The Zookeeper's Wife Review

The Zookeeper's Wife Review

The most affecting moment in Niki Caro’s The Zookeeper’s Wife occurs early on, as the Nazis invade Poland in September 1939. The audience sees this moment as it affects Antonina Żabińska (Jessica Chastain), her family, and their zoo. Bombs fall, some animals are killed, others are set free, and the place is severely damaged. The impacts of the bombs are felt, not just through the bass, but as animals lie there, forever gone. To this point in Zookeeper’s Wife, the film has given almost equal weight to the animals as it has Antonina; her husband, Jan (Johan Heldenbergh); and their son, Ryszard (played first by Timothy Radford and later in the film by Val Maloku). The destruction wrought upon the zoo is something palpably felt in the audience, but it is a weight and an upset that the film never succeeds in reaching again. Continue reading…
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Kevin Spacey, Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg in Early Talks to Star in Ridley Scott's Getty Kidnapping Movie

Kevin Spacey, Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg in Early Talks to Star in Ridley Scott's Getty Kidnapping Movie

Natalie Portman was initially starring as the mother of the teen who was taken in the 1970s. read more
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'Ghost in the Shell': Why It's So Hard to Get the Anime Classic Right

'Ghost in the Shell': Why It's So Hard to Get the Anime Classic Right

Mamoru Oshii’s film is a masterpiece that revels in the enigmatic and rejoices in the undefined in a way that is difficult to replicate. read more
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Daily Deals: PS4 and Xbox One Compatible Hard Drives

Daily Deals: PS4 and Xbox One Compatible Hard Drives

Welcome to IGN’s Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Want IGN Deals in your social feeds? Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Want deals in your inbox? Sign up for the IGN Deals Newsletter. Lowest current price for a 12-Month PS Plus Membership is $48 Continue reading…
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These Custom Zelda Amiibo Are Spot On

These Custom Zelda Amiibo Are Spot On

Krystyne Escalambre (or GandaKris) has been making custom amiibo for years now, and her latest set focuses on Breath of the Wild’s unique assortment of heroes. Check out the gallery below, featuring Link in his Gerudo Outfit, Princess Zelda, Mipha, Urbosa, Daruk, and Rivali. Click right to see them all: The amiibo are hand-sculpted out of clay or polymer (using as much of the original amiibo as possible), then hand-painted and sealed. Regarding her love of customizing amiibo, Krystyne told IGN: “I’ve been making custom figures since high school, and my favorite part is personally handing over the custom to its new owner. There’s an instant gratification… just knowing my work will be cherished in their home for years to come.” Continue reading…
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Total War: Warhammer 2 Coming Later This Year

Total War: Warhammer 2 Coming Later This Year

Sega announced Total War: Warhammer II, the second installment in the Total War: Warhammer trilogy, is coming to PC before the end of 2017. Total War: Warhammer II features four races, the High Elves, Dark Elves, Lizardmen, and “a fourth yet to be revealed,” all based on the Warhammer Fantasy Battles setting. Players who own the original Total War: Warhammer and purchase the sequel will receive a “huge combined campaign map” with regions from both the old and new world settings of the game “shortly after release.” Game director Ian Roxburgh said Total War: Warhammer II represents “our vision for the most incredible fantasy strategy series ever made. The success of the original game “increased our ambition” for a sequel. Continue reading…
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L.A. Celebrity Home Break-Ins Not Tied to Gang "Knock-Knock" Burglaries, Police Say

L.A. Celebrity Home Break-Ins Not Tied to Gang "Knock-Knock" Burglaries, Police Say

In the North Hollywood area, more than 850 burglaries occurred during 2016, which is down by 6.4 percent this year, according to authorities. read more
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Rocket League: Fate of the Furious DLC Announced

Rocket League: Fate of the Furious DLC Announced

Dominic Toretto’s Dodge Ice Charger from The Fate of the Furious is coming to Rocket League, developer Psyonix has announced. The Charger will be available for $1.99 on April 4, ahead of The Fate of the Furious’s April 14 release in theaters. The DLC will also include six unique decals. Check them out, as well as the Charger, in the gallery below: The Charger is another in a line of licensed cars that have come to Rocket League, including the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Batmobile and Back to the Future’s DeLorean. Continue reading…
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