Brit Marling

A lean story with some unlikely poignancy, with director Daniel Barber squeezing the most suspense out of it possible. There’s not a lot of twists and turns; it’s just one sustained mood of dread and and ending that makes puts the entire thing into a wider, scarier perspective.

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The Keeping Room, opening today in Kansas City, is a slasher film disguised as a period drama.

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Here is Trey’s list of the Top 10 Underrated Films of 2013. He is absolutely positive that you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the depth of quality films that 2013 produced.

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The espionage thriller gets an update with the release of The East. And let’s face it, born largely out of the Cold War; the espionage thriller needed a facelift. Pitting spy against spy and super power against super power just doesn’t work as anything other than a historical document or relic of the not-so-distant past.

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After a week off, Trevan, Eric and Trey are back with three movies for your listening pleasure.

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Trey Hock had the chance to chat with writer and actress Brit Marling about her new film The East which is in theaters this Friday.

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Arbitrage, starring Richard Gere, is an airtight thriller of the economic titans that avoids becoming preachy or sentimental.

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I recently spoke with Jarecki about Richard Gere’s work on the film, how the actor and director both had different ideas about the character, and how his Wall Street story will play in an election year.

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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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Pearl Harbor is re-created and re-packaged in a nice Blu-ray digibook, and a low-budget sci-fi movie examines personal tragedy and redemption on Blu-ray and DVD.

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SXSW 2011 is underway and contributor George Hickman is filing his reports each day as the festival and its several world premiere movie events and panels continue. Here are a couple mini-reviews of new films at SXSW this year. One of the best things about the SXSW Film Festival is that the vast majority of [...]

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