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New ‘Spider-Man’ Officially Andrew Garfield For Real Seriously This Time

Thursday, July 1 by

Andew Garfield has been officially for real seriously chosen as the new Spider-man/Peter Parker in the reboot to be directed by Mark Webb. We've reported all kinds of rumors and hearsay, but the studio made the official announcement today at a press event in Cancun, Mexico for international journalists attending a media tour promoting upcoming films from Sony Pictures Entertainment.On selecting Garfield, director Marc Webb said, “Though his name may be new to many, those who know this young actor’s work understand his extraordinary talents. He has a rare combination of intelligence, wit, and humanity. Mark my words, you will love Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker.”Words marked, Mark Webb. Garfield is starring in the upcoming David Fincher film The Social Network and Mark Romanek's next, Never Let Me Go opposite Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan. He seems to be partial to directors who made a name for themselves in the music video and commercial world before transitioning into features.Okay, so we can all stop worrying about the new Spider-man now. It's Andrew Garfield. They start shooting in December. And don't you DARE start asking about Mary Jane yet. I will lose my sh*t.

Man Smacks Montage

Thursday, July 1 by

A montage of male characters from movies and TV smacking each other on the back to communicate affection. I'll always remember the episode of "Dr. Katz" where Lew Schneider says, "Men hug, but they pat too — "I'm hugging you, but I'm hitting you!" So true. So true. (Vulture)Show these links some violent affection.Back From The Dead: Shows We Want Revived (TVSquad) Suicide Girls Test The iPhone 4 (Asylum) Vanity Fair Publishes Dennis Hopper's Final Interview (PopEater) 'Little Obama' Is Indoesinan Karate Kid (FilmDrunk) Larissa Riquelme Pictures (HolyTaco) 20 Reasons Why 'The A-Team' Sucked (Unreality) 12 Best Beaches In America To Find Hot Chicks This Summer (BroBible) Best Bowling Trick-Shot Ever? (TotalProSports) Girls Who Love 4th Of July Food(Maxim) Oh To Be A MMA Ringer For BJ Penn (CagePotato) Justin Biber Denies 'Nazi Hermaphrodite' Rumors (CelebJihad) 10 Really Cute Girl Celebs That Are Still Virgins (Smosh) 12 Terrible Actors Who Make Fantastic Movie Villains (Pajiba) Rough Patch With SNL's Abby Elliot (Atom) Your Favorite Booze Under A Microscope (MadeMan) Hot Twitter Slut Loves Herself (RegretfulMorning)

‘Inception’ Confuses the Hell Out Of Leonardo DiCaprio Too

Thursday, July 1 by

DiCaprio pondering Inception's plot points.Just this morning I was halfway through explaining Inception's plot to someone when it occurred to me that I had no idea what I was talking about. So, naturally I just kind of trailed off and quickly escaped into the flatbed of a passing truck. Looks like I'm not the only one confused:For the Inception cast, the intricate screenplay Mr. Nolan wrote was tantalizing but occasionally perplexing. “It was a very well written, comprehensive script,” Mr. DiCaprio said, “but you really had to have Chris in person, to try to articulate some of the things that have been swirling around his head for the last eight years.”That's disheartening considering it's unlikely Nolan will provide a Q&A after each screening. He could at least print his number on each ticket stub so we could call him at random hours to request some kind of closure. According to Peter Travers, we'll love it as long as we're not stupid. So yeah, it's pretty much the anti-Transformers. (NY Times via Vulture)

Big Screen Adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘It’ Closer to Freaking You the F*ck Out

