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TRAILER: Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday

From PeeWee.com: The new film stars the beloved fun-loving hero of TV, stage and film, ME!! In Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, a fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires me to take my first-ever holiday in this epic story of friendship and destiny. The film stars me (!), Joe Manganiello (True Blood, Magic Mike XXL), Jessica Pohly (Stalker), Alia Shawkat (Arrested ...

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TRAILER: Neighbors 2

Variety recaps: Onetime enemies Zac Efron and Seth Rogen team up in the first trailer for “Neighbors 2” to wage war against a common foe: a sorority. The trailer for “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” released by Universal on Tuesday, finds Rogen’s Mac Radner and Rose Byrne’s Kelly Radner facing off against new neighbors, Kappa Kappa Nu, as they expect their ...

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Benghazi Flick Flops At Box Office

Director Michael Bay’s 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi turned in a middling-poor performance at the box office this weekend, finishing fourth with an estimated gross of $16M, less than half of the $35M brought in by the top grossing Ride Along 2. Movie sites are falling over each other today trying to figure out what went wrong, especially ...

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TRAILER: 10 Cloverfield Lane

Via the Guardian: A surprise trailer for a sequel to Cloverfield has launched, causing frenzied speculation online. 10 Cloverfield Lane, directed by Dan Trachtenberg, was previously known as both Valencia and The Cellar and thought to be a short film. But to the surprise of audiences, a trailer revealed on 14 January – attached to prints of Michael Bay’s 13 ...

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2016 Oscar Nominations Announced

The Revenant led this morning’s 2016 Oscar nominations with 12 nods. At age 25, Jennifer Lawrence became the youngest to win a fourth nomination. From the Washington Post: The nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced Thursday morning. In acting categories, many of the same stars who were honored during the Golden Globes on Sunday were nominated, including Brie ...

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Actor Alan Rickman Dies At Age 69

The Guardian reports: Alan Rickman, one of the best-loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years, has died in London aged 69. His death was confirmed on Thursday by his family. Rickman had been suffering from cancer. A star whose arch features and languid diction were recognisable across the generations, Rickman found a fresh legion of ...

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TRAILER: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi

Indie Wire recaps: Tackling a subject that has been political fodder for a good chunk of the year, John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, Toby Stephens, David Giuntoli, James Badge Dale, Max Martini and David Costabile, are the men enlisted for [director Michael] Bay’s version of the tale, which he insists will be an “in-depth look at what’s going on inside that ...

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Ricky Gervais Riffs On Caitlyn Jenner And Sean Penn In Golden Globes Awards Opening [VIDEO]

The Guardian: ‘I’m going to be nice tonight’ promises Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais in his opening speech at this year’s ceremony in Los Angeles. The actor, comedian and Hollywood bête noire left the film and television industries’ biggest stars gasping in shock, delight and discomfort as he poked fun at everyone from Caitlyn Jenner to Jennifer Lawrence to Roman ...

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TRAILER: Elvis & Nixon

This actually looks pretty good. Via Indie Wire: How do you make an entire movie about a one-day visit to the White House by an aging rock n’ roll icon and the Commander-In-Chief of the U.S.? Well, that’s what filmmaker Liza Johnson tries to pull off in “Elvis & Nixon,” the true story of the morning of December 21, 1970, ...

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TRAILER: Viva

Clip recap: VIVA stars Héctor Medina as Jesus, a young hairdresser working at a Havana nightclub that showcases drag performers, who dreams of being a performer himself. Encouraged by his mentor, Mama (Luis Alberto García), Jesus finally gets his chance to take the stage. But when his estranged father Angel (Jorge Perugorría) abruptly reenters his life, his world is quickly ...

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Star Wars Closes In On All-Time US Record

Some time this week it’s likely that Star Wars will become the #1 domestic grossing film of all time. The Associated Press reports: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” marched confidently into the new year, raking in an additional $88.3 million over the New Year’s weekend and topping the box office for a third week, according to studio estimates Sunday. In ...

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Of Oz The Wizard [VIDEO]

Here’s the full Wizard Of Oz, but re-edited to present every word of dialogue in alphabetical order. The title is a clue to how things go. More than a little hypnotic, although I admit my eyes were crossing by the letter “F.” Spoiler: The movie ends with “zipper.”

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Star Wars Hits $1 Billion Gross

Via the Associated Press: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has reached $1 billion at the box office, achieving the milestone with record-setting hyper speed. The Walt Disney Co. said “The Force Awakens” crossed the billion-dollar mark Sunday, accomplishing the feat in just 12 days. The previous movie to reach $1 billion the fastest was Universal’s “Jurassic World,” which did it ...

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TRAILER: Deadpool

Via The Verge: It’s Christmas Day and Deadpool is celebrating in red and green. A new full-length Deadpool trailer gives us a closer look at Colossus and all the violent and bloody action you’d expect. If you want all the swearing and blood spatters then pick the red band version, or there’s a green band version that’s a little more ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #138 [VIDEO]

“Barbara Stanwyck and George Brent make holiday sparks fly when they begin a controversial romance in Curtis Bernhardt’s MY REPUTATION (1946). Stanwyck plays a newly widowed woman with two teenage boys, who meets a handsome Major on a skiing trip and much to the dismay of her friends and family, falls in love and must choose between her happiness and ...

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TRAILER: I Saw The Light

Via Coming Soon: I Saw The Light is the story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health. Written and directed by Marc Abraham, I Saw The Light ...

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TRAILER: 4th Man Out

This was a big winner at film festivals earlier this year. Clip recap: Evan Todd (“Switched at Birth”) stars as Adam, a small-town, blue-collar mechanic who likes beer and hockey but surprises his buddies when he tells them he’s gay. Well meaning but perhaps fated to trip over themselves, hilarity ensues when said buddies all try to help Adam find ...

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Stormtroopers Flank White House Press Secretary

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest exited the briefing room this afternoon flanked by two stormtroopers, much to the delight of Twitter’s wingnuts, many of whom correctly noted that stormtroopers are the bad guys in Star Wars. The stunt was part of tonight’s screening of The Force Awakens at the White House.

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First Wives Club Cast To Reunite

People reports: Nearly 20 years after The First Wives Club, Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton and Bette Midler are together again! The ladies are reuniting for a new Netflix feature film Divanation, according to Deadline. The comedy will tell the story of “members of a once-popular singing group forced to reconnect after their volatile split and 30 year estrangement.”

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TRAILER: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Five million views overnight. Via Wired: Oh, you thought you were free of the wizarding world of Harry Potter? Ho ho! Not so fast, my friend. The long-marinating prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will arrive next fall. Accio, franchise! Fantastic Beasts (a title that we’ll shorten, rather than acronym as FBAWTFT, because the latter looks like an ...

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