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10 Movies to Watch on Netflix If You're Celebrating 4/20

17 April 2015 4:15 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Are you conveniently taking some time off on Monday? April 20, commonly known as 4/20, an "International cannabis culture holiday," is coming up. In case you don't have to go to work or school that day, might we suggest some movies to watch? We've gathered some of the best stoner movies on Netflix, in addition to this month's latest releases. There are classics like Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke, documentaries such as Super High Me, and even The Big Lebowski! Before you decide on what to do on Monday, check out the movies you may want to stream. »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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New Photo from Rob Zombie’s 31

14 April 2015 9:35 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Sister Dragon, Doom-Head, Father Murder, Lucky Leo—these are the names of just a handful of the bizarre, intriguing characters inhabiting Rob Zombie’s 31, which wraps filming shortly and is on the verge of entering the editing stage. To hold horror hounds over until more looks at his creatively conjured nightmare are revealed, Zombie recently unveiled a new photo from 31, showing Tracey Walter having a good time playing Lucky Leo.

In addition to Walter as Lucky Leo and Malcolm McDowell as Father Murder, the "owner of Murder World", 31 comprises the following eclectic cast:

Pancho Moler (2005's Bad News Bears, American Horror Story: Freak Show) plays Sick-Head. Jeff Daniel Phillips (The Lords of Salem, Halloween 2) portrays Roscoe, "the ass-kicking carney mechanic of Venus Virgo’s traveling show." Jane Carr (Curb Your Enthusiasm, How I Met Your Mother) plays Sister Serpent, "a wicked cross of Satan meets Mother Goose. »

- Derek Anderson

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Indie Animator Bill Plympton Draws On Kickstarter Again For Next Feature ‘Revengeance’

6 April 2015 5:34 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Bill Plympton, a two-time Oscar nominee for his slightly deranged hand-drawn animated films, returns to Kickstarter on Tuesday, seeking to raise $100,000 to finance his eighth feature-length film, Revengeance, co-produced with Jim Lujan, another animator who wrote the screenplay. He cited films such as The Big Lebowski, Inherent Vice and Pulp Fiction as thematic touchstones. According to a video Plympton and Lujan created for the crowdfunding campaign, the film follows… »

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Watch: 10-Minute Video Essay Explores The Film Noir Roots Of 'The Big Lebowski'

3 April 2015 9:45 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

You may find it hard to believe, but “The Big Lebowski” premiered in theaters over 17 years ago. Where did all the time go? Well, within that timeframe, “The Big Lebowski” has gone from being viewed as an innocuous change-of-pace in the Coen Brothers’ filmography to obtaining cult status, and now, it would not seem out of place to consider it a modern-day classic. Its reputation has grown so much over the years because of how well it lends itself to repeat viewings and critical film analysis. Case in point: Roger Ebert gave the film a 3-star rating when it came out in 1998. Twelve years later, he added the film to his “Great Movies” list. At this point, you would think not much more could be added to the conversation when it comes to this movie. Nevertheless, CineFix has decided to throw their hat into the ring with a video analysis of their own. »

- Ken Guidry

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Rob Zombie’s 31 Acquired for North American Distribution

2 April 2015 10:06 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We're one big step closer to entering Murder World, the main setting of Rob Zombie's upcoming horror film, 31, as the North American rights have been picked up for the Halloween-set movie in which five kidnapped people fight against the likes of Doom-Head, Death-Head, and many more demented denizens of a place that even the bravest of trick-or-treaters likely wouldn't visit.

According to Indiewire, Alchemy (formerly known as Millennium Entertainment), has acquired the North American rights for Rob Zombie's 31, which has been filming with the following impressive, eclectic cast in front of the camera:

Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange, 2007's Halloween) as Father Murder, "the owner of Murder World." Tracy Walter (Repo Man, The Silence of the Lambs) as Lucky Leo. Pancho Moler (2005's Bad News Bears, American Horror Story: Freak Show) as Sick-Head. Jeff Daniel Phillips (The Lords of Salem, Halloween 2) as Roscoe, "the »

- Derek Anderson

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Round-Up: First Still from Rob Zombie’s 31, Jeff Fahey Joins From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Rekindling of Hope Exclusive Excerpt

31 March 2015 2:48 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Shrouded in shadows, Doom-Head is featured in creepy fashion in the first still from Rob Zombie's 31. Also included in our latest round-up is a casting update for the second season of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series and an exclusive excerpt from Doug Lavers’ sci-fi thriller, Rekindling of Hope.

