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“The Hunger Games” has third biggest opening weekend of all time

Article: “The Hunger Games” has third biggest opening weekend of all time

Did you go see “The Hunger Games” this weekend? Pretty much everyone else did apparently, as the adaptation of the young adult novel racked up $155 million this weekend in domestic box office alone, making it the third largest debut ever, and the biggest non-summer opening of all time. After months of coverage and ads…

“The Wire” star Michael K. Williams slated to play Ol’ Dirty Bastard

Article: “The Wire” star Michael K. Williams slated to play Ol’ Dirty Bastard

As anyone who has spent much time with high-end HBO drams knows, Michael K. Williams is a force to be reckoned with, courtesy of his stunning portrayals of uncompromising criminals with unique codes of honor. His charisma and ability played no small part in Omar Little and Chalky White becoming breakout stars of “The Wire”…

“Ender’s Game” movie unveils official blog (no Formics allowed)

Article: “Ender’s Game” movie unveils official blog (no Formics allowed)

Production is already underway on the film adaptation of the classic science fiction novel “Ender’s Game.” But while you will have to wait almost a full year to see the movie in theaters, you can start freaking out and reading between the lines for inside information now, courtesy of a new blog from the film’s…

Darren Aronofsky-helmed “Noah” setting sail with Russell Crowe

Article: Darren Aronofsky-helmed “Noah” setting sail with Russell Crowe

You’ve been hearing about it for almost a year now: Darren Aronofsky is planning on following up his 2010 hit, “Black Swan” with an adaptation of the biblical story of Noah. Now, the project is finally ready to begin filming this July, with none other than Russell Crowe stepping into the period sandals of the…

“Chronicle” director to take on graphic novel adaptation “The Red Star”

Article: “Chronicle” director to take on graphic novel adaptation “The Red Star”

Since the release of “Chronicle,” the rumor mill has been abuzz about the film’s director, Josh Trank, which is no huge surprise, seeing as he parlayed a $12 million film into an impressive $116 million gross. But now, his first post-“Chronicle” project has been made official, as he will direct the film adaptation of the…

Watch Johnny Depp in the first trailer for Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows”

Article: Watch Johnny Depp in the first trailer for Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows”

When it was first announced that Tim Burton would adapt “Dark Shadows” to film with Johnny Depp in the lead, the collective internet first Wikipedia’ed the late 1960s gothic soap opera, and then sighed “Of course he is.” But now that the first trailer has been released, it’s clear that Burton has done something a…

“Y: The Last Man” in final negotiations for new screenwriters

Article: “Y: The Last Man” in final negotiations for new screenwriters

To television fans, Brian K. Vaughan is likely best known as a writer on “Lost,” but for folks in the comic book know, Vaughan is revered as the writer of a number of critically acclaimed comic series, including “Runaways”, “Ex Machina” and more. Of all his creations though, the one that continues to stand out…

Susan Sarandon talks about the Wachowskis’ “Cloud Atlas”

Article: Susan Sarandon talks about the Wachowskis’ “Cloud Atlas”

This weekend will see the American theatrical release of “Jeff, Who Lives at Home,” starring Susan Sarandon as a middle-aged mother. While that role shouldn’t be much of a stretch for the actress, she recently underwent a much more drastic transformation as part of filming for the new “Cloud Atlas.” The Hollywood Reporter caught up…

SXSW 2012: Robin Tunney talks “See Girl Run”

Article: SXSW 2012: Robin Tunney talks “See Girl Run”

Nate Meyer’s debut feature film “Pretty in the Face” played at numerous festivals back in 2007, including South by Southwest. But at this year’s event, IFC caught up with the writer/director as well as star Robin Tunney to talk about their new film, “See Girl Run.” The drama focuses on Tunney’s character as she struggles…

