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Tribeca 2017 Review: THE CIRCLE, Where All Are Trapped in the Social Media Web

The subject of our hyper-connected, social media-based cultural landscape is a fruitful and relevant one for filmmakers, and one with great potential for mass audience interest, given how pervasive this is in our daily lives. David Fincher’s Facebook origin story The Social Network can be looked upon as the gold...

Interview: Director Walter Hill on THE ASSIGNMENT, Star Quality, and the Late Bill Paxton

With a career that started early as Steve McQueen’s screenwriter, Walter Hill has more than made his mark on American cinema.  The writer of The Getaway and Alien, and director of Hard Times, The Warriors, 48 Hours, Streets of Fire, Wild...

AnarchyVision: Remembering Bill Paxton

Our tribute to Bill Paxton, a fine actor who we lost far too soon. The interview referenced in the video can be read here....

Review: EDGE OF TOMORROW Is High Concept Sci-Fi At Its Most Fun

Tom Cruise is on fine form in the high concept sci-fi thriller Edge of Tomorrow, playing a military spin doctor in a war torn near-future, who is caught in a time loop, re-living the same day of mass carnage over...

The Many Faces Of Bill Paxton

Looking through the roster of films premiering this week, one actor's name popped out immediately to me, almost jumping from my computer screen. Because it said that in Million Dollar Arm, one of the supporting characters is played by Bill...

Review: THE COLONY Leaves You Cold

Man, I had such high hopes for The Colony. Sure, my feelings of hope were coloured a bit by a set visit a year ago that went comically awry. This low-budget, independent sci-fi film, starring Kevin Zegers, Bill Paxton and Laurence...

Interview: Talking THE COLONY With Kevin Zegers and Director Jeff Renfroe

Just over a year ago, I found myself flown to Northern Ontario to visit the set of an ambitious Canadian-produced post-apocalyptic thriller starring Kevin Zegers, Bill Paxton and Laurence Fishburne. The trip to The Colony set was memorable for several...

Washington And Wahlberg Spar In First Trailer For 2 GUNS

Director Baltasar Kormakur and star Mark Wahlberg have got a little thing going on these days. The duo paired up for box office hit Contraband and things went well enough there that they've paired up again for action-comedy 2 Guns....

Attack Of The Arctic Cannibals! It's The First Trailer For THE COLONY

Note to apocalypse survivors, and anyone else living in a barely inhabitable environment (space, underwater, etc): Do not respond to S.O.S. distress signals! Movies have worked hard to impart this valuable lesson, from Alien to the upcoming post-apocalyptic thriller The...