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A review of the indie drama, God's Pocket, directed by John Slattery (Mad Men) and featuring one of Philip Seymour Hoffman's final performances. The film also stars Christina Hendricks, John Turturro, Eddie Marsan, and Richard Jenkins.... more

A review of the psychedelic stoner comedy, Don Peyote, written, directed, and starring Dan Fogler. PLOT: A midlife crisis over his upcoming wedding sends 32-year-old unemployed stoner Warren Allman on the drug trip of a lifetime in... more

On this week's Cinema Royale, college hazing is taken to disturbing levels in Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's R-rated comedy, Neighbors! Plus, we'll take a look at the historical drama, Belle, which some have compared to 12 Years A Slave! Mae... more

Steven Knight, writer of Eastern Promises and Dirty Pretty Things, talks directing Tom Hardy in the acclaimed real-time thriller, Locke!

The summer blockbuster season kicks into gear with one of the year's most anticipated films, The Amazing Spider-Man 2! Will it quiet the critics who less than impressed with the first film? Does it set up the Sinister Six and Venom for their... more

On this week's Cinema Royale, Leslie "The Cinema Siren" Combemale joins us to take a look at Brick Mansions, the final completed film by the late Paul Walker. Plus, we'll review revenge comedy The Other Woman, starring Cameron... more

She kicks butt every week as Black Canary on CW's Arrow, but now Caity Lotz sits down with Cinema Royale to talk about her new sci-fi film, The Machine!

Cinema Royale is joined by Jonas Armstrong, Simon Kunz and Simon Sutton, stars of the harrowing WWII thriller, Walking with the Enemy.

The NFL season may be months away, but pro football hits the big screen in Draft Day, the new film starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner! Directed by Ivan Reitman and backed fully by the NFL, we'll take a look at whether it truly... more

Two kick ass action flicks and one awesome interview makes for an amazing show! Captain America: The Winter Soldier storms into theaters, bringing back the "First Avenger" to face a threat from his past! We'll look at whether it can... more