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Animated series based on Angry Birds franchise set to take flight on Netflix First they invaded your phones, then they came for your children. Not long after that, Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds franchise took flight in theaters by way of two animated films featuring characters based on the mega-popular video game series. It stands to reason that Angry Birds won't be satisfied until its had a chance to behave like the cock of the walk on screens both big… Read More...

Finding a Satisfying End in the ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Extended Cut The theatrical double-dip is a brazen but confident assault on fandom’s wallet. Not all properties could sustain such greed, but for proven billion-dollar earners like Star Wars and The Avengers, the gluttony on behalf of the consumer is just as insatiable as that of the salivating studio. It’s not blood from a stone but blood from an already drained, upturned cow that can still provide the necessary driblets for black pudding. Physical media is as dead as Dillinger, and Director’s Cuts, Reduxes, and Final Cuts can no longer wait for home viewing.

Child’s Play Is What Happens When A Killer Robot Takes Over Your Home The newest trailer for the reboot of '80s horror flick Child's Play reimagines Chucky as a smart doll who can connect to the devices in your home, and it's just as unsettling as it sounds.

Kevin Feige Addresses Possible R-Rated Marvel Movies And Being Unable To Use Fox's Characters For So LongKevin Feige Addresses Possible R-Rated Marvel Movies And Being Unable To Use Fox's Characters For So Long Some changes will obviously have to be made to Deadpool when he enters the MCU, but they won't include the rating! Kevin Feige also expresses how difficult it's been not having Fox's Marvel characters...

‘LEGO Movie 2’ Fails to Stack Up The LEGO Movie franchise is falling apart. Since the debut of The LEGO Movie exactly five years ago, the series of animated features based on the iconic toy bricks has seen diminishing returns at the box office. While The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part opened better than The LEGO Ninjago Movie, the new installment came up remarkably short considering it’s a direct sequel to the very successful original. Has the novelty worn off?

‘LEGO Movie 2’ Fails to Stack Up The LEGO Movie franchise is falling apart. Since the debut of The LEGO Movie exactly five years ago, the series of animated features based on the iconic toy bricks has seen diminishing returns at the box office. While The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part opened better than The LEGO Ninjago Movie, the new installment came up remarkably short considering it’s a direct sequel to the very successful original. Has the novelty worn off?

Weekend Box Office: Everything Is Decidedly Not Awesome For ‘The Lego Movie 2’ Warner Brothers All the right conditions existed this weekend for The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part to be a huge hit. Critics loved it (84 percent on Rotten Tomatoes), and so have audiences (A- Cinemascore). Moviegoers have been starved for a big new release since the holidays; the last two weekends haven’t even seen a major release; and there hasn’t been a major film directed at families with kids since Mary Poppins over the holidays.

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