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Digital Devolution

Sean Penn as Mickey Cohen in 'Gangster Squad'

Gangster Squad‘s likely contribution to film history will be to further the ongoing debate over film or digital as the preferred medium for movies. Director Ruben Fleischer, who to this point has contented himself with comedy, wants his dramatic debut…

Cloud is out of reach.

Hugo Weaving in 'Cloud Atlas'

Despite the hyperbolical entreaties from some, failure to see Cloud Atlas will not hasten the inevitable decay and demise of cinema. While the latest film from The Matrix directors the Wachowskis and Run Lola Run director Tom Tykwer is ambitious,…

Second wind

'Rooney Mara and Daniel Craig'

I found it nearly impossible to watch David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo without the spectre of Niels Adren Oplev’s adaptation prodding my expectations. Objectivity became even more strained as events inched ever closer to that scene. The…

In case you missed it…

Recapping last week’s news in movie entertainment so you don’t have to. August 27, 31: James Cameron mouthed off about the misuse of 3D, specifically targeting Piranha 3D. Subsequently, Piranha 3D producer Mark Canton threw it right back in his…