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  Let me try to write this review without using worn-out sentences like “Heartfelt Homage”, “Love Letter to Cinema” and “Old Hollywood Glamour” (good luck to me). Because the latest effort from the Coen Brothers is all of that, yet, it manages to be a quite interesting (and very fun)

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Spectre
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SPECTRE: An unconvincing, self-consciously serious turn for the rebooted James Bond series that was finally finding the right balance.

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Grand Budapest Hotel
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We’re at that point, folks. Oscar nominations drop tomorrow, and for the first time ever, every category will have an official announcement. (In years past, many “smaller” categories were announced by way of press release.) Of course, this means that we have to predict who will get in – and

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We’ll have lots to talk about on Monday – the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and Writers Guild of America (WGA) nominations and the nominees for the USC Scripter Award. But for now, let’s take a stab at what will happen at the Golden Globes on Sunday

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There are only 20 spots to honor great performances at the Oscars, with arbitrary classifications between lead and supporting roles. But there’s plenty of acting to celebrate, and a lot of these roles probably won’t be honored. So consider this a thank you note to these actors and a For

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Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, Morten Tyldum’s The Imitation Game, and James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything have all made strong cases for Oscar this week – all landed Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nods for ensemble cast and Golden Globe nods in

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It’s a new year and that means a whole big batch of new movies! 2014 is sure to make any film lover excited!

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Blue is the Warmest Color, Abdellatif Kechiche’s drama about a romance between two young women, took to four screens this weekend and opened with $100,316. That’s $25,079 for each screen, a better average than Michael Haneke’s Amour, the drama about an elderly woman and her husband that earned five Oscar

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12 Years a Slave 2013 Fall Films
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The Telluride Film Festival came to a close on Monday. Of course, the festival didn’t end without showcasing a number of potential Oscar contenders. Films like J.C. Chandor’s All is Lost, the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis, and Alexander Payne’s Nebraska already played at Cannes; the stateside premieres led to

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Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity kicked off the Venice Film Festival earlier today. By all accounts, it’s a great film that looks like one to beat at the Oscars, particularly for Cuarón in the director race, Sandra Bullock in the best actress race, and DP Emmanuel Lubezki in the cinematography category. Stephen Frears’ Philomena could

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When you think of Steven Spielberg you may primarily think of big blockbuster sci-fi or action adventure films. Spielberg has also made some truly meaningful movies that have changed the way people think about film. Schindler’s List is a movie that goes above that level, and is a film that

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This week we have some great releases: Skyfall, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Sessions, Bully and The Man with the Iron Fists are my top picks! Skyfall’s theme song, performed by Adele, has gotten plenty of love along with the movie. The Perks of Being a Wallflower had

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The first clip from Sam Mendes’ James Bond film Skyfall has arrived online. The scene shows Bond using a giant digger to get onto a train, and it is pretty epic.

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Check out the international trailer for Mike Newell’s upcoming film Great Expectations, which stars Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Jessie Cave, Jeremy Irvine, Jason Flemyng and Holliday Grainger. (That’s nearly a Harry Potter reunion! 4 Harry Potter starsThe Goblet of Fire director!).

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It’s that time again: another weekly DVD/Blu-Ray Roundup!  Here are the new releases for the week and my opinion on whether you should Skip It! Rent It! or Buy It! This week there are some big time releases! The Artist which had an amazing awards season run last year nabbing

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News recently surfaced that Ralph Fiennes will be replacing Judi Dench’s character, M, in the new 007 film, SKYFALL. The official statement is as follows: “Ralph Fiennes play’s a government agent, which we never get a name on, because he is set to play the new M.” A little vague

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