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“Glee” Recap 5.16 — “Clap On, Clap Off”

2 hours ago | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

Greetings readers! I don’t believe we’ve been formally introduced. I’m Dana Piccoli from AfterEllen and I’m stepping in for Heather Hogan for the rest of Glee’s Season Five recaps. I hope I can do her and all of you justice. Now on with the show.

There’s nothing like starting off a Glee episode with a WWII military style Std hygiene film. Frankly, I’m not sure why they haven’t gone this route before. Not unlike “punching Lady Liberty in the face” this opener sets us up for good times ahead. Stand up and clap, everyone. No, not that kind of clap. Well, we’ll get to that soon enough. Sam, Kurt, Blaine and Artie do look awful adorable in their sailor costumes as they run through the possible side effects of venereal diseases, like burning itches and jaunty hats.

The segue from syphilis »

- Dana Piccoli

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New TV spot for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

16 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its UK release tomorrow [read our review here], and just so we don’t forget Sony has released the umpteenth TV spot for its superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which we’ve got for you below…

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead. It’s great to be Spider-Man.

For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn, »

- Gary Collinson

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Sharon Stone, Bill Pullman And Tony Hale Join American Ultra

17 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

I think that there’s a rule in Hollywood that movies that start with the word “American” must have amazing ensemble casts (see: American Hustle, American Beauty, American Pie, American Gangster, American Graffiti). This week, the action-comedy American Ultra adds three new members to an already bustling line-up: Sharon Stone, Bill Pullman and Arrested Development‘s Tony Hale. They join Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Justified‘s Walton Goggins, Topher Grace and John Leguizamo in a film for Project X director Nima Nourizadeh.

The low-budget Lionsgate movie, picked up for a cool $7 million in March, stars Eisenberg as Mike, a stoner and slacker living in a small town whose past as a highly-trained secret agent comes back to interfere with his new, quieter existence. He becomes the target of a top secret government operation, which naturally does not sit well with his girlfriend, Phoebe (played by Eisenberg’s Adventureland co-star, Stewart »

- Jordan Adler

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'House of Cards' Season 2 Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD June 17th

14 April 2014 10:29 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The highly anticipated and critically acclaimed political drama, House of Cards: The Complete Second Season, produced by Media Rights Capital, arrives on Blu-ray and DVD June 17 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The series returns with two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey (American Beauty, Best Actor in a Leading Role, 1999; The Usual Suspects, Best Actor in a Supporting Role; 1995) as the newly appointed Vice President of the United States, along with Robin Wright, this year's Golden Globe winner for her role as his wife, Claire Underwood (Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama). This series continues to sizzle with intensity as the ruthless Underwoods stop at nothing to climb the political food chain.

All 13 episodes will be available on the four-disc Blu-ray and four-disc DVD sets for House of Cards: The Complete Second Season with stunning collectible packaging on both releases, along with five bonus featurettes. »

- MovieWeb

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New TV spot and extended clip for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

14 April 2014 2:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 set to start rolling out in international markets this week [read our review here], Sony has continued its marketing blitz with the release of a new TV spot teasing an unhappy ending for lovebirds Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) and Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone)…

 

Meanwhile, during the MTV Awards a new clip was released showing a battle between Spidey and Electro (Jamie Foxx) in Times Square…

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead. It’s great to be Spider-Man.

For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow »

- Gary Collinson

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Two international posters for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

13 April 2014 2:32 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As Sony prepares to start rolling out The Amazing Spider-Man 2 this coming week, the studio has dropped a new pair of international posters which see Andrew Garfield’s wall-crawler up against two of the film’s villains in Paul Giamatti’s Rhino and Dane DeHaan’s Green Goblin; check them out here courtesy of Cbm…

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead. It’s great to be Spider-Man.

For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. »

- Gary Collinson

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Learn More About Penny Dreadful's Dorian Gray and Brona Croft

13 April 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Several days ago Showtime released "Penny Dreadful" character posters for Dorian Gray and Brona Croft, portrayed by Reeve Carney and Billie Piper, and now they're back with a new video that reveals a bit more about them both.

"Penny Dreadful" is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street's Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, "Call the Midwife").

Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, and Eva Green star. Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) directs the first two episodes.

"Penny Dreadful" is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10Pm Et/Pt.

