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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September 14, 2004
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2 War Of The Worlds

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Want a definition of “Oh Crap”? Imagine for a moment that you decide to make a movie… and you’re pretty excited about it. Let’s say you’re making… oh I don’t…

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September 13, 2004
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This is a Great Idea – Monthly Movie Theater Pass

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Regular Movie Blog reader David Terry posted a comment in the article “The Price of Going to the Movies: An Open Letter to the Theater Chains” that rings with something…

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September 13, 2004
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Indiana Jones Spoof in Development

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Ok I like this idea. I used to LOVE spoof movies, but lately they’ve lacked the snap that they did years ago with the exception of Shaun of the Dead…

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September 13, 2004
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Ghost Rider Set To Ride In Australia

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I fear for the survival of Comic Book genre films my friends. Up to this point, comic movies have been good enough to survive… even survive the horrid spectacle that…

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September 12, 2004
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Dougray Scott Is The New James Bond

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Via Dark Horizons: The Sunday Mirror reports that Dougray Scott has beaten an army of rivals including Eric Bana, Clive Owen and Ioan Gruffud to take over cinema’s most famous…

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September 12, 2004
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X-Files 2 Right Around The Corner

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Some things run too long. Pro athletes retire too late and are only shadows of their former selves… one too many movies get made in a series… and often a…

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September 12, 2004
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New Seed Of Chucky Poster

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There are some films that get made where you just collectively slap your heads as a society in trying to figure out why. Seed Of Chucky is such a film….

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September 12, 2004
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Fantastic Four Set For 3 Films. Chris Evans Talk about Origins

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You ever find something out that EVERYONE already knew about like 4 months ago and you wonder to yourself “how the heck did I not know this?”. Well, I just…

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September 11, 2004
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Resident Evil 3? Oh Please let the Hurting Stop

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Against my better judgment, I squeezed in some time to catch Resident Evil 2. Good Lord is this a horrible movie. Acting=pitiful, Story=What freaking story?!?!, Directing=Did they have a director?,…

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September 11, 2004
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Cry HAVOC, and Let Loose The Boobs of War

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This one should make my friend Darren quite happy. Apparently the stunning Anne Hathaway (The Princess Diaries) is growing up in the new film HAVOC. Steamy loves scenses with another…

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September 11, 2004
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Dunst’s Virgin Ears

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I don’t know why on earth I found this amusing… but I did. Apparently Kristin Dunst’s Co-Star in Wimbldon, Paul Bettany, can swear like a sailor… and Dunst doesn’t like…

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September 10, 2004
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Michael Eisner Stepping Down From Disney

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We‚Äôve commented a lot over the last year about the state of Disney and the problems it has suffered under the watch of Michael Eisner of late. Eisner has done…

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September 10, 2004
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Super Size Me Getting Ready to Open In the UK

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I really have no business saying anything about this, because to be honest I still haven’t seen Super Size Me (Although i really want to). But CNN has an interesting…

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September 10, 2004
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A Star Wars TV Show?!? Sweet Heaven Say This Isn’t So!

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I am a George Lucas defender… but this has me really worried that the old dog really has gone off his rocker: We are pleased to announce that Lucasfilm confirmed…

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September 10, 2004
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An Interview with the Producers of SAW

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I still remember the first time DayVuh showed me the trailers for SAW. Man, this is gonna be one freaky film. Anyway, JoBlo.Com recently put up an interesting interview with…

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September 10, 2004
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Subscribe To The Movie Blog

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Hey there folks. Due to popular demand (ok, about 3 people asked for this) you’ll notice on the right hand side there is now a place for you to subscribe…

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September 10, 2004
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Yeeehhaaaa!!! Who Wants A Ride In The General Lee?

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TextAd=Also check out Rotten Tomatoes Dukes of Hazzard or FilmForce Dukes of Hazzard

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September 10, 2004
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Mark Hamill Spills Some Dirt on Star Wars Episodes 7, 8 and 9

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First and foremost, head and shoulders above all other things, I am a Star Wars Geek. A New Hope was the first film that my mother ever took me too…

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