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Taos to Celebrate Life and Career of Lifelong Resident Icon Dennis Hopper!

The Town of Taos, New Mexico will celebrate the life of the late actor, filmmaker, artist and former Taos resident, Dennis Hopper, with a day of events. The celebration will take place on May 17, Hopper’s birthday and the day designated as Dennis Hopper Day in New Mexico.

This year’s Dennis Hopper Day celebration will feature a motorcycle rally and ride, live music and screenings of Hopper’s most famous films.

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Watch Mark Hamill Surprise Fans for Star Wars Force for Change!

Imagine having some fun, reciting some classic Star Wars lines…and the legendary Mark Hamill is your surprise co-star!

That was the scenario set up by Hamill on behalf of Star Wars for Change.

At the same time, he’s added a special bonus to the SWFFC sweepstakes to raise funds for UNICEF – enter this week and you could win lunch with Mark Hamill in Los Angels, along with two tickets to the pre-screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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Old School Horror Movie Bonehill Road – Werewolf Without CGI!

Horror movie director Todd Sheets (Dead Things, Zombie Rampage, Dreaming Purple Neon) is going back to basics for his new werewolf movie, Bonehill Road.

In production now, Bonehill Road is a werewolf film that uses 100% practical effects and features ’80s horror movie queen Linnea Quigley.

For six days, the film’s indiegogo campaign is collecting stretch goal funds to make the werewolf effects even better.

Campaign incentives are estimated to be ready in October. For details of the campaign, read on.

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First Look Photos: The Dark Tower!

Columbia Pictures has released a handful of first look photos from it’s upcoming film, The Dark Tower, They feature Roland (Idris Elba) and/or The Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey.

To me, they look pretty good – like the film really captures both characters – and the Wasteland.

The Dark Tower opens on August 4th.

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Guardians of the Galaxy’s Baby Groot Spawns Cute Commercials!

Baby Groot, from Marvel’s Gauardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, is killing it in all venues in the run up to the film’s release on May 5th.

In his latest series of coups, Baby Groot is the driver behind (and in) three almost insidiously cute commercials – for Ford, Geico and GoGURT.

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HDNET Movies Pays Tribute to Jonathan Demme!

HDNET to pay tribute to Jonathan Demme (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage/courtesy of HDNET Movies)

HDNET Movies will pay tribute to iconic director Jonathan Demme with special screenings of two of his best movies – Married to the Mob (tomorrow/April 27th, 7:10/6:10C) and The Manchurian Candidate (Thursday, May 4th, 9/8C).

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First Look Photos: Buena Vista Social Club: Adios!

In 1997, Ry Cooder introduced the world to a group of Cuban musicians called The Buena Vista Social Club. Their vibrant, self-titled album was a global hit, and more followed.

Now, Broad Green Pictures is presenting the extraordinary story behind this amazing group of performers in Buena Vista Social Club: Adios.

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios will be in theaters on May 26th.

Twitter Livestream Event Today: The Circle Fireside Chat!

There will be a liestream event featuring Twitter CEO & Co-Founder Jack Dorsey will join Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, Patton Oswalt and screenwriter/director James Ponsoldt, discussing STX’s new film The Circle and issues related to our modern socially-connected world and technology.

The fireside chat can be found at @WeAreTheCircle beginning at 11am PT/2pm ET.

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Chris Pratt Receives Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame!

HOLLYWOOD, CA – APRIL 21: Actor Chris Pratt at the Chris Pratt Walk Of Fame Star Ceremony on April 21, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Chris Pratt received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday  – accompanied by his on and off screen families.

While this is not the kind of news Eclipse usually covers, this is a slightly unusual case – it’s not been that long since Pratt was the pudgy fifth/sixth lead on NBC’s Parks and Recreation. Plus, Pratt’s new blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a mere two weeks away.

Now he’s a superstar of the big screen and, as Bashful Benjamin J. Grimm would put it, ‘The idol o’ millions.’ Also, Prat went old school for the event in a three-piece suit that practically screamed Old Hollywood.

More pictures follow.

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