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Watch: The Sheriff Stops By In Clip From 'Stoker' Plus Meet The Cast & Characters In New Featurette

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • February 21, 2013 11:34 AM
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When “Stoker” premiered at Sundance last month, reactions to the film were mixed, to say the least. Our own man on the ground was certainly not very fond of the Park Chan-wook film, calling it “a brutally empty, deeply unfortunate movie.” Of course, those who have been really looking forward to the film will get to see for themselves with its theatrical release being just one week away. Until then, a new clip and featurette has just been posted online to tide you over.

J.J. Abrams Promises Klingons Will Appear In 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • February 21, 2013 10:40 AM
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With ”Star Trek Into Darkness” set to be released this summer, rumors surrounding the film just continue to swirl with diehard fans clamoring to get any sort of information regarding the sequel. As usual, J.J. Abrams has done his best to keep a tight lid on the project which is sure to leave fans both excited and frustrated. But for those who were wondering whether we’d get to see any familiar faces that weren’t in the first film, you can at least count on this: the Klingons will be back.

New Pic From 'Ender's Game' & Meet The Characters From 'Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones'

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • February 21, 2013 10:19 AM
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As “Beautiful Creatures” found itself felled by Nicholas Sparks' reign of tears and insanity this past weekend, it's back to the calendar to find the next sci-fi/fantasy/YA tentpole until “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” rolls into cinemas at the end of the year. And in terms of a fan following, you could do worse than some new glimpses of “Ender's Game” and “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.”

Sorry Rex Reed, Universal Wants An 'Identity Thief' Sequel, Eyes Summer 2014 For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • February 21, 2013 9:58 AM
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Though Universal Pictures seemed the picture of suffering through 2012 -- crawling through the “Battleship” disaster and receiving tepid returns on their other large bets -- the year was in fact the studio's highest-grossing worldwide. “Ted,” “The Lorax,” and “Les Miserables” are mostly to thank for that, but for a renewed 2013? It seems Kristen Stewart, “Fifty Shades Of Grey,” and Rex Reed's worst nightmare lead the charge.

Watch: Shia LaBeouf's 1 Hour Audition For ‘Orphans’; Shares Personal Emails As He Leaves Due To "Creative Differences"

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 21, 2013 9:42 AM
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Shia LaBeouf: misunderstood actor, hellraiser or dedicated artist? Perhaps all three. He's certainly made no secret of his methods, which have included getting drunk on moonshine for "Lawless" to the point of nearly causing Mia Wasikowska to exit the movie. He also dropped acid to help in his preparation for "The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman." But his rigorous approach doesn't always make him friends with his colleagues, and the news yesterday that he had left the Broadway production of "Orphans" was just the tip of the iceberg.

New Image From 'The Wolverine,' James Mangold Promises You'll Be "Saturated" With Marketing

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 21, 2013 9:23 AM
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Marketing cycles for movies, especially for big summer blockbusters, are usually planned long in advance, with clear stages and expectations. But in 2013 there are at least two big, upcoming movies that are yet to really show their faces. The biggest absence thus far is "The Hangover Part III" which hasn't even shown a teaser trailer or poster yet, despite being set for release in three months. And coming in second, with a date set for five months away, is "The Wolverine." But you expect more soon. A lot more...

Watch: Go Behind The Scenes Of Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder' With 3 Featurettes Plus New TV Spot

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 21, 2013 9:00 AM
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Even though Terrence Malick has made not talking to the press a trademark, his process is not quite as mysterious. Though he starts with a script, the director shoots for mood not narrative, and finds the film on location and in the editing suite. And as you might expect, with three pretty generous behind-the-scenes featurettes arriving for his latest "To The Wonder," you won't see him in a single frame of it.

A Glimpse Into The Mind Of An Oscar Voter's Ballot Is Depressing, Hilarious & Eye-Opening

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 20, 2013 3:56 PM
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So, here we are. You've spent months and months, hundreds of thousands if not millions of dollars on campaigning, throwing parties, hosting screenings, gladhanding, working the circuit and more, all in the hopes of convincing Academy members first to nominate and then to vote for your films. You want to think everyone is voting with integrity, looking to honor the very best in film for the year. But the truth is that politics, personal emotion, odd reasoning and sometimes just plain bad taste are all factors as well, and just four days until the Oscar are handed out, a rather bracing glimpse at the mind of one Oscar voter is eye-opening stuff.
More: Oscars, Awards

Listen: Shane Carruth's Score For 'Upstream Color,' Soundtrack Now Available To Order

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 20, 2013 3:28 PM
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While pretty much every big title to premiere last month at the Sundance Film Festival is now out of the bag, and perhaps a bit less mysterious as a result, one that remains beguiling -- even to those who have seen it -- is Shane Carruth's "Upstream Color." The film written, produced, edited, shot, starring and directed by the polymath, it probably won't surprise you to know he scored the thing as well. And while the movie is now just over a month away, if you can't wait, you can check out the goosebump raising score right now.

The Writers Of 'Ali' & 'Nixon' Are Going To Turn The Life Of Bruce Lee Into A Franchise

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • February 20, 2013 2:28 PM
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So it looks like you’ll finally get to see that Bruce Lee origin story you always wanted to see up on the big screen. And no, that doesn’t mean we’re getting a Bruce Lee biopic – this is the origin story (you know, like the kind that Wolverine got) of Bruce Lee-the-movie-character, who it seems sits in a bizarre middle-ground somewhere between the real Bruce Lee and his big-screen persona. “Birth of the Dragon” is taking inspiration from a real life duel that Lee had with China’s most famous kung-fu master, Wong Jack Man, and that will serve as a jumping-off point for a potentially franchise-launching action movie in which Lee and Wong team up to fight a band of Chinatown gangsters.

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