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Composer reveals major plot changes for Disney's Into The Woods adaptation

INTO THE WOODS fans might not be too happy about how different Disney's upcoming adaptation of the classic Stephen Sondheim musical will be compared to the original source material. While speaking with a group of high school drama teachers, Sondheim said the Rob Marshall movie will be less dark than his musical, and it will also feature major plot changes as well. One of the...

Rachel McAdams & Lupita Nyong'o in talks for boxing drama Southpaw

Two very lovely ladies are in negotiations to join Antoine Fuqua 's boxing drama SOUTHPAW . Jake Gyllenhaal is already attached to play Billy "The Great" Hope, "a left-handed prizefighter who wins a title but suffers a tragedy soon after and must put his life back together to earn the respect of his young daughter," and Deadline is reporting Rachel...

Check out the trailer for the unwarranted sequel Jarhead 2: Field of Fire

In 2005, Sam Mendes directed a moderately received military film called JARHEAD starring Jake Gyllenhaal , Jamie Foxx , and Peter Sarsgaard . Based on the memoir by Anthony Swofford, JARHEAD had excellent visuals thanks to cinematographer Roger Deakins and a muddled screenplay. Some remember it fondly while others just recognize the title. Fast forward nine years and we...

Amy Adams and Emily Blunt in talks to join new films from Prisoners director

PRISONERS director Denis Villeneuve might have a couple of very lovely ladies for two different upcoming projects. He'll be working on the thriller SICARIO first, and Variety is reporting Emily Blunt is in negotiations to star in the movie. The script comes from Taylor Sheridan, and is about, "An officer from Tucson, Arizona who travels across the border to Mexico with...

Review: Enemy

Read Chris Bumbray's TIFF 2013 review here PLOT : While watching a movie recommended by a co-worker, a history professor discovers an actor identical to himself. Fascinated by the man in the film, he tracks him down only to complicate the lives of the stranger, himself and the women they love. REVIEW : What happens when you have two Jake Gyllenhaal’s in one movie? If...

Trippy red-band teaser and new featurette for Enemy with Jake Gyllenhaal

Director Denis Villeneuve made a splash last year with PRISONERS, starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal and wasted no time with his follow-up film, ENEMY, which actually debuted along with PRISONERS at TIFF. Villeneuve reunites with Gyllenhaal for the pic, which is a suspense thriller that takes on the classic Doppelganger theme. Co-starring Melanie Laurent (INGLORIOUS...

First Look: Jason Clarke in Everest

Did anyone see that movie with Ethan Hawke called ALIVE? Any time a film about hiking comes up, my mind immediately goes to this. Then I think of cannibalism, and then Iím creeped out. Good thing is that Iím pretty sure I can watch EVEREST without worrying about any decisions surrounding devouring the flesh of others. However, it is the rather sad true story about an expedition...

First trailer and poster for the new thriller Enemy with Jake Gyllenhaal

Get ready for some doppelganger thrills! Jake Gyllenhaal reteams with his PRISONERS director, Denis Villeneuve , in the thriller ENEMY, which screened at TIFF last year ( our review here ). Gyllenhaal plays a man who "seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie" with some seemingly disasterous effects. The trailer is well chopped and oozes a dark,...

The UnPopular Opinion: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

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**** There are two types of video game adaptations out...

Jake Gyllenhaal in talks to take on Sons of Anarchy creator's boxing drama Southpaw

Kurt Sutter's boxing drama script for SOUTHPAW (based on a pitch to Dreamworks) was made into a vehicle for Eminem a few years ago, but was later dropped and hot potatoed around town. Now, it appears the Sons of Anarchy creator's script has found a new home with The Weinstein Company, who have hired director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY, OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN) to helm it and are...

Jake Gyllenhaal opens up about his horrible Frodo audition for The Lord of the Rings

When casting for THE LORD OF THE RINGS: FELLOWSHIP OF THE RINGS began back in 1999, 150 different actors auditioned to play Frodo Baggins for Peter Jackson . Obviously Elijah Wood ended up getting the part, and he did an outstanding job as the little hero. Jake Gyllenhaal was apparently also interested in the role, but according to the actor, his audition did not go well at...

First Look: Meryl Streep looks creepy as hell in this photo from Into the Woods

I know I've said this before but every single time I read something on INTO THE WOODS, my head immediately goes to the song from Nick Cave 's former band, The Birthday Party. Too bad they won't add that song to the musical. I can see Meryl Streep singing it as this creepy witch. How creepy? The first photo of the actress in character popped up thanks to Entertainment Weekly. She...
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