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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August 24, 2015
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WWE Packs A Punch At SummerSlam with Stewart and Amell

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  WWE brought the big names to Brooklyn for SummerSlam, and they sure made an impact. SummerSlam is the second biggest event of the year for the WWE (WrestleMania is…

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August 23, 2015
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Rupert Friend Plays an Elite Assassin in ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ Co-Starring Zachary Quinto

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

“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….

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August 21, 2015
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Review: “Mistress America” is Not Quite The Mistress of America

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  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…

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August 21, 2015
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Review: “Fort Tilden” Could’ve been “Great” but settles for “Good Enough”

— Posted by Jules Neuman

    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…

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August 20, 2015
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“The Perfect Guy” …or not.. Trailer

— Posted by Franchesca Davis

    In Hollywood this sort of plot has been done time and time again. This also accounts for both genders swapped in the situation. Woman falls for mysterious man….

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August 20, 2015
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“Tom at the Farm” Adds to the Mystique of the Prolific Xavier Dolan

— Posted by Jules Neuman

    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…

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August 19, 2015
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Wizard World Chicago Media Night

— Posted by Jim Alexander

Wizard World Chicago is upon us. One of the largest comic cons is taking over Chicago this weekend and I’m amped up about it. Starting Thursday afternoon celebs and fans…

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August 19, 2015
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Prove you’re the ultimate Silence of the Lambs fan and BUY THIS HOUSE

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

Are you a fan of classic horror films and want to make it obvious without wearing work inappropriate T-shirts of butcher knives or hockey masks? Would you like to scare…

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August 19, 2015
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Margot Robbie’s Tattoo Parlour

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

I love Margot Robbie. I mean, who doesn’t? Not only is she easy on the eyes but apparently she’s a woman of many skills. David Ayer, director of Suicide Squad,…

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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
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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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