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‘Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming in 2020

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Author Suzanne Collins will return to Panem for an untitled prequel set 64 years before The Hunger Games.

“Suzanne Collins is a master at combining brilliant storytelling, superb world building, breathtaking suspense, and social commentary,” Scholastic Trade Publishing President Ellie Berger said in a statement to The Associated Press. “We are absolutely thrilled — as both readers and publishers — to introduce the devoted fans of the series and a new audience to an entirely new…

The spooky ‘Doctor Sleep’ trailer is packed with shout outs to ‘The Shining’

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The Shining is one of Stephen King’s most famous books and Stanley Kubrick’s best known movies, and the new trailer for Doctor Sleep pays homage to both of those seminal works. 

Doctor Sleep, based on King’s 2013 sequel to The Shining, follows the story of a grown-up Danny Torrance still dealing with the effects of his traumatic childhood stay at the Overlook Hotel, and the trailer flashes back to some of the movie’s iconic scenes — creepy twins, bathtub ladies, “Here’s Johnny” and…

‘Toy Story 4′ gets existential, and it totally works

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Why does Toy Story 4 exist? Who is it for? What are we to get out of it? What about Pixar? Did we need it? Are we sure?

Toy Story 4 knows you’re asking these questions, and responds by turning them back around on you. Why are you here? What is your purpose? What are you doing with your life? And why?

It’s a strange, heady stuff for a G-rated movie about dolls, and indeed, Toy Story 4 feels less like a family film than a film for adults their that children might also like. The colorful…

The spooky ‘Doctor Sleep’ trailer is packed with shout outs to ‘The Shining’

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The Shining is one of Stephen King’s most famous books and Stanley Kubrick’s best known movies, and the new trailer for Doctor Sleep pays homage to both of those seminal works. 

Doctor Sleep, based on King’s 2013 sequel to The Shining, follows the story of a grown-up Danny Torrance still dealing with the effects of his traumatic childhood stay at the Overlook Hotel, and the trailer flashes back to some of the movie’s iconic scenes — creepy twins, bathtub ladies, “Here’s Johnny” and…

Beyoncé releases new ‘Lion King’ teaser featuring her voice as Nala

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As the long-awaited Lion King remake inches closer to release, we finally have our first look at Beyoncé voicing Nala. 

She flexed over Disney and released a new teaser on her own YouTube channel. In it, Nala makes an emotional plea to Simba to return home to take his rightful place as king.

The film also stars the voices of Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Seth Rogen, Billy Eichner, Alfre Woodard, James Earl Jones, and John Oliver. 

Lion King hits theaters on July 19, shortly after…

Real Elton John and movie Elton John perform a moving ‘Rocketman’ duet

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Elton John and Taron Egerton, who is playing Elton John in the movie Rocketman, performed a rendition of John’s iconic hit “Rocket Man” at the Cannes gala party Thursday night. 

(Yes, the song title is two words. Yes, the movie title is one word. Yes, it’s confusing.)

With John on the keys and both on vocals, it’s a nice moment between the two and shows the respect that Egerton has for John and John has for Egerton.

Rocketman shoots into theaters May 31. Read more…

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Disney announces new upcoming ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Avatar’ movies

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According to Disney, the first of three new Star Wars films will hit theaters in December 2022. The company also revealed that the sequel to James Cameron’s Avatar will debut in December 2021, followed by even more Avatar films in 2023, 2025, and 2027. Read more…

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ trailer gets classic 16-bit treatment for May the Fourth

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The Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer might give you chills in any form. A new 16-bit version from John Stratman echoes the style of the classic Super Star Wars SNES game, with pixellated animation capturing the movie scenes and chiptune takes on John Williams’ score.

Along with the Emperor’s newly digitized cackle, multiple jaw-drop moments from the trailer hit the same dramatic tone in 16-bit animation. Our new heroes standing before the remnants of the Death Star, for instance,…

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ trailer gets classic 16-bit treatment for May the Fourth

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The Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer might give you chills in any form. A new 16-bit version from John Stratman echoes the style of the classic Super Star Wars SNES game, with pixellated animation capturing the movie scenes and chiptune takes on John Williams’ score.

Along with the Emperor’s newly digitized cackle, multiple jaw-drop moments from the trailer hit the same dramatic tone in 16-bit animation. Our new heroes standing before the remnants of the Death Star, for instance,…

‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ trailer gets classic 16-bit treatment for May the Fourth

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The Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer might give you chills in any form. A new 16-bit version from John Stratman echoes the style of the classic Super Star Wars SNES game, with pixellated animation capturing the movie scenes and chiptune takes on John Williams’ score.

Along with the Emperor’s newly digitized cackle, multiple jaw-drop moments from the trailer hit the same dramatic tone in 16-bit animation. Our new heroes standing before the remnants of the Death Star, for instance,…