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It seems as if audiences area going to get a lot of Harley Quinn in the DC Extended Universe. While critical reception to “Suicide Squad” was mixed, to say the least, Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn was a clear standout, and Warner Bros. was quick to announce a pair of films that feature the character. The first was the obvious “Suicide Squad” sequel, rumored to be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. Continue reading Rumor: WB/DC Films Working On ‘Harley Quinn Vs The Joker’ Spin-Off Film at The Playlist.

Christopher Nolan’sDunkirk” has been making considerable waves in the industry in recent months, not only because the story is based on a lesser known historical event during WWII but also because of Nolan’s dedication to the traditional, theatrical movie going experience. With its strong imagery as well as a mind-bending soundtrack courtesy of the legendary Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk presents itself and a true theatrical experience: fully immersive and captivating. Continue reading Christopher Nolan Talks “Visceral Experience Of Cinema” in FilmLinc Podcast Talk at The Playlist.

So, this year “Game of Thrones” started airing prior to San Diego Comic Con, which made Friday’s big GoT panel a less-than-streamlined event. And while there wasn’t a hotly anticipated season trailer to reveal, HBO did release a “weeks ahead” Comic-Con trailer which has some tantalizing morsels of Westeros action for us Throneheads to pore over while we wait impatiently for the next episode of the show to air literally in two days. Continue reading New ‘Game of Thrones’ Trailer Looks Ahead At Season 7 at The Playlist.

Given the financial and critical success of both “The Lego Movie” and “The Lego Batman Movie,” it’s reasonable to assume that we will be seeing a lot more Lego themed movies in the near future. The newest addition to the Lego Universe (who would’ve thought that’d be a thing?) is “The Lego Ninjago Movie” (check out the previous trailer here). The film follows a young master builder who has to fight off an evil warlord. Continue reading New Trailer For ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’ Kicks Brick at The Playlist.

They’re the Avengers of the Netflix Marvel world. Where the regular Avengers save the world from otherworldly threats, the Defenders save a small part of New York City from ninjas, normally by fighting them in tight hallways. With the release date fast approaching, Marvel and Netflix have released the second trailer for “The Defenders,” and it looks like all that waiting by the fans is going to pay off. Continue reading ‘The Defenders’: Jessica Jones And Company Are Back In New Comic Con Trailer at The Playlist.

Preacher” may not have much to do with its originators much anymore — “from the guys that brought you ‘This Is The End‘ and ‘Sausage Party‘ and the co-executive producer of “Breaking Bad“– but the show is still touting their names. Perhaps it’s because “Preacher” is a modest show for AMC and not a big player in their portfolio. Continue reading New ‘Preacher’ Season 2 Trailer: “I’m Here To Kill A Man” at The Playlist.

Not unlike something like “Midnight Special,” FX’s new series “The Gifted,” centers on a family that discovers their children have mutant powers and go on the run. It’s yet another X-Men related series and another sign that like Warner Bros. and the CW, Marvel and Marvel Television, 20th Century Fox is eager to expand their X-Men universe into their related TV platforms like FX. Continue reading ‘The Gifted’ Trailer: Mutants Are On The Run In New X-Men Series From FX at The Playlist.

An embraced recourse to traditional Judaism that surfaced in the eighteenth century, Hasidism grew in popularity as it mystically concerned itself with self-preservation apart from secular society. While its following experienced a steep decline during the 19th century, the Hasidic lifestyle birthed large communities in Israel and New York, which takes us to a man who bears universal pain independent from the confining implications of religion — the separation from his child. As A24’s first foreign language film (Yiddish), the semi-biographical “Menashe” follows its titular father-figure through the pain of losing custody of his child due to Hasidic practice. Continue reading ‘Menashe’ Humanizes Hasidic Life In A Pensive, Emotional Drama [Review] at The Playlist.

We’re now headed into the eighth season of “The Walking Dead,” and I’ll be honest, I have no idea what this show is about other than zombies. I’ve never seen an episode. What I do know is that some friends have bailed on the series, while others are are stoically hanging on to the show. It remains a ratings blockbuster for AMC, and it’s preparing fans for the new season with an epic five-minute trailer. Continue reading Epic 5-Minute Trailer For ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 at The Playlist.

We’re now headed into the eighth season of “The Walking Dead,” and I’ll be honest, I have no idea what this show is about other than zombies. I’ve never seen an episode. What I do know is that some friends have bailed on the series, while others are are stoically hanging on to the show. It remains a ratings blockbuster for AMC, and it’s preparing fans for the new season with an epic five-minute trailer. Continue reading Epic 5-Minute Trailer For ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 at The Playlist.