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Movie Review: M. Night Shyamalan's Split Is a Genuinely Good Film With a Truly Shocking Twist

There are a few reasons why <i>Split</i> is the perfect title for the new M. Night Shyamalan movie. The most obvious one is the fact it’s about a man with …

Carol Morley: ‘Mass hysteria is a powerful group activity’

Fainting, twitching, nausea… What is really going on when a group – and it’s almost always teenage girls – exhibit real symptoms without organic cause? Carol Morley explains how her fascination with mass psychogenic illness led to her film The Falling, the story of a fainting epidemic at a girls’ …

Medicine

Take A Look At The Familiar Actors That Guest Starred On ‘The X-Files’ Before They Were Famous

Television has long been the setting where many actors get to cut their teeth in bit roles, the kind of thing they wouldn’t be noticed for on stage and screen, but can get a slight nod within your living room. If you ever get a chance to watch the documentary <i>That Guy… Who Was in That Thing</i>, you get …

How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

From Interstellar to Batman and Star Wars the venerable religion has been the driving philosophy behind many hit movies. Why?<p>Interstellar’s box office total is $622,932,412 and counting. It is the eighth highest-grossing film of the year and has spawned an endless raft of thinkpieces testing the …

The 30 Best Movie Sequels Ever Made

As Mark Harris points out in a recent Grantland essay, sequels are no longer merely a regrettable feature of the way Hollywood operates, they're pretty much the entire business model. We're supposed to get 28 of them in 2015, or one every 13 days. And yet, there was a time when "sequel" did not …

‘I Think I Upset McDonald’s’: Tim Burton On Why He Was Fired From The ‘Batman’ Franchise

How do you like your Batman? Do you enjoy him as a brooding, contemplative protector of the night, with villains that surpass even his level of dark tendencies as shown in the Tim Burton and Christopher Nolan series of films? Or, do you like your Batman adorned in neon, battling glow-paint faced …

Adam Sandler Is Once Again The Most Overpaid Actor In Hollywood

Adam Sandler has made no secret of the fact that his Happy Madison comedies, no matter how unappealing or unfunny they may be, are basically just excuses to take vacations with his friends. Fortunately for the studios, they also happen to make a ton of money (at least they have in the past), and …

Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton announce break-up

Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter have split up while “continuing to be friends and co-parent their children”, a spokeswoman has said.<p>The director and actor, who never married, separated amicably earlier this year and were asking for privacy for themselves and their children, said the spokeswoman.<p>…

Rush Limbaugh: Idris Elba can't be Bond because he's black

Ian Fleming conceived character as white and Scottish, says right-wing commentator, adding: ‘I know it’s racist to point this out’<p>US commentator Rush Limbaugh has said Idris Elba should not be able to play James Bond because he is black.<p>Responding to rumours that the London-born actor is being …

Marion Cotillard: “Our society makes people feel useless”

The French actress on shooting “Two Days, One Night” and playing a character who is addicted to Xanax<p>French actressMarion Cotillard rose to fame with her Oscar-winning turn as Edith Piaf in “La Vie En Rose<i>.</i>”She has since appeared in big budget Hollywood films such as Michael Mann’s “Public …

The 24 Most Important Special Effects Movies Ever Made

The release of "Avatar" five years ago this month (on December 18, 2009) once again put the lie to Jean-Luc Godard's adage that cinema is truth 24 times a second. In fact, all of cinema is a lie, a series of tricks that fool the eye, starting with the illusion of motion that comes from flashing 24 …

‘I Hear He Wants To Blow Up My Hotel Room’: How Tyrese Gibson Came To Hate Everything About James Franco

Tyrese Gibson does not like James Franco, but in Franco’s defense, the high-cheekboned thespian was a different animal 10 years ago. He had fully embraced the method style of acting in which you drench yourself in the peculiarities, settings, and psychological states of the character you’re …

Here's What's New on Netflix for September 2014

It's almost September, which means a whole new slew of titles on Netflix! August proved pretty lucrative on the quality title front, but it looks as though September it's going to blow the rundown out of the water.<p>TV takes spotlight this month, with the latest full seasons of "The Walking Dead," …

Hacker who helped feds gets no more time in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A computer hacker who helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets and …

