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'Clerks III' Gets A Green Light, Kevin Smith Secures Financing

September 30th, 2014 1:40pm EDT
Clerks II
Director Kevin Smith has announced that after years of attempting to secure financing for the third sequel to "Clerks," "Clerks III" has gotten a green light!

Smith happily explained to fans on the latest episode of his Hollywood Babble-On podcast that the sequel to 2006's "Clerks II" is finally a go.

Revealed the director, "'Tusk' was the absolute bridge to 'Clerks III.' Because of 'Tusk,' I got my financing for 'Clerks III'. A year and change ago I was desperately trying to get 'Clerks III' made for the 20th anniversary... I must have reeked of [desperation], because I couldn’t f–ing fi...
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Review: Charismatic 'Plastic' Keeps The Inner Movie Geek Satisfied

September 30th, 2014 11:20am EDT
Review: Charismatic 'Plastic' Keeps The Inner Movie Geek Satisfi
I’m seasoned enough to know that not every film is going to be a stunning achievement in cinematic history. Some movies are merely meant to entertain – provide escapism where needed. The problem lies in films that either think they are giving more with little to no extra effort (see the new Equalizer!) or those that merely go through the motions with zero thought to the folks who pay to see it. Thankfully the more style than substance grifting thriller "Plastic" is none of the above, instead a pleasant distraction with enough charisma and cool to keep the inner movie geek satisfied.

Sa...
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DVD Review: 'The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill'

September 30th, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill'
Ready to dive head first into a hallowed horror church? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill" out now from RLJ/Image Entertainment. We review the ripe religious aspects below!

Title: "The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill"

Grade: 3

Cast: Craig Stovin, Criselda Cabitac, Kevin Gates

Director: Kevin Gates and Michael Bartlett

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 88 minutes

Release Company: RLJ/Image Home Entertainment

Website: www/RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: Part real feeling doc, part found footage horror outing, "The Paranormal Diaries: ...
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Netflix To Release First Original Film, A Sequel To 'Crouching Tiger'

September 30th, 2014 8:33am EDT
Netflix To Release First Original Film, A Sequel To 'Crouching T
Netflix is partnering with the Weinstein Company to release its first original movie - a sequel to martial arts film "Crouching Dragon, Hidden Dragon."

The original, directed by Ang Lee, grossed over $213 million worldwide following its release in 2000, and rumors about a follow-up began surfacing in 2013.

The sequel will be the first major motion picture to debut on Netflix. It will also be released in several Imax theaters, according to the New York Times.

According to the press release, "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend echoes the themes of the original movie, but tell...
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Check Out The Audrey Hepburn Blu-ray Collection, Available Now

September 30th, 2014 4:09am EDT
Audrey Hepburn
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is paying tribue to Audrey Hepburn with a Blu-ray collection containing three of her most endearing films - "Funny Face," "Sabrina," and "Breakfast at Tiffany's."

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961) stars Hepburn in her career-defining role as Holly Golightly and an Oscar-winning score by Henry Mancini that includes the indelible ballad, "Moon River."

Directed by Blake Edwards and based on Truman Capote's novella, it tells the story of eccentric and extroverted party girl Golightly, who lives off the generosity of various New York City gentlemen, while refusing...
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Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer' Debuts At Number One

September 29th, 2014 8:24am EDT
The Equalizer
"The Equalizer" easily took the top spot at the weekend box office, making $35 million in ticket sales.

The film, starring Denzel Washington, centers on McCall, a man who attempts to put his mysterious past behind him and live a new, quiet life. But when he meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young woman controlled by a group of violent Russian gangsters, McCall decides to help her. If someone has a problem and the odds are stacked against them, McCall will step in. He is The Equalizer.

"The Equalizer" is the third best opening of Washington's career, followed by "American Gangster" and "...
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Check Out 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' On DVD, Blu-ray & More Sept. 30

September 28th, 2014 6:35am EDT
Check Out 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' On DVD, Blu-ray & Mo
In "Transformers: Age of Extinction," Autobots and Decepticons have all but disappeared from Earth following an epic showdown that saved the world but left a great city in tatters.

As humanity reorganizes after the battle, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history while an ancient, powerful new menace threatens the planet.

With help from a new group of humans, Optimus Prime and the Autobots prepare to face their biggest challenge ever, which will ultimately lead to a climactic battle that pans the world.

Mark Wahlberg, Brenton Thwaites, Nicole Pelz,...
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Interview: Jeremy Renner Talks 'Kill The Messenger,' 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron,' And His 'Bourne' Future

September 27th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Interview: Jeremy Renner Talks 'Kill The Messenger,' 'Avengers:
Jeremy Renner is an actor's actor. At least that's what we've come to believe. In the short time since he's exploded into the mainstream with an Oscar-nominated performance in Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker", Renner has become something of a multi-purpose performer. He's proven his capabilities in a variety of different genres, from bank robbers to superheroes, and he seems keen on stretching his talents as far as they can go.

In his new film, the politically-charged thriller "Kill The Messenger", Renner takes on the true life tale of San Jose Mercury News journalist Gary Webb, wh...
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Check Out Robert De Niro In 'Once Upon A Time In America' Extended Director's Cut Collector's Edition

September 27th, 2014 5:16am EDT
Once Upon A Time In America
The drama "Once Upon A Time In America" is about the rise and fall of Jewish-American gangsters in New York at the beginning of the century through the 1960s.

The film, originally released in 1984, centers on David "Noodles" Aarronson (Robert De Niro) and Max (James Woods), Jewish childhood pals who become gangsters during Prohibition and reunite 35 years later. Joe Pesci, Jennifer Connelly, Elizabeth McGovern and Treat Williams also star.

Italian filmmaker Sergio Leone directed the film, which was nominated for two Golden Globe awards for best director and best original score.

The 251-m...
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Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'What To See'

September 26th, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 - 'What To See'
It’s fest time in the great north and Canadian correspondent (and my film expert father!) Michael Coleman will be tackling the good, the bad and the snowed from Vancouver International Film Fest 2014 all for your movie pleasure – take it away Dad!

While the upcoming Vancouver International Film Festival 2014 taking place Sept. 25 through Oct. 10 (go to www.viff.org for more details!) does not have the name or the red carpet glitz of a Toronto or Cannes event it is one of, if not the, biggest and most attended fest in North America. Over 500 screenings, 341 films from 75 countries, over 16 ...
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