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May 4, 2018

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Mashup of the Day: In Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel’s mighty heroes met their match in Thanos. Now they meet even worse in this Toy Story crossover from How it Should Have Ended titled Avengers: Infinity War and Beyond:   Franchise Recap of the Day: Speaking of Infinity War, here’s another recap of the Marvel Cinematic Universe up to the latest movie, in the form of a rap song:   Cosplay of the Day: It’s Star Wars Day! To commemorate May the Fourth (Be With You), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman shared an awesome mashup cosplay: always loved this #TMNT Star Wars Stromtrooper mashup…Read More

On the May 4, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the new Fast and Furious Supercharged ride at Universal Studios Orlando, an update on the future of the Fast and the Furious franchise, …

Update 2: John Lithgow (above with Will Ferrell in Daddy’s Home 2) has joined Pet Sematary. In the new version, based on Stephen King’s novel, Lithgow will portray Jud Crandall, described as “a kindly neighbor,” per THR.  The role was played by Fred Gwyne in the original film; he introduced his new neighbors to the titular memorial park and explained how things worked. We’ll have to wait to see if the new version takes a different path with the character. It’s currently set for release on April 19, 2019.    (Read our previously-published posts below.)  Update 1: Jason Clarke is now in talks in star in the new version of Pet Sematary, according to The Hollywood Reporter. If things work out, he will play the lead role, a doctor who…Read More

Want to buy a drawing of the Avengers created by the stars of the movie themselves? How did Tom Holland spoil Avengers: Infinity War for fans who were just about to see the movie? Why wasn’t the reunion of Cap and Bucky a little more emotional? What’s one joke that …

With a new Star Wars prequel film set to open in theaters soon, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the decades of films, TV shows, comics, novels, and video games that came before it. But now you don’t have to worry about perusing the deep archives of Wookieepedia to learn about …

Deadpool 2 is going to be chock full of new characters that we haven’t seen in the X-Men universe before. While the Merc with a Mouth will bring his X-Men buddies Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead back into action, it will also see the introduction of X-Force. The roster of …

Perfect casting alert: John Lithgow has joined the Pet Sematary remake cast. Lithgow will play Jud Crandall, the kindly old man who introduces his new neighbor to an ancient burial ground that has the power to resurrect the dead. We’ll soon be able to hear John Lithgow utter the words, “Sometimes, …

The Ron Howard film trails only ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ in its first day, according to ticket sellers Fandango and Atom Tickets. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office

“If we don’t act now…” Take a moment to watch this and think about your own life. This sobering animated short film is about how our daily and weekly routines are the same thing over and over (and over). And yet nothing changes? Only if we can change it ourselves. Life Cycles is a 4-minute animated short directed by Ross Hogg, that won the BAFTA Scotland award for Best Animation in 2017. This short is so effective at making us all see how mundane and repetitive everything in our lives is, and how important it is to shake up that routine. This idea started out as an animated diary, and it eventually became this film which hopefully connects with each viewer in its own way. And maybe, just maybe, it will get you to try something different. Thanks to Short of the Week for the tip. Description from Vimeo: “An observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction. Will we continue …

“We’re not really an indie band anymore, now we’re like a cult band.” Abramorama has debuted an official trailer for a new rock documentary titled Straight Into a Storm, profiling the band known as Deer Tick, an American alternative rock band from Providence, Rhode Island. The film profiles their last 10 years and rise to fame, focusing around their 10th anniversary shows in 2014/2015, and including lots of old footage, too. “Our 10-year anniversary shows were a celebration for our fans and for us. It was a lot of work, but also a blast! William Miller was there every night to capture that spirit. We’re proud and excited for his film to get an official release and proper distribution by partnering with Abramorama.” This looks like another fun rock doc, profiling a band that has had its ups & downs, still continuing to rock on no matter what. Dive in. Here’s the official trailer (+ poster) for William Miller’s doc Straight …