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Best of the Week: Marvel's Phase 3, Horror Movies, Daniel Radcliffe Rapping and More
The Important News Marvel announced its slate through mid-2019, including the two-part Avengers: Infinity War, Captain America: Civil War, Captain Marvel, Thor: Ragnarok and Black Panther, which stars Chadwick Boseman. Benedict Cumberbatch is pretty much going to be Doctor Strange. We got our first look at and synopsis for Terminator: Genisys. And our first look at Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Greta Gerwig will play an adult Dawn Wiener in a Welcome to the Dollhouse sequel. Lord and Miller are back writing The Lego Movie sequel.  Elf is getting a stop-motion holiday special.  Mark Rylance will star in Spielberg's Roald Dahl adaptation, The BFG. Seth Rogen will co-star in the next Steve Jobs biopic. Keanu Reeves made a comeback at...
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Watch: The Schmoes Present the Top 5 Jake Gyllenhaal Movies
Who are the Schmoes, and what exactly do they know? The Schmoes are a couple of regular guys, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, who--like you--are the people for whom movies are made. Each week, we're posting brand new video from the Schmoes that'll give their spin on a given movie topic. With a ton of roles both big and small under his belt, it's time to find out which Jake Gyllenhaal we love the most. Will it be the more heroic characters or the freakishly creepy? On this week's episode of the Top Five, the Schmoes break down Gyllenhaal's top five movies. Do you agree? Let us know!     MORE FROM AROUND THE WEB: ZergNet (function() { var zergnet...
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The Best Movie Trailers of the Week: It's Our Spooky Halloween Edition
Welcome back to Best Movie Trailers of the Week, a column where we handpick the best new movie trailers that have arrived online over the past week. Happy Halloween! In honor of the holiday, this edition of Best Movie Trailers of the Week is horror only. Here are some of my favorite trailers of recent years:   The Strangers Gillian Welch’s “My First Lover” was forever changed after this trailer dropped. The piece gives you a moment to get acquainted with Kristen and James before dropping one heck of a bomb: there’s someone outside. Or is there? How many times have you heard something go bump in the night and brushed it off? This trailer plays with the familiarity of that concept before unleashing a downright epic reveal – Kristen’s...
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'Nightcrawler' Director Dan Gilroy Explains the Scariest Thing About Modern News Media
Nightcrawler is the most intense movie you can see in a theater this Halloween night, and it's not even a horror movie. It's about a strange man named Lou (Jake Gyllenhaal, giving one of the best performances of the year) who discovers a new career path: filming grizzly crime scenes and selling the footage to local news outlets. Since Lou doesn't really relate to society the way a normal person would, he's willing to do whatever it takes to get the most scintilating footage possible. As you can imagine, this causes Lou to do some... questionable things. We've already posted a few chunks of our interview with Nightcrawler writer-director Dan Gilroy (Superman Lives movie details; the real nightcrawlers who inspired the movie), and now that the movie is in...
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Watch: The Schmoes Review 'Nightcrawler'
The Schmoes, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, not only have their Schmoes Know Movie Show on Movies.com—they're reviewing movies for us too. You can watch more of their reviews here. Nightcrawler     MORE FROM AROUND THE WEB: ZergNet (function() { var zergnet = document.createElement('script'); zergnet.type = 'text/javascript'; zergnet.async = true; zergnet.src = 'http://www.zergnet.com/zerg.js?id=15794'; var znscr = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; znscr.parentNode.insertBefore(zergnet, znscr); })();
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Poster-Crop Quiz: Can You Guess These Lovable Movie Villains?
Happy Halloween, readers, and welcome back to the Poster-Crop Quiz! This week, in honor of the release of Nightcrawler, we thought we'd take a look back at our favorite lovable villains. In the spirit of Halloween, and much like Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler, these monsters, madmen and criminals simultaneously attract and repel us. We know we're supposed to root against them, but we can't help but admire (or even adore) them.  See if you can identify the 10 posters below, leaving your guesses in the comment section. The first person to correctly name all the posters will receive a shout-out in next week's quiz. It won't protect you against the bad guys... but you really want it to? What possible better poster could appropriately kick off this quiz...
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Watch: Famous Actors Who Got Their Big Breaks in Bad Horror Movies
Becoming a movie star is no simple task. Actors often have to “pay their dues” by appearing in low-budget films just to get noticed. Horror cinema has given many a future A-lister their first crack at becoming a celebrity, even if many of those celebs would prefer to forget the films they appeared in. With that in mind, YouTube channel Watch Mojo has put together this entertaining video highlighting a slew of actors who slummed it in genre films before becoming household names. While almost everyone knows that Johnny Depp got his big break in Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street (Depp is devoured by a bed), and that Kevin Bacon has a bad time at Camp Crystal Lake in the original Friday the 13th, did you know that George Clooney did horror before he was famous...
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The Best Halloween Present to Buy That Person Who Loves John Carpenter's 'Halloween'
Halloween has always been about giving out the candy, but we'd like it if the holiday were also about people buying each other really deranged gifts. This way it could evolve into something like Christmas, except instead of reindeer socks, you give someone a severed head... that's actually a punch bowl! (C'mon, nothing says you care like a severed-head punch bowl.) And speaking of bowls and/or things that are round in nature, we are completely smitten with this bizarre (and rare) extra that came inside the packaging of the 20th anniversary VHS set for John Carpenter's Halloween, circa 1998.   Yup, that's a snow globe. It's a snow globe that pays tribute to the classic couch scene from Halloween, except when you shake it the thing rains blood...
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Watch: This Leaked 'Age of Ultron' Clip Is Like a Teaser Trailer for 'Captain America: Civil War'
Now that Marvel has announced its movie plans through 2019, we know that following next summer's Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man will be Captain America: Civil War (May 6, 2016), the third installment in Marvel's Captain America franchise -- and a movie that will pit superhero against superhero.  In the popular Civil War comics storyline, Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) and Steve Rogers (aka Captain America) find themselves on opposing sides of a government mandate that all superheroes reveal their identities as part of a registration act. That won't be the case in the movie version, though, since many of the heroes have already revealed their identities, but expect them to stick with the general theme of Iron Man and Cap on opposing sides. In this newly...
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Holy Cow: 'Interstellar' Is Sending One Lucky Movie Fan to Space
Those looking to take the thrilling, visceral experience of watching Christopher Nolan's Interstellar one step further will get a chance if they snag their movie ticket over at Fandango. That's because one lucky fan is going to go where no moviegoer has gone before: space. Yup, real space. The sweepstakes, which runs through December 1, is worth a whopping $100,000, and one grand-prize winner will receive a seat aboard the XCOR Lynx Mark II spacecraft, reaching an altitude of 100 kilometers/62 miles. Also included in the package are 4g simulator training, and hotel accommodations and round-trip travel to the XCOR spaceport in Mojave, California. “The Interstellar trip is clearly the coolest prize we’ve ever given to a moviegoer in the 14 years of our...
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Trail to Freedom - Stafford 350th


