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#99HOMES Opens In Los Angeles On OCTOBER 2nd

NEW LOS ANGELES OPENING DATE IS NOW OCTOBER 2nd and OPENING ON SEPTEMBER 25th in New York at Lincoln Square and Angelika. In this timely thriller, charismatic and ruthless businessman, Rick Carver (Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon ), is making a killing by repossessing homes - gaming the real estate market, Wall Street banks and the US government. When he evicts Dennis Nash (Golden Globe nominee Andrew Garfield ), a single father trying to care for his mother (Academy Award nominee Laura Dern ) and young son (newcomer Noah Lomax ), Nash becomes so desperate to provide for his family that he goes to work for Carver – the very man who evicted him in the first place. Carver promises Nash a way to regain his home and earn security for his family, but slyly seduces him into a lifestyle of wealth and glamour. It is a deal-with-the-devil that comes with an increasingly high cost - on Carver's orders, Nash must evict families from their homes. As Nash falls deeper into Carver'

Sacramento #99Homes 99 Good Deeds Support @SacStepsForward

BROAD GREEN PICTURES LAUNCHES 99 HOMES: 99 GOOD DEEDS CHARITABLE INITIATIVE AHEAD OF ’ 99 HOMES ’ THEATRICAL RELEASE TO ENCOURAGE GOOD DEEDS IN SACRAMENTO. Local Organizations in 20 Cities Around U.S. to Benefit Broad Green Pictures announces the launch of 99 Homes: 99 Good Deeds , a charitable initiative to encourage individuals to perform one good deed to help a member of their community and to underscore the positive impact that even the smallest amounts of assistance can have. The launch comes just ahead of the release of the studio’s upcoming film 99 Homes debuting in theatres on Sept. 25, expanding nationwide Oct. 9. In collaboration with local organizations in 20 cities throughout the United States, Broad Green Pictures will perform 99 good deeds, including a partnership with Sacramento Steps Forward , a local non-profit whose goal is to rally the local community towards a shared effort to end homelessness. As part of this campaign, 99 Homes has partnered with Sacramento

Join #EliRoth Monday For A @reddit_AMA Talking #THEGREENINFERNO & More

Join us Monday for a Reddit AMA with Eli Roth on behalf of THE GREEN INFERNO ! Where: When: Monday, September 21st at 12pm PT / 3pm ET BH Tilt will release THE GREEN INFERNO in theaters September 25, 2015 Directed by Eli Roth Starring Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Sky Ferreira, Daryl Sabara, and Aaron Burns. How far would you go for a cause you believe in? In Eli Roth’s terrifying new film, The Green Inferno, a group of college students take their humanitarian protest from New York to the Amazon jungle only to be taken prisoner by the indigenous tribe they came to save. The Green Inferno marks Eli Roth’s return to directing for the big screen for the first time since his Hostel franchise, and tells the story of what happens when “slacktavism,” the well-meaning social media response to global catastrophes, turns into terror in the depths of the Amazon rainforest. Dark and primitive customs still rule the Amazon jungle: can

Giveaway:Win Modern Family The Complete Sixth Season On DVD

Want to win the Emmy® Award nominated series for Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Casting For a Comedy Series? Modern Family Season Six Arrives on DVD September 22 “Modern Family” Season Six The honeymoon is over, but the laughs continue in Season Six of “Modern Family,” winner of five consecutive Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series. As freshly hitched Cam and Mitch acclimate to the realities of wedded bliss, Phil and Claire find their marriage stressed by annoying neighbors, Thanksgiving dinner gone awry and Claire’s online snooping. Meanwhile, a spy-camera drone wreaks havoc in Jay and Gloria’s backyard and a close call on the highway leads to amusing changes in various members of the Pritchett-Dunphy clan. It all adds up to the funniest season yet of this brilliant and acclaimed comedy. See how to enter after the Jump... Loading... DVD Special Features • Awesome Halloween • A Modern Thanksgiving • Modern Connections: The Making of an Episode •

