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Short film "Listen" Star, Jessica Graham.

A Dinner and Damage: Trapped in Safe Places

I read an article recently in Thought Catalog and a quote. “Damaged people, damaged people.” Or… they use them or subtly abuse them, or yes, beat them. Jessica’s direction focuses on the silence (ironically) and the blur of time passing with an abusive partner. Do people allow abuse because they see their significant other’s damage and love them enough to […]

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Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Courtesy Bona Pictures, HeyDay Pictures and Sony Entertainment.

Once Again QT Breaks Better History

Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Courtesy Bona Pictures, HeyDay Pictures and Sony Entertainment. Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Courtesy Bona Pictures, HeyDay Pictures and Sony Entertainment.     @FilmDitz Every generation viewer should be warned that: This is not a trip into your father’s Hollywood, but QT trip to what was arguably the golden age of Hollywood’s production […]

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Way Back Wednesday~ Billy Bob Thornton

Way Back Wednesday~ Billy Bob Thornton

We go way back to ’09 when we spoke with Billy Bob Thornton about BBQ, Sushi, and Music. Billy Bob Thornton speaks with us at the Texas Film Awards about his Austin favorites and bands with ‘Brothers” in their name.

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Spider-Man: Far From Home. Courtesy Columbia Pictures, and Marvel Studios.

A Vacation Story: By Peter Parker

Spider-Man: Far From Home Courtesy Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios 2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home. Courtesy Columbia Pictures, and Marvel Studios. @FilmDitz Nearly two decades comic book audiences have had Spider-Man on the big screens, yet out of this list of all the Marvel properties, Spider-Man is the one film that could get you kicked out of the Disney castle […]

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Greener Grass Courtesy Gulp Splash Productions and Vanishing Angle 2019

Splitting Personalities in Greener Grass

Greener Grass Courtesy Gulp Splash Productions and Vanishing Angle 2019 Absurdity captures attention— and Greener Grass jumps all over this. In a hyper-surreal world writers Jocelyn DeBoer, Dawn Luebbe, and director Paul Briganti place real? humans in a Sims setting. Insert here a brief synopsis of the story but for two days I’ve been trying to figure it out. As […]

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Jim Gaffigan and Marin Ireland in “Light From Light” Courtesy Sailor Bear, Ley Line Entertainment and Ten Acre Films. 2019

You Must Dim Your ‘Light From Light’ To See Properly

Jim Gaffigan and Marin Ireland in “Light From Light” Courtesy Sailor Bear, Ley Line Entertainment and Ten Acre Films. 2019 @FilmDitz A single mom and sometimes paranormal investigator is enlisted by the town’s priest to put help a local widower’s. The widower portrayed by, Jim Gaffigan (Being Frank, Chappaquiddick) fears that he is being haunted by the ghost of his […]

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Elizabeth Banks stars in Sony PIctures' BRIGHTBURN.

Review: ‘Brightburn’ Dives into a New Genre and Hits Bottom

Elizabeth Banks stars in Sony PIctures’ BRIGHTBURN. Courtesy of SONY Pictures. Brightburn is a special effects make-up artist’s paradise. I imagine the director walking in the story board room and requesting the vilest images to be brought to life. In David Yarovesky’s latest project since Guardians of the Galaxy, you might expect a supernatural, adventure-filled, horror film—and you would be […]

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Zachary Levi  as the Hero Shazam Courtesy Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment.

Review: The Only Way To Defeat Disney may be Sparkle Power

Zachary Levi as the Hero Shazam Courtesy Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment. @FilmDitz Zachery Levi spent obscure moments for years in the Marvel Universe as the bearded one… Fandral, one of Thor’s closest Asgardians.   But this super nerd may have found a home in the DC Universe, and they need him whether they know this or not? Zachery Levi has […]

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Review: Avengers Endgame Everything You Ever Wanted

Review: Avengers Endgame Everything You Ever Wanted

By Daniel R. Durrett @ FilmDitz ~Spoiler Free Review~ After Twenty-one feature films it all comes down to the Endgame. Avenger’s fans will get a masterful reprieve from their Infinity War depression in the purposeful and poetic character piece that is Endgame. Not enough can be said about the historic feat accomplished by Kevin Feige, Jon Favreau, and the Marvel […]

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From Catharsis to Renaissance  Dallas’ Own: Michael Cain

From Catharsis to Renaissance Dallas’ Own: Michael Cain

Alyson Powers speaks with Michael Cain at the EarthX headquarters. Michael Cain is the co-founder of EarthX Film and the president of the organization.  His background is in production, direction, and business.  Prior to EarthX Film Michael operated as CEO at AFI based in Southern California and also saw Deep Ellum Film Festival through to its success and its adaptation […]

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