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Star Wars: The Last Jedi and everything else coming to theatres in December

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi and everything else coming to theatres in DecemberStar Wars: The Last Jedi and everything else coming to theatres in DecemberAdriana Floridia11/30/2017 10:11:00 Am

December is usually known to be the best month at the movies.

That's because it's crunch time for awards season. That coveted last week of the year is where most heavy hitters want to be released, because they'll be freshest in the minds of Oscar voters. And then some years we're extra lucky and get a new Star Wars film as our cherry on top. This is one of those years. Not only do we have tons of highly anticipated festival fare, but a new Star Wars film, a re-boot of Jumanji, and a fantastical masterpiece from Guillermo Del Toro.

These are the movies you have to see this December:

The Disaster Artist

Release Date: December 1st, 2017 (Limited) December 8th, 2017 (Wide)

For Fans of: The Room,
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10 Best Movies to See in December: 'Last Jedi,' New Paul Thomas Anderson and More

10 Best Movies to See in December: 'Last Jedi,' New Paul Thomas Anderson and More
We've finally come to the end of 2017, which means: lots of under-the-wire Oscar hopefuls! The return of the Bellas! A brand spankin' new Star Wars! Along with the final push of awards contenders (Steven Spielberg! Paul Thomas Anderson! Guillermo del Toro!), viewers can look forward to a pair of biopics about ethically compromised women, two vastly different musicals and the Rock taking on motorcycle-riding warriors and a safari's worth of jungle creatures. Oh, and James Franco giving what may arguably be the single greatest performance of the year. Yes, you read that sentence correctly.
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Blake Shelton’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ Title Sparks Mockery on Twitter, ‘Deep Hurt’ From Mike Huckabee

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Blake Shelton’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ Title Sparks Mockery on Twitter, ‘Deep Hurt’ From Mike Huckabee
Congratulations, Blake Shelton — you’re People’s “Sexiest Man Alive”! But Twitter is just a wee bit divided over the choice. “The Voice” coach and Gwen Stefani’s beau Shelton was handed the honors by People this year, succeeding last year’s honoree Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Twitter users, as they tend to do, fired up their accounts to weigh in on Shelton’s honor, with a number of them expressing deep disappointment. Among the naysayers: Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, who lamented, “Nursing a Deep hurt today. Was passed over by @people magazine again for sexiest man alive honor that went to @blakeshelton . I.
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Blake Shelton Is People's Sexiest Man Alive 2017

Blake Shelton Is People's Sexiest Man Alive 2017
Step aside Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. There's a new sexy man in town.  After much anticipation, office pools and speculation, People magazine revealed the lucky man deserving of "Sexiest Man Alive" for 2017. Drumroll, please. Ladies and gentlemen, congratulations are in order for Blake Shelton.  "Thank you @people!!!!" The Voice coach shared on Twitter with his special cover. "Don't hate me because I'm beautiful..." One person who is extra excited for the announcement is Gwen Stefani. In an interview with the publication, Blake admitted his girlfriend helped convince him to take the crown.  "She goes, 'Listen to me,...
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Tyrese Calls The Rock Selfish as Fast and Furious Feud Intensifies

Tyrese Calls The Rock Selfish as Fast and Furious Feud Intensifies
More proverbial shots were fired in the Fast and Furious Spin-Off feud between Tyrese Gibson and Dwayne Johnson today, with Tyrese Gibson revealing that he thinks The Rock is being "selfish," because this spin-off was moved forward while Universal pushed the Fast & Furious 9 release date by a full year to 2020, to make room for the spin-off. Here's what Tyrese Gibson had to say, clarifying that he's not mad The Rock actually got a spin-off, but because it caused the Fast & Furious 9 release date to be pushed.

"I don't know what they're doing. Everybody's coming at me, like I'm hating on Dwayne for his spin-off. I'm not. I just wish he was releasing it at a different time. It's not a conflict, but Fast & Furious is like a holiday. Fast & Furious family, the fans, the tribe, the people who have been rocking with us for 16 years... you know, pushing our release date back,
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Radiohead, Bon Jovi and LL Cool J Among the 2018 Nominees for Induction Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Radiohead, Bon Jovi and LL Cool J Among the 2018 Nominees for Induction Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Some of the biggest names in music are among this year's nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

On Thursday, the storied institution announced the musically diverse new slate of nominees, representing classic rock, contemporary alt-rock, hip hop, blues and funk, to name just a few genres.

