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‘The Killing’ Season 4 Poster: Linden Considers Her Dreary Options (Photo)

30 June 2014 10:58 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Linden (Mireille Enos) stares at the Seattle skyline from across the Sound in the first poster released to promote the fourth and final season of detective series “The Killing.” “The Past Can't Be Washed Away” is the season's tagline, referring to the emotional ending of season 3 wherein Linden killed her ex-partner and potential love interest James Skinner (Elias Koteas) after he revealed himself as the latest serial killer Linden and Holder (Joel Kinnaman) were tracking. See photo: Joan Allen Reports for Duty in First Photo From ‘The Killing’ Season 4 But there's no time to rest for the weary detectives, as. »

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'Devil's Knot' Featurette: Making the West Memphis 3 | Exclusive

13 June 2014 5:48 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth star in Devil's Knot, a gripping film based on the true story of the murder of three young boys in West Memphis, Ark. And the murder trial that shocked the nation. On DVD and Blu-ray this week, we have a new behind-the-scenes featurette that delves into the making of this real world drama.

Atom Egoyan's haunting true mystery about who killed three children in a small town. The police identify three teens, aka the West Memphis Three, as committing the murders during a satanic ritual but the truth may be scarier as a mother and investigator suspect all is not as it appears.

Devil's Knot was released May 9th, 2014 and stars Dane DeHaan, Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand, Elias Koteas, Stephen Moyer, Amy Ryan. The film is directed by Atom Egoyan. »

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Join our live Emmy chat with Jason Beghe ('Chicago P.D.') this Thursday

4 June 2014 3:41 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

On NBC's new drama series "Chicago Pd," Jason Beghe plays Sgt. Hank Voight. Is he actually a dirty cop or just making it appear that way?  We will ask him about that when he joins us for a live chat this Thursday, June 5, at 12:00 p.m. Pt; 3:00 p.m. Et on Gold Derby's home page. -Break- off from the peacock net's popular "Chicago Fire." Beghe's character is the shady yet loyal leader of the intelligence unit for the police department. Internal Affairs recruited him in the past to work undercover as a tainted officer, so now there is plenty of speculation that he really is dirty. Join the heated Emmy discussions going on right now in the Gold Derby message boards The program features quite a few recognizable faces, including Sophia Bush, Patrick John Flueger, Archie Kao, Elias Koteas, Jesse Lee Soffer, and Jon Seda. It is executive »

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'Devil's Knot' Blu-ray and DVD Arrive June 10th

21 May 2014 9:41 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Image Entertainment, an Rlj Entertainment brand, brings you Devil's Knot, available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on June 10, 2014. Based on the true story of the West Memphis Three, the film is directed by Academy Award Nominated Director Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) and stars Academy Award Winners Colin Firth (The King's Speech) and Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line) as well as Academy Award Nominee Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone), Golden Globe Nominee Mireille Enos (AMC's The Killing) and Stephen Moyer (HBO's True Blood).

May 5, 1993. West Memphis, Arkansas. Three young boys playing in the nearby woods never come home for dinner. In the rush to find and convict the killers, police focus on a trio of teenagers suspected of devil worship. As the mother of one of the murdered boys (Witherspoon) tries to come to grips with this unspeakable tragedy, she is desperate to believe that the killers have been »

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Devil’s Knot movie review: well-worn tracks

9 May 2014 10:01 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

Atom Egoyan is all over the real-life case of American injustice surrounding the West Memphis Three. But sadly, I’m not sure why. I’m “biast” (pro): I’ve been following the real-life story depicted here for many years; love the cast and director

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

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

Atom Egoyan, who is a pretty amazing filmmaker — his The Sweet Hereafter must be one of the saddest, wisest movies ever made — is all over the case of the West Memphis Three… and, sadly, I’m not sure why. The real-life story is already a notorious modern anti-classic of American injustice, thanks to an ongoing online campaign and four documentaries — Paradise Lost trilogy and the recent West of Memphis — devoted to the plight of the three men who, as teens, were convicted of the supposedly Satanic murders of three little »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Devil’s Knot Movie Review

