Britt Hayes Biography

Britt Hayes is a writer, movie lover, and sensible sweater enthusiast living in Austin, Texas. She watches too much TV and never eats her vegetables. Her mom is worried about her.

Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien’ Movie Made Some Changes to Avoid Overlapping With ‘Prometheus 2’

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
Neill Blomkamp
Another day, another batch of information from director Neill Blomkamp about his upcoming Alien project. Previously, we learned that the new film would take place between Ridley Scott’s Alien and its sequel, Aliens, and although it’s avoiding Alien 3 and Resurrection, it’s not going to mess with the canon established in those films…somehow. Blomkamp’s new project also won’t interfere with Prometheus 2, though the director reveals that he did have to make some changes to keep the films from overlapping.

‘Mission: Impossible 5’ Trailer: This Might Be Ethan Hunt’s Last Mission

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
Just yesterday, we got our first real taste of Mission: Impossible 5 via a one-minute teaser trailer, but you should probably hold onto your seats because today brings the full trailer with even more Tom Cruise spy action and intrigue. Officially titled Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation, the fifth installment in the franchise sees Ethan Hunt and the crew going up against a team of what are essentially anti-IMF agents, put together to bring Hunt’s organization down.

Neill Blomkamp, ‘X-Men’ Producer Simon Kinberg Backing Ambitious Sci-Fi Project ‘The Leviathan’

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
Ruairi Robinson
About a week ago, Academy Award-nominated director Ruairi Robinson debuted a proof-of-concept teaser for The Leviathan, an ambitious sci-fi project written by Fight Club screenwriter Jim Uhls. The teaser was so impressive that it’s drawn the attention of Neill Blomkamp and X-Men writer/producer Simon Kinberg, who have just come on board to produce the project.

‘Jurassic Park’ Gets Recreated by a Father, His Daughter and $100,000 Worth of LEGOs

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by Britt Hayes 5 days ago
Pencils (or bricks) down, everyone — this is officially the best Jurassic Park fan-made trailer we’re going to see, ever (unless someone has a line on some sick animatronics). A father/daughter team utilized over $100,000 worth of LEGO pieces to create a three-minute stop-motion Jurassic Park video, featuring some of the best moments from Steven Spielberg’s classic film.

‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ Review: Documentary Exposes a Man Who Resented Exposure

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by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
HBO
There are few mysteries more grim than that of a suicide, particularly of such a beloved and iconic celebrity. That death can blur the line between fandom and the entitled urge to know more about their private lives — as was and still is the case with Kurt Cobain, guitarist and frontman of prolific ‘90s grunge outfit Nirvana. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck gives us unprecedented access to the mind and soul of someone who never took interviews seriously and resented his overnight rise to fame.

What’s Expiring on Netflix Instant: April 2015

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by Britt Hayes March 18, 2015 @ 1:05 PM
Netflix
Just as Netflix adds so many great new titles to their streaming service each month, a handful of titles reach their expiration date. Now’s the time to stop procrastinating and watch some of these great films and TV shows before they disappear — possibly for good. Read on for your guide to what’s expiring on Netflix Instant this April.

New Netflix Instant Releases: April 2015

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by Britt Hayes March 18, 2015 @ 12:55 PM
It’s that time again! Netflix is adding a bunch of new titles to their streaming service in April for your viewing pleasure, including Marvel’s new Daredevil series, but that’s not all. There are some great titles on this list, from old classics to new favorites, and a few gems for you to discover. New additions include Noah and Hot Fuzz, as well as a few of last year’s best horror films. Read on for your guide to the new releases hitting Netflix Instant in April.

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’: Director George Miller Shows Off Brutal New Footage at SXSW

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by Britt Hayes March 17, 2015 @ 10:10 AM
Warner Bros.
Last night, following a very special screening of The Road Warrior at SXSW, director George Miller treated us to seven minutes of action-packed new footage from Mad Max: Fury Road, as well as an exclusive new trailer created just for the fest. The new footage was brutal and gorgeous, and gave us a nice taste of Charlize Theron’s intensely bad ass Imperator Furiosa.

‘The Crow’ Reboot Officially Casts Jack Huston and Jessica Brown Findlay

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by Britt Hayes March 16, 2015 @ 3:48 PM
Chris Jackson / Tim P. Whitby, Getty Images
The most recent report regarding the upcoming reboot of The Crow suggested that Jack Huston was close to signing on for the role of the iconic goth hero. Today brings official confirmation of Huston’s casting from original Crow creator James O’Barr, who also revealed that Winter’s Tale and Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay will play the role of the hero’s murdered fiancee.

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Adds Emma Thompson and Kevin Kline, Sets Release Date

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by Britt Hayes March 16, 2015 @ 2:53 PM
Disney
Following their surprisingly delightful live-action version of Cinderella, it’s fair to say that our interest in Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast has grown quite a bit. Emma Watson and Dan Stevens have been cast as Belle and the Beast, respectively (although…), with a supporting cast that already includes Josh Gad and Luke Evans. And now two more great names have signed on for the fairy tale retelling: Emma Thompson and Kevin Kline.