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Movie Comparison of the Day:
In honor of the release of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Couch Tomato amusingly presents 24 reasons Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is the same movie as If Looks Could Kill.
Supercut of the Day:
Speaking of Tom Cruise movies, here’s a new clip compilation… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: The Stares of Tom Cruise, A Better Ending to 'Inside Out' and More
If you haven’t seen The Shawshank Redemption, then I’m sorry to say I’m about to ruin the ending for you. The movie is only the top-ranked title on IMDb and more than 20 years old, so it should be fair game, but here’s your spoiler warning anyway. If you have seen The Shawshank Redemption, then I’m sorry to say I’m about to… Continue reading Real-life 'Shawshank Redemption' Gets a New Ending
Endings of movies are changed all the time. But when it’s a true story being told, there’s not a lot of room for alterations. You can’t have Chris Kyle live happily ever after at the end of American Sniper, for instance. His death, at the hands of another veteran, is too well-known. And even if it weren’t, you just can’t do that.
For… Continue reading 'American Sniper' Screenwriter Jason Hall Reveals Why He Changed the Ending
If you haven’t seen Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman yet, what are you waiting for? The movie is one of the year’s strongest contenders for the Academy Award for Best Picture — deservedly so — and it’s got a meta narrative that appeals to all kinds of movie fans, whether you prefer the arthouse variety or the superhero blockbusters of the multiplex.
Also, if you… Continue reading The Original Ending of 'Birdman' Could Have Featured Johnny Depp
For the entirety of its run, The Legend of Korra was almost as nerve-wracking for its fans as some of the show’s more intense action scenes. Originally a 12-episode sequel miniseries to Nickelodeon’s critically acclaimed Avatar: The Last Airbender, the show was quickly expanded into a full 52-episode series. But just as quickly, there were network hiccups; midway through the third season, the show was relegated to a digital-only series. Despite some… Continue reading ‘The Legend of Korra’ series finale recap: Ending on its own terms