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2012 Roundup: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:52

2012 Roundup: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:52

The future is a bottomless well, its mysteries yet to be revealed. The past is the road that stretches behind us, a strange and twisted route littered with ghosts, demons, hobbits, hostile aliens, Dark Knights, the gods of myth, and far too many teenagers lugging amateur camcorders. 2012 is over, a year that, as with [...]

Monsters Inc. 3D: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:51

Monsters Inc. 3D: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:51

And a happy holiday to you all! And once you’re done unwrapping the gifts and singing the carols and observing whatever expressions of faith you feel are appropriate for the time (if any), you may want to reinforce the communal feeling with a visit to the cinema for something the whole family can enjoy. In [...]

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:50

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:50

The journey will be long, the challenges daunting, the popcorn very likely stale. But that doesn’t matter now — the grand epic that is the three-part, film adaptation of THE HOBBIT is upon us with the release of the first installment: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY. Having braved the onslaught of orcs, goblins, and restless eight-year-0lds, beabetterbooktalker.com’s [...]

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - film review

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – film review

If you are a fan of Peter Jackson’s LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy, good fortune has smiled upon you this weekend, because THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY contains more of what you enjoyed before – much, much more. In fact, there is so much LORD OF THE RINGS that there is barely any room for [...]

Donnie Yen on DRAGON: Martial Arts Fantasy Interview Podcast

Donnie Yen on DRAGON: Martial Arts Fantasy Interview Podcast

Some people’s pasts come back to haunt them; some come back to kill them. In Peter Ho-Sun Chan’s martial arts film, DRAGON, Donnie Yen plays a loving husband living with his wife and child in a small, Chinese village at the beginning of the twentieth century. But when he seemingly inadvertently [...]

Star Trek Into Darkness Extended Preview Playing at IMAX Theaters

Star Trek Into Darkness Extended Preview Playing at IMAX Theaters

If you’re going to see THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY at an IMAX theater this weekend, you’re a lucky person! You get to spend $6.95 on a medium soda! Also, you’ll likely be seeing the first 9 minutes of STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, J.J. Abrams curiously titled follow up to his highly praised franchise reboot. [...]

THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:49

THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:49

Next week sees the last, major genre film debut of the year with the release of THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY in glorious 3D and an innovative high frame-rate (HFR) projection system (advance word: bring Dramamine). The film marks the beginning of a new film franchise based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic tales of Middle Earth, [...]

Ben Browder on BAD KIDS GO TO HELL: Horror Interview Podcast

Ben Browder on BAD KIDS GO TO HELL: Horror Interview Podcast

In such series as FARSCAPE and STARGATE SG-1, Ben Browder traveled to distant universes filled with strange and fascinating creatures. But in all their adventures, neither FARSCAPE’s John Crichton nor SG-1′s Cameron Mitchell ever had to contend with an environment as daunting as high school, or a life form as enigmatic [...]

'STAR TREK: Into Darkness' trailer

‘STAR TREK: Into Darkness’ trailer

Japanese “Announcement” Trailer with Extra footage, plus Advance poster and synopsis. POSSILE SPOILERS

THE COLLECTION, SILENT NIGHT & Holiday Horror Roundup: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:48

THE COLLECTION, SILENT NIGHT & Holiday Horror Roundup: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 3:48

It’s a funny ol’ thing: Guess the studios figured that after the tension of all those family reunions last week, audiences would need to vent some of that sublimated hostility. So this week, depending on where you live, you could spend time with a sadistic murderer with a penchant for elaborate death traps in THE [...]