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The Walking Dead, Nightbreed: The Director’s Cut & Hannibal Nominated in 41st Annual Saturn Awards

8 hours ago | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

They've done what they've had to do to survive on AMC's The Walking Dead, brining hope and despair to palpable life on the small screen with gritty realism every week. Covered in grime, splattered in blood, and trudging down the sun-baked backroads and brush-bordered trails this season, the stellar cast and crew of The Walking Dead have paid their dues and then some, and now they're getting a tip of the cap in return with seven nominations for the 41st Annual Saturn Awards.

Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Emily Kinney, Melissa McBride, Chandler Riggs, and Andrew J. West have all earned nominations, with the TV series itself receiving one as well. Also recognized in this year's nominations is Scream Factory's Nightbreed: The Director's Cut Blu-ray, NBC's Hannibal TV series, Only Lovers Left Alive, and many more.

Press Release - "The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films announces the »

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Neill Blomkamp Is Sad More People Don't Explode In 'Chappie' (Exclusive)

8 hours ago | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

In just three movies, South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp (who now lives in Canada, actually) has established himself as a science-fiction visionary, fearlessly taking audiences into the distant future while reminding them very much of the world in which they live. This can mean shining a light on refugee aliens in a derelict Johannesburg in "District 9" (an allegory for immigration and Apartheid, amongst other things) and making the gap between the wealthy and the poor a glittery technological gulf exemplified by a ritzy space station in the unfairly maligned "Elysium."

In his newest film, "Chappie," Blomkamp returns to Johannesburg to focus on a broken police robot who is given a new personality chip by an intrepid inventor (Dev Patel) and then promptly stolen by a couple of low level thugs, played by Ninja and Yolandi Visser from the South African rap-rock outfit Die Antwoord. Oh, and Hugh Jackman plays a cargo short-wearing Luddite. »

- Drew Taylor

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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Interstellar’ Lead Saturn Awards Noms

3 March 2015 5:51 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Anthony and Joe Russo’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” lead this year’s 41st Annual Saturn Awards nominations with 11 and 10, respectively, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films announced on Tuesday.

Marvel’s summer box office smash “Guardians of the Galaxy” followed close behind with nine nominations. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” followed with eight, and “Edge of Tomorrow” and “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” grabbed seven apiece.

Two of last year’s big television winners, “The Walking Dead” and “Hannibal,” lead the 2015 smallscreen noms with seven and six, respectively. “Continuum,” which airs on the Syfy channel and averages less than 1 million viewers, is the next most nominated show with four.

This year’s Saturn noms exemplify the eclectic groupings that have come to distinguish the awards. The fantasy film category, for example, includes “Birdman,” “The Grand »

- Seth Kelley

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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Interstellar’ Lead Saturn Awards Noms

3 March 2015 5:51 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Anthony and Joe Russo’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” lead this year’s 41st Annual Saturn Awards nominations with 11 and 10, respectively, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films announced on Tuesday.

Marvel’s summer box office smash “Guardians of the Galaxy” followed close behind with nine nominations. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” followed with eight, and “Edge of Tomorrow” and “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” grabbed seven apiece.

Two of last year’s big television winners, “The Walking Dead” and “Hannibal,” lead the 2015 smallscreen noms with seven and six, respectively. “Continuum,” which airs on the Syfy channel and averages less than 1 million viewers, is the next most nominated show with four.

This year’s Saturn noms exemplify the eclectic groupings that have come to distinguish the awards. The fantasy film category, for example, includes “Birdman,” “The Grand »

- Seth Kelley

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What's New in Blu-ray and DVD releases this month? (March 2015)

3 March 2015 5:06 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

This month on Blu-ray and DVD, Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey team for Interstellar, Peter Jackson.s second Tolkien trilogy concludes with The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, Katness starts to wrap up a franchise with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Steve Carrell establishes Foxcatcher, the enigma gets solved in The Imitation Game, Reese Witherspoon gets Wild, Meryl Streep goes Into The Woods, Angelina Jolie proves herself Unbroken, Night At The Museum: Secret Of The »

- Mathew Plale

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Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr Spock, dies at age of 83

27 February 2015 9:20 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83.

The actor and filmmaker, who rose to fame as Mr Spock in the Star Trek TV series and movies, died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife confirmed to The New York Times.

