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    Nicolas Cage Will Be Playing Two Parts In 'Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance', But Won't Be Villain

    One of your most eagerly-anticipated films of 2012, if you recently suffered a significant injury to the brain, or have only ever watched films with the words "Rider" and "Ghost" in the title, is probably "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance," the sequel to the disastrous 2008 Marvel Comics adaptation ...

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    "Monsters" Unleashed.

    "Monsters" Unleashed.

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    Not Fit To Print: New 'Scream 4' Images, 'Step Up 4Ever' Announced for 2012, 'Disturbia' Suit Filed

    New 'Footloose' Images, A Miley Cyrus Film With Demi Moore Gets Picked Up By Lionsgate, An Acme Looney Tunes Spin-Off, & More Junk We Couldn't Bother Writing Full Stories AboutIt's the weekend, content dump time! We've been talking about our old "Short Cuts" franchise title which was essentially sho...

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    Michael Moore Writes A Boot to the Head Election Memo

    Michael Moore is worried--as are many Democrats--about the midterm elections Tuesday, which could return control of the House (if not the Senate) to Republicans (many of them right of center) and bring on true governmental paralysis. He'll be on Rachel Maddow Friday night on MSNBC, at 9:00pm ET/PT. ...

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    Johnny Depp Offered Lead In 'Snow White And The Huntsman'

    Tom Hardy Will Be Too Busy Being Awesome In 'The Dark Knight Rises'It speaks to how far Tom Hardy has come that his name was in the early mix for the lead in Universal's "The Snow White And The Huntsman," but the timing always seemed a little too close for comfort. The actor will be shooting "This M...

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    Happy 39th Birthday, Winona Ryder

    For the fourth time in this blog's history, I have the honor of congratulating my dear Winona Ryder on making it through another year of her conflicted fourth decade. The accidental beard of my boyhood, Ms. Ryder is 39 years old today. And once again, I plea with some casting director out there to ...

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    The Horror, The Horror: Seven Rules for Success at the Box Office

    With Halloween upon us, TOH box office analyst Anthony D'Alessandro looks at what's working--and what isn't--among horror genre titles. He finds seven often counter-intuitive rules to follow for horror success.The Paranormal Activity franchise stands as a pillar of success for horror films over the last year, reviving the genre after a recent spate of bombs (i.e. Devil, Case 39, My Soul to Take, Let Me In). What makes a horror title live or die at the B.O.? Here's a primer for horror success: 1. Realism rules: “When you touch death or visceral things like the other world, it makes people feel more alive," says Scream exec producer Harvey Wein...

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    The Rumor Mill Churns: Chris Pine As 'The Flash'?

    Or Is His Name Just On A Big Wishlist?How fast do rumors travel these days for ravenous bloggers making mountains out of molehills? Lightning quick. What is tossed off as an aside in a ScreenRant gets picked up the world round and is already building the kind of traction that makes planets spin back...

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    BAMcinématek: Kurosawa’s Samurai, Part 1. (Oct. 29th—Nov. 5th).

    Certainly more creative retrospectives could be assembled from the 30 films Akira Kurosawa made as director, but we suppose even gripping noir like "High and Low" and "Drunken Angel" don't quite carry the iconic stamp this filmmaker’s “Samurai Films” do. And so for their latest program, Brooklyn's BAMcinematek offers up all eight of 'em, providing you an opportunity to see these classics of Japanese cinema on the big screen, perhaps for the first time. The retrospective runs from Oct. 29th to Nov. 21st, and we're taking a two-part look at the films that will be featured there (coincidentally enough, news about the existence of new Kurosawa-pe...

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