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10 Infuriatingly Bad Endings To Good Movies

October 5th, 2014 11:00am EDT
10 Infuriatingly Bad Endings To Good Movies
Nothing can ruin an otherwise great night out at the movies like an ending that undoes all of the goodwill the film had built up with its viewers over the preceding 2+ hours. So what makes for a bad ending? Some of the movies on this list left us confused, some left us sad, some left us wanting more. But the common denominator is that each of these films made us want to throw something at the screen when the credits started rolling. Here are 10 infuriatingly bad endings to otherwise good movies.

Man of Steel

We knew going in that Zack Snyder's take on Superman was going to be a bit dark...
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New Photo Of Ben Affleck's Aging Caped Crusader From 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice' Debuts At Comic Con

July 25th, 2014 4:34pm EDT
Ben Affleck as Batman
Batman is celebrating his 75th birthday at this year's Comic Con, and to honor the Caped Crusader, Warner Bros. unveiled a new photo of Ben Affleck wearing the hero's famed cowl at the annual pop culture event.

While Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is still nearly two years away, it's a good bet that DC Comics will be using the occasion to steal a little thunder from rival Marvel Comics, which will be trotting out several superhero films between now and then, beginning with this summer's Guardians of the Galaxy, which opens August 1 and will be the studio's main focus at Comic Con.

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Henry Cavill Stands In A Gotham City Rainstorm In First Promo Photo From 'Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice'

July 3rd, 2014 11:48pm EDT
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
The first image of Henry Cavill reprising his role as Superman in the forthcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice film was released on Thursday. The photo, in which Superman appears to be standing in a very gloomy-looking Gotham City, accompanied an interview with director Zack Snyder on USA Today.com.

Snyder revealed to the website that getting Batman into the highly anticipated 2016 Man of Steel sequel wasn't a priority at first, but it became clear that the character fit in the way the story came together.

"I was in no rush to put Batman in the movie," Snyder said, "but on the other...
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Game Of Thrones' Actor To Star In Upcoming 'Batman vs. Superman' Movie

June 15th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
Game Of Thrones' Actor To Star In Upcoming 'Batman vs. Superman'
That's right. Everyone's favorite Khal Drogo (Jason Momoa) is set to play Aquaman in the upcoming Superman sequel, Batman vs. Superman : Dawn of Justice.

Momoa is best know for his part as the savage Dothraki warlord from Essos in the incredibly popular HBO flagship series 'Game of Thrones,' but also played as Conan the Barbarian in the less well known 2011 reboot.

According to Hitfix, Jason's role in the upcoming film will be fairly brief.

"What we're hearing is that he [Aquaman] is not pleased about the World Engine and what it did to the Indian Ocean."

There were hints that Aqu...
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Zack Snyder's 'Man Of Steel' Sequel Gets A New Title, Begins Shooting In Detroit

May 22nd, 2014 12:46am EDT
Zack Snyder's 'Man Of Steel' Sequel Gets A New Title, Begins Sho
Zack Snyder's Man of Steel sequel has officially started filming in Detroit, Michigan; and the film also has an official title.

Warner Bros. announced Wednesday that the cameras have begun rolling on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which will hit theaters in May 2016.

Henry Cavill will reprise his role as Superman in the film, and he'll be joined by Ben Affleck, who will play Bruce Wayne/Batman. "Fast & Furious" star Gal Gadot is confirmed to play Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, and Jesse Eisenberg will play Lex Luthor.

Rumor has it that the Joker will also make an appearance in the film,...
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Warner Bros. Confirms Zack Snyder Will Direct 'Justice League' Movie

April 28th, 2014 5:01pm EDT
Justice League
Director Zack Snyder will start working on a "Justice League" movie after his Man of Steel sequel Batman Vs. Superman is released in 2016.

The news was confirmed by Warner Bros. head Greg Silverman on Sunday, when he confirmed the news to the Wall Street Journal.

