Special Features

Must-See Trailer - Guardians of the Galaxy

Submitted by tom on February 19, 2014 - 1:29pm


 

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy
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In Theaters August 1st, 2014
Directed by: James Gunn
Written by: James Gunn, Nicole Perlman et al
Featuring: Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel
Plot: In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.
Trailer:
Click here for the trailer!

Review - 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me' In Theaters Friday

Submitted by Indiebizliz on February 16, 2014 - 2:05pm


 

She’s Still Here...

If you know Broadway, there are a handful of names that come to mind as legends; Stephen Sondheim, Noel Coward, Tennessee Williams, Bernadette Peters, Edward Albee, Stella Adler and Hal Prince. What do all of these people have in common? Elaine Stritch. At 88, Ms. Stritch has the energy of a 25 year old onstage. It’s what she lives and breathes. In this new documentary, Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, award-winning director/producer Chiemi Karasawa follows Elaine around for about a year and a half with a single camera to attempt to reveal a little more about this incomparable star.

See Elaine Stritch talk about the movie at the FREE talks at Film Society of Lincoln Center in NYC on Tuesday, February 18th

How Philip Seymour Hoffman Became The Master - His Five (or Six) Finest Performances

Submitted by Spirit of the Thing on February 2, 2014 - 3:51pm


 

**Reposted from September 13, 2012**
I, like many film buffs, am eagerly anticipating Paul Thomas Anderson's new opus The Master, based on L. Ron Hubbard and the beginnings of Scientology. His oeuvre is one of the most exciting set of films by a contemporary director available even though it is only comprised of five features - Hard Eight, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, There Will Be Blood, and The Master - and a few shorts. One of the best aspects of this oeuvre is that Anderson has worked with the fine actor Philip Seymour Hoffman on four of them and that is one of the biggest reasons I am anticipating The Master. Hoffman has long been one of my favorite actors because he has always been able to make an impression on me even if his part was only a 2-minute scene as an obnoxious craps player (shaka-laka doo, shaka-laka dooby doo). I think about his performances well after leaving the theater or turning off the DVD and that is rare among contemporary actors. He is a guy who doesn't get glory roles, those meaty leading man roles that are offered to, frankly, lesser actors who may be prettier but certainly don't command the same presence. That is one of the worst things about Hollywood - face, not talent, sells. Nearly all of Hoffman's performances stand out and that is why he is one of the most exciting actors working today. That being said, I'm here to laud my five favorite performances that Philip Seymour Hoffman has committed to celluloid (or digital whatever).

Classic Movie Quote of the Week - Into the Wild (2007)

Submitted by tom on January 13, 2014 - 7:09am


 

Into the Wild (2007)

Into the Wild (2007)

"If you want something in life, reach out and grab it."
- Christopher McCandless (Played by Emile Hirsch)

Into the Wild
Into the Wild at the IMDb
Rated: R
Directed by: Sean Penn
Written by: Sean Penn and Jon Krakauer (book)
Featuring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn and Catherine Keener
Plot: After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Watch It Now On YouTube - The Man from Earth (2007)

Submitted by tom on January 11, 2014 - 3:26pm


 

The Man from Earth (2001)
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YouTube
Did you know?
YouTube offers select movies for free, legal viewing (with a few interspersed ads) on their web site.

The Man from Earth
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Rated: PG-13
Directed by: Richard Schenkman
Written by: Jerome Bixby
Featuring: David Lee Smith, Tony Todd and John Billingsley
Plot: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Trailer: Please click here for the trailer.
Watch It Now: Please click here to watch the entire movie legally and free!

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