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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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‘Leave No Trace’ Review: A father-daughter story raising a lot of issues

From director Debra Granik (the Academy Award-nominated Winter’s Bone, Stray Dog, Down to the Bone) delivers a mesmerizing and amazing exploration into homelessness, PTSD, the inability to integrate into culture More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Roman Polanski plans to sue Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for ‘illegal expulsion’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences finally expelled Roman Polanski from their midst, along with actor Bill Cosby, who confessed to raping a minor in the late 1970’s. Now Polanski. Polanski’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Roman Polanski, Bill Cosby booted from Motion Picture of Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group that hosts the annual Oscars awards ceremony, announced on Thursday that they are finally expelling convicted child rapist Roman Polaski and Bill Cosby, More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, March 10th, 2018
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New York Spring Travel Trips

When it comes to traveling to New York during the spring, it is, of course, important to think about the things you want to do as well as the best way to get to these destinations. You will also want to make sure More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Five reasons why the Oscar ratings inched towards an all-time low

The TV ratings for the 90th Oscars was down 15% from last year’s rating, following a steady 4-year decline. The horrible numbers are nearing the all-time low for the ceremony: 2008’s event hosted by Jon More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Ghibli Fest 2018 kicks off with 10th anniversary of ‘Ponyo’ set for March 25

After a successful series in 2017, GKIDS and Fathom Events continue their collaboration to bring a new line-up of treasured films to U.S. cinemas throughout 2018. STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2018 gives fans an opportunity More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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2018 Oscar nominations: Mike Smith discusses the surprises, the James Franco snub, Logan and his predictions

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday. Below is our analysis with Media Mikes’ Mike Smith and Brandon Jones. BEST PICTURE “Call Me by Your Name”  “Darkest Hour” “Dunkirk” “Get More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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‘Dunkirk’ is Christopher Nolan’s best movie: a beautiful war film with heart, thrills and lasting impact

It wasn’t easy to shake off the brutality and gore Steven Spielberg presented in the opening sequence of Saving Private Ryan, arguably the best war film of the modern era. Now Christopher Nolan submits Dunkirk, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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‘The Graduate’ returns to cinemas for 50th anniversary on April 23 and April 26

The Graduate is back on the big screen for two days this April in a new 50tth anniversary restoration, a rare theatrical presentation as part of the year-long TCM Big Screen Classics series. Audiences will also More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Sunday, February 26th, 2017
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Jack Black wants more anti-Trump speeches against Trump in profanity filled rant

The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday reported that actor Jack Black hailed actress Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech and lobbied for more at the Oscars: “I just hope she wins the Oscar and talks some more shit More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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TCM, Fathom Events brings ‘All About Eve’ back to cinemas on March 5, March 8

Bette Davis stars as Margo Channing in the film that critic Roger Ebert called “her greatest role” – a Broadway star who is nearly undone by the treacherous Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter) in All About Eve, from More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Denzel Washington says it’s ‘by the grace of God’ he found success

Oscar nominee Denzel Washington needed no prompting in a recent interview to praise God for his success, recounting a difficult upbringing and a series of mistakes which could, and maybe should have, help him back More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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‘Mad Max Fury Road’ sequel: Tom Hardy waiting for call

The apocalyptic reboot of the famous George Miller Mad Max franchise was a smashing success and star Tom Hardy confirms that sequels are coming and he’s standing by, ready to go. “Yeah I believe so!” the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ TV spots show Emma Watson’s Belle meeting the enchanted castle

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast live-action adaptation may be the most anticipated and risky of all these ventures. Now the studio released two new TV spots, revealing a ton of footage, most important is Emma More...

By Guest Author On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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WHICH MOVIES ARE SET FOR POTENTIAL OSCAR WINS IN 2017?

With the festival season already spewing out an impressive line-up of films, performances and all round movie goodness it comes as no surprise that already we are already eagerly looking ahead to see just which More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 12th, 2016
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TCM honors the 60th anniversary of ‘The King and I’ with screenings in cinemas on August 28 and August 31

It’s time to whistle a happy tune! Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic movie musical The King and I will return to movie theaters for two days only, as part of Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies’ TCM More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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Fathom Events brings ‘Labyrinth’ to cinemas for 30th Anniversary screenings

Tickets are now available for audiences to revisit the classic fantasy “Labyrinth” in select U.S. movie theaters when Fathom Events and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment bring “Labyrinth 30th Anniversary” More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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Steven Spielberg misses with special effects heavy ‘BFG’

Steven Spielberg’s resume of heartfelt and touching films great with The BFG, a big budget adaptation of Roald Dahl’s work packed full of amazing effects. Sadly, audiences were given a movie which can’t More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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‘The Wizard of Oz’ coming to Tampa’s Straz Center July 12 thru 17

The North American tour of the new stage adaptation of The Wizard of Oz will play the Straz Center’s Morsani Hall, July 12-17, as part of the Bank of America Best of Broadway Tampa Bay series also sponsored by More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 1st, 2016
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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ sequel and ‘Gigantic’ set for 2018

Wreck-It Ralph is heading back to the big screen, and this time, he’s wrecking the internet. The Oscar®-nominated Walt Disney Animation Studios team from the original film is reteaming for the follow-up, including More...


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