Alfonso Cuaron Gravity

Best director Oscar nominee Alfonso Cuaron did a Reddit AMA Thursday, promoting his film Gravity, which is still in theaters and hits Blu-ray February 25. As tends to be the case with these, topics were all over the map, and we’ve grabbed the most interesting bits.

Among them are an alternate ending to Gravity, how he felt about scientific criticism directed toward the film, his outlook on the future of cinema, his feelings on digital formats, if he’d do a superhero movie, why he only did one Harry Potter, Guillermo del Toro’s contributions to Gravity and much more. Read the quotes below. Read More »

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IAMSORRYTOO

Shia LaBeouf would be proud of Jerry O’Connell. LaBeouf got national press Tuesday for the opening of his contemporary art installation #IAMSORRY. The “show” features LaBeouf in the paper bag he wore to the world premiere of Nymphomaniac in Berlin, sitting quietly while fans talk to him. Wednesday, in the space right next door to LaBeouf’s in West Hollywood, actor Jerry O’Connell set up #IAMSORRYTOO, which featured the Stand By Me, Jerry Maguire and Sliders star in a bag that said “Super Famous,” and willing to talk about damn near anything.  Read More »

Party Central

The next Disney/Pixar short film, Party Central, debuted at this summer‘s D23 Expo. Set in the Monsters University universe, it follows the Oozma Kappa clan as they throw a frat party. But no one shows up, and they remedy the situation by using some crazy tactics to steal a rival party.

Originally, the short was going to debut with The Good Dinosaur, but as that film has now been pushed back until 2015, Party Central (above) will now premiere with March’s Muppets Most Wanted.

Speaking of that film, you can watch a new viral video from it, jokingly showing how excited the Internet is for the next Muppet movie. Read More »

Edge of Tomorrow

We haven’t heard much from Doug Liman‘s Edge of Tomorrow since we got our first glimpse of footage at Comic-Con, but that’s changing in a big way this week. In advance of the sci-fi thriller’s first trailer release on Wednesday, Warner Bros. has launched a nifty viral campaign, and several images to go along with it.

Based on a graphic novel by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, the film centers Lt. Col. Bill Cage (Tom Cruise), who despite his lack of combat training is thrust into the middle of a war against an alien race. He dies quickly, but gets caught in a time loop that forces him to relive that same battle over and over. Emily Blunt stars as another soldier. See the new pics after the jump.

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amazong-spider-man_2-foxx

Jamie Foxx‘s turn as Electro is undoubtedly at the center of The Amazing Spider-Man 2. At every turn early in the marketing, he, Marc Webb and Andrew Garfield have hinted Max Dillon’s turn from meek Spider-Man fan to electric super-villain is what the movie is all about. And while we know something involving electricity occurs to Dillon to make him Electro (Comic-Con footage suggested eels?) we don’t know exactly what that is yet.

A new post on The Daily Bugle viral site might now shine some light on Electro’s origins. It hints at some kind of new “hydroelectric power plant” being built in New York by Oscorp. Also, the latest rumor of a subtitle for the film is The Amazing Spider-Man: Rise of Electro. Read More »

JCVD 22 Jump

With post-production in full swing on one movie, directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord are currently in-production on their next movie. That movie is 22 Jump Street, the college-based follow-up to the 2012 hit film starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. It’s scheduled for release June 13 and while a teaser trailer will likely be out before the end of the year, the directors have made even more work for themselves by crafting a viral spoof of an incredible commercial starring Jean Claude Van Damme. Check it out below. Read More »

Wonder Twins poster

Warner Bros. has something up their sleeves, but dammed if we know what it is. A poster tube has been spotted at a few major comic book stores, and in it is a very legitimate-looking poster for Wonder Twins. (The Twins are the Hanna-Barbera superhero team that’s part of the Super Friends.) The “film” stars Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis and is slated for a 2014 release. Here’s the kicker. This is not a real movie. So what the heck is the poster for and why is it arriving at comic book shops? Read More »

Venom Hobgoblin Spider-man

Here’s what we know about the bad guys in Marc Webb‘s 2014 sequel, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Jamie Foxx plays Electro in a leading role. Paul Giamatti is Rhino, in a supporting role and Chris Cooper and Dane DeHaan play Norman and Harry Osborn, who may or may not become Green Goblins. Several of those actors have also hinted that the film, which will be followed by two more sequels, is building to a Sinister Six storyline (think The Avengers of bad guys). But until we see a trailer, or more importantly the film, how far along this movie takes that idea will be up for discussion.

A viral marketing website keeps providing more clues, though. The Daily Bugle Tumblr continues to report “news” from the Spider-Man universe and in the latest post, three names are mentioned that tie directly into the histories of famous Spidey villains Venom and Hobgoblin. Read More »

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