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‘Horrible Bosses 2′ DVD Review

27 March 2015 7:24 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz, Jonathan Banks, Lindsay Sloane | Written by Sean Anders, John Morris | Directed by Sean Anders

If ever there was a film that was not ripe for a sequel, it was Horrible Bosses. That film had a finite story, with the trio of idiots: Bateman, Sudeikis and Day, finally getting their comeuppance of their titular bosses. But of course this is Hollywood, where a film that – even when a story doesn’t warrant a sequel – if it makes enough money studio heads will go back to the well enough times to drain it dry… Hence we have Horrible Bosses 2.

This time round directing duties lie with Sean Anders, who penned the script with his frequent writing cohort Jim Morris, both of whom were behind one of the The best teen movies of the past ten years, »

- Phil Wheat

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New Projects: Patty Hearst, ‘Barbershop 3′, and a Lego spinoff

26 March 2015 11:07 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Just days after the 39th anniversary of the conviction of Patty Hearst back on March 20, 1976, Deadline is reporting that Fox 2000 has acquired the rights to a new, untitled book being written by Jeffrey Toobin about the life and kidnapping of Hearst. The writers behind Big Eyes, Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, will be adapting Toobin’s account.

Deadline is also speculating the role might also be in development for Jennifer Lawrence, but those talks are currently preliminary.

Hearst was 20 when she was kidnapped from her wealthy parents in the Hearst Publishing Family. She was later found to have changed her name to Tania and had joined up with her kidnappers, the Symbionese Liberation Army and eventually robbed a bank in San Francisco. Hearst’s story, based on her own novel, was first adapted into a film in 1988 by Paul Schrader, with Natasha Richardson in the role. Hearst is now 61.

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- Brian Welk

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Joel Edgerton directing debut titled The Gift

25 March 2015 8:29 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Stx Entertainment and Blumhouse Productions have officially titled Joel Edgerton’s feature directorial debut The Gift.

The film will open on July 31 and stars Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall and Edgerton.

Rebecca Yeldham and Jason Blum are producing the story of a married couple whose seemingly idyllic marriage is tested when the man meets an old high school acquaintance.

Sierra/Affinity handles international sales and kicked off trade at the Efm in Berlin last month. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Joel Edgerton’s Blumhouse Thriller Titled, The Gift

25 March 2015 2:10 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Formerly known as ‘Untitled Blumhouse Thriller,’ the July release from the major horror production company has been revealed: the Joel Edgerton-directed The Gift. Starring Edgerton, Rebecca Hall (The AwakeningIron Man 3) and Jason Bateman, The Gift is the Australian-born actor’s feature debut, following shorts The List and Monkeys. Seemingly about the strangers closest to us, The Gift focuses on “Simon…

The post Joel Edgerton’s Blumhouse Thriller Titled, The Gift appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Samuel Zimmerman

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Joel Edgerton’s Directing Debut Gets A Title

25 March 2015 1:15 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

The Blumhouse film had that been known around town as Weirdo now has an official title. Stx Entertainment said today that Joel Edgerton’s directorial debut is called The Gift. Deadline’s Mike Fleming Jr. reported exclusively in January that Jason Bateman will star in the psychological thriller, which is set for a July 31 release. Bateman and Rebecca Hall play Simon and Robin, a husband and wife who are out to reinvigorate their relationship with a fresh beginning in a new… »

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Actor/Director Joel Edgerton’s New Movie Officially Titled The Gift

25 March 2015 12:47 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Motion picture and television studio Stx Entertainment and Blumhouse Productions have officially titled their Joel Edgerton-helmed film The Gift, it was announced today by Adam Fogelson, Chairman of Stx Entertainment’s Motion Picture Group.

Set to debut on July 31, 2015, this chilling, contemporary psychological thriller marks the writing and directorial debut of acclaimed actor Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby, Zero Dark Thirty, Warrior), and stars Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall and Edgerton. The film is produced by Rebecca Yeldham (On the Road, The Kite Runner) and Jason Blum (Whiplash, The Purge).

