Nathan Fielder Hacking Emmy Nominations

Voting for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards begins in a couple days, and members of the television academy will determine which shows are worthy of nominations for one of the most prestigious awards given to talents from the small screen. One of those who is favored to get a nomination is Nathan Fielder and his comedy reality series Nathan for You, and the comedian wants to make sure he earns one fair and square.

Nathan Fielder has released a video revealing how the Emmy voting website can be exploited by hackers in order to ensure a certain show, actor, actress, etc. earns a nomination, and it’s all in an effort to show his fans exactly what they shouldn’t be doing to ensure Nathan for You gets an Emmy nod. This is 100% something that you should not attempt. Read More »

Ocean’s 8 Inspirations

Every movie seeks inspiration from films made before. Whether the homage is intentional or not, Hollywood is a land known for cannibalizing itself. Ocean’s 8 builds off several pre-existing properties, and we’re not talking about the film’s obvious inspirations, like the Steven Soderbergh trilogy starting in 2001 with Ocean’s Eleven, nor are we discussing the 1960 Frank Sinatra incarnation of the film of the same name.

What Ocean’s 8 does with its story of eight women and the jewel heist they pull off is draw from the crime capers of the pre-Code, studio era, most notably the 1932 features Trouble in Paradise and Jewel Robbery, where each emphasizes a world where women are in control and crime can be a fun adventure all its own.

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Robin Williams Documentary Trailer

The world lost Robin Williams in 2014 just before trying times when we need him the most. The brilliant, quick-witted comedic mind was a marvel to behold, his mind always moving faster than his body would let him. He was a rocket strapped to a roller skate. And this summer fans will be able to gain more insight into what made him tick.

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind is an intimate new documentary painting a touching portrait of one of the most revered comedians of all time, and the first trailer has arrived. With tons of new unseen footage, rarely heard interviews, and stories from those who were closest to him, this documentary is a must-see for anyone who enjoyed what Robin Williams brought into our lives. Read More »

Dora the Explorer Movie Cast

Eugenio Derbez is already one of the biggest stars in Mexico, but now he’s trying to build up his profile for American audiences. His recent turn alongside Anna Faris in the remake of Overboard helped a bit, but his next movie will see him tackling a much different role.

The live-action Dora the Explorer movie is coming together at Paramount Pictures, bringing the educational animated series from Nickelodeon to the big screen. Transformers: The Last Knight star Isabela Moner is already on board as the title explorer, and now we have word that Eugenio Derbez will be part of the cast as well. However, the role he’s playing might be considered a spoiler, so if you’re worried about ruining a key part of the Dora the Explorer movie, you’ve been warned. Read More »

dolemite is my name

Dolemite is his name, and Eddie Murphy is game to take on the role of the famous blaxpoitation star Rudy Ray Moore. Murphy is set to star in the Netflix biopic Dolemite is My Name, which will chronicle the life of the star of the blaxploitation Dolemite films.

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legally blonde 3 release date

All this week we’ve had butterflies — and it’s thanks to the recent reports that MGM is moving forward with Legally Blonde 3. Now, MGM Studios has officially announced a release date, just a few hours after Reese Witherspoon confirmed that she was reprising the role as feminist icon Elle Woods.

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Best Movies Streaming Right Now Early June

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) 

Welcome, streaming fans. Once again, I’ve scoured streaming services far and wide to bring you back the best streaming options available to you this week, and beyond. In this edition, you’ll find the sci-fi meditation on grief and love The Fountain, Greta Gerwig‘s acclaimed Lady Bird, the very funny Thor: Ragnarok, the James Dean classic East of Eden, and many more.

These are the best movies streaming right now. Let’s get streaming.

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Gary Ross Ocean's 8 Interview

Gary Ross, director of Pleasantville and The Hunger Games, assembled a killer cast of kickass women to relaunch the Ocean’s 11 franchise. The result is Ocean’s 8, a new heist movie that doesn’t reboot the series, but rather branches off from it to create a whole new story. Ross and co-writer Olivia Milch took the world created by Steven Soderbergh in his Ocean‘s films, and rebranded it with a new perspective.

Below, Ross talks about the origin of Ocean’s 8, and how the impressive cast helped sell the studio on the concept.
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Pippa Smith

Joss Whedon is returning to TV to executive produce Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective. The series is a dark comedy about a former kid detective who grows up but continues to solve mystery. It’s currently in development at Freeform, a TV channel you may or may not have heard of.

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Ocean’s 8 Review

The ingredients to pull off an entertaining heist movie are much the same as those needed to pull off the heist itself. First, there has to be motley crew, each of whom has specific talents that will come in handy at the opportune moment. Then, there needs to be a big enough haul worthy of a cinematic heist, followed by moments of high tension, only to be resolved; and a deserving enough bad guy whose misdeeds are enough that you want other criminals to rob him or her blind.

Ocean’s 8 gets a lot of elements of the heist subgenre correct, but stumbles in setting up an antagonist for the antiheroic ensemble to steal from.

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