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CBS Drops the Hollywood Film Awards: Delivered 4.1 million viewers

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The Live Inaugural Hollywood Film Awards Television Broadcast Aired Nov. 14, 2014 on CBS. 2014 honorees included some of the biggest names in Hollywood such as Keira Knightley, Michael Keaton, Steve Carell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Shailene Woodley, Eddie Redmayne, Jean-Marc Vallée, Julianne Moore, Robert Duvall, Jack O’Connell, Mike Myers, Chris Rock and many more. “The first mandatory stop … in the awards season” – New York Times “The Hollywood Film Awards has become a pre-Oscar showcase” – Los Angeles Times “The Race Is On! The Hollywood Awards Launch the Push toward Oscar” – Associated Press Who: Host Queen Latifah, and Hollywood Career Achievement Award winner Michael Keaton, presented by Geena Davis; Hollywood Film Award winner “Gone Girl,” accepted by Ben Affleck, presented by Ron Howard; Hollywood Director Award winner Morten Tyldum for “The Imitation Game,” presented by Robert Pattinson; Hollywood Actor Award winner Benedict Cumberbatch for “The Imitation Game,” presented by Amy Adams »


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Thor: Ragnarok Gets A Director

2 October 2015 3:39 PM, PDT | | See recent TheMovieBit news »

With a release date set for November 3rd 2017, it looks like the ball has started rolling on Thor: Ragnarok with The Wrap reporting that New Zealand director Taika Waititi (Eagle vs. Shark, What We Do in the Shadows) is in negotiations to helm the Thunder God’s second sequel, following Marvel Studios trend of choosing up and coming directors over established ones. Waititi (who has a history with comic book movies with a supporting role in Green Lantern) has made a name for himself in the world of t.v., helming episodes of The flight of the Conchords and The Inbetweeners, but he’s probably better known for last year’s vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows, which has gone on to be a cult hit. Having beat out Ruben Fleischer (Gangster Squad, Zombieland), Rawon Marshall (Dodgeball), and Rob Latterman (Goosebumps), Waititi is certainly the most unlikely choice Marvel Studios has made, »

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Flight Of The Conchords Director Taika Waititi In Talks To Direct Thor: Ragnarok

2 October 2015 1:31 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

With Alan Taylor making his lack of interest in returning to the franchise clear earlier this year and Kenneth Branagh hard at work on Artemis Fowl among other things, who will take the helm of Thor: Ragnarok has been a mystery. Well, thanks to The Wrap, we now know that Flight of the Conchords and What We Do in the Shadows director Taika Waititi will take the helm of the God of Thunder's third adventure. He apparently beat Ruben Fleischer (Gangster Squad) to the coveted gig, and is another very surprising and unusual choice by Marvel Studios just as James Gunn was for Guardians of the Galaxy and the Russo Brothers were for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Waititi is still in negotiations, but it sounds like a done deal at this point, so we'll likely hear something official from Marvel Studios soon. The filmmaker also wrote upcoming Disney animated »

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How Will 'Infinity War' Change the Avengers in Marvel Phase 4?

1 October 2015 9:39 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Phase Two has come to an end, after Marvel's summer hits Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man. Now fans have the massive Phase Three to look forward to, which will span nine movies instead of six, like the previous two phases, and will culminate with the two-part adventure Avengers: Infinity War Part I and Avengers: Infinity War - Part II, arriving in theaters in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Producer Kevin Feige revealed during a recent Q&A (via Screen Rant) that the two-part sequel will not only bring an end to Phase Three, but also to a much larger part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as a whole. Here's what he had to say when asked to describe Phase Three.

"Broad strokes. Strokes that are broad enough and loose enough that - in the development of the four or five movies before we move into our culmination - allow us room to »

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120 Essential Horror Scenes Part 1: Transformations

30 September 2015 8:58 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

It starts with a cry of pain. Then a look of terror or ecstasy. And then the body starts to change. Hair grows from the knuckles. Maybe the eyes turn black. Sometimes fangs sprout. Before you know it, the person in front of you isn’t a person anymore. The Transformation can be the most horrific moment in a horror film because it’s where the internal becomes the external. No more false faces. No more hiding. And depending how fearsome the new being is, no more running as well.


