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Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen ring in 2014 early and with style

31 December 2013 12:30 PM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

Why wait until midnight to celebrate a brand new year? Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are ending their 2013 the way they've spent most of the year: hanging out and having a good time together.

Stewart, the former "Star Trek: The Next Generation" star, tweeted the final photo of the year documenting his bromance with McKellen, and it ranks right up there with some of their best. The two even shelled out for fancy-looking 2014 sunglasses, though it sort of looks like they say 2004.

If there's one hope everyone should have for the new year, it's that Stewart and McKellen continue to be buddies, having adventures around New York City, because the world might not be able to take it if these photos stop. »

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Briefs: The “Hustling” Season Premiere, Looking Back On An Historic Lgbt Year, And Dame Angela Lansbury

31 December 2013 12:00 PM, PST | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

Birthday shoutouts go to Joey McIntyre (above), who is 41, Val Kilmer is 54, Bebe Neuwirth is 55, Ben Kingsley is 70, and Anthony Hopkins is 76.

Angela Lansbury has been named a Dame. What the hell took so long?

Out‘s Year In Photos.

Rose Parade Gay Wedding Will Take Place Despite Protest

Don Lemon on Phil Robertson, and Robin Roberts‘ coming out.

ABC News looks at an historic year in Lgbt history

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Kathy Griffin talks about tomorrow night’s appearance on Kirstie.

Below you can see the third (and final) Season Premiere of web series Hustling, about a porn star who turns 40, and re-examines his life. And if you’re into binge-watching, the next three episodes were also released today.

And here’s The Weekly ShoutOUT™. Each week we’re going to focus on one out athlete/performer and feature a daily pic and career timeline. We’ll be showcasing the big names, »

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Is the Most Pirated Movie of 2013

31 December 2013 10:13 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

At this time of year, there are always numerous Top 10 lists from various critics, announcing what their favorites of the past 12 months are. However, there is one Top 10 that no movie wants to be on, the Most Pirated Films of the Year list. Torrent Freak has compiled the data from BitTorrent networks, revealing that Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has been pirated the most out of any film this year with 8.4 million downloads. Check out the Top 10, which includes the number of downloads and worldwide box office figures.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - 8,400,000 downloads - $1,017,003,568 worldwide grossDjango Unchained - 8,100,000 downloads- $425,368,238 worldwide grossFast & Furious 6 - 7,900,000 downloads - $788,679,850 worldwide grossIron Man 3 - 7,600,000 downloads - $1,215,439,994 worldwide grossSilver Linings Playbook - 7,500,000 downloads - $236,412,453 worldwide grossStar Trek Into Darkness - 7,400,000 downloads - $467,365,246 worldwide grossGangster Squad - 7,200,000 downloads - $105,200,903 worldwide grossNow You See Me - 7,000,000 downloads - $351,723,989 worldwide grossThe Hangover Part »

- MovieWeb

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Behind-the-scenes images from X-Men: Days of Future Past and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

31 December 2013 1:16 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thanks to Empire magazine, we've got a couple of behind-the-scenes images from two of 20th Century Fox's big summer 2014 offerings in the sequels X-Men: Days of Future Past and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. First up is a still from Bryan Singer's latest X-Men adventure, which sees the director joined by James McAvoy (Professor X), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Michael Fassbender (Magneto) and Hugh Jackman (Wolverine)...

And next up, a shot of the returning Andy Serkis in motion capture gear as Caesar from Matt Reeves' follow-up to the 2011 reboot Rise of the Planet of the Apes...

X-Men: Days of Future Past is set for release on May 23rd 2014 with a cast that also includes Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Lucas Till, Halle Berry, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Daniel Cudmore, Evan Peters, Omar Sy, Booboo Stewart, Fan Binbing, Adam Canto, Josh Helman and Peter Dinklage, while Dawn of the Planet of the Apes »

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Top 15 Movies of This Past Year: Do Audiences Really Want Original, Quality Stories?

