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Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Mo.

— by RON WILKINSON — Martin McDonagh’s latest has more in common with his brooding “In Bruges” than with star Francis McDormand’s signature “Fargo.” As she did with her North Dakota persona, she does with Mildred in Missouri. Only this time it is in spades. The sing-song, liv[...]

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Clip No. 1

— by CHERRY BELL — The promotion tour is well under way for the Lionsgate franchise “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and Jennifer Lawrence, Francis Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson recently spent some time at several social media headquarters doing fan Q&A s[...]

Catching Fire: District 12 Salute Image

— by CHERRY BELL — It’s a good week to be a Tribute. Comic-Con San Diego is underway and the big panels are taking place this weekend. To whet the appetites of the fans, Lionsgate has unveiled a new image of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) i[...]

Review: Now You See Me

— by ADAM DALE — If there is one form of entertainment that really needs to be seen in person to get the full effect, I would say that it would have to be magic shows. If you see it on television, where it was prerecorded, then your first instinct is to think that what […][...]

Catching Fire: Three New Portraits

— by CHERRY BELL — Lionsgate is continuing its “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” promotional campaign with not just one Capitol Couture portrait, but THREE (yes, that’s right, three!) new portraits. Previously, we saw Elizabeth Banks in Effie Trinket garb and Stanley Tu[...]

Trailer: Now You See Me

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — In “Now You See Me,” Henley (Isla Fisher), Merrit Osbourne (Woody Harrelson), Michael Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg) and Jack (Dave Franco) are “The Four Horsemen,” a group of the world’s greatest illusionists who give a new meaning to stealing fr[...]

‘The Hunger Games’ Sequel Secures Writer

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Lionsgate is gearing up for the sequel to “The Hunger Games” — called “Catching Fire” — by securing Simon Beaufoy (“Slumdog Millionaire” and “127 Hours”) as the screenwriter. Gary Ross will [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Hunger Games’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — With the final installment of the “Harry Potter” series already out on DVD and “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” hitting theaters in November, Lionsgate is looking to make a splash with its own franchise by adapting Su[...]

‘The Hunger Games’ Teaser Trailer Debuts

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — The highly-anticipated teaser for “The Hunger Games” premiered during the MTV Video Music Awards. Having just finished the first book written by Suzanne Collins last month, I am proud to admit I have Katniss fever. Unfortunately, I wasn’t a fan at the very[...]

Four Clips from ‘Friends with Benefits’

— by LYNN TACKITT — Have you ever had a friend of the opposite sex with whom you knew a relationship wouldn’t work, but then there is that sexual attraction? Can nothing be done? Enter the new phase of “Friends with Benefits,” a type of relationship without the relationship with al[...]

Under Review: ‘Friends with Benefits’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — The latest phenomena I’m seeing in cinema is that chick flicks can now be raunchy and funny and everything that they weren’t allowed to be in the past. Let’s face it, females are just as prone to talking about sex as their male counterparts, and wha[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Friends with Benefits’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Alright, I’m just going to come out and say it. Yes, “Friends with Benefits” has basically the same premise as “No Strings Attached,” which was released earlier this year. Both films were shot during the same time last year and the female leads of each ̵[...]

Seven Clips from ‘Defendor’

— by H.G. WATSON — With all of the big superhero movies out this year, one that may fly under your radar is Peter Stebbings’ “Defendor.” The Hamilton, Ontario, shot and set film is one that superhero film fans should seek out. The plot of the film revolves around Woody [...]

Under Review: ‘Defendor’

— by H.G. WATSON — Now that we’ve had a solid 10 years of big-budget mainstream superhero flicks, it’s about time the independent stories got their due. This year already has two larger-budget films — “Kick Ass” and “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” — [...]