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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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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June 11, 2015
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The Martian Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

I just recently saw the trailer for The Martian. Everyone who have seen it before me, warned that it gave away much of the plot. My response to them is…

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June 9, 2015
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Z for Zachariah Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Margot Robbie is the last woman on Earth. This might sound as a dream come true. Especially, when you are perceived to be the last man on Earth. I would…

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June 9, 2015
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The Walk Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Who knew a movie about tight rope walking could be so exhilarating! I heard about this movie a year ago. What was my reaction, you may ask. It was initially,…

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June 6, 2015
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Suffragette Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

Women suffrage was a very real thing in history, still remains an issue in certain places of the world. I am ashamed to admit that I know very little about…

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June 6, 2015
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“Love & Mercy” Needs More Beach

— Posted by Jules Neuman

The life of reclusive Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson, from his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr….

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June 6, 2015
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Andrew Bujalski’s “Results”

— Posted by Jules Neuman

    Two mismatched personal trainers’ lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.   Andrew Bujalski released Results to a flurry of appreciative critical responses: finally,…

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June 6, 2015
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Everest Official Trailer

— Posted by Mo Baptiste

This trailer broke my heart! Why you may ask? Because for five seconds, I thought it was a Cliffhanger reboot. Okay, my rant is over, and let us proceed onto…

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June 6, 2015
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DVD/Blu-ray: Fifty Shades Leaves Little To The Unknown

— Posted by Jim Alexander

    Fifty Shades of Grey has been a worldwide box office phenomenon. Now the movie is available on DVD and Blu-ray, and it comes with a lot of bonus…

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June 5, 2015
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

Director: Paul Feig

Writer: Paul Feig

Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Jude Law

SPY: Melissa McCarthy Delivers in this Hilarious and Enjoyable Action Comedy.

— Posted by Kenny Miles

  Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the…

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June 4, 2015
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Burn Later Productions Producers Talk About Their Comedies

— Posted by Jim Alexander

  Burn Later Productions has produced recent hit independent comedies, Drinking Buddies, Adult Beginners, and upcoming comedy Results. Leading the charge of this production company are producers Paul Bernon and…

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