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Mark Hamill is actually one of the most entertaining people on Twitter. Nobody seems to have more fun with their fans than he does. His newest game, however, has a goal.
The Academy Awards have been able to survive most of their 88-year history without Twitter. However, now that the social media site exists it’s become the place to get instant reactions to all of the events that occur on the Oscar stage.
Sometimes social media feels like yelling into an empty void, but there are people out there listening, as one person found out when Kevin Hart tore into her for claiming he only makes stereotypical movies.
Earlier today, “Deadpool” took over Fandango’s Twitter account to hold a Q&A and plug his movie. We collected our some of our favorite tweets to give you a sense of what Wade Wilson is like on social media.
It's possible that no recent Twitter story has been more ridiculous than this. Does Kal Penn look like a terrorist to you? If you answered yes, you're not alone.
If the MPAA’s demands were met, references to anything related to MovieTube were to be removed from search engines, social media, and more. And if a policy like this cold be enforced over MovieTube and its network, who’s to say that it couldn’t be enforced over something else deemed controversial next.
Eli Roth's latest, The Green Inferno, may be a throwback exploitation film about cannibals, but he has another agenda as well, to take people who overreact on social media down a peg.
Twitter is looking to launch a new beta program that will use targeted advertisements to entice movie lovers to check out other films based on what they've been tweeting about. In other words, prepare for more ads.
Twitter, the wildly popular micro-blogging platform, has been diligently exploring ways to monetize itself almost since its inception. It appears they may have stumbled upon a plan now – and what a surprise, it involves selling you things! Ah, the Internet – the door-to-door salesman of the 21st century.
The most successful movie of the summer is Guardians Of The Galaxy. That’s a fact from a monetary standpoint, but that doesn’t mean the film was the most obsessed over or the most discussed on social media. I
Essentially, this means between rousing tweets that perfectly sum up society’s problems, actress Anna Kendrick could post a message about her upcoming horror comedy The Voices, and if the movie’s release date is set and tickets are available for pre-sale, anyone reading that tweet could purchase the ticket right then and there without a need to visit a different website. It almost sounds too easy, and I’m betting it will be.
In a story that's sure to inspire as much jealous hatred as it will desperate imitators, Kelly Oxford, who has twice made Time's list for the 140 best Twitter feeds, has just sold her spec script Son of a Bitch to Warner Bros for a six-figure deal. Oxford's Twitter following loves her irreverent sense of humor, and so seems sure to be pleased by the plotline of Son of a Bitch
“I was just discussing becoming the creative director for the Jetson movie and someone on the call yelled out ... you should do a Jetsons tour!” Kanye Tweeted. Now, Kanye thought that was an insult. If you checked out his stage design for Coachella or the Watch the Throne tour with Jay-Z, you know he’s capable of what he calls “real ideas.” Um, you mean like a Jetsons movie? Because that’s not exactly the kind of “real idea” that we need to see coming out of Hollywood.
The Independent Spirit Award nominations came out a few days ago, and there weren't too many surprises, with buzzed-about indies such as Another Earth and The Artist receiving nominations. One person who wasn't pleased with the noms, however, is filmmaker/full-time podcaster Kevin Smith, who took to Twitter earlier this week to lambast the Spirit awards for not nominating anyone from his horror film Red State.
I think we’re all slightly interested in The Last Stand to see how the director of The Good, the Bad and the Weird figures out how to use this once-great action hero who might be past his prime. At least, from the looks of the Twit pic, Ah-nold’s giving it all that he has … spilling blood for the benefit of a stunt. Unless he tripped on his cane and banged his head on his trailer door. We may never know.
Ex-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is settling into his post-political return to acting with gusto. In addition to taking on a bigger role in the Expendables sequel, Schwarzenegger is currently in the midst of filming on The Last Stand, starring Arnie as well Forest Whitaker, Johnny Knoxville, Jaimie Alexander, and more. Earlier this week the aging action star tweeted a behind-the-scenes shot from the set, featuring him alongside Luiz Guzman, Knoxville, and Alexander.
Lee directs from his own screenplay about an Atlanta resident who spends a memorable summer in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook. The filmmaker also plans to revive his character of Mookie from his seminal, Oscar-nominated work Do the Right Thing, which came out in 1989
Right now if you’re watching television you probably see James Franco up on stage hosting the Oscars. But when the camera pans away from him, he does something else. He’s tweeting the event. If you head over to Franco’s Twitter Page you’ll see him tweeting video and images from back stage as the awards happens.
Your grandmother may have told you idle hands are the devil's playground, but sometimes people with too much time on their hands accomplish greatness. Well, maybe not greatness, but a waste of time that's totally worth it
Will he just be a disembodied voice announcing the movie as it if were Mortal Kombat? It seems unlikely we would have gone this long without knowing Hader was in the movie had he actually been on set