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The winner takes it all – Pain & Gain review

By Simon Miraudo August 8, 2013 Michael Bay, burdened with glorious purpose, pours his everything into Pain & Gain; the closest thing to an indie-spirited passion project he will likely ever make. It tells the true tale of three bodybuilders who kidnapped a fellow patron of their Sun Gym haunt and tortured him until he […]

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Trailer Debut: Pain & Gain

See Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson in all their brawny glory in the trailer for Michael Bay’s black comedy Pain & Gain. Wahlberg and Johnson star in the flick as ‘roided-up gym junkies who get tangled up in a blackmail scheme. You may not believe it after watching the trailer, but it’s based on a true […]

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Trailer Debut: 10 Years

Channing Tatum: loves high school! After posing as a teen in 21 Jump Street, he’s now appearing in Jamie Linden’s reunion flick 10 Years. The trailer shows Tatum catching up with his buddies (Oscar Isaac, Chris Pratt, Anthony Mackie, Justin Long, Max Minghella, Brian Geraghty) and reconnecting with his old flame (Rosario Dawson). Bad news for his wife […]

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Anthony Mackie in talks for Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Anthony Mackie is in negotiations to star as Falcon in the upcoming Captain America sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. After coming to everyone’s attention with his role in The Hurt Locker, Mackie has several high profile films on his slate including Michael Bay‘s upcoming low-budget black comedy Pain & Gain. By the time Captain […]

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Trailer Debut: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

A new trailer for Timur Bekmambetov’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has been released by 20th Century Fox and includes some previously unseen scenes. Based on the book of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith – who also wrote the screenplay for Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows – the trailer opens with a voice over: “History prefers […]

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Trailer Debut: Gangster Squad

The trailer for Ruben Fleischer‘s Gangster Squad, starring Sean Penn as mob boss Mickey Cohen and Josh Brolin as the cop tasked with taking him down, has arrived online. Joining Brolin in the hunt for Penn is Ryan Gosling, Giovanni Ribisi, and Anthony Mackie. Emma Stone plays Cohen’s moll, and winds up in bed with her Crazy, Stupid, Love co-star Gosling (again!). Fleischer is […]

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Anthony Mackie in talks for Michael Bay’s Pain and Gain

Anthony Mackie (Half Nelson, The Hurt Locker) is in negotiations to star opposite Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson in Michael Bay‘s crime caper Pain and Gain. According to Variety, Mackie would play the third lead in the picture. Said to be a relatively smaller budget exercise for Bay – at least, smaller than the presumed budget of his […]

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Teaser Debut: Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter

The teaser for Timur Bekmambetov‘s Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter has arrived online. Despite our reservations on the project (Bekmambetov just seems a little too humourless for this material), the teaser employs an effective voice over from the late Johnny Cash that should convert any doubter. And, you know, footage of Abraham Lincoln (Benjamin Walker) demolishing vampires […]

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Trailer and Poster Debut: Man on a Ledge

The trailer and poster for Sam Worthington‘s new (and very literally-titled thriller) Man on a Ledge has debuted online.  If you thought that poster had a bit of an Inception feel to it, wait until you hear the score used in the trailer: Here’s the official plot synopsis from Summit Entertainment: “An ex-cop and now […]

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We can recalibrate it for you – The Adjustment Bureau review

The Adjustment Bureau – Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt and Anthony Mackie. Directed by George Nolfi. Rated M. Originally published March 3, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. I can honestly say The Adjustment Bureau is the best meet-cute sci-fi rom-com about magic hats that I’ve seen in at least three months. Well, definitely top five. The […]

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We can recalibrate it for you – The Adjustment Bureau review

The Adjustment Bureau – Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt and Anthony Mackie. Directed by George Nolfi. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. I can honestly say The Adjustment Bureau is the best meet-cute sci-fi rom-com about magic hats that I’ve seen in at least three months. Well, definitely top five. The ads are selling it as […]

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Aussie actress joins Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

You might remember us telling you back in January that Fox had started casting their 3D flick Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Well, according to Latino Review, casting has not only commenced but the role of leading lady Mary Todd (Mr. Lincoln’s wife) has been filled – by an Aussie no less! The Hollywood Reporter last […]

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Hurts so good – The Hurt Locker review

The Hurt Locker – Starring Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie and Brian Geraghty. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker is one of the most thrilling action films I’ve seen in the past few years. It features set piece after pulse-quickening set piece. But unlike other action films, you […]

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