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On this week’s CinemAddicts podcast, we review Jason Bourne, the latest installment of The Bourne Identity franchise. Director Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon are back to spearhead the project which is a follow-up to 2007’s The Bourne Ultimatum (the companion piece The Bourne Legacy, which stars Jeremy Renner, [...]


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Renowned filmmaker Luc Besson, who scored a huge hit with his 2014 action thriller Lucy, is back with the 2017 release Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Besson based his space epic on Valerian and Laureline, a French science fiction comic series that he started reading at the age of 10.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays former NSA contractor Edward Snowden in director Oliver Stone’s new film Snowden, and during their interviews at San Diego’s Comic-Con Levitt talked about the one of the film’s most important themes.

“To me, the question is not whether you need privacy or you don’t need privacy,” [...]


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Star Trek Beyond is a wonderful 50th anniversary present for Trekkers and movie fans all around the world, and it’s a wonderful continuation of the universe that was created by Gene Roddenberry. Unfortunately, my CinemAddicts podcast partner Anderson Cowan had an entirely different opinion of the movie and wasn’t too thrilled director Justin Lin’s crafting [...]


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Now out on Blu-ray, the Ultimate Edition of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is a must have for fans of the theatrical cut as well as comic book enthusiasts. This version, which runs 182 minutes, gives a deeper look into Lex Luthor’s (Jesse Eisenberg) ambitious scheme to kill Superman (Henry Cavill) [...]


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Filmmaker Antoine Fuqua’s collaborations with Denzel Washington have been creatively fruitful thanks to the films Training Day and The Equalizer, and now the pair are tackling on a remake the popular Western The Magnificent Seven.

The original, which starred Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen, was actually a remake of [...]


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Now out on Blu-ray and DVD, Miracles from Heaven is based on Christy Beam’s (Jennifer Garner) bestselling book Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl and Her Amazing Story of Healing.

As Christy’s 10-year-old daughter Anna (Kylie Rogers) is struggling with an incurable disease, the Beam family persevere through this arduous [...]


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Nichelle Nichols broke television ground with her work as Uhura the Star Trek series and its subsequent films and now Zoe Saldana is continuing that character’s inspiring journey. During the press conference, Saldana talked about the evolution of Uhura and how her initial breakup with Spock (Zachary Quinto) is a pivotal chapter in the character’s [...]


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On episode 28 of CinemAddicts, Anderson Cowan and I review Woody Allen’s CafĂ© Society, a feature that marks the third collaboration between Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart (they also worked together on Adventureland and American Ultra). The 1930s set feature, which centers on a Bronx youth’s (Jesse Eisenberg) romance with his uncle’s secretary (Kristen Stewart) [...]


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Drug stories or even tales about Pablo Escobar (i.e. Narcos and Escobar: Paradise Lost) are at an all-time high, and now The Infiltrator enters that universe with the true story of federal agent Robert “Bob” Mazur’s (Bryan Cranston) attempts to [...]


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