30 Jun

‘Wonder Woman’ Leaps Past ‘Batman v. Superman’ as the Highest-Grossing DCEU Movie

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Don’t mess with Diana of Themyscira. Wonder Woman has shattered box office records as the highest-grossing live-action film directed by a woman, and now it’s making leaps and bounds past its DC Film predecessors. In just four weeks, Wonder Woman breezed past the 14-week run of Suicide Squad and has has become the highest-grossing DC Extended Universe […]

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30 Jun

‘Valerian’ Opening Scene Will Play Before ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ in Select Theaters

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Ever since the first trailer for The Fifth Element director Luc Besson’s sci-fi film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets premiered, I had a sinking feeling that the movie could be one of those films that’s beloved by the people who seek it out, but had the potential to be largely ignored by general moviegoing […]

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30 Jun

Disney is Removing an Iconic Scene From Its ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Rides

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Whenever Disney tampers with their most beloved and iconic theme park rides in any way, fans have the habit of decrying whatever adjustments are being made and shouting “Walt would never have approved this!” Sometimes, the outrage is justified. Sometimes, it’s not. But it’s no wonder that news of a major alteration to a famous […]

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30 Jun

‘The Beguiled’ Director Sofia Coppola on Making Gothic Drama and Avoiding the Original [Interview]

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With The Beguiled, Sofia Coppola has made her first adaptation and remake. The filmmaker’s retelling has little in common with Don Siegel’s 1971 film, though. Coppola was more interested in adapting Thomas P. Cullinan‘s A Painted Veil than remaking Siegel’s movie, which features a drastically different depiction of the all-girls school, led by Miss Martha (Nicole Kidman), and […]

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30 Jun

Fox Schedules Six Mystery Marvel Movies Through 2021

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20th Century Fox has had their hits and misses when it comes to superhero movies, but there’s no overlooking the fact that the studio has some of the biggest critical and commercial hits at the box office outside of Marvel Studios. Despite the well-documented messy chronology of the X-Men series, Fox is on a roll […]

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30 Jun

Exploring the Movie References and Homages in Edgar Wright’s Work

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Every director claims to be a movie geek. But there’s movie geeks, and then there’s Edgar Wright. The director, who casually drops lists of his 1000 favorite films when he’s not working, seems to view movie references as a bit of a sport. If you’re not spotting at least a dozen influences or outright homages […]

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30 Jun

Marvel Won’t Let Tom Holland Read the ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Script Because He Can’t Keep a Secret

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It’s no secret that Tom Holland can’t keep a secret. The Spider-Man: Homecoming star has caused a lot of grief for the Marvel marketing machine and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, who keep a famously tight lid on plot secrets and details to build up anticipation for their growing slate of movies. It’s gotten so […]

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30 Jun

Edgar Wright Gushes About 10 Movies That Influenced ‘Baby Driver’: Part 2

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Leading up to the release of Baby Driver, director Edgar Wright was a guest programmer at the British Film Institute for a series of films under the banner Car Car Land. The filmmaker rounded up 10 of the movies that influenced Baby Driver in some way for cinephiles in London to enjoy. Since not everyone […]

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30 Jun

‘Rick and Morty’ Season 3 Finally Gets a Release Date Along with a New Trailer

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Wubba lubba dub dub! Attention, Rick and Morty fans, we officially know how much longer you’ll have to wait before seeing the rest of the third season of the Adult Swim animated series. Fans have been desperate for more from the sci-fi comedy series ever since the surprise season premiere on April Fools’ Day, and […]

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30 Jun

‘Despicable Me 3’ Review: An Exhausting Sitcom Held Aloft By Steve Carell

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In just seven years, Illumination Entertainment has turned the grouchy, pointy-nosed villain Gru and his yellow Minions into some of the most recognizable characters in all of pop culture. They’ve starred in multiple movies, they show up in theme parks, you can buy their toys, and so on. The characters are ubiquitous. This feat of […]

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