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Page 2: Transformers, Star Wars, Doctor Who, Ghostbusters, Httyd, Alien, Star Trek

1 hour ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: Election sign How […]

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- Peter Sciretta

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Star Wars: From Genocide to Anachronistic Laser-Sword Hilts

2 hours ago | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

It’s Halloween!

Spoooooky!

So let’s start with StarWars.com 10’s official Top Monsters:

Rancor triumphant!

I’m not going to lie to you, I spent a significant amount of time this week attempting to get the new ports of classic Star Wars sims X-Wing and Tie Fighter to work on my Mac. All the Wineskin in the world isn’t letting me bypass the simple fact I don’t have a joystick. It looks like this is a common problem. Like I do, I’ve been ghosting around forums and I think I’ve come to the point where I can give it another go, but - you know - I can’t devote All my time to my various Star Wars obsessions.

X-Wing and Tie Fighter, though, those were my jams back in the 90s. There had always been Star Wars games around when I was a kid, »

- Da7e

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‘Interstellar’ Looks to Join a Short List of Space-Related Films to Garner Best Picture Oscar Noms

2 hours ago | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

By Anjelica Oswald

Managing Editor 

Christopher Nolan‘s Interstellar is hoping to join Guardians of the Galaxy, another space-related film, at the top of the box office after it opens Nov. 5 and could garner a best picture Oscar nomination. In the trailer, Matthew McConaughey‘s character says, “We used to look up in the sky and wonder at our place in the stars; now we just look down and worry about our place in the dirt,” so one wonders how often the Academy looks skyward for best picture nominees and if voting members have set a precedent for space films to do well at the Oscars. Though many of the voting members came of age when President John F. Kennedy said we were going to put the first man on the moon, only six space-related films have been nominated for best picture: Gravity (2013), District 9 (2009), Avatar (2009), Apollo 13 (1995), The Right Stuff »

- Anjelica Oswald

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McGregor On 'Star Wars' "Wankers", New 'Age of Ultron' Clip, 'True Detective' Season 2 Casting & More

4 hours ago | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Ewan McGregor tells Details the Trainspotting sequel "might happen" and doesn't speak to highly of Star Wars crazies saying: I don't have any experience with them. I've never been to one of the conventions. The people I meet are the f**kers who want me to sign Star Wars photos so they can sell them on the Internet or the people at premieres who are crushing children against barriers to get me to sign their f**king picture of Obi-Wan Kenobi. They're not fans -- they're parasitical lowlifes and f**king wankers. The Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller have signed on to write The Lego Movie 2, though no word on whether they'll return to direct the sequel which is set for a May 25, 2018 release date. Deadline Bruce Greenwood joins Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett in Truth for writer/director James Vanderbilt (Zodiac) telling the story of »

- Brad Brevet

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Star Wars Day leads December's Sci-Fi at BFI Southbank

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

The original Star Wars trilogy leads the December lineup for Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder at London's BFI Southbank.

Throughout the whole of December, there will be screenings of sci-fi classics, Q&A sessions, special guests, music events and exhibitions from the BFI National Archive.

On Star Wars Day (Saturday, December 13), the original trilogy will be shown in full, featuring the special editions of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1977), Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983).

There will be a costume competition where the winners will receive prizes, and at the end of the day Benugo Bar & Kitchen will be transformed into the Mos Eisley Cantina, where you can have space-inspired cocktails and listen to a themed DJ set.

On Tuesday, December 16 there will be a preview of upcoming film Ex Machina followed by a Q&A »

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Star Wars: Galactic Defense — Mobile Tower Defense Game Trailer

4 hours ago | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Developer :DeNa has released a launch trailer for Star Wars: Galactic Defense, which is a tower defense game I'm sure to get addicted to. It's available on iOS, Android, and Amazon devices.

I've only just installed it, but so far the graphics, music, and sound effects are all authentically Star Wars. If the game is worthwhile, I'll write an in-depth review for it. However, if you're already a fan of tower defense games or Star Wars, give this one a try because it's free-to-play. Unfortunately, that could also mean it'll be a long grind with incentives to buy "gems" to ease or hurry gameplay. I miss the days when I could buy a mobile game and have it be a complete and balanced experience.

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- Free Reyes

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PopWatch Confessional: What's the scariest thing you saw as a kid (that wasn't supposed to scare you)?

5 hours ago | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Ghosts, ghouls, vampires, demons—they've been frightening kids for centuries, and with good reason. But children's brains are strange, malleable places that can perceive even the most unassuming figures—a cute, helpful Jedi Grand Master, a cuddly elephantine creature, a precocious baby dinosaur—as sinister agents of terror. Which brings us to today's Halloween-inspired PopWatch Confessional: What's the unintentionally scary thing that frightened you most when you were a kid? (Bonus: Reading through is a great way to stealthily learn how old we all are.) Ashley Fetters, online news editor: I was about eight when I saw the original »

- EW staff

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The Star Wars News Roundup - 10.31.14

6 hours ago | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

The purpose of this roundup is to put the highlights of all things Star Wars from the last week in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars: Episode VII developments to the latest toys. And maybe you'll even share with them something that they might have missed. »

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J.J. Abrams Confirms That Star Wars: Episode VII Will Have A Single IMAX Scene

8 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Over the past few months, Disney has been ramping up its IMAX output as part of the company’s recent deal with IMAX productions, with notable films including Maleficent and Guardians of the Galaxy being released in the format. And today we’ve learned that Star Wars: Episode VII — arguably the biggest film on the company’s slate — will also contain a single scene shot in IMAX.

