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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ exceeds the hype

Film: Captain America: Civil War Directed by: Anthony and Joe Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson It’s safe to say that we’re right where Marvel wants us. The release of each of their new projects feels like an event. We stay up and binge watch Daredevil and Jessica Jones when they’re released […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Lucy’

Film: Lucy Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman Directed by: Luc Besson Luc Besson has to be messing with us. Either that, or he’s laughing all the way to the bank. The man behind Léon: The Professional, The Fifth Element and The Transporter series is back in theaters this summer with a new film by the […]

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‘Lucy’ Defeats ‘Hercules’ With an Astonishing $44 Mil

Somehow, someway, Scarlett Johansson’s latest lead effort has done the unexpected and acquired a hefty $44 million dollar gross this opening weekend. Clearly, this news wouldn’t be as shocking if its major competitor wasn’t starred by heavyweight Dwayne Johnson, whose action-packed film, Hercules, had only scooped up about $29 million, according to Rentrak. Lucy’s success […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Chef’

Film: Chef Directed By: Jon Favreau Starring: Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson Driving home from my screening of Chef, I briefly considered writing one of those fun little reviews filled with more cheesy food puns than you can shake a drumstick at. I could knock it out in 15 minutes. You’d chuckle […]

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‘Chef’ Trailer: Jon Favreau And Company Cook Up Heart-Warming Comedy

Jon Favreau has developed a knack for big budget entertainment in recent years, but for his latest film he’s scaling things back and returning to the storytelling roots that made him a household name. Chef, which debuted at SXSW, was written and directed by Favreau. He also happens to star in the film, alongside an […]

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WATCH: Scarlett Johansson in First Trailer for Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy’

While Luc Besson has found success in recent years writing and producing the Taken movies, you’d have to go all the way back to 1997’s The Fifth Element to find his last memorable directorial effort. So what does one do when they find themselves in a bit of a rut? Well, they go back to […]

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Movie Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

Film: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Directed by: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford Captain America tends to be considered one of the blander members of the Marvel stable. At least, that is, in terms of its cinematic universe – his oft-derided boy scout mentality and decent […]

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Stream Gorgeous Scores by Clint Mansell (‘Noah’) and Mica Levi (‘Under the Skin’) Now

Once tomorrow hits, there are two big films hitting theaters that could become blockbusters. Well, at least if they’re based on their gorgeous scores. First up is Clint Mansell’s score for Noah, the biblical epic directed by Darren Aronofsky. It comes out tomorrow, but the score is up on Spotify for streaming now. It doesn’t […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Her’

Film: Her Starring: Joaquin Phoenix Directed By: Spike Jonze I’ve lost count of how many nights I have stayed awake thinking of the future and the possibilities it might present. Will we have flying cars? Will we defeat the generally accepted idea of death by somehow reaching the singularity? Will we still relate to one […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks ‘Don Jon,’ Using 35mm, and More

There are not many actors the entire staff of UTG adores, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt is certainly one of them. His body of work speaks for itself, and this Friday he’s adding another fantastic entry to his filmography when his directorial debut, Don Jon, arrives in theaters nationwide. We had the pleasure of speaking with JGL […]

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Scarlett Johansson Is An Alien Sex Goddess In First ‘Under The Skin’ Trailer

Scarlett Johansson has played many roles in her career, but this Fall audiences will see her approaching her highly-discussed sexuality with a confidence never-before-seen from the young starlet. First fans will get to see her controlling, sassy attitude in Don Jon opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt, then things get really weird when she steps into the role […]

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New Romance Movie From Spike Jonze, Arcade Fire to Score

Film hardhitter Spike Jonze will be putting out a new romance movie on November 20 called Her and it looks–surprise–incredible. The movie follows a lonely man as he begins to fall in love with a computer operating system designed to grant the user’s commands. It’s been four years since Jonze’s last feature film, Where the Wild […]