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The Curse of Sleeping Beauty Poster

The most strong-willed people often ambitiously fight their internal demons and subsequently embrace life again after overcoming a difficult situation. But it isn’t until they’re unexpectedly forced to face off against an ancient external evil that relentlessly wants to control them that they undergo a stunning epiphany, and realize who they truly are as a person. That’s certainly the case with the captivating male protagonist in the new fantasy thriller, ‘The Curse of Sleeping Beauty,’ which was directed by Pearry Teo, who also co-wrote the script with Josh Nadler. The XLrator Media-distributed drama, which is now playing in select theaters and on VOD and iTunes, shows that even the character’s  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

The Turtles come into conflict with T.C.R.I. scientist Dr. Baxter Stockman, the Foot Clan and the return of their enemy, The Shredder, who has hired Stockman to create mutants of his own in the form of Bebop and Rocksteady. Meanwhile, an invasion above New York City is led by the Dimension X inhabitant known as Krang. The Turtles are joined in the fight by their human friends April O’Neil, Vern Fenwick and the vigilante Casey Jones. The TMNT sequel stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard, Stephen Amell, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney, Brian Tee, Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly as Rocksteady, and Gary Anthony Williams as  [ Read More ]

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X-Men: Apocalypse Goes BeastMode

Posted by Rudie Obias On May - 17 - 2016 0 Comment
Beast and Wolverine in X-Men Days of Future Past

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and  [ Read More ]

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Witness The Curse of Sleeping Beauty with Ethan Peck in Exclusive Clip

Uncovering the creepily sinister truth of a world you thought you knew can be a harrowing and frightening experience for anyone, even for those who thought they have already contended with their most malevolent emotions. Ethan Peck is struggling to cope with those dire sentiments as he encounters an entirely new, dark vision of the classic Brothers Grimm adventure of ‘Sleeping Beauty.’ To honor the actor’s new film, ‘The Curse of Sleeping Beauty,’ and the gripping new reality his character is forced to confront, Shockya has an exclusive clip from the thriller. ‘The Curse of Sleeping Beauty,’ which opened in select theaters last Friday, May 13, is receiving a wider  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO

Welcome to Happiness Movie Review

Posted by Harvey Karten On May - 16 - 2016 0 Comment
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WELCOME TO HAPPINESS Minutehand Pictures Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: B Director:  Oliver Thompson Written by: Oliver Thompson Cast: Kyle Gallner, Olivia Thirlby, Nick Offerman, Keegan-Michael Key, Brendan Sexton III, Josh Brener, Molly C. Quinn, Paget Brewster, Frances Conroy, Bess Rous, A.J. Trauth, Robert Pike Daniels Screened at: Critics’ link, NYC, 5/9/16 Opens: May 20, 2016 I’d like a dollar for everyone in the country who believes that happiness is life’s principal desideratum.  While people may have different ideas about what happiness means, Wikipedia says that it is a mental or emotional state of well-being defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. The question  [ Read More ]

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Minds Eye Entertainment Signs Six-Picture Production Slate with Bridgegate Pictures and VMI Worldwide

Minds Eye Entertainment has financed and green lit a six-picture production slate of sci-fi, action and thriller films with Bridgegate Pictures and VMI Worldwide. The independent Canadian production and distribution company, Minds Eye Entertainment, will distribute the films in North America. The Los Angeles-based VMI Worldwide, which is an international sales, film finance and production company, will release the titles internationally. The six movies will also be shot for the new Barco Escape three-screen, panoramic theatrical format, which fully surrounds audiences and offers the ultimate immersive cinema experience. Portions of the films will also be shot in Virtual Reality. Kevin Dewalt, the CEO of Minds Eye Entertainment, made the production  [ Read More ]

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Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga Share the Loving in Drama's New Teaser Poster

Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga are sharing their passion for each other in the newly released teaser poster for their upcoming biography film, ‘Loving.’ The historical movie’s distributor, Focus Features, unveiled the poster before the drama has its world premiere today In Competition at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival. After today’s premiere, the film is set to be distributed in American theaters in November. ‘Loving’ was written and directed by Independent Spirit Award-nominated filmmaker, Jeff Nichols. Besides Edgerton and Negga, the historical drama also stars Michael Shannon, who the acclaimed filmmaker previously collaborated with on ‘Midnight Special’ and ‘Take Shelter.’ The scribe-helmer’s new biography film celebrates the real-life courage  [ Read More ]

