Mastermind Thinker outruns Barry in the Mid Season Finale ‘Don’t Run’ of The Flash

After riding high with epic crossover event ‘Crisis on Earth X’, The Flash continues its exceptional form. This week’s mid season finale “Don’t Run” is filled with slow thrills and twists. Devoe’s immaculate game plan to defeat Barry Allen resembles a perfect game of chess where all his pieces were moved according to plan.

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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker This Holiday

Pennsylvania Ballet’s Sensory-Friendly Performance of The Nutcracker Provides a True Holiday GiftIt is time for you and your children to immerse yourselves in sugar plum fairies, the land of the sweets, and other delights, with the return of a favorite holiday tradition, The Pennsylvania Ballet’s memorable presentation of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker. The Pennsylvania Ballet […]

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Interview with Carrie Compere for The Color Purple

The Epic Tale of The Color Purple Returns to Philadelphia When people enter the world of The Color Purple they immediate see that they are embarking on a remarkable, emotion-filled journey. The Color Purple celebrates the healing power of love and the importance of a zest for life, and its themes of empowerment for women […]

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‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ Film Gets Release Date

Paramount Pictures will put Are You Afraid of the Dark? on the big screen in 2019. The studio announced that film based on the popular 90s Nickelodeon series will be released October 11, 2019. It co-writer Gary Dauberman will write and direct the film. Are You Afraid of the Dark? aired from 1990-2000 and centered around a group more »

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New ‘Black Mirror’ Trailer Reveals Launch Date

Netflix released a brand new trailer for the upcoming season of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror. The two-minute trailer consists of a mix of clips from the new episodes as well as the launch date for the new season.  If you happened to blink for a really long time towards the end of the trailer and didn’t more »

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‘Twilight Zone’ Reboot with Jordan Peele Heads to CBS All Access

You may now enter The Twilight Zone! The beloved classic series has been handed a series order with Jordan Peele (Get Out) and Simon Kinberg (X-Men) leading the way. The reboot will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Kinberg’s Genre Films for the subscription video on demand service CBS All more »

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Screenwriter Susan Coyne Interview for The Man Who Invented Christmas

Noted Screenwriter Susan Coyne Creates Magic in The Man Who Invented Christmas  Having two leading actors of the caliber of Christopher Plummer and Dan Stevens embrace the magic of your screenplay is quite memorable for any writer. This is definitely the case for Susan Coyne, who wrote the screenplay for The Man Who Invented Christmas, […]

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Netflix Casts Its ‘Umbrella Academy’ Family

A little less than a month ago Netflix had announced that X-Men star Ellen Page had signed on to the upcoming The Umbrella Academy series to play the role of Vanya Hargreeves aka The White Violin. Now Netflix has added five more actors to the Hargreeves family. From left to right: Aidan Gallagher (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn) more »

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Interview with Brooke Shields for Daisy Winters

Brooke Shields Plays an Emotional Mother in Daisy Winters Brooke Shields has the perfect opportunity to show her maternal side in “Daisy Winters,” her riveting new movie, in which she plays an extremely hands-on mother. This thought-provoking and powerful movie is filled with many vital life lessons, so much so that you do not want […]

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James Cameron has ‘Cracked the Code” on Underwater Mo-Cap System for ‘Avatar’ Sequels

james cameronIt was reported back in 2010 that the sequels would take place largely in an underwater environment, but is seems that, according to James Cameron, took a significant amount  of time to develop.

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First ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer Signals the End of an Era

avengers: infinity warThe first trailer for ‘Avengers: Infinity War‘ has arrived, and it is absolutely glorious. The Marvel Cinematic Universe as we know it began in 2008 with ‘Iron Man‘, and will go through a massive change when ‘Infinity War‘ hits theaters nearly 10 years later. After 18 movies of build-up that includes a trio of trilogies more »

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THE LAST WORD on ‘Warcraft’

warcraftWell, a lot of times, ‘Warcraft’ did make me feel like I was watching a video game. Not playing one – just watching one. One I didn’t like at all, had no interest in, and most importanly wasn’t playing. The effects and the graphics, while often quite skilled and good, and often felt like they reasonable images I would come across–when playing a video game.