An American Werewolf in London (1981)– London wolf calling

It starts out so innocently. Knowing that a full moon is approaching, David Kessler (David Naughton) locks himself in the home of nurse Alex Price (Jenny Agutter) in order to be able to transform into a werewolf peacefully, not killing any innocent people and proving that he doesn’t have to commit »

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Second-Chance Cinema: Guardians of the Galaxy

29 September 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

No critic is infallible. It’s an open secret that few of them will admit, but would be remiss to deny. As valuable a resource as the informed film critic can provide when appraising a motion picture, we’re prone to the same random prejudices and peccadillos as anyone else. Sure, professionalism dictates that we diligently strive to check them at the door, but few of even the very best films are recognized as classics on first sight, and any number of random factors – including real-life experience – can skew our perception as we weigh the many factors that lead to a film’s ultimate success or failure.

Citizen Kane (1941), The Wizard of Oz (1939), and Blade Runner (1982) were all panned by critics upon initial release, yet today they’re rightfully considered classics. So what stuck in Pauline Kael’s craw when she turned up her nose at The Graduate, and who »

- Jason Buchanan

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How Michael Rooker Is Trying To Convince James Gunn To Make A Yondu Movie

24 September 2015 6:53 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

There are many characters in James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy who could likely carry their very own spin-off - and Michael Rooker is evidently very keen on that happening for his role as Yondu Udonta. How do we know this? Because apparently he pitches ideas about it as a possibility to his writer/director friend as late as 3Am. James Gunn took to his Facebook today to share a particular piece of his longtime friendship with Michael Rooker, revealing a bit of artwork that the actor sent to the director late one night. You can see it in the post below, along with the filmmaker's caption: (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); = id; js.src = "//"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk' »

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Marvel Studios: UK release date calendar

22 September 2015 12:34 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

All your UK Marvel release dates are here – from Captain America: Civil War to Infinity War via Spider-Man, Black Panther and more…

One of the benefits of living in the UK is that we seem to get Marvel movies a bit early. It’s not always the case, but putting this article together revealed to us that this loveable quirk of scheduling happens more often than not. Thanks Kevin Feige!

Without further ado, then, here’s when to expect the upcoming slate of Marvel movies in the UK (Us version can be found here)…

29th April 2016: Captain America: Civil War

It’s Chris Evans’ Cap versus Robert Downey Jr’s Iron Man in Marvel’s biggest non-Avengers movie to date – Captain America: Civil War.

They’ll be joined by Hawkeye, Black Widow, The Vision, Scarlet Witch, Black Panther, War Machine, Falcon, Ant-Man, The Winter Soldier, and the new Spider-Man played by Tom Holland. »

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Guardians 2 Bringing Back This Key Side Character

18 September 2015 4:05 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

In addition to the main players from Guardians of the Galaxy (Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Groot, and Rocket) returning for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, several key supporting players will also be coming back, like Nebula and Yondu. Now there.s another important character that will be returning for another round of intergalactic shenanigans. Don.t lie, you know been waiting to hear about whether this guy would be popping his head in or not. Well, it.s official: Kraglin is returning. C.mon, you know who I.m talking about! After his brother, director James Gunn, teased it several months back, Sean Gunn recently appeared on The Nerdist to announce that he will reprise his role as Yondu.s second-in-command in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. As he put it: I am very proud to say that I will be returning as Kraglin, the first mate of Yondu, »

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Sean Gunn "Excited" To Return To His Multiple Roles In Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

18 September 2015 12:20 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

While Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 writer/director James Gunn just recently headed to Atlanta, Georgia, to commence a whipping ten months of production, his brother, Sean Gunn, recently stopped by The Nerdist to briefly talk about his return in the highly-anticipated Marvel sequel. "I am very proud to say that I will be returning as Kraglin, the first mate of Yondu, one of the Ravagers," said Gunn of the Guardians of the Galaxy sequel. "I'm very excited to film. I played Rocket on-set as well as a few other characters like Thanos and a Sakaaran guard, and so on. Essentially I helped with the actors, giving them a performance to work off of and help the visual effects team when they do the reference work. I will be doing some more of that in the sequel." Could Sean Gunn doing pre-vfx work on set be an early indication »

