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July Contest Details

26d ago ... We're going to keep things rolling with spreading the wealth around here. Nothing fancy this month as we seek to reward all of our loyal members. *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** This month we're extending the love here and giving away prizes to the top 3 contributors of the month. 1st: $75 Amazon gift card 2nd: $50 Amazon gift card 3rd: $25 Amazon gift card *****COMMENT LOTTERY****...
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June Contest Winners

26d ago ... We have the winners in for last month. You can check them out below. *****CONTRIBUTOR***** 1st: Crazay (75) 2nd: RetrospectRealm (50) 3rd: Alxe (25) *****COMMENTS***** The Saint (50) aDDicteD (50) Soldierone (25) SilentNegotiator (25) Congratulations to all!
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FireTV on TechSpy

53d ago ... Here's something interesting for all you FilmWatchers. As FilmWatchers, we all love our movies and TV. As such, I'm sure most of us have some sort of streaming device/digital media player as one of our outlets to sate our hunger for TV and films. One such device that's popular right now is the recently released Fire TV from Amazon. Over on our sister site, Techspy, Syko has posted a couple o...
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June Contest Details

57d ago ... With the big summer movie season upon us, we're going to keep it simple this month and let all you movie lovers choose your own prizes to enjoy this movie season. As such, this month we'll be giving away a bunch of cash to all of our winners. *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** This month we're extending the love here and giving away prizes to the top 3 contributors of the month. 1st: $75 Ama...
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May Contest Winners

57d ago ... Congratulations to this month's winners! CONTRIBUTOR: 1st: Crazay 2nd: RetrospectRealm COMMENT LOTTERY: Grand Prize winner - Simon_Brezhnev Runners up: Alxe Porcelain Chicken aDDicteD Again, congrats to all and be sure to check out this month's contests for more chances to win cool prizes.

Cold in July Review

66d ago ... Cold in July is a new crime thriller from director Jim Mickle and stars Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, and Don Johnson. It's a dark and sometimes violent indie neo-noir movie, and it's pretty good. It's about a rather timid man named Richard (Hall) who shoots a burglar in his home in self defense, and, consequently, becomes stalked by the burglar's ex-convict father (Shepard) bent on revenge....

Enemy Review

67d ago ... Enemy, the new movie from Denis Villeneuve, director of last year's Prisoners, is mysterious, weird, menacing, and kind of fantastic. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, also the star of Prisoners, as a depressed, unfulfilled history professor who does not seem to do anything but give lectures and have a casual fling with Mary, played by Melanie Laurent. One night, he discovers he has a doppleganger...
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May Contest Details

87d ago ... Here we are in another month, which means another round of prizes. This month we're going to keep the special prizes going. Read on to find out what cool stuff we have in store for you this month. Hint: It may include some special memorabilia from the Godfather of Modern Comics. *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** 1st place: $75 Amazon gift card 2nd place: $50 Amazon gift card *****COMMENT...
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April Contest Winners

87d ago ... Congratulations to all of last month's winners! You can check out the list below. *****CONTRIBUTOR***** 1st: Crazay ($75 Amazon gift card) 2nd: Retrospect Realm ($50 Amazon gift card) *****COMMENTS***** Grand Prize: dota2champion (Captain America statue) Runners up ($25 Amazon gift card): alycakes StarWarsFan Congrats again to all of you.
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April Contest Details

118d ago ... Well I'm glad to say that April Fool's Day has come and gone and we didn't have to deal with an utter fiasco of prank stories on here. Gotta admit, I'm almost proud of how much more mature this community is than some. But enough with the pansy, feel-good stuff. That's not what y'all came here for, right? What you came here for is prizes. So let's get to it. We have a nice surprise for y'all...
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March Contest Winners

118d ago ... Congratulations to last month's winners, which you can find below. CONTRIBUTORS: Crazay ($75 Amazon gift card) RetrospectRealm ($50 Amazon gift card) COMMENTERS: Hergula ($50 Amazon gift card) LukeLAD ($50 Amazon gift card) CursedHero ($25 Amazon gift card) Defective Detective ($25 Amazon gift card) Soldierone ($25 Amazon gift card) Be sure to check this month's contests for mor...

Mirai Nikki Factual Review

126d ago ... Story Mirai Nikki is an anime that will creep you out in one way or another. The story is simple but gets surprisingly deep with tons of twists as well. The premise is that there’s 12 people who are selected by the god Deus to play a game, Deus is dying and must select someone to pass his powers of time and space onto someone, these 12 people must kill each other to become god. But here’s t...

The Two Sides of Reboots/Remakes

145d ago ... Introduction Okay! So first I’m going to give examples and then I’m going to explain at the end of both sides of the argument of reboots/remakes of movies and games. 2013 Tomb Raider The Tomb Raider reboot of 2013 is actually the second reboot of the franchise but is considered an entire retcon of the series since it’s a prequel and the title is just Tomb Raider. Anyway, the Tomb Raider...
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February Contest Winners

147d ago ... Well the results are in. Without further ado, you can check out the winners below. *****CONTRIBUTOR CONTEST***** 1st: Crazay 2nd: Retrospect Realm *****COMMENT LOTTERY***** 1st: Hergula 2nd: ------ 3rd: ironfist92 *****OSCAR PREDICTION***** And the big deal of the month...people did pretty darn well this year. We had several that correctly predicted 20+ of the 24 categories. In t...
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March Contest Details

148d ago ... Well awards season is over and we have our guide to the best movies from 2013. With so many award winners and nominees coming out on DVD (or having just recently come out on DVD), we're going to give people a chance to possibly catch up on some of those great movies they may have missed. Check below for this month's contest details. As for the winners for February's contests, I'll have those...
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Oscar Prediction Contest Week 3

156d ago ... With the Academy Awards just around the corner, here we are with the final round of categories to get your predictions in. PICTURE: American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Nebraska Philomena 12 Years a Slave The Wolf of Wall Street DIRECTOR: David O Russell (American Hustle) Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Alexander Payne (Nebraska) Steve McQue...
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Oscar Prediction Contest Week 2

164d ago ... Welcome back for round 2 of the Oscar prediction contest. We'll skip all the hoopla and get right to it. ACTRESS: Amy Adams (American Hustle) Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) Sandra Bullock (Gravity) Judi Dench (Philomena) Meryl Streep (August: Osage County) SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine) Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle) Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave...
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Oscar Prediction Contest Week 1

171d ago ... So, to make things a bit less tedious, I've decided to shorten this to just three weeks worth of splitting up the categories. Each week, I'll post a new set of categories and nominees for the upcoming Academy Awards. You're job, simply make a comment to make your predictions for the featured categories. At the end of the month, the person with the most accurate predictions will be crowned...
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Filmwatch Movie Awards Results

171d ago ... After taking what seemed like forever to tally up all the results, we finally have it. Awards for the people, voted on by you (the people)....the first ever Filmwatch Movie Awards!!! Lots of good choices. And we actually have several categories which results in a tie. Without further ado, here they are! BEST DRAMA: Gravity BEST COMEDY (3-way tie): We're the Millers Bad Grandpa This...
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January Contest Winners

171d ago ... Sorry for the delay, but it has taken a while to compile things (namely the movie awards) and I've been battling the flu. But finally we have the results in. That includes the first ever FilmWatch Movie Awards (which I'll post in a separate blog post). For the winners of January's contests though, check below. CONTRIBUTORS: Crazay $75 Amazon gift card RetrospectRealm $25 Amazon gift ca...
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