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17 July 2014 5:50 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Complex imagining TV prequels to movies. Hilarious. The description of "Kramer Loves Kramer" is priceless.

New Republic "I don't f***ing care if you like it." an excellent piece on gender politics in the now with framing guest appearance by Amy Poehler

In Contention David Fincher's Gone Girl will open Nyff this year. Yay!

Av Club "I Killed At the Movies" interesting article from Ignatiy Vishnevetsky on film criticism for the camera

 

The Dissolve an excellent review of Sex Tape which I have no plans to see and therefore can read interesting reviews freely

Daily Mail Sullivan Stapleton gets an Animal Kingdom tattoo

Variety Ben Whishaw will be the new voice of Paddington

Cinematically Insane on possible corporate mergers and what that might mean for classic film fans. Uh oh.

Pajiba Ewan McGregor rumored for True Detective Season 2? (at this rate with the male cast the female role is »

- NATHANIEL R

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300: Rise Of An Empire Blu-ray Review

15 July 2014 7:10 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

As the supplements suggest, 300: Rise of an Empire is not a straight sequel to Frank Miller and Zack Snyder’s 300, as it can also be described as a prequel, sidequel, and probably some other words that have been invented to describe modern spin-off films that don’t pick up after the last film ended.  Rise of an Empire is meant to be like a glove to the first film, as it surrounds the original narrative with new material.  The results are a film that doesn’t totally work on its own terms, but does offer a delicious scene-stealing performance from Eva Green.  My 300: Rise of an Empire Blu-ray review follows after the jump.  Told in parallel (somewhat) while the Spartans battle elsewhere, the film shows how the Persian leader Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) became the golden god he was, and that it was because new character Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton) killed his father, »

- Andre Dellamorte

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TV on Tap: “Strike Back” Delayed, FX Infected by a Vampire “Strain” and “Constantine” Seeks New Female Lead

11 July 2014 4:41 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

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Nominations for the Emmys were announced yesterday and that means it was time for Orphan Black fans to cry, “Why do we make jokes about the Golden Globes’ credibility when they at least had the good sense to notice Tatiana Maslany?” (Among many, many other snubs). The Hollywood Reporter‘s Tim Goodman argues that the Emmys should expand to include more nominees in each category to “reflect the magnitude of the industry.”

TVLine reports that while there’s no hope for the original How I Met Your Dad pilot, a series is still being developed and could see a new pilot being made with the original cast, a new cast or a mix.

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First look: Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston in Lifetime’s biopic. She re-created Whitney’s 1987 album cover. pic.twitter.com/8JfrzUkyij

Chris Witherspoon (@WitherspoonC) July 10, 2014

Noah Hawley, who turned Fargo into a mini-series, »

- Lyle Masaki

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Strike Back's final season to air in 2015, says Cinemax

10 July 2014 5:40 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Strike Back's final season will premiere in 2015, it has been announced.

The action-adventure series was delayed in February when actor Sullivan Stapleton suffered a serious off-set injury in Thailand.

Strike Back is a co-production from Cinemax in the Us, Sky in the UK and Left Bank Pictures.

It has been adapted from a novel of the same name by former Sas soldier Chris Ryan.

The series centres on the Section 20 division of the British Defence Intelligence service, which carries out dangerous missions around the globe.

Strike Back originally premiered in May 2010. »

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Cinemax Sets Strike Back's Delayed Final Run for 2015, Renews The Knick

10 July 2014 3:24 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Cinemax is officially slotting Strike Back‘s delayed fourth and final season for sometime in 2015, the cabler disclosed on Thursday at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour.

Typically the high-octane action-drama fires off its new episodes in August, but production on Season 4 was paused for six months when series star Sullivan Stapleton, who plays Sgt. Damien Scott, sustained a serious, injury off-set in February.

Stapleton needed the time to recuperate and return to the peak physical condition needed for the action- and stunt-heavy drama.

“Production … will be on hiatus to allow him time to recover,” the cabler said at the time in a statement. »

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Covert Affairs, Sherlock, Strike Back: Tube Talk Q&A

10 July 2014 5:09 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

In between dabbing our hay fever-stricken eyes, the Tube Talk Q&A team have been working hard to get you the latest scoop on UK television's summer programming - this week, there's a few rays of sunshine and one big dark cloud looming on the horizon.

