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    Review: Godzilla’ Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston & Elizabeth Olsen

    Popular culture has obviously changed dramatically since 1954 when Toho Studios released Ishirō Honda’s inaugural kaiju movie, “Godzilla.” Originally a horror/science-fiction movie, “Godzilla” and the subsequent Toho Studio movies (all 28 of them), were never really big on character. Various scienti...

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    Watch: Hunt For 'Godzilla' With 5 New Clips From The Monster Movie

    Do you hear that in the distance? Do sense something uneasy in the air? Can you feel the ground moving beneath your feet? That's Warner Bros. "Godzilla" making a steady path to theatres in two weeks time, and the anticipation is building, with five new clips from the movie arriving to raise the hair...

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    Watch: Fantastic, Hair-Raising New Trailer For 'Godzilla'

    Sorry, "X-Men: Days Of Future Past," "Guardians Of The Galaxy," "Edge Of Tomorrow," "Transformers: Age Of Extinction," "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and whatever other summer blockbuster is coming around the corner—in terms of crafting genuine excitement, "Godzilla" has you beat. And you don't need to ...

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    Watch: New Full-Length 'Godzilla' Trailer Rises Out Of The Ocean

    "The great thing with a project like 'Godzilla' is that when you’re doing a movie like this that involves a monster that’s so beloved, you suddenly get access to the greatest visual artists out there working today. So I was very lucky in terms of that," director Gareth Edwards told Bloody Disgusting...

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    Matthew McConaughey & Ken Watanabe Join Gus Van Sant’s ‘Sea Of Trees’

    The McConaissance continues! But perhaps we should stop being surprised at the choices Matthew McConaughey is making and just accept that he's no longer the shirtless himbo you thought he was. Now focused on interesting work with top tier talent, even when the actor has gone for a blockbuster, it's ...

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    Venice Review: Japanese Remake Of Clint Eastwood's 'Unforgiven' Starring Ken Watanabe

    Lord knows that, over the years, Hollywood has plundered its fair share of Japanese cinema. From the appropriation of "Godzilla," "Seven Samurai" turning into "The Magnificent Seven," to the long run of J-horror re-dos, to—only last week—the announcement of a DreamWorks version of Cannes film "Like ...

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    TIFF: 3 Clips From 'Unforgiven' Starring Ken Watanabe Ride Into Town

    “Very impressive. I am beyond contented. I feel the beginning of a new era for Japanese cinema,” original "Unforgiven" director Clint Eastwood said in a statement to Ken Watanabe about the upcoming Japanese-language remake of his western classic. Undoubtedly, he's happy with what filmmaker Lee Sang-...

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    Watch: New Trailer For Japanese Remake Of Clint Eastwood's 'Unforgiven' Starring Ken Watanabe

    For every rule, there is an exception, and while we generally approach remakes with severe caution, in this case, we have to admit that we're pretty curious. Granted, topping Clint Eastwood's excellent 1992 western “Unforgiven”—winner of four Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director—is not re...

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    John C. Reilly Confirmed For Role In 'Guardians Of The Galaxy,' Joe Cornish Reportedly Shortlisted For 'Star Trek 3' & More

    “Guardians of the Galaxy” is over a year away from its planned release date and filming is set to get underway very soon. So far, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Michael Rooker, Ophelia Lovibond and Lee Pace are all planned to appear in the Marvel film, but it’s this latest piece of casting...

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    Ken Watanabe Joins 'Godzilla' As Production Starts, Juliette Binoche Confirmed

    ...and just like that, Warner Bros. has announced that production has started today on "Godzilla," with the studio, filmmakers and everyone else keeping a tight lock and seal over details or anything else concerning the production. But the press release did offer up a couple more eyebrow raising bit...

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