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Why 1 Marvel Writer Isn’t Happy with Mantis in GotG2

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hit theaters last week, and so far everyone is loving it. However, one Marvel Comics writer, Steve Englehart, wasn’t thrilled with the introduction of a certain new character. In a recent interview, he explained that Mantis, played by Pom Klementieff, wasn’t exactly as he and co-writer Don Heck wrote her.   “Well, I was not …

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Movie Review: ‘Everything, Everything’ is Forgettable Forgettable

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“I love you.” “I loved you before I met you.” -Actual dialogue from Everything, Everything The two teenage leads of this typical Bubble Boy drama could make a great couple if only they had a script. J. Mills Goodloe’s screenplay, based on the best-selling novel by Nicola Yoon, gives them plenty to do, but nothing to say. Here are two …

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Movie Review: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Is Bloody, Intense & Thought-Provoking

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As the sequel to Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, which was itself a prequel to Scott’s Alien, Alien: Covenant finally brings the familiar xenomorph monsters back to the big screen, but also with plenty of new ideas. In an age where most remakes and reboots tends to bank hard on nostalgia, Scott’s latest Alien picture attempts to do more than just present the …

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Trailer: Michael Jackson Biopic Is Creepy & Unnecessary

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Release Date: May 29, 2017 Studio: Lifetime Director: Dianne Houston MPAA Rating: N/A Starring: Navi, Chad L. Coleman, Sam Adegoke, Aidan Hanlon Smith, Taegen Burns, Michael Mourra, A. Russell Andrews, Isabella Hofman Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland is based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, and told through the eyes of Jackson’s …

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Trailer: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Is Heavy on the War

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Release date: July 14, 2017 Studio: 20th Century Fox Director: Matt Reeves MPAA Rating: N/A Starring: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary In “War for the Planet of the Apes,” the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans …

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Movie Review: ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’ Proves Long and Wimpy

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul is such a foul miscalculation of kid-friendly entertainment that it begins with a warning. The Heffley family enters into a family-fun restaurant packed with screaming babies, disgusting food, filthy playground equipment and dirty diapers flung everywhere from plates to ball pits. This is a world where the unlucky boy Greg Heffley (Jason …

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Is Natalie Portman Returning for ‘Thor: Ragnarok?’

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Ahhh, the fickle heart of a Norse god. When Chris Hemsworth first appeared as Thor in the movie of the same name in 2011, his character immediately fell for Natalie Portman‘s scientist Jane Foster. But then, poof! Jane Foster disappeared. At the end of Thor, Jane was looking for a way to reach Thor in Asgard. In the sequel Thor: The Dark World, …

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‘Baywatch’ Red Band Trailer Features Steamy Zac Efron & Dwayne Johnson Smooch

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Slow motion running. Women in bikinis. And…a kiss between Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson? Believe it or not, these are the things that make up the new Baywatch. A red band trailer for the movie reboot of the popular television show is now out. The 1990s version of Baywatch was filled with gorgeous beach bodies and plenty of lifeguard action. It originally …

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Trailer: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Is a Stylized Masterpiece

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Release date: October 6, 2017 Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Director: Denis Villeneuve MPAA Rating: N/A Screenwriters: Michael Green, Hampton Fancher Starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto, Edward James Olmos Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer …

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