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Ender's Game: Movie Review

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Ender's Game has always been one of those science fiction novels that's miraculously stood the test of time, being read by multiple generations and loved for its complex characters and intriguing themes. After so many years in waiting, audiences are given the cinematic equivalent of the Orson Scott Card novel, but a slightly more skeletal version than what many were...

Interview: Asa Butterfield and Hailee Steinfeld Talk 'Ender's Game'

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Ender's Game is a movie that's been years in the making. We're at the eve of its release and with that comes heaps of anticipation for the cinematic version of Orson Scott Card's popular novel. It took a lot of hard work, but none of it would have been possible without the main cast, particularly Ender himself, played by Asa Butterfield. He stars...

'Ender's Game' New Trailer: Kids Vs. Aliens Vs. Grumpy Harrison Ford

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Though the basic plot of Orson Scott Card’s 1979 novel, Ender’s Game, reads like the basic plot summary of any cheesy modern Young Adult novel in which a young teen is suddenly thrust into terrifying sci-fi or horror events and must look deep within him or herself in order to find the strength to save civilization, the novel itself is a highly decorated and deeply...

Comic-Con 2013: 'Ender's Game' Cast Sticks Up For Film Amidst Card...

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The cast of Ender's Game appeared at this year's Comic-Con to talk about the task of bringing the beloved book to life. Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, and director Gavin Hood gave insight into their experience adapting this classic tale. Veteran Ford also discussed his journey through sci-fi and emphasizes how Ender's...

Comic-Con 2013: 'Ender's Game' To Wow With Hall H Panel And Fan Exhibit

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There are a lot of people who've read the young adult sci-fi novel Ender's Game that are naturally pumped up for the upcoming movie. Then there are those who happen to be fans of the book and are going to this year's San Diego Comic-Con. Those fans are in luck since they'll be spoiled not only by the cool panel in Hall H but the intriguing fan experience that'll be...

'Ender's Game' First Still: Harrison Ford Dresses Down Young Ender

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Though the book was written in 1985, everything about Ender's Game sounds perfect for the modern movie landscape. A young protagonist with a special gift is forced into service to defend the world. On top of which, he's got a stupid, futuristic-sounding name. Katniss Everdeen, prepare to meet your match in Ender Wiggin

Gavin Hood Interested in Directing Magneto?

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Gavin Hood, is the award winning director who brought us the steaming pile of film entitled X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Even though his last encounter with the comic book franchise was lackluster, that hasn't stopped him from showing interest in another Marvel property, Magneto. According to MTV, Hood is smitten by the metal messiah and...

Wolverine Review

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In many ways this review is the exact opposite of my Star Trek review. I really wanted to like X-Men Origins: Wolverine. When I walked out the theater, I liked the film, but as time went on, I kept finding more problems with it. I like the X-Men series, the earlier films were (for the most part) were entertaining, and the character of...

Interview With the Cast of X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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Here it is! The X-Men Origins: Wolverine press conference, with Gavin Hood, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Will.i.iam, Lynn Collins, and Taylor Kitsch. Overall, everyone was in good spirits, happy to be promoting a film that deserves to...

Gavin Hood Talks Endings and Leak at Wolverine Screening

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Director Gavin Hood made an appearance at one of the early press screenings for his upcoming X-Men Origins: Wolverine. As you can expect the director appeared in front of the audience with a heavy heart when discussing the highly publicized leak that...

Final Trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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The final trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine has just been released! For the most part the trailer shows footage that we've already seen, mixed with a couple unfamiliar action sequences. There are a few shots of a young Cyclops that weren't in the first, and more fight footage with Gambit, Deadpool, and of course Wolverine. After watching the trailer I've learned...

Jackman Tells ScreenCrave Wolverine is Character Driven Movie

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Today at a press conference for Australia, Hugh Jackman (aka People Magazine's "Sexiest Man of the Year"), talked about working with Director Gavin Hood on Wolverine. Although the film is based on the X-Men Sci-fi fantasy, Hugh says that the film will be focusing on the development of the character. When asked about shooting the...