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Pop-Up Movie Facts: Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

On today's episode of POP-UP MOVIE FACTS, we dig up some trivia about the latest superhero movie to feature popular comic characters fighting other popular comic characters. That film is BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE. The Caped Crusader and The Man of Steel finally meet up on the silver screen and some people were pleased and others were not so pleased with the results of the DCEU...
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06.16.2017
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Michael Shannon & Michael B. Jordan to star in HBO's Fahrenheit 451

An adaptation of "Fahrenheit 451" was put into development by HBO last year when they tasked Ramin Bahrani (99 HOMES) with writing and directing a film based on Ray Bradbury 's classic novel. "Fahrenheit 451" depicts a dystopian future in which media is an opiate, history is outlawed and "firemen" burn books. HBO's adaptation of the novel has...
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04.19.2017
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Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water lands a December release

It's always great to have a Guillermo del Toro film to look forward to, particularly when it's an original story, and Fox Searchlight has just given del Toro's next a very Oscar-friendly release date. It was expected that THE SHAPE OF WATER would hit sometime before the year was out, and the studio confirmed that by announcing that the film will hit theaters on December...
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04.19.2017
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Doug Jones spills a few details on Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water

Doug Jones has brought many fantastical creatures to life over his long career, and some of the most memorable have been created in collaboration with Guillermo del Toro . Jones is set to reunite with Guillermo del Toro once again with THE SHAPE OF WATER, an other-worldly story set against the backdrop of Cold War America circa 1963. Doug Jones plays a creature who is the last of...
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04.12.2017
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Concept artist reveals early look of Doomsday in Batman V. Superman

BATMAN V. SUPERMAN has its positives and negatives, but the appearance of Doomsday was one aspect that had plenty of fans and audiences going, “So that’s what happens when a sloth impregnates a cave troll from LORD OF THE RINGS.” He didn't have that menacing look with the large, protruding bones from the comics, but concept artist Jerad S.Marantz shared some photos...
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04.10.2017
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Review: Salt and Fire

PLOT: Three UN doctors investigating a man-made ecological disaster are kidnapped by the CEO ( Michael Shannon ) of the multi-national company responsible. He chooses one of the doctors ( Veronica Ferres ) to accompany him to a rapidly expanding salt flat harboring a nearby super volcano that, he believes, is ready to erupt and could be a world-ending event. REVIEW: Itís a...
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04.07.2017
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Exclusive: David Leitch on Michael Shannon potentially playing Cable

Ever since Deadpool ( Ryan Reynolds ) himself confirmed that Cable would be appearing in the sequel, we've been wondering just who they would find to fill the character's shoes. Plenty of names have been brought up over the past year, but it was the latest name which got me rather excited. Last week it was rumoured that Michael Shannon was the frontrunner for the role of...
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03.29.2017
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JoBlo Movie Show Podcast: Cable casting, more Ghostbusters, Iron Fist & more

Select your listening preference below: *The following podcast is Rated F for Foul Language* Welcome to The JoBlo Movie Show Podcast ! Join hosts Paul Shirey (Editor-in-Chief, JoBlo.com), Chris Bumbray (JoBlo.com film critic), and Sean Wist (JoBlo.com news/video editor) as they discuss all the latest and greatest (and not so greatest) things about film and...
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03.24.2017
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Rumor: from DC to Marvel Michael Shannon frontrunner for Cable in Deadpool 2

Man, it's been a journey trying to cast Cable in DEADPOOL 2. There were rumors that Kyle Chandler all but had the part last year (though it looks now like he was never even in the running), then it seemed David Harbour (STRANGER THINGS, SUICIDE SQUAD) was in the lead, now it looks like - according to The Hollywood Reporter  -  Michael Shannon is the frontrunner for...
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03.22.2017
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Weinstein Co. sets Mary Magdalene, Current War & Wind River in Oscar slots

The Weinstein Company hasn’t been a major player in the Oscar race in a few years, with last year’s hopefuls – mainly THE FOUNDER– not getting much attention (despite its great reception). But the studio still has some hopeful aces in the hole, and it plans to unleash them like only things coming out of holes can be with a slate of films – MARY MAGDALENE,...
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03.21.2017
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Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon and more to star in What They Had drama

Today, it's been confirmed that actors Hilary Swank and Michael Shannon have signed on to star in the major major-motion-picture drama WHAT THEY HAD. Directed by Elizabeth Chomko, the film focuses on a woman (Swank) who returns to her hometown after receiving word that her Alzheimer's-stricken mother (played by Blythe Danner ) has wandered into a harsh blizzard. The...
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03.17.2017
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Hans Zimmer could return to the superhero genre if the movie was "amazing"

Though one of the most prolific film composers in history, Hans Zimmer’s most attributed work has come from the superhero movie realm in recent years– such as Christopher Nolan ’s THE DARK KNIGHT trilogy and the recent slate of DCEU pictures.  It’s become such a big part of his life, which is why he decided to hang up his complementary cape, retiring from...
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03.17.2017
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