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  • Rings May Not Be a Ring Sequel but a Reboot

    Best-Horror-Movies.com | Horror Updates
    23 Jan 2015 | 10:05 am
    Talk about strange news. Most of you who have had your eyes on the genre scene know that another film in the Ring franchise is in the works with prospect F. Javier Gutirrez at the helm. Rings as it will be known (and as was titled the short that was included The Ring Twos release) was initially believed to be a sequel or a tiein of sorts to the American Ring films.
  • Look Out World: Spider-Man May Just Be Joining The Avengers After All

    8CN | Film & TV News
    Mr. Quinn Gammon
    14 Jan 2015 | 4:37 pm
    While some of you may be downright sick of hearing about Spider-Man, this next bit of news might just change your tune. Everyone’s favorite neighborhood web-slinger might be wall-crawling his way straight into the Avengers universe.
  • Sundance 2015: “Nasty Baby,” “Slow West,” “Strangerland,” “Ten Thousand Saints”

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    Brian Tallerico
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:10 pm
    Star power can be a dangerous thing at film festivals like Sundance. Seeing names like Nicole Kidman, Michael Fassbender, Ethan Hawke, and Kristen Wiig in the plot description naturally catches the eye simply because they craft an expectation that films without recognizable cast members do not. “A Western with Michael Fassbender”; “A Coming-of-Age Story with Ethan Hawke”—these are descriptors to which people can relate to more easily than films that aren’t so easily defined. However, predictability doesn’t mean quality. And while some of the star-powered films of this year’s…
  • How ‘American Sniper’ and ‘Boy Next Door’ Change Box Office Game

    TheWrap
    Todd Cunningham
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:26 pm
    “American Sniper” and the sexy Jennifer Lopez thriller “The Boy Next Door,” the top two movies at the box office this weekend, could be giving Hollywood a glimpse at its future. The Iraq War saga has turned January, a month that for years has been a box office dead zone, into a hot spot. It’s blitzed the domestic box office for $200 million in 10 days, obliterating records for R-rated movies, holiday weekends and the month in the process. See photos: SAG Awards 2015: Red Carpet Arrivals (Photos) With its $107 million holiday weekend debut and massive $64 million…
  • ArtsBeat: Snowed In? Here’s What to Watch; Read; or Listen To.

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    By THE NEW YORK TIMES
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:59 am
    Streaming TV, movies, music and books to help you through a winter storm.
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  • Sundance 2015: “Nasty Baby,” “Slow West,” “Strangerland,” “Ten Thousand Saints”

    Brian Tallerico
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:10 pm
    Star power can be a dangerous thing at film festivals like Sundance. Seeing names like Nicole Kidman, Michael Fassbender, Ethan Hawke, and Kristen Wiig in the plot description naturally catches the eye simply because they craft an expectation that films without recognizable cast members do not. “A Western with Michael Fassbender”; “A Coming-of-Age Story with Ethan Hawke”—these are descriptors to which people can relate to more easily than films that aren’t so easily defined. However, predictability doesn’t mean quality. And while some of the star-powered films of this year’s…
  • FX’s “The Americans” Stakes Claim For Title of Best Current Drama

    Brian Tallerico
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:15 am
    The first season of “The Americans” was an entertaining, well-made spy drama. It was fun, particularly thanks to a fearless performance by Keri Russell. Season one was set-up for the far denser and superior second season, in which all of the stakes felt higher and the entire production seemed more refined. The show went from spy movie to John Le Carre. Now, in the first four episodes of the third season, references to other spy fiction don’t seem to do this show justice any more. It is distinctly its own fascinating thing. And with the addition of great supporting performers like Frank…
  • Thumbnails 1/26/15

    Matt Fagerholm
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:13 am
    1."Why 'Selma' Is More Than Fair to L.B.J.": The New Yorker's Amy Davidson makes an excellent argument deflating the controversy swirling around Ava DuVernay's historical drama.“Critics of ‘Selma’ have been offended by the idea that Johnson wanted King, and a voting-rights bill, to wait in line behind the President’s other legislative priorities. But that’s exactly what the historical record shows, including the January 15th transcript. In it, Johnson tells King that he wants his ‘people’ to lobby ‘those committee members that come from urban areas that are friendly to…
  • Sundance 2015: “Dope”

    Brian Tallerico
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:04 am
    Rick Famuyiwa’s “Dope” offered a relatively laid back Sundance 2015 a jolt of cinematic energy with one of the most vibrant comedies the fest has seen in the last few years. The director of “The Wood” and “Brown Sugar” returns with a hysterical comedy and social commentary in this high-paced hybrid that’s reportedly being circled for distribution by several major companies. It’s an incredibly smart hybrid film that captures the modern life of an American teen in Inglewood, California in a way that we’ve never seen before. It is about geek culture, black culture, school…
  • Sundance 2015: “Girlhood,” “Christmas, Again,” “Beaver Trilogy, Part IV,” “Most Likely to Succeed”

    Brian Tallerico
    25 Jan 2015 | 11:02 pm
    Festivals like Sundance often force writers to entirely give up on looking for themes with which to tie together films and just admit—“Here are four movies I’ve seen that I want to write about.” In fact, the four films in my first Sundance dispatch of 2015 have almost nothing in common, even emerging from four distinctly different parts of the world and styles of film. If they represent anything as a whole, it’s the diversity of a fest like Sundance, which can deliver high-powered works from varied genres and countries of origin…and varied quality. The best of this quartet is…
 
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    TheWrap

  • How ‘American Sniper’ and ‘Boy Next Door’ Change Box Office Game

    Todd Cunningham
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:26 pm
    “American Sniper” and the sexy Jennifer Lopez thriller “The Boy Next Door,” the top two movies at the box office this weekend, could be giving Hollywood a glimpse at its future. The Iraq War saga has turned January, a month that for years has been a box office dead zone, into a hot spot. It’s blitzed the domestic box office for $200 million in 10 days, obliterating records for R-rated movies, holiday weekends and the month in the process. See photos: SAG Awards 2015: Red Carpet Arrivals (Photos) With its $107 million holiday weekend debut and massive $64 million…
  • Emile Hirsch Under Investigation for Allegedly Assaulting Female Paramount Executive at Sundance

    Greg Gilman
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:35 am
    Emile Hirsch went to the Sundance Film Festival for his latest film, “Ten Thousand Saints,” but may be leaving with an assault charge. “Currently this is an active case that we’re still investigating,” Park City Police Department spokesman Phil Kirk told TheWrap. “We’ll be submitting the case to the Summit County Attorney’s Office for screening as soon as we complete the investigation.” Page Six reports that an anonymous female Paramount Pictures executive called Park City police to Tao nightclub at around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday after telling security that Hirsch, 29,…
  • ‘X-Men’ Series in the Works at Fox

    Tim Kenneally
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:20 am
    Fox is looking to double down on its superhero programming. The network, which scored a hit with its Batman origin series “Gotham,” is in early talks to bring the X-Men to the small screen, an individual with knowledge of the talks confirmed to TheWrap on Monday. See photos: 19 Best and Worst Superheroes to Hit TV: What’s Flown? What’s Blown? The series would be inspired by the Marvel comic book about a group of super-powered mutants, which has also spawned a hit movie franchise. Fox Television Group chairman and CEO Gary Newman told TVInsider that he’s “cautiously…
  • Bill Cosby Accused of Drugging, Raping Former Hollywood Executive Cindra Ladd

    Travis Reilly
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:12 am
    Philanthropist and former entertainment executive Cindra Ladd wrote an op-ed on Monday accusing Bill Cosby of drugging and raping her back in 1969. The embattled comedian has now been accused of rape, sexual assault or drugging by approximately 30 women, with many of them only coming forward in recent months. “It was obvious to me that he had had sex with me,” she wrote in a Huffington Post blog. “I was horrified, embarrassed and ashamed. There was a mirror above the bed, which shocked me further.” See photos: Bill Cosby’s NBC Sitcom Is Dead: 10 Other TV Dads Who…
  • Adam Sher Named Leftfield Entertainment’s First Ever CCO

    Alicia Banks
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:00 am
    Leftfield Entertainment has named Adam Sher Chief Creative Officer, a first ever position for the production company. Sher previously served as CEO of Ryan Seacrest Productions until 2013. While there, he acted as an executive producer on scripted and unscripted series including Bravo’s “Shahs of Sunset” and ABC’s “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution,” which earned Sher an Emmy award. In his new position, Sher will work from the Los Angeles offices and work across the Leftfield group which includes Sirens Media, Loud TV and Outpost Entertainment while…
 
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    On Location Vacations

  • Monday, Jan. 26 Filming Locations for Ray Donovan, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Turn, The Following, & more!

    Christine
    25 Jan 2015 | 5:40 pm
    Here’s a look at what’s filming on location for Monday, Jan. 26, 2015: 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 […]
  • The best behind-the-scenes photos from the SAG Awards Red Carpet

    Christine
    25 Jan 2015 | 5:24 pm
    #ModernFamily cast gather for a quick family photo. #SAGAwards pic.twitter.com/nsVBMAymOb — Yvonne Villarreal (@villarrealy) January 26, 2015 Awards season is continuing tonight as the stars have gathered at L.A.’s Shrine Auditorium for the Screen Actors Guild Awards. During tonight’s Red Carpet arrivals, the LA Times’ Yvonne Villarreal was Tweeting some of the best behind-the-scenes photos. […]
  • Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the UK ‘Game of Thrones’ Exhibit

    Christine
    25 Jan 2015 | 4:55 pm
    A new exhibit will bring the world of Westeros to life when Sky Atlantic’s Game of Thrones: The Exhibition opens at Sky Backstage at The O2 from Feb. 9-12 and Feb. 15-17. This is the ultimate GOT fan event with costumes, props, and weapons from the show on display. Fans will also be able to […]
  • Help @olv win a Shorty Award in 2015

    Christine
    23 Jan 2015 | 7:27 pm
    This week, nominations opened up for the Shorty Awards, which honor the best in social media, and lets the users choose who should be celebrated. Though @olv has been nominated in the past, I’ve never really campaigned for it because, well, OLV is a small site in a pretty small niche. But, over the past […]
  • ‘Fantastic Four’ reshoots underway in Louisiana

    Christine
    23 Jan 2015 | 9:51 am
    Earlier this week, reports started to surface that FOX’s Fantastic Four was about to undergo some serious reshoots, and now we can confirm the additional shoots are happening now. Thanks to one of our Louisiana tipsters we’ve learned Fantastic Four is filming reshoots at Baton Rouge’s Celtic Studios today and is expected to be there […]
 
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    Film School Rejects

  • Selma Director Ava DuVernay and Star David Oyelowo Re-Team for Hurricane Katrina Drama

    Christopher Campbell
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:14 pm
    Paramount Pictures We’re huge fans of Selma here at Film School Rejects, in case you didn’t catch that we named it Movie of the Year. We also named its director, Ava DuVernay, Filmmaker of the Year. And while we didn’t choose its Martin Luther King Jr.-portraying star, David Oyelowo, as Performer of the Year, I don’t think he was too far behind Scarlett Johansson. He’s definitely my pick for best actor of 2014, an honor he sadly isn’t even nominated for at the Academy Awards, and someone whose further career I’m excited to follow. Especially now that…
  • Sundance 2015: The Black Panthers is a Solid Primer on a Subject That Deserves Something Bigger

    Nonfics.com
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:11 am
    Sundance Film Festival From its founding in 1966 to its dissolution in 1982, the Black Panthers struck fear into the hearts of skittish white people all over America. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution moves through the entire history of the party, hitting all its major milestones and the notable figures involved. It’s very much the kind of doc destined to play on American Experience, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. However, it does mean that the film works as little more than a solid primer. The weakness here is the need to tackle the entire history of the…
  • Sundance 2015: The Royal Road is a Transfixing Autobiographical Film

    Nonfics.com
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:00 am
    Sundance Film Festival Like Los Angeles Plays Itself by way of Ross McElwee, Jenni Olson‘s The Royal Road surveys the landscape of Southern California as a way of exploring her past relationship troubles. That may sound like the sort of arty navel-gazing that many viewers are allergic to, but this is an utterly transfixing piece of work. The 16mm cinematography of Los Angeles and San Francisco is gorgeous and hypnotic, and it’s more than just pretty pictures. Olson’s narration works in concert with the architecture and geography, sometimes overtly, sometimes…
  • Emma Watson is Still Going to Play Belle in a Live-Action Beauty and the Beast

    Christopher Campbell
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:31 am
    Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. It’s a casting decision as old as time. Emma Watson signed on to play Belle in a live-action “Beauty and the Beast” movie back in 2011. That project was set up at Warner Bros. with Guillermo del Toro attached to direct. Now she’s officially signed on to play Belle in a different live-action “Beauty and the Beast” movie, according to The Wrap. This one is from Disney, part of their plan to remake every one of their animated features with actors in the flesh (and sometimes enhanced by CGI) and being helmed by Bill Condon…
  • Deep Web Trailer Wants You to Meet the Dread Pirate Roberts

    Scott Beggs
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:56 am
    Twentieth Century Fox The deep web is fascinating — the idea that there is something subterranean to a utility we all use for far too many hours a day is thrilling, and Alex Winter has traveled into the romantic drama of that world and emerged with a documentary. On the heels of looking at filesharing in Downloaded, Deep Web explores the online marketplace for drugs known as The Silk Road, as well as the man with the Princess Bride-evoking code name that the government believes was behind it. The trailer for the doc is sexy. Heavy music, bold statements, the questioning of reality…
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    Variety

  • ‘Supernatural’ Taps ‘Big Eyes’ Actress for Age-Defying Guest Role

    Laura Prudom
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:08 pm
    The CW’s “Supernatural” has cast “Big Eyes” actress Madeleine Arthur in a suitably surreal guest role, Variety has learned exclusively. Arthur will play the teenage version of a woman named Tina, who finds herself trapped in an very dangerous situation with a now 14-year-old Dean Winchester (guest star Dylan Everett) in the Feb. 3 episode... Read more »
  • Fox Networks Reshapes Ad Sales Strategy, Names Bruce Lefkowitz To Key Role

    Brian Steinberg
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Bruce Lefkowitz, a veteran of the battles to make big cable networks as desirable as broadcast outlets to Madison Avenue, will vie to get Madison Avenue to buy more commercials across the many TV holdings of 21st Century Fox. Lefkowitz has been named executive vice president of advertising sales of Fox Networks Group, and will... Read more »
  • PwC Names Martha L. Ruiz Oscar Balloting Co-Leader

    Kevin Noonan
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:59 am
    PricewaterhouseCoopers has appointed Martha L. Ruiz as a co-leader of Oscar balloting in the 81st year that PwC has overseen the process. She becomes one of two people who will know the identities of Oscar winners before they are revealed Feb. 22.The other is Brian Cullinan, chairman of PwC’s U.S. board and managing partner of... Read more »
  • Producer Alan Ladd’s Wife Accuses Bill Cosby of Drugging, Raping Her in 1969

    Variety Staff
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:57 am
    Cindra Ladd, a former film industry exec and wife of producer Alan Ladd Jr., is the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of raping and drugging her years ago. In a first-person article published by Huffington Post, Ladd recounts her experience with Cosby when she was 21 and working for producer Ray Stark in New... Read more »
  • Sean Penn Set To Receive a Honorary Cesar Award in France

    elskes
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:28 am
    PARIS– Sean Penn is set to receive a honorary Cesar award in Paris during the 40th edition’s ceremony on Feb. 20. “A mythical actor, an activist and an exceptional director, Sean Penn is a unique icon of American cinema. A living legend,” stated the Cesar Academie, France’s equivalent to the Oscars. Penn has always enjoyed... Read more »
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    Huffington Post

  • Networking Tips From Davos: Look At Someone's Name Tag Then Immediately Google Their Name

    Kira Brekke
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:30 pm
    The 2015 World Economic Forum, which concluded on Saturday, felt somewhat like an exclusive club where if someone looked important, he or she most likely is.But the likelihood of knowing all about said him or her was slim, so "the move was to look at the name tag and then immediately Google who the hell it was," Huffington Post Executive Editor Greg Veis told HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski.More...
  • Adam Scott And Jason Schwartzman Bring You The 'Avatar' Of Fake Penises

    Ryan Buxton
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:25 pm
    Adam Scott and Jason Schwartzman are at the Sundance Film Festival with their film "The Overnight," in which the actors don prosthetic penises. The sex comedy has already been called "hysterically funny," but it seems those fake members are all anyone can talk about.HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri joined in on Saturday, when he spoke to the actors -- along with director Patrick Brice and actress Judith Godrèche -- about the movie and all the nudity talk surrounding it.More...
  • 13 Names For The Babies Inevitably Conceived During Snowpocalypse 2015

    Jessica Samakow
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:22 pm
    Parts of the country are about to be buried in snow, which means areas affected will probably see a bit of a baby boom nine months from now (hey, you'll need something to keep you warm during the storm). Those babies will be born in early fall, but what better way to remember the hot chocolate foreplay and Yankee candle ambiance that led to baby-making in the first place than to give him or her a snow-themed name?Here are 13 winter-inspired baby names, courtesy of Nameberry.com: More...
  • 'Eat Pray Love' Author Elizabeth Gilbert's Advice On Heartbreak Is Perfect, Of Course

    Brittany Wong
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:20 pm
    Elizabeth Gilbert knows a thing or two about heartbreak. Eat, Pray, Love, her memoir the about the soul-searching journey she took post-divorce, was read and loved by millions.That devastating divorce may be years behind her (Gilbert is now happily married to second husband Jose Nunes), but that hasn't stopped the author from helping others work through their splits. Take, for instance, the open letter she wrote to her 300,000+ Facebook followers on Friday. Titled "A Letter To The Brokenhearted," it's exactly the kind of pep talk anyone who has ever been left needs to hear at some point in…
  • Obama Has Set The Parameters For 2016: Middle-Class Economics vs. Trickle-Down Economics

    Ian Reifowitz
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:20 pm
    Barack Obama won his two elections for president, as he reminded the American people (and congressional Republicans) during Tuesday night's State of the Union address. Additionally, his policy proposals on income inequality laid down a marker with which candidates for the White House in 2016 will have to grapple. Here's how the president framed the matter rhetorically:Will we accept an economy where only a few of us do spectacularly well? Or will we commit ourselves to an economy that generates rising incomes and chances for everyone who makes the effort?More...
 
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    Movies

  • Behind The Oscars, An Academy Lacking Variety

    25 Jan 2015 | 2:12 pm
    Membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are largely white, male and older than 60 years old. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Darnell Hunt of UCLA about how the lack of diversity affects their decisions.» E-Mail This
  • Got $15 Million? Actor Rowan Atkinson Has A Car For Sale

    Scott Neuman
    25 Jan 2015 | 1:58 pm
    The actor who most famously plays Mr. Bean wrecked the high-performance car back in 2011. Luckily, he wasn't seriously injured. But it did cost him $1.4 million to get it fixed.» E-Mail This
  • At Its Core, Warped Family Drama 'Mommy' Is 'A Story Of Love'

    NPR Staff
    25 Jan 2015 | 5:00 am
    In his award-winning film, Xavier Dolan, 25, tackles the relationship between a single mom and her troubled son. He says, "I feel like I knew this kid. ... He's just the worst version of who I was."» E-Mail This
  • Sundance A Lab For Changing Models In Film, TV

    23 Jan 2015 | 1:35 pm
    Audie Cornish speaks with film reporter Steve Zeitchik of the Los Angeles Times about the trends, breakouts and mood at this year's Sundance Film Festival.» E-Mail This
  • 'American Sniper' Exposes Unresolved Issues About The Iraq War

    Elizabeth Blair
    23 Jan 2015 | 1:13 pm
    American Sniper, based on the life of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, has been a surprise hit at the box office. But as NPR's Elizabeth Blair reports, some say the movie misrepresents Kyle and glorifies war.» E-Mail This
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    Movie Fanatic

  • Oscar Nominees’ and Their Worst Movies: Film Flubs!

    Joel D Amos
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:46 pm
    Scoring an Oscar nomination is the highest honor one can have in the field of acting for film. Yet, it wasn’t always gold statutes hanging in the balance for these 20 actors and actresses. We looked through the filmography of the 20 nominees for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor and found the roles that they probably wished were removed from their acting resume. Watch Boyhood online and there’s Patricia Arquette in a role that we think will score her a Best Supporting Actress trophy. But, did you know she was in a movie where she played a woman…
  • Robert Downey Jr. Talks Evolution of Tony Stark: From Iron Man to Avengers Infinity War

    Joel D Amos
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:40 am
    Robert Downey Jr. has had one of the more astounding career resurgences of any movie superstar in history. And that could also be stated as the case for the character that launched him into the stratosphere, Tony Stark in the first Iron Man. Stark himself will go through much of a change from the playboy-wild man of the first film to a man who could ask that all superheroes be registered with the government for safety reasons (comic book fans know this is coming in the Marvel Cinematic Universe). Downey talked to Empire Magazine and explored how one character could change so much, and how it…
  • Oscar Watch: SAG Awards Drastically Alter Race

    Joel D Amos
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:43 am
    When the SAG Awards were announced in Hollywood, one could argue that we in the industry felt an earthquake that could have easily been marked on the Richter scale. Up until this point, Boyhood had been cruising towards what many thought was a surefire win for Best Picture. It had come off a Golden Globes win and a series of critic circles wins, and when those Oscar nominations were announced, if we were to bet at that particular moment, our money would have been on Richard Linklater’s masterpiece. But, that was then and this is now. Over the weekend in a quieter ceremony than the broadcast…
  • Cinderella Trailer: Midnight Is Just the Beginning

    Joel D Amos
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:05 am
    Hot on the news this morning that Emma Watson is Belle in the live action Beauty and the Beast, we’ve got our hands on the latest trailer for Cinderella. The live action version of Beauty and the Beast won’t be coming to screens for over a year, but the Kenneth Branagh-directed take on the Disney animated classic Cinderella is merely weeks away!   To celebrate that fact and to further tease us about one of our most anticipated movies of 2015, Disney has released the latest Cinderella trailer and it shows us that midnight was merely the beginning of this love story. Cinderella TV Trailer…
  • Beauty and the Beast: Emma Watson Cast as Belle!

    Joel D Amos
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:25 am
    Walt Disney has rocked our world with the announcement today that Harry Potter veteran Emma Watson has been cast in the live action version of Beauty and the Beast. Watson could not have been a better choice as we think she has the features, the talent and the vocal talent to pull off what has got to be the biggest challenge of her career.  The live action Beauty and the Beast comes from Bill Condon, a man who knows a thing or two about musicals as his work on DreamGirls is legendary.  And given Disney's success bringing another one of their classic animated tales to life…
 
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    Screen & Stream

  • Allen series to Amazon

    Glenn Abel
    13 Jan 2015 | 5:41 pm
    Woody Allen will write and direct his first television series for Amazon. “I don’t know how I got into this,” the indie filmmaker quipped. “I have no ideas and I’m not sure where to begin. The half-hour series will be available to Amazon subscribers with Prime Instant Video in the U.S., Britain and Germany. It […] Click on the blue headline to read the full post at ScreenAndStream.com
  • ‘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
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    NotComing.com | Recent Updates

  • Recommended Cinema for January 25-January 31, 2015

    Not Coming to a Theater Near You
    25 Jan 2015 | 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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    FirstShowing.net

  • It's Finally Time for a Terrifying Family Trip with 'The Strangers 2'

    Ethan Anderton
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:45 am
    It's been seven years since the spooky home invasion thriller The Strangers hit theaters, and the long-expected sequel is finally coming together. The Wrap reports The Strangers 2 now has a director in Marcel Langenegger, who directed the thriller Deception starring Hugh Jackman and Ewan McGregor. The story picks up where the first film left off, this time seeing the masked killers (known as Man in the Mask, Pin Up Girl and Dollface) setting their sights on a family whose teenage children have just discovered their recent handy work in a mobile home park run by their uncle. Can this be just…
  • Sundance 2015: Bel Powley Amazes in 'The Diary of a Teenage Girl'

    Ethan Anderton
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:25 am
    In the world of indie films, the coming-of-age storyline is a popular one. But because we're all different, maturing in ways that aren't identical, that makes for a variety of great stories with similar themes. In this case, director Marielle Heller launches her career with The Diary of a Teenage Girl, based on the graphic novel of the same name by Phoebe Gloeckner, which follows 15-year old Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley) growing up in the heart of San Francisco in the drug friendly 1970s, quickly and aggressively exploring her sexuality. However, making things complicated is the fact that this…
  • Adam Sandler's First Movie at Netflix is 'Ridiculous 6' with Huge Cast

    Ethan Anderton
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:36 am
    Back in 2012, news surfaced of a developing comedy at Warner Bros. Pictures from Adam Sandler called Ridiculous 6. However, last fall, that project was revealed to be dead. But when the project was nixed, we actually thought there was a good chance the film would get revived as part of Sandler's new deal with Netflix to star in and produce four original films for the streaming service. And now The Wrap has learned that Ridiculous 6 will indeed be Sandler's first movie for Netflix through his Happy Madison production banner, and he's assembled a huge cast of his usual suspects, but also some…
  • Emma Watson in 'Beauty and the Beast' Again, This Time at Disney

    Ethan Anderton
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:59 am
    Way back in 2011, Harry Potter franchise star Emma Watson was attached to a new adaptation of Beauty and the Beast from director Guillermo del Toro. However, in the years since, the film has never really gained any traction in development, mostly because del Toro is just too busy. At one time Watson was also supposed to head to Disney to lead their live-action Cinderella adaptation, but she never closed a deal. Well, now she's headed to the House of Mouse for real this time as Disney has just announced that she has now signed on to lead their new live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast…
  • Heroes Assembled in Empire's 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' Cover

    Ethan Anderton
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:41 am
    We've already seen a good amount of footage from The Avengers: Age of Ultron thanks to the teaser trailer and the most recent second trailer, but one thing we haven't seen is a sweet shot of all the superheroes together. But that changes today with the cover for the latest issue of Empire. It's a Photoshopped image of them together, so it's not from the movie, but it's cool to see Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth) standing with new characters like Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). But no sign of Paul Bettany as The Vision yet. Look!
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  • VOTD: Watch the ‘Full House’ Cast Reunite to Sing the ‘Full House’ Theme Song

    Angie Han
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:30 pm
    For a while now, there’s been talk of a potential Full House sequel. It hasn’t come to pass quite yet, but today we present to you the next best thing: a video of the Full House cast reuniting to sing (or at least, try to sing) the Full House theme song. Check it out after the jump.  Full House actress Andrea Barber posted the video on Instagram (via Vulture). It comes from this weekend’s birthday party for Full House creator Jeff Franklin. Only for you, Jeff Franklin. Only for you. Happy Birthday. #everywhereyoulook #whatsmyline? #onlyknewthechorus…
  • In ‘Racing Extinction’ the Director of ‘The Cove’ Targets a Network of Earth’s Problems [Sundance 2015]

    Russ Fischer
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:15 pm
    The Cove director Louie Psihoyos returns to Sundance in 2015 with a new call to action. Racing Extinction is a more wide-ranging documentary than its predecessor, albeit one that is just as sharply produced, and no less stirring. Psihoyos says his intention was to go a lot bigger, and the film follows through by offering a sort of omnibus catalog of several interrelated problems facing life on Earth. If anything, Racing Extinction is too broad to give ample time to every subject, but the sum total of Psihoyos’ efforts is devastatingly effective. Psihoyos begins with tactics that will be…
  • Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo Reteaming for Hurricane Katrina Drama

    Angie Han
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm
    The Selma snub has been one of the biggest stories to come out of this year’s awards season, but director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo are already moving on with another new project. The pair are set to re-team for an as yet untitled drama set against the backdrop of Hurricane Katrina. More details on the Ava DuVernay Hurricane Katrina project after the jump.  THR reports DuVernay will direct, write, and produce the film, while Oyelowo is in talks to star and produce. Jonathan King and Jeff Skoll of Participant Media will executive produce. The company is known for its…
  • ‘X-Men’ Live-Action TV Series Brewing at Fox

    Angie Han
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:30 am
    Everyone’s favorite mutant superhero team could be coming to the small screen. Fox is looking to develop an X-Men live-action series, with a team that includes 24 producers Manny Coto and Evan Katz and Star Trek 3 scribes Patrick McKay and JD Payne. More on the X Men live action series after the jump.  THR reports Fox is in preliminary talks to adapt the comic book franchise for television. Should the X-Men live-action series move forward, Coto and Katz would serve as showrunners, and McKay and Payne would write the script. All four would be credited as TV series creators. One major…
  • Joss Whedon Talks ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Plus New Stills From ‘Age of Ultron’

    Germain Lussier
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:00 am
    Joss Whedon is currently working very hard on giving audiences a worthy follow-up to one of the biggest films of all time, The Avengers. Avengers: Age of Ultron is a few short months away and the new issue of Empire Magazine had a bunch of new images about that film. They also asked Whedon about his future in the Marvel Universe, specifically whether or not he’ll be back for Avengers: Infinity War Parts 1 and 2. We’d heard that the Russo Brothers would be helming those films after Captain America: Civil War so Whedon’s quote probably won’t surprise you, but you can…
 
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  • How to Win at Checkers, Blue Hour and So Be It at Berlinale

    Wise Kwai
    20 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Three Thai film are featured in the Berlin International Film Festival this year. Two of them, How to Win at Checkers (Every Time) and The Blue Room are world premieres, while the third is the Buddhism documentary So Be It, which makes its European premiere.Directed by Josh Kim, How to Win at Checkers (Every Time), is based on the best-selling book Sightseeing by Rattawut Lapcharoensap, and is the coming-of-age story of brothers struggling to survive and stay together in a land plagued by social and economic inequality.Originally called Draft Day, but presumably changed to avoid…
  • Vanishing Point – no, not that Vanishing Point – appears in Rotterdam's Tiger competition

    Wise Kwai
    16 Jan 2015 | 9:02 pm
    Each year, the International Film Festival Rotterdam provides a good look at things to come in indie Thai cinema, and this year's big highlight is the world premiere of Vanishing Point (), a new feature from video artist and indie helmer Jakrawal Nilthamrong.Containing a car – though likely not a 1970 Dodge Challenger – and twisted wreckage, Vanishing Point is not a remake of the cult-classic car-chase drama, though like the characters in that 1971 flick, the folks in 2015's Vanishing Point are also dealing with existential crises.It's actually a partly autobiographical picture by…
  • Songs of Rice hooping into Thai cinemas

    Wise Kwai
    16 Jan 2015 | 9:01 pm
    My favorite film of 2014, The Songs of Rice (พลงของข้าว, Pleng Khong Kao), opens in a limited release in Thai cinemas on January 22.Directed by Uruphong Raksasad and produced by Pimpaka Towira, The Songs of Rice is a joyous celebration of the often-lively (and even explosive) rites and festivities that accompany rice cultivation in Thailand. It premiered about a year ago at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, where it won the Fipresci Award, and made several other festival appearances. I saw it twice, at Salaya Doc and in Luang Prabang, and both times I was blown…
  • Oh, it's nothing, it's just The Isthmus

    Wise Kwai
    16 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Thai cinema has started off 2015 with the release of an independent film that's been around the festival circuit for the past year or more, The Isthmus (, Teewang Rawang Samut).A drama, surreal comedy and road movie, the singulary strange film is about a young single mother's search for answers after her precocious little daughter starts speaking only Burmese following the death of the family's Myanmar maid.Directed by a pair of university film-studies lecturers, Sopawan Boonnimitra and Peerachai Kerdsint, The Isthmus premiered way back in 2013 in the New Currents competition at the Busan…
  • Top 10 Thai films of 2014

    Wise Kwai
    9 Jan 2015 | 5:34 am
    As the military strongmen took over and began to map out the country’s future, independent Thai filmmakers soldiered on in 2014 with more of their unique stories, told in a string of documentaries and dramas. And the mainstream film studios offered their own distractions, with a handful of gems among the usual crop of cross-dressing comedies, horror and weepy melodramas. Here are the 10 Thai films I most enjoyed over the past year.The Songs of Rice (, Pleng Kong Kao)What’s it about? The colorfully festive rites that accompany rice cultivation across the length and breadth of Thailand…
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  • Fox Wants To Make An X-MEN Live-Action Television Series

    26 Jan 2015 | 11:30 am
    What was I just saying about Marvel dominating everything you ever watch again? Fox Entertainment is reportedly talking with Marvel Entertainment about bringing its X-Men franchise to the small screen. According to the report over at TVInsider this is only in the negotiating stage. While Fox may own the film rights for the X-men films they do not have the television or the comic books rights. Those rights remain with Marvel, across the street (not literally), at Disney. Fox would need Marvel's permission to go ahead. "It's in negotiations," (Fox chairman Gary) Newman…
  • Sundance 2015 Review: LAST DAYS IN THE DESERT And The Closeness Of The Great Divide

    26 Jan 2015 | 11:05 am
    Director Rodrigo García's minimalist Christ-centered parable on fathers and sons pivots the holy man as everyman and observer. It's an approach that feels of merit: one that ultimately doesn't see earth-bound humanity and a more intangible sense of spirituality as separate entities, but of one and the same power, however far apart they may seem.Nonetheless, this observational approach is a detriment to the film, with the end result feeling too removed from its own sense of faith, leaving with us merely an admirable, curious effort on the story of Jesus (referred to by his Hebrew/Aramic name…
  • David Tennant Will Villain It Up In Marvel And Netflix's JESSICA JONES

    26 Jan 2015 | 11:00 am
    As Marvel Entertainment and Netflix jostle to dominate everything you will ever watch again there is some good news for you Whovians. THR is reporting that David Tennant, the tenth doctor from Doctor Who, will play the villain Zebediah Killgrave, The Purple Man, in Marvel and Netflix's upcoming series Jessica Jones. ...after a tragic ending to her short-lived superhero stint, (Jessica Jones) is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York. Tennant will play opposite Krysten Ritter in the…
  • Sundance 2015 Review: THE END OF THE TOUR Beautifully Explores Our Creative Intellects

    26 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am
    Can you call it a bromance if there is no comedic intent? If not, then what's the best way to label a burgeoning platonic relationship between two men connecting over previously unexplored similarities and interests? Maybe it's just friendship, relationship, or connection. But none of those really define the dynamic at play quite as eloquently as just calling it a bromance. Call it what you like, the dynamic explored in James Ponsoldt's David Foster Wallace drama The End of the Tour is a brilliantly touching and informative trip inside the male intellect. With remarkable performances by Jason…
  • Review: Delightful Performances Make TEMPORARY FAMILY An Above Average Real Estate Comedy

    26 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am
    Speculate on property. This is HK lifestyle!To speculate on property amid Hong Kong's rapidly changing real estate market conditions is to speculate on emotions, according to Cheuk Wan Chi's (aka Vincci/GC Goo Bi) Temporary Family, a simple but perfectly enjoyable urban comedy that gets most of its energy from the all-around impressive chemistry between Nick Cheung and Sammi Cheng. Beyond finely tuned performances from the four top-billed actors (the aforementioned veterans of HK cinema + Angelbaby and Oho), what makes Temporary Family stand out from the crowd of recently released…
 
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  • World’s Funniest Fails Returns Tonight And Includes “Didn’t Die” Feature

    Marc Eastman
    23 Jan 2015 | 11:32 am
    Any show that is going to have to be compared to America’s Funniest Home Videos is in for an uphill battle, but FOX’s new effort, World’s Funniest Fails, at least puts a bit of a spin on things. Host Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) invites three different guest comedians to the show each week, and the hilarious video viewing is made into a kind of competition, and the comedians have to make the case for their favorites. This week, Terry welcomes Tone Bell, Barry Rothbart, and Iliza Shlesinger, and at least some part of the show includes the above videos featuring people who…
  • RU? Instant Reaction Review Podcast Ep. 121 – Fury Review

    Marc Eastman
    23 Jan 2015 | 7:29 am
    Fury left us in such a strange place that I ultimately called it a kind of anti-movie. Despite agreeing with most of my problems with the film, Shane ended up rating it quite a bit higher, and actually, I didn’t rate it that low myself. If you listen to us regularly, you probably know that we are becoming famous for spending a lot of our time talking about the negatives of movies we rate highly, and the positives of movies we give very low scores, but with Fury, the movie was so odd that I don’t think we knew where to go with our dissection of it. We both agreed that Brad Pitt did…
  • Want To Control Your TV With Your Phone?

