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His Latest, Among His Greatest: Godard’s ‘Film socialisme’ and ‘Goodbye to Language’

1 hour ago | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Jean-Luc Godard, and more specifically his 1965 film Pierrot le Fou, literally changed my life, and set me on a path toward intense and everlasting cinephilia. Since the first time I saw that film, it has remained my favorite movie of all time and Godard my favorite director. So when I finally had the chance to see Film socialisme, his 2010 feature, I had high hopes that the old master was going to yet again bring something new to the table. Those hopes were assuredly met. I considered the film the best of 2010 and still believe it is an astonishing movie, rife with so much of what defines Godard in this is fourth(?), fifth(?), in any case, current, phase of his career.

The first words of Film socialisme, at least according to the “Navajo English” subtitles, are “money – public – water.” Literally, thisrefers to the key elements of the film’s first third, »

- Jeremy Carr

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Box Office: ‘Ouija’ Will Scare Off ‘John Wick’

4 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Predicting the future is a delicate business, as any box office prognosticator can attest, but the stars are aligning for “Ouija” to be this weekend’s top grossing film.

Based on the old seance staple, “Ouija” should scare up $20 million when it bows in 2,856 theaters. Universal, which is distributing the film, is being more conservative and putting the number closer to $18 million.

Either way, it will easily top the weekend’s other major wide-release, “John Wick.” The action film about a hit man exacting revenge for a puppy-cide will do little to revive Keanu Reeves’ flagging box office power following the fiasco that was “47 Ronin.” Critics have embraced the film, but audiences don’t seem as energized, and will likely hand it a debut of $8 million at 2,589 locations. Lionsgate did not release a budget for the film, but it’s an acquisition, which limits its financial exposure.

Ouija” arrives with »

- Brent Lang

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The Gambler Trailer Boasts A Skinny Mark Wahlberg And Tons Of John Goodman F-Bombs

7 hours ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Warning: This trailer is red-band and as such is Nsfw. With the fall comes a slew of movies that are gearing for Oscar gold. Then as we move into the winter, a slate of big, flashy blockbusters pile up, demanding our attention. So how do you cut through all this clamor when you're a mid-level thriller about a professor with a gambling addiction? You unleash a trailer like The Gambler's, full of camp appeal and f-bombs, lazily chucked by the always awesome John Goodman. A remake of the 1974 James Caan vehicle, The Gambler stars Mark Wahlberg, who has shaved off about 60 pounds since he played the conniving bodybuilder in Michael Bay's Pain & Gain. Without the weight, the dude looks haggard, fitting as he's playing a literature professor who gets on the wrong side of some serious gangsters when his gambling debts stack up. Bringing some assurance of madness »

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles displays Turtle Power at the UK box office

16 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

UK box office top ten and analysis for the weekend of Friday 17th to Sunday 19th October 2014…

Despite “mixed” reviews from its U.S. release, Jonathan Leibesman and Michael Bay’s live-action reboot Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles enjoyed the biggest UK debut since The Inbetweeners 2, pulling in a solid £4,785,448 including £1.56 million in previews to knock Gone Girl from the top of the chart in its opening weekend.

In addition to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, three other newcomers managed to crack the top ten: in fifth place with £636,842 was the latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation The Best of Me, followed by the Robert Downey Jr.-headlined The Judge in ninth with £420,720 and photographer Elaine Constantine’s directorial debut Northern Soul, which earned an impressive £278,829 from just 83 screens to creep into the chart in tenth.

Number one this time last year: Turbo

1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, £4,785,448 weekend (New)

2. Gone Girl, £2,361,051 weekend; £14,153,879 total (3 weeks)

3. Annabelle, »

- Gary Collinson

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles triumphs at UK box office

21 October 2014 4:41 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has topped the UK box office with takings over £4 million.

The Michael Bay-produced adaptation starring Megan Fox brought in a weekend gross of £4.78m.

Gone Girl drops to second place after two weeks at the top, with £2.36m. Annabelle stays at three with £1.46m, while The Maze Runner drops two to four with £1.45m.

The latest Nicholas Sparks film The Best of Me opens in fifth place with takings of over £636,000.

Robert Downey Jr's The Judge enters at nine with £420,720, followed by Steve Coogan film Northern Soul at ten with £278,829.

