31 Dec

The Morning Watch: A Disco ‘Star Wars’ Christmas Light Display, ‘Cobra Kai’ Recap Before Season 3 & 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, we don’t care if Christmas is over, because […]

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31 Dec

Superhero Bits: Spider-Man Gets a New Suit in 2021, A Hilarious ‘Detective Chimp’ Movie Pitch & More

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What is this new suit that Spider-Man is getting in Marvel Comics next year? What’s the latest from Ray Fisher on the Justice League controversy? What other superheroes would Patty Jenkins be interested in tackling? Want to hear a hilarious pitch for a Detective Chimp movie? Who would James Gunn want to put in a […]

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31 Dec

Warner Bros, Disney, Netflix, and Sony Have Invested in Ava DuVernay’s Diversity Database for Hiring Film Crews

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The film industry’s systemic struggles with hiring non-white actors have been well documented, but director Ava DuVernay knows that what’s in front of the camera is only half the battle. It’s important that attention be paid to diversity efforts on film crews, as well. Through her nonprofit company Array Alliance, DuVernay has created a diversity […]

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31 Dec

‘The Boss Baby 2’ Pencils in a New Release Date for September 2021

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Talk about a demotion. The Boss Baby 2 will have to boss at a later date, thanks to a new release date move from Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation. Which means fans of Alec Baldwin‘s fast-talking baby will need tp pencil in a new date to go to theaters. Variety reports that the animated comedy sequel The […]

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30 Dec

AMC Continues to Struggle, Selling Even More Shares to Stay Afloat

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The future of movie theaters remains somewhat up in the air right now, and AMC – the largest theater chain in the United States – is suffering. As a result, AMC has just filed to sell up to 50 million more shares of stock with the hopes of staying solvent (solvency allows a company to meet […]

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30 Dec

Water Cooler: Wonder Woman 1984, Tenet, His House, Hunter Hunter, Soul, Flight Attendant, Sylvie’s Love, Trial of the Chicago 7, Death to 2020 & More 

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On the December 30, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. At The Water Cooler: What we’ve been Doing: […]

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30 Dec

‘Demon Slayer’ Surpasses ‘Spirited Away’ as Japan’s Highest-Grossing Film

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Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 masterpiece Spirited Away was a major global crossover hit — a critical and commercial success that earned the animated film an Oscar, and the title as Japan’s highest-grossing film in history, beating out Hollywood blockbuster Titanic. But 19 years after its release, Spirited Away has lost its crown to Demon Slayer. Demon Slayer — Kimetsu no Yaiba […]

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30 Dec

Michael Jai White Weighs In on ‘Spawn’ Reboot Featuring an “Ethereal Fog” Version of Spawn

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Todd McFarlane has been talking about a Spawn reboot movie since at least 2007, and eventually, Blumhouse got involved – but nothing has materialized. Even after announcing that both Jamie Foxx and Jeremy Renner would both appear in the reboot, there’s been almost no real movement on the project. It’s gotten to the point where McFarlane’s Spawn reboot feels […]

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30 Dec

Steven Soderbergh Nearly Made a James Bond Movie – Here’s Why It Didn’t Happen

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The name’s Soderbergh. Steven Soderbergh. The prolific filmmaker behind Ocean’s Eleven, Traffic, Erin Brockovich, and dozens of other movies recently confirmed that he once came close to directing a James Bond film. Read his quotes about that time and how he was able to channel some of his ideas for the world’s most famous spy […]

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30 Dec

Most Film & TV Productions Will Extend Hiatus Through at Least Mid-January Due to COVID-19 Surge

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Over the holiday weekend, the Los Angeles County Health Department requested that film, television, and music productions consider pausing work for a few weeks to avoid increasing the spread of COVID-19 as the pandemic surges again in California. In response, the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has confirmed that most […]

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