31 Jan

Hulu is Now Planning to Run Ads When Users Pause Videos

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Hulu is planning to roll out a new advertising format. The streaming service will soon start testing ads that play when users pause the video, an attempt to target binge-watchers who have begun to cut the cord for linear TV in favor of digital streaming. But it probably won’t gain them any fans among users […]

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31 Jan

Now Scream This: Film Festival Horror Movies Streaming Right Now

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(Welcome to Now Scream This, a column where horror experts Chris Evangelista and Matt Donato tell you what scary, spooky, and spine-tingling movies are streaming and where you can watch them.) Matt: With Chris away having all his fun at Utah’s Sundance Film Festival, I thought it fitting to theme this week’s “Now Scream This” around […]

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31 Jan

‘Wild Wild Country’ Movie In The Works With Priyanka Chopra Playing Real-Life Supervillain Ma Anand Sheela

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The Netflix true crime documentary series Wild Wild Country is getting a feature adaptation, with Priyanka Chopra starring. The doc followed the true story of Indian spiritual guru Bhagwan Rajneesh, who set up a community in Oregon. The community was intended to be a utopia, but resentment from locals, mixed with criminal activities from the inside, eventually […]

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31 Jan

‘The Nightingale’ Review: Jennifer Kent’s Revenge Drama is Unrelentingly Cruel, Yet Essential Viewing [Sundance]

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How much brutality can you take from a movie? How much is too much? How many scenes of pain, suffering and bloodletting can you stand before you throw up your hands and cry uncle? With The Nightingale, her follow-up to the horror hit The Babadook, director Jennifer Kent seems to posing those direct questions to the […]

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31 Jan

‘Hidden Figures’ Director Heads to ‘Harry’s All Night Hamburgers’ to Direct a Universe-Hopping Romance

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Do you like adventurous sci-fi movies tinged with romance and adventure? If yes, you should put Harry’s All Night Hamburgers on your radar. Theodore “Ted” Melfi, the filmmaker behind Hidden Figures and St. Vincent, is in final discussions to direct the Black List-approved screenplay, and this sounds like it could be your next favorite movie. Steve […]

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31 Jan

‘Kingdom Hearts’ Plot Explained: Everything You Need to Know About This Wild Disney/Anime RPG

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It’s been 13 years since Kingdom Hearts 2 came out, which means you’re going to need to do more than blow on a dusty cartridge to revive those memories of the video game franchise. Kingdom Hearts 3 drops you right in the middle of 10 years worth of story which, somewhat counterintuitively, has been going strong in […]

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31 Jan

Ultraviolet, One of the Earliest Digital Movie Lockers, is Shutting Down

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When studios first started offering digital copies of movies with home video releases on Blu-ray and DVD, Ultraviolet was one of the first services to host a library of titles for customers. Now the company is shutting down. The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) announced that the Ultraviolet digital movie locker will shut down this […]

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31 Jan

Another ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ Trailer: Gidget Learns to Act Like a Cat

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Universal and Illumination Entertainment have released at least 57 trailers for this summer’s sequel The Secret Life of Pets 2. In addition to the traditional teaser trailer, there have been character-centric teases featuring Chloe the Cat, the superhero bunny Snowball, and the new character Daisy. Now it’s Jenny Slate as the poodle Gidget taking the […]

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31 Jan

‘Fighting with My Family’ Review: Stephen Merchant Gives WWE Fans the Wrestling Movie They Deserve

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Dwayne Johnson now has a huge blockbuster career, but before that, he was one of the most popular professional wrestlers in the world. Now he’s returning to his roots as himself in the new comedy Fighting with My Family, written and directed by Stephen Merchant, the creator of the UK version of The Office. But this […]

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31 Jan

‘You’ Season 2 Stalks New Female Lead From ‘Haunting of Hill House’

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You, the hit series that has everyone saying, “Hmm, maybe murderers are handsome?”, is getting a second season courtesy of Netflix, and has found its latest stalking victim. Victoria Pedretti, who turned in an incredible performance on Netflix’s Haunting of Hill House, will play Love Quinn, who catches the eye of murderer Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley). More on You season […]

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