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Opening in Theaters: THE GRUDGE, Once More, With Menace

Andrea Riseborough, Demián Bichir, John Cho, Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye and Jacki Weaver star in Nicolas Pesce's new version of Shimizu Takashi's original horror thriller.

THE DISASTER ARTIST Teaser: James Franco and Seth Rogen Each Have Their Challenges

In a new teaser for The Disaster Artist, James Franco tries to act and Seth Rogen tries to direct. But it's not going very well. The film explores the making of Tommy Wiseau's legendarily awful The Room, which is what...

SXSW 2017 Review: From SMALL CRIMES Come Big Troubles

Four years ago, Evan Katz made his directorial debut with the pitch-black comedy thriller Cheap Thrills, pitting Pat Healy against Ethan Embry in a diabolical, desperate game of survival. Now Katz has returned to the director's chair with Small Crimes,...

Review: MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT, Woody Allen Still Believes

Woody Allen may not believe in God, but he does believe in magic. This much has been clear for years, at least since "Oedipus Wrecks," his entry in the 1991 anthology film New York Stories, in which a hapless magician's mother...

Oscar Rundown, Part III: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, AMOUR, and LIFE OF PI

In this final stretch of examining the nine Academy Award nominees for Best Picture (don't miss parts one and two), the focus switches from the large, patriotically minded spectacles to more personal endeavors. Typically, such efforts tend to be...

AnarchyVision: Talking MAMA, THE LAST STAND And Oscar Preview

Twitch is proud to announce a new a new regular video series, Twitchvision! On a weekly basis I'll be pontificating on Canada's Nationally Broadcast CTV News Channel. The live broadcast is at 7:30pm EST on Sunday nights, and on Monday mornings...

LINCOLN Grabs 12 Academy Award Nominations, Amidst Surprises and Snubs

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln received 12 Academy Award nominations for the 85th Academy Awards, announced this morning. Nine films were nominated for best picture, with the most surprising nod going to Michael Haneke's Amour, which was also nominated (as expected) for...

Opening: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK Features Terrific, Winning Performances

For his follow-up to 2010's The Fighter, which won Academy Awards for supporting actors Christian Bale and Melissa Leo, writer/director David O. Russell has adapted a novel by Matthew Quick into another film that is receiving plaudits for its performances....

TIFF 2012 Review: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

The trailer for David O. Russell's follow up to his Oscar nominated The Fighter, combined with the twee title, makes Silver Linings Playbook to be a horrible film about crazy people in love.Its a credit both to Russell, a fine...