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Fraggle Rock gets fraggle writers

The upcoming film adaptation of Jim Henson's belovedly weird, musical puppet-a-ganza Fraggle Rock has now got some writers attached to it. Jim Byrkit and Alex Manugian, who both worked on Rango, are signed on to write the Fraggle script. Ne...

 
 
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New image of Andre 3000 as Jimi 1970

Andre 3000 (Andre Benjamin of OutKast) will be playing Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming biopic All is By My Side. Well, he will sort of be playing Jimi Hendrix. He won't actually be playing any Jimi Hendrix, because the Hendrix Estate has refus...

 
 
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New images released for Les Miserables

If you love when great Broadway musicals come to the screen, stuffed with famous actors like Helena Bonham Carter who are really only semi-capable singers, then have we got the images for you. No, it's not Sweeney Todd 2: Electric Boogaloo....

 
 
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Ted takes GI Joe's release date, lunch money

When Paramount pulled G.I. Joe Retaliation from its June 29th release slot, it didn't count on one thing: Seth McFarlane. Universal has slipped right into the newly opened release date with the Mark Wahlberg-helmed Ted. G.I. Joe's...

 
 
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Saw at Sea

Come take a cruise and get your leg sawed off. No, wait, I meant, have fun on a cruise liner and get your eyeballs poked out. No, I'm sure that can't be right. For all you rabid Saw fans, whom I really don't understand, now is your chance t...

 
 
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Military backs away slowly from The Avengers

There are some things the military can't tolerate, and guys in skintight suits are one of them. The US Military, which often works with films to show the armed forces in a good light, has backed away from the Avengers for a not-very-convinc...

 
 
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The MPAA doesn't like joy, rates Prometheus R

It's not officially announced, but looks like the MPAA has handed down an R rating of Ridley Scott's Prometheus. Images of pre-sale ticket stubs, which you can see in the gallery, reveal the big ugly R. That will limit the size of the film'...

 
 
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Hours of extra fun in Moonrise Kingdom

  We've all had the experience of sitting and watching a Wes Anderson film, and wishing it would go on for another six hours. Those deadpan faces, weird hipsterisms, and floppy animal costumes all combine to make us long for more of th...

 
 
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I think it was called "The Piano That Couldn't Slow Down"

Pop quiz, hot shot. There's a bomb in a grand piano. If the concert pianist goes below an allegro, the bomb explodes. What do you do? Elijah Wood has reportedly signed onto star in a new thriller from writer Damien Chazelle and director Eug...

 
 
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Review: The Raven

The Raven is a dark and gritty crime drama. A couple of heads roll, and a couple of telltale hearts beat. Director James McTeigue is famous for V for Vendetta, and now he shows us his slasher side. He called Edgar Allen Poe "repul...

 
 
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Scorsese is quitting movies, buying 3D glasses stock

Have you ever thought "gosh, I'd like to watch Taxi Driver, but I'd also like a splitting headache"? Apparently Martin Scorsese has. He says he plans to use 3D technology for all of his future projects. Speaking on a filmmaking panel a...

 
 
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Trailer: Brave

Be brave. The newest Pixar movie is due to release soon. I know it's hard to wait. Oh, please don't cry. Wait, wait, here! Here's a brand new trailer, to ease the pain. There, see? Much better. And see? It's beautifully animated, with real...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: James McTiegue, The Raven

James McTiegue has a lot of darkness in him. He's worked on projects from The Matrix to Dark City, and his latest is The Raven, a macabre thriller with a literary twist. Here he talks about what draws him to the dark sid...

 
 
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Silly hipsters, deer hunting is for Robert DeNiro

On a nice day in a nice hipster farm house, all the hipsters were gathered together doing hipster yoga. They noticed a herd of deer in a nearby field, and decided to add in a deer hunt in between downward dogs. They were, after all, in the ...

 
 
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Review: 96 Minutes

96 Minutes is one of those sincere morality films, but with a bit more nuance and rubber to burn. A favorite at this year's SXSW and Boston film festivals, it's a filmmakers film, with overlapping timelines, angsty starlets, and big ol...

 
 
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Interview: David Oyelowo, 96 Minutes

We got a chance to sit down with David Oyelowo, who plays the lone parental figure in recent SXSW favorite 96 Minutes. Oyelowo, a native Brit who now lives and works in Hollywood, has played a lot of different and interesting characters ove...

 
 
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Jason Statham says no to Fast FuriSix

Despite global outrage that the penultimate installment was not called 4 Fast 4 Furious, the franchise continues. But it is now, reportedly, without the consummate Brit badass Jason Statham. Universal has been shooting the sixth a...

 
 
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New images from Dark Knight Rises, plus a plot exclusive

In the final months of the juggernaut that is the Dark Knight Rises marketing campaign, we're getting more images from the film daily. The latest shots feature more Bane and Catwoman than yet seen. But these pictures also tell a s...

 
 
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Gary Ross is NOT... not leaving the Hunger Games

Despite back and forth reports, Gary Ross, director of The Hunger Games, has finally stopped playing Games with our hearts: he will not return to direct the upcoming sequel, Catching Fire.  In a statement released by Lionsgat...

 
 
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Tom Hanks to be Disney, save Mary Poppins from its author

Tom Hanks, current “Most Congenial Hollywood Personality”, may be setting up to play the former holder of that title. Dashing all hopes of a Ryan Gosling-helmed Disney biopic, the company instead has announced the film, ent...

 
 


About Cecilia Razakone of us since 9:34 AM on 04.09.2012