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Americons Movie Review

Posted by juliana On February - 11 - 2015 0 Comment
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Title: Americons Blacklist Digital Director: Theo Avgerinos Writer: Beau Martin Williams Cast: Beau Martin Williams, Matt Funke, Trai Byers, Sam McMurray, Jon Gries Running time: 1hr 28 min, Rated R (language, drug use, sexuality) Limited Release January 23, 2015 Americons is a cautionary tale based on a true story about the mortgage boom and economic collapse of 2008.  Jason Kelley (Beau Martin Williams) was a one time football star, now working as a club doorman. Walking up to the velvet rope is Devin Weiss ( Matt Funke), who recognizes Jason from his football days and asks him what happened to him that made him to be a doorman, y’know like  [ Read More ]

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Jimi All Is By My Side DVD Review

Posted by juliana On February - 11 - 2015 0 Comment
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Title: Jimi: All Is By My Side XLRator Media Director: John Ridley Writer: John Ridley Cast: Andre Benjamin, Hayley Atwell, Imogen Poots, Ruth Negga Running time: 116 min, Rated R (Language, sexual references, drug content) Special Features: Music by Waddy, Lyrics by Danny (interview with Waddy Wachtel and producer Danny Bramson); Theatrical Trailer Available January 13, 2015 Andre Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix as he struggles with finding his sound and forming his band in London from 1966-1967, before his infamous Monterey Pop festival performance in the US. Imogen Poots portrays Linda Keith, Keith Richard’s then girlfriend and London scenester who claims to have discovered Jimi, and convinces Chas Chandler  [ Read More ]

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A Little Game DVD Review

Posted by juliana On February - 11 - 2015 0 Comment
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Title: A Little Game Arc Entertainment Director: Evan Oppenheimer Writer: Evan Oppenheimer Cast: Ralph Macchio, Janeane Garofalo, F. Murray Abraham, Rachel Dratch, Olympia Dukakis, Makenna Ballard Running Time: 91 minutes, Rated PG Special Features: Behind the Scenes; Bloopers; Trailer Available on DVD: January 20th, 2015 Max (Makenna Ballard)  is a 10 year old girl and the smartest kid in her school. Her parents (Ralph Macchio & Janeane Garofalo) want their oldest daughter to attend an all-girls private school to better her education, so they work themselves almost to death to pay the tuition. Meanwhile Max is unhappy leaving her friends behind, being bullied by the rich girls because her father  [ Read More ]

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Zarra’s Law DVD Review

Posted by juliana On February - 11 - 2015 0 Comment
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Title: Zarra’s Law Arc Entertainment Director: Juha Wuolijoki Writers: Joseph Scarpinito and Charles Kipps Cast: Brendan Fehr, Erin Cummings, Nick Sandow, Tony Sirico, Burt Young Running Time: 79 min, Rated R (language and violence) Special Features: Trailer Available January 13, 2015 Based on a True Story boasts the theatrical trailer. It’s the story of Tony Zarra(Tony Sirico), a retired cop who is mourning the death of his brother two years later.  His lawyer nephew Gaetano (Brendan Fehr) comes to town to visit is uncle and grandma (Renee Taylor) and is shocked by Tony to hear that his father’s alleged killer is getting out of prison after only two years.  He  [ Read More ]

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Sean Penn Is Back as The Gunman in Crime Thriller’s Official Poster

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 14 - 2015 0 Comment
Sean Penn Is Back as The Gunman in Crime Thriller's Official Poster

Sean Penn is relying on his trademark intensity to find the truth in his latest role as an ex-special ops soldier, who’s pitted against his former organization that is looking to silence him for good, in his new movie, ‘The Gunman.’ Open Road Films, which will release the upcoming action thriller in theaters on March 20, 2015, released the official poster for ‘The Gunman’ on Fandango. The distribution company has also unveiled the latest official photo and trailer for the crime drama, in which the two-time Oscar winning actor plays Jim Terrier. Besides Penn, the film also stars Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone and Mark Rylance. ‘The Gunman’ was  [ Read More ]

