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An accessible, uplifting sports documentary, Next Goal Wins salutes the tenacious spirit of American Samoa’s national football (aka soccer) team as they struggle to break the worst losing streak in the international history of the game.
The second film of the twelve-book franchise (we have The Bourne Betrayal/Sanction/Deception/Objective/Dominion/Imperative/Retribution and Ascendancy to go) remains the strongest of the to-date four-film franchise, a blisteringly skeleton-shattering tale of mind control, identity-seeking, and dupl...
The movie adaptation of 2 States reiterates why Chetan Bhagat is so successful. His books are like the first draft of screenplays — with a lot of stuff that can be edited out and rewritten — the reason why he is among the most criticised author of our times.
A shlubby Jerry Garcia lookalike becomes a lady killer vampire in Onor Tukel’s Brooklyn hipster variation on the familiar horror movie genre. But for all its efforts to put a fresh spin on its oft-trod territory, Summer of Blood, receiving its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, lacks the necessary satirical bite.
Some day, when Peter Ross is old and grey and his grandchildren take down this book from the shelves, they’ll have a lot of questions to ask him. And not just about what he wore when he went to write about the Torture Garden fetish club in Edinburgh or the naturists of Loch Lomond.
NEW YORK — A handful of nearly hopeless nerds attempt to control women like computers in Love & Engineering, Tonislav Hristov's second doc about the love lives of men who have very little experience dealing with the opposite sex.
Twitter said that the acquisition will allow it to “go much faster and deeper” in monetizing its vast troves of historical and real-time data, which is actively used by a broad spectrum of organizations ranging from marketing agencies seeking to better engage specific audiences to traders hoping...
NEW YORK — An ensemble week-in-the-country film in which two struggling actors (Michael Godere and Ivan Martin) attempt to write a screenplay amid assorted distractions, Adam Rapp's Loitering With Intent trades the artificially escalating mayhem one might expect for an introspective friction more in keeping with its well-used bucolic sett
Every movie gets at least one bad review, but what if those bad reviews were used as selling points on the movie posters? The Tumblr Awful Reviews takes one-star reviews from Amazon and places them on movie posters, to create humorous renditions of traditional movie advertisements. Moreover, most of the movies are liked by many, […]
auki is a jailbreak app for iPhone that provides quick-reply functionality for messages. That means that, with auki, you don't have to spend time switching to and from the Messages app. You can reply to and compose messages from anywhere on the iPhone, be it the Home screen or from inside another app or game. Anywhere. That might sound similar to other jailbreak apps like BiteSMS, but...
Released: 16th April 2014 Directed By: Marc Webb Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx Certificate: 12A Reviewed By: Darryl Griffiths After the collapse of Sam Raimi’s planned fourth instalment in an admirable bid to write the wrongs of 2007′s bloated and misjudged trilogy closer, the decision to reboot the Marvel character a mere
TRANSCENDENCE Directed by: Wally Pfister Written by: Jack Paglen Starring: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Morgan Freeman, Kate Mara, Cillian Murphy, Clifton Collins, Jr., Cole Hauser The perils of technology – of, to put it in Biblical terms, playing god – of scientists usurping the role of God and suffering the negative consequences, has long been a staple of science fiction, first in novel form and later in narrative film, the former with Mary Shelley's “Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus,” the latter with Fritz Lang's METROPOLIS roughly a century later. Technophobia and techno-hate often function as all-purpose subtext and context for B-movies and big-budget, science-fiction-themed blockbusters like Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister’s (INCEPTION, the DARK KNIGHT trilogy) directorial debut, TRANSCENDENCE, a surface-deep cautionary tale about technology and its discontents – specifically the advent of a self-aware, sentient A.I. – and its discontents,