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Apr 09, 2017   Leave a Comment Press / Article

The most fashionable films aren’t always good—sometimes the look alone draws you in. Take Inventing the Abbotts, which turns 20 today. The cult ’90s movie was never a hit (its 31 percent Rotten Tomatoes score is a testament to that), and the male revenge–driven melodrama has aged poorly. Instead, its charm lies in its overview of classic Americana—a nostalgic document of the ’50s with hoop skirts, hot rods, and mid-century design taking centerstage. Read More: // here

Apr 09, 2017   Leave a Comment Interview

The actor: Billy Crudup’s considerable résumé is filled with prestige projects. This illustrious tradition began when he started out two decades ago in Barry Levinson’s Sleepers, starring alongside Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro, and he hasn’t slowed down since. Along the way he’s taken on iconic roles like Almost Famous’ Russell, Watchmen’s Dr. Manhattan, and William in Big Fish. You’ve also heard his melodious voice announce MasterCard punchline “priceless” for several years. At this point in his career, Crudup seems able to pick and choose his prestige projects, racking up appearances in a number of recent Oscar nominees. His latest movie, 1 Mile To You, comes out on video-on-demand April 7. He plays a running coach, graduating from the track star he played in Without Limits. Crudup talked to The A.V. Club about some of his most noteworthy roles, as a well as a few also-rans. As you talk to him, you get the feeling that he’s one of those actor’s actors, the type that thinks so much about the process, he was more concerned with getting into Dr. Manhattan’s head than how that high-stakes movie would be received. Read More: // here

Apr 02, 2017   Leave a Comment 'Justice League'

The WB panel at CinemaCon 2017 was jam packed with their 2017 slate and beyond, but there’s definitely a ravenouse group (myself included) of comic book fans that were starving for one thing more than any other and that’s news from the DCEU. So, we’ve decided to break up the panels and give you the DCEU only portion of the panel RIGHT HERE. So, for those looking to hear ONLY about the comic book world of Warner Bros. then you’re in the right spot and they most certainly didn’t skimp on bringing some goods to the festivities. With that, let’s get into the details. Read More: // here