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The 21 Stupidest Things About The Transformers Franchise

25 June 2014 2:22 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Transformers: Age of Extinction set to open in the States this week, Anthony Stokes looks at the 21 stupidest things about the Transformers franchise….

Like many American kids from the past three decades, I grew up with Transformers to some capacity.  There were toys, video games, and a few different cartoons.  That being said, I never saw the shows are these infallible pieces of modern Shakespeare. I’m going to go ahead and lump in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and G.I. Joe in here as well. Fun shows but nostalgia aside, I don’t think they’re all that great. But even as someone who has little if any loyalty to the brand, I can see that the recent Transformers movies have been a spit in the face to the original series. The first Transformers, while not a “good” Transformers movie, was a little closer to what I remember from the television show, »

- Gary Collinson

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Director Daniel Stamm Confesses His 13 Sins

24 June 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Talented director Daniel Stamm, previously known for helming The Last Exorcism, has a new film that delves into how far a person will go for the almighty dollar. 13 Sins is a tale of transformation and obsession, and Stamm recently sat down with Dread Central to talk about it.

Stamm talked about the importance of keeping the audience in tune with the main character, Elliot Brindle (played by Mark Webber).

"It's always important when the audience can stay with the protagonist and identify with the protagonist," Stamm said. "And in a movie like this about how far will you stretch your morals for financial gain, it was important to us to suck the audience in, to make them go on this journey with him and not reject the journey too early on, so by the time they realize what they've gotten themselves into and what the protagonist has gotten himself into, »

- Scott Hallam

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Tom Cruise In Talks For Star Wars Episode 7?

23 June 2014 2:35 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Tom Cruise is reportedly in talks with director J.J. Abrams to take a role in the new Star Wars movie, Episode VII.

“Tom has been in London for over a week and met up with J.J. (Abrams, and some other people from Star Wars at the weekend,” a source close to the production told The Sun newspaper in the UK.

Star Wars is currently being filmed nearby at Buckinghamshire’s Pinewood studios and it seems that the misfortune of Cruise’s fellow 80s icon Harrison Ford has provided an opening for Cruise as the delay in filming has reportedly allowed Abrams and his lieutenants time to consider a Cruise cameo. Ford required surgery after breaking his leg on the set of the movie while filming scenes as his character from the original movies, Han Solo on June 12.

“Losing Harrison is going to set things back a little »

- Mark Worgan

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First Poster & Trailer for The Judge Starring Robert Downey Jr. & Robert Duvall

21 June 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures comes the courtroom family drama "The Judge," starring Oscar® nominee Robert Downey Jr. ("Tropic Thunder," the "Sherlock Holmes" films, the "Iron Man" franchise) and Oscar® winner Robert Duvall ("Tender Mercies," "Crazy Heart"), scheduled for release this Fall. In "The Judge," Downey stars as big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge (Duvall), is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before. Starring alongside Downey and Duvall areOscar® nominee Vera Farmiga ("Up in the Air," "The Conjuring"), Vincent D'Onofrio (TV's "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"), Jeremy Strong ("Zero »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Watch The First Trailer For ‘The Judge’ Starring Robert Downey Jr

19 June 2014 9:54 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Described by its headlining star Robert Downey Jr as ‘the kind of movie I grew up wanting to make,’ The Judge revolves around a big city lawyer who returns to his childhood home where his father, the town’s judge, is suspected of murder.

Downey plays said lawyer and screen veteran Robert Duvall assumes the role of the father.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures comes “The Judge,” starring Oscar® nominee Robert Downey Jr. (“Tropic Thunder,” the “Sherlock Holmes” films, the “Iron Man” franchise), Oscar® winner Robert Duvall (“Tender Mercies,” “Crazy Heart”) and Oscar® nominee Vera Farmiga (“Up in the Air,” “The Conjuring”). The film is directed by David Dobkin (“Wedding Crashers”).In “The Judge,” Downey stars as big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town’s judge (Duvall), is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the »

- Paul Heath

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‘The Judge’ Trailer: Robert Downey Jr. Defends the Indefensible

19 June 2014 7:06 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Being a frontman for The Avengers and the Marvel Cinematic Universe is practically a full-time job for Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr., but he still manages to take time out between blockbuster comic book movies to cleanse his palette with different projects. From comedies like Tropic Thunder and Due Date to dramas like The Soloist, the actor is keeping his work schedule diverse.

