Category Archives: Features

Absolutely Fabulous Film Review: The Non-PC Feminist Comedy Of The Summer

Ab-Fab-Movie-PosterAfter years of sporadic seasons and rumors of a feature, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is finally here – and it’s just as fantastic as its title suggests.

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Netflix Launches Flixtape – The Mixtape For Streaming Digital Content (Things We Love)

flixtape excerptAh, the mixtape. That carefully curated playlist compiled on an audio cassette which could make or break a college road trip – or a high school romance. With the advent of iPods and mp3s, the mixtape more or less went the way of the Spice Girls, but now Netflix is determined to bring it back – in spirit, at least.

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The Best – And Worst – Things About the Modern Comic Convention

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While I like San Diego quite a bit and consider it one of our lovelier cities, you will not find me anywhere near it this weekend because Comic-Con has lost all value for the geeks out there. It’s still an event because we allow the studios to tell us it’s an event, because they’ve taken it over to sell their products to an information hungry fan culture.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.21.16)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerpt Comic-Con kicks off with plenty of news, including the end of MTV’s Teen Wolf, while Matthew McConaughey is making another run at Oscar Gold. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Retro Review: Choosing Life – Danny Boyle’s “Trainspotting” At 20

Trainspotting4 Twenty years after its release, Trainspotting hasn’t aged a day. We take a look at the Danny Boyle’s iconic tale of angst, rebellion, addiction and redemption.

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Lights Out Film Review: A Low-Wattage Horror That Will Leave You Frustrated And Bored

lights-out-excerptBased on a short film, Lights Out should conjure up scares that would make for an entertaining summer horror flick but ends up having the entertainment value of a haunted house in an elementary school cafeteria.

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Don’t Think Twice Film Review: A Satisfying Celebration Of Improv, Success, And Failure

dont-think-twice-2Grounded and emotionally wrought with feelings that are all too real for thirtysomethings stuck between Gen X and the Millennial generation, Don’t Think Twice cleverly confronts failure in the best way possible: with brutal honesty and bittersweet humor.

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Garry Marshall, The Princess Diaries, And My Role As A Woman

Garry Marshall Princess Diaries ExcerptGarry Marshall was a prolific director and creator who touched countless people with his movies. However, it was his role in women’s lives that made the biggest impression, and The Princess Diaries was one of his many films that influenced many young girls.

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The Complete 2016 San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) Party And Event Grid – Now With Over 300 Events! (EXCLUSIVE)

CCPG Banner - TB Excerpt Image croppedIf you’re headed to San Diego for Comic-Con 2016 you’ll need our Exclusive Party and Event Grid! We’ve added 25 new events to bring you over 300 panels, VIP parties & RSVP details! We’ll continue to update the list as we get closer to the big event, so you’ll have everything you need to keep the party going all week!

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Things Are Tough All Over, Especially At Paramount (Studio Series)

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While Star Trek Beyond could do very well this weekend, last summer the Paramount executives would have scoffed at the idea that the studio’s highest grossing film of 2016 thus far would be a Will Ferrell comedy released on Christmas Day. Of the previous year.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.19.16)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerpt Jenny Slate is the latest added to Jack Black’s The Polka King and Mike Tyson is set for a new prankster comedy. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Behind The Scenes Of The Musical Numbers From “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” (Things We Love)

Settle for Me Crazy Ex-Girlfriend ExcerptOne of the best parts of The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (besides everything) are the varied and entertaining musical numbers. Now take a look behind the scenes of some of the best musical moments from Season 1!

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Ava DuVernay Prison Documentary “The 13th” To Open New York Film Festival

ava duvernayThe 54th New York Film Festival is set to open with the hot button topic of mass incarceration via Ava Duvernay’s documentary The 13th. The fest will serve as a stage for the world premiere of the film, which will later debut on Netflix and in limited theaters on Oct. 7.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.18.16)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptThree comedy all-stars join Jack Black in The Polka King and Denzel Washington’s Fences gets am awards season release date. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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11 Things You Didn’t Know About “Star Trek Beyond”

star trek kirk chris pineWith new director Justin Lin manning the ship and a handful of new characters, the third installment brings us back to the final frontier with a crew that we have grown to love since the J.J. Abrams reboot in 2009. That said, there are a lot of interesting facts about the highly anticipated sequel that we learned.

