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March 2, 2015
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The Small and Intimate Madison Wizard World Comic Con

— Posted by Jim Alexander

The Wizard World Comic Con is a year round comic convention that makes stops all around-the country. Last month it made a stop in Madison Wisconsin. I was on hand…

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February 27, 2015
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DVD Review: Birdman

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    Synopsis: A washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to…

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February 20, 2015
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McFarland, USA: An All-American Disney Tale Filled With Triumph

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: A former football coach transforms a small-town high school cross-country team into the best team in the state.      Disney does it again. McFarland, USA is a…

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February 14, 2015
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Review: Fists 2 Fists 2: Weapon of Choice

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    Fist 2 Fist 2 is an ambitious all-around attempt for Jino Kang. The movie is not to be confused with a previous Jino Kang film named Fist 2…

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February 12, 2015
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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t take no for an answer in Nightcrawler. Currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD everywhere.   In one of his finest performances to date, Gyllenhaal,…

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February 6, 2015
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DVD Review: The Drop

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and…

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February 6, 2015
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DVD Review: Get on Up

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Music icon James Brown’s rise to fame from his troubled past.     The master of funk has arrived. In Get On Up, available on DVD and Blu-ray…

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January 29, 2015
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DVD Review: Gone Girl

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: With his wife’s disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not…

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January 23, 2015
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Review: Cake

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group while grappling with her own, very raw personal tragedy. (c) Imdb     When…

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January 17, 2015
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Review: Little Accidents

— Posted by Jim Alexander

        Synopsis: In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving…

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January 9, 2015
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Interview: Inherent Vice actor Michael Cotter

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Inherent Vice opens in theaters on January 9th. I got a chance to talk with one of the actors in the film, Michael Cotter, who plays Rhus Frothingham. We…

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January 7, 2015
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Interview: Inherent Vice actress Delaina Mitchell

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Inherent Vice is hitting theaters nationwide on January 9th. I got a chance to speak to Delaina Mitchell, who plays the wife of Josh Brolin in the film. I…

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December 24, 2014
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Review: Into the Woods

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. (c) Imdb…

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December 23, 2014
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Review: The Color of Time

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    The Color of Time is a James Franco produced production that was collaborated with his NYU film students. It’s a project I would have failed the entire class…

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December 17, 2014
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Review: Murder of a Cat

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: A goofy anti-social guy investigates the mystery surrounding the  murder of his cat.      Slapstick comedies tend to fall short of expectations usually. Murder of a Cat…

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December 16, 2014
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Review: Pioneer

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: A thriller set at the beginning of the 1980’s Norwegian Oil Boom and centered on a diver whose obsession with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea leads…

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December 9, 2014
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DVD Review: The November Man

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA…

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December 2, 2014
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Interview: Michael Rooker talks driving safety, Guardians, and Walking Dead

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  I got a chance to sit down with Michael Rooker in Chicago. With the upcoming DVD release of Guardians of the Galaxy, and The Walking Dead in the midst…

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“Dear Lillian, soon I hope to take you on a Caribbean cruise, where we can hold hands on a soft summer's evening and watch that old Jamaican moon. Why that old Jamaican will be mooning us, I have no idea.”

— John Turturro as Roland T. Flakfizer from Brain Donors, 1992

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