The Mend Is A Blend Of Confusion And Emptiness

 
Synopsis:A comic drama about rage, doubt, lust, madness, and other brotherly hand-me-downs.
 

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The Mend is one of those puzzling films where you don’t know if you just dislike it, or like it for the fact it’s so weird and different. Written and directed by John Magary the movie depicts a…

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Strangerland Director Kim Farrant

 

I had an opportunity to speak to Australian film director Kim Farrant about her latest film Strangerland, starring Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes. The audio portion of the interview can be found below:

 

 

I found Kim to be very open and honest in the interview. I was quite surprised hearing about the passing …

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Josh Lucas, John Magary, and Mickey Sumner Discuss Making Of 'The Mend'

I had a chance to talk to talk to actors Josh Lucas, Mickey Sumner, and director John Magary regarding the release of their film The Mend. Below is the audio of the interview of in it’s entirety.

 

 

Sometimes three person interviews are difficult to conduct, but everyone in this group was well spoken and had a good understan…

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The Dowdle Brothers Discuss The Making of 'No Escape'

 

I had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with John Erick and Drew Dowdle, the men behind the movie No Escape. Below is the audio interview in it’s entirety. I spoke to the guys about the fear factor of the movie, the casting of Owen Wilson, and keeping up the tension in the movie, and a lot more!

 

 

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No Escape Is The Most Terrifying Movie Of The Year

 
Synopsis: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed. (Imdb)
 

 

It took till the end of August for the scariest movie of the year to arrive. No Esca…

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Swanberg's Sweet and Satisfying "Digging for Fire" + a Q&A with the Director

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Tim, a high school teacher who is feeling his age, and and his wife, Lee, a yoga teacher and young mother, decide to hide away in a house in the woods and take a vacation from life. Their duplex, their lack of money, and some building resentments towards each other (like doing the taxes and choosing a pre-K for their son), weigh…

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Rupert Friend Plays an Elite Assassin in 'Hitman: Agent 47' Co-Starring Zachary Quinto

“Hitman: Agent 47,” based on the popular video game, centers on an elite assassin, played by Rupert Friend (“Homeland), engineered to be the perfect killing machine. He’s emotionless, consistent, deadly. He’s known by the two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck, which means he’s a prototype and numbers higher than this presumably…

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Review: "Mistress America" is Not Quite The Mistress of America

 
Synopsis: In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Greta Gerwig) – a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town – …

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Review: "Fort Tilden" Could've been "Great" but settles for "Good Enough"

 

 
Synopsis: A comedy about Allie and Harper and their needlessly difficult journey to the beach.

 
Bridey Elliott and Clare McNulty are relatively new to the scene, but their work as a comedy duo feels well practiced. They have a Joan Rivers quality with Broad City chemistry. Elliott and McNulty don’t give off a whi…

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"Tom at the Farm" Adds to the Mystique of the Prolific Xavier Dolan

 

 
Synopsis: A grieving man meets his lover’s family, who were not aware of their son’s sexual orientation.
 

Xavier Dolan adapted a play for his sixth feature film. I’m guessing the reason why is to lighten his load of work. Though Dolan’s Tom at the Farm is successful as a film, it’s lousy as an adaptation. I haven…

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September 1, 2015
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The Mend Is A Blend Of Confusion And Emptiness

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis:A comic drama about rage, doubt, lust, madness, and other brotherly hand-me-downs.     The Mend is one of those puzzling films where you don’t know if you just…

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August 31, 2015
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Strangerland Director Kim Farrant

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  I had an opportunity to speak to Australian film director Kim Farrant about her latest film Strangerland, starring Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes. The audio portion of the interview…

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August 31, 2015
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Josh Lucas, John Magary, and Mickey Sumner Discuss Making Of ‘The Mend’

— Posted by Jim Alexander

I had a chance to talk to talk to actors Josh Lucas, Mickey Sumner, and director John Magary regarding the release of their film The Mend. Below is the audio…

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August 28, 2015
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The Dowdle Brothers Discuss The Making of ‘No Escape’

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  I had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with John Erick and Drew Dowdle, the men behind the movie No Escape. Below is the audio interview in it’s…

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August 28, 2015
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Tom Hardy takes on Lip Syncing Whitney Houston, Annie, Wu Tang Clan, and more

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

I read a lot of interesting stories about how the cast of films bond with one another and have amazing adventures, which turn into amazing stories, during their downtime. Chris…

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August 28, 2015
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Michael Fassbender looks ravishing as an Assassin

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

The Assassin’s Creed movie is actually making progress toward release! I thought this movie slipped, tripped, and fell into development hell but here’s a new photo of the Fassbender man…

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August 28, 2015
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‘The Iron Giant’ Returns

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Instant Classic. Those are words that were used to describe The Iron Giant when it was released waaaaay back in 1999. Brad Bird was a rather unknown at the…

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August 27, 2015
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Bill Murray has still got ‘it’. “Rock the Kasbah”, please.

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  It’s been far too long since I’ve seen a Bill Murray movie, or at least a trailer for one, that made me laught out loud. Rock the Kasbah seems…

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August 26, 2015
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No Escape Is The Most Terrifying Movie Of The Year

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an…

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August 26, 2015
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We FINALLY posted the Mockingjay Part 2 trailer

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Better never late than never, right? I really have developed an appreciation for The Hunger Games that I didn’t foresee but somehow this movie keeps slipping off my radar….

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August 25, 2015
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Swanberg’s Sweet and Satisfying “Digging for Fire” + a Q&A with the Director

— Posted by Jules Neuman

Synopsis:  Tim, a high school teacher who is feeling his age, and and his wife, Lee, a yoga teacher and young mother, decide to hide away in a house in…

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August 24, 2015
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WWE Packs A Punch At SummerSlam with Stewart and Amell

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  WWE brought the big names to Brooklyn for SummerSlam, and they sure made an impact. SummerSlam is the second biggest event of the year for the WWE (WrestleMania is…

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August 23, 2015
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Rupert Friend Plays an Elite Assassin in ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ Co-Starring Zachary Quinto

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

“Hitman: Agent 47,” based on the popular video game, centers on an elite assassin, played by Rupert Friend (“Homeland), engineered to be the perfect killing machine. He’s emotionless, consistent, deadly….

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August 21, 2015
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Review: “Mistress America” is Not Quite The Mistress of America

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But…

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August 21, 2015
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Review: “Fort Tilden” Could’ve been “Great” but settles for “Good Enough”

— Posted by Jules Neuman

    Synopsis: A comedy about Allie and Harper and their needlessly difficult journey to the beach.   Bridey Elliott and Clare McNulty are relatively new to the scene, but their…

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August 20, 2015
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“The Perfect Guy” …or not.. Trailer

— Posted by Franchesca Davis

    In Hollywood this sort of plot has been done time and time again. This also accounts for both genders swapped in the situation. Woman falls for mysterious man….

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August 20, 2015
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“Tom at the Farm” Adds to the Mystique of the Prolific Xavier Dolan

— Posted by Jules Neuman

    Synopsis: A grieving man meets his lover’s family, who were not aware of their son’s sexual orientation.   Xavier Dolan adapted a play for his sixth feature film. I’m…

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August 19, 2015
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Wizard World Chicago Media Night

— Posted by Jim Alexander

Wizard World Chicago is upon us. One of the largest comic cons is taking over Chicago this weekend and I’m amped up about it. Starting Thursday afternoon celebs and fans…

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