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Now out on Blu-ray and DVD, the Oscar nominated documentary The Look of Silence serves as director Joshua Oppenheimer’s companion piece to The Act of Killing. While both films spotlight the harrowing effects of the 1965 genocide, The Look of Silence takes on the vantage point of Adi, an optometrist whose brother was among the [...]


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The Finest Hours is based on the true story of how Coast Guard Captain Bernie Webber (Chris Pine) and three other men rescued the crew of the SS Pendleton, an oil tanker that was bound for Boston. The feature, which is based on the nonfiction book The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. [...]


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NCIS, the number one show on all of television, has had its share of cast changes over the years, which the show and the fans have adjusted to. However, it has been announced that beloved NCIS star Michael Weatherly, who plays Anthony DiNozzo, is leaving the series. Many are shocked and sad at Weatherly’s departure. [...]


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Now that it’s shattered box-office records and become the top-grossing movie of all time, the talk about Star Wars: The Force Awakens turns to whether the film will garner any Academy Award nominations next Thursday morning.  With positive critical response and audience raves, it would seem like a no-brainer for the Academy to show Star [...]


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One of the most highly anticipated miniseries of the year is The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which premieres on FX February 2. The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which delves into many aspects of the famous case, stars John Travolta as Robert Shapiro, Courtney B Vance as Johnnie Cochran, Selma [...]


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Ice Cube and Kevin Hart reunite in highly anticipated sequel Ride Along 2. Ride Along was one of the biggest comedies of 2014 and the main success of the film can be attributed to the chemistry between Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, which should carry over into Ride Along 2. The project also stars Olivia [...]


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Today, women are finally receiving more attention in the comic book/superhero world, as recently evidenced with the first rate Netflix series Jessica Jones. Characters such as the Black Widow (The Avengers) and the new CBS series Supergirl are also proof that the tide is turning.
Throughout entertainment history while [...]


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Oscar winning editor Stephen Mirrione (Traffic) was nominated for a Critics Choice award for his work in The Revenant, and he’s definitely favored to receive an Oscar nomination for the thematically and physically ambitious feature. The project marks Mirrione’s continued collaboration with Alejandro González Inñáritu, as the pair [...]


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Over the years there have been many documentaries about OJ Simpson, and one wonders if a new take on Simpson’s story actually exists.. However ESPN’s 30 for 30 Miniseries event OJ: Made In America may be the definitive version. The five installment project details Orenthal James Simpson’s journey from an iconic football star to a [...]


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Will Smith is not only one of the biggest movie stars in the world but he’s also one of the savviest businessmen in the industry. Since making his big screen over two decades go Smith’s films have grossed over $2 billion at the worldwide box office. Early in Smith’s career he was riding the wave [...]


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