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Oscars Watch: 30th Independent Film Project Gotham Awards

Tonight, the IFP Gotham Awards was a beacon of inclusivity. People of vast gender, ethnicity, race, etc. were among those awarded, presenting, and overall honored… and almost all of it was done from home. Yes, that meant their was some lag-time when people were thrown to, live. But the overall message of the evening was never lost. Hopefully the Academy was taking notes, because … Read More Oscars Watch: 30th Independent Film Project Gotham Awards

New Trailer: Venom – Official Trailer #2

“VENOM” October 5, 2018 Ruben Fleischer Official Synopsis: Following a scandal, journalist Eddie Brock attempts to revive his career by investigating the Life Foundation, but comes into contact with an alien symbiote that bonds with him, giving him superpowers as long as they share the same body. Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott Screenplay By: Scott Rosenberg Jeff Pinkner … Read More New Trailer: Venom – Official Trailer #2

New Trailer: Venom – Official Trailer #2

VENOM My personal biases keep me from being able to enjoy these trailers for the new Spider-Man (without actually having Spider-Man) villain stand-alone movie, “Venom.” First of all, Sony Pictures comes off to me as one of the biggest production companies to not know what the hell they are doing when it comes to producing. Films like “Ghostbusters” and the last run of “Spider-Man” … Read More New Trailer: Venom – Official Trailer #2

New Trailer: Venom – Official Teaser Trailer #1

VENOM Synopsis: One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom. Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott Directed By: Ruben Fleischer Based On: “Planet of the Symbiotes” by David Michelinie Release Date: October 5, 2018 Studio: Sony Pictures

Quick Review: Closed Circuit (2013)

CLOSED CIRCUIT BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLSEPTEMBER 7, 2013 With all the makings of a concise and memorable thriller, “Closed Circuit” takes its flashy and topical subject matter of a government cover-up and squanders it with a less than impressive delivery. Saved, for the most part, by the acting chops of the beautiful Rebecca Hall and an expected yet captivating performance from Eric Bana, the film … Read More Quick Review: Closed Circuit (2013)