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Kingsman 3 is officially happening, release date announced

The first Kingsman was a fresh smack in the face to James Bond films. Taking everything that was fantastic about the comic book and reflecting it on screen in smart and creative ways that highlighted Matthew Vaughn's screenplay an...

 
 
 
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Review: The House with the Clock in Its Walls

You know what a lot of kids movies lack these days (I ask while waving my cane in the air at a cloud)? Charm. There's some amazing stuff going on for sure, but that certain "charming" characteristic is often missing. Maybe it's because chil...

 
 
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Review: Slice

From the opening animated sequence of ghoulish color and synth rhythm to the closing pizza commercial, Slice wears its 80's inspirations emblazoned on the back of its red delivery jacket. It's self-aware and unafraid to be ridiculous, and b...

 
 
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Review: The Predator

I came into The Predator with no real reverence for the series—I had seen the original film a long time ago, caught Predators on cable television once, and all I know about Predator 2 is that Gary Busey i...

 
 
 
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LeBron James and Ben Simmons join forces for new comedy

Fresh off his first full season that included a playoff series win and the Rookie of the Year award, Ben Simmons is already following his mentor's footsteps and dipping his toes into the entertainment industry. It's been announced that NBC ...

 
 
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Comedies today are a tragedy

Last month, The Happytime Murders opened to a pretty tepid response, both critically and financially. Having a budget of $40 million, not including advertising, so far the movie has only made half of that back and it's been out fo...

 
 
 
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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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Justin Roiland's animated show scores two seasons on Hulu

Justin Roiland, co-creator of Rick and Morty, has secured a two season order from Hulu for an upcoming animated comedy series. Each season will be eight episodes in length, giving Roiland a total of 16 episodes. The show is callled Solar Op...

 
 
 
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Review: The Happytime Murders

The term gimmick has a negative connotation, but it doesn't have to. Gimmicks can work. When a gimmick is implemented appropriately it turns into creativity and fresh ideas. The key to making a gimmick work, I would argue, is it can...

 
 
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Timeless will return for a two-hour finale in December

Timeless fans, affectionately known as "Clockblockers," will have more reasons to enjoy the holidays. That's because the NBC time-travel adventure series will be coming back to wrap-up in a two-hour series finale this December. When we last...

 
 
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The Big Bang Theory set to end after 12th season

The longer a show goes on the more I'm inclined to hate it for a very dumb reason. No it's not because the original writers all left or the premise has completely changed á la Urkel killing the Winslow family. No, I hate how you can ...

 
 
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Official Slice trailer delivers pizza and also a werewolf

When it comes to horror, the 80's are becoming as popular as pizza. Since around 2010, works inspired by the lighting, music, atmosphere, and tone of genre films of that decade have been churned out at a near constant rate. We got You're N...

 
 
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Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Much of the talk surrounding the film adaptation of Crazy Rich Asians is the need for Asian representation in Hollywood—while I'm with it all the way, it isn't what attracted me to the movie. See, people seem to forget that being Asia...

 
 
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Review: Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich

The Puppet Master series has been consistently running for almost 30 years. With The Littlest Reich, there are now 12 films to the slasher franchise. And with that many sequels comes a precipitous drop in quality and budget down to one film...

 
 
 
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See The Happytime Murders early and free

No sesame. All Street. With that one tagline, I had to see The Happytime Murders. Do I think it will be good? I'm not sure. It looks like a lot of the comedy is just based off of puppets doing adult things, and that's kind of tired. But tha...

 
 
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See Crazy Rich Asians early and free

Crazy Rich Asians wasn't really on my radar at all, but after seeing the trailer a few weeks ago and I started seeing the damn book or its follow up all over the place. Now I'm concerned I've missed out on some cultural phenomenon. I m...

 
 
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Fargo season 4 to star Chris Rock

Celebrated comedian and co-star of Grown Ups 2 is due to star in the next season of Fargo, the critically-acclaimed FX crime drama/dark comedy/genre-bender. The anthology series by Noah Hawley (Legion) is loosely based on the...

 
 
 
 
 
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Zombieland 2 is happening with the entire original cast

Buckle up, buckaroo. After years of rumors, speculation, trickery (let's throw double-crosses in there as well,) Sony Pictures is finally gearing up for Zombieland 2. This news alone isn't much to get excited about, after all, Sony Pictures...

 
 
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Review: Sorry to Bother You

Every time Tessa Thompson's character in Sorry to Bother You shows up, she is wearing a new pair of earrings of her own design. These serve as the perfect metaphor for the movie itself: they are big, impractical, provocative, lack...

 
 
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Netflix proudly displays their Package ... trailer

This actually doesn't appear to be a remake of the 1989 political thriller starring Gene Hackman (thank Zeus). This is more like Without a Paddle meets American Pie. Camping misadventure meets teen sex comedy. Will it work? It's 2 girls ca...

 
 
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Review: Eighth Grade

The creation of Eighth Grade puzzled me when I saw the first trailer. It’s a comedy about a socially awkward 13-year-old girl named Kayla (Elsie Fisher) trying to survive her last week of middle school written and directed by comedian...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Tag

I'm going to say this right up front because I know most of you don't even read past this first paragraph. Tag is easily one of the funniest movies I've seen in years. I was not expecting that going in, but coming out I had laughe...

 
 
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Atlanta renewed for Season 3

Atlanta has been renewed for another season, and I can breathe a sigh of relief. On Thursday, FX ordered another season of the two-time Emmy winning show that has been making waves on cable television. Atlanta, born from the always captivat...

 
 
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Jim Carrey returns to TV in first trailer for Kidding

For the first time in over two decades, Jim Carrey will be returning to TV as a series regular in the upcoming Showtime series Kidding. It feels like it's been about as many years since I've been excited to see him in something, too. No, t...

 
 




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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"

 

Slice"Hot and Ready"

 

White Boy Rick"Brought to you by the city of Detroit"

 

The Predator"One ugly mother... you know the rest"

 

Mandy"Crazy good"

 

Peppermint"Revenge is a dish best served in another movie"

 

The Dawnseeker"Yawnstinker"

 

Let the Corpses Tan"Hang 'em, but not too high"

 

Apocalypse Rising"The baby Jesus has a zombie army"

 

Arizona"One event's insane chain reaction"

 

Preacher Season 3"Welcome home Jesse"

 

Orange is the New Black - Season Six"Taystee deserves better"

 

The Last Sharknado: It's About Time"There are six of these???"

 

The Happytime Murders"Puppets doing adult things, guys. So funny, guys. Guys?"

 

A Whale of a Tale"A Japanese controversy and a whole lotta whales"

 

Billionaire Boys Club"Real pretty boys do some real bad things"

 

Crazy Rich Asians"The romantic comedy that hot Asians deserved"

 

Slender Man"He's just standing there... MENACINGLY"

 

BlacKkKlansman"Spike Lee's best"

 
 
 
 
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