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Ray Romano & Chris O'Dowd topline Epix's Get Shorty series

Replace John Travolta and Gene Hackman with Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano , and you've now got yourself the starring cast for Epix's series adaptation of GET SHORTY.  Announced earlier this summer , the series would position O'Dowd as Miles Daly, the muscle for organized crime who wants to get out of the life for the sake of his daughter and produce feature...
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Get Shorty is the latest feature film of yesteryear to get adapted for TV

GET SHORTY was one of those films that took place during the renaissance period of John Travolta 's rebirth in the mid-90s. Based on Elmore Leonard 's novel of the same name, the film centered around a loan shark who decided to make a transition in his life away from organized crime and into Hollywood. It was one of those moderately budgeted films ($30 million)...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Thor: The Dark World

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**** Marvel Studios has built itself as one of the...
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Loki wields Mjolnir in this Thor: The Dark World deleted scene

Marvel will be releasing their Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Two Blu-ray box-set in just a few days time, and much like their Phase one box-set, it will be jammed packed with features including new deleted scenes from each of the Phase Two films. One such deleted scene from THOR: THE DARK WORLD has made its way online and it features Loki ( Tom Hiddleston ) wielding Mjolnir in front...
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Review: The Intern

  PLOT: A bored retiree ( Robert De Niro ) signs-up to be an intern at a start-up e-commerce company, where he grows close to the stressed-out founder and CEO ( Anne Hathaway ). REVIEW: When you go see a Nancy Meyers movie these days, you pretty much know what you're gonna get. Defiantly geared towards baby-boomer audiences, her movies are old-fashioned, often quite cute...
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Anne Hathaway hops into The Shower For alien invasion flick

Raise your hand if you want to see Anne Hathaway in THE SHOWER. The actress will be thrilled to hear that if that equates to tickets bought for the alien invasion comedy film she is now attached to star in and produce. Oh yeah... I should mention it's titled THE SHOWER. The female-centric sci-fi comedy comes from a script written by Jac Schaeffer and sat on last...
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Robert De Niro & Anne Hathaway bond over business in The Intern trailer

70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker ( Robert De Niro ) has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin ( Anne Hathaway ). Nancy Meyers (IT'S COMPLICATED, THE HOLIDAY) returns to the director's chair to deliver another slice...
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Netflix Line-Up: Nightcrawler and Orange is the New Black to hit in June

Everybody's favorite streaming service is about to bring in some fresh cinematic blood with the month of June approaching, as well as cycle out some of the older flicks. If you'd like a reminder of what hit this month, you can always check here . May didn't bring all that much new to the table, but Netflix is bringing one of their original shows back in June with season 3...
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Robert De Niro is Anne Hathaway's intern/best friend in The Intern trailer

While it seems like it's been a while since Robert De Niro really brought his A-game, his mere presence always lends a touch of class to whatever film he's in. Warner Bros. have just released a trailer for De Niro's latest, THE INTERN, in which he plays a retired widower who decides to get back into the working game by becoming a senior intern at an online fashion company...
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Weekend Box Office Report: October 31-November 2, 2014

Nightcrawler crawls to #1! Moviegoers were drawn to different kinds of creeps this Halloween weekend, putting the Jake Gyllenhaal crime drama NIGHTCRAWLER at the top of the box office with an estimated $10.9 million ! The directing debut of screenwriter Dan Gilroy (THE BOURNE LEGACY) had already collected acclaim from festivals, and audiences were also...
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Dan Gilroy talks about Superman Lives; Clark Kent would have been in therapy

Writer-director Dan Gilroy has opened up about his script for Tim Burton ’s Superman movie, SUPERMAN LIVES . Gilroy must be walking on air these days considering his first directorial effort NIGHTCRAWLER is a major critical success (94% on Rotten Tomatoes, 10/10 review from our own Chris Bumbray). Thankfully that doesn't mean he will shy away from talking about the past...
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Review: Nightcrawler

This review originally ran as part of our TIFF 2014 coverage. PLOT: A young man ( Jake Gyllenhaal ) who ekes out a living as a petty thief, stumbles upon the cutthroat, dangerous, lucrative world of crime-scene videography for the evening news. REVIEW: Having already seen a half-dozen movies at this year's edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, I...
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