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Superhero Bits: The Flash, Gotham, Hulk, Apocalypse, Thor: Ragnarok, Sinister Six, Constantine

15 September 2015 5:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

What sold Ben Affleck on Batman v Superman? Where will the next Captain America: Civil War footage be revealed? What’s with Apocalypse’s costume in X-Men? Why won’t James Gunn use the Sneepers in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Does Mark Ruffalo like Amadeus Cho as the new Hulk? How does Scarlet Witch fit into […]

The post Superhero Bits: The Flash, Gotham, Hulk, Apocalypse, Thor: Ragnarok, Sinister Six, Constantine appeared first on /Film. »

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James Gunn Teases Hidden Guardians Of The Galaxy Easter Egg; Josh Brolin Didn’t Think Twice About Playing Thanos

15 September 2015 10:26 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It’s almost easy to forget the window leading up to the release of Guardians of the Galaxy, when almost every moviegoer and Marvelite harbored a feeling of apprehension going into James Gunn’s sci-fi blockbuster. Low and behold, the action romp blew every expectation and lingering sense of doubt out of the water, and to this day many hold up the director’s love letter as the best Marvel film to date.

However, according to Gunn, there’s still one fairly major secret buried within Star Lord’s journey that is yet to be found. Since its release in the summer of 2014, eagle-eyed fans have sifted through almost every frame of Guardians – including its bonkers post-credits sequence – to find easter eggs relating to the Infinity Gems, Laika and even Peter Quill’s origins. But the filmmaker took to his personal Facebook page to note that “they have not all been found. »

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The Week in Movies – Star Wars post-credits sequence? Spectre run-time, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 news and more

14 September 2015 12:56 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Week in Movies discusses the last seven days in cinema – mainly rumours of Star Wars: The Force Awakens having a post-credits sequence, how long the new James Bond movie will be, the latest news on Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and much, much more…

The Week in Movies is excerpt from the weekly Flickering Myth Super Newsletter. Subscribe here to get it delivered to your inbox every Sunday (a whole day ahead of everyone else!), along with The Top 5 Movies on Netflix, our Article of the Week, exclusive competitions and more.

It’s fine. You can come out now. The Newsletter is back from it’s fortnight in Turkey – somehow without any change in skin pigmentation – to ease you back into the Movie World. Where stuff has been happening.

Stuff like: Universal Making An Animorphs Movie!

The Stage 3 to 4 leap is pretty drastic.

As Spectre approaches its release on »

- Oli Davis

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James Gunn Says One Big ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Easter Egg Remains Hidden

14 September 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

James Gunn is departing for Atlanta to make Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but we won’t see that film until May 2017. That’s almost two years of casting announcements, rumors, and plot reveals before we see that film. Obsessive Guardians fans shouldn’t worry, though, because there’s still something in the first movie that no one has discovered […]

The post James Gunn Says One Big ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Easter Egg Remains Hidden appeared first on /Film. »

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Biggest 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Easter Egg Not Yet Found

14 September 2015 8:09 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Every Marvel movie contains numerous Easter eggs and hidden references to other movies and the comic books upon which they are based. But perhaps none more so than Guardians of the Galaxy. It contains so many bits of hidden trivia and other minutia that it hasn't all been discovered by fans. In fact, as of this very second, no one has discovered the biggest Easter egg hiding inside this Marvel sci-fi adventure. Will it ever be discovered?

Back in November of 2014, when Guardians of the Galaxy was making its way home on Blu-ray and DVD, director James Gunn threw out a challenge to fans. He told everyone that there were still plenty of things to discover about the movie, perhaps in a ploy to get everyone to watch it over and over again, like obsessives. It worked, and fans went to work, pouring over every single frame. One of the »

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"Guardians" Sequel Begins Pre-Production

14 September 2015 6:30 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Filmmaker James Gunn has offered an update on Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy" sequel with pre-production about to go into full swing.

