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Actor Patrick Boll Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Actor Patrick Boll Arrested in Prostitution Sting
Actor Patrick Boll and five other men have been busted in a Florida prostitution sting. Boll, a 53-year-old Broadway actor whose film and television credits include Burn After Reading, Gossip Girl, How to Be Single, Law & Order and Quantico, was arrested in a hotel room and later charged with one count of soliciting for prostitution. Per the police report viewed by E! News, he gave the officer posing as a prostitute $150 in cash "and negotiated to have straight sex." A resident of Weehawken, N.J., Boll was booked in Collier County Feb. 9. Bond was set at $2,000. The men arrested range in age from 29 to 70, including Richard Cecil, a former pastor of The Father's House. One of the other men, Judge Jay...
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Actor Patrick Boll Arrested for Soliciting Prostitute in Undercover Sting

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Actor Patrick Boll was busted along with 5 others in a Florida prostitution sting. The actor, whose credits include "Gossip Girl," "How to be Single," and "Burn After Reading," was arrested in a Naples hotel. The men arrested range in age from 29 to 70. Boll allegedly gave the officer posing as a prostitute $150 in cash "and negotiated to have straight sex from Det. F.S.S." He was booked for soliciting prostitution and has already bailed out.
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‘Billions’ Season 3 Adds John Malkovich in Guest Role

‘Billions’ Season 3 Adds John Malkovich in Guest Role
John Malkovich has signed on for a guest starring role in Season 3 of the Showtime drama “Billions,” the premium cabler announced Wednesday.

Malkovich will play Russian billionaire Grigor Andolov. The role is certainly fitting considering that Malkovich previously played a Russian mobster named Teddy KGB in the movie “Rounders,” which was written by “Billions” co-creators David Levien and Brian Koppelman.

“John appeared in our first two films, ‘Rounders’ and ‘Knockaround Guys,’ and we have a long creative history together. We are ecstatic to be reunited with the man who played Teddy KGB once again,” said Koppelman and Levien.

Malkovich is an Emmy-winning and two-time Oscar nominated actor, director, producer and fashion designer. He received Oscar nominations for his roles in “Places in the Heart” and “In the Line of Fire.” In 1985, he appeared in the Broadway revival of “Death of a Salesman,” which would earn him an Emmy when it was made into a television film. He
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'Suburbicon' Review: George Clooney's Satire Goes From Righteous to Toothless

'Suburbicon' Review: George Clooney's Satire Goes From Righteous to Toothless
This scattershot satire of the dark underbelly of 1950s suburbia feels like a movie the Coen brothers forgot to make. It is their script, which means the laughs still have bite. And the director is George Clooney, who's previously worked as an actor with the Coens, sometimes smashingly (O Brother Where Are Thou, Burn After Reading), sometimes not (Intolerable Cruelty). But the star, staying behind the camera here, lacks the instinct to go for the jugular the way the material demands. Clooney and his producing partner Grant Heslov updated the
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George Clooney George Clooney Recipient Of 46th AFI Life Achievement Award

The American Film Institute (AFI) Board of Trustees announced today that actor, director, writer and producer George Clooney will be the recipient of the 46th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Clooney at a Gala Tribute on June 7, 2018, in Los Angeles, CA. The AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute special will return for its sixth year with Turner Broadcasting to air on TNT, followed by encore presentations on sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Audi and Vizio return as Official Sponsors of the event.

George Clooney is America’s leading man,” said Sir Howard Stringer, Chairman of the AFI Board of Trustees. “Director, producer, writer and actor — a modern-day screen icon who combines the glamour of a time gone by with a ferocious passion for ensuring art’s impact echoes beyond the screen. AFI is proud to present him
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George Clooney to Receive AFI Life Achievement Award

George Clooney to Receive AFI Life Achievement Award
George Clooney will be the 46th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award.

The award, announced on Thursday, will be presented to Clooney on June 7 in Los Angeles. The ceremony will be broadcast subsequently by Turner Broadcasting on TNT, followed by encore presentations on Turner Classic Movies.

George Clooney is America’s leading man,” said Howard Stringer, chairman of the American Film Institute Board of Trustees. “Director, producer, writer, and actor — a modern-day screen icon who combines the glamour of a time gone by with a ferocious passion for ensuring art’s impact echoes beyond the screen. AFI is proud to present him with its 46th Life Achievement Award.”

