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Boardwalk Empire Season Four Shifts Series Focus to Its Deserving Ensemble Cast [Review - ★★★½]

30 November 2013

Steve Buscemi's role as Nucky Thompson on HBO's Boardwalk Empire is arguably the best of his career and I'm delighted to see him take a headlining spot on one of television's finest dramas. However, I'm also thankful that the showrunners decided to turn the series into an ensemble piece for its fourth season; which gives way more screentime to a fascinating array of supporting characters. It worked for The Wire and it works even better here. This is Chalky White's season. Michael Kenneth Williams' portrayal of the deadly and methodical gangster was on fire throughout the year. Whenever he pops up you can't help but hang on every word he says. When new cast addition Jeffrey Wright shows up as the slick Dr. Narcisse, the rivaly between him an Chalky became the biggest driving force of the »

- Keven Skinner

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New Trailer for Ben Stiller's The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Explores the Film's Whimsical Story

25 November 2013

Starring Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn, Patton Oswalt, Kathryn Hahn, Adam Scott and Shirley MacLaine alongside Stiller, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is scheduled for theatrical release on December 25th, 2013. Ben Stiller directs and stars in The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, James Thurber's classic story of a day-dreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker (Kristen Wiig) are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined. »

- Pietro Filipponi

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New How To Train Your Dragon 2 Poster Debuts Featuring Battle-Ready Hiccup & Toothless

25 November 2013

Featuring a talented voice cast including Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kristen Wiig, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, Cate Blanchett, Djimon Hounsou, and Kit Harington How to Train Your Dragon 2 soars into theaters on June 20th, 2014. The thrilling second chapter of the epic How to Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snoutlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island’s new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journeythrough the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the »

- Pietro Filipponi

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New Clip from August: Osage County Starring Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts & Ewan McGregor

25 November 2013

Directed by John Wells (The Company Men), the upcoming film features an all-star cast including Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Abigail Breslin, Sam Shepard, and Chris Cooper. August: Osage County tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name made its Broadway debut in December 2007 after premiering at Chicago’s legendary Steppenwolf Theatre earlier that year. It continued with a successful international run and was the winner of five Tony Awards in 2008, including Best Play. August: Osage »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Marvel Formally Announces The Avengers: Age Of Ultron Cast Additions Elizabeth Olsen & Aaron Taylor-Johnson

25 November 2013

Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron is being written and directed by Joss Whedon, and features favorites from the first Avengers film as well as new Marvel characters never before seen on the big screen. [Press Release] Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen have officially joined the Avengers family as the brother-sister duo of Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch in Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron," the highly-anticipated sequel to 2012's smash-hit "Marvel's The Avengers"! "Avengers: Age of Ultron" arrives in theaters May 1, 2015. Taylor-Johnson broke out with his roles as Dave Lizewski in the "Kick-Ass" franchise and with his portrayal of a young John Lennon in "Nowhere Boy," for which he won an Empire Award for Best Newcomer. Since then, Taylor Johnson has starred in 2012's »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Acclaimed Survival Drama All Is Lost Starring Robert Redford Arrives on Blu-ray & DVD February 11th

25 November 2013

Hailed as one of the year's best films by critics everywhere, the "off the scale brilliant" (Huffington Post) and "masterful" (Washington Post) survival drama All Is Lost makes its highly-anticipated debut on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), and Digital HD February 11th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The "thrilling, nail-biting, pulse-racing adventure," (Rolling Stone) will be available three weeks earlier on Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View on January 21st. In a role that is "the capstone to a great star's career" (Time Magazine), Academy Award® winner Robert Redford (*Best Directing, Ordinary People, 1980) delivers a commanding solo performance as a man who must battle to survive after his boat is wrecked in the open seas. Written and directed »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist Director Offers First Glimpse of Ryu & Ken in the New Live-Action Film

25 November 2013

Based on Capcom's worldwide blockbuster video game franchise, Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist is the hotly anticipated feature length follow up series to the hugely successful YouTube sensation Street Fighter Legacy. Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist marks the feature film directorial debut for fight choreographer Joey Ansah (The Bourne Ultimatum, Snow White and the Huntsman) who also stars in the project alongside Togo Igawa, Mike Moh, Christian Howard, Akira Koieyama, Gaku Space, Shogen, Hyunri, Hal Yamanouchi, and Mark Killeen. The faithful Japanese and English script, co-written by Ansah and Howard, follows the formative years of iconic characters Ryu and Ken, the last practitioners of the ancient fighting style known as ‘Ansatsuken’ (Assassin’s Fist), living a traditional warrior's »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Two New Posters for The Wolf Of Wall Street Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hil & Matthew McConaughey

25 November 2013

Revered filmmaker Martin Scorsese directs the story of New York stockbroker Jordan Belfort (DiCaprio) whose life goes from penny stocks and righteousness to IPOs and a life of corruption in the late 80s. By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could, on drugs, sex, and international globe-trotting. From the binge that sank a 170-foot motor yacht, crashed a Gulfstream jet, and ran up a $700,000 hotel tab, to the wife and kids who waited for him at home, and the fast-talking, hard-partying young stockbrokers who called him king and did his bidding, here, in his own inimitable words, is the story of the ill-fated genius they called . . .The Wolf Of Wall Street Directed by Scorsese off a screenplay by Terence Winter, The Wolf of Wall Street stars »

- Pietro Filipponi

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First Look: Redesigned Optimus Prime in Transformers: Age Of Extinction

25 November 2013

The upcoming fourth installment of director DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures' Transformers film franchise is once again directed by Michael Bay and swill be released in theaters next summer. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing, T.J. Miller, Han Geng and Titus Welliver, Transformers: Age of Extinction is scheduled for theatrical release on June 27th, 2014. At this time no official plot details have been released, though director Michael Bay has confirmed that the story takes place several years after the culmination of the last film. The movie will introduce a slew of new Autobots and Decepticons (including the Dinobots) as well as feature redesigned looks for the familiar characters from the recently completed »

- Pietro Filipponi

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