8 May 2014 3:20 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: Devil’s Knot Director: Atom Egoyan Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Stephen Moyer, Elias Koteas, Burce Greenwood, Kevin Durand, James Hamrick, Kristopher Higgins, Seth Meriwether Running time: 1 hr 54 min; Unrated; In theaters 05.09.14 and VOD Director Atom Egoyan brings us a dramatization of the ordeal involving The West Memphis Three that took place in 1993. The case about three 8 year old boys who were found nude, hogtied and drowned in a creek bed in Robin Hood Hills, Arkansas. The only culprits the police identified were three teenage boys who happened to be involved in Wicca and heavy metal music; regardless they all had alibis and witnesses to  [ Read More ]

The post Devil’s Knot Movie Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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The Last Days On Mars review

14 April 2014 2:59 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Review Mark Harrison 15 Apr 2014 - 06:37

A horror movie set in space? Mark reckons you might find some of the various components of The Last Days On Mars a little familiar...

It wouldn't have been hard to slap a “The Thing Meets Gravity” or a “28 Days Later in space” strapline on the marketing campaign for The Last Days Of Mars, but it's arrived with markedly less fanfare than most mainstream horror movies released this year, pushed back from its intended release last September.

The film is a nuts-and-bolts sci-fi horror flick that played out of competition at last year's Cannes film festival, during directors' fortnight, but it's the interesting way in which it's been executed that marks it for such distinction, more than any real sort of innovation or unpredictability.

Based on The Animators, a 1975 short story by Sydney J. Bounds, the film takes place over the last 19 hours of »

- sarahd

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The Last Days on Mars review: There's little life on this Mars...

12 April 2014 4:31 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Director: Ruairi Robinson; Screenwriter: Clive Dawson; Starring: Liev Schreiber, Elias Koteas, Romola Garai, Olivia Williams; Running time: 98 mins; Certificate: 15

When a viral infection breaks out in a science fiction movie, you know the prognosis. Lots of rabid growling, black eye shadow and homicidal rampages are inevitable. Herein lies the fundamental problem with Last Days on Mars - the script's staggering overfamiliarity is an insurmountable obstacle for the impressive cast and debutant director.

The movie's timing is impressive, with Nasa recently announcing their plans for an unmanned test flight later this year for Orion - a spacecraft designed to fly to Mars. Hopefully the first person to set foot on the red planet will have a more positive experience than viewers of this movie, which fails to make one small step in the direction of originality, instead taking one giant leap into genre cliché territory.

Vincent (Liev Schreiber), Kim (Olivia Williams »

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The Last Days On Mars Review

11 April 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Excluding Total Recall, movies that involve Mars seem to be generally quite rubbish. Will The Last Days On Mars buck the trend and turn out to be something enjoyable? Sadly, the answer is a resounding no. Think Alien meets The Walking Dead and you’ll start to get the vibe about this movie. Nothing wrong with taking influence from those two amazing productions. Alien had people on the edge of their seats as it ramped up the tension scene after scene. And The Walking Dead brought incredible characters and great writing. Both productions also brought amazing antagonists to the table. Unfortunately though, The Last Days On Mars can’t hold a burnt out candle to either. Starring Liev Schreiber, Elias Koteas and Romola Garai amongst an other wise unknown cast, it follows the story of a bunch of astronauts who succumb one by one to a mysterious infection after one »

- noreply@blogger.com (Vic Barry)

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The Last Days On Mars Review

7 April 2014 12:11 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: Ruairi Robinson.

Starring: Liev Schreiber, Elias Koteas, Romola Garai, Goran Kostic, Johnny Harris, Tom Cullen, Yusra Warsama, Olivia Williams.

Running Time: 98 minutes.

Certificate: 15.

Synopsis: A group of astronaut explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while collecting specimens on Mars.

The Last Days On Mars revolves around the first manned mission to the red planet, presumably set sometime in the near future. In literally the final hours of their six-month long mission, a group of astronauts make a groundbreaking discovery: fossilised evidence of bacterial life. Intent on not returning to their home planet empty-handed, the group undertake a rogue mission to collect samples, and all kinds of hell breaks loose as a mysterious presence starts to off them one by one.

