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'RoboCop' Trailer: The Future of American Justice

The year 2028 doesn't sound that terribly far away, but a lot can happen in 15 years, people (just ask anyone who remembers the '98 film scene what they think about Hollywood's big re-make machine today).

In the case of "RoboCop," an arguably unnecessary re-tooling of the 1987 award-winning original, technology has advanced to the point that a half-dead police officer can be revived by way of machinery and computerized mind control to become an ass-kicking cyborg who/which does the bidding for this big, evil corporation OmniCorp ... that is, until his even more powerful sense of self-governance sets in and starts to glitch up the system.

Dun dun dunnnnn! Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News New Movie Trailers | Source: Variety

Link Riot: Samuel L. Jackson is Badass in Silhouette Form

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• Samuel L. Jackson is even more badass in silhouette form. [Imgur]

• Edgar Wright had some questions about censorship and the use of the C-word. [Edgar Wright Here]

• These are the 50 best Criterion Collection covers. [Film.com]

• The 'Ender's Game' director has called author Orson Scott Card's homophobic views "dreadfully ironic." [Hypable]

• Made for TV: the funniest TV-edits of movie obscenities ever. [ScreenCrush]

• Get to know the 20 most badass ladies of cult cinema. [Death & Taxes Mag]

• You must watch this amazing 'Mary Poppins' remix. [Slate]

• If you've ever had any questions for the cast of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,' now's your chance to ask 'em. [Moviefone]

• Strange reasons why actors were cast in certain roles. [Film School Rejects]

• Well, this is the best 'Star Wars'-themed party ever. Lucky kid. [Pleated Jeans]

Filed Under: Link Riot

'Oldboy' Red Band Trailer: Nothing is More Twisted Than the Truth

People always complain about the seemingly never-ending cycle of Hollywood remakes (ourselves included). From the cringeworthy to the just plain stupid, these reboots often make us wonder if there are any original ideas left in Tinseltown.

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The 35 Best Movie Cameos of All Time

This is the End Columbia Pictures

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have assembled a Murderer's Row of comedy heavy-hitters to provide cameos as themselves — including Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Emma Watson and Rihanna — in their new apocalyptic satire, "This is the End."

That's a buncha muncha cruncha cameos, but how do they stack up among the greatest ever perpetrated? We're counting down 35 surprise appearances in movies that pleased and shocked us ... and left us wanting more. Get More »

Filed Under: Features

New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Django Unchained' and More

Django Unchained The Weinstein Company

This week: Quentin Tarantino's eighth film, the Oscar-winning "Django Unchained," starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L. Jackson, finds emancipation on DVD and Blu-ray after a celebrated run at the box office.

Also new this week is the pitch-black comedy "Small Apartments," the Southern ghost story "The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia" and the Criterion Collection Blu-ray debut of "Repo Man." Get More »

Filed Under: DVD & Blu-ray Queue It Up

MTV Movie Awards: The Best in 140 or Less

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Tonight's MTV Movie Awards got the tweeters tweeting — mostly to make fun of everybody, but whatevs, that's cool.

With Fat Amy Rebel Wilson at the helm, zingers were bound to be zung. And zung they were. And they were. Who caught the lion's share of the interwebs' special brand of vitriol?

Well, since it's Hollywood, no one was safe, so we'll let you decide. Here are the some of the snappiest e-snaps of the night! Who said it best? Get More »

Filed Under: MTV Movie Awards

See Ya Probably Never, 'Tarzan'

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Looks like Alexander Skarsgard won't be beating his bare, chiseled chest while romping through the jungle any time soon — unless, of course, "True Blood" takes an unexpected turn for its sixth season.

That sound you hear is women across the world groaning in collective dismay, by the way.

Per Deadline, Warner Bros. is — at least temporarily — pulling the plug on the David Yates-led reboot of "Tarzan," which was set to feature "Zero Dark Thirty" femme Jessica Chastain as the dame Jane. Reportedly, the production halt stems from the studio being uncomfortable with the budget on-hand, but there may be a second lurking matter at issue, too: casting. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: FirstShowing.net

'Pulp Fiction' Almost Starred Daniel Day-Lewis and Matt Dillon

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In the 19 years since "Pulp Fiction" hit theaters, the film that made Quentin Tarantino a superstar has become a bona fide cinematic classic. Hell, it was a classic from the moment it first screened at the Cannes Film Festival. But as a new oral history of the film in Vanity Fair shows, "Pulp Fiction" was almost a very different film.

Forget Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis and John Travolta. How about "Pulp Fiction" starring Paul Calderon, Matt Dillon and Daniel Day-Lewis? Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Vanity Fair

Will Anne Hathaway or Samuel L. Jackson Win This Epic 'Sad Off'?

Funny or Die

Samuel L. Jackson and Anne Hathaway are both well-revered Academy Award-nominated thesps, they both appeared in billion-dollar-grossing superhero flicks this year, and they both have bigtime Oscar bait movies coming out on Christmas, which is why it's all the more important that these two fight.

What kind of a battle are we talking about here? Wits? Fisticuffs? No, silly, it's an old school SAD OFF over who has the sadder flick, "Django Unchained" or "Les Misérables," courtesy of those fine folks at Funny or Die. Get More »

Filed Under: Check This | Source: Funny or Die

'Hell Yeah' Sam Jackson Would Return For More 'Star Wars'

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There's at least one Jedi Master who's once again feeling the Force of "Star Wars."

Samuel L. Jackson, who played purple lightsaber-wielding Mace Windu in each installment of the "Star Wars" prequel trilogy, is totally excited about Disney's resurrection of the franchise — and gives a hearty "Hell yeah!" when asked if he'd be up for reprising his role in the new films, according to E! Online. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: E! Online
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