28 Jun

Michelle Rodriguez Threatens to Leave ‘Fast and Furious’ if Female Characters Don’t Get Better Parts

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The Fast and Furious movies have been paragons for diversity in action blockbusters, boasting a multiracial cast of Hispanic, black, and Asian characters long before superhero franchises caught on. It was in part thanks to the films’ street-racing roots in the Latino community, and in part due to star Vin Diesel‘s insistence on working with […]

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28 Jun

Edgar Wright on the Origins of ‘Baby Driver’ and Setting Car Chases to a Pop Soundtrack [Interview]

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The junket scene was not built for Edgar Wright. How do you have a proper conversation with the director of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and The World’s End in just a few minutes? You can’t. He’s too much of a raconteur, has too much to say, and you […]

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28 Jun

That Glasses-Free 3D ‘Avatar’ Story Isn’t Nearly as Definitive as the Internet Would Have You Believe

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You may have seen a lot of headlines in the past 24 hours about how James Cameron’s long-awaited Avatar 2 will feature glasses-free 3D technology. Cameron’s an innovative filmmaker who has been working on developing brand new tech for underwater motion capture for his ambitious sequels, and his entire career has basically been about pushing boundaries of what’s possible when it […]

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28 Jun

Neil Marshall on Going R-Rated With ‘Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen’

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Neil Marshall is not one to ever let an R-rating go to waste. From Dog Soldiers to The Descent to Doomsday, the filmmaker knows how to get bloody. He usually works with good old-fashioned practical effects for his blood and carnage – which is his plan for the Hellboy reboot. Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen, which […]

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28 Jun

/Answers: The Best Musical “Needle Drops” in the Movies (With Special Guest Edgar Wright)

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Every week in /Answers, we attempt to answer a new pop culture-related question. This week’s edition asks “What is your favorite “need drop” in the movies?” What use of a pre-existing song in a film stands out to you the most? As always, we have submissions from the /Film writing crew and podcast team. This week, we are also joined by director […]

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28 Jun

‘The Batman’ Director Matt Reeves Teases a ‘Noir-Driven, Detective’ Movie

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Fresh off the critical acclaim for his stunning War for the Planet of the Apes, director Matt Reeves is set on bringing a visionary take to his next franchise project, The Batman. Contrary to the grim, action-driven versions of Batman we’ve seen lately, Reeves says he wants to bring out the “noir” side in the World’s […]

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28 Jun

The Greatest Music Moments in Edgar Wright’s Filmography

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In 2005, I watched a new horror comedy titled Shaun of the Dead. I had not heard of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, or anyone involved with this quirky little piece of entertainment. And something struck me big time about this movie: the incredible editing and music choices. And since Shaun‘s release, Wright has proven that he is a […]

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28 Jun

A Majestical Photo: ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’ Star Julian Dennison Joins ‘Deadpool 2’

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Julian Dennison didn’t choose the superhero life, the superhero life chose him. Or rather, that’s how I like to think negotiations went down when the breakout star from Hunt for the Wilderpeople was announced to join the cast of Deadpool 2 — via a very fitting Instagram photo from Ryan Reynolds depicting the diminutive Dennison […]

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28 Jun

‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ Trailer: The Holidays Just Got Raunchier

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Who said that only men were allowed to star in raunchy comedies that hit big at the box office and receive sequels faster than you can blink? A Bad Moms Christmas, the follow-up to the 2016 hit Bad Moms, arrives later this year and as the title implies, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn are […]

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28 Jun

What ‘Batman & Robin’ Can Teach Us on Its 20th Anniversary

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Often when we look at movies that defined our youth, we attempt to cling onto some aspect of nostalgia that can repair any visible flaws. Maybe it saved you from the boredom of summer. Maybe it kept you company during a sick day at home. Everyone has that movie, the one they will defend against any sort of […]

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