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Harrison Ford in BLADE RUNNER sequel? MAYBE

Reviving a classic of the sci-fi genre

Ridley Scott has been working for a while on the sequel to "Blade Runner" and has already gone on record to say that Harrison Ford would not be a part of the new film. However, Ford himself recently let it slip that he was in talks with the filmmaker and that a meeting is supposed to be taking place soon between the two former collaborators. When asked about it, Ford said something to the effect ... more >

Costa-Gavras interviewed by Democracy Now!

The director of "Z" reflects on a fifty-year career

French-Greek filmmaker Costa-Gavras is the director behind such legendary films as "Z," "Missing," and "Amen." More recently, he made "The Capital," starring French humorist Gad Elmaleh. In an extended interview in Democracy Now's studio, the current chief of La Cinémathèque Française reflects on his fifty-year-long career as a political filmmaker. When asked about his film "The Capital," ... more >

The Lunchbox — worth a look

Slow-cooked spices, romance and sizzle
Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Directed by Ritesh Batra

Ila (Nimrat Kaur) is a young, middle-class Mumbai housewife trying desperately to spice up her marriage through the judicious use of the spatula--that is, through cooking. She desperately hopes that a new recipe of hers will arouse some kind of reaction from her tired and aloof husband. A "special" lunchbox is thus prepared and delivered to him at work. But it mistakenly reaches another office ... more >

Peter Dinklage is a bad ass–enough said

The often dour-faced Peter Dinklage can be rip-roaringly funny, at times. The star of "Game of Thrones" will be proving this again when he appears in an as yet-untitled comedy produced by Paramount and written by Andrew Dodge, who previously collaborated with Jason Bateman. Little is known for now concerning this irreverent comedy in the same vein as "Bad Santa" except that it will probably be "R" ... more >

Inside Llewyn Davis

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August, Osage County

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Philomena

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