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Chris Hemsworth Has The Butterflies Working On ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Chris Hemsworth has been a staple of the Marvel Universe since 2011’s Thor, and in Avengers: Infinity War the God of Thunder is one of many superheroes attempting to take down a world destroying villain known as Thanos (Josh Brolin). The confrontation with Thanos has been building up for years now, and sans a hammer one would assume Thor may not be at full strength by the time he faces Thanos.

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‘I Kill Giants’ Review: Madison Wolfe Powers Memorable And Enriching Tale

 

I Kill Giants, based on the comic book limited series from Joe Kelly and J.M. Ken Niimura, is a dark fantasy/coming-of-age drama that refuses to pull any punches, delivering a knockout story in the process. Spotlighting under the radar films is always a joy, and I Kill Giants snugly fits  into that category.

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‘Josie’ Review: Sophie Turner Shines In Slow Burn Mystery

Josie is a slow burn thriller that, while infused with a film noir aesthetic, thrives as a character driven drama. The less you know about the film the better, as spoilers may ruin your viewing experience. Thus I’ll tread lightly in my review.

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CinemAddicts Episode 80: ‘Red Sparrow’ ‘Annihilation’ ‘Josie’ ‘I Kill Giants’

Great news with episode 80 on CinemAddicts, as Anderson Cowan is taking his movie Groupers on the road starting with a July 14 in Chicago! That bit of news is mentioned at the beginning of the show, Details on the rest of the program is below!!


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‘Annihilation’ Review: Sci-Fi Story Gets Lost In The Shimmer

Venturing into the great unknown can be fear inducing and seductive, and with Annihilation we are given an entirely new universe called the Shimmer. With Natalie Portman at the ready and Ex Machina writer/director Alex Garland commandeering, what could possibly go wrong? While possessing a few quality moments, Annihilation isn’t as fantastic as it makes itself out to be, and many cinephiles will leave with the theaters with the bitter taste of disappointment.


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Nicolas Cage Sleazes It Up In Pulpy Motel Thriller ‘Looking Glass’

When you drink orange juice, do you love a bit of pulp in the liquid, even if that stuff gets stuck between your teeth or leads to a necessary wipe on the mouth? Nicolas Cage’s latest film Looking Glass oozes sleaze from the get go, and while some viewers may become disenchanted with this lurid noir, others will eagerly sink their teeth into another memorable Cage vehicle.

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‘The Campus’ Review: A Horror Flick That Scores With Low Budget Swagger

 

The tagline for the new horror film The Campus is “Morgan’s going to die tonight . . . a lot.” That’s the perfect summary for this J. Horton directed indie flick that, though intentionally tongue-in-cheek by design, hits the mark.

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Holly Hunter Adds A New York Story With ‘Breakable You’ Trailer

 

I mentioned on the recent episode of CinemAddicts that I am sick of romantic comedies set in New York City. That being said, having Holly Hunter and Tony Shalhoub as your leads has changed my mind (at least for now), as I’m looking forward to checking out Breakable You. Trailer and plot details below!

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Joaquin Phoenix Brings Down The Hammer In ‘You Were Never Really Here’ Trailer

There’s just too many movies to wade through on a daily basis to truly get excited over a movie, but the trailer for You Were Never Really Here has me pumped. The trailer is below, as well as five reasons why this movie should be on your radar.

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‘Mom And Dad’ Infuses Punk Rock Storytelling In A Suburban Nightmare

People love to talk about the power of a perfect pop song, but what about punk? Director Brian Taylor (Crank) has infused his storyteller with no-nonsense adrenalized filmmaking, and while that aesthetic (like punk) has its detractors, the fans willing to enjoy the refreshingly hellish train ride known as Mom and Dad are in for a treat.

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