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A24 enters the war genre with first Kill Team trailer

A24 has been hitting it out of the park in recent years. Where as smaller distribution companies are either being bought out or facing bankruptcy. The still young A24 has been putting out award winners and crowd pleasers. While The Kill Te...

 
 
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Tribeca Review: A Day in the Life of America

Out of all of the movies I planned on covering for the Tribeca Film Festival, A Day in the Life of America was by far one of the most ambitious films that could have gone completely haywire. This documentary has a striking premise: cam...

 
 
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We finally get our first look at the Waco TV miniseries

The 90's were a turbulent time in domestic American history. Between the Unabomber's final packages, the Ruby Ridge standoff and the Olympic Park bombing it was a chaotic and bloody period. One of the biggest domestic tragedies was the ATF/...

 
 
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Review: Detroit

In the opening scene of Detroit, a large group of African Americans are rounded up and arrested en masse for having an indoor party; their crime: not having a liquor license, supposedly. They are put in the backs of paddy wagons u...

 
 
 
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Four patriotic movies to watch on the Fourth of July

The most patriotic of our major American holidays is upon us and for many that means barbeques, a day off from work, and fireworks. But me? Barbeques aren't the same for me since I don't eat meat, I work today because freedom ain't free, ...

 
 
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Review: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

I can say this about Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: Ang Lee and his cast have their hearts in the right place. Adapted from Ben Fountain's novel of the same name, the film is constantly trying to remind its viewers about the toll that war...

 
 
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Review: London Has Fallen

A month ago, I signed up for Movie Pass. It’s a service where, for $45 a month, I can see a movie in a participating theater (which is most of them) every 24 hours. It’s a pretty cool deal, especially in New York City, where tic...

 
 
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Review: Where to Invade Next

Michael Moore and Donald Trump have something in common. No, seriously. They want to make America great again. In Where to Invade Next, Moore pretends he's been sent by the Pentagon to invade other countries. His mission: to steal their ide...

 
 
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Believe it, a live action Naruto adaptation is in the works

In an effort to make everything you've ever possibly loved into a movie, the searched has moved over to Japan and its ever growing collection of manga comics and anime. One of the more famous over there, Naruto, a comic series about a young...

 
 
 
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Review: The Interview

After a crazy couple of weeks of Sony hacks, full on terrorist attack threats, cancellations, and a last minute reneging, I sort of forgot that at the center of all this mess was a comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. Under normal c...

 
 
 
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Newest trailer for American Sniper is American

I'm not usually one for these "America" films, but Clint Eastwood has proven time and time again he's good at deconstructing the jingoistic nature of the country. I've been gripped by American Sniper ever since its first trailer, so I'm gl...

 
 
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First trailer for Clint Eastwood's American Sniper

So I'm not usually one for military films, but something about this trailer for Clint Eastwood's (who took over when Steven Spielberg left the project) American Sniper. The trailer is just cut so well, I'm hooked and want to see the result...

 
 
 
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First trailer for The Purge: Anarchy shows potential

It's here, the official unveiling of the sequel to the divisive political-horror film The Purge. The sequel, dubbed "Anarchy" will be leaving the wealthy suburbs to show what life is really like for those glorious 12 hours of the year...

 
 
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Review: American Hustle

As I sit here, trying in vain to remember anything of importance about David O. Russell’s latest film American Hustle -- which I saw hours ago -- I have to ask myself the question: is this my fault? I saw the ads and read the title, s...

 
 
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Olympus Has Fallen gets a sequel, London Has Fallen

Although Olympus Has Fallen was the worst of the two recent "White House 'Splodes" flicks (the other White House Down), it's getting a sequel because folks were more drawn to the one that released first I guess. The sequel is titl...

 
 
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Red Band trailer for Homefront is so America

Homefront is a film, written by Sylvester Stallone, starring Jason Statham as an ex-DEA agent who has to eventually confront the druglord Gator, played by James Franco. How has this film not been hyped more? If you're looking for a truly A...

 
 
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First trailer for Homefront, written by...Sly Stallone?

This first trailer for Homefront, adapted from a Chuck Logan novel with a screenplay written by Sylvester Stallone, is everything great about movies. It's about an ex-DEA agent, played by Jason Statham, who travels to a backwaterburg in No...

 
 
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Chinese PLA officer claims Pacific Rim is propaganda

According to a statement in People's Liberation Army Daily, Zhang Jieli (a PLA officer), wrote that Hollywood uses movies as a way to convey American propaganda to the world. Sure big Hollywood films could have big 'Merican undertones,...

 
 
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First trailer for JFK assassination film, Parkland

Following up on the poster and images released a few days ago, the first trailer for Parkland takes us inside Parkland Hospital during JFK's assassination. Sure the assassination has been mined to death before, but I'm hoping that a d...

