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Captain America: Civil War Blu-ray special features revealed

9 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ve still got a couple of months to wait until its home entertainment release, but thanks to Stitch Kingdom, we now know the special features that will be included on the 3D Collector’s Edition Blu-ray of Marvel’s latest blockbuster, Captain America: Civil War.

Bonus Features

United We Stand, Divided We Fall — The Making of Captain America: Civil War – Part 1 & 2 – From skinny volunteer to backbone of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, chart Captain America’s journey through every decisive moment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in this complete behind-the-scenes look at a landmark in the Marvel saga. Captain America: The Road to Civil War — Explore the First Avenger’s fascinating evolution from loyal soldier to seasoned, conflicted hero who questions authority. Iron Man: The Road to Civil War — Tony Stark’s path has been no less epic or transformative than that of his friend and ally, Steve Rogers. »

- Gary Collinson

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Is Taylor Swift Secretly Plotting to Become a Bond Girl?

14 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Things have been a little quiet on the James Bond front as of late after a flurry of rumors over the last month or so surrounding who may be taking over for Daniel Craig as 007. Things are still uncertain as to whether or not Craig is going to return, but if he doesn't, Thor star Tom Hiddleston is still regarded as the frontrunner. Unless you have been sleeping under a rock or simply don't care, you might know that Hiddleston just so happens to be dating Taylor Swift. What does that have to do with James Bond 25? We're glad you asked.

What is about to be said needs to be taken with a massive grain of salt, but it isn't completely inconceivable, so let's dig in. A new rumor that comes from an unnamed source by way of TMZ claims that Taylor Swift is dating Tom Hiddleston because she »

- MovieWeb

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Scarlet Witch dons her headband in Captain America: Civil War concept art

27 June 2016 3:42 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Last year we brought you some concept art for Avengers: Age of Ultron which revealed that Marvel considered giving Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch her customary headband [see here], and it seems the idea was back on the table for this year’s Captain America: Civil War, with illustrator Andy Park sharing some of his unused designs for Wanda with and without the headpiece…

See Also: Concept art from Captain America: Civil War

Would you like to see the headband incorporated into Scarlet Witch’s costume in Avengers: Infinity War? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below…

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. »

- Gary Collinson

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The Fundamentals Of Caring Review

27 June 2016 3:01 PM, PDT | | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Last seen wrecking shop with the rest of the Avengers in Captain America: Civil War, Paul Rudd changes gears quite considerably with the Netflix distributed The Fundamentals of Caring, the second feature from We Made This Movie director Rob Burnett. Stepping into the shoes of retired writer Ben Benjamin, whose life is in a downward spiral after a personal tragedy. After qualifying as a care giver, his first charge is Trevor (Craig Roberts), a young man suffering from muscular dystrophy who might be just as broken as himself. Soon becoming friends, the pair embark on a cross country trip to visit the World's Deepest Pit, where they find they can help each other fix themselves. So yeah, The Fundamentals of Caring isn’t anything new when it comes to this type of Indie drama, but to dismiss it on those terms would be a huge mistake. Burnett’s script may »

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John Boyega Teases New Movie with Attack the Block Director

26 June 2016 4:08 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When John Boyega was first cast in Star Wars: The Force Awakens back in April 2014, he only had a handful of credits to his name, but he was best known for his feature film debut role in Attack the Block, a 2011 indie sci-fi thiller that was beloved by critics, but didn't make a huge dent at the box office ($1 million domestic, $5.8 million worldwide). The actor is now currently filming Star Wars: Episode VIII and he also recently signed on to star in a new untitled project from Kathryn Bigelow, but it seems the young actor is looking to team up with his Attack the Block director Joe Cornish.

Over the weekend, John Boyega revealed on Twitter that he ran into Joe Cornish and that they have already started "brainstorming" for "something new." Naturally, the actor wouldn't divulge any more details about this project, and we don't know for sure if »

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‘Fundamentals of Caring’ Director Rob Burnett on Why Netflix Originals Carry ‘Great Prestige’

25 June 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts and Selena Gomez star in the new Netflix film “The Fundamentals of Caring,” written and directed by Rob Burnett. Adapted from the Jonathan Evison novel “The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving,” the film tells the story about a young boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, played by Roberts, and his caregiver, Paul Rudd, who are both equally wounded and have low prospects of getting any better. Variety spoke with director, producer and writer Burnett about why Netflix was the best venue for the project and why Rudd was the perfect fit.

