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Movie Reviews: Schwarzenegger In 'Maggie' & Western Thriller 'Echoes Of War'

May 7th, 2015 12:15pm EDT
Movie Reviews: Horror Drama 'Maggie' & Western Thriller 'Echoes
Somber cinema is the order of the week with a couple of flicks that mire their madness in mood. Zombies, the effects of war and the bravado of men fill in the films here as we check out "Maggie" and "Echoes of War" – encapsulated reviews below.

Title: "Maggie"

Stars: 2

Genre: Horror / Drama

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Abigail Breslin

Director: Henry Hobson

Rating: PG-13

Running Time: 95 Minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions

Website: http://maggiethefilm.com/

The most notable revelation about the new drama "Maggie" actually has nothing to do with the act...
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'Fifty Shades Of Grey' (Unrated Edition) Released

May 7th, 2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' (Unrated Edition)
Can bondage play a part in a budding romance? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Fifty Shades of Grey (Unrated Edition)" out May 8 from Universal Home Entertainment. We review the rules of the red room below!

Title: "Fifty Shades of Grey (Unrated Edition)"

Grade: 3

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Marcia Gay Harden

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

Rating: Unrated

Runtime: 129 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.UniversalHiDef.com

The Flick: As a film "Fifty Shades of Grey" has both good and bad points. On the positi...
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Curious For More? 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Arrives On Blu-ray & DVD May 8

May 7th, 2015 5:36am EDT
Check Out 'Fifty Shades Of Grey,' Now On Digital And On Blu-ray
Based on the immensely popular novel by E.L. James, "Fifty Shades of Grey" centers on innocent college student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson), who meets the young, brilliant and beautiful entrepreneur Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) and is surprised to discover that she desires him deeply. In turn, Christian finds himself intrigued by, and unable to resist, the extremely attractive and independent Ana.

However, Christian makes clear that their relationship must proceed on his own terms. Initially hesitant about Christian's shocking erotic preferences, Ana uncovers the man's secrets, demon...
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Martin Freeman Joins 'Captain America' Cast

May 6th, 2015 8:15am EDT
Martin Freeman Lands Mystery Role In Marvel's 'Captain America:
Martin Freeman was an office drone, a hobbit and a Watson. Now, he's going to be a superhero!

Well, maybe. Freeman just signed on to "Captain America: Civil War," the third "Captain America" film due out next year. It's extremely exciting news, especially for the exceedingly large Freeman and Marvel fanbases that now have an excuse to merge into one giant conglomerate.

There's just one problem: we have no idea who he's playing.

"Civil War," will see Captain America (Chris Evans) butt heads with Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), and the superhero community split in two as everyone picks a si...
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'Indiana Jones 5' Is Definitely Happening -- But Not Anytime Soon

May 5th, 2015 9:55pm EDT
Indiana Jones
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that a fifth Indiana Jones movie will definitely happen, but it probably won't be anytime soon.

During her interview with Vanity Fair magazine to promote this December's continuation of the Star Wars saga in the J.J. Abrams-directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Kennedy confirmed that Disney is set to continue on with the franchise.

The film studio landed the rights to Indiana Jones following its blockbuster deal to acquire Lucasfilm from George Lucas for a mere $4 billion; inking a deal with Paramount to land the series, along with small...
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These 80s Soundtracks Made The Movie Better

May 5th, 2015 8:35pm EDT
80's Soundtracks
"Out of Bounds," "D.C. Cab" and "Trick or Treat?" I know what you’re thinking film fans – how can these selections be on a top ten list involving memorable 80’s soundtracks? Easy! This is not a conventional list of groundbreaking iconic big budget studio films where the music that matches the movie. (Meaning "Top Gun," "Flashdance" and "Footloose" are out!) The flicks that inhabit this list are somewhat smaller lessor known films – some amazing, some just okay – that all have savory soundtracks that enhance the viewing pleasure in common. So while some of the flicks below feature at t...
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Ryan Gosling's Debut, 'Lost River,' Arrives On Blu-ray & DVD May 5

May 5th, 2015 5:14am EDT
Check Out Ryan Gosling's Debut, 'Lost River,' On Blu-ray & DVD M
"Lost River" takes place in the crumbling decay of a city in ruin. Billy (Christina Hendricks, "Mad Men"), a single mother to two sons, barely makes a living as a waitress.

When a sinister banker threatens her family with eviction, Billy is driven to find work in a lurid nightclub where violence passes as entertainment.

The film is a dark fairy tale about love, family and the fight for survival in the face of danger.

Saoirse Ronan, Matt Smith, Ian De Caestecker, Eva Mendes and Ben Mendelsohn also star.

The film is actor Ryan Gosling's directorial debut and screened at the SXSW Film Fest...
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Behind-The-Scenes Photos And Video Reveal A Lot More About 'The Force Awakens'

May 4th, 2015 5:31pm EDT
Star Wars TFA Vanity Fair
A shoot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz for the June issue of Vanity Fair magazine has confirmed some of the casting rumors about Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The legendary photographer got to go behind-the-scenes on the set of the new film, snapping several never-before-seen photos (see them here) and revealing some interesting details about the first film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, directed by J.J. Abrams.

Mild Spoilers Ahead...

The cover features old heroes Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) with new characters Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), an...
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First 'Suicide Squad' Image Features Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Killer Croc & More!

May 4th, 2015 12:50pm EDT
First Cast Photo From 'Suicide Squad' Features Margot Robbie As
The first cast photo from next year's Suicide Squad (minus Jared Leto's Joker, of course) was released by David Ayer early last month, and over the weekend the director shared the first photo of the DC Comics villains in their full makeup and costumes (again sans Leto.

"Task Force X assembled and ready," he wrote on Twitter.

The film features a rogues gallery of baddies brought together by a secret government agency to assist with black ops missions in exchange for their freedom from Belle Reve prision.

Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn) and Will Smith (Deadshot) head up the cast with Leto and...
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Check Out Romantic Comedy 'Love, Rosie' On DVD May 5

May 3rd, 2015 5:57am EDT
Love Rosie
Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie (Lily Collins) and Alex (Sam Claflin) have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side.

A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different directions.

As each navigates the complexities of life, love and everything in between, they always find their way back to each other - but is it just friendship, or something more?

Based on the novel "Love, Rosie" written by Cecelia Ahern.
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