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Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone Star Wars film may be on the way

The "crazy old hermit" will reportedly be the centerpiece of his own film. In the past, Ewan McGregor has expressed interest in the role.<p>Did you feel a great disturbance in the Force on Thursday? It may be because an Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone movie is in the works, according to The Hollywood …

Star Wars

Top Academy Award Winning Actors

Here’s the list of actors who have won more than one Academy Award trophies, aka Oscars (either for Best Actor or Best Supporting Actor, or both). We …

The Oscars

Heather Graham on What She Thinks Happened to Her Missing Twin Peaks Character

Heather Graham was an important part of <i>Twin Peaks</i>' second season after Laura Palmer's killer was revealed. She played Annie Blackburn, a waitress at …

TV

Cary Fukunaga On How the Indie Film Industry Has Changed Since ‘Sin Nombre’

The "True Detective" and "Beasts of No Nation" director discusses his debut film, film versus television, and how much harder it is for indie films …

Jonah Hill

‘Suburbicon’ First Look: Coen Brothers and George Clooney Reunite For A Very Dark Oscar Contender

Julianne Moore, Matt Damon and Oscar Isaac lead the cast of George Clooney's sixth directorial effort.<p>Fall film festival season is right around the …

Movies

Cars 3: A Children’s Movie, and a Fable About Mentorship

The animated feature is a surprisingly thoughtful meditation on what professional achievement requires in the 21st century.<p>The Disney Pixar franchise <i>Cars</i> launched in 2006, telling the story of Lightning McQueen, a young rookie race car voiced by Owen Wilson who must learn that winning isn't …

Cars 3

9 Common Myths About Exercise

<i>In the new book Fitter Faster, health journalist Robert J. Davis and celebrity fitness trainer Brad Kolowich, Jr. show how it's possible to spend far</i> …

Outlander Cast Teases Season 3 Reunions, Travels and Deaths

Jenna Dewan-Tatum hosted the all-star <i>Outlander</i> Comic-Con panel featuring Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Sophie Skelton, Richard …

The reality of Dunkirk is worse than the fiction of the World War 2 movie

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>In late May 1940, Vic Viner was one of the 338,000 Allied troops …

History

The New ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Trailer Has Landed

Warner Bros. Pictures have just released the brand new <b>Blade Runner 2049</b> trailer! This is the second official trailer to hit the web ahead of the …

Movies

Mexico’s Anima Studios Leaps Into Virtual Reality (EXCLUSIVE)

Latin America’s most prominent animation house Anima Studios has made its first foray into virtual reality with “Cantinflas Presents: The Time …

Virtual Reality

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Communicator Revealed

The communicator has always been an iconic piece of equipment from Star Trek. Like many aspects of the show, <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> will have its own …

Star Trek

'War for the Planet of the Apes' is ape-solutely astonishing

It's gorilla warfare for Andy Serkis and friends in a jaw-dropping marriage of eye-popping effects and spellbinding performances (no spoilers).<p>Something strange happened around three quarters of the way through "War for the Planet of the Apes".<p>It was only after well over an hour that I noticed …

Movies

‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ Creepy New Trailer: Sony Teases 40th Anniversary Re-Release — Watch

Sony Pictures posted the teaser trailer on World UFO Day to promote the one-week theatrical re-release that begins on September 1.<p>“Close Encounters …

Movies

Tintype Photos from the Set of The Beguiled - Christy's Cozy Corners

THE BEGUILED is in theaters everywhere!<p>Have you seen The Beguiled yet? The Beguiled is an atmospheric thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia …

People Are Theorizing That The Entire Series Of "Friends" Was Rachel Dreaming Because Of The Season 4 Box Art

The One Where Rachel Dreamed Ten Seasons of a TV Show

Westworld

Steam founder Rick Ellis raises $1.25 million for new studio Sharkbite Games

Former lead developer on Valve’s Steam marketplace Rick Ellis has opened a new studio called Sharkbite Games. As reported by Geekwire , the developer …

Mahershala Ali is in talks for True Detective Season 3

Posted by Phil on Jul 1, 2017 in All, drama, News, thriller, TV | 0 comments<p><b>True Detective</b> Season 1 was amazing. True Detective Season 2 was …

All Hail Bellatrix Lestrange, The 'Female Monster' 'Harry Potter' Needed

Women like their villains powerful, rotten and complicated, too.<p>“I killed Sirius Black! I killed Sirius Black!” Bellatrix Lestrange chants with the cadence of a deranged preschool teacher butchering nursery rhymes for sport in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”<p>Bellatrix is high off …

Harry Potter

17 Movies About Tech Geniuses Broken Down By Rating

Movies about tech geniuses aren’t hard to come by—but they always seem to feature some version of a tech bro in a hoodie (hello, <i>Social Network</i>!). …

Movies

World War Z sequel confirms Oscar-nominated director, and Brad Pitt will also return

They're bringing some serious class to the zombie franchise.<p>Zombie movie <i>World War Z</i> directed by Marc Forster came out in 2013 and despite delays and …

Movies

Zack Snyder Confirms Superman Fan Theory

There were plenty who criticized Zack Snyder’s <i>Man of Steel</i> for letting thousands of innocent people die without a second thought – but as it turns …

John Boyega Gets Questioned in New Trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’

<i>The Hurt Locker</i> and <i>Zero Dark Thirty</i> director <b>Kathryn Bigelow</b> is back this summer, once again re-teaming with <b>Mark Boal</b>. <i>Detroit</i> is set during the 5-day …

Movies

Is this the name of the Han Solo movie? Crew t-shirt may have revealed all

The title of the in-production Han Solo may have been revealed via a tweet released online late yesterday. Said tweet was sent by ‘The Utilidor’ and …

Star Wars

The Rise of Auteur Television

More and more we see film becoming a marketing medium. Bigger and bigger tentpoles rising up, spawning franchises aimed at selling everything from …

‘The Mummy’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

Despite its strong opening overseas, not even Tom Cruise can save the “The Mummy” reboot from unfavorable reviews, which are currently averaging a 26 …

‘The Mummy’: How ‘Rachel Getting Married’ Writer Jenny Lumet Helped Feminize the Dark Universe Monster

The only female writer on the summer blockbuster starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella discusses changing the entire backstory for "The …

Why 'Wonder Woman' Soared and 'Ghostbusters' Sagged

“Wonder Woman” earned more than $100 million on its opening weekend, which makes it the highest box-office debut for a female-directed movie <i>ever.</i><p>The …