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Doctor Strange is another home run for Marvel and one of the most visually dazzling movies of 2016.

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Top 10 Movie Witches

by Warren Cantrell on February 16, 2016

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Director Robert Eggers’ The Witch opens in wide release this week, so it seems as good a time as any to get down to the serious business of ranking witches in film.

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With the new Blu-ray release of Anderson’s 2012 standout Moonrise Kingdom, The Criterion Collection has now issued all but one of his movies with a deluxe treatment that celebrates that universe.

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The really great action movies are all about urgency—that life-and-death situation where the stakes couldn’t be any higher and the main character doesn’t have any other choice but to forge ahead.

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We’re back this week with guest host Aaron Weber from DadsBigPlan.com. Trevan reviews Neighbors and Trey hits Only Lovers Left Alive. Then all three go into a discussion about comic book movies, the future of summer film, the inherent terribleness of Zach Snyder and much, much more. It’s a loose, chatty podcast. We hope you like it. [...]

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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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If you love Anderson’s previous work, you’ll be very happy with ‘Moonrise Kingdom.’ If you’ve been on the fence about his films since ‘Rushmore,’ then if you can make it through the first half you should be happy with the final half.

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In the case of Rushmore and Moonrise Kingdom, the main characters really are children, yet possess a level of maturity and solemn purpose that largely outdistances their adult counterparts.

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Another precursor to the Oscars, the National Board of Review has named HUGO the 2011 Best Film of the Year. Will it affect the 2012 Academy Awards?

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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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