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'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Releases New Trailers, Looks to Own the...

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes wasn't a sure thing when it hit theaters in the summer of 2011, it followed a disastrous rebooting of the Planet of the Apes franchise, starred James Franco, and was directed by a relative novice. No one knew for sure if it would work. But not only was it a hit film, but it also satisfied...

On the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Casting Break

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Today, Star Wars: Episode VII attempted to break the internet by finally releasing the casting of seven new players, and the return of the main cast, sans Billy Dee Williams' General Lando Calrissian. It's hard to argue with the talent assembled, though ultimately, what do we know?

New 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' TV Spot Shows Monkeys On Horses

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Summer is just around the corner, which means that we're edging that much closer to seeing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in theaters. Twentieth Century Fox chucked out a new television spot today, showing how far the sudden evolution of these apes has gone in between this film and Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

Peter Jackson Wraps 'The Hobbit' Films

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Peter Jackson, as you can imagine, has been rather busy lately, but recently good news has come by way of the writer-director’s Facebook page -- Yes, that’s right; that moment Lord of the Rings fans have been waiting so long for has just come another step closer - after 266 days of production that kicked off in March of 2011, both The Hobbit films have...

The Adventures of Tintin - Movie Review

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With The Adventures of Tintin, Steven Spielberg has finally decided to play with some of the newest toys of cinema, and in his first motion capture film, he revolutionizes the format. Moreso than Avatar, here Spielberg is let loose to play with the camera as he sees fit, and you can see an invigorated director who's able to stage sequences in...

The Hobbit Trailer

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Peter Jackson's The Hobbit is one of the most anticipated films of next year, but also a big question mark. Now, there's a trailer. The new film stars Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins, with many returning cast members from the Lord of the Rings films, including Ian McKellan, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis and Cate Blanchett. And this...

Quick Look: The Adventures of Tintin

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Last night the AFI festival hosted the first public screening of director Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin. Or, that is to say, the first public screening in America - the film has been open outside of the U.S. for more than a month, and has already made over $100 Million internationally.  Spielberg's first animated/motion-captured film, it stars Jamie...

New Rise of the Planet of the Apes Teaser Sells the Movie

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One of the most exciting-looking movies of the summer is Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Though 20th Century Fox hasn't always treated the franchise with respect - either in the original run or in it's re-imagined Tim Burton fiasco - but the story is durable because man's relationship to nature and meddling scientists are an evergreen subject. Now there's a new teaser...

Andy Serkis to Direct Second Unit on The Hobbit

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Though he'd been acting before, Andy Serkis made a name for himself with the motion capture performance in the Lord of the Rings films. Since then he's become one of the leading motion-capture actors, and has been constantly working. But besides reprising his role as Gollum in the upcoming Hobbit movies, he'll be serving as a second unit...

Andy Serkis Returning For The Hobbit!

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A very important part of The Hobbit has been finalized: the return of Gollum. The character was played by Andy Serkis in the original Lord of the Rings and according to Deadline, he's back! He'll join several other LOTR alums including Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, and Cate Blanchett in the production.

UK Burke and Hare Trailer With Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis

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A UK trailer has been released for John Landis' big screen comeback Burke & Hare.  The director hasn't helmed a theatrical film in years, and he's finally decided to make a come back with this horror comedy starring Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis. Check it out...

First Photos: Scream 4's Ghostface, Andy Serkis in Rise of the Apes

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A couple new photos have surfaced from two established film franchises. The first one is from the set Scream 4 and it features the masked killer, Ghostface. We haven't seen him in a decade and now he's back to slicing and dicing as usual. Then there's a shot of James Franco, Freida Pinto, and Andy Serkis filming the Planet of the...

Andy Serkis To Play Main Monkey in Rise of the Apes

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Whenever a CGI creature is one of the central characters in a film there's only man capable of bringing them to life -- Andy Serkis! The actor who played Gollum in The Lord of the Rings has landed a new gig as the "main ape" in the Planet of the Apes prequel, Rise of the Apes. According to 20th Century Fox, he's...

Early Poster for John Landis' Burke and Hare

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We're really looking forward to John Landis' adaptation of Burke and Hare. Not just because of Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis but because it marks Landis' return to feature films. He's been away for too long and it's time for him to get back to his roots, horror and comedy! Over at /Film, they've gotten a hold of an early poster for the film that features the title...

Andy Serkis Replaces Tennant in Burke and Hare

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We should have known that it was too good to be true. Our favorite "Dr. Who," David Tennant will no longer star in the upcoming dark comedy, Burke & Hare. It's the first film that director John Landis has helmed in what seems like forever and it originally had Tennant starring opposite Simon Pegg. If that wasn't a recipe for greatness I don't know what is....

Guillermo del Toro Talks Hobbit and Frankenstein Casting

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Busy director, producer, and writer Guillermo del Toro recently opened up about a few of his most high profile projects. According to MovieFone del Toro gave up some goodies regarding his Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit, and his horror adaptation Frankenstein. It's usually like pulling teeth to...

Review: Inkheart

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Remember after school reading programs? The annual book fair, or dare I say the “Bookmobile?” After watching Lain Softley’s adaptation of Cornelia Funke’s novel Inkheart, that’s all I could think of. With a story submerged in children’s literature, it’s easy to feel as if you’re being held captive in a library instead of a theater. Inkheart...