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Land of Lost finds home in cinemas this summer

More into the fi than sci? After the physics-heavy Star Trek and Terminator Salvation, fans of the genre can head to Land of the Lost (released in the UK 31 July) for a little light relief courtesy of Will Ferrell… Based on the US 70s TV series, the film follows the story of the funny guy’s Dr. Rick Marshall...

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William Shatner has no place in new Star Trek

You'd think that Trekkies might just be glad that J.J Abrams has put the floundering franchise back on the map, but the director says he's braving himself for an onslaught of criticism for sci-fi purists. "For them I say, 'Don't see the movie. You'll just get angry. It is not Shatner playing Kirk, so I do...

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Robert Rodriguez's Barbarella lost in space

Robert Rodriguez's Barbarella has been doomed from the start; first up the director made the mistake of casting his girlfriend Rose McGowan in the leading role (you just knew that a split was going follow directly afterwards). There was worst to come though; with the cost of producing the remake of the 1960s...

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From White Castle to the White House for Kal Penn but a Harold and Kumar sequel is still in the works

Got the munchies for some more Harold and Kumar? You could be in luck; Warner Bros has just announced that a sequel is in the works. It's not really surprising either - the first film in the low-budget series scored $24 million at the box office and the second almost double that, so there are already high...

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Gerard Butler steals Danny Boyle’s thunder

Way to make Danny Boyle look bad…After countless rumours (all denied) that the young stars of board-sweeping hit Slumdog Millionaire were left, well, slumming it in India after filming wrapped, Gerard Butler rocks up like an inexplicable super-hero and treats them to an all expenses bumper fun day...

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Tom Hanks helps Ron Howard defend Angels & Demons

Angels & Demons isn’t even released until next week, but it’s already got the Vatican in a tizz - according to Ron Howard anyway. During a news conference in Rome, the director told the press that the district had interfered with his effort to get filming permission to the point that crew members had to...

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Ryan Reynolds set for Wolverine spin-off too

First Hugh Jackman spouts-off about a X-Men Origins: Wolverine follow-up, and now it looks like Ryan Reynolds could benefit from the success of the franchise too. His character Deadpool is being given the undivided attention of 20th Century Fox and Marvel Comic and is set for a spin-off, according to the...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard tie the knot

All say 'aaaah', Hollywood power-couple Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal have finally tied the knot after almost a decade of dating. Actually, don't - they already have enough 'a's between them. According to The Sun, the pair jetted to the Italian town of Brindisi at the weekend for a low-key ceremony in...

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Wolverine sequel already in the works

Scoring $87 million during its opening weekend, X-Men Origins: Wolverine might not have done as well as expected (early predictions suggested the be-clawed super-hero could rake in $120-130 million), but according to latest reports, a sequel is already in the works - and, if Hugh Jackman gets his way, it's going...

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MTV Movie Award nominations announced

Slumdog Millionaire might have been unstoppable during award season, but can it compete with Twilight? Danny Boyle’s latest work has the unfortunate task of going head to head with Robert Pattinson at this year’s MTV Movie Awards.The two films have both scooped seven nominations for the upcoming awards,...

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