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August, 2017

  • 18 August

    Movie Review: ‘Menashe’ Is a Yiddish Masterpiece of Single Fatherhood

    Menashe Movie Review

    The story is familiar, but the world is rarely seen in movies and entirely in Yiddish. Menashe (Menashe Lustig) is a portly Hasidic Jew that has recently lost his wife. His ten-year-old son Rieven is taken out of his custody as the Orthodox Jewish community believes he is not fit to care for him without a wife in the apartment …

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  • 17 August

    Japanese ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Trailer Unveils More Doctor Strange

    Thor: Ragnarok Japanese Trailer

    As we get closer to the release date of Thor: Ragnarok, more mysteries are being revealed. Now, a new trailer for the flick has hit the web that’s bringing some more questions to the surface. The Japanese trailer for Thor: Ragnarok just hit the internet, and there are a couple big changes from the versions we’ve seen before. First off, we’re seeing a …

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  • 16 August

    Trailer: Peter Dinklage Investigates Mysterious Death in Sci-Fi ‘Rememory’

    Rememory Movie Trailer

    Release date: September 8, 2017 (limited) Studio: Lionsgate Premiere Director: Mark Palansky MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for bloody accident images, some violence, thematic material and brief strong language) Starring: Peter Dinklage, Julia Ormond, Martin Donovan, Anton Yelchin, Henry Ian Cusick, Evelyne Brochu “Rememory” explores the unexplained death of Gordon Dunn (Martin Donovan), a visionary scientific pioneer whose body is found shortly …

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  • 15 August

    Stuntwoman Joi Harris Killed on Set of ‘Deadpool 2’

    Joi Harris Deadpool 2 Stuntwoman

    Making movies seems glamorous, but sometimes people forget just how much work and how many people it takes to make a film. Sadly, sometimes things get dangerous for those working on set. After an accident on the set of Deadpool 2, stuntwoman Joi “SJ” Harris has passed away. On Monday, Harris was performing a stunt on a motorcycle when something went …

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  • 14 August

    Why Chris Hemsworth Ditched the Wig for ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

    Thor: Ragnarok Wig Chris Hemsworth

    There are a lot of changes happening in the Thor series. We’ve been following the news on Thor: Ragnarok with close attention, from Taika Waititi taking the helm to the Hulk’s first words. However, Chris Hemsworth‘s new hairdo had yet to be explored. In the trailers, we can see that the god of thunder is no longer donning his luscious long …

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  • 11 August

    Movie Review: ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Does Decent Doll Horror

    Annabelle: Creation Movie Review

    Dolls have always been pitched as staples of movie horror, but I don’t see the fright in such figures. They’re small, light and fragile enough that you can punch, kick, toss or chuck them a few yards with ease. This is why 2014’s Annabelle was such a lackluster movie by focusing so heavily on a rigid doll that all a …

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  • 10 August

    Disney to Create Separate Streaming Service for Marvel & Star Wars?

    Disney Streaming Star Wars Marvel

    UPDATE: Earlier this week, Disney revealed that they’d be removing their content from Netflix. However, there’s more to the story. Apparently, they are thinking keeping their own content split up, with separate streaming services for Marvel and Star Wars content. According to Disney CEO Bob Iger, there isn’t a ton of overlap between Disney fans and that other content. For example, kids …

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  • 9 August

    Disney Ditches Netflix in Favor of Own Streaming Service

    Disney Netflix Streaming

    Disney has established itself as one of the biggest cultural institutions around. However, their decision to say sayonara to Netflix sounds like one of Disney’s less wise decisions. There are a lot of television streaming services out there right now, including Amazon Prime and HBO Go. But if viewers had to choose just one to subscribe to, it would be …

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  • 8 August

    Who Is Skurge in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ & Why Did He Join the Evil Side?

    Thor: Ragnarok Skurge Karl Urban

    Not only will Thor: Ragnarok have a whole new tone, but it will also be introducing a whole slew of new characters. We’ve got Cate Blanchett’s Hela and Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie. But perhaps the character we still know the least about is Karl Urban’s Skurge. In the trailers, we can see him clearly standing side by side with the villainous Hela. There’s …

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  • 7 August

    Chris Pratt & Anna Faris Announce Separation after 8-Year Marriage

    Chris Pratt Anna Faris Divorce

    Say it ain’t so! One of our favorite Hollywood couples is calling it quits. Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announced that they are now filing for separation. The two were married in 2009 after meeting on the set of Take Me Home Tonight. Three years later, they had a son together named Jack. The pair’s recent announcement states that Jack was …

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  • 4 August

    Movie Review: ‘Detroit’ Churns with Draining Violence and Racism

    Detroit Movie Review

    Detroit is the type of film that makes you feel uncomfortable in more ways than one. Yes, it is disheartening and tragic to watch the violence break out in the streets of Detroit during the riots of the 1960s, fueled by fear and racism. It’s also shocking to watch police officers brutally beat and shoot black suspects in cold blood. …

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  • 3 August

    ‘The Emoji Movie’ Is Hilariously Tanking with the Critics

    The Emoji Movie

    Sometimes a movie is so bad, we can’t help but giggle deviously. Why? Because chances are we are sitting on a big fat “I told you so.” That’s definitely the case with The Emoji Movie. Seriously, who thought it was a good idea? If you live in a city where movies are all the rage, chances are you’ve seen those awful …

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  • 2 August

    Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence Suffers in ‘Mother!’ Teaser

    Mother Trailer Jennifer Lawrence

    Release date: September 15, 2017 Studio: Paramount Pictures Director: Darren Aronofsky MPAA Rating: N/A Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Domhnall Gleeson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Harris, Brian Gleeson A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.  

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  • 1 August

    Redbox’s 5 August Releases to Watch: ‘Kong: Skull Island’ & More!

    Kong: Skull Island Redbox August

    Get these August Redbox releases (including Kong: Skull Island) to round out the summer! Summer is almost over and there’s only so much time to catch up on movies before school is back in session and summer work hours come to an end. If you can’t make it out to the theater, you should be able to make it to …

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July, 2017

  • 31 July

    The Scene That Made Cate Blanchett Join ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

    Thor: Ragnarok Cate Blanchett

    Marvel fans are getting supremely excited for Thor: Ragnarok. As the next MCU film on the docket, all eyes are turning towards the colorful Asgardian adventure. It’s got a whole host of stellar actors involved, too. But how did Cate Blanchett wind up on board? Cate Blanchett has won Oscars, but fantasies aren’t exactly out of her wheelhouse. Fans of Lord of …

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