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The Lovebirds (2020)
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The Lovebirds (2020)

Posted  May 24, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

With Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae recently making names for themselves, the two seemed like obvious choices to co-star in a feature film. After all, Nanjaini wrote 2017's The Big Sick, an Oscar-nominated romance comedy based on his real-life ...

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Emma. (2020)
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Emma. (2020)

Posted  March 11, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

It's been 24 years since the last film adaptation of Jane Austen's 1815 novel, so 2020 seems as good a year as any to remake Emma. With a screenplay from author Eleanor Catton, photographer and former music video ...

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The Invisible Man (2020)
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The Invisible Man (2020)

Posted  March 1, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

Leigh Whannell, who directed the surprising Upgrade in 2018, has returned with a remake of The Invisible Man. At one time a proposed member of Universal's ambitious shared monsterverse (with Johnny Depp attached), this non-monsterverse reboot was written ...

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Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020)
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Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020)

Posted  Feb. 9, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

The last time audiences saw Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) on the big screen was back in 2016’s Suicide Squad. Birds of Prey is the follow-up, directed by Cathy Yan and written by Christina Hodson (Bumblebee). Although it’s set ...

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92nd Academy Awards Predictions
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92nd Academy Awards Predictions

Posted  Feb. 8, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

With 2019 in the rearview, we’ve survived another year as well as another decade. We’re now in the roaring 20’s, but there’s still time to celebrate the 2019’s year in film.

There were a slew ...

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The Rhythm Section (2020)
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The Rhythm Section (2020)

Posted  Feb. 2, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

As Blake Lively transitions to serious roles, it seemed likely she would take a stab at an actioner. With husband Ryan Reynolds doing action as far back as 2003 (starting with Blade: Trinity), that only ups the “hold my beer ...

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The Gentlemen (2020)
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The Gentlemen (2020)

Posted  Jan. 24, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

Guy Ritchie, at one time a promising filmmaker whose features provided a jovial look at England's criminal underworld, spent roughly the last decade directing studio fare that was meant to appeal to the widest audience possible. In 2020, Ritchie ...

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Bad Boys for Life (2020)
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Bad Boys for Life (2020)

Posted  Jan. 19, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

The Bad Boys franchise, dormant for 17 years, has reemerged. This time out, the latest in the series, Bad Boys for Life, is Michael Bay-free, so that, along with the 17-year gap, gives this three-quel a reboot feel.

Honestly, I ...

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1917 (2019)
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1917 (2019)

Posted  Jan. 10, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

After his two-film directing stint for the James Bond 007 series, Sam Mendes took a little directing break before returning with 1917, a WWI film which is inspired by a story his paternal grandfather, Alfred Mendes, told him.

His latest ...

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The Grudge (2020)
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The Grudge (2020)

Posted  Jan. 3, 2020  by  Justin-Velasquez

It's come to this – Hollywood has become so lazy that they've resorted to rebooting remakes. I'm sure it's been a thing, but this is the one time I noticed. I'm referring to The Grudge, the ...

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