Rob Zombie's 31: Played by Richard Brake, Doom-Head dominates the first official still from Rob Zombie's 31 (see below). Since the news broke earlier this month that Malcolm McDowell had joined the cast of 31 as Father Murder, more actors have joined the film's ranks:

Pancho Moler (2005's Bad News Bears, American Horror Story: Freak Show) plays Sick-Head. Jeff Daniel Phillips (The Lords of Salem, Halloween 2) portrays Roscoe, "the ass-kicking carney mechanic of Venus Virgo’s traveling show." Jane Carr (Curb Your Enthusiasm, How I Met Your Mother) plays Sister Serpent, "a wicked cross of Satan meets Mother Goose. »

- Derek Anderson

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Tff 2015: Tribeca Film Festival Announce Tribeca Talks Series Line-Up

20 March 2015 4:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The Tribeca Film Festival announced this week that audiences will have an opportunity to hear panel and one-on-one conversations with some of the industry’s most critically and commercially successful filmmakers, artists, and executives during this year’s Tribeca Talks series including Christopher Nolan with Bennett Miller, George Lucas with Stephen Colbert, Cary Fukunaga with James Schamus, Brad Bird with Janeane Garofalo, Harvey Weinstein, Gus Van Sant, Courtney Love, Catherine Martin, and Christiane Amanpour.

Unique programs in the 2015 series include the Tribeca Talks: Directors Series sponsored by Warner Bros. Pictures where an acclaimed director participates in an intimate one-on-one conversation, Tribeca Talks: Master Class conversations focusing on a specific sector of the filmmaking process, Tribeca Talks: Script & Screen hosted by Barnes & Noble which explores topics related to screenwriting, as well as the previously announced special Tribeca/Espn Sports Film Festival Conversations which presents conversations relating to sports and competition in film, »

- Sacha Hall

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Box Office Predictions: 'Divergent's 'Insurgent' Will Take Down Penn's 'Gunman' with Ease

19 March 2015 8:58 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

The Divergent Series: Insurgent will outperform the original film, even though that one was terrible. I liked this a lot more, so it should be a lively podcast on Friday as Brad gets mad. I'm going with $18k per theater, $68.4 million, or about a 30 percent jump. That's aggressive, but slotting this against the Ncaa Tournament was pure genius. The Gunman looks D.O.A., even more so than Run All Night. The trailers could not look any worse, Sean Penn creeping around in the shadows with a gun. I'm putting it at $8.4 million, but even that might be kind. Like that scene in The Big Lebowski, there's just no bottom here. Do You Believec Not really, no. Well, okay, I believe in the sense that with only 1,300 theaters it's punching well above its weight. As per normal, these religious titles are basically impossible to predict as they rely on actual human marketing. »

- Laremy Legel

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Longmire Season Three Blu-Ray Review

19 March 2015 7:55 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Longmire is an absolute anomaly in the world of television, which could have something to do with the fact that it was pulled from A&E, despite consistently high ratings for the network. It’s also the reason that it was something of a no-brainer that it would be picked up by someone else, and season four will air on Netflix later in the year.

Where the first two seasons pulled us slowly into the depths of Sheriff Walt Longmire’s life on the sprawling plains of Wyoming, the third season is like the hammer blow that follows the slow, methodical wind-up.

The second season ended by bringing a lot of forces to the fore in a move of plot construction that brilliantly weaves angles and conspiracies into a show that actually makes it difficult to look away. The third season spins this all together, but uses a mode of »

- Marc Eastman

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Malcolm McDowell Joins Rob Zombie’s 31

11 March 2015 12:51 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Halloween may be over seven months away, but on the set of Rob Zombie's 31, the autumnal season is in full force and trick-or-treaters could pop up at any minute. Filming began yesterday on 31, Rob Zombie's Halloween-set horror film that takes place on the horror-soaked holiday at a place called Murder World. In recent weeks several key cast members have been added to the fright film and yesterday another big-name addition was announced: Malcolm McDowell.

