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‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Extended Cut is Coming to Blu-ray and Digital HD

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald arrived in theaters last year to mixed reviews. Critics and fans alike took issue with the plot, the characterization, and the pacing, and were left wanting for something to recapture the magic of Harry Potter. One thing they weren’t wanting was a longer version of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to […]

Netflix Could Lose 20% of Its Library Starting in 2019

Even though Netflix keeps adding to their library every single week and announcing new projects pretty much every day, soon the streaming service will be losing a decent chunk of the offerings they have for subscribers. According to recent analytics, Netflix stands to lose 20% of their library as new streaming services from Disney, WarnerMedia […]

‘Monopoly’ Movie Will Pass Go With Kevin Hart In the Lead, Tim Story Directing

Remember the Monopoly movie? It’s still happening, and Kevin Hart is going to star. There’s no info on just what the Monopoly movie is going to be about, but perhaps Hart will be playing the famous Rich Uncle Pennybags. Or perhaps he’ll be someone who just really likes to play Monopoly. More on the Monopoly movie below. Hollywood has been trying to […]

‘Now Apocalypse’ Trailer: Gregg Araki’s Trippy Vision of the End of the World is a Millennial Comedy

It turns out the end of the world is a lot trippier and sexier than we anticipated. But it’s not really the apocalypse as the new Starz series Now Apocalypse implies. It’s just the romantic trials and tribulations of the millennials at the center of the series created by Gregg Araki and executive produced by Steven Soderbergh that seem […]

‘Close’ Writer/Director Vicky Jewson Found Real-Life Badasses For Her New Netflix Action Movie [Interview]

We already knew Noomi Rapace was badass from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Prometheus and her Netflix films Bright and What Happened to Monday. Now she has to measure up to real life bodyguard Jacquie Davis, the inspiration for her fictional character in Close from writer/director Vicky Jewson. Sam (Rapace) is a prominent bodyguard […]

‘Creepshow’ TV Series Adapting Stephen King’s Most Disturbing Story

As a horror fan, there’s not much that actually shocks or disturbs me. But there are exceptions. One of those exceptions is Stephen King‘s grisly short story Survivor Type, featured in his collection Skeleton Crew. It’s a queasy, nasty piece of work about a man shipwrecked on a desert island, forced to slowly eat his own body […]

Now Stream This: ‘The Commuter’, ‘Ricochet’, ‘Tombstone’, ‘Cat People’, ‘Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion’ and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) Hello there, streamers. As usual, I’ve gathered together a smorgasbord of movies you can stream right now. The goal of Now Stream This is to offer variety. While the other streaming columns we run […]

‘Happy!’ Season 2 Trailer: Syfy’s Offbeat Hitman Comedy is Back

Happy! is returning with its second season just in time to — as one of its characters says in the new trailer — make Easter great again. Syfy has set the season 2 premiere of the dark crime comedy starring Christopher Meloni as an alcoholic ex-cop with a cartoon imaginary friend (Patton Oswalt) for March 27, […]

What ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Borrows From Terry Gilliam’s ‘Brazil’

(Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars, a series where we explore the films and television properties that inspired or help us better understand George Lucas’ iconic universe. In this edition: Brazil.) The 1985 release of Terry Gilliam’s Brazil was nothing short of a miracle. The executives at Universal were so disappointed with Gilliam’s grim vision […]

‘High Flying Bird’ Trailer: Steven Soderbergh Tries to Take Down the NBA in New Netflix Movie

Director Steven Soderbergh was “retired” once, but those days are long in the past. Now, he has a new working relationship at Netflix that is kicking off with his latest film, a sports drama that threatens to break the system that is professional basketball. High Flying Bird follows sports agent Ray Burke (André Holland) as he […]