FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S Movie Finds a Director

The latest video game to movie adaptation will be an adaptation of cult indie hit Five Nights at Freddy’s, an indie horror game created by Scott Cawthon, which has since had three sequels. The game revolves around you, the player, being hired as


Tom McCarthy’s SPOTLIGHT Trailer Starring Michael Keaton

Open Road has released the first trailer for Tom McCarthy‘s upcoming drama Spotlight, starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schrieber, Brian D’Arcy James and Stanley Tucci. The film tells the true story of the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into allegations

Chilean Miner Drama THE 33 Gets a New Trailer

Chilean Miner Drama THE 33 Gets a New Trailer

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Patricia Riggan‘s The 33, which dramatizes the harrowing story of 33 miners who were trapped for 69 days underground. The film stars Antonio Banderas, Lou Diamond PhillipsRodrigo Santoro, Gabriel Byrne, Juliette BinocheJames Brolin, Mario Casas, Adriana Barazza, Kate del


Michael Bay’s 13 HOURS Trailer Starring John Krasinski

The first trailer for Michael Bay‘s upcoming Benghazi film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi has been released, which stars John Krasinski, James Badge DaleMax MartiniPablo Schreiber, and David Denman.

Based on the book by Mitchell Zuckoff, the film tells the story of six members


Here’s a Couple New Stills from Jay Roach’s TRUMBO

Jay Roach‘s (Meet the Parents) upcoming Dalton Trumbo biopic Trumbo has received some new stills today after having its world premiere being announced for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. The film stars Bryan Cranston as the famed screenwriter, along with Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Louis


Seth Rogen Comedy THE NIGHT BEFORE Gets a Red Band Trailer

The first red band trailer has been released for the upcoming Jonathan Levine-directed comedy The Night Before, starring Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anthony Mackie, Lizzy Caplan, and Jillian Bell.

The film revolves around three best friends spending one last Christmas together

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Another Nina Hoss/Christian Petzold collaboration, this time a historical thriller of sorts set in the wake of World War II in the bombed-out shambles of Berlin with identity at the thematic forefront. A film dealing with reconciling with the past and moving forward during a desperate pursuit for the truth but, more importantly, a search for an identity and with it autonomy.


Podcast: Episode 175 – PHOENIX, FIVE STAR

This week, Adam and Kevin review the World War II drama Phoenix as well as the docu-drama Five Star. Others items discussed include Deutschland 83, The French Connection, Prince, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Knock Knock, The Gate, The Search for General Tso, and An Honest Liar.

*Apologies for the audio in this episode, somehow the gain got turned all the way up.* 

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The docufiction concept seems to be in high demand as of late in the American Independent scene given the recent flush of films intent on blurring the lines between fiction and reality into oblivion. Using real world settings, along with the real-life people that inhabit those neighborhoods, filmmakers attempt to successfully plant a narrative within the confines of the world they wish to represent on-screen with varying results.

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I had fully expected to leave Happy Madison’s latest film, Pixels, disappointed and frustrated with yet another missed opportunity by Adam Sandler and his crew.

But I was surprisingly tickled by this little action-comedy that tells the story of four former child video gamers who have become forty-something adults and must once again tap into their otherwise seemingly useless expertise of classic video games like Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Centipede and Galaga to save the world from an alien invasion.