Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street coming on Blu-ray

On October 21st, Paramount Home Entertainment will release the Golden Globe winning cinematic masterpiece from Director Tim Burton Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street on Blu-ray. Re-imagined by legendary director Tim Burton and starring Golden Globe winner (and Academy Award nominated) actor Johnny Depp, Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning Broadway hit never looked and …
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The Soloist film trailer

Robert Downey Jr. plays Steve Lopez, a columnist for the Los Angeles Times, who stumbles upon Nathaniel Ayers, played by Jamie Foxx, a gifted and schizophrenic, homeless musician that lives in Los Angeles’ Skid Row, who was a child prodigy, and still dreams of playing at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Joe Wright, who directed last …
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Mobile video downloads mature

Cricket, a provider of unlimited wireless services, recently announced a flat-rate unlimited mobile video service that allows users to view one-to-four-minute-long video clips directly from select handsets. Videos available include music videos, artist interviews, music documentaries, sports clips from FUEL TV such as soccer and mixed martial arts, entertainment news from Hollywood Insider, movie trailers, …
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Soul Men film trailer

After more than twenty years since they last spoke to one another, two estranged soul-singing legends (Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac) agree to participate in a reunion concert at the Apollo Theater to honor their recently deceased band leader. Soul Men also stars Isaac Hayes The film represents the next to last on-screen performance …
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Opera and a movie

National CineMedia, operator of the largest digital in-theatre network in North America for cinema advertising and alternative entertainment events, along with the Metropolitan Opera are partnering to bring a third season of the critically-acclaimed The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD series transmitted live, in high-definition, to more than 440 movie theatres and performing arts centers …
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Create your own Heroes Season 2 online remix

Metacafe, a leading short-form video entertainment site, and Universal Studios launched the Heroes: Season 2 collaborative remix. Fans of hit TV show Heroes are invited to create their own Heroes Moment for the Heroes: Season 2 DVD release, which is available on August 26th, 2008 on DVD and Blu-ray Hi-Def. Viewers can create their own …
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Bride and Prejudice film review

Bride and Prejudice, a new film by the director of the hit Bend It Like Beckham, tries to speak to a global audience by refracting an iconic English novel through the realities of the Indian diaspora. The movie by director Gurinder Chadha takes novelist Jane Austen’s 1813 classic Pride and Prejudice and sets it in …
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The Doors film review

I figure most of us thought The Doors was plenty of movie at 138 minutes. Little did we realize that one of Oliver Stone’s least favorably received movies would call for a two-disc DVD set with 43 minutes of deleted scenes, numerous documentary extras, and a feature length commentary track from Stone. And yet here …
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Dreamgirls film review

Year: 2006 Ok, I just saw Dreamgirls…or what I like to call Behind The Music: Destiny’s Child (Just ki’in! LOL). Since the “remake” theme is the new norm for Hollywood, I can say I’ve never seen the play (Damn shame, ain’t it?), so it was a good thing and a bad thing: Good that I …
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Ray film review

Every time former Booty Call-er Jamie Foxx rasps his voice, sways gracefully on a piano bench, or hugs his own torso in triumph, we lose the actor we’ve come to know completely. Left standing in his place is the late Ray Charles, staring back at us from behind those trademark sunglasses – and yes, we …
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Shall We Dance film review

In Shall We Dance?, Richard Gere plays a man in the throes of a mid-life crisis. This is new territory for the 55-year-old actor who’s always found himself opposite considerably younger leading ladies. Here, he actually plays a man his age, and is married to someone a bit more believable. Has Gere finally grown up? …
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Hollywood film releases 2005

Originally Published: February 23, 2005 Here are highlights of the remainder of Hollywood’s major film studios 2005 rosters. I am not as excited this year about Summer and more excited about Spring and Fall movies. Many films do not yet have specific release dates, some remain untitled and studio schedules are subject to change. For …
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Ultimate video game mashup site launched

Blockade Entertainment and GorillaSpot recently announced the launch of Mashade.com, a video game mashup site that will allow fans the opportunity to create and share their own personalized video mashups using footage from the official trailers of today’s hottest video games. Using GorillaSpot’s intuitive and robust video editing technology, Mashade.com will provide a new experience …
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The Soloist film details

Executive Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jeff Skoll and Patricia Whitcher Producer: Gary Foster and Russ Krasnoff Based on the Book by Steve Lopez Screenplay: Susannah Grant Director: Joe Wright Cast: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander and Lisa Gay Hamilton In The Soloist, an emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power …
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