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Review: Their Finest

This was originally reviewed as part of our TIFF 2016 coverage.  PLOT: During the London Blitz, a young woman ( Gemma Arterton ) takes a job as a script writer for women’s dialogue in morale-boosting films. When an idea of hers gets turned into a massive technicolor production, she finds herself on location with a sexist screen-writer ( Sam Claflin ) and an...
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Review: The Girl With All the Gifts

PLOT: In a dystopian future where society has broken down following a viral outbreak that started a zombie plague, a young girl (Sennia Nanua) may hold the key to mankind’s ultimate salvation – or destruction. REVIEW: We’re quickly reaching a saturation point when it comes to movies about zombie outbreaks. With “The Walking Dead” on television,...
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Eva Green & Gemma Arterton will romance one another in Vita & Virginia

It’s been confirmed this morning that both the astonishingly talented actors Eva Green and Gemma Arterton will star together in VITA & VIRGINIA for Protagonist Pictures. Directed by Chayna Button, the film will explore the true life relationship and love affair concerning the literary icon Virginia Woolf and author Vita Sackville-West. Eileen Atkins will provide the...
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Glenn Close battles zombies in a new trailer for The Girl With All the Gifts

Why hello there, trailer for THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS, how you doin’? You know, it’s been awhile since I’ve enjoyed an honest-to-goodness zombie flick and hot damn if this film doesn’t look like it could be the diamond in the rough that I’ve been waiting for. Directed by Colm McCarthy and based on the novel of the same name by Mike Carey, who also wrote...
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Netflix and BBC's Watership Down miniseries gets an impressive voice cast

Netflix and BBC One are teaming up for a new animated miniseries based on the Richard Adams novel Watership Down , and they've lined up quite the voice cast for the project. The four-part series will star James McAvoy as Hazel, Nicholas Hoult as Fiver, Ben Kingsley as General Woundwort, John Boyega as Bigwig, Gemma Arterton (HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH...
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Byzantium

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at BYZANTIUM. THE STORY:  THE PLAYERS:...
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Cast This: Tomb Raider

It's that time again; we have another reboot with subsequent casting decisions on the way, thanks Hollywood! The TOMB RAIDER franchise is getting the treatment this time around, which has already spawned two movies based on the popular video game series starring Angelina Jolie . In all honestly, I never felt these movies knew how to handle the material, so after two missed...
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Ryan Reynolds murders for his pets in the first trailer for The Voices

You may have heard of writer-director Marjane Satrapi's film PERSEPOLIS, based on her autobiographical graphic novel. The animated film was nominated for several awards and seemed to herald Satrapi as a new voice in filmmaking. Her first live action film, THE VOICES, debuted at the Sundance Film Festival last year to mediocre reviews. Now, we have the first trailer for the film before it...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** I clearly and unequivocably declare myself a snob when it...
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Director Tommy Wirkola won't be back for Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 2

Tommy Wirkola may have completed the screenplay for a follow-up to his HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS, but he won't be directing the planned sequel. The DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD director recently told Fangoria he won't be back for HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS 2, and it appears sequel fatigue got to the filmmaker. I’ve just decided to not direct HANSEL...
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The screenplay for Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 2 is complete

After being delayed a full year, the $50 million budgeted HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS looked like it was going to be a massive flop. Critically panned, the English-language debut of DEAD SNOW director Tommy Wirkola went on to gross over $200 million worldwide and a sequel was greenlit by Paramount. Since then, we haven't heard much. Wirkola, whose DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS DEAD opens...
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Review: The Voices (Sundance 2014)

PLOT: Jerry ( Ryan Reynolds ) seems like a regular guy but he's hiding a secret. Every night when he goes home to his apartment, his dog and cat speak to him- literally- with his dog trying to keep the peace while his cat tells him to go out and kill. REVIEW: Just what we always needed: a serial killer comedy, complete with talking animals. Well, one certainly can't...
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