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Chris Pratt hosts tonight's 'Saturday Night Live' premiere: Talk about it here!

27 September 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Saturday Night Live comes back tonight? Honestly, thanks to a hiatus filled with casting announcements and Update shakeups and meticulous analysis of the show’s history (not to mention Live from New York’s rerelease), it sort of feels like it never left. (Just me?)

Which doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be champing at the bit for tonight’s 40th season premiere—a sure-to-be splashy episode featuring a leaner, meaner cast, an all-new pair at the Weekend Update desk, and a host with potential to immediately join the list of greats. Maybe it’d be best to go over »

- Hillary Busis

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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow 10 years on: A ground-breaking blockbuster

27 September 2014 2:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

It's 1994, and aspiring filmmaker Kerry Conran sits down with his Macintosh IIci to begin work on a short film that's a throwback to the buccaneering adventure serials of the '30s and '40s. In those post-Jurassic Park days, computer-generated visual effects technology was still in its infancy, but Conran, a former CalArts student, saw the potential to tell a story he'd dreamed about. After four years of painstaking work with blue screen and his already-obsolete Mac, he fashioned a black and white teaser trailer for The World of Tomorrow.

Alongside Conran for the entirety of the journey was his brother Kevin Conran, who served as production and costume designer on both the short and eventual feature film. Speaking to Digital Spy from his home in California, Kevin recalled the lightbulb moment when his brother first pitched him the idea.

"At the time I was working as a freelance »

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Made in Chelsea: New York - Who's been a bad bloke? 22 best bits

15 September 2014 11:19 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

We can't believe it's already over! We still have Stars and Stripes bunting in our living room and pretzels in the oven, but the Made in Chelsea trip to New York is now at an end (and no, we're not happy about it). Luckily, it went out in style with a shock hook-up, more Stevie romance drama (who would have guessed?) and plenty of other bits too. Read on for our 22 best bits...

1. The moment when... Lucy took a huge dog for a walk (or rather, he took her for a walk).

Why does Lucy have a dog? We don't know. All we know is that it's strong and it's called Meatloaf. Meatloaf. We want to gobble him up.

2. The moment when... Sam tucked into a giant ice cream sundae.

Eight scoops. Cheesecake underneath. Sauces. The sundae of kings! Sam tucked in ("I really wouldn't do that mate," Louise warned »

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'Finding Dory' meets 'The Wire'? It could happen

11 September 2014 5:18 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Stringer Bell and Jimmy McNulty might be sharing the screen again, sort of. But instead of confronting each other on the mean streets of Baltimore, they’ll be taking to the sea.

Wire alums Idris Elba and Dominic West are reportedly lending their voices to Finding Dory, Disney and Pixar’s followup to Finding Nemo. West revealed the news in an interview with ShortList magazine this week.

“I saw Idris recently,” West said in the interview. “We’re both in the sequel to Finding Nemo, so we were recording that.” Elba is also voicing the role of Shere Khan in Disney’s The Jungle Book, »

- Lindsey Bahr

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Dominic West And Idris Elba On For Finding Dory

11 September 2014 4:37 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

We already know that Idris Elba will be lending his distinctive vocals to Shere Khan in Jon Favreau’s Jungle Book. But according to his former Wire co-star Dominic West, he’ll also be working on Pixar’s sequel to Finding Nemo, Finding Dory.Talking to Shortlist, West revealed that he’s in regular contact with several of the actors from the much-praised HBO series and that he and Elba are both performing voice duties on Dory. We hope they've met around a microphone once or twice in the course of their work, and exchanged some chat in flawless Baltimore accents.Finding Dory, of course, will act as the follow-up to the company’s 2003 smash hit and explores Ellen DeGeneres’ character and her family. Eugene Levy and Diane Keaton are set as her parents, Charlie and Jenny, while Ty Burrell is comic whale sidekick Bailey. Oh! Oh! We speak Whale! »

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'Finding Dory' Reunites 'Wire' Stars Idris Elba and Dominic West

11 September 2014 12:10 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While fans keep waiting for The Wire reunion to happen, series stars Idris Elba and Dominic West are set to "reunite" on the big screen in a much different way. Dominic West revealed in a recent interview that both he and Idris Elba are voicing characters in the Pixar animated sequel Finding Dory.

