REVIEW: Marvel Delivers Visually Stunning Picture With ‘Doctor Strange’

Marvel Studios took a break from some Avengers drama and instead offered up some magical fun in their latest picture. As one would guess, “Doctor Strange” follows the story of the titular character played by Benedict Cumberbatch. Dr. Stephen Strange is a confident, cocky and at times egotistical medical expert whose life is just about…
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Halloween Horror Fest: Celebrating Bruce Campbell’s Performances

Bruce Campbell as Ash, I don’t think there’s a better performance to end Halloween Horror Fest on. While he’s had quite a storied career, this piece will mainly focus on his most well known character, featured in “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead II” and the third picture in the trilogy, “Army of Darkness.” His performance…
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Halloween Horror Fest: Celebrating The Performances Of Piper Laurie And Sissy Spacek

Just a warning to start, this post will have spoilers. Like “The Exorcist,” “Carrie” was a 1970s horror flick that managed to snag some attention from the Oscars, something that’s become rare in today’s award season. In this case, both lead actresses Piper Laurie and Sissy Spacek were nominated for their performances in the 1976…
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Halloween Horror Fest: Celebrating Duane Jones’ Performance

In his filmography of nine acting credits, Duane Jones made the biggest impact of his on-screen career in the 1968 picture “Night of the Living Dead,” where he held the starring role of Ben. His work in the film marked the first time an African American held a leading part as a protagonist in the…
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Monday Movie Report: NY Film Festival Ends With Ang Lee Film, De Niro Award

The 54th New York Film Festival closed this weekend, but not before announcing an award for legendary actor Robert De Niro and screening a film from Oscar winning director Ang Lee. According to Variety, the Film Society of Lincoln Center named De Niro as the winner of the 44th Chaplin Award. De Niro, a two…
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