In addition to playing Dr. Samuel Loomis in Rob Zombie's Halloweeen (2007) and Halloween II (2009), McDowell has played memorable characters aplenty in his legendary career and is perhaps best known for playing Alex in Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. Now he'll add the character of Father Murder to his résumé. Announced by Zombie on his Facebook page, Father Murder is the "owner of Murder World", the sinister setting of the film where five kidnapped »

- Derek Anderson

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Longmire Season 3 Now on DIsc

7 March 2015 10:04 AM, PST | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

The wonderfully underrated Longmire completed its third season last year and was then canceled by A&E for reasons beyond understanding. After some protracted negotiations amidst a fury of wronged fans taking to social media to save the series, Netflix announced they have picked up the series for a fourth season to air later this year.

Burbank, CA (February 23, 2015) – The stunning skies of Wyoming, and the mysteries beneath them, have never been more enthralling than in the unfolding episodes of Longmire, the popular A&E-turned-Netflix television series.  Those cinematic visuals and intense situations have also never looked better than in the full 1080p HD presentation of Warner Archive Collection’s Blu-ray™ release of Longmire, Season 3, available now via your favorite online retailers.

Warner Archive Collection’s release of Longmire, Season 3 on Blu-ray™ includes all 10 episodes in a three-disc set, as well a documentary entitled “The Ghost in the Storm,” which »

- ComicMix Staff

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Top 5 Oscars highlights: Julianne Moore finally won, power of 'Glory,' ...

23 February 2015 12:11 PM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

It’s been a long, crazy ride. That seems to be a sentiment echoed every year as the Oscar season comes to a close, having seen so many contenders become pretenders, front-runners changing with the announcement of every new precursor, and records kept or broken. It’s hard to put into words just what this year truly meant, and only time will tell if the academy’s choices really were the right ones, but for now, here are some of the things that stuck out as highlights: -Break- 1. Julianne Moore has an Oscar … at last! “Far from Heaven.” “Boogie Nights.” “The Hours.” “The End of the Affair.” Those are just the films for which Julianne Moore lost at the Oscars. There’s also “Safe,” “Magnolia,” “Short Cuts,” “The Kids Are All Right,” “The Big Lebowski,” “Children of Men,” and any number of great performances she wasn’t »

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2015 Oscar Previews: Part 2

18 February 2015 2:26 PM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Our Oscar coverage continues. Here we overview the best acting and best directing award nominees.

The Best Actor Nominees

Steve Carell - as John du Pont in Foxcatcher

Age: 52

Previously Best Known For:

The Office

The 40 Year-Old Virgin

Previous Oscar Nominations/Wins:

None

Interesting Fact: Owns and operates the Marshfield Hills General Store in Marshfield, Massachusetts where he has a summer home.

Bradley Cooper - as Chris Kyle in American Sniper

Age: 40

Previously Best Known For:

The Hangover

Silver Linings Playbook

Previous Oscar Nominations/Wins:

Nomination - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role 2013- as Richie Dimaso in American Hustle

Nomination - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 2012 - as Pat in Silver Linings Playbook

Interesting Fact: Had to miss his graduation commencement at Georgetown University because he was filming Wet Hot American Summer.

Benedict Cumberbatch -  as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (G.S. Perno)

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Concept Art From A Kung Fu Space Western By The Book Of Life Director

18 February 2015 1:43 PM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Jorge R. Gutierrez made his feature directorial debut with Book of Life, a charmingly designed, beautifully sincere musical comedy about The Day of the Dead. It’s a good picture, and will be remembered for more than scooping Pixar and their similar film.

As reported at Deadline, Gutierrez has made a deal to keep working with animation house Reel FX. Their next project doesn’t yet have a title, but it has a genre. In fact, it has several. It’s going to be a Kung Fu Space Western.

Here’s some concept art, which suggests the film will take place on some kind of Old West style generation starship. Where the Kung Fu comes into it isn’t at all obvious from this image.

The storyline apparently revolves around “the galaxy’s most charming outlaws, the leader of a funny, ragtag crew of rebel bandits that are put on »

- Brendon Connelly

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Oscar Predictions 2015: Who Will Win Best Actress?

18 February 2015 2:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

This Sunday, all eyes will be on the star-studded Oscars!

With less than a week before the big night, it's time to look back and reexamine the most noteworthy performances and films of 2014. In countdown fashion, Moviefone will be releasing a set of staff predictions each day this week for the four major categories -- kicking it off today with Best Actress.

