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Colin Farrell Joins Eddie Redmayne & Katherine Waterston In Harry Potter Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts'

5 August 2015 11:48 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

As we’ve detailed in the past, Colin Farrell never really went away. Sure, he hid the skids in his personal life after “Miami Vice” and “The New World,” having to sober up and all that, but Farrell’s problem was probably chasing fame when in fact he’s a terrific character actor who doesn’t need to lead every super hero film or A-list role. Read More: The Essentials: The 5 Best Colin Farrell Performances Farrell talked about his initial experiences with fame in the late ‘90s and early aughts to Esquire late last month. “It all happened really, really fast. 'Alexander' and then 'Miami Vice,' which were films that were very big and that didn't work so much critically and didn't work so much financially and I was made to feel aware of the fact that all of a sudden, things that I was in weren't working, »

- Edward Davis

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Five "Must-See" Movies for August 2015

31 July 2015 8:30 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Well, it's finally August, and while the summer movie season isn't completely over it might as well be. This article was a difficult one to put together, because there just isn't much to recommend this month. But you know what, that's okay, I think I managed to pull together five solid titles for the "must-see" section, and lucky for us the fall festival season is just around the corner, which means things are about to heat up exponentially on the prestige movie front just in time to compensate for things cooling down outside as the seasons change. (I should note here, it is currently 106 degrees fahrenheit here in the desert, and the thought of things cooling down is marvelous, but also very premature.) We are coming off what turned out to be a pretty solid month last month, in my opinion, as I settled back into my routine after a »

- Jordan Benesh

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Venice Fest Reveals Robust Lineup Featuring Hollywood Stars and International Auteurs

29 July 2015 2:15 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rome — The Venice Film Festival has unveiled a potentially strong lineup with enough studio/specialty titles toplining A-list stars — including Jake Gyllenhaal (“Everest”), Johnny Depp (“Black Mass”) and Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”) — to boost its role as a classy awards-season platform, plus new works by Charlie Kaufman, Alexander Sokurov, Amos Gitai, Marco Bellocchio and many other high-caliber international auteurs.

As previously announced, Baltasar Kormakur’s mountain-climbing thriller “Everest” from Universal, starring Gyllenhaal, will open Venice out of competition on Sept. 2 — a nice coup for artistic director Alberto Barbera, segueing from “Birdman” as opener last year, and sci-fi thriller “Gravity” in 2013.

With Toronto less aggressive in its push to secure more world preems, Venice is bowing several hot titles — including Cary Fukunaga’s child-soldier drama “Beasts of No Nation,” Atom Egoyan’s “Remember” and Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” featuring Michael Keaton’s first post-“Birdman” screen appearance — that are subsequently Toronto-bound. »

- Nick Vivarelli

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Colin Farrell Speaks Candidly About His Film Failures, Says Notion He Was Ever Really a Movie Star "Is a Delusion"

28 July 2015 8:33 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Colin Farrell has his ego in check. The actor is earning raves for his performance in HBO's True Detective, and on Monday, Farrell, 39, spoke candidly with PBS' Tavis Smiley about his career and why he no longer believes his own hype. Recalling two of his high profile roles in 2004 and 2006, Farrell said, "It all happened really, really fast. Alexander and then Miami Vice were films that were very big and that didn't work so much critically and didn't work so much financially. I was made to feel aware of the fact that all of a sudden, things that I was in weren't working. It just made me go, 'Wow, Ok.' So I can't believe in the lie that's being presented to me anymore that »

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Captain America: Civil War Sets Up Thor: Ragnarok, Says Jaimie Alexander

21 July 2015 9:09 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the events of one movie can be keenly felt in another, from Tony Stark’s Avengers-induced Ptsd in Iron Man 3 to the dissolution of S.H.I.E.L.D. (seen in Captain America: The Winter Soldier) in Avengers: Age of Ultron. And so, perhaps it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to hear from Jaimie Alexander, who plays Sif in the Thor movies, that Captain America: Civil War will start to lay the groundwork for Thor: Ragnarok.