Can you really go through life having never wronged anyone? Even if you are unaware of how, or when, and even who you may have wronged…chances are there is someone out there who won’t ever forget it…or you.

Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall) are a young married couple whose life is going just as planned »

- Michelle McCue

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Joel Edgerton directorial debut titled 'The Gift'

25 March 2015 11:29 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Stx Entertainment and Blumhouse Productions have found a name for the Australian multi-hyphenate’s feature directorial debut, set for release in the Us on July 31.

Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall and Edgerton star in The Gift, the story of a married couple whose seemingly idyllic marriage is tested when the man meets an old high school acquaintance.

Rebecca Yeldham and Jason Blum produce.

Sierra/Affinity handles international sales and kicked off trade at the Efm in Berlin last month. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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‘Cake’ Producer Kristin Hahn Launches Production Company Hahnscape

23 March 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Cake” producer Kristin Hahn has launched her own Los Angeles-based production company, Hahnscape Entertainment, which will focus on acquiring rights to and developing literary material she will write and produce.

Hahnscape’s first project to be developed under the banner will be “Tumbledown,” which was written by Desiree Van Til and directed by Sean Mewshaw. It will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 18.

The film follows a young woman (Rebecca Hall) who is forced to confront the loss of her acclaimed folk-singer husband and the ambiguous circumstances surrounding his death when a brash New York writer (Jason Sudeikis) visits her hometown in rural Maine to investigate the tragedy.

The banner is also developing the film “In the Flesh,” which Hahn is currently writing. She will also produce the pic along with Temple Hill.

“I’m excited to build Hahnscape Entertainment into a home for compelling, character-driven stories with »

- Justin Kroll

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Anchor Bay Signs 3-Year Distribution Deal With Gravitas

19 March 2015 3:08 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Anchor Bay Entertainment has signed a three-year distribution agreement with Gravitas Ventures, covering Blu-ray and DVD distribution rights in North America to a dozen titles a year, Variety has learned exclusively.

Among the first releases included in the agreement are “Manny,” a Manny Pacquiao documentary; “Always Woodstock,” starring Ryan Guzman, Brittany Snow and Katey Sagal; and “Lovesick,” starring Matt LeBlanc, Ali Larter and Chevy Chase.

Gravitas Ventures is an extraordinarily innovative company with an outstanding array of independent content,” said Bill Clark, president of Anchor Bay.

Clark told Variety that the deal reflects Anchor Bay’s strategy of acquiring slates rather than single titles. The company, a subsidary of Starz, already has long-term distribution agreements in place for select programming with the Weinstein Co., AMC Networks and Radius.

Clark said the moves reflect his bullishness about the overall home entertainment business despite an 11.9% decline in DVD revenues in the fourth quarter to $4.74 billion, »

- Dave McNary

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Stx Entertainment Nears 18-Picture Deal With China’s Huayi Brothers

17 March 2015 12:37 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Robert Simonds’ new film and television studio Stx Entertainment is nearing a deal with China’s Huayi Brothers Media to produce 18 films over the next three years, an individual with knowledge of the negotiations has told TheWrap. On Monday, Huayi Brothers disclosed a partnership with an unnamed American studio as part of a regulatory filing in China. It was not one of the six major studios, nor was it Lionsgate, leaving only a handful of possibilities. A spokesman for Stx Entertainment told TheWrap “we do not comment on rumors.” Also Read: Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts, Jason Bateman Headline Projects for Showtime, »

- Jeff Sneider

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The Nightmare Acquired by Gravitas Ventures for North American Distribution

