Filmmaker Mora Stephens Talks About Her Movie Zipper

 

 

I had a chance to speak to director Mora Stephens regarding her recently released film Zipper, starring Patrick Wilson. Mora talked about what prompted her to co-write and direct the film, her interest in political scandals, and addictions. She talks about working with a talented crew and actors on this film. The interview a…

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Review: Kill the Messenger

 

 
Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Bourne Legacy”) leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on thenation’s streets…and…

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Actor Jason Ritter Discusses His Career and The Film 7 Minutes

 

Thanks to the great people at Falco Inc. I had a chance to speak to actor Jason Ritter upon the DVD release of his latest film 7 Minutes. I’m a huge fan of Jason’s work and really enjoyed him in The Event, The East, and About Alex among others. Below is the entire audio version of the interview with Jason. At the bottom, make sure to …

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The Mend Is A Blend Of Confusion And Emptiness

 
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 dislike it, or like it for the fact it’s so weird and different. Written and directed by John Magary the movie depicts anger, rage, sadness, jealous…

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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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March 1, 2005
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Full size Alien for your house?

— Posted by John Campea

I’m not one for advertising products for other people, but I think you’ll agree that an exception should be made in this case, especially when we’re talking about some prime…

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March 1, 2005
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Mel Gibson returns to acting with Antoine Fuqua directing

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Mel Gibson is coming back to the screens as an actor, following his short absence to direct his Passion. Variety, through Coming Soon, has the details behind the deal: Warner…

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March 1, 2005
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Stan Lee to bring new, true Superhero to life

— Posted by John Campea

With the recent news of the awful idea for a Superhero to be created from Ringo Starr, it’s much more refreshing news to hear that all hope isn’t lost. The…

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March 1, 2005
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Trailer for new Wallace and Gromit movie!

— Posted by John Campea

I was so excited when I saw this news story pop up, and then I watched the trailer. Fantastic. Wallace and Gromit are back, and this time they have a…

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March 1, 2005
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Halle Berry Totally Redeems Herself

— Posted by Rodney

Nothing can redeem a celebrity (who has done something stupid or kind of become a joke) as quickly as making fun of themselves and showing the world they can be…

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February 28, 2005
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New Legend of Zorro Pics

— Posted by Rodney

It’s almost a little embarrassing to admit, but I really enjoyed The Mask Of Zorro. It was one of those light and fun adventure flicks with some good action and…

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February 28, 2005
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The Dragon From Goblet of Fire

— Posted by Rodney

It’s not a big secret around there that I haven’t exactly been thrilled with the Harry Potter films up to this point. 1 and 2 were both ok√¢‚Ǩ¬¶ but the…

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February 28, 2005
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2005 Oscar Results

— Posted by Rodney

Wow. As opposed to last year (which was one of the best academy awards in years), this years Oscar show was something of a let down. Unlike the last few…

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February 27, 2005
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2005 MovieBlog Oscar Results

— Posted by John Campea

Since the nominations have started I’ve been tracking what the suggestions have been for winners on the nominee post. Although the number of responses wasn’t impressive, perhaps a reflection on…

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February 27, 2005
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2005 Razzie Results

— Posted by Rodney

Hehe… I love the Razzies! This year, a most deserving film “won” worst picture of the year. The horrible “Catwoman” was labeled as the worst film of the year. This…

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February 26, 2005
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Ewan McGregor Actually Likes Revenge Of The Sith!

— Posted by Rodney

It’s been well documented how Ewan McGregor disliked the first 2 Star Wars prequels. Even though he’s loved being involved in the films, he has always (even before the films…

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February 26, 2005
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Colin Farrell Looking Damn Near Perfect As Crockett

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Despite what many people think, I find Colin Farrell to be one hell of an actor who just happens to appear in a whole lot of crappy films. Having said…

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February 26, 2005
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Cursed is so bad they won’t screen it first

— Posted by Rodney

This is NEVER a good sign. When a studio won’t screen it’s film for critics to see before it opens… it means even THEY know the film sucks and they…

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February 26, 2005
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Best Film Ever To Not Win Oscar – Shawshank

— Posted by Rodney

Richard put up a post the other day about the worst films to take the Oscar, and I totally disagreed with the findings that Bravehart topped that list. I LOVED…

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February 26, 2005
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Julian McMahon – Two actors left in auditions for Bond

— Posted by John Campea

Okay folks, I apologise, I lied. I said I wasn’t going to post any more Casino Royale rumours, but what the hell. This really is worth talking about, and it’s…

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February 25, 2005
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Sharon Stone talks of sordid Basic Instinct 2 details

— Posted by John Campea

In a cheap stab at promoting a dead horse, Sharon Stone has been interviewed in Canoe from a syndicated show called Access Hollywood, saying: “There is lesbian love” Wooo. Let…

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February 25, 2005
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Villeneuve F1 movie to go ahead

— Posted by John Campea

I’m a huge fan of Motorsport, and in particular Formula One. Yes, I know, all you people who know anything about F1 will know it’s in serious trouble at the…

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February 25, 2005
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Napster movie acquires Alex Winter as writer – “Excellent!”

— Posted by John Campea

You know some real life movies just instantly lend themselves to the cinematic medium, even from the conception stage and the two line pitch. However, this one I’m struggling with….

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