29 Jan

‘Rick and Morty’ Gets Trapped in a ‘Pringles’ Super Bowl Commercial

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We’ve already seen The Shining used to shamelessly sell Mountain Dew Zero Sugar with Bryan Cranston, and Bill Murray is coming back for a Groundhog Day follow-up, all for this weekend’s Super Bowl. But as we previously reported, Rick and Morty is also getting in on the Big Game this year as part of a […]

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29 Jan

The Morning Watch: How ‘Rocketman’ Went Back to 1970s LA, Jodie Whittaker Answers ‘Doctor Who’ Questions & More

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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, Rocketman production designer Marcus Rowland explained how he […]

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29 Jan

Superhero Bits: ‘Arrow’ Finale Marks the End of an Era, James Marsden Down to Enter the MCU & More

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Which Marvel Comics villain is coming to Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 on Nintendo Switch? Where did Birds of Prey star Jurnee Smollett-Bell draw inspiration for the Canary Cry? Which Marvel Comics character may be coming to the MCU in Thor: Love & Thunder or Loki? Want to see some alternate designs for the quantum realm […]

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29 Jan

‘Amulet’ Review: Atmosphere Can’t Save This Utter Bore [Sundance 2020]

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Amulet is the type of film where you spend more time noticing the production design than you do giving a shit about the story. A painfully slow slog, this horror film from Romola Garai has plenty of good ideas and a few neat creature effects, but that’s not enough to salvage things. Some may come […]

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29 Jan

Andy Samberg’s ‘Palm Springs’ Breaks Sundance Sales Records — By 69 Cents

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Andy Samberg’s Palm Springs just broke the nicest records at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival this year. Hulu and Neon acquired the romantic-comedy for $17.5 million…and 69 cents. The number broke Sundance sale records for the biggest acquisition deal, sailing past Nate Parker’s 2016 film The Birth of a Nation by, yes, 69 cents. And while Hulu and […]

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29 Jan

‘Omniboat’ Review: This Boat-Centric Miami Anthology Comedy Defies Nearly All Description [Sundance 2020]

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Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia is the wildest movie of Sundance 2020, and maybe the most outlandish film at the festival since Daniel Radcliffe played a farting corpse in 2016’s Swiss Army Man. Unsurprisingly, Daniels (the directing duo responsible for that endearingly odd gem) are also partially responsible for Omniboat, an anthology-style love letter to […]

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28 Jan

Bill Murray is Living Through ‘Groundhog Day’ Again For a Super Bowl Commercial

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Talk about déja vu. Bill Murray is reprising his role as the cynical TV weatherman in a Groundhog Day Super Bowl commercial for Jeep, which has been spotted filming in the town of Woodstick, Illinois, where the 1993 comedy classic was first shot. It’s the kind of movie tie-in that Super Bowl advertisers, whose big-budget commercials have […]

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28 Jan

‘Parasite’ Editor Jinmo Yang on Subtlety and the Time Director Bong Joon-ho Apologized to Him [Interview]

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What praise is left to offer for Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite that someone has not yet said? From debuting to the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival to earning the first ever Oscar nominations for South Korea, this riveting masterpiece gained fans among critics, moviegoers and industry folk at every turn this season. With the […]

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28 Jan

‘Under the Skin’ TV Series Sparks Bidding War Between Original Film’s Financier and A24

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Under the Skin is a dramatic sci-fi thriller starring Scarlett Johansson, and now it could be on the verge of being turned into a TV series. But it’s a rather complicated affair. After earning rave reviews from critics out of the Telluride Film Festival, Under the Skin was released in the spring of 2014, earning […]

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28 Jan

‘McMillions’ Review: The Great McDonald’s Monopoly Con Gets a Funny, Shocking Documentary [Sundance 2020]

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McDonald’s made a killing with their Monopoly games – simply peel a card off a box of fries or a sweating cup of soda and you could be a winner! But there was a catch – a catch that McDonald’s wasn’t even aware of. While everyday ordinary people were able to win themselves free burgers, […]

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