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‘Toy Story’ Characters Return to the Big Screen
Tuesday, November 23 by

There are no plans to make another Toy Story sequel, but that won’t stop Woody and the gang from returning to the big screen. According to director Lee Unkrich, the iconic characters will be back in theaters for a series of animated shorts which will run before full-length Disney films, starting with this summer’s Cars 2.

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Warner Bros Rebooting ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’, Internet Sharpens Its Spears
Monday, November 22 by

Hey, here’s something that no Buffy fan wants. Warner Bros is rebooting the franchise with a new Joss Whedon-less film.

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Mark Wahlberg Admits ‘The Happening’ Blew
Monday, November 22 by

At a press conference over the weekend for Mark Wahlberg’s upcoming film The Fighter, the actor let loose on M. Night Shyamalan and a certain piece of cinema known as The Happening.

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DiCaprio Will Snitch In JFK Assassination Story ‘Legacy Of Secrecy’
Monday, November 22 by

Being one of the biggest stars in the world has afforded Leonardo DiCaprio the artistic freedom to create any project that he wants (and bang models). He’s using that power (not the model-banging one) to bore the crap out of us with another story centered around the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

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Billy Bob Thornton Talks ‘Bad Santa 2′
Monday, November 22 by

The holidays are right around the corner, and it looks like Billy Bob Thornton has a gift for us in the form of Bad Santa 2. Well, not really, but he’s open to the idea, which is a start.

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Catfight: Lindsay Lohan Loses Porn Star Gig to Malin Akerman
Monday, November 22 by

Due to her ongoing legal troubles and drug problems, Lohan has been dropped from the cast in favor of Malin Akerman. You know your career is in trouble when you’re too unreliable to play a 70′s porn star.

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Christian Bale Doesn’t Believe ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Is Real Batman 3 Title
Sunday, November 21 by

We didn’t expect big Batman news from Christian Bale while he’s promoting his new drama, The Fighter. He doesn’t shoot until next year, but I thought at least I could get his reaction to the title Christopher Nolan announced. Bale doesn’t even believe it’s going to be called The Dark Knight Rises.

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Flynn Becomes The Dude In ‘Tron Legacy’
Friday, November 19 by

When we finally see Kevin Flynn again in Tron: Legacy, he sort of resembles an even more famous Jeff Bridges character. You’ve seen that barefoot, bearded Flynn in the robe, but he even talks like The Dude. He describes digital jazz, man and doesn’t want anyone to “mess with his Zen.”

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Partner Post: 10 Games That Should Be Movies
Friday, November 19 by

Our friends at File Front put together a list of games that they’d all like to see make it to the big screen. If you love it, we had everything to do with. If you hate it, it was totally all them.

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Reel Rumble: Psyched for ‘Tron Legacy’ or Could Give a Sh*t
Friday, November 19 by

We don’t always agree on the happenings in the entertainment industry and we like to make our beefs public. There’s a lot of hubbub regarding the release of Disney’s Tron Legacy, but when it comes down to it, do you really care, or could you give a sh*t? Fight!

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Spielberg Inaugurates Daniel Day-Lewis as ‘Lincoln’
Friday, November 19 by

Brilliant and eccentric method actor Daniel Day-Lewis will stop shaving today, as Steven Spielberg has chosen him to play our great nation’s 16th President in Lincoln. The announcement was made today by Spielberg and Stacey Snider, Co-Chairman and CEO of DreamWorks Studios.

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So Let It Be Written: Hollywood Developing Two ‘Moses’ Movies
Friday, November 19 by

Hollywood is going old-school. Actually it’s more like Old Testament. Both Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox are developing films based on The Book of Exodus, which contains the story of Moses leading the Jews out of Egypt.

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‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Starts Shooting In May
Friday, November 19 by

We can either call this a confirmation or the inane ramblings of a British madman, but Michael Caine has told Empire that The Dark Knight Rises will beginning shooting in May 2011.

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The Torture! Little Kids Forced To Watch ‘Saw 3D’
Friday, November 19 by

Even though he died several years ago, Jigsaw is still claiming victims. The most recent of which was a group of very young schoolchildren who accidentally took in a viewing of Saw 3D.

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New ‘True Grit’ Posters Are Ready To Punish
Friday, November 19 by

Releasing one bad-ass poster for True Grit just isn’t enough to appease those Coen Brothers. As the film’s December release draws near, the marketing team is beginning their full press.

