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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Uma Thurman!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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Face-Off: Hugh Jackman vs. Russell Crowe

Last week , our Face-Off showcased director Luc Besson’s two best movies going head-to-head as LA FEMME NIKITA battled LEON: THE PROFESSIONAL . You guys all weighed in and decided that Jean Reno playing a “cleaner” in 1994 was a little better than Jean Reno playing a “cleaner” in 1990. With the release of PRISONERS this week, I decided to pit its star, Hugh Jackman, against...
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Cool Videos: Les Miserables gets a musical Honest Trailer

With LES MISERABLES hitting Blu-ray this week, it seems to be the perfect time for a brand new Honest Trailer. This also marks a momentous occasion for the series of web videos as this is the first completely musical Honest Trailer! Witness every single bit of narration sung, even when they don't have to be! I saw LES MISERABLES when it first opened and it is a very good movie with...
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: The Hobbit, Zero Dark Thirty, Les Miserables ...

This week: Back to Middle Earth with The Hobbit, Oscar runners-up Les Miserables and Zero Dark Thirty, and the painful hilarity of This is 40. ► There was pretty much zero chance THE HOBBIT could ever live up to the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, for the simple fact the source material isn’t anywhere near...
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Cool Videos: Conan O'Brien spoofs Oscar Nominees

Conan O'Brien has always been one of my favorite comedians. When I was a kid I'd set the VCR (yes I'm old) to record his late night show since I wasn't allowed to stay up that late. Of course the VCR would turn on and wake my Mom up, who had no clue how to operate the device. "I don't even know how to work the damn thing and you have it turning off and on in the middle of the night...
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One director gets brutally honest with his Oscar ballot

Year after year, the fate of Hollywood's best hinges on the votes from the Academy. As each of those industry professionals are deciding on who will win in each category, one has to wonder what they actually think of the nominees. Well it seems that a reporter on the THR staff was called over to the office of a director to listen as he openly discussed how to fill out his ballot for...
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Soundtracks, Soundtracks, Soundtracks: Les Misérables

There are many things that make a movie what it is. It all starts with a story (according to what every How-To book on screenwriting tells us), there is the director and his crew, there are the actors, who bust their asses to bring a vision to life. Then comes the wonderful world of post-production. What is one result of that? The music. Soundtracks enhance the movie going experience....
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Honest Movie Posters for 2013 Oscar Contenders; Argo! Django!, Zero Dark Thirty!, Lincoln!

The folks over at CollegeHumor.com have come up with some really great "honest" movie posters for this years Oscar contenders, covering all the bases, stereotypes, and true-to-form realities of the various films all vying for golden statues this year.  Everything from ARGO, LINCOLN, ZERO DARK THIRTY, BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, AMOUR, LES MISERABLES, DJANGO UNCHAINED, LIFE OF PI,...
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The full list of Golden Globe winners! Affleck! Tarantino! Waltz! Costner!

The 2013 Golden Globes has come to a close with some great surprises and expected wins.  Overall, it was a well-structured show, with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler delivering just enough fun and zip to keep the festivities moving along.  Some notable appearances, especially by Jodie Foster, who received the Cecil B. DeMille award, giving a moving and personal speech, and...
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Top 10 Movie Trailers of 2012

Movie Trailers: Teasers, Theatrical, TV Spots, International, Domestic, Featurettes - they are a preview of what's coming next to our local movie screens. We look at them with anticipation, joy, and horror as we play them over and over scrutinizing each frame and proclaiming our love or hate for what it represents. Everyone has an opinion on what makes a good movie trailer and I'm sure my list...
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What Will you Be Watching This Weekend? Django Unchained, Les Miserables, The Well-Digger's Daughter, The Words and Football!

Finally! The work week is over and you’ll have some free time to relax, crack a cold one, pop that corn and nuke some ‘chos all in the noble pursuit of cinematic entertainment! Every Friday we'd like to hear what everyone will be watching over the weekend, whether it be on TV, DVD and Blu-ray or in theaters. So let us know what's on your movie agenda this weekend! Here's...
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Top 10 Movies of 2012 (JimmyO)

Earlier this year while putting together my list for best films of the summer, I mistakenly said that this had not been a great year. In hindsight, 2012 was a pretty damn terrific one. The past twelve months have offered so many great films that it was difficult to narrow it down to ten of my favorites. Even still, I missed out on LOOPER, THE MASTER and DJANGO UNCHAINED, which may have changed...
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