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Antoine Fuqua's remake of THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN hits theaters in just a few days but the director already has his eye on a remake of Brian De Palma's SCARFACE. The 1983 crime drama which starred an over the top Al Pacino was itself a remake of a 1932 film which went by the same name, but Antoine Fuqua recently told Fandango that the story of an immigrant fighting for his version... Read More...

TV: DC's Legends of Tomorrow "Blood Line" Review  For a show that was promoted as a time travel show there hasn’t been a whole lot of it in three episodes.  Once again we the setting is still 1975 with the team still trying to figure out how to take down Vandal Savage.  Just like the pilot episodes the story plot rotates between three stories with different partnerships of the team attacking the issues.  This episode broke the team up into the best pairings yet with Rip Hunter and Sara going after Vandal Savage’s financial wealth, Stein and Ray working together to save Hawkgirl, and the trio of Jax, Snar

Six Important Moments From DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow – Pilot Part 2 This article will contains spoilers for the most recent episode of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. . . . . . In the second part of the pilot for DC’s Legends of Tomorrow we saw some interesting time implications, some classic comic action and a shocker that we probably should have seen coming. Here are the important moments from the episode. 1 – The auction is an important moment because it starts the dominoes that need to fall to make everyone on the team realize how important it is to work as a team and to have a plan.

Scarface Remake Hires Straight Outta Compton Writer Universal is reportedly moving forward with the Scarface remake and has tapped Straight Outta Compton writer Jonathan Herman to rewrite the script. (Paul Attanasio and David Ayer wrote the previous drafts.) Source THR notes that Pablo Larrain is still set to direct the film, which will take place in Los Angeles and explore a Mexican immigrant's rise to power in the criminal underworld. The original Scarface story spawned two films, one in 1932 and one in 1983.

Straight Outta Compton writer has the gigAlthough it risks the ire of anyone who has the image of Al Pacino as Tony Montana burned into their brains, Universal is firmly pushing ahead on a third stab at Scarface, the tale of an immigrant to America chasing success by any means necessary. The studio has now hired Straight Outta Compton co-writer Jonathan Herman to take the latest crack at the script.This version of a tale told previously by Howard Hawks in 1932 and Brian De Palma in 1983 will focus on a Mexican arrival into the US who will go to any lengths to pursue the American Dream.

Review: Tom Hardy Makes 'The Drop' a Slow, Dark Ride Worth Taking Tom Hardy tackles yet another awkwardly-spoken eccentric (with something of a dark edge) in The Drop, and, once again he hits the role hard. That is to say, he owns it, and the crime drama elevates to something endlessly watchable with every line he speaks and every twitch his eye gives. With a screenplay from novelist Dennis Lehane and execution in guile from director Michaël R. Roskam, The Drop delivers a powderkeg of subtle intensity, suspenseful in all that it does and doesn't do.

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