Month: April 2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Review: A Satisfying, Epic End

It’s finally here, the closing chapter of an unprecedented 11-year, 22-film journey that began in 2008 with a C-list Marvel hero, a washed-up movie star and the director of Elf. And make no mistake, Avengers: Endgame is the definitive conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe up to this point and it’s difficult to imagine a

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Weekly Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Smashes All Manner Of Records

There has never been a movie like Avengers: Endgame and this weekend’s box office reflects that. The 22nd film in the Marvel cinematic universe become the first film in history to break $300 million in its first weekend and it did so handily, grossing a super-heroic $357 million on its way to claiming the best opening

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Stephen King’s Vampire Tale ‘Salem’s Lot’ Getting Silver Screen Treatment From James Wan

Sink your teeth into this: yet another Stephen King novel is getting the silver screen treatment. Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, James Wan and Gary Dauberman have been tapped to produce a feature film based Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot for New Line. Dauberman will pen the script and serve as executive producer. Wan will produce. The

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Top 5 Final Showdowns In Superhero Movies

One of the most exciting and cathartic parts about a superhero movie is the inevitable climactic clash the protagonist has with the villain towards the end of the film. Avengers: Endgame hits theaters this weekend and is sure to provide eager moviegoers a fair share of highly-anticipated super-charged showdowns. It’s also the highly-anticipated (and hopefully

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John Cena Could Be The Newest Member Of James Gunn’s ‘Suicide Squad’

It looks like John Cena could be suiting up for James Gunn’s upcoming soft reboot of Warner Bros. and DC’s Suicide Squad, if Variety is to be believed. Cena would be joining returning Suicide Squad cast member Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Viola Davis. The wrestler-turned-actor would be one of the fresher faces to the franchises,

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Toho Making Major Investment In Hollywood, Planning Much More Godzilla

Godzilla: King of the Monsters hits theaters May 31. Ahead of the film’s release comes the news that Toho, the owners of the iconic kaiju, have announced plans to invest around $138 million USD into a U.S. subsidiary based in Los Angeles. Via Variety, the goal of this investment is to expand Toho’s platforming, real

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Ranking ‘The Curse Of La Llorona’ Among All ‘The Conjuring’ Universe Films

In honor of this week’s release of The Curse of La Llorona, I thought it could be fun to take a look back at producer James Wan’s ever-expanding Conjuring sandbox and rank the current entires from poorest to most excellent. Perhaps in doing so we might gain a better perspective on the wildly inconsistent works

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‘Black Panther’ Star Letitia Wright Boards ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ Sequel

British actor Letitia Wright broke out as Shuri in last year’s mega-blockbuster hit Black Panther. Her work in the film immediately landed her spots atop many casting directors’ lists. Now it seems the 25-year-old has chosen her first post-Marvel gig. Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, Wright will star alongside the likes of Gal Gadot, Armie

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‘Killing Eve’ Creator Brought In To Touch Up ‘Bond 25’ Script Per Daniel Craig’s Request

Variety confirmed Wednesday that Killing Eve and Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been brought in to do a pass over on the Bond 25 script. This story comes just ahead of the untitled James Bond film’s principal photography, which is still on track to begin in late April. Bond himself Daniel Craig requested Waller-Bridge’s assistance

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Simply Put: Exploring The Complicated History Of The ‘Child’s Play’ Film Rights & Why We’re Getting Two Chucky’s

You might be aware of MGM’s upcoming remake of Child’s Play, the supernatural slasher cult classic that introduced the world to Chucky, the now iconic redheaded killer doll. The film was the brainchild of Don Mancini and produced by long-time collaborator David Kirschner. Brad Dourif played voodoo-crazed homicidal maniac Charles Lee Ray and also voiced

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