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‘G.I. Joe 3′ Recruiting A New Director?

5 April 2014 4:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Despite the fact that Paramount and Hasbro’s G.I. Joe films have received a largely negative response from critics, they have both been substantial hits at the worldwide box office. This of course has lead to the inevitable third film in the franchise receiving the greenlight, with a release planned for late 2015/early 2016.

Although the original 2009 film G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra, was arguably one of the most poorly written and over-the-top films of the last decade, its sequel was a huge improvement. 2013′s G.I. Joe: Retaliation took a different approach to its predecessor and swapped out its cheesy 80′s tone for a much grittier and darker atmosphere. The film also ignored/killed off the majority of the characters from the first instalment, in exchange for the brilliant additions of Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis. Although G.I. Joe: Retalitation still had its issues I thoroughly enjoyed the revamped sequel, »

- Ben Read

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New DVD Blu-ray: 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' 'The Great Beauty,' 'The King of Comedy'

25 March 2014 8:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week

"The Great Beauty" (Criterion)

What's It About? A blast from the past sends man-about-town Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo) reeling and reminiscing about his life and loves in Rome. The 65-year-old writer (of a sort) has had quite a life so far, but has he grown to take the richness of life and Rome for granted?

Why We're In: Even if you're not hip to Italian cinema and Sorrentino's influences, you'll still enjoy this Oscar-winning film.

Moviefone's Top Blu-ray of the Week

"The King of Comedy" (30th Anniversary Edition)

What's It About? Rupert Pupkin (Robert De Niro) is desperate to become famous. Once he meets talk show host Jerry Langford (Jerry Lewis), he's sure his dreams of fame and fortune are coming true. All he has to do is convince Langford to have him on his show, and then Rupert will be the real king of comedy. »

- Jenni Miller

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Sienna Miller Sets Her Sights on American Sniper

14 March 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Sienna Miller ( Stardust , G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra ) is in talks to play a leading role in director Clint Eastwood's American Sniper , TheWrap reports. The film is based on the memoir of Navy Seal Chris Kyle (written with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice), released in 2012 and officially described as follows: He is the deadliest American sniper ever, called "The Devil" by the enemies he hunted and "The Legend" by his Navy Seal brothers. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States Military history. The Pentagon has officially confirmed more then 150 of Kyle's kills (the previous American record was 109), but it has declined to verify the astonishing total number for this book. Iraqi insurgents »

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I, Frankenstein Coming to DVD, Blu-ray And Digital From Lionsgate Home Entertainment

11 March 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

Here’s everything you need to know about Lionsgate Home Entertainment’s release of I, Frankenstein starring Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto and Jai Courtney. I think the most intriguing part of the release is going to be all the from-graphic-novel-to-big-screen featurettes.

From Lionsgate Home Entertainment I, Frankenstein

From the producers of Underworld, Aaron Eckhart stars in the dark fantasy action thriller, I, Frankenstein, arriving on 3D Blu-ray (plus 2D Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD UltraViolet), along with DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View, May 13 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film will also be available earlier on Digital HD May 2

Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) portrays one of the most iconic horror legends of all time in the gripping adventure I, Frankenstein, available on 3D Blu-ray (plus 2D Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD UltraViolet), along with DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View, »

- Jess Orso

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'I, Frankenstein' Blu-ray and DVD Releases May 13th

11 March 2014 8:06 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) portrays one of the most iconic horror legends of all time in the gripping adventure I, Frankenstein, available on 3D Blu-ray (plus 2D Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD UltraViolet), along with DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View, May 13 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. This film will be available on Digital HD May 2. From the producers of Underworld, I, Frankenstein follows Frankenstein's monster (Eckhart) as he becomes involved in a war between two immortal clans. Also starring Bill Nighy (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest), Yvonne Strahovski (TV's Chuck, TV's Dexter), Miranda Otto (The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King, TV's Rake), Jai Courtney (upcoming Divergent, A Good Day to Die Hard) and Kevin Grevioux (Underworld, Underworld 3: The Rise of The Lycans), I, Frankenstein was written for the screen and directed »

