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Paramount surprised CinemaCon audiences on Tuesday with 10 minutes of Alexander Payne’s new drama “Downsizing,” a suprprisingly high-concept movie from a filmmaker known for more grounded, down-to-earth moviemaking. How high-concept? Think a Payne-like...
From: The Wrap | By: Beatrice Verhoeven | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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If Jimmy Kimmel is Matt Damon’s “enemy” and Ben Affleck is his best friend, then George Clooney might be his favorite person to work with. At CinemaCon to debut footage from two of his upcoming films, Damon talked to EW about once again reuniting...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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From emerging social media channels to the rise of artificial intelligence, the exciting cyclone of change often drops us marketers into unfamiliar territory—and we have to find our way home. Thankfully, the marketing industry is flush with talented...
From: Online Marketing Blog | By: Caitlin Burgess | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A baby … who’s a boss! It’s a great premise for a movie, but it could have been so much more.
From: The Atlantic | By: Megan Garber | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Immaculately dressed with his tie worn loosely around his neck, William Eggleston certainly doesn’t fit the image of a typical photographer. His speech is slow and considered and he is seldom seen without an ice cold drink in his hand. Yet despite...
From: Selectism | By: Charlie Haywood | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Justice League may be expanding beyond the silver screen. IMAX and Warner Bros. announced on Tuesday a new virtual reality production agreement to “develop and release three premium, interactive VR experiences” based on Justice League, Aquaman...
From: SlashFilm | By: Hoai-Tran Bui | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Andrew Garfield is headed to the battlefield once again, EW has confirmed. Two months after scoring his first Oscar nod for leading the cast of Mel Gibson’s WWII drama Hacksaw Ridge, Garfield will again enter dangerous territory, this time playing...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joey Nolfi | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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To read more on the Twin Peaks revival, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands. You can buy all the covers now, or purchase the individual issues featuring the owl, donuts, and pie. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jeff Jensen | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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If you have no idea what to make of Sony’s decision to make a solo Venom movie…welcome to the club. However, it’s not our job to figure out what this movie is going to be. That duty may very well fall to Adi Shankar, the always-busy producer known...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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This year marks the third birthday of the Bentonville Film Festival, co-founded by Academy Award winner Geena Davis with a mission to champion women and diverse voices. The 2017 festival, which runs from May 2-7 in Bentonville, Arkansas, unveiled its...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Sara Vilkomerson | Monday, March 27, 2017
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For the second consecutive year the festival for documentaries dedicated to arts, Master of Art will present the premiere for Bulgaria international works between 20 and 30 April and the place is Lumière Cinema. Among the titles this year are  films...
From: Novinite | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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British writer Marina Benjamin never thought much about aging—until a hysterectomy in her late 40s brought on early menopause and the host of physical and mental changes that came with it. She was suddenly middle-aged. Though getting older, as they...
From: Double X | By: Heather Schwedel | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Blue Sky Studios, the company behind Ice Age and Rio, is returning with a new fish-out-of-water, talking-animal tale. Featuring Trainwreck‘s wrestler-actor John Cena as the titular steer, Ferdinand is based on the classic children’s storybook...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dan Heching | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Does it seem like every month your bills magically increase, even with your best efforts at budgeting? If you’re finding your bills are becoming too much to handle and you need to do something about wasteful spending, consider these easy strategies....
From: The Fashionable Housewife | By: The Fashionable Housewife | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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An artful alphabet book; a little girl imagines she has a dinosaur as a pet (don't we all?); and a Spanish-language book about a horse who is mistaken for a unicorn by the other farm animals
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Andrew Garfield will star as real-life Afghanistan War reporter Carlos Mavroleon in the indie “Black Lion” for Stay Gold Pictures, the company announced Tuesday. Garfield will also produce the film with Rupert Fowler and Daniela Taplin Lundberg,...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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With its various “Moments,” “Collections,” and “Memories,” the iOS Photos app has become almost as confusing and frustrating to use as Apple Music. (Don’t get me started.)But once you get your bearings, there are still plenty of nifty things...
From: PC World | By: Ben Patterson | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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With its various “Moments,” “Collections,” and “Memories,” the iOS Photos app has become almost as confusing and frustrating to use as Apple Music. (Don’t get me started.)But once you get your bearings, there are still plenty of nifty things...
From: Macworld | By: Ben Patterson | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Only Wonder Woman has a Lasso of Truth and bullet-deflecting bracelets, but a new Facebook filter lets fans don the Amazon princess’s tiara. Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot showed off the new feature on Twitter, posting a video of herself wearing...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Noelene Clark | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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The night after breaking news on the plot of Jumanji, Dwayne Johnson was back at CinemaCon to showcase another high-profile project in Baywatch. On Tuesday at Paramount’s presentation, Johnson and the “Avengers of the Beach” revealed extended footage...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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From giant robots to massive explosions to ear-splitting sound effects, the Transformers movies have always subscribed to the notion that bigger is better. And according to director Michael Bay, Transformers: The Last Knight will be no different. The...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Oliver Gettell | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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In the popular TV show Sherlock, visual depictions of our hero’s deductive reasoning often look like machine algorithms. And probably not by accident, given that this version of Conan Doyle’s detective processes tremendous amounts of observed data—the...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Michael Dix | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Disney’s sequel to its 2012 Oscar-nominated animated comedy Wreck-It Ralph officially has a title and a release date. Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is headed to the big screen on March 9, 2018, the studio announced Tuesday night during...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Noelene Clark | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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On full display in the trailer for An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power are the advances in climate change, but also the ongoing battle that has escalated in the wake of Donald Trump’s election. The first look at the follow-up to former Vice President...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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How did Marvel Comics influence the life of The Black Keys‘ musician Pat Carney? What high praise does James Gunn have for the Thor: Ragnarok trailer? Want to see a trailer for The Avengers cut in the style of the most recent Justice League trailer?...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A coalition of cinephiles concerned that 2017 is starting to resemble 1984 are joining forces to protest President Trump. On April 4, more than 180 art-house theaters — as well as five venues in Canada, one in England, and one in Sweden — will...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Oliver Gettell | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival has unveiled the lineup for its 3rd annual celebration of women in cinema, and “3 Generations,” a transgender drama starring Elle Fanning, Naomi Watts, and Susan Sarandon, has been selected as the opening...
