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After Earth “Wins” Three Razzie Awards

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AfterEarth“Take A Knee.” Before the release of After Earth, I was excited, thinking that maybe the science fiction movie would be good. For some strange reason, I always root for M. Night Shyamalan to get back on track after Signs, his last good movie, though I’ve been terribly disappointed year after year. A collaboration between Will Smith and Shyamalan sounded like a good ides, so what went wrong? The answer is simple: a lot of things went wrong. Critics panned the movie and audiences decided to stay away. It was one of the worst movies of 2013, and was also nominated for six Golden Raspberry Awards, AKA the Razzies.

As last night’s ceremony in Los Angeles, After Earth “earned” three Razzies, including Worst Actor for Jaden Smith, Worst Supporting Actor for his father Will Smith, and Worst On-Screen Couple for the pair “on planet nepotism.” Needless to say, After Earth wasn’t the comeback movie Shyamalan or Smith hoped, as both once-big-name celebrities are waiting for a hit movie.

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Transformers: Age Of Extinction Star Back Tracks On His Comments

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T4The new trailer for Transformers: Age of Extinction will be released soon, most likely in front of Captain America: The Winter Soldier or 300: Rise of an Empire. The movie is expected to be one of the highest grossing movies in the series, with box office expectations over $1 billion. The best way to hit that mark is to market to children so their parents take the to the theater. Age of Extinction star Titus Welliver stated that the film “not a kids movie,” but it looks like he’s backing away from that statement.

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Orphan Black Is Back With An Action Packed Trailer

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BBC America’s Orphan Black is coming back. Don’t get too excited, it’s not going to arrive for more than a month, so we still have what seems, at times, like an insurmountable wait in store for us. We’ve been seeing some promotional stuff dribble out, and as the season two premiere date gradually approaches, we’ll probably see much more. The latest installment is this short, 30-second teaser trailer.

Personally, I would have gone with a slogan like “Back in Black,” instead of the “Black is Back” this trailer went with. Don’t worry that’s just my inner AC/DC fan shining through, that happens from time to time, I’ll try to keep it in check from here on out. And though it’s short, this video does exactly what it was designed to do, which is keep up totally psyched for the return of Orphan Black.

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Doctor Who Comic Books Get Covers And Creative Teams

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Doctor Who ComicsWhovians may not be seeing fan favorites David Tennant and Matt Smith’s Tenth and Eleventh Doctor’s on the small screen anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean they’re gone from our lives forever. Titan Comics plans to release two-dimensional versions of the continuing adventures of the last two Time Lords. Now the BBC has released the covers for both titles, as well providing some details about the creative teams behind the new books, and unveiling a few vague plot details just to make things interesting.

These covers both come from the paintbrush of artist Alice X. Zhang, who has done fantastic work with popular franchises like The Hunger Games, The Lord of the Rings, and even Sherlock, among many others. In addition to being easy on the eyes, these portraits images do a good job of capturing the overall mood, personalities, and countenances of the respective Doctors. It doesn’t tell you much about what the stories inside actually look like, but they’ll definitely catch your eye on the shelves of your local comic book shop, and capture the imagination of Doctor Who fans everywhere.

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The Purge: Anarchy Will Run Amok This July

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godfaceLast year, one of the biggest box office surprises was the movie The Purge. The alternative future/home invasion horror movie grossed $89.3 million worldwide on a budget of a mere $3 million. Despite mixed reviews, Universal Studios greenlit a sequel immediately. Considering Blumhouse Productions, the production company behind The Purge, is known for keeping their movie budgets low and their turnaround quick, it’s not surprising that the sequel, The Purge: Anarchy, was due in theaters just a year later, in summer 2014. It was supposed to come out this June, but Universal decided to push it back another month.

Deadline reports that the Purge: Anarchy will now hit theaters on July 18 instead of June 20. While the studio didn’t say why they’re moving the film, it’s likely thought it might find a bigger box office in July. Anarchy was supposed to open against Think Like a Man Too, the highly anticipated sequel for the equally highly successful 2012 film starring Kevin Hart, who has been killing it in Hollywood lately with movies such as Ride Along and About Last Night. The Purge sequel was also supposed to open against Jersey Boys, the Clint Eastwood-directed film adaptation of the popular Tony-Award winning Broadway musical.

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Ultra-Low-Budget Monster Movie Skinless Will Make Theatrical Premiere Next Month

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Warning! The trailer below is pretty NSFW (unless you work in a human slaughterhouse) for blood-covered nudity.


If you give me two thousand dollars and an idea for a movie, chances are I’ll use the money to pay some debts and then I’ll just obsess over the idea in my head every night instead of sleeping. But a person like Dustin Mills will take the money and a couple of weeks and he’ll churn out a horror like nobody’s business. And his films might not be in your business if you don’t happen to pay attention to indie cinema’s darkest crevices, but if you happen to live in or around Cleveland, you can make yourself acquainted with Mills’ latest release, Skinless, as Phantom Pain Films will be holding a midnight debut at the Cedar Lee Theater on March 8, with another screening at the Capitol Theater on March 15. If you’re like me and you live nowhere near Cleveland, there’s still hope that the film may one day come to a town near you.