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New Blu-ray Releases: ‘Glass’, ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’, ‘Dragged Across Concrete’, ‘Replicas’, ‘The Witch’; Plus: the ‘Escape Room’ in a Box

Physical media will live forever! That’s what I keep telling myself every night as I cry myself to sleep. For now, at least, physical media is sticking around, and that’s where this column comes in – rounding up the Blu-ray releases you might want to check out, while Blu-rays still exist. This week, we have […]

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UK box office preview: ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ faces battle to conquer ‘The Lego Movie 2’

Joe Cornish returns with his second feature.Joe Cornish’s sophomore feature The Kid Who Would Be King opens in UK cinemas this weekend, with Warner Bros’ sequel The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part currently holding the number one spot.Cornish previously directed 2011 inner city sci-fi Attack The Block starring Screen Star of Tomorrow 2011 John […]

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‘Glass’ Repeats Atop the Weekend Box Office While New Releases Struggle

The weekend turned out a bit better than expected with Universal’s Glass holding on to the top spot with an estimated $19 million on its way to a $100+ million domestic run, though the weekend’s newcomers in Fox’s The Kid Who Would be King and Serenity struggled. Meanwhile this year’s crop of Oscar nominees saw […]

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‘Glass’ to Remain at No. 1 With $16 Million

In a weekend dominated by holdovers, M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” will likely top the box office again in its second frame with an estimated $16 million.The third part in a trilogy that includes “Unbreakable” and “Split” has earned $59 million domestically and nearly $54 million internationally since its debut despite generally unfavorable reviews. If estimates […]

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‘Kid Who Would Be King’ Exclusive Track: Here’s A Sneak Peek At The Score For The Upcoming Fantasy Film

There are plenty of reasons to be excited for the upcoming fantasy film, “The Kid Who Would Be King.” First, you have the fact that the story follows a modern-day spin on the classic King Arthur tale. And of course, probably the biggest draw for film fans is the fact that the film marks the […]

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‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ Review: A Lovely Spin on ‘King Arthur’ for the Brexit Age

Arguably the smartest thing about Joe Cornish’s delightful new movie The Kid Who Would Be King is that while others have simply tried straight remakes of the familiar legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, Cornish’s film opens the tale up, repurposes it for the present day and modern conflict, and […]

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‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ Is An Inspiring, Instant Classic [Review]

It’s never easy being young, and while it’s a cliché trotted out every couple of decades, this generation might have it the worst. While Generation X endured the vanished promises of the post-Boomer years with self-aware malaise, young people today face a world that is apocalyptic on almost every front while a sociological mood of […]

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Film Review: ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’

A likable enough, Amblin-esque update to the classic Arthurian legend, “The Kid Who Would Be King” is hardly the first time a group of adolescents have saved England from supernatural harm in a Joe Cornish movie. That said, much of the attitude and originality that drew fans to the irreverent writer-director’s inner-city alien-invasion debut “Attack […]

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Rebecca Ferguson Joins Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson in ‘Men in Black’ Spinoff

Rebecca Ferguson has been cast in Sony Pictures’ “Men in Black” spinoff, an individual with knowledge of the deal told TheWrap.F. Gary Gray is directing from a script by “Iron Man” writers Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson and Kumail Nanjiani are set to star.Walter F. Parkes and […]

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