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'Oblivion' Director Joseph Kozinski to Helm 'The Twilight Zone'

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At this point it might be fair to say that the most famous segment of The Twilight Zone is the episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet," which was also featured in the 1983 film adaptation. In it a paranoid man (William Shatner in the show and John Lithgow in the film) saw a gremlin on the wing of his plane, and as the saying goes, just because you're paranoid... That...

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for August 6 - 12

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After a number of slow weeks, there’s a huge pile of new releases this week, many of them good, and some good to great catalog titles. Watch your wallets, fellow collectors.

Box Office Roundup: 'Pain and Gain' Tops Quiet Weekend

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Summer is almost here, and you can tell that by the international numbers for Iron Man 3. The movie (which opens in less than a week stateside) has nearly cleared $200 Million internationally, which is nearly ten times what Pain and Gain made to top the box office in America.

Box Office Predictions: 'Pain and Gain' Pumps Itself to the Top Spot

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It's the end of April, which means that the summer season starts next week with Iron Man 3 (which is really good). Until then, we get a Michael Bay movie starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson, which would normally be a big summer event, but since this is Bay's small art film, it's being released with the hope of having little competition and a quick payday.

Box Office Roundup: 'Oblivion' Rides to the Top Spot

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With one picture opening this weekend, it seemed inevitable that Oblivion would nab the top spot. And -- no surprise -- that's exactly what happened. But summer's not so far away, so it's a smaller victory in the scheme of things.

Oblivion: Movie Review

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Oblivion serves as a great opener for the summer film season, containing the kind of big budgeted sci-fi thrills that popcorn munching movie-goers would expect with a twisty plot that will keep many chatting about the picture long after it's over. While the plot has its flaws, the movie is still enjoyable to watch from beginning to end.

Box Office Predictions: 'Oblivion' Obliviates

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When there's only one movie opening in wide release during a weekend (and it stars Tom Cruise), it's not hard to guess what's going to be the number one picture come Sunday. 42. Again (just kidding).

Interview: Joseph Kosinski On Creating 'Oblivion'

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For years, Joseph Kosinski's been gradually working on the story for Oblivion. It's been revised multiple times, bobbing in and out of development. Luckily, the director's already familiar with sci-fi, thanks to his run on TRON: Legacy. Kosinski recently spoke to ScreenCrave and went into detail about what it took to...

Interview: Morgan Freeman and Olga Kurylenko Talk 'Oblivion'

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A sci-fi world isn't complete without engaging characters to keep your attention at bay. When director Joseph Kosinski selected the cast for Oblivion, he needed the perfect people for its world. In came Morgan Freeman and Olga Kurylenko, both accomplished actors who have starred in blockbusters before. ScreenCrave recently spoke to the duo about taking part in such...

Interview: Melissa Leo Talks 'Olympus Has Fallen'

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Olympus Has Fallen has an amazing cast. You're dealing with a variety of talent with some impressive credits. One of the strongest actors in the bunch is Melissa Leo. She's a recent Oscar-winner for her fantastic supporting role in The Fighter. This time around she plays Secretary of Defense in one of the most action-packed movies of the year. We spoke to...

New 'Oblivion' Trailer: It's 'The Matrix' Meets 'Wall-E' With Lots Of Tom...

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Taking its cues from Wall-E (a lonely sentinel of the future is tasked with clean-up and repair duties on an abandoned and uninhabited Earth, and he eventually meets another person who changes the course of his life) and The Matrix (in a futuristic dystopia, an underground army led by a super-serious guy in black clothes and rounded...

News Roundup: Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Chat In New Golden Globes Promo,...

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Next Sunday we'll finally get what we've all been waiting for – Tina Fey and Amy Poehler making fun of Hollywood, together, in front of a bunch of drunk celebrities. A new promo, featuring the comediennes has been released, and it's just as good as the first. You can see it below, as well as a promo poster featuring the BFF's in high-top chucks. We also have a bunch of new images from movies...

'Oblivion' Trailer: Tom Cruise is Flying Solo

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We got a poster for Oblivion recently, so it's no surprise we're now getting a trailer. Universal is likely hoping to put this in front of The Hobbit, where it will join a number of 2013 films that are hoping to be the next big thing. But Oblivion is weird. it comes from Joseph Kosinski, who directed...

'Oblivion' Poster Looks Into The Ruins Of NYC

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Look, we're not saying that we didn't expect Oblivion to make its way into production, but the movie's fate was unknown for some time. Now the film wheels are turning for the project, made evident by the release of the official first poster below.

Tom Cruise is Afraid of Fire in 'All You Need is Kill'

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Do you think Tom Cruise learned his lesson? Do you think he looks at the years 2005 through 2010 as his "dark" period? Because he's headlining a number of huge Hollywood movies now that Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol made piles and piles of money. His latest is All You Need is Kill, and from the image below, we have to say we're...

Joseph Kosinski Talks Oblivion and Tron Sequel

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Recently, Joseph Kosisnki's Oblivion was let go by Walt Disney after it had been picked up last year. Today, there was a press junket for the Blu-ray and DVD release of Tron and Tron: Legacy. We got a chance to talk to Kosinski about what happened to Oblivion and its future, and a possible...

Joesph Kosinski's Oblivion Done at Disney

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Having made his name in commercial, Joseph Kosinski was a very hot director, and when he was tapped to take on Disney's Tron franchise, he was given the keys to the kingdom - albeit one with a number of catches. Disney seemed to want to be in the Kosinski business, and when they picked up his graphic novel Oblivion - which...

Disney Takes on Joseph Kosinski's Oblivion

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Tron Legacy director Joseph Kosinski has found another film gig besides The Black Hole remake. According to THR, he'll reunite with Disney for Oblivion a big screen adaptation of the graphic novel of the same name. The studio purchased the rights to the Radical publication for the sole purpose of Kosinski directing...