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Oscars ‘honest posters’ for 2019 are more brutal than ever

The Shiznit‘s annual takedown of all the films in contention for Oscars doesn’t disappoint, and this year’s selection is no different. Controversial Best Picture nominees Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book are featured, of course. The former hints at the sexual allegations made against the film’s original director, Bryan Singer, while the recent news surrounding Green […]

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The Prodigy Review by Dylan Tracy

Let’s face it; in this day and age it takes a lot to create a good scary movie. We have been so spoiled by the genius of Stephen King (think The Shining, Misery and It), Stanley Kubrick, and Alfred Hitchcock that a scary movie in today’s world really has to go above and beyond. Many […]

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Dick Miller, Gremlins and Terminator Star, Dies at 90

Veteran Hollywood character actor Dick Miller, star of Roger Corman’s 1959 cult classic A Bucket of Blood and who played Murray Futterman in Joe Dante’s Gremlins, has died. He was 90. Miller’s death due to natural causes on Wednesday in Toluca Lake was confirmed to Wild About Movies by a family spokesperson, and followed a month […]

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Black Panther Free Movie Screenings at 250 Theaters

Yes, we know. The movie is over a year old, and has been on DVD for months. But, still, there is nothing like seeing a movie on the big screen, especially if it is for free. Black Panther will be back in theaters next month following the film’s best picture Oscar nomination. The screenings will […]

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Stream Movies for Free on Kanopy

If you love watching movies for free, yes, free, there is a new game in town. It is called Kanopy. All you need to access their treasure trove of thousands of movies, including Oscar winners and recent releases, (such as First Reformed, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Lady Bird, Moonlight, The Disaster Artist), is a valid […]

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Kitbull – A Pixar Short Film

Kitbull – A Pixar Short Film Pixar has a pretty impressive track record for making audiences cry, but it has truly outdone itself by achieving full-scale weeps in a matter of mere minutes with the animation studio’s new short film, Kitbull. The film — a production of Pixar’s new SparkShorts program — tells a tearjerking […]

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2019 Oscar Snubs

OK. By now, you are well aware of who did get 2019 Oscar Nominations. Roma and The Favourite lead the 2019 Oscars race with 10 nominations a piece, both having received the two most coveted nods, as well, Best Picture and Best Director. Now let’s take a look at the many who had been in […]

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Glass Review by Dylan Tracy

Believe it or not, Glass is a film that has taken nineteen years to complete. It is the film that connects the worlds of Unbreakable and Split in a two-hour epic finale (or beginning?), and brings the characters David Dunn (Bruce Willis), Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson), and “The Hoard” (James McAvoy’s many characters he […]

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Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story Finds Its Maria

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story remake has found its Maria. High school student Rachel Zegler, who responded to the production’s open casting call for Latinx actors with a video of herself singing “Tonight” and “Me Siento Hermosa,” will be making her film debut starring in the role played by Natalie Wood in the 1961 classic. […]

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The Upside Wins Big at the Movie Box Office

The long-delayed The Upside — one of the last films made by Harvey Weinstein before the mogul’s demise — beat Aquaman over the weekend with $19.6 million in a surprise victory. Heading into the frame, release tracking showed it opening to no more than $10million domestically. The Upside is also a win for new Weinstein Co. owner […]

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The Upside Review by Tim Nasson

Academy Award nominee Bryan Cranston (Trumbo), Kevin Hart, and Academy Award Winner Nicole Kidman (The Hours) come together in the long delayed The Updside, a remake of the international blockbuster 2011 French film The Intouchables. Directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless), The Upside chronicles the unexpected friendship between Phillip Lacasse (Cranston), a Park Avenue […]

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WildAboutMovies Best and Worst Movies of 2018

2018 had a record breaking year at the U.S. box office, with just shy of $12 billion. And over 800 movies were released in U.S. theaters. Among the more than 30 movies that were bonafide box office hits, (movies earning over $100 at the U.S. box office), many were also critical successes, such as A Star Is […]

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Don Lusk, Animator of Pinocchio, Bambi and Alice In Wonderland, Dies at 105

