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You’d be forgiven for not realizing that, while you were sleeping, Netflix went ahead and released another mediocre film; it’s honestly becoming commonplace at this point. Their newest hail-mary, “The Outsider,” stars Jared Leto as an Ameri…

A big step in Netflix’s world domination plan is to release 80 (yup, you read that right) original films in 2018. Releasing so many films, it gives them a chance to try their hand at several different genres to reach the widest audiences. So far, the p…

Playboy officially wants out of the Brett Ratner business. In light of recent events surrounding director and producer Brett Ratner, Playboy Enterprises has officially put the kibosh on a proposed Hugh Hefner biopic that they were developing with RatPa…

**Spoilers ahead** Just like “mother!” last month, the box office receipts for “Blade Runner 2049” might’ve missed the mark, but people can’t stop talking about the film. Denis Villeneuve‘s thoughtful sequel an…

Based on the Philip K. Dick’s 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Ridley Scott’s 1982 science fiction thriller, Blade Runner, introduced audiences to a dystopian future where synthetic humans, known as Replicants, are bio-engineered for use in off-world colonization. When these Replicants go rogue, special police units called Blade Runners hunt down and “retire” them. Despite its initial lukewarm critical and commercial reception, Blade Runner has become one of the most influential movies of the last 40 years, pioneering what became an entirely new genre: neo-noir cyberpunk. 35 years later, thanks to subsequent releases like the 1992 Director’s Cut and the definitive 2007 Final Cut, Scott’s film is now heralded as a groundbreaking visionary masterpiece and one of the most important motion pictures ever made. Now, another visionary filmmaker, the Oscar-nominated Denis Villeneuve, attempts to honor the original film while expanding its influence with a sequel, the highly anticipated Blade Runner 2049. Directed from a screenplay written by Blade …

For at least a decade, Brett Ratner has been trying to put together a movie about his pal Hugh Hefner. The late founder of Playboy certainly lived a fascinating life, and while he was perhaps largely known for the skin mag that he popularized, but also celebrated for his civil rights work (the documentary “Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel” does a good job at showing the many sides the bathrobe enthusiast). Continue reading Jared Leto Puts On Bathrobe For Hugh Hefner Biopic at The Playlist.

There are things you need to know before seeing “Blade Runner 2049,” and things that can wait to be revealed. In fact, it’s probably best to keep any advance information to just the basics. In any event, you probably don’t want to watch this trailer. In fact, I haven’t even watched it, because I have IMAX ticket for this weekend and I’m going to go on internet blackout as much as possible before my screening on Sunday. Continue reading ‘Blade Runner 2049’: Final Trailer Gives Away Some Secrets at The Playlist.