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Movie News After Dark: 70mm Dark Knight, Nuclear Netflix, Weird Science and the Sound of Angry Birds

What is Movie News After Dark? It’s the nightly movie news column you need right now. It doesn’t care what you want. It knows what you need.

We begin tonight with some news about The Dark Knight Rises, a film that has not been mentioned in this column for quite some time. We missed the part where it was going to Occupy Wall Street and skipped ahead to the good stuff: like the confirmation of a TDKR proluge showing with 70mm IMAX prints of Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol when it hits theaters on December 16. That’s awesome.

Speaking of Mission: Impossible 4, here’s a new poster. Ethan Hunt is still rocking the hoodie, but at least he’s got some company this time:

Mashable offers up 5 ways Netflix can stop the bleeding on a day following news that over 800,000 subscribers left the service last quarter. I can’t help but agree with their first point.

Movies.com has launched a very entertaining new column called Fiction vs. Reality. Their first topic: What if Weird Science Happened in Real Life? It would be awesome, that’s what.

Over at HitFix, Kris Tapley features a new privately-designed one sheet for Drive that’s an absolutely killer tribute to Michael Mann’s Thief.

Even though Shia LaBeouf has said he won’t do any more Transformers movies, his lovely co-star Rosie Huntington-Whiteley says the Beouf could be back for another round. As they say, money talks. Or something like that.

In an act of pure brilliance, the folks at The AV Club have convinced Edgar Wright to program 24-hours of horror that readers at home can execute on their own. It’s a wild list that might have you cutting a few days out of your schedule over the next few weeks.

Behold the TARDIS tea pot. I want one:

We close tonight with the very cool folks at The Soundworks Collection and their feature on the Sound and Music of Angry Birds:

Neil Miller is the Founder and Publisher of Film School Rejects. For almost a decade, he has been talking movies on television, the radio, and the Internet.

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