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    Sundance 2016: Most Anticipated

    The Sundance Film Festival brings the most original storytellers together with the most adventurous audiences for its annual program of dramatic and documentary films, shorts, New Frontier films, installations, performances, panel discussions, and dynamic music events. Since 1985, hundreds of films launched at the Festival have gained critical recognition, received commercial distribution, and reached worldwide […] More

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    ‘Escape Plan’, the newest collaboration between Stallone and Schwarzenegger, releases its first trailer

    For over a decade, the two biggest Hollywood action stars were Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, starring in movies such as Commando, First Blood, Predator, Tango & Cash, and the Terminator and Rocky series. The two never found themselves onscreen together, however, until 2010’s The Expendables; however, much to the delight of many, both stars […] More

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    Looking at Dinosaurs: ‘Jurassic Park’ and Its Powerful Hold on a Generation

    Jurassic Park, like many of Spielberg’s best films, allows us to be children again, even if this is, ironically, a film most kids would be scared to death by. It’s a movie that indulges in horror-movie tropes while making them feel fresh, layering a patina of intelligence over the intense, earth-rattling action. Though the human-dinosaur face-offs are the stuff of movie legend, the early sections where Drs. Alan Grant, Ian Malcolm, and Ellie Sattler debate the ethics of a theme park full of the living, breathing extinct are strangely fascinating and entertaining, at least to 28-year old me. More

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    Fantasia 2012: Possession (1981) and the Cinema of Hysteria

    Possession (1981) Written and Directed by Andrzej Zulawski France/West Germany, 127 minutes Zulawski’s work can be described as being a part of the cinema of hysteria. His characters exist on the edge of sanity, often in an alternative universe that resembles our own but is fuelled by different rules of conduct. Unreal is a way […] More

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    Trailers: Daybreakers

    Daybreakers is the upcoming vampire film written and directed by Peter and Michael Spierig. The film stars Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe and Sam Neill. Edward Dalton is a researcher in the year 2019, in which an unknown plague has transformed the world’s population into vampires. As the human population nears extinction, vampires must capture and […] More