‘Star Trek: Discovery’: How Tig Notaro Best Embodied Starfleet’s Values in Season 2

“Star Trek” has a history of bringing in unexpected stars, all drawn to the franchise by their passion for the source material. And with the latest iteration, “Star Trek: Discovery,” that tradition has continued in a number of respects, but none more interesting than the casting of Tig Notaro as engineer Jett Reno, introduced in […]

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The Academy Prepares for the Netflix-Spielberg Showdown, and a $10,000 Streaming App

On April 23, when the Academy holds the next meeting for its Board of Governors, it will confront the future: What about the streamers? The Academy tabled the long-debated question at last month’s meeting, but now it’s expected to determine if Oscar rule changes are needed for Netflix, Apple, Disney+, and other streaming sites.Steven Spielberg, […]

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‘High Life’: Robert Pattinson & Claire Denis Unpack the Mysteries of Their “F*cked Up” Sci-Fi Film

Be aware there are spoilers for High Life in the interview below. If there’s one thing you can always count on from Claire Denis, it’s that you never know what you’re going to get from one of her movies. The filmmaker behind some of the most carnal, disturbing films of the 21st Century like Bastards […]

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‘Field of Dreams’ Turns 30: Why the Baseball Classic Still Holds a Special Place in America’s Hearts (and Heartland)

Humphrey Bogart never said, “Play it again, Sam” in the 1942 Oscar-winning classic “Casablanca.” In fact, no one says it in the movie.And the mysterious voice in the adored 1989 fantasy film “Field of Dreams” does not tell Kevin Costner: “If you build it, they will come.”Released 30 years ago on April 21, 1989, “Field […]

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Ends With an Episode That is Everything ‘Trek’ Should Be

It’s been a long road, Star Trek: Discovery fans, but everything we’ve seen has led us to this point: the finale. “Such Sweet Sorrow: Part 2” has been an episode I’ve been anxiously anticipating all week. I didn’t know what to expect. Like everyone, I had some hopes, some theories, but nothing prepared me for […]

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‘We Believe In Dinosaurs’ Sheds Light On The Disturbing True Story Of Modern Creationism & Kentucky’s Life-Size Noah’s Ark [Sfiff Review]

Odds are, you don’t have a clue who Ken Ham is. The short answer, as presented in the new documentary, “We Believe in Dinosaurs,” is he’s the founder of creationist group Answers in Genesis, the driving force behind the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter theme parks in rural Kentucky, and someone with questionable taste in […]

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Lorraine Warren, Paranormal Investigator and Subject of ‘The Conjuring,’ Dies at 92

Lorraine Warren, the famed investigator of paranormal activity who researched the “Amityville Horror” hauntings and was the subject of James Wan’s film “The Conjuring,” has died. She was 92.Warren passed away “quietly and peacefully” in her sleep Thursday night, according to Facebook posts by Warren’s grandson Chris McKinnell and the New England Society for Psychic […]

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Watch: Leslie Jones and Seth Meyers Watch (and Yell At) the ‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere

A couple of years ago, Seth Meyers debuted a segment on Late Night with Seth Meyers in which he held a viewing part of Game of Thrones for just himself and SNL cast member Leslie Jones. The results were hilarious given both personalities’ love of the HBO series, but more importantly Jones’ eagerness to yell […]

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Spider-Ham Comic Will be Co-Written by ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Scribe Phil Lord

Maybe we’re getting one step closer to that Spider-Ham movie after all. The Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse co-writer and co-producer Phil Lord is crossing over to the comic book world, with a co-writing credit for the upcoming Spider-Man Annual – Featuring Spider-Ham #1. That’s right, Spider-Ham as we have come to know and love […]

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