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  Three years too late. That’s the first – and most likely last – thought that comes to mind when news leaked that one-time mobile game app champion, “Angry Birds,” would receive the big-screen, animation treatment (otherwise known as corporate brand extension). Half a decade ago, Angry Birds could be found on

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  Jeff Nichols’ (Mud, Take Shelter, Shotgun Stories) fourth feature-length film, Midnight Special, could have been easily retitled “The Young Messiah Chronicles,” “The Adventures of the Young Messiah,” or “The Young Messiah and the Journey to Wonderland” (the sequel title already comes pre-made, “The Young Messiah and the Wizard of

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  It seemed like a brilliant idea at the time: Out Marvel-Marvel, skip standalone superhero intros and go straight to the main event, bringing DC’s two biggest, most iconic, oldest superheroes, Batman and Superman, together to do what every schoolboy and schoolgirl imagined when their favorite superheroes appears on the same comic-book

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Even though all the available evidence suggests that the once-lucrative, dystopian YA adaptation trend has run its course, the producers behind the Divergent series would beg to differ. Given its derivative, original plot and logic-challenged world building, Veronica Roth’s YA series didn’t exactly merit big-screen adaptations, but here we are, three films

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  Not content to helm the highest-grossing film of all time (not adjusted for inflation), JJ Abrams is back just three months after the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as the producer behind 10 Cloverfield Lane, the latest feature-length film to emerge from Abrams’ seemingly inexhaustible “mystery box” (a

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  “Same sh*te, different country” basically sums up London Has Fallen, the much unanticipated sequel to 2013’s semi-surprise hit, Olympus Has Fallen. A xenophobic, ultra-right-wing reactionary’s wet dream, Olympus Has Fallen featured Gerard Butler as a Secret Service agent who saves the U.S. president, the country, and even the day

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  There’s more than enough sound and fury in John Hillcoat’s (Lawless, The Road, The Proposition) fourth film, Triple 9, an Atlanta-set bad cop urban actioner, to fill three or four sub-mediocre, straight-to-VOD bad cop/crime thrillers. It’s also the perfect example of “checklist screenwriting” (bad cop edition) this year, from

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  Writer-director Robert Eggers‘ profoundly gripping, remarkably assured feature-length debut, The Witch: A New England Folktale, opens with the expulsion of a family of seven from a New England Puritan settlement, circa 1630, six decades before the infamous Salem witch trials became synonymous with repressive, superstition-fueled paranoia, religious fanaticism, and unjust

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For all you Sailor Moon fans, some exciting information about the third season of Sailor Moon Crystal is coming in the next couple days. This season will be covering what is known as the ‘Death Buster’ arc and introducing new guardians Sailor Uranus, Sailor Neptune, and Sailor Saturn. The story will continue where

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The star of Harry Potter, Die Hard, Galaxy Quest, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Dogma, and much, much more… Alan Rickman, has died of cancer at the age of 69. Seriously, 2016? SERIOUSLY?! We all have a special place in our hearts carved out for the talented Alan Rickman. He

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A lot of great stuff happened in 2015. Star Wars is back (and pretty cool again), James Bond returned, Fargo was better than ever … choosing only 15 great things from the year wasn’t the easiest task in the world. But when one decides to write about 15 – and only 15 – great

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  Leonardo DiCaprio may not have suffered for our sins, let alone died for them (on screen), but he’s certainly done both or nearly both (again on screen) to acquire the most coveted of coveted acting trophies, the Academy Award for Best Actor, an award that’s eluded him for the

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  We hold these truths to be self-evident; that Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained, Inglourious Basterds, Death Proof, Kill Bill Vol. I-II, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs) is a singularly talented filmmaker; that his films represent, sometimes paradoxically, the best and the worst in post-modern remix culture; that Tarantino is simultaneously the

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  It’s STAR WARS mania out there folks!  We interrupt your regularly scheduled program of superfan freakouts, reviews and gift guides (though we do have one of those too), to bring you movie posters made better with lightsabers. Some iconic classics that we love, some that were really in need of improvement from

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  Ron Howard just might be the most commercially successful actor-turned-director. His longevity is practically second to none, moving from child star in the ’60s, teen star in the ’70s, and finally a Hollywood director from mid-’80s through the present, winning an Academy Award for Best Director more than a

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TRUMO proves that history lessons don’t have to be boring, largely thanks to an amazing performance by Bryan Cranston.

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