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New DVD and Blu-ray Releases: September 2015

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by Britt Hayes August 19, 2015 @ 7:30 PM
Warner Bros.
As the summer movie season comes to an end, you may find yourself bemoaning the lack of major blockbusters hitting theaters. No worries — we’ve got a lot of great titles hitting DVD and Blu-ray this month, including Mad Max: Fury Road, which is pretty much the only movie you need to buy to get you through the rest of your existence. Read on for our guide to what’s new on DVD and Blu-ray in September.

Break Out the Barrels, We Cooked Up Another Batch of ‘Breaking Bad’ Facts

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 19, 2015 @ 1:24 PM
Breaking Bad might have shown us Heisenberg’s final stand long ago, but any good chemist can attest, there’s always more knowledge to be gained. Rev up the RV and break out the hazmat suits, we’ve cooked up another batch of Breaking Bad facts for the 20th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’!

New Movie Releases: September 2015

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by Britt Hayes August 17, 2015 @ 8:34 PM
Universal
The summer movie season may be over, but there are still a lot of great movies to look forward to in September: thrilling dramas like Everest and Sicario, the twisted horror of The Visit and The Green Inferno, and a handful of indie dramas and comedies if you’re in the mood for something a little more low-key. Read on for our guide to the new movie releases hitting theaters in September.

Comic Strip: Someone Asked Andrew Garfield About the New Spider-Man Reboot

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by Jacob Hall August 17, 2015 @ 12:16 PM
Sony
Oh, Andrew Garfield. No one blames you for the creative and commercial failure of the Amazing Spider-Man movies. You would’ve made a fine Peter Parker. At times, you even were a fine Peter Parker. But you were saddled with poor screenplays and a director who was at constant war with his studio. You did everything that you possibly could with nothing. We remember your first big Comic-Con apperance. We know you’re a fan of the character. And we’re oh-so-sorry that this happened to you.

WookieeLeaks: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Toy Images Have Leaked Online Because Of Course They Have

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by Jacob Hall August 14, 2015 @ 10:35 AM
Lucasfilm
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From The Force Awakens, to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, gaze upon the new Star Wars toys, compare the latest The Force Awakens news to the old rumors, and catch up on the latest Anthology updates.

Express Yourself With 10 Facts From ‘Straight Outta Compton’

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 13, 2015 @ 11:16 AM
When the N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton hits theaters this week, it will star Corey Hawkins as Dr. Dre. But did you know Dre was originally supposed to be played by Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan, who dropped out because of scheduling conflicts with Fantastic Four? That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which takes you through South Central for a trip into Straight Outta Compton!

Comic Strip: Ronda Rousey Wants to Play Captain Marvel and Let’s Face It, You Can’t Stop Her

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by Jacob Hall August 12, 2015 @ 7:10 PM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie / TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, check out new photos from the set of upcoming comic book movies, ponder the idea of Ronda Rousey playing a superhero, and catch up on the latest Spider-Man movie talk.

10 ‘Seinfeld’ Facts to Make You Master of Your Domain

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 12, 2015 @ 11:08 AM
The iconic and still-relatable Seinfeld famously identified itself as a "show about nothing," but did you know that Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld envisioned the actual series with a specific focus? Or that Elaine didn't even appear in the pilot? Giddy up, it's time for the 19th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which grabs a cup of Monk's coffee to talk about nothing with Seinfeld!

Bestflix: August 2015’s Best New Netflix Instant Titles

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by Matt Singer August 11, 2015 @ 12:09 PM
https://youtu.be/YXA1Eoy6oWc
Bestflix — ScreenCrush’s monthly video series dedicated to finding the best new stuff to watch on Netflix — is back with more recommendations for August 2015. (If you missed May, June, or July’s episodes, it’s not too late...

Everything That Was Cut From ‘Fantastic Four’ Before Its Release (That We Know About)

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by Jacob Hall August 10, 2015 @ 3:41 PM
20th Century Fox
The fact that Fantastic Four had a disastrous shoot followed by laborious reshoots may be the worst kept Hollywood secret of all time. Even if director Josh Trank hadn’t publicly displayed his dissatisfaction with the finished movie, just about anyone who sat through this mess could tell something was wrong just from the finished product. They’d know if from the inconsistent pacing, the main characters who contribute nothing to the movie, and a climax that feels like it was cobbled together by a completely different creative team. Hell, they’d know it from Kate Mara’s terrible reshoot wig, which sticks out like, well, a bad wig.