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Wind River is One of the Year’s Best

After Taylor Sheridan’s Oscar-nominated screenplay for Hell and High Water, I would follow him anywhere, even into the desolate and brutal landscape of the Wind River Indian Reservation in remote Wyoming. Here, as one character observes, “it’s sunny for an hour and you’re right back in hell again.” A frozen

The Beguiled is a Potent Shot of Southern Discomfort

Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled is a steadily simmering fever dream that boils over into a hothouse nightmare. It’s a remake of one of Clint Eastwood’s lesser known, but more interesting movies — his flopped at the box office. In 1971, audiences wanted Dirty Harry Clint and not Civil-War-soldier-confined-to-an-all-girl’s-school Clint.
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Happy Birthday, Matthew McConaughey!

Today is Matthew McConaughey’s 48th birthday, and you know what that means. It means it’s time to say “Alright, alright, alright!”
(Along those lines, if you’re in need of some quick entertainment, I encourage you to search “alright alright alright compilation” and watch the video that comes up.)
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Last Minute Halloween Costumes: Movies and Games Edition

Happy Halloween!
Wait . . . what’s that? You STILL don’t have a costume?
While I admire your confidence in your ability to pull something together at the ultimate last minute, I also want to make sure that you’re dressed to impress for tonight’s festivities — whether you’re trick-or-treating for

Is Tonight’s Rental This Year’s Oscar-Winner?

Studios have traditionally held out their most prestigious so-called “Oscar-bait” films for the fall and winter movie seasons in advance of Academy Award nominations. That’s primarily because Academy voters have notoriously short memories and tend to nominate films that came out within a few months of Oscar balloting. Did you

How Redbox Delivers In-Store Personalized Marketing Using IoT

Consumer goods companies are facing tremendous pressure to develop experiences that match the brand expectations defined by today’s consumer. What tops the list? Delivering true omnichannel experiences that are personal, seamless and engaging throughout the customer journey—meeting the shopper where they choose to interact. And with more than 90 percent

Series Review: Big Little Lies

Have you ever been immediately sucked in by a TV show? Big Little Lies is that kind of series.
From its hypnotic opening-credits sequence set to Michael Kiwanuka’s “Cold Little Heart,” to its unforgettable Emmy-nominated performances (Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley and Alexander Skarsgård were all up

Inside Scoop with Daisy Yuhas, Senior Games Marketing Manager

Winter is coming. If this were an episode of Game of Thrones, that would be cause for concern, but for Daisy Yuhas, Redbox Senior Marketing Manager for Video Games, it’s the most wonderful time of the year when the year’s most hotly anticipated video games are released over a four-month

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 is a hilarious delight, a welcome departure from the often-repetitive third-person multiplayer shooter, expanding on its already-capable predecessor in many ways. The new characters added to the roster add to the diversity of play styles. You can now blast through enemy waves as the

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