Among the rock artists in contention for induction are Bon Jovi, Dire Straits, Judas Priest, The Moody Blues, Radiohead, and Rage Against the Machine.

The British pop duo Eurythmics, the funk bands The Meters and Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, British pop rock singer Kate Bush, and hip hop artist and actor LL Cool J are among some of the other possible future inductees.

For a few of the performers, this isn't the first time they've been on the coveted short list. English groups Depeche Mode and The Zombies, as well as
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11 New and Returning Podcasts and Audio Series We Can’t Wait to Listen to This Fall

With more podcasts to choose from than TV shows these days, it can be tough to figure out which one are worth a listen, especially when more and more keep debuting. Luckily, there are some fan favorites and newcomers creating their own unique, fun spaces this fall, and they’re definitely worth a listen.

Here are some of the pop culture podcasts we’re queueing our iTunes up for.

2017 Fall Preview: Et's Look at Film, Music, TV and More!

Queery With Cameron Esposito

Feral Audio

Premiered Aug. 5

Photo: Getty Images

Technically, this show was a summer return, but it’s still on our radar as a must-listen as new episodes continue to roll out. Comedian Cameron Esposito is a mainstay on the L.A. comedy scene, running a longtime show called Put Your Hands Together -- which is, naturally, also recorded for a podcast -- and she starred with her wife, Rhea Butcher, on the
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Film Class: How To Edit Action

Tom Jolliffe begins a series of film classes. This week, featuring a guide on how to edit action scenes…

In a new recurrent series, Film Class, I will take you through a guide on various topics relating to all manner of differing film aspects. From everything in front, or behind the camera, during shoot or in post. I don’t claim to be a scholar of any kind (just a piffling graduate), but the series will merely be a guide through the films which have done things right. In the case of this opening gambit, I will focus on how to edit action sequences.

Firstly though, how do you do it wrong? If you’re a film buff like myself and find yourself drawn inexorably to all manner of internet videos, often comical, on the subject, you may have come across an infamously biting dissection of one singular moment in Taken 3.
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2017 Fall Movie Preview: Everything You Need to See

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2017 Fall Movie Preview: Everything You Need to See
Fall is a special time of year. Leaves slowly turn a different color. Daylight savings time gives us all a reason to fall back. And there are movies. Great, glorious, marvelously crafted movies! With the help of L.A. Weekly, we're breaking down exactly what you'll want to see and what you might not want to waist your time on over these last four months of 2017. Between It and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we're getting a lot of crazy, cool cinematic excursions, some Oscar hopefuls and others not so much. But whatever it might be, we're sure there is an audience out there for it somewhere.

Many people wait for this time of year. They spend the majority of their time watching all the hot new TV shows. But there will still be a reason to get out of the house on the weekends. As Hollywood is making one
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Competition: Win ‘Black Sails: The Complete Collection: Series 1-4′ on Blu-ray

To celebrate the home entertainment release of Black Sails: Season 4, available on DVD and Blu-ray 28th August, we have a copy of Black Sails: The Complete Collection: Series 1 – 4 on Blu-ray up for grabs. The Complete Collection: Series 1- 4 Includes Over 100 Mins Of New Bonus Material – Available Exclusively On Blu-ray And Steelbook.

Watch the multiple Emmy Award-winning hit pirate series, from legendary Hollywood producer and director Michael Bay, from start to finish. A thrillingly addictive prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic book Treasure Island, Black Sails follows Captain Flint (the brilliant Toby Stephens) and his notorious crew of pirates, in this treasure trove of a boxset containing all Xxxviii (that’ll be 38 me hearties!) episodes, guaranteed to provide hours of swashbuckling entertainment. For those with an eye on the really prized booty, there is a stunningly-designed limited edition SteelBook of seasons 1 – 4.

The thrilling, big-budget series from legendary producer
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Giveaway – Win Black Sails: The Complete Collection: Seasons 1 – 4 on Blu-ray

To celebrate the home entertainment release of Black Sails: Season 4, available on DVD and Blu-ray 28th August, we have a copy of Black Sails: The Complete Collection: Seasons 1 – 4 on Blu-ray up for grabs. The Complete Collection: Seasons 1- 4 Includes Over 100 Mins Of New Bonus Material – Available Exclusively On Blu-ray And Steelbook.

