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HOLY SH*T: Ronda Rousey To Star In ‘Road House’ Reboot

UFC superstar Ronda Rousey has just landed the role of a lifetime, and it’s just one of many high profile acting gigs the champion fighter has secured in recent months. According to a new story from Variety, Rousey is going to be starring in MGM’s reboot of the 1980s cult classic Road House. She will […]


‘The Iron Giant’ Is Returning To Theaters, Sequel Possible

If there was an animated film that never received the respect or universal adoration it deserved, Brad Bird’s The Iron Giant would be it. Released in 1999, the film received critical love, but failed to bring in the kind of major box office receipts expected of top tier family films. It was still a success […]

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Vin Diesel Confirms Starring Role In Third ‘xXx’ Film

Thirteen years after he first took on the role of Xander Cage in 2002’s xXx, Vin Diesel has revealed plans to return to the once thriving action franchise that helped make him a household name. Anyone who follows Vin Diesel online knows the Fast And Furious star loves his fans. So much so, in fact, […]


‘Kill Your Friends’ Trailer Teases 90s Music Industry Chaos

“The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There’s also a negative side.” The above quote from Hunter S. Thompson is one I’ve seen shared more than a thousand times in my life, typically from music professionals […]


Despite Rumors, Universal Has No ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Sequel Plans

Forget what you may have read on Facebook or Twitter because Universal Studios currently has no plans for a sequel to Straight Outta Compton. Last week, in the immediate aftermath of Straight Outta Compton‘s monstrous opening weekend, rumors quickly began to spread online regarding a potential sequel that would follow the careers of Tupac and […]


First ‘Hateful Eight’ Trailer Is Everything You Could Want

The world has been impatiently awaiting the arrival of Quentin Tarantino’s Hateful Eight for over a year, and earlier today we finally got our first glimpse at the upcoming winter release. Offering just enough to make you want the full film, the first trailer for Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight does little more than introduce cast […]


MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Runner’ Won’t Win Any Awards

Film: The Runner Starring: Nicolas Cage, Peter Fonda Directed by: Austin Stark Despite a strong performance from Nicolas Cage, The Runner fails to capture the tension and excitement of political turmoil in an original light. The Runner is a rare breed of film that places fictional characters amidst real world tragedies to tell a made-up […]


MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Dope’ Is A Fittingly Titled Teen Masterpiece

Film: Dope Starring: Shameik Moore, A$AP Rocky Directed By: Rick Famuyiwa Every year audiences are given numerous coming-of-age tales based around themes of self-discovery and love, but what ever happened to growing up in response to the stupid decisions we make when we’re young? Dope, the latest feature from writer/director Rick Famuyiwa, has the answer. […]

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New ‘Peanuts’ Trailer Introduces Charlie Brown’s Crush

We may still be five months away from the release of the Peanuts movie, but that isn’t stopping Blue Sky from sharing a fourth trailer for the highly-anticipated animated film. Having now introduced the animation style of the Peanuts movie, as well as the return of Snoopy and Charlie Brown, the latest trailer for the […]


Six Documentaries On Netflix You Should Watch This Month

Summer is a time when studios churn out a new big budget blockbuster or two every single week, and though we’re only two weeks into June you can already feel the exhaustion that comes from a constant barrage of two-hour destruction porn spectaculars. It’s a common feeling every movie buff experiences this time of year, […]


MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Love And Mercy’ Is The Best Film Of 2015 So Far

Film: Love And Mercy Starring: John Cusack, Paul Dano Directed By: Bill Pohlad A tale of one man told with two actors and more heart than any other film in theaters today, Love And Mercy may be the movie to beat in 2015. You may think you know Brian Wilson, the iconic musical genius behind […]