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Film Review: Black Mass

Latino Review - Thu, 2015-09-17 06:52

Film Review: Black Mass While his brother Bill (Benedict Cumberbatch) remains a powerful leader in the Massachusetts Senate, Irish hoodlum James "Whitey" Bulger (Johnny Depp) continues to pursue a life of crime in 1970s Boston. Approached by FBI agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton), the lawman convinces Whitey to help the agency fight the Italian mob. As their unholy alliance spirals out of control, Bulger increases his power and evades capture to become one of the most dangerous gangsters in U.S. history.James "Whitey" Bulger was recently found guilty of many crimes.

Scott Cooper Explains Why Sienna Miller Was Cut From 'Black Mass' Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Kevin Bacon, David Harbour, Dakota Johnson, Julianne Nicholson, Adam Scott, Corey Stoll, Juno Temple — Scott Cooper's "Black Mass" is not wanting in characters or stars to play them, but a movie can only hold so much, and unfortunately one had to go: the underrated and very talented Sienna Miller. So, why was she left on the cutting room floor? “It came down to narrative choices,” the director told Boston Globe.

Scott Cooper Explains Why Sienna Miller Was Cut From 'Black Mass' Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Kevin Bacon, David Harbour, Dakota Johnson, Julianne Nicholson, Adam Scott, Corey Stoll, Juno Temple — Scott Cooper's "Black Mass" is not wanting in characters or stars to play them, but a movie can only hold so much, and unfortunately one had to go: the underrated and very talented Sienna Miller. So, why was she left on the cutting room floor? “It came down to narrative choices,” the director told Boston Globe.

“The Imitation Game” is an awards contender with pedigree to spare: star power in Benedict Cumberbatch, a prestige-loving distributor in The Weinstein Company and a staggering box office performance in limited release. But moviegoers and certain media outlets are raising concerns over the hushed bedroom politics around the film's subject, gay mathematician Alan Turing. “He's never seen with any male love interest,” longtime entertainment journalist Wayman Wong wrote TheWrap in an email and commented on Entertainment Weekly's website.

‘Imitation Game’ Cracks Code with Year's 2nd-Best Limited Opening Awards hopeful “The Imitation Game” exploded at the specialty box office this weekend, averaging $120,000 in four theaters. That's the second-best limited opening of the year, behind only “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” which averaged more than $202,000 in its four-theater debut in March. The Morten Tyldum-directed drama, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, took in $480,000 from four locations in New York and Los Angeles for the Weinstein Company. Also read: 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Fattens Up with $82 Million Thanksgiving Box Office “Imitation Ga

The Imitation Game – Cumberbatch Faces Down A Fascist Armageddon By Chris Maltby The Imitation Game, in its original definition, is a party game. A man and a woman go into separate rooms and then guests attempt to tell them apart by asking a series of questions, and both the man and woman send out a series of answers with the specific intention of convincing the participants that one is actually the other.

TheWrap Screening Series: ‘Imitation Game’ Filmmakers on Casting Benedict Cumberbatch and Going Indie (Video) When audiences see “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch as British mathematician Alan Turing, it will be a very different film than the one originally imagined. “We kinda had this lost year at Warner Bros.,” screenwriter Graham Moore recalled after TheWrap‘s Awards Season Screening Series presentation of the film at The Landmark Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday.

‘The Imitation Game’ Trailer: Reaching New Heights Directed by Morten Tyldum (Headhunters) and starring Benedict Cumberbatch as pioneering and unjustly prosecuted computer scientist Alan Turing, The Imitation Game has been squarely established as a key player in this year’s awards race. That means it can be easy to talk about Cumberbatch’s Oscar chances rather than the film itself. But set aside questions about awards for now.

Colin Farrell Joins Growing List of 'Doctor Strange' Hopefuls

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We thought Marvel had got their Sorcerer Supreme when Joaquin Phoenix entered "final talks" for the role back in August, but those talks are "dead dead dead," according to Phoenix's publicist.
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