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  Let’s get the important stuff out of the way. Yes, the Ghostbusters reboot features an all-female team, causing quite a few to bash the film sight unseen with claims their childhood will be ruined because it isn’t four males this time around. It’s safe to say that nobody’s childhood will be

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  When Ben Stiller decided – and the Powers-That-Be, against their collective best interest, agreed – to make a totally unnecessary, completely redundant sequel to the 2001 semi-cult hit, Zoolander, no on was clamoring to see, hear, or otherwise experience, he forgot to add a crucial ingredient: Bring the funny

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how to train your dragon 2
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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 has a little bit of everything: Drama, romance, humor and plenty of adventure.

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Morten Tyldum’s The Imitation Game took the Toronto International Film Festival’s audience award earlier this week. The film won over runners-up Isabel Coixet’s Learning to Drive and Theodore Melfi’s St. Vincent; people had pegged James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything as a contender, too. Gold Derby reports that 25 of

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David Dobkin’s The Judge – starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall – was the first film to, officially, make its case at the Toronto International Film Festival when it kicked off the fest last Thursday night. Well, the jury reached a guilty verdict… Enough courtroom puns, though – what

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HATESHIP LOVESHIP takes too little time developing its characters and relationships, resulting in a hodgepodge of a romantic drama.

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Hateship Loveship, starring Kristen Wiig, features a group of people who all share a similar sense of loneliness.

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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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As a rule (and in practice), commercial filmmaking requires compromise, sometimes overtly (subject matter, casting), sometimes subtlety (story choices, dialogue, locations), but when that compromise takes the form of blatant product placement – and unfortunately that’s exactly what happens in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Ben Stiller’s first film

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty arrives in theaters on Christmas, and we’ve got a cool extended trailer for your viewing pleasure. Directed by and starring Ben Stiller, the film also stars Kristen Wiig, Shirley MacLaine, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, and Sean Penn. The film is based on James Thurber’s classic

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Another twist hit awards-watchers last week as Sony Pictures Classics bumped Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher out of its 2013 lineup – and not too long after an impressive teaser leaked. Maybe SPC simply wants its potential Oscar pony to avoid the current best picture front-runner. As Sasha Stone of Awards Daily

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We Oscar obsessives discuss the Academy Awards throughout the year, but the Toronto International Film Festival kicks off what we refer to as the Oscar season – and with good reason, as we have lots of ground to cover this week. Bill Condon’s The Fifth Estate kicked off the fest with

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A new trailer for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues has arrived online, and it’s hilarious. Starring Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and David Koechner. Keep reading to watch the trailer.

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The Venice Film Festival, which we discussed last week, might give way to some Oscar contenders, but the Toronto International Film Festival is where the awards season really begins. After all, the last five Picture winners played at the fest. If that trend continues, one hoping to find this year’s eventual

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The Primetime Emmys are supposed to represent the cream of the crop when it comes to honoring the year’s best television programs, and before I go any further, I’d like to say that for the most part, the academy did a good job with its nominations. Still, The Emmys tend to

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It’s that time again: another weekly DVD/Blu-Ray Roundup!  Here are the new releases for the week and my opinion on whether you should Skip It! Rent It! or Buy It! This weeks big releases are Friends With Kids, Salmon Fishing in The Yemen, and Get The Gringo. Three very different

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