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Jenna Ortega Has Already Made Her MCU Debut

The 'Wednesday' star is no stranger to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Siskel and Ebert Believed This Was the Worst Movie Ever Made

The movie is weirdly mean-spirited, even for its time period.

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Mahershala Ali Is at His Best in an Underrated Apple TV+ Sci-Fi Romance

Forget 'Moonlight' and 'Green Book,' Ali's performance in this movie is his best.

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Studio Ghibli's First Movie Is Pure, Unfiltered Miyazaki

This might not be Studio Ghibli's best movie, but it is their most important.

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‘The Polar Express’ Should’ve Been a Horror Movie

CGI Tom Hanks can't hurt you — or can he?

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Who Is the Man in the Happy Madison Productions Logo?

(Insert Adam Sandler impression here.)

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‘The Boy and the Heron’ Ending Explained: How Does Miyazaki’s New Movie End?

Hayao Miyazaki's latest gem is also one of the best animated films of 2023.

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Why Did It Take 20 Years for ‘Unforgiven’ To Get Made?

'Unforgiven' had been sitting in Clint Eastwood's drawer for a long time, and for good reason.

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All The New Movies Coming to Streaming This Week: 'Killers of the Flower Moon,' 'Leave the World Behind,' and More

This week's new streaming releases include Martin Scorsese's latest, a Julia Roberts-starring apocalypse tale, and multiple animated Christmas movies.

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The ‘Die Hard’ Plot Hole That Pisses Us Off Every Time

Even the action movie to end all action movies fumbled this bit.

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Sorry DCEU, The CW Gave Us Our Best Flash

Costume, character, CGI, callbacks. The Flash of film can't compete with the CW.

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Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ Isn’t Like the Alien Movies, and That’s Why It’s Good

Ridley Scott interprets the source material differently but still gives us a powerful film.

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The 10 Most Expensive Movies Ever Made

Surprisingly, 'Avatar' does not top the list!

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What on Earth Was the Abandoned Walt Disney Animation Studios Movie ‘Fraidy Cat’?

Back in the mid-2000s, Walt Disney Animation Studios seemed committed to 'Fraidy Cat,' a movie that would never see the light of day.

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The Gangster Movie That Changed Sean Connery’s Career Forever

An Academy Award-winning turn in the now classic gangster flick gave Connery a new lease on life.

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How to Watch All 'Dragon Ball' Shows Online: Where to Stream 'Z', 'GT', and the Original Series

You don't need to summon Shenron to stream all the shows in one place.

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No Horror Movie Has Blended Fiction and Reality Better Than This One

This pseudo-documentary shows alien abduction like no other.

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Is ‘The Burial’ Based on a True Story?

Is the story of Willie and Jerry based on real-life events?

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