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John Wick 3 finally gives Lionsgate a win with $57 million

People really like to see Keanu Reeves shoot/stab/punch people in the head repeatedly as John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum pulled in $57 million this weekend, beating out expectations and landing a massive box office for an R-rated fi...

 
 
 
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Review: Aniara

Things seem to go awfully wrong in space, don't they? You could argue that without a problem, something going wrong, we don't usually have much of a movie to watch. But still, how often do characters go "Yeah let's do this space thing" and ...

 
 
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The Goon movie is going into development

If you didn't know, The Goon is a long-running comic series by Eric Powell that focuses on the titular Goon. He's a rough, tough, thug with a sort-of heart of gold. He fights all sorts of supernatural creatures and the unique art style comb...

 
 
 
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Disenchantment returns to Netflix for part two this September

Netflix has confirmed that Disenchantment, a fantasy comedy by Simpsons creator Matt Groening, will be returning to the streaming juggernaut on September 20, 2019. Not an entire season, this will be part two of what premiered last year in A...

 
 
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Flixist on YouTube - Nathan and Jesse talk this weeks news

We're trying something new here at Flixist. "Movie News Weekly Review" is our tentatively titled YouTube show where we gather together some of the writers from the site who discuss some of the best news pieces from the week. This week, Nath...

 
 
 
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A guide to new and upcoming streaming services

It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that Netflix began a revolution; by offering a number of film and television titles from a number of different studios and companies, the dream of cable subscriptions becoming obsolete was looking more ...

 
 
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The Tick cancelled by Amazon after season 2

Damn it. Stupid streaming services.  Amazon today announced that The Tick, the latest television adaptation of the classic comic series, will not be picked up for a third season. As for reasons, they listed a hatred of darkly comic TV ...

 
 
 
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Review: All is True

The year is 1613. The Globe Theatre, the embodiment of Shakespeare’s life work, has just burned to the ground, and the heartbroken writer has abandoned his work altogether, returning to his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon. Just prio...

 
 
 
 
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Review: A Dog's Journey

Four dead dogs.  Over the course of an hour and a half, there are four on screen dog deaths. One dies from injection, one gets in a car accident, one dies in its sleep, and the last just wanders off into the woods, fully aware that he'...

 
 
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Review: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

When John Wick was first announced it wasn't that clear that the franchise would be anything special. After all, Keanu Reeves had made plenty of action films before that of varying quality, and elderly action hero coming back for reven...

 
 
 
 
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Robert Pattinson cast as the new Batman

We have got quite the interesting news on who will play the next Batman thanks to an exclusive source via Variety. Robert Pattinson, who went from being no more than a side character in the successful Harry Potter film franchise to hel...

 
 
 
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CBS unveils logo for Star Trek: Picard, details production

In a bit of incredibly tame news, CBS has announced that its upcoming Patrick Stewart starring Star Trek series will be titled...get ready for it...Star Trek: Picard. Along with that Earth-shattering revelation, the studio revealed the log...

 
 
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Bill Murray is supposedly down for another Ghostbusters film

In a recent outing at the Cannes Film Festival, comedy legend Bill Murray indicated that he'd be willing to return for another Ghostbusters sequel. Jason Reitman, son of Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman, is set to direct an unnamed sequel...

 
 
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Disney+'s Loki series may feature Captain America

Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo are teasing that the upcoming Loki series on Disney+ may contain Captain America in some capacity. The hint came from a new interview with Business Insider where the duo added that the serie...

 
 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: 2010

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. As is usually the case with a new decade, a lot of...

 
 
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Saw franchise to reboot through spin-off from Chris Rock

I'm not really sure how to tackle this it's so out of left field, but the Saw franchise is about to get a spin-off/relaunch film developed by Chris Rock. Yea, that Chris Rock. Evidently, the actor came to Lionsgate with an idea for the...

 
 
 
 
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Jemaine Clement joins the Avatar sequels

Though we still have literal years to wait until we can plant hindquarters in seats for the first Avatar follow-up, the show must go on, with news today that Kiwi comedian Jemaine Clement will be joining the franchise.

 
 
 
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Review: Perfect

Perfect lets you know what you're in for from its opening shot: A pulsing abstract image with a heavy seizure warning shifts in shape and gains clarity and texture as a ponderous voice recites Bachelor's Degree philosophy about life and lov...

 
 
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Season 3 of The Orville won't warp in until 2020

We learned over the weekend the incredibly awesome news that The Orville will be getting a third season. Everyone was very excited. Well, all the smart people that watch the show because it's the true spiritual successor to all things ...

 
 
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Pokemon: Spell of the Unown is still the best Pokemon movie

So that Detective Pikachu movie was pretty good, wasn't it? It's not like I was expecting it to be a train-wreck or anything, but you can never be too sure with video game adaptations. Even when they're decent, like that Silent Hill movie t...

 
 
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See Booksmart early and free

We got to check out Booksmart hella early at SXSW and pretty much loved it. The film is smart and interesting and basically a new take on Superbad. Can't get much more of a recommendation than that, but if you don't trust us for some r...

 
 
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First look at Will Smith performing 'Prince Ali'

Well, Disney fans here we go with another sneak peek at the upcoming remake of Aladdin due out later this month. This time we get a look at Will Smith performing another iconic musical number 'Prince Ali', where Aladdin wishes to literally ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 




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Aniara"How grim it is, one's detonation."

 

All is True"To die, to sleep - no more"

 

A Dog's Journey"Old Yeller eat your heart out"

 

Perfect"More plastic than meat"

 

Saint Bernard"This guy's got some problems with wood"

 

Pokemon Detective Pikachu"The ending was not very effective"

 

The Hustle"A remake for those who have not seen the original"

 

Redcon-1"Doomsday but longer and worse"

 

Tribeca Georgetown"That's nearly a bingo"

 

Tribeca Crown Vic"I am... the LAW"

 

Tribeca After Parkland"A not so fitting memorial"

 

Shadow"Wuxia romance by way of Shakespeare and Machiavelli"

 

Uglydolls"You ain't got no alibi"

 

Long Shot"You'll probably tape over your laptop camera from here on out"

 

Tribeca Bliss"Paint it red, red, and more red"

 

Sundance 2019 : Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile"Zac Efron goes from heartthrob to heartless monster"

 

Knock Down The House"Everyone loves an underdog"

 

Room for Rent"Why old women shouldn't read romance novels"

 
 
 
 
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