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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Shelter’ Is Captivating And Depressing In Equal Measure

Film: Shelter Starring: Anthony Mackie, Jennifer Connelly Directed by: Paul Bettany Paul Bettany’s first feature behind the camera, Shelter, is without a doubt one of 2015’s most depressing new films. It’s a heartbreaking look at life on the streets and the relationships shared by those who have no place to call home, as well as […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Blind’ Is A Striking And Haunting Debut

Film: Blind Starring: Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Henrik Rafaelsen, Vera Vitali Directed by: Eskil Vogt The human mind recedes to some dark places when things important to us are taken away abruptly. In Blind, a middle-aged woman from Oslo loses her sight. The power to see is lost and her power to visualize the world she […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Interview’ Disappoints

Film: The Interview Starring: James Franco, Seth Rogen Directed by: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg All controversy and media hype aside, The Interview is another hit-and-miss comedy with more budget than brains. Seth Rogen and James Franco have long cemented their place in Hollywood history as one of the premier comedic duos. Ever since their time […]

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‘The Interview’ Has Made $15 Million On VOD in Four Days

It’s no great secret that Video On Demand (VOD) services do not generate the type of revenue for films that the same titles would receive if they were given a proper theatrical release, but The Interview may be proof things are beginning to change. According to a new story from The Hollywood Reporter, The Interview […]

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Dear Sony: Please Release ‘The Interview’ On VOD As Soon As Possible

Sony Pictures announced this afternoon that they have cancelled the December 25 theatrical release of The Interview after receiving several anonymous threats promising violence akin to the 9/11 attacks on cinemas choosing to screen the film. We can debate for hours over whether or not this was the best course of action, but the fact […]

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Anne Hathaway Falls For A Musician In First ‘Song One’ Trailer

If there are two things people love to see Anne Hathaway do onscreen, it’s fall in love and ball her eyes out. Song One, which hits VOD in early 2015, offers both with a bit of a musical twist. Don’t worry, this post isn’t about a music. Song One finds Hathaway portraying an archaeologist who […]

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‘V/H/S Viral’ Red-Band Trailer: Third Time May Be The Bloody Charm

Following suit from its predecessors, V/H/S Viral compiles short horror films from a myriad of up and coming directors. Tied together loosely by a main story about teenagers stumbling upon some horrific videotapes, the third entry in the V/H/S series seems to amp up the insanity, gore, violence, and body horror. Releasing on October 23 via VOD and with […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Life of Crime’ Is A Sporadically Fun Little Crime-Comedy Romp

Film: Life Of Crime Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Yasiin Bey, John Hawkes Directed By: Daniel Schechter Elmore Leonard, a genius writer who passed away earlier this year, once again has had one of his properties adapted. Life of Crime (based on Leonard’s novel The Switch) can now join the ranks of Jackie Brown, 3:10 to Yuma, and […]

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First ‘Town That Dreaded Sundown’ Remake Trailer Is Absolutely Gorgeous

A remake of The Town That Dreaded Sundown is premiering at Fantastic Fest this year, and earlier today we got our first look at what may turn out to be a really entertaining reboot. Starring Addison Timlin, Gary Cole, Joshua Leonard and more, the new version of The Town That Dreaded Sundown will kick off […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Possession Of Michael King’ Is Thoroughly Unsettling

Film: The Possession Of Michael King Starring: Shane Johnson, Ella Anderson Directed by: David Jung If you have seen one movie with a title that begins with The Possession Of… then you have seen them all, right? If you had asked me that very question a week ago I might have agreed without a second […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Frontera’ Finds Murder And Misunderstanding Near The US-Mexico Border

Film: Frontera Starring: Ed Harris, Michael Pena Direct by: Michael Berry Frontera does not know what kind of movie it wants to be when it begins, but as the film’s first half unfolds things eventually settle into a thought provoking and ever-so-slightly political tale of murder near the US-Mexico border. Miguel (Michael Pena), a man […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Varsity Blood’ Fails In Almost Every Way

Film: Varsity Blood Starring: Lexi Giovagnoli, Wesley Scott, Debbie Rochon Directed by: Jake Helgren High school set horror films have always been a hot commodity in Hollywood, but in recent years very few titles have been worth more than a scoff and laugh. Varsity Blood hopes to put this trend to an end with a […]