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Weekend Rock Question: What Was the Worst Movie of Summer?

It may technically be summer until September 21st, but as far as Hollywood is concerned the season ended on Labor Day Weekend. According to their …

Here Are 10 Iconic Movie Scenes That Were Actually Copied From Older Films

Sorry, Lord of the Rings fans.<p>Young filmmakers today have grown up studying the works of Stanley Kubrick, Quentin Tarantino, George Lucas, and Steven Spielberg. But, like any good artists, these iconic directors grew up studying their own heroes. While it may seem like <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Pulp Fiction</i>, and</i> …

17 Facts About “The Blair Witch Project” That Will Blow Your Mind

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Argentina Adds Cinema to Primary School Curriculum – Variety

SAN SEBASTIAN — In a move which so many countries would like to copy, but very few manage to put through, Argentina has become one of the first …

Where Have All the Memorable Movie Scores Gone?

Advertising [x]<p>by Paul Young<p>– on<p>in Featured<p>Almost every great movie has a great soundtrack backing it up. From <i>Indiana Jones</i>, to <i>James Bond</i>, to <i>The Pink</i> …

Soundtracks

The Writer And Director Behind ‘Blair Witch’ Are Taking Their Underwhelming Debut In Stride

It looks like folks prefer their <i>Blair Witch</i> offerings on VHS. This weekend’s box office results have not been kind to the 2016 take on <i>Blair Witch</i> and the reviews haven’t exactly been glowing either. (Howdy 37% Rotten Tomatoes rating!) If it’s any consolation to champions of this new take on the …

Horror

The New Season: Fall movies

<i>Today, and in weeks to come, we’re previewing the New Season: Our critic David Edelstein takes us to the movies:</i><p>Ah, what a fall it’s going to be: …

Musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone picks up festival’s People’s Choice award, as Lion and Queen of Katwe named runners up<p>La La Land has taken the top honour at the Toronto film festival. The Los Angeles-set musical world premiered on the opening night film of the Venice film festival and …

The Bombing of ‘Blair Witch’: Is the Found-Footage Horror Film Over? – Variety

Now that “Blair Witch,” the abysmal shaky-cam horror sequel that no one was waiting for, has come and bombed, you might be tempted to say that a …

Let’s Analyze What We Can Expect From The Rumored Prequel To ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

There are just as many compelling reasons not to hold your breath for a follow-up to 2015’s <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> as there are reasons to believe it has to happen, just has to! When stacked against each other, these reasons achieve a perfect, and frustrating, balance: the film may have been critically …

Movies

Emmys 2016: why the smart, the surprising, and the strange won TV's battle of the bastards

If your show doesn’t have a dragon or a white Bronco in it, go home now,” Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel advised the star-studded audience in his opening monologue. While Kimmel’s predictions proved fairly prescient, the awards - which up until recently seemed to be stuck in the clutches of voters who …

More ‘Suicide Squad’ Test Screening Reactions Have Arrived, And Harley’s A Hit

With Warner reportedly going through shake-ups following <i>Batman V Superman</i>‘s lower-than-expected box office returns, they’re definitely hoping the highly-anticipated summer movie <i>Suicide Squad</i> will fill seats, and they even put more money into it by doing reshoots. A recent test screening garnered …

Action Movies

Explore The Shining in 3D

Claire Hentschker's virtual reality trip through <i>The Shining</i> is even more unsettling than it sounds: thirty minutes of scenes from the movie extruded …

Star Wars: Rogue One Reshoots to Add Role for Young Han Solo?

Advertising [x]<p>by Mike Williams<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>Fans became more than a little concerned recently, when it was announced that <b>Rogue One: A Star Wars</b> …

Will Unicron Be The Real Villain in TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT?

Daniel Day-Lewis And Paul Thomas Anderson Might Be Reuniting For A New Movie

Acclaimed director Paul Thomas Anderson and certified G.O.A.T actor Daniel Day-Lewis are rumored to be teaming up again for a new film. Their last collaboration, 2007’s <i>There Will Be Blood</i>, is one of the most acclaimed films of the 21st century and netted Day-Lewis his second Oscar (of three; he …

Daniel Day-Lewis

Arnold Schwarzenegger was charged by an elephant

In the <i>Terminator</i> film series, Arnold Schwarzzenegger endures a barrage of bullets and even takes a spear to the chest with no problem. But in real …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Rumor: 40% of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Will Be Reshot

<b>Update:</b> A few hours ago, I reached out to writer/director <b>Christopher McQuarrie</b>, which, admittedly, I should’ve done in the first place. McQuarrie …

Star Wars

Authorities say man cited 'Purge' film in Indiana slayings

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 19-year-old Indianapolis man has been charged with killing three people over four days in attacks a prosecutor said he …

Fantastic Four producer explains what went wrong with 2015 film

Comics

Ghostbusters: Melissa McCarthy responds to Internet haters

Melissa McCarthy and her <i>Ghostbusters</i> castmates have heard all the horrible things, including the misogynist comments, fans have made about the film. …

Film Industry

‘Halloween’ Director John Carpenter Has No Love For The Original ‘Friday The 13th’

When it comes to classic horror, it’s hard to beat John Carpenter and the original <i>Halloween</i>. It’s far from Carpenter’s only foray into the genre, but it set an entire sub-genre into motion by working cheap and bringing the terror to audiences. After its release in 1978, a slew of slasher films …

Horror

Weekend Box Office: Americans Memorialized Our Fallen Soldiers By Not Seeing ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’

Disney has money to burn this year, currently owning the top three earners and on pace to pass an astounding four billion any second now, but they burned some of it on <i>Alice Through The Looking Glass</i>. The sequel no one really wanted cost a reported $170 million to make, and this weekend earned just …

Jeremy Irons Says What Most People Were Already Thinking About ‘Batman V Superman’

If fans of <i>Batman V Superman</i> were looking for their own Dark Knight to come out and defend the movie from critics and angry fans, Jeremy Irons is not their man. Irons played Alfred in the film, one of the brighter spots alongside Ben Affleck’s Batman, and really seems to look at the film as just a …

Ben Affleck

Steven Spielberg Thinks Virtual Reality Movies May Be "Dangerous" to Storytelling

<b>Virtual reality</b> technology has been making a comeback in a big way with the Oculus VR hitting shelves along with Samsung and PlayStation creating …

Director Jay Roach Says A Fourth ‘Austin Powers’ Movie Has Been Seriously Discussed

In news certain to thrill Spencer’s Gifts stockholders, there’s still a flicker of hope that Austin Powers will be taken out of suspended animation for a fourth cinematic adventure. Mind you, if you’re still scarred by <i>The Love Guru</i>, this might come across as more of a threat than a flicker of hope. …

Austin Powers

'Fargo': Ewan McGregor to star in season 3

<i>Fargo</i> season three has found its leading man.<p>Ewan McGregor has been cast in the starring role of FX’s Emmy-winning anthology drama — <i>two</i> starring …

Entertainment

The Next James Bond: 11 Actors Who Should Play 007

We’ve yet to get confirmation that <b>Daniel Craig</b> is done with the <i>James Bond</i> franchise. But considering he spent the <i>Spectre</i> press tour calling his …

Movies

Ready for VR movies? Imax makes plans for virtual reality in theaters