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In Martha's mind, she's a fantastic girlfriend but finds it impossible to hold on to a boyfriend. When her partner cheats on her, that's the last straw, Martha begins to lose it. She turns into a party animal and takes everything to the extreme.

Francis is a hitman, for years he's been one of the best in the trade but recently he's been doubting his profession and grown a conscience that he's not had before. Dealing with it in the only way he knows how, Francis begins killing the clients who recruit him to perform hits. 

Francis meets Martha when she's on the brink of doing something silly. The two instantly connect and are soon out having drinks together. When Francis notices the guy next to them is carrying a weapon, his new sense of justice kicks in and takes matters into his own hands.

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Tangerine Review

Extraordinary

The fact that this film was shot entirely on an iPhone is forgotten before it reaches the end of the snappy opening conversation. These are some of the best movie characters in recent memory, and their interaction overflows with wit and attitude. The audience is immediately gripped, eager to see where they'll go and what they might do or say next.

It's set on the grimier end of Hollywood Boulevard on Christmas Eve, where Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) has just been released from a month in jail for prostitution. Her fellow tranny hooker pal Alexandra (Mya Taylor) meets her, reporting that Sin-Dee's pimp/boyfriend Chester (James Ransone) has started seeing a real woman. Sin-Dee is horrified, and sets out to find this "real fish" Dinah (Mickey O'Hagen) and give her a piece of her mind.

Meanwhile, Alexandra is preparing for her big night singing in a local bar, trying to drum up an audience. Along the way, she meets up with her regular client Razmik (Karren Karagulian), whose meddling mother-in-law (Alla Tumanian) is determined to prove to his wife (Luiza Nersisyan) that he's cheating on her.

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Sinister 2 Dead On Arrival At Box Office


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On a typically quiet late-summer weekend dominated by holdovers, Sinister 2 has dragged itself to third place with a disappointing $10.6million opening in America.

James Ransone at the 2013 Film Independent Spirit AwardsSinister 2, starring James Ransone, has flopped

Expected to earn between $15-18million, the Blumhouse horror sequel debuted well below all three Insidious films, as well as the first Sinister movie, which took $18m on the weekend of October 12-14, 2012.

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Sinister 2 Starring James Ransone Demonstrates The Challenges Of Making A Sequel Work


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When the horror thriller Sinister proved to be a hit, producer Jason Blum (who is also behind the Insidious films) obviously thought a sequel was needed. "I really think the key to making a good sequel is to get the people who were involved in the original," he says, explaining his decision to go back to original screenwriters Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill. "If there's any theme of Sinister, to me it's taking a common crisis and escalating the crisis by putting it in a supernatural circumstance."

Sinister 2The children go all out to spook the grown-ups in Sinister II

Cargill adds that "everyone has a very different idea of what a Sinister movie is," says Cargill. "Is it the kill films? Is it Bughuul? Is it the kids?" As he and Derrickson pondered this, the one thing they agreed on was the need to bring back the hapless deputy played by James Ransone.

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Sinister 2 Review

Weak

As the ghoul from the 2012 horror hit stalks a new family, this sequel's sharply well-crafted set-up leaves the hackneyed conclusion feeling very disappointing. Up until the trite horror finale, the film is a terrific mix of complex characters and twisted relationships, with a palpable sense of underlying menace. But instead of grappling with the ramifications of the human drama, the screenwriters opt for simplistic violence instead.

The dorky deputy (James Ransone) from the first film has left the force but is still determined to stop the horror from happening again. Then he arrives at the "infected" farmhouse and finds single mother Courtney (Shannyn Sossamon) hiding out there with her feuding pre-teen sons Dylan and Zach (played by real-life siblings Robert Daniel and Dartanian Sloan). And her abusive husband Clint (Lea Coco) wants custody. But the boys have already been contacted by the creepy gang of ghost kids who have horrifically murdered their families and documented this in home movies that they show to Dylan each night. To appease the boogeyman, Dylan needs to do the same, and if he can't, they might be able to use Zach.

Frankly, Clint is a much scarier monster than the sinister spirit lurking in seemingly every dark corner in this movie. And Zach has learned from his dad how to be a seriously cruel bully. Director Ciaran Foy generates intensity in both the real-world and supernatural elements of this story, inventively creating visually stylish freak-out moments that have genuine peril attached. In this situation, the actors create strikingly authentic characters, from Ransone's likeably goofy deputy to Sossamon's steely, tenacious mother hen. And the Sloan brothers add a superb sense of sibling tension, mingling anger and frustration with real emotion. So when things begin to snap between all of them, the film becomes genuinely heart-stopping. Then the ghosts take over and it's not quite so thrilling.

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Sinister II Trailer


Courtney Collins and her twin sons Dylan and Zach have moved into a large country house ready for a fresh start, unwittingly facing what could be their end. The house is host to a demonic force; it's a site where several whole families have been brutally murdered by their possessed children, before said children go missing. The face behind the horror is the soul-eating pagan deity Bughuul, who first begins to prey on the children as they sleepwalk. Meanwhile, the town's former deputy James Ransone is concerned for the new family after the deaths of the Oswalts, recorded as the other murders had been on Super 8 reels, and seeks answers from a priest who ensures him that there is no way to ultimately stop the evil. He's determined to end this loop of horror, however, and takes it upon himself to warn the Collinses and defend them from the wrath of Bughuul.

