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Lego trailer for Walking Dead, Season 5

"The Walking Dead Season 5 Trailer." In Lego. (via Devour)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies trailer

It all looks very epic and serious and generally unlike The Hobbit: The Book. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but I'm looking forward to someone making a single 100-minute cut of all three movies minus all the extras. [via]

Trailer for Stephen Hawking movie

The trailer for "The Theory of Everything," the Stephen Hawking biopic based on his first wife Jane Hawking's memoir "Traveling to Infinity: My Life With Stephen."

Warriors, come out to play....

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Last night, my umpteenth viewing of The Warriors, Walter Hill's classic 1979 NYC gang flick, was greatly enhanced by browsing the excellent fan-created "The Warriors Movie Site," particularly the comprehensive guide to the ever-so-stylish gangs.


If The Office wasn't a comedy

The Office (US) sans jokes. (No Jokes, All Plot, via Laughing Squid)

Space alien movie music

Forbidden planetOn BBC Radio 3's "Sound of Cinema," host Matthew Sweet shares terrific film music from movies about extraterrestrials. (via @chris_carter_)

Carpenter, Cronenberg, and Landis on horror (1982)

Horror maestros John Carpenter, David Cronenberg, and John Landis discuss "Fear On Film" in 1982. (via Laughing Squid)

Mark Hamill on the new Star Wars

Hammil"We are just there to lend our support and grow contractually obligated beards," says Mark Hamill on filming Star Wars: Episode 7. (BBC News)

Video: computer hacking in 1980s movies

"80s Computer Hacking: A Supercut." List of movies below:

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Video: The X-Files' Dana Scully likes science!

"She never gave up, even when the aliens put a chip in her neck," says creator Ryan English. (via Dangerous Minds)

Transformers theme as 1990s R&B

Saturday Morning Slow Jams' slick R&B cover of the Transformers theme. Don't miss their takes on Muppet Babies (below), Ducktales, Pokemon, Animaniacs, and many more.

Joaquin Phoenix' forehead face

Joaquin Phoenix has a face in his forehead. (via Devour)

Video: brief history of Hollywood and the movie industry

CineFix's "History of Hollywood In Under 10 Minutes."

Blade Runner production drawings

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The long out-of-print Blade Runner Sketchbook (1982) of beautiful production drawings is available for purchase for around $300 or free viewing here.

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Early Wizard of Oz film script

Over at Smithsonian, Gregory Maguire reads through an early script of The Wizard of Oz by Noel Langley:

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Formerly incarcerated woman on why 'Orange Is The New Black' is mostly inaccurate

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Orange is the New Black.

A confession: I'm not a fan of the TV series "Orange is the New Black." I love some of the actors on the show, but I think it's kind of a romanticized white fantasy that makes cute of an experience that is not cute, as even today's headlines on this very blog reveal. With glee, I read this Washington City Paper analysis of the show by a woman who served time in prison on a drug-related offense. She is very funny, and her critique is informative.

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David Cronenberg exhibition in Amsterdam

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This weekend, David Cronenberg: The Exhibition lands at Amsterdam's EYE Film Institute. Celebrating one of my favorite contemporary directors, the show features props from the movies, original costumes, set photos, and screenings of all his films, from Shivers and Videodrome to Naked Lunch and Scanners (animated GIF below!).

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The happiest Father's Day possible in Game of Thrones [s4 finale]

Kevin McFarland reviews the medieval fantasy drama's extra-brutal season closer.Read the rest

Short documentary about 2001: A Space Odyssey

Look magazine's 1968 mini-documentary about 2001: A Space Odyssey, titled "A Look Behind The Future." (via Laughing Squid)

New Orleans jazz rendition of Game of Thrones

The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play a rousing old-timey jazz rendition of The Game Of Thrones Theme.

Incredible movie character sculptures

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Bobby Causey makes incredibly realistic sculptures of movie characters, some life-size, and some thumb-size. More below. (via Laughing Squid)

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Game Of Thrones: “The Watchers On The Wall” [s4e9]

Kevin McFarland reviews an unusual, action-packed episode that takes place almost entirely in and around a single location.Read the rest

RoboCop throws out first pitch

It was RoboCop Day in Detroit yesterday and the man-machine threw the ceremonial first pitch at last night's Detroit Tigers game, although sadly it wasn't Peter Weller in the suit (nor Joel Kinnaman); meanwhile, the city's crowdfunded RoboCop bronze statue is slated for completion later this year.

Star Wars 7: spy shots of Millennium Falcon and X-wing

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Following on yesterday's spy shots of Star Wars: Episode 7, TMZ posted photos today that appear to be an under-construction Millennium Falcon and another ship, possibly an X-wing starfighter.

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Molly Ringwald and her 10-year-old watch The Breakfast Club

NewImageMolly Ringwald's ten-year-old daughter wanted to watch The Breakfast Club (1985) with her mom; This American Life sent them a tape recorder and the resulting story is funny, nostalgic, and quite touching.

Star Wars Episode 7 spy shots

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TMZ has a set of leaked photos from the Tunisia et of Star Wars Episode 7 that in short reveal that the JJ Abrams flick will feature life-size creatures and vehicles not just digital FX.

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Orphan Black turns into a high-stakes comedy of errors this week [S2E7]

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Game Of Thrones opens a Moon Door [Recap: s4e7]

Echoes of Tyrion's past are about to collide in the present. Kevin McFarland reviews the latest episode of Thrones, where the dwarf's uncertain doom approaches.Read the rest

Silicon Valley's heroes get their chance to Disrupt [s1e7]

It's crunch time for the show's heroes, but Kevin McFarland finds that some of the humor in Silicon Valley lacks bite.Read the rest