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GHOST WORLD Criterion Blu-ray Review

I was just entering my senior year of high school when Terry Zwigoff’s Ghost World was released and proved to be one of the most formidable films of my adolescence. Based on the Daniel Clowes comic book series, the film seemed to be speaking directly to me, a self-perceived disenfranchised youth who hated authority and loved everything odd and kitsch.

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Cannes 2017: Award Winners Announced

This year’s Cannes Film Festival has officially wrapped in France and with that this year’s coveted awards have been announced. Ruben Östlund‘s (Force Majeure) dramatic comedy The Square won the Palme d’Or, with the Jury Prize going to Andrey Zvyagintsev‘s (Leviathan) Loveless. Take a look below

Steven Soderbergh’s LOGAN LUCKY Gets A Trailer

Although director Steven Soderbergh stated a few years back that he was retiring from directing movies, his break was thankfully short-lived as he’s back making features with Logan Lucky, a heist comedy starring Channing Tatum and Adam Driver as two brothers who

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Kickstart Sunday: NIGHT RUN

The film market is currently awash with ’80s throw backs, some good, some horrifically bad, but thankfully The Playback Collective‘s Night Run looks like it’s going to be former. The problem with too many of these movies is that they often rely

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Short Film: HOMEBODY

This week’s short film pick is Jacob Fallon‘s Homebody, a story about a young woman who loses her job and is forced to move back home- the only hitch is she doesn’t tell her mom she’s there.

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Lionsgate Announces WARLOCK Blu-ray Collection

Lionsgate has announced the next release in their Vestron Collector’s Series with the Warlock collection. This 2-disc set will include all three Warlock films- Warlock, Warlock: The Armageddon, and Warlock III: The End of Innocence. Having not experienced any of the Warlock films

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Nathan Silver’s THIRST STREET Picked up by Samuel Goldwyn

After a successful premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, it was announced today that Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired the North American rights to Nathan Silver‘s thriller Thirst Street, starring Lindsay Burdge. Burdge plays a flight attendant who, after a hookup

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Kickstart Sunday: BIG BAD WOLVES

This week’s featured crowdfunding project comes to us from director Rachel James and her short film Big Bad Wolves. This thriller involves four best friends who become a vigilante group after one of them falls victim to abuse by a boyfriend.

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Short Film: DOG*WALK

This week’s short film pick is a sweet and sour little treat from director Kristin Peterson titled Dog*Walk. This 3-minute comedy is about two girls who decide to make some money by walking neighborhood dogs, but all is not as it seems with

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THE SURVIVALIST Review

If you thought John Hillcoat’s post-apocalyptic drama The Road was a little too upbeat and light, then Stephen Fingleton’s feature debut, The Survivalist, will be right up your alley. In what could be the feel-bad movie of the year, Fingleton presents a gritty future, where the world’s oil supplies are depleted and the population has dwindled. We’ve seen this backdrop several times before but not in such an unflinching and graphically real way.

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Criterion Announces August 2017 Titles

The Criterion Collection has announced their upcoming August 2017 lineup of home releases which will include Michael Curtiz‘s The Breaking PointMike Leigh‘s Meantime, Ronald Neame‘s HopscotchSacha Guitry‘s La Poison, and Alex Cox‘s Sid & Nancy. Take a look below for release dates and

BATTLE OF THE SEXES Gets a New Trailer and Poster

Fox Searchlight has released the trailer and poster for the upcoming comedy Battle of the Sexes, which takes a look at one of the most watched sporting events of all time- the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.