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Johnny Depp Goes On an Adventure as Charlie Mortdecai In New Teaser Trailer

Johnny Depp sets out on an international adventure in the new teaser trailer for his upcoming action film, ‘Mortdecai.’ The actor stars as the comedy’s title character, Charlie Mortdecai, who’s faced with a mysteriously missing piece of art. The trailer follows Charlie as he sets out to uncover the stole item that may hold the code to unlimited wealth. ‘Mortdecai’ was written by Eric Aronson, who based the story on Kyril Bonfigllioli’s novel, ‘Don’t Point That Thing At Me.’ The action comedy was helmed by David Koepp, who previously directed Depp in the 2004 mystery thriller, ‘Secret Window.’ Lionsgate, which will distribute the film in theaters on February 6, 2015,  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO
Sinister 2 Set to Begin Production in Chicago As Shannyn Sossamon Cast

‘Sinister 2,’ the anticipated follow-up to the 2012 sleeper hit ‘Sinister,’ is set to begin production next week in Chicago. ‘Citadel’ helmer Ciaran Foy is set to direct the horror sequel, which Focus Features will release nationwide on Friday, August 21, 2015. The film’s production companies, Blumhouse Productions and Entertainment One (eOne), have also revealed that Shannyn Sossamon will headline the project. Scott Derrickson, the director of ‘Sinister,’ returned to the series to co-write the script with C. Robert Cargill. The duo previously worked together to write the screenplay for the original movie. Focus, Blumhouse and eOne have released the following details about the plot-line for ‘Sinister 2′: In the  [ Read More ]

Robin Williams' Friends and Family React to Actor's Devastating Death

Friends and family members of Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams, who died at his Northern California home yesterday, are responding to the performer’s devastating passing. Coroner investigators believe the actor’s death “to be a suicide due to asphyxia,” the Marin County, California Sheriff’s Office noted in a statement. Marin County deputies responded to an emergency call that was placed by the Golden Globe-winning actor’s personal assistant from his home in Tiburon yesterday at 11:55am. The sheriff’s statement disclosed that it was reported “a male adult had been located unconscious and not breathing.” Williams, who was last seen alive at his home around 10pm Sunday, was then pronounced dead at 12:02  [ Read More ]

Daniel Radcliffe Ponders the What If of His Love Life In New Clips

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 11 - 2014 0 Comment
Daniel Radcliffe Ponders the What If of His Love Life In New Clips

Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan are wondering how their lives would change if their best friend is actually their true love in new clips and behind-the-scenes footage from their new film, ‘What If.’ The comedy-drama’s latest videos include ‘Drown My Sorrows’ and ‘Worst Thing That Ever Happened,’ as well as the ‘Opposites Attract’ behind-the-scenes footage. The romantic film is currently playing in select theaters, and will expand nationwide on August 22. ‘What If’ was directed by ‘Goon’ helmer Michael Dowse and written by ‘Alone in the Dark’ scribe Elan Matai. The following synopsis for ‘What If’ has been released: ‘What If’ is the story of medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO
The Longest Week Is Coming For Jason Bateman with Film's Theatrical Release

Jason Bateman is having ‘The Longest Week,’ as Gravitas Ventures is set to release the comedy-drama in theaters on September 5. The film, which also stars Olivia Wilde, Billy Crudup and Jenny Slate, was written and directed by first-time feature film sribe and helmer, Peter Glanz. Gravitas Ventures has released the following synopsis for ‘The Longest Week’: As he eases into adulthood at the age of forty, Conrad Valmont (Jason Bateman), the over-educated, under-employed heir to the Valmont Hotel fortune, is cut off from his allowance following his parents abrupt divorce and tossed out into the unforgiving streets of the Upper West Side. Luckily, he is taken in by his  [ Read More ]

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President Coin District 13 Citizen Poster

