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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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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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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August 5, 2015
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“The End of the Tour”

— Posted by Jules Neuman

Genre: Drama Directed By: James Ponsoldt Starring: Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, Anna Chlumsky, Joan Cusack, Mickey Summer, Mamie Gummer, Ron Livingston Written By: Donald Margulies   Official Synopsis: THE END OF…

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August 3, 2015
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Deadpool Official Teaser Part 1

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

  Tomorrow’s teaser trailer, better  be everything. I was not at San Diego Comic Con, so I did not get to see the Deadpool trailer. I have been waiting far…

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August 3, 2015
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Director James Ponsoldt on ‘The End of the Tour’ and Jason Segel’s Breakthrough Role as David Foster Wallace

— Posted by Paula Schwartz

  Director James Ponsoldt’s new film “The End of the Tour” chronicles five days in 1996 when David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) interviewed famed “Infinite Jest” novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason…

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August 3, 2015
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Spotlight Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Guys, guys, guys … did you see this? Let me tell you what I saw. I saw a lot of priests, bishops, and cardinals taking an early vacation. I almost…

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July 31, 2015
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Mission Impossible Franchise Goes To New Extremes

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the…

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July 30, 2015
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The 33 Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

This movie looks powerful and almost gave me goosebumps. I remember hearing this story on the news, but was not too interested because it was not happening in America. I…

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July 29, 2015
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The Night Before Official Red Band Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I am going to inform you upfront. This was my face throughout the whole trailer.  I do not know why, but the jokes just fell short for me. Then, I…

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July 29, 2015
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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I woke up this morning feeling like crap. So I proceeded to do what I normally do to feel better. I pants my son, then checked to see if any…

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July 29, 2015
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New Batman V Superman Pictures

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Some new Batman V Superman pictures have dropped, and I wanted to share my two-cents about them.   The first one is already the one we have seen, but it…

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July 24, 2015
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Gyllenhaal Delivers A Knockout Oscar Punch

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: After champion boxer Billy Hope’s life falls apart he enlists a trainer to get him back to the top and retain custody of his daughter.      If…

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July 24, 2015
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Pixels Proves Adam Sandler’s Career is “Game Over”

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.     Adam…

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July 23, 2015
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Director: Sean Baker
 
Writers: Sean Baker, Chris Bergoch
 
Stars: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian

Tangerine: iPhone Shot Narrative About Transgender Prostitutes Is the Future of Filmmaking

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Synopsis: A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart. (C) Magnolia     The synopsis of Tangerine needs more explaining…

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July 22, 2015
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Spectre Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I love you guys, so I am not going to lie to you. I have never been a James Bones fan. There you go, the truth. Do not get me…

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July 22, 2015
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The Good Dinosaur Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Pixar is determined to make every other animated kid’s movie look like shit. I was worried, when they pushed the film back. I thought the Good Dinosaur was going to…

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July 19, 2015
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Umberto Celisano Talks About Playing Al Capone

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  I had a chance to speak to up-and-coming actor Umberto Celisano about his current role on the AMC series The Making of the Mob, where he plays legendary gangster…

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