IFC Midnight’s Creepy Upcoming Thriller The Pact 2 Preview, Oct. 10 VIDEO


October horror news: Check out IFC Midnight’s The Pact 2 from Dallas Hallam and Patrick Horvath, coming to theaters October 10th.In Theatres October 10th (currently on VOD)Produced by Ross Dinerstein and directed/written by Dallas Hallam and Patrick Horvath, the film stars Camilla Luddington, Caity Lotz, Marc Steger, Scott Michael Foster, Patrick Fischler and Haley HudsonOnly […]

First Look: Matthew McConaughey in “Sea of Trees”

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Check out the first look to “Sea Of Trees” from two-time Academy Award® Nominee Gus Van Sant, starring Academy Award® Winner Matthew McConaughey.The film also stars Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe and two-time Oscar nominee Naomi Watts. Two-time Academy Award nominated producer Gil Netter, Ken Kao and Kevin Halloran are producing, based on the Black List […]

David Cronenberg’s ‘Maps To The Stars’ One To Watch For, Trailer Preview


Best film ever with Viggo Mortensen? David  Cronenberg’ Eastern Promises.David Cronenberg brings out harrowing, on-point moments in performers, and now Julianne Moore ‘Maps To The Stars’ Trailer hows she will be pushed to her limits too.Cronenberg’s “Maps To The Stars” was at the Cannes Film Festival in May, where star Julianne Moore won Best Actress […]

Roman Polanski Will Not Accept Achievement Award In Person, Offers Statement


Director Roman Polanski has cancelled a planned visit to the ongoing Locarno Film Festival, where he was set to be honored with a lifetime achievement award according to Swiss news sources.Polanski, who won a best director Oscar in 2003 for “The Pianist” at the 75th Academy Awards, was to have received a lifetime achievement honor, […]

Oh, Canada! TIFF ’14 Canadian Films Unveiled Today in Toronto


TIFF bosses Piers Handling and Cameron Bailey finally spilled the beans today with the announcement of an impressive roster of Canadian films premiering at TIFF #14.  That’s a big deal and where’s why. The Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF, built its reputation on home grown films.  From its earliest days as the grandly named Festival of Festivals, Canadian […]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Rocket Raccoon Co-Creator Bill Mantlo’s Struggle


The top grossing film that critics love and fans are flocking to see has boosted the interest in the Marvel comics that it was based on.Love Rocket Raccoon? Please consider donating to his co-creator and writer Bill Mantlo’s fund for ongoing care. Rocket Raccoon’s creative “father” was struck by a hit-and-run driver in 1992, was […]

Oingo Boinko: Danny Elfman Scores ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Film


Composer and lead man from the 80s band Oingo Boingo Danny Elfman will score the turgid mommy porn fllick “Fifty Shades of Grey” according to filmmusicreporter.com.The film is directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, and stars Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Luke Grimes, Eloise Mumford, Jennifer Ehle, Max Martini, Rita Ora and Marcia Gay Harden.The soft-core BDSM film […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer teases war VIDEO

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Somber & epic The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer promises emotional finaleThe teasing new The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer is now online.The teaser trailer give us our first look at the new film and assures us a rousing conclusion to the mega budget fantasy series.Battle of the Five Armies […]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 trailer arrives VIDEO

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 will hit screens this fallThe much anticipated first trailer for Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is now online.Mockingjay, is the first half of a two part finale to the hugely successful Hunger Games movie series.  Catching Fire, the last film in the series, went on to gross […]

Legendary Pictures’ Warcraft – Motion Logo Revealed at Comic-Con!