The UK box office top ten in full:

1. (-) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - £4,785,448

2. (1) Gone Girl - £2,361,051

3. (3) Annabelle - £1,465,919

4. (2) The Maze Runner - £1,458,300

5. (-) The Best of Me - £636,842

6. (7) The Boxtrolls - £464,345

7. (5) Dracula Untold - £438,345

8. (6) The Equalizer - £429,406

9. (-) The Judge - £420,720

10. (-) Northern Soul - £278,829

Watch a trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles »

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October 21st Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include The Vincent Price Collection II, Snowpiercer

20 October 2014 5:55 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

For the third week of October, genre fans have several new and classic titles coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray to look forward to, including The Vincent Price Collection II, Snowpiercer, Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort, See No Evil 2 and the badass follow-up to last year’s box office home invasion hit, The Purge: Anarchy.

Several notable indie titles are being released this Tuesday as well, including Play Hooky (the first title to come out under Pollygrind’s new distro label), To All a Good Night (directed by the late-great David Hess), Life After Beth and The Scribbler, the film adaptation of Daniel Schaffer’s wildly popular graphic novel.

Spotlight Titles:

The Purge: Anarchy (Universal Home Entertainment, Blu-ray/DVD/Digital HD & DVD)

The New Founders of America invite you to celebrate your annual right to Purge. The Purge: Anarchy, the sequel to summer 2013’s sleeper hit that opened to No. »

- Heather Wixson

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Int’l Box Office Final: ‘Guardians’ Now 3rd Biggest Marvel Movie Ever

20 October 2014 2:45 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

3rd Update, 2:45 Pm (Pt): Finals are in for Guardians Of The Galaxy, the No. 1 Bollywood movie this year stateside Bang Bang, director David Fincher’s thriller Gone Girl (which passed $100M stateside), the Denzel Washington action/drama The Equalizer, the animated The Boxtrolls, the Ya hit The Maze Runner, Luc Besson’s Lucy, Universal’s Dracula Untold, Fox’s sequel Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Ice Age: The Meltdown In 3-D which debuted in China this weekend to $3.2M on 2,800 plays, and also its buddy comedy Let’s Be Cops. In addition, Warner Bros.’ just reported for its horror film Annabelle and the courtroom drama starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Robert Duvall The Judge, and lest we forget Paramount’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (which debuted strong in the UK this weekend) and Hercules which are still playing in 17 markets. Final tallies for stateside newcomers Fox »

- Nancy Tartaglione

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Interview: Matt Barr on his still-mysterious 'Sleepy Hollow' rogue

20 October 2014 12:10 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Wilmington, Nc. I sit down with Matt Barr on the "Sleepy Hollow" set in Wilmington, Nc in late August without really knowing much about the actor's character, Noah Hawley.  I know he's got Han Solo rogue swagger and a holstered firearm, but little else. The reports when Barr was cast described his character as a bounty hunter and then he was later described as an arms dealer, two descriptions with a potentially wide gulf between them.  Nearly two months later, I've "acted" in a scene with Barr -- possibly appearing in Episode 8, until they decide to cut me out for reasons that I certainly won't begrudge -- and watched two episodes featuring Hawley and I'm still not sure I know all that much more.  Hawley first popped up in the season's third episode and he returned in the fourth, both times on the trail of the same artifact Crane and Abbie were looking for, »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Snapchat Scares Up Advertising Business with ‘Ouija’

19 October 2014 11:44 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Universal Pictures became the first company to distribute an advertisement on Snapchat, using the social-media app to promote “Ouija” over the weekend.

A 20-second trailer for the upcoming horror film based on Hasbro Studio’s boardgame appeared in the “Recent Updates” section of users’ accounts on the app, with a sponsored icon. The ad disappears after it’s viewed or within 24 hours. It’s unclear how much Universal paid for the plug.

As with any update, users choose whether to view the video or photos, but many of those who did took to Twitter to talk about the video — some approving what they saw, while others were irritated by the promo that suddenly appeared on their accounts.

Snapchat, however, has said sponsored ads were coming to its 100 million users.

