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Going in Style Trailer: Freeman and Caine Plan the Heist of a Lifetime

Going in Style Trailer: Freeman and Caine Plan the Heist of a Lifetime
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer and poster for their remake of the 1979 classic Going in Style, which is set for release on April 7, 2017. The original film starred comedy legends George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg as three senior citizens who decide to rob a bank. While this premise is still largely intact, the story has been updated for the 21st Century, with Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin starring in this comedy remake. Director Zach Braff will also be participating in live Twitter Q&A today starting at 9:30am Pt/12:30pm Et. Fans can participate using the hashtag #IMDbAskZach.

Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby), Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules, Hannah and Her Sisters) and Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine) team up as lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al, who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first
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Wish I Was Here: Zach Braff on his long-awaited Garden State follow-up

Wish I Was Here: Zach Braff on his long-awaited Garden State follow-up
Zach Braff cemented himself as a filmmaker to watch with his debut feature Garden State in 2004, but it's taken him a decade to make follow-up Wish I Was Here. So why the long wait? After initially searching for funding and full creative control within the studio system, the former Scrubs star turned to Kickstarter after feeling resistance from the industry who'd lavished praise on his first film.

Digital Spy caught up with Braff on the eve of Wish I Was Here's UK release to discuss his eagerly-awaited movie comeback...

After 10 years away from the director's chair, did he miss it?

"I really did. I directed episodes of Scrubs and I directed a pilot and some smaller things but I was really, really excited to direct another film. I just feel most at home directing a film, I just feel like I was made to do it. I'd wanted to
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Sundance Review: Wish I Was Here

By Terence Johnson

Managing Editor

There is such a thing as putting too much of one’s self into something. Wish I Was Here, the new Zach Braff film that was partially funded by Kickstarter, is sort of the kind of film you’d expect from him. Unfortunately, the movie does nothing truly innovative and a moving second half can’t save a film that’s all over the place.

Wish I Was Here is a film about the Bloom family. Aiden (Zach Braff) is a 30 something father of two who is chasing after his dream of being an actor. It’s not working out well for him however (he’s months out of his last gig, a dandruff commercial) and this is putting a strain on his family. His wife (Kate Hudson) is working a dead-end job with a creepy coworker, his two children are defiant, and his father
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