From: The Wrap | By: Jeremy Fuster | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Danny Brown enters a sitcom (a very, very dark sitcom) in his new music video for “Ain’t It Funny,” directed by Jonah Hill — yes, Jonah Hill. Brown teased the collaboration in a tweet posted Monday that simply read “DANNY BROWN X JONAH HILL,”...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ariana Bacle | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Kyber crystals are an important part of Star Wars lore. The Force-attuned crystals are fundamental in the creation of lightsabers, and they were also a major component in the creation of the Death Star’s destructive superlaser, as seen in last year’s Rogue...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ben Pearson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In Ernest Cline‘s Ready Player One, much of the world’s population spends their time in a virtual reality world called the OASIS. The story’s heroes, Wade Watts/Parzival (Tye Sheridan) and Samantha Evelyn Cook/Art3miss (Olivia Cooke), aren’t...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jack Giroux | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Beauty and the Beast‘s smashing box office success isn’t the only happy ending to come out of Disney’s retelling of the tale as old as time. A student in California got her own taste of the film’s magic recently — not with Emma Watson and Dan...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jami Ganz | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Death of Stalin is finally making its way overseas. Titan Comics will publish the first English translation of the French graphic novel by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, EW exclusively learned Tuesday. Nury and Robin’s tale — which is based on...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nivea Serrao | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Buckle up, fam: the Fast family is about to be torn apart in a big way. Universal has just released a new featurette for The Fate of the Furious, the eighth installment in the long-running franchise which will see Vin Diesel’s family-obsessed patriarch...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ben Pearson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Daniel Espinosa made his directorial debut with Easy Money, originally called Snabba Cash. His Scorsese-presented gangster pic has an aggressive atmosphere, and it ultimately helped him land his second feature and first studio gig, Safe House. Since...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jack Giroux | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Jenna Elfman is returning to the network that made her a household name. Fifteen years after her run on Dharma & Greg, the actress will topline new ABC comedy Imaginary Mary, in which she plays Alice, an independent career woman whose slightly unhinged...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Natalie Abrams | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Good old-fashioned capitalism may be the best solution to a public health problem
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Almost two years ago, Peter Berg signed on to direct Mark Wahlberg, MMA fighter Ronda Rousey, and Iko Uwais (The Raid) in Mile 22. Since then, Berg and Wahlberg have made two serious, and seriously overlooked, films, Deepwater Horizon and Patriots...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jack Giroux | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Aaron Sorkin has clarified his recent comments about Hollywood’s diversity problem, telling Variety that he was attempting to explore the issue at an industry event rather than question its existence. On Saturday, the trade reported that Sorkin said...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Chancellor Agard | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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CinemaCon 2017 is underway in Las Vegas right now and STX Entertainment have announced three new animated movies. One will come our way courtesy of Robert Rodriguez, another will star Eddie Murphy, and the third will bring one of Andrew Lloyd Webber...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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WARNING: This post contains spoilers about the entire S-Town series.  William Faulkner’s 1930 short story “A Rose for Emily” is referenced early on in Serial and This American Life’s new seven-hours-long, atmosphere-rich binge-podcast S-Town...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Joe McGovern | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When the credits began to roll on Life, the group to my left groaned, audibly annoyed by what transpired. The group in front of me immediately began complaining: “That’s it?” Meanwhile, you couldn’t strip the big, goofy grin off my face if you...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now available for digital download, and next week it will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on April 4. That means fans are really starting to dig into the first Star Wars spin-off, and that includes making close comparisons...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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It’s not every day a studio rents out a theater and hosts an event just to debut a trailer, but that’s exactly what STX Entertainment did last night in Hollywood with the new trailer for Luc Besson’s sci-fi thriller Valerian and the City of a Thousand...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ben Pearson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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After recent excursions in the Western and action comedy genres, Adam Sandler’s third film with Netflix will be more of a return to form for the comedy superstar. Sandy Wexler is set in the ’90s in L.A. and stars Sandler as the titular talent agent...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Christian Holub | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Poor Georgie Denbrough… Every Stephen King fan knows the iconic cover for his 1986 novel It, featuring a little newspaper sailboat drifting down a rain-swollen gutter toward … something, reaching out from a storm drain. In the opening scenes of the...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Anthony Breznican | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In the new horror-thriller Berlin Syndrome, Teresa Palmer from Warm Bodies and Lights Out plays an Australian photographer named Clare who meets a charismatic local, Andi (Max Riemelt), while vacationing in Berlin. There is an instant attraction between...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Clark Collis | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Just when you thought you could put your wallet away and stop fretting over the dwindling wall space in your home, Mondo has to go ahead and announce a new gallery show built around Disney animated movies. A collaboration between the ever-popular pop...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The Big Sick is one of the best movies you’ll see in 2017 and one of the most refreshing, romantic, and emotionally brutal romantic comedies…of all time? That sounds like hyperbole, but in the weeks since I named it my favorite movie of SXSW 2017,...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The career of legendary writer and director Larry Cohen will be celebrated at a retrospective of his films in New York, EW can exclusively reveal. The screenings will take place on May 6 and 7 at Manhattan’s newly relaunched Quad Cinema. The retrospective...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Clark Collis | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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