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Understanding Adapted Vs. Original Screenplays

The 91st annual Academy Awards are just hours away. Before the stars take their seats and the gold starts flying, let’s go over some last-minute Oscar-related vocabulary terms so that everyone is on the same page. I’ve been asked a number of times the last couple of days to clarify the difference between the two

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A Simple History Of The Complex ‘Friday The 13th’ Lawsuit & Where Things Currently Stand

If you’re reading this, then chances are you have at least heard of the Friday the 13th films and/or its iconic masked maniac, Jason Voorhees. It’s one of the most recognizable horror franchises ever invented and one hell of a cash cow, which explains why the IP has been wrapped up in a complicated ongoing

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2019 Directors Guild Awards Nominees

The Directors Guild of America recently announced their nominees for their annual DGA awards. The DGA’s are yet another high-profile stop on the road to the Academy Awards on February 24th. The categories here include film, television and commercials; however, for the sake of this blog, I have chosen to include only the feature film

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2018: The Year of the Documentary

A lot of folks have been praising 2018 as a great year for movies. While I believe it’s been a solid year with some great movies, one thing is certain: it has been a phenomenal year for documentary film, both at the theaters and on streaming. But enough rhetoric, let’s take a gander at some

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Actors Who Could Voice Chucky in New ‘Child’s Play’

Brad Dourif is a tremendous actor and his work providing the voice of the homicidal doll in the Child’s Play series is nothing short of iconic. It’s so good, in fact, that it’s difficult even imagining anyone else in the role. Alas, here we are, on the cusp of a total Child’s Play reboot and

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Review: ‘The Meg’ reels in a mediocre shark thriller

Directed by: Jon Turtletaub Written by: Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber & Erich Hoeber Starring: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson, Shuya Sophia Cai & Cliff Curtis Rating: PG-13 Running time: 1 hr. 53 mins. There exists one great shark movie. I’m referring of course to Steven Spielberg’s iconic blockbuster– the first blockbuster– Jaws; a film so terrifying

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