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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June 30, 2004
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New Casshern Review Up at Midnight Eye

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Let me preface this by saying that nobody develops a foreign film fixation on the scale that I have without a LOT of help. I mean you have to have…

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June 29, 2004
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The Chicken Little Trailer: The Best Disney Can Do Without Pixar? Good Grief.

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Okay, I realize that putting 2 Disney posts in a row (see below), you can get the idea that Disney’s business moves sorta bug me. And from that, some would…

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June 29, 2004
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Disney is Full of It

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Okay, I’m not making political statements here, but let me get this straight: 1. Disney rejects and won’t distribute Fahrenheit 9-11 – “It has nothing to do with taking sides,…

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June 29, 2004
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Mike Judge Spills Details on His Next Film!

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Okay, it’s a bit of a cult phenomenon and little known in the regular world but Mike Judge’s Office Space is a very, very funny movie. It’s Judge’s only move…

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June 29, 2004
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Blade Trinity Trailer Online

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The title says it all really … here it is. I’ve enjoyed the first two Blade films but never because of Snipes’ performances. He’s solid but unspectacular in them. So…

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June 29, 2004
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Johnny Depp to Lend His Voice to The Corpse Bride!

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Not a big surprise here considering Depp’s long standing relationship with Tim Burton, but Variety has just announced the first batch of voice talent confirmed for the Burton-produced stop motion…

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June 29, 2004
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Kamikaze Girls Trailer, Website and Review.

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I meant to post something about this a good while ago when I first spotted the teaser online, but I never quite got around to it. Just stumbled across a…

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June 29, 2004
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Six Minutes of Footage From the Pang Brothers’ Recycle!

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Man … very happy and very surprised to have come across this as one of the articles I read on Abnormal Beauty said this wasn’t even scheduled to begin filming…

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June 28, 2004
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Extended Hellboy Heading to Theaters Outside North America?

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June 28, 2004
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Trailer for Oxide Pang’s Abnormal Beauty Online!

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Another find courtesy of the forums at KFC … The trailer for Oxide Pang’s new film Abnormal Beauty has just hit online and it looks incredible. The film is a…

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June 28, 2004
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Spiderman Release Date moved up

— Posted by John Campea

For those of you who may have missed it, the release date for Spiderman 2 was moved up from July 2nd (as advertised in the trailer) to June 30th (yes,…

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June 28, 2004
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Election Day in Canada

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Even though this isn’t a movie related topic, being a Canadian based website I thought I would be remiss if I didn’t (don’t vote Conservative) at least mention the fact…

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June 27, 2004
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Bubba’s Fantasia Picks!

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Never let it be said that we’re not responsive sorts around here. Gripe enough about something and we will generally try and respond. Fantasia has still not released the complete…

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June 27, 2004
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Fahrenheit 9/11 Takes Top Spot at the Box Office, Crushes Documentary Box Office Records in the Process …

— Posted by John Campea

This’ll be the last new Fahrenheit 9/11 post from me for a while, honest … Variety has just released their projected box office figures for this weekend and Michael Moore’s…

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June 27, 2004
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Little Britain = Absurd Comic Genius

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Oh my. Thanks to a recommendation from Edgar Wright (have you read our interview with him yet? you should. here it is.) and a couple of fine British lads who…

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June 27, 2004
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Spiderman 2 reviews looking more than promising

— Posted by John Campea

As the countdown begins for the official release of Spiderman 2, early reviews are causing erections on fan boys everywhere. The good folks over at Rotten Tomatoes summarize some of…

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June 27, 2004
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Post Fahrenheit 9/11 observations

— Posted by John Campea

Every audience in every theatre will inevitably react to a film in a quasi-unique way. After viewing Fahrenheit 9/11 in a St. Catharines Cineplex Odeon theatre last night (which was…

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June 27, 2004
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Trailer For Miyazaki’s New Film Online!

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Here’s something I found thanks to the good people over at KFC Cinema … The trailer for Howl’s Moving Castle – the new film by revered Japanese animation director Hayao…

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