News comes by way of Variety, who ran a piece about the evolving nature of the format in the industry and how J.J. Abrams plans to utilize IMAX in the upcoming reboot.

“The benefits outweigh the headache of shooting on Imax cameras,” says Abrams, who used them for a single sequence in “Star Wars.” “The opportunity to have an action sequence for this movie done in Imax’s natural format was too delicious an idea to pass up. As a filmgoer, it’s something I want to see. »

- Michael Briers

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News Nuggets: Hottest Halloween costumes include 'Frozen,' 'The Walking Dead,' 'Star Wars'

8 hours ago | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Disney and Marvel characters are among the hottest Halloween costumes from Hollywood this year. A new feature showcases nine of the most popular choices for kids and adults. Topping the list is "Frozen," which opened in November of last year and is now one of Disney's top five franchises in their storied history. In second place are the zombies from AMC's "The Walking Dead." Others in the upper tier are "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Batman," "Despicable Me," "Maleficent," "Star Wars," "Guardians of the Galaxy" (especially Groot), and "Captain America." The Wrap -Break- HBO locks up the cast of "Game of Thrones" for a potential seventh season of their most popular series. The principal actors, including Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, were previously only signed through six seasons. For signing the new deals, the »

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10 Lessons Star Wars Episode 7 Can Learn From The Prequels

10 hours ago | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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The 1993 announcement that George Lucas was developing the long-awaited prequel Star Wars trilogy created a frenzy among Star Wars fans. The story of Darth Vader’s rise to power was the subject of much speculation, as was the anticipated dual between Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The prequels would not only answer many questions for fans, but would introduce a new generation of moviegoers to Star Wars.

Only it didn’t quite happen that way. Not as far as the fans were concerned.

When the first of the prequels was released in 1999, audiences turned out in droves. But it didn’t take long for the fan base to start taking shots at it. The movie received mixed reviews and is to this day the lowest rated film in the series. The perceived sins committed by Lucas in Episode I were carried over across both its sequels. Since that time, »

- James Kirk

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Q&A: David Hayter talks Wolves, Metal Gear, and X-Men

18 hours ago | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Cinelinx's Victor Medina speaks with David Hayter about his new film Wolves and his prolific career!

David Hayter is known to millions as the iconic voice of Solid Snake in the Metal Gear video game series, but you’ll also likely recognize his name as the screenwriter of such hit films as X-Men, X2: X-Men United, The Scorpion King, and Watchmen. This month, Hayter is making his directorial debut with Wolves, a werewolf horror flick now available through Video On Demand, with a theatrical release on November 14. Hayter recently sat down for an interview in which he discussed his new film, sitting in the director’s chair for the first time, and his career.

Q: There was a pre-release screening of Wolves in Manhattan during the New York Comic Con. What was the response?

Hayter: It was great. There were a lot of hard core fans of me, and they are always very nice. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Victor Medina)

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Q&A: David Hayter talks Wolves, Metal Gear, and X-Men

18 hours ago | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Cinelinx's Victor Medina speaks with David Hayter about his new film Wolves and his prolific career!

David Hayter is known to millions as the iconic voice of Solid Snake in the Metal Gear video game series, but you’ll also likely recognize his name as the screenwriter of such hit films as X-Men, X2: X-Men United, The Scorpion King, and Watchmen. This month, Hayter is making his directorial debut with Wolves, a werewolf horror flick now available through Video On Demand, with a theatrical release on November 14. Hayter recently sat down for an interview in which he discussed his new film, sitting in the director’s chair for the first time, and his career.

Q: There was a pre-release screening of Wolves in Manhattan during the New York Comic Con. What was the response?

Hayter: It was great. There were a lot of hard core fans of me, and they are always very nice. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Victor Medina)

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'The Talk' Cast Looks Unrecognizable in Their Halloween Costumes

21 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

It's that time of year! Watch the ladies of The Talk undergo their Halloween transformations.

It's that time of year! Watch the ladies of The Talk undergo their Halloween transformations.

Et's Brooke Anderson was there as the lady's made themselves nearly unrecognizable for Friday's episode: Aisha Tyler as Frankenstein's monster, Sheryl Underwood as The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Sharon Osbourne as the Bride of Frankenstein, a pregnant Sara Gilbert as The Mummy and Julie Chen as Dracula or is it Eddie Munster?

News: The Talk Returns with Dares and Intimate Secrets

"It's Eddie Munster I've decided," said Julie. "Which I'm fine with because he was actually a pretty little boy."

For her own personal Halloween, Julie is going with Princess Leia, but a very specific version of the iconic Star Wars character.

