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Alfonso Cuaron did an AMA

Alfonso Cuaron, director of Gravity (which I will defend to the death) and Children of Men (only the best movie ever), did an AMA (ask me anything) over at Reddit, and it was 51 shades of awesome. You can read … Continue reading

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Hilarious synopsis of Iron Man 1 and 2 fails to save long distance relationship

Redditor spidermanngp made the following “multimedia synopsis” of the first two Iron Man movies for his girlfriend, who was going to see Iron Man 3 but hadn’t seen the first two. Sadly, they broke up before he could finish it … Continue reading

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“Possibly the second-worst thing to happen to Japan so far this century . . .

. . . “47 Ronin” is at once both a miserable movie and an extraordinary monument to how miserable the movie industry can be.” Whoa, reviewers are going to have a hard time topping David Ehrlich at film.com on this … Continue reading

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“. . . but they were two things that I thought were very important in my life—the ice cream and the Creature”

Guillermo del Toro talking to the Onion A/V Club about his early love for the Creature from the Black Lagoon. Still, to this day, I think it’s the perfect creature suit. In the history of film, there are two perfect … Continue reading

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Guillermo del Toro’s opening to Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror

I’ll let someone else do the fetishy internet thing where they name every movie and/or creature referenced in this clip — for me I was weirdly gratified to see the nod to 1977’s The Car, a movie I saw in … Continue reading

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Wolverine: A Film by Woody Allen

How did I miss this for a whole damn month? From Official Comedy. This is funnier than any actual Woody Allen movie since Bullets Over Broadway.

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The World’s End versus Tommy Saxondale

Have you seen The World’s End? It was a worthy addition to the Simon Pegg/Nick Frost/Edgar Wright trilogy (the first two parts being Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz). This one was essentially a combination of the first two … Continue reading

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