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Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon and more to star in What They Had drama

Today, it's been confirmed that actors Hilary Swank and Michael Shannon have signed on to star in the major major-motion-picture drama WHAT THEY HAD. Directed by Elizabeth Chomko, the film focuses on a woman (Swank) who returns to her hometown after receiving word that her Alzheimer's-stricken mother (played by Blythe Danner ) has wandered into a harsh blizzard. The...
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Movie CliffsNotes: Olympus Has Fallen

Nothing like a little Die Hard in the White House courtesy of Gerard Butler , eh? As we prepare for the sequel, LONDON HAS FALLEN, Movie CliffsNotes takes you back to where it all started with OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, focusing on the generic and convenient plotting of this little crowd-pleaser. There's some really convenient plot devices, oversights, and general hackneyed story going on...
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Descendants

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**** As 2015 winds to a close, studios are beginning to...
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Awfully Good: The Black Hole

With TOMORROWLAND an apparent disappointment , we look back at another costly Disney sci-fi failure… The Black Hole (1979) Director: Gary Nelson Stars: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster   A group of astronauts encounter a massive spaceship impossibly close to a black hole and find it inhabited by a...
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Pierce Brosnan hunts Milla Jovovich in the trailer for spy thriller Survivor

For whatever reason, I cannot quit Pierce Brosnan . Since his last Bond film, Brosnan has not exactly been making great movies. Sure, there are flicks like THE MATADOR mixed in there, but most of the movies are direct to Redbox thrillers and MAMMA MIA. But, I cannot let go of how cool Pierce Brosnan was as Bond and hope he turns in another great role. SURVIVOR may not be high drama,...
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Review: Automata

PLOT: In a post-apocalyptic future, robot “pilgrims” are used to carry out menial labor, with the constant fear that one day the robots will become self-aware and rise up against the limited human population. When a pilgrim is eliminated by a drug-addled cop ( Dylan McDermott ) a claims investigator ( Antonio Banderas ) from the robotics firm investigates and discovers...
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Antonio Banderas investigates robots in this trailer for Automata

For those of you who enjoyed seeing Antonio Banderas back on the big screen in EXPENDABLES 3, you'll get to check him out again in just a few months in the Sci-Fi/Thriller AUTOMATA. In the film, Banderas will portray Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation who investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the...
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Cool Videos: NSFW Supercut of all 171 times Sam Jackson has said motherf-er

Samuel L. Jackson is a national treasure. There are very few actors out there who I feel instantly make a movie more watchable. Morgan Freeman is one and Samuel L. Jackson is another. Both actors have iconic voices and have lent themselves to some of the biggest films of the last four decades. The biggest difference between the two? The sheer numbers of times they utter the word...
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Gerard Butler may join videogame adaptation Kane & Lynch as Kane; Vin Diesel sought for Lynch

KANE & LYNCH is one of those long-gestating projects that has had so many stops and starts that you start to wonder if it already came out and you just missed it. Based on the videogame from IO Interactive and published by Eidos Interactive. The film was originally set up in 2008 with Bruce Willis as Kane and stunt coordinator turned director Simon Crane was set to direct. In 2010,...
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Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, and Aaron Eckhart leave the White House for the sequel London Has Fallen

Who would have thought that Gerard Butler would have beaten Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx at the box office? In the showdown of Presidential movies, OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN fared a lot better than WHITE HOUSE DOWN. In fact, OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN performed well enough to warrant a sequel. Screen Daily is reporting that not only will Butler return for the sequel LONDON HAS FALLEN, but so...
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Review: Olympus Has Fallen

PLOT: A demoted secret service agent, Mike Banning ( Gerard Butler ), is the nation's only hope when Washington D.C is attacked by North Korean terrorists, who seize the White House and the president ( Aaron Eckhart ). REVIEW: Remember the nineties? Back then, the “DIE HARD on a...” genre was the go-to formula for action movies. There was SPEED (DIE HARD on a bus),...
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Exclusive 1:1 interview with Olympus Has Fallen stars Dylan McDermott and Rick Yune

On March 22nd, FilmDistrict will release OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, a throwback to the action movies of the 90s where one man is pitted against dozens of terrorists and holds the fate of the country in his hands. Gerard Butler stars as disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning, who finds himself trapped within the White House after a foreign invasion has destroyed much of the...
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