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DVD and Blu-ray Picks for December 18 - 24

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This week brings a tidal wave of new releases. In fact there’s no notable classic or older titles coming out for the next week. Such is Christmas. What is coming is some of the August and September’s surprise hits, and biggest misses. Check it out.

Box Office Roundup: 'Total Recall' Lags Behind 'Dark Knight Rises'

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Dark Knight Rises
Universal, who've had a number of misfires this summer (Battleship, Savages), may have won this weekend by moving The Bourne Legacy to August 10. Originally the film was going to open on Friday, and here we've seen what happened: The Dark Knight Rises did better business than the...

Interview: Colin Farrell on 'Total Recall,' Mars and Lost Memories

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Colin Farrell gained some muscle and grabbed a gun to kick ass in Total Recall. The Irish actor has big shoes to fill in the Len Wiseman remake. The original starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and was directed by Paul Verhoeven. It's been 22 years since their adaptation of Philip K. Dick's "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale" hit theaters. ScreenCrave...

Box Office Predictions: Can 'Total Recall' Dethrone 'The Dark Knight'?

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Total Recall Movie Review
I wonder who's actually excited to see the Total Recall remake. Are people stoked to watch a set of B-list actors go through the motions? It seems the film keeps getting three stars from those who like it, and it feels like a movie that is satisfied with being good enough. But is good enough enough to break The Dark Knight Rises run at the...

Total Recall: Movie Review

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This weekend, Len Wiseman takes on the sci-fi classic Total Recall. His version trades Arnold Schwarzenegger for Colin Farrell and Mars for Earthbound drama. It's visually impressive and loops in the source material (Philip K. Dick's story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale") on a need to have...

Interview: Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel on 'Total Recall' and Brutal...

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Jessica Biel and Kate Beckinsale Interview
In Len Wiseman's Total Recall, Colin Farrell isn't the only one throwing punches. Co-stars Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel do the brunt of the work. They're no strangers to action and have no problem flexing their muscle. Over the weekend, we spoke to the ladies about their alter egos Lori and Melina, and the depiction of women in film. Has it changed? Can they...

1-1 Interview: Director Len Wiseman on 'Total Recall' and the Great Mars...

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Director Len Wiseman on Total Recall
Director Len Wiseman has big shoes to fill. This weekend, his re-imagining of Paul Verhoeven's Total Recall makes its theatrical debut. Both his and Verhoeven's versions use material from a short story by Philip K. Dick called, "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale." But Wiseman tries to stay closer to the author's original vision....

Blu-ray and DVD Picks for July 31 - August 6

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Damsels in Distress
There’s nothing blockbustery this week. But if you’re a fan of the art house scene you're getting films from Joseph Kahn and Whit Stillman, and a new Criterion release. Classic-wise, there’s one of the best films ever made, a collection of one of movie’s greatest icons, and a re-release of a film that was just remade.

Comic-Con 2012: 'Total Recall' Cast Interview

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Sony Pictures is back at Comic-Con, ready to dominate with their own collection of science fiction films. One of them is a movie that most people may be familiar with and that's Total Recall.   Total Recall is a remake of the 80s classic about a factory worker named Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell). Even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, a...

New 'Total Recall' Trailer: Flying Cars, Fake Memories, And Killer Wives

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Well, this certainly is interesting—call me crazy, but the trailer for the upcoming Total Recall remake actually looks, well, kind of fun.  Big, dumb, mindless summer movie fun, but still kind of fun nonetheless.  Yes, that’s right—somehow, a Len Wiseman film looks like it may well be worth anticipating and actually watching.

New 'Total Recall' Remake Photos Feature Gunplay, Bloody Stars, And...

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Reemerging from rubble of upcoming summer movies that existed before The Avengers’ box office dominion and the premiere of the third and final The Dark Knight Rises trailer, the Total Recall remake is stumbling forth from the wreckage to remind the world that it exists, and still plans on rearing its rebooted head on August 3—this time, via a series of new action...

Check Out The Full 'Total Recall' Remake Trailer

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Perhaps you will recall that, last week, we offered you a glimpse of Len Wiseman’s Total Recall remake via the teaser for the trailer (and that’s a marketing gimmick that hasn’t gotten old yet, not at all).  Now, you can check out the full trailer for this most unnecessary of remakes—it starts off as fairly intriguing, and then around the one-minute mark...

View The Teaser For The Trailer For The 'Total Recall' Remake

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One of the most odious modern marketing trends in the world of entertainment –besides these—has been the relatively new phenomenon of the trailer for the trailer: basically, we're receiving an advertisement letting us know that an even longer and more detailed advertisement will be coming our way soon.  Last week, we had to stomach the trailer for the trailer for The Twilight Saga:...

Kate Beckinsale And Jessica Biel Join 'Total Recall' Remake

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Kate Beckinsale is Underworld's Selene
Well, fans of remakes of really, really odd 1980s Arnold Schwarzenegger films, along with fans of really, really pretty people, have something to celebrate this morning--/Film reports that, in addition to Colin Farrell playing hero Douglas Quaid and Bryan Cranston playing the bad guy, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel have both just been announced as recent add-ons to the cast of the...

Bryan Cranston up to Villainize Total Recall Remake

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When you're on one of the most respected shows on Television, the motion pictures come calling, and Bryan Cranston has been able to turn his work on "Breaking Bad" into a great audition reel. He's currently in negotiations to play the bad guy in Len Wiseman's Total Recall remake against Colin Farrell, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Currently...

Sony Updates 2012 Slate: Total Recall, I Hate You Dad

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Sony Pictures has just revamped their movie schedule for next year by adding a couple of high profile projects. We're talking about the remake of the sci-fi classic Total Recall, the Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg comedy I Hate You Dad, and Kevin James' latest feature Here Comes the Boom. Check out the updated 2012...

Confirmed: Colin Farrell for Total Recall

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Back in October it was reported that Irish actor Colin Farrell was in talks to star in the remake of the cult sci-fi film Total Recall. The original was released in 1990 and starred Arnold Schwarzeneggar and to say that the actors look nothing alike would be an understatement. But despite their physical differences, Farrell is being primed to take over the lead in the...

Colin Farrell Could Star in Total Recall Remake

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Has Colin Farrell become the go to guy for remakes? The Irish actor has already snagged the coveted vampire role in DreamWorks' Fright Night reboot, and now he's got his eye on the lead in Total Recall. Total Recall as in the 1990 sci-fi film that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, and an alien woman with triple breasts...

Len Wiseman to Direct Total Recall Remake

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Usually when there's a movie being remade or "adapted" that we don't hear about for a while, we hold out hope that it's no longer happening. Total Recall was one of those films but unfortunately it's still going strong and it's even landed a director. According to THR, Len Wiseman is in talks to helm the sci-fi flick which is based on the Philip K. Dick story, "We Can...

Total Recall Get's the Remake Treatment

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Do you remember Total Recall? The sci-fi thriller that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone? The film that's probably best remembered for it's exploding heads, and alien races is getting remade. I hope your not surprised. You knew this was coming sooner or later. According to THR, Neal H. Moritz  of Original Films is nearing a deal to develop and produce...