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Bennett Miller, Biographies, and FOXCATCHER

By at July 7, 2014 | 9:19 pm | 0 Comment

Bennett Miller, Biographies, and FOXCATCHER

Bennett Miller knows reality. Although the filmmaker has just two feature-length movies under his belt, he's already exhibited a remarkable storytelling skill, an ability to tell based-in-truth events from just the right angle. The proof? Capote, starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in some of the most unlikely casting of the last decade, and Moneyball, a winning more...

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More Favorable Odds: THE HUNGER GAMES – CATCHING FIRE Film Review

By at November 20, 2013 | 11:11 pm | 4 Comments

More Favorable Odds: THE HUNGER GAMES – CATCHING FIRE Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars For all you Hunger Games fans, let’s cut to the chase: Catching Fire, the second episode in the four-part adaptation of the book series, is superior to its predecessor in just about every way. Sure, it faithfully aligns with the book and safely plays to the franchise’s core audience. But this sequel is better cast, well-wound and powerfully paced. more...

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A LATE QUARTET Movie Poster and Soundtrack Giveaway

By at November 16, 2012 | 10:31 pm | 18 Comments

A LATE QUARTET Movie Poster and Soundtrack Giveaway

You want to celebrate the spirit of independent film like a champ? This weekend, while the rest of the world is swooning and tittering over the final edition of Twilight, get a ticket for a good movie about classical music featuring a couple great actors. You'll be helping Beethoven kick Team Edward's ass. The film is A Late Quartet, a fine dramatic showcase for top more...

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Pulling Some Strings: A LATE QUARTET Film Review

By at November 1, 2012 | 11:52 pm | 4 Comments

Pulling Some Strings: A LATE QUARTET Film Review

3.5 / 5 stars Within the classical music drama A Late Quartet, there’s a better film ready to leap out. It involves Philip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener, two of the finer and more dependable actors in film today, playing a troubled couple in a renowned string quartet that’s destined for dissolution (it's their third pairing after Synecdoche, New York and more...

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