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New AMC Drama Explores '80s Wild West of Tech

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2014
While HBO pokes fun at modern day tech start-ups in Silicon Valley, AMC’s newest drama gives viewers a look at the early-1980s “Silicon Prairie” with Halt and Catch Fire.  

Godzilla Is Coming! Run for the Theaters!

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Cincinnati, we need to have a long overdue discussion. What do we do if Godzilla rampages through our city? Would the streetcar help in this scenario? Sure, a bit. Maybe it could stub Godzilla’s toe.  

Change the World 'For No Good Reason'

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2014
How often do we forget the real connection between journalism and art? The thread stitching the two together is honesty, and that is what documentary director Charlie Paul aims to capture in his first feature effort: the seams between world-changing reportage and the creative spirit unleashed.   

What the Heart Wants

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2014
This Sunday, HBO offers another look at the early AIDS crisis, also based on true events. The Normal Heart, adapted from Larry Kramer’s semi-autobiographical Tony Award-winning play, explores the social, medical and political responses to an unknown disease attacking the gay population in early-’80s New York City.  

Belle

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Belle, the new film from Amma Asante (A Way of Life), traversed the festival circuit and gained a fortuitous release date, coinciding with the spectacularly public shaming of Los Angeles Clippers owne  

Chef

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 20, 2014
While I’m not sure many filmgoers this weekend will pick up on the delicious bit of counter-programming going on at their local theaters, those in the know should savor the appetizing idea of pittin  

Blended

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Blended marks the third pairing of Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, following The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates, and this time, they find themselves going all Brady Bunch&  

The Immigrant

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Co-writer (along with Ric Menello) and director James Gray (Little Odessa) employs the timeless aura that surrounds Marion Cotillard in this tale set on the decidedly mean streets of early 20th centur  

X Men: Days of Future Past

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Bryan Singer returns to the driver’s seat of the X-Men film franchise after surrendering the wheel to Brett Ratner for X-Men: The Last Stand and watching Matthew Vaughan reset th  

Dirty Pretty Decisions Drive 'Locke'

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Steven Knight, Oscar-nominated screenwriter (and director) of Dirty Pretty Things, updates the means of communication in his new feature, Locke, but also strips the premise down to the core — to truly shocking effect.  

Summer TV Preview

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The long-awaited summer is upon us, and with it comes new series and seasons of shows worth checking out between beach vacations and barbecues.  

God's Pocket

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The first “read” of God’s Pocket, the feature-film directing debut of actor John Slattery (best known for his Emmy-nominated acting on Mad Men) is that the narrative’s working class criminal  

Godzilla

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The biggest big screen monster of them all, Godzilla, gets another reboot — this time from director Gareth Edwards  (Monsters), and it appears that the movie gives the origin story a subtle t  

Million Dollar Arm

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
From the unveiling of the first trailer for Million Dollar Arm, the movie has set up all sorts of pitch-based comparisons; the most obvious being Jerry Maguire meets Slumdog Millionaire. A down-on-h  

'Only Lovers Left Alive' Captures the Intimacy of Life Lived Well

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Adam (Tom Hiddleston) has a death wish, or so it seems. But it is not a consideration borne of hasty impracticality, a sign of immediate depression.