"It will be a further expansion of this universe," Silverman said. "'Superman vs Batman' will lead into 'Justice League.'"

Note that Silverman referred to the film as "Superman vs. Batman" -- could a title change be on the way?

The film's script is currently in development for the film, which will bring together all of DC Comic...
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Who Are The Top 10 Female Supervillains?

March 6th, 2014 7:01pm EST
Who Are The Top 10 Female Supervillains?
Which female villains are the best? Check out this countdown of the 10 top movie supervillains that were women. These women have kicked and punched their way through our favorite action and comic book flicks -- looking sexy all the while.

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Gal Gadot Signs Up To Play Wonder Woman In Three Films

January 23rd, 2014 3:34pm EST
Gal Gadot
Gal Gadot has been signed to appear as Wonder Woman in three movies.

The 28-year-old model, who will take on the part in Warner Bros.' upcoming Man of Steel sequel, admits she's contracted to reprise the role of the superhero on multiple occasions.

The Fast & Furious actress, confessed details of her agreement in an interview on Israeli talk show Good Evening With Gail Pines where she admitted she's being paid $300,000 for the coveted part.

Gadot has been learning Kung Fu and kickboxing in preparation for Wonder Woman, where she's been practising how to use swords and Jujutsu.

She previ...
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Denzel Washington Rumored To Play Green Lantern In 'Man Of Steel' Sequel

December 31st, 2013 8:59pm EST
Denzel Washington
The upcoming sequel to this summer's blockbuster Superman flick Man of Steel is looking more and more like a full-on "Justice League" movie.

The film, tentatively titled Batman Vs. Superman, recently cast Ben Affleck in the role of the Caped Crusader, while "Fast & Furious 6" star Gal Gadot landed the role of Wonder Woman.

Adding to the list of heroes set to appear, Denzel Washington is currently the frontrunner to play Green Lantern in the film, according to Ace Showbiz.com

Washington was originally considered for the role of bad guy Lex Luthor, but Joaquin Phoenix is currently tapped t...
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Gal Gadot Promises Fans She'll Bulk Up For Wonder Woman Role

December 26th, 2013 9:22pm EST
Gal Gadot
Gal Gadot has a message for all the critics who lashed out over her body type when it was announced that she'd be playing Wonder Woman in the upcoming "Man Of Steel" sequel: don't worry.

The Israeli star finally spoke out since it was revealed that she'd be playing the Amazonian princess earlier this month.

The actress was interviewed on Israeli entertainment show "Good Evening with Gai Pines," and Batman-News.com provided the translation of the full interview, which was done in Hebrew.

"I represent the Wonder Woman of the new world," Gadot says. "Breasts ... anyone can buy for 9,000 she...
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Gal Gadot Criticized For Being Too Thin And Not Busty Enough To Play Wonder Woman

December 5th, 2013 9:02pm EST
Gal Gadot
Many DC Comics fans are still not happy with the way the planned Man of Steel sequel is turning out. Following an uproar over the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman in the film, producers have caused yet another uproar with the addition of Israeli actress Gal Gadot, who was confirmed to play Wonder Woman in the film by director Zack Snyder on Wednesday.

The five-foot nine-inch former Miss Universe Israel has been criticized for not having a big enough bust or looking buff enough to fill the role of the Amazonian warrior princess.

Facebook, Twitter and numerous comment sections online have b...
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'Fast & Furious' Actress Gal Gadot To Play Wonder Woman In 'Man Of Steel' Sequel

December 4th, 2013 9:31pm EST
Gal Gadot
Actress Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in the planned 2015 sequel to this summer's Man of Steel.

Gadot, an Israeli actress and model who represented the country in the 2004 Miss Universe pageant, is set to join Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill in the tentatively titled Batman Vs. Superman. Cavill will reprise his role as the Man of Steel, while Affleck is set to take on the role of the Caped Crusader -- a casting move that was met with heavy backlash from Batman fans.

Gadot, best known for her work in three of the films in the Fast & Furious series, is thrilled about the role.

