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“The conceit started with Sam, which was that a veteran comes home from war and he’s fine, but the country has PTSD.”

War and PTSD aren’t exactly the first things you’d associate with a romantic comedy, but that quote from writer-director Sean Mullin helps reveal why his debut feature film, Amira & Sam, is such a smart and utterly delightful entry in the… Continue reading Interview: Martin Starr, Paul Wesley, Dina Shihabi and Sean Mullin Talk the Wonderful Romantic Comedy 'Amira & Sam'

  • Five-time Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Henry Winkler stars in The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, the story of what happens when you open your heart to the power of Christmas. Disenchanted single mom Jennifer Cullen (Brooke Burns) is a Scroogette when it comes to anything Christmas. In fact, even her six-year-old son, Brian, is having trouble believing in Santa Claus. But when

This April marked the one-year anniversary of Roger Ebert’s passing. The film community pushes on, but it just isn’t the same without him. Champaign, Illinois recently celebrated his memory at Ebertfest — the annual film festival founded by the wonderfully snarky film critic. And we now have a trailer for the biographical documentary based on the writer’s 2011 memoir, Life Itself. Hoop Dreams director… Continue reading The Roger Ebert Doucumentary 'Life Itself' Gets A Wonderful Trailer

Need something to do while you recover from that Turkey Day coma? On this week’s Fancast movies podcast, our own Erik Davis and Sean O’Connell tell you which things they are and aren’t thankful for this year when it comes to movies. Also, the guys bring you up to date on everything they know about that controversial It’s a Wonderful Life sequel.

As always, thanks so much… Continue reading Listen: The Movie-Related Things We're Thankful for in 2013, Plus: An 'It's a Wonderful Life' Sequel?

Fast National ratings for Monday, Dec. 24, 2012

On a night dominated by holiday specials and a few reruns, NBC scored a soft win with an airing of the classic film “It’s a Wonderful Life.” CBS repeats and a night of “Shrek” movies on ABC performed well too.

There was no new, regularly scheduled programming on any of the major networks on the night before Christmas, but CBS and FOX did air… Continue reading 'It's a Wonderful Life' gives NBC a ratings win on a holiday-filled Christmas Eve