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A Christmas Story 2 Trailer!

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A Christmas Story 2 Trailer!
Warner Home Video has released the first trailer for A Christmas Story 2, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD October 30. Braeden Lemasters stars as a 16-year-old Ralphie, who wants a car for Christmas this year, a big step up from the Red Ryder Bb gun in A Christmas Story. Take a look at the first footage from this holiday sequel, also starring Daniel Stern as The Old Man.

A Christmas Story 2 Trailer

Years after realizing his childhood dream of getting a Red Ryder Bb gun for Christmas, 16-year-old Ralphie (Braeden Lemasters) sets his bespectacled sights on a gift of the four-wheeled variety in this belated sequel to Bob Clark's beloved 1983 classic A Christmas Story. As the snow begins to fall and the carolers start to sing, Ralphie dreams of waking up on Christmas morning to find the keys to a 1938 Hupmobile Skyline Convertible dangling from the tree, and embracing
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Live chat with Jane Espenson, The Walking Dead returns, interviews with Luc Roderique and William B. Davis

Three things to check out on TV tonight.

Jane Espenson's latest episode of Once Upon a Time, "Skin Deep," airs tonight at 8 pm Et. Jane will do a live Q&A on Twitter during the West Coast airing. From ABC's press release:

Fans of ABC's hit drama, "Once Upon a Time" will be able to submit questions and receive real-time responses from writer/consulting producer Jane Espenson, who will be up on Twitter at @JaneEspenson during the West Coast broadcast of the show on Sunday, February 12 from 8:00-9:00 p.m., Pt. Espenson will also offer commentary and behind-the-scenes anecdotes about working on the show.

On Sunday's episode, "Skin Deep" - which was written by Espenson -- after Mr. Gold's house is robbed, Emma keeps a close eye on him when it looks like he wants to track down the criminal and dole out some vigilante justice as payback,
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Emily Browning's Sucker Punch: A Cult Film Classic? (watch!)

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Zack Snyder’s fantasy film “Sucker Punch,” is becoming a hit cult film now that it’s on DVD and Blu-Ray. It may join the ranks of such classics as “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” with a small but zealous fan base. Among other things, the film, released in March, showcases a number of young Hollywood’s up and coming actors. The cast includes Emily Browning as Babydoll, Abbie Cornish as Sweet Pea, Oscar Isaac as Blue, Jamie Chung as Amber, Vanessa Hudgens as Blondie and Jena Malone as Rocket. The picture is set in the 1960s. Babydoll is sent to a mental hospital by her sexually abusive stepfather (Gerard Plunkett) after she is falsely blamed for her younger sister’s death.
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Sucker Punch

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We have come to love Zack Snyder’s visual style, attention to detail, and ability to adapt comics to the silver screen. But, we don’t really have a sense of what he can do on his, without someone else’s work to rely on for inspiration. That is, until this March when he unveiled Sucker Punch, a personal project that had been gestating in his mind for years and he finally was given the opportunity to make it a reality.

Some reality. The mind-bending storyline is a visually and aural feast but is somewhat soulless and cold, not just from the over-reliance on CGI for background and texture but for the total lack of attention to characterization. Like the computer backgrounds, everything is on the surface, giving the cast little to work with, turning them into two-dimensional players on his digital chessboard. Most of that explains why the film fizzled both critically and commercially.
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"Sucker Punch" Movie Review -- How Many Kisses Do Zack Snyder and His Five Young Rebels Get?

Director Zack Snyder has taken us into his stylized Battle of Thermopylae in the hit .300,. and subverted the notion of superheroes in .Watchmen.. Now, the filmmaker is asking us to open our minds for his epic action opus, .Sucker Punch,. a fantasy-within-a-fantasy film that packs a mean wallop.

The film depends highly on Snyder.s flamboyant visual flair. The one-time music video and commercial director knows how to tell stories through emblazoned images. Indeed, .Sucker Punch. is part music video and part videogame that is one-hundred percent entertaining.

Music plays a major part in the movie. Babydoll.s (Emily Browning) psyche and fantasy are told through songs. The opening montage introducing the character features Browning singing .Sweet Dreams. by the Eurythmics as we see haunting images of Babydoll and her sister and their abusive stepfather (Gerard Plunkett).

The story of Babydoll (Emily Browning) is at the heart of the movie.
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Upcoming Movies This Week - Sucker Punch, Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules compete

Upcoming Movies This Week include Zach Snyder's Sucker Punch and Diary a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules for families. Fantasy action thriller pitted against family safe comedy, with Snyder's film looking to turn in a hefty pocket. Sucker Punch, a dark and all at once colorful fantasy actioner written by Snyder alongside Steve Shibuya, from the story by Snyder, stars Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jenna Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino oscar Isaac, Jon Hamm, Scott Glenn,Richard Cetrone and Gerard Plunkett. Warner Bros. Pictures releases Sucker Punch into over 3,000 theatres. Sequel Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules opens in around 3,100 venues, with a cast including Steve Zahn, Rachael Harris, Zachary Gordon, Peyton List, Devon Bostick, Ben Hollingsworth, Owen Best, Robert Capron, Michelle Harrison and Grayson Russell. David Bowers, known for Flushed Away and Astro Boy, directs from the writing by Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, based on the book by Jeff Kinney.
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Upcoming Movies This Week - Sucker Punch, Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules compete

Upcoming Movies This Week include Zach Snyder's Sucker Punch and Diary a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules for families. Fantasy action thriller pitted against family safe comedy, with Snyder's film looking to turn in a hefty pocket. Sucker Punch, a dark and all at once colorful fantasy actioner written by Snyder alongside Steve Shibuya, from the story by Snyder, stars Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jenna Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino oscar Isaac, Jon Hamm, Scott Glenn,Richard Cetrone and Gerard Plunkett. Warner Bros. Pictures releases Sucker Punch into over 3,000 theatres. Sequel Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules opens in around 3,100 venues, with a cast including Steve Zahn, Rachael Harris, Zachary Gordon, Peyton List, Devon Bostick, Ben Hollingsworth, Owen Best, Robert Capron, Michelle Harrison and Grayson Russell. David Bowers, known for Flushed Away and Astro Boy, directs from the writing by Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, based on the book by Jeff Kinney.
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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 30 Pairs of Chicago Passes to Zack Snyder’s ‘Sucker Punch’ With Vanessa Hudgens

Chicago – In our latest fantasy/action edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 30 admit-two passes up for grabs to the advance Chicago screening of the new film “Sucker Punch” from “Watchmen” and “300” director Zack Snyder! The film stars Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens and Abbie Cornish.

Sucker Punch” also stars Jon Hamm, Jena Malone, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino, Oscar Isaac, Scott Glenn, Richard Cetrone, Gerard Plunkett, Malcolm Scott, Ron Selmour, Alan C. Peterson and Revard Dufresne from director Zack Snyder and writers Zack Snyder and Steve Shibuya. The film opens everywhere on March 25, 2011.

To win your free pass to the advance Chicago screening of “Sucker Punch” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just answer our question below. That’s it! This screening is on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 10 p.m. in downtown Chicago. Directions to enter this Hookup and immediately win can be found beneath the graphic below.

The movie poster for “Sucker Punch
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New Sucker Punch Trailer Leaves Us Dumbfounded

Two years ago, Zack Snyder’s Watchmen was everywhere. The graphic novel was placed at the top of the book charts & enjoyed high prominence in stores, eye-catching posters were splashed on every bus stop and billboard, guys on every street could be seen walking around with bloody, smiley-faced t-shirts and the adaptation of the definitive superhero story was on the lips of every geek. In the end, the movie barely crossed the $100 million mark domestically and the true, limiting pull of the graphic novel was evident.

