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By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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‘Equalizer 2’ stumbles through cliches as Denzel Washington can’t save the film from itself

Denzel Washington returns as the mysterious Robin Hood, a former CIA operative named Robert McCall, in The Equalizer 2, getting pulled back into the depths of the intelligence community and the violence it brings. Following More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Dwayne Johnson can’t save ‘Skyscraper’ from itself: a dumb, cliched knock off of ‘Die Hard’

“This is stupid,” says Dwayne Johnson as Will Sawyer, climbing back out on the ledge of the giant building in Skyscraper, his latest action film centering on a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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New ‘Skyscraper’ trailer has Dwayne Johnson leaping from a building into flames

Universal has released a new Skyscraper trailer for the upcoming action film centered around Dwayne Johnson. The film is based on an original idea by writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber (We’re the Millers) More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Dwayne Johnson confirms ‘Jumanji 3’ for December 2019, ‘Angry Birds 2’ moves to next September

Sony has decided that the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle sequel will face off against Star Wars: Episode IX and Disney’s Frozen sequel next December. The news has been confirmed and detailed on Instagram More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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‘Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom’ Review: Predictable fun

Can a summer movie offer a ton of fun, offering very little else? Well, that’s exactly what the creators of the new Jurassic World sequel, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, is counting on. The real purpose of More...

By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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‘Mission Impossible Fallout’: New trailer, poster

Tom Cruise is coming back as Ethan Hunt for another Mission Impossible, the sixth in the franchise: Mission Impossible: Fallout. Directed by 2015’s Ghost Protocol filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie, the thriller More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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New ‘Skyscraper’ trailer has Dwayne Johnson trying to save his family

Universal has released a new Skyscraper trailer. The film is based on an original idea by writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber (We’re the Millers) and stars Dwayne Johnson as a former FBI Hostage Rescue More...

By Red Diogenes On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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‘James Bond 25’ set: Danny Boyle directing Daniel Craig as 007, set for 2019

The legal battles are over and Universal Pictures has won the international distribution rights and the physical home entertainment rights for the highly-anticipated 25th installment in the long-running James Bond franchise. MGM More...

By Red Diogenes On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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New ‘Sicario Day of the Soldado’ trailer teases action, intensity and style

New Sicario: Day of the Soldado will have Stefano Sollima (Gomorrah) taking over as director and the new trailer teases a ton of action, style and intensity to the highly touted original film. The film picks up More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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‘Aladdin’ teased at CinemaCon: Will Smith not trying to replace Robin Williams, footage detailed

Disney shared from footage from their upcoming  Aladdin live-action adaption with a behind the scenes look. Will Smith taking over the role of the iconic Genie and Disney distribution executive Cathleen Taff More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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‘Avengers Infinity War’ dares to shock and wow the audience, setting up ‘Avengers 4’

Picking up at the events from the Thor:Ragnarok end credits scene, set up by a decade of films, The Avengers: Infinity War finally brings Thanos’ grand scheme to the big screen. The plot is to gather the More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Edgar Ramirez joins Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Jack Whitehall for Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’

Disney new action, adventure project, Jungle Cruise, now has a bad guy to take on Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt. That role of villain has gone to Edgar Ramirez (Bright, The Girl on the Train), according to new More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Dwayne Johnson confirms the plans for ‘Jumanji 3’, may come by Christmas 2019

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson recently took to Instagram to celebrate the film’s resounding success and confirm that there is indeed already sequel in the works. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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‘Tomb Raider’ reboots the Lara Croft’s adventures, but is slow to get Alicia Vikander moving

Tomb Raider is the latest video game to film adaptation, this time starring Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina, The Danish Girl), taking up the role of Lara Croft in an entertaining adventure which just starts too slow. Lara More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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‘Beirut’ puts Jon Hamm in the center of 1980’s Lebanese politics

Offering up commentary on 2019 politics, Jon Hamm’s new film, Beirut, centers around a fictional hostage crisis in war-torn 1982 Lebanon and asks if diplomacy is better used than force. Brad Anderson (The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ mashes up ‘National Treasure’ with ‘The Goonies’ for nerds

Haters claim Ready Player One is sexist. Gen Xers love the nostalgia. Film snobs hate on Spielberg and the story, while others praise the visual smorgasbord of pop culture references. Reality is that Ready Player More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Steven Spielberg set to start ‘Indiana Jones 5’ in April 2019

Director Steven Spielberg has confirmed he plans to begin filming Indiana Jones 5 in April 2019, filming in the United Kingdom. “It’s always worth the trip when I get to work with this deep bench of talent coming More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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‘Thor Ragnarok’ Blu-Ray extras highlight the talented Taika Waititi

Marvel hit gold with their third Thor film, Thor: Ragnarok, and the new Blu-Ray, 4K release includes a ton of behind-the-scenes looks to please fans and highlight the talented director Taika Waititi. It’s More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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‘Captain Marvel’ 1990s influence: ‘Terminator 2’ setting up Nick Fury, SHIELD discovering superpowered individuals

There may be few details known, but Captain Marvel would be set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios exec Kevin Feige is finally shedding some light on what that means for the movie–both in terms of plot and storytelling. “We More...

By Red Diogenes On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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‘Flashpoint’ directors got to pick their project, explain why they chose Flash over Superman

Now called Flashpoint, the Flash standalone film that’s part of the DCEU, has had a bumpy road, losing directors, scripts being rejected. Now Game Night and Vacation helmers John Francis Daley and Jonathan More...


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