Review: The Fault in Our Stars

Review: The Fault in Our Stars

Director: Josh Boone (Stuck In Love) Screenplay: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Webe, John Green (book) Producer: Brendan Prost Starring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe MPAA Rating: PG-13 Running time: 125 min. Cancer sucks and generally speaking, movies about cancer suck. They’re saccharin and overtly...

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Review: Night Moves

Review:  Night Moves

When purchasing a used boat for an act of extreme vandalism, the young activist, quips that she chose the one named “Night Moves” because it was better in her mind than “Sea Breeze” or “Heart’s Ease.” I tend to pay attention to the names of boats and films because they are usually chosen with care. This is double-so...

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Mamo #358: X7

Mamo #358: X7

Can you believe we’ve already used the title “X-Mamo” for a show? Of course you can, there’s been like a bazillion of these things. What is the state of the longest-running in-continuity superhero franchise? Mamo travels through time… Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.4MB) To download this episode, use this URL:...

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Super Ticket Episode 3 – New Levels of Thin

Super Ticket Episode 3 – New Levels of Thin

The rare collision of Cinecast and Mamo! seems to happen when Kaiju come to town, and this time is no different. Welcome to the third Rowthree Super Ticket, in which Matt, Matt, Matt, Kurt and Andrew discuss big old Godzilla in the context of the 2014 blockbuster model. When will the doctorate thesis on how mega-sized movies gleefully destroy cities be written?...

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Trailer for Chris Nolan’s Interstellar

The full trailer for realist science fiction Blockbuster Interstellar not only does a great job of explaining Murphy’s Law, but it also brings Matthew McConaughey full circle to his big role in Robert Zemeckis’ Contact. The visuals looks just right here, the emotion hits the significant notes for the genre, and 21st century dreams and fears seem to...

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Cinecast Episode 352 – This is What Happens with Progress

Cinecast Episode 352 – This is What Happens with Progress

  Though the power of the RowThree fell silent for a couple of days, Andrew and Kurt refused to give in. Andrew talks Locke. Kurt talks some Orson Welles, some Wickerman and some Nuclear Power on this weeks Watch List. Kurt’s 11 year old son Willem joins for a discussion the best performance of Schwarzenegger’s career. And Westeros is in chaos,...

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A very Magnificent Red Band Trailer for Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer, Bong Joon-Ho’s post-apocalyptic ‘society on a train’ action movie based on the French Graphic Novel (“Transperceneige”) has been released in pretty much every market except for USA/Canada at this point. There is even a uber-complete Blu-Ray in France if you have 40 Euros to spare. It is getting a proper (un-cut,...

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Mamo #355: Too Much Whiskey And Not Enough Prep

Summer kicks off with a not-so-Amazing Spider-Man (2), and the Matts (without having seen the film, mind you) are here to tell you what’s gone wrong. It’s Mamo! (SPOILER WARNING FOR ASM2) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (14.9MB) To download this episode, use this URL:...

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Hot Docs 2014: Love and Terror on The Howling Plains of Nowhere Review

In a sparse corner of Nebraska, as far as possible from the state’s cities of Lincoln and Omaha sits the high-elevation prairie town of Chadron, population 5600. The town, described as ‘politely hanging on’ after peaking somewhere in the 19th century is host to the State College and was the hometown of NFL wide receiver Don Beebe, but is now...

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Mamo #347: Days of Future Last

Mamo #347: Days of Future Last

Summer begins now! Welcome to the annual Mamo Summer Box Office Competition, and this, our kickoff episode – in which the Matts lay out their vague theories on how things will go down in the domestic marketplace for the summer of 2014. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (20.9MB) To download this episode, use this URL:...

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