Giveaway: #PITCHPERFECT2 On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD

Thanks to Universal Studios Home Entertainment for proving us with copies of  PITCH PERFECT 2 Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD to giveaway to our fans. The fabulous Bellas of Barden University are back to compete in the World Championships of A Cappella after a scandal threatens their legacy in Pitch Perfect 2. The high-spirited sequel to the movie that sparked a worldwide phenomenon is coming to Digital HD on September 1st and Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand September 22 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Pitch Perfect 2 is packed with more original musical arrangements, memorable one-liners and offbeat romance as the original’s most beloved characters fight to regain their former glory on a worldwide stage facing off against the toughest competition on the planet. Hysterical behind-the-scenes bonus features, never-before-seen deleted footage, all-new musical performances and a hilarious gag reel make Pitch Perfect 2 a must own on Blu-ray™ and DVD. Oscar®-nominee Anna Kendri

Movie Review: 'Captive'

The religious thriller Captive looks like a Lifetime drama squeezed into Oprah bible commercial. Review by Matt Cummings In Director Jerry Jameson's thriller Captive , Ashley (Kate Mara) is a struggling addict who has recently regained custody of her baby daughter. Suffering from a string of failed rehabs, this is Ashley's last chance to reset her self-destructive path before the State steps in. Unfortunately, fate intercedes when the escaped murderer Brian Nichols (David Oyelowo) takes her captive as the police desperately search for him. It's here that the two form an unlikely friendship around pastor Rick Warren’s best-selling book “The Purpose Driven Life,” which Ashley reluctantly begins to read to pass the time. As the police close in, the two must decide if the book's message is worthy of further study, or if they're destined to live shortened, tragic lives. Unfortunately, Captive never rises above its terse and tragic potential, content ins

Movie Review: 'Black Mass'

Is the slow-burn gangster flick Black Mass worthy of recent Oscar talk? Read on to find out! Review by Matt Cummings For all the hype that 2015 has promised in terms of box office performance, we've experienced very little in the way of Oscar contenders. Usually, that arrives in October and barrels through Christmas with all the elegance of a load hauler. In a year that's seen more Oscar bait than catch, Black Mass arrives with a bat, a gun, and a terrific performance by Depp who feels like he's about to use both on us. James “Whitey” Bulger (Depp) is everything that encompasses a good Boston gangster: a receding hairline and sharp steely eyes that give nothing away as to how vicious a leader he really is. Starting in 1975, Bulger begins his rise as leader of the Winter Hill Gang, a troupe of hard-hitting Italians and Irish boys looking to carve out their place in the difficult but loyal South Boston streets. Enter the rising FBI star John Connolly (Joe

Movie Review: 'Pawn Sacrifice'

The well-acted but dull Pawn Sacrifice does nothing to the elevate the game of chess. Review by Matt Cummings The game of chess is more than the strategy on the board, but the war going on inside the minds of the opponents. Analyzing moves and counter moves is just part of the neuroses which makes a chessmaster, sometimes resulting in odd quirks and even destructive psychological disorders. And while the Bobby Fischer biopic Pawn Sacrifice encapsulates some of that into a professional production, it relies too much on the personal struggles which its players endure, rather than balancing it with the brilliance of the game. Arguably the greatest chess player in the world, Prospect Heights-born Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maquire) is also its loudest. Raised in a Communist household at the height of The Red Scare, a young Fischer turns to chess as a way to calm his distracted mind. But controversy and disappointment are never far behind, as years later he loses a vital match

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter West Coast Poster

From magical spells to magical creatures, from dark villains to daring heroes, it's all here at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter  , coming Spring 2016 to Universal Studios Hollywood℠. Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade™, and sample fare from the wizarding world's best-known establishments. Plus experience pulse-pounding rides and attractions that transport you into a world of magical thrills and excitement. The ride is scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. Please Leave A Comment-

