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Pierce Brosnan in The November Man

| July 23, 2014 | 10 Comments

Here’s a vintage 1980s thriller nobody remembers because it won’t open till next month. Based on an ’80s espionage novel. Directed by Roger Donaldson who made two terrific ’80s thrillers, Smash Palace and No Way Out. Starring Pierce Brosnan who made ’90s Bond movies that were still spinning their... (Read More)

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Trailer: Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell soar in Miss Julie

| July 22, 2014 | 19 Comments

Over the course of a midsummer night in Fermanagh in 1890, an unsettled daughter of the Anglo-Irish aristocracy encourages her father’s valet to seduce her. Liv Ullmann directs Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton in this sexually-charged adaptation of August Strindberg’s classic play.

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New Hobbit Still Drops

| July 22, 2014 | 5 Comments

by Jazz Tangquay Over on The Hobbit’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheHobbitUK) we got our first glimpse at the final installment of The Hobbit trilogy. A still featuring Ian McKellan as Gandalf and Luke Evans as Bard the Bowman was released. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is out... (Read More)

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Ten Great Shots from The Grand Budapest Hotel

| July 21, 2014 | 9 Comments

Adam Stockhausen’s brilliant Production Design for Wes Anderson’s film. The Grand Budapest Hotel comes wrapped like a FabergĂ© egg inside a jewelry box inside a puzzle box inside an elaborate gift box. Wes Anderson folds the widescreen format down to a symmetrical pocket square, keeping the flashbacks neatly packed... (Read More)

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Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game

| July 21, 2014 | 15 Comments

The Imitation Game is a nail-biting race against time following Alan Turing (pioneer of modern-day computing and credited with cracking the German Enigma code) and his brilliant team at Britain’s top-secret code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II. Turing, whose contributions and genius significantly... (Read More)

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James Garner, 1928 – 2014

| July 20, 2014 | 6 Comments

The New York Times describes James Garner’s career and persona beautifully: “James Garner, the wry and handsome leading man who slid seamlessly between television and the movies was best known as the amiable gambler Bret Maverick in the 1950s western Maverick and the cranky sleuth Jim Rockford in the... (Read More)