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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August 27, 2004
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Professor Xavier Picard goes in for Heart Surgery

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One of the best voices in entertainment, Patrick Stewart, went in for surgury. The Assoiated Press reported the following: Angioplasty involves the use of catheters to place a small balloon…

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August 27, 2004
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More Goodness From Aardman …

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Yeah, yeah … it’s old news if you’re in the UK but I’m not and these were never available here … One of the side benefits to being the parent…

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August 27, 2004
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UK Trauma Website Online …

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… and it’s a good one. Unless you have an active dislike for ants, in which case it will make you very uncomfortable. Check it out here.

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August 27, 2004
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Hero Reviews Come Rolling In …

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Lest you think it’s just a few of us deranged Asian film fans raving about how good Hero is, here are a few numbers and quotes to ponder. Rotten Tomatoes…

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August 27, 2004
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Farscape Trailer Online

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You know, I was never a huge Farscape fan but that had a lot more to do with the availability of the show here in Canada than with the quality….

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August 27, 2004
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Just So Everybody Knows …

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That supposed Quentin Tarantino blog people have been talking about? Bogus, as confirmed both by his agent and one-time writing partner Roger Avery. It’s still a pretty good impression of…

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August 27, 2004
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Wondering Where You Can Find Info On TIFF Films? Go here.

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Okay, this kicks ass. And saves me a lot of work. Thanks to the good people at Greencine Daily I’ve just found this site here that links to all the…

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August 27, 2004
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Hey Gilliam Fans! The Man’s Coming To Town!

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Hey boys and girls … Terry Gilliam is slated to begin filming Tideland in Toronto starting at the end of September. I’ve sent a note off to his agent to…

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August 27, 2004
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Rehearsal Footage From Cameron Crowe’s Elizabethtown

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I first came across a link to a streaming Quicktime version of this a few days ago but couldn’t get it to play right, so I never bothered to link…

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August 27, 2004
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More Incredible Mirror Mask Stills

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Zowie. The more I see of this film the more excited I get about it … Neil Gaiman has posted an additional five high res still shots from the upcoming…

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August 27, 2004
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Sweet! Planet of the Apes Goes Twilight Zone!

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Thanks to Jim for sending this in … No, it’s not an ‘official’ video but some clever person has noticed that Twilight Zone honcho Rod Serling was also responsible for…

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August 27, 2004
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My Summer of Love Review In Screendaily

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Another review for a film appearing in this year’s Toronto Film Festival, this time for My Summer of Love which is generating comparisons to Peter Jackson’s Heavenly Creatures. Nice. Check…

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August 27, 2004
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Nimrod Antal’s Kontroll to be Hungary’s Entry for Best Foreign Film Oscar

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I have yet to turn up very much info on the films in this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto Film Festival – believe me, it’s not for lack…

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August 27, 2004
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Taste of Tea Reviews Online

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Believe it or not you know who Katsuhito Ishii is. Not only that, if you’re reading this blog you’ve probably already seen some of his work. Best known outside of…

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August 27, 2004
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Fat Albert Movie Pictures

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Hollywood.Com has posted some stills of the new Fat Albert movie coming out soon. Wow… I gotta admit that seeing these pictures takes me back. Pretty good looking outfits for…

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August 27, 2004
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A Cheap Plug for Hockey Fans

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Ok, this is not at all movie related… I tried to think of ways to spin this so it would LOOK like it was movie related, but I now realize…

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August 27, 2004
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Blade Runner is Voted ‘Best Science Fiction Movie of All Time’ By People Who Know a Lot More Than You.

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Who says tax dollars and great minds go to waste? – Cuz hey! Mix the two together in a strange bastard coupling, and you’ve got yourself a movie list! That’s…

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August 27, 2004
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Today is The Day. Show your Worth. Go See Hero.

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It Is Now Friday It has been far too long in coming – jostled by schedules of the ignorant – to simply let this red-letter weekend pass by without doing…

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