May 2012

We have advance passes to see THAT’S MY BOY Tuesday, June 12 at 7:30 PM at AMC Town Center 20 and we want you to have them!

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Actor-turned-director Matthew Lillard (Hackers, Scream, Scooby-Doo) has offered up his own treatise on late adolescence in the form of his debut directorial feature, Fat Kid Rules the World, and while it’s no Breakfast Club, its heart and sense of authenticity match up with anything Hughes ever delivered.

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As Ralph Fiennes’ first time behind the camera, it’s a mixed success. ‘Coriolanus’ has a grittiness that fits its tale, although at two hours, there are some sequences that feel rushed.

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Top 10 Buddy Flicks

by JD Warnock on May 29, 2012

in Top 10s

Since ‘Men In Black 3′ was number-one this weekend, a buddy movie list is kind of appropriate. This is an archive article, originally printed on Sept. 13, 2005 from site co-founder J.D. Warnock.

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¡Alambrista! was broadcast by PBS in 1977, and in 1978, ¡Alambrista! won the inaugural Camera d’Or Award (for Best First Feature Film) at the Cannes Film Festival, but it never received a theatrical release in the U.S.

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‘I Am Not a Hipster’ is a one-week snapshot, and is an exploration into what it means to be a part of a community (even one so quirky as “hipster”), and how powerfully therapeutic music can be for a broken soul.

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‘Sound of My Voice’ is an emotionally complex and challenging film, and a perfect way to avoid summer’s wearying action films.

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Trevan and Trey welcome new contributing writer and first-time podcaster Adam Brumback as the three discuss Will Smith’s newest offering Men In Black 3 before moving on to something completely different. How different? How about a psycho-drama centered on the possibility of time travel? Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes or our RSS.

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Review of the new bird-watching documentary The Central Park Effect from the Seattle International Film Festival.

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The Chicken and the Egg #30: Our bi-weekly movie-reference-happy comic strip here on Scene-Stealers is back!

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Warren Cantrell is at the 2012 Seattle International Film Festival seeing as many movies as he can and filing reviews and reports as he goes. Watching the Dutch film 170 Hz is very much like a stroll through an art museum’s wing showcasing some new-fangled modern art display. Though eyes may pass over an exhibit proudly showing [...]

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After more people discover this clever, surprisingly engaging film at home, ‘Chronicle’ will probably grow in stature. ‘Being John Malkovich’ is a confirmed cult classic with a disc full of bizarre extras.

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In a video interview conducted in 2006, Italian director Mario Monicelli says that his 1963 film The Organizer, out now on Blu-ray and DVD from The Criterion Collection, is a comedy. To be more specific, he aligns it with the tradition of commedia all’italiana (comedy Italian-style), something that he helped to invent and perfect in [...]

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Liver-spotted social security benefactors with distended bellies and sweat-stained collars looked disdainfully upon the artistically minded film lovers of tomorrow.

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The trio return in full this week, as Eric reviews Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator and Trevan takes on the newest offering from Hasbro, Battleship. Trey finally gets to have his say regarding Avengers. Check out Eric’s other project U.S. Air Guitar. Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes or our RSS.

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