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Marlon Brando Prevented a Promising Actor From Being in ‘The Godfather’

In a different world, it would’ve been Burt Reynolds, and not Al Pacino, who was starring as Michael Corleone.

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Is Netflix’s ‘Nowhere’ Based on a True Story?

"I love you more than yesterday. But less than tomorrow."

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All The New Movies Coming to Streaming This Week: 'No Hard Feelings,' 'Saw X,' and More

This week's new streaming releases include the tenth film in an iconic horror franchise, a funny Jennifer Lawrence, and a teenage Kraken.

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The Underrated 1971 Occult Horror Flick That's a Must-See for Fans of ‘The Exorcist'

This overlooked gem predates William Friedkin's classic by two years.

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'It Follows' Ending Explained: What Does the Entity Really Represent?

David Robert Mitchell's cult horror poses many questions, but not many answers.

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‘American Made’ Ending Explained: What Happened to Barry Seal?

What happens to Seal after he becomes an informant for the DEA?

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Filming ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Was a Hellish Experience

Drugs, fires, and life-threatening makeup, oh my!

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‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Left Out One of the Wildest Details in Jordan Belfort’s Story

Why didn't Martin Scorsese include this fascinating part of Belfort's life story?

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Tom Hiddleston and Rachel Weisz Are Doomed Lovers in This Terence Davies Masterpiece

The 2011 film from the recently passed writer-director gives the two actors some of their finest performances.

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‘Black Hawk Down’ Ending Explained: Who Makes It Out Alive?

Who lives and who dies during the tragic Somalian military operation?

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The Scream Franchise Pays Homage to One Horror Classic More Than Any Other

Scream's been homaging this Hitchcock classic from the very beginning.

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The Harry Potter Director That Cemented the Franchise's Legacy

Who knows what kind of Wizarding World we would have had without this director?

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The Unnerving Real Twitter Thread That ‘Dear David’ Is Based On

How an online spooky story made its way to the big screen.

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'Killers of the Flower Moon': Release Date, Cast, Trailer, and Everything We Know About Martin Scorsese's Next Film

With his film about the Osage Indian Murders, director Martin Scorsese makes his first Western.

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The Most Intense Moment of Alfred Hitchcock's Movies Isn't the One You Think

Only the master of suspense could make a movie like this.

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Netflix’s ‘Ballerina’ Puts a Twist on the Revenge Thriller

There's more to this violent Korean movie than meets the eye.

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Cillian Murphy and Justin Timberlake’s Sci-Film Film Shouldn’t Be Lost to Time

The 2011 sci-film film from Andrew Niccol feels like a film that wouldn't be made today.

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Why Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Departed’ Got Banned Overseas

The beloved crime film left money on the table due to one brief subplot.

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