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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November 25, 2004
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Trailer for House of Flying Daggers

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There’s been a trailer posted here before, but after just comparing the two, this one is not only better quality, it way more rocks the llama’s ass. For those of…

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November 25, 2004
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Julie Delpy for role in Da Vinci Code?

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Coming Soon has a story from an interview with Julie Delpy in the Boston Herald. So to do nothing more than fuel the current debates and discussions on the post…

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November 25, 2004
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Carry on films to continue?

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Thank you, thank you, thank you oh lord of the movies. It’s a good day when news comes in from the Guardian that the ideas to revive the Carry on…

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November 25, 2004
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Alexander is getting panned

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You know I was wondering why everywhere I turned I was seeing another interview with another cast member, or another interview or story about Alexander (curious bisexual and axed gay…

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November 25, 2004
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Sean Connery retiring and Josiah’s Cannon news

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John reported on September the 29th that Sir Sean Connery had pulled out of the movie Josiah’s Cannon. Today we have a small and unimportant Film News source called the…

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November 25, 2004
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The Punisher Sequel Moving Along

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Why is it I usually find myself being one of the only people to like a certain film? My only conclusion is that the rest of you are insane. Anyway,…

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November 25, 2004
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Trouble In Hazzard

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November 24, 2004
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Another Alexander Movie!

— Posted by Rodney

Hold the phone. On the eve of the release of Oliver Stone’s flick “Alexander”, I’ve come across this little tid bit. While writing my last post, I discovered that ANOTHER…

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November 24, 2004
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In Defence Of A Little Leo

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If you’re like me, in the 90’s you got real sick and tired of hearing the name Leonardo DiCaprio jumping forth from every teenage girls lips every 10 seconds. Just…

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November 24, 2004
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Return Of The King Extended Edition Footage

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This morning finds Johnny as a happy boy. Word is that on November 29th a full 6 minute “trailer” for the Return Of The King extended edition DVD will be…

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November 24, 2004
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Knight Rider spoof to come from Scotland

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As a previous resident of Aberdeen, Scotland (UK) for quite a number of years I’m particularly proud of this story, especially as I wish I had the time and money…

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November 24, 2004
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Trailer for Darkness

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I’d just like to go on record as loving horror movies and not being scared by them at all. Mum. Mum?…I just watched the trailer for Darkness. No, not the…

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November 24, 2004
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Robert Downey Jr joins A Shaggy Dog

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I think Mr Downey is one of the foremost acting talents of our time (shall I duck and prepare to take cover?), and the events that have curtailed his career…

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November 24, 2004
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Bruce Willis sues Studio and Special Effects man

— Posted by John Campea

Okay, let’s think about this and enter the land of make believe for a few moments. Let’s pretend I am a famous movie star, let’s say in the higher ranks…

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November 23, 2004
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The Movie Blog: Audio Edition Volume 3

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November 23, 2004
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Lions Gate Studio looking for a buyer

— Posted by John Campea

So soon after Saw, and the announcement of Saw 2, it appears that Lions Gate studios are looking for a buyer. According to the Guardian, a number of other Studios…

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November 23, 2004
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US Theatres agree standard on digital cinema

— Posted by John Campea

According to various sources, I read it initially in the Guardian, the National Association of Theatre Owners in America has: …passed a resolution that would require studios to unite on…

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November 22, 2004
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Kevin Spacey is Lex Luthor

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We’ve been talking about the rumors about Kevin Spacey perhaps accepting the role of Lex Luthor in the upcoming Superman project. Such news would make me sing and dance even…

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