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On The Rise 2015: 15 Cinematographers To Watch

Aug 29th, 2015 11:41pm

By don: I had tons of hope for Creed until I saw the trailer. Totally turned me off.

50 Movies On Our Fall Film Festival Wishlist

Aug 29th, 2015 10:58pm

By Bill: This movie deserves a sequel. It was an incredible movie. Better than 85% of the junk they come out with.

Charlize Theron Says She Isn't Signed For 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Sequel 'Mad Max: The Wasteland'

Aug 29th, 2015 10:52pm

By virginia ahouse: looking for war and remenberance

The 10 Most Essential Robert Mitchum Movies

Aug 29th, 2015 8:52pm

By Bang: This list kind of mostly sucked. Really shows us where the horror genre has fallen, and specifically the type of fan calling the shots. The…

The 25 Best Horror Films Of The 21st Century So Far

Aug 29th, 2015 8:19pm

By Kaylee: How is the Lil Wayne doc from Sundance "The Carter" not on this list?

14 Essential Hip Hop Movies

Aug 29th, 2015 7:50pm

By Shelli: Great list. But how could you not mention Nashville and Orphan Black for Michiel Huisman. He gained huge followings on those shows and thes…

On The Rise 2015: 20 Actors To Watch

Aug 29th, 2015 7:38pm

By Cassidy: I can't believe you mentioned "Very Bad Things" without even uttering a single thing about the obvious influence it had on the…

17 Copycat Films Spawned From Quentin Tarantino's 'Pulp Fiction'

Aug 29th, 2015 6:46pm

By RealAlias: Betcha it hurt to add HUSTLE & FLOW to this list knowing how SOMEBODY on this site loathes Craig Brewer...

14 Essential Hip Hop Movies

Aug 29th, 2015 6:31pm

By alan: That beat is gonna stick in my head

Watch: Trailer For TIFF Flick 'Born To Dance' Featuring Choreography By Parris Goebel

Aug 29th, 2015 6:13pm

By Viraj: How can anyone say that they nearly nailed it? I don't see any resemblance, the look..ugh..the irony seems so clear in this photo..…

First Look: Michael Fassbender In 'Assassin's Creed'

Aug 29th, 2015 3:56pm

By Skippy: That is a truly wonderful typo.

Review: 'Zipper' Starring Patrick Wilson, Lena Headey, Richard Dreyfuss, Ray Winstone, And Dianna Agron

Aug 29th, 2015 3:10pm

By Bill: Was going to add my two cents about the irony of Max calling his script "original", but most folks here beat me to it. Instead…

Max Landis Wonders If The Flop Of 'American Ultra' Means That Original Movies Are Dead

Aug 29th, 2015 12:55pm

By Michael: Have always loved Tarantino - it's great when a video-store clerk can become an acclaimed director - his knowledge of film is pretty damn…

Quentin Tarantino Talks David O. Russell, ‘True Detective,’ ‘It Follows’ And Much More

Aug 29th, 2015 11:17am

By Denisa: Looking forward to Beasts of No Nation - that trailer is kick-ass.

The 12 Most Anticipated Films Of The 2015 Venice Film Festival

Aug 29th, 2015 10:57am

By Jason: Tarantino is in love with the bad movies he ate up as a kid, so now he regurgitates them as equally bad new movies. All he did with Pulp…

17 Copycat Films Spawned From Quentin Tarantino's 'Pulp Fiction'

Aug 29th, 2015 9:12am

By Luís Diogo: Sorry, but the best was Heaven (1998). And it toke this kind of film a little bit further because we are making the puzzle of how it really…

17 Copycat Films Spawned From Quentin Tarantino's 'Pulp Fiction'

Aug 29th, 2015 9:06am

By verlaine77: Thing is most digital screens (which these days means most screens) are only 2K, which means a 2.76:1 aspect ratio will only be about 745…

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Might Be Shot In Panavision 70

Aug 29th, 2015 8:50am

By Michael: Bogdanovich's memory about that western screenplay with McMurtry is conveniently self-aggrandizing and incorrect. That western screenplay…

Listen: 1.5 Hour Conversation With Peter Bogdanovich On Marc Maron's WTF Podcast

Aug 29th, 2015 7:47am

By Andy: Are people insane? Top of the Lake S1 was an absolute pile of crap. So badly written and put together. Just awful. Well shot, but that was…

'Top Of The Lake' Season 2 Starts Shooting This Year, Elisabeth Moss Returns

Aug 29th, 2015 7:42am