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Battle Royale: Summer Blockbusters - And the Winner Is...

3 hours ago | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

To celebrate the summer blockbuster season, we pit the biggest and best of special effects-friendly cinema against each other for Battle Royale. We counted each and every last one of your votes on Facebook, and after eliminating thirty-one other contenders throughout October, we're finally down to just one.

The original trilogy’s Mark HamillCarrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford will reunite for this year’s The Force Awakens! Joining them will be Star Wars newcomers John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy RidleyAndy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings), Adam Driver (“Girls”), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis, Ex Machina), Domhnall Gleeson (Harry Potter, Ex Machina), and Max von Sydow (The Exorcist).

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Check out the full bracket below for a sneak peek at the next round of Battle Royale match-ups!



- Cineplex Entertainment

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Star Wars Battlefront To Be Its Own Beast; Battlefield Similarities End With Dice

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Despite sharing a developer in Dice and many of the genre’s tropes, Star Wars Battlefront is shaping up to be an entirely different experience than the Battlefield franchise.

Ditching the likes of squads and classes, Dice is aiming to break new ground in the Star Wars video game scene, and the acclaimed Swedish dev spoke of the ways in which it differs from Battlefield – and its legacy – during an interview with The Guardian.

“We have a strong legacy with Battlefield, but we did not want this to be a Battlefield game – we wanted it to have a heart and soul of its own. We came at it from a very different angle. We know that the core audience of a game like this is different to the Battlefield audience. There’s a crossover, but Star Wars fans expect a Star Wars game, not a Battlefield game. We looked at what Star Wars stands for, »

- Michael Briers

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Robert Zemeckis Adamant Back To The Future Remake Will Never Happen In His Lifetime

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With cinematic juggernauts such as Terminator, Jurassic Park and Star Wars all returning to the fray for 2015, Hollywood and the moviegoing audience are – for better or worse – basking in 80s nostalgia. Of all the IPs to witness a second coming, though, it appears as though Robert Zemeckis’ beloved classic Back to the Future won’t be one of  them, after the acclaimed filmmaker claimed such a reboot would only happen over his dead body.

In a recent interview with The Guardian, Zemeckis made it clear than any potential remake – however it is handled – could potentially tarnish a cinematic classic. Currently, both the director and his co-writer Bob Gale hold the rights to the motion picture following a deal with Universal and Amblin Entertainment at the time, meaning that the buck stops at them when it comes to Back to the Future-related films.

Hypothetically, Zemeckis went on to say that »

- Michael Briers

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Round-Up: Watch The Vatican Tapes Featurette, Real Fake History Episode, Fear The Walking Dead Teaser

5 hours ago | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Warning: the power of Christ may compel you while watching the new featurette from the Neveldine-directed film The Vatican Tapes. Also showcased in this round-up: "The Battle of Endor" episode of the Real Fake History series and a teaser for Fear the Walking Dead.

The Vatican Tapes: A spiritual showdown between Father Lozano (Michael Peña) and a powerful demon takes center stage in director Mark Neveldine's (Crank, Crank: High Voltage) The Vatican Tapes.

"The Vatican Tapes follows the ultimate battle between good and evil- God versus Satan. Angela Holmes is an ordinary 27-year-old until she begins to have a devastating effect on anyone close, causing serious injury and death. Holmes is examined and possession is suspected, but when the Vatican is called upon to exorcise the demon, the possession proves to be an ancient satanic force more powerful than ever imagined. It’s all up to Father »

- Tamika Jones

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Andy Serkis won't give away anything about his Star Wars character: "Not long to go now"

9 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Andy Serkis is seriously good at keeping Star Wars secrets.

The actor caught up with Digital Spy at the press night for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in London last night (June 30), but we were hard pushed to get new information from him.

It was recently revealed that Serkis will play Supreme Leader Snoke in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and a picture from the set has led fans to believe he may be the film's big villain.

