Eric Ambler
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Eric Ambler

Eric Ambler is a film critic and correspondent for Screen Invasion, as well as the founder of Ambler Amblog (http://ambleramblog.blogspot.com/). His parents named him after a Welsh spy novelist they found in a reference book. Someday he will get around to watching all the VHS tapes he bought at Goodwill.

News

Kwik Fit has launched an interactive game, Driven To Distraction, which shows how your smartphone can affect your response time behind the wheel.

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Movies

A winning documentary on the heyday of Soviet ice hockey finds ways to confound the conventional Cold War narrative.

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AFI FestFilm FestivalsMovie ReviewMovies

An intriguing teen sex metaphor highlights the unusually lyrical horror flick IT FOLLOWS, but does it deliver the goods?

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Blu-ray and DVDMovies

A 10th anniversary disc featuring an extended cut reveals the true depth of Ridley Scott’s vision for the underrated KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.

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FeaturesScene InvasionTV

A set visit to the El Rey network’s audacious, high-flying gamble on lucha libre wrestling.

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Movies

Crusading journalist Gary Webb’s expos√© of Contras, cocaine, and the CIA gets a slick yet artless treatment in KILL THE MESSENGER.

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Movie ReviewMovies

A pair of loners in an airport hotel cross paths in unexpected ways in BIRD PEOPLE, an offbeat French drama.

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Blu-ray and DVDNews

Two classic Ridley Scott films get special treatment for their upcoming re-release on home video.

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Movie ReviewMovies

A quirky indie film about a rock ‘n roll genius hiding underneath a giant cartoon head.

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Blu-ray and DVDMovie ReviewMovies

Jude Law plays a consummate bad boy in DOM HEMINGWAY, a sadly empty exercise in macho posturing.

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InterviewsMoviesSDCC

The scribe of Marvel’s latest opens up about comics, writing, and the awesome collision of science and pop culture.

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SDCCTV

Mike Tyson is the most media-savvy boxer since Muhammad Ali. So it shouldn’t be hard imagine Tyson as the star of his own animated series.

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MoviesSDCC

The artists at LAIKA Studios – makers of the stop-motion animated films Coraline and Paranorman – practice their craft at their studios in Portland, Oregon, a world away from the Hollywood PR machine. But with the release of The Boxtrolls mere months away, LAIKA brought the film into the Comic

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MoviesSDCC

The director, star, and author of the horror-parable HORNS discuss their film’s uniquely wicked premise.

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NewsSDCCTV

We’ve got the straight dope on the miraculous sixth season (and a movie?) of COMMUNITY from its boisterous Comic-Con panel.

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