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Best of Lists
10 Best Bond Henchmen
- Excerpt: # 8. Any guy who listens to The Pretenders while readying to kill someone can’t be all bad.
10 Holiday Movies that Scare the Bejesus Out of Us
- Excerpt: Back in the day, holiday movies used to feature messy family dinners and a nice Hallmark message at the end. Now it seems like Hollywood is waging war against that image and replacing it with blasphemy personified—murder, mayhem and raunchy sex.
10 Worst Bond Henchmen
- Excerpt: # 6. One, I imagine, would have found homophobia rather hilarious in the 1970s, but it doesn’t make any sense and just looks vulgar now.
Alexander Poe and Jennifer Carpenter Dish on “Ex-Girlfriends”
- Excerpt: The first-time writer/director and the star of “Dexter” talk about how love can be hard, but shooting a low-budget indie feature in Grand Central Station can be harder in terms of their twisty new romantic comedy.
doddle’s Exclusive Interview with Filmmaker Wes Anderson
First-Time Filmmaker Mariette Monpierre Talks Hollywood Representation and Skin Color on “Cinema in Noir”
- Excerpt: The film follows the title character, a young woman (excellently played by Stana Roumillac), who journeys to her homeland in Guadeloupe in search of her estranged father and her own self-identity.
Gilman, Hayward Emerge as Young Lovebirds in ‘Moonrise Kingdom’
Movies, Music and Wallflowers with ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ co-star Schwartzman
Stephen Rebello on “Hitchcock”
Frank Swietek @ One Guy’s Opinion
Totally Bogart That
- Excerpt: The You’ll Take It and Like It selections may seem a tad obvious, but they’re also Bogart at his best. They call them classics for a reason, and you can’t get more classic than Humphrey.
Oscar Predictions, 11/21/2012
- Excerpt: …the fact that critics are now slathering all over Lincoln means we may have the makings of an early-season frontrunner. I’m not entirely convinced yet, though…gonna have to wait to see Les Mis before I abandon ship.
Oscar Predictions: Nov. 2012 (Pre-Precursor)
Oscar Preview: Weekend of Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2012
- Excerpt: Looking at the Oscar chances of Life of Pi, Rise of the Guardians, the Central Park Five, Hitchcock and Rust and Bone
The 2013 Independent Spirit Awards Go Hard for Beasts, Moonrise and Silver Linings
- Excerpt: There’s not a whole lot of comedies that received recognition, except the underrated dramedy, of sorts, Celeste and Jesse Forever, which scored a screenplay nod for writers Rashida Jones and Will McCormack, who also starred in the movie.
Box office Report: Can ‘Twilight’ and ‘Skyfall’ Help 2012 Become the Biggest Box office Year in History?
Criticwatch – the Quote Whores Are Coming! the Quote Whores Are Coming!
Dwayne Johnson Stars in the Revenge Action Thriller, “Snitch” [FIRST LOOK]
- Excerpt: In the first trailer for his latest action flick, Snitch, the former wrestler plays a father who will stop at nothing to avenge the wrongful jail sentence of his son, who was framed for a drug heist.
Film Threat Podcast 77
Don Lewis @ Film Threat