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“24 DAYS”, a Crime that Shocked France (Film Review)

April 22nd, 2015 No comments

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Review by John Delia

Kidnapping for money has become common in many countries getting huge sums of cash from rich families. So in the film 24 Days the kidnappers target their quarry on the notion that all Jews are rich and have access to large amounts of money. The story is true, the events are heinous and the outcome reeks with anti-Semitism. What also rings clear are the methods that the perpetrators use to abduct the person and the modern day communications that make it almost impossible to catch the perpetrators. Read more…

Teen drinking linked to alcohol in movies: studies spark calls for change

April 13th, 2015 No comments

As part of its settlement with states in 1989, the tobacco industry agreed to stop paying for product placement in films, and images of smoking in films dropped. Now, public health officials and activists are pushing for a similar cutback on alcohol use in films and advertising. A new report from Britain adds to a growing body of evidence that suggests that teens who watch many movies with …

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Home entertainment: 'Maps to the Stars' is a showbiz psychodrama

April 11th, 2015 No comments

'Furious 7' Will Have An Emotional Surprise Ending

March 27th, 2015 No comments

The “Fast & Furious” movies are known for great cliffhanger endings, but the latest, “Furious 7,” changes direction. Tyrese Gibson, who returns as Roman in the latest installment, revealed on Friday's Access Hollywood Live that end will bring on the tears instead of the shock. “You know what is interesting, anybody who has seen the last four or five 'Fast & Furious' [movies] is that they will …

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Experience the Power of Director Ava DuVernay’s Critically Acclaimed Epic SELMA on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack May 5, 2015

March 10th, 2015 No comments

Hailed as “extraordinary” , “deeply moving” and “a triumph” , director Ava DuVernay’s powerful drama SELMA debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 5, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

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Mark Wahlberg Stars in the High-Stakes Thriller The Gambler, Arriving on Blu-ray Combo Pack April 28, 2015

March 9th, 2015 No comments

Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg1 stars in the “gritty, intense and wholly engrossing” dramatic thriller THE GAMBLER, debuting on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and VOD April 28, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

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Mark Wahlberg Stars in the High-Stakes Thriller The Gambler, Arriving on Blu-ray Combo Pack April 28, 2015

Wonkblog: When people around the world go to the movies most

February 12th, 2015 No comments

The world watches many of the same movies at the theater, just usually not at the same time.

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Wonkblog: When people around the world go to the movies most

Nominated for Nothing: John Wick

February 5th, 2015 No comments

Just about every year, brilliant movies are utterly ignored by the Oscars. The Searchers, Groundhog Day, Breathless, King Kong, Casino Royale, Touch of Evil, Caddyshack, Mean Streets, The Big Lebowski, Blackfish â the Academy has a long history of overlooking comedies, action movies,…

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Ten movies about illness or disease

February 2nd, 2015 No comments

With Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne likely to take home Oscars later this month for their portrayals of a linguistics professor battling Alzheimers and ALS sufferer Stephen Hawking, James Croot looks at 10 other movies that are more than just “disease of the week” dramas.

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Marvel Publisher Talks Synergy Between Comics and Movies

January 19th, 2015 No comments

“One is not overriding the other, it would be way too hard”

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