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Watch: The Entire 'Halloween' Series Summed Up in Two Minutes

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:18

If you’ve been meaning to catch up on the entire Halloween series before Halloween, look no further than this two-minute primer from the folks at CineFix. They offer some frantic and impassioned commentary on everyone’s favorite mute madman, Michael Myers, and his gruesome killings that take place on Halloween.   The original film in the long-running series was created by John Carpenter and Debra Hill (with Carpenter directing). Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s...

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'Star Wars': Will Your Favorite Ewok Appear in the Sequel? Plus: Darth Vader Arrives on TV

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:08

Everyone's favorite Ewok will be coming back for Star Wars Episode VII! Well, kind of. A new YouTube video on the official Star Wars channel features actor Warwick Davis confirming that he'll be in the new movie, though that doesn't guarantee he'll be playing Wicket the Ewok. He could just as easily be playing someone else (as he did in The Phantom Menace), so don't break out your VHS copy of the 1984 TV movie The Ewok Adventure just yet. But if you're a fan...

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News Briefs: Scarlett Johannson Offered 'Ghost in the Shell;' Chris Rock's 'Top Five' Gets Funny First Trailer

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 21:13

Ghost in the Shell: Reportedly, Scarlett Johansson has been offered $10 million to star in Ghost in the Shell, the upcoming live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga. Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) was in talks for the lead role last month, but evidently that didn't work out. Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman) is set to direct the new version, which follows a covert agent who fights high-tech crimes. [Deadline]   Pete's Dragon: Robert Redford is in...

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Watch: Chris Hemsworth Fights a Whale in First Trailer for 'In the Heart of the Sea'

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 09:23

In today’s heroic cinematic trailer battle, we’ve got Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth, squaring off against the great white whale known and feared in high school English classes across the country: Moby Dick. Let’s get ready to rumble with this new trailer for In the Heart of the Sea. The upcoming feature, starring Hemsworth and directed by Ron Howard, is based on the true story that inspired Herman Melville’s classic whaling novel. Hemsworth and his shipmates set sail...

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News Briefs: 'Wonder Woman' Star Gal Godot Eyeing 'Ben-Hur;' Haunting New 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Teaser

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 21:20

Ben-Hur: Israeli actress Gal Gadot (above in Fast Five), who will play Wonder Woman in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and then star in her own stand-alone Wonder Woman movie in 2017, is in early negotiations for the female lead in the new version of Ben-Hur. She would portray a slave who becomes a love interest for the titular character (Jack Huston). Toby Kebbell and Morgan Freeman also star with Timur Bekmambetov directing, aiming for a release in February 2016. [The Hollywood...

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Neil Patrick Harris Is Hosting the 2015 Academy Awards

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:14

Hosting a big, fancy awards show is a tough gig, but Neil Patrick Harris makes it look pretty easy. The actor and performer has already enjoyed memorable stints hosting both the Emmy Awards (two times) and the Tony Awards (four times), but now he'll be stepping up to take lead on Hollywood's biggest night as the official host of the 2015 Academy Awards. Harris takes the Oscars baton from Ellen DeGeneres, who hosted last year and did a great job entertaining the audience as well as...

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Major Superhero-Movie News: 'Justice League,' 'Wonder Woman,' 'The Flash' and More

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:24

Warner Bros. has unloaded a ton of new information about its upcoming movie slate, and if you've been wondering about all those upcoming DC comics movies... well, you might want to sit down for this. Here's a quick look at what the studio's DC comics slate looks like chronologically:  Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - 2016 Suicide Squad (directed by David Ayer) - 2016 Wonder Woman - 2017 Justice League - 2017 The Flash (starring Ezra Miller)...

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Major Superhero Movie News: 'Justice League,' 'Wonder Woman,' 'The Flash' and More

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:24

Warner Bros. has unloaded a ton of new information about its upcoming movie slate, and if you've been wondering about all those upcoming DC comics movies...well, you might want to sit down for this. Here's a quick look at what their DC comics slate looks like chronologically:  Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - 2016 Suicide Squad (directed by David Ayer) - 2016 Wonder Woman - 2017 Justice League - 2017 The Flash (starring Ezra Miller) - 2018...

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The Oscars Website Is Turning into an Awesome Vault of Hollywood Nostalgia

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 06:25

The minds at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have redesigned its website, and there’s some pretty great stuff to be found. Since the Academy went online in 2008, they’ve been boasting about their “10 million photographs, 165,000 film and video assets, 80,000 screenplays, 50,000 posters, 20,000 production and costume design drawings, and 1,400 special collections." But the old design felt limited and that content was not readily available. L.A.-based...

