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Ben Affleck to Star in and Direct World War II Caper ‘Ghost Army’

Ben Affleck will star in and direct the Universal Pictures caper “Ghost Army,” based on the book “The Ghost Army of World War II,” written by Rick Beyer and Elizabeth Sayles, as well as the documentary “Ghost Army.” It’s unclear when the movie will go into production as it’s still in development and Affleck is […]
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Celebrities Dole Out Cash To 2020 Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates ahead of this week’s first quarter fundraising deadline. For months, candidates in the crowded field of more than a dozen contenders have aggressively courted key figures in music, television, publishing and film, who are one of the party’s most reliable sources of campaign cash. Although m...
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Stars from Willie Nelson to Anna Wintour donate to 2020 Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates ahead of this week’s first quarter fundraising deadline. For months, candidates in the crowded field of more than a dozen […]
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J.J. Abrams, Shonda Rhimes, Ben Affleck among stars giving to 2020 Democrats

Star Wars director J.J. Abrams, actor Ben Affleck, and Grey's Anatomy creator/showrunner Shonda Rhimes all gave money to California Sen. Kamala Harris in the opening months of her presidential campaign -- just a few of the many famous names scattered throughout Harris' and other 2020 Democrats' first quarter fundraising reports released this week.
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Netflix won't stop bragging about the millions of people who watch its mediocre original movies

Netflix said that 52 million households watched "Triple Frontier" in the first month, and is projecting 40 million households to watch "The Highwaymen" in the first month. Both movies received lackluster reviews from movie critics. The massive Netflix hit, "Bird Box," was viewed by 45 million accounts in the first week, and Netflix can't stop bragging about it, despite poor reviews. Netflix's biggest movies are its most mediocre, and Netflix can't stop bragging about them. The streaming giant...
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10 Films That Break The Fourth Wall

10 Films That Break The Fourth Wall ‘Breaking the fourth wall’ is a term that is used in various forms of media. It’s the act of a character in a story acknowledging that it is, in fact, a story and that we, the audience, know this. The trick is used in sitcoms pretty frequently, from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to Saved by the Bell. It’s a useful tool for comedic purposes, but it’s been used in other forms as well. Obviously, Deadpool and his creators are the ones who have utilized ‘breaking...
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The Joker's real name revealed: Fans think new movie is trolling Ben Affleck's Batman

The Joker movie will reveal the villain's backstory and alter-ego including his name, but fans think it's trolling Batman [Author: Lewis Knight]
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Is The 'Joker' Movie A Secret Burn On Ben Affleck?

By JM McNab  Published: April 04th, 2019 
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Sequel Bits: ‘The Accountant’, ‘Alien’, ‘Jumanji’, ‘John Wick’, ‘Avatar’, ‘Bad Boys’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Ben Affleck still wants to make an Accountant sequel. Ridley Scott might still be making an Alien: Covenant follow-up. See a new pic from Jumanji 3. Cinematographer Dan Laustsen talks John Wick: Chapter 3. A Game of Thrones actor has joined the cast of the Avatar sequels. Theresa Randle is back for Bad Boys 3. Remember The Accountant? That absolutely wacky movie with about ten different subplots, centered around Ben Affleck as an Autistic assassin? It was a...
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‘Justice League vs. The Fatal Five’ is a Love Letter to the Classic ‘Justice League Unlimited’ Cartoon

The hype for Justice League vs. The Fatal Five was real from the moment DC and Warner Bros. Animation announced that they had three of their most celebrated voice actors working on the film. Almost 13 years after the end of their show Justice League Unlimited , Kevin Conroy (Batman), George Newbern (Superman), and Susan Eisenberg (Wonder Woman) returned to reprise their roles together as DC’s Trinity. I never expected the gambit to pay off as well as it did, but now that I’ve seen the m...
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10 Best Kyle Chandler Movies

10 Best Kyle Chandler Movies Initially catching the eye of audiences and critics for his leading performance on NBC’s Friday Night Lights, actor Kyle Chandler has since become a rising star in the world of feature film. Acting since the late 80s but not really getting a big break until his casting on the show in 2006, Chandler now exists as one of the go-to actors for dramas (and even the occasional lighthearted performance, strangely enough). Chandler has a sort of southern charm about him,...
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Kevin Smith Reveals More ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Cameos from the View Askewniverse

Jay and Silent Bob Reboot has wrapped principal photography, with or without Ben Affleck. But this final week of production had plenty of cameos featuring stars from Kevin Smith‘s previous films in the View Askewniverse, and not just Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. The latest reveals from Kevin Smith include the return of the leading ladies from Chasing Amy and Clerks II, not to mention the return of a couple very serious actors. Find out the latest Jay and Silent Bob Reboot cameos below. ...
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Ben Affleck Open to Reuniting with Kevin Smith for ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’, But It Might Be Too Late

This month, Kevin Smith has been busy shooting Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. The film will act as a reboot/remake/sequel to Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, but as we’ve seen in various set photo revelations and production diaries, this is also a way for Kevin Smith to revisit his old movies and friends from the View Askewniverse (including Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, and Clerks II). But there’s been one face from Kevin Smith’s that everyone has assumed wouldn’t return. Kevin Smith used t...
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Who is the one true Batman? That answer and more as the Caped Crusader turns 80 at WonderCon

Jim Lee was 5 years old when his family moved to the United States in the ’60s. Though he didn’t read English, Lee understood what Batman was all about. “You could tell what was going on just from the pictures themselves,” says Lee, the co-publisher and chief creative officer for DC, which has been Batman’s home since his debut in 1939. Film producer Michael E. Uslan vividly remembers his own childhood encounter with Batman. He and his big brother had 50 cents, enough to buy five comic books in ...
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Ben Affleck’s Addiction Drama Set for Awards-Season Release

