Zombie Apocalypse??

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According to a local Montana station, the dead have risen from their graves and are attacking people! Is this the Zombie Apocalypse everyone has been preparing for?  In actuality, this was the work of a hacker who tapped the Emergency Broadcast during the Steve Wilkos show.  Watch the video and please tell us this is not the work of a genius.  Read more from the full story here at MTV MOVIES BLOG.

Top Gun re-release looking good

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Paramount Pictures came out with a pre-release 3D Imax of Top Gun viewing in 3oo theaters this weekend to come out with $1.9 million.  The 1986 classic starring Tom Cruise is looking really strong for being a 27 year old film!  The film was remastered and converted into 3D under supervision of the director of the film Tony Scott.  In it’s initial release, Top Gun earned $350 million in world wide numbers.  Read more of the story written by The Wrap.

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Bradley Cooper Sniper Biopic

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After shooting of ex-navy seal Chris Kyle, actor Bradley Cooper is moving forward with the film titled American Sniper.  The film is said to be based on the autobiography of Kyle who served four tours in Iraq.  After seeing Cooper act in Silver Linings Playbook and also co-starring in the movie The Place Beyond the Pines, I am excited to see what he can do with American Sniper.  To read more about American Sniper, please read the full story written by Inside Movies.

 

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Chris Pratt Career Launch

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Funnyman Chris Pratt’s career is about to blow up!  Entertainment Weekly has just confirmed that Pratt will be playing the lead in Guardians of the Galaxy, a Marvel project.  After seeing Pratt in movies like The Five-Year Engagement and the sitcom Parks and Recreation, it is amazing to see him branch out in roles like this as he was just seen in Kathryn Bigelow’s drama/thriller Zero Dark Thirty.  Your Movie Madness is excited to see this career move and look forward to more Chris Pratt movies!

Check out this hilarious clip from The Five-Year Engagement (mind the inappropriate dialogue).

Kutcher Hospitalized before Filming

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It is being reported that Ashton Kutcher was hospitalized just days before filming for his upcoming role as Steve Jobs, Apple’s former CEO, in the movie jOBS.  He tried to emulate Jobs’ diet, which was a fruit based diet.

While at the Sundance Film festival,Kutcher opens up and talks about what happened to his body, “First of all, the fruitarian diet can lead to, like, some severe issues,” he said. “I ended up in the hospital like two days before we started shooting the movie. I was, like, doubled over in pain. My pancreas levels were completely out of whack, which was really terrifying … considering everything.”

 

See more of the story here at the Huffington Post.
 

Check out a sneak peek of Ashton Kutcher playing Steve Jobs in the upcoming movie.  Do you think Ashton will play the part of Steve Jobs well?  Leave your comments below!

 

Warm Bodies Wins Big

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It looks as if Warm Bodies is taking over the box office this weekend.  In it’s opening weekend, it is estimated at $19.5 million (which is likely to be larger).  Even with no reported budget, it is a strong opening and I feel it will only gain more momentum in weeks to come.  Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is in second this weekend with $9.2 million in its second week of release bringing in a total of $34.5 million in domestic theaters to date.  Another movie that came out this week was Bullet to the Head starring Sylvester Stallone.  With no reported budget either, it opened with a dismal $4.5 million opening.  Check out the full list of movies in theaters now constantly updated by Box Office Mojo.

The Drunk Kid and Tom Hanks

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How lucky are these fans?  They asked Tom Hanks to pose in “passed out drunk” pictures and Hanks said yes! Seriously, what a cool thing to do as these celebrities probably get asked to do some pretty annoying and ridiculous things.  One of these fans posted on Reddit about the story.  Click HERE to read what E-online has to say about the story.

Like Father Like Son

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It is interesting to see how some the Hollywood icons children try and make it in the film industry.  We hear about many of them day in and day out as we recently just saw Tom Cruise’s son, Connor, play in the Red Dawn remake. Here is an interesting article about Clint Eastwood’s son, Scott.  Not only does Scott look identical to Clint, but he is pursuing acting which is where Clint got his start as well.  Click the link as Yahoo Movies covers the Story.

 

Oscar Talk

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Interested in a weekly Podcast revolving around discussions involving the upcoming Academy Awards? Well, you happen to be in luck then! Check out Oscar Talk! Every Friday they will discuss different topics involving contenders for various awards. This week they are covering Best Director, Best Actress, and Supporting Actor awards. Click the link to check out Oscar Talk!

Pulp Fiction Gossip

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A little Your Movie Madness trivia.  Did you know that Daniel Day-Lewis, Sean Penn, and William Hurt were favored to play Vincent Vega in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction? Apparently, Harvey Weinstein was against casting John Travolta.  Also, Matt Dillon was set to play Bruce Willis’ role, but the role was later won by Willis.  Check out more about the story here at Indiewire.