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November 2005
Week of October 31st through November 4th

JAMIE FOXX back on the big screen!! 
JARHEAD opens Nov.4th

Jarhead (the self-imposed moniker of the Marines) follows "Swoff" (Gyllenhaal), a third-generation enlistee, from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through Middle East deserts with no cover from intolerable heat or from Iraqi soldiers, always potentially just over the next horizon. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand against an enemy they can't see for a cause they don't fully fathom. Foxx portrays Sergeant Sykes, a Marine lifer who heads up Swofford's scout/sniper platoon, while Sarsgaard is Swoff's friend and mentor, Troy, a die-hard member of STA-their elite Marine Unit.

An irreverent and true account of a war that was antiseptically packaged a decade ago, Jarhead is laced with dark wit, honest inquisition and episodes that are at once surreal and poignant, tragic and absurd. Cast includes Peter Sarsgaard, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Chris Cooper, Laz Alonso, Dennis Haysbert, Sam Rockwell, Jacob Vargas. Click here for photos
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GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN'- Cast Interviews

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JARHEAD - Cast Interviews

Jamie Foxx
Jake Gyllenhaal
Chicken Little: An Interview with Zach Braff

Braff talks being in a Disney animated film and working with Garry Marshall.
Talk to Me Cast Update

Terrence Howard and Don Cheadle to work together again on "Talk To Me ". Howard's other projects include the Thurgood Marshall story called "The Crusader".
DreamGirls Cast Update

Danny Glover joins Foxx, Murphy and Beyonce in the musical film.
Wesley Snipes Update

Snipes joins Van Damme in action-packed film, "The Hard Cops".
Harry Potter Update

IESB.net has 13 new film clips from Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire.
John Singleton Honored

Director gets 2005
DaimlerChrysler Award

SAW II Clips

IESB.net has some clips of the sequel

Saw II- Cast Interviews

Donnie Wahlberg
Beverley Mitchell

The Weather Man: An Interview with Nicolas Cage

Cage recently spoke about the film, working with Michael Caine, and playing Ghost Rider.

16 Blocks update

Photos of Mos Def and Bruce Willis now online.

October DVD Releases

Rize, Herbie: Fully Loaded and Titanic: Special Edition are among this week's releases.

NORTH COUNTRY- Cast Interviews

Charlize Theron
Director Niki Caro


Crash Named Outstanding Motion Picture of the Year

A Solider's Play

Mackie and Diggs together on stage in Charles Fuller's Pulitzer-Prize winning drama.


Film production for the comedy-action movie, Smokin' Aces", featuring Alicia Keys, Don Cheadle, and rapper Common began this week in Stateline and South Lake Tahoe, California

Shopgirl- Cast Interviews

Steve Martin & Claire Danes
Jason Schwartzman


New images of Jamie Foxx now online.


New images of Jeffrey Wright now online.

James Bond news


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The Producers

Last Holiday
Pirates of the Carribean 2
16 Blocks
Chicken Little
Winter Passing
Lie With Me
American Gun
Madeas Family Reunion
Big Momma's House 2
Over The Hedge
Jump Shot
Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Final Destination 3
Brokeback Mountain
The Matador
Slow Burn
Walk the Line
King Kong
Superman Returns

Saw II
Snakes in a Plane
The Pulse
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Lonely Hearts
End Game
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Ghost Rider
A Scanner Darkly
Akeelah and the Bee
The Tenants
Dying for Dolly (now IN THE MIX)
Aeon Flux
Underworld: Evolution
Memoirs of a Geisha



Latest Review Additions:
Jarhead (in Film )
Entertainment value is a must in any film and that is the one area that Jarhead comes up short. It simply drags in too many places.
Doom (in Film )
Doom is a far more accomplished film. Granted, my expectations were extremely low, but that doesn't take away from the fact that the filmmakers made a decent film.
North Country (in Film )
North Country is a gripping, emotionally packed stunner of a drama that easily contends as the best film of 2005.
Good Night and Good Luck (in Film )
Good Night, and Good Luck is a major artistic achievement by Clooney and easily one of the best films of 2005.
The Gospel (in Film )
While the script and editing are flawed, “The Gospel” is still an evening’s entertainment with heart and soul. If anything else, the music is what will drive you to come see this film.
Serenity (in Film )
Funny, intelligent, and filled with a lot of action, , 'Serenity", known as "Firefly" in TV land is as good as any sci-fi film ever brought to the big screen.
Two for the Money (in Film )
"Two For the Money" is a sucker's bet with a heart of gold. With Pacino acting without restraint, you can’t lose on this film.
Into the Blue (in Film )
The film is chock full of pretty, physically perfect people, but ultimately, the film ramps up and becomes a mindless yet engaging thriller if that is possible. 
Oliver Twist (in Film )
Polanksi's masterful touch is evident in every frame of this wonderful film. It is another grand achievement by one of film's greatest auteurs.
Roll Bounce (in Film )
Far from perfect, as there are several clichés within the film, and some of the characters go undeveloped, but overall, the film offers enough wit and charm that should please all that come to see it.
Flightplan (in Film )
You know what you're getting with Jodie Foster and Peter Sarsgaard, and they don't disappoint.
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