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How shapeshifter Bill Belichick has beaten a league built for parity for 18 years

The New England Patriots head coach is an economics major, and his exploitation of market inefficiency has helped him dominate the NFL

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Ridley Scott Moving Forward With ‘Gladiator 2’; Peter Craig To Write Script For Paramount

EXCLUSIVE: While he has been eyeing other projects that include a coming of age Merlin movie at Disney, Ridley Scott has begun forward progress on a sequel to Gladiator, the 2000 film which garnere…

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Ridley Scott’s bringing the Battle of Britain to the big screen · Newswire · The A.V. Club

rhaps wanting to remind the public of the role his homeland played in ending World War II, Ridley Scott is planning to direct a movie about the Battle of Britain.

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Appreciation: 'Barney Miller's' old soul Abe Vigoda

The actor, best known for his roles in 'Barney Miller' and 'The Godfather,' was 94. Even when he was relatively young, Abe Vigoda seemed old.

Which may be why many of us thought age would never catch up to him — and why some of you may have thought it already had, after premature reports of his death began circulating decades ago

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Leonard Nimoy remembered as 'more than Mr. Spock' as celebrities react - LA Times

In the wake of Leonard Nimoy 's death Friday at his home in Bel-Air, celebrities remembered the 83-year-old not only as the iconic Mr. Spock character he'd originated on "Star Trek" but also as a great friend.

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The 100 best movies now on Netflix

How many hours have you wasted searching Netflix for the perfect thing to watch? Narrow down the endless options with our list of the best movies available to stream right now.

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How 'Jurassic Park' Chose CGI Over Stop-Motion

The movie Jurassic Park premiered 21 years ago this week. But when pre-production began, the plan was to use stop-motion animation for the dinosaurs. Here's the surprising story of how a handful of maverick computer graphics pioneers at Industrial Light & Magic changed the movie's course—and ushered in a new era* of movie history.

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15 Shelved Movies That Were Eventually Released Years Later

Sometimes, movie releases are delayed because studios don’t know how to sell the film to audiences or because of financial or legal pitfalls. These projects are “shelved,” meaning they sit collecting dust, unseen by audiences for years (or even decades).

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Adam Sandler's Pixels gets May 2015 release date

Sandler videogame comedy will open against Mad Max: Fury Road.

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Behind-the-scenes photos of prototype Boba Fett costume, 1978

  Here are some behind-the-scenes photos taken in June of 1978 of either a costume fitting or screentest for badass Star Wars character Boba Fett. Apparently these images were shot at George Lucas’ home. Interesting to see Boba Fett as all whit

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    Hitchcock review: a genius director at a creative crossroads - Telegraph

    Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho marked a departure for the horror and suspense film genre so it's appropriate that Hitchcock, the new movie chronicling the making of the 1960 classic, also confounds expectations.

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      Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) - IMDb

      Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies. Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

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        Die Hard (1988) - IMDb

        Directed by John McTiernan. With Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson. John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

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          Sherlock Holmes (2009) - IMDb

          Directed by Guy Ritchie. With Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong. Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

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            North by Northwest (1959) - IMDb

            Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis. A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.