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Open Forum Friday: October 31, 2014

Here's your chance to connect with the GOULISH SJF community. Welcome to a special edition of Open Forum Friday! This week, we want to know your top Halloween flicks. Are you into he blood-spattering gore of Freddy, or does The Conjuring scare you like it does us? While you're welcome to comment on this or any movie or television thoughts you might have, here's a brief rundown of the movies released this week and Blu-rays to be released next Tuesday: Movies - Before I Go to Sleep - Horns - Nightcrawler Blu-rays - 22 Jump Street - A Most Wanted Man - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition Also, don't forget to listen to our weekly podcast, where we break down the major news of the week and do our giveaways. No matter what you choose to talk about, a few ground rules: keep it nice, no ads, and no flaming. Other than that, sound off on any movie or television thoughts you have. Feel free to comment on any of the following:

Inside the Bucket Podcast #24

This week's episode of Inside the Bucket is online! Revel in the digital mastery! This week's edition of Inside the Bucket is filled with the magic voices of Matt and Brandon, as the two celebrate not having to witness the human misery that is San Diego Comc-Con 2014. Instead, the two bring you all the best news and reviews of films they've seen this week. They tackle comic and movie news from the Con, as well other items which can be found on our site SANDWICHJOHNFILMS.COM . Later, they get into a Rants & Raves segment that includes 13 2013 films worth a second look, as well as a review of A MOST WANTED MAN , featuring Phillip Seymour Hoffman in his last starring role. After a discussion of the weekend's box office winners/losers, they review LUCY , starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman, and HERCULES , starring Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, and John Hurt. Please check out all the links to the stories we covered in today's podcast. Finally,

A Most Wanted Man Review: Dark and Brooding Bow for Hoffman

Read on to learn whether this spy thriller is a slow burn or a flame out. Chances are you never would have seen or heard of A Most Wanted Man , had its lead Phillip Seymour Hoffman not tragically died of an overdose earlier in the year. While those details and later worse news about his supplier status went public, there's been a dark cloud hanging over its release. But, that doesn't mean you shouldn't see the last leading performance by one of the best Hollywood ever produced. In the world of post-9/11 spycraft, the German Gunter (Hoffman) runs a secret team to root out terrorist groups throughout Germany. Although he's been effective in the field, a recent op has left his reputation stained with few answers from his bosses. But he doesn't have time to dwell, as news surfaces of a new source of Islamic charitable contributions that are linked to a terrorist organization based in Hamburg. At the center is the Chechin Muslim Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobr