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Review: Hustlers

Contemporary films owe a lot to Goodfellas, don't they? Ray Liotta's Henry Hill, narrating his extralegal escapades with hindsight and a deadpan drawl, has become an iconic method of storytelling. This isn't even to mention Scorsese's wild ...

 
 
 
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Netflix's Blonde welcome new members to the cast

Netflix's Blonde, the Ana de Armas starring, Andrew Dominik produced Marilyn Monroe biopic, has just gotten a whole heaping of additional cast members. As Deadline reports, Garret Dillahunt (Fear the Walking Dead), Scoot McNairy (True Detec...

 
 
 
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HBO Max lands a two-season revival of The Boondocks

Looks like actor John Witherspoon was right after all. WarnerMedia has announced that Aaron McGruder's legendary comedy series The Boondocks will be getting a two-season revival for HBO Max. The group has ordered two full seasons for a reim...

 
 
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Dating app Tinder to reportedly get a streaming series

According to a report from Variety, dating app Tinder is set to launch a "choose-your-own-adventure" styled streaming series next month. The series will be set before an impending apocalypse and will pose the question "Who would you spend y...

 
 
 
 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: 2014

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. I'm not going to mince words here; if 2013 was the...

 
 
 
 
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Spoiler Alert: What role do spoilers play?

Spoilers have taken on a strange new weight to them in our world with access to so much information. It has become easier than ever for people to share information and for some of us to accidentally be exposed to spoilers. No one wants some...

 
 
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Peacock is the name of NBCUniversal's streaming service

It's getting to the point where there are so many streaming services that I'm afraid of unknowingly writing the same things in every news article I write about them. Here's a new tidbit, though: NBCUniversal and Comcast finally have a name ...

 
 
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Drugs are bad (but fun!) in first trailer for The Wave

Giving off some serious John Dies at the End vibes, the above trailer for The Wave reminds us that taking drugs from strangers is a terrible idea--that could also give us powers and let us hop through alternate dimensions. So maybe they're...

 
 
 
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Big Bang Theory finds a streaming home with HBO Max

The streaming wars have been getting intense. After Netflix announced it acquired the exclusive rights to stream Seinfeld yesterday, HBO has revealed it prevailed in the bidding war to acquire rights for The Big Bang Theory. A sitcom based ...

 
 
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Bask in the glory of Disney+'s day one lineup

We knew Disney+ would provide an massive, landslide-esque rush of content from the vaults of Burbank that would no doubt shock and overwhelm a streaming audience already burning through content like tissue paper (though Netflix might be cha...

 
 
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An Adams Family themed IHOP menu is coming this Halloween

Halloween is just a month away and IHOP is at it again with another seasonal menu, this time featuring some spooky looking items. It is taking its inspiration this time not from The Grinch, like they did with that menu, but from The Adams F...

 
 
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M. Night Shyamalan inks two movie deal with Universal

Universal seems to still be high on M. Night Shyamalan as the studio as announced a deal with the director to make two original thrillers that will and February 26, 2021 and February 17, 2023. The director and studio have a long history tog...

 
 
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Netflix acquires exclusive rights to stream Seinfeld

In a new report from the LA Times, Netflix has announced that it has acquired the exclusive global streaming rights to Seinfeld. One of NBC's most popular shows ever, this comes as a huge win for Netflix after losing the rights to both The ...

 
 
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The Flixist 2019 Fall Movie Preview

Can you feel it in the air? There's a crispness in the breeze and summer is starting to fade away. We're inching closer and closer to the end of the year, and you know what that means! It means Flixist has your Fall Movie Preview all set an...

 
 
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Robert Downey Jr. to reportedly cameo in Black Widow

No one is ever truly gone. As multiple sites are reporting, it looks like Robert Downey Jr. will be stepping into the boots of Iron Man one last time for the upcoming Black Widow film. A prequel title in the MCU, it seems RDJ just couldn't ...

 
 
 
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Battle at Big Rock is a new Jurassic World short film

We'd heard about the dino-surprise that would hit small screens this past weekend, but after premiering on FX last night, Universal has unleashed their new Jurassic World short film, Battle at Big Rock, on the Internet. And this ain't...

 
 
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Review: The Goldfinch

John Crowley's adaptation of The Goldfinch was almost destined to come up short no matter how you slice it. Donna Tartt's 2013 critical-darling of a novel would top book lists and sweep awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Tart...

 
 
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Review: Promare

Sometimes you want to watch a dark horror where a creature of unspeakable terror stalks its prey in the middle of the night. Sometimes you want to watch a couple fall in love and survive against all adversity. Sometimes you want to watch a ...

 
 
 
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MoviePass is now officially dead

We all knew that this was coming, yet it stings the same: MoviePass is no more. Effective today, parent company Helios and Matheson Analytics announced yesterday that the service, which allowed subscribers to watch a number of movies f...

 
 
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James Gunn reveals full cast list for The Suicide Squad

With little warning, writer-director James Gunn revealed what appears to be the full cast list for his upcoming DC film The Suicide Squad. If you want to see what it looks like when a casting director reaches their hand in a bag full of ran...

 
 
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Hayley Atwell joins the cast of Mission Impossible 7 and 8

Actress Hayley Atwell, most famous from her role as Peggy Carter in various Marvel films, will be joining the cast of the upcoming Mission Impossible 7 and 8. In new reports from The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and her own Instagram accoun...

 
 
 
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Midway gets its first action-oriented trailer

There was a time in the early 2000s that the war movie turned into an action movie. Films like Valkyrie and Pearl Harbor delivered epic heroism. It wasn't good or bad, it was just what was working at the time. That time passed, th...

 
 
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Latest Watchmen trailer shows a world in ruin

Not even mere minutes after our editorial on Joker and Watchmen goes live does HBO upload a new trailer for its Watchmen series. Giving us a quick glimpse at the cult of Rorschach, it seems as if these domestic terrorists believe they trul...

 
 
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Do Joker and Watchmen set a dangerous precedent?

If I can step away from my platform as a film critic for just a second, I want to acknowledge that America today has some issues. Regardless of your perspective on the current political climate, all you need to do is to turn on the news and...

 
 
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South Park gets renewed through 2022

It'll likely be a surprise to no one, but Comedy Central has renewed the edgy, satire-laden comedy series South Park through 2022. Once the most shocking show on TV, South Park has remained a source of comedy gold for over two decades. Crea...

 
 
 
 




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Hustlers"Hustle 'n bustle"

 

The Goldfinch"The real deal or fool's gold?"

 

Promare"BURN TO THE GROUND"

 

One Cut of the Dead"Heart-felt brain munching"

 

IT Chapter Two"But are there vomiting turtles?"

 

Satanic Panic"Always tip your drivers"

 

The Peanut Butter Falcon"Who doesn't like Mark Twain?"

 

Artik"The evils of murder and whiskey"

 

Clownado"Cyclownin' around"

 

Ready or Not"Let's play a game"

 

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus"PHASE TWOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

 

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary"The man, the meth, the legerdemain"

 

Where'd You Go, Bernadette"Eh, she'll come back eventually"

 

Good Boys"Kissing party"

 

Driven"John DeLorean's shattered dream "

 

Long Gone By"Moral conundrum with ice cream "

 

Millennium Actress"A classic revived"

 

The Art of Racing in the Rain"No paws, all wheels"

 

The Kitchen"Half-cooked"

 

Dora and the Lost City of Gold"Can you say "mediocre?""

 

The Nightingale"Heed the black bird's call"

 

The VelociPastor"Not to be confused with The TriceraCops"

 

Nekrotronic"Pokemon GHOST"

 
 
 
 
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