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    Watch: Max Landis Criticizes Carnage In 'Man Of Steel,' Compares Movie To 'Transformers 3' & 'Avengers'

    While "Man Of Steel" will unquestionably be a financially successful reboot of the Superman franchise -- in ten days it has passed the $200 million domestic take of "Superman Returns" -- opinions are still split among critics, general audiences and fanboys as to whether or not the superhero was done...

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    Oh Dad, You Don't Know Nuthin! Max Landis Says 'Chronicle 2' Not Troubled; Still In Development

    You've got to love the teenager who puts his out-of-touch dad on blast. OK, that's not exactly the deal, but it's what this story comically reminds us of. It starts with Dad, venerable '80s filmmaker John Landis ("The Blues Brothers," "Trading Places," Michael Jackson's iconic "Thriller" video), say...

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    'Chronicle' Writer Max Landis To Make Directorial Debut With 'Me Him Her'

    Max Landis is one of the most promising rising stars in Hollywood right now, and thankfully that doesn’t seem to have anything to do with the 27 year-old trading on his father’s name. Landis got himself a whole heap of positive attention thanks to his brilliant script for this year&rsquo...

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    John Landis Says Fox Doesn't Love Max Landis' 'Chronicle 2' Script, His Paris-Set Monster Movie Is Dead For Now & Talks Hardships Of 'American Werewolf'

    While much has been said about Universal Studios not having a standout year at the box office, or at least one befitting of the landmark studio's 100th Anniversary this year, you’d barely be able to tell by the rate at which they’re celebrating. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS...

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    Vertigo Comic 'Midnight, Mass.' Heads To NBC & Fox Picks Up Max Landis Superhero Series 'Vigilant'

    As we mentioned yesterday, superheroes and comics on the small screen are only going to keeping coming, and NBC and Fox both have projects in the works hoping to get geeks to tune in each week.

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    'Chronicle' Scripter Max Landis (John's Son) Will Write Action Series 'Vigilant' For Fox

    Written by Max Landis (the son of John Landis) and directed by first-timer Josh Trank, found-footage film "Chronicle" was one of the year's early, pleasant surprises, both with critics and at the box office.

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    Max Landis Talks 'Chronicle 2': Says Josh Trank Unlikely To Direct, Matt Will Return

    It would seem with the glut of superhero movies it's becoming increasingly challenging to tell the story of someone possessing great powers and learning how to deal with them in a fresh and original way, but writer Max Landis and director Josh Trank did just that with "Chronicle." The ...

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    Watch: Miles Fisher Returns For 'Pinkberry' Followup 'Staff Meeting: The Movie' With Charlize Theron, Shawn Levy & Max Landis

    Do you remember "Pinkberry: The Movie"? No? Well, you can watch it below, but it was a viral video made a couple years back featuring Miles Fisher as a powerful executive at the agency WME imploring his employees to come up with the next wave movie idea. The result? That's right, a mov...

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    Max Landis Returns To Write 'Chronicle 2'

    It has been a good week for the filmmakers behind the found footage hit "Chronicle." Just yesterday, it was reported that director Josh Trank was talking with Sony about doing their "Spider-Man" spinoff "Venom" and now another good piece of news has arrived. Screen...

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    Short Starts: Watch "Ghost Closet '07" - Written by "Chronicle" Screenwriter Max Landis

    Short Starts is a column devoted to kicking off the week with a short film, typically one tied to a new release. Today we look at an earlier film by screenwriter Max Landis, who wrote "Chronicle."

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