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More Fantastic, More Magic

August 3, 2016 15:10:09 Posted at August 3, 2016 15:10:09
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Judging from the reviews of Suicide Squad – Sarah’s review was posted earlier today – Warner Bros still can’t figure out how to get the DC Universe right. It has however done a great job building the world of Harry Potter. Full Story

Jared Leto is the third best movie Joker

August 3, 2016 14:08:45 Posted at August 3, 2016 14:08:45
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Wenn, Splash News, Mark Robert Milan/ Getty Images, AKM-GSI

Where to start, where to start. Well, I guess we can start with the good stuff. The Good Stuff Suicide Squad is not as flat-out awful as Superhero Face Punch That movie is a dour, grinding slog, and Suicide Squad has approximately twenty fun minutes in its two hour run time. Full Story

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Matt Damon in Jason Bourne

August 2, 2016 16:26:45 Posted at August 2, 2016 16:26:45
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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Nicholas Hunt/ Jim Spellman/ Getty Images

Some SPOILERS Matt Damon and Jason Bourne are inextricably linked, like RDJ and Iron Man or Harrison Ford and Indiana Jones. As long as Matt Damon is still kicking, it’s not conceivable that someone else could play Jason Bourne, and an attempted knock-off, The Bourne Legacy, starring Jeremy Renner as Not Jason Bourne didn’t work out. Full Story

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Channing Tatum is a mer-MAN

August 2, 2016 15:24:40 Posted at August 2, 2016 15:24:40
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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WENN

A while back there was an announcement that there would be a remake of Splash, the 1984 mermaid-themed rom-com that convinced a generation that if we just spent enough time in the tub we, too, would turn into a mermaid like Madison. The announcement of a Splash remake felt as inevitable as it was unnecessary, since we’re going all-in on this “remaking everything from the 1980s, for better or worse” trend. Full Story

Mel Gibson’s return

July 29, 2016 16:30:22 Posted at July 29, 2016 16:30:22
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Are you ready for Mel Gibson to come back? No? Me either. But he is. His first film as a director since Apocalypto ten years ago is coming out this fall, with a splashy Venice Film Festival debut and an Oscar-friendly November release date. Full Story

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The Chris Evans Wheel of Fortune

July 29, 2016 15:28:42 Posted at July 29, 2016 15:28:42
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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WENN

It’s time once again to play everyone’s favorite game—Chris Evans Wheel of Fortune! With a spin of the wheel we’ll determine if Chris Evans’ next movie will be another Snowpiercer, or will it be a chance to make another godawful movie like Playing It Cool Full Story

James McAvoy’s personalities

July 28, 2016 16:14:54 Posted at July 28, 2016 16:14:54
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Sarah messaged me yesterday about the new trailer for M Night Shyamalan’s Split starring James McAvoy, commenting that James looks amazing in the movie. I immediately told her that I wanted to write the article because I love James McAvoy, especially if he “looks amazing”. Full Story

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John Cho’s “beacon”

July 28, 2016 14:12:21 Posted at July 28, 2016 14:12:21
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Fortunata/ Wylde/ Splash News

I’m excited. John Cho has never been the first post since I started this blog a long time ago. But here’s John Cho in New York yesterday continuing to promote Star Trek Beyond. He’s been in every one of the (new) Star Trek movies. Full Story

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Teresa Palmer in Lights Out

July 27, 2016 15:27:56 Posted at July 27, 2016 15:27:56
Sarah Posted by Sarah
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FameFlynet, Todd Williamson/ MTV1415/ Getty Images

The dearth of good blockbusters this summer has left the cinematic landscape wide open for smaller films to rise to the top—call it the Summer of the Sleeper Hit. Movies like The Shallows, The Purge: Election Year, and Lights Out have all done well in a wide-open market, and The Conjuring 2 has rather quietly become one of the most successful movies of the summer. Full Story

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TIFF 2016: The Return

July 27, 2016 14:53:13 Posted at July 27, 2016 14:53:13
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Yesterday the Toronto International Film Festival announced the first slate of films that will screen during the festival, from September 8-18. This is only the first wave of titles, and TIFF 2016 is already a doozy. I don’t even know where to begin sorting out the schedule. I guess with the opening night film which is The Magnificent Seven remake starring Denzel Washington Full Story