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    Film Review: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ Isn’t a Compelling Invitation

    A good tearjerker is hiding within “Welcome to Marwen,” buried beneath technological quirk and poor pacing. Robert Zemeckis, in turning the documentary “Marwencol” into a feature film, has focused on all the wrong aspects. Where the doc felt intimate and personal, this is unnecessarily broad. The creative forces feel like their animated sequences are the […] More

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    ‘Welcome To Marwen’ Gets Pushed To December

    On the surface, “Welcome to Marwen” seems like a potentially strong Academy Award player. Based on an award winning documentary, helmed by Oscar winner Robert Zemeckis, and starring Steve Carell? Yeah, that’s pretty promising stuff. Then, the Trailer dropped, which looks really interesting, but has a decidedly non awards feel to it. That being said, […] More

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    New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (05/01/18) – Prestige Foreign Fare Leads The Way

    This week, a couple of Academy Award nominated foreign films highlight the new releases coming to Blu-Ray and DVD. It’s an overall middling slate today, though there’s a fair amount of variety to be found. You’ll see below, so why not get right down to it? PICK OF THE WEEK “In the Fade” Diane Kruger […] More

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    Top 10: Casting Classic Cinema If They Were Made Today

    Remakes of classic films are being released more frequently than ever—from “Ghostbusters” to “Jumanji,” to “King Kong,” and more. But there are still a whole lot of classics that would make for incredible remakes, here are ten of them. Check out some suggestions down below: “The Graduate” ORIGINAL DIRECTOR: Mike Nichols To accurately portray Benjamin […] More

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    Anthony Anderson, Chris Hemsworth, Patty Jenkins Among Presenters at 23rd Annual Critics Choice Awards

    The Broadcast Film Critics Association  hosts the 23rd Annual Critics Choice Awards this Thursday, and today a partial list of presenters was released. The presenters include: Jaimie Alexander, Anthony Anderson, Sean Astin, Rachel Bloom, Kate Bosworth, Alison Brie, Tituss Burgess, Kaley Cuoco, Natalia Dyer, Joseph Fiennes, Jim Gaffigan, David Harbour, Chris Hemsworth, Julianne Hough, Sarah Hyland, […] More

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    Middleburg Film Review: ‘In the Fade’ Presents a Raw and Brilliant Diane Kruger

    2017 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: Fatih Akin‘s sensational and gripping drama “In the Fade” is one of the year’s most surprising endeavors.  It sneaks up on you as it maneuvers through three utterly heart rendering chapters, all dealing with loss, grief, and revenge.  The film’s simplistic case file, which seems to teeter on something you would […] More