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‘Henry & Me’ Director on Yankee Cameos, Cutting Alex Rodriguez

20 December 2014 5:40 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Among the 20 animated films that have qualified to be considered for an Academy Award nomination is the little film “Henry & Me.” It’s a heartwarming story about a young Yankee fan battling a serious illness with the help of a magical friend and it’s hoping to make it to the big leagues against some pretty heavy hitters.

The film has scored a voice acting Annie Award nomination for Cyndi Lauper, who has a small, but key role as a nurse. The animated pic boasts a treasure trove of Yankees legends, bringing back to life such greats as Babe Ruth, Lefty Gomez, Mickey Mantle, Thurman Munson and Yankee owner George Steinbrenner, as well as living legends like Yogi Berra (still malapropping strong at 89) and Reggie Jackson, along with current members of the team. And the cast included such stars as Richard Gere, Cyndi Lauper, Chaz Palminteri, Luis Guzman, Lucie Arnaz and Paul Simon. »

- Terry Flores

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Highlights from the Palm Springs Film Fest Lineup

18 December 2014 10:29 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

The fest boasts 192 films from 65 countries, including 65 premieres. More info here. World premieres include: "Don Quixote: The Gentleman of La Mancha" starring James Franco, Horatio Sanz, Luis Guzman and Line Shaye, "Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson," "Some Kind of Love" and "Twenty-Five Palms," a documentary on the 25th anniversary of the Palm Springs International Film Festival. International premieres include: "Arteholic" (Germany), a documentary featuring Udo Kier and Lars von Trier and more, Iceland's "The Grandad," Luxembourg's "Never Die Young" and Netherlands' "Accused." North American Premieres include: "40-Love" (Belgium), "Afterlife" (Hungary), "Beatles" (Norway), "See You in Montevideo" (Serbia) starring in Aramand Assante, "She’s Funny That Way" (USA) directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring Imogen »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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37 Biggest Snubs and Surprises: Golden Globes 2015 (Photos)

11 December 2014 8:43 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival will present the world, international, North American or U.S. premieres of films featuring James Franco, Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Annette Bening and many others, as well as films directed by Michel Hazanavicius and Peter Bogdanovich, Psiff organizers announced on Thursday.

The festival, which runs from Jan. 2 through Jan. 12 in the desert resort town east of Los Angeles, announced its full lineup, which is made up of 192 films from 65 countries.

Psiff world premieres will include “Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha,” a collaboration between James Franco and eight writers and 11 directors from »

- Wrap TV Team and Wrap Film Team

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The Lookalike Movie Review

26 November 2014 3:05 PM, PST | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: The Lookalike Well Go USA Entertainment Director: Richard Gray Writer: Michele Davis-Gray Cast: Justin Long, Gillian Jacobs, John Corbett, Jerry O’Connell, Scottie Thompson, Gina Gershon, Steven Bauer, John Savage and Luis Guzmán Running time: 1 hr 40 min, Not Rated (sex, nudity, rape, drug use, violence, language) In theaters 11.07.14 Two drug dealers (John Corbett and Steven Bauer) want to aquire larger real estate from aged dealer William Spinks (John Savage), so they get a woman named Sadie Hill (Gillian Jacobs in a dual role) he’s been pining for to set up a deal to sleep with him. After the deal is made, Sadie accidentally gets killed by a  [ Read More ]

The post The Lookalike Movie Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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Aguero, Parrish Join Forces With the Davilas’ Campanario Ent.

21 November 2014 1:47 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In a move which opens up new horizons for the recently-launched L.A.-based production house, producer Sergio Aguero (“Red Band Society,” “No Reservations,” “Y Tu Mama Tambien”) has joined Jaime Davila Jr.’s L.A-based Campanario Entertainment, the company behind hit Telemundo Telenovela “Carmelia La Texana,” licensed in Mexico to Netflix.

In a double appointment, Ben Parrish has also joined Campanario, from Stone & Company Entertainment.

At Campanario as a producer, Aguero will continue “very aggressively” to locate international IPs, adapting them for the general U.S. market place, playing off his perhaps unrivalled contacts as a Hollywood exec in Spain, Latin America, aiming to develop them for primetime broadcast or cable U.S. TV.

Such was the case with “Red Band Society,” whose original, “Pulseres Vermelles,” was produced by Spain’s Filmax Ent.

to huge success on broadcaster TV3 ,then sourced by Aguero for a U.S. version, originally at ABC, »

- John Hopewell

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'Reclaim' Clip with Rachelle Lefevre | Exclusive

13 November 2014 6:30 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Star Rachelle Lefevre discusses working with two of her fellow cast members, Ryan Phillippe and eight-year-old Briana Roy in an exclusive clip from the special features included with Reclaim, on Blu-ray and DVD November 18.

