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The Croods 2 pushed to 2018
DreamWorks revives The Croods 2 from development limbo and officially schedules the animated sequel for a 2020 theatrical release.
The first photos from The Flash's season 4 premiere episode tease Barry's rebirth, Vibe and Caitlin Snow in non-Killer Frost mode.
Square Enix announces Left Alive, a mech video game set in a 'dark and gritty world.' Watch the official teaser for the title.

After season three of BoJack Horseman concluded, Raphael Bob-Waksberg told UPROXX’s Alan Sepinwall that he felt the show had reached the end of one part of its story and it was time to move onto another one. “I am looking to move the story and character somewhat. I want each season to feel new and special. I don’t…

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Documentary filmmakers who tackle current events need to be open-minded and flexible, following the story wherever it leads them. Sometimes, this results in a movie that bears little resemblance to what the director imagined when shooting began. (Most famously, the harrowing sexual-abuse doc Capturing The Friedmans

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But The Room, which plays Midnight repertories and encourages passionate reactions from its rabid fanbase, has a very distinct look... one that's very, very bad. Because Franco was meticulous in telling the story of how Tommy and his best friend, Greg Sestero, created The Room,...

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical Wonder Woman (superhero action-adventure; Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright; rated PG-13) The Big Sick (romantic comedy; Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan; rated R) The Hero (comedy-drama; Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon; rated R) Past Life (action-drama; Nelly Tagar, Joy Rieger; not rated) The Women’s Balcony (comedy-drama; Orna Banai, Itzik Cohen; not rated) Killing Gunther (action-comedy; Arnold Schwarzenegger, Cobie Smulder; pretheatrical title available 9/22; rated...
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In this episode we talk to Producer/Screenwriter/Author Mathew Chan-Piu who has produced notable works like popular "The Hostel" series and "5 at home". His work has been bought and distributed by Fox and Amazon.
When you walk into Halloween Horror Nights, you're greeted by the sounds of chainsaws and screams. A thick, smokey atmosphere brews in the ambient streets of the Orlando theme park, where thousands of dedicated fans flood in, ready for a good scare. And the park has got them covered. There are the five Scare Zones scattered around the park, which are packed to the brim with scareactors and spooky sights, inspired by original creations and Hollywood fare like The Purge and Trick 'r Treat. There are two live performances, including the HHN icon Bill and Ted's Excellent Halloween …

With a lower budget than other DC projects, and arguably the least well-known member of the DC movies, the film has gone on to become one of the most successful movies of 2017. That said, it is not without its own share of flaws.

After just eight days in release, WB and New Line's It became the highest grossing September release of all-time, two days later it added another $40 million to that total for an impressive $60 million second weekend and nearly $220 million in just ten days. The horror film's performance vastly overshadowed the weekend's two new wide releases that saw Lionsgate and CBS Films's American Assassin deliver respectable results in second place while Paramount's release of Darren Aronofsky's moth...

By Jacob Oller

Aronofsky’s films aren’t afraid to get in your face. hile director Darren Aronofsky’s movies love to examine our own obsessions, it does this by limiting its audience’s focus. By being so magnified that the subject of fixation is the only thing occupying the screen, his extreme close-up shots push a visual mania onto us. We […]

The article Painful Proximity: Darren Aronofsky’s Extreme Close-Ups appeared first on Film School Rejects.