Warner Bros. has given Ben Affleck’s untitled addiction drama an awards-season-friendly release date of Oct. 18. The film, which has been known previously as “The Has-Been” and “Torrance,” is directed by Gavin O’Connor and stars Affleck as a former basketball player struggling with addiction, which has led to him losing his wife. As part of […]
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Anatomy of a Scene: Watch: Ben Affleck Pays for Catastrophic Actions in ‘Triple Frontier’

The director J.C. Chandor narrates a sequence from his feature.
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5 Irish Movies to Watch This Saint Patrick’s Day

5 Irish Movies to Watch This Saint Patrick’s Day Saint Patrick was a missionary and bishop in Ireland during the 5th century. Born in AD 385, Patrick knew that he was destined for great things. When he was sixteen years old, Patrick was kidnapped by Irish Raiders and taken into slavery. According to The Declaration (not of Independence- that came later — this was more of an autobiography-type-thing that Saint P wrote himself), God told Patrick to flee to the coast (because even back then, eve...
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Ezra Miller Rewriting Flash Movie Script With Grant Morrison

Ezra Miller Rewriting Flash Movie Script With Grant Morrison It’s a battle for the soul of the DC Extended Universe! According to The Hollywood Reporter, star Ezra Miller (Justice League, Fantastic Beasts franchise) has been clashing with writer/directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein (Game Night, Spider-Man: Homecoming) over their creative vision for The Flash solo movie. The filmmakers want a lighter take, whereas Miller wants to go a darker route. To settle the conflict, Warner...
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Matt Reeves Confirms Filming Start for The Batman

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Matt Reeves confirms filming start for The Batman During a random Q&A on Twitter, director Matt Reeves has only answered one relevant question regarding Warner Bros. Pictures’ forthcoming superhero film The Batman, confirming that the highly-anticipated film will start filming later this year. Looking like sometime around year’s end. — Matt Reeves (@mattreevesLA) March 15, 2019 PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}...
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Now Stream This: ‘Free Solo’, ‘The Aviator’, ‘Triple Frontier’, ‘Christopher Robin’ and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) Need something to stream today, this weekend, or even beyond? Good, you’ve come to the right place. This week, we have a nerve-wracking documentary; one of the best Scorsese/DiCaprio collaborations; a bunch of burly men firing guns; some wonderful Gerard Butler trash; a creepy kid; a one-room thriller; a tradionally animated epic; a kind-hearted fa...
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Cavna on Batman

Sen. Patrick Leahy was in 5 Batman movies. Now he's written the foreword for the superhero's 80th anniversary. [in print as Sen. Leahy answers the Bat-Signal]. By Michael Cavna Washington Post March 14 2019, p. C1, 5 And I missed this one: Leaving Batman behind is the best thing that could happen...
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Ben Affleck Loves His Back Tattoo, Thank You Very Much

Out of all the celebrity tattoos in Hollywood, the massive phoenix on Ben Affleck's back reigns supreme as the one we've been most fixated on for the longest. Nearly four years since the ink was first unveiled — accidentally, captured by paparazzi — Affleck has talked frankly about the much-discussed piece for the very first time. Guess what? He loves it, and doesn't really care what you think.On today's episode of Ellen, Affleck sits down with the comedian and talk-show host to promote his lat...
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5 Incredible True Life Stories Made Into Movies

Captivating, emotional, and uplifting, movies that are based on true stories are incredibly successful. And for many good reasons, as they help to motivate and encourage people to follow their dreams, and make us feel good about the complicated experience that is life itself. Here are just five of our favourite true-life story movies that are perfect viewing if you need to raise your spirits. 1. Catch Me If You Can (2002) Detailing the life and experiences of a teenager who left home and ...
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Ben Affleck Loves His ‘Meaningful’ Back Tattoo Even If You Hate It

The actor previously denied the tattoo's authenticity and called it "fake" in 2016.
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Superhero Bits: Batman Toy Voice in ‘Shazam’ Revealed, Grant Gustin Reacts to ‘Arrow’ Ending & More

What special features will be on the Titans season one home video release? Is it all right if Captain Marvel is just an okay movie? What does The Flash star Grant Gustin have to say about Arrow being canceled? When does the Batwoman pilot take place in the Arrowverse timeline? Who voices the Batman toy in Shazam? Is Ben Affleck still up to direct a DC Comics movie? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson and the rest of the Captain Marvel cast ta...
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How Many Times Has Jennifer Lopez Been Engaged? How Many Times Has She Been Married?

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are engaged. The couple, who have been dating since 2017, announced the happy news by posting the same photo on Instagram—an image of their hands, with Lopez wearing a massive diamond engagement ring.This engagement is far from the first for J.Lo, who has been proposed to numerous times over the years.J.Lo has been engaged five times, as far as public knowledge is concerned, and her and A-Rod’s future wedding will mark her fourth marriage.Lopez was married to Oj...
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Ben Affleck’s Action Star Evolution in 10 Movies, From ‘Dazed and Confused’ to ‘Triple Frontier’

Ben Affleck takes center stage in Netflix’s upcoming “Triple Frontier,” and the pic is far from Affleck’s first as an established leading man action star. However, it took him a few films to get his bona fides, going from comedic side character to gruff hero with several stages of evolution along the way. In his […]
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Fan photos: premiere of “Triple Frontier” in New York

Netflix’s new movie “Triple Frontier” held its red carpet premiere in New York last Sunday, March 3rd. After a day of junkets in the city, the cast arrived at the Rose Hall a little before 7pm, during the beginning of a snowstorm. Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, Pedro Pascal, Garrett Hedlund, and Oscar Isaac were rushed inside the […] The post Fan photos: premiere of “Triple Frontier” in New York appeared first on On Location Vacations.
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