30 Jun

The Daily Stream: The Enduring Weirdness and Unexpected Empathy of ‘Swiss Army Man’

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(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: Swiss Army Man Where You Can Stream It: Kanopy The Pitch: This one is derisively referred to as “That farting corpse movie,” infamous for debuting at […]

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30 Jun

‘Fear Street Part 1: 1994’ Opening Scene: Watch Maya Hawke Get Menaced by a Masked Killer

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Fear Street Part 1: 1994 hits Netflix this week, kicking off the first in a new trilogy inspired by the work of R.L. Stine. Ahead of the first film’s premiere, Netflix has gone ahead and released the first 5 minutes. The opening scene features Stranger Things breakout Maya Hawke as a very unlucky mall employee being […]

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30 Jun

‘SSSS. Gridman’ is The Bombastic and Philosophical ‘Power Rangers’ Anime You Didn’t Know You Needed

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(Welcome to Ani-time Ani-where, a regular column dedicated to helping the uninitiated understand and appreciate the world of anime.) Anime is full of remakes and revivals of beloved decades-old shows, which struggle to recapture the magic of the original while also serving its own standalone story. The fact that it’s so hard to make revival shows […]

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30 Jun

‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’ Review: A Frantic, Desperate, Sweaty Sequel

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Two weeks ago, Pixar released its latest original film, Luca, straight to Disney+. Some reviews (like the one from /Film’s own Hoai-Tran Bui) praised the film for being a fine depiction of the coming of age of two young boys, while others dubbed Luca as “minor Pixar”. Pixar movies, fairly or not, are graded on a […]

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30 Jun

Escape Room: Tournament of Champions: Release Date, Cast and More

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(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) This summer, the surprisingly fun Escape Room gets itself a sequel in the form of Escape Room: Tournament of Champions. Once again, a group of unlucky folks will have […]

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30 Jun

‘The Simpsons’ Will Cross Over With the MCU in New Disney+ Short Starring Tom Hiddleston as Loki

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After years of begging for more Loki content, Marvel fans are finally getting their wish… just not how they expected. In addition to facing off against the TVA on the latest Marvel Disney+ series, Loki will also star in a Marvel-themed short from The Simpsons. Today Disney announced The Good, The Bart and The Loki, […]

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30 Jun

Did the Latest Episode of ‘Loki’ Plant the First Seeds for the New ‘Blade’ Movie?

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If there’s anything the Marvel Cinematic Universe loves to do, it’s finding subtle (and somewhat less subtle) ways to include teases and hints about what Kevin Feige & co. might have in store for us regarding future plans. While some may prefer a more immediate, present-focused mindset on the story at hand, it’s hard to deny […]

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30 Jun

‘Fear Street Part 1: 1994’ Review: A Bloody Love Letter to Horror Fans Who Grew Up in the Era of ‘Scream’

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A blood-drenched love letter to horror fans who came of age in the era of Scream, Leigh Janiak‘s Fear Street Part 1: 1994 is a creepy, funny, ultra-violent take on the type of teen-centric horror popularized by R.L. Stine near the dawn of the 21st century. Stine may be more famous for his Goosebumps books aimed at middle-grade readers, but […]

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30 Jun

‘Jungle Cruise’ Wants to Be the Next ‘Pirates of the Caribbean,’ With a Dash of ‘Romancing the Stone’ [Set Visit Report]

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It looked like an amusement park. An amusement park that has been plucked out of the 20th century Amazon, but an amusement park, nonetheless. Disney’s “Adventureland” by way of 1910s Brazil, according to people much more well-versed in theme parks than me on a press visit to the set of director Jaume Collet-Serra‘s Jungle Cruise. A lifetime ago […]

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30 Jun

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Has Begun Filming – Here’s What We Know, and What We Don’t Know

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Black Panther 2, AKA Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is now filming at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta. The news is slightly surprising because there’s still so much we don’t know about the film. And while most MCU movies have an air of secrecy, Wakanda Forever is particularly mysterious. But Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed that the Ryan […]

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