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    Ben Kingsley Takes Over Ryan Reynolds' Body in Trailer for 'Selfless'
    What's the major knock against director Tarsem? Mainly that his films are all flash but there's little going on beneath the surface. I would argue there's considerable depth to his first two features,The CellandThe Fall, whileMirror...
  • Niki Caro brings her love of lowriders to the authenticity of ‘McFarland, USA’
    Niki Caro brings her love of lowriders to the authenticity of ‘McFarland, USA’
    When it came time to tell the story of “McFarland, USA”, New Zealander Niki Caro immersed herself in the culture and community of McFarland, California. Initially inspired by the story of former McFarland cross-country coach Jim White...
  • The Monuments Men
    Movie review: The Monuments Men
    Based on a true story a World War II platoon is assigned by FDR the task of recovering stolen art from Nazi thieves. Traveling behind enemy lines the men must locate and return stolen art to the rightful owners, all while evading capture.George...
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    The Academy Considers Return to Five Best Picture Oscar Nominees
    Here's something to ponder: Which of this year's Best Picture nominees tarnished the prestige of the category? And was that the reason why millions didn't bother to tune into the awards telecast? A "significant faction"...
  • 'The Devil Wears Prada' is quite good
    'The Devil Wears Prada' is quite good
    The reporting around the Academy Awards is as often about the ensembles worn by the attendees as it is about the movies themselves. Fashion can be very serious business. Meryl Streep, an actress frequently seen on the red carpet, and who has...
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    March Madness: Les Yeux sans Visage (Eyes without a Face) (1960)
    Basketball? No thank you. I much prefer that my March by filled with mad doctors, scientists, and their awful (awesome?) creations.As we focus on mad doctors and scientists, there often seems to be no reason for their insanity other than their...
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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Edward Snowden in First Image from Oliver Stone's Biopic
    It has been awhile since Oliver Stone has been taken seriously enough as a director that one of his films has been an Oscar contender. Movies likeWall Street 2,SavagesandW.certainly weren't going to help his cause in that regard, but...
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    Temporal Anomalies index 2013
    As explained previously in Temporal Anomalies Classics, the useful and oft-linked index to the years of Examiner articles was lost; although it has been restored, the process of reproducing those articles for backup seems advisable. This is the...
  • Jennifer Lawrence
    Steven Spielberg Finally Reverses Gender in a War Film with Jennifer Lawrence
    There isn’t any denying Steven Spielberg reinvented the war film for movies and cable over the last 20 years. Not only did he bring a new angle to the Holocaust with Schindler’s List in 1994, he brought realism to the depiction of...
  • 'Girl Meets World' airs Fridays at 8:30|7:30C on Disney Channel.
    Girl Meets World Season Finale Details
    The season finale of the Disney Channel hit series Girl Meets World is set to air Friday, March 27 at 8:30|7:30C. The episode will center around the first date between classmates Riley Matthews and Lucas Friar.Entitled 'Girl Meets First Date&...
  • Spocking fives
    Star Trek's Spock is Boldly Circulating at Warp Speed in the Form of a Fiver
    Canada is taking the phrase "Live Long & Prosper" to quite literal levels by immortalizing Star Trek’s Spock, on their currency. The face of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Canada’s seventh Prime Minister dons the five-dollar bill ...
  • The Lazarus Effect
    The Lazarus Effect will kill you for sure
    The Lazarus Effect: Rated ”PG-13“ (83 minutes)Starring: Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Sarah Bolger, Evan Peters, Donald GloverDirected by: David GelbA group of scientists are attempting to find a way to “extend” life in order...
  • Major theater chains say no to screening Netflix's new movie
    Major theater chains say no to screening Netflix's new movie
    It looks like major theater chains are taking their own stand against digital streaming. According to the March 3 reports from both Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, AMC, Regal, Cinemark, and Carmike aren't planning to show the movie "...
  • Seinfeld actor dead
    Seinfeld, Malcolm actor dies after long illness
    Daniel von Bargen, 64, died on March 1, 2015 after a long illness. This was first announced on Tuesday March 3.Mr. von Bargen was a diabetic and had a leg amputated, which ended his career in 2009. In 2012 he attempted suicide by shooting himself...
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    'John Wick' is No. 1 in movie digital sales/rentals; 'Gone Girl' is No. 2
    "John Wick" remained at No. 1 for movie digital sales and rentals from Feb. 9 to Feb. 15, 2015, according to Rentrak. The list includes Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and Electronic Sell-Through (EST), for both Standard-Definition and...