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Margot Kidder, ‘Superman’ and ‘Amityville’ Star, Dead at 69
The actress, best known for her roles in the original ‘Superman’ movies as well as a trio of horror classics, has died at the age of 69.
The Most Badass Mothers in Movie History
With Mother’s Day fast approaching (you did order those flowers, right?), we’ve chosen to celebrate by honoring 12 of the most badass moms in movie history. Maybe you can treat your own badass mom to a mini-marathon featuring some of our picks this weekend.
What’s Leaving Netflix: May 2018
There are some pretty good ones hitting the road next month, including Goodfellas, Ocean’s Eleven, and Disney’s live-action The Jungle Book.
What’s New on Netflix: May 2018
Next month brings new seasons of Dear White People and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, as well as comedy specials from the likes of John Mulaney, Steve Martin and Martin Short, and Tig Notaro.
Steven Spielberg to Produce, Maybe Direct DC ‘Blackhawk’ Movie
It’s been a good news day for DC Films.
Danny Boyle Will Direct ‘Bond 25’ Later This Year
It seems to be official — the long, tiresome saga surrounding the next James Bond movie has finally come to an end. Daniel Craig will once again don his suit and tie, with Danny Boyle getting behind the camera to direct the 25th installment of the iconic 007 franchise…as long as the script meets his approval.
‘The Last Jedi’ Alternate Scene Gives Phasma and Finn a Different Showdown
Even those who adored Rian Johnson’s Star Wars sequel (like us) can probably agree that at least one thing was a little lacking: Captain Phasma. Although we were excited for the return of Gwendoline Christie’s super shiny and ultra-intimidating trooper, she didn’t have a whole lot to do in The Last Jedi. Given the focus of Johnson’s story, that’s understandable, but we would’ve liked to see just a teeny bit more from Christie’s antagonist. Thanks to this alternate scene, now we can.
This Is What Frances McDormand Meant by ‘Inclusion Rider’ at the Oscars
Chances are if you were watching the 2018 Oscars — like pretty much everyone else on the internet — then you saw Frances McDormand’s incredible acceptance speech for Best Actress. McDormand, who took home the honor for her performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (a timely film for the #MeToo movement), invited all of her fellow female nominees across every category to stand up and share in the remarkable moment. Then she ended the speech with a piece of advice. “Two words,” McDormand said. “Inclusion rider.”
What the New ‘Star Wars’ Series From the ‘Game of Thrones’ Guys Could Be About
With the current Star Wars trilogy nearing an end, Lucasfilm is looking ahead to the future of the iconic franchise. Not content to have merely one new series of Star Wars films on the horizon (courtesy of Rian Johnson), the studio is hedging its bets with a second series; in a pop culture marriage to rival that of Disney and Fox, Lucasfilm has enlisted the creators of Game of Thrones to work their mega-budget magic on the galaxies far, far away. But what exactly will this new series be about? We have some ideas.
Uma Thurman Says Tarantino Isn’t to Blame for ‘Kill Bill’ Crash Cover-Up
The actress commended Tarantino for “doing the right thing and for his courage,” noting that he handed over the video with “full knowledge it could cause him personal harm.”
America’s Dad Tom Hanks to Play America’s BFF Mr. Rogers in ‘You Are My Friend’ Biopic
Tom Hanks is going to play Mr. Rogers in a movie that explores the real-life friendship between the iconic children’s TV host and a cynical journalist.
What’s Leaving Netflix: February 2018
Watch these now before they’re gone (maybe for good).