variety is reporting that McQueen is to direct, write and produce a thriller based on the British television series Widows. The series told the story of four widows who come together to finish a heist that killed their thief-husbands. The film will see McQueen reunite with New Regency, who are undoubtedly happy to reteam with the director that earned them such success with 12 Years a Slave. “After the tremendous success and the amazing journey we experienced together…
  • Director Mike Nichols Dies at 83

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    21 Nov 2014 | 6:48 pm
    Mike Nichols, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker behind such classics as Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Graduate, Catch-22, and The Birdcage, has passed away at age 83. ABC News (U.S. network) President James Goldston made the announcement. A network spokeswoman revealed that the cause of death was cardiac arrest. Nichols was married to Diane Sawyer, a former anchorwoman of ABC’s World News Tonight, and leaves behind three children and four grandchildren. “In a triumphant career that spanned over six decades, Mike created some of the most iconic works of American…
  • Jason Reitman’s Best Films

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    21 Nov 2014 | 6:40 am
    Basic Facts Name: Jason Reitman DOB: 19 October 1977 (age 36), in Montreal, Quebec, Canada Years active: 1989 – present Early Career Jason Reitman had somewhat of a legacy to live up to, as his father, Ivan Reitman, is the director of many successful films, and his mother an actress. Ivan directed many comedy films, like Ghostbusters and Kindergarten Cop, and so Reitman obviously felt a pressure to be accepted in the industry as he grew up. His stunning resume of films proves that Reitman certainly has lived up to that legacy, and then some. As a child, he lived in Los Angeles, and during…
 
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  • Night Nurse: The Nick Fury of the Defenders

    MurdockManila
    18 Nov 2014 | 7:25 am
    One of the biggest questions with the Daredevil Netflix show was who in the hell was Rosario Dawson playing. She was one of the biggest names to be included in the cast and yet she was the only cast member that didn't really have an attached role announced. So naturally, us geeks did what we do best. Speculate. "She's playing Elektra!" everyone thought. "Typhoid Mary! Maya Lopez!" others said. A lot even said that she could even play Jessica Jones herself, which I thought was a great idea by the way. Who better to play Jessica Jones than a very well known actress that had the chops and star…
  • Podcast - It's All Connected - AOS - The Writing on the Wall

    Chris Nelson
    13 Nov 2014 | 6:31 am
    The guys return from hiatus with a discussion of the latest Marvel Agents of SHIELD episode, The Writing on the Wall. Join us for in depth episode discussion and a few big Marvel Easter Eggs that you may have missed on your first viewing! Help the show out by becoming a patron
  • Who The @!&# Is Jessica Jones?

    MurdockManila
    9 Nov 2014 | 12:31 pm
    . . . . is probably a knee-jerk reaction from general audiences when they hear she's getting a Netflix series alongside her more popular co-Defenders Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Daredevil. She is one of the newer few successes Marvel comics has had with a new character. Her first appearance in a comic book was in Alias which was then followed by The Pulse. Beyond her critically acclaimed solo titles, her role has slowly decreased from a lead heroine into more of a supporting character. Her book has also the distinction of being the first Marvel comic to actually include the word FUCK thanks to…
  • The Powers and Presence of Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch and the Vision in the MCU

    MurdockManila
    7 Nov 2014 | 2:48 pm
    Come May 2015 (Or April depending where you're at) the Avengers roster will officially be expanding for the first time. Hailing from the Silver Age of Comics, the Maximoff twins and Vision have been chosen by Lord Joss Whedon to be inaugurated into the team and Whedon could not have picked a better lineup. This is classic Avengers at its finest. POWERS Now these guys being in the MCU may not seem that much of a big deal to some but to an over-analyzing geek like me, it's a really big deal. This is one of the first depictions of a super-powered Earthling in the MCU (that doesn't necessarily…
  • Black Panther, what do we know?

    Chris Nelson
    6 Nov 2014 | 4:44 pm
    T'Challa is coming, and if you happened to watch a video of the Marvel Event, you could feel the crowds excitement in response to the announcement. Comics fans are more than aware of who Black Panther (aka T'Challa) is and many believed leading up to this announcement that it was only a matter of time before Marvel adapted the property into a film. There are still very few details released and seeing as it's not slated until 2017 I'm sure it'll be some time before we start to get any concrete information. With that said, there are enough details available to start piecing together a look into…
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  • Snow-Covered Buffalo Faces New Risk: Flooding

    Zara Rubin
    22 Nov 2014 | 7:27 am
    featured image from msnbc The snow is almost over, but the cities and towns near Buffalo, New York, have something else to worry about – sagging roofs and the threat of flooding when it all finally melts. The death toll from this week’s “super storm” climbed to 12 on Friday morning, as authorities in Erie […]
  • Is Ferguson Moving Forward or Backward?

    hannah sourbeer
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:00 am
    Months after the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri citizens are still eagerly awaiting grand jury results. On August 9th, 2014 Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, following an altercation in the downtown area of Ferguson, fatally shot down Michael Brown, aged 18 years. While many differing accounts of the shooting exist, several witnesses have cited Michael Browns […]
  • Synapse Films Releases Prom Night On Blu Ray

    Debra Heather
    21 Nov 2014 | 5:00 am
    Oh, how I miss the 80’s. Prom Night came out just around the beginning of the whole slasher craze, including flicks like (Halloween, Friday The 13th, Black Christmas and so many more…) Which unfortunately could be the main reason why it never received the respect it deserved. After all; it has everything that makes up […]
  • Philae Probe Can Shed Light On Origins Of Our Solar System

    Kellan DeSilva
    20 Nov 2014 | 6:39 am
    Human kind has made some monumental strides in terms of space exploration in the last fifty years. On November 12th, 2014, another massive stride was taken, when the Philae lander, part of the European Rosetta spacecraft mission, finally touched down on comet 67P. This was a monumental achievement for a number of reasons, not the […]
  • Horns: Should Daniel Radcliffe Stick To Wizardry?

    Alyssa Milani
    20 Nov 2014 | 5:48 am
    Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe stars in the film Horns, based on the book by Joe Hill. Iggy, (Radcliffe), is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Merrin, (played by Juno Temple). Everyone in town who has known Iggy and Merrin their whole lives believes that even though he loved her with all his heart, he […]
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