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Review: Flatliners

PLOT: Five medical students ( Ellen Page , Nina Dobrev , James Norton , Kiersey Clemons and Diego Luna ) try to unlock the mysteries of the afterlife by experimenting with flatlining. What could go wrong? REVIEW: FLATLINERS is a remake of the 1990 Joel Schumacher cult classic. Love him or hate him, Schumacher was exactly the right person for it. The idea of med...
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We Talk Flatliners with Ellen Page, Kiersey Clemons and James Norton!

In FLATLINERS, five medical students decide to test the boundaries of life and what comes after. The reboot/sequel to the original 1990 feature offers up a terrific cast including Ellen Page , Diego Luna , Nina Dobrev , Kiersey Clemons and James Norton . It also features one of the original stars, Keifer Sutherland , who this time plays one of their instructors. One...
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Claire Foy cast as Lisbeth Salander in The Girl in the Spider's Web

So I guess we're getting yet another THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO reboot, this time going straight to the sequel THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB. It will reportedly be helmed by DON'T BREATHE and the EVIL DEAD remake director Fede Alvarez . However, the burning question remains: who is going to play the hot goth hacker Lisbeth Salander, the titular "The...
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New Flatliners TV spot offers glimpse at Kiefer Sutherland's return

Fans of the original FLATLINERS don’t seem too pumped for the upcoming sequel, a big reason being the new film uses the same name and premise, coming off as more of a remake than a continuation. You may not be able to change the fact the film is coming, but one aspect that may ease the burden is the fact the movie will have an appearance from the original’s star –...
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Latest Flatliners trailer promises that you haven't lived until you've died

Although FLATLINERS appears to be a remake of the 1990 Joel Schumacher film, it's actually a sequel thanks to the inclusion of Keifer Sutherland who will be reprising his role of Nelson Wright from the first film. Even so, you'd be forgiven for continuing to label the Niels Arden Oplev (THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO) directed flick as a remake as it seems to thrust...
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Dragon Tattoo and John Wick star Michael Nyqvist passes away at 56

After battling lung cancer, Michael Nyqvist has sadly passed away today at the age of 56. Although likely best known for his starring role in Stieg Larsson's MILLENNIUM series, which included THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, and THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST, the Swedish actor had also broken into America film as Kurt Hendricks in...
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First trailer for Flatliners remake reminds you not to mess with death

The original FLATLINERS from 1990 is an odd, often dark little thriller starring then-up-and-coming talent like Julia Roberts , Kevin Bacon and Kiefer Sutherland , each sporting those big, wavy, late-eighties hairdos. Now the film has gotten the remake treatment with Ellen Page , Kiersey Clemons , Diego Luna , Nina Dobrev , James Norton , and Sutherland himself,...
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Fede Alvarez confirmed to direct The Girl in the Spider's Web

As a very big fan of David Fincher 's THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, I was quite disappointed when it seemed unlikely that Sony Pictures and Fincher would be moving forward with adaptations of "The Girl Who Played With Fire" and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest". Rooney Mara , who starred in the American remake as Lisbeth Salander, had said that...
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Cast This: Lisbeth Salander AKA The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

In 2009 the first adaptation of author Stieg Larsson’s award-winning Millennium series, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, was released starring Noomi Rapace as the titular character. In 2011 we were given an American version directed by David Fincher and starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara now playing Lisbeth Salander. Fincher’s movie, which I still feel is...
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Sony reworking Lisbeth Salander series; Alicia Vikander eyed for lead role

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO series is getting a bit of a facelift over at Sony with the studio moving ahead with plans to rework the franchise for a fresh start. THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB, the fourth book in the novel series and the first not to be written by the late Stieg Larsson, will serve as the next adaptation with BURNT's Steven Knight in talks with Sony to handle the...
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Review: Dead Man Down

PLOT: Victor ( Colin Farrell ) is part of gangster kingpin Alphonse Hoyt's ( Terrence Howard ) crew. Handy with a gun, and smart enough to keep his mouth shut most of the time, he's risen through the ranks quickly. But- when Beatrice ( Noomi Rapace )- Victor's neighbor, sees him commit a murder, she blackmails him into killing the drunk driver who left her with a badly...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview with Dead Man Down Star Terrence Howard!

Terrence Howard is one hell of a talented actor. Looking back on his film career he shined in the original IRON MAN as well as HUSTLE & FLOW, and can also be seen in the upcoming THE COMPANY YOU KEEP opposite Robert Redford and Shia LaBeouf . In his latest film DEAD MAN DOWN, he plays Alphonse Hoyt, a villain with a very dark past. Howard gives this character life and works...
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