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Wayward Pines – Good Weird Fun!

Wayward Pines - Cast - Frank Ockenfels

While on assignment to find two fellow Secret Service agents who have gone missing, Special Agent Ethan Burke wakes up in a forest of pine trees. He stumbles into the lovely town of Wayward Pines shortly thereafter. Then things go terribly awry.

From the Lost-ian opening shot to the Twin Peaks-like mountain town to echoes of The Prisoner’s prison, The Village, Wayward Pines has fun playing off expectations in unexpected ways – wearing its influences on its sleeve – but only on its sleeve.

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Secret Identity Trailer: Jem and the Holograms!

Jem & The Holograms

Who would have thought that a live-action movie adaptation of an eighties cartoon would be about the search for one’s real identity – and the way no one is exactly what they seem to be?

Plus, rock & roll! So there’s that. Check out the new trailer after the jump. Jem and the Holograms opens on October 23rd.

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MOVIE REVIEW: TRIBECA: Metropia – Swedish Animated Dystopic Film’s Look is Stunning!

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Metropia is a stranger film than the average dystopia. With a visual design that would be appropriate for 1984 and its depiction of a Europe connected by a vast subway complex called The Metro and a plot that includes a biological mind control device disseminated by shampoo, Metropia is definitely a unique experience.

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