6 Degrees of Film:@ the Movies

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Daisy Ridley of 'Star Wars' on Insta-Bullies, Disney Execs, and Living Up to Rey

Daisy Ridley enters the tiny Montreal vegan sushi joint with a singsongy “<i>Bonjour</i>!”—she’s learning French while in town filming an adaptation of the dystopian YA trilogy <i>Chaos Walking</i>. So far she’s mastered key phrases necessary for a meal. A cheerful “<i>excusez-moi</i>” gets a grin from the young waiter …

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Top 10 Trending Actors On Google In 2017

Google recently unveiled the top trending actors of 2017, and there are more than a few surprises on the list. The days of AltaVista and Ask Jeeves …

Pokémon Go

Hollywood Sexual Harassment Figures Top 2017 Google Searches; Donald Trump Not In Top 10

Google released its search data for 2017 and, to no surprise, sexual harassment figures dominated the lists. However, it was a surprise that, of all …

Meghan Markle

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on movie theaters and this director says it's about time

For the last 35 years, movie theaters have been banned in Saudi Arabia. That changed on Monday when Saudi Arabia announced it would allow cinemas to open as early as March.<p>It's the latest gesture towards modernization by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is also behind measures to permit women …

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Yay! Salman Khan Is All Set To Roar At The Box Office With These Films In 2018 & 2019

We all know that the year 2017 has not been so fair with Salman Khan and his film <i>Tubelight</i>. The failure of his film was really unexpected and …

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The 13 worst movies of 2017 – ChiPs, The Emoji Movie, The Snowman and more

Stinkers, one and all.<p>2017 has been an absolutely cracking year in film (check out the best of year) – we've had an absolute wealth of quality drama, …

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Star Wars Characters Sing "MMMBop"

In honor of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiere, Jimmy re-edits footage from the Star Wars films to make the characters sing "MMMBop" by Hanson.

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Queen Movie Replaces Fired Bryan Singer With New Director

Days after announcing that <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> director Bryan Singer had been fired from the upcoming Queen biopic <i>Bohemian Rhapsod</i>y, 20th Century Fox has announced who will take the reins and complete production on the film. Dexter Fletcher, best known as the director of 2016's <i>Eddie the Eagle</i>, will …

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Assassins and biopics dominate this year's Black List of unproduced screenplays 

A teenager befriends a cranky professor who has been hired to help her pass seventh grade, a rookie space trooper has to survive on an alien planet …

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2018 Golden Globe snubs for film: ‘The Big Sick,’ Jordan Peele, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Michael Stuhlbarg left out

The 2018 Golden Globe nominations were announced on Monday morning, December 11, and though many of the films we were expecting ended up with top …

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Tom Hardy's 'Venom' Movie Is Based on These Two Classic '90s Venom Comics

The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>If you want to be all in on that <i>Venom</i> movie with Tom Hardy coming next year, …

Comics

Why 2017 Was Such a Big Year for Horror

Get Out is up for a best picture Golden Globe, and it’s not the only horror movie that hit big this year.<p>Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely noticed that this has been a pretty good year for horror. <i>Get Out</i> was the talk of Tinseltown as awards season began to ramp up, all leading …

James McAvoy

Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx feature in First Look Images for Robin Hood

A number of first look images, featuring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx in the forthcoming Robin Hood have been released.<p>Based on the tale of Robin …

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Thor: Ragnarok Has Officially Made More Than Wonder Woman

31 minutes ago<p>With the release of Taika Waititi's <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has officially rounded out its 2017 film slate. There …

Superheroes

Mamma Mia 2: release date, cast, plot predictions and more

Honey honey, <i>Mamma Mia 2</i> has officially wrapped filming, and we're already dancing around to ABBA in anticipation. Here's everything you need to know about the sequel - from release date to new cast members and possible plots.<p>What is <i>Mamma Mia 2</i> called?<p>It would genuinely be a crime if it wasn't …

