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Tag Archives: Film

Amy Schumer Signs onto Sony and Mattel’s Live-Action Barbie


A live-action Barbie film should come as no surprise to anyone that is aware of one of Mattel’s biggest brands and one of the most recognized toy lines of all-time. What certainly is a surprise is the fact that comedian/actress Amy Schumer has signed on to play Barbie herself, which if you’ve seen any of her stand-up, her Comedy Central …

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Goosebumps Director Chosen to Film Detective Pikachu


Rob Letterman has been released from his Poké Ball by Legendary Entertainment and chosen as their director for the upcoming Detective Pikachu film. Director and writer and previous family film fare such as last year’s Goosebumps and Dreamworks animated films Shark Tale and Monsters vs. Aliens certainly makes him a right fit for something like a Pokémon related project given …

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The sad truth about manga and their anime adaptations


Manga is a cash cow for anime studios. Fans get excited when their favorite manga becomes a movie. But not everyone wins when a manga becomes a movie. In fact, the creators of your favorite manga usually get left out in the cold. Hideaki Sorachi, creator of Gintama, published a Q&A in the 51st collected volume of the Gintama manga. …

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John Wick Director Aims to Reboot the Highlander Franchise


When it comes to Highlander, there can be only one. Not just in highlanders themselves, but good movies it seems amongst its fans. Ever since the release of the 1986 action fantasy film, its been a bit downhill with all the subsequent sequels and the response from not just fans, but critics as well it seems, though the syndicated live-action …

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2018’s ‘Tomb Raider’ Film – Details From Director, Cast

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The “Tomb Raider” Lara Croft has been exploring cavernous ruins for ancient artifacts since 1996. As one of the fist games to feature a strong female protagonist the series was ahead of its time in a way. Lara was independent, strong and capable. She exuded confidence and intelligence. Lara Croft was more than a female Indiana Jones. She was a …

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Pacific Rim Sequel Begins Filming and Reveals its Title


Preparation in canceling the apocalypse yet again has begun. Production on the upcoming sequel Guillermo del Toro’s 2013 monster film, Pacific Rim has officially started out in Australia and knowing that the movie is actually filming right now is a miracle considering all the hurdles that was in the way of making it happen. Though getting plenty of love from …

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Doctor Strange: Forget Everything You Think You Know About the MCU


The following review contains MINOR SPOILERS! Marvel’s Doctor Strange is unlike anything they’ve ever brought out. It’s got shades of Batman, Ironman, and Inception. Yet, Doctor Strange manages to find its own identity, and it’s an identity that nestles snugly in the ongoing MCU. In a nutshell, Doctor Strange is a mind bending trip to the mystical side of superheroism. It’s a ride that never lets up, …

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No Sequel For Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out of the Shadows


When Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles came out in 2014, no one knew what to expect. Sure you had those who were certain it would be horrible because Michael Bay was involved. Reasonably however, most were cautiously optimistic. That optimism was reflected in the film’s box office, netting it an impressive $493 million on a $125 million budget. It was no surprise …

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Donald Glover Cast as Young Lando Calrissian in Han Solo Film


Actor/rapper Donald Glover has landed a role that will change his life forever. Glover will play Lando Calrissian, a role famously played by Billy Dee Williams in The Empire Strikes Back. Glover’s Lando will appear in the 2018 Han Solo spin-off film. In Empire, Lando reluctantly betrays his long time friend Han Solo to save Bespin. Calrissian redeems himself in Return of the Jedi …

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Leonardo DiCaprio Thinks It’s Time For A ‘Captain Planet’ Movie


Captain Planet, amazingly, still hasn’t been made into a film. One would think that, with all the other 90s franchises given the opportunity to “ruin our childhoods,” Captain Planet would have already had at least one attempt at the big screen. Yet here we are, 2016 is almost over, and still no Captain Planet movie. Well, Leonardo DiCaprio, his company Appian Way Productions, and Paramount …

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