‘Black Panther’ breaks Marvel’s advanced ticket sales record on Fandango

January 14, 2018

Captain America has nothing on Black PantherImage: Marvel Studios Black Panther is the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe entry that looks like it’s going to blow our minds and it seems the general movie-going audience agrees as the film has set a new advanced ticket sales mark at Fandango for Marvel films.  SEE ALSO: A lot of kids are going to see ‘Black Panther’ thanks to this GoFundMe Fandango managing editor…

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Millie Bobby Brown’s next movie role sounds too perfect

January 13, 2018

Millie Bobby Brown is lining up some big-time movie deals.Image: Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown is going to be starring in and producing a new series of films based on the Enola Holmes Mysteries novels, Deadline reported Tuesday.  Brown made a deal with Legendary Entertainment to be a major part of the feature film adaptations of Nancy Springer’s novel series, which follows the detective adventures of Enola Holmes,…

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What backlash? ‘The Last Jedi’ is the highest-grossing movie of 2017 in the U.S.

January 9, 2018

Cheer up, Kylo Ren your movie's doing great!Image: Lucasfilm While the rest of the world was off ringing in the New Year, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was busy crossing an important landmark.  Actually, make that two. SEE ALSO: ‘The Last Jedi’ rules the 2017 box office with a chart-topping $220 million opening Less than three weeks after its debut, The Last Jedi has officially crossed the $1 billion mark…

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Women ruled the box office in 2017 but Hollywood’s still got a ways to go

January 8, 2018

Diana puts her game face on in Wonder Woman.Image: Clay Enos / Warner Bros. For the third year in a row, a Star Wars movie emerged as the highest-grossing release of the year in the U.S. – which meant that for the third year in a row, the biggest film in the country was one featuring a female protagonist.  But Rey was just the beginning. SEE ALSO: What backlash? ‘The…

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‘E! News’ contributor leaves network over gender wage gap

December 22, 2017

E! News host Catt Sadler has left the network over a gender wage gap disparity. Sadler learned that her male co-host made significantly more than she did – almost twice as much. Sadler was recently named co-host of Daily Pop in addition to her role on E! News, and realized around the same time that her salary was disproportionate to her male colleague’s. (She is likely referring to Daily Pop…

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What did the first-ever ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ audience think of the movie?

December 12, 2017

Image: disney Cheers, chills, and Chewbacca, too. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a movie of massive moments, jaw-dropping decisions, and megatons of involuntary audience participation. There is no fighting it: Every crowd — not just the first to see it — is going to devolve. Loudly. SEE ALSO: ‘The Last Jedi’ first premiere reactions are here and – you guessed it – the Force is strong “You guys are…

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Disney plans drastic response to ‘Coco’ audiences hating on that 20-minute ‘Frozen’ short

December 5, 2017

Image: disney Olaf’s Frozen Adventure will be put on ice. Disney has directed theaters running Coco, Pixar’s latest, to remove the deeply unpopular 22-minute Frozen short that plays in front of each screening. The removal goes into effect on Dec. 8, sources familiar with the matter confirmed to Mashable. SEE ALSO: Pixar’s ‘Coco’ is more than just another inspirational fantasy The request from Disney also asks that theaters use the…

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Heartbroken this holiday season? These rom-coms will cheer you up.

December 3, 2017

There’s nothing quite like getting dumped during the holidays. Everyone else is rushing to meet under the mistletoe, and there you are, all alone. SEE ALSO: Upside down Christmas trees are trending, and the internet is outraged Well, you’re not the only one and you won’t be the last, so don’t lose hope. Grab your favorite ice cream, binge watch on some rom-coms, and let them remind you that romance…

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McDowell’s from ‘Coming to America’ reappears for Halloween

November 7, 2017

McDowell's is back.Image: Buyenlarge/Getty Images You wouldn’t want to dine at a McDonald’s knock-off, except for McDowell’s. The mock restaurant which featured in the 1988 classic Coming to America reappeared in Los Angeles for Halloween, and yes, people went wild for it. SEE ALSO: Celebrities who nailed it this Halloween Hollywood restaurant Fat Sal’s turned itself into a McDowell’s for the occasion, which you might recall where Eddie Murphy and…

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Too many women tried to be ‘Wonder Woman’ and well, they failed

November 3, 2017

Zachary Levi at the Thor: The Dark World premiere in 2013.Image: Joe Klamar / AFP / Getty Images Get ready to meet DC’s newest silver-screen superhero. Zachary Levi has just been set to lead Shazam!, the next entry in the DC cinematic universe.  SEE ALSO: Warner Bros. has 9 DC superhero movies coming, and a few key ones missing Mashable has confirmed the news, which was first broken by The…

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Kylo Ren is sporting a new scar treatment and fans are freaking out

October 15, 2017

I’m sorry, the old Kylo Ren can’t come into the light right now, oh why? Because he’s sporting a new look for the dark side.  Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer came out on Monday night and the movie begins right where The Force Awakens ended. The trailer features familiar faces like Rey, Leia Organa and even Luke Skywalker himself.  But despite returning (and new) faces, everyone couldn’t stop talking…

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9 things you don’t know about Americas unofficial first family, The Simpsons

October 9, 2017

This calls for a collective Belcher family belchImage: FOX Set your grills to medium-high, Bob’s Burgers fans, because the Belcher family’s lovable antics are officially coming to the big screen. Are your palms as slick with sweat as Tina’s while gazing longingly at Jimmy Jr.’s butt? Well they should be, because the Fox animated show not only boasts an enviable cast of comedians, but also a heart of gold —…

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