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Morning Meme: "Modern Family: The Revenge," Al Roker's Man Candy, and Debra Messing Dips Her Quill Into Company Ink

29 December 2011 5:22 AM, PST | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

If the year belonged to anyone, it belonged to Ryan Gosling, who seemed to be everywhere, making movies, giving interviews, even breaking up street fights. These are his greatest hits.

I was truly taken by the horrible customer relations nightmare that Ocean Marketing caused for itself, and really impressed at how Penny Arcade stepped up  to defend the customer. Now it's become a full-fledged meme, and Paul is off the account. But maybe Mike at Penny Arcade enjoyed it just a bit too much? Or not.

Mitt Romney isn't as bad as most Republicans, at least on most issues. While the majority of the presidential candidates favor abolishing PBS and NPR, he just wants to cut off federal funding and add commercials to Sesame Street. To sell toys, which will help the economy. Or something.

Debra Messing, recently separated from her husband of 11 years, is reportedly dating her Smash costar Will Chase. »

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‘Loosies’ Trailer Featuring Peter Facinelli, Michael Madsen & Vincent Gallo

5 December 2011 5:00 AM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Coming off the Twilight series, actor Peter Facinelli is trying his hand in the writing game with Loosies. His screenplay debut is directed Michael Corrente (American Buffalo) and comes out of nowhere, as it is currently on VOD and hitting theaters early next year. Facinelli plays a NYC pickpocket that runs into trouble with some news from a past girlfriend. The low-budget feel is clear, but the plot is somewhat intriguing. With a supporting cast that includes Vincent Gallo, Michael MadsenJoe Pantoliano, and Thor‘s Jaimie Alexander, it could be worth checking out to see if Facinelli has any talent with the pen. Check out the trailer below via Apple.

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A young pickpocket in the New York subways, living a fast, free, lifestyle is confronted by a woman whom he had a one night affair with, she informs him that she is now pregnant with his child, he »

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Indie Trailer Sunday: Michael Corrente's 'Loosies' with Peter Facinelli

4 December 2011 1:20 PM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"My kid's father steals out of old lady's handbags." Today's fun trailer is for an indie drama called Loosies, starring and written by Peter Facinelli, who plays a New York pickpocket (we've had ballerinas, spies, musicians, taxi drivers, now a pickpocket?) that learns he got a girl pregnant, which then flips his world upside, of course. Jaimie Alexander from Thor, who I must admit is absolutely beautiful and talented as all hell, also stars as the girl, Lucy, in this. Michael Madsen, Vincent Gallo and Joe Pantoliano are in it, too. This doesn't look half bad coming out of nowhere, I'm intrigued, give it a shot anyway. Watch below! Watch the official trailer for Michael Corrente's Loosies, also in high def via Apple: A young pickpocket (Facinelli) in the New York City subways, living a fast, free, lifestyle is confronted by a woman (Alexander) whom he had a one night affair with, »

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Cool Clicks: Brad Pitt Consoles Suicidal Man

2 December 2011 4:00 AM, PST | NextMovie | See recent NextMovie news »

We scour the interwebs for the coolest movie news and more so you don't have to ...

Moviefone has details on Brad Pitt consoling a man contemplating suicide during a recent "Moneyball" Q&A session.

Hollywood Crush has the exclusive on the cover art for a must-have of any coffee table, "The Hunger Games: Illustrated Movie Companion."

NextMovie's own Kevin Polowy talks the holiday season's most anticipated films with Better TV.

You can watch "Loosies," the comedy written by and starring "Twilight"'s own Peter Facinelli, before it hits theaters at Sundance Now.

Deadline reports that Paramount has emerged as the lucky frontrunner for the rights to the hot fantasy novel, "Daughter of Smoke and Bone."

What are the Top 10 Non-Disney Animated Films? The Celebrity Cafe has some interesting and unexpected picks. »

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New Clip of Peter Facinelli in ‘Loosies’

1 December 2011 12:13 AM, PST | twilightersanonymous.com | See recent TwilightersAnonymous news »

MTV has the latest clip of Peter Facinelli in his new movie, Loosies. Here you can see Peter in a scene with Christy Carlson Romano where he appears to be in some credit card trouble. Enjoy the scene below: In the film, Peter Facinelli, who also wrote the script, stars as Bobby, a pick pocket [...]

