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Ridley Scott teases Gladiator 2, knows how to bring Russell Crowe back

Spoilers if you haven't seen GLADIATOR, which, by the way, isn't too far off from celebrating its twentieth anniversary. How's that for making you feel old. Back in 2000, Ridley Scott 's historical epic told the story of Maximus ( Russell Crowe ), a Roman General who found himself reduced to slavery when Commodus ( Joaquin Phoenix ), the power hungry son of Emperor...
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03.10.2017
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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 2001 (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 popular for any...
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02.15.2017
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Pop-Up Movie Facts: Gladiator (video)

You've probably watched Ridley Scott 's Gladiator a hundred times by now (I know I have), but there's likely some cool and interesting info you still don't know about the classic Oscar winner starring Russell Crowe , Joaquin Phoenix , Connie Nielsen , Oliver Reed , Richard Harris , and Djimon Hounsou . So, jump into the arena and join us for some Pop-Up Facts to get you caught...
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09.01.2016
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Face-Off: Braveheart vs. Gladiator

In our previous Face-Off , we visited the world of female-driven high school comedies in HEATHERS vs. MEAN GIRLS , with the latter coming out on top. Half of you agreed with the verdict and half of you dissented, which at the very least means it wasn't a lopsided match up! This week, we're changing gears ever so slightly from shoulder padded blazers and fetch pink tops... I don't...
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08.09.2016
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Face-Off: Russell Crowe vs. Ryan Gosling

In our previous Face-Off , we kicked off CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR with a look back at IRON MAN and CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER . Most of you agreed IRON MAN is the better film, with some of you citing it as your favorite in the MCU. Those of you who prefer and THE FIRST AVENGER made great cases for your opinion, though, so it's good to see there's plenty of love for Cap's...
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05.17.2016
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Academy Awards Special

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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02.24.2016
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Top 10 Action Movie One-liners of the 21st Century

There are so many memorable quotes from films that it would be nearly impossible to condense them into a single top ten list. So, how about just the one-liners from action films? Even that is a daunting task with so many great lines in films like LETHAL WEAPON and DIRTY HARRY. So, looking at only films released in the last sixteen years, we have ranked the best of the best to bring you the...
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02.19.2016
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Before They Were Famous: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Olsen & James Marsden

Welcome to “Before They Were Famous“, where we take a look at some of the past exploits of today's biggest stars, be it from movies, television, Broadway, competitions, etc.! The more embarrassing, the better. Our memories are long, but the internet's memory is forever, so jump back in time with us to witness some of our favorite stars before they were marquee...
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05.01.2015
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Ridley Scott!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity* and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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12.15.2014
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Batman '66, Darth Vader, Gladiator

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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11.22.2014
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Why I Love Movies - Chapter V

Why do I love movies? Well, that is a loaded question. How much time do you have? I could go into a long-winded diatribe about the art of film-making or the magic of the movies, but all of that has been said countless times before. Not every movie is a masterpiece, but every film has touched me in one way or another. Every other week, we will look at a handful of reasons why movies...
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04.04.2014
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Exclusive Cool Video: Top 10 Best Non-Fantasy Cinematic Epics

When you think of "epic" movies, you may immediately consider fantasy films like THE LORD OF THE RINGS or maybe even STAR WARS, HARRY POTTER, or THE MATRIX. But, epic does not solely have to be about those genres. Epic truly belongs to films with a sweeping scope and that could be from any number of genres like war, history, or even romance. The cinematic scale of a movie that...
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03.28.2014
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