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Win ‘The Angriest Man In Brooklyn’ On DVD!

3 September 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The late, great Robin Williams makes one of his final on-screen appearances amongst a star-studded cast in the hard-hitting comedy-drama The Angriest Man In Brooklyn, released on DVD and digital platforms on September 8th, 2014 courtesy of Signature Entertainment and we’ve got three to giveaway on DVD!

Directed by Phil Alden Robinson (The Sum of All Fears, Band of Brothers), The Angriest Man In Brooklyn sees Williams playing Henry Altmann, a curmudgeonly Brooklynite who, following a taxi crash, a brain scan and a stressed out doctor, mistakenly thinks he has just 90 minutes to live. What follows is a poignant, astonishingly portentous journey of redemption as Altmann races to reconcile with his wife, his brother and his friends after a lifetime of maltreatment and before it is too late.

With an all-star supporting cast that includes Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage, Melissa Leo and James Earl Jones , The Angriest Man In Brooklyn »

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The HeyUGuys Instant Watching Guide – September 1st 2014

1 September 2014 3:30 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Believe it or not, films and television programmes added to Netflix and Amazon do have a tendency to expire and no longer be there after a while; this isn’t as publicised as when the titles in question are added though. So by the time you read this there are around 50 titles disappearing from Netflix.

If you have ever wanted to watch the 2002 version of The Count of Monte Cristo then you have probably missed your chance by now. What this does mean however is that probably next week Netflix will have added a whole raft of new stuff, I say new but it will probably be a mixture of catalogue and stuff from the last year. I know that the underrated Enders Game and the superior Hunger Games: Catching Fire is due there in September, I just don’t know when.

In other Netflix news, they made industry headlines »

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Blu-ray, DVD, Digital: The Angriest Man In Brooklyn

11 June 2014 6:32 PM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: July 22, 2014

Price: DVD $19.98, Blu-ray $19.99

Studio: Lionsgate

Robin Williams and Mila Kunis in The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

Robin Williams (Old Dogs) has a bad day—a helluva bad day—in the comedy drama The Angriest Man In Brooklyn.

Williams plays overly bitter man Henry Altmann, whose anger really kicks into gear when he learns from a doctor (Mila Kunis, Ted) that he has a brain aneurysm and has only 90 minutes to live. This news kicks the curmudgeonly Altman into motion, and he sets out to reconcile with his wife, brother and friends in the short time he believes he has left.

Co-starring Peter Dinklage (TV’s Game of Thrones) and Melissa Leo (Flight) and directed by Phil Alden Robinson (who hasn’t helmed a film since 2002’s The Sum of All Fears), the R-rated Angriest Man In Brooklyn opened to lot of negative reviews upon it limited theatrical rollout in May. »

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Giveaway: Win a Father's Day Prize Pack from 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

9 June 2014 12:01 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Father's Day is this weekend, and in case you're still not sure what to get your dad for this annual holiday, we have a giveaway for the Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD release of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit that might be right up your alley. Chris Pine stars as a young Jack Ryan, who is recruited by a CIA veteran (Kevin Costner) to uncover a terrorist plot against the United States in director Kenneth Branagh's action-thriller, based on the character created by beloved author Tom Clancy. One lucky grand prize winner will receive a Father's Day Prize Pack that includes a Blu-ray copy signed by director/star Kenneth Branagh, along with a tool kit, the Tom Clancy novel Command Authority, and The Jack Ryan Collection Blu-ray, which includes The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger and The Sum Of All Fears. Our first prize winners »

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The Angriest Man in Brooklyn | Review

4 June 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Prognosis Negative: Robinson’s Return a Detached, Tepid Exercise

His first outing since the ill-fated 2002 film The Sum of All Fears, director Phil Alden Robinson’s latest, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, is a remake of a 1997 Israeli film, The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum, which happened to be part of a trilogy directed by Assi Dayan. At first appearing to be a black comedy about miserable, self-pitying human beings, a not-so-subtle message about the importance of family, enjoying one’s time and appreciating the preciousness of life, eventually cascades over the slim narrative, rendering any emotional or comedic potency to absolute zero. With a running time of about 80 minutes, this treatment still feels padded with moments that feel utterly useless because they’re not fully developed or simply used as a matter of convenience.

