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This week on home video, we've got a blockbuster action sequel, another dystopian young adult novel adaptation, and a would-be first installment in a spy franchise starring Pierce Brosnan (no, not that franchise). Then, we've got a few smaller films, including a rom-com with Daniel Radcliffe and a couple of holiday comedies, as well as two choices from the Criterion Collection. Read on for details.
This week in TV news, mega-movie stars Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon shop their limited-run TV series, Orphan Black adds cast to season three, Hulu plays out Selfie and Manhattan Love Story, and HBO preps its authorized Kurt Cobain documentary!
Matt Atchity, Sarah Ricard, and Ryan Fujitani of Rotten Tomatoes discuss 'Main Justice," the third episode in HBO's third season of The Newsroom. Hear Team Tomato's thoughts on Charlie's bluff, Will's motivation, Pruit's personality, and Jim and Hallie's situation. As always, plenty of spoilers so don't listen if you haven't already watched!
The Film Independent Spirit awards announced its nominees for 2014, setting the table for at least a handful of films that will likely receive multiple awards leading up to the Oscars. Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman leads the pack with six nominations, including Best Feature, Best Director, and Best Male Lead -- none of which is too surprising -- while Richard Linklater's decade-spanning Boyhood, Dan Gilroy's dark, Jake Gyllenhaal-powered thriller Nightcrawler, and Ava DuVernay's Martin Luther King Jr. biopic Selma each received five nominations of their own. The Indie Spirit Awards will be celebrating its 30th anniversary when it broadcasts on IFC in February. See below for the full list of nominees.
Poor Thanksgiving. All sad and sandwiched in between Halloween and Christmas. But there is turkey-themed entertainment out there -- the good, the bad, the weird, the sad. And you should watch it. In the following order...