Film Review ” A Most Violent Year”

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More intense then violent, “A Most Violent Year” is a tightly written story carried along on the shoulders of its actors

Tanner Beard talking about working on Terrence Malick’s “Knight of Cups”

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“6 Bullets to Hell”, “Knight of Cups”

The Museum of the Moving Image Salutes Julianne Moore

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The Oscar frontrunner was supported by friends including Steve Buscemi, Billy Crudup and Mark Ruffalo

DVD Review “Dallas: The Complete Third and Final Season”

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I am sad to see this show end but at least it had a nice comeback and delivered three entertaining and exciting seasons.

Film Review “American Sniper”

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Featuring an amazing performance by Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper” is Clint Eastwood’s return as an important filmmaker

Film Review “Blackhat”

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Someone might want to consider programming some better hardware into this movie before releasing it

Blu-ray Review “Annabelle”

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If you loved “The Conjuring” though, it doesn’t mean that you will love “Annabelle”

DVD Review “Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Battle for the Book!”

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This is literally the best episode of the series since it has aired

Film Review “The Wedding Ringer”

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I have not been a big supporter of Kevin Hart and expected another 90 mins of his screaming Chris Tucker impression. However, in “The Wedding Ringer,” he is quite funny and handles the role very well.

“Birdman”, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Lead 87th Academy Award Nominations

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“Birdman,” the film that triumphantly put Michael Keaton back on the map and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Wes Anderson’s fanciful comedy, led all films this morning when the nominations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards were announced

DVD Review “Jimi: All Is By My Side”

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Upon seeing “Jimi: All Is By My Side,” Kathy Etchingham, who was Hendrix’ inspiration for “Foxy Lady,” “The Wind Cries Mary” and others, called it “absolute nonsense.” And to quote David Huddleston in “Blazing Saddles” — “Who can argue with that?”

Film Review “Selma”

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“Selma” would not have worked as a straight biopic, but works magnificently as a focus on grassroots activism

Al Sapienza talks about roles in “Taken 3″ and “Godzilla”

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Mikey Palmice on “The Sopranos”

Film Review “Inherent Vice”

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“Inherent Vice” is an off-beat masterpiece

Peter and Michael Spierig talk about directing “Predestination”

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Directors of “Undead”, “Daybreakers”

Lauren’s Top 5 Films to Look Forward to in 2015

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Last week I listed off my top five films of 2014, it was an admittedly quiet year for me movie-wise but 2015 looks to be an embarrassment of riches…

Sarah Snook talks about her new film “Predestination”

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“Jessabelle” , “Predestination”

Jennifer Blanc-Biehn Shines in Scrappy “Everly”, Out in February

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Actress/filmmaker Jennifer Blanc-Biehn is starting off 2015 with a bang, taking on a meaty role in Dimension Films’ action-horror film Everly, starring Salma Hayek and directed by horror filmmaker Joe Lynch

Film Review “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me”

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Director Keach places his cameras so that you feel like you are part of the film.

Bobby Roe and Zack Andrews talk about “The Houses October Built”

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Writer/Director Bobby Roe and Writer/Star Zack Andrews

Blu-ray Review “Black Sails: The Complete First Season”

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The visual effects are stunning but the cast doesn’t really grip me

Blu-ray Review “Dominion: Season One”

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The visual effects are quite impressive as well for Syfy and the Angels are awesome!

Blu-ray Review “The Guest”

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2015 is not even here yet and we already have our first see Blu-ray!

Blu-ray Review “Boyhood”

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Come award season, this is going to easily clean up for sure…and honestly it deserves it as well.

Film Review “The Imitation Game”

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Benedict Cumberbatch gives a performance sure to be remembered come Oscar nomination time

Film Review “Into the Woods”

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The negative is that, in order to make the film “family friendly,” some of the darker elements of the show have been removed.

Film Review “Unbroken”

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Masterfully directed with a script by a who’s who of Oscar nominated screenwriters, “Unbroken” is easily the most inspirational film of the year as well as one of the year’s best!

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “American Sniper”

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This contest ends on January 5, 2015

Nicolette Pierini talks about her role in “Annie (2014)”

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Mia in “Annie (2014)”

Film Review “Annie (2014)”

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“Annie” is probably your best bet for family fun this holiday season

Film Review “Wild”

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“Wild” is a sharp and smartly directed film

A Lifestyle Choice: Routine, Adventure or a Mixture of Both

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This is something that was touched upon recently by clothing brand the North Face and its innovative #seeforyourself campaign…

Film Review “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”

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The film’s cast is as game as ever to bring the story to life and the special effects continue to amaze

“Grease” Director Randal Kleiser talks about his stage debut

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Director of “Grease”, “Blue Lagoon” and “White Fang”

Blu-ray Review “The Equalizer”

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This film is fast, in your face and brutal. Washington is at his best and really delivers an amazing performance.

