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Nintendo plans to invest in movie business

Nintendo plans to invest in movie business

Gaming company Nintendo has announced what it plans to do with the loot it makes from selling its stake in MLB team the Seattle Mariners once the sale is finalized. According to company spokesman Makoto Wakae the final details of how the proceeds from exiting the MLB owners club could be used for a theater release or a DVD release. This wouldn't be the first time that Nintendo has licensed its game creations for a flick.

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“The Empire Strikes Back” intro done in James Bond style somehow works

“The Empire Strikes Back” intro done in James Bond style somehow works

Two of the most iconic movie franchises in the world are James Bond and Star Wars. Each of these franchises is well known for opening sequences that follow the same formula for every film. Star Wars has its opening crawl with worlds that set up what the movie is going to be about. Bond films on the other hand always have a song that goes with the title of the movie and lots of naked ladies in the shadows.

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Ghostbusters reboot trailer sets YouTube ‘most hated’ record

Ghostbusters reboot trailer sets YouTube ‘most hated’ record

The upcoming 'Ghostbusters' reboot had its first full official trailer released not too long ago, and many complained. Many complained. It was quickly remixed by those who thought they could do better, but the original lived on, and now it has made history...as the most disliked movie trailer in all of YouTube history.

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‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ R-rated animation revealed in first trailer

‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ R-rated animation revealed in first trailer

Late last year, Warner Bros revealed plans to create ‘Batman: The Killing Joke,’ an animated R-rated movie with Mark Hamill back as the Joker. The project has been underway since then, and the company has just revealed it in its first trailer. By all accounts, it appears the movie will stay true to its polarizing graphic novel foundation, and it brings with it a solid R-rating.

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Angry Birds Movie actors pick alternate universe superhero film roles

Angry Birds Movie actors pick alternate universe superhero film roles

This past week we had the opportunity to speak with Jason Sudeikis, Maya Rudolph, and Josh Gad, all of whom told us which superhero they'd be OK with playing in a film in the future. These three are all currently in The Angry Birds Movie - we were at the press junket for said movie, and due to the content of said movie, our conversation dove in on superheroes rather quickly. Be it animated or live-action - which roles would these comedians take if given the opportunity?

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AMC kills texting in theaters plan after moviergoer outcry

AMC kills texting in theaters plan after moviergoer outcry

AMC has pulled the plug on plans to allow texting in its movie theatres, after a frenzy of negative social media following news it was considering making some screenings more smartphone-friendly. Chatter of the possibility broke earlier this week, with new AMC CEO Adam Aron venturing the idea that it could make movie-going more popular with Millenials.

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Deadpool 2 is happening with Ryan Reynolds back as Wade Wilson

Deadpool 2 is happening with Ryan Reynolds back as Wade Wilson

Prepare yourself! Deadpool 2 is happening, it has been announced, and Ryan Reynolds will be returning as Wade Winston Wilson. The second movie will be directed by Tim Miller, the same man behind the first movie. The news is exciting but certainly not surprising — Deadpool was the highest-grossing movie with an R-rating across the globe, raking in $757.3 million worldwide. The news was announced by Fox’s co-chairman Stacey Snider earlier today.

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Captain America: Civil War trailer 2 shows Avengers beatdown

Captain America: Civil War trailer 2 shows Avengers beatdown

The movie might be called Captain America: Civil War, but it looks more like an Avengers flick in the second trailer for the film that has just been released. The trailer shows Iron Man, Black Widow, Captain America and a slew of other Avengers as they fight among themselves. In part of the trailer, Tony Stark tells Cap that the Avengers need to be put in check.

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Legends of the Hidden Temple is heading back to TV

Legends of the Hidden Temple is heading back to TV

If the return of Full House wasn't enough to satisfy your nostalgic entertainment needs, maybe this will do it: Legends of the Hidden Temple, the game show from Nickelodeon's 90s-era past, is heading back to television. Both Legends and former cartoon superstar Hey Arnold! will be resurrected in the form of television movies, and we have interns to thank for making it a reality.

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Amazon shells out $15m for Woody Allen’s upcoming movie

Amazon shells out $15m for Woody Allen’s upcoming movie

Amazon Studios has muscled out the competition with a $15 million acquisition of Woody Allen's upcoming -- and unnamed -- movie. The film, which stars Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively and Kristen Stewart, follows the eight movies Allen offered up to Sony Pictures, and reportedly will include another $5 million or so in advertisement costs.

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice — the final trailer is here

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice — the final trailer is here

The official final trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has launched, and it gives us more than two minutes of sometimes tense, sometimes explosive fighting, not to mention a solid look at what appears to be an even more solid movie. Batman is notably -- and perhaps rightly so -- concerned about Superman, and he's not planning to sit by and see whether his concerns are valid.

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‘The Purge: Election Year’ trailer mixes mayhem and politics

‘The Purge: Election Year’ trailer mixes mayhem and politics

Universal Pictures has another The Purge movie in the works, and this one is tossing some politics into the mix. In what looks like the most promising of the soon-to-be-three series, The Purge: Election Year features the same crime free-for-all as the last two movies, only there’s a new Senator in the mix looking to shake things up. Both politicians and the purge-friendly aren’t happy about her crusade, and they’re coming to take her out.

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