Here's what Dominic West had to say in a recent interview with ShortList, where he confirmed the casting.

"I saw Idris recently. We're both in the sequel to Finding Nemo, so we were recording that. I'm in pretty regular contact with a lot of guys from The Wire - a lot of them are godparents to my kids, so I love them dearly."

No details were given regarding the characters both Idris Elba and Dominic West are voicing in the animated sequel, but they join a cast that includes Finding Nemo stars Ellen DeGeneres (Dory), Albert Brooks »

- MovieWeb

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Good News Kids, Your Favorite 'Wire' Characters Are Coming to 'Finding Dory'

11 September 2014 3:33 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

One of our most anticipated movies of 2016 is undoubtedly "Finding Dory," Pixar's sequel to their beloved underwater adventure "Finding Nemo" (which was released way back in 2003). While details on the animated movie are scarce (we were at a party with the producer a few months ago and couldn't even squeeze anything out of her), it obviously concerns Dory, the forgetful fish played by Ellen DeGeneres and features returning cast members Albert Brooks and Willem Dafoe (and, as revealed at D23 last year, Ty Burrell plays a Beluga whale). But some new casting news has dropped, and it should make all those little kids who are fans of cultish HBO series very happy.

Dominic West, who played the hardened, alcoholic detective McNulty on the freakishly adored HBO series "The Wire" recently revealed to The Shortlist (via Film Divider) that both he and Idris Elba, who played ruthless gang enforcer Stringer Bell, »

- Drew Taylor

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Finding Nemo('s back to school excitement)

5 September 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Hello all, Manuel here finding ways of getting pumped for my 25th year as a student this fall (please don’t do the math); and what better way to do so than to see it through the clown-fish colored eyes of Nemo, whose excitement for his first day of school cannot be matched?

One of the joys of Andrew Stanton’s gorgeous 2003 Academy Award winning Finding Nemo is the way it builds a productive tension between the wide-eyed wonder of Nemo and Dory, and the dry cynicism of Marlin and Gill. It’s no surprise the gleeful abandon of Crush (voiced by Stanton himself!) when dealing with his own adventurous son is what propels Marlin’s attitude change that finally leads him to P. Sherman 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney. But before all of that, Stanton establishes Nemo’s excitement and curiosity in that first scene when we meet him as he gets ready for school. »

- Manuel Betancourt

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London Film Festival 2014: full line-up

3 September 2014 5:25 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Browse all the sections of the 58th London Film Festival (Oct 8-18) including the galas, competition titles and individual sections.

Alphabetical list of titles by section including feature premiere status

Wp = Wp

Ep = European Premiere

IP = International Premiere

UK = UK Premiere

Opening Night

The Imitation Game (UK-us)

dir. Morten Tyldum

Closing Night

Fury (Us)

dir. David Ayer

GalasTitlePremFoxcatcher (Us)

dir. Bennett MillerUKWhiplash (Us)

dir. Damien ChazelleUKMen, Women And Children (Us)

dir. Jason ReitmanEPWild (Us)

dir. Jean-Marc ValleeEPTestament Of Youth (UK)

dir. James KentWPMr. Turner (UK)

dir. Mike LeighUKThe Battles Of Coronel And Falkland Islands (UK)

dir. Walter Summers Rosewater (Us)

dir. Jon StewartEPMommy (Can)

dir. Xavier DolanUKA Little Chaos (UK)

dir. Alan RickmanEPWild Tales (Arg)

dir. Damián SzifrónUKThe Salvation (Den)

dir. Kristian Levring The White Haired Witch Of Lunar Kingdom (Chi)

dir. Jacob CheungIPWinter Sleep (Tur)

dir. Nuri Bilge CeylanUKBjork: Biophilia Live (UK)

dir. Nick Fenton, Peter StricklandUKSong Of The Sea (Ire)

dir. Tomm MooreEPOfficial »

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Everything wrong with untouchable children's movie classic 'Toy Story'

28 August 2014 2:12 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"Toy Story" is no stranger to criticism and/or obsessive attempts to parse exactly what Andy's home life is like. Maybe Andy's parents are going through a divorce. Or maybe it's really just a kid friendly "Walking Dead." But while fans were trying to piece together the unwritten history of Andy's family, they were overlooking some pretty obvious Cinema Sins. »

- Donna Dickens

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Here's Everything Wrong With 'Toy Story' in One Supercut (Video)

28 August 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

"Toy Story," Pixar's first feature, is a film beloved by millions, but it requires a lot of suspension of disbelief. That's where Cinema Sins (motto: "No movie is without sin") comes in.

In less than nine minutes, the site breaks down its many beefs with the animated classic, chief among them the fact that the toys are never caught talking and moving around, despite being pretty reckless. The video takes to task Andy's poor spelling and handwriting for his age, the creepy sexual innuendo between Woody and Bo, and the oh-so-convenient fact that Andy always seems to leave his bedroom door closed when he leaves, allowing the toys to do whatever they want without anyone seeing them.

As for the film's second act, when Woody and Buzz are discovered by devilish next door neighbor Sid, Cinema Sins finds it strange that the boy "just happens to be at the »

- Katie Roberts

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Get your first look at Riley from Pixar's 'Inside Out'

27 August 2014 1:48 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

We've been hearing about Pixar's upcoming "Inside Out" -- one of two films being released by the studio next year -- for some time, but we haven't seen much from the film.  The film takes places inside the mind of a pre-teen girl named Riley, where her various emotions come to life via the voices of such funny people as Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Phyllis Smith and Amy Poehler. Pixar and Disney previously released an image depicting those characters inside her head, but below is our first look at Riley's exterior; she looks like a Pixar kid. Maybe she's Andy's cousin? Here's the full image: "Inside Out" was directed by Pixar vet Pete Docter ("Up," "Monsters Inc."). "Inside Out" opens June 19, 2015. »

- Dave Lewis

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Understanding Plot Holes – Misdiagnosis & Bad Lexicon

17 August 2014 4:56 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

We’ve all been there. A group of friends or perhaps colleagues, at a bar around the block from a cinema or in your office rec room, chewing the cud about movies. One particular film comes up in the discussion, most likely a big release. Conversation turns to debate, since one of your group loves said picture and another loathes it. The more the fan sings its praises, the stauncher the naysayer’s protest becomes. With debate coming close to evolving into an argument, the critic goes for the home run strike by throwing out the gamechanging claim. “It’s full of plot holes” they declare.

Sometimes the fan will be silenced, the other members of the group may nod in agreement or realization. The idea has been planted in their heads, and they would have to go watch the film to disprove the critic. Even if they did, they »

- Scott Patterson

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True Blood, Ep. 7.07, “May Be the Last Time” is the season’s weakest ep

4 August 2014 9:17 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

True Blood, Season 7, Episode 7, “May Be the Last Time”

Written by Craig Chester

Directed by Simon Jayes

Airs Sundays at 9pm Est on HBO

On this week’s True Blood, Sookie seeks fairy assistance to cure Bill, Pam and Eric question Amber, Andy and Holly search for their missing children, and Hoyt returns to Bon Temps.

True Blood‘s final season has been excellent thus far–the writing’s tight, the story line’s are cohesive even when they branch in various directions, and the acting’s been lovely. After so many solid episodes, there was bound to be a dud–”May Be the Last Time” is, arguably, the weakest contribution to the series’s final season.

Up until now, the action and the emotional resonance have been evenly-balanced; for every Hep-v vampire attack, there were a handful of character moments showing just how affected the townspeople were by the tragedy. »

- Ashley Laggan

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Snow White Prequel (Stupidly) Drops Snow White, Gets New Title and Release Date

31 July 2014 4:00 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

‘The Huntsman’ release date announced as ‘Snow White and the Huntsman 2′ drops Snow White aka Kristen Stewart (photo: Chris Hemsworth in ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’) Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman 2 has a new title, as the "sequel" to Rupert Sanders’ 2012 fantasy adventure Snow White and the Huntsman is scheduled to arrive on screens in 2016 without Snow White — played by Kristen Stewart as an armor-clad Joan of Arc-ish heroine (minus the burning at the stake) in the original film. So, Snow White and the Huntsman 2 has now been renamed The Huntsman. Now, does it sound idiotic to drop Snow White from what was purportedly going to be a Snow White movie sequel? Well, it does — and that’s because it is. So, instead of calling Snow White and the Huntsman 2, or rather, The Huntsman, a "sequel," the film is now being referred to as a "spin-off" — or, to be more precise, »

