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RIP Jonathan Demme (1944-2017)

Director Jonathan Demme passed away this morning in New York at the age of 73. According to Demme's family, the director died of esophageal cancer and complications related to heart disease. Demme is best known for directing classics like T...

 
 
 
 
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Review: David Lynch: The Art Life

David Lynch: The Art Life hits a sweet spot in terms of its release date. Lynch's feature-length debut Eraserhead has just turned 40 years old, and the new season of Twin Peaks starts in May. There's bound to be a resurgence of all thi...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Matt Reeves in talks to direct Ben Affleck in The Batman

Last month, Ben Affleck announced he would no longer direct the new Batman movie. There was speculation that the actor was bummed out by the negative response to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and his recent directorial effort Live by N...

 
 
 
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Ben Affleck will no longer direct the new solo Batman movie

Ben Affleck won't direct the next Batman movie, according to an official statement released yesterday by the actor. While Affleck is out of the director's chair, he is still the star, co-writer, and one of the producers of The Batman. In th...

 
 
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Detective Pikachu movie catches a director

After a secret, yet massive bidding war, Legendary won the rights to produce a Pokemon related film. So they began moving forward with an adaptation of Great Detective Pikachu, a CG/live-action hybrid where a talking Pikachu solves Pokemon ...

 
 
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Mortal Kombat reboot finds its director

We've known about the Mortal Kombat reboot for some time now, but news and updates have been very slim over the past few years. Following the amazing Mortal Kombat: Legacy webseries, it made sense to have Kevin Tanchareon, the mastermind be...

 
 
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Shawn Levy will direct the Uncharted film adaptation

It looks like that Uncharted adaptation is moving forward again. Sony has tapped Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum, Real Steel) to direct the film from a script by Joe Carnahan (The Grey). Carnahan was at one time attached to direct Uncharted...

 
 
 
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RIP Herschell Gordon Lewis (1929-2016)

Herschell Gordon Lewis, the influential exploitation and horror filmmaker who was nicknamed "The Godfather of Gore", passed away today. He was 87 years old. Born in Pittsburgh in 1929, Lewis would become a legend among gorehounds and splatt...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Great Wall director speaks up about White Washing

Last week the first trailer for The Great Wall dropped, and as it was a movie about China with its lead being not Chinese cries of white washing went up. And it is, of course, white washing. It would make a lot more sense to have a ful...

 
 
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Justin Lin to direct Space Jam 2 with Lebron James

Holy mother of pearl, it's happening. It's really happening. We're about to return to the Jam and Lebron James is coming with us (also Justin Lin). THR is reporting that the basketball star is set to star in the Looney Toons sequel with Lin...

 
 
 
 
 
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RIP Andrzej Zulawski (1940-2016)

Andrzej Zulawski, the Polish director behind cult classics such as Possession and On the Silver Globe, passed away on Wednesday. He was 75 years old. In 2012, BAMcinématek held a retrospective of Zulawski's work titled "Hysterical Ex...

 
 
 
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Guillermo del Toro to helm Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

If you were ever a child at some point the illustrations from the book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark haunted your dreams. If you're an adult now they probably still do. The series of books collected some pretty solid horror stories...

 
 
 
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George Miller says he's done making Mad Max movies

Mad Max: Fury Road was one of the best films of 2015. An excellent addition to the loose continuity of the Mad Max series, George Miller essentially gave us a masterclass on the art of the action movie and how you can use visuals to convey ...

 
 
 
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Michael Bay confirms he is back for Transformers 5

Michael Bay has made progressively worse Transfomers  movies since the original film was released and they have made progressively more money. Despite the fact that he's constantly talking about leaving the franchise he has yet to pass...

 
 
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Christopher McQuarrie confirms he's directing M:I 6

One of the bigger surprises in my movie going life is the resurgence of the Mission: Impossible franchise. I could have sworn to you that this thing was dead in the water after the fourth film, but it blazed back into action with M:I -...

 
 
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Nobuhiko Obayashi: The Strange, the Sweet, and the Childlike

The largest retrospective of Nobuhiko Obayashi's work in the United States kicks off tonight at The Japan Society with a screening of House (Hausu). Hausu is Obayashi's best known work in the US, and probably the only one of his films that ...

 
 
 




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Black Christmas"Paint it black and SHUT THIS DOWN"

 

Dark Waters"The Incredible Hulk vs Systemic Pollution"

 

Daniel Isn't Real"Daniel is real good"

 

Runaways (Season 3)"Not much running in this one"

 

Red Handed"Snake dancin' and kidnappin'"

 

Queen & Slim"Ride or die"

 

The Good Liar"Liar, liar"

 

White Snake"This one won't fit in your boot!"

 

21 Bridges"We've crossed this one before"

 

Varda by Agnes"A life's work, a final chat"

 

Away"Shhh..."

 

Harley Quinn (Season 1)"No subheading I think of will be as funny as this show"

 

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"A perfectly pleasant neighbor"

 

The Dwelling"The bed that doesn't eat"

 

Frozen 2"Thawing"

 

Ford v Ferrari"Car Wars"

 

10 Minutes Gone"Regrettably forgettable"

 

Recap: The Mandalorian (Season 1, Episode 1)"Star Wars, but with more shooting"

 

The Shed"It's actually about the vampire inside the shed"

 
 
 
 
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