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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Harry Potter, Mad Max, Terminator 2

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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Mike Newell to direct alien plant invasion remake Day of the Triffids

Mike Newell , director of FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL, DONNIE BRASCO, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, and the recent GREAT EXPECTATIONS starring Ralph Fiennes and Helene Bonham Carter, is ready to make another big budget foray into science fiction and fantasy with an updated version of the novel THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS. If you live in North America, that name likely doesn't mean...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

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**** There are two types of video game adaptations out...
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Christoph Waltz joins Michael Douglas in Gorbachev-Reagan historical film Reykjavic

Christoph Waltz, ever the busy man these days, has signed on to play former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev alongside Michael Douglas as Ronald Reagan in the new historical drama, REYKJAVIK.  Directed by Mike Newell ( DONNIE BRASCO ) the film will depict the 1986 summit meeting between Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan that helped lead to the INF Treaty, which eliminated nuclear and...
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Mike Newell's Great Expectations UK trailer puts the focus on Voldemort, Hagrid and Bellatrix Lestrange

Mike Newell's adaptation of Charles Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS has a new trailer and it really plays up the casting of HARRY POTTER alumni. Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, and Robbie Coltrane feature prominently in the new UK trailer for the romantic drama. Carter looks her usual self: Gothic, pale, and slightly off. Fiennes has a scraggly, psychotic look in his eye reminiscent...
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International trailer and pics for Mike Newell's adaptation of Charles Dicken's Great Expectations

The first trailer for Mike Newell's adaptation of Charles Dicken's classic tale GREAT EXPECTATIONS has arrived, as well as a slew of images from the film. The film stars Jeremy Irvine (WAR HORSE) as Pip, with veteran actors Helena Bonham-Carter as Miss Havisham and Ralph Fiennes as Magwitch.  Holliday Grainger takes on the role of Estella, with Jason Flemyng and Robbie Coltrane...
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