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Episode #52: It’s Spooky Season + The Home Edit Joins Us!

Hello, hello. It’s officially spooky season (our podcast, our rules) and this week we’re chatting about all the fall things. We’re also joined by Clea and Joanna of The Home Edit! They’ve got a new Netflix show streaming as well as a book that’s about to launch … so we have a lot of chat about. You can stream the episode here on the blog or on  iTunes ,  Spotify ,  Google Play ,  TuneIn ,  Pocket Casts , and  Stitcher . You can find the podcast posts archive here . Show Notes:  -Link to Davi...
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ComingSoon’s 2020 Back to School Gift Guide

ComingSoon’s 2020 Back to School Gift Guide It’s that time again, time to go back to school. It’s been an unconventional year, but, whether it be online or in-person, students all around the world are gearing up to hit the books (some are already back in class). If you’re lucky enough to have completed your education, you might want to get the students in your life something to encourage/aid them in these tumultuous times. Practical/fun things. But how do you know what gifts to get for your ...
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Gift Guide, Games, Usa, TV, Movies, Nbc, College, Robin Williams, Superman, Los Angeles, David, Back To School, Gear, Broadway

CS Score Reviews Casper and Chats with Emmy Nominee Amanda Jones

CS Score Reviews Casper and Chats with Emmy Nominee Amanda Jones Welcome back, film score lovers! We’ve got an amazing batch of goodies for you to check out this week. First up, we take a deep dive into La La Land’s terrific 2-CD release of Casper and chat with Emmy nominated composer Amanda Jones, who produced terrific work for the Apple original TV series, Home. The Tax Collector Michael Yezerski First up, Filmtrax (via BFD/The Orchard) has just released the original motion picture sound...
Tags: Apple, Japan, Movies, Lionsgate, Los Angeles, David, Maine, Casper, Emmy, Jumanji, Steven Spielberg, Anthony, Jones, James, James Horner, Eric Idle

Johnson's Jumanji is next-level fun: It’s James King's Week in Films

It’s a spectacular week on the small screen, with eye-popping new adventures from...
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Watched at Home: Top 20 Streaming Films for the Week of July 23

Watched at Home: Top 20 Streaming Films for the Week of July 23 Welcome back, fellow couch potatoes! It’s the weekend, which means you made it — you survived another week of isolation. Now, it’s time to kick back and watch some movies and/or TV shows! And hopefully you guys find something new to watch, because last week’s lineup was pretty bland according to The Digital Entertainment Group’s latest Watched at Home list. Case in point: Trolls World Tour was No. 1. Again. Will anything dethron...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Harry Potter, Tom Hardy, Jumanji, Paramount, Yellowstone, WB, Capone, Scooby Doo, Movie News, Coll, Digital Entertainment Group, Streaming News, Scoob, Trolls World Tour

CS Interview: Yvette Nicole Brown on Fun Disney+ Game Show The Big Fib

CS Interview: Yvette Nicole Brown on fun Disney+ game show The Big Fib got the opportunity to chat with Community alum Yvette Nicole Brown to discuss her exciting new project The Big Fib, an educational game show on Disney+ in which she stars alongside Jumanji vet Rhys Darby and is set to premiere on the streaming service on May 22! RELATED: Exclusive: Yvette Nicole Brown on Community Reunion, Possible Movie! When she first got the call from producers Haymaker TV offering to...
Tags: TV, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Interview, Disney, Features, Tom Hanks, TV News, Community, John Stamos, Pluto, Jumanji, Brown, Darby, Rhys

Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Turning ‘Bubble’ Podcast Into Animated Adult Feature with Matt Tolmach at Sony (EXCLUSIVE) 

Following the success of “Sausage Party,” Point Grey principals Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have found their next animated project for adults. Sources tell Variety that Sony Pictures Animation is developing a movie based on the 2018 podcast “Bubble” with Point Grey and “Jumanji’s” Matt Tolmach producing. Tolmach will produce through his Tolmach productions with […]
Tags: News, Sony, Seth Rogen, Jumanji, Bubble, Sony Pictures Animation, Grey, Variety, Matt Tolmach, Seth Rogen Evan Goldberg, Evan Goldberg, Sausage Party, Tolmach, Sausage Party Point Grey

