While 'Maniac' doesn't mark the first time Elijah Wood has played a psychopath (remember his creepy turn in 'Sin City'?), it's certainly showing us a side of Frodo Baggins we've never seen before. Not that you'll actually see much of him in it. The film, a remake of a nasty 80s cult classic, takes place from the Wood character's point of view, so we'll only get to actually view his face in reflections.
If you want a peek inside the mind of this remake, the first six minutes of 'Maniac' have been released online and can be watched after the break!
The question of who will direct the next 'Star Wars' still lingers quite maddeningly; while we would ideally be compiling a shortlist of contenders, we mostly collate who has expressed disinterest or denied involvement. One of those names is J.J. Abrams, who weeks ago stated in no uncertain terms that he didn't want the massive undertaking.
But did you know that he was evidently offered the job? A few choice quotes from the 'Star Trek' director indicates that he could have been the captain of two different space sagas. Jump after the break to learn more.
It's a major award! Looks like the Library of Congress is in a very Christmas-y mood, as Bob Clark's classic 'A Christmas Story' is one of 25 new films selected for preservation into the National Film Registry. Oh fudge, indeed!
Jump after the break to find out the other 24 titles!
The dazzling trailer for Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' sashayed online just yesterday, and if it whet your appetite for the world of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic, there's another treat from the Warner Bros. release waiting for you today -- six brand-new posters we've collected featuring all of the main characters!
Sylvester Stallone is still flexing those ridiculous muscles of his in 'Bullet to the Head,' an action thriller directed by action vet Walter Hill, and the first poster for the 2013 release has just exploded online...
You'll be forgiven if you're still reeling from last night's trailer debut of 'Pacific Rim,' which we think we can objectively say looks utterly fantastic. If Guillermo del Toro's monsters vs. robots epic wasn't already near the top of your 2013 "must see" list, it surely is now.
The hits keep on coming from the sci-fi epic, as today we've clutched on to the new 'Pacific Rim' poster, which debuted along with the trailer on Apple. Head beyond the break to see it in full.
No, this isn't a remake of the De Niro-Pacino classic. 'The Heat' brings Sandra Bullock, perhaps Hollywood's most bankable actress, and 'Bridesmaids' scene-stealer Melissa McCarthy, last year's most unlikely "it girl," together for a raucous buddy comedy that sees the two playing mismatched law enforcers. Can you imagine?!
The trailer for the comedy, directed by McCarthy's 'Bridesmaids' helmer Paul Feig, has just burst onto the internet, and you can watch it here after the break.
More 'Star Wars: Episode 7' news? Well, it's clear that, from now until summer 2015, we'll have at least one 'Star Wars: Episode 7' rumor for you per day. Not that we're complaining, mind you: has there ever been a movie in development more fun to speculate about? Hard to think of one.
Today we'll be bringing you updates from three of the "potential" directors of Episode 7: J.J. Abrams, Jon Favreau and out-of-left-field contender Colin Trevorrow ('Safety Not Guaranteed'). The initial names are just two of many dream directors of the sequel for fanboys, while the latter is someone who has actually been connected - however tentatively - to the film. Let's get to it!
No 'Star Wars: Episode 7' for George Lucas! In case you haven't heard (yeah right), Lucas recently sold his Lucasfilm empire to Disney for a meager $4 billion, giving the future of 'Star Wars' over to the Mouse House and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. A stunning development that immediately reinvigorated the 'Star Wars' brand and turned the entire fanboy focus toward the beloved franchise once again.
But what about George? He'll act as creative consultant on the next 'Star Wars' trilogy, starting with 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' but by and large he'll be leaving the force in someone else's hands. So the question is, what does the man do with his time now?
The iPhone's iOS6 upgrade has brought Siri closer to sentience. At least when it comes to movies; the "personal assistant" now evidently feels sympathy towards some of its misunderstood cinematic counterparts. Want to know Siri's take on 'Blade Runner'? It could make you look at it in a whole new light.
It would appear as though the 2013 awards season already has a major player in 'The Homesman,' and the picture hasn't even begun shooting yet. The film, set to be written and directed by Tommy Lee Jones (who also plans to star), is an American frontier drama with a handful of meaty roles. Today, we may know who will occupy a couple of those meaty roles: Oscar-winners Meryl Streep and Hilary Swank. (Jones won an Oscar too, so we're talking lots of potential "Academy Award Winner..." titles on 'The Homesman's' poster.)
Even James Bond finds the time to tweet when the news is important.
The official 007 Twitter account was recently updated with some very interesting release date news for those looking forward to seeing 'Skyfall' on an IMAX screen... or really any screen at all. Turns out we'll be able to see the flick in theaters before its official November 9 release date. So, how early will the Sam Mendes-directed film drop in? Find out after the break!
The fallout from the 14-minute 'Innocence of Muslims' YouTube clip, which is being blamed for a slew of riots, continues to grow in the Middle East. Despite the country's attempts to calm things down with a 'Day of Love for the Prophet Mohammed,' protesters in Pakistan have set fire to two different movie theaters.
Not even US government-backed commercials airing in Pakistan, that condemn 'Innocence of Muslims,' have been able to quiet the storm; protesters flooded the city of Peshawar, clashed with teargas-heaving police and torched the two cinemas.
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