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  • Out in Theaters: JODOROWSKY'S DUNE

    Jodorowsky raped my mind. And I loved it. Read More
  • Talking with Fernando Coimbra of A WOLF AT THE DOOR

    "I want to tell the story to understand how humans could behave like monsters." Read More
  • Out in Theaters: JOE

    The tale of a smokin', drinkin', whorin' guardian angel Read More
  • Out in Theaters: TRANSCENDENCE

    Pfister and Paglen eschew explanation like a student who's "dog ate their homework" Read More
  • Weekly Review 44: CHEAP, ESCAPE, GATTACA, BARTON, DRUG, JESUS

    The good always outweigh the bad and the ugly. Read More
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  • Out in Theaters: DOM HEMINGWAY Bozer, loser Dom Hemingway may be renown for his safe-cracking fingers, but they don't get an entire soliloquy dedicated to them like his little Dom does. In riotous, far-out hyperbolization, a madcap Jude Law as Dom describes his lowers bits with the candid immodesty of a Manson Family member. The camera jammed tight in his spittle-frothing face, he professes his Read More
  • SIFF 2014 Unveils African Pictures Lineup Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton in Half of a Yellow Sun The Seattle International Film Festival has released details on their first bout of films set to span the further reaches of cinema the world over. Putting the "international" in International Film Festival, SIFF takes a decided stance to represent more than a handful of foreign films amongst a smattering of Read More
  • Talking With Nick Frost of CUBAN FURY You might know him as the schlubby, stoner, best friend burnout from Shaun of the Dead or the hoodwinked, adolescent dunce of a cop in Hot Fuzz but you don't know the real Nick Frost. Sensitive, kind and sharp as a katana, Nick dreamed up an unlikely passion project in Cuban Fury, a workplace/sports comedy orbiting around the world of Read More
  • Out in Theaters: OCULUS My girlfriend is afraid of mirrors once it's dark. She'll slink uneasily past them at night or throw a switch to blanket them in florescent light. When she's staying in new places, she'll turn foreign mirrors towards the wall before sleeping so they don't dare reflect back under cover of dark. Early years spent reciting "Bloody Mary" have taken their Read More
  • Out in Theaters: DRAFT DAY   "Draft Day"Directed by Ivan ReitmanStarring Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Chadwick Boseman, Frank Langella, Sean CombsSports, Drama120 MinsPG-13 Every year, one sports movie comes out of nowhere to become a classic. Last year, that honor belonged to Ron Howard’s Rush. This year, that honor might belong to Draft Day. Read More
  • Out in Theaters: UNDER THE SKIN "Under the Skin" Directed by Jonathan Glazer Starring Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Adam PearsonDrama, Sci-Fi 108 Mins R Of the many masters of cinema, Stanley Kubrick bulges out an esoteric monolith; an unbound vision of dystopian tomorrowland. Knowingly or no, he redefined cinema and still has a hulking influence over modern pictures. He started making movies in the age of Read More
  • Out in Theaters: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Starring Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Toby Jones Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi 136 Mins PG-13 Growing up in the 1940s gives Steve Rogers an excuse to not understand the mechanics of speed dial. But when neo-Nazi's Read More
  • Out in Theaters: NOAH "Noah" Directed by Darren Aronofsky Starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone Adventure, Drama 138 Mins PG-13 Glenn Beck has spoken. "Noah is just ridiculous," Beck preached, going so far as to call the message contained within Darren Aronofsky's biblical blockbuster "danger disinformation." Wise words from a man defending a story involving "the Creator" Read More
  • Out in Theaters: ERNEST & CÉLESTINE "Ernest & Célestine"  Directed by Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner Starring Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner, Dominique Maurin, Anne-Marie Loop Animated  81 Mins  PG      We all remember the stories our parents or grandparents told us when we were little. They’d tuck us in, put us to bed. But we wouldn’t sleep; we’d just shuffle and whine. Naturally! Who could blame us? Read More
  • Talking with Zeek Earl of PROSPECT After premiering at SXSW 2014 in the Narrative Shorts Competition, Directors Chris Caldwell and Zeek Earl have been generating a lot of buzz around this mysterious story and the possibilities for a new series. Following it's online release on Vimeo yesterday, Prospect has garnered a lot of attention from filmmakers and fans alike and the reaction is near-unanimous: it's definitely good enough to merit a feature. Read More
  • Out in Theaters: SABOTAGE "Sabotage" Directed by David Ayer Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mireille Enos, Sam Worthington, Olivia Williams, Joe Manganiello, Josh Holloway, Terrence Howard, Harold Perrineau Action, Crime, Drama 109 Mins R Arnold Schwarzenegger hasn't been in something as good as Sabotage for more than twenty years. In fact, this may be the best performance we've ever seen from the California-governing, "It feels like Read More
  • SXSW Review: THE HEART MACHINE "The Heart Machine" Directed by Zachary Wigon Starring John Gallagher Jr., Kate Lyn Sheil, David Call, Libby Woodbridge, Louisa Krause, Halley Wegryn Gross, RJ Brown Drama, Thriller 85 Mins  United States Would you fall in love in the wild, wild west of romance that is online dating? What if you believe that your betrothed were living in a foreign country Read More
  • Out in Theaters: THE LUNCHBOX "The Lunchbox" Directed by Ritesh Batra Starring Irrgan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui Drama, Romance, Comedy 104 Mins PG Sitting in the theater for a screening of Ritesh Batra’s The Lunchbox, I overheard someone comment that it was a “nice little movie.” I would agree with that assessment, however, this is a very well done “nice little movie.” Being my Read More
  • SXSW Review: SEQUOIA "Sequoia" Directed by Andy Landen Starring Aly Michalka, Dustin Milligan, Sophi Bairley, Todd Lowe, Joey Lauren Adams, Demetri Martin Comedy, Drama, Romance 86 Mins United StatesComing to terms with your own mortality is not something that a 20something should have to do. But disease has a will of its own. Instead of drifting off to sleep in some cushy bed Read More
  • Q&A With Patrick Brice of CREEP At the premiere of his debut horror/thriller Creep, director and star Patrick Brice took to the stage to put some A's to some Q's and give some context for his found-footage creeper. But Brice's film;s greatest accomplishment lies in the performance eeked from Mark Duplass. He's magnetic, unpredictable and an absolute joy to watch. From our review, "No matter how Read More
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