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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June 21, 2015
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A Female Hero Saves The World In Survivor

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Synopsis:A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed…

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June 21, 2015
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Director James McTeigue Talks Survivor And Working With The Wachowski’s

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    With the DVD and Blu-ray release of Survivor out June 23, I had a chance to talk to director James McTeigue. James talks about what it was like to…

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June 19, 2015
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The Secret Lives of Pets Teaser Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

This was by far the longest teaser trailer of my life. It easily was a minute too long #facts. However, that did not take away my enjoyment for the trailer….

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June 19, 2015
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Time Out of Mind Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Richard Gere, playing a homeless man, is not much of a movie for me. I live in New York City, and we treat our homeless as inconvenient trash. If they…

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June 19, 2015
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama 

Directors: Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen

Writers: Pete Docter (story), Ronaldo Del Carmen (story) (as Ronnie del Carmen) 

Stars: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black

Inside Out: Pixar’s Creative and Emotional Masterpiece is a Disney Classic.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San…

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June 18, 2015
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Interview: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’s Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is the Sundance award winning drama based on the young adult novel of the same name about old friends who re-connect after one…

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June 18, 2015
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama 

Director: Crystal Moselle

Stars: Bhagavan Angulo, Govinda Angulo, Jagadisa Angulo

Fascinating Wolfpack Showcases Eccentric Movie Loving Family

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Nicknamed…

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June 18, 2015
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Hotel Transylvania 2 Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

What is more cooler than a grandpa who is a vampire … ? Nothing really. That is pretty much as cool as it gets. This trailer shows his daughter who…

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June 18, 2015
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The Peanuts Movie Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I was not a big fan of Charlie Brown while growing up. Born in the late ’80s, by the time I started watching this “classic”, it was well past its…

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June 18, 2015
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Captive Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I am the last person who should talk about religious movies. As the great Randy Jackson would say,”It just doesn’t do it for me, dog.” There are some good ones,…

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June 18, 2015
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The Runner Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Nicholas Cage … what can I say about you that has not already been said? Your crappy movie choices and over the top acting has made you an absolute joke….

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June 16, 2015
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Spike Lee’s “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus” Out on Blu-Ray… So Buy A Copy!

— Posted by Jules Neuman

    Spike Lee reimagines Bill Gunn’s Ganja & Hess–a Blaxploitation film from 1973. When Dr. Hess Green (Stephen Tyrone Williams) is introduced to a mysteriously cursed artifact by an art curator,…

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June 15, 2015
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Roy Andersson’s “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence” is Not the Title of a New Fiona Apple Album

— Posted by Jules Neuman

  Swedish director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of “being a human being” with this meticulously crafted, dreamlike black comedy. Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman,…

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June 13, 2015
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THE PROGRAM Trailer Lance Armstrong Biopic

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Wow. I’m calling dibs on this movie, right now. I was confident that a Lance Armstrong movie would be a snooze fest. And, for the first fifteen seconds I was…

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June 13, 2015
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Regression Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

You know what grinds my gears? Good actors in bad movies. Yes, I said bad movies. No, I have not seen the movie, nor have I talked to any of…

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June 12, 2015
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How Jurassic Park and Jurassic World differ and coincide

— Posted by Ryan

  Jurassic World is here and old school Jurassic Park fans are raving about their excitement to see the film. While Jurassic World is the fourth film in the series,…

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June 12, 2015
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Jurassic World Review

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure based on characters created by…

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June 11, 2015
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Official Teaser Trailer 1

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I have never been a fan of The Hunger Games series. On the other hand, the books are a slice of heaven, that I could not get enough of. Needless…

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Striker: "Surely you can't be serious." Rumack: "I am serious...and don't call me Shirley."

— Robert Hays and Leslie Nielsen as Ted Striker and Dr. Rumack from Airplane!, 1980

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