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‘Black Panther’ Gets A Thrilling New International Trailer Showcasing A Ton Of New Footage

Maybe it’s Marvel Japan’s absolutely fantastic Japanese announcer, maybe it’s the new clips showing off Black Panther’s new, super high-tech suit, or maybe it’s the tone that feels different from any recent Marvel movies, but the latest <i>Black Panther</i> trailer deserves attention.<p>In the fallout of</i> …

Comics

Cinemark Launches $8.99-a-Month Subscription Service as It Looks to Fill More Seats

One of the biggest movie chains in America has a plan to get more people into theaters, a move that comes as Hollywood is in the midst of a box …

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Kumail Nanjiani's Twitter Account Had the Best Reaction to the Golden Globe Nominations

Actor, comedian and writer Kumail Nanjiani‘s first feature film, the cross-cultural romantic comedy <i>The Big Sick</i>, received rave reviews and performed …

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Oscar voters get DVD screener of ‘Blade Runner 2049’

“Blade Runner 2049” opened on Oct. 6 to some of the best reviews of the year. Two months later Oscar voters got screeners of this long-awaited sequel …

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Matt Damon: The Underrated Master Of Failure


<i>Downsizing hits theaters soon. Get your tickets here!</i><p>What’s the first performance that comes to mind when you think of Matt Damon? Jason Bourne, …

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What will happen to Wolverine if Disney buys Fox? Hugh Jackman and James Mangold talk Logan's future

Are we going to get a hairy new Avenger?<p>Reports suggest Disney's deal to buy Fox is reaching advanced stages – and if it goes through, it means …

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Lara Croft Looks Intense On New Tomb Raider Movie Poster

It's been a few months since we saw any promotional activity for the upcoming movie reboot of Tomb Raider, but now a new poster has arrived. The film is set to hit theaters in March, so it's very likely we will see another trailer soon too.<p>The poster shows Lara Croft actress Alicia Vikander looking …

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As Oscar season nears, let us now praise great actors in bad movies

Anyone who has seen “Darkest Hour” likely came away with at least one certainty: Gary Oldman is a shoo-in to receive an Oscar nomination, and might …

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MoviePass Is Making Up a Huge Percentage of Some Movies’ Grosses

Here’s the thing about MoviePass (well, there are a lot of things about MoviePass, but here’s the biggest things): You have to be there, physically, …

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The Boss Baby, just nominated for a Golden Globe, gets a Netflix series

He’s back!<p><i>The Boss Baby</i> is one of 2017’s most underrated movies, but the Golden Globe nominee is getting its due with a new, companion TV series on Netflix.<p>Netflix announced today it had ordered an animated series based on <i>The Boss Baby</i>, called <i>The Boss Baby: Back in Business</i>. The press release says …

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Fox had a massive day at the Golden Globes. Now it all could end.

When the Golden Globes announced its nominations Monday, it offered a tale of two cities.<p>In one camp was 21st Century Fox. The company had nothing less than a dominating performance. The three most nominated movies of the day — “The Shape of Water,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and …

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The hilarious, hard-to-miss problem with Spielberg’s new movie poster

The poster shows the film’s star, Tye Sheridan, holding on to a ladder as he looks out across a futuristic cityscape at a luminescent sky. It’s …

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7 Great Directors Who Surprised Everyone by Making a Genre Film

In light of the recent news that Quentin Tarantino might make a <i>Star Trek</i> movie—an R-rated <i>Star Trek</i> movie, at that—we picked our jaws up off the floor …

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The 11 most over-hyped movies of 2017

2017 has been a fantastic year for cinephiles, with acclaimed indie hits like "Lady Bird" and "Call Me By Your Name" taking critics by storm, or bigger blockbusters like "Wonder Woman" setting new box office records. But not all movies are can live up to the hype.<p>Keep reading for a look at the 11 …

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