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Jeremy Renner Takes on Animated Family Movie Arctic Justice

24 August 2016 11:25 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Two-time Academy Award nominee&#160Jeremy Renner&#160(The Hurt Locker, The Avengers, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and Rogue Nation) has signed on to voice the lead character (Swifty) in the epic 3D, CGI animated family film Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad from&#160Andrea Iervolino&#160and&#160Monika Bacardi's&#160Ambi&#160Group.

Renner will lead an ensemble voice cast for Arctic Justice that includes Alec Baldwin (The Departed, Blue Jasmine, Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation),&#160Heidi Klum (The Devil Wears Prada, Project Runway),&#160John Cleese (A Fish Called Wanda, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian), James Franco (The Interview, 127 Hours, Spider-Man), Anjelica Huston (The Royal Tenenbaums, The Addams Family), and Omar Sy (Jurassic World,&#160Inferno).

When the sinister Doc Walrus (voiced by John Cleese) hatches a secret plot to accelerate global warming and melt the arctic circle, a rag-tag group of inexperienced heroes (voiced by Renner, Franco, Baldwin, Huston, Klum and Sy »

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Monty Python’s John Cleese Launches His Own YouTube Channel

29 July 2016 9:06 AM, PDT | | See recent Tubefilter News news »

A man with more than 50 years of comedy experience is taking his crack at YouTube. John Cleese, who is best known as one of the co-founders of the British comedy troupe Monty Python, has launched a personal channel on which he will share sketches, stories, and other videos.

Cleese co-founde Monty Python in 1969 and went on to engineer some of the group’s most popular sketches, including “Dead Parrot” and the “Ministry of Silly Walks.” He also served up several memorable roles in the group’s films, including his portrayal of the indefatigable Black Knight in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Beyond Python, Cleese has also appeared in several films, including the James Bond franchise (where he played Bond’s gadget man, Q) and Harry Potter (which featured him as the jovial ghost Nearly-Headless Nick).

With his YouTube channel, Cleese will continue his legendary career. “On my YouTube, channel, »

- Sam Gutelle

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Terry Gilliam on finally filming Don Quixote: 'Adam Driver is bankable! Thank God for Star Wars!'

19 May 2016 10:25 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The director speaks in Cannes about the ‘disease’ of trying to shoot Cervantes’s book, casting man-of-the-moment Driver, and the guilt he feels about the shoot for Monty Python and the Holy Grail

It is, according to its director, “the Sisyphean rock that keeps rolling back”. A film, more than 20 years in the making, that’s been stalled by vanishing funds, flash floods and disease. Yet Terry Gilliam is again pushing The Man Who Killed Don Quixote up the hill.

The director’s treasured adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’s book has seen years of false starts. A who’s-who of acting talent have been attached to play the arrogant, dreamy Don (Jean Roquefort, Robert Duvall, John Hurt) and an approximation of his staunch squire Sancho Panza (Johnny Depp, Ewan McGregor, Jack O’Connell). All departed, for reasons ranging from the dull (Depp’s been too busy making films for »

- Henry Barnes

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The 10 Best Opening Title Sequences in Film

5 April 2016 6:09 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Title sequences don’t have to be boring. They can be just as exciting, creative, or innovative as the films they introduce. These are our picks for the 10 best opening title sequences of feature films.

Spring is upon us, and what better way to celebrate the beginning of brighter days than to celebrate the best film beginnings of all time! Check back all month long as we look at the films with the best beginnings.

The title sequence for a film is more than a bunch of letters spelling words on a screen. A title sequence is an opportunity for a filmmaker to grab the attention of his or her audience. It’s an ideal spot to introduce musical themes, set a stylistic tone, or establish a directorial style. During the opening titles a filmmaker has the opportunity to explain a backstory, show a flashback, or even dictate the setting to the audience. »

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In Focus: Director Terry Gilliam and His Long, Strange Career

18 March 2016 9:30 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Terry Gilliam Age: 75 Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota Best Known For: Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Brazil, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Twelve Monkeys Nobody makes movies quite like Terry Gilliam. His flair for off-kilter comedy and big, bold visuals has made for some truly iconic movies over the years. And while there are certainly more famous entries in his filmography, we're celebrating one of his lesser known and underappreciated movies that was released this very week back...

