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Director Jonathan Demme Dies At Age 73

Rolling Stone reports: Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of Philadelphia and The Silence of the Lambs and the filmmaker who revolutionized concert movies with his 1984 Talking Heads movie Stop Making Sense, died Wednesday morning from esophegal cancer. He was 73. “Sadly, I can confirm that Jonathan passed away early this morning in his Manhattan apartment, surrounded by his wife, ...

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TRAILER: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Wrap recaps: Disney and Lucasfilm unleashed the first trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” the next chapter in the Skywalker saga, Friday morning during Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida. “The Last Jedi,” as the eighth numbered-entry in the “Star Wars” saga, picks up where “The Force Awakens” left off after the franchise took a diversion in 2016 ...

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Star Wars Pays Tribute To Carrie Fisher [VIDEO]

1.4M views overnight. CBS reports: It wouldn’t be a celebration of 40 years of “Star Wars” without a touching Carrie Fisher tribute. And that’s exactly what happened at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida, which also included a surprise Harrison Ford appearance, a John Williams performance and jokes about George Lucas’ dialogue. Attendees were treated to that and more ...

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Beauty And The Beast Hits Billion Dollar Box Office As Hater Screams About Disney’s “Bestiality” [AUDIO]

Collider reports: Disney’s live-action musical remake of Beauty and the Beast is a box office smash, and it’s officially crossed the ultimate benchmark for studio tentpoles — $1 billion at the worldwide box office. Bill Condon‘s spin on the beloved Disney animated classic joins the billion dollar club less than a month of landing in US theaters on March 17. ...

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Showtime Debuts Trailer For Assange Doc [VIDEO]

From Showtime: Showtime Documentary Films will release RISK, the latest documentary from Academy Award winner Laura Poitras (CITIZENFOUR). Filmed over six years including through the 2016 presidential election and up to the present moment, RISK takes viewers closer than they have ever been before to Julian Assange and those who surround him. With unprecedented access, Poitras give us the WikiLeaks ...

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Comedian Don Rickles Dies At Age 90

Variety reports: Abrasive comic Don Rickles, the honorary Rat Pack member and celebrity roast guest whose career spanned six decades, has died. He was 90. Rickles died Thursday morning at his home in Los Angeles from kidney failure, his longtime publicist Paul Shefrin confirmed. He would have turned 91 on May 8. Though he appeared in films and on television, ...

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TRAILER: Something Like Summer

From the film’s website: Blue Seraph Productions’ third feature film is also our first adaptation. “Something Like Summer,” the novel by Jay Bell, is itself something of a phenomenon. Independently published, the book resonated with readers all over the world, who spread the word to others, turning it into a full-fledged social media sensation. The book garnered widespread praise from ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #146

Clip recap: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy and Spencer Tracy team up for an Oscar nominated entry in the screwball comedy genre in Jack Conway’s “Libeled Lady” (’36). Also starring adorable Walter Connelly as Loy’s millionaire father, the plot revolves around a newspaper that prints a story about a rich heiress ( Loy) who is supposedly a home wrecker. ...

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Christian Site: It’s A Sign Of The End Times That Millions Of Evangelicals Are Flocking To Disney’s Movie

From the far-right Christian site Charisma News: The film would have never made so much money without millions of evangelical Christian families flocking to go see it. This is the kind of apostasy that we always knew was coming in the last days, but it is still shocking to see. What we willingly feed into our minds is going to ...

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Haters Continue To Wail As Disney’s Smash Beauty And The Beast Zooms To $700M Box Office Worldwide

Box Office Mojo reports: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast delivered a monster second weekend, pulling in enough to make it the fourth largest second weekend of all-time and pushing the film over $315 million in a matter of just ten days. With an estimated $88.3 million, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast finished atop the box office for a second weekend ...

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TRAILER: The Justice League

USA Today recaps: DC’s big-ticket supergroup unites in the Justice League trailer that debuted Saturday, though director Zack Snyder has been working on forming this heroic team for much longer. “The thing that’s awesome about these icons is that a lot of them we haven’t seen in the movies before on the big screen,” Snyder says of the newer superheroes ...

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TRAILER: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Slate reports: Frances McDormand is coming off of a career-best performance in the HBO miniseries Olive Kitteridge, and the Oscar winner is showing no signs of slowing down now. Her next lead role is in Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which is slated for release later this year and appears to be another perfect showcase for the actress’ ...

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Power Rangers Reboot Features Gay Superhero [VIDEO]

The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop: Power Rangers is breaking down a barrier no superhero movie has before. The Lionsgate reboot of the ’90s children’s TV show is the first big-budget superhero movie to feature an LGBT protagonist. During Power Rangers‘ second act, there’s a scene in which the titular heroes learn that the Yellow Ranger Trini (Becky G) is ...

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SUCK IT, HATERS: Disney’s Beauty And The Beast Smashes Box Office Records Despite Right Wing Boycott

CNN reports: “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney’s live action remake of its beloved 1991 animated film, made an estimated $350 million worldwide this weekend. Of that total, $170 million came at theaters in North America. The domestic total exceeded what people in the industry had expected, and it broke the record for the biggest box office opening in March. The ...

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TRAILER: Wonder Woman

Via Entertainment Weekly: “I am Diana of Themyscira, daughter of Hippolyta. In the name of all that is good, your wrath upon this world is over,” Gal Gadot triumphantly declares in the latest Wonder Woman trailer, which she first shared on Twitter following her and costar Chris Pine’s appearance Saturday night on Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards. After promising on Friday ...

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TRAILER: The Little Mermaid

Deadline reports: The first trailer for the live-action version of The Little Mermaid from Conglomerate Media and Kingsway Productions has just been released. This is not Disney’s film, but is based on the famed fairy tale from Hans Christian Andersen and stars a solid cast: Shirley MacLaine, Downton Abbey‘s Poppy Drayton, William Moseley (The Chronicles of Narnia), Loreto Peralta (Instructions ...

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World Net Daily Launches Disney Boycott Petition

From World Net Daily: Whereas, generations of children have been raised on wholesome Disney movies that, whether animated or live-action, were stories of character and virtue, from “Old Yeller” to “Cinderella” – even including explicitly Christian allegories like Pinocchio (“Prove yourself brave, truthful, and unselfish, and someday, you will be a real boy”); Whereas, in stark contrast, the director of ...

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REPORT: Disney’s Beauty And The Beast Forecast To Shatter Box Office Records Despite Boycott By Haters

Deadline Hollywood reports: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast doesn’t open for another 9 days, however, Fandango today indicated that the live-action feature adaptation of the Oscar-winning 1991 animated pic is already beating the pre-sales of both Captain America: Civil War and Finding Dory. Those two movies turned out to be last summer’s and Disney’s top titles in regards to openings ...

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Tony Perkins Praises Disney Boycott

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: If you’re looking for conservative values at Disney, it really is a small world after all. The company, which bears almost no resemblance to the man who created it, has transformed from a beloved American icon to one of the most reliable voices for the radical Left. From “gay days” at ...

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One Million Moms Pushes Disney Boycott Petition: Don’t Let Them Downplay This “Public Relations Nightmare”

Just in via email from One Million Moms leader Monica Cole: Alerting all parents! Disney has outdone itself, and not in a good way. In case you missed our first warning, Disney has announced the live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” will include a gay storyline – between LeFou and Gaston. “LeFou is somebody who on one day wants ...

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