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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Cartel Land: Gripping, Important Mexican Cartel Doc Transports Viewers

With unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a riveting, on-the-ground look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent …

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February 2, 2005
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Spider-Man 3 with Venom?

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Ok, I’m all buzzing right now. Apparently the villain for Spier-Man 3 has been selected by the powers that be. However, they’re not officially letting anyone know who that villain…

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Columbia in talks to make difficult 9/11 movie

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The first thing I felt when I read this was dread. Reading dispassionately and with that cynical movie makers hat on, the first thing I thought about was an incredibly…

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February 2, 2005
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Terminator 4 will have no T3 cast

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Shock horror news from Coming Soon that Terminator 4 will be held in the future and that none of the cast of T3 is coming back, give me a second…

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February 2, 2005
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Bruce Campbell won’t be Ash says Rob Tapert

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…Tapert has confirmed with Now Playing that Campbell will not be appearing as Ash, the idiot-hero of the original films. “Yes,” Tapert says when asked if the nouveau Dead will…

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February 2, 2005
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Saun of the Dead’s Edgar Wright’s next chair

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The Hollywood Reporter has reported through Coming Soon that Edgar Wright Director of the most hallowed and amazingly worshipful Shaun of the Dead, is in talks to Direct a movie…

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February 1, 2005
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Rowan Atkinson Is Back In “Keeping Mum”

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I totally love Rowan Atkinson… however… even I couldn’t forgive the bomb that was Johnny English. But now the man is back, and I have to say I like what…

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February 1, 2005
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David Schwimmer Growing in Duane Hopwood

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In a post published about a year ago I talked about the fact that no “Friends” stars seems to be able to make any sort of impact in Hollywood. All…

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January 31, 2005
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The Helix…Loaded parody – Trailers online

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This just came from nowhere and plonked itself in my browser. Total surprise, I had no idea about a farcical version of the Matrix series of films apart from it’s…

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January 31, 2005
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Eighties teen slasher “Terror Train” to be remade

— Posted by John Campea

This tickled me, and tickled me a lot. Remember those silly plot stories from the eighties teen slasher movies? Well this one has to take the biscuit. IMDB cover the…

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January 31, 2005
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David Beckham is pulled from Goal!

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Saved! News is that David Beckham can no longer commit to starring in the forthcoming football (or soccer if you’re that side of the world) movie Goal!. The Guardian have…

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January 31, 2005
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Several casting announcements for Pirates of the Caribbean sequels

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TextAd=Also check out Rotten Tomatoes Pirates of the Caribbean 2 or FilmForce Pirates of the Caribbean 2

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January 31, 2005
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Lara Flynn Boyle Goes Sexy-Crazy On Flight

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This was so crazy I just had to post it. Apparently on a first class flight to London, Lara Flynn Boyle popped a bunch of pills, got naked, hopped into…

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January 31, 2005
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The Sea Inside takes 14 Goya awards

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The Sea Inside has swept 14 awards at the top Spanish film awards ceremony, the Goya awards, the BBC are reporting: The Goya Awards won by The Sea Inside (Mar…

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January 31, 2005
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Bookies call end to Bond betting – Insider betting?

— Posted by John Campea

…and the speculation keeps going. The BBC are now reporting that the British Bookmaker William Hill have closed all bets on Bond. Why? Well someone placed a “large bet” which…

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January 31, 2005
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Should Actors Say What They Think?

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In a recent post about Jennifer Garner telling a friend she thought Elektra was awful, a reader left an interesting comment: Personally, I think an actor should say straight-forward what…

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January 31, 2005
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The Incredibles sweeps Annie Awards

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Well, if anyone really had any doubt that The Incredibles was going to take the Oscar for best animated film (and really, it should be nominated for BEST PICTURE!), those…

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January 31, 2005
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Clint Eastwood Takes Directors Guild Award

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Hmmm… perhaps Martin Scorsese isn’t as sure a lock as most people think for the Oscar next month. Sunday night the Directors Guild handed out their top honor to Clint…

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January 31, 2005
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Eva Longoria joins big cast of The Sentinel

— Posted by John Campea

The Sentinel is lining up to have quite an interesting cast and with the recent news of Eva Longoria from that strangely well received show Desperate Housewives, it’s probably about…

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