    Marc Eastman
    21 Jan 2015 | 7:57 am
    Want to Control Your TV with Your Phone? Admit it: you’re on your phone all the time. For many of us, it’s the first thing we check on in the morning (those emails aren’t going to answer themselves!) and the last thing you look at before you go to bed (just need to double-check that that alarm’s been set). Studies have shown that we now spend 23 days a year on our phones, and as we continue to get even more functionality out of our phones, that number continues to grow. You probably use your phone as your enter the cinema, and whip it out as soon as the movie’s over too, and…
  • The Drop Giveaway

    Marc Eastman
    21 Jan 2015 | 6:39 am
    A film that didn’t get nearly enough attention, The Drop, is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD, and you can get your copy right here. A powerful and intriguing effort full of the twists you’d expect from Dennis Lehane (Mystic River and Gone Baby Gone), The Drop stars Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini, both of them giving their best.   Enter to Win a Copy of The Drop Starring Tom Hardy Available on Blu-ray & DVD on January 20th! A phenomenal cast, including Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini, lead this gritty thriller about Bartender Bob Saginowski (Hardy) and his hardened…
  • Backstrom Review – TV FOX

    Marc Eastman
    20 Jan 2015 | 5:10 pm
    Backstrom Review FOX has a daring bet it’s making on Backstrom, and though we might not like to admit to the pigeonholing it entails, a lot of people are going to have to take Rainn Wilson in exactly the right way for the show to take off. We’ll have to hope it works out, because this is the coolest show in a long time, and Wilson is perfect. The trick here is that the show may need the help of Rainn Wilson as draw, but that audience also has to be able to distance themselves from Dwight Schrute. Wilson has obviously been around, but to a large percentage of people he is either…
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    DAILY FILM DOSE: A Daily Film Appreciation and Review Blog

  • Sundance 2015 - Day Two

    Alan Bacchus
    24 Jan 2015 | 10:44 pm
    Glassland (dir. Gerard Barrett)Unfortunately in terms of audience expectation Irishman Gerard Barrett's Glassland suffers from a somewhat misleading logline, "In a desperate attempt to reunite with his broken family, our young taxi driver becomes entangled in the criminal underworld." The criminal element is a minor part of this film which only rears its head in the final moments. At best Glassland carries on the tradition of British kitchen sink films, albeit Ireland here, but still a vivid depiction of characters struggling to make ends meets amid the demoralizing plague of alcoholism. In…
  • Sundance 2015 - Day One

    Alan Bacchus
    24 Jan 2015 | 10:41 pm
    It Follows (dir. David Robert Mitchell)The economic simplicity of John Carpenter's horror classics seem to be the raisin d'être of this picture. The scenario is identified accurately in the title. Imagine an entity/monster/ghost/zombie following you forever, never stopping until you're dead. Mitchell combines the deadly unstoppable force of Michael Myers, Yul Brynner's robot gunslinger from Westworld and hell, why not, The Terminator to arrive at a monster as terrifying as all of them. As much as Mitchell wants to freak you out he wants to bring us all back to the nostalgia of the 80's when…
  • Best of 2014

    Alan Bacchus
    26 Dec 2014 | 5:52 pm
    So here's the unscientific best of the year. With a couple of exceptions the common thread of this crop is clearly the cynicism and darkness which each of these filmmakers brought to the screen. Sure Boyhood was an admirable narrative exercise and sure, The Imitation Game and Theory of Everything were handsome but forgettable biopics, but these ten pictures were the most memorable for me because they either challenged traditional genres, executed age-old genres to perfection or simply projected unique cinematic voices with panache better than anyone else.FOXCATCHERDir. Bennett MillerMiller's…
  • 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…
 
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    Box Office Mojo - Top Stories

  • 'Sniper' Scores Stunning $64 Million in Second Weekend

    25 Jan 2015 | 3:36 pm
    Coming off a very surprising opening, American Sniper reinforced its status as a box office heavyweight by scoring one of the biggest second weekends ever.With over $200 million in the bank already, Sniper is now on track to be the highest-grossing movie from 2014 (it opened in New York and Los Angeles on Christmas Day). Among the new releases, Jennifer Lopez's The Boy Next Door got off to a decent start, while Mortdecai and Strange Magic were dead on arrival.Expanding to 3,705 locations-th...
  • 'Hobbit' Finale Invades China, Passes $600 Million Overseas

    25 Jan 2015 | 1:13 pm
    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ruled the international box office this weekend with $54.3 million, most of which came from its excellent debut in China.The final installment in Peter Jackson's Middle Earth prequel trilogy opened to an estimated $49.5 million in China, which is its final major market. That's the biggest opening ever for Warner Bros. International, and is nearly on par with what the first Hobbit movie made in its entire run.So far, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Fiv...
  • Friday Report: 'Sniper' Adds $18.3 Million, Depp's 'Mortdecai' Flops

    24 Jan 2015 | 9:29 am
    American Sniper added $18.3 million on Friday, which puts it on pace for one of the best second weekends ever.Among the newcomers, The Boy Next Door got off to a fine start, while Mortdecai and Strange Magic bombed.American Sniper's $18.3 million haul is, by a large margin, the biggest second Friday ever for an R-rated movie. In comparison, The Passion of the Christ added $13.7 million, while The Matrix Reloaded and The Hangover Part II earned $10.3 million and $10.6 million, respectively. ...
  • Forecast: 'Sniper' to Easily Fight Off Weak Competition This Weekend... >

    22 Jan 2015 | 4:03 pm
    Three new wide releases hit theaters this weekend, though none of them have the slightest chance of taking first place away from American Sniper.Among those new releases, The Boy Next Door seems to have the edge; the Jennifer Lopez thriller should wind up in second place with at least $15 million. Meanwhile, Mortdecai and Strange Magic will likely wind up below $10 million.American Sniper opened to a stunning $89.3 million last weekend, which ranks second all-time for an R-rated movie behin...
  • Forecast: Bombs Away for 'Mortdecai,' 'Strange Magic'

    22 Jan 2015 | 2:47 pm
    << Continued from "'Sniper' to Easily Fight Off Weak Competition This Weekend"Opening at 2,648 locations, Mortdecai will likely be Johnny Depp's latest misfire at the domestic box office. He stars as the title character, a "debonair art dealer and part time rogue" who goes on a mission to recover a stolen painting.Marketing has positioned the movie as a broad slapstick comedy, and there's been a heavy emphasis placed on Mortdecai's silly-looking mustache. T...
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  • 'Strange Magic’ review: Music can’t save a sprinkle of plot

    By Michael Ordoña
    22 Jan 2015 | 1:36 pm
    There are good things in the animated musical fantasy “Strange Magic”: the ultra-detailed, photorealistic animation; the name-that-tune pleasures of a mashup-jukebox soundtrack; fine vocal performances from the cast’s actor-singers; and a transcendent sequence featuring the 1975 title song. “Strange Magic” borrows the notion of fairies having misadventures with a love potion in the woods from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and the increasingly popular, “Glee”-ful musical approach of “Happy Feet,” “Pitch Perfect” and “Moulin Rouge” (on which composer and musical…
  • 'Match’ review: Patrick Stewart takes center stage

    By G. Allen Johnson
    22 Jan 2015 | 10:49 am
    There’s not much scenery in “Match” — it only has three actors and is set largely in a New York City apartment — but what little of it there is is chewed up pretty good, mostly by Sir Patrick Stewart. In writer-director Stephen Belber’s adaptation of his own 2005 Broadway play, Stewart is given free rein to explore an aging, gay dance instructor who is confronted by a married couple (Matthew Lillard, Carla Gugino) ostensibly for an interview to help with her graduate thesis — but in reality they have another agenda. Tobi (Stewart), in his 70s, spends his days knitting and,…
  • Movie review: 'Killers’: Gorgeous torture porn

    By G. Allen Johnson
    22 Jan 2015 | 10:46 am
    Movie review: 'Killers’: Gorgeous torture porn “Killers” is the most gorgeous-looking torture porn film I have ever seen — and has a couple of tremendous action sequences. [...] it is also thoroughly disgusting, as you find out in the opening minutes when an innocent young woman is bludgeoned to death and her remains dissolved by acid. The film, produced by the same people who brought you the stirring action film “The Raid,” takes place in Tokyo, where Nomura (Kazuki Kitamura) films his brutal killings and posts them on a website, and Jakarta, where Bayu (Oka Antara), a failed…
  • 'Cake’ review: A dramatic turn for Jennifer Aniston

    By Mick LaSalle
    22 Jan 2015 | 12:01 am
    In “Cake,” Jennifer Aniston takes on 15 extra pounds and takes off the makeup, and what the audience ends up seeing is a normal-looking person, not a movie star. Beautiful movie stars do not let you see the lines on their face, and when they let you into their bedrooms, it’s not to show you what they really look like in the morning. [...] making “Cake” required confidence on Aniston’s part — in the nature of her appeal, in the intelligence of her audience, but mainly in her own talent. There’s no safety net in this movie, no falling back on charm. Within her first five minutes…
  • 'The Humbling’ movie review: Pacino power propels so-so film

    By Mick LaSalle
    22 Jan 2015 | 12:01 am
    He’s in his late 60s, and suddenly the ability that defined him, for himself and for the world, has vanished, and he doesn’t know what to do. [...] he enters into a sexual relationship with a woman 40 years his junior. [...] “The Humbling” has the aura of a vanity project for Al Pacino, and yet even then, not the usual vanity project. “The Humbling,” as befits its title, is a film about the loss of power, specifically the losses that attend the entry into old age. The young woman (Greta Gerwig), the object of Simon’s romantic interest, is the daughter of old friends who has…
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  • Review: Cake

    Jim
    23 Jan 2015 | 1:49 pm
      Synopsis: Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group while grappling with her own, very raw personal tragedy. (c) Imdb     When...
  • Indie Film The Lonely Whale looks promising

    Ryan
    23 Jan 2015 | 12:52 pm
      It’s always interesting to find what indie projects are currently in the works. Today I came across a film titled The Lonely Whale; a film about a 20 something...
  • Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner A Magnificent, Yet Boring Art Film

    Kenny Miles
    22 Jan 2015 | 10:36 pm
      This film explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper...
  • Review: Little Accidents

    Jim
    17 Jan 2015 | 7:58 am
            Synopsis: In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving...
  • American Sniper is an Exceptional War Epic

    Ryan
    16 Jan 2015 | 11:01 am
      Synopsis: Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four...
 
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  • Is London the world’s legal capital?

    SoniaT
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:30 am
    2015 may be a watershed year for one part of the UK economy—the market for legal services. Much is made of London’s status as the world’s legal capital. This has nothing to do with the legal issues that most people encounter, involving crime, wills, houses, or divorce. It concerns London’s pre-eminence in the resolution of international commercial disputes— those substantial business disputes, often involving foreign parties or contracts performed abroad, which might in principle be heard anywhere. That an English court is everyone’s court of choice in such cases has long been an…
  • Public health in 2014: a year in review

    Meredith Sneddon
    26 Jan 2015 | 3:30 am
    Last year was an important year in the field of public health. In 2014, West Africa, particularly Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea, experienced the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in history, and with devastating effects. Debates around e-cigarettes and vaping became central, as more research was published about their health implications. Conversations surrounding nutrition and the spread of disease through travel and migration continued in the media and among experts. We’ve chosen a selection of articles that discuss public health issues that arose in 2014, their effects on the…
  • Which health messages work?

    Alice
    26 Jan 2015 | 1:30 am
    Is it better to be positive or negative? Many of the most vivid public health appeals have been negative – “Smoking Kills” or “Drive, Drive, and Die” – but do these negative messages work when it comes to changing eating behavior? Past literature reviews of positive- or gain-framed versus negative or loss-based health messages have been inconsistent. In our content analysis of 63 nutrition education studies, we discovered four key questions which can resolve these inconsistencies and help predict which type of health message will work best for a particular target audience. The…
  • Thoughts in the necropolis

    Alex Guyver
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:30 am
    One of Glasgow’s best-known tourist highlights is its Victorian Necropolis, a dramatic complex of Victorian funerary sculpture in all its grandeur and variety. Christian and pagan symbols, obelisks, urns, broken columns and overgrown mortuary chapels in classical, Gothic, and Byzantine styles convey the hope that those who are buried there—the great and the good of 19th century Glasgow—will not be forgotten. But, of course, they are mostly forgotten and even the conspicuous consumption expressed in this extraordinary array of great and costly monuments has not been enough to keep their…
  • Have we become what we hate?

    SoniaT
    25 Jan 2015 | 5:30 am
    In 1971, William Irvin Thompson, a professor at York University in Toronto, wrote an op-ed in the New York Times entitled, “We Become What We Hate,” describing the way in which “thoughts can become inverted when they are reflected in actions.” He cited several scientific, sociocultural, economic, and political situations where the maxim appeared to be true. The physician who believed he was inventing a pill to help women become pregnant had actually invented the oral contraceptive. Germany and Japan, having lost World War II, had become peaceful consumer societies. The People’s…
 
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    Observations on film art

  • Filling the box: The Never-Ending Pan & Scan Story

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

    bordwellblog
    18 Jan 2015 | 6:29 am
    To Each His Own (1946). DB bere: Old friend and student, and proficient blogger, Paul Ramaeker writes: I’m in the middle of Slayground now. In his Stark guise, Westlake as a writer really is as fearsomely directed and effective as Parker himself. I was thinking about the particular narrative pleasures here, like the way that delayed exposition works with the perspective switches between different sections. There is such precision to the way he builds certain effects in a systematic way, the way that we see Parker making plans, going around Fun Island doing things, but Stark not telling us…
  • EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS and the myth of authenticity

    bordwellblog
    11 Jan 2015 | 6:58 pm
    Kristin here: Back in the early 1990s I got interested in ancient Egypt and particularly the Amarna period. I started reading, attending conferences, giving papers at conferences, and eventually publishing scholarly articles. In 2000 I was invited to join the expedition at Amarna, registering statuary fragments. That work quickly grew into matching pieces, reconstructing a considerable portion of an important statue, researching in museums around the world, and now working on a large book on Amarna royal statuary. (You can read a bit about my work in this page of our website–badly in…
  • Problems, problems: Wyler’s workaround

    bordwellblog
    5 Jan 2015 | 9:27 am
    The Little Foxes (1941). DB here: For me, shooting is a struggle where you only get to be happy for five minutes before you start thinking about the next problem to solve. Ruben Ostlund, on Force Majeure One of the most famous shots in American cinema occurs at a climactic moment in The Little Foxes (1941).  Regina Giddens has just learned that her sickly husband Horace has let her brothers get away with a business deal that double-crosses her. They will reap all the rewards of bringing a factory to town, while she, who engineered the deal and expected Horace to fall in line, will get…
  • The ten best films of … 1924

    bordwellblog
    28 Dec 2014 | 9:39 am
    Die Nibelungen: Siegfried Kristin here: For a seventh year running, we skip ranking the current year’s films and instead hark back 90 years. We started out with a list that was essentially an appendix to an entry, but soon we were dedicating whole entries just to the list. Our entries for past years are here: 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, and 1923. These lists are our way of calling attention to important silent films that some readers may have overlooked. In one case here we point out a largely forgotten film that deserves to be better known, in the hope that an archive will take…
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    B-Lines and Felines

  • The Diary of Mr Kain: Week #17

    Dave Brown
    26 Jan 2015 | 2:29 am
    Monday The job hunt continued for Beard Face today. He set his sights on being a multi-purpose road sign. After contacting the local council, the old boy convinced them to head outside and watch a demonstration of his signing ability. Examples of beardy’s actions included squatting (slow down), jumping (up your speed), smiling (most likely for intimidation), shaking his head (stop), nodding his head (proceed) and crying (hazard up ahead). Unsurprisingly, the council have decided to stick with the inanimate road signs. Tuesday Beard Face and Frizzy Hair have been watching Ramsay’s Hotel…
  • Cover Reveal: Finding Us by Debra Presley

    Donna Brown
    22 Jan 2015 | 8:01 pm
    Book Title: Finding Us Author: Debra Presley Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: March 2015 Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions Cover Designed by: Cover Me, Darling Join the Facebook Party Pop star Abby Murphy has fame and fortune and handsome boyfriend and guitarist, Sean. That changes the night she finds him in the arms of another woman. But Sean won’t accept the breakup, and she soon finds out he’s working with her mother, who’s also her manager, to keep him in her good graces. As Sean ratchets up his threats against her, Abby turns to her bodyguard, Danny Nucci,…
  • The Diary of Mr Kain: Week #16

    Dave Brown
    19 Jan 2015 | 2:15 am
    Monday Beard Face continued the job hunt this week by applying for a position as a Predator. I don’t mean the animal kingdom type, I mean an actual Predator with a shoulder gun and mask with infra red vision. Beard Face was immediately invited for an interview but he missed out because the company deemed him just too hideous. They did give him a complimentary mask though so that was some good news to start the week off in style. Tuesday Frizzy Hair has been baking quite a bit recently and her latest composition has been granola bars. They look delicious as well. The only problem is they…
  • Ansel’s Remorse Release Day

    Dave Brown
    16 Jan 2015 | 11:44 am
    In 1999 I was studying at college when I began drawing maps for the world of Elenchera. I would eventually come to have more than 500 of these as the world history took shape. I still have them thank goodness! I attempted two novels set in Elenchera – Endeavour (2000-4) and The Voice of Elenchera (2006) – but neither came to fruition. I was more committed to building the history and making sure I knew each land and its people intimately before I attempted another novel. I spent more than a decade on Elenchera before another novel appeared. In late 2008 I met my wife, Donna, who…
  • #RRBC Blog Tour: Author Liz Gavin

    Donna Brown
    13 Jan 2015 | 8:00 pm
    We’re delighted to welcome Liz Gavin to the blog today. Liz is the author of Luck of the Irish and is on tour with Rave Reviews Book Club (#RRBC), sponsored by 4WillsPublishing. Thanks to Liz for stopping by! Marketing Indie Books (Part 3 of 5) Welcome back to Lucky Blog Tour! I’m honored to have you here again. Yesterday I talked about how hard and time-consuming creating covers can be. If you haven’t read the post, please, check the tour schedule on the Events page at 4willspublishing and click on the previous blog stop. I think you’ll have fun with the exercise I proposed…
 
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  • A Movie For Everyone – Jan. 22, 2015

    Asaf
    22 Jan 2015 | 8:04 am
    There’s this guy, let’s call him Johnny. Johnny is having a hard time lately. He didn’t have a hit in a while. And so Johnny decided he’ll change his name and maybe that would change his luck. Now his name is Mortdecai. Would you help Mortdecai become a success story this weekend or would you rather see other films? Let’s decide together. A movie for everyone this week: Many cons and scams and an all star cast awaits you in the humorous and stylized “Mortdecai“. Pre-teens and families looking for a night out might enjoy the feel good animation…
  • A Movie For Everyone – Jan. 15, 2015

    Asaf
    15 Jan 2015 | 8:27 am
    The Oscar season officially kicked off earlier with the nominations announcement for the 87th academy award ceremony. Until that happens on the 22nd of February we have a combination of critically acclaimed and not so critically acclaimed films for you to choose from this weekend. A movie for everyone this week: A humorous family outing is expected to anyone visiting “Paddington“. Or, a humorous date night with a touch of silly humor for “The Wedding Ringer” goers. A fresh Oscar nominee – “American Sniper“ is offering a rough and tense experience.
  • A Movie For Everyone – Jan. 8, 2015.

    Asaf
    8 Jan 2015 | 7:25 am
    So we survived “The Interview” threat. Thank god because there are still plenty of movies out there and none of them is about to create WW III, hopefully. If you’re not sure what to watch this weekend and with who, that’s what we’re here for! A movie for everyone this week: Liam Neeson is enlisting again to the one man army that he is in the third “Taken“. Great Boys’ Night option. A sincere historical drama about fighting the system and Injustice in “Selma“. “Inherent Vice” on the other hand is a humorous offbeat option…
  • January’s Finest!!

    Asaf_and _Barak
    29 Dec 2014 | 9:17 am
    So how were the holidays? Did you get a good rest? We hope so cause there’s plenty of work to be done. 5 Movies and 5 TV shows highly recommended for you this January. Now’s the time to decide how you want to start your year and we’re here to help. These are January’s finest! Movies: Inherent Vice – For those looking for an offbeat humorous Neo Noir. What? Doc Sportello is a private detective who sets out to find his missing ex girlfriend. From time to time he’ll smoke something or shoot someone as he conducts the investigation. When? Jan. 9, 2015. Who? Joaquin Phoenix, Josh…
  • A Movie For Everyone – Dec. 24, 2014

    Asaf
    24 Dec 2014 | 9:13 am
    Is it the end of the world as we know it? It might be as “The Interview” is about to be released and… would it be the end? Well, let’s be optimistic and hope it’ll be all that it is – entertainment. And that’s what we’re here for – to help you choose the best entertainment for this holiday weekend. A movie for everyone this week: The most controversial comedy in recent memory is finally here and it’s time to see whether it was worth all the chaos around it – “The Interview“ The family friendly fantasy “Into…
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  • X-MEN: Fox Television Confirms Series Plans

    Sam Joseph
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:14 pm
       Fox announces TV show plans for X-Men. According to TVInsider, Fox entertainment co-chairman, Gary Newman, has confirmed a previous rumor that the company plans to extend its hold, on Marvel mutant properties, by adapting at least some part of the mutant universe to the [...]Continue reading: X-MEN: Fox Television Confirms Series Plans
  • KNOCK KNOCK (2015) Teaser Trailer: Seduction turns Dark for Keanu Reeves

    Rollo Tomasi
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:49 am
      Knock Knock Teaser Trailer. Eli Roth‘s Knock Knock (2015) teaser trailer stars Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana De Armas, Aaron Burns, and Ignacia Allamand. Knock Knock‘s plot synopsis: “Keanu Reeves stars as Evan Webber, a happily married architect who appears to have everything a man could ever [...]Continue reading: KNOCK KNOCK (2015) Teaser Trailer: Seduction turns Dark for Keanu Reeves
  • Mad Dogs: Shawn Ryan Discusses His Amazon Pilot

    Victor Stiff
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:29 am
      Ryan Discusses His Vision For Amazon’s Mad Dogs  Pilot. In a recent interview with Hitfix, Mad Dogs writer and executive producer Shawn Ryan discussed why he chose to remake a British series for Amazon and how his vision will differ from that of the original. Ryan on what interested him in the [...]Continue reading: Mad Dogs: Shawn Ryan Discusses His Amazon Pilot
  • DEADPOOL (2016): Ryan Reynolds Discusses Upcoming Film

    Mufsin Mahbub
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:26 am
      Ryan Reynolds Gives Details on Deadpool Film. It’s been a long road for Deadpool to get his own solo film but it was worth the wait as it’s all set for production in two months. Ryan Reynolds talked about the film’s long journey to getting made the right way. Speaking with Continue reading: DEADPOOL (2016): Ryan Reynolds Discusses Upcoming Film
  • GOTHAM: The Penguin and Riddler to Have Their First Meeting

    Mufsin Mahbub
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:21 am
      First Meeting Between The Penguin and Riddler to Take Place on Gotham. Two of Batman’s most famous foes are about to meet for the first time on Fox’s Gotham. The two villains to have their first meetup would be The Penguin and Riddler. Robin Lord Taylor [...]Continue reading: GOTHAM: The Penguin and Riddler to Have Their First Meeting
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  • JK Simmons, Viola Davis, Julianne Moore! Watch All of the SAG Award Winners Speeches

    Lance Carter
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:31 pm
    The SAG Awards always have some of my favorite speeches from any of the awards shows and last night’s was no exception. The best speeches of the night, in my opinion, were from JK Simmons, Viola Davis and Julianne Moore, hands down. All three were funny, heartfelt and most of all, praising of... If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
  • The 21st Annual SAG Awards: Complete List of Winners

    Lance Carter
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:49 am
    Last night's 21st Annual ceremony honored some truly great actors: Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne and J.K. Simmons for performances in motion pictures and Uzo Aduba, Viola Davis, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Mark Ruffalo and Kevin Spacey for performances in television.... If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
  • Watch: Al Pacino Talks ‘The Humbling’ and His Extraordinary Career

    Chris McKittrick
    23 Jan 2015 | 10:08 am
    In this conversation with Al Pacino talks about his role in The Humbling -- including working with Greta Gerwig -- and his historic acting career The post Watch: Al Pacino Talks ‘The Humbling’ and His Extraordinary Career appeared first on Daily Actor. If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
  • Meryl Streep: Portrait of an Actress

    Guest Post
    22 Jan 2015 | 2:41 pm
    Musical theater lover Beth Kelly loves her some Meryl Streep. Check out her article! The post Meryl Streep: Portrait of an Actress appeared first on Daily Actor. If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
  • Watch: Oscar Nominee Steve Carell Talks Improv, Auditioning for ‘The Office’ and ‘Foxcatcher’

    Chris McKittrick
    22 Jan 2015 | 12:20 pm
    Carell talks about his entire career as an actor, including his background in improv, how he landed the Michael Scott role on The Office, and Foxcatcher The post Watch: Oscar Nominee Steve Carell Talks Improv, Auditioning for ‘The Office’ and ‘Foxcatcher’ appeared first on... If you'd like to read the rest, please visit: http://www.dailyactor.com
 
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  • i Movie Review (N/A Stars)

    26 Jan 2015 | 11:26 am
    Diya (Amy Jackson), a super model who is getting ready for her wedding is kidnapped by an unknown deformed hunchback. The hunchbacked person plans to kill model John (Upen Patel), business man Indra Kumar (Ramkumar Ganesan), popular stylist Osoma Jasmine and Diya’s family doctor Dr. Vasudevan (Suresh Gopi). So, who is this hunch backed man and what is his revenge story forms the plot of the story... read more
  • American Sniper Movie Review (3/4 Stars)

    25 Jan 2015 | 8:55 am
    A film that's been nominated for best picture at the Oscars and also has a lot of controversy behind it, that's a lot to take in for a movie studio. American Sniper tell the story of Chris Kyle played by Bradley Cooper. Chris was the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history. But there was much more to this true American hero than his skill with a rifle. U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle is s... read more
  • American Sniper Movie Review (3/4 Stars)

    20 Jan 2015 | 9:32 am
    Directed by Clint eastwood This is based on the real life of Chris kyle who was a navy seal and held the record for most amount of kills in the recent wars iraq. killing apparently over 200 people as a sniper. Bradley cooper plays Chris kyle and does a fine job. very different to his other roles. and only adds to his list of great acting roles he has done in recent years. The movie starts with ... read more
  • American Sniper Movie Review (3/4 Stars)

    20 Jan 2015 | 3:52 am
    'American Sniper' is the prime example of the absolute typical biopic done true to form. I won't sugar coat this review. The film takes the easy route in telling it's story. Things are presented mostly in black-and-white when it comes to the issues of war and heroism, as well as the politics involved. The movie is more interested in portraying Chris Kyle as a hero, rather than exploring the m... read more
  • Imitation Game, The Movie Review (3.5/4 Stars)

    19 Jan 2015 | 11:35 am
    Alan Turing: "I like solving problems, Commander. And Enigma is the most difficult problem in the world." The Imitation Game is about a true life story of the English cryptanalyst, mathematician and logician Alan Turing. During WWII the Turing led a group of code breakers at a top secret facility in Bletchley Park during the darkest days of the war in order to crack the German's Enig... read more
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  • Desecrated, Starring Haylie Duff and Michael Ironside, On DVD and VOD Now

    monique
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:27 am
    A weekend getaway with friends turns into a deadly cat-and-mouse game in “Desecrated,” starring Haylie Duff (“Napoleon Dynamite,” “Material Girls”) and Michael Ironside (“X-Men : First Class,” “Total Recall”). The horror film is now available on DVD and VOD. “Desecrated” is directed by Rob Garcia and also stars Gonzalo Menendez (“The Event”), Heather Sossaman (“Hawaii Five-O”), Wilmer Calderon (“Fast and Furious”) and Paul James (“Greek”). Here’s more about the film:…
  • Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Disney’s Live Action Beauty and the Beast

    monique
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:13 am
    It would seem that Disney is now in the business of turning every one of their animated classics into live action films. We’ve already seen spots for “Cinderella” and there’s been development news about “The Jungle Book,” but there’s another live action film on the way and it’s a tale as old as time. That’s right; “Beauty and the Beast” is getting the live action treatment and Emma Watson has been tapped to star. Disney made the casting announcement today, states The Hollywood Reporter. The studio also announced that Bill…
  • Interview: April Mullen Talks 88 (Exclusive)

    Karen Benardello
    26 Jan 2015 | 1:00 am
    Uninhibitedly going after what you want, as you intellectually explore the motivations and circumstances that drive your decisions and actions, is a gripping and intriguing trait for anyone trying to take control over their lives. But that strong ambition is more powerful and enthralling when women protagonists and leaders fearlessly prove that no one has to be afraid to take charge of their destiny, and fearlessly pursue their goals. The main female character in Wango Film‘s new independent action thriller, ’88,’ which is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and VOD, enthralling…
  • Interview: Sara Colangelo Talks Little Accidents (Exclusive)

    Karen Benardello
    24 Jan 2015 | 1:17 pm
    With modern culture’s values continuously changing, as people are always adopting to new advances in such areas as technology, politics and healthcare, society often becomes less appreciative of the long-forgotten industries that are still essential to maintaining the lifestyle everyone is accustomed to throughout the country. Such is the case with the all-American lifestyle of the coal mining communities throughout Appalachia, whose citizens all depend on the once-thriving industry, no matter what type of job they perform with their local company. First-time feature film…
  • Richard Linklater and Ellar Coltrane Talk Boyhood in Q&A

    monique
    24 Jan 2015 | 9:57 am
    “Boyhood” is one of the biggest films of 2014 and if you’re a big fan of this film, you’ll love learning more about the film from Richard Linklater and lead actor Ellar Coltrane in a Q&A with Ira Glass. Take a look at the video below the post. “Boyhood” is a film that’s made headlines for the unusual method in which it was made. To be more specific, it took 12 years to make. “Written and directed by Richard Linklater, Boyhood – now nominated for 6 Academy Awards – has appeared on more ‘best of 2014′ lists than any…
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  • Check Out the New Death Cab for Cutie Single: 'Black Sun'

    Anonymous
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:13 pm
    Death Cab for Cutie is back, without guitarist Chris Walla for the first time since they got together in 1997. Their new album, Kintsugi, is due March 31, and now we've got our first idea of what it might sound like. "Black Sun" is a little psychedelic and a little slow and brooding, but definitely picks up towards the end. They also announced a new North America tour that'll kick off on April 10 (what is it about April 10?). Check out the full dates here ...
  • Hollywood Jesuses: The Definitive Ranking

    jessec
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:07 pm
    The ultimate casting Call. In the past few weeks, Hollywood studios have announced the latest two actors to portray Jesus on the big-screen will be Ewan McGregor in Last Days in the Desert and Rodrigo Santoro in the new Ben-Hur adaptation. The two join a long list of Hollywood names to take on the role of Christ.
  • Nobody Wants to See Whatever 'Mortdecai' Is.

    Anonymous
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:09 am
    What is Mortdecai? Yes, we know Johnny Depp IS Mortdecai. The movie's unavoidable marketing campaign has made that breathlessly clear. But is there any reason we should care? Is Mortdecai a person with whom we are supposed to be familiar? According to Wikipedia, Mortdecai is the subject of a series of caper novels written in the '70s. Is this common knowledge? Did the makers of Mortdecai think it was common knowledge? Did they think there was a legion of Mortecai fans eagerly awaiting the film adaptation of their favorite book? If so, they were sorely mistaken. The weekend was not kind to…
  • Sufjan Stevens: Coming Soon to a City Near You

    Anonymous
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:51 am
    Sufjan Stevens' first album since 2010's Age of Adz is mere months from a release (not many people have heard it, but The Guardian has, and they call it "The Best Record Sufjan Stevens Has Ever Made.") and where there is a new, epic album, there must be new, epic concerts. Suf is delivering on that with a massive, nationwide tour that'll kick off in Philadelphia on April 10 and cap (tentatively) in Seattle on June 10. Check out the full tour schedule here. By the way, Ticketmaster will begin a special pre-sale for tickets at 10am local time on Tuesday, January 26 (password: EUGENE) and you…
  • When Responding to Critics Becomes Destructive

    rebekahbell89
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:00 am
    Haters gonna hate. Retaliators gonna retaliate. You don't have to do either. In today’s world, it seems like every idea is immediately met with a counterargument. Whenever someone publicizes their personal opinion about the hot-button issues of our day, it’s instantly met by a dozen rebuttals or counterarguments from people on the opposite side of the issue. With so many different opinions, it’s natural to pick a side and fervently declare that our truth is the ultimate truth. It’s tempting to feel we need to prove the legitimacy of our opinions to those around us.
 
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  • Review: Predestination

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

    Dave Taylor
    25 Dec 2014 | 11:58 am
    No film has garnered as much controversy this year than the crass, sophomoric comedy The Interview, about American interview TV show host Dave Skylark (James Franco) being invited to North Korea to interview leader Kim Jung-Un (Randall Park), just be tasked by the CIA to assassinate Jung-Un. This is the film that almost wasn’t released: Production company Sony Films was allegedly hacked by North Koreans and warned not to release the film. They capitulated and five days prior to release announced the cancellation of the film. Then the day before Christmas — its scheduled release…
  • Review: Into the Woods

    Dave Taylor
    24 Dec 2014 | 8:01 pm
    It’s tricky to translate musicals onto the big screen for a modern audience, which is why we rarely see them at the local cineplex. Les Miserables was an exception and surprised a lot of people with its strong box office performance, but it’s hard to think about another recent live action musical that was worth watching. Following its previous hit, the Disney musical Into the Woods is unsurprisingly similar to Les Miserables with its superb sets and star-studded cast. The biggest difference is that Into the Woods has a sly, twisted sense of humor about its source material…
  • Review: Nightcrawler

    Dave Taylor
    23 Dec 2014 | 10:12 am
    There’s always been a slightly uncomfortable relationship between the voyeuristic viewer and the pandering filmmaker, whether it’s highbrow cinema, big-budget television, crass pornography or the nightly TV news. During the Vietnam War, the great debate was whether to show the bodies of soldiers killed in the conflict on television, but in our collective zeal for that which is salacious we’ve made that question quaint and dated: now the modern TV news watchword is “if it bleeds, it leads.” In Nightcrawler, Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a drifter, loser and…
  • Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    Dave Taylor
    16 Dec 2014 | 11:01 pm
    I’ll start out by assuring you that The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is really good, a satisfying ending to director Peter Jackson’s trilogy of Hobbit movies. Smaug is vanquished, Bilbo returns to the Shire, and the dwarves emerge victorious from the epic battle between the forces of good, the forces of evil and the greed that Smaug’s massive gold horde produces in even the least covetous. If you’ve read the book you already know the basics of the tale, a story far simpler than The Lord of the Rings trilogy. By splitting J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit…
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  • Quiz: What's the Best Football Movie of All Time?