When asked how evil his character is, Serkis laughed and said: "I can't tell you anything about my character. I'd love to, but I can't. But hey, it's not long to go now!"

Serkis is no stranger to big movie franchises, and starring in the likes of Avengers: Age of Ultron and the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies has given him time to perfect his poker face. »

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Minions topples Jurassic World with biggest ever UK opening for an animated film

11 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

UK box office top ten and analysis for the weekend of Friday 26th June to Sunday 28th June 2015…


Universal Pictures continued its stellar box office run this past weekend with the release of the Despicable Me spinoff Minions, which dethroned Jurassic World at the top of the UK chart with a solid opening weekend of £11,558,946. That’s a record for the franchise, surpassing the £9.95 million debut of Despicable Me 2, and the biggest ever three-day opening for an animated film on these shores.

See Also: Read our interview with Minions directors Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda

In other good news for Universal, Jurassic World pushed its UK haul to £48.9 million and counting, making it the biggest UK release of the year, and indeed the biggest film since Skyfall back in 2012.

In addition to Minions, two other newcomers cracked the top ten this week, with the Eli Roth-helmed Keanu Reeves »

- Gary Collinson

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Back to the Future turns 30: How the world looked in 1955, 1985 and 2015

11 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

In the run-up to Back to the Future's 30th anniversary on July 3, Digital Spy presents a week of special features celebrating the time-travel classic.

Has it really been 30 years since Back to the Future first arrived in cinemas? The '80s classic is one of those films that stands firm under repeat viewings, retaining its humour, heart and on-point performances from Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd and co. Simply put, there isn't a frame out of place in Back to the Future.

Though Robert Zemeckis's film still feels as fresh as ever, the world has changed dramatically across the three main periods the Back to the Future series spans. Digital Spy digs deep into the history books to find out how the world looked in 1955, 1984, and where we are now.



Marty sweeps to victory at the Oscars, winning for Best Picture, Director and Actor

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171 days until Star Wars: Han Solo gets clocked in the face in Star Wars #8

20 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Let’s see you talk your way out of This one, flyboy. In issue #8 of Star Wars, Stuart Immonen (Ultimate Spider-man) takes over as the regular artist for a departing John Cassaday. While the issue doesn’t have a solid street date yet — a stand-alone issue about Ben Kenobi is next on deck — Immonen is hard at work picking up where Cassaday left off. Particularly with Han Solo. Warning: Spoilers For Star Wars #6 Beyond This Point! . . . When we last left Han and Leia, they’d just been joined by a third party: Han’s wife Sana. While the details of their relationship are still under wraps, these pencils from Immonen indicate the Solo spouses are definitely not on the best terms. Image Credit: Marvel Entertainment. Art by Stuart Immonen Sana doesn’t seem to take much of a shine to Leia either. Fed up with this lover’s quarrel — and »

- Donna Dickens

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5 current kids cartoons that adults need to be watching

21 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Cartoons are like any other medium: they run the gamut from “Oh God I can feel myself getting dumber from watching this” to “This show better get nominated for an Emmy.” The latter category has recently been dominated by animation created specifically for adults. Despite being mostly overlooked year after year, there are several kid-oriented shows hiding humor and melancholy just under the wacky hijinks. Baking heavy or adult subject matter into a cartoon is nothing new. From “Looney Tunes” to “Tiny Toons” and beyond, animators have been layering their stories for decades, saving parents and guardians from wishing to shuffle off this mortal coil rather than be subjected to another episode. While the pickings in 2015 are slimmer than in other years — “Legend of Korra” has ended its run and we’re a far cry from the heyday of “Cartoon Cartoons!” on Cartoon Network — there are at least five animated »

- Donna Dickens

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'Batman v Superman' Lego and Funko Pop Comic Con Exclusives Revealed

23 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Warner Bros. is getting ready for their big Comic-Con 2015 presentation next week, which will most likely include Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, even though no specific films were confirmed quite yet for their Hall H presentation on Saturday, July 11. Today, the Wall Street Journal has revealed the first look at Lego's Batmobile set which will be on display at Sdcc. This is the first official Lego product to be unveiled for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which will be available to purchase on January 1, 2016.

