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Alexander Payne's DOWNSIZING Gets a Full-Sized Trailer

Alexander Payne's Downsizing has made stops on the festival circuit in Venice, Telluride and Toronto so far -- it will also be closing Fantastic Fest later this month -- and so it's time to take a look at its first...

DOWNSIZING Teaser: Matt Damon in Alexander Payne's Latest Suggests Size Isn't Everything

Alexander Payne's Downsizing opens the Venice Film Festival tonight and that occasions the first teaser, set to Talking Heads' very familiar tune "Once in a Lifetime." Matt Damon leads the cast, which includes Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Laura...

Review: GHOSTBUSTERS Ain't Afraid of No Estrogen!

The new Ghostbusters uses the same iconic logo of the original 1984 film, with a few minor differences: the new one is beveled, and shiny. Such is the essential difference between this new remake and the beloved classic of our...

Destroy All Monsters: The Toxic Masculinity of Shaming the GHOSTBUSTERS Haters

The cadre of solipsistic, misogynist Ghostbusters fanboys executed what one hopes would be their final coup de grace against Paul Feig's imminent Ghostbusters reboot this week, by spamming the IMDB (and Letterboxd) with disastrously low user ratings for a movie...

SAUSAGE PARTY: Less Sex Than Expected, Much More Violence In Trailer For Seth Rogen's Animated Feature

Call the Seth Rogen and Evan Golberg originated Sausage Party the anti-Toy Story, if you will. Like the Pixar classic, the story here revolves around a collection of consumer goods whose only goal in life has been to be chosen...

International GHOSTBUSTERS Trailer Offers A Bit More Hemsworth

If you were among those unconvinced by the first trailer for the Paul Feig directed reboot of Ghostbusters then I think it's safe to say that the new international trailer for the film will not convince you otherwise. Made up...

GHOSTBUSTERS: Watch The Trailer For The Paul Feig Reboot Now!

After literally years of talk about a third live action Ghostbusters film the time has finally arrived to stop speculating on what be coming and talk about the real thing. Or at least base our speculation on some actual footage...

Melbourne 2015 Review: Sebastian Silva Proves He's The NASTY BABY

Based on a true story (very loosely), Silva's latest film Nasty Baby is a completely misdirected comedy drama about a gay hipster couple, artist Freddy (Silva himself) and Mo (Tunde Adebimpe) who reside in Brooklyn and are trying to...

GHOSTBUSTERS 3: First Pic Of The Ladies In Full Kit

Ghostbusters director Paul Feig has mastered the art of the tease via his Twitter account while his film is in production. He has given us separate glimpses of the ladies' uniforms, their proton packs and Ecto-1. Now, everything has come together...

Review: WELCOME TO ME, Comedy That Bleeds Into Trauma

Kristen Wiig has been enjoying a lengthy run of success since leaving Saturday Night Live in 2012. Her humor is punctuated by awkward, uncomfortable stares, or lines delivered with more weight -- loneliness, sadness, regret -- than they seem to...

GHOSTBUSTERS 3: Who You Gonna Call? McCarthy, Wiig, Jones And McKinnon Apparently

After much speculation it looks like Ghostbusters 3 is going with four female leads. According to the report over at THR Melissa McCarthy has already signed on to Paul Feig's film. Kristen Wiig is still in negotiations with Sony along...

Vancouver 2014 Review: WELCOME TO ME Stokes The Fires Of Disability Discourse

Kristen Wiig has been enjoying a lengthy run of success since leaving Saturday Night Live in 2012. Her humor is punctuated by awkward, uncomfortable stares, or lines delivered with more weight -- loneliness, sadness, regret -- than they seem to...

Sundance 2014 Review: In THE SKELETON TWINS Bill Hader Elevates An Otherwise Pedestrian American Dramedy

I've been here before. This all looks quite familiar. It's not quite deja vu though. The window dressing is different. They've swapped a cute dog for goldfish. I think that's a new couch. But that's the same ottoman.Craig Johnson's The...

China Box Office: Minions Storm The Mainland As DESPICABLE ME 2 Opens Top

After a lengthy delay, Dreamworks' animated hit Despicable Me 2 finally opens in mainland China and goes straight into the top spot. Rank Title Origin 6/1-12/1 (US$M) Total (US$M) Screening days 1 Despicable Me 2 USA $15.37 $15.37 3 2...

Review: Stiller Waters Fail to Run Deep In THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY

Imagine a would-be studio blockbuster that sets out to be all things to all audiences, a soaring positive journey of a film that manages to include a bit of social observation; an entertaining winner on all fronts. This is the film...

Review: DESPICABLE ME 2 Is Even Weaker Than the First One

In the pilot episode of the animated sitcom Despicable Me -- which somehow appeared in movie theaters, despite clearly being meant for TV -- we were introduced to Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), a comically accented supervillain who adopted three...

More Minions! First Teaser For DESPICABLE ME 2!

Much like the Martians in Toy Story the Minions of Despicable Me add virtually nothing to the actual story but a whole lot of awesome to the overall viewing experience. This is something their creators know full well so guess...

MACGRUBER review

Although the "MacGruber" movie has anything and more that just about anyone could reasonably expect from a feature film based upon the notorious "Saturday Night Live" sketch, it does have one major thing going against it - it's a "MacGruber"...