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    Tom Cruise: The Man Inside the Machine

    Believe it or not, it’s not easy being Tom Cruise. Over the weekend, Tom Cruise’s latest big-budget scifi-actioner Edge of Tomorrow opened. To be polite, the box office returns left this $178 million picture well over the edge of being a box-office bomb with just over $29 million domestically, coming in 3rd place. In the […] More

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    Movie Lovers Podcast Episode #1 – ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’, ‘War Horse’ and Best of 2011

    Welcome to the first episode of the Movie Lovers Podcast. Official podcast of FilmsWeWatched. Movie Lovers Podcast is a film podcast by a couple so out of their gourd about film, they were clearly meant for each other. Highlighting older release first-time watches as well as new theatricals, the podcast covers anything movies. Are you […] More

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    2011 Box Office: It’s Deja Vu All Over Again

    Want a prediction for 2012 at the movies? It’s going to look a lot like 2011. An awful lot. It’s going to be a case of, If ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Well, actually, the creative machinery in Hollywood is broke, but, as the numbers show, not broken enough to warrant fixing. So. Next year, […] More

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    Ten Best Movies of 2011

    300 episodes. If that sounds like an insane number to you, that’s because it damn well is. Since the inception of the radio show roughly four years ago, we’ve reviewed roughly 750 films (if not more), undergone loads of changes in lineup, format, and recording setup, and had our share of trials. With 2011 coming […] More

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    2011: The year’s best movie moments (part 2)

      Most moviegoers can agree on one thing: there were way too many movies this year. If you’re (un)fortunate enough to live in New York, you had the opportunity to see around 600 new features come and go; the rest of us didn’t get that many fewer. That means that anyone who’s been put in […] More

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    2011: The year’s best movie moments (part 1)

    Most moviegoers can agree on one thing: there were way too many movies this year. If you’re (un)fortunate enough to live in New York, you had the opportunity to see around 600 new features come and go; the rest of us didn’t get that many fewer. That means that anyone who’s been put in a […] More

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    Lea Seydoux & Paula Patton In A New All Action Clip From ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’

    Paramount has released a new action-packed clip from Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol featuring the very beautiful and talented Lea Seydoux and Paula Patton, kicking ass. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is directed by Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and stars Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Jeremy Renner, Tom Wilkinson, Paula Patton, Josh Holloway, Lea Seydoux, […] More

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    Summer, Bloody Summer

      As our last thrilling episode ended in June, we had left poor, helpless, hapless Hollywood tied to railroad tracks with the July/August Express out of Union Station barreling down, dastardly Audience Disinterest at the throttle, henchman Audience Apathy throwing on more coal. But wait!  Are those cavalry bugles heard from just over the hill? […] More

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    Score At The Half – Hollywood: Zero, Audience: Even Less

    Hollywood needs a hit Actually, Hollywood needs a bunch of hits. Actually, Hollywood needs a bunch of big, fat, through-the-roof hits. And with the summer – and the year – half over, the time to come up with them is running out. The movie business finished 2010 with the second highest domestic box office on record:  $10.2 […] More

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    ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ Trailer Leaks

    J.J. Abrams has been hyping the fourth Mission: Impossible film, as the best thing since slice bread. Well maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration but he really wants us to see the movie. Honestly I’ve been extremely impressed with all the photos released so far, and having Pixar’s director Brad Bird (The Iron […] More