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  • INTERVIEW: Rick Alverson and Gregg Turkington discuss ‘Entertainment’

    Without question, one of the more distinctive voices in indie cinema right now is filmmaker Rick Alverson. Especially with The Comedy a few years ago and now the recently released Entertainment, Alverson is making a name for himself within a certain niche realm as a writer/director to watch out for. Having been intrigued and puzzled […] More

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    LFF Film Review: Entertainment (★★★)

    LONDON FILM FESTIVAL: Audiences not braced for what Rick Alverson’s Entertainment has to offer will be doomed for an unpleasant and gruelling experience. This is anti-entertainment if anything, not in the sense that it uses anti-jokes but the comedian protagonist is on the lowest rung of humour. Using cheap sight gags, resorting to insulting the audience, […] More

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    CinemAbility (★★★)

    Produced and directed by Jenni Gold, also produced by Jeff Maynard, this star-studded documentary follows how the disabled are portrayed in mainstream media in society in the past to the slow advancements to the present. The way the documentary travels through the films made is very interesting and gripping because it explains how disabled characteristics are […] More

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    I Am (**)

    *S.M. Entertainment was founded by Lee Soo-Man and originally the ‘S.M.’ stood for his name, but now stands for ‘Success Museum’, according to Wikipedia. Much like a behind-the-scenes of our favorite stars that choose to create a documentary about their experiences and lives on the road, on the stage, and everywhere in between, ‘I Am‘ (2012) […] More

  • A Bigger Picture

    A trend that started in Asia is hitting the rest of the world quickly. When Toyota’s mini-series came out featuring top actors from Korea, Toyota’s popularity shot up. Not only did hundreds more people pay attention to the cars, but the mini-series itself, directed by Kyo Sung Kim, though overly dramatic and filled with beautiful […] More

  • Critics Choice Nominations Announced!

    18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Winners to be announced live on the CW Television Network from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on January 10, 2013. BEST PICTUREArgoBeasts of the Southern WildDjango UnchainedLes MiserablesLife of PiLincolnThe MasterMoonrise KingdomSilver Linings PlaybookZero Dark Thirty BEST ACTORBradley Cooper – Silver Linings PlaybookDaniel Day-Lewis – LincolnJohn Hawkes – The SessionsHugh Jackman […] More

  • 2013 PGA Nominees for Best Documentary

    Ummm…first thing that comes to mind, where the hell is Amy Berg’s West of Memphis?  Don’t know what the standards are but that film and Searching for Sugar Man, stand as one of the year’s best period, in any category. Check out the full press release below: LOS ANGELES, CA (November 30, 2012) – The […] More

  • This is 40 (***)

    Something has happened to Judd Apatow since he busted onto the scene with The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005).  Apatow has never had a real problem with entertaining and his writing has always been at the very least average to say the least if at times juvenile or unfocused.  In his newest film This is […] More

  • Michael Eisner Signs Multi-Year Distribution Deal with Universal

    Not to be outdone by the recent headlines broken by his former company, Michael Eisner has joined with Universal Pictures in a multi-year worldwide distribution agreement.  In the deal,  Eisner’s Tornante Company will fully finance films which Universal will market and distribute globally.  After his purge from the Walt Disney Company in 2005, he’s invested […] More

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