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The Best Movies On HBO Max Right Now

HBO’s finally entered the streaming game with its new platform, HBO Max, and for anyone still confused over how this new service differs from the O.G. HBO Now and HBO Go, we’ve just got one word for you: more. More movies. More original series. More classic sitcoms and documentaries. Just more. That’s because HBO Max […]

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The Best Movies On HBO Max Right Now

HBO’s finally entered the streaming game with its new platform, HBO Max, and for anyone still confused over how this new service differs from the O.G. HBO Now and HBO Go, we’ve just got one word for you: more. More movies. More original series. More classic sitcoms and documentaries. Just more. That’s because HBO Max […]

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The Best Scene in Tim Burton’s Batman Is Brought to You by Prince

Jack Nicholson in Batman (1989)Screenshot: Warner Bros. Pictures (YouTube ) I’m Batman. OK, let me explain. My first drive-in movie experience was Tim Burton’s 1989 film, Batman. Speaking of drive-ins, there’s been some conversation about possibly reviving the concept during this current social distancing era and I think that’s a fabulous idea. Advertisement Anyway. After […]

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Kevin Smith Thinks That Johnny Depp Playing Joker In ‘The Batman’ Would Be ‘F*cking Perfect’

Before Matt Reeves’ The Batman was shut down for two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, there were rumors that Johnny Depp was set to join the cast as the Joker. Unsustained rumors, and The Batman already has a stuffed cast (including Zoe Kravtiz as Catwoman, Paul Dano as Riddler, and Colin Farrell as the […]

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DC Comics Films, Ranked From Worst To Best

No one could say that DC properties have maintained a hold on superhero movie dominance for the last 40 years, but some of the most important films in the genre have been inspired by the likes of Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. 1978’s Superman: The Movie helped popularize the idea of treating seemingly silly and […]

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‘Joker’ Director Todd Phillips Celebrates Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscar Win By Sharing ‘Bittersweet’ Photos

Joker may have only won two of the 11 Oscars it was nominated for, but they were big ones: Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix and Best Original Score for Hildur Guðnadóttir, making her the fourth female composer to win overall and the first to win for a dramatic score. All the awards affirmation (Phoenix and […]

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‘Birds Of Prey’ Has Been Given A New Title After Underperforming At The Box Office

Comic book movies almost never bomb, but they do sometimes underperform. Case in point: Birds of Prey, the DC spin-off that finds Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn ditching beau Joker to form an all-girl super-team of sorta-crime-fighters. Over its initial weekend it only managed to rake in about $33 million in North America — $6 million […]

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Zazie Beetz Doesn’t Sound Too Optimistic About A Potential ‘Joker’ Sequel

Joker may have left the Oscars with only one win out of its 11 nominations, but don’t feel to bad for it: It’s still one of last year’s biggest money gobblers, and a Best Actor win for Joaquin Phoenix is nothing to sneeze at. Besides, people are still wondering if this renegade spin-off-of-sorts should get […]

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Joaquin Phoenix Capped Off His ‘Joker’ Awards Season With An Impassioned Oscars Speech Against Injustice

Joaquin Phoenix’s unorthodox Oscar campaign encompasses several brazen speeches that have essentially skewered the film industry. And although Joker was seen as controversial by some, the lead actor certainly earned the elevated platform upon which his performance now sits. It’s almost as if Arthur Fleck (a more sophisticated and medicated version, at least) designed Phoenix’s […]

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Lakeith Stanfield Still Insists That He’ll Play Joker And Has Named His Dream Directors

Lakeith Stanfield knows that the Todd Phillips-directed Joker might dominate the Oscars this weekend. He’s also aware of Joaquin Phoenix’s game-changing performance as Arthur Fleck, and well, that’s alright with Lakeith. He’s not intimidated, and in fact, he’s still pushing hard to play the Joker in a future movie. For real! He even told Jimmy […]

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‘I’m Part of the Problem’: Joaquin Phoenix Calls Out BAFTA’s Diversity Problem—Will Hollywood Actually Take Action or Is the Joke on Us?

Joaquin Phoenix with his Best Actor award for “The Joker’ poses in the Winners Room during the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 on February 02, 2020 in London, England. Photo: Gareth Cattermole (Getty Images) In the great circle of strife known as modern Hollywood, we have a routine awards ceremony filled with progressive calls […]

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Joaquin Phoenix Called Out The ‘Systemic Racism’ Of The Film Industry In His BAFTAs Acceptance Speech

This year’s Oscar nominees featured a very distinct lack of diversity, given that they were even more dominated by while male nominees than usual. Snubs included the omission of Parasite and Us actors, along with Eddie Murphy for his best movie in years, Dolemite Is My Name. Cynthia Erivo, the sole actor of color nominated […]

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Margot Robbie Has Predicted What Would Happen If Harley Quinn Encountered Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’

The first Birds Of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) critical reactions point toward a mayhem-filled, R-rated romp that reminds more than a few folks of John Wick, Deadpool, and Shazam! No one (so far) seems to miss Jared Leto’s Joker from Suicide Squad, and that’s a good thing because Harley has […]

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Lakeith Stanfield Is Determined To Play The Joker, Whether Anyone Hires Him To Do It Or Not

Atlanta star Lakeith Stanfield stopped by to visit Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday night, and what transpired was some thrilling, hardcore nerding. Officially, Stanfield was on hand to promote The Photograph, his romantic drama with Issa Rae, and while Stanfield is proud of that project, he admits that he never envisioned himself appearing in such a, […]

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