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‘CinemAddicts’ Ep. 15: ‘Green Room,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘The Invitation’

On this week’s episode of CinemAddicts, Anderson Cowan and I review two excellent movies that are coming out on Friday (‘Green Room’ and ‘The Jungle Book’). If wall to wall, intense action and tension is your cup of tea, Green Room, directed by Blue Ruin filmmaker Jeremy Saulnier, should fit the bill. Disney fans or moviegoers who are looking to take their family to the theaters should definitely flock to The Jungle Book, a film that marks Jon Favreau’s (Chef, Iron Man) finest moment as a director.

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‘CinemAddicts’ Ep. 14: ‘Demolition,’ ‘Hardcore Henry,’ ‘Louder Than Bombs’

 

It’s week 14 of CinemAddicts, as Anderson Cowan and I review Jake Gyllenhaal’s latest film “Demolition.” Anderson also took in a screening of the first-person action film “Hardcore Henry” (Sharlto Copley, Haley Bennett) and I checked out the arresting family drama “Louder Than Bombs” (Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne).

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‘CinemAddicts’ Episode 13: “Kill Your Friends” & “Miles Ahead”

 

On this week’s CinemAddicts, Anderson Cowan and I review to “kill” movies. Starring Nicholas Hoult, “Kill Your Friends” centers on an A&R exec (Hoult) who will do anything it takes to climb the top of the corporate ladder, even if it means committing cold-blooded murder. “They Will Have To Kill Us First” is a documentary on the ban of Malian music in 2012, and we both have vastly different takes on the documentary. I also had the chance of checking out “Miles Ahead,” which features Don Cheadle playing the late great Miles Davis.

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‘Cinemaddicts’ Episode 12: Baskin, I Saw The Light, Born To Be Blue

On this week’s CinemAddicts, Anderson Cowan and I review the Turkish horror film “Baskin” and the impressionistic Chet Baker biopic “Born To Be Blue.” I also briefly discuss my impressions of “I Saw The Light, ” which has Tom Hiddleston playing Hank Williams.

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Thomas Middleditch’s ‘CinemAddicts’ Movie Pick: ‘Step Brothers’

 

The Bronze is now playing in select theaters, and if you want to read more about this comedy, check out my pieces on Deepest Dream and Hollywood Outbreak. For the purposes of CinemAddicts, I asked The Bronze co-stars Sebastian Stan and Thomas Middleditch to name their favorite comedies.

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‘CinemAddicts’ Episode 11: ‘Midnight Special,’ ‘The Program’ & ‘The Confirmation’

 

This week on CinemAddicts, Anderson Cowan and I review “Midnight Special” and “The Confirmation,” two films featuring child actor Jaeden Lieberher. Though we gave similar reactions to “Midnight Special,” we were night and day when discussing “The Confirmation.”

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CinemAddicts Episode 10: ‘The Brothers Grimsby’ & ’10 Cloverfield Lane’

On this week’s episode of CinemAddicts, Anderson Cowan and I review the latest Sacha Baron Cohen comedy The Brothers Grimsby. Filled with a ton of action and a memorably disgusting elephant scene, The Brothers Grimsby also stars Deadwood’s Ian McShane, Oscar winning actress Penelope Cruz, and Isla Fisher (who previously worked with Grimsby director Louis Leterrier in Now You See Me).

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‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ Giveaway On CinemAddicts Episode 10

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Anderson Cowan and I will be taping this week’s episode of CinemAddicts in a few hours. The Brothers Grimsby and 10 Cloverfield Lane are the films on the docket, with our final segment centering on a specific Blu-ray pick from me and Anderson’s streaming choice of week. Our giveaway this week is a Hotel Transylvania 2 Dracula cape I received at the press junket.

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Melissa Rauch’s ‘CinemAddicts’ Movie Pick – “All About Eve” (Bette Davis)

 

Hitting theaters March 18, The Bronze centers on Hope Ann Gregory (Melissa Rauch), an Olympic gymnast who desperately clings on to her glory days and still lives in her dad’s (Gary Cole) basement in Amherst, Ohio. Vulgar and brazen to the core, Hope’s life may take a positive turn when she coaches a new gymnastic prodigy (Haley Lu Richardson).

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CinemAddicts Episode 9 – “Knight of Cups” & “London has Fallen”

 

This week’s CinemAddicts features our reviews of the films “London Has Fallen” and “Knight of Cups” (I also share my thoughts on the new Disney feature Zootopia). As usual, Anderson and I have vastly different opinions on Gerard Butler’s latest magnum opus!!

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