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USC, Nyu Top THR Film School Rankings Again

30 July 2015 11:28 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Why Go to Film School When It's Cheaper to Just Make a Movie? The Hollywood Reporter has published the fifth edition of its annual list ranking the top 25 film schools in the United States. In spite of the fact that tax incentives have resulted in an increase in film production in other parts of the country, California and New York still remain the best places to receive a film education, as indicated by the two schools ranked in the first and second position both this year and last year (University of Southern California and New York University). To determine the ranks of each school for this year's list, THR toured campuses and interviewed industry experts, university deans and various alumni -- including writer-director Joss Whedon ("The Avengers: Age of Ultron," who actually admitted to choosing Wesleyan University, which ranks ninth on the list, for the weather and the weed). Considerations toward prestige, »

- Jessica Cariaga

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'Waterworld': 20 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Kevin Costner's Epic

28 July 2015 7:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It's been two decades, and still, the waves from the tsunami that was "Waterworld" have not receded.

Released 20 years ago this week (on July 28, 1995), the post-apocalyptic epic about the survivors of a drowned Earth became known as one of the most bloated flops of all time. That reputation wasn't really fair (the movie eventually broke even), but it was the then-most expensive movie ever made.

For a year before the film's release, stories leaked out about the waterlogged production's near-disastrous setbacks and its ego clashes between star Kevin Costner and his hand-picked director, Kevin Reynolds. Punsters were calling the movie "Fishtar" and "Kevin's Gate." By the time "Waterworld" finally came out, its underwhelming reception was a self-fulfilling prophecy. Costner's career as a bankable leading man has never really recovered.

In honor of the film turning 20 years old today, here are 20 facts you may not know about "Waterworld."

1. Initially, "Waterworld" was »

- Gary Susman

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Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron Blu-Ray Detailed and Dated

27 July 2015 1:06 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron hits Blu-ray October 2, with a digital release September 8! Here are the details!

Marvel Studios unleashes the next global phenomenon in the Marvel Cinematic Universe when Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron arrives on Digital 3D, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere September 8th and on 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Sd and On-Demand October 2nd! The iconic heroes are forced to reassemble and face their most intimidating enemy yet- Ultron. The home entertainment release includes Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes, Making-of Featurettes, Gag Reel and more!

In this sequel to 2012's Marvel's The Avengers, the iconic heroes are forced to reassemble and face their most intimidating enemy yet – Ultron. Pushed to the brink of their physical and emotional limits, the team must recruit both new heroes and familiar allies to face an escalating danger that threatens the entire planet.

Good intentions wreak havoc »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Victor Medina)

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Have Jurassic Dinosaurs Truly Kicked Marvel Superheroes Butt at Worldwide Box Office?

25 July 2015 9:48 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'Jurassic World' velociraptor kicks Iron Man ass at worldwide box office. 'Jurassic World' officially surpasses 'The Avengers' at worldwide box office Directed by Colin Trevorrow; starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Vincent D'Onofrio; and co-executive-produced by Steven Spielberg, Jurassic World has officially become the third biggest worldwide box office hit in history. The Jurassic Park sequel – or reboot, as it's basically the same story with a slightly different twist – has surpassed Marvel's Joss Whedon-directed all-star superhero flick The Avengers, which broke box office records back in 2012. Of course, "officially" just ain't what it used to be – like, in the days before The Fall. So you wisely ask, "But which movie has actually sold the most tickets?" After all, that's the true measure of a film's popularity. Well, that's a tough one to answer without the studios providing accurate, precise numbers. And that's not about to happen. It always »

- Zac Gille

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The Week in Spandex – Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther, Batman v Superman, Suicide Squad, Justice League Dark, Hellboy 3, X-Men/Fantastic Four, Gambit and more

25 July 2015 3:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Daredevil, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, X-Men: Apocalypse, Gambit, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad, Green Lantern Corps, Justice League Dark, Hellboy 3, Gotham, Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem, Batman: Bad Blood, Batman: The Killing Joke, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl and more…

After topping the worldwide box office last weekend with $114 million – including £4 million here in the UK, where it dethroned Minions – Marvel’s Ant-Man is set to face new competition from Pixels in the States this weekend, but with $133 million in the bank by close of play on Thursday the miniature superhero is performing on par with Captain America: The First Avenger and will be looking to crack the »

