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Kevin Jagernauth

Kevin Jagernauth

As Disney prepares to become a giant media behemoth with their acquisition of Fox, you might want to ask yourself if you really want one studio dominating the landscape. The mouse house has owned the box office for three straight weeks now, and will pr…

There was another big event last night besides the world premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” While everyone was freaking out about porgs (or whatever), the European Film Awards were handed out in Berlin. And one film ruled them all. Rub…

Somebody’s PR machine is very hard at work. Last month, Armie Hammer weighed in on the ongoing #metoo conversation in Hollywood, and pointed out the double standard during last year’s awards season when Nate Parker — writer, director and st…

When allegations of emerged last month against Louis C.K. — which he confirmed as true — reaction from Hollywood was swift. Indie distributor The Orchard scrapped the release of his film “I Love You, Daddy,” HBO dropped all of his programmi…

The final chapter in “The Maze Runner” trilogy is here and….does anybody care? Delayed due to a near fatal on-set accident involving the film’s star Dylan O’Brien, “The Maze Runner: The Death  Cure” now arrives…

I don’t know what you’re doing tonight, but I’ll be curled up at home, getting my British monarchy on with “The Crown” season two. If you think this series is all tea and crumpets, guess again, because the award winning sh…

If you asked me yesterday if “Big Little Lies” needed a second season, I would’ve said without hesitation, “No.” The show, initially a limited series, was a perfectly formed story, with an ending that left a slight cliffha…

While “Alita: Battle Angel” was announced ages ago, I have to admit, I completely forgot about it, and figured it was one of those projects that slipped into development hell. It would be easy to understand why. An expensive (the budget is …

This ain’t your grandpa’s “Robin Hood.” Farewell to Errol Flynn‘s incarnation or even Kevin Costner‘s hunky, blockbuster take. Next year’s reboot (or whatever) of the character is going to get some dirt under t…

Sometimes, all it takes for cinematic myth to take hold is one paragraph in an article from The New York Times Magazine on November 11, 2007. The profile by Lynn Hirschberg about Paul Thomas Anderson‘s “There Will Be Blood” revealed t…