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The Best Movies Of 2013

To clarify, this is my top ten today at this very moment. It's going to change. Even as I wrote out the below list, I was dramatically shifting these worthy films up and down. For one thing I want — no, need — to see all of these again and again. Because the consensus this […]

'Elysium' VFX Supervisor Dishes On 'Chappie,' Game Spinoffs And Blowing Droids To Bits

By Charles Webb "He knows what he wants - he says 'This is how we're going to do the scene,' and we'll often just do it in one take." Muyzer, whose VFX company has worked alongside Blomkamp since his feature debut, "District 9," and spent four years developing the dystopian action film "Elyisum," says this […]

'Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters' Blu-ray Exclusive: Behind The Creature Effects

Any movie that's going to have Greek gods and half-breeds in it is going to need some impressive special effects work to back up the creatures. That applied for "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," the second movie in the fantasy franchise. With the Logan Lerman movie about to hit Blu-ray and DVD this week, MTV […]

You Have To Watch The Trailer For 'Freezer'

One way that low-budget thrillers have dealt with the constraints of having less money than their competitors is to keep the action contained to a single room. There was "Phone Booth," then "Buried," and even "ATM." But "Freezer" might take the cake. "Freezer," as you might imagine, is about a man who is trapped in […]

Exclusive 'The Legend Of Hercules' Photos: Kellan Lutz Is A Man And A God

It may have started with "Batman Begins," but the superhero origin story is still a popular route to go when tackling an iconic character on the big screen. Just last year, we saw Superman get rebooted with "Man of Steel," and next year, one of the world's first superheroes is getting an origin story of […]

If Katniss Faced Tauriel From 'The Hobbit,' Evangeline Lilly Knows Who Would Win

Right now is a great time for female protagonists in big blockbusters. "Frozen" and "Catching Fire" have jockeyed for the top spot at the box office for two weeks in a row, and Evangeline Lilly is playing a badass dwarf created specifically for "The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug." When MTV News sat down with Lilly […]

Today's Horror Icons: Helene Cattet And Bruno Forzani

Black-gloved killers, lurid murder scenes, striking music... it can only be one thing: a giallo film. Filmmakers Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani helped resurrect the Italian horror subgenre with their 2009 thriller "Amer" — a sensual, sensory tale about a young girl's journey to womanhood on the French Riviera.

The Original 'Empire Strikes Back' Wampa Was HUGE!

With his three books looking behind the scenes of the original "Star Wars" trilogy, Lucasfilm editor Will McCrabb has become the master of rare of pictures and details from the classic films. EMPIRE: This gives you a sense of the size of the Wampa Snow Creature not seen in 1980, a stuntman is on stilts. […]'s 25 Best Movies Of 2013

If there's any doubt at all that 2013 was a great year for the movies,'s rundown of the very best will make you a believer. And since the video comes from our friends over at, there are a few arthouse titles that are definitely required viewing for the year, in case you didn't […]

You Can Be (Almost) As Cool As Han Solo, If You Have At Least $200,000

Movie prop auctions are not a rare thing, but it is not often that an item as iconic as the blaster of the galaxy's best smuggler comes on the auction block. Starting on December 21, you'll be able to bit on Han Solo's DL-44 blaster over at The lighter version of the famous weapon […]

Black Friday Starts Early With 'Breaking Bad' And 'Sadako' Figures

Every year, it seems like the start time for Black Friday gets earlier and the lines gets crazier. Thankfully, the folks over at Mezco are giving MTV Movies Blog readers a special chance to get two of their most sough-after items early. Walter White dons his gray exterminator suit from the "Hazard Pay" episode for […]

'Mortal Instrument' Author Talks Spoilers And Sequels

By Charles Webb If this week's DVD release of "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" has whet your appetite for more film entries in the urban fantasy series, you're in luck. While Constantin Films has pushed back the start date for the movie to 2014, series author Cassandra Clare spoke to MTV News about what […]

Will Forte Steps Out Of His Comedy Comfort Zone In 'Nebraska'

By Craig Flaster Add Will Forte to the list of SNL actors who have transitioned to high drama. Forte's latest role in acclaimed filmmaker Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" is an unusual departure for the actor, who was seen this year in "Grown Ups 2" as a male cheerleader and heard in "Cloudy With A Chance of […]

'Twilight' Star Peter Facinelli Shows Off His Geeky Side With New Comic Book Series

By Craig Flaster Peter Facinelli became a young adult heartthrob with his role as Carlisle Cullen in "The Twilight Saga," but now is adding an unexpected twist to his resume: comic book writer. "I can't believe that I actually have a comic book that I created out there now," said Facinelli about his comic, "Protocol: […]

'Muppets Most Wanted' Trailer Teases Cameos, A Doppleganger And Machete

The new trailer for "Muppets Most Wanted," the latest film from the felt troupe of performs gives us a better idea of what to expect when it hits theaters next year, in terms of story, cameos, and songs. "Muppets Most Wanted" is bringing back most of the elements that made 2011's "The Muppets" the group's […]

Exclusive '2 Guns' Deleted Scene Has Denzel Washington Calling Mark Wahlberg A Clow

"2 Guns," the thriller that brought together two modern kings of the genre, Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington, is now on Blu-ray and DVD. To celebrate the release, MTV Movies Blog has an exclusive look at a deleted scene from the film. You can watch the clip above, and see what director Baltasar Kormákur had […]

EXCLUSIVE: Check out Odd City Entertainment's Killer 'Usual Suspects' Print

By Scott Neumyer If you think Mondo is the only game in town when it comes to fully licensed limited edition posters and prints for classic (and modern) movies, you need to start looking a little more closely. Odd City Entertainment has risen in the ranks and quietly made a name for themselves over the […]

Stephen Dorff Hopes 'Motel Life' Will Have Real World Effects

"The Motel Life," the new movie starring Stephen Dorff and Emile Hirsch, tells the story of two brothers who have to go on the run after one of them is involved in a hit and run. The two pair share an intense both that Dorff, as he told MTV News' Josh Horowitz, hopes has some […]

'Star Wars: Episode VII': J.J. Abrams Reintroduces Us To An Old Friend

You can only talk about making a new "Star Wars" movie for so long without showing something. People can get kind of unruly otherwise. Hi from the workshop! #StarWarsVII — Bad Robot (@bad_robot) November 14, 2013 J.J. Abrams may have finally learned that lesson with this tweet from the @bad_robot. Here we can see […]

'Weekend Of A Champion': The Story Behind The Lost Polanski Doc

It's very rare that a movie like "Weekend of a Champion" finally surfaces, but when it does, you just kind of have to stand back and marvel. The 1972 racing documentary from director Frank Simon, working closely with Roman Polanski, follows British Formula 1 sensation Jackie Stewart around Monaco as the preps for and eventually […]

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