- Gary Collinson

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11 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Blu-ray Clips and Cover Art

24 July 2015 1:20 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last night, a Blu-ray trailer debuted for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, which revealed that the superhero blockbuster will debut on Digital HD September 8, with the Blu-ray and DVD release coming on October 2. Today that release date has been confirmed, with Marvel revealing the 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD artwork, along with 11 clips. Unfortunately, none of these scenes are from the extra 45 minutes of footage that wasn't seen in the theatrical cut. Hopefully we'll have some of that footage in the near future.

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron is the biggest event the Marvel Cinematic Universe has experienced and soon you can bring that adventure home! Good intentions wreak havoc when Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) unwittingly creates Ultron (James Spader), a terrifying A.I. monster who vows to achieve "world peace" via mass extinction. Now, Iron Man, Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth) and »

- MovieWeb

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These 7 Shows Are Ripe for a Musical Episode—Here's How and Why to Do It

24 July 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It has been far too long since a TV show did a musical episode—and we're not counting the dearly departed Glee or our new love Empire. We're talking about when a show, like Grey's Anatomy, does a straight-up and unexpected musical episode. Let's change that. Musical episodes can either be amazing—try and tell us Buffy the Vampire Slayer's "Once More, With Feeling" is not one of the finest hours of TV you've watched and that you don't own the soundtrack to Joss Whedon's genius episode—or just dreadful. Sorry, 7th Heaven, but whuck? Here's how we would do musical episodes for seven of your favorite shows. Law and Order: Svu Now we »

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron Blu-Ray Includes Deleted Scenes And Gag Reel, Set To Hit In October

24 July 2015 8:40 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It won’t be long before Marvel’s biggest event of the summer hits Blu-Ray and DVD, after the studio today revealed an Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser that slates the release for October 2. Bundling together 45 minutes of bonus content, deleted scenes and a gag reel – but, crucially, no director’s cut of Joss Whedon’s superhero sequel – the flick will also launch across 3D Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital Sd and VOD on the same day.

Fans chomping at the bit to see Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in action once again can take solace in the fact that Age of Ultron will make its debut on 3D Digital and Digital HD on September 8. As for those bonus materials, here a detailed list of what to expect courtesy of Marvel.

From The Inside Out – Making Of The Avengers: Age Of Ultron

The Infinite Six

Global Adventure

Deleted & Extended Scenes [With Audio Commentary By Joss Whedon]

Gag Reel

Audio »

- Michael Briers

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Watch an explosive final battle clip from the Avengers: Age of Ultron DVD

24 July 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Did you feel like you didn't get quite enough superhero on robot fisticuffs in this summer's Avengers: Age of Ultron?

Marvel Studios and Disney have now shared an exclusive extended clip from the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of Joss Whedon's blockbuster.

The scene sees Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and the Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) going toe-to-toe with the horde of Ultrons at the movie's action-packed climax.

Avengers: Age of Ultron is coming to DVD and Blu-ray this September. »

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Blu-ray trailer, release date and special features revealed

24 July 2015 3:09 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Marvel Studios has announced that this year’s blockbuster sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron is set to hit Blu-ray and DVD on October 2nd, and will come with 45 minutes of exclusive bonus content:

- From The Inside Out – Making Of The Avengers: Age Of Ultron

– The Infinite Six

– Global Adventure

– Deleted & Extended Scenes [With Audio Commentary By Joss Whedon]

– Gag Reel

– Audio Commentary With Director Joss Whedon

Check out a trailer here…

Avengers: Age of Ultron sees Joss Whedon directing a cast that includes Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow), Mark Ruffalo (The Incredible Hulk), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye), Don Cheadle (War Machine), Cobie Smulders (Maria Hill), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Paul Bettany (Jarvis / The Vision), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Quicksilver), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Hayley Atwell (Peggy Carter), Idris Elba (Heimdall), Anthony Mackie (Falcon), James Spader (Ultron), Stellen Skarsgard (Erik Selvig), Thomas Kretschmann (Baron Strucker), Josh Brolin (Thanos), Claudia Kim (Dr. »

