Lost For Words Loses Your Attention

 
Synopsis: A former marine finds his potential soulmate in Hong Kong. 
 

 

The things one will do for love. In Stanley J. Orzel’s Lost For Words, a young United States ex-marine finds love across the world, only that the romance isn’t as spectacular as you would expect it to be in a movie.

 

Michael (Sean …

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Everything Can Change In 7 Minutes

 
Synopsis: Three high school friends commit a robbery in order to change their lives.
 

 

Writer and director Jay Martin was onto something when he came up with the 7 Minutes script, only that he must have gotten too tired to write a decent ending.

 

7 Minutes is about three longtime friends that have fall…

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The Duff: A Refreshing Teen Comedy With Sass And Charm

 

Synopsis: A high school girl attempts to change her ways and prove she’s more than what others see her as. 

 

 

Finally a teen comedy that packs charm and fun. It’s been a while since Mean Girls changed the landscape of teen high school comedies, and it’s been even longer since the likes of Clueless and the John…

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Ted 2 has laughs but they're short lived

 
Synopsis: Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he’s a person in a court of law.
 

 
What do you get when you take the idea of bringing a Teddy Bear to life and make him a vulgar and obscene friend? You get a unique concept for a film that cap…

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Alex Ross Perry's "Queen of Earth" at BAMcinemaFEST June 22-28

Synopsis: Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affairs she managed, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she’s dumped by her boyfriend James (Kentucker Audley). Looking to recuperate, Catherine heads out to her best friend Virginia’s (Katherine Waterston) la…

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A Female Hero Saves The World In Survivor

 
Synopsis:A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit. (Imdb)
 

 

In a summer season that usually produces a bundle of of action crime thrillers, Survivor stands on it’s own ground. Directo…

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Director James McTeigue Talks Survivor And Working With The Wachowski's

 

 

With the DVD and Blu-ray release of Survivor out June 23, I had a chance to talk to director James McTeigue. James talks about what it was like to work with Pierce Brosnan and Milla Jovovich, collaborating with the Wachowski’s, and the recently released Netflix series Sense8.

 

Jim: Hey James, good to hear from yo…

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Inside Out: Pixar's Creative and Emotional Masterpiece is a Disney Classic.

 

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in He…

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Interview: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl's Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

 

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is the Sundance award winning drama based on the young adult novel of the same name about old friends who re-connect after one of them is diagnosed with a life threatening disease. Unfairly compared to an indie Fault in Our Stars, this indie has a quirky vibe featuring an ode to cinema. I had an opportunit…

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Fascinating Wolfpack Showcases Eccentric Movie Loving Family

 

Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Nicknamed the Wolfpack, the brothers spend their childhood re-enacting their favorite films using elaborate homemade props and costumes. With no friends and living on welfare,…

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August 12, 2004
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Sofia Coppola Tackles Marie Antoinette. I Know How This One’s Going to End.

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After a pair of critically acclaimed ultra-low budget indie films – The Virgin Suicides and Lost In Translation – Sofia Coppola is making the jump to big budget studio fare,…

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August 12, 2004
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MI:3 Bumped Back, War of the Worlds on the Fast Track

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Well, the mission may not be impossible, but it is at least proving difficult enough that the producers have stuck it on the back burner for the time being. Word…

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August 11, 2004
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Wow. Who says movies don’t influence people

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So a guy who got off scott-free for killing his girlfriend saw “The Passion” and decided to confess. Ummm… wow. A man who said Mel Gibson ‘s film “The Passion…

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August 11, 2004
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Mirror Mask Interview And Still Shots

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Y’know, being a big fan of Neil Gaiman’s writing I’m really not sure why I haven’t been following Mirror Mask an awful lot more than I have been, but a…

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August 11, 2004
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Eros Website Online

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I’ve been waiting to see ANYTHING from this project from the day I saw the first announcement so a huge thank you to reader iamNataku for sending this in ……

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August 11, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9/11 DVD Out In October

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Hey, look at that … just in time for this year’s presidential election … Columbia Tristar has announced that they will be releasing Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 on October 5th….

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August 11, 2004
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I Think I Just Soiled Myself.

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Gah! Dark Horizons is reporting that once they finally get a breather from the never ending Shaun of the Dead press junket Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg will begin scripting…

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August 11, 2004
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All Is Not Well on the AvP Front …

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It’s never a good sign when a studio cancels the premiere of a film they’ve spent buckets of money promoting, but it happened this week. The film? Aliens Versus Predator….

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August 11, 2004
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Whoo? Woo!

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Hurray! John Woo’s making himself a good ol’ fashioned Woo film again, and he’s going back to China and reuniting with his biggest star to do it! CHUD is reporting…

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August 11, 2004
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Hey Look! There Goes Ben Kingsley’s Credibility!

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Ben Kingsley must be really hard up for cash. First there was his part in that by all accounts horrible Thunderbirds film and now comes word that the man has…

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August 11, 2004
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Whoopsie! Has Night Been a Naughty Boy?

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Already embroiled in a lawsuit accusing him of stealing plot elements in Signs, M. Night Shyamalan may have some more trouble brewing … I first heard about the accusations that…

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August 11, 2004
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Lucas Wants Originals Preserved!!! — Oh, wait.. Just not the Star Wars Originals. Silly me.

— Posted by John Campea

That’s right, at least somewhere, George’s brain is wired correctly about what should be done about old-style movies. Lucas, along with many other purists, directors and movie-industry-legend types, wants Black…

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August 11, 2004
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Details on Michael Mann’s Next Film …

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Variety is reporting that Michael Mann’s next film will be a depression era crime film based on Bryan Burrough’s Barbarians At The Gate. Leonardo DiCaprio is slated to star ……

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August 11, 2004
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Great Article On Chan-Wook Park’s Contribution To Three: Monster

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Okay, if you think my fixation with Japanese films is something to behold you’ve obviously never talked to KungFuGuy about the film scene in Korea. The guy can quote Korean…

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August 10, 2004
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Holy Crap! I Stopped Paying Attention For A Couple Months And Palm Pictures Went and Bought a Pant Load of Killer Asian Films!

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Golly. Palm Pictures first demonstrated that they had a clue about Asian film last year when they picked up the rights to the Pang Brothers stellar horror flick The Eye…

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August 10, 2004
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Who Will Win? Alien Vs Predator

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A while ago we posted about this weekend’s sure win for #1 at the boxoffice. Aliens Vs Predator. People responded passionately about who would win, offering their theories as to…

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August 10, 2004
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Little black book works despite Murphy

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Right up front I should let you know that I’m not a huge fan of romantic comedies. Above all other genres they carry a high rate of formulaic and overdone…

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August 9, 2004
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See The New Batmobile in Action!

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Some guys with a video camera spotted the new Batmobile during filming in Chicago … it’s not gonna convince people who don’t like the new design direction but as far…

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