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Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Seeks a New Home in a New Age

The animated film features the voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloƫ Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, with Bette Midler and Allison Janney; Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan directed.

Trailer & Poster for MA: Not The House Party You're Looking For

Blumhouse can arguably officially take on the mantle of premiere indie horror film production company; like Hammer Films in the 1960s & 70s, we have come to expect a certain level of horror with more than a little dash of...

THE SHAPE OF WATER Named Best Picture by Dallas Critics

It's that time of year when we look back and celebrate the best films and, as a proud member of the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, I'm glad to say that Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water has named...

AnarchyVision: #TIFF17 Edition!

A look at a slew of Toronto International Film festival (TIFF) films, from Darren Aronofsky's Mother! to the fantastic I, Tonya, The Shape of Water and Jane, as well as Canadian indie Porcupine Lake....

Review: MINIONS Tickles Funnybone, But Scratches No Itch

(Nevertheless it will make.... MILLIONS!) In the increasingly vast catalog of computer-generated animated feature films, the two Despicable Me films aren't exactly considered to be top tier. Weak in story and painfully sentimental, what watchability they have is completely owned...

Hollywood Beat: Minions Top Johnny Depp; WAY, WAY BACK Rises Way, Way High; FRUITVALE STATION Opening

Did you enjoy your holiday weekend? Did you even get a day off? Canadians got to celebrate Canada Day last Monday, while Americans were granted Thursday to celebrate Independence Day -- or, as it's known in my neighborhood, "set off...

Review: THE WAY, WAY BACK, Charming, Honest, And LOL Funny

Being the awkward kid is the worst. Making friends is hard; everyone thinks you're one with the freaks, and contact with the opposite sex is pretty much non-existent. Since lack of confidence is always going to be an uphill battle...

Hollywood Beat: I'M SO EXCITED and THE HEAT Are Box Office Winners, RAY DONOVAN And UNDER THE DOME Rule TV

In this week's column: Light-hearted fare rules the box office, both on the indie and mainstream charts. And, on the small screen, a Hollywood fixer and small-town hysteria dominate the news....

Sundance 2013 Review: THE WAY, WAY BACK Wants You to Laugh as Hard as You Can. And You Will.

Being the awkward kid is the worst. Making friends is hard; everyone thinks you're one with the freaks, and contact with the opposite sex is pretty much non-existent. Since lack of confidence is always going to be an uphill...

Sundance 2013 First Impression: THE WAY, WAY BACK is Heavy on Laughs

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash may not exactly be household names, but chances are you would recognize their faces from the myriad of comic roles they've played over the years. They made a splash on the filmmaker scene two...

Review: STRUCK BY LIGHTNING, a Subpar Dark Comedy Almost Saved by a Knockout Performance from Allison Janney

For a lot of people, high school was never fun - the bullies, the pimples, and the god awful cafeteria food. For Carson Phillips (Glee's Chris Colfer, who also wrote the film), high school became the death of him. His dad...