Bewitched Remake in the Works for NBC

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Cue the crinkled nose: A Bewitched remake could be flying back to primetime next fall. Just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Elizabeth Montgomery fantasy-comedy, NBC is developing a new take on the old story about a pretty witch and her very mortal husband, People has confirmed. The new iteration from Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein (The Vow) fast-forwards the tale to focus on Samantha's granddaughter Daphne, a single twentysomething who, just like the women in her family, uses magic to get through life. But it can't conjure up love! ABC, which aired the original sitcom from 1964- See more »

- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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E! Online

Taylor Swift's Biggest Fear Revealed...and It's Totally Bizarre: Watch!

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While many folks are afraid of spiders and snakes, Taylor Swift's biggest fear is far fishier.  Namely, the 24-year-old pop star is terrified of sea urchins. And yes, we're serious.  The "Shake It Off" singer recently appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show (the episode airs on Monday), where she shared what scares her the most (and it's not just sea urchins!) in addition to dishing on Adam Levine's biggest weakness.  "They're like a grenade," the blond beauty says of sea urchins, explaining why she finds the creature to be so creepy. "They're sitting there waiting to completely injure you."  Video: Taylor Swift reveals See more »

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TVGuide - Breaking News

She's Outta There! Alison Sweeney Says Goodbye to Days of Our Lives

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Grab a hanky, or 12. Soap superstar Alison Sweeney checks out of NBC's Days of Our Lives next week, nearly 22 years after she joined the show as stormy conniver Sami Brady. Sami leaves Salem a widow, thanks to the recent presumed death of her hubby Ej. But there's good news: After a series of deeply emotional farewells with friends and family, she will head to L.A. where studio execs — who have read that horrid Sami expose written by her son — are eager to put her story on screen. Of course, TV Guide Magazine had to get Sweeney's take on all this!

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- Michael Logan

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The Joan Didion Documentary Kickstarter Raised $80K in 1 Day

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As of today, Joan Didion can cross “crowd-funding” off her bucket list. The laconic 79-year-old essayist — who vivisected the '60s, became half of a Hollywood power couple, and more recently wrote two best-sellers about losing her husband and daughter suddenly — will be the subject of a documentary titled (aptly, if unoriginally) We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live. Her nephew, the actor Griffin Dunne, who will co-direct it with documentary veteran Susanne Rostock, put the project up on Kickstarter yesterday. It reached its goal of $80,000 at 10:30, roughly 24 hours later.As teased in a See more »

- Boris Kachka

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The Guardian - Film News

The Babadook review a superbly acted, chilling Freudian thriller

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Director Jennifer Kent exerts masterly control over this tense supernatural tale about a childrens book that one single mother should never have opened

Jennifer Kent: I wanted to talk about the need to face darkness in ourselves

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Haunted heroines: women are taking the lead in horror films

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- Peter Bradshaw

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Exclusive Clip From Edwyn Collins' The Possibilities Are Endless

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When rocker Edwyn Collins suffered a huge stroke in 2005, he was left able to say only three things: “yes”, “no”, “Grace Maxwell” (the name of his wife) and “the possibilities are endless”. Filmmakers Edward Lovelace and James Hall have plumped for the latter as title See more »

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Nine Inch Nails Fans Will Be Surprised By This Album

3 September 2013 11:50 AM, PDT

Nine Inch Nails, "Hesitation Marks" (Columbia)

Sun-kissed harmonies, funk-flecked guitar lines and – whisper it – a saxophone workout all make an appearance on "Hesitation Marks," a surprising new offering from Trent Reznor's Nine Inch Nails after a lengthy, self-imposed hiatus.

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MTV Movies Blog

The Best Movies Of 2013

17 December 2013 12:00 PM, PST

To clarify, this is my top ten today at this very moment. It's going to change. Even as I wrote out the below list, I was dramatically shifting these worthy films up and down. For one thing I want — no, need — to see all of these again and See more »

- Josh Horowitz

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Filmmaker Magazine

Boyhood, Birdman, Citizenfour, and More Receive 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards

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Nominees were announced this morning for the 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards by Ifp, with Richard Linklater’s Boyhood receiving the most nominations, including Best Picture. Birdman received two awards, including Best Director (for Alejandro G. Iñárritu) and Best Actor (Michael Keaton). The Best Picture nominations were See more »

- Scott Macaulay

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New John Carter films planned as Disney loses rights

21 October 2014 11:05 PM, PDT

Disney no longer owns the rights to the John Carter franchise, with Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. now planning to make more movies. Disney spent many years attempting to bring an adaptation of the sci-fi saga to the big screen, only for the eventual film to fall flat with See more »

- George Wales

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