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Ray Liotta Turned Down ‘The Sopranos’ Because He ‘Didn’t Want Another Mafia Thing’

A rumor has long percolated that Ray Liotta turned down the chance to play Tony Soprano on HBO’s Emmy-winning drama “The Sopranos,” but that’s not actually true. During an interview with The Guardian this week, Liotta revealed that he did pass on “The Sopranos” but that Tony Soprano was not the role series creator David […]

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Michael Gandolfini Can’t Believe His Dad Played Tony Soprano for 9 Years: ‘I’m Exhausted After Three Months’

Michael Gandolfini has previously spoken about never watching “The Sopranos” until he was cast as young Tony Soprano in the upcoming prequel movie “The Many Saints of Newark.” In a new interview with The New York Times, the actor shared that he had an unexpected reaction to watching the Emmy-winning HBO drama series for the […]

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‘Sopranos’ Creator ‘Extremely Angry’ Prequel Film Streaming on HBO Max: I Wouldn’t Have Made It

Top filmmakers such as Christopher Nolan and Denis Villeneuve were quick to condemn Warner Bros. last December after the studio announced it was moving its entire 2021 slate to a hybrid release format in which all titles open in theaters on the same day they become available to stream on HBO Max for 31 days. […]

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From the Vine review – laugh-free comedy of midlife Italian escape

Joe Pantoliano stars as a disaffected executive setting out to revive his grandfather’s vineyard in this tiresomely whimsical taleAn Italian-American man in late middle age rejects the rat race and embarks on a voyage of self-discovery and winemaking in this lifelessly unfunny comedy. It’s Eat Pray Love for wealthy male boomers: embarrassingly sincere and iffily […]

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Emmy Predictions: Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series — Upsets Brewing

Last Year’s Winner: Billy Crudup, “The Morning Show”Still Eligible: No.Hot Streak: Peter Dinklage was the last actor to earn back-to-back wins in the Best Supporting Actor, Drama category, and that was just a few years ago: 2018-2019. Before that, you have to go back to 1995-1996 to find a repeat winner, when Ray Walston took […]

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Warner Bros. Reveals New Footage of ‘The Matrix 4’ and ‘The Batman’ at CinemaCon

Taking a low-key approach, Warner Bros. presented new footage Tuesday for its theatrical slate over the next seven months without significant dating changes, and without the normal ritual of top brass on hand at exhibitors’ confab CinemaCon in Las Vegas.The studio’s reel shown at the showroom at Caesars Palace included new footage of “The Batman” […]

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‘Thor 2’ and ‘Terminator Genisys’ Director ‘Lost the Will to Make Movies’ After ‘Forceful’ Backlash

Ahead of the fall release of “The Sopranos” prequel movie “The Many Saints of Newark,” director Alan Taylor spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about how returning to HBO’s mafia franchise relit his filmmaking spark after it was demolished by back-to-back critical duds “Thor: The Dark World” and “Terminator: Genisys.” While Taylor earned acclaim and an […]

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‘Sopranos’ Monopoly Game Has Tony’s Duck, Melfi’s Chair, Bobby’s Toy Train, and More

“The Sopranos” is getting the Monopoly treatment. Op Games recently announced a new edition in the popular board game franchise, this time focusing on Tony Soprano and many fan-favorite little details from the hit HBO mafia saga. The collectible tokens in this game include a baby duck (iconically lifted from the show’s first episode), the […]

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Oscars 2021: no real upsets but Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland triumph is a wonderful coup | Peter Bradshaw

With best picture also in the bag, it was a great night for Zhao – but Korean veteran Youn Yuh-jung ended the night as queen of this year’s awards seasonOscars 2021 – as it happenedHistoric wins for Nomadland – and surprise victory for Anthony Hopkins – at odd OscarsSo this strangest of years was matched […]

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‘Venom 2’ Release Date Delayed by a Week

The release of “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” has been delayed one week from Sept. 17 to Sept. 24.The sequel, which stars Tom Hardy, was most recently pushed to September from June 25 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The one-week delay of “Venom 2” means that the movie will no longer premiere on the same […]

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