30 December 2013 5:47 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Top box office movies of 2013: If you make original, quality films… (photo: Sandra Bullock has two movies among the top 15 box office hits of 2013; Bullock is seen here in ‘The Heat,’ with Melissa McCarthy) (See previous post: “2013 Box Office Record? History is Remade If a Few ‘Minor Details’ Ignored.”) As further evidence that moviegoers want original, quality entertainment, below you’ll find a list of the top 15 movies at the domestic box office in 2013 — nine of which are sequels or reboots (ten if you include Oz the Great and Powerful), and more than half of which are 3D releases. Disney and Warner Bros. were the two top studios in 2013. Disney has five movies among the top 15; Warners has three. With the exception of the sleeper blockbuster Gravity, which, however dumbed down, targeted a more mature audience, every single one of the titles below were aimed either at teenagers/very, »

- Zac Gille

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Is 2013 Really About to Break Historical Box-Office Record? Think Again.

30 December 2013 4:48 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

2013 domestic box office record: History is made (once again) — if you pretend inflation doesn’t exist (photo: 2013 North American box office no. 1 movie, ‘Iron Man 3,’ with Robert Downey Jr.) Even though Will Ferrell’s comedy Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and the latest Martin Scorsese-Leonardo DiCaprio collaboration, The Wolf of Wall Street, have opened more modestly than expected, while the Justin Bieber concert movie Believe has been totally discredited, the 2013 Christmas and New Year’s season has been quite strong at the domestic box office. According to Variety, figures are up 10% compared to 2012, while the total 2013 box office tally up to December 29 is a mere $1.6 million lower than the $10.837 billion record set last year. Does this latest record-breaking box office news sound too good to be true? Well, perhaps that’s because it is (too good to be true). See, Thor and Loki and Bilbo and Katniss »

- Zac Gille

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New X Men,Days Of Future Past Bts Photo Shows Professor X,Wolverine & More 70′s Action

30 December 2013 12:58 PM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

New X Men,Days Of Future Past Bts photo shows Professor X,Wolverine & more 70's action. Recently, Empire Magazine dropped this new "behind the scenes" snap shot from the upcoming "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" set, featuring director Brian Singer, along with the younger 1970's versions of Professor Xavier, Magneto, Wolverine ,and Hank McCoy aka Beast. They look quite serious as they do some car posing action. The movie stars: Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page,and Shawn Ashmore. In the new flick, the ultimate X-Men ensemble will fight a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The beloved characters from the original "X-Men" film trilogy will join forces with their younger selves from "X-Men: First Class," in an epic battle that must change the past to save the future. It's scheduled to show »

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Stephen Colbert Cameo Revealed in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

30 December 2013 11:11 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in October 2012, we reported that The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert signed on for a cameo role in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, which is currently playing in theaters worldwide. An eagle-eyed Reddit user named Royal-Dump has found proof of this split-second appearance, where he plays a Laketown spy. Stephen Colbert's wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert and their sons Peter and John Colbert also had cameos in the scene. Take a look at the photo, along with a description of the scene from Royal-Dump.

"Okay, it's right as the dwarves are sneaking into Laketown. Bard's son stops them and says that there are spys watching the house. Shortly after it shows Bard and his Son walking alone and the camera pans to the right and shows Stephen looking at them and he turns his head and his eyepatch falls down."

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug was released December 13th, »

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New X-Men: Days of Future Past Behind-the-Scenes Cast Photo

30 December 2013 10:56 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Empire Magazine is featuring a story on X-Men: Days of Future Past in its upcoming 25th Anniversary issue, available on newsstands December 31. Included is this behind-the-scenes photo of director Bryan Singer standing alongside stars James McAvoy (Professor X) and Nicholas Hoult (Beast) while Michael Fassbender (Magneto) and Hugh Jackman look on from their car behind. Check out the cool Starsky and Hutch vibe being brought to this Mutant adventure's 70s fashion sense.

