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    Paul Verhoeven Says It Was "Fun" Watching The 'Total Recall' Reboot Fail

    From “Starship Troopers” to “Showgirls,” director Paul Verhoeven has always enjoyed mystifying audiences with his satirical intentions, but with his newest film “Tricked” (which screened recently at Tribeca), he let the viewers contribute to the end result. Featuring a crowd-sourced script from over...

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    2012 Movie Roles That Should Have Gone to Someone Else

    As we look back at the year in film, we find -- as always -- there's room for improvement. Often by simply replacing a lead actor, a world of difference could be made on the overall effect of the film. Films come together the way they do for a reason. Often it's more about a star's marqu...

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    Philip K. Dick Estate Gives First Look Deal to Anonymous Content & Electric Shepherd Productions; 'Ubik' in The Works with Gondry

    Anonymous Content and Electric Shepherd Productions have engaged in a first look deal with Philip K. Dick's estate to develop film and television adaptations of the author's works, which include over 120 short stories and 45 novels...

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    Exclusive: Paul Verhoeven Thought The 'Total Recall' Remake Was Too Serious, Talks 'Starship Troopers,' 'Robocop' & More

    While it's six years since we had a new feature film from Paul Verhoeven, the great Dutch director is still wielding his influence over Hollywood, even if only as a source of material. This past summer, Verhoeven's 1990 actioner "Total Recall" received the big-budget remake treatment, just as a redo...

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    Summer 2012 Wrap-Up: Which Actors, Directors & Studios Came Out On Top?

    With "The Bourne Legacy" and "The Expendables 2" landing over the last couple of weekends, we're pretty much at the tail end of the tentpole-laden summer movie season. The rest of the month finds classic late-August programmers like "Premium Rush," "The Apparition" and "The Possession" hitting theat...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'The Bourne Legacy' Unseats 'The Dark Knight Rises' With $40 Million

    And so “The Bourne Legacy” continues the 'Bourne' legacy. Tony Gilroy’s franchise revitalization, perhaps best referred to as a “sidequel” for utilizing the series’ mythology while creating its own, opens at number one this weekend, tabulating a solid $40 million in receipts. While this is significa...

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    From the Wire: Remakes Totally Recall the Greatness of Folklore

    Are remakes actually one of our civilization's "greatest achievements?"

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    Studio Weekend Box Office: 'The Dark Knight Rises' Wins the Gold Vs. New Competition UPDATED TOP TEN ANALYSIS

    Nothing could touch Chris Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" at the box office this weekend. Grosses for the top wide releases came in at about below 27% of the same weekend last year, mostly due to the ongoing impact of the Olympics. "The Rise of the Planet of the Apes" debuted that weekend, with a w...

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    Weekend Box Office: 'The Dark Knight Rises' Bats Off 'Total Recall' For Third Straight Week At The Top

    Even with its associations to the horrible disaster in Aurora, Colorado, the business being registered by “The Dark Knight Rises” has been fairly unprecedented. While it’s clear at this point it won’t match its predecessor, the zeitgeist-y “The Dark Knight,” its numbers are still poised to result in...

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    In Theaters: 'Celeste And Jesse' May Be A Romantic 'Total Recall' That Will Cause You To '360'

    Hey hey hey! The dog days of August are upon us, which means summer is both at its peak (temperature-wise) and nigh complete (vacation time-wise). There are just a few more weeks to squeeze in those action-packed, costume-rife, voice-modulator-studded blockbusters – at least until Christmas – so let...

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