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The Way, Way Back to Facebook

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/11/48989/ Don't look now, but there's some chatter about the film over on another website.

Trailer Park: Compulsion

THIS SUMMER http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/10/48903/ BOOGIE NIGHTS' ROLLER GIRL AND http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/10/48904/ THE MATRIX'S TRINITY STAR IN http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/10/48905/ SOFTCORE LESBIAN PAY-CABLE THRILLER WITH ...

Trailer Park: Kristens go home again

Hey, it's the trailer for The Lifeguard, in which Kristen Bell comes home from the big city at 30 (sorry, ...

James Cameron continues the madness!

Two of these photos contain actual quotes. Two do not. Which is which? First up, Spielberg and Lucas, founders of ...

The Anxiety of Gaming Influence: are bloated blockbuster endings just a version of the Final Boss?

Punching, punching, punching...still punching.

My dad loves Superman. He did not love Man of Steel. And boy howdy, was he bored during the final ...

Bond bonding

or, Will Military Folks Enjoy a Ludicrous Military Film, Even if it's Free?

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jul/03/48550/ So White House Down is performing below expectations. And now comes this: CULVER CITY, Calif., July 2, 2013 – ...

Movies opening this week: The Heat, White House Down, and more

I turned 40 yesterday. These things happen. But as a result, this new release roundup is going to be somewhat ...

Movies are still "the cathedral."

But who goes to church any more?

In the wake of the sad news that James Gandolfini had died of a heart attack at the age of ...

Why not variable pricing?

Seriously, why not?

Man of Steel cost $225 million. It runs 2 hours and 23 minutes. It depicts the destruction of an entire ...

Liam Neeson, unmanned

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jun/25/48120/ NEESON is lying in hospital bed, wearing a huge diaper-bandage. He is approached by CIA Operative RUSSELL CROWE. CROWE: ...

Movies opening this week: World War Z, Monsters University, and more

Okay, for starters, Scott was unable to complete his viewing of The Painting (trailer above) due to technical difficulties. (And ...

Interview with Much Ado About Nothing director Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon shot his modern-day Much Ado About Nothing in his own home over 12 days with a cast composed ...

Black spot/one star

Two sides of a fine line

So I black-spotted Monsters University, in part because of its hackneyed plot: lovable band of losers must rally via their ...

Chilling, exclusive images from World War Z!

Dept. of No, Not Really

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jun/18/47725/ Zombie hordes fill the streets of New York City. Mindless, soulless, bent only on consumption, they prepare their assault ...

The Durex treatment: The Wolf of Wall Street

Because every trailer contains at least one image that could double as an ad for Durex condoms.

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jun/17/47616/ Because "Playing games on the floor in the nursery" can mean two very different things. Durex.

"Kane is a comedy."

Orson Welles and Henry Jaglom had lunch. Jaglom taped it.

http://sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/jun/17/47591/ Okay, so My Lunches with Orson has just gone on the Big Screen Christmas wishlist. In the meantime, you ...

Blockbuster, or, The Modern Prometheus

Did you hear the one about the two directors who bemoaned the state of the industry they helped destroy?

My partner Scott already handled this story about Lucas and Spielberg and the overloaded tent-pole, and you should totally read ...

Hey, everybody, it's Subway Sam!

He's a sewer rat in overalls!

Look for him in the upcoming children's movie, World War Z! Movie on 6-14-13 at 1.49 PM from Matthew Lickona ...

New releases opening this week: Shadow Dancer, Man of Steel, and more

Could it be? Could it possibly be? Could Clive Owen finally be appearing in a good movie again? Yes, yes, ...

Robert Downey, Jr. is looking forward to playing characters who aren't Iron Man

Because then, he won't have to suffer through photo-ops gone bad like this one.

Iron Man 3 was a film about a man who began to identify so completely with his creation that he ...

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