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Other Woman: Silly Revenge Comedy Starring Cameron Diaz

The new chick flick, “The Other Woman,” a star-driven revenge comedy, could have been fun to watch if it were directed by somebody more talented and resourceful than Nick Cassavetes.

Midnight Rider: Hurt Pulls Out of Starring Role

William Hurt has pulled out of his starring role in “Midnight Rider,” in which he was set to play musician Gregg Allman. Production on “Midnight Rider” was halted after second camera assistant Sarah Jones was killed in a February 20 train accident on a railway bridge in Georgia. Hurt was on the bridge where the […]

Oscar Movies: Dr. Cyclops (1940)

The first Technicolor horror film since Mystery of the Wax Museum, Dr. Cyclops is directed by Ernest Schoedsack (best known for King Kong). Albert Dekker plays the mad scientist Dr. Thorkel, who has developed a process to shrink human beings. His first victims include mining engineers Bill Stockton (Thomas Coley) and Steve Baker (Victor Kilian) […]

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X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST – Trailer

Directed by Bryan Singer. Starring Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence. 20th Century Fox releasing on May 23, 2014.

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John Wayne: Marriage, Family, and Women on the Side

Celebrating our Site’s 11th Anniversary: No less than 12 of our site’s most widely read articles concern John Wayne, a remarkable fact, indicating the Duke’s popularity 35 years after his death!

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Cannes Film Fest 2014: Many Women in Program

Festival head Thierry Fremaux insists that featuring 15 women directors in the official selection–two of them (Naomi Kawase and Alice Rohrwacher) in competition–was not a conscious decision.

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Korengal: Powerful Follow-Up to Oscar Nominee Restrepo

Directed by filmmaker, war journalist and author Sebastian Junger, the film offers a look at the experience of combat through a deep, haunting exploration of the soldiers’ psychology.

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Other Woman: Silly Revenge Comedy Starring Cameron Diaz

The new chick flick, “The Other Woman,” a star-driven revenge comedy, could have been fun to watch if it were directed by somebody more talented and resourceful than Nick Cassavetes.

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Ben-Hur: Third Version (After Silent and 1959 Oscar Winner)

Paramount and MGM are ready to join forces on a remake of the 1959 Oscar-winner Ben-Hur.

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Almodovar Revisited: Volver–Fifth Masterpiece?

Though stylistically different, thematically, “Volver” belongs to the same universe as “All About My Mother,” centering on a group of victimized but resilient women who have (almost) no use for men in their lives.