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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren With a career going back nearly fifty years, it's no exaggeration to say Helen Mirren ranks among one of our most iconic living actresses. Always known for her sharp wit, which has decimated many a poorly prepared chat show host (see her own a leering Michael Parkington during this famously sexist interview ), and even, recently, a theater attendee...
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Review: Miss Sloane

PLOT: A high-powered Washington D.C lobbyist ( Jessica Chastain ) finds herself in the cross-hairs of an investigation that threatens her career and liberty after taking on the pro-gun lobby. REVIEW: Jessica Chastain can wheel-and-deal with the best of them. Watching her in action, within the first five minutes of MISS SLOANE, you can tell this is a tailor-made part,...
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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 1999 (video)

In this new series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was popular for any given...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: John Lithgow

Last week, we took a look at the career of director Robert Zemeckis . This week highlights a beloved character actor, with a massively successful career on the big screen, small screen and on the stage... John Lithgow John Lithgow is someone who often doesn’t get his due. More versatile than people think, Lithgow can currently be seen on Netflix’s...
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We Interview Jessica Chastain, John Lithgow and more for Miss Sloane!

Jessica Chastain is quickly becoming one of the most exciting talents in Hollywood. From her terrific work in INTERSTELLAR and A MOST VIOLENT YEAR she continues to impress in a new feature directed by John Madden. This time she is taking on politics with her latest, MISS SLOANE. In the film, Ms. Chastain is the title character and she is fantastic. She plays a ruthless...
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Jessica Chastain will surprise you in the first trailer for Miss Sloane

When you look back at the movies which Jessica Chastain has appeared in, it's kind of amazing when you realize that she really hasn't been in the game all that long, at least in the grand scheme of things. Despite appearing in films like ZERO DARK THIRTY, INTERSTELLAR, THE MARTIAN and more, you likely didn't begin to hear her name until 2010's THE DEBT. Her latest...
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Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

PLOT: As Sonny ( Dev Patel ) prepares for his wedding, the residents of the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel are rocked by the arrival of a new American guest ( Richard Gere ) who may have been sent by a corporation looking to help the hotel expand throughout India. REVIEW: I really enjoyed THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL. It was a thoroughly pleasant piece of summer...
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Face-Off: Matt Damon vs. Ben Affleck

Last week, Malcolm X proved more popular than Dirk Diggler , as you chose Denzel Washington over Mark Wahlberg. With Matt Damon’s sci-fi actioner ELYSIUM due out in theaters this Friday and Ben Affleck’s oh-so-quiet TO THE WONDER now out on DVD and Blu-ray, this week’s FACE-OFF pits the men against each other to see which of the Beantown BFFs you prefer.
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