The Ides of March: Political Thriller Marks 10 Years

The Ides of March, the political thriller starring Ryan Gosling and George Clooney, marks its tenth anniversary since its 2011 release. This film, based on Farrugut North by Beau Willimon, takes a behind-the-scenes look at political campaign drama. However, in as much as it is inside baseball, the film also focuses on Pennsylvania Governor Mike Morris’s sexual affair and how it nearly ends his presidential campaign. Politics can be an ugly event and this film…

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Crazy Stupid Love Marks 10th Anniversary

Crazy Stupid Love, featuring an all-star cast led by Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling, marks its tenth anniversary since the 2011 theatrical release. The film is formally titled Crazy, Stupid, Love but for SEO purposes, I’m dropping the commas. Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) has been married to his high school sweetheart, Emily (Julianne Moore), for many years. Life comes crashing down when Emily reveals she cheated on him with David Lindhagen (Kevin Bacon). Alas, divorce…

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The Big Short Marks 5 Years Since Wide Release

The Big Short, featuring a star-studded cast, explores the lead-up to the 2008 financial crisis while weaving together humor and drama. The housing collapse led to one of the worst recessions in American history.  According to the film’s post-script, some $5 trillion was lost in pensions, real estate value, 401k, savings, and bonds.  Eight million people lost their jobs with six million losing their homes in the United States. If not for The Other Guys,…

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First Man: Now Available on 4K/Blu-ray/DVD

Telling the story of Neil Armstrong and the mission to the moon, First Man is an intense ride and an IMAX screen should be considered required viewing.  Saying that this film is an underappreciated masterpiece would not be an understatement. Starring as astronaut Neil Armstrong, veteran actor Ryan Gosling captures the very essence of his persona.  Armstrong lived with a public profile but he was very much a private person.  He saw this as just…

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First Man coming to Home Video in January

Fresh off the heels of nine Critics’ Choice Awards nominations this morning, Damien Chazelle’s First Man will be arriving on home video in January. First Man will be available on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on January 8, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 22, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. 4K UHD, BLU-RAY, DVD & DIGITAL BONUS FEATURES: Deleted Scenes Shooting for the…

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TIFF 2018: First Man is Intense, IMAX required

Telling the story of Neil Armstrong and the mission to the moon, First Man is an intense ride and an IMAX screen should be considered required viewing. Starring as astronaut Neil Armstrong, veteran actor Ryan Gosling captures the very essence of his persona.  Armstrong lived with a public profile but he was very much a private person.  He saw this as just a job.  He got up every morning and went to work for NASA. …

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La La Land: Damien Chazelle’s Musical is Absolute Perfection

To call La La Land amazing would be an understatement. Damien Chazelle’s new LA-set musical is absolute perfection. La La Land proves that Chazelle’s Whiplash was no fluke. Written and directed by Chazelle, the cast features Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Callie Hernandez, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Tom Everett Scott, Josh Pence, and JK Simmons. This has been a project that was six years in the making for Chazelle. Without…

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