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August 2015

Box Office Results: “Compton” Won the Battle Against “War Room”

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The three new releases failed to bring down Straight Outta Compton over the weekend, but one came close.

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Box Office: “Compton” To Remain on Top for 3rd Weekend

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The Summer Season has now officially come to a close, as none of the new film opening this weekend stand a chance of taking down Straight Outta Compton from the #1 spot at the box office.  Continue reading “Box Office: “Compton” To Remain on Top for 3rd Weekend”

Casting News: Doctor Strange

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Variety reports that Mads Mikkelsen is being eyed for the villian role in Marvel’s Doctor Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
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Hello, Filmthusiast: Mitch Harvick

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Mitch thought it would be fun for both of us to interview each other so that you, our readers, get a better idea of who we are and how movies have affected our lives. Here are the 5 random questions I asked Mitch, and his answers:  Continue reading “Hello, Filmthusiast: Mitch Harvick”

Fassassin’s Creed

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Yahoo! has brought us the first look at Michael Fassbender in next year’s ASSASSIN’S CREED… and he looks pretty great!  Continue reading “Fassassin’s Creed”

Hello, Filmthusiast: Dave Coupe

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I thought it would be fun for both Dave and I to interview each other so that you, our readers, get a better idea of who we are and how movies have affected our lives. Here are the 5 random questions I asked Dave, and his answers: Continue reading “Hello, Filmthusiast: Dave Coupe”

A Movie Reaction: Staten Island Summer

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Staten Island Summer, which is available on Netflix, is your run of the mill comedy with a rag tag group of characters trying to make the best of their dead end job. The film doesn’t add too much to the genre and the characters are all one dimensional. Continue reading “A Movie Reaction: Staten Island Summer”

Studio Notes: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

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Some movies are amazing. Some movies aren’t. And then there are the movies that feel like they could have been something really special if they had only taken a little bit more time with the script. They are one notes session away from having great movie on their hands, but instead they settled for being a disappointment.

One of those movies is THE DARK KNIGHT RISES. What would I have done differently? Glad you asked! Continue reading “Studio Notes: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES”

Alfre Woodard Joins Netflix’s LUKE CAGE

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Deadline is reporting that Alfre Woodard is joining the cast of next year’s LUKE CAGE. Woodard is a major get for any production, so I can’t wait to see how her “powerful woman in local politics” factors into Cage’s life. Continue reading “Alfre Woodard Joins Netflix’s LUKE CAGE”

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