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jerseydevil
June 13th, 2014, 10:37 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5VeowxERwM

NO GOOD DEED Trailer: Idris Elba Is a Home Invader (http://collider.com/no-good-deed-trailer/)

jerseydevil
June 13th, 2014, 11:13 PM
THE NICE GUYS Courting Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe (http://collider.com/ryan-gosling-russell-crowe-the-nice-guys/)

Dislike Gosling...LOVE Crowe.

LetTigerIn
June 14th, 2014, 08:21 AM
THE NICE GUYS Courting Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe (http://collider.com/ryan-gosling-russell-crowe-the-nice-guys/)

Dislike Gosling...LOVE Crowe.

It's a good team. Crowe can start a fight, and Gosling can break it up.

adgy-san
June 17th, 2014, 11:06 AM
First Images From Michael Mann's Cyber Thriller Starring Chris Hemsworth|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/first-official-image-from-michael-manns-cyber-thriller-starring-chris-hemsworth-20140604)


As for the plot, when we spoke with Mann earlier this year, he was careful about revealing too much, but did share the scope of the project. “With great facility the people in the film move between Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Chicago. And the film’s story takes you from those places to inside a processor, inside the electron universe, amongst a population of transistors," he explained. "You have two billion transistors in your cell phone. Bits with either an absence or surplus of electrons, then become ones or zeroes, every two billionth of a second and affect the macro, our lives. That's the world this film takes place in.”

Okay, that's a bit abstract, but the more official logline for the movie starring Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei and Wang Leehom spells out the plot as following a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta. As for the title, a tweet by Holt McCannally, who is also in the film, suggests it's now called "Black Hat" which would make a lot of sense.

I'm just excited for a new Michael Mann movie, honestly.

jerseydevil
June 17th, 2014, 11:46 AM
First Images From Michael Mann's Cyber Thriller Starring Chris Hemsworth|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/first-official-image-from-michael-manns-cyber-thriller-starring-chris-hemsworth-20140604)



I'm just excited for a new Michael Mann movie, honestly.

The synopsis makes me wish Fincher was doing this, all I can think of is the anatomy of an exploding 'fridge scene from Fight Club.

jerseydevil
June 25th, 2014, 11:38 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OGvZoIrXpg

Lots of buzz on this one. Even Academy whispers.

jerseydevil
June 25th, 2014, 11:44 AM
Mad Max: Fury Road Image with Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron (http://collider.com/mad-max-fury-road-image-charlize-theron/)




Speaking with EW, Miller provided a tantalizing setup for the film:

“I wanted to tell a linear story–a chase that starts as the movie begins and continues for 110 minutes.”


Read more at Mad Max: Fury Road Image with Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron (http://collider.com/mad-max-fury-road-image-charlize-theron/#L52HJIJzEo3dB1ov.99)

Lots of problems/reshoots/delays. Hope they pull it off.

adgy-san
July 3rd, 2014, 09:05 AM
"We're Not Policeman, We're Spies": Watch The New Trailer For 'A Most Wanted Man' With Philip Seymour Hoffman|The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/were-not-policeman-were-spies-watch-the-new-trailer-for-a-most-wanted-man-with-philip-seymour-hoffman-20140701)


Featuring a pretty terrific ensemble, including Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright and Daniel Br?hl, and based on the novel by espionage thriller master John Le Carr?, the film follows a German spy tracking a half-Muslim, half-Russian immigrant who may or may not be a terrorist. But before bringing in the target, he wants to know if there's more information that could be uncovered by this individual.

This looks pretty good.

jerseydevil
July 14th, 2014, 05:50 AM
Joe Carnahan's Stretch Movie to Premiere at Film Festival; Re-Cutting the Film with Editor Jason Hellmann (http://collider.com/stretch-movie-festival-debut-joe-carnahan/)

adgy-san
July 14th, 2014, 11:42 AM
The Raid 2 Blu-ray Review (http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/The-Raid-2-Blu-ray/102899/#Review)


The Raid 2 is bigger and longer, but not necessarily better, than the original. It's a fine film, featuring flawless Action execution and delivering some detailed, but not really hefty, dramatic and character currents amongst the bloodshed. Fans of the original will probably be pleased, even considering this film's overall larger structure. The action is just as, if not more so, intense, and the film sufficiently pushes its protagonist further along in his career. Sony's Blu-ray release of The Raid 2 delivers high end video and audio. The package includes a nice assortment of extra goodies. This is not for the weak-hearted but it definitely comes recommended to fans of the first and aficionados of bloody film action.

Got this in the mail last week, but have not had time to watch it yet.

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 12:02 PM
Review: Luc Besson's 'Lucy' Starring Scarlet Johansson And Morgan Freeman | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-luc-bessons-lucy-starring-scarlet-johansson-and-morgan-freeman-20140723)


“Lucy” is really something of a stunt, an excuse for a character to develop a higher power for genre purposes. Any time a character has to address the philosophical ideas in the plot, the picture stalls: Besson is clearly more at home with his visual wit, like a strikingly realistic car chase that defies every law of safety. Lucy's brain capacity keeps popping up onscreen in big numbers—20%, 40%—building to that climax. And when it arrives, it's complete Looney Tunes, a whirling fantasia of effects and images that begins to bend the fabric of space and time as even Morgan Freeman looks on, flummoxed. It's almost as if Lucy herself is trying to escape her own movie. It's as if Besson himself knows that he, like other filmmakers, are better than this, better than the CGI orgy, better than the endless brawls, better than the tacky genre-defining one-on-one confrontations. You dumb humans and your popguns. [B+]

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 12:09 PM
Watch: First Teaser Trailer for ‘Nightcrawler’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal | the Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-first-teaser-trailer-for-nightcrawler-starring-jake-gyllenhaal-20140723)


Synopsis: NIGHTCRAWLER is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling -- where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents. Aided by Rene Russo as Nina, a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou thrives. In the breakneck, ceaseless search for footage, he becomes the star of his own story.

"Nightcrawler" co-stars Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed and lands in theaters October 17. The movie will make its world premiere at TIFF this September.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0euFxD7zHc

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 12:12 PM
Review: Spy Tale 'A Most Wanted Man' Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams And More | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-spy-tale-a-most-wanted-man-starring-philip-seymour-hoffman-rachel-mcadams-and-more-20140723)


Since the expectation has increasingly become that stories on the big-screen have to be big, it’s interesting to ponder where that leaves a film like this “A Most Wanted Man.” Like all of Corbijn’s work, it is incredibly handsomely produced—the cinematography by Benoit Delhomme (“Lawless,” “The Proposition”) is typically gorgeous—and it has the feel of a tense and moody European caper, but the whole thing feels a bit slight. Not as arty as “The American” or “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” or as soapy and quickly paced as its small screen counterparts, “A Most Wanted Man” is left somewhere in the middle. The finale stings admirably but you can’t help but wonder what happens next week. [B-]

adgy-san
July 29th, 2014, 03:16 PM
Is Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' the Summer's Smartest Dumb Movie, or Its Dumbest Smart One? | Criticwire (http://blogs.indiewire.com/criticwire/is-scarlett-johanssons-lucy-the-summers-smartest-dumb-movie-or-its-dumbest-smart-one-20140723)

LetTigerIn
July 29th, 2014, 04:01 PM
Is Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' the Summer's Smartest Dumb Movie, or Its Dumbest Smart One? | Criticwire (http://blogs.indiewire.com/criticwire/is-scarlett-johanssons-lucy-the-summers-smartest-dumb-movie-or-its-dumbest-smart-one-20140723)

Yes.

jccawdrey
July 29th, 2014, 04:42 PM
Longmire, my hero

jerseydevil
August 9th, 2014, 09:02 PM
[Review] 'Into the Storm' Feels Like Lazy Filmmaking - (http://bloody-disgusting.com/reviews/3307422/movie-review-storm/)

Ok. This was a movie with a BIG comicon presence. But it had a damaged rep and Richard Armitage didn't even show up to promote. And it...tanked. So you are gonna get studios saying that Comicon does nothing for their movies. Well if you bring a **** movie, it don't matter how much you pimp it. Ask Jon Favreau. Hell Cowboys vs Aliens was enough to undo any clout he got from Iron Man. Now he is gonna make tv.

jerseydevil
August 12th, 2014, 11:26 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGTZT4I1I5I

First Mortdecai Trailer Featuring Johnny Depp and Gwyneth Paltrow (http://collider.com/mortdecai-trailer/)

jerseydevil
August 14th, 2014, 03:46 PM
Inherent Vice Image Reveals Josh Brolin and Joaquin Phoenix (http://collider.com/inherent-vice-image/)

jerseydevil
August 19th, 2014, 09:11 AM
Bradley Cooper to Star in Mack Bolan Movie for Todd Phillips (http://collider.com/bradley-cooper-mack-bolan-movie-todd-phillips/)

Oh god no. The Mack Bolan:Executioner series was my introduction into the lurid world of male adult fiction. Amazed that the library had these on the shelf. I have begun to like Cooper, but this is TERRIBLE casting.

adgy-san
August 20th, 2014, 02:51 PM
Wasn't entirely sure where to put this.

TIFF First Look: Arnold Schwarzenegger & Abigail Breslin In The Zombie Flick 'Maggie' | The Playlist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/tiff-first-look-arnold-schwarzenegger-abigail-breslin-in-the-zombie-flick-maggie-20140812)


Set to make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, "Maggie" sees Ah-Note in a more serious mode alongside Abigail Breslin and Joely Richardson in co-starring roles. Here's the official synopsis: A Midwestern farmer stays by the side of his beloved teenage daughter even as she slowly turns into a cannibalistic zombie, in this daring, genre-bending debut feature from director Henry Hobson.

http://cdn.indiewire.com/dims4/INDIEWIRE/d99563d/2147483647/thumbnail/680x478/quality/75/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fd1oi7t5trwfj5d.cloudfront.net%2F 01%2Fd3%2Fad15f821410db95d096c261cf83e%2Farnold-schwarrzenegger-maggie-01-o2-8330828-8330828-1407812761.jpg

adgy-san
August 20th, 2014, 02:56 PM
Wonder Woman Actress Gal Gadot Joins Kevin Costner in 'Criminal' (Exclusive) - Hollywood Reporter (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/wonder-woman-actress-gal-gadot-725074)


Gal Gadot, the actress who is playing Wonder Woman in the new Warner Bros./DC Entertainment movies, has signed on to join the robust cast of Millennium Films' thriller Criminal.

Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gary Oldman, Alice Eve and Tommy Lee Jones have already been cast in the movie set to be directed by Ariel Vromen.

The story centers on a dead CIA operative's memories, secrets and skills, which were implanted into a dangerous prison inmate (Costner) in hopes that he will stop a diabolical plot.

Gadot will play Reynolds' wife.

Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones? Gonna be hard to pass that up.

adgy-san
August 20th, 2014, 03:35 PM
Mark Wahlberg To Star In ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Movie | Deadline (http://deadline.com/2014/08/mark-wahlberg-in-talks-to-star-in-deepwater-horizon-821321/)


Mark Wahlberg is in talks to star in the J.C. Chandor-directed Deepwater Horizon for Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment and Participant Media. Based on the true-life story of the 2010 BP oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico which caused the worst oil spill since the Exxon Valdez, the movie is being produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian. The story, adapted from The New York Times article “Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hour,” highlights the courage of those who worked on the oil rig when it blew, killing 11 and injuring 16 others.

Wahlberg will star as the No. 2 manager on the doomed oil rig in the story about what happened behind-the-scenes in the 48 hours leading up to and the day of the disaster. It revisits the acts of heroism that followed in trying to rescue men in the water, stories not known to the general public. The project is targeting a late spring/early summer start.

adgy-san
August 21st, 2014, 09:16 AM
Cold in July Blu-ray (http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=14795)


arrives on Blu-ray on September 30th.

Will be buying the **** out of this. So good.

jerseydevil
August 21st, 2014, 12:35 PM
Shane Black to Direct (Remo Williams) The Destroyer Movie (http://collider.com/shane-black-the-destroyer-movie/)

What the EFF? First Mack Bolan:The Executioner gets announced and now this. Is it 70's MALE fiction week? I am still extremely fond of Fred Ward/Joel Grey's version...but they kinda have the right guy for the tone in Shane Black. I fully expect it to take place at Christmastime.

LetTigerIn
August 22nd, 2014, 04:17 PM
Cold in July Blu-ray (http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=14795)



Will be buying the **** out of this. So good.

I'm committing to buy this based on the recommend.

LetTigerIn
August 22nd, 2014, 04:21 PM
Shane Black to Direct (Remo Williams) The Destroyer Movie (http://collider.com/shane-black-the-destroyer-movie/)

What the EFF? First Mack Bolan:The Executioner gets announced and now this. Is it 70's MALE fiction week? I am still extremely fond of Fred Ward/Joel Grey's version...but they kinda have the right guy for the tone in Shane Black. I fully expect it to take place at Christmastime.


