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Run! First Full Trailer for 'Jurassic World' (4th Movie in Mega Franchise) Arrives

3 hours ago | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Omar Sy joins Chris PrattIrrfan KhanBryce Dallas HowardVincent D'OnofrioJake Johnson and others in the 4th installment of Steven Spielberg's Dinosaur-Park Saga titled "Jurassic World," set for release on June 12, 2015 stateside and in the U.K. Colin Trevorrow is directing the latest in the franchise, which will no longer see Jeff GoldblumSam Neill and Laura Dern in the leads of Ian Malcolm, Alan Grand and Ellie Sattler, respectively. It's an entirely new cast; only B.D. Wong (reprising his role as chief geneticist Dr Henry Wu), who was in the very first film, appears in this one as »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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"Jurassic World" Trailer Is Finally Here -- Chris Pratt Takes On Dinosaurs!

4 hours ago | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Hold onto your butts -- the first full trailer for "Jurassic World" is here!Set 22 years after the events of "Jurassic Park," the film shows that John Hammond's dream for a park filled with dinosaurs fully realized.But, since it won't be any fun to watch 2+ hours of guests having a grand 'ol time time amid friendly prehistoric creatures, all hell once again breaks loose.The trailer shows Ty Simpkins and his brother visiting the park, where guests are able to take safari trips through Gallimimus herds, kayak with stegosauruses and watch a water show with a shark-eating giant.But that's not enough to keep the crowds excited anymore apparently, as Bryce Dallas Howard's character says they've just created the park's "first genetically modified hybrid."Chris Pratt isn't too happy about this ... and when the creature breaks free, the happy environment quickly turns terrifying. The trailer ends with »

- tooFab Staff

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Jurassic Park: Who was nearly cast in Steven Spielberg's dino classic?

8 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Not even two dodgy sequels and 21 years passing can erase the magic of the very first time you watched Jurassic Park.

The Steven Spielberg dino adventure brought gasps from audiences - young and old - when it premiered around the world in 1993. Even today, a couple of seconds of that classic score can give you tingles and take you back to first time you saw The Park.

Like all great films, everything felt and looked like it slotted together perfectly. But that wasn't necessarily the case, as there were plenty of other big-name stars who so very nearly got the lead roles.

1. Harrison Ford was nearly... Dr Alan Grant

If it wasn't already greedy enough that Harrison Ford had landed himself awesome cool roles in two of the biggest movie franchises of all time - Star Wars and Indiana Jones - he could have almost have added a third dino-sized »

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Jurassic World Teaser Trailer Debuts Online! Find Out When the Full-Length Movie Trailer Will Premiere!

24 November 2014 4:25 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The world premiere of the full-length Jurassic World trailer is just days away! Over the weekend, Universal Pictures released a 20-second teaser to promote the summer blockbuster. The footage offered a first look at dinosaurs, the park, and co-stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. Jurassic World, the fourth installment in the series, pays homage to the 1993 original. One of the most memorable scenes in Steven Spielberg's classic involved a stampede of Gallimimus dinosaurs, who sent Laura Dern and Sam Neill running for cover. The stampede of dinosaurs is back in Jurassic World, but this time, fear is no longer a factor. In fact, visitors safely ride alongside them in the park's new vehicles. To see more »

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First Footage From Jurassic World Is Revealed

24 November 2014 3:39 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Like those generated by the distant, thundering footfalls of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, the ripples being made by early publicity for the fourth Jurassic Park film are growing in size. We have slowly progressed from still images being shared on social media, through tiny snippets, to this first official footage from Jurassic World – before the full trailer is finally revealed, on Thursday.

