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Alternate Awareness Option for Affleck’s Live Below the Line Pledge

Alternate Awareness Option for Affleck’s Live Below the Line Pledge

| May 1, 2013

Actor/director Ben Affleck has made a pledge to live on $1.50 per day for  for five days.  This is the “Live Below the Line” challenge, taking place  from April 29 through May 3.  The following countries are participating in the challenge: U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, and New Zealand. Participants can only spend the equivalent of […]

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ARGO, Best Picture Academy Award Winner, Now Available on BluRay Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download

ARGO, Best Picture Academy Award Winner, Now Available on BluRay Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download

| February 25, 2013

Burbank, CA, January 2, 2013 – The most honored and best-reviewed movie of 2012, the Academy Award®-winning Best Picture “Argo” is available NOW on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.  Directed by Ben Affleck, “Argo” is based on the declassified true story of the life-or-death covert operation to rescue […]

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Small Apartments Screening in Chicago

Small Apartments Screening in Chicago

| February 3, 2013

Hey Everyone, The new Jonas Akerlund’s (Spun) new film will be having a screening on Thursday Feburary 7th at Chicago’s Landmark Century Center @ 7:30 P.M. Starring Matt Lucas (Little Britain), Billy Crystal (When Harry Met Sally), Juno Temple (The Dark Knight Rises), James Marsden (X-Men: The Last Stand), Peter Stormare (Fargo), Amanda Plummer (Pulp Fiction) […]

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Acorn TV Streams British Excellence!

Acorn TV Streams British Excellence!

| December 17, 2012

Acorn TV, the first British TV streaming service in North America, features the very best British mysteries and dramas, includingJeremy Irons in Brideshead Revisited; Robbie Coltrane (Harry Potter) in Cracker; James Nesbitt (The Hobbit) in Monroe; Agatha Christie’s classic Tommy & Tuppence Mysteries; as well as a marathon of our best-selling series Midsomer Murders with 12 feature-length episodes. Also streaming: “Most Mysterious Christmas Specials” featuring holiday episodes of Poirot, Rosemary […]

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Watch This: Trailers for Lay the Favorite & Girls

Watch This: Trailers for Lay the Favorite & Girls

| December 7, 2012

The best of this week’s trailer offerings cover all media platforms. Director Stephen Frears’ new film, Lay the Favorite, opens in limited release in Los Angeles today, but the rest of us can catch it on demand or download it off iTunes. And Lena Dunham’s critically acclaimed HBO series, Girls, premieres its season two trailer this week […]

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Get Your Game On With “Thunderstruck”!

Get Your Game On With “Thunderstruck”!

| November 27, 2012

Get your game on when Thunderstruck slams onto Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on December 4th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group. This family-friendly basketball comedy stars NPA All-Star MVP Kevin Durant repare for a slam dunk as Thunderstruck arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on December 4 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment […]

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Your Own Damn Film School: Troma Teaches for Free

Your Own Damn Film School: Troma Teaches for Free

| November 16, 2012

With a generation of young people bogged down by mounting student loans and the growing cost of education, the prospect of going to film school to become an “aspiring” filmmaker seems downright horrifying. So why not leave it up to the always horrific Troma Films to create the most independent, potentially ridiculous, but then again, […]

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Watch This: Trailers for A Dark Truth, Chasing Ice

Watch This: Trailers for A Dark Truth, Chasing Ice

| November 16, 2012

Good movies are on the horizon, and so there’s much to be thankful for this Friday before Thanksgiving. From action-thrillers to environmental docs, there’s a trailer to suit every taste this weekend. Here’s the buzz on two of them: From writer/director Damien Lee (Sacrifice, King of Sorrow) comes A Dark Truth. This action packed tale of […]

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Ti West’s The Sacrament in Production

Ti West’s The Sacrament in Production

| November 2, 2012

Rising star in the world of horror, Ti West has begun production on his latest film The Sacrament. Shooting in picturesque (and perhaps appropriately Gothic) Savannah, Georgia, the horror/thriller is now in its third week principal photography and has officially announced its cast. Starring familiars of his previous efforts like Joe Swanberg (V.H.S.), Kentucker Audley (V.H.S.) and AJ Bowen (House […]

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Audiences Choose 2 at 48th Annual CIFF

Audiences Choose 2 at 48th Annual CIFF

| November 2, 2012

The Chicago International Film Festival wrapped up its 48th showing this year, after a two week run from October 11th to the 25th. As always, the organization announced its Audience Choice awards; this year with two narrative features tying for the title. Any Day Now, directed by Travis Fine and Quartet, directed by Dustin Hoffman, are […]

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