Ethan Hawke Joins Up with Denzel Washington in THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

Ethan Hawke Magnificent Seven

One of my favourite westerns of all time is The Magnificent Seven. It’s a simple story (itself a remake of Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai) of good guys vs bad guys but the incredible cast elevated it to classic status.  Yul Brynner. Steve McQueen. Charles Bronson. Eli Wallach. James Coburn. Robert Vaughn. Brad Dexter. Horst Buchholz.  What

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Leonard Nimoy: 1931 – 2015

Leonard Nimoy

It’s with an extremely heavy heart that we must announce the passing Leonard Nimoy at the age of 83. When I was a young lad my father introduced me to Star Trek and I immediately fell in love with it.  We had a TV but our reception amounted to a grand total of zero channels,

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Weekend Preview: Will Smith’s Return to R-rated Movies


Check out what’s playing this weekend and decide what you’re going to see. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook because my mom says they’re cool. Focus Notable: Will Smith’s first R rated film since Bad Boys II (2003).  It looks like Ocean’s 2 right? There will be twists every few minutes but at least it’s

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LOVE & MERCY Trailer: Paul Dano & John Cusack Play The Beach Boys...


We have the first trailer for Love & Mercy, a film that looks at the genius and madness of the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson.  Paul Dano plays the younger Wilson while John Cusack plays the older over-medicated version of Wilson. The biopic comes from director Bill Pohlad and word out of TIFF last year is

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Official Synopsis for the Rocky Spinoff CREED


One of my favorite movie franchises is getting a spinoff this year and it sounds pretty good so far. We have the first official synopsis for the Ricky spinoff Creed, which will hit theaters this holiday season. The synopsis reveals a lot, and hints at some health concerns for our aging hero. This time around

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PEE-WEE’S BIG HOLIDAY Begins Shooting Next Month!


Last year it was reported that Netflix was going to be moving ahead with a Pee-Wee Herman movie starring Paul Reubens. We have been hearing about another Pee-Wee movie for many years, with Judd Apatow being attached to help put it together. Well, it’s actually happening. Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday is set to begin shooting in

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The 2015 Oscars: Winners


The Oscars are over and so here is the full list of winners from The 87th Oscars. Best Supporting Actor Robert Duvall – THE JUDGE Ethan Hawke – BOYHOOD Edward Norton – BIRDMAN Mark Ruffalo – FOXCATCHER J.K. Simmons – WHIPLASH Costume Design Milena Canonero – THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL Mark Bridges – INHERENT VICE

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Our First Look at Jason Momoa as AQUAMAN

Aquaman BVS

That sneaky Zack Synder showed up on Twitter tonight to drop this little tidbit on us; the first photo of Jason Momoa as Aquaman. As we all know (don’t we?) Aquaman will be making a very quick cameo appearance in the upcoming Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice in preparation for his role in Justice

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Box Office: Fifty Shades Still On Top and Hot Tub 2 Bombs


On one hand, I’m happy to see two R-rated movies at the top of the weekend box office. I just wish one of them wasn’t total drivel. Fifty Shades of Grey stayed on top while dropping more than 70%, which if you’re aware of how this kind of movie works, shouldn’t be that surprising. The

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