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'A Million Ways to Die in the West' Blu-ray and DVD Releases October 7th

11 August 2014 11:49 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Sparks and bullets fly between a gun-shy sheep farmer and a beautiful sharpshooter in A Million Ways to Die in the West, an outrageously irreverent comedy coming exclusively to Digital HD on September 9, 2014 and DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack on October 7, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Coinciding with the digital release date of the film will be a deluxe version of the soundtrack album, featuring additional score cues by composer Joel McNeely. This album will be available exclusively through iTunes.

Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy and the blockbuster comedy feature film Ted, directs produces, co-writes and stars in this sweet and saucy film packed with laughs, lunacy and just the right amount of romance. A never-before-seen unrated version of the film, featuring 18 additional laugh-packed minutes is available exclusively on Blu-ray and Digital HD. A Million Ways to Die In the West DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack each offer hilarious bonus content, »

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George Miller on why Mel Gibson was replaced for Mad Max: Fury Road

11 August 2014 10:44 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After what seems like an eternity in development, we’re now less than a year away from the arrival of the fourth instalment in George Miller’s post-apocalyptic action series Mad Max, with Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) taking over from Mel Gibson as Max Rockatansky in Mad Max: Fury Road.

Considering Gibson’s troubles over the past few years, it comes as little surprise that the series has found itself with a new leading man, however according to Miller – who directed Mel in the first three movies – the decision to bring in another actor was purely down to Gibson’s age.

“I have a great affection for Mel. I was really heartbroken to see him go into [the scandals],” said Miller, who initially planned to stick with Gibson when he started devoping Fury Road over a decade ago. “But it’s a new time. I hope Mel gets to act »

- Gary Collinson

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Prometheus

11 August 2014 7:39 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

Director Ridley Scott returns to the darkest, most Alien corner of the universe for this long-awaited prequel to his sci-fi masterpiece. On a mission to reveal the origins of mankind, the crew of the research ship Prometheus - including scientist Noomi Rapace, corporate overseer Charlize Theron, captain Idris Elba and android Michael Fassbender - voyage to a planet at the edge of the cosmos. But while their discoveries offer the ultimate answers, it soon becomes a question of who will survive. »

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‘What If’ Review

5 August 2014 4:14 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Adam Driver, Zoe Kazan, Rafe Spall, Megan Park, Mackenzie Davis, Lucius Hoyos, Jemima Rooper | Written by Elan Mastai | Directed by Michael Dowse

I was lucky enough to see an advance screening of What If this week, a romantic comedy with a quirky edge to it that makes if feel somewhat fresh, like Ruby Sparks (2012) or 500 Days of Summer (2009).

Based on a play by T.J. Dawe and directed by Michael Dowse (Goon, Fubar), this indie comedy with heart is heavy on conversationalist dialogue, wears it’s heard on its sleeve and is, throughout its just-over 90 minute running time, a delightful story of boy and girl meet, girl has boyfriend, boy wants to make a move but can’t, difficulties in their friendship occur. It seems, on the surface, and on paper, a little predictable and run of the mill, but feels much more out of the ordinary in »

- Chris Cummings

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Kevin Feige Calls ‘Doctor Strange’ Movie a ‘Mind-Bending Acid Trip’

3 August 2014 7:31 PM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Although a Doctor Strange film is confirmed to be included in Marvel’s Phase 3, the movie still has no release date and cannot premiere until July 2016 at the earliest. Marvel enlisted Scott Derrickson (Deliver Us From Evil) to direct and Jon Spaihts (Prometheus) to revise the script written by Thomas Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer. With production to officially start in early 2015 and casting to begin soon, the project is one of Marvel’s most talked about, especially at San Diego Comic-Con, where we thought the studio might announce a release date for it.

Though Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, didn’t announce ...

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Fox Resets "Martian," "Peculiars," "Paper" Dates

1 August 2014 5:24 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

20th Century Fox is shifting around its release schedule with three films being affected.

The big announcement is that the Ridley Scott 'mystery project' has been moved up from March 4th 2016 to November 25th 2015. It will indeed be the Drew Goddard-penned adaptation of Andy Weir's novel "The Martian" rather than the "Prometheus" sequel as previously rumored.

Matt Damon plays an astronaut who is stranded on a Martian colony and struggles to survive. Back on Earth, Nasa tries to mount a rescue mission.

As a result of the shift, the Tim Burton-directed "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiars" has been bumped from a July 31st 2015 to that now vacant March 4th 2016 date. It's not an unexpected move as Burton is committed to filming "Big Eyes" before 'Peculiars'.

