No More Mr. (Kind of) Bad Guy – Exploring the Heroes and Anti-Heroes of The Flash and Constantine

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Remember how for around a 3-month period late last year you simply could not escape Fox’s incessant advertising for its new Greg Kinnear drama Rake?  Here’s one of them: There was another one which ended with Greg Kinnear in bed with a hot girl, asking her to pull out one of his teeth with a pair of pliers. It all

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How Much Overlap Is There Between The Golden Globes & Academy Awards?

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We know these don’t really matter, but it’s not like we can get away with simply ignoring them entirely. That’s been the basic sentiment present in nearly every article I’ve read about the 2014 Golden Globe nominations, which were announced early yesterday morning. It’s sort of like how any conversation of box office records must always come with an asterisk,

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TV Review: The Flash, “The Man in the Yellow Suit” (S1,EP9) – Wait, Harrison Wells is Who?

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In a recent interview with Collider, Tom Cavanagh, a relatively longtime TV veteran at this point, admitted that there is one aspect of working on The Flash that has concerned him, “It’s some of the more fearless producing and writing that I’ve been privy to. They are just going for it, to the point where I was like, ‘Are we,

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Roberto Orci Apparently Really Wanted to Make Up For Destroying Planet Vulcan in the 2009 Star Trek

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Roberto Orci is no longer directing Star Trek 3, meaning Paramount is no longer letting a guy with no experience directing anything ever handle the Star Trek film currently scheduled to arrive sometime during the franchise’s 50th anniversary in 2016. Initially, it was unknown why Orci had stepped down, but now it is believed it’s because Paramount hated his script.

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Why Don’t Studios Put Out Notable New Movies the Week After Thanksgiving?

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If you wanted to see a new movie this weekend your choices were mostly all of the same movies that were out last weekend, the only exceptions being a found footage horror movie called Pyramids opening in just under 600 theaters and Reese Witherspoon’s awards contender Wild debuting in less than 30 theaters.  The result was the second worst weekend

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Grown Ups 2 Made How Much? – The Sony Hack Provides a Rare Look at Movie Profitability

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Once upon a time, a movie’s success was entirely and rather fairly judged by the number of tickets it sold. There was no TV thus no home video market, and the studios owned all of the theaters. By the time the United States Supreme Court came around in 1948 and basically said, “Hey, screw you Hollywood! You don’t get to

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