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‘Thor’ Star Chris Hemsworth Read ‘The Avengers’ Script, Has Doubts
Monday, January 24 by

Even the Nordic demi-god can’t fathom the scale of this film.

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Two Irish Families Beat Each Other Senseless In New HBO Project
Monday, January 24 by

It sounds like the unholy child of ‘Step By Step’ and ‘Fight Club.’

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Yet Another Linda Lovelace Biopic To Provide Yet Another Role For James Franco?
Monday, January 24 by

James Franco is in talks to play opposite Kate Hudson in the ‘Deep Throat’ star’s biopic, because he needs more roles to cement his status as Hollywood’s leading manwhore.

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Stallone’s ‘Expendables’ Truck Sells For $134K, Able To Blow Up Lightning McQueen
Monday, January 24 by

Also up for auction were cars driven by Evel Knievel, Alice Cooper and Elvis. The theme of the auction must have been “Big In The 70s.”

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‘Piranhaconda’ Proves Team ‘Sharktopus’ Is Not Out Of Ideas
Monday, January 24 by

Prolific producer Roger Corman, who will have completed a film by the time you finish reading this sentence, is creating another movie monster for you to kind of like ironically.

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“Help Me, Jenny Craig. You’re My Only Hope.”
Monday, January 24 by

Princess Leia is now the spokesperson, along with Valerie Bertinelli, for Jenny Craig.

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Why Kevin Smith’s Indie 2.0 Is Complete B.S.
Monday, January 24 by

I certainly hope that he’s successful in his endeavor. But the idea that what Smith is trying to do is somehow applicable to small, independent filmmakers is complete nonsense.

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‘New Year’s Eve’ Cast Adds Seth Meyers And Bon Jovi For The Sake Of Art
Monday, January 24 by

Bon Jovi and Seth Meyers, the two most lauded actors of our generation, are set to join the cast of Garry Marshall’s New Year’s Eve.

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‘The Social Network’ Is Lies, All Lies.
Monday, January 24 by

While speaking at something geeky recently, Sean Parker revealed that ‘The Social Network’ isn’t very factual. We kinda figured that out when they cast Timberlake to play him.

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Raimi Producer Discusses Possible Half-Assed ‘Evil Dead’ Reboot
Monday, January 24 by

A longtime producer of Sam Raimi films has stirred the pot among Evil Dead fanboys by saying that Raimi is considering overseeing a remake of the original by a young director.

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The Worst of the Best: Anthony Hopkins
Monday, January 24 by

When a career spans more than four decades, even the best and the brightest are bound to make some awful films.

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Chase Reunites With Gandolfini In Something That’s Not A Sopranos Movie
Monday, January 24 by

Chase has hired Gandolfini to star in Twylight Zones, a film that will test the actor’s range by forcing him to play an Italian-American father in New Jersey

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Duncan Jones Pussied Out Of ‘Superman’
Monday, January 24 by

‘Moon’ helped rocket Duncan Jones to the top of many best director lists. It was only natural that the offers would come rolling in. Including offers that Jones was too plain chicken to accept.

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Spike Lee Doesn’t Love Michael Jackson That Much After All
Monday, January 24 by

It’s been reported in the past that director Spike Lee was working on a full-length drama (or, “joint”) entitled Brooklyn Loves MJ. Well now, according to The Playlist, the movie is “not happening.”

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Exhale, Cinephiles: Orson Welles’ 40 Year-Old Film Might Be Released Soon
Monday, January 24 by

With the possible completion and release of Orson Welles’ The Other Side of the Wind 40 years after principal photography in 1972, one could say that Welles is the 2Pac of cinema.

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Syke! “Matrix” Sequels Aren’t Really Happening
Monday, January 24 by

It turns out we’re probably not going to see any more ‘Matrix’ movies after all. Darn it?

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Fifth Season Of ‘Mad Men’ Still Not Guaranteed
Monday, January 24 by

Matthew Weiner hasn’t begun work on the fifth season of “Mad Men.”

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Sundance: ‘My Idiot Brother’ Bought For Stupid Amount Of Money
Monday, January 24 by

The Paul Rudd-starring comedy My Idiot Brother sold for a cool $7 million, with plans for not only a wide release, but $15 million devoted to marketing.

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Iron Man’s Brother From Another Mother Gets His Own Film
Monday, January 24 by

Because we can never have enough movies about men flying around dressed like Chinese knock-offs of Iron Man, you’ll be happy to know that a War Machine spin-off is in the works.

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Weekend Box Office Report: Natalie Portman Breaks A Record
Monday, January 24 by

Natalie Portman lands a prestigious honor.

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Kevin Smith Mounts ‘Red State’ Tour, Shakes You Down
Monday, January 24 by

Kevin Smith is going to turn a profit on his new film Red State on his own terms. The director is taking his film on the road in the coming months, screening it in several cities before its official release date in October.

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Nominees Are In For The Only Awards That Matter: The Razzies!
Monday, January 24 by

The awards that celebrate that absolute worst in cinema are coming soon, and 2010 was a real banner year for cinematic excrement. Hollywood really outdid itself this year!

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Caption Contest: Win ‘Saw: The Final Chapter’ On Blu-Ray!
Monday, January 24 by

To celebrate its release, we’re giving away three copies of the film!

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Mayans Be Damned, ‘Avatar’ Sequels Are Three Years Out
Monday, January 24 by

This next piece of news will cause streaks in your blue face paint, Avatards.

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Kevin Smith Gives Studios The Finger, Saves Indie Films
Monday, January 24 by

A lot of pundits are slamming Kevin Smith for his bold ploy at the Sundance Film Festival. He staged a “public auction” of his film Red State, only to buy it himself to launch a new non-studio distribution system.

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R.I.P. Jack LaLanne
Monday, January 24 by

The seemingly-indestructible fitness legend has passed away.

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Don’t Get Your Hopes Up For A ‘Kick-Ass’ Sequel
Monday, January 24 by

Britain’s version of Christina Hendricks, screenwriter Jane Goldman has shot down any rumors that ‘Kick-Ass 2′ is currently in the works.

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Keanu Reeves Hints At ‘Matrix’ Sequel, Is An Idiot
Sunday, January 23 by

According to Ain’t It Cool News, Keanu Reeves recently hinted at the possibility of another set of Matrix movies.

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Elizabeth Olsen Gets ‘Red Light’
Sunday, January 23 by

You know her as the secret Olsen twin, but now she’s making a name for herself after Sundance.

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Working On Kevin Smith’s ‘Red State’ Made Almost The Whole Cast Want To ‘Hit Somebody’
Sunday, January 23 by

Kevin Smith is already drumming up publicity for his next movie.