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Far From the Madding Crowd: Hardy Hits the Big Screen Again

Drama, Movies - 2 years ago by admin

Thomas Vinterberg brings on the fourth cinematic adaption of Thomas Hardy’s “Far from the Madding Crowd” to the big screen. The first adaptation of the 1874 novel was brought to the screen in 1915 as a silent movie, with the second version being released in 1967. Thomas Hardy’s novel brought read more

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Little Boy – WWII Fable Gone Horribly Wrong

Independent, Movies - 2 years ago by Chris

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), you know the organization which hands out the Oscars, loves movies with World War II as a backdrop that have an uplifting story. Little Boy does seem to be an attempt to appeal to the Academy but the April release date read more

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Adult Beginners – Good for a One-Time Watch

Comedy, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Comedy Central’s Nick Kroll is a funny guy, no doubt about that. But his performances, on The League especially, are driven by a well-written and developed character. This is the main drawback of Kroll’s new indie flick, Adult Beginners. As the title suggests, Kroll plays a 40-something man-boy who is read more

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True Story – Franco and Hill Get Serious (or Do They?)

Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

James Franco and true stories (Hollywood true, that is) have had a hard time as of late, what with The Interview almost bringing the US and North Korea to war. This time around, 20 The film’s premise is interesting, with Hill playing a New York Times reporter and Franco a convict, read more

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Unfriended – Horror Goes Tech-Savvy

Horror, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Horror movies have it rough when it comes to the premise. There are only so many situations where a person would genuinely feel scared and 99% of them have been captured on celluloid in one way or the other. The Unfriended movie is a surprisingly fresh take on the genre, read more

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Ex Machina – The Movie Preview

Movies, Sci-fi - 3 years ago by Chris

In a time where superhero movies fall into the Sci-fi genre, coming across a good science fiction movie is a rare treat. Looper is the most recent example that comes to mind but now there’s one more name on the list: Ex Machina. In a break from the usual action-filled read more

Merchants of Doubt (Global Warming the Impending Doom)

Documentary, Movies - 3 years ago by Chris

Documentaries on global warming have been done before. This is the first time Robert Kenner who directed Food, Inc. attempted to showcase the evidence supporting the dangers of climate change. He attempts to provide a negative point of view on corporations and their elaborate lies justifying their cause. This movie read more