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Critics Go Gaga for ‘La La Land’ as Audiences Wait in the Wings

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How do you generate Oscar buzz? It turns out, one of the basic strategies is to offer a film for limited release and let the nationwide audience suffer a bit – or, let’s say, stew in their own juices – in anticipation of a movie like La La Land that is being awarded generous accolades from reviewers. The mysterious film of …

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Movie Review: ‘Miss Sloane’ Plays Fast, Nasty & Clumsy with Politics

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Jessica Chastain shines in Miss Sloane–but is the rest of the movie up to snuff? Read our movie review to find out: In the first shot of Miss Sloane, the titular character reveals the secret to being a lobbyist is to always have an ace up your sleeve. In order to win, one must prepare for all the angles, conceal your …

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Trailer Sets Marvel-ous View Record

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Marvel has been dropping some cool new Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 footage lately, and everyone is obviously excited to get a glimpse at what Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax and the gang have been up to since the first installment came out in 2014. Even if it means scraping over the same four seconds of teaser trailer footage to find clues, the die-hard fans …

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Tom Hardy Lost a Bet with Leonardo DiCaprio & the Punishment is Hilarious

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It’s one thing to be humble, but Tom Hardy took it to a whole other level by making a hilarious bet against himself…which he then lost. Last year’s Oscar-winning film The Revenant was the talk of the Hollywood trades. Before it was even released, people were speculating that it could be the movie to finally earn Leonardo DiCaprio a much deserved …

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Plot of Pixar’s Newest Original Feature ‘Coco’ Revealed!

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Like so much of Hollywood, Pixar has been all about the sequels and franchises lately. But where Pixar really shines is with it’s new ideas, which is why we’re so excited about Coco. Coco has been in the works for at least four years, but up until recently the animation studio has given little away when it comes to the plot details …

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‘Game of Thrones’ Actor Peter Vaughan Passes Away at 93

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Game of Thrones fans are paying tribute today to one of the show’s most beloved actors, Peter Vaughan, who passed away earlier today at the age of 93. Vaughan had a prolific career that began in the 1950’s, but his role as Maester Aemon of the Night’s Watch on Game of Thrones is what introduced him to younger audiences. In the HBO …

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Watch: Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ Renewed for Cool Second Season

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Marvel’s newest Netflix series Luke Cage has barely been out for two months, but fans have been amped for the show from the get-go. Mostly, Luke Cage has lived up to high expectations, which makes the news that it’s been renewed for a second season an extra special surprise. Luke Cage follows the story of, well, Luke Cage, a former convict who developed super-strength …

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Movie Review: ‘Moana’ Sings and Sails with Adventurous Animation

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Read our Moana movie review to get the full scoop on Disney’s newest animated hit: It has been exactly a week since I saw Moana and the musical number “You’re Welcome” is still stuck in my head. I don’t remember it being a particularly great song at the time, sung by Dwayne Johnson who wasn’t exactly born to sing. But here I …

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