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes review – a state-of-the-art battle for supremacy

From its origins in Pierre Boulle's Swiftian 1963 novel <i>La Planète des singes</i> to this state-of-the art 21st-century 3D-CG cinema outing, the darkly satirical <i>Apes</i> saga has proved both resilient and flexible. Born amid the social upheavals of the late 60s and early 70s, the first cycle of five movies …

Google pushes for pixel-perfect logo

The search firm has made the smallest update to its logo yet, but the reason behind the tiny change has not been revealed<p>Without fanfare, Google has changed its logo for only the third time in a decade – by just two pixels.<p>The search firm updated the logo on its front page at some point over the …

What Happened at Marvel Studios Over the Weekend, and Why Are Fans So Mad at Them?

The news broke at the classic time for information nobody wants you to know. Hours before the start of Memorial Day weekend on Friday, Marvel announced that Edgar Wright would no longer be directing <i>Ant-Man</i>, the comics adaptation that had been set to star Paul Rudd and open in July of next year. …

Marvel Universe

Seth Rogen lambasts film critic over Elliot Rodger comparison

The Hollywood comic actor Seth Rogen has posted angry tweets in response to an opinion piece by the Washington Post's film critic Ann Hornaday, who claimed that films like Rogen's current hit Bad Neighbours could encourage killings like the ones perpetrated by Elliot Rodger.<p>Rodger, the son of an …

Cruise pushes 'Edge of Tomorrow' to its limits

LONDON (AP) — Three premieres in three cities on one day. Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt are pushing their own limits to promote their latest movie "Edge …

HBO's 'True Detective' season two will include three lead characters

When it returns to HBO for a second season, <i>True Detective</i> will feature three main characters. Show creator and writer Nic Pizzolatto revealed that key detail in an interview with <i>To The Best of Our Knowledge</i>. Those characters will be new to the show — true to its anthology format — with casting …

Even Michael C. Hall Doesn't Like the Dexter Finale

Michael C. Hall<p>Michael C. Hall feels your pain.<p>In an interview with The Daily Beast, the <i>Dexter</i> star admitted that the series finale left more than a …

TV

Here’s a list of new characters who will appear on Game Of Thrones next year

With HBO’s <i>Game Of Thrones</i> now well into the back half of its fourth season, fans must prepare to stop celebrating the fact that the show is back on …

Nic Pizzolatto Reveals The First Details On ‘True Detective’ Season Two

We haven’t heard much from <i>True Detective</i> showrunner Nic Pizzolatto since the first season of <i>True Detective</i> ended. There had been some suggestion in a deleted tweet of his that the second season might feature female leads, but there was never any follow up. Earlier this month, there were rumors that …

Here's What We Know About <em>True Detective</em> Season 2 So Far

<i>True Detective</i> is starting over next season with a new cast and a new mystery, and, until this week, the only sure thing was that Matthew McConaughey …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The Time Travel In ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’

We recently asked the "Cosmos" host and astrophysicist if he thought it would be possible for Wolverine to travel back to 1973, as he does in the film, to prevent a war between humans and mutants.<p><b>Also read:</b> The Brilliance of 'Cosmos' - Seth MacFarlane Uses His Power for Good<p>In a series of tweets in …

The 12 Most Sought-After Stunt Doubles In Hollywood

However, a lot of the action couldn't have been done if not for the great work of Hollywood's best stunt men and women.<p>So we've compiled a list of the most sought-after stunt doubles from some of today's most popular movies.<p>From stand-ins for Hugh Jackman to Scarlett Johansson, these are the people …

'X-Men: Apocalypse' Will Feature Some Original Cast Members

It seems things may have changed with the story between now and December, when Simon Kinberg said the sequel would "not necessarily" follow the original X-Men. Here's what he had to say back in December.<p>The ending of X-Men: Days of Future Past brings up several questions that will have to be …

Comics

'Edge of Tomorrow' Reviews Are in and They're Tantalizingly Good

The trailers for "Edge of Tomorrow" look cool as heck, but let's just admit it: We're all a little bit skeptical about a new Tom Cruise action movie, especially one that's been bouncing around since 2010 or so.<p>But not so fast! The embargo has been lifted on "Edge of Tomorrow," and so far the …