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Inside Heath Ledger’s ‘Dark Knight’ Diary

"BYE BYE."

Those are the chilling final words scrawled in capital letters on the last page of a diary the late Heath Ledger kept as he was filming 'The Dark Knight,' his last finished movie. Ledger's father, Kim, opened up Ledger's Joker diary publicly for the first time for the upcoming documentary 'Too Young to Die,' giving fans a fascinating glimpse into how the late actor created one of the most memorable movie villains of all-time.

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Tom Cruise Mission Impossible 5
Paramount Pictures

Tom Cruise Leaves ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ to Focus on ‘Mission: Impossible 5′

Just a few months before filming was scheduled to begin, Tom Cruise has abruptly left Warner Bros.' planned remake of the classic '60s TV series 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' But one action-packed remake of an old spy TV show's loss is another's gain. Cruise will instead focus his attention on 'Mission: Impossible 5' which is now gearing up to begin production later this year.

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Fast and Furious 6 review
Universal Pictures

‘Fast and Furious 6′ Review

'Fast Five' attempted - and quite successfully I might add - a reboot of sorts for the entire 'Fast and Furious' franchise, turning a series of movies about car racing into one exciting heist film. It was big and brash and sweaty and a complete success. So where do you go from there? 'Fast and Furious 6' attempts to answer that question by adding an -er suffix to all those adjectives above. Bigger, brasher, sweatier.

'Fast and Furious 6' is like 'Fast Five' on nitrous - director Justin Lin hits that proverbial turbo boost to go bigger, faster, stronger - and at times, that is a great thing. But when the NOS runs out, the drag race just turns into a drag.

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Star Trek Into Darkness underwear
Paramount Pictures

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Writer Apologizes For “Unnecessary” Underwear Scene

There have been a lot of complaints about 'Star Trek Into Darkness' since the film opened, one of them from female fans who felt that having character Carol Marcus (Alice Eve) strip down to her bra and panties for no apparent reason was sexist. The complaints became too much for 'Star Trek Into Darkness' writer/producer Damon Lindelof who finally admitted the shot was "gratuitous" and "unnecessary."

Do you agree?

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Man of Steel prequel
DC Comics

The ‘Man of Steel’ Prequel You Need to See Before Watching the Film This Summer

If you're excited for 'Man of Steel' (and how can you not be), you're going to want to see this. It's the official 'Man of Steel' prequel that ties directly in to the upcoming movie. With a story by 'Man of Steel' writer David Goyer and director Zack Snyder, this doesn't feature much Superman but it does include a somewhat surprising lead character: Supergirl. Is this the start of a larger 'Man of Steel' universe? What hints does this hold for the movie? Let's find out!

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Wolverine trailer
20th Century Fox

‘Wolverine’ Trailer: Are You Getting Excited, Bub?

Between 'Iron Man 3' and 'Man of Steel,' 'The Wolverine' has almost been the forgotten superhero movie this summer (which seems almost impossible considering Wolverine is one of the most popular comic book characters around). But Fox is looking to change that with this brand new 'Wolverine' trailer - giving us our biggest, and best, look at the film yet.

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Incredibles 2
Disney-Pixar

‘Incredibles 2′ – Director Brad Bird Says He Wants to Do It

With all the Pixar sequels in the works, many fans have been left asking why we're not getting an 'Incredibles 2.' Up until this point it's been because writer/director Brad Bird has been reluctant to return to the franchise but now Bird is softening his stance giving hope that a sequel to one of the best superhero movies (seriously!) could be on the way some time soon.

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Man of Steel photos
Warner Bros.

‘Man of Steel’ Pics: What Character Change is Sure to Cause a Controversy?

Considering 'Man of Steel' is 143 minutes long, we have barely scratched the surface at what is going on in the film, despite two trailers. Today, we have a bunch of new 'Man of Steel' pics that promise a deeper look at the film than ever before including a new look at a character that is bound to have hardcore Superman fans up in arms.

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Doctor Strange Marvel
Marvel

Marvel Reveals Upcoming Movies: ‘Doctor Strange’ Confirmed Plus ‘Blade’ Reboot and More!

We know what Marvel movies are part of Phase 2 of the Cinematic Universe: 'Iron Man 3,' 'Thor 2,' 'Captain America 2,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and 'The Avengers 2.' Beyond that, all that has been confirmed is Edgar Wright's 'Ant-Man.' But in an article on the future of 'The Avengers' we've got confirmation on what other movies Marvel is developing and it looks like Phase 3 is about to get very, very big.

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Megan Fox Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Pacific Coast News/Mirage Studios

First Look: Megan Fox as April O’Neil in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

When Megan Fox was cast as April O'Neil in the upcoming 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' reboot, the reaction was...mixed. And by "mixed" we mean, mixed between people hating it and people really hating it. Today, however, we have the first look at Megan Fox in character as April on the 'Ninja Turtles' set and maybe it'll change your mind. Maybe? (Probably not.)

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