Though Chris Hemsworth’s God of Thunder is not scheduled to make an appearance in Civil War, given that he was last seen returning to Asgard in order to make sense of visions shown to him by psychic Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) during Age of Ultron, the super-sized Marvel outing won’t completely pass over Thor and his own personal quest within the McU. »

- Isaac Feldberg

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50 forgotten sci-fi films from the 1990s

16 July 2015 3:25 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

We may remember Independence Day, The Matrix, The Phantom Menace. But what about these forgotten 90s sci-fi films? And are any worth seeing?

Think back to the science fiction cinema of the 1990s, and some of the decade's biggest box-office hits will immediately spring to mind: The Phantom Menace, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Men In Black, Armageddon and Terminator 2 were all in the top 20 most lucrative films of the era.

But what about the sci-fi films of the 1990s that failed to make even close to the same cultural and financial impact of those big hitters? These are the films this list is devoted to - the flops, the straight-to-video releases, the low-budget and critically-derided. We've picked 50 live-action films that fit these criteria, and dug them up to see whether they're still worth watching in the 21st century.

So here's a mix of everything from hidden classics to forgettable dreck, »

- ryanlambie

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First trailer for ‘Suicide Squad’

14 July 2015 2:41 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

An all-star roster of actors has joined new action adventure Suicide Squad, bringing DC Comics’ super villain team to the big screen under the direction of David Ayer (Fury).  The film stars two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith (The Pursuit of Happyness, Ali, Focus) as Deadshot; Joel Kinnaman (Run All Night, Robocop) as Rick Flagg; Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street, Focus) as Harley Quinn; Oscar winner Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club, Alexander) as the Joker; Jai Courtney (Divergent, The Water Diviner) as Boomerang; and Cara Delevingne (Anna Karenina, Pan) as Enchantress.

Besides helming the film, Ayer is also writing the script for Suicide Squad, which is being produced by Charles Roven (The Dark Knight trilogy) and Richard Suckle (American Hustle).  Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Colin Wilson and Geoff Johns are serving as executive producers. Suicide Squad opens in cinemas in August 2016.

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- Phil Wheat

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Legendary Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies at 77

6 July 2015 2:22 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jerry Weintraub, the colorful and controversial producer whose films included “Nashville,” “Diner,” “The Karate Kid” and the trio of “Ocean’s Eleven” films, died Monday of cardiac arrest in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was 77. He had been in poor health recently.

When he received Variety‘s Creative Leadership Award in 2013, Weintraub told Variety that he had a yacht and a Rolls-Royce, but was “not a big Hollywood guy.” Some would disagree. He was actually an old-school Hollywood showman, who understood the relationship between production and marketing. He was also a snappy dresser — his shoes were colorful and fun — who knew how to work the room and how to work the press: He was always available to the media and when he had a film in release, he knew how to maximize public awareness.

But the showiness was backed by hard work. His savvy came after decades of performing in many different jobs in the industry. »

- Carmel Dagan

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Legendary Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies at 77

6 July 2015 2:22 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Jerry Weintraub, the colorful and controversial producer whose films included “Nashville,” “Diner,” “The Karate Kid” and the trio of “Ocean’s Eleven” films, died Monday of cardiac arrest in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was 77. He had been in poor health recently.

When he received Variety‘s Creative Leadership Award in 2013, Weintraub told Variety that he had a yacht and a Rolls-Royce, but was “not a big Hollywood guy.” Some would disagree. He was actually an old-school Hollywood showman, who understood the relationship between production and marketing. He was also a snappy dresser — his shoes were colorful and fun — who knew how to work the room and how to work the press: He was always available to the media and when he had a film in release, he knew how to maximize public awareness.

But the showiness was backed by hard work. His savvy came after decades of performing in many different jobs in the industry. »

- Carmel Dagan

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Terminator Genisys movie review: back from the future… again

2 July 2015 12:16 PM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

I have a terrible feeling of deja vu. I have a terrible feeling of deja vu. I have a terrible feeling of deja vu. I have a terrible feeling of deja vu. I’m “biast” (pro): love the early films in the franchise…

I’m “biast” (con): …but it should have been left alone

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

I have this terrible feeling of deja vu.

