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The Jimmy Kimmel School Of Perfect Acting (Video)
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Jimmy Kimmel School of Perfect Acting

“My name is Jim Kimmel” [dramatic pause] “and I teach.”

Jimmy Kimmel hosted a special late night edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live after the 87th Annual Academy Awards last night with this “seriously” guffaw-worthy bit called “The Kimmel School of Perfect Acting” about “the greatest acting school there ever was…or ever will be,” according to Benedict Cumberbatch. It included testimonials from Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong’o, Mila Kunis, Harvey Weinstein, Jeff Bridges, Kristen Bell, Susan Sarandon, Jennifer Anniston, Gary Oldman, Sean Penn, Matt Damon (excuse me – Matt Damen), Emily Blunt, and more.

Watch the videos here below.

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Kevin Kline Is Errol Flynn In ‘The Last Of Robin Hood’ Trailer
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Kevin Kline as Errol Flynn in The Last of Robin Hood

Australian actor Errol Flynn is a legend of the silver screen—best known for swashbuckling adventure movies such as Captain Blood and The Adventures of Robin Hood—whose years of substance abuse ultimately led to an untimely demise.

In the movie The Last of Robin Hood, Academy Award winner Kevin Kline plays Flynn in his later years and follows his relationship with a young actress (played by Dakota Fanning), as well as her fame-hungry mother (Susan Sarandon).

A trailer for the movie has been released, and can be watched below.

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Melissa McCarthy Is On The Loose In This New ‘Tammy’ Trailer
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Melissa McCarthy stars in Ben Falcone's Tammy

It’s clear that Melissa McCarthy is the reigning queen of physical comedy these days, and frankly, she deserves the title. With big-screen comedies like Bridesmaids, Identity Theft, and last year’s buddy cop flick The Heat under her belt, the actress is now going on a road trip with her Grandma (Susan Sarandon) in Tammy.

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the upcoming comedy. Watch it here below.

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‘Tammy’ Trailer: An Angry Melissa McCarthy Channels Shia LeBeouf
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Melissa McCarthy stars in Ben Falcone's Tammy

Road trip comedies aren’t entirely original, although the characters try to make each and every adventure their own. Melissa McCarthy will be starring in her very own road trip comedy, directed by her husband, Ben Falcone. In it, McCarthy plays as a recently fired fast food employee who finds out that her husband has been cheating on her, and her only method of coping is to go on a road trip with her grandmother (Susan Sarandon).

Again, not completely original, but the star power is there, which give us some hope that it will be at least a mild success. Hit the jump to see the trailer.

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Game Review: Dishonored
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Dishonored Xbox 360 Image

Dishonored
Xbox 360 l PlayStation 3 l PC
DEVELOPER: Arkane Studios
PUBLISHER: Bethesda Softworks
RELEASE DATE: October 9, 2012

Sequels to video games tend to take a little longer to make than sequels to movies, but they’re also much more accepted than movie sequels. Still, gamers yearn for those original titles—the next big games that could become great enough to warrant sequels—and one of the more anticipated original titles was Dishonored, the new game developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.

A Neo-Victorian supernatural assassin game set in the foggy England-inspired fictional city of Dunwall. How could anyone not be extremely excited for that?

Now the game has arrived. So how does it stand up to all of the buzz and excitement? Should you run out and buy a copy right away?

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Movie Review: Robot & Frank
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Robot & Frank PosterRobot & Frank
Directed by: Jake Schreier
Written by: Christopher D. Ford
Starring Frank Langella, Peter Sarsgaard, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandon, Jeremy Strong
Samuel Goldwyn Films
Rated PG-13 | 90 Minutes
Release Date: August 24, 2012

I don’t know much about Jack Schreier. Luckily, it doesn’t seem like anyone else does, either. According to IMDb, Schreier is the ex-keyboardist for Francis and the Lights, a pop-synth indie band that has toured with the likes of Drake, MGMT, and Ke$ha.

Aside from Robot & Frank, Schreier’s only other directorial credit is a 2005 short film, Christopher Ford Sees a Film, in which Christopher D. Ford (Robot & Frank‘s writer) sees a terrible film that presumably affects him deeply. As for Ford’s work as a screenwriter, he’s got a couple of projects in the works, including Eli Roth’s Grindhouse-inspired horror slasher, Thanksgiving.