Any news on when UKTV are going to show season 5 of Covert Affairs on Really?

Here comes that dark cloud - the Tube Talk Q&A can exclusively reveal that Covert Affairs has been dropped by Really. A representative for the channel informed us that they don't "have any plans to show the new series... in the near future".

Ouch. Season five premiered on the USA network Stateside last month and fans were expecting a September launch in the UK as per previous years, but no such luck.

Piper Perabo's spy drama has a dedicated but small following in the UK, so we »

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Selena Gomez And A Slew Of A-List Stars To Attend Italy’s Ischia Global Fest

8 July 2014 8:37 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rome – Selena Gomez, Jessica Chastain, Freida Pinto, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Omar Sy, Sullivan Stapleton, Leo Howard, and Lena Headey are among expected attendees at Italy’s Ischia Global Film and Music Festival, the informal event on the Italo isle in the bay of Naples which prides itself on its relaxed atmosphere.

Gomez (pictured) is coming to present the European preem of William H. Macy’s directorial debut, “Rudderless,” this year’s Sundance closer about a grieving father, played by Billy Crudup, who finds salvation from the discovery of his deceased son’s demo tapes and lyrics. The 21-year-old actress and pop singer will also be feted with one of two Ischia Kids Global Icons awards, the other one going to Leo Howard, the 16-year-old star of Disney Xd’s “Kickin’ it.”

“We are increasingly becoming a fest for hot rising young stars,” says Ischia topper Pascal Vicedomini, who also tops sister event Capri Hollywood. »

- Nick Vivarelli

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300: Rise Of An Empire Blu-Ray Review

2 July 2014 10:44 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When I first heard that there was going to be another 300, my gut reaction was, “But they all died!” Dear viewer, don’t worry one second about that. After all, Warner Bros. wouldn’t have cobbled together 300: Rise of an Empire if the studio hadn’t been able to come up with a worthwhile reason to revisit those war-loving, glory-seizing Spartans and their magnificent six-pack abs… right? In all honesty, 300: Rise of an Empire was an inevitability after 300 left such a noticable imprint on the cinematic landscape, grossing over $450 million and producing the immortal “This is Sparta!” meme while also racking up some accolades and undoubtedly influencing filmmakers. Luckily, Noam Murro’s 300: Rise of an Empire isn’t just a worthy follow-up to the CGI-heavy bloodbath that was 300 – it actually surpasses its predecessor in one major regard.

What am I talking about? Let me introduce you to Persian military commander Artemisia, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Win 300: Rise of an Empire on Blu-ray and DVD Combo

28 June 2014 6:30 PM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Sullivan Stapleton and Eva Green square off on the battlefield and other more intimate settings in 300: Rise of an Empire, the graphic sequel to director Zack Snyder's hit, 300. Warner Bros. recently released 300: Rise of an Empire on separate Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD combo packs, and we're going to be hooking up a handful of readers in this 300: Rise of an Empire.

Three lucky readers will each take home a copy of the Blu-ray and DVD combo pack version of 300: Rise of an Empire. To enter for a chance to win one of the copies, simply fill out and submit the short entry form found below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again for as many days as the contest is open. You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada to enter. »

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This Week In Home Entertainment: 300: Rise Of An Empire, Winter's Tale And Masters Of Sex

24 June 2014 8:05 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

300: Rise of an Empire Blu-ray It.s been more than seven years since 300 graced movie screens across the country. Its sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, looks as fabulous on Blu-ray as its big screen counterpart. Unfortunately, its story is a little less inspired. 300: Rise of an Empire.s is neither a prequel nor a sequel to round one. Instead, events take place on a long-winded timeline spanning many years and featuring many of the same characters from the earlier film. This story follows the rise of Persian leader Xerxes, focusing on a fight led by General Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton) on the Greek side and a Greek-turned-Persian female general named Artemisia (Eva Green, who naturally gets nude for the umpteenth time in this film). The confusing timeline relation to the first film is not its only drawback. 300: Rise of an Empire features some strange pacing and outlandish dialogue. »

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New on DVD/Blu-ray: '300: Rise of an Empire' Bashes Heads in, While 'Enemy' Blows Minds Out

