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Review: The Turning

There's something to be said for an honest-to-goodness genre movie, one that doesn't flinch from its roots and executes its tropes efficiently, if familiarly. The Turning, adapting Henry James' classic horror story The Turn of the Screw, fa...

 
 
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Netflix announces production of a new Witcher animated film

Netflix is going all-in on The Witcher. After the immense success of the first season of its show (which may or may not be inflating its viewership numbers), Netflix is looking to create an animated film based on the series. Titled The Wit...

 
 
 
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Review: The Witcher - Season One

Mainstream media didn't start to take the fantasy genre seriously until Peter Jackson's highly acclaimed Lord of the Rings trilogy. After the massive success of the three films (which would, in turn, transform Hollywood production as we kno...

 
 
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Cats will be receiving VFX updates while in theaters

In a completely unprecedented move, Universal Pictures has announced it will be updating the recently released Cats with new visual effects during its theatrical run. In what The Hollywood Reporter is saying is a move that "is being done at...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Witcher's original pitch had Ciri as its star

If there's one thing The Witcher series is known for, it is Geralt as the main protagonist. A central figure in everything related to The Witcher, it's hard to imagine a TV series without him as the star. According to showrunner Lauren His...

 
 
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Cats has a new trailer to fuel your jellicle nightmares

The first trailer for Tom Hooper's Cats prompted an apology from our own Jesse Lab on the behalf of fans of musical theater. This new trailer for Cats is not as uncomfortably horny but still discomfiting. Maybe I just don't get the ap...

 
 
 
 
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Dante's Inferno to be adapted into TV series

One of the most important pieces of literature in all of human history, Dante Alighieri's Inferno is getting a TV adaptation from Freeform Productions. The company announced the news today and confirmed that this latest iteration will be a ...

 
 
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We're getting a Barney movie

We've seen some wild feature film adaptations over the past few years. The Emoji Movie, UglyDolls; not one but two Angry Birds films. Well things about to get a whole lot more purple around here (and I'm not talking about my dream of a...

 
 
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Kirsten Dunst joins cast of Power of the Dog film adaptation

Kirsten Dunst is set to join the cast of the upcoming film The Power of the Dog. An adaptation of a 1967 novel (being directed by Jane Campion), Dunst is replacing Elizabeth Moss in an unspecified role. Moss was forced to drop out after a s...

 
 
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Netflix's Cowboy Bebop enters production, Ein gets cast

I'm not sure if diehard anime fans are happy about Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation, but the series has entered full production. In a short featurette, we get confirmation of that news along with a look at one of the cast memb...

 
 
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Paddington producers to adapt Pippi Longstocking into a film

Pippi Longstocking, the wildly successful children's book series, is set to receive another film adaptation soon. In a report from Variety, it's been revealed that Studiocanal and Heyday Films will be partnering together to bring the belove...

 
 
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Latest Watchmen trailer shows a world in ruin

Not even mere minutes after our editorial on Joker and Watchmen goes live does HBO upload a new trailer for its Watchmen series. Giving us a quick glimpse at the cult of Rorschach, it seems as if these domestic terrorists believe they trul...

 
 
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Stephen King's The Institute to be adapted for a mini-series

In a new report from Deadline, Spyglass Media Group has announced plans to adapt prolific author Stephen King's newest novel, The Institute, into a limited series. The creative team will be comprised of David E. Kelley and Jack Bender, two ...

 
 
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Metro 2033 film is getting a second shot at life

It looks like cult classic novel Metro 2033 is back on track to receive a film adaptation. After being canceled last year by writer Dmitry Glukhovsky, it seems a new deal was struck between Russia's TV-3 Channel and Central Partnership Film...

 
 
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Guillermo del Toro's Nightmare Alley might add Cate Blanchett

It had been rumored that Leonardo DiCaprio was circling Guillermo del Toro's Shape of Water follow-up film, though those rumors seemed to wither with the news of Bradley Cooper's interest in the project, with DiCaprio passing. Cooper's invo...

 
 
 
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Netflix's The Witcher will include a bathtub scene

One of the more memetic scenes from CD Projekt's The Witcher 3 was a moment when Geralt was taking a bath. For whatever reason, fans latched onto that as this moment of hilarity in an otherwise serious game. It's even become a statue for th...

 
 
 
 
 
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The Goldfinch gets its first emotional trailer

The Goldfinch might me one of my most anticipated dramas of this year. While I haven't read the Pulitzer-prize winning book the film is based on, the fact that it's directed by John Crowley with Cinematography by Roger Deakins pr...

 
 
 
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Watchmen teaser shows off the first footage of HBO spin-off

There's been a void of information about the upcoming HBO "adaptation" of the seminal comic Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. While showrunner Damon Lindelof (LOST) has been pretty upfront about it not being a direct adaptation, he's...

 
 
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Review: Pet Sematary

We are smack-dab in the middle of the cinematic second coming of Stephen King. The man's work already hit its heyday decades ago when horror film began taking off in the 80s and his books were quickly adapted into a host of classic (and not...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: The Umbrella Academy

Imagine this: one day, you’re a person who’s totally not pregnant, not even a drop, minding your own biz-ness, enjoying some beach weather, and then, wham-o, the next and you’re full-term about to burst, like Jesus or...

 
 
 
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Review: Penguin Highway

Youth being wiser than their age might be a well-worn trope of cinema, but it's effective for one simple reason: we all wish we had our current knowledge when we were young. The ability to make deductive choices, carefully weigh the outcome...

 
 
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Detective Pikachu looks like an absolute blast

While I wasn't indifferent to the first Detective Pikachu trailer, I was a bit convinced it was going to be a cash grab effort. Getting Ryan Reynolds to play everyone's favorite rat was a good move, but the film did seem to be a bit generic...

 
 




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Sundance Wendy"Beasts of the Southern Neverland "

 

The Turning"Turn your eyes away"

 

The Gentlemen"Laws of the Jungle"

 

Awkwafina is Nora from Queens - Season One"She's still Nora from the block"

 

Color Out of Space"Nicolas Cage milks an alpaca"

 

Bad Boys for Life"Bay to the bone"

 

The Wave"Wave it away"

 

Weathering With You"Raindrops keep falling on my head"

 

VHYes"VHellYeah!"

 

Underwater"Dang, ocean, you scary"

 

Like A Boss"Well, it's watchable"

 

1917"The long (take) and winding road"

 

The Mercenary"God told me to kill"

 

Uncut Gems"Tell 'em Howie Bling sent ya"

 

The Witcher - Season One"Toss a coin to your Witcher"

 

Final Space Season 2"Clash of the titans"

 

Cats"Wow"

 

Bombshell"Dirty bomb"

 

South Park - Season 23"Goin on down to Tegridy Farms"

 

6 Underground"Blood, Babes, and Bay"

 

Black Christmas"Paint it black and SHUT THIS DOWN"

 
 
 
 
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