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Blu-ray Review: 'Locke'

August 19th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Locke'
Can life change in the space of a car ride? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Locke" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The ride and the road get reviewed below!

Title: "Locke"

Grade: 4

Cast: Tom Hardy

Director: Steven Knight

Rating: R

Runtime: 84 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: On the surface the concept of "Locke" is so utterly simple that it seems set up for failure – the audience rides along with an ordinary man inside a car where big life changing events happen over the t...
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The 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Trailer Is Action Packed, Full Of Fire & Blood

July 28th, 2014 10:01am EDT
The 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Trailer Is Action Packed, Full Of Fire
Warner Bros. released the first trailer for its post-apocalyptic film "Mad Max: Fury Road" during Comic Con in San Diego, Calif., over the weekend.

"My name is Max. My world is fire and blood," says Tom Hardy, who plays the titular character.

And then the car chases and fighting commence. Director George Miller recently told Reuters that the movie is essentially a "105-minute chase scene through the wasteland." And the trailer shows just that.

The film takes place in a stark desert landscape where humans must fight to stay alive. Two rebels on the run may be the key to restoring order. F...
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20 Utterly Sexy British Actors

April 30th, 2014 3:00am EDT
20 Utterly Sexy British Actors
It's hard to deny it - there's something really attractive about a British accent. We don't know if it's the inflection or the vocabulary (Collywobbles? Bollocks? Gobsmacked?), but whatever it is, it's hot.

Alexander Pettyfer was born in Hertfordshire, England, and has appeared in films including "Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker," "Magic Mike," "I Am Number 4" and "Beastly." He started out as a model, working for brands such as Gap and Burberry.

It was once rumored that the star famously had the phrase "Thank You" tattooed above his crotch, but it's actually just his name. He has dated...
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Hollywood Husband Material - The Most Eligible Celebrity Bachelors

April 12th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Hollywood Husband Material - The Most Eligible Celebrity Bachelo
Whether it be George Clooney, Ryan Gosling or Bradley Cooper, Hollywood's most eligible bachelors always have us watching and wanting more. These fellas certainly have a lot of star power and coupled with their dangerous good looks, they are most definitely a force to be reckoned with.

Not only do these handsome devils look good on paper, but they are also gorgeous to boot. Read on as we count down our favorite of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors!

George Clooney

What would a list of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors be without the addition of good ol' George Clooney? This fine g...
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Tom Hardy To Play Elton John In Biopic 'Rocketman'

October 24th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Tom Hardy
British actor Tom Hardy has signed on to play Elton John in the upcoming biopic "Rocketman." Hardy became a frontrunner in June, according to Deadline.com.

Rocket Pictures CEO Steve Hamilton Shaw, commented: "Tom is a stellar talent who will add extraordinary depth and nuance in bringing Elton's story to life. We are excited to have such a gifted actor on board."

Hardy is known for playing the villain Bane in "The Dark Knight Rises" and has also appeared in the films "Warrior," "Inception," "Lawless" and "This Means War."

Singer-songwriter, composer and pianist Elton John has sold more t...
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'Fifty Shades Of Grey': 10 Stars We'd Rather See As Christian Grey

September 5th, 2013 11:15pm EDT
Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, Robin Thicke, Alexander Skarsgard
Fans of erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" went ballistic earlier this week when the announcements of the two leads in the film adaptation of the book came from none other than author E.L. James herself.

When people found out that Dakota Johnson, the aspiring actress daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, landed the lead role of Anastasia Steele and Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam would be play the domineering Christian Grey, they spoke up and started petitions to get the roles re-cast.

Unfortunately, Hollywood doesn't work that way and a lot of factors had to be considered du...
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'Mad Max: Fury Road' To Undergo Re-Shoots In November

September 4th, 2013 2:14pm EDT
Tom Hardy
The highly anticipated post-apocalyptic film Mad Max: Fury Road requires a series of re-shoots.

Filming finished on the movie last December after six months of shooting but director George Miller has told the cast they need to re-assemble in Australia for three weeks of additional shooting this November.

Among the actors who must return include Tom Hardy, who is taking over the titular role from Mel Gibson, who appeared in the three previous 'Mad Max' movies, and also stars Nicholas Hoult and Charlize Theron.

News of the additional shots has sparked rumors the production has experienced ...
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Tom Hardy Rumored To Play Elton John In Biopic

May 30th, 2013 8:21pm EDT
Tom Hardy
The word on the street is that Tom Hardy is the favorite to land the role of Elton John in an upcoming movie biopic, according to reports.

The Dark Knight Rises star is said to be in talks to tackle the lead role in Rocketman, a movie-musical telling of the story of the singer's rise to fame, according to Hitfix.com.

