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‘Suge Knight and the Murders of Biggie & Tupac’, Halle Berry on Black progress in Hollywood, and more

‘Suge Knight and the Murders of Biggie & Tupac’, Halle Berry on Black progress in Hollywood, and more

Starz­A new documentary about the unsolved murders of The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac is coming to Starz this month. Last Man Standing: Suge Knight and the Murders of Biggie & Tupac, is directed by Nick Broomfield, who previously directed Tupac & Biggie in 2002. The film includes newly sourced footage taken at the time of the rap icons’ killings. Broomfield claims that Suge…read more »

Jussie Smollett testifies in his own defense in alleged fake hate crime case

Jussie Smollett testifies in his own defense in alleged fake hate crime case

Scott Olson/Getty ImagesOn Monday, the fifth day in his trial for allegedly staging a 2019 hate crime against himself, former Empire star Jussie Smollett testified in his own defense.  According to Page Six, the actor said under oath that he was sexually involved with one of the Nigerian brothers who told cops Jussie paid them to pose as white supporters of President…read more »

What’s the best holiday movie in your home state?

What’s the best holiday movie in your home state?

Fandango/VuduEveryone of course has their own favorite holiday movies, but some states boast having one — or more — of those Christmas classics set within their borders.  With that in mind, Fandango’s streaming service Vudu surveyed thousands of film fans across the United States to discover their local favorite holiday flicks set in their states. The result…read more »

‘Succession’, HBO lead the pack for 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

‘Succession’, HBO lead the pack for 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards

HBOThe Critics Choice Association announced its picks for TVs best in 2021, and HBO’s drama Succession led the pack with eight nominations. Another HBO series, Mare of Easttown earned five, tied with Paramount+’s drama Evil. All told, HBO led the pack with 20 nominations overall, followed by Netflix’s 18. Disney+’s WandaVision earned four nominations, tying with Apple TV+’s Emmy winner Ted Lasso, Hulu’s Only Murders…read more »

Marvel movie round-up: ‘Shang-Chi’ getting a sequel; will Hailee Steinfeld and M.O.D.O.K. be seen in ‘Ant-Man 3’?

Marvel movie round-up: ‘Shang-Chi’ getting a sequel; will Hailee Steinfeld and M.O.D.O.K. be seen in ‘Ant-Man 3’?

Marvel StudiosIt’s not quite that “two truths and a lie,” trope, but instead, one confirmed truth, and two more rumors for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  First, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is getting a sequel. Director Destin Daniel Cretton will return for a second film, as part of a deal with ABC News’ parent company…read more »

“I still know kung fu” — Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss put the pieces together in new ‘Matrix Resurrections’ trailer

“I still know kung fu” — Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss put the pieces together in new ‘Matrix Resurrections’ trailer

Warner Bros. PicturesWarner Bros. has unveiled a new trailer for The Matrix Resurrections, and although much of the plot is still secret, it seems as if Carrie-Ann Moss’ Trinity will prove as vital to the human resistance against the machines as Keanu Reeves’ Neo was in the first three films.  “She believed in me,” Reeves’ Thomas Anderson/Neo says in the…read more »

Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirms Charlie Cox will return as Daredevil

Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirms Charlie Cox will return as Daredevil

Patrick Harbron/NetflixWith just weeks to go until the opening of the Marvel Studios co-production Spider-Man: No Way Home, studio head Kevin Feige may have confirmed a long-held rumor about the return of a hero. “If you were to see Daredevil in upcoming things, Charlie Cox, yes, would be the actor playing Daredevil,” Feige told Cinemablend. He added a slight disclaimer:…read more »

Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, John Mulaney and more headline the massive Netflix Is a Joke lineup in 2022

Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, John Mulaney and more headline the massive Netflix Is a Joke lineup in 2022

NetflixNetflix is boasting a line-up of more than 130 comedians — including John Mulaney, Chris Rock, Amy Schumer and Dave Chappelle — as part of this spring’s Netflix Is a Joke: The Festival event.  The festival will take place from April 28th to May 8th, across more than 25 Los Angeles venues including Dodger Stadium, the Hollywood Bowl, The Greek Theatre, The Forum, Crypto.com Arena (formerly STAPLES Center), Hollywood Palladium, the TCL Chinese…read more »

Yo, Adrian! We did it! ‘Rocky’ memorabilia knocks ’em out at auction

Yo, Adrian! We did it! ‘Rocky’ memorabilia knocks ’em out at auction

Julien’sItems from Sylvester Stallone’s personal collection went on the auction block online and at Julien’s in Beverly Hills on Sunday, and his original, handwritten script for the 1976 Oscar-winner Rocky knocked them out with a winning $437,500 bid.  But that’s not all: The Italian Stallion’s American Flag boxing trunks as seen in Rocky III went for $200,000 — twenty times its original…read more »

Check out the brand-new teaser to ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse: Part 1’

Check out the brand-new teaser to ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse: Part 1’

Sony Pictures AnimationIf your Spidey senses were tingling on Saturday, it was for a good reason: We got us our first peek at Sony Pictures Animation’s follow-up to the Oscar-winning animated hit Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.  Along with more eye-popping visuals came an official title: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse — and a surprise subtitle: “Part One,” hinting at more Spider-Verse sequels on…read more »