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Review: “Cell”

Review: “Cell”

In the years since George Romero singlehandedly created the zombie genre with 1968’s “Night of the Living Dead,” he befriended and partnered with horror fiction magnate Stephen King for 1982’s “Creepshow,” a delightfully cheesy and colorful chiller anthology. And though King has gone on to write and even direct more movies, he never tried his hand […]

Review: “The Hateful Eight”

Few filmmakers ascend to the the levels of both commercial success and critical acclaim required for Hollywood to extend them a pass to make whatever film they desire, within reason, but Quentin Tarantino has seemingly occupied such a privileged position for the last decade. Tarantino’s blank checks, made out by his career-long godfather Harvey Weinstein, […]

Review: “Django Unchained”

Review: “Django Unchained”

Quentin Tarantino would make an interesting case study for those interested in what and where Americans learn about history. Tarantino’s new film, “Django Unchained,” which takes place in the pre-Civil War South, is about slavery in the same way that his “Inglourious Basterds” was about the Holocaust, which is to say, it isn’t. This film’s […]

Review: “Meeting Evil”

More and more these days, major movie stars are compelled to appear in low-budget independent projects because they want to flex their acting muscles — something that higher paying Hollywood productions often don’t allow them to do. As a viewer, I await these occasions because they show you what an actor is really capable of, […]

Samuel L. Jackson Twitter-bitches about New York Times review of The Avengers, gets called out

It all started with a tweet: Samuel L. Jackson decided that even though The Avengers had already amassed $200 million internationally and was one day away from pleasing millions of fans in the United States (many of them already lined up for midnight shows), he needed to declare war on longtime New York Times film critic […]

The Avengers grosses heroic $260.5m overseas

As overseas box office totals for The Avengers pour in, it’s obvious that Disney will once again want to see the Avengers assemble. Nikki Finke over at Deadline reports that The Avengers, which has already debuted overseas, has grossed a stunning $260.5 million so far. Finke further estimates that the film could gross as much […]

Django Unchained photos unveiled

The first images from Quentin Tarantino‘s slavery-themed Western Django Unchained have hit the web. One image is of Leonardo DiCaprio as Calvin Candie, a sadistic plantation owner who makes his slaves compete in gladiatorial combat for his amusement. The picture depicts Candie wielding a hammer, tipping off those who have read the script to the […]

Black Widow not appearing in Iron Man 3, could get own movie

Fans of Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow from Iron Man 2 and The Avengers might not be getting another dose for a while. In an interview with Screenrant, Johansson said that she would not be making an appearance as the red-haired, ass-kicking spy in Iron Man 3. The character was prominently featured in Iron Man 2, […]

Joss Whedon: Liberal Cap Scene Cut From The Avengers

A deleted scene from Joss Whedon's upcoming THE AVENGERS.In an interview with The New York Times, writer/director Joss Whedon discusses the cutting of some his favorite, politically-charged moments from the upcoming comic epic The Avengers.

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