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Review: 'Snow White And The Huntsman' Takes Itself Too Seriously

June 1st, 2012 1:30pm EDT
Snow White and the Huntsman
Okay folks, 'Snow White' is back and this time she's mad as hell and ready to kick some butt.

First off, I must ask, did we really need two films this year about Miss White? Personally, I think it was one was too many.

In any case, 'Snow White and the Huntsman' directed by Rupert Sanders, stars Kristen Stewart as Snow White, Charlize Theron, as the super evil Queen, Ravenna and Chris Hemsworth as the hunky Huntsman.

We all know the story, so I'll be brief...

Ravenna feeds on the souls of virgins in order to maintain her youthful glow (guess she never heard about Botox). After she kills...
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Check Out 'London Boulevard' On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Feb. 21

February 21st, 2012 7:33am EST
London Boulevard
A South London gangster emerges from three years in prison and becomes a bodyguard for a famous actress, only to be sucked back into the shady underworld by a ruthless crime lord in the gritty crime drama "London Boulevard" starring Colin Farrell.

Mitchel (Farrell) served his time in Pentonville Prison. Now that he's a free man, he's determined to keep it that way. His resolve not to fall back on his criminal past is weakened, however, when his longtime friend Billy (Ben Chaplin) offers him a place to stay in exchange for help with a quick and dirty job.

But just as it seems like the pas...
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Two Jews' Review 'Hugo' Only One Feels Scorsese's 3D Fantasy Will Capture Your Heart (Video)

November 24th, 2011 11:00am EST
Hugo
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin-Schwartz: When you hear the name, Martin Scorsese several things may pop into your mind... New York City, Italian Gangsters, Films about Italian Gangsters... Casino, Heat and Goodfellas, just to name a few.

Whatever the case may be, one thing is for sure you would never associate this extraordinary filmmaker with a children's fantasy film, shot in 3D and set in Paris in the 1930's. However, with Scorsese's newest film 'Hugo' that's about to change.

'Hugo', directed by Martin Scorsese, is based on the illustrated bestselling novel, The Invention of Hug...
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Blu-ray Review: '13'

November 17th, 2011 12:20pm EST
13 pic
How far would you go to get money you needed for family? And would you be willing to go as far as to take a life or even risk your own? So is the dilemma of the gun-to-the-head victims in the new flick "13" out on DVD and Blu-ray from the lovingly twisted folks over at Anchor Bay. Ready, aim...and check out the specs below!

Title: "13"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Sam Riley, Ray Winstone, Mickey Rourke

Director: Gela Babluani

Rating: R

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: "13" starts the typical way – down on h...
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'Rango' Comes To Blu-ray & DVD Friday, July 15

May 22nd, 2011 3:30pm EDT
Rango
"An animated comedy for smart moviegoers" (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times) that is "like nothing you've ever seen" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), the hilarious and imaginative Rango saddles up in a Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack with Digital Copy and on standard DVD on Friday, July 15, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

The incomparable Johnny Depp voices Rango, a chameleon living as an ordinary family pet who dreams of being a fearless hero and is challenged to become just that when he inadvertently becomes the sheriff of a lawless desert town called Dirt.

Directed by Gore Verbinski, the v...
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British Star Jaime Winstone Fronts Documentary About Dangers Of Oral Sex

January 8th, 2011 2:30pm EST
Jaime Winstone
The actress daughter of movie tough guy Ray Winstone is warning young people about the dangers of contracting a potentially cancerous virus through oral sex.

Jaime Winstone has filmed a documentary for the U.K.'s BBC Three channel to highlight the spread of human papillomavirus (HPV) and advise how to prevent it.

The Made in Dagenham star, 25, decided to get involved in the program, titled "Is Oral Sex Safe?," and learn about the various types of cancer after losing a close pal to the disease.

She tells BBC Radio 1, "At first I wasn't sure I wanted to do a documentary about oral sex, but...
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After 19 Years, 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' Phenomenally Exhumes Venerated Roots

May 22nd, 2008 11:16am EDT
Indiana Jones
(HollywoodChicago.com) – After such a long respite from the beloved film progression, I was initially just as skittish about seeing Harrison Ford back in the Indy saddle as I was watching Sylvester Stallone back in the ring in “Rocky Balboa” in his 2006 comeback and then again in 2008 in his “Rambo” return.

Ultimately, though, I had faith in director Steven Spielberg not to royally torpedo the monolithically anticipated “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” which resurrects the Chicago-born, 65-year-old Harrison Ford as one of my favorite film characters of all time.

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'Eli Stone' Pilot: Not Just Another Lawyer Show

February 1st, 2008 8:40am EST
Eli Stone
Meet Eli Stone

Eli Stone (Jonny Lee Miller) has a pretty nice life. He is an intelligent, sophisticated graduate of Stanford Law who is one of the top associates at a very successful law firm in San Francisco. He has a beautiful fiancée (Natasha Henstridge) who also happens to be the boss' daughter. He believes in owning a great wardrobe, having fine accessories and working hard. Only one problem - that's not who he wanted to be.

