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Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins David Sandberg’s ‘Kung Fury’ – Berlin

Arnold Schwarzenegger Joins David Sandberg’s ‘Kung Fury’ – Berlin
The Terminator is learning Kung Fu. Arnold Schwarzenegger is joining the cast of hot Berlin title Kung Fury. The former governor of California is to star alongside Michael Fassbender and David Sandberg in the action comedy. It is the latest movie role for Schwarzenegger, who is set to star in Tim Miller's new Terminator film for Paramount Pictures after taking a role in Taran Killam's Killing Gunther. Sandberg will direct and produce under his Laser Unicorns' banner. Dav…
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Secret X-Men Movie 143 Gets Deadpool Director Tim Miller

20th Century Fox is expanding its X-Men franchise even further, with a secret project called 143. While no plot details have been given, there is already quite a bit of talent lined up behind the camera, with Deadpool director Tim Miller set to take the helm, working from a script that is currently being developed by comic book legend Brian Michael Bendis. The studio hasn't set a production schedule or a release date at this time, but this report did confirm that the project is set within the X-Men universe.

With no clues given as to the 143 title, its possible this title could refer to a specific X-Men comic book issue. The original X-Men comics from the 1960s ended its run of original issues at #66, although Marvel later reprinted older comic book stories as issues #67-93. The Uncanny X-Men comics by iconic writer Chris Claremont helped breathe new life into the
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Time travel and romantic comedies: a perfect love match?

Mark Harrison Feb 14, 2018

Christopher Reeve, Back To The Future, About Time, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time: join us as we examine time travel in romcoms...

Love is complicated enough without time travel. When time becomes a factor in a relationship, that relationship may be in trouble. In science fiction especially, time travel is a wrinkle that both brings lovers together and keeps them separate in some temporally devastating way.

Marty McFly almost breaks up his parents before they even get together, Kyle Reese falls in love with Sarah Connor when tasked with saving her life, Captain America misses out on a dance with Peggy Carter by getting frozen for 70 years (still technically time travel, if a bit low-tech), and on TV, River Song and the Doctor experience their marriage in almost opposite directions.

But just as romance factors into timey-wimey movies like Back To The Future, The Terminator and Groundhog Day,
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[Trailer] AMC Series “James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction” Arrives in April

Originally announced last year, AMC’s “Visionaries” series will provide multi-part looks at the histories of specific genres, and first up in the series is “James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction,” which will be premiering on the network April 30 at 10/9c. “From the acclaimed filmmaker behind legendary sci-fi films The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Avatar, this […]
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10 Terminator 2 Facts You Never Knew

10 Terminator 2 Facts You Never Knew
"Have you seen this boy?" In the wake of success for The Terminator, it was hard to imagine how a sequel could up the ante. Yet Terminator 2: Judgment Day did exactly that, with a battle hardened super-ripped Sarah Connor, a rebellious adolescent John, a brand new liquid metal Terminator and an Arnold model programmed to do good. Here we take a look at 10 things you never knew about Terminator 2.

To kill or not to kill.

Arnold originally met with the team behind The Terminator about the role of Kyle Reese. Arnold was looking for heroic leading man roles, not villainous killing machines, but James Cameron coaxed him into playing the T-800 by assuring him that The Terminator would be such a cool character, audiences would root for him. In a fun twist of fate, by the time the sequel rolled around, Arnold had the opposite concern: he was
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Will Arnold Schwarzenegger Make A Cameo In The Predator?

When any of us recall our favorite Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, we tend to bring up his more iconic offerings from the 1980’s and early 1990’s. Although Raw Deal will likely continue to be criminally overlooked, the likes of The Terminator, Commando and Total Recall are often among the most fondly remembered. But, if you repeatedly find yourself in a situation that requires you get to the chopper with haste, then Predator is probably the action flick for you.

