March 2014

It is especially baffling when a movie has all the high-end acting talent in the world and still finds a way to shit the bed. Here’s the 10 biggest offenders, from novelist and Scene-Stealers contributor Warren Cantrell.

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We have passes to see OCULUS Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30 PM at the Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet and we want you to have them!

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Unfortunately Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah strays from the philosophical, and into the strip-mined territory of fantasy and religious spectacle. At times, this is a Lord of the Rings reboot of The Ten Commandments complete with lava rock versions of the Ents.

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‘Sabotage’ has a ton of forced macho camaraderie among its actors and a series of grisly murders that even Hannibal Lecter would find classless.

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Here’s part two of our capsule reviews from the SXSW Film Festival.

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We have advance passes to see DRAFT DAY Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 PM at the Dickinson Palazzo in Overland Park, KS and we want you to have them!

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A stellar performance from Jake Gyllenhaal, and the incredible visual styling of director Denis Villeneuve almost save the cryptic and confusing script that undermines Enemy.

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The know-it-alls, the geeks, the jocks, the smart-asses, and the Jesus freaks are clearly defined groups, and it can be tough if you don’t fit in anywhere.

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In The Grand Budapest Hotel director Wes Anderson seems to fully resolve two warring sides of his creative personality, the need to craft exciting visual moments and the ability to build a cohesive long form narrative.

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Tony Revolori plays the young lobby boy in training in Wes Anderson’s new film The Grand Budapest Hotel. Scene Stealers contributor, Trey Hock was able to catch up with Tony and asked him a few questions about the experience.

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The concept of Punk In Africa (out now from MVD Visual) is amazing – underground bands, in the time of apartheid, integrating racially and playing music that speaks truth.

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Two films from last year that both employ odd narration strategies couldn’t be farther apart in tone, actually. Here’s a review of American Hustle and The Book Thief, new out on Blu-ray now:

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Perhaps more than any other art-house European film of the 1960s, Ingmar Bergman’s striking 1966 masterpiece Persona embodies the period.

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Veronica Mars, Zac Efron and Seth Rogen, and more .. Here’s some capsule reviews from the SXSW Film Festival. More on the way!

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We have advance passes to see the much anticipated new movie DIVERGENT in IMAX Tuesday, March 18, 7:30 PM at AMC Barrywoods 24 and we want you to have them!

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