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Take a Trip Past the ‘Macon County Line’ With Our Blu-ray Pick of the Week

Plus 9 More New Releases to Watch This Week on Blu-ray/DVD! Welcome to this week in home video! Click the title to buy a Blu-ray/DVD from Amazon and help support FSR in the process! Pick of the Week Macon County Line [Shout Select] What is it? Two brothers take a road trip to hell. Why […]

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Preview Offers New Glimpse Into The Magical World

Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, and others share never been seen footage of the Ava DuVernay film. There is one thing many of us can agree on. There just hasn’t been enough footage from A Wrinkle in Time available. Disney decided to change that today when they released a new behind-the-scenes video of the upcoming Ava DuVernay […]

Is Mark Wahlberg Worth All the Money?

After an outcry, Wahlberg will donate his salary for All the Money in the World. He wasn’t worth it in the first place. Mark Wahlberg, one of the highest paid actors in the world, was under fire this past week. He shrewdly negotiated an additional $1.8 million for his role in All the Money in […]

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ Trailer: A Sundance Reunion for Gus Van Sant and Joaquin Phoenix

Van Sant returns with a passion project that will finally see the light of day at Sundance. Gus Van Sant didn’t really have the best of fortunes with his last picture. You know the one, The Sea of Trees starring Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, and Ken Watanabe. Apparently, shooting anything in a suicide forest is a bad idea. […]

He’s With The Band: Greg Barker on His Obama Administration Doc ‘The Final Year’

The director who captured President Obama’s final year in office talks about trust, gossip, and the nobility of public service. As I sat down with Greg Barker, director of the new documentary The Final Year about President Obama’s final year, most headlines coming out of the political world centered around Michael Wolff’s salacious chronicle of […]

The Real Cycle of Abuse in ‘I, Tonya’

“How many packs of cigarettes is a gold medal worth in prison?” – David Letterman, Top Ten Questions Connie Chung Asked Tonya Harding America doesn’t give a fuck about the truth. Be honest. It’s okay. Say it. We engage in rhetorical combat on social media where we throw around three-dollar phrases like ‘cognitive dissonance’ and […]

‘Harry Potter’ Fan Film Explores Voldemort’s Origins

The film’s impeccable production has gotten everyone buzzing. A Voldemort origin movie has hit the internet in full force. Well, it’s fan-made, which might not sound like the most appealing thing. However, having been Warner Bros.-approved last year, this seems pretty legit. The Italian fan film, titled Voldemort: Origins of the Heir, has garnered over 6 million views […]

Will 2018 Be the Year Jon Brion Finally Gets Nominated for an Academy Award?

It’s time for the Academy to recognize the work of one of Hollywood’s most talented film composers. Given everything going on in the world of entertainment these days, you’d be forgiven for not noticing a piece of news last week that made my whole month. In celebration of Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, Phantom Thread, film […]

Nevertheless, She Feasted: Why Girls Get Hungry in Horror Movies

Why female coming of age in horror movies means getting hungry. While many got nauseous watching Raw, I got curious. After I sat with it a little bit, I realized three of my favorite horror films from the last two decades were cannibal coming of age films starring women. Ginger Snaps, Jennifer’s Body, and Raw all […]

The Seamless Transitions in ‘The Shape of Water’

Editor Sidney Wolinsky shouldn’t be overlooked this awards season. When a film has the remarkable story of love and humanity that The Shape of Water has, it’s hard to pay attention to the other cinematic elements that help bring it to life. Guillermo del Toro creates a wonderful world for the audience to float in with the beautiful […]