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No Time to Die's theme will be performed by Billie Eilish

Following in the grand tradition of Bond theme songs tapping into hot and current musical acts, it's been confirmed that the theme for No Time to Die will be performed by Billie Eilish, the wunderkind act who's already carved a massive name...

 
 
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New Black Widow trailer sure has action

Marvel Studios have unveiled another trailer for Black Widow, the overdue solo feature for everyone's favorite Soviet Avenger. With Scarlett Johansson returning to her iconic character, the new trailer features scenes from the first look w...

 
 
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Clarice is CBS' sequel series to The Silence of the Lambs

Though it received a feature follow-up in the form of Ridley Scott's Hannibal in 2001, Jonathan Demme's positively-iconic thriller The Silence of the Lambs will be getting a small-screen sequel in Clarice, a new series coming to CBS. 

 
 
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Review: Underwater

When I first caught a trailer for Underwater, the Kristen Stewart-led creature-feature set amidst the murky depths of the Mariana Trench, I made the out-loud joke to my friends and fellow theater-goers "Is that really the title?" I got a la...

 
 
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Fargo looks far from home in its Season Four trailer

Who'd have thought a series "reinterpretation" of the Coen Brothers' 1996 Oscar winner Fargo would have such legs? Now in its fourth season, show runner Noah Hawley is taking his quasi-anthology series out of its titular locale, hopping a ...

 
 
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Parasite is getting an HBO series adaptation

People looove Parasite. They love it! Bong Joon-ho's Hitchcockian class parable by way of high-wire thriller has been a tremendous hit since it premiered at Cannes, netting top prize there. Just this past week it won big at the Golden Globe...

 
 
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Alex Garland's Devs looks to give us a menacing Nick Offerman

It might not be the most obvious opinion, but I consider Alex Garland a househould name. Giving us one of the best films of 2015 with Ex Machina and then the best film of 2018 with his Jeff VanderMeer adaptation Annihilation, Garland has p...

 
 
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Hans Zimmer will be taking over the score for No Time to Die

In a post-production shift of duties, it's been revealed that acclaimed and prolific composer Hans Zimmer will be stepping in to score the latest Bond film, No Time to Die, replacing Dan Romer as composer for the upcoming spy spectacle.

 
 
 
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Christian Bale might be joining the MCU

Chalk this one up as a big, Bat-Signaled "maybe," but sources are reporting that Christian Bale is potentially in talks for a role in the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder.

 
 
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Rian Johnson is carving up a Knives Out sequel

Coming as both a shock and a no-brainer, Knives Out writer and director Rian Johnson has confirmed that he has plans for his murder mystery universe beyond this year's film, possibly centering around a certain Southern super-sleuth.

 
 
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The New Mutants movie is still real; release date reconfirmed

The ballad of The New Mutants is a sad song, one of ups and downs, but more than anything else confusion. Following delays and a shift of ownership after Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox's film and TV assets, things have been murky&...

 
 
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Review: Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems is so many things, all at the same time. On its surface one can appreciate the breakneck pacing and the terrific ramblings of Adam Sandler's performance; the pulsing score and the breathtaking dynamism of its camerawork. Dig a li...

 
 
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Cats has its 2020 Oscar campaign pulled

In news that might shock ("Cats had an Oscar campaign?") initially and then make sense upon reflection, Universal Pictures has decided to cease pushing Tom Hooper's Cats for consideration at the upcoming 2020 Academy Awards.

 
 
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Watchmen came at the perfect time

We've got a lot on our plate lately; a raw main course and too sweet a dessert is maybe the food analogy I'll roll with. In America, the country is battering itself over political allegiances (or lack thereof) and the ways in which we're pr...

 
 
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Review: Bombshell

Telling a true story through a work of fiction can be a difficult thing. How dramatic is the truth, really? How much do you bend for the sake of your medium; how fancifully do you write that nonfiction book? How snappy is your "based on tru...

 
 
 
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Dirty Dozen remake in the works with David Ayer

Continuing the Hollywood tradition of revisiting what once worked, Warner Bros has announced today that it's in the process of remaking The Dirty Dozen, Robert Aldrich's classic and influential 1967 film starring every '60s tough guy at the...

 
 
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Review: Black Christmas

The merits of remaking a movie are often called into question immediately by the masses. Be it staunch defenders of the source material, weary analysts of Hollywood's "pool" of talent, or moviegoers just sick and tired of...garbage, it's us...

 
 
 
 
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Shazam 2 is officially underway

DC and Warner Bros have had quite the presence at this year's Comic Con Experience in Brazil. Besides unveiling the first trailer for Wonder Woman 1984, the studios confirmed that a sequel to this year's Shazam! is officially greenlit.

 
 
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First trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife digs up the past

Following two original films and an unfairly-maligned 2016 reboot, the 'Busters are back. Sort of. Continuing the story of the original two films, Jason Reitman takes up the role of director from his father Ivan Reitman, who serves as a pr...

 
 
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Review: Dark Waters

The legal thriller is a bit of an oxymoron of a subgenre. "Thriller" conjures images of tense, visceral altercations and physical action. But you hear "legal" and you might be inclined to think of a day at The People's Court or ca...

 
 
 
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Sci-fi author Jeff VanderMeer's Borne series optioned at AMC

Besides sharing a similar surname with yours truly, Jeff VanderMeer is a terrific writer. His City of Saints and Madmen was an earlier collection of brilliant, world-building fantasy, and the Southern Reach saw blockbuster success in the li...

 
 
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First trailer for Black Widow takes the super spy back home

Following Avengers: Endgame (and its fun-loving epilogue, Spider-Man: Far From Home) the Marvel Cinematic Universe might have been a source of head-scratching for rabid fans looking for their next super heroic fix. Where will things go now...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Queen & Slim

Early on in Queen & Slim, after our inciting event of police brutality sets our titular duo on the run, a character greets the pair with the line "weell, if it isn't the black Bonnie and Clyde." The analogy is an easy one to draw, both ...

 
 
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Review: White Snake

If there were a culture whose folkloric history could be treated as a goldmine for adaptable material, you'd be hard-pressed to find annals of stories and heroes to rival those of China. Not even touching upon the tumultuous and dramatic hi...

 
 
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World Beyond is the third Walking Dead series

Following in the shambling, gray-fleshed footsteps of the original series and Fear the Walking Dead, AMC has come forward with a teaser for the third adaptation of Robert Kirkman's zombie epic. This time, we're going to the World Beyond.

 
 
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Review: 21 Bridges

With today's biggest movies often taking us to distant galaxies or featuring superhuman brawls, it doesn't seem often that we get big budget, glossy films about... regular people. Where's the tense thriller about plumbers rushing around in ...

 
 
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Bong Joon-ho's Memories of Murder to be given a rerelease

It's a great year for South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho. His latest, Parasite, has been a tremendous success, winning the coveted Palm d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and generally stunning audiences across the world. It's South Korea's ...

 
 
 
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Gaze at a slew of new photos for The Rise of Skywalker

We're just at/just under a month until the release of Star Wars - Episode IX (those pesky evening screenings the day before have come to complicate releases a bit), and what better way to celebrate than fan the flames of hype?

 
 
 
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Black Adam gets a 2021 release date

Dwayne Johnson has been many things. The former wrestler-turned-nicest-man-in-show business has battled through insane video games, befriended giant apes, been fast (and furious), and still had energy left to spare. Now, he's going to be su...

 
 


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