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Trial of the Chicago 7 Review

The Trial of the Chicago 7 is nothing if not a showcase for great performances. Writer-director Aaron Sorkin has his flaws – some of which are on display here – but one thing he does very well is creating the kind of punchy, snappy, rat-a-tat dialogue that good actors love to sink their teeth into. Some of that dialogue may not always sound natural – indeed, it often borders on speechifying. But Sorkin’s way with words, and a good actor’s talent for delivering those words, usually makes all the difference.

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Wonder Woman 1984 - Gal Gadot

How did Revlon use their make-up to make Gal Gadot look even more stunning in Wonder Woman 1984? When are The CWverse shows like Supergirl and The Flash getting back to production? Who is playing Ocean and The Whisperer in the second season of Batwoman? Want to see a brutal fight rehearsal for the Ronin scene in Avengers: Endgame? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

pretty little liars reboot

As anyone who watches Pretty Little Liars knows, nothing stays buried forever. That includes secrets, bodies, and of course, the show itself. Just three years after the ABC Family/Freeform teen mystery series went off the air, a Pretty Little Liars reboot is in the works from Riverdale and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who is developing a “horror-tinged” take on the series with co-executive producer/writer Lindsay Calhoon Bring for HBO Max.

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Tom Moore biopic

Here’s a story that seems almost too pure for this world. Captain Tom Moore, a 100-year-old British World War II hero who raised nearly $50 million for the U.K.’s National Health Service by walking laps in his garden during the pandemic, is getting a biopic. Read More »

Lady Stoneheart

George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels contain dozens of jaw-dropping moments, many of which were adapted into HBO’s Game of Thrones. But for years, fans have wondered why one major reveal – the existence of a character called Lady Stoneheart – was not included in the show. Now, more than a year after the controversial final season, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have given three reasons why they didn’t incorporate her into the action.
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‘Rashomon’ TV Series Heading to HBO Max

rashomon TV series HBO Max

Back in 2018, word surfaced that a Rashomon TV show, based on Akira Kurosawa‘s 1950 classic, was in the works. Now, a few years later, here’s an update: the Rashomon TV series is still happening, and it’s headed to HBO Max. The Comey Rule‘s Billy Ray and Mudbound‘s Virgil Williams are tackling the script, which will not be a direct adaptation of the Kurosawa film. That film was set in 8th century Japan, whereas the TV series will take place in a modern setting.

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Alan Arkin Leaving The Kominsky Method

The Kominsky Method, a Netflix comedy series that has been nominated for several Emmys, is coming to an end with the third and final season. However, when the show returns to the streaming service, it will be missing one of its two Emmy-nominated stars.

Alan Arkin will not be coming back to The Kominsky Method, which also stars Michael Douglas, for the show’s third season. However, this isn’t due to the actor being 86 years old and worrying about working in the age of coronavirus. In fact, Arkin actually decided he was leaving the show shortly after the second season arrived on Netflix last year, and his absence will be written into the final season. Read More »

Bee Gees documentary

Frank Marshall, legendary film producer and the director of movies like Arachnophobia, Alive, Congo, and Eight Below, is making sure his directing career is stayin’ alive.

Marshall has directed a Bee Gees documentary that has been acquired by HBO Documentary Films. The movie will trace the rise of Barry, Maurice, and Robin Gibb, who formed the band in the late 1950s and became disco era icons. The movie was part of the official selection for this year’s Telluride Film Festival, and it is set to make its debut on HBO later this year. Get the details below. Read More »

halloween returns to theaters

There are no new horror movies headed to theaters this Halloween season. Heck, there really aren’t any new movies, horror or otherwise. But if you’re aching for your trick-or-treat fix on the big screen, here’s some good news: HalloweenHalloween 4, and Halloween 5 are all headed back to theaters and drive-ins worldwide through October 31, 2020.

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Criterion Channel 70s Horror

The Criterion Channel just went ahead and programmed your Halloween movie marathon for you. In October, the streaming service is offering a lineup of great horror movies from the 1970s, including The Texas Chain Saw MassacreThe Hills Have EyesDon’t Look NowDeathdreamInvasion of the Body Snatchers, and more. Check out the full lineup below, and start planning your horror marathon accordingly.

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