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The Best Family Movies On Netflix Right Now

Netflix movies the whole family can enjoy.

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12 Great Movies Coming To Netflix In March 2020

March has some pretty fantastic Netflix titles to choose from.

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The 10 Best Martin Scorsese Movies, Ranked

The acclaimed director has had a career of great films, but these are his best.

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9 Awesome Movies You Need To Watch Before They Leave Netflix In November

If you're not a fan of football and/or just like to binge movies, you'll have more than enough to binge throughout this last weekend of the month, even if you purely stuck to the following line-up of films.

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15 Awesome Movies You Need To Watch Before They Leave Netflix In July

It's time to look through your queues and see if any of these big-ticket movies are about to leave before you've had a chance to see them.

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Paddington & 10 More Children's Movies That Are Even Better For Adults

Kids movies can be rough to sit through as an adult. For these eleven movies though, there's enough interesting elements for adults to be locked in as well.

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Read All About Your 2012 Oscar Winners

As I’m sure you are aware, the Academy Awards were held tonight and some of the best movies of 2011 were awarded Oscars for their achievements. But the timespan between January 1st and December 31st is a long there are new movies being released every single weekend. As a result, there’s a good chance that a) you might not have seen every title that won an award tonight and/or b) you might have missed our coverage of said title. Well, you’re in luck.

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Predicting The 2012 Oscar Winners: Original Score, Original Song, Costumes And More

Today brings us round two, still full of technical prizes, but with some standout categories like Best Original Score and Best Original Song, as well as a few hotly contested spots, where it's basically Academy favorites Hugo and The Artist duking it out to see who's prettier

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For Your Consideration: As A True Love Letter To Cinema, Hugo Should Be King

While James Cameron may be the most prominent name when it comes to 3D filmmaking today, with Hugo it was Martin Scorsese who truly explored the potential of the new technology, but more importantly used it to make a statement about the art. By filming The Artist in the classic non-widescreen ratio and without color, Hazanavicius made homage to what things used to be like and it’s a nice gimmick, but, conversely, Scorsese actually used 3D...

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Scorsese's Hugo Hits DVD February 28th

Martin Scorsese's fantastical Hugo may still not have made back its budget yet ($170 million according to IMDb; it's grossed $75.6 million worldwide so far), but it's definitely earned some fans in Hollywood. It's landed 11 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director alongside unsurprising nods in categories like Visual Effects and Costume Design. Unfortunately, if you were hoping to watch it before the Academy Awards air, you'll have to try to find a theater still playing it, because Hugo won't arrive on Blu-ray and DVD until February 28th.

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Josh's Top 10 Movies Of 2011

A decade spent working as a professional film critic has brought me here, to my tenth annual obligatory best of the year list. What you're getting here is a list of the 2011 movies which I think were the best. This list has the soul of a hero.

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Harrison Ford, Abigail Breslin Confirmed For Gavin Hood's Ender's Game

Production on Ender’s Game begins early next year in New Orleans. Do you think Ford’s the right choice to play Graff alongside Butterfield? Or, after Cowboys & Aliens, are you wondering if Ford should give the sci-fi genre a rest for the time being? Graff sounds like the kind of gruff, superior character Ford’s capable of playing in his sleep.

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Drive, The Artist And Hugo Lead Critics Choice Award Nominees

The BFCAs cover all the categories done by the Oscars-- yes, including Best Sound-- and then add a few of their own to the end, so instead of going through each category individually it seems easier to simply look for surprises. They nominated six people in each acting category-- all the better to predict the Oscars with, my dear

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Martin Scorsese's Hugo Named Best Film By National Board Of Review

The National Board of Review is the next awards giving body to step into the breach, and they've done so with a big surprise, naming Martin Scorsese's Hugo the Best Film of 2011. The NBR, traditionally the first group to announce their awards for the year, comes on the heels of New York Film Critics Circle, which named The Artist Best Picture on Tuesday

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Martin Scorsese Reportedly Working On A British Cinema Documentary

In a lengthy feature on Michael Henry Wilson’s new book Scorsese On Scorsese, The Independent UK reports that the Oscar-winning director is collaborating with Wilson on a “new doc about British cinema.” It’s one of those news nuggets that dropped in the middle of an introductory paragraph, and never mentioned again.

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Hugo Producer Graham King On 3D And Johnny Depp's Attempted Cameo

Over the Thanksgiving holiday Martin Scorsese's Hugo opened on significantly fewer screens than the other big releases, but managed to do quite nicely for itself anyway-- $11.3 million from just over 1100 screens is nothing to scoff at, especially when you've made a children's film that's also a love letter to old movies

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Weekend Box Office: Vampires Wolf Down Thanksgiving Leftovers

There was a lot for audiences to be thankful for this weekend, but there were only two movies that had anything to celebrate Breaking Dawn kept its sparkly fangs sunk into the number one spot for a seond weekend, pulling down an additional 42 million for a grand total of $221 million in US sales to date. That's about $10 million less than second entry New Moon and $15 million third in the series, Eclipse.

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Scorsese's Hugo Jumps 40% In Thanksgiving Day Box Office

Of course, $14 million is still a fraction of what Hugo cost, and the movie will need to play strong throughout the holidays to even begin making its money back. But as a labor of love for Scorsese, and the most brilliantly rendered 3D seen since Avatar, Hugo is winning some ecstatic critical reviews and the kind of overall affection that tends to keep films buoyed for a long time

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Operation Kino Podcast #38: The Muppets And Hugo Reviewed

This week on Operation Kino we're getting right down to business: there are a ton of movies coming to theaters this weekend, and in particular two kid-friendly movies that are both worth your time (actually there are 3, but we didn't review Arthur Christmas this time). Absent David, who was lost in the throes of filmmaker at the time, the rest of the crew reviews The Muppets and Hugo

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To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right Hugo Ticket

With one of cinema's great living masters, Martin Scorsese, using the 3D format for the first time, Hugo promises to be another leap forward for the format-- it's no coincidence that James Cameron has been publicly championing it. But is the 3D in Hugo enough to just please the 3D geeks, or actually be worth your extra ticket dollars? Find out below in our latest installment of To 3D or Not To 3D

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