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Review: Wiener-Dog

PLOT : An adorable dachshund goes from owner to owner. On her journey, she finds that each family she encounters is dealing with their complicated lives impacted by their new pet. REVIEW : If you are walking into a Todd Solondz movie, don’t expect to have a ton of sweet-natured and heartfelt movie moments. Ever since WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE, the indie filmmaker...
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Bug

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 BUG. Unless the bugs are looking at us... l istening to...
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Colin Hanks, Johnny Knoxville, Alex Pettyfer & others join Elvis & Nixon

A bunch of actors have been added to the cast for Liza Johnson 's ELVIS & NIXON . THR has learned Colin Hanks , Johnny Knoxville , Alex Pettyfer (MAGIC MIKE), Tracy Letts ( Homeland ) and Sky Ferreira (THE GREEN INFERNO) have joined the film, and they'll star alongside Kevin Spacey (as Richard Nixon), Michael Shannon (as Elvis Presley) and Evan...
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The Good, The Bad and the Badass: Meryl Streep

Last week we took a look at the incredible career of master director Martin Scorsese , easily one of the greatest filmmakers that's ever lived. This week's subject is another icon whose career in front of the camera has spanned over thirty-six years and resulted in a whole slew of award wins. Meryl Streep When it comes to listing the most consistent and...
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Review: August: Osage County

PLOT: After their family patriarch goes missing, the estranged Weston family reunites at the home of matriarch Violet ( Meryl Streep )- a cantankerous woman with an acid tongue. Her daughters, Barbara ( Julia Roberts ), Karen ( Juliette Lewis ) and Ivy ( Julianne Nicholson ) all return home with their significant others, for a reunion chalk-full of painful revelations. REVIEW:...
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Check out the massively talented cast populating the trailer for potential Oscar front-runner August: Osage County

Playwright Tracy Letts is one hell of a talent. Three of his plays have been made into movies, two of which were favorites of many fans of this site. First was the William Friedkin directed BUG starring Michael Shannon and Ashley Judd and then there was last year's controversial Matthew McConaughey starring KILLER JOE, also directed by Friedkin. Next up is AUGUST: OSAGE...
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Blu-ray/DVD release date and disc details: The Expendables 2, The Bourne Legacy, and Killer Joe

As I mention in the newly-born Amazing Amazon Deals column, deciding what to pay for always gets tricky because there's just so many damn different things going on at once.  Movies are releasing in theaters, movies are releasing on the internet, movies are releasing on Blu-ray/DVD... it can be a bit maddening.  And what with the Holiday Season coming up, some of those stockings are...
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Nicolas Cage to team up with director William Friedkin for action/thriller I Am Wrath

Nicolas Cage is fighting hard to get his groove back, which unfortunately means that he's starring in just about everything these days.  Certainly his financial woes play some role in that, but at least he's teaming with some of his more successful cohorts of the past (CON AIR and STOLEN 's Simon West, for one) and is now primed to star in famed director William Friedkin's next pic, I AM...
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