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Michael White Dies: ‘Rocky Horror,’ Monty Python Producer Was 80

13 March 2016 9:48 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Michael White, the Scottish producer whose long list of largely U.K. stage and film credits includes Monty Python and the Holy Grail and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, has died. He was 80. The producer died March 8 of heart failure in Ojai, CA. White was the subject of the 2013 documentary The Last Impressario. Watch the trailer above. White, who received a 2014 special lifetime achievement Olivier Award, produced his first play on the West End in 1961 but made his… »

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Michael White, ‘Rocky Horror,’ ‘Monty Python’ Producer, Dies at 80

8 March 2016 7:40 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Michael White, the British film and theater producer best known for his work on “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” has died. He was 80. White passed away Monday night in Ojai, California, at the home of ex-wife Louise White. However, his death was confirmed to Reuters by his former girlfriend, filmmaker Lyndall Hobbs. “It would seem he died of heart failure having been told about eight weeks ago that he needed open heart surgery but he was too weak for surgery,” Hobbs said, explaining that his ex-wife and son had cared for him as his “health deteriorated rapidly. »

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Michael White, Rocky Horror movie producer, dies aged 80

8 March 2016 7:12 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

British impresario moved from West End to the big screen with hits including Monty Python and the Holy Grail and The Hound of the Baskervilles

The British film and theatre producer Michael White, best known for producing the Rocky Horror movie and Monty Python and the Holy Grail, has died aged 80, his ex-girlfriend said on Tuesday.

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Kevin Hart's Snowball Kicks Bunny Butt in New 'The Secret Life of Pets' Trailer

18 January 2016 8:01 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

As any "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" fan could warn you, you don't want to mess with a rabbit. They may look cute, but just watch what happens when two guards underestimate Kevin Hart's widdle white Snowball in this new character-focused trailer for "The Secret Life of Pets."

"Liberated forever! Domesticated never! Yeaaaaah!"

The cat toying with the poop is the best part.

The animated comedy, which hits theaters July 8, also stars the voices of Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Steve Coogan, Ellie Kemper, Bobby Moynihan, Lake Bell, Hannibal Buress, and Albert Brooks.

The story is set in a Manhattan apartment building, as a terrier named Max (Louis C.K.) sees his life as a favorite pet turned upside down, when his owner brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke (Eric Stonestreet). But they have to put their differences aside they find out that Snowball the bunny is building an »

- Gina Carbone

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The WGA Names the 101 Funniest Screenplays of All Time

31 December 2015 5:13 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Let’s end the year with a celebration of the funniest comedy scripts ever written. The Writer’s Guild of America has chosen the 101 best laugh-getting screenplays. Keep in mind that this is all about the writing, not the cast or the director.

1.Annie Hall (1977)

2. Some Like it Hot (1959)

3. Groundhog Day (1993)

4. Airplane! (1980)

5. Tootsie (1982)

6. Young Frankenstein (1974)

7. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

8. Blazing Saddles (1974)

9. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

10. National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)

11. This is Spinal Tap (1984)

12. The Producers (1967)

13. The Big Lebowski (1998)

14. Ghostbusters (1984)

15. When Harry Met Sally (1989)

16. Bridesmaids (2011)

17. Duck Soup (1933)

18. There’s Something About Mary (1998)

19. The Jerk (1979)

20. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

21. His Girl Friday (1940)

22. The Princess Bride (1987)

23. Raising Arizona (1987)

24. Bringing Up Baby (1938)

25. Caddyshack (1980)

26. Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979)

27. The Graduate (1967)

28. The Apartment (1960)

29. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

30. The Hangover (2009)

31. The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

32. The Lady Eve »

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