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DVD and Blu-ray Picks For March 4 - 10

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It’s like they knew! This week’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases is bringing best picture winner 12 Years a Slave to shelves fresh off its win. Whether that means a better special edition is released in a couple months is unknown, but seems likely.

Oldboy: Movie Review

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Remaking Park Chan-wook's Oldboy was a no-win proposition. For the dedicated fans, it could never be good enough, while the title doesn't exactly have name brand value. To salve some fanboys complaints, Spike Lee was brought in to direct, and Josh Brolin stars in this Americanized adaptation that may not live up to the original, but does offer some modest pleasures...

Interview: Josh Brolin on 'Oldboy'

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Josh Brolin knows he’s lucky. For whatever reason in 2007, his career went from playing hunky guys and small parts to starring in films like No Country for Old Men. Since then he’s become one of the most dependably great actors out there, and enlivens whatever he’s involved in. for Spike Lee’s Oldboy, his character Joe Doucett must go from a flabby...

New 'Oldboy' Remake Pictures Hints At Cool Scenes From The Original

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There's always a twinge of nervousness that fans of an original movie have when they see more information pop up on the impending remake. Will it be just another carbon copy remake of the original, or will it be more of it's own being, in some ways creatively separating itself from it's first incarnation? With the new batch of pictures that have popped up for Spike Lee's interpretation...

'Superman Vs. Batman': Ryan Gosling In Consideration For Batman

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Well, considering the fact that just about every viable Hollywood leading man is now in the running to portray Batman/ Bruce Wayne in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel (provisionally titled Superman Vs. Batman), it was only a matter of time before the onus fell unto Ryan Gosling, right?

'Superman Vs. Batman': Josh Brolin Or Jon Hamm To Play An Older, More...

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Now that we know that the long-fabled Superman Vs. Batman film is indeed happening in the form of a sequel to Man of Steel, the inevitable rumor-mongering has begun: just who will be playing the newest incarnation of the Batman?  In the past 30 years alone we’ve had only four live action Batman actors: Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, and Christian...

Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Remake Gets A Bizarre Poster, Trailer Arrives...

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The first poster for Spike Lee's remake of Oldboy is really something special. What we get is an incredibly young-looking Josh Brolin (he's really 45) emerging from an antique chest in the middle of the wild, and then the words: "Ask not why you were imprisoned. Ask why you were set free." Check it out below.

News Roundup: 'This Is The End' Character Posters, Tom Hardy To Play Elton...

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Seth Rogen's upcoming comedy This Is The End looks like the funnest thing ever. Here are six famous actors playing hilarious versions of themselves in a post-Apocalyptic Hollywood. Sony has released six character posters featuring the stars of the film. See them below. Also, Tom Hardy is being courted to play Elton John on the big screen. More details on that below. And we also have...

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for April 23 - 29

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As we head into the summer season, we’re starting to see some 2013 releases hitting DVD and Blu-ray just as some of the last films from 2012 are hitting the format. It’s an okay week for releases, but it’s hard to get super excited about any of the new films. Check it out…

Interview: Josh Brolin on 'Gangster Squad' and Fighting Sean Penn

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In Ruben Fleischer's new film, Josh Brolin heads a task force called the Gangster Squad. The Oscar-nominated actor plays a straight-laced detective named John O'Mara. The character and story are based on actual events that happened in 1940s Los Angeles. O'Mara and his team helped bring the notorious mobster Mickey Cohen to justice. A few weeks ago, Brolin participated in a press...

Gangster Squad: Movie Review

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Director Ruben Fleischer goes back in time with his latest film, Gangster Squad. It's an ensemble piece headlined by Josh Brolin, Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling. Based on the book of the same name, the film charts the real-life fall of mobster Mickey Cohen.

Christopher Meloni, Josh Brolin Sign On For 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'

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Even though most of Robert Rodriguez's Sin City sequel has already been shot in the director's Austin studios, major additions are still being announced. Yesterday it was revealed that Joseph Gordon-Levitt had snagged one of the leading roles. Today, Christopher Meloni and Josh Brolin were also added to the cast.

Blu-ray and DVD Picks for November 27 - December 3

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With Thanksgiving weekend just passed, it seems that the studio is slow on their roll with this weeks releases. To wit, there are no big classic titles hitting streets today, but there are a number of recent movies, including the latest Step Up film, Men in Black III, and some of the late summer films. Check it out.

'Gangster Squad' Gets A New Trailer

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Following the horrific shooting that took place in Aurora, Colorado during a premiere screening of The Dark Knight Rises this summer, Warner Bros. decided that the having the climactic gunfight of their upcoming Gangster Squad film would be too gauche/offensive to filmgoers.  Thus, Gangster Squad’s ending was reshot in Chinatown and the film (originally set for a...

Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Remake Receives A Plot Summary, Gets Picked Up By...

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Those of you who are excited about Spike Lee’s upcoming remake of Oldboy have reasons to rejoice this morning—the film has just gotten both a distributor and a plot summary, which includes a few differences from the original film (but not enough, seemingly, to justify a remake of a great film but whatever).

'Gangster Squad' To Reshoot Finale In LA's Chinatown

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Necessary or not, Gangster Squad will be reshooting its ending later this month in LA’s Chinatown, which has become the new scene for the big final confrontation in the upcoming action drama. The original ending took place as a shootout inside a movie theater, and is now being reshot out of sensitivity in the wake of the The Dark Knight Rises Aurora...

'Gangster Squad' May Be Pushed Back To 2013 Due To Colorado Shooting

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In the wake of the horrific assault upon theater-goers during last week’s Aurora, Colorado screening of The Dark Knight Rises, Warner Bros. is currently “scrambling” to rework Ruben Fleischer’s film Gangster Squad before its planned release date of September 7.  Featuring as it does a scene during the climax in which a mob villain fires a gun through...

'Gangster Squad' May Face Delays, Possibly A Recut

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Ruben Fleischer‘s film Gangster Squad is in a difficult position this week, and may have to be delayed or recut in the wake of the horrific cinema shooting in Aurora, CO. Part of the climax of the film features a scene in which mobsters fire at a theater full of moviegoers, shooting out into the auditorium from behind the screen, as pictured in the trailer.