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Zootopia The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together – a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew,

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We already knew that Disney had big plans for Into the Woods – Rob Marshall’s big-budget adaptation of the classic Stephen Sondheim musical – but plans for the Oscar campaign now seem settled (though everything is always subject to change): Emily Blunt and James Corden – who play the Baker’s

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David Dobkin’s The Judge – starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall – was the first film to, officially, make its case at the Toronto International Film Festival when it kicked off the fest last Thursday night. Well, the jury reached a guilty verdict… Enough courtroom puns, though – what

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life after beth
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LIFE AFTER BETH, starring Aubrey Plaza and Dane DeHaan, will entertain zom-com fans and provide an easy-to-watch intro for genre neophytes.

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If you thought actress Anna Kendrick was just “that girl from the Twilight films”, think again. She’s even more than just Pitch Perfect.

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happy christmas
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Joe Swanberg’s HAPPY CHRISTMAS is a frequently funny, chock-full of heart meditation on the relationships of family, friends, and lovers.

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In an exclusive interview with DRINKING BUDDIES star Jake Johnson, we talk about developing chemistry, full improv, and more.

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Drinking Buddies
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Drinking Buddies is part of new modern rom-com that ditches the tropes in hopes of making a great comedy about romance, not a romantic comedy.

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Anna Kendrick
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Anna Kendrick is one of the most talented young actresses working today. While she’s known for her acting talent, she may just be an accidental pop star thanks to Pitch Perfect.

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This weeks biggest releases are End of Watch, The Paperboy, Keep the Lights On, Kendra: Season 4, and Searching for Sugar Man. End of Watch definitely got a lot of awards buzz when first released, but was one of the notable snubs when the nominations finally were announced while The Paperboy got Nicole Kidman a

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  This week there are some really great releases: Pitch Perfect, Total Recall, Trouble with the Curve, Sleepwalk With Me, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. A really interesting mixture of genres! Here’s a clip from Pitch Perfect: [springboard type=”video” id=”627857″ player=”scin001″ width=”560″ height=”315″ ] And as usual, please

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“Found footage”, “P.O.V.”, “self-filmed”, “ghost cam” (whatever you want to call them) movies can be an interesting and original way of making a film. Spawned by The Blair Witch Project, they allow for a more realistic, gritty and immersive approach to filmmaking. If the story gives itself over to this

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This weeks biggest releases are definitely ParaNorman, Lawless, Men in Black III, and Step Up Revolution, in my opinion. Talk about a difference in movie genres: Dancing, Animation, Drama, Aliens! The best reviewed of the bunch is ParaNorman, so if you missed this one in theaters you definitely need to catch it

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Blu-ray and DVDGift GuidesThis Chick's Flicks

As promised last week in my Vintage Chick Flicks Gift Guide, today I bring you its companion, Chick Flicks 101: a collection of classic chick flicks from the late 90s to today. This Gift Guide is designed to help you choose the perfect gift(s) for all chick-flick-lovers of any age. Organized

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They say college is the time to find yourself and to make friendships that will last a lifetime. Well, if any university in the real world can boast a peer group and aca-adventures like those in PITCH PERFECT, I’ll write them a check for all four years right now.

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Critics are loving End of Watch, but sometimes you have to be the rebellious one.  Maybe I’m the proverbial “loose cannon” this time! I find it interesting that I’ve reviewed two found footage films back-to-back, my last being V/H/S, and it has caused me to meditate a bit on the

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