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Amazon Video bets big with the Dark Tower series

Netflix led the way in streaming, and Amazon followed.  Stephen King's Dark Tower series is regarded as a masterpiece in writing and storytelling. The Dark Tower movie is generally regarded as a dumpster fire. There's a ...

 
 
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Review: Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)

It seems that in recent years there has been an uptick in the amount of manga based stories getting live-action treatments. Some of them good, some not so good, some really bad. So it's no surprise that the show that was voted as the most ...

 
 
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What's the point of pop culture references?

Like a huge percentage of people, I went to go see Black Panther last weekend. It's a pretty damn good movie and I had a ton of fun watching it. It's probably up there in my Top 5 favorite Marvel movies if only because it had a great c...

 
 
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Review: November

Imagine if you will a rotating wheel formed of wood and axes with a steam-breathing cow skull filling its center. In stuttering animation, this contraption rolls across a hill to a shed where a cow is chained. The contraption uses its ax-le...

 
 
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Danger Girl movie picks up a screenwriter

The Danger Girl film now has a screenwriter, and it probably isn't going to blow anyone away. Rising action screenwriter Umair Aleem will take on the task of turning the 90s comic book into what is hoped to be a new female-led action franch...

 
 
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Review: Annihilation

Annihilation is one of the best recent print to film adaptations. Strangely enough, this is not because it’s entirely faithful to the source material. Far from it. Sure, the bones might be same, as they are between any two human being...

 
 
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Lou DiMaggio is going back to his stand-up roots

The list of comedians who cut their teeth in '80s New York is impressive as it is exhaustive. The likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Larry David, Andy Kaufman, Ray Romano, and many, many more put in work at the Catch A Rising Star co...

 
 
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The Jurassic Dead has trailer, zero originality

If you've ever wondered what you'd get if Jurassic World met The Walking Dead and they had a love child born of some sort of maniacal orgy with Duke Nukem, Resident Evil, The Toxic Avenger, and the special effects of Sharktopus, boy a...

 
 
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Joss Whedon exits Batgirl film, "didn't have a story"

Warner Bros. and DC seem to enjoy announcing a new superhero movie every other day, and it's no surprise that most of them will never actually make it to the big screen. Enter Joss Whedon's Batgirl project, the latest casualt...

 
 
 
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Chris Tucker Confrims Rush Hour 4 Production

Chris Tucker, the man of a million mouths, has officially confirmed production of Rush Hour 4 on ESPN podcast The Plug. He stated, "It's happening. This is gonna be the rush of all rushes. Jackie is ready, and we want to do this so people d...

 
 
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Amazon to adapt Ian M. Banks' Consider Phlebas for TV

Amazon Studios will be partnering with Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment and writer Dennis Kelly to adapt Consider Phlebas, the first novel in Ian M. Banks’ The Culture series. Consider Phlebas is a space opera focused on the w...

 
 
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Transformers 6 is no longer on Paramount's schedule

The real world may be heading towards Armageddon, but at least we may be spared of another fictional Armageddon from Michael Bay. Per CinemaBlend, a sixth Transformers film, originally scheduled to assault our eyes and ears (and potentially...

 
 
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Danny Boyle is the front runner to direct next Bond film

The next Bond film, temporarily referred to as Bond 25 until we have a better name, is getting closer and closer to production, but we still don't have a director. That means the rumors are going to start to swirl, and Variety is repor...

 
 
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The 300 Week 7: THIS IS T'CHALLA!

Welcome back to The 300, a recurring feature that chronicles my attempt to see 300 movies in theaters in 2018. I’ll be watching new releases, classics, and hidden gems as a way to explore the wide world of cinema in all of its forms. ...

 
 
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Ismael's Ghosts and a lesson in presumption

Ismael's Ghosts is your typical love story: Boy falls in love with girl. Boy marries girl. Girl is presumed dead. Boy moves on. Girl comes back twenty years later. Boy freaks out. It's a tale as old as time. Almost like Rome...

 
 
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Paul King of Paddington to direct Pinocchio

Paul King, director of the highly praised Paddington films, is Walt Disney Studios’ pick for its upcoming live-action reimagining of Pinocchio. This comes off the heels of recent news attaching King as director to a developing project...

 
 
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Sonic boosts into theaters 2019

Ladies and gentlemen, we now know when the end times will be. Oh sure, it was rumored that there was going to be a Sonic the Hedgehog movie for years, but I never actually believed it. Hell, I still don't really believe it, and I'm writing ...

 
 
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The new Doctor Who logo sure says "Doctor Who"

In the forthcoming eleventh series of the revived Doctor Who, everything will be new—new Doctor, new companions, and new TARDIS. Just to hammer in that fact, the BBC has unveiled the new logo for lead actress Jodie Whittaker and ...

