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Tweens 'n' Teens: Charlie St. Cloud

Hey editor Mike here from thesubstream and I would like to welcome our newest contributor to the site, our tweens 'n' teens cinema specialist, my little sister Amanda. We're going to make her go watch all the movies that we don't want to see ourselves and then make her tell us and you about them. Up first: the Zac Efron vehicle Charlie St. Cloud.

GENRE JAM: West Side Story (1961)

There's gonna be a rumble.... For this week's GJ article, I thought I would jump right into talking about a mortal-lock favourite of mine: West Side Story. If you haven't seen it (and a lot of folks havent - dudes especially) and you want a lesson in filmmaking craft from a bonafide master then you kind of owe it to yourself to rent this undisputed gem.

News: So there's this new Predators movie.....

We don't often get super excited about upcoming flicks over at thesubstream.com, especially during the long, hot & more-often-than-not disappointing stretch of cinematic cruelty that summer has become. We've been hurt before. We've been buoyed up on cresting glorious waves of hype and what-ifs and heady nostalgia only to be sent hurling like a fat guy from Ohio on vacation down onto the cruel, razor sharp Jar-Jar Binks reef.

News: Top Gun 2 Starring Tom Cruise?

Desperate Career Move or Box Office Gold? Many of us saw the $20 million opening weekend of "Knight & Day" as a nail in Cruise's closing coffin. Others disagree. Check out this article and interview with Producer Jerry Bruckheimer on the prospect of putting Tom Cruise back into the fighter jet for a Top Gun 2.

Preview of TRON: Legacy action figures

Looks like Disney's next nerd blockbuster will come with some pretty cool action figurines. These figures have "impulse projection technology", which means that when you make the figures talk, an image of the actor's face is projected onto the figurine helmet. Interesting!

REVIEW: The A-Team

People smile in this movie. This is a genius breakthrough Another day, another remake. Another safe choice during apparently rocky times - this wintry economic climate, don't you know - and we're off and watching Joe Carnahan's big-screen version of the A-Team. In 2010.