Music Break: Oscar Isaac’s singing in ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

Boy, it's been two months since I did a Music Break post, as I missed doing one in December! Well, now it's the last day in January and I've been wanting to highlight this soundtrack for some time, so today is as good a time as any. I've mentioned a few times on this blog …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ & the most fantabulous Superbowl Commercial ever!

Welcome to the first 2014 edition of Everybody's Chattin'! In case some of you noticed, it's been a while since I've done this post. No fret though, I still plan on doing this community-building post on a regular basis. It'll be a bi-monthly thing from now on and it'll be posted sometime in the middle …

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In *honor* of Hollywood ‘dump months’ – 6 films that are excruciating to sit through

So now that all of the holidays and prestige films have been released, Hollywood will dump films that they're not too proud of in the months of January and February. In fact, the term 'dump months' is an unofficial term used in the film community for the period of the year when there are lowered commercial …

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January 2014 Blind Spot: It Happened One Night (1934)

Ok, it's my first Blind Spot Film of the year. I don't know why it took me so long to finally see this one, as it came highly recommended by so many people. The main draw for me here is to see Clark Gable in something other than Gone With the Wind as that's the …

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LCR’s Recast-Athon – Recasting characters of 2013 Films

Jack from Lights Camera Reaction recently invited fellow bloggers to participate in ‘Recast-athon’, where we'd recast characters of 2013 that we either hated or liked, but think that the role(s) could have been done better by another actor. The rule is to pick a minimum of three performances and explain the reasons.  So here are …

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The Alphabet Movie Meme

Boy it's been a while since I did a movie meme, but this idea by Katy at the Drama Llama is just too fun to resist. Thanks Karamel Kinema for the awesome banner image. Well, it's pretty self-explanatory what this meme is all about, so lets just get started. Anticipating Movie of 2014 I was …

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The Returned (Les Revenants) – Your next TV obsession

Hi everyone! Today we've got a TV review from a new-ish FlixChatter contributor Dave W.. who gave us the excellent write-up of Broadchurch last October. Thanks Dave! The Sundance Channel brought over the fabulous, 8-episode, French series The Returned (Les Revenants) which aired in November and December. To say it was the best new thing …

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Early 2014 TV Season: The Same Thing… Only Different!

Greetings all and sundry! After putting the Holiday and New Year season safely behind. I've taken some time to settle in behind the television to enjoy and occasionally dissect the latest offerings of the major stations. Any decent dissection is the natural offshoot of an in depth comparison and analysis in order to find a …

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FlixChatter Review – Jack Ryan: The Shadow Recruit

It's been over a decade that we saw a Jack Ryan film. Chris Pine now fills the shoes that's been vacated by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, and Ben Affleck in the fifth feature of the long-dormant franchise. The major difference is, this is the first time that the film's plot isn't based on a specific …

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MLK Weekend Roundup: a coming-of-age comedy, 1934 classic romance & a 1975 political thriller

Happy Monday all! It's Martin Luther King Jr weekend here in the States and it's a company holiday where I work, yay 😀 Another year and yet another snag in the long-overdue MLK biopic. I made this post last year about the status of the project that Paul Greengrass was once attached to. Well it …

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