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Jordan's Top 5 movies of 2019 starring women

As we move into the new year and new decade, it's time to take a look back at the previous year. My colleagues and I are writing lists of our favorite films of 2019. I wanted to do something a little different this year. I didn't want to wr...

 
 
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Doctor Who Recap (Season 12, Episode 4)

I was so happy to see the Doctor and friends go on an adventure with Nikola Tesla this week. It was a real treat, and a major step up from last week. I enjoy when Doctor Who takes the time to give us a glimpse into the lives of historical f...

 
 
 
 
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Doctor Who Recap (Season 12, Episode 3)

This week Doctor Who saw our heroes on vacation on the planet known as Orphan 55. Let’s be honest, after last week, the Doctor really needed a holiday. Of course, as with nearly all of the Doctor’s relaxation time...

 
 
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Two unannounced Star Trek shows are in development

Star Trek: Picard is about to start streaming. Star Trek: Discovery has a third season in production. This week we learned that two additional, unannounced, live action shows are in development. It's a good time to be a Star Trek fan.

 
 
 
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Recap: Doctor Who (Season 12, Episode 2)

Last week, we were left with the Doctor in a precarious position. She was trapped in a mysterious place. Meanwhile, her companions were in a plane moving rapidly towards the ground (and without a cockpit, to boot). This week, the Doctor is ...

 
 
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The New Mutants gets a new trailer

Fox's The New Mutants has had a troubled life, to say the least. It's been in development a long time. The first trailer dropped in 2017 and the movie had a 2018 release date. Then the film was delayed. Then Fox was bought by Disney. There ...

 
 
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Recap: Doctor Who (Season 12, Episode 1)

Doctor Who returned this year with an explosive 2-part premier titled Spyfall. Jodie Whittaker has reprised her role as the 13th rendition of the titular Doctor. Her dear companions all returned as well. It’s great to see the whole ga...

 
 
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Star Trek: Picard energizes us with new trailer

Monday Night Football was graced this week with a new trailer for Star Trek: Picard. The trailer doesn't tell us much about the plot of the show, but we do get some good footage of William Ryker, Deanna Troi, and Seven of Nine. My nostalgia...

 
 
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The Mandalorian returns in Fall 2020

Acclaimed writer and director Jon Favreau has announced that The Mandalorian will return in Fall of 2020. We've known for some time that a second season has been in the works, but we didn't have a release window before today.

 
 
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Star Trek Picard gets renewed for season 2

The long-awaited follow up to Star Trek: The Next Generation will premiere next month as Star Trek: Picard. It is a series centered around the titular Star Fleet Captain. In today's happy news for Trek fans, Deadline is reporting that CBS h...

 
 
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Revisit the past with new trailer for Top Gun: Maverick

Tom Cruise reprises his role as the eponymous Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in the 2020 film Top Gun: Maverick. The film, of course, is a sequel to the original Top Gun film of 1986. This sequel will see Maverick confronted with the shadows of h...

 
 
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Marvel Studios is going to absorb Marvel Television

An era is officially coming to an end. Deadline has reported that Marvel Television is shutting down. All of its assets are being absorbed into Marvel Studios under the direction of Kevin Feige. This change seems to already be in motion. Ba...

 
 
 
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There has never been a better time to be a Star Wars fan

If you spend any amount of your internet time reading about Star Wars, you will see a wide variety of opinions on the franchise. Notably, you will see a lot of negativity. A good number of fans have felt disillusioned with the series&n...

 
 
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New trailer for Doctor Who Season 12

This year has felt somewhat empty for Whovians like myself. There hasn't been any new Doctor Who. Fortunately, the show will return in 2020. To prepare us for this, BBC has released a new trailer teasing the coming season.

 
 
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Next Star Trek film to be written and directed by Noah Hawley

On television, Star Trek is advancing at warp speed. Discovery is a couple seasons in, multiple short films have released, and Picard will arrive soon to fulfill every Trekkie's dreams. On the big screen however, the future of the franchise...

 
 
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Amazon orders second season of Lord of the Rings

Amazon has been developing a prequel TV series to Lord of the Rings for a long time now. We still know very little about it, but we gained one bit of insight this week. Deadline reports that Amazon has decided to go ahead and order a second...

 
 
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Disney+ will fix The Simpsons format in 2020

When Disney acquired Fox, they also acquired The Simpsons. They decided to make the whole show available on Disney+ as part of their launch line-up. In theory, this was a huge selling-point for the new service. In practice, Disney has botch...

 
 
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Top Chef returns in 2020 with an All-Star season

Top Chef is my absolute favorite show on television. It is the perfect blend of drama, cooking, and high-stakes competition. I am really excited to tell you that Bravo has announced Season 17 will air in Spring 2020 with an All-Star cast.

 
 
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Marvel sets release dates for next few years of films

Marvel has announced release dates for five untitled movies dating all the way through 2023. If you had any concerns about them slowing down after Endgame, you can rest easy. There's a total of 13 films on the horizon from the studio.

 
 
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Jon Favreau wants to make a new Star Wars Holiday Special

In 1978, the world was shown the first true follow up to Star Wars. It became known as George Lucas' biggest mistake The Star Wars Holiday Special. It was a variety hour of television centered around Chewbacca's family. It is legendary...

 
 
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Disney rumored to be working on Dragon Ball film

We Got This Covered reports that Disney is working on a film adaption of the world-renowned anime series Dragon Ball. It is said to be a live action film with an all-Asian cast and a hefty budget. No release window has been revealed and Dis...

 
 
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine renewed for season 8

Nine-nine! Fans of the best ensemble sitcom on television have cause to rejoice today. Deadline reports that NBC has renewed the beloved series Brooklyn Nine-Nine for an eighth season. This renewal occurs months before season 7 even airs, s...

 
 
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Disney+ hits 10 million subs in one day

Disney's new streaming service, Disney+, launched yesterday. In just the first day, the company managed to reach a milestone of 10 million subscribers. No matter how you slice it, that's a lot of people.

 
 
 
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Showtime's Halo TV show announces cast, starts production

Showtime has been working on their 10-episode Halo television series for what feels like ages. They seem to be making some real progress now with the show beginning production this very month in Hungary. In addition to that, three new cast ...

 
 
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Kevin Feige talks about the Scorsese controversy

If you follow Marvel Studios at all, you will have heard about the controversy surrounding legendary director Martin Scorsese. He takes umbrage with Marvel films and other so-called "popcorn entertainment." He says that they are not "cinema...

 
 
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Disney plans to put FX on Hulu

Starting in March 2020, Hulu will be the home of all FX content. As soon as a show airs on FX, it will be available to stream on Hulu. Furthermore, FX is developing four television shows exclusively for Hulu that won't even air on their cab...

 
 
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BBC depicts A Christmas Carol as horror in new trailer

My father is a mega-fan of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Consequently, I grew up watching multiple adaptations of it every year at Christmastime. This tradition has held for me even as I've moved out of my parents' home and into my a...

 
 


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