- MovieWeb

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I, Frankenstein Blu-ray / DVD Release Date & Cover Art

10 March 2014 3:57 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Following the I, Frankenstein‘s theatrical release in January, Lionsgate Home Entertainment has announced a Blu-ray, DVD, and digital release this May:

Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) portrays one of the most iconic horror legends of all time in the gripping adventure I, Frankenstein, available on 3D Blu-ray (plus 2D Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD UltraViolet), along with DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View, May 13 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. This film will be available on Digital HD May 2. From the producers of Underworld, I, Frankenstein follows Frankenstein’s monster (Eckhart) as he becomes involved in a war between two immortal clans. Also starring Bill Nighy (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest), Yvonne Strahovski (TV’s “Chuck,” TV’s “Dexter”), Miranda Otto (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, TV’s “Rake”), Jai Courtney (upcoming Divergent, »

- Jonathan James

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Make Room for I, Frankenstein in Your Home Video Collection

10 March 2014 12:13 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

A few short months after failing to impress the majority of horror fans, the action-packed I, Frankenstein heads home with multiple means of consumption. Read on for full details!

From the Press Release

Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) portrays one of the most iconic horror legends of all time in the gripping adventure I, Frankenstein, available on 3D Blu-ray (plus 2D Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD UltraViolet), along with DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), Video On Demand, and Pay-Per-View, May 13 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. This film will be available on Digital HD May 2.

From the producers of Underworld, I, Frankenstein follows Frankenstein's monster (Eckhart) as he becomes involved in a war between two immortal clans. Also starring Bill Nighy (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest), Yvonne Strahovski (TV's "Chuck," TV's "Dexter"), Miranda Otto (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, »

- John Squires

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Odd Thomas review: tonight, on a very special episode…

7 March 2014 8:13 AM, PST | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

It feels smaller and more rushed — and less plausible — than it should, but Anton Yelchin is charming, and the snappy comic tone sometimes works. I’m “biast” (pro): like Anton Yelchin

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

I have not read the source material

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

Odd Thomas — that is his legal name — sees dead people. He also sees “bodachs,” sort of ectoplasmic reptilian spirit beings that feed on carnage. Usually he sees these one at a time, hanging around people who are about to be dead, so when suddenly there’s a shit-ton of bodachs oozing all over one particularly weird creepy guy in the diner where he works as a cook, he knows that something big and terrible is coming down the pike. Soon. And then he starts seeing the bodachs everywhere. As an amateur paranormal detective, Odd feels it »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Despite Delays, Odd Thomas Remains Eager To Please

25 February 2014 9:00 PM, PST | Village Voice | See recent Village Voice news »

Communicating with the dead can be a mixed bag, special-abilities-wise, and in Odd Thomas, the eager-to-please latest effort from director Stephen Sommers(The Mummy), great paranormal power requires great responsibility.

Odd Thomas (Anton Yelchin of the recent Star Treks) — yes, that's his real name — sees dead people. However, unlike that useless Sixth Sense kid, O.T. actually uses this talent to solve the murders of the recently deceased.

Just now hitting theaters after legal disputes put the kibosh on its summer 2013 release, Odd Thomas finds Sommers swinging for the fences like, well, like a guy whose last directorial effort was G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Adapting the first book in Dean Koontz's bestse »

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Odd Thomas | Review

24 February 2014 9:00 AM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Odd Man Out: Delayed Koontz Adaptation a Tone Deaf Misfire

Filmed way back in 2011 and then delayed indefinitely in 2013 due to legal actions woes in relation to marketing and advertising funds, Stephen Sommers’ adaptation of Dean Koontz’s novel, Odd Thomas, at long last arrives after notable anticipation. The first of a series of novels, the success of the film will dictate future adaptations, but the results, especially after such a long gestational period, are superbly woeful. Questionable casting and a gruesomely synthetic screenplay that awkwardly veers from broad comedy to schmoozy romance to demonic hunting super hero scenario gives the film an unappealing adolescent quality that only gets worse as the film drags on and on.

