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The Best Movie Villains of 2014

December 28th, 2014 3:00pm EST
10 Best Movie Villains of 2014
What makes the best villain? Is it the baddie we love to hate the most? Or one who's sort of sympathetic? A semi-pleasant baddie becomes so much more intense when he ditches the niceties and starts setting fire to schoolchildren.

Sadly, there's no clear-cut way to define the "best" villain. If it was, this article would just be that character's name, and maybe a gif of him or her doing something villainous. Domestic terrorism, or perhaps defacing someone's mailbox.

Instead, we've got something a little longer: ten of the nastiest, most foul movie villains from 2014. Each one despicable- b...
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What Did Idris Elba Say About 'James Bond' Rumors?

December 28th, 2014 1:05pm EST
Idris Elba Responds To 'Bond' Rumors
Idris Elba revealed on Twitter he isn't sexy enough to play James Bond.

The star revealed on Twitter that he feels he is not good looking enough.

"Isn't 007 supposed to [be] handsome? Glad you think I've got a shot! Happy New year people," he tweeted, along with a picture of himself.

Daniel Craig is already working on the latest Bond film "Spectre."

The actor is then contractually committed to one more Bond film.

Right after the controversial Sony hacking scandal, a message from chairman Amy Pascal read: "Idris should be the next Bond."

Pascal believed she was emailing Elizabeth Canti...
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Watch 'Elsa & Fred' On DVD & Blu-ray, Dec. 30

December 28th, 2014 5:57am EST
Elsa & Fred
"Elsa & Fred" centers on two people who, at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love.

After losing his wife, Fred (Christopher Plumer) feels disturbed, confused and alone, so his daughter (Marcia Gay Harden) helps move him into a small apartment where he meets Elsa (Shirley Maclaine).

From that moment on, everything changes.

Elsa bursts into Fred s life like a whirlwind, determined to teach him that the time he has left to live be it more or less is precious and that he should enjoy it as he pleases.
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Amy Adams Talks Playing Margaret Keane In Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes'

December 27th, 2014 6:10pm EST
Amy Adams Talks Playing Margaret Keane In Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes
Amy Adams has played many real life characters from Amelia Earhart (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian) to Charlene Fleming (The Fighter), but in her latest role she is takes on real-life artist, Margaret Keane, in Tim Burton's "Big Eyes."

Margaret Keane was a shy, but strong single mother until she met her soon-to-be husband, Walter Keane. Walter and Margaret bonded over their love of art before their own love grew into marriage and then eventually into one of the biggest art brand’s unleashed on the masses. However, like their marriage, their art known as "Big Eyes," eventu...
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Watch 'Reach Me,' Starring Sylvester Stallone, On DVD & Blu-ray Dec. 30

December 27th, 2014 5:53am EST
Reach Me
The inspirational dramedy "Read Me" tells interwoven stories from a diverse group of people who are united by one thing -- a powerful book from an anonymous and reclusive author (Tom Berenger).

When the book's positive message goes viral, a journalist (Kevin Connolly) and his editor (Sylvester Stallone), a former inmate (Kyra Sedgwick), a hip-hop mogul (Nelly), an actor (Cary Elwes) and an undercover cop (Thomas Jane) are inspired to change their lives by facing their fears.

The book forces the group to re-evaluate their life choices and decisions by confronting fear in hopes of creating ...
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Tim Burton And Amy Adams Talk 'Big Eyes'

December 24th, 2014 2:30pm EST
Tim Burton Says The Truth Being 'Stranger Than Fiction' Inspired
Tim Burton has made movies about a little girl’s adventure down a rabbit hole, a bio-exorcist, a vigilante who dresses up as a bat, a grown man obsessed with candy, a singing sinister barber, a skeleton who learns the meaning of Christmas and a teenager who has scissors for hands. In his latest film Big Eyes, which hits theaters Christmas Day, Burton takes on the true story of the 1950/ 60's "artist" the Keanes. Burton jokes about his previous work, "those other films... were my realistic films and I wanted to make a fantasy film finally." Big Eyes marks Burton's second biopic, after his 19...
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Netflix Lands Pee-Wee Herman's New Movie

December 24th, 2014 9:04am EST
Pee-Wee Herman's New Movie Gets Exclusive Netflix Release
Ready for the Pee-Wee revolution?

Well, ready or not, it's nearly upon us. Pee-Wee Herman is back in a big way- a new film starring Paul Reubens' beloved bow-tied weirdo may be headed to Netflix.

Reubens first announced a new Pee-Wee Herman film in October, but originally set the film up at Universal.

Now, Universal's gone and Netflix is swooping in; clearly part of Netflix's plan to become the content provider with that controls all content, now and forever.

We're still missing a few major details on the film (like a title, a story or a director) but we know that the latest installment...
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Sony To Release The Interview To Select Theaters Dec. 25; On Demand To Follow

December 23rd, 2014 6:08pm EST
The Interview
Sony Pictures has announced that it will release The Interview in a limited number of theaters on Christmas Day, defying the demands of hackers, who call themselves the Guardians of Peace, who broke into the company's network last month and began releasing some of the over 40 terabytes of information they stole.

Following the release of sensitive emails and threats of "9/11-style" attacks on theaters showing the film, Sony backed down and canceled the film's Dec. 18 premiere in New York City, followed shortly after by the cancellation of the release entirely.

The FBI confirmed that the cy...
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'Star Trek 3' Has A New Director

December 23rd, 2014 2:00pm EST
'Star Trek 3' Hires 'Fast & Furious 6' Director Justin Lin
“Star Trek 3″ has found a new director in "Fast & Furious 6's" Justin Lin.

Lin will take over the project from Roberto Orci, who previously had signed on to direct the third installment in the "Star Trek” franchise.

The last "Star Trek" film made more than $444 million worldwide after opening to mostly positive reviews. Lin will have his hands full attempting to top that figure.

Both of the earlier films were directed by J.J. Abrams. Abrams helmed the current "Star Wars" film, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Lin comes to the franchise after helming four installments of Universal’s wildl...
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Review: Single Bad Casting Stops 'Poker Night' From Achieving Five-Star Status

December 23rd, 2014 12:20pm EST
Review: Single Bad Casting Stops 'Poker Night' From Achieving Fi
Bridging the gap between genres is a tough job for any filmmaker newbie or seasoned pro and it takes a careful hand to pull it off. But to also infuse intelligence and style to boot is a rare feat and in the case of the new slasher flick / detective story outing titled
"Poker Night" it’s a seamless and captivating blend of all of the above. Though much like it’s careful and thoughtful lead detective, filmmaker to watch Greg Francis makes one slight mistake that just stops his amazing film from achieving five-star status – more on that later.

Young Jeter is a rookie cop who has been pr...
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