Fox isn't giving up that July 31st 2015 date either, slotting in the film adaptation of Josh Green's "Paper Towns" on that date. »

- Garth Franklin

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Ridley Scott’s The Martian Release Date Set for November 25, 2015; Tim Burton’s Peculiars Pushed to 2016; Paper Towns Dated for July 31, 2015

1 August 2014 2:16 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

We have a few release date changes and announcements to attend to this afternoon.  Briefly: 20th Century Fox’s “Untitled Ridley Scott Project” has been confirmed, as The Martian release date has been moved up from March 2016 to November 25, 2015. Director Tim Burton’s next film, Peregrine’s Home for Peculiars, will take over the date previously held by The Martin, as Fox has pushed it to March 4, 2016. Following the success of The Fault in Our Stars, Fox has set the adaptation of another John Green novel, Paper Towns, for release on July 31, 2015. Universal Pictures will release Clifford the Big Red Dog on April 8, 2016. Hit the jump for more on the aforementioned projects.  The Martian  Ridley Scott continues to roll right along, as he moved directly from Prometheus to The Counselor to Exodus: Gods and Kings, and now he’s poised to moved from the biblical epic right into the sci-fi adaptation The Martian. »

- Adam Chitwood

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Snow White and the Huntsman prequel sets release, The Mummy moved

31 July 2014 4:11 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Universal Pictures has set a release date for the Snow White and the Huntsman prequel, and moved the debut of the Mummy's reboot.

The studio confirmed on Thursday (July 31) that The Huntsman will hit cinemas on April 22, 2016, with Chris Hemsworth returning as the titular hero.

It was recently announced that the prequel will focus solely Hemsworth's character The Huntsman, with Kristen Stewart's Snow White being excised entirely.

Frank Darabont of The Walking Dead and The Green Mile is in line to direct The Huntsman.

The Huntsman's April 2016 release date means that filmmaker Alex Kurtzman's reboot of The Mummy is moving to June 26, 2016.

The Mummy is being written by Billy Ray (Captain Phillips) and Jon Spaihts (Prometheus), and will re-launch Universal's monster movie franchise. »

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New Release Date Announced for The Mummy Reboot

31 July 2014 3:42 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Yesterday we reported that The Mummy reboot was finally starting to emerge from its cinematic tomb with a new director, Alex Kurtzman, announced at the helm. Originally slated to come out in theaters on April 22nd, 2016, Universal Pictures has already revealed a new release date for the upcoming Mummy movie that will have fans waiting just a bit longer to see this monster in action.

Deadline reveals that The Mummy reboot will now hit cinemas on June 26th, 2016. Since the release has only been delayed by about two months, there shouldn’t be any major holdbacks in production.

The reason for the move comes from another big Universal property that filled in the abandoned April 22nd slot: The Huntsman, the prequel to 2012′s Snow White and the Huntsman that will be directed by Frank Darabont (showrunner on Season 1 of The Walking Dead, director of The Green Mile and The Shawshank Redemption »

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Uni dates The Huntsman

31 July 2014 3:08 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Snow White And The Huntsman spin-off stars Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron has shunted The Mummy into a summer 2016 slot.

The Huntsman will open on April 22 2016 and explores how the eponymous character and Ravenna first met before the events of Snow White And The Huntsman. Frank Darabont will direct.

In a related move, Universal Pictures executives said they had moved The Mummy from April 22 2016 to June 24 2016.

Alex Kurtzman directs and produces with Roberto Orci, Chris Morgan and Sean Daniel.

Jon Spaihts of Prometheus fame wrote the screenplay and Bobby Cohen is the executive producer. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Universal to release 'The Huntsman' in 2016, pushes back 'The Mummy'

31 July 2014 2:52 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

So much happened before Snow White dropped in.

Universal Pictures announced the release date for The Huntsman, a prequel of sorts to 2012’s Snow White and the Huntsman with Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron reprising their roles of the Huntsman Eric and evil queen Ravenna. The film, directed by Frank Darabont, will be released on Friday, April 22, 2016 and reveal how the two characters interacted before Snow White ever met a dwarf.

The Huntsman takes the date previously occupied by The Mummy, which will now be pushed back two months to Friday, June 24, 2016. The reboot of the action-adventure films written by »

- Jake Perlman

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New Photos From 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

31 July 2014 7:19 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Warner Bros. Pictures has released three new photos from "Mad Max: Fury Road."

From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary “Mad Max” franchise, comes “Mad Max: Fury Road,” a return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky. 

Tom Hardy (“The Dark Knight Rises”) stars in the title role in “Mad Max: Fury Road”—the fourth in the franchise’s history. Oscar winner Charlize Theron (“Monster,” “Prometheus”) stars as the Imperator, Furiosa. 

The film also stars Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Nathan Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Riley Keough, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Courtney Eaton, Josh Helman, Jennifer Hagan, iOTA, John Howard, Richard Carter, Megan Gale, Angus Sampson, Joy Smithers, Gillian Jones, Melissa Jaffer, Melita Jurisic 

Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Tom Hardy featured in new images from Mad Max: Fury Road

31 July 2014 6:39 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Over the weekend, the first trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road made its way online via the San Diego Comic-Con International [watch it here], and now we have three new images from the film featuring Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) as Max Rockatansky alongside Mad Max trilogy director George Miller

Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth film of George Miller‘s Road Warrior/Mad Max franchise co-written and directed by Miller. The post-apocalyptic action film is set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life.

