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  • Box Office: 'Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice' Was A $855M Wash

    'Batman v Superman' was a huge grosser but inspired little love, which is problematic since the intent to make money and inspire long-term interest in the DCEU.

  • Margot Robbie is not a fan of Harley Quinn’s hot pants in 'Suicide Squad'

    Harley Quinn’s Suicide Squad hot pants have been an intensely debated topic. When actor Margot Robbie was asked about the costume again recently she said it made sense for the character but she wasn’t always comfortable in it. Her words bring up the larger issues still surrounding women in Hollywood.

  • The Backlash to Will Ferrell’s Planned ‘Reagan’ Film

    News broke Wednesday about a planned movie starring Will Ferrell as the late President Ronald Reagan. Simply titled Reagan, Variety reported, “the story begins at the start of the ex-president’s second term when he falls into dementia and an ambitious intern is tasked with convincing the commander…

  • Why Iron Man in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ is a Big Deal

    Marvel is officially loaning Iron Man out to Sony: Is this just the beginning of big things for both studios?

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Did Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice's Instagram account just hint at Robin's identity?

    Now, it seems like Warner Brothers are employing that technique by potentially hinting at Robin's real-life identity in their newly-developing franchise. As avid fans of the DC Comics will have noticed when watching the movie, a scene in Batman v Superman saw a brooding Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck)…

    International Business Times UK
  • How Is Hulu Meeting Rising Competition in the Streaming Industry?

    As competition in the video streaming market heats up, pure-play OTT (over-the-top) operators such as 21st Century Fox’s Hulu are rising to the challenge.

    Market Realist
  • Monsters University and the importance of failure in pop culture

    Nobody has perfected the art of the success story better than Disney. The underlying belief for so many of Disney's films is that if you just believe, then things will all fall into place. "Life goes on" can be one of pop culture's most powerful messages, and yet it's also one of its most underused.

  • Pullman's 'Independence Day' call-to-arms lives on

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Thomas J. Whitmore, famed speech-maker and defender of the planet from aliens, has the kind of poll numbers Hilary or Donald dream about.

    Associated Press
  • 13 new trailers you should watch this week

    It's a weird week when Edward Snowden is the biggest action hero in new movie trailers, but here we are and I guess it's kind of great? Snowden very much appears to be a pop-friendly retelling of those events, but it may well do a good job of explaining to people the gist of what happened and…

    The Verge
  • Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments.

    Associated Press
  • ‘Mother’s Day’: Excerpts From Those Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Reviews

    Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston in ‘Mother’s Day’ (Ron Batzdorff /Open Road Films via AP) To say that some of the reviews for Mother’s Day are negative is like saying Game of Thrones contains mildly suggestive material: It is an understatement of the highest order. The latest Garry…

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    How Marvel got Spider-man back from Sony

    Unless you've been living under an infinity stone, you may have noticed that Spider-man is in the new Captain America: Civil War film. While many Marvel fans are thrilled to finally see the web-slinger joining the Avengers onscreen, many non-fans are probably wondering why he's even there to begin…

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  • The new film Green Room is exciting. Its director, Jeremy Saulnier, is even more so.

    It's a short, powerful blast of a movie that does nearly everything right, from its sophisticated visuals and loving treatment of punk-rock aesthetics to its quiet, focused performances, particularly from Patrick Stewart as a terrifyingly business-minded Nazi leader. Related Review: Green Room is…

  • Why Hollywood will adapt web videos and memes into big summer movies

    While nostalgically binging on old internet comedy from my childhood, I was struck by an epiphany: just as the comical repacking of 1980s nostalgia during the 2000s made cheap toys and crummy cartoons into flashy movies, so too will the web videos of the late 1990s and early 2000s become fodder for…

    The Verge
  • Real Estate Roundup: Don Cheadle's Venice Beach House, Nick Lachey's Encino Mansion

    THR’s at-a-glance look at the week in industry listings.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Disney Rules Hollywood's Fairy Tale War as Other Studios Bite the Poisoned Apple

    "It's in the soil here," says Disney production chief Sean Bailey, who leads the charge in spinning classic properties into live-action tentpoles. "Some studios are really comfortable making R-rated comedies; that's not what we do. We work in this space."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Katzenberg's Next Act: Digital Media Kingpin?

    The DreamWorks Animation founder could find himself building out Awesomeness TV once the NBC Universal acquisition is complete. Some even speculate he might buy back the digital property and go it alone.

    The Hollywood Reporter