15 Oct

‘Shoplifters’ Review: This Year’s Palme d’Or Winner Lives Up to the Hype [Festival du Nouveau Cinéma]

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Winning the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival is, in artier circles, more prestigious than the Academy Award. It represents the winning film out of an official selection that’s notoriously difficult to get into in the first place. Some Palme d’Or winners are grand, sweeping works of high cinema; some are politically searing; and […]

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15 Oct

‘Bodyguard’ Trailer: ‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Richard Madden Leads Explosive Netflix Series

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What happens when a secret service agent is assigned to protect someone with political views he absolutely despises? That’s the elevator pitch for a new TV drama called Bodyguard, which is coming to Netflix in just over two weeks. The show, which stars Richard Madden (Robb Stark from Game of Thrones) and Keeley Hawes (High […]

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15 Oct

Is the DC Universe Streaming Service Worth the Price? A Review After One Month

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On September 15, a day also known as Batman Day, DC Entertainment launched its DC Universe streaming platform, a service that aims to cater to those who want to become immersed in the DC world. On October 12, the platform premiered its first original show — Titans — which to date is best known for showing a […]

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15 Oct

‘Avengers 4’: Things Are “Only Going to Get Worse,” Warns Elizabeth Olsen

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The ending of Avengers: Infinity War was so devastating that Marvel even held grief counseling sessions for fans too distraught over the Marvel Studios film. But prepare your tissues, because Elizabeth Olsen warns that Avengers 4 is going to be even worse. Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War below. Things weren’t looking great for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes at the end […]

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15 Oct

‘Watchmen’ TV Series First Look Arrives as Production Begins

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The Watchman TV series has begun production, and to kick things off, we have our first official look from the series. Don’t get too excited, though – while the image shows someone in uniform, it’s probably not a superhero. The image certainly paints a portrait of a dark dystopian landscape, though. See the Watchmen TV series first look below. View […]

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15 Oct

Jack Bannon to Play Young, Sexy Alfred in Batman-Free Series No One Asked For

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Breaking news: the hot young Alfred show is still happening, and hot young Alfred has been found. Jack Bannon, who appeared in The Imitation Game and on Ripper Street, will play the future butler in Pennyworth, a new EPIX series. It seems that before Alfred started washing Batman’s socks and dusting the many bookcases in Wayne Manor, he […]

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15 Oct

‘Doctor Who’ Races to Establish a New Era With “The Ghost Monument”

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Well, I asked for something more visually impressive, and I got it. “The Ghost Monument” might be the most cinematic episode of Doctor Who yet, with the BBC likely pouring lots of money into those sweeping drone shots and the on-location shoot in South Africa. Where the charming but mostly competent season premiere felt almost suffocatingly small, […]

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15 Oct

Bond Watch: ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Could Be Next 007, Says Totally Unsubstantiated Rumor

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While the James Bond franchise is preparing to have director Cary Fukunaga take over 007’s next mission that was previously in the hands of Danny Boyle, a new rumor indicates what might be happening once Daniel Craig hangs up the tuxedo. Word on the streets of London is that James Bond franchise producers may be […]

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15 Oct

‘Dracula’ Series From ‘Sherlock’ Creators Coming to Netflix, BBC

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Get ready for (another) sexy, young Dracula. The creators behind BBC’s acclaimed series Sherlock are about to sink their teeth into the iconic vampire with a new Dracula series that will debut on both Netflix and BBC.  Variety reports that Netflix and BBC are teaming up for a Dracula series helmed by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, the co-creators behind the wildly popular […]

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15 Oct

Original ‘Aladdin’ Screenwriter Isn’t Happy About Lack of Compensation for Live-Action Remake

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Last week, the first teaser for Disney’s live-action remake of their contemporary classic Aladdin arrived with middling reactions. With the exception of a few key establishing shots of the city of Agrabah and the Cave of Wonders, as well as the first glimpse at Mena Massoud as Aladdin reaching for the genie’s lamp, the teaser […]

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