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Archive for January, 2013

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: First Look

— by CHERRY BELL — With 11 months left until “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is released nationwide in theaters and IMAX, Entertainment Weekly has decided to whet the fanbase’s appetite with a few exclusive stills. On the cover of the issue released today are Jennifer[...]

Argo Tops 2012 OFCS Award Winners

— by BEV QUESTAD — The 2012 Online Film Critics Society Awards have been announced and “Argo” heads the honors winning Best Picture. While also nominated, “Zero Dark Thirty” has proven contentious in its depiction of torture. While every American should see it, the politically sa[...]

Stories We Tell wins Canadian Film Award

Sarah Polley has received the Rogers Best Canadian Film Award from the Toronto Film Critics Association for her National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentary “Stories We Tell.” Produced by Anita Lee, this inspired, genre-twisting film playfully excavates layers of myth and memory to find[...]

Dark Skies: Official Trailer No. 1

— by CHERRY BELL — Best known for her role on the hit television series “Felicity,” Keri Russell is not only once again returning to the small screen in the upcoming 2013 TV show, “The Americans,” but also will be starring in the science fiction horror film “Dark Skies” from [...]

Jerry Seinfeld’s Web Series Set to Return

“Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” the popular web series starring Jerry Seinfeld, will return with 24 new episodes exclusively on Crackle and comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com. New episodes are set to start production shortly and to begin airing later in the spring. The original 10 episodes of [...]

Multiple Videos from Movie 43

— by CHERRY BELL — What is “Movie 43”? “Movie 43” features 12 different storylines, each one done by a different director — including Peter Farrelly, Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Patrik Forsberg, James Gunn, Bob Oden[...]

Four Clips from Lincoln

— by BEV QUESTAD — Despite the incredible talents of Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln and Tommy Lee Jones as Thaddeus Stevens, “Lincoln” would not keep the attention of high schoolers, even if being tested. A historical dramatization of the last four months of Lincoln’s presidency, the [...]

Review: Hyde Park on Hudson

— by BEV QUESTAD — This film does little more than caricature a past great president with innuendo, weakness and blatant misrepresentation. We have to wonder if there wasn’t some Tea Party backing. “Hyde Park on Hudson” has two major problems that will cast it into archival obscuri[...]