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My First 100 Movies Of This Year

So in early March of this year (2017), I saw my 100th movie since the year started.  The last few years I have hit between 400-500 or so movies in a calendar year, 99% of them seen in theaters.  My...

Jodie Foster to Star in Thriller HOTEL ARTEMIS

Jodie Foster will return to the big screen in Hotel Artemis, written and to be directed by Drew Pearce. Described as a near-future thriller, Hotel Artemis is set in its "own distinctive crime universe," according to an official statement. Foster...

Review: MONEY MONSTER Takes A Hostage With A Sense Of Humor

Pleasantly surprising, Jodie Foster's Money Monster is better than expected, in large part because it's not as straightforward as it initially appears. The setup, in fact, leads one to believe that the movie will be a deadly serious hostage thriller....

Tribeca 2016: TAXI DRIVER At 40 - The Final Noir

Don't look now, but 2016 marks 40 years since the release of Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver ... and the end of film noir as audiences had come to know it. "There's No Escape" If you know Taxi Driver, you probably...

Review: ELYSIUM Falters By Taking The Middle Road

After storming onto the scene with District 9, made on the fly after a much-publicized aborted attempt to film Halo, Neill Blomkamp immediately established himself as a sci-fi director contending with the big guys. While not everyone loved his overtly...

Watch The First Trailer For Neill Blomkamp's ELYSIUM

The expectations placed on Neill Blomkamp's Elysium are staggering. On the back of his debut feature, District 9, Blomkamp has been widely hailed not only as a visionary but something far more difficult: A director who can mesh mass entertainment...

Matt Damon's Mech Suit Is The Star Of First ELYSIUM Poster

You'll have to wait until tomorrow to see the first trailer for District 9 director Neill Blomkamp's Elysium, but the first poster has arrived today to whet the appetite. And true to what is clearly shaping up to be Blomkamp's...