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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Last Days

25 July 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

In honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman's final film, A Most Wanted Man, hitting theaters today, we are reprinting David Browne's cover story on the actor's final days from our February 27th issue. 

Slouched in the front row of the labyrinth Theater Company's performance space in New York's West Village last May, Philip Seymour Hoffman was his typical focused, superdisciplined self. In the intimate 90-seat theater, Hoffman – always dressed in one or another of his seemingly interchangeable baggy pants and sweaters – was relentlessly pushing the cast and crew of the play he was directing, »

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Toronto Film Festival lineup announced -- Breaking

22 July 2014 7:47 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

The 39th Toronto International Film Festival has announced its initial slate of galas and special presentations, which includes 37 world premieres and several films with Oscar ambitions. The Judge, which stars Robert Downey Jr. as a big-city lawyer who reluctantly returns home and ends up defending his revered father (Robert Duvall) against criminal charges, will have its world premiere in Toronto. His Avengers pal, Chris Evans, will unveil his own directorial debut in Toronto, titled Before We Go.

Also noteworthy: James Gandolfini’s final film, The Drop, which also stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace; another Jason Reitman Toronto world premiere, »

- Jeff Labrecque

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Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington’s ‘Equalizer,’ Kate Winslet’s ‘A Little Chaos’

22 July 2014 7:46 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced over 40 titles — a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international art-house fare — screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington’s “The Equalizer,” a pair of Reese Witherspoon projects and closing night film “A Little Chaos,” Alan Rickman’s period pic starring Kate Winslet as a landscape gardener assigned to construct the garden at Versailles.

World-preeming Galas announced this morning at the Tiff Bell Lightbox also include “Pawn Sacrifice,” Ed Zwick’s biopic on the legendary Cold War-era chess match between Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) and Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber), and “Black and White,” Mike Binder’s tale of a grieving widower (Kevin Costner) in a custody battle, as well as WB fall releases “The Judge” (Robert Downey Jr.) and Shawn Levy’s dysfunctional family comedy-drama “This Is Where I Leave You.”

International titles world-preeming on the »

- Jennie Punter

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'Wild,' 'The Judge' and 'The Equalizer' among initial 2014 Toronto Film Festival premieres

22 July 2014 7:28 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The Toronto International Film Festival announced its initial wave of 2014 premieres and galas this morning and it features some familiar awards titles, some big stars and some unexpected studio titles. Among the major studio films, David Dobkin's "The Judge" with Robert Downey Jr. and Antoine Fuqua's "The Equalizer" each received gala slots and should premiere over the festival's opening weekend. Other announced galas so far include Bennett Miller's acclaimed "Foxcatcher," which debuted at Cannes, and Mike Binder's "Black and White" starring Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer and Anthony Mackie. Toronto has also scheduled special gala screenings for David Cronenberg's "Map to the Stars" with Julianne Moore and Robert Pattinson, François Ozon's "The New Girlfriend," Ed Zwick's "Pawn Sacrifice" with Tobey Maguire, Lone Scherfig's "The Riot Club," Jean-Marc Vallée's "Wild," Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano's "Samba" and Shawn Levy's "This is Where I Leave You »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Potential Powerhouse – How to Fix Pride and Glory

13 July 2014 6:10 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

One doesn’t have to be an analyst or expert in all things cinema to note the decline of certain genres and niches within the film-making machine. While comic-book movies and superhero franchises have risen to soaring heights over the last fifteen years, we have seen a dramatic drop in other, classic outputs, seemingly to make way. A perfect example of this would be the procedural crime thriller, tales of murder investigation and corruption, a hallmark of hard boiled fiction from the 1970′s onwards that by now have tailed off. It says a lot that the most recent archetypal release from said field was last year’s Broken City, a box office and critical failure from highly rated scribe Stephen Knight. A production line that once gave us the likes of Chinatown, Serpico and Seven is now decrepit and seemingly unfit for purpose.

