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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 2003 (video)

In this recurring 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...
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Review: The Benefactor

PLOT: Following the death of her parents, a young woman ( Dakota Fanning ) and her doctor husband ( Theo James ) are taken under the wing of a family friend, a wealthy philanthropist ( Richard Gere ) with no family and more than a few secrets of his own. REVIEW: Based on what little material I saw promoting THE BENEFACTOR, the premise and poster had me assuming that this...
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Richard Gere is holding a tight leash in The Benefactor trailer

What the hell does Richard Gere want? Usually he's a fairly mild-mannered guy, but, from time to time, he has the capacity to secretly be a prick and that's what THE BENEFACTOR looks to be going for. With a lot of money at his disposal and a secret past, Gere is pushing the buttons of a recently married couple ( Dakota Fanning and Theo James ) that he has some sort of...
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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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Neil deGrasse Tyson drops his opinions on Interstellar

In the months leading up to the release of INTERSTELLAR, Christopher Nolan and Co. took great care in releasing promotional material discussing the science of the film . Regardless of how you feel about the end result, you have to give the filmmakers props for attempting to deliver an experience that's as factual as scientifically possible. Acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse...
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Jerry Bruckheimer adapting sexual thriller American Gigolo as a TV series

Despite a weak run of recent films (THE CANYONS, DYING OF THE LIGHT, DOMINION: PREQUEL TO THE EXORCIST), Paul Schrader is still the guy who wrote TAXI DRIVER and RAGING BULL. Amongst his better films as director, AMERICAN GIGOLO stands out. The 1980 film has had a lasting impact on films and now looks to be on the cusp of being a part of pop culture yet again. Jerry Bruckheimer, who...
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Review: Time Out Of Mind (TIFF 2014)

PLOT: A man ( Richard Gere ) tries to come to terms with his homelessness during a cruel New York winter. REVIEW: While no one would ever call THE MESSSENGER or RAMPART conventional films, there’s no doubt that Oren Moverman ’s TIME OUT OF MIND is his most daring film to date. A verité style exploration of urban homelessness, TIME OUT OF MIND is often a very difficult...
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A broadway musical version of Pretty Woman is in development

Ready to see PRETTY WOMAN once more? Chances you will if you are a big fan of the flick or Broadway. Garry Marshall 's 1990 romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere will be developed as a musical for the stage. The director is currently meeting with composers, lyricists and directors for the adaptation. J.F. Lawton , screenwriter for the film will also take...
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Forget the Oscars, here are your 2014 Razzie Award winners

12 YEARS A SLAVE is your 2014 Best Picture according to the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts, and Sciences, but the real winner is MOVIE 43. The ensemble sketch comedy film starring everyone from Hugh Jackman and Kate Winslet to Naomi Watts and Halle Berry was a commercial and critical disaster and pretty unfunny to boot. But, it can now enter the annals of movie history as one...
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Internal Affairs

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at INTERNAL AFFAIRS, starring Andy Garcia and Richard Gere...
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Awfully Good: Movie 43

Movie 43 (2013) Director: Various Stars: A bunch of famous people afraid to admit it No. Someday someone will make a documentary on MOVIE 43. They'll trace the history of the idea, chronicle the number of farts written in to the script, and they'll gather the incredible cast together and find out how they were each coerced, bribed or...
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C'mon Hollywood: Cut out the crap and get down to business with the Oscars!

Like many of you, I sat down to watch the Oscars last Sunday against my better judgment and endured the long, tedious misfire of material that flowed like wine throughout. It wasn’t the worst thing I’d ever seen (that distinction still belongs to GREEN LANTERN ), but it felt overstuffed with nonsense and short on the good stuff. The nonsense being the lame dance numbers,...
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