Movies

‘Amiss’ far surpasses its limits

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It would be easy for the elements of 'Amiss' to slip into a derivative crime drama, but instead the film crafts a mystery where overlapping narratives deepen character and widen the scope of an intimate story. This is a very assured piece of filmmaking from a pair of first-time feature directors without the eagerness or mimicry common to other debut films.

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5 reasons Max von Sydow will rock it in Star Wars VII

We don't yet know what kind of character Max von Sydow is going to play, but it would be a waste if he doesn't play either a Jedi or a Sith. That might not work out plot-wise, but von Sydow really would be excellent as some wise, elderly emissary of the Force and here are five pieces of evidence to support this.

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It’s a heart-warming trailer, Charlie Brown

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Before Marvel, before DC, before any comic books period, my love affair with sequential art began with cartoon strips as a little boy. And the first strip that really got me hooked was Peanuts. This is why it warms my heart to see this first trailer for the upcoming CG-animated Peanuts movie.

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