Movies

Mo’Nique joins cast of ‘Blackbird’ film

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 (Entertainment Magazine) — Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique has joined the cast of director Patrik Ian Polk’s “Blackbird,” which is shooting on location in Mississippi, producers announced. Mo’Nique and her husband Sidney Hicks are also executive producing the…

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See the Three New ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Posters

Everything we’ve seen so far from ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2‘ has indicated that the Times Square battle between Spider-Man and Electro (and later Green Goblin), will be the film’s massive battle sequence. From the trailer, to the previous poster, to Spider-Man…

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Jonah Hill defends ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

Actor Jonah Hill has spoken out in defense of his new film “The Wolf of Wall Street” following accusations that it glorifies the bad behavior of its lead character. The Martin Scorsese-directed movie tells the story of Jordan Belfort, a…

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Apple’s Siri Doesn’t Like Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’

Spike Jonze’s ‘Her‘ has drawn plenty of accolades for being one of the best movies of the year and for the voiceover performance of Scarlett Johansson, the voice behind the operating system that Joaquin Phoenix’s character falls in love with.…

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones’ Gets ‘Frozen’

Over the past few years, the ‘Paranormal Activity‘ series has established itself as one of the most inexpensive and reliable horror franchises around. Produced for (non-literal) pennies, they’ve consistently opened strong at the box office, ensuring a fast and efficient…

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‘Wolf of Wall Street’ gets box-office boost following controversy

The controversy surrounding “The Wolf of Wall Street” appears to have helped it at the box office. Director Martin Scorsese’s R-rated dark comedy starring Leonardo DiCaprio finished a solid fourth this weekend with $13.5 million on 2,557 theaters. That’s only…

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‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ wins top honors from film critics

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (Entertainment Magazine) — Joel and Ethan Coen’s new film “Inside Llewyn Davis” won four awards from the National Society of Film Critics. The National Society of Film Critics voted Saturday to decide winners of its 48th…

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‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ dominates National Society of Film Critics Awards

The National Society of Film Critics traveled back to the 1960s on Saturday, naming “Inside Llewyn Davis” the best film of the year, while handing out awards for its direction, cinematography and the lead performance of Oscar Issacs. It’s a…

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All the things in ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ you’d never want to actually do

Are people still mad at Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio for making “The Wolf of Wall Street” without pounding disapproval for Jordan Belfort into audiences’ heads? Scorsese’s adaptation of Belfort’s memoir of the same name ignited an online war between…

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Hollywood loses federal tax credit

Film and television producers looking to shoot in the United States have lost a lucrative federal tax incentive: Section 181, part of a larger package of credits known as the Extenders, expired at the end of 2013 — and Congress…

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