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8 items from 2017


Miles Teller talks playing the hero in Only the Brave and Thank You for Your Service

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Miles Teller talks playing the hero in Only the Brave and Thank You for Your ServiceMiles Teller talks playing the hero in Only the Brave and Thank You for Your ServiceJim Slotek, Cineplex Magazine10/18/2017 9:52:00 Am

Even before he starred in last year’s boxing movie actually called Bleed for This, Miles Teller proved he was willing to bleed for his craft — all over his drum kit in his breakthrough, Oscar-nominated film Whiplash, for example.

Teller, whose acting has been defined by extreme choices of late, is back on screen testing his limits in two movies this month, playing a firefighter battling a killer blaze in Only the Brave and an Iraq War veteran in Thank You for Your Service. Both films are based on true stories.

Written and directed by American Sniper author Jason Hill, based on David Finkel’s 2013 non-fiction book, Thank You for Your Service tells »

- Jim Slotek, Cineplex Magazine

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Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs Screening This Saturday Night at Webster University

11 September 2017 5:24 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“Now listen up, Mr. Pink. There’s two ways we can do this job. My way… or the highway!”

Reservoir Dogs will screen at Webster University’s Moore Auditorium Saturday September 16th at 7:30pm

Quentin Tarantino’s feature-length directorial debut, Reservoir Dogs (1992) depicts the events before and after a botched diamond heist. The film features Harvey Keitel (Mr. White), Michael Madsen (Mr. Blonde), Steve Buscemi (Mr. Pink), Chris Penn (Nice Guy Eddie Cabot), Lawrence Tierney (Joe Cabot), Tim Roth (Mr. Orange), and Tarantino (Mr. Brown). Tarantino displays many themes that have become his style and influenced a generation of filmmakers: choreographed violent crime, pop culture references, nonlinear storytelling, dialogue punctuated with profanity.

Somewhere along the way, opinions on Quentin Tarantino have become divided – some still loving his work, others calling it bloated and unnecessarily inflated. However, those are two criticisms that cannot be levelled at his first film. It »

- Tom Stockman

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Reservoir Dogs Turns 25! 10 Colourful Facts

1 September 2017 8:00 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Reservoir Dogs Turns 25! 10 Colourful FactsReservoir Dogs Turns 25! 10 Colourful FactsKurt Anthony9/1/2017 10:00:00 Am

They say that every dog has its day, and today is the 25th anniversary of Quentin Tarantino’s American crime thriller, Reservoir Dogs!

After competing in the dog-eat-dog world of film festival screenings, Reservoir Dogs made its theatrical debut in France on September 2, 1992. Pulling triple duty as writer, actor, and director, the independent heist flick was Tarantino’s first feature-length film and instantly cemented his place at the top of Hollywood’s dogpile, paving the way for future films like Pulp Fiction (1994) and Jackie Brown (1997).

With a budget of $1.2M and a domestic box office gross of over $2.8M, the independent underdog has since earned its bloody, cult classic status and is often referred to as “the greatest independent film ever made.”

Button up your suit jacket and join our pack as we unleash ten colourful facts »

- Kurt Anthony

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Kevin Bacon and John Lithgow Reminisce About Filming ‘Footloose’

1 June 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

John Lithgow is happy to say he only has one degree of separation from Kevin Bacon.

The two shared the screen in a little movie — cue laughs — that Bacon calls “the F-film.” The movie Bacon is referring to, of course, is the 1984 mega-hit “Footloose.”

In a conversation for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series, Bacon and Lithgow shared stories from the only time the pair worked on a film together, in a role Bacon calls “life-changing.”

Lithgow’s first memory of working with Bacon was before the two even officially met.

“In my box at that dismal little motel where we all lived, it was a note from you saying what an honor it was to work with me. [It] made me feel very old,” Lithgow said.

Added Lithgow, “You definitely used the word ‘honored,’ which was more than I deserved.”

“It was true,” said Bacon, who admitted he didn’t remember leaving the note. “I »

- Rebecca Rubin

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Kevin Bacon and John Lithgow Reminisce About Filming ‘Footloose’

1 June 2017 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

John Lithgow is happy to say he only has one degree of separation from Kevin Bacon.

The two shared the screen in a little movie — cue laughs — that Bacon calls “the F-film.” The movie Bacon is referring to, of course, is the 1984 mega-hit “Footloose.”

In a conversation for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series, Bacon and Lithgow shared stories from the only time the pair worked on a film together, in a role Bacon calls “life-changing.”

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Lithgow’s first memory of working with Bacon was before the two even officially met.

“In my box at that dismal little motel where we all lived, it was a note from you saying what an honor it was to work with me. [It] made me feel very old,” Lithgow said.

Added Lithgow, “You definitely used the word ‘honored,’ which was more than I deserved. »

- Rebecca Rubin

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Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan! The Music Legend’s 10 Best Film Performances

24 May 2017 10:54 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Bob Dylan turns 76 today and we’re ranking Dylan’s 10 best film performances, dating back half a century to 1967. The key word is “performances,” which encompass acting work, concert films, and documentaries. It’s often hard to know when Dylan is acting and when he’s being himself (whoever that is), but whenever the iconic singer-songwriter appears on film, one thing’s for certain: you’re watching a performance.

Bob Dylan’s ‘Don’t Look Back’ Gets Deluxe Treatment With New Blu-ray Set

For this reason, we’re lumping everything together, ranking the films based on the depth and richness of performance. It was hard not to include the televised 1965 press conference in San Francisco, which sees Dylan effortlessly (and hilariously) shoot down reporters’ attempts to have him label himself, but we limited this list to feature-length films. Don’t look for Todd Haynes’ “I’m Not There” or any »

- Graham Winfrey

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7 Things You Don’t Know About ‘Reservoir Dogs,’ As Told by Quentin Tarantino and the Cast

28 April 2017 9:51 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Mr. White, Mr. Orange, Mr. Blonde, Mr. Pink, Mr. Brown: They all reunited for the 25th anniversary retrospective screening of “Reservoir Dogs” at the Tribeca Film Festival April 28. Cast members Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Steve Buscemi and writer-director-actor Quentin Tarantino all got together to reminisce after the 1992 movie screened to a packed house at the Beacon Theater. Here are seven fun facts they revealed.

1. Tom Waits auditioned.

Tarantino let this tidbit slip as he discussed the casting process. “We had the casting director from ‘L.A. Law,'” the director recalled. “A lot of really wild people came in and read the parts. Tom Waits came in and read. I had Tom Waits read the Madonna speech, just so I could hear Tom Waits say those lines. And actually, other than Harvey, he gave me one of the first profound compliments on the script. No one had ever »

- Gordon Cox

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The Best Of The Best: The Greatest Movie Actors and the roles that made them great

13 January 2017 3:49 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Dave Roper

The prospective candidates for admission to MiB were hand-picked because they were the best of the best of the best. That’s a lot of superlatives. Eric Roberts and Chris Penn were two of the more unlikely members of a Tae Kwon Do team that took on Korea in The Best of the Best and across pretty much every athletic and artistic theatre of endeavour you can think of, debate rages as to who is the best of the best. Today we look at the greatest movie actors.

This new series of articles is not intended to lay such arguments to rest. Instead it will hopefully prompt some discussion and (polite) debate as we consider, within certain film-making disciplines, who might be considered to be the best and what is their best work. Highly subjective, of course, but that is whence springs healthy debate. We’ll get to actresses, »

- Dave Roper

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