#SDCC14 News: Legendary Pictures’ WARCRAFT – Motion Logo Revealed at Comic-Con!Legendary Pictures’ has just revealed a WARCRAFT motion logo at their Comic-Con panel!The 3D epic adventure of world-colliding conflict based upon Blizzard Entertainment’s globally-renowned universe will be released in 3D by Universal Pictures on Friday, March 11, 2016.Legendary Pictures’ WARCRAFT, a 3D epic adventure of […]

First Look at Legendary Pictures’ BLACKHAT starring Chris Hemsworth


#SDCC14 News: First Look at Legendary Pictures’ BLACKHAT starring Chris Hemsworth is here!Comic-Con gets first look at BLACKHAT.Moments ago at their Comic-Con panel, Legendary Pictures gave a first look at BLACKHAT, formerly known as the “Untitled Michael Mann Project.” Directed and produced by Michael Mann, BLACKHAT follows a furloughed convict and his American and Chinese […]

Watch: ‘Begin Again’ Clip featuring Adam Levine VIDEO


Watch: Exclusive Begin Again clip featuring Adam Levine is here!The Weinstein Company just released a brand new clip featuring Adam Levine discussing his role in the film Begin Again, now playing in theaters everywhere.The latest film from writer-director John Carney (ONCE), the film is a soul-stirring comedy about what happens when lost souls meet and […]

Hot Tub Time Machine 2 hysterical trailer VIDEO

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The rude and hilarious red band movie trailer for comedy sequel Hot Tub Time Machine 2, is now online. Debuting yesterday at San Diego’s Comic Con, the trailer recieved an extremely positive reaction from the crwod.The Christmas release see’s the return of many of the key cast members from the 2010 first film (which the […]

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies first poster revealed

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Also two new The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies photos reveal new alliancesWe have added the imposing first poster for Peter Jackson’s final Hobbit movie, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.The poster, which will be displayed at this weeks Comic Con, was revealed today by the director Peter Jackson via his […]

Monty Python Live (Mostly) – Reunion Python Lovefest Hilariously Fresh!

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Not to be confused with the 2001 live show compilation DVD, this final Python reunion show at London’s 02 Arena was live streamed around the world on July 20, a momentous – and expensive – undertaking for a momentous event.Monty Python Live (Mostly) was a bittersweet reunion and final show together for the five remaining […]

Child 44 Gets April 17 2015 Release

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Chilly thriller Child 44 has been given a release date of April 17th 2015, according to Variety.Child 44, which stars Tom hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman, is based on the novel of the same name by Brit writer Tom Rob Smith.The story, set during the time of the Soviet Union, follows a disgraced and […]

Downtown Film Festival L.A. Announces 2014 Schedule

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Cinema and arts spotlight: Downtown Film Festival L.A. Announces 2014 Schedule:6th Edition of DTLA’s Leading Indie Film Festival Offers 11 Days – July 9-19 – of ‘Transgressive’ Fun! Highlights Include Opening Night Film and West Coast Premiere of “The Algerian,”July Art Walk Digital Film Exhibits, World Cup Final Game Viewing Party,Bike Tour of DTLA Historic […]

Seth Rogen and James Franco Offend North Korea In New Film


havWhen a country is offended by two comedic actors from America, it’s time to wage an all-out propaganda war.Hopefully the leaders of North Korea read the Google entertainment news feed and see how silly they look condemning Seth Rogen and James Franco’s The Interview.To threaten “merciless” retaliation just makes them look silly and sad, and […]

Pitch Perfect 2 Contest – Win a Trip to the Set!


Pitch Perfect 2 – Win a Trip to the Set!Are you the biggest PITCH PERFECT fan out there?Monsters and Critics is excited to share Universal Pictures’ aca-awesome new contest that just launched on Facebook.‘Pitch Perfect’, the a cappella breakout comedy featuring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow who are set to return, along with […]

Emotional Baseball Reunion, ‘Field of Dreams’ Brings Costner to Iowa Again

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Kevin Costner is back playing  baseball in Iowa to celebrate the classic film  ‘Field of Dreams’ 25th anniversary.The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports hundreds of onlookers watched as Costner played catch with his boys, 7-year-old Cayden and 5-year-old Hayes.  Costner reportedly said, “We don’t usually have this many people when we do this.”“Field of Dreams” starred […]