Synopsis

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. "Penny Dreadful »

- Debi Moore

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‘Scoring Spidey’ featurette for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

11 April 2014 1:38 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Now that the world premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is out of the way, we can expect Sony to really ramp up the marketing for its upcoming superhero sequel… if it can be ramped up any further, after what’s been an absolute blitz of promotion these past couple of months. Next up is a new featurette entitled ‘Scoring Spidey’, which delves into the score by Hans Zimmer and Pharrell Williams; check it out below…

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead. It’s great to be Spider-Man.

For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man »

- Gary Collinson

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Wes Bentley interview: My mission of recovery after nearly a decade lost to drugs

11 April 2014 7:55 AM, PDT | The Independent | See recent The Independent news »

From Mickey Rourke to Robert Downey Jr, Hollywood loves a comeback almost as much as it loves anointing a hot new talent. But there’s something decidedly poignant about the return of Wes Bentley. Fifteen years ago, he was that hot new talent who played the misfit neighbour Ricky Fitts in Sam MendesAmerican Beauty. Two years later, he made the period drama The Four Feathers with Heath Ledger, by which point he was in the grip of a damaging heroin and cocaine habit – formed to “escape expectations”, he says. »

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Venom and The Sinister Six movies to arrive before The Amazing Spider-Man 4, Sinister Six featurette released

11 April 2014 12:09 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Before it revealed its plans for Venom and The Sinister Six, Sony set out its stall for the future of Marvel’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man by announcing that The Amazing Spider-Man 3 would hit cinemas on June 10th 2016, followed by The Amazing Spider-Man 4 on May 4th 2018.

Well, it seems that with the recently announced spin-offs, Sony’s plans have changed and the studio is now looking to release both Venom and The Sinister Six before Spidey’s fourth outing, with producer Matt Tolmach telling Den of Geek that:

“Before we know what we do with Spider-Man 4, we’re going to do Sinister Six, Venom and Spider-Man 3. There is going to be a lot of crossover in those movies. So we’re just not at Spider-Man 4, because we still have a whole other Spider-Man movie and two other movies. So we don’t know yet what [Spider-Man 4] is going to be. »

- Gary Collinson

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Kevin Spacey Regales the Crowd With 20-Minute Speech at Museum of the Moving Image Tribute

10 April 2014 11:41 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“Who is Kevin Spacey? The man’s talent has more facets than a diamond,” said Chazz Palminteri at Museum of the Moving Image’s salute to the “House of Cards” actor Wednesday night on the Upper East Side.

As clips played from some of his most standout works like “The Negotiator,” “American Beauty” and “The Usual Suspects,” Spacey said he had not seen them since the actual screening of the film. He also noted a scene from “Glengarry Glen Ross” with his “friend, mentor and father figure,” Jack Lemmon, whom he credits as the impetus for moving to New York and becoming an actor.

Likewise, Penn Badgley said Spacey offered the same sort of guidance during the filming of “Margin Call” when Badgley was 24.

“Having him around was just very inspirational for somebody young and kind of like sort of lackadaisical,” Badgley said of himself during the cocktail hour at the 583 Park Ave. »

- Alexa Harrison

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Hightlights of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 world premiere, plus new TV spots

10 April 2014 9:25 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It may have already screened for the press [you can read our spoiler-free ★★★★ review here], but tonight saw the cast and crew of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 heading to London for the official world premiere, and you can check out highlights from the red carpet right here…

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead. It’s great to be Spider-Man.

For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, »

- Gary Collinson

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It’s Carnage in latest Daily Bugle viral for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

10 April 2014 2:49 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With less than a week to go before the UK release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 [read our spoiler-free ★★★★ review here], Yahoo! Movies has got a sneak peek at the next viral article from Sony’s Daily Bugle site, which makes reference to the psychotic symbiote Carnage – as well as Venom’s alter-ego Eddie Brock; check it out…

Killer Kasady Caught, by Eddie Brock.

The greater New York tri-state area got a whole lot safer yesterday. Captured late last night, Cletus Kasady, escaped serial killer and notorious redhead, was eerily calm and subdued when he eagerly surrendered to the FBI. The manhunt for the FBI’s Most Wanted felon ended innocuously in a small strip mall outside of New Rochelle, New York.

A barista at a local coffee shop recognized Kasady and eventually called the police. The barista apologized to reporters later admitting she didn’t immediately alert authorities hoping Spider-Man would beat them to the scene. »

- Gary Collinson

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Final Three Penny Dreadful Character Posters Unveiled!

