Finally, here’s a good reason to watch DC Universe. The DC streaming service hasn’t exactly set the world on fire with its quality, and it made the most headlines when it canceled Swamp Thing almost immediately, even before the entire first season had streamed in full. On top of all that, rumors abound that the service’s days are numbered, and that its content will be shifted over to the other Warner Bros. streaming service – HBO Max. But for now, DC Universe has landed itself a must-see series: Harley Quinn, a very R-Rated animated series that successfully takes the piss out of the entire Batman mythos, conjuring up a hilarious, irreverent piece of pop entertainment.
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George Lucas giving up Star Wars in his sale of Lucasfilm to The Walt Disney Company in 2012 was undoubtedly a difficult thing for him to do. It probably got significantly harder when he learned that producer Kathleen Kennedy, director J.J. Abrams, and writer Michael Arndt would not be following the new trilogy storyline he charted out long before the sale took place. So no one was surprised to hear that George Lucas was disappointed in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but director J.J. Abrams says he doesn’t take it personally. And despite not having the same story Lucas envisioned for the future of Star Wars, he still made an effort to “adhere to some fundamental aspects of the story” after meeting with Lucas before The Rise of Skywalker. Read More »
Deborah Chow directed this third installment of The Mandalorian entitled “The Sin” and it’s yet another terrific episode of the Disney+ series.
Naturally, there are spoilers ahead.
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Chuck Palahniuk‘s Survivor isn’t the most commercial concept for a film adaptation. For a long time now, a movie based on Palahniuk’s dark comedy has struggled to reach theaters, and back in 2007, Francis Lawrence was one of the filmmakers who gave it a shot. As the I Am Legend and Mockingjay director told us, the book is a difficult nut to crack, but he’s currently attempting to adapt it as a television series. Lawrence now has the option to the book again, and he is excited about it.
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A long holiday weekend is just around the corner, folks. You know what that means: stuffing your face with carbs. Also: watching movies. But where to start? There are so many options now, thanks to the wild world of streaming. And to complicate matters even more, there are new streaming services popping-up every week! For instance: for the first time ever, Disney+ is featured in this column. But don’t fret: I’m here to help guide you. These are the best movies streaming right now. Let’s get streaming!
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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has come and gone from theaters, but now it’s soon to be buzzed about all over again as awards season starts to heat up. The movie is bound to be in the running for several big awards when the Oscar nominations are announced early next year, but for now, it’s campaigning just like every other hopeful nominee out there. To help make the push across the board, a new vignette takes a look at how Quentin Tarantino‘s passion for old Hollywood is all over this movie.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch as James Corden rounds up the cast of Frozen 2 for a new edition of his recurring Crosswalk: The Musical segment, bringing the original Frozen to the streets of Los Angeles. Plus, find out how the classic holiday movie It’s A Wonderful Life compares to the short story on which it’s based, and listen as Al Pacino breaks down four of his most famous film roles. Read More »
Can you help fund funeral services for the late Christopher Dennis, aka Hollywood’s Superman? Want to see some Watchmen Easter eggs from the fifth episode of the series? Did you hear Stargirl was also going to air on The CW? Which Disney+ series are the Russo Brothers interested in playing around with? Which actor thinks modern superhero movies are over shot and too noisy despite being in some of them? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
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There’s already plenty of content for the biggest Disney fanatics available to stream on Disney+ right now. But next month, a new feature-length documentary called One Day at Disney will be available, allowing fans to see what a day in the life at Disney is like for a variety of employees working for the massive multimedia conglomerate. The documentary will cover everyone from Disney theme park Imagineers to legendary animators and others in between, and one of Disney’s own stars will be our guide. Read More »
Jane Austen’s classic comedy Emma has been adapted several times in a variety of different ways. Gwyneth Paltrow starred in a film adaptation back in 1996, BBC turned it into a miniseries in 2009, and the classic teen comedy Clueless gave us a modern spin on the tale that may as well be the definitive adaptation of the story. But director Autumn de Wilde may have offered some competition in a new adaptation that keeps the period setting but seems to have a quirky, contemporary comedic sensibility. Watch the Emma trailer below. Read More »