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Gone Girl is Oscar-worthy

Gone Girl is Oscar-worthy

Have you ever wondered if sharing a bed with your significant other could lead to a quarrel and then to a murder case? It's not completely impossible. And it's the idea behind the best-selling mystery novel turned box office success, Gone Girl, which examines that fear under the razor sharp direction of acclaimed director David Fincher.

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Dracula Untold is a superhero makeover

Dracula Untold is a superhero makeover

Dracula Untold, Universal's latest attempt to reboot its Universal Monsters franchise, is a curious beastie in that it's essentially an origin story in the style of the Marvel Studios films that have proven box office dynamite over the last few years. The result, while entertaining and mostly competent, is a mixed blessing as such.

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Skeleton Twins breaks molds

Skeleton Twins breaks molds

Former Saturday Night Live performers Kristen Wigg and Bill Hader's reputations in films have managed to stay tolerable. Sure, most of them have been profitable films, but they fail to leave any sort of lasting impression that makes them stand out from their predecessors.

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It takes more than one idea to impress with Tusk

It takes more than one idea to impress with Tusk

It's a common occurrence to dream or think of most bizarre imagery. Most of them are forgotten in the next moment, but the ones that manage to survive can form the basis for works of art. In terms of the motion picture, many are based around one particular idea, such as James Cameron turning a fever dream into The Terminator.

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A Maze worth running

A Maze worth running

The Maze Runner marks the latest young adult genre novel adapted to film, the first book in a series (naturally) by James Dashner. While the film has its issues — including an inexplicable, impossible twist at the end — it is, for the most part, a quality effort by director Wes Ball and crew.

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Tallgrass names gala films

Tallgrass names gala films

The Tallgrass Film Festival has announced its feature film selections for the gala and spotlight screenings — these are seven films that are not part of the festival's annual awards.

For the first time, the film for the Stubbornly Independent Gala was selected by a jury of entertainment industry professionals.

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