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Game of Thrones fans, get ready for the most exciting four seconds of your 2014. In a new trailer from HBO rounding up the best of 2014 - and what's to come for 2015 - a precious few scenes are devoted to the highly anticipated fifth season of the network's most violent, bloody and incest-filled game of royal musical chairs. Take it all in, people, because these moments (found at 1:38 in the video above) are precious but fleeting. Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), as always, is seen storming around angrily while flanked by royal guards. Hard to blame her for her rage - »
- Amanda Michelle Steiner, @amandamichl
Benedict Cumberbatch was voted Best Drama Actor for Sherlock ahead of Doctor Who's Peter Capaldi, while the latter's co-star Jenna Coleman topped the Best Drama Actress vote ahead of Happy Valley's Sarah Lancashire.
Finally, Ant & Dec were named Best TV Presenters, with The Great British Bake Off's Mel & Sue in second place.
The top five in each TV category were »
Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) is back in a preview clip from Game of Thrones' upcoming fifth season, and he apparently hasn't had a lot of time for personal grooming. HBO has released its 2014 year-ender video, providing glimpses of episodes to come for its new and returning shows. Watch more Jason Momoa: I Told George R.R. Martin "Go F— Yourself" Among the highlights were several snippets from the upcoming season of Game of Thrones, including footage of Jon Snow (Kit Harington) chatting with Olly (Brenock O'Connor), Cersei (Lena Headey) looking peeved, Arya's (Maisie Williams) arrival and Tyrion rocking a serious beard.
- Ryan Gajewski
Warning, there are Spoilers contained in this story: Earlier today, HBO released a year-end trailer which features a sneak peek at the pay cable network's upcoming 2015 slate. And it of course includes a few select scenes from Game of Thrones as it prepares for its big Season 5 premiere this spring. While this preview is short, it does reveal Peter Dinklage's new look as Tyrion Lannister.
Tyrion is seen in his new beard, wearing a hood. This is presumably to disguise himself after breaking out of prison to kill Shae (Sibel Kekilli) and his father Tywin (Charles Dance). Nothing else about Tyrion's latest adventures is revealed, but we do get to see Joffrey's mother, Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), walking with two soldiers following closely behind her. Jon Snow (Kit Harington) can be seen, back with the men of the Night's Watch. And Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) is shown wearing her »
HBO had another stellar year of programming with offerings including “True Detective,” “Game of Thrones” and the final season of “Boardwalk Empire,” but fear not subscribers, 2015 might be just as good, if not better.
See photos: 10 ‘True Detective’ Acting Teams We Want to See Next (Photos)
While reflecting on 2014 with its annual “Yearender” montage of shows, it gave viewers a glimpse at what is to come in “Game of Thrones” (Peter Dinklage‘s Tyrion Lannister appears to be going undercover while in hiding from his own family), as well as two new series — “Ballers,” starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, and “Westworld. »
- Greg Gilman
With 2014 coming to a close, HBO has released their annual year-end video, which offers a collage of footage from this year, along with sneak peeks of what's to come in 2015, featuring a look at Season 5 of Game of Thrones and the upcoming series Westworld, Togetherness, Project Greenlight, The Brink and Ballers. We also get sneak peeks at the upcoming seasons of Veep, Girls, Silicon Valley, Looking and Vice. The Westworld footage comes just a few days after the first photo was revealed, featuring Ingrid Bolsø Berdal.
The Game of Thrones footage offers new looks at Cersei Lanister (Lena Headey), Tyrion Lanister (Peter Dinklage), Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), while the Westworld sneak peek offers our first look at Ed Harris, although little is known about his character. HBO issued a series order for Westworld back in November, with a cast that also includes Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood, »
THR has released an official list of the most viewed trailers of 2014. And you may be surprised to see which movie came in first. While a lot of your are probably guessing Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it was actually Fifty Shades of Grey that took top honors. While Star Wars: The Force Awakens had the best start of the year, grabbing 58.2 million views in its first five days of release, it was Fifty Shades of Grey that won the race with its four month head start. The trailer has been viewed 93 million times on Youtube since its July 24 release. Don't feel too bad for Star Wars 7, though, as it came in second place with 81 million Youtube views since its debut over Thanksgiving weekend. In third place was Avengers: Age of Ultron with 78 million views. Here is the full top 20 list of most watched trailers followed by the trailers themselves. »
With months to go before HBO’s fantasy smash Game Of Thrones re-enters the public consciousness like a virulent plague, the powers-that-be are dropping subtle hints as to what we can expect. We’ve already devoured the Arya-Raven teaser that bowed last month, and praise be to Ned, now there’s another. Found over at the show’s new viral site - The Sight - this teeny tease shines a spotlight on a different duo from Westeros: Sansa and Tyrion.
