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16 Movies Based on Shocking True Crime Stories

April 8th, 2015 No comments

The real-life stories that inspired now-classic movies

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'Serial,' 'The Jinx' and the Rush for Movies Seeking Justice

March 18th, 2015 No comments

The subject of the wrongly imprisoned has become so hot that among the projects in the works are two movies centering on one infamous Detroit man's story.

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Orlando market for independent films: challenging

March 15th, 2015 No comments

Why do movies open in Orlando the way they do?

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Orlando market for independent films: challenging

Blockbuster or Bust? Brain Waves May Predict Movie Success

March 13th, 2015 No comments

People's brain waves may reveal which movies they like, and even predict which movies will do well at the box office, a new study suggests. The researchers then looked at the EEG data on certain brain waves, called beta and gamma waves. Results showed that the beta brain waves were linked with people's rankings of the movies: The more beta wave brain activity there was as a participant watched a …

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Oscars 2015: 'Birdman' Wins, as Hollywood Atones for Its Superhero Movies

February 22nd, 2015 No comments

Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore take the top acting prizes.

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Oscars 2015: 'Birdman' Wins Best Picture as Hollywood Atones for Its Superhero Movies

February 22nd, 2015 No comments

Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore take the top acting prizes.

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Spirit Awards 2015: 'Nightcrawler' Director Blasts "Tsunami of Superhero Movies"

February 21st, 2015 No comments

Dan Gilroy isn't excited about comic book movies.

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Scream Factory to release collector's edition Blu-ray of John Carpenter's Escape From New York

February 20th, 2015 No comments

âThere was an accident â about an hour ago, a small jet went down inside New York City. The President was on board.â âPresident of what?â âThatâs not funny, Plissken.â Oh, but it so is funny. Either way, the big Blu-ray news of the week (at least as far as Iâm…

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Why do blockbusters rarely win top honors at Oscars?

February 20th, 2015 No comments

So who has actually seen the top Oscar movies? Take the two frontrunners: “Birdman” was written, produced and directed by Mexican Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for some $18 million, while “Boyhood” cost only $4 million to make — over 12 years.

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My 2015 Oscar Predictions

February 20th, 2015 No comments

After a genuinely terrific cinematic year in 2013, we were probably due for a letdown in 2014, and we got it. There were of course many very good movies last year, but almost all were flawed in one way or another: too narrow, too unfocused, too emotionally remote, or what have you. I’m not sure whether a single one would have cracked my top five of the previous year.

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