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Battle of the Spies: Who’s the True King?

When it comes to the best movie spies, we immediately think of the main three: James Bond, Ethan Hunt and Jason Bourne. These three have been on our screens for a long time with James Bond’s first debut, “Dr. No” in 1962, which stars Sean Connery. The British government agent has been the hear[...]

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[...]

Elysium: First Trailer

— by ADAM POYNTER — With a week that has brought us our first official poster for Neil Blomkamp’s “Elysium,” we now are being treated to the first official trailer as well. The “District 9” director already has my interest piqued with just his name being attached to the film, a[...]

Promised Land: Review

— by BEV QUESTAD — With “Promised Land,” Matt Damon, John Krasinski and Dave Eggers combine forces to knock out a challenging screenplay on the ongoing American battle over environmental issues. The battle du jour is over fracking, which involves breaking up the earth’s crust sever[...]

Reunited: Matt Damon & Ben Affleck

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — The writers of “Good Will Hunting” have not worked together on too many projects since their debut as screenwriters for the Oscar-winning film. In the interim, the best friends have achieved plenty during their solo careers as award-winning actor[...]

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[...]

Under Review: ‘Contagion’

— by ADAM POYNTER — The scariest films to me are not those that choose to show you the blood and gore, it is those that plant an idea in your mind like a virus in a host and the idea germinates until it envelopes you. I have always said that the mind is far […][...]

Ed Norton to Play ‘Bourne’ Villain

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — When Tony Gilroy said Matt Damon wasn’t returning to the “Bourne” series, I wasn’t pleased. Gilroy stated “The Bourne Legacy” wasn’t a reboot or a recast or prequel. “Legacy” is to be viewed as a whole new chapter entirely — a stand-alone[...]

Jeremy Renner to Take Over The Bourne Legacy

— by SEAN GERSKI — If I was an actor, I think I would want Jeremy Renner’s agent. It seems like every time there is a plum role in a movie franchise up for grabs, Renner is in the mix — and he certainly has pulled in his fair share those roles. The actor — […][...]

Under Review: ‘The Adjustment Bureau’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Ever make a decision that you come to regret? Do you think about what could have been if you made a different choice? Fate, destiny and love all collide in the new dramatic thriller “The Adjustment Bureau.” Loosely based on the short story “Adjustment Team” by[...]

Seven Clips from ‘The Adjustment Bureau’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Imagine meeting someone and falling completely in love, only to be told by someone else you’ve never met that you must end the relationship. This is what happens to David (Matt Damon) in “The Adjustment Bureau.” David is a politician about to win a[...]

‘True Grit’ to Open 61st Berlin International Film Festival

The 61st Berlin International Film Festival will open with “True Grit” by Academy Award winners Joel and Ethan Coen at the Berlinale Palast on Feb. 10, 2011. “Joel and Ethan Coen stand for first-rate American independent cinema. With their penchant for irony, and off-the-wall character[...]

Review: True Grit

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Normally, I’m against remakes. As a rule, I cannot stand them. But, unfortunately, Hollywood views the re-inventions of prior source material as an easy way to make a buck. I call this lazy film-making. But when I discovered The Coen Brothers were trying their[...]

All-Star Cast Begins Work on Contagion

Principal photography is under way on Warner Bros. Pictures’ global thriller “Contagion,” being directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Soderbergh (“Traffic”). The film brings together a stellar international ensemble cast, including Academy Award winner Marion Cotill[...]