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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Lincoln' and More

Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln DreamWorks

This week: Steven Spielberg directs Daniel Day-Lewis in his Oscar-winning role in "Lincoln" as the 16th President of the United States who spent the last few months of his life making changes that would affect generations of Americans.

Also new this week is the crime drama "Killing Them Softly" with Brad Pitt, the horror sequel "The Collection," the family comedy "Parental Guidance" and Stuart Gordon's cult favorite "From Beyond" on Blu-ray for the first time. Get More »

Filed Under: DVD & Blu-ray Queue It Up

'Twilight' Lights Up the Box Office Yet Again

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" Summit

Once again, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" topped the box office this weekend, bringing in an estimated $17.4 million according to Film.com.

"Skyfall" and "Lincoln" came in second and third, with $17 million and $13.5 million respectively, making this the third weekend in a row those three films have finished in that exact order.

The success of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2," "Skyfall" and "Lincoln" comes at the expense of Brad Pitt's new film, "Killing Them Softly," which crashed and burned in its debut, bringing in only $7 million for a disappointing seventh place finish.

For a full rundown of the weekend's box office, head to Film.com.

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Film.com

Brad Pitt's Facial Hair: A Pictoral Journey

On a scale from one to full-blown mountain man, Brad Pitt's facial hair appears to be resting at a comfortable 5 on the facial hair scale while he travels to promote his new film, "Killing Them Softly." His current heavy scruff paired with Jesus hair stirred up memories of Pitt facial hair combinations past, from the light scruff and spikes of "Fight Club" to his mid-2002, pre-Angelina full "who is that man on the playground?" beard.

Oh, the Brad Pitts we have known. Check out our gif tracking the different levels of Pitt hair (threat level currently resting at orange), share away, and be sure to share your favorite follicular fashion of Pitt's in the comments.

Pitt hair

Filed Under: Features

GALLERY: So You Think Brad Pitt Can Dance?

No one can forget that incredibly sexy scene in "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie dance the assassin's tango, but one big thing is missing from that scene: The "Killing Them Softly" star's fancy footwork.

It took an eagle eye and an excess of TV's "So You Think You Can Dance" (all in the name of research, of course) but we've realized that while Brad has a knack for eating on the big screen, he has a tendency to get a little jiggy with it on the red carpet.

Starting with ballet — the man is always pointing his toes — and working his way through disco and even Bollywood, here is photographic proof that Brad Pitt may be America's true favorite dancer.

Filed Under: Photos

What NOT to Do When Pulling a Heist

Killing Them Softly The Weinstein Company

Whether you're a wheelman, the stickup guy or the muscle, everyone has a part to play in the intricate Swiss watch that is a heist. Sometimes jobs go awry, as they do in the new Brad Pitt thriller "Killing Them Softly," which is why we thought we'd put together a comprehensive list of the do's and don't's of armed robbery.

Remember, kids, we're not condoning the numerous monetary and personal rewards of pulling off a heist, not to mention the rush which we understand is thrilling. Get More »

Filed Under: Features

Brad Pitt Eating: The Mashup

Movie characters may seem more glamorous than you and me, but they've gotta eat. And you know who eats a lot in movies? Brad Pitt. And unlike the rest of us, even in comic moments, he looks good doing it (shocker).

Pitt did a fair amount of eating in his Oscar-nominated turn as Billy Beane in "Moneyball," but he chows down so much in so many movies, we're starting to wonder if the actor just gets hungry on set and brings his lunch into the scene with him. We're just waiting to see how much he ingests in "Killing Them Softly," out this week. Get More »

Filed Under: NextMovie Originals Video

New 'Killing Them Softly' Trailer: Now With Even More Brad Pitt

Killing Them Softly The Weinstein Company

You'd think that a new Brad Pitt film about gritty hitmen doing their dirty deeds would be the kind of thing that would generate a lot of buzz, but so far, there has been curiously little chatter about "Killing Them Softly," even though it opens this Friday. Heck, it hasn't even cracked the top 25 on our MovieTracker. Maybe they should have called it "Killing Them Loudly" instead.

All of which explains why there's a brand new trailer for "Killing Them Softly" making the rounds.

Hey, fans have to start watching something other than "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" at some point, right? Get More »

Filed Under: New Movie Trailers | Source: IGN

The 20 Best Movie Posters of 2012

Tired of those boring-ass Photoshopped floating head jobs that flaccid studio marketing departments call posters? So are we, which is why we've singled out the most distinguished, eye-catching promotional pieces to come out this year.

Taking the old-fashioned hand-painted approach always stands out, but sometimes all it takes is using photography in an interesting, innovative way to get some really challenging stories across in a single image.

Here are the absolute best general release or alternate posters of 2012.

Get more Best of 2012 here.

Filed Under: Best of 2012 Features

15 Breakout Stars of Fall

Samantha Barks in "Les Miserables"
Universal

It must be Fall! School's finally in session, the weather is getting ever slightly cooler and the offerings at your local movie theater change from big-budget popcorn fare to serious potential award winners.

This autumn the studios have a wide array of noteworthy films to put on your must-see list, from art-house Oscar contenders to teen ensembles and much-anticipated literary and musical adaptations.

We're celebrating the start of Fall with 15 actors who are going to blow audiences away this season. Some have been around for a few years but have yet to break out and others are lucky enough to have their first major roles in buzzworthy movies.

If acclaimed directors like Ang Lee, Paul Thomas Anderson and Peter Jackson saw something in them, we probably will, too. Get More »

Filed Under: Features

30 Must-See Fall Movies

New Line / Summit / Sony

As the autumnal leaves cover the streets and the birds fly south, a gust of wind blows a whole slew of promising new movies into our local multiplex.

While the summer is all about sound and fury, the fall has dark dramas and Oscar caliber performances dominating the cinematic landscape. Come in from the cold for these highly promising 30 movies, ranked in order of anticipation, which promise to get a warm reception. Get More »

Filed Under: Features
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