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Jake G goes full-Bale for Oscar

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 27, 2015 16:59:46 March 27, 2015 16:59:46

The first trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s boxing movie Southpaw—the one he got insanely ripped for—just premiered on Eminem’s Youtube channel, of all the weird places. Once upon a time, Eminem was attached to the project, but his involvement now is limited to a song on the soundtrack and, apparently, debuting the trailer. Full Story

Adam Sandler in The Cobbler

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 27, 2015 14:25:40 March 27, 2015 14:25:40

I’ve seen some bad movies that have made me rage recently, but though it is a profoundly bad movie—I mean that literally, it is profound in its badness—The Cobbler starring Adam Sandler isn’t upsetting to watch. Full Story

Turtles & Models

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 26, 2015 16:20:53 March 26, 2015 16:20:53
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I had no idea there were more Ninja Turtle movies on the way. So I had to ask Sarah, the Ninja Turtle expert, even though she wouldn’t want to be known as such, if they were shooting a sequel. Apparently, yes. Fine. I can live with that. But WHY ISN’T THERE A SEQUEL TO INSIDE MAN??? It’s almost been 10 years since Inside Man. Full Story

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Sam Taylor-Johnson is done

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 26, 2015 13:35:00 March 26, 2015 13:35:00

Not exactly a surprise. Sam Taylor-Johnson didn’t bother trying to pretend during interviews leading up to the release of Fifty Shades Of Grey that there wasn’t creative conflict between her and author EL James. So the speculation that she would not return to direct the sequels was more than justified. Full Story

Vin Diesel’s Furious Oscar

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 25, 2015 18:18:05 March 25, 2015 18:18:05
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I used to hate Vin Diesel. There were rumours about how he behaved on set, how he treated people. Then, he kinda went gossip quiet. And after that he started showing me his dance and lip-synch on line to Rihanna and Beyonce and Katy Perry. Even Sarah didn’t hate it when he proudly played a tree in Guardians Of The Galaxy. Full Story

Tom Ford returns to filmmaking with George Clooney

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 25, 2015 14:17:20 March 25, 2015 14:17:20
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Tom Ford made his directorial debut in 2009 with A Single Man, for which Colin Firth earned an Oscar nomination, and now, six years later, he’s lined up his sophomore project. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ford has signed on to direct Nocturnal Animals, based on Austin Wright’s book Tony and Susan. Full Story

Great. Do they finally come?

Lainey Posted by Lainey at March 24, 2015 21:37:17 March 24, 2015 21:37:17
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Fifty Shades Of Grey will be released on DVD on May 8. They want your money so they’re promising that this version will be “unrated”, with an alternate ending and new scenes. Like… Come scenes? One of my biggest problems (aside from Jamie Dornan’s overall discomfort) with the movie is that NOBODY COMES. Full Story

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Michael Fassbender’s Western romance

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 24, 2015 20:57:34 March 24, 2015 20:57:34
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Michael Fassbender’s passion project, the Western Slow West, is currently making the festival rounds and is expected in theaters later this year. It’s the feature film debut of Scottish writer/director John Maclean and it’s produced by Fassbender’s shingle, DMC, and it looks very, very cool. Full Story

Liam Neeson’s Run All Night

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 24, 2015 16:27:16 March 24, 2015 16:27:16
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Here’s Liam Neeson promoting Run All Night in Madrid today. Run All Night is the third team-up of director Jaume Collet-Sera and Liam Neeson, following Unknown and Non-Stop, and it is the least satisfying of the Not Taken, But Like Taken trilogy. And like the actual Taken trilogy, the Not Taken, But Like Taken trilogy gets worse Full Story

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Sean Penn: the Geriaction Gunman

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 24, 2015 15:36:21 March 24, 2015 15:36:21
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I misjudged The Gunman based on its trailer. I thought it was going to be a preachy political thriller, but it’s actually a Taken knock-off with Sean Penn starring as Liam Neeson Revenge Man. Oh, there’s some moralizing—undoubtedly Penn used his power as producer and co-writer to tack on the geopolitical sermonizing—but The Gunman is more an attempt to reimagine Penn’s career as a 50+ action star a la Tom Cruise and Neeson than it is serious reflection on the current state of global affairs. Full Story

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