What attracted you to the project?

When I read this book by Jonathan Evison, I thought he did such a nice job telling a very tragic story in a funny way. That bittersweet quality of these characters is something that always attracts me to the material.

Was it difficult to adapt the novel?

It’s difficult because »

- Maria Cavassuto

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The Fundamentals Of Caring: the landfill indie movie hits the road

25 June 2016 1:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Paul Rudd and Craig Roberts may have chemistry, but their journey of self-discovery is stuffed with Sundance stereotypes

The Sundance film festival in Park City, Utah, showcases more than 150 feature films each year, among them everything from soporific character studies to gross-out comedy vehicles. Yet to many, Sundance is most closely associated with a particular strain of indie dramedy that came to dominate the festival in the mid-2000s, when the likes of Garden State and Little Miss Sunshine made their debuts. This subgenre has clung on for dear life ever since, even as its box-office clout has waned severely (more people appeared in the title of last year’s Me And Earl And The Dying Girl than showed up to watch it on opening weekend).

These glib, self-conscious films have turned the very word “Sundance” into something of a pejorative, but still they command industry attention: this year’s prime example, »

- Charlie Lyne

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Ant-Man 2 Director Talks the Wasp and Scott Lang's Fugitive Status

24 June 2016 4:17 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Ant-Man was a pleasant surprise for many fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe last year. After a lot of uncertainty during the production phase, it ultimately wound up being very well received and for a property nobody outside of big-time comic book fans knew much about, it did very well at the box office. That being the case, Marvel has a sequel in the works and director Peyton Reed recently opened up about Ant-Man and the Wasp.

Reed was at the Saturn Awards recently, where Ant-Man picked up a big win for Best Comic-To-Film Motion Picture. Speaking with Modern Myth Media in an interview during the awards, Reed talked quite a bit about the sequel to Ant-Man, and specifically talked a lot about how Hope Van Dyne, played by Evangaline Lilly, will factor in as The Wasp in the new movie. Here is what Reed had to say.

"It's something we're excited about. »

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The Perfect List of '90s Romantic Comedies You Can Watch on Netflix

24 June 2016 4:05 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

If you're looking for something nostalgic to watch on Netflix, search no further. We've compiled a list of '90s rom-coms that will keep you entertained all weekend long. Start by reliving Melissa Joan Hart's golden years in Drive Me Crazy, and then let Clueless remind you of the very first moment you fell in love with Paul Rudd. And that's not all - keep scrolling for more great hits and then check out even more sappy love stories on Netflix. »

- Kelsie Gibson

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"Black Panther": The Liberation Of 'Wakanda'

24 June 2016 12:41 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take a look @ Marvel Comics' "Black Panther" #3, available June 28, 2016 is written by Ta-Nehisi Coates amd illustrated by Brian Stelfreeze, with covers by Stelfreeze, Kyle Baker and Sanford Greene:

"...'The Midnight Angels' continue the liberation of 'Wakanda' with extreme prejudice, while indecisions by 'T'Challa' could cost him more than just the throne..."

The Black Panther was created by writer, editor Stan Lee and penciller, co-plotter Jack Kirby, debuting in Marvel Comics' "Fantastic Four" #52 (July 1966).

Chadwick Boseman portrays Black Panther in "Captain America: Civil War" (2016) and is set to return in "Black Panther" (2018), both set in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe'.

Directed by Anthony & Joe Russo from a screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, "Captain America: Civil War" picks up where "Avengers: Age of Ultron" left off...

" 'Steve Rogers' (Chris Evans) leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. 