The journey of Jurassic World to the big screen has been a long and tortuous one – it having been in development for over ten years. A sizeable list of directors and writers have come and gone, while names reportedly under consideration for casting have included Keira Knightley, Jeremy Piven, Emmy Rossum, David Boreanaz, John Krasinski and Josh Brolin, in addition to the involvement of original stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum and Richard Attenborough having been rumoured at various points. The lengthy process sadly saw the passing of »

- Sarah Myles

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Teaser for 'Jurassic World' (4th Movie in Mega Franchise) Surfaces

23 November 2014 7:38 AM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Omar Sy joins Chris PrattIrrfan KhanBryce Dallas HowardVincent D'OnofrioJake Johnson and others in the 4th installment of Steven Spielberg's Dinosaur-Park Saga titled "Jurassic World," set for release on June 12, 2015 stateside and in the U.K. Colin Trevorrow is directing the latest in the franchise, which will no longer see Jeff GoldblumSam Neill and Laura Dern in the leads of Ian Malcolm, Alan Grand and Ellie Sattler, respectively. It's an entirely new cast; only B.D. Wong (reprising his role as chief geneticist Dr Henry Wu), who was in the very first film, appears in this one as »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Watch: New Trailer For 'The Imitation Game,' Plus 15-Minute Google Talk, Clip & TV Spot

14 November 2014 1:17 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

How you do make a movie about a super genius mathematician interesting? Put Benedict Cumberbatch in it. Hell, we'd listen to the actor's beautifully, bass-y voice read mattress tags, but thankfully he's being put to better use than that in "The Imitation Game." And a new trailer for the World War II set drama is here. Co-starring Keira Knightley and a bunch of familiar British faces (such as Charles Dance, Mark Strong, and Matthew Goode), the film tells the true story of Alan Turing, the man who cracked Germany's Enigma code during the Second World War, but found his personal life as a homosexual put under scrutiny, a pain doubled by the fact he was also sworn to secrecy about his groundbreaking wartime work. It's a powerful story, and opening in the U.K. today there's a good batch of promo material for the movie. The most significant is a 15-minute Google Talk, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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BBC2, Netflix Plan "Peaky Blinders" S3

14 November 2014 8:36 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

BBC Two has renewed its gritty gangster series "Peaky Blinders" for a third season, and a deal is set with Netflix to bring it exclusively to the United States.

Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Helen McCrory, Sam Neill, Noah Taylor, Annabelle Wallis and Paul Anderson star in the period drama about a Birmingham crime family seizing power in the wake of the first World War.

Steven Knight ("Locke," "Eastern Promises") created the show which has won the Royal Television Society award for best drama. The first two seasons are currently available to stream on Netflix.

Casting for season three has not been announced.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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Peaky Blinders: Watch exclusive behind-the-scenes series 2 clip

14 November 2014 8:20 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Digital Spy can reveal an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip from Peaky Blinders series two.

Cillian Murphy speaks about his crime boss character Tommy Shelby's complex relationship with the Royal Irish Constabulary's Chief Inspector Chester Campbell (Sam Neill) in an interview from the series two DVD.

The BBC Two show, which also stars Helen McCrory and Tom Hardy, has already been renewed for a third series.

Series three will likely air next year.

The first series is now on Netflix in the Us, with the second run to be added soon.

Peaky Blinders series two is out on Monday (November 17) on DVD and Blu-ray. »

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Micallef, Pickering, Anna Karenina in ABC's 2015 line-up

11 November 2014 8:52 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Shaun Micallef as a fictional former prime minister who is desperate to stay relevant, a comedy series starring The Project.s Charlie Pickering and a modern re-telling of Anna Karenina.

These are among the highlights of the ABC.s 2015 line-up unveiled today by director of television Richard Finlayson. .The breadth and depth of our slate reflects the quality of Australian independent production,. Finlayson told If.

