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'Transformers 4' Deluxe Blu-ray Comes With Optimus Prime Riding Grimlock

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by Damon Houx June 30, 2014 @ 6:27 PM
Paramount
Michael Bay's 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' won this weekend at the box office, and is the first film in 2014 to cross the hundred million dollar mark over its opening weekend. And now, as is often the case, Paramount has teased their limited edition Blu-ray for the film, which has a collectable that recreates one of the film's best images: Optimus Prime riding a dinobot!

'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' Trailer: James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain Fight to Stay in Love

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by Damon Houx June 27, 2014 @ 5:45 PM
The Weinstein Company
Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy lead the trailer for 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby,' which is based on an intriguing premise: The film was shot from two different perspectives as two separate films ('Him' and 'Her') and has no been combined into one film (the 'Them' version).

'Pacific Rim 2' Confirmed for April 2017

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by Damon Houx June 26, 2014 @ 7:18 PM
Warner Bros. and Legendary
Though 'Pacific Rim' only made a little over a hundred million dollars domestically, the film had not only passionate fans, but a much larger audience internationally, which helped bring the $200 million project into a place where today director Guillermo del Toro announced that 'Pacific Rim 2' will hit theaters April 7, 2017.

'Snow White and the Huntsman 2' Wants 'Shawshank Redemption' Helmer Frank Darabont to Direct [Updated]

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by Damon Houx June 26, 2014 @ 5:48 PM
Getty Images
A few weeks back, the shortlist of directors up for 'Snow White and the Huntsman 2' was made public and it looks like Universal has now made their choice: Frank Darabont, best known for the much beloved 'The Shawshank Redemption,' is currently in talks to helm the film.

'Rambo 5' May Focus on Sylvester Stallone Fighting Mexican Cartels

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by Damon Houx June 23, 2014 @ 8:41 PM
Lionsgate
Sylvester Stallone has had two great franchise characters, Rocky Balboa and John Rambo, and was able to resurrect both over the last decade successfully. But though Balboa's gloves are hung up (even if Stallone recently paid homage to that character), it looks like we're going to get a 'Rambo 5' that promises to be one of the most thoughtful of the series' sequels.

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Reveals Posters For its Half-Shelled Heroes

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by Damon Houx June 23, 2014 @ 7:04 PM
Paramount
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' is starting to ramp up their marketing and will release a new trailer this week (which will surely be in front of producer Michael Bay's new movie 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'). But as we wait for that trailer, new character posters have been released that feature Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo and Donatello.

Inside 'Inside Out': A Sneak Peek at Pixar's Next Movie

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by Damon Houx June 20, 2014 @ 8:36 AM
Pixar
Since 2006's 'Cars' Pixar has pumped out a film a year, but production delays in 'The Good Dinosaur' mean that they're sitting out 2014, and the company is not used to taking this much time off. And so last night -- a year to the day before they release it -- director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera presented a scene and the opening five minutes of 'Inside Out.'