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    Box-Office: It's No 'Hunger Games,' But ‘Divergent’ Kicks Off Its Sci-Fi YA Franchise With A Healthy Number 1 Slot

    To paraphrase a salient tweet from L.A. Times writer Ben Fritz, It’s no “Hunger Games” or “Twilight,” but with a solid $56.7 million opening, the sci-fi YA adaptation “Divergent” won’t be a “Vampire Academy” or “Mortal Instruments”-type flop either. And yes, they tend to come in those black and whit...

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    Slow Box-Office Finds ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ In First Place; ‘Need For Speed’ Stalls In 3rd

    Well, this was unexpected (that is if you’re not attentively looking at Friday and Saturday numbers with a sniper’s eyes). You might think, considering the success of “The Fast & Furious” series, that something similarly adrenaline-focused like the vroom-fast “Need For Speed” film would be critic-pr...

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    Review: ‘Need For Speed’ Starring Aaron Paul, Imogen Poots & Dominic Cooper

    Engineered for maximum velocity, super-torqued hairpin turns and high-octane thrills (obviously), thanks to the likes of the “Fast & Furious,” you should know exactly what to expect from the upcoming junior series, “Need For Speed” aka “Hot Wheels: The Movie.” But if the ‘F&F’ series is often absurd...

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    'Need For Speed' Soundtrack Features Kid Cudi, Aloe Blacc & More Plus New Clip & Featurette

    Coming around the bend and heading into cinemas is "Need For Speed," and the question is whether or not the millions and millions of console fans who have spent hours tinkering with their cars and driving them on tracks around the world will get off the couch to see this. It's an eternal question th...

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    Watch: 2 New Clips From 'Need For Speed' Shift Into The Fast Lane

    We’re still a couple of weeks away from “Need For Speed,” which means we’re not yet past Disney’s marketing blitzkrieg. Clips and featurettes have rained down like so much shrapnel from exploded cars. So here are two more clips featuring leather jackets and expensive vehicles.

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    Watch: 2 More Clips & 2 Featurettes For 'Need For Speed' Shift Gears

    “Need for Speed” is on its way, and on the (w)heels of a Super Bowl spot and a slew of featurettes and clips comes... more featurettes and clips, setting up the premise (uh, driving expensive cars really fast, while a guy in a helicopter tells you where to go) and talking up the film's roots in the ...

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    Watch: 2 Clips & 2 Featurettes Hit The Road For 'Need For Speed'

    As of 2009, 140 million copies of the "Need For Speed" video game had been sold, and who knows how many countless more million units have been shifted since, but will that audience show up to see the big-screen version of their favorite pedal pushing console time waster? That's the riddle Hollywood ...

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    Watch: 'Need For Speed' Revs Up Super Bowl Spot, Extended Look & 5 Featurettes For The Film

    Aaron Paul is going from breaking bad to breaking speed limits (sorry), and trying on his franchise wings with "Need For Speed," which is using a Super Bowl ad slot to get you in the racing mood.

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    Watch: Jesse Pinkman Can't Forgive In New Trailer For 'Need For Speed'

    Yes, we know Aaron Paul has a name but let's face it, we still can't forget "Breaking Bad" and neither can most folks considering how much the "alternate ending" to the series was passed around over the weekend. So, for our purposes at the moment, "Need For Speed" stars Jesse Pinkman and once again ...

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    Watch: The Inevitable 'Breaking Bad'/'Need For Speed' Mash-Up Plus 1-Hour Vince Gilligan Masterclass

    Reader, I haven't seen the final episode of “Breaking Bad.” I haven't even seen the final season of “Breaking Bad”, or even the final episode of the first season of “Breaking Bad.” And though I have just willfully thrown away whatever Playlist cred I might ever have gained, I promise you this—I am w...

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