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Review: The Captive

PLOT: A routine errand turns into a nightmare when young father Matthew ( Ryan Reynolds ) discovers that his daughter, Cassandra, is now missing after having left her alone in his car for a few minutes. As the years go by, Matthew is plagued with guilt, while his estranged wife ( Mireille Enos ) is tormented by signs that Cassandra may still be alive but working in league with her...
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Ryan Reynolds and Rosario Dawson take no prisoners in The Captive trailer

Stop me if you heard this one: a working class father loses his little girl. Fearing she has been kidnapped, he begins a journey to find those responsible and bring them to justice. So, what movie does that remind you of? If you said PRISONERS, you are right on. But, where the Hugh Jackman thriller was steeped in darkness and brooding, THE CAPTIVE is bright white and haunting. So,...
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Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon headline the trailer for Devil's Knot

Chances are you are already familiar with the story of the West Memphis Three via the brilliant Joe Berlinger PARADISE LOST documentaries or the Peter Jackson produced WEST OF MEMPHIS. The tragic story of three murdered kids and their accused killers was a national story involving rumors of Satanic cults. Three years ago, the imprisoned men found guilty of the slayings were set free...
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Ryan Reynolds says Deadpool movie is "tip toeing" forward; still faithful it will happen

Time for your quarterly DEADPOOL update, courtesy of one of the film's biggest champions, Ryan Reynolds , who first portrayed the character in 2009's X-MEN ORIGINS: THE WOLVERINE. The SAFE HOUSE star was doing press for the release of TURBO in the UK and openly discussed the current state of the film and whether or not he thinks it will ever get made. Deadpool aka Wade Wilson,...
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Atom Egoyan and Ryan Reynolds' movie The Captive sounds a lot like Prisoners

THE CAPTIVE, previously titled QUEEN OF THE NIGHT, is likely heading to the festival circuit next year and sounds a lot like what we saw just recently from the acclaimed Hugh Jackman / Terrence Howard thriller PRISONERS. That is not to say that it is a carbon copy, but they both deal with parents seeking vengeance on those who have hurt their children. Of course, Ryan Reynolds is no...
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Review: Devil's Knot (TIFF 2013)

PLOT: The true story of the arrest and trial of the West Memphis Three, from the perspectives of the mother ( Reese Witherspoon ) of one of the victims, and the private investigator ( Colin Firth ) who works for the defence. REVIEW: Director Atom Egoyan 's managed to do the impossible. He's taken one of the most fascinating true crime tales of the last twenty years, and...
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Rosario Dawson to join Ryan Reynolds in Atom Egoyan's Queen of the Night

I find that any news story on Rosario Dawson is just an opportunity to oogle her goodies, and of course reflect on how amazingly awesome she is. You did see the above photo, right? Okay... Dawson will join Ryan Reynolds in Atom Egoyan 's QUEEN OF THE NIGHT. In it Reynolds will play, "the father of an abducted daughter who uncovers a series of disturbing clues eight...
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