 
 
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Amazon backs Marie Curie biopic Radioactive

Amazon has partnered with Studiocanal to cofinance and distribute the film Radioactive, a biopic about the lives and romance of scientists Marie and Pierre Curie. The film is based on the 2010 graphic novel Radioactive: Marie & Pierre C...

 
 
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Jessica Chastain in talks to star in IT: Chapter Two

In another case of fan casting potentially becoming true, Molly's Game star Jessica Chastain is in talks to star in the sequel to last year's horror hit, IT. As you'd probably guess, Chastain is up for the role of adult Bever...

 
 
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Sharknado 6 will have time travel

Sharknado is an annual franchise that, in its heart of hearts, seeks to answer one nagging question: How do you jump the shark when the sharks can fly? Given the synopsis for the Syfy's upcoming Sharknado 6, I'd say they're trying their dam...

 
 
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See Game Night early and free

Black Panther is now behind us so it's time for some other movies to open up, and game night is another movie! Huzzah! Comedy. Laughs. Other things you might enjoy. Actually game nights looks better than it should be so how about scoop...

 
 
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Review: LIKE ME

I once made a really good burger. I formed the patty myself, added the spices and topped it with smashed avocado. It was a half-pound beast that was proof to the world that I could, in fact, make a burger. I shot a photo of my culinary a...

 
 
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Black Panther is black fantasy sci-fi

There’s something to be said about the excitement surrounding Black Panther. That it's profoundly impacted so many people, particularly black people, to see the world of Marvel’s Black Panther comic books adapted...

 
 
 
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Oz Perkins to adapt A Head Full of Ghosts

Oz Perkins has been tapped to rewrite and direct an adaptation of Paul Tremblay’s novel A Head Full of Ghosts. The novel tells the story of a woman recounting her childhood experience of her family treating her older sister’s ...

 
 
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Review: Early Man

You know, I remember watching my first Wallace & Gromit movie very clearly. It was Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Now, I didn’t know what or who Wallace and Gromit were, but the unique animation alongside the ec...

 
 
 
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The Lion King remake gets new Beyonce track

Disney’s upcoming live action The Lion King remake is freshening up its soundtrack. It’ll drop all but four of the original songs, and Elton John, Tim Rice, and Beyonce are working together to write an undisclosed number of ne...

 
 
 
 
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50 Shades: Porn afraid to be porn

I don't think I'm really offending anyone when I say that the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy is one of the worst trilogies to ever happen to cinemas. It's rare to see a story told where every installment is awful from beginning to end,...

 
 
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Soska Sisters to begin filming Rabid remake in April

Shout! Studios have picked up the U.S. distribution rights to Jen and Sylvia Soska's upcoming remake of David Cronenberg's 1977 body horror, Rabid. The film is set to begin filming in April, though no casting details have dropped as of yet....

 
 
 
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Get in to Get Out for free

The 2018 Academy Awards are less than a month away, which means I only have a few short weeks to knock out the remaining Best Picture films I've been meaning to see. More importantly, the hit film Get Out (nominated for four Acada...

 
 
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Red Dwarf celebrates its 30th anniversary today

Red Dwarf is a British sci-fi comedy that aired its first episode on February 15, 1988, a pilot that almost never saw the light of broadcast due to a few trivial script rejections that eventually saw the project accepted by BBC Northwest, ...

 
 
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The first Incredibles 2 trailer is here

We've all had to wait wait a long time for this, but it's finally here. Incredibles 2 has a full trailer full of incredible sequel things. Well, mostly just parenting. Of course that's what made the The Incredibles so g...

 
 
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Detective Pikachu finds another co-star with Rita Ora

Actress, singer, and TV host Rita Ora will be joining Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Bill Nighy, Suki Waterhouse, and Ken Watanabe in Legendary Entertainment’s 2019 Pokemon film, Detective Pikachu. I have to say the cast for this ...

 
 
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Call of Duty live-action movie signs Sicario 2 director

We guess we should be eating our words now, because a Call of Duty movie is probably happening. Activision Blizzard Studios, a real film and television studio as of 2015, is bullish on bringing their mega-franchise to the big scre...

 
 




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Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)"Fullmetal Avengers: Age of Alchemy"

 

November"Still a better love story than Twi-- *chokes on own tongue and dies*"

 

Annihilation"Natalie Portman with a machine-gun, on shrooms!"

 

LIKE ME"SMASH THAT LIKE BUTTON!"

 

Early Man"A step down the evolutionary ladder"

 

Black Panther"Fight the power"

 

The 15:17 to Paris"An honest homage that lacks pace"

 

Peter Rabbit"In which Peter kills Mr. McGregor on screen"

 

Fifty Shades Freed"Mama-Mia, that's a spicy pizza"

 

Before We Vanish"Humanity shining through an alien lens"

 

The Maze Runner: The Death Cure"Still no cure for bad movies and bad sequels"

 

GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters"A beginner's guide to losing a war vs. giant monsters"

 

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"

 
 
 
 
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