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Jennifer Finnigan And Jonathan Silverman Make Co-Directorial Debut With 'A Bet's A Bet'

January 22nd, 2015 2:03pm EST
Jennifer Finnigan And Jonathan Silverman Make Co-Directorial Deb
Having Jennifer Finnigan and Jonathan Silverman in a movie is awesome, so it's no surprise that they teamed up to make one of their own.

Tuesday saw the release of A Bet's A Bet, the romantic comedy that Jennifer and Jonathan co-directed and co-starred in, and we got together with this talented pair to discuss how they collaborated, if they're going to do it again, and the roles they've had that just won't go away.

A movie with two directors isn't unheard of, and every team has a different way of getting the job done. For Jennifer and Jonathan, what worked was sticking together.

"People ...
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Review: 'Killers' Captivates - And Then Some

January 22nd, 2015 1:10pm EST
Review: 'Killers' Captivates - And Then Some
In the world of cinema serial killers have frankly been done to death. Good (see Vincent D’Onofrio in "The Cell!"), bad (Sean Bean sucked ass in "The Hitcher" remake!) and ugly (Robert Englund in "A Nightmare on Elm Street" is the scarred face of the genre!), it’s hard to believe there’s anything left of note to say about such a dark subject that has been done to death. But the stylistic, clever and altogether riveting new five-star film "Killers" from the famed Mo Brothers manages through its story examination of good vs. evil to bring something completely compelling to a familiar subjec...
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Who Is Penning The Script For 'Star Trek 3'?

January 22nd, 2015 11:35am EST
Simon Pegg Penning Script For 'Star Trek 3'
Simon Pegg is adding to his list of duties for the third installment of the popular "Star Trek' series of films. The actor, who portrayed Scotty in the last two installments, is set to add screenwriter to his resume for the long-awaited film.

According to Deadline, Pegg has been set to co-write "Star Trek 3" alongside Doug Jung ("Dark Blue", "Banshee".)

"Star Trek 3" will be directed by “Fast & Furious” director Justin Lin.

Pegg will also reprise his role as Scotty, reteaming with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Anton Yelchin, Karl Urban, and Zoe Saldana as the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise....
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Movie Reviews: 'Mommy' / 'Dark Summer'

January 22nd, 2015 11:20am EST
Movie Reviews: 'Mommy' / 'Dark Summer'
It’s January and the flicks just keep on coming! We’re watching everything and anything, so below are a peek at two flicks opening this week that cover everything from dysfunctional family dynamics to stalker obsessed poltergeists. See the reviews of both "Mommy" and "Dark Summer" below.

Title: "Mommy"

Stars: 2

Genre: Drama

Cast: Anne Dorval, Antoine Olivier Pilon, Suzanne Clement

Director: Xavier Dolan

Rating: R

Running Time: 139 Minutes

Release Company: Roadside Attractions

Website: www.mommythemovie.com

As a deeply depressing drama, "Mommy" is gonna be a tough ride for ...
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Will Ferrell Nails Cheerleader In The Face With A Basketball

January 22nd, 2015 10:33am EST
Will Ferrell Nails Cheerleader In The Face With A Basketball (Wa
...For a movie, we should add. "Will Ferrell Nails Cheerleader in the Face With a Basketball..." for a movie.

But movie or not, the "Anchorman" star has still given one unlucky cheerleader a (probably) pretty sizable basketball-dimpled face bruise.

Ferrell's been filming his latest movie, "Daddy's Home," which recently included a trip to New Orleans' Smoothie King Center, for a surprise appearance in a Pelicans/Lakers game.

At halftime, Ferrell wandered onto the court to shoot a couple half-court shots- one of which, of course, is the fateful ball that slammed into so much cheerleader fa...
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Which 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Scene Won't Be Included In The Movie?

January 21st, 2015 3:15pm EST
That 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Tampon Scene Won't Be In The Movie
Most fans of "Fifty Shades of Grey" will probably be relieved that a certain scene from the book didn't make it into the film.

Those who read the book know exactly which scene we're talking about here, but for those who passed on E.L. James' erotic "mommy porn" novel, here's what happens...

(SPOILERS) Eccentric billionaire Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan), falls for college coed Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) and then proceeds to get all sorts of S&M kinky with her. One of their intimate scenes involves him removing her tampon, tossing it into the toilet and then proceeding to do the nast...
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'R100' S&M Day Part 2 - The Interview

January 21st, 2015 12:20pm EST
'R100' S&M Day Part 2 - The Interview
Not many actors can pull off being the CEO of an exclusive boutique dominatrix agency that specializes in extreme acts of public degradation. But if you’re a forceful, intimidating, 6’ 8 1/4” tall, ripped and gorgeously stacked blonde Amazonian woman, playing a position of that type can come very easily. Such is the physical prowess of the mighty Lindsay Kay Hayward, a former WWE fighter turned actress who plays the very memorable S&M CEO in Hitoshi Matsumoto’s kinky and funny flick "R100" (opening Jan. 23 in theaters and On Demand from Drafthouse Films). After having a full day of sexy ...
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DVD Review: 'Big Driver'

January 21st, 2015 11:10am EST
DVD Review: 'Big Driver'
Ready for a little woman scorned payback? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Big Driver" out Jan. 27 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if the crime is worth the time below.

Title: "Big Driver"

Grade: 2

Cast: Mario Bello, Olympia Dukakis, Joan Jett

Director: Mikael Salomon

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: The biggest problem this one has is the rape revenge genre has gone way past the obvious already and "Big Driver" is still at the starting line. Meaning t...
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Check Out Scarlett Johansson In 'Lucy' On DVD & Blu-ray

January 21st, 2015 5:26am EST
Lucy
Lucy (Scarlett Johansson), a student living in Taiwan, is tricked into delivering a briefcase, resulting in her being kidnapped and having a package containing a dangerous synthetic substance surgically implanted in her body.

She is intended to be a vessel for the chemical, but it leaks into her system, unlocking her cerebral capacity to superhuman levels. She races across the world to enlist the help of a brain expert (Morgan Freeman) who can help her retain the last vestiges of her humanity.

Her ruthless former captors pursue her, killing anyone who stands in their way, but they soon le...
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'R100' S&M Day Part 1 - The Dungeon Tour

January 19th, 2015 12:20pm EST
R100
The things I do for the fans! Not being a stranger to the truly weird and bizarre that the most extreme cinema has to offer, I was nevertheless intrigued recently by the strange, ominous yet compelling invite in celebration of the film "R100" (opening in theaters and On Demand on Jan. 23 from Drafthouse Films) sent to my email below:

Never one to be squeamish and a huge fan of the work of "R100" helmer Hitoshi Matsumoto (go "Big Man Japan!") this event seemed like one worth checking out. (An 'Undisclosed Dungeon' - oh boy!) So for the all you folks out there who dare to dream in l...
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