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The Nicolastick is a corn puff snack with Nicolas Cage’s face on the packaging

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Nicolas Cage has become the “Nicolastick” in Japan, thanks to some creative marketing. Ahead of December’s release of his 2016 movie, Army of One, in Japanese cinemas, some theatres are offering a limited edition Nicolas Cage corn puff snack that only comes with an advance ticket purchase. SEE ALSO: The 1982 ‘Blade Runner’ film vs. the 1968 novel ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep’ Army of One is only coming out in the Asian country a year after its U.S. debut, and its Japanese title translates more accurately to “Bin Laden is My Prey.”

An 8-bit Harrison Ford hunts for fugitives in this ‘Blade Runner’ recreation

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Ryan Gosling's "I'm in another masterpiece" look.Image: warner bros. There’s something uncanny about the way Warner Bros. is handling critics and press for Blade Runner: 2049. I’ve seen this weirdness before — and reading the tea leaves, I’d say we may very well have a modern classic on our hands here. But there are also reasons to believe the sequel to the sci-fi touchstone is a replicant of the 1982 original: A cult hit that’s a huge with fanboys and film geeks, but severely bores moviegoers and flops at the box office. SEE ALSO: There’s a secret way to predict […]

The 3 things you need to get the most out of the masterpiece that is ‘Blade Runner 2049’

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I like records.Image: Warner Bros. Blade Runner 2049 is a sci-fi symphony. Everything works together, thoughtfully, intricately and beautifully. Story, script, score, characters, ideas, sound design, visuals — oh my stars, those visuals — all in perfect complement, sparking off showers of greatness to blind the sum of these parts. Denis Villeneuve has allowed himself a luxurious 2 hours, 44 minutes to revisit the Ridley Scott cult classic, but not a frame or beat is extraneous or out of place. Even Villeneuve’s constant interface with the 1982 original Blade Runner is harmonious, heartbreaking and additive. My god, I can’t believe […]

J.J. Abrams heading back to ‘Star Wars’ for Episode IX

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J.J. Abrams Vanity Fair Oscar PartyImage: Stewart Cook/REX/Shutterstock The Force is strong with J.J. Abrams — strong enough to bring the Force Awakens director back to Star Wars to direct and co-write (with Chris Terrio) Episode IX. SEE ALSO: Another Star Wars director down: Colin Trevorrow out for ‘Episode IX’ Abrams’ return was announced Tuesday on the official Star Wars website, with a release and statement from Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. “With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for, and I am so excited that he is coming back to close out this trilogy,” Kennedy said. […]

‘It’ actor films creepy PSA about texting and talking during movies

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Stephen King’s It has audiences sufficiently creeped out just from the trailers, and the film’s killer box office performance proves we love to be scared. When Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott) showed up to an opening weekend show at Alamo Drafthouse, he filmed a little PSA about talking and texting during movies; don’t do it, or you’ll float too. SEE ALSO: The striking differences between Stephen King’s ‘It’ and the ’90s mini series Message received, Georgie. Don’t disrupt the movie, or you’ll die. Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/09/12/georgie-it-drafthouse-psa/

Rami Malek has the right Freddie Mercury vibes in first look at ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

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Queen live at Forest National in Brussels, Belgium.Image: Ilpo Musto/REX/Shutterstock We won’t see Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody until 2018, but boy are we ready. Entertainment Weekly shared an exclusive first image of the Mr. Robot star as Queen’s frontman, and it’s nothing short of glorious. SEE ALSO: Mr. Robot goes to war with Elliot in ominous Season 3 trailer The photo was released Tuesday, on Mercury’s birthday.