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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Review: "Fort Tilden" Could've been "Great" but settles for "Good Enough"

 

 
Synopsis: A comedy about Allie and Harper and their needlessly difficult journey to the beach.

 
Bridey Elliott and Clare McNulty are relatively new to the scene, but their work as a comedy duo feels well practiced. They have a Joan Rivers quality with Broad City chemistry. Elliott and McNulty don’t give off a whi…

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"Tom at the Farm" Adds to the Mystique of the Prolific Xavier Dolan

 

 
Synopsis: A grieving man meets his lover’s family, who were not aware of their son’s sexual orientation.
 

Xavier Dolan adapted a play for his sixth feature film. I’m guessing the reason why is to lighten his load of work. Though Dolan’s Tom at the Farm is successful as a film, it’s lousy as an adaptation. I haven…

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Straight Outta Oscars: Why the Academy Won't, But Should Consider Compton

 

Catching the Hollywood ‘powers that be’ off-guard, “Straight Outta Compton” became the not-so-surprise sleeper summer hit, grossing $60 million over the weekend. I wasn’t expecting that high of an opening weekend, but the initial projections seemed too low. Universal Studios’ hip-hop “Compton” out-performed its predicted gross and sur…

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Review: 'Straight Outta Compton' is the best Hip Hop film since '8 Mile'

 

 
The group NWA emerges from the streets of Compton, California in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
 

Straight Outta Compton is a love letter to all west coast hip hop fans of the later 80’s and early 90’s, (Everyone), and is actually a pretty fine f…

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August 18, 2015
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This Victor Frankenstein trailer is missing something

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Laughs. It’s missing the laughs. this trailer has a few moments in which they try to mimic this popular art form formally referred to as “comedy” but the intended…

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August 16, 2015
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Straight Outta Oscars: Why the Academy Won’t, But Should Consider Compton

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Catching the Hollywood ‘powers that be’ off-guard, “Straight Outta Compton” became the not-so-surprise sleeper summer hit, grossing $60 million over the weekend. I wasn’t expecting that high of an…

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August 14, 2015
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Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ is the best Hip Hop film since ‘8 Mile’

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    The group NWA emerges from the streets of Compton, California in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood….

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August 14, 2015
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Director Rustam Branaman Talks His Latest Film Any Day

— Posted by Jim Alexander

Recently I had a chance to speak to film director Rustam Branaman about his film Any Day starring Sean Bean, Eva Longoria, Kate Walsh, and Tom Arnold. In the audio…

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August 14, 2015
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The Man from U.N.C.L.E Impresses

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    Synopsis: In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to…

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August 13, 2015
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The Hateful Eight Official Teaser Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

If you look back at Quentin Tarantino trailers, it never really captures the gravitas of the film. That being said I cannot wait until this movie comes out. Tarantino does…

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August 10, 2015
Genre: Mystery
Directed by: Amy Berg
Starring: Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning
Written by: Nicole Holofcener (screenplay), Laura Lippman (novel)

Everyone In Every Secret Thing Has A Past

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Two young women are suspects of a missing child’s case.    (Starz/Anchor Bay)   Rating: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release Date: April 20, 2015 & (DVD/Blu-ray) August 4,…

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August 9, 2015
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10 Of The Best Action-Movie Posters

— Posted by Bud Boomer

Schwarzenegger, Willis, Stallone, Cruise, Reeves; for anyone that absolutely loves action-movies (like myself), these names will no doubt bring back memories of some of the greatest movies ever released. I…

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August 9, 2015
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So now Vin Diesel is ‘The Last Witch Hunter’

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Vin Diesel is all things, uincluding The Last Witch Hunter on Earth. In a film that seems to be a mash up of Governator’s End of Days, Keanu…

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August 7, 2015
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A Gift You Won’t Forget

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: A married couple moves to Los Angeles to start over, when someone from the past arrives and sends their lives into chaos.        Joel Edgerton hit…

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August 7, 2015
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Doppelgangers: How do the stars of Straight Outta Compton compare to their real life counterparts?

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Straight Outta Compton is a really good movie. Like, a really really  good movie with action, suspense, drama, and comedy all throughout that makes it one of the best films…

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August 7, 2015
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Fantastically Underwhelming

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Five young adults attain superhuman powers after a teleportation journey to another planet goes wrong.      The much anticipated reboot of the Fantastic Four has arrived, and it’s mediocre…

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August 7, 2015
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A LEGO Infomercial That Brings Back Some Nostalgia

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: An inside look at how LEGO affects our society.      LEGO has been a part of most kids lives at some point. You probably remember that moment…

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August 7, 2015
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Listen to Me Marlon: Poignant Reflection of Brandos Life on His Own Terms

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Unbeknownst to the public, Marlon Brando – a great star who remained deliberately mysterious to the press and the world at large for his entire professional life – created a…

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August 6, 2015
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Ricki and the Flash: Meryl Streep Rocks Out in Family Melodrama

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Three-time Academy Award (R) winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar (R)-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy…

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August 6, 2015
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Is the Hitman trailer ‘Elite’

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  So Fox released the final trailer for Hitman: Agent 47  and the question that’s undoubtedly on everyone’s mind is “Is this trailer Elite”. The answer may vary for different people. This movie…

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August 6, 2015
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Deadpool Official Green and Red Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Initially, I wanted to hate this trailer because I had to wait. However, the red band and green band trailers were so good that I cannot even front. Both of…

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August 5, 2015
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Zoolander II Official trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

What is up with these trailers this week? For the first thirty seconds, I thought I clicked the wrong trailer. I refreshed the page and restarted everything. The last part…

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