Liev Schreiber is currently experiencing somewhat of a career surge. Always a great supporting actor (showing up in the likes of X-men Origins, The Manchurian Candidate »

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The Last Days On Mars' cast list is a spoiler in itself

6 April 2014 10:00 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

It's no Moon or Solaris instead the fates of the characters in this forumlaic sci-fi are determined by its stars' relative fame and bankability

I had high hopes for The Last Days On Mars. All of the signs were good. In the United States it's distributed by Magnet Releasing, owned by that creepy overdog Mark Cuban but still importing a nice line of eccentric non-American B-movies, both good (Down Terrace) and bad (Donkey Punch), mixed in with a Malick and a Von Trier here and there. And look at this cast: Liev Schreiber, Olivia Williams, Elias Koteas no lightweights there. Makes you suspect that there might be a decent script in there somewhere, harbouring enough juicy, lysergic, mind-bending ideas to make up for the budgetary shortcomings. Perhaps I was hoping for something like Duncan Jones's soulful, melancholy Moon or maybe Soderbergh's ice-blue Solaris (I wasn't fool enough to expect »

- John Patterson

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Blu-ray Review: The Last Days on Mars

17 March 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

Genre: Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Director: Ruairi Robinson

Writers: Sydney J. Bounds (short story), Clive Dawson (screenplay)

MPAA Rating: R

Run Time: 98 minutes

Summary:

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claim all the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses, and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes they start to suspect that the life-form they have discovered is not yet dead. As the group begins to fall apart it seems their only hope is the imminent arrival of the relief ship Aurora. Directed by Ruairi Robinson, »

- Jess Orso

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First trailer for West Memphis Three drama Devil's Knot

11 March 2014 7:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The first trailer for Image Entertainment’s Devil’s Knot has been release. Based upon the book Devil’s Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three by author Mara Leveritt, the film tells the story of the three teenagers arrested for the brutal murders of three small boys in West Memphis. Check it out after the official synopsis...

“The police identify three teens, aka the West Memphis Three, as committing the murders during a satanic ritual but the truth may be scarier as a mother and investigator suspect all is not as it appears.”

The film is directed by Atom Egoyan (Chloe) and stars Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line), Colin Firth (The Railway Man), Bruce Greenwood (Flight), Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), Mireille Enos (World War Z), Kevin Durand (Lost), Elias Koteas (Chicago Pd), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone) and Stephen Moyer (True Blood).

Devil's Knot opens »

- Gary Collinson

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Trailer for The Devil's Knot with Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon

11 March 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

This is the second trailer for the Atom Egoyan-directed film The Devil's Knot, which stars Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon. The movie tells the true story Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley, who were wrongly convicted for the May 1993 killings of three 8-year-old boys from West Memphis, Ark. 18 years later they were finally released from prison. I've been following their story for years. There have been a series of documentaries made about this terrible tragedy, but a lot more people will hear about it with the release of this movie.

The film also stars Dane DeHaan, Mireille Enos, Bruce Greenwood, Elias Koteas, Stephen Moyer, and Amy Ryan. Here's the detailed synopsis.

Atom Egoyan dramatizes the fallout from the notorious 1993 West Memphis murders, focusing on the grieving mother (Reese Witherspoon) of one of the murdered boys as she grows increasingly troubled by the lynch-mob fever that grips the town. »

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The West Memphis 3 Dramatised In ‘Devil’s Knot’ Trailer

10 March 2014 3:25 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Devil’S Knot tells the unfathomable true story of the murder of three young boys and the conviction of three other boys despite a lack of evidence. World renowned as the West Memphis 3, the story has continued its momentum over the last two decades due to unprecedented coverage in the form of three documentaries which made up the Paradise Lost trilogy as well as West Memphis. The three boys accused received an outpouring of support from the likes of celebrities including Metallica and Johnny Depp, but no amount of pressure seemed enough. The boys (now men) were eventually released in 2011 after entering an Alford Plea.

