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Why It Works: The Usual Suspects

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**** X-MEN: APOCALYPSE hits theaters this weekend, marking Bryan Singer 's fourth time at the helm of an X-Men movie. Since the first X-MEN , we haven't seen much in the way of...
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Top 10 Greatest Plot Twists of All Time (Spoiler Alert)

The history of film is full of moments where audiences were completely taken aback by an abrupt or unexpected plot twist. While recent years have been unkind to the plot twist thanks to folks like M. Night Shyamalan, we all still enjoy getting the rug pulled out from under us. Some can be divisive, like IRON MAN 3, while others are executed to perfection. Here is our list of the ten best...
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Christopher McQuarrie signs on to direct remake of Ice Station Zebra; does that take him out of M:I5?

Well, it looks like the news of Tom Cruise signing on to MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5 without Christopher McQuarrie attached (yet) takes another turn, as the director has just inked a deal to write and direct a remake of the 1968 cold-war era suspense thriller ICE STATION ZEBRA. Whether that means McQuarrie is out of MI:5 is anyone's guess, but that should be cleared up shortly when a helmer is...
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Christopher McQuarrie is now the frontrunner to direct Mission: Impossible 5

It looks like the next installment of the MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE franchise is gaining some steam, as Paramount, J.J. Abrams, and Tom Cruise are keen on bringing in writer/director Christopher McQuarrie, who just wrapped JACK REACHER with Cruise.  It's not the first time the two have collaborated, with McQuarrie writing VALKYRIE and developing the now dead TOP GUN 2 for Cruise. ...
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