Nimoy revealed last year that he was suffering from the disease, caused by smoking in his younger years. He had been treated in hospital earlier this week.

Nimoy began his career in the early '50s teaching acting and appearing in B movies, such as 1952's Kid Monk Baroni, and TV roles. He also served in the United States Army in 1953.

In 1965, Nimoy played Mr Spock for the first time in the rejected Star Trek pilot 'The Cage'. He retained the role when the show was taken to series and portrayed the character on the small screen until 1969.

After success as Spock, Nimoy played Paris for two seasons »

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20 Actors That Were Almost Cast In The Lord Of The Rings

27 February 2015 1:33 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

New Line Cinema

As well as being a landmark achievement in filmmaking, Peter Jackson’s The Lord Of The Rings has a genuine claim to the title of Greatest Movie Trilogy Ever. Individually, each movie is brilliant in its own right but together they created a critically-acclaimed cultural phenomenon, and the series will no doubt be essential viewing for cinema fans for generations to come.

In amongst the cutting edge-visual effects, pioneering motion capture work and stunning production design that became hallmarks of the series, one of the trilogy’s strongest aspects is in its casting. Opting against including any A-list names, the production instead chose actors that could embody Tolkien’s characters and grow into their roles over the course of three movies.

The approach paid huge dividends as the likes of Viggo Mortensen’s Aragorn, Ian McKellen’s Gandalf and Andy Serkis’ Gollum became cultural icons in their own right, »

- Scott Campbell

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'The Imitation Game' leads 2015 Empire Awards nominations

25 February 2015 7:15 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It may have turned out only one Academy Award on Oscar night but Morten Tyldum's "The Imitation Game" led the way with nominations from the Jameson Empire Awards. The Alan Turing biopic landed six mentions, including Best Film and Best Actor, Benedict Cumberbatch. It's joined in the top category by fellow Best Picture Oscar nominee "Boyhood" as well as "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" and "Interstellar." If you're eager to make your voice heard, you can vote right over here. Check out the full list of nominees below. Winners will be unveiled on March 29. More at The Circuit. Best Film "Boyhood" "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" "The Imitation Game" "Interstellar" Best Director Richard Linklater, "Boyhood" Matt Reeves, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" Peter Jackson, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies »

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Neill Blomkamp on Developing 'Alien' with Sigourney Weaver

25 February 2015 10:30 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One of the most surprising stories in 2015 so far is the sudden emergence of a new Alien Sequel from director Neill Blomkamp, which original Alien director Ridley Scott will produce for 20th Century Fox. The filmmaker has largely stayed away from developing projects with major studios, after he was supposed to direct a big-budget adaptation of Halo for producer Peter Jackson and 20th Century Fox. The project ultimately fell apart over creative differences with the studio, leading Neill Blomkamp to develop his first feature District 9 on his own, which would go on to earn a Best Picture nomination. He went on to direct two more sci-fi adventures, Elysium and Chappie, although he turned down several opportunities to board big-budget franchises as well, that is, until this Alien Sequel.

Entertainment Weekly recently spoke with Neill Blomkamp about how his Alien movie came about. While the director reveals that this idea »

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Neill Blomkamp on Developing 'Alien' with Sigourney Weaver

25 February 2015 10:30 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

One of the most surprising stories in 2015 so far is the sudden emergence of a new Alien Sequel from director Neill Blomkamp, which original Alien director Ridley Scott will produce for 20th Century Fox. The filmmaker has largely stayed away from developing projects with major studios, after he was supposed to direct a big-budget adaptation of Halo for producer Peter Jackson and 20th Century Fox. The project ultimately fell apart over creative differences with the studio, leading Neill Blomkamp to develop his first feature District 9 on his own, which would go on to earn a Best Picture nomination. He went on to direct two more sci-fi adventures, Elysium and Chappie, although he turned down several opportunities to board big-budget franchises as well, that is, until this Alien Sequel.

