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Entertainment Round-Up (5/28/2011)

Posted by: Thomas Balkcom (05/28/11)
Check out the replies to view and discuss this week in Movie, Television, and DVD news.
  
 
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07:03 AM on 05/28/11
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Entertainment Round-Up contributors: rest_easy, Stayillogical, and Thomas Balkcom
Industry News and Rumors:


Movies

01) There will be an extended, R-rated cut of Sucker Punch coming to BD. 02) Here’s a complete list of the winners at Cannes. I’m very happy about Refn’s win.

03) Watch Weerasethakul discusses his filmography.

04) This is absurd.

05) Jennifer Lawrence will star in Sissy Spacek’s Sweet Tea.

06) Here’s a full rollout schedule for The Tree of Life.

07) Early buzz for Super 8. Almost universally positive.

08) Plot synopsis for Refn’s Only God Forgives (can’t wait).

09) Oscilloscope has picked up We Need to Talk About Kevin.

10) Here’s a poster for Alexander Payne’s The Descendants.

11) There will be a sequel to Dobermann.

12) Excited for X-Men:First Class? Check out this very interesting interview with Director Matthew Vaughn.

13) Awesome article about things you need to know about Tree of Life before you see it.
- Watch four clips from the film here.

14) Albert Hughes out as director for the live-action Akira adaptation.

15) David O. Russell has quit Uncharted.

16) Here are some NSFW outtakes from Bridesmaids.

17) Here’s a first look at Cosmopolis.

18) First look at Pixar’s Brave.

19) Zach Braff has been cast in Oz: The Great and Powerful.

20) Peter Jackson has confirmed that Orlando Bloom will appear in The Hobbit.

21) Unfortunate to hear, Blomkamp’s Elysium has been moved up to March 1, 2013.

Television

01) Here’s a Homeland trailer.

02) Showtime cancels The United States of Tara and renews Nurse Jackie for its fourth season.


03) Jon Hamm will direct Mad Men’s season premiere.

Trailers

01) Take Shelter - http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/archives/watch_trailer_clip_for_cannes_criti cs_week_winner_take_shelter_starrin g/
02) The Muppets - http://www.slashfilm.com/the-muppets-teaser-trailer/
03) Salvation Boulevard - http://www.slashfilm.com/salvation-boulevard-trailer/
04) A Little Help - http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/independent/alittlehelp/
05) The Smurfs (trailer #2) - http://movies.yahoo.com/summer-movies/the-smurfs/1810033015
06) Shark Night 3D - http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/independent/sharknight3d/
07) Happy Feet 2 - http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/wb/happyfeettwo/
07) The Descendants - http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/fox_searchlight/thedescendants/
08) 50/50 - http://www.slashfilm.com/5050-trailer-official-images/
09) The Whistleblower - http://www.slashfilm.com/the-whistleblower-trailer/
10) I Don’t Know How She Does It - http://www.slashfilm.com/i-it-trailer/
11) Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark - http://www.slashfilm.com/dont-afraid-dark-international-trailer/

Movies Out Next Week (6/3)

Beginners
X-Men: First Class

DVDs Out Next Week (5/31)

Drive Angry 3D
True Blood: The Complete Third Season
Barry Lyndon (BD)
Lolita (BD)
Once Upon a Time in the West (BD)

Absolutepunk Entertainment Links



Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
The Dark Knight Rises
Captain America
Beginners
X-Men: First Class

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sources: aintitcool.com, slashfilm.com, empire.com, theavclub.com, tv.ign.com, fandango.com, videoeta.com, deadline.com, variety.com, comingsoon.net, firstshowing.com, superherohype.com, theplaylist.com, mubi.com,

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07:07 AM on 05/28/11
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The news about US of Tara is very sad. I loved that show.
07:23 AM on 05/28/11
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That's so awesome that Refn won for Drive. That movie looks amazing. Probably my most anticipated.

Also, I'm excited for that R rated version of Sucker Punch as I was one of the few who loved it.

And fuck movie theater assholes.
07:24 AM on 05/28/11
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I will watch that Bridesmaids outtakes once I get on the computer, the movie was great
08:04 AM on 05/28/11
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How dare you forget to add that we will be getting a Yogi Bear 2!!!
08:23 AM on 05/28/11
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fuck X-men.
09:27 AM on 05/28/11
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Of course, x-men has to come out on the day I leave for vacation. I hate waiting to see new movies.
09:31 AM on 05/28/11
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09:34 AM on 05/28/11
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The news about US of Tara is very sad. I loved that show.
this...hopefully there will be a legit ending at least
09:37 AM on 05/28/11
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The news about US of Tara is very sad. I loved that show.
Exactly what I wanted to say. Easily one of the best shows on Showtime...
10:03 AM on 05/28/11
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The Muppets looks brilliant, and glad Legolas will be in the Hobbit.
10:04 AM on 05/28/11
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This looks amazing.
10:46 AM on 05/28/11
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So very very happy that Uncharted will have a new director with (hopefully) a new direction.
10:59 AM on 05/28/11
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50 points to Matthew Vaughn for ripping on X-Men 3.
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