Now it’s time to see the case brought into the world of dramatic reenactment from director Atom Egoyan. His adpatation of the novel Devil’S Knot will explore the case using hindsight, as a lawyer (Colin Firth) becomes the only one willing to stand up for the accused. »

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West Memphis Three Thriller 'Devil's Knot' Gets New Trailer

10 March 2014 3:20 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Image Entertainment has released the second trailer for the upcoming true story adaptation Devil's Knot, following the trailer released in November by the film's Canadian distributor, Remstar Films. Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth star in this adaptation of Mara Leveritt's book which chronicles the true story of the infamous West Memphis Three murder case, where three young men - Damien Wayne Echols, Jessie Miskelly, and Jason Baldwin were wrongfully convicted of murdering three eight-year-old boys in Memphis, Arkansas. Dane DeHaan, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand and Amy Ryan co-star in director Atom Egoyan's adaptation, arriving in theaters May 9 from Image Entertainment.

Based on the true crime book, Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three by Mara Leveritt, Devil's Knot tells the compelling story of three teenagers accused of the brutal 1993 murder of three 8-year old boys in Memphis, Ark. - two of them sentenced to »

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New Trailer for Devil’S Knot Starring Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth

10 March 2014 10:47 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

A new trailer for director Atom Egoyan’s real-life drama Devil’s Knot has been released online.  The film is based on the story of the West Memphis Three, who were wrongfully accused and convicted of the murder of three young boys in Arkansas in the 1990s.  Reese Witherspoon stars as the mother of one of the victims while Colin Firth plays a private investigator hired to look into the defense case.  I caught the pic at Tiff last fall and found it to be a massive disappointment.  The film has no real focus and the performances—by talented actors, mind you—are bafflingly atrocious.  Moreover, the story of Witherspoon’s character verges into exploitation territory. Hit the jump to watch the trailer, and click here to read Matt’s review.  The film also stars Alessandro Nivola, Stephen Moyer, Dane DeHaanMireille EnosBruce GreenwoodElias Koteas, and Amy Ryan. »

- Adam Chitwood

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New DVD Blu-ray: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Catching Fire,' 'An American Tail'

4 March 2014 8:30 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week

"12 Years a Slave"

What's It About? Based on the memoir by Solomon Northup, "12 Years a Slave" stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as a free man who was kidnapped from his home in New York and sold into slavery. Northup ends up on a plantation run by the cruel Edwin Epps (Michael Fassbender) and his equally awful wife (Sarah Paulson), who take special delight in tormenting another young slave named Patsey (Lupita Nyong'o).

Why We're In: The movie took him Best Picture Sunday night -- see director Steve McQueen quite literally jump for joy here -- for good reason. Nyong'o took home the Best Supporting Actress award for her wrenching performance, and John Ridley won for his adapted screenplay.

Moviefone's Top Blu-ray of the Week

"Hairspray" (1988)

What's It About? This is the original "Hairspray," which stars Ricki Lake as the adorable Tracy Turnblad. Tracy won't let anything »

- Jenni Miller

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Chicago Pd: NBC Orders Two More Episodes

31 January 2014 2:17 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The peacock network is apparently happy Chicago Pd, their new Dick Wolf series. NBC has just ordered two additional episodes, bringing the first season to 15 episodes.

Four episodes of Chicago Pd have aired so far, averaging a 1.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.8 million total viewers. It's currently the network's fourth-highest-rated scripted series. Chicago Fire is number two.

Chicago Pd follows the men and women who work at the Chicago Police Department's District 21. The cast includes Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer, Sophia Bush, Patrick Flueger, Laroyce Hawkins, Elias Koteas, Marina Squerciati, and Archie Kao.

What do you think? Do you like this Chicago Fire spin-off series? »

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Chicago Pd: Season One Ratings

30 January 2014 12:53 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Despite mediocre ratings, NBC renewed Chicago Fire for a second year and the numbers have improved this season. How will spin-off Chicago Pd do? Will it be renewed or cancelled? Let's wait and see.

Chicago Pd follows the men and women who work at the Chicago Police Department's District 21. The cast includes Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer, Sophia Bush, Patrick Flueger, Laroyce Hawkins, Elias Koteas, Marina Squerciati, and Archie Kao.

The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- usually the next day, around 11:30am Est/8:30am Pst. Refresh to see the latest.

How are your shows doing? Check the season rankings: ABC | CBS | The »

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