David Magee

  • What Happened To The Girl From Jaws’ Iconic Opening Scene?

    As the first victim of Bruce the Great White Shark in Steven Spielberg’s seminal 1975 blockbuster, Susan Backlinie (above) made an entire generation fear the ocean and what lurked beneath the water. Where is she now, on the 40th anniversary of ‘Jaws’? Breakfast is the the most important meal of the…

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  • Even Terminator Genisys' director thinks its dumb trailer spoiled the movie

    Terminator Genisys' marketing team made one of the most bizarre decisions we've ever seen, when a seemingly run of the mill trailer straight up spoiled a major plot twist earlier this year. Terminator Genisys, which takes place in an alternate reality thanks to the series' built-in time travel…

    Polygon
  • 'Star Trek 3' Now Has a Title — and a Spiffy New Starfleet Uniform

    It's titled 'Star Trek Beyond,' which we're DEFINITELY going to sing to the tune of Madness' 'One Step Beyond.'

    Yahoo Movies
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    Beyonce and Nicki Minaj Triumph at BETs

    The BET Awards have just been handed out in Los Angeles, with a host of the musical A-list attending. Here we look at who picked up trophies, with Beyonce Knowles and Nicki Minaj doing well.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Sequel Gets Title

    'The Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel has gotten a fitting title. Check it out!

    Yahoo Movies
  • Elizabeth Berkley Finally Embraces 'Showgirls' After All These Years

    1995 just wasn't ready for the campy brilliance of "Showgirls." But 20 years after the film flopped in theaters its star, Elizabeth Berkley, has finally embraced the cult classic -- and the film's adoring fans. On Saturday night, the former "Saved by the Bell" star gave a heartfelt speech before a…

    Huffington Post
  • Why the Academy Got it Wrong (Opinion)

    Recent rule changes failed to reduce the number of best-picture nominees.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Star Trek Beyond Director Unveils First Image

    It’s official – ‘Star Trek 3’ will be called ‘Star Trek Beyond’. Appearing on Twitter, the 43-year-old ‘Star Trek’ director has given us a first look from the set of ‘Star Trek Beyond’. Of course, the title ‘Star Trek Beyond’ has been rumoured for some time already… but this is the first time we’ve…

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  • Sony to Raise $3.58 Billion of Fresh Funds

    Japan’s Sony Corp is to raise a total of $3.58 billion (JPY440 billion) from a share and bond offering.

    Variety
  • China box office surges nearly 50% in first half of 2015

    Mainland China’s box-office receipts jumped nearly 50% in the first half of 2015, powered by Hollywood tentpoles “Furious 7,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Jurassic World.”

    Los Angeles Times
  • Why Are Joy's Eyes Blue?

    My wife makes fun of me when we watch Pixar movies, because whenever I see Up or the Toy Story trilogy or Monsters, Inc., I need tissues handy at the end -- even if it's the 12th time I've seen it. So when I went to see Pixar's latest movie, Inside Out, I brought my tissues, and I definitely needed…

    Huffington Post
  • 4 of the Best Music-Themed Movies (That Aren’t Musicals)

    Here are 4 fantastic films about music, musicians, and the mark they leave on the world.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Variety Wins Three Awards at L.A. Press Club Event

    Variety was honored with three awards at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 57th SoCal Journalism Awards on Sunday night. Senior TV editor Brian Steinberg won for entertainment news or feature for his article “Today’ vs. ‘Good Morning America,’” about the battle to be the top morning news show. David S.…

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    Bravo Housewife Wonders Motive of New Castmates

    Vicki Gunvalson, the only remaining original cast member of 'The Real Housewives of Orange County,' explains why she's weary around new cast members on the show. (June 29)

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  • Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Show More Relevant Videos

    Facebook is starting to get smarter about the videos it is showing its users in its news feed: The social network is starting to take implicit actions into account when weighing whether to show users certain videos in their feed, Facebook’s Meihong Wang and Yue Zhuo wrote in a blog post Monday.…

    Variety
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  • 'Me And Earl And The Dying Girl' -- A Film Interview

    ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL a Sundance breakout film this year just hit movie theaters in wide release. I got to sit down with the director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and actor Thomas Mann and discuss this gem of a movie. It's quirky, sophisticated, fun and wildly creative. Like all great storytelling…

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  • History Lessons: Nic Uncaged at Cinema Detroit: Works by American Icon

    On Friday, June 26, Cinema Detroit hosts Nicolas Uncaged II: Another Celebration of Cinematic Excellence. While the mini film fest offers two films starring the Oscar winner—and the films fall into the acceptable-to-decent range of Mr. Cage's oeuvre—half the fun...

    Curbed Detroit