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Disney+ docu-series will focus on the people behind its movies and parks
Engadget

Disney+ will have access to Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's impressive film library, but it needs a wide variety of other content to compete with Netflix's endless scroll. The entertainment giant has dropped a clue at what we can expect to see with the launch… more…

Sony pulls Spider-Man out of the MCU over profit-sharing dispute with Disney
The Verge

Marvel Studios will no longer be a part of future Spider-Man movies, due to disputes between Sony — which still holds the rights to the character — and Marvel’s parent company Disney over revenue sharing from films starring the web-slinging hero. more…

An MCU breakup could be a terrific step forward for Spider-Man
The Verge

A profit-sharing dispute between Disney and Sony, which threatens to pull Marvel Studios away from producing further Spider-Man stories, might actually be a good thing. Free of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Tom Holland Spider-Man movies could finally foc… more…

Roku launches a Kids & Family section on The Roku Channel, plus parental controls
TechCrunch

Roku’s home entertainment hub, The Roku Channel, is expanding into kids’ programming. The company this morning announced plans to aggregate kids and family movies and TV alongside the channel’s other content, including its free, ad-supported movies and televi… more…

Why These Social Networks Failed So Badly
Gizmodo.com

Sixteen years ago, the sun set on Web 1.0, and we embarked by the light of our smartphones to 24/7 connectivity, down a road paved with corporate blunders, littered with yesterday’s top 8 friends, scrubbed n00ds, trashed chiptune tracks, bomb threats, and dow… more…

Here's what’s leaving Netflix in September
Mashable

The titles include Disney films, a few series, and a "Superman" classic. Read more... More about Entertainment, Movies, Netflix, Mashable Video, and Streaming more…

Here’s what’s coming to Amazon Prime Video in September 2019
Mashable

Among them include "Election," the live-action "Aladdin," and "Saturday Night Fever." Read more here. Read more... More about Entertainment, Movies, Amazon, Mashable Video, and Amazon Prime more…

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson named highest paid actor of 2019 on ‘Forbes’
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The actor, who's been in the spotlight since the '90s, recently hit the top of the rankings for the second time. Read more... More about Entertainment, Movies, Mashable Video, Actor, and Dwayne Johnson more…

'Matrix 4' to begin production, come to theaters soon
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The movie will begin production next year, 17 years after the last movie's release. Read more here. Read more... More about Entertainment, Movies, Mashable Video, Keanu Reeves, and Matrix 4 more…

Spider-Man may be leaving the Marvel Universe. Here's what we know so far.
Mashable

Just when you thought all the remaining Avengers were safe, a new threat has emerged. Sony and Disney have been unable to reach new terms in their partnership over Spider-Man, and as a result, Deadline reports, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will no lon… more…

Netflix's 'The Politician' trailer looks like 'Glee' banged 'Election,' in a good way
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Ryan Murphy's first Netflix original series, The Politician, stars Ben Platt as a hyper-ambitious high school student determined to become president of his school (and later, the United States) — but the base premise of this show doesn't come anywhere close t… more…

'Breaking Bad' Netflix movie drops tense first trailer
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Where the hell is Jesse Pinkman? That's what cops want to know in the first teaser for the forthcoming Breaking Bad story, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie. And Skinny Pete isn't saying a word. "In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse must com… more…

Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson's 'Marriage Story' gets two heartbreaking trailers
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Every relationship belongs to at least two people. Movies can usually only pick one point of view, but the dual companion teasers to Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story, starring Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, show the titular union as it appears to both part… more…

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson named Forbes' highest paid actor of 2019
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has outdone himself financially this year: the actor and former wrestler was named No. 1 on Forbes' list of highest paid actors for the year. In 2018, Johnson placed second on the list; in 2016, he earned the top spot. Forbes' list a… more…

In praise of the uncool teen girls of cinema
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Welcome to Summer Cooldown, our weeklong tribute to all things cool in pop culture. Through our role models of chill and our misguided attempts to emulate them, to the DGAF heroes so defiantly uncool they’re ice cold, we’ll attempt to define the undefinable a… more…

Adam Driver fights for the truth in teaser trailer for 'The Report'
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How much Adam Driver do you want this fall? Great news for fans: On the heels of the trailer double-feature for one of his other upcoming film, Marriage Story, Driver captivates in the teaser trailer for Amazon Prime's deep-dive into the torture tactics emplo… more…

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' is getting re-released with an extended cut
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Spider-Man: Far From Home might have first hit theaters on July 2, but now it's coming back to theaters (even though it hasn't entirely left yet) on Aug. 29. The reason for this unexpected turn of events? Extended cut, baby. Following in the footsteps of Marv… more…

Disney's next animated feature will be 'Raya and the Last Dragon'
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Disney is ready to unspool another fantasy. Announced Saturday at D23 Expo, Raya and the Last Dragon will be the next feature film from Disney Animation Studios, to open Nov. 25, 2020. Inspired by "the beautiful and diverse cultures of Southeast Asia," the fi… more…

Fire TV Recast is $60 off on Amazon — record live TV without cable
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TL;DR: The cable-replacing Fire TV Recast is your new one-stop shop for entertainment — pick one up on Amazon for $219.99, saving you $60. While pretty much every movie and TV show is readily available on the abundance of streaming services that are out there… more…

'The Matrix' is getting a fourth chapter, starring Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss
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Ahem. "Whoa." Almost 16 years ago, The Matrix Revolutions hit theaters and brought the Wachowskis' daring sci-fi trilogy to a close. Or so we thought. Lana Wachowski is returning to write and direct a fourth movie in the series, and she won't be alone. Stars … more…