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More images have arrived via Entertainment Weekly of Jessica Chastain in "All Is Lost" director J.C. Chandor's newest endeavor, "A Most Violent Year." The period crime drama is now in post-production. A24 Films has slated an awards-friendly release. Chastain stars alongside Oscar Isaac ("Inside Llewyn Davis") as the heads of an oil business who get caught up in the New York City criminal underworld. (More on Chastain's most busy year here.) Also starring are David Oyelowo ("Middle of Nowhere"), Albert Brooks ("Drive"), Elyes Gabel ("World War Z") and Catalina Sandino Marino ("The Bridge"), while Christopher Abbott (once Charlie on "Girls") and Peter Gerety ("Inside Man") have been added to the cast with undisclosed roles. Here's the official synopsis:"A Most Violent Year" is a thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city’s history. The film follows »
- Beth Hanna and Ryan Lattanzio
A human corpse is on the receiving end of much of the so-called humor in “God’s Pocket,” but it’s the movie that feels dead on arrival, a strained pileup of small-town stupidity that might more honestly have been titled “Sad Sacks ‘R’ Us.” Showing none of the sparkle of the five “Mad Men” episodes he’s directed, actor John Slattery makes a wobbly transition into feature filmmaking with this drab and uninvolving dark comedy about two parents reacting to their son’s suspicious death in increasingly hapless and hazardous ways. Philip Seymour Hoffman, Richard Jenkins and Christina Hendricks lead a strong cast left flailing by a gallery of underdeveloped characters, all of them stranded in a muddled indictment of provincial American life. Sans critical support, this “Pocket” should be tucked away in short order.
It begins with the funeral of 22-year-old Leon (Caleb Landry Jones), accompanied by the »
- Justin Chang
Nearly five years after the 2009 surprise hit comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop debuted in theaters, star Kevin James has signed on to reprise his title role for the sequel Paul Blart 2, with Andy Fickman in talks to direct for Sony Pictures.
Kevin James is also co-writing the screenplay, alongside his Paul Blart: Mall Cop writing partner Nick Bakay. No story details were given for the follow-up. The original comedy followed a New Jersey father who takes his job as a suburban mall cop way too seriously. He must spring into action when a group of thieves take over his shopping center.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop, which was directed by Steve Carr, earned $183 million worldwide, from just a $26 million production budget. Andy Fickman most recently directed Parental Guidance starring Billy Crystal and Bette Midler. »
New Elementary season 2,episode 13 spoilers & clips hit the net. Recently,CBS served up the new spoilers and sneak peek,clip (below) for their upcoming "Elementary" episode 13 of season 2. The episode is entitled, "All In The Family," and it appears to be pretty interesting as Holmes and Watson think the Mafia may be involved in a smelly barrel homicide investigation, and more. In the new "All In The Family” episode, When a body is found in a barrel, Holmes and Watson are going to launch an investigation into the Mafia’s ties to the murder. Meanwhile, Holmes will attempt to make amends with Detective Bell. Peter Gerety is going to guest star as Deputy Commissioner Frank Da Silva ,and Paul Sorvino will appear as Robert Pardillo, a suspected mafia boss. Other guest stars will feature: Danny McCarthy as Detective Nash, Wendy Hoopes as Detective Annie Wozniak, Tim Guinee as Dean McNally, »
4 items from 2014
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