Rick Messina

  • 10 MAJOR Plot Spoilers Hidden At The Start Of Famous Films

    You might think some directors pull their plot twists from out of thin air, but sometimes a second watch reveals hitherto unseen details that suggest they knew what they were doing all along. Did you spot these subtle moments of foreshadowing in your favourite movies? As Adele croons the movie’s…

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  • ‘Community’ Fate Undecided As Yahoo & Sony TV Continue Talks

    Community isn’t dead yet. At least that’s what  Yahoo is saying after being compelled to respond to quotes from series star Joel McHale in a just-out magazine interview that the series is  finished for good after its sixth season wrapped last month on the streaming service. “We’ve seen tremendous…

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  • Review: 'Shaun The Sheep' Is A Wordless Comic Gem

    The Box Office: Shaun the Sheep opens in American theaters tomorrow courtesy of Lions Gate Entertainment. The film is produced by Studio Canal, Aardman Animations, and Anton Capitol Entertainment. It has been in release overseas since February 5th of this year and frankly America is one of its very…

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  • How 'Spider-Man' Helps An Indie Like 'Cop Car'

    Image from 'Cop Car,' Courtesy of Focus Features   Jon Watts's Cop Car is a pretty good movie. It is a lean little thriller, almost a silent movie for much of its 85 minute running time, that features some moments of blistering suspense. The picture concerns two young children in the rural south who

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  • Xbox One to Add Free DVR Features in 2016

    Microsoft is taking another step toward making the Xbox One videogame console more like a set-top box, with plans to add digital video recording features for broadcast TV programming — a la TiVo or a cable DVR, but without the monthly subscription fees. The DVR features, set to roll out next…

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  • Rob Marshall Scoops Up Gotham Co-op

    Thanks to observant real estate canary Polly Wannacracker, we learned that Tony- and Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning stage and screen director Rob Marshall and his producer life partner John DeLuca shelled out almost $4.4 million for a carefully renovated co-operative apartment in a desirable…

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  • ‘Bait 3D’ Director Kimble Rendall to Stir up Chinese Co-Production ‘The Nest’

    Kimble Rendall has set China-Australia co-production “The Nest” as his next project after “Bait 3D” scored with Chinese audiences.

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  • 'Monster Hunt' haul nears $300 million, now China's No. 3 movie of all time

    The live action-animated Chinese movie “Monster Hunt” has hauled in more than $291 million at the mainland box office, becoming the No. 3 biggest release of all time in the territory behind only “Furious ...

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  • CBS Adapting Norwegian Suburban Comedy ‘Side By Side’

    CBS has put in development Side by Side, a single-camera comedy based on the Norwegian series of the same name ( Side om Side). Veteran comedy writer-producer Donick Cary ( Parks and Recreation, New Girl) will write the adaptation, which is being produced by CBS TV Studios. Side by Side…

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    Kareena and Arjun have started preparing for ‘Ki and Ka’ (12 photos)

    Filmmaker R. Balki, whose upcoming film has been titled “Ki and Ka” and stars actors Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan in the lead roles, says the film stresses upon the equality of genders. “It is titled ‘Ki and Ka’. Hindi is a language where just not human beings, even objects have genders.…

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  • Which Force Should Drive Disney Earnings?

    Walt Disney is scheduled to report its fiscal third-quarter financial results Tuesday after the closing bell. Does it have an ace up its sleeve?

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  • Why We Win When Movies Go IMAX First

    Video It's no secret that I am a fan of the IMAX format. When I do my periodic "go see a big movie on opening day just to watch the big trailers on a big screen," I intentionally choose an IMAX screen for the occasion. And part of the reason I

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  • Meryl Streep finds inner rock star in 'Ricki and the Flash'

    Multiple Academy Award winner Meryl Streep brings her inner rock star to the screen in "Ricki and the Flash", playing a bar musician who left her family to follow her rock and roll dream. The Hollywood actress portrays Ricki who now returns home to help her daughter Julie, played by Streep's…

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  • Watch Jimmy Fallon Play Donald Trump: Problem-Solving With Giant Walls, Nabbing Cecil the Lion

    "The media loves me, they try to act like they don't but they do," Fallon as Trump explained. "They keep coming back for more. They're like Chris Christie at a Golden Corral buffet."

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  • Trapero returns to Venice Film Festival with 'El Clan'

    Argentine filmmaker Pablo Trapero returns to compete at the Venice Film Festival with "El Clan" (The Clan), a drama based on the real-life Puccio family who kidnapped and killed people around Buenos Aires in the 1980s. Trapero's first film, "Mundo Grua" (Crane World), took two prizes at the world's…

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  • Russia Box Office: 'Mission Impossible — Rogue Nation' On Top Thanks to Previews

    The Tom Cruise film topped the charts a week before its official release.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Singers Gwen Stefani, Gavin Rossdale to divorce: reports

    Singer Gwen Stefani has filed for divorce from rockstar husband Gavin Rossdale after 13 years of marriage, several news reports said on Monday. In her divorce petition, Stefani, 45, cited irreconcilable differences and asked for joint custody of the couple's three children, 9-year-old Kingston,…

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