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  • Star Wars Author Paul Kemp Thinks Certain Star Wars Fans Are “Detestable”

    06/16/2018 9:41:14 AM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 50 replies
    Bounding Into Comics ^ | June 14, 2018 | John F. Trent
    After Star Wars author Chuck Wendig called Star Wars fans white supremacists and The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson referred to them as manbabies, Star Wars author Paul Kemp believes certain Star Wars fans are “detestable.” Kemp has written a number of Star Wars novels including Lords of the Sith, Star Wars: The Old Republic – Deceived, Crosscurrent, Riptide, and more. Over the weekend, Kemp decided to attack certain Star Wars fans calling them “detestable human being[s]” if they use the terms “forced diversity, SJW, or politically correct, or whatnot.” Paul S. Kemp ✔ @Paulskemp 11 Jun Since I follow...
  • Review: John Travolta’s “Gotti” Movie Is the $9.99 All You Can Eat Buffet Version of “Goodfellas”

    06/15/2018 9:23:49 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 54 replies ^ | June 15, 2018 12:41 am | by Roger Friedman
    “Gotti” starring John Travolta is just as bad as you might imagine, and then some. I can’t say I blame director Kevin Connolly, who took over from a long series of unfortunate incidents that led to this production. Connolly was hamstrung by Travolta, by a really grossly bad script, and a series of producers some of whom had criminal records. Last night’s premiere of “Gotti” was entertaining more for the celebrities who showed up– Regis and Joy Philbin, Susan Lucci and husband Helmut Huber, former police commissioner Ray Kelly and his wife Veronica, and their broadcaster son Greg among them....
  • The Revolution Will Not Be Finalized

    06/10/2018 1:34:55 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 10, 2018 | Christopher Knight
    Disney analysts are tabulating all angles on why Solo failed to hit light speed at the box office.  Was it because of "franchise fatigue" less than six months after the previous Star Warsfilm?  The movie's troubled production?  Did Alden Ehrenreich lack convincing resemblance to a young Harrison Ford? The answer the suits in the Mouse House may refuse to acknowledge was provided by a store associate as I looked for a dog toy: "I didn't know what an ess-jay-dubya was until I heard about Lando being pansexual.  I don't want ess-jay-dubyas messing up Star Wars." Neither did other longtime fans.  "Pansexual," stated by one of Solo's writers a week before the...
  • What if Star Wars never happened?

    06/09/2018 12:04:33 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 102 replies
    Polygon ^ | 06/07/18 | Kevin Lincoln
    Imagining a world where George Lucas’ space fantasy didn’t revolutionize Hollywood Despite the decades that have passed since its release, it would be hard to argue that any film is as relevant to the way movies are made today than George Lucas’ 1977 space opera, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. Kevin Feige, the Marvel head honcho who presides over what is the most lucrative and successful film franchise currently operating — including Star Wars — talks openly about how much of an impact the original trilogy had on him. The list of filmmakers who directly crib from...
  • Box Office: ‘Ocean’s 8’ Likely to Walk Off With $41 Million Debut

    06/09/2018 9:31:37 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 40 replies
    Variety ^ | June 9, 2018 | Erin Nyren
    “Ocean’s 8” is on its way to a solid opening weekend of about $41 million from 4,145 North American locations. Warner Bros.’ women-led heist film, the fourth in the rebooted Ocean’s series, earned $15.8 million Friday, including $4 million from Thursday night previews. Earlier forecasts had placed the film in the $30 million to $44 million range. Sandra Bullock stars as Danny Ocean’s sister Debbie, along with Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Sarah Paulson, and Anne Hathaway. Ocean unites the women to pull off a diamond heist at the Met Gala. Gary Ross directs from a...
  • ROKU USERS and other movie buffs Two movies to recommend

    06/08/2018 2:54:02 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 33 replies ^ | 6/8/18 | me myself & I
    Something to entertain this weekend ROKU users, Tubi TV is offering at no charge this movie (with Samuel L. Jackson) "THE RED VIOLIN".Movie synopsis Vudu is also offering for rental. Though some might consider this a film for females, it truly is much more and even males might find themselves intrigued. After all, Jackson is here, as well as a mystery. The other film is from 1950 - "LAST HOLIDAY" with Alec Guinness. A remake of this film from ‎Queen Latifah was done in the past few years, but certainly cannot be compared to the first. The movie seen 20...
  • Halloween releases first official trailer with Jamie Lee Curtis hunting down Michael Myers