By that token then Snyder’s fantasy action follow-up Sucker Punch, which nobody is talking about in glowing terms, with no big fanbase to count on and little in terms of mass marketing anywhere – and don’t get us started on the quality of the trailers (the latest is below)- must be a worry for Warner Bros. I mean outside of those very
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Episode Recap: Fringe - 3.04: "Do Shapeshifters Dream of Electric Sheep"

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The machines can feel! I felt like I was watching an incarnation of the end of Terminator 2, where we see that the uber-deadly cyborgs really do have a heart. Well, in tonight's Fringe (TV), the shape-shifters apparently can long to be "real boys" too. Though I doubt Pinocchio would try to steal your face if things didn't work out. Peter and Bolivia (Anna Torv) are having dinner, making up stories about other couples, and talking about the deceit that is inherent in all relationships. Look out, Livvy! Senator Van Horn (Gerard Plunkett), the same senator who was being briefed by Peter (Joshua Jackson) after returning from the other side, gets t-boned by a truck in his car. But in the hospital, his heart stops, and he's still breathing. The Euro-villainous Newton (Sebastian Roche) shows up to take Van Horn out of the hospital. Broyles (Lance Reddick) demands to know what's
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Teaser – Fringe 3.04 “Do Shapeshifters Dream of Electric Sheep?”

A new episode of Fringe will be airing this week on October 14 and Fox has put together a teaser video featuring some sneak peeks and behind the scenes footage with the actors.

Newton Wakes A Sleeper On An All-new “Fringe” On Thursday, October 14, On Fox

Newton, concerned about the consequences of a distressing development involving a high-ranking official, is forced to call to action a sleeping shapeshifter. As Walter and the rest of the team gather evidence, they move the investigation to Massive Dynamic, where Olivia goes on high alert and Walter finds himself in a perilous situation, in the all-new “Do Shapeshifters Dream of Electric Sheep?” episode of Fringe airing Thursday, Oct. 14 (9:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. (Fr-304) (TV-14 D, L, S, V)

Cast: Anna Torv as Olivia Dunham; Joshua Jackson as Peter Bishop; John Noble as Walter Bishop; Lance Reddick as Phillip Broyles; Blair Brown
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Episode Recap: Fringe - 3.01: "Olivia"

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Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv) knows who she is. She knows who her friends are and why she came to the Other Side. And she knows she has to get back. But, unfortunately, she's still Walternate's (John Noble) prisoner, and he's doing everything he can to keep her there. Even if he has to replace her memories, with those of her alternate's. The episodes will alternate between settings, one week in Other Side-verse, the next in Our-vers. In this season opener for one of my favorite shows on TV, Fringe (TV), we see that our Olivia is being told, by one of Walternate's doctors, that she's crazy. Her life, her job, and all of the people she knows on the other side of reality are just figments of her imagination. She belongs there -- or so they say. It seems that Walternate's evil plans include brainwashing our Olivia into becoming her alternate.
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Sneak Peek – Three Clips from Fringe 2.06 – "Earthling"

When they say absence makes the heart grow fonder, they were talking about Fringe. After taking a few weeks off for Baseball, Fringe returns to Fox with a run of brand new episodes for November sweeps. Kicking things off is the curiously titled "Earthling". Curious in that the title could be perceived as suggesting someone in the episode is Not an 'Earthling,' and Fringe has thus far avoided anything more than the very vague notion of aliens. Whether or not there is an alien encounter in this week's Fringe remains to be seen, but if you are looking for a sneak peek at the episode – that's another matter all together. Click on through for a close encounter of the third kind with Fringe's "Earthling."

The Fringe Division Is Flummoxed By Dark Circumstances

And New Light Is Shed On Agent Broyles On An All-new “Fringe

Thursday, November 5, On Fox
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Promo, Synopsis & Promo Photos – Fringe 2.06 "Earthling"

Fringe is currently on hiatus this week, but assuming someone wins the World Series in Game 6 (and I have absolutely no idea whether this is likely since I don't watch baseball), then the next new episode of Fringe should take place on November 5. Thanks to Fox, we have the promo, the synopsis and a few promo photos for you.

The Fringe Division Is Flummoxed By Dark Circumstances And New Light Is Shed On Agent Broyles On An All-new “Fringe” Thursday, November 5, On Fox

Directed by Emmy Award winner Jon Cassar (24), this episode follows the Fringe Division as they take on a puzzling investigation where victims are inexplicably disintegrating into ash. The shadowy case casts light on Special Agent Phillip Broyles’ past and leads the team to the possibility of foreign Fringe Science. Emotions run high as the alarming events stack up and revealing personal details emerge about the leader of
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