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This past summer Spectral was scheduled to open in theaters. If the movie wasn’t on your radar, that’s understandable. We’ve seen few promotional materials and the film never actually made it to theaters.

The sci-fi action movie pits James Badge Dale (13 Hours, pictured above) and Emily Mortimer (Shutter Island) against supernatural forces. Nic Mathieu‘s 3D film has been described as Black Hawk Dawn with supernatural forces — an enticing mashup that Netflix, not Universal, will release next month.

Below, learn the Spectral release details.

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Green Band Trailer

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we get sent up the river, get involved with a multi-level marketing scheme and alienate every friend and family member we have, try to make a living as a magician, connect with a dead friend’s sibling, take a seat in God’s waiting room, and wonder about the reality of a family that may or may not exist. Read More »

Benedict Cumberbatch Hosted Saturday Night Live

It’s the last episode of the show before the 2016 election finally comes to an end, and while viewers might have expected Saturday Night Live to pull out all the stops when it comes to skewering the candidates, it was a rather tame episode. Yes, there was political satire to be had, but it just didn’t feel quite as biting as the preceding four episodes of the season. But at the very least Benedict Cumberbatch did the best with the roles he was given, and there were some decent laughs to be had, but nothing that will blow anyone away.

We recap the Benedict Cumberbatch hosted Saturday Night Live after the jump. Read More »

Green Band Trailer

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we take a trip to the farm, we’re regaled with tales about bloodied ice, get to know a samurai,  and try and understand the comedic charm of Taye Diggs and JC Chasez. Read More »

Green Band Trailer

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we visit Brussels to watch God and his daughter do their thing, give some attention to chefs who don’t possess a Y chromosome, get to know a low-rent art forger, say goodbye to an era in the pit, and get weepy in the neonatal department. Read More »

Tom Holland A Monster Calls

These days, Tom Holland is best known as the new Spider-Man. But in between his web-slinging exploits in Captain America: Civil War and next year’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, you’ll get to catch his work in a very different kind of movie. Only you won’t actually be able to see him or hear him.

As revealed by director J.A. Bayona, Holland helped out with A Monster Calls, the cancer drama that nearly drowned TIFF in tears. However, he didn’t have a traditional role per se. As it turns out, Holland was a stand-in for the monster, who is voiced by Liam NeesonRead More »

Star Trek beyond retail exclusives

Paramount Home Entertainment has announced that Star Trek Beyond will be coming to Blu-ray and DVD on November 1st 2016. To promote the blu-ray they have released a deleted scene featuring Captain James T Kirk (Chris Pine) and Scotty (Simon Pegg). Hit the jump to watch this Star Trek Beyond deleted scene.
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Stranger Things Inspired By The Montauk Project

Stranger Things has quickly become a pop-culture phenomenon after being released on Netflix about a month and a half ago. Since then the internet has been full of theories about The Upside Down, its monstrous inhabitant known as the Demogorgon, the telekinetic girl known as Eleven, and the experiments conducted by the company under the guise of the United States Department of Energy. The show is pure sci-fi, drawing inspiration from plenty of films from the same decade in which the story takes place, but the concept of the show is actually based on a very creepy, supposedly real-life experiment conducted by the government called The Montauk Project.

How was Stranger Things inspired by The Montauk Project? Find out after the jump. Read More »

Why the ‘Saints Row’ Movie Didn’t Happen

Saints Row Movie

A film based on the Saints Row video game series spent a little while in development. At one point, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson was involved in the project, and before that Dwayne Johnson considered starring in the film. Now, a former executive producer on the video game adaptation has written a piece detailing what happened to the R-rated, Escape From New York-inspired movie.

Below, find out why the Saints Row movie didn’t happen.

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Finding Dory re-release and clip

Audiences had no trouble finding Finding Dory this summer, as evidenced by the Pixar sequel’s $930 million worldwide gross. But in case you missed her the first time around, or in case you just want to see her again, everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang will be swimming back into theaters. Disney has announced a Finding Dory re-release in theaters across the country this weekend. And if you’re still on the fence, maybe this adorable Finding Dory clip will change your mind.  Read More »