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The Kill Counter: Inglourious Basterds (video)

Ever wondered how many people lose their lives in any particular movie, be it action, horror, sci-fi, or even comedy? Well, we've got you covered with The Kill Counter, our new series takes out all the guesswork and counts down every death on (and sometimes off) screen. Break out your calculator and try to keep up! For the latest episode we tackle Quentin Tarantino 's 2009 war flick...
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Quentin Tarantino is talking about his retirement again

Quentin Tarantino is really serious about this retirement business, isn't he? It would appear that every time he gets a chance to speak, he wants to make sure everyone knows that, after he registers 10 films to his credit, he's hanging it up to go do something else - novels, plays, angry Reddit threads about ruined childhoods, something. He reiterated that very same point...
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Why It Works: Inglourious Basterds

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** Quentin Tarantino 's THE HATEFUL EIGHT hits theaters on Christmas Day, and early reports suggest we'll be getting the celebrated, unsettling, and polarizing film we'd...
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Netflix Line-Up: Inglorious Basterds and The Boxtrolls arrive in May

It's that time again when we reveal what Netflix is adding to their roster for the month of May, as well as what they're letting go. If you missed what came out during April, you can check out that list here . There's no question that Marvel's Daredevil series has won over fans and non-fans alike with some of the best filmmaking seen in a comic book show. So much so...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Rod Taylor

Last week , we took a look at the career of Joaquin Phoenix , an actor who's likely in the very prime of his career. This week, we switch gears to examine the life of an actor who never really received his due, even though at his peak he was maybe one role away from becoming a megastar. Rod Taylor   Given the non-stop barrage of tragic news this...
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Christoph Waltz to receive star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

In today's feel-good news, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honor two-time Oscar winning actor Christoph Waltz with the 2,536th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, December 1st, at 11:30 a.m PST. The star will be unveiled in front of the Musso & Frank Grill at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard. Quentin Tarantino will serve as a guest speaker, helping Leron Gubler,...
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Columbo movie starring Mark Ruffalo? Shut up and take my money!

Well, this just made my day. Recently screenwriter Gary Whitta (THE BOOK OF ELI, Gareth Edwards ' upcoming STAR WARS spinoff) has been talking about what a big screen version of the mystery television series Columbo might look like on his Twitter, and he thinks Mark Ruffalo would be excellent as the cigar chomping Lt. Columbo. Look at this man, how is this NOT the...
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G.I. Joe director Jon Chu could helm Now You See Me 2

It was just last week that I finally got around to watching NOW YOU SEE ME ; the movie that went on to surprise many with its box office take ($351 million worldwide) is getting the sequel treatment and the wheels are now in motion. Reports suggest that G.I. JOE: RETALIATION ‘s Jon Chu is now the frontrunner to direct NOW YOU SEE ME 2 after the first film's director,...
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Review: Enemy

Read Chris Bumbray's TIFF 2013 review here PLOT : While watching a movie recommended by a co-worker, a history professor discovers an actor identical to himself. Fascinated by the man in the film, he tracks him down only to complicate the lives of the stranger, himself and the women they love. REVIEW : What happens when you have two Jake Gyllenhaal’s in one movie? If...
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Trippy red-band teaser and new featurette for Enemy with Jake Gyllenhaal

Director Denis Villeneuve made a splash last year with PRISONERS, starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal and wasted no time with his follow-up film, ENEMY, which actually debuted along with PRISONERS at TIFF. Villeneuve reunites with Gyllenhaal for the pic, which is a suspense thriller that takes on the classic Doppelganger theme. Co-starring Melanie Laurent (INGLORIOUS...
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First trailer and poster for the new thriller Enemy with Jake Gyllenhaal

Get ready for some doppelganger thrills! Jake Gyllenhaal reteams with his PRISONERS director, Denis Villeneuve , in the thriller ENEMY, which screened at TIFF last year ( our review here ). Gyllenhaal plays a man who "seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie" with some seemingly disasterous effects. The trailer is well chopped and oozes a dark,...
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Double the Gyllenhaal in this teaser clip and poster for Denis Villeneuve's Enemy

While Jake Gyllenhaal 's work with director Denis Villeneuve may first be reaching audiences in America with PRISONERS today, their next collaboration is coming soon and we now have a look at the poster and teaser for that film, ENEMY. Our very own Chris Bumbray reviewed the film and called it a mindf*ck in the tradition of David Lynch and David Cronenberg . That is enough...
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