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Jon Favreau Takes On Rudyard Kiplings’ “The Jungle Book”

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Director Jon Favreau‘s next work is being billed as a live-action musical adventure fantasy. That’s a lot of categorical labeling, but it might all fit. Favreau is directing a star-studded version of Rudyard Kipling‘s classic The Jungle Book, which will be released by Walt Disney Studios in April, 2016. The story of Mogli, the Indian boy raised by a family …

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Biggest Bombs Of 2015: In The Category Of Ack!

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The pace was set for duds at the Cinema in late January with the release of the Andy and Laura Wachowski’s bomb Jupiter Ascending, which quickly proved itself a theatrical black hole, losing about $100 million by some estimates, despite the point that the competition just after Christmas is all but nonexistent. The film, made by the folks who brought …

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Review: ‘Transporter Refueled’ Is Sloppy Summer Fun – Despite Everything

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  Review by contributor Anthony Hall Even though the fourth film in the Transporter series, Transporter Refueled, is an amateurish mess, I would personally recommend it as a fun, sometimes charming film that theater-goers will view as money well spent if there is, say, a heatwave in your neighborhood and no place else to go with air conditioning. Truth be …

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Man From U.N.C.L.E — A Retro Spy Comedy Of Manners (That Works)

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The Man From U.N.C.L.E. had me nervous for few reasons. First, it could be a departure from the television series that was completely character based. It was a show in which you liked Robert Vaughn as the American James Bond imitation Napoleon Solo, even though he was stiff and had a nose-in-the-air accent, or you didn’t. The same went for …

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‘Transporter Refueled’ Gear Up For Post-Jason Statham Thrill Ride

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Transporter Refueled is due out in short order, which means it is just about time to give the trailer for the action thriller one more go around to boost our enthusiasm. Of course, the big question is what Jason Statham‘s replacement Ed Skrein will bring to the character that defined Statham as the world’s most high-kicking body chauffeur and one …

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