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Disappointing Tim Burton Netflix Series

Image: Netflix While Tim Burton’s Wednesday certainly attempts to imitate the aesthetic of the ’90s Addams Family films, the surrounding plot and characters of Netflix’s newest teen drama fails to capture the morbid charm of Charles Addams’ gothic family. The eight-episode Netflix series follows Wednesday (Scream‘s Jenna Ortega) as she attempts to solve a grisly …

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Rian Johnson on Knives Out’s Franchise Future, Avoiding Fatigue

Image: Netflix When the original Knives Out released in 2019, it received such a strong, mostly positive reaction that it wasn’t a surprise when a follow up was eventually announced. Glass Onion, which recently began its one-week theatrical run before it goes to Netflix on December 23is the first of two Knives Out sequels that …

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover tries and fails to have it both ways

(LR:) Jack O’Connell and Emma Corrin in Lady Chatterley’s LoverImage: Parisa Taghizadeh/Netflix If you are of a certain age, there’s a possibility you have a special connection to Lady Chatterley’s Lover. No, not the book that was written by D.H. Lawrence in the late 1920s, but remained unavailable until a well-publicized obscenity trial in 1960, …

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Jake Gyllenhaal seems genuinely shocked to learn Dennis Quaid has played his dad before

Look, do you remember every time you’ve touched Dennis Quaid?Photo: Koichi Kamoshida (GettyImages) Jake Gyllenhaal seems to have been genuinely shocked during a recent period Yahoo! Entertainment Junket interview for Disney’s new animated film strange world—in which actor Dennis Quaid voices his father—to learn that it’s not the first time he and Quaid have shared …

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Watch Power Rangers’ Touching Tribute to Jason David Frank

screenshot: Hasbro power rangers Fans across the world are still in shock from the sudden passing of Mighty Morphinstar Jason David Frank This past weekend at the age of 49, with tributes rolling in from across the worlds of power rangers and super sentai to honor the actor—including a touching new video from Hasbro. Hasbro …

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Avatar 2 Reportedly Needs $2 Billion to Break Even

screenshot: 20th century Here’s something you probably don’t want to hear if you’re a high-powered movie executive for Avatar producer 20th Century or their new corporate overlords at Disney: director James Cameron to calling his own sequel, The Way of Water, “the worst business case in movie history.” But that’s apparently what he did! According …

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Director Yann Demange joins Mahershala Ali’s Blade movie

Yann DemangePhoto: Anthony Ghnassia/Getty Images for Dunhill Marvel Studios’ trouble Blade movie, with Mahershala Ali stepping in to play the iconic vampire slayer previously made famous by Wesley Snipes, seems to be back on track—and it happened pretty quickly, all things considered. It was only in September when Director Bassam Tariq dropped out of the …

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