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James Cameron announced today that the three sequels to his beloved 2009 blockbuster “Avatar” would shoot in New Zealand. The first film will be out in 2016, and the location was chosen due to large tax subsidies the New Zealand government provides, and probably also because of the varied landscape of the country and its close proximity to WETA, the New Zealand-based visual… Continue reading The 'Avatar' Sequels Will Film in New Zealand and They're Similar to the 'Godfather' Saga, Says James Cameron

Who are the Schmoes, and what exactly do they know?

The Schmoes are a couple of regular guys, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, who–like you–are the people for whom movies are made. They know movies, and will give you the straight scoop about ’em.  Each week, we’re posting brand new video from the Schmoes that’ll give their take on the new releases.

Since everything old is always new… Continue reading The Top 5 Movies with Similar Premises

Melissa McCarthy ‘Identity Theft’: Film Gets Similar ‘Bridesmaids’ Release Date

For most, May means warm weather and flowers blooming but for Melissa McCarthy the month might mean something else: dollar signs!

“Bridesmaids” first hit theaters on May 13 of last year and her upcoming comedy, “Identity Theft,” has just been slapped with a very similar release date.

McCarthy is starring alongside “Arrested Development” star Jason Bateman in the upcoming switcheroo comedy, which will hit theaters on May 10, 2013. Perhaps “Horrible Bosses”… Continue reading Melissa McCarthy 'Identity Theft': Film Gets Similar 'Bridesmaids' Release Date

The Amazing Spider-Man

Here’s the exact thought process that was going through my brain while watching the first teaser trailer for Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man:

1. We get to see Peter Parker’s parents, that’s interesting…

2. Er, is this yet another origin story?

3. Not all superhero movies need to be as moody as The Dark Knight

4. Wait a second, are they really just going to rip off… Continue reading 'The Amazing Spider-Man' and 'Mirror's Edge'--  Just How Similar Are They?

Filmmaker Simon Monjack, husband of late actress Brittany Murphy, died of the same causes as his wife. The English filmmaker was found dead May 23 2010 in the same Hollywood home where Murphy died five months before. The ‘Just Married’ star’s death on December 20, 2009 was ruled to be a result of pneumonia, iron […] Continue reading Simon Monjack’s death similar to wife Brittany Murphy’s