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Watch: Preview The Second Half Of 'The Walking Dead' Season 3 & Episode 9

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 3, 2012 11:25 AM
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TV fans had a big Sunday night, as not only did "Boardwalk Empire" come to an explosive finale, but AMC's "The Walking Dead" also wrapped up the first half of its sixteen episode season three. With the rest of the season not slated to air until early 2013, those eager to see where the zombie drama will go next will have to patiently wait, but the network isn't leaving them completely high and dry.

Kevin Smith On Why He Prefers 'The Avengers' Over 'The Dark Knight Rises' & Turning 'Hit Somebody' Into A Single Film

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • December 3, 2012 11:03 AM
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Over the weekend EPIX premiered a brand new Kevin Smith special, "Jay and Silent Bob Go Down Under." Chronicling a small smattering of the Australian leg of their "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old" live show, and the engaging one hour program features Smith and his "Clerks" costar Jason Mewes doing what they do best, as they talked about nearly every topic under the sun. Last week, we got a chance to catch up with Kevin Smith ourselves, and he generously answered our wide range of questions.

Michael Haneke's 'Amour' Dominates European Film Awards

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • December 3, 2012 10:44 AM
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As we head into December, we head deeper into awards season and that means accolades bestowed upon films deemed worthy. Over the weekend, the European Film Awards were handed out with Michael Haneke’s “Amour” leading the night with wins in the four major categories: best film, director, actor (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and actress (Emmanuelle Riva).

George Lucas May Collaborate With Departed LucasFilm Producer Rick McCallum Again On Future Projects

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • December 3, 2012 10:18 AM
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Given that producer Rick McCallum maintained a consistent level of communication and exposure throughout his tenure at Lucasfilm -- shepherding the “Star Wars” special editions and prequel trilogy to fruition -- it was a bit of a surprise to see his recent retirement notice come under such quiet circumstances. Originally revealed via third-party on the ForceCast podcast, his departure has now been given an official statement, as well as an interesting possibility for the future.

Watch: Smaug Flies In New 'The Hobbit' TV Spot Plus IMAX Posters & More

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • December 3, 2012 10:02 AM
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While critics' reactions to Peter Jackson's long-awaited “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” should start dropping today (the first quasi-review has tilted toward the positive), it's up to the film's marketing team to continue the slow intriguing reveal, and that means showing off one of the J.R.R. Tolkien book's signature creatures.

John Waters Picks Terence Davies' 'The Deep Blue Sea' As The Best Film Of 2012

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 3, 2012 9:44 AM
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So far, the best of 2012 lists have been dominated by high falutin' Cahiers Du Cinema and Sight & Sound, so leave it to the always eclectic director John Waters to provide the first truly diverse and totally unpredictable top ten of the year, all with his trademark wit.

Watch: Treat Your Depression With Ablixa From Steven Soderbergh's 'Side Effects'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • December 3, 2012 9:24 AM
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Taking a page out of their playbook for “Contagion,” Steven Soderbergh’s third collaboration (and his penultimate film) with screenwriter Scott Z. Burns is dipping its toes into viral marketing with a site for the antidepressant at the center of “Side Effects.”

Rumor: Darkseid Is 'Justice League' Villain

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 3, 2012 9:00 AM
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If all goes according to plan, three massive geek movies are coming in 2015: "Star Wars: Episode 7," "The Avengers 2" and "Justice League," which equals non-stop rumors for the next little while. In fact, it was just last week that we dealt with the quick rise and fall of the "Joseph-Gordon-Levitt-is-the-new-Batman" rumors and now, "Justice League" may or may not have picked its villain.

Benedict Cumberbatch Overlooks Ruined London In First Poster For 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 3, 2012 6:22 AM
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We remain continually impressed by the extent to which J.J. Abrams is able to keep things under wraps on his major movies; less than six months to release, and all we know about his "Star Trek" sequel is that it's got a title -- "Star Trek Into Darkness," a vague logline, and the internet's boyfriend Benedict Cumberbatch as the villain. But Abrams' mystery box can't stay shut forever, even for a guaranteed hit like next summer's blockbuster, and the floodgates are soon to open, with a trailer on its way next week, and nine minutes of IMAX footage from the film set to play before "The Hobbit; An Unexpected Journey" next week.

Recap: ‘Boardwalk Empire’s ‘Margate Sands’ Is A Bloody, Intense & Satisfying Finale To Season 3

  • By Rodrigo Perez
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  • December 2, 2012 10:12 PM
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On the ropes all season long, it appeared that Atlantic City kingpin and bootlegger Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) would finally succumb to rival mobster Gyp Rosetti’s (Bobby Cannavale) attack. At the beginning of the season, Rosetti, a hot-headed gangster, was an irritation, but his hubris grew and grew and his meddling continued. When his counter-attacks backfired, his boss, New York mobster Joe Masseria (Ivo Nandi), essentially gave him an ultimatum (though Rosetti begged for the opportunity): wipe out his enemy Nucky Thompson or pay the price for his mistakes.

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