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How Will North Korea React To Texas Theater Showing 'Team America: World Police'?

December 18th, 2014 3:19pm EST
Team America World Police
"America, f--k yeah!" That's what a movie theater in Richardson, Texas, has to say about Sony Pictures' cancellatoin of the Dec. 25 opening of "The Interview" amidst terrorist threats, so instead Dallas/Fort Worth area moviegoers will get a free showing of Paramount's 2004 comedy "Team America World Police." Take that, North Korea!

Hackers believed to be from the country broke into Sony Pictures' network in November and began releasing gigabytes of sensitive information, including stars' salaries, unfinished scripts and employees' personal information -- including social security numbers -...
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Ryan Gage Bids Farewell To 'Hobbit'

December 17th, 2014 12:04pm EST
Ryan Gage Bids Farewell To 'Hobbit' Franchise With 'Battle Of Th
Ryan Gage is making grand moves in his career. He returns as Alfrid for the final film in the Hobbit series, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, which opens today.

Then he'll reprise his role as King Louis XIII on BBC One's The Musketeers, that launches its second season on January 2 in the UK and January 17 in the US. He's no stranger to high-profile projects and big characters.

We spoke to Ryan last week about saying goodbye to the Hobbit films and returning to The Musketeers, and how one follows up working on a massive Peter Jackson epic.

Reprising his role from The Desolation ...
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Brad Pitt & Kids Fill In For Sick Angelina Jolie

December 16th, 2014 10:42am EST
Brad Pitt, Kids Maddox, Pax & Shiloh Attend 'Unbroken' Premiere
Brad Pitt took three of his children to the Los Angeles premiere of "Unbroken" while his wife battles Chickenpox.

The actress was diagnosed with the contagious disease last week and was forced to pull out of promotional duties for the film.

Pitt stepped in for his wife on Monday, taking their three oldest children, Maddox, 13, Pax, 10, and Shiloh, 8, with him. His mother Jane also joined the group.

As for Jolie's prognosis, Pitt told E! News: "Her spirits are high... A little spotted and a little itchy, but her spirits are high."

Pitt also attended an "Unbroken" presentation for Jolie ...
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Watch An Exclusive Clip From 'The Good Lie,' Starring Reese Witherspoon

December 16th, 2014 2:48am EST
Check Out An Exclusive Clip From 'The Good Lie,' Starring Reese
"The Good Lie," starring Reese Witherspoon, is available on DVD and Blu-ray on Dec. 23.

It centers on an employment agency counselor who helps a handful of "Lost Boys" from Sudan who move to Kansas to start their lives over.

In this scene, Carrie is in the hospital, recovering from surgery. Check out the deleted scene here:
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Fans Are Turning Out In Droves For Final 'Hobbit' Film

December 15th, 2014 1:44pm EST
Hobbit Battle of Five Armies
"The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies" is killing it overseas. The film earned nearly $20 million in Germany during its five-day opening, giving the film the best opening for the franchise in the region. The last film, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" earned just $80 million in Germany, but it was still the most successful film in the territory in 2013.

The film is also doing well in Russia, marking the biggest opening there ever for a Warner Bros. film. It grossed $2.49 million on opening night, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and a total of $13.4 million for the weekend.

The ...
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'This Is Where I Leave You' Is Available On DVD & Blu-ray Dec. 16

December 14th, 2014 5:59am EST
This Is Where I Leave You
Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Kathryn Hahn, Adam Driver, Rose Byrne, Connie Britton and Dax Shepard star in "This Is Where I Leave You," in which four adult siblings come together after the death of their father.

Forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof for a week, the siblings join up with their over-sharing mother and a variety of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.

The family confrons their history and the fragile states of their relationships among the people who know and love them best, and they ultimately reconnect in oftentimes hysterical and emo...
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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Arrives On DVD & Blu-ray Dec. 16

December 13th, 2014 6:46am EST
 TMNT
In "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have complete control on everything from the police to the politicians.

The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles -- Leonardo, Raphael, Donatallo and Michaelangelo.

The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April (Megan Fox) and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick (Will Arnett) to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan.

Michael Bay ("Transformers") directs.
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Do The Right Thing'

December 12th, 2014 12:30pm EST
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SAG Awards, Golden Globes – the award nominated dramatic hits just keep on coming. So do they here as we look back at a film that tried to fight the power and change minds to boot – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is a funny, poignant, dramatic and still relevant today pot boiler that announced a unique voice on the cinematic scene. Combining humor with a serious issue like race and injecting it with a scorching style that matched the films’ hot setting and rising tensions, this was one film that anyone who saw would never forget. For all those who haven’t, it’s tim...
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Penn Badgley Talks 'PERIODS' And His Own Historical Significance

December 12th, 2014 12:03pm EST
Penn Badgley Talks 'PERIODS' And His Own Historical Significance
Gossip Girl, this is not. Penn Badgley, best known as Dan Humphrey on the upper-crust CW drama, has moved well on since that show ended two years ago and now he's cracking wise in PERIODS., the film that pokes fun at history and classic literature in every way possible.

Penn connected with us last week to give us his perspective on being a part of the unique short film series-turned-feature film, and his really epic thoughts on what he'd want his own place in history to be.

Like Willie Garson, Penn became part of the PERIODS. ensemble through a shared connection with co-creators Victor Qu...
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Names Of The New Characters In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Announced

December 11th, 2014 9:22pm EST
Kylo Ren, Poe Dameron, Rey And Finn: New Star Wars Character Nam
The names of the five new characters seen in the first teaser for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" have been revealed!

Director J.J. Abrams and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy shared the info with Entertainment Weekly in the form of the classic Topps trading cards that were produced when the very first "Star Wars" came out in 1977.

The set of cards included five different series, each with still from the film on different colored backgrounds with a caption underneath. Abrams & Kennedy used the first two series, blue and red, to make their announcement.

The two film heads used the fami...
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