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Review: Marvel's 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper & Vin Diesel

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • July 24, 2014 4:00 PM
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Guardians Of The Galaxy
Now, they’re all over t-shirts and lunchboxes, but back in 2008 when Marvel Studios were kicking off as their own self-producing entity, their characters weren’t all that well known. Captain America was probably the most familiar (along with the Hulk), but Iron Man and Thor and Nick Fury and co. were, while obviously known and loved by comic fans, pretty unrecognizable to general audiences, who knew more immediately iconic characters like Batman, Superman and Spider-Man, far better. Now, the roster of The Avengers are all household names, but with Spidey, X-Men and the Fantastic Four still under the clutches of other studios, and contracts on the original actors running out, Marvel are being forced to turn to some of their more obscure properties.

Watch: Dane DeHaan Finds Out Aubrey Plaza Is Alive In Clip From ZomCom 'Life After Beth' Plus New Pics

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 18, 2014 10:48 AM
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Life After Beth
The zombie genre has long been one where filmmakers—who attempt at least do something more than have a bunch of undead people lurching around—try to insert political and social context within the brains being eaten. And while there are plenty of places you can still find that, lately some directors have been trying to freshen things up a bit. Jonathan Levine fused romance and zombies with "Warm Bodies" a couple years back, and now comes "Life After Beth," where the heart yearns for the undead.

Casting: Michael Cera & John C. Reilly Provide 'Entertainment,' Gary Oldman Is A 'Criminal' And More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 11, 2014 2:13 PM
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Michael Cera, John C. Reilly, Rick Alverson, Entertainment
Presumably Hollywood's next hot thing, with "Fifty Shades Of Grey" ready to shackle up audiences next year, Dakota Johnson is probably getting more than a few things crossing her desk. And one of them is "Forever, Interrupted." The actress will star in the adaptation of the Taylor Jenkins Reid novel about "a young woman who elopes after a whirlwind romance and then must face the sudden death of her adoring husband. She must come to terms with his loss while forming an unlikely relationship with his mother — who didn't know she existed." No word yet on who will write or direct.

Watch: Trailer For Indiegogo Doc 'Once I Was: The Hal Ashby Story' With John C. Reilly, Jane Fonda & More

  • By Ben Brock
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  • May 20, 2014 12:32 PM
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Hal Ashby The Last Detail
Hal Ashby—the director of “Harold and Maude,” “Shampoo,” “Being There,” “Bound for Glory” and a host of other low-level classics—is one of those people who's now famous for not being especially famous: he is frequently sung about as someone who is unsung. We did the very same a few years back with this retrospective, and now director Amy Scott is looking to bring him further into the spotlight with a documentary about his life and work. She also has the approval of Ashby's estate (he died in 1988) with access to his archives, but what she doesn't have is funding, which is where you come in.

Anthony Mackie To Play 'Jimi' Hendrix, Robert De Niro Drives 'Bus 757' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 19, 2014 12:33 PM
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
At one point a few years ago, Paul Greengrass was looking to make a biopic on legendary rocker Jimi Hendrix with Anthony Mackie in the lead. But when the Hendrix estate wouldn't sign off on the project, it fell apart and everyone moved on. But now, things are moving again. Mackie is back to play the axeman, with Ol Parker ("Now Is Good") at the helm of the movie "which chronicles the last nine days of Hendrix's life."

First Look: Colin Farrell, Ben Whishaw & John C. Reilly In Yorgos Lanthimos' 'The Lobster'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 9, 2014 9:01 AM
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The Lobster
After "Dogtooth" and "Alps," we're pretty much ready for whatever Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos has ready to throw at us next, and it looks like he has a doozy coming our way. He's managed to round up an all-star cast for his next effort "The Lobster," but the story, as always, is anything but conventional.

Review: Disneynature's Entertaining, Beautifully Shot 'Bears,' Narrated By John C. Reilly

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • April 17, 2014 12:05 PM
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Bears
It seems fitting that Disney, a studio that has had such a solidly illustrious history with anthropomorphic bears (between Winnie the Pooh, the Country Bears at Disneyland and Br'er Bear from "Song of the South," all the way up to the magical bears that populated Pixar's Oscar-winning "Brave"), would circle back and focus an entire film on the actual animals. This year's Disneynature documentary, "Bears," features honest-to-goodness Alaskan bears, the kind that wake up from a snowy den and spend all year gathering food for the next winter. What's amazing about the documentary, though, is that it's oftentimes just as engaging as the Disney bears that play in jug bands or crave ooey-gooey honey.

Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly & Adam McKay Reunite For 'Border Guards'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 16, 2014 9:18 AM
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Step Brothers
While "Step Brothers 2" seems less and less likely as time goes on, the good news is six years after their last full blown team-up, Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly and Adam McKay are getting ready to reunite and hopefully make us laugh. Really, really hard.

John C. Reilly Joins Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Léa Seydoux In Yorgos Lanthimos’ 'The Lobster'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • March 31, 2014 4:09 PM
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John C. Reilly, The Lobster'
Fuck, pardon my French, this cast rules. You should know and love Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos. He directed “Dogtooth” and “Alps” and quickly landed as a Cannes favorite and one-to-watch shortly thereafter. In case you’ve forgotten, he’s making his English-Language debut, it’s called “The Lobster” and it already features the star-studded cast of Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw, Léa Seydoux, Olivia Colman, Ariane Labed (“Alps”) and Angeliki Papoulia (“Dogtooth”).

The 5 Best Oscar Ceremony Musical Performances And 5 Terrible Ones

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • February 28, 2014 2:00 PM
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The 5 Best Oscar Music Performances, And 5 Terrible Ones
In the week running up to tomorrow Oscar's ceremony, we've looked at various aspects of Academy Award mania, from the best, and the worst, Best Picture winners, to the directors who went unrecognized, to our final predictions. But there's one final element of Oscar ceremonies themselves that we wanted to highlight: the musical numbers.

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