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Posted by monique On July - 23 - 2015 0 Comment
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Rebecca Romijn, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Luke Kleintank stars in the upcoming drama “Phantom Halo.” The film, also starring Rebecca Romijn, Sebastian Roché, Tobin Bell and Gbenga Akinnagbe, tells the story of two brothers who cope with the struggles of their family. “Brothers Samuel (Brodie-Sangster) and Beckett Emerson (Kleintank) are barely scraping by. Their father, Warren (Roché), continues to gamble and drink away any money they bring home. With all the havoc that is constantly going on in their lives, the family members each find solace in his own way, through Shakespeare, comic books and impossible love affairs. Beckett seizes the opportunity to make some easy money by counterfeiting in hopes  [ Read More ]

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Ryan Reynolds Gets into the Mississippi Grind in Drama's Trailer and Poster

Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn‘s luck is unexpectedly starting to improve in the newly released poster and trailer for their upcoming drama, ‘Mississippi Grind.’ The assets for the film were unveiled by its distributor, A24, which will distribute the movie in theaters on September 25, and on DirecTV on August 13. ‘Mississippi Grind’ was written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. The duo previously penned and helmed several other films together, including the features ‘It’s Kind of a Funny Story‘ and ‘Sugar,’ as well as the documentary ‘Young Rebels.’ Besides Reynolds and Mendelsohn, the drama also stars Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton, Robin Weigert and Alfre Woodard. The following  [ Read More ]

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Miss You Already poster

The trailer for new London-set romantic comedy, “Miss You Already” including Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Dominic Cooper and Mem Ferda has been released. The film is directed by a romantic film fan favorite, Catherine Hardwicke, who directed the successful “Twilight” films, and written by Morwenna Banks. “Miss You Already” tells the story of two childhood friends, Milly and Jess, whose lives change when life throws them both curveballs; one gets pregnant as the other falls dangerously ill. Ferda’s role in the film is one that plays against his type; the actor is usually known as a “tough guy” in movies, playing various villainous roles in films like “The Devil’s Double”  [ Read More ]

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Felt box art

Our patriarchal society has been the subject of heated critique for a long time, but especially so with the culture’s most recent story revolving around Bill Cosby admitting in a 2005 deposition about drugging women. This is coupled with the allegations of 40 women who have said Cosby raped them after drugging them. Many have called the unwillingness to believe these 40 women until the release of the documents as a part of our rape culture, which also includes collective instances of “slut-shaming” and victim-blaming. “Felt” is a movie that aims to take apart the rape culture and criticize society for silencing victims. “Felt,” starring Amy Everson (who also co-wrote  [ Read More ]

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Charlize Theron Returns to Dark Places in New Trailer and Poster

Posted by Karen Benardello On June - 27 - 2015 0 Comment
Charlize Theron Returns to Dark Places in New Trailer and Poster

Charlize Theron is looking for a killer who has plagued her for most of her life in the newly released trailer and poster for her mystery thriller, ‘Dark Places,’ which debuted on Yahoo! The film’s drama’s distributor, A24, unveiled the assets for the film. The story is based on ‘Gone Girl‘ author Gillian Flynn’s worldwide best-selling novel, which has been on the NY Times best-seller list for over two years. ‘Dark Places’ will be exclusively available on DirecTV until July 17, until it’s released in theaters and On Demand on August 7. The thriller was written and directed by ‘Sarah’s Key’ scribe and helmer, Gilles Paquet-Brenner. Besides Theron, the drama  [ Read More ]

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LEGEND – In Theaters October 2, 2015 Tom Hardy is set to thrill audiences with a case of double trouble in “Legend.” In the period crime drama, Hardy plays twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of London’s most legendary criminals. “From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins.” If just hearing that Hardy  [ Read More ]

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Captive poster

David Oyelowo and Kate Mara are getting their dramatic acting on in the trailer for “Captive.” The film, based on a true story, finds Oyelowo and Mara’s characters on a journey through spiritual guidance and purpose. The fascinating part is the journey starts from an unlikely – and very scary – event. “CAPTIVE, based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is the dramatic, thrilling, and spiritual journey of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols. After being taken hostage by Brian in her own apartment, Ashley turns to Rick Warren’s inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life, for guidance. In reading from the book, Ashley not  [ Read More ]

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Bridge of Spies' First Look Trailer and Photos Show Tom Hanks Serving in the Cold War

The first official look of Tom Hanks starring as an ordinary man who’s placed in extraordinary circumstances in the upcoming thriller, ‘Bridge of Spies,’ has been released by DreamWorks Pictures and Fox 2000 Pictures. The drama’s production companies have released the film’s new trailer and poster, which feature the Academy Award-winning actor. ‘Bridge of Spies’ is set to be released in the U.S. theaters by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures on October 16, 2015. Besides Hanks, the drama also stars Mark Rylance, Scott Shepherd, Amy Ryan, Sebastian Koch and Alan Alda. The thriller was directed by Steven Spielberg, who previously directed Hanks in the films ‘Saving Private Ryan,’ ‘Catch Me  [ Read More ]

Sci-Fi Horror Film Closer to God Coming This July

Posted by monique On June - 9 - 2015 0 Comment
Closer to God-Breaking Glass Pictures