FINALLY, more Remo and Chiun. I love me some Destroyer!!!

jerseydevil
September 4th, 2014, 10:42 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IslS394SNw8

First Big Game Clip Featuring Samuel L. Jackson as the President (http://collider.com/big-game-clip-samuel-l-jackson/)


Here’s the official synopsis for Big Game:
Oskari, a timid 13-year-old, anxiously awaits his fate. Tradition dictates that like his forefathers before him, the boy’s time has come to spend one day and one night alone in the wilderness. Armed with a bow and arrow, he must return with a prize to prove himself to be a man. Terrified and alone, he wanders through a vast and unforgiving forest when suddenly he hears a deafening rumbling sound. Racing to investigate, Oskari discovers an escape pod. Not just any escape pod – this pod belongs to Air Force One and the battered and bruised man lying before him is the President of the United States! In the skies above, terrorists are hurtling their way to the crash site hell-bent on kidnapping the President. Now the fate of the most powerful man in the world lies in the hands of a 13-year-old boy. Plunged into a deadly game of cat and mouse with only hours to spare, Oskari and the President must team up to survive the most extraordinary night of their lives.


Check out what happens when Oskari insists, “Instead of looking tough, we have to be tough,” in the very first Big Game clip after the jump. The film also stars Ray Stevenson, Jim Broadbent and Felicity Huffman.

RAY STEVENSON ALERT!!!!!!

KingInTheWest
September 5th, 2014, 12:20 AM
That's a parody, right?

jerseydevil
September 6th, 2014, 10:58 AM
Stretch Images Featuring Patrick Wilson (http://collider.com/stretch-images/)


Now I could give you a boiler plate synopsis for the film, or I could let Carnahan tell you about it himself. Let’s do that, shall we?
Guys. Bottom line. STRETCH is ****ing great. It’s funny. It’s touching. It’s unique and @patrickwilson73 is absolutely brilliant in it. I can talk **** & argue with that idiotic @THR story but brass tacks, that movie works & you will all be fast fans of it when you see it. I think it’s as good or better than my best film & say that from the bottom of my heart. This movie will make it to you, trust me. Guys, the movie is gonna find its audience & that audience will love it. Whether that happens now or later is irrelevant. It’s gonna happen.

Read more at Stretch Images Featuring Patrick Wilson (http://collider.com/stretch-images/#1JiVAbetzRbXCOUU.99)

Really like Carnahan, well...A-Team aside, and I am dying to see this.

jerseydevil
September 6th, 2014, 11:08 AM
That's a parody, right?

Review: Sam Jackson and a Finnish boy fight terrorists in the preposterously fun Big Game (http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-sam-jackson-and-a-finnish-boy-fight-terrorists-in-the-preposterously-fun-big-game)

apparently not. Actually just put this on the must see radar.

jerseydevil
September 6th, 2014, 11:09 AM
Review: Jake Gyllenhaal gets next-level creepy in great, disturbing Nightcrawler (http://www.hitfix.com/motion-captured/review-jake-gyllenhaal-gets-next-level-creepy-in-great-disturbing-nightcrawler)

jerseydevil
September 10th, 2014, 12:04 PM
You Can Finally See Joe Carnahan's 'Stretch' Next Month (http://filmschoolrejects.com/news/joe-carnahan-stretch-release.php)





This is both good and bad news. It’s great because we won’t have to wait much longer to see the film, but it’s a pity we may not see it on the big screen. This seems like the kind of movie you’d want to experience in a packed theater with people losing their minds around you. Maybe Stretch will get some kind of limited run, but unless you’re at Fantastic Fest, which is likely where it’ll premiere, you’ll probably have to watch it in your living room.

On the bright side, after some negative buzz created by Universal dropping the film, Stretch will finally have the chance to speak for itself.

SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.

adgy-san
September 11th, 2014, 03:31 PM
TIFF Review: Dan Gilroy’s ‘Nightcrawler’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal & Rene Russo | ThePlaylist (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/tiff-review-dan-gilroys-nightcrawler-starring-jake-gyllenhaal-rene-russo-20140906)


Marginalized and having gone hungry for what feels like a lifetime, a ravaged economic disparity pulses through the crisp air of “Nightcrawler.” Luminescent with coyote-like eyes, Gyllenhaal’s like a hollowed out animal that spends nights hunting for marginal scraps to keep himself alive. But what separates the feral Bloom from all the night-time loners and losers in this particular wilderness is unremitting drive and unhealthy obsessiveness, It’s as if going hungry for so long has created an intensely sharp mind that just won’t quiet. And the inability to switch off is toxic. [A-]

adgy-san
September 11th, 2014, 03:41 PM
TIFF Review: Antoine Fuqua’s ‘The Equalizer’ Starring Denzel Washington, Chloe Grace Moretz & Marton Csokas (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/tiff-review-antoine-fuquas-the-equalizer-starring-denzel-washington-chloe-grace-moretz-marton-csokas-20140907)


In case you’ve been awed by its concluding set piece in a hardware superstore (gruesome power tool deaths!) “The Equalizer” cannot resist the temptation to remind you how prosaic its story is with a needless little coda that ties up all its ribbons sentimentally. Still, low expectations may permit you to enjoy this picture, especially if all you seek is to numb yourself at the movies. "The Equalizer" might be the most enjoyable bad movie I've seen in a long time. [C]

I'm a lot less enthused for this film now that I know Fuqua directed it.

jerseydevil
September 11th, 2014, 11:13 PM
First Clips from Joe Carnahan's New Thriller Stretch (http://collider.com/stretch-clip-norman-reedus-ed-helms/)

jerseydevil
September 12th, 2014, 11:23 AM
John Wick Trailer: Keanu Reeves Seeks Incredibly Violent Revenge (http://collider.com/john-wick-trailer-keanu-reeves/)

boy could use a hit.



REALLY??????? YOU HAVE TO KILL THE DOG IN THE DAMNED TRAILER??????? REALLY?????????? **** YOU!

jerseydevil
September 25th, 2014, 12:44 PM
Stretch Trailer: Patrick Wilson Is a Limo Driver in Insane Action-Comedy (http://collider.com/stretch-trailer-patrick-wilson/)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFMFk5m_jS0

jerseydevil
September 25th, 2014, 01:32 PM
THE EQUALIZER Review (http://collider.com/the-equalizer-review/)


And if you’re patient, oh the fury you will get. For the majority of its runtime, The Equalizer is street-level. It’s dealing with corrupt cops and armed robbers. Once he decides to help Teri, the “Equalizer” is unleashed (no one ever calls him that, but it’s a fun name), and it’s not just about the big takedown. But when the big takedown does come, it’s unlike anything that came before (I won’t spoil what happens). It would be jarring if it weren’t so damn enjoyable. The climax is the ideal of a gritty, hard-R action flick.

The Equalizer scored some of the highest test-screening results in Sony’s history, and while those test-screenings aren’t a metric of quality, they’re spot on when it comes to the movie being a true crowd-pleaser. It’s Washington at the top of his game, Fuqua finally cracking an action film from start to finish, and centering on a memorable character who knows how to solve problems big and small. It’s a bit reductive to say that this is Washington’s Taken. Yes, they both feature serious actors playing stoic action heroes, but The Equalizer has a style all its own, but while Liam’s Bryan Mills wants to play the savior, McCall can’t stop chaos. But he can deliver some thrilling retribution.

Rating: B+

Read more at THE EQUALIZER Review (http://collider.com/the-equalizer-review/#VJvierxD9SvDV3Hm.99)

jerseydevil
September 30th, 2014, 05:57 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtgO0W3aTdQ

orpheus
September 30th, 2014, 02:23 PM
Who's that? Isaac Asimov? mhihi:

jerseydevil
October 2nd, 2014, 11:36 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTPVJCp4mU4


Here’s the official synopsis for The Mule:

It’s 1983. A naive man with lethal narcotics hidden in his stomach is detained by Australian Federal Police. Alone and afraid, ‘the Mule’ makes a desperate choice; to defy his bodily functions and withhold the evidence…literally. And by doing so becomes a ‘human time-bomb’; dragging cops, criminals and concerned family into his impossible escapade. Inspired by true events, THE MULE is directed by Angus Sampson and Tony Mahony, with a darkly comic screenplay by Sampson, Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious), and Jaime Browne. The film stars Hugo Weaving alongside Sampson and Whannell with an ensemble cast including Ewen Leslie, Geoff Morrell, Georgina Haig, Noni Hazlehurst and John Noble.

jerseydevil
October 3rd, 2014, 08:46 AM
Home Sweet Hell Trailer Featuring Patrick Wilson and Katherine Heigl (http://collider.com/home-sweet-hell-trailer/)


Did you know that Patrick Wilson, Katherine Heigl and Jordana Brewster made a movie together? Probably not and this new red band trailer proves why. Anthony Burns’ Skateland follow-up, Home Sweet Hell, looks absolutely ridiculous. But the question is, is it a so bad it’s good type of situation?
Wilson leads the film as Don Champagne. He used to be a used car salesman, but now he’s got it all – a beautiful home, loving marriage and his very own rugs and furniture store. But then Brewster’s character comes in and ruins it all. She sleeps with Don and then blackmails him for money by threatening to tell his wife. The thing is, Mona Champagne (Heigl) isn’t about to leave her man over a little fling; she’d rather just kill Brewster instead. Hit the jump to check out the Home Sweet Hell trailer. No word on a release date just yet, but Vertical Entertainment has the US theatrical rights to this one. The film also stars Kevin McKidd and Jim Belushi


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBCEZ69mbkY

jerseydevil
October 8th, 2014, 12:44 PM
STRETCH Review |Movie Stars Patrick Wilson and Chris Pine (http://collider.com/stretch-review/)


Carnahan’s confident enough to never feel like he’s compensating, and the film is fleet-footed enough to keep the energy high, which is due in part to Wilson’s charming performance. Everyone involved feels invested in Stretch as an experience, and their desire to have fun keeps us enthrall. The manic mix of Carnahan’s style doesn’t totally gel, but Stretch is still a good ride even though it’s not really driving like a madman.

Rating: B-

jerseydevil
October 10th, 2014, 11:53 AM
JOHN WICK is Coming to 42 Cities for Free; Get Tickets Here (http://collider.com/john-wick-free-screening/)

If you want to see a movie that uses animal cruelty/violence as a plot point(it's in the trailer for f_cks sake)...knock yourselves out. I can't support this movie.

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c179/rtbstrd1331/rtbstrd1331093/dog_zps82208efb.jpg (http://s27.photobucket.com/user/rtbstrd1331/media/rtbstrd1331093/dog_zps82208efb.jpg.html)

Shame really, cause it looks good.

jerseydevil
October 10th, 2014, 11:58 AM
Joseph Kosinski to Direct The Trials of White Boy Ricky (http://collider.com/joseph-kosinski-the-trials-of-white-boy-ricky/)

Part crime thriller/biopic, sounds good.


Filmmaker Joseph Kosinski is looking to step out of the sci-fi realm. The visually-gifted director behind Tron: Legacy and Oblivion has become attached to direct the true crime story The Trials of White Boy Ricky for Universal Pictures, per THR. Based on a story by Evan Hughes published in The Atavist last month, the film will tell the true tale of Rick Wershe, a teen living in Detroit in the 1980s who rose to prominence on the predominantly black East Side as a prolific cocaine trafficker by the name of “White Boy Ricky.” Hughes uncovered the truth of Ricky, which was that he was working as an undercover informant for the FBI and DEA while becoming one of the biggest drug dealers in Detroit.

You know the obvious choice for the part...i'll give you a second.

jerseydevil
October 14th, 2014, 01:19 PM
Stretch (2014) Movie Review (http://filmschoolrejects.com/reviews/stretch-review.php)

jerseydevil
October 16th, 2014, 09:56 PM
FURY Review (http://collider.com/fury-review/)

jerseydevil
October 23rd, 2014, 04:58 PM
JOHN WICK Review (http://collider.com/john-wick-review/)

Sorry. So want to see...but can't. You don't kill dogs in a movie...don't care if it's not real.

jerseydevil
October 24th, 2014, 01:47 PM
12 Movies Where the Dog Dies And We're Okay With It (http://filmschoolrejects.com/features/movies-where-dog-dies.php)

Never ok.

adgy-san
November 4th, 2014, 01:00 PM
How John Wick Restored My Faith in Violent Movies (http://www.laweekly.com/2014-10-23/filmtv/how-john-wick-restored-my-faith-in-violent-movies/)

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 10:52 AM
Review: Joe Carnahan's 'Stretch' Starring Patrick Wilson, Chris Pine and James Badge Dale (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-joe-carnahans-stretch-starring-patrick-wilson-chris-pine-and-james-badge-dale-20141015)


This is the perfect audience movie, or at least the perfect Fantastic Fest movie, and for a certain crowd it would have been irresistible. It's easy to see this blossoming into a cult classic of sorts, especially if it has an actual physical release somewhere down the line (it seems like the kind of movie you physically pass off to an adventurous friend). As it stands now, "Stretch" is a truly enjoyable oddity, a movie that was too brash, too weird, too idiosyncratic for a major release, but one that should settle into a nice, long shelf life. "Stretch" is a wild ride, and one very much worth going on. [B+]

JD, you see this yet? I saw it pop up on Netflix the other day.

jerseydevil
November 11th, 2014, 11:16 AM
Review: Joe Carnahan's 'Stretch' Starring Patrick Wilson, Chris Pine and James Badge Dale (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-joe-carnahans-stretch-starring-patrick-wilson-chris-pine-and-james-badge-dale-20141015)



JD, you see this yet? I saw it pop up on Netflix the other day.

