1 May

Dispatches from the MCU: Surviving a 30-hour Marvel Movie Marathon Before ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

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It’s 3:30 AM and my body hates me. My butt is numb, my back hurts, and my eyes are watering from staring at a movie screen for the past 14 hours. My brain is sludge, as is my stomach, and I stare with grim regret at the empty pizza boxes and popcorn buckets surrounding me. […]

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1 May

Taika Waititi and James Gunn Both Contributed Ideas to ‘Infinity War’

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Hey, have you heard there’s a new Avengers movie in theaters? Crazy, I know! It’s called Avengers: Infinity War, and as the film climbs higher and higher to box office triumph, more and more stories about the film are filtering in. For instance: we now know more about how Taika Waititi and James Gunn contributed to the film. While Christopher […]

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1 May

LOL: ‘The Good Place’ Writer Megan Amram Is Trying to Win an Emmy with a Very Meta Web Series

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The Emmy is a coveted award among television talents both in front of and behind the camera, but there are varying levels of Emmys among the various kinds of media out there. One of the Emmy categories created by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences rewards short-form series, which basically allows any Tom, Dick […]

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1 May

James Cameron Loves ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ But Says It Lacks “Emotional Balls”

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James Cameron has been in the internet’s hot seat lately for saying a lot of dumb, polarizing things. But this one may take the cake. Cameron was asked about his cinematic influences that helped him shape his decades-long career as one of the sci-fi greats — one of which was understandably Stanley Kubrick’s seminal 2001: A Space […]

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1 May

The Morning Watch: What Went Wrong with ‘The Last Jedi’, James Cameron Answers Sci-Fi 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, a video essay explores what “went wrong” with […]

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1 May

Mel Gibson is Directing a WWII Thriller Called ‘Destroyer’, May Co-Star in ‘The Six Billion Dollar Man’

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In 2006, actor/director Mel Gibson was arrested for driving under the influence and went on a now-infamous rant using anti-Semitic, racist, and sexist comments. After apologizing and spending the next decade in director’s jail, he made a comeback with 2016’s Oscar-nominated Hacksaw Ridge and has eased his way back into the Hollywood limelight. Now his […]

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1 May

Daily Podcast: Avengers: Infinity War News and An Interview With Marvel Studios Head Kevin Feige

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On the April 30, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about a  bunch of news surrounding Avengers: Infinity War, and audio from my interview with Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige. You can subscribe to /Film Daily […]

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1 May

‘Manhunt’ Trailer: John Woo is Back and Sillier Than Ever

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John Woo returns to big, loud action filmmaking with Manhunt, which arrives on Netflix this week. It’s a silly yet entertaining thriller that finds the filmmaker embracing his trademarks and delivering a film overflowing with non-stop action. Watch the Manhunt trailer below. MANHUNT! It’s a film with a title that practically demands to be typed-out in all-caps […]

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