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Samuel L. Jackson Talks Nick Fury Not Being In ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Black Panther’
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MARVEL'S THE AVENGERS #3

Nick Fury has been a major part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe since the very beginning. While Samuel L. Jackson‘s roles have been supporting ones, there is no doubt he plays a key part in the MCU. But he has been noticeably absent during the events of Phase 3.

Who knows what he would have done during Captain America: Civil War. And now it appears he won’t have a role in other films like Avengers: Infinity War, the untitled Avengers 4, and Black Panther. See what Jackson had to say below.

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SDCC 2017: ‘Captain Marvel’ Will Face Off Against The Skrulls
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 SDCC 2017 Captain Marvel Skrulls

Slowly but surely, Marvel Studios is beginning to regain the rights of their characters, in some shape or form, of course. It first started with sharing Spider-Man with Sony. And now, you can add the Skrulls back into the mix as they will be the main villains for Captain Marvel.

More on the story announced at Saturday night SDCC 2017 panel below.

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Quentin Tarantino’s New Film Inspired By Manson Family Murders
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Quentin Tarantino SDCC 2012 Django Unchained panel - photo by Geeks Of Doom

Whether or not Quentin Tarantino is telling us the truth about his retirement he’s been pondering after his tenth film remains to be seen, but if it is true, we’re going to have to enjoy every last minute of it because he has just announced what his ninth film will be about.

For his “penultimate” film, Tarantino has decided that it will focus on the Manson family murders. Quite a subject, and one that will probably have another unique take. Check out more about the film, below.

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M. Night Shyamalan Announces ‘Glass,’ An ‘Unbreakable’ & ‘Split’ Sequel
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Unbreakable starring Samuel L. Jackson

M. Night Shyamalan is having one hell of a career resurgence. From The Visit all the way to this year’s Split, audiences have grown to love the filmmaker’s recent directorial efforts.

Now he has announced Glass, as his newest project. But there is something special about this new title. It will be a sequel to both Split and Unbreakable. More on the story below. And minor spoilers will follow.

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Red Band Trailer For ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson Released
The Movie God   |  

The Hitman's Bodyguard

A red band trailer has been released for The Hitman’s Bodyguard, an upcoming comedy starring Ryan Reynolds as a bodyguard hired to protect an assassin played by Samuel L. Jackson. Also starring is Gary Oldman and Salma Hayek.

You can read more about the movie and watch the trailer below. But again…this is a red band trailer for a movie starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds. Proceed with caution, currently employed people.

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Movie Review: Kong: Skull Island
eelyajekiM   |  

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Kong: Skull Island
Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Screenwriter: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly
Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, Toby Kebbell, John Ortiz, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Shea Whigham, Thomas Mann, Terry Notary, John C. Reilly
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Rated PG | 118 Minutes
Release Date: March 10, 2017

“Hold onto your butts,” United States Army Lieutenant Colonel Preston Packard (Samuel L. Jackson) proclaims as he and his squad act as a military escort for an expedition team that charts a newly discovered island. You may have heard that line before in Jurassic Park, but the anxiousness that swells over before the outcome is the same nonetheless. In fact, that’s the kind of feeling you get when watching Kong: Skull Island. The unconventional story of the King of the Monsters doesn’t rehash the story that has been retold countless times; instead, it focuses solely on the island itself and the monsters that inhabit it. Check out the full review below.

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‘Kong Skull Island’ Trailer: There’s A Reason Why Kong Is King On This Island
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Perhaps the most interesting thing about the upcoming Kong: Skull Island is that the film is a period piece, that takes place almost entirely on the titular island. Set in the 1970s, an expedition team sets out to chart the recently discovered island only to find out that there are dark secrets and scary beasts that roam the land.

Previous trailers pretty much set the narrative and loose connections to the King of Monsters universe, that Warner Bros and Legendary are creating, but now this new trailer is all about the action between the humans killing the oversized monsters and Kong, who is king of the island.

Check out the newest trailer below.

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New ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Featurettes and Clips Released
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Kong: Skull Island Header

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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How ‘xXx: Return Of Xander Cage’ Celebrates International Stars and Fierce Women
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xXx Return of Xander Cage review

The one film you’d least expect to be so much fun while at the same time smashing the Bechdel test into pieces is xXx: Return of Xander Cage. But the Vin Diesel-starring vehicle does it with ease. Not only that, but it also celebrates some of the biggest global stars without painting them as a villain. It would be way too easy to look past this film, given that it is not part of a very successful franchise. However, the sequel doesn’t care about any of that. Instead, it raises the bar on absurd stunts and pushes the envelope on logic and physics. So much so that the film actually gets meta and pokes fun at itself. But really, if you look past all of that, you’ll see that it is actually a celebration of global stars and fierce women.

We got a chance recently to sit down with our fellow journalists to talk to Diesel and some of the cast of the film from Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, and Nina Dobrev to its director, D.J. Caruso. Each of one of them sharing the Diesel’s sentiment and all of them agreeing that it was so much fun to be a part of. Check out what they had to say here below.

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Movie Review: ‘xXx: Return Of Xander Cage’
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xXx Return of Xander Cage review

xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Director: D. J. Caruso
Screenwriter: F. Scott Frazier
Cast: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette, Samuel L. Jackson
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Rated PG-13 | 115 Minutes
Release Date: January 20, 2017

It never ceases to amaze me how much passion Vin Diesel has in seemingly dead in the water projects. Fast and Furious and Riddick were two Diesel franchise vehicles that never really got off the ground when they launched, but because of his dedication to the fans, they got sequels. The former much more popular than the latter, but the actor took it upon himself to breathe new life into the xXx films with xXx: Return of Xander Cage.

Never let it be said that Diesel doesn’t know how to have fun, because in xXx: Return of Xander Cage, there is plenty of it. There’s no political message, no over-sexualization of either gender, and no xenophobic thoughts. Instead, the film treats us to something everyone can enjoy. My full review below.

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