Karen Gillan shoots a lot of guns in the latest Gunpowder Milkshake trailer. This female-driven action flick has Gillan playing an assassin who decides to protect an 8-year-old girl from the very crime syndicate she’s worked for her entire life. Lena Headey, Carla Gugino, Michelle Yeoh, and Angela Bassett are also all on board, playing kick-ass characters who get to look really cool while firing weapons in slow motion. Also, Paul Giamatti is in this! So you can pretend this is a sequel to the mostly-forgotten 2007 movie Shoot ‘Em Up if you so desire.
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In what looks like a fun, female spin on the John Wick formula, Lean Headey and Karen Gillan star in the new action thriller Gunpowder Milkshake as a mother-daughter assassin team forced to take on the ruthless crime syndicate that once employed them. The first Gunpowder Milkshake trailer has arrived, and it just looks like a blast, especially when you see the full ensemble of assassins in the movie. Read More »
The time has come for yet another movie to head to Netflix. Gunpowder Milkshake, the female-driven action flick that stars Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh, and Carla Gugino, has just been scooped up by the streaming service, which will debut it sometime this summer in the U.S., while Studiocanal will release in the UK, France, Germany, AUZ/NZ, and STX will handle distribution in Canada, Latin America, and China. There’s also already a sequel in the works.
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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, a video essay tries to explain why what Martin Scorsese said about Marvel movies is right, and that probably won’t ruffle any feathers at all. Plus, Eddie Murphy and some of the cast of Dolemite is My Name talk about making the movie, blaxploitation, and more, and Tig Notaro tries to figure out who Game of Thrones star Lena Headey is in a new Under a Rock. Read More »
The nominations for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, and you know what that means: it’s time to pick apart the selections and make our case for why some of our favorites didn’t make the cut. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ voting body has about 24,000 members, and their collective decisions gave us plenty of nominations to praise and scratch our heads about.
Let’s run through a list of some of the 2019 Emmys snubs and surprises below. Read More »
The cast of Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance just keeps getting better and better. Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians), Benedict Wong (Avengers: Endgame), and Sigourney Weaver are among the new additions to the cast, which already includes the likes of Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, Helena Bonham Carter, Mark Hamill, Jason Isaacs, and more.
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Game of Thrones may be over, but our watch has not ended. The HBO series left us with plenty to think about, but as we slowly begin to assess the show’s legacy, we’re still hearing trickles of information from those who were involved about how the show could have been different. We’ll tackle some of those revelations below to avoid putting spoilers out in the open, but one thing I want to tease is that actress Lena Headey has confirmed a scene was shot involving Cersei’s miscarriage – a plot point suspected by some fans, but which ultimately wasn’t included in the show. Read on for more on the final season of Game of Thrones, as well as some updates on the upcoming prequel series. Read More »
Did you ever dream of becoming a professional wrestler when you were a kid? Well, in the new comedy Fighting with My Family, British siblings Paige (Florence Pugh) and Zak (Jack Lowden) certainly did, and it’s not something that they’ve given up even as they’ve grown into adults. It just so happens that dreams sometime come true, even in 2018, because they get the call from the WWE to come try out for the big leagues. And they somehow get taken under the wing of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. But as the Fighting with my Family trailer shows, they’re not both going to become WWE Superstars. Read More »
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Trollhunters, the Netflix animated series from Guillermo del Toro, is gearing up for a second season, and now there’s a trailer to get fans excited. The series is a tale of two worlds colliding – the normal world as we know it, and a secret underground world of trolls. And we’re talking the mythical monstrous trolls here, not the angry people who haunt message boards and comment sections. The Trollhunters Part 2 trailer is waiting below.
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With Game of Thrones approaching its final season, its stars are soon going to be moving on to other projects. But here’s a follow-up I don’t think any of us foresaw: actress Lena Headey, who plays the fierce and cunning Cersei Lannister in the HBO fantasy series, is in talks to star in a film called Banking on Mr. Toad, which will blend live-action and CGI to tell the story of Kenneth Grahame, the author of the successful children’s novel Wind in the Willows.
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