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Plex will add dozens of free MGM movies by the end of the year

Plex will add dozens of free MGM movies by the end of the year

Plex has announced a new deal with MGM that will bring more free movies to its app. The announcement follows a similar deal revealed earlier this year with Warner Bros, underscoring the company's effort to become more than just a home entertainment software solution. Plex says its users will get access to 'dozens' of movies under this deal and that they'll arrive on the platform before the end of the year.

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Marvel says Disney+ subscription needed ‘to understand’ future MCU movies

Marvel says Disney+ subscription needed ‘to understand’ future MCU movies

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige said you'll need a Disney+ subscription "if you want to understand everything" in future MCU movies. That does not mean that you'll need to watch Disney+ streaming shows to understand the basic plots of these future Marvel Comics movies, but you will need to watch Disney+ shows if you want to know the ins and outs of "everything."

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Finding Jack war movie will star a digitally recreated James Dean

Finding Jack war movie will star a digitally recreated James Dean

A digitally recreated version of iconic actor James Dean -- who died in a car crash in 1955 -- will star in an upcoming Vietnam War movie called Finding Jack, the filmmakers behind it have revealed. Permission to use Dean's likeness was given by his family, paving the way for the latest example of using CGI for works that posthumously cast cultural icons and celebrities.

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Full Apple TV+ M Night Shyamalan Servant trailer released: Watch all 7 clues

Full Apple TV+ M Night Shyamalan Servant trailer released: Watch all 7 clues

A terrifying new vision from M. Night Shyamalan called 'Servant' is coming to Apple TV+ in November of 2019. Servant is a streaming, episodic series. This production looks every bit like a big-budget movie, the likes of which M. Night Shyamalan's created before, but it's going to come with 10 episodes. Or it'll have 10 episodes to start - we'll see.

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Death Stranding’s Hideo Kojima may start making movies

Death Stranding’s Hideo Kojima may start making movies

Hideo Kojima has a reputation for making games that feel cinematic, and his upcoming game Death Stranding certainly seems to be no exception. Given Kojima's interest in film, it's hardly surprising that many of his games have a certain cinematic quality to them, but it may not be long before we see Kojima and his team look toward making actual movies.

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Netflix is testing a playback speed feature and creators aren’t happy

Netflix is testing a playback speed feature and creators aren’t happy

Netflix is testing a new variable playback speed feature that many subscribers have been requesting, but not everyone is happy. As with the same feature found on YouTube, Netflix's playback speed tool allows users to speed up and slow down how fast content is played on the platform. The feature is limited to a test on Android at this time and may not end up deploying widely to other platforms.

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Game of Thrones Prequel cancelled (or one of them, anyway)

Game of Thrones Prequel cancelled (or one of them, anyway)

It would appear that the bonkers very, very early prequel to the Game of Thrones franchise is a no-go. Variety confirmed with unnamed sources that the prequel that would've otherwise starred Naomi Watts will not be moving forward - or at least the pilot will not be moving forward. And the most hardcore novel-only fans of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series let loose a metaphorical collective sigh of relief.

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The Mandalorian ‘fixes’ an old Star Wars plot hole, again

The Mandalorian ‘fixes’ an old Star Wars plot hole, again

No less than documentary voice and living film legend Werner Herzog narrates the final trailer for The Mandalorian. As such, we have no choice but to listen extremely intently to each word, then rewind and watch again. In this trailer, the character which Werner Herzog depicts uses the word "parsec" - and as any deep-tracks-only Star Wars fan knows, the term "parsec" has long been the topic of some discussion with respect to Han Solo's usage of the term in Star Wars: A New Hope.

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Prototype Star Wars action figure selling for over $130k

Prototype Star Wars action figure selling for over $130k

Why would someone pay over one-hundred-thousand dollars for an action figure? That's likely the question most people ask when they see the most recent listing of a Star Wars: Boba Fett "Rocket-Firing Prototype" action figure here in late October, 2019. Today we're going to give a nutshell version of the low-down on this particular action figure and why it, above all others, strikes the fancy of the most hardcore collectors.

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 4K trailer breakdown

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 4K trailer breakdown

It's time to take a look at the "final" Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer scene-by-scene, 4K shot-by-shot. This article is going to contain some information you may want to skip over if you're not interested in getting spoiled before the movie is released. This article will not contain spoilers before the first image, but after that - it's basically spoiler city. So here, and now, this is your final warning: if you're hoping to avoid Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker SPOILERS, it's time to turn back now!

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker final trailer lands as ticket sales begin

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker final trailer lands as ticket sales begin

Move over superhero films. The next few months will perhaps be dominated by a different genre of fantasy that will be the talk of the town for the months following. This December will mark not the end of the Star Wars saga but the end of the Skywalker story. And if the final trailer for The Rise of Skywalker is any indicator, it will finally be answering the biggest mystery in the franchise since 2015: Who is Rey?

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Final Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer release time, no spoilers

Final Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer release time, no spoilers

The final Star Wars trailer is upon us - all about The Rise of Skywalker, and the contents therein. The last time we spoke about this trailer, we outlined the basics. Now we're taking a look at when the trailer will actually be released, and about how important it'll be for potential viewers to watch - or to avoid watching.

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