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Sesame Street might murder Melissa McCarthy

Don't fuck with the street. That's the message Sesame Street producers are sending to the makers of Melissa McCarthy's forthcoming puppet comedy, The Happytime Murders, with a brand-new lawsuit featuring undisclosed damages. Citing th...

 
 
 
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AMC threatens legal action against MoviePass

Yesterday, MoviePass, a company that allows its subscribers to see unlimited movies for a monthly fee, slashed the price of that fee. The internet ran with it, and now MoviePass is trending all over the web, especially on reddit. User Mdude...

 
 
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Tony Jaa may get sued for being in Fast and Furious 7

The news about Kurt Russell and Tony Jaa joining Fast and Furious 7 sounds great... unless you're Thai production company Sahamongkol. Studio head Sia Jiang, director Prachya Pinkaew, and fight choreographer Panna Rittikrai held a press con...

 
 
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Guy sues Hangover II producers because reasons

PREVIOUSLY ON LAWSUIT: Mike Tyson's tattoo artist sues Warner Brothers and then settles out of court.  This latest lawsuit comes from a guy named Michael Alan Rubin. Rubin says that the sequel was based off of a script he sen...

 
 
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Woman says Drive is anti-Semitic, sues over the trailer

The best film of the year has come under fire from a Michigan woman named Sarah Deming. Ms. Deming, who is a terrible, stupid person, saw the trailer for Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive and went in expecting something akin to the The...

 
 
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Iranian actress gets jailed and lashed for acting

In news that is sure to get civil rights advocates steaming, an Iranian woman has been jailed for appearing in a film critical of the Iranian government's stance on freedom of speech. Actress Marzieh Vafamehr was arrested last July and rece...

 
 
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Password sharing is now illegal in Tennessee

If you live in Tennessee and like showing people cool stuff using Netflix, Hulu Plus, Rhapsody, or anything other subscription-based streaming service, it may be time to move. On May 18th, a new bill was passed by the Tennessee state senate...

 
 
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Spanish film festival charged for showing A Serbian Film

The art hating public prosecutor of Barcelona has charged the Sitges Film Festival, as well as the program’s director Angel Sala, with exhibition of child pornography for showcasing an uncut version of the horrific A Serbian Film. As ...

 
 
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Woman gets sued by Fox for posting 100 scripts online

Movie scripts can provide an interesting look into how movies are conceptualized. They can show both how well-planned that one favorite scene was and how much the director made things up on the spot. But unless you're trying to learn from t...

 
 




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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?"