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Oscars hashtag-activated emoji now on Twitter and Periscope

With the Oscars almost upon us, Twitter has unveiled a couple of hashtag-activated emoji for the event, including an icon for its live-video app Periscope. Additionally, it has also revealed the most talked-about awards contenders on its…
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How The Revenant made that brutal bear mauling so wincingly realistic 1:57

The visual-effects team responsible for the most memorable scene in Alejandro González Iñárritu's frontier epic The Revenant explains how they created the film's terrifying bear attack.
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Creed director Ryan Coogler developing TV series based on juvenile detention system

Minors, the next project from Creed director Ryan Coogler, will center around individuals coming of age in the United States' juvenile detention system and how the experience shapes their lives.
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Funny, endearing, and ultimately cheer-worthy, Eddie the Eagle hits all of the expected beats for a film of its ilk

Taron Egerton takes on the role of Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards in a funny, heart-warming account of an unlikely Olympian's quest to represent his country and soar to new heights on the world's biggest stage.

Samsung eyeballs Tidal for acquisition along with several other streaming services

16-month-old music streaming service, Tidal, may sell to Samsung, with several other streaming companies also interested in acquiring Jay-Z's struggling company, which may need outside money to live.
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Zack Morris and John McClane face off in Precious Cargo trailer 2:04

Bruce Willis and Mark-Paul Gosselaar go toe-to-toe in the first trailer for Precious Cargo and this battle between '90s-era icons should have no problem stirring up nostalgia in movie fans.
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Disney's Captain Nemo movie recruits The Wolverine director

James Mangold, the director The Wolverine, has reportedly agreed to direct Walt Disney Pictures' upcoming Captain Nemo movie, which will provide an origin story for Jules Verne's iconic sea-exploring antihero.
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This website and its users want to change how people look at movie ratings

Croovies is a new website that understands there is more to a movie than objective quality, and wants to change how we rate movies to reflect that, factoring in rewatchability, originality, and other aspects of films.
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Ariana Grande slated as host and musical guest for March 5 installment of SNL

Pop star Ariana Grande will appear on Saturday Night Live as both host and musical guest, joining a very elite group of musicians who have pulled double duty on the sketch comedy show.
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Batman v Superman gears up for box-office debut: Ticket pre-sale starts Monday

Easter weekend has been kind to box-office openings, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice looks to find success. The film's ticket pre-sales begin Monday, February 29, ahead of its March 25 debut.
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How The Martian’s filmmakers turned a Jordanian desert into The Red Planet

With Ridley Scott's The Martian nominated for a visual-effects Oscar this year, the magic that brought the surface of Mars to Earth in the popular film is generating quite a bit of buzz for the VFX team.
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Xzibit to guest star as a rival to Lucious on Fox’s Empire

Xzibit has landed a guest starring role on Fox's Empire. The rapper-slash-actor will play a rival to Terrence Howard's character, Lucious. He'll appear on the series this spring, but the number of episodes hasn't been announced.