‘Back Roads’ Review: Nuanced Storytelling Propel Alex Pettyfer’s Directing Debut

The element of surprise, especially if it’s a great one, is something that should always be welcome in cinema. Case in point is Alex Pettyfer (I Am Number Four, Magic Mike) an actor who had a straight shot to the Hollywood A-list before taking a several year detour. That change of direction lead him to Back Roads and, if anything, we’re the beneficiaries of an inspired and immersive narrative.

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Matthew McConaughey And Anne Hathaway Go Boating In Murderous ‘Serenity’ Trailer

With January reserved as a veritable dumping ground for the year’s worst movies, Serenity’s prospects, upon first impression, may not be too healthy. That being said, this Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway headlined film has one ace up its sleeve: filmmaker/writer Steven Knight. Check out the new trailer to Serenity and feel free to share your thoughts!

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Michael B. Jordan Explores The “Nuanced” Layers Of ‘Creed II’

It’s a foregone conclusion that Creed II will be a box office smash, and during the film’s premiere headliner Michael B. Jordan talked about what he loved about the latest installment.

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Emmanuelle Chriqui Aims For ‘Hospitality’ But Finds Trouble In New Trailer

 

I’m a fan of film noirs and short running times, so I’m more than happy to report that: A. Hospitality is only 80 minutes and B. It stars Entourage’s Emmanuelle Chriqui! I’m sold, but there are other reasons why I’m giving this film a shot . . . 

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‘The Guilty’ Review: This Phone Call Absolutely Has Our Number

I mentioned on this month’s CinemAddicts about my absolute love for The Guilty, and a couple of weeks later this movie is still on my brain. Expect this movie, which many will compare to Locke, to be remade in the U.S. sometime down the road. But enough of that, if you don’t know a thing about The Guilty, please read on . . . 

 

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Jamie Lee Curtis Discusses “We Are Laurie Strode” Moment In ‘Halloween’

Returning to the franchise that changed her career some forty years ago was a creatively fruitful and emotional experience for Jamie Lee Curtis, and in the following post we have audio of the actress reflecting on the final scene she shot in Halloween. It’s a three minute plus audio clip, but it’s definitely worth a listen.

 

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Julia Roberts Fights For Son Lucas Hedges In Emotionally Wrenching ‘Homecoming’ Trailer

After last year’s family hit Wonder, Julia Roberts is winding down 2018 in a big way with two projects (Ben Is Back, Amazon’s series Homecoming). The full trailer of Ben Is Back is featured after the jump.

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Movie Love: Merritt Patterson Digs “Complex” Nature of ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’

During the interviews for Unbroken: Path to Redemption, I asked Merritt Patterson and Samuel Hunt to name a movie they respectively love. Patterson’s short and sweet answer was Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Check out our exclusive video below!

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Movie Love: Samuel Hunt Discusses “Supernova” Effect Of ‘The Fountain’

Samuel Hunt, who plays Louis Zamperini in Unbroken: Path to Redemption, talks about my favorite Darren Aronofsky film on the latest Movie Love segment. Check out the video as Hunt discusses the utterly sublime and underrated The Fountain!

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Trailer: Mutated Frogs Populate Minnesota Eco-Thriller ‘Strange Nature’

Clean waters, skies and breathable air are a rare thing these days, and I have no idea if the mutated frogs in Strange Nature have to do with some environmental mishap, but as the moniker explicitly suggests, something is rotten in Denmark (or for the purposes of this tale, Minnesota).

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