Hardy is the first big name to be linked to the project, which is being developed by Elton John himself with his film producer partner David Furnish and director Michael Gracey.

Hardy is a versatile actor and is best know for playing the villainous role of muscle-bound bad g...
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'Lawless' A Thrilling, Violent & Beautiful Portrait Of The American Outlaw

August 30th, 2012 7:40am EDT
'Lawless'
Prohibition, gangsters, brothers, Virginia, moonshine, a sadistic lawman, violence, lust, love and family...

That's some of the things you'll find in 'Lawless' directed by John Hillcoat ('The Road') and written by songwriter/musician Nick Cave (The Proposition). The film is based on Matt Bondurant's book 'The Wettest County in the World' which is his fictionalized account of his family.

The film tells the story of the infamous Bondurant brothers, Forrest, (Tom Hardy), Howard (Jason Clarke) and the youngest sibling, Jack (Shia LaBeouf) who made and sold moonshine in the 30's. They lived in...
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Top 10 Batman Villains From Comics, TV And The Big Screen

July 19th, 2012 10:01pm EDT
Bane
The final installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, is upon us; and much like Heath Ledger's Joker the film's villains are once again posed to steal the show.

This time around we'll be reintroduced to three bad guys: Bane, (Tom Hardy), Catwoman (Anne Hathaway) and Ra's al Ghul (Liam Neeson). Both Bane and Catwoman made their first appearances in the original film run that Tim Burton started in the 1990s (and, fortunately, we'll be seeing a much different Bane in TDKR); and Ra's al Ghul returns to the series after his intro in Batman Begins.

But where do the...
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'The Dark Knight Rises' European Premiere Photos

July 19th, 2012 9:02am EDT
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
The cast from "The Dark Knight Rises" jetted from New York City on Tuesday to London on Wednesday for the European premiere of the highly anticipated film.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt looked playful yet dapper in a polka dot tie and navy blue suit. Fuzzy faced Christian Bale and his wife wore matching black ensembles.

Anne Hathaway, who plays the sultry catwoman, opted for a long gold shift dress embellished at the neckline with various baubles and beaded flowers.

Morgan Freeman was too cool for school in sunglasses and a purple button-down shirt beneath his black suit.

Check out photos from t...
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'Dark Knight Rises' Premiere: Sultry Anne Hathaway, Sexy Christian Bale & More!

July 17th, 2012 9:02am EDT
Anne Hathaway
Celebrities came out in full force for "The Dark Knight Rises" world premiere in New York City on Monday night. Anne Hathaway, who plays catwoman, looked glamorous in a long white, low-cut gown with silver sequins on the bodice.

Marion Cotillard also wore white, and resembled a ballerina in a flouncy frock paired with strappy high heels.

Christian Bale donned a black and white suit and was accompanied by his wife Sibi Blazic.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt opted for a gray suit with a skinny red tie - a stark contrast to Gary Oldman who wore a brown suit with a blue button-down shirt. The always c...
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Check Out New Film Stills From 'The Dark Knight Rises'

July 6th, 2012 3:00pm EDT
The Dark Knight Rises
On July 20, the caped crusader returns in "The Dark Knight Rises." Warner Bros. just released some new film stills from the highly anticipated series conclusion.

Anne Hathaway shows off her curves as Selina Kyle, AKA Catwoman, while Christian Bale flexes his muscles as Batman. Tom Hardy plays masked terrorist Bane.

Bale recently admitted he will miss stepping into the superhero costume. He told Collider, "For all the discomfort and the heat and the sweat and the headaches and everything from it, when you sit back and watch the movie at the end of the day, you go, 'Well, that's f**kin' c...
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10 Things To Look For In A Guy In Honor Of 'This Means War'

May 16th, 2012 6:44am EDT
This Means War
FDR (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy) are covert CIA operatives and best buddies...until they both fall for charming and sexy Lauren (Reese Witherspoon) in the film "This Means War."

Their friendship is put to the ultimate test as they wage an epic battle for her affection, using their surveillance skills and an array of high-tech gadgetry -- may the best spy win!

"This Means War" arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on May 22. The action-packed romantic comedy is a must-see for both guys and gals.

In honor of the film, check out this fun Top 10 list giving tips on what to look for in that per...
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Sexy Men Steaming Up The Silver Screen - 2012 Summer Edition

May 6th, 2012 10:03am EDT
Magic Mike
Ok ladies, now it's your turn! Yesterday we ran the sexy women version and today we give you the sexy men steaming up the silver screen for the summer of 2012. With the block-buster season now underway we've got a list of sexy men raging from superheroes to space explorers and even a few male strippers thrown in for good measure. So come on it and meet some of the sexiest men hitting the movie screen this summer.