Odd Thomas (Anton Yelchin), resides in the small California desert town, Pico Mundo. Having somewhat of a strange reputation due to his name, thus coined by his mother who now resides in »

- Nicholas Bell

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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Talks 'Pompeii,' the 'Annie' Reboot, and Playing Black Panther

19 February 2014 12:00 PM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

In Paul W.S. Anderson's new historical disaster epic, "Pompeii," Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje plays Atticus, an African gladiator who needs one more victory in the Roman arena to obtain his freedom. To win that, he must face Milo (Kit Harington), a captured Celt and formidable fighter who thirsts for vengeance against the Romans who murdered his people. The relationship between Atticus and Milo, against the looming catastrophe of the erupting Mount Vesuvius, evolves from enemies to comrades to heroes, an arc that Akinnuoye-Agbaje handles elegantly.

Since launching his acting career in 1994, the London-born Akinnuoye-Agbaje has piled up a steady stream of credits that include films like "The Mummy Returns," "The Bourne Identity," "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" and more recently, "Thor: The Dark World." But the actor may be best known to American audiences for two TV roles: as Simon Adebisi for three years on the HBO prison drama "Oz" and as Mr. »

- Don Kaye

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In a Nutshell: Odd Thomas

13 February 2014 1:59 AM, PST | 24framespersecond.net | See recent 24FramesPerSecond news »

Stephen Sommers isn't used to spending 27 million dollars these days. The Mummy films, Van Helsing and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra cost an estimated 500 million dollars between them. Some might argue Sommers hasn't made a decent film since 1998's Deep Rising, but even that cost 45 million to make. For a while though, Stephen Sommers was box-office gold. Odd Thomas is his first film in four years. The film - based on the best-selling thriller by Dean Koontz - was delayed indefinitely in July 2013 because of legal action, but it's available now in the UK now for the first time. If you loved The Frighteners, chances are you're going to love this too. Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas (Anton Yelchin) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows-up with an entourage of ghostly bodachs - predators who feed on pain »

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Trailer for Stephen Sommers' Odd Thomas adaptation

5 February 2014 4:14 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Despite having just received a DVD release here in the UK, director Stephen Sommers' (The Mummy, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra) adaptation of Dean Koontz' Odd Thomas has been gathering dust in terms of U.S. distribution since being delayed last summer, but the film has now secured a Stateside release this month and so we've been treated to a brand new trailer...

"Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas (Anton Yelchin) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows up with an entourage of ghostly bodices -- predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction -- Odd knows that his town is in serious trouble. Teaming up with his sweetheart Stormy (Addison Timlin) and the local sheriff (Willem Dafoe), Odd plunges into an epic battle of good versus evil to try to stop a disaster of apocalyptic proportions. »

- Gary Collinson

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Trailer for Long-Delayed 'Odd Thomas' Directed by Stephen Sommers

5 February 2014 7:05 AM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Stephen Sommers used to be the king of dumb CG movies with the success of the first two The Mummy movies, but it seems both Van Helsing and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra have seen the writer/director's star dwindle. His latest film, Odd Thomas, a supernatural thriller based on the novel by Dean Koontz and starring Anton Yelchin, has had a long road to the big screen after dealing with some legal entanglements following its 2011 production, but it's finally making its way to theaters and On Demand on February 28. The first official trailer for the picture has arrived along with an official synopsis: Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas (Anton Yelchin) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows up with an entourage of ghostly bodices -- predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction -- Odd knows »

- Brad Brevet

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'Baroness' Covers "Esquire"

4 February 2014 2:04 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new revealing images of actress Sienna Miller ("G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra") in the March 2014 issue of "Esquire" (UK) magazine:

Milleris noted for the films "Layer Cake", "Alfie", "Factory Girl", "The Edge of Love" and "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra".

New films coming up and completed include "Foxcatcher" and "Business Trip".

