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First teaser for The Terror's second season comes into focus

Going the route of successful anthology series like American Horror Story, AMC's rooted-in-fact cocktail of historical and supernatural horror returns as The Terror: Infamy, ditching the titular English ships of the first season. Instead o...

 
 
 
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The story of Skate Jam, the failed follow-up to Space Jam

I'm always fascinated by the story of movies that could have been. Projects that get announced and fade into obscurity are a real passion of mine and there are plenty of movies that I want to know about the history of. Like, why did a proje...

 
 
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Missing Timeless? Catch the Spanish show that it ripped off

If you're one of the thousands of fans eagerly anticipating whether NBC's show, Timeless, would be renewed or canceled -- for the second time, mind you -- then no doubt you're also looking for another series to watch. Something that scratch...

 
 
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Overlord will be R-rated and not set in Cloverfield Universe

Responding to rumors about whether or not Bad Robot's newest movie Overlord will be based in the Cloverfield universe, J.J. Abrams confirmed that it will not be and that a proper Cloverfield sequel is being developed for theaters.Taking pla...

 
 
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The Terror Season 1 Recap: 'Punished As a Boy'

[Editor's Note: Before we say anything, this recap will obviously go into detail about this episode of The Terror, so there are going to be a ton of SPOILERS. Beginning now.] Interesting episode title, isn't it? What exactly do they me...

 
 
 
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Review: Manifesto

When a work is adapted to another medium, it almost always loses something in translation. Julian Rosefeldt's Manifesto started its life as a multi-screen art installation. I had an opportunity to see it here in New York at the Park Avenue ...

 
 
 
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Review: Seven Weeks (Nononanananoka)

Even though most people in the US know Nobuhiko Obayashi for his 1977 cult classic House (Hausu), he's remained a prolific filmmaker in Japan. His body of work is varied, including the body swap comedy Exchange Students and the Ozu-esq...

 
 
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Review: Cesar Chavez

There is a lot riding on Diego Luna's Cesar Chavez to succeed. Latinos aren't exactly given a lot of representation in fiction, and if there's one man, one figurehead we can rally behind, it's the activist Cesar Chavez. As other biopics for...

 
 
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Super Bowl TV spot for Pompeii

Thanks to that cool band, Bastille, I automatically think of that extremely good "Pompeii" single when I read the word. When I was suddenly reminded Pompeii is a movie that exists during the Super Bowl, I was saddened when there ...

 
 
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Review: Our Nixon

There have been a number of documentaries in recent years that have mostly been comprised of reassembled footage as an exploration of a topic. These are assemblage films in many respects, though I think the official term is "archival" or "a...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: The makers of Rewind This!

With the documentary Rewind This!, director Josh Johnson has created a fine overview of the VHS era, covering the many different facets of the home video revolution. It's not an easy task to tackle the whole format from different angles, bu...

 
 
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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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First look and poster for JFK film Parkland

We haven't done much reporting on Parkland because there hasn't been much to report on. The film has been pretty quiet, but with the release of a few pictures and a new poster our interest has been piqued. The movie takes place in the ...

 
 
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Review: The Act of Killing

Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act of Killing is not just a documentary. It's also an act of confession, a mediation on the power of storytelling, and a kind of historical document. Watching the film, I couldn't stop thinking about two quotations...

 
 
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Interview: Joshua Oppenheimer (The Act of Killing)

The Act of Killing was the most audacious documentary I saw at SXSW, as well as the most upsetting and politically charged. We'll have a full review of the film tomorrow when it gets a theatrical release thanks to Drafthouse Films and execu...

 
 
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Trailer: The Grandmaster

Wong Kar-Wai's The Grandmaster has been stuck in production and post-production h-e-double-hockey-sticks for about three years now. While we can hardly say at this point whether or not the movie will be worth the wait, we can at least be e...

 
 
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Help fund the documentary Chuck Norris vs Communism

You may remember last year that we shared a promotional trailer for Chuck Norris vs. Communism, a documentary on how a woman named Irina Nistor dubbed thousands of illegal foreign blockbusters in 1980s Romania. This act of VHS piracy helpe...

 
 
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Trailer: 42

42 tells the story of the first black American man to play in major league baseball; Jackie Robinson. Judging by the trailer, 42 will focus on a lot of the racism and bigotry that Robinson had to overcome, and how he eventually became a na...

 
 
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Featurette: Gangster Squad

I feel like I've been waiting for this movie since I saw Drive last year and now it's almost finally here! This brief featurette for Gangster Squad features short clips of some of the main actors describing what it was like to make this Lo...

 
 
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Christoph Waltz joining 'Reykjavic' as Mikhail Gorbachev

When I was first introduced to Chrispoph Walt's work through Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds, I knew I would be keeping a close eye on the man and his career. He completely blew me away, and with the exception of Green Hornet, I kno...

 
 
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Enter to win a copy of Iron Sky!

[This contest is now over! Congrats to our winner SirCacophony!] Hey everyone! We have the opportunity for you to enter to win a free copy of Iron Sky -- everyone's favorite Space Nazi movie -- on either DVD or Blu-ray and a free Iron Sky f...

 
 
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This is the first color film footage ever recovered

This is absolutely astonishing. The National Media Museum in Bradford, England has discovered the world's very first color film, dating back to 1902. The film is made from a process developed by Edward Raymond Turner in 1899. It's likely t...

 
 




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Hustlers"Hustle 'n bustle"

 

The Goldfinch"The real deal or fool's gold?"

 

Promare"BURN TO THE GROUND"

 

One Cut of the Dead"Heart-felt brain munching"

 

IT Chapter Two"But are there vomiting turtles?"

 

Satanic Panic"Always tip your drivers"

 

The Peanut Butter Falcon"Who doesn't like Mark Twain?"

 

Artik"The evils of murder and whiskey"

 

Clownado"Cyclownin' around"

 

Ready or Not"Let's play a game"

 

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus"PHASE TWOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

 

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary"The man, the meth, the legerdemain"

 

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"

 

The Kitchen"Half-cooked"

 

Dora and the Lost City of Gold"Can you say "mediocre?""

 

The Nightingale"Heed the black bird's call"

 

The VelociPastor"Not to be confused with The TriceraCops"

 

Nekrotronic"Pokemon GHOST"