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Mark Wahlberg taking over for Chris Evans in Fuqua's Infinite

Trading Chris Evans for Mark Wahlberg is like trading your Snickers bar for a Three Muskateers; it's still good but you've lost best stuff. Antoine Fuqua is going to do that anyways after scheduling conflicts have force Chris Evans to leave...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dark Tower show at Amazon gets two leads for pilot

Amazon is looking for a big tentpole show and in doing so they scooped up the rights to not one fantastical epic book series in Lord of the Rings, but also Stephen King's The Dark Tower. The plan was that the Idris Elba led film would kick ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Star Trek: Discovery casts Ethan Peck as its Spock

If you watched all the way through Star Trek: Discovery you know that it ended on a cliffhanger that surprised, angered, and excited Trek fans. The show also heavily involved Spock's family, but no Spock. I'm going to talk about t...

 
 
 
 
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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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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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Rumor: Jake Gyllenhaal wanted for Batman

(Note: I'm referring to Gyllenhal's creepy turn in the film Nightcrawler, not the X-Men character. I suppose explaining a joke means it's not a good one, but here we are.) It's been pretty clear that Ben Affleck hasn't been having as m...

 
 
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Disney announces the cast for their live action Lion King

And the live action adaptions continue. We've known that Disney has been and will be rolling out live action versions of their classic movies until they don't have anymore to adapt, and the next one on the docket is The Lion King. With the ...

 
 
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Christoph Waltz says he's not coming back for Bond

One of the worst kept secrets in film history was that Christoph Waltz was playing Blofed in Spectre. On the whole I thought they pretty much wasted a fantastic actor and performance for the film so I was excited when it was pretty obvious ...

 
 
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Ben Mendelsohn looking to be evil in Captain Marvel

Some pretty cool casting news: Ben Mendelsohn is being eyed to play the villain in the new Captain Marvel movie. Directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are in talks with the actor, who they worked with before in Mississippi Grind. I don't...

 
 
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Daniel Day-Lewis has retired from acting

In totally unexpected news, Daniel Day-Lewis has decided to retire from acting. One of the finest actors of his generation, Day-Lewis' last onscreen role will be in Paul Thomas Anderson's The Phantom Thread, which comes out December 25th. A...

 
 
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Tribeca Capsule Review: Gilbert

Before sitting down to watch Gilbert, I was afraid the documentary would take away from Gilbert Gottfried's mystique. I always loved his impersonations and appearances on Howard Stern, and his dirty jokes have such craft behind them, elevat...

 
 
 
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Just Cause film casts Jason Momoa in lead

One of the problems with movie video game adaptations is that the games they're adapting are basically action movie adaptations with the player able to interact. So adapting it back into a movie just takes away the interactivity and leaves ...

 
 
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RIP Bill Paxton (1955-2017)

Actor Bill Paxton has passed away after suffering complications from surgery. He was 61 years old. According to Variety, Paxton's family has requested privacy and respect as they mourn. A consummate professional and reliable supporting play...

 
 
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RIP John Hurt (1940-2017)

John Hurt, legend of stage and screen, has passed away. He was 77 years old. Hurt's decades-spanning career took off in the 1960s thanks to Fred Zinneman's A Man for All Seasons. Just a few of his many other notable film and television...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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RIP Gene Wilder (1933-2016)

Beloved actor, writer, and comedian Gene Wilder has passed away from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83 years old. Wilder was a comedy icon whose classic film appearances include Young Frankenstein, The Producers,...

 
 
 
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Daniel Craig is reportedly done as Bond... or not

Daniel Craig is leaving the Bond franchise according to the Daily Mail, which is more of a gossip rag than anything else. The actor may have turned down a £68 million deal to star in the next two Bond films, which included e...

 
 
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Ben Affleck directing, starring in solo Batman film

It was easy to poke fun at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice for our April Fool's Day shenanigans this year, given its divisive nature across the internet. While the jokes increased in wackiness as the day went on, it started from a r...

 
 
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RIP Erik Bauersfeld (1922-2016)

While you may not know Erik Bauersfeld by name, he's the man behind one of the most memorable moments in Return of the Jedi. As the Rebel Alliance fleet closes in on the second Death Star, Lando realizes the shields are still up and orders ...

 
 
 
 
 
 




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Luz"The creativity of constraint"

 

SXSW The Art of Self-Defense"Masculinity deconstructed"

 

The Lion King"Play it again, Simba"

 

Iron Sky: The Coming Race"Bigger budget, older jokes"

 

Stuber"The Lyft of buddy cop Uber movies "

 

Crawl"Small spaces"

 

The Farewell"Sad, funny, but most importantly honest"

 

Darlin'"Feral and tender"

 

Midsommar"Sumer is Icumen in"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 7 - "Toldja""Everyone is here (and lacking common sense)!"

 

Ophelia"Hamlet 2.0"

 

Maiden"Girls to the front, go rock the boat"

 

Yesterday"Nowhere man"

 

Spider-Man: Far from Home"EuroTrip except with superhero violence instead of sex"

 

The Third Wife"Fate has the upper hand."

 

Toy Story 4"An existential nightmare (for kids!)"

 

Jessica Jones Season 3"What is your truth?"

 

Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"

 
 
 
 
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