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News Briefs: Javier Bardem Wanted for 'Pirates 5' Villain; First 'Jurassic World' Poster

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 21:18

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales: Javier Bardem is in early talks to star as a villainous character opposite Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Bardem would play a ghost pirate seeking revenge. The fifth installment of the series is scheduled to shoot in February, aiming for release in 2017. Bardem previously played villains to superb effect in the Coen brothers' No Country for Old Men and the James Bond adventure Skyfall (above). [The Wrap]...

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Exclusive: 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ Poster Premiere

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:24

The magic in the museum is running out and will be gone forever at sunrise. That can only mean one thing: history’s greatest heroes must assemble once again before it’s too late. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb promises to be a spectacular, globe-trotting adventure featuring familiar faces, including Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Ricky Gervais and Robin Williams in one of his final films. The all-star cast also introduces new members Ben Kingsley and Rebel Wilson. Check...

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Watch: An Adorable 8-year-old Re-creates the 'Dirty Dancing' Finale

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 07:36

There are some things you can just watch over and over again, like every sexy dance sequence in Dirty Dancing...or this adorable 8-year-old's re-creation of the film's memorable finale. When the boy's mother realized her son had taken a bit of a liking to the moves on display in the 1987 movie starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, she whipped out her cell phone and captured something you definitely need to see to believe.   Once you get over the fact that this...

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News Briefs: Robert Downey Jr. Joining 'Captain America 3;' Keanu Reeves Contemplates 'Doctor Strange'

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 21:40

Captain America 3: Speculation about the upcoming sequel to Captain America: The Winter Soldier, provisionally titled Captain America 3 and due in theaters on May 6, 2016, has been widespread, but it appears that Marvel has decided on a storyline: the aptly named Civil War. It depicts a division among superheroes on different sides of the issue of government registration, with opposing groups led by Iron Man and Captain America. Robert Downey Jr. is "on the verge" of agreeing...

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‘Lava’ Exclusive Image; Plus: 5 Fun Facts About Pixar’s First-Ever Musical

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:19

When Pixar's Inside Out arrives in theaters on June 19, 2015, it will be preceded by another of the company's memorable short films. This time it's Lava, directed by longtime Pixar animator James Murphy, and it follows the story of a lonely volcano searching for love. Lava also has the benefit of being something Pixar has never attempted before: its first musical.  "I think music has this way of cutting into your heart so beautifully and genuinely," Murphy...

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Watch: A Fantastical New Trailer for Disney's 'Big Hero 6'

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:57

So far, the clips released for Disney and Marvel’s animated feature Big Hero 6 have focused mainly on the robot Baymax and his creator, Hiro. That changes today with this longer (and more action-packed) trailer for the upcoming superhero comedy unveiled at last weekend's New York Comic Con. The new clip (which Disney is calling a “sizzle reel”) lets us see the rest of the team in more detail, and even gives us glimpses of the feature’s creepily masked...

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This 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star May Be James Bond's New Nemesis

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:36

Bond 24 is set to start filming this December, and while we all know that Daniel Craig is returning as 007 -- and that he'll be joined by new Bond girl Léa Seydoux -- we still don't know who he'll be squaring off against this time around. Or do we? Latino Review has revealed that professional wrestler Dave Bautista – better known as Drax the Destroyer in James Gunn’s box office juggernaut Guardians of the Galaxy – has apparently landed the role of evil...

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Celebrate the Terminator's 30th Anniversary with This Exclusive Artwork

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 09:39

It's been 30 years since the Terminator traveled back in time from 2029 to 1984 in order to assassinate Sarah Connor and prevent humanity from waging war against the machines. To celebrate this cinematic anniversary, artist Tracy Tubera has created this original image with a bit of a modern twist to the iconic line uttered by Arnold, "I'll be back."

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News Briefs: 'Lego Batman' Spin-Off Movie to Come Before Sequels; 'Guardians' Get TV Show

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 20:10

Lego Batman: Almost as soon as The Lego Movie became a smash hit earlier this year, we heard about a spin-off coming in 2016 (Ninjago), plus two sequels set for 2017 and 2018. Now comes word that another Lego spin-off movie, this one featuring Batman (and the voice of Will Arnett), is being fast-tracked for release in 2017 before the sequels. Chris McKay, slated to direct the first sequel, will instead helm the Batman spin-off based on a script by Seth Grahame-Smith (Dark Shadows). [Heat Vision]...

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‘The Book of Life’ Original Artwork

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:13

In The Book of Life, director Jorge Gutierrez has created a wonderful fantasy world filled with wondrous colors and populated with vibrant characters. This epic adventure tells the legend of Manolo, who embarks on a quest through three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears armed only with two swords and a guitar. Artist Justin Harder, who designed the end credit sequence for ‘The Book of Life’ as well as for ‘Thor: The Dark World’, brings his own...

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