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Debbie Reynolds Passes Away at 84 Following Death of Daughter Carrie Fisher

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The impact a broken heart can have is terrifyingly real. After her daughter Carrie Fisher passed away earlier this week, actress Debbie Reynolds died of a stroke just one day later. In her 2013 memoir, Unsinkable, Debbie Reynolds wrote about her fear of losing her daughter before she herself had passed away. “It’s not natural to outlive your child. This has …

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ to Be Set in Sakaar, Home of Planet Hulk Storyline

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There are a lot of mysteries surrounding Thor: Ragnarok, but bit by bit fans are getting a pretty good idea about what to expect. Interviews with director Taika Waititi are helping unveil the mysteries. Waititi himself was an interesting choice for a director, coming from a more comedic background with movies like What We Do in the Shadows. His sense of humor …

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Movie Cats! 21 Feisty Felines Pounce into the Spotlight

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There’s nothing like a feline friend to provide companionship, entertainment and a good solid hiss at an alien or two. Okay, maybe the last part is just about one of our favorite movie cats. Cats have been an important part of history for centuries now, so it’s only fitting they’d earn a place on the silver screen alongside the best …

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Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Actress, Dead at 60

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, actress Carrie Fisher helped transport viewers into a world of sci-fi and heroics with her portrayal of Princess Leia in Star Wars. Fans are remembering her most well-known performance as they mourn the death of Fisher, who passed away early this morning. Fisher had suffered a heart attack during a flight …

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Movie Review: Denzel Washington’s ‘Fences’ Delivers Oscar Worthy Performances

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Denzel Washington directs and stars in the theatrical adaptation of Fences, August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize winning play. As with any adaptation, the question must be asked: Is there anything here to separate it from its previous medium? Yes and no. Fences is loyal to the style of the play in that characters carry long passages of dialogue and mostly occupy a single …

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Movie Review: ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Succeeds With Video Game Action, Not Story

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Video game movies tend to have a huge disconnect with general audiences not familiar with the source material. Assassin’s Creed continues the tradition with a story that is confusing, dreary and devoid of drama or excitement, even when armed with acting heavyweights Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard and Jeremy Irons. I’m sure that Ubisoft’s involvement as a video game company developing …

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Movie Review: ‘Sing’ Hits High Note for Cuteness But Falls Flat on Story

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I came into Sing fully expecting another padded out production from Illumination Entertainment, the studio that’s been coasting on minions babbling and pets being silly. Indeed, Sing is setup to be of similar quality in how it takes the old premise of “Let’s Put on a Show” and uses it as an excuse for anthropomorphic animals to sing popular songs. …

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Star Wars Swashbuckler ‘Rogue One’ Blasts into Earnings Top Spot

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No surprise which movie blasted its way to the top of the revenue lists over the weekend. Despite the publicity push for the Oscar-bound Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling musical La La Land, U.S. audiences went in droves to see the latest Star Wars swashbuckler Rogue One, the well-reviewed eighth movie in the series begun by George Lucas in 1977. Called …

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