24 June 2014 6:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

300: Rise of an Empire - Warner Bros. - Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Director: Noam Murro Cast: Sullivan StapletonEva GreenLena HeadeyHans MathesonRodrigo Santoro. Full cast + crew 300: Rise of an Empire has got brawny men generating tidal waves of CGI blood, but it's weirdly lacking the heart and underdog camaraderie that made the first movie such a hit. The plot this time is a bit convoluted since it's a prequel, a side-quel, and a sequel all at the same time (just accept that people are fighting for various reasons), but it benefits from having the always enjoyable presence of Eva Green as the antagonist. There's not really anything new or inventive here, and the whole style of the movie seems particularly stale if you...

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- Peter Hall

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New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: Watch Scarlett Johansson Go Full Alien in 'Under the Skin' Weeks Before Disc

24 June 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods 300: Rise of an Empire (bloody-crazy action sequel; Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey; rated R) Winter's Tale (drama; Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay; rated PG-13) Rob the Mob (drama; Michael Pitt, Ray Romano; rated R) Very Good Girls (drama; Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen; pretheatrical release; rated R) Happy Christmas (comedy; Anna Kendrick, Lena Dunham; pretheatrical release premieres 6/26; rated R) Radio Free...

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- Robert B. DeSalvo

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New DVD Blu-ray: 'Masters of Sex,' '300,' 'Orphan Black'

24 June 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week

"Masters of Sex: Season One"

What's It About? Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan star in this Showtime series about sex researchers Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson.

Why We're In: There's a fair amount of onscreen sexiness, but the nuanced look at humanity and sexuality is what has made this a must-see cable drama.

Moviefone's Top Blu-ray of the Week

"A Hard Day's Night (Criterion)"

What's It About? This movie musical stars the Beatles as goofier versions of themselves, just as they're becoming the legendary band we all know and love.

Why We're In: Fancy digital restoration, fancy audio updates, interviews, a making-of doc, and more make this a must-have for fans of the Beatles or musicals or anything that's fun and cool.

New on DVD & Blu-ray

"300: Rise of An Empire"

What's It About? Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, this »

- Jenni Miller

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300: Rise of an Empire (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Combo Pack)

23 June 2014 7:40 PM, PDT | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

Blu-ray Review

300: Rise of an Empire

Directed by: Noam Murro

Cast: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey

Running Time: 1 hr 42 mins

Rating: R

Due Out: June 24, 2014

Own “300: Rise of an Empire” on Blu-ray 3D combo pack, Blu-ray combo pack, 2-disc DVD special edition and Digital HD on 6/24

Plot (provided by Warner Bros. Home Video): “300: Rise of an Empire,” told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster “300,” is a new chapter of the epic saga, which takes the action to a new battlefield—the sea.

The story pits the Greek general Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces, ruled by the mortal-turned-god Xerxes, and led by Artemisia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

Knowing his only hope of defeating the overwhelming Persian armada will be to unite all of Greece, Themistokles ultimately leads the charge that will change the course of the war.

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’300: Rise of an Empire’ Review

23 June 2014 3:53 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson, Callan Mulvey, Rodrigo Santoro, David Wenham, Jack O’Connell, Andrew Tiernan, Igal Naor, Andrew Pleavin | Written by Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad | Directed by Noam Murro

Breaking new ground is certainly something to be admired. Being able to push the boundaries further is a rare feat that is inspiring to witness. The issue becomes what happens when that new ground becomes tired and worn? The inability to answer that quandary is a big reason squeals to visual spectacles rarely succeed. Their once flashy and new trend oversaturates the market to the point of ad nauseam.

With that issue in mind it is no wonder 300: Rise of an Empire does not work nearly as well as its predecessor. Director Noam Murro’s style is reminiscent to the original to a fault. It is akin to waiting eight years to make a sequel to The Matrix. »

- Dan Clark

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New on DVD/Blu-ray: 300 – Rise of an Empire (2014)