Had no idea it was on there(squee)...gonna watch it as soon as I can...but today is a BIG BIG day for me Bluray wise.

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 11:20 AM
Had no idea it was on there(squee)...gonna watch it as soon as I can...but today is a BIG BIG day for me Bluray wise.

Oh? Is it Batman day?

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 12:20 PM
Tokyo Film Festival Review: French-Language Crime Flick ‘The Connection’ Starring Jean Dujardin (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/tokyo-film-festival-review-french-language-crime-flick-the-connection-starring-jean-dujardin-20141026)


“The Connection” is certainly watchable, and highly marketable, what with having Dujardin’s name above the title and the whole Friedkin angle to mine. And its beats and rhythms are entirely, comfortingly familiar to anyone conversant with U.S. cinema, so even the stigma of subtitles shouldn’t seriously impact its reception whenever Drafthouse, who acquired it recently, chooses to release it stateside. But like the peppy soundtrack cuts of American songs sung in French (“These Boots are Made for Walkin’” being one) “The Connection” feels at best like a cover version of the classic American crime films of the 1970s, and at worst like so much glossily mounted karaoke. [C]

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 12:31 PM
Review: Terrific And Electric 'Nightcrawler' Starring Jake Gyllenhaal (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-terrific-and-electric-nightcrawler-starring-jake-gyllenhaal-20141028)


Marginalized and having gone hungry for what feels like a lifetime, a ravaged economic disparity pulses through the crisp air of “Nightcrawler.” Luminescent with coyote-like eyes, Gyllenhaal’s like a hollowed out animal that spends nights hunting for marginal scraps to keep himself alive. What separates the feral Bloom from all the night-time loners and losers in this particular wilderness is unremitting drive and unhealthy obsessiveness. It’s as if going hungry for so long has created an intensely sharp mind that just won’t quiet, and the inability to switch off is toxic. [A-]

jerseydevil
November 11th, 2014, 12:37 PM
Oh? Is it Batman day?

And Let's be Cops and How to Train Yer Dragon 2

adgy-san
November 11th, 2014, 01:39 PM
Review: Clever 'Open Windows' With Elijah Wood & Sasha Grey May Still Leave You Carsick (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-clever-open-windows-with-elijah-wood-sasha-grey-may-still-leave-you-carsick-20141105)


While the execution may be somewhat of a misfire, the obvious effort and thought put into making the concept work is worthy of attention. "Open Windows" may fail in its efficiency to collide several worlds together in order to relay a message about the one world we’re living in today, but the construction is clever enough to keep you interested until the end, even if the clearest message you end up taking away from the movie is how you should probably reformat your computer when you get home. [C+]

adgy-san
November 13th, 2014, 03:42 PM
Review: Terrific, Harrowing And Resonant Crime Thriller 'Bad Turn Worse' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-terrific-harrowing-and-resonant-crime-thriller-bad-turn-worse-20141112)


Gorgeously photographed and featuring a strong and consistently well-pitched score, the Hawkins’ film is a great calling card for securing them future work. There’s a functionality to their work that doesn’t add too many unnecessary flourishes, but it exudes a grace that, again, elevates what might have been purely cliched material to something more special. Ultimately as harrowing as any backwoods horror story but enhanced by a humanity those stories will almost never have, “Bad Turn Worse” is a terrific film, precisely because it takes the components of a traditional thriller, approaches them from a less frequently explored perspective, makes them feel relatable and then elevates them with the right amount of style. [B]

jerseydevil
December 1st, 2014, 10:10 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIraEW75r78

Oh how I miss the All Things:JASON STATHAM thread.

And I want to be Sofia Vergara's sweater...yipes.

jerseydevil
December 5th, 2014, 08:55 PM
Exclusive PIONEER Clip From Erik Skjoldbj?rg’s Deep Sea Diving Thriller Starring Wes Bentley
Read more at http://collider.com/pioneer-clip/#F2OmWATwhXIC5xWK.99


Here’s the synopsis for Pioneer:
Inspired by real events, PIONEER’s story starts in the 1970s at the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline over 1600 feet deep. Petter (Hennie), a professional diver, is obsessed with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea. Along with his brother Knut (Eriksen), he has the discipline, strength and courage to take on one of the world’s most dangerous missions but a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. Petter is sent on a perilous journey where he loses sight of who is pulling the strings. Gradually, he realizes that he is in way over his head and that his life is at stake.

Read more at http://collider.com/pioneer-clip/#F2OmWATwhXIC5xWK.99

jerseydevil
December 5th, 2014, 09:58 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjfXLmk-FCA

I would pay to see this.

jerseydevil
December 9th, 2014, 01:01 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bz9e0PGSDeU

That's a nice cast for a movie that seems a little...wee.

jerseydevil
December 9th, 2014, 11:51 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuU0M2xBasc

WAIT...someone killed ____ _______???????? Oh hell no...time to break out my own particular set of skills!!!!!

adgy-san
December 11th, 2014, 04:11 PM
Review: Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings,' Starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, & More (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-ridley-scotts-exodus-gods-and-kings-starring-christian-bale-joel-edgerton-and-more-20141201)


Scott is an endless tinkerer and his recent director's cuts of failed theatrical endeavors like "The Counselor" and "Kingdom of Heaven"—the latter a film that shares some of the same thematic concerns as "Exodus: Gods and Kings" but is ultimately a way more interesting movie—have definitely improved on what came before. Maybe in six months he'll unleash a new version of 'Exodus' that will make us all rethink our original assessment, one that gives the characters their proper due and enlivens sections that previously stumbled. But going on what Scott has presented us with now, "Exodus: Gods and Kings" is a creaky, sometimes painfully boring Old Testament slog, and finds the visionary director unable to successfully wrangle a human story out of a tale of gods and kings. [C-]

adgy-san
December 11th, 2014, 04:17 PM
Review: Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ Starring Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, And Garrett Hedlund (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-angelina-jolies-unbroken-starring-jack-oconnell-domhnall-gleeson-and-garrett-hedlund-20141202)


For all its heart-swelling bluster regarding the triumph of human will and spiritual resilience, “Unbroken” concludes in mostly anticlimactic fashion. The war ends, and yes, there’s a freeze-frame that captures the rather clich?d moments of blissful familial reunion. Loyal to a fault, “Unbroken” also can’t resist the urge to pile on with a Louis Zamperini coda that tells us the hero bravely decided to forgive his captors, set to a milquetoast-y Coldplay song. Jolie means well, her movie is very loyal and well intentioned, but ultimately “Unbroken” is starchy and prudish; no hairs are left out of place other than those knocked by the umpteenth bamboo strike to the temple. [C]

KingInTheWest
December 12th, 2014, 12:57 AM
There's a Coldplay song in Unbroken?

Pass.

jerseydevil
December 12th, 2014, 12:35 PM
New WILD CARD Trailer a Vast Improvement; Looks Like Jason Statham’s Best Movie In Years

Read more at http://collider.com/wild-card-trailer/#g28HCh8qYmRdthlQ.99


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fJGbTfFPkM

jerseydevil
December 12th, 2014, 12:39 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcAsKiofkM4

jerseydevil
December 16th, 2014, 10:26 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZLh4CaXwzM

jerseydevil
December 22nd, 2014, 01:51 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vY9UPiI4eQ

New FOCUS Trailer Finds Will Smith and Margot Robbie Playing Con Artists
Read more at http://collider.com/focus-trailer-will-smith/#7TQfhgWiEhGH9Gvo.99

jccawdrey
December 22nd, 2014, 02:16 PM
How long before Longmire returns...?

jerseydevil
December 22nd, 2014, 04:14 PM
How long before Longmire returns...?

No announcement yet other than Netflix picked it up. When news comes I will be sure to put it in the Netflix thread.

adgy-san
December 29th, 2014, 03:51 PM
Watch: Salma Hayek Blows Away Bad Guys In Trailer For 'The Raid'-Esque 'Everly' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-salma-hayek-blows-away-bad-guys-in-trailer-for-the-raid-esque-everly-20141229)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyChiG18Qxg

If I could buy a ticket right now, I would.

jerseydevil
January 5th, 2015, 01:17 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdNg9kjtOU8

jerseydevil
January 5th, 2015, 03:44 PM
First THE LAZARUS EFFECT Image: Resurrecting the Dead with Olivia Wilde
Read more at http://collider.com/the-lazarus-effect-image/#Y0WqB5Kiv1eTSO6v.99


It looks as though Jason Blum is about to go big with a small budget yet again. The very first image from The Lazarus Effect, formerly titled Reawakening, just arrived and while it’s only a single film still, it’ll definitely put you on edge.

The movie comes from Jiro Dreams of Sushi director David Gelb and centers on a group of med students trying to bring subjects back from the dead. Clearly something goes horribly wrong because Olivia Wilde doesn’t look quite right in this new The Lazarus Effect image. Hit the jump to give it a closer look. The film also stars Donald Glover and Mark Duplass, and is due in theaters on February 27th.

the-lazarus-effect-image-olivia-wildeHere’s what Blum told EW about making low-budget films:

“The reason I love to do low-budget movies is you can try different things … have creative freedom and experiment, like our characters.”

Based on the super brief synopsis for The Lazarus Effect, it doesn’t sound like Blum, Gelb and writers Luke Dawson and Jeremy Slater did much risk-taking with the scenario, but Blum insists that Gelb will put a unique spin on raising the dead. However, he did note the similarities between The Lazarus Effect and the 1990 release Flatliners:

“All of us really liked that movie. I feel like we’re tipping our hat to Flatliners, for sure, in this movie.”

Blum also discussed the choice to cast actors we don’t normally see in horror movies:

“The most important thing to make a movie scary is that the you forget you’re watching actors, and you think you’re watching real people. So I think if the audience sees someone they don’t necessarily associate with that genre, it make it feel more real.”


Read more at http://collider.com/the-lazarus-effect-image/#Y0WqB5Kiv1eTSO6v.99

ucsdguy1
January 5th, 2015, 03:59 PM
First THE LAZARUS EFFECT Image: Resurrecting the Dead with Olivia Wilde
Read more at http://collider.com/the-lazarus-effect-image/#Y0WqB5Kiv1eTSO6v.99


“All of us really liked that movie. I feel like we’re tipping our hat to Flatliners, for sure, in this movie.”
yes

jerseydevil
January 7th, 2015, 09:12 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCUeFQ1E1xM

jerseydevil
January 20th, 2015, 07:20 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1421782837&v=BVdXFZHVQ9g&x-yt-cl=84359240

jerseydevil
January 28th, 2015, 09:56 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nh23-rQUi5U

TURBO KID Trailer Shows off BMX, Gore and Skeletron
http://collider.com/turbo-kid-trailer/

adgy-san
January 28th, 2015, 04:45 PM
Watch: Tom Hardy & Gary Oldman Face Off In The First Trailer For Thriller ‘Child 44’ (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-tom-hardy-gary-oldman-face-off-in-the-first-trailer-for-thriller-child-44-20150127)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1422411861&v=Uia6y9SRsj4&x-yt-cl=84924572


Based on the first novel in author Tom Rob Smith’s trilogy featuring disgraced MGB Agent Leo Demidov investigating a series of gruesome child murders in Joseph Stalin's Soviet Union, the movie stars Tom Hardy as Demidov and co-stars Noomi Rapace, Kinnaman, Gary Oldman and Vincent Cassel. Here's the official synopsis:

A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov [Tom Hardy], who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa [Noomi Rapace], as a traitor. Exiled from Moscow to a grim provincial outpost, Leo and Raisa join forces with General Mikhail Nesterov [Gary Oldman] to track down a serial killer who preys on young boys. Their quest for justice threatens a system-wide cover-up enforced by Leo’s psychopathic rival Vasili [Joel Kinnaman], who insists “There is no crime in Paradise.”

That's a hell of a cast.

adgy-san
January 28th, 2015, 05:04 PM
Review: 'Wild Card' Starring Jason Statham, Michael Angarano, Milo Ventimiglia, Anne Heche, Sofia Vergara, And More (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-wild-card-starring-jason-statham-michael-angarano-milo-ventimiglia-anne-heche-sofia-vergara-and-more-20150128)


As the nifty "The Bank Job" proved, Statham is capable of working in a much more dialed-down mode when required, but he's not an actor who can elevate material. It needs to be there on the page first, and it's just not there in Goldman's script. What's more frustrating is to see the array of talent (which also includes Stanley Tucci, Hope Davis, and Max Casella), most of whom show up for one or two scenes and exit the movie, so thoroughly wasted, particularly when the characters are this promising. "Wild Card," mostly taking place in second-rate casinos and in establishments far off the main strip of Las Vegas, creates a great world for this film, but forgets to deliver a story worth telling, or even attempts to give any meaning or weight to certain creative decisions, like setting the film around Christmas, another tired genre trope trotted out for no significant purpose. Should someone even dare a third attempt with this material, I'd advise taking it to television, ditching Goldman's script, keeping the characters, and turn it into an old-school flavored weekly procedural, with Nick tackling a fresh assignment each week. "Wild Card" certainly didn't need to reinvent the wheel, but the film doesn't even bring a full deck of cards to play with. [C-]

ucsdguy1
February 11th, 2015, 02:50 PM
I don't really know if Kingsman is considered action or whatnot, but after reading this, I want to see it even more..

http://grantland.com/hollywood-prospectus/matthew-vaughn-kingsman-the-secret-service-director-x-men-first-class-kick-ass/

jerseydevil
February 11th, 2015, 02:54 PM
I don't really know if Kingsman is considered action or whatnot, but after reading this, I want to see it even more..

http://grantland.com/hollywood-prospectus/matthew-vaughn-kingsman-the-secret-service-director-x-men-first-class-kick-ass/

Actually based on a comic book...but this is just as good a placement since not too many people are aware of the source material. Gonna check it out Friday, apparently goes places you don't expect it to go...which sounds interesting. Not your usual Jan/Feb dumping ground material.

ucsdguy1
February 11th, 2015, 02:58 PM
Colin Firth, Samuel L Jackson, and exploding heads.

How can you lose?

KingInTheWest
February 13th, 2015, 12:51 AM
I think the obscene level of commercials for it has actually worn me down and I might go see it.

jerseydevil
February 14th, 2015, 02:18 PM
I think the obscene level of commercials for it has actually worn me down and I might go see it.

You should. Its fantastic, and unless something better comes along, my early vote for movie of the year. A true BLAST.

chaingunsofdoom
February 15th, 2015, 05:31 PM
Loved Kingsman. Not just because it has the word 'Kings' in it either. :)

KingInTheWest
February 17th, 2015, 12:23 AM
My parents apparently saw it and gave it a good review, and one of them is not a big action fan at all.

jerseydevil
February 17th, 2015, 09:53 AM
EXTREME SPOILER. DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT SEEN.


______________ May Return for KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE Sequel

http://collider.com/kingsman-the-secret-service-sequel-colin-firth/

ucsdguy1
February 17th, 2015, 10:01 AM
You should. Its fantastic, and unless something better comes along, my early vote for movie of the year. A true BLAST.
My parents who had no desire to see it but did anyway just gave me pretty much the same review. I've gotta find some time to see this

jerseydevil
February 18th, 2015, 07:51 PM
Sony Fast-Tracking Driverless Car Race Pitch from Gore Verbinski and Steve Conrad
http://collider.com/gore-verbinski-steve-conrad-car-race-sony/


Director Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Ring) and writer Steve Conrad (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty) have lined up their first feature since their North Korea comedy Pyongyang fell through in the wake of the Sony hack. Deadline reports that Sony pictures has acquired an action-adventure comedy pitch from the duo, centered on a transcontinental race between autonomous cars.

The race begins as a beta test comparing the vehicles of competing start-up companies looking to dominate the world of driverless cars, but quickly spins out of control when the passengers of the test cars reveal their competitive nature and try to take control of the experiment.

gore-verbinski-johnny-depp-dead-mans-chestVerbinski says the film will unleash the “funniest comedic actors of this generation”, and this is just a shot in the dark, but I’m guessing one of those actors will be Johnny Depp.

Essentially, we are going to take the funniest comedic actors of this generation and slowly unleash them as we examine the very notion of ‘passengers’ who fundamentally cannot remain passive.

Sooooooooooo a virtual Cannonball Run...? Y'know...there is something there.

jerseydevil
February 23rd, 2015, 10:22 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpqEImSXCpg

New THE GUNMAN Trailer Has Sean Penn Aiming to Be an Action Star
http://collider.com/the-gunman-trailer-sean-penn/


The Gunman opens March 20th, and also stars Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark Rylance, and Javier Bardem.

Nice cast. Liam Neeson musta been busy.

adgy-san
February 25th, 2015, 12:06 PM
New THE GUNMAN Trailer Has Sean Penn Aiming to Be an Action Star
http://collider.com/the-gunman-trailer-sean-penn/

Nice cast. Liam Neeson musta been busy.

My only real fear here is that I'll pay to see it and Idris Elba will only have a cameo.

adgy-san
March 3rd, 2015, 12:31 PM
Review: Salma Hayek Goes Full John McClane In The Surprisingly Spectacular 'Everly' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-salma-hayek-goes-full-john-mcclane-in-the-surprisingly-spectacular-everly-20150224)


It's effective and gore-soaked and occasionally shocking. And when it plays to packed audiences, it's easy to imagine them whooping in agreement. As the "Die Hard" franchise gets bigger and more bloated as the endless sequels wear on, it's nice to see an action movie that captures the original film's spirit so well. "Die Hard" with a woman seems like kind of a no-brainer. But no matter the reason that it never materialized, it's here now. Thankfully it was worth the wait. [B]

jerseydevil
March 4th, 2015, 02:33 PM
Review: Salma Hayek Goes Full John McClane In The Surprisingly Spectacular 'Everly' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-salma-hayek-goes-full-john-mcclane-in-the-surprisingly-spectacular-everly-20150224)

You managed to find the one decent review of this one Adgy. Most of the critics were none too kind. One going as far to say that it made him appreciate Luc Besson like he never had before. Too bad really, cause I like Lynch and he got screwed on that LARPing flick he did with Steve Zahn and Tyrion Lannister...

Samuel L. Jackson Is a President in Peril in the New BIG GAME Trailer
http://collider.com/big-game-trailer-samuel-l-jackson/

Sorry, no embed yet. Looks like fun. Critics either really loved it, or didn't when it played at(I think) Sundance. One thing makes it a must see...Ray Stevenson!!!!!!

adgy-san
March 5th, 2015, 01:32 PM
You managed to find the one decent review of this one Adgy. Most of the critics were none too kind. One going as far to say that it made him appreciate Luc Besson like he never had before. Too bad really, cause I like Lynch and he got screwed on that LARPing flick he did with Steve Zahn and Tyrion Lannister...

I haven't had a chance to check out any other reviews as of yet, but would you say that the ones you have seen are from people who wouldn't necessarily enjoy this type of movie in the first place? A quick browse of the one sentence reviews on Rotten Tomatoes makes it seem like a lot of them are.

I will grasp at all straws available.

jerseydevil
March 5th, 2015, 03:29 PM
I haven't had a chance to check out any other reviews as of yet, but would you say that the ones you have seen are from people who wouldn't necessarily enjoy this type of movie in the first place? A quick browse of the one sentence reviews on Rotten Tomatoes makes it seem like a lot of them are.

I will grasp at all straws available.

Not particularly. The repetetive complaint is the general nastiness and exploitative nature of the more rape-y aspects of the plot. And the perceived monotony that the entire movie takes place in a single apartment. Look, this was held back for a while...and given a same day vod release with the meager theatrical release right during the dumping season. Clearly there are some issues.

jerseydevil
March 10th, 2015, 12:51 PM
‘Run All Night’ Is Not A ‘Taken’ Sequel, And It’s Actually Pretty Damn Good!
http://uproxx.com/movies/2015/03/run-all-night-review/

Ed Harris vs Liam Neesons...with Common and dude from the Killing...I'm in.

adgy-san
March 13th, 2015, 04:05 PM
First Look at Skin Trade with Dolph Lundgren and Tony Jaa (http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=16283)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFJOfTk_gAY

Also has Ron Perlman and Michael Jai White, so it ought to be worth renting.

LetTigerIn
March 13th, 2015, 05:09 PM
First Look at Skin Trade with Dolph Lundgren and Tony Jaa (http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=16283)

Also has Ron Perlman and Michael Jai White, so it ought to be worth renting.

Punisher vs. Hellboy vs. Spawn?

adgy-san
March 13th, 2015, 05:37 PM
Punisher vs. Hellboy vs. Spawn?

It looks more like Punisher and Spawn vs Hellboy, but I like the way you think. :)

jerseydevil
March 14th, 2015, 09:33 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQZAUVOMoGk

BigBrown
April 3rd, 2015, 03:13 PM
Just watched Kingsman and it was a blast. Witty dialogue and phenomenal action. Just a whole lot of fun.

jerseydevil
April 7th, 2015, 03:50 PM
Exclusive: Over a Dozen Brutal Images from THE DEAD LANDS
http://collider.com/the-dead-lands-movie-images-revealed/


I had not yet heard of The Dead Lands when these exclusive images landed in my inbox but, after checking out the trailer, I?m very much onboard. James Cameron describes the film thusly, ?A powerful and primal coming of age story that?s an absolute adrenaline rush, The Dead Lands is far more than just a great action movie ? it?s great cinema.? I haven?t seen the entire movie by any means, but based on these stills and the very NSFW trailer, I have a feeling he?s onto something.

Check out The Dead Lands images and trailer below. The film was written by Glenn Standring and directed by Toa Fraser. It stars James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xavier Horan, George Henare, Raukura Turei and Rena Owen. Magnet releases The Dead Lands in theaters and on VOD on April 17th.


Here?s the official synopsis:

Hongi (James Rolleston) ? a Maori chieftain?s teenage son ? must avenge his father?s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains, led by Wirepa (Te Kohe Tuhaka), Hongi?s only hope is to pass through the feared and forbidden Dead Lands and forge an uneasy alliance with the mysterious Warrior (Lawrence Makoare), a ruthless fighter who has ruled the area for years.

adgy-san
April 8th, 2015, 04:21 PM
Review: Triumphant And Visceral Cannes Winner And Doggy Revenge Film ‘White God’ (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-triumphant-and-visceral-cannes-winner-and-doggy-revenge-film-white-god-20150324)


But they’re small niggles in what is, overall, a triumphantly idiosyncratic film with smarts and visceral impact in equal measure. The “four legs good; two legs evil” dichotomy is blood-boilingly effective, to the point of making us turn species-traitor in our sympathies, and like all good revenge narratives, we have to suppress the urge to stand and cheer when the bad guys get their bloody, gory comeuppance. We want our support and appreciation of "White God," whose title of course riffs on the Sam Fuller dogs-and-racism movie "White Dog," duly noted, because it makes worryingly plausible this kind of anthropomorphic rebellion, and when “Rise of the Planet of the Dogs” becomes a real thing, we want our new canine overlords to know whose side we’re on. [A-/B+]


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzQnKE7yecg

Oh, man.

jerseydevil
April 14th, 2015, 11:23 AM
THE CONNECTION: Exclusive Images from the Crime Thriller Starring Jean Dujardin
http://collider.com/the-connection-movie-images-jean-dujardin/


Today, we’re pleased to debut four exclusive images from The Connection. The film is based on a true story and stars Jean Dujardin as a magistrate trying to bring down the most notorious drug smuggling operation in history: The French Connection. This operation was turned into a minor film in the 1970s you may have heard of; The Connection is the European side of that story.

I’m fascinated by this film not only because of the plot, but by what it represents for Jean Dujardin’s career. He won the Oscar for Best Actor, but has stayed away from major roles in American pictures as opposed to his fellow French Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard, who has struck a balance between French features and American films. That’s not a criticism of Dujardin’s choices; simply an observation of how he’s gone in an unexpected direction.

jerseydevil
April 15th, 2015, 04:26 PM
Chris Pratt Is THE REAL MCCOY for Universal Action-Adventure Film
http://collider.com/chris-pratt-is-the-real-mccoy-for-universal-action-adventure-film/

adgy-san
April 27th, 2015, 01:34 PM
First Look: Johnny Depp Goes Gangster In As Whitey Bulger In 'Black Mass' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/first-look-johnny-depp-goes-gangster-in-as-whitey-bulger-in-black-mass-20150422)

http://d1oi7t5trwfj5d.cloudfront.net/29/21/7c2ecde54dc7933589c62e9aef90/johnny-depp-black-mass.jpg

Hoping that this one is a bit of a return for Depp.

adgy-san
April 27th, 2015, 01:46 PM
Shoulda waited a bit.

Watch: Johnny Depp Rages As Whitey Bulger In First Trailer For Gangster Tale 'Black Mass' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-johnny-depp-rages-as-whitey-bulger-in-first-trailer-for-gangster-tale-black-mass-20150423)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cde4NkRxFPM

Nice supporting cast on this, too.

adgy-san
May 8th, 2015, 05:25 PM
Watch: 27-Minute Supercut Of Amazing Jackie Chan Fight Scenes & Stunts (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-27-minute-supercut-of-amazing-jackie-chan-fight-scenes-and-stunts-20150508)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-G-VcDckik

The Greatest.

adgy-san
May 12th, 2015, 01:21 PM
Review: SKIN TRADE Trades On Ensemble Face-Kicking (http://twitchfilm.com/2015/05/review-skin-trade-trades-on-ensemble-face-kicking.html)


Although Skin Trade boasts an impressive cast of welcome personalities (Ron Perlman as The Heavy, Peter Weller as The Chief, Michael Jai-White as Another Fighting Man worth watching), it's hamstrung in multiple ways...