“We need to make money,” Snapchat put it simply in a company blog post. “Advertising allows us to support our service »

- Marc Graser

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 40 Pairs of Passes to ‘Ouija’ From ‘Paranormal Activity’ Producer

19 October 2014 1:42 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 40 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the new horror film “Ouija” from Jason Blum (producer of the “Paranormal Activity,” “Insidious” and “The Purge” films) and the producer of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”!

Ouija,” which opens on Oct. 24, 2014 and is rated “PG-13,” stars Olivia Cooke, Daren Kagasoff, Ana Coto, Douglas Smith, Shelley Hennig, Sierra Heuermann and Bianca Santos from writer and director Stiles White and writer Juliet Snowden.

To win your free “Ouija” passes courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of winning; this doesn’t intensify your competition!

Preferably, use »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Flickering Myth Podcast Review – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

19 October 2014 11:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Flickering Myth Podcast looks for some Turtle Power…

Recorded in studio, Flickering Myth Deputy Editor Luke Owen and staff writer Scott Davis review Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the latest iteration of the classic 80s comic book from director Jonathan Liebsman and producer Michael Bay.

Read our reviews here and here.

Manhattan is plagued by crime, violence and fear, thanks to the evil ways of Shredder and his criminal Foot Clan. But help is on its way from an unlikely source as four super-human super turtles rise up from the filthy subterranean sewers and join forces with news reporter April O’Neil to defeat evil.

You can subscribe to the Flickering Myth Podcast via iTunes, update your RSS feed or listen via Sitcher or using the player below…

And you can listen via Flickering Myth TV (subscribe here)…

And don’t forget to check out past episodes via the Flickering »

- Luke Owen

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Minimalist Art Print Set

17 October 2014 4:13 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

I like my Ninja Turtles like I like my women… untouched by Michael Bay. These Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle art prints by 17thandOak follow after the turtles we know and love, and strips them down to their respective headband colors and weapons. The artist does an incredible job with negative space. And these aren’t just stencil style silhouettes, there’s still some really subtle layering and lighting in there if you look at the larger detail images below. The prints are available in various sizes, from 4.1 x 5.8 inches - 23.4 x 33.1 inches. Check out 17thandOak’s Etsy page for pricing. If you like these, be sure to check out the Star Wars typography series we posted last year from the same artist.

Via: Geek Alerts »

- Eli Reyes

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Watch Transformers: Age Of Extinction Get Hit With A Hilarious 30 Minute Assault

17 October 2014 9:05 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

What's wrong with Transformers: Age of Extinction? So much, apparently, that it took Cinema Sins two videos to pick it all apart. Here's Part 1 of what amounts to about a half hour's worth of assault on the Michael Bay film... Transformers: Age Of Extinction is a movie that you either love or you hate. While message boards and movie sites would say the latter is the more likely scenario, the box office returns speak to the former talking point at a higher volume. That's right folks, it's officially harder to tell whether the world loves or hates the Transformers movies than it is to tell which party has the real majority in American politics. Amid all of the confusion of which side rules the day is Jeremy from Cinema Sins: a man who didn't let a stupid thing like Bronchitis get in the way of crafting now one, but Two, »

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What's new at the cinema

17 October 2014 2:31 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

From sewers to Sparks. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sees the heroes in a half-shell return for a rebooted adventure from the hand of producer Michael Bay. This latest iteration of the mutated reptilian ninjas sees Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael once again take on the evil Shredder, with the aid of sensei rat Splinter and news reporter April O'Neil (Megan Fox). »

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Review

17 October 2014 2:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: Jonathan Liebesman.

Cast: William Fichtner, Will Arnett, Megan Fox, Whoopi Goldberg.

Certificate: 12A.

Running Time: 101 minutes.

Synopsis: Thirty years on from their comic book inception, Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael, are back once more to take down nemesis Shredder.

In the eighties and early nineties the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles had children the world over in frenzy. The very successful cartoon series spawned a trilogy of films before the series got overtaken by the likes of The Power Rangers. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is the latest restart of the comic book franchise that started thirty years ago. After the disappointing animated films a few years ago the heroes in a half-shell are back in action, managing to encapsulate the fun and fantasy of the 1980’s cartoon series.

