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Spider-Man: Homecoming was the resounding winner at this weekend’s box office thanks to its $117 million debut. Budgeted at $175 million, the latest Spidey effort amassed the second biggest opening in the franchise (the record goes to Spider-Man 3’s $151 million weekend). Coming in second was Despicable Me 3 with $33.9 million. Here’s this weekend’s [...]


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Born in China, a Disneynature feature narrated by John Krasinski), hits Blu-ray and On Demand August 29.

The project centers on three animal families (a panda bear mother, a 2-year-old golden snub-nosed monkey, a mother snow leopard) as they live within the bamboo forests and their respective habitats in far northeast China. Chinese [...]


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Ray Romano’s Improv Is ‘Sick’

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Emmy Award winner Ray Romano stars along with Kumail Nanjiani in The Big Sick. The film is loosely based on the real-life romance between Nanjiani and his wife. The two met when Nanjiani was a standup comedian, and the film recounts the cultural and medical hurdles that threatened their lives together.

As many know, Nanjiani [...]


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A movie featuring the diverse talents of Molly Shannon (Other People) and Toni Collette (Lucky Them) is always a must watch for me, and though both actresses have shown their dramatic talents over the years, it’s great to see them pair up for a straight up comedy.

Fun Mom Dinner, penned by Julie Rudd (Paul [...]


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Along with her run on the critically acclaimed NBC series The Carmichael Show, stand-up comic Tiffany Haddish is also carving out a promising film career. Her highest profile feature to date is Girls Trip, a comedy about four girlfriends who travel to New Orleans for a raucous good time.

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Although one of Ryan Phillippe’s best known earlier performances is I Know What You Did Last Summer, horror films were not his film genre of choice growing up. The actor didn’t grow up devouring Friday the 13th or Halloween films [...]


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Now in its fourth season, NBC’s The Night Shift is a show that isn’t afraid to tackle topical issues in an even handed and immersive manner. Many programs often go for a manipulatively saccharine approach when dealing with dramatic storylines, but thankfully the show’s success is grounded in realistic performances and top notch writing (though [...]


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Even with an extended break from acting thanks to his political career, Arnold Schwarzenegger has made an indelible mark on cinema. Though my personal Schwarzenegger favorite is the twist driven Total Recall, most movie buffs cite Terminator 2: Judgment Day as his finest work. Director James Cameron has overseen the film’s 3D conversion,and now Terminator [...]


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I never pictured Anne Heche teaming up with Wesley Snipes in an action movie, but crazier things have happened in cinema. John Stockwell, whose previous credits include Into The Blue and Turistas, directs this story about a group of special forces soldiers who investigate the strange goings on at a compound. Nicknamed the “Temple,” the [...]


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Girls Trip centers on four close friends (Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Queen Latifah) who reunite in New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival. Hall previously worked with Girls Trip director Malcolm D. Lee in The Best Man and The Best Man Holiday.

Though the movie is a rowdy comedy, [...]


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