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Watch: Pixar's Deleted Animated Scene from 'Tomorrowland'

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 06:01

Brad Bird got his start in animation (he directed both The Iron Giant and The Incredibles), so it would be totally appropriate for him to include animation in his live-action work. Unfortunately, we never got to see a cartoon Tom Cruise running around in a special sequence of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol. And also unfortunately, we won't get to see the animated sequence produced for his latest, Tomorrowland, as part of the movie. But we do at...

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Here Are the Big Winners of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:36

The Cannes Film Festival concluded over the weekend, and the big prize winners have been announced. The main competition jury, led by Joel and Ethan Coen, made some surprising picks, awarding Dheepan the top prize, known as the Palme d'Or. Dheepan is a French-language drama about three refugees who flee Sri Lanka and seek to make a new life in France. Jacques Audiard directed; he's known for the prison-set A Prophet and the dramatic romance Rust and Bone. Dheepan will open in...

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10 Times Cameron Crowe Movies Made Us Cry

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:07

If you like your movies dripping with sentiment (and good soundtracks), Cameron Crowe is your man. He will make you laugh, sure. But he will also have you crying your eyes out. In honor of his new movie Aloha, we take a look back at 10 times Cameron Crowe brought the tears.   The Boombox Scene – Say Anything... (1989) Yeah there are some stalker vibes going on, but who cares? In Cameron Crowe’s hands it becomes a heartfelt and iconic moment of romantic longing. (The...

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10 Movies You Probably Didn’t Know Were Shot in Hawaii

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:00

With its lush, tropical rainforests and white sandy beaches, Hawaii makes the perfect stand-in for various movie locales.  So throw a lei around your neck, tie a grass skirt around your waist and get ready for our list of movies you probably didn’t know were filmed in Hawaii.   The Hunger Games – Catching Fire (2013) Katniss fights for her life in the arena, which she eventually destroys with a well-aimed shot of her arrow. The setting, which features water and...

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EXCLUSIVE INFOGRAPHIC: Iconic Landmarks Destroyed in Movies

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:00

Nothing is sacred when it comes to Hollywood, especially when it comes to iconic landmarks. Check out this infographic that shows some landmarks that were destroyed on more than one occasion.

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Happy Birthday, Helena Bonham Carter! Here Are 10 Ways We're Celebrating

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 05:00

Happy birthday, Helena Bonham Carter! In honor of her 49th birthday this week, here are 10 reasons we’re celebrating the life of this two-time Oscar-nominated actress: 10. Helena Bonham Carter was born with distinction. On May 26, 1966, she entered the world a member of one of Britain’s most notable political families. She was also apparently born with her distinct fashion sense, as seen here:   Decades later, she cocreated a clothing line called the...

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Watch: This 'Batkid Begins' Trailer Will Give You All the Feels

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 06:51

Forget all those fictional superhero movies for a moment and prepare yourself for a real-life superhero story that's also one of the year's most heartwarming tales. Yes, we're talking about Batkid, aka Miles Scott, a little boy who was battling his way through cancer and only had one wish: to become Batman... for real. What happened next was pretty extraordinary, and you get a sense of that from this first official trailer for the documentary Batkid Begins. We...

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Watch: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Marries a Superfan Couple at the 'San Andreas' Press Junket

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 06:08

He can save humanity when the world's biggest earthquake hits, and now he can also marry couples in the state of California.  As part of an elaborate surprise constructed by Screen Junkies and Dwayne Johnson, the San Andreas star married one of his longtime superfans (and Screen Junkies celebrity interviewer) Nick Mundy during the press junket for his upcoming disaster epic, due out May 29. Mundy, who's worked up a bit of an on-camera friendship with Johnson ever since he...

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News Briefs: Reese Witherspoon Will Star As Disney's Tinker Bell; 'World War Z' Sequel Gets Release Date

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 22:28

Tinker: Reese Witherspoon will star in and produce Disney's Tinker, a live-action movie that will focus on Tinker Bell, aka Peter Pan's faithful fairy cohort. The project is still in development, with Victoria Spouse (Finding Dory, Pixar's sequel to Finding Nemo) working on a screenplay. Reportedly, it will focus on "the story you don't know," presenting a "new perspective" on the character, a la Maleficent. [Heat Vision]   World War Z...

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Watch This Week’s Hottest Trailers: 'Maze Runner 2,' 'Pan' and 'Pixels'

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 16:18

From Gladers to gamers to DJs seeking fame, the week’s top trailers are a mishmash of crazy good fun. Watch them below and give us your comments. Click on the image below to watch the newest trailers     1. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Trailer #1 (Sept. 18) This sequel finds the Gladers having escaped the Maze for a desolate land known as the Scorch, where they team up with resistance fighters against the mysterious organization WCKD.  ...

