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Altered States

In AMERICAN ULTRA, Jesse Eisenberg plays a perpetually-stoned government agent targeted for extermination. Here are ten other films with protagonists in, shall we say, "altered states." Check out the Video Detective blog to see the list!  ...

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17 August
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The Cold War on Film

In Guy Ritchie's THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., East and West are forced to work together during the height of the Cold War, a subject Hollywood has tackled in dramas, comedies, thrillers, and even sci-fi. Check out the Video Detective blog to see ten great examples of...

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10 August
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Boxing Day In July

The squared circle has been a subject for motion pictures as far back as the 1880s, when Eadweard Muybridge shot film of two men, fists raised, engaged in the art of boxing. Hollywood continues the tradition with the release of SOUTHPAW, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, the...

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27 July
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Spin-Offs!

Those lovable Minions from DESPICABLE ME have now gotten their own movie in which to wreak their havoc. Here’s a list of ten (okay, eleven!) films featuring characters spun off from other movies. Check it out on the Video Detective blog!...

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06 July
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