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Why It Works: Inception

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**** With DUNKIRK landing in theaters this weekend, Christopher Nolan has added another critical darling to his impressive body of work, surprising no one (you can read our review here...
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Millie Bobby Brown of Stranger Things set to star in Godzilla sequel

Millie Bobby Brown, star of Netflix's Stranger Things, has lined up her first big-screen role, and it's certainly a major one. THR reports that Brown has signed on to star in GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS, the upcoming sequel to Gareth Edwards ' GODZILLA. Of course, details about the plot as well as Millie Bobby Brown's character are being kept under wraps, but...
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Cool Videos: Godzilla returns in the trailer for Universal's new attraction

Godzilla will bring his intimidating, city-crushing 350-foot frame to Universal Studios Japan in a 4D attraction, featuring video combined with special effects to "stimulate" the five senses. Godzilla: The Real 4-D will be available for a limited time, but you can check out a promotional trailer featuring everyone's favorite "giant lizard" in action. Meanwhile,...
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Krampus screenwriters set to tackle Godzilla 2

We have some time to go yet before KONG: SKULL ISLAND hits theaters, and even more time before GODZILLA 2 is up on the silver screen, but that's not stopping Legendary Pictures from planning ahead. Variety reports that Legendary is looking to hire Michael Dougherty & Zach Shields (KRAMPUS) to pen the sequel to the Gareth Edwards picture. No word yet on whether or not Doughery might...
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Review: The Sea of Trees

PLOT: A depressed American man travels to Japan's "Suicide Forest" on a quest to end it all. A chance meeting with another lost soul makes him rethink his decision, as well as ponder the events that led him there in the first place. REVIEW: THE SEA OF TREES is pretty to look at but tough to swallow; maybe because it's like trying to drink sap. Cloying in an...
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Toho is about to animate Godzilla for a full-length feature film

Been waiting to see an animated GODZILLA feature film from Toho all these years? No...?! Too bad. You're getting one anyway. Toho has announced they are going into production a full-length animated movie simply known as GODZILLA that should be hitting theaters already sometime next year with Gen Urobuchi penning the script and overseeing the original...
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Matthew McConaughey talks life and death in The Sea of Trees trailer

Arthur Brennan ( Matthew McConaughey ) treks into Aokigahara, known as The Sea of Trees (that's the title!), which is a mysterious and dense forest at the base of Japan's Mount Fuji where people go to commit suicide. On his journey, he encounters Takumi Nakamura ( Ken Watanabe ), a Japanese man who has lost his way after attempting suicide. The two men begin a journey of reflection and...
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Director Gareth Edwards departs Godzilla 2

Godzilla needs to table concerns over which enemy kaiju he might have to throw down with for his sequel. Finding a new director for that movie is going to have to take priority. Gareth Edwards has departed GODZILLA 2, leaving the director's chair vacant for the big-budget blockbuster follow-up, with the news coming a few days after Warner Bros. pushed back the release...
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First trailer for Godzilla Resurgence carves out a new path of destruction

Godzilla is back!!  Oh, sure... Here in the United States, we have our own version, but Toho Pictures is back in the kaiju game, rebooting the King of the Monsters with GODZILLA RESURGENCE. The new film which lands in Japan this summer is the first Godzilla film from Toho since 2004's GODZILLA: FINAL WARS and would mark the 29th Toho GODZILLA picture. That's some...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net:Avatar, He-Man, Inception, Terminator

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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Didn't like how Godzilla handled Bryan Cranston's character? Neither did he!

Spoilers for Gareth Edwards ' GODZILLA, but if you weren't happy with Bryan Cranston biting the big one after the first act of the movie, you weren't alone. Not only was Bryan Cranston dissatisfied with how his character went out, but he had an idea for an even better outcome! Speaking recently on the Nerdist podcast, Cranston offered up some classy suggestions on what...
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Godzilla 2 screenwriter Max Borenstein teases bigger and better sequel

2014's GODZILLA was a hit at the box office, earning over $500 million at the box office, but there were many who were unimpressed with the film. Gareth Edwards will be back to direct the sequel after he's finished with STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE, and screenwriter Max Borenstein recently told Collider that he's currently working on the movie's script. Borenstein...
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