Category Archives: Movie Picks

Dorian Brown Pham Picks ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ & ‘The Holiday’

 

Christina Moore, Dorian Brown Pham, Missi Pyle attends the Running Wild Los Angeles Premiere,held at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatre in Hollywood, California, Monday, February 6, 2017. Photo by Jennifer Graylock-Graylock.com

Dorian Brown Pham is the lead of Running Wild, the story of Stella Davis (Pham), a determined widow who aims to keep her ranch at any cost. Sharon Stone plays the animal rights activist who serves as her biggest challenge. During my interview with Pham, I asked her to pick a movie that she loves and she came up with two (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Holiday). Take a listen to Pham after the jump!

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‘The Monster’ Blu-ray Giveaway From CinemAddicts

 

If you love watching heartbreaking mother/daughter relationships set amidst a horror-thriller construct, then The Monster might be for you. I’m giving away my Blu-ray copy of The Monster (I only used the disc once to review), so details on how to enter the contest is below!

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CinemAddicts Ep. 54: ‘Live By Night’ ‘The Crash’ ‘Rats’

 

Ben Affleck’s new film Live By Night, the Frank Grillo headlined thriller The Crash, the Morgan Spurlock documentary Rats, and another Affleck flick (The Accountant) are discussed on this week’s CinemAddicts.

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‘1000 Movies’ For 2017 and Maybe 2018!!

A part of my Brian De Palma collection

With Anderson doing his Friday/Saturday movie picks on our Facebook page, I’m also going to give my failed “1000 Movies” effort another go (there’s more to life than my fixation with Brian De Palma movies!). This time out, I’m going for a completely different approach, and I’m asking your help in the process!!

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CinemAddicts Ep 52: ‘Paterson’ ’20th Century Women’ ‘By Sidney Lumet’

It’s the last show of the year, and Anderson Cowan and I cover Paterson, 20th Century Women, and the documentary By Sidney Lumet. Quick recap of the year-end show, as well as a detailed breakdown of the, as Anderson likes to say, proohgrum (aka program), is found after the jump.

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CinemAddicts Pick: ‘The Love Witch’ (Dir. Anna Biller)

 

Anderson Cowan and I discussed The Love Witch back on Episode 45, and I haven’t been able to get this film off my mind. As much as I love the digital revolution, there’s something to be said for the warmth and texture of a 35mm, and if that’s your cup of tea then The Love Witch absolutely delivers.

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CinemAddicts Ep 39: American Honey, Danny Says, Long Way North, Clowntown

 

Episode 39 of CinemAddicts is up, and my goodness, I just realized Anderson Cowan and I reviewed four films this week that’s coming out on Friday. Two of them are highly recommended by me, and AC really digs in to a new music documentary with a charismatic figure taking center stage. Hit the jump for a full breakdown of the show:

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Movie Love: Director Benson Lee On ‘The Breakfast Club’

 

Now playing in select theaters, Seoul Searching centers on a group of Korean teenagers from all over the world who spend the summer in Seoul to learn more about their heritage. The film is inspired by Benson’s own memorable summer, and the comedy is also a loving homage to some of the transcendent teen films from the 1980s.

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Movie Love: Benjamin Bratt Talks ‘The Godfather’ Films

 

Just finished up the press junket for The Infiltrator, a movie centers on federal agent Robert Mazur’s (Bryan Cranston) attempts to take down Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. Benjamin Bratt co-stars as Robert Alcaino, the drug trafficker who was Escobar’s top lieutenant.

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