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  • Liam Neeson’s Frail Frame Makes Him Almost Unrecognisable

    The 63-year old, Irish actor, Liam Neeson, has caused much concern amongst fans after being photographed looking quite frail on the streets of New York last week. In this dramatic transformation, he appears worryingly gaunt in the face with long grey wispy hair hidden underneath a baseball cap. In…

    Yahoo Magazines Original
  • Adam Sandler: 5 Reasons He’s No Longer a Movie Star

    Is it game over for Adam Sandler? His new comedy, “Pixels,” opened over the weekend to a mediocre $24 million, a disappointing result for the $88 million project. Sandler’s latest box office lemon comes on the heels of “The Cobbler” (Sandler’s lowest-grossing title ever, which opened to just…

    Variety
  • Hugh Jackman Reaches Out To Fans Over Final Wolverine Movie

    As hard as it may be to believe, it seems Hugh Jackman’s days as Wolverine are almost over. More than fifteen years since the original ‘X-Men,’ the role of the invulnerable Canadian mutant with the retractable claws has lifted the Australian actor from big screen obscurity to major movie star…

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  • Trevor Noah, Chelsea Handler, CBS News Braving TCA!

    Summer TV Press Tour 2015, or TCA as it's often called in honor of the TV Critics Association whose members swarm the semi-annual confab, promises to be especially yeasty. Sure, it has its usual post-Comic-Con challenges. What with that San Diego fan-fest having wrapped two full weeks earlier, TCA…

    Deadline
  • Tom Cruise: I’ll Make Top Gun 2 On One Condition

    Tom Cruise is clearly a man after our own hearts. The ‘Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation’ star has taken our breath away by revealing he’s ready to return to the role of ace fighter pilot Maverick for ‘Top Gun 2′ on one condition… that the airplane stunts are performed for real without the use of…

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  • Off Broadway Review: Sports-Agent Story ‘King Liz’

    Playwright Fernanda Coppel has latched onto a hot topic in Second Stage Uptown’s “King Liz” — the alarming under-representation of female agents in major-league sports, and the formidable social, political, and economic obstacles they have to overcome to swim in the company of those high-grossing…

    Variety
  • 'UnREAL's' Constance Zimmer on Quinn's Big Move: "She Doesn't Know What She Wants"

    “Why did she keep all this stuff? ... She’s smart, and she’s protecting herself," the actress tells THR of the episode's big reveal. "Now she gets to use it against ."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Doc or Sorkinization? Which will be the better Steve Jobs movie?

    Technically Incorrect: Will it be the documentary, whose first trailer was just released? Or will it be the Aaron Sorkin version, which, it was announced Monday, will be the centerpiece of the New York Film Festival?

    CNET
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    Jake Gyllenhaal: I want fighters to watch it

    Actor Jake Gyllenhaal opened up about his latest film Southpaw, in which he takes on the role of a boxer who loses his wife and custody of their daughter.

    Zoomin TV
  • Fox Searchlight Conjures Haunted House Movie From 80-Year-Old New Yorker Article

    EXCLUSIVE: A nearly 80-year-old article in The New Yorker about the first documented haunted house has scared up a deal at Fox Searchlight. Searchlight will develop a movie from Voices Through The Trumpet, a two-part article written by Carl Carmer. JT Petty has been set to write, and Alison…

    Deadline
  • Carmike Cinemas Shares Jump 10 Percent on Strong Financial Results

    The company posted a 14 percent attendance increase and 24 percent climb in revenue generated at the snack bars.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Michael Douglas: ‘I Was Left Giving The Exposition And Plot On Ant-Man’

    Michael Douglas said that his character Hank Pym is there for “exposition” in ‘Ant-Man’ and would love to get funnier lines if he’s in the sequel. Talking to Yahoo Movies, Douglas said that while the rewrite of the script by star Paul Rudd and ‘Anchorman’ director Adam McKay made the film funnier,…

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  • The Look of Silence - a New Documentary Wants Us to Make Noise

    A scene from The Look of Silence. Courtesy, Drafthouse Films & Participant MediaBeginning in 1965, over one million people were murdered in Indonesia. This state-sponsored genocide was justified at the time as necessary to root out the communists. What filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer uncovered in his…

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  • The 5 Poshest Movie Theaters for Snacks

    More and more theater chains allow you to eat and drink at your seats.Quick: Name a few foods that people usually eat in the movie theater. Popcorn, obviously. Maybe nachos, pretzel nuggets with cheese sauce, or a hot dog if they feel like waiting for hot food. Overpriced candy as well, most…

    Huffington Post
  • Five-season 'Key and Peele' to go out on a high

    Portrayals of the calm, collected US president Barack Obama and his raging assistant Luther, substitute teachers Mr Garvey and Mr Nostrand, a pair of hotel valets, and contrasting couple Andre and Meegan numbered among their most popular characters. With Comedy Central uploading clips to YouTube…

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  • ‘Boyhood’s Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Helm Jennifer Lawrence In ‘The Rosie Project’

    EXCLUSIVE: Boyhood helmer Richard Linklater is the frontrunner for the job of directing Jennifer Lawrence in The Rosie Project, I hear. That is the Sony Pictures adaptation of the Graeme Simison novel that Phil Lord & Christopher Miller just exited to helm the young Han Solo Star Wars movie. The…

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  • ‘Spider-Man’ And ‘Vacation’ Tales From Writer-Helmers John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein

    After a fast rise up the comedy writing ranks, John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein make their directorial debut on the sequel to Vacation. And they can finally admit they’ll write the new iteration of Spider-Man for Sony and producers Amy Pascal and Marvel’s Kevin Feige. DEADLINE: The web…

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