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  1. Today in Movie Culture: 'Maze Runner' Franchise Recap, the Surprise 'Crocodile Dundee' Sequel and More
    Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Franchise Recap of the Day: It's been awhile since the last Maze Runner movie so here's the cast of Maze Runner: The Death Cure reminding us what's happened so far:   Mysterious Marketing of the Day: Nobody can figure out if Dundee, the supposed Crocodile Dundee sequel starring Danny McBride and Chris Hemsworth, is a real movie or some sort of secret Super Bowl commercial setup. Watch two teasers:   Custom Shirt of the Day: Celebrities are often stylish at Sundance, but this custom-made shirt honoring Ava DuVernay, Greta Gerwig, Dee Rees and Patty Jenkins shown off by Tessa Thompson and shared by DuVernay is the best...
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  2. Sundance Buzz: This Year's Topical Movies Are More Than Just Timely
    The 2018 Sundance Film Festival is in full swing following its first weekend, and while deals are relatively scarce so far, there's a lot of buzz going around on timely and topical features that are getting rave reviews in addition to the obvious attention.    The Tale Fits the Moment The Tale, Jennifer Fox's autobiographical drama about her own childhood sexual abuse, is one of the most notable dramas of Sundance, easily aligned with #TimesUp and #MeToo. And the movie, which stars Laura Dern as Fox (pictured above), is also one of the best-received so far with a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes. THE TALE: confronting filmmaking about a woman investigating her childhood sexual abuse. Important to explore this issue & ask the tough questions, as hard as...
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  3. Box Office Report: Soldiers and Thieves Can't Stop the 'Jumanji' Power
    Here's your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded): 1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle - $20.0 million ($316.9 million total) 2. 12 Strong - $16.5 million ($16.5 million total) 3. Den of Thieves - $15.3 million ($15.3 million total) 4. The Post - $12.1 million ($45.1 million total) 5. The Greatest Showman - $11.0 million ($113.4 million total) 6. Paddington 2 - $8.2 million ($25.0 million total) 7. The Commuter - $6.6 million ($25.7 million total) 8. Star Wars: The Last Jedi - $6.5 million ($604.2 million total) 9. Insidious: The Last Key - $5.9 million ($58.7 million total) 10. Forever My Girl - $4.7 million ($4.7 million total)   The Big Stories While yours truly toils away at Sundance trying to take notice of the films hoping to...
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  4. Movie News: Ken Watanabe Joins Ryan Reynolds in 'Detective Pikachu'; Watch New 'Ready Player One' Video
    Detective Pikachu: Ken Watanabe (Godzilla, above) has joined the cast of Detective Pikachu. Ryan Reynolds will star in the live-action adaptation of the popular Pokemon video game series; his role is said to be "motion-capture in nature." Watanabe will play Detective Yoshida, a character created for the mystery movie. Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton will also star; Rob Letterman (Goosebumps) will direct. [THR]   Jordan Peele: Actor Jordan Peele, who made an impressive feature directorial debut with Get Out (above), says he will now focus on making films rather than acting: "Acting is just nowhere near as fun for me as directing." Peele appeared alongside Keegan-Michael Key in the hit TV sketch show Key and Peele and in the film Keanu; he's also...
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  5. SAG Awards 2018: Actors Honor Actors, With Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman and 'Three Billboards' Leading the Way
    Kristen Bell hosted the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild awards ceremony on Sunday evening; it's the only televised awards show that exclusively honors performers. Bell is the first-ever host for the show, which is filled with effusive praise and a genial atmosphere. Bell began things with a lightly comic introduction, which you can watch below.   Here are the awards presented for motion picture acting, along with the acceptance speeches. Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Frances McDormand accepted the award on behalf of her cast members, 11 in all.   Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Lead Role: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing...
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  6. The Week in Movie News: DC Named 'Flashpoint' Directors, DiCaprio Reuniting With Tarantino and More
    Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS DC tapped new directors for Flashpoint: Warner Bros. is moving forward on its Justice League spin-off focused on The Flash (Ezra Miller) and has just hired Vacation directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein to helm the DC superhero feature, which is called Flashpoint. Read more here and find additional DC Expanded Universe news here and here and here.   GREAT NEWS Leonardo DiCaprio will reunite with Quentin Tarantino: After playing a villainous supporting role in Django Unchained, Leonardo DiCaprio will re-team with Quentin Tarantino playing an aging actor in the filmmaker's next project, set in 1969 amidst the Manson...
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  7. Today in Movie Culture: What Makes a Sundance Movie, the Costumes of 'Phantom Thread' and More
    Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Festival Guide of the Day: For IMDb, filmmaker Kevin Smith explains the five essential ingredients of a Sundance movie:   Craftsman of the Day: Meet costume designer Mark Bridges and see his work on Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread:   Mashup of the Day: Is Rocket Raccoon the galactic MacGyver of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Darth Blender mashes Guardians of the Galaxy with a classic TV show:   Movie Comparison of the Day: Watch clips from The Walk side by side from actual footage of the same real-life events in the documentary Man on Wire:   Vintage Image of the Day: Tippi Hedren, who turns 88 today...
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  8. '28 Weeks Later' Director to Helm Disney's 'Sword in the Stone' Remake
    Even though audiences didn't turn up for last year's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Disney is moving forward with its own take on the Medieval icon. In fact, it's a take they've done before, as the studio's project in development is a live-action remake of their 1963 animated feature The Sword in the Stone. Find out the latest, including news of who is directing the fantasy film, below.  Who is directing the movie? According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has tapped Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, best known for helming the zombie movie sequel 28 Weeks Later and the 2011 horror fantasy Intruders. His hire is being seen as a hint of the studio's interest in a darker take on the story of young Arthur.  But isn't the...
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  9. Comics on Film: Is There a 'Justice League' Snyder Cut?
    Ever since Justice League first hit theaters back in mid-November 2017, certain DC movie fans — particularly those who have a very, very strong allegiance to Zack Snyder — have tried to petition Warner Bros. Pictures to release a version of the DC Comics-based team-up film that more closely resembles the original vision that its first director had for it.   This has manifested in the form of a plethora of online petitions and even organized meet-ups at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California in an attempt, organized and not-so-organized, to try and compel WB to release what's been colloquially referred to as the "Snyder Cut" of the latest DC Extended Universe film.   So, this brings up an interesting set of questions: first...
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  10. Movie News: Frank Grillo to Star in Crime Thriller 'Into the Ashes'; Watch Alicia Vikander Rock New 'Tomb Raider' Trailer
    Into the Ashes: Frank Grillo (Captain America: Civil War; The Purge: Election Year, above) will star in Into the Ashes. Luke Grimes (American Sniper) and Robert Taylor (TV's Longmire) have also joined the cast of the crime thriller; Aaron Harvey wrote the script and will direct. Grimes will play an ex-con who is still adjusting to life outside prison when his past comes back to haunt him; Grillo's role sounds menacing, as he will portray someone "who threatens to pull [the lead character's] world apart." [Deadline]   Shazam!: Veteran actor Ron Cephas Jones (above), known for TV's This Is Us, is in talks to join the cast of Shazam! If things work out, he would play a character known as the Wizard; in the DC comic books, the Wizard grants power...
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