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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November 22, 2004
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Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix Gets A Director

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I know a lot of people who will want to bash me over the head for this little comment, but really, none of the Harry Potter film so far have…

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November 22, 2004
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Flash Gordon Movie in Development

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There are some movies that get made these days based on old stories, shows or movies that make me jump up and say “yeah, that’s a great idea”. And then…

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November 21, 2004
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Trailer viewing for The Woodsman

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I regularly take a look at the trailers coming out, and tentatively watch them hoping not to spoil the film, but eagerly hoping to be excited and fired up to…

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November 21, 2004
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Possible leaks on Halo the movie

— Posted by John Campea

John picked up the rumour of a Halo movie from Ain’t it cool in this previous post, and if news from the German site SciFi News brought to my attention…

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November 21, 2004
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Saw 2 without original team? – Ermm, no.

— Posted by John Campea

Continuing, yet again, on the Hollywood trend of messing up a good potential series, here comes new from MovieHole, read through Coming Soon, that Saw 2 may not include the…

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November 21, 2004
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First picture of Dr Doom

— Posted by John Campea

The drip feed of teasers keeps coming as we catch the fist glimpse of Dr Doom from the Fantastic Four movie. (Check out here for previous posts on the movie…

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November 21, 2004
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Say Alexander Was Straight Or We’ll Sue

— Posted by Rodney

There has been a big ruckus buzzing around over the inclusion (or lack thereof) of some scenes in the upcoming film Alexander that would show (or only insinuate) Alexander as…

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November 19, 2004
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Driver videogame in development

— Posted by John Campea

Continuing on the thread of the Game and Movie industry moving closer together, I was caught by the information in IMDB today when I was researching James DeMonaco for the…

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November 19, 2004
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Robin Williams to Get Golden Globe Career Award

— Posted by Rodney

This rules: Robin Williams, a five-time Golden Globe winner, will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for career achievement at January’s ceremony. The announcement Thursday from the Hollywood Foreign Press…

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November 19, 2004
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Mrs. Doubtfire 2

— Posted by Rodney

As previously mentioned, sequels can be tricky things. Trying to recapture the essence of the first movie while being fresh and new is not an easy thing to do. However,…

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November 19, 2004
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Jessica Simpson Gets A Leading Role

— Posted by Rodney

Pardon me, but would the last sane person to leave the planet please turn off the lights on your way out. Why is it no one listens to me?!?! (Besides…

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November 19, 2004
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Watchmen gains another Director

— Posted by John Campea

Oooh, ooh! According to the Guardian Film news it appears that Watchmen has a new Director! Oh, my fingers can hardly stay on the right keys! They point to Aint…

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November 19, 2004
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Trailer for Assault on Precinct 13

— Posted by John Campea

I’m a huge John Carpenter fan, and when I first heard this was being remade (I think we should have a current Hollywood remake counter!) I was appauled and very…

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November 19, 2004
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Ringers: Lord of the Fans

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Well, I guess deep down we all knew this was going to happen. It appears a documentary on Lord of the Rings fans is coming our way entitled Ringers: Lord…

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November 19, 2004
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National Treasure Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

I remember a time not so long ago when Nicolas Cage was on top of the A list of actors in Hollywood. For the record, I like him. It seemed…

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November 19, 2004
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Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that when a film is really kind of special, it’s sequel is bound to disappoint. This appears to be the case with Bridget Jones:…

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November 19, 2004
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Trailer for Hotel Rwanda

— Posted by John Campea

I love trailers, I think they’re a small movie in their own right, however they can give away too much, especially from the ending of a movie. Anyway, we’ve talked…

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November 18, 2004
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Hanks comments on Toy Story 3

— Posted by John Campea

Empire have Tom Hank‘s comments from the premiere of The Polar Express about Toy Story 3. …a few queries about future projects did make it through, and while there was…

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“I’m kind of psychic. I have a fifth sense. It’s like I have ESPN or something.”

— Amanda Seyfried as Karen Smith from Mean Girls, 2004

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