Movies

‘Her’ Movie Review

The “manic pixie dream girl” has become a well-recognized stereotype in romance movies. She’s bubbly, flirtatious and quirky, but most importantly, she’s a tool for the moody male hero to discover himself/a new lease on life. This usually makes her…

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‘Frozen’ skates to New Year’s Day box-office win

“Frozen” was the movie of choice across North America on New Year’s Day, as Disney’s 3D animated kids film took in $8.7 million on Wednesday. Dad may have been parked on the couch for TV’s annual orgy of college football…

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Keanu Reeves’ Latest Movie ’47 Ronin’ Expected to Be Huge Box Office Bomb

Former box office darling Keanu Reeves is having a rough go of it as of late. Variety is reporting that Universal stuido is poised to write off huge losses on 47 Ronin, which had already opened poorly in Japan ahead…

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These 33 Movies Are Disappearing from Netflix in 2014

As the calendar turns to 2014, dozens of movies will disappear from your Netflix library. Fortunately, you’ve still got four days left to binge-watch, before you have to say goodbye to Rose DeWitt Bukater, Jack Dawson and John Malkovich forever.…

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Stars of ‘A Christmas Story’ Reunite on ‘GMA’ for Film’s 30th Anniversary

What do you get when you take one bunny costume, add a pair of mean-spirited elves and a triple-dog dare gone horribly wrong, and throw in an epic quest for a Red Ryder BB gun? The answer is pure movie…

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Movie Review: Martin Scorsese’s ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

Imagine walking into a blow-the-roof-off party. Naked ladies galore. Pulsating music. Pills popped like Tic Tacs. A game involving a dwarf and a bull’s-eye. Crazy fun for a while, right? (Rhetorical question). But then you’re stuck there with a bunch…

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‘August: Osage County’ Moves to December 27, Forgoes Christmas Day Opening

The Weinstein Company just pushed the release date of “August: Osage County” off Christmas Day and moved it to December 27. This is likely a very smart move. “AOC” is a superb dramedy that might not have been the best…

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‘Wolf of Wall Street’ director Martin Scorsese on retirement: ‘You’ll have to tackle me to stop me’

Leonardo DiCaprio hobbled into the press conference for “The Wolf of Wall Street” with a cane. Martin Scorsese, Rob Reiner, Kyle Chandler, screenwriter Terence Winter, and Red Granite Pictures producers Emma Tillinger, Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland also participated in…

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Joaquin Phoenix Targeted for Next ‘Lex Luthor’ Role

As the cast comes together for the as-yet-untitled Superman-Batman film, a new name has surfaced to play the leading antagonist, Lex Luthor. Variety reports that Warner Bros. is looking at Joaquin Phoenix to play Superman’s most famous nemesis who has…

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Movie Review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

As has been proven many times, making a sequel to a beloved comedy is usually a fool’s errand. While Will Ferrell and his writing partner and director, Adam McKay, aren’t always hilarious (even the best comedians bomb sometimes), they’re no…

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