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Movie Review: ‘Birth of a Nation’ Shouts with Shock and Cliché

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Is The Birth of a Nation the influential film it aims to be? Read our movie review to find out: There are few times when I find myself uneasily frustrated with a movie such as The Birth of a Nation on so many levels. For every quintessential moment of disturbing racism from America’s slavery era, there’s a disappointing cliché where the …

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Trailer: The ’90s Make a Comeback with ‘Legends of the Hidden Temple’

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Release date: November 26, 2016 (Television) Studio: Nickelodeon Director: Joe Menendez MPAA Rating: N/A Starring: Isabela Moner, Daniel Cudmore, Michael Benyaer, Jet Jurgensmeyer, Colin Critchley, Kirk Fogg Nickelodeon will premiere the Legends of the Hidden Temple original TV movie, inspired by the network’s iconic ‘90s game show of the same name, on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). Isabela …

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All 30 DC Comics Movies Ranked from Best to Worst – What’s Your Favorite?

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Movies based on popular DC Comics have faced some stiff competition at the box office from the Marvel cinematic universe. However, like Marvel, DC has a long tradition of comic book superheroes  and they’ve made some incredible movies like Batman V Superman and The Dark Knight, in addition to their share of box office bombs. Check out our list of all 30 DC …

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Trailer: Natalie Portman is Tragic Perfection in ‘Jackie’

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Release date: December 2, 2016 (limited) Director: Pablo Larraín MPAA Rating: R Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt Directed by Pablo Larraín (No, Neruda) and written by Noah Oppenheim, the film stars Academy Award winner Natalie Portman, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, Academy Award nominee John Hurt, and Peter Sarsgaard. Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of …

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Benedict Cumberbatch & Marvel Launch Hero Acts – Find Out How to Help HERE

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Marvel heroes are great at kicking butt onscreen, but it turns out the actors behind our favorite characters are pretty cool people as well (as if we didn’t know that already). Going hand in hand with the upcoming release of Doctor Strange, Benedict Cumberbatch and Marvel Studios have announced a new initiative known as Hero Acts. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige …

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Ben Stiller Reveals Cancer Diagnosis, Endorses PSA Test

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Actor Ben Stiller has just revealed some pretty big news. Two years ago, he began a battle with prostate cancer. He was just 48 years old at the time. Ben Stiller finally decided to speak about his experience when he realized that the PSA test–which was used to detect his cancer–was something other people needed to know about as well. …

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Karl Urban Wraps as Skurge on ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

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It seems like just yesterday Karl Urban was revealed to be playing Skurge the Executioner in Thor: Ragnarok, but things move quickly in the movie world. The actor has just revealed that he’s officially wrapped on the film. Though Karl Urban has typically found himself on the side of good in roles like Doctor “Bones” McCoy in Star Trek and Eomer in Lord of …

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Trailer: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Frightens with Javier Bardem

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Release date: May 26, 2017 (3D/2D theaters and IMAX) Studio: Walt Disney Pictures Directors: Espen Sandberg, Joachim Rønning MPAA Rating: N/A Screenwriter: Jeff Nathanson Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Kevin R. McNally, Stephen Graham, Golshifteh Farahani, Kaya Scodelario, Brenton Thwaites, Orlando Bloom, Paul McCartney Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of …

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