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April 21, 2017

The Important News Marvel Cinematic Universe: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct Captain Marvel. James Gunn will finish out a trilogy with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 revealed its soundtrack details. Marvel won’t be making any R-rated movies. DC Extended Universe: Joss Whedon doesn’t want to cast a famous actress as Batgirl. Star Wars: Carrie Fisher will not appear in Star Wars Episode IX. Rian Johnson explained how he changed Kylo Ren physically in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Aliens: Sigourney Weaver might be digitally de-aged for more Alien prequels. Alien will be re-released ahead of Alien: Covenant. X-Men: Leslie Uggams will be back for Deadpool 2. Fast and Furious…Read More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Soundtrack Advertisement of the Day: The Awesome Mixtape Vol. 2, aka the soundtrack for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, is now available, and there’s a cool ad to promote it:  Blast off with the super sounds of outer space and tell us your favorite song from the “Awesome Mix Vol. 2” set list! #GotGVol2 ?? — GuardiansOfTheGalaxy (@Guardians) April 20, 2017   Bloopers of the Day: Speaking of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, here are a couple videos of bloopers and other b-roll footage from the making of the movie:   Genre Tribute of the Day: Anne Hathway and James Corden sing a medley of songs in this…Read More

Like all great action movie duos, Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw started out as mortal enemies. In The Fate of the Furious, they’re a perfect pair, the classic unlikely partners who once tried to kill each other but now have to team up for a greater good. Played by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, they exhibit terrific chemistry in the new movie, enough that Universal is interested in giving audiences more of them. Exclusively. While Hobbs and Shaw are expected to return for the ninth Fast and the Furious installment, before that arrives we could be treated to a spinoff involving just those two characters, Deadline reports. Will they continue to get along for some new mission or will they wind up fighting again? Maybe a little of both? Certainly some more trash…Read More

Filmmakers can find inspiration in lots of places. Classical literature, plays, other films. Director Ben Wheatley, however, found the inspiration for Free Fire in two unlikely places: The comptuer game Counter-Strike and an FBI field report. Those obviously aren’t the only two influences on his movie about two gangs having one very long, very bloody shootout over a deal gone south, but they’re certainly integral to the DNA of the latest movie from the director of Kill List. As Wheatley told us, he based the location of the movie – which is largely set all in one space – on a Counter-Strike map that he’s been playing for well over a decade. Combine that single set location with an old FBI report Wheatley read about how actual shootouts go down, and you’re on your…Read More

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