The Mend Is A Blend Of Confusion And Emptiness

 
Synopsis:A comic drama about rage, doubt, lust, madness, and other brotherly hand-me-downs.
 

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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 a…

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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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July 17, 2015
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Joy Official Teaser Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

WTF! Is this another Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper movie? This is the fourth collaboration in two years. Even  I’m becoming sick and tired of seeing them together, but I…

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July 17, 2015
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Director: Judd Apatow

Writer: Amy Schumer

Stars: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson

Trainwreck Paves the Way for Amy Schumer to be a Star

— Posted by Ryan

  Synopsis: Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.     There have been…

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July 16, 2015
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Do I Sound Gay? Explores, Confronts Male Vocal Stereotypes

— Posted by Kenny Miles

After a breakup with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe went on a journey of self-discovery and curiosity regarding his voice and why some men, mostly gay, have effeminate voices. In…

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July 16, 2015
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Ant-Man Stands Tall In The Marvel Universe

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor,…

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July 16, 2015
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Sister Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I do not know why, but I really like this trailer. We seen this story 2.3 billion times, and yet I still laugh. I do not know if it is…

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July 15, 2015
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Comic Con 2015 Trailer Highlights

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Comic-con was eventful as ever, even with the absence of Marvel, this year. This is just a quick run down of the trailers stood out to me:   1. Batman…

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July 12, 2015
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Woody Allen’s Irrational Man Open in the UK This Fall

— Posted by Jules Neuman

  Woody Allen is back with his fiftieth film (yes, TV films count), Irrational Man. It is opening in the UK, September 11th, 2015.   Irrational Man is about a…

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July 10, 2015
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Casino’s, and Scorsese’s Casino: A Thing of the Past

— Posted by Bud Boomer

Martin Scorsese’s Casino isn’t just a longer version of Goodfellas. Casino shows the gangster out of his comfort zone, forcing the “family” to go beyond its tight metropolitan boundaries. A…

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July 10, 2015
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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Official Teaser Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I rarely say this, but … I think it is time for a reboot guys. Do not get me wrong, I love the first Chipmunks’ movie. Dave was perfect. The…

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July 10, 2015
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The Finest Hours Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

The Finest Hours is another  “based on true events” film. Basically, it is a love story meshed with a rescue mission. But, you know what? The trailer looks pretty epic….

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July 9, 2015
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AMY: Reflective Winehouse Doc Honors Troubled Musician Beyond Headlines

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Despite just two albums to her name Amy Winehouse is one of the biggest music icons in British history. With a voice oft described as a combination of Billy…

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July 9, 2015
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Cartel Land: Gripping, Important Mexican Cartel Doc Transports Viewers

— Posted by Kenny Miles

With unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a riveting, on-the-ground look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In the…

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July 9, 2015
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Disappearance Of Children Leads to Despair In Strangerland

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    Synopsis: Missing teens send the rural Australian town on a look-out, while the parents lives begin to fall apart.      Stranger things have happened in movies than…

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July 9, 2015
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Goosebumps Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I love Goosebumps, it was huge part of my childhood. One because I use to watch the television show right after school. Two Goosebumps was the only book I could…

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July 6, 2015
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Mindless Plot That Will Make You Feel Real Sorrow

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis: A young woman escapes a couple from a killer couple.      Where do I start with this movie? Who is to blame for this mess? How does…

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July 6, 2015
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Terminator Genisys Review

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

 Director: Alan Taylor Writers: Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clark, Emilia Clarke, J.K Simmons Synopsis: John Connor sends Kyle Reese back in…

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July 3, 2015
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Steve Jobs Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Got damn, Steve Jobs was a dick. I have never met  Mr. Jobs. But, I am just basing my opinion on what the trailer has shown me. And, what I…

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July 3, 2015
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Creed Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I am a huge fan of the Rocky franchise. If you ask me, they are the best sports films of all time. So, you can only imagine my excitement when…

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