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Industry News: Super Bowl Ads Feature John Malkovich, Coen Brothers Spots

It’s Super Bowl weekend, and the ads are quite cinematic! Watch ten of the top trending Super Bowl commercials, including new spots for McDonald’s and Budweiser plus a Mercedes-Benz ad directed by the Coen Brothers and an ad for SquareSpace

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Movie Review: Fences

Fences (B), the movie directed by and starring Denzel Washington based on the play by August Wilson, is a work of profound acting and themes. It’s a treasure to have the celebrated piece of theatre documented as a film, but

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Posted in 2016, Rent It Tonight, Uncategorized

Feature Story: CDC in the Movies

Related: My radio interview on NPR/Georgia Public Broadcasting about CDC on the silver screen. What do Elia Kazan, Robert Wise, George Romero, Wolfgang Petersen, Danny Boyle, Francis Lawrence, Steven Soderbergh and Ryan Murphy have in common? All have directed films

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Short Film: Salvador Dali’s Lost Collaboration with Walt Disney

Here is the lost 1946 animated short, Destino. It is an epic and strange fever dream.

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Movie Review: Into the Woods

Rob Marshall’s film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical Into the Woods (B) is quite faithful in spirit to its fractured fairy tale source material, but the director fails to truly plumb the emotional resonance of its “beyond

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Movie Review: This Is Where I Leave You

Somewhere on the sliding scale far down from Terms of Endearment and even a few notches down from Beautiful Girls is Shawn Levy’s you-can-go-home-again comedy-drama This Is Where I Leave You (C); and despite often amusing and sometimes touching ensemble

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Posted in 2014, Uncategorized

Concert Review: U2 Innocence + Experience

Opening night of U2’s global Innocence + Experience tour, debuted tonight in Vancouver, was uniformly excellent and gets a solid B+. The band masterfully weaves in its plaintive new songs from its underappreciated iTunes album into a narrative journey with

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Trailer Preview: Star Wars VII

I went to the theatre this morning to see the 88 second trailer for Disney’s first Star Wars movie, J.J. Abrams’ shrouded-in-secrecy Episode VII: The Force Awakens and am happy to report the beloved franchise appears to be in the

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Prize Giveaway: Dolby-Enhanced Dracula

October Giveaway: Tweet love to #silverscreencapture, dear readers, to win Dolby-enhanced Dracula! We’ve got a great giveaway opportunity from Dolby: the special edition Blu-ray of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, being released this October. We have three copies for fans of this

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Prize Giveaway: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation on Blu-ray Combo Pack with Dolby Atmos Soundtrack

Mission: Impossible Prize Giveaway

Three lucky Silver Screen Capture readers can win one of three (3) copies of the latest Mission: Impossible film by sharing this link on Twitter or Facebook with hashtag #DolbyAtmos. Winners will be randomly chosen from those who have posted

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