Gunn posted a photo of himself, actor Vin Diesel and director James Wan at a going away party for Gunn ahead of a ten month stint in Atlanta for Gunn who will shoot the second 'Guardians' there from February next year.

He's going there early though as the production gets set to construct some massive sets for the follow-up. Gunn also says he aims to have some footage ready to show fans at next year's Comic-Con in July, but can't guarantee it.

Finally he's also offered some behind-the-scenes trivia and revealed that not all the Easter Eggs from the first film have been found, in fact: "No one has found the big one, really. Maybe once someone came close."

"@JamesGunn with #VinDiesel & @creepypuppet at my going away party last night! »

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'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Begins Pre-Production in Atlanta

14 September 2015 1:05 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Director James Gunn is always providing updates on his projects for the fans on his Facebook and Twitter pages. The director revealed back in April that principal photography on his highly-anticipated follow-up Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 won't begin until February 2016, but yesterday on his Facebook page, the director shared a photo of himself, Vin Diesel and James Wan from his going-away party, before he leaves for Atlanta to prep for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Here's what the filmmaker had to say below.

"Two Directors One Diesel, with Vin Diesel and James Wan at my going away party last night before I leave for Atlanta for ten months to shoot GotG Vol 2. One of the best times I've had in a while, with so many great friends. Thanks to all who came! - with Vin Diesel and James Wan."

The filmmaker also revealed in the comments section of his »

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Guardians Of The Galaxy's Most Secretive Easter Egg Still Hasn't Been Found

13 September 2015 7:13 PM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Towards the end of last year, when Guardians of the Galaxy was making its way on to Blu-ray and DVD, writer/director James Gunn teased us all. While fans had spent months searching his movie for inside jokes and Easter eggs, the filmmaker revealed that there was one very special thing he included that nobody has found. With the Marvel fanbase put on high alert like that, you.d think that the internet would have found the answer by now . but apparently that.s not the case. Gunn was sharing some behind-the-scenes trivia on his Facebook page this weekend, and it was while answering a fan.s question that he addressed the subject of Easter eggs. Asked if every Guardians of the Galaxy hint and nod had been found, the director replied, They have not all been found. No one has found the big one, really. Maybe once someone came »

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Marvel's Spider-Man: Everything you need to know, including spoilers, plot details and release date

13 September 2015 1:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

It might have taken a failed reboot and a widely publicised hacking scandal, but it finally happened. After years upon years of resistance, Sony finally relented and gave Spider-Man back to Marvel in big-screen form.

The two studios will technically be co-producing the upcoming Spider-Man, but it'll fit into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and share no DNA with either of Marc Webb's Amazing chapters.

When's it out?

The as-yet-untitled next Spider-Man movie will bow on July 28, 2017, making it the fourth film in McU's Phase Three – James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is released just a couple of months before. Filming is slated to begin in June 2016.

But you won't have to wait until 2017 to see Tom Holland's new Peter Parker in action, since he'll make his first appearance next year in the jam-packed Captain America: Civil War.

Who's involved?

19-year-old Holland will play the youngest version »

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'Guardians 2': Marvel Won't Allow Certain Aliens in the Movie

12 September 2015 2:59 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Anyone who has followed James Gunn's Twitter or Facebook pages know that the filmmaker is always sharing stories and insight into the making of his movies. During a recent Twitter Q&A session, the filmmaker confirmed that Hulk and Captain Marvel will not be included in his upcoming sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, while adding that there are a number of Marvel characters he would love to use in this follow-up, such as Rom Spaceknight and Bat-Mite, but he can't since the studio doesn't own the rights to these characters. Yesterday, the filmmaker revealed on Facebook that he wanted to use an obscure group of aliens known as the Sneepers, but Marvel wouldn't allow it, although it has nothing to do with the character rights. Take a look at the director's hilarious explanation below.

"While writing Guardians scripts I like to use the names of characters from the »

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