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Anchorman 2 trailers just the beginning: 50 unique clips unleashed

Anchorman 2 trailers just the beginning: 50 unique clips unleashed

The folks behind the international push for the viewing of the sequel to one of the most well-received comedy movies in recent history - Anchorman - have brought on some heat when it comes to viral advertising this month. They've made it known to the whole world that they mean business with a total of 50 new newscast videos, each of them sent out on top of a real newscast, covering real news. These bits are mixed with recent appearances on Conan O'Brien and a set of Dodge Durango commercials - or rather strange promotions - as well.

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Avengers cast expands with Elizabeth Olsen and Aaaron Taylor-Johnson

Avengers cast expands with Elizabeth Olsen and Aaaron Taylor-Johnson

If you'd expected the star of American Horror Story to take the part of Quicksilver in the next Avengers movie, you'd best guess again. Instead it's been confirmed today by Marvel that both Elizabeth Olsen and Aaron Taylor-Johnson will be joining The Avengers in the roles of Scarlet Witch and her twin brother. These characters will make their debut in Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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Batmobile replica is street-legal with working flamethrower

Batmobile replica is street-legal with working flamethrower

A fully functional replica of the Batmobile from the 1989 Michael Keaton Batman film will be going up for auction Nov. 30. Many replicas have been made of the various models of Batmobile, but none with quite this level of authenticity. For starters, the flamethrower, afterburner, nine-inch-rise hydraulics and remote start all work. Oh, and you can drive it on actual roads if you want.

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CineFix 8-bit Cinema turns popular movies into classic video game renditions

CineFix 8-bit Cinema turns popular movies into classic video game renditions

If you've ever wondered what your favorite movie would look like as an 8-bit NES video game, the folks over at CineFix have the answer. Several popular movies have been converted into short 8-bit equivalents and posted on YouTube, some of them complete with simulated in-game controls that make it appear that you're watching classic gameplay in action, such as Kubrick's popular The Shining.

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Super Mario Bros. gets dark real-world makeover in “The Four Players” YouTube series

Super Mario Bros. gets dark real-world makeover in “The Four Players” YouTube series

Nintendo is known for its family-friendly leaning, and the characters of Super Mario Bros. are cute enough to make us forget they inhabit a world filled with carnivorous plants. This isn't the case in an alternative-esque series by screenwriter Evan Daugherty, who wrote and directed four short movies in a miniseries called "The Four Players." In Daugherty's world, we see our childhood nostalgia from an entirely too adult reality, complete with grungy sets and dark personal stories.

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Amazon LOVEFiLM hits iPhone and iPod touch with Airplay in tow

Amazon LOVEFiLM hits iPhone and iPod touch with Airplay in tow

It’s time to move into the LOVEFiLM universe for the likes of the iPhone and iPod touch this week as the Amazon app spreads beyond the iPad in the UK. This allows the iPhone and iPod touch to take part in the LOVEFiLM experience where users before were only able to work with the iPad, and now streamed to the Apple TV easier than ever. This push allows users to see television shows galore with a collection of series that’ve been up on the service for quite some time as well as a new collection added more recently just in time for the addition of Airplay.

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Comcast to sell movie downloads through set-top boxes, says sources

Comcast to sell movie downloads through set-top boxes, says sources

Comcast Xfinity subscribers may have a new option to get their movie fix soon, if word from sources that spoke to Reuters pans out. Reportedly, the cable service provider plans to offer digital movie downloads and movie streaming for-pay via its set-top boxes and through Xfinity TV's website. If all goes as stated, the functionality could roll out before the end of this year.

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Netflix hit with theatrical miniseries movie proposal

Netflix hit with theatrical miniseries movie proposal

Netflix has recently been toying with the idea of streaming a big theatrical movie the same day it is released in theaters, and according to Business Insider, that might not be the only industry shake up it could participate in. A proposal has been made to the video streaming service that would add a dose of nostalgic influence to theatrical movies -- having a miniseries appear in theaters every few months, streaming shortly after on Netflix.

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