Rachelle Lefevre plays Shannon, an American who travels abroad with her husband Steven (Ryan Phillippe) to adopt their daughter Nina (Briana Roy), although things go awry quickly when Nina turns up missing. They quickly discover that all is not what it seems with the adoption agency - and find themselves in a fight for their lives when they encounter Benjamin (John Cusack) and Reigert (Jacki Weaver), the culprits behind a high-stakes human-trafficking ring. To expose the truth and save their daughter, Steven and Shannon will have to risk everything... including their lives.

Rachelle Lefevre reveals that working with Ryan Phillippe helped her see aspects of her performance that she normally wouldn't have, since her co-star is also a filmmaker himself, »

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The Rocky Spin-Off Movie ‘Creed’ Will Shoot In January

12 November 2014 12:25 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station) will star work on the planned Rocky spin-off movie Creed in January. The long planned project, which will focus on the grandson of the legendary [fictional] boxer Apollo Creed (played by Carl Weathers in the classic movies) who will be played by ‘Fruitvale’ and upcoming Fantastic Four star Michael B. Jordan. Said grandson goes by the interesting name of ‘Adonis’ in Coogler’s screenplay.

Sylvester Stallone has a vested interest in the film, and will actually appear as his most famous character in a supporting role. Character actor Luis Guzmán is also listed as having a role in the film.

The word on the street is that we’ll be seeing Creed towards the end of next year.

Let’s re-live Apollo’s greatest moment… God rest him…

Source: The Hollywood Reporter. »

- Paul Heath

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The Nostalgia Files: ‘The Hard Way’ (1991)

6 November 2014 5:49 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Hard Way

Written by Daniel Pyne and Lem Dobbs

Directed by John Badham

USA, 1991

Thanks to the popularity of Lethan Weapon, the action comedy genre thrived in the 1980s and 1990s. The genre combines fast paced thrills and violence with witty one-liners and often ridiculous comedic scenarios. For some reason, the 80s were a veritable breeding ground for many of these types of films and the trend continued well into the 90s. For instance, 1991 saw the release of a movie that pretty much turned the genre on its head. That film is the buddy cop adventure The Hard Way and it is not only a smart action thrill ride with buckets of fresh humor but also a smart commentary on real life police work and method acting.

Directed by John Badham (WarGames, Saturday Night Fever, Short Circuit), The Hard Way pretty much has it all. It focuses on two »

- Randall Unger

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‘The Lookalike’ Review: Everyone Has a Price In This Ridiculous But Not Quite Ridiculous Enough Thriller

6 November 2014 7:00 AM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

A cast can go a long way towards making a mediocre movie watchable, and while it’s always best to have a script and direction to match sometimes the best you can hope for is a parade of familiar, engaging and talented faces. Several such faces appear in the overly busy and cluttered new film, The Lookalike, and — wait for it — they make this mediocre movie watchable. A pair of drug dealing/club owning crime bosses (Steven Bauer, John Corbett) have a deal with a major supplier (John Savage) to provide him with a particular girl (Gillian Jacobs) for a night of expensive fornication in exchange for his drug business. When she dies in a freak chandelier accident they’re forced to find a passable substitute, and through a series of convenient coincidences involving their bartender Joe (Jerry O’Connell) and his brother Holt (Justin Long) they settle on a young woman named Lacey (Jacobs). Also along »

- Rob Hunter

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Watch Gillian Jacobs Land The Role Of A Lifetime In The Lookalike Trailer

14 October 2014 1:53 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After donning tusks for Kevin Smith, Justin Long is back in the saddle – but this time he won’t be morphing into anyone or anything else. For Robert Gray’s indie thriller The Lookalike, that responsibility lands firmly on Gillian Jacobs’ shoulders.

In what sounds like a brilliant matrix of character, plot and nuttiness, the story follows a couple of gangsters (Jerry O’Connell and John Corbett) who are keen for a deal to go through with crime boss, William Spinks. When the object of his desire, Sadie, is killed, his goons enlist an aspiring actress (Jacobs) via an addict (Long) to fool Spinks and ensure the masterplan goes off without a hitch. Also along for the ride are Scottie Thompson, Gina Gershon, Luiz Guzman and Steven Bauer.