And what of the pizza loving team? Liebesman easily manages to display the four different personalities that we all know to be Leonardo, »

- Kat Smith

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Ror Reviews: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

16 October 2014 5:50 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

I think it's fair to say that fans didn't like the sound of a single thing about this Tmnt reboot from the moment they heard it was going to be produced by Michael Bay, and directed by Jonathan Liebesman (Wrath of the Titans, Battle La). Then came the news that Shredder would be a white dude named Sachs, the (mis)casting of Megan Fox as April O'Neil, the first reveal of the massive, hulking new Turtles -- basically, a miracle was needed to get the Heroes in a Half Shell faithful back on board.  But then when promotion kicked in properly, some of the trailers/clips got a few laughs, many got used to the Turtle designs, and complete nerd-rage started to subside a little -- to the point where many even wished the movie well and hoped for the best. Well, you most certainly didn't get the best, but »

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Movie Review – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

16 October 2014 11:34 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2014.

Directed by Jonathan Liebesman.

Starring Megan Fox, Will Arnet, William Fichtner, Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, Pete Ploszek, Jeremy Howard, Danny Woodburn, Tohoru Masamune, Whoopi Goldberg, Minae Noji and the voice talents of Johnny Knoxville, and Tony Shalhoub.

Synopsis:

A group of mutated warriors face off against an evil kingpin who wants to take over New York.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has had an uphill struggle since it was first announced a few years back. Whether it was the fact that Michael Bay was in the producer’s seat, a change to the Turtle’s origin or simply the overall re-design of the heroes in a half shell, this latest iteration of the classic 80s comic book has been the Internet’s punching bag and with many denouncing the movie before it was even released. Well, now that it has been unleashed (for several months in the »

- Luke Owen

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Turtle Power featurette for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

16 October 2014 2:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its UK release tomorrow, we’ve got a Turtle Power featurette for the live-action reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which you can check out below after the official synopsis…

Manhattan is plagued by crime, violence and fear, thanks to the evil ways of Shredder and his criminal Foot Clan. But help is on its way from an unlikely source as four super-human super turtles rise up from the filthy subterranean sewers and join forces with news reporter April O’Neil to defeat evil.

See Also: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles concept art featuring Bebop, Rocksteady, Krang and The Shredder

Directed by Jonathan Leibesman (Wrath of the Titans) and produced by Michael Bay (Transformers: Age of Extinction), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles stars Megan Fox (Transformers) as April O’Neil, Pete Ploszek (Parks and Recreation) and Johnny Knoxville (Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa) as Leonardo, Alan Ritchson (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) as Raphael, »

- Gary Collinson

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Warner Bros. Reveal Their Massive Upcoming Release Slate

15 October 2014 2:08 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Today, Warner Bros. officially laid down the gauntlet to Marvel as they announced and named a whole bunch of movies which they’re intending to release all of the way up to 2020. The list of films obviously contain quite a few DC titles, and the big news to come out of the announcement, made by Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara at the Time Warner Investor Day, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, was that a movie based on The Flash is set for 2018, starring Ezra Miller (The Perks Of Being A Wallflower), and Jason Momoa will officially play Aquaman in a stand-alone film in the same year.

Before all of that though, the WB will release Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice and David Ayer’s Suicide Squad in 2016, a solo Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot in 2017 and Justice League: Part One in the same year, which will be directed by Zack Snyder. »

- Paul Heath

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Warner Bros. Pictures Announces Upcoming Super Hero And Harry Potter Spinoff Films

15 October 2014 11:58 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Today at a Time Warner investors meeting, Warner Bros.’ Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara outlined an aggressive content strategy for the Studio aimed at increasing profits while “doubling down on outstanding content, working with the best talent and maintaining the culture that makes Warner Bros. so great.”

As part of his presentation, Tsujihara announced a bold expansion of the industry’s broadest theatrical slate, built around the largest, most important global franchises.

Warner Bros. Pictures will release three Lego-branded films over the next four years, building upon the enormous success of this year’s “The Lego Movie” ($468 million worldwide box office), starting with “Ninjago” in 2016, directed by Charlie Bean and produced by Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

Batman will take a star turn in “The Lego Batman Movie” in 2017, directed by Chris McKay, and the sequel, “The Lego Movie 2,” will debut in 2018.

The Studio will release three pictures, »

- Michelle McCue

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