I have this terrible feeling of deja vu.

The Summer of Franchise Movies That Just Makes Me Want to Go Back and Watch the Original Film continues. (See also Jurassic World, Minions, Poltergeist and so on.) The Terminator universe picks up the death knell of 2009’s Salvation with Genisys, in which the time-travel jiggery-pokery that has been futzing with its own mythology in ways that do it no favors now jumps back into the events of the »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Edinburgh Film Review: ‘The Legend of Barney Thomson’

18 June 2015 9:56 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The title may be “The Legend of Barney Thomson,” but it’s the protagonist’s near-namesake, Emma Thompson, who earns all the glory in Scottish star Robert Carlyle’s amiably uneven directorial debut. Drawn from the off-kilter comic novels of Douglas Lindsay, this grisly farce finds the helmer giving himself a generous showcase as the eponymous chump, a socially inept barber who quite accidentally becomes a modern-day Sweeney Todd. Still, it’s Thompson’s frayed, frightening turn as his unexpectedly devious mother that gives a salty kick to an otherwise minor diversion, in which simple twists of fate are as thickly matted as the characters’ Glaswegian brogues. A crowd-pleasing curtain-raiser for this year’s Edinburgh fest, “Barney Thomson” is unlikely to secure legendary status beyond Caledonia, but ancillary prospects are solid enough.

“This is the story of what happens when you move chairs,” Carlyle says, in cheerily cryptic fashion, in »

- Guy Lodge

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K5 gets 'Orthodox'; Kaleidoscope takes UK

18 June 2015 1:43 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Crime drama stars Stephen Graham and Michael Smiley.

K5 International has secured world sales rights to David Leon’s debut feature film crime drama, Orthodox

The company has already struck a deal with British distributor Kaleidoscope to take the film for theatrical release in the UK and Ireland.  

Orthodox stars Stephen Graham (This is England, Boardwalk Empire) as well as Michael Smiley (Black Sea, Kill List).

The film was financed by Ingenious Media.

The story centres on Benjamin (Graham), an outsider in the Jewish community who takes up boxing as a means of self-defence.  Alienated by his own choices, he finds comfort under the wing of shady fixer, Shannon (Smiley) and an involvement in unlicensed boxing pushes him further to the edges of his community. 

He makes an immoral decision in order to provide for his family and as a result goes to prison. Once released he is determined to right the wrongs, but still a »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Lena Headey on That Game of Thrones Scene: "No One Deserves That Treatment"

15 June 2015 12:07 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

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- Ryan-Roschke

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Warner Bros. announces TV schedule for San Diego Comic-Con

12 June 2015 7:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Earlier in the week it was revealed that Warner Bros. is planning a big Hall H panel at Comic-Con for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad, along with Wonder Woman and Justice League Part One, and now the studio has revealed its television line-up for San Diego, and there’s plenty more for DC fans to get excited about – and even if you’re not a superhero fan, there’s still plenty on offer! Here’s the full line-up, via Comic Book…

Special Sneak Peek Pilot Screenings

Wednesday, July 8

6:00–10:00 p.m. The first time is always the best time. Comic-Con and Warner Bros. Television proudly continue our annual Preview Night tradition, with exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of four of the most highly anticipated series of the 2015–16 television season — Supergirl, Blindspot, Containment and Lucifer — as well as a brand-new episode of Teen Titans Go! »

- Gary Collinson

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Here Are 15 Actors That Were Almost Cast as Superman

12 June 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Did you know that June 12 every year is Superman Day? We're not sure how this particular day came to be dedicated to the Man of Steel, especially since he seems omnipresent in our lives every day. A pop cultural mainstay since 1938, the Krypton-born hero never seems far away, especially in the movies.

Yet while it seems every boy has dreamed of putting on the red cape and flying, the character has been remarkably hard to cast in movies. For every Christopher Reeve, Brandon Routh or Henry Cavill who said yes, many more have said no. Here are 15 potential Kal-El's that never came to be.

