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Missing Major Tom: Eight Memorable David Bowie Moments

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:21

The loss of David Bowie, who died of cancer Jan. 10 at age 69, hit everyone differently. Maybe his “Ch-ch-ch-changes” was the theme of your senior yearbook, or you found yourself humming “Space Oddity” whenever you gazed at the stars. Maybe his androgyny made you feel less alone, or his art-school sensibilities drew you in. He was a musician, sure, but he was also a fashion icon, an artist, an actor, always out there on the thin edge of invention and social change. Music...

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EXCLUSIVE CLIP: 'The Choice'

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 09:00

In The Choice, the latest Nicholas Sparks novel turned movie, Travis Parker (Benjamin Walker) and Gabby Holland (Teresa Palmer) find themselves neighbors in a small coastal town who soon end up in a relationship that neither anticipated. Travis and Gabby must face some of life's challenges and defining events in order for their love to survive the test of time. In this Fandango Movieclips exclusive clip from The Choice, Travis and Gabby's innocent flirtations take...

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Watch: This New Trailer for 'The Witch' Is Incredibly Unsettling

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 05:26

The best thing about The Witch is just how committed it is to its period setting. If you've ever wanted to see what it'd look like if an authentic Grimm fairy tale was brought to life, this is it. The year's first incredibly unsettling horror film debuts on February 19 following rave reviews at a few film festivals, and this new trailer does a great job at teasing its creepy, crazy Puritan vibe. Check it out. So what is The Witch?  Set in 1670s New England, The...

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Who Are Rey's Parents in 'Star Wars'? J.J. Abrams Knows

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 05:20

Recently, our own Erik Davis explained a fascinating fan theory about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Rey (Daisy Ridley) demonstrates a burgeoning ability to use the Force, as made clear through her connection to Luke Skywalker's old lightsaber. Combined with other evidence, the theory is that Rey is the granddaughter of Obi-Wan Kenobi. That raises other questions, though, such as the identity of Rey's grandmother and also her parents. Since we have to wait until May 26, 2017 to see...

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News Briefs: Razzies Nominate Worst Films of the Year; Watch 'Money Monster' and 'Triple Nine' Trailers

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 05:16

Razzies: Fifty Shades of Grey, Fantastic Four, Pixels, Jupiter Ascending and Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 are the 2015 movies nominated for Worst Picture at the 36th annual Razzie Awards, which honor the worst movies and performances of the year. Also in contention are Johnny Depp (Mortdecai), Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Grey) and Adam Sandler, who's nominated for both Pixels and The Cobbler. Amanda Seyfried, Chevy Chase and Kayley Cuoco are also nominated for two films each. Check out the...

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The DGA Nominates Ridley Scott, Adam McKay and a Killer Batch of First-Time Directors

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 12:49

We're only two days away from the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences announcing their nominees for the 2016 Oscars, and while they are the end of the golden statue road, they're not the only awards body around. There are several guilds in the industry that also ask their members to vote on the best filmmaking of the year, and the latest group to do so is the Directors Guild of America. The DGA has a much, much larger voting body than the Oscar's own director's pool. The...

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George Miller Won't Make Another 'Mad Max' Movie

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:56

Since the release of Mad Max: Fury Road last may, we've been hearing about more potential sequels. Writer-director George Miller has mentioned multiple scripts and in October said he was in discussion with Warner Bros. for the next installment. But for a movie as successful as Mad Max: Fury Road -- critically and awards-wise more than financially, though it was certainly no flop -- it's been surprising that no official greenlight has been given...

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'Star Wars' Buzz: John Boyega Says 'Episode VIII' Will Be "Much Darker," Plus More on 'Episode IX'

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 06:57

Filming on Star Wars: Episode VIII is set to begin this month, continuing the adventures of Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega) and all the rest. After the thrilling action of The Force Awakens, what can we expect from the next installment? "It's great," Boyega told Vanity Fair U.K. about the script by Rian Johnson, who will also direct. "Much darker, but we're very excited." That brief description has already started speculation that the film will follow in...

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Quentin Tarantino Plans to Turn 'The Hateful Eight' into a Stage Play

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 06:53

Much has been said about Quentin Tarantino using 70 mm to turn The Hateful Eight into a unique cinematic experience. He shot on the much larger film frame and The Weinstein Company fought to outfit as many theaters as possible so they could actually properly exhibit that frame. And not only that, but Tarantino gave this road-show version of the movie a longer running time that includes an overture and an intermission. He wanted The Hateful Eight to be a genuine theatrical event that'll be...

