Cheers Virtual Cinema! Minnesota Film Festivals go online

In this strange and difficult times, it's particularly tough for movie fans everywhere as movie theaters are closed and new movies are being delayed as we're all in lockdown mode. But hey, I just thought how we should still be grateful we live in the age of the internet! Imagine if this happened in a …

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Ranking the BOURNE villains – from worst to best

Every hero requires a villain and the Jason Bourne franchise has plenty of villains to root against. I do want to see him go up against other groups of villains though, as opposed to just CIA bigwigs and their hired assassins. Maybe for the next sequel, Bourne could take down some other group of baddies. In …

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[Slow] Weekend Roundup, X-Men 2 & Musings on Expendables 3

It's been a slow weekend for me in terms of movie watching but a hectic one otherwise. My hubby & I hosted a potluck Saturday night which was a ton of fun. There was a ton of food as well, three different kinds of curry dishes, a Kim-chee dish, coconut rice, tofu w/ peanut sauce, …

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Top 10 Favorite Scottish Actors

Today's Gerry Butler's birthday. For the past three years I've been making all kinds of tribute posts to my former crush. But y'know what, I don't think any of you would be surprised that I won't be doing a tribute for him this year, instead, I figure I'd finish the list that's been sitting dormant …

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FlixChatter Review: Coriolanus (2011)

Coriolanus is one of the renown playwright's lesser-known works that Ralph Fiennes has played on stage back in 2000. It's sort of a passion project for him so naturally he knows this character inside and out. For his directorial debut, the British thespian translates the story as a modern wartime film set in a 'place …

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FlixChatter Review: Michael Mann’s Manhunter (1986)

This is the first film where the famous character of Hannibal Lecter (spelled as 'Lecktor' in this film), the brilliant psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer, first appeared on screen. The story is based on Thomas Harris' novel called Red Dragon. I was curious because of that fact and also because I generally like Michael Mann's …

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THIS JUST IN! ‘Coriolanus’ Trailer starring Ralph Fiennes & Gerard Butler

WAHOO!! What have we got here! I've been waiting for this movie from Fall of 2009 when Gerard Butler was first cast, and finally today we've got a trailer! I've blogged about it many times before, and even posted some behind-the-scenes pics from Serbia, as well as a guest review from BERLINALE earlier this year. …

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