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Zack Snyder Leaves ‘Justice League’ Due to Family Tragedy; Joss Whedon to Replace Him

A horrible tragedy has occurred in the lives of director Zack Snyder and his producing partner/wife Deborah: in March of this year, their 20-year-old daughter Autumn committed suicide. After diving headfirst into work in an attempt to...Show More Summary

Mel Brooks Says He’s Talking to MGM About ‘Spaceballs 2’

In Mel Brooks’ classic 1987 Star Wars spoof Spaceballs, Bill Pullman’s Han Solo stand-in, Lone Starr, asks Brooks’ Yoda stand-in, Yogurt, if they’ll ever see each other again. Yogurt responds: “Who knows? God willing, we’ll all meetShow More Summary

Sequel Bits: ‘Mamma Mia!’ Sequel, ‘Cars 3,’ ‘Johnny English 3,’ ‘The Angry Birds Sequel,’ and More

In today’s edition of sequel bits: Mark your calendars for a sequel to Mamma Mia! Watch a moody Cars 3 TV spot. Johnny English is getting another sequel. Info on Dan Conner’s (John Goodman) return to Roseanne. And more! It’s been almost ten years since Mamma Mia! destroyed it at the box-office. Show More Summary

Here’s Why Russell Crowe Turned Down Playing Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men’

It’s a well-known piece of trivia that Dougray Scott was initially cast to play Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s X-Men, but the actor ended up having to back out of the production due to scheduling conflicts with Mission: Impossible 2. An...Show More Summary

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Images Feature Scheming and Scowling and a Big ‘Ol Dragon

A few months ago, we heard that the dragons in Game of Thrones season 7 would be the size of 747 jet airliners. Now, a batch of images from the penultimate season of HBO’s flagship series have revealed the dragons and they don’t appear to be quite as big as 747s. Show More Summary

‘Angry Birds 2’ Will Fling Itself Into an Unstable Structure in 2019

The Angry Birds Movie was only a modest hit at the domestic box office last year, but its international haul seemingly pleased the accountants at Sony. The studio has announced a sequel for 2019, just in case you need more stories about...Show More Summary

Oliver Stone Makes the Jump to Scripted Television with ‘Guantanamo’

Over the past few years, more and more high-profile film directors have been fleeing the uncertain world of cinema in favor of longform television shows. David Fincher, Cary Fukunaga, Steven Soderbergh, Woody Allen, David O. Russell,...Show More Summary

Adam Sandler Gets Rave Reviews for His Latest Performance at the Cannes Film Festival

Adam Sandler has become an easy punching bag as he continues to make awful to mediocre comedies to fuel not just his career, but also the careers of his less talented comedian friends. But every now and then, Sandler reminds us thatShow More Summary

Does ‘Wonder Woman’ Have a Credits Scene?

Thanks to the success of Marvel Studios, whenever a franchise starter comes around, there is usually some kind of credits scene that teases what will hopefully be the next chapter in the franchise. However, when it comes to the films of the DC Extended Universe, Warner Bros. Show More Summary

‘Black Mirror’ Season 4 Will Feature a Story Conceived by Penn Jillette

Black Mirror season 3 was one of my favorite things I watched in 2016 and Netflix is the perfect home for a show so unsettling that you can’t look away (or take breaks between episodes). While the big-hearted and romantic “San Junipero”...Show More Summary

Barry Sonnenfeld on ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ Season 2 [Interview]

The practice of beloved TV or movie properties getting a second life has practically become synonymous with Netflix — the streaming service made its name as an original content service by tapping into the nostalgia of popular properties like Arrested Development and Full House. Show More Summary

The Universal Monsters Franchise is Now ‘Dark Universe;’ Watch the Logo With Danny Elfman’s Score

Universal Studios is going all-in on their new cinematic universe connecting all of their classic monsters. While The Mummy is set to kick things off next month, the studio has revealed that this franchise will be collected under a single...Show More Summary

‘Silicon Valley’ Review: The Most Awkward Moment in ‘The Blood Boy’

(Each week, we’re going to kick off discussion about Silicon Valley season 4 by answering one simple question: what was the most awkward moment?) If you’re looking for cringe humor, there’s no better place than in a wedding. While Silicon...Show More Summary

‘Pirates 5’ Review Round-Up: The Early Buzz May Have Been Premature

Disney is practically overrun with film franchises these days, but since Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides made over a billion dollars worldwide back in 2011, another sequel was inevitable. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men...Show More Summary

‘American Gods’ Review: ‘Git Gone’ Worships at the Altar of Laura Moon

(Each week, we’ll kick off our discussion of American Gods by answering one simple question: which character do we worship this week?) Bone orchards, man-eaters, fire genies, oh my! The first three episodes of American Gods gave us a...Show More Summary

‘Uncharted’ Casts ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Star Tom Holland as Nathan Drake

The long-gestating film adaptation of the Uncharted video game series is looking to claw its way out of development hell with a new leading man and, well, let’s just say that this leading man will come as a huge surprise to anyone who played Naughty Dog’s enormously popular games. Show More Summary

Drunken Adventures Return in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Clips & TV Spots

There hasn’t been enough inebriated action coming from Walt Disney Pictures, but that will change soon now that a new Pirates of the Caribbean sequel is arriving in theaters this summer. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales...Show More Summary

‘Alien: Covenant’ Spoiler Review: Ridley Scott Makes His ‘Frankenstein’

(In our Spoiler Reviews, we take a deep dive into a new release and get to the heart of what makes it tick…and every story point is up for discussion. In this entry: Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant.) In 1979, Ridley Scott unleashed Alien...Show More Summary

‘Wonder Woman’ Clips: Diana Prince Fights Fiercely, Steve Trevor Gets Lassoed & More

In just under two weeks, the world will be given the hero that the DC Extended Universe needs in the form of Wonder Woman. The early buzz on the movie is off the charts, and it sounds like the superhero’s first solo foray on the bigShow More Summary

‘Twin Peaks’ Premiere Review: ‘The Game Begins’ in Season 3

Diane, it’s 11:04 P.M. on Sunday evening, May 21, 2017. I’ve just finished watching the two-part premiere of Twin Peaks season 3, the brainchild of creators David Lynch and Mark Frost that’s been the subject of hopeful speculation for more than two decades. Show More Summary

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