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Netflix Reaps What it Sows

Last week was a rough week for Netflix. The company that basically invented modern-day streaming, binge-watching, and kicked off the endless rebooting of shows, is in a world of hurt.…Continue readingNetflix Reaps What it Sows

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Alden Ehrenreich Was Not Solo’s Problem

Vanity Fair’s Anthony Breznican has a huge writeup about the current state of Star Wars, Lucasfilm, and the upcoming Obi Wan Kenobi show on Disney+. It’s a lengthy writeup featuring…Continue readingAlden Ehrenreich Was Not Solo’s Problem

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Failure To Reboot

For all the pomp and circumstance film franchises get, nothing is ever a sure bet. Many films that had humongous budgets flopped while other movies were sleeper hits. Then you…Continue readingFailure To Reboot

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More Runtime

Leave it to SNL to more succinctly get their point across than I can. You may remember back in February when I talked about movies being too long. It’s a…Continue readingMore Runtime

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That Slap

Sunday night’s Oscars were… memorable for a big reason. But I’m not here to talk about THAT. Instead, I want to mention CODA. This movie has been on the radar…Continue readingThat Slap

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Green Hill Zone: Act 2

A sequel to look forward to. That’s what I’ve been calling the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie. This was the last movie I saw in theaters and was only a…Continue readingGreen Hill Zone: Act 2

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Long Runtime

Brian Stauffer reported for Variety on something I’ve surely noticed a lot lately: movies are really freaking long now. So many movies clock in at two and a half or…Continue readingLong Runtime

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Yet Another List

Over on Den of Geek, they asked their staff to rank the best sci-fi films of the past 15-years. They also asked their readers to get in on the action…Continue readingYet Another List

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The Return of MoviePass

Back in 2018, MoviePass was a big deal with people who wanted to go to the movies. The small startup was flowing with VC money and posing an impossible deal:…Continue readingThe Return of MoviePass

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Spielberg’s Films Ranked

Over at Thrillist, Dan Jackson and Matt Patches went through 32 of Steven Speilberg’s films and ranked them. The list does the usual worst-to-best reverse order and, spoiler, Crystal Skull…Continue readingSpielberg’s Films Ranked

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His Name Was Robert Paulson

The past few weeks have been a culling of well-loved celebs. At the too-young age of 74, Meat Loaf passed away. He was in a ton of movies and wrote…Continue readingHis Name Was Robert Paulson

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Closing the Window

A common theme lately is the fight between streaming services and movie theaters. COVID changed a lot with films coming out on Day 1 as a movie in the theatre.…Continue readingClosing the Window

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Matrix Awakens: What Is Real

Earlier this past week Epic dropped a ten minute demo of the upcoming game The Matrix Awakens. This uses the latest Unreal engine to render the gameplay on Xbox Series…Continue readingMatrix Awakens: What Is Real

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T2: The Modern Recut

Storytelling for movies have come a long way over the decades. Specifically when you see movie trailers, you can tell how a studio’s methods change when enticing you to see…Continue readingT2: The Modern Recut

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The Spider-Verse Returns

After the immense success of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse in 2018, it was inevitable that Sony would produce a sequel. Now Sony has finally released the first trailer for the…Continue readingThe Spider-Verse Returns

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8-Bit Christmas: The Ultimate 80’s Nostalgia

Christmas movies are always tough to nail right. Sometimes they’re too cheesy or too serious. The timeless ones are timeless for unknown reasons because they can still be too serious…Continue reading8-Bit Christmas: The Ultimate 80’s Nostalgia

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Ridley Scott: Old Man Yells At Cloud

Leave it to the old vanguard of Hollywood to blame their failures on anyone else but themselves. This time around it’s Ridley Scott, mastermind of amazing movies, who’s looking for…Continue readingRidley Scott: Old Man Yells At Cloud

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Lightyear Set for 2022 Release

Origin stories are a roll of the dice. They’re usually movies we never ask for. Some are innovative. Some are completely unnecessary. Today Disney released the trailer for Lightyear, an…Continue readingLightyear Set for 2022 Release

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Scarlett Johansson Gets Paid

Variety reports Scarlett Johansson and Disney have settled their lawsuit wherein Johansson claimed she was not being paid properly. The suit began with Black Widow’s simultaneous release on Disney+ and…Continue readingScarlett Johansson Gets Paid

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The Return of The Drive-In

It’s 2021 and one thing I’ve found to be really fun is seeing a movie in my car. Talk about an unforeseen plot twist! Due to all the lockdowns last…Continue readingThe Return of The Drive-In

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The Matrix Resurrections: More Red Pill Awaits

In a year (and a half) of politics, pandemics, climate-change-induced weather, and other depressing crap, we get something fantastic I’d completely forgotten about. A teaser dropped for the 4th installment…Continue readingThe Matrix Resurrections: More Red Pill Awaits

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Streaming Movies at Home Will Always Be Better… and it’s Theater’s Fault

Forget about COVID. This is the real reason I never go to the movies It’s the summer of 2008. I’m sitting in a packed theater waiting for The Dark Knight…Continue…Continue readingStreaming Movies at Home Will Always Be Better… and it’s Theater’s Fault

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The Rocketeer Flies Again

Disney is dipping into their bag of IP again with this fantastic news on a sequel: Disney is reviving a cult classic favorite, The Rocketeer, with a new Disney+ movie…Continue readingThe Rocketeer Flies Again

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“Best Sellers” Trailer Gives Entire Movie Away

New, original movies are always tough to come by in this age of reboots and endless sequels. But mix together a story about an author, the immense talents of Michael…Continue reading“Best Sellers” Trailer Gives Entire Movie Away