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Meet The Grim Reaper Trailer: Death Wish!

Dr. Paul Kersey is a surgeon. Saving lives is his job – until home invaders attack his wife and daughter. Now Dr. Kersey saves lives by day while searching for the men who attacked his family.

The press dub him the Grim Reaper.

Eli Roth’s reimagining of the classic revenge thriller was written by Joe Carnahan and stars Bruce Willis. It opens on November 22nd.

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The Magnificent Seven Gets 4K Ultra HD Release!

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Antoine Fuqua’s remake of the classic western The Magnificent Seven is coming to home video and videophiles will pleased to see that the home video release will include a 4K Ultra HD package.

The story of seven hired guns who contract to protect a small town from an avaricious mining baron features an all-star cast that includes Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke.

The home video release encompasses 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD formats and will be in stores on December 20th. Read on for a more detailed synopsis and list of features for each format.

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The Magnificent Seven – Fun But Not Quite Magnificent!

(l to r) Vincent D'Onofrio, Martin Sensmeier, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Byung-hun Lee star in Columbia Pictures' THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.
(l to r) Vincent D’Onofrio, Martin Sensmeier, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Byung-hun Lee star in Columbia Pictures’ THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.

Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven is not the movie that the John Sturges one was and that’s okay. Fuqua has a lot of fun playing with the clichés/tropes of westerns and succeeds in producing a fun movie that is most notable for having a uniquely integrated Seven – and least notable for having a villain who is an unmodulated black hole of evil that sucks the energy out of almost every scene he’s in.

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Ben-Hur Is Efficient But Unmoving!

Toby Kebbell plays Messala Severus and Jack Huston plays Judah Ben-Hur in Ben-Hur from Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.
Toby Kebbell plays Messala Severus and Jack Huston plays Judah Ben-Hur in Ben-Hur from Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.

I went in to the advance screening of Ben-Hur expecting a disaster. While the trailers weren’t brilliant, they showed both some promise and the possibility of a total bleep-up.

Instead, it was neither the film of that promise nor the Golden Raspberry contender it could have been.

It was a technically proficient film that had some decent performances and some good ideas, but it left me curiously unmoved.

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Magnificent Trailer: The Magnificent Seven!

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In Anton Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven – starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt – the new seven are fixin’ to liberate the town of Rose Creek from the oppression of ruthless industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Saarsgard) – and achieve vengeance for Emma Cullen, whose husband he murdered.

Check out the new trailer following the jump.

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Bloodsport Trailer: Ben-Hur!

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The story of Judah Ben-Hur made of one of the greatest films ever made. Now, fifty-seven years later, there’s a new Ben-Hur in town.

Jack Huston is Judah Ben-Hur in this epic story of brother vs. brother; slave versus empire – a tale that not incidentally borders on the story of Christ in an intriguing manner.

Paramount Pictures’ Ben_Hur will be in theaters on August 12th. Check out the first trailer after the break.

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Overdue Holiday Trailer: Spectre!

Daniel Craig stars as James Bond in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions’ action adventure SPECTRE.
Daniel Craig stars as James Bond in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions’ action adventure SPECTRE.

Things are happening – bad things – all over the world. Their only connection? Bond. James Bond.

There’s a new enemy organization, whispered about in the shadows – Spectre – and its leader is the author of all of Bond’s pain.

Spectre premieres on November 6th. Folow the jump for the chilling new trailer.

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