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Tangerine Trailer


T'was the night before Christmas, and a young transgender prostitute has just been released from prison. Sin-Dee Rella (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) meets her best friend, Alexandra (Mya Taylor) at a donut shop, and the two get to talking. That is, until Alexandra let's slip that Chester (James Ransone), Sin-Dee's pimp and boyfriend, has been cheating on her. This isn't the sort of thing that Sin-Dee is going to live with, and she begins a rampage through the town to find Chester, and the "fish" that he's begun a relationship with. And she's only been out of prison for a day.

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Cymbeline Trailer


In a dark and corrupt world, the rich and powerful are the bad guys, while those who strive to bring them down are destined to fail. With sin and vice running wild, the dirty police force are pushed into a war with the criminals they have spent so long supporting. Cymbeline (Ed Harris) is a powerful drug lord that one day decides he no longer wants to pay the police for their protection, pushing both sides to put their financial goals aside and embark in a bitter and desperate battle to rid the world of one-another.

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James Ransone Joins In A Valley Of Violence


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James Ransone has been cast 'In A Valley Of Violence'.

The actor, 35, will star opposite Ethan Hawke, John Travolta, Taissa Farmiga and Karen Gillan in the western.

Ransone will play the son of Travolta's character in the story which follows Gillan and Farmiga who play sisters that run a hotel in a small town in the 1890s and they're caught in Hawke's mission to seek vengeance for his murdered best friend.

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Oldboy Review


OK

Moviegoers who know nothing about the iconic 2003 Korean thriller will perhaps enjoy this half-hearted remake. It lacks the subtlety and irony of Park Chan-wook's deranged masterpiece, but Spike Lee brings a certain technical sleekness that holds our interest. Especially as the complex plot begins to twist and turn, gleefully pulling the rug out from under us.

It centres on Joe (Brolin), a drunken loser who blows his last chance at his job by coming on to a client's wife. The next morning he wakes up in a sleazy hotel room that turns out to be a locked cell where he'll be held for the next 20 years. He's shown news updates on how he's the prime suspect in his wife's violent murder, and he watches his daughter grow up in an adoptive family's home. Suddenly focussed on revenge, he plots his escape and then is caught off guard when he's inexplicably released. With the help of his old friend Chucky (Imperioli) and helpful nurse Marie (Olsen), Joe tracks down his flamboyant jailer (Jackson) and then the creepy man (Copley) who paid the bills and now demands that Joe understands why he did it.

Yes, the plot is a big puzzle, and watching the various pieces fall into place keeps us riveted to the screen, even if nothing is particularly involving. Lee's mistake is to play everything dead straight, with only the odd hint of black humour or underlying madness. Instead, we get bigger action fight scenes (cool but choreographed) and a variety of surprises and revelations that often make us gasp. And all of this is played with razor-sharp intensity by Brolin, who gives us just enough emotion to keep us engaged with his journey.

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2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards At Santa Monica Beach

James Ransone - 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach at Independent Spirit Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 23rd February 2013

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Picture - James Ransone , Saturday 12th January 2013

James Ransone 2013 Independent Spirit Brunch held at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood - Arrivals Featuring: James Ransone Where: Beverly Hills, California, United States When: 12 Jan 2013

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'Red Hook Summer' Premiere At The DGA Theater

James Ransone Monday 6th August 2012 'Red Hook Summer' premiere at the DGA Theater

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Rosie's Building Dreams For Kids Gala At The New York Marriott Marquis

James Ransone and New York Marriott Marquis Monday 19th September 2011 Rosie's Building Dreams for Kids Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis New York City, USA

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On The Set Of His New Movie 'Son Of No One' Filming In Queens

James Ransone Friday 9th April 2010 on the set of his new movie 'Son of No One' filming in Queens New York City, USA

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James Ransone Movies

Mr. Right Trailer

Mr. Right Trailer

In Martha's mind, she's a fantastic girlfriend but finds it impossible to hold on to...

Tangerine Movie Review

Tangerine Movie Review

The fact that this film was shot entirely on an iPhone is forgotten before it...

Sinister 2 Movie Review

Sinister 2 Movie Review

As the ghoul from the 2012 horror hit stalks a new family, this sequel's sharply...

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Sinister II Trailer

Sinister II Trailer

Courtney Collins and her twin sons Dylan and Zach have moved into a large country...

Tangerine Trailer

Tangerine Trailer

T'was the night before Christmas, and a young transgender prostitute has just been released from...

Cymbeline Trailer

Cymbeline Trailer

In a dark and corrupt world, the rich and powerful are the bad guys, while...

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Oldboy Movie Review

Oldboy Movie Review

Moviegoers who know nothing about the iconic 2003 Korean thriller will perhaps enjoy this half-hearted...

Oldboy - Clip Trailer

Oldboy - Clip Trailer

The latest clip from 'Oldboy' featuring a very unstable and mentally damaged Joe Doucett on...

Oldboy Trailer

Oldboy Trailer

'Oldboy' is an intense mystery thriller about a man who is locked up for 20...

Oldboy Trailer

Oldboy Trailer

When Joe Doucett suddenly wakes up one morning to find himself imprisoned in a cell...

Sinister Movie Review

Sinister Movie Review

There's a nasty edge to this horror film that makes it much creepier than most,...

Sinister Trailer

Sinister Trailer

Ellison is an aspiring true-crime writer who decides to move his family into the house...

The Lie Trailer

The Lie Trailer

Lonnie's life is boring. His marriage to free spirit Clover has suddenly become dull and...

The Son Of No One Trailer

The Son Of No One Trailer

Jonathan is a young cop with a loving wife and small daughter. He enjoys his...

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