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Review: INCREDIBLES 2, Brad Bird Does it Again, Another Excellent Family Superhero Film!

Incredibles 2 picks up from the moment The Underminer makes his appearance at the end of the first film. Yet, failing to stop The Underminer from committing his crime the Parrs and all superheroes are under even more scrutiny than...

Trailer for Jordan Peele's GET OUT: Horror of a Different Colour

Fans of the sketch comedy show Key and Peele are probably aware that one of its stars, Jordan Peele, is a huge horror film fan. So much so that he teamed up with Blumhouse Productions to write and direct Get...

Review: WAR STORY, A Devastating Study Of Conflict, From Within

Mark Jackson did not so much as burst forth onto the independent film scene in 2011 with his brilliant first feature Without. Rather he made a careful set of imprints and impressions, distinct and measured, over the entire year on...

HOW & WHY, Charlie Kaufman TV Show, Does Not Pass Go At FX

It sounded like a triumphant return to television for Charlie Kaufman, the Academy Award-winning writer of Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, but 'twas not to be, at least at one U.S. cable broadcaster. How & Why, a comedy pilot created...

Review: BEGIN AGAIN Reinvents The Movie Musical With A Little Bit Of Street Magic

I know magic when I see it, when I feel it, when I hear it. John Carney's marvelously understated, dexterously graceful Begin Again contains at least three sequences that are absolutely, unexpectedly magical. Frankly, after a single viewing, I'm not...

Sundance 2014 Review: WAR STORY, A Devastating Study Of Conflict, From Within

Mark Jackson did not so much as burst forth onto the independent film scene in 2011 with his brilliant first feature Without. Rather he made a careful set of imprints and impressions, distinct and measured, over the entire year on...

Cera And Hawkes Lead Cast Of Charlie Kaufman's HOW & WHY

Charlie Kaufman's very particular brand of oddity is headed to the small screen, the Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind and Adaptation writer set to write and direct the pilot episode of his new half hour comedy How & Why...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, Denis' BASTARDS, and More!

Scott's back this week, and we've got a slew of films to talk about. While GRAVITY continues to rule the box office, Hanks makes a fine turn in Captain Phillips. Also chatted about Claire Denis' Bastards (playing Toronto's TIFF Lightbox...

Review: CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, A Remarkably Rich And Thrilling Tale Of Piracy On The High Seas

In April 2009, Captain Richard Phillips was aboard the MV Maersk Alabama, a container ship bringing supplies and donations to Kenya. Passing through international waters off the coast of Somalia, the ship was commandeered by a small band of pirates,...

The Stack: HOUSE OF WAX 3D, 100 BLOODY ACRES, THE CROODS, THIS IS THE END and more...

Welcome back to The Stack! This week we're dividing the show into two separate episodes so I can finally catch up from Fantastic Fest. Look for October 8 releases to be covered on Wednesday October 9. In the mean time...

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS To Open The Tokyo International Film Festival

The Tokyo International Film Festival, which shares an acronym with its Toronto counterpart and begins just a month later, made some initial announcements today. The opening film of the festival will be Paul Greengrass' latest, Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks; it's based...

Review: THE CROODS Survives by its Wits

Nicolas Cage and Emma Stone head the voice cast of Dreamworks' latest animated odyssey, following the world's last surviving family of Neanderthals as they venture forth into an untamed and unexplored prehistoric world. Gorgeous visuals, frantic pacing and a...