The problem is, as this tired formula is un-ironically brought back to us in 2015, all its well-charted cliches and poor simplicity is made all the more apparent by being spread so thinly across so many heroic leads, Lundgren and Jaa, each off in their own non-intersecting stories for the longest time.

Etc. Shame, as it has a lot of awesome people in it.

jerseydevil
May 15th, 2015, 07:10 PM
Enter Our Giveaway and Win Jason Statham?s Face
http://collider.com/win-jason-stathams-3d-printed-face-for-spy-movie/

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c179/rtbstrd1331/rtbstrd1331161/jason-statham-3d-printed-face-spy-movie-slice_zpshqx1isbg.jpg (http://s27.photobucket.com/user/rtbstrd1331/media/rtbstrd1331161/jason-statham-3d-printed-face-spy-movie-slice_zpshqx1isbg.jpg.html)


STATHAM

jerseydevil
May 20th, 2015, 09:32 AM
SICARIO Review | Cannes 2015
http://collider.com/sicario-review-cannes-2015/

Getting glowing to mediocre reviews. This one lies in the middle somewhere.

jerseydevil
May 27th, 2015, 12:04 PM
COP CAR Trailer: Don’t Mess with Creepy Kevin Bacon
http://collider.com/cop-car-trailer-dont-mess-with-creepy-kevin-bacon/

jerseydevil
May 28th, 2015, 12:48 PM
‘San Andreas’ Is About One Buff Man’s Unstoppable Love For His Busty Daughter In A Time Of Earthquakes
http://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/2015/05/san-andreas-is-about-one-buff-mans-unstoppable-love-for-his-busty-daughter-in-a-time-of-earthquakes/


Aside from that, it’s refreshingly simple. The Rock just has to save his ex-wife and daughter, he doesn’t have to solve Earthquakes. And a movie about huge thrills, huge muscles, and incredible breasts doesn’t have to pretend to be a cautionary tale of mankind’s hubris. There’s enough drama in watching Alexandra Daddario’s clothes slowly disappear. First, she’s wearing two tank tops, then one tank top, then the tank top is wet, then she’s underwater, frantically breast-stroking toward the camera. I see what you’re doing here, San Andreas, and I like it. The Ongoing Saga Of Alexandra Daddario’s Tank Top is as compelling as any of the stunts, and a smart screenwriter like Carlton Cuse clearly recognized that time was better spent inventing reasons for The Rock to lift stuff and for Alexandra Daddario’s clothes to come off than on coming up with redemptive character arcs.

San Andreas is too much and just enough in nearly ideal proportion. Short of one obnoxious British boy, it was just about perfect. (God, if only The Rock would’ve shoved a crumpet in his mouth and kicked him off a plane).

It’s not the highest praise to say that San Andreas reinvigorates the genre, when that genre is “dumb Roland Emmerich movies,” but it turns out, watching The Rock’s muscles get bigger while Alexandra Daddario’s outfits get smaller is a pretty good foil for CGI.

Grade: B

jccawdrey
May 28th, 2015, 02:03 PM
Waiting patiently for Aquarius. David D was great in Californication

LetTigerIn
May 28th, 2015, 03:19 PM
‘San Andreas’ Is About One Buff Man’s Unstoppable Love For His Busty Daughter In A Time Of Earthquakes
http://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/2015/05/san-andreas-is-about-one-buff-mans-unstoppable-love-for-his-busty-daughter-in-a-time-of-earthquakes/


Dear Chinese Theatre,

Thanks to jerseydevil, you gets my money… again.


With adoration and respect,
LTI

jerseydevil
May 28th, 2015, 05:36 PM
Dear Chinese Theatre,

Thanks to jerseydevil, you gets my money… again.


With adoration and respect,
LTI

D-box?

jerseydevil
May 28th, 2015, 05:46 PM
SAN ANDREAS Review
http://collider.com/san-andreas-review/


On the one hand, everything Ray does is understandable because he’s a father who will do anything to save his daughter, especially following the tragic circumstances that led to his split from Emma. But the film positions him as beyond selfish and myopic in his quest. He practically steals a rescue chopper, and later proceeds to swipe a car, a plane, and a boat. Along the way he helps almost no one other than telling a group of people to get next to a building to weather an aftershock. Ray Gaines does what we expect him to do as a father and nothing more.

But “more” is what we demand from Dwayne Johnson, a man who cannot be contained by only one moniker. He’s charisma is as big as his brawn, and when you cast him opposite an earthquake he needs to strike back with more than theft and some fancy driving/flying skills. Johnson is a special—and in some ways underappreciated—actor, and while San Andreas taps his dramatic chops (he has a moving monologue that Peyton kind of steps on by constantly cutting to Gugino’s reaction), that’s not what the movie needs. It needs a guy who’s big enough and strong enough to save tons of people including his daughter in the span of an afternoon. It needs a guy who treats California falling into the ocean like just another day at the office. San Andreas needs The Rock.

Rating: C+

LetTigerIn
May 28th, 2015, 06:14 PM
D-box?

IMAX Laser 3D

Doesn't appear that San Andreas is available in D-Box, and has also bumped Fury Road from the D-Box theatre, so I'm glad I caught it before it was moved.

chaingunsofdoom
May 29th, 2015, 06:35 PM
San Andreas was a hoot. Saw it for free in Atmos 3D, which was good.

Yeah, I know I was probably one of the few *laughing* at certain spots, but man, how could you not with the abysmal plot/dialog? This obviously has the highest summer movie body count in years.

What's it called when the movie has the big setup shot and then they seriously say the name of the movie they're in? Besides lazy writing?

Here's a review where AD is praised for 'her buoyant personality':

http://freebeacon.com/culture/san-andreas-review/

jerseydevil
June 18th, 2015, 09:51 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tzpYbfoknw

jerseydevil
June 25th, 2015, 10:40 AM
LEGEND Trailer: Tom Hardy Plays Gangster Twins in London Crime Thriller
http://collider.com/legend-trailer-tom-hardy-plays-gangster-twins-in-london-crime-thriller/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yI3v6KfR9Mw

jerseydevil
July 16th, 2015, 09:44 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ey7S4hko_Mc

jerseydevil
July 22nd, 2015, 05:28 PM
Review: Joel Edgerton's 'The Gift' is not the thriller you think it is
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/awards-campaign/review-joel-edgertons-the-gift-is-not-the-thriller-you-think-it-is#ifVdGMW4d8WvDlog.99


Hurm...sounds pretty damned good actually.

adgy-san
August 5th, 2015, 11:36 AM
Review: 'The Gift' Starring Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman, And Rebecca Hall (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-the-gift-starring-joel-edgerton-jason-bateman-and-rebecca-hall-20150805)


Bateman gives a fine performance, swiftly and easily turning up and down the sinister edge on his smooth charm. But while the film seems to focus on Hall and Bateman, the true star of “The Gift” is Edgerton as director. His deft, controlled maneuvering of plot, character, style, and tone is damn near perfect for his feature debut — even if it is in service of a very standard genre piece. [B]

jerseydevil
August 7th, 2015, 11:25 AM
COP CAR Review
http://collider.com/cop-car-movie-review/

Hearing a lot of mixed reviews on this one. Coen Brothers lite is the comparison that pops up the most, although this review uses 'Ambin'. Still, Bacon is never bad, and most of the reviews agree that there is something here...it just kinda runs out of rope.

jerseydevil
August 12th, 2015, 11:31 AM
‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ Is Better Than Bond, Bourne, Or ‘Mission Impossible’
http://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/2015/08/man-from-uncle-review/

jerseydevil
August 13th, 2015, 11:37 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVKF9_-LK7o

jerseydevil
August 13th, 2015, 12:01 PM
‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ Review
http://collider.com/the-man-from-uncle-review/

adgy-san
August 14th, 2015, 07:52 AM
Review: Guy Ritchie's 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, And Alicia Vikander (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-guy-ritchies-the-man-from-uncle-starring-henry-cavill-armie-hammer-and-alicia-vikander-20150811)


Said petty squabbles, and the set pieces that prioritize them, are by and large the best of what “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” has to offer. But just as the weightlessness of the film’s action and adventure will grant it a flimsy stature against the backdrop of the spy genre, Cavill’s management of defensible banter might not be quite enough to justify its contributions as a comedy. And so, in the wake of Ritchie’s failed amalgam of these genres—in the wake of a single enchanting chase scene and a smattering of warm chuckles—the thought we’re really left with concerns when Cavill will star in a movie worthy of these newly unveiled charms. [C+]

Hoping to see for myself this weekend.

adgy-san
August 14th, 2015, 08:19 AM
Watch: U.S. Trailer Finally Arrives For Long Delayed 'Shanghai' Starring John Cusack, Chow Yun-Fat, Gong Li, More (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-us-trailer-finally-arrives-for-long-delayed-shanghai-starring-john-cusack-chow-yun-fat-gong-li-more-20150813)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2lx_dlYpS4


Way back in 2012, Harvey Weinstein promised that the star-studded "Shanghai," which by that point had already opened in several overseas territories, but had been sitting on the U.S. shelf for years, would finally be released via Radius. That didn't happen. Fast-forward a few years and now the movie is being dumped in a couple of weeks in limited release, and a trailer has been put together.

Mikael H?fstr?m ("1408," "Escape Plan") directs the international ensemble of John Cusack, Chow Yun-fat, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Franka Potente, Gong Li, David Morse and Ken Watanabe, in the 1940s-set story that follows an American Naval Intelligence agent named Paul Soames who travels to Shanghai, posing as a pro-Nazi journalist, in order to investigate the death of his good friend Connor, only for things to be complicated by a love triangle.

****ing ridiculous. I imported a blu-ray of this 2 YEARS ago. Why the **** even bother buying the rights if you're going to shelve it and then dump it in limited?

Because you're the Weinsteins, that's why.

The movie was ok. Nothing special.

jerseydevil
August 14th, 2015, 09:35 AM
‘The Usual Suspects’ at 20: Why The Ending Still Holds Up
http://collider.com/usual-suspects-ending-still-holds-up/

Y'know...I used to think this was all Singer, but judging by the body of work since, it's clear he just did a fine job with a TERRIFIC script by Christopher McQuarrie. Most of the movies with a twist this big, that the whole movie hinges on, good or bad, once you know the secret they lose rewatchability. NOT THIS ONE. Tremendous cast all at the top of their game(why is Dan Hedaya not in more stuff, and why didn't Gabriel Byrne become a bigger star????). 20 years later, I still watch this movie, knowing the twist, and looking for the seams. It's pretty f'n flawless.

jerseydevil
August 14th, 2015, 09:40 AM
Exclusive: ‘American Ultra’ Clip Features Jesse Eisenberg Unleashing Bloody Violence
http://collider.com/american-ultra-clip-features-jesse-eisenberg-unleashing-bloody-violence/

Eisenberg/Kristen Stewart/Topher Grace...has there ever been a movie with as unlikeable a lead trio as this. It's a stoner flick and I don't even want to see it.

adgy-san
August 14th, 2015, 10:10 AM
‘The Usual Suspects’ at 20: Why The Ending Still Holds Up
http://collider.com/usual-suspects-ending-still-holds-up/

Y'know...I used to think this was all Singer, but judging by the body of work since, it's clear he just did a fine job with a TERRIFIC script by Christopher McQuarrie. Most of the movies with a twist this big, that the whole movie hinges on, good or bad, once you know the secret they lose rewatchability. NOT THIS ONE. Tremendous cast all at the top of their game(why is Dan Hedaya not in more stuff, and why didn't Gabriel Byrne become a bigger star????). 20 years later, I still watch this movie, knowing the twist, and looking for the seams. It's pretty f'n flawless.

I've never understood why Gabriel Byrne never made it big. Miller's Crossing should have been enough all on its own.

jerseydevil
August 14th, 2015, 01:51 PM
Watch: U.S. Trailer Finally Arrives For Long Delayed 'Shanghai' Starring John Cusack, Chow Yun-Fat, Gong Li, More (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/watch-us-trailer-finally-arrives-for-long-delayed-shanghai-starring-john-cusack-chow-yun-fat-gong-li-more-20150813)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2lx_dlYpS4



****ing ridiculous. I imported a blu-ray of this 2 YEARS ago. Why the **** even bother buying the rights if you're going to shelve it and then dump it in limited?

Because you're the Weinsteins, that's why.

The movie was ok. Nothing special.

Nice rant...Jeffrey Dean Morgan you say...

adgy-san
August 14th, 2015, 02:11 PM
Nice rant...Jeffrey Dean Morgan you say...

Don't get too excited. His bit is pretty much just a cameo. :(

KingInTheWest
August 14th, 2015, 10:51 PM
Exclusive: ‘American Ultra’ Clip Features Jesse Eisenberg Unleashing Bloody Violence
http://collider.com/american-ultra-clip-features-jesse-eisenberg-unleashing-bloody-violence/

Eisenberg/Kristen Stewart/Topher Grace...has there ever been a movie with as unlikeable a lead trio as this. It's a stoner flick and I don't even want to see it.

