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Hollywood Road to Success: Mark Wahlberg (video)

Rapper/model/actor/producer Mark Wahlberg can do it all. Marky Mark has delivered us many hilarious comedies, emotional dramas and blockbuster action films for decades now. But some don't know about his violent criminal past and how he overcame his struggles by turning his life around. This lead him straight down the the Hollywood Road to Success. He had to start somewhere and...
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Tom Brady movie from The Fighter & Finest Hours writers is rushing to us

Real men know much more about footy-ball than yours truly, but I do know one thing about the game: to some people Tom Brady , quarterback of the New England Patriots, is a god among men. That’s not a figurative statement either. He is literally worshiped in some parts of the country, I’m sure. And what do you do to worship a god? Well it used to be sacrificing a bull, but...
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Mark Wahlberg!

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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Face-Off: Leonardo DiCaprio vs. Christian Bale

It was an all-superhero Face-Off last week as we had the movies THOR and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER battle one another for the victory. It was a close race but in the end Cap was the victor just edging out the God of Thunder. Two of my most anticipated movies this fall are AMERICAN HUSTLE and THE WOLF OF WALL STREET . With that in mind, I decided to face-off two of...
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The Fighter scribes to adapt Boston Marathon Bombing book Boston Strong

Eric Johnson and Paul Tamasy , the Oscar-nominated screenwriters behind David O. Russell 's THE FIGHTER, have just optioned the book "Boston Strong" by Casey Sherman and Boston Herald reporter Dave Wedge with an eye towards adapting it for the big screen. The book "examines the city’s reaction to the fatal April 15 Patriots’ Day attacks at the Boston...
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Fighter

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**** With the Oscars...
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C'mon Hollywood: We need more quality sports films!

Seeing as the 2012 Summer Olympics was the most watched TV event in US history, there’s obviously more than a little interest in seeing people perform some really cool (and really weird) athletic feats.    For the first time in my life I found myself glued to the TV, anxious to see athletes go for the gold.   It was reminiscent of the sports films I’ve grown...
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