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First Look: ‘Doctor Who’s Matt Smith Pops Up in ‘Morbius’ Trailer

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It was announced last year that Matt Smith (Doctor Who) would be joining the Spider-Man spinoff movie Morbius, but all that was said was that he’d have a “major role.” And that was not an exaggeration, as he’s set to play… the villain, Loxias Crown. You may remember, Smith also starred in 2015’s Terminator: Genisys, […]

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Hans Zimmer and Billie Eilish to Provide Music for New Bond Movie ‘No Time to Die’

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Music has always been an integral part of the Bond movies, and fans will surely be pleased to hear that the great Hans Zimmer has been hired to score this year’s No Time to Die, with Billie Eilish to write and perform the lyrics. The Oscar-winning German composer follows in the footsteps of Thomas Newman, […]

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Clarice Starling is Returning to the Screen in ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Spinoff Series

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Readers were introduced to FBI Agent Clarice Starling in author Thomas Harris‘ 1988 novel Silence of the Lambs. We then saw her come to life in the 1991 big screen adaptation, with Jodie Foster taking on the role. In Silence of the Lambs, Starling is a newbie agent and tasked with tracking a serial killer. She seeks […]

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Saoirse Ronan and Florence Pugh Score Oscar Nominations as ‘Joker’ Leads the Pack Again

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After leading the pack in last week’s BAFTA Film Awards nominations, Joker has also emerged as top contender for the Academy Awards. Director Todd Phillips‘ pitch-black comic book adaptation has racked up 11 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix. Its super-impressive haul puts it one nomination ahead of […]

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10 Things to Know This Week January 13-19

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This week’s On the Beat is a truly global affair featuring music, movies, TV, podcasts, and books from all over the world. But don’t worry – you don’t need a passport to enjoy it. So without further ado, let’s dive right in. 1. WHAT TO WATCH IF YOU LOVE A BEAUTIFULLY MADE NATURE DOC This seven-part […]

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Warwick Davis on Returning for ‘Willow’ TV Series: ‘I’m a Bit Older and a Bit Wiser as an Actor’

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Earlier this week, it was announced that the forthcoming Willow TV series has gotten some momentum, with this Tweet from writer Jonathan Kasdan (Solo: A Star Wars Story). But, other than it being in pre-production, there wasn’t much else available, like the storyline or who’s to star. Since then, Warwick Davis, who took on the title role […]

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Casting News: Nicholas Hoult Joins Tom Cruise in New ‘Mission: Impossible’ Movie

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His X-Men days may be over, but Nicholas Hoult has signed up for another high-profile movie franchise: Mission: Impossible. The British actor confirmed his casting in the new Mission: Impossible movie on Instagram by responding to a post by writer-director Christopher McQuarrie. After McQuarrie posted on Instagram, “Say, @nicholashoult, care to raise a little hell?,” […]

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‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ Australia: How to Help

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There are ways you can help Australia today. For more information and details of how you can support relief efforts, please visit the following organizations: Australian Red Cross Australian Red Cross: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Australian Wildlife Organizations RSPCA NSW: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Wildlife Victoria: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram NSW Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service (WIRES): Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Australian Fire Services New South Wales Rural Fire Service: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Victoria’s […]

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WATCH: Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville in Trailer for Romantic Drama ‘Ordinary Love’

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No, you have something in your eye – a new trailer for romantic tearjerker Ordinary Love gives us a glimpse of the loving relationship between Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville‘s characters. They star as long-married couple Tom and Joan, who according to the film’s synopsis, share “their set habits, cozy bickering, and [the] assumption of […]

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10 Things You Never Knew About Taron Egerton

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Taron Egerton broke through in 2014’s surprise spy hit Kingsman: The Secret Service, but he’s earning the best reviews of his career for his performance as Sir Elton John in rollicking biopic Rocketman. As he adds a BAFTA nomination to his Golden Globe win, and the Oscar buzz continues to build, here are some things […]

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