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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 2005 (video)

In this recurring series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was...
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Joel Edgerton is ready for more adventures as Uncle Owen

One of the fun little details that comes out of watching the STAR WARS prequels is noticing a budding Joel Edgerton in the role of Uncle Owen, the man who takes in Luke after he’s given to him by Obi-Wan. Despite the small, “Is that…no, it is!” quality of the role, Edgerton has come out to say he is more than ready to take on the role once more and already has...
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Frank Miller's Sin City to get the TV reboot from Glen Mazzara & Len Wiseman

Although Robert Rodriguez 's SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR seemingly killed off the franchise several years ago when it was called a major box-office failure, the rumours of the demise of Sin City has been greatly exaggerated. According to Deadline , Frank Miller 's series will be resurrected as a TV show from Glen Mazzara (The Walking Dead) and Len Wiseman (LIVE FREE OR DIE...
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Sin City & Deadwood actor Powers Boothe has passed away at 68

Powers Boothe , the legendary character actor with a booming voice to fit his tremendous presence and talent, has passed away today at the age of 68. The news was broken by fellow actor and friend Beau Bridges , with reports saying he died peacefully in his home in Los Angeles. Bridges took to Twitter to announce the death of his dear friend Sunday afternoon: It's with...
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BBC developing a Victorian-era War of the Worlds mini-series

H. G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" is well over one hundred years old at this point, but very few of the adaptations of the classic sci-fi novel have stayed true to its Victorian-era setting. The BBC recently announced a handful of new projects, among them a three-part series based on "The War of the Worlds," except this time the series will be set in the...
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Cool Videos: Revenge of the Sith dubbed with bootleg subtitles is wonderful

Translating anything from one language to another is something which needs to be handled with care; differences in culture and as well as a multitude of other barriers can present difficulties even at the best of times, but in the case of some movies, especially those which are bootlegged, those translations can become so garbled that they lose all meaning. After taking the English...
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Awfully Good: Santa's Slay

Santa's Slay (2005) Director: David Steiman Stars: Bill Goldberg, Emilie de Ravin, Douglas Smith After losing a bet a thousand years ago, the Santa we know has only been forced to be nice to everyone on Christmas. Now his time delivering presents is up and everyone everywhere is on the Naughty List. Any movie that sets Fran Drescher...
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Cool Videos: Dialect coach analyzes 32 accents from famous performances

Some are good, some are terrible, but every actor does them at some point in their career. I’m talking about accents; whether they're foreign or just unique they’re more common than white bread in the movie world. But how do we separate the good from the bad? Unless you’re familiar with every region in every corner of the world you really can’t. That is...
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According to Isla Fisher, a Wedding Crashers sequel is in the works

Waiting a decade before releasing a sequel to a hit comedy film seems the thing to do right now, but have any of those belated sequels ever lived up to the original? Not likely, but that isn't about to stop Hollywood from churning out a few more. According to Isla Fisher , the next comedy flick to get the long-delayed sequel treatment will be WEDDING CRASHERS. While...
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The Best Movie You Never Saw: Lord of War

Welcome to The Best Movie You NEVER Saw, a column dedicated to examining films that have flown under the radar or gained traction throughout the years, earning them a place as a cult classic or underrated gem that was either before it’s time and/or has aged like a fine wine. This week we’ll be looking at LORD OF WAR… THE STORY: In the...
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$850,000 could buy you The Amityville Horror house

Can you afford an asking price of $850,000 and need a place to live - or perhaps just like dabbling in the real estate market? Then have I got a piece of property to show you.  108 Ocean Avenue is currently up for sale in Amityville, New York, and, for those of you who know your paranormal legends, you should recognize that as the house from THE AMITYVILLE HORROR. Granted,...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Aeon Flux

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**** Children of the MTV generation likely have at the...
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