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Neil Gaiman's AMERICAN GODS: First Trailer

British scribe Neil Gaiman is a pop culture juggernaut, responsible for a myriad of novels, short stories, films, television series, graphic novels and radio shows. Coming into awareness as a fantasy writer, his magnum opus is a series of graphic...

Review: LEGEND, The Full Package, Including Two Killer Roles For Tom Hardy

From his star-making role in Bronson to his box office busting turn in Mad Max: Fury Road, Tom Hardy has quickly established himself as one of the most bankable and most well respected actors working today. So what could be...

Toronto 2015 Review: In LEGEND, Double The Tom Hardy Is Double The Fun

From his star-making role in Bronson to his box office busting turn in Mad Max: Fury Road, Tom Hardy has quickly established himself as one of both the most bankable and most well respected actors working today. So what could...

Opening: GOD HELP THE GIRL, God Help This Movie

Who could possibly say "no" to those beguiling faces, three lovely and charming people who want you to see their new movie God Help the Girl when it opens in limited release on Friday, September 5? Stuart Murdoch, better known...

Melbourne 2014 Review: GOD HELP THE GIRL, A Twee Little Mess

Coming from Belle & Sebastian front-man Stuart Murdoch, God Help The Girl is a directorial debut disaster. The film is stung by lashes of awkward editing, a sloppy screenplay, and a cloying suffocation of artificial, twee characters.Our 'girl' in this modern...

First Teaser for GOD HELP THE GIRL Shows Off Its Film Grain Glory

One of the more buzzy titles at the year's Sundance was Belle & Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch's directorial debut God Help the Girl. The good folks at Amplify scooped it up and are bringing it to theaters on September 5....

Review: POMPEII Erupts With Volcanic Mediocrity

In Pompeii, the ancient Roman city of the title (circa 79 A.D.) is about to be destroyed all over again; this time for fun and profit! The second half of director Paul W.S. Anderson's (known for all those Resident Evil movies)...

Mr. Halfyard: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love 2013

The theme of the year (if it can ever be boiled down to just one thing) is that "GREED is no longer GOOD, it is complicated." Perhaps this is just fall out from filmmaking projects that likely were conceived at...

The Stack: HOUSE OF PSYCHOTIC WOMEN, THE FOG, Danny Boyle's TRANCE, STREET TRASH, And Much More

Films mentioned this week in our video review roundup include Sony's Magic Magic, West of Memphis and Shout Factory's Ralph Bakshi's Heavy Traffic, Swamp Thing, The Incredible Melting Man, Kentucky Fried Movie, and The Producers. 20th Century Fox catalogue titles...

Fantasia 2013 Interview: Hallucinating and Elucidating MAGIC MAGIC with Director Sebastián Silva

Magic Magic is a tight psychological bit of hysteria on just how far a breach of social contract can go, that sees an awkward Michael Cera terrorizing wilting wallflower Juno Temple at an island cottage in Latin America. After being wowed by...

Fantasia 2013 Review: MAGIC MAGIC Spirals Into Madness To Great Effect

We get to a point midway in Sebastián Silva's empathy endurance test, Magic Magic, where Alicia, a blonde girl in a bathing suit is standing on the edge of a cliff, alone. She goes through the motions of trying to...

MAGIC MAGIC Trailer Has Creepy Michael Cera Torment Juno Temple in Chile

Chilean director Sebasti├ín Silva (The Maid, Old Cats, Life Kills Me) makes his English language debut with this psychological thriller featuring intimidation, hypnosis and maybe just a bit of overwrought villainy on the part of Michael Cera. Maria Full of Grace star Catalina...

HBO's AMERICAN GODS Planned For Six Seasons?

Can this be true? Playtone Productions - the production outfit founded by Tom Hanks - announced this morning that they're already announced television adaptation of Neil Gaiman's American Gods is being planned as a six season run of ten to...

Chile's Sebastian Silva To Make English Debut With Michael Cera Starring Thriller MAGIC, MAGIC

In an intriguing collision of talents, it has been announced that Chilean director Sebastian Silva - director of critical hits La Nana (The Maid) and Old Cats - will be making his English language debut with the Michael Cera starring...