    26 Jan 2015 | 6:00 am
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  • Discussing Kevin Costner’s 'Black or White' with Tweens

    26 Jan 2015 | 6:00 am
    Love stories, sweeping Westerns, American baseball movies – Kevin Costner has made them all. And now, he’s captivating audiences with Black or White -- a nervy, timely story that confronts the dichotomy that is race relations in this country. Based on real-life events experienced by director Mike Binder, the family drama follows Elliot Anderson, a grandfather (Costner) who must suddenly care for Eloise, his mixed-race granddaughter, on his own. But when paternal grandmother...Read MoreRead Comments
  • 2015 SAG Awards: 'Birdman' Wins; Sets Up Major Oscar Showdown with 'Boyhood'

    25 Jan 2015 | 8:21 pm
    As we skip down the final stretch of awards season, it's becoming more and more clear that no one film is a lock for that elusive Best Picture Oscar. This weekend's SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Awards proved Birdman -- which also won big at the recent PGA Awards -- is still very much a leading contender despite Boyhood snagging top prize at the Golden Globes and the Critics' Choice Awards. It may be down to a two-movie race, but which of those movies walks away with the year's...Read MoreRead Comments
  • 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Casts New Actors for Cyclops, Jean Grey and Storm

    23 Jan 2015 | 11:55 am
    Late last week, Patrick Stewart appeared on Larry King's TV show and stated plainly that he and Ian McKellen would not be appearing in X-Men: Apocalypse because the movie "is going to be looking very much at the earlier lives of all our characters. And so I don’t think we’ll be making an appearance." This isn't terribly surprising, since the younger incarnations of their characters, as played by James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, respectively,...Read MoreRead Comments
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  • The Boy Next Door

    Bob Ignizio
    22 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Review by Bob IgnizioRob Cohen's THE BOY NEXT DOORperfectly replicates the vibe of such nineties “it's not a horror movie” thrillers as UNLAWFUL ENTRYTHE HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLESWIMFAN, and THE CRUSH in which sexual attraction transforms seemingly nice and normal characters into obsessive stalkers who torment the objects of their affection in increasingly violent and elaborate ways. It's the kind of film that holds its nose in the air thinking its better than schlock like SAWor FRIDAY THE 13TH because of its big name stars and slicker production values, but at the end of the day is…
  • Cake

    Milan Paurich
    22 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Review by Milan PaurichIn CAKEthe first thing you notice is Jennifer Aniston’s hair. It’s definitely not The Rachel, the iconic hairdo Aniston popularized while starring as Rachel Green on the beloved NBC sitcom, “Friends.” The most remarkable thing about Aniston’s CAKE ‘do is how truly ghastly it is: you’d swear Claire Simmons (Aniston’s character) hadn’t even picked up a shampoo bottle in months.The utter lack of vanity evinced by Aniston in Daniel Barnz’s new movie only begins with her hair. Physically and emotionally, Aniston has never been more nakedly, even brutally,…
  • The Search For General Tso (January 23rd and 24th at the Cleveland Cinematheque)

    Bob Ignizio
    22 Jan 2015 | 7:06 am
    [THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSOscreens Friday January 23rd at 8:25 pm and Saturday January 24th at 7:05 pm at the Cleveland Cinematheque.]Review by Bob IgnizioIf you're a fan of what we in America call “Chinese food”, then you are at least aware of a dish called General Tso's Chicken. There's a fairly good chance you've eaten it, too, since it's one of the most popular ethnic foods in this country, just behind pizza according to one subject interviewed in the new documentary THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO. But just who was General Tso and what, if anything, did he have to do with the dish that…
  • Win a free Blu Ray combo pack of 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'

    Bob Ignizio
    21 Jan 2015 | 11:35 am
    Having a rough day? Improve it by entering for the chance to win a Blu-ray Combo Pack of ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY!  This family-friendly film follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life. He soon learns he is not alone when his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.  Available February 10. Click on the link to enter - http://tinyurl.com/obqlctb
  • The Grand Seduction (now on home video and streaming on Netflix)

    Wayne Richards
    20 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Review by Wayne RichardsGenerally I am opposed to the idea of remaking older movies. It seems the majority of remakes end up being an inferior product in comparison to the original work. As reboot after crappy reboot gets released, the film industry’s well of original ideas dries up and invariably, past successful films continue to become fodder for modern cinematic flops. Although THE GRAND SEDUCTION is based on a critically successful French film from 2003 (SEDUCING DR. LEWIS), it avoids the pitfalls of bad remakes and succeeds in its own right with an abundance of undeniable charm and…
 
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  • Hack Attack

    16 Jan 2015 | 2:11 pm
    Forensic investigators examine a mysterious computer crash to see if sabotage is to blame
  • Outbreak

    16 Jan 2015 | 1:53 pm
    Police uncover a medical nightmare when South Dakota residents become sick from meat
  • Palm Saturday

    16 Jan 2015 | 1:31 pm
    A killer tries to cover up his crime but creates just as incriminating evidence in the process
  • My Magic Dog

    7 Jan 2015 | 9:02 am
    An invisible dog helps a young boy fend off bullies and his wicked relatives in this family comedy
  • Tattoo, A Love Story

    7 Jan 2015 | 8:31 am
    An uptight schoolteacher falls in love with a tattooed biker in this heartwarming romantic comedy
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    Screen Rant » Movie News

  • ‘Deadpool’ Star Ryan Reynolds Says the Low Budget Equals More Freedom

    H. Shaw-Williams
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:01 am
    As superhero movies have clambered to the top of the box office mountain, their budgets have grown with them – to the point that spending north of $200 million on a film adapted from comic books is pretty common. Of course, another thing that all of the major superhero movies have in common is their MPAA rating, which invariably (for the blockbuster successes, at least) sticks to PG-13 or less. One comic book character who has an unwillingness to stay family friendly is Deadpool, which is no doubt part of the reason why it took so long for Twentieth Century Fox to finally give the…
  • Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Casts Emma Watson As Belle

    Andy Crump
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:45 am
    As Disney continues re-calibrating its classics from its vault into live action films – like last year’s Maleficent, and this March’s Cinderella - so too does it command stronger talent on every new production. Cinderella, for example, has Kenneth Branagh at its helm and Cate Blanchett playing Lady Tremaine; Jon Favreau, meanwhile, has wrangled a stacked cast for his take on The Jungle Book, including such thespians as Bill Murray, Idris Elba, and Lupita Nyong’o. The slowly germinating Beauty and the Beast is no different. Disney has award winning talent at…
  • ‘Avengers 3 & 4′: Joss Whedon Says It’s ‘Very Doubtful’ He’ll Direct

    Sandy Schaefer
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:28 am
    The rumor that Anthony and Joe Russo – directors of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and next year’s Captain America: Civil War – are all but set to helm The Avengers: Infinity War – Part 1 & 2 started making the rounds even before Marvel Studios had announced that Avengers 3 and Avengers 4 would take on the form of a two-part adaptation - one that will incorporate elements from the “Infinity War” and “Infinity Gauntlet” comic book storylines, by the sound of it. Infinity War is when the ‘Mad Titan’ himself, Thanos –…
  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Magazine Covers; Joss Whedon on His Love of Ultron

    Sandy Schaefer
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:34 am
    Of late, every other day has brought with it a new story related to Avengers: Age of Ultron, be it another interview with an enthusiastic cast member (talking about/up writer/director Joss Whedon’s Avengers sequel) or another rumor about the movie’s connections to the larger cosmos of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. That’s to be expected, though, as we’re three months away from the beginning of Ultron’s battle with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. Ultron himself, played/voiced by James Spader (Stargate, The Blacklist), is one of the elements that has only upped…
  • Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘The Blob’, & More

    Anthony Taormina
    26 Jan 2015 | 6:03 am
    This Week: Hugh Jackman to lead Olympic Skiing drama; Nicolas Cage joins Osama Bin Laden satire; Pontius Pilate in Ben-Hur switches actors; Simon West to direct The Blob remake; and Don Hertzfeldt will direct Antarctica. Hugh Jackman and Kingsman: The Secret Service star Taron Egerton are set to join the cast of Dexter Fletcher’s Olympic skiing biopic. The untitled film will tell the story of Eddie Edwards, an Olympian who gained great renown despite placing last in the 1988 Olympics. That’s because Edwards was the first athlete to represent Great Britain as an Olympic skier. Egerton will…
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    MIGHTY MOVIE PODCAST

  • Hour of the Wolf Movie Review: PREDESTINATION

    Dan Persons
    19 Jan 2015 | 12:16 pm
    Ethan Hawke warps the time-lines in PREDESTINATION. It’s January Mysteries time! Usually it’s no secret why a film gets given a January release date. The month’s largely a dumping ground, a catch-all for films that, for one reason or another, have been found wanting. But occasionally a film lands in the month that, from all on-screen evidence, should have received better treatment. Hence, the mystery. Such is the case with PREDESTINATION, a science fiction tale based on Robert Heinlein’s classic, time paradox story, All You Zombies, and starring Ethan Hawke as a…
  • Hour of the Wolf Movie Review: INTO THE WOODS

    Dan Persons
    9 Jan 2015 | 8:53 am
    Atmosphere doesn’t completely make up for a filmic outlook in INTO THE WOODS, but it helps lots. Loyalty. It’s a quality much to be desired, in how we treat our loved ones, the way we deal with our co-workers, in how those entrusted with the public welfare respect their responsibilities (we’re looking at you, Congress). And there’s a lot to be said for loyalty when it comes to adapting a film from another source, be it a novel, a play, or a musical. But it can be impediment as well, especially when loyalty to the original material gets in the way of letting a filmmaker…
  • Hour of the Wolf Movie Review: THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES & SONG OF THE SEA

    Dan Persons
    26 Dec 2014 | 7:25 am
    We haven’t actually clocked it, but it does seem there’s as much of this guy in THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES as there is actual hobbit. There’s a bit of OCD that goes along with genre film fandom — once you’ve signed on to a franchise, you’re kind-of obligated to follow it wherever it will take you, for good or ill. Thus the sullen air hanging over screenings of REVENGE OF THE SITH or any of the Wolverine spin-offs — it really does sap the energy out of an auditorium when attendance is more dutiful than enthusiastic. THE HOBBIT: THE…
  • Hour of the Wolf Movie Review: THE BEAST & IMMORAL TALES

    Dan Persons
    15 Dec 2014 | 8:42 am
    No! Bad dog! Very, VERY bad dog! Heel! Heel! He… Uhhhn… Ohhhh… G-good… doggy? Kirk Cameron can kid himself, but these are the films that will truly save Christmas. Just in time to provide a respite for anyone sick of all that Holly-Jolly, IFC is releasing a pair of notorious erotic classics to the cinema. Walerian Borowczyk’s THE BEAST and IMMORAL TALES had their original debuts in the ’70’s, both films reveling in a then-new-found freedom to explore aspects of sexuality previously considered taboo — in the case of the titles at hand, that…
  • Hour of the Wolf Movie Review: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1

    Dan Persons
    13 Dec 2014 | 6:46 am
    Annnnd, action! I said, action! Jennifer, the camera’s rolling now, you can start acting. Oh? Uh, okay then. Just… go on, I guess. Usually, when you play “Whatever Happened To…?” it’s with some washed-up celebrity. You track the downward career spiral of a Max Baer Jr, a Johnny Whittaker, a Kim Kardashian (not yet, but one day, one day), and get a concentrated lesson in the impermanence of fame. Interesting thing, though: You can play the game with fictional characters as well, and learn something about corporate decision making in the modern-day film…
 
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    The Daily Notebook

  • Movie Poster of the Week: “The 4th Man” and the Poster Art of Vincent Topazio

    Adrian Curry
    23 Jan 2015 | 8:07 am
    Above: US one sheet for The 4th Man (Paul Verhoeven, Netherlands, 1983). I’ve always liked this elegant poster for Paul Verhoeven’s The 4th Man with its striking combination of soft realism and hard geometry (that knife-like number 4!) and I decided recently to look for other designs by the artist who signs himself Topazio. But, although I have found a number of pieces with his signature, I have so far come up short on much information on the man. Vincent Topazio was, it seems, an illustrator who worked from at least the mid 70s (I found a 1975 New York magazine illustration…
  • "Mr. Turner", "Boyhood", and Criticism

    Greg Gerke
    21 Jan 2015 | 5:55 am
    Mr. Turner Let us begin with difficulties. Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner, a film as rich as an afternoon in the Louvre, presents an austere and bilious portrait of the Englishman and a ridiculous one of a young John Ruskin, a critic who explicated Turner in many words over the course of different works—a critic who drew and painted, lecturing on both with a great avidity. In Leigh, the drama is the classic case of critic as obnoxious foil to the artist's majesty and magic, with Ruskin's exaggerated lisping accent and pushing every “r” out as a “w” being the cherry on…
  • The Speed of Causality: Michael Mann's "Blackhat"

    Ryland Walker Knight
    20 Jan 2015 | 11:31 am
    “Look at where you are.” (Spoilers abound.) Michael Mann’s new film, Blackhat, is a paradox of magnitudes and proximities. The scale is global, as announced in the opening shots that rhyme with the Universal logo just prior and, thanks to the dissolves down to Earth, Charles and Ray Eames' 1977 Powers of Ten. Once on ground, in a nuclear reactor’s control room, the powers of cinema take us yet deeper, smaller, to see how fast data travels across minuscule relays inside a screen, a computer, a network. And this data, or code, is made visible as points of…
  • The Noteworthy: "The Limits of American Cinephilia", Coens in Cannes, Soderbergh's "2001"

    Notebook
    19 Jan 2015 | 5:22 pm
    In The Front Row, Richard Brody writes on Amos Vogel (pictured above), and the ever-influential (yet contrastive) strands of cinephilia born in Paris and New York: "Vogel’s dream of American independent filmmaking offering a significant artistic counterweight to Hollywood films has been fulfilled: independent films are now better, more original, more forward-looking than ever. The French cinephile stream exemplified by the New Wave filmmakers has won the hearts and minds of these independent filmmakers, and inspires them to this day. But the American cinephilia launched by Vogel, with…
  • Shadows of the Opus Magnum: Wang Bing's "Father and Sons"

    Michael Guarneri
    19 Jan 2015 | 7:07 am
    Over the past decade Wang Bing has established himself as one of the most prominent figures in documentary cinema, recording the real lives of ordinary people being the safest, most economical way for an independent filmmaker like him to realize personal film projects in China without the State's approval and financial support. These somewhat difficult conditions of production must always be kept in mind when discussing his output, which also includes two fictional reenactments of actual events—the short film Brutality Factory (2007) and the several-year-in-the-making feature film The…
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    GeekTyrant – Geek Movie and Entertainment News

  • Detailed Timeline Shows How All of Nintendo's MARIO Games Are Connected

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:20 pm
    Have you ever wondered if the events of Mario Party are connected to the Super Mario Bros. game? Thought about how Yoshi's Island may have led to Wario Land? This video is for you. YouTube user Scorpigator Films has a new video (via Kotaku) which breaks down in mind-boggling detail exactly how every single game in the Mario universe is connected. It's a must-watch for Nintendo fans, and it'll definitely give you something to think about next time you pop in a Mario-themed game.
  • Former DOCTOR WHO Star To Play Villain in Marvel's AKA JESSICA JONES Series

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:17 pm
    Marvel seems to be developing a pattern for casting actors who've previously played the Doctor on the long-running BBC series Doctor Who. First it was Christopher Eccleston as Malekith in Thor: The Dark World, and now the company has announced that David Tennant will play the villainous Kilgrave in the new Netflix series AKA Jessica Jones.An enigmatic figure from Jessica’s past, Kilgrave’s reappearance will send shockwaves through the former super hero’s world.After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as…
  • Infographic: What BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II Got Right & Wrong About 2015

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:06 pm
    You've probably seen a lot written about Back to the Future Part II this year already, and I'm guessing it won't stop until we enter the year 2016. Because we're currently living in the same year Doc Brown and Marty McFly travel to in the 1989 sequel, everyone seems to be obsessed with comparing the film's predictions of what "the future" would be like to how things actually are for us today. Here's a handy infographic from the folks at StaySourced breaking down what the movie got right and wrong about 2015.
  • Keanu Reeves' KNOCK KNOCK Is an Embarrassing Mess - Sundance 2015 Review

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:02 pm
    First thing you need to know before I begin is that I have a soft spot for Keanu Reeves. I know he's not the greatest actor in the world, but over the years I've enjoyed his films, and I'm a fan. Unfortunately, director Eli Roth's latest torture thriller isn't one of his best. I didn't like this movie at all, and I don't know how or why it was made. I personally believe that this is the most embarrassing movie that Reeves has starred in, and it makes me sad. Apparently the actor jumped at the opportunity to star in it, though. I'm not sure why, unless he thought it would be a fun…
  • Tesla: God of Thunder

    geektyrant@gmail.com (GeekTyrant)
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:00 pm
    The genius inventor Nikola Tesla mashed up with Thor seems so brilliantly obvious that I'm not sure why I hadn't seen it before. Inspired by the Tesla coil and Thor's ability to wield lightning, artist Luiza "Zee" Mendoza created this mashup for Cracked. This art is available as a t-shirt, iPhone case, mug, pillow, tank top, and art print.  Buy now at Society6 H/T: Geek Alerts
 
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    AMC Movie News

  • GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win a PROJECT ALMANAC Prize Pack!

    26 Jan 2015 | 10:01 am
    PROJECT ALMANAC is in theatres on January 30th! The movie tells the story of a group of teenagers who build a time machine, but their joy is short-lived when they discover the ripple effects of their actions.  We have an awesome prize pack from the film for one lucky winner! The prize pack will include a GoPro HERO3+ Silver Edition, a Project Almanac Ogio backpack, a Project Almanac shirt, hat, and leather watch. Take a look!  So, what do you have to do to enter? As always, it's never been easier! First, get tickets to see PROJECT ALMANAC in an AMC near you! Then, enter your info…
  • THE LOFT Clip - James Marsden and Karl Urban

    26 Jan 2015 | 10:00 am
    Check out the clip for the new psychological thriller "The Loft", starring James Marsden and Karl Urban. This interesting film hits AMC Theatres on January 30th. Grab tix! Follow us on Twitter for your daily dose of AMC Movie News! @AMCMovieNews Follow me @Amirosie
  • AMCi: The Sundance Diaries - Day Four

    26 Jan 2015 | 7:59 am
    Day four began with a valiant attempt to open my eyelids. It was no easy task, days of not much sleep and a lot of movie watching had made them heavy. I swear I heard them grumbling at me when I forced them open. But I'm so glad they complied, because our first film of the day was an absolute gem. 'Sleeping With Other People' is a rom-com written and directed by Leslye Headland ('Bachelorette') who described the film in her intro as "When Harry Met Sally for a-holes." And that sums it up perfectly. Alison Brie and Jason Sudeikis play two former college lovers who reconnect years later and…
  • AMCi: The Sundance Diaries - Day Three

    25 Jan 2015 | 5:22 pm
    Our first film on day three was an Aussie drama called ‘Strangerland’. ‘Perfect!' I thought,' I will support my home country!’ If only that ended up being the case. ’Strangerland’ stars Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes as a mother and father trying to find their two missing kids. It sounded like ‘Prisoners’ set in the Aussie outback, but unfortunately, the pace is SO slow, all tension is lost. The cast is solid - Nicole puts everything she has into her role, as does Hugo Weaving, who plays the cop trying to solve the case. But there’s…
  • Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner and Alexandra Shipp Cast as Younger Mutants in X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

    24 Jan 2015 | 11:42 pm
    With the huge critical and monetary success of Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past", it's safe to say we are all quite excited for "X-Men: Apocalypse". Now three big casting announcements have been revealed and it continues to help further the momentum. It's been confirmed that Tye Sheridan will play the younger Scott Summers a.k.a. Cyclops, Sophie Turner will play Jean Grey and Alexandra Shipp will play Storm. Out of the list, Sheridan is probably the most recognizable of the bunch. He shined alongside Matthew McConaughey in "Mud", as well as opposite Nicolas Cage in "Joe". He is…
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    The Horror Movie Show

  • HMPod.com Podcast 166 — Predestination, Automata, Apocalyptic, Left Behind, Mercy, Irreversible (2002), The Town of the Living Dead

    Jerry
    7 Jan 2015 | 12:24 pm
    Time travel to 2015 with Predestination Happy new year, gentle listeners. Jerry & Mark, your hosts of The Horror Movie Show, hope 2015 is starting out well for you. Unlike the debacle that was 1968. Whew, what a stinker that was. The guys have a plethora of wild & crazy movies this episode, beginning with the excellent Predestination. Sarah Snook & Ethan Hawke are mesmerizing as time travellers in a complex web of unreality, then & now. Without giving anything away, this is the best time-travel movie since 12 Monkeys. Another sciency-fictional flick comes next: Automata.
  • HMPod.com Podcast 165 — The Babadook, Tusk, Starry Eyes, Extra-terrestrial, President Wolfman, Nobody Can Cool, Gone Girl, Theory of Everything

    Jerry
    31 Dec 2014 | 11:37 am
    Hear the review, take a look, You’re bound to like The Babadook Happiest of new years to everyone who believes the Gregorian calendar is the bestest calender ever. If you’re not “with” the Gregorian, you are out of it. This episode of The Horror Movie Show is a densely packed cluster of reviews, all lovingly discussed & dissected by those jolly holiday elves, Mark & Jerry. And the boys have quite a collection of flicks to round out the year. Australian filmmaker Jennifer Kent‘s debut feature, The Babadook, is fresh & interesting, occasionally hard to…
  • HMPod.com Podcast 164 — Xmas Special 2014: Silent Night, Zombie Night; Krampus: Xmas Devil; Dead End; Don’t Open Till Xmas; Elves; Nightmare Before Xmas

    Jerry
    17 Dec 2014 | 3:55 pm
    Wishing you a very scary Xmas! Top o’ the season to you, darling listener. As sugar plums turn to ash in your mouth, let us present The Horror Movie Show, hosted by those jolly elves Jerry & Mark. Pour yourself a large bucket of eggnog (with something extra added, perhaps a splash of brandy, perhaps 50cc of spinal fluid). The Hosts of Xmas Past first regale us with their tales of the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead, followed with a brief summary of the season ender for Z Nation. Nothing says Xmas quite like the shambling undead, which naturally leads us to the first holiday…
  • HMPod.com Podcast 163 — Ouija, Lucy, Noah, Chrysalis, The Bunnyman Massacre, Martyrs

    Jerry
    10 Dec 2014 | 12:41 pm
    Ouija conjures up real scares Hello again, dear listeners! As we approach Christmas & the vaunted holiday season, we here at The Horror Movie Show hope you are not over-stressed by the commercial pressures to “buy yourself a good time” & “spend more so you are loved.” We have the perfect antidote to holiday blues: Mark & Jerry chatting about a half-dozen movies & mayhem. First up is Ouija, directed by Stiles White. Based on the board game of the same name, this story of devilish haunting features a young cast who are fairly competent & a pretty good…
  • HMPod.com Podcast 162 — VHS Viral, Dead Snow 2: Red Vs. Dead, Dracula Untold, The Town that Dreaded Sundown (2014), Alien Abduction, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    Jerry
    3 Dec 2014 | 2:13 pm
    Only new movies this week, folks! Top of the day to you, our dear friends. For your listening pleasure, another episode of The Horror Movie Show hosted by sons of fun Jerry & Mark. Put away your dust cloths & cleaning supplies. This special podcast features only brand-new movies. First up is the third flick in the V/H/S series & contains some pretty wild sequences. As with the majority of anthology movies, VHS Viral does not win each time, but the guys believe it scores a solid 50 per cent, so not bad. Listen in for all the details. The sequel to director Tommy Wirkola‘s…
 
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    The MacGuffin: Film Reviews, Movie Interviews, Top 5's, and More

  • Film Review – Two Days, One Night

    Sarah Ksiazek
    23 Jan 2015 | 8:00 am
    Two Days, One Night, from directors Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne, is about one woman’s weekend quest to save her job. Sandra (Marion Cotillard) works at a solar panel company and is currently out on sick leave. She finds out on a Friday that her coworkers have voted to receive a bonus over keeping her on as an employee. With her boss’ approval after Sandra’s plea to him, another vote is to be taken on Monday morning. She has the weekend to go to each coworker’s residence to convince him or her to vote to keep her job over taking a significant bonus. The film is set in…
  • Film Review – Mr. Turner

    Edward Davidson
    23 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am
    J. M. W. Turner was considered a controversial painter in the 19th century. His use of light and his elevating of landscape painting as an artform to rival historical paintings in England was seen as one of the key forerunners of the impressionist movement. Fellow artists recognized his brilliance as did certain key art buyers. Though renowned for his oil paintings, he became known as one of the greatest masters of watercolors. The highly underrated character actor Timothy Spall turns in a terrific portrayal of him in Mike Leigh’s intimate film Mr. Turner. The film concerns the last 25…
  • Film Review – Wild

    Benjamin Rendall
    22 Jan 2015 | 11:01 pm
    Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) is preparing to go on a 1,100-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail in Wild.  We are not told why but sense that this is something she thinks she needs to do even though she cannot say why. As she starts out she is getting a huge pack with all the food, supplies, water etc. ready yet then struggles to get her pack filled and put on, getting some laughter from the audience. It played to me more that she has thought this through and yet hasn’t;  she has all the gear she would need but the idea of what this was going to be like, walking and carrying…
  • Film review – Appropriate Behavior

    Cassidy Robinson
    22 Jan 2015 | 10:38 pm
    Desiree Akhavan’s breakup comedy Appropriate Behavior cautiously and honestly blends the familiar with the new, as she competently writes, directs, and stars in her first feature. Indiscriminately using every aspect of her own life to the screen, Akhaven plays Shirin, a second-generation Iranian who’s struggling to find a job, a living situation, and a suitable rebound after ending a closeted relationship with her first serious girlfriend, Maxine (Rebecca Henderson). What first seems like a mopey, navel-gazing coming-of-age drama, quickly reveals itself as a clever and self-deprecating…
  • Film Review – Song One

    Adelaide Blair
    22 Jan 2015 | 10:26 pm
    Just to get this out in the open, I am not a passenger on the hate train for Anne Hathaway. While she seems a little bland, it’s nothing to get all nasty about. I don’t really get the vitriol directed towards her; it just seems out of proportion to anything she’s actually done. (Or not done as the case may be.) But whatever, she’s the female lead in Kate Barker-Froyland’s feature debut, Song One, and she does just fine. But I do have one weirdo complaint, so I’m going to make it now before I start with the real film review, because my issue is petty and should not distract from…
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    Immortal Ephemera

  • A Yank at Eton (1942) Starring Mickey Rooney with Freddie Bartholomew

    Cliff Aliperti
    26 Jan 2015 | 2:18 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal Ephemera Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Released September 1942. 88 minutes. Directed by Norman Taurog from an original story by George Oppenheimer. Starring Mickey Rooney, Edmund Gwenn, Ian Hunter, Freddie Bartholomew, Marta Linden, Juanita Quigley, Alan Mowbray, Peter Lawford, Raymond Severn. MGM bought George Oppenheimer’s story A Yank at Eton in early 1939 and word soon trickled through the trade papers that they planned on shipping Mickey Rooney and Freddie Bartholomew to England to star. In mid-August, Variety reported that the…
  • J. Edgar Hoover’s Persons in Hiding (1939) With Patricia Morison

    Cliff Aliperti
    19 Jan 2015 | 3:57 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraParamount Pictures. Released February 10, 1939. 70 minutes. Based on Persons in Hiding by J. Edgar Hoover. Adapted by William R. Lipman and Horace McCoy. Directed by Louis King. Starring Lynne Overman, Patricia Morison, J. Carrol Naish, William Henry, Helen Twelvetrees, William Frawley, Judith Barrett, William Collier Sr., May Boley, Richard Stanley (Dennis Morgan), Dorothy Howe (Virginia Vale), John Hartley, Janet Waldo, Richard Denning, Leona Roberts. This 1939 gangster “sleeper hit” was the first of four films spun…
  • Real-Life Society ‘Honor Slaying’ Inspires Two 1932 Films

    Cliff Aliperti
    14 Jan 2015 | 3:32 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal Ephemera“Historians might as well throw away their pens and become movie directors. For, providing the miles and miles of celluloid are saved for posterity, the boys and girls of 2032 will need no history books to acquaint them with the doings of this silly age.” — Kaspar Monahan, Pittsburgh Press, August 1932 Sarcasm noted, Mr. Monahan, and I’ll do my best to help. Monahan is referring to release of two 1932 films, both obscure today, neither ever having been released to home video, but both surviving well enough to be…
  • The Cat and the Canary (1927) – Old Dark House Classic Starring Laura La Plante

    Cliff Aliperti
    7 Jan 2015 | 2:05 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraUniversal. World premiere in Detroit, August 14, 1927. Based on the 1921 play by John Willard. Adapted by Alfred A. Cohn and Robert F. Hill. Directed by Paul Leni. Starring Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall, Gertrude Astor, Flora Finch, Arthur Edmund Carew, Martha Mattox, George Siegmann, Lucien Littlefield. I had planned to watch The Cat and the Canary around Halloween, but never got to it. I hate to admit it, but that often happens to me with silent films. On the bright side, the few…
  • White Woman (1933) Starring Charles Laughton and Carole Lombard

    Cliff Aliperti
    4 Jan 2015 | 1:45 am
    Written by Cliff Aliperti and originally published on Immortal EphemeraParamount. Released November 10, 1933. Based on the play Hangman's Whip by Norman Reilly Raine and Frank Butler. Screenplay by Samuel Hoffenstein and Gladys Lehman. Directed by Stuart Walker. Starring Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, Charles Bickford, Kent Taylor, Percy Kilbride, James Bell, Charles Middleton, Claude King, Ethel Griffies, James Dime, and Marc Lawrence. This starts out as a Carole Lombard movie, but once Charles Laughton comes along he crowds out all of the other actors with his bushy mustache, loud suits,…
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    firewireblog.com

  • Hero Complex Gallery Announces The Return of The Young Guns Invitational Opening On January 30, 2014

    Larry Fire
    26 Jan 2015 | 1:00 am
    Hero Complex Gallery is excited to announce the return of The Young Guns Invitational, a show that features Emerging and Rising Artists, which wowed the art scene in it’s first iteration just over a year ago. Each artist has created 3 or more pieces in a mini theme of their own choosing, and you will awed by the results of their work…we definitely are! The show opens on Friday, January 30, 2015 from 7-10pm Hero Complex Gallery 2020 South Robertson Blvd., Studio D,  Los Angeles, CA 90064
  • DC Reveals Convergence Variant Covers By Chip Kidd

    Larry Fire
    25 Jan 2015 | 1:00 am
    April will kick off DC’s latest big event, Convergence. This two-month storyline involves both the weekly Convergence mini-series and 40 two-issue comics that focus on various DC heroes pulled from the publisher’s pre-New 52 history. DC revealed that all 40 mini-series will feature a variant cover illustrated by acclaimed artist/designer Chip Kidd. DC’s Convergence Event Brings Back the Old DC Universe and you can read an interview with Kidd HERE where he discusses his design process and the inspiration behind the striking color palette in these images.
  • Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto

    Larry Fire
    24 Jan 2015 | 1:00 am
    A complete meat- and brisket-cooking education from the country’s most celebrated pitmaster and owner of the wildly popular Austin restaurant Franklin Barbecue–winner of Texas Monthly’s coveted Best Barbecue Joint in Texas award. When Aaron Franklin and his wife, Stacy, opened up a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate in 2009, they had no idea what they’d gotten themselves into. Today, Franklin Barbecue has grown into the most popular, critically lauded, and obsessed-over barbecue joint in the country (if not the world)—and Franklin is the…
  • LEGO Scooby Doo Sets Arriving In August 2015

    Larry Fire
    23 Jan 2015 | 9:56 pm
    The LEGO Group today announced its partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to develop a collection of LEGO building sets inspired by the timeless and beloved animated franchise, Scooby-Doo. Five new building sets will bring the zaniness of classic characters including Shaggy, Scooby and the entire gang to life in LEGO form for the first time ever, and are scheduled to hit store shelves in August. In another first, the Scooby Gang will be animated in LEGO form. In 2015, fans can look forward to a 22-minute LEGO special, featuring Scooby-Doo, and produced in partnership with Warner…
  • Batman 75th Anniversary Action Figure 4-Pack

    Larry Fire
    23 Jan 2015 | 1:00 am
    Celebrate the Dark Knight”s 75th anniversary with action figures! This first special edition Batman 75th Anniversary Set 1 Action Figure 4-Pack celebrates the Caped Crusader”s 75th anniversary with figures of the Dark Knight based on the designs of Bob Kane, Jim Lee, Darwyn Cooke, and the best-selling Batman: Arkham Origins video game, featuring a unique paint deco only seen here! The First Appearance Batman by Bob Kane Action Figure, New Frontier Batman by Darwyn Cooke Action Figure, Hush by Jim Lee Batman Action Figure, and Batman: Arkham Origins Batman Action Figure measure 6…
 
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    The A.V. Club

  • Newswire: Idiots using American Sniper as an excuse to hate Muslims, civil rights group claims

    26 Jan 2015 | 12:04 pm
    Confirming suspicions that stoners going to laugh at the fake baby are only one subgroup contributing to American Sniper’s box-office success, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee now claims that the film has led to a threefold increase in people talking about killing Muslims on social media. (The group has apparently already compiled hundreds of such messages, examples of which we will decline to reprint here.) “The last time we saw such a sharp increase was in 2010, around the Ground Zero mosque,” Abed Ayoub, the group’s national and legal policy director, tells The…
  • Newswire: Adam Sandler’s first movie for Netflix is certainly an Adam Sandler movie

    26 Jan 2015 | 12:03 pm
    Much as the frontiersman blazed a trail across the Wild West littered with rotting buffalo carcasses and pox-ridden blankets, Adam Sandler will forge his path into making movies exclusively for Netflix with his Western comedy The Ridiculous 6. Sandler has been planning to take his next paid vacation in the desert for years now, with Sony, Paramount, and Warner Bros. all briefly considering, then bailing in the wake of box-office returns for Blended and Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways To Die In The West—as well as Sandler’s Netflix deal. But now the streaming service has confirmed that…
  • Watch This: Vera Farmiga and Debra Granik shared a breakthrough at Sundance 2004

    26 Jan 2015 | 11:00 am
    Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: With Sundance running all week, we look back at some of the festival’s best prizewinners.Down To The Bone (2004)Before she gave Jennifer Lawrence her breakout role with 2010’s Winter’s Bone, writer-director Debra Granik made a splash at Sundance—and introduced audiences to Vera Farmiga—with 2004’s bracing Down To The Bone. A wrenching tale of addiction set in a snowy, run-down patch of upstate-New York nowheresville, Granik’s feature debut (co-written with Richard Lieske)…
  • Coming Distractions: Trailer for Eli Roth’s Knock Knock invites viewers to play a dangerous game

    26 Jan 2015 | 10:44 am
    Eli Roth’s latest, Knock Knock, marks the director’s first-ever premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and according to the director, it also “marks a turning point” in his career, shifting from the gore that’s defined his horror work to a more psychological sort of thriller. The film finds devoted family man Keanu Reeves alone one weekend when two young women (Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas) happen upon his door, with sexy, then dangerous results. Knock Knock is inspired by 1977’s Death Game, a film to which Roth bought the rights to use as a “springboard”—while also casting…
  • Newswire: Fake applause, ostensibly real honors at Screen Actors and Producers Guild Awards

    26 Jan 2015 | 10:23 am
    The members of the Screen Actors Guild gathered last night to pay tribute to that most noble of showbiz industry professions: acting as though you are genuinely happy for the success of others, while simultaneously acting as though you are not already exhausted by the endless procession of awards shows and their by-now predictable outcomes. It was a stellar performance all around, as presenters, winners, and patient, tuxedoed bystanders alike gamely turned in believable approximations of enthusiasm. That was even true of the non-actors working behind the scenes—most notably the sound man,…
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    ProMovieBlogger

  • Make Your Website’s Permalink Google News Compliant on Day One

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

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

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

    Rollo Tomasi
    7 May 2014 | 8:03 am
    Learning how to add Open Graph and Schema meta data to your website’s HTML pages can be done easily or over the course of a business day. We will explore both methods in this article. First things first though. You have to be made aware of what Open Graph and Schema meta data are so that you know of their importance to your website and its HTML pages. What is Open Graph? The Open Graph protocol enables developers to integrate their pages into the social graph. These pages gain the functionality of other graph objects including profile links and stream updates for connected users. As an…
  • Email Newsletter Design Best Practices Infographic

    Rollo Tomasi
    23 Jan 2014 | 7:13 am
    Email Newsletter Design Best Practices Infographic. If you have a website and use Feedburner to manage your RSS feed and email subscribers (if you have activated these services), you have a newsletter. If you use Aweber, Mail Chimp, Constant Contact, etc., you definitely have a email newsletter. “A newsletter is a regularly distributed publication that is generally about one main topic of interest to its subscribers.” Having a email newsletter does not mean that you have set it up properly or are managing it efficiently and to its maximum potential. It simply means you have an…
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  • ‘Selma’ Director Ava DuVernay & Lead David Oyelowo Re-Teaming On Hurricane Katrina-Set Love Story/Murder Mystery

    admin
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:42 am
    Following their collaborations on ‘Middle of Nowhere’ and the Oscar “Best Picture” nominee ‘Selma,’ Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo are teaming up again for a currently untitled Hurricane Katrina-set love story and murder mystery. DuVernay will write, produce, and direct, while Oyelowo is in negotiations to both star and also produce the project. Participant Media’s Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King will serve as executive producers. “Hurricane Katrina is one of the most important social and environmental stories of our time,” said Participant…
  • Action-Packed Extended TV Spot For ‘Jupiter Ascending’ – Starring Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne…

    admin
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:26 am
    From Warner Bros Pictures comes this new extended TV spot for Lana and Andy Wachowski’s ‘Jupiter Ascending.’ Starring the likes of Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton, Doona Bae, James D’Arcy and Tim Pigott-Smith, the film opens on February 6th. From the streets of Chicago to the far-flung galaxies whirling through space, ‘Jupiter Ascending’ tells the story of Jupiter Jones (Kunis), who was born under a night sky, with signs predicting she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars…
  • Emma Watson To Star In Disney’s Live-Action ‘Beauty And The Beast’

    admin
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:09 am
    Previously attached to another version of Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s fairy tale at Warner Bros. Pictures (which stalled after Guillermo del Toro dropped out last summer), THR today bring word that Emma Watson is joining Disney’s live-action version of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ as the lead character Belle. The film will be directed by Bill Condon and is set to begin production in 2015. Expect word on a release date shortly. Following the news, Emma Watson had the following to say about the film on her official Facebook page, “I’m finally able to tell…
  • Ryan Reynolds Talks ‘Deadpool': “We Get To Make The Movie We Want To Make”

    admin
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:51 am
    Earlier this month we hear that production on the upcoming ‘Deadpool’ film will be set up in Ryan Reynolds’ home town of Vancouver.  Last summer test footage “leaked” online for the long-in-development X-Men spinoff to much acclaim. Closely following the warm reception, 20th Century Fox penciled in the perpetually on/off project for a February 12th, 2016 release date – three months before ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ hits the big screen. Today Ryan Reynolds has opened up to MTV about the film, saying, “It’s been a long time, but it’s happened in the right way and…
  • New Official Looks At The Key Players In Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron

    admin
    26 Jan 2015 | 4:19 am
    The good folks over at Empire have unveiled the covers for their upcoming March issue, providing us with new looks at a number of the key players in Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ The issue hits newstands on Thursday, so expect more images and info from the piece shortly. The film itself opens on April 24th in the UK and on May 1st in the US. Joss Whedon’s ensemble superhero flick stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. Together with Scarlett Johansson as…
 
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    TheSkyKid.Com

  • Bringing Up Bobby (2011)

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

    RjMendera
    8 Jan 2015 | 3:28 pm
    Who is John Robert Rimel? RJ Mendera introduces this young artist from Virginia. The post Introducing John Robert Rimel appeared first on TheSkyKid.Com. read more at TheSkyKid.Com
  • A Handful of Grass (2000)

    Georgi
    7 Jan 2015 | 3:28 pm
    A Handful of Grass is a poignant drama that can genuinely move you. Recommended!! The post A Handful of Grass (2000) appeared first on TheSkyKid.Com. read more at TheSkyKid.Com
  • Night Has Settled (2014)

    Georgi
    2 Jan 2015 | 6:09 pm
    A somewhat controversial film about a 13-year-old boy Coming-of-Age in New York City. The post Night Has Settled (2014) appeared first on TheSkyKid.Com. read more at TheSkyKid.Com
  • Wishin’ and Hopin’ (2014)

    Georgi
    29 Dec 2014 | 7:38 pm
    Wishin’ and Hopin’ is a delightful comedy flick that'll put a smile on your face from start to finish. The post Wishin’ and Hopin’ (2014) appeared first on TheSkyKid.Com. read more at TheSkyKid.Com
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    Go Metric

  • The Other Night at Quinn’s: Avram Fefer

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

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

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

  • TRAILER: THE IMITATION GAME Shows Us The Answers

    Courtney Howard
    25 Jan 2015 | 8:43 pm
    By now most of you have seen the biopic THE IMITATION GAME, but I’m guessing there’s a few of you who’ve yet to bare witness to the atrocities dealt Alan Turing. That’s why this new trailer will help put you in seats. Set to UNKLE’s “The Answer (Trentemoller Remix)” the trailer oozes atmosphere. Here’s the …
  • Red Band Clip From HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2 Shows The Gang Being Louder Than A Bomb

    Courtney Howard
    25 Jan 2015 | 8:28 pm
    I bet you’d never think a raunchcom would ever dare to cite Einstein as inspiration? Think again! Woohoo! Little did the super smart scientist know that years later, his theories on time travel would be used in a marketing campaign for the ballsy comedy sequel, HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2, starring Adam Scott, Craig Robinson, Clark …
  • REVIEW – MOMMY

    Courtney Howard
    24 Jan 2015 | 11:09 pm
    Oedipus Wrecks
  • Listen To Juanes’ Song “Juntos (Togetherness)” From MCFARLAND, USA

    Courtney Howard
    23 Jan 2015 | 6:57 pm
    Juanes is a HUGE Latin rock superstar with a lot of crossover appeal. These are just the facts. It’s no wonder Disney tapped him to sing the theme song for their (legit) feel-good, inspirational sports film MCFARLAND, USA.  The film follows the inception of McFarland, California’s first cross-country track team, throughout the highs and the lows. …
  • FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Soundtrack Details + 3 Music Videos

    Courtney Howard
    23 Jan 2015 | 6:22 pm
    Your new soundtrack to get sexed up to....
 
