Director James Ponsoldt on 'The End of the Tour' and Jason Segel's Breakthrough Role as David Foster Wallace

 

Director James Ponsoldt’s new film “The End of the Tour” chronicles five days in 1996 when David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) interviewed famed “Infinite Jest” novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) for a (never-published) Rolling Stone magazine article. The interviews took place in the dead of winter at the novelist’s ramshackle hom…

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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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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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February 16, 2005
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The Director may just be chosen for Saw 2

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Saw 2 looks like it has a Director, and despite previous news it doesn’t look like it’s going to be subtitled Hacksaw, Hammer or even Mole Grip! JoBlo got the…

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February 16, 2005
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Spielberg pushing forward with 1972 Munich Olympics movie

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Now this could be an interesting project. The documentary I saw on the 1972 Munich Olympics hostage crisis was gripping and totally eye opening, for many reasons, none of which…

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February 16, 2005
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Daniel Day-Lewis returns in The Ballad of Jack and Rose

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You sometimes wonder what happens to great talent when they disappear for long periods, and why someone who is blessed with wads of genuine acting ability should choose not to…

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February 16, 2005
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Nefertiti movie starring Halle Berry

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I loved the old Historical and Biblical epics you see on Sunday afternoon, such movies as The Robe, Cleopatra, you know where I’m coming from. When I read in MovieWeb…

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February 16, 2005
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Poseidon Adventure remake gets a Director

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I can hardly believe this, but the daddy of all disaster movies is going to be remade. MovieWeb are reporting that The Poseidon Adventure is going through the dull, lifeless…

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February 16, 2005
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Hollywood to remake Takashi Miike’s One Missed Call

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A while ago I watched a Korean movie called Phone, in which a reporter has her mobile phone number changed in order to hide from a gang who she has…

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February 16, 2005
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Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Trailer

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The new trailer for The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is now online and I’ve gotta admit it looks pretty darn sweet. I’ve been pretty pessimistic about this who project…

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February 16, 2005
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Brosnan Wanted How Much To Play Bond Again?!?

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In previous posts over the last year or so I’ve mentioned that I was disappointed about the studios decision not to bring Pierce Brosnan back as James Bond again for…

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February 16, 2005
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Blusescreen Creator Honored With Oscar

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It’s difficult to imagine where visual effects in movies would be today without Bluescreen (or Greenscreen in many cases) technology. There would be no Lord of the Rings… heck… there…

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February 15, 2005
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Can a movie deserve Best Film without any other awards?

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The BAFTA’s are passed, and I’m being asked what I was going to comment on, what wasn’t said in the post of the winners. Well, I have a problem with…

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February 15, 2005
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Chris Rock attacks the Oscars…and the Academy…and the audience.

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I have to say I wasn’t really feeling for or against the whole Chris Rock debate that was going on, and the discussion…and more of discussion and debate…and then sheer…

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February 15, 2005
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Paul W.S. Anderson assigned terrorist movie

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Paul W.S. Anderson who Coming Soon quote as being: the director behind the successful “Resident Evil” franchise Has signed up for a thriller called Man with the Football, no it’s…

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February 14, 2005
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V for Vendetta gets a budget and Portman confirmed

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This movie looks like it’s moving fast, well in comparison to others currently in production anyway. Perhaps it’s trying to keep momentum going, and the fans of this Graphic Novel…

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February 14, 2005
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George Clooney buys another Rat Pack movie

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I love the Rat Pack and I love Dean Martin. I have albums galore of his music and it’s brilliant to listen to for relaxing or driving along with the…

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February 14, 2005
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Snippets galore – Indy 4, Talisman, Transformers, Iron Man…

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There’s a whole heap of information in this on set update from War of the Worlds, so excuse the non-all-encompassing-headline. According to Freeze Dried Movies through Coming Soon who visited…

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