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TIFF 2014 Review: A Little Chaos (★)

TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL: Set during the early-ish days of the French Old Regime, Alan Rickman’s A Little Chaos is about a female “builder” (gardener, garden...

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OSCARS or NOT: Top 50 Films You Need to See for the Fall

This week we have the official kick off to awards season with the Telluride Film Festival starting for critics everywhere.  Films will be “secretly”...

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Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, and Rachel McAdams are in talks for Tom McCarthy’s next film

I have a sneaking suspicion that we have an upcoming Oscar hopeful on our hands here folks. After he gets done directing Adam Sandler in the fantasy dramedy The Cobbler,...

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Transformers: Age of Extinction (★½)

How dare you Michael Bay?  How dare you?   I uttered that exact question to a passing critic upon walking out of the latest screening of Michael Bay‘s...

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New Trailer and Poster for ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’

20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation have just released a brand new adventure-filled TRAILER for their upcoming film, MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN. Starring Ty...

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English-Language Voice Cast Revealed for ‘The Wind Rises’

Read the Press Release: BURBANK, Calif. (December 17, 2013) – An A-list roster of voice talent has been assembled for the English-language version of Studio...

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Some Velvet Morning (★★★)

Ladies and gentlemen, Neil LaBute is back. Some Velvet Morning is a dark, grim, chamber piece melodrama with some black comedy elements that has almost all of the...

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (★★★)

An almost all around improvement on the already solid film that The Hunger Games was, Catching Fire (or officially The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) is a very well made...

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TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL: ‘The Fifth Estate’ Stumbles with Audiences

For the past few months I’ve said, “I’m pretty WikiLeaked out.” Earlier this year, Focus Features released the intelligent, although a bit...

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Comic-Con: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ debuts an epic new trailer!

Today is a big movie day at Comic-Con and the Lionsgate Summit panel is currently underway. Thankfully, they recognized that not everyone could be in attendance and have...

Jack The Giant Slayer (**)

I wish I could summon up more enthusiasm for Jack the Giant Slayer because it’s not a terrible film. There’s plenty of adventure, fun action, and good actors...

Bryan Singer’s Jack and the Beanstalk Adaptation Gets New Title, Release Date

  One of the latest fairy tales to receive a film adaptation, Bryan Singer’s version of Jack and the Beanstalk, has a newly confirmed title and release...

TIFF: Pleasant “Tiki,” Sarandon steals “Company,” and Watts isn’t enough for “Impossible”

KON TIKI (***)…When I was 12 my grandparents gave me the book about Thor Heyerdahl, a 20th century photographer and ethnographer who in 1947 set out on an...

The Hunger Games (****)

As a film reviewer, I seem to stumble into the same conversations time and time again when I share my thoughts on a film adaptation of a widely acclaimed and/or...

Margin Call (***)

The rare film of this particular subject matter without an overt political axe to grind, ‘Margin Call’ is able to dive right into the financial collapse of...

Captain America – The First Avenger (***)

Delivering the final cinematic chapter before the upcoming “Avengers” blockbuster in 2012, “Captain America: The First Avenger” is an entertaining and visual...