This looks more awful than Kristen Stewart's acting. Every time I see a commercial, it means another person at the studio's marketing department is getting fired on Monday. This should be dumped in the dead of February, on five screens in Iowa.

jccawdrey
August 16th, 2015, 10:18 AM
I've never understood why Gabriel Byrne never made it big. Point of No Return was his best imho

jccawdrey
August 16th, 2015, 10:20 AM
I've never understood why Gabriel Byrne never made it big. Point of No return, and The Usual Suspects were his best

jerseydevil
August 25th, 2015, 04:41 PM
‘No Escape’ Review: This Is Why We Use Zombies and Aliens
http://collider.com/no-escape-review-owen-wilson-pierce-brosnan/

Remember when reviewers actually reviewed movies, instead of climbing up on a soapbox in their sandy underpants and delivering an editorial. For ****'s sake.

KingInTheWest
August 25th, 2015, 11:37 PM
Exactly the review I was expecting to see. I can only hope the similar one the LA Times presumably has cooking gets to break out the white privilege.

As for the actual movie, it is nice to see someone do something different and I vaguely remember thinking Owen Wilson was surprisingly good in Behind Enemy Lines, but that was a long time ago, so who knows how it holds up.

adgy-san
September 8th, 2015, 03:04 PM
Venice Review: 'Black Mass' Starring Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, More (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/venice-review-black-mass-starring-johnny-depp-joel-edgerton-benedict-cumberbatch-dakota-johnson-more-20150904)


Black Mass" is like that troublesome mask of makeup: we're not sure what, if anything, is going on underneath it, and its biggest failing is how close it gets to almost looking like the real thing. [B-]

jerseydevil
September 15th, 2015, 12:54 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAY3zgRTdMM

Keep reading reviews about how over the top and fun this is...but if you get motion sickness, you might want to tap out.

LetTigerIn
September 15th, 2015, 02:04 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAY3zgRTdMM

Keep reading reviews about how over the top and fun this is...but if you get motion sickness, you might want to tap out.

Is this the same team that did that short?

jerseydevil
September 15th, 2015, 06:38 PM
Is this the same team that did that short?

Not sure...would assume. I know that Timur Betmakov was involved in some capacity...producer maybe.

?Hardcore? Review: Forget Video Game Adaptations; We Need More of This | TIFF 2015
http://collider.com/hardcore-movie-review-sharlto-copley-tiff-2015/


A little over two years ago, the music video for Biting Elbows? ?Bad Mother****er? started making the rounds. It was directed by the band?s frontman, Ilya Naishuller, and features loads of insanely impressive (and very bloody) first-person perspective camerawork. It?s a wildly entertaining feat that currently has nearly 30 million views on YouTube, but now the question is, can Naishuller turn that short-form prowess and popularity into a worthy full feature?

Naishuller teamed up with producer Timur Bekmambetov to direct his debut film, Hardcore, which is told entirely from the first-person-perspective, just like ?Bad Mother****er.? This time around we experience the story through Henry, a cyborg super-soldier tasked with rescuing his wife Estelle (Haley Bennett) from an especially vivacious telekinetic psychopath (Danila Kozlovsky) named Akan.

As one might expect, Naishuller knocks the visuals out of the park. It does take time to adjust to the POV, shaky cam perspective and those prone to motion sickness might not be able to at all, but hopefully you don?t fall into that category because you?d be missing out on one heck of a violent, midnight romp.


apparently yes...

jerseydevil
September 20th, 2015, 12:34 PM
20 Years Of ‘Heat’: Michael Mann Discusses His LA Crime Classic
http://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/2015/09/heat-movie-20th-anniversary-retrospective/

In my opinion, one of the greatest crime thrillers ever, with Mann/DeNiro and most of the supporting cast, doing some of their best work. Yes, this was the start of Pacino's weird tone deaf shouting all his lines phase, but strangely, it works terrifically in contrast to DeNiro's quietCool understated and 'still waters run deep' best. Kilmer, Fichtner, Machete, Sizemore, Haysbert, and the list goes on.

KingInTheWest
September 21st, 2015, 12:12 AM
In my opinion, Heat is the best movie made while I have been alive. Perfect cast, everyone nailing it, brilliant writing - both dialogue and plotting. Several brilliant set pieces and I will never stop appreciating the simple but genius little chess match in the showdown at the end. My only complaint is that the movie was too short.

LetTigerIn
September 21st, 2015, 11:40 AM
Trailer for Victoria. Very interested to see this.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kp8wcV3GjW0


And, unrelated, but every time I see the movie title, this song, or the Hanson Brothers punk rock cover, gets stuck in my head.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VzsQoR806c

adgy-san
September 21st, 2015, 05:01 PM
Review: Brian Helgeland's Twin Gangster Tale 'Legend' Starring Tom Hardy & Emily Browning (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-brian-helgelands-twin-gangster-tale-legend-starring-tom-hardy-emily-browning-20150908)


There are still pleasures to be found: the recreation of the period and world is deeply immersive, and it’s worth the price of admission just to see Hardy’s Reggie performance, which is up among his best work. Still, the story could have perhaps used a more inspired hand at the helm, and it ultimately turns out that two Tom Hardys are not, in fact, better than one. [C+]

LetTigerIn
September 21st, 2015, 05:28 PM
Review: Brian Helgeland's Twin Gangster Tale 'Legend' Starring Tom Hardy & Emily Browning (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-brian-helgelands-twin-gangster-tale-legend-starring-tom-hardy-emily-browning-20150908)

That's too bad. I still want to see this.

Does this mean The Krays is better?

jerseydevil
September 21st, 2015, 07:38 PM
Review: Brian Helgeland's Twin Gangster Tale 'Legend' Starring Tom Hardy & Emily Browning (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-brian-helgelands-twin-gangster-tale-legend-starring-tom-hardy-emily-browning-20150908)


That's too bad. I still want to see this.

Does this mean The Krays is better?

‘Legend’ Review: Double, Double Tom Hardy and Trouble | TIFF 2015
http://collider.com/legend-review-tom-hardy-tiff-2015/


So that sounds pretty interesting, yeah? Indeed, more than a few moments of Legend are engaging, but the film doesn’t really know where it’s going and, at over two hours in length, becomes an absolute slog in its back half. It’s clear from the onset that Helgeland is trying to make his own version of Goodfellas, complete with an uninspired long take in a night club and voice over narration from Browning, but the film falls so short of that bar that you’re left wishing you were just watching Goodfellas instead.

Hardy is one of the most fascinating actors working today, and while the prospect of the actor taking on a pair of gangsters in the 1960s is highly promising, unfortunately the results aren’t nearly electric as they could’ve been. Hardy is clearly having a ball characterizing the distinct personalities of the brothers—especially Ronnie, whose voice he imbues with a touch of Bane. But some of the dialogue is tough to understand due to Hardy’s stylized accents, and there are moments when his performance as Ronnie surpasses over-the-top, nearly veering into comedy which, although ill-fitting to the mostly serious tone Helgeland sets, is also a movie I would have rather seen than Legend.

jerseydevil
November 18th, 2015, 06:41 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sutfsWmgWgs

jerseydevil
December 4th, 2015, 12:07 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOx-MlLDhuY

EDIT: My love for Crowe outweighs my dislike for smirk boy...besides, he looks like he is actually trying in this one. Should be fun.

jerseydevil
January 20th, 2016, 04:38 PM
‘The Invitation’ Trailer: Welcome to the Most Intense Dinner Party Ever
http://collider.com/the-invitation-trailer-welcome-to-the-most-intense-dinner-party-ever/


Our own Tommy Cook caught The Invitation during the festival rounds, and now you can get a taste of the thriller from Karyn Kusama (Jennifer’s Body) via the first trailer. If you have some unfinished business with a crazy ex, this might bring your worst fears to life.

Starring Logan Marshall-Green (Prometheus), Tammy Blanchard (Into the Woods), and Michiel Huisman (Game of Thrones), the film tells the story of one extremely uncomfortable dinner party among exes. Will (Green) is invited to the home of his ex-wife (Blanchard) for the occasion, but soon realizes she has some sort of hidden agenda for the invitation. Thankfully, the footage doesn’t reveal any spoilers because, as many who’ve seen the film suggest, it’s better to know as little as possible going in — only that it’s extremely unsettling.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ul7kA785jdQ

jerseydevil
February 11th, 2016, 01:18 PM
‘Criminal’ Trailer Has Kevin Costner Adopting Ryan Reynolds’ Memories, Strangling Gary Oldman
http://collider.com/criminal-trailer-ryan-reynolds-gal-gadot-kevin-costner-gary-oldman/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bvnoqsvY-M

Even if it's mediocre...that cast is pretty sturdy.

jerseydevil
February 25th, 2016, 03:22 PM
‘Triple 9’ Review: John Hillcoat Can’t Make a Clean Getaway
http://collider.com/triple-9-review/

jerseydevil
March 22nd, 2016, 06:41 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQR5zsLHbYw

jerseydevil
March 29th, 2016, 08:42 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI1Ovh5JnOE

‘Hardcore Henry’: Sharlto Copley & Ilya Naishuller on the Film’s Divisive Nature
http://collider.com/sharlto-copley-ilya-naishuller-hardcore-henry-interview/

LetTigerIn
March 29th, 2016, 10:47 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI1Ovh5JnOE

‘Hardcore Henry’: Sharlto Copley & Ilya Naishuller on the Film’s Divisive Nature
http://collider.com/sharlto-copley-ilya-naishuller-hardcore-henry-interview/


I think I've already decided to save this one to watch on VR.

adgy-san
April 14th, 2016, 01:36 PM
Jason Statham Will Fight a Giant Shark in "Meg" (http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/jason-statham-will-fight-giant-shark-meg)

Don't need to read the article. I'm in.

adgy-san
April 18th, 2016, 04:02 PM
Review: Jeremy Saulnier's Exciting, Splattery, Funny Thriller 'Green Room' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-jeremy-saulniers-exciting-splattery-funny-thriller-green-room-20160414)


The result is an exciting, splattery, funny genre movie that somehow never once feels disposable, and one that should prove a midnight movie delight for some time to come. [A-]

Don't remember which thread we were putting this movie in.

Very much want to see this.

jerseydevil
April 19th, 2016, 09:44 AM
Review: Jeremy Saulnier's Exciting, Splattery, Funny Thriller 'Green Room' (http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/review-jeremy-saulniers-exciting-splattery-funny-thriller-green-room-20160414)



Don't remember which thread we were putting this movie in.

Very much want to see this.

think it was originally under Horror because that is what it's being billed as...but yeah, blurred lines on this one.

orpheus
April 20th, 2016, 07:11 AM
?The Girl on the Train? Trailer: Sex, Lies, and Emily Blunt


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CKPj4O5_9s

http://collider.com/the-girl-on-the-train-movie-trailer/

I want to read that book, but haven't gotten around to it!!

jerseydevil
April 20th, 2016, 11:37 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cnUI_ryp2w

roenick
April 20th, 2016, 01:01 PM
Jason Statham Will Fight a Giant Shark in "Meg" (http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/jason-statham-will-fight-giant-shark-meg)

Don't need to read the article. I'm in.

The book was awesome and he will be perfect in the lead role!

adgy-san
April 20th, 2016, 02:10 PM
The book was awesome and he will be perfect in the lead role!

Book? Please tell me more.

roenick
April 20th, 2016, 03:24 PM
Book? Please tell me more.

This cover was from one of the greatest parts of the book.

http://img1.imagesbn.com/p/2940013138704_p0_v1_s260x420.JPG

LetTigerIn
April 21st, 2016, 05:17 PM
‘The Girl on the Train’ Trailer: Sex, Lies, and Emily Blunt

I want to read that book, but haven't gotten around to it!!

same

jerseydevil
April 29th, 2016, 09:24 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJUES1SIvzw

jerseydevil
May 3rd, 2016, 02:49 PM
Michael Fassbender May Turn Serial Killer for ‘Entering Hades’
http://collider.com/michael-fassbender-serial-killer-movie-entering-hades/


Michael Fassbender is one of the most exciting actors working today, and he’s landed a promising piece of material for a potential project down the road. Broad Green Pictures announced today that it has landed the rights to John Leake’s true crime novel Entering Hades, which has Fassbender attached to produce and potentially star in the tale of an Austrian serial killer. Jack Unterweger was a celebrated journalist and best-selling author who spent his days investigating murders and his nights committing them, killing over 11 people.