Jason Statham Headed To The Small Screen 'Viva La Madness'

According to THR The Transporter actor is set to star in action thriller Viva La Madness for Gaumont International Television, the company announced Thursday. A network is not yet attached. The drama series is based on the book of the same name by J.J. Connolly and is the next installment to the author's novel " Layer Cake ," which was adapted for the big-screen in 2004 and starred Daniel Craig. Statham and Steven Chasman, who own the rights to the project, will exec produce alongside Connolly, who is set to pen the series. “ Viva La Madness , with its riveting characters and twisting storyline, is a volatile cocktail of action and comedy that only J.J. Connolly can create,” said Gaumont International TV CEO Katie O’Connell Marsh. “Jason Statham, known for his roles in the Transporter trilogy, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Snatch, The Bank Job, as well as the recent Furious 7 and Spy, brings such strength and credibility to his characters but also has an

New Release Date For #BROOKLYNMOVIE Starring #SaoirseRonan

Opening in select theaters in the U.S. on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey ( Saoirse Ronan ), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950’s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Fox Searchlight will now release BROOKLYN on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 on a limited platform basis. Please Leave A Comment-

Bryan Singer To Direct 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

In keeping with his tradition of handling his own PR through social media, Bryan Singer has announced his next film via his Instagram account . According to the director, he’s planning an adaptation of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea . It’s certainly an ambitious project, and one that has defeated the likes of McG and, most famously in recent years, David Fincher . The latter got as far as trying to land Brad Pitt for the lead and locking down Australian studio space and locations for his take on the adventure tale with a script by Andrew Kevin Walker. Now Singer – no stranger to big films following the likes of X-Men: Days Of Future Past and its incoming follow-up X-Men: Apocalypse – has a screenplay written by Rick Sordelet and Jack The Giant Slayer’s Dan Studney based on a story by the director and his writers. And, of course, drawing from Verne’s novel, which features the temperamental Captain Nemo and his giant sub the Nautilus, which has been brought to the

Taken Prequel Headed To TV

Luc Besson is revisiting Taken with NBC. The network on Thursday handed out a straight-to-series order for a drama prequel based on the 2008 action thriller written by Besson, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The drama hails from Universal Television and EuropaCorp, which produced the Liam Neeson feature film that helped transform the actor into an action star. There is no writer or showrunner attached to the reboot, though a search is underway. Also undetermined is the number of episodes that the Taken prequel will feature. The original film starred Neeson as Bryan Mills, a retired CIA operative on a mission to save his daughter. NBC's modern-day prequel would focus on how a young Bryan honed his skills and became the character depicted in the feature. The Taken prequel comes as IP — including features and TV series — have been hot commodities across broadcast and cable networks amid an increasingly cluttered original programming landscape. This development season

New #THELASTWITCHHUNTER Trailer & NYCC Information

In celebration of the upcoming release of this Fall’s highly-anticipated film THE LAST WITCH HUNTER , we have an exciting new trailer and posters to share. Featuring scenes of the immortal Kaulder [Vin Diesel] in a battle between good and evil, this action-packed inside look is an adventure you’ll be eager to join – in theaters NEXT MONTH. Watch the trailer after the Jump... The trailer also includes a cover of the Rolling Stones’ “Paint It Black,” recorded by Ciara exclusively for The Last Witch Hunter. “I am honored to have been asked to cover such an iconic song by one of music’s greatest bands, the Rolling Stones, for the film. “Paint It Black” matches the film’s mystical and suspenseful plot perfectly. The film and song have the magical recipe that combines romanticism with a touch of black! I cannot wait to see and hear the film and the song on the big screen with the rest of the world” - Ciara The Last Witch Hunter is coming to New York Comic-Con! Join Vin Diesel

