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'The Angriest Man In Brooklyn' Featurette: In the Beginning | Exclusive

11 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, a new dramatic comedy starring Robin Williams and Mila Kunis, arrives on Blu-ray and DVD today. To celebrate, we have a new behind-the-scenes featurette that shows the filmmakers setting up the film's premise and how the story came to them as a remake of a European movie. Watch and learn more about this provocative new release before picking up The Angriest Man in Brooklyn at your local retailer today!

Iconic comedian and Academy Award-winning actor Robin Williams (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Good Will Hunting, 1997) stars in the heartfelt comedy The Angriest Man in Brooklyn coming to Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD July 22 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The Angriest Man in Brooklyn is currently available on Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View. Also starring Golden Globe nominee Mila Kunis (Black Swan, Ted), Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage (HBO's Game of »

- MovieWeb

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‘Pixels’ Video Game Characters Include Pac-Man and Donkey Kong [Updated]

14 hours ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The film Pixels stars a few humans that each enjoy a great deal of popularity. Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Josh Gad (The Book of Mormon, Frozen), Michelle Monaghan (True Detective), and Adam Sandler (all pictured above) must band together to defeat an unusual host of alien invaders. But those three actors might not truly be the stars […]

The post ‘Pixels’ Video Game Characters Include Pac-Man and Donkey Kong [Updated] appeared first on /Film. »

- Russ Fischer

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Pixels Logo Unveiled; Film Will Include Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Frogger, Space Invaders, and More

15 hours ago | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Unless it’s a drama (of which he has two on the horizon), it’s hard to get excited about an Adam Sandler movie these days.  That said, this might change with Sony’s upcoming action comedy Pixels.  Directed by Chris Columbus and based on the short film of the same name, the story revolves around a few 80s arcade game champions who are called upon to help defend earth from alien invaders who have misinterpreted our classic arcade games as a declaration of war.  Sandler stars alongside Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Monaghan, Brian Cox, and Kevin James as the President of the United States (I know), but today Sony has unveiled the official Pixels logo and revealed which recognizable video game characters will be popping up in the film.  It’s a hodge-podge of great game icons, from Pac-Man to Donkey Kong to Q*bert, and I’m »

- Adam Chitwood

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Video Game Characters Revealed in Pixels Movie

16 hours ago | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Last week, we got our first look at the main cast in the upcoming retro video game character invasion film Pixels. That cast consists of Peter Dinklage, Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, and Michelle Monaghan. The movie is based on a short film of the same name, and it has the potential to make for an incredibly entertaining feature film. 

Sony Pictures has announced the line-up of video games and characters that will be included in the movie, and it's actually really quite impressive. Below you'll find a press released with the story synopsis and the list of characters that you'll see in the movie:

In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (James) has to call on his childhood best friend, '80s video »

- Joey Paur

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News Bits: Pixels, Daredevil, Crowe, Ivan

20 hours ago | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Pixels

Sony Pictures Entertainment have announced that iconic video game characters Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders are all set to feature in Chris Columbus' new action comedy "Pixels" opening next May. The likes of Atari, Konami, Bandai Namco, Nintendo, Taito and Warner Brothers are teaming with the makers on the film.

Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox star in the story of a handful of washed up video game champions called into help when aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, so they've started attacking Earth using the games as models for their various assaults. [Source: Sony Pictures]

Daredevil

"Daredevil" showruner Steven S. DeKnight made an appearance on the "Guardians of the Galaxy" red carpet last night and spoke about the tone of the upcoming Netflix series:

"We're going for a very gritty, »

- Garth Franklin

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Pac-Man, Donkey Kong Among ’80s Video Game Icons to Appear in Adam Sandler’s ‘Pixels’

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

Disney has its “Wreck-It Ralph,” now Sony has “Pixels,” a family feature that includes characters from popular video games.

Just days before it presents the film at San Diego Comic-Con, Sony has revealed an impressive roster of icons from ’80s properties, including Pac-Man, Frogger and Donkey Kong, who will appear in the Adam Sandler comedy, directed by Chris Columbus.

Other properties set to appear in the movie include “Asteroids,” “Breakout,” “Centipede” and “Missile Command” from Atari Interactive; “Galaga” and “Dig-Dug” (Bandai Namco, who also owns “Pac-Man”); “Q*bert” (Columbia Pictures Industries); “Space Invaders” (Taito Corp); and “Joust,” “Defender,” “Robotron” and “Wizard of Wor” (Warner Bros. Interactive). Nintendo owns “Donkey Kong,” while Konami Digital Entertainment has “Frogger.”

“There would be no way to make the movie without these legendary characters,” Columbus said.

