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chilling adventures of sabrina canceled

Chaos will reign for just one more season. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has been canceled by Netflix ahead of its fourth season, which will act as its finale when it premieres on the streaming giant later this year.

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new batwoman lead

Gotham City has a new Caped Crusader in town. God Friended Me actress Javicia Leslie has been cast as the new Batwoman lead, replacing Ruby Rose’s Kate Kane in season 2 of the CW series. Leslie, who will be the first Black actress to ever portray Batwoman in live-action, will be playing a new character named Ryan Wilder.

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Fantasia 2020 second wave

The virtual Fantasia Fest 2020 just unleashed its second wave of programming, and, as is par for the course for the fest, it’s wild. Full of genre titles, foreign language films, and a movie about a pair of murderous jeans. Because of the coronavirus, Fantasia is going fully virtual this year, with scheduled live screenings, program libraries, panels, and workshops. The fest will also be accessible across Canada and geo-locked to the country. See the line-up of Fantasia 2020 second wave titles below. Fantasia takes place from August 20 to September 2, 2020.

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The Mandalorian Cereal

When Baby Yoda got punched by a Scout Trooper in the first season finale of the Star Wars series The Mandalorian, fans went crazy. The internet basically called for the head of Jason Sudeikis, who played the violating Imperial trooper, even though he apparently forgot about the scene until he started trending on Twitter because of it. But how will they treat themselves so harshly when they’re presented with the opportunity to eat Baby Yoda in the form of tiny marshmallows in The Mandalorian cereal? Read More »

Siskel and Ebert on Johnny Carson

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 a throwback clip to an appearance by famed film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Plus, check out a video essay about Mad Men exploring how the show skillfully employs text, subtext, and symbolic imagery to emotionally sway the audience. And finally, Friends stars Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston talk to each other about The Morning Show and Space Force, and more. Read More »

/Filmcast Ep. 574 – Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosting Saturday Night Live

Devindra praises the start-up Carvana while David trashes the app Quibi. For the feature review, the cast finally streams Hamilton, the sensational Broadway musical created by Lin Manuel Miranda, now available on Disney Plus. Read Christopher Nolan’s position on chairs on set here. Read Vulture’s feature about Quibi here.

Wonder Woman 1984 Promo Art

Are you bummed that Marvel Studios won’t have a panel for San Diego Comic-Con at Home? Did you hear Kanye West wants his presidential administration to be like Wakanda? Will Agents of SHIELD have Coulson reunited with Captain America while they time travel? Is Keanu Reeves returning for a Constantine movie for J.J. Abrams? Will Cyborg get his own Knightmare sequence in Zack Snyder’s Justice League? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

The Wonder Years reboot

The Wonder Years is making a comeback.

ABC is developing a reboot of the classic family television series, with the intention of debuting the series for the 2021-2022 season. But instead of following a suburban White family like the original series did, this reboot will center on a Black family. Empire co-creator Lee Daniels will executive produce the new version alongside Fred Savage, who starred in the original series. Original series co-creator Neal Marlens is on board as a consultant.
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the 1619 project

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement and global protests that are shaking up the current political landscape, Oprah Winfrey is teaming up with Lionsgate and Pultizer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones to adapt Hannah-Jones landmark examination of racism in the U.S., The 1619 Project, for the screen.

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greatest beer run ever cast

The Greatest Beer Run EverPeter Farrelly‘s Green Book follow-up that reunites him with star Viggo Mortensen, just added another cast member to help out with the titular beer run. Dylan O’Brien is in negotiations to take the lead role in the film, with Mortensen set for a supporting part. O’Brien is known for Teen Wolf and also The Maze Runner franchise, so maybe they should retitle this The Greatest Maze Run Ever instead. Or not. They can do whatever they want, I don’t really care that much.

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