Unlike the first video, the new one to crop up is designed to only be viewed once. Luckily, one eager fan captured the clip via a screengrab and you can now watch it for yourself above. Followed by the words, “Keep watch for further visions of the future,” we can only assume that there’ll be a proper full-length trailer on its way. Focusing on Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) and »
- Gem Seddon
I’ve been keeping a distant eye on the progress of Pixels for nearly five years now and, no, that doesn’t make me better – It makes me a little obsessive – but it’s still looking like a lot of fun.
Although Pixels doesn’t hit UK cinemas until August 2015, we’ve got a moving set of banners and then scroll down for a closer look. The film stars Peter Dinklage, Sean Bean, Michelle Monaghan and Adam Sandler, and tells the story of videogame experts, recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who have attacked New York – Oh yes.
Check it out below and also click here for the previous look at the team.
Pixels opens in the UK next August, 2015. »
- Dan Bullock
If you're any kind of fan of old-school arcade games like Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong, then you have to be looking forward to Pixels, due out July 24, 2015. In it, a legion of space aliens misinterpret video feeds featuring classic arcade games as a declaration of war and decide to use those same games against us in an invasion of our planet. Naturally it's up to an old arcade champion (Adam Sandler) and a group of misfit gamers (lead by Peter Dinklage and Josh Gad) if...
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Thanks to Twitter, fans have become more engaged in the TV viewing experience. Audiences no longer sit idly by as their favorite programs shock and awe them week to week. Instead, they are quick to post their instant, 140-max character reactions. And the live tweeting experience wasn’t limited to twists and turns of Shondaland Thursdays. In fact, series across all genres and networks obsessed with hashtagging TV.
As TV goes into hiatus for the holiday season, we look back on all the highlights from 2014 (and let our thumbs rest up for next year’s crucial status updates.)
Warning: All the spoilers!
Why: With ABC’s Thank Goodness Its Thursday line up – Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder – Shonda Rimes has redefined “shock & awe.” Each week, Scandal regularly delivers “Wtf” moments followed by her protégé Peter Nowalk’s How to Get Away With Murder and its racy gay sex scenes »
Full marks to the marketing team behind Chris Columbus' upcoming feature length expansion of Patrick Jean's short film Pixels. They clearly know exactly what they've got in the retro video game themed story and are putting the focus on its 8-bit stars rather than those of the human variety (Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad and Brian Cox are the flesh and blood types in it) with a series of stellar teaser posters. Check those out in the gallery below along with the original short film....
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Further to the exclusive open casting call, first reported August 2014, Sneak Peek the new posters supporting director Chris Columbus' feature "Pixels", starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad and Brian Cox:
"...When aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic 1980's arcade games as a declaration of war against them, they attack the Earth, using the games as models for their various assaults. The President of the United States has to call on his childhood best friend, an ’80s video game champion, to lead a team of old-school arcaders to defeat the aliens and save the planet..."
The Original Casting Call:
"Who: 1980s: 340 Youths, 12 – 16 years old. Of the 340 required, 310 will be males, 30 will be females. 1980s: 60 adults, 18+. Of the 60, 45 are males, 15 are females. Current day: Navy Seals. Males, 18+, looking for big, fit, muscular guys.