Many sci-fi/horror films take on the notion of scientists possibly not weighing the ramifications of their breakthroughs, like “The Fly” and “Splice.” Uncork’d Entertainment and Breaking Glass Picture’s upcoming release “Closer to God” follows in the footsteps of these films by tackling the uncomfortable topic of cloning. “Closer to God” is written and directed by Billy Senese and has been described as an “ambitious, thoughtful and provocative take on the Frankenstein story” by ScreenDaily and a “mind-blowing, thought-provoking, disturbing and brilliant film” by Talent Monthly. Here’s what you can expect from the film. “Dr. Victor Reed is a brilliant geneticist who has just achieved a huge scientific breakthrough by successfully  [ Read More ]

Sons of Liberty Blu-ray Review

Posted by juliana On June - 5 - 2015 0 Comment
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Title: Sons of Liberty Lionsgate / The History Channel Director: Kari Skogland Writer: David C. White; Stephen David; Kirk Ellis ;Zachary Herrmann; Jordan Rosenblum Cast: Ben Barnes, Marton Csokas, Ryan Eggold, Henry Thomas, Michael Raymond-James, Rafe Spall, Jason O’Mara,Dean Norris, Emily Berrington Running Time: 270 minutes (3 part miniseries); Unrated (Violence, mild language, mild sexuality) Special Features: 3 behind the scenes featurettes – Lensing Liberty; Men of Independence; The Choreography of War Available on DVD, VOD, Blu-Ray on May 26th The Sons of Liberty were a group of American colonists that created the 13 colonies to protect rights and fight taxation from the English crown. This miniseries tells the stories  [ Read More ]

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Trailer and Poster for A Walk in the Woods Released

Posted by monique On May - 28 - 2015 0 Comment
A Walk in the Woods

Robert Redford, Nick Nolte and Emma Thompson star in an unconventional roadtrip buddy movie, “A Walk in the Woods.” The film, based on the bestseller by Bill Bryson, stars Redford as Bryson himself, who decided to take a hike into the Appalachians. Once on the trail, though, he finds his former friend. “In this new comedy adventure, celebrated travel writer, Bill Bryson (Academy Award winner Robert Redford), instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful wife (Academy Award winner Emma Thompson), and large and happy family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail – 2,200 miles of America’s most unspoiled, spectacular and rugged countryside from Georgia to Maine. The  [ Read More ]

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Welcome To Me Movie Review

Posted by juliana On May - 15 - 2015 0 Comment
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Title: Welcome To Me Alchemy Director: Shira Piven Writer: Eliot Laurence Cast: Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Linda Cardellini, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Wes Bentley, Alan Tudyk, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack Running time: 105 min, Rated R (sexual content, some graphic nudity, language) In Theaters May 1, 2015 Alice Klieg is a woman who’s obsessed with Oprah. She has a wall of videotaped shows that she knows by heart. She has borderline personality disorder, and has no inner censor. She hasn’t turned off her TV in 11 years. She wakes up at about noon-thirty every day and walks down to the corner store to buy a copy of O magazine and a  [ Read More ]

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See You In Valhalla Movie Review

Posted by juliana On May - 14 - 2015 0 Comment
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Title: See You in Valhalla ARC Entertainment Director: Jarret Tarnol Writer: Brent Tarnol Cast: Sarah Hyland, Steve Howey, Odeya Rush, Bret Harrison, Emma Bell, Jake McDorman, Beau Mirchoff, Alex Frost, Michael Weston, Conor O’Farrell Running time: 82 minutes, Rated R (language, drug use) THEATRICAL, VOD and iTunes RELEASE DATE: April 24, 2015 Johana Burwood (Sarah Hyland) comes home from work, pops some waffles in the toaster and clicks on the news to discover her drug-addict brother Maxwell “Magnus” (Jake McDorman) has died in a strange murder/suicide avenging his deceased girlfriend while wielding a sword, claiming to be a viking. She forgets she had a date that night, and the poor  [ Read More ]

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Echoes of War Movie Review

Posted by juliana On May - 14 - 2015 0 Comment

Title: Echoes of War ARC Entertainment Director: Kane Senes Writer: Kane Senes & John Chriss Cast: James Badge Dale, Ethan Embry, William Forsythe, Maika Monroe, Rhys Wakefield Running time: 1hr 40 min, Rated R (violence, sexuality/nudity and language) In Theaters, VOD and i-Tunes on May 15, 2015 After the Civil War, two neighboring families struggle to survive in rural Texas. The McCluskeys, headed by Randolph (William Forsythe) are dealing with their lost cattle and their son to the war.  His wife Doris (Beth Broderick) is nearly comatose in grief with the loss of one of her sons, while her other two boys – the mentally disabled Dillard (Ryan O’Nan) and  [ Read More ]

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Laugh Killer Laugh Movie Review

Posted by juliana On April - 28 - 2015 0 Comment
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Title: Laugh Killer Laugh ITN DISTRIBUTION Director: Kamal Ahmed Writer: Kamal Ahmed Cast: William Forsythe, Bianca Hunter, Tom Sizemore, Victor Colicchio, Larry Romano, Robert MacNaughton, Kevin Corrigan Running time: 100 minutes, Unrated AVAILABLE IN THEATERS, ON VOD and ITUNES: April 24, 2015 Frank Stone (William Forsythe) is a theif and a killer for the mob whom is wandering through life in misery. He happens upon a creative writing class that he wants to join. He begins to pen short stories in the style of Mickey Spillane to an intrigued class; little do they all know they’re all based on real people and events.  He catches the eye of one student,  [ Read More ]

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