"I Ca...
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Check Out 'Man Of Steel' On DVD, Blu-ray & More!

November 12th, 2013 7:23am EST
Man Of Steel
Packed with exciting action and visuals, "Man Of Steel" is available now on Blu-ray, DVD, digital download and more.

In this updated Superman film, a young boy named Clark learns that he is different from everyone else. His extraordinary powers set him apart from his peers and make him an outcast. It isn't much comfort when his adopted father explains that he comes from another planet.

As a young man, Clark (Henry Cavill) makes a journey to discover where he comes from and find out what he was sent to earth to do. Everything in his life changes when he learns that his true name is Kal-El ...
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Justin Timberlake Covets The Riddler Role

August 31st, 2013 11:19am EDT
Justin Timberlake
International pop superstar Justin Timberlake is enthusiastic to go mean and green on the big screen as Batman's antagonist The Riddler.

The 32 year-old singer has applauded Ben Affleck's casting as the Caped Crusader in the Man of Steel sequel, revealing he has become a big fan of the Argo director after working with him on new film Runner Runner last year.

He tells radio Fresh 102.7, "I worked with Ben last summer and I've seen his process. I think he's a brilliant filmmaker. I think he's an extreme talent so he could surprise a lot of people."

And if movie honchos are considering m...
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Matt Damon To The Internet: 'Batman Is Not King Lear'

August 28th, 2013 8:42am EDT
Matt Damon
Matt Damon has backed the contentious plans to cast Ben Affleck as the latest Batman, telling disgruntled fans of the popular franchise, "It's not King Lear."

On Friday, director Zack Snyder announced he wants the Daredevil star to play the Caped Crusader in a sequel to Superman movie Man of Steel.

The unforeseen news sparked anger, outrage and pandemonium among many fans of the franchise, and an online petition to block the move had attracted more than 80,000 signatures.

Now, Affleck's crony Damon has spoken out to silence critics, insisting the role is not a demanding one and is wel...
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The Morning Roundup: Kate Gosselin Suing Ex For Identity Theft, Kelly Clarkson Bashes VMAs, Breaking Bad Recap

August 27th, 2013 9:41am EDT
Kate Gosselin
Kate Gosselin has filed a huge lawsuit against her ex-husband Jon, accusing hime of hacking into her computer to get information for a tell-all memoir. Jon reportedly stole her hard drive and was able to get his hands on bank records and phone logs. She's suing for a reported seven-figures for invasion of privacy and identity theft. (story)

Kelly Clarkson summed up the 2013 MTV VMAs with just one tweet: "#pitchystrippers". The singer didn't name any names, but she was reportedly appalled by the performances of "a couple" of stars at the award ceremony. We gather she's referring to Lady Gag...
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Five Reasons Ben Affleck Is A Good Choice To Play Batman (And One Really Bad One)

August 25th, 2013 10:01am EDT
Ben Affleck
Friday morning the internet blew up after it was revealed that Ben Affleck was cast in the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman for the 2015 sequel to this summer's blockbuster Superman film, Man of Steel.

Affleck will portray a more aged and wiser Dark Knight opposite Henry Cavill's Superman, and the casting move has been met with lots of backlash.

Producers had to find someone new for the role after Christian Bale revealed he wouldn't portray the character again after last year's The Dark Knight Rises, even reportedly turning down a $50 million offer to put on the Batsuit one more time for a plan...
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'Man Of Steel' Sequel To Be Titled Either 'Superman vs. Batman' or 'Batman vs. Superman'

July 24th, 2013 2:01pm EDT
Batman and Superman
Superman and Batman are set to share the screen in Zack Snyder's sequel to this summer's Man of Steel.

The director surprised fans with the news during Comic Con over the weekend, following the presentation of upcoming films on the way from Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures, taking the stage to make the big reveal.

Snyder then brought out "Man of Steel" actor Harry Lennix, who read a passage from graphic novelist Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns," which involves both superheroes at odds with each other.