“Prometheus” teaser gives new glimpses of Ridley Scott’s Sci-Fi epic

Article: “Prometheus” teaser gives new glimpses of Ridley Scott’s Sci-Fi epic

Go ahead and get all your giggles and snide remarks out of the way, because yes, we’re hyping a teaser not for a movie itself, but for the trailer to an upcoming movie. Thing is, that upcoming movie is Ridley Scott’s probably-maybe-somehow-related-to-“Alien” “Prometheus,” which is reason enough to get excited for an advertisement for another…

Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom” to open 2012 Cannes Film Festival

Article: Wes Anderson’s “Moonrise Kingdom” to open 2012 Cannes Film Festival

Anyone concerned that this year’s Cannes film festival might not have the appropriate levels of candy-colored, symmetrical camera shots, Bill Murray or all-around quirk can now rest easily. The event will open with Wes Anderson’s new film “Moonrise Kingdom,” frontloading Cannes with all of the above, and if we had to bet on it, probably…

“Chronicle” director in talks for “Spider-Man” spin-off, “Venom”

Article: “Chronicle” director in talks for “Spider-Man” spin-off, “Venom”

Despite some really great Sandman stuff, and the fact that fans of a certain age are all but guaranteed to pop for Spidey in a black suit and/or Venom, “Spider-Man 3” didn’t exactly hit right for a number of reasons, including but not limited to extended emo scenes. But, thankfully for fans of grim n’…

“The Cabin in the Woods” new trailer delivers more horror and mystery

Article: “The Cabin in the Woods” new trailer delivers more horror and mystery

For a horror movie directed by the “Cloverfield” guy, co-written by the “Avengers”/”Firefly”/”Serenity” guy and starring f’ing Thor, “The Cabin in the Woods” has had a hell of a time actually making it to theaters. But now, courtesy of a short one-minute trailer that raises far more questions than it answers, you can get an…

“Top Gun 2″ enlists “The Town” screenwriter

Article: “Top Gun 2″ enlists “The Town” screenwriter

For just over a year now, there’s been persistent talk of a “Top Gun” sequel, with both original director Tony Scott and producer Jerry Bruckheimer approached about the project back in October 2010. But now, with this year’s possible re-release of the original film in 3D and newly enlisted screenwriter Peter Craig, we’re getting closer…

“Ghostbusters III” in “suspended animation” as Bill Murray passes

Article: “Ghostbusters III” in “suspended animation” as Bill Murray passes

Ever since “Ghostbusters II” in 1989, fans of the classic supernatural action-comedy have been clamoring for another installment. Undeterred by the fact that no one really liked the second movie all that much, fan hopes were stoked by the release of “Ghostbusters: The Video Game” in 2009, featuring the voices and likenesses of the original…

New set photos released for Coen Brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis”

Article: New set photos released for Coen Brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis”

Music always plays an important part in the films of Joel and Ethan Coen, but in the sibling duo’s new flick, “Inside Llewyn Davis,” the music will be taking center stage in a story inspired by folk pioneer Dave Van Ronk. Appropriately, the movie is set and being filmed in New York City’s Greenwich Village,…

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Admiral General Aladeen responds to Oscar “banning”

Article: Sacha Baron Cohen’s Admiral General Aladeen responds to Oscar “banning”

Earlier this week, the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences issued a stern warning to Sacha Baron Cohen, the writer and star of the upcoming mockumentary/extended-performance-art-piece, “The Dictator.” After the comedian provocateur stated his intention to appear on the red carpet as the fictional Admiral General Aladeen, the Academy decided to withhold Cohen’s…

“The Adventures of Tintin” Primer: A 101 guide to the famous boy detective

Article: “The Adventures of Tintin” Primer: A 101 guide to the famous boy detective

Thomson and Thompson As a kid, Thomson and Thompson were my favorite characters in the Tintin books. A pair of bumbling Scotland Yard detectives, Thomson and Thompson, in their matching black suits and bowlers, are nearly indistinguishable except for the way in which Thomson’s mustache flares out at the bottom. They engage in ludicrous, often…

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