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Mark Wahlberg -- Ringside Seats to Watch Pacquiao ... Train

24 April 2015 5:03 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Mark Wahlberg might've been a week early and minus a Floyd Mayweather ... but he still had the best seat in the house to watch Manny Pacquiao today ... dropping in on Pac Man's gym session. Wahlberg brought his entourage (see what we did there) to Wild Card Boxing in Hollywood and got an up close and personal look at the Filipino slugger just days before the May 2nd mega fight. Things had been really tight at »

- TMZ Staff

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Vampire Diaries Recap: Double Dose

23 April 2015 6:49 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Caroline’s tour of terror finally reached its end on Thursday’s Vampire Diaries — and that wasn’t even the craziest part of the game-changing hour.

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No, that honor goes to a vengeful Lily handing the cure for vampirism over to Elena, telling her, “Damon was never going to offer it to you.” (That’s cold, Mama Salvatore. Real cold.)

But rather than ignite yet another fight between the show’s “it” couple — I got worried when Elena started whining about things getting “complicated” — Lily’s »

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Strong Debut on Disc Chart for ‘Batman Vs. Robin’

22 April 2015 6:50 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Warner’s direct-to-video “Batman Vs. Robin” was the best-selling newcomer the week ending April 19, bowing at No. 1 on Nielsen VideoScan’s Blu-ray Disc sales chart.

But in overall disc sales, the animated “DC Universe Original Movie” was trumped by another Warner title, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” which regained the top spot on Nielsen’s First Alert chart after spending two weeks at No. 2.

“Interstellar,” the Paramount sci-fi epic that occupied the No. 1 spot for the last two weeks, slipped to No. 3 on First Alert.

Rounding out the top five on the overall disc sales chart: Walt Disney’s “Big Hero 6,” repeating at No. 4, and 20th Century Fox’s “The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death,” a horror sequel that bowed at No. 5.

The original “The Woman in Black” came out in 2012 and driven by favorable reviews as well as Daniel “Harry Potter” Radcliffe in »

- Thomas K. Arnold

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new and ongoing dvd & streaming releases, Us/Can/UK, from Apr 20-21

21 April 2015 3:48 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

A simple listing, duplicated from the homepage, of new releases and other stuff currently available, for the benefit of those playing along by RSS or keeping up via the Daily Digest emails (sign up here).

new Us/Can Apr 21    streaming only Alex of Venice Black Sea Mr. Turner Paddington Selma American Sniper The Dead Lands Diplomacy The Pyramid    dvd/streaming A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Taken 3 Cake Everly new UK Apr 20    streaming only Annie Unbroken Exodus: Gods and Kings The Last Act Last Knights November Man    dvd/streaming Big Eyes Frequencies The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Dumb and Dumber To Stephen King’s A Good Marriage

more recent releases Us/Can    streaming only Advanced Style Amira & Sam Belle Camp X-ray Frequencies The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I Last Days in Vietnam Mistaken for Strangers A Most Violent Year Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts Oscar Nominated »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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A Little Chaos movie review: necessary fantasy

17 April 2015 9:17 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

Romantic and funny and smart and wise and just plain different. This is a historical costume dramedy romp about gardening. How cool is that? I’m “biast” (pro): love the cast

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

Historical fantasy! Nope, there are no dragons or wizards or magic. But it’s fantasy nevertheless. And of a very welcome sort. Of a very necessary sort.

In Paris in 1682, King Louis Xiv is preparing to move his court from the Louvre in the city to the countryside palace at Versailles, and he wants gardens that he likens, not in any metaphorical way, to the divine: “Heaven shall be here,” he commands. No small task, then, for royal gardener and landscape architect André Le Notre. And Le Notre takes a real chance when he dares to hire, for one section of the gardens, »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Holdovers ‘Interstellar,’ ‘The Hobbit’ Top Slow Home Video Sales Chart

15 April 2015 5:43 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

After weeks of three or four high-profile new releases, the disc business is going through its usual pre-summer slowdown.

And with no new big theatrical releases arriving in stores last week, the two top spots on the national home video sales charts for the week ending April 12 are the same as in the prior week: Paramount’s “Interstellar” sci-fi epic, which earned $188 million at the U.S. box office, at No. 1, and Warner’s “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the third installment in the adventure fantasy trilogy, at No. 2.

