Monthly Archives: October 2014

‘John Wick’ Trailer: He Once Killed Three Men With A Pencil

Posted by Matthew on October 14, 2014
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John Wick

I can’t believe how good this looks. Spoiler alert: It looks friggin’ amazing.

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‘Tak3n’ Trailer: They Finally Take Something Liam Neeson Can’t Get Back

Posted by Matthew on October 14, 2014
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Tak3n / Liam Neeson

Because Taken was originally meant as a trilogy, right? Right?

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‘Inherent Vice’ Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix Is Back. Again.

Posted by Matthew on October 14, 2014
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Inherent Vice

Paul Thomas Anderson’s 7th movie is on the way and is adapted from a Thomas Pynchon Novel. I can’t quite think of a better match, really. Especially when you add in Joaquin Phoenix in the title role. Let’s watch!

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‘Big Eyes’ Trailer: Tim Burton Directs A Relatively Normal, Good Looking Movie

Posted by Matthew on October 14, 2014
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Big Eyes

What the hell. Tim Burton has directed a movie with a minimum of CG and over the top set pieces. Hell the trailer for Big Eyes looks downright restrained! Maybe it’ll even be a good movie like he used to make!

Let’s watch!

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Holy Shit: ‘Captain America 3’ to Co-Star Iron Man, Kick Off Civil War Storyline

Posted by Matthew on October 14, 2014
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Iron Man + Captain America

Marvel Studios has done a really good job of throwing us curveballs and not being shy about mixing things up. Looks like they’re getting ready to do that again as Robert Downey Jr. Has just joined the cast of Captain America 3 and that film will reportedly kick off the Civil War storyline in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Ho-lee-shit.

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Watch This: A History Of Censorship In Film

Posted by Matthew on October 13, 2014
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Film Ratings

Another entry in CineFix’s Film School’d series is all about the MPAA and the rating system. Unless you live under a rock you know the MPAA rating system is a joke (and Canada’s isn’t that much better) but it is the latest in a long history of trying to regulate film. So get comfy and check it out.

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‘Powers’ Trailer: Sharlto Copely Polices The Superpowered

Posted by Matthew on October 13, 2014
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Powers / Sharlto Copley

Sharlto Copley stars as a cop who specializes in solving crimes relating to super humans in the new series on the PlayStation Network. Yeah, you read that right. Let’s watch.

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Awesome: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Animated Series Poster

Posted by Matthew on October 12, 2014
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Guardians of the Galaxy

It’s weird to think that Guardians of the Galaxy was another B-list Marvel comic that no one had heard of just a year ago, and now they’ve starred in the biggest film of the year. They aren’t stopping there though, they’re getting an animated series.

And now that series has a poster. Let’s take a look!

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Two More ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies’ Character Posters: Tauriel and Thorin

Posted by Matthew on October 12, 2014
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The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

This movie has a cast of thousands and every single one of them is getting a poster.

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Weekend Playlist

Posted by Simon on October 10, 2014
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It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada. So give thanks! And stuff. The important thing is that we’ve got one whole extra day to fill with fun pursuits. Here’s the AF team’s choices.

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Awesome: ‘Lego Batman’ Movie In Development

Posted by Matthew on October 10, 2014
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Lego Batman

Everyone’s favourite Batman is now getting his own movie.

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‘Tomorrowland’ Teaser Poster: Look A This Logo

Posted by Matthew on October 10, 2014
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Tomorrowland

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s teaser trailer here’s a teaser poster for Tomorrowland.

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Three More ‘The Hobbit: Battle of The Five Armies’ Character Posters; Galadriel, Legolas, and Bard the Bowman

Posted by Matthew on October 10, 2014
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The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

The marketing people for The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies are drip feeding us new material on twitter. Three new posters in the last three days, two of which are for characters who weren’t in the book.

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Awesome: Lea Seydoux Joins Bond 24

Posted by Matthew on October 10, 2014
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Lea Seydoux

Turns out Bond is the Warmest Colour. Or maybe wants to go for a stroll at Midnight in Paris. Either way French actress Lea Seydoux will be joining the Inglorious Basterd himself the Bond girl in the next, still untitled, James Bond film.

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Scene Stealers – 12 Television Actors You Need To Know

Posted by Katherine on October 09, 2014
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8bcb622d7827b9d2f436d20320b6We are living in an era of great ensemble television.  As viewers we are being spoiled not only with their work on screen but with cast interaction on social media platforms like twitter.  It has the effect of making you feel included in their TV family, and as a result you the viewer feels a sense of loyalty to them.  Shows like Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Grimm & Revenge have been excellent at this.  Though nothing could rival the social media power of CW stars, a class on which should be taught at the LaineyGossip Faculty of Celebrity Studies.  The best part for me is getting to hear from the cast members who aren’t necessarily the face of the show.  The actors who go to work every day and do a great job even though they don’t always have their own storyline.  The ones who aren’t going to be promoting it on talk shows.  The ones whose names you may not have heard.

I thought it was time to fix that.  Here are 12 people doing consistently good work that you need to know the names of. Continue reading…

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