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Cracking the Code with ‘I Origins’ Director Mike Cahill

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 29, 2014
For fans of the current wave of independent filmmaking, there’s a certain romantic curiosity surrounding the power-trio of Brit Marling, Zal Batmanglij and Mike Cahill. Marling holds the center, anchoring and serving as the face of the trio’s projects together.  

HBO Expands Summer Doc Series For Year-Round Films

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Sometimes a true story is far more fascinating than anything Hollywood could dream up. If you’re a fan of interesting documentaries and you’ve already conquered Netflix’s detailed doc genre list, tune into HBO on Monday nights. The network has expanded its popular summer documentary series to a year-round schedule of entertaining, thought-provoking programming.  

Guardians of the Galaxy

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Marvel Studios has excelled thus far by creating characters that neatly fit into segmented niches that are easily identifiable for audiences — Iron Man is the qui  

Le Chef

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The restaurant world has no shortage of drama, with chefs embroiled in legal battles with their restaurant backers over the right to use their celebrity names once the   

And So It Goes

0 Comments · Friday, July 25, 2014
Diane Keaton has cornered the market as the mistress of the aging Hollywood lothario set onscreen. Having given the goods to Jack Nicholson in Something’s Gotta G  

The Grand Seduction

0 Comments · Friday, July 25, 2014
Sometimes an obviously hokey premise — like a small harbor town seeking to woo a doctor (Taylor Kitsch) by any means necessary — can rise above its broad stroke  

Hercules

0 Comments · Friday, July 25, 2014
It is time to re-imagine what happened to Hercules (Dwayne Johnson) upon the conclusion of his legendary 12 labors. The Greek demigod wanted nothing more than to en  

Lucy

0 Comments · Friday, July 25, 2014
Luc Besson, the French one-man action studio system, presents his latest gem, about a drug mule (Scarlett Johansson) moving an illegal and highly experimental conco  

Most Wanted Man

0 Comments · Friday, July 25, 2014
Anton Corbijn follows up The American, his intriguing formalistic pairing with George Clooney, with a thriller based on a John le Carré novel that will likely dra  

Embracing the Present in ‘Wish I Was Here’

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
There’s something fitting in the work of Zach Braff — the star of successful television comedy series Scrubs, which sang, danced, and laughed its way through the madcap years of med school residency for its hapless trio of would-be doctors — because Braff, settling in at the helm of his second feature film, has a not-exactly morbid curiosity with life and death.   

Jonah and Kumail Bring L.A. Live Show to Comedy Central

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
For the past four years, comedians Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani have hosted a weekly show from NerdMelt, a small space in the back of Los Angeles comic book shop Meltdown. Launched by Chris Hardwick (creator of blog/podcast-turned-digital entertainment network The Nerdist; Talking Dead host) — NerdMelt may not be your typical L.A. comedy club.  

Filmfest München: What Cincinnati's Sister City Can Teach Us

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Instead of starting off with questions about what I learned about international film culture from attending the Munich Film Festival, it would be far more instructive to kick off with a discussion about what the experience made me think about in terms of what it means to be modern.
  

Two New Relationship Comedies Hit FX

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The ups and downs of dating and marriage have long lent themselves to comedic entertainment. From I Love Lucy to Married with Children, it’s fun to watch couples navigate their quirks.  

Paul Haggis Keeps ‘Third Person’ a Remote Exercise

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 9, 2014
“Watch me.” The line of dialogue is whispered during a couple of key sequences in Third Person, the new film from Paul Haggis, the Academy Award-winning director of Crash (Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay). As you might imagine, the phrase insinuates itself dramatically into the hearts of the characters who hear it, as they attempt to heed the call.  

We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby

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0 Comments · Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Sex may still be considered a taboo topic in America today, but 60 years ago many were completely in the dark about what was going on “down there.” Researchers Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson pushed to relate activity between the legs to activity between the ears with the science of sex.