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Watch: Trailer For Drama 'Reach Me' Starring Sylvester Stallone, Tom Berenger, Terry Crews, Nelly & More

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 5, 2014 1:31 PM
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Reach Me
The last time Sylvester Stallone tried to take on a real dramatic role, the results were… creatively successful. He put on 40 lbs for James Mangold’s “Copland” in 1997, but reviews were semi-mixed. Mangold insists even though Stallone really delivered best intentions; he had engendered a lot of ill will with his mindless action films. “When ‘Cop Land’ came out, a lot of daggers were out for Sly,” Mangold said in 2011. “He had made a bunch of shittier moves, he’s the first to admit, that weren’t aimed for the highest result each time out.”

12 Performers Who Deserve 2014 Emmy Nominations (But Probably Won't Get Them)

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • June 17, 2014 3:13 PM
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Actors Deserving Emmys, Summer 2014
We're having a sustained and much needed break from the Oscars, but that doesn't mean that awards are completely banished from the cultural landscape. For better or worse, Emmy season is sneaking up. The biggest and most prestigious TV awards in the calendar ended their qualifying season at the end of May, and ballots opened only a few days ago, with voting set to finish next week, ahead of the announcement of nominations on July 10th (with the awards themselves following on August 25th).

Review: 'Blended' Starring Adam Sandler And Drew Barrymore

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • May 22, 2014 9:01 AM
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Blended
The on-screen pairing of Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore is one of diminishing returns. The first time they partnered up, on 199-SOMETHING amiable "The Wedding Singer," the chemistry was palpable and it was wrapped in a movie that, in retrospect, is one of the funnier, more charming films in Sandler's oeuvre, doused in melancholy and bejeweled with period detail, while 200-SOMETHING's "50 First Dates" was ickier and less stable (mental deficiencies are so romantic); it was a comedy that was beneath either of them, much less them as a duo. And with this week's "Blended," they've hit rock bottom. "Blended" is probably the worst of the bunch, a movie that is, in its subtle way, as offensive and mean-spirited as anything Sandler has done, but in a way that is so cuddly, there's the possibility it could, somehow, go unnoticed.

Watch: New Trailer For 'The Expendables 3' Gives A Fresh Roll Call, Plus 16 New Character posters

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 3, 2014 3:12 PM
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The Expendables 3, Stallone
This summer, you're get a movie in which Kellan Lutz is considered as much of an action star as Arnold Schwarzenegger. Welcome the strange world of "The Expendables 3," a franchise which has morphed from "let's celebrate the action olds!" to "who can we get to up the irony factor?"

Watch: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Unveil Super Bowl Spot & Join Terry Crews In Game Day Ad For Toyota

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 2, 2014 6:02 PM
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With parents across the land huddled in front of the TV today, kids are going to be sitting around wondering when the game is over so they can get back to watching Nickelodeon, or playing X-Box, or whatever it is kids these days do in front of the television. But if they happen to be wandering by and glance at the TV, they'll be glad to see this.

Watch: Anton Corbijn's Director's Cut Of Nirvana's "Heart Shaped Box" Video

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 21, 2013 11:51 AM
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September 13th will mark the 20th anniversary of the release of what would be Nirvana's final album, In Utero, and it's easy to forget just how important it was at the time. The group were arguably the biggest band on the planet, the reluctant leaders of the "alternative" music scene that completely changed the landscape. And that's not to mention the various controversies surrounding the LP, from the artwork to the recording process itself, which found the band working with famed independent engineer Steve Albini (and fans should check his recent interview with Vish Khanna about the making of the album, and what exactly went down in the studio—it's a must listen). And then, there was that music video...

'21 Jump Street' Helmers Phil Lord & Chris Miller To Direct Andy Samberg Cop Comedy Pilot; Terry Crews Joins Cast

  • By Tess Hofmann
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  • January 24, 2013 10:25 AM
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Pilot season is moving right along, and the still-untitled cop comedy pilot starring Andy Samberg that was set up last fall has some new blood. Directing duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller are set to be at the helm, while Terry Crews will costar. The project is one of six comedy pilots to be picked up by Fox so far, and comes from Mike Schur and Dan Goor, the creators of “Parks and Recreation,” so it’s shaping up to be a powerhouse team.

Isla Fisher & Terry Crews Join 'Arrested Development'; 'Bates Motel' Finds Norman Bates & More

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • September 17, 2012 9:44 AM
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Just when you thought you couldn’t be any more excited for the return of “Arrested Development,” Mitch Hurwitz goes ahead and casts Isla Fisher and Terry Crews. There’s no news on who they’ll be playing, whose episodes they will be in, or even how many episodes they’ll be in, but we’re excited by their involvment nonetheless. They’re both people we really like who know how to be funny, and if the show’s track-record is anything to go by, we’re sure they’ll be given brilliantly bizarre guest roles.

Charlie Sheen & Lindsay Lohan Will Be Killed Off In Opening Of 'Scary Movie 5'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 14, 2012 4:54 PM
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Quick, can you name the people killed off in the opening of the four "Scary Movie" films to date? If you answered Carmen Electra, Natasha Lyonne, Jenny McCarthy, Pamela Anderson, Shaquille O'Neal and Dr. Phil, then this bit of news might be of importance to you. It will also be a spoiler as well.

"You Know You Gotta Have A Trailer For A Trailer These Days": 'Expendables 2' Teaser Proves The Lame Point

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 2, 2012 4:37 PM
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Remember the days when a trailer was just a simple marketing tool for a movie? Now, you need a marketing tool for your marketing tool. Or, as Terry Crews says in this near pointless micro-teaser for "The Expendables 2," "You know that you've got to have a trailer for the trailer now, son."

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