X-Men: Days of Future Past comes to theaters May 23rd, 2014 and stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman. The film is directed by Bryan Singer. »

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Ten Best: Movie Trilogies

30 December 2013 8:40 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

With the release of The Dark Knight Rises and the completion of the Dark Knight Trilogy it had me thinking of where it falls when compared to other classic trilogies. Trilogies used to be reserved for a select few, but now everything has a trilogy. I mean Step Up had a trilogy…until they made another movie and now it’s a quadrilogy. To be fair there is a lot of plot in that series so four movies were absolutely necessary. In fact I’m quite surprised Step Up Revolutions wasn’t split up into two parts. That’s not to say that there aren’t any great ones out there, because there are quite a few and I hope to point out some of those today. I created a list of what I think are the best trilogies ever made. I considered a few things when making this list. »

- Dan Clark

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New X-Men: Days of Future Past, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Exodus Photos

30 December 2013 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

They released four new photos from Captain America: The Winter Soldier earlier today, and now Empire have debuted new behind-the-scenes shots from X-Men: Days of Future Past and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes , as well as the first photo of Christian Bale in Exodus . X-Men: Days of Future Past , directed by Bryan Singer, opens on May 23, 2014 and stars Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Halley Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore, Peter Dinklage, Omar Sy, Daniel Cudmore, Fan Bingbing, Boo Boo Stewart, Adan Canto, Evan Peters, Josh Helman and Lucas Till. Sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is directed by Matt Reeves and stars Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri »

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New Behind-The-Scenes Image From X-men: Days Of Future Past Released

30 December 2013 1:38 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-men: Days Of Future Past. The beloved characters from the original "X-Men" film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from "X-Men: First Class," in an epic battle that must change the past -- to save our future. Starring: Hugh Jackman as Wolverine James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart as Professor X Michael Fassbender and Ian McKellen as Magneto Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique Halle Berry as Storm Ellen Page as Kitty Pryde Peter Dinklage as Bolivar Trask Nicholas Hoult as Beast Shawn Ashmore as Iceman Omar Sy as Bishop Daniel Cudmore as Colossus Booboo Stewart as Warpath Fan Bingbing as Blink Adan Canto as Sunspot Evan Peters as Quicksilver Josh Helman as William Stryker Lucas Till as Havok Release Date: May 23rd, 2014 »

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Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Image From X-Men: Days Of Future Past

30 December 2013 1:00 AM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Were you worried that X-Men: Days Of Future Past would be less groovy than its predecessor, X-Men: First Class, after swapping the swingin' '60s for the '70s? Worry no more! This exclusive new behind-the-scenes image from the new issue of Empire (out Tuesday, December 31) proves that the principal cast, and director Bryan Singer, are styling as hard as ever in their Starsky & Hutch-style threads.This film, as you must know by now, sees a story split between a post-apocalyptic future where mutants are hunted and killed by robots called Sentinels, and a 1970s past where they might just be able to turn the tide. Professor X (Patrick Stewart) and Magneto (Ian McKellen) team up to send Wolverine's (Hugh Jackman) consciousness back in time to his younger self to unite their younger selves (James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender, respectively) and change the course of history. Easy!The film also stars, »

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug passes half a billion at the global box office

28 December 2013 4:55 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having topped the box office charts around the world over Christmas, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has now crossed the $500 million mark, with Peter Jackson's fifth foray into Middle-earth having earned $160 million in North America and $340 million from international markets as of Thursday.

The Desolation of Smaug is the eleventh film to reach the half billion mark this year, with Marvel's Iron Man 3 leading the pack as the highest-grossing release of 2013, having pulled in $1.215 billion, making it the fifth biggest film of all time.