That being said, we’re all aware that whenever a beloved franchise is revived on the big screen these days, it’s not uncommon for the filmmakers to try to lure familiar actors from the originals back, be it in a large role or a mere cameo. As such, Schwarzenegger has been brought up in conversation many times already in regards to the next Predator film. Unfortunately, however, everything we’ve heard
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Horror-on-Sea 2018: Weekend One Report

The Horror-on- Sea Film Festival is Southend’s annual horror event, which showcases the talents of Independent filmmakers, through shorts and features over two weekends. This is the 6th year it has been running and judging by the turn out for the first weekend this is going to be there biggest event yet.

Day 1: Friday 19th January 10:00am

Short – Daughter of the Lake

A group of friends looking to getaway for the weekend, but following a flat tire, things soon start to take a more sinister turn. This horror blends in a mixture of ideas for a busy first short to start the day.

Short – Not Alone

Social media is proven to be deadly when your alone in this short but effective horror.

Feature – Islamic Exorcist

A UK premier for this India horror, which offers a unique take on a possession, and is based on a true story.
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Veteran Film Editor Mark Goldblatt on Helping to Originate 'Terminator'

Veteran Film Editor Mark Goldblatt on Helping to Originate 'Terminator'
Sitting down with Academy Award-nominated editor Mark Goldblatt at his Beverly Hills home, the Brooklyn native’s lifelong passion for film — especially sci-fi, fantasy and horror — can’t be more evident. His office is filled with film books in floor-to-ceiling bookcases, photos and movie posters of some of his favorite projects such as The Terminator and Starship Troopers. His desk is loaded with memorabilia including figurines from King Kong and Jason and the Argonauts.

“I love movies,” he says with an enthusiastic smile as he revealed two more rooms in his home, filled with his collection of literally thousands of movies, as well as his home...
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Competition: Win ‘Chasing the Dragon’ on DVD

To celebrate the release of Chasing the Dragon – on DVD 22nd January – we are giving away a DVD courtesy of Well Go USA.

Screen legends Donnie Yen and Andy Lau star in an action-packed Hong Kong crime thriller, based on the life of a real-life drug lord and Triad gang leader, and his brutal ascension to power.

“Life or death, poverty or riches – it’s all destined”

Get ready for an ambitious big budget crime drama, based on an incredible true life story, with Hong Kong cinema superstars Donnie Yen and Andy Lau starring together for the first time. Yen is Crippled Ho, based on the Chinese gangster Ng Sik-Ho, who rises up from nothing to control the drug trade in Hong Kong – aided and abetted by a corrupt cop played by Lau (Infernal Affairs).

This rise and fall story, a Chinese Scarface, is dazzlingly co-directed by Hong Kong film
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New RoboCop movie in development, direct sequel to original

Mike Cecchini Jan 23, 2018

There's some kind of new RoboCop movie in the works, and it isn't a reboot.

Is there anything more frustrating than the RoboCop franchise? The first movie is an undisputed classic, and it would be enough for it to be merely one of the greatest action/sci-fi movies ever made. The fact that it has a thread of sharp (and more and more prescient) satire woven through it only makes it better. As a standalone genre film, it can stand shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Alien, The Terminator, and yes, even Star Wars.

But unlike those other films, whose respective franchises have some highs beyond their first installments, RoboCop...does not. We can charitably call RoboCop 2 a divisive movie, and even its defenders are unlikely to argue that it bests the original. RoboCop 3...happened. There were some attempts to make RoboCop work on TV in live action,
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The Flashback Film Fest brings old favourites back to the big screen for a limited time!

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The Flashback Film Fest brings old favourites back to the big screen for a limited time!The Flashback Film Fest brings old favourites back to the big screen for a limited time!Jenny Bullough1/22/2018 2:50:00 Pm

The Terminator. Back to the Future. Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Shaun of the Dead. The Big Lebowski. The Iron Giant. All classic movies with one thing in common: they're coming back to the big screen! For one week only from Feb. 2-8, select Cineplex theatres are hosting the Flashback Film Fest, a once-a-year festival that offers you the chance to revisit fan favourite movies, all for a special lower ticket price. If you've been yearning to see your favourite classic movie on the big screen, or to introduce a friend or family member to a film that spawned a generation of catchphrases, now's your chance!