Sat., Nov 1, 9:00AM-11:00AM
Chris Centore

1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford

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Zombie Walk 2014


Sat., Nov 1, 3:00PM
Buzzy

Hurkamp Park - Downtown Fredericksburg
(Prince Edward Street)

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Ignite the Night Glow Run


Sat., Nov 1, 5:00PM
Village at Towne Centre
Buzzy

137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg

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Ryan Homes - Lee's Parke


Sun., Nov 2, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Bill Carroll

5703 Spruce Valley Drive, Fredericksburg

Pancho Villa Mexican Restaurant


Mon., Nov 3, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Trapper Young

Central Park - 2931 Plank Road, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Nov 4, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Wawa - Store #697


Thu., Nov 6, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Bill Carroll

105 Garrisonville Road, Stafford

Rappahannock Area YMCA


Fri., Nov 7, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Buy Buy Baby - Central Park
Dee Daniels

1320 Carl D. Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg

Murphy's Express


Fri., Nov 7, 3:00PM-6:00PM
Chris Centore

450 Kings Highway, Fredericksburg

Gabe's


Sat., Nov 8, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Trapper Young

3501 Plank Road, Fredericksburg

Spotsylvania Towne Centre


Sat., Nov 8, 4:30PM
Village at Towne Centre - Concert in Lights
Kristin Nash

137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg

Ultimate Buick-GMC


Tue., Nov 11, 12:00PM-2:00PM
Chris Centore

5150 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Nov 11, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Spotsylvania Towne Centre


Thu., Nov 13, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Holiday Laser Show
Dee Daniels

1 Towne Centre Blvd #3100, Fredericksburg

B101.5 Care-A-Thon


Sat., Nov 15, 9:00AM-6:00PM
Spotsylvania Towne Centre
Buzzy

137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Nov 18, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Merry Market


Sat., Nov 22, 10:00AM-12:00PM
Kristin Nash

1707 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg

Vapamotive


Sat., Nov 22, 1:30PM-3:30PM
Spotsylvania Towne Centre (outside Hot Topics)
Bill Carroll

137 Spotsylvania Mall, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Nov 25, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Powell's Furniture


Fri., Nov 28, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Trapper Young

4001 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg

Powell's Furniture


Sat., Nov 29, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Kristin Nash

4001 Plank Road, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Dec 2, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Spotsylvania Towne Centre


Thu., Dec 4, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Holiday Laser Show
Kristin Nash

1 Towne Centre Blvd #3100, Fredericksburg

Rob's Car Wash


Fri., Dec 5, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Dee Daniels

1711 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg Christmas Parade


Sat., Dec 6, 5:30PM
Buzzy

Caroline Street & Princess Anne Street, Downtown Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Dec 9, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Dec 16, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

One Direction


Sat., Aug 8, 2015, 7:00 PM
M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore