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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October 26, 2004
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The Phantom of the Opera

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I always get excited when I hear a really solid story is getting made into a film. Hence my giddiness over The Phantom of the Opera! With all the garbage…

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October 26, 2004
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Joss Whedon NOT Directing X-Men 3

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Well, I guess this isn’t the first time (or the last time) the internet rumour mill has been wrong. As it turns out Buffy and Angel director Joss Whedon is…

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October 26, 2004
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The Bad News Bears Land Greg Kinnear

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Ok, I know the man has made some real stinkers along the way, but I just love Greg Kinnear as an actor. I have always thought he deserved an Oscar…

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October 26, 2004
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National Treasure preview falls short?

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I found a link (somewhere, so apologies to whoever drew my attention to it for the no mention) pointing to the National Treasure 10 minute snippet of the film. I…

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October 26, 2004
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Remake of Last Holiday – Another Guinness film

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I can’t believe it. Call me Rich the Remake Writer, ’cause here comes another one. Oh, and it’s gonna be bad. Sites are reporting a remake of another Alec Guinness…

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October 26, 2004
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Hollywood to tarnish the story of Anneliese Michel?

— Posted by John Campea

Just about every website that has anything to do with film news is covering the story of the new cast members for the movie The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel. However…

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October 25, 2004
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Ben Affleck Gets Guts Kicked In

— Posted by Rodney

Not literally… but man the box office was cruel to the man. In it’s opening weekend (you know, the weekend when a movie makes more money than on any other),…

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October 25, 2004
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Iron Man Movie is a go

— Posted by Rodney

The Superhero genre keeps marching on. It appears that the newest hero that will be making the jump to the big screen is Iron Man. The Big Wigs over at…

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October 25, 2004
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101 Most Awesome Moments in Entertainment

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I’m a factoid kind of guy. I get a kick out of lists and top 10’s and things like that. So when I came across EOnline’s list for 101 Most…

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October 25, 2004
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The Avengers – $700 Million to make? – Give me a break

— Posted by Rodney

Under the category of “some of the stupidest things ever said”, Marvel comic writer Brian Bendis said that a movie version of The Avengers probably won’t be hitting the big…

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October 23, 2004
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Ben Kingsley to play Doctor Kevorkian

— Posted by John Campea

BBC news is talking about the possibility of Ben Kingsley playingDr Jack Kevorkian, a Doctor who is famed for his active endorsement of euthanasia. Currently behind bars he is offering…

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October 23, 2004
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Vantage Point: Intriguing one line hook

— Posted by John Campea

I like movies that take an unusual style of storytelling or film making, something that leans over to the audience, grabs them by the shoulders and shakes them awake. Things…

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October 23, 2004
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Silent Hill The Movie – Games to Screen

— Posted by John Campea

News came out last week on Roger Avery√جø¬Ωs web journal that the draft script for the movie Silent Hill is almost complete, he addresses fans fears almost immediately about the…

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October 22, 2004
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Godzilla Final Wars – On the Walk of Fame!?!?

— Posted by Rodney

I’m as excited as the next movie geek about the upcoming Godzilla Final Wars. Now it’s been announced that just before the release date, Godzilla is getting a star on…

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October 22, 2004
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Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor?!

— Posted by Rodney

File this one under the “Too Good To Be True” category, but apparently rumors are floating around that Bryan Singer is thinking about casting Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor. If…

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October 22, 2004
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New Blade Trinity Trailer – Gimme More Triple H

— Posted by Rodney

Time for me to come out of the closet. I’m secretly a wrestling fan (GASP). Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a fanatic… but every once in a while if…

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October 22, 2004
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Pirates of the Caribbean 3?

— Posted by Rodney

Ok, this one flew under my radar. As we just mentioned a couple of days ago, it’s now official that Keith Richards is playing Johnny Depp’s father in the upcoming…

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October 21, 2004
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More Thoughts On The Superman Casting

— Posted by Rodney

I’ve been stunned by the feedback a lot of people have been giving the casting of Brandon Routh. Oh he’s too young (I’ve said that too), oh he’s not experienced…

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