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Blu-ray and DVD Picks for March 13-20

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It's March, so that means it's the season for all the big Winter films to hit home video. This week brings us some pictures that were hoped to be a bit bigger than they were - like The Adventures of Tintin and Young Adult - and some of the big prestige pictures of the year - like The Descendants and My...

Steven Spielberg Says Tintin 2 is a Go

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Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin has made $76 Million in America, which - for a production that cost at least a hundred million - would not seem to be enough to generate a sequel. But that's not the whole story, as globally the film has made nearly $400 Million. And so it appears that a sequel will move forward with Peter Jackson taking over the directorial...

Oscar Favorite The Artist Tops Producer's Guild Awards

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Having been building award steam since November, it looks like Michel Hazanavicius's The Artist is an unstoppable juggernaut of Oscar-sized proportions. Its latest victory is winning the Producer's Guild Award for best picture, and it should get more than a handful of nominations when the Oscar nominees are announced tomorrow. Check out the list winners at the PGA...

Box Office Predictions: Ghosts and Dragons Take Christmas

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Though the holiday season tends to bring out some blockbusters, Christmas itself is a terrible day for movies. And this year, with Christmas Eve on a Saturday and Christmas on a Sunday, we're not going to see strong weekend numbers from anyone. Something that's going to repeat next weekend with New Year's. Then again, it's been a weak year, and last weekend proved it. This weekend we get...

Box Office Predictions: New Year's Eve Celebrates Early

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This Fall has been modest in comparison to many other recent years, in terms of major film releases. On paper there were a number of films that could have been $100 Million plus titles, but only Breaking Dawn has done blockbuster business, and has remained on top of the box office for three weeks. That's going to change with the release of New Year's...

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...

Comic-Con 2011: Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson 'Tintin' Press...

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Here we are at the press conference for The Adventures of Tintin with the big man himself Steven Spielberg and his surprise guest Peter Jackson out at Comic-Con. The duo just finished premiering their new footage for the film at their panel in Hall H which seemed to be very well received. Now we're here, front and center getting video of the magical duo talking about their latest...

New Tintin Trailer Looks Like Old School Spielberg

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It's still a bit shocking that there isn't a steady drumbeat of geek excitement for a project that unites Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Edgar Wright together, but such is the case with The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. Perhaps it's a general disappointment with non-James Cameron motion capture. Regardless, there's a new trailer for...

Tintin Sequel Gets Writer

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As the world awaits the first footage from the Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson-produced, Spielberg-directed, and Edgar Wright, Steven Moffat and Joe Cornish-written The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, news has broken what the sequel's basis and writer will be. The writer is Anthony Horowitz, and the book he's adapting is "Prisoners of the Sun"...

Jamie Bell Compares Tintin to Indiana Jones, Talks Motion Capture, and...

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Jamie Bell plays a very important role in the upcoming motion-capture, 3D epic, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. He's the title character in the adaptation that's helmed by the legendary Steven Spielberg. We recently spoke with Bell at the press junket for The Eagle and he talked about his love for Tintin but his...

New Tintin Photos Reveal The Thompson Twins!

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Last week we got our first real look at Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's upcoming collaboration, The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, which featured a photo of Jamie Bell as Tintin and Andy Serkis as Captain Haddock. The exclusive was given to Empire Magazine and now over at Filmsactu, they've got some more scans from the special issue that...

Weta Digital on Avatar, Tintin, and The Hobbit

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The digital effects company Weta has wrapped production on James Cameron's Avatar, but they still have plenty of work on their plates. According to MarketSaw, the Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson collaboration of Tintin is their next order of business, which will be followed by the upcoming film, The Hobbit.

The Adventures of Tintin Set Photo

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It's been a while since we've seen or heard anything regarding the Peter Jackson, Steven Spielberg collaboration, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. Over at the Spanish movie site Estrenosdecine, they've posted a new set photo featuring the two directors hard at work. From the looks of it, the pair are seriously submerging themselves in the computer...

Comic-Con 2009: Fan Attacks Peter Jackson and James Cameron!

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Today at the Entertainment Weekly Visionary panel, James Cameron and Peter Jackson's discussion was cut short when a crazy fan hopped on stage. Not only did this random guy interrupt the flow of the panel, but he had the audacity to go up to Peter Jackson, and steal his glass of water! He literally had enough time to pour a pitcher of water, lean over the man,...

Tintin Domestic and International Release Date Announced

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The Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson adaptation of the European story Tintin has finally gotten a release date for the U.S. and abroad. The film that is officially titled The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, is being co-financed by Sony and Paramount Studios. According...

Peter Jackson Opens Up About Tintin

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The European comic phenomenon, Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn has recently become an important part of American cinema. Ever since directing powerhouses Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson decided to invest in making it a live action feature it has become a staple on movie blogs all over the net. According to FirstShowing, there will be an exclusive interview with...

Round Up: Dark Knight, Eclipse, Tintin

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Here are some of the top news stories you may have missed this Oscar winning weekend. Another box office record has been shattered by The Dark Knight. It has become the fourth film ever to gross over one billion dollars in worldwide box office sales. The film now joins the company of Titanic, Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, and...

Daniel Craig and Jamie Bell Reunite for 'Tintin'

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Defiance co-stars Daniel Craig and Jamie Bell will once again team up on the big screen for one of the most highly anticipated films of 2010. The twosome will appear in the Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson adaptation of the Belgium based comic Tintin. The cast already includes Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Andy Serkis, Toby Jones, and Gad Elmaleh....

Pegg and Frost Join Spielberg's 'Tintin'

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Finally, some interesting news regarding the Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson adaptation of the Belgian comic, Tintin! According to JoBlo, funny men Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have been cast as the Thompson twins!  Pegg and Frost aren't exactly spitting images of one another but their comedic gold! The duo are best known from their collaborations in the comedies...