29 Dec

‘Leap!’ Trailer: Elle Fanning’s Dreams Take Flight in 19th Century Paris

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“Follow your dreams” may not be the theme of every animated movie ever made, but it is a common message for a bunch of them, from Moana to Sing. And next year brings yet one more in the same mold, Leap! directed by Eric Summer and Éric Warin. Elle Fanning voices the lead, a plucky young orphan named Félicie in Belle […]

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29 Dec

Ryan Gosling Will Play Neil Armstrong For ‘La La Land’ Director Damien Chazelle

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Every year is a good year for Ryan Gosling as long as he continues to look like Ryan Gosling, but 2016 was an especially good year to be Ryan Gosling. He’s probably going to snag his second Oscar nomination for his moving work in La La Land, he turned in one of the year’s best […]

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29 Dec

Kevin Costner Wants to Direct a 10-Hour Western

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If there’s one actor we’d like to see direct far more often, it’s Kevin Costner. It’s been 13 very long years since Costner helmed the terrific Open Range, which followed The Postman, an ambitious and puzzling misfire, and his grand directorial debut, Dances with Wolves. His first film clearly established he’s a real deal filmmaker, not an actor testing the […]

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29 Dec

Paul Feig, Mike Birbiglia, David Lowery & More Directors Pick Their Favorite Films of 2016

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We’ve already started posting our own retrospective lists of the Top 10 Movies of 2016, each one different from the next (Jacob Hall and David Chen have posted their lists so far), and next week will bring our cumulative list of /Film’s Top 15 Movies of 2016. In the meantime, why not find out which […]

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29 Dec

Theme Park Bits: ‘Star Wars’ Construction Updates, New Waterpark Patents, and Ride Refurbishments

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In this edition of Theme Park Bits: An updated look at Star Wars land at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Universal Studios files some very interesting waterpark patents. Disneyland Paris’ Big Thunder Mountain Railroad reopens following a lengthy refurbishment. Universal Studios’ Waterworld show is undergoing some renovations. How the Grinch stole the Universal Studios […]

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29 Dec

‘Ghost in the Shell’: Get Another Look at Scarlett Johansson as the Major

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Marvel may be reluctant to give Scarlett Johansson her own superhero movie, but everyone else in town seems determined to make her the next big action star. Next year sees her kicking high-tech ass in Ghost in the Shell, Rupert Sanders‘ adaptation of the iconic Japanese manga. Today, a new Ghost in the Shell image offers a new look […]

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29 Dec

The Best Movies Coming To Netflix In January 2017

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It’s almost time for the new year, and you can ring in 2017 by checking out a bunch of new movies that are hitting Netflix. There are some classic contemporary films from comedy, sci-fi and horror coming to the streaming service, as well as all of the Superman movies that arrived before the DC Extended […]

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29 Dec

27 Movie Moments We Loved in 2016

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This article was written by Jacob Hall and Angie Han. This is not a list of the best movies of 2016. We have personal top 10 lists for that. On this list, you will find movies we loved, movies we didn’t love, and movies that aren’t a part of the end-of-the-year conversation. For inclusion on […]

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29 Dec

‘The OA’ Ending: Creators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij on That Controversial Finale

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It’s been almost two weeks since Netflix dropped The OA, Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij‘s sci-fi thriller oddity. Which means a bunch of you have probably finished it by now. And if you’ve come to the end, you likely have some questions, starting with “Wait, what?” In a series of recent interviews, Marling and Batmanglij have offered their thoughts […]

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29 Dec

Carrie Fisher, Script Doctor: Her Unknown Legacy Examined

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This week we’ve all been thinking about Carrie Fisher, who died earlier this week at the age of 60. While most people know her for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a lot of people don’t realize that her written career spans farther than the bestselling books and novels that she […]

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