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'Twilight' Star Peter Facinelli Has Sticky Fingers In Exclusive 'Loosies' Clip

30 November 2011 12:35 PM, PST | MTV Movies Blog | See recent MTV Movies Blog news »

It's not easy to find love in the city. Christy Carlson Romano, formerly known as Kim Possible and Ren on "Even Stevens," seems poised to learn that the hard way in this exclusive clip from "Loosies."

In the film, Peter Facinelli, who also wrote the script, stars as Bobby, a pick pocket who ends up in over his head. At a restaurant with Romano's character, Carmen, Bobby charms the young woman he supposedly helped with a lost wallet. When the bill comes and the credit card comes back denied, it looks like Bobby's luck may be running out.

Michael Madsen plays the cop on his trail and the one who heads to the restaurant after Bobby's card runs as stolen.

Check out the exclusive clip from "Loosies" above, and watch the movie today at SundanceNow.com.

What do you think of the "Loosies" clip? Let us know in the comments below and on Twitter! »

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Exclusive: Loosies Clip

21 November 2011 10:30 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

We have an exclusive clip from the new indie drama Loosies, which is currently available through SundanceNow before its theatrical debut January 4. Click on the video player below to watch Peter Facinelli multi-task by flirting with a woman and stealing a man's cell phone.

Click to watch Exclusive: Pick Pocket!

A young pickpocket in the New York subways, living a fast, free, lifestyle is confronted by a woman whom he had a one night affair with, she informs him that she is now pregnant with his child, he must now choose between continuing the lifestyle he lead or take responsibility for his actions.

Loosies was released November 9th, 2011 and stars Peter Facinelli, Michael Madsen, Vincent Gallo. The film is directed by Michael Corrente. »

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Win the Chance to Watch ‘Loosies’ Starring Peter Facinelli

21 November 2011 4:11 PM, PST | twilightersanonymous.com | See recent TwilightersAnonymous news »

Ta has just gotten the unique opportunity to give one of our readers the chance to watch Peter Facinelli in his movie, Loosies, online. All you need to do is leave a comment on the post below, and you could be the lucky one to win an access code to watch the film for free [...]

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Giveaway: SundanceNOW Screening Pass for Loosies Starring Peter Facinelli & Jaimie Alexander

21 November 2011 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

The Film A young pickpocket in the New York subways, living a fast, free, lifestyle is confronted by a woman whom he had a one night affair with, she informs him that she is now pregnant with his child, he must now choose between continuing the lifestyle he lead or take responsibility for his actions. Watch Michael Corrente's new film Loosies, before it hits theaters on SundanceNow.com and cable VOD to find out if Bobby will choose love over living the fast life. Directed by Michael Corrente (Brooklyn Rules) and starring Peter Facinelli (who also wrote the screenplay), Jaimie Alexander, William Forsythe, Michael Madsen, Joe Pantoliano, Christy Carlson Romano and Vincent Gallo, Loosies is now available to see in select theaters. The Prize - One (1) Access Code to watch Loosies for free »

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Q&A: Peter Facinelli on the End of 'Twilight'

17 November 2011 2:00 PM, PST | NextMovie | See recent NextMovie news »

Peter Facinelli has left his mark on many movies and TV shows since his debut in "Angela" in 1995, but most moviegoers now know and love the 37-year-old actor as the vampire Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the "Twilight" movies. Carlisle is head of the Cullen clan and Edward's maker, and his compassion and wisdom have helped keep his vampire family together for ages.

Carlisle also hosts the cinematic wedding of the year between Bella and Edward in "Breaking Dawn - Part 1," which opens in theaters on November 18. We caught up with the "father" of the groom as he spoke candidly about the end of "Twilight," playing doctor with chicken breasts, and which item of Carlisle's he once tried to steal.

