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The Fifth Estate: Seeking “Truth” In The Digital Age

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The Fifth Estate (2013)

            A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization.

            The Fifth Estate runs along the same vein as The Social Network, about a real life computer wiz, only this time instead of Zuckerberg we have Julian Assange who created WikiLeaks. 

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            The Monster Within: “Hemlock Grove” TV Review

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            Why you should be watching Netflix’s hour-long horror series Hemlock Grove that is bloody, weird, and awesome! 

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            Hemlock Grove is one of my favorite shows and it has been renewed for a third and final season! It is a supernatural show that has elements in it you might be sick of (vampires, werewolves) but it uses them beautifully for further character development, interesting storytelling, and metaphorically. 

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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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            An In-Depth Review of “Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead” (2010) Documentary

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            When it comes to our food, the old saying “you are what you eat” actually makes perfect sense when you stop and think about it. Obviously if you eat a greasy bacon double cheeseburger you won’t turn into a giant burger, but as it’s classed as junk food, you will begin to look and feel like junk if you eat foods of that nature on a regular basis.

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            Music Industry Documentary “Artifact” Tells the Harsh Truths About the Modern Music Business

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            Artifact, the award-wining documentary film that rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars have worked on for over five years is finally out and available worldwide to own via iTunes.

            It tells a very personal story about the band fighting for their creative lives after being sued for 30 million dollars by their own record label.

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            “The Tomorrow People” Will Teleport You!

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            “The Tomorrow People” are generation of humans born with paranormal abilities, the next step in human evolution. Stephen Jameson is normal teenager until he begins hearing voices and teleporting in his sleep. This is now year ago, and Stephen is beginning to his sanity. One day he decides to listen to one of his voices in his head, which leads him to his first encounter with the Tomorrow People, John, Cara and Russell.

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            Film #108 of 2014: “Expecting Amish”

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            Starring: AJ Michalka, Jesse McCartney, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Alyson Stoner, Brian Krause.

            Expecting Amish” is the Lifetime drama about four Amish teenagers living in rural Pennsylvania.  When they are allowed to go to Los Angeles to experience RUMSPRINGA or rite of passage, Mary (Stoner), Isaac (Cameron Boyd, (“X-Men, Last Stand) and Sara (Aurelia Scheppers, “Snow Queen”) are excited to make the trip but Hannah (Michalka) is reluctant to leave her father (Krause), siblings and her intended, Samuel (Bilodeau).

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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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