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Connie Britton blames Kyle Chandler for holding up Friday Night Lights movie

There is disunion in the Taylor household. Connie Britton – aka. Mrs. Coach – was asked on Watch What Happens Live about the future of Friday Night Lights, which ran for five seasons on television and was rumoured to be getting a big-screen sequel. “You know, there’s been a lot of talk about a lot […]

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Vote or die – Broken City review

By Simon Miraudo March 5, 2013 Broken City may break new ground when it comes to pioneering cinematic scowls, but that’s the only area where the cast is able to elevate the banal material. Director Allen Hughes (his first time working without brother Albert) and screenwriter Brian Tucker have crafted a truly ho-hum political thriller; […]

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Threat level midnight – Zero Dark Thirty review

Zero Dark Thirty – Starring Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, and Jennifer Ehle. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. This thing is an embarrassment of riches; the jewel in director Kathryn Bigelow‘s crown. The most accomplished procedural since David Fincher‘s superb Zodiac, gifted with an esteemed, oddball ensemble cast anchored by a career-best […]

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Teaser Debut: Zero Dark Thirty

The teaser trailer for Kathryn Bigelow‘s ‘Hunt for Bin Laden’ movie Zero Dark Thirty has arrived online. Though we don’t get to see much of the cast – which includes (deep breath) Kyle Chandler, Joel Edgerton, Jason Clarke, Chris Pratt, Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Mark Duplass, Jennifer Ehle, and Edgar Ramirez - the flick’s motives are made clear: we’re going to see the real story […]

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Jean Dujardin in talks for Martin Scorsese’s Wolf of Wall Street

Oscar winning star of The Artist, Jean Dujardin, might star in Martin Scorsese‘s upcoming collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street. DiCaprio will star as Jordan Belfort – author of the memoir on which the film is based – a drug/alcohol/sex-addicted stock-broker who went from multi-millionaire to convict within the span of a […]

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Kyle Chandler to hunt Bin Laden

Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights) is the latest actor to join Kathryn Bigelow‘s dramatisation of the hunt for Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. According to Deadline, Chandler will play a CIA agent in the untitled picture. The project was originally called Kill Bin Laden, but that was before Navy SEAL Team 6 actually killed Bin Laden. Mark Boal’s […]

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Friday Night Lights movie script is “about done”

Peter Berg has told MTV the script for another Friday Night Lights film – this one, based on the TV show – is close to being completed. Berg directed the first adaptation of H.G. Bissinger’s landmark football book Friday Night Lights - concerning a small-town Texan team’s 1988 season – in 2004. He later executive produced the acclaimed television series – […]

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Modern Family rules at 2011 Emmy Awards

The love was shared around at the 63rd Emmy Awards, as if the television industry was one big happy modern family (even Charlie Sheen made a peace offering to the Two and a Half Men team while presenting an award). Modern Family was the big winner at the Jane Lynch-hosted ceremony, picking up Outstanding Comedy […]

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And the winners of the 2011 Emmys are…

The winners of the 63rd Emmy Awards are being announced in Los Angeles as we speak, at a ceremony presided over by Glee’s Jane Lynch. Will Mad Men be able to fend off newcomers Boardwalk Empire and Game of Thrones? Does any comedy series have a chance against the Modern Family juggernaut? Will Betty White win […]

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Friday Night Lights may return to the big screen

From book to movie to TV show and back to movie. The evolution of the Friday Night Lights franchise is more complex than an elaborate football play. The Emmy-nominated television program Friday Night Lights wrapped up over the weekend in the United States, but producer Peter Berg has hinted that there is still life in […]

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Action! – Super 8 review

Super 8 – Starring Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning and Kyle Chandler. Directed by J.J. Abrams. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Super 8 is complete. That sounds more like a minimum requirement for a movie rather than grounds for a rave, but it’s astounding just how fulfilling J.J. Abrams’ latest film is. I left feeling content; […]

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Trailer Debut: Super 8

The trailer for J.J. Abrams‘ mysterious, Steven Spielberg-produced blockbuster-to-be Super 8 has debuted online, and it is sure to send shivers of anticipation down your spine (and pangs of nostalgia into whichever part of the body where the nostalgia gland lives). Although we got our first real look at the film during the Superbowl, this […]

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>Superbowl Trailer Debut: Super 8

>On Sunday evening in the United States, families gathered around their televisions to learn which products they should consume and which movies they should buy tickets to in the coming weeks and months. It was intermittently interrupted by a football game and a performance by the Black Eyed Peas. They call it the Superbowl. The […]

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