The Capitol’s official television network was hacked by the rebel underground, as six profound District 13 citizen posters were unveiled on the station. ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1′ posters feature several of the most courageous leaders from the district. The posters feature President Coin, Finnick, Plutarch, Beetee, Effie and Haymitch. Lionsgate, which will distribute ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1′ in theaters nationwide on November 21, has released the following official synopsis for the sci-fi adventure film: The worldwide phenomenon of ‘The Hunger Games’ continues to set the world on fire with ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1,’ which finds Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in District 13 after she literally shatters the  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS, POSTERS

Nicholas Cage Will Unleash His Rage on Blu-ray and Digital Download

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 9 - 2014 0 Comment
Nicholas Cage Releases Rage On Blu-ray and Digital Download

Nicholas Cage is set to unleash his heart-stopping thriller, ‘Rage,’ on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on Tuesday. The action crime film, which will be distributed on home release by Image Entertainment, was directed by ‘The Appeared’ helmer, Paco Cabezas, and written by ‘Giallo’ co-scribes, Jim Agnew and Sean Keller. Besides Cage, the movie also stars Rachel Nichols, Danny Glover and Aubrey Peeples. The following synopsis for ‘Rage,’ whose home release also includes the special features, ‘The Making of RAGE’ and deleted scenes, has been released: ‘Rage’ tells the story of Paul Maguire (Cage), a respectable businessman and loving father living a peaceful life, until his violent past comes back  [ Read More ]

Meet the World's Latest Superstar In Beyond the Lights Trailer and Poster

See the romance behind the rise of the music world’s newest superstar in the new official trailer and poster from the upcoming drama, ‘Beyond the Lights.’ The film, which is set to open in theaters on November 14, was written and directed by ‘The Secret Lives of Bees’ scribe-helmer, Gina Prince-Bythewood. The filmmaker’s new movie stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Minnie Driver, Colson “MGK” Baker and Danny Glover. The following synopsis for ‘Beyond the Lights’ has been released: ‘Beyond the Lights’ is the story of Noni (Mbatha-Raw), the music world’s latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures of fame have Noni on the edge -until  [ Read More ]

Categories: Drama, MOVIES, NEWS, POSTERS, VIDEO

Meet The Boxtrolls In New Official Poster and Trailer

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 9 - 2014 0 Comment
Meet The Boxtrolls In New Official Poster and Trailer

‘The Boxtrolls’ are embarking on a quirky and mischievous adventure in the new official trailer and poster from the anticipated animated film. Audiences can also meet Fish, Eggs, Shoe, Oil Can and the whole Boxtroll crew in a new video from the upcoming adventure comedy. Directed by Anthony Staachi and Graham Annable and based on the novel ‘Here Be Monsters’ by Alan Snow. ‘The Boxtrolls,’ which is set to be released in theaters on September 26, was written by Irena Brignull. The following synopsis for ‘The Boxtrolls’ has been released: A family event movie from the creators of ‘Coraline’ and ‘ParaNorman’ that introduces audiences to a new breed of family  [ Read More ]

Categories: Comedy, MOVIES, NEWS, POSTERS, VIDEO

Aaron Paul Has a Need For Speed In Film Clips

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 7 - 2014 0 Comment
Aaron Paul Has a Need For Speed In Film's Home Release Clips

In celebration of the newly distributed home release of the action crime film, ‘Need For Speed,’ the drama’s production company, DreamWorks, has unveiled clips from the movie. The videos showcase some of the most intense and electrifying scenes from the film. + ‘Need For Speed’ is the second directorial effort from Scott Waugh, who previously helmed ‘Act of Valor.’ The 3D film, which is based on the Electronic Arts racing video game franchise, was written by George Gatins. DreamWorks has released the following synopsis for ‘Need For Speed’: ‘Need For Speed’ follows Tobey, a blue-collar mechanic who races muscle cars on the side in an unsanctioned street-racing circuit. Struggling to  [ Read More ]

