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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Running Scared (1986)

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Welcome to The Best Movie You Never Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at Running Scared (1986)! The Story: Two Chicago cops (Billy Crystal & Gregory... Read More...
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Darlanne Fluegel, Actress in ‘To Live and Die in L.A.,’ Dies at 64

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Darlanne Fluegel, Actress in ‘To Live and Die in L.A.,’ Dies at 64
Darlanne Fluegel, the actress who starred in films like “Once Upon a Time in America,” “To Live and Die in L.A.” and “Running Scared,” has died. She was 64. Fluegel’s daughter Jenna Carey told The Hollywood Reporter that Fluegel died Dec. 15 at her home in Orlando following a battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

The actress played Robert De Niro’s girlfriend in “Once Upon a Time in America” (1984) as well as Kirk Douglas’ love interest in 1986’s “Tough Guys.”

Fluegel also starred on the NBC drama “Crime Story” that aired from.
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Darlanne Fluegel, Actress in 'To Live and Die in L.A.' and 'Running Scared,' Dies at 64

Darlanne Fluegel, who starred in such 1980s films as Once Upon a Time in America, Tough Guys, To Live and Die in L.A. and Running Scared, has died. She was 64.

Fluegel died Dec. 15 at her home in Orlando after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, her daughter, Jenna Carey, told The Hollywood Reporter.

The alluring Fluegel portrayed Robert De Niro's girlfriend in Sergio Leone's epic Once Upon a Time in America (1984) and was Kirk Douglas' flame in Tough Guys (1986). In William Friedkin's crackling crime noir To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), she played a police informant...
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Darlanne Fluegel, Actress in 'To Live and Die in L.A.' and 'Running Scared,' Dies at 64

Darlanne Fluegel, Actress in 'To Live and Die in L.A.' and 'Running Scared,' Dies at 64
Darlanne Fluegel, who starred in such 1980s films as Once Upon a Time in America, Tough Guys, To Live and Die in L.A. and Running Scared, has died. She was 64.

Fluegel died Dec. 15 at her home in Orlando after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, her daughter, Jenna Carey, told The Hollywood Reporter.

The alluring Fluegel portrayed Robert De Niro's girlfriend in Sergio Leone's epic Once Upon a Time in America (1984) and was Kirk Douglas' flame in Tough Guys (1986). In William Friedkin's crackling crime noir To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), she played a police informant...
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Doomsday Clock and Star Wars: Darth Vader top bestselling comics and graphic novels of November 2017

The long-awaited Doomsday Clock #1 topped the chart of the bestselling comic books in November 2017, with DC clocking up eight of the top ten titles as the publisher toppled Marvel Comics in terms of unit share. However, Marvel led the way in terms of graphic novels, with Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 1: Imperial Machine the biggest selling Tpb of the month. Check out the charts below…

Top 10 Comic Books of November 2017.

1 Doomsday Clock #1 2 Doomsday Clock #1 Lenticular Edition 3 The Batman Who Laughs #1 4 Batman Lost #1 5 Batman #35 6 Batman #34 7 Batman: The Devastator #1 8 Captain America #695 9 Batman Annual #2 10 Star Wars #38

Top 10 Graphic Novels of November 2017

1 Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 1: Imperial Machine Tp 2 Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe… Again Tp 3 The Flash Vol. 4: Running Scared Tp 4 Wonder Woman Vol. 4: Godwatch Tp 5 Rick And Morty Volume 1 Tp 6 Star Wars: Rogue One Adaptation Tp 7 Journey To Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Captain
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Taylor Swift’s 91 Best Lyrics of All Time

Taylor Swift’s 91 Best Lyrics of All Time
Taylor Swift is set to release her sixth studio album, Reputation, on Friday, Nov. 10. And, regardless of your thoughts on the 27-year-old, she’s always had a way with words.

Which is why for months (years, arguably), die-hard fans, gossip lovers and even the media have been anxious to get a true glimpse into Swift’s life over the past three years.

Taylor Swift Drops Heartfelt New Single 'Call It What You Want' -- Listen!

The Grammy-winning artist has always let the music do the talking – it’s one of her greatest strengths. Heck, when she released 1989, she included packs of Polaroid photos in each hard copy – with a handwritten lyric from the album printed on each one. And we’re confident that this album will be no different. We’ve learned so much from the songs she’s already released -- not to mention the caption she left on an Instagram post on Aug. 25 after announcing the album:
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Good Time Review

Good Time is a sleazy synth-trip through New York City that stews in a bath of Walter Hill and Running Scared influences. Very Point-a-to-Point-b, burning like a 100-minute fuse. The Safdie brothers (Benny/Josh) navigate New York City like a character itself, creating an underbelly thriller that speeds around dangerous streets with cavalier opportunism. It’s a movie that could Only happen in NYC – as sprawling as it is multifaceted. But even better? An A-list Hollywood heartthrob sheds beautification in favor of back-alley survival scars. Performance becomes transformation and vampire glitter fades to grime (hint at the actor who grows tremendously with each tough break).