Henry Altmann (Robin Williams) is an unhappy man. Home life seems particularly dire, unable to have »

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Film Review: ‘The Angriest Man in Brooklyn’

30 May 2014 11:53 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

It’s movie night, and you can choose between crazy-shouty Robin Williams (think “The Fisher King”) and blubbering feel-good Robin Williams (like the one who discovers his son, dead from autoerotic asphyxiation, in “World’s Greatest Dad”). Which would you prefer? Trick question! In “The Angriest Man in Brooklyn,” you can have it both ways, as Williams plays the human equivalent of a bulging forehead vein who learns he has 90 minutes to live and spends the rest of the movie making amends, like Ebenezer Scrooge at the end of “A Christmas Carol.” Most auds will prefer have no Robin Williams at all.

Inspired by the 1997 Israeli movie “The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum,” in which actor-director Assi Dayan tried to imagine how the worst possible news could possibly bring out the best in someone, this schmaltzy remake from “Field of Dreams” helmer Phil Alden Robinson (directing his first film since 2002′s »

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Ebiri on The Angriest Man in Brooklyn: Robin Williams Doesn’t Sell the Superlative

23 May 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Phil Alden Robinson, who once gave us Sneakers and Field of Dreams (which could have been titled The Nicest Man in Iowa), has not directed a movie since the so-so 2002 studio flick The Sum of All Fears. (Remember that old attempt to turn Ben Affleck into a franchise hero?) So it’s a bit odd to see him now going the indie route with The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, even if it’s with an all-star cast. The film stars Robin Williams as, well, a really angry man whose fury at the world is compounded and complicated when he finds out he’s dying. On paper, it’s an interesting conceit. Williams has been looking to rediscover his “edge” for some years now, so at times the film reads like an attempt to fuse the actor’s darker persona with the cuddly-wuddly side that once churned out insufferable hits like Patch Adams. »

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Director Phil Alden Robinson Talks The Angriest Man In Brooklyn, What Inspired Him to Direct Again, Reflecting on Field Of Dreams, and More

20 May 2014 4:35 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Opening May 23rd, Phil Alden Robinson’s dark comedy, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, marks his first directorial effort since his 2002 action thriller, The Sum of All FearsRobin Williams stars as Henry Altmann, an unhappy man who is suddenly forced to reassess his life after his doctor (Mila Kunis) gives him an unexpected diagnosis.  What starts out as a bad day turns into something far worse as he struggles to right all his wrongs in what he believes are the final moments of his life.  The impressive cast also includes Peter Dinklage, Melissa Leo, James Earl Jones, and Hamish Linklater. In an exclusive interview, Robinson spoke about what inspired him to direct again, why he was drawn to the riskiness of the project and thought it was a gamble worth taking, how he attracted the strong cast and what the actors brought to the film, what he discovered making his first indie film, »

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Robin Williams Has 90 Minutes to Live in First Trailer for The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

10 April 2014 1:44 PM, PDT | Reelzchannel.com | See recent ReelzChannel news »

"How hard is it to tell someone you love them?"

Henry Altmann hates just about everything and everyone, but when his doctor (Mila Kunis) tells him that he has a brain aneurysm that will kill him in 90 minutes, he decides to change his ways and make amends with his wife (Melissa Leo), his brother (Peter Dinklage), his son (Hamish Linklater) and everyone else he has wronged. Back in the director's chair for the first time since 2002's The Sum of All Fears, Phil Alden Robinson directed this dramatic comedy remake of the 1997 Israeli movie, The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum.

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn opens May 23rd.

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Melissa Leo | Peter Dinklage | Mila Kunis | Robin Williams | Phil Alden Robinson | The Angriest Man in Brooklyn »

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‘The Angriest Man in Brooklyn’ Trailer Gives Robin Williams a Dying Shot at Being Nice

4 April 2014 5:00 PM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

You know that old saying “live each day as if it were your last”? While it’s supposed to be inspirational and designed to get you up off your butt and out into the world doing great things like traveling and confessing your love to your best friend, there’s also the view that it could be a terrifying and wholly negative statement. Living each day like it’s your last? That means you’re dying tomorrow. There’s so much you didn’t do! The Angriest Man in Brooklyn takes this concept and amplifies it times 100 by giving America’s wacky uncle Robin Williams only 90 minutes to live. What’s a guy to do when he’s only got an hour and a half to do everything he has left to get done? The trailer for the film attempts to explain how Williams is going to attempt such a feat, and »

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Trailer for The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, with Robin Williams and Mila Kunis

