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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: E.T., Ghostbusters, The Wicker Man

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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Room's Lenny Abrahamson to direct World War I tale The Grand Escape

THR is reporting that ROOM and FRANK director Lenny Abrahamson is attached to helm an adaption of the upcoming Neal Bascomb novel The Grand Escape . This will likely be Abrahamson's next movie, but Bascomb hasn't finished the book yet and the project currently doesn't have a writer, so it could be a while before it heads into production. According to the site,...
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Review: Room

  ROOM was previously reviewed as part of our TIFF 2015 coverage. PLOT: A young woman ( Brie Larson ) and her five year-old-son (Jacob Tremblay) are released into the world after years in captivity. REVIEW: ROOM is quite the experience and often not a very pleasant one. With a story that's truly ripped from the headlines (there have been a number of tragic...
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Nicholas Sparks' The Notebook to be retold as a television series on The CW

If you thought it would be tough to sit through another date night rewatching THE NOTEBOOK with your significant other, how about twelve times the time commitment? Entertainment Weekly has learned that The CW is developing a remake of the Nicholas Sparks novel turned seminal romantic film. The series, if greenlit, will be written by Todd Graff and produced by Sparks himself. There...
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Brie Larson plays a mother in total confinement in the trailer for Room

ROOM tells the story of Jack, a spirited 5 year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted Ma ( Brie Larson ). Like any good mother, Ma dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love and doing typical things like playing games and telling stories. Their life, however, is anything but typical — they are trapped — confined to a...
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Matt Damon confirms return to Bourne franchise for a 2016 release

We've had a lot of back and forth on Matt Damon returning to the Bourne franchise since his supposed last outing in 2007's THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM and now we've got official word from the man himself. Yesterday, while celebrating their recent Project Greenlight venture, both Damon and Ben Affleck talked to E! Online and let slip that Jason Bourne would be returning to the...
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Jeremy Renner talks Matt Damon's return to Bourne and a possible crossover

A few weeks ago we learned that Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass are reuniting for another Bourne movie; and when the confetti cleared many wondered what would come of the other Bourne franchise starring Jeremy Renner as Aaron Cross. Now Renner has opened up on what he thinks about Damon’s return and what might happen with the franchise. It’s important to note that the...
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Review: A Good Marriage

PLOT: Darcy ( Joan Allen ) has it all: three grown, successful kids, and an adoring husband ( Anthony LaPaglia ). When hubby's away on a business trip, Darcy makes a shocking discovery: her husband is actually a notorious serial killer, who's killed twelve women over the last few decades. REVIEW: A curious thing happened the other week, in that on a press release sent out...
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Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass reuniting for another Bourne movie!

Well this is surprisingly awesome news! We have reports that Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass are in talks to return for their third Bourne movie, which would place fifth in the series. Now there could be some interesting behind-the-scenes drama here as the film would take the summer 2016 release date that was already given to THE BOURNE LEGACY sequel set to be directed by Justin...
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Why I Love Movies - Chapter XVI

Why do I love movies? Well, that is a loaded question. How much time do you have? I could go into a long-winded diatribe about the art of film-making or the magic of the movies, but all of that has been said countless times before. Not every movie is a masterpiece, but every film has touched me in one way or another. Every other week, we will look at a handful of reasons why movies...
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Trailer & poster for Stephen King's A Good Marriage starring Joan Allen

One of Stephen King 's lesser-known stories is getting the big screen treatment, and the first trailer and poster for it have landed online. A GOOD MARRIAGE is based on King's novella of the same name from his Full Dark, No Stars collection, and Peter Askin (COMPANY MAN) directed the thriller based on a script from Stephen King himself. The upcoming film stars Joan Allen (THE...
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The Good, the Bad and the Badass: James Garner

Last week, we took a look at the career of veteran character actor Morgan Freeman . This week, we turn our attention to another universally beloved actor, who sadly passed away just a few days ago… James Garner It’s always sad when we use this column to pay tribute to someone who recently passed away, but considering that James Garner...
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