Blu-ray Review “Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Seven”

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These 1080p transfers for these episodes nothing short of amazing

Blu-ray Review “Time Bandits: The Criterion Collection”

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This is going to rank as one of the best releases of 2014, no question.

Blu-ray Review “Tusk”

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I have a feeling down the line this is going to become quite the cult classic

Kansas City Film Critics Name The Year’s Best

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The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the second oldest organized critics group in the country, held their annual end-of-the-year award gathering this afternoon, with “Birdman” and “Boyhood” taking home the lion’s share of the major awards.

Blu-ray Review “This Is Where I Leave You”

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This film has its moments and those moments don’t last long

Film Review “Exodus: Gods and Kings”

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A bloated, boring, 2.5 hour mess…save your money

Official Trailer released for Uncork’d Entertainment’s “An American Terror”

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A killer Christmas title that’s “Surprising, effective, and brutal”* to stuff your stocking with!

Film Review “Top Five”

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The amount of humor might lead audiences astray from whatever noble point Rock is trying to make about comedy

Digital HD Review “Pumping Iron”

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“Pumping Iron” is now available on Digital HD for the first time

Blu-ray Review “Magic in the Moonlight”

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Every since “Midnight in Paris”, Woody Allen has been on fire. “Magic in the Moonlight” is the latest winner.

Blu-ray Review “Dolphin Tale 2″

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This wasn’t really a film that was screaming for a sequel

Film Review “The Homesman”

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A well-cast, well-intentioned film that hopefully read better in its original novel form

Blu-ray Review “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: 75th Anniversary”

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Easily one of the best restored Blu-ray releases this year.

“Hart To Hart: The Complete Third Season” Hits DVD December 9th!

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Just in time for the holidays “Hart To Hart: The Complete Third Season” hits DVD on December 9, 2014.

Blu-ray Review “When The Wind Blows (1986)”

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This Blu-ray release is an Screen Archives Entertainment Exclusive and is a Limited Edition release with only 3000 copies produced

Blu-ray Review “The Twilight Samurai (2002)”

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This Blu-ray release is an Screen Archives Entertainment Exclusive and is a Limited Edition release with only 3000 copies produced

Blu-ray Review “Flaming Star (1960)”

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This Blu-ray release is an Screen Archives Entertainment Exclusive and is a Limited Edition release with only 3000 copies produced

Parker Sawyers talks about role in “Monsters: Dark Continent”

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“Monsters: Dark Continent”, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”

Blanc/Biehn Productions Announces New Sexy Thriller “Psychophonia”

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Lony Ruhmann, Blanc/Biehn Productions and Give & Take Productions have announced the new thriller PSYCHOPHONIA. With a story Sent from my IPHONE

Blu-ray Review “The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)”

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Warner Archive Collection’s best release to date!

Blu-ray Reviews “Demons” & “Demons 2″

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A must for any horror fan that missed on on the Limited Steelbooks last year

Creators Dan Harmon & Justin Roiland join actors Chris Parnell & Sarah Chalke to discuss “Rick and Morty” at NYCC

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Creators: Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon (“Community”). Actors: Chris Parnell (“Saturday Night Live”) and Sarah Chalke (“Scrubs”)

Film Review “Horrible Bosses 2″

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Consistently funny, with a few surprises

Blu-ray Review “Into the Woods: Original Broadway Production”

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The 1080p transfer is quite muted with the productions colors and even shows up blurry in a few scenes

Blu-ray Review “Moontrap: Anniversary Edition”

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“Moontrap” looks pretty good with its remastered HD transfer by Olive Films specifically for this release

Mike Nichols, Oscar Winning Director, Passes Away

Mike Nichols, whose films were both timely and timeless, passed away this morning, a few weeks after his birthday. He was 83.

Film Review “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″

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The final piece of a series is no longer a bloated epic detailing the final time we’ll see our heroes…

Steven Quale talks about directing tornado action film “Into the Storm”

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Director of “Final Destination 5″ and “Into the Storm”

Blu-ray Review “The Wind Rises”

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Highly recommend this as it is sure to become a classic.

Digital HD Review “How to Train Your Dragon 2″

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The first “How to Train Your Dragon” really built up the story for this film. The TV series continued it on and this sequel really takes it to the next level

DVD Review “The Jeffersons: The Complete Series”

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For the first time ever you can enjoy this classic sitcom with this complete series including all 253 episodes

DVD Review “Mister Ed: The Complete Series”

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“Mister Ed: The Complete Series” delivers us all six seasons of the show within its 143 episodes

Blu-ray Review “Lord of Illusions (Collector’s Edition)”

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Disc one is the Theatrical Cut of the film, while disc two features an all NEW high definition transfer of Clive Barker’s Director’s Cut of the film making this a must own for any fan of the film.

