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The Top 25 Films of 1989

By Simon Miraudo July 28, 2014 Every year is a good year for cinema, however, few can boast about having as many memorable movies – certainly ones that remain ingrained in our collective consciousness – as 1989 can. With that in mind, I dug into the Quickflix data bank to see which had been deemed […]

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Your first look at Ben Affleck as Sad Batman, as well as the brand new Batmobile

Here is your first look at Ben Affleck in the Batsuit, standing – so forlornly! – alongside his Batmobile. The pic was snapped by director Zack Snyder and shared via Twitter. First, the car: certainly a far cry from Christopher Nolan’s Tumbler, it harks back to the earlier Tim Burton beast (though maintaining some of […]

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Playtime – The Lego Movie review

By Simon Miraudo April 10, 2014 At the intersection of chaos and commerce lies The Lego Movie, a manic, subversive family film that somehow squeezed its way out of the studio sausage factory. Don’t call it a cash-grab. Heck, if cash-grabs were always this good, we’d all be broke. The credit probably belongs to writer-director […]

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Ben Affleck regrets ‘Daredevil’ (obviously)

Ben Affleck has told Playboy Magazine (for those who just read the articles) that Daredevil is “the only movie” he “actually regrets.” The, ahem, revelation comes in the wake of his casting as Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel. “I understand I’m at a disadvantage with the internet. If I thought the result would be another Daredevil, […]

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Bryan Cranston might be Lex Luthor in that Batman/Superman film

This is far, far, far from official, but Bryan Cranston has reportedly signed on to play Lex Luthor in Zack Snyder’s upcoming Man of Steel sequel. According to Cosmic Book News, the Breaking Bad star has agreed to appear as the Superman villain in at least six films (a pretty typical, “no rough stuff” type deal.) The […]

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New Batman, Ben Affleck, drops the directing; Scott Cooper takes The Stand

With Ben Affleck now busy bulking up to play Batman, a new director is required to helm his long-gestating adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand. Deadline reports Warner Bros has set Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart) to direct the epic post-apocalyptic tale. This would have been a difficult decision for WB; removing the Oscar-winning director of […]

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Will Warner Bros pay Christian Bale $60 million to reprise the role of Batman?

Christian Bale has been offered $60 million to reprise the role of Batman, if The Sun is to be believed, which it rarely is. Though the source is far from reputable, Badass Digest gives the rumour some credence by suggesting Warner Bros is indeed willing to bring Bale back one more time. With Batman vs. […]

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Superman will face off against Batman in Man of Steel sequel

The biggest news from Comic-Con came courtesy of Zack Snyder, who took the stage at the end of Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures’ joint panel to announce that Superman and Batman would soon share the big screen. Snyder first confirmed he would be helming a sequel to Man of Steel. “I’ve pored through the DC […]

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Armie Hammer could be the new Batman (again)

As exclusively reported in Moviehole, Armie Hammer may don Batman’s cape in an upcoming Justice League film. Previously nabbing the role of Batman in George Miller’s Justice League Of America, a doomed production that fell apart literally days before shooting in 2007, Hammer apparently is up again for the role in another take on the […]

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Ben Affleck not working on Justice League

Well, it was a beautiful idea while it lasted. Ben Affleck has told Canadian press that he is not working on Warner Bros’ upcoming Justice League team-up flick, though he admits it “sounds really exciting.” “One of the problems with entertainment web sites is that they need to fill pages, and that’s how rumours get started.” Who, […]

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Ben Affleck may or may not be in talks to direct Justice League movie

Something very special happened on the internet this week. At almost the exact same moment, websites began to run conflicting stories on Ben Affleck and Warner Bros’ long-proposed Justice League movie. If you ask Variety, WB want their golden boy Affleck to helm the long-troubled DC team-up flick, which everyone is interested in again following the success […]

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The top 10 Batman movie moments

The top 10 Batman movie moments. By Simon Miraudo. Christopher Nolan‘s The Dark Knight Rises has arrived in cinemas; the final entry in his Batman series, and a gauntlet thrown in the direction of anyone who dares to reboot the caped crusader in its wake. It’s been a long, beautiful, thrilling, heart-breaking, Katie Holmes-forgetting ride, and we’ve had […]

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Bruised and battered – The Dark Knight Rises review

The Dark Knight Rises ­– Starring Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, and Anne Hathaway. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. It’s probably redundant to mention that the final instalment of Christopher Nolan‘s Batman trilogy is epic in scope and ambition, considering a Christ allegory is right there in the title. But The Dark […]

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Will Arnett to play Lego Batman for 21 Jump Street directors

