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James Cameron talks about 'Avatar' sequels: a 1-act play

"James? You've got an interview with the Associated Press in about ten minutes, sir." "Oh, thanks...Jon, was it? You're the new intern?" "Uh, sure. What are they planning to ask you?" "We're probably going to talk about the Avatar sequels, ...

 
 
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Michael Bay doesn't apologize for the Transformers movies

Remember Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen? Neither do I. But apparently Michael Bay does. It all started when Yahoo visited the set of Transformers: Age of Extinction, and Michael Bay reportedly stated that the fourth film wouldn't be as...

 
 
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Denny's Hobbit Menu gets a sequel

Yup, that's right. The artery clogging, bad cholesterol inducing Hobbit Menu at Denny's has returned for a sequel. To celebrate upcoming release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Denny's is doing a second run of their menu with all ne...

 
 
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Atlas Shrugged makers using Kickstarter to finish trilogy

Were you hoping to see the final part in the film adaptation of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged? No? Ummm... Okay, well, the third and final installment of the Atlas Shrugged film trilogy is on its way, and the makers are turning to Kickstarter t...

 
 
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Uwe Boll turns to Kickstarter for Postal 2

While the internet continues its post-mortem on Spike Lee's Kickstarter numbers, there's another director who's jumping into the crowdfunding fray: Uwe Boll. That's right, Uwe friggin' Boll has turned to Kickstarter to make Postal 2, and h...

 
 
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Theater manager hires cosplay gunmen for Iron Man 3

In Jefferson City, Missouri, Capital 8 Theaters manager Bob Wilkins had one of the dumbest ideas ever for a publicity stunt. Wilkins hired cosplayers dressed as Iron Man and armed (!) S.H.I.E.L.D. agents to storm a screening of Iron Man 3....

 
 
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There may be little to no blood in World War Z

Greetings yet again, friends and-and-and countrymen. First, let me be a little bird real quick -- tweet, uh, tweet. I hear Flixist is now trying to open a small store in Newbridge, New South Wales, Australia and in Newbridge, Antarctica. Fa...

 
 
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Kevin Smith considers Clerks sequel book rather than film

Kevin Smith has been mulling a Clerks sequel for a bit. At the end of 2012, it seemed like the only missing piece was Jeff Anderson (Randall) signing on. But then the project kept morphing, from a film, to a web series, to a Broadway show, ...

 
 
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WB interested in Casablanca 2, incites global facepalming

A long-standing joke about creatively soulless Hollywood executives has a young buck standing up and proposing a sequel to the 1942 Humphrey Bogart/Ingrid Bergman classic, Casablanca. Inevitably, that joke is now threatening to come true, w...

 
 
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There's a Hobbit-themed menu at Denny's for some reason

One year way back when I was an undergrad, I spent a lot of time at Denny's in the wee hours of the morning. It was close to my dorm, it was quiet enough, and it made for great people-watching. Example: one of the waitresses wore sloppy li...

 
 
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New Bloodsport will not feature blood and/or sports

Remember when Jean Claude Van Damme, the god of badass splits himself, said that he wouldn't mind appearing in the Bloodsport reboot but no one contacted him? I remember thinking, "That's odd, it would only make the new movie credible ...

 
 
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Trailer: Tarzan 3D

Once you get past the German, since Tarzan 3D is releasing internationally in 2013 and does not yet have a domestic release date (with good reason), you get some really bad looking motion capture animation. Tarzan jaggedly climbs a tree, w...

 
 
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Hungry Hungry Hippos is a movie, apocalypse to follow

Remember that time you read about Battleship, Monopoly and Stretch Armstrong being picked up for movie adaptations and snorted 'Yeah, when are they getting started on Hungry Hungry Hippos? Amiright?!' Hollywood just called your bluff, b*tch...

 
 
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Liam Neeson admits Taken franchise has run its course

The first Taken was an experience. Somehow all of the stars aligned and made the whole thing so badass, that we're getting a sequel. Admittedly the sequel has an intriguing premise (bad guys are angry and Neeson for being so badass tha...

 
 
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Bay is coming back to Transformers to keep it for himself

With Michael Bay's off again on again relationship with the Transformers franchise, it ended up being no surprise that he decided to direct Trannies 4, the reboot/not reboot sequel. The worst thing about all of this isn't that Bay...

 
 
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Identity Thief posters label Jason Bateman a sucker

My life gets very few moments of serendipity. I know Identity Thief, a flick about a guy named Sandy (Jason Bateman) whose identity and credit card information is stolen by Diana (Melissa McCarthy) and then comedy happens, exists but I can'...

 
 
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Fox still wants to make that new Mr. Ed movie

About a year ago, I pitched what is still the best idea for a new Mr. Ed film. Fox still hasn't called me back about it, but that hasn't stopped them from going ahead with this...thing. Word has it that Waterman Entertainment, the folks doi...

 
 
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Universal wants more Ted and Bourne, creativity dies

At the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference the other day, NBC Universal's CEO Steve Burke laid out the company future's film plans (strange how we're getting all of this CEO stuff huh?). Acc...

 
 
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Transformers 4 will surround new toys...I mean characters

And the most obvious news of the day award goes to Transformers 4: Buy Our Toys Because We Said So. Hasbro's CEO Brian Goldner (speaking at the UBS Best Of Americas 2012 Conference, according to Collider) confirmed what we've known abo...

 
 
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The Church of Scientology is plotting against The Master

The Church of Scientology continues its tradition of creepy, off-putting actions, this time targeting Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master. The New York Post reports that Scientologists have been "'inundating' the distributor, The Weinstein Co...

