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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...

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 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 ...

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Reign Of Fire'

September 26th, 2014 11:20am EDT
Reign of Fire
With the lackluster new film "The Equalizer" hitting theaters this weekend, it felt like the right time to show the mundane movie powers that be that action work can still possess awesome acting…welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s movie has both popcorn fun and cool character depth all under the roof of the fantasy genre. It also introduced audiences to some of the most amazing actors of our generation while re-invigorating those already familiar. All this and dragons – oh, yeah! We’re talking about Matthew McConaughey channeling inner crazy man in the 2002 flick…"Reign of Fire!"...

David Fincher Sought A Modern-Day Faye Dunaway For 'Gone Girl'

September 26th, 2014 8:17am EDT
David Fincher Sought A Modern-Day Faye Dunaway For 'Gone Girl'
Rosamund Pike reminded filmmaker David Fincher of Faye Dunaway, and that helped the actress land the role in new thriller "Gone Girl."

The director admits he would have cast Dunaway in the role if he had made the film 40 years ago. British star Pike plays the missing wife of Ben Affleck's character.

Fincher told Playboy: "I wanted Faye Dunaway in Chinatown, where you think, 'This person has experienced avenues of pain that no one can articulate. Or Faye in Network, where it's, 'You're never going to get to the bottom of this, so just stop'.

"It's crazy how much Rosamund reminds me of Fa...

Check Out 'Are You Here' On DVD & Blu-ray Sept. 30

September 26th, 2014 6:21am EDT
Are You Here
In the comedy "Are You Here," womanizing local weatherman Steve Dallas (Owen Wilson) must accompany his off-the-grid best friend Ben (Zach Galifianakis) to his childhood home for Ben's estranged father's funeral.

The pair soon discover that Ben has inherited the family fortune, leaving the ill-equipped duo to battle Ben's formidable sister (Amy Poehler) and deal with his father's hot 25-year-old widow.

Jenna Fischer and Laura Ramsey also star.

"Are You Here" is available on DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 30.

Universal's Halloween Horror Nights Is A Thrilling & Chilling Attraction

September 26th, 2014 5:24am EDT
Universal's Halloween Horror Nights Is A Thrilling & Chilling At
Looking for some creepy entertainment this Halloween season? You must attend Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights at least once in your life, even if you’re not a huge fan of haunted houses or horror films. It’s an opportunity to: 1) test your mettle in an unfamiliar environment, 2) enjoy detailed recreations of your favorite scary films and TV series, and 3) laugh hysterically at those who don't have the constitution to stand up to zombies, vampires, clowns and other creatures that leap out from the various mazes.

For many, Halloween is one of the most anticipated holidays of the y...

Review: 'The Equalizer' A Fluffy Film That's Forgettable

September 25th, 2014 12:59pm EDT
Review: 'The Equalizer' A Fluffy Film That's Forgettable
For the sake of this review, I’m going to put aside my strong sentimental feelings for the highly underrated TV series upon which this movie is loosely based. And I’ll forget that it was a hard man in an unusual shell by the name of Edward Woodward that singlehandedly took a simple and somewhat familiar premise and elevated it to deep dark heights that lingered. But sadly even in the absence of such unforgettable beginnings, the new movie version of "The Equalizer" still manages to come out being just…okay. The cookie cutter mix of music video action sequences, clichéd bad guys and Denze...

Steven Soderberg Turns 'Raiders Of The Lost Ark' Into A Black-And-White Silent Movie -- And It's Awesome

September 24th, 2014 3:33pm EDT
Raiders of the Lost Ark blackand white
Semi-retired director Steven Soderbergh has conducted an experiment "for educational purposes only" by altering Steven Spielberg's classic 1981 film "Raiders of the Lost Ark."

Soderbergh posted his version of the film and his explanation for changing it on his blog, Extension 765, on Monday revealing that he took the entire movie and converted it to black-and-white while removing all of the film's music and dialog and replacing it with new ambient music (comprising mostly of the scores from David Fincher's films "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and "The Social Network").

Interestingly, t...

Interview: 'Run Like Hell' Actor Canyon Prince Talks Tough Guy

September 24th, 2014 1:30pm EDT
Run Like Hell
Most great genre films have an element of surprise. Be it a clever twist, witty dialogue or a character that captivates, a strong story device out of left field can certainly raise stakes. Such is the case in the new horror movie “Run Like Hell” (now available on VOD from Gravitas Ventures), an old school homage that mixes “The Devil’s Rejects” with “The Hills Have Eyes” all with a John Carpenter-esk vibe. The film follows a group of two couples stranded in a small town where nothing is as it seems. But the interesting thing is one of the four folks Luke is a red herring of sorts - a mi...

New 'True Detective' Star Vince Vaughn's Dramatic Resume

September 24th, 2014 12:07pm EDT
New 'True Detective' Star Vince Vaughn's Dramatic Resume
Many people were surprised and confused by HBO's announcement that Vince Vaughn would join Colin Farrell as the co-lead in the next season of True Detective, and we can't blame them - in recent years, Vaughn has been known for almost nothing but comedies, including Wedding Crashers, The Internship, The Watch, and his awesome cameos in the Anchorman films as Ron Burgundy's rival Wes Mantooth.

However, we'd argue that casting Vaughn in the role of Frank Semyon, "career criminal in danger of losing his empire when his move into legitimate enterprise is upended by the murder of a business part...