13 March 2015 11:20 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Rodney Ascher took us on a tour of the secluded and ominous Overlook Hotel like never before in Room 237, a documentary about various theories on what hidden messages or themes could exist in Stanley Kubrick's film adaptation of Stephen King's The Shining. With The Nightmare, Ascher returns to the big screen with another documentary on a scary subject, one that's all too familiar for some folks: sleep paralysis. Tormented by "shadow people" and other eerie entities while unable to move their bodies, people plagued by sleep paralysis have their stories recreated in Ascher's The Nightmare (showing tonight at the SXSW Film Festival), and North American audiences can see these nighttime terrors brought to life onscreen soon, as Gravitas Ventures has acquired The Nightmare and will release it in theaters and on VOD early this summer:

"El Segundo, CA (March 13, 2015) – The Nightmare, the unique horror documentary from director »

- Derek Anderson

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First Picture of Matthew McConaughey in 'The Free State of Jones', Set for 2016 Release

9 March 2015 1:14 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Stx Entertainment has released the above first picture of Matthew McConaughey in The Free State of Jones, an upcoming Civil War drama directed by Gary Ross (The Hunger Games) now set for a March 11, 2016 release date. Ross also wrote the screenplay, which finds McConaughey playing the defiant Southern farmer Newt Knight, centering on the story of he and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Banding together with other small farmers, and with the assistance of local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones. His marriage to a former slave, Rachel (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), and his subsequent establishment of a mixed race community was unique in the post-war South. Knight continued his struggle into Reconstruction, which distinguished him as a compelling, if controversial, figure of defiance long beyond the War. Keri Russell and Mahershala Ali co-star. If »

- Brad Brevet

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New on Netflix: The best films & shows this week

9 March 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Want to keep up with all the great new content arriving on Netflix? Then you're in luck, as we'll be bringing you a round-up of the best TV shows, films, documentaries and stand-up arriving on Netflix UK every week.

Here are the latest additions to Netflix, as well as news and events worth keeping an eye on over the coming week:

The Returned (Season 1) - Episode 1

This week Netflix launches the Us remake of French TV hit The Returned, with episodes arriving weekly the day after premiere, broadcast from March 10.

The show centres around a small town in which the dead begin returning and attempting to resume the lives they left behind. And that's only the beginning of the strange goings on, with power outages and plagues of dead animals just part of the mounting mystery.

Better Call Saul Episode 6 - 'Fuego'

The adventures of Jimmy McGill - the man »

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Dax Shepard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Bateman & Judd Apatow Dine At Baby Buggy Event

6 March 2015 7:47 AM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Dax Shepard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Bateman and Judd Apatow hung out together at the Jerry Seinfeld-hosted Inaugural Los Angeles Fatherhood Lunch Wednesday. Los Angeles Fatherhood Lunch The Inaugural Los Angeles Fatherhood Lunch, which benefits Baby Buggy, was held at The Palm Restaurant. “When the child is born, for the female, instincts kick in. For the […]

The post Dax Shepard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jason Bateman & Judd Apatow Dine At Baby Buggy Event appeared first on uInterview. »

- Chelsea Regan

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Dax Shepard Credits Jason Bateman for Demanding He Marry Kristen Bell

5 March 2015 8:40 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Do Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have Jason Bateman to thank for their happiness? It seems Bell's Couples Retreat costar gave Shepard, 40, the push he needed to propose. "Jason was first to go, 'Stop f---ing around and marry Kristen," Shepard told People at Baby Buggy's Inaugural Los Angeles Fatherhood Lunch at The Palm in Beverly Hills Wednesday. The event raised money and awareness for the organization's Fatherhood Initiative, which helps provide meaningful father-child experiences and runs programs including financial literacy workshops. Shepard also credits Bateman for encouraging him to become a dad - after pushing the marriage talk. "You immediately transitioned into 'Get her pregnant, »

- Abby Stern, @abbystern

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Dax Shepard Credits Jason Bateman for Demanding He Marry Kristen Bell

