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Review: The Gambler

PLOT: A literature professor ( Mark Wahlberg ) finds himself in debt to various underworld figures for $240,000 as a result of his hardcore gambling addiction. REVIEW: Itís always a shame when a film youíve been looking forward to underwhelms. Rupert Wyatt ís THE GAMBLER looked, on the outset, to be exactly the kind of gritty crime drama thatís like catnip to me. I...

The Big Lebowski, Ferris Bueller and others added to National Film Registry

Every year members of the National Film Preservation Board selects 25 "Cinematic Treasures" to be added to the Registry. These films will "be preserved in the Library of Congress for all-time due to their significant contribution to American society." If you're at all interested in the preservation of film, and hopefully you are, you've likely heard that line...

The Good, The Bad & The Badass: John Goodman

Last week’s subject was all-purpose character actor Ben Kingsley . This week’s subject is similarly gifted in that regardless of what he’s in; be it a masterpiece or a turd, he can’t help but be the best thing in it. John Goodman   John Goodman has had an exceptional career. First making an impression as Roseanne Barr’s...

First image of Bryan Cranston in Jay Roach's Dalton Trumbo biopic

Back in September of last year we told you that Bryan Cranston was set to play blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo in a biopic TRUMBO directed by Jay Roach (RECOUNT, MEET THE PARENTS). We finally have our first image from the movie and it couldn’t be more perfect. For history buffs, Trumbo had famously refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities...

Mark Wahlberg doesn't know when to fold 'em in the new The Gambler trailer

The first red band trailer for THE GAMBLER gave us very little from Mark Wahlberg and a lot from John Goodman and Jessica Lange . This new trailer puts a lot more of the plot into perspective while also showcasing Michael Kenneth Williams, Brie Larson , and Wahlberg himself. THE GAMBLER, a remake of the James Caan film, looks to be a nice thriller but also a deep performance...

Mark Wahlberg enters level f-bomb in this red-band trailer for The Gambler

Director Rupert Wyatt surprised audiences by delivering a very character-driven prequel in RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, and it's that kind of characterization that's really going to lend his newest flick, THE GAMBLER, some serious weight. Speaking of, actor Mark Wahlberg slimmed down to take on the role of Jim Bennett, a literature professor who borrows from everyone and his...

Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net:The Big Lebowski, Lost, Popeye, Rocky

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...

See the first images of a transformed Mark Wahlberg in The Gambler

The first images from Paramount Picturesí remake of THE GAMBLER have landed online. Director Rupert Wyatt ís (RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES) upcoming drama follows star Mark Wahlberg as a literature professor whose gambling spirals out of control. Looking at the images below you will likely notice how much weight Wahlberg dropped for the role; just a few months ago he took us to a...

I Want That: Check out this amazing The Big Lebowski pinball machine!

If you thought that Bill Paxton pinball machine was impressive, wait until you see this THE BIG LEBOWSKI themed one created by Dutch Pinball. The details and the design of the machine are fantastic, and it features video clips, audio samples and toys based on the Coen Brothers movie. There's even a subplayfield that's a replica Brunswick bowling alley, and a realistic 3D...

Cool Videos: Jeff Bridges channels The Dude in the short The White Russian

THE BIG LEBOWSKI is one of my favorite movies. Yeah, I know almost everyone who considers themselves a movie fan likely says that, but I remember seeing it in the theater with only a handful of other folks who had no idea what they were in for. I loved every moment of the batshit crazy Coen brand of comedy and a film noir unlike any other. While we may never get a true sequel to THE BIG...

Mary Elizabeth Winstead joins Bad Robot's Valencia for Dan Trachtenberg

Mary Elizabeth Winstead ( SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD ), everyone’s favorite girlfriend, has signed on to star in Dan Trachtenberg ‘s VALENCIA opposite the previously cast John Goodman . The project is coming from J.J. Abrams ’ Bad Robot and Paramount Pictures’ Insurge division and thus not a lot of details are available at this time. Along with the...

Casting Round-Up with Emile Hirsch, Olivia Wilde, and John Goodman

First up in today's casting news,  Emile Hirsch has joined the cast of JUST JIM , the directorial debut from SUBMARINE star Craig Roberts . At just 23 years old, Roberts is starting production on his first film that revolves around "a teenage loser whose life is turned around by the appearance of an enigmatic, handsome neighbor." There is no word yet on who...
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