Posted on Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 by David Chen
David chats with Joanna Robinson from Vanity Fair about how well True Detective treats its women. This episode SPOILS everything through Season 1 Episode 6 of True Detective. Be sure to read Emily Nussbaum on The Shallowness of True Detective, Britt Hayes on whether or not the show has a women problem, Willa Paskin on why True Detective treating its characters badly is part of the point, and Alyssa Rosenberg on that long shot.
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Posted on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 by Angie Han
Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony had no shortage of A-lister attendees, but the star who really stole the show wasn’t a celebrity at all. It was Edgar Martirosyan, a delivery guy from Big Mama’s and Papa’s Pizzeria in Hollywood.
While a typical trip for him might yield a few bucks’ tip, Matirosyan’s extra-special delivery to Hollywood’s richest and hungriest yielded an extra-special payoff on The Ellen Show this week. Watch him tell his amazing story and collect his four-figure tip after the jump.
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Want to see a trailer and more info for the new game Batman: Arkham Knight? Who’ll be the underboss to Jada Pinkett-Smith in Gotham? How is Marvel changing Age of Ultron in the comic books? What happens in the latest deleted scene from Thor: The Dark World? Did the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. producers answer fan questions? Does Stan Lee smell good? Read about all of this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Los Angeles film fans used to have two choices when they wanted to see old-school 70mm film IMAX. There was the Universal CityWalk location and The Bridge, which then became the Rave. Unfortunately, the Rave 18 was recently purchased by Cinemark and that company has “decided to go in a different direction with this auditorium,” according to IMAX. That means the AMC Universal CityWalk is the only 70mm IMAX screen left the movie capital of the world. However, that too will soon change, eventually leaving the city without a film projection IMAX theater. In its place will be a much more advanced laser projection system. Read more below. Read More »
The good, the bad and the ugly, it’s all in this edition of Sequel Bits. Below, read about the following.
- Jeff Goldblum was not asked to return for Jurassic World.
- Cabin Fever: Patient Zero will be out this summer.
- See some new character posters from How to Train Your Dragon 2.
- Will Packer and Tim Story offer up some hints on Ride Along 2.
- Listen to Optimus Prime himself, Peter Cullen, voicing new Transformers toys.
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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 get Shakespeare-d with Kevin Spacey, go on tour with our little brother, think about riding a wave or two into drought, remake a western in Asia, and roll the dice with our genetic destiny.
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Batman vs. Superman starts filming in about a month and director Zack Snyder couldn’t be happier. In a new interview, the director talks about geeking out when he’s in the same room as the new suits, and discusses the backlash over his casting decisions such as Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and Ben Affleck as Batman. Most interestingly though, he says the film “explodes” the universes of each character because they’re “not as tied to the mythology.” Read his quotes below. Read More »
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Want to see a new poster from Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Do new storybooks from the film contain spoilers? What do new Amazing Spider-Man 2 motion posters look like? How does costume designer Michael Wilkinson plan on honoring Wonder Woman in Batman vs. Superman? Does Simon Kinberg think a Fantastic Four/X-Men cross over is possible? Is there a clue to the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a new episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »