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DVD and Blu-ray Picks for April 15 - 21

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The biggest releases this week is one of this winter’s biggest Oscar also-rans and one of January’s biggest hits. On top of which, Universal is releasing some great catalog titles.

'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty': New Extended Trailer Shows The Extent Of...

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We're right at the end of the year, which means that there's one last push of movies that will be making their way into theaters within a matter of days. One of them that's caught the public's general interest is Ben Stiller's re-imagined take on The Secret Life of WalterMitty, due out in theaters this Christmas Day, but it's not until now that we've been...

'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' Trailer: Ben Stiller Does The Big...

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Every so often, a movie star has to tackle old Hollywood standby, the Big Hollywood Life Lesson Movie About How Dreams Always Come True And Life Is An Ineffable Adventure (Even Though In The Real World It’s Mostly Paying Bills And Watching Some TV Shows And Sleeping A Lot, With A Few Good Parties Here And There), even though, most of the time, these films are both gratingly...

Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Goes for the Melancholy

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Ben Stiller is unquestionably capable of making great art. From films like The Royal Tennenbaums to the more recent Greenberg, he's willing to try different things, be unlikeable, and work with great material. Unfortunately that doesn't always pay the bills so he's also the captain of the Meet the...

'Arrested Development' Brings Ben Stiller Back

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Arrested Development, the little show that triumphed over cancellation and is returning to Netflix this May, has had no problems getting high profiles guests to either do their first appearance or return to the show. People like Henry Winkler, Terry Crews, Kristen Wiig and Seth Rogen have all done parts in the new season. Now it's been announced that Ben Stiller is...

Blu-ray and DVD Picks for November 13 - 20

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Brave is hitting DVD and Blu-ray the week, which is probably the biggest title of the new releases, as are two of the summer’s misfires, but the biggest title is Lawrence of Arabia, and it’s fair to say they don’t get much bigger.

The Watch: Movie Review

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Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn return to familiar territory in The Watch. The actors, who've co-starred in several films including 2004's Dodgeball are back for another juvenile comedy. The film is directed by Akiva Schaffer (Hot Rod) and centers on a group of unsuspecting members of a local...

Interview: Ben Stiller on 'The Watch,' Aliens, and Running Like Tom Cruise

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This weekend, Ben Stiller bites off more than he can chew. In his latest film, he plays the head of a neighborhood watch that stumbles across an extraterrestrial invasion. Stiller reunites with Vince Vaughn (Dodgeball) and Jonah Hill (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian) alongside newcomer Richard...

Ben Stiller Says 'Zoolander 2' Not Ready Yet

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When Zoolander was released in 2001, it was on September 28 - mere days after 9/11. It did okay business theatrically, but on home video it became a cult favorite, and its fanbase has grown to include names like Terrence Malick. For a while now, Director/writer/star Ben Stiller and writer Justin Theroux have talked about doing a follow up, but it won't be hitting...

Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn Interested in 'Anchorman 2' Return

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Saturday, Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn headlined a press conference for their new film, The Watch. It's just the latest in a slew of movies they both star in. Back in 2004, they appeared in the comedy Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, and with its sequel on the way, we had to know: Will they return?

Watch a Clip from 'The Watch'

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Is it fair to call 2012's summer a bust so far? Realistically, Wednesday was the first real day of summer, but movies have been putting out summer blockbusters for nearly two months. One of the brightest spots remaining is The Watch, which stars Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill, Vince Vaughn and Richard Ayoade. And they've just released a clip from it. Check it out...

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted: Movie Review

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After being shipped from New York to Madagascar, and then leaving Madagascar only to end up in Africa, Alex the lion (voiced by Ben Stiller), Marty the zebra (Chris Rock), Melman the giraffe (David Schwimmer) and Gloria the hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) have a new game plan for getting home: Joining the circus. Will it get them back to America? This third entry in the franchise is easily the best...

Ben Stiller Returns to TV in All Talk

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The line between being a huge star on the small screen and big screen keeps getting blurred, and eventually it seems it won't exist. Or at least that's the way it seems when Ben Stiller agrees to star in an HBO show. But - working with Scott Rudin - Deadline Hollywood reports that Stiller will be starring, producing and directing in the HBO show All Talk, with Alan...

Tower Heist: Movie Review

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Tower Heist – Ben Stiller, Matthew Broderick, Michael Pena, Casey Affleck, and Eddie Murphy
Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy join forces in Brett Ratner's new action comedy, Tower Heist. It's about a heist that takes place at a Tower – Donald Trump's tower in Manhattan, to be exact. Stiller is the head of a talented ensemble which includes the likes of Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick, Stephen Henderson, Michael Peña and Gabourey Sidibe. In Tower...

Ben Stiller Ain't Afraid of No Rentaghost

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Though he's got a full plate, it appears that Ben Stiller has signed on for 20th Century Fox's Rentaghost. Though no director is currently attached, it appears Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garrant (the scribes of Stiller's Night at the Museum movies) have been hired to get a working draft in order - according to Deadline Hollywood. The film...

Tower Heist to hit VOD Three Weeks After Theatrical Release

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Ben Stiller, Matthew Broderick, Michael Pena, Casey Affleck and Eddie Murphy in Tower Heist
The L.A. Times has a story about how Tower Heist, the Brett Ratner-directed, Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy comedy will be hitting VOD in two markets for $60 a pop three weeks after it hits theaters. We recently wrote about how 8 Ways Television has changed, and this may be a part of that evolution. But what does this mean for theatrical distribution?

Tower Heist Trailer Looks Like a Con Job

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Ben Stiller, Matthew Broderick, Michael Pena, Casey Affleck and Eddie Murphy in Tower Heist
The Heist movie genre is filled with a number of great films, and usually a solid premise. Enacting a plan and following through - regardless of the unforseen complications - is inherently gripping, whether it's perpetrated by heroes or anti-heroes. But Ben Stiller, Matthew Broderick, Michael Pena, Casey Affleck, Gabourey Sidibe and Eddie Murphy in the Tower Heist...