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Talk about a movie that has #problematic written all over it. As the industry continues to grapple with its relationship to women and sex thanks to the unfolding scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein, Universal has seen fit to release the trailer for &#…

Movie titles are a tricky thing. So far, the film about Mark Felt, the man who anonymously provided critical intel to reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein about the Watergate scandal that helped bring down Richard Nixon has been called “Felt” and “The Silent Man.” But it appears that the folks behind drama are worried about that those titles are too vague, so now they’re running with the overly explicit “Mark Felt — The Man Who Brought Down The White House,” which sounds like lead star Liam Neeson, is going to punch Nixon in the throat before the credits roll. Continue reading ‘Mark Felt — The Man Who Brought Down The White House’ Trailer: Liam Neeson Takes On The President at The Playlist.

Despite, arguably, being the best part of the wildly disappointing “Suicide Squad,” there’s not much to say positively about Will Smith’s line of films recently. From the aforementioned DC film, to the critically decimated “Collateral Beauty” and films with middling reviews such as “Focus” and “Concussion,” Smith has failed to pick the right projects while filmmakers have failed to capture that charismatic essence that made him such a huge star. Continue reading New Trailer For David Ayer’s ‘Bright’ Starring Will Smith Is A True Genre-Bending Action Flick at The Playlist.

Ike Barinholtz has been tapped to co-star in Mother/Daughter, the 20th Century Fox comedy pairing Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn. Jonathan Levine is directing a script by Ghostbusters scribe Kate Dippold who based the story on her relationship with her mother. Barinholtz’s deal is done and he will play Schumer’s brother. Christopher Meloni and Oscar Jaenada are also aboard. Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping are producing through Chernin Entertainment, and Paul Feig and Jessie…