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MPAA celebrates 50 years of screwing up movie ratings

The Motion Picture Association of America, or MPAA, introduced a ratings system and censorship board in 1968 as a means for the industry to self-regulate the content in their movies. If you have any knowledge of the movie industry, you know...

 
 
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Disney is set to buy 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

After a lot of hemming and hawing Disney and 21st Century Fox have agreed on a mega-buyout in which Disney will acquire all of Fox's entertainment production assets, and subsequently become an entertainment behemoth the likes we'v...

 
 
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Sonic the Hedgehog movie now at Paramount

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie is moving studios. Deadpool director Tim Miller was going to produce with his pal Jeff Fowler directing and Sony had the rights to make it, but they put the proj...

 
 
 
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Legendary Pictures signs a deal with NBC Universal

Legendary Pictures has left Warner Bros (their deal produced such hits as The Dark Knight trilogy, Man of Steel, and The Hangover trilogy) since their deal expired last June. There was an attempt to re-negotiate, but that fell through. Acco...

 
 
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G.I. Joe 3 is definitely happening. Go Joe!

As someone who has not seen G.I. Joe or the recently released Retaliation, I'm not sure whether this should be taken as good or bad news. Either way, it's kind of nutty for Paramount to announce that they've green-lit a sequel to a fra...

 
 
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Gore Verbinski to direct and produce Pyongyang

I'm not the comic book guy around these parts so my knowledge of the graphic novel Pyongyang is limited to cursory information, but it sounds like one of the most interesting graphic novels one could read. That's probably why Gore Verb...

 
 
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Trey Parker and Matt Stone found studio

Those wacky guys from South Park are at it again. Well, they've really just be at it for a while now, but now all of Trey Parker and Matt Stones work will be made under their new studio, Important Studios. One assumes that the things t...

 
 
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Ubisoft teams with New Regency for Splinter Cell film

Ubisoft is all about making movies out of their gaming franchises these days, but with Splinter Cell they aren't going alone. The gaming company, which has its own film production arm, announced that they will be partnering with New Regency...

 
 
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Martin Scorsese sued over lack of Silence

Everyone loves Martin Scorsese, don't they? He's one of the few great '70s directors to keep developing his outstanding talent into old age, rather than tailing off into ignominy like Lucas, Allen, Coppola and (to a lesser extent) Spielberg...

 
 
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Shia LeBeouf turning away from the studio system

Here's an interesting bit of news. One of Hollywood's biggest young stars has decided that he's had enough of being jerked around by the system and that he wants out. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Shia LaBeouf spoke his mind ...

 
 
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Touchstone's future to be mulled over by Disney

It appears the studio who released What About Bob?, Blaze, Mad Love, He Got Game and Wild Hogs (to name a few i randomly selected off their Wikipedia page) is on the outs at Disney. Touchstone Pictures, an imprint Disney originally created ...

 
 
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Paramount spending $700 mil to remake Hollywood studios

Major studios, like actual physical studios, in actual LA are pretty much dead. Hell filming in LA is a dying breed as well. Hollywood has figured out that there are cheaper places to film than... Hollywood. That doesn't mean that LA studio...

 
 




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Oh so theres already a narrative in the making that anyone who dislikes Spiderman Homecoming is merely Racist because of Black Does that mean I can call anyone who disliked Suicide Squad racist now?

 
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