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The UnPopular Opinion: The Counselor

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**** Ridley Scott 's THE MARTIAN opened this past...
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10.08.2015
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Ridley Scott!

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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12.15.2014
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Ender's Game, All is Lost, Diana ...

This week: Ender's Game, The Americans and All is Lost deserve some love this Valentine's. Not so much Diana and The Counselor. ► The knives were out long before ENDER'S GAME even hit theatres, as many fans of Orson Scott Card's classic book insisted it couldn't be done. They may...
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02.11.2014
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Cameron Diaz was forced to re-record her dialogue in The Counselor

Despite middling reviews and poor box office, THE COUNSELOR is still a Ridley Scott movie with an all-star cast that should have worked. Cormac McCarthy is a master storyteller and yet there appear to have been several issues on this production. One that recently came to light is this odd one regarding Cameron Diaz . Diaz's character Malkina was written as coming from Barbados....
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11.07.2013
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Review: The Counselor (Chris Bumbray's take)

Read JimmyO's review here PLOT: A lawyer ( Michael Fassbender ) living way beyond his means, gets involved in a drug-deal organized by a shady businessman ( Javier Bardem ) with a crazed mistress ( Cameron Diaz ). When the deal goes sour, the lawyer goes on the run in a desperate attempt to square things with the cartel. REVIEW: One thing about THE COUNSELOR...
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10.25.2013
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Top 10 Signature Elements in Ridley Scott Movies

Ridley Scott's latest film, THE COUNSELOR, opens today and fans of the director are looking forward to seeing a brand new genre from the filmmaker. With a great cast, a great writer, and a great story, THE COUNSELOR looks to join the annals of Ridley Scott's varied legacy. But, despite genre differences, THE COUNSELOR is bound to share a lot in common with all of Scott's films. Here are the...
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10.25.2013
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Review: The Counselor

PLOT : Michael Fassbender stars as THE COUNSELOR. This nameless Armani wearing attorney is looking to make a perfect life for him and his fiancé. Letting greed get the best of him, he finds himself mixed up with some shady people involved in drug trafficking and murder. The Counselor soon comes to the ugly realization that he may be digging a hole he might not be able to crawl out of....
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10.24.2013
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Face-Off: Salma Hayek vs. Penélope Cruz

With the release of ESCAPE PLAN last week, our Face-Off featured a battle between characters made famous by Sylvester Stallone (John Rambo from Rambo: First Blood Part II ) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (John Matrix from COMMANDO ). John Rambo decided: “Nothing is over!” and won the battle of the 80s action superstars. Ridley Scott releases his latest this Friday with THE COUNSELOR...
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10.24.2013
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Javier Bardem asks Cameron Diaz about her kitty in this clip from The Counselor

While the trailers are enough to get you excited for Ridley Scott and Cormac McCarthy 's THE COUNSELOR, Cameron Diaz 's incredibly against type turn as the sexually adventurous stripper turned lover to Javier Bardem 's character is intriguing me the most. Diaz is both sexy and gross at the same time while also coming across as more deadly than anyone else in the film. We...
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10.22.2013
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Ridley Scott

Last week, to celebrate the release of ESCAPE PLAN, we examined the long career for veteran action hero Sylvester Stallone . This week sees the release of another film from an industry veteran- THE COUNSELOR, from this week's subject... Ridley Scott Having started his career as a director for the BBC, ever since moving into films with 1977's THE...
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10.21.2013
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Naked Cameron Diaz flirts with naked Penelope Cruz in this new clip from Ridley Scott's The Counselor

If it weren't enough already that Ridley Scott is directing an original screenplay by the great Cormac McCarthy (THE ROAD, NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN), we now have this, ahem, titillating clip from THE COUNSELOR featuring Cameron Diaz and Penelope Cruz buck-ass naked. Need more? Read on. The clip has been seen in parts in the trailers for THE COUNSELOR, but now we get a pretty...
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09.18.2013
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New clip and character posters from Ridley Scott's The Counselor with Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt

Another new clip for Ridley Scott 's THE COUNSELOR, based on the screenplay by Cormac McCarthy (THE ROAD), has hit the interwebs and features a heightened exchange between the titular character, played by Michael Fassbender , and his drug-dealing pal, Reiner, played by Javier Bardem . The two argue over a drug deal gone bad, which puts the wheels in motion for the entire story....
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09.11.2013
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