The executive acknowledges producers are fearful of the impact of looming budget cuts to be imposed by the federal government but says, .We know the cuts cast a pall of uncertainty but we are getting on with the process of commissioning as best we can. By and large it is business as usual.. Micallef will star in The Ex-pm as Australia.s third longest-serving Prime Minister who has far too much time on his hands and no one to waste it on in a Cjz »

- Don Groves

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Peaky Blinders Series 2: Steven Knight's UK Gangster Epic Delivers Best Finale of 2014 [TV Review]

10 November 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

BBC's Peaky Blinders has just closed it's sophomore series (that's season for you American viewers) and not only was it a staggering boost in every way compared to it's debut, but after six jam-packed episodes, it's also one of the best overall in 2014. Peaky Blinders is a gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy), who means to move up in the world. After a dramatic and shocking cliffhanger ending to series 1, Peaky Blinders picks up quite some time after we all assumed inspector Campbell (Sam Neill) had shot and killed Thomas Shelby's woman Grace. Now for the twist – we flash back to realize that Grace wound up with the jump on Campbell and that in fact »

- Keven Skinner

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Peaky Blinders renewed for series 3

7 November 2014 10:04 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

To paraphrase Aunt Pol, you don't mess with the Peaky Blinders. Good news then, that they're returning for a third series...

"We can confirm that Peaky Blinders will return for a third series". So said the show's official Twitter account as the credits rolled on the Birmingham gangster drama's superlative series two finale. We're informed by the site's Midlands contingent that there's only one possible response to that news, and it's "that's bostin". Did we get that right?

Series two of Steven Knight's bloody period drama welcomed exciting new cast members Tom Hardy and Noah Taylor to an already exemplary group of actors including Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill and the terrific Helen McCrory. That, combined with the work of new director Colm McCarthy, elevated series two even higher than the first.

We can expect to see the Shelbys return to BBC Two next autumn. More news as it arrives. »

- louisamellor

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Why Peaky Blinders Is Britain's Best Kept TV Secret

6 November 2014 3:17 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Allow me to introduce you to best TV show you've never heard of. About to finish its second season on British TV screens, Peaky Blinders has found its Us home on Netflix, and trust me when I say you need to add this Popsugar UK favorite to your watch list. On paper, Peaky Blinders shouldn't work, even in its home country. A story about working class gangs in Birmingham (not the one in Alabama) in the early 1900s doesn't seem like something with mass appeal. But by writing a killer script and pulling together a cast of internationally renowned talent (including Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, and Helen McCrory), writer Stephen Knight has created something very cool indeed. Peaky Blinders is everything the BBC does best when it comes to drama. It's smart, witty, gritty, and beautiful. Based on true stories of a gang who stitched razor blades into the peaks »

- Gemma-Cartwright

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Peaky Blinders: Are you excited for a third series?

6 November 2014 2:00 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

BBC Two bid farewell to Peaky Blinders again tonight, but if series creator Steven Knight has his way, this won't be the last we see of the Shelbys.

Knight has talked up plans for more episodes - so do you want to see a third series, and possibly more?

Digital Spy wants your thoughts on the period thriller's future and tonight's explosive finale.

Where can Tommy (Cillian Murphy) go from here? Were you sad to see the last of Sam Neill's Major Campbell? Should Tom Hardy's Alfie Solomons return?

Have your say on all things Peaky Blinders below!

Peaky Blinders returns: Series 2 opener reviewed

Peaky Blinders: 14 things we discovered on set »

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First Photos from Adrien Brody, Sam Neill-Starring Backtrack

6 November 2014 10:42 AM, PST | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Adrien Brody and Sam Neill star in the upcoming supernatural thriller Backtrack and we've got the first still out of the American Film Market.

The film is directed by Michael Petroni, who scripted The Rite, Possession (2008) and Queen of the Damned. He's working from his own script here.

The post First Photos from Adrien Brody, Sam Neill-Starring Backtrack appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Ryan Turek

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‘Repulsion’, ‘Possession’ and the Language of Nightmares

1 November 2014 9:04 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Ingmar Bergman bowed down to his peer, Andrei Tarkovsky, for having given life to the language of cinema as dream: “Tarkovsky is for me the greatest, the one who invented a new language, true to the nature of film, as it captures life as reflection, life as a dream.” This praise from one master to another was more than warranted, for the two auteurs’ bodies of work are arguably the most distinguishable in the canon of film history for their use of moving imagery, intricate mise-en-scène, and meaning that arises not only once in the frame or from an actor’s mouth but that ripples throughout the remainder of the world of the movie. Hey now, this is what dreams are made of.

