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Stephen King's It

Cary Fukunaga‘s adaptation of Stephen King‘s It seemed to be making some real progress, what with Will Poulter entering talks earlier this month to play Pennywise. But now it may be deader than one of the killer clown’s victims. Fukunaga has dropped out as director, after clashing with the studio. Read up on the Cary Fukunaga It exit after the jump.  Read More »

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Jurassic World score

With Avengers and Tomorrowland now in theaters, most fans look to Colin Trevorrow for the summer’s next big blockbuster. That would be Jurassic World, opening June 12, starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, among others.

One of the many, many things that made the Steven Spielberg original such a unmitigated classic was the iconic, amazing score by John Williams. Williams was unavailable this time around (working on a small little space movie) and the task of bringing music back to the park fell to the capable baton of Michael Giacchino. The Oscar-winning composer said he’d be using some of Williams’ themes along with his own new work and you can now hear a bit of what that sounds like. Two tracks from Giacchino’s Jurassic World score are online. Listen to them below. Read More »

Dwayne Johnson shazam release date

Fans who were looking forward to Dwayne Johnson playing a comic book character were probably a little disappointed when Warner Bros. released their big, upcoming, DC schedule last year. Among all the huge movies and announcements was the fact Johnson’s Black Adam wouldn’t appear until 2019 when Shazam hit theaters.

A few months back though, Johnson suggested that release date might be moved forward and now he’s at it again. The actor believes Shazam will be released earlier than 2019. Read about the potential Shazam release date change below. Read More »

Audiences React to The Exorcist

Pretty much every genre of film is different today than it was decades ago. But the two genres that seem to suffer the most from feeling dated are horror and comedy. There are plenty of things that aren’t as scary or as funny as they were to audiences during what was then the present day. The same thing will happen with films released today as time goes on.

But thanks to the magic of video and the internet, we can take a peek through time and see what scared audiences over 40 years ago. It was the year 1973, and The Exorcist was one of the most controversial horror movies ever made. People were scared out of their minds when this movie hit theaters, passing out during screenings, leaving early because they were unable to endure the horror. And if you want to know what this phenomenon was like, a cool video has surfaced showing how people were affected by this movie. Watch audiences react to The Exorcist after the jump! Read More »

Mission: Impossible 6

Audiences won’t be feasting their eyes on Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation until July 31st, but that’s much earlier than the initial Christmas release that Paramount Pictures had planned. And in addition to being unable to wait to release the sequel in theaters, the studio is also jumping the gun on development of yet another sequel.

A new report has surfaced saying Paramount Pictures is already developing Mission: Impossible 6. At this time, no cast members are officially set to return for the sequel, but Tom Cruise will again be producing along with David Ellison and Dana Goldberg at Skydance Productions and J.J. Abrams at Bad Robot. Get more details below. Read More »

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we spend our summer vacation in France, jump over to Spain to get our heart broken, resurrect the Third Reich for funsies, glow in the saintly aura of Kid ‘n Play, and wash it down with some brew compliments of the state that’s lovingly pronounced by its ex-governor as: CAHL E FOUR KNEE UHHH.

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Best Stories of the Week

It’s that time of the week again. We’re certainly looking forward to a nice holiday weekend, and if you were too busy to stay on top of all the news this week, we’ve got a round-up of all the stories you need to catch up on.

Below you’ll find a round-up of trailers for summer movies like Pixels, sequels like The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials, and the likely awards contender Steve Jobs. We also have updates on Star Trek 3, a controversial point of view on geek culture from Simon Pegg, more Mad Max: Fury Road goodies and some Tomorrowland exploration as well. So without further adieu, let’s check out the best stories of the week. Read More »

Second Humans Teaser Trailer

Back in March, we got our first look at AMC’s forthcoming sci-fi drama series Humans. The new series is based on the Swedish show Äkta människor, or Real Humans, and takes place in a world where humanoid robot servants are helping people in their everyday life. But as we’ve seen many times before, these creations won’t stay our servants for long.

Now a better look at the forthcoming series has arrived with a little bit of footage from the show that hits AMC in June. It’s nothing we haven’t seen from similar stories before, but with a cast that includes William Hurt, Katherine Parkinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Gemma Chan and more, hopefully AMC has another hit show on their hands. Watch the second Humans teaser trailer below! Read More »

Deadpool Make a Wish

With confirmation that the eagerly anticipated big screen adaptation of Deadpool is going to be R-rated, there’s no doubt that the property isn’t the most kid-friendly comic book character. But that didn’t stop Ryan Reynolds from making a young boy’s wish come true to meet Deadpool and visit the set of the movie that’s in production in Vancouver right now.

Young Tony Acevedo was given a great gift by the Make-A-Wish Foundation when his wish was to meet Deadpool. Reynolds posted a photo to Instagram of him meeting young Acevedo, and it’s an adorable, touching moment. See the young fan’s Deadpool make a wish come true below! Read More »