Not only is this genre starved, it »

- Scott Patterson

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Ellen Burstyn to Star in 'The Cherry Orchard'

3 July 2014 9:19 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

New York — Summer theatergoers starved for major new events will get a rare chance to see one of the country's stage and screen luminaries take on a classic role this month, when Ellen Burstyn stars in Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard. Staged by The Actors Studio at that venerable institution's midtown home, the production will be directed by John Gould Rubin, the former co-artistic director with Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Ortiz of LAByrinth Theater. It runs for 10 performances only on July 10-21. Said Burstyn: "When The Cherry Orchard was first performed at the Moscow Art

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- David Rooney

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Ellen Burstyn Will Star In Actors Studio ‘Cherry Orchard’ For 10 Free Performances

3 July 2014 8:40 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

New York’s summer season just got a bit more interesting with the announcement this morning that Oscar/Tony/Emmy winner Ellen Burstyn will headline a new staging of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard for 10 free performances at The Actors Studio in Manhattan on Thurdays through Mondays between July 10-21.  John Gould Rubin, former co-a.d. with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Ortiz of LAByrinth Theater, directs. The Jean-Claude van Itallie adaptation will require reservations made through reservations@theactorsstudio.org. It’s been 11 years since the last public presentation at The Actors Studio, a critically acclaimed staging of Oscar Wilde’s Salome starring Al Pacino, David Straitharn, and Marisa […] »

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Rake

28 June 2014 10:28 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: Fox

Episodes: 13 (hour)

Seasons: One

TV show dates: January 23, 2014 -- June 27, 2014

Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Greg Kinnear, John Ortiz, Necar Zadegan, Bojana Novakovic, David Harbour, Tara Summers, Miranda Otto, and Ian Colletti.

TV show description:

A legal drama, based on an Australian series of the same name, this show follows the comedic and chaotic life of a criminal defense lawyer. Keegan Deane (Greg Kinnear) is often described as many things but none of them are very flattering.

Brilliant and frustratingly charming, Keegan is one of life's great addicts. His staggering lack of discretion and inability to self-censor land him the cases that nobody else will touch. Behind that lies a resolute optimism and belief in justice that fuel his dogged determination to defend those who seem beyond redemption. »

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New trailer and poster for The Drop starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini

20 June 2014 11:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox Searchlight has released a new poster and trailer for The Drop, the upcoming crime drama from Belgian filmmaker Michaël R. Roskam (Bullhead) and screenwriter Dennis Lehane (author of Mystic River and Gone Baby Gone), which stars Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) alongside the late James Gandolfini (The Sopranos) in his final screen role; check them out courtesy of Empire….

 

The Drop also stars Noomi Rapace (Prometheus), Elizabeth Rodriguez (Orange Is the New Black), Matthias Schoenaerts (Blood Ties), John Ortiz (Silver Linings Playbook) and James Frecheville (Animal Kingdom) and is set for release on September 12th in the States, before opening here in the UK on November 14th.

The post New trailer and poster for The Drop starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

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'The Drop' International Trailer Starring Tom Hardy

20 June 2014 10:43 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

A Brooklyn bartender gets caught up in a robbery investigation that threatens to expose his neighborhood's secrets in a new international trailer for The Drop, following the domestic trailer released in April.

The plot, which author Dennis Lehane adapted from his own short story Animal Rescue, follows Brooklyn bartender Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy), who works for Cousin Marv, played by James Gandolfini in his final performance. Aside from slinging drinks, Bob also leaves money drops for local gangsters, although when his bar is robbed, the investigation threatens to expose the neighborhood's hidden secrets. In addition, we also have a new poster and photos for director Michael R. Roskam's crime thriller, co-starring Noomi Rapace, James Frecheville and Matthias Schoenaerts, arriving in theaters September 19.

