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Sarah Connor in Terminator Dark Fate

The first reactions from Terminator: Dark Fate have rolled in on social media after the first wave of critics recently got a sneak peek at the movie. They weren’t the only ones either. An event at Alamo Drafthouse locations that was marketed as a Terminator 2: Judgment Day fan event with a sneak peek of footage from Terminator: Dark Fate turned into a full fledged screening of the sequel nearly two weeks before it hits theaters. So what are people saying? Get the Terminator: Dark Fate early buzz below. Read More »

watchmen episode 1 review

Whew – what a way to start a show. In the annals of great TV pilots, you can bet that Watchmen‘s initial launch will be held up alongside such iconic pilots as those for LostThe SopranosTwin PeaksDeadwood, and more. So much information is crammed into this opener, and yet it never feels overstuffed. And while there’s an overwhelming amount of world-building, you never get lost in all the details. It’s one of the most exciting hours of TV in recent memory. The big question is: where the hell does Watchmen go from here? Wherever it goes, it’s going to be thrilling to go along with it.

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Star Wars Resistance Season 2 Episode 3

After fleeing the First Order’s ambush in “Quick Salvage Run,” the Colossus needs to up its game in defense. Captain Doza (Jason Hightower) brings in the Rebel veteran Jared Yeager (Scott Lawrence) to refine the combat skills of the Aces, the Colossus star racers who doubled as the protectors from pirates.

Due to his past aerial defense of the Colossus and his New Republic military education, Kazuda Xiono (Christopher Sean) is drafted as an Ace and Yeager’s training assistant. Yeager and Kaz take the Aces to a remote ice-pillared moon for training. Meanwhile, aboard a Star Destroyer, Tam Ryvora (Suzie McGrath) receives her respective flight education with the First Order.  Read More »

the crown season 3 teaser

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Sarah Silverman strikes a deal for a late-night series pilot and stand-up comedy special with HBO.
  • Heather Graham joins The Stand.
  • What We Do in the Shadows season 2 has started production.
  • Stephen Colbert will host The Late Show until at least 2023.
  • Kurt Sutter has bee fired for being a jerk.
  • There will be a dramatic TV series based on Clueless for some reason.
  • A TV adaptation of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical will air on Nickelodeon.
  • The Crown season 3 now has a regal poster.
  • Bless the Harts renewed for a second season.
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series has also been renewed for a second season.

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el camino scene breakdown

By now you’ve probably watched El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, the follow-up to the hit show that reveals what happened to Aaron Paul‘s Jesse Pinkman. If you still haven’t, well…avoid this story, I guess. Because in an El Camino scene breakdown below, Paul takes us shot by shot through one of the movie’s most harrowing scenes. The scene in question brings back a Breaking bad character who met their demise in the series, so their presence here would definitely constitute some sort of spoiler. You’ve been warned!

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sequel bits

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Jurassic World 3 has hired two more lead actors
  • Director Doug Liman talks about the planned Edge of Tomorrow sequel
  • Jake Johnson says he would come back in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2
  • Justin Lin was wearing a “Justice For Han” shirt on the Fast 9 set
  • Remember Chicken Run? Looks like a sequel may finally be in the works
  • And more!

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Francis Ford Coppola Criticizes Marvel Movies

Martin Scorsese threw fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe into a tizzy recently when he said that the films of Marvel Studios and other superhero movies alike were not what he considered cinema. Instead, he equated them to theme park rides and even took it a step further by saying movie theaters needed to support what he called “narrative films” instead of superhero movies. At the same time, he did acknowledge the hard work that goes into them, though he reaffirmed his belief that they are not truly cinema. But director Francis Ford Coppola took it a step further.

While speaking to journalists in Lyon, France after accepting the Prix Lumiere award for his overall contributions to cinema throughout his career, Coppola was asked about Martin Scorsese’s comments, and The Godfather saga fiilmmaker did not hold back when throwing shade at Marvel movies, reiterating again that they “are not cinema” but also adding that they are “despicable.” Find out the rest of the Francis Ford Coppola Marvel movie criticism below. Read More »

doug liman gambit

Doug Liman has been attached to a couple comic book properties over the years, neither of which made their way beyond the planning stages. First there was 20th Century Fox’s embattled X-Men spin-off Gambit, which Liman left before shortly boarding and departing Warner Bros.’ Justice League Dark. But it’s not because the Edge of Tomorrow director is trying to live by his acclaimed 2014 film’s mantra of “live, die, repeat” in his career. Liman revealed why he left both projects, and why the Gambit movie is officially dead in the dust.

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Fewer trailers

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 hoard some shoes in the Philippines, go out murdering with our bestie, break our back, go behind the music at a small club where debauchery was the norm, and find inspiration in some kids who play high school football. Read More »

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streaming horror terrified

Welcome to 31 Days of Streaming Horror. Every day this October we’ll be highlighting a different streaming horror movie to help you get into the Halloween spirit. Today’s entry: Terrified (2018).

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