5 March 2015 8:35 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Do Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have Jason Bateman to thank for their happiness? It seems Bell's Couples Retreat costar gave Shepard, 40, the push he needed to propose. "Jason was first to go, 'Stop f---ing around and marry Kristen," Shepard told People at Baby Buggy's Inaugural Los Angeles Fatherhood Lunch at The Palm in Beverly Hills Wednesday. The event raised money and awareness for the organization's Fatherhood Initiative, which helps provide meaningful father-child experiences and runs programs including financial literacy workshops. Shepard also credited Bateman for encouraging him to become a dad. "And then you immediately transitioned into 'Get her pregnant, »

- Abby Stern, @abbystern

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This Week in Blu-ray: UK Edition – Nightcrawler, Pride, Mr. Turner, The Sound of Music, The Judge

1 March 2015 11:47 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Scott Davis looks at the big releases on Blu-ray and DVD this week from the UK…

Nightcrawler

One of 2014’s biggest surprises (and best films), Nightcrawler cemented Jake Gyllenhaal’s mini renaissance and cemented his place as one of Hollywood’s most gifted actors. Here, he stars as Lou Bloom, a “nightcrawler” who finds employment as a investigate cameraman for a local new station, and soon sets out to become the best in the business. You can read our reviews here and here, as well as revisit out podcast on the film.

Order Nightcrawler On Blu-ray Here

Exclusive to HMV is stunning limited-edition steelbook, which is available at many HMV stores nationwide, but is very limited in quantity.

Pride

Winner of Best British Debut at this year’s BAFTA’s, Pride has been a firm favourite with many across both sides of the pond, and is set to follow the »

- Scott J. Davis

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Ru? Instant Reaction Review Podcast Ep. 126 – Horrible Bosses Review

26 February 2015 4:42 PM, PST | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Horrible Bosses 2 was so fantastic that we spent at least half the show answering listener questions about the Star Wars trailer, which makes us nervous.

We also ran for a while on the idea of the user ratings from various sites, and the extent to which they are perhaps skewed in cases such as this movie, because you had to agree to show up for this one in order to rate it… theoretically.

The most interesting thing to talk about here was contractual obligation, and it was more of a letdown than it might seem, because we are both on board for giving anything with Jason Bateman a chance, and we didn’t actually have horrible expectations for this one… not great expectations maybe…

We were meant to cover Foxcatcher as well, which we ultimately both liked to a fair degree, but we hadn’t both seen it by airtime. »

- Marc Eastman

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Stx Entertainment Dates Films With Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts, Jason Blum

25 February 2015 10:47 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Less than a year after it launched, Stx Entertainment has announced release dates for four films starring the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Jason Bateman, Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman.

The first of these films, an untitled thriller from micro-budget maestro Jason Blum (“The Purge”), will debut on July 31. It stars Bateman and Rebecca Hall (“Iron Man 3″) as a married couple whose lives are upended when a high school acquaintance reappears in their lives. It will face off against “Mission: Impossible 5,” sci-fi thriller “Self/Less” and boxing drama “Southpaw” with Jake Gyllenhaal.

That will be followed on October 23 by “The Secret in Their Eyes,” a remake of the Oscar-winning Argentinian film of the same name, with Roberts, Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave”). The film centers on a team of FBI investigators who must search for the killer of a colleague’s teenage daughter. “The Secret in Their »

- Brent Lang

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New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch Oscar Winner J.K. Simmons in 'Whiplash' at Home Now

24 February 2015 5:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods Beyond the Lights (drama; Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Minnie Driver; rated PG-13) Big Hero 6 (Oscar winner for Best Animated Feature; voices: Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter; also available in 3D; rated PG) Horrible Bosses 2 (comedy sequel; Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Chris Pine, Jennifer Aniston; rated R) Whiplash (music drama; Miles Teller, Oscar winner J.K. Simmons; rated R) Serena (drama; Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper...

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- Robert B. DeSalvo

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