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The Favourite, Roma and Vice Lead The 2019 Oscar Nominations

2019’s Oscar nominations are in, and it’s going to be a battle. Several movies are up for multiple awards, and between now and February 24th when the show airs there will be plenty of speculation as to who will take home the most statues. Here are the nominees.

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First Man Launches On Bluray

We’ve all heard the stories about the first trip to the moon (including the conspiracy theories that it was faked), but what we haven’t heard a lot about is the astronaut who took the first steps on the moon. Sure he was in the spotlight and became a national treasure, but who was Neil Armstrong the man? First Man takes a glimpse into Armstrong’s life, and tries to show us personal side of this very public figure.

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The Hunchback Of Notre-Dame Set To Be Next Live-Action Disney Film

Aladdin, The Lion King, Dumbo and Lady and the Tramp haven’t even been released yet, but Disney is already planning for their next film to join the likes of The Jungle Book and Beauty and the Beast. It was announced yesterday that The Hunchback of Notre-Dame is next in line with actor Josh Gad set to produce.

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Jason Reitman Working On A Secret Ghostbusters Movie

Ghostbusters fans may finally be getting the sequel they’ve clamoured for for years. It was leaked yesterday that Jason Reitman is working on a new Ghostbusters project that is being kept very hush hush as he works towards a summer 2020 release.

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Mission: Impossible Set To Return With Two New Sequels

It’s been 23 years since Tom Cruise first accepted the role as Ethan Hunt in the Mission Impossible franchise, and he’s about to add to that total. Both Cruise and director Christopher McQuarrie took to Twitter yesterday to announce their return for not one, but two more sequels to the hit franchise.

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Halloween Is A Must For Any Horror Movie Enthusiast’s Bluray Collection

When Halloween came out in 1978, people weren’t quite sure what to make of it. While it wasn’t the first of the slasher genre of horror, it was the most mainstream slasher horror movie ever made. It became a huge hit, and spawned several sequels, each of which became more ridiculous than the one before it. Writers Danny McBride and David Gordon Green knew they wanted to make a sequel of sorts, but wanted to ignore all the baggage of the original sequels, so they came up with an original idea to get around them.

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Criminal Minds To Return For A 15th And Final Season

CBS’s long-running procedural Criminal Minds is coming to an end. It was announced yesterday that the series was picked up for a 15th and final season.

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“The Upside” Is A Powerful Human Tale Of Tragedy And Triumph

The pairing of Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston may seem like an unusual match for the silver screen, but The Upside proves that opposites attract.

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NYPD Blue Sequel Brings Back Some Familiar Faces

NYPD Blue ran for 12 seasons between 1993 and 2005 on ABC. While bringing back old, popular series as either reboots or revivals is starting to become old hat, sequels to popular series isn’t so prevalent as of yet. That may change though if ABC’s sequel to NYPD Blue finds itself perched atop the ratings, and in order to make an attempt to do so, they are bringing back some familiar faces.

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Marvel Studios Gives Fans An Inside Look At Captain Marvel

It’s alright to admit it if you don’t know every superhero that’s been appearing on the big screen lately. To help combat that, and to help fans get ready for the next big film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel studios released a special look video for Captain Marvel.

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Green Book And Bohemian Rhapsody Take Home Top Movie Awards At 2019 Golden Globes

Green Book was certainly the story of TIFF 2018, taking home the People’s Choice Award, but it was very unclear how the film would perform at Awards shows. If the Golden Globes are any indication, the film is in for quite a run. The Peter Farrelly film took home three awards, including Best Musical/Comedy and Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Mahershala Ali, and it now it looks like it might just be one of the favourites heading into the Oscars.

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Ewan McGregor Set To Play 70s Fashion Designer Halston

Ewan McGregor has played many roles throughout his career, and now he can add fashion designer to his list. The 47 year old actor has signed on to play famed 70s fashion designer Halston for a new TV biographical series by Legendary Television called Simply Halston that will follow the designer’s career.

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Netflix Begs Viewers To Stop The Bird Box Challenge

While people doing idiotic things for a laugh or to get their fifteen minutes of fame is nothing new (heck, Jackass ran for three seasons on MTV and spawned three hit movies), it seems like people are somehow getting dumber and are willing to do more and more dangerous things. The latest is based on the Netflix film Bird Box, and has people blindfolding themselves and seeing if they can do normal, everyday tasks while they can’t see. Netflix has taken it upon themselves to plead with fans of the Sandra Bullock film to stop it.

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Robert Downey Jr.’s Marvel Contract Expires With The Next Avengers Movie

One of the year’s most anticipated films is Avengers: Endgame, and while it’s been known for awhile that some of our favourite heroes could die in the film, it’s really only been a guessing game as to who that could be. With Robert Downey Jr’s contract expiring with the film’s release though, speculation is starting to run high that he may be the one to bite the dust.

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2019’s Most Anticipated Films

With 2018 quickly approaching our rear-view mirror, we can start looking ahead to the year ahead. 2018 was a big year for film, with record box office draws and some of the most talked about films in years. 2019 looks to be a big one as well though, and already there are several films coming up that we can’t wait to see.

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