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Awfully Good: Dreamcatcher

Originally I chose this movie to coincide with the release of the extraterrestrial drama ARRIVAL, but after the U.S. election last night, a column about sentient shit-weasels also seems appropriate today. Dreamcatcher (2003) Director: Lawrence Kasdan Stars: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee A group of four psychic friends go camping in...
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: The Ghost and the Darkness

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 THE GHOST AND THE DARKNESS. THE STORY: A British military...
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Cast This: Annie Wilkes

The casting of one of my favorite on-screen villains and performances isn’t’ going to be easy. I don’t believe this movie is even up for a remake at the moment, but you know how it goes, it’s going to happen eventually. I was watching MISERY the other night for the hundredth time and realized that Annie Wilkes still scares the shit out of me. I got to thinking of...
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JoBlo Movie Trivia Quiz: The Princess Bride

Welcome to JoBlo's Inconceivable Movie Trivia Quizzes! Full of monsters, miracles, fighting and true love, Rob Reiner 's THE PRINCESS BRIDE has a little something for everyone to enjoy. THE PRINCESS BRIDE is more popular today than it ever was, thanks in part to the incredibly quotable lines from Cary Elwes , Robin Wright , Mandy Patinkin , Chris Sarandon , Billy Crystal ,...
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The Movie Drinking Game - The Princess Bride

Sit down and grab a drink...just make sure it's not the one with poison in it. Relive the adventure, excitement, and drunken fun of Rob Reiner 's THE PRINCESS BRIDE in this month's Movie Drinking Game. Beer, wine, hard liquor...it's all on the table, so drink as you wish. It's inconceivable that you couldn't find a way to get blasted with this one! Hello....
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Cool Videos: The Princess Bride/Game of Thrones mashup you've always wanted

Much like young Fred Savage I was exposed to THE PRINCESS BRIDE at an early age. It was like nothing I’d ever seen at the time and I quickly wore out my family’s VHS copy. The rodents of unusual size (ROUS’s) terrified me, Fezzik became my favourite character, and I would frequently end conversations with a screechy “inconceivable!”. I can only imagine...
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Review: Wild Card

PLOT: Nick Wild ( Jason Statham ) is a freelance Las Vegas bodyguard who dreams of retiring to Venice a dream that is hampered by the fact that hes a gambling addict and tends to burn through whatever meager funds he earns at the dingiest casinos in town. When a call girl friend of his is brutalized by a well-connected thug ( Milo Ventimiglia ), Nick risks his neck to help...
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The U.S. trailer for Wild Card has Jason Statham in over his head

In a new film from Simon West (THE EXPENDABLES 2, THE MECHANIC), Jason Statham plays Nick Wild, a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a gambling problem. When a friend of his is beaten by a sadistic thug, he seeks revenge, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. As you can imagine, nothing good ever comes from messing with the mob boss'...
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Jason Statham busts some heads in this international trailer for Wild Card

If you're looking for Jason Statham to return to a lead role that gives him a little more meat to chew on than THE EXPENDABLES 3, then might I direct your attention to the Lionsgate film WILD CARD. Directed by Simon West (THE EXPENDABLES 2, THE MECHANIC), and scripted by the infamous William Goldman (MARATHON MAN, THE PRINCESS BRIDE), WILD CARD finds Jason Statham in over...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Dreamcatcher

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**** Stephen King has been a name synonymous with horror...
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James Garner has passed away at age 86

James Garner, acclaimed actor of both TV and film, passed away on Saturday from natural causes at age 86. Born James Scott Bumgarner, he dropped out of high school at age 16 to join the United States Merchant Marines, eventually going on to receive 2 Purple Hearts during the Korean War. His first acting opportunity came in the form of a non-speaking role in the Broadway stage play...
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Conceivable! Disney is bringing The Princess Bride to the stage

Like many of you, THE PRINCESS BRIDE was very important in my household. My Mom introduced me to it, and everything that I love about everything is in that film. It's been 26 years since the original release and thankfully there's been no remake or attempt at any sort of sequel. It seems the closest that we will get to a revival of THE PRINCESS BRIDE is a stage show. Disney...
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