Thursday, April 18, 2019
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The Game of Thrones season premiere was pirated 54 million times in 24 hours

By Chris Gates — Posted on April 17, 2019 2:56PM PST 04.17.19 - 2:56PM PST Fans are still waiting to see who will end up sitting on the Iron Throne once the dust settles, but Game of Thrones is already well on its way to reclaiming one of its most notorious titles: The most pirated…
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Trailer for Expensive Sci-Fi Short ‘The Shipment’ Showing at Tribeca

by Alex Billington April 17, 2019Source: YouTube "My client has a very delicate product that he needs transported…" Pic4 Studios has debuted a trailer for a short film titled The Shipment, which is playing at the Tribeca Film Festival this month. It premiered at a few other genre festivals last year and is expected to…
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Watch: Weird Animated Short ‘Song of a Toad’ with Funky Characters

by Alex Billington April 17, 2019Source: YouTube "You…ugly…butt…lump!" Time for something just a bit funky, and all kinds of weird. Song of a Toad is a short film made as a student project at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg based in Southern Germany. Written and directed by Kariem Saleh, it took three years to develop and…
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How to turn off subtitles on Netflix on almost any device

After a long day at work, Netflix is there for you when all you’re looking to do is kick back on your couch. Its library is packed with thrilling movies and awesome TV shows, the vast majority of which come equipped with subtitles. Subtitles are a useful and often downright necessary feature, but if someone watching on your…
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From comedies to biopics, these are the best movies about music and musicians

By Parker Hall @pwhall — Posted on April 17, 2019 12:27PM PST 04.17.19 - 12:27PM PST Standing as two of the world’s best-loved art forms, film and music are eternally intertwined. Musical soundtracks have been essential to driving emotional elements and drama in film since its inception, while the addition of visual media to music…
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The best Black Mirror episodes

Charlie Brooker’s award-winning sci-fi series Black Mirror is like a new generation’s version of The Twilight Zone (which recently returned to television), but with a modern, technology-driven twist. The series’ dark, ominous stories examine what might happen if technological development, and our seemingly innocuous digital habits, were taken too far. Surprise endings or terrifying awakenings are…
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Final X-Men: Dark Phoenix trailer sends Marvel’s mutants into space

By Rick Marshall @rickmarshall — Posted on April 17, 2019 10:01AM PST 04.17.19 - 10:01AM PST One of the most famous story arcs in Marvel Comics’ X-Men lore will be brought to the screen in X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the upcoming sequel to 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse. 20th Century Fox, which is still distributing the film despite Disney’s…
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First Trailer for ‘Parallel Love’ Rock Doc About a Band Called Luxury

by Alex Billington April 17, 2019Source: YouTube "From that point on, everything changed." Abramorama has debuted an official trailer for another rock doc titled Parallel Love, or rather in full: Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury. Yet another film about a long lost band that isn't actually lost - they're still around,…
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Sophie Turner Embraces Evil in Third & Final Trailer for ‘Dark Phoenix’

by Alex Billington April 17, 2019Source: YouTube "She's not Jean anymore." 20th Century Fox has revealed the third & final trailer for Dark Phoenix, the next X-Men movie focusing on Jean Grey as she becomes the "Dark Phoenix". This might just be the best trailer yet, saving the best for last, after a few other…
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What’s new on Hulu in May 2019, and what’s leaving soon

Spring is here, but Hulu is still delivering plenty of reasons for TV and movie lovers to stay inside. The streaming site has an impressive list of new offerings this month, from compelling original series to critically acclaimed movies. Here are some of the highlights, as well as a full list of what’s new this month. On…
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Gemma Arterton & Elizabeth Debicki in UK Trailer for ‘Vita & Virginia’

by Alex Billington April 17, 2019Source: YouTube "Does she make you want to write or live?" "Both." Thunderbird Releasing has debuted an official UK trailer for a film titled Vita & Virginia, a romantic drama inspired by the letters written between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West. "A daring celebration of an unconventional bond, and a…
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First Trailer for Gothic Mystery ‘We Have Always Lived in the Castle’

by Alex Billington April 17, 2019Source: YouTube "The world is full of terrible people…" Indeed it is. Brainstorm Media + Great Point Media have debuted an official trailer for a film titled We Have Always Lived in the Castle, an adaptation of Shirley Jackson's classic novel of the same name. This creepy Gothic mystery thriller…
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw in Second Trailer for Superpowers Film ‘Fast Color’

by Alex Billington April 17, 2019Source: YouTube "She can see the colors." Liongsate + Codeblack Films have released a second and final trailer for the indie film Fast Color, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival last year. The acclaimed film is about a young woman who is forced to go on the run when…
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Recommended New Books on Filmmaking: The Best Movie Year Ever, Orson Welles, Sam Peckinpah...

Winter and spring 2019 have seen a number of gorgeous art and making of books, along with some indispensable looks at Hollywood icons. Plus, we finally have the definitive look at the films of 1999, and what made that year so stellar–and so influential. Best. Movie. Year. Ever. How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen…
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Allison Williams Brings the Thrills in First Trailer for ‘The Perfection’

Perhaps best known for his films, including Dom Hemingway and The Matador, director Richard Shepard is also well-versed in television directing. Having helmed a dozen episodes of Girls, he must have hit it off with Allison Williams as she leads his new intense thriller The Perfection, which follows musical prodigy and her new pupil. Having premiered back…
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Haley Lu Richardson, Golshifteh Farahani & More Join Kogonada’s ‘After Yang’

It was just over a month ago we got the enticing news that Kogonada would be following up his tender, formally striking drama Columbus (which finally just got a Blu-ray release) with After Yang, a sci-fi drama starring Colin Farrell and backed by A24. Now, ahead of a production that will kick off in early May, the…
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Official Trailer for ‘The Serengeti Rules’ Doc About Life on Our Planet

by Alex Billington April 16, 2019Source: YouTube "I had never seen anything like this before…" Abramorama has debuted the official trailer for a profound documentary titled The Serengeti Rules, which first premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last year. This fascinating, beautiful nature documentary is about a group of scientists in the 1960s who traveled…
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Watch: Video Breakdown for ‘Lady Bird’ Examines the Books & More

by Alex Billington April 16, 2019Source: YouTube "Merrily we roll along, roll along! Catching at dreams…" Time for another fascinating video highlighting the books (and music) seen in a film. H. Nelson Tracey has unveiled another "Reading List" video for Greta Gerwig's Oscar-nominated film Lady Bird, pointing out various books and book passages and references…
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Avengers: Endgame: Everything we know about the Infinity War sequel

With the snap of his fingers, Avengers: Infinity War villain Thanos dramatically altered the Marvel Cinematic Universe, leaving the future of many popular characters in doubt and bringing the 2018 film to a close on one of the greatest cliffhangers of all time. In doing so, he also made Avengers: Endgame one of the most anticipated movies to…
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After Avengers: Endgame, what’s next for the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

It’s no secret that the Marvel Cinematic Universe will look a lot different after Avengers: Endgame, and in the lead-up to the film’s premiere, there’s been no shortage of speculation regarding who lives, who dies, and who changes uniforms when the dust settles. With “Phase 4” of the MCU officially set to begin just a…