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The Drop is a new crime drama from Michael R. Roskam, the Academy Award-nominated director of Bullhead. Based on »

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New The Drop Trailer, Posters, and Images Featuring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaerts, and James Gandolfini

20 June 2014 8:59 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Fox Searchlight has released a new The Drop trailer along with a new poster and images.  Tom Hardy plays Bob, a former criminal and current bartender working at a bar that serves as a money “drop” for local gangsters.  When the bar gets robbed, Bob and his cousin/employer Marv (James Gandolfini) find themselves in the crosshairs of an investigation and the criminal underworld.  Unlike the U.S. trailer, this international trailer features the excellent Matthias Schoenaerts, who is reteaming with his Bullhead director Michaël R. Roskam for the film.  It looks like a solid crime drama, and if anything, it will be worth watching for Gandolfini's final big screen performance. Hit the jump to check out The Drop trailer, poster, and images.  The film opens September 12th, and also stars Noomi Rapace, John Ortiz, Ann Dowd, and James Frecheville. Click over to Empire to check out the trailer.  We'll »

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Exclusive International Trailer For The Drop

20 June 2014 3:51 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

We have a Friday treat for you, with an exclusive poster and international trailer for The Drop, the new film from director Michaël R. Roskam (the Oscar-nominated Bullhead) and screenwriter Dennis Lehane, adapting his own short story Animal Rescue. brightcove.createExperiences();As you can see, Tom Hardy stars as Bob Saginowski, a quiet man living in a poor part of New York City. He tends bar for his Cousin Marv (James Gandolfini), a bar that also operates as a drop point for illegal merchandise and money. He meets Nadia (Noomi Rapace) when he rescues a beaten dog outside her house, but has bigger problems on his mind after the bar is robbed at gunpoint and Bob finds himself pulled into the investigation of what happened.Roskam's Bullhead star Matthias Schoenaerts plays the injured dog's owner, Eric, who butts up against Bob when he tries to reclaim the injured animal and »

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Rake: Greg Kinnear TV Show Cancelled by Fox

7 May 2014 10:40 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Fox has officially cancelled the Rake TV series. The news comes as no surprise and leaves the dark comedy with one episode unaired.

Rake follows a lawyer (Greg Kinnear) who tries to do good but just can't seem to get beyond his numerous addictions that cause him so much trouble. The cast also includes John Ortiz, Necar Zadegan, Bojana Novakovic, David Harbour, Tara Summers, Miranda Otto, and Ian Colletti.

The show got off to a poor start on Thursday, January 23rd, and the ratings dropped lower in subsequent weeks. After seven episodes, the network sent the series to Friday night where the ratings got much worse -- even by Friday night standards. Fox aired two more installments on a Saturday night and has yet to release the final episode.

What do you think? Do you think this show sould have been »

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Rake: Cancelled Now? Fox Series Sent to Saturdays

1 April 2014 9:28 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

A couple weeks ago, Fox shifted their low-rated Rake series to Friday nights. Now, the show is on the move again.

Rake follows a lawyer (Greg Kinnear) who tries to do good but just can't seem to get beyond his numerous addictions that cause him so much trouble. The cast also includes John Ortiz, Necar Zadegan, Bojana Novakovic, David Harbour, Tara Summers, Miranda Otto, and Ian Colletti.

The series is being replaced by Kitchen Nightmares as of this Friday night. A rerun of the Gordon Ramsay series will lead into the one-hour series finale of Raising Hope at 9pm. Season six of Nightmares kicks off on April 11th.

Back-to-back episodes of Rake will air on Saturday, April 5th, starting at 8pm. That will leave one episode unaired -- the sixth installment produced, titled "Mammophile." No word on when or if that will »

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'The Drop' Trailer Featuring James Gandolfini's Final Performance

1 April 2014 4:37 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

James Gandolfini's final performance is put on display for the first time in the trailer for The Drop, formerly known as Animal Rescue. The late actor, who passed away in June shortly after wrapping on this crime drame, plays Marv, the employer and cousin of Boston bartender Bob Sacinowski (Tom Hardy), who gets caught in the middle of a robbery gone bad and the investigation that follows which uncovers secrets from the neighborhood's past. Noomi Rapace co-stars in director Michael R. Roskam's adaptation of Dennis Lehane's short story, arriving in theaters September 19.

