30 Jan

Linda Hamilton Would Like to Be Done With ‘Terminator’, Just Like Everyone Else in the World

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Can we all finally agree that there shouldn’t be any more Terminator movies? The latest film, Terminator: Dark Fate, wasn’t that bad, but it also wasn’t great, either. And it failed to find an audience to boot. That’s probably a sign that the world is done with the Terminator franchise, and one of the franchise’s biggest stars is […]

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30 Jan

‘Langdon’ TV Series Based on the ‘Da Vinci Code’ and ‘Inferno’ Character Gets NBC Pilot Order

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Call your mom and tell her her favorite beach read character is coming back, baby! Yes, that’s right, Robert Langdon, the guy who is good at solving puzzles or something like that, is getting his own TV show. NBC just put in a pilot order for Langdon, based on the Dan Brown book The Lost Symbol. The […]

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30 Jan

The Short of It: Reviewing the 2020 Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts

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Documentary shorts are perhaps the least glamorized category of films to be recognized at the Academy Awards. With very little chance of theatrical release and usually produced as television programming, documentary shorts are often the result of hours upon hours of filmmaking without the attention that feature documentaries receive and without comparable monetary or professional […]

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30 Jan

New ‘Matilda’ Movie in the Works Based on the Tony Award-Winning Musical

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In 1988, author Roald Dahl published Matilda, a book about an exceptionally smart young girl who develops telekinetic powers and thwarts her overbearing and evil headmistress. The story was adapted into a movie in 1996 and a stage production in 2010, the latter of which won five Tony Awards and became a long-running hit. Now, […]

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30 Jan

The Clock Tower: Let’s Say Goodbye to ‘Arrow’

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(Welcome to The Clock Tower, where we’ll break down the goings on of the The CW network’s Arrowverse. We’ll touch on things like themes, cultural impact, lead-ins to major events, ships, and more every week! Warning: this Clock Tower is filled with spoilers. Proceed at your own risk.) What an odd week it was! It […]

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30 Jan

Celluloid Lives: Major Studios Renew Deal with Kodak to Facilitate Shooting on Film

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In a primarily digital era, it seems like even household name directors like Christopher Nolan and Quentin Tarantino have to battle for the right to shoot their movies on film. Those two directors were part of a group which led the charge back in 2015 to convince the studios to sign a deal with Kodak, […]

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30 Jan

Confirmed: A Life-Sized Spider-Man Animatronic Will Be Flung Through the Air Above Disneyland’s Marvel Land

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Fans have long speculated that Disneyland’s Avengers Campus would feature a life-size Spider-Man animatronic doing whatever a spider can, but now Disney has confirmed that a human-sized Spidey will literally be flung through the skies over the Marvel-themed section of the theme park. Check out some new footage of Spidey in his new costume flipping […]

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30 Jan

‘The Plot Against America’ Trailer Shows an Alternate, But Eerily Familiar, American History

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Philip Roth’s The Plot Against America is probably more relevant now than it was when published in 2004, and that should disturb everyone. Roth’s novel is getting the miniseries treatment from HBO, courtesy of The Wire creator David Simon. The story is set during World War II in an alternate America, where Charles Lindbergh wins the presidency and […]

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30 Jan

‘Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist’ Asks: Does the Ending of the Horror Classic Make Sense? [Sundance 2020]

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Alexandre O. Philippe loves to make movies about movies. His documentary work includes 78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene, which focused on Psycho, and the creation of its infamous shower scene, and Memory: The Origins of Alien, which thoughtfully explored what made, and still makes, Alien so special. Philippe keeps the trend going with Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist. As […]

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30 Jan

Paul Reubens Wants the Safdie Brothers to Make a Dark ‘Pee-wee Herman’ Reboot

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Once upon a time, Paul Reubens‘s character Pee-wee Herman was a huge deal. Starting off with a comedy special, graduating to a TV show, and then onto the big screen, the strange man-child character with a fondness for bow-ties and red bikes was a bonafide pop culture phenomenon. Then it all came crashing down when Reubens […]

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