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Luther creator Neil Cross set to adapt The Talented Mr. Ripley for TV

Adapting a feature-film into a television series isn't exactly a new phenomenon, but we've definitely been experiencing a lot more of it in the past few years. Movies like TRAINING DAY, THE EXORCIST, TAKEN, LETHAL WEAPON, and several more are all in various stages of production on the way to the small-screen, but the latest film to get adapted for television will be Anthony...
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03.25.2016
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Live-orchestrated screening of P.T. Anderson's Punch-Drunk Love announced

Now this is pretty damn cool. BAM has announced that Sony and director Paul Thomas Anderson have produced a new, scoreless print of PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE, and it will screen this spring with Jon Brion's original score re-orchestrated and performed by a live orchestra. The Wordless Music Orchestra have been tapped to perform for the special screening, with Ryan McAdams and...
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12.11.2015
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Exclusive: Movie CliffsNotes - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

The final chapter in the game-changing THE HUNGER GAMES franchise drops this week and it's sure to draw in a massive audience in completing the YA adaptation. For those looking to do a little homework or catch-up prior to heading out (or being dragged to) the final chapter, we've got just what you need with another Movie CliffsNotes. By now you should know what to expect from...
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11.17.2015
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Why It Works: The Big Lebowski

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**** "Way out west there was this fella... fella I wanna tell ya about. Fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski." If you're a reader of this site, there's a...
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08.07.2015
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Review: Child 44

PLOT: A loyal member of the military police, under Stalin’s rule, finds himself at odds with his own beliefs after a cover-up of a child’s brutal slaying. Soon, he and his wife are desperate to solve the killing, even at the risk of their very own survival. REVIEW: There is a great film somewhere in the new thriller CHILD 44. In fact, there are a number of possible...
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04.18.2015
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Top 10 International Serial Killer Movies

Serial killers have long been considered an anomaly of Western civilization. For decades, countries aside from the United States refused to acknowledge the existence of these types of murderers in their homelands, but recent decades have shown a large number of films fixated on the subject. While the genre has been alive and well domestically, here is a list of the ten best international serial...
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04.17.2015
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Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace hunt a killer in the first trailer for Child 44

Who doesn't love a good serial killer movie? With the genre sometimes difficult to shake up, filmmakers need to change settings and time periods to give their film some added edge. With Cold War era Soviet Union as the backdrop, director Daniel Espinosa has the perfect location to unleash a new cinematic monster. Based on the novel of the same name, CHILD 44 stars Tom Hardy doing...
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01.27.2015
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JoBlo.com's tribute to the people from film & TV we lost in 2014

“When you lose someone you love, they never really leave you. They just move into a special place in your heart.” ~ Frankenweenie As 2014 draws to a close, we here at JoBlo.com want take a moment to honor some of the people who sadly passed away this year. Our deepest respect goes out to everyone in the industry we have lost, and our thoughts and prayers are with...
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12.30.2014
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The Big Lebowski, Ferris Bueller and others added to National Film Registry

Every year members of the National Film Preservation Board selects 25 "Cinematic Treasures" to be added to the Registry. These films will "be preserved in the Library of Congress for all-time due to their significant contribution to American society." If you're at all interested in the preservation of film, and hopefully you are, you've likely heard that line...
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12.17.2014
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: John Goodman

Last week’s subject was all-purpose character actor Ben Kingsley . This week’s subject is similarly gifted in that regardless of what he’s in; be it a masterpiece or a turd, he can’t help but be the best thing in it. John Goodman   John Goodman has had an exceptional career. First making an impression as Roseanne...
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12.14.2014
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Weekend Box Office Report: December 5-7, 2014

Still hungry for Mockingjay! Futuristic heroine Katniss Everdeen continued as reigning champion for a third weekend, keeping THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1 on top of the box office with an estimated $21.6 million ! A slow box office weekend had all releases losing steam, although MOCKINGJAY PART 1 has already gathered $560 million worldwide. While...
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12.07.2014
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Top 5 Posters of the Month - November 2014!

Each month sees the release of a vast array of Movie Posters (JoBlo.com has arguably the biggest high resolution movie posters collection online, with over 17,000 and counting ), many of which meet the requirement for the film they're promoting, but there are always stand outs that have a slight edge over the others. Be it original art, a clever concept, or just a damn...
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12.02.2014
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