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Watch: The 'Cooties' Trailer Runs from a Horde of Zombie Kids

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 08:21

Some movies only take a single sentence to pitch and you instantly understand exactly what you're going to get. So here's the simple pitch for a new horror comedy: What if the cooties was an actual virus that turned kids into zombies and a bunch of elementary school teachers had to fight them off? That's a pretty great idea all on its own, but when you throw in Elijah Wood, Alison Pill, Rainn Wilson, Nasim Pedrad, Jack McBrayer and Leigh Whannell, Cooties becomes something...

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Chris Pratt on 'Ghostbusters' and 'Indiana Jones' Rumors and Marvel Movies

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 08:11

Chris Pratt, who starred in two of last year's top-grossing movies (The Lego Movie and Guardians of the Galaxy) and leads one of this summer's most anticipated sequels (Jurassic World), might just be the hottest actor in Hollywood right now. Every studio wants him for their biggest franchises, even if they're not telling him about this desire. That lack of direct communication is why we're hearing just as many rumors about his potential future roles as actual confirmed gigs....

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News Briefs: 'Magnificent Seven' Gets a Nasty Villain; 'Transformers' Sequels and Spin-offs Move Forward

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 21:12

The Magnificent Seven: Peter Sarsgaard, who has played nasty, brutish characters in the past (Lovelace, above), is in final negotiations to take on a villainous role in The Magnificent Seven. He would join Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Haley Bennett, Luke Grimes and Matt Bomer; Antoine Fuqua is set to direct. Meanwhile, Jason Momoa has reportedly dropped out of the project. [Variety/Deadline]   Transformers: Writer-producer Akiva Goldman,...

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Fandango On 'TODAY': Dave Karger and Erik Davis

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 08:17

Summer is just around the corner and that can only mean one thing – it’s Summer Movie Season! Fandango correspondents Dave Karger and Erik Davis will be appearing on TODAY to break down the best of this summer’s movie fare. Be sure to tune into TODAY on NBC to find out the funniest comedies for a first date or the perfect family-friendly film for all ages. Plus, Dave and Erik will break down the small indie gems that may be the big films to watch come awards...

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Fandango On 'TODAY': Dave Karger and Erik Davis on 'TODAY'

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 08:17

Summer is just around the corner and that can only mean one thing – it’s Summer Movie Season! Fandango correspondents Dave Karger and Erik Davis will be appearing on TODAY to break down the best of this summer’s movie fare. Be sure to tune into TODAY to find out the funniest comedies for a first date or the perfect family-friendly film for all ages. Plus, Dave and Erik will break down the small indie gems that may be the big films to watch come award season. Watch...

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Here's How You Can Become Jason Statham In Honor of 'Spy'

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 04:57

You know how in spy movies they always have impeccably realistic rubber masks of real people, or at least other characters? You've seen them in the Mission: Impossible movies and more recently on TV's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. But they've never been totally believable, right? At least in the movie Face/Off the disguises were the real faces of two men who swapped identities. Jason Statham knows what's up, as his character in Spy doesn't simply ask for a mask in the below...

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News Briefs: Lando Calrissian Could Return in 'Star Wars'; More on the Lonely Island Movie

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 21:06

Star Wars: Lawrence Kasdan, who most recently cowrote Star Wars: The Force Awakens with J.J. Abrams, tells Vanity Fair, "Right now, there’s no Lando Calrissian [the character played by Billy Dee Williams] in this movie. But Lando I don’t think is finished in any way, shape, or form." Kasdan, who also cowrote The Empire Strikes Back -- he's pictured above with director Irvin Kershner, producer Gary Kurtz, and George Lucas -- and Return of the Jedi, gave no other...

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Early 'Inside Out' Reviews Call It One of Pixar's Best

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 06:57

Pixar is breaking out of their current sequel streak this year with not just one, but two new, original movies -- this summer's Inside Out and this fall's The Good Dinosaur. The former, a film about a young girl as told through the emotions inside her head, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and the early reactions are overwhelmingly positive. In fact, some go on to call it one of the studio's best movies. High praise, but the reviews do try to back it up -- check 'em...

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Watch: 'Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials' Trailer Reveals a Dangerous New World

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 06:09

If you thought the Maze was bad, wait till you see the Scorch. The first trailer for the Maze Runner sequel, The Scorch Trials, has arrived online, teasing an action-packed follow-up that raises the stakes while building out more of the freaky dystopian society set up in the first film. Check it out below.   Now that they've escaped the Maze, the Gladers -- led by Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) -- must utilize their skills to navigate a much more dangerous (and...

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News Briefs: First Look at Orgim in 'Warcraft' and Mark Wahlberg in 'Deepwater Horizon'

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 23:08

Warcraft: Our first look at Orgim in the big-screen adaptation of video game Warcraft reveals an intricately created charater. The orc is played by Robert Kazinsky, and the look of the character, designed by Industrial Light and Magic, is a mixture of the actor and concept art by Blizzard Entertainment, the company behind the game World of Warcraft. Directed by Duncan Jones, the movie is heading to theaters on June 10, 2016. [Wired]   Deepwater Horizon: Mark Wahlberg stars in...

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