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See the sites in over 70 vivid color photos. Fifteen states were visited from Maine to Georgia in search of iconic filming locations from movies such as The Exorcist Silence of the Lambs The Shawshank Redemption and The Evil Dead. Along the way monsters were hunted vampire graves tracked down a strange mix of paranormal and odd locations across the Eastern Us were visited and Stephen King was met. Hitch a ride but remember that you never know what you might findor what might find you »
As the premiere of The Flash draws closer, The CW has released a new poster for the Arrow spin-off show which sees Grant Gustin’s Scarlett Speedster racing through the streets of Central City… well, in a flash. Check it out…
“After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Though initially excited by his newfound powers, Barry is shocked to discover he is not the only “meta-human” who was created in the wake of the accelerator explosion – and not everyone is using their new powers for good. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his life to protect the innocent. For now, only a few close friends and associates know »
- Gary Collinson
Sky has announced that it has nabbed the rights to air The Flash in the UK, with the upcoming DC television series set to join sister show Arrow on Sky1, and coinciding with the news we also have a new poster featuring Grant Gustin’s Scarlett Speedster…
“After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Though initially excited by his newfound powers, Barry is shocked to discover he is not the only “meta-human” who was created in the wake of the accelerator explosion – and not everyone is using their new powers for good. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his life to protect the innocent. For now, only a »
- Gary Collinson
With a little over six weeks to go before The Flash races onto our TV screens, The CW has dropped a brief new trailer for the Arrow spin-off, which you can check out after the official series description…
“After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Though initially excited by his newfound powers, Barry is shocked to discover he is not the only “meta-human” who was created in the wake of the accelerator explosion – and not everyone is using their new powers for good. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his life to protect the innocent. For now, only a few close friends and associates know that Barry is literally the fastest man alive, »
- Gary Collinson
Back at the start of this month it was revealed that the DC villain Tony Woodward – a.k.a. Girder – would be making an appearance in The CW’s Arrow spin-off The Flash, and now Zap2It is reporting that Greg Finley (Star-Crossed, The Secret Life of the American Teenager) has secured the role of the Rogue.
According to the site, the S.T.A.R. Labs explosion that sees Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) gaining his powers also results in Woodward finding himself “with the ability to transform his skin into living metal. In the guise of Girder, Tony then goes on a crime spree that only Barry Allen may be able to stop. The connection between the two men doesn’t stop there, however. Back when they were kids, Tony was the bully who used to torment Barry.”
The Flash premieres on the CW on Tuesday October 7th, with »
- Gary Collinson
Have you ever wondered how it was even remotely possible for Andy Dufresne to reattach his poster of Raquel Welch to the wall of his prison cell after escaping? How about the substances that The Shawshank Redemption’s producers used as a substitute for excrement as Andy crawled through a sewage pipe full of rancid waste? There’s so many little tidbits that you may have missed while you watched Shawshank, and while most have seen the film hundreds of times due to syndication, there’s still so many fine details that you won’t notice until you continuously watch or read up about one of the greatest prison dramas ever made.
Below is a list of things you didn’t already know about The Shawshank Redemption. From alternative casting choices to receiving complaints about animal cruelty, there’s more than just a few secrets about the film »
- Joe Pring
The podcast returns and in-between poor Gilbert Gottfried impressions and Tom’s Comic-Con reminiscing we’ve also got the following Tom’s Trivia Three – We teach you knew things about George Lucas, The Rocky Horror Show and The Shawshank Redemption Reviews – Expendables 3, Hector And The Search For Happiness A critically acclaimed screen actor quotes lines from movies he hasn’t starred in – This week our acclaimed actor takes on Good Morning Vietnam Robin Williams Remembered – We remember Robin Williams, and Vic has quite a poignant tale involving Gilbert Gottfried and the passing of Robin Williams Ultimate Recast Reboot – Urr returns this week and we reboot and recast Rocky and ask if Chris Pratt could take on the role of the Italian stallion News – Godzilla sequels, Star Wars rumour roundup and Groot! And we have plenty of ways of making you listen... TuneIn App Users Click here – iOS / Android / Windows Phone »
- email@example.com (Vic Barry)
We’re now 52 days away from the premiere of The Flash on the CW, a number that’s very near and dear to the folks over at DC Comics. In fact, they named their gigantic company-wide relaunch in 2011 “The New 52.” To celebrate the occasion, The CW released a new official image of series star Grant Gustin in costume as the titular scarlet speedster on Twitter…
This is a great shot of the costume (much better than the first, poorly Photoshopped images we got a few months back), that shows off a nice, clean look at Gustin as Barry Allen, as well as some of the detail of the Flash suit. As you can see, despite a few small touches and a leather material, the design itself is pretty close to the iconic comic book design.
