Infographic: Drugs and Their Impact on Cinema

Over the course of cinematic history, drugs have slowly inserted their way into the narrative of more and more films. While considered taboo in earlier times, by the time Easy Rider came onto the scene in the late 60s, drugs were an integral part of major motion pictures. After Al Pacino’s unforgettable roles in films like The Panic in Needle Park …

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Jason David Frank talks new Power Rangers movie

 

I had a chance to sit down and talk to Jason David Frank, the Green/White Power Ranger, a Wizard World convention. We discussed the new Power Rangers movie and getting into a MMA fight with CM Punk among things.

 

Jim: Obviously being at the convention isn’t your first rodeo, it almost like home to you, what gets you to com…

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Shawn Ashmore on X-Men and The Following

 

With Season 3 of The Following starting back up on Fox, I had a chance to talk to Shawn Ashmore. Shawn spoke about the success of X-Men, as well as what makes The Following the show to watch.

 

Jim: Wow, Days of Future Past, I enjoyed reviewing that one. 

 
Shawn: Awesome, how did you like it?
 

Jim: I lov…

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William Kircher talks about drama school, and the Hobbit fandom

 

Known widely for his role as Bifur in the Hobbit movies, recently I got a chance to talk to William Kircher at the Madison Wizard World Comic Con. He shared his thoughts on the Hobbit franchise, lying to get into drama school, and the band he currently performs in.

 

Jim: Right from the start I need to verify something with…

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Chicago Wizard World Fan Appreciation

Twice the fun in one year. Chicago just got a special early preview of the Wizard World Comic Con months before the annual August event one comes around. For the first time Wizard World put on a special Fan Fest Chicago Comic Con at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.

 

 

The best part of this event was that…

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5 to 7 is a Romantic Affair

 

Synopsis: A young novelist develops an extramarital relationship with a diplomat’s wife. 

 

 

We are about to enter the spring of Yelchin. It all begins with 5 to 7, a romantic comedy from director Victor Levin that hits theaters April 3rd.

 

5 to 7 is an old-school foreign kind of romantic comedy. Th…

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3 Reasons Why SXSW Film Festival Still Matters for Movies

 

 

SXSW Film Festival kicks off this weekend on Friday, March 13th with a lot of excitement and anticipation. Hosted in Austin, Texas during a prime time for spring break, it is always a great convergence of entrepeurnial synergy, eccentric local and global programming, and fun parties. What I love about this festival is how it…

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British Cinderella Doesn't Miss a Beat

 
Synopsis: When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella’s fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger. (c)Imdb

 

 

Leave it up to Kenneth Branagh to make some Disney magic. In Cinderella, Br…

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Treading Water: A Truly Delightful Fish Out Of Water Comedy.

 
Treading Water is a charming and romantic modern-day coming of age love story told through the eyes of a sensitive boy who is forced to face life with a rare condition that leaves him smelling like a fish. With his strange ailment, our young hero Mica (Douglas Smith) sadly grows to accept that he may never find happiness… until, as a yo…

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Audiences Will Check-In to The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

 

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL is the expansionist dream of Sonny (Dev Patel), and it’s making more claims on his time than he has available, considering his imminent marriage to the love of his life, Sunaina (Tina Desai). Sonny has his eye on a promising property now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the…

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February 18, 2015
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How is Russell Crowe’s directing? Check out the trailer for The Water Diviner

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Russell Crowe’s directorial debut, THE WATER DIVINER, is an epic adventure set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli during World War I. Australian farmer Joshua Connor…

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February 18, 2015
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Trailer: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  Now that The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is full up with its long-term residents, co-managers Muriel Donnelly (Maggie Smith) and Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel) have a dream of expansion,…

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February 18, 2015
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Trailer: The Intruders

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

  After the traumatic loss of her mother, a teenaged girl tries to uncover the dark secrets behind her new home, in spite of her father’s disbelief.   Source: eOne…

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February 18, 2015
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Trailer: Underdogs

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    From Academy Award® winning director Juan Campanella comes UNDERDOGS, an animated comedy with a little bit of magic and a whole lot of heart. Jake is a shy,…

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February 14, 2015
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Review: Fists 2 Fists 2: Weapon of Choice

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    Fist 2 Fist 2 is an ambitious all-around attempt for Jino Kang. The movie is not to be confused with a previous Jino Kang film named Fist 2…

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February 13, 2015
Genre: Drama | Romance 
Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson 
Writers: Kelly Marcel (screenplay), E.L. James (novel) 
Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle

Fifty Shades had potential but gave into audiences’ sexual desires

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.     Everyone has been anticipating Fifty Shades of Grey due to…

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February 13, 2015
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Trailer: Hot Pursuit

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    In HOT PURSUIT, an uptight and by-the-book cop (Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow (Vergara) of a drug boss as they race through Texas, pursued…

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February 13, 2015
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Teaser trailer: The Man From U.N.C.L.E

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. centers on CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin….

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February 12, 2015
Genre: Drama 
Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Writers: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Stars: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salée

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT: Marion Cotillard’s Outstanding Oscar Worthy Performance

— Posted by Kenny Miles

Sandra (Cotillard) has just been released from the hospital to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can hope to regain her…

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February 12, 2015
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DVD Review: Nightcrawler

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    Jake Gyllenhaal doesn’t take no for an answer in Nightcrawler. Currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD everywhere.   In one of his finest performances to date, Gyllenhaal,…

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February 11, 2015
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Trailer: Hitman: Agent 47

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    “HITMAN – AGENT 47″ centers on an elite assassin who was genetically engineered from conception to be the perfect killing machine, and is known only by the last…

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February 10, 2015
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Trailer: Jauja

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    Viggo Mortensen Movie HDCinema Guild is pleased to release the official trailer for JAUJA, directed by Lisandro Alonso, and starring Viggo Mortensen. JAUJA opens on 3/20 in New…

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February 10, 2015
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Dual Review: A Walk Among The Tombstones

— Posted by TmbStaff

    Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like…

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February 10, 2015
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Trailer: Unfinished Business

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    A hard-working small business owner (Vince Vaughn) and his two associates (Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco) travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But…

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February 10, 2015
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Spider-Man finally joins Marvel Cinematic Universe

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

The news is just breaking, and I just happened to stumble over the announcement myself, but Marvel is finally making the announcement half the world has been waiting for… well,…

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February 6, 2015
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DVD Review: The Drop

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and…

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February 6, 2015
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DVD Review: Get on Up

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Music icon James Brown’s rise to fame from his troubled past.     The master of funk has arrived. In Get On Up, available on DVD and Blu-ray…

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February 6, 2015
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Trailer: Gary Oldman and Tom Hardy reunite for “Child 44″

— Posted by The "Superior" Anthony

    A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov (TOM HARDY), who loses status,…

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