4 April 2014 4:31 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Lionsgate just released the first trailer for its upcoming "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn" comedy/drama, starring Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Melissa Leo, and Peter Dinklage. Check it out below. Plot: The film tells the story of Henry Altmann (Williams), who is having a horrible day, made much worse by his visit with Dr. Sharon Gill (Kunis), who abruptly informs him that he only has 90 minutes to live. After storming out of the hospital in disbelief, Henry panics and races through Brooklyn in an attempt to right all of the wrongs in his life, while Sharon desperately scrambles to find him and get him into surgery. The new movie is directed by Phil Alden Robinson (The Sum of All Fears) and is set to hit theaters on May 23rd, in limited release. Trailer: »

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Robin Williams is The Angriest Man in Brooklyn in new trailer

4 April 2014 4:08 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn has debuted a new trailer.

Robin Williams stars in the comedy alongside Mila Kunis, Melissa Leo, Peter Dinklage, Hamish Linklater and Richard Kind.

The Phil Alden Robinson-directed comedy centres around a curmudgeonly man (Williams) who is mistakenly told that he has 90 minutes to live by his doctor (Kunis).

He sets out to reconcile with his wife (Leo), brother (Dinklage) and friends in the short time he believes he has left.

The film is Sneakers director Robinson's first project since 2002's The Sum of All Fears.

Williams is set to reprise his role as Teddy Roosevelt in Night at the Museum 3.

Kunis will next be seen in Jupiter Ascending.

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn will open in Us cinemas from May 23. A UK release date is yet to be announced. »

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Trailer: "The Angriest Man In Brooklyn"

3 April 2014 8:59 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Phil Alden Robinson ("Field of Dreams," "Sneakers") returns to the director's chair over a decade since his last film, "The Sum of All Fears," to helm something quite different - a real-time high-concept comedy starring Robin Williams as a manic jerk.

The premise has Williams playing a man so obnoxious that his doctor (Mila Kunis) snaps and tells him he has only 90 minutes left to live. Thus he begins a mad scramble to set things right with family and friends before his time is up.

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Watch: Robin Williams Is ‘The Angriest Man In Brooklyn’ In First Trailer For Co-Starring Mila Kunis

3 April 2014 1:29 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

There's ticking clock movies and then there's Robin Williams being given 90 minutes to live and running around Brooklyn like a maniac. Hilarious? Well, sit back because your afternoon just got a little bit brighter. The first trailer for "The Angriest Man In Brooklyn" has arrived, and it might surprise you to learn that this is from director Phil Alden Robinson, the guy behind the underrated "Sneakers." It's also his first film in over a decade, with 2002's "The Sum Of All Fears" his previous foray behind the camera. Here, he's given the task of bottling Williams for a feature length runtime, in a remake of the Israeli film, “Mar Baum,” about a dude whose bitter disposition takes a turn when he learns death is just around the corner. Co-starring Mila Kunis, Melissa Leo, Peter Dinklage, Hamish Linklater and Richard Kind, you catch this starting on May 23rd. »

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Watch: Robin Williams is 'The Angriest Man in Brooklyn' in First Trailer

3 April 2014 11:54 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Last year, Robin Williams had a mixed bag of film appearances that included the abysmal comedy The Big Wedding and the melodramatic historical drama Lee Daniels' The Butler. Now he's back on the big screen again this year with this silly comedy The Angriest Man in Brooklyn. Williams plays Henry, a guy who always seems to be pissed at everything, until he gets misinformation from a flustered doctor (Mila Kunis) that he has a brain aneurysm that will kill him in 90 minutes. As Henry tries to make amends with people he's hurt around the city, the doctor attempts to track him down to retract the diagnosis. Yep, silly. Watch? Here's the first trailer for Phil Alden Robinson's The Angriest Man in Brooklyn from Yahoo: The Angriest Man in Brooklyn is directed by Phil Alden Robinson (Field of Dreams, The Sum of All Fears) and written by Daniel Taplitz (Chaos Theory, »

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First Look at Horror Thriller Jasmine

25 March 2014 9:15 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Grief. The loss of a loved can do lots of psychological damage to a person and Dax Phelan's new film Jasmine is primed to explore just how bad things can get. Read on for the initial details and first set of stills.