"I want you to remember, Clark, in all the years to come, in all your most p...
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The Morning Roundup: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Weds, Kate Middleton In Labor, Superman & Batman Movie Coming

July 22nd, 2013 10:14am EDT
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
"Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson got married over the weekend. The actor wed his longtime partner Justin Mikita in New York City on Saturday in front of a lot of celebrity guests, including some of his co-stars. (story)

Kanye West could find himself in serious trouble if the Los Angeles district attorney's office decides to charge him with felony robbery instead of misdemeanor battery over an altercation at LAX on Friday. The rapper got into a scuffle with a photographer, wrestled him to the ground and attempted to take his camera. The paparazzo ended up in the hospital and Kanye ...
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Superman To Share The Screen With Batman In 'Man Of Steel' Sequel

July 21st, 2013 10:22pm EDT
Batman and Superman
Man of Steel director Zack Snyder confirmed on Saturday that Superman and Batman will share the screen together in 2015.

The director revealed that Warner Bros. has plans to include the The Dark Knight in the sequel to this year's reboot of the Superman franchise, and Henry Cavill and Amy Adams are both on board.

The Batman character will presumably be slightly different than Christian Bale's version, as the star won't be reprising the character from Christopher Nolan's highly successful "Dark Knight" trilogy.

The announcement for the film, which involved an image of the Batman logo with...
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Kaley Cuoco And Henry Cavill Reportedly Dating

July 1st, 2013 3:50pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco is dating Superman, according to reports.

According to Us Weekly the sexy 27-year-old actress has hooked up with Man of Steel star Henry Cavill, 30.

"They are totally hot for each other," a source tells the magazine.

Both stars became single earlier this year, Cuoco broke it off from Pepper lead singer Bret Bollinger, while Cavill cplit from actress/mixed martial artist Gina Carano.

Cuoco hinted at the relationship via a post on her Twitter page two weeks ago, when she uploaded a photo of herself sitting on a movie theater floor fawning at Cavill's m...
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'Monster's University' Holds On To Top Spot At Weekend Box Office

July 1st, 2013 7:36am EDT
Monsters University
"Monster's University" graduated at the top of the box office after making $46.1 million over the weekend. Billy Crystal voices Mike while John Goodman is Sulley in a film about how the pair of monsters overcame their differences and became the best of friends even though they couldn't stand each other when they first met.

Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock's cop comedy "The Heat" came in second place with earnings of $40 million. Last weekend's number two, "World War Z," starring Brad Pitt, took the third slot with takings of $29.8 million.

Coming in a disappointing fourth place was Ch...
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'Monsters University' Holds Off 'The Heat' For Top Box Office spot

June 30th, 2013 1:37pm EDT
Monsters University
Monsters University may have held off The Heat for top spot at the box office, but The Heat did well for an R-rated comedy that was out-promoted by White House Down.

White House Down, which spent plenty of money for spots during the NBA Finals and across TV, could only take a distant third with $26.6 million. Monsters University took around $46 million and The Heat earned $40 million. World War Z and Man of Steel round out the top 5 at $29 million and $21 million, respectively.

It's quite possible crowds were either confused by fellow "White House attacked" film Olympus Has Fallen, or fou...
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Pixar's 'Monsters University' Holds Off The Zombies Of 'World War Z' To Take Weekend Box Office

June 24th, 2013 11:51am EDT
Monsters University
Disney/Pixar's latest animated feature, Monsters University, has held off the zombies, topping Brad Pitt's pandemic thriller World War Z at the weekend box office.

The prequel to 2001's Monsters Inc. raked in a total of $82 million for the top spot, besting Pitt's summer action flick, which came in second with $66 million. Pixar has topped the box office for all 13 of its films.

Both films topped last week's record-breaking Superman reboot Man of Steel, which pulled in a nice $41.2 million, upping its ten-day total to $210 million domestically.

