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Brendan Gleeson chats with a killer in trailer for Mr. Mercedes TV series

It's quite the year for film and television adaptations of the works of Stephen King , not only do we have  Nikolaj Arcel 's THE DARK TOWER, Andrés Muschietti's IT, and a TV series based on THE MIST to look forward to, but also a TV series based on Stephen King 's "Mr. Mercedes." The hard-boiled detective series stars Brendan Gleeson (LIVE BY...
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07.12.2017
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Assassin's Creed anime series in development from Castlevania producer

Although ASSASSIN'S CREED may not have been the video-game movie saviour which we were hoping it would be, we haven't seen the last of the Ubisoft franchise, except this time it will be in the form of an anime series from Adi Shankar, producer of Netflix's upcoming Castlevania series. Shankar confirmed the news himself on Facebook , but unfortunately we don't where or...
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07.05.2017
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Ubisoft Motion Pictures Offering Fellowships for Female Filmmakers

Ubisoft is a French multinational video game publisher who, in the past, has published franchise titles like Tom Clancy 's Rainbow Six , Watch Dogs , Assassin's Creed , and the Far Cry series of games. The company also has a film and television studio under their umbrella called Ubisoft Motion Pictures. Today, Ubisoft Motion Pictures has announced that they're...
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06.21.2017
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Cool Videos: Voldemort prequel preview teases the movie you know you need

You don’t need a plot synopsis to know that Harry Potter is the hero of the HARRY POTTER series, but the key villain, Voldemort ( Ralph Fiennes in the movies), has a tragic, rich history worthy of his own movie(s). The current run of prequel films, FANTASTIC BEASTS, puts the focus on Newt Scamander ( Eddie Redmayne ) and several other characters, so one die-hard HP fan went out...
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05.30.2017
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Paddington is as adorable as ever in Paddington 2 trailer

If only we could live in a world where when you went to a Build a Bear store you saw they actually let you create a living, breathing teddy bear instead of discovering all they’re selling is stuffing and lies. The lovable Paddington is the closest we’ll come to knowing what it’s like to own an  actual teddy bear, and luckily it looks pretty damn cute, as evidenced...
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05.30.2017
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announce Broadway opening date

It's been announced today that, as of April 22, 2018 , HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD will be making its Broadway premiere via the Ambassador Theatre Group's Lyric Theatre. Producers Sonia Friedman and Collin Callender have also informed the public that preview performances, casting, and all other details regarding the show will be announced in the coming...
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05.04.2017
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Why It Works: In Bruges

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** While it isn't exactly the most Irish of movies, IN BRUGES has been on my to-do list for a while, and St. Patrick's Day seemed as good a time as any to look at Martin...
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03.17.2017
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Top 10 Worst Movie Diseases You Wouldn't Want to Catch (video)

Getting sick is the worst, right? Like, you get headaches, your armpits break out in hives, you start farting uncontrollably and sometimes you even sprout hooves. Alright, in all honesty I don’t get sick that much, so I made some of that up. Still, catching a bug can be nasty business, and we here at JoBlo sympathize with everyone who has a case of the sniffles, but we’re...
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02.23.2017
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Ben Affleck's Live By Night set to lose about $75 million

When the trailers, images, posters and basically everything for LIVE BY NIGHT started to pour it immediately got fans and film buffs ready for Ben Affleck ’s rousing return to the directors after a 4-year gap since ARGO. However, the time for joy has passed, and Affleck’s movie is an official box office dud which will apparently cost the studio more than an arm and a leg....
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01.27.2017
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Review: Trespass Against Us

PLOT: The heir ( Michael Fassbender ) to a close-knit community of small-time criminals, tries to break free from the influence of his father ( Brendan Gleeson ). REVIEW: TRESPASS AGAINST US is unusual for a crime drama. Despite some familiar trappings of the genre, most notably a series of kinetic car chases, the emphasis of the film is significantly weighed towards...
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01.16.2017
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Ben Affleck

In our last column , we examined the career of actor Brian Cox . This week’s subject is one of the biggest actor/directors of our era, but a controversial figure to be sure...   Ben Affleck For some reason, people seem to hold major grudge against Ben Affleck , and around the time his career as a young, twenty-something lead went kaput, people...
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01.09.2017
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Review: Live By Night

PLOT: A war-vet ( Ben Affleck ) rises through the ranks to becomes a notorious bootlegger and gangster during prohibition. REVIEW: Part of me wishes Ben Affleck had started off LIVE BY NIGHT with the old Warner Bros. logo from the thirties and forties. It would have been highly appropriate given how much of a throwback this feels to the old-time gangster melodramas the...
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01.09.2017
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