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If you've been dreaming of the day where Deadpool and Nick Fury trade R-rated barbs on the big screen, you may have to just keep dreaming. But, if you'll settle for Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson cursing and shooting up a storm in a non-superhero movie, then the red band trailer for The Hitman's Bodyguard should be right up your alley, along with a new photo. Fans and exhibitors who attended CinemaCon earlier this month got to see an early screening of this action thriller, the rest of us will have to wait until August 18, and judging from this trailer, this could be a sleeper hit of the summer
The world's top protection agent (Ryan Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world's most notorious hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson). The relentless bodyguard and manipulative assassin have been on the opposite end »
[[tmz:video id="0_3uowut4y"]] Seems everything's cool between Patrick Ewing and John Thompson -- despite the fact he's replacing Jt's son as the new head coach at Georgetown ... because they hugged it out moments ago. Ewing was on the Georgetown University campus when he ran into his old college coach (they won a national title together in 1984) -- and they embraced. Of course, Ewing is taking over the program from John's son, John Thompson III -- and people were »
- TMZ Staff
“It’s a great performance by Samuel L. Jackson and it should do pretty solid business,” one exhibitor said after the showing at Caesars Palace.
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“The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” set in England and the Netherlands, centers on a high-level bodyguard — portrayed by a buttoned-down Reynolds — slowly bonding with Jackson’s wisecracking hitman to take down a Russian dictator, played by Gary Oldman, in exchange for getting his wife (Salma Hayek) out of jail. Oldman’s operatives are seemingly everywhere, supplying endless machine-gun fire; unsurprisingly, Jackson got the lion’s share of the laughs.
“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” opens on Aug. 16. Hayek came on stage to introduce the film and asserted, “I have »
- Dave McNary
The Cinema Audio Society has announced its nominees for the 53rd Annual Cas Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2016 in seven categories.
On the film side, strong contenders like “La La Land,” “Rogue One” and “Zootopia” picked up nods, while television series like “Game of Thrones,” “blackish” and “Stranger Things” also received nominations. For the first year, the Cas is honoring Documentary films, with nods like “O.J.: Made in America” and “13th” rounding out this inaugural category.
“We are blessed this year with a rich portfolio of Cinema Audio art applied. As the creative contributions of sound mixing to modern filmmaking becomes more obvious to the world at large, these productions truly represent the talents of our community,” said Mark Ulano, Cas President, of the announcement.
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- Kate Erbland
The Cinema Audio Society has announced nominations for excellence in sound mixing in film and television categories.
On the TV side, series like “Game of Thrones,” “Mr. Robot,” “Westworld” and “Black-ish” were recognized, along with miniseries such as “The Night Manager” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.”
Full list of nominees below. Winners will be announced at the 53rd annual Cas Awards on Saturday, Feb. 18.
Motion Picture — Live Action
Production Mixer: John Midgley, Cas
Re-recording Mixer: Tom Johnson
Re-recording Mixer: Juan Peralta
Scoring Mixer: Peter Cobbin
Adr Mixer: Doc Kane, Cas
Foley Mixer: Scott Curtis
Production Mixer: Peter Grace
Re-recording Mixer: Kevin O’Connell, Cas
- Kristopher Tapley
5 items from 2017
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