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Articles By: Joey Magidson

A graduate of Stony Brook University (where he studied Cinema and Cultural Studies), resides in Brooklyn, New York. He contributes to several other film-related websites and is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

“Nomadland” Takes The Top Prize At The Venice Film Festival

The first major award of 2020, and in particular, the 2020 fall film festival season, has now been given out. The Venice Film Festival announced their prize winners, with the top prize, known as the Golden Lion, going to Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland. This cements the movie as an early player,[...]

“The Social Dilemma” Presents Interesting Questions In A Puzzling Manner

It’s no secret that social media has left an indelible mark on the world. Whether it’s more of a positive or a negative mark depends on who you are and how you view its impact. The new documentary, The Social Dilemma, certainly is of the opinion that it’s doing major[...]

Films To Look Forward To At The 2020 New York Film Festival

The 58th New York Film Festival is right around the corner. Early next week, the virtual press screenings begin, while the fest officially starts up on September 17th (running from then all the way until October 11th). Obviously, the festival is a lot different than in years past, what with[...]

“Wonder Woman 1984” Delays Its Release Date Once Again

Princess Diana can’t catch a break. Even after thrilling folks with a new Trailer recently during the DC Fandome, Wonder Woman 1984 is still moving back on the movie release calendar. With Warner Bros. still figuring out how to get Tenet to the masses, there just isn’t room for multiple[...]

A Teaser Trailer Wandered On To Our Screens This Week For “Nomadland”

Sometimes, a Trailer doesn’t have to do much. If it only gives you a taste of what’s to come…well, it’s a Teaser Trailer, but it’s also whetting your appetite. Earlier in the week, we got just such a Teaser, and it’s for a major Academy Award contender in Nomadland coming[...]

The Academy Is Adding Diversity Requirements For Best Picture Contenders!

Wow. Some big news about the future of how the Academy Awards are going to determine eligibility came through on Tuesday night. In short, Oscar is finally trying to make a more concerted effort to reflect the world that films come from. To that end, movies will have to meet[...]

“Dune” Reveals Itself With An Epic Trailer

Despite the presence of an A-list cast and crew, yours truly has been skeptical about Dune for a while, both in terms of its awards possibilities, as well as just its overall chance of success. The novel is a hard one to adapt, the David Lynch film version we got[...]

Trailer Drops For The Remake Of “Rebecca”

Leave it to an audacious filmmaker like Ben Wheatley to put forth a new adaptation of the novel Rebecca here in 2020. Obviously, the most famous adaptation is the Alfred Hitchcock version from 1940, which might have intimidated many a storyteller. Not Wheatley, who has his version coming to Netflix[...]

“Nail In The Coffin: The Fall And Rise Of Vampiro” Follows The Redemption Of A Potentially Tragic Figure

Pro wrestlers often lead tragic lives. That’s just sort of baked into the cake of professional wrestling. The athletes live hard, indulge often times in various substances, and simply don’t have a particularly long life expectancy. Those who live to be old men and women are in the minority. Even[...]

“Tenet” Is Poised To Open To Over $20 Million This Weekend At The Domestic Box Office

We’re still nowhere near the point where a dedicated box office column on a Sunday makes sense. However, with Tenet now in U.S. theaters (where allowed), coming on the heels of The New Mutants opening in August, there’s at least some box office news worth discussing. All eyes, in terms[...]