The Future is Female – 2012 is the Year of the Empowered Girl

This year, girls are on top.

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Cinecast Episode 251 – Formaldehyde Rain

  With not much going on, there sure is a lot going on. We go gaga over the new Prometheus trailer. We have (row)three theatrical reviews to cover today and we touch down in Iran before cruising over to Jump Street and then we get our ass to Mars. We take our time, so bear with us and feel free to skip around the show but beware the full spoiler-discussion...

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Trailer: The Hunger Games

I am quite amazed that after seeing Kinji Fukasaku’s wonderfully violent satire Battle Royale more or less banned/undistributed in Canada and the US, we are getting a huge glossy franchise that involves teens killing teens for sport. With Lynne Ramsay’s We Need to Talk About Kevin and the host of other interesting school shooting films, I guess the...

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Cinecast Episode 227 – Come for the Violence, Stay for the Orgy

    Despite being a man down this week and the multi-plexes pretty much in dumping-grounds mode in the doldrums of August and back-to-school season, Kurt and Andrew manage to talk it up for a few hours of chit-chat and whoop-de-do! On the menu today: Steven Soderbergh, Greta Gerwig, Paul Greengrass, Jessica Chastain, Steve McQueen, Gus Van Sant, John...

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Teaser Trailer for “Hunger Games”

  So I just finished reading Suzanne Collins tween novel, “Hunger Games”, not but four days ago. I knew there was a movie coming but I had no idea it was this close to release (March 2012). Well, close enough for there to already be a teaser trailer anyway. If you’re not in the know, “Hunger Games” is essentially a mish-mash...

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