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Review: Ben is Back

— by BEV QUESTAD — The film begins on a cold, quiet New England road with bare tree branches and old grave markers. Soon we see a stone church, St. John’s Episcopal (est. 1894), in lightly falling snow. Backdropped by a gorgeous stained-glass window of St. John the Beloved seemingly bl[...]

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[...]

Review: Money Monster

— by RON WILKINSON — Jack O’Connell blasts out of screen as Kyle Budwell, a New York truck driver who has lost his life savings in a securities gamble. He sneaks into the TV studio where finance TV show host, talking head and investment clown Lee Gates (George Clooney) is starting [...]

Six Clips from Mirror Mirror

— by ADAM POYNTER — Director Tarsem Singh (“Immortals,” “The Cell”) has long talked about his approach to the Snow White fairy tale and the direction that he wanted to go with it, keeping some of the classic iconic images from the original tales while refreshing some of the other[...]

Trailer: Mirror Mirror

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — With two films being released with the same basic story line (about Snow White), viewers worldwide initially wondered how Relativity Media and Universal were going to differentiate. Now that the trailers and various stills have been released, it is o[...]

Seven Images Appear from ‘Mirror Mirror’

— by ALEXA MILAN — First it was wizards and vampires. Now fairy tales are at the top of the list of hot Hollywood commodities, and it seems “Snow White” is the latest go-to classic. There are two “Snow White” projects coming to theaters next year, the first[...]

Under Review: ‘Larry Crowne’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Very seldom do we get to see classic Hollywood celebrities of this caliber collaborating in a movie, especially more than once. Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks both starred in 2007’s “Charlie Wilson’s War” and are now back together in “Larry Crowne,” a dra[...]

Armie Hammer Lands Princely Role

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — In other Snow White news … Taking advantage of the media coverage surrounding Viggo Mortensen’s exit from Universal’s Snow White film, Relativity Media announced Armie Hammer will play Prince Andrew Alcott in “The Brothers Grimm: Snow White” and[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Larry Crowne’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — In the vein of “Up in the Air,” “Larry Crowne” will strike a chord with many audience members in this tumultuous economy. In the film, Larry (Tom Hanks, who also co-wrote and directed the film) is laid off and needs to find his footing after spending years i[...]

Eddie Vedder’s Music Video from ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

Here is the official music video for Eddie Vedder’s song “The Long Road” from the soundtrack of the movie “Eat, Pray, Love.” The movie — which stars Julia Roberts, Billy Crudup, James Franco, Javier Bardem and Richard Jenkins — currently is playing in theaters.[...]

Under Review: ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I think it has been becoming increasingly evident to the readers of It’s Just Movies that I’m an egotistical pig. This means a couple of things: People hate me, I have problems finding stable relationships, and I’m not in need of the “eat, pray, love”[...]

Five Clips from ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Unless you have been too busy eating, praying or loving, you have probably heard of this Julia Roberts vehicle — the first film she’s carried by herself in years — based on Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir of the same name. In the film, directed by[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

— by RACHEL COYNE — “Eat, Pray, Love” was an insanely popular book a couple of years ago, and if you didn’t read it, chances are several women you know did. Written by Elizabeth Gilbert, the book is a memoir chronicling the soul-searching time she spent traveling in Rome, India[...]

Under Review: ‘Valentine’s Day’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Remember how “Love Actually” made the ensemble rom-com seem like such a good idea? That movie was charming, heartwarming, funny, sensitive and had a long list of prominent actors (Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Billy Nighy, Colin [...]