Categories: DVD NEWS, MOVIES, NEWS, VIDEO

Dakota Fanning and Jennifer Connelly Join American Pastoral Cast

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 6 - 2014 0 Comment
Dakota Fanning and Jennifer Connelly Join American Pastoral Cast

Dakota Fanning and Jennifer Connelly have been cast by Lakeshore Entertainment to join Ewan McGregor in the upcoming Philip Roth-directed adaptation, ‘American Pastoral.’ Connelly will play Dawn, the wife of McGregor’s character, Swede Levov, while Fanning will portray their daughter, Merry Levov. “The role of Merry is an extremely complex part, and I believe that (Dakota) Fanning will break our hearts with her performance,” said Lakeshore President, Gary Lucchesi. “(Jennifer) Connelly is one of the great actresses of our time,” stated Lakeshore CEO, Tom Rosenberg. “We always wanted her to play Dawn in ‘American Pastoral,’ and we’re thrilled to be working with her.” John Romano, who previously adapted Michael Connelly’s  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, NEWS

The Hundred-Foot Journey Movie Review

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 6 - 2014 0 Comment
The Hundred-Foot Journey Movie Review

The Hundred-Foot Journey’ Director: Lasse Hallström Actors: Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal, Om Puri and Charlotte Le Bon Recognizing your origins and remaining in touch with where you came from as you set out to embrace new experiences can be a challenging, yet rewarding, situation for many people. Not only did screenwriter Steven Knight recognize and appreciate the characters’ love of cooking and food from writer Richard C. Morais’ book in his film adaptation of ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey,’ the chefs in the movie also powerfully came to realize that accepting your competition is part of the way to achieve success. ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey,’ which was directed by Lasse Hallstrom, follows Hassan  [ Read More ]

Categories: MOVIES, REVIEWS
Insidious: Chapter 3 Begins Production and Offers First Look Set Photo

Leigh Whannell goes back into The Further, as production on his new film, ‘Insidious: Chapter 3,’ is currently shooting in Los Angeles. The writer, director and actor, who is also the co-creator of the hit horror franchise, is helming the production of the follow-up. The filmmaker, who is also reprising his role of Specs from the first two installments of the series in the new sequel, once again penned the latest script in the franchise. The film’s first look set photo, which features Whannell directing some of his castmates, including returning series actress Lin Shaye, has also been released. Focus Features, (Entertainment One) eOne, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Blumhouse  [ Read More ]

Witness a Frightening Encounter In Horror Film’s New Trailer

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 5 - 2014 0 Comment
Witness a Frightening Encounter In Horror Film's New Trailer

Viewers are being lured in to witness the frightening and dark secrets in the upcoming horror film, ‘Encounter,’ with its recently released trailer. The two-minute clip offers a glimpse into the terrifying story behind the found footage movie. The film was directed by James Bowling and Susannah O’Brien. The first-time feature film director also wrote the script and produced the horror movie. The trailer follows a newlywed couple, Ted and Lauren McBride (Justin Arnold and Andrea Nelson), who move into a room in an old farmhouse in February 2013, so that he can set up cameras to film his grad school film thesis on atmospheric phenomena commonly known as orbs.  [ Read More ]

Interview: James Franco and Scott Haze Talk Child of God

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 4 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: James Franco and Scott Haze Talk Child of God

Truly connecting to something you want to believe in and that fulfills an emotional void in your life is a gripping sentiment that not only drives the cast and crew of the new crime thriller, ‘Child of God,’ but also the main character, Lester, in the story. The drama, which is based on Cormac McCarthy’s 1973 third novel of the same name, showcases the interest of James Franco, who co-wrote, directed and starred the film, to push the limits of what society feels comfortable watching and publicly discussing. Lester is an isolated, lonely man who is unable to adjust to the sudden and damaging obstacles in his life, and searches  [ Read More ]

Categories: INTERVIEWS, MOVIES

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