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Joss Whedon on 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Female Superheroes and More

"Avengers" director, Marvel consultant and ultimate geek icon Joss Whedon recently had an extended red carpet chat with the folks over at Collider and he revealed a startling secret: He initially thought making a "Guardians of the Galaxy" movie was a pretty bad idea.

"It seemed out there to me," Whedon said. "I sort of went, 'I don't know about this.'"

So what changed his mind? Two words: Rocket Raccoon. Get More »

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Joss Whedon Made 'Much Ado' of Talented 'Avengers' Extra

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It can happen to you! It really, really can!

"Much Ado About Nothing" star Jillian Morgese is now living proof that a young, burgeoning actress can totally be discovered in some random cafe one day, as they sometimes say.

Of course, in her case, it was during extras filming for a cafe scene in "The Avengers" which earned her top billing — albeit in indie price-age — for Joss Whedon's latest film.

As detailed by BuzzFeed, Morgese served as a simple scene extra on Whedon's big superhero actioner, instructed simply to "look back at the destruction and give up on [her] life." Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: BuzzFeed

Mad Max's Weekend Movie Guide: 'Much Ado About Nothing' & More

Greetings from the apocalypse! Along with my trusty dog, I'm currently gunning the last of the V8 Interceptors towards a fortified gasoline refuge in the middle of the Australian outback. While I'm thus occupied, why don't you innocent clanspeople of Tomorrow-morrow Land check out some of this weekend's most fruitful distractions … unless you're chained to a car with handcuffs made out of high-tensile steel. Man, I've been there … Get More »

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June Movie Math: It All Adds Up

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Your mother always told you that math would be important. As it turns out — and we're not just saying this! — she's right.

We just bet you didn't know that you'd need that math to decide what to see this coming month. Whether you're a new graduate hoping you won't end up like the dudes in "The Internship" and longing for your "Monsters University" days, a wannabe superhero looking for the hype on "Man of Steel," or a TMZ addict yearning for "The Bling Ring," June has a movie for you. Check out our Movie Math ahead to see what adds up for you. Get More »

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Herefore Art Thou Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' Trailer

"The course of true love never did run smooth."

No, those aren't R. Kelly lyrics — that be Shakespeare, fool! Joss Whedon shot his new black & white filmic version of the Bard's "Much Ado About Nothing" at his own (admittedly luxurious) house in Santa Monica, and even though the couplets are the same the feeling in the new trailer (via Yahoo! Movies) is very contemporary… and very Joss. Get More »

Filed Under: New Movie Trailers | Source: Yahoo! Movies

Toronto Film Festival: The Verdict on the Movies You're Dying to See

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It's become fairly common knowledge that the unofficial awards season kicks off with the Toronto International Film Festival. Critics and film fans alike have all eyes on the Canadian city as studios launch their Oscar hopefuls and indies look for distributors.

With films like "Slumdog Millionaire" and "The King's Speech" having made their international debuts at the fest, the movies showing this year are among those we can't wait to see this fall — in fact, we listed 20 of them before TIFF even kicked off.

So, how did they fare? Well, here's what the reviewers from our sister site,, had to say... Get More »

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20 Films We Can't Wait to See in Toronto

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As much as we love all that summer has to offer, fall is where it's at for true cinephiles. The movie lover's season officially kicks off (according to us, anyway) the same day the annual Toronto International Festival launches every year in early September.

As has been the case for several years now, Toronto serves as a platform for studios to launch their Oscar hopefuls and for smaller indies to find a home (and maybe some awards down the line). "The King's Speech," "Slumdog Millionaire," "Precious" and "The Artist" all played at the festival before going on to Oscar glory while films like "Beginners," "Killer Joe" and "Your Sister's Sister," all came into the event without a distributor, and left with one. Get More »

Joss Whedon Makes 'Much Ado About Nothing' Via Twitter

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If you can't say it by tweeting maybe you shouldn't say anything at all. It seems more and more the Hollywood A-list is making its victories, challenges and catfights public through the highly followed site.

The latest star to tweet his big news is none other than writer/ director/ producer extraordinaire Joss Whedon. Bellwether Pictures tweeted that Whedon has just wrapped "Much Ado About Nothing," a movie he'd been filming completely in secret. That's quite an achievement. The Kardashians can't even get a haircut without the whole world knowing. Get More »

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