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Universal Pictures released their new action film, "Fast And Furious 7" (Furious 7) into theaters today, and all the top, major movie critics have submitted their reviews. It turns out that it resonated pretty well with most of them, getting an overall 66 score out of a possible 100 across 38 reviews at the Metacritic.com site. The film stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Tony Jaa, Kurt Russell, Nathalie Emmanuel, Djimon Hounsou, and Lucas Black. We've posted blurbs from a couple of the critics, below. Peter Travers from Rolling Stone, gave it a great 88 score, stating: "Furious 7 is the best F&F by far, two hours of pure pow fueled by dedication and passionate heart." Betsy Sharkey from the Los Angeles Times, gave it an 80 score, stating: "Furious 7 is the fuel-injected fusion of all that is and ever has been good in "The Fast and the Furious" saga. »
- Andre Braddox
Whether you're interested in becoming an experimental film artist or a documentarian in need of archive material, we've got just the thing for you: The Public Domain Project is a compilation of lots of free video footage, still images, audio files and 3D models. Going back as early as the 19th century and as recent as stock photos of President Obama, this content is all in the public domain, as the name implies, and it's a mix of nonfiction and fiction works, the latter including Georges Melies's 1902 classic A Trip to the Moon and Charlie Chaplin's 1914 short Kid Auto Races at Venice. You don't have to be creative to appreciate the project, though. I've enjoyed just perusing the clips on the site and watching bits of history and...
- Christopher Campbell
2 items from 2015