Robert Pattinson stars as Connie Nikas, a common thug who’d do anything for his mentally disabled, hearing-challenged brother Nick (Benny Safdie). Connie refuses to watch Nick waste time under psychiatric treatment. He’d rather rob a bank and flee to the country with Nick than live on the grid,
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Panel Discussion #43

Hello again, and welcome to the recently resurrected Panel Discussion. I’m Kieran, and every week I’m going to go through some of the best comics of the week to give you an idea what you should pick up that you might have missed. This is another stacked week with some fantastic first issues and great jumping on points for books you might be behind on, so let’s take a look at what’s on offer.

You probably already know this because it’s one of the big buzz books of the year, but the best comic this week by a long stretch is Tom King and Mitch Gerads’ Mister Miracle #1 which is a thought-provoking and unsettlingly down-to-Earth take on one of Jack Kirby’s greatest creations. This issue will certainly leave you with more questions than answers, but it’s important to know that you don’t
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‘The Color of Fear’ begins in The Flash #23, check out a preview here

The new story arc ‘The Color of Fear’ gets underway today in The Flash #23, and we’ve got a preview of the issue for you here; check it out…

Running Scared” prelude! Barry Allen is at a crossroads. He’s lied to the woman he loves about his life as The Flash, and a rift is growing between him and his heroic young partner. Now, his greatest enemy has threatened to strike down everyone close to him! It’s time to make a tough choice that will launch The Flash into his most incredible mission yet: a siege on the 25th century stronghold of Eobard Thawne!

The Flash #23 is out now, priced $2.99.
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DC Has Big Plans For The Flash, Harley Quinn And Wonder Woman This May

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It’s getting to be about that time of the month when publishers start rolling out solicits for books they’ll be shipping three months from now. As such, DC has given us all some juicy hints pertaining to what the future has in store for the likes of The Flash, Harley Quinn and Wonder Woman.

First, let’s talk about the Scarlet Speedster, who will be fresh off what’s sure to be a game changing crossover with Batman once issue #23 arrives in comic shops. And from what we can tell, he won’t be done with team-ups anytime soon because Green Lantern Hal Jordan is set to drop by for a little Brave and the Bold style action. Not only that, but Eobard Thawne threatens to cause more trouble as well.

Here’s
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Wamg Giveaway – Win the DVD of Decommissioned Starring Vinnie Jones

Brace yourself for the action thrill-ride Decommissioned, arriving on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand December 6 from Lionsgate. A retired CIA agent is forced to choose between saving his family or the president of the United States from assassination. Exciting from start to finish, the Decommissioned DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.

Check out the trailer for Decommissioned:

Vinnie Jones and Estella Warren bring to life this white-knuckle action-thriller. Retired CIA agent John Niles’s quiet life is shattered when he’s kidnapped and tortured one night to reveal his part in an upcoming mission. With his wife (Warren) and son held captive, Niles is forced to take part in a presidential assassination, so he turns to his old mentor Price (Jones) to uncover the CIA’s covert role in this dark operation.

We Are Movie Geeks has a copy of the Decommissioned DVD to give away.
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The Sweariest Films In Movie History

It’s not often that you get a ‘Bad cop’, ‘worse cop’ type affair when it comes to classic cop films. That, however, is just what you get with War on Everyone, directed by John Michael McDonagh and starring Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Pena. They play two corrupt cops in New Mexico and they don’t give a damn about who they blackmail or frame; until they come across someone even more despicable than they are. Let’s just say, these two detectives couldn’t possibly kiss their mothers with the colourful language they use. In that vein, we’ve decided to take a look at some of the films whose language has raised some questionable eye brows from society. War on Everyone is out in UK cinemas on 7th October.

Wolf Of Wall Street

Pretty large number, right? Well that’s how many times the f-word (in all forms
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Roy Orbison biopic The Big O on the way

Tony Sokol Sep 29, 2016

An official biopic of Roy Orbison has been confirmed...

Roy Orbison’s estate will cooperate with The Big O, a new biopic based on the life of the man who wrote 'Pretty Woman', 'Running Scared', 'In Dreams' and 'Only the Lonely'.

Roy Orbison was made for movies. That pallor. Those sunglasses. David Lynch saw it and Dennis Hopper channeled it. Roy Orbison was a mystery man, who never showed his eyes after losing his wife Claudette, who haunted his songs. Actually, Roy lost his regular, Buddy Holly style glasses on a tour bus with the Beatles when they opened for him in the UK. He kept both the shades and his friendship with George Harrison. They even formed a band together with Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne.

The biopic The Big O will be written by Ray Gideon and Bruce Evans,
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Level Up Review

Gamer culture is a funny thing. Virtual soldiers of fortune sit comfortably on their plushy, safely-indoor couches, while screaming obscenities and egotistical insults into a headset microphone. It takes a movie like Level Up to put some of these arm-chair warriors in their respective places, useful with only a Cheeto-dusted controller in their hands. Yet, as far as “fantasy becomes reality” movies are concerned, Adam Randall’s kidnapping take is a bit more boiled-down than other more frantic, high-stakes efforts. Think Call Of Duty meets Grand Theft Auto, except Randall’s dangerous trajectory lacks any gameplay meat on its proverbial bones. Bad might turn to worse, but never in an adrenaline-pumping, action-ready kind of way. Not a glitchy mess, but more like a beta test?