Movie Review: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

If you liked the first one, you'll love its sequel. By: Sue Lukenbaugh The Gladers return for another harrowing experience. The first Maze Runner opened up with an amnesiac Thomas waking in an elevator, which is shortly relived in the sequel, and being thrust into an enclosed glade completely disrupting the other Gladers lives. Outside their safe walls is a mysterious and deadly maze as their sole means of escape. They thought that it was all over when they escaped the maze, but they couldn't have been more wrong, heck they should have stayed in the maze. What awaits them on the outside is far worse than the Grievers in the maze picking off the unlucky few. Out of the frying pan, and into the scorch, Thomas and crew head for the next chapter in the Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials . The film picks up where the second one ended. Thomas ( Dylan O’Brien ), and his companions Newt ( Thomas Brodie-Sangster ), Minho ( Ki Hong Lee ), Frypan ( Dexter Darden ), Winston

Movie Review: Everest

Mountain film has a molehill of dramatic stakes. Review by Brandon Wolfe In May of 1996, a large collection of climbers attempted to scale the perilous heights of Mount Everest. Led by expedition leader, New Zealander Rob Hall (Jason Clarke), most of the party were experienced climbers, including Beck Weathers (Josh Brolin) a doctor embarking on a personal mission to climb the Seven Summits, and Doug Hansen (John Hawkes), a mailman who had made a previous run at Everest the year before. Rob’s group also consisted of a journalist, Jon Krakauer (Michael Kelly), on assignment to document the voyage. A parallel climbing party, led by Scott Fischer (Jake Gyllenhaal), forged an uneasy alliance with Rob’s to increase overall safety with greater numbers. Back at base camp is Helen Wilton (Emily Watson), running Rob’s operation from a safer distance, while Rob’s pregnant wife Jan (Keira Knightley) wisely stays home, confident in her husband’s expertise keeping him safe. This is the setup f

Watch A Red Band Clip From #THEGREENINFERNO

The first Red Band Clip from THE GREEN INFERNO. How far would you go for a cause you believe in? In Eli Roth’s terrifying new film, The Green Inferno, a group of college students take their humanitarian protest from New York to the Amazon jungle only to be taken prisoner by the indigenous tribe they came to save. The Green Inferno marks Eli Roth’s return to directing for the big screen for the first time since his Hostel franchise, and tells the story of what happens when “slacktavism,” the well-meaning social media response to global catastrophes, turns into terror in the depths of the Amazon rainforest. Watch the clip after the Jump... THE GREEN INFERNO will open in theaters September 25, 2015 Presented by BH Tilt Directed by Eli Roth Starring Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Sky Ferreira, Daryl Sabara, and Aaron Burns. How far would you go for a cause you believe in? In Eli Roth’s terrifying new film, The Green Inferno, a group of college students tak

Get To Know Luke From #HeroesReborn

Luke and his wife Joanne are in hiding, they lost their son in the terrorist attack in Odessa, Texas and now they are looking for their revenge. Luke and Joanne take it upon themselves to avenge their son’s death by wiping the world clean of people with abilities. Click HERE to watch the Video From creator/executive producer Tim Kring, who imagined NBC’s original critically-acclaimed 2006 “Heroes” series, comes “ Heroes Reborn ,” an epic 13-episode event series that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities. A year ago, a terrorist attack in Odessa, Texas, left the city decimated. Blamed for the tragic event, those with extraordinary abilities are in hiding or on the run from those with nefarious motives. Two such vigilantes include Luke (Zachary Levi, “Chuck”) and Joanne (Judith Shekoni, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”), who are seeking to avenge a tragic loss. Noah Bennet, a.k.a. H.R.G. (Jack Coleman, “Heroes”),

New High Energy #PointBreak Trailer

In Alcon Entertainment’s fast-paced, high-adrenaline action thriller Point Break , a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah ( Bracey ), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill seeking elite athletes, led by the charismatic Bodhi ( Ramirez ). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a string of staggering crimes that kill innocent people and send the world’s economy into a tailspin. Watch the trailer after the Jump... Please Leave A Comment-

