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Michael Fassbender Champions Assassin’s Creed’s Practical Stunts The process of adapting popular video game titles to big screen movies has a lengthy, yet problematic history. Titles such as Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter and Doom are practically royalty when it comes to their legacies as video games, but as movies they didn’t quite deliver in the same way. Even early efforts at making the leap from consoles to cinemas weren’t especially promising. Actor Bob Hoskins once famously described his time spent as Mario in Nintendo’s 1993 Super Mario Bros.

2016 Directors Guild Awards Winners: ‘The Revenant’ Takes Another Big Prize Lately there have been some shake-ups in the race towards the Academy Awards. Even though The Revenant won Best Drama at the Golden Globes, the Producers Guild gave their award to The Big Short and the Screen Actors Guild gave their top prize to Spotlight. However, the awards love has gone back to the aforementioned Golden Globe winner after the Directors Guild crowned Alejandro G. Iñárritu and The Revenant with the top feature film award. In addition, the winner of the first-time feature film director award, a new prize this year, went to a most deserving filmmaker.

Watch: Become Stronger With The Super Bowl Spot For 'Gods Of Egypt' Tomorrow, America's annual tradition that combines high calorie food, hokey entertainment, expensive advertising, hours of pre-game programming, and somewhere in there, a football game, will get underway with the Super Bowl. And that means Hollywood will be in full force promoting everything they can, even if it's stuff like "Gods Of Egypt." Lionsgate has unveiled their game day ad for the CGI dazzler, which brings together Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Courtney Eaton, Elodie Yung and Chadwick Boseman for the mythological tale.

An American English Lit Teacher Reviews Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Jonathan Rich writes for Bleeding Cool… The first time I tried to teach Jane Austen’s Brit Lit classic Pride and Prejudice, the teenagers I introduced to the tome absolutely hated it. In fairness, those high school seniors had about a month left in their final year of primary school and most already knew if and where they were going to university. Just about any choice from the approved literary cannon at that time probably would have had the same result. The unfortunate honor students on whom I forced Mr.

‘Gods of Egypt’ Super Bowl Spot: Bow Before Gerard Butler or Die If Gerard Butler screaming as a power-hungry god along with tons of crazy creatures flying around and destroying things doesn’t get you interested in Alex Proyas‘ action epic, then nothing will. Lionsgate has just debuted a 60-second Super Bowl spot for Gods of Egypt, attempting to get the crowd that loves both football and 300 on board this positively insane looking movie. There’s a good chance it just might work. Watch the Gods of Egypt Super Bowl spot after the jump. By no means does this movie look like it’s going to blow everyone away.

'Me Before You' Trailer: Sam Claflin & Emilia Clarke Fall in Love Emilia Clarke stars as a young woman who forms a unique bond with a wheelchair-bound man in the trailer for 'Me Before You'.

Review: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Starring Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote And Matt Smith As a concept, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" is the sort of absurd brainstorm that won't just sit on the page. The phrase almost giggles for you; we were doomed to experience it the moment it became a repeatable thought. The 2009 novel by Seth Grahame-Smith reworks Jane Austen's 1813 novel just enough to amplify the heroic qualities of a few characters into modernity, with some social conflicts replaced with zombie battles. And ninjas. The book also has a bunch of ninjas. The ninjas didn't end up in this film, but the movie directed by Burr Steers ("Charlie St.

Hollywood loves a good romance that seems to spark from the most unlikely of circumstances, and that's just what'll happen this summer in "Me Before You." And today the first trailer has arrived. READ MORE: The 100 Most Anticipated Films Of 2016 Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin star in the adaptation of Jojo Moyes bestseller, directed by Thea Sharrock, that details the romance that blooms between a quadriplegic and his caretaker. And it seems to be a story that touched those involved. "Actors cannot invest too much in auditions.

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