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August 13, 2017

Season 7, Episode 5, “Eastwatch”: Has everyone cooled down after last week’s Lannister BBQ? This Sunday’s fifth episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7, “Eastwatch,” is decidedly less ablaze than last week (though the burning’s not quite over yet), though things are about to get fiery again soon, by the looks of Beric Dondarrian’s awesomely en fuego sword in the scenes from next week. Continue reading It’s The Expendables, Game of Thrones Edition at The Playlist.

Welcome, one and all, to the latest installment of The Film Stage Show! Today Michael Snydel, Bill Graham, and I discuss the film Detroit, the newest collaboration from writer Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow. Subscribe on iTunes or see below to stream download (right-click and save as…). (Also, don’t be scared but we …

‘The Adventurers,’ a jewelry heist flick from Warner Bros’ Chinese joint venture Flagship Entertainment, opened in third with a healthy $22.4 million. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

If you’ve ever watched Veep or The Thick of It and wished you could see them done in a post-World War II Soviet Union, you’re in luck. Armando Iannucci, creator of the above foul-mouthed political comedies and director of The Thick of It’s film spin-off In the Loop, is bringing that same brand of …

It’s the ape-mazing crossover you never knew you wanted (yes that was terrible, I’m sorry): King Kong and Planet of the Apes are colliding in a comic book miniseries from BOOM! Studios. The miniseries, titled Kong on the Planet of the Apes, takes place in the timeline of the original 1968 Planet of the …

The third season premiere of Rick and Morty got everyone talking about the Mulan Szechuan sauce that McDonald’s once had during a 1998 cross-promotion with the Disney animated movie. McDonald’s had to deal with a petition signed by thousands asking them to bring it back after Rick revealed his life’s …

Leonardo DiCaprio’s been Oscar-nominated five times in his career. What we are seeing is the emergence of an iconic American actor, one who never plays it by the rules and always tackles risky, adventurous fare often driven by auteurs. Just take a look at the list of filmmakers he’s worked with over the years: Scorsese, Spielberg, Inarritu, Nolan, Tarantino, Allen, Cameron, Eastwood, Scott, among many others. Continue reading Leonard DiCaprio’s ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ Movie Part Of Epic Bidding War at The Playlist.

Even at 55 years old, Tom Cruise is still known for doing his own stunts across the various blockbusters he’s starred in over the years. The Mission: Impossible franchise has become a consistent showcase for at least one wild stunt that Tom Cruise has decided to do himself. But one …

As movie studios try to figure out how make their films critic proof, they can at least rest assured horror movies will always bring audiences out no matter the reviews. And this weekend, moviegoers wanted to get scared. “Annabelle: Creation” led the pack at the box office, hauling in $35 million. It’s slightly under the $37 million launch of its predecessor, but ‘Creation’ fared much better with critics, and with a low budget of $15 million its going to earn a decent buck for New Line. Continue reading ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Scares Up Top Spot, ‘The Glass Castle’ Falls Apart [Box Office] at The Playlist.