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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 2/24/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 23 - 2015

The Oscars are now history! But if you are still catching up, or want to see what all the fuss was about, we have good news for you! Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2015 Oscars Edition

Posted by flicknation on February - 19 - 2015

Hot Time Time Machine 2 goes head-to-head with Fifty Shades of Grey, but nobody cares about that! It’s all about the Oscars, baby! Boyhood vs. Birdman. Keaton vs. Redmayne. Julianne Moore vs… well, nobody! Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Steve Wagner interviews Mary Dore, director of the documentary She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, which chronicles the events, the movers and the shakers of the feminist movement from 1966 to 1971. Taped 2/05/15 in San Francisco.

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2/13/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 12 - 2015

2015′s buzziest movie arrives with all the expected sex, handcuffs and controversy one would expect. But will the big-screen adaptation of E.L. James’ steamy novel (ahem) satisfy moviegoers? Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 2/10/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 9 - 2015

Two Oscar-nominated heavy-hitters land on video: the brilliant and wickedly funny Michael Keaton opus Birdman, and the Oscar-bait Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything. Also out: Bill Murray in St. Vincent, and Dumb and Dumber To. Hosted by Dennis Willis.   ALSO IN STORES: Addicted Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2/06/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 4 - 2015

Mila Kunis is a space queen, Julianne Moore is an evil witch, and Spongebob Squarepants is in 3D. Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 2/03/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 2 - 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal shoots Los Angeles, Baymax is the most cuddly robot ever, and Life Itself celebrates Roger Ebert. Hosted by Dennis Willis.   ALSO IN STORES: Dear White People The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Dracula Untold Exists Hector and the Search for Happiness John Wick Ouija The Overnighters

Blockbusters: Junk Food, or Essential Nutrition?

Posted by flicknation on January - 31 - 2015

by Steve Wagner Any Titanic haters out there? Wow, a lot of hands just went up! How many of you simply love L.A. Confidential? OK, just about everyone. I may be in some cold, deep water here (take the pun as you wish). I’ll begin by saying I thought this would be a fairly easy  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/30/15

Posted by flicknation on January - 29 - 2015

Kevin Costner is a widowed grandfather fighting for custody in Black or White, the 1981-set crime thriller A Most Violent Year expands into more theaters, and Project Almanac spend more time concerning itself with it’s shaky camera than it’s shaky script. Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/27/15

Posted by flicknation on January - 26 - 2015

Brad Pitt and Katie Holmes go to war, Kevin Kline tussles with Maggie Smith, and Downton Abbey Season 5 hits video. Hosted by Dennis Willis.   ALSO IN STORES: Before I Go to Sleep The Book of Life The Color of Time The Judge Justice League: Throne of Atlantis Open Windows The Remaining

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/23/15

Posted by flicknation on January - 22 - 2015

Jennifer Aniston’s Cake is better than expected, Johhny Depp channels his inner Clouseau, and George Lucas’ post-Star Wars musical is just as bad as it seems like it will be. Host by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/20/15

Posted by flicknation on January - 19 - 2015

Annabelle conjures up some prequel scares, James Gandolfini drops his swan song, Christoph Waltz searches for the meaning of life, and Scarlett Johansson gives good mind. Hosted by Dennis Willis. ALSO IN STORES: By the Gun Coherence The Drop Rudderless White Bird in a Blizzard Wolves

The Wags Wire: I Snub You Are, But What Am I?

Posted by flicknation on January - 19 - 2015

by Steve Wagner Before we dig into the convoluted mess created by Thursday’s Oscar nominations, let’s first define what an Oscar snub isn’t. Jennifer Aniston wasn’t snubbed, bless her. She just didn’t quite make the cut. She was fantastic in Cake, and many though she might sneak into the Best Actress race. Might. She was  [ Read More ]

Woody Allen to create Amazon TV series

Posted by flicknation on January - 13 - 2015

Say what you will about Woody Allen, but the auteur isn’t exactly lazy. In fact, unlike any other filmmaker of his  – or any other – generation, he has regularly cranked out films once a year for just about the last five decades. Sometimes the movies are hits (Midnight in Paris), sometimes not (Magic in  [ Read More ]

The Wags Wire: Golden Clarity

Posted by flicknation on January - 12 - 2015

by Steve Wagner The Oscar-mometer just peaked at tepid, and that is where it is likely to stay through the end of Oscar 2015. This year looked to be a pile of question marks, with a few somewhat front-runners, but most categories in serious play. Last night’s Golden Globes, aside from once again delivering a  [ Read More ]