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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October 29, 2004
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Hanibal Lecter Takes Another Bite

— Posted by Rodney

Funny, it was only a few weeks ago that I posted my interest in seeing another Hannibal Lecter film… and POOF… suddenly news comes down the pipe that the movie…

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October 29, 2004
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V is coming back

— Posted by John Campea

I really am getting bored of this, another remake. What the hell is going on. Since I started writing here most of my stories have been about remakes, there seems…

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October 29, 2004
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The Talisman – A decent Stephen King movie?

— Posted by John Campea

I used to be a big Stephen King fan, I mean huge. I read everything he did without fail and was never disappointed. That is, until he moved from his…

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October 29, 2004
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A Remake of The Fog.

— Posted by John Campea

I think John Carpenter himself says it best in the story at BBC’s Film news: “…now is the season of the remake.” It appears so John, whether we like it…

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October 28, 2004
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Movies to TV shows

— Posted by Rodney

Ah yes, one of the powerful trends these days in movies is the TV Show to Big Screen adaptations. There have more of them in the last couple of years…

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October 28, 2004
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And the Top Film Villain of the Year is

— Posted by Rodney

So Total Film Magazine in the UK did a big poll to gage who the public thought was this years top Film Villain. Who do you think it was? Perhaps…

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October 27, 2004
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First Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Review

— Posted by Rodney

Well it had to happen sooner or later, and quite frankly I’m surprised it’s taken this long… but the first little “review” of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the…

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October 27, 2004
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First Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka Picture

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, It’s not exactly an official promotional release or anything, but apparently the UK paper “The Sun” got their dirty little hands on this snapshot taken of Johnny Depp from…

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October 27, 2004
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Picture of Batman Outfit

— Posted by Rodney

Everyone around the web seems to have this picture now. Christian Bale as Batman. I’ve already read a few people who really dislike the outfit… but personally I think it’s…

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October 27, 2004
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Cruise – No Top Gun 2

— Posted by John Campea

I really am liking Tom Cruise again. There was a time when his fame and press persona was starting to really irk me, but suddenly he started being nice, following…

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October 27, 2004
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Madonna joins Ritchie on Revolver

— Posted by John Campea

If I could ask everyone to bow there heads and have a moments silence for Revolver. Thank you. What was set to be a return to form for Guy Ritchie…

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October 27, 2004
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Great pitch for Snakes

— Posted by John Campea

I laughed out loud at work (yes don’t tell anyone I write some of these at work) when I read this story from ComingSoon. The plot outline is fantastic, and…

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October 27, 2004
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Ving Rhames is the new Kojak

— Posted by John Campea

Who loves you baby? Well I do. I love Ving Rhames, I think he’s an actor with more presence than Darth Vader dressed up as Santa, and Kojak just seems…

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October 27, 2004
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Rush pulls out of Eucalyptus & another Grudge?

— Posted by John Campea

Geoffrey Rush has pulled out of the romantic comedy Eucalyptus, also starring Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe. No surprise really as the BBC are reporting, the filming schedule was clashing…

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October 26, 2004
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Sean Bean – Will Someone PLEASE Give This Man A Leading Role!

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve been a big fan of Sean Bean ever since I saw him as Trevelyan in the James Bond flick GoldenEye. The guy carries a real power and rugged strength…

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October 26, 2004
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Elektra’s Typhoid Mary

— Posted by Rodney

Ummm… is that Jennifer Garner about to kiss another woman? I need to go spend some time by myself. In the meantime, the USA Today is giving us all this…

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October 26, 2004
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Pee-Wee Herman Returns?

— Posted by Rodney

I still remember how much of a kick I got out of Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. Man that guy is nutty. Not to mention that besides Batman it’s the only Tim…

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October 26, 2004
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More Rambo 4 Talk

— Posted by Rodney

Oh goodness, someone seems to have puked on the floor… oh wait… that’s just the idea for a fourth Rambo movie. Ugg. The happy family over at Chud give us…

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