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New Netflix docudrama ‘Wormwood’ seeks to uncover history of CIA’s LSD mind control experiments

Netflix is set to release what is sure to be one of the year’s most enigmatic and deeply compelling documentaries in Wormwood, out December 15.The six episode miniseries, which screened at the Venice and Telluride film festivals earlier this year, was directed by Errol Morris, the director behind The Thin Blue Line and The Fog Of War. Now the […]

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Watch out for this Netflix email scam

Imagine getting ready to tuck into the new season of Stranger Things when you receive an email from Netflix that threatens your binge watch. As Deadline reports, some subscribers recently got emails indicating their accounts were being canceled or suspended for lack of payment. “Your suspension notification” read the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Chance The Rapper delivers first look at his new pizza murder mystery film [WATCH]

Fans of Chance The Rapper have long awaited his first real entrance into acting, by way of a much-discussed pizza murder mystery now known as Slice. The project was directed by Austin Vesely, who had previously worked with Chance on the “Sunday Candy” music video. Now the Chicago emcee is serving up the first trailer for the upcoming […]

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Tyrese Gibson issues an all-time terrible “It’s me or The Rock” ultimatum to the producers of Fast 9

Here’s a quick spot of career advice for any readers in our audience who are—or might someday be—Fast And The Furious B-lister Tyrese Gibson: If you’ve reached a point in negotiations where the sentence, “You can either have me in your movie, or The Rock, but not both” has passed your lips, we regret to […]

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Pharrell Williams forays deeper into rave culture with new horror film

In a crossover that is sure to capture the attention of dance music fans, Pharrell Williams is putting music on pause as he begins work on a new horror movie about “being trapped in a rave on Halloween.”The new thriller is based off of Danielle Vega’s novel, Survive The Night. Williams has already begun work […]

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Damn it, Jim: A brief history of swearing on Star Trek

The fifth episode of Star Trek: Discovery ventured into old territory and new, pairing the return of classic Trek character Harry Mudd (really just known as Mudd, and played here by Rainn Wilson) with a couple of firsts for the franchise. As promised, there was the sweet reveal of Discovery couple Stamets (Anthony…Read more… Continue […]

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Families of pilots killed in American Made plane crash put partial blame on Tom Cruise 

Two years ago, two pilots—Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl—were killed while working on Tom Cruise’s upcoming film American Made, after their plane crashed in the mountains of Colombia. (A third, pilot Jimmy Lee Greenwood, survived, but was left without feeling in the lower half of his body.) Over the course of the last…Read more… Continue […]

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Haunting New Hiroshima Anime Illustrates Life Before The Bomb

The specter of the Hiroshima bombing hangs over the World War II anime In This Corner of the World, and yet, the movie easily lures viewers into a specious calm with easy vignettes of ‘40s Japan. Falling into the regularity and mundanity of surviving a seemingly far-off war only serves to make the inevitable more…Read more… […]

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Anime Film About Hiroshima Bombing Opens In U.S. Theaters Today

The latest in a series of tear-jerking anime movies to make their way over to North American theaters is a coming-of-age story set in 1940s Hiroshima. In This Corner of the World, a tender World War II anime rendered with hand-drawn animation, will open to theaters across the country today.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Best Stuff to Watch on Netflix Right Now That’s NOT in English

Netflix is on a bit of an international kick. In the last year, the service has produced nearly 10 foreign language series and movies, and it’s in various stages of development for new Spanish, Indian, and Italian programs. As of last week, Netflix officially boasts more international subscribers than U.S.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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One of Japan’s First Mainstream LGBTQ Films Is a Groundbreaking and Delightful Success

In a flashback scene in Naoko Ogigami’s Close-Knit, a mother named Fumiko comes home to find her child Rintaro, who was born male, crying because they wished they had breasts. After taking a moment to process, Fumiko responds, “Of course. After all, you are a girl.” She lovingly tells Rintaro that there is nothing…Read more… […]

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One of Japan’s First Mainstream LGBTQ Films Is a Groundbreaking and Delightful Success

In a flashback scene in Naoko Ogigami’s Close-Knit, a mother named Fumiko comes home to find her child Rintaro, who was born male, crying because they wished they had breasts. After taking a moment to process, Fumiko responds, “Of course. After all, you are a girl.” She lovingly tells Rintaro that there is nothing…Read more… […]

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‘What We Started’: a dance music film that gets it right

New documentary film What We Started looks to be our generation’s first veritable attempt at capturing the history of dance music in its entirety. It’s an ambitious undertaking, especially considering the traditional portrayal of dance music in Hollywood, which, more often than not, appears out-of-touch or overtly contrived.Fortunately, What We Started is not one of […]

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Flying Lotus teams David Firth for unsettling short film, ‘Cream’

Multi-talented artist Flying Lotus initially became famous due to his hip-hop inspired electronic music, before delving into visual arts as a filmmaker and director. In one of his most bizarre and disturbing creative undertakings to date, the  producer teamed up with mercurial British animator and musician David Firth for a short film titled “Cream.”The unsettling […]

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Revenge of the Liberal Nerds: How to Take On Trump and Win

Greg Gianforte is hard to look at. And he’s hard to listen to. He rambles on about how he doesn’t believe people have a right to retire because Noah of the Bible built an ark at age 500. He’s against LGBT rights, reproductive rights, and even the pitifully low federal minimum wage currently in …Continue […]

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Don Diablo releases ‘Echoes’ as official theme song for ‘Kill Switch’ [Watch]

On June 16th, Kill Switch, will be premiered in theaters across the country. Kill Switch is a new sci-fi summer blockbuster about a military experiment gone wrong and a fight to save the planet, and the accompanying theme song comes scored by none other than Don Diablo. The Dutch veteran has released “Echoes” just head of the film’s release.The […]

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Why Do We Want Robots to Destroy Us So Badly?

The best part about science fiction, besides the explosions, space explorations and psychotic aliens is the fact that it reveals our most human fears. While they’re not flesh and bone, robots are arguably most emblematic of our anxieties: besides being smarter, faster, and (sometimes) shinier than us, “bad robots” are…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Rare 1970s DC vs. Marvel Documentary Time-Travels Back to Glory Days of Old-School Comics

“Maybe you think comics are pictures of people walking and talking and beating each other up. Well, comics are art, which means… new ideas, new innovations.” A rarely seen 1978 documentary about the comics business has shown up online for the very first time, and it’s must-watch material for folks who want to see…Read more… […]

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