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Stream Guide: Rosemary’s Baby & The Revenant (August 2nd, 2019)

Two David Fincher films made the Top Ten Streaming Guide this week, including “Gone Girl” and “Se7en.” Also, with Jennifer Kent’s “The Nightingale” hitting theaters this weekend, now is the perfect time to check out her directorial feature debut “The Babadook.” Also, you’ll notice that the Top Three this week have a connection, with all three having ties to Quentin Tarantino’s latest venture “Once … Read More Stream Guide: Rosemary’s Baby & The Revenant (August 2nd, 2019)

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2015 Oscars Challenge: [15] Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes – Best Visual Effects

“DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES” Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist Here’s how good the visual effects team on “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes” is: for two straight films now, critics and audiences alike have been rooting for Andy Serkis to be nominated for an acting award for his motion capture performance as Caesar the ape. Let … Read More 2015 Oscars Challenge: [15] Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes – Best Visual Effects

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Spotlight: Ten Favorite Films Of 2014

Even though this was one of my busiest years yet, I still had time to see over 350 films, a third of which were released in 2014. I saw old classics that I had never seen before like “Amelie” and “Spirited Away” and new classics like “Birdman” and “Joe”. I completed my Oscar Challenge this past January-February, which was 46 days, 42 films, and … Read More Spotlight: Ten Favorite Films Of 2014

Movie Review: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJANUARY 10, 2020 “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes” is the perfect sequel. Not only does it introduce new and exciting characters that refresh the world in which it is set, the entire piece feels like a completely new entity, with Caesar the ape (motion-captured by Andy Serkis), some of his followers including Koba, … Read More Movie Review: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014)

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Best Visual Effects Shortlisted for 87th Academy Awards

Looking at this list of films in contention for the Best Visual Effects nominations shows you exactly how good of a year it was in film, especially where visual effects were concerned. Consisting of three superhero films, four sequels, a reboot, a re-imagining, and one original science fiction fare, this is also a perfect dissection of where the Hollywood blockbuster is at. I question … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 10 Best Visual Effects Shortlisted for 87th Academy Awards

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Tuesday Releases: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

DECEMBER 2ND, 2014 DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES // “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes” is the perfect sequel. Not only does it introduce new and exciting characters that refresh the world in which it is set, the entire piece feels like a completely new entity, with Caesar the ape (motion captured by Andy Serkis), some of his followers including Koba, Rocket, … Read More Tuesday Releases: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

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Theatrical Releases: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Director Richard Linklater is making quite a stir with his new film, “Boyhood”, a drama that he has been filming over the last 12 years. Why would a drama take so long to film? Because he has been leading his leading boy age along with the storyline. Following the same characters as they literally grow up on screen, Linklater is taking film-making to a … Read More Theatrical Releases: Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes