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Friday, April 11, 2014

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For THE RAILWAY MAN In San Francisco

Win Tickets To An Advance For THE RAILWAY MAN on Tuesday, April 15th at 7:00PM in San Francisco.


THE RAILWAY MAN is a war film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. It is an adaptation of the bestselling autobiography of the same name by Eric Lomax, and stars Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman, Hiroyuki Sanada and Jeremy Irvine.


THE RAILWAY MAN – In NY & LA on April 11th


Based on the remarkable bestselling autobiography, THE RAILWAY MAN tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Decades later, Lomax and his beautiful love interest Patti (Nicole Kidman) discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and set out to confront him, and his haunting past, in this powerful and inspiring tale of heroism, humanity and the redeeming power of love.


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Giveaway: Win A Copy Of Vivian Maier: Street Photographer Book

We have a chance for you to win a copy of Vivian Maier: Street Photographer. Finding Vivian Maier the documentary opened in San Francisco and Berkeley today.


Finding Vivian Maier is the critically acclaimed documentary about a mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and, discovered decades later, is now among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.


Maier’s massive body of work would come to light when in 2007 her work was discovered at a local thrift auction house on Chicago’s Northwest Side. From there, it would eventually impact the world over and change the life of the man who championed her work and brought it to the public eye, John Maloof.


Currently, Vivian Maier’s body of work is being archived and cataloged for the enjoyment of others and for future generations. John Maloof is at the core of this project after reconstructing most of the archive, having been previously dispersed to the various buyers attending that auction. Now, with roughly 90% of her archive reconstructed, Vivian’s work is part of a renaissance in interest in the art of Street Photography.



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TV Recap: VIKINGS “Blood Eagle”

TV Recap: VIKINGS “Blood Eagle”
By: Sue

The snow falls, and a spider crosses it’s web. King Horik walks through the streets to Ragnar’s keep. Ragnar kills a rat, still intent to kill Jarl Borg. King Horik tries to reason with Ragnar, they need Jarl Borg’s men and ships for a successful raid. Ragnar has already started looking for another partner to replace him. Rollo questions if King Horik thinks that Ragnar should turn the other cheek as if nothing has happened, exactly as he has suggested before. King Horik instead suggests holding off the execution until another partnership is established. Ragnar accepts waiting, glad that at least they are still allies. It sounds more like a question than a statement. King Horik is still bound for revenge upon King Ecbert, and asks that Ragnar comes with him.

In the Kingdom of Wessex, a royal family arrives. King Aelle has come to meet King Ecbert, so that together the King of Wessex, and the King of Northumbria could band together and save England. Hails of God save England rend the air, even Athelstan joins in the proclamation.


Helga watches Floki work, pounding away. She bears good news, she’s with child. He takes pity on the child to have such a father. Helga thinks he’ll be a wonderful father, but he cries that he’ll be a horrible father. He comforts her that he was a fool, that they’ll all be happy. He tells Helga that they should be friends, that the gods will bless them. She wants their friends around, even Ragnar, but Floki does not want Ragnar spoiling this. He helped Ragnar rise to power, and now Earl Ragnar has everything in the palm of his hand, but he will not let Ragnar have the two of them.

Ragnar tries to find out what is troubling Bjorn. He is upset that he was not let in on the plot to capture Jarl Borg. Ragnar could not find him because Bjorn was with the servant girl. Bjorn just wants to just be kept in his confidence. Ragnar will decide how far down the rabbit hole Bjorn is allowed to go, he gives him some advice though, to think with the big head, not the small one.


Princess Aslaug is having a rough pregnancy she tells Siggy, she is afraid. She told Ragnar when he came to the farmhouse, that if he forced himself on her within the first three days of his return she would bear him a monster. She doesn’t know what made her speak the words, she spoke, but the gods chose the words. Siggy pays the guards for privacy. Jarl Borg tells that being Blood Eagle is the worst death of all, but it is astonishing to watch. He hears water being scooped from the nearby bucket, and finds King Horik has come to him. Jarl Borg drinks deeply, King Horik will take no pleasure in his death. Things change, Ragnar humiliated King Horik, and let his ambitions show, he wants to be King. Jarl Borg reasons that there is no reason for Ragnar to stop at his own death, his fame eclipses the Kings own. King Horik does not deny his words, asks what he would do in his stead. Jarl Borg would plot his escape, and kill Ragnar. King Horik bears a gift: the skull of Jarl Borg’s first wife. Jarl Borg clutches it to him like Gollum and his precious.


Ragnar speaks with the seer. He’s had dreams of Athelstan, but he does not know where he is, in Valhalla or hell. The seer tells him that he is in neither place, he is alive. He is physically alive, but his spirit is tormented. Ragnar wishes to know where he is. The seer tells him that he is with a man he knows, a foreigner, a king. A raven watches Athelstan, and he looks pleased.

Ragnar watches from behind a screen as his brother makes a grand show. After defeating his foe, Rollo asks what he plans to do with Jarl Borg. He knows his plan, but he told the king he would wait. Rollo does not understand why Ragnar keep making concessions to Horik, but he is king. Bjorn continues to pursue Porunn, wanting to know about her life, to tell her about his. But she continues to give him the cold shoulder, she’s a servant, always has been. Ragnar watches from the shadows, sees his son try to halt the girl with no luck. Princess Aslaug brings the equally pregnant Helga a drink. Both ladies are progressing quickly. She finds kindness in Princess Aslaug, and walks away quite melancholy. Floki tells Bjorn, that his uncle is quite heavy handed in his show of love, but real warriors hold back. Bjorn thinks Floki is wise, but Floki thinks he is only a joker. Siggy notices that Helga is heavy with child, and asks if Floki is happy. Floki is complicated she says, as Ragnar watches them too. He spies on everyone friends, family, partners. Siggy asks if they will marry with Ragnar’s blessing, she says that Floki does not think that they need Ragnar’s blessings only those of the Gods. Ragnar’s eye continues to roam, and he sees Siggy report to King Horik that Floki is angered with Ragnar. King Horik doesn’t believe her, Floki loves Ragnar, and Ragnar slips deeper into shadows.

King Ecbert reveals that Ragnar is no longer alone in attacking their shores, but King Aelle still thinks he is the greatest disturbance to their world. King Ecbert agrees, thinks that they should be prepared to him, and if they have alliance, both prepared to rush to the other’s aid they will all be stronger. King Ecbert sends everyone from the room to talk to King Aelle alone. There is much chaos in their country, their neighbor is tumultuous, and if they bound together not only against the Northmen, but also Mercia, they could divide it amongst themselves. King Aelle thinks that after they conquered Mercia, there would be nothing to stop him from turning on Northumbria. King Ecbert admits that at the moment there is nothing that would stop them, and he proposes that they unite their houses through the marriage of their children. That is an offer King Aelle likes the sound of.

Floki moves rocks and uncovers the skull of his father. He also pulls a sword from the soil.

King Aelle walks his daughter down the aisle to unite her with King Ecbert’s son. Floki and Helga have a wedding of their own. The Royal wedding is a serious affair, but Floki and Helga’s nuputals are much more lively. The sword Floki dug up was part of the ceremony, as they exchange swords. They say their vows, but there is no talk of serving and obeying in their wedding, only swearing to the Gods that they want to marry each other. With rings exchanged, both parties find themselves married.

A man comes riding in to talk with Ragnar, and finds Rollo. He tells him that Ragnar would want to speak with him. Ragnar is busy playing games with Torstein, and nearly shoots his head off when Rollo brings the messenger to see him. The man tells him of Earl Inkstad, who has enough men and ships to raid. Ragnar has never heard of the man, and he did not want to waste the journey his messenger said, that Ragnar was still in need of an ally. Ragnar wishes to meet the Earl.

Rollo tells Siggy that a new ally has been found, she asks when he will arrive, which will be soon. Rollo wishes it were sooner so they could execute Jarl Borg. King Horik goes to visit Jarl Borg again.

Rollo’s love making becomes painful to Siggy as he wraps his hands around her neck. He asks why she sleeps with King Horik, and she tells him that she does it for him. He chokes her more for a moment, before releasing her. He does not know what King Horik could do for him, which his brother cannot. She tells him that right now they are allies, and in the event of a fallout, Rollo should be able to chose between the two. She reminds him that King Horik is a king and to never forget his power.

Jarl Borg asks what he has decided. King Horik has decided to go with Jarl Borg’s plan, that there are those who pretend to be loyal to Ragnar but are not. He tells him that after, they will kill Ragnar.

Bjorn asks Ragnar what a blood eagle is as Ragnar bathes. Ragnar describes the process. The offender is down on his knees, his back opened with knifes. His ribs are pulled away from his spine, opened, then his lungs are pulled out of his back and layed on his shoulders so they look like eagle wings. He stays like that suffering until he dies. Ragnar tells him that if he suffers in silence he may enter into Valhalla, but he screams he can never enter its portals. Torstein tells Ragnar that Earl Inksted has arrived, but is refusing to enter the great hall, instead sticking to the woods.

Ragnar and two others ride out to meet the Earl. Once he draws near he finds that it is not a man that he’s come to meet, but Lagertha. She did not give him her name, for fear that he would turn her away. Ragnar circles her as she asks after her son. He is happy, looking forward to going to England, as is she. He asks if she is truly an Earl, and she is, now his equal. She questions if it is difficult for him, but it is not. He asks how many ships she has, four, and over a hundred warriors. She asks if he accepts her as an ally. He tells her that if she is really Earl Inksted then the answer is no, but if she is still the Lagertha that he knows then the answer is yes. The chemistry between the two still sparks as they ride together, him laughing over her Earl Inksted.

Jarl Borg plays with a rat, hiding his wife’s skull when Bjorn comes to see him. Bjorn offers jarl Borg some food, and he devours it. He is more animal than man.

Ragnar watches Lagertha train. Princess Aslaug tells him that the turn of events were unexpected, Ragnar wonders if the Gods are playing a joke. Princess Aslaug does not think it is a joke. She like Lagertha, she tells Ragnar, she would rather be her, she is formidable.

Darkness falls, and it is time. Jarl Borg is unchained, and he grabs his wife’s skull. He thinks himself free, but he is not. King Horik stands in his path, Ragnar up above, with Floki and the others lurking beyond. Surrounded by fire, Jarl Borg removes his cloak, flinging it to Helga as he faces Ragnar. He falls to his knees, and prepares for the blood eagle. As Ragnar slices up his back, Jarl Borg does not make a sound. It’s hynoptically beautiful, the blood falling. As Ragnar hacks into his back with an axe, Helga faints. Jarl Borg’s arms fall, and Ragnar replaces them as he continues his process. Many of the women struggle to continue watching, but not Lagertha. She watches with neither horror nor disgust. The black eagle draws near as Ragnar completes the process and walks away. It is done.

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ALLEGIANT To be Turned Into Two Films

You had to know this was going to happen.

THIRD BOOK IN VERONICA ROTH'S BLOCKBUSTER DIVERGENT TRILOGY, ALLEGIANT,

WILL BE PRODUCED AND RELEASED AS TWO SEPARATE FILMS

Allegiant -- Part 1 To Be Released on Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment Label On March 18, 2016;
Allegiant -- Part 2 To Arrive in Theatres Nationwide on March 24, 2017

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, will produce and release Allegiant, starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James and based on the third book in Veronica Roth's best-selling Divergent trilogy, as two separate films, it was announced today by Lionsgate Motion Picture Group Co-Chairmen Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger. The Company will release a total of four Divergent films on its Summit Entertainment label, with the next film, Insurgent, which begins production next month, slated for release on March 20, 2015 and Allegiant -- Parts 1 & 2 scheduled for release on March 18, 2016, and March 24, 2017, respectively.

The first film in the Divergent franchise is off to a fast start, grossing $117 million at the domestic box office in its first three weeks of release, and it continues its international rollout this weekend with openings in France, Germany, Russia, Australia, Scandinavia and other major territories. Book sales of the best-selling Divergent series continue to skyrocket with total sales nearing 20 million worldwide and sales of the three-book boxed set and three-book e-bundle increasing 55% last week. The three books ranked one-two-three on the USA Today best-seller list for 2013.

"Veronica Roth brings her captivating story to a masterful conclusion in Allegiant, a rich, action-packed book with material that is ideally suited to two strong and fulfilling movies," said Friedman and Wachsberger. "The storytelling arc and world of the characters lend themselves perfectly to two films, a storytelling strategy that has worked very well for us on the two Twilight Breaking Dawn films and about which we're tremendously enthusiastic for the two upcoming Mockingjay films of The Hunger Games franchise."

The Company's The Hunger Games and The Twilight Saga franchises have collectively grossed more than $5 billion at the worldwide box office, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the 10th highest-grossing film of all time. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Parts 1 & 2 will be released on November 21, 2014 and November 20, 2015, respectively.

After the cataclysmic events in Insurgent, Tris and Four enter a dangerous new world in Allegiant -- Parts 1 & 2 that they no longer recognize. As new truths are revealed about the past and future, Tris must face impossible choices about courage, allegiance and love to protect the people closest to her.

ABOUT LIONSGATE
Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. Lionsgate currently has 34 television shows on 22 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men and Nurse Jackie, the comedy Anger Management, the network series Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show and the critically-acclaimed series Orange is the New Black.

Its feature film business has been fueled by such recent successes as the blockbuster first two installments of The Hunger Games franchise, The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the first installment of the Divergent franchise, Now You See Me, Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, Warm Bodies, The Expendables 2, The Possession, Sinister, Roadside Attractions' Mud and Pantelion Films' breakout hit Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.

Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rate. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 15,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.

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A MOST WANTED MAN Trailer Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman

Watch the official trailer from Anton Corbijn's spy thriller A MOST WANTED MAN, based on John Le Carré's best-selling novel, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe and Robin Wright, via Yahoo! Movies:

A Most Wanted Man is based on master story-teller John le Carré’s worldwide bestselling book. Anton Corbijn (The American) directs this modern day thriller with Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright and two-time Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe toplining an ensemble cast.

Hamburg, Germany: 2012. A mysterious, tortured and near-dead half-Chechen, half-Russian man on the run (Grigoriy Dobrygin) arrives in the city’s Islamic community desperate for help and looking to recover his late Russian father’s ill-gotten fortune. Nothing about this young man seems to add up; is he a victim or a thief or, worse still, an extremist intent on destruction? Drawn into this web of intrigue are a banker (Dafoe) and a young female lawyer (McAdams) who is determined to defend the defenseless. All the while, they are being watched by the brilliant, roguish chief of a covert German spy unit (Hoffman), who fights to put the pieces together as the clock ticks. In an adrenaline laced and heart-rending escalation of tension and collision, it’s not long before he becomes everyone’s most wanted man. A Most Wanted Man, a cerebral tale of intrigue in the vein of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, is also contemporary and deeply human, touching themes in love, rivalry and politics we live with every day.

Lionsgate / Roadside Attractions will release A MOST WANTED MAN in theaters July 25, 2014.

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Our Top 10 Marvel Films: 6-1

Our list concludes with Hammers, Shields, an Iron Dude, and an epic superhero mashup.

We've been counting down our top 10 Marvel films, which wasn't an easy thing considering our conundrum at #6.  We even felt a little Green Rage Monster inside of us at having to decide.  But decide we did, and so here is the rest of our list.  Please read our full reviews under each number:

6-4: THREE-WAY TIE - Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Thor (2011), Thor: The Dark World (2013) 

Much like our bowels, our love for these three constantly shift.  We love FA because of its wholesome goodness wrapped in evil Red Skull-ness, as little Stevie Rogers becomes the ripped Avenger.  Director Joe Johnston even throws in a little Raider of the Lost Ark reference as Hugo Weaving holds The Tesseract in his possession.  For Thor and Thor 2, we love Loki and his high-jinks - Tom Hiddleston is Loki in every way, embodying the desperation of a god who just gets no respect.  We were a little put off by that very odd ending of Dark World, so we're...curious...to see how they explain Odin's absence in future films.  The original Thor is another instant Marvel classic, furthering Jon Favreau's vision while introducing important new elements that would play themselves out in The Avengers.  Hemsworth as the titular hero is as perfect a casting as you can get, and his journey combined with Idris Elba make for a thoroughly enjoyable affair.

3) Iron Man (2008) 
This is the one that started it all, but the press weren't particularly enthused when the film was originally announced.  Director Jon Favreau changed all of that by producing a great action flick with a terrific human story of struggle and growth.  The casting of Robert Downey Jr. was genius, and the entire film just screams love and affection for the genre.  If Stan Lee is credited as the father of Marvel Comics, Favreau should be the father of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  Regardless of what's happened to the property since then is another matter entirely.  For now, Hail to you sir!

2) Captain America: The Winter Solider (2014) 
Nothing makes a franchise better than a gamechanger, something that takes our conceptions and throws them out the window.  Winter Soldier is just that: a terrific 70's spy thriller about Captain America's struggle in the 21 Century, with enough reveals to make any comic book geek happy.  When S.H.I.E.L.D.'s very existence is challenged, it's up to Cap, Black Widow, and The Falcon to set things right.  But it's not merely the return of the Status Quo - Winter Soldier ruthlessly blows the entire MCU out of the water, leaving us to wonder what things will look like on the other side.  It's not often that something vaults ahead of Iron Man and almost bests The Avengers, but The Russo Brothers made an instant classic in The Winter Soldier.

1) The Avengers (2012) 
Duh.  If this superhero mashup isn't at the top of your list, it's time to go find something else to do and probably stop watching movies altogether.  From the scale of the battles to the thought that human-trained assassins are no match for Gods and Hulks, The Avengers satisfies on every level.  Joss Whedon created an instant army of followers with a great mix of wit and tips-of-the-hat, refining Favreau's vision to epic proportions.  But it's also the leadership of Marvel President Kevin Feige that allowed such a big film to be produced.  His fight to build a slow-burn universe that lead to The Avengers was a genius move, making its release an event rather than just another Friday To-Do.  You know a film is great when you find yourself watching it over and over and still enjoying every scene.  That's just one of many reasons why The Avengers will top our list for quite awhile.

With Marvel planning films through 2028, we know this list is sure to undergo significant changes, so look for updates with each new release.  For now, what's your top 10 Marvel films?  Join the discussion by leaving a comment below!



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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Oculus Review: Loses Steam After a Rough Start

The intricate supernatural thriller Oculus loses steam after a rough start.

Review by: Matt Cummings

We've been in the middle of a sort of horror film renaissance, gifted with low-budget but wonderfully-terrifying fare, such as 2013's The Conjuring and the Insidious series, as well as 2012's Sinister. Meanwhile, lesser films like The Marked Ones continue to miss the point about what really scares. Their efforts to hunt for low hanging fruit in the form of standard shock are surrounded by truly boring plot lines. The Mike Flanagan flick Oculus is caught somewhere between them, boasting several strong points but mired in frustrating third act.


Orphaned siblings Tim (Brenton Thwaites) and Kaylie Russell (Karen Gillan) have a dark secret: their father  (Rory Cochrane) and mother (Katie Sackhoff) were victims of possession by an antique mirror. Initially written off as murder/suicide, Kaylie doubts the reports and sets off to prove the mirror's true nature. After Tim is released years later from a mental institution, he learns that Kaylie has used her position as an art dealer to secure the mirror in an attempt to kill it. Returning it to the scene of their parent's deaths, the two learn that the 'Lasser Glass' still has some tricks left in its knotty details, as it soon tries to possess them. As Kaylie and Tim relive the horrific details of their childhood, they must decide if these memories are their own, or if the mirror still wields too much power for them to defeat.

Writer/Director Mike Flanagan expands his 2006 short film into a full-featured thriller, utilizing cinematographer Michael Fimognari's eye to the best effect possible, considering the limitations of the script. While the duo excel at wrapping the children's story with the modern one, Oculus loses steam midway through Act 3. The flat and nearly incomprehensible ending favors the lamest possible scenario one could consider, while our test audience had conjured a half dozen better ones by film's end. There's far too much exposition in the beginning, as Tim wrestles with joining Kaylie on her quest, without really knowing why he eventually chooses to do so. The mirror fails to grow beyond its simple demonic demonstrations, never truly frightening us with its power. Instead, it does all the things a simple possessed item can do: moving Kaylie's cameras, killing plants, and blowing out lights. Moreover, we never learn why it haunts, what it needs from its victims, and how it can be destroyed. You too might find yourself wondering why the duo don't just smash the thing and then go out for a celebratory beer, rather than attempt to prove its malevolent supernatural powers.



Gillan has potential, from her deep stares at the camera to her ability to project different looks throughout the film. One minute she's a sophisticated art dealer, the next a cold-blooded cut-throat with revenge on her mind. Thwaites is serviceable, but his role could have been played by anyone; the same cannot be said of Sackhoff, who also wears many hats here. We'd love to see her in more stuff (Marvel, are you listening?!), as her tough aura from Battlestar Galactica is gently softening.

Oculus is a step above most Paranormal Activity films, but it never reaches the rarefied air of The Conjuring or Insidious. The tension is too slow-burn and the payoff too little as we wait for something interesting to actually happen. We do praise Flanagan for his technique and ability to warp reality, but a story about a badass mirror that doesn't do much was entirely disappointing. We'll see Gillan again soon in Guardians of the Galaxy, but she'll need to do more than stumble around in a nightie for audiences to notice. For now, wait for this one on Netflix.

Oculus is rated R for terror, violence, some disturbing images and brief language and has a runtime of 105 minutes.

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Rio 2 Review: Superficial Animated Entertainment

The only mildly entertaining Rio 2 give us little to dance about. WARNING: Major Spoilers Ahead! 

Review by: Matt Cummings

Our first experience with the Rio franchise was decidedly meh - we found the movie about a lost Macau to be decent but ultimately drab entertainment, failing to keep our attention after a very cute opening. It wasn't that we hated Rio, but we soon found ourselves diverted to our tablets and other entertainment while things on screen limped along. Rio 2 doesn't give us much to dance about either, settling in on a superficial story about the environment surrounded by somewhat enjoyable comedic skits.

As Blu (voiced by Jesse Eisenberg) continues to adjust to life with Jewel (voiced by Anne Hathaway), he and Linda (voiced by Leslie Mann) move to Rio de Janerio. There, Linda and Tulio (voiced by Rodrigo Santoro) open a wildlife habitat, while Blu and Jewel deal with their three precocious children. Soon, these foursome learn about a habitat of Macau that live deep inside the Amazonian jungle and set off to learn their whereabouts. Along the way, they face an illegal effort to destroy the jungle, threatening the lives of her long-lost father Eduardo (voiced by Andy Garcia) and old chum Roberto (voiced by Singer Bruno Mars). With the fate of the habitat on the line, Blu must decide whether to give up his old human ways in favor of protecting his own people, while Linda must learn to let him go.


Writer/Director Carlos Saldanha brings back much of the original cast, including the funny Jermaine Clement as Nigel, while adding baddies Kristin Chenoweth as a poisonous frog and Miguel Ferrer as the evil boss behind the deforestation. Clement and Chenoweth have good chemistry as they plot to undo Blu, while Jamie Foxx, Tracey Morgan and George Lopez dance and frolic their way through the jungle.

Much like its predecessor, Rio 2 is decent animated entertainment, but lacks much emotional heft. We felt the same about the Ice Age franchise, and can see 20th Century Fox Animation's mistakes repeated here. Many characters go through no growth, especially the thick-headed Jewel whose demand to Blu that he choose between his owner and her is unrealistic. She fails to understand the unique bond between him and Linda, engaging in a silly side story with Roberto that never goes anywhere. Blu's idiosyncrasies deliver most of the laughs but get a little tiring over time - the problem here is that he and Linda can't communicate beyond simple fist pumping, and so there's never a moment when the two can ever grow together. Instead, she moves to the Amazon to protect the Macau village while abandoning the Minnesota storyline established in the first film. Moreover, the suggestion that a jungle filled with animals can hold off humans from taking their land is not based on any sort of reality: once Saldanha and Don Rhymer introduce mortal danger into the mix, we're forced to look at the film in a completely different manner. The result never delivers beyond a superficial level, turning Linda and Tulio into hapless bystanders rather than powerful new protectors of the jungle.

There are a couple of bright spots here. Several of the musical numbers - especially one between Nigel and Gabi - are pretty funny. The casting is deeper than its predecessor, giving Garcia and Mars a few moments in the sun. The stellar animation features bright colors and exceptional detail on the feathers of the Macau and in the environment of the Amazonian jungle itself. But while we think a 3D experience would probably look outstanding, there are in general better options out there for kids, including Muppets Most Wanted, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, and The LEGO Movie.

Rio 2 delivers only a superficial experience while attempting to make a stand about the environment. Its core story about Linda and Blu fades to be replaced by rich colors and African drum beats. Compared to other choices still in theaters, this one pales in comparison. Rio 2 is rated G and has a runtime of 101 minutes. 

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Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For WALKING WITH THE ENEMY In San Francisco

Win Tickets To An Advance For WALKING WITH THE ENEMY on Thursday, April 17th at 7:00PM in San Francisco.


Inspired by a true story, WALKING WITH THE ENEMY is an unforgettable film of love, courage, and sacrifice. Set in Hungary during the final months of World War II, a young man sets out to find his displaced family by using a stolen Nazi uniform to pose as an officer. Filled with suspense and danger, he undertakes extraordinary measures to reroute his family and others to safety by disrupting the activities of the German occupiers.


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DISCLAIMER: ARRIVE EARLY! SEATING IS FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED, EXCEPT FOR MEMBERS OF THE REVIEWING PRESS. THEATER IS OVERBOOKED TO ENSURE A FULL HOUSE. THEATRE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR OVERBOOKING. THIS PASS DOES NOT GUARANTEE ADMISSION AND MUST BE SURRENDERED UPON DEMAND. NO ONE WILL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT A TICKET AND ONLY REVIEWING PRESS WILL BE ADMITTED AFTER THE SCREENING BEGINS. Duplicate passes will not be accepted. Screening passes are non transferable. This ticket is NOT for resale. Reselling of tickets is strictly prohibited and punishable by law. All those found in violation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. MPAA - No Recording This screening will be monitored for unauthorized recording. By attending, you agree not to bring any audio and/or visual recording device including laptop computers into the theater and you consent to physical search of have against you. Unauthorized recording will be reported to law enforcement and may subject you to criminal and civil liability (including damages up to $150,000). *This includes, by way of example only, smart phones and your belongings and person for such device. If you attempt to enter with a recording device, you will be denied admission. If you attempt to use a recording device*, you consent to your Immediate removal from the theater and forfeiture of the device

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Red Band Trailer For NEIGHBOR. Starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron & Rose Byrne

Universal Pictures has unleashed the Red Band trailer for NEIGHBORS starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne. Directed by Nick Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek), NEIGHBORS is about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn baby.

NEIGHBORS IN THEATERS MAY 9, 2014



Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne lead the cast of Neighbors, a comedy about a young couple suffering from arrested development who are forced to live next to a fraternity house after the birth of their newborn baby. Neighbors is directed by Nick Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek).

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JOSTON THENEY - AXEMAN

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW : JOSTON THENEY - AXEMAN
By: John Meneghetti

Some of horror's most prominent Scream Queens come together for the razor-sharp fright flick Axeman, available across the US & Canada on DVD and VOD starting May 6th, 2014. Tiffany Shepis, Brinke Stevens, Elissa Dowling and Jamie Bernadette join former NBA star Scot Pollard in Joston Theney's blood-stained love letter to classic slasher movies. We caught up with Theney to find out how many axes were harmed during the making of the movie.


Why an Axe? Why did you choose for your central bad guy to wield an axe?

Home Depot and Lowes were all out of plungers so I grabbed the next best thing. Actually the next best thing was a circa-1932, rusted out bra-clasp from an industrial-strength 42FFF-sized brassiere. Then we settled for the axe. It was a compromise that actually worked out very well. But can you imagine if we’d gotten our way? “Plunger-Man from Plumber’s Crack” would’ve had an awesome ring to it!

How much researching into Axes was required?

I consider myself more of a plunger aficionado and have given such incredible attention to the nuances of proper plunging practices, techniques and tools. The axe thing just kind of fell in my lap. But in giving axes the attention they deserve and staying true to kind of carnage they can create, I did sign up for a UCLA extension course in Axe-ology and Axemative Modalities. It was very informative and cringe-worthy at the same time. Gave me more material to work with when writing AXEMAN.


Did your actor Scot have to learn how to swing or carry an axe properly? Or was he proficient in that area?

Scot Pollard? Have you not seen this guy play basketball? The guy carries an axe like most players wear headbands. Scot was a natural and was quite accurate – he only sent a couple of actors to the hospital.



Ha Ha! Before doing the film, did you sit down and watch any other similar horror classics to familiarise yourself with their structure again?

Growing up on 80s slashers and never really growing out of them, there really wasn’t much reacquainting needed, lol. This was and always has been my favourite era of filmmaking. It was a time when creativity and entertainment value were the things that drove film. It was a time where they’d just exited the 70s grindhouse stuff and was so far removed from the Golden Era of flimmaking and trying to discover the clear voice of their time. They experimented and tried new things. Threw tons of things at the wall to see what would stick. You never really knew what you were going to get but you knew it’d be something you’d be talking about with friends for the next couple of weeks or months. It was just fun.


How long of a shoot was it? Did the Axeman need to slaughter anyone to make the deadline?

Hahaha, We thought it was going to come to that a couple of times but we managed to squeak by on a very tight deadline. The film was originally scheduled to be shot over the course of 10 days, however due to weather and an insect problem, two of those days were lost. So we had to squeeze a two hour film into 8 shoot days with zero chance of pick-ups. It was a race to the finish line, but we did make it... well, at least most of us did.

Axeman II : The Dark Axeman Rises . Is it happening? In all seriousness, do you think the film lends itself to a sequel?

Certainly! Blood Red Films’ Christopher Otiko has already greenlit part 2 and 3. We go into production a little later this year on AXEMAN 2: OVERKILL which brings back one or two surviving cast members from the original as well as Monique Parent and Jessica Cameron. More blood, more gore and higher bodycounts – just like the sequels to some of the 80s best slashers!

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New Trailer For Drafthouse Films "BORGMAN"

Drafthouse Films unveils the new trailer for Cannes Film Festival hit BORGMAN, a creepy & surreal thriller from filmmaker Alex van Warmerdam.

A dark suburban fable exploring the nature of evil in unexpected places, Borgman follows an enigmatic vagrant who enters the lives of an upper-class family and quickly unravels their carefully curated lifestyle. Charming and mysterious, Camiel Borgman seems almost otherworldly, and it isn't long before he has the wife, children and nanny under his spell in a calculated bid to take over their home life. However, his domestic assimilation takes a malevolent turn as his ultimate plan comes to bear, igniting a series of increasingly maddening and menacing events.



BORGMAN opens in select theaters on June 6th.

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HBO Docs: ONE LAST HUG: THREE DAYS AT GRIEF CAMP Premieres On April 14th At 8pm

HBO Docs Present: ONE LAST HUG: THREE DAYS AT GRIEF CAMP, which will be premiering on Monday, April 14th at 8pm. The film gives a poignant look inside Camp Erin, a three-day retreat founded by baseball great Jamie Moyer for children who have lost close family members. The documentary testifies to the power of friendship and support as children are able to open up about their feelings and move forward in the grieving process.


ONE LAST HUG: THREE DAYS AT GRIEF CAMP (April 14th) visits Camp Erin, one of 41 camps across the United States where children experiencing the death of a loved one can go to deal with their pain. At the camp, founded by baseball star Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen, kids learn that by talking about their feelings, they can begin to heal. The documentary testifies to the power of friendship and support. Directed by Oscar® nominee Irene Taylor Brodsky (HBO’s “The Final Inch”) and produced by Emmy® nominees Greg DeHart and Paul Freedman.




Be sure to follow the official HBO Docs pages on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates on #OneLastHug and other upcoming documentaries.

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VIKINGS: Season 2 Episode 7 “Blood Eagle” Clips, Promos & Photos

Prepare to sail into episode seven on season two of HISTORY’s Vikings with a sneak peek. This week viewers will attend two very different weddings – but who is it that ties the knot?


Blood Eagle” – Thursday, April 10th at 10 p.m.
Ragnar and King Horik clash over how to dispense justice to Jarl Borg. In Wessex, King Aelle arrives and Ecbert has an eye on a new alliance.




Gods playing a trick on Ragnar



Aslaug confides in Siggy


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TV Recap: Once Upon A Time "It’s Not Easy Being Green"

TV Recap: Once Upon A Time "It’s Not Easy Being Green"
By: Sue

A baby was dropped from a cyclone, and picked by a couple. The woman thought the baby was beautiful, but the man saw that the baby had powers, knowing that the baby was not like them. The wife was insistent, and kept the normal looking baby, taking Zelena to Oz.

The people of Storybrook mourn Neil’s passing. They lower his casket into the ground, and there’s heart break all around. Regina looks over at Henry, who still doesn’t know that Neil was his father. Hook watches the dirt fall. Rumple sits in his cage a broken man. One by one they drop the dirt upon Neil grave and turn away, Emma hesitates before doing the same. Rumple fought so hard to come to this world to be with his son, and now he is gone. Zelena asks if it was worth it, every bit of it was. Rumple tells her that he was family, something she knows nothing about.


Past, Zelena, still fair skinned, shaves her father. She nicks him with the razor, and uses magic to grab a towel. He jumps away from her, calling her wicked. She has no control over her magic, and he will not help her get control. In fear, he tells her that she is not his child. With her mother gone, he admits the truth, that they found her. Zelena is broken hearted, saying that she would rather be wicked than a drunk. He drinks because of her he says. Since she’s so much trouble, she leaves, off to see the wizard so he can help her find a family that wants her.

Emma shoots darts, hitting the center. Hook offers to paint a bull’s eye on the wicked witches back. He knows that she’s hurting, but he tells her that there are better ways to mourn Baelfire, his way requires rum, but Emma chooses to stick with anger. She told Henry that she will find his father’s killer, and she plans to. Hook offers to talk to Henry, to help make him feel better, to tell him stories of his father when he was the same age. Emma is thankful, but warns Hook to be careful with Zelena still on the loose.


Regina watches Robin, warily. Tink notices that Robin had the prophesized lion’s tattoo, but Regina is concerned about more than love at the moment. Robin comes over with drinks, apologizing if he upset Regina before. Regina introduces Robin and Tinkerbell, she wasn’t upset, just on the trail of a clue. Robin leaves, and Tink asks why she chased Robin away. Tink reminds her that had she given love a chance before maybe her life would have turned out less disastrous, Regina takes offense and Tink leaves her to her misery. The Charmings check in on Emma when Zelena arrives offering condolences. She wishes to make a speech, being responsible and all. Zelena hasn’t come for the baby today, but to pay a visit to her little sister, Regina. Everyone is shocked by the news, Regina included. Zelena announces that Cora lied, that they’re half sisters. Zelena has come bearing gifts, she’ll give her the day to get her matters in order, and at sundown, there’ll be a wicked show down. Neither girl is use to losing, but tonight one will.

Hook takes Henry down to the warf, another boat. There seems to be a theme when his mother is blowing him off Henry says, and it involves boats. Hook wants to share with him stories of his father before he met Emma, and Henry is interested in what he has to say. Henry climbs aboard.


David asks if Cora ever mentioned another child, and Regina is pretty sure she’d remember a sibling. Emma asks if there is any reason that Zelena would want her dead, but Regina can’t think of a reason. Tink and everyone else points out that Regina has a way of making enemies, and Regina isn’t planning on sitting on her hands. She’s going to find out what Zelena thinks she did to her.

Zelena arrives to visit the wizard. The guards let her pass, and she approaches the throne. The wizard has been expecting her he says. He sees all, his is Oz the great and terrible. He will show her what she seeks to know, but tells her that it won’t be easy for her. He shows her Cora, tells her that Cora abandoned her and a cyclone took her from that land to Oz. Zelena was left behind because she couldn’t give Cora what she wanted, royalty, and shows her her sister Regina. Regina became Queen. She sees Rumpelstiltskin, and Oz tells her that Regina too has the gift of magic, but she has been unable to development though he has been trying to teach her. Zelena’s jealous flares, Rumpelstiltskin should be teaching her. She offers to pay the wizard anything if he can get her there. He places silver shoes on her feet, they will let her go wherever she desires just by clicking her heels three times. In return he asks that she bring him something of Rumple’s. He warns her to be careful and wary of wanting what she cannot have.

Zelena clicks her heels and heads over to Regina’s. She becomes angered over all that Regina has. Rumplestilskin sees Zelena’s magic, and mistakens her for Regina at first. She proclaims herself Cora’s first born, and he doesn’t believe her at first, until he tests her and finds that she is who she says she is.

Snow questions if Zelena is telling the truth, but Regina hasn’t found anything to confirm or deny her claims. Regina finds a letter in Cora’s things, and Zelena is her sister. She doesn’t share the rest of the findings with Emma and Snow. It’s her fight and she’ll handle it.

Charming stakes out the location where witch fight will be. Emma tells him that Zelena warned against outside interference, and doesn’t want to take any chances. Belle is surprised that Zelena spoke the truth about her and Regina being sisters, but Emma tells them of the letter. Regina disappeared, and Tink wonders if they should go find her. Emma does plan to assist Regina, but first they have to take Gold out of the equation to give Regina a fighting chance. Belle hopes to get through to Rumple without the dagger.

Regina pours over her letter in the woods, when Robin comes across her. Robin isn’t there for a pep talk, but to make sure Zelena wasn’t creating more flying monkeys in the woods. Robin is worried about her, and pick pockets her. He thinks deep down she wants to talk, and asks if he can read it. Regina lets him. It’s a letter to Cora, a complimentary letter about her first born, about her beauty, her power. She thought it was about her, but now realizes that it was about Zelena. Rumpelstiltskin thought she was the better witch, and Regina fears that there is no way that she could the fight.
Past. Zelena and Rumple walk in the woods. Zelena remains surprised that Cora never mentioned her, but seriously what would she say. So I had this other baby, but I left her in the woods and a cyclone took her away, oh well I have a future queen too. Rumple never suspected. He’s been working on a curse that he’s been working on for a long time, and he foresaw that it would be cast by Cora’s daughter, and until today he thought it would be cast by Regina, hence the training. Rumple wishes to see what Zelena can do. He blindfolds her, setting her up for a test, and sends her on a hide and seek game. He tells her to use emotion to unleash the anger, and she catches him quickly, with so much pent up anger. He tells her to think of happiness to reign in the anger, but he cannot give her that memory. He tells her his own story, being abandoned as well, but after every job there were meat pies, and his warm belly helped him forget who he really was. Zelena find her moment, the moment she felt like she wasn’t unwanted, when Rumple agreed to train her.

Tink and Belle head to Zelena’s, she’s gone, and Belle heads down to Rumple’s cage. He tries to send her away, scared what Zelena will make him do to her. But Belle believes, and tells him that all he has to do is try, to take her hand. He takes her hand, but as he draws close he tells her to run, to go. Zelena lurks in the shadows. Belle runs, and Rumple gives chase. Belle warns Tink, Emma and David that it was a trap, Zelena is just toying with them. Gold delivers Zelena’s warning that she will face Regina without interference, that the next time they try to stop her, he will kill them.

