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Slow weekend is slow for the box office

We're in a small calm before the holiday box office storm right now as the big release of Thanksgiving get some time to breather before the onslaught of Christmas releases starts to bear down upon us. With nothing but a re-release of Schind...

 
 
 
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Kevin Hart out as Oscar host over decade old tweets

I have never been a fan of Kevin Hart. It's not that I don't like the guy or think that he's annoying, but it's simply because I don't find him funny. I acknowledge that humor is subjective, so when a friend of mine tells me that he finds K...

 
 
 
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Review: Mowgli

When it was announced years ago that Andy Serkis (yes, that Andy Serkis) would be making a film based off of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book it looked like we'd get two major blockbusters going head to head as Disney had their v...

 
 
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Review: Anna and the Apocalypse

I don't think I will ever be able to explain how Anna and the Apocalypse exists. Someone had to have woken up one day and decided "Gee, you know what the world needs? A musical about the zombie apocalypse set during Christmas!" Just by...

 
 
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The new Avengers trailer reveals title, quells fanbase

Are you people happy now? After all the fervor, Marvel Studios officially unveiled the first trailer for the follow-up to Avengers: Infinity War. It feels a bit more of a teaser—it doesn't show much, but to be quite honest, that's th...

 
 
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Lost episodes of Doctor Who have been reanimated

Episodes from Doctor Who's fourth series, once thought lost to time, are coming back with the help of animation. Older television shows often run the risk of losing their episodes, due to the advent of recording only hitting the mainstream ...

 
 
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Vice leads Golden Globes nominations with six

Just this Monday the Washington Area Film Critics Associations, of which I am a member, dropped their awards but now it's time to really start talking about the bigwigs. The Hollywood Foreign Press has released the nominations for the Golde...

 
 
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Thank the American Gods we have a premiere date

At New York Comic Con, fans got their first look at a teaser trailer for the new season of American Gods, but a definitive release date for the sophomore season was withheld until a future date. That future date is now.  Starz announce...

 
 
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The Good Place has been renewed for season 4

Perhaps it will never reach the popularity of say, Friends, but The Good Place is an excellent and unique sitcom in its own right. Luckily for fans of the Michael Schur-created show, the light-hearted, philosophy and ethics-driven comedy wi...

 
 
 
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'Friends' gets to stay on Netflix thanks to $100M agreement

Fans of the popular sitcom Friends were worried when they learned the show would be leaving Netflix. Thanks to the large outcry Netflix has reportedly made a crazy deal with the rights holder, WarnerMedia. They will retain Friends ...

 
 
 
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See Once Upon a Deadpool early and free

Are you as curious as I am about what the hell a PG-13 Deadpool would be like? Or maybe you're just a super big fan of Fred Savage and The Princess Bride? Or maybe you want to see the new Once Upon a Deadpool, but you hate giving to chariti...

 
 
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Funimation and Hulu announce streaming partnership

Funimation is at it again! After Sony, Funimation's parent company, decided that Funimation and Crunchyroll shouldn't be cozy together, it was only a matter of time before we found out what was going to happen to Funimation's catalog of tit...

 
 
 
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See Mary Queen of Scots early and free

The film world is abuzz with Margot Robbie's turn as Queen Elizabeth in Mary Queen of Scots, and now you can be too before anyone else. We're giving away passes to see the film and all you need to do is click a link. If you're down with his...

 
 
 
 
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Praise Humperdoo! Preacher returns for a fourth season

With all of the recent cancellations of beloved comic book TV shows, I was worried as hell about the fate of AMC's Preacher. To say that Preacher is a bizarre show would be doing it an injustice. Last season alone includ...

 
 
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Washington Area Film Critics selected Roma as best picture

In what has become an increasingly rare occurrence my selection for Best Picture of the year won Best Picture of the year in the Washing Area Film Critics Association awards. I'm actually a member of this group, and as such love it whe...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A Kingsman prequel and sequel are both being made very soon

The Kingsman series very quickly made a name for itself as the go to franchise for wacky, fun, spy adventures. After only two movies, an entire universe of projects is under development. Few details have been revealed since their initial an...

 
 
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Woody headed for a carnival setting in new Toy Story 4 poster

After multiple plot changes and an entire crew reshuffle since Toy Story 4 was first announced - screenwriters Rashida Jones and Will McCormack have walked away, and controversy surrounding John Lasseter booting him out - nobody seems quite...

 
 
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Sony is already eyeing Spider-Verse sequels and spinoffs

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse hasn't even released yet and Sony is already planning sequels and spinoffs for the animated feature. According to THR, Sony is already in the planning stages of two new Spider-Verse movies. O...

 
 
 
 
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The 300 Week 47: New Game Plus

Wake up, Crono, it’s time for The 300, my radical dream to see more than 300 movies in theaters in 2018. I’ll be watching new releases, classics, hidden gems, and festival films to experience the wide world of cinema in all its ...

 
 
 
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Candyman franchise reboot with Jordan Peele confirmed

Remeber Candyman? He's back! In Pog form! No, actually, movie form, though some sweet Candyman Pogs would totally round out my collection of super dated things.  As previous rumors stated MGM has partnered with Monk...

 
 
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Netflix scores a live action Cowboy Bebop series

Netflix has scored a pretty big name in Anime for its next live action series. Cowboy Bebop will be heading to the streaming juggernaut at some point in the future. Shinichiro Watanabe, director of the original anime series, will be involve...

 
 
 
 
 
 




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Mowgli"Uncanny jungle valley"

 

Anna and the Apocalypse"We've reached uber niche!"

 

The Favourite"Probably not a pun, but it should be--it's my favorite"

 

Ralph Breaks the Internet"The deepest piece of media that also has the floss dance"

 

Creed II"Creed : Creed II :: Rocky : Rocky II"

 

Robin Hood"For the last time, arrows are not bullets"

 

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald "Doesn't break the mold, just dusts it off for more"

 

Instant Family"I'm not crying! You're crying!"

 

Widows"Viola Davis = fire"

 

They Shall Not Grow Old"Every bit as remarkable as expected"

 

The Long Dumb Road"Not quite long and only a little dumb"

 

Overlord"Cloverlord"

 

The Girl in the Spider's Web"Great 'Girl,' lame 'Spider's Web'"

 

The Grinch"Stink, Stank, Stunk"

 

The Other Side of the Wind"Orson Welles' "final" film is an angry, sloppy, salvaged ego trip"

 

Bohemian Rhapsody"Traveling at the speed of light"

 

The Great Buster"Proof that silent movies never get old"

 

Monster Party"Cause the party don't stop until -- wait, it does stop."

 

Mid90s"A pretty good coming-of-age movie that you've probably seen before"

 

Castlevania (Season 2)"Let us go out this night for exposition"

 

Johnny English Strikes Again"Atkinson is a load-bearing actor"

 

All Creatures Here Below" And the Most Disturbing Movie goes to..."

 

Suspiria"An arthouse overhaul of Dario Argento's 1977 classic that will enrage and alienate audiences (but I liked it... I think?)"

 

Blessed Are the Children"Won't someone think of the children?"

 
 
 
 
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