Within this world of fire and blood exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order… There’s Max (played by Tom Hardy from The Dark Knight Rises), a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of »

- Gary Collinson

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3 New Mad Max: Fury Road Images With Tom Hardy

30 July 2014 11:47 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth film of George Miller‘s Road Warrior/Mad Max franchise co-written and directed by Miller. The post-apocalyptic action film is set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world of fire and blood exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order… There’s Max (played by Tom Hardy from The Dark Knight Rises), a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And… Furiosa (played by Charlize Theron from Prometheus), a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland. »

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Director Found for The Mummy Reboot

30 July 2014 5:25 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The Mummy reboot has been clawing at the walls of its cinematic tomb since 2012, when producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci signed a production deal with Universal Pictures. After going through two directors and collecting dust, the movie is finally finding its way into the light, as a new director for the film has been announced, one who is already deeply invested in the project.

According to THR, Universal has looked to Alex Kurtzman to helm The Mummy reboot, which is set for an April 22nd, 2016 release. Kurtzman is already a producer on the project and has been a major contributor along with fellow producer Chris Morgan in planning out an interconnected cinematic environment with Universal’s classic monsters. Kurtzman and his writing collaborator Roberto Orci have worked on the script penned by Jon Spaihts (Prometheus). Universal’s decision to hire Kurtzman to helm The Mummy reboot (Kurtzman has directed one prior feature film, »

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'The Mummy' Reboot Lands 'Venom' Director Alex Kurtzman

30 July 2014 4:20 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Two weeks ago, Universal Pictures announced it is moving forward with plans to construct a massive, interconnected monster movie universe with writer-producers Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan. Today, we have word that Alex Kurtzman is in final talks to direct the first entry into this franchise, the Untitled Mummy Reboot.

Len Wiseman (Total Recall) was initially attached to direct before he bowed out, paving the way for Andres Muschietti (Mama) to come on board before he left in May. However, both of those filmmakers were on board before this inter-connected monster universe was hatched. The Mummy Reboot will be the first project launched within this cinematic universe, setting the tone for those that come after it.

While no plot details have been confirmed, insiders claim that the project is set in present day, with a whole new set of characters. The reboot is said to be more of an action-adventure with horror elements, »

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Mad Max: Fury Road Vehicles Concept Art

30 July 2014 6:45 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth film of George Miller‘s Road Warrior/Mad Max franchise co-written and directed by Miller. The post-apocalyptic action film is set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world of fire and blood exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order… There’s Max (played by Tom Hardy from The Dark Knight Rises), a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And… Furiosa (played by Charlize Theron from Prometheus), a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland. »

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In Defense of ‘The Leftovers’: Faith, Forgiveness and Damon Lindelof

29 July 2014 11:15 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Damon Lindelof’s latest TV effort, The Leftovers on HBO (co-created by and adapted from the novel by Tom Perrotta)  just hit the halfway mark through its first season on Sunday, and it’s easily the best new show to premiere this summer. This comes with two disclosures: 1. Summers are usually treated more like draughts than harvesting season for TV networks so 2. The competition is usually (and specifically this year) lackluster. For example, this year you have AMC’s disappointingly tone-deaf Halt and Catch Fire, while on FX you have Guillermo Del Toro’s The Strain struggling to decide if it’s good-bad or just bad-bad. Despite a lightweight competition, The Leftovers still holds its title of best new Summer show, a title that is earned despite the show winning it by default.

After each episode I look to recaps across the internet to further the discussion and interpretation of the show, »

- Dylan Griffin

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[Sdcc] Mad Max: Fury Road - Trailer

27 July 2014 11:48 AM, PDT | FEARnet | See recent FEARnet news »

Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth film of George Miller‘s Road Warrior/Mad Max franchise co-written and directed by Miller. The post-apocalyptic action film is set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life.

Within this world of fire and blood exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order… There’s Max (played by Tom Hardy from The Dark Knight Rises), a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And… Furiosa (played by Charlize Theron from Prometheus), a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland. »

- Chris Connors

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Mad Max: Fury Road Comic-Con Trailer Released

27 July 2014 10:35 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Moviegoers last saw Max Rockatansky roaming the desert wasteland in 1985, but longtime fans of director/writer George Miller’s apocalyptic road rage series will be reunited with the widowed wanderer in May of 2015, when Mad Max: Fury Road hits theaters, and you can get a taste of the post-apocalyptic mayhem to come with the first trailer that was originally unveiled yesterday at Comic-Con.

Directed by George Miller and set for a May 15th, 2015 release, Mad Max: Fury Road features Tom Hardy in the role of Max Rockatansky (previously played by Mel Gibson) and Charlize Theron as the tough-as-nails Imperator Furiosa. Fans of The Road Warrior should be happy to hear that the movie will essentially be one long chase scene with low amounts of dialogue and digital effects. Here’s the updated synopsis of the film, which was shot in Africa’s Namib Desert (updated synopsis courtesy of Collider!):

“Haunted by his turbulent past, »

- Derek Anderson

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