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Jon Favreau Says It’s ‘A Matter Of Time’ Before ‘The Mandalorian’ Characters End Up In ‘Star Wars’ Movies

The Mandalorian has earned rave reviews from Star Wars fans through its first few episodes on Disney+ for a variety of reasons. Baby Yoda is one of them, and rightfully so. But another is that the Jon Favreau-created show is one of the few TV productions based on a big screen property that looks and […]

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One Of The Best Moments In Last Week’s ‘Watchmen’ Was A Tribute To A Classic ‘SNL’ Sketch

CAUTION: Major Watchmen spoilers follow below. In last week’s episode of Watchmen, the HBO series threw a massive blue curveball at its audience with a decidedly Damon Lindelovian twist: Angela’s (Regina King) husband Cal (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) is actually Dr. Manhattan in disguise, and the white supremacist group, the Seventh Kavalry, is after him. Actually, […]

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What’s On Tonight: ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Leads So Much Christmas Programming

If nothing in this listing fits your mood tonight, please check out our guide to What You Should Watch On Streaming Right Now. A Charlie Brown Christmas (ABC, 8:00 p.m.) — As is established Christmas tradition following the Thanksgiving holiday, the animated classic from 1965 returns. Charlie Brown, the central character in Charles Schulz’s long-running […]

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The Ins And Outs Of AEW Dynamite 12/4/19: Lexicon Standoff

Previously on the Ins and Outs of AEW Dynamite: Chris Jericho held a Festival of Friendsgiving, Orange Cassidy dressed up like a flying turkey, and Cody Rhodes was randomly attacked by three concerning people from your local sex club. Plus, Kenny Omega redeemed himself against PAC, and MJF won an expensive diamond ring that caused […]

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Angel Olsen Gives Poised Performances Of ‘Summer’ And ‘Chance’ On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

A couple months ago, Angel Olsen returned with All Mirrors, her first album in three years (and one of 2019’s best indie albums). It’s a grand and dramatic record, and she brought that energy to Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night when she performed “Summer” and “Chance.” She played the country-tinged, Old West rocker “Summer” on […]

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Eddie Murphy Leaves The Door Open For Reviving Some Classic ‘SNL’ Characters When He Hosts

In just over two weeks, comedian and Dolemite Is My Name star Eddie Murphy will return to Studio 8H for the first time since Saturday Night Live‘s 40th anniversary special nearly five years ago. Back then, it was the first time he’d been back in decades, as the comedy superstar left Lorne Michaels’s empire in […]

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Billie Eilish Is Reportedly Close To A High-Paying Deal With Apple That Includes A Documentary

This year, Billie Eilish has become a huge deal. It seems like she pulls of some sort of notable feat every day, whether it’s releasing her first self-directed video (which she did earlier today), giving her first awards show performance, or setting a Grammy nominations record. Now it looks like she has a big-time deal […]

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Kanye West Is Reportedly Planning A Yankee Stadium Show With Joel Osteen In 2020

It looks like Kanye West is planning to take hs faith-based works even further in 2020. TMZ reports that Kanye will join megachurch pastor Joel Osteen’s America’s Night Of Hope event at the Yankee Stadium in New York May 2, 2020. Presumably, he’ll bring his Sunday Service choir to provide the music while Osteen speaks. […]

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‘The Two Popes’ Is A Surprisingly Affecting Buddy Comedy About Men In Bejeweled Capes

In The Two Popes — it’s hard not to wish the title was just “Two Popes,” a la 2 Guns — director Fernando Meirelles (City of God) uses walls as a recurring visual motif. This is a story about a clash of papal personalities — Jorge Bergoglio, aka Good Pope, the future Pope Francis, who […]

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Disney’s New ‘Mulan’ Remake Trailer Is Dead Serious About Bringing The Warrior Action To Life

Disney’s stable of remakes might not be everyone’s spinning cup of tea, but the studio could never be accused of simply replicating their past efforts. This year alone, people flocked to the multiplex for Will Smith’s blue genie in Aladdin and were both thrilled and weirded out by the photorealistic use of CGI in The […]

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Prosecutors Are Recommending That Tekashi 69 Receive A Reduced Sentence For His Cooperation

The big Tekashi 69 (real name Daniel Hernandez) case has been ongoing for a long time now, but the rapper will finally learn his fate soon: His sentencing date is December 18, which is about two weeks away now. His racketeering and firearms charges amount to a mandatory minimum of 47 years in prison, but […]

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Tom Holland’s Drunken Phone Call With Disney’s CEO Helped Keep Spider-Man In The MCU

Spider-Man is one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe‘s most popular superheroes, which made Marvel Studios and Sony’s shocking “impasse” earlier this year all the more, well, shocking. It appeared as if we had seen the last of Spidey in the MCU following Spider-Man: Far From Home, but the two megalithic companies were able to settle […]

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One Of Marvel’s Animated Shows Has Been Put On Hold After Its Entire Writing Staff Was Fired

Marvel has rarely had the luck with its TV shows that it’s had with its movies, and even when they have — as with Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage — they’ve had to prematurely shutter them due to their move away from Netflix. But as the streaming wars ramp up, they’ve committed to upping […]

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Daisy Ridley Opened Up About Shooting Certain ‘Rise Of Skywalker’ Scenes After Carrie Fisher’s Death

It’s been nearly three years since Carrie Fisher’s sudden passing, but her screen self has lived on in death. The Last Jedi, featuring her last full performance, was released the subsequent December, and she’s even in The Rise of Skywalker, which was originally supposed to feature her prominently. How? A very simple form of movie […]

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Todd Phillips Originally Pitched ‘Joker’ As One Of Three Movies To Warner Bros.

Not only has Joker been a huge box office success for Warner Bros., but it has reportedly reinvigorated the studio’s DC Comics arm to the extent that, along with the financial successes of Wonder Woman and Aquaman, all of its post-Justice League plans have changed dramatically. Joker has also done wonders critically, as both Joaquin […]

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An All-Star Cast Of Marvel Players Will Celebrate Stan Lee’s Legacy In An Upcoming TV Special

A little over a year after Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee died at the age of 95, the co-creator of so many well-known comic book superheroes (and the star of countless MCU cameos) will be celebrated in an upcoming television special on ABC. In a press release from the Disney-owned broadcast network and Marvel, details […]

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The First Trailer For Disney’s ‘Togo’ Pits Willem Dafoe And His Dogs Against The Alaskan Wilds

Before the Thanksgiving holiday, Walt Disney Co. subsidiary 20th Century Fox released the first trailer for its upcoming Jack London adaptation The Call of the Wild, which features a grizzled Harrison Ford and a completely CGI dog. “Digital fur technology” notwithstanding, the movie looks like a bit of a fun romp, to be sure, but […]

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What’s On Tonight: ‘Vikings’ Returns And Fox Gives Us A Holiday Miniseries With ‘The Moodys’

Vikings (History, 8:00/9:00 p.m.) — Vikings returns just after Ivar the Boneless flees Kattegat. He meets a mysterious stranger on his journey, one who forces him to confront his past and the strange memories he keeps having that somehow relate to the saga of the enigmatic genius, Floki. Later, Bjorn struggles with his new kingship […]

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Adam Sandler Tells Howard Stern How He And Chris Farley Responded To Getting Fired From ‘SNL’

Adam Sandler rarely speaks with the press — he went over 20 years between magazine profiles before recently agreeing to sit down with the New York Times (it’s a must read) — but he rarely makes movies like the skeezy indie drama Uncut Gems. So he’ll sit through the post-screening Q&As and sit-downs with journalists, […]

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