From the Press Release

Shanghai Street Films is pleased to announce Jasmine, the new psychological thriller starring Byron Mann (The Man With The Iron Fists), Jason Tobin (The Fast And The Furious), Hong Kong Oscar-Winner Eugenia Yuan (Memoirs Of A Geisha and starring in the upcoming Revenge Of The Green Dragons – daughter of critically-acclaimed actress Pei-Pei Cheng), Grace Huang (Cold War) and Sarah Lian has just entered the final stages of post production in anticipation of its world premiere as early as this Spring. The movie was filmed in Hong Kong.

Jasmine is a gripping and chilling psychological thriller about a man, Leonard To (Tobin), still struggling »

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Byron Mann, Eugenia Yuan Add Flavor to ‘Jasmine’

23 March 2014 3:57 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Lon Haber & Co is launching Hong Kong/U.S.-produced psychological thriller “Jasmine.”

The Hong Kong-set, English-language film, now in post-production, stars Byron Mann (“Catwoman”), Jason Tobin, Eugenia Yuan (“Memoirs of a Geisha”), Grace Huang (“The Man With the Iron Fists”) and Sarah Lian, and is the directorial debut of Dax Phelan.

The story features a man struggling to overcome his wife’s unsolved murder who takes matters into his own hands when the mystery surrounding her killing becomes murkier. The original story was conceived by Phelan and Tobin, with the screenplay written by Phelan.

Phelan, Tobin and Hollywood producer Stratton Leopold (“Mission: Impossible III,” “The Sum of All Fears”) produce. Company credits are with Hong Kong’s Shanghai Street Films and RockGinger and the U.S.’s Ripped Pictures.

Completion is set for late spring this year.

Lon Haber & Co is run by marketing executive and entrepreneur Lon Haber, »

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ABC Family Pulls Plug on ‘Alice in Arabia’ After Muslim Org Backlash

21 March 2014 7:03 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Just days after the Council on American-Islamic Relations (Cair-la) expressed concerns over potential stereotyping in the pilot for ABC Family’s “Alice in Arabia” and requested a meeting with execs, the network has decided not to pursue the show that had been announced Monday.

An ABC Family spokesperson said Friday, “The current conversation surrounding our pilot was not what we had envisioned and is certainly not conducive to the creative process, so we’ve decided not to move forward with this project.”

The show’s premise centered on an American teen kidnapped by her Saudi Arabian family after tragedy befalls her parents.

The pilot was penned by Brooke Eikmeier, who served in the U.S. Army as a cryptologic linguist in the Arabic language and trained to support Nsa missions in the Middle East.

Cair previously challenged actual and potential anti-Muslim stereotypes in “Executive Decision,” “24,” “The Siege,” “True Lies,” “Rules of Engagement, »

- Andrea Seikaly

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Blu-ray, DVD Release – Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

19 March 2014 3:34 PM, PDT | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 10, 2014

Price: DVD $29.99, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $39.99

Studio: Paramount Home Entertainment

Chris Pine (Star Trek: Into Darkness) takes on novelist Tom Clancy‘s popular CIA operative in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

The movie goes back to the beginning of Jack Ryan’s career, re-imagining his rise from soldier to analyst to full-fledged operative. He uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

Kevin Costner (Hatfields & McCoys) and Keira Knightley (Anna Karenina) also star in the film, as well as Sir Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn) playing the villain.

Kenneth Branagh also directed Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, hot off his success helming Thor. This thriller didn’t get quite as good a reception, though. Shadow Recruit garnered mixed reviews from both critics and moviegoers. Richard Roeper called the movie “the very definition of an Ok thriller.” And the film earned $50.3 million in theaters, »

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ABC Family’s ‘Alice in Arabia’ Draws Concern from Muslim Advocates

19 March 2014 1:59 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The greater Los Angeles-area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (Cair-la) announced Wednesday that it has asked ABC Family to meet with Muslim and Arab-American community leaders to discuss concerns about potential stereotyping in the pilot for the network’s new series “Alice in Arabia.”

One of three drama pilots ordered by ABC Family, the show centers on an American teen kidnapped by her Saudi Arabian family after tragedy befalls her parents.

In a letter sent to ABC Family president Tom Ascheim Tuesday, Cair explained, “As the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, we are concerned about the negative impact this program could have on the lives of ordinary Arab-American and American Muslims.”

While Cair-la officials say they understand that the pilot’s writer (Brooke Eikmeier) says the series is designed to “give Arabs and Muslims a voice on American TV” and has “noble intentions,” they »

- Andrea Seikaly

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