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James Franco dresses as Jack Torrance from The Shining to scare people

People love being scared. It's why people watch scary movies, go on roller coasters, eat at Denny's. However, I think, people enjoy scaring people more. Or maybe I'm just an asshole. Because I gotta admit, being paid to freak people out at a haunted attraction seems pretty damn fun. Well, one of the most popular Halloween attraction is Universal Studios' "Halloween Horror Nights",...
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10.26.2017
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Re-release of Close Encounters of the Third Kind gets a brand new trailer

Steven Spielberg ’s CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND is an absolute masterpiece of science fiction that has stood the test of time thanks to its tremendous visual effects, iconic imagery, and soulful story. It’s hard to believe the movie is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and to celebrate the occasion the movie is heading back into theaters and will be getting...
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07.26.2017
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Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind heads back to theaters

On Monday, which happened to be World UFO Day, Sony released a mysterious new teaser for CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND which got fans talking about what it could all mean. At the close of the teaser, viewers were prompted to visit a website to receive " updates on UFO sightings. " Some believed that it was an unofficial announcement of a sequel or a remake to the...
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07.05.2017
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The UnPopular Opinion: Caddyshack

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** I have a group of friends whom I am able to talk...
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06.29.2017
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Top 10 Misquoted Movie Lines (video)

As human beings we have a tendency to mix up stories, exchanges, facts and all other manner of things in our head for no reason other than that’s just how the brain remembers things. What do I look like, a brain scientist? Anyway, movie quotes are a prime victim of misremembrance, and it can extend to poor retellings of STEP BROTHERS lines to flat-out incorrect quoting. The irony...
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06.01.2017
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Tom Holland admits that he's never watched The Empire Strikes Back

With the incredible amount of classic movies out there, it's pretty much a given that most of us have a good handful that we haven't seen; even so, there are still times when we're shocked to learn that someone hasn't seen a particular movie, such as THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK. After Spidey mentioned watching that "really old movie" during the airport battle...
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04.11.2017
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Cool Videos: Chewbacca speaks English on the set of The Empire Strikes Back

For decades we've become so accustomed to Chewbacca's distinctive growls, warbles and roars that anything different would sound incredibly strange. Over the weekend documentarian Jamie Benning uncovered footage from the set of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK which features Chewbacca speaking with Peter Mayhew 's British accent, and it definitely gives a whole different feel to...
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11.07.2016
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Pop-up Movie Facts: The Shining (video)

Stanley Kubrick 's adaptation of Stephen King 's THE SHINING has long been revered as a horror classic, bringing forth numerous conspiracy theories, connections, and more after repeat viewings. The film has left us with many iconic scenes, many of which have become a part of pop-culture lore at this point, especially Jack Nicholson 's brilliantly crazy performance. Now,...
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10.27.2016
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Why It Works: The Shining

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** October is almost upon us, giving us an excuse to head down some of the darker, more unsettling corridors of cinema. Both Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick are regarded as masters...
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09.30.2016
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JoBlo.com Unboxing: Sideshow Collectibles Boba Fett & R5-D4 (video)

One thing most of us around here at JoBlo.com love is collectibles and toys. We are nerdcore for that stuff and I've spent the better part of my life as a collector of every piece of plastic, resin, polystone, and brick (LEGO that is) that could possibly be put on my shelves. With that, we're kicking off our new Unboxing series, which will have us unboxing something really cool...
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08.09.2016
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Top 10 Greatest Sequels of All Time

This summer has not been very kind to sequels. From NOW YOU SEE ME 2 to ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS and THE HUNSTMAN: WINTER'S WAR, sequels have been mediocre at best and doesn't bode well for franchises in the future. As much as we complain about sequels, there have been quite a few great films, some of which have been as good or surpassed their predecessors. Here is our ranking of the ten...
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06.10.2016
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Cool Videos: Jason Voorhees supercut of Friday The 13th kills

If you're going to ring in Friday the 13th the right way, you'd damn well better be sure it involves sifting through Jason Voorhees' wide assortment of kills and murders from throughout the franchise. I don't expect you to marathon the entire series in one day, but at least surround yourself with the overall vibe of everything the masked horror icon stands for, namely...
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05.13.2016
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