Tag: Movies

Terry Jones, a Python and a Scholar, Is Dead at 77

Terry Jones, who earned a spot in comedic lore as a member of the British troupe Monty Python and also had success as a director, screenwriter and author, died Tuesday. He was 77. His death was confirmed by his ex-wife, Alison Telfer. Mr. Jones announced in 2016 that he had primary progressive aphasia, a neurological […]

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‘Before Sunrise’: The Making of an Indie Classic

No one knew how “Before Sunrise” would end. In addition to leaving the audience on a cliffhanger — would the visiting American Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and the French student Céline (Julie Delpy) meet again after one night of passionate conversation on the streets of Vienna? — the filmmakers themselves were at a loss until the […]

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‘Pokemon: The First Movie’ Will Get An Animated Reboot On Netflix With ‘Mewtwo Strikes Back’

The Pokemon universe is full of games, TV shows and movies, and now its first feature-length film is getting a Netflix reboot. Titled Pokemon: The First Movie when it was released in the United States in 1998, the Netflix remake reverts to its original name: Mewtwo Strikes Back. From the looks of the trailer, it […]

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Mission Impawsible: How Much ‘Cats’ Can a Person Take?

BOSTON — “I wanted to go because I have a cat,” Jack Maloney, 9, said, gnawing a sour gummy. Last Saturday, Maloney sat between his parents at the Citizens Bank Opera House in Boston, just before a matinee performance of “Cats,” the unlikely Andrew Lloyd Webber musical that made a scratching post of Broadway throughout […]

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Hugo Weaving Says Marvel Made It ‘Impossible’ For Him To Play Red Skull In The ‘Avengers’ Sequels

When Nazi-without-a-nose Red Skull made his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in Captain America: The First Avenger, he was played by Hugo Weaving. But when the character made a surprise return in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the Matrix star had been replaced by The Walking Dead‘s Ross Marquand. Weaving, who was asked to reprise […]

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The Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

Last Updated: January 10th The Netflix name has meant many things, including the best shows not on TV. And while there are some glaring omissions in their selection of good movies, there’s still plenty to peruse. Narrowing them down to just 50 of the best Netflix films wasn’t easy. Nonetheless, here’s a ranked list of […]

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Post Malone Fights Mark Wahlberg In The Trailer For ‘Spenser Confidential,’ An Upcoming Netflix Movie

Post Malone has spent a lot of time on TV in recent years. He headlined the New Year’s Rockin’ Eve special last month, he has done some performing on televised award shows, and he has popped up on The Tonight Show on multiple occasions to do things like visit Medieval Times and eat at Olive […]

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Comeback Kings: Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s Bad Boys for Life Breaks Box Office Record With $100 Million Opening

DON’T SLEEP: Seventeen years after their last outing, Martin Lawrence and WIll Smith shattered box office records with the latest ‘Bad Boys’ sequel. Photo: Frederic J. Brown (AFP via Getty Images) One thing that I learned in this business is to never write people off. Especially ones with real talent, skill, and tenacity. And staying […]

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Comeback Kings: Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s Bad Boys For Life Sequel Breaks Box Office Record with $100 Million Opening

DON’T SLEEP: Seventeen years after their last outing, Martin Lawrence and WIll Smith shattered box office records with latest Bad Boys sequel. Photo: Frederic J. Brown (AFP via Getty Images) One thing that I learned in this business is to never write people off. Especially ones with real talent, skill and tenacity. And staying power. […]

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Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff Sing ‘I Want to Get This Right’ in ‘Frozen 2’ Deleted Scene (Exclusive)

‘Frozen 2’ Deleted Scene: Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff Sing ‘I Want to Get This Right’ | Entertainment Tonight arrow-left-mobilearrow leftarrow-right-mobilearrow rightGroup 7Gallery Icon Copy 2Video Play Button Copy 5Hamburger MenuInstagramTwitterYoutubeShare Button7C858890-6955-48EA-B871-66CE1E33590CVideo-Playbutton Copy Skip to main content

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The ‘Spenser Confidential’ Trailer Shows Mark Wahlberg Taking Over A Classic Character

It’s been almost two decades since TV and movies did anything with Spenser, the private eye created by mystery novelist Robert B. Parker and most famously played onscreen by Robert Urich in the classic ’80s show Spenser for Hire. He was last played by Joe Mantegna in a trilogy of TV films in the late […]

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David Lynch Surprise Dropped A Short Film On Netflix In Which He Interrogates A Monkey

Monday is David Lynch’s 74th birthday, and instead of us getting him a gift, he gave one to us. Netflix subscribers woke up to find a surprise film drop from one of cinema and television’s great oddballs (and, as of last summer, Oscar-winner). Called What Did Jack Do?, it runs 17 minutes, it’s in black-and-white, […]

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We Should Have Bought the DVDs

Editors’ note: This is part of the Op-Eds From the Future series, in which science fiction authors, futurists, philosophers and scientists write Op-Eds that they imagine we might read two, 10, 50 or even 200 years from now. The challenges they predict are imaginary — for now — but their arguments illuminate the urgent questions […]

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‘1917’ Becomes Oscar Front-Runner After Producers Guild Win

War may be hell, but “1917” is having a heavenly Oscar season. The film, a World War I tale, won the top prize at the Producers Guild of America awards on Saturday night in Los Angeles, adding to an haul that included wins for best drama and best director at the Golden Globes this month. […]

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Weekend Box Office: ‘Dolittle’ Gets Mistreated By A Couple Of ‘Bad Boys For Life’

Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend was very kind to Will Smith and Martin Lawrence this year, as they managed to revive their 25-year-old franchise after a 17-year absence. Bad Boys For Life, the third installment in the franchise, traded director Michael Bay for coherent action sequences, and the trade off paid off. Adil and Bilall’s […]

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Al Pacino Remembers A Hilarious Encounter He Had With Jeff Bridges While High At The 1975 Oscars

Al Pacino recently received his ninth Academy Award nomination, a milestone he nabbed thanks to playing (via de-aging technology) still MIA teamster god Jimmy Hoffa in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman alongside sometime screen partner Robert De Niro. The big ceremony’s still a few weeks away, but the actor is making the talk show rounds, and, […]

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Trump’s Camouflage Space Force Suits Have Twitter Making The Same Jokes About Endor

America under Trump can’t afford national health care nor lunch programs nor a student loan bail-out, but we can spend endless money on military might to fight endless wars in the Middle East, to say nothing of a border wall that may prevent nothing. And we can peel off untold dollars for something called “Space […]

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Really Seeing Marmee: Oh, How ‘Little Women’s’ Matriarch Has Changed

Fans of Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” can’t stopping talking about it: Marmee March’s confession to her headstrong daughter Jo that “I’m angry nearly every day of my life.” It’s a line that had never been spoken on film, and only once in a television mini-series. And to those of us who’d buried Louisa May Alcott’s […]

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