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Review: The Dawnseeker

The worst kind of low-budget genre film is the type that fails to try anything new, that lacks any sort of creative hook or artistic flair. In an age where the cheapest of streaming services overflow with high-quality work, being nothing mo...

 
 
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Review: Apocalypse Rising

Apocalypse Rising is such a banal, generic title. It’s a word combination that filters straight to the back of your mind. It sounds so tedious and lackluster that you would wonder why anyone made it and if anyone would be dumb enough ...

 
 
 
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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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Our first look at Terminator 6 reveals three bad ass women

Terminator 6 is coming with some hope for it not sucking given to the fact that Tim Miller, director of Deadpool, is helming the film and James Cameron is intimately involved. With the movie releasing next holiday season and shoot...

 
 
 
 
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First teaser for the new series of Doctor Who mostly teases

Doctor Who is is starting anew again with regeneration, new companions, a new showrunner, and, of course, the first female Doctor. While we'd seen Jodie Whittaker's Doctor in action at the end of the last season's finale and in h...

 
 
 
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Keri Russell on board for Star Wars: Episode IX

Keri Russell, well know for her role as Elizabeth Jennings on FX's The Americans, is in talks with J.J. Abrams to come aboard for Star Wars: Episode IX. According to Variety, Abrams and other Lucasfilm executives met with many actresses ov...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

When Disney started rolling out their plans a long time ago for damn near every character in the Star Wars universe to have origin movies, the general reaction was one simple question: Why? Why was this necessary at all? It just s...

 
 
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Liam Neeson has been cast in Sony's Men in Black spinoff

Liam Neeson, a very cool man best known for growling into phones, wil bring his skill-set to Sony's Men in Black spinoff. According to The Wrap, he'll play the head of London's Men in Black division. That sounds believable enough. Will he w...

 
 
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Bleeding Steel trailer has Jackie Chan fighting the Nemesis

Jackie Chan has greyed. He's gotten older, and because of that, he's dipped from the limelight. Holder of the Guinness World Record for most stunts performed by a living actor, he's more than earned his rest. But, in this time where geriat...

 
 
 
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Rick and Morty scores 70 episode deal with Adult Swim

Rick and Morty, a polarizing show to say the least, has been given a massive renewal by Adult Swim. The 70 episode deal will certainly span beyond the show's fourth season and keep the series in development for an untold number of years. Fo...

 
 
 
 
 
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Overlord will be R-rated and not set in Cloverfield Universe

Responding to rumors about whether or not Bad Robot's newest movie Overlord will be based in the Cloverfield universe, J.J. Abrams confirmed that it will not be and that a proper Cloverfield sequel is being developed for theaters.Taking pla...

 
 
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer is bananas

I wasn't a huge fan of Jurassic World when it first came out, but I can tell you that I liked that fact that it ended with t-rex, a raptor, and a genetically modified dino fighting it out in an obvious homage to early Hollywood m...

 
 
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Review: Rampage

When you're a child of four, you do everything with your brothers and sisters. You play together, you eat together, you even get haircuts together. And, if one of you is due for a dentist appointment, all of you are. There needs to be an...

 
 
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John Krasinski is planning a new movie called Life on Mars

A Quite Place has made John Krasinski into a hot-as-hell director now thanks to its massive box office, and the fact that it was, you know, actually directed really well. And so his next project is pretty hotly anticipated. THR is repo...

 
 
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J.J. Abrams had a different plan for Rey's lineage

Arguing about The Last Jedi is the Internet's most favorite thing to do. Half the conversations I have about any movie at all somehow turn into discussions on the film. It's getting kind of tiring... so lets pour a little lighter ...

 
 
 
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Review: Ready Player One

I've used the "insert X here" sub-header joke before, and now I really wish I hadn't because in other instances it was just a joke, but in the case of Ready Player One, Stephen Spielberg's new film based on the insanely popular book of...

 
 
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SXSW Review: Prospect

Prospect is marketed as a horror film. A sci-fi film too. Before I saw it, another SXSW attendee told me, "Yes, it's those things, but it's a western." OK. So genre-wise, it's a little bit of everything, sort of like a hobo scramble. Y...

 
 
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Netflix drops The Titan trailer

Netflix released a trailer for its upcoming film The Titan, in which Sam Worthington is transformed by SCIENCE into a blueish white alien thing capable of surviving on Titan, as the Earth is apparently dying. From the trailer, it seems the...

 
 
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Review: A Wrinkle In Time

I do not envy anyone that wants to make a high concept sci-fi epic. There are so many different pieces that need to fall into place in order to make something that's truly special and engaging. Most of the time, when you see a massive sci-f...

 
 
 
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Tommy Wiseau starring in upcoming Scary Love

Tommy Wiseau, a man known for making a movie all on his own without any vision or preparation or any idea what he was doing and somehow pulling it off, will be bringing his singular personality to a new project sometime in the future. After...

 
 
 
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Review: Annihilation

Annihilation is one of the best recent print to film adaptations. Strangely enough, this is not because it’s entirely faithful to the source material. Far from it. Sure, the bones might be same, as they are between any two human being...

 
 
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Amazon to adapt Ian M. Banks' Consider Phlebas for TV

Amazon Studios will be partnering with Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment and writer Dennis Kelly to adapt Consider Phlebas, the first novel in Ian M. Banks’ The Culture series. Consider Phlebas is a space opera focused on the w...

 
 
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Sharknado 6 will have time travel

Sharknado is an annual franchise that, in its heart of hearts, seeks to answer one nagging question: How do you jump the shark when the sharks can fly? Given the synopsis for the Syfy's upcoming Sharknado 6, I'd say they're trying their dam...

 
 
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Red Dwarf celebrates its 30th anniversary today

Red Dwarf is a British sci-fi comedy that aired its first episode on February 15, 1988, a pilot that almost never saw the light of broadcast due to a few trivial script rejections that eventually saw the project accepted by BBC Northwest, ...

 
 
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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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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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Johnny Gruesome"A GWAR T-shirt come to life"

 

First Man"Spaceman says everybody look down"

 

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween"It'll make you cry like an anime fan on prom night"

 

Apostle"This is not The Raid 3"

 

Daredevil (Season 3)"Angsty, but self-aware"

 

Titans (Season 1)"A show that wants to take your lunch money"

 

NYFF Roma"Alfonso Cuaron has made one of the best movies of the decade"

 

NYFF The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"Them Coen brothers made a buncha rootin' tootin' western subgenre homages, yessir, if that be yer tonic"

 

A Star is Born"That's how you get tinnitus"

 

Private Life"Netflix does indie drama"

 

Bad Times at the El Royale"Good times with bad people"

 

Venom"This is what it was like before the MCU"

 

Wobble Palace"A bit wobbly"

 

Death Kiss"Bronsonsploitation"

 

Molly"A shaky apocalypse"

 

Free Solo""I hope you have your sh*ttin pants on""

 

Smallfoot"There's a Freaks reference in this film"

 

The Old Man and the Gun"Wine, dine, holy crap he's 89"

 

Little Italy"As good as deep dish pizza"

 

Mermaid's Song"I think you mean Siren"

 

Assassination Nation"This is a genuine trigger warning"

 

The House with the Clock in Its Walls"The man who directed Hostel does a kids movie"

 

Iron Fist (Season 2)"A bounce back from laughably embarrassing to more-than-okay"

 

The Children Act"Fantastic courtroom drama - shame about the script"

 
 
 
 
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