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‘Godzilla: King Of The Monsters’ Ditches The Human Drama & Doubles Down On Epic Titan Battles [Review]

The “Godzilla” franchise has an inherent flaw in its DNA. It’s just really difficult to build a film around a skyscraper-sized lizard that can’t speak and destroys everything in its path. Therefore, filmmakers feel like they have to include human characters to give the film a basic plot, and hopefully, if done right, provide some […]

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‘Aladdin’ Pops Up With Stronger Box-Office Debut As ‘Booksmart’ Disappoints

“Aladdin,” the latest Disney retread of a key title, took in an estimated $86 million for the three-day weekend, with $105 million projected for four days. This is a surprisingly strong result; after “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum,” it suggests the summer will follow the optimists’ path.Memorial Day weekend, once the official start of […]

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Electric Entertainment Adds ‘Alone’ to U.S. Distribution, International Sales Slate (Exclusive)

Los Angeles-based Electric Entertainment, co-headed by “Independence Day,” “Godzilla” and “Bad Samaritan” producer Dean Devlin, has acquired thriller “Alone” for worldwide distribution (except Cis).Electric, headed by Devlin alongside Marc Roskin and Rachel Olschan, will be releasing the movie in the U.S. as well as handling international sales, and will screen it at Cannes.“Alone,” which marks […]

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‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Director Wants to Make a Prehistoric ‘Godzilla’ Film

Humanity is just a speck of dust to the god-like monsters of the Godzilla franchise, including the King himself. In Legendary’s MonsterVerse franchise, the kaiju creatures have only emerged recently, but the long-dormant monsters are the kinds that can only have existed since the dawn of time. So, Godzilla: King of the Monsters director Mike […]

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The Morning Watch: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Plot Holes, ‘Godzilla’ for Beginners & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, a video explores what might be considered by […]

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‘Detective Pikachu’ Sequel in Development With ’22 Jump Street’ Writer

Ryan Reynolds’ “Detective Pikachu” is already getting a sequel.Oren Uziel will write the script for the second installment to the upcoming live-action movie “Detective Pikachu.”Uziel most recently worked on the screenplay for Paramount Pictures’ “Sonic the Hedgehog.” His past credits include writing and directing “Shimmer Lake,” and penning “The Cloverfield Paradox” and “22 Jump Street.”“Detective […]

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Alexander Skarsgard Joins ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

Alexander Skarsgard is in negotiations to join Millie Bobby Brown and Brian Tyree Henry in Legendary’s “Godzilla vs. Kong.”Adam Wingard is directing the film, which also starts “Deadpool 2” actor Julian Dennison.Plot details are vague, but the film will feature the two titular classic monsters squaring off in some form. Skarsgard is expected to play […]

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