White Rabbit Movie Poster

Breaking Glass Pictures is set to reveal its intense drama, ‘White Rabbit,’ starring Sam Trammell, Britt Robertson, Nick Krause and Ryan Lee, on February 13, 2015 in select theaters and on VOD. The film will play in theaters in Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Chicago, Portland, Seattle, San Diego, Detroit and Miami, with more cities to be announced. In anticipation of ‘The White Rabbit’s theatrical and VOD distribution, Breaking Glass Pictures has released the psychological thriller’s official trailer, poster and images. The film’s trailer follows Krause’s character, Harlon, as he states how certain events will have a lasting effect on people’s lives, although they often don’t realize how  [ Read More ]

New Trailer for American Sniper Released

Posted by monique On December - 18 - 2014 0 Comment
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“American Sniper” is shaping up to possibly be one of Bradley Cooper’s defining roles. The film, which also stars Sienna Miller and is directed by Clint Eastwood, now has a new trailer detailing more of the drama that will make this film a possible Oscar contender. The film is based on the real story of Chris Kyle, “the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history.” “U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname “Legend.” However, his reputation is also growing  [ Read More ]

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Poker Night Movie Review

Posted by juliana On December - 18 - 2014 0 Comment
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Title: Poker Night XLrator Media Director: Greg Francis Writer: Greg Francis Cast: Ron Perlman, Giancarlo Esposito, Beau Mirchoff, Titus Welliver, Michael Eklund, Ron Eldard, Corey Large, Halston Sage Running time: 1hr 44 min, Unrated (Language, Violence, Rape) IN THEATERS, VOD AND iTUNES: December 20, 2014 Detective Stan Jeter (Beau Mirchoff) of Warsaw Indiana is welcomed to a poker game by a few of the city’s best detectives – Calabrese (Ron Perlman), Bernard (Giancarlo Esposito), Cunningham (Ron Eldard),  and Maxwell (Titus Welliver).  The rules of the poker game is that once the rookie wins, he can start asking questions. The guys meanwhile tell him tales of their most memorable cases in  [ Read More ]

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The Skeleton Twins DVD Review

Posted by juliana On December - 18 - 2014 0 Comment
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Title: The Skeleton Twins Lionsgate Director: Craig Johnson Writers: Craig Johnson & Mark Heyman Cast: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell Running time: 93 min, Rated R (Language, Sexuality, Drug Use) Special Features: Gag Reel; Outtakes; Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary with Director/Co-writer Craig Johnson; “To Whom it May Concern: Making the Skeleton Twins” Featurette; Sweet Moves (cast dancing); Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Craig Johnson, Kristen Wiig and Billl Hader; Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Craig Johnson, Co-writer Mark Heyman and Producer/ Editor Jennifer Lee Available on Blu-ray, DVD,  and On Demand on December 16th Maggie (Kristin Wiig) and Milo (Bill Hader) are estranged twins who haven’t seen each  [ Read More ]

After the Fall Movie Review

Posted by juliana On December - 12 - 2014 0 Comment

Title: After The Fall eOne Films Director: Saar Klein Writers: Saar Klein, Joe Conway Cast: Wes Bentley, Jason Isaacs, Vinessa Shaw, Haley Bennett Running time: 1hr 49min, Not Rated (Violence, Language, Sexuality) NY THEATERS AND VOD: December 12, 2014 Family man Bill (Wes Bentley) loses his job as an insurance adjuster after too many generous payouts. He’s afraid to tell his wife (Vinessa Shaw) they’re broke, but continues their upper middle class living in Albuquerque to keep up appearances.  He meets a police detective named Frank (Jason Isaacs), one night at a bowling alley and they start hanging out during the day, mostly Frank teaching Bill how to shoot.  After his  [ Read More ]

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Field of Lost Shoes DVD Review

