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Not an Easy Piece of 'Cake': Jennifer Aniston Is Pain Personified in This Attention-Grabbing Movie

Not an Easy Piece of 'Cake': Jennifer Aniston Is Pain Personified in This Attention-Grabbing Movie

Thursday, January 29, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

Jennifer Aniston personifies emotional and physical pain in Cake . She does such a great job of looking and sounding miserable that it wouldn’t be surprising to hear that crew members were driving nails into her feet out of the camera’s view during takes.

Aniston plays a woman named Claire, and the rea...

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True TV: 'Key and Peele' and 'The Blacklist' Play With the Super Bowl

True TV: 'Key and Peele' and 'The Blacklist' Play With the Super Bowl

Wednesday, January 28, 2015  |  Bill Frost

Duff Till Dawn (Thursday, Jan. 29, Food Network), series debut: In the four years since greatest food-related reality show ever, Ace of Cakes , shut down production, Charm City Cakes boss— not a damned Cake Boss, OK?—Duff Goldman has starred in several short-lived Food Network series, none of which have ...

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Home Video Review: 'R100' Is a Bizarre—and Funny—Cult Creation

Home Video Review: 'R100' Is a Bizarre—and Funny—Cult Creation

Tuesday, January 27, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes R100 , an oddball creation from director and co-writer Hitoshi Matsumoto.

Seemingly mild-mannered Takafumi (Nao Ômori) has a humdrum life as a furniture salesman. His wife is in a coma; her dad is living with him and his son. He needs to feel alive ag...

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The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Jan. 25, 2015

The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Jan. 25, 2015

Monday, January 26, 2015  |  Staff

1. Lucy* (Universal)

2. A Walk Among the Tombstones* (Universal)

3. Gone Girl* (20th Century Fox)

4. Annabelle* (Warner Bros.)

5. The Boxtrolls* (Universal)

6. The Equalizer (Sony)

7. The Drop* (20th Century Fox)

8. No Good Deed (Sony)

9. Left Behind (Entertainment One)

10 The Maze Runner (20th Century Fox)

* Available for renta...

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Coming Attractions: A Look Ahead at the Next 11 Months of Movies

Coming Attractions: A Look Ahead at the Next 11 Months of Movies

Friday, January 23, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

The year is loaded with intriguing movie releases! Here, we have listed but a small sampling. Keep in mind that all dates are subject to change, and the only thing that really matters is there is a new Star Wars movie coming out in December.

Well, actually, the fact that new Twin Peaks , Wet Hot America...

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Hack Job: Chris Hemsworth May Be Dreamy, but His 'Blackhat' Is a Big Bore

Hack Job: Chris Hemsworth May Be Dreamy, but His 'Blackhat' Is a Big Bore

Thursday, January 22, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

Turns out Chris Hemsworth isn’t all that interesting when you take away his hammer, strip off his cape and disguise that bitchin’ Australian accent.

He’s actually quite dull. At least he is in Blackhat , an atrocious cyberspace thriller from normally reliable director Michael Mann ( Heat , Public Enemies )...

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