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Netflix’s Persuasion director responds to trailer backlash

Dakota Johnson in PersuasionScreenshot: Netflix; YouTube Poor Persuasion. Try as anyone might, adaptations of Jane Austen‘s final novel tend to leave fans dissatisfied. Based on the strong reaction to the trailerit seems like Netflix’s latest attempt is destined for the same fate, although director Carrie Cracknell hopes you’ll at least give the full film a …

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Sam Raimi discusses John Krasinski’s Doctor Strange cameo

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of MadnessPhoto: Marvel Studios About halfway through Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madnessthe eponymous wizard finds himself lost in the eponymous multiverse, with him and new buddy America Chavez finding themselves in an alternate reality where their Doctor Strange is dead and their preeminent superhero team is …

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We were genuinely not expecting the Nazi twist in this trailer for the Wonder spin-off

Okay, quick show of hands: Who rememberss 2017’s Wonder? Sweet little movie, Owen Wilson, Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay? Kid has facial anomalies, kid overcomes prejudiced society, kid is declared a “wonder,” all is well? Okay, now, show of hands: Who watched that movie and thought “Damn, there are just not enough Nazis in this thing? …

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Angourie Rice is Gen Z Tracy Flick in The Honor Society trailer

Angourie RicePhoto: Michael Courtney (Paramount +) The trailer for The Honor SocietyParamount +’s new teen YA comedy, takes influence from the best of them. Election, Rushmore, Mean Girlsand Superbad all loom large on this one, with Angourie Rice‘s character, the ironically named Honor, launching her campaign to become this movie’s Tracy Flick. Honor Society | …

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