    06/08/2018 11:10:58 AM PDT · by C19fan · 25 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 8, 2018 | Ashley Rose
    Michael Myers is back and still scary as ever in the new Halloween movie. The highly anticipated trailer from the infamous 1970s horror flick dropped Friday, and even though Mike's 60-years-old this time around, he's ready to kill again. After much anticipation, Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have revealed the first trailer for Halloween and it may easily give you nightmares for weeks.
  • Ocean’s 8 steals a mixed bag of reviews: Here’s what critics are saying

    06/06/2018 1:53:54 PM PDT · by C19fan · 56 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | June 6, 2018 | Joey Nolfi
    Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Mindy Kaling & Co. plotted to snatch a string of glistening gems in Gary Ross’ star-studded heist flick Ocean’s 8, but the ladies of the blockbuster comedy have instead made off with a mixed bag of critical reactions. Though widely regarded as one of the summer’s most anticipated cinematic releases, Ocean’s 8 — a spin-off of producer Steven Soderbergh’s 2001 Ocean’s Eleven remake — hasn’t quite stuck its landing with critics.
  • ATTENTION ROKU USERS - Channel Pluto

    06/03/2018 11:10:21 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 11 replies
    Pluto Channel on ROKU has several good movies available this month. Mickey Rourke stars in the quirky movie "ASHBY" Also they offer Clint Eastwood in "The Line of Fire", Sean Connery in "The Untouchables", and the family friendly film of "Hugo" for a Sunday afternoon view. A pleasant Sunday afternoon to all.
  • Box Office: ‘Solo’ Is Officially a Disaster as Media Cover Up Why

    06/02/2018 5:39:02 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 124 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/02/18 | John Nolte
    With no serious competition opening at the box office, Solo has officially collapsed with a catastrophic -68 percent drop in its second weekend. After grossing a measly (we are talking about a Star Wars movie here) $82 million in its debut weekend, Solo bottomed out in week two with just $28 million. How bad is that? In its second weekend, The Force Awakens was grossing $50 million A DAY. The Last Jedi grossed $70 million. Rogue One grossed $55 million. In worse news, Solo is by far the most expensive Star Wars movie produced yet, with a reported price tag...
  • 'Three's Company' actor Peter Mark Richman reveals what it was like working with Suzanne Somers,...

    06/01/2018 9:37:51 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 1, 2018 | Stephanie Nolasco
    Full title: 'Three's Company' actor Peter Mark Richman reveals what it was like working with Suzanne Somers, Sophia LorenIn 1952, Peter Mark Richman left a $35 a week job as a pharmacist in Pennsylvania to follow the bright lights of Hollywood — and now he’s telling all. The actor, 91, has over 500 TV appearances under his belt for numerous hit shows, including “Twilight Zone,” “Hawaii Five-O” and “Star Trek,” just to name a few. As a notorious villain on screen, he’s managed to die in every possible way on camera. And Richman also found success appearing in numerous films...
  • Ranking All 10 Star Wars Movies Worst to Best

    05/31/2018 7:11:40 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 130 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 30, 2018 | Durbania
    Now that I've had time to think about Solo: A Star Wars Story, it's time to rank all 10 live action Star Wars movies worst to best. How would you rank the Star Wars movies?
  • 'Show Dogs' to remove scenes after accusations that movie 'grooms children for sexual abuse'

    05/26/2018 5:09:19 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Idaho Statesman ^ | 5/23/18 | KATE FELDMAN
    NEW YORK - "Show Dogs" is making some edits after allegations that the kids movie promoted a harmful message about sexual abuse. "Responding to concerns raised by moviegoers and some specific organizations, Global Road Entertainment has decided to remove two scenes from the film 'Show Dogs' that some have deemed not appropriate for children," the distribution company said in a statement to the Daily News Wednesday. **SNIP** "Show Dogs," starring Will Arnett, Ludacris, Natasha Lyonne, Jordin Sparks, Gabriel Iglesias, Alan Cumming and Stanley Tucci, features a minor plot about Max, the Rottweiler police dog who goes undercover at a dog...
  • 'Star Wars': Boba Fett Movie in the Works With James Mangold