Walt Disney again took the No. 3 and No. 4 spots, with returning titles “Into the Woods” and “Big Hero 6” on the Nielsen Videoscan First Alert chart, which tracks overall disc sales, Blu-ray Disc and DVD combined. Both titles also finished the week in the same spots on Nielsen’s dedicated Blu-ray chart, albeit in the reverse order.

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- Thomas K. Arnold

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Second Trailer For Hot Pursuit With Sofia Vergara And Reese Witherspoon

10 April 2015 12:35 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

New Line Cinema

My mind has been well and truly boggled by this second promo for Hot Pursuit. Rather than being an innocuous, throwaway comedy promo in the vein of some kind of Paul Blart movie, this film seems to be juggling all sorts of oddness.

First of all there’s the scene with the chap who shoots himself while watching one woman draw another into some mock-lesbianism. This first inspires his gun to go off accidentally (and I’m sure they know what they’re doing there) and then provokes him to say some weird, arrogant and chauvinist nonsense on TV.

Then later there’s a scene where Reese Witherspoon cross-dresses as a man and gets her breasts frisked. And also a bit where Sofia Vergara mocks Reese Witherspoon’s underwear as if she’s wearing some sort of embarrassing granny panties.

Pretty much every scene in that trailer »

- Brendon Connelly

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Golden Trailer Nominations Announced

10 April 2015 10:05 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Golden Trailer Awards have announced nominations in 82 categories, a month ahead of its 16th annual awards show on May 6 at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills.

Universal Pictures had 44 nominations for films, including “Furious 7,” “Jurassic World,” “Minions,”  “Unbroken” and “Ted 2.” Fox followed with 41 nominations, including work on “Birdman,” “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” “Gone Girl” and “Wild.”

Ignition Creative had the most nominations among agencies, working on 44 of this year’s nominees.

The complete list of nominees:

Awards Presented During The Live Stage Show Include:

Best Action

Agent 47 “New Assassin”, 20th Century Fox, Transit

The Equalizer “Domestic Trailer”, Columbia Pictures, Vibe Creative Inc

Furious 7 “Family”, Universal Pictures, Av Squad

John Wick “Domestic Trailer”, Lionsgate, Av Squad

Kingsman: The Secret Service “Trailer E: Path”, 20th Century Fox, Wild Card


Best Animation / Family

Annie “Dreams”, Columbia Pictures, Seismic Productions

Big Hero 6 “Find Your Way”, Disney, Trailer Park

Cinderella “Be Kind”, Disney, »

- Dave McNary

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Save One Show 2015: Vote in the Finals Now!

6 April 2015 8:30 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's down to the spy and the doctor. After weeks of intense voting and lobbying—we see your tweets—Save One Show 2015 is down to the finals between ABC's Agent Carter and The CW's Hart of Dixie. Yep, after coming back in the Wild Card round, Agent Carter's sister show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. couldn't compete with the butt-kicking Hayley Atwell series and CW's beloved medical dramedy. Another comic book series, Constantine, didn't have the votes to stand up against the fan-favorite period spy drama and the long-running Rachel Bilson show. Agent Carter and Hart of Dixie were pretty much neck-to-neck in the semifinals round. You hear that super fans? Get the vote »

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Save One Show 2015: Wild Card Winner Revealed—Vote in the Semi-Finals Now!

2 April 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Save One Show has gone wild! After several days of intense battle, we're happy to welcome back one eliminated show back into our annual campaign to save one beloved TV series from cancellation. Everyone, please extend a warm welcome to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the winner of this year's Wild Card round! But the comeback kid is facing some major competition in the semi-finals, going up against Agent Carter, Constantine and Hart of Dixie, with only two shows advancing to the finals.  Game. On. This round of voting closes on Sunday, April 5 at 5 p.m. Pt, with the finals kicking off on Monday, April 6! So it looks like you are going to have to miss out on that egg hunt and Easter »

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Manny Pacquiao -- Celeb Train Keeps Rollin' ... Works Out w/ Mickey Rourke

1 April 2015 7:01 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Another day, another huge star at Manny Pacquiao's L.A. training camp -- this time, Mickey Rourke swung by for a workout ... and TMZ Sports has the footage.  Rourke -- sportin' a camouflage vest and some tight white bike shorts -- hit up Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood ... while Manny was inside gettin' his sweat on.  PacMan has been working out with a Bunch of big stars lately -- including Tim Tebow, Dave Chappelle »

- TMZ Staff

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Wild Card: Who is the Big N’s biggest baddie?

