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‘Cassian Andor’ Series Eyeing To Begin Filming In June – Cassian’s Backstory Set To Be Explored (EXCLUSIVE)

We have learned that the Disney+ ‘Cassian Andor’ series is indeed moving forward and is currently eyeing to begin filming in June, the series will shoot in Europe. This news comes following the announcement that the series was almost canceled at Disney+ until Tony Gilroy, who also worked on the extensive reshoots for ‘Rogue One’,…

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Dan Trachtenberg Set To Direct ‘Skulls’ For Fox/Disney (EXCLUSIVE)

We have learned that Dan Trachtenberg is set to direct ‘Skulls’ for Fox/Disney. The filmmaker is previously known for directing ‘Black Mirror’ Season 3 Episode 2, ‘The Boys’ Season 1 Episode 1 and ‘10 Cloverfield Lane’. He also was set to direct ‘Uncharted’ for Sony Pictures until he left due to creative differences with the…

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‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ Review – Very Funny Mediocrity

The latter half of 2017 welcomed a complete surprise, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. It was a wonderfully hilarious romp that went on to storm the box office. To many people's surprise, it was a massive success financially and critically. After a two year gap, we are invited back into the jungle with Jumanji: The…

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‘The Mandalorian’ Chapter 5 Review – New Faces on a Familiar Planet

The last episode of The Mandalorian solidified the series’ first season trajectory: a loose overarching plot of a Mando (Pedro Pascal) trying to protect a mysterious force-sensitive child (dubbed “Baby Yoda” by the fans) on the run, with a few standalone episodes along the way. Chapter 4, Sanctuary, very much felt like a self-contained story, but one…

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‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Season 3 is Amazing but Could use a Little Controversy – Spoiler Free Review

To bring things up to pace: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel follows Miriam "Midge" Maisel as she tries to become a successful stand-up comic in the early 1960s. Struggling with societal, cultural, social pressures, and stigmas- she uses her positively independent nature to fight back and climb her way to the top. In the second season,…

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DiscussingFilm’s Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Every Cinephile in Your Life

This list was curated and written by Courtney L. and Andrew J. S. Happy Holidays from the staff at DiscussingFilm! The new year is upon us and with it arrives the well-known habit of procrastinating in buying holiday gifts. To make things easier for our readers, we have compiled a list of items that fit…

The 2019 DiscussingFilm Critic Awards Nominations

DiscussingFilm announced today the nominees for the 1st Annual DiscussingFilm Critic Awards. The awards nominations were voted on by a diverse range of critics. Critics from a wide range of sites, including; Next Best Picture, Awards Watch and more. The winners will be revealed on Wednesday 18th December.  Best Motion Picture 1917 Ad Astra Joker…

B.J. Novak Set To Direct 'Vengeance' For Blumhouse (EXCLUSIVE)

We have learned that B.J. Novak is set to write and direct 'Vengeance' for Blumhouse Productions. Although plot details are currently unknown regarding the film, we can infer that when researching the title 'Vengeance' on Google, the definition for the noun is "punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong." What does this…

BAFTA Preview – Willem Dafoe BAFTA: A Life in Pictures

'BAFTA A Life in Pictures' is a long-running series of interviews conducted live in which some of the world's top talent have attended, giving insights into their career and experiences working on their films. The series has hosted interviews with talent including David Fincher, Kenneth Branagh, Martin Scorsese, Alan Rickman, Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes, Keira…

‘The Mandalorian’ Chapter 4 Review – A Nuanced Serve From Director Bryce Dallas Howard

It comes with great pleasure to say that The Mandalorian has been anything but stale so far. Each week has delivered new surprises that have only hooked viewers' investment deeper. Last week's episode, The Sin, was action-packed and gratifying on different levels. The show puts much-needed pressure on the brakes with Chapter 4, subtitled Sanctuary. Everyone…

‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’ Review – Kevin Smith’s Splendid Journey of Extreme Hilarity

Kevin Smith returns to the View Askewniverse and his beloved characters, Jay and Silent Bob, in this self-knowing comedy of ridiculous power. Jay and Silent Bob Reboot had me thinking I was about to die, that is how hilarious and pitch-perfect Smith’s film is. Completely ridiculous, raunchy, outlandish and silly, it is the perfect stoner…