Watch: Ten clips from The Purple Rose of Cairo


“Heaven, I’m in Heaven…”

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Box office: Rogue One is now the #2 movie of 2016 in North America (but only the #9 movie worldwide — so far)


Rogue One ruled the box office for a third straight week as 2016 came to an end.

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2017 Film Journal

As per my 2016 Journal, videos and DVDs are in italics. Films I saw for the first time have an asterisk (*) next to them. Not counting extras and promo items.


Jan 1 — The Other Half [2016] *
Jan 3 — Unless [2016] *
Jan 4 — Aim for the Roses *
Jan 4 — Koneline: Our Land Beautiful *
Jan 4 — Silence [2016]
Jan 7 — Monster Trucks *
Jan 11 — A Dog’s Purpose *
Jan 16 — The Resurrection of Gavin Stone *

Watch: New clips and a featurette for Scorsese’s Silence


Nearly three decades in the making, Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of Silence is finally playing in a few American theatres, and it will expand to the rest of the continent over the next two weeks. To pique the interest of prospective moviegoers, Paramount has released a new featurette on Scorsese’s “passion” for the project, as well as a few clips.

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The top ten posts at FilmChat in 2016


Happy New Year!

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Same Kind of Different as Me release date postponed again


Just a quick update regarding the release of an upcoming “faith-based” film.

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