Forbes magazine calculated that Carlisle Cullen was the wealthiest fictional character because some 350 years of compound interest and investments amassed him a fortune of $34.5 million. How does it feel to be the wealthiest vampire in history? »

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Peter Facinelli's pre-released 'Loosies' available for online download

9 November 2011 6:38 PM, PST | Twilight Examiner | See recent Twilight Examiner news »

Peter Facinelli's film Loosies - written by, starring, and produced by him - is available for downloading and online streaming before any theatrical release for the picture at this time. SundanceNow has the film available in both formats for $9.99. Loosies' film summary is as follows: A young pickpocket in the New York subways, living a fast, free, lifestyle is confronted by a woman whom he had a one night affair with, she informs him that she is now pregnant with his child, he must now choose between continuing the lifestyle he lead or take responsibility for his actions. . »

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Afm Unveils Slate Of Screenings

12 October 2011 3:59 PM, PDT | FamousMonsters of Filmland | See recent Famous Monsters of Filmland news »

The 32nd American Film Market (Afm) – taking place Nov. 2-9 in Santa Monica, CA – will be screening 395 films, including 65 world premieres and 295 market premieres – the works of prominent actors and directors including Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Jackie Chan, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Fassbender, William Friedkin, Amy Heckerling, Kiera Knightly, Richard Linklater, Matthew McConaughey, Carey Mulligan, Seth Rogen, Martin Scorsese, Todd Solondz, Aurdrey Tautou and Michelle Williams. The 2011 Afm will take place Nov. 2-9 in Santa Monica, CA. 

Films making their World Premieres include A Gang Story, starring Gérard Lanvin and Tchéky Karyo; Bad Karma, starring Ray Liotta, Dominic Purcell and Rhona Mitra; Columbus Circle, starring Selma Blair, Amy Smart, Giovanni Ribisi and Kevin Pollak; Nobel’S Last Will, starring Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman and Leif Andrée; Snowflake, The White Gorilla, starring Elsa Pataky and Pere Ponce; Special Forces, starring Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou and Benoit Magimel; and The Expatriate, starring Aaron Eckhart and Olga Kurylenko. »

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IFC Picks Up Us Rights to Peter Facinelli’s ‘Loosies’

9 September 2011 10:26 PM, PDT | twilightersanonymous.com | See recent TwilightersAnonymous news »

The awesome Peter Facinelli had some very good luck at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff). Peter’s new movie, Loosies, has found a Us home in IFC and should get a release date in December. Read more below:

IFC is picking up U.S. rights to drama “Loosies,” starring Peter Facinelli (“Twilight”) and Jaimie Alexander (“Thor”), and plans a December release.

Loosies,” shot last summer, centers on a successful pickpocket in New York City who roams the city disguised as a stockbroker — until confronted with a recent one-night stand who tells him she’s pregnant with his child. Facinelli penned the script five years ago as an homage to New York, with the ideas coming to him as he walked the streets.

Project was produced by Chad A. Verdi of Verdi Prods. along with Facinelli, Noah Kraft and Glenn Ciano. Michael Madsen, Vincent Gallo and Joe Pantoliano also star with Michael Corrente (“American Buffalo”) directing.

Cmg is selling foreign rights at Toronto and held a screening for buyers Thursday. Facinelli told Variety prior to the screening that he was inspired by several prominent films: “Midnight Cowboy,” “The Sting” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.”

Read the full story at Variety here. »

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Twilight Star Wants to Reach Into Your Pocket!

8 September 2011 4:30 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Yes, it's a bit strange to see Peter Facinelli not playing the father figure to a clan of seriously hot vampires. Obviously, the guy can play other characters, but watching him go from Carlisle Cullen's calm, paternal reassurance to his role as a single, no-attachments pickpocket who oozes charm in his new flick Loosies (which the actor actually wrote himself), can be double-take inducing. Check it out... One thing's for certain: The life of a pickpocket as Facinelli portrays it looks pretty fun—fancy suits, free cab rides, a good excuse to take a pretty lady who "lost her wallet" out to dinner. But it can't be a party all the time. Pretty soon, the consequences of his carefree »

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First trailer for Peter Facinelli's 'Loosies' unveiled

7 September 2011 7:30 AM, PDT | Twilight Examiner | See recent Twilight Examiner news »

The first trailer for Peter Facinelli's Loosies has been unveiled.

As you probably know by now, Facinelli wrote the screenplay for this, produced it, and stars as "Bobby," a pickpocket whose one-time lover tells him she's pregnant with his child.