Blu-ray Review “Tales From the Crypt / Vault of Horror: Double Feature”

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Two great 70’s British horror films for the price of one

Blu-ray Review “Sailor Moon: Season 1 Part 1″

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The transfers are a quite a bit of a mess and it is during going to upset many fans.

DVD Review “22 Jump Street”

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The first film is a blast all around but surprisingly the sequel is even better than the first

Blu-ray Review “Batman: The Complete Television Series (Limited Edition)”

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“Batman: The Complete Television Series” contains all three classic seasons scanning 120 original broadcast episodes, which are presented uncut and completely remastered.

Blu-ray Review “Into the Storm”

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I was hoping for the next big thing for tornadoes since “Twister” but I was left very disappointed. T

Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones and filmmakers discuss “The Theory Of Everything”

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Actors Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones join the writer and director in discussing the Stephen Hawking biopic

Film Review “Dumb and Dumber To”

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Outrageously funny most of the time, buoyed by the performances of Carrey and Daniels

Film Review “Rosewater”

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May be a film that catalogues 118 days of imprisonment& torture, but through it’s rough imagery, it promotes an uplifting message.

DVD Review “Legends of the Knight”

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We really see how important the character of Batman is to people. Very moving and definitely quite emotional.

IndieBox Announces “Brütal Legend: Limited Edition”

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IndieBox, in partnership with Double Fine Productions, is releasing a special “limited edition” of the rock ‘n roll game Brütal Legend starring Jack Black, Tim Curry, and Ozzy Osbourne

3D Blu-ray Review “James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D”

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If you love James Cameron and his under the sea adventures, this is both entertaining and educational…and of course in 3D.

DVD Review “Wicked, Wicked”

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I think the idea of watch the film from the eyes of the hunter and the hunted is a really neat idea.

DVD Review “My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Season 4″

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This season was totally about 20% cooler than season 3

Kal Penn talks about his latest film “Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain”

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“Harold and Kumar” film series, “House” and “How I Met Your Mother”

Film Review “Interstellar”

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A remarkable achievement in filmmaking that will have you on the edge of your seat

Tippi Hedren reflects on “Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds” and her foundation

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Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” and “Marnie”

Film Review “Big Hero 6″

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I enjoyed it overall but I didn’t walk away screaming “WOW!!” like I did with recent past Disney animated films like Wreck-It Ralph” & “Frozen”

Kevin Greutert talks about directing and editing horror film “Jessabelle”

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Director of “Saw VI” and Saw 3D: The Final Chapter”

“Billy Bates” To Premiere in Kansas City This Friday

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“Billy Bates,” which recently played to enthusiastic audiences at the Cannes, Toronto and Tribeca Film Festivals, will make a premiere stop in Kansas City this Friday, November 7 as part of a 10-city tour.

Film Review “The Theory of Everything”

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A fascinating biopic that’s additionally buoyed by an outstanding performance from Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking.

Blu-ray Review: “Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Lost Missions”

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“Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Lost Missions” consists of the sixth and final season…the 13-episode season original aired exclusively on Netflix.

DVD Review “Phineas & Ferb: Star Wars”

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If you have never seen the show once yet love “Star Wars”, this will be a great way to introduce you to the very funny characters and see “Star Wars” retold and reFERBished.

Blu-ray Review “Beware the Batman: Season 1, Part 2 – Dark Justice”

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“Beware the Batman: Dark Justice – Season 1, Part 2″ includes the remaining 13 episodes in the series…

Blu-ray Review “Jersey Boys”

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Normally not a huge Eastwood fan but he did a great job on converting this stage play works to a feature

DVD Review “Reno 911!: The Complete Series”

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Available for the first time as a complete uncensored series. Don’t miss this!

Malek Akkad talks about about his directorial debut “Free Fall” and the “Halloween” franchise

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Producer of “Rob Zombie’s Halloween 1 & 2″

Film Review “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”

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“Birdman” is a movie that indie and Oscar voters are sure to remember come award season.

DVD Review “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Daniel Tiger’s Happy Holidays”

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“Daniel Tiger’s Happy Holidays” includes 7 Grr-ific Tales! Plus it comes with a Daniel Tiger figurine that has movable head and arms.

Exclusive Clip from “After Midnight” Starring Tawny Kitaen

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Screen siren Tawny Kitaen is on the hunt for a killer in the sizzling and suspenseful new film from renowned filmmaker Fred Olen Ray.

Film Review “Nightcrawler”

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Sadistic, cruel, exhilarating, and I loved every minute of it

Blu-ray Review “Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist”

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This release is not the web series though it is something much better. This Blu-ray contains an uncut 146 minute feature film and is absolutely awesome.

Blu-ray Review “Dragon Ball: Season Eight”

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“Dragon Ball Z: Season Eight Uncut”, which features episodes 220-253 of the classic anime series, presented in remastered high definition.