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Comic-Con Day 1: 'Avatar' Panel Debuts 25 Mins. of Film; IMAX 3-D to Screen Footage for Free!

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 24, 2009 at 2:57PM Comments (1)

The Twihards got their fix with the New Moon panel, and then came the fanboys' turn with director James Cameron's massive unveiling of 25 minutes of Avatar footage—a sci-fi lover's dream come true. Not only did he deliver a mind-blowing, immersive 3-D experience, Cameron's highly under-wraps film delved deep into his imagination, bringing to life the exotic world of Pandora and the...

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Comic-Con Day 1: 'New Moon' Screens 2 Clips--Jacob, Edward Shirtless!

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 24, 2009 at 12:11PM Comments (7)

From the very first panel at 11 a.m. Thursday in Comic-Con's Hall H, moderator Patton Oswalt could tell a good amount of attendees were Twilighters—"hot, young girls and…sensitive older men," as he put it. They were staking out Hall H to guarantee their seats for the Summit panel at 1:45 p.m. He commended the "vikings" who camped out overnight, ate power bars...

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Comic-Con Day 1: Johnny Depp Surprises!

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 23, 2009 at 4:43PM Comments

Thousands of fans screamed and jumped to their seats as, unnanounced, Johnny Depp appeared at the Disney 3-D presentation in Hall H. He didn't do much besides smile and wave, and the only thing he said was, "Tim Burton, everybody!" signaling Alice in Wonderland's director. We had just finished watching the eye-popping teaser trailer for the second time. Moderator Patton Oswalt loved it...

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Comic-Con Preview Night: Seth Rogen Unveils 'Green Hornet's Black Beauty

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 23, 2009 at 11:34AM Comments

Seth Rogen uncovered his title character's car, The Black Beauty, last night after the exhibition floor closed its doors to the public. Director Michel Gondry, co-writer Evan Goldberg and producer Neil Moritz also appeared."We have a very exclusive surprise, that is unless of course, you're one of the few people who has access to the internet," Rogen joked before the big reveal....

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Comic-Con Preview Night: 'Wild Things' and 'Meatballs' to Open in IMAX

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 23, 2009 at 11:05AM Comments

Family moviegoers can look forward to seeing Where the Wild Things Are and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs in IMAX theaters this fall, Greg Foster, chairman of film entertainment, announced yesterday at the Mira Mesa Market Center's Edward's Cinema. A small crowd of Comic-Con press attendees gathered for IMAX's presentation and Q&A, a 15-minute drive away from the convention...

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'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' Set Visit Part 1

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 17, 2009 at 12:16PM Comments

It's been nearly two months since our two-day Vancouver Film Studios set visit for The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and I'm about to burst! It's been a real challenge to keep my mouth shut for so long on really juicy secrets—the Voluturi! Oh the Volturi! They're straight from the pages of Stephenie Meyer's book! The freaky red eyes, pale skin, the chic Italian clothes, a...

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Cast to Introduce 'Twilight' Re-release at Comic-Con Special Screening; Tix Now on Sale!

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 15, 2009 at 11:19AM Comments

San Diego's annual Comic-Con is the place to be on July 23 if you're a Twihard, Cullen stalker or 14-year-old girl. Just kidding about that last one, but I swear, I can already hear the screaming! Summit just announced a one-night-only special theatrical re-release of Twilight, featuring an introduction by surprise cast members. You might as well call that day TwiThursday with all the...

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Most Anticipated 'Harry Potter' Kiss Goes to Ron and Hermione

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 9, 2009 at 4:14PM Comments (2)

Harry Potter takes a deeper dive into teen romcom themes with onscreen smooches in Half-Blood Prince. In our recent poll, 59 percent of you said you most want to see the first kiss between Hermione (Emma Watson) and Ron (Rupert Grint)! Only 41 percent said they can't wait to see Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) lock lips with Ginny (Bonnie Wright). Maybe it's because Emma Watson is blossoming...

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'Harry Potter' Premieres in London; Villains/Heroes Polls

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 7, 2009 at 6:16PM Comments

Thousands of Muggles braved the rain and hail to see the stars at the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Stateside fans are counting down the days when their beloved trio of wizards return to the big screen, and making sure they've conjured up their tickets in advance! Fandango's asking, Who are Your Favorite Harry Potter Villains/Heroes? Take the polls below and...

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'Jennifer's Body' Red Band Trailer

By: Lizerne Guiting on July 6, 2009 at 7:03PM Comments

Transformers hottie Megan Fox has another film opening soon, trading in epic Autobot action for horror comedy. STYD debuted the Jennifer's Body red band trailer, which drops an F-bomb, racks up the body count, and mixes it up with an eye-linered Adam Brody...who's looking like Chris Carrabba from Dashboard Confessional...which will be on the film's soundtrack. Screenwriter Diablo...

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'Cloverfield' Director Plugging Away at 'Let the Right One In' Remake

By: Lizerne Guiting on June 30, 2009 at 6:27PM Comments (2)

Last year, a little indie, Swedish film called Let the Right One in made a splash on the art house circuit as an artfully crafted vampire story about two adolescents—a bullied boy and a seemingly 12-year-old vampire girl. Cloverfield director Matt Reeves saw it and said "I was just hooked," reports the LA Times. He'll be remaking the film under the title Let Me In, and has...

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'Transformers 2' Blast Makes Guinness Record; and Top 10 Movie Explosions

By: Lizerne Guiting on June 26, 2009 at 12:21PM Comments

No one can argue that Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen isn't explosive. It's bigger, louder, and Michael Bay is officially going down in the Guinness Book of Records for the biggest explosion on film with actors present. Popular Mechanics put together a Top 10 Movie Explosions of All Time list; it certainly pays tribute to directors who have a knack for fiery flamboyance. Although...

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'Twilight' Star Peter Facinelli Wants Followers on Twitter – and He's Giving Away His Chair Backing

By: Lizerne Guiting on June 18, 2009 at 5:37PM Comments (1)

Twihards know by now that Peter Facinelli, who plays Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the Twilight Saga, wants to see a grown man by the name of Rob DeFranco walk down Hollywood Blvd. in a bikini, singing "Single Ladies" by Beyonce. It's part of the bet he made with his best bud, DeFranco (@211me) last week upon joining Twitter. The Details:Rob DeFranco bet Peter Facinelli that he...

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Angelina Jolie Back for 'Wanted 2'?

By: Lizerne Guiting on June 15, 2009 at 3:14PM Comments (1)

Russia's biggest director, Timur Bekmambetov (Night Watch and Day Watch) has a sequel for Wanted in the works, reports Russia-ic, and he plans on resurrecting Fox's character. Whether or not Angelina Jolie will spend enough time away from the kids to reprise her role is a question that goes unanswered. (If you can read Russian, you might be able to find out from the source, rian.ru) ...

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Exclusive! 'Transformers 2' Sneak Peek on DVD

By: Lizerne Guiting on June 12, 2009 at 1:01PM Comments (2)

Fandango's ticket sales have hit 21% for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and a lot of you diehards have already bought tix to see those ginormous Autobots battle the Decepticons on IMAX screens. If you're just dying to see Megan Fox and Shia LaBeouf before the movie's roll out on June 24, you're in luck. Paramount gives access to an exclusive sneak peek to Revenge of the...

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