 
 
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Marvel's awesome Phase One Blu-ray box set is delayed

Remember that awesome sounding collector's edition "Phase One" Blu-ray box set for The Avengers? Remember that it was a replica of Nick Fury's tesseract suitcase and had ten discs of Marvel owned awesomeness? Remember it supposed to come ou...

 
 
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Vin Diesel may be the Last Witch Hunter, wears tank tops

Vin Diesel is going from a fast car drivin', triple x-in', babysittin', weird eye havin', tank top wearin' badass to a witch hunter just like those other guys. According to reports from The Wrap, Vin Diesel is in talks to star in The L...

 
 
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LeBron James wants Space Jam 2 to happen

When our own Max Roahrig jokingly mentioned his idea for a sequel to 1996's Space Jam to Kevin Durant, I would like to believe that set a very coincidental set of actions in motion. Oddly enough, the Warner Bros representative present ...

 
 
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TMNT reboot script leaks, not a hero in a half-shell

According to the hilariously named Ninja Turtles reboot hatin' blog, TMNT, NOT TANT, the script for the delayed Ninja Turtles remake/reboot is well...terrible. The alleged script follows Casey Jones (who is now a teenager who curs...

 
 
 
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F**k everything, a Videodrome remake is happening

Commercials director Adam Berg will be directing a remake of David Cronenberg's classic Videodrome, a story about a skeezy television producer descending into a world of madness and hallucinations as television destroys his mind. ...

 
 
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Gianni Versace's rejected Judge Dredd '95 costumes

While there's a new Judge Dredd film with Karl Urban on the way, many people can't forget the 1995 Sylvester Stallone version. (Stallone would probably like to forget the movie as well.) Our own Nick Valdez made a fine argument for Stallone...

 
 
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David Duchovny wants new X-Files movie against all logic

Another day, another X-Files alum talking up the possibility of a third movie despite the last one, I Want To Believe, failing to recoup even half its production budget at the box-office. This time it's 'Spooky' Mulder himself, David Duchov...

 
 
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Target's 'Hunger Games' replicas assume we all have money

Adding to the list of things we can't afford, Target has announced a 14K gold replica of Katniss Everdeen's Mockingjay pin that will cost you 999 dollars. I don't think I've ever seen that many nines put together without a decimal point in ...

 
 
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Waiting for The Hobbit 3 info? Well, it doesn't exist yet

With all of the drama surrounding Peter Jackson's newly confirmed Hobbit trilogy, it does not help matters when there's bad news about the production of the three films. When we assumed that Jackson and Warner Bros. had everything worked ou...

 
 
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Warner Bros. is thinking about a Shining prequel

Warner Bros. is what they like to call "quietly looking in to" doing a prequel to Stanley Kubrick's seminal The Shining. I wish I were making this up. While nothing is set in stone, writer/producers James Vanderbilt, Laeta Kalogridis, and B...

 
 
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Die Hard 5 director John Moore doesn't get Die Hard

Few people would claim to be looking forward to A Good Day To Die Hard, although director John Moore (previously responsible for such cinematic masterpieces as the Omen remake and Max Payne) has sought to reassure everyone his movie will be...

 
 
 
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Breck Eisner is directing new Stretch Armstrong

Although Breck Eisner's involvement with Relativity's new Stretch Armstrong film was announced before, back then we didn't have any tidbits of story or other information for the not-well-though-out-at-all adaptation. Through a press release...

 
 
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Rush Limbaugh confuses Batvillan with evil organization

Professional windbag Rush Limbaugh is up to his old tricks again. Is he calling law students sluts again? No, this time he's completely outraged that a supervillan's evil organization and a fictional character from a comic book share a simi...

 
 
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The Stretch Armstrong movie is still a thing somehow

For some reason, people with jobs still think it's a good idea to make a Stretch Armstrong movie. Universal recently sold the rights to the flick over to the suckers at Relativity, and have hired on Breck Eisner (he did that remake of The C...

 
 
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Trailer: Red Flag

A lot of writers go through a phase where they write about writers. It's a familiar subject, certainly, but also an extraordinarily self-indulgent one. In a way, it's a slightly more evolved form of self-insert fanfiction, based on the wri...

 
 
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I watched a clip of Rock of Ages so you don't have to

Are you looking forward to Rock of Ages? Hang on, let me stop you right there. If you were about to say, "Why yes!," then I've got some unfortunate news for you. You're an idiot. I'm sorry that I had to be the one to tell you this. I know ...

 
 




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The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"Damaged people, decent people, dysfunctional families"

 

NYFF Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

The Mountain Between Us"Why didn't they eat the dog?"

 

My Little Pony: The Movie"Straight to the glue factory"

 

Blade Runner 2049"Does Hollywood dream of electric reboots?"

 

Cult of Chucky"Don't cults require followers?"

 

NYFF Zama"Strange and without category, Lucrecia Martel's return to filmmaking is the best and most idiosyncratic movie of 2017"

 

Jeepers Creepers 3"Where does he get those wonderful toys?"

 

Battle of the Sexes"A back and forth volley never settling on a tone"

 

NYFF Thelma"Everything you need and more"

 

American Made"Sex, drugs, and Tom Cruise"

 

NYFF Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

Preacher (Season 2)"Adapting the unadaptable"

 

Mother!"Mother of god this is pretentious"

 

American Assassin"American Ass"

 

It"Stephen King's scariest adaptation to date"

 

Good Time"Robert Pattinson: Vampire, no more"

 

Logan Lucky"No relation to Wolverine"

 

The Defenders (Season 1)"Masters of karate and friendship "

 

The Hitman's Bodyguard"I won't always love you"

 
 
 
 
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