When he was younger, Eli had visions of changing the world. Instead of working for noble causes, however, he finds himself working for clients who, ...
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Point/Counterpoint: Will The New 'Indiana Jones' Satisfy Filmgoers Or Suck?

January 9th, 2008 9:43am EST
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
"Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" arrives in theaters May 22, nearly 20 years after "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade." Will it live up to expectations or will it disappoint fans across the world? Two Starpulse writers weigh in about the fate of Indy.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of AARP (Let's Leave Indy in Retirement)

Let's get this out of the way before I even begin to write about anything else: Harrison Ford is 64 years old. That's beyond the aged cheese that is Bruce Willis. We're talking Sly Stallone's territory. Let's examine Stallone's recent career ch...
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Opening November 16: Beowulf

November 13th, 2007 12:04pm EST
Beowulf
Inspired by the epic Old English poem of the same name, director Robert Zemeckis's digitally rendered film follows the Scandinavian hero Beowulf (Ray Winstone) as he fights to protect the Danes from a ferocious beast named Grendel (Crispin Glover). Though at first Grendel seems invincible, Beowulf eventually manages to defeat him in a desperate battle to the death. Continue Summary

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Check Out 'Beowulf,' In Theaters Nov. 16

November 10th, 2007 8:32am EST
Beowulf
Inspired by the epic Old English poem of the same name, director Robert Zemeckis's digitally rendered film follows the Scandinavian hero Beowulf (Ray Winstone) as he fights to protect the Danes from a ferocious beast named Grendel (Crispin Glover).

Though at first Grendel seems invincible, Beowulf eventually manages to defeat him in a desperate battle to the death. Devastated by her son's violent demise at the hands of Beowulf, Grendel's mother (Angelina Jolie) sets out in search of revenge. Later, Beowulf faces the biggest challenge of his life when he attempts to slay a powerful dra...
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New 'Star Trek' Film, 'Indiana Jones 4' Among Hot Topics At Comic-Con

July 27th, 2007 10:06am EDT
Harrison Ford
The halls of the San Diego Convention Center were abuzz with the news that came pouring out of the panel hosted by Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. Exclusive footage and major casting announcements included:

Director/Producer J.J. Abrams revealed his first casting for the "Star Trek" adventure: Zachary Quinto (Sylar on "Heroes") will step into the ears of the young Mr. Spock and veteran Leonard Nimoy will return to the role he made famous. Both Quinto and Nimoy made surprise appearances and were greeted with wild applause. Abrams, producers Damon Lindelof...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 19

February 19th, 2007 3:00am EST
Haylie Duff
Happy Birthday to Norwegian singer Maria Mena (1986), "Napoleon Dynamite" actress Haylie Duff (1980), Puerto Rican actor Benicio Del Toro (1967), "Family Ties" actress Justine Bateman (1966), British singer Seal (1963), British actor Ray Winstone (1957), late Austrian singer Falco (1957; d. 1998), "Dumb and Dumber" actor Jeff Daniels (1955), Italian actor Massimo Troisi (1953; d. 1994), actor Stephen Nichols (1951), Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi (1948), R&B singer Smokey Robinson (1940), director John Frankenheimer (1930; d. 2002), "The Dirty Dozen" actor Lee Marvin (1924; d. 1987), It...
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Starpulse.com's Movies To Look For In 2007

January 1st, 2007 12:00pm EST
Spider-Man 3
Now that the book on 2006 has been officially closed, it’s time to set our eyes on the horizon ahead of us. 2007 will be a year full of superhero movies, long-awaited CD releases and over-hyped video game shipments – and just about everything coming our way this year in the entertainment field is a sequel. Here are the movies to look for in 2007:

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Jump In! – Corbin Bleu returns from the runaway success of High School Musical to star in this movie about a Double Dutch tournament. Expect no one over the age of 25 to know anything about the movie, other than the ri...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 19

February 19th, 2006 3:00am EST
The Future Mrs. Reen
Happy Birthday to Norwegian singer Maria Mena (1986), "Napoleon Dynamite" actress Haylie Duff (1980), Puerto Rican actor Benicio Del Toro (1967), "Family Ties" actress Justine Bateman (1966), British singer Seal (1963), British actor Ray Winstone (1957), late Austrian singer Falco (1957; d. 1998), "Dumb and Dumber" actor Jeff Daniels (1955), Italian actor Massimo Troisi (1953; d. 1994), actor Stephen Nichols (1951), Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi (1948), R&B singer Smokey Robinson (1940), director John Frankenheimer (1930; d. 2002), "The Dirty Dozen" actor Lee Marvin (1924; d. 1987), It...
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Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Engaged, Co-Star Says

October 21st, 2005 9:21am EDT
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is already engaged to lover Brad Pitt, her 'Beowulf' co-star Ray Winstone has claimed. Rumours have been rife the smitten couple are set to tie the knot but thepair have remained tight-lipped.

Now actor Winstone has reportedly left Jolie fuming after telling the press: "She's getting married isn't she? Yes, she is".

The pillow-lipped beauty is said to have stormed off the set - and is reportedly refusing to shoot any more scenes with Winstone unless he says sorry, according to Hollywood.com

A source told Hollywood.com: "It's left poor Robert Zemeckis (director)...
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