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NEWS….IDAHO FILMMAKERS ON QUEST TO FIND THE AMERICAN DREAM

NEWS….IDAHO FILMMAKERS ON QUEST TO FIND THE AMERICAN DREAM

| January 22, 2012

Idaho Filmmakers Tate McCullough and Will Schmeckpeper – along with actress and performer Calico Cooper – will be traversing the United States the summer of 2012 via Amtrak passenger train in order to film a documentary about the state of the American Dream. “According to a recent Yahoo! Finance report,” says Schmeckpeper, “41% of Americans […]

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Film As Seen By Wayne Case, 2011

Film As Seen By Wayne Case, 2011

| January 20, 2012

Best Films (In order of preference) (1) THE HELP (2) THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (3) WAR HORSE (4) J. EDGAR (5) SUPER 8 (6) 50/50 (7) MY WEEK WITH MARILYN (8) THE IDES OF MARCH (9) SHAME (10) HANNA (11) X-MEN: FIRST CLASS Runners-Up (Alphabetical) A BETTER LIFE THE DEBT DRIVE JANE EYRE […]

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Best Films of 2011: My Picks

Best Films of 2011: My Picks

| January 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Surprise was the feeling I left the movie theater with most often in 2011. Filmmakers are getting smarter: they know what critics look for, and they know that audiences just aren’t impressed by throwing the hottest actors together in a movie with a few one liners or explosions. Here are the films that shut up […]

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2011: The Year In Film

2011: The Year In Film

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

These are the films that made my list in 2011. This year I saw close to 300. The films that are on this list stood out for one reason or another, and I do my best to explain that reason in the paragraphs below. When it comes to the summer blockbusters, the Transformers, the Harry […]

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Best Films You Didn’t See in 2011

Best Films You Didn’t See in 2011

| January 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

I don’t see much in the theaters any more, so I can’t provide a Best Movies of the Year list. We have two little girls running about, who keep us very occupied at home. But, that’s just a lame excuse, because if’n I could go to the theater more, I probably wouldn’t anyway. I’ve fallen […]

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NEWS…..GRAMMY GARAGE BANDS…..PARIAH……LION KING 1 1/2….AND MORE….

NEWS…..GRAMMY GARAGE BANDS…..PARIAH……LION KING 1 1/2….AND MORE….

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

FROM YOUR GARAGE TO GRAMMY® LIVE!” CBS launches From Your Garage To Grammy® Live! online contest, which gives aspiring bands the chance of a lifetime. Through January 2, 2012, bands can visit CBS.com/band to submit their videos for a chance to be featured online during Grammy® Live! From your garage to Grammy® Live is a […]

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NEWS…….REAL STEEL…….TRIBECA…….THE INCREASINGLY POOR DECISIONS OF TOOD MARGARET…..

NEWS…….REAL STEEL…….TRIBECA…….THE INCREASINGLY POOR DECISIONS OF TOOD MARGARET…..

| December 4, 2011

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL NAMES FREDERIC BOYER ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Veteran leader of Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight arrives as TFF starts preparations for its 11th Edition in April 2012 The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) announced that Frederic Boyer, a veteran executive who most recently ran the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, has been named […]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: BEAU BRIDGES ON THE DESCENDANTS

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: BEAU BRIDGES ON THE DESCENDANTS

| November 20, 2011

Veteran actor Beau Bridges has plenty to smile about these days as we chat in a Beverly Hills hotel room. He is appearing alongside A-lister George Clooney in Alexander Payne’s The Descendants, which opened on Friday in New York and Los Angeles. “It’s nice to be here talking about something you’re genuinely proud of,” Bridges […]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: MATTHEW LILLARD ON THE DESCENDANTS

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: MATTHEW LILLARD ON THE DESCENDANTS

| November 20, 2011

It would be fair to say that Matthew Lillard has come a long way since bursting onto the Hollywood scene in the likes of Scream and the family hit Scooby Doo. The now 40-year old Michigan native plays a character integral to the journey of George Clooney’s Matt King in The Descendants. Based on the […]

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NEWS….THE LAYOVER….KILLER ELITE…GLADIATORS…SPARTACUS…AND MORE

NEWS….THE LAYOVER….KILLER ELITE…GLADIATORS…SPARTACUS…AND MORE

| November 17, 2011

THE LAYOVER lay•o•ver :n. A short stop or break in a journey, usually imposed by scheduling requirements. Anthony Bourdan turns travel misfortune into opportunity in Travel Channel’s New original series premiering Monday, November 21, at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT Hour-long weekly travel log explores how to make the most out of 24-48 hours at an unexpected […]

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