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Quentin Tarantino Raises The Stakes And Sticks To His Guns – Sort Of

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It looks like the clock really is ticking on the career of Quentin Tarantino. He has hinted in the past that his filmography will end after his 10th picture, and last week, during a career retrospective in Jerusalem, he reiterated that — on the heels of his eighth movie, The Hateful Eight, released at Christmas — he’s only got two left in him.

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Here’s 11 Things You May Have Missed From “Star Wars” Celebration Europe

Star Wars Celebration ExcerptFrom Star Wars Rebels Season 3, to a new virtual reality project, to controlling popular Resistance droid BB-8 with the Force, there was a lot to take in from Star Wars Celebration this weekend and we’ve got some of the coolest reveals for you!

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.15.16)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptFirst images of concept art from Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2 have been revealed and Star Wars: The Force Awakens makes its way to cable in September. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Star Trek Beyond Film Review: The Sci-Fi Sequel Moves At Warp Speed To Defy Expectations

STAR TREK BEYONDWith a strong cast and a new director in place, Star Trek Beyond stands out as one of the best big budget blockbusters of the summer — especially with the lackluster string of movies that have been dragging their feet to theaters as of late.

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Live-Action Pokémon Movie Could Happen, Colin Firth Is Back For “Kingsman,” And Wally West Suits Up (Pop Weekly)

Colin Firth KingsmanPop Weekly’s Lauren Gallaway takes on the Emmy Nominations, the possibility of a live-action Pokémon movie, Fox’s brand new X-Men TV series that’s in development, and more!

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The Inevitable and Obligatory Emmy Roundup That’s Actually Different From All the Others

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Doing anything in Hollywood is like steering an aircraft carrier. It ain’t turning on a dime, but will, ideally, slowly but surely move into a different direction. This year’s Emmys show that the ATAS voting members are at least starting to evolve.

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The Hits And Misses Of The 68th Emmy Awards Nominations

150316-news-peoplevojWhen the Academy Awards struggled under the #OscarsSoWhite tragedy, Emmy voters appeared more than thrilled to show off diverse casts and complex storytelling that took over a strong portion of television in the last year. But did the nominations reflect that enough?

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.14.16)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptRob Reiner has added more actors to his all-star Iraq War drama and a different kind of Lost Boys sequel is in the works. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Retro Review: Why “Ghostbusters II” Doesn’t Completely Deserve Its Reputation As A Subpar Sequel

960_resize Ghostbusters II gets a bad wrap and is often said to have sullied the reputation of the original. While it certainly doesn’t approach the lofty heights of its predecessor, the second installment of the franchise does offer plenty of laughs.

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Jimmy Fallon Interviews The Bachelorette (AKA Kristen Wiig) To Hilarious Results (Things We Love)

Kristen WiigLast night, Jimmy Fallon got the opportunity to interview JoJo Fletcher (who looked curiously like actress Kristen Wiig), the current Bachelorette, on The Tonight Show and it went about as well as can be expected.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.13.16)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptThe first terrifying look at Pennywise from the It reboot has been revealed and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child may be coming to the big screen. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Could There Still Be A Rainbow At The End Of Sony Pictures’ Recent Rough Road? (Studio Series)

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To say that Sony’s film division has had a bit of a tough go lately might be an understatement. The email hack, the terrorist threat against The Interview, and a failure to clear the billion dollar mark in domestic grosses in 2015. But look a little closer, and it’s not necessarily as dire as it might appear.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.12.16)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerpt Kung Fu Panda 3 co-director Jennifer Yuh Nelson to make her live-action debut and Catastrophe gets a two season renewal. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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Quentin Tarantino As Influencer: His Last Two Films, His Favorite Character He’s Written, And More

Quentin Tarantino ExcerptDirector Quentin Tarantino gave a great interview when he was he was honored at the Jerusalem Cinematheque last week, talking about his final films, his relationship with his actors, and more.

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The Tracking Board’s Daily Debrief (07.11.16)

The-Tracking-Boards-Daily-Debrief-city-excerptGambit gets a production start date and set photos from Universal’s Mummy reboot gives us a first look at the titular classic monster. Plus, a round-up of the day’s top entertainment news stories from around the web.

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