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Why Almost Famous Still Holds Up (And Why It Always Will)

On the road with the band there was a lot more to write home about than the Music. Twenty years ago on September 13, 2000,...

What Happened? Seven Films That Left Us Hanging

 Most people like to see resolution in films but not every filmmaker gives us that. Sometimes, they just leave us wondering. While there are times this can be just a symptom of bad writing or editing, it can also be an excellent way to get people to leave the theater thinking. In the hands of a clever and talented filmmaker, this technique can make a good film even more interesting. Here are seven good movies that don’t give us the answers we expect.

TFGP AfterHours Podcast 6 Award Winners, Love and Lost Icons

This week we discuss the winners of the Cinelinx Movie Awards. We also talk about our favorite romantic movies and the awesome success of our Kickstarter and we end the episode by talking about the deaths of Philip Seymour Hoffman and Shirley Temple Black.

How Lionsgate Plans to Work Around Hoffman’s Death in Mockingjay Part...

What will happen with the red-hot Hunger Games franchise now that Phillip Seymour Hoffman—whose character will play a major role in the Mockingjay sequels—has died? How will Lionsgate handle the absence of Hoffman?  They've talked about it, and here's what they plan on doing.  

Rated: The Master (2012)

Some movies just feel like Oscar bait. That is, their purpose seems only to win an award. The Master feels like one of these movies.  

Shortlist: Hypothetically Casting the Inevitable Batman Reboot That We Know Nothing...

It's over.  After seven years of witnessing the story of Bruce Wayne as told through the eyes of director Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight trilogy is over.  Christian Bale is done playing Batman, and the story of Nolan's Gotham City has reached its ultimate conclusion.  Right now is a time of mourning, a time to reflect upon the wonderful trilogy's impact on the cinematic world.

Okay, enough of that; let's reboot the son of a bitch.  Warner Bros. wants some more money, and Batman=Money.  So rather than wait a couple of years or so to retell the story of Batman, it's all but assured that WB is planning to reboot the series immediately (and is probably already in the planning stages as we speak).  Of course, we have no idea what WB is aiming for.  We don't know what characters will be featured, or even what tone the reboot will be going for.  But hey, that won't stop us from speculating!  So based upon no previous details or information to speak of, here's who we think should lead the cast of a film that may or may not be happening!  

New The Mandalorian Toys Revealed, Wallets Cry

As part of a new Mando Monday initiative from Lucasfilm, several new toys for The Mandalorian have been revealed, several up for pre-order today!...