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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.

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DirecTV Latest Co-Conspirator Keeping You From Seeing ‘The Kennedys’
Saturday, January 22 by

DIRECTV IS PROPAGANDA!!!!11

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’127 Hours’ Was Almost A Luke Perry Movie
Saturday, January 22 by

Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours earned a lot of critical acclaim for its realistic depiction of hiker Aron Ralston hacking off his own arm with a dull penknife, but it turns out it could have been even more painful to watch.

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No Wolverine In ‘X-Men: First Class,’ Cyclops Given Metal Claws
Friday, January 21 by

There’s not gonna be a Wolverine cameo, bub. However, you will get a very different take on Professor X.

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Hopkins May Play Hitchcock, And If So, How Psychotically?
Friday, January 21 by

Everyone’s favorite lamb silencer is in talks to play the ‘Psycho’ director.

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Spoiler For Potterheads: New Death For Major Character In ‘Deathly Hallows 2′
Friday, January 21 by

The siren song of Harry Potter movie spoilers is impossible to resist…

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Rapper Drake Plans To Blandly Star In ‘Arbitrage’
Friday, January 21 by

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Lazy Eyes is looking to add a second movie role to his filmography.

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Is Anne Hathaway Right For Catwoman?
Friday, January 21 by

This week it was announced that Anne Hathaway will play Selena Kyle/Catwoman in Christopher Nolan’s upcoming The Dark Knight Rises, but was she the best actress for the job? Fight!

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It’s Official: All Movies In Development Are Assange-Based
Friday, January 21 by

HBO has thrown their hat into the the ring as well, announcing that they’re working to develop a movie about Assange based on Raffi Khatchadourian’s New York Times article.

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Fincher’s ‘Dragon’ So Hot It’s Selling Other Movies Now
Friday, January 21 by

You know a director has clout when his casting an actor can broker a distribution deal for that the actor starred in six months ago.