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Overdrive movie review: dumb and dubious

Tue Aug 15 2017, 08:50pm | 1 comment

Urban Hymn movie review: the healing power of music

Thu Sep 29 2016, 04:04pm | 4 comments

The BFG movie review: that sense of wonder where it all went wrong

Thu Jun 30 2016, 12:29pm | 3 comments

from Facebook: Juliette Binoche smacks Spielberg and Scorsese

Tue May 17 2016, 03:07pm | 0 comments

Bridge of Spies movie review: the lawyer who went out in the Cold War

Fri Nov 27 2015, 05:18pm | 0 comments

Pixels movie review: blue screen of death (please)

Mon Aug 10 2015, 05:43pm | 9 comments

what’s on iTunes, Amazon UK Instant Video, blinkbox, Netflix UK, BBC iPlayer (from Jul 14)

Mon Jul 14 2014, 09:19am | 6 comments

what’s on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video (from Apr 15)

Tue Apr 15 2014, 11:12pm | 0 comments

films to stream: UK week of Jan 06

Wed Jan 08 2014, 12:14am | 0 comments

films to stream: UK week of Dec 09

Thu Dec 12 2013, 12:48am | 0 comments

films to stream in the US week of Sep 10 2013 (Netflix/Amazon Instant)

Wed Sep 11 2013, 12:21am | 0 comments

films to stream in the UK week of Aug 05 2013 (Netflix/LoveFilm/BBC iPlayer)

Tue Aug 06 2013, 07:48pm | 0 comments

films to stream in the UK week of Jul 29 2013 (Netflix/LoveFilm/BBC iPlayer)

Tue Jul 30 2013, 05:18pm | 2 comments

what to stream in the US week of Jul 2 2013 (Netflix/Amazon Instant)

Wed Jul 03 2013, 12:41am | 0 comments

interesting stuff I found online (that you might find interesting too)

Thu Jun 20 2013, 01:02am | 4 comments

George Lucas and Steven Spielberg’s Raiders brainstorming… read it all

Wed Apr 03 2013, 08:14pm | 6 comments

QOTD: What is your most memorable movie poster ever?

Tue Mar 05 2013, 10:15am | 9 comments

the 85th Academy Award nominees

Tue Feb 12 2013, 03:23pm | 0 comments

final video production diary for the first Hobbit film (and other adventures in social networking)

Fri Nov 30 2012, 11:38pm | 0 comments

question of the day: If Mark Wahlberg can transform Transformers, what other actors could spice up other franchises?

Fri Nov 09 2012, 11:53am | 0 comments

question of the day: What is your favorite biopic?

Tue Sep 18 2012, 08:00am | 0 comments

question of the day: Who is the “great American filmmaker”?

Fri Sep 14 2012, 08:00am | 0 comments

am I the only one not in love with Not-Inspector Spacetime? (and other adventures in social networking)

Thu Sep 13 2012, 10:48pm | 0 comments

Airplane is the funniest movie ever (and other adventures in social networking)

Fri Sep 07 2012, 12:49am | 0 comments

question of the day: What makes a movie “modern”?

Fri Aug 03 2012, 11:43am | 0 comments

question of the day: What great thinkers — writers, philosophers, scientists — whom Hollywood generally ignores should inspire more films?

Thu Jun 07 2012, 08:22am | 0 comments

question of the day: Are classic pulp novels too dated to make faithful transfers to the big screen?

Wed Jun 06 2012, 12:10pm | 0 comments

The Artist will have a good night (and other Oscar predictions)

Sat Feb 25 2012, 10:59pm | 0 comments

question of the day: How much should the federal government censor American broadcast television?

Fri Jan 13 2012, 11:10am | 0 comments

question of the day: What great historical figures would you like to see in a story set in the present day?

Fri Dec 02 2011, 11:08am | 0 comments

War Horse (trailer)

Mon Nov 28 2011, 09:28am | 0 comments

oh, great: now women have to be sexy behind the camera, too

Thu Sep 29 2011, 11:06pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What is so genuinely special about ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark,’ and ‘Back to the Future’?

Fri Sep 16 2011, 08:13am | 0 comments

things you need to know: Tyler Perry is the best-paid man in Hollywood in 2011

Wed Sep 14 2011, 04:15pm | 0 comments

Saturday cute: ‘Jaws’ meets ‘Peanuts’

Sat Sep 10 2011, 10:49am | 0 comments

Trollhunter (review)

Fri Sep 09 2011, 01:46pm | 0 comments

Fright Night (review)

Mon Aug 29 2011, 11:52am | 0 comments

Attack the Block (review)

Tue Aug 02 2011, 04:40pm | 1 comment

Super 8 (review)

Thu Jun 16 2011, 02:14pm | 0 comments

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (retro trailer)

Sun Jun 12 2011, 10:04pm | 0 comments

trailer break: ‘The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn’ teaser

Fri May 20 2011, 09:01am | 0 comments

question of the day: So who *will* direct the film adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’?

Mon Apr 04 2011, 10:11am | 0 comments

trailer break: ‘Super 8’

Mon Mar 21 2011, 09:20am | 0 comments

Adult Swim is killing; 80s flicks that shaped our world today; can gays play straight?; and more: leftover links

Sun Mar 06 2011, 09:21pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What vibe do you get off Steven Spielberg’s ‘Terra Nova’?

Tue Jan 18 2011, 08:50am | 0 comments

the MPAA and male nudity; more battles between TV networks and cable providers; the Oscars race is on; more: leftover links

Sat Oct 16 2010, 08:25am | 0 comments

omg: Shia LaBeouf takes the blame for sucky movies

Mon May 24 2010, 11:39am | 4 comments

J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg: together again for the first time

Wed Apr 28 2010, 09:31pm | 0 comments

Young Sherlock Holmes (review)

Tue Mar 23 2010, 06:47pm | 12 comments

Repo Men (review)

Fri Mar 19 2010, 05:24pm | 16 comments

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