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 9, 2005
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Saw 2 gets a subtitle

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There’s news on Saw 2 from Bloody Disgusting through Rope of Silicon today. Although not that exciting news and quite worrying when you see the alleged subtitle: Saw 2: Hacksaw…

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February 9, 2005
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Remaking the original Exorcist? Blaspheme!

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The cool Screen Rant has just shocked me out of my cycling shorts with an astonishing rumour from Moviehole on another remake, oh I’m sorry I’m supposed to say re-imaging….

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February 9, 2005
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Rob Schneider Is Acting Like An Idiot

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Somewhere along the line, Rob Schneider deluded himself into thinking he was a movie star, when in reality what he really is, is a half decent comedic supporting role actor….

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February 9, 2005
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The Karate Kid DVD Collection

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There isn’t a person out there over 25 who doesn’t immediately know what movie I’m talking about when I say “Wax on, wax off”. Oh yes Daniel San… I’m talking…

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February 9, 2005
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Bizarre horror pitch for The Burrowers

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This had me looking oddly at the screen in slight disbelief the other day when I read it. The blurb for the story just sounds wild. J.T. Petty is writing…

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February 8, 2005
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John Cusack in another hitman movie

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John Cusack is a god. He is superb fun, he easily tears through his role with ease and he’s got one of those faces that manages to be comic without…

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February 8, 2005
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Dark Pheonix in X-Men 3 says Famke Janssen

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We already posted the possibility of Dark Pheonix fluttering into X-Men 3, but now Famke Janssen has confirmed the news when appearing on an Australian TV show. Coming Soon carries…

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February 8, 2005
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Fantastic Four falls from July 4th release

— Posted by John Campea

20th Century Fox backed down first then, in the who’s going to get July 4th release date battle, they’ve pulled Fantastic Four back to July 8th, pitching it against the…

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February 8, 2005
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Kevin Costner to reprise Robin Hood role?

— Posted by John Campea

To be honest I don’t think I’ve seen Kevin Costner in anything I really enjoyed apart from No Way Out. Actually, probably not true, I did enjoy Field of Dreams,…

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February 8, 2005
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Site updates

— Posted by John Campea

Quick site update everyone. We’re tidying up the site pages and finally getting all the little glitches sorted out in the site. We’ve all been too busy posting and researching…

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February 7, 2005
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The Movie Blog Special Announcement

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Hey there everyone. John here. Well, some of you already know this so I thought I’d make it public knowledge. I’m very excited to announce that my first book will…

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February 7, 2005
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ONG BAK!

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What more can I say really? It’s been over a years since I last saw Ong Bak and I was recently given a DVD screener for review purposes. I forgot…

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February 7, 2005
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Miami Vice Movie News

— Posted by Rodney

Well it looks like it’s all official now. Miami Vice the Movie is moving full steam ahead. As a matter of fact, Universal has already set a release date for…

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February 7, 2005
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New Batman Begins Trailer

— Posted by Rodney

It was a great Superbowl this year (Way to go Patriots!!!!). However, my favorite part of this annual event was at half time when the new trailer for Batman begins…

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February 7, 2005
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Foxx and Swank Take Top SAG Awards

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No surprises here as the Screen Actors Guild handed out their annual awards on Sunday. Jamie Foxx predictably took home the Best Actor awards for his role in “Ray”, and…

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February 5, 2005
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Is this the reason for remaking Evil Dead?

— Posted by John Campea

I’m as upset as you guys so obviously are about the new Evil Dead remake without the original team, and I mean the whole team, not just without Bruce Campbell…

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February 4, 2005
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Feed – A thriller about men who make women fat?!

— Posted by John Campea

I’m having a seriously bizarre day. I’ve just watched St John’s Wort and now this story from Coming Soon: Brett Leonard is directing Feed, a psychological thriller about a world…

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February 4, 2005
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Chris Rock Speaks About His Upcoming Hosting Duties

— Posted by John Campea

As we have been so bitter about Chris Rock’s upcoming stint as the host of the Oscars, I thought it would only be appropriate to post the latest story relating…

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