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“Les Miserables” and “The Wolverine” are basically the same movie, right?

Maybe it’s just something conjured up by our twisted, movie-loving minds, but we noticed something as we were watching the recently released trailer for “The Wolverine”: a remarkable parallel between the journey of Hugh Jackman’s rogue mutant Wolverine and the tear-inducing story of Jean Valjean. They share imprisonment, a penchant for rebellion, and a fondness for avoiding the barber.

With this… Continue reading Moviefone Mash: Mutants Meet French Revolutionaries in 'Les Wolverine' (VIDEO)

Oh, so you say the rumors that Justin Timberlake has been tapped to play Daddy Warbucks aren’t true, Sony? That’s OK, there are plenty of other musicians-turned-actors who would be perfect for the role.

In case you haven’t heard, yes, rumors are flying that Mr. Suit and Tie may star opposite Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”) as the iconic super-rich, musically-inclined adoptive father in the remake of… Continue reading Moviefone 5: Musicians/Actors Who Could Play Daddy Warbucks in the 'Annie' Reboot

Though “Skyfall” was the most successful James Bond movie in the franchise’s history, director Sam Mendes won’t be on board for the next in the series.

He told Empire magazine it was “a very difficult decision,” but he’s committed to other projects — including a theatrical production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

The Oscar winner for “American Beauty” made “Skyfall” the most brooding, personal, and perhaps soul-searching Bond movie yet. So… Continue reading Moviefone 5: Our Wacky Choices for the Director of the Next James Bond Movie

Moviefone 5: The Most Essential Horror Movie Sequels

No movie genre commits to excess quite like horror. And that commitment to over-the-top tension, gore, and body count often translates to an overabundance of sequels.

For instance, the number of follow-ups to now-classic franchises like “Halloween,” “Scream,” “Friday the 13th,” and “Nightmare on Elm Street” runs into the double digits, and, for the most part, they never quite live up to the original.

However, there are a handful of sequels that… Continue reading Moviefone 5: The Most Essential Horror Movie Sequels

Emmy Rossum may have loved her role as destructive, glowy-eyed caster Ridley in the upcoming “Beautiful Creatures,” but, as she recently revealed to Moviefone, she used to be in love with Macaulay Culkin.

Read on for Rossum’s Moviefone 5: five quick questions, five fun reveals.

1. If you could switch careers for a day, what job would you like to try?Astronaut.

2. Who was your first movie-star crush?Macaulay Culkin. Full-on. I was seven… Continue reading Emmy Rossum's Macaulay Culkin Crush? Actress Reveals Her Moviefone 5