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    Film Threat

  • FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #3

    John Wildman
    25 Jan 2015 | 3:31 pm
    The morning starts with some Film Society of Lincoln Center business: taking care of press ticket requests, sending production stills to people, and clearing out emails before I move on to the first screener of the morning...Read More at FilmThreat.com
  • FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #2

    John Wildman
    24 Jan 2015 | 2:04 am
    John takes a look at, and reviews, five more 2015 Sundance Film Festival selections...Read More at FilmThreat.com
  • FOXCATCHER

    Rick Kisonak
    23 Jan 2015 | 9:03 pm
    The movie is 135 minutes long and takes its time saying absolutely nothing of consequence about America, entitlement, the power of privilege, the haves and have nots or what have you. It offers little more than the portrait of a psychologically unstable hobbyist behaving in psychologically unstable ways...Read More at FilmThreat.com
  • THE ROYAL ROAD

    Mark Bell
    23 Jan 2015 | 1:23 pm
    2015 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL NEW FRONTIER SELECTION! It is a risky film if your attention span is not forgiving, and some people will love it while others will be terribly put off by it...Read More at FilmThreat.com
  • FILMS GONE WILD: 2015 SUNDANCE #1

    John Wildman
    23 Jan 2015 | 12:06 pm
    I arrive in Park City for my fifteenth Sundance and the shuttle radio is playing the Carpenters’ “We’ve Only Just Begun” which is entirely appropriate. Not the song, but the fact that it’s the Carpenters. Park City. Sundance. Back again...Read More at FilmThreat.com
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  • On Blu-ray and DVD January 27, 2015

    The Critic
    26 Jan 2015 | 2:37 am
    FURY April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds […]
  • INTERSTELLAR – Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand Release Date

    The Critic
    26 Jan 2015 | 2:34 am
    Hailed as “the most exhilarating film this century”, director Christopher Nolan’s “must-see masterpiece” (New York Post) INTERSTELLAR makes its highly anticipated debut on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand March 31, 2015, from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD March 17, 2015. Blu-ray #1 · Feature film […]
  • TRIBECA FILM PICKS UP NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO MISERY LOVES COMEDY AT THE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

    The Critic
    24 Jan 2015 | 1:37 pm
    Tribeca Film announced today it is acquiring North American rights to Kevin Pollak’s directorial debut Misery Loves Comedy, which world premieres today at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The film, a Heretic Films and NewAley Pictures production, is written by Pollak and John Varhous, and produced by Becky Newhall, Burton Ritchie and Barry Katz. Ben […]
  • In Theaters This Week

    Milton
    23 Jan 2015 | 2:09 am
      VERONIKA DECIDES TO DIE  After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.         VERONIKA DECIDES TO DIE TRAILER     THE HUMBLING Based on Phillip Roth’s final […]
  • FÁBRICA DE CINE AND SHARPSWORD FILMS SET TO PRODUCE AND PROVIDE FINANCING FOR MARTIN SCORSESE’S SILENCE

    The Critic
    23 Jan 2015 | 1:57 am
    Fábrica de Cine and SharpSword Films are pleased to announce that they have come aboard to produce and provide the financing for Scorsese’s SILENCE. They will be managing the production under a joint entity, FM Films, LLC. Gastón Pavlovich will produce with executive producers Dale Brown, Matthew Malek and Tyler Zacharia. Martin Scorsese and Emma […]
 
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    Nerd Reactor

  • Why Tyrese will make an awesome Green Lantern

    Robert Galvan
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:38 pm
    Tyrese has been getting a lot of slack over the past few days since he first hinted at possibly playing John Stewart, aka a Green Lantern. I think he would make an awesome Green Lantern in both the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League films. John Stewart was originally set as a backup Green Lantern when Guy Gardner was out, being the first African-American Green Lantern in the comics and one of the few superheroes of color in comics during the ’70s. He was a former marine and tough guy who was described by Hal Jordan as carrying a chip on his shoulder that’s…
  • Released illustrations show the Fantastic Four reboot suits

    Alger Alama
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:17 pm
    With all the “wonderful” news that’s been surrounding this reboot, it looks like there’s additional information that’s been revealed from this production. Our lovely geek-tastic friends over at Nerdist have released a video showing illustrations on the suit designs for the Fantastic Four. If you don’t have time to watch through the video, here’s the screenshots of the illustrated suits for both Reed Richards and Johnny Storm. Uh…..   Uhh….huhhh…. Huh….interesting. My opinion? To me it looks like Reed Richard’s…
  • Videogame BANG! Live Episode 2

    Aaron Carter
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:15 pm
    The Weekend BANG! is here live once again, and now with a brighter room! Sir Aaron Carter left it up to the people again to choose the topic and the response was quick and decisive. Cory V shows his sexy mug on the live feed along with Weekend BANG! Live first timers, The Real David Webb and Jason Gist. David and Jason add well needed upgrades to the show, like lighting and a very nice background for the stream. After we get the Huge topic out of the way, we take it to the chat as they ask us questions. You might just find out some deep dark secrets about us, or just what’s our favorite…
  • Emma Watson to play Belle in Beauty and the Beast remake

    Amber Hunt
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:08 pm
    It seems like more and more Disney movies are slowly being made into live-action films. (Hey, I’m not complaining.) For example, we’re getting a new live-action Cinderella adaption this year. Besides that, we already have Snow White and the Huntsman, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, Sleeping Beauty (Maleficent), and others. Well now we’re getting a Beauty in the Beast live-action remake! And I’m proud to tell you that Emma Watson will be playing Belle. How perfect is that? We all know her for her beloved part in the Harry Potter series as Hermione Granger. To be…
  • David Tennant to star as Kilgrave in Marvel’s AKA Jessica Jones

    Laura Sirikul
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:52 am
    Marvel has announced that British actor David Tennant will be joining their Netflix series Marvel’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones. He will be playing villain Zebediah Kilgrave aka the Purple Man. Tennant, known to audiences as the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who, will be starring opposite to Krysten Ritter and Mike Colter, who will play Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. Who is Zebediah Kilgrave? Kilgrave is a villain whose body produces pheromones which allow him to verbally control the actions of others. He is the archenemy to Jessica Jones, as well as Daredevil. Maybe we will see him in the Daredevil…
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    Optimacy

  • Never Socialize Without This…

    Megan Meade
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:50 am
    Picking the right place to meet people is important. However, no matter where you go…certain tips will maximize your success.     In Best Places to Meet People Part I and Part II, we went over many different places to meet people and the various advantages/disadvantages. After reading these articles, you should be able to evaluate almost any place for its POTENTIAL to meet the right people for YOU. In subsequent articles, we have been offering helpful tips to enhance your chances for meeting people almost anywhere you go. In this article, we discuss something you should…
  • Facebook Bang with Friends App

    Megan Meade
    25 Jan 2015 | 5:29 pm
      It was only a matter of time – Bang with Friends App         Interested in using Facebook for more than just friendship?   Finally…there is Facebook app that says what you REALLY mean.   The new Facebook app – Bang with Friends offers a new method for users who want to meet their friends in a more ‘lustful’ manner. From what we can tell, you simply install the app and select the Facebook friends you are ‘interested in’. Per an article on Mashables “To join, users sign in with Facebook, and are taken to a…
  • How To Make Your Kiss Memorable

    Megan Meade
    25 Jan 2015 | 5:01 am
      “A kiss that speaks volumes is seldom a first edition…” Claire Whiting     Kissing is a critical piece of any relationship. Initially, it plays a large role in determining sexual compatibility. Then…as things get more intimate…it provides the backbone for foreplay and sex.   If someone doesn’t enjoy kissing you, then there is little chance they will have sex with you.   Unfortunately, few people are ever taught HOW to kiss. Most learn through trial-and-error, which makes it very difficult to improve. (Not many kissing partners…
  • 3 Tips to Look Attractive

    Stacie Davis
    24 Jan 2015 | 4:40 pm
      You can’t feel confident about something that requires a skill or knowledge you don’t have.       Confidence is attractive, but requires more than flipping a switch.   True confidence requires COMPETENCE.   For example, an Olympic swimmer will be extremely confident in their ability to swim the length of a pool. On the flip side, this same swimmer may have no confidence in performing brain surgery. Let’s apply this to dating…   Do you often feel confused and bewildered by dating?   If so, join the crowd.  Most people receive…
  • Optimacy – Introduction – Members Read First!!!

    Megan Meade
    24 Jan 2015 | 3:52 am
      Welcome to Optimacy!       It’s great to have you join us…reading these lessons…and ready to learn new skills. You are now part of a select group and will soon experience advantages you’ve never had before.   Optimacy is really powerful stuff!     Besides improving your self-esteem and confidence, we also teach significant powers of persuasion and many subconscious methods of communication. Before we go further…a quick word about values, ethics, and manipulation.   We are not the ‘moral police’. What you do…
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  • #FaceOff: season 8, episode 2 "Monkey Business"

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    21 Jan 2015 | 6:23 pm
    Last night's episode picked up where the last week's kickoff episode left off: creating two aliens from crashed UFO debris. And then a monkey wrench was thrown into the contestant's plans, because it...
  • #FaceOff: season 8, episode 1 “Return of the Champions”

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    15 Jan 2015 | 3:01 pm
    This season the big twist is there are three returning champions who will act as coaches. Season Two winner Rayce Bird (who?), Season Four winner Anthony Kosar, and Season three finalist and season five winner, Laura Tyler. Prediction...
  • 'True Detective' analysis part 5: Who is the King in Yellow?

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    10 Jan 2015 | 2:01 am
    This final installment of my analysis of True Detective (now out on DVD) attempts to explicate the Lovecraftian and supernatural elements in the series, something creator Nic Pizzolatto has largely denied. In this installment, we draw parallels...
  • 'True Detective' analysis part 4: Is there a Yellow Sign conspiracy?

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    9 Jan 2015 | 2:01 am
    This fourth installment of my analysis of True Detective (now out on DVD) attempts to explicate the Lovecraftian and supernatural elements in the series, something creator Nic Pizzolatto has largely denied. In this installment, we delve into the...
  • 'True Detective' analysis part 3: What is the King in Yellow?

    Michael Tresca, Sci-Fi Movie Examiner
    7 Jan 2015 | 2:01 am
    This third installment of my analysis of True Detective (now out on DVD) attempts to explicate the Lovecraftian and supernatural elements in the series, something creator Nic Pizzolatto has largely denied. In this installment, we look at the...
 
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    Grumo Media

  • Walmart Exchange – WMX

    Miguel Hernandez
    21 Jan 2015 | 11:33 am
    Walmart Exchange is a marketing solution that makes it really simple for the largest brands and agencies to leverage Walmart store data and optimize their advertising. Demo video produced by Grumo Media. What do you do when you want to sell more? You spend a significant percentage of your revenue on advertising your brand, and more and more of your advertising budget is now spent on digital media. Problem is that you cannot track most of the sales generated from your digital ads. Why? because more than 90 percent of all retail sales happen at physical stores and not online which means you…
  • New Grumo: BeanStack

    Miguel Hernandez
    20 Jan 2015 | 11:01 am
    Product demo video produced by Grumo Media. Finding great books and apps for your child can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. Who do you trust? Which ones are best for my child? And how can I use them jumpstart learning? Let's find out, with Beanstack! Connecting your family with our librarians' favorite books and apps, matched to your child's specific age and interests. Just log on and tell us what they like, such as ninjas or princesses, or maybe math and science! Our librarians handpick the best books and apps, factoring in things like reading level and favorite genres, and…
  • New Grumo: JustGo Pads by JustGoGirl

    Miguel Hernandez
    15 Jan 2015 | 6:44 pm
    If you have ever run or jumped and leaked, JustGo Pad is for you! Explainer demo video produced by Grumo Media. Ladies, has this every happened to you? Well take a deep breath, you are not alone. In fact, this even has a name: Exercise-Induced Urine Leakage or if you prefer…Exercise-Induced Urinary Incontinence. And this is happening to so many of us women who are pushing their athletic potential. Some pee a little. I, myself, pee a lot. So what are we going to do, avoid working our asses off just because of a little wee wee? Or fight this battle head on, with JustGo Pads from JustGo Girl,…
  • InForm – Formularios seguros

    Miguel Hernandez
    14 Jan 2015 | 11:35 am
    Video explicativo producido por Grumo Media. Digamos que su negocio permite solicitar sus servicios financieros por medio de un formulario. ¿Cómo sabe si las personas rellenando su formulario está utilizando su verdadera identidad? Desafortunadamente hay muchos impostores y tener un sistema de identificación inseguro puede ser devastador para su negocio. InForm le permite crear formularios en línea súper seguros usando una combinación de controles biométricos que pueden verificar las huellas dactilares de una persona, su cara, voz, e incluso su firma. Con InForm crear un nuevo…
  • InForm Explainer Video

    Miguel Hernandez
    14 Jan 2015 | 11:35 am
    Product demo video produced by Grumo Media. Let’s say you use a form to let people apply for financial services. How do you know if people filling the form are using their real identity? Unfortunately there are many impostors out there and having an unsafe identification system can be devastating to your business. InForm allows you to create super secure online forms using a combination of biometric checks that can verify a person’s fingerprints, face, voice, signature and more. To create a new form is very simple First define the fields you want to collect data in Pick a type of data…
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    Jimmy's Sweet Blog

  • Life of Pi and the Problem with Relative Truth

    Jimmy
    14 Jan 2015 | 8:10 pm
    Back at the end of 2012, I previewed Life of Pi via a sponsored post.  Part of the sponsorship was a free copy of the novel (movie tie-in paperback).  In summer of 2013 I got around to reading it and Summer 2014 I was able to view the film, on my parents’ DVR. The book is well written, with an good storytelling and interesting plot.  The film is just an abbreviated version of the film, with brilliant visuals. I won’t spoil any major plot points, but the themes and some of the logic of the main character Pi to me seems flawed.  The major theme of the story, solidified by the…
  • Appreciate the things we don’t get anymore

    Jimmy
    19 Oct 2014 | 8:19 pm
    Last week my company held its second annual User Group conference, where we invited all of our clients and to come to Milwaukee for sessions, networking, and to meet our team.  This year it was held at the Pfister Hotel, a luxury hotel built in 1893. Being in such an old building and experiencing the awesome architecture reminded me of my time in Europe with my college choir, seeing cathedrals, opera houses, and old churches. Sitting at lunch last Tuesday, talking with one of my coworkers and a couple clients, I commented on how cool the ceiling was in the Imperial Ballroom. …
  • LOST is 10 years old…and I remember it like it was yesterday

    Jimmy
    23 Sep 2014 | 5:41 pm
    I‘ve read a bunch of articles about LOST, but The Verge posted a great one about how with all its flaws and craziness, the thing that keeps you watching is the characters and their relationships.  I’ll buy that. Maybe a binge of LOST is in order…. Also, what are your thoughts on the show? The post LOST is 10 years old…and I remember it like it was yesterday appeared first on Jimmy's Sweet Blog.
  • Raised by Penguins? Bat nipples? George Clooney?

    Jimmy
    20 Sep 2014 | 12:05 pm
    I wasn’t fan of its predecessor, but this sequel gets a couple of things right where Batman failed.  It certainly isn’t a great film, and I’m rather impressed these films made enough money that they made four of them.  In any case, I think Batman Returns may be the best film in this series. First things first, Tim Burton really toned down the “iconic shots” in this film and majorly increased the plot (i.e. it had a plot this time).  There are 2.5 villains: the Penguin…a monster played by Danny DeVito, Christopher Walken plays himself (actually he plays…
  • Na na na na na na na na Batman! (1989 edition)

    Jimmy
    6 Jun 2014 | 10:15 pm
    As a kid I remember watching the live action Batman (1989) and being very entertained.  It is probably because, as a kid, there wasn’t much for me to think about or understand in the film. It is a highly stylized (for 1989), almost cartoonish version of Batman, with very weak characters and plot.  Michael Keaton does fine, as a rather bored Bruce Wayne, with some pretty funny one-liners.  His portrayal of The Batman, however, is a bland, kind of lame superhero.  But you know, even a lame Batman is cool.  I think it is that suit. The Batwing flying straight…
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    Three Stooges Pictures

  • Heavenly Daze photo gallery

    admin
    18 Jan 2015 | 12:12 pm
    A collection of photos from the Three Stooges short film, Heavenly Daze, starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Vernon Dent, Symona Boniface The post Heavenly Daze photo gallery appeared first on Three Stooges Pictures.
  • Hold that Lion photo gallery

    admin
    12 Jul 2014 | 3:12 pm
    Photo gallery for the Three Stooges short film, Hold that Lion, starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Kenneth MacDonald, Emil Sitka – and a cameo appearance by Curly Howard!   The post Hold that Lion photo gallery appeared first on Three Stooges Pictures.
  • What’s the Matador photo gallery

    admin
    20 May 2014 | 12:31 pm
    What’s the Matador? A photo gallery for the very funny Three Stooges short film, What’s the Matador? where Moe, Larry and Curly get their act booked at a bullfight in Mexico — but intentionally swap their suitcase with that of the beautiful Dolores, whose husband is very jealous, and arranges to have a live bull released into the ring! To see a larger image, click on the thumbnail of the image. The post What’s the Matador photo gallery appeared first on Three Stooges Pictures.
  • All the World’s a Stooge

    admin
    18 Apr 2014 | 3:11 am
    All the World’s a Stooge (1941) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard) All the World’s a Stooge begins with a rich society matron who informs her husband that she’s adopting  refugees — not because she cares, but it’s the current fad.  Her husband, however, is suffering from a horrible toothache, and so he goes to see a dentist, Dr. I. Yankum (played by Nat Pendleton). At the dentist’s office, the Three Stooges are seen in closeup as Moe yells “Pull! Pull!” — which, as the camera pulls back, isn’t…
  • The Three Stooges: Curly Classics

    admin
    2 Feb 2014 | 5:16 am
    The Three Stooges: Curly Classics gives a 108 minutes of six Three Stooges classics, all dealing with the Three Stooges and Curly in particular: A Plumbing We Will Go (1940), Men In Black (1934), Micro-phonies (1945), Punch Drunks (1934), Three Little Pigskins (1934) and Woman Haters (1934). Most of these are true classics, and some of the funniest Three Stooges shorts of all times, with the exception of Woman Haters their first film for Columbia. Famous routines include Curly going crazy at the sound of music (a gimmick re-used many times since), Curly lip-synching to…
 
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    DvdReleases.org

  • Not Cool

    elin
    21 Jan 2015 | 12:32 pm
    Shane Dawson directs and stars in this raunchy yet heartfelt coming-of-age comedy from the producer of AMERICAN PIE. Former prom king and college freshman Scott (Dawson) returns home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely friendship with former classmate Tori, Read the Rest »
  • Poker Night

    elin
    21 Jan 2015 | 12:02 pm
    In this twisted thriller, a young detective becomes an unwilling participant in a sadistic game of cat-and-mouse when he is kidnapped by a masked serial killer. In order to survive, the detective must use the wisdom imparted to him by senior detectives on their regular poker night.
  • Once Upon a Time Veronica

    elin
    21 Jan 2015 | 10:57 am
    Veronica is fresh out of medical school. It’s a crucial time in her life, a period filled with doubts and important decisions to be made: tough career choices, her intimate bond with her ailing father, and her active but chaotic love life. Veronica must deal with all of them as she tries to cope with Read the Rest »
  • Food Chains

    elin
    21 Jan 2015 | 10:49 am
    From Eva Longoria and Eric Schlosser, producer of Food Inc. and Fast Food Nation, comes a powerful and shocking expose about what feeds our country. This powerful true story of one small group of workers overcoming corporate greed to end slavery and abuse in America’s fields will inspire you to demand your food be fair!
  • Starry Eyes

    elin
    21 Jan 2015 | 10:43 am
    Determined to make it as an actress in Hollywood, Sarah Walker spends her days working a dead-end job, enduring petty friendships and going on countless casting calls in hopes of catching her big break. After a series of strange auditions, Sarah lands the leading role in a new film from a mysterious production company. But Read the Rest »
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    Obsessed Magazine » Film & Animation

  • #Film: The Big Deal About Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Inherent Vice”

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

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

    Mariusz Zubrowski
    25 Dec 2014 | 7:34 am
    Ugh, it’s Christmas again? Being from a small—almost non-existent—family, banquet dinners, cheesy holiday sweaters, and mistletoe awkwardness all seem like something out of a bad movie to me. Christmases in my household were depressingly casual: five-minute gift exchanges next to a three-foot plastic tree. In elementary school I had the shocking realization that Christmas cheer is not just straight-to-DVD fodder and is very much real. This year, at least for one weekend, I joined in on the festivities and found that the holiday spirit—or at least some benign sense of it—was only a…
  • #Film: The Big Deal About Annie

    Laura Law
    19 Dec 2014 | 10:00 am
    THE WHO Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Quvenzhane Wallis, Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale in a film by William Gluck THE WHAT: A 2014 modern musical inspired by the 1920’s Little Orphan Annie comic strip (which also inspired a movie in 1932, another movie 1938, a Broadway musical in 1977, another movie 1982 and yet another remake in 1999). In this latest iteration, the eternally optimistic Annie is a foster kid (Wallis) who tries to win over the heart of a determined billionaire cell phone tycoon (Foxx) who is running for New York City Mayor. THE BIG DEAL: I went into the theater expecting to…
  • 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…
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    Budomate.com - Martial Arts Movie News

  • A blow-by-blow survival marathon in Close Range

    budomatemagazine
    19 Jan 2015 | 10:00 pm
    Check out images from the sets of Close Range. Scott Adkins and Isaac Florentine are currently working on a film called Close Range where Scott plays Colton MacReady, a rogue soldier desperately trying to save his family from a drug cartel and corrupt authorities. Film is written by Chad Law, who wrote Van Damme’s Six Bullets, and Shane Dax Taylor who directed Bloodworth. Bleiberg Entertainment’s Compound B is producing. Fight Choreographer is Jeremy Marinas. That’s what Scott told Movie Cricket in his interview: “Production has stalled a little bit but hopefully it is ramping…
  • Seagal recruited to assassinate a drug dealer in Absolution

    budomatemagazine
    18 Jan 2015 | 7:00 pm
    Check out Japanese trailer for Steven Seagal‘s Absolution movie. Director: Keoni Waxman Writers: Richard Beattie, Keoni Waxman Cast: Steven Seagal, Vinnie Jones, Byron Mann Steven Seagal’s upcoming action film The Mercenary Absolution is his 6th time collaboration with Keoni Waxman. Plot: When an ex-operative is recruited by his old boss to assassinate an Afghan drug dealer, he begins to suspect a link between a drug smuggling operation, a sex trafficking ring and the US Government. Check out the trailer below The post Seagal recruited to assassinate a drug dealer in Absolution…
  • CBS is going to release Rush Hour TV series in 2015

    budomatemagazine
    17 Jan 2015 | 2:01 pm
    TV producer Bill Lawrence was at the Television Critics Association press tour was asked about the Rush Hour TV series he’s developing. He confirmed that it will have martial arts and it will still be the characters Det. Lee and Carter, whom Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker played in the movie. “New plot, same characters, a little younger, a little different, fish out of water,” Lawrence said. “It’s a cool script. I’m psyched about it.” There’s got to be a relatively small pool of martial artists who would do television. The script is not picked up to pilot yet, but if it is,…
  • Most anticipated martial arts movies 2015

    budomatemagazine
    14 Jan 2015 | 8:00 am
    This movie annual hot list is based on the most anticipated martial arts movies 2015 that already awakened the force for moviegoers and fans are most looking forward to seeing. Iceman 3D part 2 The sci-fi movie about the imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. Donnie Yen is working hard to stay on the top of olympus but how it has been said “work smarter not harder”, and after flops like Special ID and Kung Fu Jungle maybe he will start picking up projects more carefully. So if you liked…
  • Rope a Dope

    budomatemagazine
    14 Jan 2015 | 4:32 am
    Meet the Dope, who takes a beating by a local gang of martial art thugs, only to awaken the same day after being knocked out. Every day he finds himself in the same fight, awakening the same day, and forced to fight every day. When the Dope takes his fate into his own hands, things begin to turn around. Starring Eric Jacobus, Dennis Ruel, Shaun Finney, Yun Yang, Thomas Tan, Lorenz Ruwwe, Sergio Munoz, Jacob Gonzales Rope A Dope 2 – Return of the Martial Arts Mafia The Dope wakes up after his victory, but now the leader of The Martial Art Mafia is out for revenge… and he’s…
 
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    GoldDerby

  • SAG Awards (TV): 10 sizzling stats, records and facts

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    26 Jan 2015 | 1:56 am
    Screen Actors Guild voters broke their pattern of repeat television winners in many cases Sunday night. Indeed, none of this year's individual champs had won for these current roles before. Of the newly-declared champs, Uzo Aduba ("Orange is the New Black") and Mark Ruffalo ("The Normal Heart") have their first career SAG trophies. Viola Davis ("How to Get Away with Murder"), William H. Macy ("Shameless"), Frances McDormand ("Olive Kitteridge"), and Kevin Spacey ("House of Cards") had previous victories but for different film and TV projects. -BREAK- Related: Complete list of 2014 SAG Awards…
  • Uzo Aduba makes history at SAG Awards with Comedy Actress win for 'Orange is the New Black'

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    26 Jan 2015 | 1:25 am
    Uzo Aduba ("Orange is the New Black") became the first African American to win Best TV Comedy Actress at the SAG Awards after being only the second to even contend in this category; Vanessa Williams lost her 2007 bid for "Ugly Betty" to Tina Fey ("30 Rock"). -BREAK- While it is heartening to see this color barrier broken, it is worth noting that neither woman was the star of her show. Unlike its film awards, SAG does not differentiate between lead and supporting on the TV side.  Editors' SAG Awards slugfest: What we loved (Eddie Redmayne) and hated (no-shows) Aduba is used to making…
  • SAG Awards (Film): 10 fascinating facts, records and stats

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:44 am
    All but two of the 11 film winners at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards were first-timers at the podium. The exceptions: Julianne Moore for "Still Alice" and Emma Stone for the "Birdman" ensemble. Moore had previously prevailed for her work in the TV miniseries "Game Change" (2012). Stone was part of the ensemble win for "The Help" (2011). -BREAK- Related: Complete list of 2014 SAG Awards winners Eddie Redmayne ("The Theory of Everything") hopes to continue the trend in his category. The last 10 men to win Best Actor at SAG have repeated at the Oscars: Jamie Foxx ("Ray," 2004), Philip…
  • Will SAG Awards champ Viola Davis be first African American to win Drama Actress at Emmys? (Poll)

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:10 am
    Viola Davis became just the second African American to win Best TV Drama Actress at the SAG Awards, claiming the prize Sunday for her starring role in "How to Get Away with Murder." The first to break through the color barrier was Chandra Wilson, a featured player on "Grey's Anatomy," who won this award in 2006. (SAG does not differentiate between lead and supporting on the TV side). -BREAK- However, Wilson was unable to parlay this victory into an Emmy, despite four consecutive bids in the Supporting Actress category. She lost in 2005 and 2006 to Blythe Danner ("Huff"), in 2007 to…
  • Oscars news: 'American Sniper' tops $200 million, Harvey Weinstein on 'The Imitation Game'

    sitemail@goldderby.com
    25 Jan 2015 | 9:25 pm
    Todd Cunningham reports: "the Iraq War saga 'American Sniper' soared like a superhero movie at the box office, with a $64.3 million second weekend in wide release that would make any caped crusader proud. The Clint Eastwood-directed telling of the tough return home by Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, played in the movie by Bradley Cooper, continued its electrifying run with the best second weekend ever by an R-rated movie. In the process, 'American Sniper' hit the $200 million mark in domestic grosses just 10 days after earning nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor  and four other Oscar…
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    Deadbolt » Movies

  • Unbroken – a Riveting Story of Life’s Struggle

    admin
    19 Jan 2015 | 10:08 am
    With a few biopics and history induced movies doing rounds in Hollywood lately, Unbroken joins the box office race with Angelina Jolie behind the director’s reins. Unbroken follows the life of Louis Zamperini, a war hero and a famous Olympian, played by Jack O’Connell. Zamperini, along with two crew members survive a fatal plane crash for 47 days in nothing else but a raft. The story progresses as they are caught and sent by Japan’s navy to a pow camp. The movie begins in 1943, where the protagonist Zamperini spends time as US Air Force personnel bombing his way through the…
  • Predestination – a Time Travel Tale You Don’t Want to Miss

    admin
    16 Jan 2015 | 9:59 am
    Written by Michael and Peter Spierig, Predestination features a time-traveling agent who has been given the responsibility of preventing an attack in which thousands of people are threatened to be killed. The attacker is the Fizzler Bomber who wants to destroy a large part of New York City by blowing it up, killing thousands in the process. The agent is played by Ethan Hawke who goes on the quest along with his new recruit, John Doe, played by Sarah Snook. John Doe is basically a person who used to be woman who had a child, but now chooses to live as a man. Snook has been a revelation in the…
  • Inherent Vice: a Stoner’s Perspective of Life

    admin
    14 Jan 2015 | 9:55 am
    Inherent Vice has been adapted from the 2009 novel of the same name by Thomas Pynchon. The movie, packed with drugs and humor, is akin to The Big Lebowski, a film by Coen Brothers, which has gone on to become a cult classic. The movie is set in 1970s L.A. and even though it shares a certain similarity to a few movies set in the same era, it is made unique by comedic elements and a diverse cast. The film’s central character is a private investigator, Doc Sportello, played by Joaquin Phoenix. He’s a druggie, shaggy-haired man-child who hates violence. Being a private investigator,…
  • A Most Violent Year – a Most Interesting Film

    admin
    12 Jan 2015 | 9:48 am
    J.C Chandor does it again after churning out movies with ideas that are not exactly revolutionary. This time around, he comes with the plot of businessmen trying to keep their hands clean in the 1980s era , one full of crime ridden fallacies in the City of New York. Oscar Isaac leads the pack with a superb performance as a businessman struggling to keep his hand out of the dirt as he tries to live the American dream. J.C Chandor does a brilliant job of portraying the life of businessmen in the 1980’s era, said to have been one of the worst and most violent years (1981 to be specific) in…
  • Selma: a Historic Masterpiece

    Chris D'souza
    8 Jan 2015 | 3:54 pm
    With so many entertaining movies flying around, it is hard to find one made with the intent of being a legitimately important film. Selma, from director Ava Duvernay, is one biopic that breaks the shackles of entertainment and takes time out to reflect the world back on the audiences. The movie follows Martin Luther King Jr. as he embarks on his campaign to Selma, Alabama, in one of the most vital periods in America, the Civil Rights Movement. He brings his supporters to Selma to stand up for the right to vote without any racial bias in a time full of hate and fear, a time where, from the…
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    The Cult of Matt and Mark

