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Jordan Peele And Universal Celebrate Art of ‘Get Out’ As Oscar Awaits

Awards Season is in second gear and there doesn’t seem to be a night or afternoon that goes by without some event or special screening.  This past week alone Warner Bros.’ brought out the kids from “It” for a deserved “don’t forget to give us some love” Q&A; Fox Searchlight had their annual holiday party […]

‘The Incredibles 2’ Trailer: Pixar’s Superhero Family Returns

There’s quite a push and pull when it comes to the hesitant hopefulness regarding the sequel to the largely adored “The Incredibles.” Both one of the best animated films and best superhero films of the 21st century, with a voice cast of immense talents who made these characters pop off the screen (Holly Hunter and Samuel L. […]

Adam Driver & Scarlett Johansson To Star In Noah Baumbach’s Next Movie

While cinephile purists might gripe about Netflix and their streaming ways, it can’t be denied that the streaming platform is giving financing to auteurs that traditional distributors can’t or won’t. Following “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected),” writer/director Noah Baumbach is going back to Netflix for his next project, and bringing along a helluva cast. […]

Exploring How Women Are Portrayed In Action Movies

At their best, action films are money-making, high-octane entertainment, and we could spend all day breaking down the subgenres and making lists of our favorite movies. However, there is one element that is often overlooked but gaining more recognition. In a video essay by Confessions of a Film Buff, they deconstruct and digest the roles […]

Former ‘Mad Men’ Producer Marti Noxon Calls Matthew Weiner An “Emotional Terrorist”

Last week, Kater Gordon, an Emmy winning former writer on “Mad Men,” alleged that the show’s creator, Matthew Weiner,  “said she owed it to him to let him see her naked” while they were working together one night. Gordon was fired a year later, and she said the experience left her feeling “threatened and devalued.” Weiner denied the […]

37% Of Netflix Users Are Binge-Watching At Work

As if the internet wasn’t enough of a distraction for workers, now bosses and IT departments have something else to worry about: Netflix. The streaming service can pretty much be watched anywhere on any device at any time, and with the ability to be offline and still load up your favorite show, idling away the […]

Robert Pattinson Reveals Original Buddy Comedy Idea For ‘Good Time’

“Good Time” is a film that probably flew under the radar of many movie fans. For those that didn’t get a chance to see the film, you missed out on what is probably actor Robert Pattinson’s greatest role yet. Yes, even better than the “Twilight” films. All joking aside, the movie is a grim and […]

Quentin Tarantino’s New Movie Needs Huge Box Office To Break Even

After getting romanced by everyone in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino has signed up with Sony for his new movie, which currently has the working title “#9” (because it’s his ninth film). The movie, which is set in 1969, and will spin a story involving the murder of Sharon Tate by Charles Manson’s followers, is bringing plenty […]

George Clooney Returns To TV With ‘Catch-22’

It was just last week that George Clooney was saying that, following some lucrative business deals, he could afford to be choosy about his work. “Look, I acted for a long time and, you know, I’m 56. I’m not the guy that gets the girl anymore,” he told The Sunday Times. “Well, yeah, I shouldn’t be the guy that […]

Rian Johnson Confirms ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Runtime, Will Be Longest ‘Star Wars’ Movie Ever

We’re less than thirty days away from “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” and as per usual, the story details are being kept under lock and key. All we know is that, for all his brooding, Mark Hamill won’t be Evil Luke Skywalker. However, it looks like the upcoming film will be the most epic “Star […]