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83’rd Oscar Predictions

February 27, 2011

From the psychosexual tension of Black Swan to the mind bending panache of Inception, 2010 was fraught with new takes on some old concepts. Tomorrow night the gold statuettes at the 83’rd Academy Awards will be handed out and the winners and losers of millions of office pools around the country will be determined. Throwing […]

2010 Oscar Nominations List

February 2, 2010

At 8:30AM this morning the list of nominees for the 82nd Oscars were revealed. Leading at the front of the pack is mega blockbuster Avatar with 9 nominations, followed closely by Quentin Tarantino’s magnificent film Inglorious Basterds with 8. The Hurt Locker, District 9 and Up were also best picture noms with a surprise twist added […]

2009: The Best of the Year

December 31, 2009

2009 marks the end of a decade filled with a cultural shift in terms of music, film and technology. Like other best of lists, this one compiles what TMC feels are the best releases in every category. Picks are selected on craftsmanship, ability and the potential they have to stand the test of time. All […]

Woman Says She’ll Download Movie, Miramax Gives Her a Ticket

April 13, 2009

This almost sounds like a trap. since when does a movie studio give you a free ticket to see a movie you complained about not finding on a torrent? That was the case for a Twitterer by the name of omgamandaa who wanted to find a cam for the newly released “Adventureland” to no avail. […]

Upcoming “Wolverine” Leaked, FBI On It

April 1, 2009

X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which isn’t set to be released into theaters until May 1’st, was leaked today onto torrent sites. It’s not unusual for a timestamped, cammed or otherwise shoddy picture quality version of a film to be uploaded a week or two from release, the problem is that Wolverine is a workprint and its […]

You Aren’t Watching the Watchmen

March 29, 2009

This weekends box office totals are in (March 27’th-29’th) and the $150 mil big budget adaptation of Alan Moore’s graphic novel is not doing so hot. In its 4’th week out the grand total is only $163,927,282 worldwide. Doesn’t appear to be making that money back anytime soon. Then again, it was a niche movie. […]

Why Blu-ray is Better Than DVD

March 27, 2009

To most people, a disc to a disc upgrade is nowhere near the jump that going from tapes to DVD’s was. Even more confusing to consumers is what actually differentiates DVD from this new Hi-Def format. For all of those who hate “tech jargon” explanations, here’s one for anybody and everybody as to why BD […]

81’st Oscars, Winner Picks

February 21, 2009

Written By: Kyle Bulai The 81’st Academy Awards are but one day away. After watching all of the films nominated and thinking over all of these, I’m making a list that is divided into two choices. The first is who I think will win the Oscar, the other is who I want to win. It […]

“The Wrestler” Review

January 8, 2009

Visionary writer/director Darren Aronofsky’s follow-up to the confusing mess that was “The Fountain” is, on paper, a rather straightforward simplistic story of a broken down man trying to deal with the realities of his trade. But beyond the surface lies a film enriched with spirit and heartbreak. Mickey Rourke, (in what is sure to be […]