The Lego DC Super Heroes New Batmobile set includes 306 pieces, two "stud shooters," opening doors, a new Batman outfit deco, two additional unnamed characters and an additional vehicle. The Batmobile set will cost $29.99 Srp. Lego announced that Batman sets will be coming, but this is the first we've see from this new line based on the highly-anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, set »

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15 Must See Movies of 2015

30 June 2015 12:36 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The term "must see" can be somewhat dubious. Sure, we think there are 15 movies worth seeing but that doesn't necessarily mean Joe or Jill Moviegoer is going to agree with us. However, in this day and age when there's no shortage of movie content, an overabundance of scripted TV programming, and the number of hours in the day are still a paltry 24, a list like the "15 must see movies of 2015" isn't just necessary, it's vital. Throughout your day there are many pieces of content competing for your eyeballs. Whether you are in a movie, watching TV, on the computer, your tablet or your smartphone, there is always something to see. However, is it a Must See? We feel that the following 15 movies more than meet that criteria.

1Star Wars: The Force Awakens - December 18

This is the 7th film in the thought to be completed Star Wars Franchise. There is »

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‘Star Trek 3′ Gets Title, Michael Bay Benghazi Thriller Sets Release Date

30 June 2015 12:21 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The next “Star Trek” adventure has been christened.

The third film in the rebooted adventures of James Kirk and crew has been dubbed “Star Trek Beyond,” Paramount said Tuesday. Justin Lin, the “Fast & Furious 6″ auteur who is taking over directing duties from a “Star Wars”-bound J.J. Abrams, tweeted the new title along with a sneak peek at the new Starfleet Uniform.

Star Trek Beyond” continues a directional approach to titling, following 2013’s “Star Trek Into Darkness.” The film brings back Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana, along with series newcomer Idris Elba. It hits theaters on July 8, 2016.

In addition, Paramount said it will release Michael Bay’s “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” wide on Jan. 15. The picture stars John Krasinski (“The Office”), Pablo Schreiber (“Orange Is the New Black”), and James Badge Dale (“World War Z”). It centers on the attack on the 2012 American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, »

- Brent Lang

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Machinima’s ‘Real Fake History’ Gives Pop Culture The Ken Burns Treatment

30 June 2015 11:56 AM, PDT | | See recent Tubefilter News news »

As we learned from one of Community’s best ever episodes, Ken Burns’ heralded documentary films are also ripe targets for parody. Now, Machinima is taking aim at Burns’ signature filmmaking style with a series called Real Fake History, a mockumentary that pretends pop culture stories are historical events.

Each episode of Real Fake History dives into a different pop culture franchise. Across ten installments, the series will visit everything from Starship Troopers to Game of Thrones to Mike Tyson’s Punch Out. The first episode, however, treads upon the familiar nerd territory of Star Wars by examining the Battle of Endor. Narrator Phil Morris (Seinfeld’s Jackie Chiles) leads the way, The Guild co-star Jeff Lewis provides the most comedic punch, and, as you might expect, the camera slowly pans across every single image it encounters. It’s pretty fun stuff, though the commenters seem more interesting in explaining how, »

- Sam Gutelle

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'Real Fake History' Interview with Phil Morris | Exclusive

30 June 2015 10:56 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In a career that spans 50 years, starting with his uncredited debut in the first season of Star Trek, Phil Morris has been constantly working in movies and television. Best known as Jackie Chiles, the enigmatic lawyer from Seinfeld, and John Jones, a.k.a. Martian Manhunter on Smallville, Phil Morris returns to narrate the Machinima web series Real Fake History, debuting today, Tuesday, July 30. Real Fake History is a History Channel parody series in the "Ken Burns" style. These shorts are about the greatest fictional battles and most inspiring stories in movies, TV, and video games. From Endor to Gotham City to Mike Tyson's Punch Out, Real Fake History brings the never before seen tales of those who witnessed these defining fictional moments. Phil Morris provides the narration for each episode, which includes interviews with the fictional characters that made these Real Fake History moments happen. I had the »

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Haunting Teaser For Snowden Shines A Light

30 June 2015 9:17 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Oliver Stone is notorious for his button-pushing depictions of U.S. history, and this Christmas will see the W. director add another incendiary chapter to his filmography in Snowden, a biopic about the “most wanted man in the world.”

