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With Chaos Walking and Edge of Tomorrow 2 Doug Liman Delivers the Gender-Balanced Sci-Fi Teams We Need

Doug Liman's body of work is really, really eclectic. The same guy who directed Swingers and Go also directed The Bourne Identity and Edge of Tomorrow. Now, he's currently gone into production on Chaos Walking, a YA genre story, and is developing Edge of Tomorrow 2, both of which have intriguing women at their centers.

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Honest Trailer for The Mummy: “When You Want to Murder a Franchise”

The Honest Trailers team rips into Universal's The Mummy remake as a "loose collection of studio notes masquerading as a single movie...with one unholy purpose holding it together: make the Dark Universe happen."

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Things We Saw Today: Got Plans For Pride Weekend? Check Out Goings-On in Cities Everywhere!

June is Pride Month, and this weekend is the kick-off for all sorts of celebrating all over the world! Chances are, you already have at least five shindigs, parades, and other events you're going to. But if you don't, there is a Global Gay Pride Calendar that should point you in the direction of celebrations going on anywhere in the world!

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The Mummy Remake Is Getting Absolutely Awful Reviews

Universal, lacking a superhero franchise, has big plans for its "Dark Universe" slated series of monster movies—reboots of old classics like Bride of Frankenstein and The Invisible Man. The studio may have to take a hard look at this ambitious undertaking, since reviews of the first film, The Mummy, are resoundingly bad.

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Universal Unveils Its Dark Universe—We Hope They Remember That Women Can Be Monstrous, Too

Universal Pictures has a long, storied history with monsters. We've all heard of Frankenstein's Monster, the Bride of Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, and the Wolf Man, among others. Well, it looks as though all those old-timey monsters are being "reinvented" as part of a new shared universe the studio has dubbed Dark Universe.

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Things We Saw Today: Margaret Atwood’s Handmaidens Protest Texas’ Reproductive Rights Laws

A group of people dressed up as handmaidens from Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale showed up at the Texas Legislature today to protest the state's continually restrictive stance on reproductive rights.

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Explain Yourself: Alex Kurtzman on Why They’re Doing a Mummy Remake, Plus the Official Trailer is Here!

If you're in the same boat as me and are wondering why this The Mummy reboot is even happening at all, filmmaker Alex Kurtzman has an answer for you.

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We Didn’t Ask For This The Mummy Reboot Teaser But We’re Gonna Talk About It Anyway

Why Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, the brilliant team behind TV shows like Fringe and Alias as well as the Kelvin-verse Star Trek movies, decided to reboot the beloved Mummy franchise remains a mystery.

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Tom Cruise Re-lives His Entire Movie Career With James Corden in Nine-Minute Mashup Medley

Tom Cruise and James Corden re-enact some of Cruise's most iconic scenes and roles in Corden's "Role Call" segment for The Late Late Show.

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Be Prepared To Relive Edge of Tomorrow — A Sequel is Happening

While the original Edge of Tomorrow was in fact based on a Japanese novel, the title of which translates to All You Need Is Kill, there's no word yet on whether or not the sequel will build on the source material or go its own way

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Things We Saw Today: What Happened to These Famous TV Couples?

Beware The Syndrome.

Here with one of the most accurate (read: not accurate at all) descriptions of what happened to these prime time sweethearts is writer Chris Scott.

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Tom Cruise to Take Lead on The Mummy Revival, Plot Still, uh… Under Wraps

Universal is looking to, uh, bring their classic movie monster lineup back from the dead (sorry), and they're starting with a pretty significant boost: they've brought on Tom Cruise to play "a lead role" in The Mummy.

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Sequel to Edge of Tomorrow Is a Possibility According to the Film’s Writer, Christopher McQuarrie

All you need is kill.

Writer/Director Christopher McQuarrie has a lot on his plate right now, what with the release of Tom Cruise vehicle Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, which McQuarrie directed. However, it's another McQuarrie-written/Cruise-starring film that currently has him chatty. That would be a possible sequel to last year's Edge of Tomorrow.

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MI:5 Director Talks the Politics of Rebecca Ferguson’s Shoes

Look what Jurassic World hath wrought.

One of the simple touches in MI:5 that made Rebecca Ferguson's character believable, was the many scenes in which she either wears flats or removes her heels before/during accomplishing feats of extraordinary daredevilry.

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Why Do We Keep Letting Tom Cruise Off the Hook?

"Human rights are more important than Hollywood stunts on the wing of an airplane."

In retrospect, in order to see Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation with the minimum amount of internal conflict, I think I must have made a subconscious decision to ignore or temporarily forget about Going Clear.

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Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation Is Definitely Entertaining, but Rebecca Ferguson Steals the Show

Does calling a big movie “entertaining” seem like a back-handed compliment? I honestly don’t intend it to be. It’s just that a movie like Mission Impossible really can’t get away from that kind of description because no matter what, that seems to be its singular goal: Keep audiences in the theater entertained with set piece action sequence after set piece action sequence (many of them practical), strung like beads on a necklace.

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Things We Saw Today: The Unicorns, A Geek Girl Photo Book You Should Definitely Check Out

Have you ever been to any kind of geek or geek-adjacent event and felt kind of... alone? Isolated? Kind of like you're the last unicorn or something? Well, don't worry, because you are not alone, and this Kickstarter for a rad photo book aims to prove just that.

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Hawkeye Says Hey in First Trailer for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Pizza Dog Sadly Absent

Wait, where is Felicity Jones?

I'm really excited for this movie despite its infuriatingly punctuated title, but it would be awesome if the Mission: Impossible franchise had at least one recurring female character worth mentioning.

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You’ll Never Guess Who Anne Rice Wants To Play The Vampire Lestat

Just Go With It

I apologize for what you've just seen. 

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Police Mistake Celebrity Impersonator Photoshoot for Armed Criminal Enterprise


Even though the Port of London Authority only requires artists to register if they plan to be filming, not merely taking photos, the organizers of a celebrity look-a-like photoshoot are saying that, in hindsight, they probably should have. Turns out people jump to conclusions when they see a bunch of black-clad people waving guns around on a speedboat.

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