the informer trailer

Joel Kinnaman has nailed the tortured ex-military man niche, and he brings it to a new Aviron Pictures crime thriller co-starring Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, and Common. Kinnaman plays the titular character in The Informer, a crime thriller based on the book Three Seconds by Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström, which follows one man caught in the crosshairs of a battle between the mob, the NYPD, and the FBI as he seeks to escape to save his family. Watch the first The Informer trailer below.

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agents of shield season 7 renewed

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., one of network television’s most criminally underrated series, has been renewed for a seventh season at ABC. The network has given the Marvel series a season 7 order ahead of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s sixth season, which is set to premiere in next summer.

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the criterion channel

The Criterion Collection and WarnerMedia have announced the launch of The Criterion Collection as a new independent streaming service. That’s great news for cinephiles that have been mourning the demise of FilmStruck, the niche but well-beloved movie subscription service that WarnerMedia unceremoniously axed last month. However, this happy news for movie lovers seems like it translates to one sad thing: FilmStruck is probably dead.

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general mills cereal monster universe

For years, every studio in Hollywood has wanted to cash in on the cinematic universe craze. Now that fervor has spread beyond Hollywood and reached…the cereal industry? General Mills, the food company behind ubiquitous brands like Cheerios and Cocoa Puffs, wants to launch the cinematic universe you’ve been craving all this time: a General Mills Cereal Monsters universe. Seriously.

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x-men apocalypse oscar isaac

Actors go through all manner of discomfort and grueling hours to deliver audiences the best possible movies they can, which makes it all the more tragic when the final product is a disappointment.

Such was the case with X-Men: Apocalypse, which may have been just as bad for the actors to film as it was for the audience to watch it. But perhaps no one had it worse than Oscar Isaac, who had to endure hours of make-up prosthetics and attempt to realistically deliver lines like “LEAAARNING.” And one thing we’re learning two years after the release of X-Men: Apocalypse is that Isaac suffered even more than we expected.

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lost disney cartoon

Before Mickey Mouse, there was Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, the very first major animated character created by Walt Disney who starred in as many as 27 short films. But misfortune struck the long-eared anthropomorphic animal in 1928 when Disney lost the rights to the character to a rival studio, eventually bringing about the creation of Mickey Mouse (rocking a very similar design but belonging wholly to Disney). Things went from bad to worse for poor Oswald, whose many short films ended up becoming lost in time. Only 19 of the original Oswald short films survived, but miraculously, a lost Disney cartoon starring Oswald has resurfaced in Japan 70 years later.

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a christmas prince a royal wedding trailer

‘Tis the season for stuffing us with as many sweet confections and cheesy Christmas movies as our bodies can handle. And Netflix is living up to the task of providing us with the latter, blessing us with a Christmas movie sequel we never knew we needed burned in our brains immediately.

Last year’s cliche-ridden holiday mega-hit A Christmas Prince is getting a sequel, titled (what else) A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding. And naturally, in the aftermath of one of the biggest royal weddings of the century, it’s a thinly-veiled Meghan Markle metaphor. See A Christmas Prince The Royal Wedding trailer below.

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everybody knows trailer

Penelope Cruz reunites onscreen with spouse Javier Bardem for the first time since 2013’s The Counselor in a new movie this year. But while that movie didn’t give them much screen time together, Everybody Knows puts the duo through the wringer. Cruz and Bardem star in the taut kidnapping thriller from Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi which premiered at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival in May. Ahead of the film’s U.S. release this coming February, Focus Features has released the first Everybody Knows trailer.

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the liberator

Netflix is breaking new ground in the animation industry with its new live-action/CGI animation hybrid series, The Liberator. The streaming service has ordered the World War II animated series that combines live-action performance with “state of the art” CGI with a never-before-used technology called Trioscope Enhanced Hybrid Animation.

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veronica mars revival cast

The Veronica Mars revival is starting to find its tempo. Hulu’s eight-episode revival of the cult mystery drama series has added a formidable new antagonist to its cast, just as the team wraps up their very first table read. J.K. Simmons is the newest actor to join the Veronica Mars revival cast, taking on the role of an ex-con working for a corrupt real estate businessman who Veronica (Kristen Bell) helps expose in season 2.

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