"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Nov 222013
'Downton Abbey Season 4' Arrives Jan. 28

  Downton Abbey Season 4 (2014) "Downton Abbey Season 4" airs Sundays on Masterpiece on PBS from Jan. 5 to Feb. 23, 2014. The returning cast includes Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Joanne Froggatt, Rob James-Collier, Lily James, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Lesley Nicol, Maggie Smith, … More

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Nov 192013
The Canyons: Due Nov. 26

  Director Paul Schrader (writer of "Raging Bull" and "Taxi Driver") and screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis (author of "American Psycho") team up for this searing indictment of Hollywood culture. Arrogant young trust-fund baby Christian (adult-film star James Deen) is working on financing a horror film simply to keep his dad off his back. His girlfriend … More

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Nov 152013
Enough Said: Due Jan. 14

  A divorced and single parent, Eva (Julia Louis Dreyfus) spends her days enjoying work as a masseuse but dreading her daughter's impending departure for college. She meets Albert (James Gandolfini) — a sweet, funny and like-minded man also facing an empty nest. As their romance quickly blossoms, Eva befriends Marianne (Catherine Keener), her new … More

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Nov 132013
The Spectacular Now: Due Jan. 14

  A vivid, three-dimensional portrait of youth confronting the funny, thrilling and perilous business of modern love and adulthood. Based on the Tim Tharp book, this is the tale of Sutter Keely (Miles Teller), a high school senior and effortless charmer whose "live in the moment" outlook on life is changed forever when he meets … More

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Nov 112013
Runner Runner

  When Princeton grad student Richie Furst (Justin Timberlake) believes he's been swindled by an online poker site, he heads to Costa Rica to confront gambling tycoon Ivan Block (Ben Affleck), the man he thinks is responsible. But Richie is seduced by Block's promise of immense wealth, until he learns the disturbing truth about his … More

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Nov 112013
Don Jon: Due Dec. 10

  Jon Martello (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a strong, handsome, good old fashioned guy. His buddies call him Don Jon due to his ability to have a different woman every weekend, but even the finest fling doesn't compare to the bliss he finds alone in front of the computer watching pornography. Barbara Sugarman (Scarlett Johansson) is … More

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Nov 112013
Closed Circuit: Due Jan. 7

  A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly brings two exceptional lawyers (Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall) with a romantic past together on the defense team. They soon realize they've stepped into a dangerous web of cover-ups and lies, and their knowledge of the government's top-secret classified evidence has put their reputations and lives at stake. Extras: … More

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Nov 112013
Prisoners: Due Dec. 17

  Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) arrests … More

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Nov 072013
Insidious: Chapter 2: Due Dec. 24

Sequel to 2010's horror-thriller in which a family tried to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. Here, the haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. They must rely on familiar allies to exile the … More

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Nov 072013
Battle of the Year: Due Dec. 10

  Dance film follows a legendary break-dancing crew's return to its roots in order to reclaim the world championship after more than a decade of defeat. The Battle of the Year competition is an all out war of mind-blowing dance moves, explosive routines and electrifying displays of skill and imagination. The American team, a group … More

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