  • 149 Beetlejuice

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

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

    11 Jan 2015 | 7:45 pm
    Matt battles the forces of nostalgia to defend the honor of Legend against the mediocre reviews it received at the time, while Mark debates the Lili characters quest-worth. Ridley Scott's Legend is an astounding visual feast the brings to bear the best of the pre-CGI era practical effects. Intended to be a 'live action' Disney-like film ala Snow White, it succeeds. However, its ability to craft like-able characters in its heightened landscapes falls short. But one thing we can all agree on is that the teenage Mia Sara lit the fires of many proto-goth boys back in the 1980s with her black…
  • 146 Top Gun

    5 Jan 2015 | 7:58 pm
    This week we review the Tim Robbins classic Top Gun (yes, Tim Robbins was in Top Gun!... Merlin?... check the credits!) on The Cult of Matt and Mark. A cultural phenomena that encouraged thousands of young men to serve aboard aircraft carriers performing duties far less awesome than flying an F-14 Tomcat. Matt and Mark are of Ebert's opinion on this one, when in flight Top Gun soars, when on the ground, the film crashes and burns. So take a ride in to the danger zone of Cold War era machismo and enjoy.Download: 146 Top Gun
  • 145 The Princess Bride

    29 Dec 2014 | 1:35 pm
    This Barbara Streisand vehicle is even better than seeing Babs live!! ... wait... no? This isn't The Prince of Tides? That was a close one. This week we review the 1987 classic The Princess Bride. A bit of a split review this go 'round, Mark finds the deft care Rob Riener takes with the characters memorable and endearing while Matt lacks the proper nostalgia to truly embrace this quirky and nuanced film. One thing we both can agree on is that it takes a rare individual to seek out a Billy Crystal performance.Download:  145 The Princess Bride
 
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    Filmonic

  • The First Trailer for All the Wilderness

    Alex
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:05 am
    A teenage boy explores the wilderness around his city while struggling with the loss of his father in this indie movie starring Danny DeVito. Yes, that Danny DeVito, now watch the trailer below (it looks quite nice). As you can tell from the trailer, Danny DeVito plays the boy’s psychiatrist and he doesn’t seem to […] Read The First Trailer for All the Wilderness on Filmonic.
  • Another Red Band Trailer for Hot Tub Time Machine 2

    Alex
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:05 am
    No decade is safe from this fools. Actually scratch that, absolutely nothing is safe, not even your sanity. This is the 2nd (and 3rd) red band trailer for Hot Tub Time Machine 2. Most studios would try to hide an incoming train wreck with careful editing of their trailers, but not this one, oh no. […] Read Another Red Band Trailer for Hot Tub Time Machine 2 on Filmonic.
  • Hugh Grant Wants to Change his Future in The Rewrite

    Alex
    25 Jan 2015 | 8:06 am
    A has-been award winning screenwriter agrees to teach a class in order to pay his bills. This is the second trailer for the Hugh Grant romantic comedy The Rewrite. Even a decade ago Hugh Grant was still pretty popular in this sort of movies, not so much today, like at all. Seriously, what happened? I […] Read Hugh Grant Wants to Change his Future in The Rewrite on Filmonic.
  • Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston Reteam for She’s Funny That Way

    Alex
    24 Jan 2015 | 9:07 am
    Everyone screams and there’s slapping left and right and I have no idea what’s going on in this first trailer for the comedy She’s Funny That Way. After their surprise hit Marley & Me back in 2008, Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston reteam for another comedy called She’s Funny That Way, no dog this time. […] Read Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston Reteam for She’s Funny That Way on Filmonic.
  • The New Jean Grey, Cyclops and Storm

    Alex
    23 Jan 2015 | 10:26 am
    Director Bryan Singer took to twitter to announce that Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan and Alexandra Shipp will play Jean Grey, Cyclops and Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse. We all knew they’d have to recast those parts since Apocalypse takes place around a decade before the events of the original X-Men, when those three were still quite […] Read The New Jean Grey, Cyclops and Storm on Filmonic.
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    The Moon is a Dead World: horror reviews

  • The Noose: Troma to release Rabid Grannies and From Asia With Lust Vol. 1

    Ryne Barber
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:11 pm
    Rabid Grannies: the most vital Blu-Ray you’ll ever own, I imagine, because who doesn’t want to see old women killing things? I sure do. And if that’s your bag, Troma is bringing you a new 2-disc Blu-Ray/DVD combo for March 10! Along with that, Troma’s also putting out From Asia With Lust Volume 1: Camp/Hitchhike, basically a couple of shorts about rape revenge. Yeah, not for everyone for sure, but it’s also an option should you want to check that on March 10 as well. The post The Noose: Troma to release Rabid Grannies and From Asia With Lust Vol. 1 appeared…
  • Lady Demon #2 | Comic Review

    Ryne Barber
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:36 am
    When we last left Aaron Gillespie’s new comic revitalizing the Chaos character Lady Demon, our protagonist Violet had just discovered that she was back from the dead harboring an evil, violent demon inside her. Revenge fueled the bloodlust, and she was ready and raring to get back at those who killed her, her boyfriend, and her father. In Lady Demon #2, things get a bit more complicated when a few crazy demons begin their attack on Vi; it’s not just the demon inside her that’s raging, but the ones on the outside that threaten to make her life even more of a hell. The good…
  • Horror Horizon: January 27, 2015

    Ryne Barber
    24 Jan 2015 | 8:40 am
    Notable horror releases for the coming Tuesday. Selections are subject to Blu-Ray release as well. The Remaining “The Remaining is an action-packed supernatural thriller that addresses questions of life, love and belief against an apocalyptic backdrop. A group of close friends gather for a wedding, but the celebration is shattered by a series of cataclysmic events and enemies foretold by biblical end-times prophecies. The survivors face a horrifying, uncertain future as they scramble for safety. But as their world collapses around them in chaos and terror will they choose real life…
  • The Atticus Institute | Movie Review

    Ryne Barber
    23 Jan 2015 | 7:42 am
    The Atticus Institute isn’t found footage – well, not in the sense that some guy is standing around shooting terrible events on home video while everyone else screams at him to help. Instead, it’s a faux-documentary about a fake possession of a woman in a fake institute. Writer/director Chris Sparling fashions the film into a pretty authentic-looking series of interviews with people who experienced the strange things at the Atticus Institute in the 1970s, and it all looks like something you might find on the Discovery Channel during Halloween week, along the lines of a look…
  • Nailbiter Vol. 1: There Will Be Blood | Graphic Novel Review

    Ryne Barber
    22 Jan 2015 | 12:25 pm
    A town of serial killers seems like overkill, something cheesy that a mainstream television show (maybe like The Following?) would develop because it has the potential to lead to a lot of action setpieces and a long-running serialization. But Joshua Williamson’s Nailbiter is anything but corny; his narrative is much darker than expected, and the emphasis on multiple serial killers is just the tip of the iceberg in this mystery. Aided by artist Mike Henderson’s heavy, shadowy paneling, Nailbiter Vol. 1: There Will Be Blood is the start of an intriguing serial serial comic that…
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  • 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Lands on New Empire Magazine Covers

    Movie News Plus
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:28 am
    Empire has revealed the cover of their latest issue, which features the expanded roster of Avengers, including returning members Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), together with newcomers Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen). The magazine has also provided a look at their limited edition collector's cover, featuring Ultron (James Spader) himself. Avengers: Age of Ultron is the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of…
  • 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners - Full List

    Movie News Plus
    25 Jan 2015 | 7:44 pm
    SAG-AFTRA presented its coveted Actor statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2014 at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. Honored with individual awards were Eddie Redmayne, J.K. Simmons, Julianne Moore and Patricia Arquette for performances in motion pictures and Kevin Spacey, Viola Davis, William H. Macy, Uzo Aduba, Frances McDormand and Mark Ruffallo for performances in television. The Screen Actors Guild Awards originated…
  • Luke Evans Officially Drops Out of ‘The Crow’ Reboot

    Movie News Plus
    25 Jan 2015 | 5:31 pm
    Just when Relativity's reboot of The Crow appears to be taking a step forward, it takes one step back. Last month, F. Javier Gutiérrez left the project as its director, so he could get to work on the next film in The Ring franchise. Music video director Corin Hardy was soon scooped up to replace him behind the camera. After Gutiérrez left, Evans was asked by Den of Geek if The Crow was still progressing, to which he answered: "It’s not, no. No at the minute The Crow is not, not for me, I think it’s a little… I mean I’m sure it’s going to go ahead at some point, but I have other…
  • Weekend Box Office 1-23 to 1-25 (2015)

    Movie News Plus
    25 Jan 2015 | 2:26 pm
    Weekend Studio Estimates / January 23, 2015 - January 25, 2015Warner Bros.' American Sniper easily led the box office for the second consecutive weekend with an estimated $64.37 million. The Oscar nominee for Best Picture, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper, was down just 28 percent from last weekend's record-breaking performance and has now surpassed the $200 million domestic mark with $200.14 million through 32 days (of which, only 10 of those days have been wide release). American Sniper is already the 12th highest-grossing R-rated release ever. Could it end up topping…
  • The Trailer for 'She’s Funny That Way' Starring Owen Wilson and Imogen Poots

    Movie News Plus
    24 Jan 2015 | 5:30 pm
    Clarius Entertainment has released the first trailer for She’s Funny That Way, the upcoming comedy starring Owen Wilson, Imogen Poots, Kathryn Hahn, Will Forte, Rhys Ifans, and Jennifer Aniston. Gearing up for the production of his latest play, Broadway director Arnold Albertson (Owen Wilson) arrives in New York City ahead of his family and treats himself to a one-night stand with spunky, charismatic Brooklynite Izzy (Imogen Poots). Assuming they'll go their separate ways and never meet again, they're both shocked when she walks in to audition for a role in the play alongside his actress…
 
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    You Won Cannes

  • DVD Review: Frankenstein Vs. The Mummy (2015, Dir, Damien Leone)

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

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

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

    Shawn Francis
    10 Dec 2014 | 4:40 pm
    I’ve only talked briefly of my love of all things D&D in a couple of reviews, but have never really spoken at length about it, never thought I’d really feel the need to since at 45 I’m not into the game anymore, haven’t been for decades, but just a few weeks ago while on Amazon I bumped into what appeared to me to be a new Monster Manual. The release date confirmed it was indeed new. What?! Without hesitation I hit up google, did some detective work and learned the makers of the game created a 5th Edition that started it’s official roll out this past summer.
  • Blu-Ray Review: The Wind Rises (2013, Dir, Hayao Miyazaki)

    Shawn Francis
    8 Dec 2014 | 11:21 am
    Since this is the last movie Hayao Miyazaki is making, he’s retiring from movie making, I was expecting the best, but what I got was something less than that. I mean the animation as always was spectacular but the story this time out is rooted firmly in the real world, so to speak. I tend to be more partial to his fantasy-laden plots. The Wind Rises centers on an actual person from history, Jiro Horikoshi, who designed this airplane for World War II. The tale, however, as I understand is fictional, showing how he became inspired by aeronautics and how he met his wife who then died of…
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  • Shamitabh Starrer Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush To Perform Live

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

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

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    9 Jan 2015 | 2:49 am
    Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer for the upcoming action film Run All Night. The project has been directed by Jaume Collet – Serra (Unknown, Non – Stop) and scripted by Brad Ingelsby. It is produced by Michael Tadross, Roy Lee and Brooklyn Weaver. The film stars Liam Neeson, Joel Kinnaman, Ed Harris, Genesis Rodriguez, Boyd Holbrook, Vincent D’Onofrio, Holt McCallany, Malcolm Goodwin and Nick Nolte. Run All Night is scheduled to hit theatres on 17th of April. Hit the video to watch the trailer:
  • Watch The Official Trailer For R. Balki’s Film ‘SHAMITABH’

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    7 Jan 2015 | 5:14 am
    The official trailer for the much awaited film ‘SHAMITABH’ has gone online. The project has been directed and written by R. Balki. Music for the film is given by Ilaiyaraaja. The film stars megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush in the lead. The other star casts include Rekha, Abhinaya, Rukmini Vijaykumar and Rajeev Ravindranathan. The film marks the debut of Akshara Haasan, the younger daughter of Kamal Haasan and Sarika. ‘SHAMITABH’ is scheduled to hit theatres on 6th of February. Hit the video to watch the trailer:
  • Ten Broken Marriages Of Bollywood – Photographs

    Admin
    28 Dec 2014 | 11:31 pm
    Marriages are made in heaven and once entered into the relation, it was believed to carry it for seven births. But in the 21st century, the age old belief is proving wrong, with many taking the negative side of the holy binding – i.e. DIVORCE. It has become quite prominent in our society and Bollywood is also affected with it. Here is a list of ten broken marriages of Bollywood. 1 – Hrithik Roshan and Suzanne Khan Roshan One of the most talked about couple of Bollywood Hrithik Roshan and Suzanne Khan are no longer together. They were recently divorced on November 1st after being…
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  • Rings May Not Be a Ring Sequel but a Reboot

    23 Jan 2015 | 10:05 am
    Talk about strange news. Most of you who have had your eyes on the genre scene know that another film in the Ring franchise is in the works with prospect F. Javier Gutirrez at the helm. Rings as it will be known (and as was titled the short that was included The Ring Twos release) was initially believed to be a sequel or a tiein of sorts to the American Ring films.
  • And it Returns... The XFiles is Coming Back

    23 Jan 2015 | 10:04 am
    But were not exactly in the deep stages of development yet you weirdos. Take it easy Fellow chairman Dana Walden stated that they are in the logistics phase so well have to sit it out and wait. Whenever Carter David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are freed up for a reunion well be seeing the wheels in motion.
  • Resident Evil The Final Chapter is Shooting This Year

    23 Jan 2015 | 10:03 am
    Those who love the fusion of science fiction and horror are going to be happy to learn that Resident Evil The Final Chapter is finally moving forward. Production on the film had been called to a halt after franchise staple Milla Jovovich announced her second pregnancy with hubby and Resident Evil mastermind Paul W.S. Anderson. Well were finally moving beyond all that baby business and getting back into the world of zombies monsters and scientific insanity that feels impossible to truly figure out (thats not to say that a good portion of this franchise is anything less than a blast).
  • Big Changes On The Way For The Next Season of American Horror Story

    23 Jan 2015 | 10:02 am
    Landgraf also recognizes that things have to continue to be ramped up noting that one of the things I love so much about that is that it can be radically radically reinvented in terms of tone setting period characters cast. And along those lines I think theres going to be an unusually large reinvention in between Book 4 and Book 5 relative to say between Book 3 Coven and 4 Freak Show.
  • REC 4 (2014) Review

    22 Jan 2015 | 8:38 pm
    In REC 4 we come full circle in a lot of respects. The virus outbreak has now reached global proportions and a small crew of research scientists are on a ship at sea to work on an antivirus. What they really need to make this work though is somebody from ground zero. Low and behold some military guys go back to that original apartment building where the first outbreak took place and retrieve surprise Angela Vidal (Manuela Valasco) who was the reporter documenting the outbreak in the very first installment.
 
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    Out of the Past ~ A Classic Film Blog

  • On Borrowed Time (1939)

    Raquel Stecher
    19 Jan 2015 | 12:07 pm
    Sometimes a film comes into your life at the exact moment you need it. And other times it's inconvenient or painful. My grandfather passed away Friday night. When I woke up Saturday morning I turned on the TV to watch TCM. Classic film as emotional therapy has always been a way for me to cope with what life throws at me, both good and bad. What I didn’t expect to see on TCM is exactly what appeared: a movie about a dying grandfather. It was the last 30 minutes of the movie and I wasn’t sure if I should watch it. In fact, I was pretty sure watching it was a bad idea. I watched it…
  • Rex Ingram: Visionary Director of the Silent Screen by Ruth Barton

    Raquel Stecher
    12 Dec 2014 | 2:00 pm
    Rex Ingram: Visionary Director of the Silent Screenby Ruth BartonHardcover, 262 pagesISBN: 9780813147093October 2014University Press of KentuckyBarnes and NoblePowell'sIndieBoundRex Ingram was once a famous director from the silent film era and today is virtually unknown. His name was eclipsed in fame by another Rex Ingram, the actor and some of his films eclipsed in fame by remakes. According to legend, Rex Ingram, whose real name was Rex Hitchcock, once suggested to a young Alfred Hitchcock that a name change was crucial for future success."Changing his name was another statement of intent,…
  • Lonesome (1928) at the Coolidge Corner Theatre with Alloy Orchestra

    Raquel Stecher
    2 Dec 2014 | 10:00 am
    Coolidge Corner Theatre sign lit up at night is a beauty to behold.Lonesome (1928) on the Coolidge Corner Theatre marquee.Last night was simply magical. I had the absolute pleasure of seeing Pál Fejös’ Lonesome (1928) on the big screen. This event took place at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA and was the grand finale of their Sounds of Silents repertory series. It included live musical accompaniment by the acclaimed Alloy Orchestra. I had seen the Alloy Orchestra before at the Somerville Armory back in 2009 for a Halloween screening of The Phantom of the Opera (1925). But…
  • Why Be Good? (1929) by Jonas Nordin

    Raquel Stecher
    24 Nov 2014 | 9:00 am
    The late silent film Why Be Good? (1929) was considered lost for many years. Not only has it been found but also restored and released on DVD much to the delight of classic film fans across the globe. The film stars Colleen Moore as Pert Kelly. She’s a shopgirl by day and a wild flapper by night. Pert’s reputation as as partier is all smoke and mirrors. She’s a good girl at heart and only wants the appeal the flapper lifestyle provides. Pert has caught the eye of Winthrop Peabody Jr. (Neil Hamilton). He’s mesmerized by her vivacity and beauty but equally perplexed by her reputation.
  • 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…
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    You Won Cannes

  • DVD Review: Frankenstein Vs. The Mummy (2015, Dir, Damien Leone)

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

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

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

    Shawn Francis
    10 Dec 2014 | 4:40 pm
    I’ve only talked briefly of my love of all things D&D in a couple of reviews, but have never really spoken at length about it, never thought I’d really feel the need to since at 45 I’m not into the game anymore, haven’t been for decades, but just a few weeks ago while on Amazon I bumped into what appeared to me to be a new Monster Manual. The release date confirmed it was indeed new. What?! Without hesitation I hit up google, did some detective work and learned the makers of the game created a 5th Edition that started it’s official roll out this past summer.
  • Blu-Ray Review: The Wind Rises (2013, Dir, Hayao Miyazaki)

    Shawn Francis
    8 Dec 2014 | 11:21 am
    Since this is the last movie Hayao Miyazaki is making, he’s retiring from movie making, I was expecting the best, but what I got was something less than that. I mean the animation as always was spectacular but the story this time out is rooted firmly in the real world, so to speak. I tend to be more partial to his fantasy-laden plots. The Wind Rises centers on an actual person from history, Jiro Horikoshi, who designed this airplane for World War II. The tale, however, as I understand is fictional, showing how he became inspired by aeronautics and how he met his wife who then died of…
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    The Stop Button

  • The More the Merrier (1943, George Stevens)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    24 Jan 2015 | 6:03 pm
    The More the Merrier is a wondrous mix of comedy (both slapstick and screwball) and dramatic, war-time romance. Director Stevens is expert at both–that war-time romance angle is as gentle as can be, with Stevens relying heavily on leads Jean Arthur and Joel McCrea to be able to toggle between both. And they do, ably. Arthur and McCrea have spellbinding chemistry in the film. But the film doesn’t open with either of them. It opens with–and stays with–Charles Coburn’s character. He’s in town on business (Merrier’s set in Washington DC during the WWII…
  • The Last Days of Peter Bergmann (2013, Ciaran Cassidy)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    23 Jan 2015 | 7:07 pm
    The Last Days of Peter Bergmann is something of a procedural documentary short. A man, using the alias Peter Bergmann, checks into a hotel in an Irish town. A few days later, he is found dead on a nearby beach. Unable to ascertain his identity, the police use CCTV footage from around town, from the hotel, to try to discover something about the person. Director Cassidy, a few years later, takes that footage, along with interviews of the people who interacted with the man, and cuts together this strange little film. Cassidy weighs it heavy at the end–there’s a reveal of…
  • The Honest Date (2014, Jonah Feingold)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    23 Jan 2015 | 6:27 pm
    The first seventy percent of The Honest Date is reasonably amusing. Director Feingold has his stars–Allyn Morse and David Lowe–bantering, rapid-fire, back and forth, usually about dating mores or pop culture and it works. Lowe is excellent, Morse has maybe one questionable delivery but she’s otherwise really good. They handle all the dialogue and make themselves distinct in body language. Mind you, it’s in a couple two shots and some close-ups. Feingold has a filter on the short, a very rich black and white, and it’s all effective. There’s old timey music…
  • [FYI] The Stop Button Tenth Anniversary, t-minus twenty-nine days

    Andrew Wickliffe
    22 Jan 2015 | 12:25 pm
    According to the sidebar countdown widget, The Stop Button turns ten years old in twenty-nine days. Both of the special projects–“Stopped Buttons” and “Favorites” –are going well. The programming schedule for the “Favorites” podcast is coming along and the formatting changes on “Stopped Buttons” seem to be working out quite well. But there are still a few things I’ve been working on I haven’t announced yet. And even though I’m announcing them now, they’re not all going to be entirely announced. First, the…
  • Cross My Heart (1987, Armyan Bernstein)

    Andrew Wickliffe
    21 Jan 2015 | 8:13 am
    Cross My Heart has a significant problem right off. Its gimmick work against the film. The opening scenes establish Annette O’Toole and Martin Short’s leads as they prepare for a date. Each has the help of a second (for exposition’s sake, though it doesn’t make the exposition particularly natural); both actors are appealing, both characters are appealing. The opening scenes set up the viewer knowing the truth about each character, which they plan on hiding from the other. Hence the title. Then the date starts. And O’Toole’s really good. She’s often…
 
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    Punch Drunk Critics

  • David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay Reteaming for Hurricane Katrina Film

    Travis Hopson
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:59 am
    While anger continues to build over the Oscar love Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo didn't receive for Selma, the duo is pushing ahead on their third collaboration anyway. Variety reports the two will team up on a film set during the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster. DuVernay will produce, write, and direct while Oyelowo will produce and lead the film, which is described as a love story and
  • Luke Evans Drops Out of 'The Crow' Reboot

    Travis Hopson
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:35 am
    Well, the reboot of The Crow has suffered yet another setback. The long-developing, extremely troubled film was close to losing its star, Luke Evans, just last month and now it's official that he's dropped out of the role. Corin Hardy is still attached to direct the film, an adaptation of James O'Barr's comic about the murdered Eric Draven who comes back to avenge the killing. Evans joins
  • Sundance Review: 'Dope' starring Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, and Zoe Kravitz

    Travis Hopson
    26 Jan 2015 | 6:06 am
    Having grown up in the '90s and been deep into the hip-hop culture, I have a pretty good sense for those who have a genuine feel for the era. It was a time when hip-hop was at its creative peak from a musical and fashion sense, but also in the way rappers expressed themselves as individuals. Being "real" is at the core of Rick Famuyiwa's kinetic comedy Dope, a fast-paced throwback that is a
  • Sundance Review: 'The Diary of a Teenage Girl' starring Bel Powley and Kristen Wiig

    Travis Hopson
    25 Jan 2015 | 1:28 pm
    The indie scene is chock full of films about female sexual awakening, and most attempt to tell the  same edgy story. Few pull it off; either they're too soft or exploit the subject in ways that can be considered ugly. Marielle Heller's assertive directorial debut The Diary of a Teenage Girl does what many other films attempt which is push the limits in exploring the unchecked sexual desires of
  • Sundance Review: 'Seoul Searching', Starring Justin Chon and Jessika Van

    Mae Abdulbaki
    25 Jan 2015 | 7:09 am
    What do you get when you throw a bunch of teenagers together in one place and call it summer camp? Well, director Benson Lee calls it Seoul Searching. Based on his own childhood experience growing up, Korean migrants make it back to Seoul, Korea for a summer camp that their parents send them to in order to learn more about their mother culture. Because all of these teens are 2nd generation
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    CAPES ON FILM

  • Andy Serkis Plays Marvel Comics Villain In 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' (Maybe)

    25 Jan 2015 | 10:08 pm
    Disney/MarvelHere's the latest rumor about Marvel's upcoming superhero epic 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. It seems we might know who Andy Serkis will portray in the movie, and he's a character well-known to fans of the Black Panther comics lore.See the full story via the Tweet below, courtesy of comicbook.com.Andy Serkis Reportedly Confirmed As Ulysses Klaw In #AvengersAgeOfUltron http://t.co/4dTDCSVf4y pic.twitter.com/3qAcOLyVpG— Comicbook.com (@ComicBookdotcom) January 23, 2015Related articlesBlack Panther Star Talks About Landmark Superhero Role (capesonfilm.com)Here's The Lineup of Marvel…
  • Fan-Made TV Spot: Man of Steel Meets The Flash

    25 Jan 2015 | 3:38 pm
    Warner Bros.Check out another badass fan-made video - this time we have Henry Cavill's Man of Steel meeting Grant Gustin's Flash. How cool would it be for Superman to make a cameo on +The CW Television Network series?Thank to A List Productions for the stellar work.Who really is The Fastest Man Alive?Related articlesWarner Bros Reveals Official Pic Of Henry Cavill As Superman In 'Dawn of Justice' (capesonfilm.com)The Last 'Man of Steel' Trailer Is The Best Trailer Of All (capesonfilm.com)Is The Batman v Superman Trailer Dropping Soon? (capesonfilm.com)Man of Steel - Watch 7…
  • Fan-Made Trailer: Avengers: Age of Ultron vs Terminator

    25 Jan 2015 | 4:00 am
    Disney/MarvelWhat if The Avengers battled the androids from the scifi classic 'Terminator' series?Thanks to Alex Luthor.Please share this post with your friends!
  • Video: 7 Things You Didn't Know About Cara Delevingne

    24 Jan 2015 | 9:30 pm
    Screenshot via Clevver NewsFull disclosure: When Warner Bros. announced the cast of the upcoming supervillain movie 'Suicide Squad' there was one name that was a total mystery to me. Of course, Will Smith is a household name, Jared Leto just won an Oscar for 'Dallas Buyers Club', Margot Robbie won praise for 'Wolf of Wall Street', and Jai Courtney well, was kinda familiar to me, but who was the actress playing Enchantress?Yes, I had no idea who Cara Delevingne was. After doing a bit of homework I discovered she's a huge deal in the fashion world and is actually multi-talented.Need a quick…
  • X-Men's James Marsden Talks About Tye Sheridan Taking Over Cyclops Role

    24 Jan 2015 | 4:50 pm
    Marvel ComicsIt looks like the young actor who's set to take over the role of Cyclops has the OK from one important person - James Marsden. Of course, Marsden portrayed Cyclops in the 2000 superhero saga 'X-Men', as well as three other movies, but no more.When 'X-Men: Apocalypse' opens in 2016 it'll be Tye Sheridan donning the ruby quartz visor. Here's what Marsden told HitFix about Sheridan's casting -###"I think he's a wonderfully talented actor who blew me away in Mud. I've never seen a kid that young be that present and that powerful. So, I think he's a perfect fit and I congratulate…
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    I Love Docs

  • Where The YellowStone Goes

    ILoveDocs
    22 Jan 2015 | 11:04 am
    Last weekend, a burst pipeline in Montana sent more than 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River. This week, high levels of benzene, an agent that can cause cancer - were found in a nearby public water system. Where the Yellowstone Goes explores the length of the river and witnesses the cleanup of another major oil spill back in 2011.
  • Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

    ILoveDocs
    18 Dec 2014 | 11:31 am
    Today, the European Court of Justice ruled that obesity could be a disability. Fat Sick and Nearly Dead follows a morbidly obese man's attempt to lose weight and reclaim his health.
  • Gaze

    ILoveDocs
    17 Dec 2014 | 9:17 am
    Director Matt Riddlehoover sets the works of today’s most revered talents against a provocative, highly amusing commentary track in this feature-length celebration of queer art! Explore portrait artist Austin Young’s working relationships with drag superstar Jackie Beat, comedienne Selene Luna, and art curator Lenora Claire; follow actor Chris Sutton into the mind of renegade filmmaker...
  • Studlebrity

    ILoveDocs
    17 Dec 2014 | 9:13 am
    A Studlebrity is a guy who is famous for his looks. Today there seems to be a new Social Celebrity every time we go online. We are inundated with guys famous for… well we don’t really know what. But they have over 10,000 followers on Twitter and when they post a carefully posed shirtless shot...
  • I’m A Stripper 3: Boylesque

    ILoveDocs
    17 Dec 2014 | 9:09 am
    James & the Giant Pasty has his very own harem of young men.  He’s the ringmaster and snake charmer of Boylesque T.O., Canada’s first all-male burlesque troupe.  This talented group of dancers, actors, and performance artists has been busting their buns to put male nudity and sexuality back center-stage where it belongs.
 
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  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Liz Rice
    9 Jan 2015 | 10:25 am
    Great news that The Grand Budapest Hotel has taken this year's BAFTA nominations by storm. If you haven't already seen it, make it a date - it's one of the most charming films we've seen all year!Find out where you can watch The Grand Budapest Hotel, legally.
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    We love bringing you the Tank Top TV service, but it's a sad fact of life that we have to try to earn a crust! You'll probably have noticed ads appearing on Tank Top TV, and we're about to introduce a modest paid subscription option for people who want to enjoy an ad-free version. Upgrade for free! All you need to do is send a tweet this weekend including the hashtag #BestMovieListingsEver or #BestTVListingsEver and a link to http://tanktop.tv.  Like this or this. We'll give you the ad-free experience until the New Year. At least - maybe longer!Ad-free Tank Top TV, no strings,…
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    Liz Rice
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:21 am
    We've been revisiting some old favourites to see if they're as good today as we remember them being. Some shows look terribly dated, and don't really bear watching again today (hello, painful second series of the original House Of Cards).  But if you're looking for a quality TV series, here are a few that still stand up very well today.  What else would you add to the list?The West Wing It's all about the dense and witty dialog.  The pilot episode was first aired in 1999, but the only thing that dates it is the use of pagers - everything else about the show still works…
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  • Taken 3 Review

    22 Jan 2015 | 3:15 pm
    The first Taken film, which was a surprise hit in 2008, was a gloriously violent and ludicrously silly action romp through Europe, with Neeson's super-agent eliminating numerous Eastern Euro baddies on the way to finding his kidnapped daughter. It's no surprise then that it launched a franchise and various other action vehicles for Neeson but after painful efforts like Unknown, Taken 2 and Non Stop, the novelty of seeing the one time Oscar Schindler kick ass has well and truly worn off. Only Joe Carnahan's survival pic The Grey and last year's grubby detective thriller A Walk Among the…
  • Oscar Nominations 2015: The Snubs & Surprises

    15 Jan 2015 | 2:35 pm
    In fact, this year seems to have befuddled and disappointed those following the Oscar race more than the average year, with the distinctly white male feel of the nominees highlighting the gender and race bias of the industry in a year when there was ample opportunity to recognise women and people of colour for deserving work. It isn't all doom and gloom though, with some real critical and fan favourites making their way into the pack, so with that in mind we've run down the biggest snubs and surprises from today's nominations... The Lego Movie snubbed in Best Animated Feature Despite making…
  • Oscar Nominations 2015: The Full List

    15 Jan 2015 | 2:49 am
    As ever, the Academy has thrown up a few fairly big surprises, with the lack of The Lego Movie and Life Itself in the animated and documentary categories and Bradley Cooper in the Best Actor category perhaps proving the biggest surprises. There'll be an article on its way discussing the snubs and surprises but for now, the full list of nominees...   Best Picture "American Sniper" "Birdman" "Boyhood" "The Grand Budapest Hotel" "The Imitation Game" "Selma" "The Theory of Everything" "Whiplash"   Best Director Alejandro González Iñárritu, "Birdman" Richard Linklater, "Boyhood"…
  • Oscar Nominations 2015: The Predictions

    13 Jan 2015 | 9:23 am
    With that in mind, we've ran through each of the categories and tried to predict the films and talent the Academy will choose to honour this Thursday...   Best Picture Boyhood Birdman The Imitation Game The Theory of Everything The Grand Budapest Hotel Selma American Sniper Nightcrawler Whiplash Foxcatcher In a rare year where the critical darling is also the favourite to take home Best Picture, Richard Linklater's Boyhood is a dead cert for a nomination and will, at this point, most likely win. The other locks here are Birdman and Brit-biopic crowdpleasers The Imitation Game and The…
  • Best of the Year: Top 20 Films of 2014

    9 Jan 2015 | 4:02 pm
    It's better to focus on the positives though - from the UK, US and overseas, drama to comedy to documentary and more – and compile a list of the 20 best films of the year, as I see it. Unlike previous years where I've gone from one Oscar season to another, I'm compiling the list from films released in the UK between January 1st and December 31st 2014, so new releases like Birdman and Whiplash won't be included. Festival releases that weren't otherwise released in 2014 have been omitted as well (so no Snowpiercer, for example). If you agree/disagree with any of my picks, sound off in the…
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  • Fright Club: Best in French Horror

    maddwolf
    25 Jan 2015 | 2:15 pm
    French horror films are not for the squeamish. In particular, the French languge output in the first decade of this century boasted some of the most extreme and well-crafted horror available anywhere. Films like Sheitan, Trouble Every Day, Frontiers, High Tension and many others mark an era that may never be bettered. In celebration of this week’s live Fright Club, we walk through some of the best in best French language horror films. Inside (2007) Holy shit. Sarah lost her husband in a car crash some months back, and now, on the eve of Christmas, she sits, enormous, uncomfortable, and…
  • Dangerous Waters

    maddwolf
    23 Jan 2015 | 9:47 am
    Pioneer by Hope Madden Pioneer braids claustrophobia, conspiracy and political intrigue to create a compelling, often uncomfortable thriller. Set in 1980 Norway, the film follows a Norwegian/American collaboration to create an oil pipeline at then-unattempted depths. Norway is eager to own the project and, by extension, the oil itself, but they need American “know how” to train divers to work at depths of up to 500 meters. Tragedy strikes, and one diver puzzles through layers of deception, cover up, greed and corporate shenanigans to uncover its cause. Director Erik Skjoldbjaerg crafts a…
  • Magoo Meets Clouseau

    maddwolf
    23 Jan 2015 | 6:12 am
    Mortdecai by George Wolf It’s high time we stopped clutching our pearls and wondering “what happened to Johnny Depp?” The man likes just likes playing eccentric characters, so Mortdecai fits the bill. Eccentric? Surely. Droll? Quite right. Funny? Um, no. Based on the novel “Don’t Point That Thing at Me,” the film finds Depp as Charlie Mortdecai, English art dealer and all-around bumbling scoundrel. He’s part Magoo, part Bean, and once a famous painting goes missing, a heavy dose of Clouseau. He and and Mrs. M (Gwyneth Paltrow) are living large but…
  • Not Too Sweet

    maddwolf
    22 Jan 2015 | 6:40 am
    Cake by Hope Madden Jennifer Aniston has spent the last couple years shedding her golden-girl-next-door image with bawdy comedy roles in the Horrible Bosses franchise and We Are the Millers, as well as a handful of indie flicks. Through the journey she’s successfully mined new area in comedy, but her latest, Cake, shows she has unplumbed depths of talent in drama as well. Aniston plays Claire. Suffering with chronic pain as well as deep emotional scars, Claire is a self-described raging bitch. Acid tongued and brutally frank, she’s not a favorite with her support group. Or with her…
  • Finally Julianne

    maddwolf
    22 Jan 2015 | 6:33 am
    Still Alice by Hope Madden Unless something goes terribly amiss Julianne Moore will finally win an Oscar this year, and that’s simply good news. She probably should have won one for Savage Grace, Magnolia, Boogie Nights, Far From Heaven, Safe and maybe half a dozen other films. Moore is among the most versatile and talented performers of her generation, and Still Alice represents that talent well. Too bad it’s just not that great a film. Moore plays Alice Howland, a psychology professor at Columbia University who suffers from early onset Alzheimer’s. Perhaps the best film on…
 
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  • Geoffreview on Pop Talk: Capitol Commons Episode Snippet

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:13 am
    Image credits to instagram.com/glaizaredux January 17, 2015 was extra special because that’s the day when the Capitol Commons episode of Pop Talk, where I was guest reviewer, aired on GMA News TV. Well, too special to the point of being a bit embarrassing given that my friends prepared a viewing party for me and my relatives gave me a few phone calls out of excitement. Oh well, it’s not
  • Past Meets Present: The 29th Visual Arts Competition

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    24 Jan 2015 | 6:11 am
    Do they still hold those poster-making contests in schools? I remember waaay back when I was in High School, I used to be an eager participant every time our SSL holds a poster-making competition. Armed with my oil pastels and a large, crisp, white cartolina, I enthusiastically drew watermelons, cabbages, and different variations of Grow, Glow, and Go foods strategically piled up before a
  • Fortune in Food: Crystal Jade Dining In's New Menu

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    19 Jan 2015 | 5:08 am
    Along with my new year’s resolution to be more physically fit and the (futile) attempt to grow taller by jumping on New Year’s eve, is my shameless hope for a more financially rewarding year ahead. I can’t help it. As a salesperson I’m used to having my life measured in numbers, and one of those numbers I’m pretty enthusiastic about is the one that I see on my bank account (which is always
  • Watch Out: Geoffreview on Pop Talk!

