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'Inherent Vice': Sean Penn In Talks To Join Paul Thomas Anderson's Latest...

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There’s been a lot of talk about the casting of Inherent Vice, Paul Thomas Anderson’s cinematic adaptation of reclusive author Thomas Pynchon’s latest novel.  So far, the auteur has managed to grab Joaquin Phoenix, Owen Wilson, Benicio Del Toro, Martin Short, Reese Witherspoon, and Jena Malone—a rather auspicious cast thus far for a rather auspicious...

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for April 23 - 29

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As we head into the summer season, we’re starting to see some 2013 releases hitting DVD and Blu-ray just as some of the last films from 2012 are hitting the format. It’s an okay week for releases, but it’s hard to get super excited about any of the new films. Check it out…

Gangster Squad: Movie Review

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Director Ruben Fleischer goes back in time with his latest film, Gangster Squad. It's an ensemble piece headlined by Josh Brolin, Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling. Based on the book of the same name, the film charts the real-life fall of mobster Mickey Cohen.

'Gangster Squad' Gets A New Trailer

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Following the horrific shooting that took place in Aurora, Colorado during a premiere screening of The Dark Knight Rises this summer, Warner Bros. decided that the having the climactic gunfight of their upcoming Gangster Squad film would be too gauche/offensive to filmgoers.  Thus, Gangster Squad’s ending was reshot in Chinatown and the film (originally set for a...

'Gangster Squad' May Be Pushed Back To 2013 Due To Colorado Shooting

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In the wake of the horrific assault upon theater-goers during last week’s Aurora, Colorado screening of The Dark Knight Rises, Warner Bros. is currently “scrambling” to rework Ruben Fleischer’s film Gangster Squad before its planned release date of September 7.  Featuring as it does a scene during the climax in which a mob villain fires a gun through...

'Gangster Squad' May Face Delays, Possibly A Recut

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Ruben Fleischer‘s film Gangster Squad is in a difficult position this week, and may have to be delayed or recut in the wake of the horrific cinema shooting in Aurora, CO. Part of the climax of the film features a scene in which mobsters fire at a theater full of moviegoers, shooting out into the auditorium from behind the screen, as pictured in the trailer.

Josh Brolin And Ryan Gosling Get Rough In 'Gangster Squad' Trailer

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The trailer for Gangster Squad is an interesting beast—it starts out appearing to be a star-studded (Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, and Emma Stone) and sharp take on 1940s noir; then, around 1:30 mark, it switches gears and becomes a Guy Ritchie-styled monstrosity.  So what kind of film is this—an L.A. Confidential neo noir, or a...

News Roundup: Kim Kardashian, Charlie Sheen, My Week With Marilyn and More

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Kim Kardashian is switching gears from reality TV star to certified actress. She's been cast in a legitimate Hollywood film, not spoof -- a real movie! Also, Charlie Sheen's heading back to television (after being replaced on "Two and a Half Men"), Sean Penn's ready to direct and two new movie posters have hit the net. All this and more in our Friday news roundup...

Tree of Life: Movie Review

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In 2010, there was word that Cannes was holding up announcing their slate in hopes that Terrence Malick's Tree of Life would be ready in time. Cannes got Tree of Life- where it recieved some boos and won the Palme D'or - but a year later, as Malick and company were still deep in post-production. Most...

Paolo Sorrentino's This Must Be the Place Has Sean Penn in Robert Smith...

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Another Cannes "In Contention" title is Paolo Sorrentino‘s This Must Be The Place. The film follows Sean Penn as an older musician who's now getting old and is out of sorts. Something of a Lost in Translation vibe. The film also stars Kerry Condon, Judd Hirsch, Frances McDormand, Harry Dean Stanton and Shea Whigham, and features music by...

Christian Bale And Sean Penn To Join Forces In Most Intense Film Ever?

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OK, so imagine this film: two Americans—one is a journalist, and the other is retired soldier—who join forces to rescue a kidnapping victim in Afghanistan.  And Zack Snyder came up with it.  And 300 screenwriter Kurt Johnstad wrote it.   And the Christian Bale would play the reporter “who witnesses and is the only survivor of an attack on a group of...

The Tree of Life Poster, Possibly Troubling U.K. Release Date

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In America, we're less than two months away from the release of Terrence Malick's long-in-gestation The Tree of Life, which is due May 27. Cannes is supposed to get it before that to show as one of their premieres, but it seems the U.K. release patten might dampen that as (according to Empire) it's supposedly getting the film on May 4. This U.K. release date coincides...

Terrence Malick's Tree of Life Cannes-Bound

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The speculation on when the world would see Tree of Life - Terrence Malick's latest film, which stars Brad Pitt and Sean Penn - became a great sport of inside baseball until Fox Searchlight picked it up and announced a May release date. For Tree of Life there were likely to be two periods of release: Cannes or award season....

Brad Pitt in Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life Trailer

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After a long, we do mean long wait, the first trailer for Terrence Malick's upcoming feature The Tree of Life has been released. The film from the reclusive director stars Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, and Jessica Chastain. Not only did Malick helm the feature but he also wrote the screenplay which centers on a man coming to terms with the tumultuous relationship he...

New Exclusive Footage from Fair Game

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In theaters now is the action-packed, political, intelligent, thrill-ride of the fall, Fair Game, with Sean Penn and Naomi Watts. Director Doug Liman managed to break the boundaries of normal film-making and create something that not only entertains and informs audiences but also has an impact on their lives. This is one of those films that cannot be missed because it...

Fair Game: Movie Review

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Every once in a while a film comes along that changes the way that you look at your current life, the way you look at politics and makes you question all the information being thrown at you. Director Doug Liman brings us quite possibly the most important film you can see this year, Fair Game starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn. Find out why you can't miss this film...

Top Five Election Day Movies

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It has been a very strange year in politics, and it’s only going to get stranger on Election Day. Will the ever-polarizing Christine O’Donnel win? Will Sarah Palin join the cast of "Dancing with the Stars"? Will Sean Penn make an extremely controversial statement related to Hugo Chavez and human rights?  All I know is this - if you are planning on watching a movie on Election Day, it...

Sean Penn to Receive Hollywood Humanitarian Award

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Sean Penn is an extremely talented actor, there's no doubt about it. He's not the most likable person  but we can't deny his work. Therefore, the two-time Academy Award winning actor has been chosen to receive the "Hollywood Humanitarian Award for his incredible selfless and dedicated humanitarian efforts in saving lives, as well as bringing relief to the human suffering in Haiti." We bet...

First Look at Sean Penn in This Must Be The Place

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Sean Penn is currently on location filming his latest project, This Must Be The Place. In the movie he plays an aging rocker who has a thing for big hair and red lipstick (as you can see above). Several on set photos have been discovered via ohnotheydidnt of the Oscar winner in full costume and we've got them for you below...