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Black Panther tops Titanic as US’s third-biggest box office hit

Black Panther tops Titanic as US’s third-biggest box office hit

The success of Marvel's Black Panther, both critically and financially, continues to grow, with the movie's latest milestone falling into the latter category. The latest superhero epic has beaten the once mighty Titanic in highest-grossing theatrical release of all time, taking the US's #3 spot.

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Extinct animals in zoos: How real is Jurassic World today?

Extinct animals in zoos: How real is Jurassic World today?

Today we're exploring a bit of research on a future in which extinct animals could be cloned for scientific and entertainment purposes. Two researchers from the University of Central Lancashire explored three scenarios and/or purposes for which cloned rare or extinct animals might exist. The possibilities are endless, of course, but just beyond the plausibility of cloning rare animals - a real possibility - comes the planning stages for how they must be treated.

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Netflix tipped to purchase Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp movie studio

Netflix tipped to purchase Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp movie studio

The last few years have seen Netflix on a spending spree for original movies and shows, but the streaming video giant could soon be purchasing its own film studio. Following the news in late January that Netflix was negotiating a multi-movie deal with director Luc Besson, there's now word that the company is in "advanced talks" to outright acquire the filmmaker's EuropaCorp studio, which is now struggling with debt.

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Bill and Ted’s new movie: Just the facts

Bill and Ted’s new movie: Just the facts

Bill & Ted Face the Music is the proposed name of the third Bill and Ted movie, a movie that's no joke. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter came together at the tail end of March 2018 to do an interview with Entertainment Weekly and confirm that the third film in the Bill & Ted series was, indeed, very possible. Original Bill & Ted writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon came along for the talk, too, and suggested they're [THIS CLOSE] to the film being green-lit.

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Netflix nabs Cursed original drama series from Frank Miller

Netflix nabs Cursed original drama series from Frank Miller

Netflix has announced the acquisition of Cursed, a new original series from Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler. The series is a drama based on a book with the name same. Netflix's show will revolve around a teenage heroine character named Nimue, a girl destined to become the Lady of the Lake. The story is a twist on the classic Arthurian legend, according to the streaming company.

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MoviePass, Landmark Theatres deal has special perks for subscribers

MoviePass, Landmark Theatres deal has special perks for subscribers

Subscription-based MoviePass has struck a new deal with Landmark Theatres, a huge move for the controversial company. Landmark Theatres is dedicated to showcasing independent films, giving subscribers a new entertainment option. According to an announcement from the companies, MoviePass will be integrated into Landmark Theatres' ticketing system, a move that'll provide those subscribers with benefits they don't get elsewhere.

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MoviePass drops subscription cost, but there’s a catch

MoviePass drops subscription cost, but there’s a catch

Are you interested in MoviePass but still haven't signed up? If so, now is the time to give it a try. The company has slashed the price of a monthly subscription, making it cheaper than Hulu and with the benefit of getting to see one movie every day of the month. The price slashing is welcome, though there's a minor catch that will keep some people from capitalizing on the deal.

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YouTube Red theatrical release plan hints at big strategy shift

YouTube Red theatrical release plan hints at big strategy shift

Upcoming YouTube Red original movie Vulture Club will be released in theaters, according to a new report. The company's original movies and other video content have thus far centered around the YouTube Red product, which is YouTube's subscription service that offers paying customers certain extra features and perks. A theatrical release may hint at a shift in that strategy.

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New Star Wars: The Last Jedi scene shows Phasma with ray-traced lights

New Star Wars: The Last Jedi scene shows Phasma with ray-traced lights

The scene you're about to see shows Captain Phasma and a couple of stormtroopers from the Star Wars universe. Unless you were present at an Epic Games / Unreal Engine presentation this week, you've probably never seen what we're about to show you. This is both a demonstration of the newest in real-time ray tracing in Unreal Engine 4 and a potential moment in time in events taking place DURING Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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This Deadpool 2 trailer has it all, plus more

This Deadpool 2 trailer has it all, plus more

Dopinder, Cable, X-Force, that Australian kid from Hunt for the Wilderpeople, and a whole bunch of other stuff. It's full of jokes, and jokes, and so many more jokes. You'll probably spit your drink out a time or two if you're so insistent on continuing to drink your drink while you watch this trailer. It's nonsense if you think you're going to keep on drinking your drink, that much I can tell you now.

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Avengers: Infinity War breaks ticket pre-sale records in just hours

Avengers: Infinity War breaks ticket pre-sale records in just hours

Even if you've been living under a rock all weekend, you've still likely heard about the new trailer for Avengers: Infinity War. The latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and one that brings together the most heroes from the previous 18 films over the last ten years, hits theaters on April 27th. Alongside the new trailer's release on Friday, ticket pre-sales began, and Fandango has reported that Avengers: Infinity War has set a new record.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movies Anywhere Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movies Anywhere Review

Today we're having a peek at what's included with the digital purchase of Star Wars: The Last Jedi with Movies Anywhere. This service is like a central hub for multiple connected streaming video services like VUDU, Google Play, iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, and Fandango Now. With Movies Anywhere, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released with a version of the film not available with any other service.

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