"But after another international »

- Michael Stevens

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Peyton Reed Talks Ant-man And The Wasp; Teases Comic Inspiration, Integrating 'The Wasp,' & Other Returning Faces

24 June 2016 12:25 PM, PDT | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Ant-Man, after the gargantuan Avengers: Age of Ultron, was a nice change of pace for Marvel Studios as they closed the chapter on Phase 2 and started looking ahead to Phase 3. The Peyton Reed-directed film managed to garner a solid amount of critical acclaim and earned over $519 million worldwide on a modest budget of $130 million, which is coincidentally the smallest budget for any Marvel Studios film ever. Because of its success, the studio quickly announced plans for a sequel, titled Ant-Man and the Wasp, and inserted it in their Phase 3 line-up with a tentative release date of July 2018.  Since it's still a ways out, we understandably don't know much about the film's plot. What we do know, however, is that stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, and Michael Douglas will all be back reprising their roles from the first installment and that Reed is returning to direct with a script he's currently penning alongside Rudd, »

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New to Streaming: ‘Everybody Wants Some!!,’ ‘Fantastic Planet,’ ‘The Fundamentals of Caring,’ and More

24 June 2016 9:59 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming titles (new and old) across platforms such as Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, and more (note: U.S. only). Check out our rundown for this week’s selections below.

Aferim! (Radu Jude)

Leave it to a Romanian director to make a movie that best expresses the dangers of the dyed-in-the-wool mindset of modern America. Culled partly from historical documents, Aferim! is a twisted history lesson whose messages transcend its insular time period of 19th-century Romania. Its story concerns Constable Costandin (Teodor Corban) and his son, Ionita (Mihai Comanoiu), who chase after a wanted Gypsy slave »

- The Film Stage

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‘The Fundamentals of Caring’ Review: Paul Rudd and Selena Gomez Can’t Salvage This Netflix Release

24 June 2016 9:44 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Since her brilliant transition from Disney star to rebellious teen in Harmony Korine’s “Spring Breakers,” Selena Gomez continues to surprise. Too bad the same can’t be said for her new movie, “The Fundamentals of Caring,” a saccharine buddy dramedy from writer-director Rob Burnett (best known as the executive producer of “The Late Show with David Letterman”).

The Fundamentals of Caring” stars Paul Rudd as Ben, a grieving father and failed writer who takes a job as a caretaker for an amusingly surly teenage boy. Not that Trevor, played by a doe-eyed Craig Roberts (“Submarine”), doesn’t have a reason to be surly; he suffers from muscular dystrophy, a disorder that severely impairs his physical abilities but leaves his mind sharp. Ben and Trevor strike up an all-too-likely friendship, each being the only one to tell the other the hard truths.

Read More: In Raunchy Animated ‘Nerdland,” Paul Rudd »

- Judith Dry

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Review: Paul Rudd Wipes Craig Roberts’ Ass in Hammy, Charming ‘Fundamentals of Caring’

24 June 2016 9:30 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Note: With The Fundamentals of Caring out this weekend, we’re re-running our review from the Sundance Film Festival. Often times at Sundance you see the same stories played out with different characters. This year alone, for example, there are two movies about an estranged New York man returning home when his mother comes down with a […]

The post Review: Paul Rudd Wipes Craig Roberts’ Ass in Hammy, Charming ‘Fundamentals of Caring’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Film Guide: What Movie Should I Watch This Weekend? (June 24, 2016)

24 June 2016 9:27 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

To help sift through the increasing number of new releases (independent or otherwise), the Weekly Film Guide is here! Below you’ll find basic plot, personnel and cinema information for all of this week’s fresh offerings.

Starting this month, we’ve also put together a list for the entire month. We’ve included this week’s list here, complete with information on screening locations for films in limited release.

See More: Here Are All the Upcoming Movies in Theaters for June 2016

Here are the films opening theatrically in the U.S. the week of Friday, June 24. All synopses provided by distributor unless listed otherwise.


Free State of Jones

Director: Gary Ross

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Keri Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali, Jacob Lofland

Synopsis: “In Jones County, Miss., Newt Knight joins forces with other farmers and a group of slaves to lead a rebellion against the Confederacy.”