Aaron Paul, Karen Gillan to Lead Sci-Fi Thriller Dual

Aaron Paul, Karen Gillan to Lead Sci-Fi Thriller Dual The cast for Riley Stearns (The Art of Self-Defense)’ next project, the sci-fi thriller Dual, is building up in a major fashion as Aaron Paul (Westworld) and Karen Gillan (Jumanji: The Next Level) have joined the roster, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Westworld Season 3 Episode 7 Recap The film, which is being written and directed by Stearns, will follow a terminally ill woman (Gillan) who opts for a cloning procedure to ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Black Mirror, Aaron Paul, Jumanji, Cannes, Jesse Eisenberg, Matt Smith, Michelle Yeoh, PAUL, Riley, Eisenberg, Stearns, XYZ, Karen Gillan, Gillan

Check Out These Free Print-and-Play Games, Plus More in Tabletop Gaming News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. Things are...complicated right now. Some game companies have had to shut down production, while others are releasing free games to help folks out during social distancing. We’ve got all of that plus some exciting…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Jurassic Park, Board Games, Jumanji, RPG, Mondo, Tabletop Games, Captain Marvel, Tales from the Loop, Gaming Shelf

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ Director Jake Kasdan on the Filmmaking Education of Making a Big Blockbuster [Interview]

Jake Kasdan, once known exclusively as a comedy director, is now playing in the big leagues. With just the right amount of nostalgia and newness, Kasdan turned Jumanji into one of the biggest modern franchises around. While the large scale and effects were initially new to him, he’s now growing comfortable working at that level. Kasdan made his directorial debut with a sharp ’90s noir with a killer Bill Pullman performance, Zero Effect. It features a Pullman performance deserving of more love i...
Tags: Movies, Interview, Features, Sequels, Sony, Ben Stiller, Jack, Orange County, Jack Black, Bill Pullman, Jumanji, New Girl, Mike White, Blu Ray, Harold Ramis, Jake-Kasdan

Jumanji Director Jake Kasdan on How Next Level Continued to Pay Homage to the Original

The Jumanji franchise is both surprisingly simple and subtly unique. The simple part is that its two most recent films stand together as one story. Boom. Got it. However, those two films also serve as subtle sequels to the 1995 Jumanji film that, besides the title, seems completely unrelated. So when you’re talking…Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Sony, Jumanji, Nostalgia, Jake Kasdan, Jumanji Welcome To The Jungle, Jumanji 3, Jumanji The Next Level

2 of MrBeast's childhood friends explain what it's like to work on the YouTube star's team, from dropping $60,000 on a video to going on 'travel sprees'

Chris Tyson and Chandler Hallow work full time for YouTube star Jimmy Donaldson, known online as MrBeast (30 million subscribers). Tyson and Hallow are two of Donaldson's childhood best friends and they began working for him full time around 2 years ago. They shared what it has been like to work for one of YouTube's most popular creators. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Jimmy Donaldson, the popular internet star known online as MrBeast, decided to create and post vid...
Tags: New York, Instagram, California, Youtube, Trends, Ken Burns, North Carolina, Jumanji, South Carolina, Usc, Donaldson, Jimmy, Tyson, New York Florida, Hallow, Chris Tyson

Revisiting ‘The Rocketeer,’ Disney’s Early Superhero Masterpiece

(Welcome to Out of the Disney Vault, where we explore the unsung gems and forgotten disasters currently streaming on Disney+.) In 1991, Walt Disney Pictures released two of the very best films to ever fall under their banner. That fall, they would release Beauty and the Beast to widespread acclaim from audiences, critics, and the film industry as a whole. The animated adaptation of the tale as old as time became the first animated film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Nazis, Robin Hood, Tim Burton, Disney, Indiana, Features, Chicago, Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, James Bond, Warren Beatty, Walt Disney Company, Batman, Indiana Jones

'Bad Boys for Life' tops the box office for an incredible third-straight weekend and becomes the franchise's highest-grosser in just 17 days

