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In Hollywood, sequels walk a very fine line. On one hand, you want to give audiences the elements that made the original popular in the first place. On the other hand, you don’t want to bore them with something that’s too similar to its predecessor. Things get especially tricky once you get into multiple sequels. [...]


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Although director Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant received its share of buzz, the $97 million budgeted feature managed just a $36 million debut. Although it was good enough for #1, the figure was still below expectations for the film. On the flip side, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had a strong weekend with a #2 [...]


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Whether he’s playing a chiseled boxer in Southpaw or a gaunt, career drivenĀ  sociopath in Nightcrawler, Jake Gyllenhaal loves challenging himself with each and every role. Having just finished the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George, Gyllenhaal was at the Cannes Film Festival to promote his upcoming film [...]


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Robert Pattinson delivered the performance of his career with the A24 drama The Rover, and now he’s back with A24 with the crime thriller Good Time. Directed by Josh and Ben Safdie (Heaven Knows What), the picture centers on Constantine (Robert Pattinson) a crook who attempts to get his younger brother (Ben Safdie) out [...]


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The Emoji Movie is a fun movie that definitely has its creative button on today’s social media universe. In the world of the messaging app a city called Textopolis exists, and highly emotional emoji named Gene (T.J. Miller) is a bit of an anomaly. Blessed with multiple expressions, Gene wants to simply stick to one [...]


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In this age of big-screen blockbusters with nine-figure budgets, it’s refreshing to look back at a movie like 1979’s Alien. Though it had the look of a sci-fi epic, thanks to the innovative work of director Ridley Scott (making just his second feature film), it was shot for just $11 million. By comparison, Apocalyse Now, [...]


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It’s been a great week for Priyanka Chopra thanks to ABC’s decision to renew Quantico. The success of that series as well as her international stardom places her in a great time in her career, and now she plays the antagonist who goes up against Mitch (Dwayne Johnson) and Brody (Zac Efron) in Baywatch.

“It’s a [...]


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After being absent from the last few Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Orlando Bloom is back as Will Turner in the newest installment, Dead Men Tell No Tales. The movies have always played well to a younger audience, and with the franchise now 14 years old, fans often tell Bloom they’ve grown up with the [...]


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Steve Zahn has tackled many genres during his career, and as evidenced from losing a ton of weight in Werner Herzog’s Rescue Dawn, he’s also up for the physical rigors of a movie production. In War for the Planet of the Apes Zahn plays a solitary ape who’s [...]


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In the adrenaline- and testosterone-charged world of superhero movies, it’s been rare to find female characters who served as anything more than window dressing or part of a romantic subplot. That won’t be a problem with Wonder Woman, for obvious reasons. But Gal Gadot, who will be playing the character on the big screen, acknowledges [...]


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