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Understanding Cinema’s Obsession With Casinos

Iconic film characters like James Bond and legendary directors such as Martin Scorsese have using these gambling establishments as backdrops for their adventures in the past, and as long as the roulette wheels keep spinning, we can expect to see plenty more casino movies in the future.

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On the DVD Shelf with Eric: ‘Wizard of Oz’

As a DVD collector who has been at this for some time I thought it would be nice to help others who want to get into the hobby or just want some help. I research my DVDs before I buy and in fact it’s EXTREMELY rare for me to buy a movie I haven’t already seen. I don’t want to be stuck with a film I end up not liking. As it happens I got a hold of two different versions of “The Wizard of Oz” on DVD and the differences are quite interesting. Hopefully after reading this, you’ll know which one you want to own. So let’s get started.

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‘Rampage’ Film Adaptation Begins Filming Starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

As the next video game to get the film adaptation treatment, “Rampage” has officially begun filming. While the game itself fell more into the realm of humor, the premise for the film adaptation leads us to believe this movie will have a more serious tone. With a laundry list of high profile cast members alongside Dwayne Johnson, this film may not be as bad as some would speculate.

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer Premieres With An Epic Poster

It’s what we all have been waiting for and now the wait is over. In honor of the Star Wars Celebration, the trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” arrives and definitely does not disappoint. Including most of the characters we know from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the trailer gives us just a tidbit of what to expect following the events from the previous film.

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ First Teaser Trailer Pumps Excitement With Led Zepplin Theme Music

As the third film in the franchise, “Thor: Ragnarok” seems to be taking a more vibrant direction based on the first teaser trailer. In what seems to be a flashback driven story, the trailer starts with a question of “How did this happen?” After seeing Thor bound in chains, we quickly see Hela crushing Thor’s hammer Mjolnir followed by the incineration of Asgard. The addition of Thor’s capture and forced participation in a gladiator style battle with the Hulk makes this film look like a solid, action-packed success for Marvel.

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Gordon McAlpin’s Multiplex Comic Strip Ends After 12 Years

Audiences famously experienced this with “Logan” ending Hugh Jackman’s run as Wolverine in theaters this past month. But while that movie received a proper amount of acclaim, there’s another film related project quietly nearing its conclusion. Gordon McAlpin’s Webcomic Multiplex will end a successful 12 year run with the publication of its final strip on April 10th (today).

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Top 4 High Stakes Gambling Movies

Gambling is a very controversial topic, and so are the movies that promote it. But if you are a 21st century gambler who understands that gambling is all about winning and losing (depending on your strategy), you’ll want to familiarize yourself with everything related to gambling, including movies whose themes are based on casinos. So if you have always wanted to play slot games at a secure online casino, getting a hang of it through the following movies would give you a clue on where the world is headed.

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Review: ‘Going In Style’ Infuses Exquisite Actors With Mediocre Comedy

With rising bills and the loss of their pensions, “Going in Style” tells the story of three elderly people ready to risk it all. Reasoning that they are at the tail end of their lives with nothing to lose, they decide it’s worth the risk to alleviate their debt by robbing a bank. As they begin to plan for this heist, they find that this task is a lot more difficult due to their age.

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