October 2018 archive

The Gifted Season 2 Episode 5 Recap

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Gifted Season 2 Episode 5 Recap Andy and Lauren Strucker finally had their reunion on The Gifted. However, the previous episode illustrated just how far Andy will go for the Inner Circle when he badly injured Lauren. Their mother, Caitlin, also crossed several ethical lines to force a mutant to help the Underground. …

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Game of Thrones Prequel Adds Josh Whitehouse in Key Role

Game of Thrones prequel adds Josh Whitehouse in key role Josh Whitehouse (Poldark, Valley Girl) has been cast in HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel pilot in a key role opposite Naomi Watts, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Whitehouse is best known for starring in Masterpiece’s Poldark and will be starring as Randy in the Valley Girl …

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Fox Developing Drama Series Based on Dean Koontz’s Strangers

Fox developing drama series based on Dean Koontz’s Strangers The 1986 Dean Koontz novel Strangers is getting the smalls screen treatment, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Jeff Davis (Teen Wolf, Criminal Minds) is writing the pilot for FOX. The Sony Pictures Television and Fox co-production has been given a script plus penalty commitment. Davis is producing alongside …

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Isn’t It Romantic Trailer: Rebel Wilson is Trapped in a Rom-Com

Isn’t It Romantic trailer: Rebel Wilson is trapped in a rom-com Warner Bros. Pictures has released the official trailer for Rebel Wilson’s upcoming romantic-comedy Isn’t It Romantic. Check out the trailer in the player below! The comedy stars Rebel Wilson (How to Be Single, the Pitch Perfect films), Liam Hemsworth (the Hunger Games films), Adam Devine (The Intern, the Pitch …

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UFO Drama Rendlesham Lands Laurence Fishburne to Produce and Star

UFO drama Rendlesham lands Laurence Fishburne to produce and star The upcoming UFO drama series Rendlesham has landed Laurence Fishburne to both executive produce and star in the project, per The Hollywood Reporter. The limited series from British company Eleventh Hour Films Sony Pictures Television, and is based around the 1980s UFO incident often referred to as “Britain’s Roswell.” Fishburne …

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A Sequel To The Meg is in the Early Stages of Development

A sequel to The Meg is in the early stages of development The Meg could be returning to the ocean soon, according to Deadline. The big-budget monster movie about a prehistoric shark which hit theaters in late summer is getting a sequel, according to executive producer Catherine Xujun Ying. “It’s still in the very early stages, …

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Video: Ebertfest 2019 Passes On Sale November 1st

Passes for the 21st annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale Nov. 1. The festival schedule will run four days instead of five, but with the same number of films. The festival will open on the evening of Wednesday, April 10th, and close on the evening of Saturday, April 13th, instead of the …

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It Was All a Ridiculous Mistake!: Brian De Palma’s Sisters Hits Blu-ray

A few years ago, I found myself writing an article for this very website in which I did anoverview of the films of Brian De Palma. Initially, I wrote about the films in a straightforward chronological order but towards its completion, it was decided that I should rank them in preferential order. As someone who …

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Life During Wartime: Matthew Heineman on A Private War

“A Private War” is the story of Marie Colvin, a war correspondent for the British newspaper The Sunday Times who placed herself deep into world’s worst conflicts, including strife in Chechnya, Kosovo, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and Syria. In search of the story and the glimmers of humanity within such tragic events, she made a reputation …

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Julia Roberts Stars in Fascinating Thriller Homecoming

In the eighth episode of the Amazon Prime thriller “Homecoming,” a character says, “Let’s be really careful how we unpack this whole thing.” It’s an intentionally meta line in that the show, stylishly directed by “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail, is all about how we unpack things—memories, traumas, betrayals. It is a puzzle box of …

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Bodied

Part rap musical, part social satire, with elements of Westerns and kung fu pictures, “Bodied” is one of the funniest, freest movies of the year. It’s so consistently audacious that when you get towards the end of its overstuffed running time and realize it actually wants to be the kind of film it mocks—a Tarzan fantasy …

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Falcon & Winter Soldier TV Series in Development for Disney Streaming Service

Falcon & Winter Soldier TV series in development for Disney streaming service SlashFilm and Variety are both reporting that a Falcon and Winter Soldier TV series is in the works for the upcoming Disney streaming service. The limited series will see both Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprise their roles from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. …

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ComingSoon’s IF YOU LIKE THIS… Halloween Edition

BEGIN SLIDESHOW ComingSoon’s IF YOU LIKE THIS… Halloween Edition It’s that time of year again, when the Jack-O-Lanterns glow and so do TVs with the flickering fun of horror movies. With that in mind, ComingSoon.net is debuting it’s new regular feature IF YOU LIKE THIS… and this inaugural edition focuses on Halloween terrors! Check out …

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Naomi Watts Cast in HBO’s Game of Thrones Prequel Pilot

Naomi Watts cast in HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel pilot Oscar nominee Naomi Watts (21 Grams, Twin Peaks, The Impossible) has been cast in HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel pilot from Jane Goldman as a charismatic socialite hiding a dark secret, Variety has confirmed. Watts’ recent credits include the television series Twin Peaks and Gypsy, …

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Bojack Horseman Renewed for Season Six

Bojack Horseman renewed for season six The titular protagonist of the animated dramedy Bojack Horseman took to Twitter to show off the “inedible” fruit arrangement Netflix sent the 55-year-old actor that also held an announcement he would be returning to the streaming service for a sixth season. woooowwwwwwwwwwwwwww lets all forget about the fact that theres going …

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Godzilla vs. Kong Movie Adds Rebecca Hall in Lead Role

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Godzilla vs. Kong movie adds Rebecca Hall in lead role Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall (Vicky Cristina Barcelona) will be joining Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) in the highly-anticipated crossover for Legendary Pictures’ MonsterVerse, Godzilla vs. Kong, Variety has confirmed. Hall’s credits include The Dinner, A Rainy Day in New York, Iron Man …

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10 Underappreciated Thrillers of the 21st Century

10 underappreciated thrillers of the 21st century In modern cinemas, thrillers all seem to be of the same kind.  Since 2000, the action/thriller genre has essentially evolved into the superhero genre.  Also, the horror/thriller genre is either Blumhouse PG-13 fare or remakes of old classic films like the recent Halloween.  Gone are those cleverly written, …

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Sci-Fi Thriller Stowaway Lands Anna Kendrick for Starring Role

Sci-fi thriller Stowaway lands Anna Kendrick for starring role Anne Kendrick will star in the lead role of the upcoming sci-fi thriller Stowaway, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will follow the crew of a spaceship that, while en route to Mars, discovers a stowaway in their midst. Kendrick will play the ship’s medical …

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Eddie Redmayne in Talks To Star in The Trial of the Chicago 7

Eddie Redmayne in talks to star in The Trial of the Chicago 7 Variety reports that Eddie Redmayne, the Oscar-winning actor from The Theory of Everything and the hit Harry Potter prequel franchise Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, has entered negotiations to star in the long-developed political drama The Trial of the Chicago 7. RELATED: Aaron Sorkin Set To Direct …

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Peter Jackson’s WWI Documentary Acquired by Warner Bros.

Peter Jackson’s WWI documentary acquired by Warner Bros. Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to director Peter Jackson’s WWI documentary They Shall Not Grow Old, according to Deadline. The documentary premiered at the BFI London Film Festival earlier this month, which is where the studio made the deal. “Peter and I share a passion for WWl …

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