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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Exo Zombies Teaser Trailer

19 December 2014 10:33 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Exo Zombies are coming to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and this Dlc’s star-studded cast includes John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan, and Jon Bernthal. Here’s a look at the new trailer that teases the exo zombie outbreak you’ll have a chance to stop in early 2015:

“Untrained and unprepared, four Atlas employees must survive a horror unlike any other. John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan, and Jon Bernthal star in Exo Zombies, coming to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Dlc in 2015.

The first chapter of Exo Zombies is included with the Havoc Dlc pack or as part of the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass. Get the Season Pass for access to four exciting Dlc packs at one great price, each delivering a collection of new, thrilling multiplayer content, bonus weapons, and more:

http://www.callofduty.com/advancedwarfare/season-pass”

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- Jonathan James

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Who Do You Think You Are?: Season Six Debuts on TLC

17 December 2014 6:39 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

TLC has announced that Who Do You Think You Are? will return for a fifth season on February 24th. The eight new episodes will include celebrities Julie Chen, Angie Harmon, Sean Hayes, and Bill Paxton.

Here are the details:

New Celebrities Get The Experience Of A Lifetime On New Season Of "Who Do You Think You Are?" On TLC

All-new season set to premiere February 24

The two-time Emmy nominated series is back with eight new hour-long episodes and a brand new batch of celebrity contributors. Executive Produced by Lisa Kudrow and Dan Bucatinsky, Who Do You Think You Are? continues to shed light on the mysterious, and often surprising, family histories of some of America's famous faces. The season premieres Tuesday, February 24 at 10/9c.

Today TLC announces half of the featured celebrity contributors »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Is J.August Richards’s Deathlok Returning to Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

17 December 2014 11:47 AM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

While Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is still months away from its already highly anticipated mid-season premiere in March of 2015, it’s not stopping us from reporting all the latest news we can get about the show while we wait. Today we may have something very exciting to look forward to. One of the characters that had a large presence last season and had a huge fan following was the character of Mike Peterson a.k.a. Deathlok, played by the marvelously talented J. August Richards who is most-known for his role Gunn Charles on the Joss Whedon drama Angel, the spin-off show of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The last time we saw him on the show was in the season one finale, where he told Skye (now also known as Daisy) that he had to go into hiding after he was controlled by John Garrett (Bill Paxton) and Hydra. »

- Andy

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Nightcrawler Starring Jake Gyllenhaal to Investigate Blu-ray, DVD and Digital in Early 2015

8 December 2014 7:56 AM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Jake Gyllenhaal goes hunting on the streets of Los Angeles for crime scenes in Nightcrawler, the dark thriller from Open Road Films that Universal Studios Home Entertainment has dated for release on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD.

The Digital HD version of Nightcrawler will arrive first on January 27, 2015. Blu-ray and DVD prospective owners will have to wait until February 10, 2015 to spin the Nightcrawler Blu-ray at home.

Nightcrawler also stars Rene Russo, Bill PaxtonMichael Papajohn and Marco Rodriguez. Produced for approximately $8.5 million, Nightcrawler has earned roughly $36.3 million at the global box office, while Universal hopes that star Jake Gyllenhaal lands himself awards nominations in the coming months.

Universal is packaging Nightcrawler on Blu-ray as a combo pack release with DVD and Digital HD. The feature film will be presented in 2.4:1 1080p video and 5.1 DTS-hd Master Audio. Bonus features are fairly light and include the following:

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Nightcrawler injects fresh blood into anemic B.O.

30 November 2014 4:20 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

In a lousy session for new releases, Nightcrawler was the best of a bad lot in Australian cinemas last weekend.

Jake Gyllenhaal.s chilling turn as a sociopath in writer-director Dan Gilroy.s biting satire of media exploitation and corruption delivered $576,000 on 96 screens.

That's a reasonable start for the indie thriller co-starring Riz Ahmed, Rene Russo and Bill Paxton, which has earned $US28.7 million in its first month in the Us.

Nationwide takings plunged by 37% to $11.1 million, which was way below the corresponding week for the past two years, according to Rentrak.s estimates.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 raked in nearly $5.8 million, despite selling around half as many tickets as in the opening weekend, but has amassed a lucrative $20.8 million.

Chris Nolan.s Interstellar banked $1.6 million in its fourth orbit, down 25%, advancing to $15.6 million.