Entertainment Weekly recently spoke with Neill Blomkamp about how his Alien movie came about. While the director reveals that this idea »

- MovieWeb

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Imitation Game leads Empire Awards nominations

24 February 2015 9:50 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Benedict Cumberbatch drama leads the pack with six nominations.

The Imitation Game, the codebreaking war drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch, leads this year’s Empire Awards with six nominations.

The winners of the awards are chosen by readers of the UK film magazine, with blockbusters ranked alongside indie hits. The Best Film category includes Boyhood, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Imitation Game and Interstellar.

James Nesbitt will host this year’s ceremony in London on March 29.

The Jameson Empire Awards 2015 Nominations In Full

Best Newcomer — Male

Ellar Coltrane (Boyhood)Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service)Daniel Huttlestone (Into The Woods)Jack O’Connell (Unbroken)Dan Stevens (The Guest)

Best Newcomer — Female

Sophie Cookson (Kingsman: The Secret Service)Carrie Coon (Gone Girl)Essie Davis (The Babadook)Karen Gillan (Guardians Of The Galaxy/Oculus)Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle)

Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy presented by MediCinema

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- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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‘The Imitation Game’ Leads Race for Empire Awards

24 February 2015 1:37 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — “The Imitation Game” leads the race for the Jameson Empire Awards, which is voted for by readers of film magazine Empire, with six nominations.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service” follow with four nominations each. “Boyhood,” “Gone Girl,” “The Theory of Everything” and “Interstellar” were all short-listed in three categories.

Five films have been short-listed in both the film and director categories: “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” “Boyhood,” “Interstellar,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and “The Imitation Game.”

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on March 29.

The Jameson Empire Awards Nominations

Film

Boyhood

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Imitation Game

Interstellar

Director

Peter Jackson (“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”)

Richard Linklater (“Boyhood”)

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The Imitation Game leads Empire Awards 2015 nominations

24 February 2015 1:01 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Imitation Game leads the nominations at this year's Jameson Empire Awards.

The Alan Turing drama is up for a total of six gongs, followed by Kingsman: The Secret Service, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies with four nods each.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Andy Serkis and Richard Armitage will also contest Best Actor alongside American Sniper's Bradley Cooper and The Theory of Everything's Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne.

Academy Award nominees Keira Knightley, Felicity Jones and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) are joined by Emily Blunt (Edge of Tomorrow) and Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina) in the Best Actress field.

There are also multiple nominations for Interstellar and Boyhood, with both Christopher Nolan and Richard Linklater on the Best Director shortlist opposite Peter Jackson, Morten Tyldum and Matt Reeves.

James Nesbitt will return to host the 2015 Jameson Empire Awards, which take place on Sunday, »

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Steven Spielberg Has Been Thanked More Than God in Oscar Acceptance Speeches

21 February 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Who is thanked the most in Oscar acceptance speeches? Vocativ tallied the numbers, and Steven Spielberg came out on top with 42 mentions. This makes sense if you stop to think about how his films produce a high yield in the technical categories. In fact, the rest of the top ten followed a similar suit with directors and producers of effects-heavy films tending to do well, like George Lucas, James Cameron, Peter Jackson, and Fran Walsh. Here's the full list: 1. Steven Spielberg (42) 2. Harvey Weinstein (34) 3. James Cameron (28) 4. George Lucas (23) 5. Peter Jackson (22) 6. God (19) 7. Fran Walsh (18) 8. Sheila Nevins (17) 9. Francis Ford Coppola, Barrie Osborne (16) 10. Martin Scorsese, Saul Zaentz (15) »

- E. Alex Jung

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Oscars 2015: Fast Facts and Stats

20 February 2015 8:04 AM, PST | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

By Anjelica Oswald

Managing Editor 

The Oscars are almost here.

