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First trailer for Gore Verbinski's A Cure for Wellness will test your sanity

Although THE LONE RANGER was only released three years ago, it feels as though we've been without Gore Verbinski for far too long. Verbinski's bloated action/western certainly had its moments, but due to a series of production setbacks, not to mention the dismal box-office and critical thrashing it received, THE LONE RANGER wound up losing Disney quite a chunk of change....
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Check out Gore Verbinski's A Cure for Wellness poster; trailer drops tonight

GORE VERBINSKI's latest film, A CURE FOR WELLNESS, follows an ambitious young executive who is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is...
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Web promos for Gore Verbinski's Cure for Wellness say we're all sick

You ever look at something and wonder “Is this an ad for a movie or a perfume commercial?” No? Oh, well then this will be a first. A new web promo for Gore Verbinski’s A CURE FOR WELLNESS act like an advertisement for our lives, as an ominous narration over a montage of images informs us we live our lives for material possession, and that this...
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Gore Verbinski to direct Driverless Car Race film for Sony

New Regency may have cancelled Gore Verbinski 's North Korea-set thriller starring Steve Carell , but THE LONE RANGER director has several other projects in the works, and Sony has just picked one of them up. Deadline is reporting that the studio has acquired an untitled pitch from screenwriter Steve Conrad (THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, THE WEATHER MAN), with Verbinski...
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Gore Verbinski lines up 3 new projects, including Steve Carell thriller

Back in April, Gore Verbinski signed a multiyear deal between New Regency and his Blind Wink Productions, and the first three movies from that deal have been announced. Deadline is reporting first Verbinski will direct an untitled paranoid thriller from a script by Steve Conrad (THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, THE WEATHER MAN), and it will star Steve Carell . Production...
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Lone Ranger

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**** When you think about modern westerns, you are likely...
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Quentin Tarantino elaborates on that Lone Ranger choice; Says Batman is not interesting

The other day, Quentin Tarantino offered up his Top Ten of 2013- So Far . Many seemed rather perplexed by a certain inclusion. Of all the movies in 2013, why did THE LONE RANGER get a nod from Tarantino? Maybe because not everyone thought it was a total and complete turd. The interview comes from French weekly paper, Les Inrocks. IndieWire did their best to translate the...
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Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer will end their partnership in 2014, but don't blame it on The Lone Ranger

An extremely profitable union has come to an end: The Wrap is reporting that Disney will not renew its first-look deal with mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer when it expires at the end of the year. Bruckheimer and Disney have made an ungodly amount of money together, but a few of Bruckheimer's most recent films have underperformed, with the most notable being July's THE LONE...
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Mark Wahlberg jumps on the blame bandwagon in defense of The Lone Ranger

Everyone seems to be coming to the defense of THE LONE RANGER but for reasons outside of the quality of the movie itself. First, critics lambasted the film in advance of abysmal box office results. Then, Jerry Bruckheimer, Johnny Depp , Armie Hammer , and more came to the film's defense saying that it was the media's fault for dooming the film financially. Whether you believe it or...
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The Lone Ranger team blames critics for why the film bombed in theaters

Oh boy, this could get ugly. A good chunk of the cast and crew for THE LONE RANGER ( Johnny Depp , Armie Hammer , director Gore Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer) were recently interviewed by Yahoo! Movies Uk & Ireland about their big summer flop, and they put almost all the blame on the critics as to why the movie bombed so hard in theaters. Hammer starts by saying...
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Producer Jerry Bruckheimer thinks The Lone Ranger will be viewed as a "brave" film over time

This summer's THE LONE RANGER, much like Disney's JOHN CARTER of last year, was pronounced dead on arrival by audiences and panned by more than two-thirds of critics. However, there is also a band of resistance that has trumpeted the film a misunderstood suceess, one of which is producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Speaking at the TV Critics Association press tour to promote his new show, Hostages,...
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Top 10 Westerns of the 21st Century

The western genre has been an American staple since the invention of movies. We love dressing up like cowboys and pretending to fight villains. In many ways, cowboys were the first superheroes. With Disney's THE LONE RANGER opening this weekend, lets look back at the best western movies released since the year 2000. You may have forgotten some of these contemporary classics. If your...
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