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    15 Jan 2015 | 10:02 am
    Now this doesn’t happen very often (or happen at all?), but I’m gonna be on TV! Watch out for the January 17, 2015 episode of Pop Talk, where I, together with the ever energetic Pop Talk host Tonipet, Kapuso star Glaiza de Castro, and comedienne Tess Bomb, will go on a food crawl within one of the hottest lifestyle havens in the metro that foodies should definitely watch out for – Capitol
  • Rich and Red: A "Caution Hot Spicy Noodle House" Review

    Geoffrey Ledesma
    11 Jan 2015 | 7:17 pm
    I went back to Teacher’s Village this weekend and I noticed how it has become a more diverse foodie haven, with lots of new and innovative restaurants popping up in almost every corner. It’s been some time since I went back to our apartment there so aside from the sudden urge to go on a foodtrip along Maginhawa street, I also felt a bit nostalgic and reminisced the good ‘ol college days.
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  • Sponsored Post: Sailor Jerry – Here’s to life outside the lines

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

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

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

    lucydiamond
    1 Jan 2015 | 2:02 pm
    Image via newdvdreleasedates.com. (There are some spoilers.) Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck)’s beautiful wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) is missing under suspicious circumstances. Police detective Boney (Kim Dickens) and officer Gilpin (Patrick Fugit) get right on the case, with Boney giving Nick the benefit of the doubt and Gilpin ready to blame Dunne. As the audience we’re neither with Boney nor Gilpin: if he did it, it’s too obvious. If he’s innocent, also too obvious. But we know it’s a David Fincher movie, and it will probably not be black and white. And expectedly, things turn out to be all…
  • 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…
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  • Renegade Staff Picks: Favorite Heist Movies

    Shawn S. Lealos
    26 Jan 2015 | 6:00 am
    One of the genres that remains fun even after over a century of movies is the Heist Movie. Whether it is a con-man movie, a bank heist film, or a full fledged Film Noir, seeing a heist as it comes together is a true joy, and in the right director’s hands, is better than most mysteries in theaters lately. From the days of Alfred Hitchcock, who might be the master of the heist film, to more recent directors and auteurs, there have been many great heist movies in film history. The staff of Renegade Cinema sat down and figured out their favorite heist movies of all time. Check out which…
  • ‘Animal’ Blu-Ray Review (Scream Factory)

    Shawn S. Lealos
    25 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am
    In the world of CGI, it is rare to find a good horror movie that relies simply on good practical effects. In a world where people will see a movie that dares to put a man in a rubber suit to play the monster and consider it a bad movie, it is rare to see a throwback monster movie. Luckily, there is the independent film scene and there is Scream Factory to give us some of these low budget, practical effects, man in a rubber suit horror movies. Animal is in no way a great movie. However, it is a fun little horror movie by the same production company that brought us Beneath. Just like how…
  • Famous and Forgotten WWE Matches of the 2000s, Part 2

    Sebastian Howard
    25 Jan 2015 | 6:00 am
    I have been so bored lately. All my friends suck, and I can’t do anything with them so I’ve been stuck in my house for the last week doing absolutely nothing. I did however finally get an appointment with Sarge Jackson for the 28th, so hopefully I can get this Air Force stuff rolling sooner rather than later. Anyway, let’s get on to the good stuff…   Matt Hardy vs Finlay (Finlay’s Debut on Smackdown) January 20, 2006 Commentary: Smackdown was in a horrible state in early 2006. Batistia, the guy they were banking on for their big Wrestlemania plan, suffered an injury that kept…
  • The Vampire Diaries ‘Woke Up With A Monster’ Recap – Episode 06.11

    Allison Fleischer
    24 Jan 2015 | 1:05 pm
    Practice Makes Perfect The first episode back for The Vampire Diaries kicked off shortly where we left off. Kai still has Elena and is keeping her prison a the Grill. Before Elena can even ask what he is doing, Kai tells her how he absorbed all of the magic of Mystic Falls and he’s not so great at controlling all of it. He tells her how he tried to give the owner of the Grill a heart attack, but he killed him and put his dead body on the table in front of Elena and cloaked him until right about now. Kai says he needs magic target practice which is what he needs Elena for. As Elena gets…
  • Renegade Six Pack – Six Auteur Directors with Upcoming Projects

    Bethany Lewis
    22 Jan 2015 | 3:06 pm
    Its only January and already it’s been an excellent year for auteur and independent filmmakers. While many new projects by some of our favorite unique filmmakers are upcoming later in the year, there is also much in the way of retrospectives and celebrations regarding some of these talents, or even just a joyous anticipation for some who have been away for too long. It seems that everywhere you look the focus is more on independent and innovative filmmaking more than on the tired old Hollywood blockbuster sequels and reboots – also evidenced by the fact that some of the serious Oscar…
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  • Ascesion Review

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

    Sasha Shapiro
    21 Jan 2015 | 1:37 pm
    I will admit it prior watching horns I didn't really expected watching it so much. I didn't care for Harry potter didn't see none of the movies, don't care much for Daniel Radcliffe and still here we are. I'm watching something I didn't really want to watch, I didn't even know how or where I got this film from anyway. a while back I saw the trailer for Horns in small glimpses so I didn't really figure what was it supposed to be: a fairy tale or a modern day fantasy. Either way what we had here was a mysterious murder of a young woman that made waves in this small town putting all the focus…
  • Selfie: Gen Y’s (Failed) Series

    Alexander S
    13 Jan 2015 | 11:47 am
    Selfie Review - Is This The End of Comedies on TVTelevision shows have come a long way from Friends, but many of them still follow the same formula when it comes to the comedy they employ. Usually, what makes a series shine is how relatable it can be to its target audience, and how it embodies its generation. This was probably what the makers of Selfie were counting on when they launched the series. ABC's Selfie castFocusing on the life of social media maven Eliza Dooley and her quest to stop “friending” people on social media and instead start making friends, the series launched in…
 
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  • Ella Enchanted (2004)

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    26 Jan 2015 | 8:00 am
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  • Selma

    papiofsix
    23 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm
    After winning a Nobel Peace Prize, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) is trying to work with President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) to get him to submit a bill to … Continue reading →
  • Snowpiercer

    papiofsix
    21 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm
    The year is 2031. Due to global warming, the Earth has completely frozen over. All life has become extinct. Wilford (Ed Harris), head of Wilford Industries, has built a weatherproof … Continue reading →
  • The Wedding Ringer

    papiofsix
    16 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm
    Doug Harris (Josh Gad) is marrying Gretchen Palmer (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) in two weeks. The problem is, Doug has no friends. This means no best man and no groomsmen. Of course, … Continue reading →
  • Trailer: Avengers: Age of Ultron

    papiofsix
    14 Jan 2015 | 11:00 am
    Marvel Studios presents “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things … Continue reading →
  • Foxcatcher

    papiofsix
    9 Jan 2015 | 11:00 am
    Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) and his brother, David (Mark Ruffalo) both won gold medals in wrestling in the 1984 Olympics. David has been enjoying a successful life after his win, … Continue reading →
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  • Ewan McGregor Has Yet To Receive A Call for 'Star Wars'

    Caleb Williams
    25 Jan 2015 | 1:02 pm
    This weekend is the Sundance International Film Festival where many smaller films are being shown to many producers and critics alike. MTV News caught up with actor Ewan McGregor who is best known for portraying Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy. They go onto ask him if he has heard anything about returning as a Force Ghost in JJ Abrams upcoming trilogy and sadly he has yet to receive a call:Get More: Movie Trailers, Celebrity News
  • Guillermo Del Toro's 'Justice League: Dark' Team Line-Up Revealed?!

    Caleb Williams
    25 Jan 2015 | 12:29 pm
    News on director Guillermo del Toro's upcoming DC Comics movie Dark Universe (aka Justice League: Dark) has been minimal at best. At least late last year the director did reveal the script is finished and is being handed into Warner Brothers as soon as possible. Now Elmayimbe of Latino-Review revealed to that the line-up for the film includes John Constantine, Deadman, Zatana and Jason Blood. FREE TWITTER SCOOP: Your JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK members are: JOHN CONSTANTINE, ZATANNA, BRAND/DEADMAN, & JASON BLOOD. #DarkUniverse #HOTRUMOR— Umberto Gonzalez (@elmayimbe) January 25, 2015Now while…
  • Luke Evans Drops Out Of 'The Crow' Reboot; Tom Hiddleston To Star?

    Caleb Williams
    24 Jan 2015 | 9:17 pm
    Any news on the upcoming Crow reboot based on the graphic novel has been scarce. The project has have had several directors attached as well as several actors. First we heard that Bradley Cooper would be playing the rock-god turned vigilante Eric Darven. The we heard that Dracula Untold star Luke Evans was attached to star after several director changes. Now The Wrap has learned that he also has left the project and the film has once again hit a stand-still. They do however go onto reveal Loki himself Tom Hiddleston screen tested for the role but it's unknown if he will be available to take…
  • 'The Flash' Star Robbie Amell Wants To Play 'Red Ranger' in 'Power Rangers' Reboot

    Caleb Williams
    24 Jan 2015 | 8:52 am
    Any news on the upcoming Power Rangers reboot from Lionsgate has been minimal at best. Best the initial announcement and several screenwriters jumping on board we haven't heard much. But with the film scheduled to hit July 2016 casting and filming should be happening sometime this year. Now The Tomorrow People & The Flash star Robbie Amell responded to a fan yesterday who fancasted him as the Red Ranger and leader of the Power Rangers. He replied to the fan that it would be "a dream come true" if he ever got to play the character in the upcoming reboot. My childhood dream. RT @TDR1411:…
  • Tyrese Gibson Campaigns For Future 'Green Lantern' Role

    Caleb Williams
    23 Jan 2015 | 7:42 pm
    News on the DC Cinematic Universe Green Lantern has been practically non-existent beside the initial announcement of a solo film coming in 2020. We don't know if DC will reboot again with a new Hal Jordan after Ryan Reynolds played the character in 2011 or if a new Lantern will be brought into the Justice League. Well, Fast & Furious star Tyrese Gibson has taken to his official Instagram account to tease a fanart image of him as John Stewart the second Green Lantern. Could he be teasing that he has been in talks with DC about the role or just be campaigning for the role like so many other…
 
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    Screen Goblin

  • A Most Violent Year

    Dan Meier
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:46 am
    Not to be confused with last year’s A Most Wanted Man, this is A Most Violent Year - a crime drama set in New York, 1981. Oscar Isaac plays a wealthy businessman determined to protect his company and family from the city’s organised crime, without turning to criminality and violence – despite pressure from his protective wife, played by Jessica Chastain. They both excel in their roles, with an intense chemistry between the two in a fairly horrible house. Chastain is a terrifying vision of ’80s ambition, a Lady Macbeth figure from a crime family herself – though…
  • Changing Lanes

    Alex Chafey
    25 Jan 2015 | 11:02 am
    This film follows Samuel L Jackson and Ben Affleck on the worst day of their lives since Jackson didn’t win an Oscar and Affleck said yes to Gigli. Doyle (Jackson) and Gavin (Affleck) are both on their way to court, but for very different reasons. Doyle is fighting a custody battle for his kids and Gavin is a lawyer for a top Wall Street law firm. When they’re involved in a minor accident it’s not just their cars that collide, their worlds do too, setting in motion a string of decreasingly plausible events that will change both their lives for ever…or will they? This…
  • Whiplash

    Dan Meier
    21 Jan 2015 | 3:49 pm
    From the writer of The Last Exorcism Part II comes Whiplash - the Oscar-nominated story of a young jazz drummer (Miles Teller) and his ruthless teacher (J.K. Simmons). The two leads crash together in style – Simmons is all rage and veins, running his band like Full Metal Jacket‘s Gunnery Sergeant Hartman but with more percussion. Mickey Hart-man. Teller shines as the teen Gene Krupa with breathtaking drumming, and it’s really him playing. But the jazz drumming is more impressive than the repetitive drama, which hits all the usual competition movie beats – it’s…
  • The Secret in Their Eyes

    Dan Meier
    20 Jan 2015 | 2:13 pm
    Yet another entry into the sub-genre of films about writers trying to decide what to write, The Secret in Their Eyes is a fittingly forgettable title for a long-winded Argentine thriller. Ricardo Darín plays a retired legal investigator, resembling an Argentine Nicolas Cage. He decides to write a novel about an old case that still haunts him 25 years on; that of a woman raped and murdered. The events of the case unfold in flashback, as our protagonist investigates the politically tangled mystery. Soledad Villamil plays his boss and Guillermo Francella his partner, resembling an Argentine…
  • Foxcatcher

    Dan Meier
    15 Jan 2015 | 12:58 am
    A tiny snippet of St. Stephen by the Grateful Dead plays on the radio in the only enjoyable five seconds of Foxcatcher; the true story of John du Pont (Steve Carell), a billionaire wrestling enthusiast who takes Olympic champion Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) under his wing. This Oscar-baiting drama is a deeply unappealing film about some unappealing men playing an unappealing sport; two big guys roll around for a bit and it’s impossible to tell who’s winning. But it’s certainly not the audience, who have to sit through more than two hours of this crap. Denim Tatum…
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    Movie Smack Talk

  • ‘The Strangers 2′ Finally Happening? New Director And Screenwriter Hired For Project

    Zachary Rowell
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:49 am
    It’s been seven years since Liv Tyler starred in the home invasion thriller The Strangers. The film received mixed reviews from critics, but it was loved by horror fans all around the world. In fact, many fans were begging for a sequel. They needed more! And it looked like they were going to get more on several different occasions. Production on The Strangers 2 has started and stopped more times than a mailman in the suburbs. However, it now looks like things are finally moving again. Relativity Studios has hired Marcel Langenegger (Deception) to direct the sequel. He will be working…
  • Movie Review: Black Hat (2015) – somebody give Hemsworth back his hammer

    admin
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:20 am
    The best way to describe Blackhat is to call it a movie about hackers, written by people who’ve never met any real hackers. I mean really, a buff Chris Hemsworth playing a dude who allegedly spends 15+ hours a day on a computer? I doubt Chris Hemsworth even knows how to turn his computer on in real life. Hackers get so good at computers because they spend so much time on computers and no time in the gym. You want to know what a real hacker looks like? Find the doughiest IT guy at your company, and add 50 pounds. Sorry, rant over. Back to the movie. Nicholas Hathaway (Chris Hemsworth) is…
  • 10 Actors Who Were Badly Injured While Filming

    Zachary Rowell
    25 Jan 2015 | 1:33 pm
    People say actors don’t deserve all the money they receive. Millions of dollars just to appear on camera for a few weeks? It’s not fair! But it’s not that simple. Yeah, we pay our athletes and entertainers too much money; however let’s not pretend like they have the easiest job in the world. Actors work extremely hard to produce quality entertainment, and sometimes their passion gets them in some serious trouble. The 10 actors you see down below definitely earned their ridiculous paychecks.   No. 10 – Joseph Gordon-Levitt While filming the 2012 thriller…
  • Movie Review: The Wedding Ringer – tries way too hard to be outrageous and comes off stupid.

    admin
    23 Jan 2015 | 2:01 pm
    When I checked out the Wedding Ringer, I was hoping for a movie like “I Love You Man.” It kind of has the same plot. A guy short a friend has to find a best man for his wedding day. Then, unfortunately it all goes terribly, terribly wrong. Doug Harris (Josh Gad) is that socially awkward everyman with a problem. It’s two weeks to his wedding day and he doesn’t have a best man. Lucky Doug gets a referral to Jimmy Callahan (Kevin Hart), owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc. This company has one goal. Giving the perfect best man to guys just like Doug. Of course, what starts as a con becomes a…
  • See James Franco Have A Threesome With Zachary Quinto And Charlie Carver In ‘I Am Michael’ Stills

    Zachary Rowell
    23 Jan 2015 | 8:05 am
    A three-way sex scene in a film is nothing new. We have seen it several times; however, most of the time it’s a MFF combination. You don’t see too many sex scenes involving three men, but you will be seeing one in James Franco’s new movie, I Am Michael. The film, which was directed by Justin Kelly, follows the true story of Michael Glatze. A former gay activist, who went on to deny his homosexuality and become an anti-gay Christian pastor. It’s definitely a sensitive subject, and the new stills released from the film are already getting a lot of attention on the web.
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    Pop Culture Leftovers

  • Episode 76: Hoodie Pants

    Leftover Brian
    24 Jan 2015 | 5:40 pm
    possible side effects of proscar This episode the guys are up late burning the midnight oil.  We talk about the end of the Marvel 616 and Ultimate Universe with the upcoming Secret Wars Battleworld.  Brian talks about The Wedding Ringer with Kevin Hart.  Frank talks about the Oatmeal Kickstarter.  Jake talks about the Mad Libs app.  And then there’s a ton of Marvel and DC news to go over.  Oh, and hoodie pants is a thing… Share this: The post Episode 76: Hoodie Pants appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
  • Episode 75: Balls

    Leftover Brian
    18 Jan 2015 | 10:26 pm
    Ok, so the title of the episode will eventually make sense once you give it a listen.  And remember Frank is on the show.  But this week Jake talks about Marvel’s new comic Star Wars #1.  Brian talks about the new SyFy original 12 Monkeys, the movies Selma, American Sniper and Blackhat.  Frank kicks off a discussion about Agent Carter episode 3.  We also discuss the new rumors surrounding Spider-Man and Captain America: Civil War as well as Tom Hardy leaving the Suicide Squad.  Oh, and some not-so fantastic Fantastic Four news.  And Brian digs into the archives with a new…
  • Episode 74: Welcome Back Agent Carter

    Leftover Brian
    12 Jan 2015 | 7:04 pm
    This week the Leftovers discuss the ABC Marvel TV show Agent Carter as well as discuss, break down and rate the new Ant-Man trailer.  Jake talks about the new Simpsons episode written by Judd Apatow.  Brian rates “The Babadook”, “Top Five” with Chris Rock and “The Imitation Game” with Doctor Strange himself Benedict Cumberbatch.  Frank talks about coffee.  Yeah.  That’s a thing that happened.   So sit back and relax with the Leftovers and Frank and try to enjoy the latest episode. Share this: The post Episode 74: Welcome Back Agent Carter…
  • Episode 73: The Tupperwares 2nd Annual

    Leftover Brian
    5 Jan 2015 | 12:44 am
    The Leftovers and Frank celebrate 2014′s best of the best in pop culture.  It’s a ton of fun and one of the most fun I’ve ever had recording.  We give the ratings for video games, best comic books, TV shows and movies.  Give it a listen! Share this: The post Episode 73: The Tupperwares 2nd Annual appeared first on Pop Culture Leftovers.
  • Episode 72: Farewell 2014

    Leftover Brian
    29 Dec 2014 | 7:47 pm
    HAPPY NEW YEAR!HAPPY NEW YEAR!HAPPY NEW YEAR!HAPPY NEW YEAR!This week the Leftovers and Frank are finally reunited for a year end episode.  We talk about Star Trek 3′s choice of director, Ash vs. Evil Dead on Starz news and a ton of Suicide Squad rumors from another Reddit user.  At the end of the episode the guys have their belated Christmas gift exchange.  It’s the last week of 2014 and we’re happy to spend it with you.  Thanks for a great 2014 and we hope you’ll all be here listening as we head into 2015!  Share this: The post Episode 72: Farewell 2014 appeared…
 
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    All Documentaries

  • A People’s History Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

    All Documentaries
    22 Jan 2015 | 10:53 pm
    British people – and many others across the world – have been brought up on the idea of three square meals a day as a normal eating pattern, but it wasn’t always that way. People are repeatedly told the hallowed family dinner around a table is in decline and the UK is not the only The post A People’s History Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner appeared first on All Documentaries.
  • The Story Of Earth And Life

    All Documentaries
    22 Jan 2015 | 8:55 am
     Instead there was only a new star and a cloud of dust in our solar system. Over millions of years, a series of violent changes led to the formation of our world and, eventually, the creation of life. In this photorealistic CGI epic, see how a boiling ball of rock transformed into the blue planet The post The Story Of Earth And Life appeared first on All Documentaries.
  • A Turtle’s Guide to the Pacific

    All Documentaries
    22 Jan 2015 | 12:39 am
    A loggerhead turtle journeys across the Pacific, meeting dolphins and whales, sharks and giant squids, and typhoons and fishermen along the way. She swims over deep canyons, and uses underwater mountain tops like motorway service stations. Blue whales thunder by like juggernauts, and sharks dance a beautiful midnight ballet around her. Pacific means peaceful, but The post A Turtle’s Guide to the Pacific appeared first on All Documentaries.
  • Koko: A Talking Gorilla

    All Documentaries
    21 Jan 2015 | 12:08 am
    In 1977, acclaimed director Barbet Schroeder and cinematographer Nestor Almendros entered the universe of the world’s most famous primate, to create the captivating documentary Koko: A Talking Gorilla. The film introduces us to the remarkable Koko at the age of three, recently brought from the San Francisco Zoo to Stanford University by Dr. Penny Patterson The post Koko: A Talking Gorilla appeared first on All Documentaries.
  • Jack To A King: The Swansea Story

    All Documentaries
    20 Jan 2015 | 10:44 pm
    Jack To A King: The Swansea Story. The remarkable true story of a rag tag group of football fans who saved their club from oblivion and took them to the richest game in World Football. The Championship Play Off Final, with the ultimate prize being a place in the Premier League. Through archival footage and The post Jack To A King: The Swansea Story appeared first on All Documentaries.
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    Goolba

  • Google to launch wireless service

    goolba
    23 Jan 2015 | 7:34 am
    Summary for idiotsGoogle is going to offer cell phone service. New reports have surfaced stating that Google will launch a wireless service this year. The reports state that Google plans to offer wireless services as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) using Sprint and T-Mobile services. Based on past experience with Google products, here are some of the features I am guessing the service will offer. Automated scanning of telephone conversations in order to deliver targeted advertising through voicemail and text messages. An extremely minimalistic monthly bill (it’ll just be a white…
  • 4chan founder to step down

    goolba
    21 Jan 2015 | 12:16 pm
    Summary for old peopleA young guy, who made more money than you ever will by setting up a message board which was used mostly for porn, is not going to run his site anymore. Since I have resolved to only talk about important news on here, I thought it would be imperative to mention something that is newsworthy but that is being ignored by the mainstream technology blogs. 4chan Founder is “retiring from 4chan”. Today I announced my retirement from @4chan, a community I founded at the age of 15 and have served for 11.5 years: https://t.co/jEMsDf5nfz — moot (@moot) January 21, 2015 For…
  • Google might invest $1 billion in SpaceX

    goolba
    20 Jan 2015 | 11:58 am
    Summary for whoeverOne big technology company is investing money in another technology company. It is no secret that Google would like more and more people to have access to the Internet, and in order to get this to happen, it is considering a hefty investment in Elon Musk’s SpaceX, which has floated the idea of launching thousands of satellites in an attempt to set up a worldwide Internet access. “We see it as a long-term revenue source for SpaceX to be able to fund a city on Mars,” Elon Musk told Bloomberg. No one can call this guy boring and lacking ambition, that’s for…
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    Nerdacy

  • Relativity is finally making ‘The Strangers 2′

    Mansoor Mithaiwala
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:36 pm
    Back in 2008, Relativity Media released Bryan Bertino‘s low-budget horror film, The Strangers, that left quite an impression on audiences. It’s story wasn’t great, but the horror-aspect the film was certainly effective with the right kinds of jump scares and silent scenes. Shortly after The Strangers released in theaters, after being delayed from its initial 2007 release date, Rogue Pictures confirmed they would be making a sequel, The Strangers: Part II. That film never released. It was supposed to be written by Bertino and directed by Laurent Briet, but Relativity decided…
  • Fox confirms plans for ‘X-Men’ TV show

    Mansoor Mithaiwala
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:15 am
    20th Century Fox has one of the most successful comic book franchises in film right now with X-Men, and its many spinoffs, and now they’re looking to make the jump to television. DC Comics currently leads the TV world with Arrow, The Flash, Gotham, and Constantine, with half a dozen more TV shows on the way, but Marvel is starting to make headway with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and their mid-season show, Agent Carter. There are also those four Netflix shows, but those won’t come for awhile. Now, Fox is looking to get into the market with a show set in the X-Men universe. This has been…
  • ‘Witcher 1 and 2′ will not be remastered for PS4, Xbox One

    Kevin
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:18 am
    The biggest trend in video games right now is remastering games from previous console generations–that span from one year old to a decade old–on to the new consoles Xbox One and PS4. It seems like every week there’s another announcement of yet another remaster, but there are a few series and studios that have held out. One of those studios is CD Projekt Red and one of those series is The Witcher. “That would be cool,” senior gameplay designer Damien Monnier told PlayStation Access at a recent hands-on event about potentially remastering The Witcher 1 and The…
  • Emma Watson cast as Belle in Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

    Mansoor Mithaiwala
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:29 am
    Harry Potter and now-known indie film star Emma Watson has been cast in Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast movie. If you think this is a case of deja vu and that you’ve heard this news before, you have… sort of. Watson was previously attached to play Belle in Guillermo del Toro‘s live-action Beauty and the Beast over at Warner Bros., but last summer, del Toro dropped the project and subsequently gave Disney permission to hire Watson as their Belle. They have now done that. She broke the news on Facebook to her tens of millions of fans: “I’m finally…
  • Hey Disneyland, get rid of Mad T Party and add Mos Eisley Cantina instead!

    Mansoor Mithaiwala
    25 Jan 2015 | 4:27 pm
    I miss ElecTRONica. It was the best nightlife event Disneyland has ever offered, and, sadly, it was replaced with the Mad T Party after Tim Burton‘s Alice in Wonderland made a boatload of money. Back in 2010, Disney wanted to create some sort of tie-in to Joseph Kosinski‘s TRON: Legacy at Disneyland so there implemented the nighttime event ElecTRONica in the backlot of Hollywood Land in California Adventure. It had music, food, dancing, drinks–TRON-like alcoholic drinks–and Flynn’s arcade. It was awesome! Every Friday night people, especially those with annual…
 
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    Mansi Dutta

  • 15 films to watch out for in 2015

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

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

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

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

  • Watch www.republicday.nic.in 66th Indian Republic day parade, flag hoisting ceremony live online

    admin
    25 Jan 2015 | 7:54 pm
    Watch www.republicday.nic.in 66th Indian Republic day parade, flag hoisting ceremony live online: Hey friends happy 66th republic day. We will celebrate republic day every year 26th January. It’s very amazing day for every Indian. Many program organize by many different people. The Government of India also celebrate this day in Delhi on rajpath. In this event […]
  • Advance Happy republic Day to all messages sms wishes images pictures

    admin
    22 Jan 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Advance Happy republic Day to all messages sms wishes images pictures Hello friends happy republic day. This is a very big day for all Indian. On this day many types of  program organize by many different people. Government of India also organize a program in Delhi on rajpath. In this program the Indian army marching pared […]
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    the Realm Cast

  • POKKEN TOURNAMENT gameplay trailer has arrived

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:35 am
    Force your Pikachu into mortal combat I almost forgot that Pokken Tornament was a thing. It’s been a while since we heard anything about the Namco produced, Nintendo fighter game.  Basically its Pokemon, done up Tekken style.  Which is brilliant … Continue reading →
  • X-MEN APOCALYPSE has found a new Scott, Jean and Ororo

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    23 Jan 2015 | 8:02 am
    Younger..faster..hipper. We have Apocalypse in Oscar Issac.  Bryan Singer announced the new additions in young Cyclopes, Jean Grey and Storm.   Meet our new and brilliant young mutants: @Alexshipppp as #Storm@SophieT as #JeanGrey and @TyeSheridan as #Cyclops. #XmenApocalypse — Bryan … Continue reading →
  • Trailer: DEAD RISING WATCHTOWER

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    23 Jan 2015 | 7:40 am
    Rob Riggle for the win. Even though its low budget.  Even though its directed by the guy who made .  Dead Rising Watchtower looks a hundred times better than the films of Capcom’s other zombie series:  Resident Evil, I think … Continue reading →
  • Podcast- TAKE TWO: Episode 66 AquaPunch

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    23 Jan 2015 | 12:43 am
    In this week’s episode Chris and I sit down and discuss the Red Carpet Premiere for Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, CW throws down the hammer with announcements of renewals for some of their top rated shows, CBS releases more … Continue reading →
  • Podcast- COMICS UNCHAINED: Episode 31

    george@therealmtoys.com (the Realm Cast/ the Realm toys)
    22 Jan 2015 | 10:51 pm
    ok ok so it’s not Comics Book Wednesday! but anyway A little bit late but here it is, this week we talk about Throne Of Atlantis, the New Star Wars comic, Jupiter legacy issue 5 and how the guy on … Continue reading →
 
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    Filmy Trend

  • Jr Ntr''s Temper Audio Launch Posters

    26 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am
    'Temper' audio launch is scheduled to happen on January 28th in Hyderabad. The poster of the music release shows NTR in a never seen before avatar and this still seems to be from one of the songs composed by Anup Rubens. Another speciality of this event is that it marks Shreyas Media's 400th assignment. Fans are expected to attend in big numbers for this much-awaited event and makers were doing all the required arrangements.
  • Kick 2 Teaser - Ravi Teja, Rakul Preet Singh

    25 Jan 2015 | 4:38 pm
    After Giving Biggest Block Buster For Allu arjun, Surender Reddy Started working again with Raviteja in the Sequal of Kick. This Movie Was Titled as ‘Kick 2‘. Kick 2 was produced by Nandamuri Kalyan Ram under Nandamuri Tarakaramarao Arts Banner. Rakul Preet Singh Playing The female lead role in this Film. SS Thaman Composed the music for this Film. Kick 2 Teaser was Lauched Today on the The Eve Of Raviteja’s Birthday. Enjoy Watching Kick 2 Teaser.
  • Ravi Teja's 'Kick 2' First Look Posters

    25 Jan 2015 | 4:35 pm
    Tollywood superstar Ravi Teja's look in his forthcoming flick "Kick -2" has been unveiled.Ravi teja, dressed in designer costumes and sporting stylish glasses, Ravi Teja looked uber-cool.Like its franchise Kick, Kick 2 is being directed by Surender Reddy. Rakul Preet Singh, who is riding high with back-to-back hits, will be seen romancing Mass MahaRaja in the action entertainer.The film is produced by Nandamuri Kalyan Ram under Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao Arts banner. the shooting of the climax part has been wrapped up recently. The makers of the film are planning to release the trailer on the…
  • Budugu Movie New Wallpapers

    25 Jan 2015 | 4:29 pm
  • Hero Ram to romance chubby girl!!

    25 Jan 2015 | 4:26 pm
    A project in the combination of Hero Ram and Debutante Director Srinivas Reddy has been confirmed. 'Shivam' is the title that's been finalised for this project.Sources say, Rashi Khanna of 'Oohalu Gusagusalade' and 'Joru' fame has been roped as the female lead. This film will take the Chubby Girl a step ahead in her career as all of her past films were with budding heroes.'Shivam' principle shoot begins in February this year. This will be Ram's next project after 'Pandaga Chesko' which is aiming an early Summer release.  Off late, Ram has changed his game plan. Instead of preferring the…
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    Spoiler Free Movie Sleuth

  • Cinematic Releases: The Boy Next Door

    Christopher George
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:13 pm
    As the first dumping ground month wraps up, audiences are given The Boy Next Door."Bitch. You can't act."This week we're a little behind on one of our cinematic reviews. But we just couldn't pass up the chance to opt in on Jennifer Lopez pulling a Kevorkian on her dwindling career. One time box office champ, Jennifer Lopez, stars in one of the worst and most tragic domestic thrillers to ever hit cineplexes. From her airbrushed makeup, to Moonlighting-esque softening techniques, to dialogue my kindergarten age daughter could write, The Boy Next Door is solid proof of how absolutely out of…
  • Article: I Love You All - Three of the Best Original Music Films of 2014

    Christopher George
    25 Jan 2015 | 2:09 pm
    2014 was a year of great soundtracks and captivating performances from actors that put themselves out there in a new creative realm. Here's a few of the best movies of 2014 that centered around original music. FrankFrom behind a paper mache mask, Michael Fassbender played Frank with near perfection. Based around a strange alternative soundtrack and even stranger characters, Frank was an enlightening drama/comedy that further proved Fassbender's abilities as a leading actor and brought him notoriety as the frontman of the fictional band, Soronprfbs. Their music is hard to categorize…
  • Interviews: William Mapother - Star of The Atticus Institute, Another Earth, And Lost

    Christopher George
    23 Jan 2015 | 1:52 pm
    The Movie Sleuth had a chance to talk to William Mapother about his experiences on Lost, the state of film, and his latest starring role in The Atticus Institute, new on blu-ray this week. TMS: You’ve got a long history of supporting roles on TV including Ethan (the creepy guy) on Lost. What’s been your favorite experience? Was it Lost or is there something else that stands out for you?WM: Uh, I really have trouble with favorite questions. I’ll be honest. I’ve benefitted from all of them. Either it was a great location, a great role, or it bumped by career, or I made a…
  • Cult Cinema: Forbidden Zone

    Christopher George
    23 Jan 2015 | 9:11 am
    We finally review Richard Elfman's triumphantly bizarre Forbidden Zone. "I made a deal with the devilso I could write the scorefor Pee Wee's Big Adventure...and it worked!!"In 1972, years before turning to filmmaking, Richard Elfman formed with his brother Danny (now a renowned film music composer) a musical performance art cabaret known as The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, an elaborate theater act comprised of over 15 musicians.  In addition to playing over 30 instruments including some built by the band members themselves, The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo included…
  • The Movie Sleuth Investigation: Oscar Snubs

    Christopher George
    22 Jan 2015 | 11:36 am
    This week we're talking all the various Oscar snubs that blew our collective minds.
 