Shot in May and quickly edited as to get into the awards race this year, Snowden looks at the unusual life of former CIA employee and government contractor Edward Snowden, who in 2013 leaked information from the National Security Agency (Nsa) that uncovered invasive and unconstitutional global surveillance programs carried out in conjunction with telecommunications companies and European governments. The revelations led to a global outcry and Snowden being branded a traitor, forcing him to flee the United States for Russia.

The story of his whistleblowing was the subject of Laura Poitras’ instantly iconic documentary Citizenfour, which is a must-watch for any self-respected U.S. citizen. What Stone has to add is still unclear, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Stormtrooper package details the Empire's evolution into the First Order

30 June 2015 9:16 AM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news »

One of the most fascinating aspects of J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens is discovering what's transpired between the end of Return Of The Jedi and the beginning of this film. There were quite a few familiar sights in the form of the Millennium Falcon and some altered Stormtroopers, it looks like the Empire has evolved from their previous iteration. IGN's Eric Goldman got... Read More »

- Sean Wist

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Votd: New Documentary Relives The Battle of Endor from ‘Return of the Jedi’

30 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Some film franchises and television shows have a large enough mythology and universe that entire encyclopedias (or more commonly Wikis today) have been written in an attempt to chronicle every facet of the world that some of our favorite stories unfold. Star Wars, Star Trek, Game of Thrones, Lost and more all have expansive and […]

The post Votd: New Documentary Relives The Battle of Endor from ‘Return of the Jedi’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Ethan Anderton

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‘Star Wars’, ‘Avengers’ And ‘James Bond’ Boost Pinewood To Record Revenues

30 June 2015 8:58 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Pinewood Group, the holding company for the international network of studios and production facilities, announced record revenues today. The group, which has studios in Canada, Malaysia, the Dominican Republic, and Atlanta as well as the UK, has hosted Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron and the latest James Bond film Spectre in recent months. Revenue for the financial year ending March 31 was $118 million compared with $101 million the… »

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‘Star Wars’, ‘Avengers’ And ‘James Bond’ Boost Pinewood To Record Revenues

30 June 2015 8:58 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Pinewood Group, the holding company for the international network of studios and production facilities, announced record revenues today. The group, which has studios in Canada, Malaysia, the Dominican Republic, and Atlanta as well as the UK, has hosted Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron and the latest James Bond film Spectre in recent months. Revenue for the financial year ending March 31 was $118 million compared with $101 million the… »

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Tomb Raider Reboot Eyeing Female Director?

30 June 2015 8:53 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Part of me wishes that this wasn’t even news, but there just aren’t enough female directors yet snagging big-budget tentpoles as to make the following seem unremarkable: MGM is rumored to be searching for a woman to reboot its Tomb Raider franchise, revitalizing the series that made a star out of Angelina Jolie and more recently birthed a stellar video game redo from Square Enix.

According to scoopster Umberto Gonzalez, MGM wants a “Michelle MacLaren type” at the helm for the Tomb Raider remake. What that means isn’t exactly clear, but MacLaren first made her mark on the small screen, directing key episodes of prestige series like Breaking BadGame of ThronesThe Walking Dead, The Leftovers and Better Call Saul. Warner Bros. hand-picked her to direct its high-profile Wonder Woman stand-alone, but she ultimately departed the project over the good ol’ creative differences and was replaced »

- Isaac Feldberg

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