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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

Have you heard of Edith Macefield? She’s often mistaken as the inspiration for Pixar’s Up, but she is at least a lot like the main character from the 2009 animated feature– enough that Disney used Macefield’s home in Seattle for a tie-in promotion. The woman, who died in 2008 at age 86, became famous in her city and worldwide when she refused to… Continue reading A Real-Life 'Up' House Is for Sale, But You'll Have to Agree to Special Terms To Buy It

What’s great about the internet these days is we’re seeing so many talented artists find success through the process of sharing. It’s not just the lone Hollywood executive or low-level script reader who makes decisions now — instead it’s all of us. The power has shifted, and if something gains enough traction in social media, then you bet Hollywood will pay… Continue reading Watch What Happens When a Comic Book Fan Finds Himself in a Real-Life Superhero Movie

Syfy is developing a reality show that’s billed as the first-ever full-series look at real-life hackers.

Titled Hackers, the show will examine a different infamous cyber crime in each episode and feature interviews with both the crime’s perpetrators and the investigating law enforcement agents. The project promises to “take viewers deep inside the shadowy and dangerous world of high-tech hackers for the very first time.”

It’s not too hard to think of why… Continue reading Syfy developing reality show about real-life hackers

When it comes to this year’s creepier awards contenders, Foxcatcher has to be near the top of the list. Bennett Miller’s film based on the real-life story of multimillionaire John du Pont (Steve Carell) and his bizarre relationship with Olympic wrestlers — and brothers — Mark (Channing Tatum) and David Schultz (Mark Ruffalo) plays out like a slow-burn thriller, featuring tremendous acting to… Continue reading Watch: The Creepy Real-Life 'Foxcatcher' Documentary Starring John du Pont