I say all this only because it is extremely rare to watch a smart, thoughtful, and altogether well-made film like Robot & Frank and discover it was the feature-length debut of an earnest, young filmmaker and a no-doubt talented scribe. There are plenty of great first films by directors, but Robot & Frank feels like the work of an established, tenured filmmaker – someone who has matured and refined his style through other films.

The premise of Schreier and Ford’s film is simple, and delightfully so. Set in the near future, Frank, an ex-convict and master thief (Frank Langella), receives a gift from his son, Hunter (James Marsden): a robot butler programmed to look after him.

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‘Cloud Atlas’ Trailer: The Wachowskis’ Ambition Condensed Into 2 Minutes
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After watching the first trailer for Cloud Atlas for the first time, it was clear that this was going to be a very ambitious movie. In that trailer we saw actors playing multiple roles in six intersecting stories that span many generations from the Victorian era to a technologically sophisticated futuristic Korea.

Now, a much shorter more theatrically fitting trailer has appeared online. Check it out here below.

There is some new footage that has been included in this video, although it doesn’t really hamper or spoil the movie since they are just quick glimpses. I actually think that the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer are playing this one close to the vest and the first trailer they released is the real meat of the promotions, the rest they are holding off on until they release Cloud Atlas.

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The 5 Tony Scott Movies You Really Must See (If You Haven’t Already)
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Five Tony Scott Movies

Last Sunday millions of people around the world where stunned when the news broke that Tony Scott, big time Hollywood director and younger brother of Ridley Scott, had committed suicide for reasons yet to be explained. You can read Empress Eve’s wonderful obituary of the late filmmaker here. Although Scott’s movies were never granted the often unfettered adulation critics and cinéastes willingly gave his brother, he was responsible for some of the coolest and most popular modern Hollywood action films. After scoring two back-to-back blockbusters with Top Gun and Beverly Hills Cop II, Scott started to make the more interesting movies that would come to define his later years as a director. Some of them were smash hits, but rarely scaled the heights as his earlier career-making successes, and several of them were box office flops that later found new life on home video and cable.

Submitted for your approval are the five films I believe in my heart of hearts to be the essentials of Tony Scott’s unusual but beloved and rewarding filmography. If your knowledge of the man’s work doesn’t extend beyond his ability to make Tom Cruise look good in the cockpit of a fighter jet and the front seat of a battered stock car then you might find this list worth a read.

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Watch Now: Breathtaking First Trailer For Tom Tykwer and The Wachowskis’ ‘Cloud Atlas’
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Nine out of 10 movie trailers contain a lot of spoilers. Consider the first trailer for Cloud Atlas to be the one trailer that doesn’t spoil anything. Yes, the trailer that almost very film enthusiast has have been waiting to see has finally made its debut online, and it is absolutely breathtaking. We also got a fancy little flash player that contains 20 new images from the film. Check it out below.

By all accounts it’s hard to imagine trying to come up with trailer for a movie like Cloud Atlas, since it is based on a story with multiple characters tied together by six generational stories. Yet, it has been done in such a fascinating way, that it doesn’t even spoil the movie. And it all ends with the emotionally fitting Outro by M83.

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Watch Now: Whimsical First Trailer For ‘Robot and Frank’
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Robot and Frank

The last time I saw such wonderful chemistry between a human and a robot was Duncan Jones’ Moon. While Frank and Robot doesn’t possess the same dark tones that Moon had, it does have a lighter and more whimsy look at the relationship between man and machine. Since the film was a hit at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, I have been waiting to see some form of footage from it. Now, Samuel Goldwyn Films has released the first trailer for the film, which you can check out below.

Based on the reviews I have read and the trailer that I just saw, Robot and Frank has a lot of heart, and there is just enough tomfoolery in the film to keep me interested. In it Frank, an aging jewel thief, is given a robot caretaker. When he finds a reason to take up the crime he retired from, he trains his robot caretaker in the craft of stealing jewels.

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