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‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Review: Even the ‘Original’ Summer Movies Feel Like Sequels This Year

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by Matt Singer June 29, 2016 @ 8:35 AM
Warner Bros.
The Legend of Tarzan, based on the pulp hero by Edgar Rice Burroughs, focuses on a version of the jungle hero who’s long since given up swinging on vines and yelling at the top of his lungs. He doesn’t even answer to the name Tarzan anymore; he’s John Clayton, Lord of Greystroke and a famous celebrity in England, where he lives with Jane, who’s now his wife. He’s sort of like the version of Hercules from the underrated Dwayne Johnson movie from 2014, the “real” man behind a puffed-up myth. He’s also sort of like Gene Wilder’s character from Young Frankenstein without the sense of humor; denying his history and lying to himself about his true identity until the day his past comes back to haunt him. If “Young Frankenstein, but not funny” sounds like a troubling description for a movie, it should.

‘The Legend of Tarzan’ Trailer: Alexander Skarsgard Is the King of the Jungle

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by Britt Hayes December 9, 2015 @ 7:24 PM
Warner Bros.
Following today's first look at The Legend of Tarzan comes the first official trailer for the film, which revives the classic character with the help of Alexander Skarsgard and Harry Potter director David Yates. For those that suspected the new Tarzan film might be a bit silly, the trailer is filled with striking imagery and epic action shots, promising a movie that will be quite lovely to look at, at the very least.

Gaze Upon the Rippling Abs of Alexander Skarsgard in the First ‘Tarzan’ Photos

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by Charles Bramesco December 9, 2015 @ 12:29 PM
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Making his first appearance in Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1912 adventure serials, Tarzan has assumed a comfortable placement in the annals of pop culture. The Lord of the Apes appears every decade or so for a new spin on the classic tale of the feral...

Paul Rudd and Alexander Skarsgard Join Duncan Jones’ Sci-Fi ‘Mute’

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by Britt Hayes November 3, 2015 @ 7:58 PM
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And in other Duncan Jones news… The first teaser for the director’s ambitious Warcraft finally arrived today, but that’s not all. Now that Warcraft is finally on the horizon, Jones’ long-developing passion project Mute is getting the attention it deserves, and it’s kicking things off with some great leading men. Paul Rudd and Alexander Skarsgard have signed on to star in the smaller sci-fi film, reminiscent of Jones’ debut feature, Moon.

Uh Oh, Warner Bros.’ 3D ‘Tarzan’ Movie Might Be in Big Trouble

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by Erin Whitney October 14, 2015 @ 11:34 AM
Walt Disney
Tarzan might be stuck up in the trees for a while. Although Warner Bros. plans to release its upcoming 3D Tarzan film, starring Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie, in July of next year, it looks like that may not happen. According to a new report from THR, sources close to the production reveal that there’s still a lot of work to do on the unfinished film.

‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’ Trailer: A Girl Comes of Age in This Sundance Hit

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by Britt Hayes May 26, 2015 @ 5:17 PM
If you kept up with reviews and reactions out of the Sundance film festival back in January, then you’ve been keeping an eye out for The Diary of a Teenage Girl, the directorial debut from Marielle Heller starring Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgard and newcomer Bel Powley. The first trailer for the upcoming film has arrived, and like the trailer for fellow Sundance hit Me and Earl and the Dying Girl before it, The Diary of a Teenage Girl looks like it can definitely live up to the hype.

'True Blood' Series Finale Wrap-Up: Sookie's Husband Revealed, Eric Spinoff and More

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 26, 2014 @ 2:41 PM
HBO
And lo, HBO’s ‘True Blood’ hath not gone gently into that good night, but rather stumbled through its series finale in a shower of goopy blood that made up its final installment “Thank You.” Fans of the 7-year HBO drama proved understandably divided by Sookie Stackhouse’s ultimate end, but what does showrunner Brian Buckner have to say of the finale’s major twists? Who was that guy at the head of the table? Why wasn’t Eric around more? All these answers and more, straight from the ‘True Blood’ series finale!

'True Blood' Review: "Love is to Die"

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 17, 2014 @ 9:02 PM
HBO
‘True Blood’ season 7 spurts out its 9th and penultimate installment of the final year, “Love is to Die,” as Bill attempts to justify his reasons for declining the cure, while the quadrangle between Jessica, Hoyt, Jason and Bridget takes a surprising turn, and Eric finally fulfills a longstanding promise.