Posts Tagged: entertainmentmovies

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman, you will be missed

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I’m not a big fan of celebrity worship.  When I co-created Obscure Republic last year, I vowed to myself that the OR team would never trip over ourselves trying to report or espouse on gossip, reality TV nonsense, or other silliness.  But I certainly have no problem with talent worship; I firmly believe we need […]

Sly Cooper

Sly Cooper animated film announced

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On Tuesday, Blockade Entertainment CEO Brad Foxhoven revealed to the world that one of the PlayStation’s most beloved characters is headed to the big screen: Sly Cooper. The famous orphaned raccoon thief will be joined by Bentley Turtle and Murray Hippo in Sly’s first major motion picture, which Foxhoven describes as “a kinetic and comedic heist film.”  […]

The World's End

Movie Review: The World’s End (7.1/ 10)

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When it comes to contemporary comedy duos, few are quite as prestigious as Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, stars of the classic British TV show Spaced and a slew of hilarious movies, including Shawn of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and Paul.  So when the film The World’s End was announced, people were understandably excited to […]


We need new action stars, badly!

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1988.  That’s the last time the “holy trinity” of action stars — Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Sylvester Stallone — all released action films that were in theaters at the same time.  There were other years since then when all three made movies, but never as closely together as they did in 1988.  Until now. […]