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A Whole New World

The first trailer for the Netflix acquisition The Discovery is here. Director Charlie McDowell’s film stars Jason Segal as a son visiting his father (Robert Redford) who just so happens to have proven the afterlife, resulting in mass suicides. The Discovery premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where I had the chance to see…

Too Big for its Britches

The Program (2015). D: Stephen Frears. DP: Danny Cohen. W: John Hodge (Based on David Walsh’s book Seven Deadly Sins and My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong) Starring: Ben Foster/Chris O’Dowd/Jesse Plemmons/Dustin Hoffman/Guillaume Canet/Lee Pace/Elaine Cassidy/Laura Donnelly. Oh the biopic. As I mentioned in my review of Straight Outta Compton the biopic has a tempestuous history…