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‘Precious’ Post Sparks Race Debate

Sasha Stone from Awards Daily recently posted my article 6 Reasons Why ‘Precious’ Will Be Nominated for Best Picture and it has sparked an intense debate about race and movies in America. A lot of the initial responses were very anti-Mo’Nique because her body of work at this point has been less than commendable. the_movie_guy […]

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Slow Saturday, How About Some Chaplin?

After scanning through my RSS and Twitter feeds there isn’t a whole lot to write about today, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to shamelessly plug some of the pages on Film Misery that you may not have visited yet. Check out the Career Appreciation page where you can vote for which Chaplin film […]

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NEW IN THEATRES: John Connor and Sasha Grey

Another summer weekend, another film looks to steal number one at the Box Office. At this rate it’s going to be whichever film somehow manages to hang on to number one for more than one week. It probably won’t be until later in the summer that that happens. Here are Three to See for the […]

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Technical Difficulties = Major Headache

Apologies for the lack of activity this weekend. Apparently my ISP has blocked my site, preventing me access from updating or even viewing it at home. This should be remedied soon. Look for a new Daily Trivia tomorrow as well as reviews of Angels and Demons and more on Chaplin to come this week.

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Cannes Day One – Much Love for ‘Up’

Over in France, the first day has wrapped up at the Cannes Film Festival and so far only one film has been officially screened, the out-of-competition Up. It is the first time in the festival’s 62 year history that an animated film has opened the competition, and judging by initial word, it may be one […]

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Top 10 Websites for Cannes Festival Coverage

The start of the Cannes Film Festival is just a few hours away and if you’re like me you are probably out there scanning the blogs and the social networking sites, wishing you could be there yourself. I thought I would make keeping up with Cannes easier by compiling the best sites on the net […]

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IN THEATRES: Do I even have to?

As I reported in yesterday’s “Other News” update, Star Trek is already controlling over 80% of online ticket sales. I wouldn’t be surprised if it did better than the other top 10 films this weekend combined, even with Wolverine still in the mix and the fact that the “X-Men” film is in about 250 more […]

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Greatest Poem Ever Written

Poem written by a second grader (as told by my friend who is an elementary school teacher). Roses are red, Violets are blue, No one can stop the dynamic duo of Batman and Robin. Someone give this kid a Pulitzer.

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IN THEATRES: The Summer of Money Begins

Everybody turns their attention to the Box Office this weekend as the summer movie season officially kicks off. The total gross this weekend could outline what Hollywood can expect this year. As I noted in my predictions, I think Summer ’09 is going to be huge. Three to See This Weekend: 1) X-Men Origins: Wolverine […]

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IN THEATRES: April’s Last Gasp

It has been a decent first third of the year. We are about to enter the blockbuster time of year where it seems every weekend there is a film that makes over $50 million domestic. Up to this point in the year, the movie box office seems to be the only industry that is booming, […]

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IN THEATRES: A Little Dancing and Some Intrigue

Rarely do you see an April weekend (or any weekend) with almost all of the new releases having positive Rotten Tomato ratings. If you listen to critics, it should be a good weekend. Three to See: 1) State of Play (Wide) Directed By: Kevin MacDonald Rotten Tomatoes: 83% | Metacritic: 61 This seems like it […]

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IN THEATERS: Observe and Rock

One wide release and one limited release are the films I’m looking forward to this week. Neither of which are going to win at the Box Office because there are so many teen girls who will come out in droves to see Miley Montana, or whatever that singin’ gal is called. Three Two to See: […]

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New ‘Wolverine’ Film Leaked Online

By now everyone knows the hub-bub about the upcoming 20th Century Fox film, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, being leaked online early. Fox 411’s Roger Friedman had the balls to post a review of the pirated version and he’s been chastised all over the internet for it. Well, I decided to go one further and post the […]

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