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Get Freaky With These 10 ‘Magic Mike’ Facts!

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by ScreenCrush Staff June 29, 2015 @ 1:30 PM
There are a lot of highly complicated moves in Magic Mike. But, despite the degree of difficulty, Channing Tatum never once used a stunt double. All those backflips, grinds and spins were all his moves. Not bad, but when you consider Tatum himself used to be a male stripper, it all makes sense. This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which backs up on ya with Magic Mike.

WookieeLeaks: A ‘Lost’ Actor Joins ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

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by Jacob Hall June 26, 2015 @ 12:23 PM
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, check out some costume designs from The Force Awakens, see which Lost actor is in the new movie, and check out the latest toys hitting shelves soon.

15 Fishy Facts About Pixar’s ‘Finding Nemo’

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by ScreenCrush Staff June 26, 2015 @ 7:56 AM
Like all of Pixar’s films, Finding Nemo has a lot of references to other movies, past and present. If you look closely you can spot characters from The Incredibles, Toy Story and Cars, plus lots of other fun references from the Pixar team. This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which just keeps swimming with Finding Nemo!

12 ‘True Detective’ Facts to Reopen the Yellow King Investigation

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 24, 2015 @ 12:54 PM
HBO’s True Detective smashed time into a flat circle by its blockbuster first season, but did you know that creator Nic Pizzolatto originally intended the story as his next novel? Or that Matthew McConaughey’s Rustin Cohle only drinks eight beers over the course of the series? These are just some of the case files pulled from the twelfth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which investigates the occult drama of of HBO’s True Detective!

Comic Strip: The Latest News on The Villains of the DC Movie Universe

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by Jacob Hall June 23, 2015 @ 8:16 PM
Warner Bros.
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, dive into the latest news about Lex Luthor and the Joker, ponder whether Ava DuVernay is actually directing Black Panther, and see which Marvel heroes are getting new comic series.

How a Defunct Disney World Attraction Inspired Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

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by Jacob Hall June 23, 2015 @ 1:31 PM
Disney-Pixar
Inside Out isn’t the first Disney project to tackle this concept and director Pete Docter himself knows this. Several decades ago, the Inside Out director worked on the defunct Walt Disney World attraction Cranium Command, which tackles a very similar concept with very different results. Housed in the currently shuttered Wonders of Life pavilion in the Future World section of the Epcot theme park, Cranium Command was a theater show that combined animatronics, film, and animation to literally place the audience inside the human brain of a 12 year old.

15 Facts You Might Not Have Known About ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

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by ScreenCrush Staff June 22, 2015 @ 11:32 AM
Anne Hathaway memorably played Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises, but she very nearly played another catty superhero. The Oscar-winning actress was set to play Black Cat in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 4, which would have also featured John Malkovich as Vulture. That film was canceled shortly before filming and Sony eventually decided to reboot the whole franchise. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which goes completely batty with The Dark Knight Rises!

What’s Expiring on Netflix Instant: July 2015

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by Matt Singer June 22, 2015 @ 11:21 AM
Lionsgate
There’s lots of new stuff coming to Netflix in July, but as always, there’s some stuff leaving too. As Boys II Men said, it’s so hard to say goodbye to Terminator 2: Judgment Day (or something like that, I’m paraphrasing here). Below is a list of all the confirmed movies and TV series leaving Netflix next month. If you want to catch up on T2 before Terminator Genisys comes out, or get really into Miami Vice just for the hell of it, you’ve got a little over a week to do it before they’re gone forever (or at least until August). Read on for your guide to what’s expiring from Netflix Instant in June. Plus, as an added bonus, we’ve added direct links to each title on Netflix, so if you want to watch any of these films or series, just click below. (COUGHyourewelcomeCOUGH.)

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: July 2015

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by Britt Hayes June 20, 2015 @ 1:31 PM
Universal
If you’ve shelled out for an Amazon Prime subscription, then you’ve got some great new stuff to look forward to in July — several new movie and TV titles are hitting their Instant Video service. From old classics to new favorites, there’s something for everyone. Read on for our guide to the new Amazon Prime Instant Video selections coming in July.