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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Now You See Me' and More

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This week: Jesse Eisenberg heads up the Four Horsemen, a team of professional illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances in "Now You See Me," which also stars Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman and Melanie Laurent.

Also new this week is the based-on-a-true-story crime thriller "The Iceman" with Michael Shannon, the road-trip drama "Arthur Newman" with Colin Firth and Emily Blunt and the inexplicable cult hit "Sharknado" with Ian Ziering and Tara Reid. Get More »

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Michael Shannon's 9 Craziest Roles

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Here’s a good question: Has Michael Shannon ever played a normal guy? You know, just your average, every day, run-of-the-mill sort?

There’s just something about Shannon that makes Hollywood think "nut job," to the point that it was probably inevitable that he was cast as the villainous General Zod in "Man of Steel." It's hard to pick the nine craziest roles of a man known for almost always bringing the crazy, but if we had to choose ... Get More »

Mad Max's Weekend Movie Guide: 'Iron Man Three' & More

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"Dads leave, you don’t have to be such a pussy about it." – Tony Stark, 'Iron Man Three'

Greetings from the apocalypse! Free Comics? An "Iron Man" sequel that doesn't suck? Genre festivals, eccentric painter docs and serial killer biopics? Have I been irradiated and gone to heaven? Nope, it's all happening man, it's all happening … Get More »

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Loving Father, Ruthless Killer in 'The Iceman' Trailer

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It's a mad world when Chris Evans plays a contract killer whose front is an ice cream truck.

It's fun to see Captain American play a long-haired bad guy in "The Iceman," but it's the future General Zod, Michael Shannon, who takes center stage in this true-crime thriller about Richard Kuklinski, the notorious mob assassin who also happened to be a loving father and faithful husband. Get More »

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Best of the Fest: The 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

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We've bid farewell to the Great White North for another year — yup, the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival is officially over. In years past, Oscar winners like "Slumdog Millionaire" and "The King's Speech" made their international debuts at TIFF. With that in mind, we took in every screening our schedules allowed, looking for the Next Big Thing of this year.

We narrowed the Best of Fest list to 15; They may not be the Oscar nominees of 2013 — though we'd bet cash money some of them are — but they'll be among the best movies you'll see for yourself this year. -- By Kevin Polowy and Brooke Tarnoff Get More »

Winona Ryder Does Clueless Wife Duty For 'The Iceman'

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Winona Ryder is going to play a killer's wife who doesn't know she's a killer's wife.

The "Black Swan" beauty has signed on to join Michael Shannon and Chris Evans in the chilly mob thriller, "The Iceman," according to Deadline.

"The Iceman" tells the story of Richard Kuklinski (Shannon), a family man who carried out contract killings for the mob. Ryder will be playing Kuklinski's wife, Deborah, who had no idea that her husband was an assassin, with Evans playing Kuklinski's mentor, Robert Pronge. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Deadline

Chris Evans Cometh! (You Know, Like 'The Iceman')

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Chris Evans may be best known these days for fighting crime in "Captain America: The First Avenger," but he's about to get a whole new battlecry: The "Iceman" cometh.

Don't worry, the "Fantastic Four," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and "Scott Pilgrim" star isn't taking on the iconic "X-Men" character in yet another superhero movie, he's just signed onto the upcoming mob drama "The Iceman" -- and according to Deadline, his gain is James Franco's loss, as he'll be replacing Franco in the film.

Sorry James, but you really shouldn't mess with Captain America. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Deadline

James Franco No Longer Cool for 'Iceman'

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UPDATE: Apparently, the ice has melted for James Franco.

Sources tell JustJared that the Oscar nominee has pulled out of "The Iceman," a biopic about mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski, due to "contractual issues that didn't involve financial terms."

This news reportedly throws the entire project into question.

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Though he's no longer making "The Three Stooges" with Sean Penn and Jim Carrey, Benicio Del Toro has just landed himself a new pair of killer co-stars. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Deadline
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