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12 Years A Slave: Movie Review

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I2 Years A Slave is more than a film. It's a visual experience of a very real but obscure time in American history. Directed by Steve McQueen and adapted by John Ridley, the film narrates the true story of Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a 19th century free black man from New York who's sold into slavery in 1841. While the film isn't for those...

Prisoners: Movie Review

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Prisoners, which stars Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal, starts out seeming to be one thing, but as the film goes on, it mutates into something else. Something much dumber. And as the film goes on it reveals it's not really about anything but the twists and turns that come from it being a sneaky mystery. Alas, such films are much more entertaining when they know...

Looper: Movie Review

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Frequent collaborators Rian Johnson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are at it again. This time, the pair tackles sci-fi with the timebending thriller, Looper. The film co-stars Bruce Willis as an older version of Gordon-Levitt's character, giving the story an interesting twist. Looper treads the line of pure science fiction by blending elements from other...

Blu-ray and DVD Picks for July 10 - 16

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Still slow – perhaps post-holiday lag – for DVD and Blu-ray releases, but this week you can catch up with two of this year’s misfires, and a film that has had its reputation grow ever since it was dumped by its studio. Check out this week’s picks.

'Looper' Gets A Time-Twisted Teaser Trailer

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Try saying that headline three times fast.  Then wrap your head around Looper’s premise: Mobsters from the future, in an effort to properly dispose of evidence, send their victims 30 years into the past to be executed by hired assassins called ‘Loopers.’  One such Looper is Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), who one day arrives at the job to find himself with tasked with killing his...

Being Flynn: Movie Review

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Being Flynn is Paul Weitz's version of A Better Life, so to speak. In the past few years, the Weitz brothers have individually (and literally) gone from big blockbusters (Little Fockers, The Twilight Saga: New Moon) to more personal projects about the complications between...

Bourne Legacy Shortlist: Gyllenhaal, Hedlund, Fassbender and More

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We've known for a while that Universal is planning a prequel/spin-off to their highly successful Jason Bourne franchise, but they've yet to find an actor to play the lead. According to several sources, director and screenwriter Tony Gilroy has cast a very wide net on potential candidates for the primary role in The Bourne Legacy. They include everyone from 20 year old...

Comic-Con 2010: Cowboys And Aliens First Look Footage

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Update: Watch video of Harrison Ford and the rest of the cast's dramatic entrance for their Hall H panel According to the Comic-Con rules, we at ScreenCrave could not record any of the footage Jon Favreau shared with us from his latest flick Cowboys and Aliens, but suffice it to say that it looked awesome! With writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto...

The Extra Man: Movie Review

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The Extra Man premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival’s largest venue to fairly solid reviews (check out our Sundance Review). It is the story of idealists who exist just outside of the commonly accepted reality of New York City, who come together to find themselves and accept one another. It's somewhat of a hard pitch to sell, but luckily the...

Paul Dano Joins Cowboys and Aliens

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Watch out everybody the creepy guy from There Will Be Blood and Little Miss Sunshine has landed a new gig. According to Deadline, Paul Dano has been cast in Jon Favreau's film Cowboys & Aliens. The actor will join Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford, Noah Ringer, and Sam Rockwell in the sci-fi/western.

Sundance 2010: The Extra Man Film Review

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The Extra Man Dir.: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini Wr.: Jonathan Ames Starring:  Paul Dano, Kevin Kline, Katie Holmes, John C. Reilly Last night, The Extra Man premiered at the Eccles Theater, the Sundance Film Festival’s largest venue (over 1,000 seats).  It is the story of idealists who exist just outside of the...

Gosling, Johansson, Labeouf Want The Wettest County

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Despite the movie being dropped from Columbia's schedule, THR reports that actors Shia LaBeouf, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Dano and Ryan Gosling are all spreading the word to keep The Wettest Country in the World up and running. The film is based on a novel written by Matt Bondurant,...

Paul Dano Cast in Wichita

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The other day we brought you several photos from the the upcoming James Mangold project, Wichita. It's an action comedy led by Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. Production is currently underway for the film and according to Variety, another actor has been cast. If your familiar with Little Miss Sunshine or There Will Be...

More Where the Wild Things Are Banners!

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We just received more beautiful character posters for Spike Jonze's upcoming masterpieces Where the Wild Things Are. We were just discussing Jonze's choice to use men in suits rather than CGI and how that choice helped in creating the magic and beauty behind the film, and these posters are a perfect example of that. When you look at the close up of...