The Drop is a new crime drama from Michael R. Roskam, the Academy Award-nominated director of Bullhead. Based on a screenplay from Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone), The Drop follows lonely bartender Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) through a covert scheme of funneling cash to local gangsters - "money drops" - in the underworld of Brooklyn bars. »

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'The Drop' trailer: James Gandolfini hides a dark past in his final film -- Video

1 April 2014 3:49 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

In what ended up being the last film of his career, James Gandolfini plays a former criminal involved in the underworld of funneling cash to local gangsters in The Drop.

Gandolfini plays cousin Marv in the crime drama, which also stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace. When lonely bartender Bob (Hardy) finds himself in the middle of a robbery gone wrong, an investigation into the neighborhood’s past has everyone’s friends, families, and foes worried. Michaël R. Roskam (Bullhead) directs the film with a screenplay from author Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone). Watch the trailer below:

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Trailer Hits for ‘The Drop’ Starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini

1 April 2014 3:34 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Fox Searchlight Pictures has released the trailer for the upcoming crime drama “The Drop” starring Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini, Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz, Ann Dowd, and James Frecheville. The film will primarily be known for one thing…James Gandolfini’s final film.

The Drop” is a new crime drama from Michael R. Roskam, the Academy Award-nominated director of Bullhead. Based on a screenplay from Dennis Lehane (Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone).

The film follows a lonely bartender Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) through a covert scheme of funneling cash to local gangsters — “money drops” — in the underworld of Brooklyn bars. Under the heavy hand of his employer and cousin Marv (James Gandolfini), Bob finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living – no matter the cost. »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Trailer for The Drop Starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini

1 April 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Fox Searchlight has released the trailer for the crime drama The DropTom Hardy plays Bob, a former criminal and current bartender working at a bar that serves as a money “drop” for local gangsters.  When the bar gets robbed, Bob and his cousin/employer Marv (James Gandolfini) find themselves in the crosshairs of an investigation and the criminal underworld.  Directed by Michaël R. Roskam (Bullhead) working from a script by Dennis Lehane (Gone Baby Gone), who adapted his own short story, I have high hopes for this one, not only because of the talent on board, but because it's Gandolfini's final film, and I want his filmography to go out on a high note. Hit the jump to check out the trailer.  The film also stars Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz, Ann Dowd, and James FrechevilleThe Drop opens September 19th. Here's the official synopsis for The Drop »

- Matt Goldberg

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Check Out the Trailer for James Gandolfini's Final Film, The Drop

1 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Fox Searchlight Pictures has debuted the trailer for Michael R. Roskam's The Drop , which marks, unfortunately, the final film from the late James Gandolfini. He stars opposite Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz, Ann Dowd and James Frecheville in the crime drama. Check out the video in the player below, courtesy of iTunes Trailers . Formerly titled Animal Rescue , The Drop takes an inside look at organized crime's use of local New York City bars as money-laundering "drops." When lonely Brooklyn bartender Bob Saginowski (Hardy) uncovers a drop of a different sort in the form of a battered pit bull puppy that he rescues from certain death, he comes into contact with Nadia (Rapace), a mysterious woman hiding a dark past. Directed by Michael »

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10 remarkable things about Aliens Vs Predator: Requiem

19 March 2014 6:45 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Feature Ryan Lambie 20 Mar 2014 - 06:47

Aliens Vs Predator: Requiem was critically panned in 2007. But at least we've found a few remarkable things to say about it...

Nb: The following contains spoilers for Aliens Vs Predator: Requiem and other films of an Alien or Predator persuasion.

Everything gets worse. It's one of the basic, fundamental laws that governs the cosmos. According to scientific-type people, all systems degrade over time: a bowl of fresh fruit will soon disintegrate into a puddle of hideous goo. A shiny new car will one day collapse into a heap of rust. The sun will eventually run out of energy and shrivel up.

You can see entropy at work in film franchises - not least 20th Century Fox's Alien. The first film arrived like a shrieking demon in 1979, frightening the life out of audiences with its haunted-house-in-space fear and loathing. Aliens followed it in »

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