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We've reached peak reality TV with Shaq and Ken Jeong

Last spring, NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal took on actor Ken Jeong in a rap battle of mismatched proportions. Shaq isn't shy on a mic by any means, and Jeong got a few good licks on the big man, including a dig on Kazaam. Now, aft...

 
 
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Naomi Watts joins one-fifth of the Game of Thrones Prequels

We know for sure that there is one Game of Thrones prequel in pilot mode, with four (4!) others in the works (none of which include Dunk and Egg or Robert’s Rebellion for reasons known only to George himself, but that’s neithe...

 
 
 
 
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HBO provides its first look at the upcoming Watchmen series

There's no denying the greatness of Alan Moore's Watchmen. The 1987 story took a dark look at the superhero realm, filled it with riotous prerogatives and semi-retired heroes forced into a choice of underground vigilante or common civilian ...

 
 
 
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God Country takes a leap from the pages to the screen

In a world teeming with superhero sensory overload, sometimes a respite is needed. Sometimes the hero isn’t really a hero and only fights for good because there’s no other choice. A reluctant hero, perhaps. Welcome to God Coun...

 
 
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The first look at Hobbs & Shaw features an intense staredown

In the storied events of the greatest franchise of the modern world, many have come and many have gone. Enemies were disposed of, and friends found a new life on the other side of the law. The Family is safe (for now) and the expunging of c...

 
 
 
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Mid90s proves skating is good for the soul

In its history, skateboarding has had a roller coaster ride with peaks of cultural acceptance and valleys of You'll Never Amount To Anything speeches. The latter is the setting for Mid90s, Jonah Hill's highly touted film about a young teen...

 
 
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Place your bets: a gambler's guide to the next Superman

Henry Cavill may or may not be leaving his role as Superman. While in the midst of what seems like movie star nonsense, the mere mention of Cavill hanging up the cape sparked speculation around the DCEU fanbases. And sure, we could sit arou...

 
 
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Sinemia wants the movie subscription mantle

In an attempt to wrest the movie-going subscription market from the grips of MoviePass, Sinemia has announced their unlimited offer. While a bit pricier, the $30 a month subscription offers a movie a day, the same plan MoviePass o...

 
 
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LeBron James and Ben Simmons join forces for new comedy

Fresh off his first full season that included a playoff series win and the Rookie of the Year award, Ben Simmons is already following his mentor's footsteps and dipping his toes into the entertainment industry. It's been announced that NBC ...

 
 
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Review: Arizona

From 2007 through 2009, the United States was in a financial crisis created in large part to the housing bubble that burst like a bad appendix. After a strong peak, housing prices dropped dramatically, leading to unpaid mortgages and eventu...

 
 
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Breaking down the new Always Sunny trailer

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is coming back to the small screen for its thirteenth (13th!) season next week, and FX just dropped a new trailer teasing the gang’s upcoming antics. There’s a lot going on in this trailer, so b...

 
 
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Alaska is forever brutal in the Hold the Dark trailer

There's such a thing as wolf experts, go ask Jeremy Renner (Wind River) and Liam Neeson (The Grey). Add Jeffrey Wright as the newest member of the group. In Hold the Dark, after three deaths and a missing six-year-old, the boy's mother enl...

 
 
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Mr. Plow finally gets the movie he deserves

What's that? You've been wondering where a Hollywood movie about a man who takes on a drug cartel to avenge his son's death with nary a weapon but his trusty snow plow? Well, thank your lucky Liam that your cries have been heard. ...

 
 
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Tom Hardy's face is freed for his Al Capone movie

Tom Hardy isn't shy about taking on challenging projects (especially if said projects require a contraption over his face), and he has potentially one of his toughest currently in the works. Director Josh Trank released a photo of Hardy as ...

 
 
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LeBron James lands new docu-series with Showtime

LeBron James is a generational talent, one that portends heated Twitter debates revolving around The Greatest of All Time. There's no denying his skill and talent, and he's been consistently great since the early stages of his career. Now a...

 
 
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Review: Rock Rubber 45s

“Entrepreneur” only begins to describe the life and career of Robert “Bobbito” Garcia. At 50 years old, he’s experienced stints at jobs that people strive for most of their working lives. His life and work ex...