- Gary Collinson

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'Avengers 2' Blu-ray Trailer Teases Deleted Scenes, Gag Reel and More

23 July 2015 8:55 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Marvel still hasn't officially announced when Avengers: Age of Ultron will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD yet, but a new Blu-ray trailer has surfaced from Jw Trailers, which reveals that the blockbuster will debut on Digital HD September 8, and on Blu-ray and DVD October 8. The trailer also reveals that there will be "45 minutes of exclusive content" such as deleted scenes, a gag reel and a teaser for Avengers: Infinity War Part 1. We also get a look at some of the behind-the-scenes footage, featuring a glimpse of the makeup process that Paul Bettany went through for his Vision costume.

Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest superhero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the »

- MovieWeb

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Special Features For Upcoming Avengers: Age Of Ultron Blu-Ray Release Revealed

23 July 2015 5:07 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Yeah...we're not getting a Director's Cut of Avengers: Age of Ultron! We can however look forward to the list of special features below. There's nothing particularly exciting there (the lack of a One-Shot is to be expected, though no Phase 3 sneak peak is somewhat disappointing), but hopefully those deleted and extended scenes end up being pretty good. An audio commentary with Joss Whedon should also be good fun, but here's hoping it ends up being included on more than just the Us version this time as that stirred up a fair bit of controversy back in 2012. Anyway, check out the full list of special features and back cover art below! What do you guys think of this list of extras?   From The Inside Out - Making Of The Avengers: Age Of Ultron The Infinite Six Global Adventure Deleted & Extended Scenes [With Audio Commentary By Joss Whedon] Gag Reel Audio Commentary With Director Joss Whedon »

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Sorry Avengers, You Just Got Bumped Down The Global Box Office Charts

22 July 2015 3:50 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

In case you haven't noticed, Colin Trevorrow's Jurassic World has made a whole lot of money. It broke opening weekend records when it first came out in early June, and the money train hasn't stopped since. In fact, the movie is reaching such high heights that it actually just bumped Joss Whedon's The Avengers out of the number three spot on the all-time global box office rankings. The Hollywood Reporter has tabulated the numbers, and with its $1.522 billion take from theaters around the globe, Jurassic World is now considered to be the third highest grossing movie of all time. Of course, it still sits behind the twin James Cameron directed behemoths, Avatar ($2.788 billion) and Titanic ($2.187 billion). Now at the number four spot, The Avengers made $1.519 billion when it was released in 2012. What's really fascinating about the numbers that Jurassic World has managed to pull in over the last »

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Box Office: Jurassic World Passes The Avengers To Become #3 Movie Of All-Time

22 July 2015 12:03 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Yeserday, Jurassic World took a bite out of Marvel by passing Joss Whedon's The Avengers to become the third highest grossing movie of all-time. Analysts have been predicting that it would happen for a while now, but it's finally official thanks to the Colin Trevorrow helmed movie hitting $1.522 billion at the global box office, passing The Avengers' haul of $1.520 billion in the process. While Jurassic World now sits comfortably at #3, it has a very long way to go before it comes anywhere near Titanic and Avatar (simply put, it won't). It's only the fourth movie to pass $600 million in North America and has earned over $907 million overseas to date. Amazingly, a sequel hasn't been announced just yet, but you know it's coming! What did you think of Jurassic World?  »

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Sdcc 2015: Tales from Hall H

20 July 2015 5:14 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

After braving the elements, the moment I had been waiting for arrived.  For the first time ever I had made it into Hall H. The atmosphere is electric. People dash here and there seeking out the best seat in the hall. In the scramble I lost my group. The fault was mine. I was taking in the sheer size of the hall and completely lost track of everyone. No amount of shouting our distress call “Margot Robbie, Caw, Caw” was going to help me. Worst yet, my cellphone died, cutting me off completely.

I found a decent seat in the middle of the room and then immediately ran to the restroom, which was a complete madhouse. Women were running in and out of stalls trying to make it out before Warner Bros. began their presentation. The lady behind me gave me a shove as soon as a stall opened up for me. »

- Elizabeth Rico

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Sdcc 2015: Tales from the Hall H line

20 July 2015 5:11 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The beginnings of the Hall H line for Friday morning can be seen on the left and right hand edges of the sidewalk.

