Daily Archives: January 20, 2012

Thomas Edison Produced The First On-Screen Kiss.

This is pretty fascinating (from Brain Pickings, via IO9): “Thomas Edison is responsible for some of the most significant, and is even credited as the inventor of the movie industry itself. But besides his visionary take on technology, he also had … Continue reading

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Serious “Dark Knight Rises” Spoiler Released.

Thirteen-year-old actress Joey King drops a major plot point on Christopher Nolan’s Bat-Saga. Click through for the details. I don’t want to give too much away, but it confirms long-standing speculation about the presence of a certain adult actress (who … Continue reading

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New “Resident Evil: Retribution” Trailer Released.

Via SpoilerTV: The Milla Jovovich-starring movie hits U.S. screens in September.

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“The Artist” Takes London Honors.

British filmgoers may have complained about the lack of dialogue, but that didn’t stop “The Artist” from taking honors at the London Film Critics’ Awards. The Wrap has the skinny: “The Weinstein Co. film won three prizes, including Film of … Continue reading

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Report: Kristen Wiig in Negotiations To Star In “Walter Mitty.”

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Saturday Night Live star Kristen Wiig is in talks to star in negotiations to star alongside Ben Stiller in a new film adaptation of the James Thurber short story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” … Continue reading

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New “Hunger Games” Poster and Image Released.

I really have to get around to reading the books … And here’s Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson getting ready for a scene where Lawrence’s character Katniss becomes something called “The Girl on Fire.”

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Butt-Kicking Women To Lead Weekend Box Office.

Kate Beckinsale’s “Underworld” sequel and “Haywire,” the Steven Soderbergh-helmed film starring MMA champ Gina Carano both open this weekend. But according to TheWrap, it’s Beckinsale’s sultry-but-deadly vampire who will win the weekend: “Kate Beckinsale’s “Underworld: Awakening” is expected to triumph … Continue reading

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