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Escape from Tomorrow

With Escape from Tomorrow, one fears the story behind the movie would loom larger than the movie itself. Luckily, that is not the case. After all, it opens with a decapitation on Disney World’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster.
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William Friedkin spends a lot of time in his 2013 memoir discussing why Sorcerer didn't click with critics and audiences even though he believes it to be better than his previous film, The Exorcist. Now that Warner Home Video has reissued Sorcerer on Blu-ray, we can see what Friedkin's fuss is all about.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Broadchurch: The Complete First Season

Welcome to the coastal resort of Broadchurch, population … oh, who can keep track, what will all the corpses? Yes, Broadchurch is yet another British television procedural involving the search for a murderer in a quaint little town, just like the limited series The Fall and Top of the Lake.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Essentially part five in the ridiculously profitable horror franchise, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones continues the found-footage conceit of the other films. The difference is instead of the scares taking place in rich white suburbia, they do so in a junky apartment complex on a largely Latino side of Oxnard, Calif.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Holy Ghost People

Holy Ghost People examines two sisters whose bond is torn — but by what? After her sibling has been missing for more than a year, Charlotte (Emma Greenwell, TV's Shameless) intends to find out.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0
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Easy A

None September 23rd, 2010

cter actors old and new, including Thomas Haden Church ("All About Steve") and Lisa Kudrow ("Hotel for Dogs") as married faculty members who get sucked into Olive's shameful reputation, Stanley Tucci ("The Lovely Bones") and Patricia Clarkson ("Shutter Island") as Olive's perfect parents, Malcolm McDowell ("Halloween II") as the principal who needs to have his Xanax prescription refilled ASAP, and Fred Armisen (TV's "Saturday Night Live") as a mealymouthed minister.

Director Will Gluck ("Fired Up!") keeps the whole thing moving along with a style that is either invisible or no style at all.

Even if I don't believe Olive's plight for a second, which I didn't, Stone is an actress to watch, which I did. I compared her to Silverstone and Dunst, but I think she's a better actress than either of them. I hope she has more staying power, too. And she will if she can graduate from high school. "”Doug Bentin
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