Judging by that synopsis alone, the flick has all the makings of a cult classic right off the bat. As is often »

- Gem Seddon

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Gillian Jacobs is a femme fatale in the trailer for The Lookalike

14 October 2014 10:07 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Movies tend to get labeled as unworthy of your viewing time unless they are either big budget studio affairs or film festival entries. But, there are a good deal of movies that don't fit into either category that are enjoyable and well made movies. The Lookalike looks like one of those movies. Starring a pretty impressive cast including Justin Long, Jerry O'Connell, Gillian Jacobs, John Corbett, Luis Guzman, and Gina Gershon, The Lookalike is one of those movies you will likely encounter »

- Alex Maidy

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Denzel Washington Proves as Elusive as His Character at ‘The Equalizer’ Premiere

23 September 2014 10:17 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

A veritable who’s-who of cinema’s tough guys in 2014 – including Ethan Hawke, Luis Guzman, Michael K. Williams and filmmaker J.C. Chandor – came out to the Lincoln Square Regal Imax for the premiere of Antoine Fuqua’s “The Equalizer” on Monday night.

Among the stars, the mood was jubilant, a celebration in and of itself of Fuqua’s first collaboration with Denzel Washington since their vaunted “Training Day.” On the red carpet, Washington winced playfully as “Saturday Night Live’s” Jay Pharoah teasingly hollered out: “King Kong Ain’T Got S— On Me!” – an unmistakable reference to Washington’s 2001 performance (which won him the Academy Award for Best Actor.)

The Equalizer” is Fuqua’s first formal test run into Imax, according to Imax’s Greg Foster. “We’re pitching him actively to shoot his next movie with our cameras. His style of filmmaking very much aligns itself to who and »

- Steve Macfarlane

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Film Review: ‘Reclaim’

19 September 2014 12:18 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Yet another thriller preying on Americans’ travel xenophobia and audience fears of losing a child — two of the genre’s more pervasive, exploitative hooks in recent years — “Reclaim” casts Ryan Phillippe and Rachelle Lefevre as Chicago yuppies who travel to Puerto Rico to adopt a Haitian orphan. Little do they realize until it’s too late that the operation is a scam, of which their vaguely sleazy hotel neighbor (John Cusack) is one malevolent part. . Opening on 10 scattered U.S. screens Sept. 19, simultaneous with VOD release, this looks to be a blip on the theatrical horizon, but should score decent home-format sales as a passable name-cast time killer.

Having suffered a car accident that cost her a pregnancy and the ability to conceive again, Shannon Mayers (Lefevre) is in Puerto Rico with her husband, Steven (Phillippe), to pick up the earthquake-orphaned Haitian girl they’ve arranged to adopt through Intl. »

- Dennis Harvey

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Watch: Rachelle Lefevre Gets Scammed In Clip From Thriller 'Reclaim'

15 September 2014 7:01 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

The saying goes that the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and for an American couple looking to adopt a child from abroad, that couldn't be more true in this upcoming thriller. "Reclaim" hits theaters soon, and today we have an exclusive clip that takes you into a world where a dream of starting a family soon becomes a nightmare to stay alive. Starring John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, Rachelle Lefevre, Briana Roy, Veronica Faye Foo, Luis Guzman and Jacki Weaver, and directed by Alan White, the story centers on would-be parents who look to expose a scam that has thrown a wrench in their dreams of adopting a child. But it's a decision that will put them in harm's way. And as you'll see in this clip, the local officials aren't much help, taking a somewhat cold-blooded buyer beware attitude. "Reclaim" arrives in theaters and on VOD on September 19th. »

- Edward Davis

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Saturday Shorts: ‘Departure Date’, starring Ben Feldman

30 August 2014 10:04 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Today’s film is the 2012 short Departure Date. Shot on a plane flying at 35,000 feet, the film is written and directed by Kat Coiro, and stars Philip Baker Hall, Luis Guzmán, Janeane Garofalo, and Ben Feldman. Feldman has appeared in a number of series, including Living with Fran, Drop Dead Diva, and Mad Men, as well as movies such as The Perfect Man, Cloverfield, and the 2009 version of Friday the 13th. His newest feature, titled As Above, So Below, opens in wide release in American theatres this weekend.

