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Chris Pratt Hypes The Super Mario Bros. Movie (Again), Says It’s “Very Special”

Image: Nintendo / Illumination Chris Pratt has been talking up The Super Mario Bros. Movies for some time now, and following the first-look poster reveal yesterday, he’s taken to social media once again to hype the upcoming movie. In a brief message, he reiterated how “very special” this project of his is going to be …

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Quentin Tarantino announces book tour for ‘Cinema Speculation’

Former video store clerk Quentin Tarantino will release his first non-fiction book, Cinema Speculation, on October 25 via Harper Collins. It is, of course, about movies. Here’s the back-of-the-book synopsis: In addition to being among the most celebrated of contemporary filmmakers, Quentin Tarantino is possibly the most joyfully infectious movie lover alive. For years he …

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Will Smith getting a 2023 Oscar nomination would be a slap in the face

190 days ago, if you had told me Will Smith would be back in action by Christmas, I would’ve told you to go see a doctor. That surreal March Monday came after Smith smacked Chris Rock onstage at the Oscars, won Best Actor minutes later and became an instant worldwide pariah. Then, once the Academy …

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More Super Mario Movie Jakks Pacific Toy Listings Surface On Amazon

Image: Nintendo, Ubisoft Back in February, it was discovered Illumination’s Super Mario Bros. movie would be getting a toy line created by Jakks Pacific. At the time, Amazon Canada listed a 5-inch Toad figure and a ‘Mini-World’ van playset, but no other details were attached. Now, months later – Amazon has some new listings for …

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Tarzan to Receive New Film from Sony Pictures

Image: Warner Bros. Tarzan isn’t exactly what you’d call a popular character in the current cultural landscape. While folks age 24 and older may fondly remember the 1999 Disney movie, the most recent version of the character Warner Bros.’ 2016 movie The Legend of Tarzan starring Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie, didn’t exactly have audiences …

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Luca Guadagnino doesn’t have time for your Armie Hammer cannibalism “silliness”

Luca GuadagninoPhoto: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images for ZFF Yes, Luca Guadagnino has heard all your jokes about the parallels between his new cannibalism romance Bones And All and the allegations against his old Call Me By Your Name star, Armie Hammer—and he’s got no time for it. “Any correlation with this kind of innuendo and silliness …

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Kevin Smith Planning Screenings With Russo Brothers, Zack Snyder and George RR Martin at His Movie Theater

Earlier this week, filmmaker Kevin Smith reopened his childhood theater in New Jersey under the name of Smodcastle Cinemas. Smith announced the deal back in August, and has big plans for the moviehouse, which includes a merch store in the lobby, a “film school camp” for young, aspiring filmmakers, and of course, plenty of special …

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The PC lunacy behind top Apple exec Tony Blevins stepping down

I have a movie quote for Apple. It’s from a little Bill Murray flick called “Stripes.” “Lighten up, Francis.” The tech giant has reportedly forced out Tony Blevins, a top executive and one of only 30 employees who reports directly to CEO Tim Cook, after he repeated a bawdy quote (albeit with his own flair) …

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