    05/25/2018 1:36:04 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 77 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 24, 2018 | Borys Kit
    The hunt is on. James Mangold is writing and will direct a Star Wars stand-alone movie centered on Boba Fett, the feared bounty hunter and fan-favorite character, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. The reveal comes as Disney and Disney-owned Lucasfilm prepare for the release of the latest Star Wars stand-alone film, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Solo, which opens Friday, is the second movie to be spun from the main Star Wars line — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was the first — but it is the first to focus on a particular character. Lucasfilm is developing movies...
  • 'Show Dogs' Pulled from Theaters over Inappropriate Dog Genital Groping Scenes

    05/25/2018 8:40:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies ^ | 5/25/2018 | Megan Fox
    The hotly contested kid's movie Show Dogs, which was under fire for depicting a dog being forced to allow a judge to fondle his genitals in the same creepy way child molesters abuse kids, has folded. In a statement, the moviemakers said they are pulling the film and recutting it to eliminate the upsetting scenes:
  • Box Office: 'Incredibles 2' Tracking for Heroic $140M-Plus Debut

    05/24/2018 3:34:30 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 24, 2018 | Pamela McClintock
    Disney and Pixar's The Incredibles 2 is tracking for a huge box-office debut of $140 million-plus in North America. If so, that would make the best domestic start ever for an animated movie, exceeding the $135 million launch of fellow Pixar film Finding Dory. The film opens in theaters on June 15, nearly 14 years after The Incredibles hit the big screen and turned into an instant classic. Incredibles 2 was directed by Brad Bird, who also wrote and helmed the first film. Along with Bird, Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Samuel L. Jackson and John Ratzenberger reprise...
  • Guns On The Playbill? Every Major Studio Has Them This Season

    05/20/2018 6:21:33 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 7 replies
    Deadline ^ | May 20, 2018 | Michael Ciepli
    Down at the beach, every other trash can is wrapped in what suddenly seems an unnerving image, given the recent school shootings, including last week’s in Texas. There’s baby-faced Alden Ehrenreich, as Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars Story from Lucsfilm and Disney, aiming squarely at the viewer with an outsized handgun (and it is exactly that, whatever fantasy blast it is presumed to emit in the latest installment of the sci-fi epic). Just below, a smiling Emilia Clark, as Qi’ra, clutches a double-barreled pistol. They are flanked by Joonas Suotamo, Chewbacca, who totes the space equivalent of an...
  • Patricia Morison, Star of the Original ‘Kiss Me, Kate,’ Dies at 103

    05/20/2018 12:35:16 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 20, 2018 | Mike Barnes
    Patricia Morison, the glamorous star who originated the role of the shrewish actress diva in the delightful 1948 Cole Porter musical Kiss Me, Kate, has died. She was 103. Morison, who also appeared on stage opposite Yul Brynner in The King and I in such films as The Song of Bernadette (1943), died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles of natural causes. With a mane of exuberant, dark hair that reached her hips, Morison often was cast as a villainess or “the other woman” on the big screen.
  • The Royal Couple in Pictures

    05/20/2018 5:45:07 AM PDT · by Twotone · 68 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | May 19, 2018 | Mark Steyn
    Well, today was the big day for Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, so it seems appropriate to offer a few Royal romances as our Saturday movie date. The most directly relevant movie, Royal Wedding, made in 1947, was set in London against the background of Prince Harry's grandparents' nuptials and starred Fred Astaire and an actress whose dad was an actual guest at the actual real-life wedding - Sarah Churchill, daughter of Winston. But I'll say a few words about that tomorrow night in our Song of the Week department, and today cast our net a...
  • Box Office: ‘Deadpool 2’ Smashes Record With $18.6 Million on Thursday Night

    05/18/2018 11:45:27 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 44 replies
    Variety ^ | 05/18/18 | Dave McNary
    “Deadpool 2” smashed the record for top preview gross for an R-rated film, topping the previous mark of $13.5 million, set by “It” in September. “Book Club,” meanwhile, took in $625,000 at 2,781 locations during Thursday previews. 20th Century Fox’s superhero sequel will end “Avengers: Infinity War’s” three-week rule, with forecasts in the $130 million to $150 million range on 4,349 screens for its opening weekend — the widest launch ever for a Fox title. The original “Deadpool” stunned the industry two years ago with a $132.4 million debut weekend, which remains the record for an R-rated title. It went...