Unterweger committed his first murder in 1974, after which he was arrested and sent to prison, where he became an author. He was released in 1990 and used as an example of rehabilitation, working as a journalist and reporting on various crimes in Los Angeles. Little did the public know that as soon as Unterweger was released, he began killing again. The story then gets even crazier, as he led cops on a chase through the U.S., Canada, and Europe, going so far as to try and call the Austrian media to convince them of his innocence.

jerseydevil
May 12th, 2016, 07:18 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQoqsKoJVDw

jerseydevil
May 15th, 2016, 10:52 AM
‘The Nice Guys’ Is A Blast To The Past (And Also Just A Blast)
http://uproxx.com/movies/the-nice-guys-review/

LetTigerIn
May 17th, 2016, 09:32 AM
‘The Nice Guys’ Is A Blast To The Past (And Also Just A Blast)
http://uproxx.com/movies/the-nice-guys-review/

This headline sums up exactly how I feel about this Shane Black resurgence. It doesn't matter if he's doing an actual period piece or Iron Man 3, the tone of his work is a fun throwback, even when it includes new twists.

jerseydevil
May 19th, 2016, 09:53 AM
‘The Nice Guys’ Review: Good Times with Lowlifes
http://collider.com/the-nice-guys-review/


Black has delivered another absolute blast of a picture, and one that promises to be more rewarding on repeat viewings once you know how the mystery falls into place. It’s an absolute joy watching Crowe and Gosling bounce off each other and fling Black’s sparkling dialogue. The Nice Guys is more than a nice time at the movies. It’s a total delight.

Rating: A

jerseydevil
June 8th, 2016, 12:47 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_LGMM9TqtA

oooh no. Might skip this one.

jerseydevil
June 17th, 2016, 01:25 PM
Common to star in TV version of 'Black Samurai'
Read more at http://www.hitfix.com/the-dartboard/common-to-star-in-tv-version-of-black-samurai#EZkRP3X2WyybotR7.99

jccawdrey
June 18th, 2016, 12:06 PM
Just finished watching the third hour of the "Streets of Compton" The Game was the centerpiece and it was right on target, for lack of a better term. The only thing they didn't mention, purposely imo, was the corruption of the city officials.
The other big thing was how it got cleaned up. The Sheriff's Dept came in and took over for a corrupted Compton P.D., we put the hammer down and made it safe to go outside again.

jerseydevil
June 23rd, 2016, 11:36 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF903RaKLvs

jerseydevil
June 23rd, 2016, 11:38 AM
‘The Shallows’ Review: Gill-ty Fun
http://collider.com/the-shallows-review-blake-lively/


The very things that make The Shallows a success, though, also holds the film back from being great, as there’s a degree of inevitability that can’t be shaken. There’s great tension when Nancy gets back into the water, but no clamping down of sheer terror. And while the familial exposition is handled with some natural modern grace in the beginning, there’s also a cringing saccharine closure to it.

By and large, the movie’s other star — the shark — looks fantastic, with the exception of one big moment, and “Steven” the seagull is a nice Wilson for Nancy. But what keeps The Shallows fun is its shallowness in narrative. Once we’re on the secret beach, we don’t leave it. Once Nancy is stranded, we stay with her. As Flavio Labiano‘s underwater camera shows us, even in the shallower depths, there is plenty indiscriminate punishment in the ocean.

Grade: B

jerseydevil
July 7th, 2016, 01:31 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGvTRG-iud8

Kaos
July 25th, 2016, 12:51 PM
This looks really good to me. The only problem I see is that Charlie Hunnam is in the lead and I am currently on the last season of Sons of Anarchy via Netflix. I think I can get his SOA character out of my head while watching this but it will be somewhat difficult. He seems perfect for this role.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4luDtkC3Oy0

jerseydevil
August 10th, 2016, 11:24 AM
‘Blood Father’ Is A Gourmet Cheeseburger Starring Mel Gibson As A Grizzled Tattoo Artist
http://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/blood-father-review/

jerseydevil
August 10th, 2016, 11:42 AM
Mickey Keating's 'Carnage Park' Blu-ray Announced
http://www.highdefdigest.com/news/show/Shout_Factory/Disc_Announcements/mickey-keatings-carnage-park-bluray-announced/33937

jerseydevil
August 11th, 2016, 12:18 PM
‘Hell or High Water’ Review: A Thrilling and Thoughtful Neo-Western
http://collider.com/hell-or-high-water-review/


Hell or High Water isn’t a simple tale of bank robbers vs. the law; it’s a neo-Western dissection of the misdeeds done to the land throughout the history of the West. It features career high performances from both Foster and Pine and a delightfully nuanced old codger turn from Jeff Bridges as one of the Texas Rangers in pursuit. It’s also one of the best films of the year; an unexpected getaway car from an unusually dry summer at the movies.

jerseydevil
August 11th, 2016, 12:23 PM
Jeff Bridges And Chris Pine Star In ‘Hell Or High Water,’ A Tense, Clever Modern Western
http://uproxx.com/movies/hell-or-high-water-review/

jerseydevil
August 12th, 2016, 09:16 AM
‘Blood Father’ Review: Mel Gibson’s Road to Atonement
http://collider.com/blood-father-review-mel-gibson/

jerseydevil
August 16th, 2016, 02:29 PM
‘War Dogs’ Review: Director Todd Phillips Makes His ‘Goodfellas’
http://collider.com/war-dogs-review/

jerseydevil
August 24th, 2016, 03:26 PM
Jason Statham Explains Why Audiences Love Watching Him Beat the S*** Out of People
http://collider.com/jason-statham-explains-why-audiences-love-watching-him-beat-****-out-of-people/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF903RaKLvs

jerseydevil
August 28th, 2016, 11:00 AM
Review Stellan Skarsg?rd executes Norwegian vengeance in 'In Order of Disappearance'
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-order-disappearance-review-20160823-snap-story.html

LetTigerIn
August 29th, 2016, 10:05 AM
Review Stellan Skarsg?rd executes Norwegian vengeance in 'In Order of Disappearance'
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-order-disappearance-review-20160823-snap-story.html

Yeah, this is on my ever-growing list of things to see this year.

jerseydevil
September 7th, 2016, 01:07 PM
Johnny Depp Will (Finally) Investigate The Murders Of Tupac And Biggie In ‘Labyrinth’
http://uproxx.com/movies/johnny-depp-notorious-big-tupac-movie/

jccawdrey
September 8th, 2016, 09:45 AM
I have been waiting so patiently to finally find out what happened to these poor souls, and I guess Detective Depp will be our best bet yet...

jerseydevil
September 8th, 2016, 05:43 PM
First ‘Live by Night’ Trailer Reveals Ben Affleck’s Long-Awaited ‘Argo’ Follow-Up
http://collider.com/live-by-night-trailer-ben-affleck/


Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for Live by Night, the fourth directorial effort from Ben Affleck and the filmmakers long-awaited follow-up to 2012’s Best Picture-winning dramatic thriller Argo. Based on the Dennis Lehane novel of the same name, the film takes place during Prohibition and stars Affleck as Joe Coughlin, the prodigal son of a Boston police captain who works his way up from bootlegger to notorious Florida gangster. Affleck adapted the screenplay himself and recruited Oscar-winning The Hateful Eight and The Aviator cinematographer Robert Richardson to serve as his director of photography.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwejneg3sCM

jerseydevil
September 10th, 2016, 11:46 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDD3I0uOlqY

‘Free Fire’ Review: Shoot to Thrill | TIFF 2016
http://collider.com/free-fire-review/

jerseydevil
September 12th, 2016, 02:51 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfm4gvxNW_o

jerseydevil
September 14th, 2016, 04:42 PM
‘(Re)Assignment’ Review: Tasteless, Exploitative, and Unforgettable | TIFF 2016
http://collider.com/reassignment-review-michelle-rodriguez/


Brazenly tasteless and ridiculous, there are plenty of reasons to dismiss and dislike the latest feature from action movie pioneer Walter Hill. It’s a project that he has apparently spent 40 years developing, but it feels more like something that should have been made all those decades ago rather than a project that needed time to percolate. Yet there’s something charmingly sleazy about this absolutely bat**** insane project as well, criticizing itself through a fantastically evil performance by Sigourney Weaver in a way that suggests a certain level of self-aware camp in addition to cheap thrills. It’s tough to say if Hill did it all deliberately, yet it’s also equally tough to be bored by the results whether you like them or not.

Michelle Rodriguez stars as the amusingly and absurdly named Frank Kitchen, an assassin for hire with no conscience and little regard for life beyond its momentary pleasures. Rodriguez indeed plays a man initially, with full body prosthetics and a beard. It doesn’t last too long though. Kitchen’s soon set up for a job that doesn’t exist and kidnapped. The culprit is Dr. Rachel Kay (Weaver), a psychotic plastic surgeon who involuntarily turns Frank Kitchen into a women (yep, for realzies). There’s only one response to something like that: revenge, ideally flavoured by bulles n’ bloodshed.

Yep, that’s really the premise of the movie and one that treats transgender politics as tastelessly as it sounds. The concept of gender reassignment surgery being used as a form of punishment is problematic at best. The script was protested before production and if/when the film is commercially released, that’ll happen again. Yet, Walter Hill is also indulging in a little “cake and eat it too” nose-thumbing antics here. After all, he is suggesting that someone’s gender is defined by their interior more than their exterior; he just took a deliberately exploitative path to get there.

sounds fun to me. And as far as the complaints, The Skin I Live In(spoilers) basically used the same premise and that was rather well received.

jerseydevil
September 14th, 2016, 04:48 PM
‘Deepwater Horizon’ Review: A Disaster Film That Terrifies Instead of Thrills | TIFF 2016
http://collider.com/deepwater-horizon-review/

jerseydevil
September 14th, 2016, 05:01 PM
TIFF Journal: ‘(Re)Assignment’
http://www.highdefdigest.com/blog/tiff-re-assignment-movie-review/


At his prime, Hill specialized in terse and tense tales of men stuck in circumstances that required a gun. His movies never aimed for high art, but they stripped genre entertainment to the bone for a pure simple rush of violent thrills filled with memorable characters, effective plotting, and not a second of wasted screen time.

On a certain level, ‘(Re)Assignment’ couldn’t be more simple. It’s a noir-ish revenge tale in which an assassin is wronged and sets out to right that wrong with bullets and bloodshed. The twist is that the assassin is Michelle Rodriguez, initially playing a man named Frank Kitchen who is forced to have an involuntary sex change by psychotic surgeon Dr. Kay (Sigourney Weaver). Kitchen isn’t thrilled, so (s)he kills everyone she can find until she meets Kay face-to-face.

Yeah, it’s an odd one to say the least. Hill further complicates the movie with an odd, twisted flashback structure using multiple perspectives and scene transitions that turn frames into comic book panels.

Needless to say, the gender politics of ‘(Re)Assignment’ are murky at best and the film probably should have been made a few decades ago rather than in this particularly sensitive time. Thankfully, the deliberately trashy flick is so over-the-top that it’s nearly impossible to take offense at anything. However, it doesn’t help that Hill’s tone is all over the place. He’s clearly trying to work in a heightened comic book style with a little tongue-in-cheek sleaze, but it’s never clear how campy things are so supposed to be. There are laughs throughout, but some feel like the wrong kind as the movie dips frequently into absurdity without a safety net.

Still, there’s some good stuff here. Hill knows how to stage a hard-boiled action scene and delivers some good ones. Weaver is hysterically entertaining as a mad gender scientist, and the movie bursts to life whenever she goes batty (typically involving literary quotations for some reason). Rodriguez is also a rock solid action hero with dark intentions, even if her early scenes as a man never quite feel right due to her voice.

‘(Re)Assignment’ is an insane romp through bad taste and vengeance. Unfortunately, it’s also a bit of a mess and really could have benefited from the stripped-down storytelling simplicity that Hill brought to his best work. Reactions will vary. It’s hard to imagine anyone will love the movie without apology, but many will have a good time, ironic or otherwise.

jerseydevil
September 27th, 2016, 08:57 AM
M. Night Shyamalan's Split Just Screened, Here's What People Are Saying
http://www.cinemablend.com/news/1560350/m-night-shyamalans-split-just-screened-heres-what-people-are-saying

Kinda rooting for Shama-lama-ding-dong. And I have never been the biggest McAvoy fan, but this looks like him cutting loose and chewing scenery big time.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84TouqfIsiI

jerseydevil
September 27th, 2016, 09:01 AM
‘Split’ Review: M. Night Shyamalan Delivers Sympathetic Cinematic Audacity
http://collider.com/split-movie-review-m-night-shyamalan-james-mcavoy/

orpheus
September 29th, 2016, 12:29 PM
Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena, Judy Dench Board 'Murder on the Orient Express'

https://www.yahoo.com/news/michelle-pfeiffer-daisy-ridley-michael-pena-judy-dench-182406381.html?ref=gs

jerseydevil
September 29th, 2016, 02:03 PM
Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Michael Pena, Judy Dench Board 'Murder on the Orient Express'

https://www.yahoo.com/news/michelle-pfeiffer-daisy-ridley-michael-pena-judy-dench-182406381.html?ref=gs

Johnny Depp in Talks for ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ along with Daisy Ridley and More
http://collider.com/johnny-depp-daisy-ridley-murder-on-the-orient-express/

Johnny Depp too.

jerseydevil
October 5th, 2016, 04:13 PM
‘The Girl On The Train’ Tries To Outdo ‘Gone Girl’ But Mostly Just Succeeds In Trying Too Hard
http://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/girl-on-train-review/

jerseydevil
October 11th, 2016, 01:43 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1xGh53LEQQ


Gary Faulkner (Cage) is an ex-con, unemployed handyman, and modern day Don Quixote who receives a vision from God (Russell Brand) telling him to capture Osama Bin Laden. Armed with only a single sword purchased from a home-shopping network, Gary travels to Pakistan to complete his mission. While on his quest, Gary encounters old friends back home in Colorado, the new friends he makes in Pakistan, the enemies he makes at the CIA – and even God and Osama themselves.


