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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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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December 22, 2004
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Sin City Trailer

— Posted by John Campea

I must admit I’ve been sceptical about the whole Sin City project. I stand before you now to tell you I’m now a believer. The trailer hit the web a…

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December 22, 2004
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The Pink Panther Trailer

— Posted by John Campea

Oh man, as much as I love Steve Martin, and as much as I love the old Pink Panther movies… I’ve got a really bad feeling about this project. The…

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December 22, 2004
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New The Island Picture

— Posted by John Campea

Cool, the good folks over at ComingSoon (click the link to see a much bigger version) have posted up a new picture of the upcoming film The Island. Click here…

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December 22, 2004
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X-Men 3 and Spin Off Rumblings

— Posted by John Campea

The good folks over at KillerMovies are reporting the following X-News: 1). There have been rumors amongst the fandom that WOLVERINE may be filmed before X3. FALSE! Finishing the X-MEN…

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December 21, 2004
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US ticket prices rise while audience figures drop – What should be done?

— Posted by Rodney

According to the Guardian today, US movie ticket prices rose (as if you needed me to tell you that) while the audience figures dropped throughout 2004. Higher ticket prices were…

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December 21, 2004
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Ricky Gervais rejects massive Hollywood pay deals

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I like Ricky Gervais, he’s funnny, and despite a lot of the television series The Office making you laugh and squirm at almost the same moments, it was still one…

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December 21, 2004
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MPAA shuts down BitTorrent sites

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More MPAA witch hunt madness with news that some of the major BitTorrent sites are shutting down for the first time due to legal action for copyright infringement. Last week…

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December 20, 2004
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Interview with Chris Weitz gives truth on His Dark Materials

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I popped by a friends house in the northern reaches of Scotland at the weekend and happened upon a copy of Philip Pullman’s Northern Lights. I quickly asked him what…

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December 20, 2004
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The 7 Movies Up For The Visual Effects Oscar

— Posted by John Campea

The seven movies listed are are going to be reduced to 3 on January 25th when all Oscar finalists are announced, but for now, the debate can begin. I like…

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December 20, 2004
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Spawn creator Todd McFarlane Forced Into Bankruptcy

— Posted by John Campea

I never liked Spawn… at all. I thought it was an ok comic book at best, but the movie and tv show just sucked huge eggs. However, I’ve always liked…

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December 20, 2004
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Babylon 5 The Movie Already Has Some Casting Controversy

— Posted by John Campea

I was personally never that big on the Babylon 5 serise, but I know a lot of you out there were, hence many happy fans when it was announced that…

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December 20, 2004
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VFXBlog interviews John Campea

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Just a heads up for any of you that are interested (all 2 of you… thanks mom and dad), VFXBlog (an Austrailian blog dedicated to the art of Visual Effects)…

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December 19, 2004
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Video Game Industry Bigger Than Hollywood

— Posted by John Campea

In a year that has seen several “blockbusters” released in the Video Game Market like Doom 3, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Half-Life 2, and the grand daddy of them…

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December 18, 2004
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Trailer for The Weatherman with Nicolas Cage

— Posted by Rodney

Now there’s something that just tickled my interest, the trailer for The Weather Man. It looked to me like it was travelling the road of mid-life crisis man tries to…

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December 17, 2004
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Gollum diagnosed by London Students

— Posted by Rodney

I can hardly believe this, and it deserves a post for the pure laughing involved. According to Reuters, students at the University College London have analysed the character of Gollum…

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December 17, 2004
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David Goyer to write and direct The Flash for DC

— Posted by Rodney

So David Goyer is out of the Blade franchise? Well superb I hear most of you say…okay so I heard the voices in my head, don’t section me please. Goyer…

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December 17, 2004
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Marlon Brando to be digitally recreated in The Godfather videogame

— Posted by Rodney

So now the video film relationship is definitely a two way street. the Guardian has just announced that The Godfather movie is being made into a videogame, and will star…

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December 17, 2004
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WETA Working on Effects For Ledgend Of Zorro

— Posted by John Campea

Having worked in a visual effects studio for a few years, I like posting about the industry every once in a while. The amazing shop known as WETA, the effects…

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