#LegendMovie Will Now Open In November

The upcoming film  LEGEND will now open in New York and Los Angeles on Friday, November 20, 2015. LEGEND was originally scheduled for release on October 2, 2015. The film will expand to additional U.S. markets on November 25 and further on December 11. From Academy Award® winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential, Mystic River) comes the true story of the rise and fall of London’s most notorious gangsters, Reggie and Ronnie Kray, both portrayed by Tom Hardy in a powerhouse double performance. LEGEND is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the Kray twins. Written and directed by Helgeland, the Studiocanal, Working Title and Cross Creek film co-stars Emily Browning, David Thewlis, Duffy, Christopher Eccleston and Chazz Palminteri. Working Title Film’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner produce LEGEND alongside Chris Clark, Quentin Curtis and Cross Creek Pictures’ Brian Oliver. Universal will

Woody Harrelson Joins War For The Planet Of The Apes

THR is reporting Woody Harrelson has nabbed one of the leading human roles in Fox’s latest Planet of the Apes installment. Matt Reeves , who directed 2014’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes , has returned as helmer for the new project, which is titled War for the Planet of the Apes . Mark Bomback also is back as screenwriter and Chernin Entertainment as the producer. Dylan Clark is also producing. It is unclear who is returning to the new movie, which will continue the story of Caesar, the evolved ape who is brought to life via motion capture by Andy Serkis . Plot details are being kept secret, but Harrelson will play a character called the Colonel. It was recently reported that Gabriel Chavarria would play one of the new characters, but insiders say his part is small. Harrelson is currently shooting LBJ, starring as President Lyndon B. Johnson, and will be back on the big screen in the final Hunger Games movie, which hits theaters on Nov. 20. The actor is undergoing a r

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For #SICARIOMOVIE In San Francisco

Win Tickets To An Advance Screening For SICARIO on September 22nd at 7:30 PM in San Francisco. SICARIO , Directed by the critically-acclaimed Denis Villeneuve, and starring a fantastic ensemble including Academy Award® winner Benicio del Toro , Golden Globe Award® winner Emily Blunt , Academy Award® nominee Josh Brolin along with Jon Bernthal , and Emmy Award® nominee Victor Garber , this film is packed with gripping suspense and non-stop action. In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent [Emily Blunt] is enlisted by an elite government task force official [Josh Brolin] to aid in the escalating war against drugs. Make sure to  LIKE   SandwichJohnFilms  on  Facebook  and follow us on  Twitter  for all your entertainment news and to be to notified about our upcoming Advance Screenings. Also make sure to subscribe and download our  Podcast See how to win tickets after the Jump... Click HERE to get your tickets. DISCLAIMER

#PacificRim2 May Not Happen Now

According to THR  Legendary wanted to produce a sequel to del Toro's  Pacific Rim , which was made under the Warners deal and turned into one of those films that grosses a lot ($411 million worldwide) while being so costly that a follow-up isn't a sure thing. Sources say Legendary liked that the original performed exceptionally well in China, where the company is heavily invested, but for now the project — which had been ramping up to make a release date in August 2017 — has been halted indefinitely and will be pushed back (if it gets made at all). Universal Pictures' decision last week to let Thomas Tull's Legendary Pictures take its Kong: Skull Island project to Warner Bros. in the midst of a five-year production and financing deal is being read as a symptom of relationship trouble between the companies. Several sources say there has been strain, in part because Tull kicked off the deal in 2014 with a couple of clunkers that he put through Universal's dist

First Glimpse From #Arrow Season 4

The CW has delivered the first images from Arrow season 4 in all it's glory. We get our real first look at Diggle in his new costume, a glimpse of Star City and a greener Arrow. See all the images after the Jump... Please Leave A Comment-