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Under Review: ‘Inception’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Sometimes I wish I could just worm my way into certain people’s minds. Oh the mayhem that I would cause. Hell, I can see myself becoming either really rich, extremely acclaimed, or immensely hated – oh wait, I can’t be the last one as I’m already consider[...]

The ‘Inception’ of 2010’s Summer Blockbuster Season

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — What a pathetic summer blockbuster season this has been — the long-awaited sequel to “Iron Man” failed horribly on all fronts, the Ridley Scott “epic” “Robin Hood” turned out to be quite lackluster, and the Jerry Bruckheimer produced “Prince o[...]

Under Review: ‘Harry Brown’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I have been called many things. One example is sarcastic but many people also call me a cynic. I don’t see where this inference comes from. I just see things as they are. But something I am quite pessimistic about are the social problems spreading like fore[...]

The Top 5 Most Intriguing Films of 2010

— by CAM SMITH — In perusing this list, you might find your blood-pressure rising an iota, your mind heatedly asking “Where’s ‘Iron Man 2,’ ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1’ or ‘Free Willy 4: Escape from Pirate Cove’?!! How could they possibly be excluded?[...]

The worst Oscar winners of the Past 25 Years

— by JASON EAKEN — Why the past 25 years? Two reasons. First, before about 1985, any major controversial or undeserved Oscar moments worth knowing are widely known. Does anyone NOT know that at the 1942 ceremony “Citizen Kane” was unbelievably overlooked by the Oscars, except[...]

British Independent Film Awards Winners Announced

— by CAM SMITH — With the Oscar race already kicking into gear, we’re going to be seeing a lot of uninspired lists of award winners over the next two sleepy months. Many of these ceremonies will result in forehead-slapping victories — *cough* Golden Globes *cough* — while[...]

Poster Peek: ‘Harry Brown’

— by TOM ELCE — Just in case you were beginning to forget, a poster has arrived on-scene to remind everyone that Michael Caine is still cool. So sayeth one of the very quotes prominently on the new poster for “Harry Brown,” coupled with an image that features the man[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Inception’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — The first thing that strikes me is the name “Christopher Nolan,” the first thing that you see in the trailer after the Warner Brothers logo. It seems exciting, but it is too soon for another installment in the Batman series. It is followed by an aerial view o[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Harry Brown’

PIC— by SEAN GERSKI — Today, we have the trailer for Michael Caine’s new movie, “Harry Brown.” The movie, also starring Emily Mortimer, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival this week. Its plot is as follows: Harry Brown (Caine) is an elderly widower and [...]