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News Briefs: Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' Sequel Needs a Director

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 21:12

World War Z 2: Director Juan Antonio Bayona (The Impossible) has departed the sequel to Brad Pitt's zombie epic World War Z. Scheduling issues are to blame; Bayona is still finishing his next movie, A Monster Calls, while Paramount wants to start production on its sequel this summer, aiming for theatrical release on June 9, 2017. [Deadline]   Darren Aronofsky: Jennifer Lawrence (above in Joy) will star in the next movie from Darren Aronofsky (Noah), confirming reports...

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Golden Globes Fashion 2016: Hits, Misses and Trends We Loved

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:45

Olivia Wilde, Kirsten Dunst and Jaimie Alexander, giving "v-neck" a whole new meaning Last night kicked off what looks set to be a bumper year for everyone’s favorite pastime: judging dresses from the comfort of our couches. “The star wattage at the Golden Globes was the best I’ve ever seen,” E!’s Ross Mathews told Fandango. “You had the biggest movie and TV stars there—and the higher the star wattage the higher the fashion stakes. The...

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One of These Actors Will Probably Play Young Han Solo

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 10:01

Over the past few months Disney has thrown out one of the widest casting nets ever to find an actor to play a younger Han Solo in his spin-off movie. Reportedly the studio had looked at thousands of actors for the role, which makes sense considering how many different factors will go into the decision. Whomever takes on the role has to have the same arrogant swagger as the character, but also have the same inherent likability of Harrison Ford without it feeling like a bizarre impersonation....

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Exclusive Special Look: ‘The Finest Hours’ + Advance Tickets Now On Sale

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 09:00

In 1952, New England faced one of the biggest storms to ever touch the East Coast. The Finest Hours is based on the true story of four Coast Guard members who, despite overwhelming odds and harrowing conditions at sea, set off in a small lifeboat to attempt a rescue of 30 sailors left stranded and facing certain death after their oil tanker was ripped in half. This exclusive Fandango Movieclips special look offers an intense glimpse into the heroic action-thriller that stars Chris Pine,...

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What Bear Movie Is Best for Your Family?

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 08:53

In the animated comedy Norm of the North, a polar bear and his lemming pals head to Manhattan where they try to stop a developer from building condos in the arctic. Seems like this isn't the first time we've seen a bear up to some crazy antics on the big screen. We can’t help but think of some of the others in his species that have captured our hearts, entertained us and even frightened us. Here are nine memorable bears you and your family might want to check out. Most...

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David Bowie, Musician and Actor, Dies at 69

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 08:52

David Bowie has passed away at the age of 69, according to an official Facebook page statement and confirmed by his son, filmmaker Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code, Warcraft). Bowie was a giant in the music business, first hitting the top of the charts in 1969 and continuing to innovate as he reinvented his appearance and his musical stylings over the decades. His songs began appearing on film soundtracks almost immediately and eventually more than 450 movies and television...

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Superhero Buzz: New 'Suicide Squad' Image, Plus Fresh 'Batman v Superman' TV Spots and More

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 07:24

Pictured above is a new image from Suicide Squad, with the movie's leading players in a striking pose. The front row features Harley Quinn (portrayed by Margot Robbie), Katana (Karen Fukuhara) and Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney); in the back are Killer Croc (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), Rick Flagg (Joel Kinnaman) and Deadshot (Will Smith). "We all need good guys and everything -- yay, good guys -- but at the end of the day, they’re kinda boring,” Suicide Squad director...

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News Briefs: Ridley Scott Touted for 'The Prisoner'

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 20:24

The Prisoner: Ridley Scott is in early negotiations to direct The Prisoner, drawn from the 1960s TV series that starred Patrick McGoohan as a former government agent who finds himself imprisoned in a very mysterious seaside village. The film has been long in development, with numerous writers completing drafts, the most recent by William Monahan (The Departed). Scott will direct Alien: Covenant this year but is not yet committed to any other project after that. [Deadline]   The...

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Golden Globe Winners: 'The Revenant,' 'The Martian,' Sylvester Stallone and More

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 19:36

The Revenant and The Martian came out on top at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards, with plenty of wild surprises and naughty bleepin' moments to gossip about around the water cooler this week. Check out the full list of movie winners, along with some highlights, below.    The Golden Globe Moments Worth Buzzing About   1. Yo Rocky! Sylvester Stallone wins Best Supporting Actor 40 years after he lost the Golden Globe for playing the same character, Rocky Balboa....

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EXCLUSIVE CLIP: 'The Forest'

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 09:00

In the supernatural thriller The Forest, a young woman travels to Japan in search of her twin sister who has mysteriously disappeared. Sara's journey takes her to the base of Mt. Fuji, where she ventures into the infamous Aokigahara Forest, also known as the "Suicide Forest" thanks to its reputation as a place where lost souls come to commit suicide. In this Fandango Movieclips exclusive clip, Sara (Natalie Dormer) finds herself in a cave with a mysterious Japanese school girl...

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