Hugh Jackman Talks Finally Putting “the Real Wolverine” on Screen, the Comics Influence, and More on the Set of THE WOLVERINE


Many people have wondered where and when The Wolverine takes place in the X-Men movie timeline, and how much influence the Chris Claremont/Frank Miller Wolverine comic book series had on the story.  During an on-set interview in Sydney last year, I participated in a group interview with Hugh Jackman...

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Karl Urban Talks STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, Reprising His Role, Working on the Practical Sets, IMAX 3D, Plus DREDD and ALMOST HUMAN


With J.J. Abrams Star Trek Into Darkness now playing around the world, we recently landed an exclusive phone interview with Karl Urban.  During the interview, he talked about making the sequel, his reaction to reading the script, how things changed on set, who was the one who broke the most while filming, filming with IMAX cameras, the 3D, and more...

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Stellar Sci-Fi Alien Action Short Film ‘Hybrids’ from Patrick Kalyn


“352 days since their arrival.” There’s another new sci-fi short film that just hit the web that many folks are flipping over already. I’ve received numerous emails linking me to this film Hybrids, an 8-minute science fiction alien action/revenge short written & directed by Patrick Kalyn. It stars Daniella Evangelista as a badass warrior girl who fights her way through a number of blue-blooded al...

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MAD MEN Recap: “A Tale of Two Cities”


Another triumphant Mad Men this week wherein the women, just like last week, reigned supreme.  “A Tale of Two Cities” though was just as its title expressed, about Us versus Them (after that trippy episode two weeks ago, the last two episodes have been pretty clear in tone and intention)...

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Ang Lee, Shane Black, Nicolas Winding Refn And More Being Considered For Bond 24

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Whoever ends up directing the still untitled Bond 24 will have some pretty big expectations to live up to. Sam Mendes’ work on Skyfall was absolutely masterful, and the film will not only go down in history as one of the franchise’s best, but also one of its most beautiful...

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Where M. Night Shyamalan Went Wrong: The Happening

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After Earth, the new movie from director M. Night Shyamalan, arrives in theaters this weekend…but you wouldn’t know it’s one of his films by watching the trailer. The filmmaker’s name is almost completely absent from the trailers and advertisements, and all this week we here at Cinema Blend are trying to figure out where it all went wrong. Eric and Mack have taken Unbreakable and The Village

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Saw 3D Director And Producer Jason Blum Will See Visions In 2014

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This may be a bit of an overstatement, but if a low-to-mid-budget horror film is being released in 2013 – at least the ones with sizable ad campaigns – chances are that it has Jason Blum’s name on it. He was one of the producers behind the alien horror Dark Skies, and the speculative thriller The Purge, and he still has James Wan’s upcoming haunted sequel Insidious: Chapter Two, and Paranorm...

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Confessions of an INDIANA JONES Virgin: Allison Watches THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL for the First Time


Our daily series where Allison Keene watches the Indiana Jones movies for the first time. Read her intro/explanation here, and here’s her reviews of Raiders of the Lost Ark, Temple of Doom, and The Last Crusade.)

Finally, the “real” last one (maybe?): Kingdom of the Crystal Skull...

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Daniel Sharman Talks the Show’s Unexpected Nature, Isaac’s Relationship with Scott, and More on the Set of TEEN WOLF Season 3


Developed by Jeff Davis, the hit MTV drama series Teen Wolf returns for a super-sized, 24-episode third season that debuts on June 3rd.  Picking up four months after the events that nearly ended Jackson’s (Colton Haynes) life and resurrected Peter Hale (Ian Bohen), Season 3 finds teen werewolf Scott McCall (Tyler Posey) and his friends Stiles (Dylan O’Brien), Lydia (Holland Roden) and Al...

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New ‘Man of Steel’ Trailer: General Zod Threatens Earth

Ever since Terence Stamp made Christopher Reeve kneel before him in 1980′s Superman II, the character of General Zod has become an iconic part of the Superman mythos. Seeing multiple incarnations in comics and cartoons, Zod (plus others with the power of Superman who are corrupted by it) definitely ranks as one of Superman’s great villains...

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