Mission Impossible Franchise Goes To New Extremes

 
Synopsis: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate – an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF. (Imdb)
 

 

Tom Cruise just can’t let go of Ethan Hunt, rightfully so. In the fifth installment of the Mission Impossible …

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Gyllenhaal Delivers A Knockout Oscar Punch

 
Synopsis: After champion boxer Billy Hope’s life falls apart he enlists a trainer to get him back to the top and retain custody of his daughter. 
 

 

If Jake Gyllenhaal hasn’t announced his that he’s one of the top ten actors in Hollywood with his performances in End of Watch, Prisoners, and Nightcrawler, he certain…

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Pixels Proves Adam Sandler's Career is "Game Over"

 
Synopsis: When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games.
 

 
Adam Sandler has been on a downward spiral for quite some time. But when I saw the trailer for Pixels I was actually a bit excited. The idea of aliens as classic video g…

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Tangerine: iPhone Shot Narrative About Transgender Prostitutes Is the Future of Filmmaking

 

Synopsis: A working girl tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart. (C) Magnolia

 

 

The synopsis of Tangerine needs more explaining before this review.  When Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) gets out of jail, she finds out from her friend and fellow escort Alexandra (Mya Ta…

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Umberto Celisano Talks About Playing Al Capone

 

I had a chance to speak to up-and-coming actor Umberto Celisano about his current role on the AMC series The Making of the Mob, where he plays legendary gangster Al Capone. Umberto talks about taking on the legendary role and about starting out in Hollywood in this interview.

 

 

Follow Umberto on Twitter @Celis…

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Mr. Holmes Review (Spoilers)

This review is going to be filled with SPOILERS! If you want to see my rating on the film, go straight to the bottom. Consider yourself warned.

 

Synopsis: An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman.
 

 

Once again, this is going to be…

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Trainwreck Paves the Way for Amy Schumer to be a Star

 
Synopsis: Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.
 

 
There have been a few things that have been missing in comedy over the past decade. One is a lack of comedic diversity and the other is a lack of redundancy. When I went in…

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Do I Sound Gay? Explores, Confronts Male Vocal Stereotypes

After a breakup with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe went on a journey of self-discovery and curiosity regarding his voice and why some men, mostly gay, have effeminate voices. In his first documentary, Do I Sound Gay?, which expands to more theaters this weekend, David visits and interviews various coaches, a few linguists, family, frie…

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Ant-Man Stands Tall In The Marvel Universe

 
Synopsis: Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. (Imdb)
 

 

If you thought The Guardians of the Galaxy was spectacular, Ant-…

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AMY: Reflective Winehouse Doc Honors Troubled Musician Beyond Headlines

 

Despite just two albums to her name Amy Winehouse is one of the biggest music icons in British history. With a voice oft described as a combination of Billy Holiday, Dinah Washington and Sarah Vaughan, Amy Winehouse was a pop star with soul; a once in two generational musical talent whose appeal crossed cultural and demographic bounda…

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February 23, 2005
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Ben Affleck to play George Reeves in life story

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This is interesting, news from Cinema Confidential that Ben Affleck has been snapped up to star as George Reeves in the movie about his life. That’s Reeves of 50’s TV…

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February 23, 2005
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The Fog remake lands some cast

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The casting has begun on The Fog remake, and although it’s been around for a few days, I haven’t, so I thought it only right. Cinema Confidential brings us the…

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February 23, 2005
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Ice Cube to take Cary Grant lead in remake

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For me this just taking the mickey on the whole remake front. Yes, I know there are always remakes in some form, but where the hell is all the original…

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February 23, 2005
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Joss Whedon: Wonder Woman or X-Men 3?

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The seemingly never ending on again off again affair with Joss Whedon helming the next X-Men film just won’t seem to get settled. There was a lot of talk recently…

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February 22, 2005
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The Audio Edition is Coming

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Ok, as many of you have noticed (and emailed me about), the Audio Edition hasn’t been around the last couple of weeks due to my insane schedule. However, salvation is…

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February 21, 2005
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The Movie Blog in The Chicago Tribune

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I almost forgot about this. A couple of weeks ago I did an interview with a reporter from The Chicago Tribune about blogs and business and stuff like that. Anyway,…

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February 19, 2005
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How could they change the Oscars?

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After some completely off the wall discussions on the Chris Rock story, one of the posters managed to move away from their one tracked discussion and bring up a good…

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February 18, 2005
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Hitcher remake from Michael Bay?

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FilmForce have a few words from Michael Bay on his Texas Chainsaw prequel movie amongst other things. There’s nothing really earth shattering coming out, except for something that caught my…

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February 18, 2005
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Peter Fonda to join Ghost Rider?

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More Ghost Rider rumours and casting updates from The Hollywood Reporter through Coming Soon: Peter Fonda is in talks and Donal Logue has joined the cast of the Nicolas Cage…

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February 18, 2005
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Paul Schraders Exorcist: The Beginning to get Premiere

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We’d heard talk that the Paul Schrader version of Exorcist: The Beginning was going to be included in the DVD release, yet the first release didn’t mention it at all….

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February 17, 2005
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Tracey Emin’s controversial teenage film gets special sub-18 screening

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A while ago we talked about Tracey Emin withdrawing her movie Top Spot from distribution due to the BBFC classing it as an 18 movie when she had created it…

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February 17, 2005
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Constantine Reviews

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This is one film I’ve been looking forward to with guarded enthusiasm. Now, the critics have rung in, and unfortunately they’re basically saying what a few friends of mine (who…

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February 17, 2005
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Son Of The Mask Reviews

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Did anyone in the free world really have any doubt that Son of the Mask would totally suck eggs? I knew it from the time I heard it was going…

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February 17, 2005
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How to throw a last-minute Oscar party

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Neat little article over at the San Jose Mercury News. Go on over and read it. Here’s a snippet: You might pick one film to set the theme for the…

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February 17, 2005
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Another sci-fi movie for Alex Proyas

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Alex Proyas has produced some excellent work, and in particular the wonderful Dark City, that is a fantastic movie. His next project promises to be just as interesting. Knowing is…

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February 17, 2005
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Will Smith’s next project, a superhero film

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I was really interested when I began reading the blurb from Coming Soon for Will Smith‘s latest movie… Jonathan Mostow will direct the story of a superhero who crash-lands in…

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February 17, 2005
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Eucalyptus halted because of issues with the script

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There’s been lot’s of news stories of the troubled times the Australian production Eucalyptus has been having, and now it’s all over as the film is postponed indefinitely due to…

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February 16, 2005
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Bryan Singer’s new project “U Want Me 2 Kill Him?”

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Looks like Bryan Singer is up for another controversial and sinister movie akin to his previous work on Apt Pupil, taking the story of a young boy who conspired towards…

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