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Flick Nation Interview: Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year)

Posted by flicknation on January - 1 - 2015

Steve Wagner interviews actor Oscar Isaac (Drive, Inside Llewyn Davis) about his breakthrough role in JC Chandor’s 1981-set crime drama A Most Violent Year – as well as his process of character discovery and a little future project called Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 12/30/14

Posted by flicknation on December - 29 - 2014

Denzel shoots blanks, Stephen King hides a killer, and Justin Long turns into a … well, you just have to see it. Hosted by Dennis Willis. ALSO IN STORES: Banshee: The Complete Second Season Elsa & Fred Kelly & Cal Last Weekend Reach Me Shameless: The Complete Fourth Season

Flick Nation Interview: David Oyelowo (Selma)

Posted by flicknation on December - 26 - 2014

Steve Wagner interviews actor David Oyelowo about his powerful turn as Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, depicting the icon as a man, the ironic connection between Selma and Spielberg’s Lincoln, and how the recent events in Ferguson are a sobering echo of the past.

Flick Nation: At the Movies – Christmas Edition

Posted by flicknation on December - 23 - 2014

The Interview makes a surprise appearance, Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp go Into the Woods, Selma makes a bid for Oscar history, and the SFFCC’s choice for best film of the year is now available.  

Steve Wagner’s Top Ten Films of 2014

Posted by flicknation on December - 22 - 2014

by Steve Wagner Before we gaze into the crystal ball of films-recently-past and honor the best of 2014, I want to admit that one of the best times I had at the movies all year was watching It’s a Wonderful Life on television the other night. It had been at least 20 years since I  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 12/19/14

Posted by flicknation on December - 18 - 2014

The Hobbit calls it a (very long) day, A Night at the Museum bids farewell to Robin Williams, and it’s a hard-knock life for remakes of beloved musicals.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 12/16/14

Posted by flicknation on December - 15 - 2014

SNL’s Tine Fey, Kristin Wiig and Bill Hader get serious, Emma Stone and Colin Firth’s sleight-of-hand is sleight of heart, and the Bluth family returns! Hosted by Dennis Willis. ALSO IN STORES: The Americans: The Complete Second Season At the Devil’s Door Cam2Cam The Devil’s Hand Extant: The First Season Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation; At the Movies – 12/12/14

Posted by flicknation on December - 12 - 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch defies an impossible code, Chris Rock defies our expectations, and Moses defies our patience.  

Flick Nation Interview: Jeff Preiss (Low Down)

Posted by flicknation on December - 12 - 2014

Steve Wagner interviews director Jeff Preiss about Low Down, a musical biopic about jazz pianist Joe Albany (John Hawkes) through the perspective of his daughter (Elle Fanning).

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 12/09/14

Posted by flicknation on December - 7 - 2014

The year’s biggest hit comes home, plus crowd-pleasers with Helen Mirren and dolphins. Hosted by Dennis Willis. ALSO IN STORES: As Above, So Below Cantinflas A Charlie Brown Christmas The Congress Dawn of the Planet of the Apes The Hero of Color City Justified: The Complete Fifth Season Kite Mr. Smith Goes To Washington The  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 12/05/14

Posted by flicknation on December - 4 - 2014

It’s Award Season catch-up time! this weekend, Reese Witherspoon gets Wild, and if you haven’t seen the brilliant Birdman or the challenging Foxcatcher, what are you waiting for?  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 12/02/14

Posted by flicknation on November - 30 - 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a rare, thoughtful sequel, Sylvester Stallone tries to fix The Expendables 3, and one of Robin Williams’ final films arrives. Hosted by Dennis Willis. ALSO IN STORES: Beyond the Edge The Giver The November Man Stretch Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas War Story What If

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 11/21/14

Posted by flicknation on November - 20 - 2014

Jennifer Lawrence stars in the much-anticipated Hunger Games sequel Mockingjay Part 1, and Foxcatcher boasts three of 2014′s best performances: Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, and Channing Tatum.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 11/18/14

Posted by flicknation on November - 17 - 2014

Teen tears, sequels 22 Jump Street and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and – gasp! – more Frozen. Hosted by Dennis Willis. ALSO IN STORES: And So It Goes Automata If I Stay Into the Storm Ragnarok Reclaim The Wind Rises

Flick Nation Interview: Jon Stewart and Maziar Bahari (Rosewater)

Posted by flicknation on November - 13 - 2014

Steve Wagner interviews Jon Stewart (The Daily Show) and Maziar Bahari about Rosewater, Stewart’s directorial debut, based on Iranian-Canadian journalist Bahari’s first-hand account of his own detention and brutal interrogation by Iranian forces.