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Christopher Plummer Talks About A Man Who Invented Christmas

Charming Storyteller Christopher Plummer Helps Us Usher in Christmas A pajama-clad Christopher Plummer fondly remembers the annual traditional family reading of the Dickens’ holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol,” and the indelible impression it made on him as a young boy. These are the earliest recollections of the 87-year-old actor, who grew up in Quebec, Canada, […]

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David Cassidy April 12, 1950 to November 21, 2017 A Tribute

David Bruce Cassidy was born to Jack and Evelyn Cassidy on April 12 1950.  His parents divorced when he was young but didn’t tell him.  He found out two years later from a neighbor.  His Father would marry actress and musical comedy star Shirley Jones who would become a step mother of sorts to David […]

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‘Batman: Gotham by Gaslight’ Looks Bloody Interesting

Inspired by the the one-shot Elseworlds tale by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola, Batman: Gotham By Gaslight puts Batman against the real world serial killer, Jack the Ripper. Take a look at the trailer below as well as additional information about the upcoming DC and Warner Bros. Animation film. Batman: Gotham By Gaslight takes place at the more »

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Take Your Family to the Vibrant Holiday Celebration of Coco

(PCM) Helping to create the vibrant, inspiring and musical world for “Coco” has been a dream come true for Jason Katz, the film’s story supervisor. Throughout the lengthy process of making this beautiful animated holiday movie, there was one vision that went through Katz’s mind: celebrating family. Katz, who has spent the past six years […]

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THE LAST WORD on ‘Sing’

singSo, yes, ‘Sing’ is a “put on a show kinda movie”. It’s main character is one of those theater producers who’s down on his luck, a koala named Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey), he’s the worst theater producer in town, and he owes everyone in town, so nobody will fund his next project, which, instead of a new play or musical, is a singing contest.

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‘My Little Pony: Equestria Girls’ – To Be or Not to Be A Pony?

In 2013 Hasbro Studios did a pretty risky thing with one of their biggest franchises. They decided to take My Little Ponies and humanize them in a movie called My Little Pony: Equestria Girls. In that film one of the characters, Twilight Sparkles, discovers a mirror which allows her to travel into an alternate universe in more »

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Finding Neverland Soars into Philadelphia’s Academy of Music

(PCM) Holiday time is always the perfect opportunity to escape to magical places with loved ones, and what better way to spend Thanksgiving then with Peter Pan. This holiday, the story of playwright J.M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan, will soar into the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music in Philadelphia from Tuesday, […]

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Watch: Incredibly Adorable ‘Incredibles 2’ Teaser

The teaser trailer for Disney and Pixar’s Incredibles 2 is finally here! It’s been 13 years since we’ve seen the Incredible family hit the big screen. The film was such a hit with audiences all over the world grossing $261,441,092. It had the fans asking for more. The sequel has been talked about for a number more »

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‘Black Panther’ Character Posters Released

black pantherMarvel Studios‘ ‘Black Panther‘ has released new character posters. The next installment in the Marvel cinematic universe is Ryan Coogler‘s superhero epic, and now it’s only three months away! We’ve already seen the film’s multiple trailers, which have given us a pretty good look at life in Wakanda, as well as the overall story of the more »

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‘Mission: Impossible 6’: Henry Cavill Shows Us His “Fashionable Nipple Attachments”

Henry Cavill Mission ImpossibleHenry Cavill has shared his own image from the set that showcases the actor in a precarious position during the middle of a stunt, along with the self-described “fashionable nipple attachments”. 

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Council of Wells Debut in Episode 6 “When Harry Met Harry” of The Flash

Counsel of Wells made their debut in tonight’s episode “When Harry Met Harry” of The Flash. This team consists of the brightest Harrison Wells from across the multiverse, who had a brainstorming session to decode the identity of Devoe.

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5 of the Most Thrilling Opening Sequences Ever!

Opening sceneThere can be little doubt that the opening sequence is possibly one of the most crucial moments in a picture. It often sets the tone for what is to come, and rarely fools the audience into thinking that they are watching a feature in particular that then suddenly changes course.

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CANON OF FILM: ‘Crimes and Misdemeanors’

Crimes and MisdemeanorsIn this week’s edition of CANON OF FILM, we take a look at one of Woody Allen‘s most popular films, ‘Crimes and Misdemeanors’. For the story behind the genesis of the Canon, you can click here. CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS (1989) Director/Screenwriter: Woody Allen Part dark tragedy, part dark comedy, or is it all comedy? It’s certainly all more »

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Watch: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’s Hulk vs Thor Fight

thor: ragnarok‘Thor: Ragnarok‘ has only been in theaters for a little over week, but it is already smashing it’s way through it’s box office competition with a $400+ Million in earnings, as well as currently having a 93% “Certified Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The latest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues the more colorful more »

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Telltale Games Launches Final Episode of Marvels’ Guardians of The Galaxy

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, the final episode of the season, ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ can now be downloaded for $4.99 USD or equivalent on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One®, and Windows PC. 

