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The 300 Week 6: Old School and Indie Cred

Welcome back yet again to The 300, a weekly feature chronicling my attempt to see 300 movies on the big screen in 2018. I'll be watching new releases, classics, and hidden gems to explore the wide world of cinema. Hopefully you'll find some...

 
 
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Review: Black Panther

The fact of the matter is you don't see movies like Black Panther made. I'm not talking about the groundbreaking facts you already know about the movie: its almost entirely black cast, with an almost entirely black creative team l...

 
 
 
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Alita, The Predator release dates pushed back by Fox

20th Century Fox set four release dates for some upcoming films, revealing that two in particular are being pushed back. Alita: Battle Angel, the Robert Rodriguez-directed and James Cameron-produced adaptation of the manga, and Shane Black'...

 
 
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Check out this wonky-ass monster in Koujin trailer

I'll start by leveling with you here. I don't speak a word of Japanese. This trailer is totally in Japanese. But what's on display here goes beyond language. You have a giant monster (crocodile or maybe a salamander) tearing up shit throug...

 
 
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Preacher season 3 new cast announced

News surrounding Preachers third season has been pretty sparse, they very quietly announced the season renewal at the end of season two and without much hoopla went into production again with a tentative release date of later this year. Thi...

 
 
 
 
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A Quiet Place gets a new trailer with actual words

John Krasinski's upcoming horror thriller has a new trailer, and in it, we get a peek into why the world is in the state that its in. As Emily Blunt stares at multiple televisions with a reporter using the words "worldwide devastation," we...

 
 
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Stranger Things 3 sheds episode like pollywog skin

Stranger Things season 3 will run 8 episodes, down one from season 2 but the same as season 1.   No reason was announced, but since season 2 felt like it meandered a bit more than season 1, it may just indicate tighter storytell...

 
 
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Michael Fassbender to star in Hollywood Kung Fury sequel

Kung Fury, for the uninitiated, is a 2015 crowd-funded short film that pays homage to 80s cop and martial arts movies. It's solid gold shit, the best of bad movies, but coming in at only 31 minutes in length, it's never been able to call it...

 
 
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Ethan Hawke will play Nikola Tesla in an upcoming Biopic

In a role seldom portrayed on the silver screen, actor Ethan Hawke will take up the mantle of Nikola Tesla in an upcoming biopic covering the scientists life.  Tesla, directed by Michael Almereyda, will detail Tesla's life in thor...

 
 
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A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2 gets a second trailer

A Series of Unfortunate Events was one of my favorite book series growing up. It was morbid, dark, and had a very British sense of humor. Thus far, Netflix has been doing a bang up job adapting the series. Season 1 had plenty of twists and...

 
 
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Latest Unsane clip is really boring

Unsane, the questionably titled first horror film from Steven Soderbergh, landed a trailer that was pretty good. It established its setup and escalating stakes well and offered plenty of glimpses at the manic atmosphere of the asylum. This...

 
 
 
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Comcast may revisit bid for Fox, beating out Disney

A little while ago we reported that Disney was in line to basically buy a lot of Fox's assets, bringing in their movies and TV shows, and making the company an even larger entertainment behemoth. However, it appears America's other massive ...

 
 
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Zac Efron is magical in first look images from The Beach Bum

What can be said about The Beach Bum that these first look pictures of Zac Efron can't beat? It's written and being directed by Harmony Korine, the one responsible fro writing cult Kids, as well as writing and directing Spring Breakers...

 
 
 
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Can Star Wars just... stop? For a little bit?

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far, away, Star Wars was an event. Star Wars was a property that always seemed to be much bigger than it actually was. Up until 1999 we only had three Star Wars movies to contend with and even after the...

 
 
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Here are your Writers Guild Award winners

In the race for those all important Oscars, the guilds are where avid followers of the awards circuit look to as all-important indicators. The Shape of Water took home the gold in both the Producers Guild and Directors Guild ...

