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John Cena in negotiations to star in Duke Nukem movie

Well, color me surprised. According to The Hollywood Reporter, John Cena is in talks to star as Duke Nukem in an upcoming film adaption of the 90s FPS franchise. Yeah, you heard that right. The film was originally going to made by Dime...

 
 
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Steven Soderbergh's Unsane gets new images and not much else

What kind of director would you say Steven Soderbergh is? I have no clue. The man seems to do whatever the hell he wants and be really good it no matter what. His next "whatever the hell he wants" is a horror film called Unsane, which was s...

 
 
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The 38th Razzie nominations have been announced

Awards season continues this week with the nominations for the 38th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards. Contrary to every other award show of the year, seeing your name on the list isn't particularly gratifying. The Razzies have come to represe...

 
 
 
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Review: Den of Thieves

We all know January sucks for the most part in terms of movie releases. Studios are either pushing their Oscar hopefuls out wide or dumping the things they couldn't release the rest of the year. It's a rare case when a January movies are ra...

 
 
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Super Troopers 2 gets a new red band trailer

The original Super Troopers remains one of my favorite comedies of all time. It strikes a perfect chord of raunchy, slapstick, and joke-driven comedy that still makes me laugh until I hurt even after watching it multiple times over the y...

 
 
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Second trailer for Tomb Raider movie expands on the plot

When the first trailer for Tomb Raider hit I was, shall we say, less than enthusiastic about it. While the film does star the awesome Alicia Vikander it also looked kind of like a hot mess of scenes from the game clumsily stuck t...

 
 
 
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The 300 Week 2: Double Digits on the Dime

Welcome back to The 300, a weekly feature chronicling my quixotic attempt to see 300 movies in theaters in 2018. Each week I'll be checking out new releases, classics, and hidden gems playing at movie theaters wherever I am. Hopefully ...

 
 
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Best look at Ant-Man and the Wasp in... Ant-Man and the Wasp

I think of all the Marvel films Ant-Man is the least appreciated. The studio made a fun little heist movie that sat outside most of the continuity of the universe, and as such it didn't generate quite as much hype as other films. Hopef...

 
 
 
 
 
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A documentary about Mr. Rogers is coming just when we need it

I think it's fair for me to say that the world is filled with vitriol and animosity right now. Everywhere you look there are people angry about everything, politics, celebrities, social media, video games, a well made but somewhat flawed...

 
 
 
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Creed 2 casts Ivan Drago's son with Romanian boxer

Creed was a superbly directed and acted small film about boxing, that successfully brought Rocky back to its roots, and ditched decades of cheesy ridiculousness that had infested the series. Before Creed Rocky had kind of slipped from ...

 
 
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Matthew Razak's personal picks for the best movies of 2017

2017 was a pretty good year for movies. Not so much for the industry as a whole, as sexual misconduct allegations tore Hollywood down (not a bad thing), but in terms of movies we landed some pretty amazing stuff. Personally, I didn't ...

 
 
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Is there anything you want to see before Black Panther?

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle sure opened at the right time, huh? It's positive word of mouth and the complete lack of competition anywhere else has propelled it into a stellar box office. It pulled way ahead again this weekend, and d...

 
 
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John Wick spin-off show, The Continental, is a go at Starz

John Wick is a damn tiny miracle brought to us by our lord and savor Keanu Reeves. The first movie was a blast of fresh action air and the sequel didn't dissapoint either. That's why news of a the possibility of a spin-off TV show call...

 
 
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Michael De Luca joins production team of Suicide Squad 2

As we all know the DC Cinematic Universe is in trouble. Despite the fantastic Wonder Woman, Justice Leagueu fell flat with critics and audiences. So DC began a shift in those making the films, moving producers around and bringing in fr...

 
 
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Review: The Post

The Post is one of those movies you go into just knowing it's going to be good. Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Stephen Spielberg? I mean, how could that possibly go wrong. In fact, you know it's going to be good so you kind of set your expecta...

 
 
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Review: The Commuter

The header image above isn’t even from The Commuter, that’s how ubiquitous images of Liam Neeson holding a gun on a train have become. Actually, it is from The Commuter, here’s the one that’s not. Actually...

 
 
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Review: The End of the F**cking World

An adaptation of the 2013 graphic novel by Charles Forsman, The End of the F**king World is an early 2018 drop for Netflix aimed to cash in on the troubled teen variety of television series' success. Maybe it's done in a slightly diffe...

