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Check Out 'Blended' On DVD, Blu-ray & More Aug. 26

August 23rd, 2014 6:33am EDT
Blended
"Blended" stars Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore as single parents Jim and Lauren who go on a disastrous blind date. Afterwards, they decide they never want to see each other again.

Things take a turn for the worst when they both sign up separately for a luxurious African safari with their kids, and they are forced to share the same suite.

Joining them on their adventure is Lauren's best friend Jen (Wendi McLendon-Covey) and her ex-husband Mark (Joel McHale).

They also encounter Eddy and Ginger (Kevin Nealon and Jessica Lowe), a sickeningly loved-up couple who are also at the resort. Ter...
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‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’ Is Another Fun Outing, But Lacks Creativity

August 23rd, 2014 5:42am EDT
‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’ Is Another Fun Outing, But Lacks
If you’ve seen 2005's Sin City, there’s not much that will surprise you about its sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Aside from using 3D and telling two new stories not found in Frank Miller’s pulp comic series, Robert Rodriguez covers almost exactly the same ground he did in his previous movie. There are more subtle differences between A Dame to Kill For and its predecessor, although they’re not positive ones.

A Dame to Kill For’s strongest segment is its opening “Just Another Saturday Night,” because it perfectly captures the comic’s brutal sarcastic tone. This funny tale featuring Mic...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Girl Next Door'

August 22nd, 2014 11:18am EDT
The Girl Next Door
With "Let’s Be Cops" still holding its own at the box office, we thought we’d take this opportunity to look back at Cops Director Luke Greenfield’s past work and there’s a hidden gem waiting to be brought to justice...welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection seems on the surface to just be a steamy salacious romp, but nothing could be further from the truth. Cool comedy, colorful characters and surprisingly real romance are at the heart of a film that frankly deserves its due. I remember the 2004 film..."The Girl Next Door."

Matthew Kidman is a high school senior with ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch Joins The Cast Of The Other Live Action 'Jungle Book' Movie As Tiger Shere Khan

August 20th, 2014 9:58pm EDT
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch has been tapped to provide the voice of the tiger Shere Khan in Warner Bros.' upcoming live-action Jungle Book film, "Jungle Book: Origins."

Not to be confused with the live-action "Jungle Book" film on the way from Disney, which stars Idris Elba as the voice of the tiger and will be directed by Jon Favreau, "Jungle Book: Origins" is set for a fall 2016 release while Disney's "Jungle Book" will hit theaters on October 9, 2015.

"Jungle Book: Origins" will be directed by "Lord of the Rings" star Andy Serkis and is his first film at the helm.

Rudyard Kipling's classic s...
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Christian Bale & Cate Blanchett Join 'Jungle Book: Origins'

August 20th, 2014 3:45pm EDT
Christian Bale & Cate Blanchett Join 'Jungle Book: Origins'
Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett are the latest additions to the star-studded "Jungle Book: Origins." Bale will play the panther Bagheera, while Blanchett will play python Kaa, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Warner Bros. adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's tale also includes cast members Benedict Cumberbatch (tiger Shere Khan), Andy Serksin (Baloo the Bear), Rohan Chand (Mowgli), Naomie Harris (wolf Nisha), Tom Hollander (jackal Tabaqui), Eddie Marsan (wolf Vihaan) and Peter Mullan (wolf pack leader Akela).

The film will include a mix of motion capture, CG animation and live action...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Leviathan'

August 20th, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Leviathan'
Ready to dive deep into monster madness again? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray horror outing "Leviathan" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division Scream Factory. We dissect and review the various monster pieces below!

Title: "Leviathan"

Grade: 4

Cast: Peter Weller, Amanda Pays, Richard Crenna

Director: George P. Cosmatos

Rating: R

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: As a classic late 80’s practical effects flick I’ve always dug "Leviathan." It’s got some great humor via a qui...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Without Warning'

August 20th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Without Warning'
Flying alien discs with teeth – look out! We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray classic horror flick "Without Warning" out now from Scream Factory, the genre division of Shout! Factory. We review – from afar – the deadly discs below!

Title: "Without Warning"

Grade: 3

Cast: Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Tarah Nutter

Director: Greydon Clark

Rating: R

Runtime: 88 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: How Director Greydon Clark got veteran talents like Jack Palance and Martin Landau to participate in this B-movie fest...
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A Special Person Will Star Alongside Johnny Depp In His Next Film

August 20th, 2014 8:48am EDT
Johnny Depp's Daughter Lily-Rose To Star Alongside Him In New Fi
Who says nepotism isn't alive and well in Hollywood? Johnny Depp and Kevin Smith are collaborating on an upcoming film, and both of their daughters will be starring alongside them. Smith's "Yoga Hosers" will feature Lily-Rose Depp and Harley Quinn Smith, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film is a sequel to the filmmaker's "Tusk," which premieres in September at the Toronto Film Festival.

"Yoga Hosers" takes place in Canada and centers on yoga-loving teen girls Colleen Collette (Lily-Rose Depp) and Collen McKenzie (Harley Quinn Smith). When a big bad threatens to ruin their plans ...
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Jessica Alba Kicks 'So Much Ass' In 'Sin City' Sequel, Looks Electric At Film's Premiere

August 20th, 2014 8:32am EDT
JEssica Alba
Jessica Alba is back on the big screen as exotic dancer Nancy Callahan in "Sin City: A Dam to Kill For." She promoted the film at the Los Angeles premiere on Tuesday looking incredible in a strapless, electric blue dress.

At a recent junket she told MTV of her role in the new film: "I got a lot more action, I got to kick so much ass."

She added: "In the first 'Sin City,' the men are the leads and the characters that you follow. And in this one, you get to have a woman who's part of it, which is pretty cool."

The film, directed by Frank Miller, centers on the residents of Sin City. An ex-...
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Marvel Releases First Photo Of Paul Rudd As Ant-Man

August 19th, 2014 7:36pm EDT
Paul Rudd
Marvel Studios has given fans a glimpse of Paul Rudd as Ant-Man. The actor is depicted in front of the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco looking a little scruffy and wearing a hoodie. He stands in front of a brown Ford van.

Rudd plays the title superhero and his alter-ego Scott Lang.

Production on the film has hit some setbacks. The oridingal director, Edgar Wright, quit earlier this year. He was replaced by Peyton Reed, who began principal photography on the project in California on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Michael Douglas has been cast as Lang's mentor Dr. Hank Py...
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