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Movie Review: The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies'

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jackson has done something that will likely never be done again: It's not just that he got these movies made the way he wanted -- but that the way he did it was of such consistently high quality.

Live From the Dubai International Film Festival: Friday, Dec. 13

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When you stay at a film festival for more than three or four days, the law of diminishing returns usually catches up with you. Yet here I was on my seventh day of movie-going at the Dubai International Film Festival -- my last day here.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!

George Heymont | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Written and directed by Stephan Elliott (and starring Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, and Terence Stamp), The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert earned a foot-stomping, 20-minute ovation which rocked the Australian filmmaker's world.

ReThink Review: Cloud Atlas - Free Time

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.26.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Would the Wachowskis redeem themselves with another reality-twisting mindbender? Or would Cloud Atlas prove that The Matrix was truly a fluke?

Review: Cloud Atlas Says Little But Does So Beautifully

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.25.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

It is a visually glorious and occasionally powerful achievement that, if possible, should be seen in its IMAX format. To use a cliche suited to the film, Cloud Atlas reaches for the moon yet ends up in the stars. But what beautiful stars they are.

Movie Review: Cloud Atlas

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

What is Cloud Atlas about? In various ways, it examines the nature of tyranny and the human instinct toward freedom. It is about the search for truth and the many obstacles that stand in the way of that search.

'Transformers' Star Calls Work 'Meaningless'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment

As the voice of the evil Megatron, Hugo Weaving was a key part of Michael Bay's "Transformers" trilogy. Not that he cares. Weaving told Collider, he n...

Live From Toronto Film Festival: Tuesday, Sept. 11

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's easy to mock the feelings it evokes, but that's a shallow reading of a much deeper film. Cloud Atlas is one of the best films I've seen this year and one of the most satisfying.

Massive Box Office Draws Whose Names You Don't Know

www.mentalfloss.com | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2011 | Weird News

Who is Frank Welker and why is he No. 1 on the list of "Biggest Box Office Draws" of all-time? Well, Welker is a voice actor who did the voice of O...

The Yanks Are Comin'. This Yank Is Comin'. Captain America! He's HERE!

Carole Mallory | Posted 09.20.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Bravo for this patriotic tour de force... Sure it has flaws, but it packs a wallop of nostalgia! Instead of dissecting its flaws, just go with its purity so rare in today's cinema.

Movie Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Not quite as much fun as Thor, not nearly as bad as Green Lantern, Captain America: The First Avenger feels less like an exciting comic-book-hero movie than required reading for a course called The Avengers, arriving in theaters next summer.

Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction Podcast - Volume 1, Number 1: The Wolfman

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This week's subject is The Wolfman, starring Benicio Del Toro and Anthony Hopkins. The film is of course a remake of The Wolfman (1941), starring Lon Chaney Jr., which immortalized the werewolf legend on film.

The Wolfman: Movie is a Howl of a Ride!

Miguel Guadalupe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Miguel Guadalupe

The Wolfman breaks the remake mold, bringing back the popcorn thriller in an unexpectedly refreshing way. The movie pays excellent homage to the original, but adding just enough plot twists.