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Among the many Star Wars vets returning for The Force Awakens is Warwick Davis, who played Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi and multiple characters in The Phantom Menace. You may also know him as the star of Willow, the Leprechaun franchise and the show Life’s Too Short. He’s also in all of the Harry Potter movies plus LabyrinthRay and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

In addition to the new Star Wars movie(s), Davis will… Continue reading 'Star Wars' and 'Harry Potter' Star Warwick Davis Needs Your Help With a Heist Film

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Sony has ordered some syrup to go with its sausage.

After greenlighting fellow food-related comedy “Sausage Party,” the studio announced that… Continue reading Jason Segel's Maple Syrup Heist Movie Sounds Oddly Compelling

The VOD Report: ‘Anonymous,’ ‘A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas,’ ‘Tower Heist,’ ‘The Rum Diary’ and the Films Netflix No Longer Wants You to Watch Instantly

Cable On DemandCable offers VOD programming (same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pre-theatrical exclusives) for rent, usually for 24- or 48-hour periods at prices from about $ 2.99 for older titles to $ 9.99 for new or exclusive releases. Since cable offers a direct connection from your cable provider, its VOD offerings are usually less prone to outside interference and can be streamed with surround sound and 3D when available.

The controversial… Continue reading The VOD Report: 'Anonymous,' 'A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas,' 'Tower Heist,' 'The Rum Diary' and the Films Netflix No Longer Wants You to Watch Instantly

Movie Review: Contraband’s Dark Turn Spoils an Otherwise Fun, Sleek Heist Flick

Review in a Hurry: Former smuggler Chris Farraday (Mark Wahlberg) is pulled into one last job to keep his screwed-up brother-in-law Andy (and by extension, the rest of the family) out of danger. An unusual sort of heist movie in which the heist itself keeps changing, Contraband makes… Continue reading Movie Review: Contraband's Dark Turn Spoils an Otherwise Fun, Sleek Heist Flick

Both of this week’s new wide releases, ‘Tower Heist’ and ‘A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas,’ have an Occupy Wall Street, proles-vs.-fat-cats subtext, but it was one particular fat-cat who seized a surprise win at the box office. ‘Puss in Boots’ not only managed to outduel both newcomers, but also shocked by holding on to almost all of the business it scored during last weekend’s record-breaking debut.

‘Puss in Boots’ was… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Puss in Boots' Stomps 'Tower Heist,' 'Harold & Kumar'