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Review: American Made

— by RON WILKINSON — There is nothing more sure-fire than kicking off the “serious” movie season with a scam flick. Americans love scam flicks. They are the heart and soul of outrageous upward mobility, the escape hatch that lets us all believe that no matter how shiftless, mediocre [...]

Review: The Mummy

— by RON WILKINSON — Tom Cruise is back, heading a star-studded cast and crew in the kick-off flick of the summer B-movie season. He reprises his Maverick role as Nick, an uber-soldier who must do it his way. Along with nominal buddy Jake Johnson (TV’s “New Girl”) as Chris, Nick wa[...]

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[...]

Oblivion: IMAX Poster & 4 Clips

— by CHERRY BELL — In Joseph Kosinki’s “Oblivion,” Tom Cruise stars as Jack Harper, the last drone repairman left on Earth after an alien race called “Scavengers” invades. Earth won the war, but after the devastation caused by the destruction of the Earth[...]

Oblivion: Review

— by ADAM DALE — If I were to describe the plot to Joseph Kosinski’s “Oblivion” and leave off character names and specific details of the story and its twists, you could easily name four or five of the biggest sci-fi genre films of all time that it sounded like. This is the biggest[...]

Review: Jack Reacher

— by ADAM DALE — While Tom Cruise has been a staple in the action genre for years, the aging star recently seemed to be slowing down his involvement in high intensity physical roles. However, if last year’s hit “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” proved anything, it’s that the 5[...]

Top Gun to be Released in IMAX 3D

“Top Gun,” Paramount Pictures’ 1986 classic from director Tony Scott, producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, will take off on a new adventure with an exclusive six-day 3D engagement in select IMAX theatres beginning Feb. 8, 2013. The film has been re-mastered for the IMAX 3D release and [...]

Poster: Oblivion

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — A new poster has arrived for Joseph Kosinski’s upcoming film “Oblivion,” which stars Tom Cruise, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Risenborough, Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo, Zoë Bell and Nikolaj Coster- Waldau. Tom Cruise is[...]

Jack Reacher: Two TV Spots

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — With the release date nearing for “Jack Reacher,” Paramount Pictures has released two new TV spots for the movie. There isn’t much the the way of new footage in each of the spots, but we do get to see Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) telling Helen Rod[...]

A New Trailer for Jack Reacher

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — “One shot, one kill” is the military sniper’s creed – meaning each shot must count for the shooter. Tom Cruise is Jack Reacher, an Army Military Police officer who served during the Gulf War and has no home, no job, no car. As the opening mon[...]

All You Need is Kill Gets Release Date

The upcoming epic sci-fi thriller, starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt and based on the book “All You Need is Kill,” will open on March 14, 2014, from Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures. Directed by Doug Liman, “All You Need is Kill” is the first [...]

Top 5 Picks for the Next M:I Villain

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Most viewers would question the need for another Mission Impossible film, but it seems like Tom Cruise and the other producers of the franchise have it in mind to create an MI5 and now they have asked fans via Twitter who they think should be the nex[...]

Trailer: Jack Reacher

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Bullets are scary. Six bullets are scarier. Even scarier, five people dying from those bullets which were fired by a military sniper. In the upcoming film “Jack Reacher,” this is precisely the core plot point. It isn’t an entirely original jumping off s[...]

Review: Rock of Ages

— by ADAM DALE — “Rock of Ages” is a hit, award-nominated Broadway Jukebox Musical that has ran on and off since its debut in 2006. In the film version, director Adam Shankman (“Hairspray,” “A Walk to Remember”) has used his background in dance and music to bring the light-he[...]