Watch the multiple Emmy Award-winning hit pirate series, from legendary Hollywood producer and director Michael Bay, from start to finish. A thrillingly addictive prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic book Treasure Island, Black Sails follows Captain Flint (the brilliant Toby Stephens) and his notorious crew of pirates, in this treasure trove of a boxset containing all Xxxviii (that’ll be 38 me hearties!) episodes, guaranteed to provide hours of swashbuckling entertainment. For those with an eye on the really prized booty, there is a stunningly-designed limited edition SteelBook of seasons 1 – 4.

The thrilling, big-budget series from legendary producer
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Mark Wahlberg tops the list of the world’s highest-paid actors

Transformers: The Last Knight star Mark Wahlberg has topped Forbes‘ list of the highest-paid actors in actresses in the world for the period of June 2016 and June 2017, knocking last year’s champ Dwayne Johnson down into second place.

Wahlberg earned $68 million thanks to the latest instalment in the Transformers franchise, as well as the upcoming Daddy’s Home 2, compared to Johnson’s $65 million. The Rock’s Fast & Furious co-star Vin Diesel is in third with $54.5 million, followed by Adam Sandler ($50.5 million) and Jackie Chan ($49 million).

You’ll have to go down to 15th place to find the highest-paid actress, La La Land star Emma Stone, who earned $26 million to put her ahead of Jennifer Aniston ($25.5 million), Jennifer Lawrence ($24 million), Melissa McCarthy ($18 million) and Mila Kunis ($15.5 million).

Here’s the full list of the thirty highest-paid stars, via Forbes:

1. Mark Wahlberg, $68 million

2. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, $65 million

3. Vin Diesel, $54.5 million

4. Adam Sandler,
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Jerome Bixby’s The Man From Earth Celebrates its 10th anniversary With a New Blu-ray & DVD Set

“What if a man from the Upper Paleolithic had survived until the present day?”

The Special Edition Blu-ray + DVD Collector’s Set of the cult classic science fiction drama The Man From Earth will be available On November 21st from Mvd Entertainment Group

Directed by Richard Schenkman (A Diva’s Christmas Carol), The Man From Earth stars David Lee Smith (Fight Club, Zodiac), John Billingsley (2012, “True Blood”), William Katt (Carrie, “The Greatest American Hero”), Ellen Crawford (“ER”, Soldier), Tony Todd (Candyman, The Rock), Annika Peterson (The Devil You Know), Alexis Thorpe (American Wedding) and Richard Riehle (Bridesmaids, Office Space) in this special edition release (with disc only exclusive features) of the worldwide cult smash movie that dazzled critics and audiences alike and currently resides among IMDb’s top science fiction films of all time. The Man From Earth is the provocative final screenplay by renowned science fiction author and
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Mark Wahlberg Edges Out Dwayne Johnson as Hollywood’s Highest-Paid Actor

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Mark Wahlberg Edges Out Dwayne Johnson as Hollywood’s Highest-Paid Actor
Mark Wahlberg is officially the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. The actor earned $68 million in the last year thanks to a big payday from “Transformers: The Last Knight” and the upcoming “Daddy’s Home 2,” according to Forbes magazine’s annual list. Wahlberg beat Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who made $65 million — $50 million more than in 2016. That income came from his work on “Baywatch,” the upcoming “Jumanji” reboot and the HBO show “Ballers.” Also Read: Emma Stone Dethrones Jennifer Lawrence as World's Highest-Paid Actress Other top earners include Johnson’s “Fate of the Furious” co-star Vin Diesel, who made $54.5 million; Adam Sandler,...
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Quentin Tarantino’s 9 Strangest and Most Surprising Movie Projects

Quentin Tarantino’s 9 Strangest and Most Surprising Movie Projects
When you think of Quentin Tarantino, classic films like “Reservoir Dogs,” “Pulp Fiction,” and “Django Unchained” certainly come to mind. But what about the critically reviled “Saturday Night Live” sketch adaptation “It’s Pat”? Or the Michael Bay Alcatraz action movie “The Rock”? Tarantino’s fingerprints have been all over the movies ever since his breakout debut in 1992, and some of his projects are way more bizarre than others.