Robert Downey, Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man)
The Avengers (May 4)

Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America)
The Avengers (May 4)

Mark Ruffalo - (Bruce Banner/The Hulk)
T...
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Sam Worthington To Be The Next James Bond?

April 26th, 2012 11:24am EDT
Sam Worthington
Sam Worthington is the actor most likely to step into James Bond's shoes when Daniel Craig hangs up his Walther PPK, according to Britain's leading bookmaker.

Craig is currently shooting scenes for his third outing as the suave superspy in Skyfall, which is due for release in 2014, and shows no signs of retiring from the role.

However, when he eventually moves on from the 007 franchise, Avatar actor Worthington - who was born in Britain but grew up in Australia - is hot favorite to take over the coveted part, followed by English actor Tom Hardy and Shame star Michael Fassbender.

A spo...
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Aussie Supermodel Abbey Lee Kershaw To Play A Caged Woman In 'Mad Max'

April 24th, 2012 10:37am EDT
Abbey Lee Kershaw
Aussie supermodel Abbey Lee Kershaw has replaced actress Teresa Palmer in director George Miller's "Mad Max" revamp.

Palmer was forced to drop out of the delayed project due to reported scheduling conflicts, and her departure gives Kershaw the chance to make her acting debut opposite Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron.

An insider tells the Daily Telegraph that the model will portray a post-apocalyptic woman caged like a bird for her beauty.

Cameras on "Mad Max: Fury Road," which was to have started filming last year, are expected to roll this summer.
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Liam Neeson To Reprise Role In 'The Dark Knight Rises'

March 29th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson will reprise his role of Ra's Al Ghul for "The Dark Knight Rises," ending months of speculation about his casting in the eagerly awaited blockbuster.

Neeson's character was killed off in 2005's "Batman Begins" but there have been several rumors about the villain's return in Christopher Nolan's final Caped Crusader movie.

And his appearance was finally confirmed in the production notes of his fantasy epic "Wrath of Titans." The press notes state, "Neeson next appears in Peter Berg's actioner Battleship, and he also will be seen in Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated action thr...
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10 Book-To-Film Adaptations To Look Out For In 2012

March 20th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Being Flynn still
2012 is shaping up to be a very literate year in motion pictures. Over 30 films on the release schedule are based on books, short stories or comic books. Below are 10 of the most notable.

1. BEING FLYNN

Based on: Another Bullsh*t Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn

Basic plot: A guy who works at a homeless shelter finds his estranged, alcoholic, deadbeat dad wandering in one night.

Starring: Robert DeNiro, Paul Dano, Julianne Moore

Director: Paul Weitz

Why it’ll make you thankful: I’m guessing your father isn’t in a homeless shelter…

Release date: Opened March 2 (limited)

2...
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Check Out 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' On Blu-ray, DVD & On Demand March 20

March 18th, 2012 7:03am EDT
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Director Tomas Alfredson takes the helm for an adaptation of John Le Carre's novel "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" about an ex-British agent who emerges from retirement to expose a mole in MI6.

England, 1973: British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) head Control (John Hurt) and his top-ranking lieutenant George Smiley (Gary Oldman) are both forced into retirement after a mission involving respected secret agent Jim Prideaux (Mark Strong) turns unexpectedly deadly. As the Cold War continues to escalate, suspicions of a Soviet double agent begin to grow within SIS.

Subsequently summoned by U...
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Tom Hardy To Drive Across Siberia For Homeless Charity

February 28th, 2012 4:17pm EST
Tom Hardy
British actor Tom Hardy is preparing to brave icy conditions as he drives across Siberia to raise money for a homeless charity.

The Inception star is a patron of U.K. organization FLACK, which helps the homeless by involving them in the production of a monthly magazine, and he is aiming to raise $48,000 by embarking on a journey across the isolated Russian region.

Hardy has set up an internet donation page on Justgiving.com and he's urging fans to donate whatever they can to help.

In a post on the page, he writes "I've been supporting !...

"So please do cheer me on as I brave the Si...
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Reese Witherspoon Laughs At Other People's Pain

February 16th, 2012 9:24am EST
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has a mean streak that gets her into trouble - she laughs about other people's misfortune.

The star admits she finds it hilarious when friends and loved ones fall over - and her odd sense of humor is becoming a real problem.

Appearing on late night show Conan, she reveals she accidentally shot her "This Means War" co-star Tom Hardy in the crotch with a paintball during the making of the movie - and couldn't stop laughing.

She said, "I burst out laughing in the middle of the scene... It happens to me all the time and it's terrible... My husband will fall down and I just ...
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Two Jews' Review 'This Means War' And Only One Feels The Spark (Video)

February 15th, 2012 1:00pm EST
This Means War
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin Schwartz: Okay, so we have this cute girl who meets a sexy guy for coffee and they hit it off. A few minutes later (give or take) the same girl, meets another sexy guy, and they also hit it off.

