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This week, Alan Rapp subs for Trey to talk about After Earth with Trevan and Now You See Me with Eric.

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Top 10 Best Movie Brothers

by Eric Melin on March 13, 2012

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This list of the Top 10 Best Movie Brothers dovetails nicely with ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home,’ directed by the Duplass brothers and coming out this weekend, starring Jason Segel and Ed Helms as brothers.

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For Good or Ill, ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ is Guy Ritchie at his Guy Ritchie-est.

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Movie review of “50/50,” where Seth Rogen plays the best friend of Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

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I have a simple rule of thumb when it comes to discussing and analyzing movies about cancer. Does the film work, is it compelling, if you replace cancer with something else? If the characters still hold your interest, and the situations they find themselves in move us more deeply into the story without the big [...]

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Fantastic Fest 2011 is under way, and contributor George Hickman is filing his reports each day as the festival and its movie events continue. Here are a couple condensed-reviews of new films at Fantastic Fest this year. We Need to Talk About Kevin (solid rock fist up) “We Need to Talk About Kevin” is the [...]

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Fantastic Fest 2011 is under way, and contributor George Hickman is filing his reports each day as the festival and its movie events continue. Here are a couple condensed-reviews of new films at Fantastic Fest this year. Headhunters (rock fist way up) The Norwegian crime comedy “Headhunters,” based on a bestselling novel, tells the story [...]

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Fantastic Fest 2011: Reviews of LET THE BULLETS FLY and BOYS ON THE RUN

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Eric Melin from KTKA and KSNT reviews Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill in “Moneyball”

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Coming of age stories often come in two forms. Some explore the expansion and depth of a life just begun. Films like “My Life as a Dog” follow young adolescents as they blossom into a proto-sexual adulthood. The other type of coming of age story deals with the fleeting nature of life. In films like [...]

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Our bi-weekly movie-reference-happy comic strip here on Scene-Stealers is back. Each week his characters recreate a famous scene from a familiar film. Can you guess which one it is this week? Here’s strip number 15 of the original comic The Chicken and the Egg. The artist is Ben Townsend and he lives in the Southampton, [...]

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Movie Review: Drive

by Trey Hock on September 16, 2011

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“Drive” is probably gonna piss off a lot of casual movie-goers.

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Movie Review: Contagion

by Trey Hock on September 9, 2011

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With most films about sickness or contamination, the virus is employed as a socio-political metaphor either for other more emotionally charged illnesses such as HIV or for the fear and distrust surrounding cultural, ethnic or racial lines. In his new film “Contagion,” director Steven Soderbergh understands that a global epidemic is scary enough on its [...]

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Our bi-weekly movie-reference-happy comic strip here on Scene-Stealers is back. Each week his characters recreate a famous scene from a familiar film. Can you guess which one it is this week? Here’s strip number 14 of the original comic The Chicken and the Egg. The artist is Ben Townsend and he lives in the Southampton, [...]

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The word “bunraku” refers to form of Japanese puppet theater where the puppeteers, usually dressed in black, are visible on stage. “Bunraku” the film combines elements of classic samurai and cowboy films and sets it in a gunless future that feels more like an alternate past. The aesthetic feels both unique and familiar. While it [...]

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