31 March 2015 6:30 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Bowser.  Ganondorf.  Ridley.  Nintendo’s history is full of villains almost as recognizable and iconic as the company’s heroes.  Some, like Wario, are more empathetic or misunderstood (you try living in the shadow of Mario and Luigi!)  Others are downright evil, like Mother Brain or Ganondorf.  Many give us thrills and chills every time they recur, while others only needed to appear once to be permanently cemented in gamers’ minds, like Majora.  Regardless of anything else, however, all of these characters are bad.  But there is one boss who is the baddest of the bad, one sinister Nintendo villain who overshadows all others in his acts of cruelty and inhumanity. While their heinous crimes bring tears and instill fear, there is no exultation that matches overthrowing this wicked tyrant.  Doing so is no trivial task, however, it requires patience, dedication, and the ability to stare evil in the face, »

- Tim Maison

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'Interstellar', 'Imitation Game', 'Wild' and Scoreless 'Gravity' Today on DVD & Blu-ray

31 March 2015 8:51 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Interstellar I enjoyed Interstellar the one time I saw it, but I just don't have that urge to see it again, which make me a little sad. I'm not in a camp that looks at it as confusing or upset about the sound design, I felt it was straight-forward enough and while a little bloated, a fun ride and one I'm happy I saw in IMAX as I don't think seeing it on the small screen will do it nearly the same justice. That said, for the fans, it is here to own and you can watch it as many times as you like, complete with a ton of special features. One of which is included directly below and you can watch about 90 minutes worth right here. yt id="rNkYNfAXzx4" width="370"

The Imitation Game I was surprised when I visited Amazon this morning to find that of all the new releases this weekend, »

- Brad Brevet

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Fast & Furious 7 (aka Furious 7) movie review: head-on vehicular hard-on

30 March 2015 10:58 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

Too long, too convoluted, too sentimental, and too ridiculous. Some will say those are its good points. Will they embrace the homoeroticism too? I’m “biast” (pro): nothing

I’m “biast” (con): mostly not a fan of the series

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

We are through the looking glass here, people. We have reached peak Hollywood. There is nothing negative anyone can say about Furious 7 (aka Fast & Furious 7) that cannot be taken as a positive. There is the “review-proof movie” that will gather a massive audience no matter what we egghead critics think of it, and then there’s the movie that is actually hardened against reviews like it’s coated in Teflon: scoffing just slides right off it.

I could say that this is the kind of movie in which, when someone says to a child who has just tossed a toy, »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Save One Show 2015: It's Time for the Wild Card—Vote Your Favorite Series Back in Now!

30 March 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Second chances are what Save One Show is all about! We started off with 15 shows, and are now down to the final three—Agent Carter, Constantine and Hart of Dixie—in our annual campaign to rescue one TV series from cancellation, but guess what? One of the previously eliminated shows is getting back in on the action. It's time for the Wild Card round, which gives one show's fanbase the chance to get their series back on the ballot, including the two shows eliminated in the Top 5—Forever and The Mindy Project. (How dare you?!) And no, before you make fun of us for our counting skills (or lack thereof), we  realize there are only 11 shows up for the spot, as the 12th, Looking, was »

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Jason Statham, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley buy Beverly Hills mansion

28 March 2015 10:58 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Celebrity homes and real estate - Actor Jason Statham and his model girlfriend Rosie Huntington-Whiteley have reportedly bought a $13 million home together. The 47-year-old action movie star and his sexy girlfriend are believed to have each paid half of the jaw-dropping sum for the estate in Beverly Hills, just a week after they celebrated their fifth anniversary. According to gossip website TMZ, a real estate source revealed the expensive mansion features five bedrooms and eight bathrooms, and covers 7,119 square foot. As well as the large rooms inside the property, the couple's new home features plenty of outside space and even has a waterfall swimming pool. The 27-year-old model was forced to deny she was engaged to the 'Wild Card' actor at the end of last year when she was spotted wearing a band on her ring finger, although she has previously gushed about Jason, saying living with someone »

