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Twenty years ago, a low-budget film of handheld camerawork terrified early Internet audiences who thought it was real.
A few days before the shit truly hits the fan in The Blair Witch Project, Heather (Heather Donahue) films one of her doomed compatriots, Josh (Joshua Leonard), as he struggles to cross a log over a frigid, brown expanse of creek in the ...
 
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It's broken down into a 22-step structure.
Although Pixar is not one of the most prolific studios in Hollywood (it only produces one movie per year), when it does make a movie, it's almost always a masterpiece. For one thing, Pixar has mastered the eternally complex and tedious art of ...
 
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These are some original fairytale endings (albeit awfully disturbing versions) of fairytales we grew up with.
Original fairytale endings can date as far back as the 10th century, which is a lot to consider seeing the amount of backlash from people saying live-action adaptation of fairytales should stay faithful to the original. Consider, The Little Mermaid has been ...
 
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It’s fine, don’t look at your Facebook account. You will survive.
In the year 2000, there were only two million Internet users in the Philippines—roughly the same size of the crowd in the EDSA Revolution. The country’s population back then was 75 million. Now, there are over 67 million Internet users in the ...
 
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Bill Hader, Jessica Chastain, and James McAvoy reunite to kick the clown's ass back to hell once and for all.
Clowns can be scary as hell. But the IT franchise has shown that, when clowns become wet, somehow, they become even more terrifying. And in the new trailer for Andy Muschietti's IT Chapter Two, Pennywise is wetter and wilder than ever. God help us all.The previous ...
 
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A lot of classic kids movies have pretty regressive messaging around class.
The hyenas in the original Lion King were decidedly among the bad guys, but they had some unusual motivations: they aligned with archvillain Scar in hopes of landing a good meal. “We’ll have food, lots of food,” they sang eagerly, “We repeat, endless meat.”It’s ...
 
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Catch up on these biopics of real-life heroes and let Pinoy pride swell.
There’s never a bad time to binge-watch historical films. Whether a national holiday is right around the corner or you need a shortlist of films to keep yourself busy over the weekend, invoking our sense of patriotism is something we should embrace and ...
 
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Rogue One and Solo were both marred by production issues.
The Star Wars franchise does not have a fantastic record when it comes to movies with reshoots. Both Solo and Rogue One were the subjects of massive reshoots before being unveiled to largely mediocre or downright terrible critical reception. Now, Wired, and a number of other trusted entertainment sites, are reporting on rumors ...
 
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While Game of Thrones dominated the Emmy nominations, big stars and legacy nominees took a backseat to names like Billy Porter and Catherine O'Hara.
This year's Emmy nominations came with more than a few surprises (Schitt's Creek! Phoebe Waller-Bridge! Pose!), but with every spot taken by a surprise, that leaves one less spot for someone who was assumed to end up with a nomination. In the past, ...
 
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The homage to the immortal band is also a romcom.
What would the world be like without the Beatles? Danny Boyle’s new romcom Yesterday tackles this question with a Twilight Zone plot where struggling musician Jack Malik becomes the only person in the world to remember the greatest band of all time ...
 
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The two performed together at Dodger Stadium for the first time in half a century.
This weekend, during his concert at Dodger Stadium, Paul McCartney brought out a guest for a performance the venue hadn't seen in half a century.“We’ve got a surprise for us, a surprise for you, a surprise for everyone: Ladies and gentlemen, the one and ...
 
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Reports that the forthcoming film will feature rival agent 'Nomi' gives the franchise a clever way to usher in a new era
The question of whether 007 could ever be played by a woman might finally have its answer, with reports that actress Lashana Lynch will take on the coveted status in forthcoming Bond 25, playing a character called Nomi.As reported by The Guardian, "The 25th film ...
 
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She'll apparently play a young MI6 agent who takes on the iconic code number.
Bond 25 will reportedly be Daniel Craig’s last outing as the iconic MI6 agent, and there’s no word yet on who will be the next actor to play the character. But a new report suggests the upcoming film will show that the 007 ...
 
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These badass Star Wars Furniture are calling you on the path of the Dark Side.
We adult nerds love geeking out without being too obvious about it. We'll jump at any chance to incorporate some fandom into our lives without compromising the integrity of our fortresses of solitude. Jump away, because Filipino designer Kenneth Cobonpue's high-end Star Wars furniture collection ...
 
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That's a lot of kingdoms.
We've had precious little to go on regarding the Game of Thrones prequel spin-off. Sure, the cast list's out there and we know it'll dig into the Stark family mythos, but until now the main discussion has been about whether the Targaryens will be there in full ...
 
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Michelle Carter Was Convicted of Encouraging Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. Here's What Happened Next.
In June 2017, Michelle Carter was convicted for involuntary manslaughter in the death of her boyfriend Conrad Roy III—though Roy had taken his own life. Three years earlier, the 18-year-old died by suicide after poisoning himself with carbon monoxide in his truck. Later, text ...
 
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Swiping Tinder? Breaking up? Head over heels? We have you covered.
Love is patient. Love is kind. Love is best set to music—preferably in the summer with the windows rolled down. In the long list of topics covered by musicians, it's hard to think of one more universal than love, and 2019 has ...
 
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They are also her most rigorous critics.
Maya Hawke has a bright future ahead of her, especially now that critics are praising her breakout role as Robin in Stranger Things 3. But no one is prouder than her A-lister parents Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. In Stranger Things 3, ...
 
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Wooden razors and bamboo bikes are just some of the sustainable brands made for the eco-conscious man.
Local sustainable brands have joined the green movement aiming to address the global plastic crisis, because, in case you haven’t heard, the planet is dying.The Philippines, one of the biggest contributors to the plastic pollution of the ocean, produces up to 1.88 ...
 
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One nerd showed up to Disneyland's newest attraction to get intergalactically wasted and left with a light buzz.
He literally had a tear in his eye when he saw the…" Barbara Hernandez pauses and turns for help to her boyfriend, who's seated next to her inside Oga's Cantina, the premiere attraction at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge in Disney's California theme park. "What ...
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