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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.

Top Five Movie Fast Food Tie-Ins to Satisfy Your Cinematic Hunger

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 10, 2015 @ 1:22 PM
In the tradition of ScreenCrush series like You Think You Know Movies, You Think You Know TV, and Post Credits comes a brand new YouTube series: Top Five! Each week (or so; we’ve got a lot of other stuff going on), ScreenCrush editor and critic Matt Singer will count down a particular topic from the world of movies (and probably write these introductory posts in the third person).

15 Mind-Bending Facts You Might Not Know About Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception’

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 10, 2015 @ 10:14 AM
Christopher Nolan’s Inception ultimately became one of the most celebrated sci-fi thrillers of the last decade, but did you know Nolan originally envisioned his unique heist story as a horror film? That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which burrows deep into your subconscious for a journey into Inception!

‘True Detective’ Season 2 Finale: Here’s How Every Major Character Ended ‘Omega Station’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 10, 2015 @ 12:17 AM
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The critical derision of True Detective Season 2 came to a head last night with the untimely “Omega Station” finale, but did Nic Pizzolatto’s once-revered drama redeem itself, as HBO promised? Here’s how every major character ended the Vinci-set season, for those dying of heart blue-balls.

WookieeLeaks: Toys-R-Us Stores Will Open at Midnight to Debut First ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Toys

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by Jacob Hall August 7, 2015 @ 10:45 AM
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Toys “R” Us stores are going all-out on Force Friday, transforming their locations into “Destination Star Wars” and opening at midnight so fans can come buy the new toys and celebrate with “costumed characters, signing events, [and] giveaways.”

15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 6, 2015 @ 11:13 AM
Warner Bros. purchased the rights to the Harry Potter movies in 1999 for $2 million. That may sound like a lot, but here’s the part where we remind you that the Harry Potter movies have made over $10 BILLION at the box-office, which is a pretty good return on investment. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which takes you behind the scenes of the first film in the Harry Potter movies!

10 ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ Facts to Prove You Are Vengeance, You Are The Night

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 5, 2015 @ 11:41 AM
Batman’s iconic animated series has influenced The Dark Knight’s legacy and vocal talent for decades, but did you know that Tim Curry almost voiced The Joker before Mark Hamill? Or that the animated adaptation created Harley Quinn altogether? You are vengeance, and you are the night, you will enjoy our 18th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which flies through Gotham City on leather wings for Batman: The Animated Series!

Comic Strip: How Last Week’s Gambit News Exposes the Perils of Superhero Movie News

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by Jacob Hall August 4, 2015 @ 9:59 AM
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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, we explore what went down with Gambit this week, check out the latest updates on the DC movie universe, and drool over that upcoming Hulkbuster figure.

10 Things You Might Not Know About Pixar’s ‘Cars’

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by ScreenCrush Staff August 3, 2015 @ 2:36 PM
While Cars would eventually come to be about hotshot racing car Lightning McQueen, Cars was originally titled “The Yellow Car” and was going to be about an electric car living in a gas-guzzling world. This is just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which speeds off with Cars!

Who Is Ian McShane Playing in ‘Game of Thrones’? Here Are Our Five Best Guesses

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by Jacob Hall August 3, 2015 @ 12:10 PM
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We don’t know who Ian McShane is playing in Game of Thrones and the original announcement seemed to indicate that his role may remain a secret for at least a little while. We do know that his screen time will be limited but that “his character is of key importance.” With only those clues to go on, we can narrow this down. There are five characters that we think he can play in Game of Thrones season six.