FlixChatter Review: The Girl on the Train (2016)

When this project was first announced, I was hoping I'd finish the book by the time the film comes out. Well I didn't get to the book, but I was still anticipating this one, largely for the female-driven story. Comparison to Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl (which I reviewed almost exactly two years ago) is inevitable, given that both …

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Guest Post: Musings on the casting for the upcoming ‘Wicked’ The Movie

Hello everyone! Today we've got a guest post from across the pond. Simon Harding is a blogger w/ Theatre Breaks website who writes about London's Theatreland. As FlixChatter is primarily a film blog, today's post relates to an upcoming musical adaptation. 'Wicked The Movie' On Its Way! We can hardly contain our excitement at the thought …

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FlixChatter Review: SICARIO (2015)

Director Denis Villeneuve loves to make films about dark subjects, in his latest one he decides to tackle the dark world of war on drugs here in United States. After a raid that’s gone terribly wrong on a home that belongs to a very powerful drug cartel, young FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) decides …

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A trio of casting/directing news I’m excited about

A trio of casting/directing news piqued my interest this past few days that I thought I'd blog about it. I'm supposed to be doing this casting news roundup every month but obviously I've dropped the ball a few times 😛 Rebecca Ferguson joins Emily Blunt for THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN adaptation YES! Another female-centric …

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2014 Recap: 10 Favorite Female Performances of the Year

As I'm still putting my finishing touches on my Top 10 list [it's really quite an agonizing process], I decided to turn my focus on the performances I love from 2014. I initially drafted about underrated performers who I wish had gotten more love, but I think I'll make that a 'Question of the Week' …

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[Last 2014] Weekend Roundup + Mini Reviews of The Trip To Italy, The Immigrant, Exodus: Gods & Kings and Into the Woods

Hello hello! Hope you had a lovely long Holiday weekend. It's quite a nice and relaxing holiday for me, though it ended up being a pretty busy one hanging out with friends. I did fit in some movie-watching, even went to the cinema for Exodus though it was more of a last-minute decision when some friends invited …

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10 Brilliant Acting Performances Defined by One Look

I LOVE LOVE this idea from Brittani that I came across earlier this week that I had to take part. "Sometimes a simple look an actor gives is nothing short of brilliant," I totally agree with her sentiment. Sometimes the quietest, most subtle look or gesture has the power to generate the most emotional response, no …

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10 Actresses I would watch in just about anything

As part of a continuation to the Top 10 Actors I'd See in Anything post, I figure I'd do the same list for the fairer sex. If anything, my love for actresses seem to be more constant than for actors, not sure why but aside from some new discoveries, I've been a fan of most …

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FlixChatter Double Review: Edge of Tomorrow

This weekend I finally saw my first movie on the big-screen after my holiday. Ted has seen it earlier in the week, here's what we think on Tom Cruise's latest blockbuster. Ted's Review For the last 10 years or so, Tom Cruise has starred in so many big-budgeted action pictures that I lost count. I …

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Special: Premium Rush & Looper Reviews

It's been quite a year for 31-year-old young thespian Joseph Gordon-Levitt. He's got four movies opening this year alone, including one mega-blogbuster The Dark Knight Rises. It's a testament to his versatility that he's played a supporting role in two (TDKR and Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, out later this November), and a starring role in two …

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