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First Look: The 'Ted 2' Trailer Has Arrived And It’s Spectacular

January 29th, 2015 4:00pm EST
The 'Ted 2' Trailer Has Arrived And It’s Spectacular
America’s favorite foul mouthed, beer drinking, bong hitting teddy bear is back. That’s right, the first ‘Ted 2’ trailer has arrived and is inappropriately hilarious as we would expect.

John Bennett’s (Mark Wahlberg) teddy bear has finally grown up and found a wife. Now the couple wants to have a baby, only catch is that Ted and Tami-Lynn need to prove he’s a person in a court of law.

Along with Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane as the voice of Ted, the cast consists of Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Amanda Seyfried, Patrick Warburton and more.

For those that forgot, in 2012 ‘Ted’ grossed ...
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Why Does Jesse Ventura Think 'American Sniper's' Chris Kyle Is No Hero?

January 29th, 2015 12:30pm EST
Why Does Jesse Ventura Think 'American Sniper's' Chris Kyle Is N
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has no interest in the blockbuster film "American Sniper."

Ventura, a former Navy SEAL, won $1.8 million in a defamation lawsuit last year against the estate of the late Chris Kyle, the SEAL protagonist of the hit movie.

The former governor testified that Kyle fabricated a chapter in his "American Sniper" regarding an incident between the two which reportedly took place in a California bar in 2006. Kyle reportedly punched Ventura for allegedly saying the SEALs "deserved to lose a few" in Iraq. The former wrestler said the incident never occurred.

The j...
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Movie Reviews: 'Everly' / 'Amira & Sam'

January 29th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Movie Reviews: 'Everly' / 'Amira & Sam'
Action and romance don’t always go hand in hand, but for the review purposes this week they do! We’re checking out two new films that could not be more different if they tried – one an action yarn and the other a sweet love story. Check below for reviews of the gun-toting "Everly" and dramatic "Amira & Sam" below!

Title: "Everly"

Stars: 2 1/2

Genre: Action / Drama

Cast: Salma Hayek, Jennifer Blanc, Togo Igawa

Director: Joe Lynch

Rating: R

Running Time: 92 Minutes

Release Company: RADiUS-TWC

Website: www.radiustwc.com/

"Everly" has a lot going for it – a hot lead in the for...
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One Killed On Set Of Latest Martin Scorsese Film

January 29th, 2015 12:10pm EST
Worker Killed On Set Of Latest Martin Scorsese Film 'Silence'
One worker died and two others were injured when an old structure under renovation for Martin Scorsese’s next film, “Silence" collapsed.

Workers in Taiwan were fortifying the 83-year-old structure at the Chinese Culture and Movie Center ahead of production for Scorsese’s historical drama.

Taiwan's Central News Agency said Chen Yu-lung was killed and two other men were injured when scaffolding around a building being torn down suddenly collapsed. All three were Taiwanese contractors hired by the film's producers.

Based on the book by Shusaku Endo, about Jesuit priests facing resistance in...
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Blu-ray Review: 'ABCs Of Death 2'

January 29th, 2015 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'ABCs Of Death 2'
The dark alphabet is calling…a second time! We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray anthology flick "ABCs Of Death 2" out Feb. 3 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We see if the letters are horror worthy below!

Title: "ABCs Of Death 2"

Grade: 4

Cast: Various

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 122 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com

The Flick: I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again - "ABCs Of Death 2" is a far better sequel. Encompassing much more cool carnage (the axe head hits in 'Capital Punishment' will haunt me f...
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DVD Review: 'A Bet's A Bet'

January 29th, 2015 10:10am EST
DVD Review: 'A Bet's A Bet'
Ready to do battle of the sexes? Then follow us as we check out the new romantic comedy "A Bet’s A Bet" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We review the male and female play by play below.

Title: "A Bet’s A Bet"

Grade: 3

Cast: Geoff Stults, Mena Suvari, Josh Hopkins

Director: Jonathan Silverman & Jennifer Finnigan

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 97 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: Light, fluffy, but also very witty in its writing, "A Bet’s A Bet" is harmless enjoyable fun fare. There’s decent comedy (t...
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Which Four Actresses Will Star in the 'Ghostbusters' Reboot?

January 28th, 2015 2:31pm EST
Which Four Actresses Will Star In The 'Ghostbusters' Reboot?
A third "Ghostbusters" film has been in the works for decades. And for decades, we've wondered... who will be the next souls to step into those unflattering beige jumpsuits and vanquish slimy evil?

Well, now we know. The four leads of Paul Feig's upcoming "Ghostbusters" reboot have been revealed. And the winners are:

Melissa McCarthy

Kristen Wiig

Leslie Jones

Kate McKinnon

And if you weren't aware of it until reading those four names- the Ghostbusters are an all-female team this time around.

Of the four, two have close connections to Feig- both McCarthy and Wiig both starred in Feig...
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Is Chris Pratt The Next 'Indiana Jones' For Disney?

January 28th, 2015 12:36pm EST
Can Chris Pratt Breathe New Life Into The 'Indiana Jones' Franch
Will Chris Pratt breathe new life into the upcoming Disney films remake of the successful "Indiana Jones" franchise?

Just last year, Pratt was known best for his work on "Parks & Recreation" fans. Today, he is an in-demand actor and one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood.

An "Indiana Jones" reboot is still in the early development stages with Disney. The studio, which acquired the rights to the "Indiana Jones" franchise from Paramount in 2013, plans to dust off the adventures of the archeologist, who was played by Harrison Ford in four movies between 1981 and 2008.

In an exclusive f...
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DVD Review: 'Exists'

January 28th, 2015 12:20pm EST
DVD Review: 'Exists'
Bigfoot. Nuff said. Join us on a hunt for the hairy guy as we check out the new to DVD flick "Exists" out Feb. 3 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review both the myths and realities below!

Title: "Exists"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Dora Madison Burge, Samuel Davis, Brian Steele

Director: Eduardo Sanchez

Rating: R

Runtime: 81 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: From Eduardo Sanchez, half of "The Blair Witch Project" duo, "Exists" is a so-so found footage flick that gets its film strength from some very savory Bigfoot ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'John Wick'

January 28th, 2015 11:10am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'John Wick'
Ready to see if Keanu can kick a little ass? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "John Wick" out Feb. 3 from Summit Home Entertainment. We see if Ted still has bodacious moves below!

Title: "John Wick"

Grade: 2

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Adrianne Palicki

Director: Chad Stahelski

Rating: R

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: For a flick with a ton of Blu-ray cover praise, I gotta say "John Wick" lacked cool prowess for me on multiple levels. From a dramatic standpoint Keanu Reev...
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