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Love & Mercy offers more than just the standard, reductive biopic clichés, focusing less on interpersonal conflicts than Wilson’s creative process.

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  Love & Mercy is based on the troubled life of The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson. The film tells parallel narratives of Wilson’s life with Paul Dano (Looper, There Will Be Blood) playing the younger, 1960s era Brian Wilson and John Cusack (High Fidelity, Grosse Point Blank) playing the older, 1980s era Brian Wilson. Love &

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Two was one too many. One was more than enough. Read our review of HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2.

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Emma Roberts and John Cusack are verbal sparring partners in ADULT WORLD, a satire of post-grad life that’s both clumsy and charming.

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There’s almost always an awesome film coming out on Blu-Ray or DVD each month, so which ones should you pay attention to this month?

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Emma Roberts plays an aspiring poet, fresh out of college, who starts working at a porn shop to pay off her debt. This was one of our favorites from Tribeca Film Festival.

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The numbers tick by in the rocky new theatrical trailer for The Numbers Station.  John Cusack and Malin Akerman find themselves at the center of a vie for total covert assassination dominance.  While action thrillers with political intrigue and global repercussions seem to be the go-to, this particular take may show

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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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Edgar Allen Poe was one of the greatest writers literary history. Many of his works have been adapted for film, but the man himself has never been fictionally portrayed on film. In The Raven, John Cusack plays the famous writer as he has been tasked with helping find a serial killer who is dispatching of his victims using elaborate traps from Poe’s books.

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The Raven arrives on Blu-ray and DVD October 9 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment in time to commemorate the 163rd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s mysterious death (died Oct 7, 1849). We’ve got your chance to win a cool prize pack that includes a DVD of the film and a mini poster. Keep reading for all of the details and to enter!

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The Paperboy, writer-director Lee Daniels’ follow-up to Precious, peddles in a similar type of fantasy grotesquerie as his unlikely Sundance sensation.  It’s a difficult line to walk – despite the stellar performances of Mo’Nique and Gabourey Sidibe, the stabs at dark humor torpedoed any sense of propriety in the 2009

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J.C. just wrapped up working Fantastic Fest and is our resident Blu-Ray/DVD movie reviewer. We’ve been working online together for a while now, first on another site and now here at Screen Invasion, and I still can’t believe we’ve never hung out in person! It certainly feels like we have

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Two awesome John Cusack movies arrived on Blu-ray for the first time from Disney, High Fidelity and Grosse Pointe Blank. I normally prefer to do separate reviews, but decided to go ahead and do this one as a double header.

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Another 2012 Cannes Palme’ dOr competitor has delivered their trailer for national release. The Paperboy is based off the 1995 novel of the same name written by American author Pete Dexter and both are based off of a true story. Charlotte Bless, portrayed by Nicole Kidman, comes rolling into reporter

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While the movie is pushed along and driven by the gory murders, which are well executed, the overall bland nature of the film leaves it lacking, making it a film that probably isn’t worth the full theater ticket price.

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Relativity Media announced Wednesday that IMDb will host the official film website for The Raven. The gothic mystery will feature John Cusack as Edgar Allen Poe as he helps to solve a string of murders that mirror those in his stories. In the past, IMDb has featured select films on

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