Independence Day: Resurgence »

- Steve Greene

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Aselton, Collette Join "Fun Mom Dinner"

23 June 2016 8:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Katie Aselton, Toni Collette, Bridget Everett and Molly Shannon are set to star alongside Adam Scott, Rob Huebel, Adam Levine and Paul Rust in the ensemble comedy "Fun Mom Dinner" for June Pictures and Gettin' Rad Productions.

The story follows four moms whose only common ground is their kids' preschool class, who decide to get together for a harmless 'fun mom dinner.'

When the night suddenly takes an unexpected turn and things gets real, these unlikely new friends soon realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.

Australian helmer Alethea Jones directs the project from a script by Julie Yaeger Rudd. Paul Rudd and Adam Scott will executive produce and filming began yesterday in Los Angeles.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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Jake McDorman joins Steve Coogan and Paul Rudd in Ideal Home

22 June 2016 10:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

For those who haven’t yet heard, Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan are teaming up for new dramedy from Hamlet 2 writer and director Andrew Fleming , entitled Ideal Home. It has now just been announced that Jake McDorman, star of Limitless, will be joining the comedic duo for the forthcoming film.

Ideal Home will follow Paul (Rudd) and Erasmus (Coogan), a bickering married couple living an extravagant life until the latter’s grandson — who he didn’t know existed — shows up at their high-class dinner party, after which they reluctantly decide to take him in. According to Deadline, McDorman will be playing a character who goes by the name of Beau, “a drifter father who losses custody of his son to his estranged dad Erasmus and partner Paul.”

McDorman’s credits run all the way back to 2003. He has appeared in a number of TV series’ including Showtime’s Shameless »

- William Fanelli

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Toni Collette, Molly Shannon to Star in ‘Fun Mom Dinner’ (Exclusive)

22 June 2016 2:59 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Katie Aselton, Toni Collette, Bridget Everett and Molly Shannon are starring in the ensemble comedy “Fun Mom Dinner” with shooting starting Wednesday in Los Angeles.

The film marks the directorial debut of Australian helmer Alethea Jones. Other cast members include Adam Scott (“Parks and Recreation”), Rob Huebel (“Transparent”), Adam Levine and Paul Rust.

Jones is directing from a script by Julie Yaeger Rudd, centering on four moms whose only common ground is their kids’ preschool class, who decide to get together for a harmless “fun mom dinner.” When the night suddenly takes an unexpected turn and things gets real, these unlikely new friends soon realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.

June Pictures and Gettin’ Rad Productions are the production companies. Producers are June Pictures’ partners Andrew Duncan and Alex Saks with Gettin’ Rad’s Naomi Scott. Paul Rudd and Adam Scott will executive produce.

“We »

- Dave McNary

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New trailer for The Fundamentals of Caring starring Craig Roberts, Paul Rudd and Selena Gomez

21 June 2016 4:45 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its premiere on Netflix this Friday, a new trailer has arrived online for Rob Burnett’s upcoming drama The Fundamentals of Caring, which is based on Jonathan Evison’s 2012 novel The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving and stars Craig Roberts, Paul Rudd and Selena Gomez; take a look below after the official synopsis…

See Also: Read our review of The Fundamentals of Caring

The Fundamentals of Caring follows Ben, a retired writer who becomes a caregiver after suffering a personal tragedy. After 6 weeks of training, Ben meets his first client, Trevor, a foul-mouthed 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor take an impromptu road trip to all the places Trevor has become obsessed with while watching the local news, including their holy grail: the World’s Deepest Pit. Along the way, they pick up a sassy runaway and a mother-to-be who help test »

- Amie Cranswick

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Jake McDorman Moves Into ‘Ideal Home’ With Paul Rudd And Steve Coogan

21 June 2016 12:41 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Limitless star Jake McDorman has joined the cast of Ideal Home, the feature dramedy from Remstar Studios that stars Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan. The latter two play Paul and Erasmus, a bickering couple with an extravagant life. But when the grandson Erasmus never knew he had shows up at their high-class dinner party with nowhere else to go, the pair reluctantly decide to take him in. McDorman is taking on the role of Beau, a drifter father who loses custody of… »

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