22 June 2014 6:43 PM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

You can’t keep a crazy Persian king down. And thus, after getting his ass handed to him by 300 Spartans in Zack Snyder’s 2006 hit “300,” Persia’s self-styled God-king Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) is back for another helping of Greek butt kicking. This time around he’s brought along vengeful gal pal Artemisia (Eva Green), a Greek orphan who has a major grudge to settle with her fellow countrymen, especially those vaunted Spartans. And so the stage is set for another Hellenic bloodbath, this time on the seas and with the Spartans playing background noise. Taking the lead is Athenian General Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton), a master tactician who may have just bitten off more than he can chew when Artemisia brings the entire Persian Navy to battle. Directed by relative newcomer Noam Murro, who does a hell of a job despite having only the moderately budgeted 2008 movie “Smart People” under his belt, »

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Cast set for A Few Best Men sequel

13 May 2014 11:21 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Kevin Bishop, Kris Marshall and Xavier Samuel will reprise their roles in the sequel to Stephan Elliott's 2011 hit comedy A Few Best Men.

Set to shoot next January in Western Australia, A Few Less Men will mark the directing debut of. Dean Craig, who scripted. Death At A Funeral and A Few Best Men.

Craig wrote the sequel, which is said to involve three men in ill-fitting wedding tuxedos, a coffin, travel plans gone inexplicably awry, and more wholly inappropriate behavior.

The script development was funded by Arclight Films, which is launching sales at the Cannes Film Market, and ScreenWest..

Producers Laurence Malkin, Share Stallings and Gary Hamilton, the team behind the original, have partnered with producer Tania Chambers on the sequel. It's the second collaboration in Wa between Malkin, Stallings and Chambers following Kill Me Three Times, the Kriv Stenders-directed darkly comedic thriller starring Simon Pegg, Sullivan Stapleton, »

- Don Groves

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Vengeance is sought when “300: Rise of an Empire” arrives

11 May 2014 5:52 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Vengeance is sought when “300: Rise of an Empire” arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD Special Edition and Digital HD on June 24 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Producer Zack Snyder teams up with Director Noam Murro to create the follow up to the 2007 hit “300” in the same visually stunning style as the original. The stylized epic follows two warring nations that fight for glory amidst a raging sea. Adapted from a screenplay by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad, and based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel “Xerxes,” Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “300: Rise of an Empire” was directed by Noam Murro. Gianni Nunnari, Mark Canton, Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder and Bernie Goldmann produced the film, with Thomas Tull, Frank Miller, Stephen Jones, Craig J. Flores and Jon Jashni serving as executive producers. The film stars Sullivan Stapleton (“Gangster Squad”) as Themistokles and Eva Green (“Dark Shadows”) as Artemisia, »

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300: Rise of an Empire Blu-ray 3D Release Date, Details and Cover Art

11 May 2014 11:32 AM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

300 director Zack Snyder returns to the Frank Miller graphic novel-inspired franchise as a producer on the sequel 300: Rise of an Empire, locked in to debut on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on a release date of June 24.

300: Rise of an Empire follows the tragic events of 300 as Xerxes as two armies wage war against one another. The film stars Sullivan Stapleton, Evan Green, and returning cast members Lena Headey and Rodrigo Santoro.

The Blu-ray 3D combo of 300: Rise of an Empire will include the film on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Roughly over an hour of bonus features include the following:

The 300 Effect 3 Days in Hell

Brutal Artistry

A New Breed of Hero

Taking the Battle to the Sea

Real Leaders & Legends

Women Warriors

Savage Warships

Becoming a Warrior

Pre-order 300: Rise of an Empire on Blu-ray 3D combo for $29.99 at Amazon.com, »

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'300: Rise of an Empire' Coming to Blu-ray 3D and DVD June 24th

9 May 2014 2:07 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Vengeance is sought when 300: Rise of an Empire arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD Special Edition and Digital HD on June 24 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Producer Zack Snyder teams up with Director Noam Murro to create the follow up to the 2007 hit 300 in the same visually stunning style as the original. The stylized epic follows two warring nations that fight for glory amidst a raging sea.

Adapted from a screenplay by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad, and based on Frank Miller's graphic novel "Xerxes," Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures' 300: Rise of an Empire was directed by Noam Murro. Gianni Nunnari, Mark Canton, Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder and Bernie Goldmann produced the film, with Thomas Tull, Frank Miller, Stephen Jones, Craig J. Flores and Jon Jashni serving as executive producers.

The film stars Sullivan Stapleton (Gangster Squad) as Themistokles and Eva Green (Dark Shadows) as Artemisia, »

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