What do you think of this shot of Gustin as the Flash? Are you a fan of the costume? »
- James Garcia
HBO has delivered some terrific comedies over the years, from the quirky musical series Flight of the Conchords to biting political satire Veep, and with the cast that the premium cable network is pulling together for its upcoming comedy The Brink, there’s reason to believe HBO has another major hit on its hands.
Now, our anticipation has been raised with news that Watchmen actress Carla Gugino has joined the cast in a multi-episode arc. Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption), Jack Black (School of Rock) and Pablo Schreiber (Orange Is The New Black) all topline The Brink, which is described as “an epic dark comedy.”
As per Deadline: The Brink focuses on “a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men: U.S. Secretary of State Walter Hollander (Robbins); Alex Coppins (Black), a lowly Foreign Service officer; and Zeke Callahan (Pablo Schreiber), an ace Navy fighter pilot. »
- Isaac Feldberg
Video tributes, or “supercuts” as they’re sometimes called, are rather commonplace, and while most of them are pretty one-note, today a video surfaced online that’s too good not to share. Titled “Shadows in the Valley”, this video is a celebration of the work of cinematographer Roger Deakins, piecing together just a few of the masterful shots that make up his illustrious career. From The Assassination of Jesse James to Skyfall to Barton Fink to Fargo to The Shawshank Redemption to O Brother Where Art Thou to No Country for Old Men, Deakins’ filmography is filled with gorgeous film after gorgeous film. He’s a true genius at manipulating and capturing light, and he’s one of the most gifted people working today. We have only one Deakins-led film to look forward to this year, the war drama Unbroken, but this video is a wonderful reminder of the variety of work Deakins has elicited, »
- Adam Chitwood
Upon its release in 1990, Madonna's "Vogue" was an appreciation of a long-gone age of Hollywood glamour. Now that age is truly lost: as xoJane's Marci Robin pointed out on Twitter, the passing of Lauren Bacall means every star name-checked in the song has died. Bacall was the last surviving member of the 16 famous names in the song; nine of these stars were still alive when the song hit airwaves on March 20, 1990. ("Vogue" itself is 24 years old.) Below, find the full list of celebrity names included in "Vogue." "Greta Garbo and Monroe, Dietrich and Dimaggio"As fate would have it, Greta Garbo »
- Nate Jones, @kn8
It’s no secret that movies can feel your head with all types of thoughts and emotions. Maybe you watch a movie like Rocky, A Beautiful Mind or The Shawshank Redemption and become instantly inspired. Perhaps you become super-sensitive and emotional when watching your favorite movie. Films like Toy Story 3, The Green Mile and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial will have you grabbing the tissues quick.
However, sometimes a film can fill your head with a thought you’d probably be too embarrassed to share with anybody you know personally. Given that embarrassment happens in relation to other people, it is a public emotion that makes you feel quite awkward. In other words, you’ve probably kept these thoughts to yourself. Today we are going to be presenting you with ten films that have filled your head with such embarrassing thoughts. One minute you’re in the movie theater »
- Jesse Gumbarge
As CW’s Arrow spin-off The Flash draws closer, more and more of the pieces are clicking into place.
We already know several of the villains, and received a new teaser trailer late last week. Now, we’ve heard of another actor set to be joining the show.
Clancy Brown, who played Captain Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption and Sargent Zim in Starship Troopers, has joined the show as General Wade Eiling, known better as The General. Is there an army title he hasn't held on screen?
Brown is no stranger to comic book roles, having played Red-Hulk, Lex Luthor, Odin and Taskmaster in a long string of voice-acting roles.
The Flash kicks »
The CW has been busy over the last few weeks with populating its upcoming series The Flash with exciting DC Comics characters, but this new addition just may take the cake. The character himself isn’t all that interesting or well-known, but the actor that will play him is. According to THR, The Shawshank Redemption, Starship Troopers, and beloved voice actor Clancy Brown has joined the series in a “pivotal recurring role.”
Brown will play General Wade Eiling a.k.a. The General, the head of a black ops army team pursuing Plastique (Kelly Frye), in hopes of turning her into a human weapon. The General is described as “a tall and imposing man with a face carved from years of duty.” He’s also a fanatic intent on protecting American interests around the world, and will have “ties to a central Flash character.”
