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Learn when we will see the new trailers for upcoming films in our continuously updated movie trailer release date calendar.

Director David Ayer has revealed that the first trailer for his fantasy cop movie Bright will arrive tomorrow, offering a new look at Netflix’s ambitious (and seemingly really weird) Will Smith action film.

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Welcome to The Water Cooler, a weekly feature where the /Film staff is free to go off-topic and talk about everything except the movies and TV shows they normally write about. In this edition: A Wrinkle in Time revisited, an incredible new RPG, a preview of Disneyland’s new version of Fantasmic, a look at John Mayer’s new album, and a Luc Besson marathon at The Egyptian.

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/Answers: The Greatest War Movie Scenes

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Every week in /Answers, we attempt to answer a new pop culture-related question. Tying in with the release of Dunkirk, this week’s edition asks “What is the greatest war-related scene in a movie?” As always, we have submissions from the /Film writing crew and podcast team.

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/Film’s 28 Favorite Movies of 2017 So Far

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Over the past few weeks, the /Film team has assembled personal lists of their favorite movies of the year so far, a look at where we stand halfway through the year. But those lists were also ballots, votes for one final article – a complete list of the entire site’s favorite movies of 2017 so far.

Of those six ballots (and 60 possible slots) contributed by Peter Sciretta, Jacob Hall, Ethan Anderton, Jack Giroux, Hoai-Tran Bui, and Ben Pearson, 28 films were named. And that brings us to the grand finale: the 28 best movies /Film has seen in the first half of this year.

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This morning brought the cavalcade of nominations for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be handed out in September. Westworld was out in front with a whopping 22 nominations for its freshman season while other debut shows like This Is Us, as well as continuing shows like Veep and Saturday Night Live, also landed a surprising number of nods. But there are only so many slots for nominees and plenty of shows were snubbed by the Television Academy. Thankfully, it wasn’t all bad news though as there were some pleasant (sometimes goofy) surprises as well.

Below, we run through the biggest 2017 Emmy snubs and surprises. Read More »

Ghostbusters 101

Welcome to The Water Cooler, a weekly feature where the /Film staff is free to go off-topic and talk about everything except the movies and TV shows they normally write about. In this edition: a Ghostbusters comic bridges the old movies and the new one, what it’s like to be an annual pass holder at Universal Studios, playing the throwback video game Shovel Knight on the Nintendo Switch, tackling of Mice and Men for the first time, and more!

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Every week in /Answers, we attempt to answer a new pop culture-related question. Tying in with the release of War for the Planet of the Apes, this week’s edition asks “What is your favorite talking animal in the movies?” As always, we have submissions from the /Film writing crew and podcast team.

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Big Brother Season 19 Cast

Welcome to The Water Cooler, a weekly feature where the /Film staff is free to go off-topic and talk about everything except the movies and TV shows they normally write about. In this edition: Ethan Anderton is watching Big Brother season 19 and enjoying the hell out of it, Peter Sciretta played Escape From 100 Million B.C., Ben Pearson is listening to an exceptional Hollywood history podcast, Hoai-Train Bui is trying out YouTube fitness videos, and Jacob Hall is having way too much fun with a quality flashlight.

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/Answers: The Most American Movies

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Every week in /Answers, we attempt to answer a new pop culture-related question. This week’s edition asks “What is the most American movie?” Each writer was allowed to interpret that question any way they pleased. As always, we have submissions from the /Film writing crew and podcast team.

/Film is experimenting with a daily podcast (you can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast and rss). On today’s podcast we are bringing you an audio version of /Answers: The Most American Movies. Subscribe now or listen below to hear us talk about the most American movies of all time!

If you’d like to share your pick for the most American movie, please send your thoughts to slashfilmpitches@gmail.com for a chance to be featured on the site. Find our choices below!

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Welcome to The Water Cooler, a weekly feature where the /Film staff is free to go off-topic and talk about everything except the movies and TV shows they normally write about. In this edition: a terrific new comic series from Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, a ’90s TV classic revisited, a journey into the literary James Bond, and your new Korean pop star obsession.

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