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New Trailer: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – Official Trailer #2

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD FEBRUARY 22, 2019 DIRECTED BY: DEAN DEBLOIS Official Synopsis: After becoming the chief of Berk, Hiccup has fulfilled his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, while the sudden discovery of a wild, elusive mate lures Toothless away. When danger threatens their village and tests Hiccup’s reign as chief, Hiccup and Toothless are forced to leave the … Read More New Trailer: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – Official Trailer #2

New Trailer: Ocean’s 8 – Official Trailer #1

OCEAN’S 8 Synopsis: Danny Ocean’s estranged sister Debbie attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s star-studded annual Met Gala. Her first stop is to assemble the perfect crew: Lou, Rose, Daphne Kluger, Nine Ball, Tammy, Amita, and Constance. Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter Directed By: Gary Ross Release … Read More New Trailer: Ocean’s 8 – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Thor: Ragnarok – Official Japanese Trailer #1

THOR: RAGNAROK Synopsis: Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela (Cate Blanchett) from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization. Starring: Chris … Read More New Trailer: Thor: Ragnarok – Official Japanese Trailer #1

New Trailer: Thor: Ragnarok – Official Comic-Con Trailer

THOR: RAGNAROK Synopsis: Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela (Cate Blanchett) from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization. Starring: Chris … Read More New Trailer: Thor: Ragnarok – Official Comic-Con Trailer

New Trailer: Thor: Ragnarok – Official Teaser Trailer #1

THOR: RAGNAROK || Marvel’s gone retro. At least if you look at the two releases this year, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and now Thor: Ragnarok. Both have a title treatment style that goes back to the ’80s and both feature music from the past, with Guardians having a theme of classic rock throughout and Thor featuring Led Zepplin’s “Immigrant Song” which was … Read More New Trailer: Thor: Ragnarok – Official Teaser Trailer #1

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2016 Oscars Challenge: [13] “Carol” – Best Supporting Actress

ROONEY MARA “Carol” OscarsⓇ Nominated Role: Rooney Mara plays Therese Belivet, a department store clerk in the 1950s who longs for a more fulfilling life and falls in love with a refined older woman. Rooney Mara plays Therese in “Carol” with a quiet reserved nature. She a thoughtful person does not express much, yet you know where her gaze lies and that usually where her … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [13] “Carol” – Best Supporting Actress

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2016 Oscars Challenge: [13] “Carol” – Best Leading Actress

CATE BLANCETT “Carol” OscarsⓇ Nominated Role: Cate Blanchett plays Carol Aird, a sophisticated housewife who is threatened with losing custody of her daughter because of her relationship with another woman. There’s absolutely no question why Cate Blanchett has been nominated by the Academy seven times now. When she plays a role, she not only completely transforms into that character, but she travels to every end … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [13] “Carol” – Best Leading Actress

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Online Film Critics Society Awards

The Online Film Critics go full “Mad Max: Fury Road,” giving George Miller Best Director along with Best Picture. Oscar Isaac gets on the board with Best Supporting Actor from “Ex Machina” which will likely not happen at the Oscars. Alicia Vikander, who was not honored here, will be lucky to get in for her “Ex Machina” role, as it does not feel on … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Online Film Critics Society Awards

Movie Review: How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJUNE 23, 2014 “How To Train Your Dragon 2” is a sequel with gravitas. There is a weight to the characters and their situations that build off the first film almost perfectly. Director Dean DeBlois and his writers recognize what makes a franchise special, by raising the stakes and injecting new life into not just the … Read More Movie Review: How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

Quick Review: The Monuments Men (2014)

THE MONUMENTS MEN BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLMAY 17, 2014 On the surface, “The Monuments Men” looks like an Oscar-worthy World War II drama. Directed by George Clooney, he has already proven to be a successful director on previous films like “Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind,” “The Ides Of March,” and the Academy Award-nominated “Good Night, and Good Luck.” Along with an impressive ensemble cast, including … Read More Quick Review: The Monuments Men (2014)

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2014 Oscars Challenge: [25] Blue Jasmine – Three Nominations

Cate Blanchett Nominated Role: As Jasmine, Cate Blanchett portrays a formerly wealthy woman who moves in with her sister after the break-up of her marriage. The odds-on favorite to win, Cate Blanchett has won absolutely every award in her path to get here. Woody Allen obviously provides a fantastic screenplay but with Blanchett and her ability to bring Jasmine to life, this film would … Read More 2014 Oscars Challenge: [25] Blue Jasmine – Three Nominations

Quick Review: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLDECEMBER 23, 2013 David Fincher delivers his most sincere venture yet, with the almost three-hour epic drama “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button.” Centered on an infant born with the qualities of an old man, complete with cataracts and arthritis, abandoned by his father, and taken in by a black woman named Queenie (Taraji P. Henson), … Read More Quick Review: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)

Quick Review: Blue Jasmine (2013)

BLUE JASMINE BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 20, 2013 Dark, quippy, and cathartic, “Blue Jasmine” is the epitome of a Woody Allen film. Forced to give up her lavish lifestyle with her mover-and-shaker husband, Hal (Alec Baldwin), Jasmine (Cate Blanchett) moves in with her lower-middle-class sister, Ginger (Sally Hawkins). There she teeters on the edge of her sanity, descending into alcoholism. “Blue Jasmine” is impressively intricate, … Read More Quick Review: Blue Jasmine (2013)

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Proof Review: Robin Hood (2010)

The 21st Century version of Robin Hood is not your mom and dad’s Robin Hood. Most know Robin Hood the outlaw, set with his merry men and Maid Marian, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor and portrayed by the likes of Kevin Costner. Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood, however, dares to look at an unseen Robin Hood lore, where Russell Crowe delves into Robin Longside, who is simply looking to fight alongside his fellow man.