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Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves on Bill & Ted Face the Music

More than 19 years since the second installment debuted in theaters, Bill Preston (Alex Winter) and Ted Logan (Keanu Reeves) are finally back! Bill & Ted Face the Music will be available On Demand (pre-order at Amazon) and in select theaters on August 28. The movie also stars Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Kid Cudi, Kristen …

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The Cast of The New Mutants on the Anticipated Film

Tickets for The New Mutants recently went on sale and Vital Thrills got a chance to chat with the cast during a virtual press conference for the anticipated movie. Participating were Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Alice Braga, Charlie Heaton, Blu Hunt, Henry Zaga and writer/director Josh Boone. The cast talked about the film finally getting …

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Unhinged Review: Russell Crowe Can Happen to Anyone

Unhinged is unapologetic trash. That’s not a bad thing. Good trash can be great. But there’s not much worse than bad trash. Unhinged is not good trash. Its story is rote, and its characters are one-dimensional given the briefest of lip service to their inner motivations in order to get them in place for its …

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The One and Only Ivan Cast on the Disney Adaptation

With the movie launching on Disney+ on August 14, Vital Thrills got a chance to talk to The One and Only Ivan cast. The Walt Disney Studios film is based on the award-winning book by Katherine Applegate (buy at Amazon).  The One and Only Ivan tells the story of Ivan, a silverback gorilla who learns that …

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The Secret Garden Review: The Adaptation Is a Delight

Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1911 novel The Secret Garden (check price at Amazon) has been adapted before. It’s been on the big screen a number of times, on television and on the stage, including a Tony Award-winning musical. There has always been something lovely about it, but sort of standoffish. In the story, the main character …

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull – A Look Back

With this Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull feature, we’re taking a look back at Lucasfilm’s other giant franchise and the ways it shaped the modern blockbuster. Stay tuned for all the latest Indiana Jones 5 news here. INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL The first decade of Indiana …

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Spike Lee, Delroy Lindo and Jonathan Majors on Da 5 Bloods

Da 5 Bloods is the story of four African-American Vets who battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen Squad Leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide. Recently, director Spike Lee and stars Delroy Lindo and Jonathan Majors got together for a Critics …

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Interview: You Should Have Left Director David Koepp

If you’ve been watching movies going back to the ’90s, you’re probably familiar with David Koepp’s writing from blockbusters like Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, its sequel The Lost World, the first Mission: Impossible or even the first Spider-Man movie in 2002. Every few years when he’s not being one of Hollywood’s most in-demand writers, David Koepp would direct a movie or …

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Star Wars Thrills: Squadrons Reveal, Mandalorian Season 2 & More!

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of June 12, 2020 in one location. This week, we’ve got the Star Wars Squadrons video game reveal, The Mandalorian Season 2 director news, the debut of the Jedi Temple Challenge, new Baby Yoda merchandise, and much more! If you …

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – A Look Back

With this Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade feature, we’re taking a look back at Lucasfilm’s other giant franchise and the ways it shaped the modern blockbuster. Stay tuned for all the latest Indiana Jones 5 news here. INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE Like any series with a spectacular start, most of the analysis …

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The King of Staten Island Review

Judd Apatow has a long history of “Lovable Losers” in his work. All the way from Freaks and Geeks to The 40-Year-Old Virgin, even in films like This Is 40 and Trainwreck, Apatow tells stories about broken, juvenile characters who are dragged, kicking and screaming, into the real world. Apatow’s also been accused of glossing …

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Star Wars Thrills: Mandalorian Season Two Rumors and More!

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of June 6, 2020 in one location. This week, we’ve got The Mandalorian Season Two rumors, updates on Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge, new collectables, John Boyega speaking out at protests, and much more! If you read this each week, …

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom – A Look Back

With Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, we’re taking a look back at Lucasfilm’s other giant franchise and the ways it shaped the modern blockbuster. Stay tuned for all the latest Indiana Jones 5 news here. INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM Victory, the old saying goes, has many parents but failure is …

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Star Wars Thrills: Jedi Temple Challenge, Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, and More!

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of May 29, 2020 in one location. This week, we’ve got the first look at the Jedi Temple Challenge, news about postponement of The High Republic event, details on the scrapped Underworld TV series, the Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge …

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Star Wars News: Mandalorian Directors, Taika Waititi, and a New Disney+ Series

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of May 8, 2020 in one location. This week, we’ve got news about new Mandalorian directors, Taika Waititi directing a new Star Wars film, a new Disney+ TV series, and much more! If you read this each week, you should …

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Raiders of the Lost Ark – A Look Back

Starting with Raiders of the Lost Ark, we’re taking a look back at Lucasfilm’s other giant franchise and the ways it shaped the modern blockbuster. Stay tuned for all the latest Indiana Jones 5 news here. RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK Make that Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, so re-christened in …

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Miranda Bailey on CherryPicks, Female Voices in the Industry, and More

Miranda Bailey is a producer, director, actor and distributor known for films like The Squid and the Whale, The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Super, and Don’t Think Twice. Two years ago, she started TheCherryPicks.com. CherryPicks is a site where films are seen through the lens of women and non-binary reviewers and writers from all …

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Star Wars Thrills: Disney+ Star Wars Series and More!

The purpose of Star Wars Thrills is to put all the Star Wars news from the week of April 17, 2020 in one location. This week, we’ve got updates about Disney+ Star Wars shows The Mandalorian Season 2 and the Cassian Andor series, George Lucas in quarantine, Star Wars video call backgrounds, and much more! If you read …

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