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- Deepayan Sengupta

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Exclusive Reclaim Clip Features John Cusack Getting a Little Too Close to Rachelle Lefevre

28 August 2014 9:09 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Reclaim is gearing up for release next month and we have an exclusive clip from the film to share with you today.  The clip features John Cusack and Rachelle Lefevre engaging in some beach-side conversation that gets a bit too personal (and a bit too creepy) a bit too quick.  My advice for her would be to run away and take her adopted daughter with her.  Ryan Phillippe also stars in the film along with Luis Guzman and Jacki Weaver. Reclaim was directed by Alan White from a script by Luke Davies and Carmine Gaeta and if definitely seems like it explores the shady underbelly of the international adoption process.  Hit the jump to check out the Reclaim clip!  The film opens in limited theaters and On-Demand this September 19th. ComplexEmbed.Application.initialize({cId: "Q0MDV4bzqb2CO-KMM7g3FIqvOea9iyeI",adSetCode: "67a3ff9d3a842ae818bb9de1badc »

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John Cusack Hunts Ryan Phillippe in 'Reclaim' Photos | Exclusive

25 August 2014 10:43 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

On the heels of the first trailer released earlier this month, we have six exclusive photos from the upcoming thriller Reclaim, arriving in theaters and on VOD formats September 19.

Ryan Phillippe and Rachelle Lefevre star as Steve and Shannon, a young couple who travel to Puerto Rico to adopt their first child, a Haitian refugee named Rita. Just before they are to head back to America, Rita disappears. While trying to find her, Steve and Shannon learning a horrifying secret about the adoption agency involving a sinister local (John Cusack). Take a look at these exclusive photos featuring Ryan Phillippe and John Cusack from this upcoming thriller, which co-stars Jacki Weaver and Luis Guzm&#225n.

After their newly adopted daughter goes missing in a small town, Steven and Shannon will stop at nothing to uncover the truth behind her disappearance and the dangerous secret behind the adoption agency they trusted. »

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New trailer for Reclaim starring John Cusack and Ryan Phillippe

7 August 2014 7:04 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lionsgate has dropped the first trailer for the upcoming thriller Reclaim, which sees John Cusack (The Butler) continuing his straight-to-video foray alongside Ryan Phillippe (Damages); check it out below…

After their newly adopted daughter goes missing in a small town, Steven and Shannon will stop at nothing to uncover the truth behind her disappearance and the dangerous secret behind the adoption agency they trusted. Risking their own lives, they will discover just what being a parent means and how far they will go to get their child back.

Reclaim is set for release in the States on September 19th, with Alan White (Broken) directing a cast that also includes Rachelle Lefevre (Under the Dome), Jacki Weaver (Parkland), Luis Guzmán (Carlito’s Way), Jandres Burgos (Eastbound & Down) and Briana Roy.

The post New trailer for Reclaim starring John Cusack and Ryan Phillippe appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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Trailer for Reclaim Thriller, with John Cusack and Ryan Phillippe

7 August 2014 3:00 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Lionsgate just unveiled the trailer for its upcoming "Reclaim" thriller, starring John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, Rachelle Lefevre, Jacki Weaver and Luis Guzman. Check it out below. Plot: The story follows Steven (Phillippe) and Shannon (LeFevre), an American couple, who travel to Puerto Rico to finalize the adoption of their new seven-year-old daughter, Nina. However, when Steven clashes with an intimidating local (Cusack), things go from strange to absolutely terrifying when Nina disappears from her bed one night. Despite frantic efforts to recover their daughter, the young couple hit roadblock after roadblock and become increasingly desperate, finding themselves further entwined in a perplexing web of lies and confusion. The new movie is directed by Alan White (Broken) and will be released on VOD and in select theaters on September 19th. Trailer: »

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'Reclaim' Trailer Starring Ryan Phillippe and John Cusack

6 August 2014 5:48 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

A young couple's dream of adopting a child goes horrifically awry in the first trailer for Lionsgate's Reclaim. Ryan Phillippe and Rachelle Lefevre star as Steven and Shannon, an American husband and wife who arrive in Puerto Rico to finalize the adoption of their daughter, a Haitian refugee named Rita. Things go horribly wrong after Nina suddenly disappears, just before they are about to head back home.

Check out the first footage from director Alan White's thriller, co-starring John Cusack, Jacki Weaver and Luis Guzm&#225n, before this thriller debuts in theaters and on VOD formats September 19.

Reclaim is a story of shocking twists and turns that starts out with Steven (Ryan Phillippe) and Shannon (Rachelle Lefevre), a young, happy-go-lucky American couple, who travel to Puerto Rico to finalize the adoption of their new seven-year-old daughter, a Haitian orphan named Nina. Charmed by the picturesque island and eager to bond with their new daughter, »

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