We've already given you the beat on the 2015 Oscars race, so now let's break down our favorites to win Best Actress. Here, we've listed the actress we expect to win, and then, more importantly, which ones we think should win.

Tim Hayne

Who Will Win: Julianne Moore. Not only has she already won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role (a predictor of Oscar glory) for her portrayal of a woman dealing with early-onset Alzheimer's in "Still Alice," but »

- Moviefone Staff

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‘SpongeBob’ Counts $55.4M Treasure; ‘Jupiter’ Down, ‘Son’ Up In Monday B.O. Actuals

9 February 2015 3:19 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

6th Update, Monday Actuals, 3:20 Pm: Paramount’s SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Out Of Water came in with $635K less than its weekend estimate reported yesterday of $56M. Still, it’s a great gross for this time of year, especially when there aren’t a lot of kids out of school. Per Rentrak, only 1% of all K-12 and college students were off this Friday. That figure moves to 17% this Friday, and then 15% for the February 20-22 frame.

As reported this morning, Warner Bros./Village Roadshow’s Jupiter Ascending dropped ducats and is now filing $18.37M while Universal/Legendary’s Seventh Son is a $100K better with a $7.2M actual. They’re in for a hammering this coming weekend as two R-rated mass-appeal pics hit the sked: Universal’s long-awaited E.L. James bestselling adaptation Fifty Shades Of Grey at an estimated 3,600 theaters and 20th Century Fox’s Kingsman: The Secret Service on »

- Anthony D'Alessandro

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Film Review: Following a Two-Year Delay, ‘Seventh Son’ Should Have Been Shelved

8 February 2015 1:47 PM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – I can’t decide which is worse: the “fake deep talk” from Jeff Bridges in “Seventh Son” or the “angry whisper talk” from Eddie Redmayne in “Jupiter Ascending,” which also opened on Friday. Both speech impediments are ugly fish out of water, both films are getting punished by critics and both are underperforming at domestic box offices.

Ironically, both movies have also also been quite delayed and now we see why. “Jupiter Ascending” opened two days ago after initially being slated to open in July 2014. That film’s push back was justified to finish its extensive special effects, which “The Matrix” creators did without remembering to fix its laughable acting and weak story.

Rating: 2.0/5.0

Also knowing it was in trouble, “Seventh Son” was originally supposed to open way back in Feb. 2013, but the film was pushed back once and then a second time to Feb. 2015. It even changed distribution »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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'Seventh Son’s' Jeff Bridges & Julianne Moore Talk About Their Own Big Lebowski Reunion and Preparing For Moore’s Oscar Night

8 February 2015 11:34 AM, PST | CineMovie | See recent CineMovie news »

 

Seventeen years after working together on The Big Lebowski, Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges reunite in the fantasy adventure tale, Seventh Son along with Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia). The Academy Award winner (Bridges), four-time Oscar nominee (Moore) and Barnes talk about the movie, working together once again and for Ben, looking at both actors as mentors on the set.

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- info@cinemovie.tv (Super User)

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Exclusive Interview: Ben Barnes Answers Our Burning Questions

6 February 2015 3:53 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Ben Barnes is the title character in this month's Seventh Son, and we have an exclusive interview with the actor about his latest project. Watch as he answers our questions, like what it was like to be in the film that reunited The Big Lebowski's Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges, and why he likes making films in the fantasy genre. Post by PopSugar. »

- Shannon-Vestal

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Interview: Talking 'Seventh Son' With The Cast

6 February 2015 8:36 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Following a lengthy wait, Seventh Son has finally made its way to theaters. The epic fantasy centers on a professional spook (Jeff Bridges), who takes a dashing young apprentice (Ben Barnes) under his wing as the two prepare to face the end of the world. Together they square off against Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore) and her army of deadly minions.

Directed by Sergei BodrovSeventh Son is based on the novel The Spook’s Apprentice by Joseph Delaney.

At a recent New York press conference for the film - Bridges, Moore and Barnes discussed their personal connections to their roles and how themes of fate and destiny have played out off-screen. 

This film talks a lot about destiny and fate. How much has fate played a role in your lives?

Jeff Bridges: Destiny and fate? You guys wanna go first on that one?

Ben Barnes: Nobody wants to go first on that! »

- Justine Browning

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