Paul Fenech's Fat Pizza vs Housos opened with a mediocre $296,000 on 121 screens, »

- Don Groves

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Agents of Shield, Ep. 2.08, “The Things We Bury”: That escalated quickly

19 November 2014 10:27 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Agents of Shield, Season 2, Episode 8: “The Things We Bury”

Written by DJ Doyle

Directed by Milan Cheylov

Airs Tuesdays at 9pm (Et) on ABC

Warning: This review contains major spoilers this episode of Agents of Shield.

The best way to sum up “The Things We Bury” is Grant’s observation that, “Nothing stays buried forever,” and wow, this episode finds some dark stuff buried in the past. Hydra’s human experimentation in Nazi Germany, Grant’s troubled family history, and what exactly happened to Skye’s mother is all revealed in full, gory detail. Agents of Shield is generally a family-friendly show, but “The Things We Bury” is violent and disturbing in a way that audiences have not seen before. It also might be the best episode of season two.

Season two of Agents of Shield tied in significantly with Agent Carter in “Shadows” and “The Things We Bury »

- Rachel Kolb

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2014 Napa Film Festival Variety’s 10 Producers to Watch Brunch Photos

18 November 2014 5:20 AM, PST | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

We have added a set pictures from the event 2014 Napa Film Festival and Variety’s 10 Producers to Watch Brunch at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Guests included Shailene Woodley, Katie Mustard, Michelle Monaghan, Christa Campbell, Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard, Matthew Lillard, Carla Gugino, Bill Paxton, Eric Robinson, Christine Baumgartner and Kevin Costner, Lati Grobman, Kevin Costner and Jessica Elbaum. Photos are copyright by Jonathan Shensa / PR Photos. Shailene Woodley attending the 2014 Napa Film Festival for Variety’s 10 Producers to Watch Brunch at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone at the Culinary Institute of America […] »

- James Wray

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Shelf Life: Frailty

16 November 2014 7:00 AM, PST | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Every week, Shelf Life sees Tom White select and talk about a movie that lives on his DVD shelf, one he thinks we should all see. Long before the McConaissance, Matthew McConaughey existed in a wasteland of romantic comedy fluff, his considerable talents wasted by the actor being typecast as the romantic lead of choice. But in 2002, just before the is new career path could take hold, came Frailty, a dark psychological thriller that marked a very impressive directorial debut from Bill Paxton, and, is in fact, a true forgotten gem in both mens back catalogue. Even though his name and face being all over the promotional material for Frailty, McConaughey's role, as Fenton Meiks, in this is quite small for the most part, acting more as a framing device as he tells the story of his childhood in a small Texas town with his younger brother and deeply religious »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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When bad marketing happens to great projects: 'Edge of Tomorrow,' 'Terriers' & more

14 November 2014 9:00 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Last night, I finally got around to watching "Edge of Tomorrow" — or, as it's been retitled for home video, "Live. Die. Repeat." (Much more on that in a minute.) I had heard good things from friends and fellow critics, several of whom called it their favorite film of this past summer, and it was as they promised: funny and clever and absolutely kick-ass, with great performances from Emily Blunt and Bill Paxton, and a very wise pivot of the usual Tom Cruise persona to acknowledge that many of us would probably enjoy seeing him humiliated, injured and killed as often as possible in a big-budget movie. How, I wondered, had a big-budget sci-fi action film  with a star as relatively big as Cruise still is, and as well-made as this was, have been such a box office disappointment? I went on Twitter to ask for theories, and while a few »

- Alan Sepinwall

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'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Coulson finally solves the alien equation, so what's next?

11 November 2014 10:00 PM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Tuesday’s episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Blame Hydra if you get spoiled. The mystery behind the alien carvings came to a head during Tuesday’s episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., with Coulson (Clark Gregg) finally uncovering the truth that the equation was actually a blueprint for a mysterious city that the blue alien was apparently hell bent on venturing to. Basically, after the mysterious tattoo man (Brian Van Holt) carved the equation into a woman who also knew about the drawings, Coulson started to suspect that he had memories of who these people are, »

- Natalie Abrams

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Junkfood Cinema: The Holy Frail

