Day: August 6, 2015

Film Review: ‘Reset’

August 6, 2015

Courtesy of Broken Lock Prods. A man seeking to redefine himself and repudiate the conservative values of his parents returns to the metropolis in which he grew up, determined to live a bohemian lifestyle centered around an unusual sexual obsession, in Paul Bojack’s aggressively indie third feature, “Reset.” The writer-director, whose previous work, 2006’s “Resilience,” […]

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Film Review: ‘Tap World’

August 6, 2015

Courtesy of Tap World Veteran TV crime show producer Dean Hargrove (“Columbo,” “Diagnosis: Murder”) finds a new groove and generously shares his enthusiasm in “Tap World,” an infectiously spirited and pleasingly celebratory documentary about the globe-spanning appeal of American-style tap dance. If the movie has any flaw worth noting, it’s a sin of omission: Although […]

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Casting Net: Avril Lavigne joins Demi Lovato in Charming

August 6, 2015

Animated musical comedy Charming has found its princesses. Avril Lavigne, Ashley Tisdale, and Chinese pop singer Tang Tsz-Kei, who goes by the stage name G.E.M., are set to play Snow White, Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty, respectively. Demi Lovato stars as Lenore, in addition to managing the music score for the film, which sees the aftermath of the princesses realizing they’re all engaged to the same […]

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Fantastic Four cast defends Miles Teller after interview backlash

August 6, 2015

Esquire released a profile of Fantastic Four star Miles Teller on Wednesday morning, a piece that includes anecdotes about Teller’s DM habits (he sent one to Kobe Bryant), his nickname for Joaquin Phoenix (“Joaq”) and that time Teller apparently sent a rather heated text message to Whiplash director Damien Chazelle after he was cut from La La Land. “Our latest cover star is […]

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Michael Fassbender Reveals Details On ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Movie As Ubisoft Confirms Official Release Date

August 6, 2015

The long wait is finally over! Four years after Ubisoft has started to develop a movie adaptation to the hit game “Assassin’s Creed,” an official release date has been confirmed. And while fans will have to wait until 2016 before the movie arrives, Michael Fassbender, who will both star and produce the film has revealed […]

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Miles Teller on getting cut from Damien Chazelle’s La La Land: ‘What the f—, bro?’

August 6, 2015

If you read Miles Teller’s profile in the September issue of Esquire, you’ll learn a few interesting things about the actor. He refers to Joaquin Phoenix as “Joaq” during the interview, has a beer-inspired tattoo, and compares a highball glass to a part of his anatomy we won’t reprint here. But among those highlights is another […]

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Straight Outta Compton: EW Review

August 6, 2015

When it first came out back in the summer of 1988, N.W.A’s debut album Straight Outta Compton sounded like a harrowing distress call from the streets of South Central Los Angeles. It was urgent, angry, and alive in a way that West Coast hip-hop hadn’t yet dared to be. In the album’s rat-a-tat opening lines, […]

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Shaun the Sheep—The AllMovie Review

August 6, 2015

★ ★ ★ ★ Shaun is a sheep who resides, along with the rest of his flock, on a tract of country land run by The Farmer. It’s strictly a wool enterprise — not mutton — and Shaun should thank his lucky stars for that, but the grind is still getting to him: Wake up […]

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The Gift—The AllMovie Review

August 6, 2015

★ ★ ★ ★ Australian-born actor, writer, and director Joel Edgerton combines all three aspects of his career into one film for the first time with The Gift, a foreboding psychological thriller. Edgerton has starred in both blockbusters and indies, penned a number of screenplays, and directed two short movies of his own, but this […]

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