In the pond’s crystal clear reflection of our reality that is the cinema, there are also the murky patches. Both Bergman and Tarkovsky oftentimes forayed down »

- Oliver Skinner

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Top 100 Horror Movies: How Truly Horrific Are They?

31 October 2014 3:21 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Top 100 horror movies of all time: Chicago Film Critics' choices (photo: Sigourney Weaver and Alien creature show us that life is less horrific if you don't hold grudges) See previous post: A look at the Chicago Film Critics Association's Scariest Movies Ever Made. Below is the list of the Chicago Film Critics's Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time, including their directors and key cast members. Note: this list was first published in October 2006. (See also: Fay Wray, Lee Patrick, and Mary Philbin among the "Top Ten Scream Queens.") 1. Psycho (1960) Alfred Hitchcock; with Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam. 2. The Exorcist (1973) William Friedkin; with Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Jason Miller, Max von Sydow (and the voice of Mercedes McCambridge). 3. Halloween (1978) John Carpenter; with Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Tony Moran. 4. Alien (1979) Ridley Scott; with Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt. 5. Night of the Living Dead (1968) George A. Romero; with Marilyn Eastman, »

- Andre Soares

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Peaky Blinders series 2 episode 5 review

30 October 2014 9:51 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The penultimate episode of Peaky Blinders series 2 races towards next week's finale with characteristic flair...

This review contains spoilers.

With the proper return of Grace, the collapse of the Peaky Blinders gang’s forays into London and pressure mounting on Tommy from Major Campbell, there is a lot to take in during this episode. From both a dramatic and technical viewpoint, Peaky Blinders just continues to race toward its impending finale with confidence, verve and tension.

The opening of the episode is a masterclass of direction and scripting. Frenetic, tense and tight, the opening scenes quickly unfold to show quite how much trouble the Shelbys have gotten themselves in to. Never have the consequences of Tommy’s relentless ambition been made more clear. It is a breathless sequence, jumping between events in London to Birmingham with style. The entire episode has lots of juggling work to do, with several plot threads running concurrently. »

- louisamellor

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Peaky Blinders series 2 episode 4 review

23 October 2014 11:11 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Peaky Blinders series 2 goes from strength to strength, as do its cast's performances. Here's Tom's review of episode 4...

This review contains spoilers.

Another week, another storming episode of Peaky Blinders. The sophomore season hit the ground running, and with tension heightening and old faces making their return, the last two episodes promise to be tense.

You could tell it was coming. In the episodes running up to this, and certainly the last ten minutes, you could see that Grace’s return was imminent. Even before Annabelle Wallis’ fleeting appearance, the spectre of Grace continued to haunt Tommy, his horse named in reference to her betrayal. It was great to see the writers pull the trigger and bring her back with two episodes to go, and give her reappearance a chance to have some narrative breathing space.

Though now it definitely feels like Charlotte Riley’s character May Carleton has been »

- louisamellor

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - The Big Bang Theory, Peaky Blinders

23 October 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Big Bang Theory: E4, 8.30pm

The hit comedy series based around a group of geeky physicists and their clueless misadventures returns for its eighth season.

In the first episode Amy and Leonard find themselves in Arizona after Sheldon's chaotic cross-country train journey, while Penny interviews for a position at Bernadette's company.

Peaky Blinders: E4, 8.30pm

Series two in this drama on the Birmingham-based gang, the Peaky Blinders, has focused on their ambitious growth led by Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy).

As Tommy finds out about the mission Major Campbell (Sam Neill) wants him to undertake, Arthur Shelby (Paul Anderson) attempts a takeover of London's Eden Club.

Russell Howard's Good News: BBC Two, 10pm

For its ninth series, Russell Howard's comedic take on the week's news moves channels from BBC Three.

This week sees Howard once again tackle the big stories from this week with his usual satirical methods. »

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