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The best films set in casinos

When it comes to the best films set in a casino, some of the most intense, thought-driven scenes rarely depict them as being in a casino. For example, take “Rain Man,” a comedy-drama directed by Barry Levinson. Towards the middle of the film, we see Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) realise his recen[...]

Top casino-themed films

Film directors often receive accolades for the manner in which they portray various film genres. Given the increased popularity of casino gambling due to online casinos such as gamblinginsider.ca, many films incorporate this theme into their plots. These are some of the top casino-themed films. R[...]

The Top 5 Sports Movies of the Past Decade

— by LINDSAY OLSEN — In the world of film entertainment, few genres have the ability to inspire viewers as consistently as sports movies. From hockey to golf, filmmakers have managed to thrill audiences with stories of the resiliency of the human spirit and its ability to triumph over ad[...]

Review: Big Men

— by BEV QUESTAD — “Is there some society that you know that doesn’t run on greed?” Executive produced by Brad Pitt, “Big Men” opens with this question. It also tells the true story, with impressive access and documentation, about a little Texas company that finds oil in Ghana.[...]

Review: The Counselor

— by JAMES SHAW — Cormac McCarthy is a fantastic novelist, but based on “The Counselor,” he is a disaster as a screenwriter. This is disappointing because the film has a great cast and premise. But McCarthy’s strengths in writing his novels prove to be his weaknesses in pen[...]

A music video for World War Z by Muse

— by SEAN GERSKI — For a movie featuring both zombies and Brad Pitt, the hype surrounding “World War Z” seems pretty small. I have heard a number of conversations by people regarding which movies they are most interested in seeing this summer and — I don’t remember anyone rea[...]

Columbia Acquires Brad Pitt WWII Movie

Columbia Pictures has acquired domestic distribution and a good portion of the available international distribution rights for David Ayer’s epic war film “Fury,” with Brad Pitt set to star in the leading role, it was announced by QED International CEO Bill Block and Doug Belgrad, President[...]

World War Z: Poster

— by CHERRY BELL — In the newest wave of genre films coming from Hollywood, the latest trend is everything zombie. Not only has the trend invaded the big screen with fan favorites like “Resident Evil” and “Warm Bodies,” but also the small screen with AMC’s hit series “The[...]

World War Z: Trailer No. 2

— by ADAM POYNTER — As has been a trend in Hollywood of late, we seem to get genre films in waves. There have been many werewolves and then vampire films and now it seems we are heading into zombie territory. We have already seen “Warm Bodies” earlier this year, as well as “Residen[...]

World War Z: Official Trailer

— by CHERRY BELL — Based on the novel of the same name written by Max Brooks, “World War Z” is a post-apocalyptic horror film directed by Marc Forster. The film stars Brad Pitt as a United Nations worker named Gerry Lane who is charged with scouring the world for information that can[...]

Two Clips from Killing Them Softly

— by ALEXA MILAN — With surefire hits like “The Amazing Spider-Man” and “The Dark Knight Rises” still on the horizon, summer blockbusters are still at the forefront of most movie lovers’ minds. But once the summer season winds down, there are a few pretty in[...]

Under Review: ‘Happy Feet Two’

— by ADAM DALE — “Happy Feet” was a happy surprise hit for Warner Bros. Pictures in 2006 when this sleeper hit came out of nowhere and grossed over $380 million at the box office. Its flawless mixing of gorgeous computer-animated graphics, showcasing the beautiful icy world of the An[...]

Paramount to Release ‘World War Z’ on Dec. 21, 2012

Paramount Pictures set a release date of Dec. 21, 2012 for “World War Z” starring Brad Pitt, with Marc Forster (“Quantum of Solace”) directing. The geo-political thriller from Paramount and Skydance Productions, in association with Hemisphere Media Capital and GK Films, is a [...]

Two Clips from ‘The Tree of Life’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “The Tree of Life” has had a complex and arduous road from concept to the big screen. After being filmed nearly three years ago, it has had many release dates and through either distribution partners backing out or director Terrence Malick not believing th[...]