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What's Done Cannot Be Undone In The New 'Macbeth' Trailer

Now this is how you do Shakespeare. The trailer for Justin Kurzel’s Palme d’Or-nominated adaptation of The Scottish Play doesn’t pull any punches, throwing viewers straight into the action in the Highlands. 176 more words


Robert Downey Jr.'s New Film 'Chasing Phil' Isn't About The SHIELD Agent

If you follow the trades, then you probably already know that Robert Downey Jr. and his producing partner (and wife) Susan Downey will produce a white collar crime drama for Warner Bros. 269 more words


Review of Birdman (2014)

Birdman, or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a 2014 dark dramedy directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and written by Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., and Armando Bo. 581 more words

Should I Watch Forrest Gump?

Forrest Gump is easily one of the most quotable films of all time, and its position at No. 13 on the IMDB Top 250 is not to be overlooked. 416 more words


Oscar Pandering and the Inevitable Winners

I’ll be honest; I have not seen every Best Picture Nominee just yet. Both Boyhood and Selma have eluded me. Whether it is before or after the ceremony, I will view them and maybe those viewings will have an impact on what I am going to say. 1,055 more words



Wild (2014)
Director: Jean-Marc Vallee
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern
Run time: 115 mins
Rating: ***
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A woman walks 1,100 miles to rediscover herself after a recent tragedy turned her life astray. 201 more words


Unbroken (2014)
Director: Angelina Jolie

Starring: Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Neeson, Miyavi
Run time: 137 mins
Rating: **½
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Louis Zamperini’s World War II service involves a plane crash, 47 days afloat on a raft, and months of torture in a Japanese prison camp. 241 more words