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June 26, 2014

Mark Wahlberg's 10 Best Movies

During the early 1990s, while he was flashing his abs and modeling underwear as Marky Mark, few could have suspected that beneath Mark Wahlberg's b-boy cap lurked the soul of a thespian. Now, of course, that's no longer the case -- with more than 20 roles and an Academy Award nomination to his credit, Wahlberg has compiled an impressive filmography over the last 15-plus years. With Wahlberg leading the human contingent in Transformers: Age of Extinction this weekend, we thought now would be the perfect time to take a look back at Wahlberg's best-reviewed major roles. It's time for Total Recall! More…

July 31, 2013

10 Hollywood Movies Starring Former Adult Film Actors

In honor of James Deen's Hollywood debut in "The Canyons," a look back at some other movies that found porn stars trying to break into the big time. More…

September 18, 2012

My Week With PT Anderson, Day Two: Boogie Nights

Like Hard Eight, Boogie Nights explores the sad, sleazy underbelly of a glitzy fašade -- but where Anderson's first film was a relatively straightforward, uncomplicated character study, his next release found him making everything bigger, using a large ensemble cast to fill out an ambitious, overstuffed narrative that traced the rise and fall of a simple California kid (Mark Wahlberg) who becomes an overnight porn star in the late 1970s. There's a lot of narrative to cover, even for a 155-minute movie, but Anderson doesn't skimp on character development. More importantly, he refuses to treat his characters with condescension or contempt -- you empathize with their desperation even as you marvel at their delusion. More…

December 30, 2011

Hollywood's Least Enjoyable New Year's Eves

Moviefone takes a look at some of the least festive December 31sts in cinematic history. More…

September 6, 2007

RT Exclusive: Pics From There Will Be Blood

Attention P.T. Anderson fans -- your wait is almost over! After a five year break, P.T. Anderson is back, and this time he's teaming up with the unparalleled Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood. And RT is giving you a first look with our two exclusive pictures. Judging from these, it looks like There Will Be Blood will have beautiful cinematography and plenty of interaction between a father and son in pursuit of the American dream. More…

August 7, 2007

Exclusive: Rush Hour 3's Brett Ratner and Chris Tucker On Oscars, Democrats, and Critics

Brett Ratner and Chris Tucker sat down with Rotten Tomatoes for a brief interview on their Rush Hour 3 press tour; the talked about the joys of popcorn cinema, the future of the Democratic Party, Tucker's plans for a standup documentary, and Ratner's Hugh Hefner biopic. And when will Ratner make his "important film"? More…

December 29, 2006

Kasdan, Apatow & John C. Reilly to Introduce "Dewey Cox"

How many musician-centric biopics do you have to sit through before you start clamoring for a nice juicy parody of the sub-genre? Well, one's on it's way, courtesy of director Jake Kasdan, screenwriter/producer Judd Apatow, and character actor turned comedy star John C. Reilly. More…

October 12, 2006

"Transformers" Music, Optimus Prime Headshot, and More Set Photos Emerge

Cinematical has a nice roundup of various "Transformers"-related happenings from around the web, including news on the theme song, a first look at Optimus Prime's head, and a photo from the set! More…

July 7, 2005

Trailer Bulletin: Waiting

Yahoo! Movies brings the first trailer for the comedy "Waiting." Starring Ryan Reynolds ("Blade: Trinity"), Justin Long ("Dodgeball"), Anna Faris ("Scary Movie"), Luis Guzman ("Boogie Nights"), and David Koechner ("Anchorman"), "Waiting" is described (by me) as "Office Space Goes to Applebee's." More…

July 6, 2005

Graham & Sisto Sign On for "Broken" Indie

Heather Graham ("Boogie Nights") and Jeremy Sisto ("Wrong Turn") will star in "Broken" for director Alan White ("Risk"). The indie flick begins shooting this month in Los Angeles with a screenplay by Drew Pillsbury ("100 Mile Rule"). More…

June 21, 2005

Hoffman & Fishburne Join the "Impossible" Sequel

The Hollywood Reporter brings some nifty casting news regarding the long-gestating second sequel to "Mission: Impossible." Laurence Fishburne ("The Matrix") and Philip Seymour Hoffman ("Boogie Nights") will co-star in "Mission: Impossible 3" alongside Tom Cruise ("War of the Worlds"), Ving Rhames ("Pulp Fiction"), and Keri Russell ("We Were Soldiers"). More…

May 6, 2005

Connelly and P.S. Hoffman to Do a New "Macbeth"

Director Todd Louiso ("Love Liza") has been trying to get his "Macbeth" adaptation off the ground for a while, and it looks like things are finally moving forward. Philip Seymour Hoffman ("Boogie Nights") and Jennifer Connelly ("House of Sand and Fog")... More…

April 14, 2005

Wahlberg Ready to Soar With the Eagles

Back in 1976, Philadelphia Eagles coach Dick Vermeil held an "open tryout" to spice up his team. Although hundreds of guys showed up, only Vince Papale ever made it onto the football field. And now Variety indicates that Walt Disney Pictures plans to turn Vince's tale into a movie. Mark Wahlberg ("Boogie Nights," "Fear") is currently in talks to star as Mr. Papale. More…

March 29, 2005

Who's Got the Scoop on P.T. Anderson's Next Project?

PTAnderson.com, repository of all things PTA-related, brings us the early word on the celebrated filmmaker's next potential project: 'Paul never ceases to surprise us & it seems his next film will most likely be......."Oil!" "Oil!" is (a) 1927 novel by Upton Sinclair that PTA has adapted. This would be his first film not based on (one) of his own original screenplays. It's a tale of of scandal, intrigue and politics.' More…

December 7, 2004

Nicolas Cage and Julianne Moore Decide on What's Next

Variety reports that "Revolution Studios is in negotiations with Julianne Moore ("Boogie Nights," "The Forgotten") to play the female lead in 'Next' opposite Nicolas Cage ("The Rock," "National Treasure"). Cage is also attached as a producer, while Lee Tamahori ("Once Were Warriors," "Die Another Day") will direct the sci-fi thriller." More…