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Watch Al Pacino As Joe Paterno In HBO Films’ PATERNO

After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Paterno’s legacy is challenged and he is forced to face questions of institutional failure. Academy Award® and Emmy® Award winner Al Pacino returns to HBO in the title role, as Penn State’s Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. HBO Films’ PATERNO centers on Penn State’s Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Paterno’s legacy is challenged and he is forced to face questions of institutional failure in regard to the victims. Academy Award® and Emmy® Award winner Al Pacino (HBO’s “You Don’t Know Jack”; “Scent of a Woman”) returns to HBO, starring in the title role. Debuting this spring, PATERNO marks Pacino’s third HBO collaboration with award-winning director Barry Levinson, having starred in “You Don’t Know Jack,” which earned Pacino a Golden Globe for Best Actor and an Emmy® for a

New Trailer For #RockTheKasbah

Rock the Kasbah is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Mitch Glazer. The film stars Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Leem Lubany, Scott Caan, Danny McBride, Arian Moayed, Taylor Kinney , and Beejan Land . The film is scheduled to be released on October 23, 2015 Watch the trailer after the Jump... Richie Lanz ( Bill Murray ), a has-been rock manager takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan. When Richie finds himself in Kabul, abandoned, penniless and without his passport, he discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice and manages her through Afghanistan’s version of American Idol. Please Leave A Comment-

The Humbling Review: Meandering, Uneven VOD Release

The Humbling is an uneven, meandering affair that proves VOD is more dumping ground than viable alternative. Review by Matt Cummings In Director Barry Levinson's The Humbling , Al Pacino plays Simon Axler, a once famous stage actor who, after literally falling off stage, seeks to evaluate his life before father time takes it from him. He soon meets the daughter of his closest friend (Great Gerwig), a lesbian who's left a trail of pathetic exes in her wake, and the two strike up a relationship. Unfortunately, Simon isn't prepared for the chaos Pegeen will bring, as his dementia forces him to re-evaluate everything he knows. Based on the Phillip Roth novel, The Humbling can't decide if its a stinging satire or skit comedy. It starts off self-assured with several comedic skits that keep our attention, including Nina Ariana, a fellow nuthouse resident who wants to kill her husband for molesting their daughter. But the tide turns when Gerwig enters the pictu

#THEHUMBLING Trailer Starring Al Pacino

Official trailer for THE HUMBLING starring Al Pacino , In theaters and On Demand January 23, 2015: Starring Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Kyra Sedgwick, Dianne Wiest, Dylan Baker, Charles Grodin and Nina Arianda . Based on Phillip Roth’s final novel, The Humbling tells the story of over-the-hill stage actor Simon Axler ( Al Pacino ) and his struggle to find his passion for life again. Near his breaking point, he finds motivation in the form of a young and lustful lesbian Pegeen Stapleford ( Greta Gerwig ), but as their relationship heats up Simon has a hard time keeping up with the youthful Pegeen. The Humbling is directed by Barry Levinson and also stars Dianne Wiest, Kyra Sedgwick, Dylan Baker, Charles Grodin and Nina Arianda . Millennium Entertainment will release THE HUMBLING in theaters and On Demand/iTunes January 23, 2014. Please Leave A Comment-

ROCK THE KASBAH Opens APRIL 24, 2015

OPEN ROAD FILMS WILL RELEASE ROCK THE KASBAH APRIL 24, 2015 ALL STAR CAST FEATURING BILL MURRAY, BRUCE WILLIS, KATE HUDSON, ZOOEY DESCHANEL, DANNY McBRIDE AND SCOTT CAAN , DIRECTED BY BARRY LEVINSON ROCK THE KASBAH is the story of "Richie Vance,” a has-been rock manager who takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan. When Richie finds himself in Kabul, abandoned, penniless and without his passport, he discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice and manages her through Afghanistan's version of "American Idol," the wildly popular "Afghan Star." In ROCK THE KASBAH Bill Murray is joined by Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride and Scott Caan. The film is written by Mitch Glazer and directed by Barry Levinson. QED’s Bill Block, Venture Forth’s Jacob Pechenik, Shangri-La Entertainment’s Steve Bing and Mitch Glazer are producing ROCK THE KASBAH. Brian Grazer and Tom Freston are executive producers. Open Roa

Bill Murray To Star In Rock the Kasbah

Mitch Glazer, who wrote Murray's 1988 comedy " Scrooged ," penned the script for the project, which will be introduced to buyers at the Toronto International Film Festival Bill Murray will star in Rock the Kasbah , a comedy to be directed by Barry Levinson . QED’s Bill Block, Venture Forth’s Jacob Pechenik and Shangri-La Entertainment’s Steve Bing will produce the project, which QED will introduce at the Toronto International Film Festival. According to QED, Kasbah "is the story of a burned-out music manager who goes to Afghanistan on the USO tour with his last remaining client. When he finds himself abandoned, penniless and without his passport, he discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice, who stows away with him back to Kabul to compete on the popular television show The Afghan Star, Afghanistan’s equivalent of American Idol." Mitch Glazer, who wrote Murray’s 1988 comedy Scrooged, penned the script. In QED’s announcement, Block called Mu