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Film Review: Nightcrawler (2014)


SYNOPSIS: When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran. REVIEW: The all American dream kills. A man/woman’s quest to succeed coming from nothing is what …

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Film Review: Zodiac (2007)


SYNOPSIS: A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer. REVIEW: We’ve all seen the title card before.  Looming ominously on the silver screen, rarely ever a harbinger of the latest feel-good romcom.  In fact, “Based on a true story” (or some interchangeable variation) is usually an indication that there will be murder afoot.  The guidelines …

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One Sheet For PRISONERS Reminds Us That Every Moment Matters

Had your fill of supernatural horror? How about a little real world terror? A new flick for Warner Bros. is heading our way this fall and it stars some heavy hitters and tells a pretty scary tale. It’s titled PRISONERS and here is what it is all about: PRISONERS, from Oscar®-nominated director Denis Villeneuve, stars Oscar® nominees Hugh Jackman and …

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