Joss Whedon Fave Fran Kranz Joins The Dark Tower

Joss Whedon Fave Fran Kranz Joins The Dark Tower

Fran Kranz – of The Cabin in the Woods and Dollhouse – will join the cast of Sony’s The Dark Tower. Based on Stephen King’s seven-book series of the same name, The Dark Tower has been a long time coming. Idris Elba is set to star as Roland Deschain, the Gunslinger, with Matthew McConaughey as his nemesis Walter Padick, the Man in Black. Fran Kranz in The Cabin the WoodsContinue reading…
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Transformers 5 In Talks to Cast Comedian Jerrod Carmichael

Transformers 5 In Talks to Cast Comedian Jerrod Carmichael

Jerrod Carmichael could be joining Mark Wahlberg for Transformers 5, according to reports. TheWrap says “multiple individuals familiar with the project” have reported this news, however Paramount has declined to comment. Jerrod Carmichael performing stand up comedy.Continue reading…
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What Did You Think of Tonight's Legends of Tomorrow?

What Did You Think of Tonight's Legends of Tomorrow?

The Legends might have survived their trip to the Wild West, but this week they faced their toughest enemy yet in the form of The Pilgrim (Faye Kingslee). This time-hopping bounty hunter targeted the team members at their most vulnerable – when they were children. When it comes to unauthorized time travel, apparently you have to fight fire with fire. We’ll have our review of “Last Refuge” up a bit…
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Battlefleet Gothic: Armada Review

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada Review

In adapting a Warhammer 40K tactical board game to real-time naval combat, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada pulls off some visually appealing inter-species starship battles. The actual tactics, though, are tough to appreciate because of problems with pacing and transparency. The Warhammer 40K setting is the best part of Battlefleet, with four factions – the Human Imperium, the evil Chaos fleets, the rec…
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'Purple Rain' Exec Recalls Traveling the World With Prince, Late Nights on Mulholland (Guest Column)

'Purple Rain' Exec Recalls Traveling the World With Prince, Late Nights on Mulholland (Guest Column)

“To call him an icon feels like an understatement,” says former Warner Bros. production executive Mark Canton.read more
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Critic’s Notebook: Prince’s Subversive Screen Persona Was Crucial to His Musical Genius

Critic’s Notebook: Prince’s Subversive Screen Persona Was Crucial to His Musical Genius

Prince’s films and videos add up to one long, fascinating post-modern striptease, all knowing smiles and salacious glances at the camera, showing everything but revealing nothing.read more
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The Meddler Review

The Meddler Review

At the Oscars ceremony in 2015, J.K. Simmons implored a worldwide audience to call their parents. It seems fitting then that he plays a role in The Meddler, a new dramedy that is often heavily focused on imparting guilt to the audience for being an inadequate son/daughter (and watching the movie, you will feel inadequate). Written and directed by Lorene Scafaria, Susan Sarandon is the titular medd…
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Iron Banner Returns Next Week With Tweaks and Bugfixes

Iron Banner Returns Next Week With Tweaks and Bugfixes

Destiny’s Iron Banner multiplayer event will return next week with a few new tweaks in store. The temporary playlist will be Clash — a.k.a. Team Deathmatch — and will be open up on April 26 at 10 AM PDT. It will last until the following Monday, but only until 2 AM PDT. that same day. Designer Jeremiah Pieschl outlined some changes in the Bungie announcement as well. Legendary Engrams will drop les…
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Patton Oswalt on His Netflix Special, MST3K and Star Wars

Patton Oswalt on His Netflix Special, MST3K and Star Wars

While he’s plenty busy these days as an actor — in the past year, you’ve seen or heard him on The Goldbergs, BoJack Horseman, Veep and Agents of SHIELD, among many other projects – Patton Oswalt also has a brand new stand-up special debuting this Friday on Netflix, Talking for Clapping. I sat down with Oswalt to discuss his approach to stand-up, some of the topics he covers in Talking for Clappin…
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