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Olivier Martinez, Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Kris Kristofferson, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Nicky Katt and Christopher McDonald - A variety of stars were photographed as they took to the red carpet for History's new miniseries 'Texas Rising' premiere which was held at The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, United States - Monday 18th May 2015

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Hustlers Trailer


The pawn shop is the last resort for most broke people; the place where the impoverished and the desperate sell off their most prized valuables in exchange for an obscenely disproportionate amount of money. In 'Hustlers', it's where three dramatic stories begin; first, a pair of newlyweds find themselves in the shop where, as fate would have it, the groom finds the ring of his first wife who has been missing for some time. While he decides to seek out her kidnapper, a pair of small time criminals are concocting a plan to rob their meth dealer - though their armed robbery plan is inhibited when one of them pawns his shotgun. Meanwhile, one serious-minded Elvis Presley impersonator wishes to pawn his alleged gold Elvis memorabilia as he moves into the town hoping to land a new job in a fairground.

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Hair Brained Review


Excellent

Gentle and very smart, this low-key comedy gets under the skin as it follows a smart young kid into the adult world. Without quite becoming either a frat-house comedy or coming-of-age odyssey, the film knowingly avoids cliches while telling a hugely engaging story with so much charm that it's virtually impossible to stop smiling.

The kid is 13-year-old frizzy-haired genius Eli (Wolff), who longs to attend Harvard but is instead stuck with 27-best choice Whittman College. His first friend there is the oldest freshman, 30-something Leo (Fraser), who is trying to reinvent himself and introduces Eli to the campus' party lifestyle. Then after a run-in with three Harvard snobs, Eli decides to teach his desired university a lesson: he joins Whittman's Mastermind team (alongside Bergman, Lee and de Jesus) and swiftly starts turning their losing streak around as they climb through the ranks and head to a showdown with Harvard at the national finals.

While the competition plot follows a fairly standard trajectory, writer Wierzbianski and director Kent refuse to indulge in trite formulaic melodramatics. Even the way Eli falls for a teen (Garner) from the local town feels fresh and unexpected. And while the humour is rarely laugh-out-loud funny, the smiles are earned because they are grounded in the characters rather than cheap jokes. It also helps that each character is a vivid bundle of complex energy and emotion, nicely played by an up-for-it cast.

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The Nut Job - Clips


Surly is a short-tempered purple squirrel who's beginning to worry as the cold winter approaches and he has managed to store hardly any food for hibernation. The city streets offer little in the way of nourishment and so, desperate, he starts to search elsewhere. When he meets the town's other animals; including Buddy the rat, the self-important Mole, Grayson the grey squirrel and some rather intellectually challenged gophers; he discovers the world of Nutlantis in the form of Maury's Nut Store. The animals agree to accompany Surly on a food heist that could keep them cosy all winter, but in order to do so they have to get past the menacing owner and his slobbering pug, Precious. How to rob a nut store isn't the only thing that Surly finds himself learning though, and he starts to realise just how great the benefits can be working in a team.

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A Week In Movies: More High-Profile Releases, Trailers For Muscle-Man Movies, And A New Life Of Jesus


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Frozen 2013

In the wake of last week's Catching Fire fever, new releases this week are a little more low key. Thanksgiving audiences in America will be choosing between Disney's acclaimed new animated film Frozen and Spike Lee's much more adult remake of the 2003 Korean thriller Oldboy. 

Meanwhile in the UK moviegoers will get a taste of Thanksgiving in the wacky animated romp Free Birds, plus a chance to savour the awards-buzz on Saving Mr Banks, about Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) trying to coerce PL Travers (Emma Thompson) into signing over the rights to her book Mary Poppins. Read our Saving Mr. Banks review here.

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Vanessa Hudgens Steps Into High Drama With 'Gimme Shelter' - [Trailer + Pictures]


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It takes one look at Miley Cyrus to see how becoming a child star can completely distort a star’s potential to be taken seriously. But being a Disney child isn’t a death sentence, as Vanessa Hudgens proves.

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The 'High School Musical' star hasn’t employed dramatic tactics to get noticed, nor has she exploited her sexuality to prove that she’s an adult. Instead, she’s flirted with some bridge roles, before stepping up with Spring Breakers – a coming of age film that the critics didn’t see coming.

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Gimme Shelter Trailer


Apple is a tenacious 16-years-old who's been in and out of foster care since the age of eight, after her mother, a junkie prostitute, was arrested for a drug-related crime. Consistently abusive, her mother has tried her best to turn Apple into what she wants her to become, but Apple runs away determined to lead a better life. With no money and barely any possessions, she decides to track down her father who she has never before met and ask him to take care of her until she can do so herself. As it turns out, he is now a huge persona in the financial world, with millions of dollars to his name. Initially reluctant, he agrees to take her in, but when she learns that she has become pregnant after a brief tryst with a boy, it's clear that she's not welcome anymore. Seeking comfort elsewhere, will she finally find the family she's been wishing for?

