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Countdown: The 165 Greatest American Movies Ever Made (1-15)

King Kong (1933) I hear it’s a kind of a gorilla. Since 1933 we have had everything from animatronic sharks to CGI’d dinosaurs, but nothing has yet topped the sense of adventure and thrills of this 82 year-old monster movie.

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Countdown: The 165 Greatest American Movies Ever Made (16-40)

Dog Day Afternoon (1975) Sal, Wyoming’s not a country. Director Sidney Lumet takes the true story of one of the most inept bank robberies in history and makes it better, much better, into something sublime and urgent and hilarious and

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Countdown: The 165 Greatest American Movies Ever Made (41-65)

Thief (1981) I come here to discuss a piece of business with you, and whadda you gonna do? You gonna tell me fairy tales? Writer/director Michael Mann’s first feature film is still his best; a brilliant character study disguised as

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Countdown: The 165 Greatest American Movies Ever Made (91-115)

Malcolm X (1992) That’s too much power for one man to have. Writer/director Spike Lee’s masterpiece, and one of the best films of the 90’s, is told in three magnificent, perfectly captured epochs in the life of a man of

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Countdown: The 165 Greatest American Movies Ever Made (116-140)

This is part-two of a seven part series which will publish daily. The Professionals (1966) Nothing’s harmless in this desert unless it’s dead. An aging oil tycoon (Ralph Bellamy) goads desperate mercenaries — Lee Marvin, Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, and Woody

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Countdown: The 165 Greatest American Movies Ever Made (165-141)

Lists are subjective and almost always widely criticized, argued, and debated — which is the whole point. This is especially true for movie lists. Nevertheless, the top 100 movie list released by the BBC back in 2015 is one of the

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Cheap-Labor Lobby Funds New H-1B Song-and-Dance Movie

Movie theaters around the country are screening a glamorous new movie about a struggling-yet-handsome Indian H-1B contract-worker in the United States — but viewers aren’t told that the movie was funded by lobbyists to help import more foreign workers for the moviegoers’ own white-collar jobs.

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‘F*ck You Ben Carson’: Backlash Explodes Against ‘Racist’ Seth Rogen, ‘Steve Jobs’ Film

On the eve of the release of Universal’s “Steve Jobs,” star Seth Rogen fired off a hate-tweet at black Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson. “Fuck you @realBenCarson,” the tweet said. In another tweet, Rogen, a high-profile Hillary Clinton supporter (and Canadian citizen), expressed his anger over comments Carson made about gun control and Nazi Germany.

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Drug War Horrors—and Complexities—Come to Grisly Life in ‘Sicario’

Make no mistake; the new thriller in theaters called Sicario is no documentary-style production of the drug war in Mexico. It’s a movie like any other, with its exaggerations and stylistic decisions. But what makes Sicario one of the better representations of the reality that is cartel violence on both sides of the border is that it’s accurate enough to be believable—even to those well-versed in the tiniest details of this endless war.

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Juárez Mayor Forgets City’s Violent History in Absurd ‘Sicario’ Film Lawsuit Plans

As Breitbart Texas recently reported, Enrique Serrano Escobar, the mayor of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico (just south of El Paso, Texas) stated he aims to sue the makers of the fiction film “Sicario” in a U.S. court for “moral damages” to the city. Escobar said the movie depicts violent incidents that don’t currently reflect the city, telling Mexico’s El Norte newspaper, “It hurts the image of Juarenses.” However, Escobar seems to have forgotten that Cuidad Juárez is still host to two major drug cartels and over 400 street gangs.

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‘Warcraft’ Film Brings Blizzard’s Azeroth to the Big Screen

The world of Azeroth, as depicted in Blizzard Entertainment’s popular World of Warcraft franchise, is being made into a movie, Warcraft, which will debut in June of 2016. Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), the company responsible for the special effects, has released a video giving viewers a 360-degree view of Azeroth while flying on a griffin.

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Wall Street: DreamWorks Animation One Flop From Extinction

In the wake of yet another flop and hundreds of layoffs, DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg announced a dramatic restructuring and refocus of his teetering company (and legacy). Seeking to reassure Wall Street, Katzenberg said DWA will reduce its annual

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‘Selma’ Review: Solid But Unspectacular

Director Ava DuVarney’s third feature film is impressive on many levels. Yet, given its potent subject matter, other than a few scenes, “Selma” is emotionally flat and uninspiring. This is especially surprising in the wake of the George Zimmerman and

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‘Taken 3’ Review: Dull Story, Dreadful Action Scenes

About twenty-minutes into director Olivier Megaton’s “Taken 3” I had a truly terrifying experience: a “Quantum of Solace” flashback. A poorly scripted action movie can sometimes be redeemed by the action scenes. Until the dreadful “Quantum,” this had always been