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10 items from 2014


Toronto Film Review: ‘Pawn Sacrifice’

7 September 2014 11:06 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The moves are none too surprising but the psychological back-and-forth still compels attention in “Pawn Sacrifice,” director Edward Zwick’s conventionally well-crafted dramatization of the life of Bobby Fischer. Revisiting that astonishing moment when a world reeling from Vietnam and Watergate was held spellbound by an epic, emblematic 1972 chess match between Fischer and Soviet grandmaster Boris Spassky, , though Tobey Maguire’s angry, bristling lead performance does capture the man’s outsized personality in spades. An elegant if unrevealing title and the somewhat rarefied historical material may keep broad audience exposure at bay, but an enterprising distrib could court discerning grown-up interest.

Effectively a fictionalized companion piece to Liz Garbus’ 2011 documentary “Bobby Fischer Against the World,” Steven Knight’s screenplay is structured around an event that, rather remarkably, has never furnished a dramatic feature film before. Amid escalating Cold War tensions, the 1972 World Chess Championship in Reykjavik — dubbed “the Match of »

- Justin Chang

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First Word on Riddick Sequel. Watch Vin Diesel Dance!

28 January 2014 1:43 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Right now Riddick (Blu-ray review) is number one on the home video charts, and you know what that means... Sequel talk! Such is the case today, and star Vin Diesel was so excited by the news, he decided to start dancing! But wait! There's more!

If you watch the video below, which features Diesel dancing(!) to both Katy Perry and Beyonce (seriously, you have to watch this), in between shaking his ass to their two songs, he mentions that Universal called him directly to give him the good news about the home video release and to inquire about the possibility of a sequel.

Post by Vin Diesel.

Riddick Synopsis

Global action superstar Vin Diesel reprises his breakthrough role in Riddick, the much anticipated new chapter in the epic adventures of the most wanted man in the universe. The all-new thriller finds the title character trapped on a sun-scorched planet and »

- Uncle Creepy

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Vin Diesel Says Universal Wants a Riddick Sequel

28 January 2014 10:09 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Vin Diesel is very excited this morning, and he has released a new video on his personal page to dance about it. He wants to thank fans for making Riddick the number one DVD in sales this month, and announced that Universal wants to develop a sequel.

Here's what he had to say, thanking his longtime fanbase for their support of the R rated franchise adventure, which landed on Blu-ray and DVD January 14th. (Warning, you have to get past about 3 minutes of Vin dancing and lip-syncing before he drops the news).

"I'm just excited, and happy, and I'm shouting out to you guys to say thank you. Universal just called me and told me Riddick is number one on the DVD charts. There's no way Riddick would have been made without you guys. You know that. and you guys have been a part of our page since 2012 and remember »

- MovieWeb

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New Riddick Viral Offers a Map to the Stars

23 January 2014 7:00 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

With Riddick (Blu-ray review) now available in stores, we've gotten hold of an imagining of our favorite Furyan's universe in an easy to use, interactive star map. Each of the planets on the map has hotspots that contain facts, images, and other content that gives fans a more in-depth look at the setting of the trilogy.

While the map doesn't reflect every aspect of the Riddick universe - and we certainly wouldn't advise it as a navigational tool - it definitely presents a jumping-off point for fans to discuss their favorite characters, scenes, and moments from the action-packed sci-fi franchise!

Blu-ray Combo Pack Description

Debuting an Unrated Director’s Cut with even more intense, heart-pounding sequences not shown in theaters and an alternate ending, the Blu-ray Combo Pack includes bonus features that reveal the behind-the-scenes secrets of the heart-stopping thriller’s incredible cast, uniquely talented crew, and cutthroat characters. In addition, »

- Uncle Creepy

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 10 ‘Riddick’ Blu-ray Combo Packs with Vin Diesel

15 January 2014 9:20 PM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Combo Pack with our unique social giveaway technology, we have 10 free Blu-ray and DVD combo packs up for grabs for the highly anticipated home release of “Riddick” starring Vin Diesel!

Riddick,” which will be released on Blu-ray and DVD combo pack on Jan. 18, 2014 from Universal Home Entertainment and is rated “R,” also stars Karl Urban, Dave Bautista, Katee Sackhoff, Jordi Mollà, Matt Nable, Bokeem Woodbine, Raoul Trujillo, Conrad Pla, Noah Danby and Neil Napier from writer and director David Twohy based on characters created by Jim Wheat. Note: You must be 17+ to win and receive this “R”-rated film.

