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Based on the 2009 book of the same name by David Grann, The Lost City of Z is an upcoming action adventure biographical film about Percy Fawcett. He was a British explorer who searched for a lost ancient city in the Amazon. Charlie Hunnam plays him in the movie.

In 1925, Fawcett along with his party disappeared and were never seen again. Over the next few decades, several attempts have been made to retrace his path including a 1996 expedition of Brazilian adventurers.

Directed by James Gray (The Immigrant), the film features a stellar cast including Tom Holland, Robert Pattison and Sienna Miller who plays Fawcett’s wife, Nina. Brad Pitt serves as one of the producers of the flick.

No release date has been set yet. Check out the first trailer below.

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Zendaya Snags Mystery Role For Spider-Man Reboot

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Spider-Man is receiving yet another reboot whether we like it or not. Personally, I could do without but that’s my two cents.

Tom Holland steps in to play the web-slinger previously played by Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maquire before that. “Something New” singer Zendaya joins the project in a mysterious lead role.

Deadline reports the 19-year-old entertainer will play a character named Michelle. It’s believed it won’t be a romantic interest for Peter Parker but it will be a major part in the superhero film which also features Marisa Tomei as Aunt May.

Sony and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man reboot won’t swing into theaters until July 7, 2017 but moviegoers will get their first look at Holland as Spidey in this summer’s Captain America: Civil War.

Interested in another Spider-Man reboot? Why or why not? Weigh in below.


Even though it’s Star Wars Week on Jimmy Kimmel, that isn’t stopping ABC from promoting the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s all about corporate synergy these days folks.

The first teaser trailer doesn’t give away too much except for the fact Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr) are on the outs due to Steve Rogers wanting to protect his old friend, Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan). Should we prep ourselves for an epic fight between these two Avengers?

The third installment of the Captain America franchise will give fans the first look at Tom Holland as Spider-man and marks the first appearance of Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther. They’ll join returning players Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, Paul Rudd as Ant-Man, Anthony Mackie as Falcon, Emily VanCamp as Agent 13 and Paul Bettany as Vision in the highly-anticipated flick.

Captain America: Civil War invades theaters everywhere on May 6. Check out the teaser trailer below.

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Sony Pictures Finds Its New Spider-Man

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Despite being contracted for at least three Spider-man films, Andrew Garfield won’t be playing the web-slinger in anymore sequels. The 31-year-old actor is being replaced in yet another reboot of the superhero franchise. Seriously, how many times is Sony Pictures planning on rebooting the popular Stan Lee character?

“Sony, Marvel, Kevin and I all knew that for Peter Parker, we had to find a vibrant, talented young actor capable of embodying one of the most well-known characters in the world. With Tom, we’ve found the perfect actor to bring Spider-Man’s story into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” – Producer Amy Pascal

Find out below which talented young actor has been tapped to play Peter Parker next.

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Movie Review: The Impossible

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When I first heard the premise of this film, I thought it was going to be a typical Hollywood disaster movie. You know what I’m talking about- a glamorization of the tragic events from that dreadful day in 2004. Can you believe it’s been eight years since then?

Thankfully, The Impossible is more than an action movie. It’s a powerful story about the strength of the human spirit. The film tells the real-life harrowing tale of a family’s experience surviving the tsunami while on Christmas vacation. Though it’s based on a Spanish family’s story, the film switched things up and transformed them into a British one. There’s the Hollywood twist 😉

I first saw the film a couple of weeks ago at an early screening, but since reviews are embargoed til opening day, I’ve been chomping at the bit to write my article. Mere words can’t even begin to describe how fantastic this film is and don’t even get me started about the performances. I’m so glad the film is getting some recognition during the awards season. Truly well-deserved.

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At the beginning of the awards season, Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty looked unstoppable. With Lincoln leading the pack with 13 nominations at the 2013 Critics Choice Movie Awards, it’s looking like a two horse race for the Best Picture Oscar. The Steven Spielberg film earned CCMA nods for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Best Supporting Actor (Tommy Lee Jones) and Best Supporting Actress (Sally Field) to name a few.

Also scoring multiple noms is Jennifer Lawrence. The 22-year-old actress has four chances to win an award when the winners are announced on The CW on Thursday, January 10, 2013. She’s in the running for Best Actress, Best Actress in a Comedy, and Best Ensemble for The Silver Linings Playbook, as well as Best Actress in an Action Movie for The Hunger Games. Her Silver Linings Playbook co-star Bradley Cooper was also recognized.

Out of all the nominations, the one I’m most excited for is Naomi Watts finally getting some love for her amazing work in The Impossible. I attended an early screening of the flick and was blown away. It’s her movie along with Tom Holland’s breakthrough performance. That kid is EVERYTHING in the tsunami flick. Holland as well received some love from the Critics Choice Movie Awards. Check out all the nominees below.

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2013 Oscar Watch: National Board of Review Winners

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A couple of days after Kathryn Bigelow’s film scored top honors from the New York Film Critics Circle, Zero Dark Thirty nabs another win. The National Board of Review bestows Best Film honors to the Osama bin Laden movie. Bigelow also won for Best Director. Is Zero Dark Thirty the film to beat at the upcoming Academy Awards? It’s certainly a contender, but keep this in mind. The last time the NBR picked the eventual Oscar Best Film winner was back in 2008 when Slumdog Millionaire danced its way to the podium.

Zero Dark Thirty also earned an award in one of the acting categories. Jessica Chastain who plays a CIA agent on the hunt for bin Laden won Best Actress. Bradley Cooper beat out Oscar frontrunner Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln) for Best Actor for his work in Silver Linings Playbook. On the supporting front, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ann Dowd were honored for Django Unchained and Compliance respectively.

Out of all the winners, the one I’m most ecstatic about is Tom Holland’s win in the Breakthrough Actor category. I literally just walked out of a screening for The Impossible and can’t say enough great things about Holland. He was EVERYTHING in that film. The trailers made it look like it was all about Ewan McGregor, but it wasn’t. The entire movie is an acting tour de force from Holland and Naomi Watts. Definitely check out this film. Be warned: bring lots of tissues. I cried at least ten times. Check out the rest of the winners below.

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