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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December 2, 2004
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Now Oliver Stone blasts DVD

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I’m coming right out and saying it at the very start of this story. I’m going to stand up and hold my hand up high and say that… I love…

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December 1, 2004
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Wonderful publicity shots from Walk the Line

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This came out of nowhere for me as I totally missed any news that the fabulous Joaquin Phoenix is playing Johnny Cash in this biopic of his life. Vanity Fair…

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December 1, 2004
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Greek lawyers halt action against Alexander to go watch the movie!

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The now infamous Greek lawyers who we reported were about to sue everyone who ever had anything to do with the movie production have just paused in their efforts to…

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December 1, 2004
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Madonna and Guy Ritchie working together again?!

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What’s going on, don’t these two realise that history usually is there to tell you something, like how badly you suck when you work together on a movie? Apparently the…

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December 1, 2004
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Tom Hanks finally confirmed for Da Vinci Code

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How cool are we? Not only can we fix any website anywhere ever, but we also just happen to get the best movie insider news before anyone else…albeit the other…

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December 1, 2004
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7th Annual BIFA Awards

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The 7th British Independent Film Awards were held last night and a big winner was Mike Leigh and cast for his film Vera Drake, raking in a mammoth six awards….

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December 1, 2004
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition Vol. 4

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December 1, 2004
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Natalie Portman In the Next Indiana Jones?

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File this one under rumour of the day. But it’s an interesting enough one to talk about here. Word is that Natalie Portman could be landing a spot in the…

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December 1, 2004
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We’re back! Comments are working again!

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ACTION! We’re back. Huge apologies from both of us, the comment system was failing big style and we’ve been busy trying to keep posting you latest information and track down…

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December 1, 2004
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John Woo’s The Battle of Red Cliff Cast

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If nothing else, (and I do mean NOTHING else) Batman and Robin taught us that a getting together a good cast does not necessarily mean you’re going to get a…

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November 30, 2004
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Bond Producers to make Casino Royale without Tarantino

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The farce that is the Production of the Bond franchise continues. After dumping Pierce Brosnan so abruptly, and ignoring one of the best offers there could be in the guise…

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November 30, 2004
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Damon replacing DiCaprio in DeNiro’s CIA thriller

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The Good Sheperd, Robert De Niro‘s pet project about the history of the CIA through the eyes of one of the founding agents, James Jesus Angleton, has been very troubled….

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November 30, 2004
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New DVD format causes big battle

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The great fight returns, remember VHS vs Betamax? What a mess that turned out ot be, Betamax being the superior format but falling by the wayside by aggresive marketing, cheaper…

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November 30, 2004
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Return of the King Special Edition full trailer

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Now I’m going to steer totally clear of this one, I’ve checked out the two minute teaser that John posted before, but I am not going to look at the…

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November 30, 2004
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Nick Cassavetes in negotiation to direct Iron Man

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More comic book adaptation news with the story from Yahoo and Hollywood Reporter that Nick Cassavetes is in talks with New Line Cinema to direct Iron Man. The movie, written…

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November 30, 2004
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Lucas Wants Holiday Special Banned – Who Can Blame Him?

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You ever do something that seemed like a good idea at the time… and then woke up the next day and said to yourself “What the hell did I just…

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November 30, 2004
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Ong Bak Muay Thai Warrior Sequel

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I will never forget the first time I saw the jaw dropping Ong Bak Muay Thai Warrior with the sensational Tony Jaa. It was in Toronto and Bubba (Todd over…

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November 29, 2004
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More rumours Dougray Scott is Bond

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We’ve said it before in a previous post, but again this is confirmed, and as you can see from the comments it’s from an insider source. The Guardian Guide Blog…

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