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek Sienna Miller from "Factory Girl"...

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- Michael Stevens

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Sienna Miller is contrite, topless in 'Esquire UK'

28 January 2014 11:17 AM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Why did Sienna Miller fall off Hollywood’s radar shortly after the 2009 release of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra? The answer’s simple, according to Miller herself: “I sabotaged things,” she says. “I burnt a lot of bridges.”

There’s more blunt honesty where that came from in Miller’s big Esquire UK interview, the magazine’s latest cover story. (And yes, the article also includes a very tasteful, black-and-white topless photoshoot.)

In between a fair amount of purple prose (“ talked to each other, and at each other, and occasionally over each other about feminism and social media and »

- Hillary Busis

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‘I, Frankenstein’: Wtf, Frankenstein

26 January 2014 1:49 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

I, Frankenstein

Written and directed by Stuart Beattie

USA, 2014

A lot of bad action and science-fiction films get made every year. Most of them follow the same basic dramatic beats, no matter how lackluster the execution may be. It’s just a rule, the thing that everyone does. Once, every so often, an exception will come along, using its nonsensical awfulness to prove why the rule is needed. This year’s variant of that film is I, Frankenstein.

The film’s manic nature is established from the first scene, in which the entirety of Mary Shelley’s classic novel is reviewed in at most 3 minutes. Then it’s on to the meat of the plot, where Frankenstein’s Monster (Aaron Eckhart) becomes the key warrior in a battle between the forces of heaven (represented by Miranda Otto’s gargoyle army) and hell (a demon horde led by Bill Nighy). Think »

- Mark Young

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I, Frankenstein Exclusive Interview With Writer/Director Stuart Beattie

23 January 2014 5:14 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

He refers to the lead character of Adam (a.k.a. Frankenstein's monster) as a creature in evolution, and the same could probably be said for debuting director Stuart Beattie (though perhaps the word "creature" should be altered). Previously known as the screenwriter of such films as 30 Days of Night, Punisher: War Zone (which he did a rewrite of), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and Tomorrow, When the War Began, he shifts from strictly writing to helming as well with I, Frankenstein. Based on the graphic novel by Kevin Grevioux, it brings the character of Frankenstein's monster (Aaron Eckhart) to the present day world and tracks his own evolution from, as Beattie describes, "monster to man" as, despite his intentions, he finds himself as humanity's only defense in a war between gargoyles and demons. The film opens tomorrow, January 24th. In the following exclusive interview, Beattie shares his approach to the film. »

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Video Interview: I Frankenstein Writer/Director Stuart Beattie

22 January 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

ShockTillYouDrop.com has a new video interview with I, Frankenstein writer/director Stuart Beattie talking about the making of the movie, starring Aaron Eckhart, which opens nationwide on Thursday night, January 23, in 2D, 3D and IMAX theaters. You can watch the full video interview with the filmmaker, best known for writing the early "Pirates of the Caribbean" films and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra , over on ShockTillYouDrop.com . »

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Will I, Frankenstein be a B.O. monster, or mouse?

21 January 2014 6:16 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

While I, Frankenstein director/writer Stuart Beattie and stars Aaron Eckhart and Yvonne Strahovski have been spruiking the film in the Us media this week, some commentators are dubious about its B.O. prospects.

The Melbourne-shot 3D action-thriller, which launches in the Us on Friday on 2,700 screens, stars Eckhart as Frankenstein.s reanimated corpse who battles vicious gargoyles and other demons in the 21st Century.

Screen Rant.s Chris Agar predicts the Lionsgate release (which opens here on March 20) will debut in third place behind the second weekend of buddy cop comedy Ride Along and the fifth frame of Peter Berg.s war drama Lone Survivor.

Coming Soon.s Edward Douglas, who hasn.t seen the monster pic, expects it will earn just $US17.3 million in the first weekend and wind up with less than $50 million. That would be a poor return for a production which Beattie says was budgeted at $36 million. »

- Don Groves

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