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The Good, The Bad & the Badass: Mickey Rourke

Last week , we took a look at the career of the late, great Mike Nichols . This week, we turn our gaze to an actor who's hard his share of ups and downs, but it still capable of great work when the opportunity presents itself. Mickey Rourke   After a low-key couple of years, Mickey Rourke has found himself back in the news, although certainly...
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Mickey Rourke!

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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The UnPopular Opinion: The Wrestler

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**** After watching the new trailer for NOAH , I was...
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Hulk Hogan says he wants a part in Expendables 3, and then fibs about the lead in The Wrestler

Now this is interesting... Childhood wrestling icon, Hulk Hogan did an interview with Howard Stern as part of his national press tour, which came about because of his recently released sex tape (gross). Well, his camp may not say that, but it's obvious that they are out trying to do some sort of damage control because other than meeting grow-up Hulkamaniacs, why bother? What...
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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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