Based on a short film that had classic arcade characters invade New York City (see the original short below with Donkey Kong, »

- Marc Graser

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Adam Sandler's Pixels To Feature Donkey Kong, Pac Man, Other Video Game Icons

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

Adam Sandler's Pixels heads to the big screen next summer, centering on a group of geeks fighting an army of video game icons as they attack American cities. The film looks like it's going to rely on a major gimmick that's buoyed a lot of other recent films: licensing. Because, for the very first time . and you're not going to believe this . an Adam Sandler movie is going to be filled with corporate logos. How unexpected! Coming Soon brings us the news that Pixels has secured the involvement of several familiar video game characters from games like Frogger, Q*Bert, Galaga, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong. The movie will involve aliens who misinterpret the signals from arcade games and employ their avatars to engage upon a siege of the world. Only a team of video game nerds headed by Sandler, Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage and a pretty non-nerd played by »

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Sony Pictures Confirm Iconic Video Game Characters For Chris Columbus’ ‘Pixels’

22 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Taking on the Wreck-it Ralph route, Sony Pictures have confirmed that Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, Space Invaders and Centipede have joined the cast of their upcoming action-comedy Pixels. Set to star Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, it’s directed by Chris Columbus and released in the UK on May 27th, 2015.

In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (James) has to call on his childhood best friend, ’80s video game champion Sam Brenner (Sandler), now a home theatre installer, to lead a team of old-school arcaders (Dinklage and Gad) to defeat the aliens and save the planet, with Monaghan playing the team’s unique weapons specialist.

The action-comedy sees the return of Chris Columbus »

- Dan Bullock

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Asteroids, Pac-Man, Frogger, Q*bert, Donkey Kong, Space Invaders and more to feature in Sony’s Pixels

22 July 2014 1:07 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Last week we got our first look at Michelle Monaghan (Source Code), Adam Sandler (Grown Ups), Josh Gad (Frozen) and Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) in Chris Columbus’ (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone) upcoming film Pixels, which tells the story of a group of gamers fending off an invasion from aliens who have taken the form of various 80s video game characters. Well, Sony has now issued a press release which reveals just which video game characters we’ll be seeing in the action comedy and it reads like a who’s who of the arcade:

Atari® Interactive: (Asteroids, Breakout, Centipede and Missile Command) Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Frogger) Bandai Namco Games Inc. (Pac-man, Galaga, and Dig Dug) Nintendo (Donkey Kong) Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (Q*bert) Taito Corporation (Space Invaders) Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Joust, Defender, Robotron and Wizard of Wor)

“In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens »

- Gary Collinson

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Sony Releases Info on the New Film Pixels

21 July 2014 8:54 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Your favorite 8 bit characters are back in the movie Pixels by Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Pixels is based on the short film by Patrick Jean and can be seen below:

Sony released the following to the press concerning the new film:

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters – including Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Centipede®, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders – will be featured in the highly-anticipated action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus.  The film will be released on May 15, 2015.

In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults.  President Will Cooper (James) has to call on his childhood best friend, »

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Exclusive: Clip from The Angriest Man In Brooklyn Goes Behind the Scenes

21 July 2014 1:57 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Robin Williams is usually known as one of the funniest people in America, but soon, he’ll be known as angriest. “The Angriest Man In Brooklyn” will be released on Blu-ray plus Digital HD, DVD plus Digital and Digital HD July 22 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film, currently available on Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View, also stars Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage and Melissa Leo and is directed by “Field of Dreams” director Phil Alden Robinson from a screenplay by Daniel Taplitz. Here’s more about the film: “Some people have bad days. Henry Altmann (Williams) has one every day. Always unhappy and angry at the world including everyone in it, Henry  [ Read More ]

The post Exclusive: Clip from The Angriest Man In Brooklyn Goes Behind the Scenes appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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Pixels: Pac-Man, Donkey Kong & Many More Video Game Characters Announced

21 July 2014 12:06 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment have issued a press release for Pixels that includes the official cast of characters as well as the first synopsis. Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters – including Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Centipede®, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders – will be featured in the highly-anticipated action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus.  The film will be released on May 15, 2015. In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults.  President Will Cooper (James) has to call on his childhood best friend, '80s video game champion Sam Brenner (Sandler), now a home theater installer, to lead »

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Which 80s Video Game Icons Will Attack Adam Sandler in 'Pixels'?

