Ghost in the Shell

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, Ghost in the Shell follows the Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology. The film is based on the famous Kodansha Comics manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow.

The Zookeeper’s Wife

The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Żabińska (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When their country is invaded by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are stunned – and forced to report to the Reich’s newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck (Daniel Brühl). To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan covertly begin working with the Resistance – and put into action plans to save lives out of what has become the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonina putting herself and even her children at great risk.

Boss Baby

The Boss Baby is a hilariously universal story about how a new baby’s arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim. With a sly, heart-filled message about the importance of family.

Gifted

Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan) whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary.

Born in China

Directed by Chinese filmmaker Lu Chuan, Disneynature’s Born in China follows the stories of three animal families. A doting panda bear mother guides her growing baby as she begins to explore and seek independence. A two-year-old golden monkey who feels displaced by his new baby sister joins up with a group of free-spirited outcasts. And a mother snow leopard—an elusive animal rarely caught on camera—faces the very real drama of raising her two cubs in one of the harshest and most unforgiving environments on the planet.

The Circle

The Circle is a gripping modern thriller, set in the not-too-distant future, starring Emma Watson, Tom Hanks and John Boyega. When Mae (Watson) is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech & social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey (Hanks), to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity.

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First clip of Lars Von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac”

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Directed by Lars von Trier and starring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LaBeouf, Willem Dafoe, Uma Thurman, Christian Slater, Stellan Skarsgard and Jamie Bell. “Nymphomaniac,” follows a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, who recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating. Source: Magnolia Pictures...
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PG-13 makes “World War Z” tame but not lame

0 Submitted by on Fri, 21 June 2013, 01:35
By Sandra Kraisirideja “World War Z” is suspenseful and entertaining even though its zombies are of the PG-13 variety and not as gruesome as they might be if the movie was rated R. If blood and guts are what you’re looking for then “World War Z” is going to be a huge disappointment. The zombie genre by default is a Continue Reading...
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“The Internship” can’t overcome its poorly written script

0 Submitted by on Fri, 07 June 2013, 02:11
By Sandra Kraisirideja “The Internship” has a mediocre script that cannot be saved even with the comedic talents of Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson. Vaughn and Wilson scored a huge hit with their first collaboration, “Wedding Crashers,” in the summer of 2005, which ushered in a new era of the rated-R comedies along with “The 40-Year-Old Virgin.” Perhaps the PG-13 Continue Reading...
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Susan Sarandon featured June 9 in “Oprah’s Master Class”

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Academy Award-winning actress and humanitarian Susan Sarandon talks about her first big break when she auditioned for an independent film on a whim, and then found herself in Hollywood scoring leading lady roles in big feature films, such as Annie in “Bull Durham”, Louise in “Thelma and Louise” and Sister Helen in “Dead Man Walking.”  A New Jersey native and Continue Reading...
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“The Hangover Part III” brings the franchise to a close

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By Sandra Kraisirideja Darker and more violent than its predecessors, “The Hangover Part III” is a fitting end to the franchise. Directed by Todd Phillips, the third film reunites cast members Bradley Cooper, Ed Hems, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha and Ken Jeong for another calamitous adventure along with new cast members John Goodman and Melissa McCarthy. Phillips co-wrote the script Continue Reading...
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“Oz the Great and Powerful” is a missed opportunity for director

0 Submitted by on Fri, 08 March 2013, 22:09
By Sandra Kraisirideja “Oz the Great and Powerful” has impressive visual effects but this isn’t enough to keep the movie interesting. The movie, directed by Sam Raimi and starring James Franco, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and Mila Kunis, tells the origin story of the Wizard of Oz (Franco) and how he came to preside over the land that shares his Continue Reading...
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Oscar 2013 recap

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By Sandra Kraisirideja For years I have been an Oscar snob when it comes to Awards shows and this year marks the first time I regret not having seen the Golden Globes as hosted by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. It’s not that Seth Macfarland was a terrible Oscar host, but he was just so safe and unoriginal that it Continue Reading...
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San Diego-based web series hosts makeover launch party

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By Sandra Kraisirideja In celebration of its recent launch, the blog and web series “Broke but Bougie” is throwing a progressive makeover party at Francesca’s in the Fashion Valley Mall on Jan. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. “Bougie” means dressing outside of your economic class by finding affordable clothing that looks expensive. It appears to be inspired by the Continue Reading...
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