 
 
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Peek behind Freddy Mercury's curtain a new biopic trailer

Bohemian (noun): a person who has informal and unconventional social habits, especially an artist or writer. If ever a word could transition from page and ink to bone and flesh, the above would become Freddy Mercury. The Queen singer ...

 
 
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Review: Siberia

Generally speaking, films involving diamonds, gangsters, and infidelity that culminate in a gunfight tend to lean towards the exciting. Normally Keanu Reeves in a movie such as this adds grit and deadpan determination, but unfortunately, th...

 
 
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Where does MoviePass go from here?

MoviePass has a problem, and it’s not just the widening gap between income and overhead. Sure, that alone makes them high on everyone’s “How Are Those Guys Still In Business” list, and with a rightful cause. In 2017 ...

 
 
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John Cho becomes Detective Dad in Searching trailer

David Kim's daughter is missing and this is an issue for him, as it probably would be with most parents. After Margot fails to return from her study group, Kim (John Cho) has his worst fatherly fears come to life. Where did she go? Was she...

 
 
 
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LeBron James takes on the NCAA in upcoming documentary

One of the world’s biggest athletes just got done carrying his team into the NBA finals for his eighth (8!) straight finals appearance against one of the most dominant teams in the long history of the NBA. With the season at an end, L...

 
 
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HBO orders a 10,000 year old Game of Thrones prequel

On Friday, HBO announced their next big endeavor in their plan to expand the Game of Thrones universe. A pilot has been ordered with a script written by The Architect George R.R. Martin and Jane Goldman, writer of both Kingsm...

 
 
 
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Oscar Isaac hunts down one of WWII's biggest criminals

Fifteen years after the Second World War, a covert operation was put into action to take down Adolf Eichmann. A lieutenant-colonel in the Nazi regime and a significant player behind the organization of the Holocaust, Eichmann helped turned...

 
 
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Jigsaw looks unexpectedly well in the new season of Punisher

Grotesque facial disfigurements are often the symbolic association with antagonists in the comic book world. The likes of Two-Face, Doctor Doom, and the Joker are prominent, long-living villains with a look that is impossible to ignore that...

 
 
 
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Cinema's greatest tandem is coming back for another film

It's been 17 years since Jay and Silent Bob had their feature film in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and now they'll be back for round two. During a Q&A, Kevin Smith announced the return of the dynamic duo in a film to be titled Jay &a...

 
 
 
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City of Lies wants to revisit Biggie and Tupac's deaths

It’s been more than two decades since Biggie and Pac’s deaths, and in that time there have been countless conspiracies and zero results. The lack of evidence and talkative witnesses have left the rappers’ deaths as one ...

 
 
 
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Jordan Peele's Nazi hunting show lands at Amazon

The Jordan Peele train keeps on rolling, this time over a bunch of Nazis. Produced by Peele's MonkeyPaw Productions alongside Sonar Entertainment, The Hunt follows a group of Nazi hunters in 1977 New York. The aptly named Hunters disco...

 
 
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Enter King's Dominion with the Deadly Class Trailer

Rick Remender's hit comic is coming to SyFy next year, and today fans received the first look at Marcus, Saya, and Master Lin, among others. Set in mid-80's San Francisco, Deadly Class is what would happen if Charles Xavier created a ...

 
 
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine's cancellation lasted a whole 24 hours

In a matter of a day, Fox axed one of its best comedies only to have a competitor swoop in faster than a Peralta quip about the title of Amy's next sex tape (I promise that link is safe to click on). Once news of the cancellation broke...

 
 
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David Beckham and Deadpool make up

The folks at Fox have spent an obnoxious amount of money on Deadpool 2 marketing, and to be honest, it's been pretty solid. Compared to the normal run of the mill teasers and trailers, Ryan Reynolds and company have provided some fun ...

 
 
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Netflix enters the Tall Grass with Steven King rights

Netflix has announced they've acquired the rights to the Steven King novella In the Tall Grass, adding yet another addition to their overwhelming slate of original content. The leader in streaming has already chosen their director in Vincen...

 
 


About Nick Hersheyone of us since 5:31 PM on 02.07.2018

Nick watches Top Gun on a monthly basis to help keep life balanced. He also enjoys snowboarding, concerts, sports, traveling, and video games. He's currently reading through the Dark Tower series and now considers himself a modern day Gunslinger even if no one else does.

Find his tepid takes on Twitter @nickhershey33
 
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