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ALMOST FAMOUS Onur Tukel (second from the right) and co-stars answers questions about making the film.
Opening At The Tribeca Film Festival: Summer Of Blood


It’s that time of the year again! The Tribeca Film Festival is officially under way and already, the movies are taking the city by storm! Having opened on Wednesday, April 16, this year, The Tribeca Film Festival will run until Sunday, April 27. While stars such as Scarlett Johansson, Sofia Vergara, and Dustin Hoffman are set to appear on the big screen throughout the festival, smaller, local films are already attracting full-house audiences.

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The Best of Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp. Gorgeous. Talented. Kind. The man’s got it all. Depp is one of the most influential performers of the last fifty years, an iconic piece of Hollywood that raised the bar for acting. The legend is credited in over 70 movies since 1984, when he made his debut as an unfortunate victim of Freddy Krueger’s wrath in the original A Nightmare On Elm Street movie. Since then, he has proven his artistic versatility over and over, taking roles from the dark and serious to the whimsical and giddy, totally dominating every role.

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'Magic Mike' Sequel Release Date Announced

This is the news that lots of women have been waiting for! It has been announced that Magic Mike XXL, a sequel to the 2012 film, will be released in theaters on July 3rd, 2015. The sequel will see the guys going on a road trip.

Channing Tatum, who is co-writing the movie, recently spoke to MTV about the sequel. “We want to have real, like reality in it, but we don't want to make like some dark drama. There was some darkness in the last movie and I think it surprised people and shocked people. This one, we want to have a lot of conflict and a lot of struggle, but we also want there to be a shit ton of fun,” Tatum said.

As far as which of the guys will be back for the sequel Tatum said, “I think everyone's gonna be back, I think, and obviously nobody's deals are done.”

Since the director of the first film, Steven Soderbergh, has since retired from directing, Greg Jacobs will step in to helm the movie.

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'Gone Girl' Trailer Starring Ben Affleck Released



The trailer for the upcoming film Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck as Nick Dunne, has been released. The approximately 90 second trailer show Affleck as he searches for his missing wife, Amy, played by Rosamund Pike. Things then take a turn for the worse as Nick is accused of being a suspect in Amy’s disappearance by the media and authorities.

Although there is hardly any dialogue throughout the trailer, Affleck can be heard in a voiceover saying, “I did not kill my wife” and “I am not a murderer.” The trailer also features a cover of Charles Aznavour’s song “She” by Richard Butler of the Psychedelic Furs.

The film is based on the 2012 novel by Gillian Flynn and is directed by David Fincher, who previously directed The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Social Network. Gone Girl will be released in theaters on October 3rd.

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MTV Movie Awards Recap and Winners List

The 2014 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by Conan O’Brien, was held last night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Let’s take a look back at some of the most talked about moments from the show as well as the full list of winners.

Show Opening/Conan’s Monologue: The show opened with O’Brien wanting to get 50 celebrities to make cameo appearances. He achieved his goal with a wide range of celebrities including Lupita Nyong’o, Adam Sandler, the cast of The Big Bang Theory, Taylor Swift, Andy Samberg, Mindy Kaling and even Grumpy Cat. During his monologue, O’Brien showed the audience some Vine videos of the movies nominated for Movie of the Year and also created a new category, Best Kiss Fight, which included Will Arnett and O’Brien fighting and throwing kisses at each other.

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Amy Poehler, Tina Fey Reuniting for New Movie

Amy Poehler is in final negotiations to star alongside Tina Fey in the comedy The Nest. The movie is set to be released by Universal who also behind their 2008 movie Baby Mama.

Poehler and Fey will be playing sisters who decide that before selling their parent’s house that they need to throw one last big party in it.

The movie will be directed by Jason Moore who also directed Pitch Perfect, and was written by Saturday Night Live writer Paula Pell.

Seeing as how funny these two ladies have been while hosting the Golden Globes the past two years, this movie is sure to be just as entertaining.

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Best Of: Party Movies

Since it's World Party Day, Joonbug.com is trying to make sure you get the most out of your partying experience! The rules of the holiday demand that you celebrate in whatever way makes you happy, meaning you don't have to go out. Should you chose to party on the couch, here are the ten best movies to help get you in the spirirt:

10) 16 CANDLES

A classic Molly Ringwald movie about growing up! High schooler Sam struggles with love and loneliness while everyone around her enjoys dances, weddings, and afterparties, celebrating everything...except Sam's 16th birthday.

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Cesar Chavez: A Potrait of An Inspiring Life

A documentation of the infamous activist’s difficult journey in fighting for the betterment of underpaid labor workers in the grape fields of California, Cesar Chavez, directed by Diego Luna and starring Michael Pena, is the first feature film ever made about the infamous civil rights leader. The film wonderfully presents Chavez’s experiences in creating the United Farm Workers, a labor union that strove to protect 50,000 farm workers who faced deportment to Mexico if they were unable to work in the fields. And with this, the audience plays witness to the heroic stance Chavez took in the face of the horrific opposition brought on to the workers at the hands of the racist farm owners society. The film also documents many of Chavez’s historical nonviolent demonstrations by the UFW, including the Delano grape strike, the Salad Bowl strike, and the 1975 Modesto march.

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Use Your Current Pop-Culture Obsession to Discover (Non) Blockbusters of the Past

If you liked The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and can't wait for Mockingjay, you might like Bonnie & Clyde:

Sexy, dangerous people on the run from an oppressive government? This is the O.G. of the genre. Starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway at their most impossibly good-looking, Bonnie & Clyde tells the mostly true story of the legendary young outlaws whose infamy quickly outstripped their actual power (sound familiar, Katniss Everdeen?). The film had groundbreaking action sequences and a terrifically complicated portrayal of the young outlaws, their misdeeds and triumphs documented with stunning cinematography. The main difference? The dystopic oppressive government isn’t the distant future but the not-so-distant past of 1930’s America – and the names are just slightly less ridiculous.

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Coming To Theaters: Blood Ties

Lights, camera, crime, and drama! Ask yourself which is more important: your family or your career? What about when you’re a well-respected officer of the law, but your sibling is a dishonest convict who’s just been released from prison? Coming to theaters across America on Friday, March 21st, Blood Ties, directed by Guillaume Canet, demonstrates the constant stress put upon two brothers, as well as their family members and significant others, when they must learn to face each other as two opposing sides of one coin — cop and criminal, bound by ethics and the perpetual desire to believe and trust in the other.