ANNNNNNNNNNNNND, I'm in!!!!!

jerseydevil
October 12th, 2016, 09:26 AM
‘The Accountant’ Is The Year’s Best Superhero Movie And Probably Deserves A Sequel
http://uproxx.com/filmdrunk/accountant-movie-review/

jerseydevil
October 17th, 2016, 09:28 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e70_Miy2FKY

chaingunsofdoom
October 31st, 2016, 07:05 AM
Watched "The Girl On The Train" yesterday and it was pretty good. Nowhere near as, um... 'interesting' as Gone Girl, but definitely a solid film.

roenick
October 31st, 2016, 11:24 AM
Watched "The Girl On The Train" yesterday and it was pretty good. Nowhere near as, um... 'interesting' as Gone Girl, but definitely a solid film.

Concur. Saw it last week and my wife had read the book. I enjoyed the hook.

jerseydevil
November 10th, 2016, 01:11 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEu7BS8IsuA


When FBI Special Agent Joe Merriwether (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) is unable to solve a series of homicides, he decides to enlist the help of his former colleague Dr. John Clancy (Anthony Hopkins), a retired physician with psychic powers. The reclusive Clancy, who shuttered his practice and retreated from the world following the death of his daughter and subsequent break-up of his marriage, wants nothing to do with the case. He soon changes his mind after seeing disturbingly violent visions of Joe’s partner, FBI Special Agent Katherine Cowles’s (Abbie Cornish) ultimate demise. When Clancy’s exceptional intuitive powers put him on the trail of a suspect, Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell), the doctor soon realizes his abilities are no match against the extraordinary powers of this vicious murderer on a mission.

JDM!!!!!

edit:read yesterday that this was, in a previous life, a sequel to s7even

jerseydevil
November 11th, 2016, 11:53 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClcQUlXcCKw

Trapper9
November 16th, 2016, 10:43 AM
As if 2016 couldn't get any worse, do you realize Steven Seagal made SEVEN movies this year??

jerseydevil
December 8th, 2016, 12:42 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZbjGKtR8QQ


“The Wall” follows two soldiers pinned down by an Iraqi sniper, with nothing but a crumbling wall between them. Their fight becomes as much a battle of will and wits as it is of lethally accurate marksmanship. Directed by Doug Liman (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, “The Bourne Ultimatum,” “Edge of Tomorrow”), “The Wall” stars Aaron Taylor Johnson (“Nocturnal Animals,” Kick-Ass,” “Savages” “Godzilla,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron”) and WWE star John Cena (“Trainwreck,” “Daddy’s Home”), Written by first-time screenwriter Dwain Worrell, “The Wall,” was produced by Amazon Studios, Big Indie Pictures and Picrow. The film is produced by David Bartis. Executive Producer is Ray Angelic. Associate Producer is Alison Winter. FilmNation is handling international sales.

jerseydevil
December 15th, 2016, 03:09 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTabX1ONwRY

LetTigerIn
December 17th, 2016, 05:47 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTabX1ONwRY


That could be a good trailer for a terrible movie, a terrible trailer for a good movie, or a terrible trailer for a terrible movie.

jerseydevil
December 17th, 2016, 10:58 AM
That could be a good trailer for a terrible movie, a terrible trailer for a good movie, or a terrible trailer for a terrible movie.

or...all three?

jerseydevil
December 20th, 2016, 05:10 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMkZ2frF_YM

jerseydevil
December 22nd, 2016, 02:44 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjqtP459uo8

jerseydevil
January 19th, 2017, 01:58 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9I2z4YPuMZ0

jccawdrey
January 20th, 2017, 02:40 PM
As if 2016 couldn't get any worse, do you realize Steven Seagal made SEVEN movies this year?? Erik Estrada could have made 7...

jerseydevil
January 20th, 2017, 02:42 PM
‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ Review: Neither Fast Nor Furious
http://collider.com/xxx-return-of-xander-cage-review/#poster

Trapper9
January 21st, 2017, 01:00 AM
It looks like a straight cash grab. (I'm looking at you Samuel L. Jackson )

jerseydevil
January 21st, 2017, 09:44 AM
It looks like a straight cash grab. (I'm looking at you Samuel L. Jackson )

There's a line in Ted 2 that goes something like...'have you ever seen a movie? You know the black guy that's in it? That's Samuel L Jackson'. Please...Sam L. knows how to cash a paycheck.

orpheus
January 21st, 2017, 02:12 PM
There's a line in Ted 2 that goes something like...'have you ever seen a movie? You know the black guy that's in it? That's Samuel L Jackson'. Please...Sam L. knows how to cash a paycheck.

Samuel L Jackson is Black!?!

Dunno. If people pay to see Ted 2, they'll pay to see anything. mhihi: ;)

jerseydevil
January 23rd, 2017, 03:36 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AT6IPtrcJNI

‘The Assignment’ Trailer: Walter Hill’s Trashy Trans Thriller Sends Michelle Rodriguez on a Revenge Mission
http://collider.com/the-assignment-movie-trailer-michelle-rodriguez/#walter-hill


I’m always conflicted when it comes to overtly provocative garbage like this. It’s offensive and rude and inconsiderate, but as someone who grew up fascinated with exploitation cinema, the Marquis de Sade, and the tradition of crass, crude provocateurs, I have a soft spot for such purely insane and uncompromising trash. That said, in a time when trans rights are still struggling to take shape, my own self-indulgent interest in button-putting sleaze holds no weight next to the needs of a community in an unending battle for acceptance.

Plus, it’s not necessarily the idea that’s offensive, it’s the execution. And it looks like The Assignment is just swinging blindly in that regard. Pedro Almodovar‘s extraordinary The Skin I Live in played with a lot of similar themes and subject matters, but it did it in a thoughtful and sympathetic way that offered a little commentary on gender culture and human nature in addition to its lurid plot points. I think The Assignment is pretty much a surface-level revenger that’s pretty unconcerned with soul-searching commentary.

Here’s The Assignment‘s logline:

A revenge tale about an ace assassin who is double-crossed by gangsters and a rogue plastic surgeon operating on the fringes of society. The story becomes a trail of self-discovery and redemption against a criminal mastermind opponent. Starring Michelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver, and Tony Shalhoub


OOOOOOOOOohkay. Look, you want inclusion. Fine. Part of that 'inclusiveness' is exploitation. Perhaps NOT always being presented as a golden archangel of progressive movement. So...LGBT, African Americans, Asians, etc...all want to see more films include more characters that represent them. Ok. Whatever. Fair enough. But this whining when they don't completely agree with said 'inclusion'...NO! You don't get to mandate EVERYTHING. Personally, I find this movie to be ****ing brilliant. No real deep thoughts...just a clever twist on a very old story. It means nothing to me as far as the war for peoples rights etc...just a possibly cool shoot em up flick. Inclusion means you get represented as bad guys too. The whole spectrum. Jayzus, take the damned training wheels off. So, picket, what essentially would have been a straight to video release, and make people curious about it. For ****s sake people...cure cancer or something. There has to be better things to dedicate your time to.

EDIT: BTW, Almadovar's The Skin I Live In, was no less exploitative. Just because it was dressed in arthouse flourishes it gets a pass somehow. The end result is the same. Phony baloney posturing. If Laverne Cox, or Action Transvestite Eddie Izzard had been cast instead of Michelle Rodriguez, I am SURE this movie would be lauded as a trashy but IMPORTANT step in the evolution of QUEER cinema. **** right off would you.

jerseydevil
February 2nd, 2017, 04:01 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDQFd1iQyjw

RockPile
February 3rd, 2017, 05:26 PM
Was all excited to hear about the Warriors series on Hulu announced last July. Haven't heard anything since. Hope the project is still viable.

http://www.digitaltrends.com/movies/the-warriors-series-hulu-russo/

jerseydevil
February 7th, 2017, 06:55 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLBrkK-ZnI0

jerseydevil
February 8th, 2017, 01:14 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRKXyeoWfco


The Beguiled, adapted by Sofia Coppola from Thomas Cullinan’s novel of the same name, unfolds in a girls’ school in the state of Virginia in 1864. As the Civil War rages, The Miss Martha Farnsworth Seminary for Young Ladies has been sheltered from the outside world— until the day a wounded Union soldier is discovered nearby and taken in.

jerseydevil
February 13th, 2017, 11:01 PM
https://youtu.be/1NrjKgwqNOU

The highly anticipated follow-up to Amirpour’s acclaimed directorial debut, A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT, THE BAD BATCH follows Arlen (Waterhouse) as she is unceremoniously dumped in a Texas wasteland fenced off from civilized society. While trying to orient her unforgiving environment, she is captured by a savage band of cannibals and quickly realizes she’ll have to fight her way through her new reality. As Arlen adjusts to life in ‘the bad batch’ she discovers that being good or bad mostly depends on who you’re standing next to.

jerseydevil
February 25th, 2017, 12:45 PM
Joe Carnahan and Frank Grillo Talk ‘Uncharted’, the ‘Narc’ TV Series, & Aiming for Cannes with ‘Wheelman’
http://collider.com/joe-carnahan-uncharted-narc-tv-series-update/#frank-grillo-wheelman

jerseydevil
March 4th, 2017, 12:31 AM
Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Almost Had A Much, Much Darker Ending
http://uproxx.com/movies/get-out-alternate-ending/

jerseydevil
March 8th, 2017, 03:05 PM
Drew Goddard to Direct Secretive Thriller ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’
http://collider.com/drew-goddard-bad-times-at-the-el-royale/


Per THR, Goddard just sold a secretive spec script titled Bad Times at the El Royale to 20th Century Fox which he will produce and direct. Details are being kept firmly under wraps, but it’s described as a contained thriller with either sci-fi or horror elements—which doesn’t sound dissimilar from Cabin in the Woods.

LetTigerIn
March 10th, 2017, 12:41 PM
Atomic Blonde red band trailer (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nI7HVnZlleo)

Not posting directly here, since it's the red band.

Charlize Thereon back in action. Director David Leitch (John Wick) gets this one in before moving on to Deadpool 2.

jerseydevil
March 14th, 2017, 12:17 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whq_jKEnlJk&feature=youtu.be

jerseydevil
March 16th, 2017, 06:00 PM
‘Logan’ Director James Mangold to Helm Gritty Cop Drama ‘The Force’
http://collider.com/james-mangold-the-force/

OK...I want to know, does any self respecting actual police officer refer to his profession as 'the force'? Or is it just a horrible cliche' contrived by douchey Hollywood types. I cringe every time somebody hacks out a line like 'something something something THE FORCE something something'. It's just soooooooo horrible. Can we PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE lose that.

jerseydevil
April 11th, 2017, 12:51 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIUube1pSC0&feature=youtu.be

jerseydevil
April 13th, 2017, 09:23 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Anps6VPe0u8&feature=youtu.be

jerseydevil
April 13th, 2017, 12:54 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aJeVSMaf20&feature=youtu.be


Here’s the official synopsis for The Bad Batch:

The highly anticipated follow-up to Amirpour’s acclaimed directorial debut, A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT, THE BAD BATCH follows Arlen (Waterhouse) as she is unceremoniously dumped in a Texas wasteland fenced off from civilized society. While trying to orient her unforgiving environment, she is captured by a savage band of cannibals and quickly realizes she’ll have to fight her way through her new reality. As Arlen adjusts to life in ‘the bad batch’ she discovers that being good or bad mostly depends on who you’re standing next to.

jerseydevil
April 27th, 2017, 09:30 AM
https://youtu.be/bxho5VCvVY4

jerseydevil
May 3rd, 2017, 09:18 AM
First ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Images Reveal Daisy Ridley, Josh Gad, Johnny Depp, and More
http://collider.com/murder-on-the-orient-express-images/

Am I the only person who thinks Josh Gad is Overrated? He's more annoying than entertaining.

jerseydevil
May 4th, 2017, 11:47 AM
Synopsis for Gareth Evans ‘Apostle’ Reveals That Dan Stevens Will Beat Up Cultists
http://collider.com/apostle-movie-image-synopsis/#gareth-evans

comprar
May 5th, 2017, 05:26 AM
I fully expect it to take place at Christmastime.

jerseydevil
May 12th, 2017, 02:17 PM
‘Hounds of Love’ Review: The Most Disturbing Movie of 2017 So Far
http://collider.com/hounds-of-love-review/#poster

Gonna HAVE TO see this one.

jerseydevil
May 30th, 2017, 09:31 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPzvKH8AVf0&feature=youtu.be

jerseydevil
May 31st, 2017, 09:29 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jyzGKXBOxA&feature=youtu.be

jerseydevil
May 31st, 2017, 09:29 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zN9PDOoLAfg

jerseydevil
June 1st, 2017, 09:28 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq4m3yAoW8E&feature=youtu.be

jerseydevil
June 15th, 2017, 09:15 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv74LqiumXE&feature=youtu.be