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Spike Lee's new film is Netflix-bound this June

American filmmaking icon Spike Lee took to Twitter this morning to confirm the world premiere of his upcoming war film Da 5 Bloods, occuring exclusively on Netflix next month, June 12th.

 
 
 
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Review: Extraction

There are no slow motion walks away from explosions. There are no men in spandex. There are no massive movie stars projected onto screens the size of buildings. There are no brutal fight sequences. There are no action movies. COVID-19 has s...

 
 
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Review: Why Don't You Just Die!

So many films across the gamut of grindhouse wannabes focus all their energy on pulpy dialogue, frantic editing, and western pastiche. They throw every editing convention and digital trick they have at trying to evoke the feeling of a Taran...

 
 
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Train to Busan follow-up Peninsula gets its first trailer

In these trying times, at least it looks as if we'll have a worse reality to imagine on the big screen, with Peninsula, the sequel to Yeon Sang-Ho's international smash hit zombie thrillride Train to Busan, getting its first trailer.

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Bloodshot

I have a soft spot in my heart for budget Vin Diesel action movies. Yes, The Fast and Furious is a billion-dollar empire but Diesel dramatically gruffs his way through other franchises as well. There's a certain magic to it all: sometimes...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Gunpowder Milkshake has a distributor in STX

Aside from having possibly the best title since Snakes on a Plane, Gunpowder Milkshake has flown somewhat under the radar. It has popped up on Karen Gillan and Lena Headey's Instagrams regarding the training and shooting of the film, but no...

 
 
 
 
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Take a listen to Billie Ellish's No Time To Die theme

The announcement of a new James Bond film means one of two things. One, Matt is going to geek out for the foreseeable future about anything and everything Bond related. Second, it means we're going to get a new Bond theme song, which I loo...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Enter the Fat Dragon

Hollywood isn't the only film industry cranking out remakes of successful films. For nearly as long as Kung Fu movies have been a thing, remakes of extremely popular releases have been around. Bruce Lee hit the scene and there were a millio...

 
 
 
 
 
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Simon Pegg will return for Mission: Impossible 7

In a recent interview with Canadian host Jim Gordon on "Our City Tonight," actor Simon Pegg basically confirmed he'll be returning in Mission Impossible 7. Having played intelligence agent Benji in the past four films, it wouldn't quite be...

 
 
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Review: Bad Boys for Life

There is one thing that becomes abundantly clear when watching Bad Boys for Life and that is the simple fact that Michael Bay is one of the best action directors working when he cares about what he's making (when he doesn't it's anothe...

 
 
 
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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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Review: The Mercenary

Action movies are cool, because people get beat up. Sometimes they get stabbed. Other times they get shot a bunch. Every once in a while they blow up, and it's fun to watch. People break a lot of furniture, which is nice, because sometimes ...

 
 
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Kick off the new year with A Quiet Place Part II's trailer

It hasn't even been a full day of the new year and we're already getting a new look at A Quiet Place Part II. Released earlier this morning, Paramount has given us a short glimpse at the sequel to 2018's smash-hit and it looks a surprising...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 8 - The Redemption

When looking at the individual episodes of a television show, especially with a property so carefully-managed like Star Wars, it's hard to find any sort of distinct authorship in the filmmaking of any of them. So imagine my surprise when I ...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 7 - The Reckoning

After episodes of world-building, character-building, and who-knows-what-else, The Mandalorian season one finally rounds back to the inciting incident for the show. I've been suspicious of this show gathering all of these prominent guest st...

 
 
 
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Review: 6 Underground

Before 6 Underground released, Netflix dropped an with star Ryan Reynolds proclaiming it to be the most Michael Bay movie ever made. That was a bit hard to believe as Michael Bay hasn't been Michael Bay for years now. The director has eithe...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 6 - The Prisoner

One of the clear strengths of The Mandalorian, especially in the earlier episodes, is that the eponymous character is not perfect—far from it. He trips, falls down, gets shot, gets covered in mud, and so on. We love an underdog. But i...

 
 
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Review: Jumanji: The Next Level

When the first images for the first Jumanji film (well, the first one in this series, not the Robin Williams one) landed people were distraught. The picture didn't look much like anything good and was replete with nothing but cliches. Turns...

 
 
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Recap: The Mandalorian Season 1, Episode 5 - The Gunslinger

Generally, I abhor the term "filler" when it comes to television. Even when an episode doesn't make too many strides in long-term plot development, I usually feel like I get something out of the experience—perhaps it fleshes out a cha...

 
 
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VFW trailer sets up one bloody barroom brawl

We have one stylish 80's throwback, looking to be brutal in all the right ways, with the above trailer for VFW. The setup sees a group of Vietnam vets hanging at their local VFW bar celebrating a birthday when a girl storms inside with a b...

 
 
 
 




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Tribeca 12 Hour Shift"A real night shift from hell"

 

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The Willoughbys"Of mustaches and murder"

 

Extraction"It's all we got"

 

The Midnight Gospel"Duuuuuuuuuuuude"

 

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For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close"A look behind the comedy curtain"

 

Trolls World Tour"Sing it again, Sam... but not as good"

 

Tigertail"A stroll down memory lane"

 

Butt Boy"Solid"

 

We Summon the Darkness"Attack of the evil church girls"

 

Why Don't You Just Die!"Drain-licking good"

 

Coffee & Kareem"No thank you, I'll have tea"

 

Tiger King"Quarantine with Joe Exotic"

 

Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"

 

The Platform"As above, so below"

 

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Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"

 
 
 
 
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