Thursday, July 1 by

This is why I don't do laundry anymore. Back in 2009, Warner Bros. hired screenwriter Dave Kajganich to tackle a big screen adaptation of Stephen King's novel It. I've never read the 1,104 page book because come on, it's over 1,000 pages, but the 1990 mini-series scared the living crap out of me when I was younger. It ruined so many things for me, including chinese food, sewers, old ladies, Jonathan Brandis, and sewers. In fact, Googling images of Pennywise the Clown just now triggered my post traumatic stress disorder and my bladder.Dave Kajganich spoke recently to the Stephen King fansite Lilja's Library, and told them how he's working on damaging our psyches with a killer clown again:I told the studio from the beginning that I felt I needed to be able to write for an R rating, since I wanted to be as candid as the novel about the terrible things the characters go through as kids. They agreed and off I went. … I think the biggest difference [between the big screen adaptation and the miniseries] is that we’re working with about two-thirds the onscreen time they had for the miniseries. That sounds dire, I know, but it doesn’t necessarily mean two-thirds the amount of story. I’m finding as many ways as I can to make certain scenes redundant by deepening and doubling others.I can't image how he'll take over 1,000 pages of source material and cram it into a two-hour film. Obviously a lot will be cut, but will all the crucial elements hold together is the question. Also, Tim Curry delivers such a fantastic performance in the original mini-series it's going to be hard finding someone who can top it. But the bigger question here is, what's up with Richard Thomas's mole these days?Yep, still enormous.

Nikki Reed and Deborah Ann Woll Locked And Loaded For ‘Catch .44′

Thursday, July 1 by

Hot teen vampire worlds are about to collide. Twilight's Nikki Reed will be joined by "True Blood's" blood-teary eyed Deborah Ann Woll in Aaron Harvey's Catch .44. The fanged duo will join Malin Akerman to form a trio of gorgeous assassins who's next mission may be their last when they're pitted between Bruce Willis's crime boss and Forest Whitaker's psychotic hitman. Something tells me he's not a sharp-shooter. Just sayin'.File photo: F. WhitakerHonestly though, why are hot girls always playing assassins in movies? In my experience the prettier the girl, the more likely they are to find some desperate nerd to garrote their marks. Or help them move. It depends on whether or not you were raised in Detroit. (Deadline)

Review: ‘The Last Airbender’

Thursday, July 1 by

The Last AirbenderPG, 95min., 2010Cast: Dev Patel, Noah Ringer, Jackson Rathbone, Aasif Mandi, Nicola Peltz, and Cliff CurtisDirected by M. Night ShyamalanScreenplay M. Night Shyamalan based upon the Nickelodeon Animated series “Avatar: The Last Airbender”The Last Airbender is a good looking and expensive summer movie that is brought down to miserable lows due to shoddy storytelling, hollow Nickelodeon-type acting, and the ever-annoying 3D transfer.To describe this story would take an entire 3,000-word review involving alternative universes with eastern religious symbols and age-old rivalries. For those that know the Nickelodeon show, they probability know the backstory and all the little pieces about wind, water, fire, and earth put together, for those like myself, we are given the age old hero's quest to finding himself story.MORE AFTER THE JUMP…

Kim Kardashian Now (the Real Kind of) Wax

Thursday, July 1 by

Madame Tussauds revealed the fake Kim Kardashian to the fake Kim Kardashian. It's extremely difficult to differentiate between the two. The one with a pulse has boobs that hang more naturally (even though they're not natural). It would make more sense to spin both girls around and compare asses. If Madame Tussauds mastered Kim's badunkadunk then I'd give my seal of approval. What do you guys think? Would you defile the wax one?More pics of fake Kim and Kim after the jump…

‘Twlight Eclipse’ Actress Elizabeth Reaser

Thursday, July 1 by

Elizabeth Reaser, the indie darling turned Twilight Saga cast member, has shown that it takes more than sparkling good looks to become a rising actor. While the Twilight has taken up most of her current screen time, she'll be going back to her roots in upcoming  drama's Homework and Eye of The Hurricane, giving plenty of homegrown hotness back on the indie scene.A word from Elizabeth: "I grew up subjecting my family to really bad shows in the living room. It's what I love to do."I'd scoot my butt around on the carpet to Murray Head's "One Night in Bangkok." Oh, but I'm sorry. You're talking about BAD shows.  Unwrap more of Reaser's pieces after the jump.

