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Did 'Edge of Tomorrow' Just Get a New Title for Home Video?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • August 14, 2014 4:34 PM
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  • 15 Comments
Would a box-office disappointment by any other name smell as sweet?

Robin Williams Insights From Terry Gilliam's Deleted 'Fisher King' Commentary

  • By Sam Adams
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  • August 14, 2014 3:40 PM
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In a new interview and a vintage (and out of print) commentary, "The Fisher King's" director talks about Robin Williams' most heartbreaking performance.

Daily Reads: Defending Offensive Pop Culture You Love, the Seriousness of Robin Williams' Comedy and More

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • August 14, 2014 10:13 AM
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Plus: the look and legend of Lauren Bacall, and the best and worst of Cannon films.

Why One of Lauren Bacall's Most Important Roles Was Getting Punched on 'The Sopranos'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • August 13, 2014 1:07 PM
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  • 5 Comments
Lauren Bacall's willingness to take risks, like letting Christopher Moltisanti punch her right in her legendary face, was what kept her worth watching until the very end.

Lauren Bacall: A Remarkable Presence and Career Remembered

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • August 13, 2014 11:50 AM
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In celebration of her life and mourning her passing, here's a few collected thoughts on the Classic Hollywood icon.

Robin Williams' Death Prompts a Dialogue on Depression

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • August 13, 2014 11:10 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Artists and writers open up about their struggles with the disease that claimed the beloved comedian's life.

This Week in Home Video: 'Muppets Most Wanted,' 'Love Streams,' 'Out of the Past' and More

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • August 12, 2014 2:16 PM
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Plus: "Locke," "Motel Hell" and a boatload of Disney titles.

Daily Reads: How 'Rambo' Started an Action Revolution, the History of the PG-13 Rating and More

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • August 12, 2014 10:19 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Plus: an oral history of Chris Pratt, and the teenage sex comedy renaissance.

Obituaries for Menahem Golan...and an Era of Moviemaking

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • August 11, 2014 4:37 PM
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Remembering the man who made chintziness strangely appealing.

Why Breaking Down Trailers — Like the One for Nicholas Sparks' 'The Best of Me' — Is More Useful Than Describing Them

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • August 11, 2014 3:42 PM
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There's surely more than one way to preface a trailer, but Film School Rejects might have found the best way.