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Review: The Cobbler

PLOT: A New York cobbler ( Adam Sandler ) discovers that the old cobbling machine stored in his basement has magic powers. If he uses the machine to repair a pair of shoes, by wearing the repaired shoes he's able to assume their identity. REVIEW: THE COBBLER was one of two Adam Sandler movies to play TIFF this year. Of the pair, it was the more low-key entry, with...
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The trailer for The Cobbler presents an Adam Sandler movie worth seeing

I don't usually do this, but I want you to read the synopsis first for THE COBBLER starring Adam Sandler , Dustin Hoffman , Clifford Smith (aka Method Man ), Ellen Barkin , Melonie Diaz , and Steve Buscemi before I say anything else about the movie. Sandler to exhibit his endearing and selfless boyish charm, taking him on a voyage of self-discovery and learning the importance of...
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New image from Tom McCarthy's The Cobbler starring Adam Sandler

The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival is warming up and the first few films in the line-up have started to share some first or new images. Earlier today you saw Arnold Schwarzenegger taking care of his Zombie daughter , now it’s time to see Adam Sandler as THE COBBLER. I swear these sound like passed over SNL sketches the more I read about them. THE COBBLER is the...
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Review: Million Dollar Arm

PLOT: The true account of how two Indian teenagers were signed by a Major League Baseball team with the help of a sports agent and pitching contest called "Million Dollar Arm." REVIEW: MILLION DOLLAR ARM may be based on a true story, but it completely feels as if itís been written by the Script-O-Matic 2000, that hard-working but predictable machine patented by Disney years...
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First Look: Adam Sander in Tom McCarthy's The Cobbler

Mindless comedy after mindless comedy, fans start to wonder when Adam Sandler would get back to films like PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE and SPANGLISH. What's a comedian to do? The guy puts out movies that are the equivalent of one big fart joke, he makes them with his closest friends, and continues to get paid. Why leave that? The one promising project that Sandler has in the bag is THE COBBLER....
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Trailer for Million Dollar Arm with Jon Hamm is like Slumdog Millionaire Baseball

The true story of a sports agent who creates a reality show in India to recruit cricket players to become baseball pitchers has all the feel-good underdog story beats that populate most sports-themed films as well as the TV-show-in-India aspect, making this a unique, if not obvious, sports tale mash-up. Starring Mad Men's Jon Hamm as the sports agent and Suraj Sharma (LIFE OF...
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Adam Sandler to take a dramatic turn in Tom McCarthy's The Cobbler

Adam Sandler has become a laughingstock but not in a good way. The buffoonish actor who started his movie career with BILLY MADISON and HAPPY GILMORE was not exactly the type of actor you would expect to make quality films. He seemed to be headed on the path of movies like, well, GROWN UPS. It was when Sandler began showing his skills with more dramatic moments in movies like THE...
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Disney to put Jon Hamm's Million Dollar Arm up against Godzilla next Summer

Jon Hamm is one of my favorite actors working today and I am still baffled that he hasn't been headlining more films. From his epic turn as Don Draper on MAD MEN to great turns in BRIDESMAIDS, THE TOWN, and Larry David 's recent HBO film CLEAR HISTORY, Hamm has proven he can handle anything from comic hijinks to heavy drama. While he may not be a superhero yet (give this guy Batman...
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Fright Night director Craig Gillespie to helm Jon Hamm in true sports drama Million Dollar Arm

Last reported on back in May , it seems like Jon Hamm's upcoming starring vehicle MILLION DOLLAR ARM is on the verge of securing a director in the form of Craig Gillespie.  I presume this means that production is moving closer to commencing, though there is technically no start date as of yet for the movie.  Gillespie is an interesting man to watch (in both sense of the...
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