Month: January 2016

2016 Movie-A-Day #31: Atari:Game Over

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Long ago, a company called Atari created the home video game market, and fell unexpectedly after the release of their game based on E.T.. Was the game really to blame, and were there really millions of cartridges dumped in a landfill in New Mexico? Zak Penn, who has had his writer’s pen in X-Men films as well as Marvel’s The Avengers,  directs Atari: Game Over, and tries to uncover the mystery.

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2016 Movie-A-Day #30: Gosford Park

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Today’s Movie-A-Day challenge brings Paul to 2002’s Academy Award winner for best screenplay, Gosford Park. Written by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey) and directed by the legendary Robert Altman, this murder-mystery set in early 20th century England was also nominated for Best Picture.

2016 Movie-A-Day #27: Darkman

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Today’s Movie-A-Day brings Paul back to his childhood in  Sam Raimi’s Darkman, a movie he had not seen in many years. How does this Liam Neeson starring, original super hero film hold up to today’s super hero renaissance?

The Screen Watchers Guild Podcast #197: Trumbo

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On this edition of The Screen Watchers Guild podcast, we review Trumbo, starring Bryan Cranston and featuring John Goodman in a role he does best, an absolute scene-stealer.

2016 Movie-A-Day #24: Love in the Time of Monsters

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Today’s edition of Paul’s 2016 Movie-A-Day challenge features Love in the Time of Monsters, an independent film romp of horror and comedy.