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The Little Mermaid may be taking Javier Bardem unda da sea

Disney has gone from trickling out information regarding its Little Mermaid live-action remake to outright pouring it from a bucket. In a new report from The Hollywood Reporter, it seems Javier Bardem is in talks to play King Triton in the ...

 
 
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2019's Emmy nominees include lots of HBO and Netflix shows

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced this year's Emmy nominees and the list sees a lot of HBO and Netflix shows. It seems the rise of streaming services is starting to become too big to ignore because each company is up...

 
 
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Taika Waititi to direct Thor 4, Akira film on hold

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Taika Waititi will be returning to the MCU for the follow-up to Thor: Ragnarok. Injecting some much-needed levity and spunk into the Asgardian god, Waititi's turn for the MCU resulted in my personal...

 
 
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Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach set to write the Barbie film

The upcoming Margot Robbie led/produced Barbie film may be getting quite the writing duo on board. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach have been tapped for writing duties on the big screen adapt...

 
 
 
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Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters nabs a few more cast members

According to a new report from Variety, sources have confirmed that Celeste O'Connor and Logan Kim have signed on to join Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters. Both have been cast in undefined roles for the film. The two will join Paul Rudd, Carrie...

 
 
 
 
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Review: The Haunting of Sharon Tate

It seems that with his recent death, Charles Manson has come back into vogue among purveyors of the horrific aspects of the human psyche. I for one never got the fascination as he was nothing more than a psychopathic racist who used drugs a...

 
 
 
 
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Cannes 2019 will not host any Netflix films

Netflix may be an extremely popular service for watching films, but the old guard of critics and film institutions haven't taken to it. With the company making a push into producing exclusive films, a lot of walls are starting to be erected...

 
 
 
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Here are five better names for the solo Harley Quinn movie

Warner Bros. has just announced the full title for the upcoming Cathy Yan directed Birds of Prey film. Instead of keeping things simple, we now have a gigantic run-on sentence to contend with. When shopping for the Blu-ray in the future, ma...

 
 
 
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood casts Damon Herriman as Manson

Casting news continues to pour in for Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Justified's Damon Herriman was cast in a supporting role as Charles Manson, the neighbor of the characters played by Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio. W...

 
 
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Your Friends revival isn't happening

Everyone loves a reboot. Everyone loves a revival. There's no better way to sink into the cushy memory of the past than to experience something old - but made new again. In this modern age, it's increasingly probable, profitable and pawnabl...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Disney to Shut Down Magic of Animation Attraction this July

Disney recently announced that they would be shutting down the Magic of Disney Animation attraction at its Hollywood Studos theme park on July 12th. The attraction originally opened with the park in 1989 and allowed audiences to watch Disne...

 
 
 
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Trailer: Maps to the Stars

By now, we all know that there's plenty of reasons for the rich and famous to be miserable. The cost of fame is high, and it can ripple through generations. That looks to be what David Cronenberg's new film Maps to the Stars is about....

 
 
 
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A look at the 2014 Oscar Nominated Animated Short Films

One easily overlooked part of the flurry of The Academy Awards is the shorts sections. Perhaps they seem less interesting or less consequential due to their bite-size nature, but to me, short films are often all the more accessible and feas...

 
 
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Before VFX: An apology to the Visual Effects community

If you spend any significant amount of time on film- or tech-oriented websites, you've probably seen some coverage of the controversy surrounding the playing-off of Life of Pi's VFX supervisor, whose company is about to file for bankruptcy,...

 
 
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Book: Hollywood Movie Stills (Updated Edition)

Earlier this week, an updated edition of Hollywood Movie Stills by Joel W. Finler was released by Titan Books. It chronicles the history and art of movie still photography from the earliest days of film through the 1960s, with little snippe...

 
 
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Poster for Rock of Ages is glamorous silliness

As we've seen in the past couple trailers for Rock of Ages, this musical to movie adaptation seems like basically nothing but loud, sweeping musical numbers with heaping spoonfuls of Hollywood nostalgia. This new poster for Rock of Ages und...

 
 




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Luz"The creativity of constraint"

 

SXSW The Art of Self-Defense"Masculinity deconstructed"

 

The Lion King"Play it again, Simba"

 

Iron Sky: The Coming Race"Bigger budget, older jokes"

 

Stuber"The Lyft of buddy cop Uber movies "

 

Crawl"Small spaces"

 

The Farewell"Sad, funny, but most importantly honest"

 

Darlin'"Feral and tender"

 

Midsommar"Sumer is Icumen in"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episode 7 - "Toldja""Everyone is here (and lacking common sense)!"

 

Ophelia"Hamlet 2.0"

 

Maiden"Girls to the front, go rock the boat"

 

Yesterday"Nowhere man"

 

Spider-Man: Far from Home"EuroTrip except with superhero violence instead of sex"

 

The Third Wife"Fate has the upper hand."

 

Toy Story 4"An existential nightmare (for kids!)"

 

Jessica Jones Season 3"What is your truth?"

 

Men in Black: "Oh, they have crap overseas too!"

 

The Dead Don't Die"Shambling wreck or full of brains?"