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New Image Of Tom Cruise & Rosamund Pike In 'Jack Reacher'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2012 3:53 PM
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Between "Jack Reacher" and "Jack Ryan," Paramount surely has a lot of Jack on their hands with their franchises. You would think they might be worried about audience confusion, but clearly they're certain that Chris Pine's thriller and Tom Cruise's actioner will provide two distinct, unique characters that it won't be a problem. At least that's the hope.

Disney's Cancellation Of Henry Selick's Stop-Motion Animated Film Costs Them $50 Million

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2012 3:39 PM
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It's understandable that following the colossal flop of "John Carter" and the money woes of "The Lone Ranger" (which has still managed to go over budget and behind schedule), Disney would be tightening their belt. But it seems even as they try to save money, they manage to lose some at the same time. You're doing it wrong, guys. So to add to what has been a bumpy 2012, it looks like accountants and executives will have more explaining to do.

Universal Confirms 'Ted' & 'Bourne' Sequels

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2012 2:59 PM
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It's simple math folks. "Ted" was the biggest and most surprising comedy smash hit of the summer, hauling in just under $395 million dollars worldwide. Not bad for an R-rated movie not based on a pre-existing property. Hell, those are great numbers any way you slice it. And even though the $180 million or so take for "The Bourne Legacy" puts it at the bottom rung of the franchise, the interest in the character is still there and the quality hasn't dropped off either. So what's next? Sequels, duh.

Derek Cianfrance Confirms HBO Series 'Muscle' Is Next, Talks Adapting The Memoir

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2012 2:43 PM
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It has been two years since Derek Cianfrance emerged with his raw and intimate "Blue Valentine," and coming into TIFF with his latest effort, the filmmaker presented a movie that was bigger in every way possible. Running well over two hours with cast including Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Dane DeHaan, Ben Mendelsohn and more, "The Place Beyond the Pines" tells a tale that spans generations and makes great use of its New York State setting. To say that we loved it would be an understatement (read our review here), but it seems the director isn't done with long form storytelling just yet.

Watch: 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' Trailer Carves Up More Mediocrity

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2012 1:45 PM
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With the soothing strains of Mark Lanegan's "The Beast In Me" playing, the trailer for "Texas Chainsaw 3D" opens with a young woman in sexy lingerie just casually changing her clothes in the backseat of a van. Well, you gotta hand it to the marketing gurus at Millenium Entertainment -- they sure know who to grab the eyeballs of anyone who couldn't care less about another entry into this franchise.

Watch: Goth Jessica Chastain Gets The Creeps In Trailer For 'Mama' Produced By Guillermo Del Toro

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2012 1:28 PM
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So, Jessica Chastain dyeing her dazzing red locks black? Yeah, we're gonna have to get used to that, but it's all part of the goth look she's put together for the Guillermo del Toro-produced horror "Mama." And the first trailer is here to send a tingle up your spine.

You Can Hunt Bin Laden Too! 'Zero Dark Thirty' Maps Coming For 'Medal Of Honor: Warfighter'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2012 1:18 PM
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Well, this seems kind of....crass? Given the sensitive nature of the geopolitical sphere at the moment, turning an already potentially controverisal movie into a multiplayer, virtually high-fiving your bros online video game seems a bit flippant. But, given the limited tie-in opportunities for Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," we suppose Universal had to take what they could get.

Watch: Al Pacino, Christopher Walken & Alan Arkin Do Drugs, Drive Fast Cars In 'Stand Up Guys' Trailer

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2012 1:11 PM
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If "The Expendables 2" didn't meet your fill of Old Guys Doing Things, then let us recycle an old joke and introduce you to the Depends-ables (GET IT?). Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin are up to no good in the first trailer for "Stand Up Guys," which once again finds some elderly dudes doing wacky stuff.

New Images From 'Deadfall' Starring Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde & Charlie Hunnam

  • By Edward Davis
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  • September 13, 2012 12:35 PM
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As we head into the tail end of September, summer light is fading and the temperature is beginning to dip. And as we'll soon be pulling jackets out of the closet and putting flip flops away until year, one movie is coming along that embraces the wintry season to tell a taut little tale.

James Cameron Says He Wanted To Direct 'Jurassic Park,' Would've Been Like 'Aliens'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 13, 2012 11:57 AM
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While we all not-so-anxiously await James Cameron to make his "Avatar" sequels that are becoming less anticipated with each passing moment, the director continues to a seemingly never ending press run. Whether it's chatting about "Titanic" or whatever latest adventure or cause he's taking on, it's never too long before another interview the king of the world director surfaces. But thankfully, his latest little soundbyte has nothing to do with Pandora, but instead about another film helmed by his pal Steven Spielberg.

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