Now in any normal situation, the girl would probably date both guys, right? Well, in 'This Means War' directed by McG, that's not so simple.

The girl is Lauren Scott (Reese Witherspoon) and the two guys are FDR (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy). They happen to be, unbeknownst to Lauren, BFF'S and CIA operatives.

Lauren has a successful career as a senior pr...
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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,' 'This Means War,' & More

February 13th, 2012 1:30pm EST
Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies
Last week I got to see three of the films coming out: “Safe House,” “The Vow,” and “Rampart.” I didn’t absolutely love any of them, but the one I found most enjoyable was “Safe House.” If you haven’t read my thoughts already, check out my review. I haven’t had a chance to write up ones for the others yet, so keep a look out for those later this week.

Arriving in theaters this week are the unnecessary Nicolas Cage sequel “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance,” the romantic spy comedy “This Means War,” the inspirational documentary “Undefeated,” the anime adventure “The Secret World of Arrie...
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Reese Witherspoon Glittered In Green At The 'This Means War' Premiere

January 31st, 2012 8:39am EST
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon attended the "This Means War" U.K. premiere in London last night wearing a bright green sequined dress. We think she looked cute in a leprechaun sort of way. What do you think?

In the film two top CIA spies (Chris Pine and Tom Hardy) find their enduring friendship put to the ultimate test when they engage in an all-out war to win the affections of a beautiful woman (Witherspoon).

Chelsea Handler's bawdy jokes were recently cut from the film in a bid to land a PG-13 rating. The film opens on Feb. 14.
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Chelsea Handler's R-Rated Jokes Cut From 'This Means War'

January 30th, 2012 9:34am EST
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handler's bawdy jokes have been cut from pal Reese Witherspoon's new movie in a bid to land the film a PG-13 rating.

Movie executives lost an appeal to lower the restrictive age rating of spy comedy "This Means War" on Thursday and it was slapped with an R-rating, which prohibits film fans under the age of 18 from seeing the movie without an adult.

But reports suggest officials at the Motion Picture Association ratings board have reconsidered the rating after Fox bosses agreed to cut out Handler's risque gags.

The film, which also stars Chris Pine and Tom Hardy as love rival coll...
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Tom Hardy Prevents Homeless Charity From Closing

January 14th, 2012 10:30am EST
Tom Hardy
Tom Hardy has helped save a homeless charity in his native U.K. from closure by spearheading a $72,000 fundraising campaign.

The star is a patron of FLACK Cambridge, an organization which needed the cash to survive.

Hardy took on the campaign and urged his fans to donate to the cause - and he's celebrating after smashing the total.

In a post on his fundraising page, he writes, "100% thank you so much. still needs our support - if you haven't already donated please do."
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Tom Hardy Tipped To Play Al Capone In 'Cicero'

January 11th, 2012 2:12pm EST
Tom Hardy
British actor Tom Hardy is in talks to play Al Capone in the upcoming gangster trilogy Cicero.

The Inception star is close to finalizing a deal to step into the infamous mobster's shoes in filmmaker David Yates' next project, which will chart Capone's childhood in Brooklyn, New York and his rise to power.

The first of the three movies is due to begin production next year, according to TheWrap.com.

It's the latest high-profile leading part for Hardy, who will next be seen playing the villainous Bane in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises in July.
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Blu-ray Review: 'Warrior'

December 20th, 2011 12:22pm EST
Warrior photo
You’re fighting the baddest boys that mixed martial arts has to offer and in the end you then come face to face with...your own brother? Such is the dilemma of the two tough guys of the new film "Warrior," out Dec. 20 on Blu-ray/DVD, Video On-Demand and Digital Download from Lionsgate. Heroes, heart and head injuries – the bell rings below!

Title: "Warrior"

Grade: 4

Cast: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte

Director: Gavin O’Conner

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 140 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate

Website: www.lionsgatebluray.com

The Flick: A fantastic mix of action and a...
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Q&A: Meet Disney XD's 'Mr. Young' Star, Brendan Meyer

December 12th, 2011 2:20pm EST
Brendan Meyer Mr. Young
Disney XD’s Mr. Young is a show about a child prodigy who returns to school to teach kids his own age. I recently had a chance to talk to Brendan Meyer, the star of Mr. Young. Here’s what went down.

Q: The lead in a TV show is an opportunity most actors spend an entire career waiting for; what has it been like for you to achieve this at such a young age?

Brendan Meyer: It has been a real thrill to achieve a success like this. I did a lot of work in Film/TV in 2006-2008, but in the year before Mr. Young I didn't work a lot. So, I was really able to appreciate what I got with this role. A...
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