All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Movies’

Seth Rogen Defends ‘American Sniper’ Comment, Gives Media Fodder For A Slow News Day

Over the weekend, Seth Rogen made comments about the film American Sniper which were deemed controversial. Rogen tweeted, “American Sniper kind of reminds me of the movie that’s showing in the third act of Inglorious Basterds.” The comedian was referring to the fictional film-within-a-film, Nation’s Pride, which was shown on the third act of Quentin Tarantino’s war movie. Nation’s Pride …

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Netflix Is Getting ‘The Interview’ This Saturday

Netflix just reported its Q4 earnings with a record 13 million new members in 2014, compared to 11.1 million in 2013. The company now has a grand total of 57.4 million members. It added 4.33 million members in Q4 alone. Here’s a look at the financials: Perhaps more interesting is that Netflix used the opportunity to announce that it will …

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Amazon Is Going to Make Movies for Theatrical Release and Quick Debut on Prime

Earlier this month, Amazon picked up its first-ever major award win, taking home a Golden Globe award for its original series Transparent. Is Amazon now shooting for Oscars? The company has announced plans to produce at least a dozen original films a year, starting this year. The movies will be created with theatrical release in mind, but will appear on …

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Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix In The Next Week

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Earlier this week, we told you about all content from A&E Networks Netflix just added. You’ll find that on the list here …

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Lego Movie Snubbed for Oscar, Director Makes His Own

The Lego Movie grossed over $468 million worldwide. It boasts an impressive 96% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, an 83% on Metacritic, and a 7.9 on IMDb. It was one of the most-beloved animated movies of the year, with both spinoffs and sequels in the works. But according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, The Lego Movie …

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Oscar Nominations: Netflix Scores One with ‘Virunga’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have just announced the Oscar nominations, and Netflix has grabbed itself one. Virunga, a film about endangered gorillas at Virunga National Park in the eastern Congo, has been nominated for Best Documentary Feature. It’ll be up against CitizenFour, Finding Vivian Maier, Last Days in Vietnam, and The Salt of the Earth. Congrats …

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Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix In The Next Week

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Yes, that’s R.J. Mitte. Also known as Walter Jr. That would be a still from House of Last Things. I haven’t seen …

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The Interview Has Made $31M Online, Still Won’t Break Even

If the metric of success for Sony regarding The Interview is recouping its money (which at this point it’s probably not), then the film will likely fall short. But by any other metric, the Seth Rogen/James Franco film has been a pretty big hit. Sony has announced that the film, which was released online on Christmas Eve, has since raked …

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Netflix Acquires Edward Norton-Produced Doc ‘My Own Man’

Netflix announced that it will exclusively premiere My Own Man, a documentary from executive producer Edward Norton, on March 6. The film was written, produced and directed by David Sampliner (Dirty Work). The description is as follows: When director Sampliner learns he’s about to become a father to a baby boy, he fears he must “man up” and finally embrace …

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Here’s What’s New On Netflix This Week

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. We typically post these lists on Fridays, but with the holidays, I’m sure you understand the slight delay. You’re no doubt aware …

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The Interview Becomes Available On Cable VOD

Sony announced that The Interview will be available for video-on-demand rental from pay TV services from Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Bright House Networks, Cox Communications, Cablevision, Charter Communications, AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS, Direct TV, Vudu, and Walmart, starting on Wednesday. Things have changed drastically since the film was pulled from its potential release on Christmas Day before putting back …

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Wolf of Wall Street, Frozen Top Most-Pirated Movies List

Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street was definitely the most gloriously profane movie of the year (it’s in the record books!), and now it has another title. According to data from Excipio, as obtained by Variety, the film was the most-pirated film this year, with just over 30 million downloads. It just edged out Disney’s mega-hit Frozen for the …

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