To gear up for this event,
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10 Things About The Terminator You Never Knew

10 Things About The Terminator You Never Knew
The Terminator. It's one of the greatest sci-fi thrillers ever made. It launched several sequels, a television series, and several spinoffs in all types of media, gave us one of Arnold's most famous catchphrases and made James Cameron one of Hollywood's most bankable directors, years before Titanic or Avatar. But he road to production wasn't exactly a smooth one, and there's quite a lot of history behind the project. Today we look at 10 things you don't know about The Terminator.

At first, The Terminator was all a dream.

James Cameron had exactly one feature film credit to his name when he came up with the idea for The Terminator: Piranha II: The Spawning. While sick with fever, Cameron had a dream about a skeletal metal death machine emerging from a fire, as though it had been covered in human flesh. A cybernetic organism, one might say...

Hollywood counted out James Cameron.
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James Cameron on Eliza Dushku’s ‘True Lies’ Assault: ‘Had I Known About It, There Would Have Been No Mercy’

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James Cameron on Eliza Dushku’s ‘True Lies’ Assault: ‘Had I Known About It, There Would Have Been No Mercy’
James Cameron, legendary director of “The Terminator” and “Avatar,” praised the bravery of Eliza Dushku in coming forward to speak out regarding the molestation she experienced on the set of his 1994 film “True Lies.”

“Eliza is very brave for speaking up,” he said at the Television Critics Association press tour Saturday, also noting that she is one of many women speaking out about past abuse. “I think this has been endemic throughout human systems — it’s just heartbreaking that it happened to her.”

Read More:Eliza Dushku Accuses ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Stunt Coordinator of Sexual Assault When She Was 12

Cameron was speaking in response to Eliza Dushku’s account of being sexually assaulted by stunt coordinator Joel Kramer while shooting “True Lies.” Dushku described being “groomed” by Kramer at the age of 12, before being taken to a hotel room and molested by him.

Dushku published her Facebook statement Friday night, followed
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Sylvester Stallone Teases Expendables 4 Production

Actor-director Sylvester Stallone has confirmed that The Expendables 4 is happening. Following his breakthrough with the Best Picture Oscar-winning boxing drama Rocky in 1976, Stallone quickly transitioned into becoming an action star, beginning with box office hit First Blood in 1982, where audiences were introduced to who would soon become an iconic character John Rambo. After two Rambo sequels in the 1980s, Stallone, found himself vying for the title of action movie king against former bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger, who quickly rose to prominence thanks to his Conan movies, as well The TerminatorCommando, and Predator.
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The Big Lebowski, The Terminator, and more in our Flashback Film Fest!

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The Big Lebowski, The Terminator, and more in our Flashback Film Fest!The Big Lebowski, The Terminator, and more in our Flashback Film Fest!Jenny Bullough1/12/2018 4:03:00 Pm

Have you ever wished you could see your favourite, classic movie back on the big screen? Or better yet, introduce your kids or friends to a beloved classic in the way you first fell in love with the film, in a theatre? This February 2nd-8th, Cineplex Events is bringing modern classics like The Big Lebowski, The Iron GiantDune, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, WarGames, and much, much more to select theatres for a special low price!

Watch the trailer below and click here for the full lineup of films! 

To purchase tickets for a single movie, a bundle of 3 movies, or a complete pass to all movies in the Fest, click here and choose your preferred theatre.
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Orion Pictures Acquires Rights to Holiday Zombie Musical Anna And The Apocalypse, Release Planned for 2018 Holiday Season

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Since Daily Dead Managing Editor Heather Wixson gave it a five-star review at Fantastic Fest, we've been excited for readers to check out the zombie musical Anna and the Apocalypse, and now horror fans are one step closer to seeing the horror comedy deck the cinematic halls, as Orion Pictures has acquired the film and is planning a holiday season release this year.