Witness Strange Happenings in Enfield in New The Conjuring 2 Featurette

The destruction of the seemingly strong connection of a close-knit family is powerfully explored in a new featurette for the upcoming supernatural thriller, ‘The Conjuring 2.’ The video, which is titled ‘Strange Happenings in Enfield,’ chronicles how the devoted Hodgson family moved into a home in Enfield, Englad without having any prior knowledge that it was haunted by a poltergeist. As a result, the relatives were forced to overcome their inner turmoil and bond together, in order to survive. ‘Strange Happenings in Enfield’ was released by Warner Bros. Pictures, whose genre division, New Line Cinema, will distribute the movie in theaters on June 10. The film serves as the follow-up  [ Read More ]

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The Turtles come into conflict with T.C.R.I. scientist Dr. Baxter Stockman, the Foot Clan and the return of their enemy, The Shredder, who has hired Stockman to create mutants of his own in the form of Bebop and Rocksteady. Meanwhile, an invasion above New York City is led by the Dimension X inhabitant known as Krang. The Turtles are joined in the fight by their human friends April O’Neil, Vern Fenwick and the vigilante Casey Jones. The TMNT sequel stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard, Stephen Amell, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney, Brian Tee, Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly as Rocksteady, and Gary Anthony Williams as  [ Read More ]

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Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Oliver Thompson Talks Welcome to Happiness (Exclusive)

Courageous people are often curious to find their next intriguing and daring adventure, especially when they witness other people taking bold risks. When those thrill-seekers do ultimately engage in the life-altering experiences they have so longingly desired, the event often changes their perspective on life, and particularly makes them appreciate everything they have. That’s certainly the case with the new comedy-drama, ‘Welcome to Happiness,’ which FilmBuff is set to release in theaters and On Demand on Friday. The fantasy movie marks the feature film writing and directorial debuts of Oliver Thompson, who made the risky decision to shoot the ambitious story on an independent budget. But his visionary choice to  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES

Maggie’s Plan Movie Review

Posted by Harvey Karten On May - 15 - 2016 0 Comment
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MAGGIE’S PLAN Sony Pictures Classics Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: B Director:  Rebecca Miller Written by: Rebecca Miller, based on Karen Rinaldi’s unpublished novel Cast: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Travis Fimmel, Ida Rohatyn, Wallace Shawn Screened at: Sony, NYC, 4/6/16 Opens: May 20, 2016 Rebecca Miller explores her inner Woody Allen with this goofy, fresh look at series of relationships that can happen only in New York.  And what better choice for a goofy star than the adorable Greta Gerwig, who is perhaps best known for her principal role in Noam Baumbach’s “Frances Ha,” about a New York woman who apprentices herself to  [ Read More ]

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Weiner Movie Review

Posted by Harvey Karten On May - 15 - 2016 0 Comment
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WEINER Sundance Selects Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: A- Director:  Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg Written by: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg Cast: Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin, Barbara Morgan, Amit Bagga, Sydney Leathers Screened at: Park Ave., NYC, 4/27/16 Opens: May 20, 2016 As documentarians, Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg may not be up to the comedic talents of Michael Moore but they come pretty close. “Weiner” is a highly entertaining, fast-paced look at the self-destruction of a liberal politician with more energy than a Duracell battery and the heart of a Mother Teresa.   Anthony Weiner would have made an ideal chief executive for New York City just as he was  [ Read More ]

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Cash Only Movie Review

Posted by Harvey Karten On May - 14 - 2016 0 Comment
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CASH ONLY Nickname Projects, Bardha Productions Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: B+ Director:  Malik Bader   Written by: Nickola Shreli Cast: Nickola Shreli, Stivi Paskoski, Danijela Stajnfeld Screened at: Critics’ link, NYC, 5/6/16 Opens: May 13, 2016 In today’s America too many people are going down a treacherous path of debt.  One debt leads to another until a poor guy just can’t get clear even when he begins accumulating the bucks by stealth or honest work.  Once in debt, the burden increases as banks—and loan sharks—charge burdensome interest on borrowers.   And in a Detroit neighborhood dominated by Albanian-Americans, if you’re in hock in the section covered by Malik Bader’s  [ Read More ]

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Money Monster Movie Review

Posted by Harvey Karten On May - 14 - 2016 0 Comment
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MONEY MONSTER     Columbia Pictures Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: B+ Director:  Jodie Foster Written by: Alan DiFiore, Jamie Linden, Jim Kouf Cast: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell, Dominic West Screened at: Regal E-Walk, NYC, 5/11/16 Opens: May 13, 2016 Starting at a furious pace, one likely to garner Nielsen ratings through the roof, Lee Gates discusses the financial scene like no Wall Street pundit  Starting with a brief segment of hip-hop in which he joins with a couple of pros, he stands in front of a row of huge TV screens which are themselves as nervous as a caffeine-driven day trader—the hotshots who don’t hold stocks for  [ Read More ]

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