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Marc Webb reveals the scrapped plans for The Amazing Spider-Man 3

Before Sony Pictures finally handed the reins to Spider-Man over to Marvel Studios, they were in the process of rapidly expanding the SPIDER-MAN franchise with sequels and spin-offs, but when THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 was met with all the enthusiasm of a wet fart, the studio hit the breaks and came to an agreement with Marvel over the use of the character less than a year later. Tom...
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08.09.2017
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Easter Egg Countdown: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (video)

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 may not have been the big hit everyone had hoped and instead has gone down as the movie that tanked Sony’s plans for a massive extended universe. Still, the movie was nonetheless made with love for the character and his legendary mythos, with the evidence sprinkled around throughout the movie. In this latest edition of Easter Egg Countdown we here at JoBlo...
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The Kill Counter: Inglourious Basterds (video)

Ever wondered how many people lose their lives in any particular movie, be it action, horror, sci-fi, or even comedy? Well, we've got you covered with The Kill Counter, our new series takes out all the guesswork and counts down every death on (and sometimes off) screen. Break out your calculator and try to keep up! For the latest episode we tackle Quentin Tarantino 's 2009 war flick...
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03.04.2017
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Director John Lee Hancock speaks out about Michael Keaton's Oscar snub

A list of great performers are up for the Oscar for Best Actor, but Michael Keaton , for his performance in THE FOUNDER, isn't one of them. The film, telling the story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world, is out in theaters now . . . but you'd be hard-pressed to find one....
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02.03.2017
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Review: The Founder

PLOT: The story of Ray Kroc ( Michael Keaton ), a middle-aged travelling salesman who turns a small-time hamburger joint named McDonalds into a worldwide behemoth. REVIEW: Full disclosure: my first job ever was at McDonald’s. As a pimple-faced seventeen year old, recently slimmed down from somewhere near 250 pounds to a leaner 190, I remember vividly working as a lobby...
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12.08.2016
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Quentin Tarantino is talking about his retirement again

Quentin Tarantino is really serious about this retirement business, isn't he? It would appear that every time he gets a chance to speak, he wants to make sure everyone knows that, after he registers 10 films to his credit, he's hanging it up to go do something else - novels, plays, angry Reddit threads about ruined childhoods, something. He reiterated that very same point...
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07.11.2016
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Michael Keaton takes McDonalds for himself in the trailer for The Founder

THE FOUNDER aims to tell the true story of how an Illinois salesman in the 1950s, Ray Kroc ( Michael Keaton ), meets brothers Mac (John Carroll Lynch) and Dick McDonald ( Nick Offerman ) operating a hamburger restaurant in southern California. Kroc subtly maneuvers himself into a position to take control of the company, which of course grows into one of the world's most well-known...
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04.21.2016
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Why It Works: Inglourious Basterds

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**** Quentin Tarantino 's THE HATEFUL EIGHT hits theaters on Christmas Day, and early reports suggest we'll be getting the celebrated, unsettling, and polarizing film we'd...
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12.11.2015
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Denis Leary revealed a bizarre potential plot for The Amazing Spider-man 3

There is a lot of hate for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN franchise. In fact, despite Sony developing a whole interconnected universe, the plan fell apart. Now, we are seeing Spider-man integrated into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and getting his third reboot of the decade. Still, it begs the question of just where the series was going to head after THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2. IGN was...
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07.12.2015
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Netflix Line-Up: Inglorious Basterds and The Boxtrolls arrive in May

It's that time again when we reveal what Netflix is adding to their roster for the month of May, as well as what they're letting go. If you missed what came out during April, you can check out that list here . There's no question that Marvel's Daredevil series has won over fans and non-fans alike with some of the best filmmaking seen in a comic book show. So much so...
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04.22.2015
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Amazing Spider-man 2

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**** Now that we know Andrew Garfield will not play Peter...
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04.09.2015
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Our Favorite Movie Easter Eggs: Amazing Spider-Man, Indiana Jones and more!

These days, part of the fun of watching a movie in theaters or at home with the ability to freeze frames, is finding the  Easter eggs hidden within. For the history buffs out there, the origin of the cinematic Easter egg dates back to THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW . Supposedly one day on the set, the cast decided to have a traditional Easter egg hunt, as you do, but some of the...
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02.20.2015
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