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Vacation: Nostalgic Romp Stuck in the 1980s

Following in the footsteps of Pixel, Adam Sandler’s terrible infantile comedy of last weekend, Vacation is yet another misfire of a comedy, a nostalgic romp, lacking much charm, fun or wit.

Secret in Their Eyes: Julia Roberts Starrer Pushed to Nov 20

STX Entertainment has moved its crime thriller The Secret in Their Eyes back a month from October 23 to November 20

Oscar 2015: Scribe Billy Ray Takes Final Seat on AMPAS 51 Member Board of Governors

Billy Ray, the screenwriter best known for co-adapting The Hunger Games for the big screen and for his Oscar-nominated Captain Phillips script, has taken the final seat on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) 51-member board of governors, the Academy announced. Ray was one of four candidates seeking to become one of […]

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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY (Part 2) – Trailer 2

Directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth. Lionsgate releasing on November 20, 2015.

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Straight Outta Compton: Straight from the Streets Music–Behind the Scenes

During the late 1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country

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Venice Film Fest 2015: Strong Star-Studded Exciting Edition

The 2015 Venice Film has unveiled a strong lineup with studio-specialty titles, toplining mega stars like Jake Gyllanhaal (Everest), Johnny Depp (Black Mass) and Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne (The Danish Girl).

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Cruise, Tom: Reaffirming Stardom and Box-Office Bankability

Reaffirming his global stardon, Tom Cruise registered strongly with Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, which grossed $4 million on Thursday night. The preview showings began at 8 p.m. at 2,764 locations. The gross is comparable to “Mad Max,” which earned $3.7 million in evening shows, “World War’s” $3.6 million, and “Dawn of the Planet of the […]

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Vacation: Nostalgic Romp Stuck in the 1980s

Following in the footsteps of Pixel, Adam Sandler’s terrible infantile comedy of last weekend, Vacation is yet another misfire of a comedy, a nostalgic romp, lacking much charm, fun or wit.

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Wayne, John: Screen Image–Uniquely American Folk Hero–Part 3

Wayne’s entire work can be described as the glorification of the classic American hero and the perpetuation of uniquely American ideals.

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Pope Francis Delays New York Film Fest Premiere of Zemeckis The Walk

The New York Film Fest has decided to delay the 2015 fest’s opening night screening of Robert Zemeckis The Walk due to a concurrent New York City visit by Pope Francis.