Please Don’t Let This ‘Toy Story’ Be In 3D

Thursday, July 1 by

The sick bastards over at Holy Taco whipped this poster up. Looks entertaining, but I always thought Buzz Lightyear was a Spaceman, not a Rabbit.

Marley Shelton, Eric Knudson, and Adam Brody Join ‘Scream 4′

Thursday, July 1 by

Some new faces have joined the list of characters who may be the recipients or deliverers of stabbings in Scream 4. Adam Brody and Eric Knudson have joined the cast as a cop obsessed with "CSI" and an teenaged expert on horror cliches, much like Jamie Kennedy's character from the earlier films.These additions come with a few subtractions. Lauren Graham and Lake Bell have both left the production. Marley Shelton is stepping into the cop role vacated by Bell. Bell tweeted earlier in the week that she's sad to leave due to schedule conflicts, and that she knows the identity of the killer. I say we hold her down until she tells us. Or just hold her down in general. I nominate me for the job. (THR)

Meryl Streep to Master Margaret Thatcher Next

Thursday, July 1 by

Uncanny.Everybody raise the roof! Meryl Streep is in talks to play former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. What what! The brilliant actress who has the Academy Awards on lockdown would reteam with her Mamma Mia! director Phyllida Lloyd for Iron Lady. THR, would you be so kind as to inform us of the details whilst I finish my biscuit?The film is set in 1982 and tracks Thatcher as she tries to save her career in the 17 days preceding the 1982 Falklands War. The 2 1/2-month war was a turning point for the prime minister, who, after the victory, saw her approval ratings double and went on to win a second term.The prose and the biscuit were absolutely scrumptious. Jim Broadbent is also in talks to play Thatcher's husband, Denis. If the deal for Streep goes through without any fuss, it will be the highest-profile character she's portrayed yet. Forget the cold showers of Silkwood and butter-soaked dishes of Julie & Julia. Meryl will have to go head-to-head with Parliament, and I can attest that things get rather unpolite in there. British unpolite, not American unpolite. So basically everyone is very polite.

Let Me In

Thursday, July 1 by

Director: Matt ReevesCast: Chloe Moretz, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Richard JenkinsSynopsis: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.Release Date: October 1, 2010

13 Memorable Movie Hookers

Thursday, July 1 by

Everyone loves a dead hooker. Everyone loves a live hooker for that matter. “Makin money the hard way” is one of the mankind’s oldest professions. And though it’s not necessarily something you hope for your children to aspire to, it’s always been a relevant topic in societal discussion.With Love Ranch opening this week, it seems only appropriate that we take a look at a few memorable Hollywood hookers who never fail to get us off:Vivian Ward – Pretty Woman

‘Let Me In’ Teaser: Gory Fun Without the Annoying Subtitles

Thursday, July 1 by

Chloe Moretz is back as another bloodthirsty tween in this teaser for Matt Reeves' Let The Right One In remake, Let Me In. Kodi Smit-McPhee stars as a bullied boy who befriends his new neighbor, a vampire child who keeps busy by eating members of the community. That's definitely a dick move, but not as bad as my neighbor who keeps stealing my parking space. That jerk deserves to be staked. LOOKS PRETTY SOLID TO ME. CHECK IT OUT AFTER THE JUMP AND LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK…

Big, Bad Texas is Too Scared for ‘Paranormal Activity 2′

Thursday, July 1 by

Like everyone else in America, I've always had to endure the boastful claims of the state of Texas. From the "Don't Mess with Texas" slogan to awful Dallas Cowboys fans to the "Steers and Queers" line in Full Metal Jacket, Texans always seem to walk around like their poo-poos don't stink. Well guess what, Tex; you're not so tough after all! Cinemark has pulled the trailer for Paramount's "Paranormal Activity 2" from several theaters in Texas after receiving numerous complaints that the promo was "too" frightening. Well look at the scared little state of Texas pissing itself in the corner over a cheesy horror movie trailer. Pathetic. Why don't you run home to your "Friday Night Lights" and your "Austin City Limits," ya pansies! (Variety)

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