In anticipation of the 87th Academy Awards on Feb. 22, here is a breakdown of some fast facts and statistics we’ve gathered. Click the links below for more information:

Best Picture

Of the 86 films to win best picture, 36 (42 percent) have won without procuring a single Oscar in the acting categories. Only one film has ever won the DGA, SAG and PGA Awards and not gone on to win the best picture Oscar, and that was Apollo 13 19 years ago. Four of the past 14 best picture winners are based on actual people and events, two of which won last year and the year before, and three others were inspired by real events. Birdman joins a number of Oscar-nominated films that center on performers or feature performance elements. Selma is the 15th race-related film to land a best picture nomination.

Directing

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Kill Me Three Times Red Band Trailer Shoots In

19 February 2015 9:15 AM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

You might think that Hot Fuzz would have taught Simon Pegg to watch out for knife-inflicted hand wounds, especially since he was on the receiving end of a blade from a mad Santa Claus played by Peter Jackson. But no, he’s still susceptible if the evidence from this first, red band trailer for comic thriller Kill Me Three Times is any indication, which has arrived bearing lashings of violence and lots of swearing.Pegg plays Charlie Wolfe, a mercurial assassin hired to take out a beautiful woman (Alice Braga) in a sun-baked surfing town. But he soon discovers that he’s not the only person trying to kill her and he’s quickly entangled in three strange tales of murder, blackmail and revenge. There’s Sullivan Stapleton as a gambling addict who is looking to score a hefty pay-out to settle his debts through a risky life insurance scam, »

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Blu-ray 3D Bound with Late March Release Date

18 February 2015 10:50 AM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

The third and final Hobbit film is just around the corner from its home video debut as Warner Home Video has announced The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD release date is March 24, 2015. The Digital HD version will not arrive earlier than its disc-based companion versions.

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was a worldwide sensation when it released theatrically this past December to wrap up The Hobbit film series and simultaneously complete Jackson's six-film Middle-earth series. The film has earned over $951 million at the worldwide box office and is making a final push toward crossing the $1 billion mark.

Ian McKellen returns as Gandalf the Grey, with Martin Freeman in the central role of Bilbo Baggins, and Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield. Comprising the world renowned ensemble cast are Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, »

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The Battle of the Five Armies Comes Home in March

17 February 2015 4:29 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The finale in Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy, The Battle of the Five Armies, hit theaters just in time for the holidays and now Warner Bros. has announced it's coming to blu-ray in March so fans can re-live the action as many times as they want.  Come inside to see when you can bring the film home, and what special features it's coming with.  

If you can't wait for the upcoming Extended Edition of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (which we all know is coming), then you're in luck, as Warner Bros. has announced you can take home the theatrical blu-ray on March 24th.  Check out all the details according to their press release: 

The adventures of Bilbo Baggins come to an epic conclusion in “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), arriving onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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'Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies' DVD & Blu-ray Coming in March

17 February 2015 11:49 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The adventures of Bilbo Baggins come to an epic conclusion in The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), arriving onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on March 24 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

In The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, Ian McKellen returns as Gandalf the Grey, with Martin Freeman in the central role of Bilbo Baggins, and Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield. The international ensemble cast is led by Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Lee Pace, Benedict Cumberbatch, Billy Connolly, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Aidan Turner, Dean O'Gorman, Graham McTavish, Stephen Fry and Ryan Cage. The film also stars Cate Blanchett, »

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies hits Blu-ray on March 24th

17 February 2015 7:23 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

For those of you looking to complete your trilogy at home, Warner Bros has officially announced the release of The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies is slated to hit the premium format alongside DVD and Digital HD on March 24th. Outside of the inevitable deluxe edition closer to Christmas. this will be the final Middle-Earth film from Peter Jackson to debut on home video. The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies will be released on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack for $44.95, Blu-ray Combo Pack »

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