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Lost in the Desert With ‘Swelter’

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Swelter sounded like a great idea: Vegas casino heist goes wrong, everyone goes to prison except for the guy who gets shot in the head, gang gets out of prison and reunites to track down the guy they believe still has the money. Except he doesn’t remember anything because of that headshot and now he’s the sheriff in a small desert town. +Continue Reading

Josh Kelly Talks ‘Jarhead 2: Field of Fire’

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Josh Kelly is a veteran who served three tours as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. He’s also the star of Jarhead 2: Field of Fire, a new movie (out now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital) that’s a sequel-of-sorts to the 2005 movie that’s grown in popularity since its initial release.

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Kristen Stewart Goes to Gitmo

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Kristen Stewart’s next move in her quest to move her acting career beyond Twilight will be Camp X-Ray, coming to theaters on October 17. Stewart plays Army Pvt. Amy Cole, a small-town girl who joins the military to expand her horizons. She ends up as a guard a Guantanamo Bay and strikes up an unlikely connection with one of the prisoners detainees. +Continue Reading

Turtles of 9/11

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Children of the 1980’s and 90’s will fondly remember the smack-talking, pizza-eating, Shredder-beating action of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Originally a comic, the Turtles gained widespread fame in the 1987 cartoon of the same name. It’s been nearly three decades since their conception and the Turtles are going strong with a new movie directed by Michael Bay. While everyone hops on the nostalgia train (or inwardly groans about Michael Bay tackling another 80’s franchise), advertising for the movie produced an image that many call insensitive. +Continue Reading

Watch Our Exclusive Clip From ‘Turtle Power’

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Hot on the heels of the commercially successful reboot of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Paramount is releasing Turtle Power: The Definitive History of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on DVD, VOD and Digital HD. The documentary, written and directed by Randall Lobb, covers the complete thirty-year history of Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael from their comic book origins to their TV show and actions figures to the new Michael Bay-produced movie.

We’ve got an exclusive clip from the documentary that examines how the characters’ popularity blew up after the cartoon debuted on television. +Continue Reading

Remembering Robin Williams

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Robin Williams, found dead in California in an apparent suicide, made generations laugh in dozens of roles but his movie career really took off with his Oscar-nominated performance in Good Morning, Vietnam. +Continue Reading

Gunnery Sgt. Beckett Returns in ‘Sniper: Legacy’

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Sniper: Legacy is the fifth movie in the long-running series and it’s coming out on DVD and Digital on September 30th. Tom Berenger returns as USMC Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Beckett and returns to the series to join up with his son Gunnery Sgt. Brandon Beckett, who’s played by Chad Michael Collins and was introduced in 2011’s Berenger-less Sniper: Reloaded. +Continue Reading

Reconnecting Back Home in ‘Fort Bliss’

  • July 28, 2014
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Fort Bliss, winner of Best Narrative Feature at the 2014 GI Film Festival, will open in theaters on September 19th and be available on demand from iTunes, cable and satellite providers on the same day. The latest trailer just debuted online. +Continue Reading

Saving ‘Dom Hemingway’

  • July 28, 2014
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Dom Hemingway (out now on Blu-ray and Digital) looks bulletproof, offering up Jude Law and Richard E. Grant dressed like a couple of ‘70s British villains in a movie written and directed by Richard Shepard, who made the aging hitman classic The Matador with Pierce Brosnan.

All the trailers make this one look like a standard-issue UK hard man gangster picture with larger-than-life characters with lives punctuated by extreme violence. Lots of characters will die and the protagonist may or may not learn something about himself.  Jude Law’s title character definitely belongs in one of those movies, but Shepard is ultimately more interested in his relationship with his daughter, played by Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones. He’s hidden an absent-father-seeks-redemption melodrama in his crime picture. +Continue Reading

The Weapons of ‘Hercules’

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Dwayne Johnson takes on the old sword-and-sandals movie genre this weekend with Hercules, directed by Brett Ratner and based on the Radical Comics series by Steve Moore.Johnson stars as a semi-retired strongman living on past glories who must be lured back into action to help the ruler of Thrace defeat a terrifying warlord. Ian MacShane (Deadwood) and Rufus Sewell (A Knight’s Tale) co-star as members of Hercules’ loyal crew. +Continue Reading