11 November 2014 3:15 PM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Cargill and I are still slow-rolling through our month-long celebration of our favorite genre films featuring Matthew McConaughey. And this week, McGenreHey slides into one top notch religious horror flick. McConaughey bookends the flick, regaling a bewildered Powers Booth with the story of how his father (played in flashback by star/director Bill Paxton) was convinced demons were L-i-v-i-n amongst us and had to be destroyed. Download the episode to hear us heap a sacrilegious amount of love on this sadly underappreciated thriller. You should follow Brian (@Briguysalisbury), Cargill (@Massawyrm), and the show (@Junkfoodcinema). Download Episode #31 Directly On This Week’s Show: Pre-Ramble [0:00 - 1:48] The Thunder Rolls [1:49 - 44:46] Denouement [44:47 - 48:23] Films Discussed: [Click to buy, help us keep the lights on] Get In Touch With Us: Email Junkfood Cinema Follow the Show:

"Junkfood Cinema: The Holy Frail" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. It is not intended to be reproduced on other websites. If you aren't reading this in your favorite RSS »

- Brian Salisbury

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"There are so many different ways to die in Los Angeles." - Our Interview with a Real 'Nightcrawler'

5 November 2014 7:30 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Most people never think about what goes into obtaining raw news footage, but all those car crashes and police chases and gang shootings that show the worst parts of living in a big city are captured by real people who risk their lives to bring audiences closer to something they desperately want to see, even if they don't want to admit it. One of those people is Austin Raishbrook, a freelance cameraman in Los Angeles who, along with his brothers Howard and Marc, served as a technical advisor on the movie Nightcrawler. He not only gave writer-director Dan Gilroy advice on what it's like to actually spend your nights listening to police scanners in bad neighborhoods, but he also strapped bulletproof vests on stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton and Riz Ahmed to take...

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- Peter Hall

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Film Nerd 2.0: An important line is crossed with James Cameron's 'The Terminator'

3 November 2014 5:50 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

When I was 14, "The Terminator" quietly arrived in theaters, a low-budget Sf/action film starring a guy many people had dismissed already as an onscreen presence, released without much hype or much of a media presence. One of my friends had an older brother who was an usher at a local movie theater, and he would let us walk into anything we wanted to see, pretty much as many times as we wanted. It's where we spent most Friday and Saturday nights for most of '84 and '85, and I tried to see everything that played there. With "The Terminator," though, it was special. Every weekend, no matter what else was out, we'd also see "The Terminator" at least once. The entire time it played, we kept going back. It was so obviously something special, something better than it had to be, and I found the whole thing so thrillingly made. »

- Drew McWeeny

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‘Ouija’ Wins Halloween Squeaker As Holdovers Guard Box Office Stash

3 November 2014 1:49 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Final Update Monday, 1:42 p.m.: Halloween offered slim pickings for the new kids on the box office block combing for treats this weekend, though several holdovers did a surprisingly good job at protecting their stash. Bill Murray, Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck, in particular, exercised a solid grip in October’s final weekend.

That weekend went to Ouija, the $5M Blumhouse Prods. chiller that became the first horror film of the year to land at No. 1 — and one of the few fright flicks ever to do it twice. While The Purge: Anarchy and Annabelle gave the genre a much-needed adrenaline shot, neither took the top spot. With a dearth of newcomers on Halloween (which usually carves at least 15% from weekend revenues), the board game adaptation became the de facto choice for audiences determined to get out of the house for something other than Halloween festivities. Its drop of »

- Scott Bowles

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Four World Premiere Restorations At 2015 TCM Film Festival Include Ron Howard’s Apollo 13 & Stanley Kubrick’s Spartacus

3 November 2014 11:54 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has landed four film restorations set to make their world premieres during the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival, taking place March 26-29, 2015, in Hollywood. The movies, each from a different era in cinema history, including Ron Howard’s Apollo 13 (1995), Stanley Kubrick’s Spartacus (1960), William Dieterle’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) and Charles Reisner and Buster Keaton’s Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928). The Keaton comedy will be accompanied by legendary silent film composer Carl Davis conducting the world premiere performance of his new score for the film.