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'Wild Card' Script Featurette with Jason Statham | Exclusive

25 March 2015 2:23 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The explosive new action thriller Wild Card is coming to Blu-ray and DVD this Tuesday, March 31. To celebrate, we have a new featurette excerpt from the special features which takes a closer look at the story of Wild Card. The film follows a bodyguard (Jason Statham) who goes after the sadistic thug who beat-up his friend, only to find that the object of his wrath is the son of a powerful mob boss.

Wild Card&#160producer Steve Chasman is on hand to provide more insight into the scripting process. He is joined by star Jason Statham, who sits down on the set of the film to provide an "insider's prospective" on his character, Nick Wild. Get closer to Nick&#160as the two discuss the complexities that make up this character and the demons he battles both inside and outside in Sin City.&#160

Watch and learn more about the exciting release of Wild Card! »

- MovieWeb

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Home defeats The Divergent Series: Insurgent at the UK box office

25 March 2015 3:52 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

UK box office top ten and analysis for the weekend of Friday 20th March to Sunday 22nd March 2015…

DreamWorks Animation’s Home fended off competition from Ya sequel The Divergent Series: Insurgent to take top spot at the UK box office this past weekend with a hefty £6,025,917 opening, although that did include £3.4 million of previews from the previous Saturday and Sunday.

Despite failing to secure top spot, Insurgent was up 44% on the opening haul of its predecessor, earning £2,938,860 (which included £385,000 of previews) for a comfortable second place. Meanwhile the Sean Penn actioner The Gunman debuted in fifth with £405,934, while Jason Statham’s latest Wild Card just managed to sneak into the top ten with £152,034.

Number one this time last year: The Grand Budapest Hotel

1. Home, £6,025,917 weekend (New)

2. The Divergent Series: Insurgent, £2,938,860 weekend (New)

3. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, £671,088 weekend; £13,413,705 total (4 weeks)

4. Focus, £490,317 weekend; £6,527,072 total (4 weeks)

5. The Gunman, £405,934 weekend (New)

6. Run All Night, »

- Gary Collinson

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Where Are the Women? Wild Card

24 March 2015 12:29 PM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

If there was a Where Are the Women bingo card, this unpleasantly retro movie would win a booby prize. (Is there a hooker with a heart of gold? You betcha.)

Click here for the ongoing ranking of 2015’s films for female representation.

Note: This is not a “review” of Wild Card! It is simply an examination of how well or how poorly it represents women. (A movie that represents women well can still be a terrible film; a movie that represents women poorly can still be a great film.) Read my review of Wild Card.

See the full rating criteria. (Criteria that do not apply to this film have been deleted in this rating for maximum readability.)

This rating is brought to you without paywall restrictions by my generous Kickstarter supporters. If you missed out on the Kickstarter and would like to support this project, you may:

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- MaryAnn Johanson

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Rihanna's Home beats Insurgent to top UK box office

24 March 2015 6:43 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Home has beaten Insurgent to the top of the UK box office.

The children's animation, starring Jim Parsons and Rihanna, has claimed £6m since its release on March 20.

Divergent sequel Insurgent secures the number two spot with earnings of £2.9m, while last week's number one The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel falls to three with £671,000.

Focus is at four, as Sean Penn's The Gunman rounds out the top five with £405,000.

Run All Night's takings of £348,000 lands it at number six, and Suite Francaise falls to number seven.

Still Alice moves to eight, as Fifty Shades of Grey spends its sixth week within the top ten at number nine.

Wild Card debuts at number 10 with £152,000.

The UK box office top ten in full:

1. (-) Home - £6,025,917

2. (-) The Divergent Series: Insurgent - £2,938,860

3. (1) The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - £671,088

4. (3) Focus - £490,317

5. (-) The Gunman - £405,934

6. (2) Run All Night - »

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