The first chapter of Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey amassed a healthy $1.017 billion when it arrived in cinemas last December while The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King still holds the Middle-earth crown with $1.119 billion back in 2003.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is directed by Peter Jackson and stars Martin Freeman (Bilbo Baggins »

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Jackson's Hobbit Sequel: Second 2013 Release to Top North American Chart Three Weekends in a Row? (Third If Four-Day Weekends Included)

27 December 2013 10:59 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

‘The Hobbit 2′ weekend box office: Third 2013 movie to top domestic box office chart three consecutive weekends (photo: Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’) Two weekends ago, Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opened way below expectations in the United States and Canada; yet, The Hobbit 2 is hanging in there. Chiefly because Will Ferrell’s Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues underperformed on its domestic debut, The Hobbit 2 topped the North American box office last weekend. Chiefly because Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio’s collaboration The Wolf of Wall Street debuted with less than $10 million, The Hobbit 2 topped the North American Christmas box office two days ago. And chiefly because there’s no strong competition out there, The Hobbit 2 is expected to top the North American box office once again this weekend, December 27-29, 2013 — the last weekend of the year. Budgeted at approximately »

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Crosses $500 Million Worldwide

27 December 2013 3:21 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug continues its climb up the worldwide box office, crossing $500 million globally. The film, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), has thus far grossed an estimated $160.5 million domestically and $343.5 million internationally, for a worldwide estimated total of $504 million and growing.

Moving into its third week in release, The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug continues to dominate the global box office, remaining the #1 film in U.S. and abroad. Internationally, the film has released in 61 territories, with key markets China and Japan set to open in the coming months.

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug is the second film in Oscar®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson’s epic “The Hobbit” Trilogy, based on the timeless novel by J.R.R. Tolkien. The first film, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” was released on December 14, 2012, and went on to become a billion dollar success at the worldwide box office. »

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Box Office: The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Passes $500 Million Worldwide

27 December 2013 11:04 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' crossed $500M worldwide after 2-week launch in 57 markets. Dom cume now $160M and int'l $340M.— Nikki Finke (@NikkiFinke) December 27, 2013 It was only five days ago that we reported the news that The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has reached $400 million, so expect to see it continue to dominate throughout January. How do you guys feel about this news? Be sure to sound off with your thoughts in the usual place! The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor. Starring: Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins Ian McKellen as »

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - Pemberley, Vicious, The Joy of Abba

27 December 2013 1:33 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Death Comes To Pemberley: BBC One, 9pm

Wickham's arrest leads to the cancellation of the ball, and Jane arrives to help quell Lydia and Mrs Bennet's hysterics. Darcy gradually begins to retreat into a version of his younger self, a change which threatens his marriage, and Elizabeth grows concerned after her husband declares that his sister Georgiana must marry for duty.

Vicious: ITV, 9pm

A festive edition of the comedy starring Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as a couple who have lived together in London for 50 years. Freddie and Stuart invite friends round for a Christmas Day celebration at their flat, where a game of truth or dare leads to unexpected revelations as young neighbour Ash struggles to manage in the kitchen.

The Joy of Abba: BBC Four, 9pm

Documentary exploring how pop legends Abba raised the bar for their music genre in the 1970s and early '80s. »

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Digital Spy's 20 must-watch movies for 2014 (10-1)

27 December 2013 1:30 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

You've heard our second-tier picks of what to watch on the big screen next year. Today, it's time to bring out the big guns.

From new franchise chapters for Katniss and Bilbo to awards frontrunners from the Coen brothers, Scorsese and Steve McQueen, here are Digital Spy's ten films to catch at all costs in the new year.

10. The Wolf of Wall Street

Released: January 17

Why you should see it: Why shouldn't you see it? Leonardo DiCaprio reunites with Martin Scorsese for a blackly comedic telling of the hedonistic rise and fall of stockbroker Jordan Belfort, who was ultimately jailed for fraud and money laundering. Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey and Jean Dujardin round out one of the year's most compelling supporting casts.

9. Veronica Mars

Released: March 14

Why you should see it: The first major film to get off the ground thanks to a Kickstarter campaign, Veronica Mars will see »

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Trailer Time: Doctor Who, Fleming, Jack Ryan, Sherlock And More

26 December 2013 2:11 PM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars - and amongst them, the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe. Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond takes a no holds barred look at Ian Fleming, the man behind the James Bond legend whose real life was as exciting, eventful and sexually charged as his famous creation. The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage »

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