Director James Ponsoldt on 'The End of the Tour' and Jason Segel's Breakthrough Role as David Foster Wallace

 

Director James Ponsoldt’s new film “The End of the Tour” chronicles five days in 1996 when David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) interviewed famed “Infinite Jest” novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) for a (never-published) Rolling Stone magazine article. The interviews took place in the dead of winter at the novelist’s ramshackle hom…

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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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July 31, 2004
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Sin City Releases April First!

— Posted by John Campea

Yeah, the release date’s true, but really it’s just an excuse to post that picture. Can you blame me?

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July 31, 2004
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Team America Trailer and Website Live!

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I’ve got to say that I’m not particularly a fan of South Park but every now and then Parker and Stone come up with a work of undeniable genius –…

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July 31, 2004
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Interview WIth Machurian Candidate Director Jonathan Demme Online

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Manchurian Candidate director Jonathan Demme’s recent interview with NPR has been archived on the radio network’s website and is available here. Yep, he talks politics which is sure to get…

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July 31, 2004
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Incredibles Comic Book in the Works!

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Another piece of interesting news thanks to the ever-vigilant Twitch … Dark Horse comics have announce that they will be releasing a four issue comic mini-series based on The Incredibles…

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July 31, 2004
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Thee Michelle Gun Elephant MP3s Online

— Posted by John Campea

It’s not exactly movie news but it is related so I’m putting it up anyway … If you’ve been paying attention to the site over the last little while you…

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July 31, 2004
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Village Discussion Free For All

— Posted by John Campea

Want to talk Village spoilers? Do it here. Everything’s fair game. Got a question or interpretation? This is the place, so fire away in as much detail as you like.

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July 31, 2004
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Last Day to Enter Lady Snowblood Giveaway Contest!

— Posted by John Campea

Sweet mother of mystery! Your time’s almost up! You wanna win a pair of free Lady Snowblood DVDs? Of course you do, and today’s your last chance to do it….

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July 30, 2004
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Bubba Reviews The Village

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I would like to preface this review by saying that teenage girls are stupid. Or, at the very least, the teenage girls who were sitting next to me at The…

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July 28, 2004
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Batman Begins Teaser Trailer Online!

— Posted by John Campea

I don’t really need to say anything else, do I? Thanks to Twitch for pointing this out. Here are the links to the Quicktime versions, because all other formats are…

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July 28, 2004
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Tell me what to watch!!

— Posted by John Campea

I thought I would post this to show to people that contrary to popular belief I am interested in what you think or your opinions. Here is the deal. For…

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July 27, 2004
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The Village Giveaway Contest!

— Posted by John Campea

Good Lord, do we ever like giving stuff away. We like it so much, in fact, that we’re not even going to wait for our Lady Snowblood DVD giveaway contest…

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July 27, 2004
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Miike Interview at Fangoria

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Fangoria has just run the first part of a lengthy interview with Takashi Miike – conducted in part by Cabin Fever director Eli Roth – and it’s a good one….

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July 27, 2004
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Neil Gaiman’s Death: The High Cost of Living in Developement at New Line

— Posted by John Campea

Well, it’s not a Sandman movie, but it’s close … Neil Gaiman’s Death: The High Cost of Living is in development at New Line based on Gaiman’s own script with…

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July 27, 2004
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Fantastic Four’s Thing Will NOT Be CGI

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According to an article on SciFi.com The Fantastic Four’s Ben Grimm / Thing will NOT be a CG created character. Actor Michael Chiklis is quoted saying, “I did not want…

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July 27, 2004
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Chan Wook Park Receives Korean Cultural Award for Old Boy, Celebrates By Launching a New Production Company With Pretty Much Every Major Korean Director Working Today

— Posted by John Campea

Korean director Chan Wook Park – along with his producer and star – are all receiving major Korean cultural awards for their work on Old Boy. “To recognize the contribution…

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July 27, 2004
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Harold and Kumar Review

— Posted by John Campea

The good folks over at Screen Daily have posted a review of Harold and Kumar go to White Castle and they HATE it. Really. Very active dislike here. Though frankly,…

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July 27, 2004
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Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Teaser Online!

— Posted by Rodney

Whee! I’ve been itching to see this teaser – just unveiled at the San Diego Comic Con – so I was more than a little pleased to get an email…

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July 26, 2004
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New TV Spots for The Village Online!

— Posted by John Campea

Four new TV spots for M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village have just turned up online. These exist in a couple different formats, but I’m only going to give you the…

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