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Rings Trailer is Pants-Crappingly Scary

I just watched the trailer for Rings, and holy shit, that was intense! (I’m almost expecting a phone call…)

Rings follows Julia, a woman who becomes paranoid after her boyfriend watches a viral video that basically promises that whoever watches it dies seven day later (I don’t blame her). 117 more words

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Cinema Dispatch: Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur and all the images you see in this review are owned by Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Directed by Timur Bekmambetov

On the list of unnecessary remakes that no one was asking for ever, I can’t imagine one being worse than this except maybe Citizen Kane or ANOTHER remake of The Jazz Singer.  1,995 more words

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The Day of the Locust (1975, John Schlesinger)

The Day of the Locust is a gentle film, at least in terms of Schlesinger’s direction, Conrad L. Hall’s cinematography and John Barry’s score. The film’s softly lit but with a whole lot of focus. 607 more words

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'Ben-Hur' Named 'Epic Flop' After Opening to $11.4 Million

This article originally appeared on EW.com.

Kids across the nation aren’t the only ones feeling the back-to-school blues, as this weekend’s three new wide releases failed to drum up much interest at the box office, though year-to-date numbers are up around 5.2% from the same frame in 2015. 607 more words

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Paramount Taps Peter Giannascoli To Co-Run Domestic Marketing

Peter Giannascoli has been named co-President of Domestic Marketing at Paramount Pictures and will run the department jointly with Rebecca Mall, who was hired last month from Google… 213 more words

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'Mission: Impossible 6' Halts Prep Until Tom Cruise And Others Deals Get Worked Out

EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Pictures has stopped the ticking clock and halted early pre-production of M:I6 Mission: Impossible. The studio won’t start up again until salary is worked out with franchise star Tom Cruise. 338 more words

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Why 'Ben-Hur' Could Be One of the Summer's Big Box Office Bombs

This weekend could see the release of one of the summer’s biggest box office bombs: Ben-Hur.

Viacom’s Paramount Pictures and MGM certainly are bracing for what could be a massively disappointing weekend debut for the latest remake of the epic, chariot-racing thriller. 440 more words

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