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The Great Gatsby: Movie Review

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The latest adaptation of The Great Gatsby retains most of the story generations have fallen in love with. Unfortunately, Baz Luhrmann's gaudy style and fast cuts are too distracting. There's still some magic from the F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel there, but the director can't decide between being over-the-top or toned down.

'The Great Gatsby' TV Spots Play Up the Violence

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We're starting to see a heavy trickle of promotional material for all the big summer event films, with Iron Man 3 and The Wolverine currently leading the charge. But there are other movies coming out this summer, and not all of them are aimed at comic book fans. Such as The Great Gatsby, which is...

'The Great Gatsby': Glitz, Glamour And Secrets In Trailer No. 2

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Baz Luhrmann is probably one of the best directors you could ever put in charge for a movie like The Great Gatsby. We're dealing with a literary classic that's been translated into every other entertainment medium ever since the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel was published to the masses. To have such an over-the-top visual director such as Luhrmann behind the...

'Hitchcock' is Coming in November, 'The Great Gatsby' in May

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There is something of a science to release dates. On top of knowing that there are certain times of the year when a big movie will do better or worse than other times, studios often pick dates because of past experiences.  For instance, Zack Snyder wants all of his pictures released on the same weekend for luck. Now we've got dates for Sacha Gervasi's Hithcock, and...

Blu-ray and DVD Picks For June 12 – June 18

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This week brings us the end of one of HBO’s most successful comedies this side of Arliss, Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law doing their second Sherlock, and Nicolas Cage having another go at Ghost Rider, while Criterion has three different classics, and Sony hopes to get everyone ready for the new Spider-Man with some...

'The Great Gatsby' Trailer Features The Great American Novel In 3D, With...

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When you think of the Great American Novel set in the roaring 1920s, you think of 3D films with an Auto-Tuned soundtrack, right?  Well, if so, you’ll dig the trailer for Baz Luhrman’s over the top take on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.  If not, well… you may wish to look away for the next two minutes and 30 seconds.

Tobey Maguire Cast In Ang Lee's 'Life Of Pie' Adaptation

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After being cast in Baz Luhrman’s adaptation of The Great Gatsby in 3D (sweet, sweet Jesus), it looks like Tobey Maguire is set to star in another cinematic adaptation of great literature—according to Deadline, the former Spider-Man has been cast in Ang Lee’s take on Life of Pi, the adaptation of Yann Martel’s bestselling novel.

Bourne Legacy Shortlist: Gyllenhaal, Hedlund, Fassbender and More

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We've known for a while that Universal is planning a prequel/spin-off to their highly successful Jason Bourne franchise, but they've yet to find an actor to play the lead. According to several sources, director and screenwriter Tony Gilroy has cast a very wide net on potential candidates for the primary role in The Bourne Legacy. They include everyone from 20 year old...

Sundance 2011: The Details Movie Review

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Infidelity, charity, blackmail, raccoons, and a bow & arrow.  These are a few of the details in Jacob Aaron Estes' The Details, and the devil is in them.  The film, which stars Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Banks, and Ray Liotta, Laura Linney, and Dennis Haysbert, is a chaotic dark comedy, dripping with the offbeat indie sensibility which is characteristic of Sundance dramedys.  To find...

Tobey Maguire Rumored As The Hobbit Again

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Isn't it convenient that once Tobey Maguire's connection to Spider-Man was severed, old casting rumors began to resurface? According to multiple sources, Maguire is once again in the running for the role of Bilbo Baggins in the Guillermo del Toro adaptation of The Hobbit. This isn't the fist time this story has reared its head, months ago the...

Spider-Man 4 Over, Sony Reboots With New Cast

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Are we surprised that the latest Spider-Man movie has been pushed back an entire year? Are we shocked that it will no longer be Spider-Man 4, but some reboot that includes new actors and a new premise? If this announcement throws you for a loop, you haven't been following the play by play of drama that has surrounded the film since its inception. According to...

Tobey Maguire Says Spider-Man 4 is Evolving

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While the future of Spider-Man 4 is up in the air, Tobey Maguire assures us that everything is going according to plan. Just yesterday, we received news that Paramount was shifting Thor's release date to May 6, 2011, the same day Spidey is set to hit theaters. The date could change, but the idea that Spider-Man 4 is...

Tobey Maguire to Star in Prisoners of Trebek

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Tobey Maguire Takes on Jeopardy
Hollywood has been running wild with board game adaptations, and now their jumping on the TV game show wagon. Over at Pajiba, they've posted some interesting news on a developing film that will center on the Alex Trebek series, Jeopardy. Oddly enough, the man attached to star in the project is none other than Spider-Man, Tobey Maguire.

Brothers: Movie Review

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Master story teller Jim Sheridan has brought us an English language adaptation of the 2004 Danish film Brødre. In Brothers, the director who's known for his work on My Left Foot and In America, decides to tackle the effects of war on the relationships of a tight knit family. Tobey Maguire,...

Crazy New Brothers Trailer

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Tobey Maguire goes coo-coo for Coco Puffs in the second trailer for Brothers, the upcoming drama from director Jim Sheridan. It's a disturbing tale of love, lies, and betrayal with Maguire, Natalie Portman, and Jake Gyllenhaal at the center of it. There are a lot of people who have been waiting for a movie that would feature these three young actors starring opposite...

Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire Remaking The Third Man?

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Rumor alert! Rumor alert! There's word spreading across the web that Leonardo DiCaprio and fellow actor and childhood friend Tobey Maguire are remaking, The Third Man. Over at Chud, they're regarding it as a rumor but an interesting one none the less. They believe that the Hollywood duo will star in a revamp of the 1949 original that was directed by Carol...

New Moon, True Blood, Battlestar Galactica Take Over Scream Awards

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Quite possibly the three most talked about (and over-rated) films and TV shows of the year, New Moon, "True Blood," and "Battlestar Galactica" will be taking over the 2009 Scream Awards! Vampires seem to be ruling everything these days, so why not dedicate an event to them! SCREAM will celebrate the year of the...

True Blood's Sam Trammell Cast in The Details

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Stars of the HBO series True Blood have been getting a lot of work recently. First Deborah Ann Woll, then Stephen Moyer, and now Sam Trammell has got a film gig. If you're not an avid viewer of the show, Trammell's character is a shape shifting bar owner. It sounds weird off the cuff, but in their world it's normal. According to Empire, his next role...

James Vanderbilt to Write Spiderman 5 and 6

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As I write this post I am in shock and disbelief. There's going to be a Spiderman 5 and 6?!! What is going on right now? Spiderman 4 has always been a redemption project in my eyes, so I let it slide under the radar. Yet according to Variety, a writer by the of James Vanderbilt has been hired to pen the 5th and the 6th installment of...