Henry ties all the knots in Hook’s book. He wants to know about his dad, but Hook isn’t quite ready yet. He shows Henry a sailing navigation tool, and how to use it. Hook once taught Neil how to use one once, and he plans to do the same with Henry. Henry stumbles over the fact that Hook seems to be the same age as his dad, that the more he learns about him, the less things make sense. Henry doesn’t want to learn how to navigate, but to hear a real story about him. He knows his mother is trying to protect him but he can’t feel anything about him being gone if he doesn’t know anything about when he was here. Hook understands that sentiment. He tells Henry not the how, but why he taught Neil to sail, because he had just lost his father. Hook thought the sea would help him lose his sorrow. There are parallels, Hook tells him, Henry has a lot in common with his father.

Zelena finds the proper attire for her witch attire, amulet and hat and all.

Past. Zelena makes Rumple a meat pie, but he tells her that she cannot stay, he has a lesson to teach with Regina. Zelena gives him quite the pout, upset that he’s still training her. She tells him that he doesn’t need Regina, that she’s more powerful, and going to cast his curse. Gold cautions her, reminding her of her father’s words. And warns her that her insides are starting to show, she’s tuning green with envy, literally.

The town is gathering at the scene of the witch-down. Charming wants to get everyone out of danger, but Zelena wants an audience. She threatens if Regina doesn’t show in five minutes she’ll let the dark one off his leash. Time is up, and Zelena asks Rumple who he wants to kill first. Emma steps in, wishing to give Zelena an alternative fight, but Zelena doesn’t want to fight her even if she is the savior. Zelena uses Rumple’s power to knock Emma back. Regina steps forward arriving fashionably late. She accepts that they shared a mother, but still doesn’t know what she did to her. Zelena is upset that Regina was even bored, and Regina slugs her.

Past. Zelena watches Regina brush her hair when she springs from the shadows with a razor in her hand. She doesn’t think that Regina deserves her life, Rumple’s teaching or their mother and when she stabs her, Regina disappears in a puff of green smoke. It’s Rumple. Envy makes people do crazy things he muses. She was tricked, and she failed his test. Her actions disqualified herself. Casting the curse comes with a steep price, she would have to give up the thing she loved the most, and that thing is him. Rumple reasons that he has the affect on people, but it doesn’t change the fact that she loves him, however much she protests her actions say different. That love makes her too dangerous, and therefore Regina has that job. Zelena’s green spreads further. He tells her unless she can take him to a land without magic, she’s of no use, but she can. She still has the shoes, but she isn’t interested in helping him anymore because he chose Regina. The only way he can have to shoes is if he kills her, and he plans to. She disappears on him, taught too well. She plans to see Rumple again, and vows that next time he will chose her.

Regina mocks Zelena’s jealousy, and brings down a street light. Zelena knocks it away. Regina got everything that she always wanted and she never deserved it. Zelena throws Regina into a nearby Neon, but Regina gets right back up, fireball in hand. Zelena puts the fireball out, everything that Rumple taught Regina he taught Zelena too, but Zelena was the better student. Zelena throws Regina through the clock in the clocktower. The Storybrook citizens watch with horror. Regina taunts her, tells her to kill her, but Zelena wants to destroy not kill. She plans to take Regina’s heart. She thrusts her hand to steal Regina’s heart, but it’s not there. Cora taught Regina to never bring her heart to a witch fight, and Regina throws that lesson in Zelena’s face. Zelena leaves empty handed, and flies off on her broom. Emma, Charming and Snow find Regina still alive. She wasn’t defeated. Charming asks what Zelena would want the heart for, and Regina knows that she stole Charming’s courage too. She’s collecting ingredients, but they have no clue what for. They’ve already lost their memories, and Snow wonders what else she could do.

Regina runs into the forest. She left Robin to protect her heart. She needed to find the one thing that she had that Zelena didn’t, her heartless mother. She stares at his lion tattoo as he hands her back her heart. Zelena is right about one thing, that she doesn’t always realize what she has when it’s right in front of her. She asks him to hold onto her heart for awhile longer. He questions her trusting a thief like him, but she tells him that you can’t steal something that has been given. He takes the heart, and reminds her that she still owes him a drink.

Hook returns Henry home to Emma. Emma tells Hook that Regina survived against Zelena, and thanks Hook. Hook tells her that she needs to tell Henry the truth about his father, that she cannot take Henry back to new York when this is all over, and pretend that none of it is real. Emma just thanks him again.

Zelena locks Rumple back into his cage. He taunts her about the meat pie. Zelena admits that Regina is clever, but knows its only a matter of time until she finds Regina’s heart. Rumple tells her that whatever twisted curse she has planned won’t change anything, that even if he had to do it all over again, he’d still chose Regina. Zelena tells him to just wait and see. She’s not casting a curse, but a second chance.

Zelena went back to Oz, throwing the guards aside. She asked the wizard to take her back into time, back to when her mother abandoned her. Oz laughed at her request, even his power had it’s limits. She pulled aside the curtain to find the wizard, it’s her flying monkey, Walsh! He admits that he’s just a circus conman, from Kansas. Zelena is angered that he’s not a real wizard. He tells her that its all part of the act, but the things that he collects are real, the shoes were real they took her to the Enchanted Forest. She feels duped, used. He tells her that what she seeks doesn’t exist, no magic is that strong. She has no use for him as he is. She needs a minion, and seeing the circus poster behind him gets the idea to change him into a flying monkey. If she is going to change the past, she has work to do. She uses the wizards floor to spy on her sister, hearing Rumple tell her that she’s the best pupil that he’s ever had. Her envy takes over turning the rest of her skin green, as she vows to complete her mission, change the past, and ensure that Regina was never born.

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