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This week we have Cloud Atlas, Dexter: The Seventh Season and MythBusters: Collection 9 as the must have’s!

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By John H. Foote   It happens every year. Inevitably there is one film (or more) that deserves to be nominated for Best Picture but for whatever reason misses the list, to be re-discovered by generations of audiences later and celebrated as the work of art it always was. Look

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Halle Berry and Keith David in Cloud Atlas
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So, Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, and Lana Wachowski’s bold ensemble piece Cloud Atlas hit theaters this weekend, and audiences are showing little interest. For whatever my $0.02 is worth, the film is spectacular. It’s a film that stumbles quite often in its individual threads – there are six different stories

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Sometimes movies show nothing but people running around with guns and car chases. Sometimes they are about much more, and can inspire us and make us take a look at life as a journey. Cloud Atlas manages to do both: a beautiful film that explores the human experience and existentialism through history, action sequences,

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John Hawkes as Mark O'Brien in The Sessions
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This week’s title might come across as rude, but how much of the last week actually affected the Oscar race? It seems we may have already reached that dreaded point where events and precursors point to conclusions we’ve already figured for ourselves. It’s only a matter of time before people

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Each month I pick movies that are the must-see, cream of the crop. They’ll either be films coming out in theaters that week or something on Netflix I think that’s worth the watch. The top four films for the month will be ones that have the a lot of buzz,

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David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook affirms its status as an Oscar contender
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The big albeit anticlimactic Oscar news of the week is that David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook took the Audience Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. It’s not surprising, as the rave responses for the romantic dramedy quickly cemented it as one to watch this season. While some dub

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Over the last two years, The Weinstein Company has taken The King’s Speech and The Artist – both of which could have been conceived and filmed in almost any time period in which films existed – to Picture victories at the Academy Awards. Stormy weather certainly doesn’t cloud the boutique

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Fall is an interesting time at the box office. It’s a mix of summer leftovers and the beginnings of the award season hopefuls. It’s an ecclectic mix where you have family friendly fare alongside depressing dramas vying for Oscars. Even the term “Fall release” needed some clarification. We decided that

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The Venice Film Festival, which we discussed last week, might give way to some Oscar contenders, but the Toronto International Film Festival is where the awards season really begins. After all, the last five Picture winners played at the fest. If that trend continues, one hoping to find this year’s eventual

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Invasion Radio

This week Dan and Mal hold the fort while Gwen glams it up in the world of Television. We review in a big, bad, spoilerific fashion The Dark Knight Rises along with Wild Bill and [Rec] 3 Genesis. We also meditate on The Hobbit Trilogy, The K-Stew/R-Patzz affair and other

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Images for the upcoming film Cloud Atlas which is directed by Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Andy Wachowski has been released along with a first look at the movie! According to Screen Rant (where you can also find all the images), the David Mitchell prize-winning novel turned film cost more than

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