28 Nov

‘The Dragon Prince’ Season 3 Review: Netflix’s Animated Fantasy Series Marches to War

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The Dragon Prince is marching toward war. Wonderstorm’s debut CGI-animated fantasy series hatched with promises in season one, paid off in serious sensations in season two, and now it’s wrapping up a chapter with a package of nine episodes. This review contains some spoilers for the new season. Prince Callum (Jack DeSena) and his elven […]

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28 Nov

Martin Scorsese Remembers ‘The Last Waltz’ Over 40 Years Later

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IMAGE From his work on assembling Woodstock 50 years ago through to his latest doc on Bob Dylan, Martin Scorsese has played as much of a role shaping documentary cinema as he has with his fiction projects. His 1978 film The Last Waltz is one of the greatest rock-docs of all time, showcasing the extraordinary […]

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28 Nov

Notes From an Unforgettable Afternoon With Sir Ian McKellen

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Sir Ian McKellen looks like he really enjoys being Sir Ian McKellen. During a two and a half hour one-man show in London, the legend sent electricity through the Harold Pinter Theater with his radiant joy and passion. He relished every line of dialogue he spoke, created a personable and direct dialogue with his captivated […]

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28 Nov

Is ‘Undercover Brother 2’ Out of Sight or Should It Have Stayed That Way?

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(Welcome to DTV Descent, a series that explores the weird and wild world of direct-to-video sequels to theatrically released movies. This week, we get down with a brand new sequel to an action/comedy from 2002.) Some people love to argue against sequels as failing to honor the original or failing to bring anything new to the table, but […]

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28 Nov

Seeing Double: ‘Deep Impact’ vs ‘Armageddon’ and the Collision of 1998’s Dueling Rockbusters

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(Welcome to Seeing Double, a series where two strangely similar films released around the same time are put head-to-head. This time, we look skyward once again only to see big rocks filling our view, heading our way, and putting a countdown on life as we know it.) We’re currently gizzard deep in the great aught streaming wars, and while it’s too early […]

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28 Nov

Watch: ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’ Gets a Heart-Warming, Holiday Sequel from…Xfinity?

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No one has been expecting a sequel to E.T. The Extra Terrestrial to come to fruition, and we certainly weren’t expecting one to drop on Thanksgiving. But here we are. During the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, a commercial for Xfinity aired featuring E.T. reuniting with his old friend Elliot just in time for the holidays. […]

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28 Nov

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ TV Spot Promises a Duel of the Fates

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Happy Thanksgiving! While most of us are taking the day off to stuff our faces, Star Wars rests for no one. There’s a new action-packed Rise of Skywalker TV spot, and, perhaps most exciting of all, it features one of the best pieces of Star Wars music in the history of the series: “Duel of the Fates.” Whatever […]

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28 Nov

Daily Podcast: The Russo Brothers Talk About 21 Bridges, Happy Endings, Life After Avengers: Endgame, and More [Interview]

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On the November 28, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson introduces an interview from Jack Giroux, /Film’s interviewer-at-large, with Anthony and Joe Russo, the producers of the Chadwick Boseman action thriller 21 Bridges. Opening Banter:    In Our Feature Presentation: ‘21 Bridges’ Producers the Russo Brothers Want to Keep Challenging Themselves […]

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28 Nov

Notes From the 2019 Los Cabos International Film Festival

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Does it make sense to fly to a tropical paradise and spend your time inside watching movies? Well, it helps if you’re invited to once again cover the Los Cabos International Film Festival, a jewel of Mexico’s fest slate located the tip of the Baja peninsula, home to some of the greatest films of the […]

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28 Nov

Movie Mixtape: 6 Movies to Keep Noirvember Going

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Noirvember, an excuse to spend a month watching all kins of film noir, ends in a few days, and it will last all year. That’s because it’s a spirit. An ethos. A perfect month-based pun that also happens to occur at the dimmed, icy time of year perfect for the genre. In other words, keep […]

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