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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Monsters University' and More

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This week: See how Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sully (John Goodman) first met in college in "Monsters University," Pixar's animated prequel to "Monsters, Inc."

Also new this week is "R.I.P.D.," a supernatural comedy starring Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds as two cops tasked with managing ghostly activity on Earth, and "Byzantium," Neil Jordan's atmospheric vampire film starring Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton. Get More »

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Purge' and More

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This week: All crime, including murder, is legal for one 12-hour period a year in "The Purge," a horror thriller in which Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey play a married couple that tries to keep their family safe during the annual event after an intruder gains access to their fortified home.

Also new this week is the trilogy-ending "The Hangover Part III," M. Night Shyamalan's "After Earth" starring Will Smith and son Jaden and the impressive sci-fi indie "Europa Report." Get More »

Filed Under: DVD & Blu-ray Queue It Up

'Monuments Men' Trailer: George Clooney Is Building a (Handsome) Team

Here's a theory we'd like to put out in the universe: George Clooney's handsomeness is made exponentially more handsome when he surrounds himself with other handsome people. That's why he does it so often. It's like a brain trust of handsomeness.

It would seem the glow from Clooney's star turns in super-handsome ensemble flick "Ocean's 11" and its sequels has faded slightly, so he would like to head to the handsomeness bank and make a handsome withdrawal. (OK, sorry, done saying handsome now. Just once more: handsome.) Enter "Monuments Men," stage left. Get More »

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New 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Trailer: '60s New York, Folk Music and a Cat

Like the first, this new trailer for the Coen Brothers"Inside Llewyn Davis" introduces us to a scruffy Oscar Isaac as (you guessed it) Llewyn Davis, a wannabe folk singer who basically meanders around '60s New York. He pisses everyone off with his refusal to give up the whole wandering troubadour gig despite many, many personal setbacks and the grimness of the City's music scene in general.

Llewyn's got no money, a pregnant ex-girl (an unrecognizably mousy Carey Mulligan) who can't seem to stand him and an orange tabby cat that likes to ride the subway for some reason, and yet he presses on by auditioning for coffee house gigs and otherwise stomaching guff from the likes of John Goodman.
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Link Riot: Supercut of John Goodman Losing His S**t

• Watch a great supercut of John Goodman losing his s**t in various movie and television roles. [Flavorwire]

• 'Where the Wild Things Are' and James Gandolfini's defining film performance. []

• Speaking of James Gandolfini, did you know he was on 'Sesame Street?' [Death and Taxes]

• A tribute to Moe Howard of the Three Stooges. [Neatorama]

• This is an awesome periodic table of The Muppets. [Mike BaBoon Design]

• Daniel Radcliffe is headed back to the West End stage. [Hypable]

• Take a mental note: Quentin Tarantino will fire you if you don't bring a pen to rehearsal. [The Blemish]

• These are the best and worst examples of Kanye West songs in movie trailers. [BuzzSugar]

• George Clooney as Batman and other horribly miscast movie roles. [ScreenCrush]

• Here's 8 things you didn't know about zombie survival. [MTV Movies Blog]

Filed Under: Link Riot

'Monsters University': Billy Crystal's Grandkids Only Want to Talk to Mike Wazowski

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Billy Crystal has hosted nine Academy Awards ceremonies and starred in box office hits like "When Harry Met Sally," "City Slickers" and "Analyze This," but even that resume wasn't enough to earn the 65-year-old respect from his grandchildren.

In a recent interview at the Pixar headquarters in Emeryville, Calif. to promote the upcoming "Monsters University," Crystal told a group of reporters what cool customers his four grandchildren are. They didn't know that their grandpa had any kind of special status until a paparazzo was following the actor and kids around The Grove, an upscale outdoor mall in L.A., taking pictures, prompting the kids to ask what the fuss was about. Get More »

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Here's a Supercut of Big Dudes Howling in Coen Brothers Movies

Every time Joel and Ethan Coen sit down to work on a new script, they don't start with plot structure or character, they don't start with an outline, and they don't start with a brief overview of the ultimate goal of the main character.

No, they start with the descriptive action line of, "A FAT MAN is screaming about something," and work their way out from there. Or at least, that's what this supercut originally discovered by our brosephs at CinemaBlend would have you believe, and after six minutes of fat dudes screaming, it's a theory that you may find difficult to argue. Get More »

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Look Closer: The 7 Coolest Movie Cinemagraphs

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With fiery explosions, unruly gunfights and frenzied superhero battles becoming essential to most nights out at the movies, there's something to be said about films that can do just the opposite, communicating a wealth of information with just the slightest nuanced motion.

Cinemagraphs, which bridge the gap between static images and video by adding a tiny dose of movement to otherwise inert still shots, are a perfect vehicle for delivering a single serving of cinematic awesomeness. These seven cinemagraphs  capture some of our all-time favorite moments in film in a really cool way.

7. Animated Poster ('Pulp Fiction')

"Pulp Fiction"'s  iconic poster art is such a classic that adding nothing but a slight animation of Uma's burning cigarette brings the it new life. A moment of attention from Mia Wallace is instantly transformed into a never-ending staring contest, and she’s clearly not going to take another puff of her cig until you blink. Get More »

Filed Under: Features

'The Hangover Part 3' Trailer Teases Danger in the Desert

The first teaser trailer for Todd Phillipps' "The Hangover Part III" has finally dropped, just like that roof-top roofie batch that kicked this whole thing into hilarious gear almost four years ago.

Before this, all we had was that hellishly vague synopsis which read, "This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off."

Thanks to the new vid, though, a couple of things are now clear. Get More »

Filed Under: New Movie Trailers | Source: Slash Film

'Monsters University' Clip Brings Out the Squeals

Unlike most movie follow-ups, "Monsters University" takes its main characters James "Sulley" Sullivan (John Goodman) and Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) back a phase to show how they became the pair of lovably scary scamps we got to know in 2001's "Monsters, Inc."

As the title suggests, the story takes place at the college where the two first meet (lucky this is an animated world where they can easily age in reverse) and from the looks of this new clip, their initial encounter is just as festive and messy as one might expect. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Cinema Blend
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