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    Thanks Hollywood: Barbie, Marshmallow Peeps & 'It's A Small World' Movies In Development

    So Hollywood has decided to take the last day or so to double down on their efforts to turn every product, food or theme park attraction into a blockbuster tentpole. Out of that abyss comes a trio of projects that paint a pretty depressing portrait of what passes for creativity at the studio level.

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    Marc Webb To Direct Non-'Spider-Man' Spy Flick, Andrzej Wajda Preps Biopic & More

    At one time, Marc Webb was the guy who directed some music videos and the charming rom-com "(500) Days Of Summer." And the next thing he knew, he was caught in the web of "The Amazing Spider-Man," directing two films of the franchise so far, and recently confirmed for the third. But it looks like he...

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    Review: Robert De Niro and Michael Douglas Hash Out Their Differences In Generally Amusing Romp 'Last Vegas,' But What's the Point?

    For viewers with sophisticated taste, "Last Vegas" may invite derision for its premise alone: Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline as old buddies reunited in their senior years for a wild Las Vegas trip to celebrate one of their group's recent engagement? Feh. Yet the trut...

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    Savannah Review: 'Last Vegas' Starring Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman & Kevin Kline

    With "The Hangover" boys having seemingly exploited every debauchery laden avenue Las Vegas has to offer and then some, another party-happy movie set in the city might seem like a tired notion. Particularly when it's combined with a premise as wheezy and obvious as this, getting four older men toget...

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    A Fat Kid Gets Raised By Whales & Becomes An Olympic Swimmer In Jon Turteltaub's Ridiculous 'Beached'

    The city of London recently learned that Olympics fever is extremely infectious. Evidently said fever has managed to spread outside the U.K. and has made its way to Los Angeles, where it has found director John Turteltaub (“National Treasure”). He’s signed on to direct “Beached,” the story of a chub...

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    Jon Turteltaub To Direct 'Last Vegas' Which Is Essentially An Old Timers Version Of 'The Hangover'

    Please Let One Of Them Be Nicolas CageWhile the overseas haul of "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" helped push the movie into profitability with a $215 million worldwide take, it was pretty much a dud domestically and seems to have temporarily derailed Jon Turteltaub, who we haven't heard much of since. T...

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    'National Treasure' Director Jon Turteltaub Has Some 'Unreasonable Doubt'

    Oof, talk about a car crash of mediocrity. What happens when you pair the director of "National Treasure," "While You Were Sleeping" and "Instinct" with the writer of "Serendipity" and "A Good Year"? You're about to find out.

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