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There’s almost always an awesome film coming out on Blu-Ray or DVD each month, so which ones should you pay attention to this month?

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Blue is the Warmest Color, Abdellatif Kechiche’s drama about a romance between two young women, took to four screens this weekend and opened with $100,316. That’s $25,079 for each screen, a better average than Michael Haneke’s Amour, the drama about an elderly woman and her husband that earned five Oscar

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Perhaps the most notable news of the week came on Monday, when The Weinstein Co. announced that Grace of Monaco will debut in theaters next year. Originally planned for release on Nov. 27, the Nicole Kidman-led biopic needs more time for completion and will hit theaters next spring as a

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Prisoners is one of the most intense and suspenseful films I have seen this year. You know that Oscar season is getting close when the quality films roll into theaters week in and week out. Prisoners is one such film because of powerful performances and a story ripped from the

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We know not everyone has time for every major release or big movie, so here are 4 films that cannot be missed in September.

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The Telluride Film Festival came to a close on Monday. Of course, the festival didn’t end without showcasing a number of potential Oscar contenders. Films like J.C. Chandor’s All is Lost, the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis, and Alexander Payne’s Nebraska already played at Cannes; the stateside premieres led to

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A new trailer and poster have arrived for Prisoners. Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and an all-star cast star in this thriller.

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The first trailer for The Prisoners has arrived. The crime thriller is directed by Denis Villeneuve, and stars Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard and more.

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This weeks biggest releases are End of Watch, The Paperboy, Keep the Lights On, Kendra: Season 4, and Searching for Sugar Man. End of Watch definitely got a lot of awards buzz when first released, but was one of the notable snubs when the nominations finally were announced while The Paperboy got Nicole Kidman a

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I missed out on seeing End Of Watch in theaters  because my wife had heard about the shaky hand documentary style of filming that was rampant throughout the movie. When we watched it last night, it was one of the first things I noticed, and yes while it was shaky, it didn’t

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“Found footage”, “P.O.V.”, “self-filmed”, “ghost cam” (whatever you want to call them) movies can be an interesting and original way of making a film. Spawned by The Blair Witch Project, they allow for a more realistic, gritty and immersive approach to filmmaking. If the story gives itself over to this

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The awards season never comes without a few curveballs, and Fox Searchlight just threw one our way. Last week, the distributor announced that Sacha Gervasi’s feature-film debut Hitchcock, about the legendary director and his making of the horror classic Psycho, will arrive in limited release on Nov. 23, 2012. The

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Critics are loving End of Watch, but sometimes you have to be the rebellious one.  Maybe I’m the proverbial “loose cannon” this time! I find it interesting that I’ve reviewed two found footage films back-to-back, my last being V/H/S, and it has caused me to meditate a bit on the

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