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Tommy Lee Jones despised working with Jim Carrey on Batman Forever

While I've never met the man, it wouldn't take much to sell me on the notion that working beside comedian Jim Carrey circa 1995 had the potential to be an exhausting endeavor. During that time in his career, the rubber-faced actor was notorious for being "always on," to the point where appearing beside him was considered by many to be an act of mental...
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DC's Titans drama has found its Dick Grayson in Brenton Thwaites

DC Comics and Greg Berlanti have found their Dick Grayson in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES' star Brenton Thwaites . As the spirited Boy Wonder and ward of Bruce Wayne, Grayson will lead a motley crew of heroes in TITANS, a straight-to-digital comic book drama series. Fighting crime alongside Thwaites' Grayson will...
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Martin Lawrence doesn't think Bad Boys 3 is going to happen now

Ever since the release of the first BAD BOYS sequel back in 2003, there's been talk of a third film which would reunite Detectives Mike Lowrey ( Will Smith ) and Marcus Burnett ( Martin Lawrence ), but time after time, development on the BAD BOYS sequel has hit a wall. For a while there, it seemed as though BAD BOYS FOR LIFE, which was what they were calling the sequel, was actually...
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Awfully Good Movies: The Mangler (Video)

The Mangler (1995) Director:  Tobe Hooper Stars:  Robert Englund, Ted Levine, Daniel Matmor Today, Stephen King's epic fantasy saga THE DARK TOWER finally hits the big screen, so Awfully Good Movies is opening its pages to one of Stephen King's lesser moments on film: the 1995 adaptation of his short story THE MANGLER! This one was hyped up in the...
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Making movies is a rough business in these clips for Epix's Get Shorty

I've never come across a single person who has told me that making movies is easy, though I would imagine that dealing with dead bodies, pre-madonnas, and itchy trigger-fingered thugs is a whole other kettle of fish. Do you remember Barry Sonnenfeld 's 1995 comedy crime thriller GET SHORTY? It starred Gene Hackman , Rene Russo , Danny DeVito  and John Travolta in a...
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Rachel Talalay talks Tank Girl & her desire to helm a She-Hulk film

Since the release of DC's WONDER WOMAN, studios, fans, and critics alike have been talking an awful lot about their hopes for more female superheroes making a solo effort on the big screen. While some would say that this particular conversation has been long-overdue, it's comforting to know that the Patty Jenkins -directed blockbuster has lit a fire beneath the asses of...
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Awfully Good: Sudden Death

In honor of the late great Powers Boothe, let's take a look at one of my favorite Powers Boothe performances…   Sudden Death (1995)   Director: Peter Hyams Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Powers Boothe, Raymond J. Barry When the Vice President is taken hostage during the final game of the Stanley Cup, the only...
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Heat prequel novel coming from Michael Mann & Reed Farrel Coleman

Praises cannot be over-sung for the masterpiece thriller HEAT. Director Michael Mann delivered some of his best work on the heist thriller with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino , creating a classic for the ages. Mann’s work in the HEAT world isn’t over, either, as he’s just found an author to work with him on the upcoming prequel novel. Deadline got the exclusive...
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John "Pops" Witherspoon says another Friday movie is imminent

Happy Friday, party people! It's a shame that this news didn't drop yesterday on 4/20, but what are you going to do? Coming at you live from the Power 95.3 Get Up Crew, FRIDAY actor John Witherspoon cruised by the studio and dropped one hell of an info bomb when he stated that, "I was at the airport, I saw Ice Cube , and Cube said they were going to do...
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Heat returns to theaters for one night only with special livestreamed Q & A

If you're a fan of Michael Mann 's 1995 crime drama HEAT, and happen to find yourself chilling out in Los Angeles, California on May 2nd, you might consider clearing your calendar for a special event that's sure to be a night to remember. Now, rather than reiterate all of the details, why don't have a look at all of the pertinent information from the...
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Awfully Good: The Net

Emma Watson and Tom Hanks may learn about the dark side of technology in THE CIRCLE, but nothing compares to the horrors of? The Net (1995) Director: Irwin Winkler Stars: Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Dennis Miller A computer programmer has her identity deleted and must use her LEET SKILLZ to get her life back. Movies...
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Awfully Good: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995) Director: Bryan Spicer Stars: Jason David Frank, Amy Jo Johnson, Paul Freeman The Power Rangers ironically must locate more power in order defeat their greatest foe, Apocalypse Ivan Ooze. Confession: This was my first time watching MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: THE MOVIE. I've seen the...
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