To win your free “Riddick” combo pack courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, get interactive with our unique Hookup technology directly below. That’s it! The more social actions you complete below, the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Win the Unrated Director’s Cut Blu-ray Combo Pack of Riddick

10 January 2014 11:41 AM, PST | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

In an electrifying return to his signature role, Vin Diesel heads up an internationally acclaimed cast that includes Karl Urban (Star Trek franchise), Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica), Jordi Mollà (Columbiana), WWE superstar Dave Bautista (upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy), Noah Danby (“Defiance”), Danny Blanco Hall (Immortals), Bokeem Woodbine (Total Recall), Matt Nable (Killer Elite), Raoul Trujillo (Apocalypto), Conrad Pla (Immortals), Neil Napier (White House Down), Nolan Gerard Funk (Aliens in America) and two-time Grammy Award nominee Keri Lynn Hilson.

Debuting an Unrated Director’s Cut with even more intense, heart-pounding sequences not shown in theaters and an alternate ending, the Blu-ray Combo Pack includes bonus features that reveal the behind-the-scenes secrets of the heart-stopping thriller’s incredible cast, uniquely talented crew and cutthroat characters.

The Riddick Unrated Director’s Cut Blu-ray Combo Pack also includes a Digital HD Copy of the film available on UltraViolet. UltraVioletis the revolutionary new way »

- Robert Greenberger

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Riddick : The Giveaway

8 January 2014 12:53 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Vin Diesel returns as the most wanted man in the universe in Riddick on Blu-ray & DVD on January 14th, and Wamg is giving you a chance to win the never-before seen Unrated Director’s Cut Blu-ray Combo Pack of the stunning new chapter of the explosive sci-fi adventure franchise!

In an electrifying return to his signature role, Diesel heads up an internationally acclaimed cast that includes Karl Urban (Star Trek franchise), Katee Sackhoff (“Battlestar Galactica”), Jordi Mollà (Columbiana), WWE superstar Dave Bautista (upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy), Noah Danby (“Defiance”), Danny Blanco Hall (Immortals), Bokeem Woodbine (Total Recall), Matt Nable (Killer Elite), Raoul Trujillo (Apocalypto), Conrad Pla (Immortals), Neil Napier (White House Down), Nolan Gerard Funk (“Aliens in America”) and two-time Grammy Award nominee Keri Lynn Hilson.

For your chance of winning a Riddick Unrated Director’s Cut Blu-ray Combo Pack:

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- Melissa Howland

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Dig on 10 Minutes of Riddick

6 January 2014 12:01 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Vin Diesel's Riddick is slashing his way to home video on the 14th, and right now you... yes, You... have the opportunity to check out the film's opening here! Got a few minutes to kill? This is a damned fine way to do so!

From the Press Release

Vin Diesel returns to the larger-than-life role that made him a global superstar as Riddick blasts its way onto Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ on January 14, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film will also be available on Digital HD December 17, 2013. The third feature film installment of the blockbuster series returns to its hardcore action roots with an all-new, no-holds-barred adventure from writer and director David Twohy, creator of the hit franchise.

Debuting an Unrated Director’s Cut with even more intense, heart-pounding sequences not shown in theaters and an alternate ending, the Blu-ray Combo »

- Uncle Creepy

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Watch the First 10 Minutes of Riddick

6 January 2014 9:39 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With Riddick heading to Blu-ray and DVD next week, Universal Home Entertainment has released the first ten minutes of the movie online and we have it for you to watch right now:

Vin Diesel returns to the larger-than-life role that made him a global superstar as Riddick blasts its way onto Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ on January 14, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film will also be available on Digital HD December 17, 2013. The third feature film installment of the blockbuster series returns to its hardcore action roots with an all-new, no-holds-barred adventure from writer and director David Twohy, creator of the hit franchise.

Debuting an Unrated Director’s Cut with even more intense, heart-pounding sequences not shown in theaters and an alternate ending, the Blu-ray Combo Pack includes bonus features that reveal the behind-the-scenes secrets of the heart-stopping thriller’s incredible cast, uniquely talented crew and cutthroat characters. »

- Jonathan James

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Watch the First 10-Minutes of Riddick Starring Vin Diesel

4 January 2014 10:32 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The first 10-Minutes of Riddick are online as part of a special sneak preview to celebrate its release now On Deman and Digital HD before it comes home on Blu-ray January 14. Watch the opening moments, as Vin Diesel's antihero and escaped convict Riddick deals with being left for dead on a sun-scorched planet where the wild inhabitants try to pick his bones clean. Being buried alive is the least of his problems, as he soon finds himself fighting off an alien predator more lethal than any human he has every encountered.

The Riddick Blu-ray and Riddick DVD are in stores January 14. You can watch the film now On Demand and Digital HD.

Riddick was released September 6th, 2013 and stars Vin Diesel, Jordi Mollà, Matthew Nable, Katee Sackhoff, Dave Bautista, Bokeem Woodbine, Raoul Trujillo, Conrad Pla. The film is directed by David Twohy. »

- MovieWeb

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