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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Jason Reitman!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity* and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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Review: Labor Day

PLOT: An emotionally fragile single mother and her son are taken hostage by a wounded escaped convict. A decent man at heart, the convict gradually inserts himself into their lives and changes them both for the better. REVIEW: If you like your soap operas sincere and sentimental, then LABOR DAY is for you. Resembling a slightly more adult version of one of those Nicholas...
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Face Off: Josh Brolin vs. Jeremy Renner

In last week's Face-Off column , movie monster-mashers VAN HELSING and HELLBOY had to duke it out, and the vast majority of you agreed with the assessment that Big Red used the Right Fist of Doom to severely pummel Hugh Jackman's pretty-haired creature-killer. This weekend, Josh Brolin joins Kate Winslet in LABOR DAY , the new drama from JUNO and UP IN THE AIR director Jason Reitman....
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Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet make love (and pie) in the new TV spot for Jason Reitman's Labor Day

Jason Reitman has turned in quite an impressive filmography so far with a mix of comedic dramas. THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, JUNO, UP IN THE AIR, and YOUNG ADULT have all been impressive showcases for the leading talent as they play broken characters dealing with the realities of life. But, with LABOR DAY, Reitman appears to be ditching the comedy and going straight for the dramatic. And...
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There's more to the story than the trailer for Labor Day with Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet shows

Jason Reitman may have outdone himself with his next effort, LABOR DAY. The tone and subject matter are certainly a different direction for Reitman who adapted the screenplay from author Joyce Maynard's coming of age story. What you might think is a tale of a Mother and Son being held against their will by their captor, is actually something more than it seems. "Your Mother was...
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New posters for Blue is the Warmest Color, Oldboy, and Labor Day

Our poster dump for the day is a bit on the dramatic side. We have new posters for OLDBOY, LABOR DAY, and two for BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR. My favorite out of the bunch here is BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR. I can't choose which I like more, though I do lean towards the one with the one/grey background. There's something about it that's more soft, more emotional. The one for LABOR DAY is not...
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First clip from Jason Reitman's Labor Day with Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet

I don't know much about Jason Reitman 's new film, LABOR DAY, but I do know that I'm a big fan of his work, so that in itself has me intrigued. Starring Josh Brolin , Kate Winslet , Tobey Maguire , James Van Der Beek, and Clark Gregg , the film is based on the novel by Joyce Maynard , which is described as "a beautiful, poignant tale of love, sex, adolescence, and devastating...
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2013 Toronto International Film Festival Preview!

I canít believe itís been a whole year since last yearís edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, but here it is again! From September 5th to the 15th, Iíll be heading to Toronto for my fifth year (crazy how time flies) covering whatís got to be one of the best film festivals in existence. I honestly canít wait. Even though Iíve been plenty, every year feels just as exciting as the...
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New stills from Machete Kills and Jason Reitman's Labor Day

Both of these films could classify as thrillers though they are much different in tone. New stills from MACHETE KILLS and Jason Reitman 's LABOR DAY certainly do a good job of showing this point. First up is MACHETE KILLS. I don't have to set this one up for you. If you've seen the first one along with the trailers then you know what you're in for. Sofia Vergara is lookin' pretty...
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Director Edward Zwick to make Pawn Sacrifice with Tobey Maguire before visiting The Great Wall

Well, for those looking forward to seeing director Edward Zwick's supernatural epic THE GREAT WALL anytime soon, it looks like you'll be waiting a bit longer.  Zwick is set to direct PAWN SACRIFICE, a script based on real events, which follows chess prodigy Bobby Fischer while competing in the World Chess Championship against Russian champ Boris Spassky during the Cold War-era....
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