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With all the hysteria surrounding Sam Taylor-Johnson's controversial Fifty Shades of Grey, one would assume it was not only a huge hit in the U.S. but also abroad. One country however, Japan, didn't buy into the massive hype of the Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan-led romance movie. Here's why.
Amazing as it is to see all of the core members of The Avengers unifying on the big screen, it’s certainly more narratively fulfilling if there is a reason for all of the heroes to be together. Fortunately, this appears to be very much in the cards for the blockbuster – at least for Thor, who will be bringing a very interesting element to the table in the fight against the movie’s titular villain.
Staying true to the character’s comic book origin as a somewhat Shakespearean royal figure, Thor has earned a reputation as being a bit of an uptight figure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This was true through the end of Thor: The Dark World, but, interestingly, this attitude is going to be getting a bit of a facelift in Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
From the looks of things, Sniper is well on track to dethrone The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 as the top grossing domestic film of 2014. Yes, the 2014 domestic moviegoing crown will soon replace Katniss Everdeen’s revolution-inspiring three-finger salute with a more simple in-unison shout of “Oorah!”
Bruce Willis has been filming his next film, Wake, in the subzero temperatures of Cleveland, Ohio, but there’s one major issue that’s derailing production. No, it’s not the frozen tundra. The real John McClane isn’t afraid of frostbite. It’s the fact that there’s no more money to proceed, and if there’s one thing Bruce Willi could use, it’s a paycheck.
If there’s one thing Eddie Redmayne knows how to do, it’s completely lose himself in roles. But his role in The Danish Girl will surely earn him even more attention from the Academy next year.
Believe it or not, YouTube has some quality films hiding within its walls... and some of them are even free to watch! Here's a list of 20 prime candidates that you might want to bookmark before the next Winter Storm/Sick Day.
Margot Robbie was asked specifically about the tone of the material, as that can go a long way toward preparing an audience for the end result. Specifically, Robbie was asked if Suicide Squad would resemble Christopher Nolan’s somber, serious Batman trilogy, or Joss Whedon’s The Avengers.
After a revolving door of leading men attached to The Crow, it looks like there might be a new casting announcement on the horizon. Read on to see how John Huston just might be a shoo in.
If you thought Neill Blomkamp's new Alien film was going to conveniently forget a film or two, think again. It looks like continuity will be enforced, at least if Blomkamp's latest remarks have anything to say about it.
One can only imagine the amount of pressure that's been building on Anthony Mackie over these last few months. After all, the guy is in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, and he couldn't really tell anybody all about it for a good long time.
It was nearly a year ago that we first learned that Alcon Entertainment was reaching out to Harrison Ford about the possibility of starring in the upcoming Blade Runner 2, and while it took a long time for us to hear a resolution to that story, today we have the results.
In retrospect, director Neill Blomkamp’s sophomore directorial effort, Elysium, was a disappointment. As it turns out, these failings aren’t lost on the movie’s filmmaker, and now he’s come forward to admit that he “fucked it up.”
Joining me this week on the show is Cinema Blend’s own Sean O’Connell, and together we not only talk about the fresh new Aquaman look, but also exactly what Unite The Seven means both for and in the context of the DC Cinematic Universe. Hit the play button above!
Riding momentum from his memorable role in last year's mega-hit, Guardians of the Galaxy Dave Bautista is currently checking another high-profile accolade off his cinematic list, that of a James Bond villain in the upcoming Spectre. However, according to Bautista, don’t expect his character to be just another vacant muscle-head.
We’re all in for one truly outrageous blast from the past when the Jem and the Holograms movie hits theaters on October 23. The film adaptation of the ‘80s animated TV series was announced last year, but we’re only not getting our first official image of the the gals rockin’ out on stage. We’re still trying to figure out if the movie itself will be as outrageous as the original, or just a trio of wannabe Hannah Montanas.
While the upcoming Daredevil Netflix show’s connection to Marvel’s movies are a certified fact, there were still doubts that a potential movie crossover would ever occur. However, in a recent interview, star, Charlie Cox seemed cautiously optimistic, leaving the door open for a crossover appearance in next year’s jam-packed Captain America: Civil War.
All of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' cinematic sins have been tallied up and it turns out there were actually quite a few mistakes dotted throughout the blockbuster ...
Lupita Nyong’o may not have been up for an honor at this year’s Academy Awards, but she certainly dressed like it. The 12 Years a Slave Best Supporting Actress wowed onlookers as she sashayed onto the red carpet in a custom-made Calvin Klein dress bedecked with various pearls. It was truly a sight to behold, but we might not see it again.
Strapping on our thinking caps and analyzing the recently revealed quotes from the Joss Whedon, we’ve come up with three potential ways scenarios that could explain the filmmakers comments about the Age of Ultron climactic third act battle.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is going to be so off-the-rails crazy, the ending we’ll see in theaters nearly didn’t happen. Get the details!
The movie has been cleaning up at the box office en route to Oscar eve, where it took home one statue for Best Achievement in Sound Editing. That wasn’t enough for the hosts of the Fox News Channel’s Fox and Friends, and now Jon Stewart is taking them to task.
While Richard Linklater flew closer to the Best Picture Oscar sun with his Golden Globes-dominating film, Boyhood than he ever had before, the prestigious gold statue ended up eluding him. Now, the Texas filmmaker is circling another project that could end up, in much the same spirit of Boyhood, being an innovative, original look at the concept of family based off a book called Where’d You Go Bernadette.
Yesterday Robert Downey Jr. posted the Iron Man-centric poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Now it’s time for The Hulk to shine, and he looks like he’s ready for battle.
Mary Poppins' "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" being sung in Death Metal fashion is either the greatest or worst thing the internet has ever produced. I just can't decide ...