Falling somewhere between comedy and drama (but probably closer to the latter) is David Dobkin’s upcoming film The Judge, which stars Downey Jr. as a lawyer called Hank Palmer who specializes in defending the rich and guilty. In the first trailer for The Judge, Hank is shown getting called back to his home town to grieve the passing of his mother, and soon finds himself tasked with defending his father, ...

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- H. Shaw-Williams

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The Judge Trailer: Robert Downey Jr. Goes Dramatic, Plus the Film’s First Poster

19 June 2014 6:47 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Warner Bros. has released the first The Judge trailer for director David Dobkin’s (Wedding Crashers) upcoming thriller/family drama.  Robert Downey Jr. plays an attorney who returns home for his mother’s funeral only to learn that his estranged father (Robert Duvall), a judge who suffers from Alzheimer’s, has been accused of murder.  The trailer starts out with Rdj at his Starkiest, but takes a left turn away from the arrogant individualist to more of an everyman with daddy issues once the hook of the story comes in.  It's got a touch of schmaltz to it, but it's also refreshing to see Downey Jr. putting in work outside of the superhero/action-adventure franchises. Hit the jump to check out the first The Judge trailer.  The film also stars Vera Farmiga, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Billy Bob Thornton, Dax Shepard, Leighton Meester, Ken Howard, David Krumholtz, Balthazar Getty, »

- Dave Trumbore

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Robert Downey Jr., Vera Farmiga And Robert Duvall Star In First Trailer For The Judge

19 June 2014 5:52 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The Judge brings two-time Oscar nominee Robert Downey Jr. (Chaplin, Tropic Thunder) and Oscar winner Robert Duvall (Crazy Heart) together for the first time on the big screen.

In The Judge, Downey stars as big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town’s judge (Duvall), is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.

Catch the first trailer below for the film that bows during the upcoming awards season.

The film also stars Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga (The Conjuring) and Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton (Sling Blade), and is directed by David Dobkin (Wedding Crashers).

The film also features Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard, Oscar winner Melissa Leo, Leighton Meester, Ken Howard, Emma Tremblay, Balthazar Getty, David Krumholtz, Sarah Lancaster, Grace Zabriskie and Denis O’Hare. »

- Michelle McCue

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'Deadbeat' DVD Releases August 26th

17 June 2014 7:12 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The supernatural comedy series Deadbeat arrives on DVD (plus Digital) August 26 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Starring Tyler Labine (TV's Reaper)the show also features Brandon T. Jackson (Tropic Thunder), Lucy DeVito (TV's Melissa & Joey) and Cat Deeley (the host of TV's So You Think You Can Dance). From the production company that produced 12 Years a Slave and Kick-Ass, Deadbeat has been declared a "disarmingly funny" (Variety) and "hilarious and heartwarming" (New York Post) comedy. Available exclusively at Target, the Deadbeat DVD includes three bonus featurettes and is available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.

Kevin Pacalioglu (Labine) may have no money and no clue, but he can see dead people, so that's pretty cool. Faced with a constant stream of stubborn spirits, Pac goes to whatever lengths require the least amount of effort to help New York City's most frivolous ghosts finish their unfinished business.

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- MovieWeb

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Season One of Deadbeat Coming to DVD

16 June 2014 1:16 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The Sixth Sense‘s Cole Sear isn’t the only character with the ability to see dead people. Kevin Pacalioglu, the main character of Hulu’s supernatural comedy series Deadbeat, not only chats with ghosts, but also attempts to fulfill their final wishes on earth, resulting in some hilarious and bizarre encounters with both the living and the dead. Starring Tucker & Dale vs. Evil‘s Tyler Labine, season one of Deadbeat is coming soon to DVD and digital from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

You can laugh your way through Kevin’s paranormal predicaments from the comfort of your couch starting on August 26th, when Deadbeat hits the shelves on DVD and digital. In April, Hulu renewed Deadbeat for a second season. We have the DVD’s special features and Hulu’s official Deadbeat trailer for you to check out:

Press Release - “The supernatural comedy series Deadbeat arrives on DVD (plus »

- Derek Anderson

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Hulu Series Deadbeat Brings Paranormal Humor to Home Video

16 June 2014 12:38 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Earlier this year Hulu and Lionsgate partnered up for the ten-episode, half-hour series "Deadbeat," which stars Tucker and Dale vs. Evil's Tyler Labine. Today comes word that the supernatural comedy series is headed home, and we have all the details ready for your consumption. Read on!

