If you’re like me, you’ve had the DVD for Paul Thomas Anderson‘s Magnolia for over a decade. The film was released 1999 and the DVD arrived a year later. And while it was kind of bare bones in terms of extras, one extra was simply stunning. It’s called That Moment, and is a 72 minute diary/documentary by Mark Rance about the making of the film.

On its own, that’s not really a huge deal. Making of documentaries on DVDs are a dime a dozen. But for a filmmaker like Paul Thomas Anderson, it’s a massive deal. This, and the director commentaries on the Boogie Nights DVD, are a film fan’s best resource into the brain of the shy filmmaker.

So why are we talking about this in 2014? While That Moment has obviously been available for almost 15 years on DVD, it wasn’t readily available online. That’s now changed. Below, watch the entire Magnolia documentary That Moment. Read More »

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The creepy, haunted doll from The Conjuring is about to be the star of her own movie. Annabelle is a spin-off featuring the doll that ended up in the home museum of Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) in The Conjuring. But like the rest of the events of that film, the doll has a real-world basis, and this October we’ll see some of it translated to film.  Read More »

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve been craving a good tornado movie. Not something dumb with sharks or whatever, but something that at least tries to be realistic and scary. That craving is so bad, I get legitimately excited when Twister is on TV. Well, thank the clouds, New Line’s upcoming tornado film Into the Storm is almost here.

Directed by Steven Quale (Avatar), it stars Richard Armitage (The Hobbit) and Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead) in the story of what happens to a small town when one of the worst storms ever hits. It opens August 8 and you can get a great look at the scope of the carnage in this new trailer. Watch the latest Into the Storm trailer below. Read More »

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Jason Blum‘s impressive run as a producer continues. The Paranormal Activity producer has also been behind films such as Insidious, The Conjuring, and The Purge. Now New Line wants in on the action that other studios have enjoyed in the past few years. Blum’s new found footage horror Superstition, which is being called a new take on stuff like I Know What You Did Last Summer, has been picked up by New Line. Read More »

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New Line Cinema has released a new poster for Dumb and Dumber To which features the return of the dog-themed Shaggin’ wagon van from The Farrelly Brothers’ 1994 comedy classic. Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels also make an appearance as Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne, sticking their heads out of the window as the iconic Mutt Cuts van jumps over a hill on what can only be, another fun adventure.

The first trailer for Dumb and Dumber To will debut Tuesday, June 10th on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. I loved the original Dumb & Dumber, so I’m excited to see what this sequel will bring. We will post that when it hits the interwebs. See the full Dumb and Dumber To poster after the jump.

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Two big Stephen King books — big both in reputation, and in page count — have long been in development at Warner Bros. One is The Stand, which after cycling through a few different filmmakers has Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) set to write and direct. The other is It, and we haven’t heard much about that in the past couple years. In 2012 Cary Fukunaga was set to adapt and direct, before he broke into the mainstream with True Detective. Fukunaga seems to be still attached, but now the film is moving from Warner Bros. to the WB holding New Line.

While the label shift may not seem like a big deal, New Line is going to be more explicitly focused on horror moving forward. This raises hopes that we’ll get an R-rated version of It. Read More »

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For a long time, the buddy action comedy was almost exclusively a male thing. Then, last summer, Paul Feig made The Heat and proved to Hollywood that a team of two women could be just as awesome and profitable. Next Summer we’re getting a similar movie.

Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara are set to co-star in a buddy action comedy formerly called Don’t Mess With Texas. It’s currently untitled. Anne Fletcher (The Guilt Trip, The Proposal) will direct from a script by David Feeney and John Quaintance. Filming starts this month and it’ll be released May 8, 2015. Read more about the Reese Witherspoon Sofia Vergara movie below. Read More »

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After putting in her time with the Barden Bellas, Rebel Wilson will be reporting for duty to the the U.S. military. The Aussie actress is attached to star in Private Benjamin, New Line’s remake of the 1980 comedy starring Goldie Hawn. Hit the jump for more details on the new version.

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