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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 9/01/14

Posted by flicknation on September - 1 - 2014

Gia Coppola gets into the family business, John Slattery directs one of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s final performances … and the Captain is running things now! Hosted by Dennis Willis.

Flick Nation: Summer 2014 Scorecard

Posted by flicknation on August - 28 - 2014

Dennis Willis breaks down the hits and misses of the 2014 summer movie season.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/26/14

Posted by flicknation on August - 24 - 2014

Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo discover the Human Heart, and John Cusack, Jason Patric and Bruce Willis go straight to video. Plus, the latest TV seasons of The Walking Dead and Portlandia. Hosted by Dennis Willis.

Instant Review: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Posted by flicknation on August - 21 - 2014

It’s the most honest review you can find: in the car on the way home! Dennis Willis and Steve Wagner’s immediate reaction to Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s long-awaited sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, minutes after seeing it.

Commentary: The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Posted by flicknation on August - 20 - 2014

Dennis Willis, Steven Kirk and Steve Wagner not only loved the new Netflix documentary The Battered Bastards of Baseball, they agree that it’s one of the most important movies of year. Strap yourself in for a freewheeling conversation about Hollywood, the love of the game, and why we root for the little guy to win.

Interview: Alex Gibney (Finding Fela)

Posted by flicknation on August - 19 - 2014

Steve Wagner chats with prolific documentarian Alex Gibney ( We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) about his latest film Finding Fela, a look at legendary Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti.

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/19/14

Posted by flicknation on August - 17 - 2014

Christoph Waltz searches for the meaning of life, Tom Hardy is Locke in a car, and The Amazing Spider-man 2 isn’t very amazing at all. Hosted by Dennis Willis.

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 8/15/14

Posted by flicknation on August - 14 - 2014

The Expendables 3 brings together Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson, and half of Hollywood – but is it any good? plus, the latest documentary from director Alex Gibney, and SF’s chance to be the first to see The Trip to Italy. Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation remembers Robin Williams

Posted by flicknation on August - 13 - 2014

by Steve Wagner For the past two days, like most everyone I imagine, I have been simply devastated by Robin Williams’ passing. This one hit hard. It is always more difficult to lose the clown—the person of mirth and laughter who we rely on to take OUR pain away—and Robin was THE clown for our  [ Read More ]

FREE MOVIE SCREENING – THE TRIP TO ITALY – August 19th

Posted by flicknation on August - 13 - 2014

IFC FILMS and FLICK NATION are proud to present the San Francisco premiere of THE TRIP TO ITALY, the sequel to the 2010 comedy THE TRIP with STEVE COOGAN and ROB BRYDON. If you’d like to attend this FREE SCREENING on Tuesday, August 19th at the AMC METREON 16 in San Francisco, you must do  [ Read More ]

Robin Williams 1951-2014

Posted by flicknation on August - 11 - 2014

Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk react to the shocking death of multi-talented Oscar-winner Robin Williams, why he was important to the Bay Area and why his apparent suicide should spark an honest conversation about depression.

Commentary: Fixing Spider-man

Posted by flicknation on August - 11 - 2014

With The Amazing Spider-man 2 now available on home media, Dennis Willis, Steven Kirk and Steve Wagner debate all the ways the powers that be at Sony can reverse the diminishing financial and creative direction of the franchise, if they really wanted to.

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/12/14

Posted by flicknation on August - 10 - 2014

Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton are vampires, Woody Allen is John Turturro’s pimp, and the Toy Story gang is trapped in a creepy motel. Hosted by Dennis Willis.

Interview: John Turturro (Fading Gigolo)

Posted by flicknation on August - 6 - 2014

Steve Wagner chats with actor-writer-director John Turturro (O Bother, Where Art Thou, Quiz Show, The Big Lebowski) about his latest film Fading Gigolo, a comedy featuring Woody Allen in a rare starring role as the pimp to Turturro’s gigolo. Fading Gigolo is now available on Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD.

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 8/05/14

Posted by flicknation on August - 4 - 2014

The Muppets and Marlon Wayans star in sequels to better movies, and the iconic TV mystery Twin Peaks returns in the ultimate HD collector’s box set. Hosted by Dennis Willis.