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Quiz: What Crimes Did These Movie Crooks Commit?

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:13

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Superhero Buzz: 'Avengers: Infinity War' Directors, Plus: 'X-Men,' 'Spider-Man' and More

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:09

We've got a bundle full of superhero movie news today, and it comes from both sides of the unending battle between DC Comics and Marvel. The Avengers: Infinity War, Parts 1 and 2 Though he directed The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron (due out May 1), Joss Whedon will not be back behind the camera for the big two-part Avengers: Infinity War movie, arriving in 2018 and 2019. Reports claim Captain America: Winter Soldier -- and upcoming Civil War -- directors Joe and Anthony...

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Infographic: Top 10 Quirkiest Will Ferrell Characters

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:09

In Get Hard Will Ferrell plays James King, a millionaire who gets busted for fraud. So, in order to survive his stay in San Quentin, he hires the services of Darnell Lewis (Kevin Hart) to toughen him up. James King is definitely a quirky character, but is it one of Ferrell’s quirkiest? Tough to say, but here’s some help – a look at the top ten quirkiest characters Will Ferrell has brought to life on the big screen. Be sure to see Get Hard in theaters March 27 so you can...

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Hang On To Something and Watch the First 'Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation' Trailer

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 09:22

For obvious reasons, everyone has been calling the sequel to 2011's Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol by the simple title of Mission: Impossible 5. That changes today. Paramount not only unveiled the official title of the new movie, but they broke out the first trailer for it, too. Check it out below. It's called Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation (in theaters July 31) and it looks as elaborate and slick and cool as you'd expect from the increasingly daring...

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'Pretty Woman' Turns 25

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:40

It's been 25 years – and almost half-a-billion dollars – since Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) first made his accidental detour down Hollywood Boulevard and asked prostitute Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) for directions to Beverly Hills. This chance encounter was not only the beginning of their unconventional relationship, but also a reawakening of the love for the Rom-Com genre. Now, for the first time since they filmed Pretty Woman in 1990, the stars of the film, including Roberts...

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Princess Movies: Not Just for Girls Anymore

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:00

Have courage and be kind. Such is the theme of Disney’s new live-action film, Cinderella, and while I generally don’t suggest my kids look to movies for role models and life lessons, it is hard to argue with this message. In fact, it is right in the wheelhouse of empathy and strength that we have championed in our home for a very long time. I can see the phrase easily shooting right to the top of our favorite family mantras, just behind “don’t pee on the toilet...

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Make Oh-So-Awesome Cookies from 'Home'

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 05:00

In Dreamworks new animated feature Home, the Boov are an alien race in search of a new place to settle down. When the human girl, Tip, and the banished Boov, Oh, become unlikely friends, one thing’s for sure, their intergalactic road trip will be far from ordinary. There’s nothing that can bring two interplanetary species together quite like cookies. Why, cookies might as well be the universal symbol for peace. These purple cookies are sweet and cheerful just like Oh, complete...

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News Briefs: 'Fast & Furious' Theme Ride Opening; New 'Furious 7' Clip Features Ladies Who Fight

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 21:22

Fast & Furious:  A Fast & Furious attraction will open at Universal Studios Hollywood on June 25. "Fast & Furious -- Supercharged" will serve as the finale to the studio tour, allowing visitors to enjoy a (safe) high-speed car chase with the movie's stars, including Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson. A behind-the-scenes video reveals how the theme ride was made. [The Hollywood Reporter]   Beautiful: The Carole...

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News Briefs: More 'Deadpool' Details Confirmed; Watch the First 'Transporter Refueled' Trailer

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 20:56

Deadpool: Morena Baccarin recently grabbed a lead role in X-Men spin-off Deadpool, though the role she would be playing was kept a mystery... until now. The actress shared a photo via social media indicating that her character is named Vanessa, likely a "shapeshifting mutant" also known as Copycat. Ryan Reynolds stars, along with T.J. Miller, Ed Skrein and Gina Carano; the movie hits theaters on February 12, 2016. [Coming Soon]   The Bad Batch: Jim Carrey, Keanu...

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SXSW Recap: The Best Movies, the Coolest Interviews and Greatest Moments

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:58

The 2015 SXSW Film Festival has officially come to a close, and our fearless correspondents, Erik Davis and Alicia Malone, were right in the thick of some of the fest's most buzzed-about moments. We asked them to highlight just a few of them below -- from their favorite movies to the most memorable interviews. Check out what they had to say. The Best Movies The Top 3: Erik Says... 1. Trainwreck Amy Schumer completely crushes it as a New York City career girl...