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Hari Kondabolu Takes on the Stereotype in ‘The Problem with Apu’ Clips

Comedian Hari Kondabolu (Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell) takes on a very popular cartoon and a specific character from that cartoon. The cartoon: The Simpsons. The Character: Apu. In the upcoming documentary The Problem with Apu Hari Kondabolu tells why he has a problem with the show, the character and minority media representation. Below are new clips from more »

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THE LAST WORD on ‘A Monster Calls’

a monster callsI’m not actually sure what angle to take on ‘A Monster Calls’. I’m not familiar with the award-winning children’s book it’s based on, so I can’t really come at it from that angle, although the animation and special effects, are impressive and seem special at moments. I’m certainly not gonna pan the movie outright, it’s too well-done for that, but I’ve just seen too many movies beforehand.

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Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Series Adds Ellen Page

Netflix has added the first member to the live-adaption of Dark Horse’s The Umbrella Academy and it’s Juno star Ellen Page. The Umbrella Academy was created by former My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way back in 2007. The Umbrella Academy was a darker more goth version of something like Marvel’s X-Men. It was a series more »

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Rian Johnson Developing New Star Wars Trilogy!

Lucasfilm has announced that a new Star Wars trilogy is being created by The Last Jedi director, Rian Johnson. The announcement came Thursday that Johnson will write and direct the trilogy with longtime collaborator Ram Bergman (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) set to produce. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy went on to say “We all loved working more »

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Netflix Unveils Gripping Trailer For Upcoming German Original Series ‘DARK’

As the tagline for the upcoming Netflix German original series states, “Our darkest secrets are always revealed in time”, we can only imagine just what is in-store for viewers with this upcoming project. Netflix has officially revealed the first trailer and key art for “DARK” which will begin streaming on December 1, 2017. About “DARK”: more »

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‘The Post’ Trailer: Spielberg Tackles the Pentagon Papers

the post20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for ‘The Post‘. The film, which was directed by Steven Spielberg, is centered around the the publishing of the Pentagon Papers by The Washington Post in 1971. The film follows Meryl Streep‘s Katharine Graham and Tom Hanks‘ Ben Bradlee as they form an unlikely partnership, fighting to more »

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CANON OF FILM: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ (1974)

Murder On the Orient ExpressThis is one of the few endings to these things that’s still exciting to watch on multiple viewings and if I tell you why, I’d be giving something away, so just trust me on this, and, and I’m positive that when Kenneth Branagh’s new remake comes out next week–the fourth filmed remake of the movie in my lifetime by my count of calculations, including two TV movies, and a Japanese remake last year– it will live up to this standard.

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‘Light of Hope’ Makes New Path for Dragonball Z Fans

Light of Hope(AOTN)-  On November 14th , the highly anticipate, revised Dragonball Z fan film “Light of Hope,” will make its YouTube debut, bringing to life a passion project almost 5 years in the making.   Check out the Trailer here:   LoH is a live-action film based on the #1 anime, manga and video game series more »

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Guillermo del Toro Announces Huge ‘Tales of Arcadia’ Trilogy

Netflix has done it again. They have a hit and a master mind behind it and are going full throttle with Tales of Arcadia, an epic three part series that will expand the world of Trollhunters. Creator and executive producer Guillermo del Toro announced that the huge trilogy will consist of Trollhunters Part 2, followed by more »

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Netflix Renews American Vandal For Season Two!

We could not be more overjoyed with the news that Netflix has announced that they have officially renewed the break-out true crime satire series “American Vandal” for season two. The investigation will continue with eight all-new episodes in 2018, exclusively on Netflix. “American Vandal” co-creators/executive producers Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda, as well as showrunner/executive more »

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THE LAST WORD on ‘Passengers’

passengersEvery negative, and most positive reviews I see, seem to be focusing in on the romance aspect of the movie, as though this is some, sprawling romantic epic, colliding with an incredible-looking stylized sci-fi film. It looks like ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ but it feels like ‘Titanic’, or tries to kinda thing. As somebody who’s never thought ‘Titanic’ was any good to begin with, I didn’t see the romance like that at all.

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Phantom of the Opera Returns to Philadelphia’s Academy of Music

Spectacular Phantom of the Opera Returns to Philadelphia’s Academy of Music Interview with Swing and Dance Captain Adryan Moorefield There are some love stories that are timeless, and the spectacular current production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” is definitely one of them. The much-anticipated, triumphant return of this lavish and opulent […]

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CANON OF FILM: ‘The Night of the Hunter’

the night of the hunterAlthough he acted in over 50 films during his illustrious acting career, Charles Laughton only got to direct one film in his lifetime, but he made it count, and it stands as strange unique essential film that’s part ‘Huckleberry Finn’, and the rest, this surrealistic nightmare with a tone that seems to directly influence modern horror/slasher film directors like Wes Craven, John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper.

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