Clooney has won a best actor Academy Award for his role in “Syriana” and a best picture Oscar as a producer on “Argo.” He’s also received best actor Oscar nominations for “Michael Clayton,” “Up in the Air,” and “The Descendants”; directing and screenplay nods for “Good Night, and
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Composer Carter Burwell’s Goodbye Christopher Robin Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD Drops on October 27

Sony Classical announces the release of Goodbye Christopher Robin (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) with an original score by Academy Award®-nominated composer Carter Burwell.

The soundtrack will be released digitally on October 13 and on CD on October 27, 2017. The film will be released in the Us on October 13, 2017.

Pre-order here.

Goodbye Christopher Robin is directed by Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn, Woman in Gold) and will be released in Us theaters by Fox Searchlight Pictures on October 13, 2017.

Carter Burwell said about the score:

“One of the riskier decisions Simon Curtis and I made with the score was to withhold the main theme until the middle of the film, when A. A. Milne begins to write and his friend Ernest Shepard begins to illustrate “Winnie The Pooh”. We did this to make that moment especially noteworthy, to make it the turning point of the story. Before that point, the music plays
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‘Suburbicon’ Review: George Clooney Carves a Deliciously Cruel and Acerbically Funny Comedy

Like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich laced with too many prescription drugs, Suburbicon might look, sound, and perhaps even taste a little like a Joel and Ethan Coen picture because, in a sense, it is. The Minnesota brothers penned the script for this deliciously cruel and acerbically funny 1960s suburban nightmare years ago — something of a surprise given the story’s fixation on building walls and having other people pay for them — before being picked up and brought to life, in all its glory, by George Clooney.

In a turn of events worth noting, the film’s publicity (surely amongst the year’s most misleading) hinted that Suburbicon would be something derivative of those brothers’ more slapstick-leaning ensemble outings (Burn After Reading, Hail, Caesar!, etc.) but — much to the director’s credit, it must be said — it is, in both content and tone, a far more somber beast.

Based in the titular,
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‘Suburbicon’ Review: George Clooney’s Mostly Entertaining Satire Offers Two Unequal Stories of Societal Woe

‘Suburbicon’ Review: George Clooney’s Mostly Entertaining Satire Offers Two Unequal Stories of Societal Woe
Like a pub-rock cover band, “Suburbicon” can be bluntly effective when playing the old hits. Sure, it’s not the real deal, but if you get into the music, overlook a couple bum notes, and let the pints do their work, you can reasonably groove along. And that’s most certainly the case with George Clooney’s latest outing behind the camera, which finds the prominent actor/director/international megastar in full-on chameleon mode, aping the Coens, Hitchcock, and Billy Wilder to modestly satisfying effect.

The film gets a bit shakier when it lets its own voice crack through.

Clooney and writing partner Grant Heslov took a long-shelved Coen Brothers’ script and grafted it onto another project , the story of racial harassment in the ’50s model suburb of Levittown. The seams certainly show, as “Suburbicon” is basically two concurrent stories interwoven by the fact that both take place on the same block.
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New Suburbicon Trailer: Matt Damon Sinks Into George Clooney's Dark Suburbia

New Suburbicon Trailer: Matt Damon Sinks Into George Clooney's Dark Suburbia
After the first Suburbicon trailer debuted last month, showcasing a blood-soaked Matt Damon, fans don't have to wait long for even more footage. An international trailer has surfaced today that shows how Gardner Lodge's life in a quiet and peaceful suburb is starting to slip away after a harrowing home invasion results in the death of his wife. As we can see here, all of Gardner's colleagues and friends extend practically identical sympathetic gestures towards him in this time of grieving.

Suburbicon is a peaceful, idyllic suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns. The perfect place to raise a family, and in the summer of 1959, the Lodge family is doing just that. But the tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge (Matt Damon) must navigate the town's dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit, and violence. This is a tale of very flawed people making very bad choices.
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Our 20 most anticipated movies at #TIFF17 so far!

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Our 20 most anticipated movies at #TIFF17 so far!Our 20 most anticipated movies at #TIFF17 so far!Adriana Floridia8/15/2017 1:45:00 Pm

Movie lovers from all around the world look forward to the Toronto International Film Festival each and every year. One of the largest film festivals in the world, Canada’s own Tiff is always guaranteed to satisfy every type of movie fan—with big Hollywood titles to smaller indie films, international cinema, horror and genre films.