Sony's "Bad Boys for Life" won the domestic box office for a third-straight weekend with $17.7 million. The movie is now the highest-grossing title in the franchise. Its domestic total to date is $148 million. Paramount's "The Rhythm Section" has the worst opening for a wide release in 2020 so far, as it only brought in $2.8 million on 3,000 screens. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It may still be very early, but there can be no dispute: Sony is dominating the early days o...
Tags: Hollywood, Trends, Fbi, Sony, Orion, Miami, Will Smith, Ken Burns, Warner Bros, Jumanji, Blake, Jerry Bruckheimer, Dolittle, Martin Lawrence, McDonald s Monopoly, Gretel Hansel

Diversity in Films Makes Good Business Sense

Watching “Star Trek” as a child sent a message to a young Dr. Mae Jemison that she could be an astronaut. Jemison, whose 1992 expedition on the space shuttle Endeavour made her the first black woman in the world to travel into space, has loved science ever since she was little. And this show made […]
Tags: Spotlight, Jumanji, Mae Jemison, Jemison, Party Of Five, One Day At A Time, Bad Boys For Life, Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector

'Bad Boys For Life' wins the box office with huge holiday weekend

Sony has revamped some of its franchises to big box office numbers in recent years. Spider-Man swung back into action with blockbuster numbers at the box office (thanks to an assist from Disney's Marvel Studios) and Jumanji followed soon after, notching huge totals around the world (thanks to an assist from Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson).
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Overheard in the Living Room...

[offscreen sound of soft thump on front porch]Me: "Are you expecting a package?" RX: "Actually, I don't know." Me: "Me either."[sound of front door opening and closing]Me: "Goddammit." RX: "What?" Me: "Someone left a vermiform appendix lying on our front porch." RX: "Is that the real Yellow Pages?" Me: "It's going right in the trash. When's the last time you looked something up in a paper phone book?" [mimes Robin Williams in Jumanji] "WHAT YEAR IS IT?!?" RX: "I'll bet if you called someone in t...
Tags: Wtf, Guns, Robin Williams, Jumanji, Tam, T'hee, Overheard

Cool Stuff: Let This ‘Jumanji’ Board Game Replica Turn Your Living Room into a Jungle

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the family adventure movie Jumanji. Adapted from the 1981 children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, the movie features a board game that brings all the dangers of a jungle into the suburbs. Stampedes, mischievous monkeys, deadly spiders, a relentless hunter, and a grown man sucked into the game 20 years before all wreak havoc on the lives of two young orphans. Now you can bring a Jumanji board game replica home to play yourself. Jumanji B...
Tags: Movies, Jumanji, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, TriStar Pictures, Chris Van Allsburg

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ Star Alex Wolff on What He Learned From ‘Hereditary’ and Making His Directorial Debut [Interview]

Alex Wolff can be seen in theaters now as Spencer in Jumanji: The Next Level, but the son of actress Polly Draper has a lot more going on equally worth talking about. He recently wrote and directed his debut film, The Cat and the Moon, an unflinchingly honest portrayal of rowdy teenagers with Wolff himself playing a troubled youth who moves to New York City to live with his father’s best friend following his mother’s admittance into rehab and the death of his musician father. It’s an emotional ...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, New York City, Toronto, Features, Hereditary, Alec Baldwin, Liev Schreiber, Jumanji, NICK, Nicolas Cage, Danny DeVito, Spencer, Eliza, Mike Epps, Ray Romano

The Morning Watch: Brie Larson’s Elf on the Shelf, Pittsburgh Penguins Do ‘The Santa Clause’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this Christmas edition, Captain Marvel star Brie Larson becomes an Elf on a Shelf to help deal with some of those pesky holiday problems that bug everyone each year. Plus, the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team partakes in t...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Dwayne-Johnson, Santa Claus, Snl, Kevin-Hart, Sony Pictures, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jumanji, Elf, Brie Larson, Pittsburgh Penguins, Video Of The Day, Saturday-Night-Live, The Morning Watch, The Santa Clause

‘Jumanji 2’ Rules Overseas Box Office With $85 Million

Sony’s “Jumanji: The Next Level” powered international box office charts, collecting $85 million from 34 markets over the weekend. The action-packed sequel kicked off in North America with $60 million for a global start of $145 million. “Jumanji: The Next Level” debuted in a handful of foreign territories last weekend, bringing box office receipts to […]
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'Jumanji: The Next Level' opens with a powerful $60 million, while 'Richard Jewell' marks an almost decade low earning for Clint Eastwood

