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Summer movie season is a magic time of year when Hollywood traditionally rolls out its most appealing merchandise. It’s true that some summer movie seasons are better than others. This is our ranking of all the summer movie seasons since 1980 from worst to best.
On January 20th, 1975, Steven Spielberg and Universal Studios released Jaws. The movie landscape would be forever changed from that date. Jaws is widely credited as being the first blockbuster film because it was the first movie to make over $100 million (non-adjusted). The fact that the film had a meager $8 million budget meant that it was a huge cash cow for the studio and rocketed Spielberg to the the forefront of a new generation of filmmakers for a new era of movie mass-consumption. George Lucas and Spielberg followed up in 1977 with Star Wars, which became a sensational and very profitable hit. It helped to convince production »
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London – At this year's Cannes Film Festival, The Expendables 3 cast rolled down the Croisette on the back of two Soviet tanks, but at the film’s world premiere in London they had to make do with their own feet and a regular red carpet. The slightly depleted lineup was led by Sly Stallone, accompanied by his wife and daughters and followed by Antonio Banderas, Jason Statham, Wesley Snipes and Kellan Lutz. The group was greeted with cheers from a packed Leicester Square in the heart of the U.K. capital. Photos In the Line of Fire: Sylvester Stallone's On-
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More than two decades later, and we still can’t look at a cup of water the same.
Just as the rippling water in that now iconic scene signaled the T. rex’s grand entrance, so did Jurassic Park usher in a new era of cinematic innovation. Making a reality of so many childhood dreams, it marries moviemaking wizardry and emotional complexity to electrifying effect. Park also straddles a number of genres (action-adventure, family, thriller, and sci-fi, to name a few) on top of its ready-made merchandising and theme-park ride potential, ultimately offering something for everyone. But the leaps and »
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New posters for the following films: Fifty Shades of Grey - Sam Taylor-Johnson’s steamy adaptation stars Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Marcia Gay Harden, and Rita Ora, and opens February 15, 2015. Cesar Chavez - Diego Luna's biopic starring Michael Peña, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, and John Malkovich opens March 28th. 300: Rise of an Empire – Noam Murro’s Spartan sequel stars Eva Green, Lena Headey, Sullivan Stapleton, Rodrigo Santoro, Jack O’Connell and David Wenham, and opens March 7th. Hit the jump to check them out. First up is the first poster for Fifty Shades of Grey: Next up from EW is the official poster for Cesar Chavez: Synopsis: In Cesar Chavez, director Diego Luna presents a powerful cinematic portrait of the legendary activist. The film stars Michael Peña (End of Watch, Lionsgate’s Academy Award-winning Crash) in the title role, along with America Ferrera (Ugly Betty, End of Watch), Rosario Dawson (Sin City, »
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After critically-acclaimed turns in End of Watch, American Hustle and several other supporting roles, Michael Peña is ready to cement his leading man status in Cesar Chavez. Actor-filmmaker Diego Luna directs this biopic, which shows this activist's struggles as he fought to secure better living wages for farm workers. Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich and America Ferrera round out the cast of this upcoming drama, in theaters March 28.
In Cesar Chavez, director Diego Luna presents a powerful cinematic portrait of the legendary activist. The film stars Michael Peña (End of Watch, Lionsgate's Academy Award-winning Crash) in the title role, along with America Ferrera (Ugly Betty, End of Watch), Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Seven Pounds) and John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire, Summit Entertainment's Red and Red 2).
Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and »
The official trailer for Diego Luna's Cesar Chavez is now online. Even for those who don't know the story of the Civil Rights activist and labor organizer, this trailer does a wonderful job at setting up the events of the biopic. Starring Michael Peña (End of Watch) in the title role, Cesar Chavez takes a look at the man's life from laborer to leader, and the non-violent demonstrations he championed. Also starring America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, and John Malkovich, Cesar Chavez opens in theaters March 28th. Hit the jump to watch the trailer. Here's the official trailer for Cesar Chavez (via Yahoo!): Synopsis: In Cesar Chavez, director Diego Luna presents a powerful cinematic portrait of the legendary activist. The film stars Michael Peña (End of Watch, Lionsgate’s Academy Award-winning Crash) in the title role, along with America Ferrera (Ugly Betty, End of Watch), Rosario Dawson (Sin City, »
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