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Search for Next ‘Superman’ Begins
Thursday, November 18 by

Warner Bros., director Zack Snyder, and producer Chris Nolan are on the prowl for a Man of Steel. In their search, they’re open to creating a star for the Superman reboot. Hey Kid, ya wanna be a star?

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Deciphering ‘The Muppet Movie’ Cameos
Thursday, November 18 by

Using the awesome power of the Screen Junkies super computer (The SJ 3000), I was able to determine the most probable roles for those rumored to be appearing in the film, and you can’t argue with science. So sit back and see for yourself who will be playing what in the upcoming Muppet Movie.

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Sam Kinison Biopic To Scream At You Soon
Thursday, November 18 by

Tom Shadyac is stepping out of the trailer park and back behind the camera. The Ace Ventura director will next take on a Sam Kinison biopic for HBO Films. The film is based on the memoir Brother Sam: The Short, Spectacular Life of Sam Kinison.

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Robert Downey Jr. Wants to Learn ‘How to Talk to Girls’
Thursday, November 18 by

Robert Downey Jr. is a happily married man, but that’s not stopping him from brushing up on How to Talk to Girls. The project is an adaptation of Alec Greven’s book that revolves around advice on how to deal with the opposite sex. Sounds pretty normal, right? Well what if I told you the advice dispenser was nine-years old at the time the book was published? BOOM!

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Emily Blunt In Talks To Agree To ‘The Five-Year Engagement’
Thursday, November 18 by

Please take a moment, open your journals, and write this information down. Trust me, you’ll want to always remember where you were when you first heard this news. Emily Blunt might appear in a good movie.

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Robert Zemeckis Won’t Mess With ‘The Wizard Of Oz’
Thursday, November 18 by

The space-time continuum is safe for now. Robert Zemeckis has wisely passed on the opportunity to remake the beloved classic The Wizard Of Oz.

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Denis Leary Joins ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot
Wednesday, November 17 by

This marks Leary’s first onscreen performance in a theatrical film since 2002′s The Secret Lives of Dentists. But no matter what happens, I’ll always remember him as renegade Edgar Friendly from the 1993 classic, Demolition Man.

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George Clooney Might Be Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.’
Wednesday, November 17 by

Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney (a.k.a Gorgeous George) is considering the lead in Steven Soderbergh’s adaptation of “The Man from Uncle.” If the project goes through, it will mark the seventh time that Clooney and Soderbergh have collaborated on a film.

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‘The Expendables’ Caption Contest Winner!
Wednesday, November 17 by

And the winner is…

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Remake of ‘The Swarm’ Closes In
Wednesday, November 17 by

Patrons flocked to theaters for killer piranhas, so who’s to say they wouldn’t do the same for killer bees? Producers Roy Lee and Steven Schneider sure as hell aren’t going to say such a thing. The two are currently developing a remake of the 1978 disaster movie The Swarm, a bee B-movie, if you will, and even if you won’t.

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Amazon.com Wants to Make Movies, Not Just Sell Them
Wednesday, November 17 by

Amazon.com isn’t content to sell you movies. They also want to make the movies they sell you. That’s why they’ve launched Amazon Studios, a website that allows aspiring screenwriters to submit their work, collaborate with other screenwriters, and win over a million dollars in monthly prizes. But the real prize seems to be a deal with Warner Bros.

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Interview: Dolph Lundgren
Wednesday, November 17 by

The last time I interviewed Dolph Lundgren I got him to say “I must break you.” I was so excited I told my then girlfriend about it, but I got into trouble because she thought it was a sexual remark. Any one of my friends can attest that I’m way too about Ivan Drago to think about sex.

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And Satan Laughed: Warner Bros. Trying for ‘Wizard of Oz’ Remake with Robert Zemeckis
Wednesday, November 17 by

If you ask me, going back to the original script is a great idea. Hopefully it’s chalk-full of references to William Jennings Bryan and the gold standard, which is sure to bring the Ron Paul demographic out to the theaters.

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Larry Charles, Sacha Baron Cohen Re-Team for ‘The Dictator’
Tuesday, November 16 by

Hopefully the third time’s a charm for director Larry Charles and Sacha Baron Cohen. Actually, the first two times have already proven to be quite charming, as they consisted of Borat and Bruno. Even so, here’s hoping for a three-peat.

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Kirsten Dunst Kisses Up to New ‘Spider-man’
Tuesday, November 16 by

Kirsten Dunst was really close to getting a fourth gig as Mary Jane in Spider-Man 4. Sam Raimi had Tobey Maguire and company attached, but then bowed out to let Columbia reboot the series. Dunst is cool with that.