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    Mousterpiece Cinema, Episode 115: ‘Up’

    Hi there! On this tearjerking episode of Mousterpiece Cinema, Gabe and Josh are going on a trek into the darkest reaches of the Venezuelan jungles to discover a lost species of animal to bring back to civilization, and have traveled in an old house lifted up via balloons and–squirrel! OK, fine, the truth is slightly […] More

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    ‘The Short Game’ a slickly produced, all surface-level golfing documentary

    If The Short Game is any indication, it’s hard work being a child in the 21st century. The hook of this new documentary is fairly high-concept—it follows eight of over 1500 golfers age 7 or 8 competing at a world championship in Pinehurst, North Carolina—and yet, as slick as it is, it’s hard not to feel both a bit depressed at the almost comically driven subjects and wistful for a relaxed childhood not centered around detailed workouts or tireless practicing. More

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    ‘Monsters University’ a surprising cut above its predecessor

    It’s 2013, and in the world of pop culture, most of us comfortably take Pixar for granted. Here is a studio that, from 1995 to 2010, churned out financially successful films that were also unique, exciting, fresh, and captivating in ways other movie studios could only dream of. The relatively dark days arrived with Cars 2, a sequel to a movie that wasn’t as well-liked (rightly so) as Pixar’s other work. More

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    Extended Thoughts on ‘One Magic Christmas’

    One Magic Christmas Directed by Phillip Borsos Written by Phillip Borsos, Barry Healey, Thomas Meehan Starring Mary Steenburgen, Harry Dean Stanton, Elisabeth Harnois, Gary Basaraba I suppose it’s perfectly fitting that religion became a topic of discussion on our most recent episode, seeing as the movie we were discussing was set at Christmas, one of […] More

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    ‘Brave’ and ‘Pixar Short Films Collection, Volume 2’ Blu-rays offer insightful special features

    There’s no better proof of Disney’s unparalleled dedication to giving you your money’s worth with their home media than two new releases, Brave and the Pixar Short Films Collection, Volume 2 (though more the former than the latter). Both Blu-rays come out today, and if you’re a Pixar completist, you’ll want to either get them […] More

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    TIFF Bell Lightbox Presents The Rise of Beefcake Cinema: ‘First Blood’ is a cogent Vietnam analogy, but ultimately compromising

    First Blood Directed by Ted Kotcheff Written by Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim and Sylvester Stallone USA, 1982 For time immemorial, Ted Kotcheff’s First Blood carried the notorious, if apocryphal, reputation for being overly violent. A closer autopsy of the film would reveal this to be untrue. In fact, there’s only one death – about the […] More

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    Absolutely Stunning Movie Posters You Need To See

      The Film Exhibition is a collection of posters and designs done by artist Mahdi Chowdhury over the course of a couple of months. The poster art is incredible, presented in an array of designs, styles and techniques. They are so good it is hard to choose which I like best. Check out the posters […] More

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    ‘Supercut – Spoiler Alert’

    Well it’s a new day and here is yet another montage, the second in two days. Lucky for us, it’s just as great. Yesterday we showed you A Brief History of Title Design. This time however, it’s the work of youtuber Hatinhand. He brings us a montage sequence of  amazing movie ending spoilers. Overall there […] More

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    Video Of The Day: Take A Tour Inside the Pixar Studios

    When people think about Pixar on the road to the Academy Awards, they think Pixar is a guaranteed shoe-in to win Best Animated Feature considering their recent winning streak. But many folks in the animation industry and fans, have criticized the award, saying it is only intended to prevent animated films from having a chance […] More

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    Disney’s Blam! Parody of Up

    Can you make light of any situation? These guys at MaltBisney sure can. Shred some zonky sound effects and throw in some gnarly skater lingo and you got yourself an extreme video! Disney’s Blam! originally focused on funny faults of cartoon characters, but these guys took it one step further with Pixar’s Up. Check out […] More

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