Movie Report: JJ Abrams Returns To Star Wars Franchise, Will Direct Ep IX

Director J.J. Abrams is returning to the “Star Wars” franchise after stepping away from the series. According to Variety, the move by Disney and Lucasfilm comes after Director Colin Trevorrow exited the “Star Wars: Episode IX” project. As a result, the joint companies brought back Abrams, who helmed “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the seventh…
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Monday Movie Report: Horror Genre Icon Tobe Hooper Dies At 74

An icon of the horror movie genre passed away this weekend. Tobe Hooper, who directed the 1974 film titled “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” died Saturday at the age of 74 in California. According to Variety, his notable film was shot for less than $300,000 and ended up becoming one of the most profitable independent pictures…
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Monday Movie Report: Comedian, Actor Jerry Lewis Dies At 91

Comedian and actor Jerry Lewis, known for movies such as “The Nutty Professor” and “The Bellboy,” died Sunday at the age of 91. According to Variety, Lewis died at his home in Las Vegas in the morning hours. In total, the Internet Movie Database shows that Lewis had 74 acting credits to his name, along…
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Monday Movie Report: ‘Spotlight’ Distribution Company Open Road Films Sold

Open Road Films, which has earned critical acclaim and numerous accolades for films such as “Spotlight” and “Nightcrawler” has been bought by Tang Media Partners. According to Variety, Open Road’s CEO Tom Ortenberg will remain with the company, which has also distributed well received pictures such as “End of Watch,” “Chef” and “Rosewater.” The company…
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SPECIAL Movie Report: Recapping Warner Bros And More At Comic Con

Warner Bros. Pictures hyped numerous films at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday, but as expected, it was the DC Comics film adaptations that stole the show. To close the WB panel Saturday, the studio released a new trailer for “Justice League,” featuring some of the world’s most famous superheroes. Watch the footage below: Additionally, the film…
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