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‘Avatar’ Most Pirated Movie of 2010
Tuesday, December 21 by

The good news just keeps on coming for James Cameron. Not only has Avatar grossed over $2.7 billion, it also holds the title of most pirated film of 2010 with 16.5 million illegal downloads.

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‘Madden Curse’ Movie Kicks Off
Tuesday, December 21 by

Whether you believe in The Madden Curse or roll your eyes at it, you have something new to roll your eyes at– Madden Curse: The Movie.

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Sony Mistakenly Thinks Dan Brown Can Write
Tuesday, December 21 by

Many people like to bitch and moan about Brown’s work just because it’s “clichéd” and “poorly written.” Those people need to chill the hell out. What’s the harm? It’s just mindless fun, like having sex with a coma patient.

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Iranian Filmmaker C-Blocked From Filmmaking For Twenty Years
Tuesday, December 21 by

Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has been banned from filmmaking for twenty years. Harsh. It’s not like he directed Yogi Bear.

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Ken And Barbie Go Hawaiian In New Pixar Short
Monday, December 20 by

Despite the belief that they would clean their room and eat all of their vegetables like a good animation house, Pixar isn’t ready to put their toys away just yet.

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Christina Hendricks And Olivia Munn Will Pretend To Like Sarah Jessica Parker
Monday, December 20 by

The Weinstein Co. is off-setting the casting of Sarah Jessica Parker in I Don’t Know How She Does It by jamming this thing full with nerd-crushes. “Mad Men’s” Christina Hendricks and “The Daily Show’s” Olivia Munn have agreed to distract the audience in the new romantic comedy.

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Caption Contest: ‘And Soon The Darkness’ DVD Prize Pack!
Monday, December 20 by

To celebrate the release of And Soon The Darkness on DVD and Blu-ray December 28th, we’re giving away a DVD prize pack that includes And Soon The Darkness, The Disappearance of Alice Creed, The Crazies, and Frozen.

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McG Actually Fighting To Direct ‘Ouija’
Monday, December 20 by

File this under “Ugh.” McG and Breck Eisner are actually battling it out over who GETS to direct the big screen adaptation of Ouija. That’s right. They’re both willingly going out for the project.

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Alex Pettyfer To Play Cocky Race Car Guy
Monday, December 20 by

Appearing in a slew of upcoming films that range from “meh” to “yeah, okay maybe,” Alex Pettyfer is rising through the ranks. And now his transformation into Paul Walker is nearly complete.

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Sam Worthington Admits ‘Clash of the Titans’ Gave Audiences Greek Style
Sunday, December 19 by

Actor Sam Worthington has pulled a Shia LaBeouf by trashing his recent film, Clash of the Titans. But don’t worry! The upcoming sequel, Wrath of the Titans, won’t suck my tiny, three-inch cyclops.

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‘Alien’ Creator H.R. Giger Joins 3D Prequel
Sunday, December 19 by

H.R. Giger, the artist who designed the original Xenomorph, is on board for Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel. Not only that, but the prequel will be shot in 3D, and will probably be stretched into two films.

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Crappier Xmas Present: Mogwai or Chucky Doll?
Friday, December 17 by

We don’t always agree on the happenings in the entertainment industry and we like to make our beefs public. The givers in Gremlins and Child’s Play had no idea a mogwai and Chucky Doll would turn into such crappy Christmas gifts, but which would be worse to find under the tree? Fight!

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PaleyFest Is Getting The ‘Freaks & Geeks’ Back Together
Friday, December 17 by

Between “Freaks & Geeks” and “Undeclared,” Judd Apatow launched the careers of a lot of dudes. Now, all those dudes are going to be reunited onstage for PaleyFest 2011.

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More Hot Actresses Agree To Work With Channing Tatum
Friday, December 17 by

Rosario Dawson and Lynn Collins both want to be a part of Channing’s ten year high school reunion. The film’s basically a modern day remake of The Big Chill, which means they’ll be dancing to “Livin’ La Vida Loca” on MP3 instead of “Heard It Through the Grapevine” on vinyl.