Josh Bowman stars as the slacker-happy Matt, who spends most of his days playing video games and getting piss drunk. His girlfriend Anna (Leila Mimmack
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Scott Eastwood To Lead Sci-Fi Movie Ecstasia

After securing roles in high-profile movies like Suicide Squad and Fast 8, Scott Eastwood has booked a leading role in a new sci-fi film called Ecstasia.

THR reports that the project comes from writer/director Wayne Kramer, who managed to coax an amazing performance out of another somewhat bland actor, Paul Walker, back in 2006's excellent Running Scared. Maybe he can do something similar for Eastwood, who surely has chiseled looks but hasn't proven to be a memorable force on screen in anything he's been in so far.

Eastwood will star alongside Italian actress Matilda Lutz in Ecstasia, a film about "a couple who live in a world where love no longer exists during their final days together before their love expires." A description from Deadline a few years ago paints a more detailed picture of the plot:

[The movie is set] at a time when love no longer exists, except when it is
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Interview: Talking 'The Conjuring 2' with Director James Wan

"The Conjuring 2" has James Wan once again at the helm following the record breaking success of "The Conjuring," he brings to the screen another real case from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren with much added scares.

Latino Review had the opportunity to speak with director James Wan at a recent press day in Los Angeles. We asked him about bringing this story to London, having his set blessed by a priest, working again with Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, working in the Hodgson house and what really scares him.

Why not just do an Amityville film since the film starts from there? Why not make a Amityville film based on the Warren files?

James Wan: I think that the fact that the Amityville case is so documented and done so many times and its just something that I feel that everyone knows about it already.
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Adi Shankar’s ‘Bootleg Universe Pitch Show’ Unveils Guest Lineup (Exclusive)

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Adi Shankar’s ‘Bootleg Universe Pitch Show’ Unveils Guest Lineup (Exclusive)
Fresh off 3 Streamy nominations for “Adi Shankar‘s Bootleg Universe,” the producer behind the short films “Power/Rangers” and “The Punisher: Dirty Laundry” is expanding his popular Internet brand with a new talk show series where Hollywood’s hottest writers and directors present ideas for reinventing their favorite franchises. Titled “The ‘Bootleg Universe’ Pitch Show,” episodes for Season 1 include “Tangerine” writer/director Sean Baker, “The Guest” writer Simon Barrett, “The Voices” scribe Michael R. Perry, “V/H/S” & “Devil’s Due” filmmakers Radio Silencer and “Running Scared” writer/director Wayne Kramer. For its first window, all 16 episodes of the series’ first season will be released.
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UK Trailer: Tom Hardy In "Legend"

The release of Brian Helgeland's crime thriller "Legend," starring Tom Hardy as both halves of the Kray Twins, is set for early September in the UK and so Studio Canal is about to ramp up the promotional blitz for the film.

We had a UK teaser in April set to Roy Orbinson's "Running Scared", and a U.S. trailer last month set to Imagine Dragons' "I'm So Sorry", now comes the full U.K. trailer set to The Walker Brothers' "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore".

Tom Hardy stars as both Ronnie and Reggie Kray who ruled East London's underworld with fists, pistols and simple intimidation. Christopher Eccleston, Emily Browning and Taron Egerton's characters all get a bit more screen time in the new clip, but this is predominantly the Hardy and Hardy show.
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Tom Hardy and Tom Hardy star in trailer for gangster movie ‘Legend’

Tom Hardy’s last acting challenge was acting entirely by himself for an entire movie while driving a car in 2014’s Locke. But now Hardy is doubling down on that challenge by starring as a set of twins in Brian Helgeland’s (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) gangster drama Legend.

Based on the ’50s and ’60s organized crime wave of The Kray twins, Reggie and Ronnie, Legend documents their rise to power and their rein of terror as night club owners and celebrity gangsters. In addition to their identical appearance, Ronnie Kray also suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, so there’s certainly a lot of meat here for Hardy to bite off. Here’s the official synopsis:

From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ron Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in an amazing double performance.
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Legend Trailer: Tom Hardy and Tom Hardy Rule the London Crime Scene

It’s been nearly a year since we shared the first image of Tom Hardy as Ronald and Reginald Kray, but now you can see the twin gangsters in action in the very first Legend trailer. The Brian Helgeland-directed film tells the true story of the identical twins who ruled the London crime scene in the 1950s and 1960s. While Hardy’s double performance is certainly the highlight of this trailer, the piece also does a stellar job of conveying a curious tone, putting an unusual pep to the Kray twins’ menace through some especially vibrant imagery set to the tune of Roy Orbison’s “Running Scared.” You can check out the new Legend trailer for yourself below. The film also stars Emily Browning, David Thewlis, Christopher Eccleston, Chazz Palminteri and Taron Egerton. (Why do I get the feeling that Egerton never would have scored that one shot in
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