"What: The scenes that take place in the 1980's have specific hair requirements. »
- Michael Stevens
Sony Pictures just unveiled four posters for its upcoming "Pixels" action comedy, starring Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Monaghan, Josh Gad and Kevin James. Check everything out below. In the movie, aliens attack earth after they get a look at some old video games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war. Desperate to defend his country, the President (James) turns to his childhood friends for help. Sandler plays the President's friend, who's a former arcade champion. Dinklage is Sandler's former video game rival. Gad is a conspiracy theory-obsessed genius, and Monaghan is Sandler's love interest who is also a military weapons expert. "Pixels" is directed by Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) and is set to hit theaters on July 24th, 2015. Posters: (click to enlarge) »
If you're looking for a little Game of Thrones fix, we have the video for you. Courtesy of Game of Thrones' mysterious ThreeEyedRaven.com website, we've been given a glimpse of season five, with footage showing Sansa (Sophie Turner), Tyrion (Peter Dinklage), a large book closing, and one very talkative raven. Sound confusing? it is. See more Game of Thrones': 20 Best Quotes HBO launched ThreeEyedRaven.com last month with the promise that those who signed up via Twitter or SMS would receive clues. To what? Well, we are guessing it'll be a season five trailer, though at the time
- Aaron Couch
If you're any kind of fan of old-school arcade games like Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong, then you have to be looking forward to Pixels, due out July 24, 2015. In it, a legion of space aliens misinterpret video feeds featuring classic arcade games as a declaration of war and decide to use those same games against us in an invasion of our planet. Naturally it's up to an old arcade champion (Adam Sandler) and a group of misfit gamers (lead by Peter Dinklage and Josh Gad) if the planet stands any chance against its... er, space invaders. Check out this great set of posters for the film that play off its themes by showing some of our favorite retro arcade characters destroying popular spots around the globe. As a bonus, here's...
- Erik Davis
You have to feel for the big, iconic cities of the world. If they’re not being lashed by crummy weather, they’re being targeted by alien invaders and other cinematic catastrophes. With Pixels, giant versions of video-game enemies are attacking locales such as London, Paris and San Francisco. Yes, the likes of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Eiffel Tower and the Houses of Parliament are once more being assaulted, this time by Pac-Man, Centipede and Space Invaders. It’s all in service of Adam Sandler’s new action-comedy, which finds extra-terrestrials misreading video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war. They decide to attack us using versions of ships and other icons from games and mankind has to fight back. To help out, the Us president (Kevin James) recruits his childhood friend and former video-game champ (Sandler) to lead a group of old-school arcade players.Peter Dinklage, »
Earlier today we brought you posters for Sony Pictures' Pixels featuring classic video game characters from Centipede and Space Invaders. Now we have two more to add to the collection with posters that include Pac-man and Donkey Kong invading earth and causing complete chaos.
The film stars Peter Dinklage, Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, and Michelle Monaghan, whose characters must save the world from an invasion of several retro video game creatures that also include Galaga, Frogger, and Q*bert. The movie was based on an original short film of the same name made by Patrick Jean.
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 championSam Brenner (Sandler), now a home theater installer, »
- Joey Paur
Over the last week, it’s become common knowledge that every hot actress in Hollywood would be just fine with taking a role in Paul Feig’s all-female Ghostbusters reboot. Amid all the excitement over who might be starring though, there’s been very little attention paid to what they’ll actually be doing in the movie. In another batch of leaked e-mails from the Sony hack, Feig’s direct correspondence with studio head Amy Pascal have revealed story specifics for his intended reinvention.
In case some or any of the following makes its way into the finished movie, we recommend looking away now if you don’t want to read any Potential Spoilers.
First of all, Feig strongly reiterates that his version will be a reboot and Not a sequel, slated to exist in a world where humans are as-yet unaware that ghosts actually exist. His vision is said »
- Gem Seddon
Sony's Adam Sandler starring film about alien invaders using retro video games to take over the world, Pixels, is set to hit theaters next month, and today they've released a series of posters showing your childhood favorites menacing various locales around the world. Come inside to check them out!
Aside from a couple images of the human characters around the time of Sdcc, we haven't seen much of Sony's upcoming film, Pixels. We know it's about aliens who are attacking Earth using characters from classic video game series, and a team of expert arcade champions (including Sandler, Peter Dinklage, and Josh Gad) are tasked with saving the world. It's a goofy premise, but honestly, it could be a lot of fun too.
The posters are pretty neat, and evoke a certain nostalgia, though pixellated attackers don't necessarily fit in with the backgrounds of the posters. I'm chalking that up to poor photoshopping, »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
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