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hunger Watch: 12 Years a Slave Director Steve McQueen Explains Why He Never Wants to Make His Films Friendly

Director Steve McQueen is basking in the glory of his Independent Spirit Awards sweep and Oscars win for 12 Years a Slave. While we wait to hear where the filmmaker will be leading us next, take a look at this video essay featuring McQueen discussing the power of cinema.

For the British filmmaker, movies have to be about “an urgency, a necessity.” The Turner Prize-winning artist has… Continue reading Watch: '12 Years a Slave' Director Steve McQueen Explains Why He Never Wants to Make His Films Friendly

catching fire bd New on DVD/Blu ray: 12 Years a Slave and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Both Hit HomeThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Lionsgate – Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVDDirector: Francis LawrenceCast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci. Full cast + crew

As someone who just plain didn’t see the same things in first Hunger Games that caused everyone to fall in love with the franchise, I hope it carries extra weight when I say Catching Fire is actually a pretty solid, entertaining, and intelligent piece of… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: '12 Years a Slave' and 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Both Hit Home

Jay Leno gracefully bowed out after his 22-year stint of the The Tonight Show on Thursday, with a look back at his greatest moments at the helm of NBC‘s Cadillac, and laundry list of A-list guests, including Kim Kardashian, there to send him off.

Leno called his time as host “the greatest 22 years of my life,” and said he was “the luckiest guy in the… Continue reading End Of An Era: Jay Leno Bids Adieu To ‘The Tonight Show’ After 22 Years

Last year, a desperate Raffaele Sollecito proposed marriage to American woman Kelsey Kay in the hopes that he would get a green card and avoid facing justice in his impending retrial. She refused, and he returned to Italy, where he was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for the murder of Meredith Kercher. Now, the woman who could have saved him is speaking out exclusively to radio detection and… Continue reading Could He Have Been Saved? Woman Raffaele Sollecito Begged To Marry Him For Green Card Speaks Out As He’s Sentenced To 26 Years

Brazil%20by%20Martin%20Ansin%20(Mondo) The Last Sci fi Blog: Why Brazil Is Just As Awe Inspiring Today As It Was 30 Years AgoWatching a lot of science fiction movies (and writing a regular science fiction movie column) is the kind of thing that can make you feel numb to the genre. And then you revisit an all-time favorite and you’re reminded of why this is the greatest and most important genre in fiction. You remember that the best thing about science fiction is how it uses the impossible… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Why 'Brazil' Is Just As Awe-Inspiring Today As It Was 30 Years Ago