9 April 2014 3:18 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

On tap right now is your first look at a trio of new "Penny Dreadful" character posters including Victor Frankenstein - a Romantic poet-turned-surgeon fascinated with the mysteries of life and death, Sir Malcolm - a hardened African explorer determined to right the wrongs of his past, and Sembene - Sir Malcolm's sentry and confidant.

"Penny Dreadful" is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10Pm Et/Pt.

Timothy Dalton (Sir Malcolm), Reeve Carney (Dorian Gray), Josh Hartnett (Ethan Chandler), Harry Treadaway (Dr. Frankenstein), Rory Kinnear (The Creature), Billie Piper (Brona Croft), and Eva Green (Vanessa Ives) star. Danny Sapani portrays Sembene.

"Penny Dreadful" is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street's Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, "Call the Midwife"). Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible »

- Steve Barton

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The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Blu-Ray Combo Pack Giveaway

8 April 2014 11:10 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is just about to hit in stores, and I’ve got a copy of the Blu-Ray Combo Pack for you. The Ben Stiller vehicle didn’t have quite as much impact on theaters as I expected, but I’m hoping it gets a new lease on life with the home release.

That might be a little surprising (catch our podcast review, and my Answers.com review) considering that I haven’t exactly championed the film whole-heartedly, but I wasn’t exactly opposed to it either. It’s a fun ride, that had a few rough spots, and didn’t exactly play out the way I’d have liked. In the end, I think it’s a lot better than most are probably giving it credit for, and it has a few scenes that really shouldn’t be missed.

Also, to help celebrate the film, »

- Marc Eastman

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Alternate cut of the final trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

7 April 2014 3:09 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After releasing the “final trailer” for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 last month, Sony has since dropped an international trailer for the upcoming superhero sequel, and now we’ve got an alternate cut of said “final trailer”, which I guess makes this the “final, final trailer.” At least, until the next one arrives. Anyway, check it out below via Cbm after the official synopsis…

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead.

It’s great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from »

- Gary Collinson

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New Featurette on Showtime's Penny Dreadful

5 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Showtime has released this new featurette on "Penny Dreadful," starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Danny Sapani and Harry Treadaway. The show will premiere on May 11. In "Penny Dreadful," some of literature's most famously terrifying characters . including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula . have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan ( Hugo , The Aviator , Gladiator ) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes ( American Beauty , Skyfall ) and Pippa Harris ( Revolutionary Road ), both »

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IMAX poster for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and new Daily Bugle viral article teasing The Vulture

5 April 2014 4:42 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With less than two weeks to go before its UK release, Sony has dropped a new IMAX poster for the upcoming superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2, as well as another Daily Bugle viral article which teases the introduction of The Vulture; check them out here....

OOsCorp Loses Military Contract, by Ken Ellis

In an unexpected setback, Oscorp Industries failed to secure a contract for the development of a flying suit with the United States military.  Sources say  the international conglomerate had been so confident of landing the contract they had already hired a congratulatory skywriting message over New York City that read: “Oscorp soars to success!”

Government sources hinted that the contract intended for military aerial reconnaissance and infiltration landed with a Los Angeles-based conglomerate with offices in Manhattan. Oscorp spokesman, Donald Menken, had no comment.

The losing bid repudiates two decades worth of research in electromagnetic anti-gravity conducted by Oscorp robotics division engineer, »

- Gary Collinson

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Lots Of Creepy New Footage In Penny Dreadful Featurette

5 April 2014 4:28 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In Penny Dreadful, some of literature's most famously terrifying characters -- including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light -- have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill). The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street. Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed »

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Was 1999 the best ever year for movies? The Matrix, Fight Club, more

5 April 2014 1:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Wachowskis' ground-breaking blockbuster The Matrix celebrated its 15th anniversary recently, and for this landmark we couldn't help but cast our mind back to the year of its release 1999.

Call it pre-Millennium anxiety or the finality of a clock ticking over from 99 to 00, but there was something in Hollywood's creative waters that year. American Beauty took home the Best Picture Academy Award the following year, but beyond that there were a slew of incredible films that hit theatres in 1999.

And not just in one particular genre: we saw great works in the blockbuster arena (the aforementioned Matrix), horror (The Sixth Sense), comedy (American Pie) and animation (Toy Story 2). This was a time when great directors - David Fincher, Alexander Payne, Paul Thomas Anderson, Spike Jonze, David O Russell - were all hitting their stride and producing incredible work.

Was 1999 the best ever year for movies? Digital Spy takes a »

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