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1-The Film Doesn’t Make a Big Deal About Having an All Female Lead Cast Just like with The Heat or Spy, we have the sense that director Paul Fig assembled a great cast of comedians he likes to work with, who just happened to be women. There are no allusions

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  Let’s get the important stuff out of the way. Yes, the Ghostbusters reboot features an all-female team, causing quite a few to bash the film sight unseen with claims their childhood will be ruined because it isn’t four males this time around. It’s safe to say that nobody’s childhood will be

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There’s one reason to see The Boss. One. It’s also the only reason anybody would pay money to see the film anyway, but that doesn’t take away from the reason’s emphasis, because it’s a pretty big one. Melissa McCarthy. Ever since Paul Feig’s Bridesmaids in 2011, the Academy Award nominated McCarthy has

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McCarthy is back with a near stellar action-comedy Spy movie, a Bond-by-way-of-Bourne spoof that delivers almost as much action as comedy.

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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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The Oscar race moves on as the Telluride Film Festival ends and the Toronto Film Festival begins.

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Last time I checked in, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave had just taken best picture, best supporting actress for Lupita Nyong’o, and best adapted screenplay for John Ridley. Of course, quite a bit has changed since then; it’s time to look ahead to this year’s Oscars, but not without

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Forgive me for cribbing that movie quote, a line you couldn’t escape – believe me, I tried – upon the release of Despicable Me in 2001. It aptly describes the film: not much in the way of story, little more than an excuse for androgynous yellow creatures to spew gibberish.

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Edit: This article once stated that Judi Dench was a musical or comedy contender at the Golden Globes for her work in Philomena. However, she and the film will compete in the drama categories. This week saw not only the Gotham Awards ceremony, but also the New York Film Critics

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This week the biggest release is definitely quite…well…big! Pacific Rim is a must have if you enjoyed it and you should check it out if you didn’t see it.

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The Heat has the distinct honor of being the only major motion picture that was released this summer to star women. In a season overwhelmed with super-men, child-men, amourous-men, and so forth, The Heat was a breath of fresh air when I caught it in the theaters. Starring Sandra Bullock and

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There’s an interesting mixture of releases this week. The Hangover Part 3 is the one to get to complete your Hangover Trilogy collection!

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TURN UP THE HEAT IN THE YEAR’S BIGGEST COMEDY! Get the Unrated Blu-ray™ Combo Pack Loaded with 2 Hours of Hysterical Bonus Features on October 15   The Heat Synopsis: Oscar® Winner Sandra Bullock* and Oscar® Nominee Melissa McCarthy** are a “dynamite duo” (George Pennacchio, KABC-TV) in this outrageously funny

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Join THE HEAT co-stars Jamie Denbo & Jessica Chaffin for a “Girls Night In” Digital HD Twitter Party on Friday, October 4 @ 9PM EST / 6PM PST.

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Believe it or not, there can be worse things than real life identity theft.

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We know not everyone has time for every major release or big movie, so instead of featuring 10 great films a month, these are truly the ones that cannot be missed this February. They’ll either be films coming out in theaters that week or something on Netflix I think that’s worth

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