Today Tiff announced a plethora of additional titles to their already stacked line-up. Every week, Tiff has been adding new films to their 2017 slate, and we're becoming overwhelmed with the amount of films that we want to see at the festival this year. In addition to the ten films we previously highlighted, we've added ten more titles to our list to give you an ultimate guide regarding twenty of the hottest movies you'll want to either see,
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Charlize's Birthday Share

Look at all these people who share Charlize Theron's birthday! Our favorite Atomic Blonde isn't even the only South African Oscar winner born on this day. It's quite a day in showbiz history all told. Which of these luminaries will you celebrate today inside your hearts?

Jeanne Moreau as Mata Hari in 1964

1876 Mata Hari, exotic dancer / spy / juicy role for both Greta Garbo & Jeanne Moreau

1884 Billie Burke, Glinda the Good Witch herself (also an Oscar nominated actress for Merrily We Live, 1938)

1901 Yuliya Solntseva, actress/director (the only female to win Best Director at Cannes until Sofia Coppola this summer)

1902 Ann Harding, Oscar nominated actress (Holiday, 1930)

1914 Ted Moore, Oscar winning cinematographer from South Africa

1927 Carl "Alfafa" Switzer of Our Gang fame

1942 Garrison Keillor of A Prairie Home Companion

1942 Bj Thomas, singer of the Oscar-winning "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head"

1942 Caetano Veloso, singer of the sublime "Cucurrucucú Paloma" which is
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Zombe Romance Warm Bodies hits $K Ultra HD Home Video in October

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The unique romantic comedy with a paranormal twist, Warm Bodies, arrives on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™ and Digital HD) for the first time ever on October 3 from Lionsgate. In this story about the power of human connection, Nicholas Hoult stars as an unusual zombie who forms a special relationship with a human girl as they struggle to survive during a zombie epidemic. Rounding out the all-star cast is Teresa Palmer, Emmy® winner Rob Corddry (Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama, “Childrens Hospital,” 2008) and two-time Academy Award® nominee John Malkovich (Best Supporting Actor, 1993, In the Line of Fire, and 1984, Places in the Heart). 4K Ultra HD provides over four times the resolution of Full HD and includes Dolby Vision™ high-dynamic range (Hdr) to deliver the brightest, most vivid and realistic color with the greatest contrast. Written for the screen and directed by Jonathan Levine (The Night Before,
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Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ Beats Out ‘Emoji Movie,’ ‘Atomic Blonde’ to Repeat No. 1

Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ Beats Out ‘Emoji Movie,’ ‘Atomic Blonde’ to Repeat No. 1
An unlikely battle emerged at the box office this weekend between “The Emoji Movie” and “Dunkirk.” As of Saturday morning the animated feature and war epic seemed to be in a dead heat. But by Sunday morning, most of the dust had settled, and it appears “Dunkirk” will once again be the weekend’s first place film.

Christopher Nolan’s latest from Warner Bros. over-performed last weekend when it opened to over $50 million, showing that the director, combined with positive critical reception, still has a strong draw — even for a movie lacking movie star power, and at risk of being written off as yet another World War II movie. This time around it looks to take in $28.1 million from 3,748 locations, for a strong hold.

It’s the first time that a movie has been first place two weekends in a row since the same studio’s “Wonder Woman” in early June. Patty Jenkins
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First Look at Matt Damon and Julianne Moore in George Clooney’s Coens-Scripted ‘Suburbicon’

Announced as a North American premiere at Toronto International Film Festival today, it likely means George Clooney’s next directorial effort Suburbicon will first debut at Venice Film Festival. Ahead of the debut trailer soon, the first look has now arrived for the film that stars Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Noah Jupe, and Oscar Isaac (as well as another major cast member not mentioned officially by Paramount, but can be easily found, though we’ll respect their want not to spoil whatever his involvement may indicate).

“This was a film they [the Coens] kept trying to get made for quite a few years,” Clooney explains to Yahoo! Movies. “I was offered to play the role that Oscar is playing back in 2001. There are some similar themes to Fargo and Burn After Reading. Hapless characters making really bad decisions. The original script took place in the 1980s and didn’t have the Mayer
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Warm Bodies Coming To 4K Ultra HD On October 3rd

The unique romantic comedy with a paranormal twist, Warm Bodies, arrives on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™ and Digital HD) for the first time ever on October 3 from Lionsgate.

