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August 8, 2014
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance   Director: Woody Allen  Writer: Woody Allen  Stars: Colin Firth, Antonia Clarke, Natasha Andrews

Despite Flaws, Magic in the Moonlight Will Allure Thoughtful Audiences

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo is the most celebrated magician of his age, but few know that he is the stage persona of Stanley Crawford (Colin Firth), a…

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August 8, 2014
Genre: Drama  Director: John Michael McDonagh  Writer: John Michael McDonagh  Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly

Calvary: The Darkly Virtuous Christian Movie For Everybody Else

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  “There’s too much talk about sin, and not enough talk about virtues.” -Calvary   CALVARY’s Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a good priest who is faced with sinister and…

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August 7, 2014
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From Lucy to Ida: Female Characters Dominate 2014 Summer Box Office.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Summer releases tend to focus on male dominated movies with sequels, remakes, and comic book adaptations. It is an outdated business model that still brings in enough revenue for…

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July 25, 2014
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High Concept I ORIGINS a Flawed Experiment

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  I ORIGINS, the second feature film from writer and director Mike Cahill, tells the story of Dr. Ian Gray (Michael Pitt), a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the…

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July 25, 2014
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Joe Swanberg’s Happy Christmas Review

— Posted by Kenny Miles

When Jenny (Anna Kendrick), a hard partying 20-something moves in with Kelly (Melanie Lynskey), a budding novelist, her film director husband (Joe Swanberg) and their two-year-old son after a break…

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July 25, 2014
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Actor Ellar Coltrane on Growing Up Filming Boyhood

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Actor Ellar Coltrane delivers an unforgettable and transformative performance in the new Richard Linklater movie BOYHOOD. A narrative that chronicles most of a boy’s life, BOYHOOD was filmed in…

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July 18, 2014
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Sensual Venus in Fur Will Make Art House Venues Sizzle

— Posted by Kenny Miles

 Synopsis: Based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway play by David Ives, which itself was based on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s groundbreaking novella, VENUS IN FUR is the latest film from master…

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July 1, 2014

Andrew Panay Discusses Earth to Echo

— Posted by Kenny Miles

In producing Earth to Echo, the kid friendly adventure movie opening July 2nd in American theaters, Andrew Panay is navigating unfamiliar territory with precision and ease. With a career producing…

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July 1, 2014
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Begin Again: Summer’s Must See Indie Sings a Sweet, Sincere Tune

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Originally titled Can A Song Save Your Life, The Weinstein Company purchased John Carney’s follow up to Once at last year’s Toronto Film Festival and re-titled it a more uplifting…

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June 29, 2014
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Andrew Rossi Discusses the Cost of Higher Education in Ivory Tower

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Director Andrew Rossi (Page One: Inside the New York Times) takes on higher education institutions and the high cost of attending school in the documentary Ivory Tower, which is…

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June 20, 2014
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Robert Pattinson Showcases Serious Talent in The Rover

— Posted by Kenny Miles

More along the lines of The Road than a Mad Max knock-off, The Rover is a dark, dystopian pit of despair. Debuting at Cannes with mostly a positive reaction, it…

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June 20, 2014
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Gillian Robespierre Nurtures Obvious Child

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Obvious Child, the sarcastic and smart female empowered romantic comedy has garnered a lot of attention since its debut at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. With very…

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June 13, 2014
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The Signal: Engaging, Yet Flawed Indie Science Fiction

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour: the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults….

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June 11, 2014
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SXSW Film: Wes Anderson Electrifies Crowd with Budapest Hotel, Intimate Q&A Session

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    One of the most talked about film events during the SXSW Film Festival was the screening of The GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL at the Paramount Theatre with an extended…

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June 6, 2014
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Ping Pong Summer: The Summer Indie Movie Waiting to be Discovered

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Nostalgia can be fun or tiresome in the movies depending on the viewer’s perspective. Thankfully the new coming of age comedy Ping Pong Summer is the ultimate “ThrowBack Thursday” movie…

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May 30, 2014
Genre: Comedy | Western Directed by: Seth MacFarlaneStarring: Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam NeesonWritten by: Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin

A Million Ways to Die in the West is Disappointing

— Posted by Kenny Miles

    Synopsis: Seth MacFarlane directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert in A Million Ways to Die in the West. After Albert backs…

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May 27, 2014
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Fed Up: The Must See, Conversation Starting Documentary of 2014!

— Posted by Kenny Miles

I remember where I was as an obese person when I decided to change my eating habits. When I was in grad school, I worked for a student planner company…

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May 25, 2014
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Jodorowsky’s Dune: A Riveting Documentary for Creative Filmmaking Minds

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Very few documentaries offer a glimpse behind a filmmaker’s vision like the exceptional and riveting Jodorowsky’s Dune. The documentary which had a dominate presence on last year’s film festival…

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