According to Birth.Movies.Death., Matt Damon has signed on to star in Charlatan, a movie about a man named John Romulus Brinkley who claimed to be a doctor in the early 1900s and ended up killing a number of people with his fraudulent—yet oddly crowd-pleasing—medical advice. As spoiled by the headline up there, his…

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When Zack Snyder made his heavy-hearted departure from Justice League earlier this year after a tragic personal loss, fans of the blockbuster director were unsure when they could expect to see him back behind the camera. In a surprise move, Snyder revealed last week that he had been working on a microbudget short film asking, "What can you do with your talented friends & family, no money and a weekend?" The answer is Snow Steam Iron, a seedy tale of crime and revenge told in Snyder's dialogue-free, four-minute short film, which is now available to watch …
Warner Bros. has released the first Tomb Raider trailer. Based on the best-selling series of video games, the story follows the rebellious Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander) as she travels to a fabled tomb on a mythical island to uncover the mystery behind her father’s disappearance. We’ll have our thoughts on the trailer for you soon, but we wanted to bring this to you as quickly as possible. Check out the Tomb Raider trailer below. The film opens March 16, 2018, and also stars Dominic West, Walton Goggins, and Daniel Wu. A post shared by Daniel Wu 吴 彦 祖 (@thatdanielwu) …
In this episode we discuss "Wallay", a film from Burkina Faso that tells the story of a teenage boy who has to cope with life when he is sent back to his fathers village. Link to Sharon's written review for Cinema Escapist; http://www.cinemaescapist.com/2017/08/review-wallay-movie-burkina-faso/
Reviews for Kingsman: The Golden Circle have arrived, and the sequel seems almost equal in its praise to the original. Released in 2015, Kingsman: The Secret Service has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 74%. So far, with 29 reviews accounted for,The Golden Circle is slightly under that with a positive score of 62%. And yet the consensus of the new movie, which introduces a ton of new characters including Julianne Moore's villain and Jeff Bridges and Channing Tatum and others as American counterparts to the Kingsmen, doesn't sound so positive. What exactly are the critics saying? Here's a breakdown: How does The Golden Circle compare to The Secret Service? "Just as stylish -- and as grotesque -- as its predecessor."...
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FRIDAY AM UPDATE: Lionsgate's release of CBS Films' American Assassin brought in $915,000 from Thursday night previews in 2,400 locations beginning at 7PM. This compares favorably to John Wick, which kicked off its run to a $14.4 million opening with $870k from Thursday screenings. Paramount's mother! delivered $700k from Thursday previews beginning at 7PM in ~2,000 locations, which is behind the $855k for Crimson Peak, which we used as one of our comps in our weekend preview below. It ...

By Max Covill

Mark Hamill used his Jedi mind tricks to make us forget the date for a new The Last Jedi trailer drop. It didn't work.

The article Mark Hamill Knows When The New ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer Will Drop appeared first on Film School Rejects.

Deadpool 2: Josh Brolin (above in Hail! Caesar) shared a very intense photo in black and white from Deadpool 2 (below). His character, Cable, is evidently having a bad day; one commenter suggested that Cable might be suffering from techno-organic virus, which refers to an affliction suffered by Cable in Marvel comic books. Deadpool 2 is heading for release on June 1, 2018. [Instagram via THR]   Cable Porn #????L2 #cableinsanity #cableswole #cablepowered #cableporn A post shared by Josh Brolin (@joshbrolin) on Sep 18, 2017 at 8:07am PDT   It: Producer Barbara Muschietti says that Stephen King, the author of It, told director Andy Muschietti: "I f---ing love the woman in the painting, it scared the s--- out of me." The...
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By Cooper Peltz

Exploring the promise of This Show Will Get You High.

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman sat down to record a video for Stronger, and the results were astonishingly hilarious.

In this episode, Timothy and Sharon discuss the films they saw at the Uganda Film Festival including Ayeny Steve's "Kony: Order from Above", Richard Mulindwa's "The Torture" and Denis Dhikusooka's "Hustle".
UPDATE: Warner Bros. has updated their estimate for It, reporting a $123.1 million opening for the horror film, expanding on the records set and detailed in our weekend recap below. WEEKEND RECAP: With a monster, $117 million opening weekend Warner Bros. and New Line's It has delivered a record-breaking opening, breathing a little life back into the slumping domestic box office. The film has claimed the largest September opening, largest Fall opening, the largest opening for an R-rated ...

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