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‘Edge of Tomorrow’ reunion coming via an ’80s drug film

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UPDATE: The New York Post has spoken to “sources” who claim that Tom Cruise will gain significant weight to portray Barry Seal, whose nickname was “Fat Man”. The real Seal weighed nearly 300 pounds, so if all is true, expect Cruise to stray perhaps the furthest out of his comfort ...

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’ replicates the video game experience without the bad aftertaste

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The premise seems familiar enough: it’s the not-too-distant future and Earth is under attack by aliens. The “Mimics” arrived by an errant asteroid and now they have taken over half of continental Europe. To help combat these hyper-intelligent aliens, humans wear armored combat suits fitted with rocket launchers and side-guns. ...

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Halfway Mark: The Best Movies of 2014 (so far) Part 2

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    15. Stranger by the Lake Directed by Alain Guiraudie Written by Alain Guiraudie France Though Stranger by the Lake premiered at last year’s Cannes Film Festival (and appeared on Sound On Sight’s best of 2013 list), it finally reached North American audiences in January of this year. Alain ...

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Halfway Mark: The Best Movies of 2014 (so far) Part 1

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Picking the best movies that come out in any given year is no easy feat. For film fans, a quality feature can come out at any time, from any one, and discovering an enjoyable and well-crafted feature is truly a pleasure. As we reach the halfway point of the year, ...

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Tom Cruise: The Man Inside the Machine

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Believe it or not, it’s not easy being Tom Cruise. Over the weekend, Tom Cruise’s latest big-budget scifi-actioner Edge of Tomorrow opened. To be polite, the box office returns left this $178 million picture well over the edge of being a box-office bomb with just over $29 million domestically, coming ...

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’, with Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, releases a new trailer

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Over the course of his career, actor Tom Cruise has made a name for himself in the science fiction genre, with films such as Minority Report, War of the Worlds, and Oblivion part of his filmography. Actress Emily Blunt has found herself dabbling in the genre as well, with recent efforts ...

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Top 7 Most Anticipated Science-Fiction Movies of 2014

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2013 was a great year for science-fiction films. We had superheroes (Thor: The Dark World, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3), the end of the world (The World’s End, This is the End), aliens (Riddick, Dark Skies, The Host), dystopias (Oblivion, Elysium, Ender’s Game, Pacific Rim), space exploration (Europa Report, ...

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‘Edge of Tomorrow’, with Tom Cruise, releases its first trailer

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Over the course of a career that has spanned over three decades, Tom Cruise has taken on a variety of roles, with a filmography that includes films such as Risky Business, Top Gun, Born on the Fourth of July, Minority Report, Collateral, and Tropic Thunder. His attachment to a project ...

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25 Days of Christmas: ‘Go’ takes its own path to Christmas

Throughout the month of December, TV Editor Kate Kulzick and Film Editor Ricky D will review classic Christmas adaptions, posting a total of 13 each, one a day, until the 25th of December. The catch: They will swap roles as Rick takes on reviews of television Christmas specials and Kate ...

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Doug Liman to direct a film about Morris “Two-Gun” Cohen

Morris Abraham Cohen, regularly referred to as, Two-Gun Cohen, was a Jewish soldier and adventurer who became aide-de-camp to the Chinese leader Sun Yat-sen and a major-general in the Chinese army. Cohen fought with the Canadian Railway Troops in Europe during World War I where part of his job involved ...

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Doug Liman To Direct “All You Need Is Kill”

The Bourne Identity and Mr & Mrs Smith director Doug Liman is set to direct the time-travel actioner All You Need is Kill, says Variety. The movie, based on the Japanese novel of the same name, has been in development for a few months now. In a recent interview at ...

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Trailer: Fair Game

The trailer for Doug Liman’s latest film Fair Game has been released.  The film, which tells the story of Valerie Plame and her husband Joseph Wilson, got picked up by Summit Entertainment after playing in competition at Cannes.  The film stars Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Bruce McGill, and Noah Emmerich, ...

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