Earlier this month, TCM announced that the theme for the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival will be History According to Hollywood:

The Old West. Medieval England. Ancient Rome. Hollywood has found endless inspiration in re-creating historical moments and bringing to life the heroes and villains of the past, creating a form of time travel for audiences through the ages and around the world. »

- Melissa Thompson

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Nightcrawler movie review: how news gets broken

3 November 2014 8:09 AM, PST | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

Noirish 1950s cynicism meets nasty 1970s Corman-esque exploitation in a thriller that is uncomfortable, unpleasant, unforgiving, and pretty darn brilliant. I’m “biast” (pro): love Jake Gyllenhaal

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

It’s like noirish 1950s cynicism meets nasty 1970s Corman-esque exploitation: Nightcrawler, the directorial debut from screenwriter Dan Gilroy (The Bourne Legacy), is uncomfortable, unpleasant, unforgiving, and pretty darn brilliant. Jake Gyllenhaal’s Louis Bloom is a gaunt specter haunting scenes of real-life horror — car accidents; home invasions — in Los Angeles, ready with his camera to shoot whatever gory footage he can capture to sell to the highest bidder among the local news stations; if it bleeds, it leads, and that means ratings bonanza, so the gorier and more fear-mongering the better.

For Louis, previously a semiprofessional vandal selling stolen copper wiring and manhole covers to scrap-metal merchants, »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Edge Of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review

3 November 2014 7:28 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Seriously, are we supposed to call it Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow now? That’s what the packaging of the Blu-ray (and its title on VOD) suggests, which is odd for a movie that made a little over a hundred million domestically.  Generally that sort of rebranding happens when a film flops, but perhaps this change was made because that’s what audiences thought the title was from the marketing.  Regardless, this Tom Cruise sci-fi action movie was easily one of the better movies of this past summer, but perhaps Cruise fatigue or title confusion left the film to underperform.  Starring alongside Emily Blunt and Bill Paxton, Cruise does great work in this video game-inspired film and my review of the Blu-ray of Edge of Tomorrow follows after the jump. Cruise stars as Major William Cage, who’s been recruited to act as a PR man for the fight »

- Andre Dellamorte

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Nightcrawler Review

2 November 2014 2:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: Dan Gilroy

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Renee Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed

Certificate: 15

Running Time: 117 minutes

Synopsis: Nightcrawler follows the journey of Lou Bloom (Gyllenhaal) as he enters the world of after-hours crime scene journalism.

Morning television in Britain is either BBC Breakfast or Good Morning Britain, both feature news but are primarily more like light-hearted magazine style shows. The States early morning shows are vastly different, focussing very much on breaking news from the night before, the more shocking the better. Nightcrawler investigates the world of those that work to bring these hard-hitting stories to the screen. We enter this seedy world, where ratings are key, via Lou Bloom, a drifter searching for a career path.

The success and validity of the film rests solely on the shoulders of Gyllenhaal. Gyllenhaal burst onto the scene in Richard Kelly’s brilliant Donnie Darko, and Nightcrawler sees him play another socially inept character. »

- Kat Smith

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Film Review: Disturbingly Refreshing, Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Nightcrawler’ is an Anti-Hero You Can’t Stop Watching

31 October 2014 4:19 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – “No one talks like that,” I kept thinking to myself about this noir thriller. But that said, “Nightcrawler” is driven by just about the most entertaining dialogue from one person I’ve seen all year.

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Despite the fact that he’s living in a warped alternate version of the reality you and I know, you can’t stop listening to the way a narcissistic, zombie-like Jake Gyllenhaal puts people in their place. You know immediately that this typically 180-pound man – who shed 20 pounds to become the gaunt Lou Bloom and is hungry both literally and figuratively – is more than an odd bird. He clearly exhibits sociopathic behavior and that side of him is certainly disturbing, but there’s another side I actually find refreshing.

He doesn’t sugar coat because he doesn’t know how to. He speaks so decisively and matter-of-factly. His words are the epitome of being blunt, »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Nightcrawler Review: A Self-Made Monster

31 October 2014 3:44 PM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

These sure are strange times that we live in. News is broadcast not only in 24/7 cycles online and on cable, but networks have gone so far as to embrace social media to not only gather news, but report it. With such a demand for stories that will force people to tune in, an entire subculture of pseudo-journalists has been born. TMZ is the prime example, as now major news networks share the stories that TMZ's paparazzi dig up on a nightly basis, and The National Enquirer, long considered tabloid, is now used as a source for critical feature stories. Strange times indeed.

In Nightcrawler, Jake Gyllenhaal stars a Lou Bloom, a man who is always thinking two steps ahead, and is quite literally doing anything he can to not only survive, but thrive in Los Angeles. Jobless, but with grand ideas, Lou steals and robs to make ends meet, always »

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