22 Jump Street: Movie Review

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22 Jump Street achieves a rare feat. It's an unnecessary sequel that actually delivers. This fun, college-set comedy brings Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill back into the franchise fold where they excel in every way. The Players: Directors: Christopher Miller and Phil Lord Screenwriters: Michael...

'Maleficent' Director Robert Stromberg And Actor Sharlto Copley On Working...

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Maleficent hits theaters this weekend and press got a chance to talk to director Robert Stromberg and Sharlto Copley (King Stefan). Both discussed what the picture means to a more modern age and how Angelina Jolie was truly meant for portray Maleficent as a hero. They shared anecdotes about their method and how they approached their respective roles as director and actor.

Interview: Angelina Jolie on 'Maleficent', Directing and Motherhood

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Angelina Jolie sat down with press to talk about bringing the iconic Disney villain Maleficent to life. She shared what it was like to embody one a classic animated characters and personify her in a new way. The Maleficent story you used to know is not the one being brought to the screens and Jolie gives some insight to the changes. She also talks having her kids on set and her new...

1 -1 Interview: Lake Bell on 'Million Dollar Arm,' Auditioning and...

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Lake Bell is the real deal. Though she’s toiled in studio movies as the seventh lead (often the girl who gets dumped by the star), last year she wrote and directed In a World, and is now the leading lady in Million Dollar Arm, which comes out Friday. There’s something about Bell that -- even though she is drop dead gorgeous -- she never comes across as bubble-headed...

Interview: Johnny Depp on 'Transcendence'

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Johnny Depp, though stumbling after the misfire that was The Lone Ranger, is still one of the biggest movie stars on the planet, and when given a chance to talk with the cast and crew of Transcendence, it was no surprise that 90% of the questions were aimed at Mr. Depp, who showed up wearing the most beat up hat imaginable. Here then are a collection of his answers, and...

1 -1 Interview: Rebecca Hall on 'Transcendence'

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Of all the up and coming actresses going today, Rebecca Hall easily has one of the best careers. After battling with Tony Stark in Iron Man 3, Hall signed up for Wally Pfister's directing debut in Transcendence, where she plays against Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, and Morgan Freeman and holds her own and then some.

Interview: Katee Sackhoff Goes From Loving Mother to Monster in 'Oculus'

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In Oculus, Katee Sackhoff plays the matriarch of the Russell family that falls victim to the haunted mirror in their home. She makes a harrowing transformation from loving mother to a deadly threat to her children. ScreenCrave recently spoke to Katee about the physical and mental preparation she went through to bring the film's scariest scenes to life. What...

Interview: Tilda Swinton on 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

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Talking to Only Lovers Left Alive star Tilda Swinton is an event unto itself. Having emerged from avant-garde theater work and the films of Derek Jarman, the actress has become one of the most celebrated working actresses, and someone who is known for taking interesting and challenging roles. In some ways she has the career that James Franco seems to lust for. So any chance to talk...

Interview: Kevin Costner on 'Draft Day,' His Movies and 'Giant,'

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Though he’s known for his laconic, old west style, Kevin Costner is a talker. The man loves to talk. He loves to talk about movies, and what he’s working on, and in this case Draft Day, which he was happy to discuss along with some of the highlights of his career. But Costner, whose won Oscars and had big ups and downs over the course of his career, is now at the point where...

Interview: Ivan Reitman on the Challenges of 'Draft Day' and More

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Ivan Reitman has been one of the most important filmmakers in comedy for nearly forty years. From producing National Lampoon’s Animal House, to directing Ghostbusters, Reitman has earned his place as a legend. With Draft Day, he’s given himself new challenges as a filmmaker, and in doing so delivers one of the best directed films of his career.

Interview: Pat Healy And Ethan Embry on 'Cheap Thrills'

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E.L. Katz's directorial debut Cheap Thrills is filled with daring little bloody adventures that say a lot about money, and the things people are willing to do for it. Pat Healy and Ethan Embry are the one who do unthinkable things for money in the film as the two play a pair of old high school buddies who are down on their luck, and looking to make some easy money....

Interview: Shailene Woodley Talks 'Divergent,' Jennifer Lawrence and...

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A lot of people may compare Shailene Woodley to Jennifer Lawrence. They both got their start in indie films and are now the leads in studio franchises. Aside from that and their down-to-earth personalities, Woodley is her own person and a charming one at that. Later this week, she'll appear in Neil Burger's Divergent as Tris, the...

Interview: Director James Bobin, Oscar Winner Bret McKenzie Talk ' Muppets...

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With the challenges of resurrecting The Muppets behind them, the challenge for director James Bobin, songwriter Bret McKenzie and producer Todd Lieberman was then figuring out what was next. And as Muppets Most Wanted reminds the audiences, sequels generally aren't as good. But they were more than up for the challenge as this interview...

Interview: David Koechner And Sara Paxton Talk 'Cheap Thrills'

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In E.L. Katz's crazy black comedy Cheap Thrills, David Koechner and Sara Paxton play a twisted married coupled with loads of cash. The two begin the night, celebrating Violet's (Paxton) birthday, but soon they're joined by a sad mechanic (Pat Healy) and a raging man child (Ethan Embry). We had the chance to talk to Koechner and Paxton, and during our exclusive...

Interview: Theo James Talks 'Divergent' and Shailene Woodley

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Before being cast as Four in Neil Burger's Divergent, Theo James was the lead in CBS' Golden Boy. Though he doesn't have a lot of credits to his name, James was the perfect choice for Four, with his powerful albeit subtle force. ScreenCrave recently spoke to James about Divergent, and his...