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Once Upon a Time in the Recession: KILLING THEM SOFTLY Film Review

By at December 2, 2012 | 10:19 pm | 0 Comment

Once Upon a Time in the Recession: KILLING THEM SOFTLY Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars In reuniting with director Andrew Dominik (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), Brad Pitt stars as Jackie Cogan, a mob hitman tasked with finding the culprits responsible for robbing an underground gambling ring, amid the 2008 economic crisis. With news reports on the faltering economy littering the background, and gangsters more...

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Where Politics Meets Profanity: A British Analysis of IN THE LOOP

By at September 7, 2011 | 10:37 pm | 0 Comment

Where Politics Meets Profanity: A British Analysis of IN THE LOOP

Ed. Note: With a stage full of candidates shouting about their White House aspirations Wednesday night, UK contributor Matt Clough has his eye on politics too. Specifically, a look back at the three-ring circus that is Armando Ianucci's scathing British 2009 satire, In The Loop. When watching Hollywood films, it’s very easy to be seduced by what they show as more...

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New Movie Preview, Trailer: James Gandolfini Stars in CINEMA VERITE

By at March 18, 2011 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

New Movie Preview, Trailer: James Gandolfini Stars in CINEMA VERITE

Why would anyone want their family's lives recorded and televised? With the ubiquitous presence of "family" reality shows in 2011, that's a question barely uttered anymore. But when filmmaker Craig Gilbert entered the home of the Loud family, shooting 300 hours of footage and airing the Louds' lives on PBS as the documentary An American Family, it had never been done more...

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Shooting Begins (Finally) on HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN

By at March 11, 2011 | 10:09 pm | 0 Comment

Shooting Begins (Finally) on HEMINGWAY & GELLHORN

Way back in June 2007, with just one episode of The Sopranos remaining, we dreamed of a Sopranos feature film (sigh), and ran through the list of upcoming projects for the series' stars. One of the most intriguing on that list was a film about the relationship between Ernest Hemingway and war correspondent Martha Gellhorn, with James Gandolfini and Robin Wright Penn set more...

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