"Not the hot Princess Leia, the cinnamon bun Princess Leia," said Julie.

Sara had restrictions for her costume, using all non-toxic »

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Watch: Espn Is Going Full 'Star Wars' for Halloween Special

22 hours ago | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Star Wars and the phrase “holiday special” don’t have the best history (as you can see here), but that isn’t stopping ESPN2’s SportsNation from paying homage to George Lucas’ galaxy far, far away tonight with its Star Wars Halloween Special. If you’re wondering what ESPN2 and Star Wars have in common, I’ve got no answer -- aside from the fact that Disney owns Espn – but if we get an opportunity to see Darth Vader, Han Solo, Boba Fett, Chewbacca, R2-D2, C-3Po and Chopper (from the new animated series Star Wars Rebels), I’m interested. The show is going all out to celebrate Star Wars, turning the set into a re-creation of the Millennium Falcon, and running its usual sports highlight clips with themed category titles...

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- Mike Bracken

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Star Wars: Episode VII – A Whole Action Scene Was Shot in IMAX

22 hours ago | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

We already knew that J.J. Abrams is shooting Star Wars: Episode VII in 35mm to replicate the look of the original trilogy. We also knew that some parts would be shot using 70mm IMAX. What we didn't know is to what extent the IMAX format is being used.

One big drawback to shooting 70mm IMAX is the size and weight of the cameras. I've also heard they are incredibly loud.

Via Variety:

“The benefits outweigh the headache of shooting on IMAX cameras,” says Abrams, who used them for a single sequence in “Star Wars.” “The opportunity to have an action sequence for this movie done in IMAX’s natural format was too delicious an idea to pass up. As a filmgoer, it’s something I want to see.”

An action scene or sequence would be perfect for IMAX. You end up dubbing most of the sound anyway. But what you »

- Free Reyes

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Boba Fett Stands Against Han and Jabba in Art by Salvador Anguiano

23 hours ago | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

The Bounty Hunter

I think it’s a given that we all love Boba Fett and that we basically never get tired of looking at new interpretations of the character, so here we have a poster design by artist Salvador Anguiano that features the bounty hunter up against Jabba and Han. Here’s what Anguiano said about the piece:

I’m a Star Wars fan (aren’t we all?) it is a fundamental experience for any kid growing up, there’s no other way to put it. I just wanted to take my shot at it, but I wanted to focus on one of the coolest looking characters, Boba Fett, but there’s not enough in the original trilogy to flesh him out, so I tried to convey a sense of conflict, hence Jabba and Han popping up in there all intense and dramatic.It was a lot of fun drawing the old bounty hunter, »

- Mily Dunbar

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Calendar-Man v. Film Culture: The Bubble-Bursting Wars

23 hours ago | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

With every studio hopping on the "universe building" trend that Marvel perfected for cinema -- too bad Pixar's early "all original concept / few sequels" success didn't translate to cross-studio trends -- cinema will be becoming a lot more like television. It already has, of course, with those annual editions of popular franchises playing like big budget TV miniseries with all their episodes smashed together for one bingewatch a year (think Hunger Games, Twilight, Harry Potter). With the Star Wars universe now planning annual showings and Bond & Star Trek till and that planned resurrection of the entire original iconic movie monsters, one has to wonder if Original Content will finally be put down by the 2020s. Or will the bubble burst and audiences will grow tired of continuing stories with overly familiar characters and often padded multi-part stories with no resolutions. You know, the kind they can get at home on television for free? »

- NATHANIEL R

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Remote Control R2-D2 Jack o' Lantern

30 October 2014 2:21 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

We've seen a lot really cool geeky jack-o'-lanterns over the years, but until today I've never seen one that is remote controlled. Greg Aronowitz participated in Geek & Sundry's Halloweek, and created this incredibly cool Star Wars inspired R2-D2 remote control pumpkin. The video below takes us through the process of building it from the pumpkin patch to the finished product.

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- Joey Paur

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The Snap: The Sexiest Psychos in Horror History

30 October 2014 1:15 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Psychos: They're hot. Who doesn't love a little sinister energy in their sexual interactions?  In this Halloween edition of The Snap, we count up the hottest psychos on film. Yes, Norman Bates ranks highly.  Check out all episodes of 'The Snap': Ep. #31: Why Horror Classics are Still Scary Ep. #30: Everything You Don't Know About Taylor Swift Ep. #29: 5 Unanswered Questions About 'Gone Girl' Ep. #28: 19 Beautiful Things That Look Like Donald Trump Ep. #27: 20 Reasons Fall is the Worst Season Ep. #26: Everything Wrong with Urban Outfitters Ep. #25: Joan Rivers' True Legacy Ep. #24: Our Unanswered 'Saved by the Bell' Questions Ep. #23: Beyonce's 20 Biggest Flaws Ep. #22: Everything We Learned From Robin Williams Movies Ep. #21: A Tribute to the One Woman in Every All-Male Ensemble Ep. #20: Clueless at Comic-Con Ep. #19: The Comic-Con Preview We Need Ep. #18: We »

- Louis Virtel

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