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Love Llewyn Davis? Here's Why You Have O Brother To Thank
A Coen Brothers screenplay, especially in the hands of the right actor, can sound like a symphony. Roger Deakins may give the co-directors gorgeous visual palettes on which to play. But you can simply listen to a Coen Brothers movie and enjoy the storytelling on a spiritual level.
This Rotten Week: Predicting The Hobbit, Saving Mr. Banks, American Hustle and Madea Christmas Reviews
Huge week happening here this time around. No time to waste with droll/genius/thought-provoking banter here in the opening. Way too much heading into theaters. We’ve got Hobbits-ies, Mary Poppins, Americans hustling and Madea celebrating Christmas.
Weekend Box Office: Frozen Puts The Chill On Catching Fire, Furnace Fizzles
The flame under The Hunger Games: Catching Fire began to sputter this weekend and the movie dropped 63%. It dropped out of first place, leaving room for Frozen, which held on stronger, to have its shot at number one.
Terminator Reboot Title Revealed For Better Or Worse
Admittedly a film’s title doesn’t necessarily speak to the quality of the project itself, but one of the most successful franchises in cinema should aim for something memorable and a little less innocuous. I mean, I guess it’s better than something completely ridiculous and title trendy like Age of Terminator: The Last of the Rise of the Fall, but not by much.
Beverly Hills Cop 4 Moving Forward With Eddie Murphy And Brett Ratner
The idea of a new Cop story has been floating around for a while. At one point, it was going to be a TV series, with Foley’s son working as a detective while Murphy would be the chief of police. But with Bruckheimer back at Paramount, he probably feels he has enough muscle to push this into theaters, and so long as Ratner and Murphy are willing, this sequel will see the light of day.
The Fear Monger: This Week In Horror News Brings Us More Chucky, Nazi Zombies And More
Welcome, gobblers of all things horror, to a new weekly feature we’ll be running here at Cinema Blend that will bind together five of the more interesting genre news stories of the week that didn’t necessarily warrant standalone articles. Gotta make room for all that superhero and Academy Awards sh*t, you know?
Full Rights To Future Indiana Jones Movies Move Over To Disney
Thanks to their deal that was made with LucasFilm last year, the Walt Disney Company already owns all the important rights to the company's biggest franchise, Star Wars, but now the Mouse House has completed a deal that now gives them control of both of the Lucas powerhouse series.
Next Star Trek Sequel Beams Up A Pair Of New Screenwriters
The original cast is still under contract. And there are plenty of stories to tell in this universe, obviously. Pick the right one, hand it to the right director, and Chris Pine and crew can make 10 more Star Trek movies … before we’ll have to figure out how to reboot it all over again.
7 Fetch Mean Girls Spinoff Movies We Need Immediately
I need more Mean Girls in my life. If you have taste, you probably feel the same way. The fetch 2004 comedy is endlessly quotable and surprisingly thoughtful. It’s also filled with an army of supporting characters with strange, unexplained backstories that cry out for more information.
Mondo Celebrates Ben Affleck With Posters For The Town, Argo And Gone Baby Gone
Attention poster collectors and Ben Affleck fans alike. Mondo is celebrating Affleck’s directorial efforts with a series of posters showcasing The Town, Argo and Gone Baby Gone. The first poster shows us their take on the 2010 crime drama The Town, which depicts the silhouettes of two bag-carrying men facing a maze of parked Boston Police cars blocking their way to Fenway.
Breaking Bad Writer To Adapt Upcoming YA Novel The Red Queen
Hutchinson has been hired to by Universal Pictures adapt the upcoming young adult novel The Red Queen into a thrilling fantasy actioner.
Amanda Seyfried To Front He's F**king Perfect
Penned by Lauryn Kahn, He's Fucking Perfect centers on a woman who uses the web to overanalyze the men her friends date, investigating for red flags and deal breakers. But this cynical obsession turns selfish when she discovers one of her friends' beaus is seemingly perfect to her. So, she decides to break them up, but first she'll need to make herself his perfect match.
This Week In Home Entertainment: The Wolverine Claws Its Way Into Homes
The last time Logan/Wolverine got his own film, it wasn’t well received. However, by finding a new tone and taking our protagonist to a new location, The Wolverine manages to be a serious but interesting tale, and a fine addition to the X-Men canon.
Veronica Mars Gets A Snarky New Clip, Warner Bros. Plans A Wider Release Than Expected
One of the numerous benefits of Veronica Mars getting a feature film follow-up is that it’ll not only allow Veronica to once again face off with her nemesis Madison Sinclair, but because the film isn’t bound by the FCC guidelines that dictate content for network television, Veronica can say things like, “Let me try looking like I think you’re an asshole."
5 Genres The Rock Needs To Conquer Next
We cooked up five high-concept blockbusters taking advantage of the Rock’s charm, his versatility … and the fact hat we simply want to see the former wrestler in space. Greenlight any of these five fake (but hopefully possible) movies, Hollywood. Program them on your schedule from now until 2020. We’ll show up and buy the tickets. I promise.