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Mangold Takes Aim At Modern Day Western
Friday, December 17 by

The West ain’t as wild as it used to be, but all it takes is a couple of guns, a few pretty girls, and a heavy dose of hell bent vendetta to change all that.

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That Eric Bana Is Keeping Busy
Friday, December 17 by

Looks like Eric Bana won’t have a chance to play with his Christmas toys. He’s just signed on to a new crime thriller and has his eye on the presidency for another role.

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Spike Jonze And Charlie Kaufman Are Getting The Band Back Together
Friday, December 17 by

Good news for Arcade Fire. Spike Jonze is re-teaming with Charlie Kaufman for a secret project.

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Clooney To Defy Gravity As a Spaceman
Thursday, December 16 by

Having already conquered the skies, the battlefield, the deep south, Las Vegas, and the bedroom of every woman he has ever desired, there is only one place left for George Clooney to go: Outer effing space. Ah crap, he’s been there too.

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24 Hours of ‘A Christmas Story’: A Journey Into Madness
Thursday, December 16 by

Did my admiration for ‘A Christmas Story’ grow even stronger, or did the compounding monotony of each subsequent viewing slowly strain my will to live? See for yourself by reading the detailed notes of my social experiment.

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2011 SXSW Kicks Off With ‘Source Code’
Thursday, December 16 by

Duncan Jones’s second feature, Source Code, will open the 2011 South by Southwest (SXSW if you’re cool) Film Festival in Austin, TX on March 11.

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R.I.P. Blake Edwards
Thursday, December 16 by

Pink Panther creator Blake Edwards passed away today at the age of 88.

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Jim Carrey Chillin’ With Penguins
Thursday, December 16 by

Jim Carrey was spotted on the set of Mr. Popper’s Penguins in New York City’s Central Park canoodling with none other than two penguins. He seems to be thoroughly unimpressed with their presence.

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Jodie Foster’s ‘Beaver’ Opens This Spring
Thursday, December 16 by

The revelation that Mel Gibson is crazy-crazy and not just Hollywood crazy, shot a considerable amount of holes in his image. And while that was pretty hilarious, it also left us worried. What would become of The Beaver?

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‘The Other Guys’ DVD Contest Winner!
Thursday, December 16 by

And the winner is…

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Sacha Baron Cohen May Take The Law Into His Own Fat Hands
Thursday, December 16 by

Sacha Baron Cohen is eyeballing a remake of the Spanish film Torrente. The film follows the exploits of a fat, racist, corrupt cop who is fired from the force but continues to work the beat regardless. Why didn’t anyone tell me Spanish cinema is so awesome?

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‘Ouija’ Won’t Be Scary Because That Would Make Sense
Wednesday, December 15 by

Universal is taking a movie that shouldn’t be made and now not making it how it should be made. The big screen adaptation of the sometimes if you’re drunk enough mystical oracle board game Ouija won’t be scary.

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‘Real Housewife’ Threatens World With A Kelsey Grammer Sex Tape
Wednesday, December 15 by

Camille Donatacci is looking to gain a foothold in her divorce from “Frasier” star Kelsey Grammer by threatening to release a sex tape starring the pair. Move over, WikiLeaks!

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Interview: ‘Tron Legacy’ Director Joseph Kosinski
Wednesday, December 15 by

Kosinski answered our questions, inspired by both our interests and others’ complaints about Tron: Legacy and his next film, The Black Hole. He also saw Daft Punk’s faces!

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Whiz Kid From ‘Jeopardy’ Is Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close
Wednesday, December 15 by

What is a lucky break, Alex? A 12-year old winning on “Jeopardy!” and parlaying that into a movie role opposite Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock.

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Christian Bale Sings ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Theme Song; ‘Oh, Gooood for Yooooooou!’
Wednesday, December 15 by

If that’s not enough, you also get to see Peter Travers pantomime a BJ twenty seconds into the clip. Way to use both hands, Pete.