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Dwayne Johnson Signs On to Play ‘Doc Savage’

It’s amazing that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson somehow hasn’t yet managed to appear in a superhero movie. But while we wait to see whether DC Comics’ much-touted Shazam movie, in which he’s slated to play the villain Black Adam, will ever materialize, he’s found another heroic project to take on in the meantime. Johnson has confirmed that he […]

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Swashboggling Gobblefunk! Roald Dahl’s Words to Get Own Dictionary

When it comes to making up inventive additions to the English language, perhaps the greatest rival to Dr. Seuss was the British childrens’ author Roald Dahl. Writer of such classics as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda and The BFG, Dahl was famed for his distinctive use of language, repurposing old vernacular as well as inventing entirely […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch Makes Surprise Appearance at Letters Live

The audience for Letters Live got more than they bargained for at the Hay Festival on Saturday (May 28). The event, part of an annual celebration of books in the small town of Hay-on-Wye in England, saw actors and celebrities read out correspondence from some of the most fascinating figures in history, including classic letters by Roald Dahl, Beatrix […]

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10 Racing Films to Stream Online

Car racing fans, start your engines. The Grand Prix and the Indianapolis 500, two of the biggest events in worldwide racing, are both taking place this weekend. And, of course, there’s also the premiere of the new season of Top Gear on Memorial Day itself, Monday, May 30, 9/8c. If that’s not enough for you, […]

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10 Things You May Not Know About the ‘Mad Max’ Films

This Monday (May 30) at 10:30 a.m./9:30 c, BBC AMERICA is showing the classic movies Mad Max (1979) and Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) ahead of the long-awaited return of Top Gear. Starring Mel Gibson as the titular hero, the films are the first two entries in George Miller‘s iconic post-apocalyptic action series, and were followed by Mad Max Beyond […]

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A Gearhead’s Must-Watch: ‘Weekend of a Champion’

With the Monaco Grand Prix taking place this weekend—and the new season of Top Gear premiering Monday—it’s a perfect occasion to take a look at Weekend of a Champion, Roman Polanski‘s documentary about Jackie Stewart, his friend and three-time Grand Prix winner, in the famed race in 1971. Although you can now watch the movie […]

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WATCH: David Tennant Takes Part in #AskMarvel Q&A

The Ask Marvel Q&A is pretty self-explanatory. Marvel feeds fan questions to their guest superhero or super villain in this case, Jessica Jones star David Tennant. For the most part the questions are Marvel-esque, like, “Out of the Avengers, who would cry the most watching The Fault in Our Stars?,” “Who would win in a […]

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Gets Two New Seasons

Fans of Peaky Blinders rejoice! Not only does the third season start on Netflix this coming Tuesday (May 31), but there’s now a whole lot more of the 1920s British gangster drama to look forward to. That’s because the BBC has ordered not one, but two more seasons of the popular series. News of the show’s renewal was accompanied by […]

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Colin Firth to Star in Russian Submarine Disaster Movie ‘Kursk’

Colin Firth‘s next movie role involves a stark change of mood from his upcoming role in Bridget Jones’ Baby. He’s reportedly set to star in Kursk, a movie based on a real-life Russian submarine disaster, according to Variety. Adapted by Saving Private Ryan screenwriter Robert Rodat from a 2002 book called A Time to Die: […]

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