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Celebrate Mother’s Day with these Unusual Mothers in Ten Unconventional Films

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Here are ten movies to watch this Mother’s Day mostly involving madness, mayhem and murder. These flicks not only feature some kickass moms, but moms who are so wicked you’ll be glad they aren’t your mother!

Mother’s Day (2010): This remae of the 1980 film features sadistic members of a villainous family who return to their childhood home to terrorize the new home owners and their guests.

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Joy (2015) Film Review

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It didn’t bring me a whole lot of “Joy,” nor do I think it will bring Joy to the world.

Joy is the story of a family across four generations and the woman who rises to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. A story based on the true story of a struggling Long Island single mom, Joy Mangano, who became one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs by inventing the “miracle mop.”

Unfortunately, I didn’t jump for “joy” after watching this highly marketed film; it’s called Joy and opens on Christmas Day with some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

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Top 10 ‘Star Wars’ Parodies to Hold You Over Until ‘The Force Awakens’

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In less than six months, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
will arrive in theaters around the world, and there’s a good bet the event will
become-financially speaking anyway-the biggest in cinematic history. The title of “Box Office King” now belongs to Jurassic
World
, but frankly it’s hard to imagine the new Star Wars film not
becoming the highest grossing film in history this coming December.

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Der Samurai Film Available on Amazon June 9th

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A shape-shifting cross-dressing psychopath wielding a samurai sword cuts a bloody swath of carnage through a small German village in this surreal mix of violence, sexual desire and dark comedy that recalls early David Lynch. The only person to confront this decapitating murderer is an uptight young policeman whose pursuit soon becomes a deadly game of cat-and-mouse as an odd bond forms between the two men.

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Breakaway Daily Interview with Sephora Venites On Playing A Seductress in “Hedda Gabler”

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Sephora Venites brings life to Henrik Ibsens, Mademoiselle Diana.

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Sephora Venites is an brazilian born actress, who was trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, a traditional conservatory in the city of Los Angeles,CA. In Brazil, she worked with the acclaimed Iranian writer Nassim Soleimanpour, of ‘White Rabbit, Red Rabbit’ play, among many respected directors like the Argentinian Alejandro Catalán and the actor and writer Márcio Mehiel, to name a few.

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“Rufus” (2012) Film Review

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Sink your teeth into this vampire film.

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Rufus is the story of a lonely supernatural teenager who discovers what it means to be human. 

Written and directed by Dave Schultz, the movie is a character study of Rufus, played magnificently by English newcomer Rory J Saper. It focuses on the emotional side of living forever and only drinking blood and how how that lifestyle makes it difficult to establish normal relationships.

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Film Review: Get Locked Up In “OldBoy”

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Revenge is a dish served cold in both the Korean original & American remake of Oldboy.

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A man is kidnapped and held hostage for years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his punishment, only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment.

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Breakaway Daily Interview with Writer & Director Bidisha Chowdhury

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There is something wonderfully fearless about Bidisha Chowdhury who is an independent-minded film maker and who has forged a happy working relationship with film making. In 2010, Bidisha completed two short films each around 30 minutes long – Broken Mirror and Chimes Of Midnight. Her first film, Broken Mirror, set in early 1900’s India, is an authentic classic about a traditional, honorable, and well respected woman and the compromises she will have to make and the treacherous path she will have to cross to ensure the survival of her heirs. 

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Casting News: Anthony Ingruber to Play Young Version of Harrison Ford’s Character William in the Latest Blockbuster “The Age of Adaline”

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(Image credit: Anthony Ingruber’s twitter.)

Anthony Ingruber will star alongside legendary actor Harrison Ford (Star Wars) who plays the role of William in the epic romance drama “The Age of Adaline.” The film also stars Blake Lively (Gossip Girl) as Adaline and Ellen Burstyn (Requiem For A Dream) as Flemming.

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Film #105 of 2014: “Heatstroke”

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This film will make you look at Hyenas differently.

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On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist (particularly specializing in Hyenas) unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his teenage daughter.

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All the Right Reasons You Should Check Out “All The Wrong Reasons”

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Finding out who you really are is not easy, even when you wear a name tag all day long.

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The smart East Coast flick All The Wrong Reasons follows four co-workers at a big box department store who are all struggling to connect and come to terms with their lives. The film features strong performances by a talented Canadian ensemble cast including Cory Monteith, Karine Vanasse, Kevin Zegers, and Emily Hampshire. 

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Film Review: “Captivity” is an Intelligent Horror Film When You Look Closer

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Film 79 of 2014: Captivity (2007) image

A man (Daniel Gillies) and a woman (Elisha Cuthbert) awaken to find themselves captured in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them psychologically mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed.

The story of “Captivity” revolves around Jennifer Tree (Elisha Cuthbert), a naive  buxom blond supermodel-actress whose only true friend appears to be a fluffy white toy dog that she totes around everywhere she goes (including posh Soho nightclubs). 

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