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Marvel: Ant-Man to retain core Edgar Wright 'DNA'

Marvel's Kevin Feige has said the studio's forthcoming Ant-Man movie will retain the "DNA" of Edgar Wright's vision, despite the British director's departure from the high-profile superhero film.<p>Wright walked away from Ant-Man after eight years of development last month, reportedly due to creative …

Ragnarok - Trailer 1

Archeologist Sigurd Svendsen has for years been obsessed with the Oseberg Viking ship. Sigurd is sure that the Oseberg ship contains the answer to …

Expect Rian Johnson to push 'Star Wars' in unexpected directions

If you were seeking a director to take the reins of the<p>"Star Wars"franchise, you might not think Rian Johnson would be quite the droid you were looking for. Just ask Johnson himself. "I don't think I'm on those sorts of lists," he told an interviewer in early 2013 amid speculation over who would …

3 Days to Kill review – cinema's shallowest auteur surpasses himself

In the great death of cinema narrative, candyflossed airhead McG (aka Joseph McGinty Nichol) will never be more than a mere <i>petite mort</i>. From the dress-up-and-watch tosh of the <i>Charlie's Angels</i> movies to the emptily mechanical dross of <i>Terminator: Salvation</i>, McG makes films that leave you longing for …

The evolution of Planet of the Apes

Next month sees the release of a new <i>Planet of the Apes</i> movie – the eighth in a patchy, up-and-down series that has run for almost half a century. These have never been the most crisply titled movies, 1968's <i>Planet of the Apes</i>, followed by <i>Beneath the Planet of the Apes</i>, then <i>Escape from the Planet of</i> …

‘Rambo 5’ Is Something That Legitimately Might Happen

According to a German company that has acquired the rights, 67-year-old Sylvester Stallone will be returning for a fifth Rambo movie set amongst Mexican drug cartels. So basically, the banner image, but pretend the guy is Mexican. You want to know how old the Rambo franchise is? <i>Rambo III</i> was …

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Gary Oldman On Mel Gibson And Alec Baldwin: ‘We’re All Hypocrites.’

On Friday, <i>Playboy</i>’s double issue for July and August hits stands and in it there’s an interview with actor Gary Oldman, who stars in <i>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes</i>, which opens nationwide on July 11. You’ve probably already seen plenty of ads and clips for <i>Dawn</i>, but I’ve got a pretty good feeling …

Greatest hates: the bands who can't stand their most famous songs

Festival season is upon us, so it’s time for bands to dust down their greatest hit sets. Now isn’t the time for an artist to play an obscure b-side: this show is to satisfy the needs of the guy by the burger van on his 16th cider shouting for the one song he knows.<p>The resentment of a big hit is a …

Rivers Cuomo: We Ripped Off "The Sweater Song" From Metallica

Last week <i>Rolling Stone</i> chatted up Rivers Cuomo about Weezer's new album <i>Raditude</i>. Near the end we asked about the 15th anniversary of their debut …

Amnesty International Apologizes to Iggy Pop for Justin Bieber Torture Ad

Last week, we wrote about an anti-torture Amnesty International ad that featured a beaten up Iggy Pop "praising" Justin Bieber as "the future of rock n roll." (Because he'd been tortured into doing so, implying that torture is ineffective.)<p>Now, it turns out that the ad wasn't made with Iggy Pop's …

Amnesty International Apologizes to Iggy Pop for 'Ironic' Torture Ad

On Tuesday, Amnesty International admitted that a Belgian anti-torture ad campaign featuring an image of Iggy Pop used the singer's image without …

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Insane Clown Posse Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Judge

<b>UPDATE: A Detroit federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that hoped to erase an FBI report describing the band's fans as a gang, according to the</b> …

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Bono Crowdsources New Ideas to Help Promote AIDS Awareness Charity

Bono playfully gibed Apple for their long-standing partnership with the U2 frontman's global nonprofit, (RED), during his presentation at Cannes …

The music industry is still screwed: Why Spotify, Amazon and iTunes can’t save musical artists

Pandora, Spotify and Beats aren’t making a profit. If they never do, your favorite band will need a day job<p>What if the future of streaming music is a bust?<p>On June 9, a musician named Michael St. James tapped into a deep vein of insecurity shared by all artists challenged by the ongoing digital …

Arctic Monkeys Expand Tour

<i>Photo by Pooneh Ghana</i><p>Arctic Monkeys' tour schedule just got a whole lot longer. Their new dates, which go until mid-November, take them to Japan, North America, South America, and Europe. They're set to appear at Lollapalooza, Summerfest, Reading, Leeds, Rock en Seine, Voodoo, and more. Check out …

California Senate panel shelves GOP ethics bill

State Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a Republican bill that proposed some of the toughest ethics and campaign finance restrictions put forward since three Democratic lawmakers were suspended while facing criminal charges, two of them involving corruption.<p>SB 1379 fell one vote short of the …

Cochran wins

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran beat back an insurgent challenge from conservative state Sen. Chris McDaniel Tuesday night, mounting a surprise political comeback that likely extinguishes tea party hopes of toppling an incumbent U.S. senator in the midterm elections.<p>With nearly all precincts …

GOP Senator Pulls Off Unthinkable Win Over Tea Party Challenger In The Nastiest Election In America

In what was called the nastiest election fight in America, Cochran defeated McDaniel in the state's runoff election Tuesday night to officially become the Republican nominee for Senate, the Associated Press projected.<p>As of 11:15 p.m. ET, Cochran led McDaniel, 50.8-49.2, with 99% of precincts …

Mississippi Tea Party Candidate Refuses To Concede In Furious Post-Election Speech

In an approximately nine-minute long speech after multiple news outlets had handed victory to Cochran, McDaniel accused his intra-party opponents of "abandoning the conservative movement" to win — without ever mentioning Cochran by name.<p>"There's something strange about a Republican primary that's …

Federal judge rules U.S. no-fly list violates Constitution | Reuters

(Reuters) - The U.S. government’s no-fly list banning people accused of links to terrorism from commercial flights violates their constitutional rights because it gives them no meaningful way to contest that decision, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.<p>U.S. District Judge Anna Brown, ruling on a …

Jon Stewart Expertly Mocks ’Totally Incompetent’ IRS and Its Scandal Excuses: ‘Borders on Criminal Idiocy’

Comedian Jon Stewart expertly mocked the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday over the latest developments in the IRS scandal, saying “our government’s handling of information across all platforms borders on criminal idiocy.”<p>Comedy Central<p>Stewart expressed his disbelief that the IRS could lose years …

Clinton Says Cheney Criticism of Obama on Iraq Was 'Unseemly'

Former President Bill Clinton told NBC News on Tuesday that former Vice President Dick Cheney’s recent remarks on Iraq amounted to “attacking the administration for not doing an adequate job of cleaning up the mess that he made.”<p>Cheney, in an Op-Ed and a YouTube video last week, said that President …

Chaffetz on IRS: 'Find those geeks'

Rep. Jason Chaffetz plans to get deep into the technicalities of just how potentially incriminating emails disappeared from an IRS official’s computer.<p>“We’ve got to find those geeks and those nerds,” the Utah Republican said Tuesday on Fox News. Chaffetz, who sits on the House Committee on …