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First trailer for remake of Roots arrives

ABC's miniseries ROOTS has had a lasting impact on me throughout my life. Having watched it as part of a school project back in the 5th grade, ROOTS taught me understanding and respect for the emotional journey of blacks through generations, as they were forced into slavery and made a part of one of the truly dark marks in American history. I imagine I'm not the only one who the...
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Review: Stonewall (TIFF 2015)

PLOT: Kicked-out by his parents for being gay, young Danny Winters ( Jeremy Irvine ) packs his bags and moves to 1960’s NYC in the hopes of finding acceptance. His nights at the Stonewall, a historic gay club, afford him a look a life led out in the open and may even help kick-off a revolution. REVIEW: I’m sure director Roland Emmerich ’s STONEWALL is...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Alexander

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**** At the beginning of the 2000s, there was a fad in...
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Riots for equal rights begin in the trailer for Roland Emmerich's Stonewall

Kicked out of his own home, young Danny Winters ( Jeremy Irvine ) flees to NY, leaving behind his beloved sister ( Joey King ). Homeless and destitute, he befriends a group of street kids who soon introduce him to the watering hole of the local drag queens, gays, lesbians, and everything in between: The Stonewall Inn. However, this shady, mafia-run club is far from a safe-haven. At...
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Resident Evil & Mortal Instruments spin-off TV series announced

German production company Constantin Film has announced plans for new television spin-off series based on the RESIDENT EVIL and THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES movies. The plans were revealed at the Mipcom TV market over the weekend, and Variety is reporting after the next RESIDENT EVIL movie (which last we knew was being delayed due to Milla Jovovich 's pregnancy)...
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Ron Perlman and Jonathan Rhys Meyers join Roland Emmerich's drama Stonewall

Roland Emmerich 's directorial career has spanned all sorts of genre entertainment from historical epics like THE PATRIOT and 10,000 BC to scifi blockbusters INDEPENDENCE DAY, 2012, THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, and GODZILLA. But through his three decade career, he has made one lone drama film. 2011's ANONYMOUS was a period film about conspiracy theories surrounding who wrote the plays of...
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Will a star from Mission Impossible 3 visit a galaxy far, far away in Star Wars: Episode VII?

Ever since STAR WARS: EPISODE VII was officially announced there have been a lot of rumors about casting, especially involving original cast members Harrison Ford , Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill . But there hasn't been any solid news on which actors will be joining the franchise for the first time until now. A source for Latino-Review has told the website that an actor that...
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TV Trailer Trio: Dracula, Almost Human, and Sleepy Hollow show some real promise

As the networks rally their new line-ups for the 2013-2014 TV season, we're now getting a peek at some of the projects they've had in development, many of which will be replacing those that didn't make the cut (such as the Beverly Hills Cop TV show, which was not picked up). Today, Fox unveiled a slew of new trailers for some of their upcoming shows, two of which show quite a bit of promise....
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New trailer and posters for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones looks like Buffy The Demon Slayer

A few days ago I thumbed through one of the books in THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS series at the grocery store and couldn't get past a lot of the dialogue.  It just wasn't for me and obviously so, as the series is a new staple in the Young Adults genre, which has seen the biggest boost in its existence with the TWILIGHT books.  Since the massive success of that series, Hollywood has...
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Trailer and poster for the YA adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, starring Lily Collins

The competition for the next big Young Adult novel adaptation is going to war in 2013 as the TWILIGHT saga comes to a close this week, leaving a big, gaping hole for some teenage fantasy films to be filled.  One of those contenders is the adaptation of THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES, starring Lily Collins, Lena Headey, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, and Jared Harris.  It doesn't...
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Would you be interested in watching a fourth cut of Alexander from Oliver Stone?

In an interesting meeting of artistry and commercialism, Warner Bros. has asked director Oliver Stone to return to his 2004 ancient epic ALEXANDER and do a new cut of the film.  Which, in case you're keeping score, marks the fourth version of the film to which audiences will have access. After the initial release of the film was much-maligned by most critics and fans alike, the...
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