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‘Boyhood’ Will Get Criterion Collection Release One of the best and most buzzed about movies of the year is still expanding in theaters across the country. That movie is Richard Linklater‘s Boyhood, the epic and amazing story told over 12 years with the same cast of characters. No matter how many people find, and fall in love with, Boyhood during its theatrical run, though many more will find it when it eventually hits the home market.

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Why Can’t Cameron Diaz Make a Good Movie?

feedproxy.google.com – Though Cameron Diaz almost seems to be picking projects at random these days, there is at least one consistent through line: Whether the movies do well (like her spring sleeper The Other Woman) or arrive at the box office dead on arrival (like this weekend's flop Sex Tape), you can ... 1 day 8 hours ago via theothersenhman

BOX OFFICE: TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Nears $900M; Will Be 2014's First To Hit $1B Love it or hate it, the Transformers franchise won't be going anywhere anytime soon. After just four weeks of release, Transformers: Age of Extinction has become the first film of 2014 to hit the $800 million mark globally and is just days away from hitting $900 million. Its current worldwide cume is $886.3 million. That's more than Transformers ($709 million) and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($836 million). Will it top Tranformers: Dark of the Moon?

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Spoiler Podcast Special - Matt Reeves In-depth discussion of the simian blockbusterFirst there was Rise and now there is Dawn. In the future, there will be war - though it's not clear if the title of the film that tells that story will actually be War Of The Planet Of The Apes. We have our fingers crossed, anyway.Speaking to the director of the sequel, Matt Reeves, the Empire Podcast team got the inside scoop on the making of the film, the cut scenes and the ideas that mattered to Reeves and his team. We then spend a good hour talking through the ins-and-outs of it all, from the CGI to that glorious final shot.

EXCLUSIVE: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Concept Art By Kelton Cram Concept Art by Kelton Cram A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is being directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield, Let Me In), from a screenplay written by Mark Bomback, Scott Z. Burns, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver.

Who Really Made Planet of the Apes’ Koba? Warning: Major spoilers follow for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. “Human… work!” So says Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Koba as he reminds his leader Caesar of the many, many scars he incurred in his early life while under human subjugation. Koba was a lab animal, and as such he underwent hundreds of medical experiments and operations, living in a cage when he wasn’t being cut into. The abuse he suffered was physical, as we can plainly see, but it of course went much deeper than that too. Koba was emotionally scarred by the humans as well. Caesar and KobaContinue reading…

By now you likely know the remarkable story behind BOYHOOD: over the span of 12 years, filmmaker Richard Linklater documented the growth of young actor Ellar Coltrane, as the 6-year-old boy eventually became a 17-year-old young man. Within this tremendous feat, Linklater created the story of a fictional family's struggles and minor triumphs (Coltrane's parents are played by Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette),... Read More...

Exclusive Video: Dinner and a Movie - Dawn of Apes Bananas Foster! One of the key ingredients to having a kick ass movie night with friends is the chow (and the booze, of course). There's nothing quite like having a movie theme night with fellow movie geeks and finding the right food to match can be a bit tricky. Enter: Dinner and a Movie, where we give you a fun, easy, and awesome recipe to whip up for your next movie night, whether you're doing a theme or not. This episode... Read More...

Review: 'The Purge: Anarchy' Triumphs Where Its Predecessor Tanked Future sequel-makers in the horror field should pay attention to The Purge: Anarchy. The follow-up to last summer's dystopian action/thriller does so much more with what this franchise has been given by writer/director James DeMonaco. With The Purge, DeMonaco envisioned a new America, one with minimal unemployment and even lower crime rate. The annual Purge, 12 hours when all crime, including murder, is perfectly legal, satisfies the animalistic cravings of the population.

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