Hall H. The hall of halls at San Diego Comic Con (Sdcc). Long time attendees are well aware of the level of dedication it takes to earn a spot in this coveted place. For those of you unfamiliar with the hall, Hall H is the largest and most popular hall at Sdcc. It is here that studios promote upcoming blockbusters and popular television shows. After Twilight invaded Sdcc, camping out overnight in the Hall H line had become commonplace.

I consider getting into Hall H something that everyone should do at least once. Sleeping out under the stars and chatting with equally nerdy strangers is an experience of a lifetime. I have plenty of stories to tell from my time in line, but first, a rant.

The »

- Elizabeth Rico

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Rudd Ant Hero Has Worst Marvel Cinematic Universe Domestic Debut to Date

20 July 2015 3:41 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'Ant-Man': Paul Rudd as Scott Lang. 'Ant-Man' box office below expectations: Lowest Marvel Cinematic Universe domestic debut Starring Paul Rudd as a bug-like (sizewise) action hero, Ant-Man was expected to open with $60-$65 million from 3,856 U.S. and Canada locations this past weekend, July 17-19, '15. That didn't happen. A mere three days ago, Variety enthused that Ant-Man was "marching to a solid $65 million weekend at the U.S. box office." But instead of a $65 million domestic debut like those of Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, Ant-Man bowed with a considerably more modest $57.22 million (down from the studio's $58.04 million Sunday estimate), including Thursday evening screenings. This latest Marvel Cinematic Universe entry averaged a highly disappointing – especially for an McU entry with loads of steeper-priced 3D and IMAX / Pfl screenings – $14,841 per location. But really, why "highly disappointing"? Trailing 'The Incredible Hulk' Even taking into account the fact »

- Zac Gille

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'Buffy' Star Juliet Landau: One Fan Legally Changed Her Name to Drusilla!

20 July 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Juliet Landau appeared on 17 of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer's" 144 episodes ... but man, did she make an impression. Joining the show in Season Two as one half of a killer couple, Landau's Drusilla and her on-screen love Spike (James Marsters) proved to be two of the titular character's most memorable foes.  And, like her immortal character on the beloved series, the fandom love for the show never dies "The show has such a massive following. It seems to grow and grow and grow and people love to watch it over and over or bring their families into it," she tells toofab's Brian Particelli. "It’s amazing. and people are still really avid about it, it’s wonderful." But there is a line between "avid fan" and slight obsession. "I met a young woman who legally changed her name to Drusilla Summers," Landau exclaims. "She's got Dru and Buffy's last name, »

- tooFab Staff

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Find out why Ant-Man director Peyton Reed's Fantastic Four film was scrapped

20 July 2015 11:15 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Writer-director Peyton Reed currently holds the number one spot at the Us box office with Ant-Man, but this was not actually intended to be his first comic book movie.

The North Carolina-born filmmaker was originally attached to 20th Century Fox's Marvel property Fantastic Four, long before it was handed over to director Josh Trank.

In a recent interview with Yahoo, Reed opened up about why his version of Marvel's first family never made it to cinemas.

"I was a huge Marvel fan when I was a kid and knew Fantastic Four inside out and felt they were always the crown jewel of Marvel," he recalled. "So I went in and got [hired for] the movie and I developed it for the better part of a year with three different sets of writers.

"But it became clear after a while that Fox had a very different movie in mind and they were also chasing a release date… »

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Find out why Ant-Man director Peyton Reed's Fantastic Four reboot was scrapped

20 July 2015 11:15 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Writer-director Peyton Reed is riding high off the box office success of Ant-Man, but this was not actually intended to be his first comic book movie.

The North Carolina-born filmmaker was originally attached to 20th Century Fox's Marvel property Fantastic Four, long before it was handed over to director Josh Trank.

In a recent interview with Yahoo, Reed opened up about why his version of Marvel's first family never made it to cinemas.

"I was a huge Marvel fan when I was a kid and knew Fantastic Four inside out and felt they were always the crown jewel of Marvel," he recalled. "So I went in and got [hired for] the movie and I developed it for the better part of a year with three different sets of writers.

"But it became clear after a while that Fox had a very different movie in mind and they were also chasing a release date… »

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