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Venice 2016: Watch New THE BLEEDER Clip - 'Freckles on Your Ass'

The air is t'ick with accents in a new, NSFW clip from Venice-bound The Bleeder, but things quickly get deadly serious when the wife sits down. The movie revolves around Chuck Wepner, a professional boxer whose biggest claim to fame...

Review: SPOTLIGHT, A True Story Proves Both Enthralling And Appalling

Consistently gripping, Tom McCarthy's Spotlight tells the true story of an investigation by the Boston Globe newspaper that had far-ranging implications. The film serves as a tribute to the power of the press, as well as a warning sign for...

Review: THE LAST DAYS ON MARS, As Lifeless As The Planet Itself

After the screening of The Last Days on Mars in the director's fortnight competition, many were wondering why exactly the clunky, derivative Mars-zombie movie was programmed at a high-class festival like Cannes. Fair enough, but the bigger, even more nagging...

Hollywood Beat: I'M SO EXCITED and THE HEAT Are Box Office Winners, RAY DONOVAN And UNDER THE DOME Rule TV

In this week's column: Light-hearted fare rules the box office, both on the indie and mainstream charts. And, on the small screen, a Hollywood fixer and small-town hysteria dominate the news....

Cannes 2013 Review: Sci-Fi Horror Flick LAST DAYS ON MARS Is As Lifeless As The Planet Itself

After the screening of Last Days on Mars in the director's fortnight competition, many were wondering why exactly the clunky, derivative Mars-zombie movie was programmed at a high-class festival like Cannes. Fair enough, but the bigger, even more nagging question...

Woody Allen To Pimp Turturro's FADING GIGOLO

If the idea of Woody Allen pimping out John Turturro to Sharon Stone and Modern Family's Sofia Vergara doesn't trigger at least a smile then I just don't know much that will.Taking on his first acting role in a film...

Oy Canada: GOON And The Apotheosis Of Jewish Wish Fulfillment

In one of the many classic scenes from the 1980 film, an old lady asks the stewardess aboard her AIRPLANE for something "light" to read. She's in turn handed a "leaflet" entitled  "JEWISH SPORTS LEGENDS".Cue audience laughter. It's long been...