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Movie Review: ‘Robocop’

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Hollywood’s ever-increasing propensity for remakes, reboots, and reimaginings has led to a cornucopia of mixed results, but for the most part, I tend to give new versions of old films the benefit of the doubt, if for no other reason than genuine curiosity to see what new life might be breathed into classic (and not-so-classic) fare. I’ll admit to being ... Read More »

Gary Oldman approached for ‘Star Wars’ film role.

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We still don’t know much about the new Star Wars films, as far as which characters are involved and which actors might be appearing, but now we can add another name to the list of actors who’ve been approached: the legendary Gary Oldman. While making the press rounds for RoboCop, Sky Movies inquired if he had any interest in the ... Read More »

First look at Joel Kinnaman in costume as ‘Robocop.’

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Jose Padilha’s remake of Robocop has officially begun production in Toronto, and the folks at Coming Soon have scooped the first look at star Joel Kinnaman in costume. Rumors abound that the film will feature multiple versions of the suit, and there’s no word on which version this might be. Hopefully this isn’t the final build, otherwise you can expect ... Read More »

‘Lawless’ red-band trailer: brawling and bootlegging.

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We’ve already seen a couple of trailers for John Hillcoat’s Lawless, which tells the purportedly true story of the Bondurant family as they built a bootlegging empire in Prohibition-era Virginia. The films stars Tom Hardy, Shia LeBeouf, Gary Oldman and Guy Pearce, and this latest trailer showcases more of the R-rated violence and flashes of flesh that we can expect ... Read More »

‘Lawless’ – FREE advance screening – Tempe, AZ

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The Nerd Repository is giving away passes for a special advance screening of Lawless, starring Tom Hardy, Shia LeBeouf, and Gary Oldman. Lawless is a crime drama set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, and follows a bootlegging gang being threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits. The screening will take place at 7pm on Monday, August 27th ... Read More »

‘Robocop’ remake reveals ED-209 in viral video.

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Jose Padilha’s remake of Robocop is slated to begin production soon, and some early viral marketing has revealed a new vision for one of the most iconic characters from the original film: the ED-209. The film stars Joel Kinnaman in the title role, with a supporting cast that includes Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, and Hugh Laurie. Check out the ... Read More »

Debut trailer for John Hillcoat’s bootlegging drama ‘Lawless.’

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Director John Hillcoat, whose previous works include the criminally underseen western The Proposition, as well as the bleak post-apocalyptic drama The Road, has just finished production on what may be his most high-profile film yet. Entitled Lawless, the film is based on the novel The Wettest County in the World, and follows the exploits of three brothers from Franklin County, ... Read More »

Three new images from “The Dark Knight Rises.”

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We haven’t heard much from The Dark Knight Rises since the release of the official theatrical trailer, but Entertainment Weekly has just published their summer movie preview, which includes a few new details on the film, as well as three new images you can check out below. The Dark Knight Rises opens on July 20, 2012. Advance tickets are already ... Read More »

Gary Oldman and Helena Bonham Carter being sought for “Akira.”

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Last week came the news that Warner Bros. had officially given the greenlight to a live-action remake of Akira.  While Garrett Hedlund is rumored to take the starring role of Kaneda, Twitch is reporting that two other offers have gone out, claiming that Gary Oldman and Helena Bonham Carter have been approached for the film. According to Twitch, Oldman has ... Read More »

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