 
 
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See Annihilation early and free

What do you do when you have a high concept science fiction movie from the man who directed the best high concept science fiction film of the past decade, Ex Machina? You shove it into a corner and sell off the overseas distribution rights ...

 
 
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Young, white women, why do you love Fifty Shades?

Fifty Shades Freed smashed (relatively) the box office this weekend, propelling the franchise past a billion dollar box office. While the third installment saw a 17 percent drop off from the last film, and a 54 percent drop off from th...

 
 
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David S. Goyer bails on directing Masters of the Universe

While he’ll still remain on as a screenwriter and executive producer, David S. Goyer has followed McG in exiting directorial duties for the upcoming He-Man film, Masters of the Universe. Surprisingly, the announcement hasn’t c...

 
 
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Black Panther soundtrack album now streaming

Though Black Panther is almost within our grasp, with one week out before its US release date, fans of the titular character, lit music, or both can now peruse the soundtrack album on popular streaming sites. Curated by Kendrick Lamar and ...

 
 
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Review: The 15:17 to Paris

It's important to begin this review by acknowledging the incredible heroism displayed and embodied by Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler. What they did on August 21, 2015, thwarting a terrorist attach on a French passenge...

 
 
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Actor Reg Cathey dies at 59

Emmy winner and three-time nominee Reg E. Cathey, best known for his standout work on House of Cards and The Wire, has died at the age of 59 from a reported battle with lung cancer on February 9, 2018. A native of Huntsville, Alabama, ...

 
 
 
 
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First I Feel Pretty trailer drops hard

STX Films released a full trailer for Amy Schumer’s new film, I Feel Pretty, in which Amy Schumer overcomes her insecurities about her appearance through self reflection and character building head trauma. The premise feels like it...

 
 
 
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TIFF buzzed Outside In gets LA/NY release date

Newest film from director/writer Lynn Shelton (Your Sister’s Sister, Laggies) Outside In, starring Jay Duplass and Edie Falco, releases in Los Angeles and New York on March 30th and on all digital platforms April 3rd.   Out...

 
 
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See Early Man early and free

February likes to pump out kids movies because that helps the box office survive, and Early Man is one of those movies. But it's also from Aardman Animation so it's actually kind of exciting. Their work isn't always the best, but it's alway...

 
 
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Universal's Extinction resurrected at Netflix

Universal’s sci-fi horror thriller Extinction was supposed to hit theaters on January 26th of this year, but was inexplicably dropped from their release schedule 2 months before it was set to debut. Today Netflix announced they had ac...

 
 
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Review: Peter Rabbit

Have you ever wanted to watch General Hux at his most detached strangle the life out of realistic looking bunny while he curses him for driving him to murder? Or maybe you've had a desire to see a weird love triangle between a rabbit, a man...

 
 
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Review: Fifty Shades Freed

Fifty Shades Freed is the final chapter in a franchise that has been solemnly focused on one thing. No, not the bondage or the S&M, though those do play a crucial role in dressing up (or stripping down) the focal-point of this series. R...

 
 
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Joaquin Phoenix in talks to star in Joker origin movie

The Hangover director Todd Phillips and legendary film producer Martin Scorsese are an unlikely pair still making an unlikely project: a Joker origin movie. And with that unlikely idea comes an unlikely casting fantasy in actor Joaquin Phoe...

 
 
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Mary and the Witch's Flower returns to theatres

It looks like Mary and the Witch's Flower is getting all of the love it deserves.  After premiering in North America for a one night event on January 18th, GKIDS is bringing the little witch that isn't Kiki to the big screen for a...

 
 
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Marvel gathers together all their heroes for an epic photo

Believe it or not the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been around for 10 years now if we consider the universe being established when Marvel Studios was founded by Marvel to start making their own movies. It's hard to begrudge Marvel doing a...

 
 
 




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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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