So, the film is probably pretty near and dear to his heart.

As indicated a moment ago, Facinelli has indicated his intention to move into the director's chair at some point as well. Loosies is his second screenplay to make it to film (the first was Accidentally in Love starring Jennie Garth, which debuted on The Hallmark Channel earlier this year), and it's also the first film his company, Facinelli Films, has been responsible for. So,  »

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Peter Facinelli Stars in Brand New Trailer for ‘Loosies’

6 September 2011 4:23 PM, PDT | twilightersanonymous.com | See recent TwilightersAnonymous news »

After waiting to hear about Peter Facinelli’s Loosies for months and then getting a number of stills and an official poster for the movie, it felt like it might be awhile before we got a glimpse of the actual movie. But never fear! Tonight, we have Peter starring in the brand new trailer for Loosies, [...]

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Peter Facinelli Steals Away in 'Loosies' Trailer

6 September 2011 4:19 PM, PDT | NextMovie | See recent NextMovie news »

Dr. Carlisle Cullen could pick our pocket any day.

Peter Facinelli, everyone's favorite vampire dad, plays a New York City thief and con artist who's forced to rethink his carefree lifestyle when he's suddenly confronted with impending fatherhood in the new crime comedy, "Loosies."

Facinelli also makes his feature screenwriting debut with the film, which sports a pretty amazing cast. We were already impressed with seeing the likes of Michael Madsen, William Forsythe and even Vincent Gallo in the trailer, but the late appearance of Joe Pantoliano tops them all (of course).

The plot starts off a little like "Miami Blues" (remember that one?), with Facinelli stealing Madsen's badge and going on a cop-impersonation spree (however, as far as we can tell, Madsen doesn't have his fake teeth stolen as well, unlike poor Fred Ward in "Blues"). And then one of Facinelli's one-night stands (Jaimie Alexander) shows up and things get a bit more complicated. »

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Trailer: Twilight's Peter Facinelli is a Pickpocket with Panache in Loosies

6 September 2011 3:50 PM, PDT | Movieline | See recent Movieline news »

Peter Facinelli, the elder Twilight statesman at age 37, wrote, produced, and stars in the new movie Loosies, the story of a tricky pickpocket who discovers that his ex-girlfriend (Jaimie Alexander) is pregnant just as he finds himself on the lam. It costars Michael Madsen and Vincent Gallo, which should make you jolt an eyebrow. Let's see if Facinelli can make thievery look cool in the movie's new trailer. »

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New stills released for Peter Facinelli’s “Loosies”

3 September 2011 4:34 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

By Kim Palacios

hollywoodnews.com: Though we don’t yet have a release date for “Loosies,” this week brought us the first set of stills. Posted on Peter Facinelli’s Facebook page are seven shots from the upcoming film.

Facinelli both wrote the screenplay and acted in the starring role of Bobby, a city native whose mother believes him to be a Wall Street banker. Yet, when he gets on the subway in the morning, that’s where he stays—riding the rails and picking pockets.

But don’t be fooled by his moral transgressions—it turns out that Bobby’s life of crime holds a nobler intent. Through the course of the story, the audience learns that he steals in order to pay his long-departed father’s old gambling debts.

The central conflict of the story arises when Bobby comes across Lucy, a one-night stand who claims she’s pregnant with his child. »

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New poster and stills from Peter Facinelli's 'Loosies' unveiled

30 August 2011 7:23 AM, PDT | Twilight Examiner | See recent Twilight Examiner news »

A teaser poster and a few new stills from Peter Facinelli ("Carlisle Cullen" in the Twilight Saga)'s latest film, Loosies, have been unveiled.

Peter Facinelli wrote, produced, and stars in Loosies, which he worked on last summer in Providence.

The storyline for Loosies is, loosely, that "Bobby" (Facinelli) is a pickpocket in New York City who lives fast and free until a woman he had a one-night-stand with, "Lucy" (Jaimie Alexander, who also joined Nurse Jackie this past season), comes forth and says that she's pregnant with his child.

This isn't the first script Facinelli's done which has gone through. Last year's Accidentally In Love was also his, and that was made for TV on the Hallm  »

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