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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September 21, 2004
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Hurray! Jennifer Connelly making Hulk 2 look more like a reality!

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I know opinions on the original Hulk flick have been mixed, but as I’ve said before I really enjoyed it and have been hoping a sequel would get done. Well…

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September 21, 2004
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Abominable Trailer

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Ever since the Blair Witch Project, I’ve developed a small fascination with movies produced on a relatively small budget. Ginger Snaps is one that jumps out at me as well…

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September 21, 2004
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Star Wars DVD editions Reviewed

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Almost as a reiteration of John’s “stop whining” post, I encourage you to simply enjoy the new DVD sets as the wonders of science fiction that they are. I am…

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September 20, 2004
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John Rhys-Davies to do Voice Work in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith?

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As I mentioned in a previous post, Gary Oldman backed out of doing the voice for General Grievous in the upcoming Star Wars – Revenge of the Sith. However, it…

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September 20, 2004
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John Reviews Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

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I used to work at a Visual Effects Studio. About a year and a half ago some footage came into the company to bid on the effects work for a…

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September 20, 2004
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John Reviews Wimbledon

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After seeing A Knight’s Tale a few years ago I made the bold prediction that Paul Bettany was going to be a major star. Then came his fantastic performance in…

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September 17, 2004
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Tekken The Movie In Development

— Posted by Rodney

The man who brought us Drumline and the freshly released Mr. 3000, Charles Stone III, is developing yet another √جø¬Ωvideo game to movie√جø¬Ω adaptation√جø¬Ω this time it√جø¬Ωs Tekken. I know…

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September 17, 2004
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The Movie Blog Proudly Presents: PORN NEWS!

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Ok, I just had to post about this because it just made me howl. According to CNN, a couple of porn companies in California have been fined by the State…

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September 17, 2004
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Oh Damn! Sigourney Weaver was going to be in X-Men 3!

— Posted by Rodney

Sigourney Weaver is the kind of woman that can still carry herself like very few actresses in the same age range can. I‚Äôve always though this lady was dynamite. Now…

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September 17, 2004
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The Muppets take on The Wizard of Oz

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I don‚Äôt know why, but I‚Äôve always enjoyed the Muppets take on classic stories. The movies are never AMAZING‚Ķ but they always seem to carry a charm with them that…

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September 17, 2004
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Blade Trinity Trailer

— Posted by Rodney

Oh that neck biting goodness is back, and the new trailer for Blade: Trinity is up and running. Oh the punching and kicking and biting and kneeing and elbowing and…

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September 16, 2004
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Star Wars DVD Changes – Can We All Stop Whining Now?

— Posted by Rodney

I proudly say that I am a Star Wars fanatic. I would go so far as to dub myself a Geek. First film I ever saw in the theater and…

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September 16, 2004
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Christian Bale talks a Little Batman

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I’ve been thrilled about the casting of Christian Bale for the new Batman ever since the day his selection was announced (don’t believe me? see this post from over a…

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September 16, 2004
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Official Incredibles Poster

— Posted by Rodney

Here it is folks. Behold and be in wonder. Man I can’t wait for this one! (Special note to my friends: Be prepared to see it 5 times with me).

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September 15, 2004
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Eomer and The Rock are Doomed

— Posted by Rodney

Alrighty, my enthusiasim for this new Doom project is building up. I know a lot of people don√جø¬Ωt like the fact that Dwayne Johnson (AKA The Rock) was cast for…

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September 15, 2004
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Revenge of the Nerds Remake – Get your glasses

— Posted by Rodney
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September 15, 2004
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Mr. 3000 Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

I don‚Äôt like Bernie Mac‚Ķ not even a little bit. He was slightly tolerable in Ocean‚Äôs 11, but other than that I‚Äôve never liked him in anything. I thought for…

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September 15, 2004
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Wimbledon Reviews

— Posted by Rodney

Ouch! I‚Äôve been saying for a little while now that I believed that Wimbledon was going to be a great flick. Well, the early reviews are here and they seem…

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