From the Press Release

The supernatural comedy series "Deadbeat" arrives on DVD (plus Digital) August 26th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Starring Tyler Labine (TV's "Reaper"), the show also features Brandon T. Jackson (Tropic Thunder), Lucy DeVito (TV's "Melissa & Joey), and Cat Deeley (the host of TV's "So You Think You Can Dance"). From the production company that produced 12 Years a Slave and Kick-Ass, "Deadbeat" has been declared a "disarmingly funny" (Variety) and "hilarious and heartwarming" (New York Post) comedy. Available exclusively at Target, the Deadbeat DVD includes three bonus featurettes and is available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.

Kevin Pacalioglu (Labine) may have no money and no clue, »

- John Squires

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Student Sues 'Mib 3' Writers For $2 Billion Claiming They Stole From His Homework

16 June 2014 12:20 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

An La Film School student is reportedly suing the writers of 'Men In Black 3' for alleged plagiarism.

Men In Black 3, Prometheus and Elysium may have more in common than just being sci-fi films. According to allegations made in a recently filed lawsuit, all three films were stolen from a homework assignment written by a Los Angeles Film School student.

According to court documents reportedly obtained by TMZ, former Lafs student Constantino Basile is suing the writers of MIB3 for a whopping $2 billion, claiming that they lifted ideas from two of his scripts that he turned in as part of a class assignment.

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Basile claims that his scripts, titled The World Of Jupiter and Crisis On Jupiter, were sold by his former teacher and ended up being used Men In Black 3, as well as having appeared, in part, in Ridley Scott's Prometheus, Neill Blomkamp's [link »

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Is Team Downey's 'The Judge' another October Warner Bros. Oscar power play?

13 June 2014 5:06 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Ever since Robert Downey Jr. revitalized his career, first proving he was for real on "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" and then making good on big-boy movie insurance with "Iron Man," I've been wondering if we'll see him really seize an awards season opportunity. Yes, he was nominated in 2008 for a hilarious turn in "Tropic Thunder," but that was as much a stunt as it was genius. When he really sinks his teeth into something non-genre again, will the Oscar machine be at his beck and call? "The Judge" could provide an answer in due time. We're not quite there on predictions and such yet. Cannes just wrapped up and there are still elements trickling out for the upcoming season. I understand the rush to be an early bird prognosticator — we did it ourselves around here for years before it just started to feel like wasted energy. We'll chime in around »

- Kristopher Tapley

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Tom Cruise: The Man Inside the Machine

9 June 2014 1:50 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Believe it or not, it’s not easy being Tom Cruise. Over the weekend, Tom Cruise’s latest big-budget scifi-actioner Edge of Tomorrow opened. To be polite, the box office returns left this $178 million picture well over the edge of being a box-office bomb with just over $29 million domestically, coming in 3rd place. In the film his character Bill Cage fights a superior and innumerable opponent in these organic machine aliens known as Mimics. This isn’t too dissimilar from where Cruise stands right now against the immeasurable tides of sequels, reboots and franchises. It almost makes Edge of Tomorrow autobiographical on Cruise’s part as he’s one of the only movie stars at his level not churning out a franchise film every year or two. And to go along with that theory, just as Cage is connected to the network that powers the Mimics, Cruise is certainly engaged with the studio system. »

- Dylan Griffin

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Answers to Can You Guess All The Moviesc Take Five!

6 June 2014 4:37 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

So, I guess there's a bit of a problem with making these things harder, which is not many of you want to even try. At the same time, if I make it too easy, then you guess it right away. I'm not sure what the best option is with this because I really like this game, but it's no fun if someone gets them right away, nor is it fun if not many of you guess. Oh well, my problem I guess... That said, here are the answers to this latest graphic. If you want to browse the graphic before seeing the answers don't scroll below the image below or just click here or on the picture for a larger look in another window. Otherwise, I have posted the answers just below the picture. Thanks for participating! ... and here's the color version... Mr. & Mrs. Smith The Sword of Doom Tropic Thunder »

- Brad Brevet

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The 6 Greatest Tom Cruise Movies Of All Time Are...

