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The Tomorrow War review – time stretches in Chris Pratt’s alien-invasion sci-fi

Pratt plays a teacher turned pre-emptive conscript for a future war with aliens in this overlong and derivative actionerWe’ve come an awfully long way since Chris Pratt was the goofy comic turn Andy Dwyer in TV’s Parks and Recreation, pretending to be top-secret FBI agent Burt Macklin. These days he’s got the chops to be […]

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Amazon’s ‘A League of Their Own’ Casts Nick Offerman as a Curmudgeonly Baseball Coach, Presumably With a Heart of Gold

Score! Television’s favorite curmudgeon with a heart of gold is going to be playing one of film’s greatest curmudgeons with a heart of gold. Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman has been cast as the cantankerous coach in Amazon’s A League of their Own series. The series, helmed by Abbi Jacobson and Will Graham, is […]

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‘Dear White People’ Filmmaker Justin Simien to Direct Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ Remake

Justin Simien, the director of “Dear White People” and “Bad Hair,” has been tapped to direct Disney’s “The Haunted Mansion” remake.Though taking inspiration from the spooky theme park ride, plot details have been kept under wraps for the upcoming live-action movie. The Haunted Mansion theme park ride, which first opened in 1969, takes guests through […]

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‘The Office’ Showrunner Greg Daniels Says Reboot Is Not Impossible, as Long as He’s Involved

Is a reboot of “The Office” in active development. No. Does that mean that it’s impossible? Also no, according to showrunner Greg Daniels.Collider reported on Wednesday that Daniels is not ruling out a continuation of “The Office,” though the showrunner added that nothing related to the show is in active development.“No, but it’s not impossible. […]

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With ‘Black Bear,’ Aubrey Plaza Becomes the Artist We Always Knew She Could Be

When filmmaker Lawrence Michael Levine gave the script for “Black Bear” to Aubrey Plaza, it included one hell of a direction in its final act: the leading lady “breaks down and gives the best performance that anyone has ever seen ever.” No pressure.“I had this moment before we started shooting, where I just felt like, […]

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‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ Unveils Funny First Footage and Sets the Table for What’s to Come [Nycc]

After getting our first look at Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. this morning, we’re back to break down some highlights from the stop-motion animated comedy’s New York Comic Con panel that just aired. Co-creator and star Patton Oswalt was joined by fellow creator Jordan Blum and cast members Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation), Aimee Garcia (Lucifer), and Melissa […]

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