In this story about the power of human connection, Nicholas Hoult stars as an unusual zombie who forms a special relationship with a human girl as they struggle to survive during a zombie epidemic. (Review)

Rounding out the all-star cast is Teresa Palmer, Emmy® winner Rob Corddry (Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama, “Childrens Hospital,” 2008) and two-time Academy Award® nominee John Malkovich (Best Supporting Actor, 1993, In the Line of Fire, and 1984, Places in the Heart).

4K Ultra HD provides over four times the resolution of Full HD and includes Dolby Vision™ high-dynamic range (Hdr) to deliver the brightest, most vivid and realistic color with the greatest contrast.

Written for the screen and directed by Jonathan Levine (The Night Before,
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Great Job, Internet!: Let us compare the idiots of Burn After Reading to the idiots of the Trump administration

Despite being hilarious, Burn After Reading is one of the Coen brothers’ darkest, most unforgiving creations. In it, a pair of aging gym rats stumble upon a CD containing the memoirs of a former CIA analyst; it’s worthless, but, being very, very dumb, they think it contains “secret spy shit.” Their journey eventually leads them to the Russian Embassy, where they try to score a reward for what they think is compromising information. In the end, half of the cast is dead or incarcerated while the government—U.S. and Russian—scratches their heads. “I’m fucked if I know what we did,” says J.K. Simmons’ Deep State operative.

The very mention of Russia probably tickled the part of your brain that’s been following the news, which has more or less been consumed by our current administration’s dalliances with the Russian government, the latest of which ...
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Exclusive: Celebrate 15 Years of Focus Features with a Poster by Christopher DeLorenzo

2017 marks the 15th anniversary of indie studio Focus Features. To celebrate, the studio is putting together “Focus 15”, a collection of throwback screenings that will highlight some of Focus’ most successful films including Moonrise Kingdom, Brokeback Mountain, Milk, Pride & Prejudice, Shaun of the Dead, Burn After Reading, and more. These screening series will be held in Los Angeles, New York, and London. Click here to find out where and when the films will be showing and how to get tickets. Additionally, “Limited-edition vinyl records of classic cuts from Focus movies’ soundtracks are being pressed, and limited edition …
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Focus Features to Launch 15th Anniversary Screenings in New York, Los Angeles

Focus Features to Launch 15th Anniversary Screenings in New York, Los Angeles
Focus Features will celebrate its 15th anniversary with open-air screenings in July at Rooftop Cinema Club locations in Los Angeles and New York as part of its Focus 15 initiative.

The Los Angeles locations are the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood and Level in downtown. New York locations are Yotel New York in Manhattan, and OfficeOps in Brooklyn. The Focus 15 initiative also includes a London retrospective in July.

Montalbán screenings include “Brick,” “Brokeback Mountain,” “The Theory of Everything,” “Hanna,” “Eastern Promises,” “Pride & Prejudice” and “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.” Level screenings include “Sin Nombre,” “The Constant Gardener,” “The Pianist,” “Beginners,” “Far from Heaven,” “In Bruges,” “Atonement” and “Dallas Buyers Club.”

Scheduled to screen at Rooftop Cinema Club at Yotel in New York are “Brokeback Mountain,” “Burn After Reading,” “Atonement,” “Moonrise Kingdom,” “The Theory of Everything,” “The Constant Gardener,” “The Pianist,” and “Pride & Prejudice.”

Titles playing at OfficeOps in New York are “Milk,” “The Place Beyond the Pines,
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'War Machine' Review: Brad Pitt Goes Runaway-General Gonzo in Over-the-Top Satire

'War Machine' Review: Brad Pitt Goes Runaway-General Gonzo in Over-the-Top Satire
"Why is a general talking to Rolling Stone in the first place?" That the question asked near the end of War Machine, a film loosely based on "The Runaway General," a National Magazine Award finalist for excellence in reporting by Michael Hastings. (The same article, it should be mentioned, that helped lose Gen. Stanley McChrystal his job as commander of all U.S. and Nato forces in Afghanistan.)

Hastings, who died in a car crash four years ago at 33, expanded his 2010 profile of McChrystal into a 2012 book-length expose called The Operators.
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