Jacob Hall Biography

The Wrap Up: First Look at ‘Get Hard’ Shows Off the Odd Couple of Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart

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by Jacob Hall 7 days ago
Warner Bros.
ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart make for a bizarre pair in their new comedy, two very different films are mashed up for ‘The Fantastic Mr. Foxcatcher,’ and the cast of ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ graces the cover of Entertainment Weekly.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Reveals “Awesome Mix Vol. 0”

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by Jacob Hall 7 days ago
Marvel
Marvel's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ was one of the most surprising blockbusters of 2014 for a variety of reasons, but one of the most interesting side effects of its success is that it got people all over the world listening to a bunch of catchy songs from the '60s and ‘70s. Yes, Star-Lord's “Awesome Mix Vol. 1” mix tape took the world by storm, even reaching number one on the billboard charts. Considering how much the soundtrack informed the tone of the film, it's not surprising that the movie ended with the reveal of an “Awesome Mix Vol. 2,” which we‘ll surely get to hear in the sequel. Now, director James Gunn has revealed the existence of and “Awesome Mix Vol. 0” playlist.

Watch Harrison Ford Tell Sylvester Stallone to "Shut the F--k Up" in This 'Expendables 3' Gag Reel

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by Jacob Hall November 18, 2014 04:54 PM
If the final box office haul of ‘The Expendables 3’ is anything to go by, you probably didn’t see the third film in Sylvester Stallone‘s “old guys blow stuff up for two hours” series. However, that won’t stop you from enjoying a new gag reel from the film, which is noteworthy because it features some of the biggest names in modern Hollywood goofing off, exchanging terrible jokes, and generally acting like children. Yes siree, this is a masterpiece among gag reels.

'Project Almanac' Trailer: Today is Better the Second Time Around

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by Jacob Hall November 18, 2014 12:46 PM
After getting bumped around the release schedule for the better part of a year, the found-footage time travel thriller ‘Project Almanac’ (which used to be known as ‘Welcome to Yesterday’) is finally arriving in theaters this January. And to prove it, the studio has released a new trailer, which makes this look like ‘The Sound of Thunder’ for millennials.

Read the ‘Interstellar’ Prequel Written By Christopher Nolan

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by Jacob Hall November 18, 2014 11:50 AM
Paramount Pictures
Like so many major films released these days, ‘Interstellar’ has a comic book tie-in. But unlike most comic book tie-ins, this one is actually written by the original film’s director and is premiering online. And yes, you can read the whole thing right now, free of charge. We’re going to jump straight into spoilers right at the end of this sentence, so if you haven’t had a chance to see Christopher Nolan‘s science fiction adventure yet, you may want to consider turning around.

New ‘Seventh Son’ Trailer is Here to Remind You That This Movie Still Exists

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by Jacob Hall November 18, 2014 09:20 AM
The new ‘Seventh Son’ trailer is startling reminder that yes, this movie still exists and wasn’t something our addled brains cooked up while we were bed-ridden and battling a fever. Someone actually shot a movie where the great Jeff Bridges, complete with his trademark Rooster Cogburn mumble, plays a witch-hunting, monster-slaying magical warrior. And yes, you do remember correctly: this thing was supposed to come out in 2013 and yes, it was delayed to 2015. The word you’re looking for there is “Yikes.”

Jon M. Chu is Going Back to the ’90s With ‘Can’t Touch This’

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by Jacob Hall November 17, 2014 02:35 PM
Paramount
As the ’90s increasingly stop being yesterday and start transforming into “back in the day,” nostalgia for the decade continues to grow. Thankfully, Jon M. Chu is here to remind you that yes, the time of your youth was definitely the best time of them all. His latest film sounds built from the ground up to send you into fitful-but-pleasurable flashbacks. It’s a high-school dance movie titled ‘Can’t Touch This.’