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Pretty Much Every Theater Just Bailed On The Interview
Much smaller chains like Celebration! Cinemas and Malco Theatres told Variety they had yet to make their decision on whether to screen the film. But fear of attacks, or the fear of violent outbursts at theaters carrying the movie, appear to have blocked The Interview from opening on Christmas Day.
MOVIE NEWS Sean O'Connell 2014-12-17
Captain America 2 Slammed For Being A Careless Mess
2014 was a great year for superhero movies, and one of the best reviewed films in the genre was Captain America: The Winter Soldier. However, while it may be one of the better offerings in the MCU, it also happens to be filled with more mistakes than any other movie this year.
MOVIE NEWS Adam Holmes 2014-12-17
Jim Carrey As The Riddler Again? Here's What He Has To Say
Riddle me this, riddle me that, would Jim Carrey be up for another dance with The Bat? Find out here.
MOVIE NEWS Mike Reyes 2014-12-17
Major Theater Chain Bails On The Interview Following Threat
The fallout from the Sony hacking has just taken another unfortunate turn, though this one is of the self-inflicted variety. Concerned about the most recent round of threats, despite the Department Of Homeland Security declaring they’re not credible, Sony has offered to let theater chains around the country opt out of screening The Interview.
MOVIE NEWS Mack Rawden 2014-12-17
Listen To Liam Neeson's Taken 3 Jingle, The Bloodiest And Goriest Christmas Song Ever
This sequel seems to find Mills on American soil and on the run from every branch of our country’s law enforcement after… well, to avoid spoilers, I’ll just say that he has been accused of a crime that he did not commit.
MOVIE NEWS Sean O'Connell 2014-12-17
Why Marvel Doesn't Really Want To Give Hulk A Movie
While Marvel has delighted fans with the return of characters like Iron Man, Thor and Captain America in Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a question that has been repeatedly brought up by fans is, “Where’s Hulk?” The green monster became a fan favorite after Joss Whedon’s The Avengers in 2012, and yet the film studio decided that he would be the only one of the four core team members without a solo movie sequel. Why?
MOVIE NEWS Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-17
The Character Joss Whedon Always Wanted In The Avengers Franchise
Joss Whedon did something truly incredible at the helm of the first Avengers movie. In unprecedented fashion, he brought together not just a team of blockbuster superheroes, but brought together multiple franchises into one super movie. As impressive as his work was, however, it turns out that what he was really always looking forward to in the future was making an Avengers movie featuring The Vision.
MOVIE NEWS Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-17
How Star Wars Nearly Ruined Natalie Portman's Career
Natalie Portman, of course, held down the pivotal role of Padme Amidala in George Lucas’ prequel trilogy, starting with Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. But the way Portman remembers it, the films did more harm than good.
MOVIE NEWS Sean O'Connell 2014-12-17
The 10 Most Popular Trailers Of 2014, According To YouTube
The question might be, “Will this translate into big box office tallies in 2015?” For Star Wars and Avengers, this goes without saying. For Fifty Shades of Grey, the prediction is a bit murkier.
MOVIE NEWS Sean O'Connell 2014-12-17
This Rotten Week: Predicting Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, Annie and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Reviews
Getting a bit of a late jump on the week as I usually like to have this out on Sunday. But these films required so much dissection and analysis that I simply couldn’t give them short shrift (or believe whatever you want about the delay). This time around we’ve got hobbits, orphans and nights at the museum.
FEATURE Doug Norrie 2014-12-17
Suicide Squad May Have Found Its Amanda Waller
When Warner Bros announced the cast of their upcoming DC film Suicide Squad, they left out one crucial character: Amanda Waller. However, we may now know who will be playing the team overseer. in the 2016 blockbuster.
MOVIE NEWS Adam Holmes 2014-12-16
What Are The Chances We Could See Spider-Man In Captain America 3?
There has been a lot of speculation about whether Marvel and Sony might work out a deal for Spider-Man to appear in Captain America: Civil War. Thanks to new developments, we now know the chances of the web-slinger crossing over into the MCU in 2016.
MOVIE NEWS Adam Holmes 2014-12-16
The Hobbit 2 Just Got An Epic Middle Finger From This Honest Trailer
It’s pretty easy to make fun of The Hobbit. Each of the films, including the original Lord of the Rings trilogy, come in at around three hours long, while they’re also slightly pompous and filled with moments that are borderline ridiculous. Still, even though it’s easy that doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be done.
