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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Godzilla, The Fault in Our Stars, Arrow This week: Godzilla roars back, Leatherface revs up for his 40th, and fighting itchy eyes with The Fault in Our Stars. ► GODZILLA really was the summer’s misfit blockbuster, refusing to go the ‘Transformers’ route and puke out two hours of CGI monster fights. It was a strangely muted, surprisingly somber remake which... Read More...

'Dracula Untold' Clip Unleashes One Vampire Against an Army Luke Evans gets to show off his immense supernatural powers as a newborn vampire in the second clip for Dracula Untold. A castle is under attack by a very large army that Vlad Tepes takes on all by himself. Watch as Vlad utilizes his new found abilities in this origin tale that takes us back to the very beginning of the Count Dracula legacy.

Review: 'No Good Deed' Starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson At some point earlier this week Screen Gems, the low-budget genre arm of Sony Pictures, sent out an email saying that press screenings for their upcoming home invasion thriller "No Good Deed" had been shuttered because the twist ending was so seismic that they didn't want members of the press seeing it early and then spilling the beans.

Luke Evans Becomes a Monster in Extended 'Dracula Untold' TV Spot "I want the power to save my family." After a Japanese trailer just showed off more of the horror legend origin story that is Dracula Untold, an extended TV spot has arrived with some new footage as well. Luke Evans takes the title role which paints Dracula as a desperate man who wanted this dark power in order to save his family from tyranny, but ended up being persecuted as a monster when he was only trying to save his people. I'm still not completely sold on this, though I appreciate the efforts to make Dracula's powers more epic.

Weekend Box Office Wrap Up: September 14th, 2014 The box office saw some life this weekend while Marvel’s Guardians hit a new milestone. In at number 1 is No Good Deed (read our review) with $24. 5 million. Clearly, audiences were looking for something new and this Idris Elba thriller fit the bill nicely. The film opened strong on Friday and was able to hold on throughout the weekend. Dolphin Tale 2 is the number 2 film this weekend with $16.5 million. The sequel’s numbers were slightly off of its predecessor’s, which opened with $19 million in September 2011.

Screenwriters Matt Sazam and Burk Sharpless went back to Bram Stoker's original source material for “Dracula Untold,” directed by Gary Shore. In the first trailer for the origin film, Luke Evans explained to someone who looks far scarier than he does why he is pursuing the darkness. “Sometimes the world no longer needs a hero,” he said to the ghoulish figure.

Review: 'No Good Deed' Starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson At some point earlier this week Screen Gems, the low-budget genre arm of Sony Pictures, sent out an email saying that press screenings for their upcoming home invasion thriller "No Good Deed" had been shuttered because the twist ending was so seismic that they didn't want members of the press seeing it early and then spilling the beans.

Bill Hader-Kristen Wiig Drama ‘The Skeleton Twins’ Starts Fast at Specialty Box Office Sundance Film Festival award-winner “The Skeleton Twins” got off to a fast start at the specialty box office this weekend. The drama starring Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig as long-estranged and troubled twins reuniting and putting each others’ lives back on track took in $410,756 from 15 theaters for a strong $27,383 per-theater average for Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate.

"Sometimes the world needs a monster!" Vlad Tepes has been caught spilling the blood of an entire village, but explains away his behavior as necessary in a world where heroes no longer apply. The first clip from Dracula Untold finds Luke Evans making his case to a very angry Charles Dance as he defends his homeland from the evils of the world. Instead of being set free, Vlad comes face-to-face with what may be the world's first bloodsucking ghoul.

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