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What's your dream superpower?
With everything going on in life, you might be wishing for rather oddly specific abilities like magically skipping traffic, having just enough loose change in your pocket, or even perfectly cracking an egg every single time. While those are all great, traditional ...
 
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Get some tips. You might need them.
These times, they are grim. And while medical experts aren't quite warning of the end of peoplekind, filmmakers and writers have been imagining that very scenario since its beginning. In a variety of ways, in fact, from drunken asteroids to nuclear holocausts ...
 
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The munchkin is fine, it wasn't milk and that's not a ghost
You'd think, what with us all having Google at our fingertips, that easily dismissed myths would have died a death by now. But no: the internet has paradoxically made it all that much easier to spread utter nonsense as though it were ...
 
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Rocky opens a pet shop and a pie-fight in 'Dr Strangelove'
It's hard to imagine the silver screens most loved films any differently than the exact way we've seen them play out every time. We assume the stroke of genius that created the final moments of our favourite films was there all along, ...
 
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For a price, of course.
Films, and by extension, cinemas are such a big part of our culture. So, it's hard not to be bummed about cinemas closing down in the time of coronavirus. After all, Netflix can only do so much.To avoid losses, many studios have already ...
 
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Social distancing and delayed release dates add up to the slowest weekend at the cinemas since September 2000.
As anyone who wandered through a deserted city center over the weekend can attest (and if you did, why were you not at home?), it's starting to get a bit spooky out there. Though the UK is yet to experience official lockdowns on the scale ...
 
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A few movies to watch at home while we wait out the virus.
With the lockdown—or, sorry, community quarantine—in full effect starting Sunday, March 15, people are encouraged to stay at home to try and contain this virus before any more people are infected. So, what to do while stuck at home?Here’s a suggestion: Indie film ...
 
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An open letter to producers cites public health risk and a hit to its box office takings.
Despite five years of waiting for No Time To Die, some James Bond fans want to delay the new film's release because of fears that gathering in cinemas would make the virus spread faster, and that an outbreak could affect its takings at ...
 
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The creator of the Saw franchise explores a new way to scare audiences by turning up psychological terror.
H.G. Wells wrote The Invisible Man in 1897, in simpler times. Back then, the eponymous protagonist’s biggest concern was simply that he was invisible and could no longer be part of normal society. Later iterations of the character on film attempt to remake and ...
 
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We were saved from another sad goodbye
We all know the death rate in Avengers: Infinity War was ridiculously high, but several of them were reversed during Avengers: Endgame.However, the body count by the end of Endgame almost included another character that would have been gone forever if Marvel had got their way.According to ...
 
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‘Sonic the Hedgehog,’ ‘Onward,’ and ‘Call of the Wild’ are for the rowdy bunch.
Out in theaters recently were Call of the Wild based on Jack London’s novel, Sonic the Hedgehog, based on Sega’s flagship character, and Pixar’s fantasy adventure with a twist, Onward. All three films are great family entertainment, so any of them are good choices for a night ...
 
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See the bad men in good menswear.
There's a reason James Bond hypnotises generations of men (and women). He's polished. He's cool, the classic kind. And behind the macho veneer of womanising and sin, his intentions are, deep down, very pure: he wants to save the world, and frequently ...
 
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Here's everything we know Daniel Craig's final film as 007.
No Time to Die—Daniel Craig's final outing as 007—has had its fair share of drama, what with a director shake-up, on-set injuries and more. But, headlines and rumors aside, the 25th Bond film is looking pretty promising. With Phoebe Waller-Bridge on board to punch up ...
 
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"I wanted it to be a moment of chance"
Filming for The Matrix 4 is now well under way, and we've just been given a glimpse at Neo (Keanu Reeves) and Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) back together at last.In the new on-set picture, a beardy and black cloak-wearing Neo rides on the back of ...
 
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The actor opens up about his struggles with alcohol in an interview with the New York Times
After playing the Caped Crusader in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League, Ben Affleck was set to don the mask again to direct and star in The Batman.But in January 2019, it was confirmed that Affleck had stepped away from the film, and ...
 
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It starts on February 26 in Manila.
In partnership with the Japan Foundation, the Film Development Council of the Philippines has kicked off Japan Film Week 2020. The nationwide screening started at Cinematheque Centre Davao in January and continues at Cinematheque Centre Manila from February 26 to 29. It ...
 
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"I wanted it to be a moment of chance."
Note: This article contains spoilers from 1917.1917 delivered plenty of tense twists and turns, though one of the most shocking scenes came halfway through the movie when one of the main characters was unexpectedly killed off.In the emotional scene, Lance Corporal Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) ...
 
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The South Korean director, who won four Academy Awards, has a varied oeuvre that rewards exploration
Only the four Academy Awards for Parasite, then? What a cakewalk.After all of that frenzied nail-biting and think-piece writing over Bong Joon Ho's chances on Sunday night, the South Korean auteur went and smashed it out of the park. Alongside a Best Director ...
 
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From nods to the New Yorker and Tintin to subplots buried in the background.
A new Wes Anderson film means a new Wes Anderson film poster, and the illustration for The French Dispatch by artist Javi Aznarez is a thing of typically Andersonian beauty.It's a lovely little pastiche of a mid-century magazine cover published by the mag at ...
 
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The most symmetrical, most pastel-colored, most whimsical scenes you ever saw.
The trailer for Wes Anderson's next film, The French Dispatch, is here, and to nobody's surprise, it looks extremely Wes Anderson-ish.Now you've seen that trailer, you'll know that that description undersells it a bit. This is not just a very Wes Anderson trailer. It ...
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