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The Worst Movies of 2013 Review Themselves

Via MTV News — Everyone loves reading critics' takedowns of movies, so much so that Roger Ebert even put out a book called "Your Movie Sucks."

But you probably didn't realize that the harshest movie critics are the movies themselves.

We've put together a supercut showing that this year's movies seemed to have a bit of a self-esteem problem. Wondering what the makers of"After Earth" thought of their film? You'll see star Jaden Smith proclaim "That sucked," while his father Will tells him "That is correct." Want to explain the failure of "The Internship?" John Goodman can help you out by looking straight at Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn and telling them "You two are dinosaurs, face it." How does Halle Berry feel about being in "The Call"? Well, as she says, "Sometimes we all get into situations that sometimes get out of our control."

Read more at MTV News.

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This 'The Fault in Our Stars' Poster Is Already Damp With Our Tears

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Via MTV News — "The Fault In Our Stars" isn't out until next summer (summer, what's that?) but we're already weeping into our cuffs after seeing the movie's official poster. The tagline? "One Sick Love Story." And... we're going to need a moment.

The poster for the flick, part of the YA-book-to-movie craze, surfaced Wednesday (December 18) via Buzzfeed, and it features stars Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort (both also slated to appear in YA adaptation "Divergent") lying face to face, Woodley sporting a breathing tube.

In the film, Woodley plays Hazel Grace, a teen cancer patient who falls in love in a Cancer Kid Support Group.

Read more at MTV News.

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Golden Globes 2014 Nominations: Who Got Snubbed, Who Was a Surprise?

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Via MTV News — Aside from being the first sign of where Oscar nominations might end up, the Golden Globes also serve as an early predictor of who the big awards surprises and snubs might be.

With such a strong field of contenders this year, there were plenty of shocking oversights and inclusions in the nominations, which were announced this morning. (Sorry, Franco fans. It just wasn't your year.) For a complete rundown of the most unexpected nods, we've compiled our list of the biggest surprises and snubs of the 2014 Golden Globe Awards nominations.

For the list, head to MTV News.

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Can 'Spider-Man' Survive Without Andrew Garfield?

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Via MTV News — Face it, Sony — you're about to hit a sticky situation.

Andrew Garfield is signed and sealed to play Peter Parker in a third film beyond next summer's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," but beyond that? Nothing. The British actor confirmed in a recent interview with Yahoothat Sony's planned "Amazing Spider-Man 4," set for release in 2018, is not on his radar.

"I mean I'm under contract for another one after this... as far as a fourth one? That's not anything to do with me," he said. Director Marc Webb added that he's always conceived of his "Spider-Man" vision as "a trilogy to be totally frank," indicating that he, too, has no plans for a fourth "Spider-Man" film.

For more, head to MTV News.

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Fake 'Simpsons' Movies Get Real Posters

Via MTV News — Admit it: You live in Springfield. In your mind, at least. Whether you think the fictitious everytown is in Oregon, Illinois, Missouri or elsewhere, you've been a fan of "The Simpsons" for years and have imagined yourself as a little cartoon human, eating donuts alongside Homer, studying with Lisa or watching movies with Bart.

Now, thanks to the creative genius of Old Red Jalopy and MTV News, you're that much closer to living in Springfield. "The Simpsons" is littered with references to fake movies and their stars (Troy McClure, we see you there), so we took steps to make that a little more real by casting them and bringing you their posters. Grab your popcorn and buy your tickets, because we think you've got a date with "The Contrabulous Fabtraption of Professor Horatio Hufnagel."

Check out a sneak peek below, and head to MTV News to see the rest.

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'Catching Fire,' 'Frozen' Battle It Out at the Box Office

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It was a busy Thanksgiving at the cineplex, and according to Film.com both "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and "Frozen" have reason to give thanks, as the two films helped set a new box office record.

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" led the way with another $110.2 million over the extended five day weekend, bringing its ten day total to an impressive $296.6 million. "Frozen" opened strong as well, earning $93 million in its five day debut. Overall, the box office brought in a whopping $294 million, breaking the previous record of $289.6 million, set just last year.

For a full look at this weekend's box office top ten, head to Film.com.

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Elizabeth Banks Made Up Your Favorite Line in 'Catching Fire'

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It's no secret that actress Elizabeth Banks is a huge fan of the "Hunger Games" books and movies — prior to the release of 2012's "The Hunger Games," she said that she pestered the film's producers, and even emailed Gary Ross, who directed the first film. "I just sent him a little email like, 'Just so you know, I'll totally play Effie, ha ha ha!' "

We all know the end result of that email, and after a successful turn as the bewigged Capitol liaison Effie Trinket, Banks is back for the second installment under the watchful eye of director Francis Lawrence. Her enthusiasm for the role has in no way faded, she told us in a recent interview.

"Honestly, I still can't believe I'm a part of it," Banks said of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." "It really is amazing and I love it. I'm very proud."

While the wild wigs, costume and makeup that make Banks nearly unrecognizable go a long way to building the memorable character, it turns out that the actress herself came up with several shout-outs and lines that will undoubtedly further cement Effie's place as a fan favorite.

To find out which line, head over to MTV News.

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'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Kills At The Box Office

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"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" did exactly what it was expected to do at the box office this weekend, destroying the record books with a whopping $161.1 million debut according to Film.com.

That's the fourth biggest opening of all time. It also demolished the record for the biggest November opening ever, previously held by "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," which earned $142.1 million back in 2009.

Needless to say, nothing else came close this weekend. But for a full run down of the box office top ten, including figures for Vince Vaughn's disappointing new comedy "Delivery Man," head to Film.com.

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Watch the Other Side of Sandra Bullock's Distress Call in Gorgeous 'Gravity' Short

Via MTV News — In space, no one can hear you scream...except some guy on a fjord in icy Greenland, as it turns out.

Sandra Bullock is given much due credit for her performance in Best Picture hopeful "Gravity" — after all, she's onscreen for every second of the film, usually alone. In one of the most memorable and moving scenes, her stranded astronaut Dr. Ryan Stone is floating alone in space in a Russian Soyuz capsule and has a glimmer of hope that she's regained contact with Earth. But it wouldn't have been possible without a little help from a guy named Orto.

Stone, near the end of her rope, manages to patch through on her radio, before realizing that the man on the other end doesn't speak English. She has a sort of catharsis during the conversation, howling like a dog, listening to a young child cry and, it would appear, letting go of her fear.

Now, we get to see who's on the other end of that staticky radio.

Watch the short above, and read more at MTV News.

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How Do Superheroes Pee? Zoe Saldana Says 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Has Answers

Via MTV News — Amid all of the discussion about how to describe "Guardians of the Galaxy," the second of Marvel's 2014 efforts, different genres get tossed around. Is it sci-fi? Is it fantasy? Is it even a superhero movie? But leave it to one of the film's stars, Zoe Saldana, to make things easy for everyone.

In her recent interview with MTV News, Saldana called "Guardians of the Galaxy" "a new way to view superheroes."

The James Gunn-directed flick, which follows a band of outlaws, finished filming not long ago, and the unexpected nature of the heroes has Saldana pumped.

"I love, sometimes, the consistency of what the classics have left behind, but I need innovation. You can only have so much of 'I'll save you,' " she said. "After a while, it's like, 'Oh god. Does he go to the bathroom? Is he hungry? Does he cry? Does he feel?' Not only do we cover that, but we're making heroes out of thieves, and they're Robin Hoods. These characters are absolutely amazing, and they have a full-blown redemption."

Check out the clip above, and read more at MTV News.

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