"Jumanji: The Next Level" topped the domestic box office with a big $60.1 million opening. Clint Eastwood's "Richard Jewell" was a bust, as the movie only brought in $5 million. The movie marks the first time an Eastwood-directed title didn't earn at least $10 million since 2010's "Hereafter." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Sony's "Jumanji: The Next Level" flexed its muscles big time over the weekend, dethroning "Frozen II" at the domestic box office with an estimated $60...
Tags: Matt Damon, Disney, Trends, Fbi, Clint Eastwood, Jon Hamm, Sony, Ken Burns, Warner Bros, Olivia Wilde, Jumanji, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jewell, Danny Glover, Eastwood, Karen Gillan

'Jumanji' has strong box office opening as 'Frozen 2' crosses $1 billion

Sony and Disney had a nice box office weekend as "Jumanji: The Next Level" exceeded expectations and "Frozen 2" crossed $1 billion.
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‘Jumanji: Reverse the Curse’ VR Attraction Will Let You Enter The Jungle

No one seems to have a good time in the Jumanji movies — they tend to be accidentally sucked into the mystical game and have to fight to escape. But the upcoming Jumanji: Reverse the Curse VR attraction allows you to actually play the game as it is meant to be enjoyed, without dealing with all those above dangers or the untold body horror of being stuck in another person. Sony Pictures Virtual Reality is teaming up with virtual reality company The VOID to present Jumanji: Reverse the Curse, ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Video Games, Sony, Jumanji, Oberon, Action/Adventure, Sony Pictures Virtual Reality, Jumanji: Reverse the Curse

The Void Teams Up With Sony Pictures on ‘Jumanji’ VR Experience (EXCLUSIVE)

Location-based virtual reality (VR) startup The Void has teamed up with Sony Pictures Virtual Reality for a new “Jumanji: Reverse the Curse” VR experience that will be available at select The Void locations starting November 27. The experience will launch just ahead of the premiere of “Jumanji: The Next Level,” which is set to premiere […]
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More Fun Humor in Final Trailer for 'Jumanji: The Next Level' Sequel

"This next adventure is even more challenging!" Sony Pictures has debuted the second & final trailer for the sequel Jumanji: The Next Level, the follow-up to the new Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle movie that was a sort-of sequel to the original Jumanji movie from 1995. This time, they get sent back into the game but the characters are switched - different people end up with the same four avatars. But where is everyone else? Nothing is as they expect inside. The players must brave parts unkno...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Sony Pictures, Jumanji, To Watch, Dania Ramirez, Dwayne Johnson Jack Black Kevin Hart Karen Gillan

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ Trailer: The Gang Gets Out of the Jungle

After the sensational box office success of 2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, director Jake Kasdan and co. knew they had to bring its sequel to a whole new level. And they did more than simply title the third Jumanji film Jumanji: The Next Level. They brought in two legendary comedians in the form of Danny DeVito and Danny Glover — for about the 15 minutes of the movie. The rest of the movie will consist of Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart doing DeVito and Glover impressions, respectively. Ge...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Nick Jonas, Dwayne-Johnson, Sequels, Sony, Kevin-Hart, Movie Trailers, Johnson, Jack-Black, Jumanji, Anthony, Danny DeVito, Turner, Hart, Martha

Jumanji: The Next Level Final Trailer Takes You On a New Adventure

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jumanji: The Next Level final trailer takes you on a new adventure Sony Pictures has released the final trailer for the highly-anticipated  threequel Jumanji: The Next Level, highlighting the titular game’s newest features as it takes our favorite characters into a whole new adventure. Featuring lots of new footage, you can check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Jumanji: The Next Level Trailer Goes Back to the Jungle In The Next Level, the gang is back but ...
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Watch: 4-Minute Horror Short 'You'll Live' from Director Brian Lipko

"Roll or face the consequences. Last one to die, wins." Holy crap YES! I love it when a filmmaker can put together an incredible idea in just a few minutes and scare the crap out of you in the process. You'll Live is the latest horror short made by Brian Lipko, who also made the two-minute horror short Drip previously. This time he introduces us to a mysterious Jumanji-esque (the old movie not the new ones) board game that is much more evil than playful. Starring Carolina Kenney, Michael Sou...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Short Film, Jumanji, To Watch, Brian Lipko, Sam Han