Marvel confirmed a dead hero will return, solving one of Endgame’s last mysteries

11th November 2019

Avengers: Endgame is the biggest movie of the year, a massive event for the Marvel Cinematic Universe that has no rival. The film is filled with amazing Easter eggs that fans of the MCU certainly appreciate, and the fast-paced story is fun to follow, although there are various events that have puzzled fans. The film’s plot isn’t full of holes, and most everything can be explained — and we did…

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Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of Oct. 27)

28th October 2019

Although Apple TV+ is only launching with nine TV shows, its arrival this week signals a sea change in the world of streaming media. By the end of the month, both Apple and Disney will have introduced their own streaming services, and for the first time in years, Netflix will have real competition from companies that are willing to spend just as much — if not more — than the…

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What’s new on Netflix in November 2019

24th October 2019

We could talk about the endless holiday specials that kick off the holiday season in November on Netflix. Or we could talk about comedy specials like the fifth stand-up set from Iliza Schlesinger. Or we could talk about the return of The Crown. Or we could talk about the Queer Eye folks heading to Japan. Or we could talk about any of the dozens of other originals Netflix has headed…

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What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in November 2019

24th October 2019

November is going to be huge on Amazon Prime Video. Not just big. Not just the usual holiday fare. But some major shows are headed our way. Consider the following: The second season of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. The fourth and final season of The Man in the High Castle. And the release of one of the more important stories to come in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks…

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Netflix just announced a massive slate of brand new content for the holiday season

16th October 2019

It will be at least a few days before we know everything that Netflix has in store for November, but if you’re looking for some festive content to get you in the holiday spirit, the biggest streamer in the world has you covered. On Tuesday, Netflix revealed all of the original movies and series it plans to roll out over the next two months, as well as all the licensed…

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This is the best news that Avengers and Spider-Man fans could ask for

3rd October 2019

Sony and Disney surprised fans this past Friday, announcing that a new deal covering the future of Peter Parker. Just like that, Spider-Man was back in the MCU, and Marvel already revealed the launch date for Spider-Man 3 — July 16th, 2021 — which inserts the film into the crowded MCU Phase 4 schedule. We also learned that Marvel got the rights to Tom Holland’s beloved hero for one other…

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A Mysterious Computer Issue Is Affecting Hollywood Movie and TV Editors

25th September 2019

Something weird happened in Hollywood on Monday evening. Well, weirder than usual. As first reported in Variety, film and TV editors across Los Angeles experienced mysterious computer issues: their Mac Pros wouldn’t boot up after they’d been shut down. The common thread was that they were all using Avid, a popular program for digitally editing feature films. “Happened to our whole team at Modern Family,” Michael Kamens, an assistant editor…

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MoviePass is dead: These are the best alternatives

19th September 2019

Well, it’s official: After years of more twists and flips than a Cirque-du-Soleil trampoline performer, the MoviePass discount-ticket service shut down for good on Sept. 14. What was once heralded as a potential savior of movie theaters is now the stuff of Silicon Valley legend. Meanwhile, competitor Sinemia abruptly shut its doors back in April. Now what? If you still crave the big-screen experience but don’t want to pay the…

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Into The Spider-Verse creators are working on a ‘really special’ Spider-Man TV show

9th August 2019

Fans wanting to see more Spider-Man adventures on the small screen will get their wish with a new TV series from the duo behind Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. Directors/producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller are working on a series of live-action TV shows using Sony’s Marvel characters, which include Spider-Man. “We are developing a handful of live-action shows using Sony’s Marvel characters, of which there are like 900 characters,” Miller…

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This Is Why ‘Love Island’ USA Is a Big Ol’ Flop

29th July 2019

I had very high expectations for the American version of Love Island. I was truly ready to blow off all of my weeknight responsibilities (e.g., washing my hair, shaving my legs) to watch it daily. Unfortch, I hardly lasted a week before I decided that it’s totally not worth the commitment, and that the show probably won’t become the cultural phenomenon that it is in the UK anytime soon. In…

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Hollywood is quietly using AI to help decide which movies to make

29th May 2019

The film world is full of intriguing what-ifs. Will Smith famously turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix. Nicolas Cage was cast as the lead in Tim Burton’s Superman Lives, but he only had time to try on the costume before the film was canned. Actors and directors are forever glancing off projects that never get made or that get made by someone else, and fans are left…

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DC Universe subscription service gets a surprise Xbox One launch

16th April 2019

That’s because the DC Universe subscription service is launching an Xbox One app, growing a platform lineup that already supports various iOS and Android devices as well as desktop and mobile web browsers. In addition to housing a collection of more than 20,000 comics available on demand, DC Universe also offers streaming video connected to a variety of DC properties. There are old TV shows like Batman: The Animated Series,…

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