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Pop-Up Movie Facts: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (video)

On the latest episode of POP-UP MOVIE FACTS, we monkey around with some interesting information about the first film in the re-reboot trilogy: RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. Most quickly (and unfairly) dismissed this film  when we first hear the news that LANET OF THE APES was getting yet another remake. The bitter taste of Tim Burton was still fresh in our mouthes and we could...
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Ava Duvernay teams with Netflix for Central Park Five limited drama series

SELMA director Ava Duvernay is partnering with Participant Media, Harpo Films and Tribeca Productions in bringing the infamous true story of the Central Park Five jogger case to Netflix, for a 2019 premiere. The dramatic series is set to be directed and written by Duvernay, who will strive to create a five-episode arc based on the true story of five teenagers, who, in 1989, were...
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07.06.2017
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The Untitled Nash Edgerton Project gets a title and release date

GRINGO is the official title of the UNTITLED NASH EDGERTON PROJECT!  Directed by Nash Edgerton with a screenplay by Anthony Tambakis and Matthew Stone , GRINGO is a dark comedy with dramatic intrigue that features a joyride into Mexico, where all is not as it seems for mild-mannered American businessman Harold Soyinka ( David Oyelowo ). Crossing the line from...
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05.19.2017
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How God Particle became the third film in the Cloverfield franchise

Talk of a sequel to Matt Reeves ' CLOVERFIELD persisted for many years after its release, but we were thrown for a loop when 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE was announced as a spiritual sequel to the first film. It seems that the CLOVERFIELD franchise will continue on-wards as sort of a big-screen Twilight Zone series and the writer of the upcoming third film, GOD PARTICLE, recently spoke with...
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05.17.2017
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Russell Crowe eyeing lead role in Arc Of Justice opposite David Oyelowo

An upcoming courtroom drama based upon the groundbreaking Clarence Darrow-Ossian Sweet civil rights case may have landed itself quite the star. Variety reports that Russell Crowe (THE MUMMY) is currently circling the lead role in ARC OF JUSTICE, that of famed lawyer Clarence Darrow. Russell Crowe is still a ways off from signing on the dotted line, but should he join up,...
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05.08.2017
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Surprise! J.J. Abrams' God Particle will have Cloverfield connections

Mere months before its release, Dan Trachtenberg 's 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE (previously titled THE CELLAR) was revealed to be somewhat of a spiritual sequel to J.J. Abrams ' CLOVERFIELD. Although the final film may not have been the CLOVERFIELD sequel which fans were hoping for, it was very positively recieved largely thanks to the incredible performances from Mary Elizabeth...
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10.26.2016
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Movie in a Nutshell - Jack Reacher (video)

This week sees the release of JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK, the sequel to 2012's JACK REACHER, starring Tom Cruise , Rosamund Pike , Werner Herzog , and Jai Courtney . Directed by Christopher McQuarrie and based on the series of books by Lee Child, Reacher is a kind of hard-boiled badass (albeit a very different-looking one than Cruise in the books) who kind of roams around and...
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10.18.2016
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Review: Queen of Katwe

PLOT: The true story of Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga), a young girl from the slums of Uganda, who becomes a master chess player under the guidance of her coach ( David Oyelowo ), while her mother (Lupita Nyong’o) struggles to find the bare necessities the family needs to survive. REVIEW: As far as movies about chess go, QUEEN OF KATWE is definitely up there with...
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09.29.2016
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The UnPopular Opinion: Jack Reacher

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**** Tom Cruise is an anomaly. Unlike superstars like...
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09.22.2016
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Face-Off: Jack Reacher vs. John Wick

In our previous Face-Off , I gave GLADIATOR the slight edge over BRAVEHEART , and I could not have been happier to see the vast majority of you disagree! In all honesty, I was trying to be as objective as possible, but I personally also prefer William Wallace's tale over that of General Maximus. Perhaps I'll start letting some subjectivity seep into future match-ups... This week, with...
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08.23.2016
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Werner Herzog talks Pokemon Go and it's just as great as you'd imagine

Pokemon Go has become a cultural phenomenon. As strange as that may have sounded a few months ago, these days it seems as if everyone and their parents have taken to the game that ingeniously uses GPS in order to have folks walk around and capture Pokemon, stock up on items and maybe even be social! Imagine that! Of course, not everyone is hip to catch 'em all, and that includes prolific...
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07.29.2016
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Chris O'Dowd & Zhang Ziyi are the latest to join J.J. Abrams' God Particle

Director Julius Onah will be working with one hell of a cast once filming starts for GOD PARTICLE. THR has learned that Chris O'Dowd (BRIDESMAIDS, The IT Crowd) and Zhang Ziyi (CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON, MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA) have signed up for the J.J. Abrams -produced sci-fi thriller, joining David Oyelowo , Daniel Bruhl , Elizabeth Debicki and Gugu Mbatha-Raw...
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05.27.2016
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