21 July 2014 12:01 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

After a first look photo from the video game family adventure film Pixels arrived last week, we've got more news about the Columbia Pictures film from director Chris Columbus coming in 2015. As you know, the project starring Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, Kevin James, Peter Dinklage and Michelle Monaghan is based on a short film of the same name that follows an invasion of New York City by aliens in the form of 80s video game characters. However, due to the tricky licensing agreements, we weren't sure which video game characters were going to pop up in the film. Now the studio has revealed the video game invaders. Here's the list of video game companies and their games that will appear in the film: Atari® Interactive: (Asteroids, Breakout, Centipede and Missile Command) Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. (Frogger) Bandai Namco Games Inc. (Pac-man, Galaga and Dig Dug) Nintendo (Donkey Kong) Columbia Pictures Industries, »

- Ethan Anderton

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'Pixels' Unveils Its Lineup of Classic Video Game Characters

21 July 2014 11:57 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters - including Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Centipede&#174, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders - will be featured in the highly-anticipated action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus. The film will be released on May 15, 2015.

In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (Kevin James) has to call on his childhood best friend, '80s video game champion Sam Brenner (Adam Sandler), now a home theater installer, to lead a team of old-school arcaders (Josh Gad and Peter Dinklage) to defeat the aliens and save the planet. Michelle Monaghan »

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New DVD Blu-ray: 'Transcendence,' 'Sabotage,' 'Ginger Snaps'

21 July 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week

"Dom Hemingway"

What's It About? Jude Law dons impressive chops and gold teeth to play a sleazy

safecracker fresh out of jail. Dom took the fall without ratting out his boss (Demián Bichir), and now it's time to pay the piper. Richard E. Grant co-stars as his best friend, whom Dom enlists on his quest to get paid. Emilia Clarke (the mother of dragons!) plays Dom's estranged daughter, Evelyn.

Why We're In: We love darkly funny crime thrillers, and it's cool to see Jude Law back in action.

Moviefone's Top Blu-ray of the Week

The Essential Jacques Demy (Criterion)

What's It About? This box set comes with the most beloved movies by the French auteur: "Lola," "Bay of Angels," "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg," "The Young Girls of Rochefort," "Donkey Skin," and "Une Chambre en Ville."

Why We're In: In addition to the digital restorations of these delightful classics, »

- Jenni Miller

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Donkey Kong, Frogger, QBert, and more classic characters to appear in Pixels

21 July 2014 10:44 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Just a few days ago, we got a look at Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Monaghan, and Josh Gad in a Right Stuff pose getting ready to defend humanity from an 8-bit alien invasion. Now, Sony has unveiled just who they will be facing in Chris Columbus' Pixels. First off, here is the plot synopsis for the feature length action comedy based on Patrick Jean's short film of the same name: In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade »

- Alex Maidy

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Chris Columbus’ Pixels Coming To Theaters May 15, 2015

21 July 2014 10:35 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters – including Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders – will be featured in the highly-anticipated action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus. The film will be released on May 15, 2015.

In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (James) has to call on his childhood best friend, ’80s video game champion Sam Brenner (Sandler), now a home theater installer, to lead a team of old-school arcaders (Dinklage and Gad) to defeat the aliens and save the planet. Monaghan plays the team’s unique weapons specialist. »

- Michelle McCue

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Comic-Con: Sony Pictures Reveals the Video Game Characters in Pixels

21 July 2014 10:13 AM, PDT | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters . including Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders . will be featured in the action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus. The film will be released on May 15, 2015. »

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Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, Space Invaders & Centipede Join the Cast of Sony's Pixels

21 July 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

[Press Release] Culver City, Calif., July 21, 2014 -- Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters – including Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Centipede®, Galaga, Frogger, Q*bert, and Space Invaders – will be featured in the highly-anticipated action comedy Pixels, starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, and Brian Cox, and directed by Chris Columbus. The film will be released on May 15, 2015. In Pixels, when intergalactic aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. President Will Cooper (James) has to call on his »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Join our live Emmy chat with Josh Charles ('The Good Wife') this Monday

19 July 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

This Monday, we'll talk with Josh Charles about his Emmy nominated role as Will Gardner in the CBS legal drama "The Good Wife." Join us for our live chat on July 21 at 2.15 p.m. Pt; 5.15 p.m. Et on Gold Derby's home page. -Break- We will ask Charles about how he was able to keep secret his dramatic exit from the hit legal drama late last season. His final episode on the series as an actor was "Dramatics, Your Honor." He is nominated at the Emmys for a second time as Best Drama Supporting Actor after losing in 2011 to his good friend Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones"). His episode submission to Emmy judging panel is "Hitting the Fan," a segment from earlier in the season when he argues with Alicia (Julianna Margulies) about leaving their law firm. Exclusive: Emmy episode submissions revealed for 'Louie,' 'The Good Wife,'Jim Parsons, »

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