Seth Rogen's comedy This is the End, which ...
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'Man Of Steel' Sequel Reportedly Fast-Tracked For 2014 Release

June 17th, 2013 7:14pm EDT
Man of Steel
The success of Superman re-boot Man of Steel over its opening weekend, pulling in a record $113.1 million (not including the $12 million from Thursday night screenings), can mean only one thing... a sequel.

Not surprisingly, Warner Bros Pictures has already greenlit a sequel to the film and is reportedly fast-tracking it for a 2014 release.

The studio reportedly already has a deal in place to bring back director Zack Snyder; and screenwriter David S. Goyer's deal is said to include not just penning "Man of Steel," but writing the film's sequel AND the highly anticipated "Justice League" m...
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The Morning Roundup: Kim Kardashian Gives Birth, 'Man Of Steel' Record Box Office, 'Yeezus' Leaks, Miss USA Winner

June 17th, 2013 10:01am EDT
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Kanye West's new album "Yeezus" leaked online four days before its release, and the rapper says he doesn't have a problem with that. He also says he's not worried about selling a million records or getting any of it on the radio, because it's all about putting out a good album for fans to enjoy. He stands behind the work, which is getting rave reviews from the likes of Rolling Stone magazine and the NY Daily News. Interestingly, both reviews went up after the leak. Does that mean sites already reviewing it condone illegal downloading? Because with no promotion from Kanye or his label, and n...
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'Man Of Steel' Dominates Weekend Box Office, Breaks June Records

June 17th, 2013 9:00am EDT
Man of Steel
New superman flick "Man Of Steel" made box office history after earning a staggering $113.1 million over the weekend.

The film, starring Henry Cavill as the iconic superhero, had the biggest June opening ever, beating the record set by "Toy Story 3" in 2010 (which made $110.3 million).

In addition, "Man of Steel," directed by Zack Snyder, earned $12 million from Thursday night screenings for a total of $125.1 million.

"Man of Steel" centers on a young man with extraordinary powers who tries to discover where he came from and what he was sent to Earth to do. Amy Adams also stars.

Comedy ...
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Henry Cavill Screens 'Man Of Steel' For Hometown Crowd

June 16th, 2013 6:02pm EDT
Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill brought his new Superman flick Man of Steel to his British island hometown on Friday.

The star, who was brought up on the English Channel Island of Jersey returned to his home town of Saint Helier to screen the film at the local theater.

Cavill's co-stars in the film, Amy Adams and Russell Crowe, joined the star on the red carpet.

"It's incredibly important for me. I've been in New York, I've been in Mexico City, I've been in London and arriving here and seeing all of this has really brought it home to me how special this is and how big of an event (it is)," he told local re...
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Weekend Movie Preview: 'Man of Steel' & 'This Is the End'

June 16th, 2013 2:33am EDT
Man of Steel Movie Poster
Hi all. It’s been a while since my last “Weekend Movie Preview” column, I know. Things have been busy for me, so I’ve been publishing one review at a time lately. However, I was thinking it would be nice to spice things up and use this format to share my reviews of two films that came out this weekend. Check out my thoughts on the Superman reboot “Man of Steel” and the apocalyptic comedy “This Is the End.”

MAN OF STEEL

Clark Kent is no ordinary boy. After the shocking discovery that he’s an extraterrestrial with extraordinary powers, Clark (Henry Cavill) grows up carefully hiding his ab...
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'Man Of Steel' Director Zack Snyder: Christ Parallel Has Always Been There

June 15th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Man of Steel
Zack Snyder, director of the superhero blockbuster Man of Steel, says that he didn't add the Christ allusions to the film - they were there since the character's first appearance 75 years ago.

Snyder tells CNN, "The Christ-like parallels, I didn't make that stuff up. We weren't like, 'Hey, let's add this!' That stuff is there, in the mythology. That is the tried-and-true Superman metaphor. So rather than be snarky and say that doesn't exist, we thought it would be fun to allow that mythology to be woven through."

In case you don't follow Superman's mythology, the Christ connection starts ...
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