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Deadline has learned that BLACK MASS and OUT OF THE FURNACE filmmaker Scott Cooper is in talks with Warner Bros. to direct WHITE KNIGHT, which is being described as a potential franchise starter in the vein of the Bond and Bourne movies. The action thriller is said to focus on a disgraced Secret Service agent who "takes a job protecting the family of an arms dealer, putting himself at the center of a... Read More...

Box Office: Johnny Depp's Black Mass Is No Match For 'The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials' As you may have noticed, the fall film festival season has rendered our box-office report a little dormant, plus the Labor Day weekend and the first two weeks of September are usually unremarkable. However, this year that wasn't quite the case. Low budget Christian drama "War Room," made for a paltry $3 million, has grossed nearly $50 million in the U.S.

International Box Office: Mission Impossible Shoots Past $600 Million Thanks to a fantastic debut in China, the film’s final market, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation tops the week and is now past $600 million worldwide. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation scored a mighty $91.4 million last week, most of which came from an $86.4 million 6-day start in China. That propelled the spy flick […] Read International Box Office: Mission Impossible Shoots Past $600 Million on Filmonic.

Black Mass: 9 Characters Inspired by Whitey Bulger The newly released true crime drama Black Mass (read our review here) brings the sordid saga of the Boston FBI's Faustian bargain with gangster-informant James "Whitey" Bulger to cinemas. But Bulger -- who ruled the Boston underworld for two decades while also serving as a top echelon FBI informant and eventually becoming a most wanted fugitive for another 16 years -- has already inspired several roman à clef on the big and small screen. Here are the nine most notable examples of characters patterned after Whitey Bulger and his violent tale: This is the one every knows.

International Box Office: Mission Impossible Shoots Past $600 Million Thanks to a fantastic debut in China, the film’s final market, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation tops the week and is now past $600 million worldwide. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation scored a mighty $91.4 million last week, most of which came from an $86.4 million 6-day start in China. That propelled the spy flick […] Read International Box Office: Mission Impossible Shoots Past $600 Million on Filmonic.

Black Mass: 9 Characters Inspired by Whitey Bulger The newly released true crime drama Black Mass (read our review here) brings the sordid saga of the Boston FBI's Faustian bargain with gangster-informant James "Whitey" Bulger to cinemas. But Bulger -- who ruled the Boston underworld for two decades while also serving as a top echelon FBI informant and eventually becoming a most wanted fugitive for another 16 years -- has already inspired several roman à clef on the big and small screen. Here are the nine most notable examples of characters patterned after Whitey Bulger and his violent tale: This is the one every knows.

Joel Edgerton on 'Black Mass' and working with Johnny Depp Black Mass arrives in theaters Friday after generating plenty of buzzy chatter from the film festivals in Venice, Telluride, and Toronto. (You can read EW’s review of the film here.) The film, directed by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart; Out of the Furnace), tells the true...

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Is a Fantastic Sequel and an Even Better Sci-Fi Adventure 20th Century Fox 2014’s The Maze Runner is not a great movie. It features an intriguing setup to be sure — a teen with no memory, a group trapped in the center of a deadly and seemingly inescapable maze, the promise of answers beyond the wall — but that setup is the entirety of the movie.

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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.

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