Don Lusk, the prolific animator whose pencil drawings brought to life Pinocchio, Fantasia and 11 other classic films during Disney’s Golden Age, has died. He was 105. Lusk died Sunday at a retirement home in San Clemente, California, according to his son, Skip Lusk. From 1933-60, Lusk was one of the many animators employed by […]

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Penny Marshall Dead at 75

Penny Marshall, the nasally and good-natured Bronx native who starred on the ABC ratings sensation Laverne & Shirley before shattering records as a top-grossing female director in Hollywood, has died. She was 75. The younger sister of the late writer-director-producer Garry Marshall and the first wife of actor-director Rob Reiner, Marshall died in her Hollywood […]

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2019 Palm Springs Film Festival

The 30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will be held Thursday, January 3 through Monday, January 14, 2019. Highlights for the 2019 Palm Springs Film Festival include: On Thursday, January 3, the annual Film Awards Gala will kick off the festival at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The list of honorees for the 2019 […]

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Kevin Hart Steps Down As Oscars Host Amid Backlash

Kevin Hart stepped down as 2019 Oscars host just two days after the Academy announced he would take on the high-profile gig. The move came amid a mounting controversy after old tweets surfaced in which Hart expressed anti-gay sentiments and used homophobic terminology and slurs. In a tweet late Thursday, Hart officially withdrew from hosting the […]

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2019 Golden Globe Nominees

The 2019 Golden Globe Nominees have been announced. What used to be the laughingstock in Hollywood, The Hollywood Foreign Press, the group who bestow the Golden Globes to the winners, today is something that Universal Pictures, especially, is hoping will help their season’s awards hopeful, Green Room, get a jump-start at the movie box office. […]


2019 TCM Big Screen Classics Series

Film fans can take a yearlong journey through Hollywood history in 2019 when Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) come together for the fourth annual TCM Big Screen Classics, presenting 14 film favorites throughout the year, spanning seven decades. From the Golden Age of Hollywood to groundbreaking movies from the seventies, eighties and nineties, […]

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Ralph Breaks The Internet #1 Again at Box Office

Disney Animation Studios’ Ralph Breaks the Internet stayed a big winner in its second outing, earning another $25.8 million from 4,017 theaters to top the box office chart in North America. The weekend after Thanksgiving is one of the quietest of the year in terms of fresh studio offerings, and this year was no exception […]

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Tony Winning Musical Dear Evan Hansen Getting Big Screen Movie

Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen is making its way to the big screen. Universal Pictures has acquired film rights to the Broadway hit, with Wonder director Stephen Chbosky set to handle filmmaking duties. We hear that Ben Platt, who originated the role and won a Tony for his performance, is stepping back into his […]

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Roma Wins Big at 2018 New York Film Critics Awards

The New York Film Critics Circle has named Roma the best film of 2018, with the film’s helmer, Alfonso Cuarón, taking best director. Ethan Hawke (First Reformed) and Regina Hall (Support the Girls) received the group’s top acting honors, while Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) and Regina King (If Beale Street Could […]

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2018 National Board of Review Winners

The National Board of Review (NBR) has announced its picks for the best films and performances of 2018. The organization is made up of film enthusiasts, industry professionals, academics, and filmmakers. The NBR is one of the first organizations to announce its end-of-the-year selections, followed closely by the New York Film Critics Circle (November 29). […]

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Spider-Women Movie Coming from Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures is taking their Spider-Man universe into a new direction in a #metoo moment where Wonder Woman is being followed by a growing number of female superheroes. The studio is working on an animated Spider-Women film that will focus on three generations of women with Spidey powers. Bek Smith is writing the script. One […]

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Oscar Winning Director Bernardo Bertolucci Dead at 77

Bernardo Bertolucci, the Italian director and screenwriter whose films include Last Tango in Paris and The Last Emperor, for which he won the Academy Award for best picture, director and adapted screenplay, died Monday in Rome. He was 77. A spokeswoman said the filmmaker, who became known for movies with a colorful visual style and […]

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Ralph Breaks the Box Office with an $84 Million Debut

The feast at the 2018 movie box office continued over the Thanksgiving week as a pair of sequels — Ralph Breaks the Internet and Creed II — powered record holiday revenue, not accounting for yearly inflated ticket prices, in North America. Ralph Breaks the Internet topped the Wednesday-Sunday chart with a hefty $84.5 million from […]