5 June 2014 2:56 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Whether you love him or hate him, whether you appreciate him or are embarrassed by him, there.s no denying the talents of Tom Cruise. The tireless Movie Star (capitalized for emphasis) has occupied the center of celebrity.s white-hot spotlight for decades, delivering countless critical and financial successes while balancing a mix of franchises (Mission: Impossible), prestige pictures (Magnolia, Eyes Wide Shut) and flat-out gambles (Tropic Thunder). If anything, Tom Cruise is undervalued as an actor. Industry pundits pay close attention to his global drawing power, with little to no credit given to his performances . a short-sighted approach that overlooks some incredible turns under the direction of multiple, powerful directors. Cruise, over the course of his career, has actively sought out collaborations with challenging storytellers, and the ones unafraid to push back against the mystique of the Tom Cruise Movie Star (still capped) often get fearless performances from this »

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The 7 Greatest Tom Cruise Movies Of All-Time Are...

5 June 2014 2:56 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Whether you love him or hate him, whether you appreciate him or are embarrassed by him, there.s no denying the talents of Tom Cruise. The tireless Movie Star (capitalized for emphasis) has occupied the center of celebrity.s white-hot spotlight for decades, delivering countless critical and financial successes while balancing a mix of franchises (Mission: Impossible), prestige pictures (Magnolia, Eyes Wide Shut) and flat-out gambles (Tropic Thunder). If anything, Tom Cruise is undervalued as an actor. Industry pundits pay close attention to his global drawing power, with little to no credit given to his performances . a short-sighted approach that overlooks some incredible turns under the direction of multiple, powerful directors. Cruise, over the course of his career, has actively sought out collaborations with challenging storytellers, and the ones unafraid to push back against the mystique of the Tom Cruise Movie Star (still capped) often get fearless performances from this »

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Paramount Wants Mark Wahlberg And Will Ferrell To Reteam For Daddy’s Home

4 June 2014 2:46 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

One of the funniest big studio comedies to hit theaters in recent years would have to be 2010′s The Other Guys, which found Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell playing two mismatched NYPD detectives who step up to the big leagues when they get on the trail of a shady capitalist. The stellar chemistry between the two actors was a big part of why that movie worked so well. Now, we’re hearing that Paramount wants them to team up again for a comedy called Daddy’s Home.

Etan Cohen was originally attached to direct a version of the film last year, with Vince Vaughn and Ferrell set for the lead roles, but that project ended up falling apart. Now, Paramount wants Wahlberg, who just did Transformers: Age of Extinction for the studio, to step in for Vaughn. Cohen, meanwhile, has walked away from the director’s chair.

We’re hearing »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Spotlight on the Stars: Tom Cruise

4 June 2014 12:16 PM, PDT | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a look at a real A-lister, and that happens to be Tom Cruise. For some, he’s become just an aging action hero, while others long for the days when he still did drama. Personally, I’m still enamored with the star power of Cruise in anything he does. He also happens to be an underrated actor, which you wouldn’t have believed just a decade ago when he seemed poised to finally win an Oscar. Yes, he does seem mostly geared towards action these days, but Cruise built his career working with A-list filmmakers. He got to the top by acting in the movies of the best in the business. Cruise has worked with a lot of top notch directors over his career. Names like J.J. Abrams, Paul Thomas Anderson, Brad Bird, Cameron Crowe, Brian De Palma, Stanley Kubrick, »

- Joey Magidson

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Now Mark Wahlberg May Say Daddy's Home

4 June 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Last May, it looked like Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell would go head to head in parental comedy Daddy’s Home. But while that version, which boasted Tropic Thunder writer Etan Coen making his directorial debut, has since fallen apart, Paramount is loathe to give up on the idea. The studio’s new plan? To reunite Ferrell with another former co-star, The Other GuysMark Wahlberg.Daddy’s Home finds Ferrell as a mild-mannered radio executive who is always striving to be the best stepdad he can be to his wife’s two kids. But then their freeloading, uncouth biological pop (Wahlberg) shows up, forcing our hero to compete for the children’s attention.It could be fun to see Wahlberg and Ferrell butt heads instead of having to work together as they did (mostly) in the cop comedy, and Paramount clearly still wants it to happen. Horrible Bosses 2 »

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