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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April 21, 2004
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Complete Cannes Film Festival Film List Now Up!

— Posted by John Campea

Not sure how long this has been available but I’ve just come across the complete list of films set to appear at this year’s edition of the Cannes film festival…

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April 20, 2004
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Napoleon Dynamite Trailer. My New Idol.

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Sorry about the lower rate of my postings this week folks, my show opens this week and it has been nothing but rehearsing. However, I needed to break to simply…

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April 18, 2004
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Innocence Review on Midnight Eye

— Posted by John Campea

So you think cartoons are for kids, do you? Well, Midnight Eye – in my opinion the best review site for Japanese film going – has got a detailed review…

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April 18, 2004
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See? Told You He Was Ugly.

— Posted by John Campea

Lest anybody think I have been unfair in describing my co-poster Day-vuh as ugly over in his mean girls thread, I humbly submit this photo. I had to wake up…

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April 18, 2004
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Hey, Lookie! Miramax is Actually Spending Some Money to Promote Hero!

— Posted by John Campea

Well, what do you know … it looks as though Miramax is actually spending some money to promote Hero after having the film gathering dust on their shelves for a…

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April 15, 2004
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The Mean Girls and Me. No, really!

— Posted by John Campea

Look at that!!! I’m famous!! In a dietary fiber kinda way….. Well, back in October I pranced around the set of Mean Girls and have spent time since then wondering…

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April 15, 2004
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Wheels are Turning for the Knight Rider Movie. Get it?!? Never mind.

— Posted by John Campea

Well, I don’t see a lot of online write ups on this yet, but I did see it in the daily today, so maybe we’ll get the flutter going about…

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April 15, 2004
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Oh Golly. This Must be a Sign of the Impending Apocalypse.

— Posted by John Campea

Okay this is pretty much too strange to be believed but it seems to really be happening … Fangoria is reporting that Pathfinder Pictures has signed a deal with Japan’s…

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April 15, 2004
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Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid. No Really. A trailer even.

— Posted by John Campea

And from out of left field comes the sequel no one was expecting: Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid. Which, of course is a sequel to the captivatingly bad…

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April 15, 2004
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Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 911 is Nearly Complete

— Posted by John Campea

Sure to ruffle more than just a few feathers is Michael Moore’s new documentary “Fahrenheit 911″, which is whsipered to be released sometime this year before the 2004 elections. On…

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April 14, 2004
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Fantastic Four Moving Ahead? Is This a Good Thing?

— Posted by John Campea

One of the oldest of the Marvel Comics titles, and most likely one of the most difficult to adapt, it looks as though a new film version of The Fantastic…

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April 14, 2004
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Some Details on Harry Potter 4 …

— Posted by John Campea

SciFi.com is reporting that the fourth Harry Potter film will be released November 18th, 2005. The fourth Potter installment is being helmed by Mike Newell, who seems a bit of…

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April 14, 2004
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New Trailer up for I Robot

— Posted by John Campea

A new trailer for Alex Proyas’ I Robot has hit online and it’s looking pretty good in a big popcorn sort of way … The film still doesn’t look to…

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April 14, 2004
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The Punisher is Being Dealt Scathing Reviews

— Posted by John Campea

Well, I wasn’t expecting anything this bad, but apparently, the new Punisher film is really terrible enough to invoke random cutting of one’s self. The two reviews I’m referring to…

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April 12, 2004
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Korean horror thriller “The Phone” is being remade

— Posted by John Campea

Well, the trend continues I guess… Films from Asia that are shockingly good being remade for American audiences. Perish the thought they get shown the original. In this case, the…

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April 11, 2004
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Passion back at #1 is Fine, Disney taking a bath is even better.

— Posted by John Campea

Well, granted, I did call it, but it didn’t really come as too much of a shock that Passion took the box office tickets over the weekend this week. It…

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April 10, 2004
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Don’t say we don’t listen to our readers!!!! Especially Redpimp.

— Posted by John Campea

Are we not courteous or WHAT? This entire forum is for Redpimp’s Complaints about Kill Bill and any related Kill Billness. Apparently, he didn’t like it. Actually, that’s an understatment….

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April 10, 2004
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Kill Bill Volume 2 Trailer and reviews

— Posted by John Campea

Again, this maybe old, but I haven’t been in the continent so lick me. I’m quite happy to return home to find a trailer for Kill Bill Vol. 2 that…

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