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Review: THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

Near the end of Wes Anderson’s utterly delightful and predictably twee The Grand Budapest Hotel, one of the film’s many interlocking narrators, played by F. Murray Abraham, describes the protagonist… more

Review: GRAND PIANO

Some critics have been so ecstatic about Eugenio Mira’s new limited-release thriller Grand Piano they have been openly comparing it to Alfred Hitchcock. While Grand Piano is not as good… more

Nerdist Podcast: John de Lancie

The very talented John de Lancie sits down with the guys to talk about his role as Jane’s father on Breaking Bad, starting his career in the theater, his… more
 

Best Picture: ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (1929/1930)

Week three, and Witney Seibold, in his epic quest to watch and review every Best Picture winner, has moved on to the epic war tragedy All Quiet on the Western… more

Review: MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN

Although more plot-heavy than its 1960s forebear (as I suppose a feature film version of a series of pun-tastic and jokey TV shorts would have to be), Rob Minkoff’s surprisingly… more

Review: JODOROWSKY’S DUNE

Alejandro Jodorowsky is one of my favorite filmmakers, having directed the cult-beloved spiritual freakouts El Topo (1970), The Holy Mountain (1973), and the truly unusual NC-17-rated horror film Santa Sangre (… more
 

Schlock & Awe: THE ASPHYX

’70s horror films are possibly my favorite kind of horror. There was a sensationalism about them and a desire to push the envelope that I find incredibly enjoyable. One of… more

Awesomely Bad Movies Battles GHIDORAH THE THREE-HEADED MONSTER

Last week, you drooled over the full trailer for the new Godzilla movie, which looked amazing and dark and full of scares. This week on Awesomely Bad Movies, I take… more

Beta’d Review: THE WALKING DEAD SEASON TWO: EPISODE 2 – A HOUSE DIVIDED

Note: While I will endeavor not to spoil anything new in Episode 2 – A House Divided, I will likely have to talk about some of the events of Episode… more
 

Reviews: FOREVER EVIL #6 And BATMAN/SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1

Forever Evil #6 Written by Geoff Johns, Art by David Finch and Richard Friend Although I didn’t particularly care for DC’s last event mini series Trinity War all that much,… more

Comic Book Day: Pull List for March 5th, 2014

Light week? Not a chance. With a barrage of brand new issue #1′s, installments of old favorites, and a cavalcade of collected works, there’s plenty of reasons to be excited… more

Advance Review: MAGNETO #1

It seems kind of shocking that it has taken this long for Marvel to give Magneto his own ongoing series. Ever since the mid-eighties, Marvel has been toying with the… more
 

The Shelf: HUNGER GAMES, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, DOCTOR WHO, VENTURE BROS.

A smattering of survival, sacrifice, silliness, salvation, and stupid executives cutting up movies. It’s a healthy mixture of things this week. One of these is even an Oscar winner. So,… more

The FX of ’79 – MOONRAKER

We continue our journey through the Best Visual Effects nominees from 1979 (for the 1980 Oscars) with a movie that seems least likely to have used the effects that it… more

Review: SON OF GOD

Christopher Spencer’s Son of God was, as you probably know, whittled into a feature film out of the Jesus portions of last year’s epically successful cable TV miniseries The Bible…. more
 

BATMAN: Reanimated – Pretty Poison

Batman: The Animated Series wrote strong women characters better than the majority of animated programs at the time, especially for what is usually considered a “boy” show. As we explored… more

Review: THE BAG MAN

David Grovic’s The Bag Man (previously entitled Motel), in theaters Friday, is a low-rent-but-nonetheless-wicked little noir film that just barely stays ahead of turgid. This is a film that clearly… more

Review: NON-STOP

Ever since Pierre Morel’s hard-punching, gleefully enjoyable, only-slightly-morally-irresponsible neo-cult classic Taken hit theaters back in 2008, audiences have been enthusiastically returning to the movies to see a long string of… more
 

Review: THE SHADOW HERO – THE GREEN TURTLE CHRONICLES #1

To say that the American superhero comic book medium is somewhat biased towards portraying most heroes as Caucasian is something of an understatement. Although serious strides have been made towards… more

Best Picture: THE BROADWAY MELODY (1928/1929)

In week two of Witney Seibold’s epic quest to watch every single film to have won the Best Picture Oscar, he runs aground on the first talkie to win the… more

Review: GENERATION WAR

Generation War, directed by Philipp Kadelbach and written by Stefan Kolditz, began its life as a three-part TV miniseries in Germany, where it has been racking up accolades by all… more
 

Schlock & Awe: HUMANOIDS FROM THE DEEP

Roger Corman is one of the most successful independent film producers in history. He’s produced 400 films in a career spanning nearly 60 years and he’s done this… more

Beta’d Review: THIEF Returns After Ten Years

Back before Altair and Ezio Auditore made swan diving into haystacks a thing, or before Corvo Attano made his “dishonorable” debut into the world of stealth-action titles, Thief’s shadow-lurking… more

The Shelf: THOR 2, GRAVITY, ADVENTURE TIME

A couple of Oscar nominees, some superhero fun, and the continuing exploits of a boy and his magic dog are all on display this week on the Shelf. It’s a… more