Movies

Director releases first photo of Ben Affleck as Batman

Meet your new Dark Knight, Gotham City! One day after teasing fans with a partial photo of the redesigned Batmobile, Batman vs. Superman director Zack Snyder gave DC Comics fans an even better treat — the first picture of Ben…

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Jamie Foxx describes his ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ villain Electro

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) –Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx says he approached the villain he plays in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as a fanatical fan, who becomes enraged when he thinks his hero has rejected him. In the film, Foxx…

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‘Frozen’ leads DVD and Blu-ray sales charts

LOS ANGELES, May 12 (UPI) –Disney’s animated blockbuster Frozen, featuring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell as sister princesses, is No. 1 on the DVD and Blu-ray sales roster in the United States, Rentrak announced Monday. Coming in at No. 2…

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Channing Tatum confirmed as ‘Gambit’ in future ‘X-Men’ movies

LOS ANGELES, May 13 (UPI) –Channing Tatum has been confirmed to play the role of Gambit in future X-men flims. The producer of the films, Lauren Shuler Donner, recently revealed that Tatum would be her ideal choice to play the…

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Carrie Fisher has lost 40 pounds preparing for ‘Star Wars’ sequel

LOS ANGELES, May 12 (UPI) —Debbie Reynolds says her daughter — actress and author Carrie Fisher — has lost 40 pounds in preparation for her role in Star Wars: Episode VII. “She’s very excited about it,” Reynolds told TV’s Extra.…

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Movie Review: Suburban warfare gets ugly, and funny, in ‘Neighbors’

Neighbors is the Animal House for an era in which food fights seem quaint. The outrageous antics of the fraternity fronted by the swaggering Teddy (Zac Efron) are more about fashioning plaster casts of their penises, than donning togas. Forget…

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt ‘Thinking About’ On-Screen Reunion

Angelina Jolie says she plans to cut back on movie roles to concentrate on her humanitarian work, though she is mulling an onscreen reunion with partner Brad Pitt. Attending a Kensington Palace costume event for her new Disney movie “Maleficent”…

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‘Spring Breakers’ sequel in the works

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) — A sequel for the 2012 dramedy Spring Breakers is in the works and will make its debut in the upcoming Cannes Film Festival. Wild Bunch and Muse Productions will produce Spring Breakers: The Second…

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‘Divergent’ earns $250M at the global box office

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 5 (UPI) — The action-adventure flick Divergent has crossed the $250 million mark at the worldwide box office, Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment announced Monday. Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Ashley Judd, the film has…

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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ releaes new movie trailer

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) — Paramount Pictures has released a new version of their first trailer for the upcoming flick Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles featuring new footage from the film and a first look at all four turtles. Megan…

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