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The Horror!: Hammer To Open Script Archive To Public Research & Study

By: NANCY TARTAGLIONE, Source: Deadline.com Enjoying a resurgence with The Woman In Black, venerable British horror studio Hammer has chosen the Cinema And Television History (CATH) Research Centre at the UK’s Leicester De Montfort University to house its script archive. The CATH center will catalogue and curate a collection that

Grundy’s Web Pick of the Week: SlashFilm’s Page 2

If you are a movie buff like me, you are probably already familiar with the entertainment news blog Slashfilm.com. One of my favorite series on the site is down played with the name “Page 2”–implying content not worthy of individual posts on “Page 1.” Really, it isn’t a question of

‘Hunger Games’ tops poll as most anticipated film of 2012

Source: Entertainment Weekly “The Hunger Games” topped the list of most anticipated films in 2012, according to a recent poll by Entertainment Weekly magazine. About 38 percent of responders said the film, which is slated for release on March 23, is the movie they most want to see next year. Also

Were any of your favorite sci-fi flicks among this year’s flops?

By Matthew Jackson, Source: Blastr.com We’re all looking forward to a new year, but movie studios are probably especially happy that 2011 is ending. It wasn’t kind to them. Ticket sales were down four percent from 2010, thanks in large part to a number of major movie flops, including a

Marvel finally chooses its Thor 2 director

By Marc Bernardin, Source: Blastr.com Despite the forgone conclusion that the Chris Hemsworth-starring Thor would get a sequel—it’s what you do when a movie grosses $449 million worldwide—the path to getting that sequel off the ground has been a bit rocky. Hopefully, a Game of Thrones veteran can get the

LEGO announces deal to reimagine ‘The Hobbit’ universe

by Jeff Labrecque, Source:EW; For years now, LEGO-playing fans of Tolkien’s universe have been forced to re-enact their favorite Middle-earth scenes with Han Solo, Dobby the House Elf and other franchise’s miniatures. But beginning next June, those days are history. Warner Bros Consumer Products has finally relented to bring all

Christian Bale confirms that he’s done playing the Dark Knight

By Nathalie Caron, source: Blastr.com We all knew it was coming (though we admit we’ve lived in complete denial about it), but for those of us who still hoped that Christian Bale would reconsider and return for further adventures of the caped crusader down the line after the upcoming The

Gobble Gobble: The Biggest Box-Office Turkeys of 2011

By Kurt Orzeck, Source: Yahoo.com Turkey Day comes once a year, but in a year that’s been short on big motion-picture success stories, it seems like a fresh bird has landed at the box office every weekend. In honor of the biggest film-going holiday on the calendar, TheWrap has assembled

Flick Bits: First Pics of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus!

Entertainment Weekly has a sneak peek into the much anticipated new Ridley Scott flick, Prometheus.  Thanks to http://skiffyandfanty.wordpress.com for the scans. And here they are.   Scott’s film, set for release next June, is the latest addition to the Alien universe/series, which began with Alien in 1979 and continued under James Cameron with the

‘Harry Potter’ films disappearing from stores soon after Dec. 29!

by Jeff Labrecque, Source: EW.com Harry Potter said his last goodbye this summer, with the release of the franchise’s final chapter, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2, and Warner Bros. seems determined to prove they really meant it. As of Dec. 29, no more Harry Potter theatrical

‘Avatar’ Is The Most Pirated Movie Of All Time

by Eriq Gardner, Source: The Hollywood Reporter Avatar, the 20th Century Fox blockbuster directed by James Cameron, is the most pirated film in Hollywood history, according to a study released by TorrentFreak. The film has been downloaded some 21 million times since it was released in 2009. Famously, Cameron once

X-Men First Class Trailer Now Online

We assume 20th Century Fox didn’t debut the trailer for the upcoming X-Men: First Class during the Super Bowl because it didn’t want the thing to get lost among all those superheroes like Captain America and Thor. But based on what we’ve just seen, it had nothing to worry about—because

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