 
 
 
 
 
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The 300 Week 1: Let's Get This Party Started

Welcome to the first installment of The 300, a weekly feature chronicling my attempt to watch 300 movies in theaters in 2018. Why am I doing this? Part of it is just to see if I can and to get away from my laptop. Another part of it is to r...

 
 
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New trailer for Amazon's The Tick's second half of season 1

I'm getting a pretty swell birthday present this year: new episodes of Amazon's The Tick. The first half of season one turned out to be something pretty great. A new take on the the big blue superhero that still felt like it was The Tick w...

 
 
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See 12 Strong early and free

Ready to get all patriotic? 12 Strong tells the true story of the first US troops to go into Afghanistan after 9/11. The story was declassified a couple years back and now it's on the big screen with a Hemsworth in it. I can't say I'm ...

 
 
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Final Black Panther trailer released

Last night during the annual "lavish praise on the Alabama Red Tide" college football game, the final look at Marvel's Black Panther was released. It's a mix of some stuff we've seen earlier as well as a bit more of an expansion on the movi...

 
 
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Mario movie possible by 2020, announcement might be soon

I'm still not quite sure what a Super Mario Bros. movie looks like, but in Nintendo's new quest to monetize its IP better we're definitely going to be getting one. The real question is when and what it will even look like. Can you...

 
 
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Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show still in development

It's been almost five years since we've heard anything about the Steven Spielberg-helmed Halo live-action TV series, and if you think you're gonna get a release window well then you best HALO jump out of a spaceship because there is nothi...

 
 
 
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How much do you love Dwayne Johnson?

Sorry for the lack of box office the past few weeks, but holidays and such. Anyway it pretty much was just Star Wars and Jumanji, and that'll continue for a bit because... well. Blockbuster holiday movies have strong hol...

 
 
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Here are your 2017 Golden Globe winners

Obviously this year's Golden Globes won't be remembered much for who won or lost. The dominate feature of the evening was the entire guest list wearing black for the night (not much a departure for the men) in solidarity with women, both in...

 
 
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The Strangers: Prey at Night release its first trailer

I am weirdly excited for The Strangers: Prey at Night. Don't ask me why. I remember digging the original film, which released about 9 years ago, but not enough that I bought it or ever watched it again. So I shouldn't be that pumped for a ...

 
 
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Netflix inks deal with Matt Reeves for first look rights

Matt Reeve's does big budget movies, and he does them really well. Not only is he pulling together DC's The Batman, giving us all some hope it own't suck, but he gave us the Planet of the Apes trilogy, turning campy sci-fi into one of ...

 
 
 




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Den of Thieves"The most January movie to ever January"

 

The Post"As good as it should be"

 

The Commuter"The Commuter, reviewed by an actual New York commuter"

 

Black Mirror (Season 4)"A bleak future with a smile"

 

All the Money in the World"None of the Spacey"

 

Pitch Perfect 3"Can you aca not?"

 

Bright"MIB: Men in Blue -- Will Smith's 2nd buddy cop franchise heralds his triumphant return"

 

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"Your level 9 stellar cast is no match for my bad writing, He-Man!"

 

Game of Thrones Season 7 Blu-ray box set and giveaway"Want to own a copy of Game of Thrones s7? Read on!"

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi"The Force is strong with this one"

 

Coco"I'm (nearly) in love with the Coco"

 

Justice League"Super, man?"

 

Inhumans (Season 1)"How did this happen?"

 

Murder on the Orient Express"Starring Kenneth Branagh, directed by Kenneth Branagh, produced by..."

 

Stranger Things 2 "Less of a killer thriller"

 

Thor: Ragnarok"♫ On we sweep with threshing oar / Our only goal will be the western shore / Ah-ah, ah! ♫"

 

Last Flag Flying"Richard Linklater standing at attention, but not at ease or at rest"

 

A Bad Moms Christmas"Moms are trouble"

 

Lady Bird"Fly, birdy, fly"

 

Blade of the Immortal"If you came here for Wesley Snipes, look elsewhere"

 

Suburbicon"Suburbicant get it right"

 

Jigsaw"Gettin' jiggy wit it"

 

The Square"The square is the ideal, the world is rectangles and trapezoids"

 
 
 
 
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