Ocean’s Eleven Review

One thing that gamblers love doing when they’re not wagering is watch gambling movies and one of the greatest productions in this regard is the 2001 Ocean’s Eleven, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, and Matt Damon.

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Designed as a high-profile remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film of the same name, Ocean’s Eleven takes things to another level in terms of cinematography and turns the second-rate production into gold.

While the original Oce...

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Exciting Movies to Look Forward To in 2018

The 2018 release calendars of all major film studios are already known to the public and it seems that this year will be a big one for cinema, as a slate of exciting movies are set to come out. Below you can find a list of the productions we are looking forward to watch.

Black Panther (February 16). Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, Black Panther features the first black superhero T’Challa, who is the king of Wakanda, a fictional African nation. Like all good superhero movies, there is also a supervillain, played by Michael B. Jordan. He is an exiled prince whose rivalry with Black Panther will drag Wakanda into war.

Annihilation (February 23). Even if mutant sharks aren’t usually your cup of tea, Annihilation is a movie you can’t miss...

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Top 10 New Releases on Netflix (January 2018)

We created a top list of the latest movies added recently on Netflix UK, sorted by their IMDb rating. Also, for this list we payed attention to provide a proper mixture of genres.

  1. City of God (2002)

Genres: Crime, Drama, International

IMDb: 8.6

Set in Rio de Janeiro’s most notorious slum, the film tells a true story of a young man growing up on these violent streets. It is brutally honest, masterfully directed and emotionally gripping. In one word: breath-taking.

  1. Rain Man (1988)

Genres: Drama, Comedy

IMDb: 8.5

This classic follows a selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) and his autistic brother Raymond (Dustin Hoffman) as they travel cross-country getting to know each other. The movie features one of the most iconic gambling scenes ever...

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The 70th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival was first held in 1946 although it wasn’t called like this until 2002 when they gave up on the initial name of International Film Festival. This year it’s the 70th edition of the festival and it’s held on 17-28 May in Cannes, France. Don’t hold your breath until the winners are announced. Do something fun instead. For example, you could sign up with Draftstars to win real money by playing fantasy football.

However, this is a non-public festival attended by those who receive an invitation, mostly movie stars, film producers and other big names in the industry. This annual event gains massive media exposure and the movies that receive a nomination become known all over the world.

The winners are chosen by a jury comprised of international artists who are resp...

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The Oscars

download (1)The most prestigious and well-known movie event in the world, the American Academy of Motion Picture Awards ceremony (“Oscars”) takes place every year around February, with nominees being announced six weeks in advance. First presentend in 1929, it is the oldest entertainment awards ceremony. Nominees compete for the famous golden statuette in a number of categories, with the biggest hype revolving around the awards for the best picture, the best director and the best actor and actress in a leading role.

At the 88th Academy Awards ceremony, held this year, he winners were Spotlight, a socially engaged true-story jurnalism drama, director Alejandro G. Iñárritu for The Revenant, a dramatic, visceral film about one man’s quest to survive in the cruel northern wilderness, Leonardo DiCapr...

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Goon (2012) – with Seann William Scott

You don’t have to love ice hockey in order to enjoy this violent, yet charming rags-to-riches story. You will meet Doug Glatt (Seann William Scott), a good-natured guy working as a security guard at a bar in a small town in Massachusetts. Doug is aware that he is not the smartest cookie in the jar and feels like a black sheep in his brainy family. At times, his only support is his goofy, hockey-loving fried Pat (Jay Baruchel). Due to a lucky set of circumstances (punching a hockey player in the face real hard, splitting open his helmet) he becomes an enforcer for a minor league ice hockey team. His sole task is to beat up the opponents. All Doug wants is to belong somewhere and do something he is good at, and becoming a hockey player is more than he could ever dream for...

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Horse Feathers (1932) by Marx Brothers

The fourth Paramount movie made by the Marx Brothers, this clownish college football comedy is a masterpiece classic. You will have the pleasure of seeing the madcap team of Groucho, Chico, Harpo and Zeppo Marx at their very best, in this ludicrous burlesque filled with goofy antics, whimsical musical numbers, surreal humor, bizarre characters, and dialogues deliberately violating common sense. In addition to its charming extravagance, it is a satirical take on college education and a parody of the college movies popular at the time.
The plot revolves around Huxley College and its newly chosen president, professor Wagstaff (Groucho Marx) who assumes presidency at the College only to dissuade his son Frank, already twelve years a student, from fooling around with girls...

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Bull Durham (1988) Best movie ever made about baseball

Bull Durham is probably the best movie ever made about baseball and one of the greatest sports movies of all time. It is a critically acclaimed, award-winning film written and directed by an Oscar-nominated director Ron Shelton, who is mostly famous for his sports movies (such gems of the genre as The Best of Times, Tin Cup, and White Men Can’t Jump). Shelton himself was a former baseball player, an experience that he used to create an incredibly authentic atmosphere, bringing his audience into close and intimate contact with the world of baseball...

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Whip It (2009) – with Ellen Page, the star of Juno

If you are in the mood for a light and cheerful entertainment, you will enjoy this coming-of-age film about a young girl falling in love with the roller derby. Whip It is Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut, based on an autobiographical novel Derby Girl by Shauna Cross. The main character is Bliss Cavendar (Ellen Page, the star of Juno), a seventeen-year-old trying to escape the depressing monotony of her small-town life and just be herself. She goes to school, works as a waitress, and attends beauty pageant competitions at the behest of her mother, a former beauty queen. What she desperately wants however is to get away and live an exciting life of her own...

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The Longest Yard (1974) – Golden Globe The Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

The Golden Globe winner in the category “The Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”, this is another cult classic of the sports film genre, one of the biggest hits directed by pugnacious and caustic Robert Aldrich. The plot is characteristic of Hollywood, the center of the story being a prison football match between an underdog team of bandits and criminals against the team of their corrupt guards. Burt Reynolds is Paul Crewe: a former superstar quarterback with a problematic past and a devil-may-care attitude, who winds up in a Florida prison after crashing his girlfriend’s car. Prison warden Hazen (Eddie Albert) is a sadistic puppet master, obsessed with power, and a football fanatic who forces Crew to train other inmates to play against his own team made up of cops...

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