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Battle at Big Rock is a new Jurassic World short film

We'd heard about the dino-surprise that would hit small screens this past weekend, but after premiering on FX last night, Universal has unleashed their new Jurassic World short film, Battle at Big Rock, on the Internet. And this ain't...

 
 
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Review: The Goldfinch

John Crowley's adaptation of The Goldfinch was almost destined to come up short no matter how you slice it. Donna Tartt's 2013 critical-darling of a novel would top book lists and sweep awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Tart...

 
 
 
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IT could be getting a supercut combining both chapters

Ready for even more debilitatingly-scary, dimensional-hopping clowns? Our own Jesse Lab found It Chapter Two's lengthy runtime to drag, and its welcome fizzle out, box office numbers on the Stephen King sequel would still indicate a wh...

 
 
 
 
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Joker takes top prize at the Venice Film Festival

Clearly people are head-over-heels for Todd Phillips' Joker. The marketing campaign and its trailers have garnered overwhelmingly positive chatter on social media, early reviews are mostly glowing, and excitement for a fresh take on the com...

 
 
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The Hawkeye series has found its showrunner

Hawkeye is set to be one of the bigger sells in Marvel Studios' push of content for Disney+, with Jeremy Renner set to reprise his role as the titular arrow-slinger. The streaming series is also to see the debut of Kate Bishop, who would ta...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Watch the first trailer for The Mandalorian now

At this point, The Mandalorian needs little in the way of introduction. It's the first live-action series in the Star Wars universe. It's showrun by the likes of Jon Favreau, with the oversight and input of creators like Dave Filoni (Star ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Where'd You Go, Bernadette

There's something exhilarating and befuddling in the structure to so many Richard Linklater films, at least to me. Where'd You Go, Bernadette, the American independent's latest feature, is certainly based upon the 2012 novel of the same nam...

 
 
 
 
 
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Explore the great outdoors with James Wan in The Troop

James Wan is just becoming more and more prolific in Hollywood, between his DC gigs and the Wan-verse, the Conjuring-led slate of horror films he's directed and produced; I'm coining the term now, feel free to use it. Carving a bloody name ...

 
 
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Review: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Why do we watch movies or read books? Stories are often a form of entertainment, capable of inspiring, enlightening us, , instilling joy, or... terror. There's little you can't do with an open mind and a blank sheet of paper (or a laptop an...

 
 
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Review: The Nightingale

The Nightingale is a rough film. Which is to say, it covers some serious ground in its trek across the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, and not to question its technical merits. Following her debut with The Babadook in 2014, Jennifer Kent conti...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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Sam Mendes takes us to the trenches with 1917

It feels like it's been awhile since we've heard from Sam Mendes. Giving us Skyfall in 2012 and Spectre in 2015, he's been Bond--I mean bound to franchise filmmaking for a great many years. Now taking a shot at the war film again (after 20...

 
 
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Fan favorites will rumble in DC's New Gods

Anyone following either Selma and When They See Us director Ava DuVernay or award-winning comics writer Tom King on Twitter knows at this point that DC's New Gods movie is shifting into high gear.

 
 
 
 


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