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Sequels are awesome, plain and simple. Returning to familiar characters and worlds we love is like covering yourself with a warm blanket, although when a sequel is bad it can be like a blanket covered in potato bugs and lice. Studios love sequels because seven times out of ten they open huge, no matter how good they are. Get More »
Adapting a beloved novel for the big screen is always a tricky task. Back in 2011, though, David Fincher and the folks at Fox managed to do a more than credible job with the international bestseller "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." Sure, some people were miffed that they tweaked the ending, but for the most part, it was fairly respectful of the source material.
Well, get a load of this: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Fox is considering writing Daniel Craig out of the sequel, "The Girl Who Played With Fire," entirely despite the fact that he plays one of the main characters in the franchise.
So much for being faithful to the book! Get More »
Jessica Chastain — you go, grrrl!
The Oscar-nominated star of "Zero Dark Thirty" trades her trademark red mane for a short jet-black 'do (complete with accompanying tattoos) for her goth punk turn in "Mama," the Guillermo del Toro-produced frightfest about a rather, shall we say, over-protective ghost.
Jessica's new look has us wanting to start a band that only covers Sex Pistols songs ... and gather some pics of other hot punk rock chicks in flicks. Fight the power and get clickin' through our gallery.
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Anyone who has seen the original Swedish version of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" knows that it is probably a pretty darn bad idea to mess with Noomi Rapace. Luckily for us as movie fans, though, the bad guys in her movies apparently don't have Netflix, because they keep making that same fatal mistake over and over.
And as the new trailer for "Dead Man Down" shows, not even Colin Farrell is enough of a badass to escape her power. Get More »
The sleeper spring break release was downloaded 8.7 million times on populat filesharing site BitTorrent, taking this year's crown for movie people most want to stare at, huddled glassy-eyed at the laptops in the middle of the night, mumbling, "Dude. Duuuuuude." Get More »
Think you have an eye for movies? Then you're totally going to love our movie photo game, "What the Diff?"
We've taken hot pics from big movies — including "Dark Shadows," "The Twilight Saga," "The Avengers," "The Hunger Games" and "The Dark Knight Rises" — and added five twists to each shot. Your mission: Find and click on those little twists.
Your score depends on how quickly you can spot the "Diff" in each pic. When you're done racking up the points, you’ll be able to share your score with friends on Facebook. Get More »
Katniss Everdeen may have survived the Games, but we'll have to see how she fares against Kristen Wiig and her band of crazies — or, rather, ladies — as "The Hunger Games" and "Bridesmaids" lead the 2012 MTV Movie Award nominations with eight apiece, including Movie of the Year.
That's not a typo: The usually dominant "Twilight" series and its 2011 entry, "Breaking Dawn - Part 1," nabbed only two nominations (Movie of the Year and Best Kiss), while movies like "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2," (six noms) "21 Jump Street" (six) and "The Help" (four) fared better and will have more chances at bringing home Golden Popcorn statues.
This week: Rooney Mara deservedly earned an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of gothic computer hacker Lisbeth Salander in David Fincher's English-language remake of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," which co-stars a very un-Bondlike Daniel Craig.
Also new is Kermit's comeback in "The Muppets," Jonah Hill in the comedy "The Sitter," Gary Oldman in the spy thriller "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," and the Blu-ray debut of the violent Japanese phenomenon "Battle Royale." Get More »
Updated Feb. 23, 2012.
Here's some inside intel for casual movie fans contemplating their Oscar predictions: By the time the Academy Awards roll around, we know who's going to win in pretty much every major category.
Sure, there can be surprises and the occasional too-close-to-call race, but after so many other award functions play out in the lead-up to Oscar night, from the Critics Choice to the Golden Globes to the all the guild gatherings, patterns emerge and some favorites appear unbeatable.
That's why if you're about to head to Vegas (Editor's note: NextMovie does not condone gambling, unless you're sharing …) and lay down some scratch on "The Artist" winning Best Picture, the rewards, at this point, won't be too tempting. Get More »
A cardinal rule of moviemaking has always been, "Show. Don't tell."
And no one knows this truth to be more paramount than the Costume Designers Guild — these are the people who turn Rooney Mara into Lisbeth Salander and Daniel Radcliffe into Harry Potter. In other words, they've got some serious skills that go far beyond sewing, which is why last night's Costume Designers Guild Awards brought out some of Hollywood's brightest stars to celebrate some of cinema's most eye-catching achievements. Get More »