- Zac Gille

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Snow White Spin-Off Gets New Title, Release Date - But (Stupidly) Lacks Snow White and Stewart

31 July 2014 3:59 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

‘The Huntsman’ release date announced as ‘Snow White and the Huntsman 2′ drops Snow White aka Kristen Stewart (photo: Chris Hemsworth in ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’) Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman 2 has a new title, as the "sequel" to Rupert Sanders’ 2012 fantasy adventure Snow White and the Huntsman is scheduled to arrive on screens in 2016 without Snow White — played by Kristen Stewart as an armor-clad Joan of Arc-ish heroine (minus the burning at the stake) in the original film. So, Snow White and the Huntsman 2 has now been renamed The Huntsman. Now, does it sound idiotic to drop Snow White from what was purportedly going to be a Snow White movie sequel? Well, it does — and that’s because it is. So, instead of calling Snow White and the Huntsman 2, or rather, The Huntsman, a "sequel," the film is now being referred to as a "spin-off" — or, to be more precise, »

- Zac Gille

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True Blood Recap: The Waiting Game

27 July 2014 7:10 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

“Waiting sucks” took on a whole new meaning during Sunday’s True Blood, as Sookie was forced to sweat out the results of her Hep-v blood test. Is she responsible for inadvertently sentencing Bill to death?

Related True Blood @ Comic-Con: Ep Hints at Bill-Sookie Reunion in Series Finale

Sadly, the answer is yes; after the midnight assault on Fangtasia, when those H-Vamps exploded all over Sookie, she contracted the Hep-v virus and passed it along to Bill during their feedings. Even though it was obvious her test results would come back positive, it was heartbreaking watching Sookie wait for the news, »

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'True Blood' Recap: Eric And Pam Go After Sarah Newlin, Andy Proposes To Holly

20 July 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Eric and Pam track down Sarah Newlin and Jessica catches James cheating on her with Lafayette in True Blood’s “Return to Oz.”

After last week’s war at Fangtasia, things are setting down in Bon Temps. Arlene (Carrie Preston), Holly (Lauren Bowles), Nicole (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and Jane are safe at home, and the Hep-v vamps plaguing the town seem to be gone for the time being. Now, it’s time for Eric (Alexander Skarsgard) and Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) to start their hunt for Sarah Newlin (Anna Camp).

Eric And Pam Follow Sarah Newlin To Dallas

After releasing Willa (Amelia Rose Blaire) as her maker, Eric and Pam follow a lead Willa gave them in exchange for her freedom. When she was living with her father and Sarah, Willa once overheard her stepmother talking on the phone to her vampire sister in Dallas. After giving Ginger (Tara Buck) an unceremonious goodbye, »

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Mistresses Preview: Has Savi Found a New Pal in 'Toni Taut and Tanned'?

18 July 2014 8:01 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Savi’s office-mate Toni Tumbling Out of Her V-Neck (™) extends an olive branch — in the form of a box of tissues — on this week’s Mistresses (10/9c on ABC).

Related Mistresses Recap: You Deserve a Break(-Up) Today

But as the following exclusive preview clip shows, our protagonist attorney is shrewd enough to read the treachery between the lines. Oh, yeah, the “maybe one day we could even be friends” part sounds just fine, but what was that casual aside about “looking through some of your old cases”?

Related Mistresses Preview: EPs Talk Reckless Savi, ‘Confusing’ Connection for Joss-Harry »

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Why Andy Serkis deserves an Oscar nomination for Planet of the Apes

17 July 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

It's the 1969 Academy Awards, and Walter Matthau and a tuxedo-clad chimp present John Chambers with an honorary Oscar for his work on Planet of the Apes. Viewed in retrospect it's one of the more surreal presentations in the ceremony's history, but this was something of a landmark event for the industry. It was only the second time the Academy had dished out a prize to make-up artists (William J Tuttle won four years earlier for 7 Faces of Dr Lao), and it highlighted the growing importance of Hollywood's backstage creative artists.

Fast-forward 45 years and prosthetics are giving way to digital pixels - for characters that require a complexity of movement and expression, performance capture technology gives a director the scope to execute their vision by marrying an actor's performance with visual effects. In its basic form, the actor will strap on a bodysuit that's wired up to a computer. All their »

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