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  • 4 Reasons Not to Dance with Lap Dance

    AS Andrew
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am
    Hey, you over there. Don’t bother. Have you seen Lap Dance? If not, then don’t. There are plenty of bad movies out there, and I can certainly think of a few that were far worse than this one. Saying that, this isn’t a whole lot better. Don’t let the IMDb rating (6.2) fool you. This isn’t good entertainment (for reasons I’m about to explore), and despite your initial impressions, it doesn’t really have a message worth telling either. Anyway, let’s get down to business. Here are four really good reasons not to dance with Lap Dance. 1. It’s…
  • Team Fortress 2 – Highlights from December 13, 2014

    AS Andrew
    23 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am
    It’s always fun to play on well-populated, competitive servers. Usually you end up with a bit of a lop-sided team, and that’s exactly what happens here (why the hell are there so many snipers on my team?). Anyway, this was still a lot of fun, and I did wind up on the better team for the second round, so that was cool. This was a bit of a shorter sessions compared to my last one, thus why it’s not quite as long. The post Team Fortress 2 – Highlights from December 13, 2014 appeared first on AS Movies & Games.
  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD – Warehouse 70,000 Point Combo

    AS Andrew
    22 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am
    This is probably the game I sunk the most time into in 2014, especially during the summer. I have a bit of a weakness for the Tony Hawk series, and since this is a remake of some the better, earlier games, there just wasn’t any keeping myself away from it. Suffice to say, I finished all the goals and unlocked everything. In this video, you’ll see me make a reasonably big combo. I am certainly capable of doing much bigger combos, but the line is pretty cool so I’m posting anyway. The post Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD – Warehouse 70,000 Point Combo appeared first on…
  • Team Fortress 2 – Highlights from December 11, 2014

    AS Andrew
    21 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am
    Team Fortress 2 is basically my go-to game over the holiday season. I ended up not playing quite as much as I thought I would, but I still enjoy playing it. I played it more during the Halloween season for 2014. So, anyway, here are some of the highlights from my session on December 11. The post Team Fortress 2 – Highlights from December 11, 2014 appeared first on AS Movies & Games.
  • Andrew Unboxes an AV Famicom for Christmas

    AS Andrew
    20 Jan 2015 | 7:00 am
    This certainly wasn’t Christmas 2014. It was 2012, I’m pretty sure. The AV Famicom was only out for a few years, between 1993 and 1995. It has better audio and better graphics compared to the original. I still have the original Famicom too, but I don’t have an RF cable for it. Thus why I decided I wanted the AV Famicom. I decided to speed up this video because I didn’t think it was terribly interesting. However, it wasn’t quite as bad as I had originally thought. The scissors bit makes me laugh. The post Andrew Unboxes an AV Famicom for Christmas appeared first…
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  • 'The Theory of Everything' - Review

    25 Jan 2015 | 5:21 am
    Read our review of 'The Theory of Everything' to find out if the film makes for an entertaining biopic on Stephen Hawking.
  • 'Big Eyes' - Review

    24 Jan 2015 | 10:51 am
    Read our review of 'Big Eyes' to find out whether the true story of Margaret Keane makes for an interesting biopic.
  • 'The Interview' - Review

    24 Jan 2015 | 10:27 am
    Read our review of 'The Interview' to find out whether the film makes for an entertaining comedy.
  • 'The Imitation Game' - Review

    24 Jan 2015 | 7:03 am
    Read our review of 'The Imitation Game' to see if the true story of mathematician Alan Turing makes for an engaging drama.
  • 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' - Review

    23 Jan 2015 | 10:15 pm
    Read our review of 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' to find out if the film closes out 'The Hobbit' trilogy on a satisfying note.
 
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  • Top Ten Murdered Men: Face/Off (#9)

    J. Tonzelli
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:34 am
    The action genre has lost its way. Though one could argue it’s been an ever-evolving organism, beginning life with the westerns of Sergio Leone and Sam Peckinpah before transforming into the guy-in-the-suit-with-a-gun romps of the 1970s before transforming again to what would eventually define it, the action genre reached the height of its namesake during the 1980s and partially into ... The post Top Ten Murdered Men: Face/Off (#9) appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • Cut Print Film Podcast: Episode 46

    Jeff Rollins
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:45 am
    This week we discuss the first official flop of 2015, Mortdecai! Then we begin our three part Director Series on the films of Robert Altman. The post Cut Print Film Podcast: Episode 46 appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • Alien Outpost

    Carlyle Edmundson
    25 Jan 2015 | 3:43 am
    Don't be fooled by the B-movie title: ALIEN OUTPOST is a gritty and realistic take on the classic alien invasion trope. The post Alien Outpost appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • This Week in Film Writing: January 23rd Edition

    The CutPrintFilm Staff
    23 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am
    This Week in Film Writing Jan 23rd Edition includes articles on American Sniper, Fake Babies, Studio Logos, LA film sets, & More! The post This Week in Film Writing: January 23rd Edition appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
  • Mortdecai

    Jeff Rollins
    23 Jan 2015 | 7:57 am
    Presenting the first terrible film of 2015: MORTDECAI! The post Mortdecai appeared first on CutPrintFilm | Movie Reviews.
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  • BLACKHAT: A Big-Budget Glitch

    Edwin Winarto
    26 Jan 2015 | 4:00 am
    Although many are still reeling from the aftershocks of the Sony hacking scandal, the growth of the cybercrime era had actually reached red alert long before the North Koreans. It is quite frightening to imagine how a person could be as deadly as a nuclear weapon with just one click of a keyboard, and it remains a problem unresolved by international governments. As always, Hollywood’s part on this is to jump on the bandwagon, establishing a new genre of its own with collective bits of movie magic in order to turn in easy money for film studios. The release of Blackhat will do little to…
  • KIDNAPPING MR. HEINEKEN Trailer

    Manon de Reeper
    22 Jan 2015 | 2:00 pm
    The inside story of the planning, execution, rousing aftermath and ultimate downfall of the kidnappers of beer tycoon Alfred “Freddy” Heineken, which resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for an individual. Director: Daniel Alfredson Writers: William Brookfield, Peter R. de Vries (author) Stars: Sam Worthington, Jim Sturgess, Anthony Hopkins Kidnapping Mr. Heineken is scheduled to open in cinemas in the U.S. on March 6, 2015. For more opening dates, click here. More information As a Dutchie myself, I’m a bit amused that this story is being turned into a high-profile…
  • AMERICAN SNIPER: A Difficult Portrait

    Sam Kelly
    22 Jan 2015 | 4:00 am
    When the Oscar nominations rolled in on Thursday, perhaps the biggest surprise – other than the snubs for Selma – were the six nods including Best Picture and Best Actor for American Sniper, a movie which few expected to be in the running after getting no attention from the Golden Globes or BAFTAs. There was an even bigger surprise a few days later, when it was announced that the film drew in a stunning $89 million in its opening weekend, which is more than most of last year’s summer blockbusters. The Iraq War drama snuck up on the awards race out of nowhere, and shattered…
  • SONG OF THE SEA Trailer

    Manon de Reeper
    21 Jan 2015 | 4:00 am
    Saoirse is a child who is of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from seals into people. She escapes from her grandmother’s home to journey to the sea and free fairy creatures trapped in the modern world. Director: Tomm Moore Writers: Will Collins, Tomm Moore (story) Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, Pat Shortt More information This looks pretty great, no? Song of the Sea has been nominated for the Best Animated Feature Film Oscar. Thoughts? (top image source: StudioCanal) The post SONG OF THE SEA Trailer appeared first on Film Inquiry.
  • BOYHOOD GIVEAWAY – Win Film Inquiry’s Best Movie of 2014

    Manon de Reeper
    20 Jan 2015 | 9:00 pm
    Our team awarded Boyhood with our Best Movie of the YearAward, and we’d like to share the love with you! Now is your chance to get your hands on your own copy of Boyhood! Boyhood – source: IFC Films This giveaway will run from Wednesday 21 January 2015, 12:00 AM EST to Monday 2 February 2015 12:00 AM EST. To be clear, EST is GMT/UTC -5. Make sure to enter the giveaway during that time! Once the giveaway is closed, the winner will be contacted and asked for their information, as well as whether they would like to receive a DVD or Bluray of the film and we will do our best to…
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  • My Bias List

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

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

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

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

    5 Jan 2015 | 6:17 am
    Loyal, ambitious, and intense, those born under the sign of the Octopus prefer to deal in facts rather than emotions. Though not necessarily unfriendly, members of this sign can be fairly anti-social. To be more specific, they tend to be uncomfortable in most social situations. Octopuses often don’t feel like they fit in or know what to say in social situations. Instead, they prefer time alone or with a couple of their closest friends with whom they share a great deal of the same ideals. Octopuses are highly complex characters. Like their animal namesakes, members of this sign are highly…
 
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  • INTERVIEWS & ANALYSIS: There are less women directors heading major movies than 17 years ago… here’s why and what can be done

    ConradEmmett
    26 Jan 2015 | 11:05 am
    Movie making may lose its sheen for female creatives — a recent headcount in Hollywood shows things have become worse for those trying for top jobs in the last 17 years. But how did this happen, and can things get better? CONRAD EMMETT speaks to two very different commentators on the industry to find out. There are many age-old stories that get told time and again in Hollywood. Boy gets girl. The hero’s journey. And, of course… The absent woman. This latter narrative unfolds repeatedly both in front of and behind the camera. The glaring lack of women taking leading roles…
  • Some sensible casting decisions for the new generation of X-Men

    ConradEmmett
    23 Jan 2015 | 2:07 am
    Okay, so the cheque books aren’t being burned, but these are wise, long-term decisions for X-Men: Apocalypse Whilst a lot of attention has been on the next Avengers movie, Age of Ultron, it seems that Byan Singer has been building up the ranks with what could be a strong cast for the new X-Men film. Following hot on the heels of X-Men: Days of Future Past, it seems that Singer is keen to develop the line up for the next movie (X-Men: Apocalypse) even more with some new faces. Not content to rely on the already amazing Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence, he has…
  • Great news for the new Star Trek movie… as Scotty picks up his pen!

    ConradEmmett
    22 Jan 2015 | 10:05 am
    Things are starting to look good for the third Star Trek film… I think most of us held our collective breaths as Trek 1 & 2 producer and co-scribe Roberto Orci was suddenly elevated to director for the new movie (as his first film), only to leave the chair just as quick. Then Fast and the Furious director Justin Lin was appointed. Some will have had their problems with that — I for one don’t because, simply, I think Star Trek 3 will be better if it keeps the commercial mindset of its predecessors. Now Simon Pegg is becoming a co-writer, alongside a chap called Doug…
  • The Huntsman’s possible new director is pointing to a worrying new trend in Hollywood

    ConradEmmett
    21 Jan 2015 | 1:36 am
    If the Schmoes Know site is correct, we may know who is replacing director Frank Darabont in the Snow White and the Huntsman sequel — and for me it points to a strange new trend in big budget pictures. A worrying one at that. Cedric Nicolas-Troyan is apparently in talks to be the new director for The Huntsman (CAVEAT EMPTOR — it is a “because… sources” story, although to be fair it kind of has to be at this stage). Nicolas-Troyan was the undoubted VFX wizard behind the first film. Indeed, a with limp script and poor direction, he was the unnamed star of that…
  • Because… sources. Why I think some online movie “journalism” is not doing the web any favours.

    ConradEmmett
    20 Jan 2015 | 3:27 am
    Sometimes Latino Review get things right, sometimes wrong, but a recent story — whether true or not — really doesn’t do online journalism any favours. The story, The Real Reason for Tom Hardy’s Exit From Suicide Squad, is not actually typical of Latino Review stories. Normally, they put their money where their mouth is. If they hear Bradley Cooper is going to be Rocket Raccoon in Guardians of the Galaxy (like they did), they run the risk and publish. If Bradley Cooper turned out not to have taken on Rocket Raccoon, then they’d have looked pretty stupid. But…
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  • Badlapur Movie Ft. Varun Dhawan, Yami Gautam Release Date, Official HD Trailer, Wiki, Review

    boxoffice
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:31 am
    Badlapur Movie Ft. Varun Dhawan, Yami Gautam Release Date, Official HD Trailer, Wiki, Review - Here is another movie which is scheduled to be released on the theaters near you. The movie which is been promoted by the star cast and its crew and the trailer of the had been loved by good number of people. The movie is starring your favorite stars in the lead roles. The story and genre of the movie is also attractive so the movie is expected to make good Box Office collection. The movie had also given very hit songs that will also impact the collection. Below are the information about the movie…
  • Shamitabh Movie Ft. Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Haasan Release Date, Official HD Trailer, Wiki, Review

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    26 Jan 2015 | 6:54 am
    Shamitabh Movie Ft. Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Haasan Release Date, Official HD Trailer, Wiki, Review - Here is another movie which is scheduled to be released on the theaters and many of you might be knowing about. The movie which many of you might want to watch on the theaters. The movie is starring the living legend of the Bollywood. Also the story and the genre of the movie are attractive. Below are the information about the movie that you might want to know about the movie. Shamitabh Movie Wiki Details and Star Cast Shamitabh is the which is scheduled to be released on the…
  • Dolly Ki Doli Fourth (4th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Fourth Day Business

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    26 Jan 2015 | 1:11 am
    Dolly Ki Doli Fourth (4th) Day Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| Fourth Day Business - The movie is running on the theaters and many of you might had watched the movie and many of you might want to watch the movie on the theaters. The movie is starring you favorite actors in the lead roles. Also the movie is having comedy genre and many people had found the movie entertaining. But the movie is facing tough competition from the movie running on the theaters released with it. Below are the fourth day collection of the movie which are expected to be more. Dolly Ki Doli Fourth (4th)…
  • Dolly Ki Doli First (1st) Weekend Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| First Weekend Business

    boxoffice
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:22 am
    Dolly Ki Doli First (1st) Weekend Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Report| First Weekend Business - The movie is running on the theaters and many of you might had watched the movie. The movie is starring your favorite actors in the lead roles and the genre of the movie is comedy which many of you like. People who had watched the movie had found the movie entertaining. But the movie is competing with the movie on the theaters. Below are the first weekend Box Office collection that you want to know about. Dolly Ki Doli First (1st) Weekend Box Office Report The movie is running on the…
  • Baby First (1st) Weekend Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Reports| First Weekend Business

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    25 Jan 2015 | 11:56 pm
    Baby First (1st) Weekend Box Office Collection (Earnings) and Reports| First Weekend Business - The movie is running on the theaters and many of you might had watched the movie. Many of you might be waiting to watch the movie. The movie had got many factors that can attract good number of people to the theaters. The star cast, story, genre and many other factors that attracted good number of people to the theaters. Many people had given positive reviews to the movie. Below are the first weekend box office information that you want to know. Baby First (1st) Weekend Box Office Reports Many of…
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  • Playing With The Devil

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

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

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

    SMO
    3 Dec 2014 | 5:54 pm
    Who says you can’t enjoy yourself when you’re all alone? This next film shows us all you need is some classical tunes, a cat, and a decent sized pool to have a relaxing night swim. Just be careful not to get too relaxed, the water has a way of playing tricks on you that you would never expect.   It’s the middle of the night and your feeling kind of grim, Just grab your favorite tune and go for a swim. Feel the water relieve you of your solitude tonight, Take a deep breath and submerge yourself, don’t worry it’s alright. What are you doing? Don’t come…
  • 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…
 
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  • Sundance 2015: Open Road Acquires Rick Famuyiwa’s DOPE in Biggest Sale So Far

    Adam Patterson
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:54 am
    Rick Famuyiwa‘s (The Wood, Brown Sugar) Dope has been acquired out of the Sundance Film Festival by Open Road Films for a reported $7 million plus $15 million to be spent on P&A costs, making it the biggest sale of the festival so far. Read More: Sundance 2015: Open Road Acquires Rick Famuyiwa’s DOPE in Biggest Sale So Far Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
  • Emma Watson Cast in Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

    Adam Patterson
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:39 am
    The Wrap broke the news today that the next live-action Disney princess will be played by Emma Watson in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast. Bill Condon (The Fifth Estate, Kinsey) is set to direct the film, although there’s no word yet on Read More: Emma Watson Cast in Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
  • Sundance 2015: Chernobyl Conspiracy Doc THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER Gets a Poster

    Adam Patterson
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:43 am
    The first post has been released for Chad Gracia‘s documentary The Russian Woodpecker, which just had its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. This immensely intriguing film follows a Russian artist who believes there to be a nefarious conspiracy behind the Read More: Sundance 2015: Chernobyl Conspiracy Doc THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER Gets a Poster Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
  • 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Award Winners Announced

    Adam Patterson
    26 Jan 2015 | 6:45 am
    The full list of winners of this year’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards has been announced, with Alejandro G. Inarritu‘s snagging yet another big award with Best Cast in a Motion Picture. Not surprisingly, Eddie Redmayne won Best Actor for his role in The Theory Read More: 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Award Winners Announced Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
  • Slamdance 2015: BODY Review

    Adam Patterson
    26 Jan 2015 | 6:00 am
    What would you do if you accidentally killed someone while hanging out in a house that you weren’t exactly supposed to be in? Most rational people would immediately call the police and tell the truth. But if you’re one of the three friends in Dan Berk and Robert Olsen’s Body, however, you’re going to do pretty much anything but that. Read More: Slamdance 2015: BODY Review Film Pulse - The Latest Film News, Movie Reviews, Trailers, Festival Coverage and More
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  • Exodus: Gods and Kings

    21 Jan 2015 | 12:31 pm
    Exodus: Gods and Kings ★1/2    Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings," a film whose subject matter has been beaten to death over the course of cinema history, provides nothing remotely fresh to the story of Moses, and seems intent on fashioning a Hollywood blockbuster, around a box-office star in Christian Bale, than anything else. One look at the trailer, and you may have just seen the sum of the picture's aim for yourself.    As one might expect, the narrative is relatively consistent with that of the Old Testament, except of course, a minuscule alteration here…
  • Home on the Range

    13 Jan 2015 | 6:19 pm
    Home on the Range     There is something definably overpowering in Disney's 2004 animated film, entitled "Home on the Range." If you have ever seen the sitcom, aptly named, "Roseanne," then you surely can recall the coarse, and utterly domineering voice of its leading actress, Roseanne Barr, whose vocalization is an ill-mannered concoction of an opera singer, and a garbage disposal.    Although this is not the sole inadequacy to grace our presence, I could not help but to fixate on this error of judgement, which consistently places this film in a position of failure.
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

    8 Jan 2015 | 7:50 pm
    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 ★1/2    For what it's worth, the latest installment of the "Hunger Games" series of films has become nothing more than an exhibition for political thought and conviction. For, that is essentially what is in debate: rebels fighting for democracy--and the elitists--struggling to maintain communist (or if you prefer the term fascist) control over a population of individuals, deprived of all financial value. Does this premise ring any bells?    The plot, in its most primitive design, can be described as a string of "moves and…
  • Jersey Boys

    6 Jan 2015 | 2:41 pm
    Jersey Boys     Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys", is a poor, and tedious I might add, imitation of Martin Scorsese's picture, entitled "Goodfellas." There are an innumerable amount of resemblances, which if you have seen the latter film, will jump off the screen, and subdue you into an indefatigable state of déjà vu. Perhaps Mr. Eastwood has become a victim of his own subconscious.    No matter how the result was executed, it was, and "Jersey Boys," essentially depicts the rise, and the subsequent fall, of the very popular 1960s foursome, aptly named, The Four…
  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    1 Jan 2015 | 3:37 pm
    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies     It has been a long journey, in the realm of Middle-earth, and one that seemed to begin only yesterday, as Frodo and Sam marched out of The Shire, in hopes to restore tranquility to the spectacular lands that comprise this fictional haven of imagination. Over this span of a little more than a decade, Peter Jackson has not only become a household name, but he has earned respect worldwide for his interpretation of some of the finest, and most influential, literature to ever be written.    Yet, in the latest installment,…
 
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  • LUTHER STRODE Returns to Image Comics

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    20 Jan 2015 | 10:59 am
    More geek news at GeekMundo The Legacy of Luther Strode heads to Image Comics, and we’ve got all the details for the upcoming release. Justin Jordan (SPREAD, LUTHER STRODE) and Tradd Moore (LUTHER STRODE, All New Ghost Rider) reunite for LEGACY OF LUTHER STRODE, the final chapter in the popular LUTHER STRODE trilogy, set to launch from Image Comics on April […] "Like" us @ Facebook.com/GeekMundo Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet Twitter.com/SeattleSlim and Twitter.com/JonnyQBall79 Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • Photos: Get Hard Starring Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart

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    20 Jan 2015 | 10:14 am
    More geek news at GeekMundo Check out the latest photos from Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell’s buddy comedy Get Hard from Warner Bros. Official movie synopsis: When millionaire hedge fund manager James (Will 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 […] "Like" us @ Facebook.com/GeekMundo Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet Twitter.com/SeattleSlim and Twitter.com/JonnyQBall79 Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • What NBC’s GRIMM is Missing

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    19 Jan 2015 | 2:56 pm
    More geek news at GeekMundo I think we can all agree that Grimm needs a bit of a revamp… Here’s what I’d like to see in the fifth season. I have been a Grimm fan for some time now, and I can honestly say that it really makes my Friday nights.  Yeah, I’m one of the olds.  I stay home […] "Like" us @ Facebook.com/GeekMundo Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet Twitter.com/SeattleSlim and Twitter.com/JonnyQBall79 Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • STAR WARS #1 Featurette: Princess Leia, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker Return

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    19 Jan 2015 | 6:08 am
    More geek news at GeekMundo Princess Leia, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Chewie, and the rest of the OGs from Star Wars are featured in this featurette from Marvel Comics for Star Wars #1. Marvel comics has just unveiled a behind-the-scenes featurette for Star Wars #1 that includes perspectives from the writers and some cool graphics to get you amped up […] "Like" us @ Facebook.com/GeekMundo Tweet Us @GeekMundoNet Twitter.com/SeattleSlim and Twitter.com/JonnyQBall79 Circle Us on Google Plus: GeekMundo
  • Photos: Liam Neeson in RUN ALL NIGHT

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    19 Jan 2015 | 5:00 am
    More geek news at GeekMundo Liam Neeson is a gun toting badass again in these film stills from Warner Bros. Run All Night. I’m not going to lie, and I say this as a huge fan of Liam Neeson, I do get tired of these action films.  They are starting to blur together into one gun-wielding movie blob that should […] "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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  • Bruce Lee / Chen Zhen vs the Karate School

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    21 Jan 2015 | 1:15 pm
    Another highly regarded fight by Bruce will this week’s video – Chen Zhen fighting the Japanese Karate School in Fist of Fury (aka Chinese Connection). This is another great fight scene which shows a variety of ranges and moves and even some nice Nunchaku work – which was one Bruce’s favorite weapons. This scene is […]
  • Zu Warriors from the Magic Mountain with Yuen Biao and Sammo Hung

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    18 Jan 2015 | 1:08 am
    Here’s a classic from the 80’s!  It’s a wire fu Hong Kong action movie mixed with mysticism and in your face special effects to create one hell of an experience! It all starts out with guy named Ti (Yuen Biao).  Ti heads to his two leaders with information during war.  The two leaders argue and […]
  • Love on Delivery with Stephen Chow

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    11 Jan 2015 | 12:41 pm
    Stephen Chow brings us another funny kung fu comedy, this time being 1994’s Love on Delivery. Chow plays a coward and weakling delivery boy named Ho-Kam Ang.  During one of his deliveries he walks into a Judo club where a young girl and her instructor are arguing.  The girl, whose name is Lily (played by […]
  • The 7 Grandmasters

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    7 Jan 2015 | 2:31 pm
    Another old skool Taiwan Kung Fu movie from the 80’s is upon us. On the surface the premise seems simple, a Kung Fu master by the name of Sang Kuan Chun is celebrating his title as champion across the land, but is also an older masterwho plans to retire.  But a letter is found during […]
  • The Matrix “I know Kung Fu”

    Wade from Martial Arts Action Movies
    4 Jan 2015 | 1:14 pm
    The Matrix was a cool-ass movie.  The thought, at least to me, of being able to simply downlaod Kung Fu into your brain and use it was incredibly intriguing. This scene is the initial fight between Morpheous and Neo, directly after Neo has ‘installed’ several martial arts into his brain. It’s a cool scene and […]
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  • The Film Critics Who Turned to Filmmaking

    Mark Harrison
    26 Jan 2015 | 6:59 pm
    From the Pudsey The Dog movie to Joe Cornish and Roger Ebert, what happens when critics make films themselves? Feature Arts critics tend to get a rough time of it in the movies. Even looking at this year's awards season hopefuls, Birdman casts a wonderfully scabrous Lindsay Duncan as a theatre critic who is determined to kill the hero's play, and Mr. Turner presents John Ruskin as a lisping, pretentious fop, a representation that has led some to take mild umbrage. To look even further back, at Ratatouille's sneering Anton Ego, or Lady In The Water's film-savvy 'straw critic', or Theatre Of…
  • Ryan Reynolds Talks Deadpool Movie Budget and More

    Michael Cecchini
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:05 pm
    The Deadpool movie sounds like a labor of love for all involved, and Ryan Reynolds isn't worried about it in the slightest. News Ryan Reynolds hasn't been overly chatty about the Deadpool movie since it was officially confirmed that the movie was back on. That's in stark contrast to Wade Wilson himself, but that's okay. That's about to change, as the film should begin production in March. Reynolds sounds confident in the whole thing, telling MTV that "it’s happening the right way, and that’s all that matters." Fox seem a little more willing to make chancier, smaller superhero movies…
  • Daniel Bruhl's Captain America: Civil War Role Revealed

    Michael Cecchini
    26 Jan 2015 | 4:48 pm
    Daniel Bruhl will play a notable Captain America villain in Captain America: Civil War. We have an official synopsis, too. News This article contains potential spoilers for Captain America: Civil War. Daniel Bruhl was cast in Captain America: Civil War before we even knew all that much about the project. Not that we know all that much about it now, but we seriously knew zilch when he was first announced. I admit to only knowing slightly more than zilch at this stage. Anyway, the smart money was always on Mr. Bruhl playing a very particular Captain America villain, one who has been noticeably…
  • Edgar Wright Pens Oliver Twist Sequel Screenplay

    David Crow
    26 Jan 2015 | 4:04 pm
    Edgar Wright is going to be lending his pen to the script Dodge and Twist, a steam-punk follow-up to Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist. News Since leaving Marvel to shrink men all on their own, Edgar Wright has had a busy time lining up new projects. For example, he is already set to direct a car chase musical (you read that correctly) named Baby Driver and he also is adapting YA novel Grasshopper Jungle to the big screen. However, Wright is also making time to polish up on his Charles Dickens—by writing a sequel to Oliver Twist. FilmDivider has learned that the writer-director behind…
  • Avengers: Infinity War - Joss Whedon Says "Very Doubtful" he'll Return

    Michael Cecchini
    26 Jan 2015 | 3:55 pm
    If Joss Whedon won't direct Avengers 3 and Avengers 4...who will? We bet we can guess.... News Joss Whedon is probably going to unleash something impressive on fans with Avengers: Age of Ultron on May 1st. The director demolished expectations (and more than a few box-office records) with the first Avengers film, and we can't imagine the next one will be any less of a success. The next act of the Avengers story is the two part Avengers: Infinity War, scheduled for 2018 and 2019. Well, they'll need a new director, from the sound of things. In an interview with Empire (which comes to us via…
 
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  • 10 Things You Should Know About the Armenian Genocide

    Tracy Dye
    26 Jan 2015 | 4:39 am
    The post 10 Things You Should Know About the Armenian Genocide appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. Ten Facts You Must Know About the Armenian Genocide The Armenian Genocide occurred during World War I, from 1915 to 1922 in the Ottoman Empire. Although the present Turkish government denies that the massacres constituted a “genocide”, scholars and historians maintain that the systematic slaughtering of 1.5 million Armenians by the Young Turks and their […] The post 10 Things You Should Know About the Armenian Genocide appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com.
  • 10 Reasons Performance Enhancing Drugs Should be Legal

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    21 Jan 2015 | 3:43 am
    The post 10 Reasons Performance Enhancing Drugs Should be Legal appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. Performance Enhancing Drugs Should Be Legalized In Sports The use of performance-enhancing drugs, or doping, is hardly news. It has certainly occurred since the first Olympic Games took place in 776 B.C. Ancient Olympic champions used hallucinogens and stimulants, as well as herb mixtures in order to improve their fights and stave off fatigue and […] The post 10 Reasons Performance Enhancing Drugs Should be Legal appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com.
  • Top 10 Most Important Facts about To Kill a Mockingbird

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    20 Jan 2015 | 3:59 am
    The post Top 10 Most Important Facts about To Kill a Mockingbird appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. Top 10 most important facts about “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird is a modern American classic novel set in the Deep South.  It is loosely based on Harper Lee’s own childhood in the south and the events in the book parallel events in her own life.  The novel has […] The post Top 10 Most Important Facts about To Kill a Mockingbird appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com.
  • Top 10 Reasons Why Animal Testing is Necessary

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    16 Jan 2015 | 3:31 am
    The post Top 10 Reasons Why Animal Testing is Necessary appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. We are all used to seeing distressing campaigns for ‘ethical’ cosmetics or to ban animal testing.  Those who are against animal testing will often say that it does not work – citing cases such as the thalidomide babies (thalidomide was shown safe in animal tests).  Opponents often say that we have moved beyond the need […] The post Top 10 Reasons Why Animal Testing is Necessary appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com.
  • Top 10 Reasons Obesity is a Disease

    Nerissa
    15 Jan 2015 | 3:02 am
    The post Top 10 Reasons Obesity is a Disease appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com. What is obesity?  We all know it when we see it but do we know what causes it?  Many people think that obesity is down to laziness and greed.  Obesity is, however, more serious than someone carrying a few extra pounds.  It is a medical, life limiting condition and people who suffer from it deserve […] The post Top 10 Reasons Obesity is a Disease appeared first on Top 10 Lists | ListLand.com.
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  • Cinematic Releases: The Boy Next Door

    Christopher George
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:13 pm
    As the first dumping ground month wraps up, audiences are given The Boy Next Door."Bitch. You can't act."This week we're a little behind on one of our cinematic reviews. But we just couldn't pass up the chance to opt in on Jennifer Lopez pulling a Kevorkian on her dwindling career. One time box office champ, Jennifer Lopez, stars in one of the worst and most tragic domestic thrillers to ever hit cineplexes. From her airbrushed makeup, to Moonlighting-esque softening techniques, to dialogue my kindergarten age daughter could write, The Boy Next Door is solid proof of how absolutely out of…
  • Article: I Love You All - Three of the Best Original Music Films of 2014

    Christopher George
    25 Jan 2015 | 2:09 pm
    2014 was a year of great soundtracks and captivating performances from actors that put themselves out there in a new creative realm. Here's a few of the best movies of 2014 that centered around original music. FrankFrom behind a paper mache mask, Michael Fassbender played Frank with near perfection. Based around a strange alternative soundtrack and even stranger characters, Frank was an enlightening drama/comedy that further proved Fassbender's abilities as a leading actor and brought him notoriety as the frontman of the fictional band, Soronprfbs. Their music is hard to categorize…
  • Interviews: William Mapother - Star of The Atticus Institute, Another Earth, And Lost

    Christopher George
    23 Jan 2015 | 1:52 pm
    The Movie Sleuth had a chance to talk to William Mapother about his experiences on Lost, the state of film, and his latest starring role in The Atticus Institute, new on blu-ray this week. TMS: You’ve got a long history of supporting roles on TV including Ethan (the creepy guy) on Lost. What’s been your favorite experience? Was it Lost or is there something else that stands out for you?WM: Uh, I really have trouble with favorite questions. I’ll be honest. I’ve benefitted from all of them. Either it was a great location, a great role, or it bumped by career, or I made a…
  • Cult Cinema: Forbidden Zone

    Christopher George
    23 Jan 2015 | 9:11 am
    We finally review Richard Elfman's triumphantly bizarre Forbidden Zone. "I made a deal with the devilso I could write the scorefor Pee Wee's Big Adventure...and it worked!!"In 1972, years before turning to filmmaking, Richard Elfman formed with his brother Danny (now a renowned film music composer) a musical performance art cabaret known as The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, an elaborate theater act comprised of over 15 musicians.  In addition to playing over 30 instruments including some built by the band members themselves, The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo included…
  • The Movie Sleuth Investigation: Oscar Snubs

    Christopher George
    22 Jan 2015 | 11:36 am
    This week we're talking all the various Oscar snubs that blew our collective minds.
 
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  • Alternative Accommodation Guide 2015

    Alex Durham
    18 Jan 2015 | 5:51 am
    Hostels in jumbo jets, tents suspended from mountain faces, beds in shipping containers and high design digs; we’ve picked the very best of alternative accommodation and places to stay this year, all around the world. 1. Egg Capsule Beach Huts in South Korea These space-age pods have descended upon the beaches of the Yangyang County, South Korea, designed by Korean studio Yoon Design Space for all of humanity to enjoy. 2. Stockholm’s Jumbo Jet hostel, Sweden Experience the height of cool with a stay in a real Jumbo Jet – on special offer with Hostelling International if you…
  • Escape by Danila Tkachenko

    Bizarre Culture
    13 Jan 2015 | 2:20 pm
     “Man does not need society at all, it’s the society that needs man. Society is a forced measure of protection and survival. Unlike a gregarious animal, man must live alone – in nature among animals, plants and in contact with them.” – Andrey Tarkovsky. Young photographer Danila Tkachenko uses the above quote to start his book ‘Escape’, which documents the life of people who have decided to escape from the social world and live alone in nature, far away from civilization. Danila calls them ‘Escapers,’ or men who have turned their backs on society to live alone as…
  • Welcome to Djerbahood, Djerba, Tunisia: Home to One of the Most Ambitious Collaborative Art Projects

    Bizarre Culture
    9 Jan 2015 | 10:04 pm
    Erriadh, a small village on the island of Djerba, Tunisia, was transformed into a vibrant ‘open-air museum’ as a destination for one of the most vibrant and ambitious street art project ever hosted. The Djerbahood project invited 150 street artists from 30 countries to live and work in the community, using the walls of the houses in the village as canvas. Curated by Tunisian artist and gallery owner Mehdi Ben Cheikh after the success of his “Tour Paris 13” project, Djerbahood reinvigorates and recharacterizes an old historic village. The project serves to promote…
  • Film Review: The Interview

    Bizarre Culture
    2 Jan 2015 | 3:54 pm
    This will be a short review, since The Interview has already taken more internet space than it deserves. James Franco and Seth Rogen team up again after creating two successful movies: last year’s This Is The End, and Pineapple Express (2008). It’s safe to say that The Interview is an unsubtle, painful and shallow attempt at satirical comedy – a collapsed self-parody.  James Franco plays a talk show host, Dave Skylark, who presents a celebrity gossip show priding itself on revealing the insipid secrets of the Hollywood elite, including revealing Nicki Minaj’s…
  • Top 10 Films of 2014

    Jordan Dean
    30 Dec 2014 | 4:51 am
    2014 has been a great year for film, rewarding cinephiles with more memorable cinematic experiences than they have been treated to in a good few years. This year has seen seasoned filmmakers like Wes Anderson and Jonathon Glazer produce some of their best work, while some of the years’ most impressive releases have come from exciting new directors such as Dan Gilroy and Jennifer Kent. We’ve also witnessed an exciting change from the high-budget end of the cinematic spectrum. As we’ve come to understand, blockbuster selections aren’t usually spectacular works or even original to boot.
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  • Comic Book Gems: Happy #1

    Iron Squid
    26 Jan 2015 | 7:46 am
    Haven’t done one of these in a  few, it’s probably because Bub had me locked in a basement with his imaginary a tiny blue unicorn horse with bird wings, now you may be asking yourself: It’s imaginary how did you manage to see such a make believe creature? Well I have a few answers for that, and it includes Bath salts, some duct tape, and Happy! Happy is one of the strangest things I’ve ever read, and I read JustBobs diary. The story follows ex-cop turned hit man named Nick Sax who is thrown into the underbelly of his city as the mob and cops are on his tail, but one…
  • MOVIE REVIEW: Killers

    Felix Felicis
    25 Jan 2015 | 9:51 pm
    This is not a movie for everyone. This film won’t satisfy if you’re looking for cheap thrills and it won’t pander to expectations. Killers is a brutal reflection of society’s fetishization of violence and it’ll leave you curled in the fetal position, spooning a fifth of tequila, after it’s had its way with you. Killers is a cut above, and far beyond, anything I could’ve expected. Horrifying psychological thrillers have a new Sheriff in town, and the best of them elevate the gruesome truth of the depths of human depravity to an art form. This movie? This movie is ART. The film…
  • MOVIE REVIEW: Everly

    Corey
    25 Jan 2015 | 3:07 pm
    I have no problem saying director Joe Lynch has officially made his best film to date with EVERLY. WRONG TURN 2 was a solid start (and the best in the series) and even though we’ve only seen the producer’s cut of KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM, it’s still pretty badass. Each of his three feature films have been distinctly different and he can easily slither through genres. Most directors never get the luxury, they find themselves stuck doing the same thing over and over again. EVERLY is a single location action film with a female lead and he couldn’t have found a better actress…
  • Adam Green’s ‘Digging Up The Marrow’ Trailer Is Here!!!

    Bub Smith
    25 Jan 2015 | 2:54 pm
    Adam Green will forever  be horror royalty (at least here at SJP) and no matter what project he takes on I will be there on opening day. The man gave us the greatness that is Hatchet will forever have access to my wallet (hope he likes 4-year-old condoms and half sticks of Bazooka Joe…). Anywho, as of late Green has been working on his TV series Holliston (Hilariously awesome! Get on it if you haven’t already!) and is returning to features with this ultra creepy meta approach to the found footage genre. Not only writing and directing Green is starring in DUtM in a role he was…
  • MOVIE REVIEW: The Shoot

    Corey
    25 Jan 2015 | 2:21 pm
    A film might not always grab your attention right out of the gate. You might even be expecting one thing and get something entirely different. After reading a description of the independent feature THE SHOOT, I was expecting it to be more of a horror thriller. Instead, it plays out more like a crime film injected with a healthy dose of humor. Husband and wife team of John Adams and Toby Poser co-directed, co-produced, and starred together in the picture. They’ve carved their way by making their films on a limited budget and proudly make their films as if it were a family affair.
 
