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Review: The Program (TIFF 2015)

PLOT: Sports journalist David Walsh ( Chris O'Dowd ) tries to expose Lance Armstrong's ( Ben Foster ) doping scheme over the course of his phenomenally successful reign as the world's most popular athlete. REVIEW: About forty minutes into THE PROGRAM, a guy who I'm pretty sure (like 99.9%) is Michael G. Wilson shows up as Lance Armstrong's cancer doctor....
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09.17.2015
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Ben Foster goes full dope as Lance Armstrong in The Program trailer

Cheaters aren't supposed to prosper. Too bad they keep doing very well for themselves though as they keep finding new ways to skirt the rules. Baseball players test positive for performance-enhancing drugs, and, even after they serve their suspension, they still come back to sign multi-million contracts after collecting all the money off their last deal. Wall Street bankers who...
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09.11.2015
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Ben Foster says he used PEDs to prepare for Lance Armstrong role

During an interview with The Guardian , Ben Foster revealed that he took performance enhancing drugs to prepare for his Lance Armstrong role in THE PROGRAM, the upcoming biopic about the disgraced cyclist from PHILOMENA and HIGH FIDELITY director Stephen Frears . Talk about going above and beyond for a movie role! I don’t want to talk about the names of the drugs I took....
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09.11.2015
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Beach

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** With the recent news that Danny Boyle and Leonardo...
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04.23.2014
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: James Caan

Last week, in anticipation of THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, we took a look at the filmography of Wes Anderson , whose debut film, BOTTLE ROCKET, featured a standout performance by this week’s subject… James Caan No one could ever deny that James Caan is one hell of a badass. Even at seventy-three years old, Caan’s still one of the toughest guys in...
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03.17.2014
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Review: Blood Ties

BLOOD TIES was originally reviewed as part of our TIFF 2013 coverage. PLOT: In New York City, circa 1974, Chris ( Clive Owen ) is paroled after twelve-years in prison for murder. He's met by his sister Marie ( Lili Taylor ) and brother Frank ( Billy Crudup )- a cop who tries to put his brother on a straight-laced, honest path. Now pushing fifty, and with two kids...
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03.17.2014
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New domestic trailer for crime drama Blood Ties with Clive Owen and Billy Crudup

The last time we heard from BLOOD TIES, the crime drama from director  Guillaume Canet , was at TIFF 2013 (see our review here ), but now the film has resurfaced with a new domestic trailer in preparation for its stateside release. Starring Clive Owen and Billy Crudup as brothers on either side of the law, one a cop (Crudup) and one a crook (Owen), the two square off with...
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01.23.2014
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Warrior director Gavin O'Connor to helm remake of Tell No One

One of the projects that Ben Affleck had to drop due to his schedule is a remake of the French film TELL NO ONE. Gavin O'Connor , director of WARRIOR and most recently, JANE GOT A GUN has stepped in to take over helping duties from Affleck. The story is based on a novel from Harlan Coben, and was made into a film in 2008 by Guillaume Canet . It centers on "a doctor who was a...
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11.21.2013
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Accents galore in the trailer for 1970's set crime pic Blood Ties with Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Mila Kunis, and Marion Cotillard

So, this one kind of came out of left field. A 1970's set crime drama with a bang-up cast, co-written by James Gray , and directed by the French boyfriend in Danny Boyle 's THE BEACH. Wicked. BLOOD TIES is a very compelling looking film, which may be trying too hard to be so, but I have to admire the effort. Starring Clive Owen , Billy Crudup , Mila Kunis , Marion...
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05.20.2013
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