Press Release: Los Angeles – January 9, 2018 — Orion Pictures, recently relaunched by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) as a new, stand-alone U.S. theatrical marketing and distribution company, has acquired the North American and Latin American rights to John McPhail’s award-winning zombie holiday musical Anna and the Apocalypse. The announcement was made today by John Hegeman, President, Orion Pictures. Orion plans to release Anna and the Apocalypse in the 2018 holiday season.

The film stars Ella Hunt (Our Robot Overlords) as Anna, Mark Benton (The Halcyon), Paul Kaye (Game Of Thrones) and
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A Kitty Pryde Spinoff Movie Is In The Works With Deadpool’s Tim Miller

Renown X-Men character Kitty Pryde (Aka Shadowcat) has been earmarked for her own spinoff at Fox.

Collider has the scoop, revealing that Tim Miller (Deadpool) is developing a potential solo movie for the all-powerful mutant. Exciting though that may be, the outlet goes on to stress that, due to the historic Disney-Fox merger, Miller’s project may never take that definitive step into production.

Couple this with the director’s stacked schedule (read: The Terminator and…Sonic the Hedgehog) and it’s important to keep our expectations in check at this early, early stage. A Kitty Pryde movie is in development, but if history has taught us anything, it’s that just because a project sparks into life at a major Hollywood studio – 20th Century Fox, in this instance – doesn’t necessarily mean it’ll see the light of day. And let’s face it; the impending Disney buyout will surely complicate matters further.
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Gal Gadot Says James Cameron Was Trying To Get Publicity When He Criticized ‘Wonder Woman’

Not everyone fell in love with the universally adored “Wonder Woman,” and one prominent filmmaker who had a few bones to pick with the movie was James Cameron. Over the summer, the director said the movie presented “an objectified icon, and it’s just male Hollywood doing the same old thing!” adding that “I’m not saying I didn’t like the movie but, to me, it’s a step backwards.” Later, Cameron stuck by his position, saying that the current iteration of Wonder Woman is too sexualized, unlike his own female hero Sarah Connor from “The Terminator” movies.

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Wamg Giveaway – Win the Terminator 2: Judgement Day on 4K Ultra HD

Director James Cameron’s iconic sci-fi action classic has returned in pristine clarity. Terminator 2: Judgment Day arrived recently in a Limited Collector’s Edition EndoArm box set including a 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD). Still lauded by critics today as one of the greatest action films of all time, only 6,000 of the Limited Collector’s Edition EndoArm box sets will be released in the U.S., allowing fans to own a life-sized replica of the T-800 EndoArm mounted on a uniquely numbered stand with James Cameron’s signature. Say “hasta la vista, baby” to Sd and relive each quintessential moment in four times the resolution with Full HD and High Dynamic Range on the film’s first-ever 4K scan. The Terminator 2: Judgment Day EndoArm Limited Collector’s Edition 4K Combo Pack box set is loaded with bonus content, including an all-new, never-before-seen documentary
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Crypt of Curiosities: Enzo G. Castellari’s Bronx Movies

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Escape From New York is one of the greatest genre films ever made. It’s lean, it’s mean, and it has an absurd premise and setting that’s just begging for exploration. It’s a bona-fide John Carpenter classic. And much like Halloween before it, it inspired quite a few knockoffs. From Sergio Martino’s 2019: After the Fall of New York (1983) to Lockout (2012), Escape From New York has become a regular genre knockoff touchstone. But today, I want to focus on just two: Enzo. G Castarelli’s Bronx series.

The saga began in 1982 with 1990: The Bronx Warriors, Castellari’s attempt to blend Escape From New York, The Road Warrior, and The Warriors into one sci-fi actioner. The film is set in, well, the Bronx circa 1990, now a “no man’s land” where absurdly themed gangs run free and squabble over land without police interference. The skyline is intact,
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