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Escape From Planet Earth Trailer


Scorch Supernova is a highly respected astronaut who also happens to be a brawny blue alien from the planet Baab. While spending his working hours rescuing distressed civilians from various planets, Scorch's intelligent but significantly scrawnier brother Gary guides him from mission control at the national space agency BASA. However, Scorch's strength and bravery is tested when the BASA chief Lena informs him of an SOS call from one extremely dangerous planet. In spite of Gary's strong warnings, Scorch sets out to rescue his fellow alien from whatever danger might be lurking but finds himself trapped and imprisoned by the planet's inhabitants; one of which is the alien-hating Shanker who vows to rid the universe of all alien lifeforms. Gary finds himself landed with a new responsibility; he must now become the rescuer and aid his brother in his escape from the dark planet and with it, secure the future of his own.  

This sci-fi animated flick is a thrilling, adorable and immensely funny journey through space directed by Cal Brunker ('Ninjamaica') in his first cinematic movie. Among the writing credits were Brunker himself, Tony Leech and Cory Edwards ('Hoodwinked!') and Bob Barlen in his debut feature film. 'Escape From Planet Earth' is due for release this Valentine's Day; February 14th 2013; in the US.

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, William Shatner, Jane Lynch, Craig Robinson, George Lopez, Rob Corddry, Ricky Gervais, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Sofia Vergara, Paul Scheer, Jason Simpson, Doug Abrahams, Jason Benson, Trevor Devall,

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Brendan Fraser Saturday 6th October 2012 20th Hamptons International Film Festival - 'Whole Lotta Sole' - Premiere

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Video - Fresh-Faced Brendan Fraser Leaves Fred Segal


On leaving Fred Segal in West Hollywood, "The Mummy" actor Brendan Fraser is asked what he does to stay looking so fresh-faced and young. "I get a good night's sleep", he replies whilst getting in his car. He waves politely before driving off.

The Canadian-American 43-year-old is best known for his humorous fantasy film roles including Encino Man, George of the Jungle and Monkeybone. He is also set to star alongside Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical) as Tom Fitzpatrick in the upcoming drama film Gimme Shelter, directed by Ron Krauss

Video - Brendan Fraser Snaps The Paps At Whole Lotta Sole Premiere


Brendan Fraser signs autographs and poses for photos alongside co-stars Yaya DaCosta and Colm Meaney at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of "Whole Lotta Sole". "The Mummy" actor seems at ease as he light-heartedly responds to the photographers by snapping them with his own camera.

Brendan smiles with Yaya (Tron: Legacy) and Colm (Get Him To The Greek) jokingly asking "How's it looking?" as yet more photos are taken. The 43-year-old actor stars as Maguire, an antique shop owner, in this comedy drama about a botched fish market robbery

Brendan Fraser and Harry Belafonte Thursday 6th October 2011 Premiere of the HBO documentary 'Sing Your Song' held at the Apollo Theater - Arrivals. New York City, USA

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Brendan Fraser and Harry Belafonte

Brendan Fraser and Jennifer Coolidge - Brendan Fraser and Jennifer Coolidge New York City, USA - Opening Night after party for the Broadway production of 'Elling' held at Soho House New York Hotel. Sunday 21st November 2010

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Brendan Fraser and Jennifer Coolidge
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Brendan Fraser and Nicole Miller
Brendan Fraser and Nicole Miller

Brendan Fraser and Ethel Barrymore - Denis O'Hare and Brendan Fraser New York City, USA - Opening Night of the Broadway production of 'Elling' at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre - Curtain Call Sunday 21st November 2010

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Brendan Fraser and Ethel Barrymore
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Hustlers Trailer

Hustlers Trailer

The pawn shop is the last resort for most broke people; the place where the...

Hair Brained Movie Review

Hair Brained Movie Review

Gentle and very smart, this low-key comedy gets under the skin as it follows a...

The Nut Job Trailer

The Nut Job Trailer

Surly is a short-tempered purple squirrel who's beginning to worry as the cold winter approaches...

Gimme Shelter Trailer

Gimme Shelter Trailer

Apple is a tenacious 16-years-old who's been in and out of foster care since the...

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The Nut Job Trailer

The Nut Job Trailer

Surly is an aptly named, grumpy and uncompassionate squirrel who's desperate to go to any...

Escape From Planet Earth Trailer

Escape From Planet Earth Trailer

Scorch Supernova is a highly respected astronaut who also happens to be a brawny blue...

Furry Vengeance Trailer

Furry Vengeance Trailer

Real estate developers aren't really known for their care when it comes to preserving the...

Extraordinary Measures Movie Review

Extraordinary Measures Movie Review

The A-list cast raises this film above its unsophisticated TV-movie style, helped by the remarkable...

Extraordinary Measures Trailer

Extraordinary Measures Trailer

Watch the trailer for Extraordinary Measures John Crowley is a salt of the earth family...

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Movie Review

Frankly, this is what summer movies should be like. The filmmakers have harvested the coolest...

Inkheart Movie Review

Inkheart Movie Review

Nothing warms a writer's icy heart more than something that champions books -- and reading,...

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