Detective Pikachu outtakes

Ryan Reynolds has built an entire career out of being a charming-but-foul-mouthed wise ass on screen, so it’s not too surprising that he kept that spirit alive even while voicing a beloved children’s character. In a new interview, Reynolds has explained that there are enough profane Detective Pikachu outtakes from his recording sessions that, should the studio want to, a new R-rated cut of the movie could be created from them.
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blow the man down review

Sex, drugs, and murder rock the sleepy New England seaside town in Blow the Man Down, a chillingly savage debut feature from co-directors and screenwriters Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy that makes a strong case for them to be the heirs to the Coen Brothers’ wintry crime drama throne. Plenty of talented filmmakers have tried to ape the Coens’ singular brand of brutal absurdity, but Cole and Krudy succeed in pulling off Fargo-esque shenanigans while adding their own feminist twist.

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Murder Mystery Trailer

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston are back together again after first starring in Just Go With It. But this time they’re not falling in love. Instead, they’re on the run after being framed for a murder on board a billionaire’s yacht in Europe, putting them in the middle of a Murder Mystery. Thankfully, it looks a little bit better than the standard Adam Sandler feature comedy fare, thought that’s not necessarily saying much. Watch the Murder Mystery trailer below to check it out. Read More »

nightmare alley remake

Guillermo del Toro is ready to return to directing after winning an Oscar for The Shape of Water. The filmmaker will helm a remake of the 1940s noir Nightmare Alley, and he’s already attracting some serious star power. Leonardo DiCaprio is in talks to star in del Toro’s movie, which will follow a con-man who teams up with a psychic, and then later a psychiatrist, to scam people. Since del Toro’s involved, I’m assuming some sort of sexy monster will show up at some point. But maybe not.

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With Murder on the Orient Express, director and actor Kenneth Branagh loaded the cast with famous faces and impressive actors, all in the name of bringing Agatha Christie’s mystery to life. Branagh clearly wants to repeat this approach with the sequel, Death on the Nile. Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer and Jodie Comer already have parts, and now Black Panther breakout Letitia Wright has climbed aboard the Death on the Nile cast as well. Wright will play one of the suspects Branagh’s Hercule Poirot is investigating.

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veronica mars teaser

Veronica Mars is back in the leather jacket, which may be out of season for the show’s July 26 premiere date, but oh does it feel so good. Hulu announced the premiere date of the highly anticipated eight-episode revival of Rob Thomas‘ beloved mystery drama series in the new Veronica Mars teaser, which sees Kristen Bell donning her familiar leather jacket and trusty taser. Watch the new Veronica Mars teaser below.

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knives out footage reaction

Rian Johnson is following up Star Wars: The Last Jedi with Knives Out, a star-studded mystery movie that released its first footage to the crowd at CinemaCon. According to Johnson himself, Knives Out is a tribute to the locked-room mysteries of Agatha Christie, with Daniel Craig’s Detective Benoit Blanc meant to evoke Christie’s Hercule Poirot.

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Dead to Me Trailer

Dealing with the death of a loved one is always difficult. But after Jen (Christina Applegate) loses her husband in the new Netflix series Dead to Me, her cynical attitude and grim sense of humor doesn’t jibe well with the touchy feely remorse that everyone around her is feeling. Thankfully, an unlikely friend arrives at a grief support group in the form of Judy (Linda Cardellini). However, the friendship suddenly becomes a bit of a red flag when it’s revealed that Judy has a dark past and seems to be hiding a big secret. Will Jen care about this revelation when Judy is the only one who makes her feel like she’s not losing her mind? Watch the Dead to Me trailer below. Read More »

detective pikachu graphic novel

Detective Pikachu has come so far since the video game first debuted in 2016: it’s gone from a popular video game to one of the most anticipated feature films of 2019. And now it’s taking over one more medium: the comic book. A Detective Pikachu graphic novel is set to be released this summer as a companion to the Ryan Reynolds-starring feature film.

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After a five year hiatus from creating film scores, Nathan Johnson is returning to the art form to compose the score for Rian Johnson‘s upcoming murder mystery Knives Out. Nathan, who happens to be Rian’s cousin, has been responsible for the music in all of Rian’s movies save for Star Wars: The Last Jedi (which, naturally, was provided by John Williams). Read More »