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TRAILER: Doctor Strange

Aaand another comic book movie. The Verge recaps: The very first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Doctor Strange has arrived. Here we get a closer look at Benedict Cumberbatch in his role as Dr. Stephen Strange, the next Sorcerer Supreme. And already it’s a much darker and much, much weirder world than what we’ve already seen in the Marvel films. Doctor ...

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TRAILER: Nothing Left Unsaid

HBO’s documentary about Anderson Cooper and his famed mother Gloria Vanderbilt played at Sundance earlier this year and debuts on HBO tomorrow night. Here’s an excerpt from today’s Vanity Fair review: The early part of Vanderbilt’s life, when she was the famous “poor little rich girl” at the center of a bitter custody dispute that was then known as “the ...

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TRAILER: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Via ABC News: The first teaser trailer of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” just debuted this morning on “GMA” and the film looks to be a character-driven story, featuring the usual “Star Wars” action you know and love. “Rogue One” is a brand new “Star Wars” movie set just before 1977’s iconic “A New Hope.” The plot focuses on ...

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TRAILER: The BFG

Directed by Steven Spielberg. USA Today recaps: He’s big, he’s friendly and he’s a giant. And we’re very happy to see him. A new trailer for Disney’s adaptation of the beloved Roald Dahl children’s book The BFG (aka the Big Friendly Giant) hit the Internet, and it’s just as magical, just as emotional, and just as terrifying as the book ...

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Fox TV And A+E Threaten North Carolina Boycott

Variety reports: A+E Networks and 21st Century Fox may refrain from filming future projects in North Carolina if the state does not repeal a controversial law that bars local LGBT anti-discrimination ordinances. The companies have stopped short, however, of withdrawing current projects from the state. Principal photography on “Shots Fired,” a drama series for Fox Broadcasting produced by 20th Century ...

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Oscar Winner Patty Duke Dies At Age 69

Via USA Today: Patty Duke, the teen who won an Oscar for The Miracle Worker and later played “identical cousins” in her own TV sitcom, has died. She was 69. The news was confirmed Tuesday by one of her representatives, Mitchell Stubbs. “Anna ‘Patty Duke’ Pearce passed away this morning March 29, 2016 at 1:20 am,” his statement read. “Her ...

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GEORGIA: Time Warner, Netflix, CBS, NBC, AMC, Discovery, And Spielberg Join Pro-LGBT Coalition

An avalanche of major Hollywood production companies and networks are backing ABC/Disney in pressuring Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to veto his state’s pending anti-LGBT bill. Deadline reports: In what is virtually now a unanimous and united stance against Georgia’s move to allow discrimination against the LGBT community, CBS, NBCUniversal, Discovery and Open Road Films have joined the effort to get ...

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TRAILER: Deepwater Horizon

The A.V. Club recaps: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 was the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, and an ecological disaster. BP was ultimately held responsible by the U.S. justice system (well, as much as a huge corporation can be these days) but the first trailer for Peter Berg’s Deepwater Horizon offers ...

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GEORGIA: Disney Vows Boycott Over Anti-LGBT Bill

On Saturday, HRC head Chad Griffin asked Hollywood to boycott Georgia if the state’s anti-LGBT “religious liberty” bill becomes law. Today Griffin got his first result. Via the Hollywood Reporter: Disney and its Marvel Studios film unit will not film future movies in Georgia if a controversial bill that critics contend would legalize anti-gay discrimination is signed by that state’s ...

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TRAILER: The Legend Of Tarzan

Variety reviews the new trailer: Warner Bros.’ new trailer for “The Legend of Tarzan” lays out the origins of the iconic character, starting with the death of his father and glimpses of the feral child being raised by apes in the jungle. The story then shifts to Alexander Skarsgård’s Tarzan leading a gentrified life and being forced to return to ...

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TRAILER: Ben-Hur

Yet another remake. Via the Independent: What’s strangest of all is how unheralded the whole thing feels: with this year’s blockbuster talk focusing on Batman v Superman, Finding Dory and Star Wars prequel Rogue One, it almost seems a shame that a new Ben-Hur film has slipped under the radar as just another swords and sandal classic getting the Digital ...

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TRAILER: Sausage Party

Deadline calls this a “filthy masterpiece.” They write: “What the [expletive] did I just watch?” That’s the first thing I tweeted after the credits ended on Sausage Party. The eight-years-in-the-making animated film — directed by Greg Tiernan (Thomas & Friends) and Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2, Monsters vs. Aliens) and written by Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, Kyle Hunter, and Ariel Shaffir ...

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Tired Old Queen At The Movies #140 [VIDEO]

Clip recap: Ralph Richardson, Michele Morgan and the amazing child actor Bobby Henrey star in Carol Reed’s version of Graham Greene’s suspense classic “The Fallen Idol” (1948). Also starring Sonia Dresdel as the terrifying housekeeper Mrs. Baines, this story deals with the love between a butler and a little boy in an embassy in London and the complications that arise ...

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TRAILER: Captain America: Civil War

18 million views overnight. The Week recaps: The latest trailer for Captain America: Civil War has finally been released – and there is a new face in town. Hailed as this summer’s Marvel superhero battle royale, the film pits Captain America against Iron Man, with the other Avengers forced to choose sides. The trailer reiterates much of what we already ...

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TRAILER: The Adderall Diaries

Variety recaps: James Franco doesn’t want to bury his past in the first trailer for “The Adderall Diaries.” Franco stars alongside Amber Heard in the A24 film based on Stephen Elliott’s 2009 true-crime memoir. The thriller follows the account of a novelist (Franco) of the 2007 high-profile murder trial of Hans Reiser, which he chronicles in a book while simultaneously ...

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The Other Wachowski: I’m Transgender Too

From the Chicagoist: The second creator behind the Matrix trilogy and other reality-contorting content has come out as transgender today. In a letter released to Windy City Times, writer-director Lilly Wachowski explained why she’s making the announcement now. “In response to this threatened public outing against my will,” Wachowski wrote. “I had a prepared a statement that was one part ...

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Sacha Baron Cohen: I Quit The Freddie Mercury Biopic Because Queen Members Will Ruin The Film [VIDEO]

Sacha Baron Cohen appeared on Howard Stern’s show yesterday to explain that he quit the Freddie Mercury biopic because the surviving members of Queen plan to depict Mercury’s death at the movie’s halfway point and spend the rest of the film telling the story of the band struggling on. According to Cohen, nobody will be interested in that. From Stereogum: ...

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In The Works: Mean Girls, The Musical

Metro reports: Get ready to channel your inner Regina George once again – because Mean Girls is all set to make a comeback as a musical. Rumours that the 2004 movie that inspired us to wear pink on Wednesdays is being given a stage makeover have been circulating for some time now – but its creator Tina Fey has finally ...

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TRAILER: Ghostbusters

More than 8 million views overnight. USA Today reviews: The first full scene of the Ghostbusters trailer, which arrived online Thursday, even has a gnarly apparition throwing up green ectoplasm all over Kristen Wiig’s scientist character. “We went right for the slime, and not just a little slime,” director Paul Feig tells USA TODAY. “It’s called ecto-projecting.” This green-filled start ...

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Trump Gets HIV In Coming Sacha Baron Cohen Flick

And the studio is panicking. Via Huffington Post: Audiences at screenings around the world, and some even in the United States, have been cheering and applauding a macabre scene in a new film by Sacha Baron Cohen in which “Donald Trump” accidentally contracts HIV. “The Brothers Grimsby” opens March 11 in the U.S., though chances are you’re learning that for ...

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