Posted by juliana On December - 3 - 2014 0 Comment
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Title: Field of Lost Shoes Arc Entertainment Director: Sean McNamara Writers: Thomas Farrell, Dave Kennedy Cast: David Arquette, Keith David, Lauren Holly, Nolan Gould, Jason Isaacs, Zach Roerig,  and Tom Skerritt Running time: 96 minutes, Rated PG-13 (war violence) Special Features: Behind the Scenes; Virginia Military Institute’s New Market Oath Ceremony; Trailer Available December 2nd During the American Civil War, 257 teenage cadets from the Virginia Military Institute in New Market, marched 80 miles to fill a gap in the line and charge in the one-day battle at Shenandoah Valley. Only 10 were killed. This is the story of seven of those boys and only four of which came out  [ Read More ]

The Mule Movie Review

Posted by juliana On December - 3 - 2014 0 Comment
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Title: The Mule XLrator Media Director: Tony Mahony, Angus Sampson Writers: Jaime Browne, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell Cast: Hugo Weaving, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Ewen Leslie, Georgina Haig, Noni Hazlehurst, and John Noble Running time: 103 min, Unrated (Violence, language) IN THEATERS, VOD AND iTUNES: November 21, 2014 Based on true events. In 1983 a naive man named Ray Jenkins (Angus Sampson) who still lives at home with his parents, travels to Thailand with his soccer team. Ray’s friend Gavin (Leigh Whannell) whom is in a bit of trouble with drug dealer Pat Shepherd (John Noble), convinces Ray to take the task of swallowing 20 condoms filled with heroin and  [ Read More ]

Categories: Action, Drama, MOVIES, RELEASES, REVIEWS

The Lookalike Movie Review

Posted by juliana On November - 26 - 2014 0 Comment
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Title: The Lookalike Well Go USA Entertainment Director: Richard Gray Writer: Michele Davis-Gray Cast: Justin Long, Gillian Jacobs, John Corbett, Jerry O’Connell, Scottie Thompson, Gina Gershon, Steven Bauer, John Savage and Luis Guzmán Running time: 1 hr 40 min, Not Rated (sex, nudity, rape, drug use, violence, language) In theaters 11.07.14 Two drug dealers (John Corbett and Steven Bauer) want to aquire larger real estate from aged dealer William Spinks (John Savage), so they get a woman named Sadie Hill (Gillian Jacobs in a dual role) he’s been pining for to set up a deal to sleep with him. After the deal is made, Sadie accidentally gets killed by a  [ Read More ]

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Nothing Bad Can Happen Movie Review

Posted by juliana On October - 22 - 2014 0 Comment
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Title: Nothing Bad Can Happen ( “Tore tanzt”) Drafthouse Films Director: Katrin Gebbe Writer: Katrin Gebbe Cast: Julius Feldmeier, Sascha Alexander Gersak, Annika Kuhl, Swantje Kohlhof Running Time: 110 minutes, Special Features: “Tore Tanzt: A Conversation With Julius, Katrin and Verena”; interview with director Katrin Gebbe; 12-page booklet; theatrical trailer; digital download of the film. Available: 10.14.14 Disclaimer: Thar be spoilers. Inspired by true events. Tore (Julius Feldmeier) has recently joined a religious organization of punks called The Jesus Freaks.  After getting baptized, he and his friend Owl stop by a broken down van and a helpless family inside. Tore walks up to them and offers his help, by laying  [ Read More ]

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The Hobbit Battle poster

New “Hobbit” news! With the latest film, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” coming out in High Frame Rate 3D (HFR 3D), other 3D and 2D formats and IMAX in select theaters on Dec. 17, a new “Hobbit” poster and new character banners have been released! Take a look at them below the post and write what you think about the film in the comments section below! “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” is directed by Peter Jackson with a screenplay by Jackson, Fran Wash, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro (based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien). The film stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard  [ Read More ]

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