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This Week's Hottest Movie Trailers: 'Pixels,' 'Paper Towns' and 'Insidious: Chapter 3'

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:38

Check out our roundup of this week's hottest movie trailers -- and let us know your favorites below! Top 5 Hottest Trailers This Week Click on the image below to watch new trailers for some of this summer’s most anticipated films! HEADER TRAILER IMAGE HERE Must-Watch Pick: Pixels (in theaters July 24) When Earth is invaded by classic 8-bit video game characters, who ya gonna call? Adam Sandler, obviously.  The once and future Happy Gilmore...

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Find Out Why 'Selma' and 'Friday' Are Returning to Theaters

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 10:28

What do Selma and Friday have in common? Both are heading back to theaters for special occasions. For the former, the recent Best Picture nominee is getting a quick rerelease this weekend for the 50th anniversary of historical events seen in the movie. March 21, 1965 is the date Martin Luther King Jr. led the third and complete attempt to march from Selma to Montgomery in support of voting rights. As depicted at the climax of Selma, three days later thousands of protestors descended upon the...

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Watch: This Extended 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' TV Spot Brings the Roar

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 09:09

"If you step outside that door, you're an Avenger." Can you feel it? Those goosebumps? That's the 2015 summer movie season creeping all up on us, with May 1 -- and Avengers: Age of Ultron -- right around the corner. A new extended TV spot for the superhero sequel has just arrived online, showcasing a good deal of new footage as it highlights each hero individually. There's some Iron Man, some Captain America (how about that motorcycle flip?), some Black Widow, some...

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Watch: Mystery and Intrigue in New 'Paper Towns' Trailer

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 06:09

From the producers and author of The Fault in Our Stars comes this coming-of-age story adapted from John Green’s bestselling novel, Paper Towns. On the eve of high school graduation, Quentin (Nat Wolff) embarks on an all-night adventure with his neighbor, the mysterious Margo (Cara Delevingne). However, things really get interesting when Margo disappears – but not before leaving behind a series of clues for Quentin and his friends to follow. Where they lead is anybody’s...

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News Briefs: New 'Mockingjay' Animated Logo, Jolting First 'Poltergeist' TV Spot

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 21:06

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2: Lionsgate released a new animated logo for the franchise's final installment. As it plays, you hear some iconic moments from past installments. Check it out below.     Little Women: Sarah Polley, Academy Award-nominated for her Away from Her script, will adapt Louisa May Alcott's classic novel Little Women for the big screen. The actress turned filmmaker will focus on writing the screenplay before deciding whether...

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Watch the First 'Pixels' Trailer: Adam Sandler Wants to Kill Beloved Video Game Characters

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:18

Even if you didn't grow up in the 1980s, the first trailer for Pixels is bound to stir nostalgic memories of all the great video games from the first generation of joystick madness. How? Well, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong quickly became hugely iconic characters, and the games in which they starred were highly influential on the games that followed, inspiring dozens of imitators and hooking just about everybody who played them, whether in an arcade or at home on the newfangled cartridge game...

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Watch: 'Roar,' The Story Behind the Most Dangerous Movie Ever Made

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:40

Ever since Drafthouse Films decided to rerelease an old 1981 film called Roar, folks have been buzzing. Billed as one of the most dangerous movies ever made, this crazy long-lost experiment directed by Noel Marshall and starring Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith is unlike any movie you've ever seen.  Why? Well, maybe the 100 real-life wild animals (most of them lions) has a little something to do with it. Don't believe us? Here's the trailer.  ...

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Watch Vin Diesel's Emotional Tribute to Paul Walker at This 'Furious 7' Screening

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 09:08

The one thing you probably never expected from a Fast and Furious installment is to get a good cry on. Seriously, there is so much over-the-top action spectacle that it's pretty impossible to feel anything other than, "Oh my god that is SO awesome!" But with franchise star Paul Walker's death in 2013 -- and the way Furious 7 handles it (which we won't spoil) -- you may want to think about packing some tissues when you catch the film in theaters beginning April 3. At the...

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News Briefs: Official 'SPECTRE' Teaser Poster; Freaky 'Insidious 3' Trailer

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 21:51

SPECTRE: The first official SPECTRE teaser poster has been released, showcasing the steely-eyed stare of Daniel Craig as legendary special agent James Bond. The movie follows 007 as he seeks to uncover the dastardly secrets of a sinister organization. Monica Bellucci, Ralph Fiennes, Lea Seydoux and Christoph Waltz also star; look for it in theaters on November 6. [Twitter]   Blue Thunder: Action thriller Blue Thunder is returning to the big screen -- but the supercharged...

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