Cinerama Dome Is Historic, ArcLight Must Be Saved

Pacific Theatre’s Cinerama Dome is a historic theater and just like ArcLight Cinemas, Hollywood must find a way to save this theater. Hollywood is currently reeling from the latest loss due to the Covid-19 pandemic: the closure of ArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres. Even though I don’t live in LA, I still feel the hurt from this closure. Outside of LA, a number of ArcLight locations are closing. In Chicago, this means two locations are…

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Indiana Jones 5: John Williams Returns, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Signs On

Ahead of Indiana Jones 5, fans got some exciting news with John Williams returning and Phoebe Waller-Bridge signing on to star. It was already confirmed that Harrison Ford would be reprising his role as legendary archaeologist Indiana Jones. James Mangold will be directing the fifth installment, taking over the director’s chair from Oscar winner Steven Spielberg What we didn’t know during Disney Investor Day was anything about the cast. Given Shia LaBeouf’s legal troubles, I…

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Star Wars Recognizes Transgender Representation

The Star Wars universe recognized transgender representation on Transgender Day of Visibility 2021 with a social media announcement. I’ve made no secret of my own Star Wars story. If not for Star Wars and Jurassic Park, I would not be doing what I do today. While the news comes in the form of two non-binary characters during the High Republic era, it gives me hope that trans women also exist somewhere in the universe. If…

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Netflix: Coming and Leaving in April

Netflix announced the list of movies, television series, and specials that are coming and leaving the streaming service in April. Before we dive into what’s coming and going, Netflix is offering up a new service: Fast Laughs. It offers a full-screen feed of funny clips from their big comedy catalog, including films (Murder Mystery), series (Big Mouth), sitcoms (The Crew) and stand-up from comedians like Kevin Hart and Ali Wong. Members can access the feed…

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HBO Max: Coming and Leaving in April

HBO Max announced the list of films, series, and specials that are coming and leaving the streaming service during April 2021. It’s time to spring into action with “Mortal Kombat,” debuting in theaters and on HBO Max April 16. Inspired by the blockbuster video game franchise, “Mortal Kombat” brings together Earth’s greatest champions against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe. “Godzilla vs. Kong” (released March 31) will also continue…

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HBO Max: Coming and Leaving in March

HBO Max announced the list of films, series, and specials that are coming and leaving the streaming service during March 2021. Looking for a film of gigantic proportions? Debuting in theaters and on HBO Max March 31, “Godzilla vs. Kong” shows legends colliding as these mythic adversaries meet in a spectacular battle for the ages, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. The film will be available on HBO Max for 31 days from…

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Netflix: Coming and Leaving in March

Netflix announced the list of movies, television series, and specials that are coming and leaving the streaming service in March. Before I get into what is arriving and leaving so that you can plan your March schedule accordingly, the streamer launched a new feature: Downloads For You. This new feature automatically downloads recommended shows or movies to your mobile device based on your tastes. Whether you’re a comedy fan stuck on a long car ride or…

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SXSW 2021: Film Festival Slate Announced

SXSW announced the rest of their film slate for the upcoming 2021 SXSW Film Festival running March 16-20 from the comfort of your home. The 2021 Film Festival program has 75 features including 57 World Premieres, 3 International Premieres, 4 North American Premieres, 1 U.S. Premieres, 8 Texas Premieres and 53 films from first-time filmmakers + 84 Short Films including Music Videos, 5 Episodic Premieres, 6 Episodic Pilots, 20 Virtual Cinema projects, 14 Title Design…

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Joss Whedon and Shitty Men in Hollywood

Charisma Carpenter and Amber Benson are the latest people to speak out about their experiences working with Joss Whedon on television. Carpenter and Benson’s comments follow Ray Fisher speaking out about his experiences working on Justice League.  I want to stress first and foremost that I also stand with both Charisma Carpenter, Amber Benson, and Ray Fisher.  If these three are speaking out about Joss Whedon, there is certainly no doubt that others have had…

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Super Bowl LV: The 2021 Movie Trailer TV Spots

While some advertisers are sitting out, studios are using Super Bowl LV to launch movies by reminding you that they still exist in TV spots. A number of TV spots will be featured during the course of tonight’s big game.  The question I’m asking is whether or note their current release dates hold. Prior to the game, Universal Pictures released TV spots for both F9 and Nobody.  F9 is the ninth chapter in the Fast…

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