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SXSW Review: The Art of Self-Defense

The Art of  Self-Defense is the kind of film that continually evolves from the moment you start watching it. Actually, it probably starts changing even before that. Its plot description belies its actuality and even if you've seen dire...

 
 
 
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Zombieland 2 is happening with the entire original cast

Buckle up, buckaroo. After years of rumors, speculation, trickery (let's throw double-crosses in there as well,) Sony Pictures is finally gearing up for Zombieland 2. This news alone isn't much to get excited about, after all, Sony Pictures...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

A few weeks ago there were rumors that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice made Warner Bros execs nervous. These rumors suggested the film would be divisive, and that the movie wasn't getting the audience responses they wanted. An unnamed so...

 
 
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New pics from Batman v Superman reveal the dawn of bromance

While Warner Bros execs may be nervous about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I'm actually getting more and more excited to see the film. Given, I've been a naysayer about the grim and gritty approach that DC Comics is taking with their ...

 
 
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Rumor: Warner Bros is worried about Batman v Superman

Warner Bros is banking a lot on Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It's meant to be a launching point for the DC Cinematic Universe, one meant to rival the mighty Marvel/Disney machine. There have been rumors that Batman v Su...

 
 
 
 
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Batman v Superman may be most expensive movie ever made

DC Comics and Warner Bros. are sinking a lot of money in their own cinematic universe to compete with Marvel Studios. How much exactly? Well, according to speculation from Latino Review, the current budget for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Jus...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kristen Stewart joins Kelly Reichardt's new project

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson should no longer be referred to as "Twilight stars", as they've both stolen the show in multiple movies since then (see Clouds of Sils Maria and The Rover). Now Stewart has been cast in Kelly Reichardt's...

 
 
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Newest trailer for The Double doubles up on the good stuff

Richard Ayoade's The Double is going to be a quiet hit. It looks fantastic. Jesse Eisenberg (who's going to play Lex Luthor in a few years, apparently) literally shows different aspects of his talent, the trailer is rife with humor, and I ...

 
 
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Jessie Eisenberg is Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred

Today is the day you can point to when the Internet blew up. We were close to it when they announced Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman, but the surprise casting of Jessie Eisenberg as Lex Luthor is probably going to ...

 
 
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Interview: Jesse Eisenberg (Now You See Me)

Upon sitting down with Jesse Eisenberg he started asking me questions, which is the opposite of how an interview is supposed to go, but totally awesome of him. That pretty much sums him up so our conversation about magic led into him taking...

 
 
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Review: Now You See Me

I love magic. I always have. If you suspend your disbelief that magic's not real (kind of like wrestling), it can take you to a wonderful place, a place where that rabbit really did get pulled from some pocket dimension inside a top hat or ...

 
 
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New clips and motion posters for Now You See Me

Now You See Me is the latest casino-illusionist-heist movie to grace theaters. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Ilsa Fischer, Woody Harrleson, Morgan Freeman and others, Now You See Me follows a group of magicians and illusionists who use their p...

 
 
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Trailer: Now You See Me

Now You See Me is going to be awesome. It's got Jesse Eisenberg (that one awkward guy), Mark Ruffalo (that Hulk guy), Morgan Freeman (the guy that gets a new freckle every time he provides an explanation), Woody Harrelson (that weed guy) a...

 
 
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Woody Harrelson joins Jesse Eisenberg in Now You See Me

The Zombieland duo of Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg are teaming up again! This time the actors will be starring in a magician heist movie called Now You See Me, directed by Louis Leterrier. The story follows a group of magicians calle...

 
 
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Review: 30 Minutes or Less

I first pointed out the controversy that surrounded the plot behind 30 Minutes or Less back in April, and last week it exploded again on the net as more and more readers discovered that this comedy film is arguably based on the true story o...

 
 
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The pizza deliveryman death heard 'round the world

In a recent interview with Moviefone, Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland), the director of 30 Minutes or Less, denied the accusations that the movie he was directing was based ever-so-loosely on the tragic real-life events in 2003, when a pizza de...

 
 
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Red Band Trailer #2: 30 Minutes or Less

This is the second red band trailer for 30 Minutes or Less (relive the first one right here). It's weird, to me, that there are not one but two red band trailers for this movie. I can't remember the last one that received&nb...

 
 
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Jesse Eisenberg to replace James Franco in Baumbach film

Six months ago, I wrote about the potential casting of James Franco in Noah Baumbach's next film, While We're Young. First Showing is now reporting that Jesse Eisenberg is set to replace Franco in the film. If the rumor's true, Eisenberg wi...

 
 
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Red band trailer: 30 Minutes or Less

In 2003, a group of criminals attached a bomb with a timer to a pizza delivery man and told him to rob a bank within a certain amount of time or he'd blow up. He robbed the bank, was caught by the police shortly after, told them the bomb w...

 
 
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The Social Network returns to theaters, because it can

Oscar season is coming up, and apparently Sony's Columbia Pictures thinks that award voters can't remember what they saw this year - even if it's a critically acclaimed film that pulled in more than four times its opening weekend gross. So ...

 
 
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Trailer: Rio

Yes, I know we posted this in the trailer round-up post, but I thought it deserved a separate discussion to see what everyone's thoughts are. Charming and fun? Or tame and bland? I've got to admit that the premise and the journey have me ...

 
 




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Arrested Development - Season Five Part Two"They've Made a Huge Mistake"

 

Us"Turns out, the real monsters were us all along"

 

Relaxer"Sit back and relax (and also probably vomit a bunch)"

 

SXSW The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash"What is a man if he doesn't have a spirit"

 

Dragged Across Concrete""Anchovies...""

 

Book of Monsters"Horror by committee"

 

SXSW Tread"Too true crime"

 

SXSW Strange Negotiations"One man's search for meaning"

 

SXSW Mr. Jimmy"When the music strikes a chord "

 

SXSW Olympic Dreams"I wish I could watch it again every day "

 

SXSW Red Dog"Lives from the rowdiest, most infamous strip club in Oklahoma"

 

SXSW Bluebird""It will help you find where your soul is located""

 

SXSW Pig Hag"The film I wish I'd made"

 

SXSW Museum Town"Behind the museum"

 

Triple Threat"They brought guns to a fist fight"

 

SXSW Adopt a Highway"Some laws are just ridiculous"

 

SXSW La Mala Noche"Compelling subject matter, promising direction"

 

SXSW Frances Ferguson"A bored wife finds a boring affair"

 

Who Let the Dogs Out"Art creation through popular music"

 

SXSW Them That Follow"Subtle, tense, and lasting"

 

SXSW South Mountain"An affair to remember"

 

SXSW The River and the Wall"Gonna make lemonade from these weather-lemons!"