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Mashup: 2012's Worst Movies Movies Review Themselves

Taste is subjective, right? One man's trainwreck is another man's cult classic... most of the time. But some movies are so bad, we've often suspected even the actors involved know they're making a piece of garbage.

This mashup of bad-movie characters proves our suspicions were right: In this educational video from Film.com, the brutal truth of 2012's worst movies comes straight from the horses' mouths. 

 

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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Woman in Black' and More

Woman in Black
CBS Films

This week: With the "Harry Potter" franchise behind him, Daniel Radcliffe faces a turn-of-the-century ghost that is killing a small village's children in the horror film "The Woman in Black."

Also new this week are Reese Witherspoon at the center of a Tom Hardy/Chris Pine love sandwich in "This Means War," the World War II drama "Red Tails" and the Blu-ray debut of the animated Japanese classic "Castle in the Sky." Get More »

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Vampires Defeat Aviators In Box Office War

Underworld: Awakening
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The war between humans, vampires and werewolves may just be heating up, but the battle for first place at the box office is over, as Kate Beckinsale's goth brawl "Underworld: Awakening" took the top spot with an estimated $24.5 million.

And war was apparently in the air this weekend -- literally -- as George Lucas's World War II aviation flick "Red Tails" came in second place with a surprisingly strong $19.1 million according to Hollywood.com.

You can check out the full box office report, including figures for the other two new wide releases, Steven Soderbergh's "Haywire" and the 9/11 drama "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," at Hollywood.com.

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Hollywood.com

Video Q&A: Come Fly With 'Red Tails' Hero Tristan Wilds

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Tristan Wilds is already having his superhero moment. You just haven't realized it yet.

The current "90210" star flies into theaters this weekend with "Red Tails" and, to him, playing a member of the Tuskegee Airmen is adjacent to donning a cape and tights. Get More »

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George Lucas 'Retiring' From Blockbusters After 'Red Tails' ... and Another 'Indiana Jones'

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"You won't have Lucas to kick around anymore because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference."

Of course, we're paraphrasing Richard Nixon here, but the idea is still sound: George Lucas is "retiring," or so he says.

The 67-year-old insisted to The New York Times during a lengthy profile that he will no longer make big blockbuster movies for Lucasfilm after his latest, "Red Tails," opens on Friday. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The New York Times

Real-Life WW2 Fighter Pilots Ace These 6 'Red Tails' Clips

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Lucasfilm

Think you've had enough World War II movies? You haven't seen one from the viewpoint of The Tuskegee Airmen, the real-life heroes in "Red Tails." These daring young African American men became the first all-black fighter pilot unit in the United States Air Force, and proved their worth by being some of the best damn flying aces there were.

George Lucas funded this $100-million blockbuster out of his own pocket (he's rich, you know) as a tribute to these trailblazing men, and the film is a nonstop thrill ride. Get More »

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Next Factor: Elijah Kelley Soars in 'Red Tails'

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Elijah Kelley takes to the air in "Red Tails" as one of the famous Tuskegee Airmen in World War II. It's only recently that the Airmen have gotten their fair share of honors for their military service during WWII, despite Jim Crow laws and rampant racism. Kelley plays young pilot Samuel "Joker" George alongside Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Andre Royo, Ne-Yo and Method Man in this inspirational film about the first African-American pilots who fought in combat. Get More »

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GALLERY: Stars Fly High at the 'Red Tails' Premiere

A bunch of World War II flying aces stepped out on the red carpet on Tuesday night as the cast and crew of "Red Tails" attended the film's New York City premiere.

Ne-Yo, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Method Man, Spike Lee, James Earl Jones and even George Lucas himself were at the Ziegfeld Theater to celebrate the film that showcases the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American U.S. pilots that were suddenly called into service after being kept mostly on the ground during the war.

Check out our gallery of pics from the premiere and go flying with "Red Tails" when it hits theaters on Jan. 20.

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George Lucas: Hollywood Didn't Flock To All-Black 'Red Tails'

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George Lucas may be one of the most respected directors and producers in Hollywood, but when it comes to getting movies made, there are some obstacles even Mr. Star Wars himself can't get around.

During an appearance on "The Daily Show" last night, Lucas admitted to Jon Stewart that his latest project, "Red Tails," was a hard sell.

The film, which tells the story of a group of Tuskegee Airmen during WWII, has plenty of star power behind it, with a cast that includes Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard and Method Man,, but Lucas says many studio heads passed on the project because of the subject matter. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: The Daily Show

New 'Red Tails' Trailer and Poster: God Bless America!

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Haven't heard of the new movie "Red Tails" before? Well, don't worry, because once you've had a chance to check out the new trailer and poster over at MTV Movies Blog, you'll be on board the buzzwagon faster than you can say "remember Pearl Harbor."

Headlined by an amazing group of talent that includes Oscar favorites Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr. as well as "Breaking Bad"'s Bryan Cranston, "Friday Night Lights" star Michael B. Jordan and hip-hoppers Method Man and Ne-Yo, "Red Tails" is a powerful look at the legendary Tuskegee Airmen, who battled Nazis -- and home grown prejudice -- to become one of the highest decorated units in World War II.

And now MTV has both the exclusive new trailer and poster from the visual geniuses at LucasFilm. So check it out and tell a friend. Because loose lips don't sink ships -- they help spread the word about great flicks like "Red Tails." Carry on, soldier.

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: MTV Movies Blog
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