6 Dec

Champions Trailer: Woody Harrelson Coaches A Team Of Basketball Players With Intellectual Disabilities

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Director Bobby Farrelly is re-teaming with his old “Kingpin” star, Woody Harrelson, for “Champions,” a new comedy about a guy who becomes the court-ordered coach for a team of basketball players with intellectual disabilities. In addition to “Kingpin,” Farrelly, as one-half of the Farrelly brothers, co-wrote and/or co-directed such films as “Dumb and Dumber,” “There’s Something About Mary,” “Me, Myself & Irene,” and “Shallow […]

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6 Dec

Kirstie Alley, Star Of Cheers, Drop Dead Gorgeous, And More Has Died At 71

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Today is a very complicated day for a generation of comedy fans. Kirstie Alley, of “Cheers,” the “Look Who’s Talking” trilogy, and “Veronica’s Closet” fame, has died of cancer at the age of 71. With a career spanning over four decades, Alley was a seminal comedic figure and trailblazer for women in comedy. She was […]

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6 Dec

One Key To Mel Brooks' Comedy Was Knowing Exactly When To Break The Fourth Wall

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As a member of the legendary writing staff of NBC’s “Your Show of Shows” in the 1950s, Mel Brooks played a key role in pushing the formal boundaries of television comedy, so it stands to reason that he would be equally adventurous behind the lens of a film camera. Taking his cues from such pioneering entertainments […]

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6 Dec

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Sequel To Be Directed By Gil Kenan

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After reviving the franchise his father Ivan Reitman began in the 1980s, Jason Reitman is set to hand off the reigns to the next “Ghostbusters” sequel according to Deadline. The filmmaker will reportedly take on a writer-producer role in the follow-up to last year’s “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” while Gil Kenan is headed for the director’s seat […]

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6 Dec

The Chance To Finally Play A Romantic Lead Lured Harrison Ford Into A Box Office Bomb

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Legendary Hollywood men typically stick to specific archetypes when playing the romantic lead in their films. Where Humphrey Bogart was often coarse and cynical with a heart of gold, Cary Grant tended to be debonair and sharp-witted with a mischievous streak. At the peak of his movie stardom, Harrison Ford had a touch of both […]

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6 Dec

Moments In Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery That Make No Sense

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The following post contains spoilers for “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.” With “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” writer-director Rian Johnson has crafted a glaring look at the trickle-down effect of stupidity. Here, common sense is a currency in flux. It holds little value for wunderkind tech billionaire Miles Braun (Edward Norton), so it’s […]

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6 Dec

Surprisingly, Sigourney Weaver Hasn't Acted In Front Of A Green Screen Since Ghostbusters

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We’re a few weeks away from the return of the box office king, James Cameron. His newest film, “Avatar: The Way of Water,” is our first return to the world of “Avatar” since the 2009 original. But what’s a director without his muse? Working once again with Cameron is the incomparable Sigourney Weaver, this time […]

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5 Dec

Bong Joon-Ho's Mickey 17 Gets Release Date And A Quick Teaser Featuring Robert Pattinson

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Cue up your “Return of the King” title card memes, because Bong Joon-ho will be returning to our screens in 2024. Out of nowhere, Warner Bros. released the first look at the sci-fi drama “Mickey 17” to their social media channels, and admittedly, there’s not a lot of footage to parse through and analyze. However, what […]

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5 Dec

Indie Horror Skinamarink Is Getting A Theatrical And Streaming Release – Here's Why That Matters

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If you’ve been keeping up with Film Twitter drama or HorrorTok trends of late, this news is for you, and it’s some of the best we’ve gotten in the horror genre for some time. Microbudget horror sensation “Skinamarink” will receive a theatrical run through IFC Midnight beginning on January 13, 2023. It has also been […]

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5 Dec

Why Sesame Street's Bob McGrath Mattered To Generations Of Kids – And Especially Musicians

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A bright, benevolent light went out on December 4, 2022, when Bob McGrath passed away at the age of 90. For 47 years, he maintained a residence as Bob Johnson on “Sesame Street,” where, at an amazing 130-episode-per-season clip (until 1998), he taught children the joy of music. Whenever Bob dropped by Gordon and Susan […]

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