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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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As if it needed another boost, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave won the Toronto International Film Festival’s audience award. The runners-up were Stephen Frears’ Philomena and Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners. Expect the latter to be the big ticket this weekend as its only new competition comes in the form of

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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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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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Watch the international trailer for Ridley Scott‘s The Counselor. Michael Fassbender plays a lawyer that finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking. The cast also includes Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Brad Pitt. The script was penned by Cormac McCarthy. Keep reading to watch the

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You know what I said about Oscar season really beginning in a few weeks? Well, we learned on Monday that The Weinstein Company will push Meryl Streep’s performance in August: Osage County for best supporting actress, thanks to Gold Derby. Yep, it’s starting already, and Oscar lovers are already theorizing

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The Oscar race won’t really begin for another few weeks, but given some recent developments – an infamous name change being among them – I figured I’d go ahead and resume Oscar Watching. Even before the Toronto International Film Festival kicks into gear, I’ve had to revise quite a few

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X-Men: Days of Future Past put on a good show at Comic-Con, and now Marvel is carrying on the momentum with these two character posters.

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This episode see’s us dig into Andrea Arnold’s 2009 indie drama Fish Tank. With it’s grotty and honest depiction of council estate Britain, subtle symbolism, ambiguous characters and understated performance . Fish Tank is a film with many depths too it, some of which are quietly concealed. Download Episode TRASHBAG

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This week we have E.T.’s 3oth Anniversary Blu-Ray release! An instant classic film, that everyone loves. There’s also Prometheus, Rock of Ages, The Raven and a few hit TV shows! Here’s a memorable clip from E.T.: [springboard type=”youtube” id=”oR1-UFrcZ0k?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ player=”scin001″ width=”560″ height=”315″ ] And as usual please don’t hesitate

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Michael Fassbender, the star of X-Men First Class and, more recently, Prometheus is due to be donning the Assassin’s hood in a film adaptation of Ubisoft’s highly successful Assassin’s Creed series. Variety reported that the “Plot revolves around a man who learns his ancestors were trained assassins after he is kidnapped by

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As PROMETHEUS opens up this week, we continue our conversation of all things important surrounding the movie. We posted our first post yesterday, and today we look at the R rating, creature design, and dichotomy of optimism and pessimism surrounding the release. I had the privilege to be joined by

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PROMETHEUS opens up this week in the United States, and marks director Sir Ridley Scott’s (BLADE RUNNER, GLADIATOR, BLACK HAWK DOWN, and too many other good ones to mention) return to science fiction and (maybe?) the universe of ALIEN, where he revolutionized science fiction and horror. Consequently, it also marks the

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When Ridley Scott announced he would return to the world of his 1979 classic with this summer’s PROMETHEUS, anticipations could not have been higher. Many were quick to hail it as a potential game-changer and a strong contender for the film of the summer. Maybe even the year. Now, after being

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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 week’s big releases are definitely W.E and New Year’s Eve. W.E had some surprising Oscar nominations last year and is

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When this fake commercial for “David 8” showed up in Youtube a couple of days ago is easy to see why it went viral immediately. It features the android from the upcoming Ridley Scot’s  Prometheus, played by the always incredible Michael Fassbender, a character a lot of people have their eyes

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