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Ruthless New Footage In TV Spot For ‘Gangster Squad’

12 December 2012 7:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We here at Thn are all excited about Ruben Fleischer’s forthcoming period crime-thriller Gangster Squad. The film is based on the epic true story of a group of lawmen who decide to put their lives on the line by taking back their beloved city from the rule of mobster Mickey Cohen. The all-star cast that includes Josh Brolin, Nick Nolte, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone has plenty to do with out anticipation but seeing Sean Penn channelling De Niro’s Al Capone from The Untouchables had us from the minute we saw the teaser trailer.

Here we have a new minute-long television spot, giving us some new footage for the film due in cinemas on the 11th January 2013

Gangster Squad also stars Frank Grillo, Anthony Mackie, Robert Patrick, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Pena, Mireille Enos, Sullivan Stapleton, Jon Polito and Jack McGee.

Source: Flicks and Bits


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Blu-ray, DVD Release: Fire with Fire

8 May 2012 10:17 AM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: July 31, 2012

Price: DVD $24.95, Blu-ray $29.95

Studio: Olive Films

Virginia Madsen and Craig Sheffer fall for each other in Fire with Fire.

Reform school boy meets Catholic school girl in the 1986 drama romance film Fire with Fire, starring Craig Sheffer (Some Kind of Wonderful) and Virginia Madsen (Red Riding Hood).

Tough, street-smart kid Joe (Sheffer), serving a sentence in a state youth reformatory, meets beautiful Catholic girl Lisa (Madsen) studying in a near by convent. The two are immediately drawn to each other and against all odds, a forbidden love blossoms. Eventually their relationship is discovered and with trouble all around them, the young lovers decide to flee. Will they be able to evade the law and other authorities long enough to find happiness…?

A modern-day Romeo and Juliet or sorts that certainly had its fans back in the day, the PG-13-rated Fire with Fire is directed »

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Films To Watch Before You Die #97 - Miller's Crossing (1990)

30 April 2012 11:36 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

D.J. Haza presents the next entry in his series of films to watch before you die...

Miller's Crossing, 1990.

Written and Directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.

Starring Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito and Steve Buscemi.

Miller’s Crossing is the prohibition-era gangster film from the Coen brothers that centres around a war between two rival gangs vying for control of the city, with Tom Reagan (Byrne) finding himself stuck in the middle trying to play both sides in order for him to come out on top.

Tom has been a confidant of Irish American political boss and mob leader Leo O’Bannon (Finney) for many years and works as his right hand man. Leo goes against Tom’s advice by offering protection to Bernie Bernbaum (Turturro) in light of Leo’s rival Johnny Caspar (Polito) gunning for the slippery bookie Bernie. Leo »

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A cloud of weed descends on Jason Reitman's live-read of 'The Big Lebowski'

30 March 2012 11:49 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

The unmistakable smell of burning marijuana wafted over the audience.

This was the scene at Jason Reitman’s live-read of The Big Lebowski last night, with Seth Rogen on stage recreating the Coen brothers movie alongside Christina Hendricks, Jason Alexander, Rainn Wilson — and surprise guest Sam Elliott, playing the part he originated 15 years ago.

How someone at the reading could get away with smoking a joint in the middle of a packed theater at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is something we’ll just have to ask the boys down at the crime lab. (Maybe the Lapd should »

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'Mimic' Legacy to Release on 3-Film Set in May

12 March 2012 5:14 PM, PDT | MoreHorror | See recent MoreHorror news »


The complete legacy of one deadly experiment, 'Mimic: 3-film Set' (which includes Guillermo Del Toro's Director's Cut of Mimic) will be unleashed to DVD and Bly-ray on May 1. Read the official details below.

Audiences will experience thrills and chills from the franchise that brought the epic battle of man and nature to life as Lionsgate debuts the Mimic: 3-Film Set on Blu-ray Disc this May. Available for the first time as an HD collection, the set includes Mimic: The Director’s Cut, along with Mimic 2 and Mimic 3: Sentinel – both on Blu-ray Disc for the first time and available exclusively in the set. Telling the complete story of one deadly genetic engineering experiment, each film includes a host of special features, certain to excite and terrify fans of the sci-fi series.

Mimic: The Director’S Cut Synopsis

Directed by Oscar® nominee Guillermo Del Toro (Best Writing, »

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