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Tuesday Releases: 12 Strong & Peter Rabbit

MAY 1ST, 2018 Official Synopsis: Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary comedy with attitude. In the film, Peter’s feud with Mr. McGregor (Domhnall Gleeson) escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for the affections of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives next door … Read More Tuesday Releases: 12 Strong & Peter Rabbit

2018 Oscars Challenge: [6] “The Insult” – Best Foreign Language Feature

“THE INSULT” Lebanon; Directed by Ziad Doueiri Director: Ziad Doueiri Producers: Rachid Bouchareb, Jean Bréhat, Julie Gayet, Antoun Sehnaoui, and Nadia Turincev Cinematography: Tommaso Fiorilli Editor: Dominique Marcombe Composer: Éric Neveux Distributor: Cohen Media Group Release Date: August 31, 2017 Run-time: 112 minutes FILM SYNOPSIS: Palestinian refuge Yasser, a construction foreman, is assigned to do repairs on an apartment building inhabited by Lebanese Christians, including … Read More 2018 Oscars Challenge: [6] “The Insult” – Best Foreign Language Feature

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Theatrical Releases: The Commuter, Paddington 2, & Proud Mary

  THE COMMUTER || What basically looks like Liam Neeson’s film “Non-Stop,” which was on a plane, “The Commuter” puts him on a train, this time racing against the clock to find someone on the train while a Vera Farmiga threatens him and his family for some reason (“Taken,” anyone?). STREAM PADDINGTON 2 || Paddington the bear is back and despite the amazing reviews … Read More Theatrical Releases: The Commuter, Paddington 2, & Proud Mary

Oscars Watch: 9 Foreign Language Features Shortlisted for 90th Academy Awards

The Foreign Language features have been parred down from 92 entries to just 9 eligible for the five slots and a shot at the Oscar. Interestingly enough, Angelina Jolie’s “First They Killed My Father” was not on the list, nor was Norway’s entry “Thelma” or the two-time Academy Award nominated director Michael Haneke’s “Happy End.” Here are the nine that were chosen: Chile, “A … Read More Oscars Watch: 9 Foreign Language Features Shortlisted for 90th Academy Awards