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An 8-bit Harrison Ford hunts for fugitives in this ‘Blade Runner’ recreation

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Ryan Gosling's "I'm in another masterpiece" look. Image: warner bros. There's something uncanny about the way Warner Bros. is handling critics and press for Blade Runner: 2049. I've seen this weirdness before — and reading the tea leaves, I'd say we may very well have a modern classic on our hands here. But there are also reasons to believe the sequel to the sci-fi touchstone is a replicant of the 1982 original: A cult hit that's a huge with fanboys and film geeks, but severely bores moviegoers and flops at the box office. SEE ALSO: There's a secret way to [...]

‘IT: Chapter Two’ gets a release date and people are already speculating

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Image: warner bros. Get ready to float again, guys. SEE ALSO: The striking differences between Stephen King's 'It' and the '90s mini series The second part of Stephen King's IT movie adaptation is coming back to theaters on September 6, 2019, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. announced.  Gary Dauberman is working on the script and Andy Muschietti, director of the record-breaking first installment, will also make a comeback along with producers Barbara Muschietti, Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg. IT has become the biggest R-rated horror movie ever, earning $478.1 million globally. Chapter Two will focus [...]

Harrison Ford can tell a joke better than you can

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He may be scruffy-lookin', but he ain't no nerf-herder. SEE ALSO: Jimmy Fallon just totally crushed J-Law in an axe throwing contest on live TV Harrison Ford appeared on The Tonight Show in what is possibly the most low-fi interview ever. No matter how peppy Fallon gets, Ford stays stalwartly chilled out. So chilled out that Fallon busts out some of Ford's favourite scotch Bruichladdich (10 points to Gryffindor if you can pronounce it). The two then proceed to tell jokes, and Ford's glacial delivery is absolutely brilliant, and not just because he tells a joke about ice... Conclusion: we [...]

The 3 things you need to get the most out of the masterpiece that is ‘Blade Runner 2049’

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I like records. Image: Warner Bros. Blade Runner 2049 is a sci-fi symphony. Everything works together, thoughtfully, intricately and beautifully. Story, script, score, characters, ideas, sound design, visuals — oh my stars, those visuals — all in perfect complement, sparking off showers of greatness to blind the sum of these parts. Denis Villeneuve has allowed himself a luxurious 2 hours, 44 minutes to revisit the Ridley Scott cult classic, but not a frame or beat is extraneous or out of place. Even Villeneuve's constant interface with the 1982 original Blade Runner is harmonious, heartbreaking and additive. My god, I can't [...]

‘Star Trek Discovery’ boldly goes where no other Trek series has gone before. Stick with it.

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Sonequa Martin-Green stars in an inspired reboot of the Trek franchise. Image: cbs I've lost count of the number of times my fellow nerds have rolled their eyes at the ongoing delay and behind-the-scenes drama of Star Trek Discovery. The show's launch date slipped by 9 months; showrunner Bryan Fuller departed under unusual circumstances; CBS decided to screen it only on its $6-a-month All Access streaming service, greatly limiting the potential audience.  I can't speak to whether consumers will flock to All Access for this one show. But having seen the first three episodes, I can attest to the quality [...]

‘Game of Thrones’ will shoot many Season 8 endings because no one is to be trusted

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'I won't tell if you won't.' Image: HBO Who can be trusted on a Game of Thrones set? No one. The answer is no one. Not the cast, not the crew, and certainly not the locals. And so as production of the final season approaches, let it be known that Game of Thrones will shoot many endings, maybe three, maybe five, probably more — upholding a Hollywood tradition of spoiler-proofing a TV narrative outcome with too much riding on it not to. SEE ALSO: Sorry: Here's a bunch of 'Game of Thrones' characters singing 'Look What You Made Me Do' [...]

Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling can’t stop giggling in this interview

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Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling have been doing a lot of interviews lately to promote their new film Blade Runner 2049 but this might be the best one yet. SEE ALSO: Harrison Ford sips scotch and out-jokes Jimmy Fallon The pair went on the British morning show This Morning and the interviewer Alison Hammond had them in stitches. Mind you, they had her in stitches as well. There's a lot of uproarious laughter, and Gosling turns to booze to steady himself. He also pretends to storm off at one point, and drops a pretend microphone. However, dropping his imaginary mic [...]

Grateful Dead legend Bob Weir reveals his key to good vibes

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Image: mcdonald's / ebay listing The Season 3 finale might be hours away, but an even bigger day is still ahead for Rick & Morty fans. On Oct. 7, for one day only, McDonald's will let all comers sample a bit of that sweet, sweet Szechuan sauce. The Holy Grail of Mickey D's condiments was a punchline way back in April, when Rick & Morty's Season 3 premiere streamed for just 48 hours, starting on April Fool's Day. SEE ALSO: This is the fanciest McDonald's burger box we've ever seen A few months later when Season 3 kicked off in [...]

Children’s television show is under fire for a brief NSFW easter egg

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It's not every day you're forced to shield your child's eyes while watching children's television show.  Maya the Bee, a show on Netflix created by Studio 100 Animation and based on a German children's book, came under fire this week after concerned mothers noticed a crude drawing of a penis in one of the scenes. Nope, this isn't a debunk-able Disney moment—there are screenshots to prove it.  SEE ALSO: Netflix's prices are insanely low—enjoy it while you can

‘It’ actor films creepy PSA about texting and talking during movies

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Stephen King's It has audiences sufficiently creeped out just from the trailers, and the film's killer box office performance proves we love to be scared. When Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott) showed up to an opening weekend show at Alamo Drafthouse, he filmed a little PSA about talking and texting during movies; don't do it, or you'll float too. SEE ALSO: The striking differences between Stephen King's 'It' and the '90s mini series Message received, Georgie. Don't disrupt the movie, or you'll die. Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/09/12/georgie-it-drafthouse-psa/