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henry cavill reads the witcher

As I write this, it’s Friday, it’s late in the day, and we’re all ready for the weekend to get here. None of us much feels like doing anything that requires real effort at the moment, so my advice is to just kick back and relax. And what could be more relaxing than having professional handsome man Henry Cavill read The Witcher? The actor, who stars in the upcoming Netflix Witcher series, sat down to read some passages from a Witcher book.

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Into the Unknown In 29 Languages

Frozen II has been dubbed into 45 languages, because Disney’s reach is far and wide. So what does “Into the Unknown”, the big showstopping number from the sequel, sound like in other native tongues? Disney has the answer, releasing a new “Into the Unknown” video that features 29 different languages, starting off in English before switching to Castilian Spanish, PRC Mandarin, and more. Check it out below.

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watchmen dr. manhattan reveal

It’s been several days since the latest Watchmen episode, “A God Walks Into Abar,” and I still can’t believe that this series was able to top itself after the last big reveal of Will Reeves being Hooded Justice. But top itself it has, and in the most unexpected way possible.

How many of us are still trying to pick our jaws off the floor from the revelation about Dr. Manhattan’s identity? At this point, I really don’t know where the show will take us in its final two episodes, but I can only imagine how rocked we’re going to be by the number of reveals there are left in store for us. But with that said, what sense can we make from what we’ve witnessed in this episode? How does Dr. Manhattan’s appearance change anything going forward? Let me try to put my brain back together and suss out what we can glean from this monumental reveal.

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Galaxy's Edge lightsaber show

Last week I traveled to Walt Disney World in Florida to experience the grand opening of Rise of the Resistance, the new ride in Hollywood Studios’ Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. For the opening dedication, Disney closed Batuu’s Black Spire Outpost for a grand party, which included life-size X-Wing drones, a lightsaber battle stunt show, fireworks and much more. It’s all part of an unfolding narrative Star Wars story that took place at locations around the land throughout the night, giving us a peek at what Galaxy’s Edge should be like every single night.

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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 go retro with our comedy, write a few movie reviews, revisit what happened in 2016 to this nation, see what Robert Downey Jr. is up to, and find our newest guilty pleasure.

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 - X-Men Dark Phoenix DLC

Want to see the trailer for the new X-Men DLC for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3? Will you read Iron Man 2020 in January? Who was recently cast in Falcon and the Winter Soldier? Do you have your DVR set correctly for the Watchmen finale this weekend? Did you hear Disney CEO Bob Iger is going to meet with Martin Scorsese? Could the black suit Superman photo posted by Zack Snyder just be Photoshopped? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

briarpatch trailer

Briarpatch is the kind of sleek, stylish neo-noir series that could catch your eye in the age of Peak TV. Coupled with a severe performance by Rosario Dawson, and this USA mystery-thriller anthology series may be the next big thing. Watch the Briarpatch trailer below.

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In this edition of Theme Park Bits:

  • Details have emerged about Disneyland’s new parade.
  • Watch the grand opening of Walt Disney World’s new resort hotel.
  • Rise of the Resistance is working through crowds.
  • And more!

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danny aiello obit

Danny Aiello, a character actor with prominent roles in MoonstruckDo the Right Thing, and more, has died at the age of 89. Aiello’s career began in the 1970s, and he worked steadily for the next several decades. His turn as Sal in Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor, and his acting roles included extensive work on both small and big screen.

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Knights of Ren Names

Fans have demanded to see more of the Knights of Ren in the new Star Wars trilogy, and they’re finally getting their wish with The Rise of Skywalker. Kylo Ren’s old buddies are back, and they all look like goofy steampunk hockey goalies. The characters are still shrouded in secrecy, so much so that we don’t even know their names. Until now! Well, at least one of their names. According to a Topps card, one of the Knights has a name, and it’s Trudgen.

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