 
 
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Check out the 10ft Robocop statue going up in Detroit

Just when you think the world couldn't get any more awesome, we finally have pictures of the glorious statue of Robocop that's going to be placed in the city of Detroit. Detroit is were the original movie takes place and thus, justly, a pet...

 
 
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Trailer: White House Down

I reaaaaaally want to see White House Down as of now. Why? Because it reminds me so much of the original Die Hard. You have a singular building (the White House), bunch of guys invade that building and take folks hostage, and the main guy'...

 
 
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Study says 49% of Americans think trailers spoil too much

Do you like to avoid trailers so you can go in to a film not knowing what will happen (I know our own Dre tends to do this)? You might be doing the right thing. According to a new study (YouGov Omnibus), 49% of Americans feel that trailers ...

 
 
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier begins production

Set to release April 4th next year, Captain America: The Winter Soldier has finally started production. With this news is the press release featuring the first image for the film (above), a summary, and a full cast list:  Captain Amer...

 
 
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UPDATE 2: New Pacific Rim Jaeger posters are gorgeous

UPDATE 2: Now we've got all five Pacific Rim Jaegers folks! USA's Gipsy Danger and Australia's Striker Eureka! Now that you've seen them all, what do you think? I'm personally hoping they eventually combine and form a Voltron of some sort.&...

 
 
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Trailer: White House Down

Here's the first trailer for the latest White House destroying film White House Down (not to be confused with other White House destroying media such as Olympus Has Fallen, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Independence Day, First Kid, Superman II, F...

 
 
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Iron Man 3 gets collectible 3D glasses because reasons

So at this point, I assume you've made your decision on whether or not you're going to see Iron Man 3. If you are, are you going to see it in 3D? If you are, maybe you'll get one of these pairs of glasses (which I assume won't get taken awa...

 
 
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Don Cheadle goes full AMERICA in new Iron Man 3 poster

Even if Iron Man 3's Super Bowl spot and recent promotional poster seem to emphasize what kind of a bad time Tony Stark is going to have, I think we're all forgetting that Iron Patriot is going to be in this movie. Sure it's just a gussied ...

 
 
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Falcon gets his wings in Captain America: Winter Soldier

When news of Anthony Mackie getting cast as Falcon in Captain America: Winter Soldier broke, I was elated because Marvel was going to get outrageous. They were ready to show off a man who flew around with giant metal wings and spoke telepat...

 
 
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Trailer: Red Dawn

If you had any doubts that the Red Dawn remake (out next week!) was going to lack in awesomeness, you can put those thoughts to rest now. While this may be a shorter cut version of the first trailer (with one very notable new thing that I ...

 
 
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Anthony Mackie may fly as Falcon in Captain America 2

Not content to just reveal large amounts of Iron Man 3 and "Phase Two" information, Marvel revealed some casting information for Captain America: Winter Soldier at Comic-Con. Sebastian Stan is confirmed to return as Bucky -- Captain America...

 
 
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The Inbetweeners movie already set for US remake

Pay attention for a bit, because it make get a bit confusing down the line. So The Inbetweeners was a popular UK sitcom about a band of misfit teenagers that ran from 2008-2010. Last year, a movie was released (and reviewed by our very own ...

 
 
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New photos for Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild has been making the festival rounds and cleaning up wherever it goes. It won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Dramatic Film and the Excellence in Cinematography Award at this year's Sundance, and it was an official ...

 
 
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Trailer: The Queen of Versailles

The Queen of Versailles is a Sundance award winning documentary by Lauren Greenfield showing the outrageously extravagant life of one of the richest couples in America - Westgate Resorts CEO David Siegel and his wife Jackie Siegel. This do...

 
 
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Trailer: Hyde Park on Hudson

In Hyde Park on Hudson, we have an effervescent Bill Murray playing one of the most unforgettable presidents in American history, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Also starring is Laura Linney as Daisy, Roosevelt's distant cousin, confidante and...

 
 
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Roland Emmerich planning White House Down

America doesn't usually take kindly to foreigners planning on causing havoc in or around the White House, but German director Roland Emmerich is planning a second visit to the President's gaff with White House Down, having already blown the...

 
 
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Trailer: Battleship

WARNING: The above trailer for Transformers Battleship contains dangerous levels of baddassery, 'splosions and dubsteb that it may be harmful to anyone with any kind of sensitivities to awesomeness. For those poor unfortunate few, I've tak...

 
 




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IT Chapter Two"But are there vomiting turtles?"

 

Satanic Panic"Always tip your drivers"

 

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Artik"The evils of murder and whiskey"

 

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Ready or Not"Let's play a game"

 

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus"PHASE TWOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

 

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette"Eh, she'll come back eventually"

 

Good Boys"Kissing party"

 

Driven"John DeLorean's shattered dream "

 

Long Gone By"Moral conundrum with ice cream "

 

Millennium Actress"A classic revived"

 

The Art of Racing in the Rain"No paws, all wheels"

 

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