28 Apr

#JusticeForHan: Does the ‘Fast and Furious’ Franchise Owe Fans Some Answers?

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(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, and opinionated about something that makes us very happy…or fills us with indescribable rage. In this edition: what’s up with that #JusticeForHan movement, anyway?) If you’re a fan of the Fast and Furious movies and you’ve seen The Fate of the Furious, you might have experienced a nagging feeling in the […]

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28 Apr

’13 Reasons Why’ Already Has a Season 2 Writer’s Room

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If the buzz around the hit Netflix show 13 Reasons Why — and the fact that Riverdale regular Ross Butler left the series due “other commitments” — wasn’t enough to confirm a second season, then this news is. Reports say that a writer’s room for 13 Reasons Why has been working on a second season […]

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28 Apr

/Response: Your Favorite Movie Gunfights

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(Welcome to /Response, the companion piece to our /Answers series and a space where /Film readers can chime in and offer their two cents on a particular question.) Earlier this week, the /Film team wrote about their favorite movie gunfights of all time. We then opened the floor to our readers: what is your favorite cinematic gun battle? And […]

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28 Apr

Final Form of Groot Has Not Been Seen Yet, Says Vin Diesel

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Baby Groot may be the star of the show in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but he won’t be a baby forever. And wait ’til you see him at his peak, Vin Diesel — forever his own best hype man — says. According to Diesel, you haven’t seen nothing yet of Groot. In fact, […]

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28 Apr

10 Years Later, ‘The Host’ is Still One of the Greatest Monster Movies Ever Made

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When The Host was first released, it broke box office records in South Korea, and received critical acclaim upon its festival and stateside debut. It’s been a decade since then, and in the intervening years, the movie’s reputation as a masterpiece has only solidified. Directed by Bong Joon-ho (Memories of Murder, Mother, and more recently Snowpiercer), the film […]

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28 Apr

Patty Jenkins Already Looking at ‘Wonder Woman 2’: What Should It Be About?

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Wonder Woman hasn’t hit theaters yet (though you wouldn’t know from the lack of marketing for the first solo female superhero movie of the modern age), but director Patty Jenkins already has an idea for a sequel. There’s no guarantee for Wonder Woman 2 as of yet, since Warner Bros. has not confirmed a sequel, […]

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28 Apr

The 25 Best Manipulated Versions of Studio Logos

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Studio logos serve a general purpose for any movie. They can suggest a type of film – people have a basic idea of what a Disney movie entails – or simply a sense of pomp and circumstance. While there’s no shortage of studio or production company logos, there aren’t as many cases of filmmakers playing […]

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28 Apr

Patty Jenkins is on Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ List; Robert Zemeckis Takes a Meeting For ‘The Flash’

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Dwayne Johnson starts shooting Jungle Cruise spring of next year. Who’s someone the wildly charismatic actor wouldn’t mind behind the camera on the Disney project? Wonder Woman helmer Patty Jenkins. Speaking of the DCEU, Robert Zemeckis has had a meeting or two about Barry Allen (Ezra Miller). Below, Dwayne Johnson talks about a potential Jungle Cruise director in his eyes and we […]

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28 Apr

‘Sleight’ Director JD Dillard On How He Went From Bad Robot Receptionist To Sundance Sensation

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Sleight hits theaters this week, and I loved this film when I saw it at Sundance last year. A few weeks back I sat down with director J.D. Dillard for an interview. We talk about how he started as a receptionist at J.J. Abrams’ production company Bad Robot, worked on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, […]

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28 Apr

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and the Unbearable Likeness to Today’s Political Climate

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The first three episodes of The Handmaid’s Tale are harrowing to watch. Not because they contain the systematic rape of women, nor is it the violent realization of misogyny and the patriarchy that is the dystopic Republic of Gilead. It’s because the story by Margaret Atwood — originally written in 1985 — is so alarmingly […]

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