Read More:Quentin Tarantino Wants Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lawrence For New Movie, And They Shouldn’t Resist

The director is currently getting together his ninth feature, which will be his penultimate effort behind the camera if his retirement talks are to be believed. Sources say Tarantino is putting together a drama involving the Manson family murders and that he’s eyeing Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lawrence to star. As the filmmakers looks to the future for his next project, we
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Face/Off at 20: revisiting the film

Paul Martinovic Jul 28, 2017

John Travolta and Nicolas Cage scored a big hit in John Woo's Face/Off. We take a look back...

One of the great pleasures of following genre cinema is the long, enduring onscreen conversation that’s taken place between movie directors from the East and the West, a creative push and pull which has resulted in some of the most boundary-pushing, inventive and important films ever made. When Akira Kurosawa wrote The Hidden Fortress, an airy homage to the John Ford Westerns he loved so much, he can’t have predicted its rollicking adventuring would be re-interpreted and sent into space by George Lucas to form the basis of the most successful film franchise in history in Star Wars: A New Hope. Similarly, when Ringo Lam took the tropes of 70’s Eurocrime and American gangster movies of the 30s and 40s, and upped the machismo and
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Bruce Lee vs. Chuck Norris, Patrick Stewart's Crazy Early Role, Thor Motion Comic, and More -- The Lrm Weekend

By David Kozlowski | 30 June 2017

Welcome to Issue #2 of The Lrm Weekend, a weekly column highlighting cool and unique videos about film, TV, comics, Star Wars, Marvel, DC, animation, and anime. We also want to hear from you, our awesome Lrm community! Share your favorite videos to: @LRM_Weekend and we'll post your Tweets below!

Last Issue: 6.23.17

Why do we love superheroes, martial arts, fantasy, and sci-fi? The big fight scenes, of course. Every week we'll bring you an epic brawl from the recent or distant past -- we want to hear from you, share your favorite fights with us!

Bruce Lee vs. Chuck Norris in Way of the Dragon (1972) Bonus: Chuck Norris Talks About Bruce Lee

The original movie poster from 1972!

What Is It?

If we're going to have a serious, weekly conversation about proper fight scenes, we have to go back to the source...The martial arts fight that

The Best Michael Bay Stories From the Set of Transformers

The latest of the “Transformers” franchise was released this week. “Transformers: The Last Knight” contains all of the action that we expect from the movie series with the addition of all IMAX 3D configuration throughout the film. Director Michael Bay is known as a “difficult” director to work for. One actress compared Bay to Hitler. Bay is well known for his high action films including “The Rock” and “Armageddon”. With a big budget and a stylistic mind, Bay is expected to take action to a new level in his films. This includes high explosives, quick editing cuts, 3D effects and

The Best Michael Bay Stories From the Set of Transformers
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The Rock 2: Michael Bay Details How The Sequel Would’ve Panned Out

Depending on when and where you’re reading this, it’s June 21st, which means it’s the longest day of the year for those north of the equator – not to mention one of the most exciting, providing you’re a fan of HBO’s Game of Thrones saga.

But on the Paramount lot, June 21st is a momentous day for another reason, for today heralds the long-anticipated launch of Transformers: The Last Knight. Angled as Michael Bay’s fifth and seemingly final entry in the blockbuster series, The Last Knight signals the end of an era, though critics have been particularly damning of Bay’s last hurrah.

Paramount’s global juggernaut will no doubt continue with or without Michael Bay – a Travis Knight-directed Bumblebee spinoff has already been locked in for 2018 – but now that the filmmaker is ready to part ways with the series once and for all, we can readily expect Bay to spearhead projects that aren’t hatched as sequels within established franchises. Then again, one sequel that Michael Bay never quite got around to making was a follow-up to The Rock, the 1996 actioner starring Sean Connery and Nicolas Cage.

Per /Film, here’s how that sequel would’ve panned out:

The sequel that I have in my mind for this movie is basically after Nic Cage is married to Carla, they drive off. Nic Cage has this microfilm of all this bad government confidential [info], like, who killed JFK? The government comes after Nic Cage with a vengeance. We’re talking out to kill. It turns into more of a thriller. Nic Cage has nowhere to turn, because he’s been stabbed in the back by the government, and they’re after him. Maybe he takes Carla, I’m not sure. Maybe they separate. I’d really like to separate Nic and Carla, and have Nic try to employ the help of Sean Connery. Basically, taking The Rock off exactly where it left off.

Is that a follow-up you’d like to see take shape? Or do you believe The Rock 2 should remain in the realm of wishful thinking? As always, let us know your thoughts and suggestions below.
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