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    He's My Brother She's My Sister - "Nobody Dances In This Town"

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012

    The group's latest release
  • The Rules of Attraction - Blu-ray Disc

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Nov 10, 2009

    Bret Easton Ellis' controversial novel about the sexual, emotional, and chemical interactions of a group of wealthy and amoral college students is brought to the screen in this adaptation from writer and director Roger Avery. Sean Bateman (James Van Der Beek) is a student at Camden College, a well-respected private school on the East Coast. Sean is attracted to Lauren Hynde (Shannyn Sossamon), a high minded and seemingly unapproachable coed, while Lauren is infatuated with Victor (Kip Pardue), a handsome but self-centered ladies' man. Lauren's empty-headed roommate, Lara (Jessica Biel), is also attracted to Victor, while he has no qualms about being involved with both. Lauren used to date affected snob Paul Denton (Ian Somerhalder), but Paul, a bisexual, currently lusts after Sean. Meanwhile, friendly campus drug dealer Rupert (Clifton Collins Jr.) finds a ready market for cocaine among his classmates; Sean, a steady customer, finds himself financially embarrassed and begins dealing drugs to help pay off his debts, while leading Paul on for his ready supply of marijuana. The Rules of Attraction also features Eric Stoltz as Mr. Lance Lawson, Faye Dunaway and Swoosie Kurtz as semi-concerned parents, and Fred Savage as one of Sean's customers. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide
  • A Time to Kill - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Nov 3, 2009

    Carl Lee Hailey (Samuel L. Jackson) takes the law into his own hands after the legal system fails to adequately punish the men who brutally raped and beat his daughter, leaving her for dead. Normally, a distraught father could count on some judicial sympathy in those circumstances. Unfortunately, Carl and his daughter are black, and the assailants are white, and all the events take place in the South. Indeed, so inflammatory is the situation, that the local KKK (led by Kiefer Sutherland) becomes popular again. When Hailey chooses novice lawyer Jake Brigance (Matthew McConaughey) to handle his defense, it begins to look like a certainty that Carl will hang, and Jake's career (and perhaps his life) will come to a premature end. Despite the efforts of the NAACP and local black leaders to persuade Carl to choose some of their high-powered legal help, he remains loyal to Jake, who had helped his brother with a legal problem before the story begins. Jake eventually takes this case seriously enough to seek help from his old law-school professor (Donald Sutherland). When death threats force his family to leave town, Jake even accepts the help of pushy young know-it-all lawyer Ellen Roark (Sandra Bullock). ~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide
  • Little Miss Sunshine - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009

    When a pudgy, bespectacled seven-year-old, Olive (Abigail Breslin), voices her desire to take home the coveted Little Miss Sunshine crown at an upcoming beauty pageant, her wildly dysfunctional family sets out on an interstate road trip to ensure her a clear shot at realizing her dreams in former music video directorial team Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris' quirky feature debut, starring Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, and Toni Collette. Despite early career success as an outspoken motivational speaker, family patriarch Richard (Kinnear) continues to cling to his "Refuse to Lose" philosophy, much to the chagrin of his increasingly annoyed spouse, Sheryl (Collette). Add into the mix a Nietzsche-reading teenage son (Paul Dano) who has taken a vow of silence until he finds his fate as a fighter pilot; a horny, heroin-happy grandfather (Alan Arkin) with a penchant for creative profanity; and a suicidal genius (Carell) and Proust scholar still reeling about losing both his male lover and his MacArthur Foundation genius grant -- and the stage is set for a road trip in which sanity is sure to take the back seat. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide
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    Greatest football movies of all time

    Type: Gallery | Date: Monday, Jan 27, 2014

    Football is, as George Carlin memorably put it, the most militaristic of all ...
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    'Breaking Bad,' Netflix hit it big with WGA nominations

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Dec 5, 2013

    By submitting 'Orange Is the New Black' as a comedy, Netflix got 5 nominations
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    Review: 'Parenthood' - 'Election Day'

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Nov 21, 2013

    The Bravermans go to the polls, Amber gets to sing and Julia visits Joel's office
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    Review: 'Frozen' is a classic Disney musical told on a grand and beautiful scale

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Nov 18, 2013

    So why isn't the studio selling the film they made?
  • Report: Simon Cowell is becoming a dad after getting his friend's wife pregnant

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013

    Report: Simon Cowell is becoming a dad after getting his friend's wife pregnantJoy Behar didn't cry while taping her final "View" in advance Watch Dan Aykroyd's epic "Late Night" entrance Larry David tells Jimmy Kimmel: I canceled on you 1 year ago because I killed on another talk show
  • John Oliver's 'Daily Show' debut ratings matches Jon Stewart

    Type: Post | Date: Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013

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