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Mother Of Dragons Emilia Clarke Was Offered 'Fifty Shades' Role

May 28th, 2015 2:25pm EDT
Emilia Clarke Turned Down 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' - Her Reason Ma
Emilia Clarke, most known for playing Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen in HBO's "Game Of Thrones," was offered the role of Anastasia Steele in "Fifty Shades of Grey." Dakota Johnson, daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, would up taking the part.

Clarke told Marie Claire UK, "I really wanted to work with [director] Sam Taylor-Johnson because she's f---ing amazing. But there is a huge amount of nudity in the film. I'll never say, 'I'm never doing nudity' because I've already done it, but I thought I might get stuck in a pigeonhole that I would have struggled to get out of."

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Dances With Films Festival 2015 - 'What To See'

May 28th, 2015 11:15am EDT
Dances With Films Festival 2015 - 'What To See'
With a barrage of way too many big budget studio flops lately, nothing delivers divine diversity more then a film festival and for those who live in Los Angeles your cinematic prayers have been answered! Starting today the very illustrious Dances With Films Festival 2015 (Year 18 and counting!) will be taking place at the TLC Chinese Theaters (Hollywood & Highland) from May 28-June 7. (Head over to www.danceswithfilms.com for more info!) The fest, which started way back in 1988, focuses on films by folks fresh out of the movie gate with vision, creativity and a true indie spirit. We’re ...
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DVD Review: 'Debug' - Worth The Money?

May 28th, 2015 10:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'Debug'
Ready to go head to head with an aggressive computer program? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Debug" out June 9 from Ketchup Entertainment. We see if man or machine is more powerful below!

Title: "Debug"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Jeananne Goossen, Adam Butcher, Jason Momoa

Director: David Hewlett

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 86 minutes

Release Company: Ketchup Entertainment

Website: www.KetchupEntertainment.com

The Flick: The lush looking sci-fi flick "Debug" is quite a feat for writer/director David Hewlett. It’s got a complex story (a gang of hackers gets in...
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Scoop On The Next 'Fast & Furious' Film

May 27th, 2015 9:14am EDT
Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel has once again indicated that "Fast & Furious 8" will be set in New York.

On Tuesday, the posted an image on Instagram with the "Fast & Furious 8" logo and the New York skyline in the background. He captioned the image: #TorettoTuesday. Diesel plays Dominic Toretto in the franchise. The upcoming film will open in theaters in April, 2017.

Early last month the star also teased about the film's next location. He told Jimmy Kimmel: "You know I always think of these films multiple pictures in advance. I think of them as trilogies. So, Kurt Russell came in for this movie ["Furious 7"...
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Hawaiians Are Quite Upset About New Film 'Aloha'

May 26th, 2015 9:10am EDT
Native Hawaiians Slam Cameron Crowe's 'Aloha' For Insulting Thei
The Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) is very unhappy with Cameron Crowe's new film "Aloha" for not including enough Asian-Pacific Islanders in the project.

MANAA representative Guy Aoki told the New York Post in a press release, "Caucasians only make up 30 percent of the population (of Hawaii), but from watching this film, you'd think they made up 99 percent.

"This comes in a long line of films - The Descendants, 50 First Dates, Blue Crush, Pearl Harbor - that uses Hawaii for its exotic backdrop but goes out of its way to exclude the very people who live there. It's an ins...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Sleepaway Camp II & III' - Collector's Edition - Worth The Money?

May 25th, 2015 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Sleepaway Camp II & III' - Collector's Edition
Ready to spend some unhappy time with everyone’s favorite sex-changed crazy camp counselor Angela? Then follow us as we check out both new to Blu-ray flicks "Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers" (Collector’s Edition) and "Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland" (Collector’s Edition) out June 9 from Scream Factory, the genre division of Shout! Factory. We see if fans will be happy campers with these releases reviewed below!

Title: "Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers" (CE)

Grade: 3

Cast: Pamela Springsteen, Renee Estevez, Walter Gotell

Director: Michael A. Simpson

Rating: R

Runtime:...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Cut Bank' - Worth The Money?

May 25th, 2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Cut Bank'
Ready to visit a town filled with folks who have a myriad of secrets and sins? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Cut Bank" out May 26 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if there’s hope for the shifty residents below!

Title: "Cut Bank"

Grade: 4

Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Teresa Palmer, Michael Stuhlbarg

Director: Matt Shakman

Rating: R

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "Cut Bank" is a well written entertaining flick about a group of small town yokels that become entangled in a g...
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Chris Pratt Apologizes For 'JurassicGate'

May 24th, 2015 11:53am EDT
Chris Pratt Says He's 'Just Dumb' & Pre-Apologizes For 'Offensiv
Chris Pratt, known for "Parks and Recreation" and "Guardians of the Galaxy" is apologizing for anything offensive he might have said (or will say) while promoting his new film "Jurassic World."

The actor, 35, wrote on Facebook: "I want to make a heartfelt apology for whatever it is I end up accidentally saying during the forthcoming ‪#‎JurassicWorld‬ press tour. I hope you understand it was never my intention to offend anyone and I am truly sorry. I swear. I'm the nicest guy in the world. And I fully regret what I (accidentally will have) said in (the upcoming foreign and domestic) intervi...
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Reese Witherspoon To Play Popular Fairy

May 23rd, 2015 8:49am EDT
Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has landed the role of the world's most famous fairy in an upcoming live action film.

The actress is set to play Peter Pan's tiny sidekick Tinker Bell in Disney's Tink, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Oscar-winner will co-produce with her Pacific Standard production company partner Bruna Papandrea, and Victoria Strouse is set to pen the script. Strouse also wrote the script for Pixar's upcoming Finding Dory, the sequel to smash hit Finding Nemo.

THR reports that the story will have a similar style to that of last year's Maleficent, in that Tink's origin story w...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - Do You Remember 'Runaway Train' From 1985

May 22nd, 2015 12:15pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 1985 Action / Drama 'Runaway Train'
Since character actor Eric Roberts was so humble as to grace the latest horror outing "The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence)" with his fine performance presence, it felt right to rehash the very best of Roberts via his powerful past work – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Amidst some very intense early films (see "Star 80!") and fabulous collaborations (see him with Mickey Rourke in "The Pope of Greenwich Village!"), this week’s choice is by far Robert’s finest hour. It’s a harrowing drama that shows what happens when human conflict and mechanical difficulties collide. There’s simpl...
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