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Child 44 Trailer: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman Are the True Detectives of 1950s Russia Summit Entertainment, LLC There are many reasons to hope that Child 44 does well. First, this period-set drama involving a serial killer looks really good — a well-acted grown-up movie that reminds me of the brilliant, under-seen Red Riding trilogy (and hardly just because it also features Paddy Considine), only this partially true child-murderer story takes place a few decades earlier and in the Soviet Union.

This weekend, Paramount Pictures invites you to do a little time-traveling. In the new feature PROJECT ALMANAC, a group of teens discover a most excellent adventure without the aid of Bill and Ted. While there is a whole lot of fun found in their discoveries, you can’t travel back in time without a few hiccups ruining the thrill. Recently at the junket for the new film, I had the great opportunity to... Read More...

Mission: Impossible 5 Moves to Summer No, I’m not talking about summer 2016. In a rare move Paramount pushed Mission: Impossible 5 up instead of delaying it. New date is July 31st 2015, six months from now and five months sooner than we were expecting. Instead of having to wait until December 25th we’ll now get Mission: Impossible 5 a good […] Read Mission: Impossible 5 Moves to Summer on Filmonic.

Luke Evans The Latest Departure From 'The Crow' Reboot I've been following the unraveling of the Crow reboot for a few months now. After an interview came to light that gave fans hope for the film, with series creator James O'Barr explaining how he came to support the project and outlining how passionately director F. Javier Gutierrez and star Luke Evans rallied to get him onboard, things began falling apart. Just over a month later, Gutierrez left the project.

'Walking Dead' Star Lauren Cohan Joins 'The Boy' The Walking Dead star Lauren Cohan has signed on to star in the upcoming horror-thriller The Boy from Lakeshore Entertainment and Vertigo Entertainment. While the actress has appeared in features such as last year's Reach Me and 2010's Death Race 2, The Boy will mark her first leading role in a feature.The story centers on a young nanny (Lauren Cohan), who has been tasked with caring for a lifelike doll by a strange couple, who use it as a coping mechanism following the death of their young son.

'The Crow' Reboot Officially Loses Luke Evans It wasn’t that long ago that we heard about the possibility of Luke Evans departing the long-gestating reboot of ‘The Crow,’ which seemed like odd timing, given that the project had just attracted a new (and Edgar Wright-approved!) director. But this weekend makes the news more official, as the ‘Dracula Untold’ star has decided to move on from the project, leaving the iconic role open once again. Continue reading…

In BLACK SEA, a tense and enjoyable old-school underwater thriller, Jude Law plays the leader of a makeshift salvage team who heads to the bottom of the titular body of water to snatch up millions of dollars of gold from a sunken Russian submarine. Utilizing a Scottish accent and a stern, intimidating demeanor, Law has given us one of his most compelling characters here. Truth be told, I like Law more now than I... Read More...

The Boy Next Door Review: Jenny From The Schlock Universal Pictures Some movies are so much better than the sum of their parts that they defy easy explanation. A director suddenly shifts his visual style; an actor shows a previously unknown knack for comedy or drama; a screenwriter breathes life into a property we all assumed was dead. We marvel at the result, talk about how it never should have happened, and praise those involved for safeguarding their creativity against the corporate machinations of the industry.

Review: Don't Visit 'The Boy Next Door' With Jennifer Lopez Psychosexual thrillers are like cookies. They're fairly simple to make and if you have the key ingredients, chances are they will probably taste good no matter your level of culinary skill. Then again, if something is off – too much of one thing, not enough of the other – then you'll notice immediately and become displeased.

In the upcoming psychological thriller "The Boy Next Door" Jennifer Lopez stars as Claire Peterson, a high school literature teacher struggling to get back in the dating game after separating from her cheating husband of 18 years. When a handsome and charismatic 19 year old named Noah (Ryan Guzman) befriends Claire's son after moving next door, Noah's attraction to Claire at first sight is more than palpable.

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