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An image from Steven Spielberg’s next film

– by ELI COLON –

In case you didn’t know, Tom Hanks is re-teaming with director Steven Spielberg for a fourth time after previously working together on “Saving Private Ryan,” “Catch Me If You Can” and “The Terminal.” Two out of three isn’t bad, and now their next film, an untitled Cold War drama, is due out next year.

The film tells the true story of James Donovan, a lawyer working on behalf of the CIA to secretly negotiate the release of a U.S. pilot shot down over Soviet airspace in 1960.

Hanks will be filling the role of Donovan in the movie, which boasts a screenplay by Joel and Ethan Coen. (CONTINUED)

Disney’s The Jungle Book: Concept Art & Logo

– by ELI COLON – We previously posted news that Warner Bros.’ “Jungle Book” film, Andy Serkis’ motion-capture “Jungle Book: Origins,” was being pushed all the way to 2017. Possibly capitalizing on that announcement, Disney has opted to reveal the first concept art and logo for its own adaptation, director Jon Favreau’s “The Jungle Book.” […][...]

True Story: Trailer No. 1

– by ELI COLON – Fox Searchlight has debuted the first trailer for director Rupert Goold’s upcoming drama “True Story.” Based on real events, the film stars Jonah Hill as disgraced New York Times journalist Michael Finkel, who strikes up a head-spinning relationship with accused murderer Christian Longo, played by James Franco. Co-written by Goold […][...]

Review: Top Five

– by ELI COLON – There’s more than one way for a stand-up comedian to do a bit, and there’s more than one way for an actor to express frustration with his profession. Chris Rock is one of the most insightful entertainers working today, and in the press he’s been doing for his new movie […][...]

American Sniper: Official Trailer

– by ELI COLON – Based on a true story, director Clint Eastwood’s upcoming drama “American Sniper” stars Bradley Cooper as U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who served four tours in Iraq and quickly became the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history. His reputation crossed enemy lines, making him a prime target for the […][...]

Ted 2: First Image

– by ELI COLON – “A Million Ways to Die in the West” and the 2013 Oscar Ceremony taught us that people don’t necessarily want to see Seth MacFarlane — they want to hear him. “Ted” is one of the most successful R-rated comedies of all-time, and now Entertainment Weekly has debuted the first image […][...]

Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: UK Trailer

– by ELI COLON – Since “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” was such a success (both as a fictional business and a movie), it’s time for “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” and a new trailer from across the pond has now arrived online. The John Madden-directed sequel is actually a bit meta, as Dev […][...]

AMC Theatres to test MoviePass service

– by ELI COLON – The film industry needs to find ways to bring audiences back into theaters. The box office tallies of 2014 aren’t nearly as dire as they were in years past, though summer’s blockbuster season didn’t live up to inflated studio expectations. And that is why, starting next year, at least one […][...]

First Image from Crimson Peak

– by ELI COLON – If the blockbuster action of giant monsters fighting human-controlled robots didn’t do anything for you in “Pacific Rim,” then you might be a little more interested in director Guillermo del Toro returning to the horror genre with “Crimson Peak,” and now we finally have our first official look at the […][...]

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