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Keanu Reeves: 'I Wanted To Play Wolverine And Batman'

The Matrix star Keanu Reeves has revealed he tried to claw his way into the X-Men franchise as Wolverine and put his name forward to portray Batman in director Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy.The...

The Movies Of The Wachowski's: From Best To Worst

Press shy and intentionally low-profile, the Wachowski brothers (now brother and sister) occupy a rare position in Hollywood of being household names, responsible for some truly awe-inspiring works of cinematic innovation that have enamoured critics...

Andy Wachowski Siblings Triumph In The Matrix Copyright Lawsuit

The Matrix directors Lana and Andy Wachowski have triumphed in a copyright lawsuit over the hit movie trilogy.Writer Thomas Althouse launched legal action against the filmmaking siblings, studio Warner Bros. Entertainment, and producer Joel Silver...

The Matrix Franchise Lawsuit Going To Trial

A $300 million (£187.5 million) copyright infringement lawsuit filed against The Matrix directors Lana and Andy Wachowski is heading to trial this summer (14).Scriptwriter Thomas Althouse launched legal action against the filmmaking siblings in January,...

Wachowski Filmmakers Refute The Matrix Rip-off Claims

Filmmaker Andy Wachowski and his transgender sister Lana have hit back at claims they stole the premise for their popular The Matrix sequels, insisting the full trilogy was their own idea.Scriptwriter Thomas Althouse accused the...

Are Lesbians The New Vampires?

Australian film critic Simon Weaving has predicted that lesbians will soon become the new vampires at the box office. As reported by today's (Thursday) Sydney Morning Herald, Weaving, the brother of actor Hugo Weaving (The...

Movie Reviews: Oblivion

Even most critics who slam the script for Oblivion, the sci-fi blockbuster starring Tom Cruise, concede that the movie looks spectacular. Consider the judgment of Peter Howell in the Toronto Star: Certainly there are no...

Netflix In Deal With Wachowskis For Sci-fi Series

Netflix has another original series in the works. Following the release of House of Cards, it is teaming up with the Wachowskis to produce a 10-episode sci-fi series titled Sense8, which, said the sibling directors,...

Wachowski Filmmakers Sued Over The Matrix Sequels

Filmmaker Andy Wachowski and his trangender sister Lana are facing a $300 million (£187.5 million) lawsuit over allegations they stole the premise for their two The Matrix sequels.The directing duo has been accused by Thomas...

Highlighting The Lesser Known Films Of The 2012 National Film Registry Choices

While it's obvious to see why movies like Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Matrix, Uncle Tom's Cabin and the 1914 version of 3:10 to Yuma have made it into this year's National Film Registry list to...

Dirty Harry, The Matrix And Breakfast At Tiffany's Added To U.s. Film Registry

Dirty Harry, The Matrix and Breakfast At Tiffany's are among the films which have been named American national treasures and added to the country's National Film Registry.Clint Eastwood's popular 1971 cop movie and Keanu Reeves'...

Jada Pinkett Smith: Will Is 'Another Part Of Me'

Jada Pinkett Smith says Will Smith is like ''another part'' of her.The 40-year-old actress insists she won't be divorcing her 'Men In Black' star husband any time soon and can't even fathom the idea of...

Edward Norton: Bourne Movies Are More Authentic

Edward Norton says the 'Bourne' films are more ''authentic'' than other blockbusters.The 42-year-old actor - who stars as antagonist Eric Byer in the 'The Bourne Legacy' - believes the Tony Gilroy-written film franchise is much...

Hugo Weaving Opens Up About Epilepsy

The Matrix star Hugo Weaving has revealed he suffered from epilepsy as a teen.The Australian actor was diagnosed with the brain disorder, which causes frequent seizures, when he was just 13, and Weaving admits his...

Edward Norton: Bourne Character Is The Biggest 'Russian Doll'

Edward Norton thinks his 'Bourne Legacy' character is like the ''next level of Russian dolls''.The actor plays CIA Agent Byer in the forthcoming reboot of the action franchise and thinks his alter ego is the...

Jodie Foster: We Are Living The Matrix

Jodie Foster feels everyone is living 'The Matrix' film nowadays. The 49-year-old actress believes the 1999 sci-fi movie - which saw a computer hacker learn about the true nature of his reality and what his...

Katy Perry's Gran Doesn't Recognise Success

Katy Perry's grandmother keeps her grounded.The 'Wide Awake' hitmaker is amused by the fact that 91-year-old Ann Hudson - who appears in her new documentary film 'Part of Me 3D' - ''doesn't acknowledge'' her success...

Channing Tatum Confirms Jupiter Role

Channing Tatum is to star in 'Jupiter Ascending'.The 'Magic Mike' actor has confirmed he has signed up to appear in the sci-fi drama and he says he can't wait to get to work.He said: ''It's...

Channing Tatum For Jupiter Ascending?

Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis have been offered roles in sci-fi movie 'Jupiter Ascending'. Directors Lana and Andy Wachowski have given the pair the opportunity to star in the film after Natalie Portman passed up...

Ashley Jensen Proud That Beckham Knows Her

Ashley Jensen was thrilled when David Beckham knew who she was. The former 'Ugly Betty' star met the soccer player when his wife Victoria Beckham made a cameo on the TV show and Ashley couldn't...

Laurence Fishburne Joins Superman: Man Of Steel

Laurence Fishburne will play Perry White in 'Superman: Man of Steel'. The 'CSI' actor has joined an all-star line-up including Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Kevin Costner in the movie, and will play the boss...

Carrie-anne Moss Lands Spy Role

The Matrix beauty Carrie-anne Moss has signed on to star in hit spy show Chuck.Moss will star as the love interest of government agent John Casey, who is played by actor Adam Baldwin. According...

Hangover Ii Cure For Industry's Headache?

The principal complaint from many critics about The Hangover II was that it lacked the surprise element of the first film and amounted basically to a copy of the original. But the actual surprise came...

Keanu Reeves Reveals Plans For Matrix Four And Five

Keanu Reeves has revealed plans are underway for two more sequels to 'The Matrix'.The actor - who appears as Neo in the first three movies of the sci-fi action drama - hinted he and the...

Keanu Reeves Thanks Kathryn Bigelow

Keanu Reeves has thanked director Kathryn Bigelow for making him an action star. The actor got one of his first breaks in the movie industry with his lead role in the director's 'Point Break' in...

Keanu Reeves Confirms Bill And Ted 3 Talks

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are "talking" about a third 'Bill and Ted' movie.The two actors have held a series of meetings with Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon - who penned 1989 'Bill and Ted's...

Will Smith Set For Hood?

Will Smith has been approached to take a leading role in a modern re-telling of 'Robin Hood'. The 'Men in Black' star has been among the first to be asked by Andy and Lana Wachowski...

Tom Brady's Crash Matrix

Tom Brady's car crash was "like a scene from 'The Matrix' ".The 33-year-old NFL player - who has nine-month-old son Benjamin with wife Gisele Bundchen, as well as three-year-old John from a previous relationship -...

Vanilla Sky Voted Most Confusing Film Ever

'Vanilla Sky' has been voted the most confusing film ever made.The 2001 movie - which starred Tom Cruise and his ex-girlfriend Penelope Cruz and Cameron Diaz - topped a poll run by DVD subscription firm...

Movie Reviews Inception

Few movies in recent years -- if any at all -- have received the sort of adulatory reception from key critics as Christopher Nolan's Inception. Except for a handful of critics, many of whom display...

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