MOVIE NEWS Gregory Wakeman 2014-12-16
The 10 Most Buzzed About Movies Of 2014, According To Google
As the most-used website on the internet, Google has a ton of access to information about our society, and by analyzing their numbers can come up with lists of the biggest trends during a certain amount of time. Today they have revealed the top 10 searches when it comes to movies in 2014 – and the results they came up with are pretty surprising.
MOVIE NEWS Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-16
This Week In Home Entertainment: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, This Is Where I Leave You And More
If you have an aunt who was in stitches over This is Where I Leave You or a nephew who could use a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle ninja mask, than this week is a good week for gift buying. More after the jump!
FEATURE Jessica Rawden 2014-12-16
This Plot Proposed By Ghostbusters' Director Is Hysterical And Weirdly Perfect
A leaked plot for Ghostbusters 3 is so perfect we should all start praying now that it will still happen.
MOVIE NEWS Gregory Wakeman 2014-12-16
Does Seth Rogen Feel Guilty About The Sony Hack? Here's What He Says
In case you haven't noticed, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's new comedy The Interview has caused a bit of a controversy. But have these events led to any second thoughts on Rogen's behalf? According to the director/actor, it's a bit too late in the process for that, and he remains proud of the final product.
MOVIE NEWS Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-16
Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Might Reboot The Franchise
The fifth installment to the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has been lost in murky water for quite some time. But Orlando Bloom has now provided an update that suggests that it might be heading back to safer shores. The original trilogy star has remarked that Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales could be a reboot of the adventure franchise.
MOVIE NEWS Gregory Wakeman 2014-12-16
Jason Reitman Is Making His Own Version Of Empire Strikes Back With These Actors
Today in things you didn’t realize you needed: Jason Reitman is offering the world a one night only, live reading of The Empire Strikes Back with an entirely new cast. It's a part of his ongoing series taking beloved films, recasting them, and presenting live-readings of the script, and will be coming to the stage this Thursday night.
MOVIE NEWS Kendall Ashley 2014-12-16
Quiz: 9 Popular Movie Posters Changed To Be About Ninja Turtles
Thanks to the success of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles this past summer, the franchise about heroes in a half shell is on a new high and launching a new series. Paramount Pictures has already announced that a sequel, but what if the TMNT were to extend their reach beyond their own franchise into other cinematic landscapes?
FEATURE Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-16
Jon Hamm Has Said No To Playing At Least Two Superheroes
Jon Hamm may have the rugged looks to play a superhero, but don’t expect him to ever be in a superhero film. He’s already turned down at least two opportunities to be a part of the growing genre.
MOVIE NEWS Adam Holmes 2014-12-16
Forget Joseph Gordon-Levitt! Here's Who Neil Gaiman Wants For Sandman
Neil Gaiman's Sandman was first published by Vertigo back in 1989 and apparently he's spent the years since imagining who would be the right actor to play his lead character, Morpheus, in a film adaptation.
MOVIE NEWS Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-16
Go See A Lot Of Movies? They Are About To Get Way Cheaper
The fact that AMC Theatres now throws support behind MoviePass shows that the idea is gaining momentum. Variety notes that the chain was opposed to the idea of MoviePass initially because they allegedly believed that the existence of the service would damage ticket sales.
MOVIE NEWS Sean O'Connell 2014-12-16
The Hobbit Cast Helps You Say Goodbye To Middle-earth In This Touching Featurette
The cultural impact of Peter Jackson's big screen Middle-earth franchise is unquestionable, and there are thousands upon thousands of fans who will be deeply saddened by its conclusion with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. But what will the people who made The Hobbit movies miss most about that experience? To answer that question we have this brand new featurette:
MOVIE NEWS Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-16
5 Big Hobbit Things You Have To Know Before Seeing The Battle Of The Five Armies
Much like the books they are based on, Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth movies are rather dense films. There’s not only an impressive number of characters to follow and plots to keep up with, but J.R.R. Tolkein also established a world with a full and rich history – and Jackson has worked to try and stay true to as much of it as possible.
FEATURE Eric Eisenberg 2014-12-16
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