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On the December 12, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest movie and tv news, including Netflix, Stargirl, Onward, Female-Led movies, Doctor Strange, Deadpool and in Advice Corner with Chris Evangelista someone needs some help with hot to decide which movie to watch.

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glass trailer new

When Glass, director M. Night Shyamalan‘s long-awaited sequel to both 2000’s Unbreakable and 2017’s Split, arrives in theaters next year, it will clock in at just over two hours. But Shyamalan has revealed in an interview that his original cut came in at three hours and twenty minutes – more than an hour and a half longer than Unbreakable and more than eighty minutes longer than Split.

Read on to learn how he was able to leave such a huge percentage of his new movie on the cutting room floor.
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I Am Not Okay With This

Years ago, Netflix admitted that they use analytics to determine which shows to greenlight, and it seems as if their algorithms were working overtime to find the best fit between producers and subject matter for their newest announcement. The producers of Stranger Things are returning to the streaming service with a show called I Am Not Okay With This, an adaptation of a comic book about a teen girl with telekinetic powers. (Does that description sound familiar?)

Oh, and the creator of Netflix’s The End of the F***ing World is on board, too. Looks like the algorithm may have found another good match here. Learn more about the new series below.
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trailer round-up the quake

You want trailers? Folks, we’ve got trailers for miles. We have so many trailers that you better watch your step, because you might trip over them. It’s crazy how many trailers we have! With such an abundance of movie trailers clogging up the place, we have no choice but to take extreme measures: a trailer round-up. Yes, we’ve risked our lives to gather all of these trailers in one place, for you. It wasn’t easy, but this is our job, and we take pride in it. Below, check out trailers for An Acceptable LossThe Last Man, Blue My MindThe QuakeA Madea Family FuneralAstral and When Jeff Tried to Save the World.

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James Wan Blade reboot

The Conjuring director James Wan is making his first foray into superhero movies this month with Aquaman. But long before he dove under the sea with Jason Momoa, Wan hoped to make a completely different superhero picture: a Blade reboot.

Wan revealed his hopes to reboot Blade in a recent interview, but also clarified that this happened so long ago he can’t really remember what the idea was.

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vegan food

Will providing a vegan food option at movie theaters in Los Angeles help save the planet? City councilman Paul Koretz thinks so, and he has the data to back him up. Citing several studies that draw a connection between the production of animal products and the negative effects of climate change, Koretz has introduced a motion that would require large entertainment venues, city parks, airport restaurants, and movie theaters to require vegan options for customers. Read More »

women at war remake

It’s been seven years since Jodie Foster has starred in a film that she’s directed, but the two-time Oscar winner is pulling double duty again for the English-language remake of the Iceland eco-thriller Women at War. The eccentric comedy-drama thriller, which follows a teacher who moonlights as a vigilante environmental activist, is Iceland’s official submission for Foreign Language film at the upcoming Oscars.

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Marvel Netflix Shows on Disney+

If you were hoping DaredevilLuke CageIron Fist and the rest of the Marvel Netflix shows might be migrating over to Disney+, I have some bad news. The shows are prohibited from moving to any other service for at least two years following cancellation, which means should Disney+ want to bring any of these series over, they wouldn’t be able to do so until at least 2020.

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into the spider-verse clip

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is as good as you’ve heard, and maybe even better. It’s a colorful, emotional, action-packed animated film with a real heart, and it might just be the best Spider-Man movie yet. The hype for Spider-Verse already feels like it’s through the roof, so you probably don’t need anything extra to get your butt in the theater.

But in case you do, a new Spider-Verse clip is here, showing Miles Morales in full Spider-Man mode. But be warned: this clip is kind of a spoiler, in my humble opinion.

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First Man and A Star Is Born were two of the earliest releases to kick off awards season this past fall, so it should come as no surprise that they’ll be among the earliest home video releases from the pack of hopeful nominees.

Details on the First Man and A Star Is Born Blu-ray, DVD and digital releases have been revealed, with the former arriving in January and the latter more spread out with the digital release arriving a whole month before the Blu-ray and DVD hits shelves. Each will come with a variety of special features diving into the making of the movie, as well as deleted scenes and more. Read More »