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Guillermo del Toro Analyzes David Fincher's 'Zodiac,' Proves It's One of the Best Films in 'Recent Memory'

IndieWire--Guillermo del Toro spent much of the weekend tweeting about his adoration for the David Fincher serial killer drama.
March 03, 2018 Go to story on IndieWire

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People who watch 'The Crown' are different than other Netflix users in two ways

Fast Company--As cord-cutting goes more mainstream, Netflix has been looking for ways to attract more TV watchers who fall outside its typical demographic. For instance, it successfully tapped into Gen-X nostalgia with the ’80s-obsessed Stranger Things. Now it looks like it has another success story on its hands with The Crown. Season two of the British … May 21, 2018 Go to Fast Company

Hulu vs. YouTube TV vs. Sling TV vs. DirecTV Now vs. PlayStation Vue: Channel lineups compared

CNET--Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.
May 21, 2018 Go to CNET

MoviePass | Watch New Movies in Theaters

MoviePass--MoviePass gives you access to new movies in theaters nationwide for a low monthly fee.
May 11, 2018 Go to MoviePass

Denis Villeneuve, Sofia Coppola and More Filmmakers Pick the Best Films of the 21st Century

IndieWire--One thing both filmmakers can agree on: Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" is an absolute masterpiece.
April 17, 2018 Go to IndieWire

Why Hollywood Refuses To Talk About Mike Myers

thebuzztube--After the success of Wayne’s World, Austin Powers and Shrek, you’d think Mike Myers would have a long, prolific career. But that hasn’t been the case.
April 15, 2018 Go to thebuzztube

15 Reasons Batman & Robin Was A Living Nightmare For The Cast And Crew Behind The Scenes

Ranker-- You knew Joel Schumacher’s Batman & Robin was bad, but did you know it was somehow worse behind the scenes?
April 08, 2018 Go to Ranker

Holy shit, it's a trailer for Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

News--Terry Gilliam’s attempts to adapt Don Quixote are the stuff of legend, beginning in the late ‘90s and cycling through various actors and permutations; the earliest, starring Johnny Depp, even resulted in the tragic unmaking-of Lost In La Mancha. But things have looked decidedly better for Gilliam recently. Last year, we reported that he had finished shooting the film, with Jonathan Pryce as the ma
April 05, 2018 Go to News

7 New Netflix Shows to Binge in April, and the Best Episodes of Each

IndieWire--Cars you can't drive, pastries you can't eat, and presidents we can't have: Danger, Will Robinson! Netflix's April lineup is the stuff dreams are made of.
April 02, 2018 Go to IndieWire

What's New on HBO: March 2018

Vulture--Girls Trip, Alien: Covenant, and more.
March 29, 2018 Go to Vulture

Netflix Movies That Look Terrible But Are Actually Awesome

Zimbio--Half Nelson' (2006): It looks like some low-budget Ryan Gosling movie that no one saw, right? In fact, he was Oscar nominated for his performance.
March 27, 2018 Go to Zimbio