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Elizabeth Banks Talks LEGO and Directing PITCH PERFECT 2 at THE LEGO MOVIE Premiere

Elizabeth Banks is keeping herself busy. Not only is she starring in The Hunger Games series, she is also the voice of Wyldstyle, a character in The LEGO Movie whom… more

Enemies Unite In THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Super Bowl Trailer

The latest trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 gives us a closer look at Max Dillon and how he became the Spider-Man adversary known as Electro. There’s also a small… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

Check Out Some All New Teasers For NEED FOR SPEED

Following our recent visit to the set, and with its release a little over a month away, check out the latest television spot and trailer for Dreamworks’ upcoming adaptation of… more

The Dinobots Arrive In The First Clip From TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION

It’s been three long years since we last got a taste of Michael Bay’s world of the Transformers, and many wondered how the king of big time action… more

THE MUPPETS MOST WANTED Gets Reviewed by the Internet in Super Bowl Commercial

As everyone knows, there’s nothing but the truth on the Internet, which is exactly why The Muppets Most Wanted once again brought the wise professional opinions of the Internet’s finest… more

Major Action In the CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Super Bowl Trailer

Our pal Steve Rogers is going to have his hands full in his next adventure, as indicated in the Super Bowl trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The drama… more

Check Out An All New TV Spot For THE LEGO MOVIE

We’re only 5 days away from the release of Warner Brothers’ animated comedy The LEGO Movie. Without any further ado, check out the latest television spot: It feels like… more

J.K. Rowling Regrets Ron and Hermione Love Match

J.K. Rowling says that “distance has given [her] perspective” on the decision to have Hermione marry Ron in the seventh and final novel in her hugely popular Harry Potter… more

Philip Seymour Hoffman, 1967-2014

The thing we’ll remember most about Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died this morning at his apartment in New York City of what some news organizations are reporting as a drug… more


For a film based on a children’s series, the images from the Michael Bay-produced take on the pizza-loving turtles are different from their cartoonish ’80s counterparts. The leaked pictures… more

Chip n’ Dale to Hit the Big Screen

Award-winning commercial director Robert Rugan has successfully pitched a live action version of the former TV hit Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers to Disney for the big screen. Mandeville Films/… more


My wife made this observation: There is, perhaps, a small comfort in knowing that you have perhaps already seen the worst film of the year as early as January. I’m… more


The insufferable bro-dogg-susceptible post-college romantic milieu of the city-bound white male is at the center of Tom Gormican’s new romcom That Awkward Moment; You know, that time when you’ve mastered… more

Oh My Disney And Mondo Team Up To Present a Special Gallery at South by Southwest

South by Southwest has been growing to encompass more topics over the years, and now it has more Disney flair. If you’re at SXSW this year, you’ll get your dose… more

This Is Heavy, Doc! BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical To Premiere In London Next Year

No, there isn’t a problem with the Earth’s gravitational pull — Back to the Future scribes Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale have re-teamed and joined noted theater director Jamie Lloyd (… more

Oscar Review: NEBRASKA

Witney is giving odds on – and impressions of – the nine films nominated for the Best Picture Oscars this year. Today, he will look at the film he considers the second… more

Meet The Man Of Plastic In THE LEGO MOVIE’s New Trailer

Get ready to have your inner (or outer) child relentlessly tickled with the latest trailer for The LEGO Movie. There’s a lot of epic music, a lot of plastic, a… more

BATMAN Reanimated – Heart of Ice

As if Batman: The Animated Series hadn’t already quickly established itself as being a gorgeous piece of television action animation, and a distinctive and surprisingly grown-up adaptation of the Dark… more

New STAR WARS Book Focuses on Darth Maul; Sam Witwer Reads Audio Excerpt

You knock Darth Maul down, he gets up again and again. You slice off his legs and toss him down a chasm, he acquires cybernetic legs. He’s one tough Sith…. more

BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN Has Found Its Lex Luthor and Alfred

You know what’s better than a million Batman vs. Superman casting rumors? A billion Batman vs. Superman casting rumors. Even better than that? Real, confirmed casting news straight from Warner… more

Get Your First Tease of the New THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Super Bowl Spot

Mark Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man series has, quickly, been growing into a beast. With word of four films being in the works for the current iteration of the web… more


Face it, many of us will mainly tune into the Super Bowl this weekend to watch the highly entertaining commercials. Among these commercials, is Marvel’s trailer for Captain America: Winter… more

LEGO to Make Ghostbusters Set for the Film’s 30th Anniversary

The LEGO CUUSOO Program has officially announced the winner of its Fall 2013 submissions, a Ghostbusters set to be released in honor of the 30th anniversary of the film. The… more