1. Sylvester Stallone

"Yo, Lois!" After the success of "Rocky," it's no wonder that "Superman: The Movie" producers Alexander and Ilya Salkind considered Stallone to play the Last Son of Krypton. Reportedly, he was deemed too ethnic for the part, though other sources have said that Marlon Brando »

- Gary Susman

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36 major blockbusters and why they never got made

11 June 2015 6:53 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

We look at the films that slipped through Hollywood's net, from biblical epics to a time travelling Gladiator sequel...

This article contains a spoiler for Gladiator

If you're one of those frustrated over the quality of many of the blockbusters that make it to the inside of a multiplex, then ponder the following. For each of these were supposed to be major projects, that for one reason or another, stalled on their way to the big screen. Some still may make it. But for many others, the journey is over. Here are the big blockbusters that never were...

1. Airframe

The late Michael Crichton scored another residential on the bestseller list with his impressive thriller, Airframe. It was published in 1996, just after films of Crichton works such as Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, Disclosure and the immortal Congo had proven to be hits of various sizes.

So: a hit book, another techno thriller, »

- simonbrew

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People Under The Stairs, The Howling II, Dog Soliders and Many More Highlight Scream Factory’s Upcoming Lineup!

10 June 2015 7:13 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Let’s just face it: Scream Factory’s insane amount of releases aren’t about to slow down anytime soon, and well, I think I speak for most horror fans when I say that that’s something to celebrate. Not only are they continually putting out great Bluray releases of older and almost forgotten titles like their Tentacles/Reptilicus, but the Collector’s Editions like the recently announced People Under The Stairs and I, Madman releases are definitely ones to celebrate.

In case you fright fanatics haven’t been paying attention or just haven’t gotten around to checking out some of the oncoming onslaught of titles, here are a few that are quite exciting for us at Icons of Fright. Read on!

 

June 16th-

Tentacles/Reptilicus

Tentacles/Reptilicus

Tentacles

It’s angry. It’s hungry. It’s extremely well-armed and it’s descending on a small seaside town to sample the local cuisine! »

- Jerry Smith

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Comic-Con 2015: Wbtv Panels to Include iZOMBIE, Supernatural, Lucifer

10 June 2015 4:54 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Warner Bros. Television will have a strong presence at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. In addition to screening the Lucifer pilot, Wbtv will have panels for iZombie, Supernatural, the aforementioned fallen angel series, and many more shows.

Press Release: "Burbank, Calif. (June 10, 2015) — Good luck keeping your popsicles and ice cream from melting with the amount of heat that Warner Bros. Television Group (Wbtvg) is bringing to Comic-Con International: San Diego. The Studio returns to the world’s leading pop-culture convention in 2015 with 18 series, including 13 returning fan-favorite shows and five programs making their much-anticipated Comic-Con debut. Following an at-capacity event last year, Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment are once again joining forces for another epic Saturday night event in Hall on July 11, featuring super heroes, Super-Villains, screenings and special appearances from returning favorites Arrow, The Flash and Gotham, plus highly anticipated series Supergirl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

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- Derek Anderson

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How Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Became Hollywood's Hottest Couple

5 June 2015 9:35 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

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- Jessica-Chassin

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Rosario Dawson

19 May 2015 7:41 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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A classic rags-to-riches story, Rosario Dawson began her career penniless, with no hopes of ever being an actor. Basically homeless, she was discovered on the streets and cast in her first film at the age of 15. She enjoyed the experience so much that she used her pay to take acting classes, and that’s how she ended up playing Night Nurse in Daredevil.

Her accomplishments sound a little less impressive when you put it like that, but Dawson’s performance as Claire Temple in Netflix’s first Marvel series was one of the highlights of that show. It was just the latest in a long line of great, complex and diverse roles she’s played over the years, starring in everything from Oliver Stone’s ill-fated Alexander to Rent.

Over the course of her career Dawson has played a death-defying make-up artist in Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof, the »

- Tom Baker

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