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New ‘Rick and Morty’ Song Released While We Wait For Season 3
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Rick and Morty

We’re still awaiting word on when we might get to see season three of Adult Swim’s animated comedy Rick and Morty. And that’s fine. As I’ve said in the past, I can be patient for a show like this. I’d much rather it take an unbearably long time for a new season to arrive and have it be as brilliant as the first two seasons were, than have a mediocre show with a few good episodes already four or five seasons in.

While we pace around, ignoring all life responsibilities until we know for sure when Rick and Morty is returning, a new video has been released sharing a previously unheard song. You can check it out below.

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Blu-ray Review: Hacksaw Ridge
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Hacksaw Ridge Blu-ray review

Hacksaw Ridge
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Director: Mel Gibson
Screenwriter: Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan
Cast: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Vince Vaughn
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
Rated PG | 104 Minutes
Release Date: February 21, 2017

I’m not one for the over-dramatized, based on a true story kind of movie. But for most of them, there is something special and inspirational that makes me want to know more about the subject’s story. Case in point, Hacksaw Ridge.

Now I didn’t know anything about Desmond Doss’ harrowing story of how he refused to take up arms during World War II, but ended up saving multiple lives during the Battle of Okinawa. But to see it on the big screen was something else. The fact that it was also directed by Mel Gibson did add some concern to it, given his outrageous behavior and reputation. Still, the film managed to meet my expectations. Check out my review below.

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TV Review: Taboo 1.7 “Episode 7”
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Taboo
Episode 1.7 “Episode 7”
Written by Steven Knight
Directed by Anders Engstrom
Starring Tom Hardy, Oona Chaplin, David Hayman, Michael Kelly, Jonathan Pryce, Jefferson Hall, Franka Potente, David Hayman
FX
Air date: February 21st, 2017

Last week on FX’s Taboo, we went off the deep end. James Delaney (Tom Hardy) is trying desperately to get out of 1814 London with with a supply of gunpowder, so he can sail to Nootka Sound and trade with the Chinese. Standing in his way is greedy American Dumbarton (Michael Kelly), who blackmails him for his entire payload of powder. Add to this, what he truly desires more than anything is his half sister Zilpha (Oona Chaplin). She, in the best scene in the entire series, dispatched of her abusive husband Thorne (Jefferson Hall), and went to James only for him to nearly strangle her in a bizarre sexual encounter, that was interrupted by visions of his native mother. His visions take an even worse turn when a drunken stumbling Delaney wakes up next to the dead body of Winter (Ruby-May Martinwood), the daughter of Helga (Franka Potente) who was a member of his “League of the Damned” but now may prove his biggest threat. Helga, the East India Company, the Americans, and the Crown… all are after James Delaney as we enter the penultimate episode of Taboo.

Spoilers for this week’s episode of Taboo below:

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New ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Featurettes and Clips Released
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Warner Brothers Pictures has released a collection of promos for the next King Kong movie, titled Kong: Skull Island. The movie is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, and stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Samuel L. Jackson, Corey Hawkins, and Jason Mitchell.

The videos include two new featurettes, one a two-minute preview called “All Hail the King,” and the other an almost three-minute IMAX experience featurette. The rest of the videos are clips, ranging from 24 seconds to over one minute, titled “Monsters Exist,” “Monster Battle,” “Magnificence For This,” “Graveyard,” and “Is That A Monkey?”

You can read more about the movie and check out all of these videos below.

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TV Review: The Flash 3.13 “Attack on Gorilla City “
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The Flash
Season 3 Episode 13: “Attack on Gorilla City”
Directed by Dermott Downs
Written by Aaron Helbing & David Kob
Starring Grant Gustin, Jesse L. Martin, Danielle Panabaker, Candice Patton, Carlos Valdes, Tom Cavanagh, Keiynan Lonsdale, Tom Felton
Created by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, Geoff Johns
The CW
Air Date: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, 8:00pm

Two weeks ago on The Flash, the meta of the day was one that Alchemy aka Julian (Tom Felton) had awakened. His touch had the ability to cause matter to disintegrate, and people to decompose to ash. That meta, Clive Yorkin (Matthew Kevin Anderson), went after cops that collared him in Flashpoint. He touched Iris (Candice Patton) to hurt Joe West (Jesse L. Martin). Barry (Grant Gustin) figured that out, so Cisco (Carlos Valdes) vibed there to find the next target. Yorkin caused a train full of people to be in danger, so Barry vibed the whole train safely through, leaving Kid Flash (Keiynan Lonsdale) to vibe (for the first time) through Yorkin with a neutralizer.

Spoilers below.

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Villain Cast As Lead In Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ TV Series
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Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton - Game of Thrones Season 6

Marvel and ABC have found one of the leads for their Inhumans TV series in one mean Game of Thrones villain.

It’s been announced that Iwan Rheon, best known for his work playing the evil Ramsay Bolton on the hit HBO fantasy drama, has been chosen to take on the role of Maximus in Marvel’s Inhumans.

You can find more on the story below, including info on the character and statements on the news, below.

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Honest Trailers Presents Oscars 2017
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Honest Trailers Oscars 2017

It’s been awhile since I’ve reviewed an Honest Trailer, but it is Oscar season and the gang at Screen Junkies set out to tackle the 9 Best Picture nominees. Along with the films, narrator Jon Bailey takes aim at Hollywood and the President in this latest edition. With so many films nominated, let’s get right to it.

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PAX South 2017: Info On Medieval Puzzle Game ‘Haimrik’
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At this year’s PAX South, I spoke with Carlos Rocha, the CEO and founder of Below the Game. Carlos founded the company in 2009 with a desire to make meaningful storytelling games.

With a passion for literature, he sought to combine his readings with games in an interactive way never seen before, and during an experimental project four years ago Haimrik was born.

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Video: Josh Gad Recruits An All-Star Cast To Pry ‘Star Wars’ Spoilers From Daisy Ridley
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

It appears that Josh Gad persistently trying to pry Star Wars: The Last Jedi spoilers from Daisy Ridley will be an ongoing thing. For the first and second videos, it’s just been him trying to get answers to his questions. When that was going nowhere, he enlisted the help of his Murder on the Orient Express co-star Dame Judi Dench. The video seemed to have the answers to his questions, but it cut off at the right moment.

Obviously we aren’t getting anywhere with Gad leading the questioning, so he’s recruited some extra help. Let’s just say there is a bit of a crossover going on with stars and filmmakers from Murder on the Orient Express, Jurassic World, The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Hamilton, and even Star Wars: The Force Awakens questioning her. And no, I’m not talking about Daisy Ridley, herself. Check out who else wants to know more about Star Wars: The Last Jedi in the video below.

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Hulu Orders 10 Episodes Of Stephen King Series ‘Castle Rock’ From J.J. Abrams
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Castle Rock

Hulu already has one series based on the work of Stephen King and produced by J.J. Abrams, 11.22.63. Now another one is on the way.

The streaming service has ordered 10 episodes of a new series titled Castle Rock from King and Abrams, through Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television. The title is the same name as the fictional town in Maine many of King’s stories are set in, part of his shared overall multiverse. The series will be set in that same multiverse. The new project from King and Abrams was first announced a few days back, followed by today’s confirmation of the number of episodes ordered.

You can read more about the show and check out a recently released teaser for it below.

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