Will Arnett will voice Batman in an upcoming animated Lego film from Chris Miller and Phil Lord (21 Jump St). According to The Hollywood Reporter, Parks and Recreation‘s Chris Pratt will voice the lead character in the movie, Emmet; an average Lego figure who stumbles onto a grand plan by an evil tyrant who is […]

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Smaug is richer than Tony Stark, Bruce Wayne, and Citizen Kane combined

The Hobbit‘s Smaug has topped Forbes annual list of the richest fictional characters; the treasure hoarding dragon supposedly sits atop a loot worth $62 billion. In second place is Scrooge McDuck’s nemesis Flintheart Glomgold with $51.9 billion – that has to hurt Scrooge. Carlisle Cullen of Twilight fame has collected $36.3 billion over his lifetime(s), […]

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Trailer Debut: The Dark Knight Rises

A brand new teaser trailer for The Dark Knight Rises has debuted online, giving us a proper glimpse of Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, and what looks to be a football match set to rival any in film’s history. Look out behind you! A crying Alfred! A soon-to-be-deposed Commissioner Gordon! A super-sad (even more […]

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Poster Debut: The Dark Knight Rises

We’re beginning to think The Dark Knight Rises won’t have the happiest of endings. A new poster has debuted online for Christopher Nolan‘s highly anticipated series closer, and it shows the villainous Bane (Tom Hardy) walking away from a smashed Bat mask. Bane is famously known amongst comic fans as ‘The Man Who Broke The […]

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Poster Debut: The Dark Knight Rises

The sky is falling! Well, at least the top of Gotham’s buildings are, in the newly released teaser poster for Christopher Nolan‘s The Dark Knight Rises. It’s an understated, yet still suitably epic poster for what will surely be the biggest event release of 2012. Christian Bale returns as Bruce Wayne/Batman, and will star opposite Tom […]

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Trailer Debut (#2): The Green Lantern

A second feature trailer for The Green Lantern has arrived (in brightest day), combining elements from the first teaser, the extended Wonder-Con clip, and some brand new footage of a villainous, giant-headed Peter Sarsgaard. Ryan Reynolds stars as Hal Jordan, a fighter pilot who is recruited to be the first human Green Lantern by an […]

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New Justice League movie in the works; will feature rebooted Batman

New Warner Bros studio president Jeff Robinov has revealed his plans to finally bring DC’s Justice League to the big screen in 2013. This means we’ll see a new Batman in cinemas one year after Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises arrives. In a profile piece on the L.A. Times, Robinov revealed that Nolan’s third […]

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The Dark Knight Rises: Anne Hathaway confirmed as Catwoman; Tom Hardy as Bane

Anne Hathaway has been cast as Selina Kyle/Catwoman in the third instalment of Christopher Nolan‘s Batman series, The Dark Knight Rises. The news of Hathaway scoring the hotly contested lead female role in TDKR was revealed via a Warner Bros. press release. The release also stated previously confirmed actor Tom Hardy would indeed be playing […]

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Nolan discusses new Superman and Batman projects

Christopher Nolan has discussed, for the first time, his involvement in Warner Bros upcoming Superman reboot, as well as dropping some tasty tidbits about the next Batman film. We already knew that frequent Nolan collaborator David S. Goyer (co-screenwriter of Batman Begins; story credit on The Dark Knight) has come up with the story for […]

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Commissioner Gordon claims Dark Knight sequel starts shooting next year

source: slashfilm.com COMIC CON! It’s a Comic Con update blitz today as we report on the biggest stories to come out of San Diego’s legendary geek-gasmic festival. After The Dark Knight grossed a zillion dollars at the box office, the rumour mill sprung into action about the potential villains for the sequel. Of course, no […]

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Wolverine’s got a milk moustache

source: bodybymilk.com Hugh Jackman appears in the latest Got Milk campaign as Wolverine, promoting the regenerative, bone strengthening power of milk. Just one problem – Wolverine’s entire skeleton is fused to hardened adamantium! Why the hell would he need to drink milk? Apart from the deliciousness of course. Also, milk moustaches on facial hair are […]

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Who Should Be The Next Batman Villain?

Yes we know, The Dark Knight has only been out for a couple of weeks. Some may think it’s a bit early to start wondering who will next emerge from Batman’s rogue gallery. Truth is, even after seeing TDK multiple times, we want more. No. We NEED it. So far, the Nolan-verse has provided us […]

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Sequel Mania!

As anyone who visited the cinema in the last twelve months clearly saw, 2007 was a bumper year for movie sequels. The next few years will be no exception, with some of the biggest installments not the 2nd or 3rd chapter, but in some cases 6th, 11th and 22nd! There are some high quality releases […]

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