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  • Best Sunny Leone Photoshoot Images

    Sanjib Saha
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:00 am
    Gone are the days when the Photoshoot images of mainstream Bollywood actresses were all over the place. Whether you agree or not, this is the era of Sunny Leone. The erotica with her ravishing body is the new favorite of all the shutterbugs. The cameras have fallen in love with this beauty. Though her first appearance was on MTV Awards, the gorgeous actress made her way to Bollywood through an erotic movie, Jism 2. The actress was praised for her hot moves and groves. This outstanding talent carries off every dress well – be it classy saree or hot and sexy bikinis. The actress is now a…
  • Hell Down Under: India at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

    Kislaya Srivastava
    24 Jan 2015 | 5:16 pm
    The History: Over the last four years, the one picture that has been the apple of every Indian’s eyes has been that of MS Dhoni, posing valiantly after hitting the winning six in the 2011 World Cup final, with Yuvraj, at the non-striker’s end, spreading his arms wide apart, knowing very well that history had been made. The moment was splendid, glory was redeemed, and I was jubilant and emotional, for myself, yes, but more so, for the man who had been my permanent source of happiness, no matter how hard the times were in my life. And so was the case with every Indian. Sachin…
  • Ten Worst Countries to Live in as Women

    Sanjib Saha
    22 Jan 2015 | 4:28 pm
    This world is not the perfect  place any woman would dream to live in. It is full of inequalities, obstacles and prejudices against them. And then there are some countries where living as a woman is virtually living in hell. Here are ten worst countries to live in as women. Afghanistan Life as women in Afghanistan is challenging even before birth, being the country with highest mortality rate. There are 460 deaths on an average for 100,000 live births. More than 85 percent of afghan women are illiterate and almost the same percentage give birth without medical assistance. Average life span…
  • BB8 Final Winner: Who Deserves the Title of Bigg Boss 8 Halla Boll

    Sanjib Saha
    18 Jan 2015 | 5:45 am
    It seemed on New Year’s Eve that 31st December, 2014 will bring an end to the season of Big Boss this year. All the couched potatoes were ready with their popcorn buckets, eyes glued to COLORS TV when they receive a surprise of Big Boss Halla Bol. Here five champions from this season – Karishma Tanna, Dimpy Mahajan, Gautam Gulati, Ali Quli Mirza and Pritam will be competing against four challengers from different ex seasons of Big Boss. And Big Boss took a complete 360 degree turn, thus sending chills up the spine of all viewers. Here we present to you the top four contestants who…
  • Kiran Bedi Latest Trolls and Jokes

    Sanjib Saha
    16 Jan 2015 | 1:06 am
    Kiran Bedi has decided to join BJP. Looking at her past records, BJP might project her to fight Delhi elections 2015 vs Arvind Kejriwal. This could be a masterstoke from BJP President, Amit Shah. Arvind Kejrial appreciated her move and welcomed her into the politics. On the other hand, Arvind Kejriwal’s followers did not like her decision and started trolling Kiran Bedi over Facebook and Twitter.       This is what Kiran Bedi said about Namo in 2013.     And now she joined the same party. Indian National Congress  has also shared a troll on Kiran Bedi on…
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  • How to Choose WordPress Plugins and Essential Plugins

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

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

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

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

    Nishant Sahai
    12 Dec 2014 | 5:28 am
    The post What Banks Do? appeared first on WiseFreaks - 'Curiosity Delivered'. Banks are another avenue one can invest. Banks are financial intermediaries that converts saving into investment. Banks take savings or money from individuals, corporate or businesses or organization and invests in financial instruments to generate returns and this return is passed on to individuals, corporate or businesses or organization in the form of interests. Banks primary function is to accept deposits and grant loans and advances. Banks mainly accepts two types of deposits/accounts, i.e., deposits…
 
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  • Simon West Directing The Blob Remake

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    26 Jan 2015 | 5:24 am
    The Blob, the sci-fi/horror classic from 1958, is getting a second remake. A recent Deadline report revealed that Goldcrest Films has put a remake into motion, placing director Simon West (Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider) at the helm. Goldcrest will be co-producing the film and will be spearheading sales and distribution, with a plan to launch the project at the European Film Market to take place in Berlin next month. The original film told of a blob-like alien lifeform that begins to consume people in a small town after it arrives in a crashed meteor. Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut and Earl…
  • Warner Bros Developing New Jetsons Movie

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    25 Jan 2015 | 6:49 pm
    The Jetsons could soon be experiencing a resurgence, with word coming through of a new Jetsons movie currently being developed. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. has hired Matt Lieberman to pen a screenplay for a new animated theatrical feature based on the classic Hanna-Barbera series. Lieberman is fast becoming a name to look out for in Hollywood, with a plethora of projects in line for Paramount and Disney. Lieberman projects in development include 12/24, a spec screenplay for a found-footage Santa Claus pic; Giant Monsters Attack Japan, a project set up at Paramount Animation; Short…
  • The Crow Reboot Officially Loses Luke Evans

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    25 Jan 2015 | 5:41 pm
    It seems like we’ll never see this reboot. After what seems to be years in development hell, the reboot of The Crow has now officially lost actor Luke Evans. The actor’s publicist confirmed the news to The Wrap, saying that Evans had left the project to “pursue other projects.” Evans himself had already been hinting at a departure, telling the guys at Den of Geek the following back in December: It’s not, no. No at the minute The Crow is not, not for me, I think it’s a little… I mean I’m sure it’s going to go ahead at some point, but I have other projects that…
  • Simon Pegg to Co-Write Star Trek 3

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    25 Jan 2015 | 5:04 pm
    Star Trek 3 has had an interesting development: placing actor Simon Pegg on writing duties. Deadline initially broke the news, reporting that Pegg will be co-writing the third chapter in the rebooted series alongside Dark Blue creator Doug Jung. Pegg will be reprising his role as Scotty, which means we could be seeing the character getting a bit more screentime this time around. Lead actor Chris Pine, talking to MTV, has expressed his delight in Pegg’s new responsibilities. “Yeah, he sent an e-mail to all of us, and we’re all really excited,” Pine said. “What we…
  • Dead Rising Movie Trailer

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    25 Jan 2015 | 4:24 pm
    The best-selling video game franchise Dead Rising has received a movie adaptation, and we’ve got the official trailer for you to check out. Dead Rising: Watchtower sees its four leads trying to avoid a spreading zombie outbreak when a government vaccine fails to stop it. The search for the epidemic’s source leads them to a government conspiracy. Fans of the game franchise will be able to spot plenty of nods to those chapters, and the film could offer a bit of fun, but others may not be very impressed. We’re trying to be positive, hoping for some mindless zombie fun mixed…
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  • Loki's Sceptre: The Mind Stone Debate

    Chris Nelson
    24 Jan 2015 | 11:15 am
    We're nerds, we like to argue. One of the most hotly debated topics in the MCU without a doubt is whether or not Loki’s Scepter is an Infinity Stone, more specifically the Mind Stone. It had almost become a non-issue until the brain trust over at Marvel Studios marketing decided to drop it into the Infinity War teaser in October and surround it with other known Infinity Stones. Essentially giving fanboys months worth of material to argue over. Most outlets, including us, jumped to the conclusion that it of course was an Infinity Stone given the context and we left it at that. But after the…
  • Podcast - IT'S ALL CONNECTED 045 - MARVEL TALK AND LISTENER QUESTIONS

    Chris Nelson
    24 Jan 2015 | 10:52 am
    John, Ken and Russ get together on this slow week to talk all things Marvel including news, comics, animated projects and rumors. We also hit up Facebook and Twitter to take some questions from our awesome listeners! Head on over to HHWLOD for more episodes.
  • The Iron Fist Race Debate

    Gil Ortega
    18 Jan 2015 | 3:12 pm
    The debate surrounding Iron Fist’s race in the MCU is not new. There’s clamoring on both sides for a fresh new look at Danny Rand or for accurate representation from the comics. And to be fair, both sides have equally valid arguments that boil down to three basic points on either end. Arguments for Iron Fist being an Asian actor The first and most obvious point is the racial diversity in the MCU. In order to examine why people would want an Asian actor in the role, we should first look at why Danny Rand was first created as Caucasian in the first place. The Iron Fist was created around…
  • The Rogues Gallery of the MCU [Infographic]

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    16 Jan 2015 | 7:04 am
  • Ant-Man: Why Size Doesn't Matter

    MurdockManila
    6 Jan 2015 | 5:28 am
    Ah Ant-Man. The black sheep of Marvel Studios. The product of what was once the geekiest and most exciting creative pairing, only to be stifled by creative divorce. Never have we seen a modern comic book movie with this amount of baggage. It had so much baggage that it came to a point wherein people were wondering if it still made sense to make this film, if it was still worth pursuing. It is after all a film about a superhero who shrinks and communicates with ants. At least Guardians had 5 misfits who shared the burden of possibly being a poor sell. This one has it tough. Ant-Man had a lot…
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  • Tusk: “There, There. It’ll Be All Right, Mr Tusk.”

    Alyssa Milani
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:04 am
    From the works of Kevin Smith comes Tusk, a film about Wallace Bryton, (played by Justin Long), who runs a podcast with his best friend Teddy Craft, (played by  Haley Joel Osment, The Sixth Sense), called the “Not-See-Party”. Wallace travels to Canada, Manitoba, to interview someone that they have been talking about on their podcast, … Continue reading Tusk: “There, There. It’ll Be All Right, Mr Tusk.” →
  • The Musketeers: An Ordinary King or so It Seems

    Kawter C
    12 Jan 2015 | 7:51 am
    Peter Capaldi’s absence from the Musketeers is hardly noticeable (though he will be sorely missed) in this second episode. The emphasis is on King Louis. The sometimes-childish king gets his share of adventure after asking the Musketeers to take him out drinking. In an era where technology is not as advanced as today, King Louis … Continue reading The Musketeers: An Ordinary King or so It Seems →
  • Problems Mounting for Porter Airlines

    Kellan DeSilva
    10 Jan 2015 | 6:00 am
    I recently traveled with Porter Airlines – an airline company that I have been raving about since first trying it out for the past couple of years now. It has everything: flying out of the Billy Bishop (or, City) Airport in Toronto, you are welcomed with a lounge that you don’t normally see unless you’re … Continue reading Problems Mounting for Porter Airlines →
  • The Hobbit Trilogy Comes to an End

    Alyssa Milani
    9 Jan 2015 | 2:16 pm
    Starting in 2012, the first of three Hobbit films debut, blowing up the box office, Peter Jackson perfects the last chapter of the trilogy this past Christmas. Loosely based on the book by J. R. R. Tolkien, with the same title, first published in 1937. The Battle Of The Five Armies starts off where the … Continue reading The Hobbit Trilogy Comes to an End →
  • Charlie Hebdo Attack: an Assault on the Free World

    Kellan DeSilva
    9 Jan 2015 | 2:01 pm
    “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” – Voltaire On Wednesday, January 7, Paris bore witness to a dreadful attack in the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine. This was an attack not only on the nine journalists, two policemen, … Continue reading Charlie Hebdo Attack: an Assault on the Free World →
 
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  • Loitering With Intent (2014)

    stacia
    17 Jan 2015 | 3:01 am
    Loitering With Intent ★★★★☆ Director: Adam Rapp Metal Rabbit Media 80 Minutes In Theaters Beginning January 16, 2015 (Limited) “What do writers do?” Dominic (Michael Godere) asks his friend Raphael (Iván Martín). “They go to the country. We’ll go to the country.” The chance to write and star in their own low-budget indie has just magically fallen into Dom’s and Raph’s laps, and the pair scramble to get a script together in 10 days in Adam Rapp’s gentle comedy Loitering With Intent. After a brainstorming session or two — a few…
  • The World Made Straight (2015)

    stacia
    9 Jan 2015 | 10:02 am
    The World Made Straight ★★★ / ★★★★★ Director: David Burris Millennium Entertainment (Official Site) 119 Minutes In Theaters Beginning January 9, 2015 (Limited) Teacher-turned-drug-dealer Leonard (Noah Wyle) takes a wary interest in restless high school dropout Travis Shelton (Jeremy Irvine) in David Burris’ neo-Gothic drama The World Made Straight. Travis has shown up at Leonard’s door with some stolen pot plants in the back of his pickup, hoping to score some funds after losing yet another job. It’s 1974, and the Appalachian hills of Madison County, North…
  • The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960) from Warner Archive

    stacia
    23 Dec 2014 | 4:21 am
    Irish nationalists plot to rob the supposedly impenetrable Bank of England at the turn of the last century in the 1960 caper flick The Day They Robbed the Bank of England. The brainchild of a man known only as O’Shea (Hugh Griffith), the robbery is less about the money than the potential political ends; as O’Shea says, “£160,000 is a matter for the police, but one million pounds is a political offensive.” His role in the heist is limited, however, with the break-in itself to be carried out by Irish-American import Charles Norgate (Aldo Ray) and a handful of Irishmen,…
  • Night Must Fall (1964)

    stacia
    19 Dec 2014 | 8:33 pm
    Dora (Sheila Hancock), maid to the semi-invalid Mrs. Bramson (Mona Washbourne), finds herself pregnant and with a boyfriend reluctant to marry her in the 1964 British psychological horror film Night Must Fall. At the nosy Mrs. Bramson’s insistence, Dora invites her boyfriend Danny (Albert Finney) over, and his boyish ways immediately wins the affections of the tetchy old widow. Less impressed is her daughter Olivia (Susan Hampshire), staying with her mother indefinitely, using her mother’s illness as an excuse to take a break from an unhappy marriage. But soon even Olivia is…
  • The Fan (1981): Now out on DVD from Warner Archive

    stacia
    14 Dec 2014 | 9:16 am
      Poster for The Fan (1981). Be ye warned, gentle readers: there are spoilers ahead!   “What is this ‘bliss’ shit?” shouts Belle Goldman, beleaguered assistant to Broadway star Sally Ross. A series of disturbing letters have been arriving for the aging star, but Belle can’t get Sally to understand how concerning they are. Sally, always dependent on the kindness of her fan club members, thinks Belle is too mean, and lectures her about her allegedly poor attitude, accusing Belle of always wanting a life full of “bliss.” Unfortunately for them…
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  • Movie Review: Maurice Richard (The Rocket)

    26 Jan 2015 | 12:02 pm
    Maurice Richard a.k.a. The Rocket Roy Dupuis, Julie Le Breton, Michel Barrette, Mike Ricci, Patrice Robitaille, Vincent Lecavalier, Ian Laperriere, Randy Thomas, Philip Craig, Sean Avery, Tony Calabretta, Tedd Dillon, Pascal Dupuis, Stephane Quintal, Jim Henry, Philippe Sauve Director: Charles Binamé Cinémaginaire Inc., Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm, Desjardins, Téléfilm Canada, Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit, SODEC, Super Écran, Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, Radio Canada Télévision, Canada, 2005.In 1955 Montreal hockey fans are rioting because…
  • Movie Review: Forever Young

    25 Jan 2015 | 5:53 am
    Forever Young Starring: Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood, Isabel Glasser, George Wendt, Joe Morton, Nicolas Surovy, David Marshall Grant, Robert Hy Gorman, Millie Slavin, Michael A. Goorjian, Veronica Lauren, Art LaFleur, Eric Pierpoint, Walton Goggins, Amanda Foreman, Karla Tamburrelli, Robert Munns, JD Cullum, Ava Lazar Director: Steve Miner Warner Bros., Icon Entertainment International, USA, 1992. In 1939 Captain Daniel McCormick (Mel Gibson) is a test pilot flying B-25 airplanes. Daniel's friend is scientist Harry Finley (George Wendt) who has invented cryogenic…
  • Movie Review: Killer Joe

    21 Jan 2015 | 1:56 pm
    Killer Joe Starring: Matthew McConaughey. Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church, Gina Gershon, Marc Macaulay, Gralen Bryant Banks, Carol Sutton, Danny Epper, Jeff Galpin, Scott A. Martin, Gregory C. Bachaud, Charley Vance Director: William Friedkin Voltage Pictures, Picture Perfect, Worldview Entertainment, ANA Media, USA, 2011. Chris Smith is a drug dealer in Texas who is in trouble because his mother Adele (Julia Adams) stole his drugs. He owes money to gangster Digger Soames (Marc Macaulay). Chris conspires together with his incredibly stupid father Ansel (Thomas Haden…
  • Movie Review: World War Z

    20 Jan 2015 | 11:19 am
    World War Z Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, Ludi Boeken, Matthew Fox, Fana Mokoena, David Morse, Elyes Gabel, Peter Capaldi, Pierfrancesco Favino, Ruth Negga, Moritz Bleibtreu, Sterling Jerins, Abigail Hargrove, Fabrizio Zacharee Guido, David Andrews, John Gordon Sinclair Director: Marc Forster Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions, Hemisphere Media Capital, GK Films, Plan B Entertainment, 2DUX², Apparatus Productions, Latina Pictures, USA, Malta, 2013. The movie is loosely based on the book by Max Brooks. Former UN worker Gerry Lane (Brad…
  • Movie Review: I'm a Cyborg But That's OK

    19 Jan 2015 | 8:57 am
    I'm a Cyborg But That's OK (Ssaibogeujiman Gwaenchanha) Starring: Su-jeong Lim, Rain, Hie-jin Choi, Byeong-ok Kim, Yeon-mi Lee, Yong-nyeo Lee, Dal-su Oh, Jun-myun Park, Ho-jeong Yu, Byeong-wun Park, Seong-hun Cheon, Do-yeon Kim, Young-soon Son, Joo-hee Eun, Jung-yong Lee Director: Chan-wook Park CJ Entertainment, Joy Fund, Moho Film, South Korea, 2006. A girl named Young-goon (Su-jeong Lim) works at factory that builds radio receivers. She goes into mental hospital after cutting her wrist and sticking in electric wire because she thinks she is a cyborg. A woman named Sul-mi…
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  • Emma Watson Delivers Another Amazing Speech on Gender Equality, Introduces IMPACT 10x10x10

    Autumn Indie
    23 Jan 2015 | 3:08 pm
    Emma Watson is still hard at work on her HeForShe gender equality campaign, and she and her colleagues have now extended it into its next phase, called IMPACT 10x10x10. She introduces this next phase at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and during it she asks, “What is the impact you can have? How, what, where when and with whom?” In September 2014 Emma launched her HeForShe campaign, which urged men everywhere to join women to help tackle gender equality. Now she’s asking to hear your stories, to hear about how you have, or plan to, help. In The post Emma…
  • ‘The Vampire Diaries’ Season 6, Episode 12 Preview: ‘Prayer for the Dying’

    Autumn Indie
    22 Jan 2015 | 10:31 pm
    The Vampire Diaries season 6, episode 12 looks like it’s going to be good. We’ve posted the preview and synopsis below for you! Tonight’s episode, (“Woke Up With a Monster”) was intense. I’m a little peeved at Caroline for just assuming that that poor cancer patient was all right just because his appetite came back. However, in the preview below, Stefan says the blood sped up the man’s cancer, and then you see the man at someone’s window . . . so it looks like he’s a vampire? Or what do you think? But then we see them using a…
  • See 5 ‘Insurgent’ Character Posters!

    Autumn Indie
    22 Jan 2015 | 1:39 pm
    The Insurgent movie is set to be released in just under two months now, and to celebrate Entertainment Weekly released exclusive new character posters of Four, Tris, Jeanine, Evelyn, and Johanna. They’ve also released animated versions of each poster! They also released a brand new interview with Shailene Woodley and Theo James where they talk about Insurgent and what fans can expect to see in the new film. Shailene Woodley on Tris Prior’s growth from Divergent to Insurgent: “She’s left with a lot of confusion as far as what the future holds. But she’s also left with a…
  • The Originals’ Daniel Gillies & His Wife Rachael Leigh Cook Expecting Baby Number 2!

    Autumn Indie
    22 Jan 2015 | 1:12 pm
    ‘The Originals‘ star Daniel Gillies (who plays Elijah Mikaelson) and his wife Rachael Leigh Cook confirmed that they’re expecting their second child! “We’re as happy as we were surprised by this wonderful news! We haven’t slept since 2013 and welcome advice from all parents who survived Two Under Two,” the couple told E! News. Daniel and Rachael already have one daughter named Charlotte Easton Gillies, who was born in 2013. The 38-year-old Originals star and his wife tied the knot in 2004! Massive congrats to Daniel and Rachael on the very exciting baby…
  • ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’s’ Jamie Dornan Spills 7 Secrets About Himself!

    Autumn Indie
    21 Jan 2015 | 5:53 pm
    Jamie Dornan (Christian Grey) covers the latest issue of Variety just three weeks prior to the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey‘ release, and he’s spilling some secrets! For the feature, Jamie sat down with the folks of Variety and spilled seven details about himself, revealing that he’s never gone to drama school, and that his favorite scene to shoot for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey‘ was the one where Christian and Anastasia first meet, in Christian’s office. The video was shot in bed, naturally. *creepy wink* ‘Fifty Shades of Grey‘ hits theaters…
 
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  • Bound (I) (2015)

    19 Jan 2015 | 4:05 am
    The daughter of a wealthy real estate broker falls in love with a younger man, who introduces her to B&D and S&M. Using her newly awakened sexual prowess, she finally takes charge of her own life.
  • Match (2014)

    19 Jan 2015 | 4:03 am
    Tobi Powell (Patrick Stewart), an aging Juilliard dance professor with a colorful and international past, is interviewed by a woman and her husband (Carla Gugino & Matthew Lillard) for a dissertation she's writing about the history of dance in New York in the 1960's. As the interview proceeds, it becomes increasingly clear that there are ulterior motives to the couple's visit. Explosive revelation is followed by questions about truth versus belief. MATCH is a story about responsibility, artistic commitment...and love.
  • Born of War (2013)

    19 Jan 2015 | 4:01 am
    The mountainous and remote Wakhan corridor 1988. Daphne, a young English rose finds herself in over her head. Accused of the murder of a young boy from a tribal family at a time of war between the local people and foreign invaders, she must flee for her life and take a new identity. 2011.The halls of Oxford University in England. Mina, a female student, is a beautiful misfit, living at home as she can't afford campus fees. One night her everyday life is turned upside down and all that she has assumed about who she is is destroyed in a violent invasion on her family home. Her parents are…
  • Gnome Alone (II) (2015)

    19 Jan 2015 | 3:59 am
    Just when Zoe thinks she's all alone in this world, an old woman passes on her bewitched Gnome (Verne Troyer), who is bound by magic to protect his master. Zoe quickly realizes that he isn't your garden variety gnome, when he begins eliminating her enemies in extravagant displays of revenge. Zoe must find a way to stop this mischievous gnome, before Zoe and her friends become victims of his trickery.
  • Vice (2015)

    19 Jan 2015 | 3:57 am
    Julian Michaels (Bruce Willis) has designed the ultimate resort: VICE, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans. When an artificial (Ambyr Childers) becomes self-aware and escapes, she finds herself caught in the crossfire between Julian's mercenaries and a cop (Thomas Jane) who is hell-bent on shutting down Vice, and stopping the violence once and for all.
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  • New Photos from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

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

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

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

    PostMovie Team
    22 Jan 2015 | 2:52 pm
    In a surprise announcement via their Facebook page, Scream Factory revealed that they will release the 1999 film Stigmata on Blu-ray. The disc will be available on May 12th. No information about the disc’s bonus features have been announced. However, the company stated that… … you can expect most (if not all) extras that were on the prior 2000 MGM DVD release to be ported over. We will keep you posted closer to street date. Pre-order links will go up next month.” In addition to Stigmata, Scream Factory revealed the cover art and announced the release dates for two more…
  • ‘Expendables 2′ Director Simon West to Helm Remake of ‘The Blob’

    PostMovie Team
    22 Jan 2015 | 2:12 pm
    Goldcrest Films announced today via press release that Simon West, the man responsible for helming Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, The Mechanic and Expendables 2, will direct a remake of The Blob. “Simon West has a unique gift for blending cutting edge effects, awesome visual spectacle and a hint of humor,” said Pascal Degrove, Managing Director Goldcrest Films. “He’s the perfect choice to re-imagine The Blob and we’re so excited to be partnering with him.” “We grew up on The Blob,” said producers Richard Saperstein and Brinan Witten. “Simon West has a…
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  • Throwback Review: Apollo 13

    Charles
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:02 am
    The post Throwback Review: Apollo 13 appeared first on The Film Box. Looking Back At Another Oscar Nominee: Apollo 13 Opening Credits: Apollo 13 is an historical drama film based on the seventh mission to the moon that was aborted by astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert in April of 1970 when they suffered a severe malfunction that almost led to the spacecraft being unable to … Continue reading » The post Throwback Review: Apollo 13 appeared first on The Film Box.
  • Ewoks Eat. People?

    Cameron
    24 Jan 2015 | 10:46 am
    The post Ewoks Eat. People? appeared first on The Film Box. The post Ewoks Eat. People? appeared first on The Film Box.
  • Star Wars VII Concept Art Exposed Pt. 4

    Cameron
    20 Jan 2015 | 10:49 pm
    The post Star Wars VII Concept Art Exposed Pt. 4 appeared first on The Film Box. It’s been a quiet few weeks since the massively hyped release of the first trailer for The Force Awakens. Disney has since then declared mission accomplished and hunkered down to cut off the spigot of information. They must have released they still have a full year until the film’s Dec 18, 2015 release and didn’t … Continue reading » The post Star Wars VII Concept Art Exposed Pt. 4 appeared first on The Film Box.
  • JOE and other great Nicolas Cage performances

    Mike Mortimer
    19 Jan 2015 | 7:32 am
    The post JOE and other great Nicolas Cage performances appeared first on The Film Box. As far as Hollywood actors go, is there a stranger case that you can think of than Nicolas Cage? Mel Gibson, Tom Cruise you might say? Yeah, they’re clearly nuts and always have been (as well as reliably great), but after watching David Gordon Green’s JOE I was left wondering what it is about Cage that … Continue reading » The post JOE and other great Nicolas Cage performances appeared first on The Film Box.
 
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  • Dead Snow 2: Red vs Dead - “It’s Satan’s Arm. It’s A Long Story."

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

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

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

    Terrible Blogger
    30 Nov 2014 | 4:35 pm
    Keanu Reeves plays John Wick, an ex-hitman who fell in love with beautiful Bridget Moynahan, who is on screen for all of 3 minutes before dying of a terminal disease. To ensure John doesn't grieve alone, she arranges for a dog to be delivered to him after her death. Alfie Allen, the guy from Game of Thrones who diddles his sister on horseback, breaks into John's house and beats him up and steals his sweet ass muscle car. And just for good measure, he kill his puppy. It’s essentially every country song ever: John loses his wife, his dog, and his truck, but at least he still has his gee-tar…
  • Evil Dead (2013) - One By One We Will Take You. Again.

    Terrible Blogger
    5 Sep 2014 | 5:41 pm
    Poster by Trevor AndersonEvil Dead (2013)Directed by: Fede AlvarezProduced by: Bruce Campbell, Robert Tapert, Sam RaimiStarring: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas, Elizabeth BlackmoreRelease date: April 5, 2013Running time: 92 minutes - You know it's an Evil Dead movie because by the time you hit the hour thirty mark you're already seeing the soundtrack listing in the credits.I’m very new to the series but Evil Dead 2 is not only my favorite movie in the Evil Dead franchise but one of my favorite horror movies period. In my research (i.e. Googling a lot)…
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  • S/O Sathyamurthy felictate kota Srinivas

    sreenu
    26 Jan 2015 | 9:35 am
    By sreenuS/o Sathyamurthy team has surprised the veteran character artiste Kota Srinivas Rao, Who is playing an important role in the movie. We have already known that kota Srinivas will be awarded Padma shri Award. S/o Sathyamurthy team felictate th e versatile actor by cake cutting and wrapping shawl around him. Allu Arjun, Trivikram, Rajendra prasad, ...This is a post from cinemababu.com Read the original post: S/O Sathyamurthy felictate kota Srinivas
  • Ram charan wants to release

    sreenu
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:50 am
    By sreenuMega powerstar Ram charan wants  two of his films must hit the screens in 2015. This Magadheera is currently working with Srinu vaitla for ‘My name is raju’. And gives nod to Surender reddy’s script. Ram charan wants to complete both film as soon as possible and release the both movies in 2015.This is a post from cinemababu.com Read the original post: Ram charan wants to release
  • Baahubali leaked video person

    sreenu
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:28 am
    By sreenuThere is lot of buzz going on among movie goers ever since Baahubali video leaked. The Cyberabad police has arrested the culprit who is responsible for leaking of 15 minutes of forthcoming epic movie Baahubali. Cyberabad police says “One of the ex-employee of a Visual effects company,where the graphic work is taking place, has recorded ...This is a post from cinemababu.com Read the original post: Baahubali leaked video person
  • Director Trivikram Srinivas films Analysis

    ashok ashok
    25 Jan 2015 | 11:33 pm
    By ashok ashokTrivikram Srinivas who debuted with  Swayamvaram in Telugu film industry made a name for himself with films Nuvvu Naaku Nachhav,Malleswari,Manmathudu as a Dilaogue writer .He debuted with Nuvve Nuvve as a director and made Athadu,Jalsa,Khaleja ,Julayi and Attarintiki Daredi . Trivikram is famous for subtle humor and thought provoking dialogues.He always sets his characters very jovial and ...This is a post from cinemababu.com Read the original post: Director Trivikram Srinivas films Analysis
  • Happy Birthday Raviteja

    sreenu
    25 Jan 2015 | 11:11 pm
    By sreenuTollywood Mass Maharaja Ravi teja  turns 47  today. Ravi shankar raju bhupathi raju is born in 1968  and made his debut with nine pelladtha as a junior artiste in krishna vamsi direction. Even before he turned into junior aritiste he has worked under so many star directors as an assistant director. Star director Krishna vamsi ...This is a post from cinemababu.com Read the original post: Happy Birthday Raviteja
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  • Weekend Preview: Jan 30, 2015 – The Loft, Project Almanac, Black or White

    Flickchart
    26 Jan 2015 | 8:51 am
    The Loft Karl Urban and James Marsden star in the tense psychological thriller The Loft, the story of five guys who conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city–a place where they can indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved. Paranoia seizes them as everyone begins to suspect one another. Friendships are tested, loyalties are questioned and marriages crumble as the group is consumed by fear, suspicion and murder in this relentless…
  • Movies to See Before You Die: “Back to the Future”

    Nigel Druitt
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:19 am
    The future is now. While much of the world pokes fun at the future predictions of Back to the Future Part II, debating how much the sequel got right or wrong about life in the twenty-first century, here at Flickchart, we wish to point out that 2015 is a highly significant date for another, more important reason. Lest we forget, 2015 is the thirtieth anniversary of one of the most perfectly realized films of all time, currently ranked #9 on Flickchart’s global aggregate list. If, for some reason, you haven’t yet seen it, there’s no time quite like the present. Join us as we…
  • “Collateral” – Nathan’s Movie Challenge, Week 4

    Nathan Chase
    24 Jan 2015 | 9:27 pm
    “Take comfort in knowing you never had a choice.” Now this was a pleasant surprise. I’ve got nothing but love for most of the films I’ve seen starring Tom Cruise. This is the first time I’ve seen him as the villain, and boy did he deliver. Not only do you sort of respect and like him – despite the terrible acts he commits – but you understand him. It’s a job. He’s good at it. He’s got a method that works. There’s nothing better than an antagonist that you kind of root for. Everything about this movie was wonderful –…
  • “American Sniper” Crushes the Second Box-Office Bomb of 2015

    Nigel Druitt
    24 Jan 2015 | 10:40 am
    American Sniper is pulling in an estimated $62 million at the U.S. Box Office, continuing to defy expectations and destroy the competition. And it’s Johnny Depp‘s newest starring vehicle that is paying the price. Mortdecai, from Lionsgate, was made on a reported $60 million budget, but the farce from director David Koepp, which also stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Ewan McGregor, pulled in a paltry $1.5 million on Friday, putting it on track to gross about $4.3 million for the weekend. Mortdecai marks the third box-office bomb in a row for star Johnny Depp – not including his…
  • “Silent Running” – Nathan’s Movie Challenge, Week 3

    Nathan Chase
    24 Jan 2015 | 8:50 am
    Oh, god… make the singing stop. This was not supposed to be a comedy. I’m a huge fan of Doug Trumbull (and apparently George Lucas was too, and tried to get him to work on Star Wars, but ended up getting his dad, Donald Trumbull, instead), but the effects in this movie are so flat. Everything is overlit, and the framing is very similar to TV – not cinematic at all. It reminds me a LOT of classic Star Trek episodes – in lighting, in framing, in color palettes… it’s fake, and I cannot suspend disbelief. It’s surprising how so much of the same…
 
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  • Movie News Roundup – Supergirl, Box Office, Dreamworks Animation, Batkid

    JP
    25 Jan 2015 | 8:58 pm
    CBS Officially Announces Who Will Play SUPERGIRL In Upcoming TV Series Source: ComicBookMovie CBS have confirmed that Whiplash star Melissa Benoist will play Supergirl in the upcoming TV series of the same name. Other credits include Homeland and The Good Wife, but like The Flash’s Grant Gustin, Benoist is pehaps best known for the popular singalong series Glee. In Supergirl, she will play Kara Zor-El, who escaped her home planet of Krypton amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she has concealed the powers she shares with her famous cousin. But now, at age 24, she…
  • Movie News Roundup – Batman, X-Files, Avengers: AoU, Nicolas Cage

    JP
    22 Jan 2015 | 11:02 pm
    Rumor: Batman to Appear in ‘Suicide Squad’, Leading Up to His Own Solo Film Source: /Film Warner Bros.’s supervillain team-up Suicide Squad may be welcoming a major superhero to its cast. Rumor has it Ben Affleck’s Batman is set to appear in the film, which will then help set up his own solo outing. The Batman Suicide Squad rumor — and it is just a rumor at this point — comes from Forbes. We previously heard from Latino Review (possible spoilers at the link) that Batman might be seen on a video monitor in the film, but Forbes now says the Caped Crusader…
  • Movie News Roundup – Trailer Awards, Inhumans, Beetlejuice 2, Powers

    JP
    21 Jan 2015 | 1:18 pm
    Movie Trailer Awards Nominees Announced!   Movie-List’s yearly Trailer Awards are underway and the nominees have been announced. Categories include best comedy, horror, sci-fi/action, drama and romance as well as best overall teaser, trailer and best use of music or sound. There is also a People’s Choice Category in which users can cast their vote for the best trailer of the year. The most represented include American Sniper, Gone Girl and Big Hero 6 with 4 nominations each. Interstellar, Mad Max: Fury Road, Inherent Vice and Guardians of the Galaxy follow close behind with 3…
  • Movie News Roundup – Box Office, X-Men, Constantine, Motley Crue

    JP
    19 Jan 2015 | 10:40 am
    Patrick Stewart Confirms That He and Ian McKellen Aren’t Coming Back for X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Source: Collider I guess this isn’t exactly earth shattering news since we were already aware that X-Men: Apocalypse takes place in the 80’s and ditches the time travel aspect of Days of Future Past (essentially breaking free of many of the iterations of the characters from the first three films). But Patrick Stewart has just confirmed that neither he or Ian McKellen will be appearing in the film. Stewart told Larry King: “I was learning quite a lot more about it last night, and…
  • Movie News Roundup – Oscars, Razzies, Star Wars, Avatar, Suicide Squad

    JP
    16 Jan 2015 | 6:01 am
    Oscar Nominations Announced   Academy Award nominations were announced on Thursday. You can find the full list plus our Oscar Pool (coming soon) here     Here’s When We’ll See The Second Trailer For STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Source: ComicBookMovie The first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was a great way to end 2014, but fans of the beloved franchise are already desperate to see more. Well, Latino-Review reports that we don’t have too long to wait as it will debut in just a few months time with Avengers: Age of Ultron! This was expected, and…
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