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Anna Kendrick , Sam Rockwell - New York Premiere of 'Mr. Right' - Red Carpet Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Wednesday 6th April 2016

Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell
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Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell
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Anna Kendrick , Sam Rockwell - New York Premiere of 'Mr. Right' - Red Carpet Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Wednesday 6th April 2016

Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell
Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick
Anna Kendrick

Sam Rockwell - New York Premiere of 'Mr. Right' - Red Carpet Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Wednesday 6th April 2016

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Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell
Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell
Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell
Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell
Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell

Alan Rickman's Death Ended 'Galaxy Quest 2' Plans


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We are both gutted and relieved to learn that plans to start production on 'Galaxy Quest 2' were cancelled this year in light of the death of Alan Rickman. It's a shame that the world is as yet being denied a sequel to one of the greatest sci-fi comedies on record, but it's definitely for the best.

Galaxy QuestGalaxy Quest was a cult hit upon its 1999 release

The 1999 cult film was never exactly a blockbuster, but it still has a devoted fanbase. That's why many will react with utter disappointment at news that a sequel to 'Galaxy Quest' was going to  shoot this year for Amazon, but the deal was never signed off when Alan Rickman died.

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Mr. Right Trailer


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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What Should You Watch This Halloween? 2015 Horror Films Ranked


Halloween Eli Roth Keanu Reeves Sam Rockwell Rosemarie DeWitt Guillermo Del Toro Mia Wasikowska Jessica Chastain Tom Hiddleston Charlie Hunnam Jack Black

It's almost Halloween and, if you're staying in, you're going to have to go through that difficult process of deciding what film to put on. 2015 has seen rather a few horror movies, but it has to be noted that only a handful of them are worth your time.

Mia Wasikowska in Crimson PeakMia Wasikowska stars in Crimson Peak

Here's the top five best and worst scary films of the year:

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Sam Rockwell - Photocall for the Broadway play 'Fool For Love' at the Manhattan Theatre Club at Manhattan Theatre Club, - New York, United States - Wednesday 2nd September 2015

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Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell
Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell
Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell
Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell
Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell Thinks Audiences "Just Want To Be Scared"


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Actors often get type-cast in specific genres and as particular characters but 46-year-old star Sam Rockwell cannot be accused of doing that with an impressive C.V. that includes Green Mile, Seven Psychopaths, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Iron Man 2.

PoltergeistSam Rockwell plays father Eric Bowen in a remake of the 1980s classic, Poltergeist

However, if he could be accused of appreciating one particular kind of film it may be the horror kind as he steps into the remake of the 1980s horror classic, Poltergeist, having started off his big screen career in the 1989 scare-fest, Clownface.

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Sam Rockwell - Poltergeist Interview


Sam Rockwell talks about Poltergeist

A read-through of Sam Rockwell's resume‚ is like a read-through of the best of American cinema. Since his debut over 25 years ago, in the Francis Ford Coppola-produced horror flick, Clownhouse, his work has been as diverse as it's been steady, with barely a moment to rest between jobs. Lawn Dogs, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Matchstick Men, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Moon, Seven Psychopaths, The Green Mile, Galaxy Quest, Frost/Nixon, Iron Man 2, The Way Way Back. a single DVD box set could barely contain them all.

He's been a mainstay in the theater too, a long-term member of the LABryrinth Theater Company in New York City. He was directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and later this year will return to Broadway in Fool To Love, written by renowned playwright (and Poltergeist screenwriter) David Lindsay-Abaire.

At 46, the California native shows no signs of slowing down. Last year alone he starred in four film projects, including Lynn Shelton's romantic comedy Laggies, and the comedy drama Better Living Through Chemistry alongside Olivia Wilde, Jane Fonda and Ray Liotta. This year, Rockwell has another four slated for release, including the remake of seminal horror movie, Poltergeist. 

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'Poltergeist''s New Cast Take On A Classic


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Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper's 1982 haunted house movie 'Poltergeist' is so iconic that remaking it has always scared away filmmakers. Instead, they have merely been mimicking its innovative approach for more than 30 years.

'Poltergeist' was released on 22nd May 2015'Poltergeist' was released on 22nd May 2015

The remake's star Rosemarie DeWitt couldn't agree more. "I mean they rip it off constantly in the horror genre," she says. "So now we just didn't 'pretend' to not make 'Poltergeist', we just made 'Poltergeist'! Because the younger generation doesn't know that movie."

