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By PhotographicAmnesia: @Frank B - I have to agree with the poor viewing experience with independant pictures as well. Vast majority of the time I find the seats…

Disruptors: How Netflix & Amazon Are Creating Greater Tumult In The Independent Film Industry

Feb 10th, 2016 1:39am

By Emperor Zerg Rush: Here's something I bet many of us who've been bumming around The Playlist for years now never thought we'd see - people actually leaping to…

Review: 'Deadpool' Starring Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, And Gina Carano

Feb 10th, 2016 1:34am

By Alice: I'm with THESCHU. The people in here are goons, sheesh.

Review: 'Deadpool' Starring Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, And Gina Carano

Feb 10th, 2016 1:19am

By Frank B: I don't think cinema ticket are too expensive (especially compared to live theater) but I do often prefer viewing independent movies in the…

Disruptors: How Netflix & Amazon Are Creating Greater Tumult In The Independent Film Industry

Feb 10th, 2016 12:26am

By skye: At least in this story, they still have Fassbender on the title, recognizing the fact that he's the lead. But indeed he should've learned…

Derek Cianfrance's 'The Light Between Oceans' Starring Michael Fassbender Gets Labor Day Weekend Release Date

Feb 9th, 2016 11:48pm

By Mel: Sorry I'm laughing that they don't think it's going to go well but has a long shot at Venice.. I think there's high hopes for this film as…

Derek Cianfrance's 'The Light Between Oceans' Starring Michael Fassbender Gets Labor Day Weekend Release Date

Feb 9th, 2016 11:18pm

By Jen: It is not a great signal not because of Labor Day, but the fact that Vikander has been using the "are they or arent they in…

Derek Cianfrance's 'The Light Between Oceans' Starring Michael Fassbender Gets Labor Day Weekend Release Date

Feb 9th, 2016 11:12pm

By JDance: So DuVernay is going to try science fiction. I wonder how she is going to try to work a racism subtext into it. If she does (and thats…

Ava DuVernay & Lupita Nyong'o Teaming For Sci-Fi Thriller 'Intelligent Life'

Feb 9th, 2016 10:32pm

By Chris: I saw Casablanca projected this way, and it was fantastic! Hopefully, they will consider showing a Marx Brother double bill one day.

Film Noir Classic 'The Maltese Falcon' Returning To Theaters For 75th Anniversary Screening

Feb 9th, 2016 9:21pm

By Dave: He did a better job of describing the novel than directing the film based on the novel.

Read: Lenny Abrahamson's 5-Page Letter To Author Emma Donoghue That Convinced Her To Let Him Make 'Room'

Feb 9th, 2016 8:15pm

By Jen: so Lupita has been typecast as an alien?

Ava DuVernay & Lupita Nyong'o Teaming For Sci-Fi Thriller 'Intelligent Life'

Feb 9th, 2016 8:12pm

By Chris : They are pros. The Fathom events I have seen are theatrical quality.

Film Noir Classic 'The Maltese Falcon' Returning To Theaters For 75th Anniversary Screening

Feb 9th, 2016 7:48pm

By Freddie Rosen: Very fucking worrying. One of the other key reasons for this shift in emphasis is that it's so bloody expensive to go to the cinema. People…

Disruptors: How Netflix & Amazon Are Creating Greater Tumult In The Independent Film Industry

Feb 9th, 2016 7:35pm

By cirkusfolk: Btw, I'm typing my comments while waiting to book my second prisoner of the day into jail. Both were white. Yup, racist here!

'In Bruges' Director Martin McDonagh's 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' Starts Shooting This Spring

Feb 9th, 2016 7:18pm

By cirkusfolk: Yes I am. I guess you can lump me in with the Coen brothers then. Sorry if my above comment was in jest due to the plot of this movie. Taking…

'In Bruges' Director Martin McDonagh's 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' Starts Shooting This Spring

Feb 9th, 2016 7:16pm

By IG-88: I don't celebrate mediocre directing. And I'm sick of hearing about her. Same woman who says hollywood doesn't make stories about black…

Ava DuVernay Being Wooed To Direct ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ & Colin Trevorrow-Scripted ‘Intelligent Life’

Feb 9th, 2016 7:11pm

By ArnoldLayne: Yes, these events are a fantastic use of the Digital Cinema Package technology. Not feasible to send around film canisters as in the past,…

Film Noir Classic 'The Maltese Falcon' Returning To Theaters For 75th Anniversary Screening

Feb 9th, 2016 6:28pm

By Big Ronnie: BULLSHIT ARTIST! BULLSHIT ARTIST! BULLSHIT ARTIST! BULLSHIT ARTIST! BULLSHIT ARTIST! BULLSHIT ARTIST! BULLSHIT ARTIST! BULLSHIT ARTIST!…

Review: ‘The Greasy Strangler’ Is Disgusting, Deviant And Pleasurably Weird At Heart

Feb 9th, 2016 6:26pm

By Alex P: Circus, given your fairly consistent comments on this website: you're totally ok with being a transparent racist? DIdn't i once read you say…

'In Bruges' Director Martin McDonagh's 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' Starts Shooting This Spring

Feb 9th, 2016 6:15pm

By Erik: "Try as they might, studios can't consistently tell what audiences will latch onto. For example, the Captain Phasma character in…

George Miller Says He Originally Wanted The Music In 'Mad Max: Fury Road' To Only Come From The Doof Warrior

Feb 9th, 2016 5:49pm