There are multiple versions of The General in the comics, »
- James Garcia
According to THR, The Flash has just gained an incredible new cast member, as The Shawshank Redemption and Starship Troopers alum Clancy Brown has signed on for a “pivotal” recurring role in the upcoming DC Comics series.
Brown will play General Wade Eiling, a.k.a. The General, and make his debut in the show’s fifth episode. The General will the head of a black ops army team pursuing Plastique (Rake actress Kelly Frye), in hopes of turning her into a human weapon. He’s described as a tall imposing man, with “a face carved from years of duty…. fanatically intent on protecting American interests around the world.”
Apart from pursuing Plastique, The General will also have a ties to a central Flash character, though THR didn’t offer any specifics on who that may be.
In the comics, The General is often portrayed as an Army general who »
- James Garcia
Since it was first published by Image Comics back in 2003, The Walking Dead has become a pop culture phenomenon, spawning a range of successful novels, video games and even action figures. However, all of that pales in comparison to the success of the TV adaptation, which has become the most popular show in the Us among the highly coveted 18-49 demographic. The premiere of season four was watched by 16.1 million viewers, making it the most popular opening episode the show has received yet.
Who would have thought a black and white comic book about zombies would have become so popular?
A new trailer for season five was recently unveiled at Comic Con and the response was overwhelmingly positive. With rumors circulating that more major cast members will be shot/eaten/disemboweled in the new series, anticipation is at an all-time high for the programs return on October 12th.
- David Opie
Always the bridesmaid and never the bride, cinematographer Roger Deakins is one of the greatest working DPs today, having earned 11 Oscar nominations and never won. He’s like the Susan Lucci of the technical categories.
But he got that way because for years he’s been consistently collaborating with the Coen Brothers on some of their most iconic films, everything from Fargo to O Brother Where Art Thou, The Man Who Wasn’t There, True Grit, The Big Lebowski, Barton Fink and No Country for Old Men. The man is a master, most recently making sinister, wintery chills in last year’s Prisoners.
Thanks to Blag Films, you can now see a short supercut of some of Deakins’ finest shots among his collaboration with the Coens (with the unfortunate exception of The Ladykillers and The Hudsucker Proxy). While only limiting it to Coens films eliminates the chance to see some »
- Brian Welk
On tap right now is the trailer and poster premiere for the new serial killer thriller The Calling, which is home to a pretty impressive cast that includes Susan Sarandon and Topher Grace. Read on for the goods.
Joining Sarandon and Grace are Gil Bellows (House at the End of the Street, The Shawshank Redemption), Ellen Burstyn (The Exorcist, Requiem for a Dream), Christopher Heyerdahl (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, "True Blood"), and Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games, Invasion of the Body Snatchers).
Look for it in limited release on August 29th.
Despite a bad back, a reliance on painkillers, and the occasional drink to take the edge off, Detective Inspector Hazel Micallef (Susan Sarandon) leads a tranquil existence sharing a home with her elderly mother, Emily (Burstyn), in Fort Dundas, »
- Steve Barton
Everyone loves a good one-liner. Arnold Schwarzenegger in particular has practically built a career around that famous 'I'll be back' moment.
But plenty of others deserve some of the limelight for classic phrases. Below are some of our favourites, but can you guess the movie?
Some are harder than others, but we like it that way. Just click the phrase to reveal the answer!
1. "Shooot her... shooooot her."
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It's Jurassic Park!
2. "Remember, Sully, when I promised to kill you last, I lied."
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If you guessed Arnie in Commando, you guessed correct!
3. "Red light. Green light."
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4. "Get busy living, or get busy dying."
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It's the greatest film ever made (according to IMDb's top 250 chart) - The Shawshank Redemption.
5. "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that."
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Frank Darabont to direct ‘The Huntsman,’ formerly known as ‘Snow White and the Huntsman 2′ Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman 2, now retitled The Huntsman, already has a 2016 release date. Huntsman Chris Hemsworth and Evil Queen Charlize Theron are in; Snow White Kristen Stewart and apparently Prince Charming — aka Prince William — Sam Claflin are out, unless they show up in star cameos. And as reported a few weeks ago, former The Walking Dead executive producer Frank Darabont (he was fired from the show in July 2011) has been set to direct the prequel to Rupert Sanders’ Snow White and the Huntsman. Darabont reportedly beat Gavin O’Connor (Warrior) and Andy Muschietti (Mama) following a pitch focusing on Chris Hemsworth’s Huntsman character. Thor in tights and with a Scottish burr? Frank Darabont movies Besides his The Walking Dead gig, Frank Darabont also happens to be the director of two major blockbusters »
- Zac Gille
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