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It's Heeeere... The Poltergeist Remake Has Arrived


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They’re heeeerrrre... those pesky poltergeists that love to steal children and scare adults are back in this modern reboot of the 1982 horror classic, Poltergeist.

Poltergeist
The frightening remake is out in cinemas soon

Producer Sam Rami, of Spiderman directing fame, has teamed up with director Gil Kenan from Monster House to guide the unsuspecting Bowen family through a succession of horrors after stepping into their new house, unfortunately built on an ancient burial ground.

Continue reading: It's Heeeere... The Poltergeist Remake Has Arrived

Poltergeist - Teaser Trailer


Finding the perfect house is an important part of starting a family. But for one family, the perfect house may not be all that they first thought. The Bowen family, Eric (Sam Rockwell), Amy (Rosemarie DeWitt), Kendra (Saxon Sharbino), Griffin (Kyle Catlett) and young Madison (Kennedi Clements) are in for a terrifying surprise, when they discover that their estate was built upon the sight of an ancient graveyard. But rather than realising there is an army of vengeful spirits, they are under attack from a horrific poltergeist. When they seek help from paranormal expert Carrigan Burke (Jared Harris), the poltergeist itself begins to discover everyone's true inner fear, and uses it against them.

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Don Verdean Hits Screens Looking For Biblical Treasure In A New Trailer


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Drama comedy Don Verdean follows actor Sam Rockwell as he takes his title character on a journey to find the Holy Grail. Unfortunately, Don's job as a 'biblical archaeologist' comes very much shrouded in comical 'air quotes' as he earns a bit of cash here and a bit of cash there in his attempts to uncover and sell works of art with biblical history in exchange for a quick buck.

Don Verdean
Sam Rockwell's character is on the hunt of the holy grail

Don is eventually hired by a local church pastor who is determined to fund his adventures as he tries to find faith-promoting relics from the Holy Land.

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Don Verdean - Clip


With the potential to earn a quick bit of cash here and there, Don Verdean (Sam Rockwell) turned to the life of a "Biblical archaeologist", uncovering and selling works of art and pieces of Biblical history. As he starts to fabricate and lie his way through his 'adventures', Verdean acquires the help of a church that announce their intentions to bankroll his expeditions and help him do whatever he wants to in his quest to find and return The Holy Grail. With the potential of being found out and exposed, Verdean is forced to think inwardly about what is truly most important to him.

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David Bar Katz and Sam Rockwell - Opening night of 'This Is Our Youth' at the Cort Theatre - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Friday 12th September 2014

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Sam Rockwell

Date of birth

5th November, 1968

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.75


Sam Rockwell Movies

Mr. Right Trailer

Mr. Right Trailer

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

Poltergeist Trailer

Poltergeist Trailer

Finding the perfect house is an important part of starting a family. But for one...

Don Verdean Trailer

Don Verdean Trailer

With the potential to earn a quick bit of cash here and there, Don Verdean...

Say When [Laggies] Movie Review

Say When [Laggies] Movie Review

Keira Knightley continues to open up as an actress with this sparky comedy. As in...

Laggies Trailer

Laggies Trailer

Megan (Keira Knightley) is 28-years-old and she still hasn't got any sort of long term...

The Way, Way Back Movie Review

The Way, Way Back Movie Review

An especially strong script gives actors plenty to chew on in this comedy-drama, in which...

The Way, Way Back Trailer

The Way, Way Back Trailer

Duncan is a 14-year-old boy struggling to fit in anywhere and dealing with all the...

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Seven Psychopaths Movie Review

Seven Psychopaths Movie Review

Martin McDonagh gleefully plays with both the gang thriller genre and the moviemaking process with...

Seven Psychopaths Trailer

Seven Psychopaths Trailer

Marty is a budding screenwriter in LA with hopes of completing his major screenplay 'Seven...

The Sitter Trailer

The Sitter Trailer

After Noah Jaybird is suspended from college, he ends up living back at home with...

Cowboys & Aliens Movie Review

Cowboys & Aliens Movie Review

With such a blatant B-movie title, this well-made film really should be more fun to...

Conviction Movie Review

Conviction Movie Review

An extremely strong true story is told with emotion and skill, but never really rises...

Cowboys & Aliens Trailer

Cowboys & Aliens Trailer

Jake Lonergan is a wanted criminal but when he awakes in the middle of nowhere...

Iron Man 2 Movie Review

Iron Man 2 Movie Review

Cast and crew expand this franchise in just about every direction with this hugely enjoyable...

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